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2015 Remodel Waterfront Gulf Harbors, Pool/Spa, Private Beach Access,

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub


About the property

2 Bdms, 3 Baths, Deep Channel Waterfront

Welcome to Key West in New Port Richey. A 2015 total remodel with bright beach colors, puts you in a good mood once you walk in! The Shore thing is a Tri-level with the Master bedroom (with Queen sized bed) and full bath on the 3rd floor; large living space, kitchen/bar/dining table and full bath great for entertaining on the 2nd floor; outdoor access to the 2nd bedroom (complete with King bed and King Trundle pull out) and full bath poolside are located on the 1st level. The large covered back porch overlooks the Channel/Pool/Spa and Travertine deck - great for morning coffee/internet surfing. This house begs to entertain - the pull out leather sofa can sleep 2 more guests if needed! All new Kitchen appliances and outdoor grill makes cooking a breeze - but if you don't want to eat at home, there are many great options nearby! Gulf Harbors beach club is a bike ride or car ride away - private access with grills and shelters is a luxury all its own with its beautiful sunsets. Pontoon rentals, kayak rentals, and jet ski rentals are close and fishing in the Canal can surprisingly good - you may even catch a glimpse of a dolphin or sea turtle. Want a Diving/Fishing Charter? Less than 3 miles away, access to Charter Boats and the SunCruz Casino Boat, are sure to entertain locally. The Shore Thing can easily become your home away from home!

Lyndsay and Terrance Sterett
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Lyndsay and Terrance Sterett

Originally from Owensboro, KY, we made our way to FL over 9 years ago. We are local, which makes our property easy access if something were not to be to your liking. We look forward to sharing our hard work/remodel with you!

Lyndsay and Terrance Sterett purchased this house in 2014

Why Lyndsay and Terrance Sterett chose New Port Richey

Literally Key West Low-Key living at its finest here in New Port Richey - close to a lot of attractions and beaches, but we've noticed, most people don't want to leave the house!

What makes this house unique

The original character of this house makes it one of a kind! Attention to detail, wood work, and a coastal feel rejuvenated this property beyond belief.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Flor-a-mar in New Port Richey

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Level 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 2nd bedroom bath
    Level 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main Bath with dressing vanity
    Level 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , rainshower head
  • All new bathrooms, each have their own sense of style.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    2nd Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , one king Serta Bed and One king Trundle bed
  • Spacious Master Bedroom has a cool gel memory foam queen bed, desk, 2 closets, 2 sitting chairs, and a view of the canal. Plantation style shutters block out unwanted light but also open nicely for a great view. A 32" TV is in the room as well. The outdoor only access 2nd bedroom has a great view of the pool, a sitting table, wardrobe, vanity desk, and small refridgerator and a 32" TV.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
Check in time is 3pm and check out time is at 11 am.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

2015 Remodel Waterfront Gulf Harbors, Pool/Spa, Private Beach Access,
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

45th Wedding anniversary.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay. The house was beautiful and the weather was near perfect. The house had been recently remodeled and every room was very nicely done. We appreciated the fact that EVERYTHING we needed was there. We brought in some food and that was all we needed to enjoy this gorgeous house. There are quite a number of restaurants and shops nearby with easy access to all.My wife loved the pool and spa just outside the back door and the large canal and boat dock. The beach was very nice. Not crowded and well kept. The sunsets were amazing.We would highly recommend this fantastic retreat to anyone who loves to relax and enjoy such a beautiful get-away.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic house. It is beautifuly decorated and from the moment you arrive you feel at home.

The pool and spa are fabulous and we even saw dolphins swim past

Hellas Greek restaurant in Tarpon Springs is worth a visit, especially the pastry shop next door. The Dali museum in St Petersburg is a must visit!

Great, prompt communication from the owner. Would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect vacation home in great location

  • 5 of 5

This house was an easy drive from the Tampa Airport and was perfect for our trip away from Snow. Nicely updated and tropically decorated; has everything you need to cook, etc. The main road (19) has every dining and shopping option you need. The owners are very responsive and helpful.

