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Waterfront, Pool, Dock, "smart" home, plus Kayaks & Pontoon Rental FALL savings

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

3 br/3 ba, heated private pool & dock, waterfront, near downtown & beaches

Enjoy your stay in this amazing, completely renovated home. Updated with classic elegant Florida style. This home is sunny, bright, an open floor plan, with an all new gourmet kitchen, beautiful terrazzo floors, beadboard ceilings, tasteful furnishings and luxurious amenities. You won't believe the resort style heated pool surrounded by a large travertine patio, professionally designed landscaping and new dock. Located in a very quiet, peaceful neighborhood - this house is perfect for families and couples to get away from it all and relax. It's just a quick drive to downtown St Pete or the beautiful gulf beaches.

Whether your ideal vacation is hours relaxing by the pool with a book or splashing around with the kids, fishing off your private dock, kayaking Tampa Bay from just outside your back door, or taking in all the cultural events in downtown St Pete - you'll find it here! Pontoon boat available for rent!

The house is designed and furnished to be spacious and comfortable - with modern amenities like voice activated smart home features (echo dot personal assistant, security, lighting, and more) and free wifi (high speed fiber optic). The master bedroom includes a king size bed, attached bath with walk in shower, and a sitting room overlooking the backyard pool and canal. In the master bath you'll find a Japanese style electric bidet toilet seat. The first guest room contains two twin beds (which can be pushed together for a king). The sailing themed guest room has a queen size bed and queen size trundle bed, allowing up to 4 guests. The two guest rooms share a hall bath with tub/shower combination and double sinks. Off the large living room, you'll find a sunroom, perfect for games, puzzles or just taking in the view. The ample seating includes a twin daybed with twin trundle.

The outdoor living space truly sets the property apart. There's a covered patio with ceiling fan, a pool bath area off the patio with shower, toilet and sink (perfect way for a quick clean up without going through the house). Under the large shade awning, you can sit, relax, and enjoy the pool and water views, delight in watching the mullets leap from the water or watch the great herons care for their nest of new baby birds in the tree nearby. We've seen many manatees and dolphins right off the dock, which is the perfect spot to try some fishing. You'll find an outdoor kitchen with grill and sink along with comfortable seating for dining or lounging. In the winter, sit by one of the two outdoor fire pits and watch the stars.

The house and furnishings are remarkably comfortable and we've gone to great lengths to add amenities to help make your stay memorable. There are games, puzzles, movies, pool toys, a poolside basketball hoop, pool loungers, sit atop and sit in kayaks (total of 6 available for rent), coolers, beach chairs, etc. The kitchen has a number of spices and staples that will help avoid those last minute trips to the grocery store.

We keep our 34 foot sailboat at the dock for our personal use. Vacation guests are not allowed to board the sailboat and should be aware that there's a small chance that the owners will access the yard to use the boat or use the poolside bathroom (we live out of town so this is not a common occurrence). Our priority is for you to feel at home and delighted with your stay - so we'll do all we can to preserve your privacy at all times.

More Details

Owner
Amy
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Amy

An Eckerd College grad, I've missed the beautiful waterfront area of St Petersburg and bought this home in anticipation of retiring in the area. My family and I love the home, the area and all the wonderful waterfront activities nearby. I'm a professional home renovator and designer and love to include unique high end features in the homes I renovate. This home is my vision of a tropical waterfront paradise.

Amy purchased this house in 2015

Why Amy chose St Petersburg

We love the canal, the access to Tampa Bay (yet still protected from storm surges on open water), the lovely pool, tropical landscaping and classic Florida style. Close to everything St Pete has to offer - yet secluded on a quiet residential island. A perfect getaway to connect with friends and family.

What makes this house unique

The breezes are delightful and the area is much like a bird sanctuary with great herons, egrets, cormorants, pelicans, wild parrots and more. Mullets leap out of the water and make splash landings all day long and often manatee and dolphin swim right up to the dock. Rays can be seen in the water along with many species of fish.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Coquina Key in St Petersburg

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guest Registration form, Valid ID and Rental Agreement Required
  • Security deposit provided to owner 30 days prior to arrival
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Hall Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Pool Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , includes sitting area overlooking backyard, pool and water.
    Sailing Themed Bedroom - 2 Large Double Bed
    Sunroom - 2 Single Bed , just off LR, separated by curtains, daybed with trundle
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Beds can be pushed together for King size bed
  • Maximum occupancy rules do not allow more than 2 individuals per bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This is a beautiful house with many amenities. Like all properties in the area, the City of St Petersburg requires a minimum rental of 30 days to not be considered illegal transient housing, only THREE short term rentals are allowed per year. Please contact me about your stay, we'd love to have you as our guest.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Waterfront, Pool, Dock, "smart" home, plus Kayaks & Pontoon Rental FALL savings
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

A wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

First, Amy was always in communication; much appreciated. The house was perfect for us. Great location; only about 3 miles from downtown. Amy had great recommendations for restaurants and places to visit. We really enjoyed the pool and the expansive patio area surrounding it. The house is very well equipped, exceptionally clean, and unlike many rentals everything works. So many good restaurants nearby as well as the Saturday farmers market and two nature areas. Probably the best way we can express our enjoyment is to say we are planning to come back next April. This house is a gem.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back next year!
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5

Beautiful home. Peaceful neighborhood. Extremely comfortable beds, very clean house.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in st petersburg. Very close to downtown, st pete beach and tampa attractions. Amy and peter were great to work with, very quick to answer any questions. Would definitely come back to stay if we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Knoxville, Tennessee
5

Incredibly lovely and serene property!

