Cozy Cottage in the Heart of Sarasota

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Last updated: 06/27/2016

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Adorable cottage with Master suite on one side of home and 2 guest bedrooms with their own bath on the other. Large flat screen tv in common room adjoining a spacious lanai overlooking the garden. Fully equipped kitchen and full size washer and dryer. There's a separate artist's studio in the garden with it's own private patio and a two car garage. Less than a mile to Trader Joe's and all you need!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1124 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    An enchanting setting with beautiful floral landscaping in your private backyard retreat conceals the fact that you are within a mile of Trader Joe's, fine dining and nightlife!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    On the lanai for 4 or in the kitchen for 2...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 car garage not accessible from drive but we are working on it...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:


  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lanai / Gazebo


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2016
30 night min stay

Christmas NY
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2017
30 night min stay

Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%


Rentals of 185 days or more do not pay the 12% tax. On occasion if vacancy exists a traveler may extend stay or for last minute vacancies or special occasions then less than 30 days may be acceptable with special rates applicable.

Cancellations will be charged a 10% fee of total rental charges if notice is given with advance time equal to the rental span. month notice for a one month rental, two month notice for a two month rental, etc. If sufficient notice is not given then the entire deposit is withheld unless the property can be re-let to another party for the same length of stay.

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7.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota-Bradenton Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3.96 Miles
Nearest Beach
Siesta Key Beach voted #1 in USA

Sarasota is considered as the cultural mecca of the southeast and boasts the #1 beach in the USA! 5 live theater venues, opera, symphony, ballet all in residence during high season! Then there's the Sarasota film festival, the wine fest, the guerrilla theater festival, the global arts festival, season of sculpture on the bay, power boat races and so much more!

Watersports abound and instructors are available for wind-surfing, water-skiing, jet skis, sailing, scuba and boating. Don't forget to bring your pail and shovel and maybe you'll compete in the annual siesta key sand sculpting festival! Or bring your sidewalk chalk and enter the chalk festival!

Express your inner fashionista when you visit st. Armand's circle with it's many boutiques and fine dining. Don't forget to relax and enjoy the people watching, from every corner of the globe while you relish an ice cream from one of the 4 vendors on the circle.

Downtown Sarasota and the bay front feature art galleries, fine jewelry, gorgeous Persian rugs, bridal boutiques and consignment stores. The gourmand will be in heaven at our primo restaurants original to Sarasota and featuring Italian, Moroccan, Mexican, Indian, Greek and good old American menus!

There are little jewels of neighborhoods scattered throughout town: find towels court for your inner artist and enjoy lunch as though in Provence, burns court features an art cinema, more original great restaurants, little shops, gulf gate has microbreweries, European restaurants and shops with authentic goods, a real German metzgerai and more for the adventurous palate!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2015

About: That's my dad and I at Tropicana watching the Red Sox from as close as you can get! I moved here with my own family in 1991 and Mom and Dad followed! We came for the arts but I have 9 SCUBA certifications too! I was a board member for 4 years at the Asolo, our state repertory theatre, performed at two local venues in a Noel Coward play and an original work and I was featured in an independent film which showed at the 2011 Sarasota Film Festival. I played a realtor which is called type-casting since that's what I do! There's nothing I don't know about the area (or at least can find out) and I'm available for questions!

Why Sarasota, FL, USA:
This home captured my friend's imagination the moment she saw it and she had to have it! I was able to help make that happen and I agreed to manage the cottage while she travels. It's hard to say who has the better end of the deal! I was struck by the warmth of this home and how it reminded me of Carmel, California both inside and out. The second you drive in a wave of relaxation charms you into leaving the busy world behind!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Although the home and backyard are tranquil, the hustle and bustle of Sarasota is two blocks away! You are near everything that everybody wants when they visit yet you return home to peace and quiet!

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Speaks: english



  • cottage front

    cottage front

  • path to front door

    path to front door

  • Foyer and Living Room to Lanai

    Foyer and Living Room to Lanai

  • view into Kitchen

    view into Kitchen

  • kitchen


  • Master bath with shower

    Master bath with shower

  • Third bedroom with twin bed

    Third bedroom with twin bed

  • Lanai seating

    Lanai seating

  • Artist's Studio

    Artist's Studio

  • Studio patio

    Studio patio

  • 2 car garage currently inaccessible from drive but we are working on that

    2 car garage currently inaccessible from drive but we are working on that

  • cottage drive

    cottage drive

  • verandah relaxation

    verandah relaxation

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom with queen bed, desk,dresser

    Master Bedroom with queen bed, desk,dresser

  • Second bedroom with queen bed

    Second bedroom with queen bed

  • Lanai Dining

    Lanai Dining

  • Lanai to view of garden and artist's studio

    Lanai to view of garden and artist's studio

  • Inside studio

    Inside studio

  • Full size washer and dryer in master suite

    Full size washer and dryer in master suite

  • Artist's studio

    Artist's studio

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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