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Free pontoon boat, direct waterfront, heated pool, beach. What's more?

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

See and play what others can't! The island and beach only boaters can get to! New heated pool March 2015!

Please email owner for payment options and confirm booking details before sending in payment. For check in/out day other than Saturday, instant booking is not enabled. We require full payment at booking so that paper work is minimized. For monthly rentals, or multiple payments are necessary, please contact (email is best way) owner directly for options. Cancellation will still be honored and full payment refunded according to policy regardless payment schedule.

For bookings that have check-in/check-out day other than Saturday (Ex. check-in on Tuesday and check-out on next Tuesday), an $150-$400 surcharge may apply for breaking up the weeks. Exception will be made if only none-Saturday check-in/check-out available for the date of inquiry, and for less than 7-day week availability discount may be available. Please contact owner for your specific date need if necessary. Maximum 6 adults.

If this home is booked and not available for your date, please check out our listing of another vacation pool home! http://www.vrbo.com/612225

This beautiful waterfront 3-bed, 2-bath house, 'Sea Breeze Gulf Villa', is in a very quiet neighborhood at city of New Port Richey. The home includes all brand new stainless steel kitchen appliances, hardwood kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, washer and dryer, travertine tiled bathrooms, 4 flat screen TVs, 1 computer, leather couches. The master bedroom has a king size bed, the second bedroom has a queen size bed, and the third bedroom features a bunk bed and a bed with trundle. Internet, cable TV, and phone service (within US) are included for free. Drive way can park up to 3 vehicles. Private dock can accommodate another boat if you want to bring your own.

Enjoy pool table or darts as you watch the breathtaking sunset over the water, or relax in the living/family room and watch a movie. You can fish in the backyard, on the dock and enjoy Florida breeze, or take a canoe strolling in the canal and bayou nearby. True water fun comes when you go out on a boat, and we provide a pontoon boat for 3 days use free of charge. Enjoy the open gulf, sand island, and fishing in the gulf of Mexico. You may also visit and relax at the only private sandy beach in Florida just 5 minutes away from your house with pavilions, clean restrooms, and grill stations.

Close by, you can enjoy fantastic local cuisine and shopping all within 15 minutes driving distance. Local thrilling amusement parks Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are among favorite places to visit. Other famous local beaches include honeymoon island, Caledisi Island, Clearwater beach, Treasure Island beach, Fort Desoto beach. Disney and Universal Studio are 90-minute drive away. 50-minute drive to Hard Rock Casino. 35-minute drive to Tampa and Clearwater/St. Petersburg Airports. The 'SPONGE DOCKS' in TARPON SPRINGS are just l5 minutes south. The town offers gift shops, antique stores, boat tours and 'GREEK CUISINE.' Also you won’t regret to check out downtown New Port Richey.

Boating: The home is on a deep water canal leading to open gulf. Boat ramp is available within the neighborhood too if you want to launch your own boat. The pontoon boat is provided for guests to visit the beautiful Sandbar or Anclote Key for shelling, fishing, snorkeling or Dolphin Watching with no extra charge. A canoe is also an excellent choice for cruising and fishing within bayou and canal. Pontoon boat's 3-day use is based on weekly stay, guests may use more days if there is no maintenance for the boat needed and no other arrangement like owner's own family use etc., check in/out day may be excluded. Boat shown in picture may not be the actual boat depends on availability.

Fishing: You can fish right off the back yard and the dock, in canal or bayou on a canoe, or use pontoon boat provided to fish in open gulf. You may be stalking Redfish and Trout, trolling for Spanish Mackerel, bringing Mangrove Snapper or even a Shark on board. Fishing license and equipment, bait are easily available in local stores close by. We provide fishing rods, and they are free if returned in good working condition.

Amenities: Internet with wireless wifi, cable TV, free phone service (within US), pool table, dart game, 1 computer, 4 TVs, fishing equipment, private dock, private sandy beach with pavilion and grill, gas grill in back yard, Kitchen and bathroom consumables (no refill during the visit)

This home is in a quiet neighborhood so if you are looking for somewhere just to party this probably isn't your place. But with all the amenities and available activities, you will definitely enjoy staying at this modern, beautiful, waterfront home for a truly relaxed and fun vacation!

3-night special $900 within 2 weeks of arrival date! (Holiday excluded, weekend day extra $100/night, boat extra $450). Please contact us to find out availability. Please note nightly rate shown on VRBO may be based on longer stay. For shorter than 7 days stay, please contact owner for booking.Online booking fee (~3% or higher for international banks) is guest's responsibility if guest choose this form of payment.

