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Gorgeous Water Views,Breathtaking Sunsets in a Lush Tropical Setting

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Another amazing sunset over the beautiful Koi pond

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Last updated: 03/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Tampa house description

Welcome to this gorgeous river front paradise located minutes away (2 mi) from the exciting night life of downtown Tampa,Ybor City, Tampa Convention Center. Relax in your own private paradise surrounded by a lush tropical landscape. Tame the sun poolside with your favorite cocktail & music via DJ quality speakers or relax your mind next to the waterfall and Koi pond. Rent a kayak down the river and wet a line. At night this tropical playground transforms into an enchanted oasis with thousands of tiny blue lights to spark your imagination. Access to the river is granted from the dock with underwater lighting attracting many species of marine life. When it’s time to come in, you will have 3100sq. ft. of beautifully furnished living space to relax in.Enjoy your favorite movie from unlimited Netflix or Blue-ray on the home theater with surround sound that comes alive.Test your skills with a game of pinball or pool in the game room. Check our reviews and more pictures at our web site below


This is a Really Cool Place!: Escape to a Tropical Paradise where warm breezes blow and Palm Trees sway. Located on the Hillsborough River, this peaceful haven invites you to come and stay. As soon as you enter the house your breath will be taken away by the spectacular views in the back. There is a large sparkling pool, jacuzzi, and 2 covered pavilions that are surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. To your right there is a bar top for eating or enjoying some cocktails poolside. To your left you will see a beautiful Koi pond. The amazing sound of the beautiful waterfall is tranquilizing. Walk over the bridge and down to the river, and you can find numerous species of marine life. At night the property is transformed into an enchanted paradise with magical blue lights everywhere. The river turns into your own private aquarium as the river lights light up the water, and attract countless fish. Inside you will find a, pool table, huge living room, laundry, etc

The 2nd master suite is huge!! This is the 4th bedroom & 4th bathroom. Its 600 sq ft of private relaxing space. It has a gorgeous private courtyard with its own hot tub, for a little extra privacy if needed.The bathroom is beautiful with a double shower, and vanity. It has a desk set up if you need to get some work done. Of course the king memory foam bed w/ wool pillow top, will leave you waking from a great night of sleep!

Come with your group, and still have some private space in your own little tropical paradise!

Tampa Urban Oasis....Truly a Tropical Paradise!: This Urban Oasis is located in the heart of Historic Tampa. It really is a Tropical Paradise on the bank of the Hillsborough River. Approximately 3/4 of an acre of lush tropical landscape gives you plenty of room to enjoy your setting. 200 feet along the waters edge is a gorgeous view. Great for fishing, or just taking it all in.

If your feeling a bit more adventurous, you can rent kayaks and boats just down the river for a scenic tour of the tampa waterfront. There are also some house beach cruiser bikes, if you want to cruise leisurely through the streets of downtown Tampa.

Whatever you decide to do, you are guaranteed to have a blast!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master w/double bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Huge 600sq ft Master suite w/ private courtyard & hot tu...moreless

  • All of the bedrooms are very spacious! Large closets, ceiling fans, and hardwood floors. Beds have extra thick mattresses with memory foam, and wool pillow tops. The 600 sq ft master suite is huge! It has a double shower & vanity in the bath. The private courtyard is beautiful. Its ample space to enjoy the tropical surroundings, while having some privacy from the rest of the group. The poolside master is simply breath taking! The double shower, double sink vanity, two large closets with mirrored doors........then you look outside through the 10 ft. sliding glass doors! The view is stunning! The sound of the koi pond's waterfall is tranquilizing!...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    double shower/vanity...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    double shower/vanity...moreless

  • The bathrooms have all be remodeled. Granite, porcelain, crown moulding....Beautiful! The master is really nice. A large double shower & vanity. A window overlooking the pool, and river. The optional master bath is also a Beautifully remodeled double....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Game room is fun for all! There is a CD juke box with a bit of everything. A Golden Tee golf game for a friendly round, or two. Two pinball machines will challenge even the best players. The leopard print pool table will add hours of entertainment. A 60 in one console With Ms Pacman, Galaga, and all of the Classics. Dolby Surround sound Home Theater w/ large flat screen, blu ray, netflix movie streaming in living room. Professional DJ style speakers & sound system Poolside. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can rent kayaks and boats just down the river for a scenic tour of the Tampa waterfront. House Beach Cruiser Bikes for meandering through the streets of downtown Tampa....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray with Internet, and Netflix...moreless

