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You Are Closer to Your Dream on Beautiful Tampa Bay

Bedrooms 3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

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

Charming townhome nestled in a serene and tranquil setting, overlooking Tampa Bay.(Don't worry,there is an elevator to the 2nd floor.) This marvelous home is meticulously arranged for comfortable everyday living. 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. Enjoy the 15 x 35 solar heated swimming pool, surrounded by graceful palms. You can cook outside on the gas grill and eat by the poolside..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, by the fire pit or in the hot tub. Watch and enjoy nature at its finest. This property is not suitable for children under 12 years of age for safety reasons: open pool, nearby bay, etc. The home is centrally located and close to everything, Airport, Beaches, Parks, Churches and 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 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 and about a 20 minute drive

Great Tranquil Place for that needed get away. You are Closer to Your Dream on Beautiful 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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 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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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

You Are Closer to Your Dream on Beautiful Tampa Bay
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 55 reviews

Wonderful Wedding Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying Do Not Hesitate in Renting this Wonderful Property. The Grounds of this Townhouse are Picture Perfect. Our Son got married on April 22 at Safety Harbor Resort and we were looking for a home base and gathering spot for many out of Town guests, as this was a destination Wedding.The owners Beverly and Jack went out of their way to make sure every detail was covered. We communicated back and forth many times and they had everything we discussed waiting for us as we arrived, like extra crock pots, coffee makers and such. We hosted a Wedding Cocktail party the night before the Wedding around the fabulous pool area and Beverly and Jack had folding tables, coolers, extension cords and everything we needed to host a wonderful event. I can go on forever about this property being the perfect home away from home because it was. We now consider Beverly and Jack friends who helped make one of the most important weeks in our life extra special. We Loved every minute of our stay at this wonderful home on picture perfect tropical grounds with the most wonderful owners we could of asked for. Pure Perfection from beginning to end.

Fondly, Chris Carol and Family

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for such an outstanding " Review"! It was our pleasure to assist you with this very special time in your lives, of your son's wedding, and his birthday and being with all your family that flew down here for this very special event in ones family. It was so beautiful of how you had it all arranged the food on the table and the bar, along with inside the home. You were "Martha Stewart", you every detail planned ! Your family was so very sweet and polite an with so much respect of the property outside and inside of the 4 day affair of your visit.We can not wait for you to come back and visit again. We "Thank You" for choosing our townhouse property on 1 acre. We also got witness such a warm loving family, which was such a treasure!
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Our tropical home away from home was absolutely spectacular in every way!!

  • 5 of 5

The townhouse we rented in Safety Harbor far surpassed our greatest expectations! We found the townhouse to be extremely clean, comfortable, light and roomy with every attention given to detail and comfort!! Living on the second floor gave us a beautiful view of Tampa Bay and of the amazing pool and grounds below----and we could walk up or ride an outside elevator to our delightful townhouse. Our townhouse was so much more than the description, from the comfortable three bedrooms to every conceivable convenience in each room, including the roomy kitchen area, as well as a very nice washer and dryer! The outside, screened deck area was a favorite place, especially in the morning as the area came to life. Many sunrises and sunsets were enjoyed without leaving our wonderful abode! We thoroughly adored the quiet of a private setting in the lovely small resort town of Safety Harbor, delightful walks to and through a mature park close by and on the bay, the use of a variety of bikes to tour the area and the uniqueness and convenience of all we needed, including stores, restaurants, medical facilities and navigation to our family in Lutz. We valued having the outside areas, including a pool, barbecue and jacuzzi with several decks so private, quiet and inviting, and our Floridian family enjoyed them with us! At night, the lights, including colored lighting in the pool, were a bonus! Beverly met us upon our arrival, and she and her husband, Jack, attended to our every need as well as sharing many enjoyable conversations, but they were always very considerate of our privacy too!! We met many intriguing and helpful people in Safety Harbor, the very best of them being our hosts! We had a most difficult time leaving our little spot in paradise to come home to Oregon, and would recommend this townhouse to everyone and anyone who enjoys the luxury of everything you could want in a tropical vacation with the comfy feeling of being at home! We definitely will return!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jan & Jane, thank you so much for staying in our townhouse property .We are thrilled that you shared of what a great & relaxing time you had in our tree house townhouse. Nothing makes myself and Jack more happy than to hear about, all the beautiful meaningful memories at our property, and the park as youe were walking or riding bicyle, as well you were visiting Safety Harbor., etc.Thanks also for being such gracious guests and leaving everything in perfect condition. You two were a joy to communicate with, and will take great care of your place until you two return. Thanks Jan and Jane! Beverly & Jack and Kwai
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Absolutely the best

  • 5 of 5

We are experienced and very satisfied users of VRBO across several states. We can confidently and easily say that the experience we enjoyed in renting the 2 bedroom condo from Beverly and Jack Wold in November 2016 was our best ever. They take every possible step to ensure you have a perfect vacation. We give it our highest recommendation. Perfect.

