Idyllic Country Retreat with Pool, Gazebo(27 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8
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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Member since: 2009
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- 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
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Paper Towels
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Beach Towels
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning fee $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 12%
There is a one-time cleaning fee of $150 and a one-time pet fee of $50 per pet, if applicable.
Optional interim light housecleaning service is available on request -- cleaning bathrooms, floors, change of linens -- $75.
Rates are seasonal, ranging from $800-$900 per week and $2350-2800 per month. Rates are for up to 6 people. A $10 per person/per night fee for each additional person. Maximum occupancy: 8 people. 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.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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.
So spacious & relaxing you won't want to leave.
Wake up to a sunny dining room with a view.
Downstairs bedroom has queen bed, reading chair and own TV.
Loft with antique full bed doubles as fourth bedroom and quiet getaway.
Twin daybed with trundle in 3rd bedroom/sitting room upstairs.
Rocking Chair Porch & Florida Country Charm
Young hawk is among the many raptors born and raised at Country Retreat.
Huge fully equipped country kitchen.
Enter a warm and inviting experience.
Family room with fireplace opens onto the pool.
Upstairs bedroom sleeps 3 with queen brass bed and twin daybed.
View of horse pasture from the back deck.
Meet the neighbors. Owls and other raptors make their home here year round.
Spring brings fledglings out of their nests, while nature abounds year round.
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