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A little piece of Florida paradise- minutes away from Siesta Key Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Centrally located- the perfect getaway for any age!

This elegant beach-cottage decorated home is the perfect getaway for any vacation or event. This cozy home is ideal for couples, families or retirees looking for a nightly, weekly or monthly getaway. The location is fantastic! Minutes drive from the #1 beach in the USA Siesta Key, downtown Sarasota, St. Armand's circle, and many shops and restaurants.

The home is newly renovated and remodeled - inside and out. New kitchen and appliances, bathrooms, decor and furniture. The perfect beach cottage with a cozy feel.

The sunroom has a full size pool table perfect for entertainment. The large back yard is perfect for Barbecuing, relaxing on the hammock, lounging in the sun or entertaining with back yard games.

There are 3 bedrooms along will a full size pull out coach in the living room. The home comfortably sleeps 6-8 adults.

The home is fully equipped- you won't have to leave! The kitchen is gorgeous with all the essentials to make a delicious meal!

There is a full laundry room with a new state of the art washer and dryer. Ideal for those who pack light or for the guests who choose to stay a month.

There are 2 beach cruisers in the garage to ride to the beach or around town.

The neighborhood is in a golf course community. Ideal for golfers! The 18 hole golf course is newly renovated and perfect for any golfer!

The neighborhood is quite, however, centrally located to all major Sarasota attractions. The neighbors are all extremely friendly and helpful. Very clean and safe neighborhood! You will find people walking their dogs or strolling around with their children throughout the day. Walking distance to a few delicious restaurants.

The home is within 10 minutes to Siesta Key Beach, 10 minutes to Hyde Park, 5 minutes to Bee Ridge Park, 12 minutes to downtown Sarasota, 12 minutes to St. Arnold's circle and 15 minutes to the butterfly garden and MUCH MORE!!

RSW- SWFL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT is about 1 hour and fifteen minutes away!

Public transportation is easily accessible from our home.

More Details

Stephanie Drew
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2018

About Stephanie Drew

My husband and I are passionate travelers and have voyaged throughout the world. We understand the importance of a clean, safe and comfortable accommodation while traveling, therefore, we want to provide our guests with the same qualities that we look for.

We are young adults, no children yet and are both hardworking career individuals. Jordan, my husband, is a Florida native. I, Stephanie, grew up in France and Germany with my parents then moved to Florida in 1996. I speak English, French, German and moderate Spanish.

We are excited to share our special place with you!20

Stephanie Drew purchased this house in 2016

Why Stephanie Drew chose Southgate

My husband plays in competitive volleyball tournaments on Siesta Key Beach, and after years of visiting the area, we decided we would love a secondary home here. We have absolutely fallen in love with the area. Sarasota has a charm about it that makes you never want to leave. The locals are friendly, the city is very clean, and there is so much to do. We choose this home for its location! Minutes away from everything!!

Our home is newly renovated- all new kitchen, baths, flooring, appliances, furniture, decorations, everything!! Our backyard is something special. We spend a majority of our time in our large backyard barbecuing, laying out and enjoying the sun, relaxing by the fire pit or taking naps on the hammock. The large oak tree gives us the perfect amount of shade and breeze.

What makes this house unique

We've created the perfect getaway home for simply relaxing or entertaining friends and family.

Within the home, there is so much to do. The Florida sun room has a full size pool table that leads out to the back deck. The kitchen is equipted with state of the art appliances; ideal for cooking that perfect meal. The home has an open floor plan; the living room is open to the sun room, dining room and kitchen. The home has many windows in all rooms, making it bright and airy.

The large backyard is fenced in for privacy and has the perfect amount of space for many activities. There is a large outdoor dining table with an oversized umbrella for shade, hammock, outdoor sofa and chairs, fire pit and more.

There are a few delicious restaurants walking distance away!!

