A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - St Petersburg, Florida

2016 / Episode 29 on 4 February 2016

Episode 29

Alex and Jacqui MacPherson from Eastbourne are planning on heading to warmer climes to enjoy their retirement and are looking for a home in the Tampa area of Florida to escape the winter months. Armed with their budget of £80,000, Ben Hillman shows them five properties, but will any of them have them reaching for their chequebooks?
Property 1: One bed apartment in St Petersburg

Property 1:

One bed apartment in St Petersburg

Located right on the waterfront, this one bed condo in the Waterside at Coquina Key development has a large living area, fully fitted kitchen, shower room and a private balcony. The development has well-maintained communal gardens, fitness centre and swimming pool. Priced at $112,900, the agents are Century 21 Suncoast Realty.

Property 2: Two bed condo in Town Shores of Gulfport

Property 2:

Two bed condo in Town Shores of Gulfport

On a development catering for residents aged over 55, this two bed condo comes with top of the range appliances and all new plumbing. The master bedroom has two huge wardrobes, one walk-in. The ground floor condo also has a carport and residents can use all the development’s resources including waterside pools and gardens. On the market with Century 21 Suncoast Realty for $134,500.

Proeprty 3: One bed condo in St Petersburg

Proeprty 3:

One bed condo in St Petersburg

For $79,900 you can buy a one bed, one bath condo on the waterfront with views over the bay. There’s a large lounge/diner, fully fitted kitchen and bathroom with a tub. This second floor unit is on a resort that caters for residents aged 55+, and is set in well-maintained grounds. It has allocated parking and an outside covered deck with grill area. The agents are Movoto.

Property 4:

One bed condo in Waterside at Coquina Key

Second floor one bed apartment in a gated community close to the city of St Petersburg. The living and dining rooms are separate and the kitchen is fully fitted. There’s a covered deck area from which to enjoy the waterfront views. Yours for $129,900, it’s being marketed by Century 21 Suncoast Realty.

Property 5: Two bed apartment in Cove Bay Village

Property 5:

Two bed apartment in Cove Bay Village

With two new bathrooms and a new kitchen, this apartment has two good sized bedrooms, open plan living accommodation and even a private boat ramp. There’s a screened porch and storage room and stunning waterside views. The community has communal gardens, pool and spa as well as a fishing pier. The asking price is $122,800 and the agents are Engel and Volkers.