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CREEKSIDE RETREAT IN PRESTIGIOUS DOWNTOWN SAFETY HARBOR

Valerie Mahan

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, italian
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Valerie Mahan

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014
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CREEKSIDE RETREAT IN PRESTIGIOUS DOWNTOWN SAFETY HARBOR

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Safety Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Florida Room, 2 full Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Relaxing creekside retreat one block off Tampa Bay, across from the new Mullet Creek Nature Park and kitty corner from Safety Harbor Spa and Resort in the prestigious village atmosphere of downtown Safety Harbor. Residence overlooks Mullet Creek and is surrounded by two acres of beautiful nature and oak trees of 'Old Florida'.

We are walking distance to spa, library, parks, marina, restaurants, shopping and more. Also enjoy walking / biking / blading trail, tennis, golf, kayaking, fishing and boating.

The home is only 15-20 minutes to airports, beautiful gulf beaches, parks, golf courses, sport events as well as Spring Training (for New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays).

Features include: * Newly furnished with appliances & houseware included

* Easy commute to Tampa International Airport, St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport and all major cities (Tampa, St.Petersburg, Clearwater, Oldsmar, Tarpon Springs, and more).

* Special arrangements can be made to help plan golf, tennis, kayak, jet ski, bicycle, and fishing plans.

* We are a pet-friendly vacation rental, you will have the ability to spend quality time with your whole family, including your favorite pet! Come, enjoy and relax!!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Valerie Mahan (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear John & Valerie - My sister and I enjoyed our stay at your lovely home. This is our second stay here. You've done a great job with this house. It is such a pleasure to stay here. I love the fact that everything is so immaculate! There was nothing that we wanted or needed that you didn't have here. I sure hope we left everything in the house to your liking. We sure to hope to have the opportunity to stay here again in the future. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family!
Dec 2013
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.7
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Creekside Retreat in Prestigious Downtown Safety Harbor
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 25 reviews
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Creekside Retreat in Prestigious Downtown Safety Harbor
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Safety Harbor Clearwater Area
5

Fantastic, relaxing and overall great stay!

  • 5 of 5
I took my wife to this magical city after I had been there twice for conferences. We both needed a break and this was just the venue. The house was great - walked in the door and we felt totally relaxed. Over our stay we walked the town, looked at the scenery but mostly spent our time with our dog on the back terrace just relaxing and enjoying the view and the wildlife. Our dog was thoroughly relaxed and enjoyed the outdoor air and made sure that we spent the bulk of our time there. The house was well equipped and had many needed items to make our stay great. The town and the people were extremely friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed our interactions with them. We had a super time! i have a conference in Safety Harbor next year and we will probably be booking the house for that stay and mini vacation at the same time.
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p905607
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Safety Harbor Clearwater Area
Knoxville, TN
5

We love this cottage.

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed here twice now with our dogs and just love it. Valerie and John are outstanding owners and very helpful when we need help. We had some car issues on the last visit and they were there for us almost immediately! Valerie has left a special treat for us when we arrived each time and it makes me feel so welcomed. The house is very clean and comfortable. The location is outstanding. It is also roomy. I feel rejuvenated when we leave.
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are so happy you enjoyed our retreat in Safety Harbor once again! It is always so nice to talk to you both and we look forward to your next stay!
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Creekside Retreat in Prestigious Downtown Safety Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p905607
+1 -727 421-2572
Safety Harbor Clearwater Area
5

Comfortable, Private, Relaxing & you can walk to EVERYTHING!

Comfortable, Private, Relaxing & you can walk to EVERYTHING!
  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spend a lovely month in this very comfortable home (while our friends and family were caught in the polar vortex up north). We really can't say enough good things about it. The house is very comfortably furnished (a washer & dryer makes life so easy) and we found the owner to be very helpful and accommodating. She was a dream to work with! And the house itself is an incredible value and it is very pet friendly! Unfortunately, it is already booked for the same time next year when we had hoped to come back for 2 months!
This house is ideally located and we were really spoiled. There is a lovely art park directly across the street and the bay is about a block away with a very long, usually quiet road running a good length for leisurely walking. There's plenty of land around the house to walk your dog. Town is a 5 minute walk...library, spa, Starbucks, Cold Stone Creamry, and lots of yummy little restaurants. This is the first time we have rented a home in walking distance to so much and it has spoiled us.... we will never rent again in any area where we cannot walk to shops and restaurants.
If you do go out in the car, Fresh market, only a very short drive from the house is well worth a trip -- wish we had one back home. And you must try Mazzaro's Italian Market in St. Pete... daily handmade pasta and fresh roasted coffee beans, a wine room, every cooking item you will ever need from Italy and the BEST pastry counter in the world (try the Italian Rum Cream Cake $4 for a piece about 4x5 inches). There's St. Pete's Saturday market on the pier and up in Tarpon Springs are Hellas Bakery & Restaurant and Mama's Greek Cuisine (try them both). Over in Dunedin is Casa Tina for more-than-you-can-eat authentic Mexican food. For a non-food adventure, there's the lovely Florida Botanical Garden in Largo with a natural habitat area. And there's always a festival going on somewhere in the area. At John's Pass Village and Boardwalk in Madeira Beach, there's plenty of shopping and eating to pass an afternoon and, should one be so inclined, there are fishing trips that can be scheduled right from the boardwalk. And right next to Fresh Market on Enterprise is the Enterprise dog park.... probably one of the best in the country... with acres and acres of fenced-in wooded land and walking paths, dog fountains, a separate agility area and even an area to rinse off your dog if they become too adventuresome.
Thank you, Valerie!!!
  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We strive to help our guests relax and feel at home; and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in our Safety Harbor Retreat. It’s wonderful to hear you also enjoyed visiting so many great places/restaurants nearby; and we look forward to your next visit!
business
Creekside Retreat in Prestigious Downtown Safety Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p905607
+1 -727 421-2572
Safety Harbor Clearwater Area
5

