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Luxurious Tropical Sanctuary

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom | 2 Full Bath | Large 1-Story Home | Lush Landscaping

Just minutes to the Gulf! Serenity at it's best! Peaceful, Tropical surroundings with gorgeous sunsets...This luxurious sanctuary is located just steps from the beautiful 'Sunset Beach' which connects to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Located within minutes to Fred Howard Park, Sunset Beach, library, dining, shopping centers, Pinellas Trail, The Sponge Docks, Sports complex/field and Tarpons historical downtown district; and just a short drive to Craig Park, offering a Public Boat launch on the Bayou with access to the Gulf, tennis courts, gated playground, picnic benches and fishing. Boating is easy with plenty of rentals nearby – or bring your own boat and launch it just a few blocks down the road.

No steps to climb as you relax in this large, one-story home surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. Casual elegance throughout. Turn-key furnished (everything including the kitchen sink!) including flat screen TVs, surround-sound entertainment, electric fireplace, fresh linens, gourmet kitchen, dinnerware, appliances and simply all the comforts of home – just bring your toothbrush! Outdoor Patio with table & chairs PLUS a brand new 14-foot "Sunsetter" Remote-Control Retractable Awning, large fenced yard, plus, plus, plus. And when you're ready to explore our Greek Village or the local Parks, a tandem 'bicycle built for two' awaits you!

More Details

Owner
Dennis & Ali
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 July, 2017

About Dennis & Ali

We are long-time Florida (Sunshine State) residents - and our 'Tropical Retreat' is just 18 miles from our Home, which allows us to be responsive to the needs of all our wonderful guests. We take great pride in our Property. It's been been completely redecorated with brand new furnishings throughout, complimented by all of the quality amenities of home. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush - and it's OK to leave your shoes at home!

Dennis & Ali purchased this house in 2014

Why Dennis & Ali chose Clearwater Area

It's simply a 'model' home – pristine, cozy, spacious and casual elegance throughout! From the moment we first visited this home, the 'WOW' factor caught our attention. A great 'home away from home' for us, and for all of our wonderful Guests.

What makes this house unique

Located within minutes to Fred Howard Park, Sunset Beach, library, dining, shopping centers, Pinellas Trail, The Sponge Docks, Sports complex/field and Tarpons historical downtown district; and just a short drive to Craig Park, offering a Public Boat launch on the Bayou with access to the Gulf, tennis courts, gated playground, picnic benches and fishing.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tarpon Springs in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • For insurance purposes and the benefit of our next arriving Guests, please notify us immediately in writing (eMail or Text) of any Damage/Breakage.
  • All Windows & Doors must be kept closed while Air Conditioning OR Heat is turned ON
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath adjoining Master Bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Pristine & Spacious
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Pristine
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest Bedroom One - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Ensemble & Digital TV plus Memory Foam Mattress Top
    Guest Bedroom Two - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sumptuous Queen SofaBed Ensemble & Digital TV
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Ensemble & Digital TV plus 3' Memory Foam Mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Just minutes to the Gulf! Solitude at it's best! Peaceful, Tropical surroundings with gorgeous sunsets...This luxurious sanctuary is located just steps from the beautiful 'Sunset Beach' which connects to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Only one mile to Howard Park! Boating is easy with plenty of rentals nearby – or bring your own boat and launch it just a few blocks down the road. No steps to climb as you relax in this large, one-story home surrounded by lush tropical landscaping & back patio shaded by a new (2016) 14-Foot "Sunsetter" Remote-Controlled Retractable Awning. Casual elegance throughout. Turn-key furnished (everything including the kitchen sink!) including flat screen TVs, surround-sound entertainment, fresh linens, gourmet kitchen, dinnerware, appliances and simply all the comforts of home – just bring your toothbrush! And when you're ready to explore the Greek Village or the local Parks, a tandem 'bicycle built for two' awaits you!

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
latchley Cornwall England
5

A little bit of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely time staying in such a perfect holiday home, you wake up every morning to brilliant sunshine. Breakfast in the garden each morning, the house has all you ever need to make your stay a relaxing time. No need to go out if you wish to just stay in and chill. But if you do you are right there in the middle of things just a sort walk to the beaches.

And if you feel the child in you there are bicycles there for you to use even a tandem if you want your other half to do all the work.

We will be coming back again for sure came home very relaxed shame we had to leave. We would recommend this beautiful home in a heartbeat but not to much as we want dates left for us to come again A big thank you Ali & Dennis for the chance to have a fantastic time away.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We couldn't have asked for more thoughtful and gracious guests, and are very pleased that they discovered a relaxing "home away from home"...
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5

Tranquil Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the villa between mid February through to the end of April We went to see the place before we rented it and had high expectations judging from the outside. We were certainly not disappointed. It was clean with a very well equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, with a TV in all the rooms, easy to operate aircon, in fact everything we could wish for. The area is very quiet and peaceful, a great location for Sunset and Howard Park beaches, we actually walked to both but if you prefer you could cycle on the bicycles provided. The Pinellas Trail is not too far away withTarpon Sponge Docks and Wall Springs Park a very pleasant ride.

