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Immaculate Designer, Pool/Spa 4 King 1Queen Home, Gourmet Kitchen, 3 Family zone

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 325 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Enormous Estate Home 3500 Sq Ft, Large Solar Heated Pool, 4 King Beds 3.5 Baths

Enormous Family Estate. Totally SMOKE-FREE home. We are 17 minutes to Sun West Beach, and Water Park and 2 minutes to Golf, this immaculate designer home is PERFECT for 1,2,3 or even 4 couples or a LARGE FAMILY (10 adults and 2 babies in cribs).

This home has plenty of privacy in 4 separate sleeping zones (no bedrooms share walls) .Unlike most other rentals, this home includes FREE 24 Hour on call maintainance service.

Spacious 3500 sq ft. 4 bedroom 3 1/2 bath with 22,000 gallon SOLAR HEATED Pool, (w/removable protective baby safety fence) an outdoor lighted 8-10 person TIKI Bar with sink and beverage refrigerator, there is a crystal clear Hot Springs Hot tub for your use, and we provide free Wi-Fi internet including a printer for your boarding passes. Brighthouse Cable with free HBO and HDTV.

This estate home is situated on over an acre of private property,, only 35 miles north of Tampa International Airport and 5 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Only 15 minutes to the BEACH on the Gulf of Mexico. We are only 20 minutes from Tarpon Springs, and the world famous Sponge Docks, a short 40 minute drive to Busch Gardens/ Adventure Island.

More Details

Owner
John and Bunny Bond you can call or text to this number
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 31, 2017

About John and Bunny Bond you can call or text to this number

Originally from Maryland we have fallen in love with Florida and the incredible weather here all year. We chose this oversized home and have spent the last 15 years upgrading the kitchen and all baths to granite, adding plantation shutters, all new cabinetry, new floors, plus numerous other upgrades. We rent 99% to large families. reunions, weddings, friends and family groups. Our other home is next door, so if there is ever an issue 24/7 we are close by to help.

John and Bunny Bond you can call or text to this number purchased this house in 2000

Why John and Bunny Bond you can call or text to this number chose New Port Richey

This home has everything for everyone, all ages. From the heated pool and SPA, the safety of the retractable pool fence, the toys and games, the 6 TVs, so there is never a disagreement over what shows to watch. We are located to many beaches, but everyone loves the enclosed pool cage (no bugs) and it does cut down on the sun burn. Being in a gated Airport community makes this home more than special. Our guests love to take pictures of the plane in our hangar, and others taxiing down the roads.

What makes this house unique

Simply put, you have all the benefits of your own home, your own kitchen, private baths, private pool and spa, no sharing with people you haven't brought along.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Don't look anywhere else. This is it! Something for every age. Party or quiet getaway. Lots of room, very comfortable with a beautiful and well appointed kitchen. Good information notebook and instructions/labeling in the house was thoughtful and helpful.Private pool, luxurious beds,gated quiet neighborhood, garage,great location. Grocery, restaurants, shopping,recreation, attractions,and water nearby. Many conveniences in the house. Very nicely decorated but not fussy. Everything they advertise is true and then some. Its a warm, home atmosphere.I'm pretty sure John and Bunny have thought of everything but are very accessible if needed. We will definitely come back again. Especially fun to see the neighbors go by in their AIRPLANES! Very good value. I'm telling you; GO for it
Sep 2010
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Amenities

Hidden Lake Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , 2 vessel sinks, separate shower room, oversized garden tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , large vanity with 2 sinks, walkin shower, large towel closet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , outdoor pool bath has sink, walk in shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet , pedestal sink, built in vanity, skylight
  • all bathrooms have hand held showers and hair dryers, all come with shampoos, shower gels etc
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    delux sleeper queen size - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • all bedrooms have TV's with cable, all have dressers, mirrors, and large closets
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
4 hair dryers, one in each bath

Reviews

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Immaculate Designer, Pool/Spa 4 King 1Queen Home, Gourmet Kitchen, 3 Family zone
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
London, Ontario
5

another great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This was our sixth year at John & Bunny's home...I'm not sure what else to say except when someone rents a vacation home 6 years in a row (and next year will be # 7) this would indicate what we think of this home. Each year when we travel from Canada to John & Bunny's it's kind of like coming home (to our temporary home:). There isn't a thing that isn't covered and now with grandchildren it's become even more of a holiday! Keep up the good work and I look forward to many more years.

The Rolph families

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely beautiful. We rented this house completely blind. When we arrived, it was much more than we imagined. So much room, perfect layout, beautifully decorated, and the pool/bar/hot tub area is amazing. Bunny helped us organize our wedding, John performed the ceremony, and they allowed us to have a cookout with friends and family at the house. The weather was perfect, which just added to our perfect wedding week.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manassas, VA
5

THIS IS OUR NEW FAVORITE!

  • 5 of 5

My expectations were high for this home based on the reviews I had read. They were all true -- no exaggerations. The location was ideal for us to explore the sights and attractions of this area of Florida. The house had every comfort and convenience we could want. We ended up doing a lot more lounging around the house and pool than we had expected. And it was always a pleasure returning to the house at the end of each day.

Thanks again Bunny and John for being the perfect hosts.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to your next visit as well. It was our pleasure to meet you and yours.
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Wolverhampton, England
5

Lovely home and people

  • 5 of 5

Second visit to John & Bunny's vacation home. This was a special visit as our Daughter was getting married. John and Bunny organised the Beach wedding venue, photographer, they reccomended the florists and virtually took all the stress out of the wedding.

