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Mad Beach Bungalow,Pet Friendly, Paradise on the Water!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Minimum Stay
30 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Our 'Mad Beach Bungalow' is available for the fall/winter months This private home is setup to maximize your enjoyment at the beach.

Situated on a lagoon with access to the intracoastal waterway and the Gulf of Mexico. The house is just 2 short blocks to beautiful Madeira Beach, and our world famous sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico.

Our home is completely stocked with bed linens, beach towels, bath linens, silverware, cooking and bakeware, dishes, platters, wine, beer, and margarita glasses, premium drink blender, bagel toaster and everything else you will need to make yourself at home.

House comes with HD Cable Television service, highspeed internet access and free long distance phone service (U.S./Canada/Puerto Rico)

Among the many features is a HEATED SWIMMING POOL, fishing dock, 10,000lb boat lift, 36' boat slip, Key West style patio and sun porch, king size bed in the master and queen in the guest room, Flat Screen TV's throughout the house, all with HD cable. The Key West style Tiki/Lanai features a 50'' flat screen that can be viewed while floating in the pool!

The yard is landscaped with local tropical foliage and we even have a coconut tree growing through the back deck!

You get all of this and a waterfront setting that is frequented by manatees and dolphins, not to mention the great fishing right off your own private dock. The house is completely furnished and set up as only an owner would do. We have spared no expense with a top of the line sectional, pullout sofabed, Tommy Bahama style Master Bedroom furniture, a beach themed Queen sized guest bed and furnishings, complete outdoor patio furnishings including a Big Green Egg, a gas grill and a fire pit for those cooler evenings out under the stars.

The house also comes with a large capacity washer/dryer set located in the walk-in closet of the master bedroom.

We also provide plenty of beach chairs, coolers, umbrellas and floats for your enjoyment.

The 'Mad Beach Bungalow' is located within walking distance to the grocery store, restaurants and watering holes, coffee shop, post office, antique shops, bait and tackle shops and several pharmacies and beach wear shops.

This is our summer house and it is available for the fall and winter seasons to those who want to stay in a truly special place!

Keywords: Waterfront home, beach house, pool home

pet friendly, beach rental, vacation rental,

house with dock

More Details

Rodger Gerstung
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
13 January, 2012

About Rodger Gerstung

My wife and I have owned this property since 2005. We have renovated, landscaped and decorated the house to our liking and also through the suggestions of our long term guests.

Madeira Beach is our favorite Gulf Beach town. It still retains a local, fishing community feel even while the towns to the north and south grow evermore touristy.

We live in Orlando and make the weekend commute to the bungalow on every Friday and then return to the ''world'' on Monday mornings around 5am. This gives us complete weekends to enjoy all that the Gulf beaches have to offer.

We are avid boaters and generally spend all day cruising the intracoastal waterway or visiting the many friends along the waterway that we have met over the years.

We will eventually move to the bungalow but have plans to spend to winters on a Trawler boat cruising the islands somewhere in the Caribbean. This will allow our long term winter/spring guests to still enjoy the use of the bungalow for their seasonal vacation in the south.

Why Rodger Gerstung chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

The bungalow is the perfect size for us. It allows us to ''lock it up'' and go. It is fairly easy to maintain and manage. While the house inside is very cozy and comfortable, most of the time our guests spend outdoors by the pool or fishing on the dock. There is plenty to do within walking distance and an abundance of shopping, eating and local watering holes available.

Those that stay in Mad Beach understand the allure of the local flavor and this is why we chose to buy here. We recently sold a beachfront condo on St. Pete Beach. It was a gorgeous location and the sunset views were incredible. As the years went along we found ourselves spending more time in the Mad Beach area than in the St Pete Beach area. It was just less ''touristy'' and we enjoy the local vibe.

So here we are enjoying life in the sun, sand and surf.

We hope your time in Mad Beach is just as fulfilling!

Rodger & Suzy


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Madeira Beach in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), (1) Fold out couch
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fenced yard, dock with boat lift and slip, heated in-ground swimming pool, sun deck, outdoor tiki hut/lanai with flat screen tv, seawall for fishing


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Mad Beach Bungalow,Pet Friendly, Paradise on the Water!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in the Mad Beach Bungalow in Jan and Feb/2013. We found the house to be exactly as described. The kitchen was very well equipped and the house was clean. Great decor added a personality to the house and we felt so at home. Small issues were attended to promptly. Loved the pool and the hot tub and the outdoor area was great for entertaining. Also enjoyed the proximity of nearby hair salons, Winn-Dixie, Publix and the very short walk to the beach. Great neighbours. Thank you so much...see you in Jan, 2014!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon, Ohio

Great Place!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent one week at Mad Beach Bungalow and had a marvelous time. The accommodations were just perfect, the weather was perfect and the locations was perfect. We enjoyed the neighborhood Blue Heron, named Socrates, who visited daily waiting for us to feed him the fresh catch of the day, which we did. There were other egret visitors too. The pool was just the right size and the hot tub felt good too. The owners have perfected their decorating and comfort items. The beach was a short walk down the street. I packed way too many things I didn't need to. Just loved this place.... love, love, love.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Madeira Beach, Florida Central Gulf Coast

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30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £80
Cleaning Fee £80

10% deposit. Balance of full rental due upon arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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