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Large Key West Style Home On The Water With Private Boat Dock And Fire Pit Area

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Flexible Accommodations For Small Or Large Gatherings And Events

Large Key West resort style home with private boat dock and firepit, bar and game room. Perfect for large groups, special events and family gatherings. Convenient to all the area has to offer, yet far enough away from the city to enjoy a relaxing retreat. Home is located on the Ruskin inlet with unrestricted access to Tampa Bay if you want to rent or bring your own boat. Kayaks available for rent on site. House has abundant space to gather everyone together or for groups to break off and find their favorite spot to unwind. Planning a party, rehearsal dinner, or reception? We can convert the bonus bunk room into a banquet area that seats 36. Bar seating for 20. Additional seating upstairs. Outside catering welcome. Main house can sleep up to 10, bonus bunk room sleeps an additional 10. You can bring air mattresses to accommodate more guests.

Just 2.5 miles from Little Harbor Resort & Marina or E.G. Simmons Regional Park and 2 miles from the Ruskin Family Drive-In. The Manatee Viewing Center (seasonal) is 7 miles drive. Tampa Convention Center and Ybor City is approximately 30 minutes away. We are 40-45 minutes to the area's best gulf beaches, 1 hr 20 minutes from Orlando attractions and 45 minutes from Busch Gardens. 40 minutes to either Raymond James Stadium or Tropicana Field. Drive 25 minutes to Ellenton Premium Outlets.

More Details

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Southside Rural Community in Ruskin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Do not leave exterior doors open with the A/C running. It will freeze up the unit. When leaving, set thermostat @ 73 & switch off unnecessary lights.
  • Separate all recyclable items (cans, bottles, plastics, flattened cardboard boxes). Dispose all trash/recycling into rollaway cans adjacent to garage.
  • Before check-out, please insure all dishes are thoroughly cleaned and put away. Clean gas grill after using. Please report any broken/damaged items.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Guest Suite (2nd floor) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom (2nd floor) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Deluxe Master Suite (1st floor) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , 2 sinks, separate vanities, walk in shower with bench
    Bar/Game room (1st floor) - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Guest Suite (2nd floor) 14x14 - 2 Large Double Bed , En suite bathroom and walk in closet, TV
    Guest Bedroom (2nd floor) 12x14 - 2 Double Bed , Closet and TV
    Bar/Game Room (1st floor) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Full size sleeper sofa
    Deluxe Master Suite (1st floor) 23x13 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite luxury bathroom and oversized walk in closet, TV
    Bonus Room - 2 Single Bed , 4 Bunk Bed , 4 twin over twin bunks with 2 trundles
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
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
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our property is a large private fully fenced in lot in a peaceful location. Boat dock may accommodate up to a 45 ft. boat, with 220 volt power and water. Bring your own boat or fishing gear, or local rentals available for water sports equipment. With advanced booking, chef services may be booked to cater an event. Personal shopping service available to stock pantry, bar and/or wine fridge and up to 2 kegs for beers on tap in advance of arrival. On site massage therapy by national board certified therapist may be pre-arranged. All services priced upon request. Ample parking for multiple vehicles up to RVs and/or boat trailers.


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Large Key West Style Home On The Water With Private Boat Dock And Fire Pit Area
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews

Spacious house, well equipped

  • 4 of 5

This spacious home was perfect for our week with kids and grandkids - 15 of us in all! The kitchen was very suitable for making our meals for up to 20 people - lots of dishes, pots and pans, etc, although the can opener is still broke - and we ate most of our meals on the screened-in verandah The house has large common areas on both floors and the bonus was the area across the street which is included and has sand and a fire pit (for making s'mores!) and a place to launch the kayaks (with life jackets) which were for our use. We went to 4 different beaches, a museum, 2 State parks and the Manatee viewing area all within 50 miles or less. This house is in an okay neighbourhood; grocery stores are close and convenient. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, and your vacation! Had you reported the can opener not working during your stay, we could have spared you any unnecessary inconvenience. We live on site and would have replaced it immediately.
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Women's retreat

  • 4 of 5

Great location for our women's retreat! The fire pit was a great help.

Only challenge is for women the bunk bed mattress are a little on the thin in depth so they are not comfortable for more than two days.

Owner provides plenty of towels and extras so we did not need things like dish soap and laundry soap. Lots of dishes for cooking.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plenty of room

  • 4 of 5

Rented for wedding weekend.

Great place for gathering, getting ready for wedding. Loved using kayaks provided.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house for a large group

  • 5 of 5

Jennifer and Maurice are wonderful hosts. Their house is very large and full of amenities for any activity imaginable. I highly recommend this house for any kind of group that wants to relax and enjoy Florida. Don't forget to take one of the kayaks out on the water!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise across from the water

  • 5 of 5

This house is awesome, you feel right at home on every floor and the master suite is incredible. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All that we had hoped for: clean, well furnished, well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

From the well equipped kitchen to the screened-in gazebo and fire pit this facility was all that we had hoped for to enjoy our family bi-annual Thanksgiving get-together. Jennifer and Maurice were most cordial and helpful.

My recommendations to improve the overall experience: (1) A vanity curtain between the coffee room (thank you) and the bath/shower room. (2) An electric can opener to replace the failed manual can opener.

Thank you,

Len and Jean

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Sunset Grill Tiki Bar at Little Harbor
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Riverside Club Golf Course
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Amtrak Station- TPA
Nearest Motorway
5.2 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
2.4 Miles
Hooks Waterfront Bar & Grill
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
E.G. Simmons Regional Park
Car: necessary

Minutes from Little Harbor. Dock your own boat, or rent one during your stay. Everything from fishing charters to sunset cruises available. Day trip to the theme parks in Orlando in just one hour and fifteen minutes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Southside Rural Community, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Independence Day 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Labor Day 2018
30 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Thanksgiving 2018
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 8 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
NCAA Women's Final Four
5 Apr 2019 - 8 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.79
Cleaning £189.78

Events which require the bonus room furniture (bunk beds) must be moved there will be an additional event fee of $100. If you are hosting a multi-day event such as a retreat/workshop/classes in which participants are paying to attend, the event fee will be $100/day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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