John officiated over the happy couple, and what a great job he did, Bunny laid out the flowers, chairs, and the floral archway etc, She did a great job, it all looked so pretty. The two photographers were superb and once again a big thank you to J&B for their help arranging them. Both photographers were first class. Overall besides a beautiful home away from home, with every amenity you could want and more. The home is 5 star. But the people behind it, John and Bunny are the best, nicest and most helpful people you could wish to meet. They truly are two uniquely nice people. If you like us are looking for a chill out holiday with all you could possibly want and more, look no further than here! You will surely be so welcomed by J&B and very happy with the whole package.

We have so many happy memories of this house, and all that was done by John and Bunny to make our Daughters day a special one. We all hope to be back soon. Thanks guys

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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New Hampshire
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This house was so great! For the first time we have found a home that has all the "bell's and whistles". We found everything we needed and then some! The beds are very comfortable and we found everything so clean and inviting! A true home away from home. Thank-you for being so kind and welcoming! We highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5

Simply excellent

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house to spend a family vacation in, especially for families with children. All the information about the house on the Vacation Rentals website is accurate, and there are even a few pleasant surprises.

Unlike other vacation houses we've stayed in, this house has a warm, lived-in, even luxuriously comfortable feel. The furniture is well made and in good condition. The kitchen is stocked well enough to prepare a lavish meal for a large group. The decor has an attractive and whimsical beach theme..

One of our favorite aspects of the house was the fully screened-in patio area and large patio doors, which on warm days erased the distinction between inside and out. The entire patio area is marvelous, and of course there is a wonderful pool and hot tub, lovingly tended daily by owner John.

Inside, the many family photos remind guests that they are staying in someone's home, not a mere investment property. You can feel the warmth and familial happiness, which is all the more evident and striking when you meet Bunny and John.

The master bedroom is large, and the king-size bed it contains is exceptionally comfortable. The spacious master bathroom has all the luxurious features one would need. Other bedrooms and bathrooms are smaller but still comfortable. While indoors, we spent most of our time in the large kitchen or adjoining family room, with its comfy reclining chairs, HDTV, and surround-sound system. The large-capacity washer and dryer let guests spend less time doing laundry and more time enjoying the fabulous

There are plenty of good restaurants in the area. A selection of menus and tourist information is provided in a basket on the kitchen counter. A supermarket and liquor store are just five minutes away.

Owners Bunny and John could write a book on how to manage a vacation rental property. There are so many thoughtful touches -- labels on light switches, a thick binder containing instructions for operating the home's features, and drawers filled with everything you could conceivably need on a vacation. They're easily accessible during your stay if have any questions or can't find something. While we were there, I had trouble getting the barbecue to light. When I mentioned this to John, he had a working replacement brought in before the end of the day. A barbecue, he said, is a key element of the Florida lifestyle, and he wouldn't dream of having us do without one. That kind of concern and service is exemplary.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review and thank you also for your great ideas to make the home even better. We will implement the his and her terry robes, and the ideas for the fireplace are already in the works. We are updating the master once again with granite and 2 vessel bowls, coastal style cabinets and decor. We are always updating everything because we have so many return guests who look forward to the updates and additions to enhancements. You were truly wonderful guests.
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Map

Nearest Airport
34 Miles
both TPA Tampa Inter, & PIE St. Pete/Clearw
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Ruby Tuesday, Beef Obrady's, Sioux City Steakhouse
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Ferry to Beach Island in Dunedin/Caledesi
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
River Ridge Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Outback, Bonefish, Carabba's, Olive Garden, others
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sun West Park or Fred Howard
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Enjoy waterfront restaurants w/fresh seafood & live music.

* Charter or rent boats, kayaks & sailboats.

* Deep Sea Fishing 5 miles away.

* Swim with real mermaids.

* Explore Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks - Greek Cuisine and Culture.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Relax and picnic poolside.

* Shelling and Snorkling.

* Bike riding in local parks.

* mini golf.

* Visit our FREE Local Beaches.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* games.

* movies.

* beachfront restaurants.

* beaches.

* parks.

Sun West and Gulf beaches are all within 10-15 minutes, we provide a book showing their locations, also an abundance of outdoor sporting opportunities are evident by the numerous public and private golf courses, tennis courts and recreation facilities. Those who enjoy the great outdoors will appreciate the many lakes, rivers, crystal clear springs and nature parks found throughout the area.

We are in an ideal neighborhood for walking, jogging and biking (Bicycles provided for Adults & children)

Orlando (1 hr.55 minutes) - Universal Studios, Walt Disney World,

Islands of Adventure, Sea World

Tampa (40 minutes) Busch Gardens/Adventure Island only 30 minutes

Lowry Park Zoo, Museum of Science & Industry, Florida Aquarium

Beaches, boat rental, camping, casino, Fishing, fishing charters, 15 minutes

Golfing (20 or more courses) within 10-30 minutes

Fitness centers

Hiking, horseback riding local- within 5 minutes

Scuba diving, dive shops

Parks

Congo River Mini-Golf - and Monster Golf

Shopping malls, Flea markets, craft fairs

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $200

Minimum stay is 5 nights unless otherwise agreed upon by owners.
Note:Another home in the same

Deposit as follows: 50% of rent only due at booking, final payment due 30 days prior to stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.