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Walk to Water & Downtown from Historic Old Northeast Cottage in St. Petersburg

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Super clean and extremely comfortable cottage with outdoor space to enjoy!

Walk everywhere from this 1 king sized bedroom adorable cottage!

Just 6 short blocks from Downtown and 5 short blocks from the Waterfront!

Come relax for a week or longer in our 750 Sq. ft. cottage. With its’ tastefully chosen coastal décor you are sure to enjoy a pleasurable vacation. This cottage features a king size bed with a high quality and comfortable mattress and luxury 100% cotton linens, a full size pull out sofa in the living room and a large eat in kitchen fully equipped to prepare meals at home. The bathroom features a tub/shower. It has hardwood and tile floors throughout plus a full size washer and dryer. It has central heat/AC. There are 2 flat screen TV's (one in living room and one in bedroom) with cable and WiFi also included. For outdoor living space you will enjoy an enclosed courtyard, a porch and a patio providing ample seating. There is a grill for your use.

Downtown St. Petersburg is a vibrant waterfront city with a lot to offer for all ages! This is a perfect location for people who want a large choice of activities all within walking distance of their accommodations. There is 7 miles of waterfront parks, a small sandy white beach, a few playgrounds and a Marina, perfect for walking, biking, jogging, lounging, boating, kayaking and dolphin watching. You can rent a boat or kayak at the Vinoy Yacht Basin. You will also find many concerts and festivals during the year throughout the waterfront parks.

A short walk to downtown, or catch the Downtown Looper Trolley at the historic Renaissance Vinoy Hotel, and enjoy an array of fun including shopping, dining and nightlife. Shopping is very diverse, appealing to varying tastes, from specialty shops on trendy Beach Drive to eclectic vintage and antique shops on Central Ave. in the Grand Central District. Restaurants are just as diverse offering upscale and outside patio dining on Beach Dr., with a European feel, to innovative cafes, also including patio dining, along Central Ave. and throughout the city. Nightlife includes live music & concerts, swanky lounges & posh nightclubs, plus a large selection of pubs specializing in craft beers. Or enjoy sitting in one of the many espresso and chocolate bars. There’s also a large farmer's market, Tropicana Field (home of the Ray's Major League Baseball Team), live performances at Mahaffey Theatre, movies (19 plus IMAX), museums and art galleries including the Salvador Dali Museum, the Chihuly Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, just to name a few. Also within walking distance is the North Shore Aquatic Complex and tennis courts. A public golf course is 4 miles away or choose the private Vinoy Golf Course up the street. Segway rentals and horse drawn carriages are other fun options to explore this amazing city!

There’s always something happening in downtown St. Pete. All year long, St. Petersburg hosts hundreds of events in its' downtown facilities and waterfront parks, ranging from food festivals to street concerts and art festivals to the action packed Firestone Grand Prix. Gulf Beaches are a short drive or Trolley ride away, including top rated in the U.S, 600-acre Fort DeSoto Park. Bush Gardens and Adventure Island are about 40 minutes and Disney World is less than an hour and a half away.

More Details

Owner
Jennifer & Brian
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Jennifer & Brian

Hi! We've lived in Florida for the past 16 years having moved here from Newport, RI. I graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Consumer Affairs. I've worked in Real Estate, Social Services and Staffing/Recruiting. I enjoy traveling, meeting new people, reading, cooking and going to the beach! My husband, Brian, is a Mechanical Engineer. He graduated from the University of South Florida. He enjoys bike riding, boating, ping pong, all things related to cars & working on his inventions!

Jennifer & Brian purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jennifer & Brian chose St Petersburg

My husband and I bought this property because we love the 'old world' charm of the neighborhood with its' brick streets and architecture. The neighborhood is filled with Craftsman style homes as well as Tudors, Mediterranean Revivals, Colonials, American Four Squares and others. We love that we can walk to our favorite restaurants, shops and entertainment! This neighborhood is like a New England town with Palm Trees and without the cold weather!

What makes this cottage unique

This is a single level cottage so there won't be any stairs to navigate except 2 steps onto the front porch. There is a private parking spot behind the cottage. It has central AC/Heat (no window shakers)! Easy walk to downtown and the waterfront with it's own small beach! You'll also enjoy a private washer/dryer right in the cottage. A horse drawn carriage can pick you up right at the cottage door (a unique benefit to this neighborhood) and tour you around the neighborhood and/or take you downtown and drop you off at dinner! So fun!

Amenities

Historic Old Northeast Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Large bedroom with plenty of storage to include a full sized closet, a good sized dresser and 2 bedside tables with drawers for storage.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9591837 based on 49 reviews
5

Excellent accommodation just a stones throw from downtown ST Pete.

