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The house is situated in the quiet upscale neighborhood of Gulf Gate Woods only a five minute drive to Siesta Key’s world famous beaches. Yet it is close to everything to suit all tastes; golf across the street, shopping, restaurants galore, nature parks, galleries and much more. The garden is beautifully landscaped with many tropical plants. The interior is newly furnished and renovated with many large windows to capture the Floridian sunshine. There is a beautifully decorated formal dining room and separate living room with comfy leather couches and flat screen cable TV and Wifi throughout the home. The master bedroom has a smaller flat screen cable TV as well. The master bedroom has a dressing room as well as a large walk in closet. The three spacious bedrooms sleep 8 people on the most comfortable mattresses. Central air and heat and fans in all of the rooms will keep you comfortable year round. The heated pool, in a completely screened lanai, is right off the sunny Florida/family room. The many large windows and wonderful floor plan add to the airiness of the home. The kitchen is newly renovated with beautiful modern maple cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and has a separate eating area. The formal dining room has seating for eight with additional leaves for the table to seat ten. There are three spacious bedrooms which accommodate sleeping for eight. The garden and pool are professionally cared for. FIOS cable TV and WIFI and the first $150 of electricity usage per month, or $40 for weekly rentals,are paid for by us. Any amount above that and any 'on demand' movies you rent through FIOS, will be taken out of the damage deposit. Professional cleaning of the house when you leave is $120. You can, at your expense, have the cleaning crew come in and clean for you as often as you like at your expense for a much lower fee than the final cleaning. After all, it is your vacation!The cleaning fee of $120, the security deposit of $250 must be paid with the contract together with 50% of the total cost of rental. The home’s comfort, style and convenience and our desire to build relationships with people who will want to come back again and again all contribute to give you a vacation home that you will want to return to. We can't wait to go back ourselves!
Keywords: Modern home, beautifully decorated, quiet area yet close to everything; beaches, restaurants, shopping, golf, entertainment for kids and adults alike.
King size beds (2) high end mattresses; very comfortable on all beds in the house, Twin or Single Beds (4), Child Beds (1) There is a jack knife pull out couch in the room with the two high risers., Baby Cribs (1)...moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
A dressing room/makeup area adjacent the bathroom/XL shower ...moreless
Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower
The vanity sink area is adjacent to the bathroom...moreless
In the two car garage we have three bikes with helmets, extra beach chairs for taking to the beach and a beach umbrella....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Larger flat screen FIOS cable TV in the living room and smaller flat screen Fios cable TV in the master bedroom....moreless
Fully furnished with pots, pans, dishes, utensils both for eating, cooking and serving. Kitchen has all small appliances as well. such as toaster oven, programable coffee maker, blender etc....moreless
Kitchen is fully furnished with all necessary items. The kitchen is newly installed with brand new maple cabinets, granite counter tops and new stainless steel appliances....moreless
Lanai / Gazebo:
Screen enclosed lanai surrounds the heated pool. table and chairs for sitting and lounging and bar b que fun. ...moreless
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Low Season Aug 1 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
$245 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Pool heating fee pr week$100
NO SMOKING,NO PETS!NO VISITORS/W PETS!THANKS!Any residual smoke/pet smell in & around house dep automatically forfeited.Pool heated only by request-$100 per wk. Holiday Rts-wkend nts,X-mas,New Years,Pres wk,Easter,July 4th,Labor Day- ask owner. Cancellation-75% ref if 3 months before arrival only if rented for that time.Over 4 adults $20 per nt per person.
2 families,1 pays total
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Our house is a 6 minute drive to beautiful Siesta key beaches and many other stunning white sand beaches.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: My husband and I live in Maryland but we've always been drawn to beach vacations near Caribbean-like seas and white sand beaches. We have eight children,four boys and four girls. Most are married now (too many cute grandchildren to count-our kids must have loved growing up in a large family) and two are still home getting ready to go off on their own too. We have always been a very close knit family and have created many beautiful memories together traveling as much as we could with our big brood, so we know what creating memories is all about. We see our married children doing much the same with their beautiful families. And we continue to travel by ourselves and with each family to continue the feeling and to build closeness with our grandkids too. When we vacationed in Sarasota we found it to be ideal; near the ocean with Caribbean-like waters, quiet white sand beaches, yet close to to everything. We decided to buy a home there to have a place of our own in a wonderful city that has so much to offer. It also makes it much easier to invite some of our kids and grandkids to spend time with us after we've had some 'alone' time too. This was the best investment we could have ever made for all of us.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes: Our family vacationed in Sarasota and we fell in love with it and its surroundings. The house is located in an area that is both quiet and private yet close to everything a couple or a family would love to do on vacation.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The house is bright, sunny and airy; a wonderful layout. The beautiful and very private heated pool can be used year round, even at night for star gazing. The neighborhood is quiet, well kept with no wires in sight since they are underground. All the houses have tile roofs which add an air of elegance to the neighborhood. The roads are quiet for enjoyable bike riding. Drinking coffee in the screened lanai after a quiet or rigorous morning walk, before the action of the day begins or at the end of a thoroughly enjoyable day, is one of life's great pleasures in this special bright and roomy home.