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Watch the dolphins play in the bay ourside your balcony!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Great Island Beach and Tennis retreat!

This lovely one bedroom condo is a great place to get away, enjoy the beautiful sunset overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, swim and play tennis.. A crisp, clean, newly renovated unit comes with tennis courts, opportunities to fish right off the properties, a heated swimming pool, exercise room, beautiful clubhouse for entertaining with library, pool and table tennis tables, and lots of games. Cable ready wi-fi is available in the clubhouse and in the unit for laptops.

It has tile floors throughout with a queen bed in the bedroom and an open up queen couch in the living room.Both the bedroom and living room open out into a balcony with a breakfast bar and sitting area. Smoking is permitted on the balcony if one desires.

The kitchen is utensil complete with new dishwasher, stove, refrigerator and microwave.

New 47' TV adorns the living room wall and a second TV in the bedroom.Pool 'noodle', recreational tennis gear and basic fishing equipment, and kayaks are available and some big fish are caught right from the shore line with walking trails and areas to get to the best spot to fish from. You will have underground parking to keep your car out of the hot sun in Florida. Handicapped spaces are also available on a first come basis.

Pets are welcome, however, condo association rules limit the size to 20 pounds. Laundry facilities are available down the hallway.

Restaurants, golf courses, shopping malls, churches and almost any amenity you might want are in close proximity. Tampa International Airport is an hour away.

Enjoy the best of Florida for a week, month or longer.

Many of the major attractions of Florida are within 2 hours of the condo, including Disney World, Busch Gardens, Salvadore Dali museum.

Rental is $2000 a month, $550 a week, 9% state rental tax and cleaning fee of $75.00. Security deposit and deposit on animals required.

For more information, call or contact Maureen Sullivan at 352-628-6922.

More Details

Maureen Sullivan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 February, 2017

About Maureen Sullivan

A retired school teacher from the Tampa Bay area, Maureen Sullivan was a boat captain in early retirement, and now enjoys all the beautiful golf courses in the area.

Homosassa is her home, only a 40 minutes drive from the condo. Homosassa is one of Florida's treasures as an old fishing village and has it's own recreational features.

Maureen Sullivan purchased this condo in 1993

Why Maureen Sullivan chose Hudson

Close to major attractions, a good central location to airports and entertainment, first-class restaurants and shopping malls. Unlike the crowded beaches and roads, this area is just far enough north to avoid the hustle and bustle of Tampa and St. Petersburg. It is set back in from busy Hwy 19 with all of the restaurants and shopping centers in close proximity, and yet is very quiet and peaceful. This is a big plus.

What makes this condo unique

Gorgeous sunsets, close to beaches, quiet and very secure away from the rushes of the big cities.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club in Hudson

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • additianal bed in living room , queen size fold out mattress . queen size blow-up mattress available to accommodate sleeping up 6o six.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
all you need is your clothing and your food


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Watch the dolphins play in the bay ourside your balcony!
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews

Very well kept

  • 4 of 5

The view off the balcony was amazing. We saw dolphins everyday and even manatees. Pickle Ball was played everyday. Pool was heated and some of guests played music with guitars and sang. Condo was all ceramic tile and kitchen had beautiful rich looking cabinets. Maureen was very helpful in us getting in for our first stay at this property.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Grace and John: That was a great review and I want you to know how much it is appreciated. Thanks and I hope you will be able to come back. Sincerely: Maureen
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Maurine is the best

  • 5 of 5

I was very happy in my dealings with Maurine. Her place was as described and somewhat better. I felt very at home here. It was super clean and well stocked. We had a very enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dan: Thank you so much for the kind words. It means a lot to know that mh guests had an enjoyable stay, and I hope to hear from you again. Sincerely: Maureen
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What a great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at this condo for a week over New Year's. The complex is clean, quiet, convenient, and well maintained. The condo itself was also all of those things and more. The kitchen appears to be brand new with upgraded appliances, cabinets and counter-tops. The condo was spacious and there was definitely enough room for just the two of us, although it would sleep 4 comfortably. The view was probably one of the best things for us. We spent many hours on the balcony just taking it all in. The photos online don't really do the view justice. And we did see some dolphins swimming in the cove as we sat on the balcony. The property is conveniently located to so many things to do, for both young and old. Close to shopping, grocery stores, and restaurants with just a short drive.

The owner Maureen is truly a sweetheart and was genuinely interested that everything was ok with our stay and made the check-in/check-out process super easy for us.

Overall, it was a great vacation and we didn't look forward to coming back home. But, as we will have those memories to look back on, this is a great place for anyone to do the same. If we are even back in that area again, we will definitely be looking to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Chris. It was a great review and is deeply appreciated. Hope to see you some time again. Sincerely, Maureen
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We would recommend this place for any couple or small family to enjoy

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed every minute of our stay in Hudson. Maureen, the owner of the condo, personally welcomed us and showed all the amenities on our first day. Maureen was very helpful, friendly and easy to reach for any information. She treated us to a personal boat ride to explore the Gulf neighborhood. Although we have spent much of our time in fishing, we never had time to visit the club house to enjoy all of the fun and gaming facilities. The condo itself is in a fantastic location with a beautiful ocean view, but the management company needs to seek a professional cleaning service for the apartment which I think is the only reason why we cannot give this a five star rating. Besides that we would recommend this place for any couple or small family to enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The complex was very nice.

  • 4 of 5

The owner of the condo could not be nicer. We had a wonderful stay. Loved the view, watched Dolphins in the Lagoon. Nice shopping in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a relaxing place - just beautiful.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I just returned from this condo. We are ready to return, the beauty of the lagoon (we saw dolphins every day) and the ocean to us was tranquil. We needed sunshine and relaxation and we go it here. The pool is amazing. Maureen was very helpful in showing us the layout of the condo. We will be going back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club, Tampa Bay

Rental Basis:
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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £60
Property Damage Protection £48
Pet Fee £40
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Sam's Beach Bar
Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Beacon Woods
Nearest Train
65 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy. 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Greek Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hudson Beach
Car: necessary

Beautiful Gulf Island Beach and Tennis Club is located with gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico on the north side off the balcony and Sun deck and canals facing favorite water spots all the way to Tarpon Springs from the sun deck on the south side of the sixth floor.

Only 45 minutes to and hour and a half, You will access to go to Disney World, Tampa Bush Gardens, St. Petersburg and exquisite downtown area including the Salvadore Dali museum and the beaches from St. Pete to Clearwater beach.

Golf courses abound in the area, one within 10 minutes, Beacon Woods and many more within 30 minutes. Kayaks are available on location as is fishing off the dock or land surrounding our unit quarters.


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