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Minutes to Baseball, Museums and the Beach... It Doesn't Get Any Better!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom/ 1 Bath, large fenced yard, Baseball, Museums and Beach nearby.

1950's bungalow completely redone inside and out! Beautifully decorated in a French Country/Florida style with pops of color throughout!

Enjoy a cup of morning Joe while relaxing in the breakfast nook as the Gulf breezes wash over you. The breakfast nook opens into the newly remodeled kitchen with dishwasher, stove, microwave , bar and crisp white Corian counters. The kitchen has been stocked with everything from melamine dishes for dining outside on the patio or stoneware dishes for dining in the tropical dining room, we even have a large roaster pan for cooking up that holiday meal! Check under the sink cabinet to find basic cleaning supplies, dish towels and dish drainer. The living room and dining room have been opened up to create one large room for that feeling of spaciousness. The bar in the dining room has been stocked with plenty of indoor and outdoor bar-ware including the Margarita and wine glasses. In the living room we have added a new 42 inch flat screen with FiOS, Blu-Ray player, movies, books and games. Access your favorite shows on Netflix, Hulu, Vudu and Amazon Prime on the Blu-Ray so you don't have to miss a thing while you are on vacation, so cozy up on the couch and relax.

This adorable bungalow comes with 2 modestly decorated bedrooms. Each bedroom has a new queen size mattress, 1600 thread count microfiber sheets (very soft by the way), dresser and wardrobe closet. Relax under the ceiling fans for that complete tropical feeling. Feeling a bit chilly at night? Warm up with the our brand new Fujitsu Mini Split AC/Heater units (very efficient). You can control each unit separately whether you are in the living/dining room or bedrooms. No need to worry about robes or slippers... we have that too!

The bathroom has been totally remodeled with a large tiled walk in shower with handheld shower but look closer, we have added a rain head shower head in the ceiling for the feeling of a tropical rain shower. Dry off with luxurious Egyptian cotton towels, don't worry we have plenty to go around. No need to worry about bringing your toiletries, we provide 3.5 ounce bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, 50 spf sunscreen, fresh bar of Dial soap and body scrubby for that fresh spa like feeling.

Don't feel like heating up the kitchen for dinner? Well then, how about grilling up some fresh shrimp and steak on the propane grill and then dining Al Fresco on the patio. Get your daily allotment of vitamin D while lounging on the chaise lounges under the breezeway as the warm Gulf breeze flows over you.

Hmm, what about the laundry? Well not to worry, we've got that too! Located just a few steps from the front door is the laundry room complete with washer, dryer and folding counter. But wait... there's more! We keep the beach chairs, beach umbrella and rolling cart in the laundry room as well. Want to take a little bike ride to check out the area? Just let us know and we will place two bicycles in the laundry room for your enjoyment. The bicycles are available upon request for $25 each per week or $100 each per monthly stay.

Have pets? We are very fond of pets (up to 25Lbs.) so bring FiFi or Fido (we are very allergic to kitties... aahh choo!) along with you. They can run and play in the large fenced yard to their hearts' content. Please remember to clean up after you pet. Oops! You forgot to bring bags for FiFi? We provide one roll for each pet and a small bag of treats for them as well. After all, they are on vacation too!

There is a small beach that is opposite Bird Key that is definitely dog-friendly. It's used as a launch area for sailboarders and kayakers, some fishermen, and by locals who want a place for their dogs to swim. It's definitely a place for fido to splash around. It's certainly legal; there are doggy poop bags plus signs to clean up after your pet. If you're trying to locate it, Bird Key beach is just as you cross Ringling Bridge from downtown and before you get to Lido Key/St. Armands.

If you're just looking for a place to walk your pet, Joan Durante Park on Longboat is a good place.

