BEACHFRONT HISTORIC BELL BUNGALOW IN QUAINT PASS-A-GRILLE

Patricia Van Bibber

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
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BEACHFRONT HISTORIC BELL BUNGALOW IN QUAINT PASS-A-GRILLE

St Pete Beach Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This fun island-themed beachfront bungalow, a relaxing getaway from the daily grind of the real world, has unbelievable views of the Gulf of Mexico. Located on Gulf Way in the timeless Pass-a-Grille historic district of St. Pete Beach, our cheerful 1908 beach home features 10 ft. high ceilings, delightful front and back porches, hard wood flooring, and a hidden New Orleans-style courtyard ideal for entertaining guests. In the home there are 2 bedrooms and two baths. For your viewing pleasure there is a 50 inch flat screen wall mounted t.v. in the living room with a Blue Ray disc player and Universal control. We also have a detached garage and street parking is easily available for parking additional cars.

You won't be able to miss the cool gulf breezes and unbelievable Florida sunsets in this home. While preparing meals in the kitchen, look out the sliding glass doors and witness the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico right outside your home! Walk a couple of blocks and discover fun island-themed restaurants and shops along 10th, 9th and 8th Avenues or karaoke all day long outdoors under an umbrella right on our exquisite beach at the The Seaside Grill restaurant. On 10th Avenue, directly across the street from the Seaside Grill and beach supply store, is the highly popular three-story Hurricane restaurant, one of the premier beach restaurants on St. Pete Beach. After a long day enjoying the sand and water, catch breathtaking sunsets from the Hurricane's rooftop deck while enjoying a cocktail and listening to live music.

Pass-a-Grille beach is a wide sandy beach that stretches several miles along the Gulf directly in front of the bungalow. If you walk south you will hit the rock jetty on Pass-A-Grille Pass where the Gulf meets the Intercoastal. If you head north about a mile along the beach you will be at the infamous pink Don Cesar Hotel where you can enjoy your favorite drink by the pool or enjoy a romantic dinner at one of the Don's world-class restaurants.

Although you have easy access to local entertainment, this is a surprisingly private home, with a glorious location in the heart of Pass-a-Grille. The community features include tennis courts, a community center, shuffleboard, the trolley line, beachfront, intercoastal, playgrounds, basketball courts, and parks.

Catch the Suncoast Beach trolley 1/2 block from the house to access all of the Gulf Beaches, including Clearwater Beach. The trolley runs every 20 to 30 minutes from 5am to 10 pm 7 days a week and until midnight on Friday and Saturday evenings. The trolley is well air-conditioned, has highly tinted windows, and you can even bring your bike! If you want to go to downtown St. Pete the trolley also connects to various bus routes which can take you there. Besides its regular stops, every few blocks there are bus stop signs where you can catch the trolley as well. The fare is $1.50 and the all day fare card is $3.50.

Some notable attractions in St. Petersburg:

Fort DeSoto Park (voted Best Beach in America 2008 and 2009)

Edgemont Key

St. Pete Pier

Tropicana Field (home of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays)

Jannus Landing

Ruth Eckerd Hall

Grey Hound Dog Track

Pinellas Trail

Sunken Gardens

Salvador Dali Museum

Holocaust Museum

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Art

Some Notable Attractions in Tampa:

Busch Gardens

Adventure Island

Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa Children's Museum

St. Pete Times Forum (home of Tampa Bay Lightning)

Raymond James Stadium (home of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

George Steinbrenner Legends Field (spring training camp of NY Yankees)

Ybor City

Hyde Park Village

Channelside

Florida Aquarium

Port of Tampa

Hard Rock Seminole Casino

Ford Amphitheater

Museum of Science and Industry

Henry B. Plant Museum (University of Tampa)

