Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
$159
Per Night
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About this listing

The perfect spot for your home away from home!
Beautifully and comfortably decorated.
Nicely appointed.
Once you arrive, you'll probably want to "stay home" and relax on the screened patio with an awesome view of the pond and water fountains.

Stroll across this bridge. Gaze at the fish, turtles & ducks.

Stroll across this bridge. Gaze at the fish, turtles & ducks.


The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: $150
Security Deposit: $300
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Moderate

Description

The Space

"Coolest Place to Stay in the area!(URL HIDDEN)Savvy Real estate Rainmaker Newsletter
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Dear Guests,
This is an Adults Only accommodation (18 yrs+).

In addition to this listing, we also offer a PRIVATE ROOM with a PRIVATE, full bathroom in the room.
Please see our other listing and email us for availability.

OTHER LISTING
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Storms @ Sunset (Room)
https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/4405292
(Private Room with private, full bath)
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Welcome to a great location and to a clean home!

• In the day, as you stroll along the bridge, gaze into the water and watch the beautiful fish, turtles, ducks and wildlife.

• In the night, the water fountains transition into a CALM BLUE color

Our places were designed with the quiet and mature adult in mind, the guest who is looking for a respite or retreat.

So, please, no kids, no infants, no toddlers, no children, no teenagers under 18 years, and no pets.

Thank you for your understanding (smile).
We're really looking forward to hosting you.


OPTIONAL SERVICES/FEES:
If you need any of these optional services, they can be made available for you at an additional cost.
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Service #1:
Business Travelers or Work From Home Professionals
The space is well equipped for professionals who work from home or business travelers.
• Landline, speakerphone, fax, copier, scanner or extra desk/table.
- Fee is $100.

Service #2:
• One FREE load included in your stay.
EXTRA loads of laundry have a cost.
- Fee is $10 per load.

Service #3:
• Movie Channels are included in your stay (HBO, Showtime, Cinemax).
But, items like Pay-Per-View, special movies or channels ordered from the cable provider have a cost.
- Fee is the actual cost from the cable provider PLUS taxes.

Service #4:
• Late Check-Out times.
The space is very popular and always booked.
An extra 15 minutes can be allowed in the home.
After 15 minutes, the Late Check-Out fee will be due.
So always call, email or text us immediately when you leave.
- Fee is 50% of the daily rate for that specific day PLUS taxes.

Service #5:
• Lost gate card or keys.
- Fee is $ 80.00


DETAILS ABOUT THE SPACE:
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This is a very spacious, bright, apartment, in a private gated community, nestled in the desirable Citrus Park/Westchase area on the west side of Tampa.

The home is only ½ a mile from Citrus Park mall, grocery stores, movie theaters, paved walking trails, many great restaurants and a 24-hour Walmart.

Our guests have stayed here while doing a residency or medical work at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), training for professional sports teams at Raymond James Stadium, attending retreats, sporting events at Raymond James Stadium, Gasparilla Pirate Festivals, purchasing investment properties in the area, and attending various seminars.


WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE AND NEARBY
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• Citrus Park Mall (½ a mile or five minute walk)
• Movie theaters at the mall and an Imax theater

Restaurants within walking distance include:
• Grill 54, Outback Steak House, Carrabba's Italian Grill, AppleBees
• Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, Steak and Shake
• Citrus Park Mall restaurants, Yogurtology and Yougurt Land

Other restaurants nearby include:
• Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, Olive Garden, Chipotle Mexican Grill
• Chili's, LongHorn Steakhouse, BJ's Restaurant, Brewhouse, Cheesecake Factory
• StarBucks, McDonalds, Boston's, Texas De Brazil, many Latin restaurants
• Sips Specialty Coffee House, Red Robbins, Chinese, Dairy Queen

• Check out the Restaurant Guide book in the home for you. It's loaded with a variety of: Latin, Indian, Thai, American, Asian and more

Other Grocery Stores and Destinations in area:
Abby's Health & Nutrition grocery
• Rollin Oats Market & Café
• Nutrition Smart
• Village Health Market
• Chuck's Natural Food Marketplace
• Whole Foods grocery
• Trader Joe's super market
• Fresh Market
• Busch Gardens is on the SAME street as the home


WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE and WHY INFO
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Before you book a reservation, send us an email with the following:
1 - Purpose of Trip: vacation, sold home, relocation etc..
2 - How many people will occupy the home.
Note: Passports, driver's license and other government issued ID is required for all occupants


EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
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In an emergency or last minute situation, we will do our best to accommodate you.
We are highly responsive to all prospective guests and current guests.


