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Luxurious Waterfront Pool Home in Sarasota

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Front Entrance - based on Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.

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Last updated: 01/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Harbor Acres house description

The property is located in Harbor Acres – well known as the best neighborhood in Sarasota. Situated on a large private lot on the water with boat slips and an outdoor pool, the property is a 5 minute walk to many top restaurants, sport bars and spas. It is a 15 minute walk to the downtown area and the spectacular bay-side marina and park with jetski and paddle boat rentals, tiki bar and children's playground, and a 15 minute walk to the arts district with its great restaurants, galleries and the historic Burns Court theater. Shelby Botanical Gardens with its famous orchid exhibitions and spectacular views of Sarasota Bay is within walking distance of the property and Siesta Beach, voted #1 beach in the USA, is a short 10 minute drive. Activities available to renters on the property include bicycling (6 adult bicycles and 2 kids bicycles are provided), kayaking (a 2 person kayak is provided), walking or roller-blading through the beautiful surrounding neighborhoods (“West of the Trail”), fishing off the dock (2 fishing poles and tackle are provided), and exploring the magnificent Florida Gulf Coast. St Armands Circle, with its European style restaurants, cafes, ice-cream parlors and world famous shopping is only a 10 minute drive. Morton's gourmet grocery store is 2 blocks from the property, and Whole Foods Market is less than a 5 minute drive. This is a fabulous property, in a first class neighborhood, and located in one of the absolute best towns in the United States.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Garden view, seperate bathroom ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Bay view, on-suite bathroom with large jacuzzi tub...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Tropical garden view with on-suite bath with jacuzzi tub...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Steam cabin, his-her sink...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo

          Attractions

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

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Water View
          • Waterfront:

            Located on a private cove off Sarasota bay and just a few minutes boat ride to the Gulf of Mexico. Property comes with six boat slips....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Fitness equipment: Treadmill, fitball, vibration trainig machine, basketball hoop, bikes, kayak...moreless

          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Bicycles:

            6 adult bikes plus 2 kids bikes (for ages 3 and under)...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Two seat kayak. ...moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Water Sports Gear:

            - life jackets - bogie boards - beach chairs and beach umbrellas - cooler - pool toys - 2 fishing poles - kayak - paddle board...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool
               

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              7 night min stay

              $2,250 $8,950
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $250
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Cleaning fees $250 per stay.

              Sarasota and Florida State sales taxes (12%) included in the price.


              Cancellation policy:

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              Last updated: 01/27/2015
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              Location

              7 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Sarasota
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Gecko's sports bar
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              75
              0.4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Sam Sneads Grill
              3 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Siesta Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Rare find in Sarasota's multi-million dollar neighborhood on the water. Walking distance to a dozen or more restaurants, gourmet grocery store, downtown marina and park, Ringling Causeway bridge, Selby Gardens, Burns Court historic district, and much more. 10 minute drive to some of the best beaches in the United States.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1998

              About the owner: The owner of the property is a successful technology entrepreneur and travels extensively for his business interests. Originally from Australia, he now has homes in Costa Rica and Europe and spends several months a year overseas. He purchased the property in 1998 and has extensively renovated every aspect of the interior and exterior over the past 14 years. The owner describes the property and the living experience in the local Sarasota area as “a tremendous high quality lifestyle”, especially with all the extensive amenities of the property, a great local climate, access to the waterfront and area beaches, and Sarasota’s rich cultural and arts heritage.

              Why the Owner Chose Harbor Acres:
              Luxury waterfront pool home close to EVERYTHING: Close proximity to downtown and waterfront marina (15 minute walk) Close proximity to over a dozen fine restaurants (5 minute walk) Close proximity to Sarasota Memorial Hospital (3 minute drive) Close proximity to Siesta Key and local area beaches (10 minute drive) Bring your own boat option

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Features of this beautiful home include the following: · Large private lot, with 6 boat slips · 3400 square foot of open living space · 4 bedrooms (sleeps 8) · 3 full bathrooms · 2 ½ car garage · 2 master suites · 3 separate living areas · Marble wood burning fireplace · Wet bar · Baby grand piano and variety of guitars · In-ground pool and screened in lanai · Outdoor barbecue and lanai dining area · Waterfront dock and dining area · Single floor, wheelchair accessible · Outdoor rose garden sitting area · 2 person kayak · 4 bicycles · Treadmill & exercise machine · Basketball hoop · In shower steam unit · Jacuzzi tub in bathroom · Pet friendly up to 25 lbs · Internet radio · Wireless internet . Baby playpen, high-chair & rocker · Large office area - printer, scanner, external monitor · 9 speaker surround sound system · Central heat - A/C · Side by side fridge with ice-maker · Water filtration system on fridge · Extensive kitchen appliances · Separate laundry room with sink, washer and dryer


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Front Entrance - based on Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.

