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Last updated: 09/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy the charm of Safety Harbor. This recently furnished vacation rental home is just 5 houses from the bay and within walking distance of Safety Harbor's great restaurants and shops.

Centrally located to beaches (12 miles to spectacular Clearwater Beach), the two area airports (15 miles to Tampa International Airport or 10 miles to St Pete/Clearwater Airport) and Busch Gardens (22 miles).

Walk 7 short blocks along Tampa Bay to the Safety Harbor Spa, fishing pier, marina and Main Street. With all the wonderful new places to eat, there is now something for everyone. If you happen to be here on the 3rd Friday of the month, you can enjoy Safety Harbor's 3rd Friday outdoor street festival with live music at the gazebo and street vendors (food and arts/crafts)

Walk 3 short blocks north along Tampa Bay to the south entrance of Phillippe Park (walking, biking, picnic areas, small beach area, boat ramp, Indian burial grounds and Count Phillippe's grave).

If you can live without a dishwasher, this cozy clean home should have just about everything else you might need to make your stay comfortable.

This home sleeps up to 6 people (two bedrooms plus sleeper sofa in the family room).

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1180 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Fenced backyard...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please no smoking inside or on screened lanai...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Bedroom has a TV and a King with pillow top mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Bedroom has a Queen size bed with memory foam topper...moreless

  • There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms. There is a pack 'n play porta-crib available upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Newly renovated, this bathroom has a tub and shower, new vanity, new toilet and new fixtures...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable/internet/wifi...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TVs in family room and master bedroom...moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size dryer in laundry room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens for the 3 beds...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Family room has flat screen TV (cable/internet/wifi) and a Queen size sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of off street parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washing machine in laundry room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Microwave:

    Built in microwave above stove...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic herbs and spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New french door refrigerator with ice and filtered water...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct - Dec 2016
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$115
$675 $2,100
Jan 2017
Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$2,600
Feb 2017
Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2017
27 night min stay

$2,600
Mar 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$2,600
Apr 2017
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$120
$800 $2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $85 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Taxes starting in 2016 are 13%

CANCELLATION POLICY:

For bookings of 7 days or less - Full refund if cancelled at least 30 days in advance.

For bookings of 8 days up to 29 days - Full refund if cancelled at least 60 days in advance and the owner is able to rebook the full timeframe; otherwise a partial refund will be provided for the period that was rebooked.

For bookings of 30 days or more - Full refund if cancelled at least 90 days in advance and the owner is able to rebook the full timeframe; otherwise a partial refund will be provided for the period that was rebooked.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/15/2016
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
St Pete/Clearwater Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many choices on/off Main Street
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many choices on/off Main Street
11 Miles
Nearest Beach
Clearwater Beach

Farmer's Market:

Fresh produce, fresh flowers, and other healthy foods fill the gazebo in John Wilson Park every Thursday from October to May.

Thursdays, 10/18/13 - 5/30/14

9:00am-1:30pm

John Wilson Park (by the Gazebo)

3rd Friday (3rd Friday of every month) - Street festival (Main Street) live music and vendors (food and other)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: I moved to Safety Harbor with the purchase of this home in 1996. I fell in love with Safety Harbor and between this home and another home one block away, I made Safety Harbor my home for 18 years. My neighbors became my family here. I love being outdoors and the weather in Florida and the beaches make an outdoor lifestyle unbeatable. When I'm not working, you can most likely find me on the tennis courts. I have since moved closer to my tennis courts. Once I can't play tennis anymore, I'll be back in Safety Harbor.

Why the Owner Chose Safety Harbor, FL, USA:
Safety Harbor is a unique blend of small town with easy access to airports, downtown Tampa and the beaches. What a great little corner of the world this is.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is tucked away in a little neighborhood just 5 houses from the bay. I have loved being able to walk along Bayshore to Phillippe Park, the Safety Harbor Spa, the fishing pier (where you can often see Manatees) and the marina or any of the restaurants and bars that have cropped up on Main Street.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • A peach nestled in Safety Harbor

    A peach nestled in Safety Harbor

  • Walk just 4 houses to the bay

    Walk just 4 houses to the bay

  • Dining room seats up to 6

    Dining room seats up to 6

  • Kitchen has range and built in microwave (but no dishwasher)

    Kitchen has range and built in microwave (but no dishwasher)

  • Kitchen opens out to Family Room with TV and Queen size Sleeper Sofa

    Kitchen opens out to Family Room with TV and Queen size Sleeper Sofa

  • Queen size Sleeper Sofa

    Queen size Sleeper Sofa

  • Eat at kitchen counter

    Eat at kitchen counter

  • Master has a 20 inch flat screen TV

    Master has a 20 inch flat screen TV

  • 2nd BR vanity

    2nd BR vanity

  • Relax and enjoy morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail on the screened lanai

    Relax and enjoy morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail on the screened lanai

  • Walking along Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island

    Walking along Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island

  • Safety Harbor sunrise on my walk along the bay

    Safety Harbor sunrise on my walk along the bay

  • The beautiful canopy of oak trees as you walk to the bay

    The beautiful canopy of oak trees as you walk to the bay

  • Dining room has a window that looks out to the front

    Dining room has a window that looks out to the front

  • New counter depth refrigerator now makes this a two butt kitchen :-)

    New counter depth refrigerator now makes this a two butt kitchen :-)

  • Family Room TV (39 inch flat screen with cable/internet/wifi)

    Family Room TV (39 inch flat screen with cable/internet/wifi)

  • Door to laundry room and screened lanai

    Door to laundry room and screened lanai

  • Master has a King size bed with pillow top mattress

    Master has a King size bed with pillow top mattress

  • 2nd bedroom has a Queen size bed with memory foam

    2nd bedroom has a Queen size bed with memory foam

  • Bathroom has a tub and shower with new vanity, new fixtures and a new toilet

    Bathroom has a tub and shower with new vanity, new fixtures and a new toilet

  • Laundry room has a full size washer and dryer and utility sink

    Laundry room has a full size washer and dryer and utility sink

  • Sunset on Clearwater Beach from a friend's condo

    Sunset on Clearwater Beach from a friend's condo

VRBO #500010

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/15/2016

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