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Come and Play at the Playful Porpoise

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath top floor Condo with view of the Gulf

Listen to the waves lap at the sugar sand beach from the private balcony of this spacious and beautiful Gulf side 2/2 condo centrally located in pretty Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. A great get away spot.

The Playful Porpoise is a cheerful 3rd floor unit in a small and well maintained building with lovely grounds, reserved covered parking, and a pool that is the perfect size to cool off in after an unforgettable day at the beach. (Please note this building does not have an elevator so access is via stairs). Beach towels, folding chairs, umbrellas, floats and toys are all provided for your use and are conveniently stored in a common room next to the pool. After your swim it's time to choose which wonderful restaurant to try. There are quite a few within easy walking distance, shops too! Or enjoy staying in! This non-smoking condo is a happy and beachy, roomy spot with plenty of space for up to six to spread out. People only please, no pets are allowed.

The master bedroom is decorated in a fun 'vintage beach' décor with a comfy queen bed, plenty of drawer storage, and a new wall-mounted flat screen TV. The walk in closet holds beach towels and plenty of extra bedding, yet there is ample room for all your things. The private bathroom has a large walk-in shower with glass doors.

The 'surf style' guest bedroom can accommodate a variety of sleeping arrangements, with a bunk bed on one wall that has a twin bed on top and a full bed on the bottom. On the other side of the room is a twin day bed. The second full bathroom is just outside the guest bedroom and also has plenty of storage and a tub/shower combination.

Continue down the hall past the linen closet filled with fluffy towels then past the handy washer/dryer stack and the space opens to a wonderfully layed out kitchen/dining/living room area. The bright clean kitchen is fully equipped, including a refrigerator with in the door water and ice, a new dishwasher, and tons of dishes and glassware.

Sit at the counter or dining table to enjoy your meal time conversations. The spacious living area is the perfect spot to sneak in a nap with two recliners and sofa. There is a large flat screen TV. A DVD player and plenty of games are provided for entertaining pleasure. Or continue on through the sliders and have a seat on the balcony to peek out through the palms at what is going on at the beach!

This is why we love the Playful Porpoise and hope you do too.

More Details

Owner
Karl
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Indian Rocks Beach in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • 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 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , twin has a day bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Come and Play at the Playful Porpoise
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
5

Sparkling clean,close to beach! Everthing we needed for a great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about this vacation. The condo was bright and spacious and clean,clean,clean ! We were visiting with daughter and our 2 grandkids (8 and 11 year old boys) and there was room for all. The boys loved playing in the gulf then spend time hanging out in the heated pool which was a great place to get out of the sun and take a nap.

This place is a couple minutes walk to the beach and great restaurants and even a baseball field and park for the boys.

We all hope to return again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Condo had everything you need for a perfect vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with the condo. I traveled with a 6 month old and this condo actually had baby gear. (Pack n play, high chair, stroller. ) I have rented many homes before and never has a place been so well stocked. The condo had plenty of games for my older kids (11&15) movies, beach gear, pool stuff. Lots of kitchen goods, bedding, and towels. The beach it wonderful and just a few steps away. Definitely a must if you want quality. Only downfall is washing machine doesn't clean very well.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Will definitely return

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay was perfect! It was just as advertised. Sitting on the balcony in the morning looking out at the water was beautiful and so relaxing. The location was great. We love to go to Johns Pass on Treasure Island when we're in FL and it was only about a 15 minute drive. Can't wait to book for 2017!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful. As Soon as you walk in the place seemed very spacious. The decor was tastefully done. It was well stocked with towels, sheets, pillows & beach towels. As Karl states in his overview you literally need to just bring your swim suit. My family and I had a wonderful time. Since my son has relocated to the St. Petersburg area I'll definitely being staying here again on my many visits. The place is fairly close to anywhere you need to go. Thanks Karl for a beautiful place.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time! The condo had everything we needed! Located at a great spot! Would visit again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Red Lion Pub
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Indian Rocks Beach
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Season 2017
17 Dec 2016 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,024
for 7 nights
£1,024
£3,529
 
 
Value Season 2017
16 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
£2,982
 
 
Memorial wk 2017
22 May 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£911
for 7 nights
£911
£2,982
 
 
Value Season 2 2017
11 Jun 2017 - 26 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
£2,982
 
 
July 4th 2017
27 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£911
for 7 nights
£911
£2,982
 
 
Value EOS 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
£2,982
 
 
Low Season 2017
17 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£662
for 7 nights
£662
£2,390
 
 
High Season 2018
18 Dec 2017 - 15 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,024
for 7 nights
£1,024
£3,529
 
 
Value Season 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
£2,982
 
 
Memorial Wk 2018
21 May 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£911
for 7 nights
£911
£2,982
 
 
Value Season 2 2018
10 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
£2,982
 
 
July 4th 2018 wk
25 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£911
for 7 nights
£911
£2,982
 
 
Value EOS 2018
15 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
£2,982
 
 
Low season 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£683
for 7 nights
£683
£2,436
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning upon departure £60 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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