About This Listing
Elegant, affordable 1/1 private condo, south St. Pete in historic, very unique wave-shaped building! Near I-275, St. Pete Beach, Eckerd College, Ft. Desoto Park, downtown, Clearwater, Tampa, Sarasota. Price includes 12% mandatory tourist tax.
Hi, I'm Maria, your host. Nightly prices include mandatory 12% tourist tax. To keep the space clean and comfortable for all guests, NO PETS and NO SMOKERS, please. If this condo is booked, please see my other condo listings in the same building, The Wave, here on airbnb by clicking on my profile photo. If you're interested in booking, please message me.The Wave is an architecturally unique, renovated 1960s building with all rounded external and internal elements. It truly looks like a wave!
This private 1/1 condo is elegantly furnished and painted, and on the 5th floor of The Wave condo building (has elevator, of course). It's tiled throughout except in the bedroom, and it's ideal for 2-4 people because the bedroom has a queen sleigh bed and the living room contains has a queen sleeper sofa with cushioned mattress cover. The dining area is adjacent to the balcony which overlooks the large oval pool, picnic/BBQ areas, sand volleyball court, and woods with palms, pines, and live oak trees for a secluded resort feeling. The balcony has outdoor furniture and is decorated for enjoyment of nature and fresh air. The living room contains a leather queen sleeper sofa, unique round matching loveseat, two end tables with lamps, coffee table, large area rug, silk tropical plants, artwork (more to come) and vivid paint colors throughout, an LED TV (with cable from Bright House Networks), DVD player, and small black lacquer entertainment center. The cute dining area is nearby with a solid dark wood pub-style table and two pub chairs. The lovely bedroom has a queen sleigh bed, end tables with lamps, matching dresser with mirror, ceiling fan, wifi, two walk-in closets, TV, and attractive artwork. The bathroom has a sink, toilet with storage shelves above, tub and shower. The kitchen has refrigerator, oven/stove with ceramic glass top, microwave oven, coffee machine, dishes, glasses, pots, plasticware--all you need to prepare and store meals. The countertop overlooking the living room is a breakfast bar style so you can enjoy a meal there too while sitting on one of the three lovely bar stools. The hallway contains a large closet and also linen closet for your storage needs and comes equipped with an iron. The host lives downstairs on the 4th floor and can assist you with questions and give sightseeing advice. Enjoy complete privacy and relaxation in this elegantly furnished, painted, and decorated St Pete condo during your short or long-term stay. Guests can use all amenities including laundry rooms and fitness center on the first floor and free assigned unit parking (one space). Enjoy the Florida lifestyle at a very reasonable price! The Gulf of Mexico and its beaches are four miles west, as is lovely Ft. DeSoto Park, Eckerd College, downtown St. Pete, and the condo is a moment's walk from the waters of Tampa Bay because it's across the street from a private marina and new waterfront townhouse development. Maximo Park on the waters is Tampa Bay is a mile away and has swimming beaches, picnic areas, playground, and shaded hiking trails.
This 1/1 condo is ideal for your Florida holiday and for all you get for sleeping up to four people, it's very reasonably priced! Has an LED TV and DVD player in living room, wifi throughout the unit, and all utilities, of course, including central heating and AC. Cable and wifi is provided by Bright House Networks. Enjoy the large oval swimming pool, lounge chairs, fitness center, volleyball court, picnic/BBQ area, downstairs laundry rooms, and free guest parking in space 9 in the back past the pool. Convenient location to I-275 and close to Tampa Bay, Gulf of Mexico, beaches, Eckerd College, Ft. Desoto Park, downtown St. Pete, Clearwater, Tampa, and even Bradenton and Sarasota for a day trip.
Interaction with Guests
Because she lives downstairs, the host Maria is available to answer questions and assist you. This condo is private and unoccupied by other people. It's in The Wave building which consists of over 100 other units in south St. Petersburg in an upscale, convenient location called Pinellas Point less than a mile east of Eckerd College and four miles east of St. Pete's famous beaches, Ft. Desoto Park, and the 1920s historic Don Cesar Hotel.
The Wave condos are at the base of the Skyway Bridge in south St. Petersburg. A private marina with new $300,000 plus townhouses is across the street. Tampa Bay and Maximo Park containing bayside beaches and picnic facilities are within a 1/2 mile. The condo is minutes from I-275 for a quick day trip to Tampa and Sarasota. Tampa is about 30 minutes away and Sarasota is a 45 minute drive. The condo is close to grocery stores and shopping. It's five miles south of beautiful downtown St. Petersburg and four miles east of Ft. DeSoto Park and the famous Gulf of Mexico beaches. This is a perfect place for nature lovers and people who like convenient access to all major tourist spots. Also, Eckerd College is about 1/2 miles away which is ideal for students' family members and visitors.
A public bus stop is a ten minute walk from the condo. Grocery stores, gas stations, convenience stores, and small restaurants are within a ten minute walk of the building. A private marina is across the street on a Tampa Bay tributary. The condo has one free assigned parking space. Free guest parking is also available around the building and in front along the street. Bike, canoe, kayak, jet ski, and other equipment can be rented in many nearby places for your leisure and recreational needs. The public library is a 10 minute drive too, and it has DVDs to check out in addition to books and also computers for library patrons to use for free.
Other Things to Note
One assigned free parking space comes with the private unit. Free guest parking is also available around the building. The street in front of the building also has free parking in case the guest spots are filled. This is an attractive, affluent area minutes from the waters of Tampa Bay and a 10 minute drive west to the Gulf of Mexico and famous St. Pete Beach.
No smokers and no pets allowed. Guests must be respectfully quiet for residents in the building. Please tidy up condo and throw out garbage regularly. When not in the condo, please turn off lights and ceiling fans and turn up the AC to conserve electricity. Condo to be used only for legal purposes. Thank you!
2nd time staying at one of Maria's places and this one was even better! Easy check in, great host, great condo with convenient location to everything. Condo was clean and had everything I needed for my stay. Very roomy and comfortable! Would highly recommend!!
It was everything we expected! Maria was a really great host. She told us where to go for good restaurants and gave us directions to great, different beaches. The condo was very clean and neat and the pictures from the listing matched the place perfectly. The neighbors were really friendly. We were really happy to have rented from Maria and would go back.
Maria was a fantastic host. She gave us info about the area and was a delight to talk to. The apt. Had everything we needed including a bike path that went to the beach. Very clean and cozy. If coming back to St. Pete, we would definitely come back to stay.
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About the Host, Maria
Hi! I am a high school teacher of English As A Foreign Language. I also speak Hungarian and Slovakian quite well, having moved to the U.S. when I was nine. I grew up mainly in Michigan and later, lived and worked in Kuwait and Germany for several years. I've visited most of Europe and parts of Central and South America, Africa, and many Caribbean islands. In addition to traveling abroad, I enjoy meeting people from other nations and cultures. My hobbies are traveling, cycling, kayaking, hiking, and being outdoors in beautiful nature. I don't smoke, rarely drink, and try to live an interesting, happy life in beautiful St. Petersburg which I now call home. I look forward to meeting you!