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Beachfront GULF Cottage at beautiful Sandy Shores on Gulf of Mexico

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Holiday Rental House
Please be our guest! German-born wife Myrtle, continues her late husband, Ned Hall's tradition of welcoming guests to Sandy Shores for a tranquil respite from every day life. Surf, sand and sun, coupled with quiet solitude, magnificent sunsets, and the shade of the Australian Pines make this the perfect getaway spot. You will enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - perfect for a morning stroll or an afternoon shelling expedition, as well as beautiful-renovated accommodations. Sandy Shores is a slice of Old Florida at it's very finest. If a glorious sunset and a Margarita before heading to dinner is your idea of a good day, Sandy Shores is your home. Call Myrtle today with any questions, availability or just to chat! Sandy Shores has been in the Hall family for over 60 yea...Please be our guest! German-born wife Myrtle, continues her late husband, Ned Hall's tradition of welcoming guests to Sandy Shores for a tranquil respite from every day life. Surf, sand and sun, coupled with quiet solitude, magnificent sunsets, and the shade of the Australian Pines make this the perfect getaway spot. You will enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - perfect for a morning stroll or an afternoon shelling expedition, as well as beautiful-renovated accommodations. Sandy Shores is a slice of Old Florida at it's very finest. If a glorious sunset and a Margarita before heading to dinner is your idea of a good day, Sandy Shores is your home. Call Myrtle today with any questions, availability or just to chat! Sandy Shores has been in the Hall family for over 60 years. The grandmother of your host, Myrtle's late husband, Ned, bought the Indian Rocks Beach property in 1946. Ned's father George Hall built the first, two-story building in 1952. The one-story Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. Ned's family lived here in the winter, and spent the summer in Ithaca, NY, where his father was the Golf Coach at Cornell University for over 40 years. Ned followed in his footsteps as a PGA Teaching Professional for over 25 years. He was teaching at the Clearwater Golf Club located in Clearwater, Florida when Myrtle, in Florida on holiday from Germany, met him in 1998. They married in 2000. Of course, they had their wedding right in front of beautiful Sandy Shores! Like Ned, Myrtle fell in love with this beautiful property and its rich family history. Ned and Myrtle started to rent out their cottages in 2005 after a complete beautification and enjoyed every minute of sharing this lovely property with their guests. Since Ned's untimely death in early 2014, Myrtle carries on the Hall family tradition of hospitality at Sandy Shores. There are three lovely one bedroom cottages available on my property: The Gulf Cottage, The Patio and The Garden. The GULF Cottage is a single standing house - very private - and has a total GULF VIEW. It has a King Bed and a pull out Queen sleeper sofa. The PATIO and The GARDEN Cottages are situated on the ground floor of the two story building with a lovely view into our palm and flower gardens. Have a look at our pictures and find the right cottage for you. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TAP6204211
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Wireless internet: Available for all cottages Parking: One space per cottage Smoking: Only outside - as much as you like Laundry: Coin washer and dryer available for my guests Beach access: All cottages have direct access to the beach
Bedrooms
1 Super King1 Sofa
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Myrtle H
Hosting since November 2009
Languages spoken: English, German
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (5)
TKM814
TKM814
Naperville, IL5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Florida Perfection
If you are searching for a quiet, quaint, and secluded place to stay, this is your place. We discovered this slice of heaven years ago and return every year.. The cottages surround a lovely courtyard, with flowers, tropical plants and several seating areas where you can have your morning coffee or read the paper. There is a laundry room available with beach chairs and umbrellas you are welcome to use. All this - and you are literally steps away from the beach. This property's beachfront is so quiet - not too near a public access. The beach is gorgeous; we head to the beach around 10:00 A.M. every day. What is nice is that you can simply walk back to your cottage to get snacks or take a nap! Plus, after dinner, we return to the beach for the beautiful sunsets. Another plus about this place is you are within walking distance from many excellent restaurants. Parking is provided right out front, however, we rarely have to drive anywhere.You are centrally located to so much activity, yet you would never know it once inside the property. It is so quiet. Sandy Shores has spoiled me - I don't think I ever want to stay in a large hotel ever again! You will not regret this decision - it is our favorite place to stay, anywhere!
Visited March 2019
Written April 14, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Myrtle H
Myrtle H
What a lovely review Tamra! Thank you very very much! I will put it in a frame. Myrtle
Written April 15, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Camper149233
Camper149233
Hamilton, OH2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place for your vacation.
Great location. We stayed in the beach unit for your 3rd straight year.All ready booked for next year. We enjoy Sandy Shores location and of course the beach. Myrtle( the owner) makes us feel very welcome.
Visited February 2019
Written April 7, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Myrtle H
Myrtle H
Thank you very much for you perfect review. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay again and looking forward already to next year. Myrtle
Written April 8, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Odyssey53400492145
Odyssey53400492145
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This home is an oaisis on the beach
For 3 years we have begun the new year with a week in this lovely shaded spot. It is fully equipped in every way and spotless. We prefer to walk to meals and there were good options nearby. Sunsets included with no extra charge from high rise chairs on the dunes. The owner, Myrtle, was gracious and helpful. This is a gem .
Visited January 2019
Written April 6, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Myrtle H
Myrtle H
Thank you Tom and Joan for this lovely review. It's always nice to know that my guests enjoyed their stay and I'm thankful for that. Myrtle
Written April 7, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

431herberta
431herberta
Grosse Pointe, MI2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
One sentence would be woefully inadequate to describe this awesome vacation property.
It seems that there are never enough words to describe this idealic vacation wonder.My wife and I continue to be amazed at our luck having stumbled across this thru VRBO.What a find!We have been vacationing here for the last 5-6 years and will continue to do so as long as health allows.This place has proven to be the best medicine for those winter blahs.The accommodations and location are over the top for what you expect in the typical vacation rental properties.This facailty is well provided for,wonderfully decorated and maintained both inside and out.The exterior landscaping and outdoor accommodation(s) are a sight to behold.The outdoor shower is a plus as well as the laundry room facility.Beach chairs and umbrellas are providd so all you need to bring is yourself.This little Garden of Eden is very popular with the returning "regulars" that you need to decide early if you wish to experience this accommodation.
Visited January 2018
Written March 15, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Myrtle H
Myrtle H
Wow, thanks so much for this wonderful review. You know you will have a place here whenever you want to come. You are lovely guests to have! Myrtle
Written March 16, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jean D
Jean D
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great sunsets and beach right at your doorstep!
This is our second visit to the Sandy Shore cottages, and we will definitely visit again. The accommodations are very comfortable and immaculate. The owner is a lovely lady who takes wonderful care of her guests! The cottages are truly like a home away from home. The location is great. Lovely tropical grounds with places to lounge or just a few short steps down to the beach. Some really good restaurants a short walk away. All in all, a little piece of heaven!
Visited May 2017
Written May 29, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Myrtle H
Myrtle H
Again I have to thank you for being the most pleasant guests and can't wait to have you back one day. Thanks for the lovely review and for staying with me. Myrtle
Written June 2, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Scenic views
  • Ocean views
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Parking
  • Parking available
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Outdoor amenities
  • Patio
  • Private yard
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • City getaway
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Location features
  • Waterfront location
Entertainment
  • Television
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Tennis court
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans

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Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 a.m. Check out by 10 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Beachfront GULF Cottage at beautiful Sandy Shores on Gulf of Mexico

Beachfront GULF Cottage at beautiful Sandy Shores on Gulf of Mexico is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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