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Stunning 3 Bed Home with South Facing Heated Pool at Tara Golf

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,250 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom solar heated pool home backing on to 1st fairway of Tara Golf Course. If you choose, your rental comes with a nominal golf membership option at Tara. Relax by the southern exposure pool with a drink after dinner or dine at the club in one of the best restarants in the area.

Recently purchased in 2010 the home has been completely renovated with new furniture, kitchen appliances, floors and paint. The rental also includes cable TV, broadband internet and long distance telephone use in North America

The master bedroom includes a TV, king bed with walk in shower and closet while the second bedroom includes its own shower and double bed. The third bedroom features two single beds with walk in shower.

The home has two living rooms with one featuring a pull out couch for extra sleeping, a large flat screen HD TV as well as a separate dining area with comfortable seating for eight.

The clubhouse is a short walk from the lanai and includes besides fabulous dining a state of the art fitness area and spa.

Keywords: A beautiful home featuring a large private lanai with heated pool and spa looking out on one of the best locations on the course between the first tee and 9th green at the Tara Golf and Country Club. There are 3 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 6, with full bathrooms and showers for each bedroom. The master features a king bed, large garden tub with walkin shower and closet. There is a second living room with a pull out sofa and large flat screen TV. The home was recently purchased and remodeled in 2010. It is a lovely home with a fully equipped kitchen new appliances (stove ,fridge, micro wave, dishwasher) and new furnishings. The home also comes with a 2 car garage, DVD, Wi-Fi, Internet, cable TV, washer, driver, new air conditioning and humidity control system..

More Details

Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About The Owner

My wife and I are two semi retired executives with 2 daughters and 3 young grandchildren who love visiting are beautiful home in Florida. We have been coming to Florida for the past several years with the intention of increasing our time as our professional schedules permit.

The Owner purchased this bungalow in 2010

Why The Owner chose Tara Golf & Country Club

We chose to buy at Tara after having rented on several prior occasions. We also chose to accept the advice and recommendations from freinds who were well established at Tara and who had as well made recent purchases for their homes.

What makes this bungalow unique

Our home has arguably the best location on the golf course. It is a short walk to the amenities of the clubhouse and the practice range as well as next to the 9th green and 1st tee. We also enjoy the proximity of the ocean and the city of Sarasota with its many world renowned cultural activities.


Tara Golf & Country Club Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Keep the doors closed as much as possible to conserve energy.
  • For security reasons keep the garage door shut at all times even when at home.
  • Pool fence must be installed when children are on the pool area. Exercise caution when outside the lanai. Alligators live in and around the pond.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Bath contains walk-in shower, large tub, two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , walk in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed in master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed in bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Two single beds in bedroom 3 plus crib
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fabulous location on golf course between 9th green and 1st tee with a short walk to the clubhouse.


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Stunning 3 Bed Home with South Facing Heated Pool at Tara Golf
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Nice house in a fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 that love to golf and play tennis and this property is perfect for that. Very nice layout; spacious and clean. The location is very accessible being not far off I75. Located close to shopping; Publix just up the street. Ellenton only 10 minutes away one way and UTC 10 minutes away the other. Stu and Pauline were very accommodating and responsive. Would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pauline and I are happy you enjoyed our home as much as we do Scott. It is such a lovely sunny place to kick back and relax. Thank you for taking such good care of it. You are most welcome to come back for a future stay. Just remember to give us plenty of notice as our bookings can fill up quickly. All the best to you and your family for a safe and happy 2018. Kind regards, Stu and Pauline
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Mighty impressive

  • 5 of 5

Tara golf and Country club is the bomb! The villa was expansive and on a superb quiet and relaxing estate. We loved the fact every renter has been leaving amenities like washing up stuff etc First aid, coffee, tea! Stu and Pauline dealt with all our enquiries promptly and an absolute pleasure to deal with. We cannot wait to return! The location is top of the line, 6 miles from lakewood ranch and SR70 has an array of restaurants and bars some within walking distance. Loved the clubhouse gym and pool. Don't hesitate to book stu and Paulines home it's the best thanks so much

Scott, Debbie, Amanda and hope

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Scott, it was a pleasure for Pauline and I to host you in our sunny vacation home. We are particularly pleased that you treated it like it was your own. Happy that you enjoyed the fitness and club pool as well. It is indeed a first class set up. You are most welcome to return.Just remember to give yourself lots of lead time as guests are tending to book well ahead of their planned vacation date. Cheers until next time...Stu and Pauline
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Great home and great owners, too. We love everything about the place!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice property with everything you could hope for in a rental property. Very clean, well equipped, quiet, safe and has beautiful surroundings. Sit by the pool and watch the sunsets each night. Perfect layout, too. Great for golfers as the home backs right up to the course and the owner’s membership is transferable for a reasonable fee. Pauline and Stu are great to work with. Just please don’t rent this house on the dates we want next year!!!! 😂

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice neighborhood, clean, nice pool area.

  • 4 of 5

Need larger TV in master bedroom $ & window covering in master bedroom. We would suggest putting small tv in kitchen area & additional larger one in master.

Also would be nice to have waterproof cushions for chairs at pool.

But very clean and owners were very responsive by email or phone. 😊

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, thank you for your thoughtful feedback. We appreciate the care you provided while looking after our home. Glad you had an enjoyable stay. All the best in the year ahead. Stu and Pauline
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Great house! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home and a pleasure dealing with the owners. The house was fully equipped with everything you would need. My husband and I had a wonderful week there!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to host you at our sunny Florida home Mary Ellen. The fact that you would treat our home as if it was yours was very gratifying. You are most welcome to return for a future holiday. Kind regards...Stu and Pauline
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Excellent location and layout

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend this property to anyone. The only drawback for us was that the hot tub wasn't hot enough. Other than that we had a great time there. Hope that we will be able to get it again next year

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Sarasota 10 mi. Tampa 40 mi.
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Tara Preserve-public, Tara-private 30 day stay req
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
I 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Italian, Chinese and family

Access to our home is outstanding as it is located right next to I 75. The Ringling and antique auto museums are must-see attractions. Live theatre and multiple cultural attractions and restaurants available in Sarasota as well. The best beaches in the world located a short drive away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $130

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.