Welcome to Flamingo Cottage, located in the heart of Gulfport's Art & Beach district. This charming cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or just a leisurely vacation. This one bedroom, one bath is just one block from the Beach. Private patio in front and off-street parking. One large bedroom with Queen pillow-top mattress. Decorated inside and out in the colors of the beach and sea, the interior floors are all tile. The remodeled kitchen has custom cocoa wood cabinets and Peacock granite counters. The grounds are professionally landscaped, irrigated with nighttime lighting. Tropical plantings provide privacy on the patio. The spring-fresh colors of our one-bedroom, Flamingo Cottage, will charm you the moment you walk through the landscaped courtyard and french doors into the tiled living room. Bamboo shades, walls of tempered-spring-green, rattan & wicker furnishings mark the main living area, all mere steps from our white sandy beach.
Amenities & Decor: In addition to High Speed WIFI, Flamingo Cottage has satellite cable TV with HBO/Showtime and Cinemax. Tile throughout the home, ceiling fan, washer and dryer in separate laundry room, large bedroom closet, new custom kitchen cabinets with granite counters and new quiet stainless steel sink and faucet. The bathroom has a separate storage unit for towels and personal items. The home is decorated in contemporary seaside themes.
Things to Do!: Gulfport has excellent restaurants, an exciting night life, a fishing pier, marina, excellent shopping including unique works by local and national artists and photographers, tennis and shuffleboard courts, a library, beach pavilions, a performing arts theater, a waterfront casino dance hall and above all, a white sand beach and playground equipment for children. Also located on the beach front is a walking pier, benches and bench swings, indoor/outdoor recreational/physical fitness centers (handicapped and wheelchair accessible), a volleyball/basketball court, a measured walking path and fitness circuit.
Special events include First Friday & Third Saturday Artwalk, Tuesday Market, Ghecko Fest, Spring Fest, 4th of July Parade & Sandcastle contest, Annual Vintage Car Show, sailing regatta, Pink Flamingo Tour of Homes, Lighted Christmas Boat Parade, Retro-Rama and summer concerts.
Location and local Area Information: Gulfport is a quiet, cozy beachside community established in the early 1900's. It is located on Boca Ciega Bay with views of St. Pete Beach to the west and Isla del Sol to the South. Enjoy tennis and shuffleboard courts, a library, beach pavilions, the dog park, waterfront nature park, a performing arts theater, a waterfront casino dance hall and above all, a white sand beach and playground equipment for children! All but the marina are within easy walking distance from this property.
Located 30 minutes from Tampa and Tampa International Airport, 10 mins from downtown St. Petersburg, 30 mins from Clearwater, 15 mins from St. Pete Beach/Pass-a-Grille and 20 mins from Ft. De Soto Park. Also suitable for day trips to Busch Gardens and Walt Disney World, the Manatees at Crystal River/Homossassa Springs. We provide an excellent guest guide complete with addresses, phone numbers, driving directions, websites.
Easy access to 34 mile bike trail.
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Screened sun porch with seating
Central heat and air
Full kitchen with full-size appliances
Dish network cable TV with FREE HBO, Cinemax and Starz
FREE wireless Internet
Telephone with FREE local calls and FREE long-distance in North America
FREE washer and dyer use
Wood & Tile floors
Two off-street parking spaces
iPod clock radio
Coffee maker with filters
wide slot toaster
Small food processor
Iron & board
wine, martini, juice, champagne glasses
13x9 baking dish
French white 8 piece set
cookie sheet with Silpat
Jelly roll pan
measuring spoons and cups
saucepans with lids
fry pans with lid
glass and plastic pitchers
ice cream scoop
ice cream/dessert dishes
Stainless mixing bowl set
veggie scrub brush
8x8 baking pan
plastic drinking glasses
food storage containers
first Aid kit
Umbrellas, beach towels and chairs may be available...Read more
Left on 07/13/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
I had a wonderful time. The cottage has everything to make you feel like home. Gulfport is a very peacefull place. On the afternoon, when the sun is going down, you can walk near the beach and watch the sky beautiful colors and' if you are luky, the dolphins.
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