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Sarasota's Only Retro Vacation Experience! Pool and Hot Tub!

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Beautiful sunny and warm Sarasota...your home away from home!

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Halfmoon South is Sarasota's ONLY true retro vacation rental!

Located in sunny Sarasota, Florida... only minutes from endless shopping, and Siesta Key's world renowned beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.

Go back to a better time! Relive the 50's and 60's at Halfmoon South, a truly unique vacation experience. The moment you enter Halfmoon South, you will be amazed at the attention to detail throughout. From the furniture and decorations to the cupboards full of authentic retro dinnerware and glassware, it IS a one of a kind getaway!

Halfmoon South is also close to so many things the wonderful city of Sarasota, Florida has to offer. A seemingly endless choice of restaurants, shopping, and activities await. Sarasota is known for its rich culture in the arts and the arts and crafts of many local artisans.

From Halfmoon South, it is an easy drive to Busch Gardens, Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios and all of the other Orlando and Kissimme attractions without being in the hustle and bustle of it all.


'It was like going back in time. Like the vacations my family took in the 50's and 60's when I was a kid.'
Ryan Daley, British Columbia, Canada

'The attention to detail is unbelievable! It was like living in a 50's museum for my vacation!'
Shari Granger, New York, NY

'Highly recommended. The pictures don't do it justice, and the location is perfect!' John Williams , London

'We had a ball! Very comfortable, We shared the experience ( and cost) with another couple and we had the best time ever!'
Mr & Mrs JB Bulloch, Toronto

'Spectacular! The collection of retro artifacts that make up Halfmoon South is amazing!'
Tracy Belanget, Chicago Il


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1475 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    There is a pool in the backyard. Doors from the house to the lenai lock as well as the lenai doors to the pool for added safety....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets must have updated vaccinations and be on monthly flea control...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Cabana with pool toys and stereo, bar, private fenced backyard.

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Within North America...moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    as well as a blender, electric fry pan, juicer and slow cooker crock pot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    fully stocked...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    undercounter...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Nice and bright well laid out kitchen. Double sink. Lots of counter space...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    two one in the kitchen and a second one in the lenai...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove and oven- full size...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Nov 15 - Apr 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$300
$1,450 $2,999
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to chance before confirmation of reservation. Please contact for variable pet fees. Damage deposit is generally $500, but may be subject to more depending on situation.

*everyone's situation is a little different and additional fees are variable and VRBO website will not allow us to input these variables so please contact us for a complete quote.

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Only minutes from endless shopping, and Siesta Key's world renowned beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Easy drive to Busch Gardens, Disney, Universal, Seaworld and all other Orlando /Kissimmee attractions without being right in the hustle and bustle of it all.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: This is our family property which we lovingly remodeled after the purchase and made it a fun place in the sun!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Beautiful sunny and warm Sarasota...your home away from home!

    Beautiful sunny and warm Sarasota...your home away from home!

  • Step back in time with Halfmoon South's retro decor

    Step back in time with Halfmoon South's retro decor

  • Private fully fenced backyard with large pool, hot tub and cabana!

    Private fully fenced backyard with large pool, hot tub and cabana!

  • The retro decor follows right into the kitchen, but with all the ammenities!

    The retro decor follows right into the kitchen, but with all the ammenities!

VRBO #212626

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Date last modified - Thursday, February 26, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    9
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/24/2015
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(705) 657-7455 (Ontario, USA)

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