St Petersburg Vacation Pool Home

“ Excellent ”
16 Reviews


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 8
Type: Home
Per night: $170 - $225
Per week: $1,115 - $1,500
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the St Petersburg vacation home rental
This spacious remodeled three bedroom, two bath home is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. It is in a quiet location, yet has the advantage of being close to 1-275 and may great restaurants and shopping.

The home has a crystal clear solar heated pool complete with a deck area and lanai. This beautiful home is ideal for the larger family, two families or just a group of friends.​

It has been furnished throughout to extremely high standards with all the amenities of home. A remodeled kitchen with all appliances; stove/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker, toaster, microwave, coffee maker and all your cooking utensil and dishes. Other amenities includes a Flat Screen Television in every room, a DVD/IPOD Player, wireless high speed internet, Wii console with games, Netflix, a printer/fax/copier, home security system, telephone with free local and long distance calling, washer and dryer, beach chairs and towels and the floors in the house are polished terrazzo and wood laminate.

The home offers over 1,500 square feet of living area. It comprises three bedrooms, a Master Bedroom with a King Bed Bed, the 2nd bedroom has a Queen Bed and the 3rd Bedroom has 2 Queen Beds, a CD Player/IPOD dock and a large walk in closet. There is a living room, family room, laundry room and a dining area in the kitchen.
As charming as the house is, you'll find yourself spending more time outside. The yard is beautifully landscaped with a lush, well tended lawn, fruit trees and other decorative foliage. The backyard is surrounded by a privacy fence with a screened in patio, outdoor eating area, large solar heated swimming pool and BBQ grill. For the safety of children, there is a pool safety fence located around the pool area, installed on request.

Area Information
Located in a quiet neighborhood in Central St. Petersburg. There are also great restaurants and shopping nearby. Downtown St. Petersburg is within a 10 minute drive, home to many of the finest attractions in Florida including the Salvador Dali Museum.

Sports including the Devil Rays for Baseball, the Buccaneers for Football, the Lightning for Hockey, all types of baseball teams including the Yankees, the Orioles, the Cardinals, the Phillies and many more enjoy the St. Petersburg area as home for their spring training camps.

With a climate promoting year-round play, pack you clubs and enjoy the wide variety of golf courses, with more than 50 places to play in the area within a short drive. Orlando’s famous attractions are less than 90 minutes away.

To experience nature, Fort DeSoto Park has something for everyone. Along with three miles of white sandy beaches, the island also has several fishing piers and endless bicycle trails for running, biking and roller-blading.

Along with shopping, dining, entertainment and sports of every kind, the home is just a few miles away from the white sandy beaches and the Gulf of Mexico’s turquoise waters with 35 miles of the best beaches in the country.

Availability Calendar


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Feb 01 2015 Apr 25 2015 $225 $225 $1,500 - 4 Nights
Apr 26 2015 May 21 2015 $200 $200 $1,325 - 4 Nights
May 22 2015 May 24 2015 $225 $225 - - 4 Nights
May 25 2015 Sep 03 2015 $200 $200 $1,325 - 4 Nights
Sep 04 2015 Sep 06 2015 $225 $225 - - 4 Nights
Sep 07 2015 Dec 17 2015 $170 $170 $1,115 - 4 Nights
Dec 18 2015 Apr 09 2016 $225 $225 $1,500 - 4 Nights
Apr 10 2016 May 26 2016 $200 $200 $1,325 - 4 Nights
May 27 2016 May 29 2016 $225 $225 - - 4 Nights
May 30 2016 Jun 30 2016 $200 $200 $1,325 - 4 Nights
Jul 01 2016 Jul 04 2016 $225 $225 - - 4 Nights
Jul 05 2016 Sep 01 2016 $200 $200 $1,225 - 4 Nights
Sep 02 2016 Sep 04 2016 $225 $225 - - 4 Nights
Sep 05 2016 Dec 15 2016 $170 $170 $1,115 - 4 Nights
Dec 16 2016 Dec 31 2016 $225 $225 $1,500 - 4 Nights
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 12 p.m.
Lodging tax: 12%
Deposits: Refundable Deposit Due at time of reservation $300.00, $500.00 for monthly rental. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellation required 60 days prior to arrival.
Payment Options: PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Other Fees: $110.00 cleaning fee.