Note: To ensure our guests a satisfied vacation experience, we allow $30 reimbursements on items missing during the stay, and will be left with the house after leaving (missing kitchen wares etc. but no edible items and non-refillable consumables supplies noted in listing). Receipt and note to owner is required for reimbursement. If more then $30 purchase is necessary, please contact owner for approval first. Outdoor cleaning (grill, deck, boat etc.) is not included in cleaning fee. It's guest's responsibility to clean things back to original condition after use.

More Details

Owner
Kevin
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 January, 2017

About Kevin

Hello my name is Kevin. My wife Jane and I came to United State in late 90’s to get our master degree at University of Illinois. We then moved to Florida, and started our family here. We have two kids now. This vacation home is a big fun part of our family life, and we hope you can share this enjoyment of ours when stay at this little paradise. Life is good, live it to the fullness……

Please feel free to contact us at 813-438-3818 if you have any questions. Both of us are working parents so please leave a voice message. Email and inquiry from VRBO are always good ways to get our response quickly too.

What makes this house unique

Open gulf, sandy island, private beach, and a lot of fish!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Free pontoon boat, direct waterfront, heated pool, beach. What's more?
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews
5

Great gulf front vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We have been traveling and vacationing in United State a lot. Never had we had a vacation rental that provides as complete a package and great value as this one did. Our daughter loves the boat, and the ride to sand bar island. Having a boat that you can use anytime you want, is a different world than we used to live. The water front community looks beautiful when you cruising the canals, and the private beach is the perfect place for a sunset every day. The house is tastefully decorated inside, with gorgeous granite and travertine tiles. The owner did a great job turning this little aged house into a modern home. We dine out 2 times, Carrabbas is our favorite restaurant which is 10 minutes away. We were told that Catches is also great but did not get chance to try. This place will be on our revising list for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keep in mind this is a vacation rental and not your own home

  • 3 of 5

Kevin was exceptionally flexible and prompt with replies. Mickey, the caretaker was nice upon arrival. We booked based on the reviews & pictures. It is a vacation home & is turned over weekly I am sure. But I can't bring myself to give it 5 stars.

We had an issue with the cues for the pool table & the dart board. Mickey promptly handled that and we had new cues at our door one afternoon. We didn't know dartboard didn't work until after. We hated to seem like a pest so didn't report anything else during our stay. A rental is not going to be perfect.

This house has many nice features-granite countertops, nice appliances, stone tile in the bathroom. The showerhead in the picture labeled master bath is amazing. But it's not really the master, it's the main. I assumed it was part of the master bedroom & it was not, disappointing.

The nighttime temperatures were cooler & it was pretty windy the entire time so the pool was only warm enough once to actually go in it. This pool is very small, don't expect to all go in at once. but bonus, you have a beautiful private beach just down the road.

The pontoon we were given was no where near as nice as the one in the photos. We never actually took it out since it was so windy & it was under 18ft we didn't want to encounter any issues

To save on expenses, we choose to make most our meals at the house. The grill is pretty shabby so we didn't use it. Kitchen is pretty well set up but didn't have a pizza cutter.

Bedrooms are smaller than the pictures make them look but you don't spend all your time in there so I wouldn't stay away just because of that. The master bed is hard, didn't like that at all. Ceiling fan in master made a clunking noise.

Kitchen table is well used but it was nice to have one that big. I'd look into reupholstering the chair though, you sink in most of them when you sit. When you're already short, that sucks.

We spent more time at the house in the evening than most guests may just due to the time of year, it was dark by 530. it was great to have the pool table but my father traveled with us and it was hard for him to be in the room with the TV and pool table due to the noise level. Maybe consider combining the dining area and tv w/furniture in the are the dining table is now?

there's tile floor through out the house, makes sense. but I think you need some quality control with your cleaning company. Swept but definitely not mopped based on the color of my socks each evening.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are truly sorry when guest feel not 100& satisfied for their vacation . To address unexpected needs from guests, we have designated house manager for this vacation home, which is a convenience not available for most of other rentals. Boat: It is specified in listing that boat may not be the one shown in picture, as frequent maintenance is needed we can not guarantee the boat assigned to the house. Cookwares: we restock when things are missing, and we also provide reimbursement policy for guest to get things they need. Please refer to our online listing for details. Cleaning: we utilize reliable and more expensive cleaning service in the area. If guest needs, cleaning crew will be called back for cleaning not done as expected. Grill is guest's responsibility to clean after each use. If we found grill is in need of cleaning after use, we will charge a fee to clean it. Area: Grocery store, big department store, gas station are all at entrance of community within 5 minutes. Walmart center is in a major mall/restaurant area about 15 minutes away. Hwy 19 is close by the entrance of community so it's considered to be a convenience. Other: Description for picture of the bathroom is corrected in listing to avoid future confusion. Water heater temperature has been adjusted to Florida winter. Pool size is about 20 feet long, not for swimming exercise but big enough for family fun and kid games.
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5

