|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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This cozy home was totally remodeled and renovated in 2007. The kitchen is large and fully equipped, the dining room seats up to 10 and lends itself well to small parties that often flow out through the kitchen to the back patio. The house is close to the hub of activities in Pensacola. Festivals, night clubs, churches, restaurants, the harbor, theaters are within walking distance, and the eclectic neighborhood is always bustling with activity. The neighborhood is filled with big homes, bungalows and cute shotgun houses mixed with businesses. The downtown is going through a revival, and many houses here have been fixed up over the years.
The basement fitness room has balls, bands, a punching bag, two pieces of equipment and a large rocking horse for fun. There is an outdoor shower and changing area to enjoy on warm days. In the basement we keep 2 small cots that could accomodate two small children if necessary.
The beds are very comfortable. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, and a small, private, sitting room/TV room. The second bedroom has the 2 twin beds and also houses the Internet connection and a TV. The livingroom has a pull out couch, if needed, and there are 2 cots in the basement. If you have more than 4 people, the extras will have to sleep on the pull out or the cots. Though the house is not suitable for very small children, those over 6 will enjoy this room and the that huge rocking horse in the basement.
My daughter, Susanna, manages the property, and lives right around the corner, if you have questions. Towels, sheets, pillows and blankets are provided, as well as dish and laundry soap. Please put down the correct amount of people. If there are more than 4, I have plan cleaning accordingly.
My family and I have lived in the North Hill Historic district for 3 generations. Recently my husband and I moved to a subdivision a little farther from downtown. We love to spend special weekends at the De Soto Street house especially if we have attended an event downtown or at the Sanger Theatre. Every few months we like to have a little mini vacation at the house so that we can relax and stroll around the neighborhood, go the the Naval Air Museum which changes often, and then have Sunday brunch downtown or at the Hilton on the beach.
Susanna Tempesta purchased this house in 1994
We love the historic district for walking and enjoying the homes and flowers. But actually, the house has been in the family for a long time. It became run down and my family, my husband, many others, and I totally redid the old place, every inch.
It is fun to have our family parties at the De Soto Street House because there is always something for everybody to do there, walk the neighborhood, go to the park, skateboard, cook, sit out in the back under the palm trees, play in the basement. My mother loves to come because she holds court in the living room from her favorite rocking chair. Everybody else mosies around mixing and mingeling. It seems an easy place for everyone to just be.
My guest was reluctant to leave feedback because the site requested too much personal information. She wants you to know she had a wonderful stay. This was her second trip to the De Soto Street House.
The property was in a convenient location. Everything was so organized, my family really enjoyed their stay. The owner is so friendly and helpful. The house was clean and very well organized, spacious and all we needed was readily available. Thanks Sussana
This house was great and the owners were super nice! We loved the quiet neighborhood and the park within walking distance for the kids. There were 6 of us and the house suited us perfectly. The kids loved the outdoor shower, lol. They wanted to take all of there showers outside. Also the outdoor shower was nice to to be able to wash all the sand off before entering the home. We went out most nights to eat, but decided to cook at the house one night. A grill is provided there along with everything that you would need. We grill steaks and baked potatoes and enjoyed a nice dinner at the large dining room table. The outdoor area in the back was also nice in the mornings to sit out and relax. This home is an older home, but don't let that scare you it has been remodeled nicely and we will definitely be back again :)
Loved the house. Was in town for a beach wedding, my husband and i were both in the wedding so we needed someplace to relax away from everyone. the first night the bride stayed with us, she was able to get a good nights sleep and she even took a late night walk just to relax. The second night after getting ready in the wedding party beachhouse,(that the air quit working half way through getting ready for the wedding), we came back to a wonderrfully cooled home. After the newlyweds helped pack up the beachhouse and send everyone who was to stay there to other places, the newlyweds came to stay with us. They was so thankful for a cool place to sleep. we all enjoyed the kitchen the next morning and the patio out back. my husband and i spent the day relaxing and enjoying the quiet peaceful neighborhood.
the house was everthing we was looking for and it had so much charm. I loved that everytime we pulled into the drive I knew i was going to be able to relax and get the rest that i neeed for the next day. We explored the area our last day and we are looking forward to bring our child here when we come back.
This house was perfect for our family of 5. The location was just right. It was close to all the restaurants and about 20 minutes from the beach. She made great recommendations on where to go and they were perfect. The kitchen had all the supplies needed to cook breakfast everyday and dinner a couple of times. The outdoor shower was great to wash away all the sand. The washer and dryer was even better. She provides so many things that makes traveling with your family easier. The description is very accurate of all the things the house has. There was an earlier review of the house not being suitable for people with allergies but we didn't have any issues. I have allergies and my toddler has asthma and we had no issues. We also had no issues with any neighbors. The next door neighbor waved each time we saw each other and the front neighbor was also nice. The only small con would be the air conditioner wasn't as cold as we are used to but it is extremely hot in July so we took that into consideration. An extra fan is provided so that helped. If we come back, we would rent this property again. We enjoyed it.
This house was perfect for my family. We had the space we needed, it was well stocked, and Susanna was a wonderful hostess. The house is exactly as described, next to a nice playground/park. We'd definitely recommend it.
My family and I enjoyed our time at this home. This home said it was fully stocked; however, this is the best stocked vacation rental I have ever stayed at. The rooms were beautiful. The only problem we had was with the driveway. Our car is low to the ground and we did drag going into the driveway and leaving every time. Other than we had a great adventure!
North Hill is a beautiful historic neighborhood with many restored turn of the century (20th) homes. It is a good place for long walks and running. A neighborhood park is only 1/2 block from the house. Downtown is within walking distance and has many restaurants, museums, entertainments, and our newly restored and remodeled Sanger theater.
Oportunities for deep sea fishing, sailing, and other beach activities abound in the Pensacola area.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$100|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.