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HEATED Beautiful Tropical Pool Area

Whitfield Estates, Sarasota, FL, USA
  • House1600 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 - 90 nights

2 Bedrooms 1 Sleeper sofa 2 Baths sleeps 6 large relaxing sunroom

Seasonal rental in Whitfield Estates in Sarasota, Florida. This beautiful two bedroom, two bath home with an open floor plan is furnished to accommodate six guests comfortably. WiFi, cable and free local calls. You can enjoy your evenings in the large sun room or in the privacy of the fenced in backyard patio with a heated pool enjoying the palm trees. The master bedroom has a king sized bed with a 42' flat screen TV with DVD player. The guest bedroom has a queen bed with a 32' flat screen. The sun room is in the back of the home off the living room area where a queen pullout sofa is available. The kitchen offers a dining area for four as well as the dinning room can seat six comfortably. This home is located one block from Sara Bay Golf Course and within a 10-15 minute drive from Siesta Key Beach, Lido Beach and Brandenton Beaches. If shopping is what you are looking for St. Armand Square is a short drive or if dining and cruises are your interest Marina Jacks is just moments away. For you baseball fans Ed Smith Stadium is just a few minutes away. Come stay with us and enjoy Sarasota! Our heated in-ground pool with tropical landscape with LED lighting is so tranquil. Very private backyard area with pool for all to enjoy. Our home is ONLY listed on VRBO or Homeaway. We are NOT listed for rental on Craigslist. Feel free to call us (270) 872-3533 or (270) 872-3571.


Steve & Cathy Cross

Member Since 2013
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Steve & Cathy Cross

This is my first time purchasing a home as a vacation rental. We hope that we make your vacation experience a wonderful one to where you will want to recommend us to your friends and family and come back and stay with us time and time again.

Steve & Cathy Cross purchased this House in 2012

Why Steve & Cathy Cross chose Whitfield Estates

I live in Kentucky and Sarasota is where I have a lot of family that has relocated there. I vacationed as a child in this area and continued as an adult. I love this area and want to make it my home one day so buying this house was something I have always wanted to do. My wife and I were married there on Siesta Key beach and we both love the sunsets and relaxing in the backyard. We hope that you and your family enjoy it and want to return for many years to come.

What makes this House unique

This home has a wonderful sunroom that you can come in from your day at the beach and relax and be away from the hassle of the house while your family is getting ready. Or the private fenced in backyard has a patio area to sit and relax and watch the birds fly over and hear the palm trees sway in the wind. The pool and tropical landscape will entice you to just stay at the house.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Master bed is a king size bed with a large walk-in closet with built in shelving/shoe racks. Guest bedroom is a queen. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the main living room.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Master bath is a walk-in tile shower. Guest is a tiled bathtub shower combo

      Location Type

        • Town
          In Whitfield Estates near Sara Bay Golf course.


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Iron & Board
                • Air Conditioning
                • Garage
                  Have garage door opener available
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Internet
                  WIFI is available
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Linens Provided
                • Living Room
                  Wonderful sunroom to relax and spend time with family
                • Parking
                • Telephone
                  Free local calls
                • Towels Provided
                  Beach towels are also available
                • Washing Machine
                  New washing machine


                    • Microwave
                      New microwave
                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Ice Maker
                    • Kitchen
                      Nice cabinets, dishwasher, oven, microwave, refrigerator and extra large kitchen sink.
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Oven
                    • Pantry Items
                      Have a mixer, blender, salad spinner, mixing bowls, pots and pans.
                    • Refrigerator
                      With ice maker
                    • Stove
                      New Range
                    • Toaster
                      Toaster is for bagles and bread


                        • Dining
                          Additional seating in the kitchen for four.
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 6 people


                            • Books
                              Several books on the trunk in the sunroom
                            • DVD Player
                              DVD player in sunroom and master bedroom
                            • Games
                              Ginga, cards and other games in TV cabinet in sunroom
                            • Music Library
                              Have a radio/cd player in the master that can be heard throughout the home
                            • Satellite / Cable
                              Verizon internet/cable
                            • Stereo
                              Sunroom and master bedroom
                            • Television
                              47' in sunroom, 36 in master bedroom and 32' in guest bedroom
                            • Video Library
                              Some videos in the TV cabinet in sunroom


                                • Deck / Patio
                                  Patio in privacy fenced in backyard
                                • Golf
                                  Sara Bay Golf Course .5 miles away River Club Golf Course Tara Golf & Country Club Pinebrook Ironwood Golf Course Preserve Golf Course Rosedale Golf & Country Club
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                  Fenced in backyard - perfect for kids to play safely
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                • Water Sports Gear
                                  Marina Jacks Fishing and Jet Skis


                                    • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Private Pool
                                          Beautiful pavers and large layout area. LED lighting at night to relax and enjoy the pool and seating areas.


