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Relaxing Cottage-5 Minute Walk to the White Sands of Stunning St Pete Beach

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Welcome to Serenity Cottage.... relax and enjoy your paradise vacation

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Last updated: 04/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30-60 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relaxing Serenity Cottage, a spacious family home, is located 1 1/2 blocks from beautiful St Pete Beach, is an ideal location for any season whether you are looking for winter sun or a summer seaside escape. Relax in this clean, quiet and relaxing cottage in a convenient location, with easy access to the area's wonderful activities. Serenity Cottage is just steps from the sparkling Gulf of Mexico water of St Pete Beach with secluded access to lovely Upham Beach, an area tucked away from the rest of busy St Pete Beach. No need to cross a busy street to get to the beach either !

Lose yourself inside the coziness of Serenity Cottage- 3 comfortable bedrooms with 4 bathrooms, plus an outdoor shower, hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace in the master suite, 2 spacious family rooms, backyard pool and patio, fully equipped kitchen, front porch with breezes year round….. all the while knowing that beach heaven is just steps away on glorious St Pete Beach, just 1 ½ blocks away. Our favorite day is getting out to the beach early in the morning, enjoying a delicious breakfast seaside at the beachfront Paradise Grillle with the locals and a few seagulls, then setting up shop right on the beach with our all-day gazebo. We can enjoy the beautiful, quiet Upham Beach all day, and walk back to the Cottage for a mid-day siesta, maybe a quick lunch. Paradise Grille is also perfect for lunch or snacks! Then, heading back to the all-day gazebo for more fun-in-the-sun, swimming, walking along the beach until its time to sit back and relax to wait for another one of those beautiful sunsets St Pete Beach is so famous for !

But if excitement is what you desire, a short walk or drive gives you a choice of several other award-winning beaches, including Pass-A-Grille, Indian Rocks and Madeira Beach; Clearwater Beach and Ft DeSoto are about a 30 minute car ride away each. No car is needed in the immediate area though.

A charming retreat near the sea, Serenity Cottage is comfortable, well-equipped and in a perfect location



























































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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Fun for kids and families - spend your day beachside or poolside or BOTH !!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets not allowed at this time ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The home is a one-story but has steps leading into the house from the front porch and small stairs inside as well...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Serenity Cottage Mini Master Bedroom Suite: 1 double

    Mini Master includes a private full bath...moreless

  • Serenity Cottage Guest Suite

    Spacious guest suite with 2 beds and child's 'pack 'n play'...moreless

  • Serenity Cottage Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Peaceful master bedroom suite with wood-burning fireplace ...moreless

  • All of the beautifully decorated bedrooms in Serenity Cottage have spacious closets and dressers. Linens and towels available in each bedroom. Family Room has 1 queen size sofa bed, and the Living Room has a full size sofa bed ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Serenity Cottage Master Bedroom Private Bath: toilet, shower

    Recently remodeled with 2 luxurious showerheads !...moreless

  • Serenity Cottage Mini-Master Suite Private Bath

    Such comfort to have a full bath in this Mini-Master Suite !...moreless

  • Serenity Cottage Guest Bath

    Full bath centrally located right off the kitchen...moreless

  • Serenity Cottage Cozy Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

    Try it once, and you may not shower anywhere else !...moreless

  • Serenity Cottage Family Room/Pool Bath

    So convenient in family room and by sliders leading to pool...moreless

  • All bathrooms in Serenity Cottage full stocked with towels and perfectly located throughout the home, all with charming beach cottage appeal....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    For young and young-at-heart...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    No beach cottage would be complete without good old fashioned board games - we have them!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Home is equipped with Surround-Sound Stereo System for entertaining inside and poolside...moreless

  • Television:

    Each bedroom suite includes cable TV, family room has large TV...moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    We have 2 dining rooms - one dining area right off the kitchen overlooking the plus full dining room located off the other side of kitchen which seats at least 4, PLUS countertop seating for 5 !!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood-burning fireplace in Serenity Cottage Master Bedroom Suite...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Home includes WIFI for all your gadget needs...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    We actually have 2 living rooms - sitting area next to Master Bedroom and the large family room with TV, mini-library, full bath and 2 sofa beds (sleeps 4) ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Serenity Cottage's driveway has room for 2 cars, street parking is also allowed...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked dishes, utensils, serving plates, plastic storage containers - you name it, its there for you...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped large galley kitchen will easily handle 2 chefs in the kitchen (if you're cooking while on vacation!). And there's comfy guest seating for 5 on the spacious kitchen island counter!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Kitchen stocked with basic spices, sweeteners, and bottled water dispenser in Beach Room...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator side-by-side with full size freezer - stocking your frig and freezer with all your favorite delights is easy! Plus additional full refrigerator in Beach Room for extra goodies...moreless

  • Stove:

    New stove purchased 2013...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Whether you want to enjoy the back patio poolside or want to watch beachgoers walk by from the front patio, surrounded by lush greenery and grapefruit tree ! If in season, they're yours to enjoy...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    A very private cozy dipping pool surrounded by lush Florida greenery; pool is unheated and approximately 15 x 11...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Preferred Annual Rental
Mar 1 - Mar 1, 2016
60 night min stay

