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Where the Beach is your Backyard in this Brand New Beauty in Indian Shores!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 437 sq. ft.
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

** TeemingVR presents BBP5 or Bungalow Beach Place 5 in Indian Shores**

View our 3D Virtual Floorplan Tour. Contact Manager for the link.

At Teeming Vacation Rentals, we take the hassle out of travel. Our friendly and knowledgeable teem offer the personalized service you need to find the perfect fit for your vacation. Nightly rates listed are based on a 7-night stay. Shorter stays are welcome and we offer discounts for longer stays so please “send a message” or “send email” to us for an exact quote. Teem up with TeemingVR and book your dream vacation today!

Teeming Vacation Rentals offers all 10 newly renovated rentals at Bungalow Beach Place. After 45 years of ownership, the Bungalow Beach Place complex has been taken over by a new family with new dreams and ideals for this exclusive property. Bungalow Beach Place, formerly known as the Florentine, has been newly renovated and updated with the latest luxury features such as all new appliances, wood floors, granite counter tops, new cabinets, updated bathrooms, bedrooms, furniture and electronics. Located in the quiet and charming community of Indian Shores, this delightful condo is compact, cozy and contemporary and is sure to make your vacation experience unforgettable! Sitting directly on the Gulf of Mexico, simply open your sliding glass doors and the white sandy beach is steps away. At Bungalow Beach Place 5 you can enjoy the beautiful award winning sunsets while grilling dinner on your back patio.

The 2nd floor condo is fully appointed with a brand new pillow top mattresses dressed in down bedding, ultra-soft bamboo linens, and the finest soft luxury bath towels. There is a queen sleeper sofa in addition to the queen bed allowing comfortable sleeping for 4. It boasts its own fully equipped kitchenette with brand new appliances and granite countertops. This luxury condo is uniquely and tastefully decorated in a coastal theme with a brand new 50" LED Samsung flat screen smart television and complimentary state of the art Wi-Fi available for your use throughout the property.

All who stay at Bungalow Beach Place are treated to an amazing view of the pristine emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and a backyard of sugary white sand. The tropical landscape with its beautiful coconut palms provide just the right amount of shade while rustling in the Gulf's breeze. The inviting patio area has the newest luxury outdoor furniture with brand new cushions for your added comfort. Available for your use is a large barbecue grill that has both gas and charcoal grilling components, outdoor coolers, tiki torches, and an outdoor shower for your convenience. Hands down this is the perfect setting for fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking or just relaxing while listening to the waves crashing on the beach and the smell of the fresh salt air. There is also an on site laundry facility available to all guests.

Originally known as Indian Rocks South Shore, this quiet beach town is one of the oldest and smallest beach communities with the longest name. It was named Indian Rocks Beach, South Shore because the tiny community wanted a separate identity from the City of Indian Rocks Beach. The Town averages only a block in width between the Gulf of Mexico and by an area known as The Narrows.

It was originally an Indian campsite and got its name from the large red rocks found along its shoreline. Its first "settlers" were a pair of Robinson Crusoe-Type brothers named Cochran. In 1883 four Cedar Key speculators sailing to St. Petersburg, stopped to explore the Island. They were fascinated by the Island's possibilities for future development and bought it from the Cochran Brothers for a nominal sum. It is said the brothers bartered their Island "for little more than a string of beads and $25.00, figuratively speaking, like the Indians of Manhattan". The region soon became a popular residential and vacation area for many prominent Tampans such as the McKay family. (Tampa Tribune)

Until a wooden turn bridge was built in 1916, a ferryboat transported pedestrians to the Island, and a barge carried horses, buggies and a few automobiles to the summer resort. In 1905 the Railroad ran a spur line from the mainland to the beach and a hotel was built, adding to the Island's popularity. The railroad spur was abandoned later, but the community continued to grow especially during the Post-World War II building boom. Eventually in 1973 the name was officially changed to the more manageable Indian Shores. Presently the town's residential quality and its assortment of shops and restaurants help visitors feel right at home and is popular from snowbirds to seabirds. Favorite local spots are the eccentric Indian Shores Coffee Company and the popular Salt Rock Grill.

Be the first to experience this enchanting vacation spot by booking with TeemingVR today!

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About Contact Jeff & Gina for Specials and lowest rates

Hello, we are Jeff and Gina Paglialonga, owners of TeemingVR (Teeming Vacation Rentals). Our love for travel spans decades as does our romance (high school sweethearts, fellow UF graduates, married 30+ years with four children, traveled to 6 out of the 7 continents). Jeff also has owned an Allstate Insurance Agency since 1990, achieving the highest company award of Top in Country. We personally own 3 vacation rentals ourselves and manage over 225 properties, located in St Pete/Clearwater, St Augustine/Flagler and Panama City Beach. Pooling very different skill sets but very common passions, we make perfect partners. We are truly blessed, loving what we do and loving doing it together. We have built our home on faith, family, and fun; and strive to build this company on the same. We not only love to travel ourselves, but also love helping fellow travelers plan their ideal vacation. Email Us or Send A Message and someone from our helpful, friendly “teem” will help you book your dream vacation!

