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You Are Closer to Your Own Paradise on Beautiful Tampa Bay

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,320 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, includes a Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 3-6)

Charming town home nestled in a serene and tranquil setting, overlooking Tampa Bay.( Don't worry, there is an elevator to the 2nd floor/ or 28 steps by the swimming pool to reach you beautiful town home.) This marvelous home is meticulously arranged for comfort and enjoyment! Privacy and beauty surround you on this one acre property. You'll feel like you're living in a fabulous tree house. Escape and relax to the sound of the peaceful, tropical waterfalls in the 15 x 35 foot solar heated swimming pool. On the side of of the swimming pool on the upper deck with a amazing outdoor kitchen, with a unbelievable grill, you will love ! With a fabulous bar to sit with a cocktail, under the lighted tiki umbrella , you will also enjoy the view of "Tampa Bay" and chat with friends, watch television, along with music w/ sound system and outdoor television to enjoy! You will be in paradise!!

Home features:1,320. sq ft home, tastefully decorated with comfort in mind, 3 bedroom/2 bath split plan, with a large open kitchen, equipped for all of your needs. 600 sq. foot fully screened balcony with table & chairs to enjoy eating outside or just lose yourself in the beautiful view! Sit on the large deck under the enormous oaks, and enjoy being in the hot tub under the stars and sunset.. Watch and enjoy nature at its finest. This property is not suitable for children under 12 years of age for safety reasons: open pool, 28 steps to front door and off white furniture. .The home is centrally located and close to everything. Airport, Beaches, Parks, oh we can't forget Shopping!!

It has High Speed Internet and Direct TV on all 4 flat screen TV's.

We have complimentary bicycles to ride. The home is so close, it is only 1 mile to beautiful 122-acre Philippe Park, where you can watch the sunrise and set their or just relax and view the water or fish. It is 2 more miles to charming Safety Harbor, you can stop at Starbucks, Coldstone Creamery ,shopping boutiques, along with quaint restaurants, wine bars and so much more!

Tampa Airport very close and Clearwater Beach is 13 miles, which is about a 20 minute drive.

Our townhouse is a "Great Tranquil Place" for that needed get away. You are Closer to own Paradise on Tampa Bay... stay and find out for yourself! You deserve it!

Keywords: Escape to your own paradise! Relax and enjoy Tampa Bay.

More Details

Jack and Beverly Wold
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

Why Jack and Beverly Wold chose Oldsmar

Everything about this property is aimed at making your stay as close to paradise as you will ever experience. From beds that are extremely comfortable, crisp and clean surroundings, personal attention to your needs, a location with unlimited attractions and activities, just immediately feeling totally relaxed; you will not want your stay to end.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just had a wonderful week in Safety Harbor. We've rented several vacation homes in the past and this property was the best, hands down! Outside was paradise, the photos do not fully reflect that. The pool was like a spa and we enjoyed the hot tub which was new only a few weeks ago. It's clear that Jack and Beverly pay very close attention to the overall look of the property and the comfort of their guests. There were bikes to use and we regretted not having time to put the kayaks in the bay. The house was beautiful with an upstairs porch to die for and perfect for morning coffee. Inside was spotless and had everything you'd ever need. My sons (17 and 12) each had their own space and even when my sister visited there was always plenty of room. We really had no issues when we were there but Jack and Beverly were attentive without being intrusive. They were incredibly flexible with our dates when our plans changed. Safety Harbor is a wonderful location that satisfied my oldest son's need for skateboard parks and my youngest one's need for city life. We were on the beach in Clearwater in only 20 minutes and Dunedin in less than that with it's bike path and great restaurants. We loved Ybor City, Big Cat Rescue, the beach and that one glorious day when we let the oldest take the car and relaxed by the pool the entire day! We'd rent again in a heartbeat. If you're looking for a "sure thing", rent this property, you won't be disappointed!
Apr 2013
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Philippe Estates Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1320 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Off hite colored living room furniture, vertical blinds, and swimming pool. Suitable for adults.Swimming pool, for pre-teen/teen (10 years of age.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bedroom has private bath...en suite. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa with a Queen size with a memory foam mattress.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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You Are Closer to Your Own Paradise on Beautiful Tampa Bay
average rating of 4.9852943 based on 69 reviews

