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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.

More Details

Property Manager
Beth Sexworth
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

Amenities

Gulfport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
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

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(69 traveler reviews)

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Palm Cottage:Vintage Tropical Hideaway in the Waterfront District
average rating of 4.6086955 based on 69 reviews
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: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bradenton, FL
5

Staycation

  • 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:

My friends and I stayed here for a long weekend and we had a really good experience. Plenty of kitchen utensils so we didn't have to eat out and only a 15 drive to st Pete beach which was awesome!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lakeville, MN
5

Great Family Trip!!

  • 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:

Excellent property, communication and experience!! Lovely home in a terrific location! Will rent again!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice bungalow in a quaint town near the bay.

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

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

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was clean and exactly as pictured. It was in a location central to many areas that we visited in StPetersburg and nearby beaches. The bay/beach area a block away was very nice and quiet. Beth was great to work with too.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lewisville, TX
5

Take Me Back Please

  • 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:

Great right from the start, Beth was amazing answering any questions I had. The arrival there was very easy with the directions they suggested. Upon arrival everything was very clean and neat, the kitchen and restrooms had everything we needed. The neighborhood itself very friendly and quiet for relaxing and kid friendly as well. Stores for groceries were just down street. Walking distance from the beach and down the street from very delicious places to dine out. No more than 15-20 minutes from the St. Pete Beach or from Madeira Beach and Johns Pass Village and Boardwalk.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sonora, CA
4

Lovely Cottage

  • 4 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:

This little cottage was perfect for or stay. It was very well equipped. Everything we could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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