Welcome to Mockingbird Vacation Rentals! We are proud to be a 7 time award winner on each of our 7 vacation rentals on Trip Advisor and Flipkey. Our clients feel they receive the ultimate service when staying with us. We strive to be the best in the vacation rental industry. We hope to engage you in the same experience when you visit us too.
Unlike most vacation rentals we are not run by a property manager. Like most of our customers, our experiences have not been the best with property managers as they are usually not available when you need them. We own and operate the properties and offer you our undivided personal attention that you deserve. We have been very selective in the location of our properties so you feel safe and enjoy the environment you are staying in too. Your safety is our priority and many rentals are on busy streets and in questionable neighborhoods not even safe to walk in during the day. We live within minutes from all of our rentals and upon arrival will greet you at the property to familiarize you with the security code and WiFi code and any questions you may have. We are on call 24/7 to meet your needs and make sure you have the optimum experience to create a vacation of elation!
This is the ultimate experience on the river. This Mockingbird Vacation Rental is a centralized home in Seminole Heights in walking distance of the Hillsborough River with amazing and gorgeous views. You will definitely feel on vacation here. This house provides a family or corporate experience. Whether here for business or vacation, this rental has it all.
This house is a 3 bedroom with a sleeper dream sofa couch and 1 bathroom. Flat screen TV's, WiFi, security systems you have it all in this rental. This is an excellent location for family reunions as it can sleep up to 6 to 8 people comfortably. Families can BBQ and enjoy the beauty that Tampa offers. Centralized to everything from downtown to local beaches. Need more room?
Visitors of the Tampa Bay area find the location to be convenient and accessible as it is only fifteen minutes away from Tampa International Airport as well as some of the area's best restaurants and shopping districts in Seminole Heights. Other attractions such as Busch Gardens and the Hard Rock Casino are conveniently only 5 minutes away.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.
This property can accommodate up to 8-12 people comfortably. Any additional guests will have to pay additional costs including cleaning and security deposits. An Exit Cleaning Fee varies from $130 to $159. Additional fees may apply for over capacity and pets. An exit cleaning fee covers all sanitation of floors and bathrooms and replacement of bedding, carpet cleaning, fresh towels and inventory of items in the property. It does not cover washinmg dishes and stains on furniture or bedding. That is an additional fee. A cancellation fee of $200.00 plus 35% of the rental amount, all associated fees including but not limited to, a $35.00 handling fee, cleaning fees, taxes and your bankcard fees will be charged on all cancellations or a credit for another time except holidays will be granted at the same property or one of the equal price. Cancellations are considered a cancellation after your credit card has been charged. Cancellation fees will be charged even if booking is done same day as other potential business is lost. We do not do refunds for cancellations over $1,500.00 At the discreation of a Mockingbird Staycation Rentals' representative, they may offer a credit for another time for a future stay as a courtesy, excluding holidays. Cancellations must be made during the business hours of 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Cancellations will not be accepted through email or voicemail. Cancellations done within 72 hours of occupancy will be forfeited, or at the discreation of a Mockingbird Staycation Rentals' representative, they may offer a credit for another time for a future stay as a courtesy, excluding holidays. Cancellations must be made verbally through a company representative. All refunds will be done within 20 business days. All reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. We cannot hold space for a reservation as bookings happen minute by minute. As we will make our best effort to accommodate everyone, we cannot make any verbal agreements or commitments without payment for your reservation. Once your booking has been made, please make sure to have your credit card that you used to book your reservation when you arrive. This verification is for your security and protection and to protect you from identity theft. Your security is our priority. Thank you for selecting us. We look forward to your stay with us at Mockingbird Staycation Rentals. Terms: This Rental Agreement and Contract (the “Agreement”) is a legally binding agreement made and entered into as of the Reservation Date written below by and between the undersigned person(s) or company (the “Guest”) and the undersigned owner, manager or agent (“Rental Agent”), pursuant to which the Guest has agreed to rent the residence described below (the “Property”), for the duration of the Rental Term for the Total Rental Fee and other good and valuable consideration as described herein. OCCUPANCY: Prices are based on occupancy. Any additional guests may be charged accordingly to the Rental Agents discretion. Guest agrees that no more than the agreed upon occupancy at the time of booking shall be permitted on the Property at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement. Any guest that is not disclosed or approved by the Rental Agent, the Property owner and their successors, assigns, employees or representatives, officially or otherwise is grounds for immediate removal of all guests and all funds will be forfeited.m CONDITION AND USE OF PROPERTY: The Property is provided in “as is” condition. Rental Agent shall use its best efforts to ensure the operation of all amenities in the Property, such as internet access, satellite or cable TV access or hot tubs, fireplaces as applicable. Rental Agent shall not be held responsible for such items failure to work, but will make every effort to correct any issues as reported as quickly as possible. Guest acknowledges that use of amenities such as hot tubs, pools, spas, fireplaces, decks, and the like may be potentially dangerous and involve potential risks if improperly used, particularly with regard to children and such use is at the Guest's own risk. Guest shall use the Property for residential purposes only and in a careful manner to prevent any damage or loss to the Property and keep the Property in clean and sanitary condition at all times. Guest and any additional permitted guests shall refrain from loud noise and shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors, nor shall Guest use the Property for any immoral, offensive or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law, association rules or ordinance, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the Property. DEFAULT: If Guest should fail to comply with the conditions and obligations of this Agreement, Guest shall surrender the Property, remove all Guest's property and belongings and leave the Property in good order and free of damage. No refund of any portion of the Total Rental Fee shall be made and if any legal action is necessary, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reimbursement from the other party for all costs incurred. ASSIGNMENT OR SUBLEASE: Guest shall not assign or sublease the Property or permit the use of any portion of the Property by other persons who are not family members or guests of the Guest and included within the number of and as permitted occupants under this Agreement. RISK OF LOSS AND INDEMNIFICATION: Guest agrees that all personal property, furnishings, personal affects and other items brought into the Property by Guest or their permitted guests and visitors shall be at the sole risk of Guest with regard to any theft, damage, destruction or other loss and Rental Agent shall not be responsible or liable for any reason whatsoever. Guest hereby covenants and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Rental Agent and their agents, owners, successors, employees and contractors from and against any costs, damages, liabilities, claims, legal fees and other actions for any damages, costs, attorneys fees incurred by Guest, permitted guests, visitors or agents, representatives or successors of Guest due to any claims relating to destruction of property or injury to persons or loss of life sustained by Guest or family and visitors of Guest in or about the Property and Guest expressly agrees to save and hold Rental Agent harmless in all such cases. RELEASE: Guest hereby waives and releases any claims against Rental Agent, the Property owner and their successors, assigns, employees or representatives, officially or otherwise, for any injuries or death that may be sustained by Guest on or near or adjacent to the Property, including any common facilities, activities or amenities. Guest agrees to use any such facilities or amenities entirely at the Guest's own initiative, risk and responsibility. ENTRY AND INSPECTION: Rental Agent reserves the right to enter the Property at reasonable times and with reasonable advance notice for the purposes of inspecting the Property or showing the Property to prospective purchasers, renters or other authorized persons. If Rental Agent has a reasonable belief that there is imminent danger to any person or property, Rental Agent may enter the Property without advance notice. UNAVAILABILITY OF PROPERTY: In the event the Property is not available for use during the Rental Term due to reasons, events or circumstances beyond the control of Rental Agent or the property is sold, Rental Agent will apply due diligence and good faith efforts to locate a replacement property that equals or exceeds the Property with respect to occupancy capacity, location and value that meets the reasonable satisfaction of the Guest. ADDITIONAL TERMS TO THE RENAL AGREEMENT: In addition to the standard terms included herein, Guest acknowledges and agrees that the following additional terms and conditions apply to the Guest's rental of the Property. GENERAL PROVISIONS: This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties with regard to the rental of the Property, and any changes, amendments or modifications hereof shall be void unless the same are in writing and signed by both the Guest and the Rental Agent. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida. The words “Rental Agent” and “Guest” shall include their respective heirs, successors, representatives. The waiver or failure to enforce any breach or provision of this Agreement shall not be considered a waver of that or any other provision in any subsequent breach thereof. If any provision herein is held invalid, the remainder of the Agreement shall not be affected. Any notice required to be given under this Agreement shall be in writing and sent to the contact information included herein. This Agreement may be signed in one or more counterparts, each of which is an original, but taken together constitute one in the same instrument. Execution of a digital signature shall be deemed a valid signature.
Enjoy wildlife in its natural beauty. View manatee, owls, hawks and all from your private dock. Enjoy the dock for fishing or just taking in the gorgeous river scape while having coffee or dinner on the outdoor patio. Bring your kayaks and canoes, or rent from a local vendor for easy launch from this beautiful property. Enjoy a good book in the lazy hammock while listening to the soothing sounds of the River and wildlife. Pick ruby red grapefruit and sweet delicious Florida oranges (when in season) right in your backyard. Enjoy the tree lined streets for walking, jogging or bike riding. This house is located in a hidden jewel right in the middle of Tampa. Visit one of the many fine restaurants in a trendy area that is fast becoming an urban destination.
Enjoy all of West and Central Florida's best attractions from one centrally located vacation home. Minutes from everything you would expect in an urban home, but located in a quiet residential neighborhood.
Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and Lowry Park Zoo are minutes away. Downtown Tampa; with the Florida Aquarium, Performing Arts, museums, restaurants, Channelside and beautiful historic Ybor City, with it's international flavor of restaurants and nightlife. All within a 10 minute drive! The Hardrock Cafe and the Amphitheater, located next to the Florida fairgrounds, literally minutes away. The gulf beaches between St. Pete and Clearwater, always rated near the top for most beautiful beaches, just a 30 minute drive from your future vacation home! Now, we can't forget Mickey can we? Disney, Universal and Sea World all within one hour.
Antiquing your thing? Many great little stores throughout the Bay area. Shop in the Hyde Park District, South Tampa, Ybor and Antique Row in St. Petersburg. The outlet malls of Sarasota and Orlando. So many things to do from our lovely and convenient location. Enjoy a picnic at one of the river parks located within walking distance or drop a line and see what's for dinner. View the wildlife on and in the beautiful Hillsborough River at one of the many parks located within a short walk of the property. Manatee, river otters, osprey, and many more, all in their natural habitats.
Come and experience a Mockingbird Vacation Rental.