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

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

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!

Kathy Willey-Coogan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 February, 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 St Petersburg

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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Historic Uptown Bungalow. 2/2 Near Downtown & Cresent Lake
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Cozy, convenient bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Great location, walking distance to downtown and lots of lakes for walks, Home was clean and well equipped. All supplies were on hand, Neighbors were nice and quiet. Thanks for a great stay. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and a very comfortable house !

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in a lot of VRBO's and this one is very good!. Inviting space, comfortable beds, good showers and a well equipped kitchen. Offstreet parking and a fenced backyard for my dog capped it all off . Really enjoyed our stay in Saint Pete and hope to be back soon. Would definitely rent this house again .

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice and clean home with generous parking.

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and in a good location for us. The owner could not have been a better hostess. Easy to work with and very pleasant. We will most ike come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint and just, perfect.

  • 5 of 5

I can't thank Kathy enough for letting us stay in their 2 bedroom bungalow for a long weekend with our dog Bo. Everything was clean and new. Just beautiful! The backyard and deck is perfect for sitting out and watching your dog explore the Florida foliage. And some squirrels got some exercise as well!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property, really well equipped and in a lovely quiet neighbourhood. Kathy is the perfect host, replies quickly and couldn't be more helpful. I would happily stay here again and recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Kathy's amazing home for three nights mid-May around my nephew's St. Pete wedding festivities. It was the perfect set up for us: one couple, my elderly mother and my nephew's dog. Beautiful decor, fantastic fenced in backyard and very convenient to downtown! Kathy was quick to respond to any questions we had; check in/check out painless. Hope to be back sometime soon!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa-TPA or St. Pete-PIE
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Caledesi/Honeymoon Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Treasure Island Beach
Car: recommended

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


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter retreat
31 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring break
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £80
Cleaning fee £60
Pet Fee £80
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Historic Uptown in St Petersburg Area

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1281 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • 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

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