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##!!WALK TO THE BEACH New#!!1/2 Price, Bay Area Beaches Avail immediately

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 14 nights


About the property

Bay Area Beaches Avail immediately. Want to Just Let Go, Escape and Relax, then this house would be ideal. Once you try it, you may never stay in a hotel again. This is a home away from home without 'Honey to do’ chores. Come down here and decompress and get revitalized. PRICED VERY LOW TO GET GUESTS & REVIEWS. Available as of now it is vacant & available TODAY FOR SHORT/LONG TERM ### WALK TO THE BEACH New#1/2 Price NEW LISTING for the Bay Area beaches.Warm Sunny beach days is all we see. All guests so far have expressed that it is more than they expected. TRY THIS PLACE. YOU WILL BE GLAD YOU DID. Hospitality, guest comfort, and making your vacation memorable are a top priority for me. SPECIAL PRICING $54.00 Per Night, $350.00 Per week, $1,285.00 monthly rentals until the start of winter season November 15th. Fully furnished vacation rentals around here in summer are in high demand. Two weeks stay required for the special pricing below. The price for this place with all the amenities is much below all other comparable vacation rentals available around here.

Found countless travelers DON’T LIKE FILING CABINET TYPE REGULAR RECTANGULAR HOTEL ROOMS. This place is not a concrete jungle multifloored on stilts, like the condos up & down these Bay Area beaches. Here you have green grass, plants, flowers, trees and a fresh water & Considered Water Front. Water on one side & other is blue water again from the large pool. The unit has ice cold dedicated remote control Mini Split Air AC system. See pictures. Available 2017 for Baseball training fans or vacationers

As described it is 1.3 miles from the Main entrance to the beach. 1.6 miles from house. WALK to the Quiet Beaches- Private wing of an appealing house in a newer subdivision. The unit has a kitchenette & additional half bath (pool bath), has a Private Entrance with a large High Fenced yard. Enjoy the Jacuzzi & Large pool or Sunbathe, all with privacy & no sharing. The pool, Jacuzzi, deck etc. are all yours. It is like your own pool. The Entrance has an Electronic Lock for security & keyed door on the unit. No other guests. Unlike a Condo or an Apartment, there is no occupied area on any of the six sides of this rental. One unused area southside. It is similar to a duplex. There are no shared areas. The pool, Jacuzzi, deck etc. are all yours with unhindered privacy.

VRBO/Homeaway LISTING IN 'GET IN SOME POOL TIME ANYTIME' 'whether you’re into laps or lying out, nothing says vacation like the pool. skip crowded hotel scenes and book a house with your very own watering hole instead. you’ll love the freedom and never having to hunt for an open lounge chair again. AND IF YOU PICK A PLACE WITH AN OUTDOOR GRILL, YOU’LL HAVE ATTAINED VACATION PERFECTION.'

VRBO/Homeaway offers Property Damage Protection or a refundable damage deposit of $350. This deposit is waived at owner’s discretion. Mandatory when accompanied by a pet or child under 10

Full wood floor in bedroom & large Walk-in- Closet. w Shelves for Luggage etc., Queen Bed Set, Sealy Posturepedic Mattress, Leather Lounger with Ottoman, Desk. Wall mounted (extendable and multi-directional) 32” Hi-Def TV (With USB and HDMI inputs for your computer tablets, laptops, stream UTube exercise routines & other video devices, cable, (sometimes PPV & Premium channels are Free). Use Streaming services Full high-speed internet/Wi-Fi & more. Building has 5 windows facing a large pond that looks like a lake. Close to the beach. Enjoy the greenery & escape to a peaceful, beautiful neighborhood.

The rental is comparable to any superior hotel, accommodation. Bath has a relaxing Tub, Pool (Large), Jacuzzi (heat-extra), almost lap size pool, Large Sunning Deck, Large Canopy Deck with Outdoor Table for six. Some with ottomans. All 6 chairs with arms, convert to Lie Flat Lounger with Cushions. Another table with an umbrella has four chairs.

The kitchen/kitchenette has 2 burners for cooking with double coils for a barbecue. (Coverts to four burners if needed) a sink, cabinets, coffee maker, toaster oven, Lighted Microwave with Turntable. Pots, Pans, Cutlery, plates, glasses etc. and next to the room. Lighted Refrigerator is 2 doors. The freezer can take Pizza & full-size Ice cream containers & doors can hold large2-liter soda bottles, Wine bottles, unlike the very limited ones found in resorts. Three sides of Kitchenette are Walled and the fourth open towards the pool. (Fun thing to do on a vacation & barbecuing). For the most part, guests are delighted they don't have to cook in or adjacent to a bed area and stink up the beds. Those are generally the poorer quality accommodations. Al Fresco Dining. 6 chairs. A high demand in most restaurants. There is even a white table cloth and candle chairs. The unit is comparable to a Duplex, nothing shared. The Cooktop is a Jenn-Air. Downdraft Electric, 4 burners with 2 coils interchangeable to a barbecue. The oven is a countertop large enough for cooking a lamb shank.

