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Winnie Bell Rental in St Petersburg
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Perfect bungalow for a family reunion and entertaining. Three private bedrooms, two baths and central kitchen. On a quiet street in the heart of Old Northeast.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Antiques give living room a warm feel. Small metal carousel horse and a windmill beyond.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Large chef-style kitchen and family room make a comfortable spot to entertain.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    A colorful collection of polka-dot coffee mugs mix with painting and other unique pieces.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Big 55" smart TV in family room. Watch the games or movies with family. Decorative iron rail in foreground leads down steps to garage.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Family room couch folds out to a double bed. Seating for five facing the big 55" TV. Can also pull in the dining room chairs.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    French doors in family room open onto a little courtyard of flowers and fountain.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    This charming little brass table embellished with gargoyles is from the owner's collection.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    An old Chicago gate extends from the counter. A gas chef style range makes vacation cooking fun!
  • Antique jars sit on top of the kitchen cabinets
    Antique jars and other pieces add interest and color to tops of cabinets.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Cool salvage piece sits above the refrigerator. Display pots and pans on the wall. Special cooking ones in bottom drawer of the oven.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Colorful master bedroom has a coastal flair with shiplap style headboard.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Ensuite master bathroom has two sinks with granite counters separated by a tall storage cabinet.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Large walk-in shower with glass block wall to allow extra light.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Bench in shower makes a good spot to relax or keep shampoo. Shell wreath picks up the coastal theme.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Playful paisley rug on the bathroom floor matches the funky flower pots.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Large wooden chest of drawers has ample space for shorts and shirts. French doors to private garden.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Lots of hanging space in this walk-in closet. Extra pillows, too.
  • Winnie Belle St Pete Rental
    Sideboard leads from the kitchen to the dining/living room. Funky artist lamp and a trophy of silk tulips add interest to the space.
  • Farm table made by a St. Petersburg carpenter seats seven. Overhead hangs a shell chandelier.
  • This picture shows the relationship of the kitchen to the dining area and the living room.
  • Pegasus, the flying horse from mythology supports this unique lamp.
  • Conversation area in bungalow living room
    Cozy conversation area has two loveseats. Gas fireplace has mantel painted in driftwood colors.
  • Shiplap walls in living and dining room offer a true cottage feel
    Walls in living and dining room are faux shiplap giving the home a fun cottage feel.
  • Second tv in living room surrounded by vintage decor
    The second TV is in the living room, if you want to watch a different show from the family room crowd.
  • Outdoor fountain is now a planter with colorful flowers
    This classical fountain with flowers hangs in the courtyard.
  • Home office or bedroom with a built-in window bed
    This charming room can double as a bedroom with a built-in twin bed or an office.
  • Shelves adjacent to bed provide extra storage, in addition to a large closet
    Open shelves on either side of the bed can be used to stack shorts and shirts. Room also has a large closet.
  • Bed doubles as window seat looking out over the garden
    The bed doubles as a window seat overlooking the garden. Good place to read a book on a rainy day. We have plenty to choose from.
  • Small desk and office chair are a good working space for a laptop
    In the small bedroom, the desk and office chair provide a good space for work on a laptop.
  • Vintage bathroom has new clawfoot tub with shower and pedestal sink. White beadboard walls and glass tiles.
  • Bathroom has decorative features including antique sconces and mermaid shower curtain
    Leaded glass sconces over the sink. Whale, coral and mermaid shower curtain lights up the room.
  • Front bedroom is colorful with queen sized bed
    Colorful front bedroom sleeps two in the queen size bed.
  • Bedroom opens to front porch by porch swing
    This bedroom opens onto the front porch. Let in the Florida breezes on a balmy day.
  • Wicker dresser has plenty of storage, complemented by large closet
    Lots of storage in the wicker chest of drawers. Vintage stained glass piece over the door.
  • Breeze through the bedroom from front porch
    Breeze sweeping through bedroom.
  • Victorian foot tub is used as a holder for homemade quilts in the living room
    Victorian foot tub from the late 1800’s now stores throws and homemade quilts for naps on the couch.
  • Welcoming shell wreath on the front door
    Shell wreath on front door welcomes you.
  • Enter the private garden from the master bedroom where Adirondack chairs await you
    Private garden off master bedroom overflows with tropical flowers.
  • Porch swing on front porch is reminiscent of craftsmen homes
    Tri-color porch swing on the front porch. Picks up the colors of the porch tiles.
  • Porch bench adds extra seating on the front porch
    Porch bench for extra seating. Concrete planters match house colors.
  • Have lunch on the front porch at the wicker chairs and table seating area
    Nothing like having a spot for lunch on your front porch. Soon the white trellis will be covered with sweet-smelling jasmine.
  • Charming back porch overlooks the courtyard with fountain.
  • Double French doors open to the back courtyard
    With the double French doors you can open the house up to the courtyard.
  • Cushioned wicker love seat and two chairs in the back garden
    A wicker love seat, two chairs and a coffee table make a nice private place to relax.
  • Pots of flowers and bubbling fountain make the courtyard a garden paradise
    Pots of flowers and a garden surrounding the fountain give the courtyard that lush Florida feel.
  • Multiple parking options include street and private garage
    Lots of parking. Parallel park on either side of the street or use the garage.
  • Fountain surrounded by flowers in the courtyard
    You can barely see the fountain hidden in the courtyard flower garden. Drowns out city noises.

