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Waterfront Pool Home In Hudson Beach

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8, Split Plan

This private home will invite your vacationing side as you sip your morning coffee watching the morning sea life from your backyard patio and even out on the dock! With John's Waterfront Paradise there are few better ways to spend your time fishing, swimming, floating on a raft, sunbathing or kayaking, watching the wildlife and other boaters share the day on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. If you are looking for a vacation rental in Florida, this is it.

This beautiful, tropical home is totally remodeled with tile flooring throughout. the kitchen and bathrooms have been totally remodeled with new appliances. The front and back are beautifully landscaped with a friendly tropical feel. This 3 bedroom home sleeps 8 total with 2 in each queen bed and 2 more in the queen sleeper sofa. Both the dining room and large family room feature beautiful views of the water. The split floor plan gives the master suite privacy. A floating dock is available for you to dock your boat with deep water access to the Gulf!! Free use of two kayaks; a 3-person Hobie Kona & a fishing kayak.

If you want to rent a boat, there are a number of marinas close by (within walking distance). The canal is only minutes away to the Gulf of Mexico. You can sit on the fabulous deck and enjoy your morning coffee/breakfast or have an enjoyable dinner out on the deck, with a beautiful view of the canal. Sometimes you might get lucky seeing dolphins or manatee swimming in the canal right off the deck. Smoking is not allowed inside.

Hudson Beach is very conveniently located. There are quite a few restaurants close by if you like eating out. There are 3 restaurants and a small local beach within walking distant from the house. If you enjoy singing, there is a karaoke nights at a local ice cream parlor close by. There are many restaurants and marinas, like Mike dockside, Port Hudson, Greek restaurant, Fisherman's shack and many more.

Some of the world famous beaches are in Clearwater and St Pete which is to the South of Hudson and it's about 30 minutes away. You can go north to Weekee Wachi to watch the world famous mermaids show or go to Homosassa Springs to see the manatee or visit the historic city of Brooksville and Dade City. World famous sponge dock, Tarpon Spring is within 30 minutes away, a cute little Greek town with many great Greek restaurants. World famous theme park like Disneyworld, Seaworld, Bush Garden, Epcot Center, Kennedy Space Center are all within 30 minutes to 2 hours away.

There are many other things to do close by like fishing, boating, sailing, sightseeing, antiquing, live theater, golfing, miniature golf, flea market, horseback riding, zoo/wildlife park, kayaking, water skiing, swimming, shelling and many more.

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Owner
John Bridenstine
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

About John Bridenstine

Both my wife & I were born and raised in Florida. After living in Miami for 20 years and Saint Petersburg for 10 we now live in Dade City about an hour east of Hudson Beach. My wife runs our Veterinary practice and I am an Engineer working for a large building products company. We have an 20 year old son and 10-year old twins!

John Bridenstine purchased this house in 2013

Why John Bridenstine chose Hudson

We had been planning to buy a waterfront vacation home in the lower keys form many years since we vacation there every year. When we were finally able to purchase one we realized it was to far to maintain & enjoy regularly so we found the next best area for us.

What makes this house unique

We had been planning to buy a waterfront vacation home in the lower keys form many years since we vacation there every year. When we were finally able to purchase one we realized it was to far to maintain & enjoy regularly so we found the next best area for us.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pleasure Isles in Hudson

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1725 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom with full master bath and DirectTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Wicker room
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • This 3 bedroom home sleeps 8 total with 2 in each queen bed and an 2 more in the queen sleeper sofa. Room for kids on air mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great access to the local boat ramp less than 2 miles away and easy docking right in the back yard. Take the kayaks through the nearby mangrove lined backwater creeks. Walk, bike, boat or drive, Hudson beach has shops, dining, covered pavilion right on the beach. Boat gaming right down the road.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Waterfront Pool Home In Hudson Beach
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
Oak Harbor , Ohio 43449
5

Great Location, nice house. Would recommend.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days here over Christmas/New Years 2016 with our adult children. The house is on a nice quiet neighborhood. Was a great location to water, beaches and other sites we wanted to see. There are several grocery locations within a mile. The house had everything we needed, we enjoyed sitting outside at night with the firepit. The kayaks got used several times and everyone enjoyed that.

