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Luxury and Historic Waterfront House W/Dock, Hottub, Kayaks, Bikes!

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Living Room with 200 Gallon, Salt Water, 5 Foot Wide In-Wall Aquarium

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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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From the moment you step inside this tranquil, waterfront home, you will feel relaxed, comfortable, and ready to start your vacation! This historic house will offer beach living at its best!

This original house was built in 1925, and was the first house on St. Pete Beach. Even then they recognized its perfect location! Upon entry, you will look up to 25-foot vaulted, wood-planked ceilings and original hard-wood floors. Straight ahead, past the living room and out the kitchen window, you will notice there is a wide water view. The breathtaking long view of the McPherson Bayou will intrigue you, and draw you into the kitchen, to fully experience the entire water view of the beautiful Bayou. But first, as you enter the living room, you will see a gorgeous 5 foot long salt water aquarium on your left, that has been built into the wall, and will surely put a smile on your face upon arrival. On your right, a 52' flat screen TV for your enjoyment, along with a stereo and surround sound. There you will see stairs leading to the balcony that overlooks the main living area and a door that leads to the 2nd Floor bedroom. Once you enter the 2nd Floor Bedroom, you will see another staircase, leading to the 3rd Floor.

The 3rd floor provides a 360 degree panoramic view from a great spot right on St Pete Beach! This is a great place to watch the sunset or firework shows. The Gulf and McPherson Bayou are a sight to see from this view! This is truly the most unique room of the house...just open the windows and feel the sea breeze!!

Back downstairs, the dining room is open to the kitchen, overlooking the water view of McPherson Bayou. The dining room table is salvaged-wood seating 8, and with the addition of 2 leaves, the table seats 12 people. Two gorgeous Maritime lights hang over this table.

We have seen Dolphins at play, and a Manatee couple who have been visiting us for 3 years now! If you see them, they love to drink fresh water from the hose, and love to eat greens such as spinach and greens! It is such a privilege for us to see these animals appear to us in their natural habitat! This waterway is also a 10-15 minute boat ride into the open Gulf waters.

This large 2400 sq. ft home has all the luxurious amenities and upgrades such as stainless steel appliances, including a gas range (natural gas) Wolf Stove and griddle in the middle; top-of-the-line Electrolux Refrigerator, Dishwasher and Front Load Washer/Dryer. Furnishings from Tommy Bahama, Restoration Hardware, and antiques accent this home throughout.

The property has been renovated and restored. The bedrooms have plush, comfortable bedding, plenty of closet space or dressers, lamps, fans, and each with it's own flat-screen television! We've even provided a Full and Queen size air mattress. The Master Bedroom has access to a deck just outside doors that lead to the backyard, and an attached bathroom with a heated jacuzzi tub, double shower heads, double sinks, and even speakers with its own volume control, so you can enjoy listening to music as you are getting ready. The Mother-in-Law Suite is equipped with a full bathroom and kitchenette, including a fridge and microwave for your convenience. The 4th bedroom can easily access the full bathroom near the front entry.

The Laundry Room is newly built and with ultimate convenience in mind, including Electrolux Front Load Washer/Dryer and separate wash sink.

Outside in the front of the property, you will find a 60X40 yard surrounded with beautiful, tropical landscaping. Aligning the fence is bamboo, royal palms, fox tail and fish tail trees, jasmine, birds of paradise, and a variety of other plants. The yard alone is large enough to park about 5 cars if needed. The driveway can fit an additional 3 cars.

In the backyard area there is a 6 person hot-tub complete with an overhead cold shower and misting nozzles unseen anywhere else! On the waterfront side of the hot tub, there is a table with seating for 4, next to the original wood-burning fireplace. There is a hammock between two tall palms and beyond the gate, a huge dock with a fish table and shower, and plenty of room to pull your boat up!

