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THE COTTAGE - 32 Steps to the Beach - Sleeps 2

People3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Charming Floridian Cottage - just steps away from the beach -

Our tastefully decorated and cozy Cottage offers everything you need for a romantic get-away and a relaxing stay in sunny Clearwater Beach. The Cottage is part of our vacation property '32 Steps to the Beach' which consists of a 3 bedroom house and a separate 1 bedroom cottage. The Cottage can be booked separately or together with the House. To book The House please go to www.vrbo.com/663585

The Cottage is located in a quiet and idyllic residential neighbourhood of Clearwater North Beach. The beautiful, award-winning and pristine Gulf Beach is just steps away from the house. If you prefer to have a calm beach day away from the crowds this is where you want to stay. Clearwater Beach with its vibrant public beach life and diverse restaurants is just a mile away.

The Cottage offers a spacious, elegant room with a queen bed, a sitting area with a sofa sleeper and a remodeled bathroom. The new kitchenette gives you the opportunity to prepare meals and enjoy them in the small dining area or outside on the secluded patio. Savour a cup of coffee in the morning, a glass of wine after a relaxing day on the beach or enjoy a BBQ in the backyard.

Clearwater North Beach is an upscale, safe residential neighborhood that welcomes families and couples. It is not suitable for 'spring breakers' or any group that wants an environment that allows loud parties.

The area of Clearwater offers an astonishing diversity of leisure activities. If you enjoy sports you might want to try out the numerous jogging, skating, biking, golfing, hiking, swimming, surfing, tennis or fitness opportunities. In Florida's state parks and on the breathtaking beaches you will experience the beauty and serenity of nature. Several theme parks guarantee fun for the whole family and the diversity of the many restaurants in the area will surprise you. From casual to upscale dining, from local and national to international cuisine - you will find it all!

Please also visit our website for more information about our Clearwater Beach homes, Clearwater Beach and the area: www.clearwater-beach-vacations.net

Check-in is 4:00pm or later; check-out is promptly at 10:00am to leave time for cleaning crew.

We will be happy to answer all of your questions. When using the 'Book it Now' button please include information on the ages and number of people in your party to help us make a quick decision on your request.

NOTE: To book The House as well please go to the VRBO listing: www.vrbo.com/663585

More Details

Owner
Tanja Pluess Utting
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

About Tanja Pluess Utting

Hi! We are Mike and Tanja, an English-Swiss couple who fell in love with Clearwater Beach many years ago and who hope to retire one day in sunny Florida. At the moment though, we are still working, raising our children and building up our vacation rental business. Our mission is to offer our guests clean, upscale, well-equipped and tastefully decorated vacation homes in quiet and safe Clearwater North Beach!

Tanja Pluess Utting purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Tanja Pluess Utting chose Clearwater Beach

We fell in love with the property and knew it fitted perfectly with our vacation rental philosophy. Right at the beach access (number 3) and in the safe North Beach residential area. You can't beat the location!

What makes this cottage unique

Proximity to the beach!

Idyllic, residential neighborhood!

Charming Floridian Beach House & Cottage.

Perfect for family get togethers! If House and Cottage are booked together, '32 Steps to the Beach' can sleep 8 to 10 guests.

The Cottage is a cozy, upscale and attractive alternative to a overpriced hotel room!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Clearwater Beach in Clearwater

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bathroom with shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Tastefully decorated room that offers a generous open floor plan with 1 queen bed, a sitting area with sofa sleeper, a new kitchenette with a small dining area and a remodelled bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
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
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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THE COTTAGE - 32 Steps to the Beach - Sleeps 2
average rating of 4.851852 based on 54 reviews
5

Great location and perfect for two!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for a long weekend getaway and loved it! Tanja was extremely communicative and easy to deal with! Every detail was thought of, and the cottage was clean and well-kept. The beach access was right across the street and the beach was perfect - far enough from the main public beach area that it was a lot less crowded. We will definitely stay here again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dave, Thank you so much for the nice review, we really appreciate it! I am delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your get-away at The Cottage so much. It was really nice meeting you and we look forward to your next visit. Warmly, Tanja
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Smiths Grove KY
5

Perfect Couples Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had never been to Clearwater Beach before so we were very surprised when we got there and realized there were no condos on the beach and that we had it all to ourselves! The cottage was a perfect getaway that we needed and we were so pleased with our stay! Tanja and Mike were easy to contact our entire trip and were more than helpful with everything. Our family was so impressed with our stories and pictures that they want to come down with us and stay at another property they own! My only complaint....... Frenchy's Crab Fries. We got them the second night of our stay and ended up craving them 2 other nights!