  • Game Room
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table:

    This one of a kind leopard print pool table is always fun....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    The surround sound home theatre system is great. The outdoor stereo system with Verizon fios music channels and dj quality speakers can add just the right music poolside....moreless

  • Television:

    Large HD tv above the fireplace (for looks only) has a blu-ray player with Netflix, cable tv, and a great surround sound home theatre system....moreless

  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games:

    The golden tee golf, a 60 in one ( pac man, galaga, and mamy more), attack from mars and an adams family pinball machines provide hours of fun. The cd juke box in the game room adds to the good times...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Waterfront:

    200 feet along the Hillsborough River, which has been called the 'Crown Jewel of Tampa'...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    A gorgeous oak dining table that seats eight....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    This is a top of the line dryer with a steam option for taking the wrinkles out. ...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    The wifi router reaches the huge riverfront pavilion, just in case you needed to get some work done while relaxing. Netflix is available on the living room HD tv....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The gorgeous red leather sofas wrap around the entire living room, offering everyone plenty of space to sit and enjoy the view of the river, pool, koi pond, or whatever you enjoy....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    The beautiful brick paver driveway has plenty of room for parking several vehicles....moreless

  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    There are bath towels in each bathroom, and additional towels for use with the pool and hot tub....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    (5) to take a leisurely tour of the neighborhood. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boats are available for rent just down the river. ...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    Pool deck area is the perfect spot to soak up some wonderful Florida sunshine. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Dozens of great golf courses in the area makes this a great place to vacation. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals are available just down the river. Seeing other lovely waterfront homes from the water is always a nice experience. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Just outside of the kitchen door under the covered poolside bar and deck, makes grilling out very convenient. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    One huge pavilion between the river and the pool is a great spot to enjoy the sight and sound of the koi pond and it's waterfall.The poolside covered deck and bar area is great for a cold beverage....moreless

  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Just some pool floats and noodles ...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    The Riverside hot tub will sooth your aching muscles after a long day of adventures around the Tampa area. The secluded hot tub outside of the huge master suite offers a bit more privacy....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The pool is enormous (40,000 gal)! Pool heat is optional. Price for pool heat varies depending on the season. It starts at $250/wk to make it approx 20 degrees F warmer than it would be without heat...moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring break
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
6 night min stay
$560
$2,400
Holiday week
May 1 - Feb 29, 2016
6 night min stay
$560
$2,400
Non Holiday (3nights)
Mar 1 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$385
Non Holiday (4nights)
Mar 1 - Feb 28, 2018
4 night min stay
$321
Non Holiday (5nights)
Mar 1 - Feb 28, 2019
5 night min stay
$283
Non Holiday (6nights)
Mar 1 - Feb 29, 2020
6 night min stay
$258

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $89
  • Extra Bed Set Up (each) $25 + tax
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

The non holiday weekly rate of $1650 reflects a discounted nightly rate for staying an entire week. The nightly rate discount is less as the total number of nights you stay, go from 7 down to the min 3.

The same goes for the holiday and spring break weekly rate. This nightly rate will be the most expensive at 3 nights, and the least expensive (discounted) for staying the entire week

Thanks, Miguel

Reservation deposit is $750.00 for Non Holiday weeks (Due within 5 days)

Reservation deposit is $1000.00 for Holiday weeks (Due within 5 days of reservation)

Half of the remaining balance is due 60 days prior to your arrival, the other half is due 30 days prior.