Senior citizen guests, handicapped and not so mobile as a courtesy and at request are given the use of the laundry and also the use of the other well-equipped spacious Handicapped, accessible Kitchen (cooking range, oven (stove), microwave, toaster, dishwasher, table top oven, blender etc.) or dinette in the core house. There are 2 laundromats within a mile from the house. The sheets and Towels are usually laundered once a week if requested.

Short walk or drive to the beaches with fairly good parking. Subdivision - Collins Estates, with relatively luxurious newer houses. People biking, walking, jogging, skateboarding, and non-nosy or noisy neighbors. Nearby by entertainment, including restaurants, bars, pubs, a lounge & a night club. Close proximity to drug stores, gas stations, groceries (with a bakery), banks, five fast food with drive-throughs (All walking distance approximately), Starbucks, Five Guys, Jimmy John’s, Subway, 2 gyms, Pizza, Chinese and more. Grub hub delivery and better still is Otto's Beach Delivery (food from any beach/off beach restaurant), Largo Public Golf Course – 2 miles. Uber Eats and deliver food from many restaurants. Take-out Menus, sightseeing, activities brochure & website links are all provided in room desk.

Perfect location for sight-seeing, live music, golfing, biking/jogging trails, shopping, boating and all water activities including Paragliding, Boat & Jet Ski rentals.

World Drive in Orlando to Disney's Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Blizzard Beach, Animal Kingdom is 64 miles from Tampa & another 20+ to Bay Area beaches, where this house is. Most people staying here drive up morning & come back in the night. You could stay here instead of Orlando, for your entire visit & save a bundle

Close to most major attractions: 1.75 miles to bike path and city park. 3 min. drive to great shops, numerous restaurants, outdoor bars/pubs, restaurants 15 mins. to Clearwater Beach (many awards) & Aquarium 25 mins. to quaint town of Dunedin *40 mins. to St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach *40 mins. from Tampa, Int'l Airport *50 mins. to Bush Gardens *55 mins to Sarasota *90 mins to Disney/SeaWorld/Universal (Orlando has many theme parks), day boat trips for fishing/dolphin watching & lunch/evening dining.

PSTA mini terminal (1.3 Miles), nearby takes you all smaller cities between the larger St, Petersburg, and Clearwater.

A Beach Trolley (stop is 1.6 Miles), runs through several beaches from Pass-A-Grille/St. Pete Beach to Clearwater Beach. Beach cabs do come here and charge $5 for 2.5 miles. That will take you to Indian Rocks, Indian Shores, Redington & Belleair Beach. $10 will get you to Madeira, John's Pass Village and Boardwalk. Treasure Island. Use UBER or LYFT (PRIVATE CAR services) almost HALF price OF CABS Served by 2 international airports and Amtrak.If you need beach chairs, beach towels, bikes (have to get them into shape) please ask.FREE PARKING- with 2 off-road spots. Plenty of parking. Minimum Rental: 6 nights (Even if you choose to stay less) FOR A LARGER DOG CALL, will need a reference from a previous vacation rental owner or agency. Extra charges $12 apply and for short stay guests beyond 2, including small kids. Hospitality is an imperative requirement for all the rental websites I post, advertise or list on and none of them are cheap.

NEW LISTING TO VRBO. I HAD A CONDO - VACATION RENTAL ON THE BEACH. I have traveled to over 125 countries on work & vacation and stayed in the smallest of Pensiones & homes from Brazil to Australia & know what I takes to host. Many shared common rooms. Must be 35 years or older, give or take a few years. A bylaw Requirement Rates do vary, usually only $10 to $18 according to demand. Weekend rates may apply for events. FEES, QUITE OFTEN NONE (ZERO) APPLY, VARY BY THE NUMBER OF OCCUPANT’S AND HOLIDAYS. WEEKEND RATES APPLY ONLY TO GUESTS FOR LESS THAN A MONTH STAY. I GIVE DISCOUNTS FOR LONGER STAYS & SINGLE OCCUPATION.

Please call if your reservation request is urgent & a requested property falls thru. IF YOU CALL & MISS ME, PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE (don't hang up) WITH THE EXACT DATES YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AVAILABILITY. MUST CALL IF YOUR STAY STARTS ANYTIME IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS.

For those inquiring, the pool has logos of 2 dolphins, mother & baby turtles on the steps are mosaic tiles in the pool. For the season, all payments are due at time of booking, (even if it is booked the end of previous season). The demand for rentals is overwhelming in winter, with little or none available. If a renter cancels I lose badly in the peak season and it could remain vacant. There are actually small margins in these rentals. The winter season is the only time we get in the black (money wise) for the year. Trip Cancellation Insurance is strongly recommended and more so during the peak months, for any change of plans.

