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Private Pool House W/Spa-Quiet Area-Mins. from Sponge Docks-Beaches-Golf-Fishing

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Palm Harbor house description

Experience all the Gulf Coast of Florida has to offer from your private pool house located in a quiet neighborhood just minutes from historic downtown Tarpon Springs--- an old Florida, Greek-American community.

As your home base, this newly purchased, decorated and furnished house provides the comforts and conveniences of home, promising a relaxed and rejuvenating experience. The spacious L-shaped classic Florida design places the bedrooms on opposite sides of the premise, ensuring privacy and solitude while providing ample common space in between for all.

Centrally located, the modern, fully equipped kitchen provides plenty of room to join (or watch) the 'chef of the day'. Hang out at the breakfast bar or enjoy your morning coffee or evening beverage at the pub table in the kitchen nook. In addition, the open, adjoining dining room easily seats eight for meals or for a family evening of board games and socializing.

Moving into the living room, decorated with artwork in vibrant hues from local artists, cozy up on the two couches for an ideal escape in front of the large 48' LED Smart TV with your favorite program on cable, Netflix or Blu-Ray DVD. To the side, unwind to read, play cards, compete at Scrabble or simply draw these two over-stuffed chairs up to the TV area to join the crowd.

Calm colors in each bedroom encourage restful sleep. On one side of the house, the quest bedroom, equipped with a 32' LED flat screen TV, has a new queen size bed with a memory foam mattress for your comfort. The en suite has a large stall shower. On the other side of the house, the master bedroom also has a 32' cable TV and a new king size memory foam mattress on the bed. The en suite has double sinks and a shower/tub combination. The third bedroom---great for kids---has two love seats which convert to twin beds and shares the master bath. If not needed as a bedroom, curl up with a good book, set up your laptop (using the full house WiFi), or just get away to watch a different channel. The premise if fully air-conditioned, and ceiling fans are liberally placed throughout.

On a hot Florida day, there's nothing better than a screen-enclosed lanai and pool, surrounded by towering tropical plants. Relax with a sherbert---or drink--- in hand on the lanai. Take a leisurely dip, play Marco Polo with the kids, or get a workout with laps in the pool. There are stairs and a shallow end for the little ones---or for some of us 'older ones' who really want to enter slowly! The attached, heated spa is perfect for stiff muscles, cooler evenings or just warm-ups between swims. It's totally worth it if you're looking to unwind. Use the new, large, gas grill if going out to dinner is just not in the plans.

A double car garage and a laundry room are available for your needs.

This destination offers everything for every type of traveler---from the adventurous to those with no real destination or time frame in mind. Go deep sea fishing on a charter boat or kayak quietly through coves on Lake Tarpon. Stroll the downtown area of Tarpon Springs, a slow-paced fishing village-- a blend of Greek traditions, colorful canary yellow, deep salmon or enchanting turquoise shops, markets and restaurants. Walk across the street to the nationally known Sponge Docks and charter a boat or buy tickets for a dolphin cruise or an evening dinner and sunset cruise or even a gambling cruise out on the Gulf. Take a day trip to Busch Gardens or over to Orlando to Disney World, Sea World, or Universal Studios. Take a few minutes drive to Fred Howard Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, throw down your towels or beach chairs and relax in understated tropical comfort where its super-fine white sand and crystal-clear, calm waters await you to bask on an ever-sunny beach and then stay for the breathtaking sunset over the Gulf. Golf the world class PGA course at Innisbrook or blend in with the local golfers at the Tarpon Springs course in town or any of the other numerous courses in the area.

And the food! Enjoy the presentation of numerous traditional Greek restaurants for a culinary adventure or sample the ocean-to-table seafood of this area intricately tied to sea. After a day of wandering one of the best treasures of the old, cobbled stone sections of town perusing antique and gift stores, be sure to head back to dockside to the Greek bakeries for evening desserts--- incredibly scrumptious and, of course, low calorie!

A memorable trip occurs when the unexpected happens, when you truly get lost in a good way. Tarpon Springs offers you a little-discovered alternative to the crowds with easy access to all possibilities.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1735 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            As this is a quiet neighborhood, we request a minimum age of 25 for primary renter....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Suitable for the elderly or infirm in this single level dwelling....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Please consider the safety factor of the pool for non-swimmers....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please feel free to smoke outside on the lanai or front porch....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please call the owner to discuss....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Games
          • Books
          • Video Games:

            Sony Playstation 3 and various games...moreless

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Gambling Casinos
          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          local services and businesses

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

          sports and adventure activities

          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Snorkeling
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining:

                The dining room easily seats 8-10 people....moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking
              • Living Room

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Lawn / Garden

              Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Low season
              Jul 18 - Oct 31, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $975 $2,650
              High Season
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,400 $3,800
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Cleaning Fee $85
              • Pet Fee $100
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              Weekly rates from $975 to $1,400