FURNISHED SHORT TERM RENTAL. DATES AVAILABLE!

Totally furnished with linens, kitchen package, cable TV and wi-fi. Three bedrooms, two baths, gas fireplace, large gourmet kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, chef’s level gas range, big walk-in pantry, master walk-in closet, laundry room with washer/dryer and counter space, family room with fold out queen bed couch that sleeps two. Delightfully furnished. Many unique pieces including an old carousel horse, shell chandelier and victorian foot tub. Charming gardens with fountain, big garage . . . plus a porch swing.

Large enough for two couples

Need a fabulous guest house? This one is perfect. Thanksgiving dinner? Family reunion? Traveling with another couple? Bringing the kids? This spacious home has a front wing (with two bedrooms and bath) and a back wing (with master bedroom and bath). Kitchen is central. Lots of privacy.

The Winnie Belle sits on a quiet brick street in the heart of historic Old Northeast. Not so little at 1,785 square feet. The large one and a half car garage is attached to the house. Lots of room for things you might use at the beach . .  bikes, tubes, paddle boards. Plus, there is ample parking on both sides of the street. 


A carousel horse in the living room?

Faux white-washed shiplap planks in living and dining room. Fireplace surround refinished in light drift wood tones. Hand painted ceiling medallions rich with color give the bungalow an elegant beach cottage feel. Fireplace is gas (in case the weather gets cool). No need to haul in wood. Just flick the button.

Suspended from the living room ceiling is a child-sized authentic carousel horse from Balboa Park in San Diego. A shell chandelier hangs over the custom farm house table in the dining area nearby. The living room has its own TV. The second bigger one is in the family room.

Two bedrooms & bath in front of house

Two bedrooms are off the living room. The smaller one has many useful built-ins including the twin bed. It also doubles as an office with printer. (Bring your own laptop.) The French doors in the other bedroom open onto the front porch to let in light and breezes. Between the two bedrooms is the bath. Recently rehabbed, back to the original vintage look. Glass tiles in shades of blue, white bead board walls and a tiffany-style light fixture give it that coastal look. The old claw foot tub is not old. It is even better. Pedestal sink has ample room for towels and bathroom stuff.

Large chef kitchen

Kitchen is large enough for a cooking demo. Plenty of storage in cabinets with a peninsula that can be used for cooking, eating or a grand buffet. Stainless gas range with cooktop is impressive. Chef quality. A varnished old gate from Chicago makes a good spot for a quick snack. Nearby is a separate walk-in pantry with dishes and many sundry items that can come in handy.

Family room conveniently next to the kitchen

With an open floor plan, kitchen looks into the family room. Very sunny with a row of windows. The large couch faces a 55” TV. Good place for a group to watch the game or a movie. At night it can unfold into a queen size bed for two.

Couch and upholstered chairs seat five. Great place to watch the game or a movie. Have more people? Drag in extra chairs from the kitchen and dining room.

Tucked in the corner sits a antique victorian foot tub. Many have never seen one of these. They were used in the late 1800’s as a ladies foot bath. The forerunner of the modern pedicure? We declined to hook up the plumbing and instead filled it with assorted throws and covers. The quilts were made by my girlfriend’s grandmother. Take one to the couch for an afternoon nap.

Private garden off master bedroom

The master bedroom has an ensuite bath and two closets. One a walk in closet. Two sinks in bathroom separated by tall cabinetry allow two to use the bathroom at once. Master shower has extra controls and pressure adjustments. The French doors off the master bedroom open onto a small private deck enhanced by a unique collection of Florida plants. Ever see the 8” blossom of a dutchman’s pipe vine? Good place for a cup of coffee in the morning.

Convenient laundry room

This home has a full laundry room with cabinets. Extra counter space, too.

Tropical flowers thrive in the garden

Ground orchids in purple and yellow thrive in the front yard as well as pink tea roses. Not a big backyard, but big enough for a love seat and chairs and coffee table. Six foot fence covered with fragrant jasmine vine gives extra privacy. The gurgling fountain drowns out city noises. And the backyard is easily accessed from the family room.

In the heart of Old Northeast

For a bungalow, this one is big, but on the outside it retains the charming cottage look. Great location. It is a nice walk to town. Stroll through a neighborhood of craftsman and Mediterranean homes or walk along the waterfront path leading to town.

Impeccably furnished in our signature whimsical style this large three bedroom is a delightful place to stay. Nice safe residential area and close to town . . . a winning combination.

The Winnie Belle Home Rental

30-day rental
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Rental for
1-6 months

Perfect vacation package for a short term rental. Fully furnished home.

Add 13% to this price for sales/tourist tax:

May-Nov: $175 night
Dec-April: $250 night

Rental for
6 plus months

Stay for six months plus one day or more and
pay no sales or tourist tax. Save 13%!!

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Yearly Rental
or Second Home

Thinking about buying a second home in St. Pete? Rent from us instead. Our year ‘round rentals include all maintenance and utilities for worry-free living. Twice monthly maid service. Gardener.

Keep your clothing here. Keep a car in the garage. Come when you like. It is your home.


Discounted rate for a
full year!
No seasonal increases!

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