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Storybook Cottage in a Dream Location - Near Siesta & More

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Guest cottage is straight out of a fairy tale. All that's missing are the bears.

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Vamo cottage description

Rent my one-bedroom, one-bath completely furnished guest cottage and feel instantly at home. Enjoy waking up to the sounds of tropical birds. Read the Sunday paper over a cup of coffee or tea in the sunny private courtyard. Take a morning walk down to the water and watch the fish jump.

The 750 square foot cottage is perfect for the single traveler or snowbird couple. There are no stairs to climb or elevators to take. Park your car(s) in the private guest drive or leave your car behind and take advantage of the convenient bus stop just a short walk away.

This is a completely non-smoking property. Smoking inside or out is NOT allowed.


Lots of things available for use: beach chairs, beach umbrella, gas grill, charcoal grill, pool floats, lawn furniture, beach towels, coolers. If there's something special you need, just ask your neighbor (Me!) and I'll see what I can do.

I'm in the customer service / dream vacation business, so I've tried to think of all the little things that will make you want to come back to stay year after year after year.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Super comfortable bed, Mexican tile floors and windows overlooking wooded back yard. ( Alarm clock radio.)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Second shower outside is great for rinsing off beach sand....moreless

              • Bathroom is a bit cozy but cheery and super clean. There's a shower, but no bathtub. There's also a hot and cold shower by the pool, for rinsing off after a day at the beach or active day of kayaking. Large, walk-in closet off the bathroom provides lots of storage space for clothes and such. Additional storage is available in the separate guest laundry near the cottage's front door....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Absolutely no smoking of any kind allowed anywhere on property. Not even outside. Owner is an animal lover so certain pets may be welcome. Children discouraged due to swimming pool hazard and proximity to roads. Free wireless internet and local and US long-distance calls....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Tall, well-stocked bookshelf....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Need a movie? Ask to see the owner's collection of DVD's or rent from a nearby drugstore....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    More channels than you can count, including Showtime and Cinemax....moreless

                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • DVR

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Rustic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Reefs
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Museums
                  • Playground

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseshoes
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                      • Near The Ocean

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining:

                            Can also dine outside by pool or in private courtyard....moreless

                          • Seating for 2 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Free Local Calls
                              • Free Long Distance
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Activities Guide
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Shampoo
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Parking
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Telephone:

                                Option to share house phone with owner....moreless

                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Wall units in living room and bedroom....moreless

                              • Parking Off Street:

                                Guest cottage has its own driveway....moreless

                              • Heating:

                                Space heaters available....moreless

                              • Washing Machine:

                                Free and exclusively for guest use....moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                Free and exclusively for guest use....moreless

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Stove
                                  • 4 Ring Stove
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Oven
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Stove:

                                    Apartment-sized four-burner stove....moreless

                                  • Dishes & Utensils
                                  • Pantry Items
                                  • Kitchen:

                                    Fully stocked with dishes, utensils, toaster, microwave, teapot, etc....moreless

                                  • Refrigerator:

                                    Full-size refrigerator/freezer....moreless

                                  Outside

                                  • Beach Chairs
                                  • Beach Towels
                                  • Large Cooler
                                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                  • Walkway To Water
                                  • Yard
                                  • Outdoor Furniture
                                  • Porch Furniture
                                  • Deck / Patio:

                                    Enclosed courtyard off of guest cottage. Caged pool area....moreless

                                  • Lawn / Garden:

                                    Backyard for playing corn toss or soaking up sun....moreless

                                  • Outdoor Grill:

                                    Gas grill by pool. Small charcoal grill also available....moreless

                                  Pool / Spa

                                  • Private Pool:

                                    Saltwater pool (unheated). Y with heated pool is just five minutes by car....moreless

                                  • Outdoor Pool
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Summer
                                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $600 $1,300
                                  Pre-Season
                                  Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $600 $1,300
                                  Snowbirds 2015
                                  Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                                  28 night min stay

                                  $700 $1,600
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $600 $1,300
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Tax Rate 12%

                                  Notes:

                                  If you're interested, please contact me for a price quote. My rates are sometimes negotiable. Monthly stays preferred, shorter and longer stays considered. Friendly, well-behaved pets welcome with prior approval. Wireless internet and local and long-distance calls are free of charge. Feel free to call with your questions.


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 08/11/2014
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                                  22 Today
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                                  Location

                                  14 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  5 min to US Hwy 41 S and 15 to I-75
                                  5 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  10 min to Siesta Key, Crescent Beach, Turtle Beach
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  5 min to Sarasota Square Mall, bars and more
                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  minutes from several great dining choices

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  I love my neighborhood of 1920's Spanish homes and know you will too! Spend a month, more or less in my much-loved guest cottage in the trees and enjoy all the area has to offer.

