About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)
Our charming and colorful gulf front beach house has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and an additional 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage (with shower) for a total of 5 bedrooms & 3 baths. (Cottage is located within courtyard near the main house.) The cottage is an annex with 2 bedrooms and shared bath and has no living room nor kitchen facilities. (The cottage is not rented separately). Main house has 3 bedrooms, King, King, and bedroom with 2 twins. In addition, there is a TV room with 2 twin captain's beds-(no privacy doors). The cottage bedrooms each have a queen bed and the cottage has been recently renovated .
The main house has a large living room/dining room, separate TV room, sun porch with games table, reading nook, computer desk (wifi) internet connection. The well-equipped kitchen can serve a large crowd. This updated 1937 beach house has high ceilings, central AC and ceiling fans throughout. Su Casa is charmingly decorated with vintage rattan, retro fabrics and beach themed items. Su Casa has a large TREX deck which runs the length of the sunporch. It has 2 outside showers and is directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Weekly rate is $2,500 + additional $250 for major holiday weeks.
I am one of 4 daughters who grew up in Tampa. We spent summers on Indian Rocks Beach. We stayed in a wonderful house one summer ,and years later, my Mom bought the house we stayed in, and we named it Sue after her, (Su Casa,), Sue's house!
The large screened in porch has been enclosed and this sun room faces the beach. The deck beyond fills the gulfside of the house which has 2 tables, 12+ chairs, 2 umbrellas and 4 chaises. 1 step off the deck and you are on the beach! You can see our wonderful sunsets from this site! A private courtyard on the entrance side contains the cottage, (annex) which contains 2 sm queen bedrooms and a shared bath with shower. The adjoining garage has 2 washers and 2 dryers, a spare refrigerator, beach toys, rafts, skim boards beach chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers. The house and cottage can sleep 12 with 5 bedrooms and 3 baths.
Why Kids Love It
So much to do here! There are rentals for bicycles, jetskiis, charter boat fishing, sports teams and events, Busch gardens in Tampa, Clearwater aquarium, (the home of Winter, the dolphin),golf, putt putt golf, shopping malls, antiquing, many, many restaurants from casual to fine dining, movies
Indian Rocks Beach is about 45 min from Tampa airport and about 20 min from St. Pete/Clearwater airport (PIE).
Indian Rocks Beach is an area of private homes, rental homes and low-rise condos within walking distance of some shops and restaurants. Nearly anything you search for or want to do can be found with a few miles from here on our 14 miles of barrier island beaches. Indian Rocks Beach is about 5 mi from Clearwater and near St. Petersburg and Tampa.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
many restaurants, some shopping, waterslide at Holiday Inn Harbourside, all beach activities
Favorite Places To Eat
Salt Rock Grill'
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Aug 01 2018 - Jul 31 2019
Last updated on September 19, 2018
Year Purchased: 1994
Why this property? We stayed in this house years ago as children and teens and have fond memories of summers here, making homemade ice cream and hunting in the intercostal for scallops!
As children we remember the old wooden bridge leading to the beach from the mainland and the sound crossing it would usually wake us up from the long trip from Tampa! I remember the smell of the pine needles from the Australian Pines that used to line the beaches. The wooden bridge and pines are gone now but the flavor of Old Florida remains in this area of older beach cottages, low rise condos and 2 lane streets.
Calendar last updated: September 19, 2018
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Fabulous house on beach
We rented this house in January for a get-together. The space was just perfect with lots of privacy for three non-related adults. Many sitting areas, a very well stocked kitchen, a sunroom with a view of the ocean, a patio practically on the beach. We loved everything about our stay! Would definitely stay again.
Stayed: January 2018Submitted: January 30, 2018