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Relaxing waterfront house in quiet neighborhood with your own pool and tiki bar

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

3 BR/2 bath (tub and shower) split home. 1 king bed, 2 queens and 1 single. Furnished with all amenities and washer/dryer. Fenced in backyard with grill, patio, swimming pool and dock. Located in a upscale, quiet neighborhood within easy walking distance to beach, restaurants and shopping. Cable TV and wifi included. Pet friendly. Boat lift is available for an additional cost. Everything available for a relaxing beach vacation.

Marcel Ruetsche
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Marcel Ruetsche

Marcel is from Switzerland and moved to Florida 17 years ago after selling his construction company. His wife, Valerie is a retired US Air Force Colonel and a nurse anesthetist.


Treasure Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Relaxing waterfront house in quiet neighborhood with your own pool and tiki bar
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

It was a great location, even had dolphins swim past the dock!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was in a great location to be close to everything we love to do while in Florida! Beaches just minutes up the street, as well as John's Pass, and lots of great restaurants. We stayed over Christmas, and they had a candle lighting ceremony and parade for the kids with Santa on Christmas eve!! The neighbors in this super nice, quiet community were sure to include us in on the fun!! Also, on New Years eve you could see the fireworks from all around! It was awesome!! The home could use some updating, but other than that it was great! It was a little nerve racking having the owners Porsche in the garage, and we would have liked to have been able to use it, especially on the rainy days, and late nights. Overall, great stay!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great spot to relax

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed this house., it is in a nice house, close to the beach and shopping

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great place and location

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely 2 weeks staying here. The house is in a great location. The pool and dock were great. We had fun fishing from the dock and were also lucky to see some dolphins by the dock on a few occasions. Marcel was very friendly and helpful. We would definitely like to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for you feedback , would be a pleasure to see you again at my house. Wish you a great time and thanks for your business. Hello to all of you . Marcel
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The home was as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet neighborhood, with little boat traffic or noise. Home was very comfortable, though the garage was a little messy. Nice pool and the tiki hut always had the best breeze. Should have spent more time fishing from the dock. And, I should have copied the Neighbors and brought a crab trap for a few additional meals. We enjoyed the local restaurants and found our best meals away from the glitzy options. The best deep fried grouper by far (a generous half pound) was found at Doc Side Dave's.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy and family, Thank you for the nice review and I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay at my property. I am also glad to hear that you especially enjoyed your holidays in Florida. I hope if you choose to return to St. petersburg that you will consider booking with me again. I wish you all a blessed 2018. Regards Marcel
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Relaxing Vacation in Treasure Island (March, 2016)

  • 4 of 5

We had a very enjoyable stay in this three bedroom home on the intercoastal water in Treasure Island. It was a great location because of the nearby restaurants and less than a mile from the beach. The large dock provided plenty of room to try our luck at fishing, which our grandson loved when visiting for a few days. The owner of the property, Marcel, was so friendly and accommodating, and even took us out in his boat that he keeps there. The patio was so roomy and provided plenty of room for friends and family to gather. With the beautiful Florida weather, it was a wonderful place to relax.

Jerry and Bonnie Z.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place to relax, refresh, and the sunset

  • 5 of 5

My wife have stayed in dozen of VRBO/AirBNB/HomeAway rentals and this is easily in the top 3 places we've stayed. We searched for weeks to find the perfect property to spend Christmas and New Years near my family (located ~45 minutes south in Bradenton). When we finally found Marcel's place we thought it was too good to be true, but it wasn't.

Since I know how internet comments/reviews usually work, I'll get the negative out of the way first. The only complaint I have about Marcel's place is that the water in the master bathroom shower is reversed, but to be fair 50% of the vacation rentals we've stayed in suffer from the same problem. That is it, everything else was amazing.

The positives range from small things like the LED address number on the front of the garage so you can easily find the house if you arrive after dark (like we did) to the amazing fishing you can do right off the dock. Marcel is a great host, we talked over email and text message a few times before our arrival and he stopped by on our second day there, he was always professional and courteous as well as funny and informative.

We spent our first week just lounging around the house and enjoying the pool and the fishing (stop by Johnny's Bait and Tackle on 107th and they will set you up with everything you need). We caught flounder, drums, jacks, grunts, and many others...enough that we ate fresh fish most nights for dinner. Speaking of cooking, the kitchen was nicely equipped with enough pots, pans, utensils, and accessories to make everything from grilled fish to fresh guacamole (there are so many farmer's markets I can't list them all).

The second week was spent adventuring to Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Dunedin, and Tampa. If you're a beer aficionado I highly recommend Dunedin Brewery, they're Florida's oldest craft brewer and well worth the 45 minute drive north. There are so many delicious restaurants and pubs in St. Petersburg that are just a short 15 minute drive from the house (just head east on 107th).

We're hoping to return for next Christmas and many more after.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I 275
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
st pete beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $200
Pet Fee $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.