We have equipped the home with two kayaks and four beach cruiser bikes for your complete beach experience! There is also WiFi, DVD players, Iron, Hairdryer, Linens, Towels, Kitchen Utensils, Laundry Detergent, Drier Sheets, Household Cleaners, Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, Guest Napkins, and everything you would expect of a true luxury vacation home!

****All products used are organic & biodegradable****

There are speakers throughout the main living area, Master Bedroom & bathroom, kitchen, 3rd floor where there is another volume control, front yard and left side of backyard (near hot tub), which plays music of your choice, to enhance your mood.

LOCATION! LOCATION! This home is situated in the heart of St. Pete Beach, directly behind La Casa del Pane and Gigi's Italian Restaurant, and a 24-hour Walgreens is located right across the street. Pass-A-Grille, the Historic Don Cesar, Corey Avenue, a variety of bars, restaurants, and shopping are just a walk or beach cruiser ride away!

Also, there is a Free Transportation Service on the beach - Information for this service will be provided upon arrival.

Best of all: BRING YOUR PETS! We are pet lovers and welcome your furry friends! Lido Park & Kid Playground is just 1 block away! It is not gated, but is dog & kid friendly, and is well maintained. There is doggy disposable bags there, but sometimes the box is empty. There are new exercise bars that have been installed in the park, and new kids play ground equipment as well.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We welcome your dogs! We are dog friendly....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • King size beds (1) 2 bedrooms have a King bed, Queen size Beds (1) 1 bedroom has a queen bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds in 2nd floor bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Simple White Couch on 3rd Floor...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    A Wireless Music Receiver is readily available for you to stream your favorite music, from your favorite Wireless Source(s). Music channels on Cable TV through Brighthouse are also available. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Brighthouse cable and WiFi internet throughout house and all TV's....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Top-of-the-line surround speaker system and throughout the home with Yamaha Receiver....moreless

  • Television:

    There are FIVE flat screen TV's throughout house, one in each bedroom, one in the living room and one on 3rd floor wall....moreless

  • Toys:

    Puzzles (varying ages), Plenty of beach stuff, Poker equipment, Cards, Chess, and Checkers...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Xbox w/ 2 Controllers, Headpiece & a Variety of Games...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Variety; bring your own if you'd like!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are hundreds of DVD's available to watch!...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    From the 3rd floor, just over Gulf Blvd, the gorgeous horizon over St. Pete Beach can be seen!...moreless

  • Water View:

    From the 3rd floor, there is a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of both St. Pete Beach and the entire McPherson Bayou!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Situated directly on McPherson Bayou with a dock, boat lift, and many pilings for guests with boats to tie up to. The Public Beach access is steps across Gulf Blvd., and brings you right onto St. Pete Beach. You have immediate access for kayaking, boating, fishing and Beachcombing!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Beautiful Large solid wood dining table from Restoration Hardware - with 2 leaves, seats 8-12 comfortably...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Brand New Anti-Microbial, Exposed Duct, with Allergen Free Air Purification System Throughout House....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand New Stainless Electrolux Front Load Washer and Dryer, Top of the Line System!...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Garage:

    Carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi throughout the home....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Blankets, Pillows, Sheets, Towels, will be available for you....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Plenty of seating. Extremely comfortable gathering place, with wonderful natural light, including moonlight!...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Additional Parking in front yard if needed, up to 5 cars, and/or RV, boat or trailer....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Additional Parking in front yard if needed, up to 5 cars, and/or RV, boat or trailer....moreless

  • Telephone:

    2 Cordless Phones, Home Answering Machine...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach Towels are located in Laundry Room underneath the Dryer,...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand New Stainless Electrolux Front Load Washer and Dryer, Top of the Line System!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Original1925 Wood-Burning Fireplace in the Backyard, next to table with seating for 4, overlooking Bayou! Great to gather around at anytime of the day!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    2 total. 1 in kitchen and 1 in kitchenette....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the utensils and dishware you need are provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All Provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Top-of-the-line Electrolux....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Complete with Stainless Steel Electrolux appliances, an amazing gas range (natural gas) Wolf stove with top griddle, and Wine Fridge. An additional kitchenette is in one of the bedrooms....moreless

