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1928 Craftsman Bungalow In Seminole Heights. Walk To Zoo, Dining, Shops & More!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Located In Tampa's Coolest And Most Central Neighborhood, Completely Renovated!

Two houses on one property, a 1928 Craftsman Bungalow (2 beds 2 baths) with a detached 1 bedroom 1 bathroom cottage with full kitchen, professionally designed and furnished, luxury with old world charm awaits. Big front porch for sipping coffee or tea and reading the news paper but the outdoor space is all about the back garden. Built in furniture, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, tropical landscaping. Tall ceilings throughout, Apple TV, Washer/Dryer, huge master bathroom overlooking lush tropical backyard space. Comfort is King in this historical home! Each building is completely detached and there are no shared walls or shared amenities.

NO expense was spared while furnishing the home with unique and brand new mid century style pieces, the highest quality linens and towels made with real Egyptian cottons, original art pieces, an extremely functional and welcoming kitchen with all the tools you would need to be a home chef, 2 generous bathrooms and two FULL size beds in the 2nd bedroom for kids or group travelers. The mattresses are brand new and considered some of the best reviewed in the world. Apple TV with Netflix and high speed WiFi will allow you to entertain yourself or work from home.

Seminole Heights is Tampa's greatest up and coming neighborhood, and is exciting the "foodie" scene on a national stage, with recent mentions in Travel and Leisure, Money Magazine and beyond. It's an extremely exciting place to be for foodies, craft beer enthusiasts and artists, as well as families with a taste for the extraordinary! Walk to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, America's #1 rated Zoo for kids. Epps park and the Hillsborough River are also a short walk, and eateries, cafes, bakeries, vintage shops and more are all a short walk away.

Between myself and my manager Kim, we will strive to be sure you are completely comfortable and happy, that you have everything you need and more, and will be available for you should you have any questions or concerns.

More Details

Owner
Jeff Curtis
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

About Jeff Curtis

I'm an avid traveler, real estate broker, musician and family man. I enjoy cooking and food culture, the arts, my Tampa sports teams, fishing, golfing and living the good life with my beautiful better half.

I was born and raised in Tampa, Fl, and lived the first 30 years of my life there. I moved to Venice Beach in Los Angeles, CA, in 2012. I frequently visit home, and this property is the home I lived in for the last 8 years of my Tampa residency. There's a fine chance I will move into this home once again, so now's your chance to visit before it's too late !! :)

I believe that traveling is more than just a destination. It's a journey, it's a way to meet new and interesting people and to see the world through other's eyes. Comfort and knowledge are equally as important! Staying in my home will hopefully allow you to see my beloved city somewhat through my eyes. I welcome dialogue and would absolutely love to make suggestions and recommendations as wanted. I want everyone to enjoy thoroughly their time in my home, and in my home city, Tampa Bay, Florida.

Jeff Curtis purchased this house in 2004

Why Jeff Curtis chose Tampa

This property is "the one" for many reasons! The history on Tampa is much more rich than one may think. This 1928 Craftsman Bungalow plus matching cottage, if only walls could speak! Many of the original charms still exist, including the original 1928 pine floors, which have been meticulously restored to their natural beauty. Archways, tall ceilings and crown moldings, high baseboards will make you feel like you've taken a trip back into time, while absolutely NO expense was spared while furnishing the home with unique mid century pieces, the highest quality linens and towels made with real Egyptian cottons, original art pieces, an extremely functional and welcoming kitchen with all the tools you would need to be a home chef, 2 generous bathrooms and two FULL size beds in the 2nd bedroom for kids or group travelers. The mattresses are brand new and considered some of the best reviewed in the world. Apple TV with Netflix and high speed WiFi will allow you to entertain yourself or work from home.

As previously mentioned, Seminole Heights is definitely Tampa's greatest up and coming neighborhood, and is exciting the foodie scene on a national stage, with recent mentions in Travel and Leisure, Money Magazine and beyond. It's an extremely exciting place to be for foodies, craft beer enthusiasts and artists, as well as families with a taste for the extraordinary!

Between myself and Kim (my helper), we will strive to be sure you are completely comfortable and happy, that you have everything you need and more, and will be available for you should you have any questions or concerns.

What makes this house unique

One unique benefit is the central location. Literally just a 10-15 minute drive from :

USF (Univesity of South Florida)

Busch Gardens

Ybor City

Tampa Convention Center

Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa International Airport

Clearwater Beach

St. Pete Beach

Moffitt Cancer Center

More...

And just over the bridge are world renowned beaches Clearwater, St. Pete, Fort DeSoto, John's Pass, Reddington, and more.

