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50% Off Super Summer Sale! Historic Downtown! Walk to it Everything! AAA Rated!

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Premium Area. Walk to Town & Harbor. Near Beaches. Car not Needed

Location, Location, Location!

On our website you can see virtual tours, floor plans, reviews, pictures and everything you need to know!
All of our cottages are listed with VRBO but you can also see them on our website.
We have 6 cottages, all located in a very special residential community right downtown within easy walking distance to everything: restaurants, cafe's, shopping, theater's, the marina, etc.
7n/8 Day Minimum

Laurel Park was voted the #1 neighborhood in Sarasota by "The Best of Sarasota Magazine". Siesta Key is consistently ranked the #1 beach in the United States, including Hawaii. Come and see why!

Sarasota has recently been rated the "#1 retirement mecca destination in the United States" and now you can come and stay right in the middle of it all! Sarasota remains high on the list of savvy travelers who know what a rare gem Sarasota is! By staying at he Mangrove Cottage, Right you will be in the heart of the downtown area where you can leisurely stroll to outdoor cafe's, restaurants, 9 performing arts theaters, the historic Opera House, 2 cinemas with 25 movie screens and so much more! Walk to the harbor and rent a boat, stroll to the farmer's market and shop for groceries! It's all here right at your finger tips!

This adorable cottage has been meticulously renovated preserving it's historic charm. Delightfully decorated with the owners collection of whimsical art work from local artists. You will be pleasantly surprised by the attention to detail. We offer soft fresh linens, premium mattress's, full kitchens, free Wifi, HDTV cable with DVR, laundry, private patio and off-street parking.
Location, location, location! That's why our neighborhood was voted #1 in Sarasota. It's right in town within easy walking distance to everything!!!!! Laurel Park is a small, quiet, historic neighborhood filled with fun Key West style conch houses, pastel colored cottages and restored bungalows. Come and enjoy what a special place Sarasota is by staying right in the middle of it all!!!!!!

Jeff O'Keefe
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 650 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    day bed with trundle...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    premium extra thick mattress and upscale linens...moreless

  • Master Bedroom with queen beg and ensuite bathroom.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Full Bathroom with shower/tub combo.


  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys


  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • 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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in a very special residential right downtown within easy walking distance to everything: restaurants, cafe's, shopping, theatre's, the harbor and marina....moreless

  • Village:

    Near St. Armand Circle, several beaches. Walk to Burns Court, Art and Theater District. Restaurants, cafes, Shopping, galleries, museums, library....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 window units. You control Temp....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Outside and maybe shared. FREE-no coins required...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 window units. You control Temp....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi Verizon ViOS...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Open floor-plan. Kitchen, living and dining open together....moreless

  • Parking:

    Private off-street parking at your door....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Outside and maybe shared. FREE-no coins required...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    can be rented...moreless

  • Boat:

    Walk to Harbor for boat rentals- Pleasure, Fishing, Party, Paddle...etc....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private patio ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 YMCA's upscale. indoor and out pools....moreless

  • Heated Pool


Write a review 4.5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SALE! Nat'l Rowing Event
Sep 20 - Oct 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Peak Season 2018
Dec 16 - Apr 14, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
  • Pet Fee $140 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 12%


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Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota International SRQ
0.03 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stumbling Distance!!! Hee-HEE
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Private, Semi-Private, Public
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.03 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100's within walking distance
3.7 Miles
Nearest Ski
Water Skiing
3.7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lido Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Premium Location! Laurel Park was voted #1 Neighborhood in Sarasota by "The Best of Sarasota Magazine! "Among Million Dollar area real estate. Walk or Bike to the most sought-after area for folks looking to enjoy privacy, quiet and charming- yet walk to the most exciting parts of town. No need to fight for parking- walk to Festivals, Farmer's Market, 10 live Theaters, 2 movie theaters, Opera House, Comedy Club, 1000's of restaurants, cafes, shopping, Art Galleries, Museums, Selby Botanical Gardens. Enjoy the area Beaches and St. Armand Circle (3.7 miles) Just over the beautiful Sarasota Bay.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Small Family Owned and Operated Business. My husband Jeff is the Mr. Fix-it, My son Paul is the Worker-Bee and I am the office manager and all around BOSS.... (as it should be!! Hee-Hee). We live full time in Sarasota, just 6 houses away. We are close and readily available 24/7.

Why the Owner Chose Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL, USA:
Adorable renovated cottages- well appointed. Located in most sought-after area in town! Real estate sells the same day it's listed. Rentals are by word of mouth, for good reason. Picture a beautiful, historic neighborhood with tropical tree-lined streets without the traffic or noise. Many restored 1920's Bungalows, Bermuda Cottages, and million $$$ ++ houses and condos. Quaint and quirky upscale neighbors (some famous artists, sculpturers & writers). Nestled in the heart of the city and adjacent to the harbor. Now picture walking to everything or even biking! Get plugged in and feel like a local!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
No car needed. Walk to theater and art districts, restaurants, cafes, shopping, and more!

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

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  • Shower/tub combo

    Shower/tub combo

  •  Pet friendly

    Pet friendly

VRBO #659454

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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