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Gorgeous Water Views,Breathtaking Sunsets in a Lush Tropical Setting

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 large bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms (Master is double bath & vanity), sleeps 6

Welcome to this gorgeous river front paradise located minutes away (2 mi) from the exciting night life of downtown Tampa, Ybor City, Tampa Convention Center. Relax in your own private paradise surrounded by a lush tropical landscape. Tame the sun poolside with your favorite cocktail & music via DJ quality speakers or relax your mind next to the waterfall and Koi pond. Rent a kayak down the river and wet a line. The river is teaming with many species of marine life. When it’s time to come in, you will have 3100sq ft of beautifully furnished living space to relax in. Inside you will find a, pool table, huge living room, laundry, etc. Enjoy your favorite movie from unlimited Netflix or Blue-ray on the home theater with surround sound that comes alive. Test your skills with a game of pinball or pool in the game room. Check our reviews and you will hear just how much previous guests have enjoyed this one of a kind property.

This is a Really Cool Place!: Escape to a Tropical Paradise where warm breezes blow and Palm Trees sway. Located on the Hillsborough River, this peaceful haven invites you to come and stay. As soon as you enter the house your breath will be taken away by the spectacular views in the back. There is a large sparkling pool, jacuzzi, and 2 covered pavilions that are surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. To your right there is a bar top for eating or enjoying some cocktails poolside. To your left you will see a beautiful Koi pond. The amazing sound of the beautiful waterfall is tranquilizing. Walk over the bridge and down to the river, and you can find numerous species of marine life. The large dock is a perfect place to relax and observe mother nature's aquatic life. Tampa Urban Oasis....Truly a Tropical Paradise!: This Urban Oasis is located in the heart of Historic Tampa. It really is a Tropical Paradise on the bank of the Hillsborough River. Approximately 3/4 of an acre of lush tropical landscape gives you plenty of room to enjoy your setting. 200 feet along the waters edge is a gorgeous view. Great for fishing, or just taking it all in.

If your feeling a bit more adventurous, you can rent kayaks and boats just down the river for a scenic tour of the Tampa waterfront. There are also bikes available to rent downtown, if you want to cruise leisurely through the streets of downtown Tampa.

Whatever you decide to do, you are guaranteed to have a blast!

There is plenty of off street parking on the beautiful brick paver driveway in the front of the house. There is a mother in law suite and a 4 car garage adjacent to the front of the house (these are not included with the rental).

More Details

Owner
Miguel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Miguel

I'm a retired Tampa police officer. My career was dedicated to helping people in need. This career was rewarding in many ways. The good feeling inside from helping others in need is just one example. I now manage my long term rental properties, and this one vacation rental. I really does give me a similarly good feeling by being able to share my tropical paradise with nice families, and to help make their vacations just a little bit more enjoyable by having this amazing property to call home during their visit.

Miguel purchased this house in 2001

Why Miguel chose Tampa

It's truely a tropical paradise located in the heart of historic Tampa. It's 3/4 acre private riverfront property provides a peaceful, tranquil environment in which to relax after a long day of active tourism.

What makes this house unique

Being in the heart of the city, but secluded in a quiet nieghborhood along the beautiful Hillsborough river. This is absolutely the perfect location!! You can go just minutes in any direction and find anything you would need......museums, golf, shopping, dining, pub's, etc

Amenities

Northwest Tampa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double shower/vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The bathrooms have all be remodeled. Granite, porcelain, crown moulding....Beautiful! The master is really nice. A large double shower & vanity. A window overlooking the pool, and river.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master w/double bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All of the bedrooms are very spacious! Large closets, ceiling fans, and hardwood floors. Beds have extra thick mattresses with memory foam, and wool pillow tops. The poolside master is simply breath taking! The double shower, double sink vanity, two large closets with mirrored doors........then you look outside through the 10 ft. sliding glass doors! The view is stunning! The sound of the koi pond's waterfall is tranquilizing! There are 3 bedrooms with a queen bed in each. It sleeps up to 6 people comfortably. There are extra single beds available if needed, just in case there are singles needing separate beds in your group of 6 people.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Game room is fun for all! There is a CD juke box with a bit of everything. A Golden Tee golf game for a friendly round, or two. Two pinball machines will challenge even the best players. The leopard print pool table will add hours of entertainment. A 60 in one console With Ms Pacman, Galaga, and all of the Classics. Dolby Surround sound Home Theater w/ large flat screen, blu ray, netflix movie streaming in living room. Professional DJ style speakers & sound system Poolside. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can rent kayaks and boats just down the river for a scenic tour of the Tampa waterfront. House Beach Cruiser Bikes for meandering through the streets of downtown Tampa.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Water Views,Breathtaking Sunsets in a Lush Tropical Setting
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 39 reviews
5