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a spectacular time staying here. Beverly met us on arrival and explained how to use everything, especially the pool, outdoor lights and the brand new outdoor kitchen! OMG- the accommodations were perfect for us. My wife and I have bum knees (her's is a replacement) and the elevator was a very welcome perk. We had plenty of room for us and all of our visiting family. The pool and hot tub were perfectly relaxing with a nice waterfall for ambiance and the outdoor kitchen on the deck next to the pool made entertaining and relaxing a breeze. The weather was a perfect 85-92 degrees during the day and a comfortable 75 at night and was a real treat for us coming from the North where its still in the 40's at night. The air conditioning worked great and all the inside accommodations were very clean and comfortable. Our hosts were very respectful of our privacy and we really appreciated that. Kwai, the family pooch was so sweet, we loved it when he came out to hang with us for a while. The outdoor kitchen and bar are new and we were the luck ones to try it out for the first time. It was nice to have a refrigerator to stock with beer etc. and included a sink, entertainment center with TV and a bar-b-que with stove. At night the landscape lighting made the back yard and pool very relaxing. Overall, Safety Harbor is really nice and generally quiet especially at night and in the early morning. I mean, its right next to Clearwater but without any crowds. We liked that. Plenty of places to eat and to explore. Never a dull moment unless we wanted one. We even went on a fishing charter and caught a 5 ft., 100 lb. Tarpon.... what a thrill! In the end, we felt this was one of our best vacations and loved having all the amenities of "home". We highly recommend these hosts and will definitely look forward to returning next year. Thanks Beverly, Jack and Kwai for your role in our wonderful vacation! :-)

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for such an amazing review!! We are so excited about our outdoor kitchen and bar. Which is overlooking Tampa Bay, with being at the end of the swimming pool, so you can get out of the pool and grab a cold drink and a snack or have an wonderful time time in the evening with all the lights in the tiki umbrella , and the palm tress etc.. that enhances the ambiance of the time at night! So very thrilled you loved that all the wonderful the experiences at our home inside and outside the area near here! Your fishing experience sounds so fabulous!! Also thank you for saying it was your "best vacations", you have had! That is HUGE!!! Loved to hear that! We are so looking forward to seeing you and your family next year! Thank You, Beverly & Jack and Kwai
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  • 5 of 5

This is just a wonderful place to stay! The townhome is beautiful. I can't say enough about the terrific owners, Beverly, Jack and Kwai. They go out of their way to make sure you have everything you might need while staying here. It's all the little extra things they have supplied in the home that was amazing to us. Make sure to check in before you go to the store. You might just find it already there. They took very good care of us. The pool area is to die for. Even though it rained, we still took advantage of this area. Very peaceful, safe, and friendly area to stay. Loved having the elevator to take our groceries and luggage up. Granddaughter loved the bicycles that are provided. Even rode to the nearby park which is beautiful. We took walks every morning just to take in the scenery. The pictures do not do this place justice. It's even more inviting in person. I plan on going back some time in the future. Thank you again Beverly, Jack and Kwai.... You are a rare find of people in these times.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are overwhelmed with your generosity of all the bonuses that you appreciated about the townhouse and property and the area you enjoyed while you were here!! Even like the beach towels and coolers and beach chairs , the Keurig coffee maker and regular coffee maker,etc. and the along with bicycles to Philippe Park to Safety Harbor, which is a short distance of only 2 miles, to all the shops and restaurants and bars of the unique Safety Harbor area, that you loved we know. You mentioned we rare people to find, we loved that you were rare guests to appreciate everything and to buy us gifts and a wonderful "Thank You" card!!! What a unexpected surprise for us to receive!. How very "Sweet" of you! Jack and I are so grateful for you and your family being respectful guests that you enjoyed our private property. Thank You So Much ! Jack and I and Kwai, can not wait for you to come back and stay again soon!
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These accommodations were perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We travelled to Florida for a family wedding. But, we were really in desparate need of R&R. We couldn't have found a better place or better hosts. Thank you Jack and Beverly for providing such a clean, well-equipped home-away-from-home for us. The accommodations had so much of what we needed and the few additional things we needed (food) were near by!