                                  Bring your kayaks or jet ski and launch from the community boat ramp at the end of the canopy street. Bring bikes and travel the quiet streets surrounding your home away from home. Bring your tennis racquets and challenge me to a match at the nearby public tennis courts. Enjoy swimming in the private saltwater pool, grilling out and soaking in the Old Florida lifestyle.

                                  My fairytale guest cottage is just minutes from Sarasota Square Shopping Mall, Target, Walmart and several dining choices. Best of all, you'll be just 10 minutes from Siesta Key...15 from the public beach parking lot if you drive slowly...wonderfully.close to all the tourist hot spots, yet far enough away to avoid the tourist noise and traffic,

                                  The cottage is far enough from the main house to provide maximum privacy, yet close enough to provide you with a great neighbor willing to act as your on-site concierge, recommending places to go and things to see. If you love to garden, you can dig and plant in the large yard. Let this girl from small-town Iowa share her piece of Florida paradise with you.

                                  NOTE: THIS IS A COMPLETELY NON-SMOKING PROPERTY. NO SMOKING INSIDE OR OUT, BY RENTERS OR THEIR GUESTS.

                                   

                                  Owner info


                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • Guest cottage is straight out of a fairy tale. All that's missing are the bears.

                                    Guest cottage is straight out of a fairy tale. All that's missing are the bears.

                                  • Gate leads to guest house laundry room. Screen door on cottage lets breeze in.

                                    Gate leads to guest house laundry room. Screen door on cottage lets breeze in.

                                  • Side view of property. The cottage is to the left. An arched gate leads to pool.

                                    Side view of property. The cottage is to the left. An arched gate leads to pool.

                                  • Kayak to Siesta Key or Spanish Point. Fish or just sit and watch the fish jump.

                                    Kayak to Siesta Key or Spanish Point. Fish or just sit and watch the fish jump.

                                  • Stay on a landmark street of great 1920's homes just minutes from everything.

                                    Stay on a landmark street of great 1920's homes just minutes from everything.

                                  • There's no tub, but there's a pool out back for relaxing. Big closet off bath.

                                    There's no tub, but there's a pool out back for relaxing. Big closet off bath.

                                  • A small shaded community fishing dock is just a few blocks away.

                                    A small shaded community fishing dock is just a few blocks away.

                                  • You'll  love staying just blocks from Little Sarasota Bay and the Intercoastal.

                                    You'll love staying just blocks from Little Sarasota Bay and the Intercoastal.

                                  • Stroll down to the water to catch a sunset like this one.

                                    Stroll down to the water to catch a sunset like this one.

                                  • The bedroom has a queen bed, nightstands and dresser.

                                    The bedroom has a queen bed, nightstands and dresser.

                                  • You'll feel instantly at home in this living room.

                                    You'll feel instantly at home in this living room.

                                  • The guest cottage has its own private, fenced courtyard.

                                    The guest cottage has its own private, fenced courtyard.

                                  • Stay just 15 minutes from the public beach parking lot. (That's driving slowly.)

                                    Stay just 15 minutes from the public beach parking lot. (That's driving slowly.)

                                  • Your 750 sq ft home away from home, hidden in the trees. Great for long stays.

                                    Your 750 sq ft home away from home, hidden in the trees. Great for long stays.

                                  • Launch your kayak, jet ski or small boat from the ramp down the street.

                                    Launch your kayak, jet ski or small boat from the ramp down the street.

                                  • There's a table for two in the kitchen, big fridge and Mexican tile floors.

                                    There's a table for two in the kitchen, big fridge and Mexican tile floors.

                                  • Private drive with space for two cars. Bring your small boat & launch nearby.

                                    Private drive with space for two cars. Bring your small boat & launch nearby.

                                  • Guest cottage is surrounded by trees and plants. Great place for bird lovers.

                                    Guest cottage is surrounded by trees and plants. Great place for bird lovers.

                                  • Kayak or fish from the end of the street or walk a few blocks to this dock.

                                    Kayak or fish from the end of the street or walk a few blocks to this dock.

                                  • Enjoy full use of this ultra-private saltwater pool. (Pool isn't heated.)

                                    Enjoy full use of this ultra-private saltwater pool. (Pool isn't heated.)

                                  • Secluded, yet minutes from everything.

                                    Secluded, yet minutes from everything.

                                  • French doors off the living room lead to a private courtyard. Couches recline.

                                    French doors off the living room lead to a private courtyard. Couches recline.

                                  • The kitchen is bright, sunny and stocked with dishes and such.

                                    The kitchen is bright, sunny and stocked with dishes and such.

                                  • Cook up a great meal in the cottage kitchen. Dine inside or out.

                                    Cook up a great meal in the cottage kitchen. Dine inside or out.

                                  $600 - $700 per week (USD)
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                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 2

                                  View calendar: Updated 08/11/14
                                  Minimum stay: 7-28 nights
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