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Dog Friendly Heated Pool Home Close to Beaches & Town

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights


About the property

Luxurious and relaxing 3 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 6-7 comfortably.

We refer to this Florida Home as 'Goldy Lox's West Wing on Bermuda Brook.' This comfortable mid-century Florida home is located central to all things Sarasota. We chose this home for its location and ease of access to beaches, downtown, shopping and restaurants. The home is easily accessed between Interstate 75 and coastal route 41. Southgate is a comfortable and sought after established community in the center of a great Florida mid sized city. The east wing is used by the owners. More on that later.

This beautifully decorated 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has everything you will need for an enjoyable stay. Our kitchen and baths have been upgraded to anticipate your needs. The property has undergone landscape renovations recently with future plans to be unveiled in the coming year.

The home has 3 entertaining areas. The Living Room with down filled sofa, two seater chair, TV, DVD, stereo, all with wireless surround sound. The Bar Room features a hand crafted bar, beverage refrigerator and 40' LED flat screen TV.

The new sitting pool is partially above ground creating additional sitting areas around its perimeter. It is totally screened in and furnished with table, chairs, infrared BBQ grill and a 32' LED flat screen outdoor TV.

Private Laundry room and visitor storage off the Kitchen included.

The owners maintain and reside in the attached in-law conversion apartment, referred to as the 'east wing', when in town. The home is appointed as a reflection of the owners comfortable and relaxing attitudes.

More Details

Laura Cohen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Laura Cohen

Laura and Lee will be your hosts as you plan your stay in Sarasota. They are also travelers and utilize VBRO and its affiliate sites as they explore and travel. As business partners, the proprietors have a relaxed approach at providing a comfortable living space with plenty of amenities to enjoy.

They enjoy scuba diving reefs, boating, fishing, golf, hiking the Colorado mountain landscapes in their newest rental in Divide Colorado (Cirq Du Challet) Available Spring 2013. VRBO #475106

As professional landords, L & L share a passion for selecting and renovating investment properties for long or short term leasing. If they are traveling, there are professional property managers and cleaning personnel that look after the properties.

L & L also are dabbling in product development and patenting on several projects. When someone says 'someone aught to' these two do!

Laura Cohen purchased this house in 2010

Why Laura Cohen chose Sarasota

This property took all of five minutes to buy when we first visited. Location, Location, Location. Central to all things Sarasota and all things Florida. As an affordable established neighborhood these savings can be passed on to our guests.

What makes this house unique

Laura and Lee believe it is as important who you lease from as what you lease.


Southgate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Mater Bathroom - toilet , shower , Private, convenient to the Master Bedroom. New granite top.
    Guest Bathroom #1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Beautifully tiled floor and wainscoting.
  • 2 bathrooms. Plush bath towels, pool towels and beach towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Very comfortable King size bed. 32' LED flat screen TV.
    Guest Bedroom #1 - 1 queen , Large enough to fit a full sized crib. 27' TV.
    Guest Bedroom #2 - 2 twin/ single , Small desk to keep in touch with the outside world.
    Additional Sleeping Accomodations - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 twin cot plus crib
  • The Master and Guest #1 bedrooms are carpeted. Guest Bedroom #2 is tiled with an area rug. All linens are of the highest quality.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Dog Friendly Heated Pool Home Close to Beaches & Town
average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews

Best month in Florida

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I enjoyed a wonderful month at Bermuda Brook. We found the house spotless upon arrival with paper goods and supplies for our use. Laura and Lee, the owners, were extremely helpful whenever we needed them for anything. They were the nicest people to deal with. It's a great property for entertaining or just relaxing quietly. We highly recommend this home for a great vacation experience. No one leaves disappointed, just sad to leave. Thank you for your attention to detail and making our month memorable. Camille and Louise

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, how nice of you two to comment on the cleanliness of our home. After meeting your friends and spending time with them we found out that both of you are obsessive cleaners. We take great pride in your praise. We will miss you.
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Pensacola, FL

