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"Paradise" Waterfront Condo with 19' Boat

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

This is beautiful "Lake Tarpon Villa's" Condominiums. This is a quiet small 40 unit association complex on Lake Tarpon. 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 of Mexico beaches and Sunsets in the nation. This lovely complex is surrounded by water and boardwalks, a notable feature for peace and tranquility!

This second floor condominium comes with a heated community pool and a 6 person Jacuzzi. The condo's rear patio overlooks the pool area and boat docks where you have your own private 2006 19-foot pontoon boat awaiting your arrival!

The master bedroom is spacious and has an additional attached patio.

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 approximately 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 resorts.

More Details

Paul & Karen
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

About Paul & Karen

I hale from Chicago Illinois (1985) and have been in the Military & Law Enforcement field for most of my career. I started a Yacht Management, Transport and Training business in the Tampa Bay area. My wife Karen, in the Insurance field, originated from Tennessee, but has been in Florida since childhood. Karen and I are retired from our career jobs now and want to focus on adding additional condo's and homes to our rental vacation business.

Paul & Karen purchased this condo in 1997

Why Paul & Karen chose Clearwater Area

Lake Tarpon Villas is unique in many ways. It has the peacefulness of a romantic getaway on Lake Tarpon but it is nestled in one of the most beautiful beach areas in the country. You can fresh water fish out your back door in one of the best bass fishing lakes in the state, or head to the fishing docks in Tarpon Springs and Clearwater Beach where you can hop on a deep sea fishing boat to catch the big ones! You are within driving distance to Busch Gardens, Sea World and Disney World. The city of Tampa is just a drive over the causeway with many venues you would seek in a larger city. Beach life, entertainment and fine dining in the Florida Suncoast. What more could you ask for!

What makes this condo unique

Pick sunshine in freshwater or saltwater... It is here for you and your family to enjoy..


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)



  • 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
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
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New Jersey

Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

This Condo is above expectations, they have thought of everything you could ever need or want. Beautifully decorated and very clean, The Pontoon boat with its new canvas and upholstery is the icing on the cake. We took the boat out everyday to The a Tarpon Turtle. The owner, Paul is the best to deal with and takes great pride in his vacation rental. Thank you Paul and Karen for sharing your wonderful home. We hope to get back for another trip. I would give this rental my highest recommendation .

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you great review! Paul & Karen
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Listing says "..just bring a tooth brush..." that's a fact! and add clean and comfortable too!

  • 5 of 5

Just left the yesterday morning (8/19/16) and looking forward to another stay next year. Pleasant view from the living room and then out thru sliding doors to the patio/porch...Everything in the condo works well and the details throughout are "special". We were pleasantly surprised upon arrival to find FM music softly playing and two bottles of wine with glasses sitting on the counter, just waiting to be enjoyed. Lots of entertainment in and near the area, good to great dinning experiences as well as places of interest. Check the sponge dock area, everything Greek.

Thanks guys, we look forward to our next, already confirmed stay.

Sharon and Roy from St. Louis, Missouri

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! Karen and I hold this unit as our premiere property and want to make it special for our guests traveling from a far. We look forward to your return next year and the pontoon boat will be ready for you as well! Paul & Karen
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New York

Boat makes this an excellant value

  • 5 of 5

Just got back (beat the storm out of town)

Wife and I stayed with my daughter and her boyfriend. This condo is conveniently located far enough away from Route 19 to be peaceful but not out of the way

Nice to have supplies already In cabinets.

The use of the boat makes this a great stay. Going across the lake for dinner made the stay seem special

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! Karen and I pride ourselves in making our vacation rental truly a "Home Away From Home" for our guests. The pontoon boat really opens up the experience and is a great amenity for our guests staying with us. Please come back and stay with us again! Paul & Karen
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

This was a return visit for us and it was just as enjoyable at the first. Condo is spacious and lets us spend quality time with family and entertain, swim, go boating , and fix a big seafood dinner for our family.... it has it all. It is also conveniently located , close to shopping and Tarpon Springs sponge docks which is a must visit for us. It is good to know that we have such a perfect place to stay when we head to Florida for family time.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all for staying at our place on Lake Tarpon. We try and keep our place above the standard when it comes to being away from home. Please come back and see us! Paul & Karen
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I'm ready to go back! Truly a paradise living!

  • 5 of 5

Paul and Karen were very accommodating during our stay. They have a beautiful set up and the 2br 2ba condo worked perfectly for us since we had 2 separate couples. Nearly EVERYTHING was provided, all you really need to bring is a toothbrush. There are many area attractions and great restaurants. We did everything from hopped between local brewery's, to shopped at the all the touristy stores, to cruised around on the lake with the boat that was provided. The day that we took the boat out, we ended the evening with dinner at the Tarpon Turtle lake restaurant, which was probably my favorite day out of our entire stay. They had amazing food and bands playing while we there. Our family traveled to Florida to get away from our mid-western lives for a moment and we absolutely enjoyed everything about this place. It truly was "paradise". We really hope that we get the opportunity to go back in the future!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for sharing your time here in Lake Tarpon Villas! We enjoyed having you all visit us. We are blessed to have a beautiful property on Lake Tarpon to share with guests visiting from all parts of the world. Our guests do have the best place to stay, having several great beaches on the Gulf of Mexico within minutes from your front door, or just relaxing at your temporary home where you have a poolside view of your boat and lake. It is magical! We hope to see you back for another relaxing stay at our condo. Paul
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring / Summer
Apr 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Special
Aug 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Season
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

Please E-Mail or call on all inquiries.

NOTE: Winter Season - Monthly Leases only unless nights show available - Weekly Leases in November - December upon request.
LAPTOP USERS! Free High Speed WiFi Internet Service and long distance calling available. All utilities and amenities included.
Boat considered an amenity and usage will be determined after a boat safety brief and orientation ride. (25 years old or older only)

credit/debit card authorized through secure PayPal website.
Separate $400.00 security deposit due at reservation.
Full Lease Payment due six weeks prior to arrival date.

Cleaning Fee: 150.00 (taken from your $400.00 security deposit. Remaining $250.00 security deposit refunded if unit Pre-Departure Guide is followed.

Average Nightly Rate: $165 - $185
Average Weekly Rate: $850.00 - $925.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Palm Harbor Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront ...
  • 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
  • seating for 4 people
  • 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
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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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