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A real Beach House (suite sleeps 8) No more condos

Cottage is on the same beachfront property
4 reviews
Cottage is on the same beachfront property
Beach Cottage , Just steps to Private beach
Sun porch  amazing views
Rock under our Gazebo and take in the  views and sounds
View from the sand bar 100 yards out
living room with view of master bedroom
Walk straight to the beach from the private property.
sail boat in the distance
Dinning room
Real beachfront property...no need to cross the street to get to the beach.
Never a crowd on this beach...no public access near.
Our guests bring shells back from their stroll on the beach
beach rental shop within walking distance
Mant quite private sitting areas on this beachfront property
Birds eye view
Just a few steps to the beach !!
Gulf Front Beach House
View from this beachfront property as the sun sets
Great place for the Kiddos
Voted best beach USA Today
sleeping porch
2nd bedroom with eparate enterence
The entire bottom half is your private beachfront apartment
Views from your beachfront unit
Front Yard of our Beach House
Master bedroom  with red pine hardwood floors
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Indian Shores, Florida
We call this the owners suite. It's beautiful ! . With 2 bedrooms and trundle beds on the sleeping porch it can accommodate up to 8. Sometimes we get two families with the kids sharing the porch. Walk out on the private deck and you are right on the beach with the Bar-BQ and large gazebo and teakwood rocking chairs. Cook in the large kitchen outfitted with the finest pots and pans, blender for daiquiris and margaritas, and extra large refrigerator and pantry for extended stays. Large master bedroom with king size bed overlooking the Gulf, rattan furniture for that Florida look, big TV and large oak pedestal dining table seats 6 with extra kids eating on the porch. The sleeping porch overlooking the beach doubles as breakfast area for those who get up early to go beach combing for shells. My Grandparents took good care of the place. Gu... Read more
Listing #FKN3815886
About the Owner
Bruce C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
At Carter Vacation Rentals we respect your privacy, and we try to anticipate all of your unique vacation needs. While there are no staff members on site, we are always nearby for any unexpected questions or concerns.
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

The unit was beautiful place, beach was perfect, plenty of things to do and toys for kids. umbrella's and chairs. If you are looking for a Old Florida style house this is it. The unit was clean and well stocked with items for everyday use"pots...More

Thank bkdunn820
Tampa44, VR Owner at A real Beach House (suite sleeps 8) No more condos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2016

Thank you for your nice review. Very glad you enjoyed your stay. Our slower season is coming soon. That when we refresh and more projects begin. again, we appreciate you staying with us and we do hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 February 2013

Great place for R & R. Right on the beach. Restaurants close by, putt-putt, free bird sanctuary, all kinds of shops, etc. Can't go wrong. Bruce, the manager is super.

Thank Cinda47
Tampa44, VR Owner at A real Beach House (suite sleeps 8) No more condos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2016

It was our pleasure having you as our guest. Thanks for the wonderful review. Sounds like you were busy enjoying the beach and this beach community. Hope to see you back for another beach getaway Bruce Carter

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Randall N. Smith
Reviewed 4 May 2012


Tampa44, VR Owner at A real Beach House (suite sleeps 8) No more condos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2016


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • 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
This unit only allows for a two vehicle parking space. No overnight visitors allow to stay. Thanks again
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    4 Twins
    1 Queen
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 6 nights
R 4 751
R 5 017
1 Jun 2018 -
18 Aug 2018
5 nights
R 4 125
R 4 325
19 Aug 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
3 nights
R 4 392
R 4 511
21 Dec 2018 -
31 Dec 2018
7 nights
R 4 857
R 4 990
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 662 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 1 663 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Enjoy old Florida. Old Timers call this part of the island 'The Narrows' where the sand is just wide enough for a single row of homes.
Historically, the most beautiful spot on the tropical barrier islands of Tampa Bay between Clearwater and St Pete. The large Beach home and private cottage have been converted into Gulf front suites featuring full kitchens, pillow top beds, and fantastic views. We make it easy for you to relax with free on site parking, wi fi, folding beach chairs ,umbrella, beach toys, floats, beach towels....and so much more.
Clearwater and its island beaches are fortunate to offer something for everybody. Our attractions include arts and museums, the natural environment, historical buildings, special events and more traditional 'attractions' such as...
Getting around
We do recommend a car, however the Clearwater Jolly Trolley makes stops from Clearwater to St Petersburg and you may ride it for a minimal fee (daily and weekly passes) There are also rentals for biking (Pinellas Trail), boating, and scooters.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tampa International Airport: 48.0 km
Indian Shores is a quick 25 mile drive from Tampa International Airport via I 275 South and FL 688 West
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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