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St Petersburg, Fl - Downtown - City Center - Arts, Culture, Theatre and Dining

(24 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1B\1B unit remodeled and smartly appointed.

St Petersburg, Florida is situated on Old Tampa Bay. We are a family owned and operated property with a St Petersburg resident/owner often on site for maintenance and renovation. Always willing to get to know our guests and forge new friendships. Your pleasure = our goal.
Featured is a 1B/1B apartment unit having been remodeled by owner with vaulted ceilings, new fixtures, appliances, furniture, fans, A/C, Internet, WiFi, TV, nice linens, iron, hair dryer, dishes, house wares, utensils, flatware, 2 bicycles for your use. Everything needed to set up house keeping and enjoy your vacation home away from home. Bring some groceries and your personal items. Unit has a porch and opens into the courtyard that is fenced.

Unit #4 which is located in the Main house and faces 3rd Ave S. This unit is shotgun style with main entry at the front of the house and rear entry onto porches and into the Courtyard. Featured are comfortable living areas with sofa sleepers, TV, WiFi and comfortable furniture and bedding. Full kitchens for your convenience and pleasure.

Our property features an "Old Florida" style Courtyard. Fully fenced with access from every unit. Intended to be a gathering and relaxation area for our guests and tenants. Seating, BBQ grill and beautiful native plantings make this a special place to relax and unwind. Ample and well placed lighting allows evening and nighttime enjoyment of this unique area.

$600 per week (5 day minimum) or $1900 per month, plus $100 cleaning fee and required taxes. We accept credit card, other than American Express, PayPal or check/cash after first deposit.

Street parking and nearby public spaces are available. Please be aware of the city parking rules. Approved official disabled placards are honored..

We will consider pets with strict requirements and expectations. One of few properties still willing to offer this option, it is mandatory that guests with pets follow the rules for other guests comfort and peace of mind. All pets (regardless of type) will require an additional $150 fee added to your rental total to defray additional cleaning expenses. No exceptions. Still a bargain rather than boarding.

With it's City Center location the property is perfectly situated for your access to everything St. Petersburg and South Florida has to offer. Walk to markets, restaurants, theaters and much more right from your front door. With venues such as; The Studio@620, The Palladium Theatre, The Dali Museum, The Holocaust Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts all within easy walking distance you will delight in your "home away from home". Other wonderful facilities of varied ART and Culture abound in the fringes and periphery of this lively city and beyond. Exploring these opportunities is all the fun of it. Restaurants and Night Life is varied and aplenty. Walk to Central Avenue and the heart of Downtown for its many and diverse dining options including but not limited to. . . The Sundial which features Sea Salt, Ruth's Chris Steak House and Locale Market. Beach Drive is bustling with Fine Dining and family dining interspersed with shopping and entertainment. Within minutes you are immersed in the wide cultural diversity and entertainment venues of this vibrant city. Trolley, Bus lines and other forms of mass transit are easily accessed as well.

Sporting events are always happening. The Rays & MLB Spring Training, The Rowdies MLS Soccer, USF Athletics as well as multiple other amateur and professional level groups play in and around the city.

Also nearby are many of the finest Medical and Care facilities available. With John Hopkins/ All Children'\, Bayfront Medical, Northside Heart Institute to name just a few. If you need temporary housing for internships, traveling nurses and medical professionals or a relaxing environment for visiting or recovering patients we can provide you with a perfect housing solution.

University of South Florida (USF), St Petersburg College, Eckerd College, Stetson University are all within your reach. Alfred Whitted Airport for your private air travel and sight seeing desires also features car rental and The Hangar Restaurant. Shopping, biking, parks, Tampa Bay, Arts and Culture it's all here for you to enjoy. Gulf beaches (Pass-a Grille, St Pete Beach, Fort DeSoto and many more) are only 15 minutes away so you can do the (beach thing) by day and enjoy a relaxed "non-beach" evening. It goes on and on. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .

Easy access via I-75 to I-275, Tampa International Airport (TPA), St Petersburg/Clearwater Airport (PIE) and others


Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 425 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $150 pet fee per pet if approved at time of reservation. Additional charges for damage. Strictly enforced. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Singles
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    We are not wheelchair accessible nor do we have a lift. Apartments ideal for retired and adults on vacation or job transfer. . ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    Claw foot tub / shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • St Petersburg requires recycling where possible. Containers are near each unit and curbside containers are near courtyard gate. Other Trash is to be deposited in dumpsters in alley behind garage. Please adhere to the rules of what to recycle....moreless


  • Books:

    Some books to share and leave for others. ...moreless

  • Television:

    In living area. Not in bedrooms. ...moreless


  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    Dining - living areas plus bar tops. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Standard linens included ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Fully furnished and nicely decorated with comfortable pull out couch. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Street parking. Monitored during the day. Not monitored nights and weekends. Safe area. ....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Also have beach towels and beach sheet. ...moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:

    Coin operated dryer ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Coin operated washer...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of cooking utensils....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some staples .. spices, ketchup, mustard, etc cleaning and laundry supplies. These are self catered apartments so all items are not necessarily provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven ...moreless


  • Balcony:


  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Use at own risk. Helmets not provided. We assume no responsibilty for use. Damage or loss is guest's responsibilty to repair or replace. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    Numerous golf courses in the area....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Landscaping ...moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:


