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Lake Maggiore Bed & Breakfast


Property Details

Updated: Sep 24, 2016
House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 12 Sleeps

This beautiful Mediteranean duplex was built in 1925, and is about 4,000sf. The huge livingroom is decorated with African artifacts and has 3 sleep sofas. The separate dining room has eleven chairs, and is decorated with items from Latin and South America. One bedroom has a king size bed, the second has 2 full sized beds, and the third has 2 twin beds. I live in a cottage at the rear of the rental.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I retired from the federal government in Washington, D.C., where I worked as a librarian. I moved to Florida in 2004, and I'm very happy to be here!

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Speaks: english, french, Swahili

6 Reviews

based on 6 traveler reviews


Perfect size for large group

  • 4 of 5

For a house that can sleep 12--the price was right!! Gwen was easy to get in contact with and promptly responded to inquiries.

Warning-the house is not in the greatest area - but if you're renting a house this size-there are probably tons of you traveling!

The "rules" seem a bit much but it's not a hotel and there isn't a maid - so don't leave dishes etc.

The shower in the King room had no lights and it was dark green tile-so unless you wanna shower in the dark-don't shower at night.

There isn't a bathroom that's not in a bedroom so while it's great that there are 3 pullout couches-those people have to go through someone else's room.

Loved that there was plenty of seating for everyone to eat dinner together.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great location, plenty of space

  • 4 of 5

Our party of four enjoyed the space in this house. It was great that each bedroom had its own bathroom. We were visiting St. Pete for baseball games at Tropicana Field and it was a handy location to the ballpark. Also convenient to the city center and beaches. When the wifi did not work, Gwen got it fixed right away. Check in and check out were made easy!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

Gwen was a great host and the house was perfect for our needs. The house has a ton of character and everyone staying there loved it.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint with much character

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay we loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a St Petersburg wedding. It was very clean, and the perfect place for my husband , myself & our 3 adult kids. We had a great time, it was very comfortable and so roomy. We enjoyed our stay very much and recommend it to anyone needing to stay in St. Pete's! 5 stars!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A unique, fun, beautiful, and comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

Easy access to St Pete and the Gulf Beaches. The accommodations were immaculate. The kitchen was fully stocked. The owner was flexible and always available to answer questions and provide assistance. There was ample room for everyone to sleep comfortably. Will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

It was built in 1925, and has a very unique Mediterranean architectural style.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tampa International at 14 Miles Nearest Barpub : Ferg's at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Twin Brooks at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Tampa, FL at 14 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Chattaway's at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : St Pete Beach at 5 Miles Car: recommended

1. One and a half blocks from Lake Maggiore, the largest lake in St. Petersburg

2. Across the lake from Boyd Hill Nature Center

3. Minutes from beaches, including Fort DeSoto Park

3. Minutes from golf courses

4. Minutes from Tropicana Field

5. Minutes from tennis courts


Rental rates

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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 6.0%

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Weekly Rate: $875 - $875

Monthly Rate: $875 - $875

2 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Updated: Sep 24, 2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Romantic


  • Dining Area


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • In the front is a courtyard with a pond. In the back there is a botanical garden with exotic plants, fruit trees, and a fountain. There is a library with non-fiction books, dvds, and videos on the premises.

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