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Located 1 block from the water and public access beach.
No need to cross a busy street to get to the beach and Gulfport has a "very walkable" score of 74 (out of 100) from .
A short drive gives you a choice of several other award-winning beaches, such as Honeymoon Island, Caladesi and Ft DeSoto.
Large front yard with grass, tropical landscaping and nighttime lighting. Enter the home via the screened front porch, complete with two chairs and a ceiling fan.
Wood floors, grasscloth-look vinyl wallpaper in entry. Honey colored rattan wicker full-size sofa that makes into a sleeper plus matching loveseat in the living room.
Flat-screen HDTV with cable, music channels, HBO/Starz/Cinemax and a DVR in the living room. 4 double-pane, fully operable windows and a working wood-burning fireplace, ceiling fan.
Small dining area, kitchen with full-size appliances, a pantry, bird of paradise wallpaper, cocoa wood custom upper cabinets. Fully-stocked kitchen - see our website for a complete list of items included. Most likely you'll find everything you can think of if you love to cook.
Kitchen cabinets are labeled for ease of locating items.
There are two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with a full bed.
Newly remodeled bathroom with a walk-in tile shower, tile floors, granite counters.
Shared laundry with full-size top load no-agitator Maytag washer and Maytag dryer.
All linens included.
Umbrellas, beach towels, bicycles and beach chairs may be available. Please inquire.
Expect a relaxing stay and a professional and courteous hosts.
Fantastically funky artsy neighborhood, perfect for walking and enjoying excellent restaurants.
Walk to the beach, to the Gulfport Casino, waterfront and pet-friendly restaurants (some earning "best of the bay" awards), Gulfport's quirky shops, the library and theater. Live music many nights of the week, though it is far enough away that you can't hear it at home!
Easy access to 40+ miles of the Pinellas bike trail. The marina is less than a mile away, as are tennis courts, dog park and a circuit training route.
A gas grill and outdoor patio table are located on the side of the house and are lit at night.
Get to know the local residents, including the geckos, seagulls and local parrots.
Come discover Gulfport and Palm Cottage. With gentle trade winds, island-like hospitality, irresistible cuisine, stunning nature and wildlife, a fascinating past and some serious on-the-water fun, your trip will be memorable and you'll want to return again and again!
Other useful information: The closest beach is a one-minute walk away. There is a partial view of the water from the screened front porch and from the front yard, however is a one-story house facing a street that is perpendicular to the beach. The house is located in the Waterfront District and you have two allocated parking spaces off the street.
View 4th of July Fireworks from the comfort of the front yard.
A car isn't required but it is recommended.
Palm Cottage has free wireless Internet access.
The house is not wheelchair accessible. Pets are allowed, with additional fees. Must be over 1 year old, housebroken, not extremely large and not aggressive personalities. All pets are subject to prior approval.
The house is in a quiet neighborhood.
Keypad entry. No need to meet anyone or go anywhere to pick up keys.
21 yrs or older.
Yard NOT fenced.
We now have Glad To Have You, a guest portal that provides detailed rental logistics prior to your trip. Get all the details such as WiFi passwords, check-in and out info, instructions for AV equipment and nearby activities.
Queen size Beds (1) New top of the line pillow-top mattress/box spring set - very comfortable., Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Extremely comfortable sleeper sofa, with mattress pad and linens....moreless
Bathroom remodeled in 2011 and has new tile walk-in shower, sink with granite counters, tile floors!...moreless
Iron and ironing board provided, vacuum, alarm clock, iHome for playing iPods and iPhones, ceiling fans, quiet, scenic, safe & friendly neighborhood. No major street crossings required to reach beach....moreless
Seasonal Rate May 1 - Jul 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate Aug 1 - Nov 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2016 3 night min stay
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Gulfport Yacht Club, fishing pier, dolphin sightseeing cruises, shelling, biking along Florida's 20 mile long Pinellas Trail, Gulfport's live theater, new Internet Cafe, and fantastic restaurants (many located at water's edge.)