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Gecko Cottage - Art District

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom 1 Bath cottage located within a rock's throw to Downtown Gulfport

Lovely 1 Bedroom 1 Bath home located across from Clymer park and adjacent to Senior Center and Gulfport Library. Newly renovated with laminate wood flooring, and two enclosed paver patios for privacy. Cottage sits 2 blocks from downtown and has plenty of parking. It is located three blocks from tennis and basket ball courts, and a playground. Property accommodates 4 persons. Amenities include bicycles, large television in living room, television in bedroom, all towels and linens, dishwasher, microwave, stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer, wi-fi, cable and plenty of parking.

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Owner
Paula and Martha Castro-Chapman
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

Why Paula and Martha Castro-Chapman chose St Petersburg Area

This property was originally a carriage house for the main house, which was built in 1926. The property is newly renovated, with two enclosed paver patios for privacy. Plenty of parking and a short walk to downtown Gulfport.

The house is located in Gulfport. Gulfport is a very quaint, small, friendly beach community very close to downtown St Petersburg and St Pete beach. Itis full of parks, piers, culture, and delicious dining. The colorful town is buzzing with activity from Fresh Markets every Tuesday showcasing fresh produce, breads, seafood, and condiments to Art Walks the first Friday and third Saturday of every month featuring musicians, artists, and food vendors.

Gulfport celebrates several annual festivals including Get Rescued supporting pet rescues in February, SpringFest highlighting local artists in March, a 4th of July parade, and a Labor Day street fair called Gecko Fest.

Visitors can mosey through the Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, take in the view from Williams Pier, or explore the historic Waterfront District’s varied shops and restaurants. Reviewers rave about Isabelle’s, O’Maddy’s, Tangelo’s and Neptune Grill to name a few.

Locals enjoy recreation at Skyway Fishing Pier and Egmont Key State Parks, let loose at the local Casino, and celebrate the arts in galleries along Beach Blvd. Be sure to visit the All Veterans Memorial Park, which pays tribute to veterans from each branch of the military.

What makes this cottage unique

-2 blocks from downtown

-Across the street from Senior Center and Library

-2 bikes

-grill located on enclosed front courtyard

-washer/dryer

Guestbook comments from the owner

Val and Guy really loved the place, but they wished that the bathroom were a bit bigger. We do too. We are expecting them back next year.
Jun 2015
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Gecko Cottage - Art District
average rating of 4.714286 based on 8 reviews
5

if you are looking for vacation rental this it!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Gulfport. Our apartment was very clean and well stocked for anything you might need,and if you did need anything the owners always accommodated, with friendly smiles. They kept in touch and asking if we were in need of anything and were comfortable,which is a plus in my book.Even my little dog liked the owner. We liked being there so much that we have already booked for next year. Thank you Paula,for all your hard work.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Nancy. Tell Doug and Bella we said hi. We will see you in January. Stay warm until then.
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4

charming cottage

  • 4 of 5

Very convenient location. Had fenced patio for my dog--big plus and was walking distance to a nice dog park and down town Gulfport. Very enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John. Say Hi to Carson. You guys are welcome back any time.
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Hermitage, TN
5

Beautiful rental in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience with this rental. Beautifully decorated, very clean, walking distance to the beach and downtown. Paula is an excellent host and she took great care of us. Would absolutely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chloe. It was very nice meeting you and your family. I hope you and your family have a great holiday. See you soon.
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5

Charming - private

  • 5 of 5

Came down on short notice - it is so clean and all you need for a comfortable stay. Our host who is the owner was lovely and so friendly we booked it for the Month of April next year. Great job Paula.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, Elaine.We look forward to seeing you and Frank in April. Be sure to tell him hello...
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4

Neighborhood Feel

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this cottage for three weeks. Gulfport has a wonderful neighborhood feel. Everyone is so friendly.

The cottage is in a great location to walk to the ocean front where there are many restaurants and bars. On Tuesday they have a market in the same area. While there were a couple of issues during our stay the owners were quick to respond and take care of the problem. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. I am sorry about the hiccups but glad that all turned out well. See you next year.
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5

excellent location, owners, amenities

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is equipped with everything needed for an extended stay. we stayed 6 weeks, and LOVED IT!!! Fenced patios, front & back, our own laundry facilities, 2 TV's, full kitchen with all the cooking and dining items provided, beach towels, large closets. Walking distance to EVERYTHING on the historic Gulfport waterfront. 1 mile to bike trail, connecting to the Pinellas Trail 1/2 mile later. senior center, performing arts theater, library, and city park within the block. The owners are very personable and responsive. Short drive to grocery stores, St. Petersburg restaurants, St. Pete Beach and other beaches. A quiet, private cottage that feels like home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ron. It was really nice meeting you both. Thank you for being a repeat customer. See you next year!
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Salty's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Twin Brooks
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Stellas
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gulfport Beach
Car: not necessary

Gulfport is a very quaint, small, friendly beach community 4 miles to downtown St Petersburg and St Pete beach. Itis full of parks, piers, culture, and delicious dining. The colorful town is buzzing with activity from Fresh Markets every Tuesday showcasing fresh produce, breads, seafood, and condiments to Art Walks the first Friday and third Saturday of every month featuring musicians, artists, and food vendors.

Gulfport celebrates several annual festivals including Get Rescued supporting pet rescues in February, SpringFest highlighting local artists in March, a 4th of July parade, and a Labor Day street fair called Gecko Fest.

Visitors can mosey through the Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, take in the view from Williams Pier, or explore the historic Waterfront District’s varied shops and restaurants. Reviewers rave about Isabelle’s, O’Maddy’s, Tangelo’s and Neptune Grill to name a few.

Locals enjoy recreation at Skyway Fishing Pier and Egmont Key State Parks, let loose at the local Casino, and celebrate the arts in galleries along Beach Blvd. Be sure to visit the All Veterans Memorial Park, which pays tribute to veterans from each branch of the military.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gulfport, St Petersburg Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Special 3
21 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
£411
for 5 nights
£502
 
 
Special 1
24 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£411
for 5 nights
From
£45
£502
 
 
Seasonal 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£443
for 3 nights
From
£86
£639
£1,457
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£566
for 7 nights
From
£55
£1,321
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£348
for 3 nights
From
£55
£525
£1,321
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£348
for 3 nights
From
£55
£525
£1,321
 
 
Mid
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£388
for 3 nights
From
£68
£525
£1,321
 
 
Winter 2017-18
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£639
for 7 nights
£639
£1,548
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
cleaning fee £121 + Tax
Pet Fee £80 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gulfport in Tampa Bay

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
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
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen bed with two full closets plus a linen closet
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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