7 Bedroom / 7 Bath Waterfront Mansion 7,800 Square Feet - Pool - Fitness Center

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This spectacular waterfront mansion is nestled on the corner of Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, with 180 feet of prime waterfront property. This estate is professionally decorated and fully stocked! This magnificent estate enjoys picturesque serene sunrises and has its own private boat dock which includes a 10,000 LB boat lift, a 16,000 LB boat lift and wave runner lift. There are also water and electrical hookups on the dock. We offer kayaks and paddleboards at additional fees to keep the fun running the entire time that our guests are there. We are the #1 mansion for weddings, receptions, parties and events in Tampa Bay. There is an extra charge for any event and is determined case by case. Please call us to discuss the options.
Petro Waterfront Mansion unfolds through double Italian mahogany and leaded glass entrance doors. Spanning more than 7800 Sq. Ft., this estate conveys an exclusive collection of contemporary furnishings, 3 fireplaces, 1000 bottle wine cellar (Wine not included) humidor and 2 king size master suites.
The downstairs master suite has a flat screen TV and Blu Ray DVD player with Netflix. A gas fireplace offers warmth and ambiance on cool nights. The bathroom has a double copper sink vanity, a separate make-up area with double mirrors and excellent lighting. There are 2 walk-in closets with built in shelves, shoe storage and hanging ability to please all parties. A massive custom mosaic glass shower, able to accommodate two people, and two commode rooms complete this area of the suite.
This 7 bedroom mansion features a Great Room with 14' ceilings, 2 king size master suites w travertine and granite baths, a Gourmet Chef's kitchen with Italian granite countertops, an elaborate dining room with a highly polished contemporary wood table that will accommodate 8 guests. A spiral staircase leads upstairs to the children's wing that includes a 60' flat screen TV and X-BOX gaming console for hours of fun!
The Gourmet Chef's kitchen was artfully designed for the true chef. The stainless steel appliances include a built-in commercial sub zero refrigerator, separate ice maker and 6-burner/double oven Bertazzoni gas range with griddle. If grilling is more your style there is a large gas barbeque grill poolside.
A large game room with pool table, foosball table, electronic dartboard will give the family hours of entertainment. In addition, there is a complete work-out facility including a precision Smith machine, dumbbells up to 100 lbs, a stationary bike and elliptical stepper.
The gym and game room open up through French doors onto the gazebo that overlooks the 44,000 gallon solar heated saltwater pool with custom beach entranceway. Some of our colder winter days limit the pool temperature to reach only to the low 70's however most of the time it is in the 80's-90's. The huge outdoor living space overlooks the bay and is equipped with teak lounge chairs, an outdoor dining table for 6 and wicker couches to ensure that the guests will have plenty of areas for relaxing/enjoying the beautiful Florida sunshine.
If sitting in front of a TV and watching a Netflix movie is more your style, there are 4 living rooms that have picturesque views of the Tahoe blue pool and the bay.
The interior of the house has been professionally designed, decorated and furnished. This outstanding home is guaranteed to fulfill your wish list. Every thought and consideration has been given to the floor plans and design of the home to ensure it will provide ample space in every area to easily accommodate its maximum 21 person sleeping occupancy assuring guests an amazing experience!
The estate also is equipped with 2 sets of high efficiency front load washing machines and dryers. A hallway closet stores extra sheet sets, pillows, comforters and towels.
To help the guests settle in after a long flight we have provided complimentary beverages that include coke, sprite, diet coke and coffee for the early wakeup mornings.
This estate is perfect for a family get-a-way, Wedding Venue, Reception or any other event that you can imagine!
The mansion is a mere 3-8 miles to the best beaches in the world-St. Pete. It is less than 2 miles from the heart of downtown St. Pete which has many restaurants, lounges, night clubs, shops and museums. Disney World, SeaWorld and many other attractions are located in Orlando just one and a half hours away. Tampa airport is a 45 minute drive.
* St. Petersburg Grand Prix
* Stetson Law Graduation
* Spring Break
* Festival of Speed
* USF Graduation
* Concerts

