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Next to the Beach and 1 Block to the Village

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

As you enter the Shells Villa for the first time you know you are not in a typical vacation home. From the Spanish tile to the beautiful rugs and antique furnishings, you truly feel like a special guest.

Leave your car behind, sheltered in your private two plus car garage. Walk out the door and down the private footpath. In seconds you are on one of the most beautiful white powder sand beaches in the world. No streets to cross, no driving, and no looking for a parking place.

Walk half a block to restaurants and shopping at the Village on Siesta Key. Enjoy over 2000 square feet of gracious living in Spanish Mediterranean style villa.

What makes us different than other homes you may be considering:

• The Beach - The home is located on the ocean side of Beach Rd., so you just walk out your door and through our private access path. It’s literally 230 feet to Siesta Key Beach. No busy roads to cross and no need to find parking.

• Seconds to Siesta Key Village – The home is located right next to Siesta Key Village. You are a one block walk away from restaurants, bars, boutiques, and ice cream shops.

• Large Home – The home has just over 2,000 square feet on the top two levels and includes 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, lanai, and in-unit laundry. We also have a 1,000 square foot ground level that has the main entrance foyer and 2.5 car garage. It comfortably sleeps 8-10 people.

• Privacy & Security – The home is part of a development of four homes. It has its own gated driveway, garage, and entrance. This is not a high rise or large vacation rental development. When you stay at The Shells Villa you feel like you are in a home, not an apartment or hotel room.

• Amenities & Décor – The villa is elegantly appointed to make you feel at home. It has luxury finishes such as three flat screen TVs, surround sound audio, beautiful art work, fireplace, oriental rugs, and comfortable furniture. Free cable, Internet (wireless or wired), phone, beach toys/chairs, and gas grill are also included.

• Peace of Mind – Don’t leave anything to chance. The Shells Villa is locally managed and the office is located within walking distance of the home, so if you run into any issues you know we will be there to help.

More Details

Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


We started coming to Siesta Key in 2006 and we fell in love with the area. It's a family friendly area with something to do for everyone.

Owners: Julie & Orazio purchased this villa in 2008

Why chose Siesta Key

We have young children and we like the convenience of staying right on the beach so that we don't have to cross any roads or worry about parking our car. In addition, we love having Siesta Village just down the street. We regularly frequent the restaurants, bars, and shops located in the village.

What makes this villa unique

Walk to everywhere! Stay right on the beach. If you want more info on our home we've created a website with more pictures and information at ShellsVilla . com

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your property was very nice. We have stayed at VRBO places a number of times before and yours was by far the nicest. The decor was beautiful and also very comfortable. I'm usually quite picky, and found your place to be without any problems!
Jan 2009
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Siesta Key Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2.5 Bathrooms Total. Consisting of Master Bath (Standup Shower & Separate Tub), Guest Bath (Shower/Tub Combo), and Powder Room (No Shower/Tub)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master (1 King Bed), Guest Room (1 Queen Bed), Bunk Bed Room (2 Full Bunk Beds & 2 Twin Bunk Beds), Living Room (1 Queen Sofa Bed), and Other (2 Twin Air Beds)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Housekeeper
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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Next to the Beach and 1 Block to the Village
average rating of 4.8472223 based on 73 reviews

Beautifully maintained home 4 minutes from the big Siesta Key Beach

  • 5 of 5

The owners must be engineers. Unlike my home, EVERYTHING worked, and was beautifully maintained and up to date. Imagine a rental home, too, with a set of full dishes , glasses and wineglasses for 12, with no chips, and tastefully chosen.

There are stairs, but there's also a two car garage and an elevator if you're not inclined to exercise a bit. Only drawback is that the small patio isn't airy or well furnished ( unlike the rest of the house). But hey, you are 4 minutes from the beach, with a wagon and lots of beach toys. Take a picnic. We'd come back to this lovely house!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, FL

Great home close to the beach and the Villages!

  • 5 of 5

Owners were quick to respond and great to work with, even after the recent hurricane. The house is spacious, clean, and a great location!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love are stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful style house has everything you need and more to enjoy your stay. Our family and I had a blast plan to stay there again soon!!

Yani & Raul

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shells Villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 wonderful weeks at Shells Villa. This is a return visit for our family. We loved everything about Shells Villa! The location--- steps away from the beach and the Village, the amenities- well equipped kitchen, beautiful decor and everything you need for the beach. Looking forward to going back.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spokane, Wa

Great Experience and Location!!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our Experience at Shell Villa. Location to the Village was super close as described. Access to the beach was great both through the private walkway or the public access about two block away. The house was well stocked and the floor plan was perfect for our two families. Best place I have rented on SK in 5 years. Owner was super easy to communicate with and very responsive during the booking process. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream Vacation Home away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to siesta key for over 19 years. We have never stayed at a more beautiful and comfortable home then 312 Beach Rd. The accommodations were perfect access to beach perfect access to the village perfect. We plan on making this our vacation home every year!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton Int. Airport (SRQ)
Nearest Barpub
Siesta Key Village
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Several Sarasota Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Siesta Key Village
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Siesta Key Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Main Public Access to Siesta Key Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Siesta Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Siesta Key Beach
Car: not necessary


Sarasota-Bradenton Int. Airport – 10 Miles (10 minute drive)

St Petersburg-Clearwater Int. Airport – 62 miles (1 hour drive)

Tampa International Airport – 72 Miles (1 hour 15 minute drive)

Ft. Myers Southwest Florida Int. Airport – 85 Miles (1 hour 30 minute drive)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Fee -Includes Tax $53.88
Pet Fee $168
Cleaning -Includes Tax $168
Booking (3% in tax line) $1
Tax Rate 15.36%

- Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made greater than 60 days before check in will get refunded all funds less a cancellation fee of $250 for each week of booking (min $250).
- We charge a 3% booking fee that is included in our tax line.
- Check-ins (4 pm) and check-outs (10 am)
- Change over day is Saturday (does not apply to Fall season)
- We allow dogs with an additional pet cleaning fee
- No damage deposit is required, but our damage fee is non-refundable
- Our monthly rates are for four weeks (28 nights)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.