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Dolphins Waterfront Kayak - Paddle board - 2 Masters -Pool, Golf, Gulf Access

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bath -2 Masters Sleeps 12- Pool Bikes Kayak Paddle board Golfol

Kayak, Paddle board, Bikes, Fishing Poles provided free.

Gorgeous views of Tampa Bay from this relaxing waterfront home with Bay to Gulf access. Located in a quiet waterfront and golfing community.

Feel free to call for more information. 1-813-434-0682

 

<b>Gilligan's Island House<b> is 4 bedrooms and 3 baths (with 2 master suites)

The home easily accommodates 8

The upstairs master suite has a King bed & a full size pull out sleeper sofa.

The downstairs master suite has a King bed

The two other bedrooms both have Queen beds.

There is a full size pull out sleeper sofa in the front living room & twin daybed.

 

**Rental rate includes use of fishing poles, bikes, double kayak, and paddle board.

Yes there are fish in our waters! Manatees and Dolphins too!

 

*There is also a private jet-ski and boat rental in the west lagoon area. (Not associated with Gilligan's Island House)

Gilligan's Island House has a large private pool for guest use.

Covered patio, deck, & dock.

Our community features a playground, tennis courts, golfing, and walking / bike trails.

Relax in the hammock that sways between palms, overlooking the lagoon.

For those traveling with an infant we provide a pack n play and baby monitor.

Games, movies, books, guitar, & Bluetooth speakers are provided for guest use.

At Gilligan's Island House, we are always adding to our collection of things to entertain adults and children.

 

Our neighborhood park adjoins the Courtney Campbell Trail.

The Courtney Campbell Trail is a 8' to 12'-wide paved path, including a 45'-high bridge that allows pedestrian & bicycle access along the entire southern side of the Courtney Campbell Causeway Scenic Highway.

 

Drive, walk, bike, or boat to the local waterfront restaurants, on the Causeway, and in the West lagoon area. (Chart House, Aqua, Bahama Breeze, Whiskey Joe's, and Hogan's Beach).

• Gilligan's Island House is conveniently located, just 6 miles from Tampa International Airport.

• The Westshore Business District (6 miles)

• Downtown area: Amalie arena, the Florida Aquarium, Ybor City, the University of Tampa are 15 minutes away.

• Raymond James Stadium and Steinbrenner Field are 7 miles away.

• International Mall and Westshore Mall (6 miles)

• Waterfront Restaurants: You may drive, walk, bike, or boat to the local waterfront restaurants, on the Causeway and in the West lagoon area. (Chart House, Aqua, Bahama Breeze, Whiskey Joe's, and Hogan's Beach).

• Restaurants 8-10 minutes away: Charley's Steak House, Dining at International Mall and Bay Street, PF Changs, Mitchell's Fish Market, Bahama Breeze restaurant, Whiskey Joe's, and 30+ other restaurants.

• Gulf beaches are approximately 30 minutes from Gilligan's Island House.

• Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and The Museum of Science and Industry is an easy 25 minute drive.

• Lowry Park Zoo is 20 minutes away.

• Orlando Theme Parks approximately 76 miles from GIH.

 

• Golf in the neighborhood: Rocky Point Golf Course is a public course, that is located right in Dana Shores - (The neighborhood where Gilligan's Island House is located)

*There is a link on their site to book online.

• Grocery/Pharmacy/Liquor stores: Publix, Walmart Grocery, Walgreens, CVS, Winn Dixie, and ABC liquor within 3 miles.

• Keyless entry makes this home easy to access. (Code is changed before every arrival)

• Owners live one street over for immediate guest assistance.

Our second vacation rental , Skipper and Gilligan's Island House is located in the same neighborhood as Gilligan's Island House

More Details

Owner
Cheri Bett
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Cheri Bett

We are Ken and Cheri Bett. Ken is my high school sweetheart. Gilligan's Island House is my (Cheri's) childhood home. My parents were the original owners. Ken and I moved back to this neighborhood in 1995. We live on the next street over. You can see our location from Gilligan's Island House. Ken and I have been landlords for primary residence rentals since 2002. We own more than 10 homes. Many of our tenants stay with us for years, because we believe in treating people right and always doing the right thing. Ken is a licensed General Contractor and an Electrical Engineer. I was a middle school teacher before the birth of our children. I now manage our rentals and act as Project Manager for our company. Ken and I are looking forward to this adventure and meeting you. We hope Gilligan's Island House exceeds your expectations and makes your travel easier and relaxing.

Cheri Bett purchased this house in 1959

Why Cheri Bett chose Florida

Ken and I are Tampa natives. This property has spectacular water views and access. Both of my parents loved to entertain family and friends. Ken and I believe that creating a relaxing vacation home for you, is an honor to their memory. We originally had intended to rent the home as a primary residence. But in November 2013, we were on vacation, lying in a hammock, and realized that it would be a privilege to create the same relaxing environment for the visitors of Tampa.

