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Free boat, direct waterfront, heated pool, beach and island. What's more?

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

See and play what others can't! The island and beach only boaters can get to! Your own boat to use anytime! New heated pool March 2015!

Note that owner's phone number will be on pop up screen after clicking "send email" link to the right of the web page, and send an inquiry email to owner. You can also email owner for other available payment options and confirm booking details before sending in payment.

If this home is booked and not available for your date, please check out our listing of another vacation pool home!

For check in/out day other than Saturday, instant booking is not enabled. We require full payment at booking so that paper work is minimized. For monthly rentals, or multiple payments are necessary, please contact (email is best way) owner directly for options. Cancellation will still be honored and full payment refunded according to policy regardless payment schedule. For bookings that have check-in/check-out day other than Saturday (Ex. check-in on Tuesday and check-out on next Tuesday), an $150-$400 surcharge may apply for breaking up the weeks. Exception will be made if only none-Saturday check-in/check-out available for the date of inquiry, and for less than 7-day week availability discount may be available. Please contact owner for your specific date need if necessary. Maximum 6 adults.

This beautiful waterfront 3-bed, 2-bath house, 'Sea Breeze Gulf Villa', is in a very quiet neighborhood at city of New Port Richey. The home includes all brand new stainless steel kitchen appliances, hardwood kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, washer and dryer, travertine tiled bathrooms, 4 flat screen TVs, 1 computer, leather couches. The master bedroom has a king size bed, the second bedroom has a queen size bed, and the third bedroom features a bunk bed and a bed with trundle. Internet, cable TV, and phone service (within US) are included for free. Drive way can park up to 3 vehicles. Private dock can accommodate another boat if you want to bring your own.

Enjoy pool table or darts as you watch the breathtaking sunset over the water, or relax in the living/family room and watch a movie. You can fish in the backyard, on the dock and enjoy Florida breeze, or take a canoe strolling in the canal and bayou nearby. True water fun comes when you go out on a boat, and we provide a pontoon boat for 3 days use free of charge. Enjoy the open gulf, sand island, and fishing in the gulf of Mexico. You may also visit and relax at the only private sandy beach in Florida just 5 minutes away from your house with pavilions, clean restrooms, and grill stations.

Close by, you can enjoy fantastic local cuisine and shopping all within 15 minutes driving distance. Local thrilling amusement parks Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are among favorite places to visit. Other famous local beaches include honeymoon island, Caledisi Island, Clearwater beach, Treasure Island beach, Fort Desoto beach. Disney and Universal Studio are 90-minute drive away. 50-minute drive to Hard Rock Casino. 35-minute drive to Tampa and Clearwater/St. Petersburg Airports. The 'SPONGE DOCKS' in TARPON SPRINGS are just l5 minutes south. The town offers gift shops, antique stores, boat tours and 'GREEK CUISINE.' Also you won’t regret to check out downtown New Port Richey.

Boating: The home is on a deep water canal leading to open gulf. Boat ramp is available within the neighborhood too if you want to launch your own boat. The pontoon boat is provided for guests to visit the beautiful Sandbar or Anclote Key for shelling, fishing, snorkeling or Dolphin Watching with no extra charge. A canoe is also an excellent choice for cruising and fishing within bayou and canal. Pontoon boat's 3-day use is based on weekly stay, guests may use more days if there is no maintenance for the boat needed and no other arrangement like owner's own family use etc., check in/out day may be excluded. Boat shown in picture may not be the actual boat depends on availability.

Fishing: You can fish right off the back yard and the dock, in canal or bayou on a canoe, or use pontoon boat provided to fish in open gulf. You may be stalking Redfish and Trout, trolling for Spanish Mackerel, bringing Mangrove Snapper or even a Shark on board. Fishing license and equipment, bait are easily available in local stores close by. We provide fishing rods, and they are free if returned in good working condition.

