Historic House of Ringling

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stay in this unique property, once owned by Alfred Ringling of Ringling Bros. Circus. Ringling built the home in 1918, now it retains original features incorporated with sympathetic upgrades, magnificent ceilings, in what was referred to as the ballroom, with a balcony running around the room, heart of pine floors, throughout, large porch/sun room, library/ entertainment room, dining room, large kitchen, 2 suites on the ground floor, 2 more on the upper level. all with private bath. 2 additional rooms/space with a total of 4 twin beds upstairs, as well.

This house is located close to the Ringling museum, the Crosly mansion, Asolo Theatre, New College, USF. and close to Ringling College of Art. The beaches are twenty minutes away and downtown Sarasota is only ten minutes away! AN IDEAL LOCATION!! The house has its own pool.The physical address is 7715 Westmoreland Dr. Sarasota fl.34243. Larger parties, friends and families, may be interested to know that the Chauffeur's Cottage located on the property is also available on VRBO, the ID# is 332087 and sleeps 2-4. The property directly opposite is also available on VRBO ID# 263606 and can accommodate 8 people. Although we have accommodated small weddings, we are not able to host large events, due to parking and noise considerations. This house is in a residential neighborhood.

If you would like to see more pictures of this property please log onto Homeaway, the ID# is186952

Keywords: Period Home.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.5
from 54 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$2,400 $8,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $200 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Check in is 3:00pm. Check out is 10:00am.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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6 Miles
Nearest Beach

The physical address is 7715 Westmoreland Dr. Sarasota 34243. The street is on the bay. We are ideally located and have USF, Ringling museum, The Crosley mansion and Asolo theatre close by. Coming for a wedding or special family event ? We have three properties, next to each other. The beaches are twenty mins. away, downtown ten mins. We are well placed for Sarasota airport,also access to route 41 and I75.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

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Speaks: english



VRBO #174030

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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