  • Microwave:

    1 - Microwave in kitchen; 1 - Microwave in Kitchenette - 2 total Microwaves....moreless

  • Oven:

    Stainless Wolf natural gas oven with hood - top-of-the-line cooking!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Many miscellaneous provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Kitchen has French Door, Bottom Freezer - top-of-the-line Electrolux Refrigerator and Wine Fridge; Fridge in Kitchenette; Fridge on 3rd Floor....moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless Wolf natural gas stove with hood - top-of-the-line cooking!...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    4 Beach Cruisers with air pump accessible to you at house....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck outside Master Bedroom; Deck in front of house next to carport and driveway....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Pergola over 6 Person Hot tub...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Single Person Kayaks with ALL life jackets needed....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    1 Propane Grill, 2 Charcoal Grills ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie Boards - Adult & Child, Rafts, Tubes, Goggles...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6 person hot tub/jacuzzi overlooking McPherson Bayou. Specialty cold 'misters' and shower built-in to overhead pergola!...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    6 person hot tub in back yard and heated (optional) jacuzzi tub for 2 in Master Bath....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$2,450
Fall
Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$2,350
Beginning of Winter
Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$500
$2,250
Winter High Season
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
5 night min stay
$550
$3,250
Spring High Season
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$650
$3,650
End of Spring Season
May 1 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$600
$3,250
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • C/C Processing $30
  • Cleaning Fee $175
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Special Events and Holidays are subject to additional fees and restrictions. Please ask and I'm sure we can accomodate you!


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Last updated: 05/17/2015
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Location

28 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Undertow Beach Bar and Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 minutes
40 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Gigi's Italian Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Steps away!

Car: Not Necessary

This beautiful beach house is located directly across the street (Gulf Blvd) to St. Pete Beach...just steps away! There is 24-hour Walgreens, conveniently located on the northeast corner of Gulf Blvd. & 44th Avenue. By far the best Italian Cafe & Bakery called 'La Casa del Pane' recently moved from their old location (adjacent to Gigi's), just up Gulf Blvd at 7110 - Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. Many people travel from across Tampa Bay to indulge in La Casa del Pane's freshly brewed Italian Roasts, Daily Baked Bread, & Much more. You will certainly enjoy your experience there!

Pass-a-Grille is a short bike ride away and renowned Fort-De-Soto is a few miles away. Stroll across the street for some beach volleyball, or many of the beaches restaurants and bars.

Tampa's International Airport and 2 Mall's are about 30 minutes away, and Busch Gardens is approximately a 45-50 minute drive.

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose St. Pete Beach:
We have visited many beaches throughout the world and St. Pete Beach, being voted one of the best beaches, grabbed our hearts immediately. St. Pete Beach offers a calm, tranquil atmosphere, where the Gulf waters are always warm, and the pristine white sands along the coast are always beautiful. This relaxed, small-town atmosphere provides a setting for a great life! This house was first built on St. Pete Beach in 1925, 2 years before the Historic Don Cesar was built. The property was originally built by a land developer who used the 3rd story lookout to show prospective buyers a birds-eye view of the cow pastures that would some day become 'Bella Vista'. It has been said that a short time after, a local celebrity, Silas Dent, had used the house when he moved his dairy farm to Bella Vista. It had even been used as a stable at that time! There are many stories about the house we have gathered from a variety of people...some say it was a market, used as a post office, firehouse, dairy farm, and others say it had a realtor's office in the back. It then changed hands and stayed in a local family for decades. We eventually found it, thought it was charming and extremely unique and couldn't believe how perfect the house was for us. After a few years of turning this house into the perfect home on the beach, we then decided it would be a great place to have others experience this magical house and create their own memories while on vacation here. You will truly enjoy this house and its central location to everything you could see on St. Pete Beach. We know you will have an unforgettable vacation!


