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Suzanne Armstrong

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Fenced/Waterview/Walk to Town & Beach

34 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Gulfport House Rental Photos and Description

3bd/1ba/1king/1Queen/2twins

Seascape Cottage, a historical cottage located directly across from Mariner's Cove High and Dry in Gulfport, will entice you to stay longer than you had planned. It is pure relaxation with large oak trees towering over, lush green grass and well planned garden areas. Short walk to Gulfport Beach Art District. Beautiful bay views from several rooms. Cottage has original wide plank wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, large yards with luscious tropical landscaping. Art walks twice a month within walking distance. Plenty of nightlife with live music on every street corner. Decorated with beach cottage appeal. Separate fenced in patio area with table and chairs. Drive up to parking area and follow the red brick pathway to the cottage. Cottage has been designed with Key West style and reminds one of 'Old Florida'. 'The cutest little house in Gulfport,' everyone says. Visit us and discover why we are such a popular vacation destination.

Gulfport is an excellent location for a vacation spot. You are only 100 miles from Orlando and all the attractions. 45 miles from Bush Gardens. 5 minutes to downtown St Pete. Walking distance to Gulfport Beach, restaurants art walks and shops. It is only about 80 miles to Sarasota. Fort Desoto Beach voted one of the nation's nicest beaches 2 years in a row is only 5 minutes away. Golfing is around the corner and every kind of outdoor activity is easily accessible.

Best of all you are located right in the Gulfport waterfront district and walking distance to the art village, shops, restaurants and beaches! Great for long walks with beautiful old oak trees & biking. Kayaking is a fun new sport a lot of people have taken up in Gulfport. If you have a boat you can park it at the high and dry across the street.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Suzanne Armstrong (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Suzanne Armstrong

Licensed real estate broker. I have been managing vacation properties in the area for over 15 years, After selling most of our properties, we decided to keep Seascape Cottage because it is so unique.

Husband is retired Mercedes Benz Market Manager and is in charge of maintenance and bikes. Free Bikes please inquire about quantity. Husband hobby involves making motorized bikes with batteries which he also sells.

Suzanne Armstrong purchased this house in 2005

Why Suzanne Armstrong chose St Petersburg Area

Beautiful--walking distance to all that Gulfport has to offer. Key West architecture is vey appealing and cottage like.Cottage has actually four little yard areas Water views. Watch people biking, jogging and driving all kinds of interesting vehicles past your porch.. People who have traveled all over the world find themselves retiring in Gulfport because it is so unique.

What makes this house unique

Walking distance to downtown Gulfport.

Fast intenet and HD Tv in living room and master bedroom. Exciting new Roku program included for all kinds of media. DVD player. Phone and fax included.

Master bedroom has king firm mattress

Gulfport and downtown St Pete are some of the most dog friendly areas in Florida having dining outside for pets and even dog menus!

Barbecue grill

Reviews

4.8
based on 34 traveler reviews

Fenced/Waterview/Walk to Town & Beach
average rating of 4.7941175 based on 34 reviews
DeKalb, IL
5

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  • 5 of 5

We stumbled across Seascape on the internet, made a reservation, and thoroughly enjoyed our week in Gulfport. Minutes away from just about everything Florida has to offer, this quaint neighborhood is like Florida used to be, but rarely is anymore, and Seascape is an important part of that offer. Don't miss a stay in a bit of historical Florida, in a historic home. You won't regret it. We loved it so much, we did a virtual tour for Suzanne, be sure to ask to see it.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
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Cute bungalow close to town

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Suzanne and Len's bungalow. The proximity to downtown Gulfport and all of its restaurants and the marina was great. We especially enjoyed the use of their beach bikes and touring the quaint brick streets and beach areas on wheels! We didn't get to enjoy the "water view" from the front of the property though since it was blocked by dry docked boats during our 2 week stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nice and quaint and located in quiet section of town. Owner very quick to respond to inquiries.

