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Gulf canal Waterfront~PRIVATE - Beaches~ParkS~Seafood~Sunsets

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights


About the property

Private, Canalfront 1Bedroom, 1 Bath for 2 Senior guests~close to everything

This home may be small but it has everything vacationers need from a fully equipped kitchen to close, assigned parking under a carport.Privacy abounds. Have coffee outside in your pajamas if you wish. Enjoy a beer or wine or even a barbecue dinner outside on the patio. Watch the fish jump. Or the seabirds. Stay long enough and you may see the occasional dolphins or manatee ~ all in your backyard. Inside, enjoy the new, comfy mattress, or watch the smart TV. So many breakfast, seafood, burger restaurants, you won't have time to sample all. And the parks and beaches, the attractions in this area make it a true vacation spot, without the twenty dollar burgers. Come and enjoy.


More Details

Bill Farrell or Sandi
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Bill Farrell or Sandi

Living here for 18 years has helped me to appreciate this specific area. We are formerly from Rhode Island and Illinois. I moved to Clearwater and Bill moved to St. Pete. I met him as a drummer / concrete company owner and I was a Real Estate Broker. We married one hundred days after we met and have been married now for 18 years. We had 2 yearly rentals in the area, but this is my first venture into 'vacation' rentals. We know what we like when we rent a vacation spot, and bring our love for going places and doing things to my beginning this venture. We are retired and spend our time going out with friends visiting the parks and restaurants in this area . We also like to travel by vacation properties. We hope to welcome many people from all different areas, yet, I leave you to your peace and privacy. Thank you for considering 'the Seasider".

Bill Farrell or Sandi purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Bill Farrell or Sandi chose Hudson

This property is not part of someone's home. It is a completely private cottage with your own entryway and a locking gate., and your own private yard with privacy fence on both sides, plus reserved parking under the carport. This property also has its own thermostat because it is truly separate. No elevators. not a condo or an efficiency apartment. No one over or under or on both sides of you. No sharing common ground except for the canal which belongs to everyone.

What makes this cottage unique

We want your stay to be the best you'll remember. This property says "Come and sit a while. Watch the fish jump, the hawks diving for dinner, the heron and the ibis, and maybe if you stay long enough with that coffee, beer or glass of wine, you will on rare occasion, see a dolphin swim in.And that's just your back yard. If you like to get up and go, you are close to many beaches, parks, and a very long bike trail, some excellent second-hand and antique stores, the mall, and all kinds of breakfast spots and seafood waterfront dining. World-renown heart hospital is less than a mile away. So is Bonati Spine Institute

. Whatever is your pleasure, I think we can meet it close by. Please note this home is "smoke-free".


Hudson Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 45 ...
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Checkout-10AMPlace sheets and last morning's towels in/on washer. Wash dishes &coffee pot.a/c off.
  • Kayaks must be taken to a kayak launch. Small rowboat for canal use. Fishing off fishing wall or dock ok. Barbecue cleaned after ea. use.
  • No overnight guestsSmall dog on vet-approved flea meds ok Pick up poo daily.Also thank you for keeping your human toilet clean.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Easy Step-in generous size shower, sink, toilet, (towel closet just outside the door to Bathroom), Mirrored cabinet, tile floor. Beachy.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • New Sealy posturepedic mattress. Large closet. One chest and one dresser . Large Flat-screen TV. Close to the bathroom. Nautical theme. Treed lot outside the window. Queen size Sealy Posturepedic mattress is new as of August 28, 2016. It is rated 'firm'. .
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Busch Gardens or Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to Winter the Dolphin of the movie "DolphinTales I and II, 1 hour Southor 1/1 hour north is 74 degree river beach.Local beach a few minutes away, Sun West Park / Beach, 15 minutes north. Show Palace Dinner Live Theater. Plenty of attractions. Mini Golf, ice cream (hard and soft) all close by. IndoorMini Golf for rainy days with loads of games. Gambling Boat 1/2 hour South. Plenty of mall shopping or consignment / thrift stores with great buys all over this area. Heart Hospital literally one redllight away. Banks, groceries, all a stone's throw away. Tampa Airport under an hour. Car rentals close by. Bars, both local and entertainment clubs all close by.


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Gulf canal Waterfront~PRIVATE - Beaches~ParkS~Seafood~Sunsets
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

All the special little touches made us feel right at home. Everything we needed was provided for ur day at the beach. Very very very clean.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. I hope to see you next time. You and your extended family will always be welcome to stay with us. So glad you found it clean, especially knowing how clean you keep house! Glad you enjoyed the area and will probably choose the same area for your next vacation destination! We'll miss you.
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Great in all ways! It’s the little things that count, and that was the most impressive part.