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Photos

  • Living Room with 200 Gallon, Salt Water, 5 Foot Wide In-Wall Aquarium

    Living Room with 200 Gallon, Salt Water, 5 Foot Wide In-Wall Aquarium

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining/Kitchen - Cabinets & Cupboards include all appliances, utensils, & extras

    Dining/Kitchen - Cabinets & Cupboards include all appliances, utensils, & extras

  • Master Bedroom w/Sliding Glass Doors, leads to deck in Backyard, facing water

    Master Bedroom w/Sliding Glass Doors, leads to deck in Backyard, facing water

  • Guest Bedroom on First Floor w/Queen Bed & Comfortable Recliner

    Guest Bedroom on First Floor w/Queen Bed & Comfortable Recliner

  • Mother-in-law Suite Bath - Closet also includes Full Size Air Mattress & Sheets

    Mother-in-law Suite Bath - Closet also includes Full Size Air Mattress & Sheets

  • 3rd Floor- 360 Degree View around Property, including Gulf Water Horizon & Bayou

    3rd Floor- 360 Degree View around Property, including Gulf Water Horizon & Bayou

  • Backyard Courtyard

    Backyard Courtyard

  • Dock w/Bench, Fish Table, Shower, Hose, Nautical Lighting, & 2 Kayaks w/oar

    Dock w/Bench, Fish Table, Shower, Hose, Nautical Lighting, & 2 Kayaks w/oar

  • 2nd Floor - 2 Twin Beds & 1 closet - Access here to 3rd Floor

    2nd Floor - 2 Twin Beds & 1 closet - Access here to 3rd Floor

  • Backyard with Dock and view up McPherson Bayou

    Backyard with Dock and view up McPherson Bayou

  • Front View of House

    Front View of House

  • 200 Gallon, 5 ft. Wide (in-wall) Salt Water Aquarium

    200 Gallon, 5 ft. Wide (in-wall) Salt Water Aquarium

  • Dining Area w/Maritime Lighting over Table (Kitchen on Right)

    Dining Area w/Maritime Lighting over Table (Kitchen on Right)

  • Master Bedroom w/King Bed; extra Blankets in Hope Chest

    Master Bedroom w/King Bed; extra Blankets in Hope Chest

  • Master Bath w/Heated Jacuzzi Tub, Double Shower Heads & Double Sink - 2 Pantry's

    Master Bath w/Heated Jacuzzi Tub, Double Shower Heads & Double Sink - 2 Pantry's

  • Mother-in-law Suite w/King Bed, Kitchenette & Closet w/Extra Blankets & Pillows

    Mother-in-law Suite w/King Bed, Kitchenette & Closet w/Extra Blankets & Pillows

  • Laundry Room, Detergent & Drier Sheets, Sink, Towels, other extras in Cabinets

    Laundry Room, Detergent & Drier Sheets, Sink, Towels, other extras in Cabinets

  • 3rd Floor Lookout-Able to watch Sunset from here, certain months out of the year

    3rd Floor Lookout-Able to watch Sunset from here, certain months out of the year

  • Backyard w/Hammock, Hot tub, Table&4Chairs, Working Wood Fireplace, 4Boat Chairs

    Backyard w/Hammock, Hot tub, Table&4Chairs, Working Wood Fireplace, 4Boat Chairs

  • New Playground for Children; Workout Equipment for Public; Pet Friendly

    New Playground for Children; Workout Equipment for Public; Pet Friendly

  • 2nd Floor - 2 Twin Beds & 1 closet - Access here to 3rd Floor

    2nd Floor - 2 Twin Beds & 1 closet - Access here to 3rd Floor

  • Large Front Lawn surrounded by Beatiful Tropical Landscaping - providing privacy

    Large Front Lawn surrounded by Beatiful Tropical Landscaping - providing privacy

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/17/2015
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