The private beach was uncrowded and had BBQ Grills and covered tables. We were there mid-week and never saw more than 10 people there - seriously private.

One nice feature of the home is the separate Suite down by the pool, the kids stayed there and we were up in the Master. Nice to have all that space.

We enjoyed the evenings by the water and even saw a Dolphin cruise through the canal. The evenings are so quiet we only used the patio speakers once – didn’t want the music to disturb anyone. We did use the Hot Tub almost every night.

The included WiFi worked great and we did turn on the TV once to watch the NFL playoff games in Hi-Def.

As for what to do… We visited a Safari place that was 45 min away and it was the highlight of the trip. http://girafferanch.com/visit. We fed the Lemurs but should’ve paid to feed the Rhino; who knew they had such a personality.

We like to explore nature preserves and there was no shortage of hikes close by (bring cash for $2 fees). Werner-Boyce was a favorite.

Also check out Tarpon Springs for souvenir shopping, eats, and a crazy good pastry shop. The Osprey and Manatee’s were hanging out close by at Craig Park/Spring Bayou.



  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super nice place and very friendly owners

  • 5 of 5

Had a great trip and owners were very responsive I mean with 1 minute. House is beautiful and the hot tub is great. To top off our trip Clemson won the national championship.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I both really enjoyed our stay here. The place is nicely remodeled from top to bottom and we found the owner to be responsive to our questions. Besides the beautiful house in which to hang out, we really enjoyed having access to the private beach that is part of the vacation rental, too. We would not hesitate to recommend this place to others, and we would consider returning with our family and staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location - Beautiful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house is in a great location. Not far from Tampa about 30 minutes! This house was the perfect size for me and my family. The house is decorated very nicely and was very clean, definitely made us feel like we were on a tropical vacation . The pool area is really nice to hang out. The dock was perfect for fishing and watching the all the boats pass by (Wind Song is very close by to rent a boat). We love the fact that the neighbors were so friendly and informative. The private beach is nice.

Tarpon Springs is about 5 miles away south on rt 19 and is a must see, plenty of deals. There are shops, restaurants and excursions and only $5 to park all day. There is a fresh fish market "holiday seafood" and has good fish and very reasonable prices. If you are looking for outdoor mini golf, there is Congo River about 3 miles north on Rt 19 . Looking for great BBQ, there is Robert's Smokin BBQ "next to Taste of Philly", Go north on Rt 19 it's across the road from Rum River in a red shack, awesome food. Very reasonable prices and very nice people. Rum River and Catches are a great place too. Main street has a nice ice cream shop, plenty of choices. There is a nice park right behind the ice cream shop with lots to do. Main street also has some night life. Looking for cheap local places to have a couple of drinks, there is a place called the dive bar and it was very, very reasonable.

We did not get to do everything we wanted to do so we will definitely come back and stay here. The people are so friendly just ask and they are willing to help.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Tina! I am so glad you enjoyed everything!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Flor-a-mar, Tampa Bay

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1 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £397
Cleaning Fee £83
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates may be negotiable depending upon the time of year and need basis.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Tampa International, St Pete/Clearwater
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Fitzgerald's, Sand Bar, Gill Dawg, Hooters
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Seven Springs Golf & CC, Fox Hollow Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Italian/Craker Barrel/Fast Food
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Private GH Beach, Honeymoon 17mi, Clearwater 25mi
Car: recommended

Close to everything! Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks/Antique Shops, Clearwater Beach, Honeymoon Island, and Caladesi Island to speand the day. Charter Boats out of the River, Pontoon/JetSki and Kayak Rentals are just a skip down the canal. Wiregrass/Citrus Park Mall and Tampa Premium Outlets are less than 20 miles. Tampa Museums, Theatres, and Sporting Events/Concerts are within 45 minutes. Lots to do - but you may decide to just relax by the pool instead!


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