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Spacious Waterfront Home - 4BR/4BA, sleeps 8, Pool, Private Dock, Pool Table

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,250 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large waterfront 4BR/4BA with kayaks, pool table, arcade, boat & golf cart

Imagine sitting out on the balcony watching the dolphin chase their dinner while the rest of your party is sitting on the dock catching redfish, snook and trout for your dinner.

That's what it's like at Pesca-Rouge Retreat. What else will you experience?

Spacious 4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms - One of which is a private "mother-in-law" suite downstairs equipped with TV and refrigerator (great for folks with limited mobility).

Huge master suite with massive 2-person shower and private balcony overlooking the water.

Ultra-modern colorful decor with huge family room including a regulation size pool table and an arcade machine for the kids with over 50 games to keep them entertained at night. PlayStation II and Blue-Ray video with plenty of DVDs.

Minutes away from the world famous sponge docks for dining and sight-seeing.

Beautiful fountain and pool to wile away the day in the glorious Florida sunshine.

Outdoor kitchen/barbeque so you can cook up the fish you caught poolside.

Outdoor sitting area with 50" TV so you can watch the game while everyone is enjoying the pool.

Bistro sitting area under an ivied gazebo for that romantic dinner.

Although I hope you don't need them, we have 3 gas powered patio heaters for those rare cold nights.

Biking distance (bikes included) to tennis courts, soccer field, grocery store, shopping, sponge docks and downtown Tarpon Springs.

2 2-person kayaks that you can use at your leisure. You will certainly be kayaking with the dolphin.

OPTIONAL: Street legal golf cart available for your use (please email for details).

90 minutes from Walt Disney World and other Orlando Attractions. 60 minutes from Busch Gardens.

1 mile from Fred Howard Beach.

OPTIONAL: 18 ft boat usage (email owner for details)

1 mile from the famous Pinellas County Bike/Walk Trail.

3 miles from one of Florida's best golf courses - Innesbrook. Home of the Valspar Classic and the famous Copperhead course.

Tarpon Springs is strategically located on the West coast of Florida 40 minutes from Tampa airport, the performing arts center, the Lightning hockey, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We are also 40 minutes from St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Salvador Dali museum.

We look forward to you enjoying our lovely home. Tarpon Springs regulations require a 6-week rental agreement.

More Details

Joel Dubey
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Joel Dubey

Hi. I grew up in Key Largo Florida. Unfortunately I had to leave the beautiful Florida Keys for my career. I went to the University of Florida and my wife Celia went to Florida State. We have lived in the Tampa area since 1987. My Wife and I tried to build a little piece of Key Largo right here in Tarpon Springs. While my wife is off training for triathlons and duathlons (she is a past world champion, reigning world bronze medalist and 3-time national champion). I can be found out fishing the flats for tarpon, redfish, snook, trout and a host of other fun fish to catch in the Tarpon Area. We have also owned the local business, Total Fitness, since 2006. Total Fitness is a full service health club with a jr. olympic pool, spa, exercise machines, free weights and group exercise classes. I hope you love Tarpon Springs as much as we do!

Joel Dubey purchased this house in 2000

Why Joel Dubey chose Tarpon Springs

Our home will be perfect for you. We are right on the water, and one mile from the beach. We have dolphins right in our backyard. We have some of the most beautiful kayaking around. We are within 3 miles of one of the nicest golf courses in Florida, Innesbrook. This is where the play the Valspar Classic. We are only 1 mile from the Pinellas Trail which will allow you to bike almost the entire county. We are only 40 minutes from the airport and 90 minutes from Walt Disney World. We have an optional golf cart that rents for $300/week an a pontoon boat that rents for $700/week. You are going to love it here!

What makes this house unique

Nothing is nicer than being able to relax by the pool and cook up a nice meal on the outdoor kitchen as you watch the dolphin play in the back yard. You will love the fishing in off the dock. You will certainly catch something for dinner. Take the golf cart to Fred Howard Beach or take the boat to the light house. You will love this experience!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We live in a quiet neighbourhood. No noise past 10pm local time on weekdays.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Next to the Fish Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ultra-modern styling
    Red Room Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ultra modern styling
    Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Massive 2-person shower. Jacuzzi tub.
    Private Downstairs Suite Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Spanish style with all Mexican tile.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Fish Room - 1 Double Bed , Large closet. Large dressor. Fish mounts on the wall.
    Red Room - 1 Double Bed , Golf themed room with old family pictures. Large closet.
    Private Downstairs Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private suite downstairs. Old Spanish theme. TV, Fridge.
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Massive bedroom. Massive bathroom. Overlooks water.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have an optional golf cart that rents for $300/week an a pontoon boat that rents for $700/week.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Spacious Waterfront Home - 4BR/4BA, sleeps 8, Pool, Private Dock, Pool Table
average rating of 4.3846154 based on 13 reviews

Renter beware!

