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2/2 ON THE BEACH, SHOPS, BARS, RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE STREET, GREAT LOCATION!

Donna Grimmer

Advertiser since: 2006
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Donna Grimmer

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2/2 ON THE BEACH, SHOPS, BARS, RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE STREET, GREAT LOCATION!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Siesta Key Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

•House of the Sun is located at 6518 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, Florida 34242

• 2nd Floor Unit #201.

•Reserved parking space is located under the building and you car will be kept cool 24/7.

•Master Bedroom has a king size bed, double mirrored closets, a mirrored vanity area, flat screen TV and is very spacious.

•Second bedroom has two twin beds and flat screen TV.

•Living Room has High speed wireless internet, Surround Sound Home Theater with Ipod docking station, Blue Ray DVD player and 55'' flat screen smart TV.

•Fully equipped kitchen with a clothes washer and clothes dryer.

•Balcony with two lounge chairs, table w/4 chairs.

•Beach towels, beach chairs, and beach toys are all here. No need to bring any.

•Heated Pool and our own private tennis courts overlook the gulf.

•House of the Sun supplies lounge chairs both at the pool and on our section of the beach.

Views from the balcony face off to the southwest. Although this condo does not offer a view of the gulf, we still have a very nice view facing off towards the southwest and we get a wonderful southern exposure on our balcony all day long. House of the Sun has fourth and fifth floor decks with tables, chairs and lounge chairs and is a popular spot for sunset and the breathtaking panoramic views of Siesta Key Beach. Our HEATED POOL, and PRIVATE TENNIS COURTS overlook the gulf. During winter season the location cannot be beat, being one block from the Stickney Point Bridge (no long, slow lines on and off the key), and restaurants, bars, grocery, bike rental, drug store, ice cream, 7/Eleven, and much, much more, just across the street from House of the Sun.

Guests of House of the Sun enjoy bringing their evening cocktails and snacks to the FIFTH FLOOR DECK where a horn is typically blown at sunset every evening. CHARCOAL GRILLS are availble with a beautiful picnic area that overlooks the beauty of the Gulf.

If you want a stress-free drive-free vacation, away from the public beach but still on the beautiful quartz crystal sands of Siesta Key Beach, this is one to consider.

If you would like to watch any of the video tours of the condos that I own and privately rent on Siesta Key, you can do so by logging into youtube. In the youtube search engine, input donnagrimm and all of my videos will appear. You can view my Crescent Royale 2 bedroom 2 bath condo and my condo at House of the Sun as well as my Sea Club II one bedroom condo.

Please feel free to call or email me anytime. Have a great day.

Keywords: 2 bedroom 2 bath condo on Siesta Key on the beach, Donna Grimmer, vacationsiesta

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Donna Grimmer (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2006
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2014

About Donna Grimmer

Hi. I'm Donna Grimmer and I have three condos that I would love to show to you. If you are familiar with youtube, you can search out my videos by typing donnagrimm into the search engine at youtube. Although I do not live in Florida, I'm on Siesta Key many times a year and constantly check to make sure that my condos are in excellent condition. If you have any questions about my condos, please feel free to contact me anytime through this VRBO website. Have a great day.

Donna Grimmer purchased this condo in 2005

Why Donna Grimmer chose Siesta Key

House of the Sun is an extremely well run and maintained property. And we have all of the conveniences of shopping right across the street. We do not have to deal with the slow moving traffic on the key as we are just off of the south bridge (Stickney Point). Having a condo on the 2nd floor is a wonderful convenience, even with the 2 elevators, we can just walk up one flight of stairs to our condo. We love our place at House of the Sun!

What makes this condo unique

Dave and I have been coming to Siesta Key for over 15 years and we love it. We decided to purchase our condo at House of the Sun for so many reasons. First, we really like the location. The complex is on the gulf and one block away from the Stickney Point Bridge. During the busier times of the year, it is wonderful to be able to leave our building, cross the bridge and get to our destination without long, slow lines. We enjoy the large, heated pool the overlooks the gulf, and we love the decks on the fourth and fifth floors. Every evening, guests of House of the Sun love to come up to the 4th and 5th floor decks for sunset. A horn is typically blown from our 5th floor deck just as the sun is disappearing into the Gulf. The deck provides a panoramic view of Siesta Key Beach, and we are one of the very view complexes that have these wonderful decks right on the beach. We love the convenience of being able to walk across the street for groceries at the Crescent Market, cocktails at the Sniki Tiki and dinner at Claytons. Typically, my car stays under the building in my covered parking space for most of my time at House of the Sun. Everything that I need is right across the street, from rentals, to shops, to a variety of eateries, liquor stores, ice cream, pizza, pharmacy, rentals, and the list goes on and on...I simply cannot say enough about the location and amenities here at House of the Sun!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Donna,

We had a blast at Siesta Keys and your condo was perfect for our family. We especially loved the location of it. We are hoping to do it again in the future if it is still available. I will definitely recommend it to others asking as well.

