Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated

Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 25, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

* Simply a peaceful, private, modern salt waterfront home and an escape from your crazy life. Yet close to all those things when you want to get worked up- beaches, shopping, amusement parks, sports stadiums, flea market, aquarium, night clubs and restuarants. Perfect location for a business stay also

* Complete interior & exterior remodel. Open floor plan, Modern interior-decor but with Florida comfort and retreat feel. Great place to decompress!

* 3 BR, 2 Bath, pool, 2 car garage, 2000 sf (195 sm) house on lovely salt water canal. Fully furnished, well maintained home. Italian Travertine tile throughout, uncluttered rooms. (2) Premium Queen beds, (2) twins, fold out Euro lounger (slps 2). Air mattress also. Can sleep (7 total) at additional fee.

* Completely new and modern kitchen, professional stainless appliances, professional SS cookware, breakfast bar and DR. Commercial gourmet Manitowoc ice machine (great for drinks). All new Italian granite counter tops in kitchen and baths. Convenient keyless locks so secure but no hassle access.

* Pool facing salt water canal with immediate access (1 min) to Tampa Bay. Short ride in 2 person kayak to explore mangrove preserve, the Bay and causeway beaches. Snorkel in the Bay, explore the huge mangrove preserve, fish off docks or fishing kayak.

* Wrap around tinted windows in Lanai at waters edge to enjoy the manatees, stingrays & dolphins in your backyard, wood burning fireplace. Most rooms with water views. Privacy fence around home except rear facing salt water

* Enjoy the view from the high dock, low dock for fishing-kayaking, daydream looking down the canal, with coffee in the morning, a drink in the evening, maybe a cigar (outisde), while you watch the world arise or retire.

* 7 mins from TPA airport but no noise. Publix grocery, Walmart, Walgreens, Starbucks, Restaurants, Bait shops- all 5-10 mins distance

* Clean Clean Home. Professionally cleaned prior to every stay. We employ a Maintenance and cleaning staff.

* NO PETS- sorry but past guests behavior have required us to eliminate this benefit.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

Bill & Susan are proud owners and professionally manage all aspects- this is a full time business vs. most part-time owners renting their homes with little experience or knowledge. We are very disciplined about maintenance, clean freaks AND available if needed. We stay in vacation homes and know the value of a hassle free stay. We have professional cleaning and maintenance staff. Reviews tell our story.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Things are going great! The house is beautiful and more than we could ever have expected! We had a wonderful time and it was a perfect location.

Canadian family (4)- email
Oct 2012
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Reviews

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Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7089785
+1 920-860-0270
Tampa Florida Central Gulf Coast
Dover, Delaware
5

Sister Get Away

  • 5 of 5
My four sisters and I had a marvelous time at the Bayhouse. Ever since our mother passed away from Leukemia, my sisters and I try to get together at least once a year for a "sister" retreat. When we opened the door, we were all drawn to the beautiful water view and immediately proceeded to the lanai. As we looked around, we all noticed a basket of games with our mother's favorite game (Aggravation) sitting prominently on top of the basket! We all shed a tear and a laugh and knew that our mother was with us. We knew we had chosen the right rental home! The home was tastefully decorated, extremely clean, and had a cozy feeling of home. We enjoyed the water view every morning and the pool every afternoon. There was plenty of room and it was located in a great spot. We all would highly recommend renting this home. Bill and Susan were very accommodating and the rental process was a breeze. Thank you Bill and Susan for providing a wonderful home away from home! We had a fabulous time!
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure hosting your girls escape and we are happy the location on salt water and the Bayhouse amenities were so appreciated.
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Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated
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Tampa Florida Central Gulf Coast
Toronto
5

