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Relax and Recharge on Beautiful Private Island Oasis. Amazing Sunsets !

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Newly Renovated Condo: Stunning Ocean Front Views. Private Balcony Sleeps 4-6

I have just purchased this 7th floor 2 bedroom unit. I do have a 1 bedroom advertised on VRBO as well and you can read my reviews, 13- 5 STARS over the last year as well as read what other vacationers have to say about the complex! Property # 506076.

Welcome to Paradise! A PRIVATE island oasis with gated access and 24 hr security; minutes from Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pete Beaches. This is a 7th floor condo of Gulf Island Beach and Tennis Club, overlooking the private bay and Olympic size heated pool! FREE WI-FI throughout unit as well as 2 dvd players, New 55 inch Flat screen in Living Room plus 32 inch in Master bedroom w/ HD cable!

Complex also has private bay with white sand private beach and mile long Nature Trail right along the gulf!

This unit has been completely remodeled and freshly painted!

The spacious master bedroom boasts a private entrance to the balcony overlooking The Gulf of Mexico!

Both Bedrooms have full baths with NEW granite countertops and sinks! See pics!

Living room has couch has a queen size pull out bed, and 12 foot wide sliders which walk right onto the balcony and give an impeccable open view of the Gulf of Mexico!

Unit also has built in Reverse Osmosis water filtration so no bad Florida water taste here! ( No need to buy and carry jugs of water).

There is Plenty to do in the area with multiple Malls, parks, mini golf and even many 18 hole golf courses and great restaurants all Close by! Also close to the Bonati Spine institute, this is an ideal place to recuperate and re-charge your batteries.

The clubhouse for this particular unit has a library and Game Room with full size pool table, ping pong, fuss ball, chess, checkers and even a full size poker table.

The clubhouse Is a BEAUTIFUL VENUE overlooking the Gulf of Mexico on one side and a saltwater canal going into the Gulf on the other! It has plenty of parking ad can be rented for a very reasonable price! It seats over 100 people so you can entertain multiple guests! Clubhouse also has a full size bar with all the utensils you need to through a party!. Plenty of Countertop Space to hold Hot and Cold trays (Catering)

There are also 2 work out rooms with weight lifting machines and multiple treadmills, elliptical machines and other various cardio equipment.

The view and fantastic Florida sunsets cannot be put into words, but must be seen and experienced for yourself. You will NOT be disappointed!

Credit Cards accepted

From our private island, you are only a short drive to a number of major amusements and other Florida attractions including:

* Disney World

* Busch Gardens

* Weeki Wachee

* Casino gambling boats

* Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

* Clearwater and Saint Petersburg beaches and shopping

There are a number of great local restaurants including:

* Sams on the Beach

* Mike's Dockside

* Inn on the Gulf

* Numerous Privately Owned Local Catch Restaurants


You can also choose from a variety of familiar 'chain' restaurants including:

* Olive Garden/ Carrabas

* All fast food chains located nearby

*Bob Evans/Perkins/Denny's/Ihop

* Steak N Shake

More Details

Sergio Franciamore
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, italian, some German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Sergio Franciamore

We purchased this unit upon entering and seeing the view we realized why we moved to Florida! (Northern Transplants) This secured community epitomizes Florida living at its best. to us. We completely renovated the unit because this is our 'staycation' retreat. We have many animals because we run a rescue so we really can't go on vacation but we definitely don't mind! We go often when its not rented for sunset dinners, bbq's, game room and boating not to mention all the other activities. Me and my family love it here and we are sure you will too!

Sergio Franciamore purchased this condo in 2014

Why Sergio Franciamore chose Hudson

Florida Living at its Best ! Local fishing, clean and secure surroundings. Pet friendly (small pets) plus beautiful weather numerous amenities including local golf courses, private tennis courts, Olympic size heated pool game room. In short amazing resort style living for relatively little money.

What makes this condo unique

To be 100% honest we purchased the unit because of the amenities, but really because of the amazing view and sunsets!


Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , shower , Both Bathrooms have new granite countertops, sinks and fauce
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Both Bathrooms have new granite countertops, sinks and fauce
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second bedroom has queen size bed and full bath w/ granite!
    Master bedroom - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom has Floor to ceiling 10 foot wide sliders to private balcony! Enjoy unparalleled view of the Gulf of Mexico while lying in Bed!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Relax and Recharge on Beautiful Private Island Oasis. Amazing Sunsets !
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 27 reviews
chagrin falls

Amazing complex, loads of wildlife, best pool of anywhere I've stayed.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the first time, not knowing what to expect of the area. I can say it was great. Sergio was very helpful, and was always quick to reply if you have any questions. The first morning there we saw loads of dolphins right off of our balcony. On the third day there, my wife got to assist with Florida wildlife people with rescuing an injured bald eagle, what an experience! Our first walk along the water we saw so many different kinds of birds, and a flock of stingrays. Everybody there was super friendly, and this place is hands-down the best bang for your buck for a vacation spot. We definitely plan on staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's awesome! I did not know you guys help an injured eagle that is amazing! I've been living down here for 14 years and everytime I go to the complex I'm still amazed at the natural beauty as well! Glad you enjoyed your stay look forward to having you again... safe journeys!😊
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Very relaxing vacation spot.

