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Steps to Stunning Beach-3BR designer beach cottage gem! Untouched by Irma!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,025 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Interior-designer-created enticing 3 bedroom beach cottage-just steps to Beach!

Good news - our Beach cottage remains untouched by hurricane Irma fortunately & our beautiful Beach is as inviting as ever! Location, location, LOCATION! Casa Sangria is an interior-designer created, 3 bedroom beach cottage with a maximum occupancy of 6 in a perfect beach location on quiet, cute island street. Only 1 minute walk to our gorgeous beach, only 5 minute walk to #1 ranked attraction Stump Pass State Beach Park - a natural wonderland! Only 8 minute walk to 4 family friendly restaurants with live tropical music; very popular FREE beach yoga classes; & reasonably priced watersport rentals - parasailing, sunset cruises, etc.

- Created by our very talented interior designer with all new furnishings throughout, Casa Sangria features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom with shower, plus an outdoor shower on the side of Sangria with hot & cold water. ( plus plenty of beach restrooms at Stump Pass Beach Park entrance near us) Designer kitchen with attractive granite countertop, cottage white cabinets, all new stainless steel appliances - range, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, garbage disposal. Beach gear bin & beach towels provided. One bedroom has a very comfortable new king size bed with new bed linens. The second & third bedrooms each have a deluxe bunk-bed set with twin over full bed and a twin trundle slides out under full. Full size new sofa sleeper in family room.

Casa Sangria is part of the exclusive blue starfish beach resort and enjoys many happy repeat guests year after year.

Blue Starfish Beach Resort offers a genuine tropical island getaway with all the comforts of home in one of the best locations on Manasota Key. NEW FEATURE! * Attractive brand new heated, courtyard swimming pool with massage therapy jets & stunning glass-tile waterfall in blue starfish resort's common patio area - enjoy! After beach time, you can relax at blue starfish's on-site self-serve Tiki Bar & comfortable outdoor seating with pina colada in hand. Or, challenge friends & family to outdoor Ping-Pong tournament.

We are just steps to so much to do for all ages or you can relax with a tropical beverage on our breathtaking beach and do nothing but watch the waves roll in & dolphins jump. (LOTS of dolphins in this area!) 6 neighboring beach cottages created by our very talented interior designer to look like something out of 'Coastal Living' magazine with guest's comfort in mind.

- low-key respectful vacationers only as this is a nice quiet beach community. No pets. No smoking inside or out as we wish to provide a healthy environment.

In house, free use of new washer and dryer.

Flexible arrival and departure days - 2 day minimum stay. Kick back with all premium channels free on our new Samsung LED flat screens. Only 1 minute quick walk 'til your toes are in the Gulf of Mexico on our pristine beach. Only 1 minute stroll the opposite way to scenic Lemon Bay where dolphins often come up close to check out visitors! We are extremely fortunate to be just a few minute walk to our left to the #1 ranked local attraction - the absolutely magical, natural wonderland of Stump Pass State Beach Park - bring your camera! Only 8 minute walk to area's most popular restaurants with live tropical music & popular free beach yoga classes & reasonably-priced watersports rentals (jetskis, SUPs, boats, parasailing, tours, etc.) across street from Flounders, convenience store & souvenir shop.

More Details

Owner
Amy
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Amy

Our favorite childhood memories are from building giant sandcastles, jumping the warm waves, hunting for the perfect seashell & eating tasty key lime pies with our grandparents on sunny florida vacations. My husband & I met on vacation after college in near-by Longboat Key - introduced by grandparents! So Florida vacations have already been near to our hearts. My husband Frank grew up visiting Manasota Key beaches with grandparents. We spent years looking for the perfect location on the Key to call our own & finally blue starfish beach resort was born! It is our absolute pleasure to introduce our guests to this little bit of paradise, perfect for making fond beach memories that will last a lifetime.

