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Retro 60's-Style Bungalow in Fabulous Bayside Neighborhood!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This renovated classic is walking distance from all the attractions which make the museum district so wonderful! Spend a FREE Monday at the Ringling Museum, catch an opera at the Asolo, walk to Sun Circle Park on beautiful Sarasota Bay; it's all within easy reach. Or just kick back on the screened lanai-it's up to you! The vast selection of delish restaurants and unique shops in downtown sarasota are just 5 minutes away by car and the beautiful beaches of Lido key are just across the bridge.

Our home has three bedrooms (one with a queen, one with a full, and the last with two twin bed's) and two baths. There's a renovated kitchen with all appliances and a breakfast bar. Just off the kitchen is a dining area with additional seating for 6. The great room has a TV with DVD/VCR and a small pool table which converts to air hockey (perfect for the kids!!). There's an additional screened lanai for dining and lounging on those comfortable winter evenings

Keywords: house,bungalow,rambler,vacation cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016

About The Owner

We are a family of five who have enjoyed our winter holidays in beautiful sarasota Florida for many years!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2003

Why The Owner chose Sarasota

There's just so much to do! If you love breathtaking beaches, the arts, great restaurants and warm winter breezes there is no better place to be in the winter-

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Retro 60's-Style Bungalow in Fabulous Bayside Neighborhood!!
average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews
5

Good location and lots of room!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in March, the house was clean and well stocked. The owner was very friendly and very easy to get ahold of, she answered all my questions promptly. Called the owner and talked to her to ease my mind since this was the first time booking thru VRBO, she was very helpful and put my mind at ease, gave me tips about the area! The house was in a great location on a nice quiet street, short driving distance to the beaches and shopping at St. Armands Circle with plenty of shops , restaurant's and ice cream places! Lots of other eating options in the Sarasota area. We had 4 adults and 3 children in our group and there was plenty of room for everyone. The listing and photos were accurate on the website. Everyone had a great time and the weather was absolutely amazing!! Thanks for an uncomplicated stay! I would stay here again and I would recommend this place to anyone staying in the SW Florida area.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nancy We're so glad you had a good time in Sarasota! It's our pleasure to share our home with guests. Hope to see you again in the future! Diane
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5

Awesome location. Great value. Property owner was easy to work with.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome location. Great value. Property owner was easy to work with.

I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a rental in the Sarasota area.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Anthony! We always strive to be the perfect balance between great location, easy to deal with and reasonable price.
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1

Horrible stay! Do not go!!! Old non working appliances

  • 1 of 5

I am a Veteran who has stayed at VRBO s for over the past 10 years and never left a bad review or had anyone complain about us. While doing Work in Sarasota we stayed three months at this Retro home. Retro means Goodwill! All old beds appliances old linens and towels! Dishes are mix match, old and cheap!

The last month of us staying there they never mowed the lawn and it was a foot high! The day before we were to move home cleaners came and tried to get us out of the house a day early because of a early new tenant the next day.The next morning the cleaners came early again and cursed us out for not being out by 9 am. Our contract read 11 am. They stated that they had a 2 pm check in and had to get us out and cursed and screamed.

We were out by 11 and wrote to the Landlord about her cleaners. Landlord lives out of state and never was by during our rental. She said the cleaners gave her a terrible report about us and she was going to file a big insurance claim because of their report and photos. I asked for the photos and never received them. House was left clean and neat. I got the insurance claim and it was trying to replace all their junked out retro appliances that never worked and old blankets for large prices! Also trying to get more for cleaning when house was left in good shape.We have stayed in dozens of Vrbos over the years and never had this type of trouble.Don't stay here! Save yourself the trouble! Stayed June,July and August of 2016. Sorry for it!

Update:Landlady sent 3 photos after a month of harassment after check out that showed a fridge needed to be wiped and a stovetop needed to be cleaned off! She is filing claims saying old retro appliances need to be replaced that never worked!!!!!! Warning. Don't Stay Here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry your final review was so completely contrary to the numerous emails you sent me during your stay! You expressed how much you "loved our property and everything about it" and how "very thankful" you were that I was more than accommodating in taking several backdated checks from you. I have had many prior longterm tenants return year after year delighted with their stay at our home. I only wish I had the ability to post pictures here so future tenants could judge for themselves exactly what leaving a property in "good shape" means. I ended up paying an additional $400 in cleaning and purchased a new toaster oven to replace one which was only a year old. All the pillows in my home (less than a year old) also had to be replaced. As to "harassment" I am a licensed real estate agent and would never harass a tenant no matter how they treated me. I am sorry you chose to falsely malign my property because I dared to make a claim on your travelers insurance for expenses I incurred (and ended up having to pay) after you told the insurance company to deny it. I guess after 5 years of happy renters the odds were against me.....
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5

Nice vacation property

  • 5 of 5

The vacation property was good, located in good area and comfortly for a family.

Minutes from siesta or lido beaches.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This house was very nice. I was very impressed. I would stay here again for sure. Everything was provided. Nice neighborhood and the bed in the master bedroom was super comfortable. Stocked up and we cooked the whole time to save on money. Recommending this place to anyone who has kids also. Plenty to do.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time! Hope you can join us again-
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5

It was very clean and well kept

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home was very comfortable and clean. It was close to all the local attractions of the area. We had no need to call for any assistance during our stay. We would definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Map

Within walking distance to the Ringling Museum, New College, Sarasota Bay and Jungle Gardens

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Rates & Availability

Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
high season
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$875
$2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$100
$600
$1,375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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