  • 4 of 5

Seascape is a nice and quaint little cottage tucked way just down the block fro Gulfport's small downtown area. O'Maddys is a nice little bar/ restaurant with good food. There are also several other small cafe type places to grab breakfast lunch or dinner and various stores all within walking (or biking) distance from Seascape.

The inside of the cottage is very clean and nicely decorated and served our needs perfectly. Initially my parents, my one brother and his 10yr old son stayed with me and my wife as we all came down from NJ for a family wedding. Wasn't cramped though except for fact there is only one bathroom in the house. There is another bathroom in the laundry room located in the detached garage which did help but needs a little work. Other than this minor issue- all was fine and everyone had a nice stay.

Once everyone else left for NJ, my wife and I had a very nice time by ourselves sitting on the front porch or going for a walks or bike rides to the Gulfport restaurant/ shop areas or biking to Treasure Island beach. We used Uber to go to First Friday in St Petersburg and visited with my brother and my new sister-in-law up in land o lakes. It was a very nice time.

Joanne was quick to respond to any inquiries we had during our stay and a quick shout out to Len who fixed the bikes for us.

Chris & Eileen

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Owner's Response: The garage bathroom is for owners, house cleaner,s, landscape workers, Etc. to use. Don't know why it was used as we keep it latched because there is always junk in it. We have 1 bath only.
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Chill, Quiet and Conveinent!

  • 5 of 5

I couldn't have asked for a better stay, property was nice, clean and comfortable. Mrs. Suzanne was very responsive with any questions/concerns that I had. I'll be going back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Better Than The Pictures

  • 5 of 5

Your pictures don't do your property justice. We did not realize all the beautiful yards you have. The landscaping is beautifully cared for. Buddy had plenty of romping space. We loved being able to take Buddy on walks into the little town. The restaurants were all dog friendly and fun! What a great town. What a great house. Please let us know again about next January as soon as you decide.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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What a neat property, what a neat town

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to spend a few months!

We were lucky enough to rent this from Lenny & Suzanne for July & August 2015.

The house and Gulfport is a hidden gem. We couldn't have asked for more. Comfortable house, pet friendly, neat town, great restaurants.

We were able to explore the whole St. Petersberg's area during our time here and enjoyed every minute

We would highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
O'Maddy's
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Egmont Key
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Isla Del Sol, Other Various
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
O'maddys.
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Waterski
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Gulfport Beach
Car: recommended

Located in the charming small town of Gulfport. Short walk to downtown, restaurants and artwalks. Artwalk and foodwalk every Tuesday. Walk across the street to Mariner's Cove Marina. Bring your boat if you have one. Art Walks twice a month, 5 minutes to world famous Fort Desoto Beach, Walk to Marina, Great area for Biking, 10 minutes to downtown St Pete and museums and waterfront. 30 minutes to Tampa, One hour approximately to Orlando, music festivals, seafood festivals, boat shows, art and craft shows, Fantastic restaurants & beach short walk away.

When you arrive we provide a written list of many places you would enjoy visiting during your stay which were contributed by the owners and those who have stayed.

Cottage has central heat and air, laundry room with free laundry detergent. Wifi and Roku player. 2 large HD TV's.

Shady with oak trees, cool ocean breezes almost every day.

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Rates & Availability

Gulfport House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
August/September
Aug 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $99
Tax Rate 12.0%

We can accommodate travelers that will be arriving later in the night also.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Gulfport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Bathroom 1-Bead-board walls, white tile, white fixtures. Has two doors to enter and exit bathroom-Jack and Jill bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Beautiful romantic cottage bedrooms. Each with excellent quality bed linens and numerous pillows and high quality bedspreads. HD Tv in master bedroom as well as living room. High speed Internet access, phone and fax. King bed has firm mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
HD TV living room and bedroom.Washer dryer. DVD player. Roku player-watch netflix or listen to Pandora music. 2 of the best beaches in the world are less than an hour away. St Pete Fort Desoto 5-10 minutes Sarasota Siesta Key one hour. Gulfport Beach and town restaurants walking distance.

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