Dennis & Ali were very friendly and accommodating and seemed to be on top of things. All in all we had a most enjoyable stay

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It gives us great pleasure to welcome new Guests to our Vacation Home, particularly those as thoughtful and friendly as the Burtons. From day one, they treated our home as they would their own, taking great care of everything and keeping us closely informed of anything needing attention. While they arrived as Guests, they left as friends with whom we will not only stay in touch, but whom we would gladly welcome back!
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5

This place is great and the owners are even better

  • 5 of 5

We have rented from Ali and Dennis for 4 years now and their rental is great, very well cared for and they make improvements every. The location is close to the gulf and close enough to everything you want in the Tarpon Springs area. We love it and plan to come back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After welcoming Tom and Mary year after year, we look upon them not as Guests but rather as "old friends" who come to visit every season! They treat our home as they would their own and are simply a pleasure in every respect.
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5

Thanks Greatly

  • 5 of 5

Super location, ideal for long term rental >1 month with eveything you need. Everything as described and more.

Many thanks to our great hosts Dennis and Ali

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always pleased to hear that our home delivered everything promised and that our Guests had everything they needed for a relaxing stay!
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Southampton, Hampshire, UK
5

Relaxation guaranteed!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and fully equipped with everything you need to make your relaxing vacation perfect! The location of this property is superb for walks or bike rides to Sunset beach. Tarpon Springs Greek community brings an abundance or authentic Greek food which is a must do, along with fresh seafood restaurants and waterside dining, perfect after a day at the beach. Very friendly area with lots of local things to do. We are looking forward to our next visit already!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: From day one, our objective has been to distinguish our home from so many other "vacation rentals," by creating a clean, cozy, welcoming environment. Top quality furnishings coupled with everything needed for a "Home Sweet Home" away from Home. Great to receive such kind comments and we always look forward to welcoming our Guests (friends) back year after year!
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Beyond Expectation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with all the luxuries. Close proximity to beautiful Howard Park Beach. Bikes provided.

Everything you need to cook nice meals and a bar for entertaining. Enjoyed the fireplace and the jacuzzi tub. Dennis and Ali have thought of everything. Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's heartening to receive such thoughtful comments from our Guests, as we invest a great deal of time in making our "tropical retreat" a real Home Sweet Home for everyone. Comfort, quality and responsiveness is important to us when we travel, which is why we do our very best to provide the same for all of our Guests!
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Location

Tarpon Springs
"Since 1970 Hellas Restaurant has been a proud cornerstone of the Greek Community in Tarpon S..."
Fred Howard Park
Key Vista Nature Park
Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill
Aquarium Tarpon Springs
A.L. Anderson Park
Mr Souvlaki
Sponge Docks Curio
Mama's Greek Cuisine
Dolphin Deep Sea Fishing
St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Captain Jacks Waterfront Grill
Crabby Bill's -- CLOSED
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
2.7 Miles
Tarpon Tavern
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Anclote Key
Nearest Golf
2.2 Miles
Tarpon Springs Golf Course
Nearest Train
29 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
2.4 Miles
Hellas Greek Restaurant & Bakery
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sunset Beach

Vacation in Florida in this spacious & elegantly decorated winter retreat! Experience Tarpon Springs, the best Mediterranean getaway in Central Florida. Tarpon Springs is not only a historic and picturesque city; it is full of lively and delightful people. Surrounded by old mansions and enriched with Mediterranean heritage, Tarpon Springs has the perfect blend of culture, entertainment and history. At the turn of the century, Greek sponge divers brought the culture that exists today. A hidden vacation gem in Central Florida's West Coast. There is plenty to do such as boating, abundant beaches, state parks, golfing, deep sea fishing,… visiting the famous Sponge Docks, fabulous dining at various restaurants, antique shopping, biking, swimming, boating and watching the sunsets from one of the many bayous that feed into the Gulf of Mexico. Library, tennis courts, a meat market and grocery store, The Scenic Pinellas Trail (a 37 mile path that runs from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg for walking, jogging, running, biking, rollerblading ), the Tarpon Spring Trolley which tours the towns most famous landmarks, and more. Plus, there are two fantastic beaches (Sunset Beach and Fred Howard Park Beach) within 2 miles of the home.

After traveling all the way to Florida, most families prefer to spend their time enjoying themselves. This is why you will love our home because unlike the vast majority of other rental houses where you must pack up the car and drive to everything, from our home you can walk to almost everything including: The World Famous Sponge Docks with its fine award winning restaurants and specialty gift shops, bakeries, deep-sea fishing boats, sponge fishing tour boat, Dolphin Watch Island Tour Boat, Kayak rentals, boat rentals, antique shops, a winery, and historic district with red brick streets, exquisite victorian homes, art galleries, day spa, hair salon, scenic Spring Bayou, Craig Park, Sunset Beach, Howard Park...

Why vacation just anywhere in Florida when you can experience the quaint and peaceful village of Tarpon Springs, which is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. Tarpon Springs is Pinellas County’s oldest town and was incorporated in 1887. Tarpon Springs is located in a part of Florida nicked named the Sun Coast as it averages over 300+ days of sunshine. The town has over 51 miles of waterfront and an average annual temperature is 72.8 degrees. There are no highrise hotels and condos in Tarpon to crowd your family vacation, and there are 2 public beaches and 9 parks in Tarpon Springs alone.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tarpon Springs, Tampa Bay

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer Special
1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
30 night minimum stay
£1,738
for 30 nights
From
£53
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
FALL PRE-SEASON
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
30 night minimum stay
£2,199
for 30 nights
From
£68
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
£2,659
for 30 nights
From
£84
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

3+Guests Per Guest Night £7.68
Cleaning Per Stay £95.96
Property Damage Protection £45.29

10% DISCOUNT ON ALL NIGHTS BEYOND FIRST 30 NIGHTS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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