Awesome Place

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience at this home with our family. The Property is beautiful and the owner is very accommodating. I plan on coming back here when we return to Tampa.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Well Appointed, Great Pool, Gorgeous Views!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Michael for a great 9 days! It was most relaxing and the wife and children really enjoyed it. Keep those fish well fed my friend!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time here! The house was beautiful! The pictures don't do it justice. Miguel was right there to meet us, he walked us around the home and grounds and was available for all our needs. We will definitely rent here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Had a blast 2 years in a row!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place...beautiful, quiet setting right on the river with a fantastic pool area. Close to everything in Tampa, yet secluded and tranquil. Miguel is the best host ever - helped us any time we needed anything. Pool table and game room is tons of fun when you want to just hang out around the house. We have been 2 years in a row and plan on going every year from now on.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Far exceeded our expectations

  • 4 of 5

Just wanted to write about this wonderful rental property. The pictures are good but it's even more beautiful in person. Our family had a wonderful week. We loved the privacy. We loved being so close to Tampa w/o feeling like we were in the city. I loved being able to cook most of our meals there. The grill and the outdoor spaces made eating outdoors easy and relaxing. We had ample sleeping and living space. Washer and dryer worked perfectly!

The pool table and games were fun to play after a day of sightseeing, hanging out poolside and watching the boats on the river.

When we arrived, everything was clean and in good working order. I really appreciated that Miguel was willing to work with our schedule. I found other property owners to be quite rigid with their schedules but Miguel was very accommodating.

Miguel made himself available if we had any questions and we knew if we needed anything he was only a phone call away.

I would highly recommend this property.I would only hesitate to do so because if more people discovered it, the schedule may fill up before we could get back again! It has a lot to offer and Miguel made the process very easy.

We loved the beaches, Hillsborough River State Park, Ybor city, Rick's by the River and some shopping.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Everything you need for a perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for ample room, built-in entertainment, lovely views, and a safe and quiet neighborhood with nearby parks, this is the perfect rental for you ! The outdoor space is positively perfect; A large, inground pool, koi pond, and fishing deck make outdoor living inviting. The large covered portal is perfect for yoga and coffee in the morning, or enjoying a cocktail watching the sunset in the evening. Inside, the game room and pool table were a hit with the kids. The bathrooms are large and bright, and the bedrooms have great storage. The kitchen is a little on the small side, but has all the amenities you need to create great memories eating or playing board games around the table. The spacious family room, with lots of comfy seating, was a hit in the evenings. We wished we could have used the kayaks on the property to explore the river, but understand the legal ramifications so we were able to rent kayaks down at the waterfront just a short drive away. The home is conveniently located to many restaurants and local attractions, and the owner, Miguel, is helpful and responsive in suggesting everything from local grocery stores to must-see activities. We had a great time and think that you will too!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Tampa International (TPA)
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Ricks on the River
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Rocky Point Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-275
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Ricks on the River
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Davis Islands
Car: necessary

Only 2 miles upstream from the Tampa Convention Center, Close to Historic Ybor City (Culture, food, shopping, nightlife), Shopping Malls (International and Westshore Plaza), Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Festivals, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Florida Aquarium, St. Pete Times Forum (Hockey,Concerts,and Arena Football), Big Cat Rescue, Raymond James Stadium (Home of the Buccaneers), Museums, Art Galleries, Restaurants, Lowrey Park Zoo, Fair Grounds, USF, University of Tampa, Golf Courses, Beaches, MacDill AFB, Tampa Bay Downs, Hard Rock Casino, Tropicana Field (Home of the Rays), Downtown Tampa,

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Rates & Availability

Northwest Tampa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Break(& Major holidays)
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$485
From
$792
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,395
 
 
Christmas and New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$485
From
$792
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,395
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$328
From
$536
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,295
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.0%

The non holiday weekly rate of $2295 is a discounted nightly rate (normally $535.50/night, 3 night minimum) for staying a full week. The same goes for the holiday weekly rate of $3395 is a discounted nightly rate (normally $792.16/night, 3 night minimum) for staying a full week.
The nightly rates listed for Monday - Wednesday are based on the discounted nightly average for staying a full week. The actual cost of a 3 night visit is 70% of the weekly rate. Unfortunately the we site template doesn't account for this, so the online quotes may not always be accurate. Please email for an exact rate quote.

Thanks, Miguel

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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