Keywords: Beachfront, Historic, Romantic, Charming, Cozy

Please see my other beachfront (Madeira Beach), VRBO listing # 430054

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Patricia Van Bibber

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I'm a Florida native who grew up in Miami during the 50's and 60's, and my husband and I have been Tampa residents since 1982. For years I have longed for a place that was reminiscent of the old Miami that I grew up in, undeveloped and unspoiled, and I've finally found it!! Our beloved 'Bell Bungalow' is located on Gulf Way, in quaint Pass-a-Grille. It provides that old Florida small town feeling right on beautiful St. Pete beach!! My husband and I look forward to sharing with you the joy of coastal living by opening up our beach retreat to you and your family. We have two grown identical twin daughters and have just been blessed with the birth of our first grandchild. In addition, we have two rescued pets -a white Maltese and a lively Siamese cat.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p312840vb
(813) 317-3503 (Florida, USA)
St Pete Beach St Petersburg Area
Plymouth,ma
5

Beautiful Location Excellent vacation Stay

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful location, right across from the beach, close to many great places to eat. House was beautiful with a nice screened in porch, a outside deck and back patio area.
Patricia was awesome to deal with, very informative and easy to reach.
We had a great time and hope to return again.
  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
business
Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p312840vb
(813) 317-3503 (Florida, USA)
St Pete Beach St Petersburg Area
5

Fabulous Stay in Pass-a-Grille

  • 5 of 5
This beach house which is set just across the street from the beach was absolutely wonderful! The location could not possibly be beaten anywhere. We swam every day in the usually calm Gulf waters (sometimes it was less peaceful and we enjoyed that, too). Everything was spotless when we arrived, and the beds were very comfortable. Having a washer-dryer was great, too. We were six people, and we had plenty of room for all of us. The kitchen was a little cramped when we were all preparing something at the same time, but we learned to coordinate our timing! Patricia is totally wonderful to deal with, too. We are considering one of her smaller properties for just the two of us for our next trip to the area. Our family had a wonderful time in the Bell Bungalow and would most definitely recommend it for others traveling to the area! Plenty of restaurants close by, but we mainly cooked in the house when we were there so cannot really recommend restaurants.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you & yours enjoyed the bungalow and Pass-a-grille so much. And I'm especially glad to hear that your first visit to our special area, is calling you back for more! And all the way from Germany. Vielen Dank!!!
We do have gorgeous beaches and weather... Our smaller cottage in Madeira Beach would be perfect for you and your husband, on your return visit. And John's Pass is great fun to explore, as well. Please do come back to see us... All the best, Patricia
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Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p312840vb
(813) 317-3503 (Florida, USA)
St Pete Beach St Petersburg Area
Plymouth,ma
5

Updated Review

  • 5 of 5
This is just an update to my review of this property, I accidently submitted it as a 4 star rating and this property is certainly a 5 STAR property. It is a perfect location.
  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p312840vb
(813) 317-3503 (Florida, USA)
St Pete Beach St Petersburg Area
Seaford, De
5

Ty

  • 5 of 5
Great house just across street from the beach! Have rented several houses in St.. Pete, this by far, the most comfortable. Great location, very clean, beds extremely comfortable, nice deck out front and shaded patio in back with grill. Patricia was very accommodating. If had to say something negative-it would be didn't stay there long enough . Highly recommend this house.
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Ty,
So glad you and your family enjoyed your vacation in our beach bungalow. Thank you for taking the time and writing your review. And thank your sister-in-law for her kind words, as well. I'm forwarding your review to my housekeeper, as she always does a little extra to ensure our guests a clean house and a comfy sleep. And an easy remedy to your 'negative' comment, just stay longer next time...
business
Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p312840vb
(813) 317-3503 (Florida, USA)
St Pete Beach St Petersburg Area
Lutz, FL
5

Second visit this year!