There are several aspects that contribute to this evaluation. First, the location is ideal. An easy and pretty drive from Tampa International Airport but good access to downtown and most importantly, next door to several lovely communities (Safety Harbor, Dunedin etc.). Second, the precise location provides a beautiful view of Tampa Bay and is still very private. Third, the overall building is stunning and the outdoor amenities (pool, decks, landscaping) are 5 star. Next, the condo itself is large, modern, clean and completely equipped. We could have lived there very comfortably for an extended period. Finally, Beverly is a kind and generous host who took several “beyond the call of duty” steps to ensure our stay was relaxing and memorable. We felt “cared for” and valued as her guests.

If you are fortunate to make a booking at the Wold’s in safety Harbor, you will be very happy and will start planning your return visit before you depart. I know this because that’s what we did.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such an outstanding "review" of our townhouse ! We are overwhelmed with your generosity of all the kind thoughts you shared about your experience here. You two were so sweet and we really enjoyed having you two. We are looking forward to next time you come down and stay in our townhouse and enjoy the area! Generosity is a sign of a great soul. You two are surely one. Thank You again, Beverly & Jack
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Fantastic Week

  • 5 of 5

This is a great Property. What you see in the pictures is what you get when you arrive. The property is picture perfect. This was my annual golf trip with two friends and we were golfing all over the greater Tampa area. We were looking for something between the beach and downtown tamp and settle on Safety Harbor and this place was perfect.

The owners Beverly and Jack went out of their way. They were always helpful and covered every detail. We used the pool and hot tub most nights after our round of golf. The area around pool is great. Everything you need they have. I could go on forever about this property being the perfect vacation get away.

This was my first VRBO experience and because of Beverly and Jack I can see I myself using this for all future trips. My friends and I enjoyed house, it is central located to Safety Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater and Tampa. There are lots of great craft breweries and restaurants in the area if you decide to get out for a night or two and for the golfer there are number of great course within a 30 minute drive.

Again, Beverly and Jack are great owners and I would recommend this property to anyone.


  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you so much for such a "raving review" of our townhouse stay and visiting the area golf courses and local brewery's and restaurants. It is such a pleasure for us to have guests to enjoy themselves so much as you did, means so much to us!! We enjoyed you guys a lot also! We would love for you to come back and stay again. Beverly & Jack
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Famiy Vacation "No Worries"

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation at Safety Harbor. The townhouse was more than I could have expected .Jack and Beverly was so down to earth , and helpful in every way . We enjoyed the pool and the townhouse we didn't want to leave. We went to the beach a couple of days , in which we found was rather close distance. The weather was perfect , for the beach, pool and grilling .I highly recommend staying at this townhouse. Thank you Beverly and Jack for making our vacation less stress and worry free. Hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for coming to our townhouse and such a great "Review"! You were excellent guests! You make us so "Happy",that you enjoyed yourselves so much and loved the home and the swimming pool, etc. It was relaxing, just what you wanted to experience on vacation! We Love that! Please come back to stay with us again!!
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The property is beautiful! The building design is exceptional and the surrounding area is gorgeous.

  • 5 of 5

We were so excited to see Beverly when we pulled into the parking lot....huge area! Everything about the rental, the pool, grounds, etc. was more than we could have hoped for in a sight-unseen-vacation. Absolutely everything except your clothes is available in their townhome! may need a few groceries, but you can have a cup of coffee before you go to the store. Hopefully we'll get to go back in the near future! It would be a beautiful place for a small wedding. The deck and hot tub area is something you might see in a Southern Living Magazine....there is a huge tree growing out of the floor with sprawling branches laced with spanish moss. We walked to the Safety Harbor park; walked almost to town! Driving to Dunedin and Safety Harbor just to look around and shop was so much fun. A huge thank you to Beverly and Jack!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for such an awesome "Review"of your stay! We loved meeting you two and your daughter ! Later we met your future son- law..down here for their "Wedding" ! So sweet and generous of compliments of our home and surrounding when you arrived and after your stay! It made me feel so great, this is our goal we want to achieve !! We look so forward to you coming back and stay with us again! Beverly & 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
18 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
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In Season (Dec.-April 30th)
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

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

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Philippe Estates Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1320 sq. ft.
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
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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