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3 BR 2 Bath Salt Air Retreat on Deep Water Canal Minutes to the Gulf

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,372 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8) Direct Gulf Access

We use this house for friends and family so you will find it has all the amenities throughout. Three bedrooms to accommodate 6 people and a pull out sofa with powered air mattress for 2 more. Master with one King bed and en-suite bathroom. Two bedrooms with Queen beds share a full bath with tub and shower. The street is very quiet and has no through traffic. The canal out back has no through traffic either so the only boat traffic is from residents. There are several restaurants and bars within a short bike ride or walking distance. Hudson Beach too is within walking distance. The main through roads in the neighborhood have sidewalks. Its a fantastic place to enjoy a quiet getaway.

I encourage you to look at the reviews from my guests and compare to reviews of other properties. I also would like to explain the local sales tax on short term rentals is 9%. If you are looking at a property for less than 6 months I am required to charge you sales tax.

Homeaway/VRBO does charge a service charge to travelers who book online. Owners do not get any of this service charge or the Damage protection Insurance.

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Walter Kees Barfield
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

Why Walter Kees Barfield chose Hudson Beach Estates

I love to fish and had a 28 ft fishing boat. This property gave me what I considered one of the best locations for Gulf access of any other properties in the area. Convenient to get to the marina for gas or just get out quickly with very little idle time. The house is on a VERY quiet street with the best deep water canal in Sea Ranch.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our stay at your house at 13805 on Cox Ave in Hudson. We found the house exceptionally clean and very attractively done. Great beds, nice towels, and bedding and a nice Flat Screen TV. We couldn't get over the quality of the picture with Blu Ray movies. The house is in a good location, especially for any one interested in swimming with the manatees at Crystal Springs and visiting the Greek sponge fishing community at Tarpon Springs as it sits about half way between them both. We enjoyed being on the canal. It is lovely to sit outside in

the morning with a coffee and watch the ducks swimming by. We found

the house close to supermarkets, pharmacies and general shopping. The ladies enjoyed being within a few miles of TJ Maxx. We would certainly recommend your place to anyone seeking accommodations in this area.
Mar 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hudson Beach Estates in Hudson

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1372 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With on suite bathroom and stand up shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Shares a bathroom with Bedroom number 3
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Shares Bathroom with Bedroom #2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper Sofa with powered air mattress
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Guided Fishing Trips are available for additional fees. We work closely with local fishing guides to provide you with customized fishing trips to fit your needs. West Coast of Florida has some of the finest fishing opportunities in the Flats and offshore. Be sure to look at the picture of the Gag Grouper caught in 5 feet of water in July 2014.


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3 BR 2 Bath Salt Air Retreat on Deep Water Canal Minutes to the Gulf
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 25 reviews

Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean, beautifully decorated, very comfortable and fully furnished with everything you need. The location on the canal was perfect and accessible to the gulf by boat in minutes. For a fisherman and a boater, having a boat lift and a perfectly situated dock is as good as it can get! Additionally, a commercial grade ice machine with an endless supply of ice is just over the top! The owner is the nicest and most accommodating person you'll ever meet and responds immediately to any question. Can't wait to get back.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Perfect base for holidays & visiting Florida

  • 5 of 5

Kees Barfield welcomed me to his house that really is a home. I enjoyed spending time there during the Christmas and New Year holidays when I visited family nearby, and then the month of January when friends and family joined me in the spacious home. The house is well equipped, airy, and cheerful. Kees was both totally accessible for any question and discreet. His good reviews were a major reason for my selecting this rental and I was not disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Didn't think it could get any better but the owner made numerous upgrades/improvements since our last visit. We'll be back as soon and as much as we can!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly are happy to have you stay with us. It is our goal to make the experience as comfortable and inviting as possible. Please stay in touch and let us know when you would like to come again.
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  • 5 of 5

Very very clean, lovely location, good quality furnishings not the usual rental stuff

Fishing out the back is good, hard to get through the pin fish to the snapper but possible, lots of cat fish at night but fun

I will defiantly recommend and stay again

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot, very close to the gulf

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this house. Very clean and well equipped. The ice machine was very convienent. The owner was very responsive and friendly throughout the rental process. The neighbor across the street gave us a great tip regarding 'redneck island' which was about 10 miles south from the end of the channel. It was a beautiful beach that you can anchor your boat up to. We spent a lot of time there. Local marina was helpful and friendly. Loved the area and location of this house!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We too love to go to the sandbar on the North side of Anclote Island. Its as if we live in Paradise.
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Wonderful house on the water

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a this property for one week doing research out of Hudson in the seagrass beds in the Hernando area. The house was very clean, comfortable, and perfect for our needs. Small luxuries such as an ice machine were very useful. We very much enjoyed our stay and ate dinner on the patio outside along the canal each night. Additionally, the owner is a stand-up guy - very considerate and easy to work with. The whole process was very easy and he made sure we were comfortable and had what we needed. Will absolutely rent again.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We are thrilled our vacation home suited your needs and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Kickin Wing
"About a 10 minute drive for some great wings."
Winn Dixie
"Its an Old one but they are still "The Beef People""
"It's Breakfast without the cleanup."
Blue Dolphin Restaurant -- CLOSED
"Have never been there, but have heard good things about it. Only about a 10 minute drive."
Rons BBQ
"Great Bar-b-Q"
El Rancho Mexican Grill
"Huge Margaritas and very reasonable priced."
Full Belly Deli
"Right in the neighborhood. Fast and friendly."
Weeki Wachee Springs
Tarpon Springs
Busch Gardens
Museum of Science & Industry
Raymond James Stadium
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Tampa
Lowry Park
Florida Aquarium
Get Hooked Grill
Frenchy's Rockaway Grill
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Skinny's or Sams
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Caladesi to Honeymoon Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Beacon Woods
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Cove, Sams, Inn on the Gulf, Get Hooked
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hudson Beach
Car: recommended

We are 15 min away from the Famous Weeki Wachee Springs Water Park, 5 Min from the newly opened SunWest Park, 1 hr from Busch Gardens, 20 min from The Sponge Docks at Tarpon Springs, 1 Hr from The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 15 min from the SunCruz Casino Shuttle, 2 Hrs from Disney, Universal Studios, and MGM, Less than 1 mile from the Bonati Institute.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £42.03

Call for Customized dates and pricing. If your desired dates are less than 60 days out and your stay is for more than 1 week the payment of 25% is due to reserve the property and is non-refundable. For longer stays (1 month or more) payment in full is required 30 days before your arrival and is non refundable. If you have paid in full and have to cancel, I will attempt to get someone to rent during the dates you reserved and credit you back the amount they pay. If you have paid an advanced deposit for a stay of greater than one week and find out you cannot stay with us, we will refund your deposit as long as it is more than 60 days before your arrival date. Short Stays (one week or less) may receive a deposit refund if cancelled 30 days or more before arrival. 4 night minimum stays require payment in full during the Summer Rate season of May 1st to October 15th.

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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