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1/2 Off Winter Rates. Premium Location! Walk Downtown & Harbor

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Renovated & Romatic! Enjoy a collection of whimsical tropical art & furnishings

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

The Coral Cottage Front is 2/2, an adorable restored historic cottage located in the most desirable area of Downtown Sarasota. Close to all beaches. Walk to the heart of the restaurant and theater districts. Walk to the waterfront resturants, parks and marina/ fishing pier. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the cottage while staying close to everything. Meticulously restored, the cottage is charming and whimsical. Superior decor, exceptional mattresses, fresh linens and beyond clean! Our reviews are excellent and we have a high number of repeat guests.
There is another cottage in the rear- The Coral Cottage, Rear 1/1 that can be added for larger parties. See VRBO listing 332880. We have a total of 6 cottages so ask about our other ones as well.

Mikealan and Jeff OKeefe
(757) 604-9215

Website:
www . SarasotaCottage . com

Voted Sarasota''s #1 Neighborhood! The Best Location! The ABSOLUTE best!
Downtown Sarasota. Walk a few blocks to downtown restaurants, shopping, cafes, theaters, art galleries and chic boutiques. Walk to Marina Jack at the Harbor for sunset happy hour or enjoy the Bay Waterfront Park. Rent bikes and go over the City Causeway to St. Armand Circle or Lido beach, even explore Longboat Key. Our famous Siesta Beach is a 10 minute car ride. You will be in the middle of everything, while enjoying the peace and quiet at your cozy Cottage!

It's what we all move to Florida and fantasize about living in- a tropical Caribbean style bungalow with tons historic of charm!

Recently renovated with many modern updates, yet leaving the original historic charm in tact makes this the perfect romantic cottage for honeymooners or snowbirds alike! The main room has a 50' TV with 100's of channels provided by Verizon FIOS. Larger groups, you can expand by adding the rear rental Cottage that has 1 bedroom, 1 bath.

The cottage is adorable. Decorated by collecting whimsical pieces of art and furniture from local Artisans, you will surely get a kick out of the place!

Some guests have commented the best part of their stay was the location, while others said it was the fresh, luxurious linens and lavender scented towels that were the best. We hope to entice you to come back by adding special little luxurious touches. Let us welcome you with a bottle of wine, bottled water, coffee and tea. It's our goal to make you comfortable. That's what we like when we travel- that's what we want to give you!

Don't settle for worn-out tired rentals filled with gritty sand and moldy smelling sheets- let us pamper you with our special efforts. We can offer you a range of special services. Prior to your arrival, let us fill your grocery list so you're all set when you get here. We can even stock the bar with your favorite spirits and mixers! Imagine how nice that would be!!!!!

We can arrange tons of activities for all age groups. Let us help you plan tennis games, golf rounds and tee times, as well as lessons.
Get the hottest tickets to the Ballet, Opera, Spring Baseball Training, International Film Festival (in April), Comedy Club, or Concerts. WALK TO IT ALL!

Want to keep the kids busy? How about the local Aquarium, Zoo, Big Cat Habitat, Mini Golf, Deep Sea Fishing? Tickets to theme parks, like Disney World (2 hours drive), Busch Gardens, Tampa (1 hour drive).. ...so much to do here is Sarasota and beyond.....-The Cultural Coast!

Your comfort and happiness is our success!

Call For Monthly Rates (not available during Peak Season)

Keywords: Sarasota, bungalow, apartment, condo, flat, vacation, house, home, rental, hotel, motel, Beach, romantic, whimsical, retreat, florida, cottage
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age is generally 25 unless prior arrangements are made....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    please no smoking inside. Please smoke outside with doors and windows closed. There is an outside table and chairs available....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No pets during monthly stays. Pets upon approval. No large pets considered. No Lions or Tigers or Bears!...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Pillow top, premium mattresses. Additional Queen bed available in rear rental unit for addiltional costs., Twin or Single Beds (2) new 2011. Deluxe extra-long twin beds with pillow-top mattresses. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • in addition to this front cottage, you can rent the Coral Cottage, Rear for more space. 1 bed/1bath Attached, but totally separate rear apt. available for larger groups or additional guests....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    50' HDTV with DVR in Living room...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air, you control the temperature....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located outside, shared with rear unit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located outside, shared with rear unit....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    FREE! Just bring your laptop or computer and your set with the fasted speed available!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    local catering companies available in the phone book....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gas cooking. Full size appliances. Dishwasher. Nice size kitchen, fully equipped with the necessities.... extra wine glasses!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    The cottage is self-catering. We do not supply panty items. Most of the time, there are a few staples left by previous guests such as salt, pepper, spices, plastic wrap etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    gas...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    not located at the cottage, however there is one located within a 2 minute drive. fees apply....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    not located at the cottage, however there is one located within a 5 minute drive. fees apply...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    not located at the cottage, however there is one located within a 2 minute drive. fees apply...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private front garden and patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Upon request. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    not located at the cottage, however there is one located within a 5 minute drive....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    indoor or outdoor pools within a 5 minute car ride. not located at the cottage, however there is one located within a 5 minute drive...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    not located at the cottage, however there is one located within a 5 minute drive...moreless