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 7800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    We prohibit smoking inside....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets considered on a case by case basis....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21, Beds for 21

  • Downstairs Master Suite: 1 king

    King size master suite, TV and fireplace with water view....moreless

  • Upstairs Master Suite: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Huge master suite, TV, fireplace and panoramic water view...moreless

  • Upstairs Guest: 1 queen

    Has attached luxurious bathroom...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    Bedroom is located in 2 bedroom 1 bath guest suite...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    Bedroom is located in 2 bedroom 1 bath guest suite...moreless

  • Childrens Wing: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Private children's quarters with attached living room, XBox...moreless

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

    Full bedroom with closet...moreless

  • This King size master suite is covered in Italian travertine and has a separate sitting/reading room. The suite overlooks the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay. There is a flat screen TV with Blu Ray player and Netflix for your viewing pleasure. A natural gas fireplace adds ambiance to those cool nights that we sometimes get. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Downstairs Master Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Amazing Mosaic Bathroom...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: toilet, shower

    Italian Travertine Shower...moreless

  • Children's: toilet, shower

    Slate walls and floors cover this bathroom...moreless

  • Kitchen/public use: toilet

    This half bath houses a set of front load washer/dryer...moreless

  • Game Room/Gym: toilet, shower

    Located between the game room and the gym...moreless

  • Guest: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs Master Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Contemporary Glass Vanity - with sleeper sofa couch...moreless

  • The bathroom is a sight to be seen! A gorgeous 2 person mosaic shower with double shower heads will surely relax you. There is a double copper sink vanity with granite countertops, make-up area with excellent lighting, his and her walk-in closets and 2 commodes....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We now specialize in events of all sorts. Weddings, receptions, birthday parties etc. If you need a large gorgeous place to hold your event this is it. Also great for corporate events, yoga meetings and company Christmas parties....moreless


  • Games:

    Board games and X Box games...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Brighthouse cable w Netflix...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo in main living room and pool area ...moreless

  • Television:

    6 flat screen TV's throughout...moreless

  • Video Games:

    X Box in Children's wing living room...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are located on the outskirts of downtown St. Petersburg, 2 miles away from the heart of downtown where all the restaurants and shopping are. We are in a neighborhood of diverse and eclectic homes....moreless

  • Resort:

    Located 3 miles from the world renowned Vinoy Hotel and Resort. 8 miles from The Don Cesar Beach front resort on St. Petersburg Beach. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Located on Big Bayou and looks out to Tampa Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • 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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    2 Dining rooms- 1 formal that seats 8 and casual dining that seats 6. Guest wing has 4 table dining room...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    7 ac systems...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 high efficiency front load dryers...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Each of the 2 master suites contain a gas fireplace. ...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Private high endurance fitness center with precision Smith machine, dumbbells up to 100lbs, high endurance cardio equipment with stairstepper and stationary bike...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    7 heat systems...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi and Netflix throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    complete linens for 21 people...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open living room w 14' ceilings, modern fireplace mantle, 60' flat screen TV with Blu Ray and Netflix. Guest wing has own private living room with TV...moreless

  • Parking:

    Gated compound holds 6 vehicles. House is located on semi private wide road that can park an RV or boat and trailer...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of new towels for your entire party. 10 pool towels. Please do not remove towels from premises. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2 high efficiency front load washing machines...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    2 New 20 cup coffee makers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    New dishes and utensils for 21 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Newest High Efficiency Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Extra toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies, iron & ironing board...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Commercial sub zero Stainless Steel built-in...moreless

  • Stove:

    6 gas burners w griddle. Double ovens...moreless

  • Toaster:

    New Stainless Steel toaster oven...moreless


  • Boat:

