Saint Petersburg

Spotlight: Downtown Waterfront

St. Petersburg Skyline

St Petersburg Skyline
St. Pete Skyline

St. Petersburg has been listed on Livability.com’s “Top 100 Most Livable Cities in America” for 2014! It has been named one of America’s most livable communities, much thanks to its parks and recreational amenities, a focus on the arts community, a vibrant downtown and active neighborhood associations. It is also known for its world-famed, nearby beaches and a blessed climate where the sun shines some 360 days each year.

Pinellas Largest City

St. Petersburg’s 260,999 residents (2016) live in more than 100 communities. To say there is something for everyone in St. Pete is not an exaggeration. You could choose a Craftsman-style bungalow in friendly Historic Kenwood or a Mediterranean villa estate on Snell Isle. Find a restored Colonial Revival along the tree-shaded streets of Old Northeast, or a more contemporary home along the famed “Pink Streets” of Pinellas Point, a luxury high-rise condo overlooking the downtown waterfront, or a rehabbed 1920s Tudor in charming Crescent Lake.

A Vibrant City Center

Downtown is a magnet to residents and visitors alike, with its phenomenal shopping and dining offerings, art galleries, antique shops and cultural and recreational facilities, including the Museum of Fine Arts.

Endless To Do List

Tropicana Field - Home to Tampa Bay Rays MLB team
Tropicana Field – Home to Tampa Bay Rays MLB team

St. Pete residents tend to be quite active in their own communities, but have plenty of reason to get out and about. Saturday morning at the outdoor market is a popular spot, in fact one of the nation’s largest of its kind. You may choose a night out on the town with live theater and find dining or maybe an afternoon with a glimpse of rare wildlife at Boyd Hill Nature Park. You can spend an afternoon with the kids at Great Explorations, an interactive museum, maybe followed by an evening of theater at American Stage, the Bay area’s oldest professional theater company. You can enjoy a stroll through a waterfront art festival or maybe attend a Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball game at Tropicana Field nearby.

No where else

Salvador Dali Masterpiece
Salvador Dali Masterpiece The Hallucinogenic Toreador

St. Pete folks are especially proud of The Salvador Dali Museum, the world’s largest collection of Dali Art outside of Spain. Visible from downtown is the beautiful Sunshine Skyway Bridge, at 4.1 miles long and 19 stories high, the largest cable suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere.

Green Space

St. Pete is also one of Florida’s greenest cities with 2,300 acres of public land dedicated to parks and recreation areas across 137 city parks. Jewels include historic the Weedon Island Preserve, with a canoe trail taking you through a tunnel of native mangroves, and a portion of the Pinellas Trail.

“What strikes me about our town is that in spite of lots of new construction, condos, office buildings, even a professional baseball stadium, St. Pete still feels like a small town. And with its many old buildings still preserved its evident the city has a rich history and didn’t just spring up in the last few years. Finally, I love the way our downtown waterfront has been preserved as it for the most part it is open and free for everyone to enjoy.”–Pat Mason, 40-year resident.

Factoids:

Population: 244,769 according to the 2010 U.S. Census
Land Area: 60.9 Sq. Miles

Points of Interest:

Museum of Fine Arts, Saturday morning market, Boyd Hill Nature Park, American Stage, St. Petersburg Pier, Great Explorations, Tampa Bay Rays, The Salvador Dali Museum, Sunshine Skyway Bridge

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$8,000,000
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7
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12
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9,093
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5030 Sunrise Drive S
St Petersburg, FL 33705
BAYOU BONITA PARK Subdivision
$7,000,000
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3
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4
TOTAL BATHS
5,330
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180 Beach Drive NE #2600
St Petersburg, FL 33701
OVATION CONDOMINIUM Subdivision
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$6,500,000
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2.96
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6090 Central Avenue
St Petersburg, FL 33707
MOORES REP Subdivision
$6,500,000
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4
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6
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6,330
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129 Bay Point Drive NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
BAY POINT-SNELL ISLE LOT 14 ,RIP RIGHTS Subdivision
$5,999,000
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5
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5
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5,745
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2044 Brightwaters Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
SNELL ISLE BRIGHTWATERS UNIT D-BLOCK 1 Subdivision
$5,895,000
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753
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St Petersburg, FL 33702
 
$5,600,000
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5
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8
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7,828
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1918 Brightwaters Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
SNELL ISLE BRIGHTWATERS UNIT C Subdivision
$4,999,000
Multi-Family For Sale
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7,269
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2785 S Bayside Drive S
St Petersburg, FL 33705
LING-A-MOR ADD Subdivision
$4,025,000
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5
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7
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7,029
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851 Brightwaters Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
SNELL ISLE BRIGHTWATERS SEC 1 REP Subdivision
$3,975,000
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6
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6
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5,152
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15 Bayfront Court S
St Petersburg, FL 33711
MARINA BAY Subdivision
$3,800,000
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3
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5
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4,177
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175 1st Street S #3405
St Petersburg, FL 33701
SIGNATURE PLACE CONDO Subdivision
$3,499,900
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5
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5
TOTAL BATHS
4,010
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2010 Carolina Circle NE
St Petersburg, FL 33703
VENETIAN ISLES Subdivision
$3,350,000
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4
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4
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5,479
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170 Brightwaters Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
SNELL ISLE BRIGHTWATERS SEC 1 REP Subdivision
$3,295,000
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4
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
6,585
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5238 62nd Avenue S
St Petersburg, FL 33715
BAYWAY ISLES UNIT 2 REP Subdivision
$3,250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
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5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,941
SQFT
2027 Brightwaters Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
SNELL ISLE BRIGHTWATERS UNIT D-BLOCK 1 Subdivision
$3,195,000
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0.64
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PINELLAS, FL
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1105 Brightwaters Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33704
SNELL ISLE BRIGHTWATERS SEC 2 Subdivision
$2,950,000
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5
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5
TOTAL BATHS
5,573
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1849 Bayou Grande Boulevard NE
St Petersburg, FL 33703
SHORE ACRES EDGEWATER SEC Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$2,949,000
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5
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6
TOTAL BATHS
6,288
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2006 Carolina Circle NE
St Petersburg, FL 33703
VENETIAN ISLES UNIT 8 Subdivision
$2,895,000
Single Family Home For Sale
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5
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
4,919
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1803 Beach Drive SE
St Petersburg, FL 33705
BAYBORO Subdivision