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Traders' Haven! Tropical Garden! Giant Jacuzzi!! Beach 50 Yards!

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Last updated: 12/19/2012

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Pete Beach house description

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5 Bedrooms - Tropical Jasmine Garden - Jacuzzi-Spa - 8 Beds, Sleeps 16

Traders' Haven is a spacious 5 bedroom home occupying the entire second floor of the Mountcastles' building on historic 8th Avenue, Pass-a-grille, St. Pete Beach. The Mountcastles have operated a small trading company importing folk art from dozens of countries for twenty years. They are currently working overseas with their five children.

This unique home is bright and airy with high ceilings and windows all around. Oriental rugs, high gloss wood floors, antiques and folk art from all continents of the world add to the ambiance.

Accommodations: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen (three full size refrigerators) 8 Beds: 4 Queen sized, 1 Double, and 3 Double Futon Beds sleep 16 comfortably.

An enclosed air-conditioned porch/living room for lounging, dining and watching sunrises and sunsets covers the entire south face of the building.

There is also a large open deck with table and chairs on the north side. This deck overlooks a Tropical Garden - filled with jasmine and lush tropical plantings. We have placed a giant jacuzzi (8 feet in diameter, with a waterfall and lighting) in the privacy of this walled and locked garden.

Enjoy great sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico and sunrise over the Intracoastal waterway in Boca Ciega Bay while dining on our porch! The Gulf of Mexico is just a few steps to the west and Boca Ciega Bay with the Intracoastal waterway is just a few steps to the east.

Traders' Haven enjoys a great central location! Historic 8th Avenue, once listed in Ripley's as the shortest main street in America, offers several very unique galleries and boutiques, including Mountcastle International Trading, Co., Ltd. on the ground floor of the Mountcastle building. The Merry Pier is at the east end of our block offering fishing, tackle and bait, wave-runners, sunset cruises, deep sea fishing trips, and a great boat shuttle to Shell Island. Downtown St. Petersburg is just 15 minutes away. Restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and shops on our block are listed below.

Amenities include:
Giant Jacuzzi
Jasmine Tropical Garden
Computer with cable and wireless internet hub
Large washer and dryer,
Large kitchen and three full sized refrigerators
Ceiling fans
Deck furniture
Gas grill
Cable TV
Private parking for three cars, a must at the beach!!

Our idea of a great day: Start with some time at dawn walking on the beach, watching the light change and smelling the sea. A little later return to 8th Avenue to the quaint Seahorse Restaurant -just a few steps from Traders' Haven at the Intracoastal end of our block, (or to the Hurricane or the Beach Concession, also on our block) for breakfast ... morning paper, seagulls screaming, and salt air - cannot be beat!! Fishing on the pier or a lazy day on the beach is always a delight. A long soak in the jacuzzi-spa and an afternoon nap in the shade in the garden is truly relaxing. Walking back to the beach for another fabulous sunset is a local tradition.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Children Welcome
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        Sleeps 4...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

        Sleeps 2...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

        Sleeps 2...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

        Sleeps 2...moreless

      • Bedroom 5: 1 double

        Sleeps 2...moreless

      • Living room futon: 2 sleep sofa /futon

        Sleeps 4...moreless

      • Five bedrooms and the long porch/living room include 4 Queen, 1 Double and 3 luxary double futons that comfortably sleep 2 persons each . Baby playpen, crib and high-chair....moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


      • Books For Adults
      • Books For Kids
      • Games For Kids
      • Toys
      • Books
      • DVD Player
      • Television
      • Satellite / Cable
      • VCR
      • Radio
      • Stereo
      • CD Player
      • Audio Tape Player


      • Family
      • Budget


      • Botanical Garden
      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Library
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Theme Parks
      • Water Parks
      • Reefs
      • Restaurants
      • Zoo

      Leisure Activities

      • Antiquing
      • Walking
      • Scenic Drives
      • Outlet Shopping
      • Sight Seeing
      • Beachcombing

      local services and businesses

      • Massage Therapist
      • Medical Services
      • ATM/Bank
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital

      Location Type

      • Beach
      • Near The Ocean

      sports and adventure activities

      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
      • Surfing
      • Sailing
      • Fishing
      • Golf
      • Wind-Surfing
      • Water Skiing
      • Roller Blading
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Deepsea Fishing
      • Fly Fishing
      • Jet Skiing
      • Snorkeling
      • Sound/Bay Fishing
      • Surf Fishing
      • Pier Fishing

      Arrival Day

          • Saturday


          • Dining Area
          • Child's Highchair
          • Seating for 12 people


          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Sofa Bed
          • Parking
          • Broadband Access
          • Wireless Internet
          • Computer Available
          • Internet
          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • PC
          • Telephone
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Alarm Clock
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Basic Soaps
          • Toilet Paper
          • Parking Off Street


          • Blender
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Mini Refrigerator
          • Grill
          • Kitchenette
          • Ice Maker
          • Lobster Pot
          • Pantry Items
          • Stove


          • Outdoor Grill
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Terrace
          • Balcony
          • Barbecue
          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Large Cooler
          • Wood Deck
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Screen Porch / Veranda
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Walkway To Water

          Pool / Spa

          • Whirlpool
          • Hot Tub
          • Jacuzzi


          Write a review 4.4
          from 5 traveler reviews
          $2400/Week ($2900 with Jacuzzi)50% Deposit for Reservation 
          (if you cancel, the deposit is refunded-10% if re-rented)
          12% Taxes Local Lodgings 
          No Cleaning Fee
          $500 Security Deposit on check, returned at checkout
          Check out 10 AM, Check in 3PM
          All year		$3,000/week

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          40 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          50 Metres
          Nearest Beach

          Car: Not Necessary

          Greater Tampa Bay: Downtown St. Petersburg is just a 10-minute drive and Tampa is just 30 minutes away! These cities offer all variety of entertainment: Major League Baseball and football stadiums, soccer and hockey teams, the St. Petersburg Pier, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa Aquarium, Sunken Gardens, Ruth Eckerd Hall, the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, and the American Stage, the activities of the University of South Florida, Eckerd College, and University of Tampa, and numerous parks.

          Golf: And, a romantic dinner on the porch or deck or an evening out at one of the fine seafood restaurants nearby completes a great vacation day. Why drive anywhere, when you can have one perfect day after another right there on Pass-a-Grille??!!

          You do not need a car! The Tampa International Airport is just 30 minutes away and the airport limo will drop you at our door.

          Historic 8th Avenue (National Register), the shopping and entertainment district of Pass-a-Grille, is just out the front door at Traders' Haven. The Merry Pier across from the Seahorse Restaurant at 8th Avenue offers deep sea fishing, boats to Shell Island and Egmont Key, dolphin and sunset tours, jet-ski rental, and bait and fishing tackle.

          Children all enjoy the adventure of taking the boat shuttle from the Merry Pier to spend a few hours on Shell Island.

          Ski: 8th Avenue has several restaurants, bars and some very interesting galleries and boutiques, including ours: Mountcastle International Trading Company, Ltd.

          Restaurants on our block include: The Sea Horse, Black Palm, Banana Leaf on the Grille, Brass Monkey, Hurricane, Seaside Grille and Perk Fiction.

          Galleries, Boutiques and Shops on our block include: Mountcastle International Trading Company, Ltd., Bamboozle, The Nature of Art Gallery, Paradiso, Little Room for Art, Evander Preston Jewelry, Salon on the Grille, U.S. Post Office – Pass-a-grille Branch, and the Merry Pier

          The Tourist Trolley stops on our block, giving easy access to all of St. Pete, Treasure Island, Madeira, Redington Shores and Clearwater Beaches.


          Owner info

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          Speaks: english

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          • Traders' Haven is at the red dot.

            Traders' Haven is at the red dot.

          • West end of our porch outside, red dot

            West end of our porch outside, red dot

          • East end of porch outside, red dot

            East end of porch outside, red dot

          • 5th bedroom with double

            5th bedroom with double

          • Kitchen


          • Rose bedroom, east

            Rose bedroom, east

          • Landing, west

            Landing, west

          • Porch LivingRoom, west end

            Porch LivingRoom, west end

          • East end porch inside-Great Sunrises!

            East end porch inside-Great Sunrises!

          • Pink bedroom

            Pink bedroom

          • Porch from east

            Porch from east


          5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 16

          Contact owner for availability
          Email owner

          727 360-5075

          Speaks: english
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