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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: 07/11/2014
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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!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage

          Suitability

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

          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

              • Game Room
              • Games For Kids
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Video Game Console
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • 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

              • 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

              • DVD Player:

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

              • Pool Table:

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

              • 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

              • Romantic
              • Family

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Waterfront:

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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

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

                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Study Room
                  • Alarm System
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment
                  • Parking Off Street:

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

                  • Clothes Dryer:

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

                  • 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

                  • Towels Provided:

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

                  • 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

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Kitchen

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

                      Outside

                      • 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

                      • Bicycles:

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

                      • Outdoor Grill:

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

                      • 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

                      • Boat:

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

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

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

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Just some pool floats and noodles ...moreless

                      • Wood Deck
                      • Boat Dock
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Terrace
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Raft

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Spa Whirlpool
                      • 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

                      • 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

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 23 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Non Holiday
                      May 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $385
                      $1,650
                      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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                      Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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

                      $258 - $560 per night (USD)
                      23

                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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