  • Sauna

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

4.9
from 28 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rowing Event
Sep 20 - Oct 1, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,495
Peak Season
Dec 16 - Apr 14, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,100

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$895

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

All pets need prior approval. Please call 757 663-2025

Additional Pet Fee required. Cost is based on length of stay


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Opera House, Ballet, Comedy Clubs, Night Clubs, Library, Downtown Harbor with Deep Sea Fishing Charter Boats, Sunset Cruise Charters, gourmet cooking school and classes, Annual International Film Festival, Orioles Baseball Spring

Training, Ringling Museum, Van Wezel, Stained Glass making school, Art Classes, Craft Making Classes, Dog Park, Waterfront Park,

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: My name is Mikelan. I own and manage all 6 cottages with my ex-husband, Jeff (I know....Right?) We are a younger retired couple in our early fifties who retired from Virginia to Sarasota 5 years ago. We enjoy our vibrant city with all the culture activities and festivals here. We also enjoy the warm Caribbean turquoise Gulf Coast water with our boat and fishing rods. We stay actively involved in the community by volunteering at the Ringling Asolo Theater and High School Library. We are season ticket holders for the Symphony, Ballet and members of many local attractions. This year we are adding to our efforts to give back to the community by volunteering at the International Film Festival in March.

Why the Owner Chose Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL, USA:
Charming urban Laurel Park was voted #1 place to live in Sarasota by Sarasota Magazine! The location is convenient for walking to the most vibrant parts of the city. I love having breakfast at one of the outdoor cafes, while striking up a stimulating conversation with a few new friends! Just walking my dogs makes me feel like I'm are part of the the city! Most of our days are sunny and warm, which are perfect for biking to the park or Lido Beach or St. Armand Circle. The historic neighborhood is friendly with a sense of community and has a 'live and let live' attitude ...very quiet and very safe. The eclectic mix of high end homes & condos, mingle with historic bungalows, next to shops, cafes, restaurants and art galleries,makes this cottage have a funky, urban, chic 'feel'.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
If you need more rooms, there is an attached rear apt. with 1 bedroom (queen bed), 1 bathroom with shower and very large fenced in backyard for additional rent.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Photos

  • Renovated & Romatic!  Enjoy a collection of whimsical tropical art & furnishings

    Renovated & Romatic! Enjoy a collection of whimsical tropical art & furnishings

  • Local Artist represented.  Hand painted furniture by local Artist.

    Local Artist represented. Hand painted furniture by local Artist.

  • Kitchen fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, gas stove-all cookware/dishes

    Kitchen fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, gas stove-all cookware/dishes

  • Master Bedrom. ensuite bathroom.  Wonderful high-end mattress, luxury linens

    Master Bedrom. ensuite bathroom. Wonderful high-end mattress, luxury linens

  • Walk to Main Street with Cafes, Shops, Farmers Market!  Eat, Drink & be Merry!

    Walk to Main Street with Cafes, Shops, Farmers Market! Eat, Drink & be Merry!

  • Famous St. Armand Circle! Over 200 shops, cafes, fine restaurants & Lido Beach!

    Famous St. Armand Circle! Over 200 shops, cafes, fine restaurants & Lido Beach!

  • Voted #1 in USA! Siesta Key Beach has sugary white sand, baby powder soft!

    Voted #1 in USA! Siesta Key Beach has sugary white sand, baby powder soft!

  • Opps, how’d  that get in there?  Walk your dog to cafes & Bay Front Park!

    Opps, how’d that get in there? Walk your dog to cafes & Bay Front Park!

  • Walk Downtown! Charming & Historic. A unique experience in Vacation Rentals

    Walk Downtown! Charming & Historic. A unique experience in Vacation Rentals

  • 50' HDTV with DVR (record shows).  Wood ceilings/floors Historic details abound.

    50' HDTV with DVR (record shows). Wood ceilings/floors Historic details abound.

  • Breakfast table expands to seat 4.

    Breakfast table expands to seat 4.

  • Pass thru window over sink.  View into TV room.

    Pass thru window over sink. View into TV room.

  • XL Twin premium pillow-top mattresses.  Luxury linens towels.

    XL Twin premium pillow-top mattresses. Luxury linens towels.

  • Thick Plush Towels!

    Thick Plush Towels!

  • Walk to Harbor. Fishing Charters, boat rentals, sunset Tiki Bar.  Marina Jacks

    Walk to Harbor. Fishing Charters, boat rentals, sunset Tiki Bar. Marina Jacks

  • Walk around the corner! Towels Court Artist Colony, outdoor cafes & rest. Shop'g

    Walk around the corner! Towels Court Artist Colony, outdoor cafes & rest. Shop'g

  • WALK! Charming Residential Area adjacent to town and harbor.

    WALK! Charming Residential Area adjacent to town and harbor.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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