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Catherine's Cottage Rental in St Petersburg
  • Catherine's Cottage St Pete Rental
    This fully furnished bungalow is cozy and comfortable, and close to everything in downtown St. Petersburg
  • Beach cruisers are awaiting your arrival. Good way to check out town.
  • The facade around the front porch is coquina stone, made from ground shells.
  • Comfy front porch. Lots of seating, couch, rocking chair and porch swing.
  • Bright, colorful living room. Couch folds out. Sleep 2 in a pinch. To the far right is a white cabinet with a wall mounted Smart TV.
  • Old store display cabinet holds books. Arch doorway leads to bedrooms.
  • Bungalow has beautiful hardwood floors, fireplace, even a birds eye maple writing desk to the left of the fireplace.
  • Old carousel mirror behind lamp. Chandelier made from oyster shells and crystals.
  • St Pete Rental Catherines Cottage
    Dining room with antique table. Was once dark brown stain, we faux finished it.
  • Hallway leading to kitchen. Colorful screened print of vintage jukebox on the way.
  • Kitchen with white shaker cabinets. Back door leads to outside garden.
  • Butcher block work space, hanging mugs/wine glasses. Courtly check shelf brackets.
  • Second bedroom. Sleeps two. Kite adds color and character. May your dreams take flight!
  • Original tiled bathroom in great shape.
  • Newer bath just off the hallway with glass-fronted shower stall.
  • Master bedroom, mahogany arch door. Chandelier overhead. Old tin mirror on wall.
  • Master bedroom has pillow top queen sized bed.
  • St Pete Rental Catherines Cottage
    Walk-in closet with John Lewis closet system. Hanging and folding space!
  • Back door leads from the kitchen to the courtyard. Period awning covers the porch.
  • Enter garage through the French door that opens onto the courtyard.
  • Seating area in the courtyard. Giant traveler palms are great for privacy.
  • Back courtyard packed with flowers. Gurgling fountain makes it a relaxing spot.
  • Two lounge chairs make a great place to sunbathe. Umbrella provided for shade.
  • Shady walk with moon gate covered in bleeding heart vine leads to lush backyard.
  • Large, new Samsung washer/dryer makes doing laundry easy. Plus, being in the garage it doesn’t heat up the house and noise stays out of the house.
  • Park your car in either the carport or garage that you enter from the alleyway. Washer/dryer are on the left as you enter through the French door.


Totally furnished with linens, kitchen package, wi-fi and cable TV. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen with white shaker cabinets, white tile counters, gas cooktop. Large butcher block work table. Classy arches. Walk in closet. Delightfully furnished. Many unique pieces. Washer/dryer, charming courtyard garden with fountain. Carport, garage . . . and a porch swing.

On quiet shaded street close to town

People come from all around to live in Old Northeast. Some say it is in the best part of St. Petersburg. It is close to town, waterfront parks, restaurants and museums. Enjoy them during the day and come home at night to the warm glow of this compelling little bungalow.

A wonderful merger of old and new

Antique and salvage yard treasures to flea market finds. Yes, the cottage is a little quirky. A little whimsical. But it makes for a fun memory. We’ve collected many cool pieces and created a custom look. Some call it shabby chic. Some call it repurposed. Some call it eclectic.

Our dining room table was a rescue. From the trash. Old with that ugly brown stain they used a 100 years ago. The base was ripped from the top, just to get it out the door. We found it. Our faux finisher friend transformed it. Look for it in our photo gallery. In the coral dining room. It is magnificent now.

It sits under the brass chandelier, that is not brass anymore. It has that crackle chalk paint look. Oyster shells from a dinner at the local oyster bar hang from the arms. Guess you could call that repurposing. The best part is the crystals. Classes it up.

An authentic old carousel mirror hangs on the dining room wall. It was one of the mirrors that hung on the inside core of the carousel. It reflected the horses. Now it reflects the chandelier.

Two bedrooms & two bathrooms

Comfy queen bed in the master bedroom has a classy brass headboard. The second bedroom has two twin beds for added flexibility. The beds sit under a colorful cellular kite. It was this same kite that hung in my son’s bedroom when he was an infant.

There is a big 40” flat screen smart TV in living room. Easy to see from the couch and the two swivel chairs. The pine display case is from an old store. We packed it with novels . . . if TV is not your thing. Besides, the wicker couch on the front porch makes a great place to read . . . and fall asleep.

Everyone loves the large red Samsung washer and dryer just inside the garage. No apartment size unit here. We gave it its' own space in the garage with folding table along side. You never have to listen to it in the house.

Surrounded by flower gardens

Behind the picket fence in the front yard and in the courtyard are many flowering plants. Along with giant traveler palms, the unique tropical flowers remind you you are in Florida. A gurgling fountain in the backyard drowns out city noises. Lounge chairs and umbrella make a great place to soak up sun. We even added a small gas grill for the nights you want to stay in.

Detached garage

Just off the courtyard is the garage. So if parking in a garage is your thing. We have one. It also makes a terrific place to keep your golf clubs and beach gear. In addition, you can park in the convenient carport next to the garage or parallel park on the street. Lots of options. Lots of ways to abandon the car. It is an easy stroll to town. We have bikes, too!

Home Rental

28 Night
Minimum Rental

Perfect vacation package
for a short term rental
Fully furnished home.
     Add 13% to this price
for sales/tourist tax:

Four Week Rental

28 nights
May-Dec: $4,200
Jan-April: $6,020

Long Term Rental

Six months or more
Rent from owner.
No booking fee!
13% sales/tourist
tax not required!

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VRBO listing. Contact
owner 727-744-1837 for
bookings 2 months or more.

review stars5

  • Fun & whimsical.

    Everything was inviting
    & well thought out. Cozy courtyard with bubbling fountain. This charmer is
    a real find for anyone heading to St. Petersburg.

    Guest from N. Carolina
  • Impeccably clean.

    Everything we needed
    for an enjoyable stay.
    Loved the porch swing.
    The wine and chocolates were a really nice touch!

    Guest from Maryland
  • Slice of heaven.

    The home is spacious
    & bright. Loved the mattresses. Baths had
    good water pressure and were sparkly clean!

    Guest from N. Carolina
  • Beautiful inside & out.

    Very comfortable. It was helpful to have a garage
    to store items. Ann is exceptionally responsive. We recommend this property.

    Guest from Florida
  • Merry Christmas!

    We are in love with your bungalow. We are enjoying our holiday vacation because we have a cozy
    spot that is welcoming
    in every way.

    We are heading to the airport tomorrow. You can welcome your next lucky guest.

    I grew up wanting my own little house in Old NE. This week my dream came true!

    Guest from N. Carolina