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Do You Enjoy Baseball, Beaches and Bicycles?

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 380 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Casa Del Sol A Charming 1920's Cottage (1bdrm, 1bath) On Pinellas Trail

Centrally located, you can walk one block south and experience the roar of the crowds or the crack of the bat at the dunedin stadium; home to the toronto blue jays spring training. Enjoy the smell of fresh popcorn and peanuts.

From the backyard, step out onto the renowned pinellas trail, (38 mile bike/walking trail), for a stroll into delightful downtown dunedin. Enjoy the numerous shops and local cuisine. See why, this pedestrian trail, earned dunedin the 'walking magazine's' 'best walking town in america'.

Cycle your way to honeymoon island and then ferry to caladesi island for a day of sun, shelling and sand castles. Caladesi island was named one of the top 10 beaches in America.

Need a day of boating? Launch your boat or take one of the many charter trips from the dunedin marina (2 blocks west) for a fun filled day of fishing, or an evening filled with sunsets and dolphins.

Or maybe you just need to get away and relax. Our butterfly garden offers that special place to forget your troubles. Loaded with native plants, our garden is home to many butterfly species.

So no matter where you are on life's journey, our quaint coastal cottage offers entertainment and relaxation for that special trip.

More Details

Owner
owner/manager-Jamie
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Casey and Jamie, I hope you are well. My wife and I have enjoyed our time here at Casa del Sol. Your place was in the perfect place for us. We had a great time and perfect weather. Your best asset is Heidi! She is wonderful.

Thank you and take care.
Apr 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dunedin in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 380 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Updated sink and faucet. Towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom Dresser, Cable TV and A/C. Freshly painted.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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Do You Enjoy Baseball, Beaches and Bicycles?
average rating of 4.5 based on 19 reviews
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The property was clean and well cared for. We enjoyed the wild flowers and butterflies in the yard.

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We were extremely pleased with our experience staying st Casa del Sol. We were upgraded to a larger house, which more than met our expectations. The home was lovely in its decor, and they provided everything we would ever need, and then some. They thought of everything, including some very interesting looking books, which I wish I had more time to read. The location is fantastic, right off the Pinellas trail, which we rode our bikes on every day. The home was exceptionally clean and well cared for. It was very comfortable and accomodating. The laundry facility was convenient, next door to us, and the price was right. Thank you Jamie, for checking in on us also to see how things were going. We would definitely come back here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not what we were expecting. I guess it would be ok for 2people, no dogs and non smokers.

  • 2 of 5

The weather was wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It saddens us when we do not meet one's expectations. We work so hard to make things just right for our guests. As you can see from our numerous reviews, folks have appreciated our clean, nonsmoking, doggie friendly cottage. This is one of the few places in Dunedin, where you can bring your furry family member. This is a doggie's paradise with a 38 mile walking trail, outside it's back door. For everyone's safety, local laws require doggies to be on leashes when not confined. Please read the ads carefully when booking a property. If smoking is important to you , then don't book a nonsmoking unit. Guest can not expect house rules to change, to meet their smoking habits. This is our family's home and we are very sensitive to smoke. If you like a clean, modestly priced non-smoking unit that loves your dogs, then we hope you will give us a try! As you can see from our other reviews, we do aim to please.
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What A Fun Place to Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week's stay in Casa del Sol in July. The rental is right on the Pinellas Trail which made it perfect for our daily bike rides and walks. The rental was just as advertised with everything that we needed for our stay. I also loved the fact that it was in walking distance to the quaint downtown area of Dunedin. The shops and restaurants there were terrific!!! The rental was very clean and well kept up by the owner. The unique charm of the cottage architecture was an extra special treat. Casa del Sol will definitely be on our list of places to return in the future.

Kristin

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristin, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that your stay with us worked out so well for you. Glad to hear you enjoyed our wonderful location and clean cottage. We look forward to seeing you again! Casey
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

I wasn't sure what to expect, I was so exhausted after traveling over 32 hours from China. When I opened the door, I was immediately happy that I picked Casa del Sol.

There was a nice handwritten note welcoming me and any emergency numbers if needed. I quickly climbed into bed and had the best night's sleep ever.

The next day, I received a call from Jamie to just check if everything was to my satisfaction. It was and I shared it exceeded my expectations. I so love this location, close to the water and town. I rented a bike and enjoyed my numerous trips on the Pinellas Trail. Each day was a different adventure. I want to thank Heidi and Jamie for making sure things were just right for my stay. These two ladies are awesome!