Thanks again,

--Rod.
Jul 2014
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Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

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2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 24 reviews
business
2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314793vb
-216-246-7659
Siesta Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

One of the Best of Siesta!!

  • 5 of 5
This was our second time to SKB, but first time renting with Donna. First, Donna is a class act renter- great communication, very quick to respond to questions, just overall EXCELLENT customer service!! Secondly, as everyone else has mentioned the condo was great- clean, location, etc. As a matter of fact, the wife and I are talking about our next trip back next year and I have no doubt we will be looking to rent this unit or another one of Donna's rentals!! Enjoy the sunsets, easy access to restaurants, etc. Thank you very much and I would definitely recommend this condo!!
  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314793vb
-216-246-7659
Siesta Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Very clean and nice

  • 5 of 5
Thank you for renting us your condo Donna. It was clean,comfortable,and close to everything we needed. We had a 6 year old and a 15 year old with us and they both loved it there. No one wanted to leave!! Look forward to our next time renting from you.
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diana, Thank you for the wonderful note. I value families like yours I look forward to having you and your family back to this condo or to my other 2 bedroom condo located at Crescent Royale. Just a tip for June and July, they book early and fast, so if Siesta Key is your destination for summer fun, I'm just an email away. Have a wonderful summer!
business
2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314793vb
-216-246-7659
Siesta Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Repeat renters

  • 5 of 5
This was the 2nd time we have rented this condo. It is clean, has all the amenities and in a great location. What is really nice is being able to access keys in the lock box and not have to formally check in or out. Owner is very responsive. I would definitely recommend this condo.
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan and Steve,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I love having you as one of my many repeat guests. Just remember, if you can't get into this condo, I have two other condos that you may also enjoy...and, as with this one, they also have access via lock box. Take care and Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas!
business
2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314793vb
-216-246-7659
Siesta Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Gratiot, Ohio
5

Loved everything about this condo

  • 5 of 5
Loved the amenities and all of your attention to detail in the emails you sent me. I feel like you really want your guest to get the most out of there stay at your condo. The condo was very clean and had everything we needed but food/drinks. Loved that the rooms had ceiling fans and you had a cooler for us to take to the beach/pool. It was nice that you had tennis rackets for your guest and yes we did play a few games each morning, and yes we where the entertainment for all the pool guest. We did take your advise and try the Blue Q, and Cosimo's Pizza. We enjoyed both of them and will visit them again. We loved having the covered parking and the beach right out side the doors. Thank you so much for sharing your condo and we hope to return again next year. I can't say enough about how much we enjoy your place. Thank you again.
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Polly,
Thank you so much. It makes my day when I know that my guests enjoyed the condo as well as all of its amenities. You are an awesome guest, took excellent care of my condo, and I hope that you will come back to Siesta Key again.
business
2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314793vb
-216-246-7659
Siesta Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
4

Very Clean, nice condo

  • 4 of 5
Overall,we enjoyed our stay at House of the Sun. Donna was easy to deal with and very detailed and prompt during the reservation process. The condo itself is very clean. The building is very secure and quiet (although because this unit is on the end, there is live music across the street on some evenings and it can be heard in the master bedroom). Although you are not on the ocean, you can see a small glimpse from the balcony. The on-site staff was prompt and helpful when we needed assistance. We loved the roof top area - it was perfect for watching the sunset. The pool is small, but plenty big enough for our kids to swim in. The rec room could use some refreshing. The pool table, air hockey and fuse ball were fun, but very worn.

Although, I would recommend their condo, we did have a few issues. The biggest two were the fact that the keys did not work well at all, to the point where we needed assistance getting in. After a phone call to Dave, the locks were repaired, but Dave was unapologetic and at times even rude to my husband about it. The other issue we had was the wi-fi is spotty at best. They are using the wi-fi in the building, but because there is not wi-fi in the condo itself, it's hard to connect. My husband was able to access it with his computer, but I was never able to connect any of my electronics. Lastly, although the linens are clean, some of them are quite worn (even with holes in them), and should be replaced.

