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Beachfront Cottages At Beautiful Sandy Shores

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Independence Square - Sandy Shores / Garden Cottage

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (see Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Please be our guest! Sandy Shores has been in the Hall family for over 60 years, and is currently owned and operated by Myrtle Hall. Myrtle is German-born and moved to Indian Rocks Beach in 2000 when she married her late husband, Ned. Ned’s grandmother bought the Indian Rocks Beach property in 1946. Ned's father George Hall built the first, two-story building in 1952. The one-story Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. Ned's family lived here in the winter, and spent the summer in Ithaca, NY, where his father was the Golf Coach at Cornell University for over 40 years. Ned followed in his footsteps as a PGA Teaching Professional for over 25 years. He was teaching at the Clearwater Golf Club located in Clearwater, Florida when Myrtle, in Florida on holiday from Germany, met him in 1998. Myrtle and Ned, of course, had their wedding right in front of beautiful Sandy Shores!

Like Ned, Myrtle fell in love with this beautiful property and its rich family history. Ned and Myrtle started to rent out their cottages in 2005 after a complete beautification and enjoyed every minute of sharing this lovely property with their guests. Myrtle carries on the Hall family tradition of hospitality at Sandy Shores and adds her special brand of German warmth. Her attention to detail and cleanliness makes Sandy Shores a unique and charming retreat.

Wireless internet access available for our guests.

Also visit our additional properties at:

VRBO #78339 - GULF COTTAGE

VRBO #508989 - PATIO COTTAGE

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Myrtle Hall
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2016
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About Myrtle Hall

Sandy Shores has been in my late husband, Ned's, family for over 60 years. Ned's Grandmother bought it in 1946 and his Father built the first two-story building in 1952 and the Gulf Cottage followed in 1972.

I live onsite so I am available during your stay. I've also worked for 12 years in a local bank. One of the things my guests repeatedly tell me, is that they can see my love for Sandy Shores in the cleanliness and beauty of the property. I take pride in knowing my attention to detail ensures my guests have the most comfortable stay. And, for my German visitors, I enjoy speaking German to help you feel at home.

Myrtle Hall purchased this cottage in 1946

Why Myrtle Hall chose Indian Rocks Beach

We started to rent out our cottages in 2005 after a total beautification and enjoying ever since every minute of sharing this lovely property with all our guests.

What makes this cottage unique

Rest in our secluded gardens, enjoy the shade under our beautiful Australian Pine Trees and watch the Gulf of Mexico and the fantastic sunsets from your living room and dining area. You can't get any closer to the dunes and beach.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Beachfront Cottages At Beautiful Sandy Shores
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
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Fall Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sandy Shores for 4 beautiful days, and our experience was relaxing, enjoyable, and our hostess was amazing. Her property is beautifully cared for, and maintained, and she not only thought of just about everything for our comfortable stay, she was readily available if we had questions. Steve and I felt like we were staying with close friends, not at a beach rental! The cottages are clean, and comfortable, and her garden is gorgeous. We cannot say enough about our stay there, and hope to be returning again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garden Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Myrtle was kind and welcoming and supplied everything you'd need for the beach, which was just down a short path through a beautiful garden area. The cottage was roomy and very clean and had plenty of cooking utensils/pots and pans. Restaurants within walking distance. Myrtle really has thought of every little detail to make your stay wonderful. Would love to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay. It was my pleasure to have you and look forward to your next visit. Myrtle
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Beachy cottages - clean and comfy

  • 5 of 5

Excellent choice for awesome beach access. Affordable, clean, and comfortable. Myrtle, the owner, is kind and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could NOT have been Better!!!!

  • 5 of 5

When we (4 ladies on a girl trip) arrived we were early and our Host met us and said since our unit was not finished being cleaned we were more than welcome to enjoy the beach or the facilities she had. We relaxed in the cool breeze at the end of the property facing the beach in very comfortable lounge chairs! Once our unit was ready, we were shown around and Myrtle our host answered all our questions. It unit is so centrally located that you really don't even need a car unless you want to tour around. We enjoyed 5 resturants across the street (all within 100 yards!). Myrtle has umbrella's for use, chairs, floats - all we needed to enjoy our stay! The lush tropical feel was awesome! I loved watching the lizards! Lots of outside areas to enjoy also! I just can't say enough about the property! We also just loved our Host Myrtle and Abby (her small dog) :) I'm going to work on my husband and make him come back on this next trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more impressed with the property or the host! Myrtle is very sweet, the cottages are meticulously maintained and everything you might need is there. The sunsets on the beach are stunning, the water is perfect. It's close to everything and centrally located between Clear-water and St Pete.

We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days in the Garden Cottage with my husband and daughter. It is a charming, colorful and very clean place! The owner was wonderful - always available if we had any questions. The patio and outdoor space are truly a paradise - full of lush plants and comfortable sitting areas. The beach is very clean, not crowded at all, even on weekends, and excellent for long walks. In the evenings we would sit on the lounge chairs facing the ocean and watch the most amazing sunsets. The cottage we stayed in has one bedroom and a pull-out couch in the living room, so it was not a problem for us to sleep in there comfortably. Again, I can't stress enough how clean and nice this place is! I would definitely love to visit there again!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
ST PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
ACROSS THE STREET
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
BELLEAIR COUNTRY CLUB
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I 275
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Several great restaurant in walking distance
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
At the backyard of the property
Car: recommended

June 2012 Beach Renourishment with fine sand, additional local activities and attractions, Disney, EPCOT, Cypress Gardens are just 2 hours away, Bush Gardens, Historic Ybor City with its nightlife, Pinellas Trail, Salvador Dali Museum, Dog Track, Casino Cruises, Bird Sanctuary and Flea Markets, The Bohemian Town of Indian Rocks Beach offers great Restaurants and local shops, several in walking distance, there are large grocery stores within 3/5 minutes drive anda CVS just across the street, nearest Airport is Clearwater/St. Pete or Tampa International 15/28 miles, nearest Town is Clearwater, distance 5 miles.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Independence Square, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May - Dec
1 May 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£477
for 4 nights
From
£102
£740
 
 
Dec - January
18 Dec 2016 - 27 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£785
for 7 nights
£785
 
 
Winter Season
28 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£965
for 7 nights
£965
 
 
May - Dec
29 Apr 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£477
for 4 nights
From
£102
£785
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£495
for 4 nights
From
£107
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £60 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check in after 3 pm on your check-in date and check-out at 10 am
on your departure date.
PLEASE LIMIT THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS SHOWN ABOVE. PARKING IS LIMITED TO ONE SPACE PER UNIT.

CANCELLATIONS: A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more
than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date are subject to a 5% cancellation fee or $50
which ever is greater. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are
made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation
deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.
You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:
I highly recommend you purchase travel insurance. If you wish to purchase travel
insurance, go to www.accessamerica.com or www.insuremytrip.com for details and
to purchase.
No pets allowed under any circumstances.

I have 2 additional cottages . Please visit listing numbers 78339 Gulf Cottage (has the most reviews) and 508989 Patio Cottage to view their availability.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Independence Square in Florida Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • 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:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ones you have the experience with us, you will surely come back!

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