Beachfront Cottages at Beautiful Sandy Shores(105 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
has three beautiful cottages:
THE PATIO and THE GARDEN (see #508989)
has been in the Hall family for over 60 years, and is currently owned and operated by Myrtle Hall. Myrtle is German-born and moved to Indian Rocks Beach in 2000 when she married her late husband, Ned. Ned’s grandmother bought the Indian Rocks Beach property in 1946. Ned's father George Hall built the first, two-story building in 1952. The one-story Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. Ned's family lived here in the winter, and spent the summer in Ithaca, NY, where his father was the Golf Coach at Cornell University for over 40 years. Ned followed in his footsteps as a PGA Teaching Professional for over 25 years. He was teaching at the Clearwater Golf Club located in Clearwater, Florida when Myrtle, in Florida on holiday from Germany, met him in 1998. Myrtle and Ned, of course, had their wedding right in front of beautiful Sandy Shores!
Like Ned, Myrtle fell in love with this beautiful property and its rich family history. Ned and Myrtle started to rent out their cottages in 2005 after a complete beautification and enjoyed every minute of sharing this lovely property with their guests. Myrtle carries on the Hall family tradition of hospitality at Sandy Shores and adds her special brand of German warmth. Her attention to detail and cleanliness makes Sandy Shores a unique and charming retreat.
Surf, sand and sun, coupled with quiet solitude, magnificent sunsets, and the shade of the Australian Pines make this the perfect getaway spot. You will enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - perfect for a morning stroll or an afternoon shelling expedition, as well as beautiful-maintained accommodations. Sandy Shores is a slice of Old Florida at it's very finest.
Visit our other properties at:
VRBO #508989 - Patio Cottage
VRBO #508994 - Garden Cottage
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Member since: 2005
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- King size bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Bathroom with Shower and Bath tub
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec - January
Dec 18 - Jan 27, 2017
7 night min stay
Jan 28 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay
May - December
Apr 29 - Dec 15, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $85 + tax
- Tax Rate 13%
Check in after 3 pm on your check-in date and check-out at 10 am
on your departure date.
PLEASE LIMIT THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS SHOWN ABOVE. PARKING IS LIMITED TO ONE SPACE PER UNIT.
A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more
than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date are subject to a 5% cancellation fee or $50
which ever is greater. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are
made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation
deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.
You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.
I highly recommend you purchase travel insurance. If you wish to purchase travel
insurance, go to www.accessamerica.com or www.insuremytrip.com for details and
No pets allowed under any circumstances.
I have 2 other cottages as well. Please visit listing numbers 508994 GULF Cottage and 508989 PATIO Cottage to view their availability.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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June 2012 Beach Renourishment with fine sand, additional Local Activities and Attractions, Disney, EPCOT, Cypress Gardens are just 2 hours away, Bush Gardens, Historic Ybor City with its nightlife, Pinellas Trail, Salvador Dali Museum, Dog Track, Casino Cruises, Bird Sanctuaries and Flea Markets, The Bohemian Town of Indian Rocks Beach offers great Restaurants and local shops, several in walking distance, there are large grocery stores within 3-5 minutes drive and a CVS just across the street, nearest Airport, Clearwater/St, Pete or Tampa, Distance 15/28 miles, nearest Town, Clearwater, distance 5 miles
Year Purchased: 1946
About the owner: Sandy Shores has been in my late husband, Ned's, family for over 60 years. Ned's Grandmother bought it in 1946 and his Father built the first two story building in 1952 and the Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. I live onsite so I am available during your stay. I've also worked for 12 years in a local bank. One of the things my guests repeatedly tell me, is that they can see my love for Sandy Shores in the cleanliness and beauty of the property. I take pride in knowing my attention to detail ensures my guests have the most comfortable stay. And, for my German visitors, I enjoy speaking German to help you feel at home.
Why the Owner Chose Independence Square, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, United States of America:
We started to rent out our cottages in 2005 after a total beautification and enjoying ever since every minute of sharing this lovely property with all our guests.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Rest in our secluded gardens, enjoy the shade under our beautiful Australian Pine Trees and watch the Gulf of Mexico and the fantastic sunsets from your living room and dining area. You can't get any closer to the dunes and beach.
- Primary: (727) 4182799 Best time to call between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Beautiful Sandy Shores
Gulf Cottage View from the Garden/Patio Area
Gulf Cottage Living Room
Gulf Cottage King bed
Gulf Cottage Kitchen with Microwave, Stove, Dishwasher and Fridge
Patio Area in front of the Patio Cottage
Garden Cottage Livingroom
One of many sitting areas
Our walkway to the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf Cottage View from the Dunes
Gulf Cottage -Livingroom with Dining Area in the front
Gulf Cottage Dining Area
Gulf Cottage Kitchen and Dining
Fruit on my pineapple plant
Another beautiful sunset
Sandy Shores by night
Sandy Shores Patio Area
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017
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