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Hemingway's Resort .

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 12

This older Florida home has it all! New Bedding, Linens and Towels. This is a seasoned vacation Rental hence the "older home" We offer Cleanliness, Working Heat, Air, and Very clean heated Pool. If imperfections bother you, this vacation rental is not for you and I would suggest you pass on this home. WE ARE A VALUE VACATION RENTAL, Best deal in the area. Enjoy sunsets from the comfort of the custom pool with. Tropical gardens and landscape surround the 3000 S.F. Home. It offers very unique extras including Wi-Fi, a bar / game room, outdoor cooking facility capable of grilling (gas or charcoal) your favorite foods.. A favorite, is fishing or hanging out on the dock over looking Tampabay. Pick a cozy spot next to one of two different woodburning fireplaces throughout the home. Several species of saltwater fish can be caught right from the dock. Each room has been meticulously decorated and well cared for. 1 Mile to: Nature Preserve / beach, 18 hole golf course, Italian, Sushi, Tiki Bars and at least 15 other options for your dining, drinking, and entertainment desires. Minimal Miles to: Seminole Hard Rock Casino, Busch Gardens, Tampa, St. Pete. Owner is a charter boat captain and offers fishing trips that make dreams come true.

Two Fireplaces: Enjoy the comfort of two wood burning fireplaces.

Local Attraction Distance And Times: Busch Gardens Tampa 22 Miles, 30 Minutes

Saint Pete Times Forum 18 Miles, 27 Minutes

Raymond James Stadium 23 Miles, 27 Minutes

Tampa Convention Center 18 Miles, 26 Minutes

University of South Florida 25 Miles, 30 Minutes

Hard Rock Casino 23 Miles, 27 Minutes

Walt Disney World 70 Miles, 1 Hour 20 Minutes

More Details

Oliver O'Riordan
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

Why Oliver O'Riordan chose Apollo Beach

Awesome Spot

Tampa Bay, Florida

What makes this house unique

Best value in Tampa


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Apollo Beach in Hillsborough County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Fresh Towels, Basic toiletries
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom features a King Size pillow top bed with a side table & lamp. This bedroom also features a 20' LCD flat panel HDTV w/DVD that sits atop the bed. A matching full length dresser and chest with mirror is ready and waiting for your belongings. All beds (master and others) are outfitted with the finest linens and fabrics. Enjoy the views of the the local waterways from the luxury of your bed, or step out on the oversized balcony through beautiful french doors.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Terrace
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Decking
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(57 traveller reviews)

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Hemingway's Resort .
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 57 reviews

Excellant Tampa Bay Vacation Rental Home

  • 5 of 5

This tampa area rental house is located in apollo beach, florida just south of tampa and located on the bay and close to sightseeing, entertainment parks, a large protected manatee sightseeing area and numerous spring traing baseball stadiums.

The nicely lit,heated pool with a waterfall, pin ball machine ,board games and videos, fishing and crabing gear, canoe ,outside screened area for gas grill cooking and patio and two floors of screened lounging areas and balconies overlooking the water and the perigone sea eagles elevated platform were all just great.

The beautifuly landscaped house easily accomadated my family of 12.the house is well protected for younger children and the entire family enjoyed the eight bikes providered by the owner and the pool floats and other sunbathing gear. The 4 bedroom/sleeping areas with 4 bathrooms and a washer and dryer along with your large very well equipped kitchen incliuding one electric and one gas fullly equipped chef stoves made visiting and cooking for a large family very easy.

I believe the whole family enjoyed the offer of the owner to allow his macaw bird stay at the house and everyone enjoyed speaking to him both while he was in his interior cage and outside in his large enclosure beside the front entrance.

Everyone appreciated the owners close followup and availability to help us with any questions about the house.

the numerous flat screen tvs,dvd players ,intercom with music both in the family room, several bedrooms and the game room and bar area was great.

The local shopping center areas including the large publix food store only 5 minutes away made it easy to purchase food ,beer and spirits if needed and other needs quite easy.

