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EXECUTIVE STYLE STUDIO.WALK TO THEATERS, RESTAURANTS, MUSEUMS, WATERFRONT PARKS

Barbara Marshall

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Barbara Marshall

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 20, 2014
Call Owner
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Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

EXECUTIVE STYLE STUDIO.WALK TO THEATERS, RESTAURANTS, MUSEUMS, WATERFRONT PARKS

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

St Petersburg Studio Rental Photos and Description

Ideal Location, Whether For Business Or Leisure. Lovely Guest Studio Retreat

Palm Suite Retreat boasts beautifully-appointed and spacious (540 square feet) living and sleeping space for two adults comfortably (3rd on futon). It includes a private entrance to the second floor studio that has light-filled cathedral ceilings; queen size luxury bed, and full-size futon; a fully equipped and stylish kitchen, walk-in shower, private parking pad (for vehicle not larger than an SUV), and access to a professionally-landscaped, private home backyard. TV and cable and free WiFi are offered. The plus is the private parking offered with the guest studio given the many activities held in downtown St. Petersburg and on the waterfront parks that draws wonderful attendance.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Barbara Marshall (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 20, 2014

About Barbara Marshall

Jay and I moved from Washington DC in 2006 to St. Petersburg to be near aging family members. Jay is a retired military officer; we both come from long-time careers from both overseas and in Washington DC. We now own and operate our own business as senior move managers where we help the elder population relocate. We've both served on our neighborhood association board--Jay most recently as the association president. We are very active in the St. Petersburg community; are members of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and the Women's Chamber of Commerce, the downtown Episcopal Cathedral, and enjoy all that St. Petersburg has to offer.

Barbara Marshall purchased this studio in 2007

Why Barbara Marshall chose St Petersburg

We chose Historic Old Northeast in 2007 to live because of its eclectic charm and history and location to so many great places all within walking distance--marinas, boat ramps, live theater, yacht club, the renown Vinoy Hotel and Resort, Saturday morning market, many restaurants and nightlife venues, and museums, and sports venues like Tropicana Field where the Tampa Bay Rays play. This neighborhood is neighbor-friendly and family-friendly. It's very active and social. Downtown St. Petersburg has its 'First Friday' which is a free outdoor concert gathering. There are many concerts held in the nearby parks to include live musicians, food and art festivals and so many more.

What makes this studio unique

We bought our home in 2007 because of its old historic charm (1925) with its front porch swing, brick patio, and the detached guest studio which was recently converted (October 2013) from private use to a vacation home to travelers and business professionals to St. Petersburg. The Palm Suite Retreat is immaculate, nicely furnished with great comfort and quality in mind. The kitchen offers a large size wall mounted microwave, 4 burner stove, large refrigerator, new kitchenware chosen to match the Palm Suite Retreat theme of the studio. The owners live in the main house on the property and can provide any information needed about activities and events in St. Petersburg.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p493208vb
-727-385-4746
St Petersburg St Petersburg Area
5

We tried on the downtown St. Pete lifestyle and loved it!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful interlude in St. Pete's Old Northeast. There was always something going on, and just about everything was within walking distance. We enjoyed theater, sports, art, food, and music in various venues. The apartment was very clean and well-appointed and had everything we needed. The owners were wonderful to us and made us feel like part of the neighborhood! We would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking to spend time in downtown St. Pete.
  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ted and Beata! We really enjoyed meeting you and spending time with you and meeting some of your long time friends when you used our backyard patio for a gathering. We count you as new friends and look forward to seeing you in December. Barbara and Jay.
business
Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p493208vb
-727-385-4746
St Petersburg St Petersburg Area
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
5

The Right Vacation Choice!

  • 5 of 5
Our vacation in the Palm Suite Retreat couldn't have been better and more relaxing. The helpful and warm hospitality of Barbara and Jay made us feel right at home. Comfortable, clean, and well-appointed, we truly had a retreat "home away from home" for quiet time together as a couple, but also within easy walking distance of a vibrant downtown scene, and convenient driving to lots of area attractions. The PSR was everything that we saw on the website, and more.
This was the right choice for a relaxing and memorable vacation. We will be back. Jay and Barbara are the best!
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Richard and William..we so enjoyed having you as our guests and now dear dear friends...YOU are the best. barbara
business
Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p493208vb
-727-385-4746
St Petersburg St Petersburg Area
Dallas
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5
We were honored when the hosts accepted our request to stay in the Palm Suite Retreat in St. Petersburg. Immaculate, every amenity you could possibly think of was available, it was even more attractive then the pictures depict, and the owners are beyond the best, even asking if we could think of anything else to make a travelers stay more enjoyable! The bed and linens were extremely comfortable (I am so picky about my sheets being soft and fine gauge, I've even brought my own along in the past, but these were top notch), I can't begin to express how much we loved staying at this "retreat". We would have booked again, however, it is already occupied during the time we need to stay, so if you're thinking about this property, book it, because as more people stay and get to know the owners, this will become booked solid all year long! Thank you for making our visit to St. Petersburg so special!
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judy for this special review! Jay and I so enjoyed you and John and Greg as our guests. We became friends fast! I'm glad you mentioned the amenities that we strive to provide quality and comfort...please come back. you are special. Barbara
business
Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p493208vb
-727-385-4746
St Petersburg St Petersburg Area
Jacksonville, FL
5

