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Beach Front Cottage - 4 steps to the beach - Pet Friendly,

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5), full size laundry room, modern kitchen

Beach Front Cottage, right on the beach. Listen to the Gulf waves hitting the beach from your bedroom. Enjoy a barbeque meal on the deck, toast each other as you celebrate our world famous sunsets.

For pet lovers we have a fenced in the back yard. While pets are welcome on our property, THE COUNTY HAS AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING PETS ON THE BEACH.

Also we have new furniture in the living room and master bedroom. The queen bed in the Master bedroom is now a tempurpedic mattress. Oh, so comfortable.

We have also painted the interior of the cottage.

We are 'on the sand' and the sand is beautiful, white sand that stretches as far as the eye can see. Our private quiet home allows you to unwind, relax and enjoy the moment. Soak in the relaxing atmosphere, enjoy a refreshment on the patio, toast each other at sunset, all the simple things of life that are most rewarding.

For active people, antiquing (some of the best in Florida), the The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter the dolphin star of the movie 'Dolphin Tale' is 10 miles away. Baseball, Football, hockey and more sports is 45 minutes away in Tampa and St. Petersburg. The Mahaffey theater is 15 minutes away where stars perform in a quaint small theater.

Busch Gardens is 45 minutes by car and Disney is only 2 hours away.

Keywords: Indian Rocks Beach Cottage, Beach Front Cottage, Beach Trail, Cozy Cottage, On the Sand cottage, comfortable gulf front cottage, gulf front cottage, pet friendly, beach home, beach cottage, on the beach, takes dogs, quiet home on beach

More Details

Owner
Ed
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About Ed

After serving in the Navy I began my career in sales positions working for Northwest Airlines. I was fortunate to enter the travel industry where I remain today. Having run a cruise line, I purchased a travel company and have been fortunate to work with wondeful people who excel at planning vacations. Yes, I have had the opportunity to travel to many places and meet so many interesting people. But I can honestly tell you I have been fortunate to have landed here in the Gulf area where the beaches are unspoiled and safe.

Now days I really love to go to the beach and relax.

Our place is pet friendly because I love my dogs. Jack, my favorite, recently passed away but Max has stepped up to the plate and just become a terrific partner. Max is a cocker spaniel.

My favorite time on the beach is sunset with a glass of wine just watching the sunset. So peaceful. Many people come out to see the sunset because each one is unique and spectacular.

Ed purchased this house in 2012

Why Ed chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

I lived on Indian Rocks Beach back in the 90's and loved the character of this small beach community. The people are very friendly, restaurants can be walked to and the beach is breath taking. So I have been looking for the right place to return to IRB. And I found it here. It is private, no cramped quarters with other families, convienent one step to the beach, a large deck offering covered and sunning areas, the master bedroom is on the ocean so we can hear the wave action as we lay peacefully in bed. Our home is 40 minutes away so coming to the beach house is easy.

What makes this house unique

Great Deck, Fantastic Beach, One-Step access to the sand,private no crowds of people, and the most stunning sunsets to enjoy from your deck or the beach. Restaurants, ice cream store, local bars all within walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We could not have asked for a better week! Weather was perfect every day! Beautiful home! So comfy and cozy and perfect for our size family. We enjoyed the perfect sun sets!



Loved walking on the beach every day and collecting shells, great restaurants and shopping! But our favorite meal was cooking the the grill and eating dinner on the deck and watching the sun set!



Thanks for sharing your wonderful piece of Florida with us.
Apr 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Indian Rocks Beach in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , step in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - Queen size bed with Tempurpedic mattress.
    Bedroom 2 - Two twin beds.
  • Queen size Beds (1) 2nd bedroom is twin beds that can be moved together for a king., Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Beach Front Cottage - 4 steps to the beach - Pet Friendly,
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 55 reviews
Saint Charles, IL
5

Heaven on the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect spot to go and relax!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet of the beach house.
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Lovely Beach Cottage - Steps from the Gulf

  • 4 of 5

Hi Ed. We wrote in your guest book but wanted to thank you again for sharing your cozy beach cottage with us. We loved our evenings on the spacious deck watching the sun go down and listening to the roar of the ocean as well as morning coffee on the deck. My husband loved the close proximity to the beach for his daily fishing and I loved sitting on the beach with the sand between my toes. The weather couldn't have been any better. Thank you again for an enjoyable 3 weeks at your little piece of paradise.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Donna, We are very fortunate to attract such nice people like you to share our home on the beach. We love to do the same things you mentioned. Thanks again for staying with us! Ed
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4th time here

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time staying here and we love it. The house is well maintained and is right on the beach. We'll be back in 2017!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jill, We are so fortunate to have such good guest. Ed
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5

Loved this cottage on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this cozy cottage on Indian Rocks Beach. We enjoyed beautiful sunsets relaxing on the deck and were just steps from the beach. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to have you stay with us.
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North Georgia
5

Great week on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Overall a great week on the beach! Great location, good weather, and the beach house was very accommodating and worked out great for us and our pet.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Can't get better than this.

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th time to visit IRB, but the first time to rent your cottage. It was perfect. My favorite features were the view and proximity to the beach (of course), and the Sassy Cat who came to visit us on the back porch daily. We had a great day at John's Pass in Madiera beach riding a jet ski and hanging out at the Copper Clover (Irish Pub that just opened recently). Everyone in and around IRB is so friendly and welcoming. Your place is heaven on earth, and we surely hope to come again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always fun to read comments and learn new places to visit.
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Location

Guppy's on the Beach
"If you enjoy seafood that is fantastic in a beach setting, then you will want to check out G..."
Keegan's Seafood Grille
"Keegan's is on the same level as Guppy's in terms of menu quality and presentation. Can be ..."
Crabby Bill's
"A real fun place that is very popular. Waiting times can be 30-45 minutes but worth the wai..."
Lighthouse Doughnuts
"My favorite place for donuts on the beach! They simply cannot be beat. About a mile away, ..."
kooky coconut/ice cream parlor in indian rocks
"Kooky's is practically in our backyard! Walk to the end of the street and there it is. Gre..."
Cody's Original Roadhouse
"This is a very popular local chain in the Tampa Bay area. Burgers, steak, ribs and more! ..."
Cafe de Paris
"Very French, a little dressy, not beach apparel. Small but outstanding menu."
Thai Pan Alley
"Absolutely the best Thai food on the beach. Very casual. Unless you really like your food ..."
Red Lion Pub
"Beach casual, fish and chips are the house specialty. "
Publix
"Conveniently located, this Florida chain is my preferred grocery store!"
Sandy's Restaurant
"Wonderful little breakfast place."
William Dean Chocolates
"They make the chocolates on site. Also great gelato."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
1 Block
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Gulf Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
1 Block
Nearest Beach
4 Steps to the Beach
Car: recommended

Indian Rocks beach is a classic beach community. Small friendly with many restaurants and bars within walking distance. Clearwater Beach is 4 miles away with many activites.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May
6 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,560
for 7 nights
£1,560
 
 
June
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,028
for 7 nights
£2,028
 
 
July
8 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,028
for 7 nights
£2,028
 
 
August
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Fall
16 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,395
for 7 nights
£1,395
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Popular
25 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,395
for 7 nights
£1,395
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,712
for 7 nights
£1,712
 
 
New Years
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,648
for 7 nights
£1,648
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £80 + Tax
Cleaning £119 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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