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Live in paradise! Experience the true serenity of Sarasota Bay with this beautiful home. This multi-million home offers spacious living space and breath taking views in the heart of beautiful Sarasota. Enjoy magnificent sunsets and private white sand beach in the comfort of your own magnificent Mediterranean home. For a real resort experience, we offer kayaks and more at your own accommodation. It does not get any better than this!! Come live the dream!!
It was what the doctor ordered and then some. My husband and I are busy professionals who were running on low and being here helped revitalize us. The venue lives up to what is advertised. I also have to commend Gus the caretaker who was available each time we had a request.
If you are looking for a top quality home in an outstanding location then look no further. After a week at the Universal Hard Rock we travelled down to Sarasota for our second week and the plan was to "chill out" after a busy week at Universal. We could not have picked a better home, the views are fantastic and we spent most of our time relaxing around the pool area. We had a great time on the kayaks, the houses that look out to sea are outstanding. The house has everything you need, we only needed to contact Gus the manager for some guidance on how to operate the pool heating and he was there within 10 minutes. It's also situated very close to various stores and is a short drive to Armands Circle and Lido Key. Marc the owner was extremely helpful and very professional. After a week we were most certainly refreshed, our only complaint was we should have booked for longer! We will most certainly return.
This was a perfect home for our multiple family vacation. My mom rented the house for the week. I brought my family and my brother traveled from Montana with his family. We truly enjoyed just hanging out together. We cooked great meals and sat in the sun. The kids played on the beach and in the pool. We loved the kayaks and were lucky enough to see dolphins while out on the bay. The pictures are very accurate and the house is well stocked and maintained. Gus, the caretaker, was readily available if we had questions or needed anything. While in Sarasota, we enjoyed the beaches, did some golfing and even walked down the street on the last day to see the Ringling Museum and estate, which was very interesting. Their view of the bay from the mansion is the same as our view was all week! We will be back!
We had an excellent experience at the house . Every morning during breakfast, we observed something different on the bay from manatees and dolphins, fog, absolutely smooth water, jumping fish, etc. The house was huge with everyone of our family having their bedroom and bathroom. The pool was outstanding. The beach was perfect for sunbathing. The bay had a muddy bottom which limited the time on the saltwater, but the pool more than compensated.
There is no doubt that the house was more than expected. Strongly recommend the house if your looking for a great family vacations. Don't miss out.
We did have a couple minor issues which the local manager took care of it within hours. It made you feel that your investment was appreciated.
We have been coming to visit Sarasota for the past 10 years, always staying at various hotels. Simply put, we will never be staying anywhere else but this property again! The freedom of having your private: kitchen, pool, kayaks, beach, etc… is amazing. The property itself is located in a beautiful neighborhood were us ladies would do our morning runs while the men were fishing in front of the house! The kids lived in the water for the entire week spotting dolphins, manatees, and much more. The pictures do not reflect how amazing the property actually is. Gustavo was always there to give a hand if we needed anything at all and attended to any minor issue or questions in a matter of minutes. If you are looking for amazing memories and ready to escape the artificial “resort-style” vacation, book this property now! We will be staying here for many years to come, thanks Marc!
Hello Marc, I wanted to take this opportunity to express not just on my behalf but of the entire Hernandez Family (about 40 of us) what an extreme pleasure it was being able to have our family reunion in your gorgeous and spacious home. It was the best family reunion we have ever had. Everything you could possibly want was at our fingertips. Being able to have the family cooking, playing, dancing, playing, eating, playing, sleeping and just being together was truly a dream come true. We now have a standard when it comes to our future reunions...your home and the experience we felt in your home has set the bar very high for our next reunion. The entire family, those that stayed in the home and those that stayed at near by hotels were just blown away by everything. I especially loved your kitchen, although I was not the only one cooking I just loved how big it was and how much space there was to do anything and everything. My only suggestion is and this is coming from a very organized person, some might say a little OCD, is to perhaps have a person who has good knowledge of a kitchen come out and organize it once and for all and label the drawers and cabinets (with clear labels so as to not take away from the beauty of the kitchen) where things are and should be returned to when finished. Because your kitchen is so massively beautiful we found ourselves constantly searching for things and having to open every drawer or cabinet to find something almost every single time, which by the way you always had everything we needed but it was just hard to find. If you labeled the cabinets it might make it easier to find things but that is a very small note compared to how wonderful everything was in that kitchen. I especially loved being able to look out and see not only the bay and the pool but the family enjoying themselves at all times. Your home had a wonderful energy that I we just added to with all the love we brought to it. I also want to say thank you for allowing my dogs to stay, although they are small and never left our side they too had a great time. Again Marc, thank you for everything on behalf of Jeannie and the entire Hernandez Family we say "hasta la proxima" which means until next time. If you are thinking of staying here do yourself a favor and just stop looking anywhere else for anything better because you won't find it at least in Sarasota Florida. Book your next stay here at Marc's! Warmest of regards, Halbert Hernandez and the Hernandez Family
Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
Stayed: May 2014
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