Our home is the perfect tranquil getaway - fully equipted and will make you feel at home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This home was everything that we expected and more. The location is fantastic, the décor is remarkable, the home is spotless and very clean, and the guests are incredible. The guests promptly responded at and all questions that we had. They ensure that our stay was more than perfect. We absolutely loved our vacation here and will be back!
Nov 2016
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Southgate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Attached to the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Guest bathroom closet has a large closet. Bath towels, beach towels, extra toilet paper and hair dryer is located in closet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom has in suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Living room sofa has a full size pull out bed. Comfortably sleeps 2 additional guests.
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This central location is perfect for those guests who choose to enjoy the beautiful beaches, fine dining, shopping, parks or other local attractions. Within minutes to all major locations.


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A little piece of Florida paradise- minutes away from Siesta Key Beach
average rating of 4.5 based on 9 reviews


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The house has as little as it needs to get by it sleeps eight but there is not enough furniture for eight people the master bedroom has dresser the other two bedrooms do not we even had to buy hangers dining room table seats four The kitchen is beautifully remodeled but does not have much cooking or no baking supplies very small Microwave that you couldn’t even put your plate in There was no mixer blender iron lamps it does have a very nice pool table And a backyard with a picnic table and a grill which was very nice we were there for three months so if we needed something we bought it and brought it home with us we did speak with the owners about lamps they didn’t find it necessary because of overhead lighting they did send us night lights

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our newly remodeled kitchen and tranquil outdoor area. I’m sorry to hear that you felt there was not sufficient supplies. Your reservation, however, was for 2 adults. We were unaware of the additional 6 guests until a month into your stay. We offered additional linens to ensure your guests had a comfortable stay and you declined. We did not charge you the additional guest fee for their entire stay to compensate for your troubles. We also continued to try to accommodate you by overnighting you a new vacuum and nightlights, per your request. We appreciate your feedback and will take the followings into consideration. We hope you enjoyed our beautiful home with your family!
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Very clean and super cute home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the quiet neighborhood and location of house was close to stores and many kinds of restaurants. We enjoyed the pool table, darts and tiki toss while waiting to leave in the morning and when winding down at night after being out all day. The owners were very sweet and always available if we needed them!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2017 Christmas stay

  • 4 of 5

We were very happy with our stay overall. The location was exactly where we wanted to be. And the owner contact us upon check in, everything was nicely labeled and instructions where to find or use everything. The pool table was a hit for the men.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, FL

Spring Training Trip

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Sarasota house met all of our expectations. Clean and well appointed, our group of guys attending Spring Training baseball games hope to rent it again next year. The pool table and ring toss got plenty of use, we were comfortable watching March Madness in the evenings. Stephanie was quick to respond to our communications. Thanks for contributing to our enjoyable vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Stay for the Month of Jan!

  • 5 of 5

My family had an awesome time in this home for the month of Jan 2017! Stephanie was awesome to work with, communication was great! House was lovely! Very Spacious, Backyard was awesome for the kids, close to everything, loved the yard games, loved the nice kitchen... we were very comfy during our stay! Thanks Brett

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Canada, CA

Nice House in Quiet Suburban Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Three bedroom two bath, decent kitchen, large common area. We had 15 for Christmas dinner, with no problem. The house, however, would be best used for backyard activities. It was winter , so we didn't really use the backyard. There's a fire pit and a (underpowered) electric grill. Games provided, like beanbag toss, ladder ball and a 3/4 pool table.

Owner was very responsive concerning questions about small issues, like getting the cable tv working, and we figured it out.

20 minutes to beach, lots of stores / restaurants within 5 minutes.


  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
86 Miles
SWFL international airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Forest Lakes Gulf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
75- highway
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Siesta Key beach
Car: necessary

Within a 3-10 mile radius, there are many activities and attractions to visit. From renown beaches, parks, museums, restaurants, shopping, theaters, water sports and much more, there is always something to do for any age.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $200
Property Damage Insurance $79

No smoking and pets considered

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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