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.