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Spot manatees, manta rays or dolphins! This spacious, twelve step walk-up corner condo is on a beautiful lagoon just a block from quiet Turtle Beach. Walk two minutes to two fine dining waterfront restaurants or the local pub. Whether you are 5 or 55, we will make every effort to ensure that your stay is wonderful. Guests have been returning for 5 years. :)
The fully equipped eat-in kitchen includes microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, espresso machine, coffee grinder, teakettle, toaster, blender, crockpot and ice maker with pass through to dining area. Just a few steps lead to the covered parking, lovely pool with chairs/loungers and bar table seating four, and private boat dock in this small, six unit condo on the private end of Siesta Key. Turtle Beach public boat dock is across the lagoon.
The charming Tiki-style balcony beckons you to enjoy tropical breezes as you grill and watch the world go by. Absolutely no smoking; no pets.
Golfing Amenities: Within a fifteen mile drive, several courses of varying prices are located, including the famous city owned Bobby Jones Golf Club. Tim is a knowledgeable, sometimes available partner! :)
Guest Book Comments: Please see reviews for 2013 five star comment. :) July 2011 Wish we could have stayed longer. Rebecca & Family.April 2011: 'Had a great time, don't want to go. Hopefully we can schedule a return visit. Left rods, reels and bait bucket for next guests!' H. Family; April 2011 'Thanks for sharing your tidy condo--wish we could have stayed longer.' Sandra & Brian; March 2011 'We were very comfortable. We are always sad leaving S. Key. It is SO beautiful here!' B. Family; March 2011 'Weather was perfect and spent much time at beach or discovering much of Sarasota. Welcoming flowers lasted almost two weeks.' Ray and Steve; Jan-Feb., 2011 'Once again we've had a wonderful time at Cozy. We hope to return next year (5 Years running).' Martha & Tom; Aug. 2010 'Everything you wrote about the place came true! We'd love to come back.' Rich and friends; July 2010 'What a lovely home to share with us on our 20th wedding anniversary. If we needed something it was here, down to the bike pump. Will definitely be back. Rod and Rhonda
More Guest Book Comments: June 2010 'We thank you for sharing your beautiful place. We were completely at home and will most definitely be returning and would love to bring friends. Yoders and Citi pizza too good, great stuff.' M. Family; April 2010 'Wonderful location and quiet except for bird chirping which we find very relaxing. We loved the porch and want to mention the house decor; love all the decorations with palm motif--very tastefully done and very homey. Liked the extra touches like the welcome letter and weather forecast. Thanks for being great hosts.' Sheila and Dave; April 2010 'Everything was nice and comfy.' Jeanne and Paul; March-April 2011 'Thank you for sharing your beautiful and comfortable condo. It truly is a home away from home.' Z. Family; March 2010 'We came for baseball spring training and loved it.' S. Family; March 2010 'When we arrived everyone was astonished at how considerate you have been in accommodating us. We are aspiring pharmacists, dentists and doctors.'
Master is very spacious with two full closets and very comfortable king size bed with memory foam pad. Private en suite bathroom has large shower.
Second bedroom has comfortable twin beds, plenty of storage space, and views of pool, lagoon, and peek-a-boo gulf view. ...moreless
Enjoy a comfortable king bed with en suite bathroom (shower) in master and two twins in guest with nearby tub/shower bathroom. Launch your boat from public boat ramp leading to intercoastal/Gulf of Mexico, conveniently anchoring at condo dock. Hungry? Cook in the fully equipped eat-in kitchen including ice maker, microwave, blender, crockpot, cookbooks, extensive spice collection, grill on the balcony or walk across the street to your choice: the local pub/sports bar, the eclectic waterfront restaurant/marina, or the five star gourmet waterfront restaurant. Digital brand new central heat/air with ceiling fans, leather couches with cable flatscreen TV, DVD, CD, radio/tape player and wireless internet. Your car is protected by covered parking. Playtime includes family games, two beach chairs, small cooler, many beach toys and baby 'swimmies', playground en route to beach, many paperbacks to read :)...moreless
We love how guests add to the collection when finished with their latest 'beach read'! :)...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit$250
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Launch your boat across the lagoon at the public boat ramp and tie up at our docks. Kayak and boat rentals are down the block; jet ski and para sailing rentals nearby. Enjoy fishing, diving, and shelling along the fabulous Gulf of Mexico beaches.
Newly re-nourished Turtle Beach is one block away; complete with playground, picnic area, outside showers and bathrooms. Gorgeous, shady sidewalks invite walking, roller blading, jogging or biking only 3 miles to Crescent beach/village, 4-5 miles to Siesta beach/ village which is ranked #1 in America.
Visit world famous Ringling Museum, Mote Marine, St. Armand's Circle, Jungle Gardens, many local theatres, ballet, opera, movie houses, malls and golf courses. Easy I-75 access is approximately 1.5 hours to Tampa airport, 30 minutes to Sara/Bradenton airport, 2 hours to Disney, 1 hour to Busch Gardens, Lowery Zoo, and Adventure Islands Water Park.
Come share the magic of Florida's beautiful sun coast!
Other Activities: theatres, playhouses, opera, ballet, art museum, marine lab, boat rentals, fine dining and shopping
Ski: No mountains in sight, but water skiing, jet skiing and para sailing are available at Siesta Key Public Beach!
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We are middle school teachers for over 30 years and still smiling! Laurie was born in Wisconsin, and was raised in Orlando and has been in Sarasota since 1977. Tim is a Georgia boy who attended Manatee High and has been in Sarasota since 1969.
Why the Owner Chose Other Sarasota Properties: Our condo gives us the joy of having friends and family share the water amenities of beautiful Sarasota.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Being able to enjoy our boat and kayak is pure 'recess' for us. As we drive over the bridge from our Osprey home, we truly feel we've entered a tropical getaway, just 20 minutes from our everyday lives.