The house has washer and dryer which I appreciated since we were on road for over 3 wks total. Plenty of dishes, pots and pans, coffee pot, toaster, even had several larger dishes which was good to prepare Christmas dinner. More then enough towels for bathrooms.

We meet the owner when they took their boat out, very nice people. We would definitely recommend this house to friends and would return if in that area again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

We are 2 60's couples who chose this location primarily to be close to Tampa airport and an easy drive to World Woods Golf courses. We loved it. the house is well-appointed to please just about any age group. The neighborhood is very quiet. There is a lot of space which of course extends to the backyard and dock area. The men enjoyed the availability of the charcoal grill and the fire pit so much that we ate in 5 nights out of 8. We highly recommend the seafood market just Northbound on US 19. The golf courses nearby are reasonable and enjoyable. Most of them are older courses, but you can't beat the greens fees. We had some cool weather and didn't get to enjoy the kayaks or the bikes. John made himself as well as his local support available to us if needed. We hope to enjoy this lovely little paradise again next year and are so grateful for the opportunity to use it.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pleasantly met our needs.

  • 5 of 5

In town for Thanksgiving with family and John and Leann's place worked out perfectly for us. It was great to have a comfortable space to return to after busy family gatherings. We enjoyed breakfast out by the canal each morning and leisurely bike rides. We also spent some time kayaking. The fenced back yard was perfect for our dog and the kiddos even braved the chilly pool a couple of times! It was so helpful to have laundry facilities on the property as well as the provided linens, towels and paper products! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent, comfortable and welcoming

  • 4 of 5

Very roomy and comfortable.

Things left for us to use made us feel extra welcome.

Owner and family made us feel at home.

Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great gulf access!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed this roomy home despite Hermine's appearance. It could use some TLC, had a sugar ant issue, back patio could use pressure washing and outdoor manicuring. My son enjoyed the pool and it was convenient to have our boat right at the dock. The home is clean and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. We have those items taken care of by increasing the frequency of pest control and pressure cleaning.
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5

Wonderful place to escape the world and enjoy time with family .

  • 5 of 5

The home was the perfect setting for our family to come together from 3 states to meet our newest family member - my beautiful little grand daughter. The days were filled with exploration of the gulf ( the kids - age 14-27 loved the kayaks) day trips to beaches, discovery cove, sea world and exploring Gods creation at Weeki Wachee. The evenings were often spent grilling and having family dinners .There plenty of room for everyone and a cool comfortable place for my 5 week old grand daughter and her mommy to rest and enjoy the family. A morning swim was a great way for my husband and I to find time to relax and talk before the days adventure began and a great way for me to spend time alone with God in the early morning while the family slept in. This home was clean, comfortable, well equipped with anything you could need ( except it could use an electric can opener :-) . John was very friendly and available if we needed anything or had a question . We would definitely stay here again if the opportunity presented itself.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sams Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Beacon Woods Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Get Hooked ('Catching Hell') series on weather ch
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Water ski with your boat in adjacent gulf
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hudson Beach Park
Car: recommended

42 miles from Tampa International Airport

1.5 hours to Disney area theme parks

38 miles to Busch Gardens & Adventure Island

1 hour to Clearwater Beach

17 miles to Tarpon Springs

20 minutes to Weeki Wachee mermaid themed waterpark

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pleasure Isles, Tampa Bay

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
1 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£550
for 4 nights
From
£107
£765
£2,478
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£550
for 4 nights
From
£107
£765
£2,478
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £80
Property Damage Coverage £39 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Cleaning fee $75.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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