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Gulffront Cottages Sandy Shores/PATIO

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
The GULF - The PATIO - The GARDEN Cottages at Sandy Shores

Please be our guest! Sandy Shores has been in the Hall family for over 60 years, and is currently owned and operated by Myrtle Hall. Myrtle is German-born and moved to Indian Rocks Beach in 2000 when she married her late husband, Ned. Ned’s grandmother bought the Indian Rocks Beach property in 1946. Ned's father George Hall built the first, two-story building in 1952. The one-story Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. Ned's family lived here in the winter, and spent the summer in Ithaca, NY, where his father was the Golf Coach at Cornell University for over 40 years. Ned followed in his footsteps as a PGA Teaching Professional for over 25 years. He was teaching at the Clearwater Golf Club located in Clearwater, Florida when Myrtle, in Florida on holiday from Germany, met him in...
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About the Owner
Myrtle H
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2009
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was our second stay at Sandy Shores Cottages. We stayed last year in the Garden Cottage and booked the large Gulf Cottage this time. Just amazing and a million dollar view right out the dining & living room windows. Myrtle keeps her cottages and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank kwolfe75
Myrtle H, VR Owner at Gulffront Cottages Sandy Shores/PATIO, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

What a wonderful review. Thank you so much. So happy that you enjoyed your stay. Myrtle

Reviewed 15 June 2018

We had a wonderful time at beautiful Sandy Shores. Everything exceeded our expectations. The gardens were beautiful. The beach is just steps away. We enjoyed sitting outside watching the sunsets. Beach chairs and towels were provided. We had a car but everything is so close...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Tour780683
Myrtle H, VR Owner at Gulffront Cottages Sandy Shores/PATIO, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you for your nice review and for staying at Sandy Shores but mostly for planning to come back in the future! Myrtle

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

This clean and tidy apartment has everything you need for a getaway at the beach. Just bring your beach clothes and sandals and you are all set. Across the street you will find a CVS drug store, a pizza place, a coffee shop, and a...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Mary J
Myrtle H, VR Owner at Gulffront Cottages Sandy Shores/PATIO, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you so much Mary for this lovely review. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay here at Sandy Shores. Hope to see you again.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Wireless internet: Available for all cottages Parking: One space per cottage Smoking: Only outside - as much as you like Laundry: Coin washer and dryer available for my...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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  • Cleaning fee: R 1 030 / stay - Fee
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Rates for the GULF Cottage 2016/2017
January $1099 Feb-April $1399 May-Dec $1099
Rate for the GARDEN 2016/2017
January $749 Feb-April $949 May-Dec $749
Rate for the PATIO 2016/2017
January $799 Feb-April $1049 May-Dec $799
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About the neighbourhood
Our lovely property is on the Gulf of Mexico with lots of excellent restaurants like 'Crabby Bills' and 'Villa Gallace' (well known as the best Italian restaurant in the greater Tampa Bay area) in walking distance and a Beach CVS is just across the street.
Sandy Shores is in the City center of Indian Rocks Beach where you would not find high rises or big hotels. People just love that IRB is still a community with
old style Florida houses and ambiente.
Tampa International Airport and Busch Gardens are just 30-45 Min. drive away. Take the Beach Trolley for a ride to Clearwater Beach or John's Pass or go to St. Petersburg for the new Dali Museum. 'Winter' the dolphin at the Clearwater Marina is just a 15 min. drive away from us. Kids and adults just love to wat...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: St Pete Clearwater Int.: 19.0 km
If you get here from Tampa International it will take 38 min (26.3 mi) via I-275 S.
It takes from St Pete Clearwater International Airport 23 min (11.7 mi) via FL-688 W. (Easy to find)
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