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Classic Florida Bungalow, Hot Tub, Near Beach & Downtown, Lush Fenced Yard, Casa Verde

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

St Petersburg House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8), Hot Tub, Fenced Backyard, 5 min. From Beach

***Spontaneous Traveler SPECIAL** If you book less than 14 days of your arrival take 20% off the regular price!!

--Please feel free to read all of our wonderful reviews!!

--Check out our video for more home features :)

--We have a Pack 'n' Play and highchair for your little ones!

--Note: Our home is listing #362869 on Home Away, and #313134 on VRBO.

Welcome to Casa Verde Florida! This vintage house in historic St. Petersburg is not a typical rental property. This is our home that we have worked tirelessly to modernize and restore to the tropical oasis you see. For now, our careers are taking us to Corvallis, Oregon for a few years to complete graduate school. Please come and enjoy our home – the way we have – while we’re gone!

Features include two newly designed and custom- built bathrooms, the main with Italian travertine and cedar, and the guest bathroom with Indian slate tile. The kitchen was recently remodeled with new fridge, stove, tile, and paint. Two main furnished bedrooms include new paint and window treatments. Front and rear living areas are “Florida tropical” themed with new paint and lighting. The bonus room is a versatile space, with a queen size bed, workstation, hi-speed internet access, extra sleeping space, and room for indoor games and play time on those (rare!) rainy days.

Recycling and composting stations are available for the eco-minded traveler.

The highlight of the house is the outside living space. The spacious patio area, which includes a private hot tub surrounded by tropical foliage, is the idyllic way to relax. This area makes for perfect dining al fresco.

Our home is located minutes from beautiful downtown, waterfront, and the historic St. Petersburg Pier. A wide variety of restaurants and bars are nearby with outside seating and waterfront views. Daytime activities such as shopping, movies, and museums are all available downtown. Local beach access at North Shore Park is a perfect swim spot for children or leisurely stroll for couples. Coffee Pot Bayou Park is a great place to take kids, launch a boat, and watch wildlife. St Petersburg Beach, with sugary sand and turquoise-blue water, is just fifteen minutes away. Restaurants, bars, and a coffee shop are all within walking distance from our home.

Please feel free to email or call us with any questions about the home or surrounding area.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Joe Piacenza
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 30, 2016
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About Joe Piacenza

We bought this house after meeting during graduate school at the University of South Florida. Susie is a marine biologist, and if she could, would spend every day in or near the water. Joe is a mechanical engineer, with a penchant for vintage car restoration. Despite our disparate career interests, we both have loved working on this house since the day we moved in. This house has been our retreat from workaday stress and the starting point for many day trips.

Our favorite activity is riding our bikes from the house, along Coffee Pot Bayou, and into the downtown area. Here, we’ll stop for dinner or meet friends for drinks. We also love to bring a picnic dinner out to Pass-a-Grille Beach, swim in the warm tranquil water, and watch the sunset.

Joe Piacenza purchased this house in 2005

Why Joe Piacenza chose St Petersburg Area

This is not a typical rental. This property was purchased as our home and we have treated it as such. We wanted something close to the water with easy access to the beach, shopping, and entertainment. It has a lush tropical back yard, fenced in for privacy. This is perfect for relaxing in the hot tub or having fun with the kids.

What makes this house unique

Renting a house is very practical if you are traveling with a large family. With laundry facilities, new appliances, two bathrooms, private hot tub, and sleeping for 8, it makes for a comfortable stay that is much more affordable than a hotel suite. In addition, it is a short walk to several restaurants and coffee shops such as Starbucks, Applebees, Red Mesa (authentic Mexican), PDQ, and World of Beer.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(97 traveler reviews)

Classic Florida Bungalow, Hot Tub, Near Beach & Downtown, Lush Fenced Yard, Casa Verde
average rating of 4.8453608 based on 97 reviews
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Just simply wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

4 of us came out from Colorado for a training in St. Pets. Joe the property owner was awesome and extremely friendly. We loved our stay in every way!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Owner very accommodating

  • 5 of 5

Our family is traveling from many parts of the US for our dad's wedding and when I came across this listing I knew it was the perfect place to settle down for a week with family to celebrate a joyous occasion. After contacting the property owner Joe responded almost immediately to advise us that the house was already rented for part of the time. I went ahead and booked the first part of our trip with Joe's assistance. After making the reservations our family decided it was best and easier for everyone to rent a home closer to our destination and renting a home for a week would be a lot less stress on everyone. I contacted Joe of our family's decision and we would need to cancel our reservations. Joe was very accommodating and canceled our reservations and refunded our deposit immediately. I will definitely keep this house in mind next time we visit Florida for the true Florida experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great find

  • 5 of 5

Me and my band were touring through Florida and had a few days off. This place had plenty of beds and room for the six of us to be comfortable. It's close to many restaurants and a grocery store. The back yard was nice to relax and read. A quick drive to the beach and a $5 dollar Uber ride to the St. Pete nightlife area. Everything we needed to have fun and recharge.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable Florida Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Three high school classmates and spouses shared this lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath typical Floridian bungalow for 4 days while attending 55th reunion activities. The neighborhood is a quiet residential street. We loved the house and all the thought put into the remodel. Modern conveniences with old world charm. Breakfast on the patio and relaxing in the hot tub every evening. Convenient location to downtown and the beaches. We enjoyed working with HomeAway and with the owners, Joe and Susie Piacenza. They were very accommodating. We will definitely be back and highly recommend a stay at Casa Verde

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Quaint and CoZy Home in St Petersburg, Florida

  • 5 of 5

I arrived to a clean cozy get away. The house is equipped with all the features and appliances you would expect in a house. The masterbed was comfy and offered a good night's sleep. My favorite spot was the backyard with use of the hot-tub. I cooked on the grill and enjoyed all the conveniences the location had to offer. My wife and I walked to many of the local restaurants for a bite. CVS and Target are very close as well. There is a nice Park/Beach area closer than Madiera Beach. Make right on 4 St N and a left on 10 Ave N and keep straight through side streets until you see the water. Would recommend to any family as I had no complaints. Any issue I had was remedied within 24 hours.

Give it try in Casa Verde.

The Harvey Family/NJ

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Bungalow was awesome. This was our first time in Florida for our family vacation. I loved it so much we are looking to move to the St. Petersburg area. The house was very nice, well -maintained, and close to everything. Awesome customer service from the owners.

We want to thank Joe and his wife for sharing their beautiful home with us. Will definitely stay again if we don't move by next year, :).

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Salvador Dali Museum
Sunken Gardens
"Beautiful gardens minutes from Casa Verde Florida."
Central Arts District
Vinoy Park
"Great family park on the Tampa Bay waterfront."
Red Mesa Cantina
Taco Bus
Moon Under Water
North Straub Park
Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant
Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill
Z Grille
Paciugo
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
World of Beer
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Renaissance Vinoy Gulf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-275
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Red Mesa
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
North Shore Park
Car: recommended

St. Petersburg, Historic Old Northeast

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Raquetball, Basketball Court, Miniature Golf

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Rates & Availability

St Petersburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$899
$2,800
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
$699
$2,100
 
 
Summer
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$89
$599
$1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$140
$899
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

St Petersburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 has a shower/bathtub with travertine tile, toilet, and pedestal sink Bathroom 2 has a shower stall with Indian slate tile, toilet, and a vessel sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1), and a Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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