Hacienda on Prospect-5 min to beach

House - Entire home/apt · S Prospect Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756, United States
Your host, Bruce
10 Reviews
Response rate: 90%
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The Space

You'll love the historic charm of this Spanish/Colonial Revival bungalow!

Built in 1925, 'Hacienda On Prospect' has architectural details found only in early Florida homes. Beautiful hardwood floors and custom decorating accent the arched windows and living room with brick fireplace.

Just off the kitchen you'll find a butler's pantry.

There is a formal dining room between the living room and kitchen.

Both bedrooms have double French doors leading to a large deck and the back yard. Each bedroom has its own climate control for air conditioning or heat.

The living room sofa provides a queen-size pullout bed.

If you need an additional bedroom, the upstairs Carriage House in the back provides a 1 bedroom studio apartment with kitchenette. Please inquire about availability.

There is a large screened deck in the rear of the property with shaded back yard.

- Walking distance to downtown Clearwater, restaurants, cafes, bars, Publix, Coachman Park (Sea/Blues Fest, Jazz Holiday, Jazz Fest)
- 5 minutes to Clearwater Beach, voted Best Beach Town in Florida, 2013, by USA Today.
- 1 block from Pinellas Bike Trail
- 5 minutes to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter - star of the movie "A Dolphin Tale" ((website hidden))
- 1 block to bus stop ((website hidden) )
- 6 blocks to main bus station, including Jolley Trolley and Suncoast Trolley
- 20 min to Honeymoon Island State Park and ferry to Caladesi Island State Park

Prices stated include sales and local tourist taxes

Guest Access

The Hacienda is a complete home vacation rental. It includes the home, front porch, back screened in deck area, and brick driveway. There is a detached garage used as laundry area and has a studio apartment above. This apartment (The Carriage House) could be occupied by other guests and you would then share the laundry area.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $1175 /week
Monthly Price: $3850 /month
Security Deposit: $350
Cleaning Fee: $75
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Our stay in the Hacienda on Prospect couldn't have been more perfect. Brace was a wonderful host and always available for some friendly banter. The house itself was amazing, both inside and outside. Everyone was immaculately clean and furnished beautifully with lots of love and attention to detail. The photos portrayed the interior exactly, and we loved all the sunshine and decor.
    Everything was according to the description, and we even took the beach umbrellas out for a few afternoons.
    The location was very ideal for us, a short drive from both our office and the beach. This is truly a lovely home and I highly recommend it!

    June 2014
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    June 2014
  • House was charming, however beds are very uncomfortable which made it difficult to sleep well. Host came in unannounced while we were out the very next day and turned the AC units up which made the house warm when we came back to it and tried to sleep. The second bedroom fan is broken, the host brought a stand up fan in. The first bedroom has a small tv in it but the second bedroom does not, only the hook up is there. Area is older and neighborhood is small with narrow streets and old houses.

    December 2013
    Response from Bruce:

    Not sure if they read the house rules that were provided. They reported a broken ceiling fan, so I brought in a stand-up fan to use. Noticed the a/c was set to 70 degrees, and the house rules stated no lower than 74.

    December 2013
  • My experience was great, it's a very nice house and fully equipped for everything, more so than most places that I've stayed at, certainly!
    It is located in a good little area that isn't far from the beaches or from stuff that is inland.
    Bruce was very helpful and quickly attended to any issues that came up. I would highly recommend it!

    December 2013
  • We loved staying at the Hacienda. Bruce was very accommodating and made us feel at home. The house was beautiful and comfortable and close to the beach. We will definitely be back!

    June 2013
  • The stay here was awesome. Everything was just as it says in the description. I would definitely stay again !

    May 2013
  • House really beautiful and comfortable located in a calm area but not far from the beaches of Clearwater, the owner Bruce is perfect!

    May 2013
  • Hacienda on Prospect is a beautifully decorated home with easy access to the beach, downtown, and biking/running trails. Great spot for a girls' getaway or a family vacation. Full kitchen with plenty of room for preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lovely back porch for evening conversation. Bruce was very helpful and even offered to bring over a DVD player for us to use during our stay. He provided a cooler, beach towels, and an umbrella for use at the beach. I would highly recommend Hacienda on Prospect.

    April 2013
  • Bruce was an excellent host and the house was lovely. Just as it is described. Comfortable beds, well decorated, easy to relax and be at home.

    February 2013
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Clearwater at Bruce's Hacienda. The house has been beautifully restored and decorated. There is no clutter and the house was super clean. It is a short drive to both downtown Clearwater and Clearwater Beach. We highly recommended staying here and will stay here again next time we need to be in the area. Thanks Bruce!

    July 2012
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