Stunning Serenity

  • 5 of 5
First Impression: Wow! 2nd through 7th impression: More Wow!
Bayhouse fulfils all that is advertised and more. Spacious, open living/dining area, a dream kitchen with luxurious amenities, cozy beds in 3 spacious bedrooms, walk in closet and shower in the master suite that fit my 6 foot 6 inch giant of a son...very spa-like. We were a family group of 7 adults (age range 19 to 70) and the home met all of our needs and desires. We took full advantage by shopping locally, sharing cooked meals and barbecuing whenever we had the chance.
The canal setting is spectacular and the location very convenient. Our family took short excursions to various Tampa venues or day trips to Orlando/Kissimmee and along the gulf coast. Personally, most of my time was spent by the pool on the dock, with coffee or cocktail in hand, watching time slowly tick by while viewing the birds and flying fish, waving to passing sailors, being amused by the geckos and the greatest thrill was when the Manatees came to visit.
This was my first time organizing an extended family vacation and Bill and Susan made it easy and secure. Their pride of ownership is demonstrated by the great care they take in providing professional staff to service the property and they are exceptionally welcoming and responsive to ensure their guests enjoy their stay.
Thank you, Bill and Susan, for making a mere vacation an experience!
  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are indeed very proud of the Bayhouse. And very happy your family fully enjoyed the 'escape' experience of the house and salt water as well as all Tampa has to offer. Manatee's off the dock are always a wow.
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Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated
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Tampa Florida Central Gulf Coast
Kokkola Finland
5

Very nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the Bayhouse for two weeks with my wife, daughter and her friend and we really loved it. House was clean and well maintaned. It was well eguipped. It was at least as good as the description. There was plenty of room for 4 people. There is enought room for at least 6 people. The neighbourhood was peacefull. It was nice and safefull to take a walk. Also the patio, deck and pool were good. The owner had provided enough information about the house and surroundings. He was also interested and asked by email if everything is ok. We can recommend this house to our friends and other tourists. Also we could think to rent this house again, if we go to Tampa. Harri and family
  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: After traveling from Finland, we are very happy you enjoyed the Bayhouse, the neighborhood and we know you enjoyed Tampa! We look forward to you visit next year.
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Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7089785
+1 920-860-0270
Tampa Florida Central Gulf Coast
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5

Great house-can't wait to return!

Great house-can't wait to return!
  • 5 of 5
My family & I had a great time staying here. I went with my parents (60s), sister & brother in law (both in mid 30s along with me)& nephew (4 yrs old) so there was a mix of age groups but we each had a great time. Bill & Susan sent us fantastic info that was very helpful & the pictures of this place online don't do it justice as this place is even nicer in person-plus it's large-at any given time the 6 of us would always have our own space especially in the open concept living/dining/kitchen area. The property was clean & well-maintained & the neighbourhood was very nice so we enjoyed walks as a family around neighbourhood. We kept busy on our trip going to aquarium, Clearwater beach, on a day cruise & to an NFL game and Dunedin which were not too far away from the house, there's also a great bowling alley (Pin Chasers) we had a great time at. Though we kept busy we also enjoyed a few days hanging around this house since we could take a dip in the pool & fish off the dock which my nephew loved (he never caught anything but the fish actually jump out of the water a lot so it was quite entertaining to watch them) & relax in the beautiful space. We felt like we had the neighbourhood to ourselves since we hardly ever saw neighbours but when we did they were very pleasant. I would certainly recommend this place & would happily return since we were so impressed with the house along with Bill & Susan's hospitality.
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We love the location as well and we are impressed you guys saw so much!
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Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7089785
+1 920-860-0270
Tampa Florida Central Gulf Coast
Frimley, Surrey, UK
5

BayHouse stay in Tampa

  • 5 of 5
The accommodation was first class! Very quiet despite proximity to airport. Lovely residential community where you felt completely safe. We absolutely loved the cool Lanai, sitting in the rocking chair and watching the water. Beautiful, peaceful and serene views from the dock and it was hard to leave to venture out. Small pool was also very welcoming early evening as it was 33 degrees every day! Also appreciated the ceiling fans which were quiet.
Owners emailed to ensure we had arrived safely and to wish us a safe trip back home. Very welcoming but not intrusive.
30 minutes from main beaches and it was always nice to return to the property away from all the other tourists :-)
Favourite restaurants - The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth's Chris steakhouse, OysterCatchers at the Hyatt. Fabulous crab and swordfish sandwiches at the café/hut in Dunedin.
Would fully recommend this property to others - it's not on the main tourist track and we really liked it that way!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Excellent and glad the Bayhouse and Tampa made your journey from the UK worthwhile!
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Tampa Bay Waterfront Bayhouse- Renovated
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+1 920-860-0270
Tampa Florida Central Gulf Coast
canada
5