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 stayed here for our Spring Break. The view from the balcony is absolutely beautiful. You can see the sunset from here and watch the wildlife swim past. There was a stingray right below the balcony one morning and we spotted dolphins from there. We also enjoyed the nature walk around the property. One evening we were able to spot dolphins feeding in the area. They were so close!!

This condo is close to so many activities. We saw the sponge docks in nearby Tarpon Springs and went to Homosassa to see the manatee. There are also numerous beaches and state parks.

Sergio told us about some local restaurants to try and my family enjoyed them. The calzones at Gianni's were great and my daughters enjoyed the ice cream parlor. We will definitely be back for another vacation here.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed yourselves! Meeting you and your family was very nice... I wish you safe travels back and hope to see you again soon. Take care Sergio :)
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Amazing and relaxing place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation we were surprised & delighted with this lovely property. The condo is beautiful & the amenities impeccable, very clean. Every room was perfect for our needs, we enjoyed using the kitchen, it had everything we needed for meals we felt like at home. In the evening we enjoyed sipping wine on the balcony overlooking the gulf . We loved The location and the facility has a large pool area, gym, tennis court and beautiful views, plenty of parking , restaurants and grocery stores. Excellent service Sergio is exceptional and very accommodating, he couldn’t do enough for us! We definitely be back!!

Thank you Sergio.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed... Hope you come back soon! thanks Sergio
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Very nice Condo with all the essentials

  • 4 of 5

Overall very nice experience at the Gulf Island Condo. The condo has everything that is needed for a long stay and a very nice view of the Gulf and small natural harbor (?). We saw dolphins playing in the harbor one day and walked the nature trail once. Unfortunately we caught the coldest 3-4 days they have had in that area recently so we were a little limited in what we could do. The condo was a little light on supplies like trash bags, dishwasher soap, and toilet paper, which I ended up buying. Not a big deal though as there is a Dollar General right across Hwy 19 and plenty of grocery stores within 5 minutes. If you want a quiet area at a great price and don't mind a bit of a drive to the beach, this is the place for you!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay... as far as the items you mentioned I got with the maid and took care of that.. little miscommunication that won't happen again. As I mentioned in the ad there is a small private beach on premise.. great if you want to just relax with a drink and get the sand between your toes and a little Sun without the crowds! 😆 but if you're looking for the bigger Beaches they are within a 30 minute drive... thanks and hope to see you again.
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The perfect spot for an extended stay as well as a quick visit to Florida.

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 3 recently went to this area specifically to discover it. Great place for relaxing its quiet and calm. The owner is very friendly and helpful. Our room was roomy, comfortable and just what you would want in a room by the water. However, everything there is too old and the room needs renovation.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your vacation with your family at my condo. I do strive to make an excellent experience for all my guests and take away pieces of advice from constructive criticism... although in this case I am a bit confused since almost all the furniture is less than 2 years old... If you read the other reviews one at all has mentioned anything about old furniture! in fact to the contrary it has been renovated less than two years ago....
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

The condo was clean and well stocked. The pool was empty due to maintenance. Definitely not Sergios fault, but it would have been nice to know in advance if for no other reason than to manage expectations of our children. The area has some beautiful things to see. Definetly worth the money and was better than anything that would have been provided by a hotel.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you and your family enjoy your stay... I do apologize of the pool was out of service at the top of your stay However I could not advise you since it was an emergency repair..and the owners were not advised until a few days before the repairs were to commence. once again sorry for the unfortunate situation and if you would like to book again I would definitely give you a discount ..have a good one take care!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Clearwater/ Tampa
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sam's Beach Bar/ Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
The Links, Beacon Woods + many others!
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
PortuGreek, Sam's om the Beach + many others!
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hudson Beach
Car: recommended

Countless amenities located nearby including world class golf courses, beaches, restaurants, malls and cinema's.

Enjoy everything from small family Italian restaurants to large chains such as Red Lobster, Carabba's. This community has numerous tennis courts, 2 exercise rooms, large banquet hall which can be rented at no charge!

Enjoy the private mile long Nature Path which surrounds the complex. Enjoy watching many different species of birds and fish including Dolphins and Manatees! You can also fish from many different areas around the complex or just enjoy sitting on the benches watching the boats and wildlife!


Rates & Availability

Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
winter 2018
Dec 15 2017 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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