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Property Details

Updated: May 17, 2015
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

This is beautiful "Lake Tarpon Villa's" Condominiums. This fully

furnished condominium is located in a lagoon like setting on Lake

Tarpon, ten minutes east of some of the most popular sandy white

Gulf beaches and Sunsets in the world. This lovely complex is

surrounded by water and boardwalks, a notible feature for peace and

tranquillity! This second floor condminium comes with a heated pool,

6 person Jacuzzi. The condo's rear patio overlooks the pool area and boat docks where your own private 2006 19-foot pontoon boat await's your arrival!

The master bedroom is spacous and has an additional patio which has

a spiral staircase leading up to a private sundeck for sunbathing.

The second bedroom has a queen bed for family or guests.

The family room sofa has a hide-a-bed to sleep two in comfort as well.

Lake Tarpon is approximatly 4 miles long and 2 miles wide,

perfect for bass fishing and water sking. This condo is one of 40

units and is secluded from the busy Gulf beaches and traffic, yet

close to shopping malls, restaurants, and Disney Resorts.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

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"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
-(727) 647-2635
Palm Harbor Clearwater Area
Madison, WI


  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spent two weeks at this condo in 10/09 and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The condo was sparkling clean and had many extras that made our visit enjoyable - beach toys, beach towels, hair dryers, etc. The pool was great as was the hot tub. The pontoon that came with the condo was a lot of fun and the little alligator that lived in the canal was fun to watch.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a great time. Karen and I strive to make our vacation home the best place, the way we would like to have a place if we were away from our home.

You are welcome to come back and visit any time:)

Paul & Karen
"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
-(727) 647-2635
Palm Harbor Clearwater Area

Fantastic rental, would rent here again

  • 5 of 5
Fantastic rental unit! Karen did a great job on the interior decorating, very warm and homey. Felt right at home as soon as we walked thru the front door. Paul came over upon arrival and gave us the boating walk thru. The place was very well stocked with just about anything you could possibly need or want. Had a great time on the boat and had friends come over from Largo and McDill AFB for a cruise on the lake, everyone had a great time and were very impressed with our accommodations. If coming back to this area of Florida would rent here again.
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
-(727) 647-2635
Palm Harbor Clearwater Area

Perfect for a small group of 4 or less

  • 5 of 5
I rented for ten days to spend a week with my best friends who I meet with every year at a rental property usually on or very near the water. This condo was perfect for the three of us and then also when the friends left and my daughter and son-in-law for the Memorial Day weekend. The condo is not large but it is VERY well equipped, comes with a wonderful pontoon boat for the easily qualified boater, and is well maintained and true to the photos. One word of advice: unless you work for a professional cleaning company, don't bother trying to clean the unit at your departure to redeem the $150 cleaning fee. I tried and did what I thought was required only to be disappointed. Treat the cost of the cleaning fee as part of the rental and save the time for enjoying the local restaurants, pool or boat. I would also not recommend swimming in Lake Tarpon as it not only home to many snowbirds but also alligators. I was told it was safe to swim in the middle or deepest part of lake...the pool was fine! friends and I not only found that everything we needed was already provided to start the vacation: toilet paper, towels, soaps, coffee, seasonings, a fully-equipped kitchen, dvd's, cd's, plastic bags, etc, etc. There are even unopened bottles of wine in the kitchen which we did not partake (we actually left a bottle od Zin) because we did not know if they are there for use gratis or if we would be dinged from our remaining deposit. We had brought our own wines, but it would be helpful to let renters know.
We did visit several restaurants including Rusty Bellies, Costa's, Berns (Tampa)for our steaks, Cody's Roadhouse on 19 (ask for Melissa's station and tip her well!) and a cute Hawaiian breakfast/lunch place on Orange St at the west end of Tampa Rd. It's great for vegetarians and also if you have a pet along (though renters are not permitted to bring pets to the condo). We left their menu with the others in the condo. If you are looking for really inexpensive, good Italian food there is a place at the beginning of the Sponge Docks across the street from the first boat tour yellow ticket hut (on the right) and at the back of the parking lot. We took takeout meatball and eggplant parm heroes with us on the boat and for $6.95 ea. they were great as was that boat tour company. They have the highest rating and deservingly so.
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks William for submitting a review on our vacation rental. Karen and I take great pride in providing our guests with a memorable experience. The condo is in a prime location to do anything you desire as you have addressed in your review. The complimentary wine is placed on the counter for our guests to have.
We are sorry that you were upset about not receiving your full deposit back. The cleaning guideline in several places inside the unit. It addresses what you need to do to receive your full deposit back. No professional cleaning service is needed if you take the time to clean the unit.
We return 98% of our deposits where our guests take the time to clean. You will find that most vacation rentals take a cleaning fee without the option to self-clean. We give our guests that option to safe them money.

