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Historic Uptown Bungalow. 2/2 Near Downtown & Cresent Lake

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,281 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Historic Uptown Bungalow- 2 bedroom 2 full bath updated home. Built in 1910 with original wood floors and French door entryway. New kitchen and baths make it modern day comfy with a walk out the back door you are surrounded by old Florida at its best. Large back yard for being this close to town. The hammock nestled between two gorgeous live oak trees gives you the perfect place to read a book and relax. Plenty of seating on the deck and patio area if you want to have a cookout. A slice of heaven right here outside the city- just perfect!


Owner
Kathy Willey-Coogan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About Kathy Willey-Coogan

We LOVE St. Pete!!!! It's such a wonderful city, rich with culture, music, art and nature all that and beautiful weather too! You can't ask for more than St. Pete has to offer. We have lived in the area for over 20 years and have traveled to many great destinations however there's no place on earth we have enjoyed more than St. Petersburg Florida. We are truely blessed to live and work in this amazing area. Being from northern states ourselves originally (Michigan & New Jersey) we know how long and cold winter can be up north. This little bungalow is where we want to retire someday. Unfortunately, it's too soon for us to be able to kick our feet up. That's why we want to share our little corner of heaven, we figure someone may as well enjoy it until we are able to.

Kathy Willey-Coogan purchased this house in 2014

Why Kathy Willey-Coogan chose Historic Uptown

When my husband and daughter and I walked in the door we instantly fell in love with this house. The original wood floors from 1910 and French doors leading out to a covered front porch that sits on one of St Pete's quaint brick streets. It was just perfect! We very much wanted a place close enough to downtown to ride our bikes but also close enough to walk to Cresent Lake, Starbucks, Panera, Carrabas, Outback, and we have so much fun at Practically Picasso...we never imagined we could have it all and a huge back yard as well! This place was more than we were dreaming of so we couldn't pass it up, even though we can't live there yet- it's already home. We are happy to be able to share. :)

What makes this house unique

The large backyard in a location this close to town is a very unique find. We love being able to invite everyone to park in the driveway and walk or bike to town during events or concerts. Parking downtown is especially difficult to find and can get expensive. We have this lovely oasis where friends and family can park, go downtown for events and then relax in the backyard and have a cookout. There is ALWAYS something fun going on downtown the tough part is choosing what to attend.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Historic Uptown in Saint Petersburg

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1281 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

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Historic Uptown Bungalow. 2/2 Near Downtown & Cresent Lake
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews
Saint Petersburg, Florida
5

Wonderful, quiet, comfortable house!

  • 5 of 5

My parents, grandma, and adult sister all stayed at this house in Historic Uptown. Hurricane Irma caused disruption in their plans, and we scouted last minute for a place. My husband & I live in downtown St Pete, and were amazed by the convenience of the location to get around town. It is very close to down town, with multiple easy paths to the interstate to get to the beach. It is also very close to many quality restaurants and grocery stores.

The house itself was very well decorated, well maintained, and laid out. They were never bothered with street noise, and couldn't hear any neighbors or cars. The beds and couches were comfortable, with many extra pillows, which is not always the case in short-term rentals. The kitchen was well equipped and we grilled out a couple times in the backyard.

The next time they come to town, they will definitely be looking at staying here again. My 94 year old grandma even left a hand written note about how much she loved the place. Thanks so much for making our last minute vacation very enjoyable!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC
5

Great little bungalow

  • 5 of 5

This was a great little Bungalow and perfect for a girls long weekend in St. Pete. Upon approaching it didn't look like much and the grass was long… But upon entering through the back it was welcoming. It's located in an area where they are doing a lot of revitalization. It's a super quaint neighborhood and can't wait to see it in a couple years.

Super cozy, nice upgrades and a great overall space. The kitchen, laundry and bath were stocked with ample supplies. There's everything you can think of that you might need available. Kathy was very responsive and available for any questions and/ or needs.

You can easily walk to the downtown area. We frequent in the Central/4th Street area often. We also took Uber to treasure Island to hang out at the beach.

This house is great for friends and family trips. It's a great location that is easily accessible and quick to catch an Uber to downtown St. Petersburg.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Convenient to everything in St. Pete

  • 5 of 5

We had a really nice six-day stay here. The house is conveniently located within walking distance of downtown St. Pete, many of the restaurants and businesses on 4th St, and Crescent Lake. Looking at it from the street out front, you may not think much of it, but it has a great backyard with a deck, separate patio seating area, grill, and hammock. The inside of the bungalow is nicely updated and had more than enough room and seating throughout for us to host a dinner party with a dozen people without needing to spread out to the backyard during a warm and drizzly St. Pete summer evening. There is one queen sized bed in each of the bedrooms and a daybed in the study. The master bedroom and master bathroom are big. The master bathroom is very nice with a large glass shower and a separate tub. The second bedroom has a good sized walk in closet. The daybed in the study would probably only fit a child or small adult overnight. An air mattress was provided and we set that up in the study rather than have someone stay on the daybed. Having two bathrooms, a full kitchen, and our own laundry were great as well since some of the other rentals in the area only had one bathroom or a shared laundry. There is an area off the alley behind the backyard fence with plenty of room to park two full-sized vehicles. Having designated off-street parking for two vehicles was another plus for us. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been happier. Flew in from Seattle to spend several days with my daughter, who lives in St. Pete. Very comfortable and nicely updated. Especially liked the BBQ - grilled swordfish steaks for dinner one night.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was our second stay here and We loved it just as much as the first!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in a lot of VRBOs and I have to say this is one of the most well appointed houses ever! Great location in a super cute neighborhood that's just a short walk or fun bike ride away from all downtown Saint Pete has to offer. Fluffy towels and some lovely shampoos make the Buddha bathroom even more special :-). Thanks again Kathy And we'll be back at Christmas when we hope to buy our very own house in your awesome town!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Barbara
5

Absolutely perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier with Kathy's place. It had everything, was so tastefully decorated and full of all we could want or need in a place to stay. The neighborhood is great. The 5 or so block walk to Crescent Lake Park and the circumnavigation of the lake became our daily routine. We will be back! Thanks Kathy and anyone who had anything to do with your rental.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa-TPA or St. Pete-PIE
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tryst
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Caledesi/Honeymoon Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Vinoy
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
275
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Carrabas
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Treasure Island Beach
Car: recommended

All this and less than a mile from downtown St. Pete. Need I say more. :)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Historic Uptown, St Petersburg Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£498
for 3 nights
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£147
£687
£2,494
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.05
Cleaning fee £56.29
Pet Fee £75.05
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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