Wonderful vacation place!

  • 5 of 5
This was my second stay at this wonderful retreat in Safety Harbor, FL. Spent minimum time there as I was out & about w/ friends, sight-seeing, etc. in Dunedin, Tarpon, Dade City, New Port Richey, St. Pete. All the amenities I needed, privacy, and a safe haven to call it a day. The owners are readily available but I did not need anything so did not see them this time. The washer/dryer were a nice plus this visit, as is the new park across the street. I love Safety Harbor. Wish I had never moved from here! Make sure you visit the local restaurants for some excellent food. Discovered historic St. Pete this trip - awesome! Excellent dining, museums, truly enjoyed my 3 days there. The sugar-free chocolate gelato @ Paciugo was heavenly! Best blue-cheese burger - The Hangar! Sally at the St. Pete. Museum of History is so very pleasant. Made our visit there even more special. Safety Harbor Grill still has the best steak, breakfast @ Paradise, lunch @ Christina's in NPR, Kafe Kokopelli & the Angel Tea Room in Dade City are not to be missed! Want a real turkey burger - The Vinoy Alfresco's. My friend said it was delish. Smelled like Christmas dinner turkey! I had the fish tacos - and you've got to try the soup! Shopping? You betcha! Safety Harbor has some neat shops. Dunedin - I spent the entire day there & shopped til I dropped! Dragonfly Garden had the most wonderful hummingbird feeder! The hummers love it! The ladies in Dunedin Beads were most helpful - a lot of souvenirs here for friends back home, created some earrings for myself! Had a delicious quiche at Cappuccino's. Enchanted Spirits is a neat shop - bought some rose quartz drops - the ladies at Dunedin Beads helped me make them into earrings. Gotta check 'em out! Have to mention Hellas in Tarpon Springs - great food, wonderful bakery! I should be a restaurant critic, for as you can see, I love to eat! Good friends, wonderful memories, great times together! Wish I could check back into this retreat tomorrow! Looking forward to my next visit!
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so happy you have enjoyed your stay again and we look forward to your next visit.
business
Creekside Retreat in Prestigious Downtown Safety Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p905607
+1 -727 421-2572
Safety Harbor Clearwater Area
5

Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5
The place was perfect for our family, everything was clean, very comfortable and relaxing. We had a fantastic stay! Safety Harbor is a great little town and you can walk from the house to go out to dinner or grab a coffee or just go for a walk along the bay. It's also a short drive from Clearwater Beach and Honeymoon Island, which are beautiful beaches. House was fully equipped so we didn't have to worry about any linens or utensils. The backyard is great for grilling and our two dogs enjoyed running around the property. Thanks for your hospitality, we will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Creekside Retreat in Prestigious Downtown Safety Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p905607
+1 -727 421-2572
Safety Harbor Clearwater Area
5

Great in Every Way!

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed a wonderful 4 days stay in Safety Harbor. We LOVED the house! It was so nice, comfortable, clean, well-furnished and so convenient to everything we wanted to see and do. The home sits along the creek and is surrounded by beautiful oak trees and well-kept grounds; and it was an easy walk to downtown, which we enjoyed ice cream, coffee, cute shops and restaurants. It was exactly the way it was described and more. Such a great time, we will be back!!!

Thanks for everything!
Brenda & Kevin
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time. We look forward to your next visit!

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Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

From $100 Per night

Safety Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Dec 16 - Apr 29
2 night minimum stay
$115
$693
$2,400
 
 
Spring - Summer
May 1 - Sep 29
2 night minimum stay
$100
$651
$2,100
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 - Dec 14
2 night minimum stay
$100
$651
$2,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$100
$651
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes No Security Deposit
Property Damage Protection - $49
Cleaning Fee - $75
Tax Rate - 12% (7% Florida, 5% Hospitality )
Pet Friendly - Waived (No Fees)
Check-in: 4:00pm (no early check in please)
Check-out: 11:00am

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Safety Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size Sleeper
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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