Amenities: Internet with wireless wifi, cable TV, free phone service (within US), pool table, dart game, 1 computer, 4 TVs, fishing equipment, private dock, private sandy beach with pavilion and grill, gas grill in back yard, Kitchen and bathroom consumables (no refill during the visit)

This home is in a quiet neighborhood so if you are looking for somewhere just to party this probably isn't your place. But with all the amenities and available activities, you will definitely enjoy staying at this modern, beautiful, waterfront home for a truly relaxed and fun vacation!

3-night special $900 within 2 weeks of arrival date! (Holiday excluded, weekend day extra $100/night, boat extra $450). Please contact us to find out availability. Please note nightly rate shown on VRBO may be based on longer stay. For shorter than 7 days stay, please contact owner for booking.Online booking fee (~3% or higher for international banks) is guest's responsibility if guest choose this form of payment.

Note: To ensure our guests a satisfied vacation experience, we allow $30 reimbursements on items missing during the stay, and will be left with the house after leaving (missing kitchen wares etc. but no edible items and non-refillable consumables supplies noted in listing). Receipt and note to owner is required for reimbursement. If more then $30 purchase is necessary, please contact owner for approval first. Outdoor cleaning (grill, deck, boat etc.) is not included in cleaning fee. It's guest's responsibility to clean things back to original condition after use.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Kevin

Hello my name is Kevin. My wife Jane and I came to United State in late 90’s to get our master degree at University of Illinois. We then moved to Florida, and started our family here. We have two kids now. This vacation home is a big fun part of our family life, and we hope you can share this enjoyment of ours when stay at this little paradise. Life is good, live it to the fullness……

Please feel free to contact us at 813-438-3818 if you have any questions. Both of us are working parents so please leave a voice message. Email and inquiry from VRBO are always good ways to get our response quickly too.

What makes this house unique

Open gulf, sandy island, private beach, and a lot of fish!


Flor-a-mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Sleep 4 with a folding cot bed
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Free boat, direct waterfront, heated pool, beach and island. What's more?
average rating of 4.818182 based on 33 reviews

Very comfortable home, accommodating property manager,

  • 5 of 5

The property manager was very informative and helpful during the check in. The home was very comfortable and well furnished. We found the home very clean and stocked with plenty of linens. My family loved the pool table and we spent several evenings out by the pool. Our only disappointment was the broken boat. For us, the boat was the selling point so we were pretty bummed to discover the boat wasn't working. regardless, I recommend this home for anyone needing to stay in New Port Richey.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jamie, I really appreciate your review. With not being able to use the boat 100% of the time, it's very nice of you to give us a 5 stars. As we specified in listing, the maintenance for boats used in salt water is very unpredictable and cost a lot, but guest and us have to put safety first no matter what. If the house manager knows the situation early enough, he can try to arrange the use of other boat from another vacation home to maximize the water time for each guest. With that said, this is only the 2nd incidence when our guest lost more than 2 days of boat usage in a week at this vacation home. We are doing all necessary things to keep the boat well maintained.
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Very nice property, owner friendly but unreasonable

