Private Waterfront Home with Pool and Canoe
|Per week:||$1,300 - $1,500|
|Per month:||$4,400 - $5,000|
Pets allowed: Yes
This beautiful waterfront pool home in Tarpon Springs looks out on a private island and has its own sandbar at low tide! Whether you want to fish, boat, relax in the jacuzzi or private pool or just lounge on the patio, this gorgeous home has it all. The home has a stunning water view from nearly every room, and is beautifully decorated in tropical theme. Pool service is included for pristine swimming, and the jacuzzi provides a soothing waterfall into main pool.
The great room/kitchen has new, marbled ceramic tile, stainless appliances, comfy furniture and flat screen tv with DVD movies, and stereo with plenty of good CD's. Counter top bar is perfect for chatting over a cup of coffee or a quick snack. You will find kitchen supplies for every need from Cuisinart ice cream maker to coffee pot. No need to bring anything but your groceries! Barbeque grill outside comes with plenty of gas and a table for outdoor dining or a sunset frozen drink. If you prefer more formal meals, a formal dining room inside allows seating for 8, tiled in the same marbled ceramic.
The home has four lovely bedrooms: a master suite downstairs with bay window waterfront view and sliding door to the patio. There is a canopied queen bed and flat screen tv providing a relaxing and romantic atmosphere. The master bath is classy with his and her sinks, a custom frameless glass shower, and a luxurious jacuzzi tub. You will find plenty of towels and linens and soft comforters and pillows throughout the home.
The other three bedrooms are upstairs: a lovely guest room with queen bed and balcony water view. a cheery guest room with twin beds and vibrant Hawaiian theme, and a lofted room with a sleeper sofa bunk for three. All three bedrooms open onto a media/library area with desk, games, books, and a tv with kids' movies. Internet connection is available and this is a perfect area for some computer work.
There is a third full bath located downstairs near the family room and convenient for pool access. You will find a closet of pool supplies, rafts, sunscreen in case you forget yours, and other handy pool supplies and toys.
The backyard is large and roomy with plenty of room for the kids to run around, and there is a slope down to the water where you can launch the canoe. Paddles and life jackets are included, as is cooler, fishing pole and tackle box. Just bring your bait and beach towels!
Manatee sightings and especially dolphin sightings are a guarantee, and much other wildlife abounds just out your backdoor. The canoe is perfect for exploring islands and mangrove areas just behind the home.
An indoor gas fireplace for infrequent cool weather, and outdoor fire ring for chilly evenings and roasting marshmallows make this home perfect for any weather or occasion.
The city of Tarpon Springs also boasts great antique shopping in its historic district just blocks away, and has its own Tavern with local craft beers. Winery, spa, monthly beach concerts, and biking the Pinellas Trail round out some of the fun things to do all within two to three miles. Three beaches in town, Sunset, Fred Howard Park and Anclote Park, give beach goers different options depending on the preference for seclusion or facilities.
There is a golf course in town, with the famous Innisbrook Golf Course just a few miles away. The home is also located one and one half hours from the Disney Resort area, and Tampa's Busch Gardens is about 45 minutes away. You will find Tarpon Springs to be a hidden treasure on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and once you experience the warm and friendly atmosphere of this fishing town, we are sure you will be back!
About the owner
|May 16 2014||Nov 14 2017||-||-||$1,300||$4,400||1 Week|
|Nov 16 2015||May 15 2016||-||-||$1,500||$5,000||1 Week|
|Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.|
|Lodging tax: 13% effective Jan. 2016|
|Deposits: $300 refundable. Pet deposit required where applicable.|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check|
|Other Fees: 6 Month rates available. Additional nights, weeks, and months available. Holiday rates may apply. Cleaning fee $150-200. Contact management for other rate questions.|
- 2 Queen Beds
- 1 Double Bed
- 3 Twin Beds
- 1 Crib
- Air Conditioning
- Private Pool
- Linens Provided
- Beach Chairs
- Full Kitchen
- Parking Included
- View (Water)
- High Speed Internet
- Pet Friendly
- Alarm Clock
- DVD Player
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- CD Player
- Gas Grill
- Ceiling Fan
- Hair Dryer
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Charcoal Grill
- Ice Maker
- Coffee Maker
- Shopping Area
- Scuba Diving
- Grocery Store
- Jet Skiing
- Volleyball Court
- Basketball Court
- Movie Theater
- Live Entertainment
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Tarpon Springs, Florida
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Xmas Holidays 2015
January 19, 2016
We spent two over the Christmas holidays...had a fantastic time. There's nothing negative, I can say about this beautiful home. Very spacious on the inside to a beautiful backyard overlooking the river and Tarpon Springs Docks. From the master bedroom you wake up to the sunrise. Sitting out back you can watch the sunset. My daughters were tanning one afternoon. They were able to watch a pod of dolphins coming down the river towards the marina. What a beautiful site. Thank you Becky for everything. Definitely would consider your home in the future.
