4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 , Close To Beaches, Shops And Restaurants
Linda Ertel or Ernie Ertel
About Linda Ertel or Ernie Ertel
We have been married since 1967 and have one special daughter who lights up our lives. We looked for a great beach to spend leasure time and know we had found in when we stepped out on the white, fine sand of Siesta Key. Wow! The Sunsets on that beach are unbelieveable. Sarasota clenched the deal with all the culture and amenities it has to offer. Ernie would like to live there and play music at the local beachside restaurants. We have always loved the beach and were property owners on Emerald Isle, North Carolina and loved going there with family and friends for vacations and having renters enjoy the beach and our home as we had. We love to imagine other happy families enjoying the long table in the Florida Room and the warm pool making wonderful vacation memories.
Linda Ertel or Ernie Ertel purchased this House in 2012
Why Linda Ertel or Ernie Ertel chose Gulf Gate Estates
Sarasota weather is so wonderful most of the year with the cool summer ocean breeze. In the winter it is a ray of sunshine to rejuvenate in after so much dark, cold ice and snow. You can load up you car with everything you need for comfort at the beach and be at the #1 beach in the USA in less than 5-10 min.
What makes this House unique
This home is unique in that it is located on a quiet dead end street with lush flowers always in bloom. It is private but its proximity to shopping, restaurants, and entertainment mean a car is not necessary. Go out the back gate in the privacy fence and you come out in the Gulf Gate Shopping and Dining District. This is a neighborhood of one-story stores, wonderful international restaurants, and clubs and gift shops for all ages. At night this area becomes a hot spot and fills up with eaters, drinkers and live music lovers, a fun spot to be near for six nights a week. The Sarasota Pavilion shopping complex is also right there with a Bealls, Ross, Old Navy, Marshalls, Michael’s Crafts, Books-a-Million, Steinmart, a Publix supermarket and many more including Big Chain Restaurants all near the intersection of Stickney Point and Tamiami Trail. Cross this intersection and go down the causeway to get to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is less than two miles to Siesta Key. Two bicycles are provided free for your use.
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Wonderful all around, the property was great. It well stocked and comfortable! Furniture was all in good shape, well maintained, and clean. I will rent this again. Thanks
Home away from home
Our stay was amazing! We stayed with my parents, my sister, and nephew, and of course myself, my husband, and our 3 kiddos. Having the pool to ourselves was awesome...the kids didnt want to get out ever! Close enough to the beach, but not close enough everything was sandy. The house had everything you could ever think of wanting. It was extra nice to have a pack n play and highchair for the baby. I didnt even think of packing those things! Definitely will stay again!
Great place to spend a week
We met a few people at the beach and asked us where we staying and we told them about your house how to look into it I would recommend it to anyone
Reeds do sarasota
Our 2nd time staying at "a ray of sunshine ". We enjoyed it just as much as our first time. Linda was very good about getting back with us when we had any questions. The manager was very thorough prior to check in and willing to assist with any issues if needed. We had plenty of towels and even borrowed a chair and umbrella for the beach. The pool was a little too warm for liking at times but it was enjoyed by all still. We will definitely stay again if we return to sarasota. It was great being in the same neighborhood as our aunt and family. We had a great week!!! Thanks for sharing your lovely home and being such wonderful hosts. Your awesome communication with us both prior to and after our trip was one reason we returned. Not to mention we loved the house as well.
Stayed here with family for a week
Stayed here with family for a week and had a great time. Location was very convenient to beach and amenities. Pool was very clean. Pool service was very considerate when cleaning pool. They are great!
We really enjoyed everything about the house! The location is great and we had plenty of room for the whole family! I'd definitely stay here again!
Miles and miles of beautiful beaches. The famous Siesta Key is one of the most beautiful in the world and voted #1 in USA. So many shops and wonderful restaurants, music and culture things to do and see. Sarasota has small town charm with big city attractions and Museums and entertainment.