Thanks for staying with us and have a great summer!

Paul & Karen
"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
-(727) 647-2635
Palm Harbor Clearwater Area
Stratford, CT

Excellent vacation property

  • 5 of 5
We highly recommend staying at this condo--very clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. The covered deck has a pleasant view--true to the pictures--and we enjoyed our happy hours there each day. We had the pleasure of meeting Paul and taking a nice boat ride on the beautiful lake. Our visit included going to the Sponge Docks village a few miles away--great place to spend an afternoon browsing the many shops, taking a harbor cruise and eating at one of the many Greek restaurants--our favorites being Costas and Rusty Bellies. Location is great for many FL attractions. Hope to visit again and stay at this property.
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
-(727) 647-2635
Palm Harbor Clearwater Area

Rental Condo Villa as good as advertised!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I found the Tarpon Villa condo just as described
in Pauls advertisement. This condo is in a great location for
visiting such unique cities such as Dunedin, Palm Harbor,
Safety Harbor, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs, Oldsmar and New Port Richey. You also can fish or take a leisurely ride
in the pontoon on Tarpon Lake. We had several requests for
Paul and he handled them quickly and professionally. I would
definitely recommend this condo to any of my family and friends.

Dan & Sue Keliher
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan & Sue,

It was a pleasure having you both at our place. We hope you can find your way back down to visit what Pinellas County has to offer, relaxation, fine dining, great nightlife, wonderful beaches and some of the best weather in the country. That is why all of us call it the Suncoast of Florida!
Karen and I wish you well and have a great summer!

Paul & Karen
"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat
-(727) 647-2635
Palm Harbor Clearwater Area
dallas pa usa

2 month stay 1/1/11 thru 2/28/11

  • 2 of 5
Owner appears friendly. Was difficult to get in touch. Seems he was out of area for most of time. Unit is attractive, but had problems w/cockroaches first 2 weeks. I had to spray every day for 2 weeks. Talked to other unit renters/owners and they had no problem. Also boat was included in rental but was not available for use until after 2/15/11. Thought I should have gotten a small refund but just got email asking if we wanted to rent the following year! Location is great and neighbors very friendly. Would rent in this area again but not from these owners!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry that your stay did not meet your expectations. Karen & I do everything possible to see that all concerns & needs are meet in a timely fashion. I am not sure why the late response since you did stay with us at the beginning of the year but I reviewed our email trail and all of them were responded to the same day. The boat was made available to you right away and I have one dated 1/22 from you stating that "the boat was running GREAT” So I am not sure where the 2/15 date comes from. I believe the problem was with the battery, I am not sure if something was left on that drained it but it was handled via cell phone while I was out of the area from 1/17-21st. I had someone come out and change out the battery. Mechanical breakdown is something we have no control over and there is no extra charge for the boat.

As far as the palmetto bugs NOT cockroaches. We regularly spay and keep the unit very clean as you can see from past reviews, although we have no control over how things are kept when we have long term guests. Florida's climate is subtropical and palmetto bugs, love bugs, mosquitoes, Lizards, snakes, no-see-ems & alligators can be a nuisance but they come hand ands hand with our BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL WARM SUNNY CLIMATE.

Karen and I having been running this unit as a vacation rental since 2003 providing countless wonderful family vacations for people all over the world. We are truly sorry yours was not one of them and we hope that you are able to find a place that meets your expectations next winter.

Paul & Karen
Proud owners of Lake Tarpon Villas unit 4-204


Activity and Interests

Activities (on site or nearby): Biking, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball,

Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Shuffleboard, Horseshoes, Miniature

Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Shopping,

Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming,

Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Windsurfing,

Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling, Rafting


From $175 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring / Summer
Apr 1 2015 - Jul 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Summer Special
Aug 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Winter Season
Nov 1 2015 - Mar 31 2016
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly Rate: $165 - $185

Weekly Rate: $850 - $915

Monthly Rate: $800 - $915

Yearly Rates: 2015
Winter Season: $2575 Month /$915 Weekly-(December Only) (Nov-Mar) Monthly Rental Only
Spring/Summer: $2375 Month/$875 Weekly/$575 weekend - 3 night min. (Apr-Jul)
Summer Special: $2175 Month /$850 Weekly /$525 weekend - 3 night min. (Aug-Oct)
Please send requests. NOTE: Winter Season Weekly rentals Only in December.

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Updated: May 17, 2015


Property Type

  • condo


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Floor Area

  • 1000 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Amenities: Phone, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, DVD, Stereo, CD Player, WiFi Internet hookup, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided. Washer/Dryer & Hot Tub/Pool (shared) No Smoking or Pets

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