  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts at The Vinoy Renaisance Hotel and St Pete Tennis Club on 4th St and 19th Ave S ...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Building Type

  • House

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached


Write a review 4.7
from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$600 $1,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $150
  • cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100


WEEKLY RATE = $600 plus required 13% tax + $100 cleaning fee. MONTHLY RATE = $1900 plus taxes and fees. Pet fee is $150 upon owner approval. Single days added to a 7 day rental are $100 per day.. Payment is accepted in USD only by credit card (other than American Express) or PayPal. Renter is responsible for Euro currency exchange. Less than 7 day rental is considered a weekly rate of $600 as we do not rent by the day as a motel or hotel unless it is a consideration to a guest.and we happen to have a day or two open or a guest wants to add on a day or two. First payment rental deposit is by credit card only. Balance may be paid by check of cash. . .

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa (TIA) or St Pete/Clearwater (PIE)
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 miles
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf Beaches (St Pete, Fort DeSoto, Pass A Grille)

Car: Not Necessary

St. Petersburg is located in West Central FL between Tampa and Sarasota situated on Old Tampa Bay. St. Petersburg

With a celebrated museum devoted to Salvador Dalí. Admire the exterior "enigma," a bubble protruding from the building made up of 1,062 triangular pieces of glass, and then head inside to see the museum's 96 oil paintings and other works.

Enjoy a revamped downtown that's home to multiple craft breweries, an excellent array of dining opportunities and a nightlife that is varied for everyone's enjoyment. The community of St Petersburg is boasting a younger energy that's giving this Florida city a totally new vibe. The focal point is Central Avenue. Take yourself on a brewery tour by wandering down this street and its side avenues until you hit the Tampa Bay waterfront. Check out Green Bench Brewing Company, Cycle Brewery, and St Petersburg Brewing Company, as well as others.

Our property is within walking distance of downtown for all amenities, shopping, the arts, theater, beautiful parks and restaurants. Downtown the Sun Dial Shopping district features boutique shops and great restaurants including Sea Salt, Ruth's Chris Steak House and Locale Market.

Bus and trolley will transport you to most venues including the beaches.

Easy access via I-75 to I-275 North to Tampa or South to Sarasota/Bradenton.

The Pinellas Trail is easily accessed with miles of biking and hiking trails.

There are bike lanes over most of the downtown area as well as outlying areas.

A car is not necessary for St Petersburg proper but is necessary to go to DisneyWorld, Busch Gardens. and other attractions. Car rental office located at Albert Witted airport downtown.

We have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in our "back yard" just a short distance from downtown. Pass A Grille is our favorite. Fort DeSoto Park is a must go to. Gulfport is a favorite unique artsy town on the Intracoastal with lots to see and good restaurants. There are numerous 18 hole and 9 hole par 3 golf courses close by. Check out the locations on google or Chamber of Commerce. We are a 5 minute walk from JohnsHopkins All Children's and Bayfront Hospitals. 10 minute drive to St Anthony's Hospital. Ideal location for traveling nurses and other medical professionals.

Deep sea fishing is a favorite and for flats fishing we recommend Greg Dougherty Fishing Charters.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

About the owner: We are a family owned and operated small business. A 'home away from home' comfortable vacation property. Natives of the Central NY region now residing in St Petersburg for nearly 40 years.

Why the Owner Chose St Petersburg, FL, USA:
We have owned this property 30+ years and have rebuilt all of these Vacation Rental units. We love St. Petersburg and all of the exciting things happening here.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Location - Location City center at the edge of downtown within walking distance to Downtown St. Petersburg, restaurants, night life, museums, Arts District, John Hopkins/All Children's and Bayfront Hospitals, USFSP, Tropicana Field, Rowdies Soccer, Tampa Bay waterfront, Parks and endless entertainment opportunities. The Piper Clinic Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 131 2nd Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 823-3220 recommends our property for its healing ambiance and location.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Main House
610 3rd Ave S.

    Main House 610 3rd Ave S.

  • Unit #4

    Unit #4

  • Unit #1 3rd Ave Entrance

    Unit #1 3rd Ave Entrance

  • Unit #1

    Unit #1

  • Unit #1

    Unit #1

  • Bedroom Unit 1A

    Bedroom Unit 1A

  • Living area Unit 1A

    Living area Unit 1A

  • From Unit 1A entrance. Living / Dining areas

    From Unit 1A entrance. Living / Dining areas

  • Courtyard area

    Courtyard area

  • Rear of main house from courtyard

    Rear of main house from courtyard

  • Living area #6

    Living area #6

  • Studio #7

    Studio #7

  • Unit #4

    Unit #4

  • Unit #4

    Unit #4

  • Unit # 1

    Unit # 1

  • Unit #1 looking into living room.

    Unit #1 looking into living room.

  • Duplex from 6th St S. Unit 1A left.

    Duplex from 6th St S. Unit 1A left.

  • Kitchen Unit 1A

    Kitchen Unit 1A

  • Bathroom Unit 1A

    Bathroom Unit 1A

  • Courtyard Area with gas grill

    Courtyard Area with gas grill

  • Units 5 & 6 from courtyard

    Units 5 & 6 from courtyard

  • Kitchen Unit #6

    Kitchen Unit #6

  • Bathroom #6

    Bathroom #6

  • Studio #7

    Studio #7

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