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'Oh Wow! it is Everything You Advertised' Great Area

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 - 28 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Your QUIET(NO TRAFFIC retreat - get away from all the tourist hype. Relax, nap, suntan, then drive only 5 minutes over the Stickney Point Bridge to famous Siesta Key Beach or to Turtle Beach or Crescent Beach. . Return again and again as many do.

Condo has all gorgeous real hardwood floors, easy to sweep up sand and stays clean for you.

Leather furniture including matching leather recliner. Full size dining table and upholstered dining chairs for lovely dinners at home.

Quality top of the line mattresses with all cotton washable all season blankets and washable spreads.

Beautiful Italian contemporary designed bedroom furniture.

We want you to have a vacation home away from home. Want for nothing.

The appliances are brand new. New black granite counters. The dishes are new. The pots and pans are new. If we find something used, we pitch it and buy new.

Small appliances include electric frying pan, toaster, toaster oven, blender, knife sharpener, popcorn popper, coffee bean grinder, wine opener George Foreman grill. If you want it, we will provide it! Enjoy your stay!

Provided: Beach umbrellas, stands and hooks. Beach chairs - full size and beach low size. Beach mats, shake and go. Beach cart to load it all and roll it all on the beach,,,,no carrying a bunch of stuff. Beach coolers large and small. Rolling cooler holds picnic and drinks, Sun hats, cover ups, and all first aid items.

Keywords: Condominium ranch

all one level - no stairs inside

More Details

Winnie Williams
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Winnie Williams

Hi, this photo is of me and my daughter just hanging round the kitchen together. I am a retired realtor and an active property manager. I own ten other properties in Iowa and love to travel in my 'spare' time. She is a lawyer in Iowa and keeps me grounded.

Winnie Williams purchased this condo in 1990

Why Winnie Williams chose Sarasota

I have visited every inch of Florida and my family has owned property for three generations. I searched for five years for the perfect place in the perfect location. It was love at first sight for me. The Siesta Key Beach is breath taking. The condo in Gulf Gate Woods gets me away from the noise of the tourist attractions in just a few minutes. I was very lucky to find this place and I am proud to offer it to others to enjoy when I am not there myself.

What makes this condo unique

I love to sit and look out the large lanai windows and watch the tree tops. This is a peaceful, kind of hidden spot.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love the condo, we’ve been there several times and we’ve never had any problems. Winnie has always been very friendly and very helpful. Overall the condo is very clean, well maintained and nicely decorated. There are 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a kingsize bed which is very comfortable. It has it’s own walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom has 2 twin beds and it’s own bathroom. The kitchen is very modern and well stocked with everything you could possibly need. There is also a very comfortable living and dining area.

There is a pool which most of the time we have to ourselves. The condo is located in a very quiet subdivision about a 5-7 minute car ride to Siesta Key Beach. There’s a small executive 27 hole golf course right across the street. There’s a huge selection of restaurants, grocery stores and malls close by to choose from and there’s a large outlet mall about 40 minutes away.

I’ve recommended the condo to several of our friends, we consider it our Florida home away from home.
Aug 2005
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Sarasota Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Full tub and shower and vanity in each bath. Updated to granite, designer sink and top of the line finishes Finished remodel -.BEAUTIFUL May 2016
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Huge California King size in Master with top of the line new mattress, Twin Set and another brand new set twin fold away top of the line beds for guest bedrooom .Single Beds (2) Fold away twin beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Quiet away from the noise and hustle bustle of 'tourist' hype. A definite get away from it all place yet close enough to 'go to' it all in a short 5 minute drive over the bridge.Unless you get caught at a long light on US 41... If you like to go home and be quiet but be close enough to have it all when you want, then this is definitely a wonderful place for you. Great references. Condo has everything you need,,,,EVERYTHING!! Many previous tenants have tried to leave reviews for me but cannot get them to load on the site. I will give you previous tenants email addresses who agree to chat with you via email about this lovely condo.


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average rating of 4.5 based on 9 reviews

Our Two Weeks at Winnie's Property in Sarasota

  • 4 of 5

This property was as advertised on VRBO and my wife and I were very pleased with it. We had asked Winnie if our son who lives in Sarasota could check it out before we committed to it and she was very accommodating. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed for cooking. The bed was comfortable and everything was very clean. We received our damage deposit back as soon as we left.

We would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great location, great ammenities, great owner

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. We were comfortable, needed nothing and were close to it all.


  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a month in this condo starting in the middle of March 2016. It was perfect for us. The condo is very clean, roomy and the screened in lanai is the perfect spot for morning coffee. The kitchen is very well stocked. Seriously, every kitchen thing you want is there to use.

The bathroom showers have great water pressure and big, fluffy towels. The master bedroom has a very comfortable king size bed and a large walk in closet. This home has everything you will need. Beach umbrellas, beach chairs, mats, towels and even big floppy hats. I needed a needle and thread one day and looked around and found a sewing kit.

We loved the quiet location. After spending most days doing touristy things or being at the beach (there is so much to do and see in the area), it was nice to come home to a quiet neighborhood. We took lovely evening walks through the neighborhood with sidewalks (our hometown does not have sidewalks so that was a bonus for us). The pool is not heated but was warm enough to swim in by the end of March. The condo is on the second floor but there is an elevator if you are a person who has trouble with stairs. The condo itself is all one level. I highly recommend this home to anyone.

The owner is great to work with. Winnie answers communications quickly and is simply a delightful person.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Home-Away-from-Home

  • 5 of 5

The location was great and made it easy to get to anywhere. The condo was clean and well taken care of and the kitchen was well stocked with anything we wanted. We loved the Florida colors of the décor--felt like a resort! The building itself was clean and the pool area was nice but the furniture out there could be updated. The pool was too cold to swim in (January) but we went poolside to catch some sun. Winnie was very helpful and considerate and we would recommend this property to anyone. My husband and I hope to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable/relaxing stay in Sarasota

  • 4 of 5

The condo was clean and comfortable. The space we had was more than adequate for our stay in Sarasota We liked the location which was quiet and close to Siesta Keys beach plus to the many golf courses around the area. We never did get a chance to use the pool. I would recommend this property to a friend or relative,.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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this a hidden treasure

  • 4 of 5

this is our third year here and we enjoyed it immensely. very quiet area with good access to shopping and restaurants of all types. the condo is clean, comfortable and is well appointed having everything you will need to stay indefinitely. we loved the pool and were often the only people using it. well suited to 55+ vacationers. there is a golf course less then a few hundred feet away. the owner was quick to respond to any questions or concerns, there is an elevator which proved to very useful to move things in and out of the condo. best kept secret in sarasota.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
SRQ Sarasota
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Gulf Gate Village
Nearest Golf
Sarasota Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gulf Gate Village
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Siesta Key
Nearest Point of Interest
The Crossings
Nearest Point of Interest
Siesta Key Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Turtle Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Crescent Beach Access# 12
Car: necessary



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Damage Deposit $500

No smoking. No pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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