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Paradise Found Across the Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 860 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Across the Beach; Open Concept; 2 Unit Duplex; Each Unit has 2 Bedrooms a 1 Bath

Come and stay where you will greet each morning with the view of the majestic Gulf of Mexico. Our property has two cottages (duplexes), front and rear, which can be booked individually or jointly.

(Please contact owner directly for availability.)

It is great for a large family reunion, or any large party. Our balconies offer the perfect place to experience romantic sunsets and greet the beautiful Florida mornings, with your favorite beverage.

The open concept of the living areas; dining, and kitchen gives you a feel of elegant and cozy relaxation. In Unit 1, the second bedroom has two full size beds and the first bedroom with its queen size bed is also warmly and elegantly decorated. Everything in this home is brand new, from wood flooring; kitchen cabinets with granite counter tops and appliances; new bathroom and furniture. Unit 2 is the same size; with its own complete kitchen, open living area; two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each bedrooms has a queen size bed, dresser, night stand and HDTV's. The bathroom is a three piece walk-in shower, with a stone-river fall design.

If privacy and peace is what you need, you've come to the right place.! If you wish to work on your sun tan while reading a good book, you may find our garden oasis the perfect place. The beach is just a short walk across the street. Or if it's adventure you crave, at the nearby municipal marina you can book your dream sailing trip. On the night that you don't want to dine out, our kitchen is fully stocked with the tools of the trade for a perfect dinner for two, or a family sized meal.

We are sure that you will relax and feel renewed at our Palmar Cottage, our piece of Paradise Found.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2017

About Mia

My husband's family has resided in Tampa, Florida since the early 1900's. When we were children, we grew up enjoying summer vacations with our families in the beautiful sandy beaches of Pinellas County, Florida. Later, we continued our families tradition with our children.

Mia purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Mia chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

My husband and I purchased this property in 2012 as a vacation home to fulfill our dream of a beach place to enjoy with our family and friends. As a former airline employee, we have been blessed with the benefit of travel and have visited many beautiful beaches and cities. However, we feel that our side of Florida has the most beautiful sunsets and the best powdery white sands in the world. That's the reason we call our place, Paradise Found.

What makes this cottage unique

The property was built in 1981. When we first saw this property, we knew that this was our dream home. We fell in love with the location and the view from its balcony and it's front windows. Since we purchased, we have completely remodeled and renewed it's interior to a bright, warm, elegant, and cozy ambience. I've decorated it in the elegant style of a Hampton's cottage as our own weekend beach getaway.

In December of 2016, we just completed a complete renovation of Unit 2. This too has an open concept feel for the living area with kitchen. It has two bedrooms and 1 three piece bathroom. Both units can be combined to be used as a big house with four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and two kitchens, subject to availability. For a quote on the combined unit rental, you must contact owner for a quote.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mia,

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in this lovely place!

Thanks for being so accommodating to Penny. We covered the

couch with the sheet and folded our blanket across the seat.

She loved it!

We have had a memorable and wonderful stay!

Thank you!
Jan 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Indian Rocks Beach in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Pedestal sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Pedestal sink
  • One three piece powder room, walk-in shower ; pedestal sink in each unit.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom 3 & 4 each have a Queen bed. These are on Unit 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Unit 1: Bedroom 1 has 2 full size beds; dresser; night stand w/lamp and HD TV. Bedroom 2 has one Queen Bed; Dbl.Dresser and two nightstands; HD TV. Unit 2: Both bedrooms have a Queen Bed Dresser; night stand; HD TV
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming


4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Paradise Found Across the Beach
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful House!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful home and had the perfect view of the ocean! Fit the four of us comfortably and had a short walking distance to the public beach access. Also short walking distance to restaurants, ice cream shops, and CVS. Crabby Bill's and the Kooky Coconut were our favorite! It's on a busy road, but the cars were not too noisy at night. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway to the beach! Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in this beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Choice - Especially in this price range

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property in this price range and comfortably accommodates a family of four. The décor is very tasteful and the amenities were great also. The location is perfect - beach view and easy access to the beach, restaurants and just a short drive to Clearwater Beach if you're looking for more action. Mia was such a pleasure and most helpful in every way. I highly recommend this place if you're headed to Indian Rocks Beach.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Muskegon MI

Trully a Paradise Across the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so very much for a truly relaxing vacation. This place has it all! Central location, near many dining choices, convenient short walk across the street to the beach and stunning romantic sunsets. The patio oasis was the best place to relax and read my book without the interruption and noise of people walking and playing along the beach. I loved the décor, very clean and modern. We loved going to Kooky Coconuts for the best ice cream and their sandwiches were very good too. We recommend taking the trolley, which stops right in front of the duplex. We enjoyed the scenic drive up and down the whole strip of the beaches.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marietta, Georgia

Lovely cottage across from the beach

  • 4 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your cottage with us. It was "home" to us for 3 weeks and our friends from California stayed with us also for a week during our stay. It is within easy walking distance of several restaurants in the area as well as the Kooky Coconut right on the corner for yummy ice cream/sandwiches/burritos/tacos etc. (the cuban sandwiches are great btw) on your way (or during) your stay on the beach. This area is right in the middle of everything with Clearwater Beach and Sandy Key to your north just a few minutes and John's Pass, St. Pete, etc., etc. to your south. Mia was a pleasure to work with and very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keegan's Seafood Grille
Salt Rock Grill
Guppy's on the Beach
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
St Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
Nearest Beach
Indian Rocks Beach
Car: recommended

Welcome to our piece of Paradise across from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico on the white sandy beach of Indian Rocks Beach. Indian Rocks Beach is located on a beautiful stretch of barrier islands on the west coast of Florida.

Our property is located at a perfect location for entertainment with many restaurants, pizza eateries, pubs and ice cream parlors. The Jolley Trolley Service stops right in front of our property. This is a great way to explore the gulf beaches, and an easy ride to Clearwater Beach. You may want to stop by the Clearwater Aquarium to visit Winter, the star of the movie, Dolphin Tale, and her friend Hope, costarring in Dolphin Tale 2.

We are very proud of our “Paradise Found” and are certain that you will have an enjoyable and memorable vacation at our home away from home.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jun 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Fall
18 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Housekeeping £100 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £280
Tax Rate 13.0%

Monthly rates are available upon request. Rate is subject to change until reservation is confirmed by deposit. Deposit of $350 is due at time of booking to hold and guarantee rate and dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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