  • 2 of 5

Five of us stayed at this home for a week in March 2018. Generally the house was fine but the bedroom layout requires additional clarification. The master bedroom was on the second floor, two bedrooms on the main living level and unfortunately the fourth bedroom was integrated into the garage area. This bedroom had an ensuite full bath and the only bedroom window was looking into the garage. It was very disturbing to discover this layout upon arrival as it was undiscernible from the VRBO description. In addition, when walking to this bedroom through the garage area, there was a constant undeniable smell of dog urine.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. Sorry to hear you didn't like the garage suite and that drove you to rate the entire property 2 stars. Garage suites are common in Florida since we don't have basements. Most people really like it because: 1. There are no stairs to climb so it is perfect for older people. 2. It is a private suite away from the other bedrooms which a lot of people like. 3. It has it's own bathroom, shower, air conditioner, TV, closet and full size fridge. As you can see from the pictures it is a quaint Spanish style suite. I have not received any other complaints on this. I will have the cleaning crew look into any garage smells.
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Absolutely awesome!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this place. We had seven adults and the house was big enough that everyone had plenty of room to move around and sit. The outside area was perfect. Pool was to cool to use ( not heated ) but able to sit back with feet in the water. Owner Joel is very prompt on answering any questions you might have. Would I recommend this house to family and friends? Yes, the only thing this house needs is a little cosmetic work. Not enough to not recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The home is absolutely wonderful! Joel and Celia, thank you so much - your home is like a home away from home. The view is fantastic and location is perfect to downtown, Sponge Docks and Howard Park. We especially enjoyed taking the golf cart out for evening sunsets! The home is perfect for quiet relaxing and plenty of room for family dinners. Even if its raining outside there is so much to enjoy indoors from the arcade games to the pool table. It was just what we needed for a great vacation. Thank you! Best FL vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location but a few minor disappointments

  • 4 of 5


- Great Location

- Beautiful Views

- Very Spacious


- 2 of 3 bicycles not useable due to punctured tires. Not just low air pressure. Punctured tires.

- Outdoor cooking area in serious need of maintenance. BBQ very dirty and unreliable.

- Unheated pool was quite cold. Many low-cost ways to heat a pool in Florida.

- Difficult access to water

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home and property. Owner very available for questions with fast response times. Absolutely beautiful view. Highlight was having dolphins come right up to the dock. Very central to Tarpon Springs area. 30 minutes from downtown Tampa and 1 1/2 hours from attractions in Orlando. Thank You for sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home!! Great location!!

  • 5 of 5

So many great things about this home. Love the bright colors and modern decor in the living room & dining room. The master bedroom and bath is HUGE and has a GREAT view of the beautiful water. Each of the 4 bedrooms have walk in showers. All very modern. We took a kayak to the sponge docks and back. FUN! Would recommend this home to families, or for a girls getaway. Would definately stay again. Love Tarpon Springs area.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tarpon Springs
This is a must see for all Tarpon Springs visitors. You must have dinner in a Greek restaur...
Fred Howard Park
Beautiful beach. A short bike ride away. Not too crowded. Wonderful causeway for running a...
Hellas Restaurant
A must for dessert!
Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill
Best seafood in town. Right on the water. A short bike ride away.
Mr Souvlaki
Best Greek food on the docks!
St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
A must see. This is a church you would expect to see in Europe.
Captain Jacks Waterfront Grill
Great casual dining atmosphere. This is the party location on the weekends.
St Nicholas Boat Line
Great boat ride to the lighthouse. See dolphin. Watch a sponge diver in action.
Toula's Trailside Cafe
Best breakfast in town. Right on the Pinellas Bike/Walk trail.
Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sponge Docks
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Sponge Docks
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sponge Docks
Nearest Ski
Back Yard!
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Fred Howard Park


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £178.58
Pet Fee £214.29
Damage Insurance £70.72
Damage Deposit £357.15

Home will be accessible via lock box.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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