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Luxury Waterfront Home: Private Beach, Private Heated Pool, Dock, Free Internet

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3500-Square Foot, - 5-Bedroom / 3-Bathroom, Sleeps-10-12

This luxury, waterfront home is situated in an upscale community, complete with private beach. The home faces West for excellent sunset views. The canal is perfect for fishing or watching dolphins swim by and offers fantastic opportunities for kayaking through the Wildlife Perserve. Pontoon boat, sailboat, kayak, john boat or deep sea fishing charters are a few blocks from this home.

You will have private beach access with covered pavilions, BBQ grills, restroom facilities and showers. You will also have access to the clubhouse, tennis courts and the clubhouse's heated pool, jetted spa, sauna, picnic area and gas grill.

Just Bring Your Suitcase and Beach Towel!

This vacation home is centrally located and situated about 35 minutes from Clearwater Beach and Tampa International Airport. The historical Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks are minutes away on the Anclote River, where you can take a sponge diver boat tour, dolphin tour, sample the best of Greek cuisine and night life with lots of shopping.

Clearwater & St.Pete beaches are south about 35 minutes and have everything from parasailing to speed boat tours and Pirate ships. Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach hosts nightly evening festivals and shops, lots of live bands, and restaurants w/fresh seafood. Visit the new Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg.

Weeki Wachee is about 45 minutes north, featuring our Florida Manatees. You can rent a boat from the marina and canoe up the crystal clear river or tube down river.

Homosassa Springs is 45 minutes north: Manatees, exotic bird shows, otters, alligators and more.

Ybor City is found in Tampa and has many great shops, bands and is the oldest cigar capitol of America. While your in Tampa you can also visit downtown Channelside & Harbor Island featuring many restaurants and shops. Also the Florida Aquarium, one of the top aquariums in the world, Lowery Park Zoo, Museum of Science and Industry and Hard Rock Casino next to the Ampitheatre.

Theme Parks:

Busch Gardens & Adventure Island in Tampa. LegoLand in Winter Haven. Sea World, Aquatica, Disney World, Islands of Adventure & Universal Studios are 1:45 minutes away in Orlando.

Local Beaches:

White sand beaches include: Gulf Harbors Beach Club, Anclote Key State Park and Wildlife Preserve, Fred Howard Park/Tarpon Springs, Honeymoon Island/Dunedin, Clearwater Beach, Caladesi Island, Sand Key Beach, Treasure Island, Maderia Beach, St. Pete Beach & Fort Desoto Park.

More Details

Owner
Heather Dubay
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Heather Dubay

We are so fortunate to have such a beautiful vacation home and enjoy having the opportunity to share it with others.

Heather Dubay purchased this house in 2005

Why Heather Dubay chose Sea Colony

Gulf Harbors is such a beautiful waterfront community with so many amenities and is centrally located to everything. The local beaches and Anclote Island just off the coast are truly paradise. Plus the Innisbrook PGA course is just minutes away.

What makes this house unique

The private beach and clubhouse grounds are well maintained plus having the boat ramps and boat rentals so close to this home makes Gulf access easy. Shopping and restaurants are in walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I had a good time the house is great property and I am glad we stayed there.
Apr 2018
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sea Colony in New Port Richey

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Street Parking or RV Parking allowed in this community.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    2nd Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    3rd Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    4th Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    5th Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Crib - 1 Cot
  • Upstairs: King master suite w/ TV, private shower and walk out balcony, a queen bedroom w/ balcony, a 2-twin bedroom w/ balcony. Downstairs: Queen bedroom and a 2-twin bedroom. Broyhill Crib. Additional Bedding: Queen air mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home has a private inground swimming pool that can be heated at your request for $25 / day. A heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, tennis courts are located at the community clubhouse. The community beach is located just minutes away. If you are bringing a boat, the boat ramp is located at the clubhouse.

Reviews

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Luxury Waterfront Home: Private Beach, Private Heated Pool, Dock, Free Internet
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 62 reviews
Rochelle, IL
5

Beautiful house, Great trip

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house beautiful area, friendly neighbors. Heather and Tom were awesome with fixing some minor issues. We had a wonderful family vacation. Plenty of room for all 10 of us. We would definitely rent the home again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so glad your family enjoyed the home and area and had a wonderful vacation. We look forward to accommodating you again!
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Hawthorne, NJ
5

Room for everyone, great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed this home. Everything was just as advertised. Off the beach but close enough. Also a short drive to acttactions in Clearwater and Tampa.. caught crab right off our dock. Really had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great accomodations. Room for everyone. Would stay here again.

  • 4 of 5

Oven took a long time to heat. 30 minutes to heat to 350. Washer and dryer took a long time but certainly served the purpose. Kids loved the game room and the dock for fishing. The pool was wonderful. Really handy to Tarpon Springs. Ate twice at Catches. Good place to eat.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house for large family

  • 5 of 5

We loved the size, and everything we needed was included. Great for large families that like to spend time together but also need to spread out. Lots of kids accessories like highchairs, walkers, crib, etc. Kitchen fully stocked, plenty of towels and sheets, lots of seating areas and comfortable beds. The pool table was a big hit.

Very clear communication by owner and in guest book.

Very nice pool and hot tub at the clubhouse which was a 3 minute drive from the house. Pool at the house was very cold but you can pay extra to have it heated if desired.

