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Beautiful home, with free Internet access, in quiet residential street

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Beautiful property, recently refurbished, on quiet residential street. The house comes equipped with everything you could want including a kettle in the kitchen! Master bedroom with king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with a shower. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and the third bedroom has twin beds. They share a bathroom with bath. One of the new sofa's in the living room converts to a queen-size bed providing accommodation for 8 people. Spacious living room with dining area and recently installed fibre optic TV service which allows access to over 280 TV channels and a DVR system to record programmes and watch on any TV in the property. Recently upgraded TV in the living room to 40' flat screen.There is also a DVD and CD player and a whole host of films and music for your pleasure. There is a TV in the master bedroom, a DVD player in the second bedroom and a TV and DVD player in the twin bedroom. The kitchen comes with all appliances including dishwasher, microwave and fridge-freezer. Utility room with washer and dryer. Covered lanai for restful evening meals and to watch the squirrels jump from tree to tree. Solar heated pool with plenty of pool toys for the young and young at heart to play with

The property is just 25 minutes from Tampa airport. Alternatively it is an easy 90 minute drive from Orlando airport.

This property truly is a home from home with everything you could ask for. For your entertainment it is well stocked with plenty of books to read, CD's to listen to and board games to while away those balmy evenings.

Places to see: The property is just 10 minutes drive from the beautiful beaches at Honeymoon Island. Clearwater beach is also close by. Take a barbecue to Fred Howard park 15 minutes away and watch the sun go down.

Busch Gardens is just 40 minutes drive away while Orlando theme parks, Disney, Epcot, Sea World and Universal Studios are about 90 minutes away.

Close to many golf courses including the beautiful Innisbrook course which is just a 5 minute drive away. The property is close to the Pinellas trail. Hire a bike and go cycling along 26 miles of beautiful scenery.

The property is ideally placed for good shopping and restaurants. The nearest are within walking distance.

More Details

Owner
Karen Smout
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

Amenities

Palm Harbor Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The master bathroom was refurbished in September 2007 with a new white toilet and sink set in a marble-topped vanity unit. The shower area has also just been re-tiled.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Property includes queen size sofa bed in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
No smoking allowed indoors. There are no facilities for babies and small children Please note that at certain times of year even with solar heating the pool temperature will be cool (approx 70 degrees). We have recently installed an electric pool heater that ensures that the pool is warm year-round. The cost for the pool heating is £50 per week. AT CERTAIN TIMES OF YEAR EVEN WITH SOLAR HEATING THE POOL TEMPERATURE WILL BE COOL (APPROX 70 DEGREES F). WE HAVE RECENTLY INSTALLED AN ELECTRIC POOL HEATER THAT ENSURES THAT THE POOL IS WARM YEAR-ROUND. THE COST FOR THE POOL HEATING IS £50 PER WEEK. PLEASE NOTE THAT EVEN WITH THE HEAT PUMP RUNNING IF THE AIR TEMPERATURE IS LOW THE OVERALL POOL TEMPERATURE WILL REFLECT THIS AND IF THE OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE FALLS TO BELOW 35 DEGREES F THE ELECTRIC POOL HEATER WILL NOT WORK. All DVD players are multi-region so feel free to bring along your favourite DVD's to watch There is wireless Internet access available in the villa.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Beautiful home, with free Internet access, in quiet residential street
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 42 reviews
4

Worth the $ - worth the trip

  • 4 of 5

The location of this home is fantastic. It is an easy drive to hwy19, Honeymoon Beach, and a short jaunt to Clearwater Beach.

The house was very clean and well kept. We loved the stand up shower in the master. The kids were very comfortable and grateful for the pool and TV.

We will return next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Lovely Villa

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently came to Florida to attend a wedding at Honeymoon Island. This villa fit me and my hubby, our 4 kids, and my parents very comfortably. The house was very clean and the beds were very cozy. The kids enjoyed the pool. We liked that we were so close to Honeymoon Island (only a 7-10 min drive down the road). The owner, Karen, was very helpful and answered all of our questions in a timely manner. We have no complaints and would love to come back and stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again at some point in the future.
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5

Great place to stay close to everything we needed and wanted to do

  • 5 of 5

House is equipped with everything you need to enjoy your stay in sunny Florida.....we had some issues with the pool as far as getting it to heat up and they were handled immediately.....we were five minutes from Honeymoon Island which is our favorite beach....!!! Great quite street with beautiful yard and pool/deck area.........We will definitely stay again when we return to Florida.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
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5

Wonderfully home well worth the price.

  • 5 of 5

One word, PERFECT

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We hope to welcome you back again at some point in the future.
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5

Great house and more!

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as advertised and more. I have always spent a fortune on Hotel stays and they had cramped quarters with a mini fridge. This house was well worth the money and gave us a much more private and relaxing experience on our vacation. The icing on the cake was the screened in pool in the back yard. Our kids lived in it at night and in the morning and it kept the bugs and mosquitos far away. The house was well stocked with cooking utensils and we saved a lot of money by eating in. The back sliding door does come off the slider at times and it can make it difficult for kids to open and close. This house easily slept our family of five and I will be back again. Thank you so much for making our vacation perfect!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. The sliding door is definitely on our list to do as soon as possible. We look forward to welcoming back again in the future.
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5

As Advertised! Central location, perfect for my group of 3, very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

After looking at subpar VRBOs and AirBnBs in this area Karen's house stood out. It was just as advertised. Very comfortable. Kitchen pretty stocked. We enjoyed the pool much more than we anticipated and really appreciated the fast internet!

Thanks again for everything!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Rates & Availability

Palm Harbor Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017
Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$752
$3,006
 
 
2018
Jan 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$783
$3,131
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$689
$2,756
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $125

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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Honeymoon Island
Car: recommended

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