Delightful!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I just returned from a four night stay in this lovely home away from home. Beautifully decorated, equipped with everything you could possibly need, and plenty of windows to let the light in. Barbara and Jay are wonderful and truly care about your comfort and enjoyment. Very close to all the downtown parks, museums, restaurants, and activities, so we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go. Excellent location, great restaurants, and plenty to keep you busy. We highly recommend a stay here and hope to be back sooner than later.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lauri for your review! Jay and I are happy you were so pleased with your stay at the Palm Suite Retreat. Glad you and Terry enjoyed all of what St. Pete offers, and that our PSR's location was so suitable for your 3-5 mile walks everyday! We'd love to have you as returning guests, and look forward to it. Barb and Jay
business
Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p493208vb
-727-385-4746
St Petersburg St Petersburg Area
5

ACTIVE IN DOWNTOWN ST. PETE.

  • 5 of 5
We spent three lovley weeks at the Palm Suite Retreat in the city of St Petersburg, Fl.
in the winter of 2014. The location was central to all downtown activities and we could walk to most everything. We had been staying at the beach for several years and thought we would try the beautiful city. Barbara and Jay our hosts made us feel like locals within a few short days. Their local knowlwdge and genuine desire to make us welcome made our stay very rewarding and pleasurable. We recomend staying at the Palm Suite Retreat and we plan on doing so ourselves.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gary and Stephanie...we are so glad you stayed with us. We were happy to securely store your bikes that you brought with you. We'd love for you to return!
business
Executive Style Studio.walk To Theaters, Restaurants, Museums, Waterfront Parks
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p493208vb
-727-385-4746
St Petersburg St Petersburg Area
Ballston Spa, NY
5

Fabulous unit near downtown St Pete

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in the Palm Suite Retreat from 3/9 thru 4/14/14. What a terrific rental unit in a beautiful neighborhood. The unit is squeaky clean, modern and well furnished with the most gracious owners. Barbara and Jay, thank you so much for making our stay such a treat. The above the garage efficiency is large, airy with plenty of sunlight and the a/c was very good on the few days we needed it. The internet connection was fast. There is an off street parking spot right near the unit entrance that is a big plus. Since we brought our bikes and rode on all the excellent bike ways in and around St. Pete, it was extra nice to be able to store the bikes securely in the garage and out of any rain. The location cannot be beat as it is a short ten minute walk to the beautiful downtown area with all the fabulous restaurants, waterfront, marinas and museums. Loved the Dali Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and the St Pete History Museum and all the close by beaches. The Fort de Soto park with great beaches, boat launches, picnic areas and bike paths is only a twenty minute drive. We had a fabulous time. By the way, having happy hours in the beautiful back yard sitting area was so nice and relaxing. Can’t wait to go back. Great romantic getaway for two. Would highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: George and Susan! I thought I had responded! We so enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you received the photos of you painting artwork on our patio, Susan, and your sunglasses! We miss you, come on back! Great times for libation and conversation on our patio....Barbara and Jay

Map

Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-275
Car: not necessary

Minutes from your door--whether walking, biking, driving or taking a horse-drawn carriage--the country's only Salvador Dali Museum, The Chihuly Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, the Mahaffey Theater where nationally known artists perform live, along with The Florida Orchestra. The famous Downtown Trolley even offers service to the Gulf of Mexico beachfront, just 15 minutes away. The residence is located in an award-winning neighborhood--tree lined, cobbled streets.

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Rates & Availability

From $90 Per night

St Petersburg Studio Rental Rates

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6 night minimum stay
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$595
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $55
Refundable damage deposit $100
Notes 25% deposit when reservation is made (of total amount that includes $100 refundable damage deposit, $55 cleaning fee + taxes). Personal checks accepted for deposit to reserve. Damage deposit refundable at end of stay. Rental agreement provided. Cancellation policy: deposit not returned if cancelled within 7 days of arrival date. 50% of deposit returned if cancelled within 30 days.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

St Petersburg Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 540 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a washer/dryer available to our guests about 20 feet from the guest studio located in a neighbor's historic home. It's coin operated, in a cozy room, safe and easy access.

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