STICK TO THE SCHEDULED TIMES
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While we try to accommodate all check-in and check-out times, the home is extremely popular and conflicts can easily arise. Due to this, we ask that you really stick to standard check-in and check-out times.

COMMUNICATION
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• Communication is very important to us.
• All formal communication will be done through the vacation rental website.
• Before and during your stay, touch base with us.
• Call, email or text us at any time, day or night.
• If one “itsy, bitsy, teeny, tiny, eeny, weenie" thing bothers you, then we want to know
• We will respond promptly and resolve the issue.


SECURITY DEPOSIT AND REVIEWS
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All guests are required to leave a review of the home. This is very important because other prospective guests are leery of the pictures for the property and rely on the reviews. If you have a concern, please speak with us first and allow us to address your concern. There is always a solution.

• Security Deposits are refundable as long as there is no damage.
• So, leave a review immediately after you exit.
•AirBnB holds your security deposit. They are responsible for returning this to all guests.


THE HOME
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• The home has a marvelous view of the pond and water fountains from most of the rooms
• WI-FI (Wireless Internet)
• Cable TV with movie channels like HBO, Showtime, Cinemax.
• For a fee, special channels and movies can be ordered through the TV.
• DVD movies to watch
• Dominoes and cards
• Scrabble!!!!
• Backgammon: Roll the dice and scream: “Six-One!" or “Three-One!" and dominate over your opponent!
• 3 Flat screen TVs – one in Living Room (50" Smart TV) and one in each bedroom

The kitchen is fully equipped:
• Electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with ice maker
• Nice spices for cooking, canned goods, light snacks
• Coffee, Tea, & Espresso
• Can opener, wine bottle openers, wine glasses
• measuring cups/spoons, pots, pans
• Cutting boards, Henckels Knives (cutlery)
• Flatware, plates, glasses, paper plates and cups
• Insulated bag for taking food to beach or parks or walking trail
• Electric hand mixer for mixing cake batter/eggs
• Vitamix, Jay the Juiceman Juicer with recipes
• Cuisinart food processor, rice cooker, toaster
• Salad spinner, crock pot, glass baking dish
• Tea towels, dish towels, dish detergent, trash bags, cleaning products

Basic new toiletries available for emergencies:
• tooth paste and tooth brush
• soap/body wash
• alcohol, peroxide, cotton balls and more!
• 100% cotton sheets
• full size ironing board and iron
• Washer/ Dryer and laundry detergent
• One FREE wash/load is included in your stay. A fee is charged for extra loads.
• Hair Dryer and flat iron for hair
• FREE parking at location


THE LIVING ROOM
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• 50" Smart TV mounted on the wall.
• Login to your Netflix/Hulu account and enjoy movies.
• Room DVD Player (Shared between Living and Bedroom)
• Reclining Love Seat/Sofa
• Black Suede Chaise Lounge Chair
• Nice lighting and ceiling fan


DINING ROOM
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• Table for 2 - 4 people is available


BATHROOMS WITH SHOWER
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• Full bathrooms, nicely decorated
• Shower and tub combination
• Nice hot water
• Good water pressure


STORAGE
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• In the bedrooms, there is extra space in the closet.
• In the closet, space to hang clothes and store luggage
• In the headboard of the bed, space for small personal belongings
• In one of the bedrooms, there are drawers for garments


HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS CHECKLIST
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This information is in a very organized Kitchen drawer.
Just open the drawers and look.

Guest Access

ACCESS TO HOME & IDENTITY VERIFICATION
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ALERT: AirBnB has heightened their security and safety rules.
Additionally, it's a standard practice in the rental business for hosts/landlords/owners to verify guests.
You cannot be granted access to any property without ID.

1 - We will meet you for check-in. It's a gated community.
2 - You'll tour the home and immediately let us know if it's acceptable for you.
3 - Receive one key for the front door
4 - Receive one Gate Card for the gate.
5 - Receive password to WIFI network
6 - Receive phone number for landline if you paid for the extra services.
7 - Enjoy the bottled waters, candy in the dish, and light refreshments

Interaction with Guests

GUEST INTERACTION
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The following morning, after check-in, we like to speak with our guest to make sure that the first night and morning went well.