A Fantastic Family Vacation in a Palace

  • 5 of 5

What a pleasure to stay in such a beautiful home that was so finely appointed! The owner’s interior design sense and attention to detail is simply extraordinary. I never expected to see so many upscale touches inside this affordable vacation rental home. I love the exquisite tile design in the fresh bathrooms. The kitchen is all brand new with granite. The furniture in the bedroom is fit for a king and queen.

Adding to the fun is full size pool table that looks over the water in the pool, a deck and the waterway that leads out to the ocean. The ocean is fully accessible because of the wonderful pontoon boat that is very easy to use. We made a short excursion out to a sand bar where we found cool shells, interesting birds and jumping dolphins. Even on the way out to the ocean it was exciting to see all of the other yachts. What a perfect location with access to the beach, the ocean and fresh seafood restaurants. This is a cozy palace in paradise that we will return to again and again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely, comfortable home; great location.

  • 5 of 5

From the minute you open the door into the newly remodeled kitchen, you know you've made the right choice! Everything is fresh, clean and recently tastefully updated. We were a party of 4 adults and 2 little girls under the age of 8. There was ample room for everyone to eat, sleep, and play. Baths and showers, beds and bedding were well done. I can't think of anything we reached for that wasn't available. The pool, dock, and waterfront are peaceful and relaxing, especially around sunset. The property owner responds promptly and is a pleasure to do business with. We highly recommend this property and look forward to going again soon.

PJ

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing Vacation Property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at Sea Breeze Gulf Villa July 2016 the property and location was absolutely beautiful. The house was large enough to accommodate the 8 of us. Everyone took advantage of the swimming pool as often as possible, but the highlight of the vacation was the pontoon boat. The private beach was a delight only a few minutes from the house. Although the houses are close together it has a privacy fence around the pool area and the neighborhood was very quite. But is close to everything you may need. I would definitely recommend this property and would stay there again. Thank you Kevin for an absolutely wonderful vacation!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay at a great home!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this home and had a great time. We had everything we needed in the home other than groceries.The home looks like it has all been updated and was very clean. The pool, while small, was perfect for just us. The boat was a great amenity and we went out and had some great fishing, went to island, saw dolphins, stingrays, sea turtles and even saw a manatee in the channel in front of the home. The house is bigger than it looks in pictures and had plenty of room to spread out. There is a private beach also about a mile and a half away. Working with Kevin and Michael was easy and never had to wait for a response if I needed one. Would stay here again in an instant! Thanks for sharing your home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Gulf Harbor Beach Club

Property is conveniently located around water and easy access to all your everyday life . Publix (best grocery chain in Florida is right at entrance of community.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Flor-a-mar, 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
 
2017 Jan.
1 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£5,266
 
 
2017 Winter
29 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£5,266
 
 
2017 Early Summer
2 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,814
for 7 nights
£1,814
£5,266
 
 
2017 Summer
4 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£6,956
 
 
2017 Autumn
10 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 7 nights
£1,633
£4,631
 
 
2017 Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£5,266
 
 
2017 Winter
26 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 7 nights
£1,633
£5,266
 
 
2017 Xmas
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£5,266
 
 
2018 Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£5,266
 
 
2018 Early Summer
8 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,814
for 7 nights
£1,814
£5,266
 
 
2018 Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£6,956
 
 
2018 Autumn
25 Aug 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 7 nights
£1,633
£4,631
 
 
2018 Thanksgiving
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£4,903
 
 
2018 winter
25 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 7 nights
£1,633
£4,903
 
 
2018 Xmas
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£4,903
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,905
for 7 nights
£1,905
£5,266
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £446
Cleaning £97
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and payment received. Holiday, long weekend special rate extra $100 on top of weekly rate unless noted. Monthly rate includes 2 weeks (no weekend) of pontoon usage. Maximum 6 adults, total 8 guest with no pets. Weekly rental need full payment to complete the booking to save extra works, cancellation policy remain the same as note. Online booking fee (~3% or higher for international banks) is guest's responsibility if guest choose this form of payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Flor-a-mar in Tampa Bay

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleep 4 with a trundle
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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