$3,000
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$3,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • non-refundable cleaning fee $250 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Arrival (check-in) typically 10 AM and Departure (check-out) typically is 12 PM (times may vary) - owners will accompany guests upon arrival and departure to provide access/keys, and to ensure your satisfaction before, during and after your paradise vacation. Stays less than the minimum required of 7 days will be considered upon request, nightly fee to be determined.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/21/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport
St. Pete Beach
Nearest Beach
St Pete Beach

Car: Recommended

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. 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.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My husband and I live nearby in Tampa, Florida. I am a native Tampan (very rare in these parts) and my husband is a tranplanted New Yorker. We both enjoy so many of the same things - family, friends and our beautiful Florida weather and everything that comes with it. Buying our own beach home last year was a dream-come-true for me, as my parents owned a beach cottage for many years in nearby beautiful Clearwater Beach. My parents entertained hundreds of friends and family over the 20 years they owned their home, and now my husband and I look forward to doing the same with our beach home. We invite you to share in our memories and begin to make your own here, in our lovely beach cottage.

Why the Owner Chose St. Pete Beach:
Serenity Cottage will make your tropical vacation dreams come true ! Nothing is missing, and we continually strive to make sure everything is included to make your stay perfect! Serenity Cottage even has monitored ADT alarm system for your comfort. Everything is steps away, including countless ice cream shops - our favorite after-dinner delight. From street fairs to fishing at the shore, there is something for everyone in your family. Welcome to ours !

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You will feel at home as soon as you enter Serenity Cottage! Our goal is to have you breathe a deep sigh of relaxation as soon as you step in! We use it ourselves on available weekends, and although we only travel 30 minutes from our full-time home in Tampa, as soon as we step in, we feel as though we traveled to our own island resort paradise. Why do I say resort? Its as if 'everything is included' in our area - beaches, bars, countless restaurant, pubs, seafood shantys, ice cream shops, gift shops, bait shop at the corner steps away, fast-food restaurants steps away.....there is almost everthing you could possibly need a short walk or bike ride away. Unless you want groceries at a short 3 minutes car-ride away, or do some beautiful area sight-seeing, there is literally no need for a car - its our own resort home, and would like to make it yours as well !


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Welcome to Serenity Cottage.... relax and enjoy your paradise vacation

    Welcome to Serenity Cottage.... relax and enjoy your paradise vacation

  • Serenity Cottage Front Living Room

    Serenity Cottage Front Living Room

  • Serenity Cottage Kitchen and Nook

    Serenity Cottage Kitchen and Nook

  • Breakfast Nook overlooking private sparkling pool and lush gardens

    Breakfast Nook overlooking private sparkling pool and lush gardens

  • Kitchen Bar and Surround-Sound Stereo Center

    Kitchen Bar and Surround-Sound Stereo Center

  • Serenity Cottage view to Family Room and Beach Room

    Serenity Cottage view to Family Room and Beach Room

  • Serenity Cottage Master Bedroom with Fireplace

    Serenity Cottage Master Bedroom with Fireplace

  • Serenity Cottage Guest Room View #1 (queen bed)

    Serenity Cottage Guest Room View #1 (queen bed)

  • Serenity Cottage Guest Bathroom

    Serenity Cottage Guest Bathroom

  • Serenity Cottage Beach Room with games, books, frig, beach & fishing supplies

    Serenity Cottage Beach Room with games, books, frig, beach & fishing supplies

  • Serenity Cottage Family Room with view of pool full bath

    Serenity Cottage Family Room with view of pool full bath

  • Serenity Cottage Private Outdoor Shower - may be the only shower you use !!

    Serenity Cottage Private Outdoor Shower - may be the only shower you use !!

  • Serenity Cottage Front Living Room

    Serenity Cottage Front Living Room

  • Serenity Cottage Dining Room

    Serenity Cottage Dining Room

  • Serenity Cottage Kitchen

    Serenity Cottage Kitchen

  • Serenity Cottage Kitchen and Island, seats 5

    Serenity Cottage Kitchen and Island, seats 5

  • Laundry Area

    Laundry Area

  • Family Room/Beach Room Landing

    Family Room/Beach Room Landing

  • Serenity Cottage Mini-Master Bedroom Suite and Full Bath

    Serenity Cottage Mini-Master Bedroom Suite and Full Bath

  • Serenity Cottage Guest Room View #2-twin bed

    Serenity Cottage Guest Room View #2-twin bed

  • Serenity Cottage Family Room, with the emphasis on 'family', and 2 sofa beds!

    Serenity Cottage Family Room, with the emphasis on 'family', and 2 sofa beds!

  • View from Family Room/Beach Room Landing to Breakfast Nook

    View from Family Room/Beach Room Landing to Breakfast Nook

  • Serenity Cottage lush private poolside patio

    Serenity Cottage lush private poolside patio

  • Glorious sunset on St Pete Beach, at Upham Beach, on October 13, 2013-enjoy !

    Glorious sunset on St Pete Beach, at Upham Beach, on October 13, 2013-enjoy !

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Minimum stay: 30-60 nights
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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/21/2015
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