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Palm Cottage - Bungalow at Gulfport Beach - Pet Friendly 3 Houses to Beach

Beth Sexworth

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Palm Cottage - Bungalow at Gulfport Beach - Pet Friendly 3 Houses to Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

St Pete Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Sunny Palm Cottage, located in the first block from the beach, is an ideal location for any season whether you are looking for winter sun or a summer seaside escape. Relax in this clean, quiet and relaxing cottage in a convenient location.

Sunny Palm Cottage, located in the first block from the beach, is an ideal location for any season whether you are looking for winter sun or a summer seaside escape. Relax in this clean, quiet and relaxing cottage in a convenient location with easy access to the area's wonderful activities. Centrally located to Gulfport, St Pete Beach and St Petersburg, with Tampa's activities another 15 minutes further.

Palm Cottage is 1-block from the water and the public access beach. A short drive gives you a choice of several other award-winning beaches, such as Honeymoon Island, Caladesi and Ft DeSoto. No need to cross a busy street to get to the beach and Gulfport has a "very walkable" score of 74 (out of 100) from . No car is needed in the immediate area. A charming retreat by the sea, Palm Cottage is comfortable, well-equipped and in a perfect location.

There are two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with a full bed. A third sleeping bed is available via the Queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Hardwood floors in bedroom and living areas; tile in kitchen and bath. Newly remodeled bathroom with a walk-in tile shower, tile floors, granite counters.

The cottage is light and airy yet elegant. Fully-equipped kitchen. New double-pane windows are perfect for letting in the sea breezes on a cool day. Palm Cottge is clean, organized and thoughtfully set-up to make your vacation enjoyable. You should expect a relaxing stay and a professional and courteous hosts. Fantastically funky artsy neighborhood, perfect for walking and enjoying excellent restaurants. Walk to the beach, to the Gulfport Casino, waterfront and pet-friendly restaurants (some earning "best of the bay" awards), Gulfport's quirky shops, the library and theater. Live music many nights of the week, though it is far enough away that you can't hear it at home!

Public transportation offers connections to the beach trolley and 40+ miles Pinellas bike trail. The marina is less than a mile away, as are tennis courts, dog park and a circuit training route. A gas grill and outdoor patio table are available, along with a screened front porch where you can hang out and relax like a local. Professionally landscaped and irrigated grounds make the perfect setting for your stay. Get to know the local residents, including the geckos, seagulls and local parrots. You're looking for a great rental - one that will allow you to sit back, relax and spend time with family doing all the things you're planning on your trip. Our goal is to help make that happen. Palm Cottage is a convenient, comfortable escape cottage, with everything you need to make your trip easy and fun.

Come discover Gulfport and Palm Cottage. With gentle trade winds, island-like hospitality, irresistible cuisine, stunning nature and wildlife, a fascinating past and some serious on-the-water fun, your trip will be memorable and you'll want to return again and again! Umbrellas, beach towels, bicycles and beach chairs may be available. Please inquire.

Other useful information:

The closest beach is a one-minute walk away. There is a partial view of the water from the screened front porch and from the front yard, however is a one-story house facing a street that is perpendicular to the beach. The house is located in the Waterfront District and you have two allocated parking spaces off the street. No worries about parking during special events such as 4th of July Fireworks which you'll be able to watch from the comfort of the front yard. A car isn't required but it is recommended, especially if you're here for more than a few days. The surroundings areas have a lot to offer. Palm Cottage has free wireless Internet access. Linens are included - bath and kitchen towels and sheets. The house is not wheelchair accessible. Pets are allowed, generally they must be over 1 year old, housebroken, not extremely large and not aggressive personalities. All pets are subject to prior approval. The house is in a quiet neighborhood. Keypad entry. 21 yrs or older. Yard NOT fenced.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Beth Sexworth (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2015

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.5
based on 17 traveler reviews

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Palm Cottage - Bungalow at Gulfport Beach - Pet Friendly 3 Houses to Beach
average rating of 4.529412 based on 17 reviews
5

Great Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

I was more than happy with the location.

The vacation rental was spotless.

The property manager was very helpful.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Palm cottage is a great place to sTay and is exactly as advertised. Close to a small beach overlooking the bay and st. Pete's beach. Restaurants and bars all in walking distance. Place is well stocked and clean. Will hopefully visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Palm cottage in Gulfport

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

I was very happy with the location.

The vacation rental was spotless.

The property manager was very helpful.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Palm cottage was clean, well equipped and very comfortable. The location is ideal

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Portland, ENG
5

Very pleasant stay.

