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GULF FRONT HOUSE with Tiki HUT... Out the back door and you are on the beach.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 6

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS ...SUN AND SHADE. BEST LOT ON THE ISLAND ACCORDING TO OUR GUESTS.

SHADY PINES is a very comfortable tastefully decorated 2BR, 1.5 bath beach house right on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Our guests tell us it feels like home.... Lots of family tropical art and memorabilia. You walk out the door to a wide, white, powdery beach and the Gulf. This 2 bedroom beach house is located in the most perfect spot you will ever find! This private and quiet beach hide-a-way is on a large lot giving more privacy. There are cool breezes flowing under the majestic pines and tropical palms. A Tiki hut overlooks the beach with teak table and chairs and also Adirondeck chairs provided for your vacation pleasure. You can also swing and relax in the hammock provided.

Upon entering this well appointed home, you encounter panoramic views of the beach and the gulf from the kitchen, dining area, living room, Florida Room, and master bedroom. It has a 'dream' kitchen with center island and modern appliances plus a built in desk. For your computer (if you can't leave home without it), wireless high speed internet is provided with coverage everywhere in the house and to the Tiki Hut.

TV Sitting and Game Room: Very comfortable lounge chair for the captain. Sleeper sofa (queen bed). TV, DVD, Stereo radio with CD player. Game table and bookshelves with cards, games, and puzzles provided. Opens to kitchen and Florida room with views of the Gulf.

The main bathroom offers double sinks and a unique setup for maximum privacy. It is designed into 3

areas separated by pocket doors.

More Details

Owner
Monique Gutierrez
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2018

About Monique Gutierrez

Owners live on the Island and can address any issues quickly .

Why Monique Gutierrez chose Holmes Beach

Very comfortable home on a large ( .6 acre) shaded and private lot which is walking distance (2 blocks) to gift shops, 5 restaurants, 2 banks, barber shop, hardware store, rental store, art gallery, and a dentist.

What makes this house unique

Even if the weather is bad, you can just relax and enjoy the view of the beach. You can see the sunsets from inside the house, but it's more fun while sipping your favorite beverage under the Tiki Hut.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A wonderfully appointed and clean house with a million dollar view. We love this time of year when not so busy on the Island. This is our 4th vacation at Shady Pines. We always stay two weeks and have gotten to know the owners, Monique & Bob. It has everything you need for a relaxing stay. It is private, yet close to restaurants and shopping. You can park your car and use the free trolley! We will be back !
Dec 2014
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Amenities

Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • City Ordinance : During turtle season, close blinds on gulf side of house at night. Lights disorient baby turtles trying to get to the water.
  • No weddings or large parties allowed. Anything left on the beach at night (chairs, umbrellas, etc.) will be confiscated by code enforcement.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Half Bathroom - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , This bath has direct access to the outside (beach side).
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , Sliding doors separate toilet, vanity area, and shower
  • There is an outdoor shower right outside both bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Also has a porta-crib and a folding cot stored in the closet
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , TV in master bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* Sleeps 6 - King bed in master, two twins in BR# 2, and queen sleeper sofa in living room. * Dream Kitchen is fully equipped. Microwave, stove, coffee maker, blender, cookware, silverware, Electric griddle, etc., etc., etc. * Outside Tiki Hut overlooking the beach with teak table & 4 teak chairs, 4 Adirondack chairs, and 2 large hammocks. * Picnic table with benches. * Two outside hot and cold water showers and direct entry to both bathrooms from outside. * Unique U-shaped Bathroom has two sculptured sinks, separate toilet area, and separate shower/bath area. * Gas Grill and a charcoal grill * Beach towels, chairs, rafts, sand toys. * Washer and dryer * Linens, towels, etc. * Wireless high speed internet provided * Grocery store and drug store 1/2 mile away. * There is a porta-crib and booster seat for an infant. * Kitchen spices, coffee filters, dish soap, dishwasher soap, bath soap, and toilet paper are provided.

