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Relax Under The Oaks 3 Houses From The Bay

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

3 BR/2BA Home Located 3 Houses From The Bay

Relax under the oaks and enjoy the charm of Safety Harbor. This vacation home is located 3 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 8 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 2 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).

This vacation home features a roomy eat in kitchen with island cooktop and eat at bar with 4 bar stools. There are 3 bedrooms (sleeps up to 6), 2 full bathrooms (one with shower/tub and one with walk-in shower), an indoor laundry room with full size washer and dryer. The master is furnished with a king bed, the 2nd bedroom is furnished with a full size bed and the 3rd bedroom is furnished with a queen bed.

More Details

Lori Heffner
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Lori Heffner

I moved to this home in Safety Harbor in 1999 from one block away because I loved Safety Harbor and this neighborhood so much. I made this place 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've since moved closer to my tennis facility, but when I can't play tennis anymore, I'll be back in Safety Harbor.

Lori Heffner purchased this house in 1999

Why Lori Heffner chose Bay Towne

This home is tucked away in a neighborhood just 3 houses from the bay under the canopy of the oaks. 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.

What makes this house unique

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.


Bay Towne House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No burning of candles due to potential fire hazard.
  • Any pets are only allowed with the permission of the owner and payment of refundable pet deposit and cleaning fee with pet.
  • There is no smoking in the house or in the screened lanai.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Double bed with memory foam topper.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed with a feather bed topper.
  • Sleeps up to 6 in beds/bedrooms - ceiling fans in all bedrooms. There is a pack 'n play port-a-crib as well as a crib available upon request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Ceiling fans in all rooms including kitchen and living room


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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Relax Under The Oaks 3 Houses From The Bay
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Originally from Florida, we have been coming here for a couple of years now. The location is wonderful ! Close to the park and walking trails. Very pedestrian friendly. Lori is great! Very accommodating. If you ever need anything or have a problem , she takes care of it.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

The home is perfectly located to walk to the bay, the Phillipee park, and downtown.

Our dogs loved the lush tropical surroundings.

Spacious house that we would highly recommend for a family with pets.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nice house, roomy. Great location. Owner is excellent with communication & I felt that if there was a problem (there wasn't) that it would be taken care of quickly.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cozy house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week in this awesome house, the trees were just breath taking. the house is on a very beautiful and quiet street with friendly neighbors. Great location, Walking distance to restaurants, pubs and the beautiful park just around the block . Lori was a wonderful host, checking on us to see if there was anything we needed. She even provided us with bikes. The house is stocked with everything you need right down to the beach towels and beach chairs. We will defiantly be returning sooner then later, hopefully in October. Thank you Lori for you wonderful hospitality.

Teresa & Robert Shadwick

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time, a beautiful house in a beautiful town!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home in a convenient location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay for families and friends. A 3 bedroom 2 bath house that is comfortable with great restaurants nearby. I'd stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa International (TPA) & St Pete/Clearwater
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Clearwater Beach

Located 3 houses from Tampa Bay and walking distance to Phillippe Park, Safety Harbor Resort & Spa and Main Street Safety Harbor.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

Cleaning Fee for 2018 is $130

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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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