After this, we do not contact the guests unless it is an emergency.

We do make ourselves available 24 hours by phone and text in case our guests need absolutely anything.

If you are traveling alone and would like company for dinner or outings, tell us.
We would love to accompany you.

The Neighborhood

We love the 10 mile, paved trail that is within walking distance. The name of the trail is Upper Tampa Bay Trail. It has things like shaded areas, cold-water kiosks and bathroom facilities. It is several miles long. People walk, run, roller blade, bike ride and more on that trail. We also like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Yogurtology, which is next to the trail.

The beaches for Clearwater and Saint Petersburg are 30-35 minutes away.

Getting Around

A rental car is preferred for the area. Public transportation is available. Bus stops are within walking distance.

Other Things to Note

AERO BED
An AeroBed (air mattress) is available for use.
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• This is a full size, comfortable, air mattress that is raised 22' high from the floor.
• It was purchased at Bed, Bath and Beyond.
• The bed can be quickly inflated in less than 5 minutes.
• This AeroBed sleeps two average-size adults comfortably.
• Nice linen and pillows can be provided.
• See a picture of this bed with the photos of this home.

ALLERGY SUFFERERS
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A kitty has been in the condo. The kitty will NEVER be there during your stay.
If you are allergic to pet dander, do not stay at this condo.

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House Rules

HOUSE RULES
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As the host, we use the same Terms of Service posted on the AirBnB website at: https://www.airbnb.com/terms.
Like AirBnB, we reserve the right to interpret or modify our terms.

• Guests are required to leave a review of the home.
• Home is carpeted.
• Do not walk on carpet with your shoes.
• Remove your shoes at the door and leave them on the ceramic tile or shoe rack
• House slippers or footies are available
• Do not place wet towels or clothes on carpet
• This is an Adults Only accommodation (18 yrs+).
• No smoking
• No drugs, including pot (AKA) marijuana
• No Pets
• No Parties
• Do not move the furniture without asking us first
• No more than 4 occupants can occupy the home, possibly 6 with our approval
• Quiet Hours start at 9:30 p.m.
• Follow the provided “Check-In and Check-Out" procedures


TWO DAYS BEFORE YOU ARRIVE – PROVIDE IDENTIFICATION:
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• Email us your travel/driving or flight itinerary
• Email us through the vacation rental website and provide the names and age ranges of all occupants
• Fax, text or email a copy of the driver's license, passport or other government issued ID for all occupants over 18 years of age.

***OPTIONS FOR SENDING ID: ***
1 - Fax it to us. Fax number will be provided.

2 - Scan and email it to us

3 - Take a photo with your iPhones/smart phone and send via email or text. Most guests use this option.


CHECK-OUT PROCEDURES & INFO
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1 – Put all dirty and wet towels in the tub in the bathroom.

2 – Do not remove the linen from the bed. The maid will strip the bed.

3 – Put all dirty dishes in the sink and on counter tops in the kitchen.

4 – OPENED food, put in the trash.
– OPENED condiments, leave in the refrigerator.
– UNOPENED food and beverages, leave in the refrigerator, freezer or cabinets.

5 – Collect all trash and place it in a 13-Gallon, trash bag. All trash MUST be bagged. Then, put the bag in the bin outside the front door for Trash Valet Service (pick-up)

6 – Put the Gate Card in the red bowl on the table below the TV in the Living Room.

7 – Lock the door and put the key under the doormat.

8 – Call or text us immediately after you leave so that we can pick up the key.

9 – Check-out time is firm. 15 extra minutes is allowed in the home. After this, the fee will be charged.

10 – Immediately complete the review of the home.

11 – Your security deposit will be refunded in a few business days

LATE CHECK-OUTS
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• The listing is very popular. We can not always allow late check-out times.

LATE CHECK-INS
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• If you need to check-in later than the publicized time, tell us two days in advance

• If your flight is late or there is an emergency, then contact us immediately. We will wait for you or make arrangements for you to get access.

REFUNDS: LEAVING EARLY
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• If you want to leave before your check-out date, this will be allowed if we can get a new guest who can take your space.

DISCOUNTS
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• Unfortunately, we do not give military discounts or AAA discounts

PROPERTY OFF LIMITS:
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• Desktop Computer
• Laptop Computers
• Books, CDs and Software

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay
As you enter the front door, enjoy the chocolates in the dish on this table.

As you enter the front door, enjoy the chocolates in the dish on this table.

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