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Palm Cottage:Vintage Tropical Hideaway in the Waterfront District

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

Just like the town of Gulfport itself, Palm Cottage blends the beloved charm of Old Florida with modern comfort and convenience. Follow the brick pathway past lush gardens and palms to the front porch of this 2BR, 1BA rental—a vintage-inspired hideaway complete with original pecan wood floors and floods of natural light.

Come discover a lush haven within walking distance of the beach, where mature palms and large oak trees shade a grassy yard and tropical shrubs and flowers add a splash of color.

Palm Cottage is one of three rentals on this property, but you’ll never feel crowded by your neighbors. Bring your four-legged family member along—pups are welcomed and well-loved at our retreat.

A DAY AT PALM COTTAGE

Sunlight and seashore spirit will greet you when you awake. An ocean-hued master suite features a queen-size bed and flat-screen TV, plus a closet, chest of drawers and dressing table to keep you looking your best throughout your stay. The adjacent palm tree-themed guest bedroom has a full-size bed and armoire.

Steps away from both is the recently remodeled bathroom. Refresh with a walk-in shower with pristine subway tile, and get ready for the day ahead at a large granite vanity.

Take your morning cup of coffee to the enclosed sun porch, where you can gaze across the hedges and lawn to a sleepy street. Or flip pancakes and crack eggs in the kitchen—featuring a full suite of new stainless steel appliances and all the cookware and silverware you’ll need—then feast at an elegant wooden dining space for four.

The open design of our gathering space makes it ideal for intimate get-togethers. Serve snacks on the kitchen bar while the group sips wine in a comfortable living room with charming rattan furniture and bold, Floridian patterns. Or set up dessert in the dining room while enjoying your favorite flick on the flat-screen TV in the living space.

A string-lit patio with gas BBQ sets the scene for memorable dinners at home. Grill up your favorites and savor them at the shaded table for four, surrounded by tropical fauna.

LIFE ON THE WATER

Gulfport’s Waterfront District is something special, and at Palm Cottage, you’re in the heart of it. Just three houses away from the beach, you’ll feel the breezes and see the 4th of July fireworks right from our front yard. No busy streets stand between your front door and the warm sands.

There’s almost always something happening in this charming old school community—from art walks to farmers’ markets, sailing regatta to sandcastle contests. And when there’s not, a vibrant dining scene and easy access to the 38-mile Pinellas bike trail lets you create your own excitement.

We make it easy to see the sights with complimentary bike rentals. Just sign a waiver and get exploring.

Yard is not completely fenced.

Free Wifi.

More Details

Property Manager
Beth Sexworth
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

Amenities

Gulfport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom remodeled in 2011 and has new tile walk-in shower, sink with granite counters, tile floors!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen bed, 1 Sofa Bed bed, 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 4 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Iron and ironing board provided, vacuum, alarm clock, iHome for playing iPods and iPhones, ceiling fans, quiet, scenic, safe & friendly neighborhood. No major street crossings required to reach beach.

Reviews

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(74 traveler reviews)

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Palm Cottage:Vintage Tropical Hideaway in the Waterfront District
average rating of 4.635135 based on 74 reviews
5

Great place to be

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was somewhat dirty.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Charming cottage with all amenities in a good location, close to beach (no swimming). Quiet neighbourhood but close to nice restaurants and bars.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Splashy Ventures/Gulfport Florida Vacation Rentals
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Brick, NJ
5

Quaint cottage close to nightlife and beach

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The cottage was just as described. Very clean and comfortable. The small screened 8n porch was perfect for our morning coffee. The neighbor Hood was very quiet. We were w/i walking distance to a beach on the bayou and the small quaint downtown with shops restaurants and live music. There was even live music at the beach park. Beth was great at returning my calls and emails. Would definitely stay there again

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you were able to relax and enjoy the neighborhood!
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Delray Beach, FL
5

Great location, adorable cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The cottage is very well decorated and stocked. Location is perfect. Walkinf distance toball of the restaurants and shops on Gulfport and less than a block to the water!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Splashy Ventures/Gulfport Florida Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We're so glad you tried Palm Cottage and have returned yet again!
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5

Charming Gulfport Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Spent 9 days at Palm Cottage and loved every minute of it. My daughter recently relocated to the area so we planned a family get together here with family coming from Ohio, New York and North Carolina. Cottage was just as described. Great location. Beth was easy to work with and responsive to any questions we had. We Kayak'd at Clam Bayou, rented at electric boat from Simply Sailing in St. Petersburg Marina (ate at Fresco's here too!)ate at Gulfport's Omaddy's and Pia Trattoria and all were delicious. THe Greek Salad from Omaddy's was so good one sister had it 4 nights out of our 9 day stay lol! Will definitely be using Splashy Ventures for future stays!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Greek Salad from both O'Maddy's and Neptune's are both noteworthy!
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5

Ideal Gulfport location.

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We decided as a family of 5 to spend 3 nights in Gulfport before heading off to the more traditional Florida locations, and were very glad we did this as it was a great, low key, friendly place to stay. The property is in an excellent peaceful location, with many restaurants (excellent eating) and the waterfront nearby, just five minutes walk away. Property in excellent condition and very well kitted out with kitchen equipment, TV etc, with all our needs well catered for. Property was also well located for easy trips (by car) to St Petersburg (e.g. for Dali), St Pete Beach and magnificent beaches at Fort de Soto park. Elizabeth and SplashyVentures easy to deal with, with clear instructions and tips for guests. The Gulfport tourist office is less than five minutes walk away too. Great, low key place to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Splashy Ventures/Gulfport Florida Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Come back again during festival time!
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Clarksville, TN
5

Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We loved the home in Gulfport until the ac went out. The home owner worked with us and immediately got us in another home in Treasure Island. What was a stressful event turned into a great stay at both locations.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad it worked out but so sorry that you had to move during such a short stay. Beth
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