Charming, Historic Carriage House Old Florida Setting on Tampa Bay

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Carriage House is nestled in Old Town Safety Harbor. In 3 minutes you walk to the Pier on Tamps Bay, the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, the Post Office and Starbucks. There are seven Restaurants within a 10 minute walk including the 'Almost Famous' Whistle Stop Grill where you will find outdoor seating , a laid back atmosphere and live music at least 3 nights per week..
The Carriage House' unique architecture and fenced back yard will make you feel like you stepped back in a slower pace. ..Built in 1925 the Carriage House was originally just that- 'a carriage house 'not far from Green Springs Resort. It is the oldest wooden structure in Safety Harbor.
Step out on the brick patio for breakfast and have a drink on the wood deck at night. The bedroom is a second floor large loft with a large window to view the Bay about 100 yds away.
There is a working fireplace, TV and DVD, and a full kitchen.

Guest Comment: Thank you so much for sharing your charming cottage. We felt transported to another place in time. So relaxing & peaceful. The cottage is decorated so lovely and the grounds are beautiful.
You and your husband are wonderful hosts ,looking after every detail.
Marley seems to know his role as the the 'darling dog' of The Carriage House.
Thank you for our gift dinner at your awesome restaurant Whistle Stop Grill. We loved the place so much, we found ourselves back there 3 more times!!
We look forward toour return in April 2010

Guest Comment: We had a great time at The Carriage House.
We felt so away from it all..but yet very close to everything. The back patio was our sanctuary. And within minutes we could be on Main St. downtown . The Whistle Stop Dinner was a highlight..thank you very much.
We enjoyed the bikes & Kyacks you provided and all of your great suggestions of what to do & see in the area.
We hope to come back soon.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon


  • Loft bedroom requires using one flight of stairs, sleeps two. Main bathroom off bedroom. Half bath on ground floor. Ground floor sleeps two on queen size pull-out couch...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    vey small sink and toilet w/vanity...moreless

  • Full bath & shower is located on second floor. Ground Floor bath has a toilet & sink only....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Safety Harbor Spa is very nearby (3 min walk) . There is a pool, fitness rooms, tennis. guest memberships and day visits are available. The local Chamber of Commerce is a two minute walk away. Safety Harbor Regional Museum is located right next door to cottage. Phillipe Park is 1.2 miles walk down the green way along the Tampa Bay Tandem sit -on top kayak available for guests to use on bay. Mantee watching at marina..5 min walk from cottage .Fishing off pier Main St. Safety Harbor & side streets has several shops & restaurants in a 9 block radius. Very walkable. The Whistle Stop Grill dubbed 'Cheers of Safety Harbor,' is located on Main St. It is a landmark 'Old Florida' restaurant. Serves Beer & Wine and great food..Fried Green Tomatoes & so much more. Old Fashion Ice Cream treats. Music 3-4 nights a week. The Famous Bowling Ball House (seen on T.V ..and travel shows) is also in walking distance. Syd Entel Art Gallery on Main St. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Walking distance to Main St. Safety Harbor. Many shops, restaurants & pubs. Nearby parks & marina. All in walking distance....moreless

  • Village:

    Safety Harbor is a quaint little city with older cottages and new homes. Many historical landmarks....moreless

  • Water View:

    The Carriage House is set back on Bay Shore Blvd. There is a view of the bay from the loft bedroom...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Wall units...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large room .opens to patio. Has queen size pull-out couch....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    on site parking...moreless

  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:


  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:


  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$850 $2,900
Jan 1 - May 31, 2016
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $75
  • Taxes Not included



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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Whistle Stop Grill & Bar
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Caladesi Island
10 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 275 and 4
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Whistle Stop Grill & Bar
12 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

The Carriage House is 100 yards from north Tampa Bay, centrally located for the Airport, St Pete Museums, Mall shopping , Clearwater Beach and the quaint town of Safety Harbor itself. The Clearwater Jazz Festival in October is 15 minutes and the renowned Dali museum is 30 minutes. Safety Harbor is home to many artists whose work you will notice in different forms all over town. Don't miss the 'Bowling Ball House'Art Works & Enjoy eating & drinking at 'Whistle Stop Grill (since 1959!) Fried Green Tomatoes & Other Great music.

Bike or Walk through Beauiful Phillipe Park on the Tampa Bay. Kyack or Canoe on The Tamapa Bay. Watch the Manatees from the Safety Harbor Pier.. Indulge in yourself at the Safety Harbor Spa .and more ..


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  • Loft View to Dining Area

    Loft View to Dining Area

  • Living Room

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