Bayhouse Beauty

  • 5 of 5
Bayhouse Beauty is the best way to describe this waterfront home in Tampa!! We have rented many vacation homes in the past and this one is at the top of our list for sure. The home was very clean and had every amenity you could think of, Bill and Susan's attention to detail was unmatched in any place we have stayed. The home was absolutely perfect for our family vacation to Florida. The location was ideal as we had varying interests in our group, Clearwater beach and the Wild Dolphin Cruise (out of the Florida Aquarium) were only a few minutes away, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter was jut over an hour. Our favourite restaurant was definitely the Cheesecake Factory, the food (and dessert)was excellent and we don't have any in Canada. If any of our Canadian friends are thinking about coming to this area we will be sure to recommend this gem. Thank you for sharing your home Bill and Susan!

Laurie, Ed and family
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: The central location is a winner and you guys definitely enjoyed the Bayhouse and area fully- come back again. We are proud of Tampa and our property.

Location

From the Owner

Location to Everything. Completely renovated with open architecture and modern finishings

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tampa International Airport at 7 Miles Nearest Beach : Causeway Beach (Courtney Campbell & Clearwater at 5 Miles Car: necessary

* TPA Int'l Airport: only 7 minutes away for easy in/out. Perfect for business stays

* Kayak the Mangrove Preserve or TPA Bay just 2 minutes away- wildlife, channel cuts, secluded coves, fishing and access to North Tampa Bay's open water. Dock & water access

* UNIVERSITIES- USF and UTampa, various colleges 10 mins away for sports & events.

* Many local golf courses. Causeway beaches within 5 min and St. Petersburg/Clearwater beaches (20 min). Disneyland (75 min), Aquariums, Lowry Park Zoo & Bush Gardens (20 min), all Sports stadiums (20 mins), downtown Tampa & Ybor City (10 min), TECO Winter Manatee sanctuary (40 min) . Casino, Horse & Dog racing, Hard Rock Casino, Tarpon Springs Greek fishing village (10-30 mins). Nightlife abounds in Tampa, Clearwater, St Pete, Oldsmar.

* SPORTS- Hey NY Yankee fans- see spring training 15 minutes from door. Ten major league baseball teams practice within area

Availability

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 3 2015 - Feb 21 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
$5,400
 
 
High Season
Feb 28 2015 - Apr 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
$5,600
 
 
Summer Rate
May 2 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
$5,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee per stay $150

Minimum 7 nights. Saturday-Saturday preferred rates. Holidays higher.
* Rates & Availability vary by season and holidays, please inquire
* Other Costs: Cleaning fee- $150/stay
* RESERVING DATES: U$ funds. 1) Check- Deposit check and balance check prior to arrival day, 2) Credit card/bank- PayPal verified secure, or 3) Bank Wire Transfer. Fees to renters acct

Amenities

From the Owner

Salt water views, kayak to North Tampa Bay & Mangroves

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Budget
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board

Kitchen

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Dining

Entertainment

  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Events Allowed

Location Type

  • Waterfront
  • Water View

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • golf

Floor Area

  • 2100 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Completely remodeled

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • MBR & BR 2 are premium queens (2), BR3 twins (2)

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • * Included- Linens, bath & beach towels, hairdryers, liquid hand soap, dish and laundry detergent, general cleaning products, initial paper products (TP, paper towels, coffee filters), new LG washer/dryer, dishwasher * All kitchen dining and cooking gear, coffee maker. All appliances are Energy Star. Large BBQ grill on pool deck for great outdoor gatherings * Dual central AC. All utilities and WIFI, HD Cable, Plasma & LCD TV's, DVD/CD players * Private, lighted Pool area overlooking salt water, (2) hi and low docks (up to 35 foot boat), rear patio & wood sun deck, adirondack chairs. * Two person kayak with life preservers (3 adult, 1 child) and rigged for fishing!! * Seperate RV or trailer parking on property. Two car garage. Community boat ramp blocks away
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