Upper level Sun Deck
TO THE CARDINALS
The Cardinals is a beautiful 2 story, single family home in historic Old Palm Harbor, one of the best areas along this coastline.
Set away from the tourist areas, you are a short walk from the Gulf at St. Joseph's sound with its park, Boardwalks and fishing pier.
The downtown area of Old Palm Harbor is also a short walk from our home and is very much "traditional" Florida, with its antique shops, good restaurants, historic cracker houses and laid back atmosphere. Here there are monthly street parties for everyone to enjoy.
The Pinellas cycle/walking trail can be picked up from close by, and runs for miles both north and south, going past some of the coastline and many of the attractions. (cycle rentals available there)
All within a 5 minute drive are some of the best beaches, lakes, and state parks in the county. Honeymoon and Caladesi islands are both nature reserves, totally unspoiled and offer all the family the most wonderful escape from it all. Caladesi beaches are constantly voted in the top 10 in the USA, being number one in 2008. Crystal Beach with its quaint little harbor is also a short drive.
Lake Tarpon is world known for its fishing and is lined with some beautiful state parks, with trails, BBQ areas, boating and viewing towers.
The "Greek" Sponge Docks of Tarpon Springs and the lovely marinas of Dunedin are also very close by.
For those coming for Golf, Palm Harbor has the championship course of Innisbrook and numerous other great courses close by.
For sporting fans, the area now has the Phillies Spring Training Ground within a 5 minutes drive. Raymond James and Tropicana field are also within a 30 minute drive.
For those seeking 'more to do' Clearwater Beach is just a 10 minute drive away.
malls, 24hour supermarkets, great restaurants etc, are all within a
short drive. Clearwater beach is a 10 minute drive, Tampa a 30 minutes
drive away and Orlando approximately 1 1/2 hour drive away. In short
this area has the best of EVERYTHING for EVERYBODY in the family.
Our home is spacious and elegantly furnished with over 2200sq. ft. of living space and 800 sq. ft. of decking.
It has 3 bedrooms.
2 bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs and the master bedroom en-suite downstairs. All have ample linens and closet space. We supply a babies crib, high chair and stroller, beach chairs and umbrellas, games and pool toys. Beds are as follows- 1 Queen, 1 Double, 2 Twins and 1 Queen sofa bed.
The kitchen is fully equipped for a family, with a breakfast area, leading to a laundry room with washer/dryer and ironing facilities.
The Family/Dining room has a large bed sofa and 2nd T.V.
Our galleried living room has all the comforts of home with a large screen T.V, DVD/ Video, CD player and video library.
Our large screen room has a wet bar, large hot tub, and an outside shower area. Down a step takes you to our pool which is screened all around by tropical plants and is totally secluded. Enjoy picking fresh grapefruit from the garden.
We have wooden decks with a BBQ seating area and a staircase which takes you up to a upper level sundeck, perfect to sit and catch the evening breezes.
All rooms have air conditioning and ceiling fans.
We provide a weekly pool service, and help on flights, car hire, or anything you are not sure about. We have lived in Old Palm Harbor for over 15 years, so can give you first hand local knowledge if required.
booking is for 1 week, Saturday to Saturday . Please call or Email us
for any other information that you may need, details of rates etc.