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

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


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

Member since: 2005
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
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

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!


Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • 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
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!


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Steps to Stunning Beach-3BR designer beach cottage gem! Untouched by Irma!
average rating of 4.5434785 based on 46 reviews

We had a good stay at this rental

  • 4 of 5

The best part was the location in relationship to the beach. Easy walking distance. It was clean and well maintained. We were a group of six ladies, but we made it work with the one bathroom. I would recommend this to a potential renter.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Miki - Glad you had a good stay at Casa Sangria. Happy to hear you found this beach location to be ideal. For future reference, I'd suggest neighboring Villa Mimosa with more bathrooms - nice feature for ladies getaways. Thanks for being fantastic guests! Best regards, amy
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Very Nice 👍

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable and convenient location.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kent, Delighted you found Casa Sangria to be very nice, comfortable and convenient! That's our goal. Best regards, amy
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Super clean

  • 5 of 5

Super clean very quiet

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Katie for being great guests! Glad you found Casa Sangria to be super clean & quiet -- our housekeepers work very hard to keep the place exceptionally clean and I will pass along your nice remarks to the Team! I love how quiet and relaxing our neighborhood is - glad you noticed! Come back and visit again soon. best regards, amy
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Pleasant and quaint - had everything we need

  • 4 of 5

Casa Sangria is located in a cute little community across the street from the beach. The living space was clean, quaint and efficient. We had a 4 yr old and a 1 yr old and made use of the high chair and pack n play. Host was responsive when we needed space heaters and a hair dryer. Loved the spa out back. This is not a luxury condo but well maintained (albeit a little damp) and was everything we needed for our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you found Casa Sangria beach cottage to be clean, quaint, efficient and to have everything you needed for a great, relaxing family vacation! We updated AC/hvac - thanks so much for letting us know so we could quickly improve it. Our team really enjoyed meeting your family! Best regards, amy
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Loved Casa Sangria for grandma's 90th !

  • 5 of 5

Casa Sangria was simply a beyond adorable, exceptionally clean beach cottage that was just perfect for our grandmother's 90th birthday celebration! We rented several of these charming neighboring beach cottages & all were great for us. (just decorated differently but housekeeper said they used the same interior designer lady for all of the cottages - we really loved her taste!) All new appliances & furnishings throughout it looked like to us. Super clean. Family room & Bedrooms were definitely "cottage size" which was totally fine for our group and part of the charm. There's more family room seating than the pictures reflect & it worked for our group. all movie channels were free which was a big hit with our family. in-house free washer and dryer was helpful. There are other beach cottages near by like most popular beach communities but we felt this cute street was quite quiet & relaxing. Lots of beach gear for our cottage in a dark brown big beach gear bin on the exterior side of cottage next to a patio table for us with a fun thatched island style patio umbrella. At first I had bit of trouble locating beach gear but its pretty obvious when you sit at the patio table. we had lots of fun with the outdoor ping-pong area & the kids and adults all Loved the new swim spa. The blue tile on the new waterfall is very sparkly when the sun hits it - my husband and I found it relaxing the chill out in the new swim spa with the massage therapy jets. At the Lemon Bay end of our street there are two park benches guests have access to for Lemon Bay fishing or relaxing with the serene Bay views. The kids found tons of the pre-historic sharks teeth on the awesome beach near us - so cool! We were told this beach near the cottages - only a 1 minute quick walk - is one of the best places in the world to find these thousands of year old treasures. Our kids also liked to walk to the popular "Barefoot" souvenir shop down the street for inexpensive trendy beach jewelry. The blue starfish team was super friendly & very helpful whenever we had a request. Housekeeper Elena is a bundle of energy & quite funny!! Lastly we had a blast with the sand games & live tropical tunes at Sand Bar Restaurant (formerly flounders & much better now everyone was saying). We used a couple light bulbs so the place could use a few more spare ones as a suggestion. Everything was wonderful & we plan to be back soon with our family. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alex - I'm so happy to hear your grandma's 90th celebration was a big success and filled with happy memories of your special beach vacation! I'm glad it worked out so well for your extended family to reserve our neighboring places in various sizes - so everyone could still be close but still have their own place. I am passing along your sweet remarks to our devoted, super hard-working blue starfish team - it will be lots to them - thanks for being fantastic guests! best, amy
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Our favorite beach cottage! Super Cute & Clean!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing beach escape! Super Cute, very clean & comfortable. This was our third time staying at casa Sangria and we feel very at home here. We booked two neighboring cottages for relatives. We really appreciate the new comfortable furnishings & seating. The new glass shower door made the cottage bathroom feel more spacious & is a nice touch. We absolutely love the quick 1 minute walk to the beach. Our family found lots of the pre-historic sharks teeth the area is famous for. The only item needing replacing was a can opener & housekeepers quickly brought a new one. Flounders restaurants is under new ownership and has much better service - it is now called Sandbar with an awesome beachy Tiki bar area. I also loved "Waverly" restaurant for the ocean views & delicious food. Highly suggest Trying the dolphin/sunset tours! fmack

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm thrilled to hear you are VIP repeat guests X 3 to Casa Sangria and that you found the cottage to again be super cute, very clean & comfortable. Glad you liked our improvements! The blue starfish Team really enjoys getting to know our many repeat guests. Your family is welcome back any time and we thank you for being such great guests! Glad you have some sharks teeth souvenirs - I think our beach is one of the best places in Florida to find these pre-historic treasures! best regards, amy
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sarasota Airport
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Englewood Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
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)




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

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