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Footsteps To The Bay

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 30 nights

About the property

Enjoy The Charm Of Safety Harbor Just Footsteps To The Bay.

Enjoy the charm of Safety Harbor. This recently furnished vacation rental home is just 5 houses from the bay and within walking distance of Safety Harbor's great restaurants and shops.

Centrally located to beaches (12 miles to spectacular Clearwater Beach), the two area airports (15 miles to Tampa International Airport or 10 miles to St Pete/Clearwater Airport) and Busch Gardens (22 miles).

Walk 7 short blocks along Tampa Bay to the Safety Harbor Spa, fishing pier, marina and Main Street. With all the wonderful new places to eat, there is now something for everyone. If you happen to be here on the 3rd Friday of the month, you can enjoy Safety Harbor's 3rd Friday outdoor street festival with live music at the gazebo and street vendors (food and arts/crafts)

Walk 3 short blocks north along Tampa Bay to the south entrance of Phillippe Park (walking, biking, picnic areas, small beach area, boat ramp, Indian burial grounds and Count Phillippe's grave).

If you can live without a dishwasher, this cozy clean home should have just about everything else you might need to make your stay comfortable.

This home sleeps up to 6 people (two bedrooms plus sleeper sofa in the family room).

More Details

Owner
Lori Heffner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017

About Lori Heffner

I moved to Safety Harbor with the purchase of this home in 1996. I fell in love with Safety Harbor and between this home and another home one block away, I made Safety Harbor my home for 18 years. My neighbors became my family here. I love being outdoors and the weather in Florida and the beaches make an outdoor lifestyle unbeatable. When I'm not working, you can most likely find me on the tennis courts. I have since moved closer to my tennis courts. Once I can't play tennis anymore, I'll be back in Safety Harbor.

Lori Heffner purchased this house in 1996

Why Lori Heffner chose Clearwater Area

Safety Harbor is a unique blend of small town with easy access to airports, downtown Tampa and the beaches. What a great little corner of the world this is.

What makes this house unique

This home is tucked away in a little neighborhood just 5 houses from the bay. I have loved being able to walk along Bayshore to Phillippe Park, the Safety Harbor Spa, the fishing pier (where you can often see Manatees) and the marina or any of the restaurants and bars that have cropped up on Main Street.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Footsteps To The Bay
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
5

Sweet little house! Cute porch and comfortable. Very well stocked kitchen

  • 5 of 5

Our only regret was that we could not stay longer. Safety Harbor is unique and fun to explore. Lori was very accessible, if we needed her, but we found everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Florida for the football national championship. It was wonderful being in Safety Harbor where we were close to the action, but not in the middle of it!

Loved the house and the surrounding neighborhood!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Lori's house is on a beautiful street close to everything. The house was the perfect size for our family. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! Lori was very helpful and accommodating and had great communication throughout our stay. The house is in a perfect location close to several shops and dining places in Safety Harbor and just a short ride to Clearwater Beach. We really enjoyed going down to the pier at the marina that is right up the road and seeing the manatees in the evenings. We hope to stay again for our vacation next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just plain Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and comfortable. Beds very good. Wish we could have stayed longer. Will try to get this home again if we return. In a great neighborhood very close to the bay and park. Convenient to everything about Safety Harbor. Received my damage deposit back within 3 days of return. Thanks Lori and Debbie

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay a perfect home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, comfortable with all the room a family of six could need. I We loved the walk from downtown Safety Harbor to the house and through the park. Lori was wonderful and communication with her was so easy . We would definitely stay here again and if you are looking for house in the area for your stay pick this one. We as a family will chose this house again on our next stay down there with out a doubt.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
St Pete/Clearwater Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many choices on/off Main Street
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many choices on/off Main Street
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Clearwater Beach

Farmer's Market:

Fresh produce, fresh flowers, and other healthy foods fill the gazebo in John Wilson Park every Thursday from October to May.

Thursdays, 10/18/13 - 5/30/14

9:00am-1:30pm

John Wilson Park (by the Gazebo)

3rd Friday (3rd Friday of every month) - Street festival (Main Street) live music and vendors (food and other)

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Rates & Availability

Safety Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Jan 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$900
$2,600
 
 
Feb 2017
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
27 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Mar 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Apr 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$800
$2,600
 
 
May - Sep 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
$700
$2,500
 
 
Oct - Dec 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$775
$2,600
 
 
Jan 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Feb 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
27 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Mar 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

Taxes starting in 2016 are 13%

CANCELLATION POLICY:
For bookings of 7 days or less - Full refund if cancelled at least 30 days in advance.
For bookings of 8 days up to 29 days - Full refund if cancelled at least 60 days in advance and the owner is able to rebook the full timeframe; otherwise a partial refund will be provided for the period that was rebooked.
For bookings of 30 days or more - Full refund if cancelled at least 90 days in advance and the owner is able to rebook the full timeframe; otherwise a partial refund will be provided for the period that was rebooked.

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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Amenities

Safety Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1180 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Newly renovated, this bathroom has a tub and shower, new vanity, new toilet and new fixtures
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Bedroom has a TV and a King with pillow top mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom has a Queen size bed with memory foam topper
  • There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms. There is a pack 'n play port-a-crib as well as a crib available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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