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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International (TPA)
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ricks on the River
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rocky Point Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-275
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ricks on the River
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Davis Islands

Car: Necessary

Only 2 miles upstream from the Tampa Convention Center, Close to Historic Ybor City (Culture, food, shopping, nightlife), Shopping Malls (International and Westshore Plaza), Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Festivals, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Florida Aquarium, St. Pete Times Forum (Hockey,Concerts,and Arena Football), Big Cat Rescue, Raymond James Stadium (Home of the Buccaneers), Museums, Art Galleries, Restaurants, Lowrey Park Zoo, Fair Grounds, USF, University of Tampa, Golf Courses, Beaches, MacDill AFB, Tampa Bay Downs, Hard Rock Casino, Tropicana Field (Home of the Rays), Downtown Tampa,

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I'm a retired Tampa police officer. My career was dedicated to helping people in need. This career was rewarding in many ways. The good feeling inside from helping others in need is just one example. I now manage my long term rental properties, and this one vacation rental. I really does give me a similarly good feeling by being able to share my tropical paradise with nice families, and to help make their vacations just a little bit nicer by having this amazing property to enjoy.

Why the Owner Chose Tampa:
It's truely a tropical paradise located in the heart of historic Tampa. It's 3/4 acre private riverfront property provides a peaceful, tranquil environment in which to relax after a long day of active tourism.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Being in the heart of the city, but secluded in a quiet nieghborhood along the beautiful Hillsborough river. This is absolutely the perfect location!! You can go just minutes in any direction and find anything you would need......golf, shopping, dining, pub's, etc


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Another amazing sunset over the beautiful Koi pond

    Another amazing sunset over the beautiful Koi pond

  • Enormous sparkling pool and soothing hot tub

    Enormous sparkling pool and soothing hot tub

  • After dark, the yard is transformed into an enchanted paradise!

    After dark, the yard is transformed into an enchanted paradise!

  • Our resident gecko keeps a watchful eye over the pool

    Our resident gecko keeps a watchful eye over the pool

  • Palms, Bird of Paradise, Magnolias, Banana Plants, Bamboo...

    Palms, Bird of Paradise, Magnolias, Banana Plants, Bamboo...

  • Sunsets are always Amazing!

    Sunsets are always Amazing!

  • Light it up, the fish will come!

    Light it up, the fish will come!

  • Game room will provide hours of fun for everyone!

    Game room will provide hours of fun for everyone!

  • 200' of river front, on 3/4 acre. Truely a private paradise!

    200' of river front, on 3/4 acre. Truely a private paradise!

  • Happy hour is served at this lovely poolside cabana bar.

    Happy hour is served at this lovely poolside cabana bar.

  • More than enough room in the huge 2nd master suite.

    More than enough room in the huge 2nd master suite.

  • Double shower & sink complete this gorgeous master bath

    Double shower & sink complete this gorgeous master bath

  • Crown Jewel of Tampa (according to Mayor Iorio) The Hillsborough River

    Crown Jewel of Tampa (according to Mayor Iorio) The Hillsborough River

  • Huge covered pavillion for entertaining and/or relaxing

    Huge covered pavillion for entertaining and/or relaxing

  • Comfortable red leather sofa has room for the entire family!

    Comfortable red leather sofa has room for the entire family!

  • Leopard skin pool table is a frequent topic of conversation

    Leopard skin pool table is a frequent topic of conversation

  • The underwater lights bring the fish!

    The underwater lights bring the fish!

  • Large bedrooms w/huge closets. This one has a weight set!

    Large bedrooms w/huge closets. This one has a weight set!

  • Incredible views from the master!

    Incredible views from the master!

  • Beautiful waterfall, and a bridge over the tranquil koi pond

    Beautiful waterfall, and a bridge over the tranquil koi pond

  • Looking back from the dock shows the privacy at this tropical oasis

    Looking back from the dock shows the privacy at this tropical oasis

  • Poolside cabana bar has a lovely view

    Poolside cabana bar has a lovely view

  • French doors, leather sofa, and a work station in 600 sq ft master suite

    French doors, leather sofa, and a work station in 600 sq ft master suite

  • Spacious kitchen seats 8, and exits to poolside cabana bar w/ gas grill

    Spacious kitchen seats 8, and exits to poolside cabana bar w/ gas grill

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Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/01/2015
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