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The Frog House - a Downtown, Historic Cottage, Walk to Main Street!

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Last updated: 10/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes cottage description

The Frog House is an adorable, 500 square foot 1925 Historic Cottage which has been lovingly restored by the owners who live next door. Walking distance to Main Street, this cottage has everything you need for a great week in Downtown Sarasota!

A private fenced yard with locking gate provide an excellent space for sun bathing and eating meals outside. Modern conveniences include two large flat screen televisions, free wifi and a central air conditioning unit. A magnetic induction cooktop, fridge and microwave allow you to save money by doing some light cooking. A large Whole Foods Market with huge hot bar, salad bar and prepared foods counter are walking distance away.

The Saturday morning Farmer's Market, numerous art shows, parades and festivals are a few minutes walk from the Frog House. Dozens of restaurants, Opera, theatres, shops, and cafes are minutes away. Selby Gardens and O'Leary's Tiki Bar at the Bayfront are close by. Explore the magic of hidden Burns Court and Towles Court with their excellent restaurants, galleries, and foreign film theatre. You can easily park your car and not move it again until you pack up to go home!

Bring your bikes and explore this wonderful city! We are just three miles from St. Armand's Circle and the beautiful white sandy beaches at Lido Key.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Comfortable queen size bed and large flat screen tv to watch a movie before going to bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Deck/Patio: Gorgeous fenced tropical private back yard with outdoor table and 4 chairs, and 2 adirondack chairs for lounging. Private, fenced yard with locking gate....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Two flat screen TVs available, one 32' in the living room with DVD player, one 32' in the bedroom....moreless

              • Television


              • Historic
              • Romantic


              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people


                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    A private parking space is available off the alley....moreless

                  • Shampoo
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    One burner magnetic induction cooktop provided. Heats water faster than a gas stove! This cottage does NOT provide a regular stove and oven....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Gorgeous fenced tropical private back yard with outdoor table and 4 chairs, and 2 adirondack chairs for lounging....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Patio
                  • Tennis Court
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


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                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      Dec 1 - Apr 18, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $700 $2,400
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $500 $1,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning Fee $75
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Tax Rate 12%

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                      Last updated: 10/13/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Walk to Main Street shops and restaurants, Opera, Theatres, Movies, Farmer's Market, Whole Foods Market.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: Michael and Andrea Seager moved to Gillespie Park in Downtown Sarasota in 2000. A graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Andrea manages her family's gold award winning Econo Lodge East in Bradenton, along with 2 vacation rentals in Downtown Sarasota. The Seagers also own and manage 20 annual rental homes and apartments in Gillespie Park. Strong believers in Historic Preservation, the Seagers have been active in Gillespie Park's revitalization.

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                      We live here in Gillespie Park and are passionate about this neighborhood. We love to walk our vizsla, Lucy through the park and into Downtown Sarasota. We often ride our bikes out to the beach with friends. We love sharing our beautiful neighborhood with visitors!

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                      Speaks: english, german



                      VRBO #408051

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Monday, October 13, 2014

                      $95 - $110 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 10/13/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english, german
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