Reviews

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GULF FRONT HOUSE with Tiki HUT... Out the back door and you are on the beach.
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 20 reviews
5

Quiet and Serene

  • 5 of 5

This home is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Gulf. The bed linens, towels, and kitchenwares were all high quality. The location was quiet. Compare to other rentals and you will find that the price is not unreasonable. It is well worth the money to enjoy the water and view from the first waking moment of each day until retiring to bed. Stroll to the Tiki hut at first light and witness the water changing colors as the sun rises, sit and remain dry while still being able to hear the waves crash on a rainy day under the Tiki hut, or watch a moonlit sky reflect on the water as you sit with loved ones under the hut. There is no hauling wagons or gathering the entire family for a few hours per day at the beach. Tip: Rent two weeks if at all possible...you will wish you had once you are there!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Completely in love!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place, well equipped house, very clean and owners are super nice. The best part? The view is unbeatable! Best location!!! Already booking to come back in the summer! 😎?

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than you expect!

  • 5 of 5

Best location on the island! Walk out the back door to a fantastic tiki hut and a few more steps and you are on a quiet section of beautiful beach. The home is modern and in great condition in a quiet neighborhood. The kitchen has everything you could need. Both gas and charcoal grills are available. Several restaurants and bars, a liquor store, fish market, convenience store and shopping are all within a short walk. The owners are nearby and available should you have questions or need anything. You won't want to leave. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great beach house

  • 5 of 5

The description does not do it justice. Shady Pines is a classic beach house directly on the gulf. The location could not be better. And if the sun becomes too much, the tiki hut offers shade without loss of the view. The house is clean, well appointed, and the owners take care to maintain it well. Inquiries or concerns get a quick and friendly response. The island has a nice mix of restaurants and activities. Much is within walking distance; all within biking range. We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Shady Pines Is The Best!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stay at Shady Pines each year and it's the highlight of our year. It is an outstanding beach front property. We love it and look forward to it each year. There are plenty of neat restaurants on the island, but we also enjoy just hanging around the beach and the tiki hut. Bob and Monique are great hosts and we have enjoyed getting to know them over the years. It's a must for us each and every year!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect beach vacation !!!

  • 5 of 5

Shady Pines is the perfect choice for a relaxing beach vacation. We stay at Shady Pines every year for our annual "girls week" and each year is better than the previous! The beachfront location is perfect; and the Tiki hut is a wonderful place to relax, read and enjoy the amazing sunsets over the Gulf. The owners, Monique and Bob have always been responsive to any questions we had - offering suggestions for restaurants and local attractions. The home is very comfortable and well appointed - right down to beach chairs and floats for the water! Having just returned, I am already looking forward to next years stay at Shady Pines!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Hurricane Hanks Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Key Royal
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
5 within 2 blocks of house
Nearest Beach
Right outside back door of house
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Relax.

* Boating.

* Fishing.

* Shopping.

* Eating out.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Go to the beach.

* Ride our free trolly..

* Watch the dolfins swim by..

* Fish on one of 3 piers or off the beach...

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Mote Marine Aquarium (25 min).

* Selby Gardins (30 min).

* Bush Gardins Theme Park (1 hr.).

* Disny World (2 hr.).

* Sea World (2 hr).

* Relaxing, Relaxing, Relaxing !

* Walk to restaurants, shopping, and fishing pier.

* Fishing (4 public fishing piers and many charter services)

* Boating (rentals available close by)

* Golf, tennis, exercise gyms, bike rentals

* Many great restaurants (5 within walking distance)

* Free Trolley runs the length of the island (every 20 minutes in both directions.)

* If you forgot or need something you don't have, just about anything can be rented on the island - kayaks, skim boards, paddle boards, scooters, bicycles, etc.

This location is 30 minutes from Sarasota, one hour from the Tampa airport, and a large discount outlet mall is 25 minutes away. Other attractions include Sarasota Jungle Gardens 30 min.), Mote Marine

Aquarium (20 min.), Bush Gardens (1 hr.), Disney World (1 1/2 hrs.)

You can rent boats, jet skis, kayaks, motor scooters, bicycles, etc. on the island. Parasailing and golfing is also available.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

For stays of 3 weeks or longer, the initial payment to hold reservation is $1000.00 instead of $500.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.