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BeachHouse Historic 2 bed bungalow w/private bikes, patio & steps to beach

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Redone bright and airy lots of light, Hwd floors close to restaurants and shops

Situated on 7 miles of powdery white sand beach. It is only a few small steps to beautiful white sand beach called Pass a Grille Beach, a suburb of St Pete Beach! consistently ranked one of the worlds best beaches -

Completely bright, airy, clean and updated home that includes new furniture, an updated kitchen and bathroom, hardwood floors throughout, inviting paint and trim with modern furnishings with coastal-chic style charm.

King Bedroom has a small washing room off the main bedroom in addition to the 1 bathroom. There is also a full bathroom w/bathtub and traditional toilet & sink. Additionally there is an outside shower area that can be used after coming back from the beach.

Palm trees abound on this property with your own sundeck and patio area, that includes a grill and an outside shower for your use! There is a ton of peace of mind in a restful setting complete with soothing sunsets, shells and cool waters, white sand beach and coastal birds galore!

Patio porch is equipped with a BBQ & sitting area.

This house also sleeps only up to 6 people. There is room for a pack and play & if needed I have one for you if you don't want to bring one with you. I try my best to make the vacation great for you! Your stay means a lot to me & I want to make it as perfect as it can be!

TIP: watch the video to get an idea of the house and the neighborhood.

((**Please only request days that are available in the Calendar of this house. Also, I do have a 5 night minimum for dates greater than 30 days away. Three weeks from current date, I do discount open days. It is a quiet area meant for relaxing and not meant for parties or gatherings so I typically will not allow weddings etc unless the whole property is booked**)).

Awesome restaurants including, pizza, 4 full service restaurants are just a few walking blocks away. Shaners Deli is also close (voted best on the beaches for years!) where you can get freshly caught fish, marinated meat, steaks, rubs for fish, poultry and veggies! (drinks too as well as dry goods) It is the perfect place for groceries and its only blocks away- great for BBQ items or a quick snack.

Please call me if you have questions. Brand new and very comfortable King bedroom, Queen bedroom and a sleeper Queen (very comfortable Sealy posturepedic mattress on pull out).

Blocks away- Rent a boat, go shelling on the beach, Watersports, fishing, nearby golf and tennis. Minutes from shopping, Museums, entertainment and nightlife for a satisfying St Petersburg vacation

Local museums include the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum, Salvador Dali Museum, the Florida International Museum, St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg Museum of History and Great Explorations Hands On Museum.

Many local galleries and performing arts centers. Admire the works at the Florida Craftsmen Gallery or the Arts Center. Catch a performance by the Florida Orchestra, a Broadway play or contemporary performances at the Mahaffey Theater for Performing Arts. Other productions can be seen at American Stage, Little Theater, Palladium Theater, and the Coliseum.

SPORTS: Boat Racing, Spring Training, Golf and More

The St. Petersburg/Tampa area is home to several professional teams including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), Tampa Bay Rays (MLB), and Tampa Bay Lightening (NHL). Other St Petersburg sports events include MLB spring training, PGA tournaments, Thoroughbred racing at Tampa Bay Downs, greyhound racing at Derby Lane, as well as yacht and powerboat races.

Keywords: Amazing Sunsets, charming house, located in Historic PAG, restaurants within walking distance, clean and very comfortable, New Furniture with update decor, updated and clean lines with lots of light, off street parking Pass-a-Grille, St Pete Beach, Ft De Soto Park, BBQ, stand up paddle, windsurfing, cycling, biking, shelling, running, walking, dining.. & literally one of the best places to live if only for a week.

Refund Policy:

If notified 6 weeks prior to arrival then full refund less $100 in administrative fees

If notified after the 6 weeks prior to arrival period then refund on any time rented less $100 in administrative fees. The VRBO service fee, which is paid in the initial payment, is not refundable. (Refund checks to be sent after the new tenant stay has been completed)

More Details

Lisa M Charest
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

About Lisa M Charest

Greetings! I work and teach at a local college and have years of experience working in the field of Industrial Psychology in NYC and CT. I grew up in PAG (pass a grille) and love it so much that I had to move back to FL. I take pride in decorating and trying to make the house perfect for you. I have hand selected all the items in the house and hope you enjoy the tasteful decorating and smooth layout! I take care of my mother-in-law so sometimes I may be busy at dr. appointments or caring for my daughter etc however I try to return all emails within 12-24 hours.

Lisa M Charest purchased this house in 1970

Why Lisa M Charest chose St Pete Beach

This area is paradise and it is wonderful to own a small part of an island!

What makes this house unique

Nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Tampa Bay, Pass-a -Grille Beach is a gem with water and white sand beach everywhere in an underdeveloped little island. There are ten restaurants that are enticing, yummy and only a few blocks away. Cute shops and boutiques run along 8th Ave, the smallest downtown in the US which is perfect for strolling. Pass a Grille Beach is mostly a residential beach- It is perfect for a life made for walking, relaxing, cycling or swimming. The beach house is only a few steps from our beach trolley stop and the trolley can take you to wherever you want to go.. or you can just stay, enjoy the water, the sea grapes and the local restaurants as they entice all who come to this area. Above all enjoy the sunset that has made Pass a Grille/St Pete Beach the 'sunset capital of FL the water is all around to reflect the suns rays and shine with warmth on each glorious day.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pass-a-Grille Beach in Saint Pete Beach

