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Old Time Florida Funk, Pet Friendly, Beach Town, Walk, Bike, Eat

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, beach shower, Murphy bed in Sun Porch, sleeps 6

Delightful, homey, artsy, laid back, quaint beach house. Large, colorful and clean. Screened lanai/patio grill. Located one block off of Boca Ciega Bay. A vibrant, active art and entertainment oriented community. One block walk to swimming beach, child's playground, beach volley ball courts and fishing pier. This is a real (old time Florida) walking/strolling community. Outstanding restaurants (non-chains), library, community playhouse, coffee house and music, waterfront ballroom (dance, swing, etc.), local stores, in a coastal community. Art walks first Friday and Third Saturday every month, Tuesday morning Farmers Market. Two community dog parks, one leash required, one fenced without leash requirement. Grilling area/picnic tables at beach. Short drives to Fort DeSoto State Park (kayak, canoe etc. beautiful beaches), the city of St. Petersburg, Salvador Dali Museum, Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Park etc. His/Hers bikes on premises. Beach trolley/Public transportation. Sunsets Galore!!

GREAT LOCATION: Located in the Tampa/St. Petersberg/ Sarasota area there are attractions galore. Sports Teams, Spring training, Busch Gardens, Ft. DeSoto State Park (rated top beach in North America), Museums, Aquariums, John Ringling Complex, Botanical Gardens, Bird watching, Fishing (both deep water and shallow, saltwater and freshwater), Water sports, Community swimming pools, Car Museums, Classic car shows, Art festivals, Gambling (Hard Rock Casino, SunCruz Gambling boat), Performing Arts (Ruth Eckard Hall, David A. Straz Center) and Community Theater, Kayaking, Sailing, beaches, beaches, beaches. Volleyball, biking trails (Pinelllas Trail), shopping, outlet malls, boutiques. Disneyland and Orlando daytrip. Writers haven (Ekard College). Dancing, salsa, tango, ballroom at the casino. Jazz, Blues, Rock Festivals. Independent ethnic restaurants galore. You name it, it can be found within the area unless it's involves snow!

GULPORT PROPER: A community of diverse, tolerant, interesting people who are active in promoting Environmental and Animal rescue concerns. Please go to the website GulfportFlorida.US for all upcoming events and and get a feel for the area.

More Details

Owner
Nancy Heusted
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

Amenities

Gulfport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Town
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - shower , beach shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , murphy bed in sunroom/dining area
  • Bedroom 1 King bed is a Memory Foam therapeutic mattress set. Extremely comfortable. Sunroom (listed a bedroom 3) has a Murphy Wall bed, Double size, very comfortable. Sliding glass door for night time privacy. A beach shower is located in the laundry room in addition to the (2) complete baths.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Keurig coffee maker, complete set of dishes (12). breakfast bar area in addition to dining area.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

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Old Time Florida Funk, Pet Friendly, Beach Town, Walk, Bike, Eat
average rating of 4.9016395 based on 61 reviews
5

We loved staying here and hopefully be able to stay again in the future.

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed in this rental. Very spacious but cozy. We were kinda bummed though when we decided we wanted to return in December that the house was not available. We enjoyed it so much we had already started planning a return visit before we had left. Thank you Nancy for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston, GA
5

Such a unique and quirky home! Plenty of space and very dog friendly!

  • 5 of 5

Love the home and Gulfport community! It was fun to look at all the various artwork in the home. Not too far from the beach. Nice walk each evening watching the sun set. Thank you for sharing : )

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Really enjoyed the stay.

  • 5 of 5

House was absolutely perfect and fun, family enjoyed walking to shops and beach. I loved the decor and especially the book nook.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

The house is very interesting and it was a lot of fun staying there!

  • 4 of 5

The house is well stocked with every dish, pan and any other thing you can think of. The down side was that the beach near the house is not a swimming beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A very fun and funky place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our two dogs enjoyed three nights at this fabulous location. Wonderful restaurants nearby, many accepting pets. We took the dogs to the Fort Desoto dog beach and they had a blast.!

The home is more than comfortable and has every accoutrement you can imagine. We are going to come back again I know.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Newark, Delaware
5

Great house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

House was well stocked and inviting. Beds comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Numerous courses to choose from.

Friendly beachside community. Numerous local activities, A 'main street' downtown area with restaurants,

coffee shop, outdoor gathering spot with local music talent, shops etc. Bi-monthly Art Walks, many festivals, 4th of July old time parade with fireworks over the bay. Active, active community, everchanging but always people, community oriented. If your looking for laid back, old time Florida fun time Gulfport is for you. Surrounding communities are the typical professional resorts styled places, Gulfport is a gem for old style fun. Step out of Gulfport at your own risk, returning to cilvilization is not recommended.

Other Activities: dancing, volleyball, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding

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