The getaway from the bitter cold, winds & snow to this beach area, starts about mid-October every year. I AM REALLY AT HALF PRICE. TRY THIS PLACE. YOU WILL

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Calendar last updated:
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Why irwin chose Largo

NEW LISTING TO VRBO. I HAD A CONDO - VACATION RENTAL ON THE BEACH. TRY OUT THIS UNIT AND YOU WILL BE HAPPY YOU DID. I have travelled to over a 100 countries on work & vacation and stayed in the smallest of Pensiones & homes from Brazil to Australia & know what It takes to host..

What makes this house unique

Found many travelers DON’T LIKE FILING CABINET TYPE REGULAR RECTANGULAR HOTELS. ROOMS. This is not a concrete jungle, like the condos up & down these Bay Area beaches. Here you have green grass, plants, flowers, trees and a fresh water & considered waterfront. Water on one side & look out from the opposite window is blue water again from the large pool. VRBO/Homeaway offers Property Damage Protection. Guests need to have this or a refundable damage deposit of $350. This deposit is waived at owner’s discretion. The refundable deposit or damage insurance is mandatory when accompanied by a pet or child under 10. One benefit is that the Minimum Age for Renters is 30 Years - Association Requirement - only exception Children and grandchildren 10 years or younger are permitted.

The price for this place with all the amenities is much below all other comparable vacation rentals available around here. All guests so far have expressed that it is more than they expected and have referred their family & friends, and I am really at 1/2 price. With 2 people occupying for this price around the beaches, each works out to 1/4 of what others charge as some prices are sneakily listed as per person like the cruises.


Collins Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower , Pool Bath
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
I do not have any hidden fees. As posted on all websites the only fee is $34 check/cash cleaning fee that goes directly to the agency. They check the room for any damages, inventory & bring it back to the condition owner rented it. Costs me $60, but I have to keep it competitive.VRBO offers insurance for Property Damage Protection or a refundable damage deposit of $350 is needed. This deposit is waived at owners discretion. Pets $4.50/night/per pet, reduced to $3.50 for monthly rentals. Long Weekend Holidays $8 to $18 Extra (for 3 days before to 2 days after). Fees are not applicable in most cases. If applicable, vary by the number of occupant’s and holidays. Weekend rates apply only to guests for less than a month stay. Depending on demand all owners adjust their rates. Once booked or reserved with a STRA (Short Term Rental Agreement), no owner can adjust rates. So please book & lock in early. Travel worry-free with travel insurance & strongly recommended in case you have to cancel


4.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

##!!WALK TO THE BEACH New#!!1/2 Price, Bay Area Beaches Avail immediately
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed the privacy of the property. Owner was easy to work with. Would have preferred private heating and cooling controls and a full kitchen.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rental

  • 5 of 5

Being experienced cyclist we loved this home located close to the Pinellas Trail and proximity to Walsingham, Boce Ciega and Taylor Parks plus the Gulf Beaches. A great Host Family wanting to accommodate a comfortable and enjoyable winter stay. Our suite was decorative,clean,spacious with lots of storage, quiet and comfortable..

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1.1 Miles
MAKOS ON THE ROCKS Lounge & Night Club
Nearest Golf
1.1 Miles
Largo Golf Course 1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
US Interstate I 275
Nearest Beach
1.6 Miles
Car: not necessary

Groceries, Drug store, Gym, shipping stores, restaurants, fast food, immediate care (In lieu of expensive ER's), wine stores, dry cleaners, hair, nail salon, golf course etc within 2 miles range


Rates & Availability

Collins Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Vacations
May 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
Winter high Seaso(PEAK DEMAND)
Dec 16 2017 - Mar 15 2018
14 night minimum stay
Easter/Spring Break
Mar 16 2018 - Apr 30 2018
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $4.5 + Tax
Friday & Sat extra/day $8 + Tax
Cleaning fee for entire $34
Damage Protection $59
Pet/day Reduced after 30 $3.5 + Tax
$18/D long holiday Wknds $18 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Maximum 3 occupants. There is a $4.50 a day for a child (Under age 10) & a $11 a day charge per adult beyond 2 occupants for a sundry of reasons. There is a refundable (once the cleaning service has checked) deposit of $300 if accompanied by a pet & a fee of $4.50 a day per pet- Maximum Two. (Liability Insurance, monitoring etc.). These fees are still below what other owners charge. I take no refundable deposit for the pet as long as I get a previous home/Apt owner (or vacation rental company) that you can provide as a reference. Deposit are often waived for guests at discretion of owners & references. Pet fee could we waived after a month. Some Weekends for Thurs, Fri, Sat Extra $11 a day. Will be waived for longer rentals except for long holiday weekends which is an extra $18 a night
Priced to get my foot into the door with these rental web sites. The price for this place with all the amenities is much below all other comparable fully furnished accommodation available around here. All guests so far have expressed that it is more than they expected and have referred their family & friends. Minimum Age Limit for Renters is 35 Years - Association Requirement - Children and grandchildren 13 years or younger are permitted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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