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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:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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SURF SHACK, EFFICENCY COTTAGE A SHORT WALK TO BEACH AND VILLAGE
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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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5

Cutest place in paradise

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at the SurfShack on 3-4 different occasions, I love it and I think you will as well. Jim is wonderful and has provided everything that you possibly need for a great get away! The cottage is so cute, comfortable and close to the beach, restaurants, drug store etc. I have had a car there in the past, but, honestly you don't need one of you plan on just staying on the key. Usually just ride my bike to the beach or call for free ride (just give them tips). It's a great service, brings you door to door morning, afternoon or night! Beach chairs, cooler, towels, sheets, washer, dryer..etc are provided. There are two great areas to lounge if you don't feel like going to the beach.. on the canal or in the yard which has privacy. Make dinner there, cook out on the grill, or just a short walk to many great restaurants, bars, ice cream shops! ,Honestly, Jim has remembered everything. Just pack your bags and relax. The only problem with me writting this.. Is now it may not be available when I want to go back! LOL. Enjoy your trip to paradise!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jamaica, Vermont
5

Hidden Treasure!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from a weeks stay in the Surf Shack. We were very comfortable, everything we needed was there. We had perfect weather the whole week and rode the two bikes into the village and the beach every day!

Jim was very attentive to our needs, came and worked on the bikes and made sure we were happy with everything.

Would recommend this property to couples looking for a great little getaway near the most beautiful beach!

Thanks Jim...we'll be back!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Siesta Key Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$420
$1,300
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$490
$1,500
 
 
Winter/Low
Dec 1 2017 - Jan 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$750
$2,800
 
 
Winter/High 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
$4,200
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 14 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$800
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$700
 

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. Long term rentals are welcomed. Check for availability. Holiday time periods can be higher. Check 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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