Maybe you'll be lucky enough to visit during one of the communities "Porch Parties" and host and visit front porches of fellow bungalow dwellers, or wander down to peaceful Epps Park, a short walk from the house to the Hillsborough River.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

1928 Craftsman Bungalow In Seminole Heights. Walk To Zoo, Dining, Shops & More!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
Troutdale, Or
5

Nice little house in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 days before a cruise out of Tampa to explore the area and to visit Busch Gardens. We found the house in fine shape with everything we needed. We also found the location great in regards to the theme park, airport, and cruise port. Would definitely stay here again if we find ourselves headed to Tampa.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Miami, FL
5

Thanksgiving in Tampa

  • 5 of 5

We spent an enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend at this house in Seminole Heights. The location is centrally located with good freeway access from which we easily went to Clearwater Beach, St Petersburg, downtown Tampa and Ybor City.

The house with the bungalow was very comfortable for us and two adult children/one significant other. We brought Thanksgiving dinner from our home in Miami and easily heated and served it, which was nicer than going out.

We walked to the Rooster & the Till one night for dinner--really good small plates. We were also frequent customers of the coffee shop next door. It's great that there's a lot within walking distance.

Jeff was very communicative and a great host. We'd do this rental again the next time we do a family trip to Tampa.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5

This was such a beautiful home and a blessing , my fathers hip surgery went great and it just so happened we were there when Matthew hit our city , the owner went above and beyond to check on us and allowed us to stay a longer length of time until the storm passed! We would definitely rent again and there is a wonderful coffee shop ok walking distance that I went to every day 😏🤓

Thank you so much! It couldn't have worked out better !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice house!

  • 4 of 5

A nice home, with all the basic needs, comfortable for big families... Our only suggestion is a fumigation to get rid of all unwanted insects.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there and so sorry you had a bad experience with insects. We definitely have a routine fumigation, but we can't completely control the insects, and it is Florida in super rainy season. Sounds like you were still able to enjoy the property, and we will be calling our pest company right away. Jeff
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5

Cute!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the vintage feel of the place! Suited our stay just perfectly. Must say all the beds and pillows were also SO comfortable. Owner is also friendly and good to work with. Thanks!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Seminole Heights property was extremley well kept and very clean

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Seminole Heights property during our 2016 Shriners Convention and were extremely please with our choice. The versatility of the two living areas was like having two homes in one. The location gave us easy access to all our activities held at the Tampa convention center and historic Ybor City.

The homes were very well kept, but if I were to rate the best part of our stay, it would have to be the owners pleasant and welcoming personality. Even at a distance he went over, and above to insure that our stay was perfect, Jeff, Job Well Done!

Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Lowry Park Zoo
"Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is consistently rated #1 Zoo in America for Kids! But don't worry, th..."
Tampa Museum of Art
"Fantastic collection and exhibits, the building and grounds themselves are worth the visit, ..."
Big Cat Rescue
"Something different? Check out Big Cat Rescue - a fantastic organization and a fun and uniqu..."
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe
"Cool Cool Cool! And Delicious. Indoor dining amongst the folk art in soaring high ceilings, ..."
Cigar City Brewing
Florida state parks - Hillsborough River
"There are numerous parks throughout the city. Hillsborough River is one of the best, but als..."
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
"One of the best airports in the world, and that's not even my own biased opinion! Joe Lopano..."
The Independent Bar and Cafe
"My favorite spot for coffee and a cuban by day, craft beers by night. "
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
"The BUCS! "
Busch Gardens - Tampa
Nearest Airport
11.3 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Front Porch Grill
Nearest Train
4.8 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-275
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Chop Chop Shop
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
So Many Beaches!
Car: recommended

Seminole Heights is Tampa's greatest up and coming neighborhood, and is exciting the "foodie" scene on a national stage, with recent mentions in Travel and Leisure, Money Magazine and beyond. It's an extremely exciting place to be for foodies, craft beer enthusiasts and artists, as well as families with a taste for the extraordinary! Walk to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, America's #1 rated Zoo for kids. Epps park and the Hillsborough River are also a short walk, and eateries, cafes, bakeries, vintage shops and more are all a short walk away.

Outside of Seminole Heights, it's only a short drive to most attractions and destinations, rarely more than 15 minutes, including University of South Florida (USF), Busch Gardens, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Museum of Art, Riverwalk Park, University of Tampa, Tampa International Airport, Ybor City, Channelside District, downtown, Moffitt Cancer Center and more.

Short drive to beaches as well, ranging from 20 minutes to 45 minutes. Tampa Bay holds some of the nation's top rated beaches!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £125
Refundable Damage Deposit £332
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Old Seminole Heights in Tampa Bay

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Duel Vanity Sinks, View of Lush Tropical Back Yard
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - in cottage - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are spacious and clean, full bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , Highest Rated Mattress, Ceiling Fan, Storage Dressers
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , Spacious with 2 FULL size beds, because a twin is too small!
    Bedroom 3 (in the cottage) - 1 Large Double Bed , 3rd bedroom is ensuite in the cottage
  • Enjoy the finest sheets, pillows and mattress in the classic designed master suite, huge walk in closet and storage dresser for clothing or other storage while traveling. Natural light and a private en-suite oversized master bathroom. In the 2nd bedroom, same mattresses and linens, on two FULL size beds, for the larger group travelers or travelers with children. Comfort is King!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming

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