    We have several companies that rent boats for the hour or day....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large brick pavered back patio area with gazebo overlooks the 180 degree water view. Absolutely breathtaking!...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 kayak's available to rent for your stay for $200 for the entire stay (1 double and 2 singles). Also included are 2 standup paddleboards...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    2 couches, 2 chairs and 2 ottomans for plenty of sheltered sitting room...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    10 ft deep salt water pool with solar heating, beach entrance and 3 deck jets. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 35 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Nov 18, 2016
7 night min stay

Nov 19 - Nov 30, 2016
7 night min stay

December 2016
Dec 1 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

Christmas Season
Dec 17 - Dec 28, 2016
7 night min stay

Jan 4 - Jan 14, 2017
7 night min stay

Winter after xmas
Jan 15 - Feb 28, 2017
7 night min stay

Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay

pre summer
May 1 - May 12, 2017
7 night min stay

May 13 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2017
7 night min stay

Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2017
7 night min stay

Nov 28 - Dec 20, 2017
7 night min stay

Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay

Jan 4 - Feb 28, 2018
7 night min stay

Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2018
7 night min stay

Standard Rate
May 1 - May 12, 2018
7 night min stay

May 13 - Aug 18, 2018
7 night min stay

Standard Rate
Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2018
7 night min stay

Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2018
7 night min stay

Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2018
7 night min stay

Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2018
7 night min stay

Nov 28 - Dec 20, 2018
7 night min stay

Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2019
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
  • house cleaning exit $350
  • Pet Fee $200
  • Tax Rate 13%


A $2,000 refundable security deposit is due 30 days prior to your arrival if property is left in same condition. Any damages that are not covered by your damage protection insurance or additional fees such as; Unauthorized pet fee, late checkout fee or failure to turn in keys/remotes will be deducted from your security deposit. Wedding, Party, Event fee is extra and determined case by case 3 Kayaks and 2 Paddleboards may be rented for $200 for the entire week.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
St. Petersburg / Clearwater International Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Chattaway
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Spa Beach located by The Pier

Car: Necessary

The Petro Waterfront Mansion is located on the outskirts of downtown St. Petersburg in an eclectic, diverse, urban neighborhood and biking distance to all downtown St. Petersburg has to offer. The property is private and secluded, located at the end of a cul-de-sac with one neighbor to the right and an open park to the left. The estate has panoramic water views from most rooms. We allow weddings, receptions, parties and all kinds of events. There is a separate charge for these. Please inquire for a quote.

BEACH DRIVE AND DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT is only 3 miles away and anchors downtown shopping, dining and entertainment districts that include outdoor cafes and restaurants, world class museums and a dazzling array of shops, galleries, businesses, hotels and bed & breakfasts that line the city’s pedestrian-friendly streets. A continuous string of green parks winds along the seven-mile waterfront that is home to many special events and festivals each year.

THE SPA BEACH is only 3 miles away. St. Petersburg has two public beaches along its breathtaking waterfront. Spa Beach and North Shore Beach offer white sandy beaches on the shores of Tampa Bay. Spa Beach, located at the base of the St. Petersburg Pier, beach visitors can relax in the sun or rent paddle boats, jet skis and other watercrafts. It's also home to special events, such as the annual St. Anthony's Triathlon. Nearby, North Shore Beach includes a playground, an Olympic-caliber year round swimming pool, tennis courts and a beautiful palm arboretum for beachside picnics and afternoon strolls. St. Pete's main beaches are ranked #2 in the nation for 2015 via CNN.


Tastes to satisfy every palate can be found throughout Downtown St. Petersburg's Restaurants. Whether you seek a romantic dinner for two, a memorable fine dining experience, St Petersburg night life, or fun for the family, it's all found Downtown.


From the world-class Salvador Dali Museum, the Chihuly Collection, to smaller galleries featuring local artisans, art and culture are alive in downtown. Take a stroll or ride the trolley during Art Walk on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 5:00-8:30pm. Discover the energy of Downtown St Petersburg Museums, and vibrant art scene.