Why Amy chose Englewood

Casa Sangria is a guest favorite! Perfect location & all new furnishings throughout done by our very talented interior designer with numerous FREE amenities! Casa Sangria is one of our popular 6 quaint, quiet beach cottages - just steps to the shore. Created by our ultra-talented interior designer with all new furnishing, Casa Sangria enjoys many, many happy repeat guests. An inviting, open concept beach house designed with all new furnishings on a cute, quiet island street filled with palm trees & low-key friendly residents & vacationers. We welcome friendly, respectful vacationing guests as this is a nice upscale beach community. We are family-friendly & we actively seek guest suggestions as we are constantly making improvements to enhance our guests' experience. Our house-keepers are the best around! Our beach is one of the best places on earth to find the pre-historic sharks teeth the area is famous for! They make perfect free souvenirs!

What makes this house unique

Remember when you didn't have a care in the world? When your happiness consisted of fun, fresh air, and a sunny day? You can have all that and much more at blue starfish beach resort. Reliving those carefree days is easy when you can watch dolphins jump nearby in Lemon Bay, hunt for pre-historic sharks tooth treasures plentiful on our stunning beach, get your game on with outdoor Ping-Pong family tournament, or relax with a good book in your inviting beach cottage with margarita in hand.

* Attractive brand new heated, courtyard swimming pool with Massage Therapy Jets & Glass-tiled Waterfall in resort's common patio area - enjoy!

We treat our guests like family. We put every 'comfort of home' into these charming beach cottages so guests can fully relax. We are proud to say many of our guests are repeats - making blue starfish an annual beach tradition. We fill up rapidly with mainly repeat guest, so be sure to snag your favorite vacay dates quickly before someone else is chilling in your beach chair!

Amenities

Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1025 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Full Bathroom with new shower & vanity. Plus outdoor shower on side of Casa Sangria with hot & cold water great for quick after-beach clean-up. Lots of restrooms at Stump Pass Beach entrance near us.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , designer bed linens
    Bedroom 2 - 4 bunk bed , Deluxe bunk set-twin over full bed & twin trundle under full
    family room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New sofa sleeper in family room with LED Samsung TV
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , deluxe bunks - twin over full bed & twin trundle under full
  • New king bed in master bedroom with all new bed linens. Deluxe bunk set in both the 2nd & 3rd bedrooms sleeps up to 3 in each bunk room with upper twin over full bed & twin trundle slide out under full bed. Plus new sofa sleeper in family room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are thrilled to be only a 5 minute walk to Stump Pass State Beach Park -the #1 ranked local attraction! We provide free amenities galore to offer outstanding value to our guests. * Inviting brand new heated, courtyard swimming pool with massage therapy jets & glass-tile waterfall in common patio area - enjoy! All premium TV channels included free to enjoy on our new high-definition flatscreens. Beach toy set, beach towels, beach chairs all provided. Popular on-site outdoor Ping-Pong area, self-serve Tiki Bar, free high speed wireless access, 2 parking spots each - ALL FREE!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.5897436 based on 39 reviews
5

It was GREAT!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved the place! Too bad we had so much RAIN!!! Beautifully decorated and well equipped for all 8 of us!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Debra - Glad you enjoyed Casa Sangria! I'll tell our beloved interior designer Dina you liked her decorating! too bad you had untypical rain. usually late august just has an occasional quick shower. Hope you saw my rainy day local activity suggestions in our guest guide binder:). great for turning lemons into lemonade! best, amy
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4

Very clean and nicely decorated.

  • 4 of 5

Super convenient location. Steps away from the beach. Owner wonderful to work with.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jackie for your very nice feedback. I'll tell our awesome housekeepers Elena & team you found Casa Sangria to be very clean! they work very hard &will appreciate that you noticed it. best amy
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3

Very convenient house, nicely located near the beach!

