Listing by: Debi Johnson, HOMESMART

4 Beds

4 Full baths

2,242 SqFt


This unique property is comprised of 3 structures. Located in the designated Historic District of Old Seminole Heights, this historic charmer is a one of a kind. The main house is 1172 square feet bungalow with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus a den. The adorable cottage is a 1 bedroom, 1 bath with 408 sq ft. Between the two is the 3rd structure which is currently the Managers Retreat. The managers retreat functions as an office with 1 bath, a laundry and 4 additional rooms in 664 sq ft. From the time you step on the front porch you know that you are entering a retreat. Every room of this property has been lovingly renovated to reveal the original charm of the arts and craft period and uniquely furnished with period touches combined with modern-day convenience. The main house boasts a large front porch, original hardwood floors, picture molding, stainless steel appliances, and many of the original features. The cottage is very well done. The cottage and the Managers retreat both have Just in time water heater. In addition, the gardens are a horticulturists and pollinator delight for the depth and variety of Florida native plants. The gardens are certified by both the National and Florida Wildlife Federations as a Wildlife Habitat. The laundry in the bungalow services the bungalow and cottage while the Managers Retreat has its own laundry with washer and gas dryer. Off street parking for 3 cars. This property is not in a flood zone. Its central location attracts visitors from 42 nations. Access to museums, restaurants, and parks. TURN KEY VACATION RENTAL. The property has 11 ½ years of vacation rental income growth year over year and has generated $486563 since its inception in March of 2010. Currently there are advanced bookings that will bring in $9772 in income. Some purchasers may wish to continue to operate as a Vacation Rental. Price includes the sale of the vacation rental business Erehwon Retreat, 900+ customer mailing list, branded inventory, website and hosting inventory. If you do a simple search for Erewhon Retreat you will see a multitude of positive reviews and many pages referencing the retreat. The website,, also contains information and reviews of this unique property. Owner is willing to sell most of the furnishings in Cottage and Bungalow. Erehwon Retreat was awarded the Best of 2022 Tampa Vacation Rental Agency for 4 consecutive years. The main house and the Managers Retreat have new roofs as of 8/1/22. The City of Tampa has also issued a Formal Letter of Determination on the Cottage and Manager’s Retreat that the site has two legally established units and an accessory structure and is approved as a non-conforming use (accessory dwelling) and a nonconforming structure (accessory structure).

Property Details
Price $696,000
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 4
Property Style Bungalow, Historical
Lot Size 58x131
Lot Size Area Units Square Feet
Acres 0.17
Property Type Residential
Sub type SingleFamilyResidence
MLS Sub type Single Family Residence
Features Built in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, High Ceiling(s), Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Master Bedroom Main Floor, Solid Wood Cabinets, Window Treatments
Exterior Features Irrigation System, Lighting, Sidewalk
Year Built 1923
Roof Shingle
Heating Central, Electric, Heat Pump
Foundation Crawlspace, Slab
Lot Description Corner Lot, Historic District, Level, Near Public Transit, Sidewalk
Laundry Features Inside, Laundry Room
Parking Description Guest, On Street
Geographic Data
Directions From Florida Ave, go east on Henry Ave. Home is on the corner of Henry and Suwanee.
County Hillsborough
Latitude 27.999876
Longitude -82.458134
Market Area 33604 - Tampa / Sulphur Springs
Address Information
Address 5801 N SUWANEE AVENUE, TAMPA, FL 33604
Postal Code 33604
State FL
Country United States
Listing Information
Listing Office HOMESMART
Listing Office Phone 407-476-0461
Listing Agent Debi Johnson
Listing Agent Phone 407-476-0461
Special listing conditions None
Ownership Fee Simple
Terms Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA Loan
Virtual Tour URL
School Information
Elementary School Seminole-HB
Middle School Memorial-HB
High School Hillsborough-HB
MLS® Information
Days on market 19
MLS® Status Active
Listing Date May 12, 2022
Listing Last Modified Sep 15, 2022
Tax ID A-36-28-18-4FL-000011-00010.0
Tax Year 2021
Tax Annual Amount 6282
MLS® Area 33604 - Tampa / Sulphur Springs
MLS® # T3372773

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