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Only a little sink off master bedroom- (no toilet or shower)
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
*********April & May are WEEKLY only, with Saturday or Sunday changeovers*********


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

BeachHouse Historic 2 bed bungalow w/private bikes, patio & steps to beach
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

An extraordinary week of joy!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I visited Pass-a-Grille last week (mid-May) to celebrate her graduation from graduate school. Over the past few years, we've visited St Pete once or twice a year. It's truly a magical place. We stayed at Lisa's "Seahorse" property. The location is terrific -- located on a street between the Gulf and the Bay. Location is exceptional -- it doesn't get any better than this. If you think a beachfront home is required, I encourage you to try this property -- it's a 30 second stroll to the gulf, and a 30 second stroll to the bay -- with Herons, Pelicans, Cormorants, American White Ibis, wild parrots, and more. A quiet community without "thru traffic" -- an ideal spot for a getaway with shopping, restaurants, and entertainment nearby. When it comes to the home: the beds and furniture were comfy, the AC worked great, the kitchen served our needs perfectly, we used the Roku provided to access Netflix, and much more -- linens and towels were provided, as were beach chairs, bikes, etc. I've stayed at many homes in Pass-a-grille and St. Pete over the years, and the Seahorse is up near the top of my list. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our family of 4. It had everything we needed and more. The beds were comfortable and living area had sufficient seating for family time. The location was the best -- water on both ends of the street -- beach walk or bay. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Don't Pass-A

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location. A short walk to bay or the beach. Hardwood floors comfortable beds and plenty of hot water. Pass-A-Grille has a slow down and relax feel.with a big open beach without the giant hotels.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This was in a perfect location for walking to restaurants and the beach. We loved this house it was the right size for 4 adults and 1 child. It was clean and had everything you would need. The only thing I would change was having a tv in the bedrooms. We visited with all the neighbors in the rentals and had a great time sitting in and talking with them in the common area. You don't need anything for the beach (umbrella, buckets, chairs, towels etc.) it was all provided. The bikes were wonderful very much enjoyed. We would rent this again and would recommend it to anyone. Thank you for having such a wonderful place for us to stay on our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house, great location

  • 4 of 5

We had very nice time staying in Lisa's Beach house.

The only thing I would change is adding central AC to the second bedroom. Window unit is very loud (impossible to sleep) and required to be cleaned.

Also updating beach chairs and umbrella would be nice.

The rest was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review I just ask that in the future please let me know while you are staying if there are any issues so I can resolve them at the moment not after your stay is over via a review. I want you to have the best stay possible I just need to know how things are going if something dosent meet with your expectations. I do not provide umbrellas unfortunately as they are too difficult to maintain but I will update the beach chairs if they are faulty. The bedroom is under a flat roof so central in the back bedroom is near impossible however I will have the back unit serviced if it's causing issues or is noisy right away. This is the first ever complaint on the issue I have ever had so I definately want to address it before it's a concern. Thank you again and hope you are able to return!
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Terrific Place in Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We arrived to a very clean, well appointed 2 bedroom frame bungalow in Pass A Grille, FLA. Located at the very southern tip of the St Pete's beach area; Pass A Grille is quieter and the beach is equally as beautiful but less crowded than the St Pete's Beach or Clearwater Beach areas that feature the big hotels. This is a neighbourhood, with nice easy going restaurants, a good coffee shop, some fun local bars and great sunsets. My wife found that the shops in the main commercial area were also somewhat unique with their offerings. Great for walking, biking, swimming, boating etc.

Lisa clearly puts a lot of effort into her guests' experience. The place was open, airy and very clean. There was a full binder of information that was very helpful in getting to know the cottage and the surrounding area The outside seating areas were clean and comfortable the bikes in good condition and comfortable to ride. We really appreciated being able to grab a couple of beach chairs and an umbrella from the side yard and make the very short (half block) walk to the beach...close enough that you could run back to the house for food or a beverage an not feel you had to pack up the beach kit and take it back with you.. There is a good local deli and butcher nearby for those who like to create there own culinary experience aided by Lisa's well appointed kitchen and an outdoor BBQ. If you are eating out, our personal favourite was the Sea Critter Café.

In all a very good experience.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa or St Pete Clearwater
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pass-a-Grille Beach, 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
July 4th
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Fall Getaway
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Thanksgiving 2017
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
December Special
27 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Winter Sunshine
16 Dec 2017 - 26 May 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Cleaning £73.44
Pet Fee £27.06
Tax Rate 13.0%

Discounts are built into the rates after a booking of 6 nights. Additional discounts can be had for open nights within three weeks from current date. Holidays are a day off for me so please no arrivals or departures on a holiday.
********This house is only booking for weekly rentals during the Winter Sunshine Season********
Thank you.

Refund Policy:
If notified 6 weeks prior to arrival then full refund less $100 in administrative fees
If notified after the 6 weeks prior to arrival period then refund on any time rented less $100 in administrative fees once the new tenant stay has been completed.

It is strongly encouraged that all guests purchase CSA Travel Protection Insurance. Any guests choosing not to purchase CSA Travel Protection Insurance may only cancel 6 weeks prior to their scheduled arrival date and receive a refund of the advanced payment, minus a $100 cancellation fee. Pass-a-Grille Beach House Rentals does not give refunds for Man-Made, unsupported emergencies (anything where the Pass a Grille beach is not under a mandatory evacuation zone) and/or for Technological disasters.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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