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

I was very happy with the location.

The vacation rental was spotless.

The property manager was very helpful.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Cottage was very comfoetable and clean. Equipped with everything your require

Just a small suggestion the lounge was quite dark so more righting needed we notice a bulb missing in the main light tried to replace it with a new one but it still didn't work. We brought n. A table lamp from one of the bedrooms which was fine then.but this is just a suggestin . we really had a lovely time

time in Gulfport very friendly town.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

An Artsy Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

I was more than happy with the location.

The vacation rental was clean.

The property manager was very helpful.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Gulfport is a wonderful place to rejuvenate with the old Florida look.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Wolverine Lake, MI
5

perfect location and property

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

I was very happy with the location.

The vacation rental was very clean.

The property manager was very helpful.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This was our second time at Palm Cottage and unless we buy a home in Florida this year, it won't be the last time. Lovely owner, extremely convenient, adorable cottage. Great pricing. 5 Stars always.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
2

Summer vacation cottage

  • 2 of 5

Rating Details:

I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

I was very unhappy with the location.

The vacation rental was clean.

The property manager was very helpful.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Splashy Ventures was very easy to work with. We will use this company again in the future. However, I was disappointed with the accuracy of my web search. When I searched St. Pete Beach vacation rental Palm Cottage was in that search. Thinking it was the best option I selected it. Only after giving a deposit did I get the address of the home, which I then discovered was Gulfport, not St. Pete Beach. I feel that was misleading. It also described a beach within walking distance. Although that was correct, there was sand, the local beach was very small and the water was landlocked, not actual Gulf water. We spent the entire stay driving at least 10 minutes to St. Pete Beach, then back to the cottage to clean up and then back to the beach for dinners.

The home itself was very nice. It was clean and well stocked with kitchen appliances, pots, pans, etc. Our only complaint about the house was the wood floors. Although they were nice to look at, they creaked and cracked loudly when walking, in very room. When one person woke up in the middle of the night, the entire house woke up. I'm not sure if they are just old, or installed without a proper underlayment.

Bottom line, if this house was located on St. Pete Beach, it would be utilized by our family in the future. Unfortunately, location was not ideal.

Manager responded on 8/24/2014:

The listing indicates in the name of the property and in the description that Palm Cottage is located in Gulfport. The water is not landlocked - that would be a lake. Gulfport is located on the southern side of Boca Ciega Bay. I'm also not sure why she gave it a 3 for cleanliness but says in her review it was clean! Gulfport also draws people from all over to several of its restaurants so it is not necessary to drive anywhere for dinner.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

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Backfin Blue Cafe
"Consistent, delicious - known for crabcakes!"
Fort DeSoto Park
"Repeat winner in the best beach category by Dr. Beach and by Trip Advisor. An old fort, bik..."
Smokin' J's BBQ
"All the smoked meat is wonderful and the slaw may be the best I've ever had. All the sides ..."
The Hurricane
O'Maddy's
"The place to be on a beautiful day. Great food and waterfront dining!"
Honeymoon Island State Park
"Where to go when you want to get away! Fantastic beaches."
Caladesi Island State Park
"A quick boat ride whisks you away from development where you can experience old Florida."
Habana Cafe
Domain Home Accessories
"Lots of local artists work and other items for the home that you won't find elsewhere. Need..."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa or St Pete Clearwater - either works!
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
O'Maddy's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
IH 275
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pia's Trattoria
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Gulfport

Gulfport Yacht Club, fishing pier, dolphin sightseeing cruises, shelling, biking along Florida's 20 mile long Pinellas Trail, Gulfport's live theater, new Internet Cafe, and fantastic restaurants (many located at water's edge.)

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Rates & Availability

From $126 Per night

St Pete Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Seasonal Rate
Dec 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,026
$3,447
 
 
Seasonal Rate
May 1 2015 - Jul 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$132
$792
$2,376
 
 
Seasonal Rate
Aug 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$126
$756
$2,000
 
 
Seasonal Rate
Dec 1 2015 - Apr 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$171
$1,026
$3,447
 

Notes

  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees
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Amenities

St Pete Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom remodeled in 2011 and has new tile walk-in shower, sink with granite counters, tile floors!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) New top of the line pillow-top mattress/box spring set - very comfortable., Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Extremely comfortable sleeper sofa, with mattress pad and linens.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
Iron and ironing board provided, vacuum, alarm clock, iHome for playing iPods and iPhones, ceiling fans, quiet, scenic, safe & friendly neighborhood. No major street crossings required to reach beach.

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