Seriously though, everything was more perfect than we had hoped for and the cottage location was amazing! We'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Seth, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are very happy that you and your wife had such a fabulous vacation with us. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we would love to have you and your family visiting us again. Warmly, Tanja
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5

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We felt very at home in this quaint cottage. Very tastefully decorated and location couldn’t be beat. Tanja was a pleasure to deal with and very responsive in all of our communications. Definitely plan to come back again and hopefully try the main house.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christine and Tom, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you last week and to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage and your getaway in Clearwater Beach. Thank you again for being our guests. We look forward to having you back! Warmly, Tanja
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Amarillo
5

Would return to enjoy again

  • 5 of 5

Property was clean and ready to enjoy. Walked to the beach in the evening with my wife and watched the sun set. Very nice stay

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anna-Maria and John, Thank you so much for your nice review, we highly appreciate it! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will visit again. Warmly, Tanja
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5

Perfect location and great property!

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christine, Thank you so much for your positive feedback! I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and would visit again. I wish you all the best. Warmly, Tanja
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4

Family Beach Fun

  • 4 of 5

We had a great family vacation staying in this home and cottage . There was room for all of us-3 families. House was all updated. Everything was clean and very comfortable. Great location to the beach and it was private-no crowds!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cheri, Thank you so much for returning and being our guests again! As always it was a pleasure to share our home with you and your family and we hope you will be back again next year. Thank you as well for leaving such a nice review. We appreciate it! Warmly, Tanja
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa International
Car: recommended

Located in a quiet Clearwater North Beach neighborhood 'The Cottage' is only a 32 steps stroll away from the beach access. Enjoy a walk or jog on one of America's finest white-sand beaches, or spend your day shelling, sunbathing, and swimming in the pristine blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico!

Pier 60 and the public portion of Clearwater Beach with its vibrant beach life are just 5 minutes away. Discover an amazing food variety in the many outstanding restaurants within the Clearwater Beach area! Book a fishing charter out of the Clearwater Marina, rent jet skis, play mini golf and tennis, go on a bike ride, or enjoy a relaxing massage or spa day.

Your family might also enjoy a visit to the nearby Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of 'Winter' the dolphin, whose story has touched millions of people across the world. For more information check: www.seewinter.com

Other Activities:

GOLF: There are hundreds of golf courses in the Tampa/St. Pete/ Clearwater area. Just a few are: Innisbrook Golf & Country Club; Belleview Biltmore; Dunedin Golf Course; Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club.

THEME PARKS: Busch Gardens & Adventure Island are 45 minutes East; Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World are approximately 90 minutes East on I4.

STATE PARKS: Enjoy and appreciate the beauty and diversity of the Sunshine State by a visit to one of Florida's parks. Hiking, canoeing, picnicking and swimming in a crystal clear spring are only few of the many activities the parks offer. For more information check: tampaattractions.com/state-park.

World class SHOPPING at International Plaza and fine dining at Bay Street are 20 minutes East on SR 60.

Downtown ST. PETE is 40 minutes South. The Salvador Dali Museum ranks as one of top attractions in Florida.

Downtown TAMPA is 30 minutes East. The Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo are worth a visit.

Or you might want to take your family to a professional SPORTS GAME: MLB-baseball: Tampa Bay Rays (Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg); NFL-football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Raymond James Stadium in Tampa); NHL-hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning (Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Clearwater Beach, Tampa Bay

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
 
Fall 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
From
£124
£909
 
 
X-Mas 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£644
for 3 nights
From
£171
£1,209
 
 
Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 3 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
From
£124
£909
 
 
Spring 2018
4 Feb 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£593
for 3 nights
From
£154
£1,119
 
 
Summer 2018
30 Apr 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£554
for 3 nights
From
£141
£1,029
 
 
Fall 2018
5 Sep 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
From
£124
£909
 
 
X-Mas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£644
for 3 nights
From
£171
£1,209
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£593
for 3 nights
From
£154
£1,119
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £227.28
Property Damage Protection £44.7
Cleaning Fee £75.76 + Tax
Pet Fee £75.76 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

For longer stays (more than 2 weeks) the final payment is due 60 days before arrival. The booking deposit is $1000. If you must make a cancellation, it must be at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the rental term, the deposit will be returned minus $350 booking fee. If cancellation is less than 60 days prior then the total amount is NON-REFUNDABLE. The Owner will try to, actively, re-sell cancelled dates. If successful the Owner will return to you any monies paid less the difference between the cost of the cancelled booking and the replacement booking minus a $100 administration fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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