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for making our first Homeaway/airbnb a positive one. The one issue was fixed immediately. The house was clean and comfortable, what a great way to spend time with more hotels for us! Thank you!!😁

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super Sarasota

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, comfortable, well decorated and appointed. The bedding was very good and the furniture was inviting (not what you sometimes find in pet friendly). It seemed that everything was thought of right down to the dog crate. The house was furnished with an abundance of linens for home, pool and beach. The kitchen was fully stocked for cooking and serving and there were TV's everywhere. The pool was a nice bonus as we were traveling with grandkids. I have been vacationing in Sarasota for 30 years and I can say that this house is central to most things Sarasota and it's close to I 75 making it easy to get out and explore Florida. The favorite thing for us was that it is only about 10 minutes to Siesta Key Beach, the number one beach in the world. Give this house a try, you won't be disappointed. Whether you are driving or flying in this house has everything you need.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review. We love hearing that we succeeded in making our guests happy and comfortable. Your family was a joy as was Sammy the dog. We know that we will see you again.
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Fremont, CA

Great property and great Sarasota location.

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our long weekend in Sarasota. It is clean, sunny and family oriented. The location was perfect to get to the beaches and downtown Sarasota. A wonderful one mile (each way - 2 mile total) morning walk to Starbucks. The neighborhood is great and allowed runners a 5k circuit without needing to run the big streets. We will definitely stay here again. The owners were nice, accommodating and thoughtful.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that our home worked out for your whole family. We were instantly drawn to the house because of the space and the proximity to everything Sarasota has to offer. Of course some (lol) improvements had to be made to make it the perfect vacation place. Please visit again any time.
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  • 5 of 5

Centrally located to all attractions and restaurants. Peaceful and relaxing. Our 'Golden' child was welcomed by all in the neighborhood. Lee and Laura are very personable and add extra touches to make your stay wonderful. Have already booked for next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lee and I really enjoyed having all three of you. Your painting talent was so inspiring. We want to thank you for helping Lee with his creative sign project. We know it will bring smiles to our guests faces for years to come. Please tell Duchess that we will definitely be going on walks again next year too.
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Couldn't be more pleased with our experience staying here. Already signed up for 2018!

  • 5 of 5

This is our sixth year of visiting Sarasota in January and our second year at this location. It is the best. Lee and Laura are so accommodating providing a safe, clean, comfortable and relaxing place to spend your vacation. Here is an example of their hospitality, we left a few items in the dryer and they were promptly boxed up and mailed to us before we even realized they were missing. We received them the day after we got back home to Iowa.

The property is in a quiet neighborhood and is centrally located with easy access to main roads. Visiting the many restaurants and sightseeing venues Sarasota has to offer couldn't be more convenient.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy having you both. To be honest...I love your style and it was a temptation not to keep the clothes that were accidentally left in the dryer. LOL. (No, I would never do that.) We think of you as part of the family and look forward to your stay next January.
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Siesta Drive Shopping Area
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Village Green Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Siesta Key Beach
Car: necessary

Florida west coast sunsets, walking the white quartz beaches, boating the inter coastal waterway or a deep sea fishing day trip, golfing, water skiing, relaxing poolside, barbeque on the grill, sipping cocktails, festivals, fairs and outdoor concerts, hot air balloon ride, trip to Disney or Sea World, count alligators along the 'Alley', sky dive, swim, run and be filled with life. What's on your bucket list?


Rates & Availability

Southgate House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Exit Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 12.0%

Pet deposit:$250 per dog is required. Maximum 2 dogs, no cats please. Dogs must be kenneled when not under the direct supervision of their guardians.
Sarasota Resort Tax of 12% on any rental under six months.
Rentals of over six months will not be charged the Sarasota Resort Tax.
Deposit of $500 is required to secure reservation and is applied towards outstanding balance, which is due 60 days prior to occupancy. The security deposit of $125.00 is refundable if there are no damaged or lost items.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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