  • 5 of 5

After having difficulty initially finding a place to stay in St. Pete, we lucked out by having Amy's property recommended to us, through a friend of hers. We are so glad she did! It is a beautiful property, nicer than what the pictures capture. All the amenities you could hope for. We were a family of 8 ages 15-94. We had plenty of room and very comfortable sleeping accommodations. We loved spending time out on the patio, at the pool and on the dock fishing. We caught several fish. We loved watching the heron couple that have a nest in a nearby tree. But be warned, one of them, the male I suspect, will try to get your fish as you catch it. (That's just like a man!) :) Anyway you will fall in love with them, so that when he gives you that look, you will likely willingly give up your fish. We cooked outdoors on the gas grill and it was great! Indoors the induction stove and well equipped kitchen making your cooking experiences very pleasurable. Kayaks, paddleboards and bicycles were available for use. The home is very close to downtown St. Pete and the beach areas. Amy has done a wonderful job of decorating and landscaping. Very quiet when you are sitting outdoors. Nice heated pool. Amy was a pleasure to work with and always prompt to respond to any questions. Would absolutely stay in this lovely home again and look forward to a return visit!

The Lanza Family

Knoxville, Tn

March 2017

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice Stay in St Petersburg

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at this property in St. Petersburg. The home was very clean and very well stocked. The pool was a ton of fun for the kids to swim in, and nice and warm with the added pool heat. The kitchen had every gadget and tool you could ever hope for! There was even plenty of sand toys, lawn chairs & a cooler to take to the beach. Amy was extremely helpful - whenever I had a question or concern, she got back to me almost immediately and was very pleasant to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Auburndale, MA
5

perfect vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third February in St Pete, but our first in this house. It was just right in every way, on a canal and in a quiet neighborhood and yet ten minutes from bustling downtown St Pete. The pool is beautiful, and kayaking in Tampa Bay was great. Abundant bird life and several sightings of dolphins. The kitchen is fabulous for anyone who loves to cook, and the open floor plan suited us very well. Great restaurants in town, from local ethnic and inexpensive to more sophisticated and pricey (Birch and Vine).

We cooked some wonderful dinners on the grill with friends, and sat out by the pool watching the stars come out or down on the dock with coffee in the mornings. A couple of small issues were immediately resolved by a text to Amy (owner) but basically everything was problem-free.

The only down part was having to leave this beautiful place!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property with all of the amenities of home!

  • 5 of 5

Property was very clean and homey. Our kids each had their own bedroom and the pool was awesome to relax in! Wonderful updates and amenities! The owner was always available if we had a question. Great place for your family to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Salvador Dali Museum
St Pete Beach
Tampa Bay Rays
Mazzaro's Italian Market
"Amazing local Italian market with fresh produce, ready to eat items, coffee, gelato, wine sh..."
Vinoy Park
Chattaway
"Fun local place with lots of character and a casual atmosphere!"
Pier, The
"The current pier is undergoing renovations, can't wait to see what comes next!"
Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant
400 Beach Seafood and Tap House
"Great location and brunch is fabulous!"
Central Ave
"Great shops and restaurants - a fun place to explore on foot."
St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market
"My favorite way to spend a Saturday morning. Don't miss the fresh grouper."
Engine No. 9
"Burgers!!!"
Munch's Sundries & Restaurant
"Great breakfast, huge portions."
Bodega On Central
"The cuban sandwiches here are amazing! "
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
PIE St Petersburg/Clearwater
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Chattaway
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 275
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Munch's Sundries and Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
St Pete Beach
Car: necessary

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood close to many area attractions including downtown St Petersburg with it's many restaurants, festivals, museums and marinas as well as several of the most beautiful beaches in the U.S.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Coquina Key, St Petersburg Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall 2017
25 Aug 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£888
for 3 nights
From
£210
From
£254
Fri,Sat
£1,659
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
15 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,567
for 5 nights
From
£262
£5,076
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
£3,761
for 30 nights
From
£219
Fri,Sat
£3,761
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £155.1
Additional Guest Fee £15.51 per person per night
Damage Deposit £58.16

* Some dates are blocked for owner personal use. Rates are subject to change until confirmation of booking and payment. On-site kayaks available for rental at $30 per stay per person. Certain holidays may be available only at a higher rate. As with all rentals in St Petersburg, the City of St Petersburg requires a minimum rental of 30 days - and only allows three short term rentals per year. Please contact me for more details. There's no charge for early termination of a monthly rental. Cancellations and refunds will be less credit card processing fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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