Beautifully Renovated Gulf Side 1 BR Condo on Crescent Beach

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Last updated: 10/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED AND COMPLETELY RENOVATED, NOT JUST REDECORATED, our condo was done to be our beach home, not as a 'rental.' We have granite counters in the kitchen and bath, Italian tile, high end luxury furnishings and finish. The kitchen is equipped meticulously, with your every need in mind. The decor is soft and inviting, with leather furniture and attractive art. The bedroom has plenty of built in closets, a queen and a double bed. We are located directly on Crescent Beach, the lanai leading to a path to the sand. The clear aqua blue waters of the Gulf stretch out on a shelf, inviting long, easy walks into the water before you stretch out for a swim. The extraordinary, bright white sand is almost completely quartz crystal. As such, it maintains a constant cool temperature and is the softest powder imaginable. It has been ranked one of the ten best beaches in the world! The beach stretches for miles. Your private beach and chaises in front of the complex are solely for Casa Mar guests. Take an early morning walk on the beach and watch the birds, collect sea shells, laugh at the frolicking dolphins. Have breakfast on your lanai which faces the courtyard and beach path. Maybe take a dip in one of the heated pools, or go for a game of tennis or shuffleboard. Lounge on the grass near the sea, or socialize by the club house.

Casa Mar is a warm, friendly place where people return year after year. Make a friend, and stay in touch for next year! Go bicycling, play a round of golf, go fishing, kayaking, boating, sailing, or just staring at the sea. Anything you do is great in this special place on earth. The restaurants on the Key are gourmet or casual. The drive to Sarasota is a short half hour: to arts, culture, sophistication. The drive home after an evening at the Opera House, Asolo Theater, or Van Wezel Performing Arts Center is easy and welcome. You will not want to miss the spectacular sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico, so maybe you just cannot dine or play until after that last orange streak has disappeared.
Enjoy our special place for us while we cannot be there. Come to beauty, luxury, and seaside relaxation! You deserve it!

Keywords: Condominium


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Newly Remodeled Full Kitchen, Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils & Linens Provided, Washer & Dryer (Shared), Two Heated Pools, Two Shuffleboards, Volleyball, Clubhouse (All Shared), Private Beach, No Smoking & No Pets...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    NEW FLAT SCREEN...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:


  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    BEST QUALITY...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    COMPLETE SETS...moreless

  • Dishwasher


Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Dec 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$800 $2,200
December Holiday
Dec 15 - Dec 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,250 $3,800

Changeover Day: Saturday

Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,250 $3,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 18.16%


Additional 10% fee for July 4 week and Spring Break, March 14-April 11, 2015.

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Last updated: 10/09/2015
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Beach, Beach volleyball, tennis on private casa mar court


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: We live in Pittsburgh, far from the sea, and both still work full time. I'm a Clinical Psychologist and my husband is in finance. I miss the ocean terribly, having grown up in New England, and when we visited Siesta Key I could not resist its lure. We bought our condo and completely gutted it and renovated every inch. Interior design is a hobby of mine and I enjoy making places beautiful and maintaining them. I admit to being a perfectionist, which you will see when you are our guest. Extending our home to others is my pleasure and my nature.

Why Casa Mar:
We fell in love with Siesta Key, its relaxed style, beauty, fabulous beach, and ideal climate. Not being ready to retire and winter there, we chose to buy ourselves a 'little place on the beach,' as a spot to escape to, just for us.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We LOVE our place, every inch, and we hate that we can't be there all the time. We especially love the beach in the early morning and at sunset. We relish walking on the beach to the Village (about 45 min.), and going to the Lobster Pot for a Lobster Roll--a tradition for us to do every visit !

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  • Lanai and view from the condo

    Lanai and view from the condo

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  • One of two pools

    One of two pools

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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