THE SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM is located 2 miles away and is between Albert Whitted Park and Mahaffey Theatre at One Dalí Blvd, giving the museum a breathtaking view of the Bay. Known as “The Glass Enigma,” this magnificent architectural structure was built primarily to better protect the collection from possible storm damage but, is also a work of art itself. Experience the world's most comprehensive collection of Salvador Dalí's magnificent works of art, the award-winning building, stunning gardens, and authentic tastes of Spain at Café Gala.

TROPICANA BASEBALL STADIUM is home to The Rays and is located 2 miles away. 1.1 million square feet include unique design features and fan amenities found nowhere else in the Major Leagues. The baseball season is now in full swing! Check their web site to purchase tickets.

THE SUNDIAL is 3 miles away and is a one-block upscale restaurant and retail entertainment center that includes a Muvico Theater complex. Ruth Chris Steakhouse is located here. Located in the 100 block of Second Ave. N., just a block off Beach Drive.

THE DON CESAR RESORT AND BEACH is located 8 miles away on St. Petersburg Beach. Known as Florida's 'Pink Palace,' the Loews Don CeSar Hotel, facing the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico, was built in 1928 to resemble a Mediterranean-style castle. Born in the Great Gatsby era as a playground for the rich and famous, the iconic “Pink Palace” has been revitalized and refreshed within, ensuring a future as rich and storied as its history.

USF and Stetson Law school are also close neighbors.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: My wife and I put a lot of effort into the mansion. We constantly update comforters, pillows and sheets. We make sure that when you first step into the estate that it is sparkling clean and has a wonderful aroma. Our goal is to make your stay and event as memorable as possible. Please check out our reviews. They are all 5 star and speak marvelous things about the mansion. Alex & Katrina Petro

Why the Owner Chose St. Petersburg, FL, USA:
This stunning estate is fully furnished with top of the line kitchen and dishware to host elaborate dinner parties and get togethers. Home has: * 2 huge master suites with sitting areas in main house. * 2 separate living rooms in main house. * 2 guest bedrooms in main house. * Children's wing with bedroom, bathroom, separate living room with TV and X-Box. * Separate guest wing with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, separate kitchen, living room and 4 table dining room. * Separate game room and fitness center with full shower bath. All the comforts of home in this luxury mansion! * Please note - the estate is laid out on numerous levels and therefore it is not handicapped accessible.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
This elegant and sophisticated custom home has breathtaking views of the bay. The outside sundeck is fully furnished with 8 seating iron table dining set, 6 sun loungers, full patio furniture under gazebo and umbrellas. The outside is as spectacular as the inside. Our sundeck has plenty of room for weddings, parties and events of all kinds. Some of our guests have even had the pool covered in acrylic plastic and created a dance floor over the beaming blue LED light. Luxury, waterfront home on the edge of downtown St. Petersburg.

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  • Arial view of compound

    Arial view of compound

  • Relax under the gazebo overlooking the pool and water view

    Relax under the gazebo overlooking the pool and water view

  • Mosaic tile shower with double shower heads located off downstairs master bath

    Mosaic tile shower with double shower heads located off downstairs master bath

  • Gorgeous Upstairs master suite with TV, Fireplace and panoramic water view.

    Gorgeous Upstairs master suite with TV, Fireplace and panoramic water view.

  • 1,000 bottle wine cellar

    1,000 bottle wine cellar

  • Famous sunsets

    Famous sunsets

  • Front entrance with mahogany doors.

    Front entrance with mahogany doors.

  • Upstairs master panoramic water view with fireplace, flat screen TV sitting area

    Upstairs master panoramic water view with fireplace, flat screen TV sitting area

  • Game room with pool table,  foosball table and bar

    Game room with pool table, foosball table and bar

  • Private dock with 2 boat lifts and jet ski lift

    Private dock with 2 boat lifts and jet ski lift

  • Salvadore-Dali Museum in biking distance

    Salvadore-Dali Museum in biking distance

  • Christmas Time @ the Mansion

    Christmas Time @ the Mansion

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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