Cozy Ringling Cottage Near Indian Beach
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Indian Beach Sapphire Shores cottage description
Stay at our newly refurbished cozy cottage located just a couple of blocks away from Ringling College of Art. This cozy place is big on style with granite kitchen counters, a leisurely screened in porch curtained for privacy, and private backyard for you and your small dog.
This newly painted home has two bedrooms and can sleep four persons comfortably. One bedroom has a queen size bed, the second bedroom has a twin size futon, and the living room has a queen size pull-out sofa bed. The newly appointed kitchen is fully equipped, with new stainless steel ice making fridge, dishwasher, and four burner electric range. We also provide cable and wi-fi service.
Any time of day you can hang out in our screened in porch and draw the curtains if you prefer a private moment. Perfect for your morning coffee, evening drink or even an outside meal.
For your use and convenience, an outdoor grill is provided on the rear patio deck.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Considered:
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Alternative Lifestyle
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Surf Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- This cozy cottage is close to the best that Sarasota has to offer. It is just 5 to 10 minutes to the fabulous Ringling Museum, Ringling Circus Museum and downtown Sarasota, not to mention Sarasota-Bradenton Airport. It is just two blocks to the Ringling College of Art and ten minutes to New College of Florida and the University of South Florida. In addition, the location is within fifteen minutes of fabulous shopping at St. Armand's Circle and the sugar white, nationally ranked Siesta Key Beach....moreless
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We just returned home from a week in Sarasota and absolutely loved our stay. The cottage was just right for our family of 4. It was great hanging out on the porch wih our morning coffee (wish it had been warmer this week so that we could do it more often!) and my son made a ritual out of arranging the curtains each morning and evening. The owners were friendly and accommodating and we truly had every single thing we could have needed. The location was really convenient and I am glad that we chose a base close to Tamiami rather than staying out on the keys. We will be back for sure if we visit Sarasota again and will be happy to recommend the cottage to any of our Ringling friends who visit the area.
- Guest Laurel T.
- Date of stay 11/23/13
- Review Submitted 11/30/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
My wife, two children and I were forced to spend three days outside our home, which had to be tented for termites. Given these rather unpleasant circumstances, the cottage made for a really pleasant stay. The place was welcoming, clean and just fine for everyone. What really made a difference for me was the porch. Deprived of my home office, I set up shop to work from there with my phone and laptop. I have rarely been as productive as in this "office." It's quiet, but not secluded. It makes you feel like you're in the middle of the pleasant reality that is the historical Indian Beach neighborhood. It offers a view on everything going on in this quiet street, from squirrels chasing each other on the Japanese red pine tree in the front yard, ospreys perching high on the Norfolk Island Pine across the street, and bicyclists, dog walkers, power-walking neighbors, and children on their way to and from the school bus, to even the occasional car, this was the perfect backdrop to sometimes stressful work. And if even that was too much, there's always the option of walking or biking the six or seven blocks to the Indian Beach bay access, where many neighbors and visitors gather for sunsets. I am thinking of renting this place permanently as my office once my business revenues allow for it :-)
- Guest Huitzi (Sarasota, FL)
- Date of stay 10/16/13
- Review Submitted 10/20/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, pet owners, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children.
Owner response: We love the covered, screened porch! It's a great place to hang out with a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine. The neighbors are out and about walking and enjoying their morning or evening walks..
Great cottage, great neighborhood, very close to everything!
Great cottage, great neighborhood, very close to everything!
My husband and I moved to Sarasota this summer and stayed here for a month while we were searching for our permanent home. This place was perfect. Very clean and perfect size for the two of us. The neighborhood was wonderful for walking around and out to the bay - especially nice in the morning. The owner, Don, was extremely helpful and accommodating for us while we were planning our move and while we were staying there. It had everything we needed for a temporary home and it was a great introduction to Sarasota. We highly recommend this cottage!
- Guest Jessica M.
- Date of stay 07/22/13
- Review Submitted 09/13/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, sightseeing.
Our stay in Sarasota was extremely pleasant due to this very clean and comfy cottage. As soon as you walked in, you knew that time and effort was put in to this little gem. As a major convenience the owners provided several amenities (shampoo, coffee, paper towels, etc.) There were also items for the beach; chairs, a couple of umbrellas, small cooler, beach towels and a handy beach cart to tote it all! The cottage is also a great place to take a small child; there was a Pack 'n Play along with a high chair for our added convenience. I would recommend this place for anyone looking to stay in Sarasota which is extremely close to numerous beautiful beaches, shopping and dining. It is also a very short drive to Orlando (hour and 15 minutes) if you are looking to take your family to Disney World.
- Guest Lenny (San Antonio, Texas, USA )
- Date of stay 06/01/13
- Review Submitted 06/21/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
We spent a month at this cottage while we were building a home in the area. It is delightful! Nicely decorated and very well equipped! The location is great. The owners were very nice and responsive. We would highly recommend his rental!
- Guest Barb (Lakewood ranch FL)
- Date of stay 11/28/12
- Review Submitted 12/30/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, pet owners, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, sightseeing.
Min. stay: May 1 through Nov. 30 is 4 days; For Dec. 1 through Apr. 30: 1 week. Rates for Spring and Fall shoulder seasons: April, May, Oct, Nov: 4 days $425; $600 wk.; $1650 mo.; High Season Rates from December through March is $995 wk.; $1575 2 wks.; $1775 for three wks and $1995.00 mo.; Low Season Rates June, July, August, Sept.: 4 days $400; $550 wk.; $1450 mo. CLEANING $85; LODGING TAX 11% ADDITIONAL
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Our family is from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where my wife and I own small businesses. Our son is an illustrator who graduated from Ringling College of Art in Sarasota, and our daughter is in the jewelry business in Denver. She and her husband have a baby, our first granddaughter.
Why the Owner Chose Indian Beach Sapphire Shores:
This cozy little place was purchased when our son was a student at The Ringling College of Art, since it was so close to school. We decided to hang on to it after he graduated giving us a new and interesting place for us to spend vacations, especially during the winter.
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Dining area and living open concept to the kitchen.
The owner's and owner's son's original art adorns this cute little cottage.
Fully equipped kitchen with new appliances for your convenience
Bedroom with comfortable queen size bed
The cozy little bedroom is perfect for a child
Full bathroom is accessible from both bedrooms.
Enjoy your dinner in the screened in porch!
Drive up, park your car next to our Key West style cottage in Sarasota!
Kitchen with two stools at breakfast bar
Smaller bedroom with futon/single size bed
Washer and dryer are provided for your use and convenience.
The screened in porch is a divine place to enjoy your morning cup!
Hang out in the fenced in back yard or use the grill which we have provided.
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