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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

Recent Private Homes reviews

  • Great short-term stay!

    "My father, children and I stayed at Maureen and Patrick's beautiful vacation rental for two nights. Everything we needed was provided and the hosts were completely accommodating. It is hard to find a house rental for less than five days in the Sarasota area. I was thrilled to be able to find such a great home with a beautiful yard. I highly recommend this home!"
    Guest: Susan M. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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  • Gayle

    "If you want to stay in a home that makes you feel as though you are being pampered, i suggest you rent this spectacular Key West style home. The owner is amazing! Not only has she decorated her home with magnificent style, she has left NOTHING out when it comes to making guests feel spoiled!! The bed in the master bedroom is the most beautiful, comfortable bed you could ever hope to sleep in!! The view from every window to the outside of the home is like a thriving metropolis!!! There is even a remote control to change the color of the lighting in the pool in the evening!!! My husband and I spent our first Christmas there and loved every minute of it. Leaving felt like a punishment! The good news is we will be back in March! We highly recommend this home! It is close to everything Sarasota has to offer! St. Armand Circle, Downtown, the amazing Siesta Key Beaches and so many fabulous restaurants! Although you may not want to leave this beautiful home!!!!"
    Guest: Gayle Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 2, 2015
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  • Very nice

    "Loved this home and loved Sarasota. This home is in a perfect location and it was perfect for our dog as the yard is completely fenced. Thanks so much for sharing your home with us Ben and Natalie. They are so easy to work with and it was an absolute pleasure! We hated to leave as we had a wonderful time! Thanks so very much!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
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  • Beautiful Villa

    "We have been spending holidays in Sarasota for the past 23 years and during this time have stayed in a variety of rental properties. The last two years we have stayed in Barry and Sue's beautiful rental in Osprey and really feel as though we have found our "home from home". They have, literally, provided everything a family would need to make their stay truly memorable. From the moment you enter the property you just know you are going to have the most enjoyable, relaxing holiday which you will never want to end. Everything in the villa, from the super comfy beds to the leather sofas and large screen TV's will not disappoint and the kitchen has every appliance you would ever need. The villa has a lovely pool/spa area which overlooks a tranquil lake and it is just so pleasant to sit out, at whatever time of day, soaking up the ambiance. There is also a BBQ if you want to cook outdoors. The villa is on a very quiet residential estate and is in the perfect location to enjoy local restaurants/shops, it is only a short drive to beautiful beaches and Siesta Key ( which is our all time favourite ) is easily accessible. Barry and Sue have even provided beach umbrellas/chairs etc for guests to use, which are an added bonus when in the intense Florida heat. Bikes are also available for guests to use and there are plenty of cycle paths to explore the natural habitat. As we now live in Australia ( originally from the UK ), it is a very long journey for us but we wouldn't have been doing it for so long if we hadn't fallen in love with Florida, the lifestyle and we can now add Barry and Sue's home to our list. We are now counting down the weeks to our next trip and cannot wait to see the improvements, we know, Barry and Sue have made to the villa."
    Guest: Fletcher Family, Queensland, Australia Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
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