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Lux. Mid-Century Modern on Canal, Pool, Quietest Street, Minutes to Siesta Key

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Southgate house description

From the moment you arrive you will know that you have chosen the perfect house for your Sarasota vacation. Located in the centrally located south-gate area you will be only minutes from the beach as well as all of the cultural, entertainment and dining opportunities downtown. Mineola Drive is an extremely quite street with no thru-traffic on an island within the Phillippi creek. Towering live oaks and lush tropical plantings line the curved walk up to the front door and upon entering you will immediately be impressed with the roomy open-concept floor plan. Comfort and quality are key in this beautifully furnished mid-century modern Florida ranch. Large sliding glass doors along the living room and dining room walls open to a beautiful crystal clear swimming pool and a large grassy lawn that slopes down to the dock on the Phillippi creek. The Master bedroom with its tranquil colors and extremely comfortable bed boasts a fully tile bathroom en-suite with large walk-in shower. The second bedroom is bright, airy and Scandinavian in feel with its two comfortable new twin-size beds. It sits next to a second bathroom with tub. The den/third bedroom can be closed off with its french doors and has a brand new leather sofa bed where you can curl up to watch your favorite film or one of the scores of high-definition channels offered. The dining room has seating for eight around the glass and rattan table. In the living room a comfortable and cushy sofa along with several chairs surround a sea-grass area rug over original high-polished terrazzo floors. A stone fireplace adds to the ambiance. Chefs will appreciate the quality cookware, Cuisinart food processor and Kitchen-Aid mixer while preparing a delicious meal. Dine inside or out on the patio beneath the trees while the Florida sun sets to the west. A new deluxe gas grill and a cozy fire-pit are perfect for outdoor cooking and entertaining. Enjoy cocktails or a cup of coffee under the lanai while Snowy Egrets and Herons flock along the creek and wait for the resident bald eagle and great horned owl that frequent the area. On the far side of the pool area the four hole putting green is the perfect diversion for children and a great practice area for avid golfers. Of course there's a supply of clubs and balls. The laundry room with clothes-folding area houses a tiled shower lav. and sink for quick washes after an afternoon at the beach or after a kayak adventure through the mangrove trees along the creek.
Cool and serene, tasteful and tranquil, you will never forget your stay.

Keywords: waterfront, philippi creek, kayak, pool, golf putting green, pool, lush landscape, huge trees, citrus trees, quiet, ranch, mid-century modern, terrazzo, immaculate, screen house,pedestrian friendly, southfield mall, close to beaches,

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Pets Considered:

                Well behaved pooches welcome...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                en-suite bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                second bathroom adjacent...moreless

              • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                comfortable sofabed sleeps 2, french doors, aero-bed...moreless

              • 1 Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1) queen size sleeper sofa plus queen size aero-bed...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                kitchenaid stand mixer citrus juicer cuisinart food processor...moreless

              • Dining:

                additional 4 person outdoor dining with gas BBQ and firepit...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                quality pots and pans...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                service for 10plus ...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Toaster
              • Oven
              • Ice Maker
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Linens Provided:

                down and down alternative pillows and comforters...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                currently not in service...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                yoga mat...moreless

              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Living Room seats 8
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street
              • Garage

              Other Amenities

                  • on the Phillippi creek, 2 kayaks with accessories, 4 bicycles, tennis racquets, fire pit, putting green, sand chairs, beach umbrellas, beach towels, high-quality cotton linens and goose down pillows, 40' flat screen LED television with Fios, pool toys, bird life, quiet double dead-end street, tropical plantings, citrus trees and palms, fenced in back yard, patio with outdoor tables and chairs, beautiful neighborhood, walk everywhere, 5 min. to hospital, bike onto siesta key, 5 minutes to the city of Sarasota, walk to yoga, spa, sushi and many unique shops, public transportation, top quality furnishings, board games, blue-ray player, dvd/blueray collection, I-Pod dock, extra queen-size aerobed, outdoor dining area, hammock, lounge chairs...moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Books


                  • Internet:

                    FIOS high speed...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        solar heated (roof top collectors)...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Bicycles
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill


                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        directly on the Phillippi Creek/Canal...moreless

                      • Water View


                      • Live Theater
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Tennis
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Synagogues
                      • Museums
                      • Arboretum
                      • Festivals
                      • Zoo
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Photography
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Skiing


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 15 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      late summer special
                      Aug 18 - Sep 1, 2014
                      15 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                      14 night min stay

                      $903 $2,800
                      high season 2014-2015
                      Dec 1 - May 1, 2015
                      14 night min stay

                      $1,300 $3,700
                      My Standard Rate
                      14 night min stay

                      $882 $3,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • cleaning $180 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $150 + tax
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Tax Rate 12%


                      Two week minimum stay. Note that the monthly rates are sometimes incorrectly quoted at much too high a rate. Please use the monthly rate chart for accurate pricing rather than instant quote function. For stays over 2 weeks but under a full month please or for multi-month stays please e-mail an inquiry. Thank You!

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                      Last updated: 08/11/2014
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                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Airport

                      Car: Recommended

                      minutes to the world's #1 rated beach on Siesta Key, Selby Gardens, The Ringling Museum, St. Armands, Jungle Gardens, Asollo Theater Company, The Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Mote Aquarium, Farmer's Markets, Art Galleries,


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: We are former sailors working in the charter yacht world. Now we raise natural products on our Catskill Mountain farm and vacation in beautiful sarasota.

                      Why the Owner Chose Southgate:
                      Sarasota was the obvious location for us because of its spectacular beaches, natural environment, cultural richness, wonderful people and laid-back lifestyle.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We enjoy all of the cultural opportunities the area has to offer. Our house is just minutes from everything yet is private and tranquil.

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                      Speaks: english


                      • Welcome to 3520 Mineola Drive

                        Welcome to 3520 Mineola Drive

                      • The living room is comfortable and casual but elegant too.

                        The living room is comfortable and casual but elegant too.

                      • Den with new queen-size sofabed.

                        Den with new queen-size sofabed.

                      • bedroom #2

                        bedroom #2

                      • when putting becomes too exhausting!

                        when putting becomes too exhausting!

                      • Beautiful Siesta beach

                        Beautiful Siesta beach

                      • One of the famous Lifeguard Huts on Siesta Key Beach

                        One of the famous Lifeguard Huts on Siesta Key Beach

                      • Our crystal clear pool is heated by a rooftop solar system

                        Our crystal clear pool is heated by a rooftop solar system

                      • view from the backyard

                        view from the backyard

                      • dining room

                        dining room

                      • The Master has a touch of quiet with a bit of Asian tranquility.

                        The Master has a touch of quiet with a bit of Asian tranquility.

                      • plenty of workspace in the kitchen

                        plenty of workspace in the kitchen

                      • one of the two kayaks for your use on the canal

                        one of the two kayaks for your use on the canal

                      • Our little merman.

                        Our little merman.

                      • Our beautiful Phillippi Creek

                        Our beautiful Phillippi Creek

                      • Sunset at Siesta Beach.  Unretouched!

                        Sunset at Siesta Beach. Unretouched!

                      VRBO #404101

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, August 16, 2014

                      $882 - $1,300 per week (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 08/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 14 nights
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