This ground floor condo is situated in East Lake Woodlands in a gated community in the Oldsmar/Palm Harbor area. The condo has been recently updated and includes all the amenities; cable TV in living room and master bedroom, Wireless Internet Connectivity, Telephone, microwave, washer/dryer and waste disposal. It is fully furnished including linens and towels. Tampa airport is 20 minutes away, Honeymoon Island State Park is a 10 minute drive and Frank Howard beach in Tarpon Springs is a 23 minute drive. It’s situated in a natural setting with abundant wildlife and Florida flowers and plants, but convenient to local shopping, restaurants, bars, cinema, walking trails and the Pinellas bicycle trail. The area boasts two championship 18 hole golf courses, tennis courts and two outdoor pools.
Area Background: East Lake Woodlands in Oldsmar is well situated between the urban environment of Tampa and the quiet beach communities north of Clearwater. The condo is in a gated community that includes single family homes, townhouses and condos. The two golf courses on the property and the untouched nature areas make it ideal as a get away destination that is also convenient. Shopping is less than a mile from the property, cinemas, race track, flea market and restaurants offer several diversions and interests. There are bike lanes on the major roads starting from route 19 going west and these intersect with the Pinellas bike trail in a less than a twenty minute ride. The beaches in Palm Harbor and Tarpon Springs are all reachable in a less than thirty minutes by car.
My wife and I recently stayed with our two children, ages 3 and 1. My oldest son used the second bedroom, and the master bedroom was large enough to hold a pack and play for our youngest (they are on different sleep schedules, so separating them allowed them each to sleep when they needed.
We were in town to visit family who live nearby. The Grandparents would come visit with us during the day, eat meals, etc. My father-in-law uses a walker, and it was very easy for him to come into/out of the condo. All the furniture was comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked, and the whole place was very clean.
The neighborhood felt very safe, and there are two different pools that are about a 5-minute walk from the condo. It is also very close to a grocery store and a Target to get supplies.
Ray, the owner was great to deal with, and made the whole process easy.
The only minor complaint I have is that when we arrived, one of the neighbors had parked in our parking spot, but after speaking with the neighbors, it was all taken care of.
We hope to stay again.
Having been born and raised in the Tampa area, I am very familiar with the Eastlake Woodlands Community and over the years we have seen how Oldsmar has grown. This condo is convenient to Tampa and Tarpon Springs, where our families live. The unit has been well maintained and has all the amenities you could want or need. The owners were very accommodating with our scheduled stay, which made our visit a joyful one.
We highly recommend this condo as a great get away and a place to have a relaxing time. Our only regret - the stay was too short!
Jeanee & John
My wife and I, and our 3 year old son, very much enjoyed our stay at this Oldsmar condo this summer. It is conveniently located just outside of Clearwater so it was an easy commute each day to the beaches and other water attractions. By the way, If you have a small child, I highly recommend the Spray Ground in Dunedin (about 20 min away). It is free and hours of fun for little ones. Our son still talks about it!
The condo is also just a few minutes away from a grocery store and other conveniences, like restaurants and shopping. And it is about 25 min or so from Tampa airport.
The condo itself was clean and well taken care of. Everything was as described or better. For example, I would say it is more spacious then I thought it would be based on the photos. You'll find everything you need, including towels and linens.
The community the condo is in is also very nice, well taken care of and quiet. There are 2 pools in the community that are within walking distance and looked very nice. We always chose to go to the beach so I can't really review them other than to say they looked nice.
Overall I would rate this condo a convenient, well appointed and very nice home!
The condo was comfortable and very convenient. The Eastlake Woodlands community is close to all key amenities and less than 20 minutes from one of the best beach in the continental US (Honeymoon Beach and Caladesi Island). We enjoyed the stay and would return in the future for another stay in this property. The week was an excellent value and everything was as presented in the Ad for the property.
The condo is very clean and has a new carpet! It has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 1 of the bathrooms has a tub/shower and the other has just a shower. The lanai is great and has a good view from it! The new flat screen T.V is a great plus to the condo! Also, it's in a very safe community. The nature around it is beautiful! We really enjoyed our stay at this condo!!!!!
Other Activities: Race Track, Flea Market