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Casa del Tren, A Rare Find! Best Location + Serious Fun + Super Hosts!
Vacation Home hosted by John
6 Guests . 2 Bedrooms . 2 Bathrooms

Overview

Luxurious & Fun Cottage Located at Downtown Safety Harbor! 1 Mile to Water Front
We are your hosts John and Ellen, thank you for viewing our listing! We recently had the honor of being featured on Episode 11 of the International Travel Show "Sense of Place."

Imagine your stay at our vacation home, equipped with luxury & comfort...Located on a beautiful tranquil street, just steps away from all the Safety Harbor downtown charm...

Yes, Relaxing and Having Fun is All You need to do Here!

Because Your Super Hosts, John and Ellen, will take care of the rest :)

Casa del Tren is new to AirBnB, but Your hosts are Not :) We have been blessed with 5-STAR reviews from Hundreds of guests at our other vacation homes.

Also, You can count on a response from us within minutes!

1. BEST Location:

This beautiful cottage is located at the end of a beautiful tranquil street, 2 blocks or 3 minute walk to all the Safety Harbor charm. Pubs, restaurants, the pier, and the Tampa Bay waterfront are just a short stroll from your front door!

2. Luxury+Comfort:

Sunny,Spacious Living Spaces designed for Family Fun. Fully Equipped Kitchen fit for any gourmet cooking. All Bedrooms come with beautiful views, feather mattress toppers, luxury bed linens, and flat-screen TVs with over 200 channels to indulge. Fast Internet WiFi is available throughout!

3. Serious Fun:

Your very own private courtyard, HUGE patio, party-ready string lights that turn on with the touch of a button... This is a place to grill some mean burgers, shake several martinis, and gather the whole family for a fun picnic, all under those bright red umbrellas. Oh, don't forget to play some corn hole while you are watching the sunset!

4. Fun Facts that You have to know :)

Casa del Tren, Spanish name for the Train House, is fondly named because of its unique location. Safety Harbor is an old railroad town and as such, one remote end of Casa del Tren's yard is bordered by the railway.

Yes, a train does come by every now and then, typically 6 to 8 cars, that come and go in less than a minute. You may stay for days and never see or hear a single train. But if you are blessed with good luck and hear one passing by, would you please log it down and share with us in the guest book? :)
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Sleeping Configuration

Bedroom #1
1 queen bed
Beautifully decorated bedroom #1 featuring an en-suite full bath (tub/shower) - fast WiFi and an in-room 50" flat-screen TV with 200+ cable channels.
Bedroom #2
1 queen bed
Beautifully decorated bedroom #2 featuring an en-suite full bath (shower only) - fast WiFi and an in-room 50" flat-screen TV with 200+ cable channels.

Suitability

Pets Allowed
Parking Included
We have safe, off-street parking for two (2) normal passenger vehicles. Boats, RVs, Trailers not allowed. Do not park on the grass. Parking allowed on concrete driveway only.
No Smoking Allowed
Not Family/Kid Friendly
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events

Amenities

Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Heating
Air Conditioning
Patio
Charcoal Grill
High Speed Internet
Cable TV
Full Kitchen
Stove
Oven
Fridge
Ice Maker
Dishwasher
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

Activities

Scuba diving or snorkeling
Deepsea fishing
Fishing Charters
Pier fishing
Surfing
Wind surfing
Kitesurf
Sailing
Water skiing
Parasailing
Jet skiing
Water tubing
Rafting
Kayaking
Beach Volleyball
Golf
Swimming
Cycling
Fishing
Fly fishing
Walking

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Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Host

John
Owner
Hi, this is John and Ellen, your fun loving hosts at Casa del Tren -The Train House!

I grew up on a working farm in Nashville TN. Raising horses, goats and going to fairs to show our award winning Shorthorn cattle has occupied my earlier years. I am currently a IT manager in a software company, my hobbies involves renovating houses, gardening, cooking, and entertaining friends and family.

My wife Ellen was born in China, a true city girl, her interests are more into fashion & Electrical Engineering. She came to the states to research high-voltage transmission, but I really think she came here to find my secret BBQ recipes and me. ☺

We love to travel together and have been to Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Vancouver... Everywhere we go, we try to stay away from hotels, staying with locals is way more interesting.

When we first discovered the Safety Harbor community, it impressed us as the most unique and hidden gem in the entire Tampa bay area - A quintessential small town, yet filled with lively southern charm.

We immediately fell in love with this town, especially the most friendly and fun people.

We found this cute little cottage located at the heart of Safety Harbor. A house designed for a fun Florida life style, and that is exactly what we would love for you and your family to experience at Casa del Tren.

John and Ellen purchased this House in 2017

Why John and Ellen chose Safety Harbor
One of the things we love about Tampa Bay is that it is not one huge metropolitan area, but a collection of cities, small towns and neighborhoods.

Safety Harbor reminds me of some of the small towns in the area where I grew up. Visiting Safety Harbor is like taking a trip back in time. Time just seems to slow down, people smile and say hello, the area is very walkabout and bike friendly.

This charming house has the spirit of Old Florida, from its unique color that reminds me of the waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the driveway made of brick pavers and sea shells.

Once you experience everything this property and this area has to offer, you won't want to leave, and when you do - you'll start planning your next trip back!

What makes this House unique
One of Casa del Tren’s many unique benefits is its perfect location:

1. Located just 2 blocks off Main Street in Safety Harbor, you can step out the front door and walk to charming downtown Safety Harbor within a few minutes.

2. The stunning waterfront park and city marina is less than 1 mile away.

3. Safety Harbor is centrally located to the Greater Tampa Bay area. You can be in Clearwater, Tampa, or St Pete in minutes!

If you are a bicyclist, as I am, you'll be able to bike everywhere! Downtown Safety Harbor is connected to an extensive network of bike trails that will take you to all parts of Tampa Bay.
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Policies and Rules

Check In 3PM - Flexible
Check Out11AM

We have an easy check-in process - you will receive a door code a few days prior to your arrival. You may them access the property at your convenience after 3-pm check-in. Check in time is 3pm, check-out time is 11am. Please observe these check/in - check-out times as our housekeepers need time to prepare for next guests. We will try to accommodate early check-in / late check-out requests on a best-effort basis, but no guarantee.

Minimum age limit for renters: 25
The primary renter must be 25 years of age or older. Children (any age) of the primary renter are always welcome.
House Rules
Primary renter must be at least 25 years of age. No smoking. Pets - small dogs 25lbs max with additional $99 non-refundable pet cleaning fee. This is a family-friendly neighborhood. No loud parties. Please keep all noise to a minimum, especially outdoors. Please observe extra quiet hours 9pm until 8am daily.
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Payment Policy
Booking and payment will be handled via Orbirental which is our direct booking system. Upon inquiry, we will send you a quote from Orbirental from which you can complete and finalize your reservation.
Refundable Damage Deposit
We do not charge a damage deposit. We collect a $59 damage waiver with each reservation which covers property damage up to a maximum of $1500. Damages in excess of $1500 are due and payable immediately by the primary guest who made the reservation.
Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of the reservation as long as cancellation is made at least 30 days prior to the arrival date.
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Casa del Tren is a Vacation Home located in Safety Harbor, Florida, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 6 guests
Casa del Tren has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on May 2018

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