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Charming, Private Waterfront Getaway near John's Pass in Madeira Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 760 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom apartment with dock of Waterfront Duplex in Madeira Beach.

French doors off the living and dining room open onto a flowered yard and semi-private dock with a gorgeous view. This newly renovated, beautifully furnished 2 bedroom duplex overlooks the water and the beautiful, Gulf sunsets. Off the living room is your own deck surrounded by an oasis of beautiful tropical plants and at the end of the yard is a dock where you can tie up your boat, fish, watch the manatees or just relax. Our rates and availability calendar are at Pass-a-GrilleRentals com.

Our vacation spot can be perfect for those wanting a peaceful, relaxing time or for those who desire the activities of John's Pass

The two bedroom side of the duplex consists of two bedrooms; the master with a king size bed and a queen bed in the 2nd bedroom both with wicker furniture and flat screen TVs. The newly remodeled marble bathroom has a large tiled shower and granite counter. The fully stocked kitchen has also been remodeled with marble counters, new ceramic top stove, garbage disposal, new dish washer and large refrigerator. The living room, with a queen sleeper sofa, and dining room open up with two sets of French doors to the private deck. We provide high speed WIFI, large screen cable TVs, tile floors throughout and a telephone with free US and Canadian phone calls.

We have tried to decorate the apartments with tasteful, Floridan fabrics and interesting pictures and decor. The white tile floors give the rooms a clean and spacious feel, while the French doors and many windows offer a bright interior.

The duplex is in a quiet residential area on a dead end street with very little

traffic yet you are just a block from historic John's Pass and a short walk to the miles of sand beaches.

John Pass, a quaint turn of the century fishing village, is home to 'unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, dolphin watching and shelling tours, para-sailing, and jet skiing tours.' We are only a short walk from the famous Madeira and Treasure Island Beaches with miles of sand. Enjoy the stroll to Madeira Beach to watch the sunset and perhaps catch the Green Flash. An evening stroll on Treasure Island beach will find you walking next to large flocks of sleeping terns, gulls, skimmers, and shore birds.

Step out to your own patio with table and chairs and a gas grill or wander down to the dock where you can tie up your boat, fish, watch the dolphins and manatees or just relax. Our guests often enjoy hours of fishing from the dock catching Spanish mackerel, red snapper, sheepshead, and the tough to catch snook.

As a special treat you'll get to meet Beggah, our visiting great blue heron. Fall asleep on one of those comfortable deck chairs and you'll likely wake up with him standing next to you. Our snowy egret has been known to come in to watch TV if you leave it on and the doors open. They'll patiently wait for a hand out ... no bread. No fool, Beggah flies north for the summer.

Our vacation spot is perfect for those wanting a peaceful, relaxing time at home, yet the activities of John's Pass are only a block away. Our guests refer to it as a tropical oasis with the surrounding trees and plants. Explore our mini-jungle of exotic tropical fruit and spice trees and tropical flowers. Grab a banana off the banana plant. Pick a gardenia and put it in your hair to enjoy its sweet perfume and the smiles of people noticing you walking by.

2 bedroom suite: 1 king size bed, 1 queen size bed, queen pull out sofa in the living room newly tiled bathroom & new marble kitchen

If available both apartments can be rented together. Check pagrent c o m for availability.

More Details

Property Manager
Leslie Hollweg
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Leslie Hollweg

Welcome to Pass-a-Grille Rentals.

We offer unique places to stay while enjoying the St. Pete Gulf Coast ... our own vacation homes.

Years ago our parents came to the St. Pete area to enjoy the Floridian respite from the Wisconsin Winters. Over the years, as each of us started spending more and more time in the area, we started looking for places of our own to stay.

We have found interesting properties that offer a quiet and relaxing pace. Each of our properties has been our own vacation home. They are all unique. Most reflect the cozy and relaxed beach atmosphere of the 1920's - 1940's.

Over the years we have gradually upgraded them while maintaining their historic nature. Of course with a family that includes an architect (dad), interior designers, gardeners, and, most importantly, handymen, we have upgraded our places and continue to maintain them ourselves with pride. Our emphasis has been to preserve the feel and historic aspects of the properties while modernizing the inside facilities.

Reflecting our interests in tropical fruits and spices, our gardens tend to be more out of the ordinary. We have exotic tropical and subtropical fruits, spices, and flowers. Look around and you may find our vanilla orchids, lychees, longans, lemon grass, cinnamon, passion fruit, pomegranate, kaffir lime, and macadamia along more traditional citrus and bananas. For flowering trees we have ylang ylang, michela alba, jacaranda, and royal poinciana along with the more usual fragipani, hisbiscus, jasmine, gardinas, oleanders, bird-of-paradise, and bougainvilla. Consequently, our gardens are not the trimmed and manicured standard of fancy Floridian estates.

