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4 Bedroom Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Sarasota

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom (Sleeps 8)

Newly renovated and available for your vacation. A live-oak canopy gives a tree house feel throughout this charming and centrally located 2 story home on the beautiful Cultural Coast of Florida. Minutes from downtown and each of Lido and Siesta Keys, you can access world class beaches, the heart of the theater and arts district, fine dining and the lifestyle that put Sarasota on the map. This home has a sunny pool and spacious patio with BBQ and ample seating for family gatherings.

The four bedrooms are beautifully appointed with the downstairs master a romantic 4 poster queen, the second bedroom with two twin beds. Upstairs you will find a large master suite with a king size bed and the fourth bedroom has an antique hickory full size bed. Each room throughout has artwork of Sarasota showcasing the beauty of the sunsets and coastline.

The comfortable living room has a bay window overlooking a spacious front lawn that access Arlington Park, a live-oak treed park with a half mile track, Olympic pool facilities, outdoor tennis, racquetball and basketball courts.

The fully appointed kitchen, separate dining room, two full baths, walk-in closets and laundry facilities make this home a great retreat for a getaway or an extended stay.

We look forward to your visit to Hillview on the Park.

More Details

Kim Pitts
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Kim Pitts

I met my husband over 32 years ago in Sarasota and decided that here I would stay. Ross is a native Sarasotan who showed me the beauty of Sarasota thru catamaran sailing the Gulf waters and canoeing the Myakka and Peace River Eco-systems. We have lived in this neighborhood for a combined total of 83 years and continue to call it home. We take pride in our rental property as evidenced with its amenities and comforts.

Kim Pitts purchased this house in 2010

Why Kim Pitts chose Arlington Park

The many live-oaks on and around the property were planted by my husband and his family 60 years ago. They offer cooling shade in the summer afternoons and host to a variety of wildlife, including hawks, woodpecker varieties and songbirds. The nearby park is home to egrets, waterfowl, turtles and ibis. Evenings are perfect for a stroll with a well lit pathway and water fountain. There is a playground at the northwest corner of Arlington Park past the Olympic pool facilities that are available to the public for 4.00 per person per day.

What makes this house unique

The neighborhood is welcoming and pleasant and situated minutes from all the amenities that make Sarasota a special destination for vacationing, top ranked education and much more.


Arlington Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 full baths, one each floor, upper has tub and shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Full
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins
  • 4 bedrooms including 1 king, 1 queen, 1 full, 2 twins
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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4 Bedroom Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Sarasota
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

The house and property is beautiful we loved the backyard and pool.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The location was great. The park is very nice. We felt like the house was well equipped and kept in good condition. Our communication with Kim was good except for some of the time we were there it was sometimes hours before she would respond. But other than that she was a great host and was very welcoming even invited us to a party they hosted on New Years which we were not able to make. Definantly recommend this to someone else.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Matthew for your kind review. Sorry for the delay in response times as my old apple phone needs an upgrade. 😂 have a Happy New Year 🙏
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Second year we’ve stayed. Coming back in 2020.

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and charming home. Well furnished and very clean.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centrally located and very well appointed

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for my family a few years ago before relocating to Sarasota. I am now living in Sarasota with my husband and just rented this house for my extended family. My sister and her family stayed here and were very comfortable. The owners are very nice and were helpful in pointing us to some local companies to plan a fishing trip for my nephews. The house is well maintained, has plenty of space for 8 people, is reasonably priced and very centrally located. I highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Training

  • 5 of 5

Our Family of 8 enjoyed a week of beach time, pool time, and baseball. The house was very nice, cozy and met our family's needs. It was clean and very homey. The beaches were close in proximity as well as the stadium. We enjoyed the little park and pool within walking distance. We had a great week!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean

  • 5 of 5

This house was very clean. Plenty of very nice linens are provided. The neighborhood is very quiet and the park close by is nice for walks. We enjoyed our stay at this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great February in Sarasota

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our three miniature schnauzers just returned home after a month stay at this property. This is our fifth year spending February in Sarasota, but our first time in this home. Previously we had rented on Siesta Key. Not being beach goers, we decided to stay in town and avoid the beach traffic. This home was a great choice. The house is a charming Cape Cod with two bedrooms and a bath on the main level, and two bedrooms and a bath on the upper level. The house is nicely decorated and has been updated. One big plus is being just one house away from a large park. There are large and small dog areas and a half mile walking trail. We enjoyed early morning walks in the park and walking our dogs there. Another big plus is that the landlady, Kim, lives only two houses away. She provided lots of useful information and checked often to make sure everything was going well with our stay. This past month was unusually warm, and the A/C and ceiling fans kept the entire house comfortable. We had a great stay and have signed up to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay with us and looking forward to your next visit with Three barks 😎
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
The Five O'Clock Club
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bobby Jones
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 41
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Libby's/Lucia's/Blue Ocean/Southside Neighborhood
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Siesta and Lido Keys
Car: necessary

Established, quiet neighborhood near Downtown Sarasota. Great food and shopping from downtown Main Street, St. Armands Circle, Southside Village, Southgate, to Venice and Tampa.

12 minutes from Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, New College, Ringling School of Art and USF Campus, Sarasota.

Kayaking, Hiking, Fishing, Kiteboarding, Parasailing, Sailing and just relaxing in the sun are some of the many pastimes of the locals and visitors throughout the area. Oh, and the sunsets are gorgeous!

There is ample parking at the residence with a garage and circular driveway.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $150
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.