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JaneAnn Rental in St Petersburg
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    Bungalow in historic Kenwood neighborhood.
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    Side view of colorful front porch surrounded by fan palms.
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    Entrance to front porch. Owner paints porch ceilings blue in southern tradition to keep spirits off the porch.
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    Centerpiece of the porch is the tricolor porch swing. Swing is Amish-built and spray painted by local painter.
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    Original fireplace with mosaic tile floors. Note the use of color brick selections on the facade.
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    Looking from the dining room, through the arch to the living room.
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    Looking from living room to dining room to kitchen. Original heart of pine floors were refinished with stunning results.
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    Sapphire blue kitchen with old style shaker cabinets.
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    Owner found cabinet over stove at a local antique market. Blue glass knobs are from an estate sale.
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    Kitchen counter is made up of tiny white tiles with blue floral trim.
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    Old bathroom with original black and white floor tiles.
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    Original bathroom with linen closet, pedestal sink and medicine cabinet. Old tub was reglazed, looks like new.
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    Heart of pine floors in master bedroom. Original panel doors left in slightly distressed state.
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    New master bathroom. Shabby chic door on left to toilet area. Shelves for towels and accessories. Large shower on right.
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    Master bathroom with white Carrara marble top on vanity. Mirror floats over the window.
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    Walk in closet with Allen and Roth shelving system.
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    House includes garage and two car carport.
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    Original old door leading to garage.

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, charming kitchen, new stack washer/dryer, walk-in closet, flower gardens, 6-foot privacy fence, garage, 2-car carport . . . and a porch swing.

This little gem of a bungalow is located in historic Kenwood. Minutes away from downtown St. Petersburg, Kenwood is a community rich in history, rich in artists and rich in bungalows.

We found this especially appealing one and set our crew to work, restoring it to its original charm. And then some.

The new exterior color scheme that the owner selected gives the bungalow a whimsical, doll house quality. A charming reversal of how it used to look.

We always search for homes that history has been kind to. And even though many of these homes were kit houses brought in by train, there seems to be a certain quality level in them. We run from homes that previous owners have destroyed with tacky fads and do-it-yourself projects.

On this home the brick work on the outside chimney and porch piers impressed us as well as the brick detail on the fireplace and the mosaic hearth. Someone got creative here.

Finding original heart of pine flooring and 5” wood trim base around the floors is another plus.

Speaking of the floors, we just refinished them. Without furniture, it almost looks like a gymnasium.

Original divided light windows flank the arts and crafts style front door. An arch leads to the dining room with a cozy cedar lined window seat.

Most bungalows of this size have only one bathroom. We added a second one, with a white Carrara marble look.

Most have the washer and dryer in the garage. We tucked it away, off the kitchen. Most bungalows have the ubiquitous tiny closet. We added a walk-in closet off the master. All this without changing the home's character.

Like blue? We combined sapphire blue walls with the existing crisp white ceiling height cabinets, a soft yellow inside and the existing tile counter with a blue floral ceramic edge. The crowning touch is the cobalt glass knobs that the owner spotted at an estate sale.

The Jane Ann is named after the landscaper’s mother. And to honor her mother, she put her heart into the design of the yard and garden. Lots of color, lots of flowers, lots of privacy.

Since we believe the outside should be as nice as the inside, we’ve created relaxation zones. Enjoy a glass of wine on the traditional front porch or watch butterflies from the back deck off the kitchen and the back terrace.

The Jane Ann Home Rental

This property
is
currently being
rented as a
twelve
month unfurnished rental.

Once our guests'
lease agreement
ends, we may
furnish it and add
it to the seasonal
rental collection.

Since many of
our guests stay
longer than twelve
months, we hesitate to post a date until
it is available.

We will update
this home's status
as things change.

However, if this
home appeals to you, please let us know.

Let us also know if you are looking
for a furnished or
unfurnished property. Then we can stay in
touch.

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