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Stunning Waterfront on Tampa Bay, Family-Friendly and Close to Downtown

(18 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/12/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Begin your day with a beautiful view !!

You will be amazed when you take your first step into our dream home situated directly on Tampa Bay.

From the sunroom of this amazing waterfront home you will enjoy an expansive view, alive with sailboats, dolphins, manatees and birds.. Enjoy every day sunrise from our tropical yard, and grill a wonderful steak at sunset.

This home is located in a very quaint neighborhood called “Tropical Shores”, just 15 minutes away from the pristine white beaches of St Pete Beach, Pass-a-grille or Fort Desoto and 30 minutes from Tampa Airport. Few minutes drives to downtown St Pete which has everything as restaurants, movies, theatres, shopping center “Sundial” and the well-known Dali Museum.

This one story luxury home has been completely remodeled in 2015. Three bedrooms (1 King and 2 Queens) + 2 sleepers and three bathrooms altogether, AC, TV Cable, wifi throughout the home, washer and dryer and a charcoal grill. All what you need to spend your dream vacation in the sunny Florida.

The property is furnished and includes

- 3 bedrooms (1 King, 2 Queens)
- 2 Queen sleepers in living room
- 2 cabled TV
- 3 bathroom (1 bath, 3 showers)
- 1 fully equipped kitchen
- 1 wash machine and dryer
- Indoor and outdoor furniture
- Bedsets for 10 guests altogether
- Towels (3 per person)
- 2 cars closed garage
- 2 cars outside parking facility (driveway)
- Free wifi available throughout the house
- Safe box

This is a family friendly house. This is not a party house. We respect our neighbors and require your compliance. Thanks for your understanding.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 02/12/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2640 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    One of the renter must be at least 25 at the Check-in date....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    safe and quiet area for kids to play...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking is permitted outside of the house according to rental agreement. Restrictions and conditions apply....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets under 40 pounds admitted. Please refer to rental agreement and pet addendum for conditions....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Masterbedroom with ensuite bathroom and walking closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Bedroom with ensuite bathroom and closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Bedroom with closet...moreless

  • Additional 2 queens sofa sleepers in the living room

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • All bathrooms newly renovated


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    5 minutes from Downtown by car...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Right in front of Tampa Bay...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Right on the Tampa Bay with beautiful sunrise every morning. Enjoy a barbecue in the yard and watch dolphins, stingrays and manatees every day from your back yard....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Outdoor fire pit....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 cars in a closed garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi network available in the whole house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    and extra bedset will be provided after two weeks for any longer stay....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Extra large...moreless

  • Parking:

    2 cars on the driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2 pieces per guest...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Filter and keurig...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough dishes and ustentils for 12 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully newly equipped and remodeled kitchen with induction range, microwave, dishwasher, central island, 2 separate sinks....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Renter will find enough of the following to start its stay and do the first cooking. Supplementary quantities to be bought by renter. Olive oil and balsamic vinegar Spices Salt & Pepper coffee Soap...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Huge size. Freezer as well and separate ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster:

    Use the oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden


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from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Cleaning fee $220 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13%

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 02/12/2017
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  • Salvador Dali Museum

    "The largest Dali collection in the USA"

  • St Pete Beach

    "Among the nicest beaches in the USA (and in the world). We enjoy especially Fort de Soto and..."

  • Sunken Gardens

    "We love this garden at the verge of downtown. Beautiful flowers and quiet place where to res..."

  • Tampa Bay Rays

    "If you like baseball, you know the Rays. An institution in St Pete and one of the best team ..."

  • Mazzaro's Italian Market

    "The best Italian food store and bar. Recently, many new market places opened in St-Petersbur..."

  • Central Arts District

    "There is so much to see in terms of art in St Pete. Numerous galleries, museums, artists per..."

  • Vinoy Park

    "A very nice promenade from downtown to Snell Island. Enjoy!"

  • Chattaway

    "The closest restaurant near our house. A place that local people adore and where they come f..."

  • Museum of Fine Arts

    "The museum is rather small, but they do good things in it. And the café is very good for a l..."

  • Mahaffey Theater

    "A great theater with a lot of shows and concerts. Select the ones you prefer and enjoy your ..."

  • North Straub Park

    "The Park right in front of our favorite ice cream place: Paciugo. Also right in front of the..."

  • Lassing Park

    "You will love this park, very close to the house we rent. It is a nice walk or ride from our..."

  • St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market

    "that is something you want to do if you come between October and May. Every Saturday morning..."

  • Outback Steakhouse

    "On 4th street N, across the street from Sunken garden, an Aussie restautant that you can fin..."

  • Fish Tales

    "Great place to have a drink or eat fast food right on the water in a Marina. To go there, yo..."

  • Sea Critters Cafe

    "After a nice walk on the beach (Pass-a-Grille) have lunch or dinner at Sea Critters. Very go..."

  • Ortygia

    "One of our favourite place on the other side of the skyway bridge. The restaurant is in the ..."

  • Weedon Island Preserve

    "Natural park where it is so cool to walk on the ways and bridges among the mangrove. Or rent..."

  • International Plaza

    "Where to go shopping if not there... Lots of national and international brands and very good..."

  • Fort de Soto Park

    "Among the best beaches in the area in a natural park that is very quiet and peaceful. White ..."

  • Pass-a-grille Beach, St Pete, FL

    "We like to walk on this beach and to bath. White sand, blue water, infinite view and often d..."

  • Lowry Park Zoo

    "A place to go with the family. "

  • Busch Gardens - Tampa

    "Best theme park in the Tampa area, if you do not want to go the Orlando and its crowd. This ..."

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa Intl Airport (TPA)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
St. Petersburg Country Club
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Gallo Grande (fine mexican dishes)
10 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

St Petersburg is an amazing vacation area, where everyone, children and adults, will find its pleasure and satisfaction.

In St Pete, you will like walking on Central avenue or on the Bay front, discover the marina and the numerous restaurants and bars. You will enjoy running into a lot of various small shops along the streets or visit the newly renovated Sundial open mall.

For those who love art, you will visit the Dali museum and its largest US Dali collection. Visit also the Chihuly collection and the museum of art.

Half an hour away from St Petersburg, you will reach Tampa and the Bushgarden theme park as well as its famous Zoo. The whole family will have a blast.

St Petersburg is also well known for its beaches with white sand. Take the morning or the afternoon to go to Fort de Soto or to Pass-a-Grille.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: We came first time to Florida in 2011. We loved it so much that we keep coming back since that time with our children and friends. Willing to share more what we consider as the place where we want to live, we bought that house to rent it to additonal visitors and we hope they will love this place as much as we do.

Why Tropical Shores, Saint Petersburg, FL, USA:
This property is unique. It is a single family home, with three bedrooms and three bathrooms, a wonderful kitchen and eating room directly facing the water, as well as an extra large living room and sunroom. The yard in front of the house is gorgeous and there is place for you to grill and relax while enjoying the dolphins and manatees swimming a few feet away of you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
- waterfront - single family house - fully newly renovated - dolphins and manatees in front of you - quiet and safe area - nice neighborhood - close to downtown St Pete

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 02/12/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Dolphin House. stpeteholidays

    Dolphin House. stpeteholidays

  • Dolphin in the bay. What you can see and live from your yard.

    Dolphin in the bay. What you can see and live from your yard.

  • Downtown St Pete and its marina

    Downtown St Pete and its marina

  • Pristine beach not far from our house

    Pristine beach not far from our house

VRBO #702515

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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