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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 1 - 28 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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

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 Siesta Key

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:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • 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


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Tropical bungalow steps from the baby powder sand of Siesta Beach and Village
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews

Really fun little bungalow and I loved the enclosed courtyard!

  • 4 of 5

Loved Siesta Key and walking to Siesta Village and the beautiful white sand beaches!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Welcoming with private lush patio

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this beach home. Kitchen had everything we needed. Sun room is beautiful. Home is very unique and decorated very cozy. Host was very attentive to our needs, and we spoke several times. Thanks Garrett for making our trip with our girls, a great time. Short walk to beach and to restaurants. We would definitely come back. My favorite spot was the patio!!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best stay ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is exactly what we were looking for in a relaxing beach trip. Walking distance to the beach and a short, easy bike ride into the village. The bungalow itself is SO cute and well kept! Gary is more than accommodating and's obvious he truly cares about making your trip as perfect as possible. I look forward to the next time I'm able to stay in this hidden gem again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Bungalow - walk to beach and village

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable week stay in this charming bungalow cottage that is just a few minutes walk to both the beach and all the village restaurants on Ocean Blvd. The cottage has a very private ambiance and features an adorable fenced in courtyard. I found myself pondering all the different varieties of tropical plants in this pleasant patio. The bungalow has everything we needed (including beach chairs and umbrella!) and all the kitchen supplies. No complaints. Hopefully we can make it back there.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was great.

  • 5 of 5

The property is located a short distance from town and from beach access 8. It is very clean and well taken care of. We had a great week and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Garey, the owner, called to check on us a couple of times to make sure we had everything we needed. He is great to work with and he had everything you needed for your stay including beach chairs and and umbrella. Thanks for a great week

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our Paradise away from home. Garrett was a perfect host. He checked to make sure we arrived safely and everything was explained perfectly. Brenda had the home so clean and looking amazing! The king size bed was so comfortable and the private patio provided some nice evenings to sit outside. The closeness of the home to Beach access #7 and Siesta Village made our stay outstanding. We are looking forward to returning next year and possibly sooner if time allows! Thank you for an amazing vacation and we recommend this home and Garrett to anyone looking to get away😎🏖

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much. It was my pleasure sharing my Bungalow and hope you revisit soon, very soon.
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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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $45 + Tax
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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.