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EREHWON RETREAT Bungalow 2 bedroom

View from the dining room to living room Trip Advisor Photo 2/15
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View from the dining room to living room Trip Advisor Photo 2/15
Open Bungalow floor plan of the 1920's Trip Advisor Photo 2/16 Make history part of your sunny Florida vacation. ErehwonRetreat photo 5/9/16
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View from the dining room to living room Trip Advisor Photo 2/15
Open Bungalow floor plan of the 1920's Trip Advisor Photo 2/16
Make history part of your sunny Florida vacation. ErehwonRetreat photo 5/9/16
Our library contains the entire Harvard Classics collection and all works of William Shakespeare.
Louis Sullivan Stencil design for steel beams of the Chicago Stock Exchange
For avid readers, we include the entire Harvard Classics library
Dining room open to Living room Trip Advisor Photo 2/16
Dining for 4 ErehwonRetreat photo 1/20/2010
Plate room, front bedroom
Plate Room, dedicated with the history of women's fashion
Looking out to an Oakleaf Hydranga, Plate Room
English Arts and Craft Dresser in Plate Room
Master bath with orig. square tub/shower, hex tile floor, beadboard recreate the bath's of the '20's
Master bath
Master bedroom with small full bath en suite
Robe and Slippers help you pack less ErehwonRetreat photo 1/20/2010
Master bedroom Trip Advisor photo 2/16
Den with TV and 75 DVD's, maps, Central Florida travel books
Kitchen breakfast table where you will find our welcome book, local maps, restaurant suggestions etc
Kitchen to Den
Frigidare 4 Burner Gas Stove & oven, Dishwasher
2 free loads of laundry and dryer per week, soap, softner included. Beach towels are in wicker box
Back porch open to guests from our bungalow and cottage, a great spot to meet.
Rear deck looking to the office of Erehwon Retreat.
Approaching the Bungalow from our off street parking lot
Bungalow 4-20-16
Our neighborhood screech owl on our front porch
Florida Native Plant Garden pine straw path 2013
Pine Straw walk through native plant garden 5/9/16
Chinese Hat in fall/winter blooms on property
My favorite chair to read and watch the world go by
Thomas, our unofficial Concierge. He's not permitted in the rentals
Sunset at the beach a favorite among our guests
Tampa at Night
Suspension Bridge, Hillsborough River State Park developed by CCC in 1930's
Monday turnover links with 2 cruise ships calling on Port of Tampa
Heron at the Gulf
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Tampa, Florida
As you sit on the front porch of Erehwon Retreat, you’re transported to years gone by, when life was simpler and time moved slower. Close your eyes as you sit on the expansive wrap-around porch with eaves and you can almost hear the whir of the motor of a Model T rambling down the brick paver road or the neighbor stopping by for a chat. In the 1920s, the bungalow was in its heyday and my home harkens back to those glory days.
From the minute you walk in the front door, you’ll notice each room has been lovingly restored, with touches from the arts and crafts era like arches, columns and original pendant lights. The built-in bookshelves, next to the massive fireplace, contain all the Harvard Classics and the complete works of Shakespeare for your reading pleasure.
Even with all nostalgic features, you’ll still get modern conveniences such a...
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About the Owner, Henry Y
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 40 reviews and 2 properties
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

I've stayed more than a week at Henry's "EREHWON" Arts & Craft Bungalow and I really enjoy my time there. The house is well located in a quiet street around 15 min to downtown by car. The place is shiny-clean, warmly decorated and cozy, just like the photos. Henry's hospitality was fantastic, he even wrote notes giving information on everything...

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Luc, Reviews make us proud of what we do, particularly when such positive reinforcement comes from International travelers. Thank you for sharing your views with others. When I welcome guests and give them their key and a tour, many will comment on a specific motif, the soaring ceilings, or plush furnishings and antiques or a favorite of many the place...


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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

This was our second time staying at Erehwon bungalow and it again did not disappoint. It is such a lovely small house in a great neighborhood. It is surrounded by areas to dine that are walkable or a very quick drive. You could eat at a different spot each night. My favorite this year was Ulele. If you feel like...

Management response:

Judy, It was wonderful to have you and David join the list who return annually. So pleased your got to Highland Hammocks State Park this season. I knew you would enjoy seeing Florida's first CCC camp. I appreciate your comments a great deal and that you made time to write a review while still on your winter vacation.


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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Many thanks Elizabeth, Thomas says MEOW, MEOW. Big change coming, the Yoga studio is moving a few blocks away and the space is soon to become Jet Expresso and three...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
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  • Cleaning fee: $94 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
CHANGE OVER DAY is Monday from December 19-April 30. We link our turn over with the cruise ships weekly arrival/departure each Monday at the Port of Tampa,
NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO RENTALS to third parties (friends, parents, or travel agents) or those under the age of 25.
CHILDREN, please note, our couples-oriented property along with its antique decor and use of fine fabrics is ideally suited for families with children over the age of eleven years of age. We host children under the age of eleven with a higher refundable deposit. We do not charge an extra person charge for children under eleven.
Supplements may be charged on specific dates where demand is high due to a special event (e.g. Spring Training, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Bollywood Film Festival, Gasparilla Festival & State Fair, Easter, Festivals, Women's Final Four) or in instances where the number in party exceeds that listed in the Confirmation.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Tampa International Airport: 6.8 mi
Railway: Amtrak: 3.3 mi
Ferry: Port of Tampa Cruise Ship Terminals: 4.0 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 23.6 mi.
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