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Mediterranean Paradise with 200' of Canal Front-One Block From Gulf

29 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Schooner Place - Gulf of Mexico Waterfront Gem

Fish from your own backyard paradise-boat to the islands

This 4 Bedroom 3 bath resort like home boasts 200' of deep water canal frontage. Enjoy your own private paradise with your own Marina backyard. Dock has 4 floating boat slips that can accommodate up to four 50' yachts or sail boats, one 10,000 lb boat lift that fits up to a 30' boat, and one jet ski ride on dock. Water and electric hook-ups available. Sit pool side or canal side and enjoy long canal views. The Majestic queen palms always sway to the sea breeze. There is hardly ever a still day. Beautiful lush tropical landscaping surrounds you. Watch butterflies, parrots, ospreys and eagles from the pool, multiple dock seating areas, under the gazebo, on the hammock, or up on the 500' sq ft roof top deck that give a 360 degree panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico and the private beach located right across the street. You can see for 20 miles in all directions with Anclote Key and its historic light house clearly visible 5 miles due West. See amazing sunsets and storms roll in off the Gulf. Visit the local boating barrier islands with Clearwater Beach only an hour south by boat (faster than by car) or head north to Homosassa Springs or Crystal river and dive and swim with the Manatees. Great fishing from the dock or by boat. We also own and rent the house next door, VRBO#618147 if you are looking at a week already booked at this property or if you have a large party such as a family reunion or are planning a corporate retreat.

If you are looking for something in the Orlando area and would like to enjoy some of your stay in two locations visit our other VRBO listing #389940. Located on Lake Tohopekalega (Toho) in Kissimmee, FL.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Patty Deremer
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 October, 2016
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About Patty Deremer

We custom built this home with entertaining in mind. We are outdoor people who love to boat and live by the water. We wanted to create our own tropical paradise. The yard is very lush as we love to work in the yard and enjoy flowering plants. Bougenvilla, orchids, ginger, and bird of paradise are almost always in bloom.

Patty Deremer purchased this house in 1999

Why Patty Deremer chose New Port Richey

You can do all Florida has to offer by the way of sun, boating and fishing. Go see the pro's play football, baseball or hockey! Visit the Theme Parks! Swim with Manatees. All this only minutes from your front or backyard depending on how you are traveling-boat or car?

What makes this house unique

Too many to list. Deep water dockage, grouper off the dock, private islands 4 miles away by boat, Tampa only a 40 minute drive. What's not perfect about all that?


based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

Mediterranean Paradise with 200' of Canal Front-One Block From Gulf
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews

An absolute gem

  • 5 of 5

We arrived as a family of 6. Patty was very welcoming and took us through the whole house. House was fantastic despite hurricane being through the day before. Pool fabulous, rooms great, views from the house fabulous... Would I go there again? Definitely yes... Just watch out for the 9 head shower. Very very hot..... But apart from that would go there again and again. Thanks Patty for allowing us to come to Florida and have an amazing time.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property for a family retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful time at this luxury property. The home was clean, neat and all in working order. You can rent a boat from this area and it is a wonderful way to get out and fish and explore nearby islands. This is an absolutely peaceful, semi- private, gorgeous property. It is situated quite nicely on the corner, surrounded by lush tropical landscaping, making it ultra gorgeous. We watched dolphins come in and swim right in the cove! The owner, Patty was very helpful and accomodating. She gave us plenty of info on exploring and enjoying the surrounding areas.

If you have young children, I would add, be super vigilant as obviously the water and pool but less obviously, lots of steps and hard surfaces to have a mishap on. Recommended highly.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Getaway retreat

  • 5 of 5

We chose this property for a large group to get away from it all and when we arrived we really didn't want to leave. My wife needed a break from helping her mother through her cancer treatments and this was the absolute perfect place. The owner was very responsive and stopped by just to make sure we were settling in well and knew how to work the pool, spa and entertainment systems and provided recommendations on local restaurants. The views from the top deck were incredible. On New Years Eve from the top deck you can see fireworks all across the horizon. The property is immaculate and well maintained. We really enjoyed the spa and lounging by the pool and sunsets at the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home with all the extras you'd need!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there for a week with people coming in from different parts of the US. First, I can say that the home is beautiful! Patty went out of her way to accommodate our need for a mid week check-in and check-out, even though that disrupts another possible rental week. The house is well maintained, and clean. The deck and pool area was used extensively every day. One thing I'll note here, for those who like to sunbath 'European style', is that the pool and decks are private and excellently maintained (the spa is GREAT), but twice we had people go from their cars on the road to boats that were moored at some of the docks at the house without any notice. I'm guessing that Patty rents out the boat slips separately from the house. So just keep that in mind as you are laying out by the pool. It didn't bother our friends much, but we are not a shy group. The roof top deck is amazing, we watched both sunrises and sunsets up there, and the views were stunning. There is pretty much everything in the house that you'll need, the kitchen was fully stocked with utensils (except a baking pan, that one confused us but we improvised!), spices, even condiments in the fridge. The whole house music system had the house rocking every night, even the pool, decks, and roof have speakers! It's probably a good thing the house next door was empty during our stay. Any issue or question we had was immediately answered by Patty. And the issues were all minor, like the master bath shower only goes from hot, to hotter, there is no cool or warm setting - and fully open (it's got like 10 shower heads!) runs through hot water in under 30 minutes - but then with that much water flow, no water heater would keep up. That was our only real issue, everything else was just a question that Patty answered promptly - the shower was too hot until the hot water ran down some, then it was fine. So really, staying there a week, 8 people, everything else was perfect and we'd definitely stay again.