As we explore and sample the area, we learn about those special places to enjoy and visit. We also learn what NOT to do and where NOT to eat. Each of our units has a guidebook that we have personally developed over the years with maps, restaurant menus and recommendations, and places to fish, shop and walk.

What makes this house unique

These two apartments are waterfront with a dock. They are on the ground floor so there is easy access. Our gardens contain many flowering fruit and spice trees and according to the season, you can sample our bananas, loquats, kaffir limes, rose apples, macadamia, pomegranates, and several others. Enjoy the shade of our flowering trees and palms.

Amenities

Madeira Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 760 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , One of the bathroom entrances is off this bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two bedrooms, one with a king, one with a queen sized bed Queen sized sofa sleeper in the living room New tiled bathroom Beautiful, redecorated living and dining areas Modern kitchen Central air conditioning and heat Washer and Dryer Ceramic tile floors Large screen TV and VCR and DVD New deck with gas grill and table and chairs Semi-private dock for small boat High speed internet and private telephone

Reviews

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(36 traveler reviews)

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Charming, Private Waterfront Getaway near John's Pass in Madeira Beach
average rating of 4.75 based on 36 reviews
5

Quaint quit place close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway, we loved our stay and will definitely be back. Owners were fantastic to work with and the property had everything we needed and then some

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous two week holiday, the accommodation was perfect, plenty of room for three adults .

The air conditioning was brilliant, extremely quiet fans. Not once did we have problems with mosquitoes. Very quiet location, never heard a sound at night time , considering it is two minutes walk from the main board walk.

Also we were fortunate to be there when the annual sea food festival was on.

Every day we were visited by very tame birds, most nights we had a gin and tonic watching the sun set on our last morning we were delighted to see a manatee as we drank our morning tea on the private water front. The photos of the water front do not give it justice as we would say in the U.K., it’s is so peaceful and the sunsets are gorgeous, I would suggest you take one Leslie and put it on this site.

I do not see how anyone could be disappointed with this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Beach Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The house was the perfect weekend getaway. Morning coffee on the boat dock, lazy days on the white sandy beaches, shopping and dinning all steps away. I highly recommend this quiet beach house.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to do as much or as little as you'd like!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family of four, including two teens. The backyard view on the inlet was a wonderful way to start each day and our children enjoyed the birds and dropping fishing lines in. The home was only a short 1 block walk to John's Pass amenities and conveniences. The beach was also a short walk, making it easy for us to hop home for lunch or head up to enjoy each sunset. The home itself was well provisioned (we cooked meals each day of our stay), beds were comfy and the convenience of beach towels, buggy, umbrella and chairs was a fantastic touch. HIGHY recommend and would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely House in the right spot

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place in a great location, close to lots of resturants,bars and a lovely beach, lots of fish got a few from the yetti, the house have everything you need.

Tanks Peter

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and clean

  • 3 of 5

Neighborhood and accommodations we're quiet and clean. Lots of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. Beach very crowded. Lots of mosquitoes so back deck was not very is able unless used bug spray. To quote the owners guidebook, RIPOFF as we had to pay for boat slip when we did not have a boat. Advertised price was reasonable until all of the add-ons at booking. Not convinced quiet and clean was worth the extra $$s.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Instead of writing a mediocre review, you should have contacted me about the fee first. At that point I would have gladly given you a refund. --------- I was unaware that they were adding the docking fee automatically. The dock is by reservation and only then would a dock fee be paid. Instead of writing a mediocre review, you should have contacted me about the fee first. It is supposed to be an option. I have removed it for now until I can figure out how to add it as an option. ----------------- Yes, we have had a mosquito problem recently and are working to fix the problem. We bought a $350 Mosquito Magnet that doesn't seem to work (4 mosquitoes in 2 weeks for $40 of operation supplies.) We have put around mosquito killer and now we are going to get in professionals. ........ but it is Florida and natural to have them around. They are not a problem when there is a breeze.
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Map

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Tiki Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Treasure Island Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
295
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Walt's Fish Shack
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Madeira Beach
Car: not necessary

John's pass is just a block away with great restaurants, night life, shops, fishing boats, para sailing, and jet skiing. Madeira and St. Petersburg beaches are just across the road accessible by an underpass. The bay is next door with a dolphin watching cruise across the street.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed.

If you plan on using the dock, you must tell me how long your boat is when making the inquiry.
If you have a dog, you must tell me what kind of dog it is when making the inquiry.

Parking is provided and limited to 2 vehicles. No parking on shells or gardens.

This is normally a quiet neighborhood. Loud music and noises should be kept to a minimum. Quiet time should begin by 9:30PM to respect the neighbors.

Additional daytime guests are limited to 4 people. If the number of guests exceeds the number agreed upon
in the reservation, the renter will be asked to vacate the property immediately without any refund.

Both of the units can be rented simultaneously. See pagrentcom for availability.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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