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Idyllic Country Retreat with Pool, Gazebo

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So spacious & relaxing you won't want to leave.

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Brandon house description

Spacious, immaculate poolside home on 3.5-acre estate shaded by grandfather oaks, minutes from FishHawk. Walk to Starbucks or drive 15 minutes to golf, tennis, horseback riding, canoe rentals, hiking trails, state parks, wildlife preserves and some of the best bird-watching and mountain bike trails in the state. Country Retreat is an oasis of tranquility central to all that Florida has to offer. Thirty minutes from antique districts, outlet malls, Plant City, downtown Tampa and The Florida Aquarium. 45 minutes to Busch Gardens, less than an hour from the beaches, 75 minutes from Disney and two hours from the Space Coast and Cape Canaveral. An ideal location to explore Central Florida from coast to coast and an inviting, secluded retreat at the end of the day. Wildlife abounds as horses graze in the adjacent pasture. A unique experience. Home is charmingly furnished and fully equipped, including clothes washer and dryer, hi-speed Internet and two satellite TVs.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            queen & daybed...moreless

          • Family Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            queen-size...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            daybed/trundle...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            queen-size...moreless

          • Loft: 1 double

            full size...moreless

          • This spacious home is ideal for extended families or travelers who want to share a home. There are multiple wings, affording a great deal of privacy inside and out. One upstairs wing can be used as a private suite, with a huge bedroom with queen bed plus twin daybed, another sitting room/bedroom with twin daybed plus twin trundle and a shared bath with antique clawfoot tub. A loft with antique double bed is in another wing and can be used as a 4th bedroom. The downstairs bedroom comes equipped with a queen bed and is off the foyer, which can be used as a private sitting room. The family room comes equipped with a queen-size sleeper sofa....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

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          • The downstairs bathroom also contains a Maytag washer and dryer for personal use of guests. The upstairs bath includes an antique clawfoot soaking tub....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Country Retreat is a pet-friendly environment with fenced yard, dog run/kennel and tile floors throughout the first floor of the home. Smoking is permitted outdoors only, with a number of comfortable options - poolside, on the front porch and on the back deck....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Beach Towels
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Patio
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Pool

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Peak
                          Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $800 $2,600
                          Off-Peak
                          May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $800 $2,350
                          Peak
                          Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
                          7 night min stay

                          $900 $2,800
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning fee $125
                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          There is a one-time cleaning fee of $125 and a one-time pet fee of $50 per pet, if applicable.

                          Rates are seasonal, ranging from $800-$900 per week and $2350-2800 per month. Rates are for up to 6 people. A $50 per person fee for each additional person. Special rates for extended stays are available. Reservation deposit of $200. 50% of fees due 60 days prior to arrival, balance due 14 days prior.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                          Location

                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Tampa International Airport
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Kick's
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          River Hills, Buckhorn, Bloomingdale
                          18 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Downtown Tampa
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Bloomingdale Ave. and Lithia-Pinecrest Rd.
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Chili's
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          St. Petersburg/Clearwater/Ft. DeSoto/PassaGrille

                          Car: Recommended

                          Valrico is a rural suburb east of Tampa, part of the greater Brandon area. It's located mid-way between Tampa and Plant City, the world's winter strawberry capital and home to the Florida Strawberry Festival. Downtown Plant City also hosts a bustling antique district with great eateries and tea rooms. Valrico is also 20 minutes from the Hard Rock Casino and the Florida State Fairgrounds, where expos, equestrian competitions and other activities are held year round. Drive 20 minutes west to Tampa, and you'll find The Florida Aquarium, the University of Tampa, historic Ybor City, the museums of downtown Tampa, plus the St. Pete Times Forum, which hosts everything from hockey to concerts. Tampa is also home to the University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center and Busch Gardens. Drive another 25 minutes west and you'll find some of the nation's top-rated beaches - the award-winning Ft. DeSoto beach & fishing pier, and historic PassaGrille home to the famous Hurricane restaurant.

                           

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                          • So spacious & relaxing you won't want to leave.

                            So spacious & relaxing you won't want to leave.

                          • Wake up to a sunny dining room with a view.

                            Wake up to a sunny dining room with a view.

                          • Downstairs bedroom has queen bed, reading chair and own TV.

                            Downstairs bedroom has queen bed, reading chair and own TV.

                          • Loft with antique full bed doubles as fourth bedroom and quiet getaway.

                            Loft with antique full bed doubles as fourth bedroom and quiet getaway.

                          • Twin daybed with trundle in 3rd bedroom/sitting room upstairs.

                            Twin daybed with trundle in 3rd bedroom/sitting room upstairs.

                          • Rocking Chair Porch & Florida Country Charm

                            Rocking Chair Porch & Florida Country Charm

                          • Young hawk is among the many raptors born and raised at Country Retreat.

                            Young hawk is among the many raptors born and raised at Country Retreat.

                          • Huge fully equipped country kitchen.

                            Huge fully equipped country kitchen.

                          • Enter a warm and inviting experience.

                            Enter a warm and inviting experience.

                          • Family room with fireplace opens onto the pool.

                            Family room with fireplace opens onto the pool.

                          • Upstairs bedroom sleeps 3 with queen brass bed and twin daybed.

                            Upstairs bedroom sleeps 3 with queen brass bed and twin daybed.

                          • View of horse pasture from the back deck.

                            View of horse pasture from the back deck.

                          • Meet the neighbors. Owls and other raptors make their home here year round.

                            Meet the neighbors. Owls and other raptors make their home here year round.

                          • Spring brings fledglings out of their nests, while nature surrounds all year.

                            Spring brings fledglings out of their nests, while nature surrounds all year.

                          $800 - $900 per week (USD)
                          17

                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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