  • 5 of 5

Jennifer and Brian have been perfect hosts. They have a lovely cottage that was perfectly placed for our vacation. The cottage is well presented and clean, the owners have thought of everything to make our vacation comfortable.

Jennifer was very helpful and was easily contactable if had and questions regards the cottage or the local area.

We would certainly return to Jennifer and Brian's cottage on our next vacation to St Pete.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

It was just what I needed. Perfect size, very quiet, and a parking space! The owners are very nice and attentive. The clothes washer needed fixing, and they were on it immediately, replacing the unit with a new one. I had initial trouble with the internet and they immediately provided an alternative line so I could do my work. I would most definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I know you have a lot going on right now. Congrats on your new home, it's a lovely area you chose. Thank you for choosing our cottage for your housing needs in the meantime. Warm regards, Jennifer
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5

Amazing apartment! Well designed and decorated. Marvelous location. Friendly and helpful owners.

  • 5 of 5

What a charming apartment! Clean, well thought out design (porch and patio ) and lovely decor. Well appointed. Anything specific we happened to need the owners were happy to find for us. We celebrated our son's college graduation here and the place was so nice we sponsored a small dinner there (with owner's permission). The location is fantastic! Four blocks to the waterfront park, outdoor public pool, marinas, Florida wildlife on the water and restaurants galore. The neighborhood is super charming and a walker's delight. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad everything went well for your very special trip here to St. Petersburg and everybody had a nice time. Please come stay with us again. Have a great summer! Kind regards, Jennifer
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Great location, comfortable spot

  • 5 of 5

The property is small, but everything is big enough. Nice bedroom and comfortable bed, good linens. Small but sweet living room/sitting area with TV. Functional kitchen with high top table. I love to cook and found the kitchen lacking counter space, but I made due. The property also has a small sitting area outside which is very private and comfortable. The neighborhood is safe and quiet. Easy access to the the waterfront park and downtown. Overall, a great experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. I'm also glad we finally met, even though it was after you checked out. Have a great summer in New England! I'm jealous! Hope to see you when you return to St. Pete.
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Great Host! Very clean and comfortable and cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, quiet eighborhood and close to all beautiful St. Pete has to offer.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tom, It was nice meeting you! Good luck with your new plans. Thank you for picking our cottage for your stay this time. Sincerely, Jennifer
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Quaint and cozy

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 8-year old corgi mix and I enjoyed 10 days at Jennifer and Brian's charming cottage in Historic Old Northeast. The cottage was ideal for us to walk to Downtown (10 minutes), the many parks (7 minutes) and the waterfront (8 minutes). We could sightsee all day and return home to relax on the front porch while grilling out and savoring the peaceful setting. The neighborhood is very quiet, safe, friendly and easy walking. It is a great location to walk your dog to the dog park or around the neighborhood. The cottage is well equipped (we cooked in many times), the bed is very comfortable and the wifi/tv/electronics work great. I would highly recommend staying here. I think the hosts have thought of everything to make people comfortable. We plan to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kristin & Fred, Thank you for choosing our cottage for your vacation. I'm glad you enjoyed your time here. I appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review. The cottage was in such great shape after your stay so thank you for that as well! I wouldn't have even known you had a dog! Also, loved your write up in the guest book. Lots of great ideas for future guests. I think you also gave us an idea or two. So much to do here! You are all welcome back anytime! Sincerely, Jennifer
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Old Northeast Tavern
Nearest Ferry
0.8 Miles
Vine Basin takes you to Tampa
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Mangrove Bay Golf Course
Nearest Train
24 Miles
Amtrak at Union Station in Tampa
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
400 Beach Seafood & Tap House
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
North Shore Beach

St. Petersburg is the largest city in Pinellas County offering the most diverse attractions out of the entire area. The Historic Old Northeast is a quiet neighborhood to enjoy after a full day and night of non stop fun just 6 blocks away in downtown St. Petersburg! When you are ready to take a day off to relax at the cottage, you will enjoy the fully enclosed private courtyard with plenty of patio furniture and a grill. The best restaurants in the area are in Downtown St. Petersburg. The city also offers many museums, a couple of live theaters, 2 small beaches, tons of independent shops, a huge art scene, the best nightlife in the area, and a ton of sport options from Professional Baseball games and Soccer games to lawn bowling and volleyball! To top it off St. Petersburg offers countless festivals, live free concerts (Florida orchestra), movies in the park, segway tours, horse and carriage tours, ghost tours, the largest Farmer's Market in the State. There's a new ferry downtown that takes you to Tampa. We also have a bike share program with 300 bikes at 30 hubs available. The list goes on and on.

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Rates & Availability

Historic Old Northeast Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$700
$2,200
 
 
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$800
$2,800
 
 
High Season 2017/2018
Dec 17 2017 - May 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
$975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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