The private beach is man-made and has more of a lake feel. We have never been to the gulf side of Florida and didn’t realize that there were no waves, yet the water is beautiful. We went to Honeymoon island one day, which was a 40 minute drive but well worth it. It has white sand, beautiful blue water and looked like a tropical island. If the weather was better we would have gone more than one day.

The location was a little too far from other activities for our personal preference but if you are not looking to run around a lot the price is great and well worth what is offered.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan
5

Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect fit for our group with plenty of room. We really enjoyed the quiet neighborhood and the pool was great for the kids. We even saw a few dolphins swimming up the channel! The location was great for us too, not a long drive to Tarpon Springs (highly recommmed going there) or Clearwater Beach. Great communication from the owner also. Just prior to our arrival we were notified that the washing machine was not working and within a day a new one was delivered. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Rent this and your desires will be fulfilled!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Florida to enjoy the beaches but loved the house so much that we spent almost the entire week around the pool or fishing off the dock. After a 16 hour drive all of us were extremely exhausted... but, I was relieved to find that when I laid in my bed I literally melted into it. I woke up feeling wonderful and my two youngest had snuck into the bed.

Some things the owner have left out of this listing should be shared: there is a crab trap on the dock (we put some bait in it and caught tons of crabs!), water pressure in the showers is very good, there are lots of board games around the house that kept the 8 kids we had with us busy, also a stash of toys in the garage that made a rainy day go by smooth, there is a blender for mamas special drinks, an intercom that also plays music, the neighbors keep to themselves, tons of inflatables at the pool, TVs in almost every room (although you won’t use them, lol)...they have pretty much thought of everything.

I honestly wish I could stay here forever. The house was so comfortable it felt like home. We feel blessed to have been able to enjoy 7 days here.

Fishing: we caught tons of cat fish, a stingray, some sort of angel fish, and few others I have never seen or heard of!

The private beach: the best part about it it you literally have a private area the picnic tables, a grill, and it’s covered from the sun. For extra privacy there are beautiful painted walls between each family’s beach area.

The clubhouse: the pool is heated and large, the hot tub was so relaxing and clean, the view was amazing!!!

The owner: She met all of our needs with a promptness.

The house: huge, clean, nicely decorated. The dinning room table must have cost a fortune! 12 people comfortably ate almost every meal together around this table.

I really wanted to include everything I wish I would have known before because it would have made my decision to pick this house just that much easier. I hope that knowing all this makes yours simple. Don’t let this one get away.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Busch Gardens
Adventure Island
Florida Aquarium
Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Ybor City Visitor Center
Tampas's Lowry Park Zoo
International Plaza and Bay Street
Museum of Science & Industry
Weeki Wachee
Homosassa Springs
Toronto Blue Jays
Clearwater Threshers - Phillies Florida
Tropicana Field
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Salvador Dali Museum
Ruth Eckerd Hall
David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Sunsets At Pier 60
Tampa Bay Downs
Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise
Jannus Live
St Pete Beach
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Florida Botanical Gardens
Pinellas County Heritage Village
Fred Howard Park
Fort DeSoto Park
John's Pass Village and Boardwalk
Legoland
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Studios Florida
Tarpon Springs
SeaWorld Orlando
Weeki Wachee The Kayak Shack
Windsong Charters & Boat Rentals
Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
Fox Hollow Golf Club
Tampa Museum of Art
Ron Jon Surf Shop
St. Pete Times Forum
George M. Steinbrenner Field
Big Cat Rescue
Weeki Wachee Springs
Starbucks
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Dunkin' Donuts
Hooters of Spring Hill
Outback Steakhouse
Gill Dawg’s Tiki Bar & Grill
Cracker Barrel
Anclote Key Preserve State Park
Wentworth Golf Club & Golf Course
St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Sun Line Cruises
Clearwater Jetski Tours and Rentals
SimCenter Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Grand Prix
Aquarium Tarpon Springs
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Derby Lane St Petersburg
Glazer Childrens Museum
Channelside Bay Plaza
Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Caladesi Island Ferry to 2014 Award Winning Beach
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
Nearest Train
34 Miles
Tampa Union Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Hwy 19 & Marine Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cracker Barrel
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Gulf Harbors Beach Club
Car: recommended

This home is located in the Gulf Harbors Community of Gulf Landings / Sea Colony

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sea Colony, Tampa Bay

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,378
for 7 nights
£1,378
 
 
Fall 2018
19 Aug 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£558
for 3 nights
From
£148
£1,150
 
 
Thanksgiving
17 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,631
for 7 nights
£1,631
 
 
Winter
24 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£558
for 3 nights
From
£148
£1,150
 
 
Holiday Weeks
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,631
for 7 nights
£1,631
 
 
Winter II
5 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£558
for 3 nights
From
£148
 
 
Spring 2019
2 Feb 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,631
for 7 nights
£1,631
 
 
Summer 2019
27 Apr 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,378
for 7 nights
£1,378
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £114.21
Refundable Damage Deposit £266.49

July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years week run $1795/week.

Pool Heat runs $175/week

Please contact owner directly for last minute rates.

Method of Payments Include: Credit Cards w/ PayPal, Personal Check, Money Order, Travelers Check or Wire Transfer

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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