I hated leaving Casa del Sol, but it's time for my next adventure, Vet School in the States. If you have the chance, I highly recommend Casa del Sol for it's location, price and nice ladies to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice a review. It was our pleasure to be able to assist you during such an exciting time in your life! How fantastic that you will be starting Vet school here in Florida. We need more Vets! We are so pleased that you loved our '"Casa del Sol" and that it offered what you were looking for in relaxation and adventure! We hope you will come back and stay with us again. Best wishes with your studies, Casey/Jamie
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5

Very clean, good price, nice people

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our vacation at Casa del Sol. It was exactly as advertised. Very clean, reasonable price and nice location. We especially enjoyed sitting on the patio and watching folks bicycle or walk on the Pinellas trail. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark we are so pleased that you and Terry had a wonderful stay at Casa del Sol. We are happy that you found it exactly as advertised. We strive for our guests to have a clean cottage at a reasonable price. I am glad you felt we delivered that, plus a great location! We look forward to your return. Casey and Jamie
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Cutest little cottage you'll find, perfect for two with a great location and price!

  • 4 of 5

Based on the pictures we were expecting a small, slightly cramped little house but when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. The space is used wonderfully, everything flows very well and offers a great open area. From the decorations and furnishings to the landscaping outside it's one of the cutest beach houses we've stayed in. I hope we will be back, "Dogedin" has a special place in our hearts. Also a big thank you to Jamie who was so nice in answering my many questions and made sure we had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hannah, We are so please that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for the kind words, we do aim to please. We look forward to you returning and bringing your "furry family" member with you. Casey and Jamie
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Location

Nearest Airport
21.5 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Buster's
Nearest Golf
3.3 Miles
Dunedin Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Magnolia Cafe
Nearest Beach
5.9 Miles
Honeymoon Island or Clearwater Beach
Car: recommended

Sunsets, beaches and natural beauty are just a few reasons people visit dunedin, florida. It has been described as a small coastal town with the conveniences of tampa bay.

Dunedin's honeymoon and caladesi islands offer pristine beaches. One can cycle or drive to honeymoon island and then take a ferry to caladesi island for a relaxing day of swimming, shelling and watching wildlife. Both island's offer a snack bar and changing facilities. For a fee one can rent chairs and umbrellas. Both honeymoon and caladesi islands are favorites of the owner!

The renowned pinellas trail, a 38- mile haven for walkers, bikers and skaters runs through dunedin giving easy access to the downtown shops and restaurants. This friendly-pedestrian trail helped dunedin earn the walking magazine's ranking of 'best walking town in america.'

Dunedin is home to the toronto blue jays spring training games. During the summer, the dunedin blue jays offer baseball entertainment. Other tampa bay professional teams include the tampa bay buccaneers (football), the rays (major league baseball),the lightning(professional hockey).

Dunedin golf club, designed by the architect donald ross, was named to 'tampa bay's 2008 best picks. Nearby golf courses include: westchase, innssbrook, belleview biltmore and wentwoth.

If boating is your passion, the dunedin marina offers a convenient boat ramp for launching your boat. Don't own a boat? Charter one for your day of fishing or evening of sunsets! There are several charters located at the marina.

Dunedin is host to many art and special events. Downtown main street is closed throughout the year for various festivals featuring art,crafts and antiques. During mardi gras, a parade with floats and beads takes over downtown. St. Patrick's brings irish bands and food. The celtic festival features scottish bag pipes and dancing. The 9-day highland games and festival gathers athletes from miles away to participate in ancient scottish sports.

Tarpon springs, a greek community, is ten minutes north. One can visit sponge docks, eat greek food and shop the local stores. Want to get on the water? Take a boat ride to anclote key, a beautiful non-developed island known for its shelling.

Dunedin is within a easy drive of attractions and museums. Bush gardens (50 minutes), lowery park zoo (40 minutes), florida aquarium (45 minutes) a little longer drive include: disney world, universal studios and sea world about 1 hour and 45 minutes away. The world famous dali museum in st. Petersburg is a short drive.

Whether biking, kayaking, shelling, fishing or just relaxing, delightful dunedin offers something for everyone.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Dunedin, Tampa Bay

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Holiday 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£591
for 7 nights
£591
£2,080
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
30 night minimum stay
£2,080
for 30 nights
£2,080
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£530
for 7 nights
£530
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £57.98
Property Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 12.0%

100% Refund if reservation is canceled 90 days prior to check-in. No refund under 90 days for a cancellation. If you are not a citizen of the United States, the Property Damage Protection policy will not be an option. In that case, I require a refundable $300.00 security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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