The SpacePRIVACY, QUALITY and VALUE for the holiday or business traveler. Reserve today! 5 minutes by car to DTSP. Downtown St. Pete.
Thanks to our many satisfied guests, we are consistently rated in TOP 5% of 1000+ listings in the Tampa Bay area! Yay! Super Host Award Winner. We sell out quickly. Reserve today.
FREE: Secure WI-FI, safe Parking, Laundry, Tea and Coffee.
THANK YOU satisfied prior guests for our SUPERIOR REVIEWS & REFERENCES! Thanks for booking again for your 2nd and 3rd visit. Our guests come every year. That's a complement!
EASY 24-Hour Self-check-in at your convenience. See more info below.
PRICED COMPETITIVELY! From Only $64 plus tax. Location and quality of house means I could charge more -- but I want your business!
SUITABLE FOR ONE PERSON OR A COUPLE.
Just steps from the Tampa Bay waterfront, 5 minutes by car or 2 mile beautiful waterfront walk to exciting downtown St. Petersburg cafes, restaurants, shopping, Dali Museum, music and clubs.
20 Minutes drive to #1 beaches. 20 minutes drive to Tampa International Airport (non rush hour).
Bright and Sunny Private Master Bedroom with NEW Queen-sized bed and half bath. Your Large Master Bedroom = 12' x 13' (156 sq. ft.) in 1200 sq. ft. home. Freshly cleaned carpets!
YOU'LL ENJOY the convenience of your PRIVATE half-bath with toilet & sink. Guests and host SHARE use of Full Bath tub and shower. Share use of living areas, complete kitchen and laundry. Comfortable, Private, Clean and Quiet. Relax in the house and enjoy private large, master bedroom with new queen-size mattress, WI-Fi.
IMPORTANT: See our #1 HOUSE RULE below. Alcohol-free home. Party all you desire in 'da burg, AKA St. Petersburg. My home is alcohol-free.
WHY STAY at the SPARKLING HEART of Coffee Pot Bayou? Good Price! GOOD REVIEWS! Clean and clutter-free home. No pets. Secure WI-FI Fresh, clean linens, pillows and towels. Freshly cleaned carpets.
Enjoy personal coffee set-up. Free toiletries. SHARE use of use of house, kitchen and laundry. In your master bedroom, enjoy a large cedar closet and 6-drawer dresser to store your belongings for longer stays. Safe, lighted parking.
We respect your PRIVACY. Come and go as you please. See our reviews and references.
EASY LIVING. Just steps from waterfront multi-million dollar homes in our desirable Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood named "Best in Florida" by "This Old House" TV show. The 'Burg' also made the New York Times' 2014 list of 52 places you should go. Rated #1 Mid- Sized City Arts Destination for 3rd Year!
SPARKLING HEART is walking distance - 2 miles-or a short drive by car to all the action! BUS Transportation is easy too. Bus Route #4 stop at end of street. Bus service every 30 minutes weekdays. Affordable Beach Trolley from downtown St. Pete to beaches.
ENJOY A COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT HOME BASE AND YOUR FAVORITE ACTIVITIES: Walk to Trader Joes and Fresh Market gourmet food store & deli 1/2 block away! Grocery stores, health food store with deli, and breakfast restaurants - an easy walk. Enjoy a popular waterfront walk to shopping, downtown nightlife, bars, cafes, restaurants and art district including including Dali Museum, Chihuly Art Glass Museum and local galleries, Arts Festivals, Music Festivals...
FOODIE? Fresh Market (on the corner) offers a tempting selection of gourmet food, desserts, produce - and deli. Easy walk to Gourmet Restaurants, Health Food Stores, Trader Joe's, Yogurtology and Home-made Ice Cream. Flagship new Publix grocery store 7 blocks away. Enjoy live music and fresh food at the Saturday Morning Farmers' Market 5 minutes by car or 2 mile waterfront walk.
BUSINESS FRIENDLY Secure WI-FI in home, Office Depot 7 blocks away. 5 minutes from downtown St. Pete, 25 minutes to Tampa. Easy Airport access. University of South Florida: 5 minutes by car/30 minutes walk. Eckerd College: 20 minutes by car. 3 Hospitals within 5 minutes. St. Anthony's, All Childrens' and Bayfront Hospital.
ART LOVER? Dali Museum, Chihuly Art Glass Museum and local galleries- a beautiful 2 mile waterfront walk or 5 minutes by car. We're awarded Mid-sized City Arts Destination - again! Sparkling Heart is walking distance/5 minute drive from all the Arts events and galleries.
MUSIC FAN? Easy waterfront walk to outdoor park music festivals and concerts. Hot bars and club venues nearby. Enjoy live music and fresh food at nearby Saturday Morning Farmers' Market.
SHOPPING?! Oh Yeah! Ellenton Outlet Mall, International Mall an easy 35 minute drive. Top brands. Boutiques & unique art wear around the corner.
VACATION HOT SPOTS Easy 30-minute access to Tampa, Busch Gardens, Florida's best sugar-sand Beaches, Ybor City, Only 50 minutes to Sarasota and only 90 minutes to Orlando.