Having a costco and super walmart a short 15 minute drive handled our need to purchase a replacement for a damaged suitcase as well as gas purchases or any other needed items very convenient and least expensive. My whole family felt the rental of this beautiful home was a great decision while visiting the tampa area and since it was minutes from us route 75 it allows quick traveling around florida and only 15 to 20 minutes from the tampa airport.we very much recommend this home and the helpful owner who also captains deep sea fishing for his tenants at most reasonable rates from the several fishing boats tied up by this home.if you and your family are considering the tampa bay area this lovely, reasonably priced home is a perfect homebase for your next vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2009
  • Date of Stay: February 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Interesting home. Lots of opportunities.

  • 4 of 5

Our family wanted a long overdue get together in a central location. We are all Floridians; four millennials, two toddlers and Grandma. We thoroughly enjoyed our Memorial Day weekend in this house.

There was ample room though we were a bit surprised to find that the fourth bathroom was far from the bedrooms. Only the master has its own bathroom.

We did not begin to take advantage of all of the opportunities offered by this house as our goal was to catch up with each other. The pool was awesome. The shelf with the tile fish was shallow enough and large enough for the toddlers to play or for an adult to relax in a chair yet stay cool. We could see fish from the dock. We spent a good deal of time on one or the other large screened porch. The large living room provided air conditioned comfort for visiting or watching the toddlers play. There was even a little rocking chair.

We made use of the washer and dryer, WiFi, and mostly ate in at the large dining table.

The owner is local and very responsive. We texted about the WiFi password word and he answered immediately.


1. The flatware is in a box on the counter. Five "competent" adults missed that until we were packing to leave. If we had only texted the owner I'm sure he would have saved us from our weekend of plasticwear! LOL

2. The local Publix grocery store delivers.

3. Bring mosquito repellent.

4. As the overview states there are "imperfections." It is a beautiful, quirky batchelor pad but unless you are very particular you will enjoy it.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic getaway to decompress and relax!

  • 5 of 5

Truly enjoyed our getaway for my sons HS Graduation! Family of ten and plenty of room. This is an older house with a beautiful view of the bay! Very relaxing and allows you to decompress from your every day worries. We enjoyed fishing off the dock and along the property catching sand trout, catfish, blue crab, and sheep's head. Needless to say we had fish for dinner! This property brings you back to the real importance in life of family being together and being near the water that is so healing! This home is meant to spend outdoors enjoying Florida's Gulf Coast and soaking in the ambiance of the tropical beauty of the property! Home owner is super friendly and is always at a text reach with any questions! We absolutely loved our getaway and were very thankful for the use of his home for such a celebatory moment! Would definitely recommend and will be back again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time! Owner, Oliver, was very accommodating and great to deal with! Would rent again!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Owner, Oliver, was very accommodating and great to deal with! Would rent from him again. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect get away!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week with a group of 6 adults, 4 kids, and 2 babies and had a wonderful time. The house was perfect for our group and we especially liked the unique character of the house.

Oliver was very tentative and pleasant to work with. At one point we had a little trouble with the TV and he came right over and fixed it up. We caught fish right from the canal, saw manatees and dolphins too! We really enjoyed the place. My only suggestion would be to add a little more of the basic cookware, salt, pepper, plastic wrap, knife sharpener...that kind of thing.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 4 of 5

My family enjoyed staying in this home so much. My elderly parents were able to stay in a first floor bedroom which was very conveinient. We couldn't keep the kids out if the pool. My daughter's boyfriend enjoyed fishing from the bay right from the property. I was able to capture tons of bird pictures without leaving the property also. Stores are just minutes away, so easy to get to. We also enjoyed going to the Manatee viewing center, which is minutes away. The house was older, which we loved. Loaded with charachter. Stunning views from the back of the house. The owner is very nice and so very helpful and answered any questions we had. We would definitely stay at this home again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Welcome To Tampa Bay...If its Florida you want, Its Florida at its finest. Here a single days Itinerary might include breakfast at a seaside cafe, a visit to Busch Gardens, Then off to a broadway play or a night of fun at the Seminole Hard Rock Cafe. Whether your visiting for a vacation or a convention a stay at Hemingways Waterfront Home will be a wonderful experience.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Apollo Beach, Florida

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £147.23 + Tax

$1900.00 Per Week, $400.00 Per Night, $6000.00 Per Month
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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