  • 4 of 5

We have no complaints about the property. The house is very nice, pool very nice and the boat was ok. It definitely is not as nice as portrayed; however, that really didn't bother us as we felt very blessed to be able to get out on the water daily. Definitely a huge bonus when renting a place. We were ready to give a perfect review until we received an email that there was blood on the sheets of one room. Yes, my dad scratched his elbow in the middle of the night the night before we were to leave and there was some blood on the sheet. Accidents happen. At a hotel you would never be charged for having blood on a sheet. They would be able to remove it and move on. We would have gladly taken care of it had we had product to use. We were checking out at 7:00 a.m. Not sure how they were not able to get the stain out, but they said they couldn't. We were charged $20 for the sheets (which is fine) but then $70 processing fee for their time and effort and to replace (really). After spending $2,800 to book this vacation, and overall taking very good care of the property, this amount seemed unreasonable. I would still recommend this place as it is very nice, the house manager is also very nice. Just be sure to not have any accidents.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We only charged $20 for extra time spent in cleaning the house and stained sheet. We replaced stained sheets with new ones on our own cost, there is NO $70 processing fee for new sheet charged. People may think the stain is not noticeable and sheet was almost new, but we understand how our future guests may feel if they see any faded stain marks. Again there is no $70 processing fee for ordering new sheet, and total spending of $2800 claimed in review includes $550 refundable deposit which goes back to guests. We did contact guest to correct the wrong information in the review, but chose not to bother people again as everyone's time is valuable - going through VRBO process to get review updated does take some effort. Hope this response clear up the fact for our future guests. Running a vacation rental on a shoe string budget is not easy. We do need our guest to share the responsibility to keep this home as nice as it could be. Our crew spend great effort and charge very reasonable rate to keep the cost down for our guests. We'd really appreciate everyone read our note and cleaning rule carefully to avoid extra cost on both sides - as in the past for each incidence we charged our guest only the bare minimum, and shouldered bigger portion of the cost ourselves. As an ending note: Please explore and enjoy Florida, and you won't regret it! It's a great vacation state that our family stayed for the last 17 years.
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Great vacation getaway home for families!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved the home, and found it to be a perfect place to stay during our spring break. The home has wonderful amenities, including a pool, pool table, location on a canal that connects to the Gulf and pontoon boat. We used all of these daily. We used the boat to get out to Anclote Keys and nearby sandbar; we passed dolphins on three occasions. New Port Richey is convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater ... the home is in a perfect location to become a base for taking advantage of all that the Bay area has to offer. Mickey was very helpful but unobtrusive. I hope to be able to stay in the home again.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is a perfect vacation stay for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved many things about the home - the pool table, the pool, but especially the boat. We used it nearly every day to explore the Anclote Keys and fish in the bay. We found the house to be clean and to have plenty of the necessities like towels and dishes. I hope to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family spot

  • 4 of 5

House is roomy and in a quiet neighbourhood.....with updated kitchen and bathrooms. It was nice to have a pool table and pontoon boat and the pool was great once the heater was repaired. Enjoyed the waterway and saw the dolphins almost every day. One day, a Manatee came up the

While the backyard was nice, the front needs some sprucing up.....the lawn and driveway covered with dead pods from the trees. Also the walkway needs a good cleaning. Other than that we were pleased with the house

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SO relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We rented for a month knowing we would have lots of visits from family and friends and we all really enjoyed the house and its amenities. What we loved the most was going out on the pontoon boat--it was so relaxing. We were really happy to find that the boat was available at any time and wasn't a shared boat. We could fish from the dock, and there were even two child sized fishing poles for the grands. We had dockside visits from a couple dolphins as well. The private beach down the road is just beautiful. The house could use a couple beach chairs, but towels on the sand worked for us. The pool was heated to 88 degrees which meant our small grandchildren could go in no matter what the weather was. We were happy to discover there's a high chair and a port-a-crib as well. The pool table got quite a bit of use and was very entertaining when we had guests. We found that Kevin and Michael were extremely responsive and helpful and that makes for a great vacation rental experience!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Gulf Harbor Beach Club

Property is conveniently located around water and easy access to all your everyday life . Publix (best grocery chain in Florida is right at entrance of community.


Rates & Availability

Flor-a-mar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Autumn
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2017 Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2017 Xmas
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 Winter
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 7 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 Early Summer
Apr 8 2018 - Jun 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 Summer
Jun 2 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 Autumn
Aug 25 2018 - Nov 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 winter
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2018 Xmas
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $550
Cleaning $120
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and payment received. Holiday, long weekend special rate extra $100 on top of weekly rate unless noted. Monthly rate includes 2 weeks (no weekend) of pontoon usage. Maximum 6 adults, total 8 guest with no pets. Weekly rental need full payment to complete the booking to save extra works, cancellation policy remain the same as note. Online booking fee (~3% or higher for international banks) is guest's responsibility if guest choose this form of payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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