  • 5 of 5
I rented this beautiful beach bungalow in January 2012. It was so wonderful I planned a girl's getaway for September 2012. Two friends from Texas and one from Missouri joined me (I only live 40 minutes from here!) for a week at Pass-A-Grille. This home is absolutely perfect! Perfectly located across the street from the beach. Perfectly comfortable - Patricia (the owner) does not skimp on bedding or linens!! Perfectly situated within walking distance to amazing restaurants...Black Palm, Seahorse, The Hurricane, Brass Monkey, Restaurant Su Ottavo, and the Paradise Grill were just a few we visited. Perfect sunsets on the second story balcony!! We may have visited Bamboozle (an adorable boutique - also within walking distance) a little too often, but we all came away with great new casual outfits for our next beach getaway!

Patricia and her husband are amazing hosts. We had a minor problem with the air conditioning in the second story bedroom. I contacted Patricia, she called the AC company immediately; they arrived within one hour and fixed the problem. Patricia also sent her husband to meet the AC technicians so our daytime beach plans would not be interrupted!

My friends and I all agree - we will definitely be back for another visit!!!
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Kathi,
It was truly a pleasure having you & your friends as guests (again!). It warms my heart to hear such a wonderful review and to know that the bungalow was so much enjoyed. And thank you for taking time out of your schedule to write, I sincerely appreciate it...
business
Beachfront Historic Bell Bungalow in Quaint Pass-a-Grille
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p312840vb
(813) 317-3503 (Florida, USA)
St Pete Beach St Petersburg Area
Perth, Scotland
5

A taste of paradise

  • 5 of 5
This was a return visit to Patricias beach house, even better than before, with its new exterior colour scheme.
We thought it would be a great idea to give the house a bad review to put off renters so it would be kept "our secret"!!!!!!!!.
The house is perfectly located in Pass a Grille which is busy during the day, but just after sunset the visitors depart and it becomes serene.
Best points -
Shave ice and great ice creams one block away
Corn Toss on the beach
Shuffleboard courts yards away
The Black Palm when you want to have a great meal
Fishing at night off the intracostal piers ( till 2am one night when we lost all track of time)
sitting on the deck watching to world go by

the perfect holiday destination
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Jackie,
Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you and your lovely family return to PAG for a 2nd visit. I know what you mean with "wanting to keep it a secret". It truly is a special place and thanks for treating my home as your own. I hope you continue to visit and make it a yearly family tradition...

Map

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
The Seahorse Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Black Palm Restaurant
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The Hurricane Restaurant
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Wharf Seafood Restaurant and Waterfront Bar
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Sea Critters Cafe
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Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center on the Merry Pier
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Shell Key Shuttle
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The Paradise Grille & Beach Gear and Gifts shop
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The Brass Monkey Restaurant
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Shadrack's Bar
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A Little Room For Art
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Miss Pass-A-Grille
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Merry Pier Dockmaster
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Offshore Huster Deep Sea Fishing Charters
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Pass-a-Grille Marina
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Shaner's Land and Sea Market
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Genarro’s Italian Restaurant
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Circle K
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Pass-a-Grille Yacht Club
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Don Cesar Beach Resort "The Pink Palace"
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The Maritana Grille at the Don Cesar
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Evander Preston Contemporary
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The Chef's Table at the Don Cesar
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The Sea Porch Cafe at the Don Cesar
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The Sea Porch Cafe at the Don Cesar
Nearest Point of Interest
The Beachcomber Bar & Grill at the Don Cesar

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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St Pete Beach Bungalow Rental Rates

Notes

  • $1400/wk - $4,300/mo
  • US Dollars
  • Jan 01-Apr 30 .. minimum 1 month rental for 'high' season $4,300.00/mo.
  • May 01- Dec 31 ...... inquire with homeowner, 1 week minimum
  • One week minimum stay: $1,400./wk. & up
  • 12% hotel tax (subject to change); cleaning fee of $125.
  • Deposit: $1000 fully refrundable
  • Pets: $150/pet non-refundable pet deposit; homeowner approval required

Amenities

Amenities

St Pete Beach Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pac & Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • museums
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • horseshoes
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • basketball court
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
Notes:
50 inch flat screen wall mounted t.v. in living room with Blu Ray disc player and Universal control.

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