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Oceanside Retreat - $650 Weekly Rate April 2018

Bedrooms 2
Space 985 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Steps from the beach. Tastefully decorated two bedroom (1 Queen, 2 Twins) condominium in Indian Rocks (Gulfside), directly across from Crabby Bills Restaurant by the causeway located between Clearwater and St. Petersburg Beach. Small, quaint complex within walking distance to Indian Rocks Beach

restaurants, beach shops and attractions. This is NOT your average

beach condo!

A nature lover's paradise just steps away from crystal clear, white

sandy Indian Rocks Beach front. Treat yourself to morning strolls

along the seashore, stunning sunsets or just enjoy the cool, calming

Gulf breezes. Shelling and swimming highly encouraged...

More Details

Paula Ottinot
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Having stayed a number of times in Indian Rocks and Indian Shores we were well acquainted with staying in the high rise condos. This was different and suited us better because once out the door you had access to the beach which was wonderful. This is old Florida and we liked it. The condo had all the amenities you associate with US living and the unit has been recently remodeled as the Americans say. The only downside is that although it says it can take six the second bedroom is smaller than we expected. However it was perfect for myself and my wife. While some of the units have a view of the setting sun this was not an issue with us and in fact we preferred the extra privacy of this back unit. We could walk to restaurants like Guppy's where the food was exceptional and there were specials one day of the week. In the other direction we ate at the Irish pub Mick Quinns named after the Irish rugby international. A bus passes the door to take you to Tyrone Square mall so that it is possible to do away with the necessity of having a car. The Pinellas Trail is a cycle trail which we cycled north to Dunedin. We rented bikes. Plenty to do close to all amenities and the spectacular Gulf of Mexico on your doorstep. We used to see dolphins swimming close to the beach.We will be back.
Dec 2012
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Independence Square Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 985 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Large Sitting/Dining area for five;counter/bar area for additonal seating. Split bedroom plan with private master with Queen-sized bed, second bedroom w/twins trundle beds, and pull-out sofa bed. Ample storage and closet space. Fully furnished unit--stocked kitchen, TV/VCR/DVD player, free wi-fi, board games, video library, beach towels and chairs included. Washer and dryer, in unit, for your convenience. Everything you need for a wonderful stay!!


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Oceanside Retreat - $650 Weekly Rate April 2018
average rating of 4.5 based on 37 reviews

Older unit. Needs some maintenance. Very noisy.

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Complex gulf front so beach was very accessible. Our unit had view of street. The street noise was very loud as was the bar across the street. Sleeping was interrupted every night several times. Toilet needs some maintenance. “Ran” about every 10 minutes. Right outside bedroom. Shower leaked. Bed was not comfortable.

Our parking spot was almost in the road. Came out one morning to see someone had dented driver side door of our rental car!

The kitchen was nice. Could have used a few more amenities there. No wine glasses, no baking sheets, no foil etc. Did have a lot of cleaning supplies and towels.

Our first day we had to purchase paper towels and toilet paper. There was very little of both in condo on arrival.

Would I book again? No I would not.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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On the beach but not with a beach view veranda.

  • 5 of 5

Great beach experience

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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We expected things to be kind of mess right after a hurricane, but it wasn't bad

  • 4 of 5

Our room was very nice, and clean. Everything was great. The washer and dryer were just like my one at home. The kitchen, bath, bedrooms, living room, I was very pleased. Thanks for a wonderful week. We hope to make it back again maybe in early spring.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The beach is your backyard

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this place with my wife and three daughters. The place is ideal for any getaway occasion, but especially families. Everything is within a walking distance. All the restaurants, bars, Walgreens, shops, church, etc. The best part of this location is the beach, which is literally in the backyard of this property. We stayed here at the end of July and the weather was perfect, the ocean was really warm with small waves (good for kids), surf fishing was great, and the beach was very clean. We will definitely consider coming back here!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice apartment in a great location. Wonderful beach and sunsets. Restaurants close by.very comfortab

  • 4 of 5

Overall experience - really nice...would consider returning

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect vacation location, condo as described

  • 5 of 5

No surprises, exactly what I thought after researching this location. Perfect for small family or couple. Enjoyed our week very much we will return and rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We're across the street from world famous Crabby Bills and just

a few blocks away from famous Johns Pass Village and all of the

wonderful restaurants and night life, deep sea fishing, para-

sailing, scuba boats, etc. You can have a retreat on the beach or

bring your boat if you're more energetic. We are only 40 minutes

from Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, and 90 minutes from the

Orlando attractions of Disney World, Sea World, Universal and MGM


Take the local beach trolley to Clearwater Beach attractions and/or

Pier 60 just 10 minutes away. There are many fine restaurants and

activities that are very close to the condo. Hiking, Biking, Golf,

Tennis, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing,

Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas,

Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling & Diving, Boating,

Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet-

skiing, Shelling all available in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $135
Tax Rate 12.0%

*seasonal/monthly rental available upon request
*July 4th & Christmas weeks add 10%
Rates do not include $95 cleaning charge and 12% Florida taxes on

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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