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SURF SHACK, EFFICENCY COTTAGE A SHORT WALK TO BEACH AND VILLAGE

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 425 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

STUDIO, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Imagine being nestled in a key west style unit which is fully furnished turn key just a few minutes walk to pristine Siesta key beach and the hopping Siesta key village. The Surf Shack has its own unique entrance through the driveway and privacy fence. The cottage has everything you need to enjoy yourself. Full kitchen, bath with fiberglass shower, outside hot and cold shower when you come back from the beach. Wall air conditioner, wall fan, stacked washer/dryer, FRONTIER Fios High definition TV and wireless internet. I also have Apple TV which you can stream your own NETFLIX and other venues. NEW TO SIESTA KEY ARE FREE TROLLYS THAT RUN FROM THE VILLAGE TO THE SOUTH END OF THE KEY.

Enjoy my private dock to fish, crab, or launch a kayak if you like. At sunset, stroll up to the beach to watch the amazing sunsets every night. Go enjoy a huge cone at Big Olafs or oysters and a beer at Siesta Key Oyster Bar. There are lots of great restaurants and shops all over the village. They are all just a short walk or quick ride by bike.

There is outdoor patio furniture and a gas grill all under a huge oak tree. This is island living at its best. Note. To see a great video go to tiny.cc/siestakeysurfshack THIS COTTAGE IS RENTED AT LEAST ONE WEEK OR MORE. PLEASE NOTE : PRICES QUOTED INCLUDE ALL UTILTITIES AND CABLE. DISCOUNTED LONG TERM RENTALS DO NOT.

Keywords: Studio Cottage

More Details

Owner
Jim Bucci
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Jim Bucci

Retired Verizon/GTE/Bell . I have been in the rental business for 30+ years.

Jim Bucci purchased this studio in 1980

Why Jim Bucci chose Florida South West

Originally lived out here but needed more space.... loved the location to the beach and near the heart of the village.

What makes this studio unique

Close to everything, private dock, very private location.. Outside h/c shower for returning from the beach. Solar outdoor led umbrella, patio set with grill and lounge chairs.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved the quaintness of the cottage. It was real convenient to Siesta village and beach ascess 4. I wanted for nothing for my stay. Weather could have been more cooperative. Liked Sarasota so much, came down a month later and bought a home in Gulf Gate.
Jan 2010
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Amenities

Siesta Key Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 425 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a stall shower, vanity with makeup lights and a toilet. There is also an outside hot and cold shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • QUEEN SIZE BED AND IT HAS A PULL OUT FUTON.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you are thinking of kayaking I suggest renting from Siesta Kayaks.

Reviews

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SURF SHACK, EFFICENCY COTTAGE A SHORT WALK TO BEACH AND VILLAGE
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Perfect Siesta Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in the Surf Shack and loved it! Jim was very helpful and friendly. It's within walking distance to the beach and village, but has parking of its own if you take your car further into town so you never have to worry about finding a spot. The Shack is all you need for a nice, quiet place to rest between adventures on the Keys. We will certainly be back and will be renting from Jim in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cedar Rapids,Iowa
5

I would definitely stay here again!!

  • 5 of 5

I definitely recommend the surf shack!! It literally had everything we needed and more. Jim the owner was an absolute joy to work with!! After first booking through booking.com then cancelling after we found the surf shack through homeaway we found out how our vacation planning should have felt. Easy!! I seriously can't say enough.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laurie, you are welcome here anytime. Next time invite more family and stay in the Island Breeze and the Surf Shack together. Have a big family outing ... I'm glad you had a pleasant stay...JIM
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OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi
5

Super Location!

  • 5 of 5

The Surf Shack was cute and perfect for our trip! Clean, centrally located, washer/dryer, fully stocked kitchen, comfy bed, fenced in yard. We walked to the Village, to the beach and across the street to fish off the pier. It was so fun! Jim is friendly and great to work with. The cabin is well shaded and stayed cool. Parking was convenient. The beach is stunning. Nice to have an outside grill. Every morning and evening we walked the dogs in the little neighborhood. Quiet and filled with cute mid-century homes. Just a wonderful trip. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Leslie, I am glad that you both enjoyed my little cottage. You are welcomed back anytime. Next time maybe come with another couple and stay in the main house, the Island Breeze. Looking foward to seeing you again.. JIM
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5

cozy & quiet

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and cozy. Good privacy. Walking distance to village and beach, and far enough away to not have to hear or see all the activity or traffic. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very good stay at the Surf Shack. It is a very comfortable place, well equipped, for two people and the location is excellent. It is not only near the center of town but also close to the beach, yet at the same time it is a very quiet and restful place, with a lovely outside seating area. We can definitely recommend this.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

I can't recommend this place highly enough. The cottage is very well laid out, with a useable kitchen area, including a full sized refrigerator, a small but full bathroom and large closet. The owner also provides a washer dryer, outdoor gas grill and a fenced in yard that my dog thoroughly enjoyed. It has plenty of privacy from the street and a close enough proximity to town to be ideal. The beach is a comfortable walk away. It is also very reasonably priced for the value. The owner is a pleasure to deal with. If you have any requests he will try to accommodate you. We'll be coming back next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. You both were a pleasure to have and I know that you have already told me that you want to book next year also. You both are welcome anytime thank you.
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Siesta Key Oyster Bar
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 41
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Assorted
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Siesta key Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $250
Damage Deposit $150

Rates are subject to change until reservation is booked. Discounted rates for 3 or more months. The $250 pet fee is fully refundable. If you are booking on-line check the box if you are bringing a pet. Long term rentals are welcomed. Check for availability. Holiday time periods can be higher. Check or call for those rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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