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"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

This is beautiful "Lake Tarpon Villa's" Condominiums. This is a quiet small 40 unit association complex on Lake Tarpon. This fully furnished condominium is located in a lagoon like setting on Lake Tarpon, ten minutes east of some of the most popular sandy white Gulf of Mexico beaches and Sunsets in the nation. This lovely complex is surrounded by water and boardwalks, a notable feature for peace and tranquility!

This second floor condominium comes with a heated community pool and a 6 person Jacuzzi. The condo's rear patio overlooks the pool area and boat docks where you have your own private 2006 19-foot pontoon boat awaiting your arrival!

The master bedroom is spacious and has an additional attached patio.

The second bedroom has a queen bed for family or guests.

The family room sofa has a hide-a-bed to sleep two in comfort as well.

Lake Tarpon is approximately 4 miles long and 2 miles wide,

perfect for bass fishing and water sking. This condo is one of 40

units and is secluded from the busy Gulf beaches and traffic, yet

close to shopping malls, restaurants, and resorts.

More Details

Paul & Karen
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 April, 2018

About Paul & Karen

I hale from Chicago Illinois (1985) and have been in the Military & Law Enforcement field for most of my career. I started a Yacht Management, Transport and Training business in the Tampa Bay area. My wife Karen, in the Insurance field, originated from Tennessee, but has been in Florida since childhood. Karen and I are retired from our career jobs now and want to focus on adding additional condo's and homes to our rental vacation business.

Paul & Karen purchased this condo in 1997

Why Paul & Karen chose Palm Harbor

Lake Tarpon Villas is unique in many ways. It has the peacefulness of a romantic getaway on Lake Tarpon but it is nestled in one of the most beautiful beach areas in the country. You can fresh water fish out your back door in one of the best bass fishing lakes in the state, or head to the fishing docks in Tarpon Springs and Clearwater Beach where you can hop on a deep sea fishing boat to catch the big ones! You are within driving distance to Busch Gardens, Sea World and Disney World. The city of Tampa is just a drive over the causeway with many venues you would seek in a larger city. Beach life, entertainment and fine dining in the Florida Suncoast. What more could you ask for!

What makes this condo unique

Pick sunshine in freshwater or saltwater... It is here for you and your family to enjoy..


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Palm Harbor in Pinellas County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • near the sea ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Amenities: Phone, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, DVD, Stereo, CD Player, WiFi Internet hookup, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided. Washer/Dryer & Hot Tub/Pool (shared) No Smoking or Pets


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"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews

Villa on the Lake

  • 4 of 5

Location, location, location ! We had a great time at the Tarpon Villas on Lake Tarpon. Anywhere you wanted to go was easily accessible beaches, restaurants, parks for walking, shopping etc. The condo was comfortable and large enough for a two month stay.

Having the boat was a definite plus, it was clean and ran well. It gave us the opportunity see the lake from a different perspective. We definitely would go back if available.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! We pride ourselves on having a unit with all the amenities, including a boat to use! Thanks again and come back soon! Paul & Karen
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Madison, WI


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two weeks at this condo in 10/09 and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The condo was sparkling clean and had many extras that made our visit enjoyable - beach toys, beach towels, hair dryers, etc. The pool was great as was the hot tub. The pontoon that came with the condo was a lot of fun and the little alligator that lived in the canal was fun to watch.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2009
  • Date of Stay: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a great time. Karen and I strive to make our vacation home the best place, the way we would like to have a place if we were away from our home. You are welcome to come back and visit any time:) Paul & Karen
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As always I rate our accommodation a 5 Star.

  • 5 of 5

We have stay here for the past 4 years as we look forward to returning again. The owners do a tremendous job in keeping the condo in “mint” condition.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Marietta, Ga

Great property for a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice and well kept. Loved being able to see some water from the balcony. The boat was awesome to use. We were able to go up to a nice little restaurant on the lake by boat for lunch one day and we're able to go out fishing one evening. So much fun!! Thank you guys for a great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you guys enjoyed the experience. We hope you get a chance to visit us again! Thanks and have a great summer! Paul & Karen
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Very nice condo.

  • 4 of 5

Pics are very accurate. We enjoyed the boat very much and Paul was very easy to work with. Pool was warm. Guest bedroom bed is very,very firm. Too much for us because of back issues but master was very soft. We went and bought a memory foam to put on guest bed as both couples had back issues. Other than that we enjoyed it very much. Only gave 4 star because of the bed - otherwise a 5 star.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! We are scheduled to change both mattress's this summer. Have a great spring and summer and hope to see you back soon. Paul & Karen
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It's hard to be "great" twice...but it was!

  • 5 of 5

Our previous visit was August 2016 and last visit was Jan thru Mar 2017 and all I can say in addition to the first "review" is that this is a great place to learn how "living in FL" is all about...it just doesn't get any better than great location, quite, convenient to anything you want to do even if that's staying home. Lakeside living at its best...Let me repeat myself: Listing says "..just bring a tooth brush..." that's a fact! and add clean and comfortable too!

...Pleasant view from the living room and then out thru sliding doors to the patio/porch...Everything in the condo works well and the details throughout are "special". We were pleasantly surprised upon arrival to find FM music softly playing and two bottles of wine with glasses sitting on the counter, just waiting to be enjoyed. Lots of entertainment in and near the area, good to great dinning experiences as well as places of interest. Check the sponge dock area, everything Greek.


And again; Thanks guys... Sharon and Roy from St. Louis, Missouri

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon and Roy, We take pride in our unit and glad you enjoyed you stays. We love our area and glad you did too. Come and stay with us again. Thank you again, Paul and Karen
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
St Pete/Clearwater International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
CBC Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Honeymoon Island State Park
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Innisbrook Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Longhorn Steak House
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fred Howard Park
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Boating.

* Fishing.

* Fine Dining.

* Sports Events.

* Sight Seeing.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Historic Sponge Docks.

* Several Sandy White Beaches.

* Relax by the Pool / Hot Tube.

* Several County Parks.

* Mall Walking.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Visit "Winter" the Dolphin.

* Visit Sponge Docks.

* Deep Sea Fishing.

* Relax at the Beach.

* Theme Parks (Disney, Sea World, etc.).

Activities (on site or nearby): Biking, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball,

Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Miniature

Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Shopping,

Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming,

Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Windsurfing,

Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling, Rafting


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Palm Harbor, Tampa Bay

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer Special
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter Season
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Spring / Summer
1 Apr 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £178.58
Cleaning Fee £107.15

Please E-Mail or call on all inquiries.

NOTE: Winter Season - Monthly Leases only unless nights show available - Weekly Leases in November - December upon request.
LAPTOP USERS! Free High Speed WiFi Internet Service and long distance calling available. All utilities and amenities included.
Boat considered an amenity and usage will be determined after a boat safety brief and orientation ride. (25 years old or older only)

credit/debit card authorized through secure PayPal website.
Separate $400.00 security deposit due at reservation.
Full Lease Payment due six weeks prior to arrival date.

Cleaning Fee: 150.00 (taken from your $400.00 security deposit. Remaining $250.00 security deposit refunded if unit Pre-Departure Guide is followed.

Average Nightly Rate: $165 - $185
Average Weekly Rate: $850.00 - $925.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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