This Beautiful Historic Home in Sunny St.Pete was built in the 1920's as a artist retreat and has been completely remodeled inside and out reflecting this historical era. As you approach the house there is a 100 Year old Giant Oak Tree and light reflecting through all the windows and decorative stain glass of this Gingerbread style home. You will see the outdoor bench where you will enjoy spending mornings here under the giant oak tree or in the privacy of the fully enclosed back yard under the pergola covered in blooming jasmine with comfortable patio furniture for you and your guests to enjoy. As you enter the home you will see beautiful Natural Flag stone floors and and exposed beam wood ceilings. For your playing pleasure a 1920's mini piano has been lovingly restored and sits beneath the flat panel TV hanging on the wall. Two comfortable leather couches sit beneath a beautiful historic painting of the St.Pete Pier from the 1920's. On the walls you will see historic articles from the 1920's of visitors accounts of their trips to St.Pete. To the right of the living room you will enter the Loft and Barn Room. Two comfortable twin beds sit beneath high barn wood style ceilings painted in barn wood red with Cypress Wood Beams large painted clouds adorn the the ceilings. Barn doors are your entry way to a large closet with extra space for hanging clothes and a full dresser with lots of shelf space, above the closet is a loft built with stairs to this area with full size bed and window that overlooks the yard. This room is a dream for any children or adults staying there. We are also gay friendly. A flat panel Tv hangs on the wall that can be enjoyed from the two single beds on the lower floor of the room. As you exit the bedroom you will pass through the living room described above and enter in the gorgeous kitchen with lots of counter space and beautiful Alder Wood Cabinets with Shaker Style accents. The counter is lined with barstools for guests. There is also a historic bench seat next to the Classic Coke Machine. To the left of the counter is a antique pin ball machine for your use. The Lovely Farm House table with seating for 6 is surrounded by windows. Historic St.Pete Newspapers adorn the walls. As you exit to the right of the kitchen up the stairs you enter the Master Bedroom a oversized King size bed, fireplace and book shelves. A large chair sits next to the bed for your reading pleasure or listen to music. On the wall hangs a 55 inch Flat panel Tv a lighted closet with plenty of storage. Windows open up to view the beautiful Oak tree relax and enjoy the Florida Breeze. The neighborhood is located in the desirable Northeast waterway neighborhood and is surrounded by world class kayaking and fishing. Family oriented safe neighborhood. 1 block away from home is a well stocked convenience store. One bayshore road with no traffic light leads you across bridges and beautiful waterways through the historic neighborhood Snell Isle to Coffee Pot Bayou and downtown St. Petersburg which is host to many shops, restaurants, bars, live music. Be sure to attend first Friday of each month held year-round. Join the fun with dancing in the streets featuring great live music, food & drink vendors and restaurants! Saturday morning market. While exploring be sure to visit the world class Salvador Dalí Museum, Chihuly Collection with an amazing blown glasswork, Museum of Fine Arts. Saturday morning market downtown has farm fresh produce, crafts and live music and is open from early October – late May each year. The smaller Summer Market is open from June to August 9am-1pm.
There is also plenty to do locally outdoors. Weedon Island preserve. There are kayaking trails through preserve and mangroves and miles of nature trails for hiking. A 3,000-foot boardwalk leads visitors to a 45 foot observation tower usable for bird and wildlife viewing. With favorable weather conditions, one can see much of the Preserve as well as the cities of Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg local Fort De Soto Park has amazing kayaking, boating and fishing you will find abundance of natural beauty including bird and sea life that may include spottings of dolphins and manatees. We own two homes this property and another home located directly across the street from one another, great for larger families or special gatherings.+ More