None of these issues would keep me from renting from them again, but the owners should address them if they want to guarantee a great stay.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi Julie, Thank you for the nice compliments with regard to the cleanliness of the condo. Sometimes issues arise that I am unaware of and when I do hear of problems, I respond immediately. The problem with the dead bolt lock was addressed the same day you brought it to my attention and the office replaced the lock the very next day so that the dead bolt lock would work properly. The regular handle lock was working fine and did allow you to enter and leave the condo easily. With regard to the wifi, it is supplied by the association to all condos at House of the Sun. The wifi, when not being used, will time out on the computer after a 20 minute down time, and you have to re-log onto the system. There are wifi signal boosters in the hallway ten feet from the condo door which usually provides a strong signal. When your husband wanted to change the television primary settings for some type of action picture and wanted the original TV remote rather than the cable remote that is provided, we did not allow him to make changes to our TVs. There have been problems in the past with other guests making system changes that ended up with the TV not working for future guests. In order to avoid possible problems, we have a basic setting that has worked well with the TV and sound system which are both brand new. The surround system and 55 inch flat screen TV have been very well received. I am sorry that you took offense to how my husband communicated this to your husband. He did not mean to offend anyone. He just did not want to change the system for your preferences. With regard to the linens, I use all white linens so that they can be bleached by the cleaning staff. The sheets and towels are replaced as needed. There are extra replacement sheets and towels in the closet and if it was something that you did not like, you were able to switch it out for one in the closet. My cleaning people will destroy worn linens when they see them and they must have missed the linens that you noted. I have reminded my cleaning person to look for those sheets and destroy them when she is in for the next clean.
business
2/2 ON THE BEACH, Shops, bars, restaurants across the street, great location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314793vb
-216-246-7659
Siesta Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Marshalltown, IA USA
5

You cannot go wrong here!

  • 5 of 5
This condo exceeded my expectations! The customer service from Donna was above and beyond. Following a bad experience attempting to rent another unit in this development, the experience with Donna was a breath of fresh air. Everything was clean, well-maintained and the condo was conveniently located within walking distance of a number of good restaurants and other entertainment.

The beach in the "back yard" is one of the best I have ever experienced. The sand is more like flour than sugar--not rocky or grainy in the least.

Tip for margarita lovers: See Linda, bartender extraordinaire, at the lounge across the street next to the Tiki bar.
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Sarasota/Bradenton SRQ
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-75
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Siesta Key Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Dec 27 2014 to Feb 6, 2015
Dec 27 2014 - Feb 6 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,275
 
 
Feb 7 to April 10, 2015
Feb 7 2015 - Apr 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,475
 
 
April 11-May 1, 2015
Apr 11 2015 - May 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,100
 
 
May 2 to June 19th, 2015
May 2 2015 - Jun 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
$980
 
 
June 20th to Aug 7th
Jun 20 2015 - Aug 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,100
 
 
Aug 8th to Nov 21, 2015
Aug 8 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
$980
 
 
Thanksgiving week
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 27 2015
5 night minimum stay
$170
$1,100
 
 
Nov 28 to Dec 18, 2015
Nov 28 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
$980
 
 
Dec. 19, 2015 to Jan 1, 2016
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Jan 2 to Jan 29, 2016
Jan 2 2016 - Jan 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
$4,000
 
 
Jan. 30, 2016 to Apr. 8, 2016
Jan 30 2016 - Apr 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,399
 
 
April 9, 2016 to June 10, 2016
Apr 9 2016 - Jun 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$980
 
 
June 11, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Jun 11 2016 - Aug 12 2016
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Departure Clean $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes If you are reserving more than 2 weeks, then there will be a partial payment due per rental agreement.

MY OTHER TWO LISTINGS ARE: www.vrbo.com/101699 & www.vrbo.com/108307. 108307 is a one bedroom condo that is perfect for 2 people who are looking for a great place with an even greater price. Thanks for looking.


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Amenities

Siesta Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large walk in shower, granite and tile, fresh & bright.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Tub/shower has sliding glass doors, granite & tile.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious bedroom, double closets, vanity, flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Flat screen on wall, comfortable and fresh mattresses.
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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