Already trying to figure out when we'll be able to come for another stay. Joyce & Bill

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for coming and enjoying our townhouse property, with the private swimming pool! It give us such pleasure to know that this vacation time worked out just prefect for you!! You had your own "oasis" on this private property, so it made you feel you escaped the busyness of life! We work hard to make the home comfortable for our guests and it was our pleasure that you mentioned all you needed to bring was food. "Very Cool"!! It makes ones vacation more relaxing when there are not items you are in need of or wish you had. Mission accomplished on our part! Thank you! Jack & I can not wait till you visit agaon!!
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Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

Great get-away tucked in a small town that is part of a busy area. Jack and Beverly were on site to answer questions and help with the amenities. Clean, comfortable, and quiet. Great pool and outdoor space. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So wonderful to hear you had a great time, during your time off, on a wedding you attended of the family on the weekend ! So thrilled you the pool area and the tiki bar, with stereo and huge barbecue and the refrigerator to keep your cold drinks during the hot weather while you are enjoying the swimming pool or having lunch or dinner !!! You all were so sweet and wonderful and we would love you and your family to come back again for a stay. Thank You, Jack & Beverly and Kwai
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Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

The townhouse was awesome! The place was very nice inside and out, it was very clean and the air conditioning worked awesome. The pool was so nice! It was awesome to have the bar and grill right by the pool so we could put our drinks in the fridge and cook on the grill without having to go upstairs. The elevator was very nice when bringing groceries and other stuff upstairs. The location of the townhouse was awesome it was very central to everything. We visited Clearwater beach several times, it was so beautiful! Our overall stay was amazing and would love to come back again! :)

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your wonderful words, of your stay in our townhouse and the time you enjoyed the swimming pool and our new addition of our bar in the barbecue kitchen area! We are so pleased you had a fabulous vacation! Thank you and please come again ! Beverly and Jack and Kwai
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Perfect property

  • 5 of 5

This property is great! Perfect for our family vacation. Outdoor BBQ was fantastic for our family get together. The pool and hot tub were nice to have. The location is convenient for the beach, aquarium and Tampa Bay activities. Bev and Jack were fabulous hosts and checked in on us. Highly recommend for your next stay. We will definitely be staying here again. Thank you Bev and Jack!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled you enjoyed our property and all it offers, including new awesome tiki bar and barbecue grill that over looks Tampa Bay. We thought you and your family were fabulous! Looking forward to having you come and stay at our property again. Thank You, Beverly and Jack
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Westfield Countryside
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
2 miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
3 miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Route 19
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
So Many
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Clearwater Beach

The Safety Harbor area is rich with cultural and social activities. The Chamber of Commerce sponsors many events (Italian Festival, Seafood Festival, Chalk Art, Song Fest, etc.) as well as a Third Friday of each month music series. Additionally, this paradise is situated reasonably close to Bush Gardens, Disney World, Lego Land, Sea World, Universal Studios, and Epcot thus the area offers fantastic vacation opportunities for all ages. The town of Tarpon Springs is north of Safety Harbor and is known as the sponge capital of the world. The old world atmosphere of a fishing village is combined with great food and numerous unique shops and sponge outlets. To the south of Safety Harbor located in Largo a United States War Museum provides insights into each branch of the services and the engagements spanning from World War I through the present day. Clearwater Beach, about 20 minutes to the west, boasts to be one of the top five beaches in the United States. In addition to enjoying the beach, visitors may also participate in gulf fishing, boat cruises, dinner cruises, and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium home of "Winter". Three airports (Tampa, St. Pete, and Clearwater) are within 10 miles of the property and provide easy access to the area.


Rates & Availability

Philippe Estates Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
In Season (Dec.-April 30th)
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

If having a "Special Event" here for an evening as a wedding reception, or a family get together, or any kind of gathering of people of over 20 people, there is a additional charge of $250.00

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.
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