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Tropical Downtown Studio Apt. Walk to Beach,Museums, Theatres,Restaurants,Parks

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Last updated: 07/07/2015

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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relax in this 1924 charming remodeled two room studio apt, located in downtown St. Petersburg's National Historic District, 2 blocks from the white sandy shores of Tampa Bay. It has an attached brick patio, under an 80 year old oak tree, with a 5 ft. tall stone and tile fountain, a mosaic tile table for outside dining. It is within walking distance to: a sparkling white sand beach, the City Pier, several marinas, boat ramps, live theater, tennis courts, a 20 multiplex movie theater, Sat. morning outdoor market, over 50 bars & restaurants, and several museums. (Salvador Dali Museum, Florida International, Museum of Fine Arts) and Tropicana Field, home of baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays. It is near the Mahaffey Performing Arts Center. Activities nearby include golf, fishing, snorkeling/ diving, sailing, water skiing, jet skiing, dolphin, manatee watching and swimming. A trolley connects the downtown areas, to St Pete Beach, Treasure Island and Pass-a-Grille on the Gulf of Mexico. 2 Bikes.

Sports & Culture, Arts and Theater, farmers market: We have many top sports franchises like the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and The Lightning Ice Hockey Team. In St Petersburg. We enjoy First Friday which is a free open air concert downtown every First Friday of the month where you can hang out with the locals and get a taste of living in the City while at the same time getting a taste for the local restaurant scene which has many cultural influences.
The largest farmers market in the state of FL occurs every Saturday and is within walking distance.

Our city is also very Arts focused. Our city was voted the number 1 for the arts od all mid sized cities in the US by Style magazine.


We have the all new Dali Museum which is the largest collection of Salvador Dali in the world opening on Jan, 11, 2011.Also: The Chuliy Museum,The Museum of Fine Arts, The Natural History Museum, Fl International Museum and the Pointer Institute for Media Studies, The American Stage Company, The Mahaffee Theater, The Studio at 620, Great Explorations, the Hands on Museum, The Morean Art Center, Fl Craftsmans Gallery, The Holocaust Museum, the Pallidium Theater.
At last count, nearly 30 art galleries are located in the downtown St. Petersburg area including the state headquarters for the Florida Craftsmen Association. The Downtown Arts Association features a Monthly Gallery Walk in St. Petersburg. Visitors start at Gallery Central (on Central Avenue between 4th and 8th Streets) and travel from there to the Waterfront, the Dome and SoHo Art Districts and then on to 4th and 9th Streets North. Tours are given from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

ABOUT: St. Petersburg often turns tourists into potential residents, attracted by the beautiful, sunny climate, well-preserved natural areas and excellent cultural institutions. The beachfront condos have endless appeal for Northerners looking to say goodbye to big-city life or just to retire in a warm, friendly city. St. Petersburg´s fine educational institutions, the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg College and Eckerd College, bring students from all over the country to this “City of Sunshine”, and it´s plain to see why many of them stay! With the beautiful setting, the abundance of things to see and do, the fabulous selection of restaurants and the vivacious nightlife scene,


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

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


  • Light and airy, the living area is and L shaped room which contains a new double bed , 2 comfortable chairs and a kitchen table which seats 4 people. The apt. is designed with a tropical Mexican theme complete with Saltillo tile floors. The living area contains cable flat screen TV, a DVD player, a Stereo system complete with a tuner, and CD player . It contains many CD's and DVD films. The glass door and windows look out to the fountain as you can see in the Linens, umbrellas, flash lights, beach chairs and towels are provided. The kitchen is fully furnished with a 4 burner range and gas oven, a toaster oven, microwave, coffee pot and kitchenware. Photos of the kitchen can be emailed to you. Bicycles are provided and we are next to many bike paths and the 34 mile long Pinellas Trail....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Please refer to the 4th photo.The sink is alabaster and walls and shower are lined with stone like tile. Stand up shower with glass enclosure. Towels for the beach & bath provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The washer and dryer is shared with us the owners at no charge. Parking is on the street. You can see the water, the park, and the Vinoy Resort from the street. The owners, live in a 1924 bungalow in front of the studio apt, which we call the Casita. The Casita also has a stove top expresso maker in addition to the regular drip coffee maker. Eckerd College, the University of South FL, St. Petersburg College and the Poynter Institute for Media Studies are all nearby, plus numerous cafes, clubs, parks, museums and restuarants. More photos can be emailed to you upon request....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Moon under Water, Birchw Vinoy, Bella Brava, Tryst
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Port of St Petersburg
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Vinoy
5 Miles
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old NE Tavern, Vinoy, 400 Beach Drive, Tryst, C
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Water Ski Tampa Bay
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Spa beach

Car: Not Necessary

NO CAR NEEDED. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, 20 miles from Tampa Int. Airport, 12 miles from St. Pete/ Clw Airport with easy access to I 275. It is two blocks from the nearest beach, surrounded by public parks and gardens. Trolly lines connect downtown to the the gulf beaches, the DALI MUSEUM, OPENING JAN. 11- 2011 !

Fort DeSoto Park is located 20 minutes from your house on the Gulf of Mexico. This all-natural isolated island park was named nationally in 2005 as “America’s BEST Beach” for it’s outstanding beauty and natural habitat. The fort on the island is from World War 1.

Tourist attractions within driving distance include the Ringling Museum, Bush Gardens and Amusement Park, Selby Botanical Gardens, Sunken Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, the # 2 rated Zoo in the US, and Adventure Island Water Park. Disney World is 90 minutes away.Explore by car, central FL has, 7 of the 10 largest springs in the world.

Your apt sits 1/2 block from the 4 Star Renaissance Vinoy Resor

Other Activities: baseball, kayaking, live music, fishing, bird watching

Golf: Many private and public courses nearby.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1990

About: I am an artist by profession. My spouse is a design build contractor and remodelers. We are big time foodies, love outdoor activities and are avid readers.

Why St. Petersburg:
Because it is in a national historic district,full of brick streets and it has a variety of architectural styles. We can see the water from our front yard and are surrounded by park land, yet right in the Heart of downtown. We can walk to museums, over 60 restaurants, and 20 movie theaters. It is Very safe and we are owner occupied.

The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
The attached terrace and fountain with a barbi and table and chairs next to the fountain. You can eat inside and out. Next. To our house in front, we have a gas firepit. The Casita is tastefully designed. The memory foam bed is brand new. Cozy!

Contact us

Speaks: english, some spanish



  • New memory foam mattress

    New memory foam mattress

  • The fountain and outdoor patio

    The fountain and outdoor patio

  • dining area with fountain view

    dining area with fountain view

  • 1923 tropical studio apt.

    1923 tropical studio apt.

  • bath with shower

    bath with shower

  • lounge


  • The Vinoy Hotel 1 block away

    The Vinoy Hotel 1 block away

  • We are 1/2 block away from the Vinoy

    We are 1/2 block away from the Vinoy

  • Museum of Fine Arts, 3 blocks away

    Museum of Fine Arts, 3 blocks away

  • lounge


  • dining area 42 flat screen TV, WIFI

    dining area 42 flat screen TV, WIFI

  • the stove

    the stove

  • kitchen


  • the beach 3 blocks away

    the beach 3 blocks away

  • The  City Pier nearby, a short walk away

    The City Pier nearby, a short walk away

  • The Dali Museum nearby

    The Dali Museum nearby

  • The Dali Cafe

    The Dali Cafe

  • lounge


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Member since: 2009
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  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 07/07/2015
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