About This Listing
Suite includes Private Bath, Microwv/Fridge, coffeemaker, tea, fruit, crackers, gourmet cheese and a bottle of wine to enjoy in the garden. Large park across the street 2 tennis courts a lake, etc. Let this be your city oasis in Tampa.
The perimeter is covered with a Passion vine, blooms year round with purple blooms, so hopefully inspires passion to our vacationers. You may enjoy your gourmet breakfast served in your private outdoor dining room or unlock your door and share in the insi
The space is set up to be totally private, there is a separate side entrance, the picture on the website shows the slate path I recently installed to enable you to enjoy total anonymity or if you prefer, you're welcome to use the front entrance. At the bottom left of this paragraph you will see "more" typed in red, please click on that and read the entire description before you book. . A perk I didn't realize would come with my airbnb guests is: Some of you are very sociable and willing to share stories of your lives and the amazing places you've been. If you're staying for a few days and you'd like a private dinner, you're welcome to use the kitchen and dining room. I'm totally blown away with my guests and I want your space to be totally yours when you arrive. I have to have the time in between guests to make it a haven for you so please stick to the check in/out times listed. I'm child friendly but the house is not, too much glass, sorry and only accommodates 2 adults. The outside garden is the perfect place to relax with squirrels and birds for company, they do their part to make this space as close to perfect as possible. Please let me know when you first contact me, if you'd prefer hello when checking in or just leave the key under the mat out back.
There is a washer and dryer, also a large park across the street for walking a small dog if you travel with your pet. The park has two tennis courts, a lake, Little League Baseball games, and an oval track for running laps and is about 100 yards from your front door. There is also a community pool which is seldom used but nicely maintained about 400' from your door. A vegetable market about a 1 1/2 blks, I walk there often, they have the best produce. A family owned restaurant "Gino's" is just around the corner from the mkt. Moderate price though only open in the evening. Iavaroni's the 2nd best steak restaurant (Bern's being the best) in Tampa is about a mile from here, easily walkable.
Interaction with Guests
You may use this vacation spot in total privacy, it's set up to be self contained, however you may enjoy the entire downstairs as almost entirely yours as I have a full apt. upstairs where I spend the majority of my time, you will see me on the computer upstairs in the open loft or in the kitchen where you're welcome to join in, but it's up to you how much socializing you want.
We are 2 minutes from Dale Mabry, one of Tampa's main streets. Many restaurants and stores line this avenue and we are minutes away from the airport and International Mall, one of Florida"s high end malls. Wonderful shopping and restaurants. 10 minutes from Busch Gardens and the Interstate to take you to other Florida attractions. 10 minutes to downtown and Ybor.
There is a bus stop at the corner of Busch and Armenia, though a car comes in handy. If you are using this for a stay in vacation and only occasionally need to get to the store or a restaurant , we will be glad to take you.
Other Things to Note
We have cats and I wouldn't recommend anyone with allergies booking this. The cats don't come in your room, but may wonder through the garden though they are skittish around people and probably won't be in the garden during your visit. I am obsessively clean, feed them upstairs, their litter box is also located upstairs behind closed doors in a bathroom with an air ventilator and maniacally maintained.
Only rule is no smoking please, even outside as the smoke wafts through the upstairs window. I have relaxed this policy and you may now smoke outside. Actually there are two rules: You are not allowed to be uncomfortable so please voice your concerns.
Private Bathroom has been recently updated with Granite countertops and a vessel sink , the faucet is unique, we think it's very Star Trekkie and hope you enjoy using it, there is a tub and shower also.
We had a good time with Lynne, she is very hospitable. Her gift of breakfast the last morning was so welcome, gave us an opportunity to get to know her a little bit. And the fresh baked goods, made us feel quite at home. The backyard is an inviting space. We showed up a little earlier than our check in time, don't do that! She needs the time to get the space and herself ready to play host. Thank you Lynne, you were our first airbnb host!
Lynne is amazingly welcoming! We had a great conversation about shared interests. Her place is beautiful and very comfortable. I felt completely at home at Lynne's and with Lynne. I would happily stay with Lynne again if I happen to come back to Tampa.
Lynne was very sweet and welcoming. I love that she always greeted us with a smile. The room was lovely and we loved the private entrance, especially coming back from our music festival and Kevin hart show late at night. As always there are mosquitoes in Florida and Lynne had everything prepared for us from OFF body spray to the candles to the after bite cream. Our stay was fully stocked up with toiletries,tea, coffee, and Lynne even made us breakfast in our last day. Thank you so much. You're great Lynne.
Lynne was so friendly and accommodating for us. It was our first time to do Airbnb and she helped us immediately feel very comfortable in her cute place. We loved the setting and the freedom to come and go. We also enjoyed getting to know Lynne.
I'm so sorry you didn't mention the sloping bed situation, specially because it's so easy to fix. I have a feather bed on top of the mattress and all I have to do is pull it off the bed take it out side and shake. I would have been more than happy to do that for you. Most people say they have never slept on a more comfortable mattress. There is a note posted in your room that says please tell me of anything you might need because your comfort is of the utmost importance. Since you insisted I read your book I thought you surely had read the message I left taped to the inside door of the armoire.
Lynne was a fantastic host! We loved the room and the conversations! The only bad part about the trip was the short stay. We defiantly coming back! This time I will open the wine and enjoy the beautiful garden! Ty for the oregano! My kitchen smells wonderful! See you soon! Bob and Kim
Lynne and her accommodations were exactly as described and I could not have asked for a more generous, accommodating and welcoming stay with her. The room was private, comfortable and quiet. I had everything that I needed and more. Lynne really does a fantastic job and is a fascinating cheerful wonderful host. I highly recommend her place, location and Lynne
As soon as Myra arrived, I felt such a friendship, I think she has that effect on everyone she meets, we met to go to an art show after her conference and she brought a colleague along and I had the most wonderful time. I was so happy to be included in such a fun day. Thank you Myra. One of your charms is: you are so forgiving, you give people the right to feel good about themselves. I am grateful to have met you. Please stay in touch.
About the Host, Lynne
I'm experiencing a rebirth through my airbnb guests, each one so interesting and well traveled. I've been in all the US states and surrounding countries but never Europe and now Europe comes to me. I've been lucky to have skied in all the western resorts and I Sky-dived for 5 years in my youth. Now I stay at home with my cats and wait for exciting travelers to come and visit. I'm also an avid reader and love offbeat movies. So come and share your stories with me.