                Front Entrance - based on Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.

              • Main Living Area - marble fireplace, baby grand piano and more.

                Main Living Area - marble fireplace, baby grand piano and more.

              • In-Ground Pool -  screened lanai, BBQ, outdoor dining.

                In-Ground Pool - screened lanai, BBQ, outdoor dining.

              • Master Suite Bathroom - skylights, large Jacuzzi bath, in-shower steam unit.

                Master Suite Bathroom - skylights, large Jacuzzi bath, in-shower steam unit.

              • Second Master Suite Bedroom - contemporary style, spectacular garden view.

                Second Master Suite Bedroom - contemporary style, spectacular garden view.

              • Dockside Dining Area - catch and eat your dinner or just dine waterside.

                Dockside Dining Area - catch and eat your dinner or just dine waterside.

              • Main Living Bathroom - natural eco-theme, large shower.

                Main Living Bathroom - natural eco-theme, large shower.

              • Pool Area - outdoor dining area, screened lanai, BBQ, pool light.

                Pool Area - outdoor dining area, screened lanai, BBQ, pool light.

              • Dock Area - boat slips, kayak, swim ladder, lock-up dock-box, dining area.

                Dock Area - boat slips, kayak, swim ladder, lock-up dock-box, dining area.

              • Sarasota's spectacular downtown marina and waterfront park - amazing.

                Sarasota's spectacular downtown marina and waterfront park - amazing.

              • Ringling home and museums from the famous 1920's Ringling Bros. Circus.

                Ringling home and museums from the famous 1920's Ringling Bros. Circus.

              • Unconditional Surrender Statue, part of  Sarasota's rich cultural/arts heritage.

                Unconditional Surrender Statue, part of Sarasota's rich cultural/arts heritage.

              • View from the dock - fishing, kayaking, dining ... all from your back yard.

                View from the dock - fishing, kayaking, dining ... all from your back yard.

              • Kitchen - granite, large fridge, ice maker, water filter, very well equipped.

                Kitchen - granite, large fridge, ice maker, water filter, very well equipped.

              • Master Suite Bedroom - large, contemporary, overlooks the waterfront.

                Master Suite Bedroom - large, contemporary, overlooks the waterfront.

              • Outdoor Sitting Area - overlooking the rose gardens and basketball court.

                Outdoor Sitting Area - overlooking the rose gardens and basketball court.

              • Second Master Suite Bathroom - Florida style with Jacuzzi tub.

                Second Master Suite Bathroom - Florida style with Jacuzzi tub.

              • Third Guest Bedroom - Asian theme with flat screen TV.

                Third Guest Bedroom - Asian theme with flat screen TV.

              • Fourth bedroom - adolescent theme (also have high chair stroller & play-pen).

                Fourth bedroom - adolescent theme (also have high chair stroller & play-pen).

              • Large, well equipped office with Wi-Fi, wireless printing and flat screen TV.

                Large, well equipped office with Wi-Fi, wireless printing and flat screen TV.

              • Siesta Beach - voted #1 beach in the USA and in the top 10 beaches in the world.

                Siesta Beach - voted #1 beach in the USA and in the top 10 beaches in the world.

              • Ringling Causeway bridge on beautiful Sarasota Bay (2 min by boat, 15 min walk).

                Ringling Causeway bridge on beautiful Sarasota Bay (2 min by boat, 15 min walk).

              • Sunset on Sarasota beaches - absolutely world class and hard to beat.

                Sunset on Sarasota beaches - absolutely world class and hard to beat.

              • Cosmopolitan and world famous shopping - St. Armands Circle (10 min drive).

                Cosmopolitan and world famous shopping - St. Armands Circle (10 min drive).

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

              $2,250 per week (USD)
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              • Sleeps
                8
              • Bedrooms
                4
              • Bathrooms
                3
              • Property type
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              • Reviews
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/27/2015
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