  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 3 Queen Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Porch
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lanai
  • Patio
  • Private Pool
  • Beach Towels
  • Linens Provided
  • Pet Friendly
  • Screened Porch
  • Full Kitchen
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Gas Grill
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ice Maker
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Activities

  • Pool
  • Tennis
    (2 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (6 miles)
  • Sailing
    (6 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Bicycling
    (4 miles)
  • Fishing
    (6 miles)
  • Volleyball Court
    (6 miles)
  • Park
    (<1 mile)
  • Bowling
    (5 miles)
  • Jet Skiing
    (6 miles)
  • Water Skiing
    (6 miles)
  • Playground
    (<1 mile)
  • Golf
    (5 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (6 miles)
  • Snorkeling
    (10 miles)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Aquarium
    (6 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (6 miles)
  • Casino
    (25 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (<1 mile)
  • Beach
    (6 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (6 miles)
  • Theme Park
    (25 miles)
  • Racquetball
    (1 mile)
  • Boating
    (6 miles)
  • Ocean
    (6 miles)
  • Water Park
    (25 miles)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (2 miles)
  • Canoeing
    (6 miles)
  • Parasailing
    (6 miles)
  • Zoo
    (25 miles)

Reviews for this vacation home rental in St Petersburg, Florida

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Janet Pival Merrell

Janet Pival Merrell

Cincinnati, OH

Lovely home, fabulous week!

March 28, 2015

We were very pleased with our stay in St. Petersburg. The home was lovely, clean, and very well stocked with supplies. When there was a plumbing issue, I contacted the caretaker and a plumber quickly resolved the issue. It was just minutes away from the cathedral where our son was getting married, a wonderful gathering spot for all of our friends and family from out of town.

Don Dickson

Don Dickson

Hampton NH

Nice house, nice neighbors!

February 12, 2014

We got to this house and it was very clean, and located in a great neighborhood. A neighbor immediately came out and said hello, offered to help unload motorcycles from our trailer, gave us info on when the trash came(the owner had told us this in an email-but it was nice of him anyway :) There are police officers who live in the neighborhood, which goes a long way making a visitor feel as if there won't be much crime! The pool was a bit chilly...but it was January lol

Melissa Dolly

Melissa Dolly

Mineral Wells, WV

Cozy, yet spacious vacation home.

November 6, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at this home. It was a comfortable, quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Nice little touches for both adults and kids. My girls enjoyed playing in the pool, using the pool toys and playing the Wii. We also played a board game available (something we rarely get to do at home). There were plenty of towels, dishes, cookware, T.V.'s, even a charging dock. Very clean, cozy and spacious rooms. We are looking forward to our next trip and would love to stay here again.

Karen Cottrell

Owner's reply:

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at my home. I look forward to hearing from you again!

Phil Baker

Phil Baker


St. Petersburg , FL stay

October 10, 2013

House was clean and nice. However no directions on what owner wanted me to do when leaving like towels , beds ect so I called maintenance company. Sliding door would not lock and also TV remote in master bedroom missing. Would stay here again if available

Marc Giraud

Marc Giraud

Orlando Florida

Great Memorial Weekend

May 30, 2012

We had a great time at the house, the house is in mint condition, closed to the Beach and nice quit neighbors have everything you may need to have a great Vacation, I will recommend if you want the privacy and feel like you are at home. I will be back again.

Kim Bisson Giganti

Kim Bisson Giganti

welland,Ontario, Canada

147 curlew street fort myers beach florida

April 12, 2012

excellent home close to everything...enjoyed our stay there very much...thanks for having us!!..the beach was wonderful to spend time at and the pool at the house was nice!!

Gary Laminger

Gary Laminger

Near Toronto Ontario CANADA

Great place to spend a retirement holiday a.

November 13, 2011

One bright sunny Saturday afternoon we slowed entered the residence we were going to spend the next month in. A glow fell upon our face as we wandered throughout the house, the glow of contentment. The house was immaculate, like a postcard. It did not take long for us to make ourselves at home, we checked out what supplies were available, read the handy guide book that Karen provided, made our shopping list and enbarked on the best holiday month any family could have. What can I say but, Thank you Karen for allowing us to spend our start of our retirement at your residence. It seemed like we spend hours in the pool, every day. We had visitors throughout the month, their feeling about the house were the same as ours, AWESOME . The grandkids loved playing in the pool, with the board games provided, on rainy days, and playing in the pool on rainy days LOL.You are centrally located, easy to get around, and the neighbours are great, and quiet. All in all, an outstanding holiday, thank you again.

Melanie Finney

Melanie Finney

Greencastle, IN USA

One of the BEST Vacation Rentals EVER

July 27, 2011

We have rented more than a dozen vacation rentals over the years and this is by far, one of the best experiences we've ever had. The location is great - very convenient to grocery stores, Tyrone Square Mall, gas stations, and restaurants. Downtown St. Pete and the beaches are located within a 15-20 minute drive. It's not a fancy neighborhood, but it was quiet, clean, and appears safe. Location: A- (it's not on the water, what can I say?). The home was exceptionally clean and well furnished. The kitchen was fully equipped. The only thing I wanted that I couldn't find was steak knives. Having the little things like dishwashing liquid and detergent, scrub sponges, paper towels and TP, coffee filters, sweetener, salt & pepper, ETC. made arrival so much easier. Also, I've never seen so many beach towels in a rental either - and that was wonderful - for use in the pool and trips to the beach! The washer and dryer were a huge asset as we didn't have to pack as many clothes. House: A+ The pool was great! My grandson had the best time and he actually learned to swim while we were there. Thanks for all the pool toys - nice touch! The house has clearly been recently remodeled and was well decorated; we loved the terrazzo floors (wish we had them here). The beds were comfortable, the tvs were great (wish there was a second DVD player), and the a/c and fans kept the house comfortable in the 90 degree heat. Accommodations: A Price-wise, I thought it was a little high for the summer season. However, I've paid as much for accommodations that were not nearly as clean and well furnished. Value and experience: A-/A. Overall, this was a totally wonderful "A" experience. We had a great time and we will definitely look here when we want to return to the area.

Ronald Simon

Ronald Simon

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Great Stay. Good location

June 7, 2011

The house itself was wonderful. As soon as you enter you feel at home. The Solar Heated Pool and overall layout of the place were the highlights. We did run into an issue with the air conditioning one afternoon, but the caretaker was very responsive and it was addressed within an hour. The neighborhood is pretty quiet and you're less than 20 mins to the beaches and downtown St. Pete.

Debra Paulk Miller

Debra Paulk Miller

Ambrose, Ga.

spring vacation

April 21, 2011

We so enjoyed the pool. The home is cozy and feels like being home. Very relaxing and efficient home. Owner is so nice.

Jaye Zuidema

Jaye Zuidema

Auburn, MA

Excellent Excellent Excellent!

February 25, 2011

This home is in a great location, great condition, the owner was very cooperative and thoughtful. So great to get in and find a few start up supplies so you dont have to run out to the store immediately.

Anne O'Brien

Anne O'Brien

Newfoundland, Canada

vacation home

April 14, 2010

Home is located in a quiet neighbourhood, a short distance from beaches, shopping, etc. The home is in very good condition, has a good layout, and a pool. Everything needed was provided along with extras, eg. pool floats for children, beach chairs, towels, and cooler. Much thought was obviously given to setting this up for vacationers. Home is beautifully decorated, with different themes relevant to the area. The owner is friendly and pleasant to deal with and addressed any concerns quickly. I would recommend this home to anyone looking for a pleasant, comfortable vacation.

Tina Dowie

Tina Dowie

Roanoke Virginia USA

Nice Rental

February 2, 2010

Great place to stay, quiet neighborhood nice swimming pool, plenty of room for whole family. We rent vacation homes every year all over the states this was a good find for the area.

Tracey McLeod/ Bill Steeves

Tracey McLeod/ Bill Steeves

Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Our home away from home

August 26, 2009

What a lovely spot. This home was perfect, everyone had lots of room and the second bathroom was great, especially the walk in shower for Mom. I would definitely recommond this property to anyone I know who may be looking for a rental in this area, I know for a fact that if we were to visit the area again I would want to rent at this location.

Michele Devenney

Michele Devenney

Warsaw, In USA

Florida Vacation

July 27, 2009

We really enjoyed our stay in this home. It was furnished with everything we needed and could possibly want. It was very clean and the pool was very nice. We would definetly stay here again.

Lorrie Hartley

Lorrie Hartley

St Charles, MO

Cozy, stylish and comfortable

July 16, 2009

Cozy, stylish and comfortable describe the vacation home we rented in St. Peters burg, Fl. The owner possesses great insight into the needs of a vacationing family. Everything we needed was provided from pool floats, beach chairs, to a Whinnie the Pooh toaster that actually toasts the picture of Tigger on the bread. We plan to go back again next year. Thank you. Sincerely, The Hartley Family

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Karen Cottrell

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    St. Petersburg High School
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