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Charming Downtown Bungalow, 'the Blue Heron'

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Enjoy your morning coffee and evening entertaining in this beautiful setting.

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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:14-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our cozy Spa home sits under shady Florida live oaks and is only a few blocks to main street Safety Harbor.

A hidden gem within walking distance to all of Safety Harbor's shops, restaurants and beautiful Tampa Bay.

An inviting front patio deck entrance serves as a special spot to entertain or relax. Interior designed with Ethan Allen furniture.

Included with rental are, limited Safety Harbor Resort & Spa passes.

The spa offers a variety of classes including yoga, stretching, water aerobics, weight room, dance classes and fitness classes. The three heated pools provide an opportunity for laps, leisure and or water aerobics . The spa also is within walking distance to the house and provides a unique daily retreat.

The spa is known for: “where healing waters flow” tm

Rejuvenate yourself with spa visits, golf, nature walks and sunsets.

Centrally located 15-30 minutes to airports, beautiful gulf beaches and golf.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please smoke on the outdoor deck only !...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved small pet allowed with security deposit....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Master bedroom queen size bed, designer furniture, quality linens. Flat screen television with Ruko and access to Netflix and Amazon Prime. 2nd bedroom: standard bed an computer workstation...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    The house include a water softener system....moreless

  • All towels are provided.

Other Amenities

  • Pool, Jacuzzi, steam & sauna limited spa guess passes., Home includes newly refinished hardwood floors and Anderson windows....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library cards to the our Safety Harbor library are included....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Brighthouse & Pandora on smart TV...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Includes HBO...moreless

  • Television:

    2 Flat screen televisions.The TV room has a 55 inch smart TV....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room table can accommodate up to six....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central a/c and heat. In addition if you prefer all rooms have ceiling fans....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Brighthouse...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Desk top...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Outdoor carport...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Brighthouse ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Brighthouse...moreless

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

    Covered carport for one vehicle...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Brighthouse...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Stack-able washer dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Completely equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Completely equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Kitchenaid...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    All new stainless steel appliances: stove, refrigerator, microwave dishwasher. All cookware & dishware....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New Kitchenaid...moreless

  • Oven:

    Convection or standard...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New Kitchenaid French door 22 sq foot . ...moreless

  • Stove:

    New Kitchenaid gas 5 burner range....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Entertaining on our new Belgard paver front patio deck. Enjoy your morning coffee, a lazy lunch or evening cocktails. It is also the perfect spot to enjoy that good book on comfy outdoor wicker furniture....moreless

  • Golf:

    Many public courses very close to the house....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer season
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2016
14 night min stay

$700 $2,400
Winter Season
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
30 night min stay

$2,600
High Season
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$3,000
My Standard Rate
14 night min stay

$750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable pet security $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $100

Notes:

Management apartment on site.

Cancellation policy:

Full refund if cancelled at least 60 days in advance and the owner is able to re-book the full time-frame; otherwise a partial refund will be provided for the period that was re-booked.

Full refund if cancelled at least 90 days in advance and the owner is able to re-book the full time-frame; otherwise a partial refund will be provided for the period that was re-booked.

Payments made by check.

Security deposits at time of booking.

50% due 90 days out.

100% due 30 days out.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 19
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Clearwater Beach

Car: Recommended

All within 30 to45 minutes:

Spring training for:

New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays

link :springtrainingonline.com

Rated # 1 & 2 beaches in US: Fort Desoto Park & Caladesi Island State Park

Link: floridasbeach.com

Parks include:

Philippe Park/Fred Howard Park/Fort Desoto park

link :pinellascounty.org/park/locations.htm

Numerous Public and semi-private golf courses.

Link: http://www.floridagolferguide.com

Tarpon Springs Greek community & Sponge docks,

Pinellas trail for biking / blading

link: pinellascounty.org/trailgd/default.htm,

Historic Ybor City. (old cigar factories)

link: ybor.org

Other activities close by include:rutheckerdhall.com,

Tampa Ray Downs,

salvadordalimuseum.org

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Steve and Melissa are business owners. Steve's company is in the entertainment industry and Melissa owns a equipment leasing corporation.

Why the Owner Chose Safety Harbor, FL, USA:
Our home is 20 minutes to Tampa International, yet centrally located to the beach, golf, biking and baseball. Safety Harbor is the hidden gem of 'old Florida' If you are looking for just R&R at the Spa or all the activities you can manage,our home provides easy access to all.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Never having to leave Safety Harbor. You have it all! Needing a peaceful hideaway to recover from the stress of our daily lives. Make time for yourself. Golf, fish, hike, bike or just to nothing. Or if your wish take a walk to the Spa to enjoy all the amenities and classes. Enjoy the Florida outdoors Kayaking Tampa Bay among the manatees. Relaxing under the live oaks and hanging Spanish moss and enjoying entertaining in a friendly outdoor setting.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Enjoy your morning coffee and evening entertaining in this beautiful setting.

    Enjoy your morning coffee and evening entertaining in this beautiful setting.

  • Another view of entry into the living room.

    Another view of entry into the living room.

  • Our newly remodeled kitchen facing the back entertainment room.

    Our newly remodeled kitchen facing the back entertainment room.

  • The kitchen features a 22 sq ft refrigerator and pro- line gas range.

    The kitchen features a 22 sq ft refrigerator and pro- line gas range.

  • Second bedroom with computer workstation

    Second bedroom with computer workstation

  • Rear TV room with full Anderson windows

    Rear TV room with full Anderson windows

  • Enjoying the Safety Harbor Spa pool. The outdoor Tiki bar is a great spot for lunch and libations.

    Enjoying the Safety Harbor Spa pool. The outdoor Tiki bar is a great spot for lunch and libations.

  • Steve and the pooches enjoying our new beautiful entry patio.

    Steve and the pooches enjoying our new beautiful entry patio.

  • Relax under our pergola watching the Sulfur butterflies & matching Cassia tree.

    Relax under our pergola watching the Sulfur butterflies & matching Cassia tree.

  • Out front watching the Zebra Longwing butterflys.

    Out front watching the Zebra Longwing butterflys.

  • Our Bromeliads in full bloom. September 2014

    Our Bromeliads in full bloom. September 2014

  • Enjoy comfortable seating with a good book. Our entry lanai and bar area.

    Enjoy comfortable seating with a good book. Our entry lanai and bar area.

  • Living room & dining room with hardwood flooring.

    Living room & dining room with hardwood flooring.

  • Newly remodeled kitchen facing the dining room.

    Newly remodeled kitchen facing the dining room.

  • Designer appointed master bedroom includes queen bed and hardwood floors.

    Designer appointed master bedroom includes queen bed and hardwood floors.

  • Bathroom with large shower.

    Bathroom with large shower.

  • Airy rear family room with pine planking hardwood floor. 50 inch smart TV

    Airy rear family room with pine planking hardwood floor. 50 inch smart TV

  • Safety Harbor Spa  guest passes included.
Enjoy the healing waters and spa classes.

    Safety Harbor Spa guest passes included. Enjoy the healing waters and spa classes.

  • We spend many hours on the front entry asking ourselves where did the day go.

    We spend many hours on the front entry asking ourselves where did the day go.

  • The ideal spot for evening cocktails. 'Book club' meeting held regularly.

    The ideal spot for evening cocktails. 'Book club' meeting held regularly.

  • Just down the street watch the manatees from our Safety Harbor pier.

    Just down the street watch the manatees from our Safety Harbor pier.

VRBO #102521

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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