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Private BeachHome with large . Block To Lido Beach. 1/2 Mile To St. Armand Circ

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,625 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Lovely 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Huge Lanai, Walk To Gulf, Bay, Shops And Restaurants.

Bright & sunny beach home with two bedrooms, 2 baths, very private, fenced yard, hardwood and tile floors throughout, huge covered lanai, sleeps four Plus sleeper couch in private room. Washer, dryer, eating bar. The most desireable area on lLido.2 Blocks to Ritz Carlton Beach House, one block to Lido beach & pool, short walk to bay and kayaking, St. Armands Circle, shops, restaurants. Ringling Brothers museum, downtown Sarasota minutes away. Relax, kick back and bring your cloths and flip flops. Just about everything else included. This is a great place to enjoy the sun, nature, shopping, golf, great restaurants, night life and just plain fun.

Property Manager
Davidson Lunger
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2018

About Davidson Lunger

We live on Kent Island on the Chesapeake Bay and rescue dogs as our passion. The Lido Beach property has been a year round rental until considerable renovations were performed in the last few years. We decided to make the property available to guests and we will use it as availble.

Davidson Lunger purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Davidson Lunger chose Lido Key

We were intrigued by the fact that the property was built in the 1920's by John Ringling for his staff with seven stand alone homes in White Sands Of Lido. After looking around Florida, the Sarasota area has such beauty and so many cultural and outdoor activities that we were hooked. We are looking forward to retirement, but didn't want to be in a 'retirement' area. This is a fun, active, diverse and healthy place to enjoy and laid back at the same time with so much to do.

What makes this cottage unique

A unique vacation property value. Located one tenth of a mile from the Lido Beach, two tenths of a mile to wonderful pool on the beach, 3 tenths of a mile to a park on Sarasota Bay with shower facilities and Kayak rentals and launch, bike paths, one half mile to St. Armands Circle.

97% of our guests return if they revisit the area!!


Lido Key Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1625 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Off Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Full Bath off master bedroom. Full bath in main cottage.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom has new king size bed. Bedroom two has two new single beds. Sleeper couch in sun room sleeps two.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Beautiful Sunsets over the Gulf.


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Private BeachHome with large . Block To Lido Beach. 1/2 Mile To St. Armand Circ
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews

Our 4th year staying at Lido Key

  • 5 of 5

As always, we loved our stay at Lido Key. The location is perfect as it is only few minutes away from the beach but also really close to all type of activities. The house is equipped with everything you'll ever need. The owner is extremely nice & really quick to respond. It was a wonderful 10 day vacation for our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time !

  • 5 of 5

Just a short walk to the beach ! The cottage was super clean and pretty well equipped in the kitchen ! A brand new outdoor grill , we used everyday ! The air conditioner worked great ! Very important in July !! I highly recommend staying in the little yellow cottage !

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and nephew stayed in this cottage for a week recently and it was perfect for our stay. The decor is cute, and the cottage was clean. I was there to visit my mom who had just gotten home from rehab and lives nearby. The location was perfect because my daughter and nephew (teenagers) were able to ride bikes to the beach, St. Armand's, etc. while I was with my mom. My husband spent a lot of time at the cottage reading, and it’s a very relaxing spot for that. My brother even joined us for the weekend and slept on the sleeper sofa, which he said was the most comfortable he's ever slept on. There was a brand new grill, which we used as well once or twice. The cottage is stocked with everything you need –well stocked kitchen with basics like spices, olive oil, sugar, cutlery and paper products, beach towels, chairs, a beach umbrella, etc. There are board games and books too, and 2 large TVs in the living areas, plus a small TV in each bedroom. There are even travel sized toiletries in case you forget something. The large lanai has a dining table that seats 6 or 8 and there are 2 lounge chairs out there too. We were there in June and it was pleasant out there in the mornings and evenings. It might get a little too warm in August, but there are fans out there so you may be able to enjoy it all year. We loved having a washer/dryer too. The only problem for us was that my mom couldn’t visit us at the house because there are a couple of steps to get into the main part of the house (you don't see this in the picture). I’m only pointing this out for people who have mobility issues and might have trouble with steps. That notwithstanding, we loved the cottage and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent house, we'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely home - even lovelier than the photos. The spacious yard was great for our 2 dogs. It slept 4 people comfortably, and 2 full bathrooms were great. The house was stocked with everything we might need, including plenty of towels and beach chairs. Because of inclement weather we ended up spending more time inside the home and we had a lovely time on the lanai and on the comfortable couches. If we are in the area again, we will stay again. The homeowner was attentive and left clear instructions on everything regarding our stay, including plenty of recommendations of places to eat and things to do. The house was on a quiet street, close to the beaches, a park, and St Armand's and downtown. Couldn't think of a more ideal stay!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage had all of the comforts of home with a charming beach atmosphere. We loved being within walking distance to everything we like to do including swimming in the pool and beach, fishing, and shopping and dining at St. Armands. The large back screened porch was very nice and I was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable the bed was. We enjoyed a relaxing week here and hope to return again.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a such a great time during the week we stayed at Lido Key. The cottage was very clean, neat and had everything we needed. Our dog especially loved sitting out on the lanai with us. The owner was very quick to respond to a question we had. We loved the proximity to the beach and St. Armand's. We look forward to returning to this house.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Sarasota International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Pinebrook Ironwood Longboat Key
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
41 Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Lido Beach
Car: recommended

Beautiful sunsets over the Gulf and walk to "'The Circle" St. Armands Circle with unique shops, restaurants and great people watching,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $165 + Tax

Owner pays the first $100.00 of Electric for heating/cooling. Deposit negotiable for month or longer bookings and return guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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