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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"I have always wanted to stay in a cottage near the beach and finally made the decision to with this trip to Lido Key. I am so in love I don't want to go home!! I am writing this review on my last day. The screened in porch is to die for! Don't worry if it is hot outside there are to industrial sized fans (that aren't loud) to keep the breeze moving enabling you to enjoy the screened porch anytime of day. The kitchen is well stocked, the washer and dryer work great and are easy to use. There are beach chairs and beach towels for the short walk or ride to Lido Key beach. The living room has a really comfy sofa and two recliners that are electric and very comfortable!!! The beds are covered in 100% cotton linens and the mattresses are divine!! Keep in mind this is a cottage and has some uneven floors and rustic looks about it but that is what gives it the wonderful character!! I have never stayed in the same place twice but my mother and I are already looking to rebook this property in the fall. The cleaning crew had the place spotless when we arrived better than many 4 stars resorts I have stayed in. They left their signature cards on the beds, toilets and other parts of the house so that you were assured that cleaned all surfaces!! I met Dallas at Florida Vacation Connection because of an issue with the TV (it had come unplugged) and she came out on her Saturday evening to resolve the problem. She is a real asset to the management company and very easy to deal with! I can't wait to return and will be sad to go tomorrow!"
Guest: Amy C.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 26, 2015
"Nancy is such a sweet lady. The cottage is stunning, and very comfortable. The place is perfectly located, with easy access to everything. Would have loved to stay longer, but the property is booked through mid August. My grandson and I had a wonderful time. Thanks again Nancy..."
Guest: brenda lDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 2, 2015
Very nice home...perfect for a relaxing get-a-way!
"My husband and I were looking for a place where we could simply relax and recharge and this home was absolutely perfect. The location was in close proximity to our favorite beach and within walking distance to St. Armand's Circle where we could shop, enjoy a meal, or just have a drink or two. The private lanai with pool was the best place to relax after a day at the beach. It was so nice having a home to return to instead of a cold hotel room.
The house was well appointed with everything we needed. The kitchen was well stocked with cookware, dishes, and utensils. The hardwood floors and decorative molding gave the home a lot of character and charm. It was also very well maintained and clean.
I would recommend this home to anyone that is looking for a comfortable, quiet, centrally located home in the St. Armand's Circle area. Shopping and restaurant options are well within walking distance as well as beach and kayaking access.
Rolayne and Gary made the rental experience very easy and they were very responsive to our questions. I am always a little nervous renting online because you never know what you might end up with. You can rest assured that this home lives up to the positive reviews and pictures that are included on this site. I would definitely rent this property again. We had the best week! Thanks Rolayn and Gary!"
Guest: Kimberly S.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 16, 2015
First time my family has given me hugs for booking a vacation rental!
"You would be perfectly happy just sitting in the main living area looking through the wall of glass into the pool area watching the sky through the palm trees. But there is so much more! Outside you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the lap pool or relax in the hot tub. Inside, the kitchen is very well equipped for those wanting to cook (we found a cast iron skillet, micro plane, and potato ricer as well as a variety of coffee making options). The downstairs media room is a great space for watching movies without disturbing anyone in the rest of the house. The private beach is just a short bicycle ride away or you can walk there pulling the provided wagon with beach umbrella and chairs. The home is in a great location for walking or riding to Mote Aquarium and St. Armands Circle as well as other Sarasota sights.
My family has been vacationing on Longboat Key for over 20 years and we were very happy to find this HomeAway property for a change from our usual timeshare stay. As a HomeAway renter (much like for a timeshare) the condition of the property is somewhat subject to how the prior occupants left it. We did have some minor issues with damp linens and wet dishes which Giovanni was made aware of and has promised to address. Overall, I would not hesitate to rent here again and would highly recommend it for anyone else looking to stay in the Sarasota area."
Guest: Scott P.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 8, 2015