About this listing
Close to airports, Disney and Busch Garden as well as White sand west coast beaches. Safety Harbor is a quiet unique small town right near Tampa, FL. So much to do close impossible to list.
Bedroom is quiet and beautiful right next to a kitchen you can use. This is an " en suite" with bathroom/shower right off bedroom. Make yourself at home and relax by the clean sunny pool.
You have use of a stylish living room with view of the pool . Feel free to use Kitchen and dining area and back porch, pool and back yard. Come and enjoy Florida easy living.
Interaction with Guests
Stay with Carolyn and Mike who have stayed at many international hostels and will provide local color and culture! We are teachers and are busy, however we always have time to meet new friends.
Very quiet Safe neighborhood. Make sure you see downtown Safety Harbor. Visit the pier and maybe see Manatees!
The Jolly Trolley can take you all around the area, however a rental car is recommended.
Fabulous stay in the rain! Beautiful home in a quiet neigbourhood. Our host where amazing, very discret as we hardly ever saw them. We felt right at home away from home. The covered porch is where we spent most of our time and the pool was nice too. Thanks for making us feel so welcomed.
This room was perfect. The private suite with your own bathroom and shower as well is a huge bonus. It's in a great location in a quiet neighborhood. But it's also close to a main road centrally located between tampa and clearwater so you get anywhere around those areas with ease. The bedroom is large and the beds are both very comfortable. The common rooms are nicely decorated and have everything you can want or need. Including a washer and dryer, access to the kitchen, and a pool.
The hosts were beyond helpful and nice. We had a lot of fun talking to them whenever we all were there. They also even let us borrow a pinch of garlic salt and flour for a recipe we cooked!
Overall a great experience.
Lovely couple and lovely home. The bedroom had a peaceful aura to it, which was a very good thing since I spent most of my time there reading and meditating (and of course, sleeping). I felt welcomed and was given the space that I needed to "do my own thing". The neighborhood was quite with a publix and restaurants nearby when I wanted something to eat. It was an added plus when Mike and Carolyn invited me to blueberry pancakes! It was a wonderful stay and I would recommend "Carolyn's..." to a friend.
Carolyn & Mike were very accommodating & had a nice book with listings of restaurants, maps & travel information. I got some good local stories & local information about what to do.
The listing was absolutely accurate, but the pictures do not do their home justice. It is impeccably clean & uncluttered. A vacation dream.
When I walked in, I felt like I was walking into a Zen monastery: quiet, peaceful, spacious, the walls painted in lush tropical tones.
My room was absolutely private, plenty of space & some good reads. There is a nice large screen TV, but I didn't use it. The pool area is lovely where I sat with morning coffee, listening to the birds.
The neighborhood is very quiet and safe. Easy drive to Tampa airport. The center of town (about a mile away) is cozy cute with good walking areas, some lovely restaurants, art galleries & shopping.
I will definitely consider returning & telling my friends about Carolyn's.
Carolyn and Mike were great hosts! They have a great binder put together with local information.
The space was exactly as described and pictured-very comfortable. The neighborhood is great, access to the bay for walking and running is good. We used the pool too, it was really nice after a run/walk.
Stay here for 6 nights for a small vacation. It was really nice and quiet. I enjoy the pool for a bit. Their house was pretty cute and tidy :) . I liked it how everything is walking distances ;restaurants and other stores. You can come and go as you please without bothering them which was also nice. The beach was only 20 min away didn't rent a car so I use über instead to take me there and other places. Which save me some money. Carolyn and Mike are a lovely couple. It was nice meeting them and staying in their home. Maybe I'll come back again :) thank you for having me.
About the Host, Carolyn
We are well-traveled and enjoy meeting like minded travelers. We have stayed at many homestays so we can anticipate a traveler's wants and needs! We keep up on events and festivals and are knowledgeable about the local attractions.