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Historic Home

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Last updated: 10/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stay in this unique property, owned by Alfred Ringling of Ringling circus family, built in 1918, and retaining original features incorporated with sympathetic upgrades, magnificent ceilings, in what was referred to as the ballroom, with a balcony running around the room, heart of pine floors, throughout, large porch/sun room, library/ entertainment room, dining room, large kitchen, 2 suites on the ground floor, all with private bath.

This house is located close to the Ringling museum, the Crosly mansion, Asolo Theatre, New College, USF. and close to Ringling College of Art. The beaches are twenty minutes away and downtown Sarasota is only ten minutes away! AN IDEAL LOCATION!! The house has its own pool.The physical address is 7715 Westmoreland Dr. Sarasota fl.34243. Larger parties, friends and families, may be interested to know that the Chauffeur's Cottage located on the property is also available on VRBO, the ID# is 332087 and sleeps 2-4. The property directly opposite is also available on VRBO ID# 263606 and can accommodate 8 people. Although we have accommodated small weddings, we are not able to host large events, due to parking and noise considerations. This house is in a residential neighborhood.

If you would like to see more pictures of this property please log onto Homeaway, the ID# is186952

Keywords: Period Home.


Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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from 44 traveler reviews
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  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • cleaning $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

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Last updated: 10/13/2015
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Nearest Beach

The physical address is 7715 Westmoreland Dr. Sarasota 34243. The street is on the bay. We are ideally located and have USF, Ringling museum, The Crosley mansion and Asolo theatre close by. Coming for a wedding or special family event ? We have three properties, next to each other. The beaches are twenty mins. away, downtown ten mins. We are well placed for Sarasota airport,also access to route 41 and I75.


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VRBO #174030

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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