Just minutes to 1000's of things to do! Only 3 blocks from Ringling College of the Arts and 2 blocks to the Sarasota Jungle Gardens provide you with the best location in town. A short 5 to 10 minute car ride to everything from Shopping, Art Galleries, Museums and Cultural Arts. Enjoy walking to outdoor Cafes, Farmer's Markets, Festivals and Parades. Walk the City's Waterfront Park & Harbor to Marina Jack's Restaurant. Sarasota, Sometimes Referred To As 'The Gem Of The Florida Gulf Coast' Is Rich With Culture -- A Theater And Arts District, The Bay Front Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Art Galleries Along Main Street And Palm Beautiful And Sought-After Barrier Islands. Intriguing Museums, Breathtaking Sunrises And Sunsets, Ballets, Operas, And Plenty Of Outdoor Activities Add To The Immense Beauty Of This Locale. Whether It Is Watching Birds Or Exploring The Exotic Species Of Tropical Plants Or Simply Collecting Shells Along The Beach, Fun And Entertainment Will Always Follow You.

Cleaning Fee $250

Pet Fee $150 per pet, per stay

Damage Insurance $99

Palm Bungalow requires a 7 night minimum stay.

50% Down Payment Is Required At Time Of Booking To Secure Your Stay.Balance Is Due 8 Weeks Prior Arrival.

If Reserving Less Than 8 Weeks Prior To Arrival, Payment Is Due In Full. Pet fee is $150 per pet, per stay.

Note: Until Confirmed, Rates Are Subject To Change Without Notice.

Cancellation Policy is available upon request.

* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.

More Details

Owner
Beth Hillard
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Beth Hillard

Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals is a a family owned and operated business here is Sarasota. Being a military wife and running a military household, I feel that I have an attention to detail that some do not have. Our team will schedule tee times, day spa appointments, dinner reservations and even find a nanny to take care of the kids while Mom and Dad take a day off. If you would prefer a private dinner, we can arrange for a personal chef to come an cook for you (Mom, he will even do the dishes after he cooks). The list goes on and on. The main thing are here to make sure that you get the vacation home and the vacation that you deserve, want and need in today's hectic world. After you reserve your vacation home with us, call me for the little details and I will handle them for you before you arrive. Here at Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals our goal is to help you achieve the vacation of your dreams. After all, we all deserve to be pampered once in a while.

Beth Hillard purchased this bungalow in 2014

Why Beth Hillard chose Bayou Oaks

As soon as we saw it, we knew it would be perfect as a vacation rental property. Palm Bungalow was telling us to make her beautiful again. She was a true labor of love and now she looks great! Not bad for being nearly 65 years old!

What makes this bungalow unique

We have installed a 6 foot privacy fence around Palm Bungalow for our guests and their pets. Everything has been updated even those things you don't see. Every stud, wall, light fixture, whole house wiring and plumbing are new from the bottom to the top. The new A/C just went in about 2 weeks age and the new roof was just installed 4 weeks ago! One more thing... we also place spa robes, slippers, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, sunscreen and body wash in each of our units so there is not need to take up valuable space in your suitcase, save the extra room for all of those souvenirs you will take back home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had two great weeks while staying at the Pam Bungalow. It was the prefect size for a young couple on their honeymoon. The towel swan on the master bed was a pleasant surprise. We spent a lot of time grilling and enjoying the outdoor patio area. We loved how clean and organized everything was! Thank you for a great stay.
Mar 2017
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Amenities

Bayou Oaks Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Two Shower Heads (1 hand held & Rain Head Shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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5

All the comforts of Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for my husband and I, plus our dog Ben, who loved the fenced in yard.

The location was very convenient for us. We were able to visit with friends on Anna Marie Island and had friends visit us from Cape Coral. Downtown Sarasota is just a few minutes away. It offers great food for all different tastes, art gallery's, and live entertainment in the evenings. The keys ( Venice, Siesta Key, Armand, Longboat, and Anna Marie) are a quick drive down the road. If your a beach person you will love Siesta Key...one of the best in FL. We took evening walks and saw beautiful sunsets around the Indian Beach area which is right across the way from the house. Beth, the agent for this property was very accommodating and added the little touches that made the place feel like home. We had everything we needed for our monthly stay. Thank you Beth and Kalypso Bay Rentals

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. T., Thank you for the wonderful words about the Palm Bungalow. We loved having you and little Ben and look forward to your return. Sincerely, Beth (Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals)
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5

We loved the fenced in yard

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable house, just perfect for the two of us and our dogs. Kitchen is very efficient and included everything we needed. We loved that we could walk to the grocery store every day if we wanted and also the locality made it easy to visit so many different beaches which we enjoy. Actually it was so perfect for us we reserved it next year, and also Beth and her staff were very nice and helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great time had by all!

