Downtown Pensacola Historic Home in North Hill. Sleeps 4-6!
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This cozy home was built in the 1920's, and totally remodeled and renovated in 2007. The kitchen is large and fully equipped, the dining room seats up to 10 and lends itself well to small parties that often flow out through the kitchen to the back patio. The house is close to the hub of activities in Pensacola. Festivals, night clubs, churches, restaurants, the harbor, Wahoo's stadium, the Saenger and Pensacola Little theater are within walking distance, and the eclectic neighborhood is always bustling with activity. There is a market every Saturday on Palafox. There are shops and restaurants all along Palafox. The neighborhood is filled with big homes, bungalows and cute shotgun houses mixed with businesses. The downtown is going through a revival, and many houses here have been fixed up over the years.
The basement fitness room has balls, bands, a punching bag, two pieces of equipment and a large rocking horse for fun. There is an outdoor shower and changing area to enjoy on warm days. In the basement we keep 2 small cots that could accomodate two small children if necessary.
The beds are very comfortable. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, and a small, private, sitting room/TV room. The second bedroom has the 2 twin beds and also houses the Internet connection and a TV. The livingroom has a pull out couch, if needed, and there are 2 cots in the basement. If you have more than 4 people, the extras will have to sleep on the pull out or the cots. Though the house is not suitable for very small children, those over 6 will enjoy this room and the that huge rocking horse in the basement.
My daughter, Susanna, manages the property, and lives right around the corner, if you have questions. Towels, sheets, pillows and blankets are provided, as well as dish and laundry soap. Please put down the correct amount of people. If there are more than 4, I have to plan cleaning accordingly.
Member since: 2008
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (1) This is a very comfortable bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) Good thick matresses, Child Beds (2) These are small cots suitable for a small child. They are fold up and kept in the basement., Baby Cribs (1) This is a colapsable portable crib kept in its bag in the bedroom closet....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Basement fitness room, private sitting room off master bedroom, outside hot and cold shower and dressing area, comfortable well lighted reading areas, most items needed for entertaining such as many dishes, a 30 cup coffee pot, glasses. Punch bowl and party supplies available such as many dishes, wine glasses, etc. There are two leaves for the dining room table. We do not allow pets, and we use All free and clear detergent. The house will be very clean, but if you have severe allergies to anything, an old historic home will probably not work for you. Please tell us if you have severe allergies before booking....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 12 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Mar 1, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Tax Rate 11.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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North Hill is a beautiful historic neighborhood with many restored turn of the century (20th) homes. It is a good place for long walks and running. A neighborhood park is only 1/2 block from the house. Downtown is within walking distance and has many restaurants, museums, entertainments, and our newly restored and remodeled Sanger theater.
Oportunities for deep sea fishing, sailing, and other beach activities abound in the Pensacola area.
Year Purchased: 1994
About the owner: My family and I have lived in the North Hill Historic district for 3 generations. Recently my husband and I moved to a subdivision a little farther from downtown. We love to spend special weekends at the De Soto Street house especially if we have attended an event downtown or at the Sanger Theatre. Every few months we like to have a little mini vacation at the house so that we can relax and stroll around the neighborhood, go the the Naval Air Museum which changes often, and then have Sunday brunch downtown or at the Hilton on the beach.
Why the Owner Chose South Pensacola, Pensacola, FL, USA:
We love the historic district for walking and enjoying the homes and flowers. But actually, the house has been in the family for a long time. It became run down and my family, my husband, many others, and I totally redid the old place, every inch.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is fun to have our family parties at the De Soto Street House because there is always something for everybody to do there, walk the neighborhood, go to the park, skateboard, cook, sit out in the back under the palm trees, play in the basement. My mother loves to come because she holds court in the living room from her favorite rocking chair. Everybody else mosies around mixing and mingeling. It seems an easy place for everyone to just be.
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Master bedroom with adjoining private sitting room
The well equipped kitchen is inspiring for the person who loves cooking
nice quiet place to work if you need to
great perch for watching the kids play outside or just meditate
sitting room off the master bedroom
Second bedroom contains its own TV and a work space ith a desk and WIFI
everything about this house spells cozy and tidy
dining table has leaves for extension if needed
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016
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