Contact Jeff & Gina for Specials and lowest rates purchased this condo in 2004

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Indian Shores in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 437 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen sleeper sofa in living room
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Built 1960 Renovated 2015 Floor 2 437 s.f. On site laundry facility

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Where the Beach is your Backyard in this Brand New Beauty in Indian Shores!
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
5

Bungalow Beach Place Indian shores Florida

  • 5 of 5

This is the most coziness place on the beach in Florida. The bungalow is clean, warm and decorated classic beach theme. The kayaks, the paddles boards, the barbecue grill and the adirondack furniture and fire pit is the best. They have this for the guest to utilize talk about fist class. The property is a beautiful layout once I get there I never want to leave and either do my children. We will go three to four times a year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

The description and photos are very accurate. Truthfully, the place was even more beautiful in person! I preferred Unit 5 because the bedroom was in the back, separate from the living quarters, compared to the middle units. Also I loved being on the left side because I think it had a better vantage point. The whole place was fabulous though! Having the kayaks was definitely an added bonus.

Everything in the unit worked with no problems so I never had to contact the owner or property manager.

During our stay, we went to Caladesi State Park, Botanical Gardens, John's Pass, Pier 60, and played disc golf at Taylor Park. A few of our favorite restaurants were Seabreeze Island Grill, Snappers, Gators, and Sweet Sage Café. So we stayed busy (in a good way) but made it back most every night to get pics of the fabulous sunsets. The landscaping and layout made for some awesome photos. It was so peaceful waking up and stepping outside to take in the views and listen to the ocean waves.

Even though most of the units were occupied, everyone was respectful and nice so didn't have to worry about noisy and obnoxious neighbors. I much preferred staying here over a condo or hotel. When I come back, I will definitely stay here!! I have already recommended this place to a few friends/acquaintances. Next time, I will spend more time just relaxing at Bungalow Beach Place but since this was my first true beach vacation/Florida trip, we had to check out multiple things.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! This review surely made our day. Thank you for your insight and sharing your experience with us and future travelers. We love to hear this kind of feedback from our guests and hope you will come back and stay with us again. Jeff and Gina
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5

Firs- class facility

  • 5 of 5

The owners did a great job of decorating and furnishing their beach condo. The interior is first-rate (TVs, dishes, linens, etc) and the location on the beach and near restaurants can't be beat. If you can get this unit - do so!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Your comments are an invaluable tool to us and future travelers. Jeff and Gina
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Fox Lake, WI
5

Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days at Bungalow Beach and absolutely loved it! Clean & comfortable and steps from the beach. We loved having a grill onsite. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will come back and visit in the future. Jeff and Gina
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5

Wish I could stay forever!

  • 5 of 5

Bungalow Beach Place is perfect in every way. Beautiful decor, spotless, and an ocean front view that is magazine worthy. If my dream comes true, I'll visit once a month.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: 5 star reviews always make us smile! Thank you so much for your comments and we are glad you enjoyed this vacation gem. Jeff and Gina
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Birmingham
3

July 2016 Vacation

  • 3 of 5

When I picked this property, we looked at the previous reviews and nothing really concerned me. I did read a review that someone had previously stayed in Unit 5 and they stated that the refrigerator didn't work and the owners moved them into a different unit. Well, a few months later the refrigerator doesn't work still. It doesn't cool enough to keep milk from going sour.

When we arrived the refrigerator was turned off and that doesn't help when you've just bought groceries that need to be refrigerated and it's not turned on and takes a while to cool down. So I would suggest that both the refrigerator and AC unit need to be working all the time during a peak season so the guests can make the move in transition without any problems.

The location of the property is fabulous. No way to say it better than that, it's simply hands down a wonderful location.

There are reasonable expectations when you select a vacation property for me, and another important factor is comfort. The bed was waay too soft and lumpy. So much so I never really got a good nights sleep at all and ended up sleeping on the couch.

Also in this comfort area is when you arrive in July, you expect the room to be reasonably cool. The AC unit was turned off and we walked into a room that was 85 degrees. The book left in the room asked you not to turn down the thermostat below 75, so the AC never shut off until the next morning when it finally reached 75. Coming from a family who has HVAC background, 75 couldn't meet a satisfactory temperature when the room faces the sun for the majority of the day.

Something missing from both the bedroom and living room was a ceiling fan. Whenever the AC did actually reach 75, the temperature heated up fairly quickly and atleast if the room had ceiling fans then that could have circulated the air better and help cool the unit. I got to meet the property owners while there and they told me the AC units still had some kinks to be worked out, but with my family background, I understand that AC units are meant to work to cool the unit so there really isn't any kinks to be worked out.

My rating would be higher if those issue didn't exist. I would stay there again, but only if they made those changes.

You have to have comfort in a vacation property, that's what we pay for and expect in return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you submitting a review of our charming Bungalow Beach Place 5 and are terribly sorry you had difficulty with the air conditioning and the refrigerator. This owner is absolutely wonderful and very concerned about the satisfaction of her guests. At one point there was a Freon leak in this air conditioning unit but it was immediately fixed. We did however, take this opportunity to contact the current guest to make sure the refrigerator and AC were in proper working condition, and are happy to report everything is fine. Thanks again for taking the time to submit a review and we hope you will consider staying with us again in the future. Jeff and Gina
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  • ** Weekly rates shown include a discount. Nightly rates do not include a discount, therefore DO NOT calculate properly on this site! If not staying 7 nights the nightly rate is higher, thus the quote will be higher than advertised on ad sites. Rates change from week to week throughout the year and include discounts for different lengths of stay and arrival dates. For accurate quote please email us an inquiry. ** Rates do not include taxes, cleaning, etc. ** Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed by down payment **
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