LOVE NATURE? See manatees, dolphins & Rosy Spoonbills daily-just steps from home. Enjoy #1 USA Beach Ft. Desoto or sugar sand Treasure Island and St. Pete Beach - an easy 25 minute drive.
ATHLETE or SPORTS FAN?
Easy access to Tampa Bay Buccaneers games, Tampa Bay Rays, Gran Prix Auto Racing, Triathlons and more. Sparkling Heart is a favorite, convenient pre-race home-base for triathletes! Rest up and train along Tampa Bay (end of street.). PLEASE NOTE: To watch your team on television -- Sports Bars are right around corner. This home has No TV. NO Cable. YES WI-FI.
Swim with Olympians at nearby North Shore pool and run on our 1/2 million-dollar waterfront trail. Enjoy hot, stand-up paddle or aerial yoga - right around the corner.
MEET ME -- Listen to Interview with Mary on NPR National Public Radio’s Studio 360 (5 minutes total. Mary sings the last 2 minutes) search for Lee Ann Womack Studio 360 October 2013.
IMPORTANT: CHECK IN TIME-- I offer convenient 24-hour self check in with a key code box. I will provide you with key code for easy self check in.
Usual check in time is 5 p.m. For an alternate time, PLEASE make arrangements with me In Advance. I work other jobs and in order to prepare your room for your arrival, I need to CONFIRM your expected check-in time. Communication for check-in later than 8 pm is REQUIRED.
Note re: Guests enjoy sharing full use of the home. I live in the home. This is my home. Guests share the living rooms, kitchen, full bath with myself, the homeowner.
Important: re sharing the home's living rooms. I work as a voice coach. On occasion, I teach students in the home. We use the front living room and music room with piano. I do not teach in the home every day. Coaching sessions may occur from 3-5 p.m. on a weekday. Use of living room may be limited during a 1 hour lesson. You will be given advance notice of any scheduled lesson during your reservation period. Thank you for your understanding.
IMPORTANT: OUR #1 HOUSE RULE for ALL guests, Non negotiable. No drug or alcohol use or storage in the home. Thanks!
FREE: WI-FI, PARKING, LAUNDRY, COFFEE/TEA.
PLEASE SEE OUR REVIEWS AND REFERENCES! Being consistently rated in St. Pete's TOP 20 means we sell out. Reserve today. Guest AccessFull use of home, kitchen, deck and free laundry. Free coffee. Guest room with queen-size bed has attached private 1/2 bath with toilet and sink. Guests and host share full bath with shower & tub. Free on street parking. Make yourself at home. Please note: No TV. No Cable.
PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS. Interaction with GuestsI respect your PRIVACY. Come and go as you please, I'm not your mama. See our reviews and references.
I"m busy! You'll often have the house to yourself. I'm happy to share my home with you. I live in this home. You are renting a room and you may use the entire home. Make yourself at home and feel comfortable enjoying your vacation.
When I say "I'm not your Mama," I mean it. I'll stay out of your business; because I have my own to attend to. This equals privacy and convenience for you. Easy, stress-free living. The NeighborhoodJust steps from the Tampa Bay waterfront, 5 minutes by car or 2 mile beautiful waterfront walk to exciting downtown St. Petersburg cafes, restaurants, shopping, Dali Museum, music and clubs.
20 Minutes drive to #1 beaches. 20 minutes drive to Tampa International Airport.
EASY LIVING. Just steps from waterfront multi-million dollar homes in our desirable Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood named "Best in Florida" by "This Old House" TV show. The 'Burg' also made the New York Times' 2014 list of 52 places you should go Rated #1 Mid- Sized City Arts Destination for 3rd Year! I love DTSP, my hometown. Getting AroundSPARKLING HEART is 2 miles to downtown St. Pete. An easy 5 minutes by car or enjoy a beautiful waterfront walk along the Bayou and Tampa Bay. City bus transportation is easy too. Route #4 bus stop is @ corner: 30th Avenue North and 4th St. North. Bus service every 30 minutes weekdays. Affordable Beach Trolley from downtown St. Pete to beaches.
The closest Gulf of Mexico beaches are Treasure Island - 25 minutes by car. My home and Downtown St. Pete are on Bay side or East Side. Gulf Beaches are on West Side of town. Please see a map.
Walk or drive to Dali Museum and downtown St. Pete aka DTSP or "da burg." Enjoy a popular running and cycling path as you stroll past multi-million dollar waterfront homes along beautiful Coffee Pot Bayou and Tampa Bay. Other Things to NoteReserve today - we sell out. It is the "little things" that make a Super Host and a good value. 5 Star Rating.
NOTE: No TV. No Cable. Yes WI-FI.
Please read my guests' reviews 95% of guests Love Sparkling Heart!
I wash and change the mattress pad after every guest.
YAY! Freshly steam cleaned carpets. The house is free from clutter. No pets. Sparkling Heart is conveniently located, value priced, comfortable and clean.