  • 3 of 5

We had a good time in this family oriented house. We really appreciated that a pack and play as well as all needed beach accessories (chairs, parasols and the works) were available. Confortable beds but one cramped bathroom for 3 bedrooms. Nice common outside area and amenities but a bit too close to neighboring cottages that are part of the same property if they are not occupied by your own group.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sylvie - thanks for being great guests! I am so glad to hear you had a good time and found the location to be very convenient and well equipped with beach gear and baby items. good news! - just updated bathroom with beautiful glass shower door showing off the new modern shower tiling. -- this beach cottage is ideal for one family to enjoy. I definitely recommend for maximum comfort adding our neighboring beach cottages for the second family or trying one of our larger Venice vacation houses for two family's vacationing together as I think your group had. - being this close to a great beach we are in close proximity to other beach cottages like most popular beach areas. Fortunately this quaint island street is typically very quiet and friendly! For big yards I recommend trying further from the beach. Our Venice vacation house options have big yards and are 5 minute walk to beach to consider for future stays. I personally love Casa sangria's cute quiet neighborhood and close beach proximity:). Best regards, Amy
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5

Very comfortable and beachy.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the proximity to the beach. Would recommend to friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Maryann, I am so happy to hear you loved our closeness to our great beach. Big thanks for being such great guests and for recommending us to friends!! cheers! Amy
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Cute place with good beds but no decent seating.

  • 3 of 5

Positives - the beds were good and place was cute and clean. Close walk to beach. Good location.

Negatives - seating inside was terrible and made overall trip uncomfortable. AC in master was bad and we roasted during the day. It would cool down at night. Other rooms were good. The pool was really a spa and the water was too hot to be refreshing.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Wendi, So Glad you found Casa Sangria to be cute and clean with comfortable beds. I really believe we have the most thorough, hardest working house cleaners in our area! Our award-winning interior designer carefully planned an inviting island escape for our guests to enjoy. I really wish you would have contacted me so I could address any issue during your stay for your maximum comfort. The AC in master bedroom has since been updated to a brand new, top of the line model. The new in-ground pool with waterfall/ massage therapy jets and the cute comfortable furnishings done by our talented interior designer are loved by so many of our regular guests that I'm quite surprised by your comments. Our team did a full inspection of all of your feedback items, interviewed recent guests, and addressed anything needed. Sorry the place didn't live up to your highest expectations. Fortunately Casa Sangria has Many happy repeat guests who love its unique island charm. sincerely, Amy
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It was a nice stay for the reason we went!

  • 3 of 5

The stay was nice, definitely accommodated all8 of us. It stayed very cool with every room having its own window unit. The wifi was not able to handle all the devices even after shutting it down and getting a refresh from the service. However, you don't go to the beach to be on gadgets:)

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a nice vacation!! Wish I would have known you had an internet issue so we could have resolved it for your stay! Comcast has since fixed the issue. best regards, amy
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sarasota Airport
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Englewood Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Flounders
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Manasota Key Beach
Car: recommended

New swim spa in resort's common patio area with beautiful waterfall and relaxing massage therapy jets. Hunt for pre-historic shark's teeth the area is famous for. Fortunately they are plentiful on our beach & make the perfect free souvenirs! Get your game on with popular outdoor Ping-Pong on site or chill out with margaritas at our self-serve Tiki Bar & comfortable outdoor seating area. Grill the fish you caught at Lemon Bay with our 2 bbq grills & dine alfresco at our patio tables out back. Catch the waves on our deluxe body boards or build the perfect sand castle with our beach toy sets. Optional outdoor Jr. Olympic Swimming Pool & award winning health club & Spa - only quick 5 minute drive & very reasonable family or individual weekly fee & free responsible Red Cross Certified childcare while you work out (very popular with guests! only about $60 per week family pass & free trial day)

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $99
Tax Rate 12.0%

Good news! We now have flexible arrival & departure days. 2 night minimum stay. We are mainly a short-term stay place-sorry no monthly discounts. no student groups or noisy groups. low-key respectful vacationers only - this is nice, quiet, relaxing vacation community. credit cards accepted. Reservations are non-refundable like most houses so we highly suggest travel insurance for peace of mind. We are proud to say we have many happy repeat guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund