Sparkling Heart of Coffee Pot Bayou

House - Private room · 30th Ave, St Petersburg, FL 33704, United States

Come stay with me in sunny Florida! See our sparkling reviews!

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PRIVACY, QUALITY & VALUE for the holiday or business traveler. Reserve today!
SPARKLING HEART OF COFFEE POT BAYOU consistently Rated in TOP 10 of Tampa Bay area! Thank you satisfied guests for our excellent reviews. Just steps from the Tampa Bay waterfront, 5 minutes by car to exciting downtown St. Petersburg cafes, restaurants, shopping, music and clubs. 20 minutes waterfront walk to downtown St. Pete.
20 Minutes drive to #1 beaches. 20 minutes drive to Tampa International Airport.

PRICED COMPETITIVELY! Only $49 - Location and quality of house means I could charge more --but I want your business!
SUITABLE FOR ONE PERSON OR A COUPLE. Bright and Sunny Private Master Bedroom with new Queen-sized bed and half bath. Your Large Master Bedroom = 12' x 13' (156 sq. ft.) in 1200 sq. ft. home.
YOU'LL ENJOY the convenience of your private half-bath with toilet & sink and you can share Full Bath/Shower with host. Complete Kitchen and Laundry. Comfortable, Private, Clean and Quiet. Relax in the house and enjoy private Master Bedroom. Freshly cleaned carpets, WI-FI.

WHY STAY at the SPARKLING HEART of Coffee Pot Bayou? Good Price! GOOD REVIEWS! Clean and clutter-free home. No pets. Wireless Internet. Fresh, new linens. pillows and towels; personal coffee set-up; New Pots & Pans. Full use of house, kitchen and laundry. Large Cedar closet and. 6-drawer dresser to store your belongings for longer stays. Safe, lighted parking.
We respect your privacy. After you check-in, come and go as you please. See our reviews and references.
EASY LIVING. Waterfront multi-million dollar homes in our desirable Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood named "Best in Florida" by "This Old House" TV (website hidden). Pete #1 Mid- Sized City Arts Destination for 3rd Year!

SPARKLING HEART is walking distance or a short drive by car to all the action!

THANK YOU PRIOR GUESTS FOR OUR SUPERIOR REVIEWS & REFERENCES! Thanks for booking again for your 2nd and 3rd visit. Our guests come every year. That's a complement!

ENJOY A COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT HOME BASE AND YOUR FAVORITE ACTIVITIES: Close to all the action. Fresh Market gourmet food store 1/2 block away! Grocery stores, health food and breakfast restaurants - an easy walk. Enjoy a popular waterfront walk to shopping, downtown nightlife, bars, cafes, restaurants and art district including including Dali Museum, Chihuly Art Glass Museum and local galleries, Arts Festivals, Music Festivals...

FOODIE? Fresh Market (on the corner) offers a tempting selection of gourmet food, desserts, produce - and deli. Easy walk to Gourmet Restaurants, Health Food Stores, Yogurtology and Home-made Ice Cream. Publix grocery store 7 blocks away. Enjoy live music and fresh food at the Saturday Morning Farmers' Market 5 minutes by car or 25 minute walk

BUSINESS FRIENDLY Wi-Fi in home Office Depot 7 blocks away. 5 minutes from downtown St. Pete, 25 minutes to Tampa. Easy Airport access. University of South Florida: 5 minutes by car/30 minutes walk. Eckerd College: 20 minutes by car. 3 Hospitals within 5 (website hidden). Anthony's, All Childrens' and Bayfront Hospital.

ART LOVER? Dali Museum, Chihuly Art Glass Museum and local galleries-within walking distance. We're #1 Mid-sized City Arts Destination - again! Sparkling Heart is walking distance/5 minute drive from all the Arts events and galleries.

MUSIC FAN? Ringside Cafe, Janus Landing, Mahaffey Theatre and other hot bars and club venues nearby. Waterfront Walk to outdoor music festivals and concerts. Enjoy live music and fresh food at the nearby Saturday Morning Farmers' Market.
SHOPPING?! Oh Yeah! Ellenton Outlet Mall, International Mall an easy 25 minute drive. Top Brands. Boutiques & unique art wear around the corner.
VACATION HOT SPOTS Easy 20-minute access to Tampa, Busch Gardens, Florida's best sugar-sand Beaches, Ybor City, Only 50 minutes to Sarasota and only 90 minutes to Orlando.

LOVE NATURE? See manatees, dolphins & Rosy Spoonbills daily-just steps from home. Enjoy #1 USA Beach Ft. Desoto or sugar sand Treasure Island and St. Pete Beach - an easy 20 minute drive.

Easy access to Tampa Bay Buccaneers games, Gran Prix Auto Racing, Triathlons and more. Sparkling Heart is a favorite, convenient pre-race home-base for triathletes! Rest up and Train along Tampa Bay (end of street.).
Swim with Olympians at nearby North Shore pool and run on our 1/2 million-dollar waterfront trail. Enjoy hot, stand-up paddle or aerial yoga - right around the corner.

MEET ME -- Listen to Interview with Mary perform on NPR
National Public Radio’s Studio 360
(website hidden) (5 minutes total. Mary sings the last 2 minutes)

IMPORTANT: CHECK IN TIME-- Usual check in time is 5 p.m. For an alternate time, PLEASE make arrangements with me In Advance. We need to CONFIRM your expected check-in time. Communication for check-in later than 8 pm is REQUIRED.
IMPORTANT: SEE OUR #!1 HOUSE RULE. Non negotiable.

Note: When you inquire, please help me get to know you by describing yourself and your trip. Thank you.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $12 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $385 /week
Monthly Price: $1600 /month
Check In: 5:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Mary ist eine sehr angenehme Gastgeberin. Iht apparment ist immer sehr aufgeräumt und sauber. Man hat ebenfalls ein seperates wc. Es liegt sehr zentral downtown. Kann es jedem nur empfehlen.
    Liebe grüße und danke für die Gastfreundschaft

    April 2014
    Response from Mary:

    Thanks! Love (website hidden) Translate-- here's the above reference in English!
    Mary is a very pleasant hostess. The apartment is always very tidy and clean. It has also a separate wc. It is located downtown very central. Can only recommend it. Love greetings and thanks for the hospitality

    April 2014
  • Excellent: clean, neat and orderly plus made to feel very welcome. Privacy respected, but friendly, close to the water, also could walk to Fresh Market. Close to great historic district, gorgeous real estate and wonderful location. Use of frig and private coffee maker a plus, stocked with little samples of everything for the bath; plus much info from tourist publications at your disposal. Will be back and I hope sooner than later.

    April 2014
  • Nice clean house, relaxed host, great location.

    April 2014
  • Greeted us on time. Very welcoming and accommodating. Respected our privacy. Would visit again. Highly recommend! Thanks, Mary.

    April 2014
  • Mary is truly Hostess with the "Mostest"! I arrived very late and called ahead to make sure I would not cause undue stress. Mary was very accommodating and worked with me to get me to her home in good time! Her rules were easy for me to abide by because she herself is very neat, clean, and orderly. Loved the stay! As my first time in this venue, I will be a returning customer time and again in the future. Staying with in a friendly environment made what was not going to be a vacation (visiting my elderly father in his late years of life in a new assisted living facility) into a pleasant and enjoyable stay. Thankfully, I was able to extend my stay to visit my father. It was great and without equal! I recommend Mary's Sparkling Heart of Coffee Pot Bayou as a most exceptional value!

    April 2014
  • Mary's place was perfect! She was easy to get in touch with to set up my arrival time & super friendly & welcoming once I got there. The room & bathroom were amazing & spacious. So many mirrors...a plus for me!
    She was such a great host, leaving small toiletries & city pamphlets out which made the experience feel so simple. The location was great also—close to everything in St Pete.
    I would definitely recommend staying at Mary's place.

    March 2014
  • mary was a great hostess and the place was a gem! beautiful neighborhood to walk around in.

    March 2014
  • Booked last minute for my family who came in to take care of me after surgery. Mary is my neighbor, and made my grandmother and father feel at home. They told me that during their stay Mary made them feel comfortable and enjoyed her company. My family will most certainly want to stay again during one of visits.

    March 2014
  • Mary was my second experience with airbnb in two weeks. Communication with her during the booking process and then during my stay could not have been better. I very much enjoyed my week there. The room and house is exactly as protrayed and very clean and comfortable. I could not have hoped for a better location to explore the area. A few minutes from Mary's house is Coffee Pot Bayou and walking the winding sidewalk that leads to beaches , parks and downtown St. Pete you will experience the beauty of the area along with other walkers, joggers and bicyclists and local wildlife, and if you are lucky, manatees. I was that lucky.
    Mary is the kind of person and host that i can only hope to meet during my future travels. Friendly, outgoing and helpful are just a few words that describe her. I highly recommend a stay with Mary.

    March 2014
  • Magnifique maison coquette, propre et confortable!
    Mary est une personne dynamique, joyeuse et accueillante.
    Son logement est très bien situé et correspond à l'annonce et aux photos.
    On recommande vivement cette adresse à toute personne souhaitant séjourner à St Pet!

    March 2014
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I am a fortunate native of St. Petersburg, Florida- the jewel of Florida's West Coast. This week, I swam in the warm emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, walked #1 rated beach Ft. Desoto's sugar sands and rode my bike at Sunset along beautiful Coffee Pot Bayou...only steps from my home. Come visit us on holiday or business. You'll enjoy privacy, convenience and value. My work as a teacher, musician and sound therapist allows me more flexibility to meet you for check-in. I enjoy a healthy lifestyle and can connect you to the yoga and dance community. As a native, I can refer you to the best authentic restaurants, cafes, clubs, nature and sightseeing.
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