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3/2 with Space for Your Family, Friends & Pets; Huge Fenced Yard; Near Beaches!

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Welcome to the Orange Blossom House! This is our east-facing front porch.

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Last updated: 06/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gulfport house description

The Orange Blossom House is a 3-bed, 2-bath Gulfport gem in a quiet, walkable neighborhood one block from the prestigious Stetson University College of Law (housed in a stunning former 1920s hotel). Gulfport’s funky beach and arts district is only 2 miles away, St. Pete Beach, 3 miles, and Treasure Island, 5. You’ll have it all – a quiet, laid-back, family-oriented neighborhood great for long strolls plus easy access to the Gulf Coast’s bustling beach communities. St. Petersburg is right there too, with its many restaurants, antique stores, museums, Tropicana Field, and top-notch medical and educational institutions.
The house, built in 1948, was gutted and renovated in 2013. It's decorated with tropical greens, blues and whites, original artwork, and cool tile floors. It has an open floor plan, lots of windows and a lovely sun room overlooking a huge, fenced-in back yard with citrus trees and mature vegetation where children and pets can play safely. Two bedrooms have queen beds and one has two twins. Sofa beds can accommodate two other guests. The house is on an enormous double lot, set back far from the street and neighboring homes. There's even room to park a small boat or camper inside the fence. The landscaping is a work in progress, but is getting there :)

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Brand-new bathroom with beautiful step-in shower...moreless

          • The larger bathroom was just built in 2013 and has a step-in shower. The smaller bathroom has shower and tub....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Library
          • Recreation Center
          • Playground
          • Synagogues
          • Botanical Garden
          • Festivals
          • Marina
          • Restaurants
          • Coin Laundry
          • Bay/Sound

          Leisure Activities

          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Walking
          • Photography
          • Bird Watching
          • Scenic Drives
          • Antiquing
          • Eco Tourism

          local services and businesses

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

          sports and adventure activities

          • Wind-Surfing
          • Sailing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Cycling
          • Jet Skiing
          • Water Skiing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Snorkeling
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Swimming
          • Paragliding
          • Deepsea Fishing

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Parking:

                Off-street parking....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Internet
              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine:

                The exterior laundry room includes a table for folding your clothes....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Standard rate
              May 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              30 night min stay

              $1,975
              Peak season
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $2,750
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • refundable pet deposit $100
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              Please contact owner for rentals of less than a month.

              Damage deposit is returned within two weeks of guests' departure.

              Cancellation policy: No refunds for rent and sales tax; cleaning fees and damage and pet deposits will be refunded.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/16/2014
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              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates
               

              Location

              23 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tampa International Airport
              2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Gulfport Beach and waterfront complex

              Car: Not Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: I was born in Louisiana, grew up in Puerto Rico, went to high school in New Hampshire and attended college in Colorado. After college I did a stint in the Peace Corps in South Korea and traveled before going back to school to earn a master's in journalism. I worked as a reporter and editor for about 25 years and continue to do freelance editing at my home 20 miles outside of Burlington, Vermont. I hope to divide my time between Florida and Vermont starting in July 2014.


              Contact us

              Speaks: spanish, english

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              Photos

              • Welcome to the Orange Blossom House! This is our east-facing front porch.

                Welcome to the Orange Blossom House! This is our east-facing front porch.

              • Sitting/tv-viewing area.

                Sitting/tv-viewing area.

              • A small hallway leads to two of the bedrooms and a bathroom.

                A small hallway leads to two of the bedrooms and a bathroom.

              • Eat-in kitchen with dishwasher and plenty of room to prepare meals.

                Eat-in kitchen with dishwasher and plenty of room to prepare meals.

              • The sun room overlooks a huge back yard.

                The sun room overlooks a huge back yard.

              • A small hall off the sitting/TV area leads to the master bedroom.

                A small hall off the sitting/TV area leads to the master bedroom.

              • An antique desk in the master bedroom is perfect for your laptop. Old-fashioned built-in closet provides storage space.

                An antique desk in the master bedroom is perfect for your laptop. Old-fashioned built-in closet provides storage space.

              • The third bedroom has two twin beds, a dresser and a built-in storage closet.

                The third bedroom has two twin beds, a dresser and a built-in storage closet.

              • The barbecue area in the back yard has a large table and six chairs.

                The barbecue area in the back yard has a large table and six chairs.

              • View of sun room from back yard and the laundry room to the left.

                View of sun room from back yard and the laundry room to the left.

              • View of the Orange Blossom House from the driveway.

                View of the Orange Blossom House from the driveway.

              • Stetson University College of Law is one block from the Orange Blossom House.

                Stetson University College of Law is one block from the Orange Blossom House.

              • Step right in to our sunny sitting/tv-viewing area.

                Step right in to our sunny sitting/tv-viewing area.

              • TV/siting area in the foreground; kitchen, dining and sun room in the rear.

                TV/siting area in the foreground; kitchen, dining and sun room in the rear.

              • Reading area across from the kitchen.

                Reading area across from the kitchen.

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • A work space in the sun room with an antique desk  overlooks the side yard.

                A work space in the sun room with an antique desk overlooks the side yard.

              • The master bedroom has a restful, seaside motif.

                The master bedroom has a restful, seaside motif.

              • This sunny bedroom has a queen bed, a dresser and a small closet.

                This sunny bedroom has a queen bed, a dresser and a small closet.

              • Brand-new bathroom boasts sparkling subway tile.

                Brand-new bathroom boasts sparkling subway tile.

              • The sitting area outside the back door has vintage rocking chairs.

                The sitting area outside the back door has vintage rocking chairs.

              • Brand-new washer and dryer in laundry room.

                Brand-new washer and dryer in laundry room.

              • View from side shows brand-new privacy fence and huge side yard on double lot.

                View from side shows brand-new privacy fence and huge side yard on double lot.

              $1,975 - $2,750 per month (USD)
              1

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 06/16/14
              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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