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Serendipity House, in Historic Gulfport Waterfront District!

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gulfport house description

Serendipity House is a family compound....a stand alone property located in quaint, waterfront Gulfport. It is perfect for a family vacation with two separate homes on one lot with a warm pool inbetween. One car garage also included for guests. There is a yoga/workout room, which is available for guests to use. Three bicycles, a man's and 2 women's are available for guest use. There is a warm pool which is also available to enjoy soaking or exercising in, heated to 98 degrees. Far Infrared Heat Sauna suitable for two people is also located on the patio and can be used by guests. Please check with the owner!

This two bedroom, 1.5 bath main house includes a roomy living area with full kitchen and dining area. Fridge can be stocked with items of your choice from your own shopping list, as well as the 1 bedroom, 1 bath guesthouse which can accommodate four, or possibly 5, with 1 real bed and 1 fold down double futon and 1 fold down single futon in the living area. Full kitchen and bath in both homes....outdoor shower too!

If you desire a Bed and Breakfast type of appointment or any other special arrangement, just call me and we will discuss! Airport pickup can also be arranged if you just want a retreat and do not wish to rent a car.

Let me know your own personal requests and I will try to accommodate them!

Property Type

  • House
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Pets Considered:

            Pets are limited to under 15 pounds, not to be left alone or unsupervised unless in a crate. Please ask owner for instructions. Additional charges apply if extra cleaning is necessary or damages incurred by pet....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 21 ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            dishes/kitchen utensils/pots/pans/soap all provided...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            pots and pans/ silverware,...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Catering Available
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Linens Provided:

            linens for queen bed and queen futon provided. (sheets/towels/washcloths) Beach towels also provided...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            small fitness room with minimum free weights, mirrow, various exercise equipment....moreless

          • Parking:

            room for two cars in driveway. parking also available on the street....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            accessed below in studio room, see owner for details....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            dryer in studio with washer. see owner for details....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            bath towels and beach towels provided...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            possible, see owner for details....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            extra parking on street....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            central air and heat...moreless

          • Heating:

            heat pump...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Satellite / Cable:

            (2) Cable TV is available on 42' screen in living room area, 32' TV in the bedroom. DVD is also available with the living room TV....moreless

          • Television:

            (2) 42 inch flatscreen in living room, 36 inch in bedroom....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • CD Player
          • Shared Hot Tub


          • Wireless Internet:

            accessed by Serendipity House code provided upon request...moreless

          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

          • Heated Pool

          Outdoor Features

          • Tennis:

            lighted tennis courts four blocks away ...moreless

          • Golf:

            public golf course 1/2 mile away...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Lawn / Garden


          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Romantic
          • Spa

          Location & View

              • Village:

                Quaint and Quirky Gulfport Waterfront Artist District, walk to shops and restaurants and the beach....moreless


              • Restaurants
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Water Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Basketball Court
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Surfing
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Shelling
              • Horseshoes
              • Shuffleboard
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Pier Fishing
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Miniature Golf
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Boating
              • Roller Blading


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Apr 15 - Oct 1, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $672 $3,390
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • extra person, per night $20 + tax
              • Pet Fee $30
              • Tax Rate 12%


              extra person $20 per person, per night

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              Last updated: 07/19/2014
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              • Ted Peter's Famous Smoked Fish

                "Tourists and locals alike have enjoyed this eatery for many years! Only five minutes away ..."

              • Florida Orange Groves and Winery

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              19 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tampa International
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Ft. Desoto Park
              23 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Tampa, Florida
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 275
              5 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Gulfport Beach
              5 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              4 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              St Pete Beach
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              St. Petersburg
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              many restaurants within walking distance

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: Originally from Washington, DC, I've worn many hats, and have lived on four continents. I moved to Florida after the last overseas destination and love the beautiful weather and friendly people that I have come to know here in the Tampa Bay area. I am a therapist, certified in Bhakti massage, Watsu aquatic therapy, Qigong, Reiki energybody work, addiction recovery and support and recently certified in raw food nutritional healing. I practice at this studio address as well as travel nationally and internationally. Guests booking accommodations at the Serendipity Guesthouse and The Sanctuary can avail themselves of these healing/spa modalities or be completely separate per their preference. Level of interaction with owner is totally open and optional.

              Why the Owner Chose Gulfport:
              I love living in Florida, it's like always being on vacation! I enjoy travel as well, and having Gulfport as a base is safe, easy and totally comfortable!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Being able to walk or bike to everything is such a gift for me in this age of driving to everywhere. Gulfport is walk/bicycle/golfcart friendly and there are many opportunities for exercise and outdoor fun. Gulfport beach offers sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, gatherings such as karoke and Bocci ball, the Gulfport Casino has a world class floating dance floor and offers ballroom, tango, swing and salsa classes every week for nominal fees. There are also artwalks, festivals and special events including movies, concerts, 5Ks, community theatre, etc. People are very friendly and the 'feel' of Gulfport is one of accepting and eclectic, an all inclusive welcoming type of approach to lifestyle. I love doing Tai Chi on the beach at sunrise, or walking under the moon at night....occasionally you will see a beautiful bird or a large manatee or dolphin gracing the waters of Boca Ciega Bay.

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              Speaks: english

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              Date last modified - Thursday, June 26, 2014

              $112 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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