What makes this house unique

The location is convenient to everywhere. We are also one of the only waterfront homes in the Bay area who will consider allowing your furry family members to accompany you on vacation. Gilligan's Island is located in a waterfront and golf community. Catch snook, redfish, mullet, and more right from the dock. On occasion you may see marine mammals - dolphins and manatees. Take the kayak or paddle board out and enjoy the lagoon and the nature that lives in our mangrove areas. Golf at Rocky Point Golf Course, then enjoy a beverage at the 19th watering hole. Local theme parks are 15 to 25 minutes away. So much to do, make sure you schedule enough time.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Dana Shores in Town 'n' Country

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • The Garden Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Located in the Howl's Master Suite includes Large Garden Tub
    The Bird Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Located in the Movies Stars Suite Downstairs
    Sunshine Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , A kiss of Sunshine
  • Toiletries included. Hair Dryer. Little conveniences added too.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Howl's Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Upstairs master bedroom. King memory foam mattress.
    Star's Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King pillow top mattress.
    Skipper and Gilligan's bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen memory foam mattress.
    Scholar's bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen pillowtop mattress.
  • Each bedrooms has an alarm clocks, television, ceiling fan, fresh linens, and black out shades . Portable crib available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Private chef, nail care, and masseuse are not included in the rental rate.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Dolphins Waterfront Kayak - Paddle board - 2 Masters -Pool, Golf, Gulf Access
average rating of 4.9491525 based on 59 reviews
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Great time!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for us to stay! Cheri is super helpful and the neighborhood is nice with friendly people. They own two houses and we stayed in the larger one. Both are charming '60's type homes--cozy and comfy and very clean! The pool was especially nice and clean--so relaxing!! Our son-in-law appreciated the good stock of fishing poles and tackle and our daughter loved the surfboarding. Very close to the airport (although we didn't hear planes overhead), the mall, and the causeway to Clearwater. Wonderful place for a family!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

House was perfect

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as advertised. we had no problems from start to finish. House is well located, everything was 30 minutes or less away. The house was clean and had all the utensils and items you would need on a trip. The owner Cheri was very attentive and accomodating and responded to any inquiries quickly. I highly recommend this house to anyone.

Jim Prosser

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect experience at Gilligan's Island House

  • 5 of 5

The property is well maintained with a beautiful view of Tampa Bay. Our party of 7 enjoyed the pool and water access with plenty of sleeping room and parking. The sunset view over the water is gorgeous. Owner Ken stopped by to check the PH levels in the pool when we first arrived and confirmed we had everything we needed. I will definitely book again for a long weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home, with AWESOME owners

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this property are hands down AWESOME!!!!! They saved a vacation gone bad (after another property owner cancelled our reservation on the day of check-in). Chari (the owner) called me personally and allowed us to rent on that same day. I had multiple family members already on planes flying into town for my college graduation. When we arrived the house was ready and amazing. It was clean, charming and was able to accommodate a large group. The pool was perfect for the kids, and the men enjoyed fishing right off the dock. We felt extremely comfortable here. After such a rocky start, our vacation was saved by Chari, and we had a lovely time. Also, as a travelers note, all the beds were very comfortable, the house was clean, and the neighborhood was quiet. I would highly recommend this property!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home.

  • 5 of 5

It was amazing. Only problem is we wish we had more time. This to do for all ages. Bought Tampa City Pass highly recommend. Great value for families

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This suited our needs as a family friendly get away in a convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Great location

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Charann's Tavern
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Caladesi Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Rocky Point Golf Course, Westchase, Carollwood
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Veteran's Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Bahama Breeze, Chili's, Village Inn, Bay Street
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Ben T. Davis Beach / Clearwater Beach (20 miles)
Car: recommended

Gilligan's Island House is located in a waterfront and golfing community. The location is centrally located and is generally 25 minutes or less to anywhere in the Tampa Bay Area.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Dana Shores, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Book Ahead Savings
5 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,168
for 4 nights
From
£233
£1,783
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
13 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£239
for 4 nights
From
£1
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Get Away
20 Dec 2017 - 23 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,575
for 4 nights
From
£335
£2,440
 
 
NHL Allstars
24 Jan 2018 - 30 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,847
for 4 nights
From
£403
£2,949
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Thaw
31 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,575
for 4 nights
From
£335
£2,440
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,423
for 4 nights
From
£297
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £302.88
Departure Cleaning £170.37 + Tax
Pet Fee £113.58 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.67
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
Additional per person fee for number of guests exceeding 8.
Deposit returned within 14 days of departure.
Pets acceptance is provisional. Please contact Gilligan's Island house for acceptance of your pet. Dangerous breeds are not accepted.

Exceptions to the 4 day minimum stay is a flat rate.

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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