              Monthly rates from 2,650 to $3,800


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              Last updated: 08/20/2014
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              Location

              25.24 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tampa International Airport
              8.43 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Caladesi Island Ferry
              2.61 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Jolley Trolley--from Tarpons Springs to Clearwater
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 19N
              4.09 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Fred Howard Park
              2.61 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Lagerhead Bar and Grill
              1.1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
              2.77 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Ballyhoo's

              Car: Necessary

              GOLF---You may want to challenge yourself locally to the PGA course at Innisbrook (1.1 miles) or other area courses---Tarpon Springs Golf Course (1.22 m) or Crescent Oaks Country Club (6.93 m) or Cypress Run Golf Club (4.89 m). MANY other courses are available in the immediate area.

              BEACHES--Fred Howard Park (4.09 m) in Tarpon Springs is the closest of the world class beaches stretching down the Gulf of Mexico. Venture south to Dunedin and take the Causeway to Honeymoon Island State Park (8.43 m) OR take the ferry from Honeymoon Island to Caladesi Island (a #1 pick on Dr. Beach's List). Just a little further south is Clearwater Beach (14.6m).

              SPECTATOR SPORTS--Baseball Spring Training--(within 60ish miles)--Toronto Blue Jays (Dunedin--8.78 m), Philadelphia Phillies (Clearwater--12.15 m), New York Yankees (Tampa--21.14 m), Pittsburgh Pirates (Bradenton--51.73), Detroit Tigers (Lakeland--60.11m) and Baltimore Orioles (Sarasota--62.38 m).

              Regular season---You have a choice of Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Tampa Bay Rays games on home rinks, fields or courts.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: My husband, Michael, and I live in Binghamton, New York, where we grew up, raised our two children, and retired from our careers as teachers. Our son, Jonathan, still lives in NY, but Alison, our daughter, has forsaken the winters of the Northeast for the Sunshine State of Florida. She refuses to move back, hence our need to consider a second home in Florida!

              Why the Owner Chose Palm Harbor:
              We have visited our daughter a number of times since her move south and always enjoyed the varied and numerous activities so different from home. However, we never considered purchasing until she moved from the Tampa area to Tarpon Springs. We love this area---a fishing village with old Florida charm. Eventually, we'll leave the Northeast, too, and settle here-----just not yet!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Well, OUR unique benefit with this house is that Alison lives right down the street-----close enough to watch the house, mow the lawn and clean the pool! She's our Property Manager and is committed to taking care of any of your needs.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Spa cascading into pool

                Spa cascading into pool

              • Drive up to your vacation!

                Drive up to your vacation!

              • Relax on the lanai

                Relax on the lanai

              • 48' Smart TV with cable, Netflix and Blu-Ray DVD--also whole house WiFi

                48' Smart TV with cable, Netflix and Blu-Ray DVD--also whole house WiFi

              • View from couch to dining area

                View from couch to dining area

              • Master en suite (shared w/ twin bedroom)---double sinks, tub/shower combo

                Master en suite (shared w/ twin bedroom)---double sinks, tub/shower combo

              • Queen bedroom with TV, ceiling fan, and walk-in closet

                Queen bedroom with TV, ceiling fan, and walk-in closet

              • Dining area with comfortable seating for 8 to 10

                Dining area with comfortable seating for 8 to 10

              • Pub table seating area in kitchen nook

                Pub table seating area in kitchen nook

              • Living room view from the dining room table

                Living room view from the dining room table

              • One of the many street fairs--Tarpon Springs

                One of the many street fairs--Tarpon Springs

              • Sunset progressing above the white sands

                Sunset progressing above the white sands

              • Front yard of spacious corner lot

                Front yard of spacious corner lot

              • Pool surrounded by screen and tropical plants

                Pool surrounded by screen and tropical plants

              • Evening in the living room

                Evening in the living room

              • Sitting area in living room

                Sitting area in living room

              • King master bedroom, 32' LED cable TV, ceiling fan, walk-in closet

                King master bedroom, 32' LED cable TV, ceiling fan, walk-in closet

              • Side view of bedroom with twin fold-out love seats--32' cable TV, ceiling fan

                Side view of bedroom with twin fold-out love seats--32' cable TV, ceiling fan

              • Queen en suite with shower

                Queen en suite with shower

              • Overlooking the breakfast bar into the kitchen

                Overlooking the breakfast bar into the kitchen

              • Chef 'supervision' vantage point

                Chef 'supervision' vantage point

              • Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

                Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

              • Evening at Fred Howard Beach on the Gulf of Mexico

                Evening at Fred Howard Beach on the Gulf of Mexico

              • Finished product!  Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico

                Finished product! Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico

              $975 - $1,400 per week (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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