  • 5 of 5

We came in for the wedding of our niece over the Thanksgiving holiday and had a great time. I actually reserved two properties managed and listed with Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals and it made all the difference, the second property was even located next door! My 3 kids flew in to attend the wedding and Thanksgiving as well so that made our stay even that more enjoyable. It was a true family reunion.

The bungalow is nicely appointed and very comfortable. We brought our little Benji with us and he thoroughly enjoyed the large fenced yard. We shall be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We totally loved it! Awesome! We'll be back! Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

First time using VRBO and it was my wife's idea. She did an excellent job in locating this place and we were both well pleased. We both agreed that the beds could've been bigger but the preparation that went into this bungalow was unbelieveable. I am a tea drinker and bought my tea pot. The first thing I noticed when I walked into the home? A tea pot on the stove. Wow! Everything we needed was there for our convenience from the bleach and detergent in the laundry room to the seasoning for the meats we cooked in the cabinets to the gas grill outside. We really enjoyed the location, only a 6 minute ride to our daughter's dance studio and a Neighborhood Walmart right around the corner. The cost for us far out weighed a hotel because our daughter had her own bedroom, I could cook and we could have dinner at the dinner table. 2 bicycles were provided and located in the laundry room for us to ride if we desired as well as beach towels if we needed them. Very tastefully decorated and as cozy as can be. We are already planning on returning next year and hopefully we can do 5 weeks instead of 3. We also loved the fenced in yard where we could pull our vehicle inside and close the gate for the night. I would highly recommend this location and would stay either here or anywhere else we may be for a extended period. Our next reservation is already in place. Thanks..

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. T, Palm Bungalow is one of our favorites and we are overjoyed that you had such a wonderful time and look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Beth Hillard Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals, LLC
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4

Charming Cottage

  • 4 of 5

This charming cottage was perfectly appointed near all of downtown Sarasota's attractions. I particularly enjoyed the Ringling Brothers Museum complex, especially the miniatures which I had recently seen featured on CBS Sunday Morning. A must see. I also loved visiting Lido Key Beach which was just a ten minute drive from the house. I am fortunate enough to have friends in the area and took a driving tour of Siesta Key and Myakka River State Park. So enchanting. The house itself suited my needs, and was delightfully decorated yet perfectly comfortable. Being within walking distance of grocery shopping made day to day life easy and relaxing. All in all, a lovely place to vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mrs. H, We are so glad that you enjoyed our little bungalow during your vacation to Sarasota and we look forward to your return visit in the future. Sincerely, Beth Hillard, Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals
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5

Very cute and comfortable bungalow

  • 5 of 5

The bungalow was very nicely decorated and equipped. Everything we needed was here. All kitchen tools, the shower was great! Beds were very comfortable. The sun porch was a great place for morning coffee (did get hot in the late afternoons). It has a nice private yard for the dog. We were happy that beach chairs and towels were available, all and all a wonderful vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. C, Thank you for choosing Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals for your "fun in the sun" vacation in Sarasota. We look forward to having you visit us again! Sincerely, Beth Hillard Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals, LLC
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Map

Nearest Airport
1.7 Miles
SRQ Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Memories Lounge
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Rolling Green Golf Club
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lido Beach
Car: necessary

Cleaning Fee $250

Pet Fee $150

Damage Insurance $99

Palm Bungalow requires a 7 night minimum stay.

50% Down Payment Is Required At Time Of Booking To Secure Your Stay.Balance Is Due 8 Weeks Prior Arrival.

If Reserving Less Than 8 Weeks Prior To Arrival, Payment Is Due In Full. Pet fee is $150 per pet, per stay.

Note: Until Confirmed, Rates Are Subject To Change Without Notice.

Cancellation Policy is available upon request.

* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 12.0%

Palm Bungalow requires a 7 night minimum stay.
50% Down Payment Is Required At Time Of Booking To Secure Your Stay.Balance Is Due 8 Weeks Prior Arrival.
If Reserving Less Than 8 Weeks Prior To Arrival, Payment Is Due In Full. Pet fee is $150 per pet, per stay.
Note: Until Confirmed, Rates Are Subject To Change Without Notice.
Cancellation Policy is available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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