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KEY LIME COTTAGE MUST SEE! Spacious bungalow, dogs welcome, close to waterfront

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,225 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 28 - 30 nights


About the property

2 BEDROOM 1 BATH Only 3/4 miles to waterfront and arts district. Dogs welcome!

Exceptional space, large, clean, bright and uncluttered! This renovated bungalow was built in 1949 and retains its original Florida charm with cove ceilings and archways throughout. We welcome all dogs and the fenced yard is ideal for their safety and play time. Two living areas, modern kitchen, covered patio, brand new bathroom, well stocked and beautifully decorated. Come see why guests give us great reviews and come back year after year!

You're only 8 blocks away from the Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, Gulfport Marina, Boca Ciega Yacht Club, and Gulfport's quirky galleries, shops and award winning restaurants. Amazing saltwater fishing is steps away and the sandy white beach is perfect for kayaking or windsurfing. Locals and visitors are happy to be off the grid and host live music, art festivals, and farmer's markets every week. Downtown St Pete and Treasure Island are each a 10 minute drive from this ideal central location. The St Petersburg Beach Recreation center is 4 miles away and offers year round swimming and fitness classes for adults and families. Tampa airport is only 30 minutes away and Orlando and Sarasota are easy day trips. There's plenty to see and do or this can be the perfect place to kick back and truly relax.

A total of 1200 square feet, laminate wood floors and ceiling fans throughout

The master bedroom has a new KING size bed, 2nd bedroom has a new QUEEN size bed both with dressers and ample closets.

The living room is decorated with antiques, modern accessories, and original artwork. New full sofa bed with gel mattress. Bungalow can easily sleep 6.

New kitchen, fully stocked for entertaining with stainless steel appliances, glass subway tiles, and dishwasher. The kitchen has a large built in desk/work station. The bathroom was remodeled in 2017 with modern fixtures, marble floors, oversized shower with glass tiles.

Energy efficient front load washer/dryer.

Separate dining room opens to family room for open concept

Oversized family room with large TV, books, games, and free wireless.

Lots of natural light and windows, super clean,and cozy living spaces to be together or carve out some personal space.

Covered patio with seating and new gas grill. Very large private fenced yard with natural vegetation plus cute front porch. Fire pit and Adirondack chairs provided. No cats please due to owner allergies.

Quiet street with friendly neighbors. Off street parking for two.

Four bikes, boogie boards, and beach chairs all provided so you can explore this exciting area.

We hope you'll come be our guests!

More Details

Maria Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

About Maria Williams

My husband Mark and I visited Umbria, Italy last Fall and fell in love with the relaxed village lifestyle. We were inspired to find a vacation home to share with others and enjoy with our own family. Gulfport has that same small community feeling but is still eccentric, fun, and vibrant.

Maria Williams purchased this bungalow in 2014

Why Maria Williams chose Bayview

This bungalow was built in 1949 and it's charm and history is appealing but frankly we appreciate the modern updates as well.

What makes this bungalow unique

The best thing about this bungalow is that it is located in an amazing place but also has very easy access to other great places to see on the Florida coast.


Bayview Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1225 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Full bath with shower and tub. Bath towels, hand towels, and hair dryer provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Spacious with new bed, 2 windows, and large closet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious with luxury bedding, large closet, and 2 windows
  • Two large bedrooms; one with king bed and one with queen bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews

Cute, well-appointed cottage

  • 4 of 5

This cute cottage is adorably decorated with new clean furnishings, a well-appointed kitchen and large fenced yard. We needed to rent a place that allowed dogs and were concerned that it would mean staying at a sub-par rental but we were pleasently surprised that the place did not look or smell as though pets had stayed here. The owner was helpful and non-intrusive. And the neighbors are quiet.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St Catharines


  • 4 of 5

This is our second winter at Key

Iime cottage and it is wonderful. There is a lovely new bathroom along with a very well appointed kitchen with lovely serving dishes and all the utensils you can imagine. Close to downtown where there is lots of action.

The weather has been perfect. There is also very efficient AC.

We plan on returning next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nancy - we greatly appreciate guests that return year after year!
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Hyattsville, MD

One of my best winter visits ever!

  • 4 of 5

I’ve been renting in FL for seven winters, the last four in Gulfport, and this has been one of the best vacation rentals to date. This “cottage” is a wonderful redone FL bungalow and is so much more spacious than it looks from the outside. It also has been the best supplied house for the rentees, with so many kitchen supplies including spices, condiments and even sugar and flour. Thanks to Maria for sharing this home. I hope to take advantage of Key Lime Cottage in the future years!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy home in a convenient location

  • 5 of 5

This roomy, tastefully decorated bungalow is the perfect home base from which to explore the St. Petersburg area. We were able to bicycle or walk to beaches, museums, restaurants, art and craft shows, and the Gulfport harbor.

The kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals at home and we appreciated being able to let our dog go out into the fenced back yard. We had no complaints.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you for the wonderful review! I know this was your first extended winter experience in St Petersburg and I'm glad our Key Lime Cottage met all of your needs. I think dogs enjoy the property as much as their owners do! Please come back and see us.
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Home Away from Home

  • 4 of 5

Key Lime Cottage is cozy, larger than it looks with a well equiped kitchen, comfortable beds, a big fenced in yard for our dog and all the things that make it a lovely vacation destination.

It is 10 minutes to town where we have enjoyed all sorts of entertainment.

Our weather has been perfect!! Many reasons for a return visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We're delighted you've enjoyed our home this winter and look forward to having you back as guests next year!
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Jean and Steve at Keylime Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We've only been here a little over a week,but felt at home immediately.There is a rustic quality that doesn't make me afraid to mess up a little or clean up when I do.We have a PBGV dog that bring in seeds on his feet,so I have delegated one of the old washcloths we brought to getting them off the floor or rugs. Almost everything you need is here and,if not, there's a Dollar Tree and Aldi's nearby.There grill on the back patio is great and the backyard is roomy.There are 4 bikes in the garage and my dog runs alongside with a special leash I brought,so we go the few blocks to the dog park,where we meet friendly people and other friendly dogs.There is even another PBGV,which is a first! There is an extra bedroom,so when our friends from Buffalo came through on their way to Ft. Myers,we could have them stay.Had lunch and dinner at two of the many restaurants and saw the most beautiful sunset anyone had ever seen at Madiera Beach with my sister and a couple of her friends who live here. I could write a book,but that's enough for now,my husband is at the YMCA, working out and then we're heading to the beach.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so delighted your family is comfortable and feeling right at home! We're not just rental property owners - this is our vacation home too and we take great care in making it very special. Thank you and enjoy!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
tampa, florida
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Par 3 Public Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
St Petersburg, FL
Car: recommended

Gulfport is located next to St Petersburg and offers an original Florida escape. The town hosts live music, art fairs, and farmer's markets weekly and is known for it's eclectic shops and award winning restaurants. Historic Clam Bayou is a 127 acre nature preserve and Gulfport Marina and Boca Ciega Yacht Club are steps away. Downtown St Pete and Treasure Island beaches are within a 10 minute drive and Orlando and Sarasota are easy day trips. Perfect central location.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

Sorry, cats are strictly prohibited due to severe owner allergy. Shorter than 30 night stay possible during specific times of the year. Please contact owner for more details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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