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Tropical bungalow steps from the baby powder sand of Siesta Beach and Village

Bedrooms 1
Space 802 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Just accross the street from access #8 to the #1 Beach USA

Two blocks from the Village with restaurants, bars, shop to drop stores the cottage is a tropical getaway with lush landscaping reminiscent of a lazier time. It features one bedroom, one bath, a sunroom and a tropical private garden/courtyard. Just across the street from the beach at access #8 and #7. The perfect location!

The cottage offers you a living room with vaulted ceilings, track lighting, hardwood floors, a 40” TV with DVR and Blue- Ray, two lounge chairs, an ottoman and a futon/sleep sofa (see below for bed measurements).

The sunroom has a vaulted ceiling and a wall of glass overlooking the garden/courtyard with a 32” TV, two lounge chairs, an ottoman and a futon/sleep sofa (see below for bed measurements).

The kitchen is well equipped for a week, month or longer stay. It has under counter lighting, a cooktop, dish washer and Cuisinart convection/microwave.

The dining room seats six and looks out over the courtyard/garden.

The bedroom has a king size bed, 600 count cotton sheets, a large walk in closet with a closet organizer.

The bath has a shower/tub and.

For your convenience, a washer and dryer for your laundry needs.

The courtyard is enclosed and perfect for relaxing, sunbathing, drinks with old friends or new, or a candlelight dinner.

Housekeeping and Nanny service available.

PLEASE NOTE: Futon/Sleeper Sofa Sleeping Dimensions: 70'L x 43.5'W x 15.7'H


Check in at 4:00 and check out at 10:00AM. If special consideration is required please inquire.


More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Garey

As a native of Sarasota, I grew up riding horses on Siesta Key and building bonfires on the beach at night with my friends. Things have changed a lot but I would never think of leaving. I love the Key as much now as I did then.

Garey purchased this condo in 1988

Why Garey chose Florida South West

This is reminiscent of a lazier time in Florida when things moved more slowly and revolved around beach walking, sunsets and drinks with friends. This is not Corporate Condo living. This is a unique cottage (much as you would see in Key West) for guests who enjoy the flavor of 'Old' Florida.

What makes this condo unique

How could you beat being right across the street form access #8 and .03 (yes, .03) miles to the village! No need for a car just flip flops and a straw hat.


Siesta Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 802 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Shower/Tub combo., abundant towels, washer and dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 600 count cotton sheets
  • King bed, 600 count cotton sheets, walk in closet with closet organizer
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Living room and sunroom have futon/sleeper sofa. Please note:Sleeping Dimensions: 70'L x 43.5'W x 15.7'H


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Tropical bungalow steps from the baby powder sand of Siesta Beach and Village
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Great owner and location

  • 5 of 5

Garey & Brenda were very nice and accommodating. Great location. Walk to restaurants, bars, shops, market and beach. About 1/4 mile to all the above. Short drive to Sarasota. Quiet at night. Parking right next to the unit. Clean and well equipped and I get the feeling if it doesn't have what you need the owners will help you out. Hope to be back someday!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lewes, Delaware


  • 5 of 5

We arrived and found the rental just cleaned and in good order. We were very comfortable during our six week stay. Location across the street to the beach access is ideal, as well as an easy walk into the village. Garey and Brenda easy to work with and very accomodating. FIVE STARS!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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westport, ct

Great location in Siesta Key.

  • 4 of 5

I spent the past 2 months at this cottage and I loved it. It was very comfortable for me and my dog. I loved the enclosed garden and the space, in general.

Gary, the owner, and his sister-in-law, Brenda, who lives next door were wonderful. They were very eager to help if there were any problems and really on top of everything. I'm returning next winter.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love so much we have rented 2 years in a row!

  • 5 of 5

This bungalow is perfect for families or couples. Perfect to walk to beach and village. Been going to Siesta Key for 15 years and this place is A+++. Bungalow has EVERYTHING you need. Super clean with comfy bed. Garey the owner makes sure everything is perfect. I have now recommended this place to everyone I know. A true hidden treasure.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bowling Green

Funky and Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

What a find this bungalow is. An older property that has been updated to create a very charming place for a beach getaway. Very clean and furnished with everything you need, including beach towels, chairs, and umbrella. Quite spacious with large bedroom and kitchen, plus a living room, sunroom, and bath. The very private patio is shaded all day long and perfect for reading or dining before or after a day at the beach. Owner Garey was very easy to work with during the booking process; and Garey's sister-in-law Brenda lives on-site and is readily available to answer questions. Although only a short walk to Siesta Village, the area is generally very quiet. Only one caveat: Access to Siesta Beach is nearby but requires a very long walk across very soft sand to actually get to the Gulf. The beach is beautiful once you get to it, but there are other access points and beaches that may be better-suited for some guests. Overall, we were very happy with the bungalow and highly recommend it to others. Excellent location and value.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We really enjoyed our stay here.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. We stayed the whole week of Thanksgiving. Glad that there were 2 futons (one for me and one for my niece). A murphy bed or sleeper sofa would be more comfortable for a longer stay. Gary has beach chairs and an umbrella for use. The bungalow had everything that we needed. Gary was easy to reach by phone and Brenda was also available and very helpful. The bungalow is very close to the beach and to the village. Great location! I would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Myakka River State Park, Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota Opera, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall,The Players Theatre, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, St Armands Circle, Sun Ride Pedicab & Historic Tours , Sea Life Kayak Rentals and Kayak Tours,Siesta Sports Rentals,Siesta Key Bike & Kayak, Adventure Kayak Outfitters Tours & Rentals,Towles Court Artist Colony, LeBarge Tropical Cruises


Rates & Availability

Siesta Key Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Off Season
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Feb 1 2018 - Apr 28 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Check in at 4:00 and check out at 10:00AM. If special consideration is required please inquire.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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