About the Property
House reviews can be found on VRBO under the same name. 4.9/5 star Average.
WATERFRONT GEM! This is a stunning Waterfront Property located on the Anclote River, across from a 2-acre conservation island. The photos truly speak for themselves! So peaceful, tranquility and privacy is guaranteed as you lounge around on the large deck, and enjoy your own private heated pool.
The property is in close proximity to many great golf courses and beaches and is located only 2-miles from the scenic Pinellas Trail. It has a very central location in the Tampa bay area, all the excitement of Clearwater and Tampa are only a stones throw away. This is an ideal Rental if you are a keen golfer or just want to relax on Florida's white sandy beaches.
This tastefully furnished home has 3 bedrooms (sleeps 6), 2 baths, an over-sized 1 car garage, fully stocked kitchen, living room, Florida room with a wood burning fireplace, dining room with a large picture window that overlooks the pool and river, and a large private pool and deck that you can fish from.
(No swimming in the river, PLEASE! MUCH WILDLIFE!). It is not uncommon to spot majestic Manatees and Dolphins in the river. Enjoy bird watching? This would be the place to stay, as many exotic birds can be spotted from the backyard.
The house is fully equipped with everything that you would have at home, all you need do is bring your toothbrush! You can relax with a cold beverage by the pool and enjoy all the comforts this waterfront vacation home has to offer in a resort like setting. One king size and four single beds comprise of the sleeping accommodations. Four Roku Smart TVs are situated throughout the house for you to enjoy. Bask in the sun and enjoy all the great amenities this property has to offer as you de-stress from life's often hectic pace.
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The house is a waterfront gem and has amazing surroundings! Very unique location on the Anclote River across from a 2-acre conservation island. The stunning views will not disappoint!
Why Kids Love It
Kids can't get enough of the pool! The large deck is great for a family fishing day right in your backyard! Kayaking on the river is also a great activity that the little ones love. House is stocked with many games and toys for them to enjoy.
Holiday, FL is a small town which has a central location in the Tampa Bay area, very close to attractions in Clearwater, Tampa, and Neighboring Tarpon Springs!
The neighborhood of Forest Hills where this home is located, is a quiet well-kept subdivision with many other river homes. The Neighborhood has its own golf course, the Forest Hills Golf and Country Club, where you can enjoy a game of golf, and have a great cheeseburger at the clubhouse!
Attractions Within Walking Distance
The Forest Hills Golf and Country Club is a mere 1-mile from the property by car. It is about a 8-minute walk.
Favorite Places To Eat
We love Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill, and Cody's Original Roadhouse in neighboring Tarpon Springs. Also check Morgan Mae's oyster house, and La Fondita de Leo!
Howard Park Beach in Tarpon Springs is a wonderful beach that locals love. Parking is $5 for the entire day. We highly recommend it!
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May 01 2021 - Sep 30 2021
Oct 01 2021 - Apr 30 2022
May 01 2022 - Sep 30 2022
Oct 01 2022 - Apr 30 2023
Damage (refundable): $200
Tax Rate: 0.11%
Last updated on September 24, 2021
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Carol Gravelin/property manager
In addition to being a licensed realtor I am also a resident of this wonderful community - Holiday.
For immediate booking, g-mail me at carolgravelin@
Calendar last updated: September 24, 2021
Guestbook comments from the owner:
Additional House reviews can also be found on VRBO under Holiday, Florida
5/5 Stayed Jun 2019
The pool was perfect against the back drop of the river. Very peaceful and relaxing. The house had everything we needed and more. A super value!!
Published Jun 16, 2019
5/5 Stayed Jun 2019
The house was perfect! Beds were comfy, kitchen well stocked. Lots of pool accesories, beach umbrellas, bicycles. We loved it! Only 2 negatives, pool cleaner never showed for the week, the pool needed attention. And the neighbor told us they had seen a 12 foot alligator in the lake. You can kayak but dont swim! We didnt see any alligators. Everything else was perfect. Loved it!
Published Jul 8, 2019
Stayed May 2019
This is my third time renting this house in as many years and the place is always great for my family Florida vacation. Has a beach-like feel with everything you need being provided . See you again next year!
Published May 21, 2019
5/5 Stayed Aug 2018
Crystal S. Louisiana
Very comfortable and well stocked rental for our family get together. We also enjoyed the air hockey, pool volleyball and fishing from the huge dock. I enjoyed the separate master on the opposite side of the house for a quiet night sleep. The driveway provided ample parking which was very convenient.
Submitted Sep 9, 2018
• 5 of 5
The home was lovely. Clean, bright and comfortable.The pool was wonderful.I just walked out the back door and went swimming. The view of the river was calming and the deck was spacious. I plan on returning every year. There were no problems,but the owner was very friendly and reachable.
Perfect for our family vacation!
• 5 of 5
My family rented this home for a week long vacation and family reunion. It was wonderful. The house is bright and clean and the pool was fabulous! We were pleasantly surprised because this was our first experience renting a vacation home. We plan to rent this home again the next time we come down to Florida!
• 5 of 5
This house is so inviting! It's open an airy and has a great view of the pool, deck and river! I would highly recommend this vacation home to my friends and family!
A treasure, I will continue to vacation here!
• 5 of 5
This house is spotless and very well equipped. It is very quiet and child and senior citizen friendly. I spent the winter there and have reserved the house for next winter.
family of 6
• 5 of 5
Lovely home with everything needed for a great vacation. Comfortable and quiet and within easy driving for stores and restaurants. I would recommend, and my husband gave it an A+(which does not happen often). Thanks for sharing .
• 5 of 5
3 of us arrived for a relaxing vacation. Everything was perfect. Shops and restaraunts close by. Would recommend to anyone looking to get away
Alder Creek, NY
Great home for any length stay.
• 5 of 5
Impeccably clean on arrival and was comfortable and well equipped with everything needed for a month's stay.
The pool and deck were very nice and we had avian visitors as well as manatee swim by. The manager was nearby and was knowledgeable about the property and answered any questions we had.
• 5 of 5
This was a beautiful and clean home. It has everything you could ever need and want. The back deck and pool are so peaceful. Our 3 year old son was in heaven the entire week. Carol, the property manager always got back to me on time and answered all my questions. She made sure we had a great experience. We can't wait to come back very soon.
Rebecca & Michael
New York, USA
Excellent Holiday Home
• 5 of 5
The house and amenities were perfect. The place is very well maintained and everything (plus some) of what you would need for a vacation. We had 4 adults, with the 3 bedroom and couch setup was perfect. The pool is great, nice back yard on the canal and nature. The location is a little north of Clearwater, but well worth the value and accommodations. Would recommend the house to others. Thank You for a great vacation home.
• 5 of 5
Wonderful getaway....very relaxing setting!
• Submitted: Mar 31, 2017 by Mike
Very nice house !!!We had a great time even with all the terrible weather.It rained and rained.We did a lot of fishing off the back deck that was really nice and the kids loved the pool.It was a very nice vacation.And it was so nice to have everything you needed for the stay thanks so much we will definitely will be back for another stay .Thank you so much Randy and Annie Prather
Glad you guys enjoyed your stay.....if only we could control that weather, life would be grand!
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My overall experience was a good one.. Right there on the water made for easy access to fishing.. Was told there were poles, there wasn't .. Not a big deal we went and got some.. It has a very "beachy" feel to it.. Didn't need to bring anything to enjoy our stay. The WiFi however, worked when it wanted to causing us to run up data a tad.. Other the WiFi, we had a pretty good experience.. Thanks for having us...
• Submitted: May 28, 2018 by Shawn D.
Nice and relaxing
Spent 2 weeks and the weather was great , we fished from the deck caught a bunch of fish. seen manatees in the mornings. the house was well kept very comfortable. the only complaint was nothing to do with the house, the first 4 days we were there the love bugs were kind of a menace. I understand that around the first week of May they swarm. They don't bite or anything like that but they were numerous. any week but the first week of May I would go back. the Family Loved it. after the love bugs quit swarming.
Stayed: May 2019Submitted: June 06, 2019
Glad your family had an enjoyable and restful stay and yes love is in the air a few days in Florida!