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Beautiful Beautiful waterside Property in exclusive gated community, Pool & Dock

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,980 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Apollo Beach, Tampa Bay, Florida, quiet location, driving distance to theme parks, beaches, and airport,

Conveniently placed for the numerous theme parks in Orlando and just a 35 minute drive to Busch Gardens. Andalucia residents also enjoy numerous benefits far beyond the simple pleasures of living within a unique waterfront setting. This gated community has a variety of amenities that create endless opportunities for year-round fun, enjoyment and recreation, both on and off the water. These include: Private beach and swimming pool and tennis courts and clubhouse.

Jo Morrison
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About Jo Morrison

I live in England with my husband, dog and blind cat!! We both love to travel and now that we have retired we hope to find more time to enjoy Casa da Cova. We like the relaxed nature of both Florida and Portugal where we have made many friends and have really fallen in love with both countries. We hope that you will also enjoy this area and our home from home.

Jo Morrison purchased this house in 2008


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Apollo Beach in Hillsborough County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2980 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Minimum 7 day rental
Location Type:
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with bath and shower with master bedroom. Second full bathroom on first floor. Pool bath with shower on ground floor and cloak room off the sitting room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master kingsize bedroom, on the ground floor, with a fabulous view over the garden to the water front, walk in closets and en-suite bathroom with shower. Second and third bedrooms, with a shared bath, are on the first floor with access to the balcony.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Outside: The property is situated on a large corner plot and has its own boat dock. The private pool is within a screened lanai which also has a BBQ and ample seating. Utility Room: Large oversize separate washing machine and dryer and large utility sink. Cupboard for ironing board etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are included but not beach towels. Other: Formal dining room is situated between the sitting room and the kitchen. There is also a sitting room on the first floor with sliding doors onto the large balcony that has views over the back garden, boat dock and water, with stunning evening sunsets.


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Beautiful Beautiful waterside Property in exclusive gated community, Pool & Dock
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful Home.

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Beautiful home. Great owner to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mike Many thanks for your lovely review. You were also a pleasure to deal with and I am so pleased that you enjoyed our home. Keep in touch and I hope we can help in the future! Thanks Jo
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lovely home

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Close to everything we wanted to do. Jo is a wonderful host and was very responsive to all our requests/needs.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Vicki Very many thanks for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed our home. We would certainly love to be there more often ourselves. Hope you can come back in the future and enjoy it again! All the very best Jo
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Beautiful vacation home.Great community for a vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Great experience!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review and for sharing it with other people. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and it was a pleasure having you to stay. All the very best. Jo
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perfect family get-away

  • 4 of 5

Jo and John have a great house that fit our needs. It was spacious and well outfitted.

The kitchen was large allowing my daughter and I to work together. The living room was comfy, large doors look out onto the pool. The master ensuite was a joy. And there were small sitting areas where you could retreat to with a book.

They were perfect hosts!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Apollo Beach, Fl

Couldn't have been a better stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this property. The owners were very helpful and very communicative both before our trip and after our arrival.

The gated community of Andalucia was beautiful- we took walks and the kids rode their scooters around the neighborhood. The house was so clean and spaced out so well, it felt very warm and inviting. There was enough room for our family of three plus my parents. Even when my sister's family of six visited us, we never felt cramped in any way (the pool certainly helped with keeping the kids busy!) We were able to watch amazing sunsets over the canal and take a dip in the pool at the beginning and end of our day.

We couldn't have been happier with the location- close proximity to the grocery stores and restaurants. We enjoyed family cookouts on the gas grill and made dinners in your lovely kitchen when the weather did not cooperate. In addition, your property is located just around the corner from a wonderful restaurant- Circles- that we dined in more than once.

We are so looking forward to being back there in July!

Thank you so much,

Terri Y


  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Relaxing, wonderful sunsets

  • 5 of 5

The villa is extremely comfortable and very spacious. On a gated community in a very peaceful setting. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony watching the sun set with a glass of wine. The villa is very nicely furnished. It has a Queen, Double and Twin beds. The TV is in the study which may be a tight fit for 6 people but was fine for the 3 of us. We enjoyed finishing from the dock. The Publix for your food shopping is very convenient. We made full use of the BBQ. Tampa/Busch Gardens/Tampa Bay Downs are great places to visit, only 45 minutes or so away. We enjoyed the Manatee Centre just of few minutes away. The information provided by the Owner was accurate and helpful. I would certainly recommend this accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Apollo Beach
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Apollo Beach
Car: necessary


The property is situated on the water with a small beach close by. Larger beaches are found a short drive away.


Tampa airport is the closest airport approx 35 minutes drive. Orlando is also convenient and approx 50 minute drive. Car hire is recommended.


Conveniently placed for the numerous theme parks in Orlando and just a 35 minute drive to Busch Gardens. Sarasota is a 30 minute drive to the south and Tampa is a 30 minute drive to the north.

Further Details:

Apollo beach is well placed for good restaurants, supermarkets, local shops and banks.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Apollo Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
16 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2018 - 11 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
12 Apr 2019 - 24 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pool heating £100
Cleaning fee £100
Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Pet Fee £50
Air-con £80

Booking Notes:
A 30% deposit is required to secure a booking with the balance due 6 weeks before you travel. A damage deposit is payable before you travel.
If pool heating or any other extra is not required you will not be charged.

Changeover Day:
Change over day can be flexible given notice. Arrival not before 2pm and departure by 10am unless otherwise agree with the owner.

i am prepared to discuss pets but please call to talk!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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