Stockbridge, GA USA
Great stay in July
September 9, 2015
We had a really good time while at this home. It is in a great location near everything you need and in a very nice neighborhood. Plus Belle Harbour Marina is about 1/3 mile away where we rented a boat to tour some of the islands not too far off. Although rain interfered with some of our plans, we still enjoyed the pool and everyone really enjoyed fishing in the bayou at the back of the house. The kids had lots of fun with the games during the rainy times, and it wasn't too far to go out to eat or shop for cooking at home. All in all (except for the rain), a very nice vacation!
Denver, CO USA
We had a great time!
July 31, 2015
Thanks so much to Beckie (owner) for her gracious hospitality. This home worked out perfectly for us. Plenty of room inside and out for everyone to be comfortable and to mix and mingle. The home and beautiful grounds are very private and located in a lovely area. The pool and patio and kitchen, of course, is where we spent a lot of our time. Love that pool, especially since it was well in to the 90's when we were there! Next time we will come in the winter. Still, we loved the area. The location is close to so many places to visit. There was plenty to do for all ages. Fran (local manager) was so attentive and quick to respond to anything we contacted her about. Thanks to both Beckie and Fran for doing everything they could to make sure we had a good visit. And, we really did have a great visit.
Grand Rapids, MI
Tarpon Springs is a great destination
February 24, 2015
Lovely home set on a lovely view of the river. Tarpon Springs is a great town to visit with lots to do and superb restaurants to eat. The home also has a great pool to enjoy as well.
Terri Henderson Kelley
Saratoga Springs, NY
January 17, 2015
My husband and I celebrated Christmas here with our 2 adult sons and their wives. There was plenty of space for us all to get together to play board games in the dining room as well as have our privacy at night. It was not very warm or sunny the week we were there, but we still spent a lot of time enjoying the warm pool and specially the heated spa. The immediate neighborhood is very quiet, but Tarpon Springs is within walking distance and offers interesting shops and restaurants. All in all, it was a very enjoyable week and we may be back.
Overland Park KS
Such a great WEEK!
July 23, 2014
We really enjoyed our stay at your beautiful Tarpon Springs home. Our days were spent enjoying the pool and the water behind the house. We fished, canoed, swam and went into town most nights for dinner. Our family lives in Kansas and we all LOVE seafood. (which we don't get very often) Rusty Bellies is visible from the house - and is at the end of the main road near the sponge docks. Its the best seafood in the area. Most everything is caught on their own boats. We ate there twice for dinner and came back a third time for the key lime pie made by the owners mother. Its a must "eat" if in Tarpon. Each day on the canoe was exciting. One day my daughter and husband were on the canoe and a manatee swam up to the canoe and all the way to the surface to check them out. It was huge! The same afternoon while I canoed with my husband a dolphin was swimming down the river (which we saw 3 times during our stay) and I started splashing the water to see if he would come close. The dolphin did - and breached in the water about 12 feet from our canoe. The dolphin jumped at least 3 times. We were amazed at the beauty of it all. We bought Florida fishing licenses and then bought some frozen squid and a fishing pole at the bait shop down the street. I fished all 3 days of my fishing license and two days caught fish. ( I left the new pole at the house for any new guest) I caught catfish. 1 22in 1 17in. Most times on the canoe we saw jelly fish and sting rays. When the tide gets low you can walk way out into the river and just fish from shore. The sunsets are great. The pool is fantastic. The house was nice. We spent time at Busch Gardens one day, went to Honeymoon Island state park, attempted to go off shore fishing but couldn't due to weather, drove to Tampa International mall for a day of shopping, putt putt at Congo Golf in New Port Richey..... I can't say enough about how relaxing our time was. It really did feel like a home away from home. We loved the local Greek food as well. If you are looking for a non-touristy spot with local fresh food and a great house to just relax and enjoy Florida like a Floridian, then this is the place for you. I'd love to come back sometime to this Tarpon home. I already feel like its a part of my family due to the amazing memories we made.
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