Patty also rents the home next door, and showed us that house too as it was also available. To be honest, the one next door is probably a nicer more updated home, but lacks the entertainment aspects of the one we stayed in (surround sound, rooftop deck, pool table, amazing decks around the pool) but if I was going with a group that didn't like partying or needed more space or just had a few people, I'd chose the one next door. You won't go wrong with either one.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous home, gracious hosts

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. House is pretty new, spacious, and in perfect working order.

The outside area is amazing - I've been a resident in the area in the past for many years and I can tell you that such an expansive wraparound dock (you can see it in the pictures) is rare.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply stunning

  • 5 of 5

This house was simply stunning. When we arrived it was clean and welcoming. Patty was very helpful in locating items and promptly responded via calls and texts. We had 8 adults and 3 kids under three and the house accommodated us well. We spent most of our time, even on rainy days in the backyard pool. Dining, grocery stores, and shopping were all just a short drive. We did not want to leave this beautiful home. It was everything we had hoped for and then some. Some reviews speak about old and broken items but none that I noticed were a problem. We throughly enjoyed our family vacation here and have already recommended it to other family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Katie, Thank you so much for your review. I do appreciate you guys coming to stay and hope to see you again next year. Regards, Patty
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Tampa International Airport or Clearwater/ St.Pete
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Karl Reef, Bourbon Street
Nearest Ferry
250 Miles
Naples to Key West
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Cracker Barrel, Grille 19, Mezzaluna's
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Gulf Harbors
Car: necessary

Beautiful Mediterranean Canal Front Home located 1 block from the Gulf of Mexico and Private Beach. Located in the greater Tampa Bay area, 40 minutes to Tampa International Airport, Or Clearwater/ St. Pete Airport. World Renowned Beaches minutes away. Major Sports Venues all 45 minutes away..watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Rays, Or Lightning...spring training sites also only 30 minutes. Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, MOSI, Dali Museum, The Tampa Bay Aquarium and the Hard Rock Casino all less than an hour drive. Legoland 1.5 hours, Disney and Orlando-2 Hours. Weeki Wachee and the mermaids are only 30 minutes north. Swim with the Manatees at Homosassa Springs or Crystal River. Float down the Weeki Wachee (45 mins) or Rainbow River 1(1.5 Hours) Tons to Do and See! Sun Cruz Casino leaves right up the road 3 times a day from The Pithalachascotee River in Port Richey (10 Minutes)

Enjoy the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bays Barrier Islands right from your backyard. Hop on your boat and go for a float, islands start 5 miles offshore due west. 5 minutes to open water and only 30 minutes to the first Island. Enjoy Anclote Key with its lighthouse at the mouth of the Anclote River or Park your boat at the Sandbar and enjoy lazy days with fellow boating enthusiasts. Great Seashelling and bay and off shore fishing. Catch Snook, Trout, Sea Bass, Grouper, Red Drum, Redfish, Permit, Amber Jacks, Sheepshead, Tarpon, Spanish Mackerel, And Kingfish to name a few.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Schooner Place, Tampa Bay

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £81
cleaning fee £163 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Pool Can be heated for an additional $500 for the week. Use of Hot Tub is included in rate.

For parties greater than 8 an additional $20 per person per night (over the 8) will be added to grand total .

Party of 12 for 7 days. $3500 (weekly rate) + $400 for additional persons=
$3900 plus tax and $89 damage protection policy.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Schooner Place in Tampa Bay

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1st floor bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , 9 spray heads in master shower for full body
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    First Floor bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Day bed with trundle that can be a King or 2 twins
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) Daybed with trundle-Pops up to form a King or sleep separate on the twins. 4 Queen air mattresses for additional guests-set up in living room, rec room, and media room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
200' boat dock with 4 slips available for boats up to 40' in length. Jet-ski dock Gulf Access Private beach right across the street cruise to your own private island-only a 4 mile boat ride and 30 minutes of the sun on your skin and the breeze thru your hair.

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