                                            • marina
                                            • bay/sound
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • festivals
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • theme parks
                                            • winery tours
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • photography
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming


                                                            • The pool is heated if you request to use the heater there will be a small fee.

                                                              20 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews


                                                              Pam W.


                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for the review. Hope your trip was a great one!!

                                                              Great time

                                                              Patricia L.

                                                              As usual we had a great time, a little trouble when we arrived - no AC, but that was soon fixed, we got in touch with Steve and Cathy and they sent a gentleman to fix it.

                                                              We love staying in their house they have got everything you need it has such a comfortable feeling.

                                                              We will be back

                                                              Love Patricia and Leif Lewander

                                                              Stockholm Sweden

                                                              Beautiful place & we had a wonderful stay.

                                                              Phyllis L.Gordo, Al 35466

                                                              The Cross' were a delight to deal with. They have a beautiful home it was so much nicer than staying in a motel. We had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay. Nice to have a private pool & not have to deal with all the other people like at a hotel. It truly was like a home away from home. This was our first experience with a rental home and I must say that for an extended stay I will never do a hotel again.

                                                              So glad that we decided to try this out.

                                                              If you're in doubt you shouldn't be this is a great place to stay and the owners, Steve & Cathy Cross are great.

                                                              I hope we get to do this again sometime.

                                                              Loved this house!!

                                                              Ginger B.

                                                              Recently stayed at this house with my husband. The house was neat, clean and very comfortable. We had everything we needed and more for an enjoyable week. The pool area is beautiful and peaceful. Although our primary reason for traveling to the area was the beach, we enjoyed the pool area so much that we ended up alternating days between the pool and the beach. The home is also convenient to grocery stores, restaurants and shopping. We hope to return again soon!

                                                              Ginger B.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Hey!! Thank you so much for your kinds words in the review you gave. We really do hope that you do come back and stay with us again! So glad that Sarasota was a place you all enjoyed - it is a great place. Thanks again! Steve & Cathy

                                                              Amazing Stay!

                                                              Tammy H.

                                                              This was our first time in Sarasota and our first time bringing our Grandson and we couldn't have picked a better home stay in. We found everything to be great and exactly how we had hoped it would be. I can see us wanting to enjoy it year after year! I wouldn't hesitate recommending this home to any of my friends and family. Thank you, for sharing your beautiful home with us!!

                                                              Thank you,


                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Tammy for the kind words. So glad you enjoyed Sarasota and our home. We love it here and hope you will join us when you guys return. Thanks again for staying!

                                                              Beautiful Home Away From Home

                                                              James S.

                                                              This place is awesome! We were pleased with everything it had to offer. Great location, close to beaches, shopping, restaurants, outdoor bars, farmer's market, movie theatre. Loved the tropical pool setting. Beautifully decorated. Has everything you need to enjoy your stay. Owners are attentive to everything and easy to contact. We will definitely stay here again.


                                                              Whitfield Estates, Sarasota, FL, USA

                                                              The home is close to most everything that Sarasota has to offer. Siesta Key Beach, Lido Beach and Brandenton Beach are all within a 10-15 minute drive. Beautiful St. Armand Square for shopping. Marina Jacks is close by for an afternoon or evening dining or cruises. Ringling Museum and the theater. Sarasota Jungle Gardens is a wonderful day trip for all ages. This home is centrally located for activities in Bradenton and Sarasota areas.

                                                              Rates & Availability

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                                                              These rates do not include the $175.00 cleaning fee and a $250 refundable security deposit. Please call (270) 872-3533 or (270) 872-3571 to discuss monthly rentals. We have a lease agreement that needs to be completed and returned with your necessary payment. Will be discussed prior to rental agreement is made. We have only listed our home for rental on Homeaway and VRBO. We have not put our home on Craisglist for rent.

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