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying the place is adorable, comfortable, and in a great location. My girlfriend and I explored Hudson as well as Clearwater ( about an hour drive south ). We met with Sandy and Bill and had a great conversation. They are some of the most honest, genuine, and pleasant people I have ever had the pleasure of speaking with. Now that I have established the place, it’s location, and it’s owners are great .... let me just say that the most impressive thing was all the little details; You can tell in the Decour, The toiletries , The amenities, and little things like having spices for cooking that made a huge difference on this stay versus others. I highly recommend staying here if you have the opportunity ... just make sure you read the house rules before hand; this is a great place for a quiet, relaxing, and/or romantic getaway,... it is not necessarily a place for partying. Also, I highly recommend rowing down the canal, eating at the tiki bar across the street (Best raw oysters I’ve ever had), and if you’re up for the drive ... parasailing in Clearwater was amazing.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a well-thought out review. I wish you well in all your travels and it is our hope that you travel all over this great big world. Wherever you go, the hosts on vrbo should welcome you with open arms because you are the kind of guests who treat our properties with respect and who really get around to enjoy what is offered. I'm so happy you love the oystes across the street at Skinny's. Me too! It sincerely was a pleasure meeting both of you. Come back any time! We'll keep the sun out for ya! lol
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A fantastic time.Sandi n Bill are wonderful .Pet.Friendly place as well.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to go. We fished on the gulf. They offered their pool to us.Which was a lot of fun. The house was exceptional. Clean and we'll kept. Would have stayed for a month if we had the time. Went out to eat with Sandi n Bill a couple of times.What fun. New Friends for us and we will get together again soon .Pet friendly made it perfect. Fenced in back yard and all. Our min-pin loved it.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easy to find and very private.

  • 5 of 5

Sandi and Bill have a wonderful little oasis. Sandi greeted us with a quick tour and pointed us to a few local spots. There was nothing to fault. Extremely clean and well kept. Decorated like a beachy cottage, very homey, great air conditioning and comfortable bed. I wish them good luck with this property. It was great!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: VRBO guests are great, but I'm sure that I get the cream of the crop. It was a pleasure for us to share our tiny corner of the world with you. So happy you enjoyed yourselves. Remember us in the future travels this way. Thank you again for being great guests
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Nice quiet get away

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for great value for your money, look no further. This is a nice, quiet, clean getaway with owners who are very interested in your comfort and needs being met. Also, they have understated their accommodations. Come check this out... except when we want to come back 😊

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: BEST REVIEW EVER - So nice to meet people like you. You are more than 5-star guests. Thank you so much for taking such good care of the Seasider. Will have you back any time you can come! Hosts should lay out the red carpet for you guys. I know I will next time you come. Thank you again.
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Picture perfect!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is so charming and tranquil on the canal. Everything you need is here and it’s a very relaxing atmosphere. Sandi and Bill helped us with an unusual request which shows they care about accommodating their guests. Will definitely recommend to our friends.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are so happy that we are going to have you as neighbors! We're glad we were able to help, and of course we appreciate those guests who understand the whole vrbo/home experience. You treated our place like it was your own. I can't wait to see how your own Florida "home" is decorated. Call when you get back. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
TIA Tampa Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Beacon woods
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
RT. 19
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles

Showcase Dinner Theater, Weeki Wachi underwater Mermaid Show, the Beaches at Sun West includes water skiing, boarding, Green Key Beach Park, Ice Cream Parlor and Tiki Bar with live entertainment, Congo Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Stop & Play: Indoor games and mini-golf, Renowned Heart Hospital, Mall, Antique and Thrift Stores Shopping, Golf Courses; Fresh Seafood Restaurants and Whitney's Retail Fish Store Philly Cheesesteaks, Great Bar Food, Breakfast, Italian, Pizza, Delis and all your favorite fastfood restaurants; Publix, Sav a Lot, Aldi's, and Winn-Dixie Super Markets. and A-Zinc Health Food Store. ALL close by. COOOOOL rivers such as Weeki Wachee, and others that stay right around 72 degrees in the summer within a 15 minute drive. So if you're thinking 'beach', this is the place to be. Clearwater is 45 minutes away. Be smart and check the Gulf temperature before you are on a beach or in a pool that is 95 degrees.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Pet Fee $25
Property Damage Insurance $59

Not for 2 couples. 2 Adults only/ Please bring your own pillows for sanitary reasons. Key will be left for day of arrival or owner will meet with you. Arrival time after 4 pm. Departure time 10:00 am. Leave key on info. desk. No need to lock the door. All trash must be removed daily (trash bags provided). Use of dock/boat/kayak is at your own risk. Boat is to be pulled up on the dock and oars brought in at end of use daily. At end of stay, please remove sheets and put them in the washing machine before you leave Please do not make the bed. Please wash your dirty dishes/ coffee pot and they may be left to dry on the drying pad. Dryer is not made for heavy jeans or towels. Clothes line and pins are provided Dog poop must be removed immediately whether on the property or if you take a walk, so remember to bring plastic bags and deposit them into your trash can. Dogs who continue barking are violating the "Nuisance Dog Law". Neighbors are used to enjoying a relatively quiet neighborhood. ...... Thank you, Sandy and Bill.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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