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Lux. Mid-Century Modern on Canal, Pool, Quietest Street, Minutes to Siesta Key

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Last updated: 01/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6-10 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + sleeping Den, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

From the moment you arrive you will know that you have chosen the perfect house for your Sarasota vacation. Located in the centrally located south-gate area you will be only minutes from the beach as well as all of the cultural, entertainment and dining opportunities downtown. Mineola Drive is an extremely quite street with no thru-traffic on an island within the Phillippi creek. Towering live oaks and lush tropical plantings line the curved walk up to the front door and upon entering you will immediately be impressed with the roomy open-concept floor plan. Comfort and quality are key in this beautifully furnished mid-century modern Florida ranch. Large sliding glass doors along the living room and dining room walls open to a beautiful crystal clear swimming pool and a large grassy lawn that slopes down to the dock on the Phillippi creek. The Master bedroom with its tranquil colors and extremely comfortable bed boasts a fully tile bathroom en-suite with large walk-in shower. The second bedroom is bright, airy and Scandinavian in feel with its two comfortable new twin-size beds. It sits next to a second bathroom with tub. The den/third bedroom can be closed off with its french doors and has a brand new leather sofa bed where you can curl up to watch your favorite film or one of the scores of high-definition channels offered. The dining room has seating for eight around the glass and rattan table. In the living room a comfortable and cushy sofa along with several chairs surround a sea-grass area rug over original high-polished terrazzo floors. A stone fireplace adds to the ambiance. Chefs will appreciate the quality cookware, Cuisinart food processor and Kitchen-Aid mixer while preparing a delicious meal. Dine inside or out on the patio beneath the trees while the Florida sun sets to the west. A new deluxe gas grill and a cozy fire-pit are perfect for outdoor cooking and entertaining. Enjoy cocktails or a cup of coffee under the lanai while Snowy Egrets and Herons flock along the creek and wait for the resident bald eagle and great horned owl that frequent the area. On the far side of the pool area the four hole putting green is the perfect diversion for children and a great practice area for avid golfers. Of course there's a supply of clubs and balls. The laundry room with clothes-folding area houses a tiled shower lav. and sink for quick washes after an afternoon at the beach or after a kayak adventure through the mangrove trees along the creek.
Cool and serene, tasteful and tranquil, you will never forget your stay.

Keywords: waterfront, philippi creek, kayak, pool, golf putting green, pool, lush landscape, huge trees, citrus trees, quiet, ranch, mid-century modern, terrazzo, immaculate, screen house,pedestrian friendly, southfield mall, close to beaches,


Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 01/13/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved pooches welcome...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    This is a single story home but may have some limitations. Please call for more info....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    comfortable sofabed sleeps 2, french doors, aero-bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    second bathroom adjacent...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    en-suite bathroom, television...moreless

  • 1 Queen size Beds 1 king size bed- new 2016 1 queen size sleeper sofa 1 queen size aero-bed 1 pack n play infant crib...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • on the Phillippi creek, 2 kayaks with accessories, 4 bicycles, tennis racquets, fire pit, putting green, sand chairs, beach umbrellas, beach towels, high-quality cotton linens and goose down pillows, 40' flat screen LED television with Fios, pool toys, bird life, quiet double dead-end street, tropical plantings, citrus trees and palms, fenced in back yard, patio with outdoor tables and chairs, beautiful neighborhood, walk everywhere, 5 min. to hospital, bike onto siesta key, 5 minutes to the city of Sarasota, walk to yoga, spa, sushi and many unique shops, public transportation, top quality furnishings, board games, blue-ray player, dvd/blueray collection, extra queen-size aerobed, outdoor dining area, hammock, lounge chairs...moreless


  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    40' LED 39" LED (bedroom 1)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    many recent films, blu-rays and pbs series...moreless


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


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    directly on the Phillippi Creek/Canal...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    additional 4 person outdoor dining with gas BBQ and firepit...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    yoga mat...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    FIOS high speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    down and down alternative pillows and comforters...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    currently not in service...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    electric drip pot french press (cafetere)...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    quality pots and pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    service for 10plus ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Brand new stainless steel appliances (2015)...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    kitchenaid stand mixer citrus juicer cuisinart food processor...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    with outdoor furniture...moreless

  • Golf:

    3-hole putting green with several clubs and balls...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 with paddles and lifejackets...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    solar heated (roof top collectors)...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2016-2017
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
10 night min stay

$1,600 $4,600
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

$1,150 $3,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Two week minimum stay. Note that the monthly rates are sometimes incorrectly quoted at much too high a rate. Please use the monthly rate chart for accurate pricing rather than instant quote function. For stays over 2 weeks but under a full month please or for multi-month stays please e-mail an inquiry. International guests should pay by e-check if possible. Thank You!

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 01/13/2017
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport

Car: Recommended

minutes to the world's #1 rated beach on Siesta Key, Selby Gardens, The Ringling Museum, St. Armands, Jungle Gardens, Asollo Theater Company, The Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Mote Aquarium, Farmer's Markets, Art Galleries, Historic Spanish Point, Myaka State Park, Jungle Gardens and much more.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are former sailors working in the charter yacht world. Now we raise natural products on our Catskill Mountain farm and vacation in beautiful sarasota.

Why the Owner Chose Southgate (Sarasota, FL, USA):
Sarasota was the obvious location for us because of its spectacular beaches, natural environment, cultural richness, wonderful people and laid-back lifestyle.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We enjoy all of the cultural opportunities the area has to offer. Our house is just minutes from everything yet is private and tranquil.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 01/13/2017

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  • Welcome to 3520 Mineola Drive

    Welcome to 3520 Mineola Drive

  • The living room is comfortable and casual but elegant too.

    The living room is comfortable and casual but elegant too.

  • Den with new queen-size sofabed.

    Den with new queen-size sofabed.

  • 2nd bedroom with king size bed

    2nd bedroom with king size bed

  • one of the two kayaks for your use on the canal

    one of the two kayaks for your use on the canal

  • Our little merman.

    Our little merman.

  • Our beautiful Phillippi Creek

    Our beautiful Phillippi Creek

  • Sunset at Siesta Beach.  Unretouched!

    Sunset at Siesta Beach. Unretouched!

  • Our crystal clear pool is heated by rooftop solar system

    Our crystal clear pool is heated by rooftop solar system

  • view from the backyard

    view from the backyard

  • dining room

    dining room

  • The Master has a touch of quiet with a bit of Asian tranquility.

    The Master has a touch of quiet with a bit of Asian tranquility.

  • when putting becomes too exhausting!

    when putting becomes too exhausting!

  • Beautiful Siesta beach

    Beautiful Siesta beach

  • One of the famous Lifeguard Huts on Siesta Key Beach

    One of the famous Lifeguard Huts on Siesta Key Beach

VRBO #404101

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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