If you are looking for a place from which you can
explore and enjoy all Florida has to offer while coming home at night to relax
in a charming cozy Florida cottage, look no further, you have found it.
Ideally situated in one of Florida’s most sought-after and picturesque
neighborhoods, surrounded by multi-million-dollar mansions, our villa is a
short drive away from the tantalizing white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico
and from the acclaimed restaurants, boutique shops, and cultural attractions of
the City of St. Petersburg (including its famous Dali Museum).
Why settle for
Miami or other hyped up tourist-packed destinations, if you can have it all in
one place? St. Petersburg
is one of those rare cities that balances big city-caliber museums with the
unparalleled beauty of nature.
- Lots of
Located in the heart of the “Sunshine City,” our villa enjoys an average of 361
days of clear skies per year. According to the Guinness book of world records,
St. Petersburg holds the record for the most consecutive days of sunshine in
the world with 768 beginning in 1967!
- Immaculate unspoiled beaches
on the Gulf of Mexico, a short distance from the house, including two of the
top ten rated beaches in America (Fort De Soto Park and Sand Key parks).
There are no buildings or man-made constructions spoiling the surroundings.
Just you, the birds, dolphins, warm water, and soft powdery sand tickling your
feet. Once you try it, you will never go back to other beaches on the eastern
seaboard around the Miami area.
- Day-trips. You can plan day-trips
to countless locations: Tampa and its famous zoo, aquarium and amusement park
(Busch Garden) are all just half an hour away. A little farther out,
DisneyWorld, Universal Studio and everything else Orlando has to offer can be
reached in under an hour and a half from the house.
- Culture and
fine dining. world-class
art museums: The Dali Museum houses the largest collection of Salvador Dali’ s
works outside of his native Spain., the Chihuly and Fine Arts museum
In the evening,
you can head downtown St Pete (15 minutes by bike or 5 minutes by car) where
you will find a wide variety of shops, boutiques, outstanding restaurants and
bars facing the marina. Far from being a lackluster retirement community,
downtown St Pete is brimming with concerts, festivals, sports events (such as
the Honda Grand Prix), outdoor farmers markets There is simply always something
outdoor activities. Whether you like to go fishing, sailing, golfing, kayaking, biking, or
taking a hike up the 37-mile Pinellas Trail, or simply relaxing on the beach,
there is something for everyone. Our house also comes with a kayak and four
- Diverse bird
and marine life. Ibises, Egrets, Great Blue Herons, Pelicans, nearly every species of
wading bird, tern, gull, and shorebird are here year round. If you go to
Vinoy Park close to the house before sunset and stand near the wall facing the
pier, you are very likely to see dolphins swim right up within a few feet of