Siesta Key Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
Quiet Spanish Oak Canopied Street
Need a little extra space? This home has it. Custom designed home. Open flow. Great for entertaining. Custom Kitchen with island. Eat-in area, granite & 2-tone wood cabinetry. Separate living, dining, family/ great rooms plus 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. 2 master suites. Heated pool with waterfall - screened lanai.Two full size washer and dryers inside the home assure you an abundance of clean clothes and towels. Plenty of bicycles and beach paraphernalia to include snorkeling gear are available for your enjoyment and located in the garages.
Beach lovers will be thrilled with Siesta Key Beach, voted #1 in America for many years. Its world famous for its' quartz sand, which feels like powdered sugar.Siesta Key, is blessed with the soft, white quartz sand found on Siesta Key beach, but geologically unique and named for the formation of limestone rock that extends from the beach out into the Gulf of Mexico. This location has become home to a wide array of tropical fish and it is not only a great environment for fishing but the only real location for great snorkeling on the Island. You can bike, drive or walk to the beach There are also many other beaches to explore.
Golfers have many choices, such as the Legacy Golf Club designed by Arnold Palmer and Tatum Ridge designed by Ted McAnlis, all very close by. Avid golfers can test their skills at some of the country's most challenging course layouts. For those who view golf as a more relaxing getaway, there are plenty of public course designed for both novice and pros alike.
Nature enthusiast can walk, bike or rollerblade along the twenty mile Legacy Trail. This is one of many trails in the area. Nearby Mayaka River State park offers hiking, biking, bird watching, and boating. Nearby Shelby Botanical Gardens with its famous orchid exhibition and collection of tropical plants is a great outing Or you can walk the grounds at Ringling Museum and take in breathtaking art exhibits.
Siesta Key Village is just 2 miles away. The village has a relaxed resort beach atmosphere with outdoor restaurants, ice-cream parlors, live music, beach shops and a casual dress code. Minutes away are Downtown Sarasota and St. Armand's Circle, the cultural center of Southwest Florida. European charm is evident at the outdoor cafes and five star restaurants, thriving art scene and varied cultural attractions. The shops are upscale and some are world famous boutiques. The Sarasota Sunday market and the Sunday Siesta Key farmers market should not be missed for their local crafts, food and entertainment.Within walking distance [most less than 2 miles] you’ll find all of the great shops, markets, bars and restaurants located in the Village-Crescent Beach area. Here you’ll find the Crescent Beach Grocery, a gourmet market that features one of the best butcher shops in Sarasota as well as an amazing wine selection. “Big Water Fish Market” located in the Crescent Beach shopping plaza at 6641 Midnight Pass Road is the only fish market available on Siesta Key. “CBs Bait and Tackle Shop” at Stickney Point Bridge offers both fishing tackle, fishing guides and boat rentals. Restaurants in the immediate area include some of the best on Siesta Key: Javier’s, Miguel’s, Capt Curt’s, Turtle’s on Little Sarasota Bay, Ophelia’s on the Bay, Clayton’s Siesta Grill, Crescent Club, City Pizza and Anna’s Deli II just to mention a few. Davidson’s Drug, the US Post office and numerous souvenir shops, giftware shops, water sports rentals, and eateries await your adventuresome spirit.
Available items for renters:
Three kayaks- 2 singles 1 double
1 set golf clubs
- non smoking only
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered
- children welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Mark Kennedy
I grew up in upstate New York but I lived in Connecticut for the past thirty years before moving to Sarasota two years ago. After spending most of my life in a cold weather climate I have really appreciated the magnificent weather here.
Mark Kennedy purchased this chateau / country house in 2012
Why Mark Kennedy chose Siesta Key
Because we own and manage this property personally, we are dedicated to making sure your stay is as comfortable and pleasant as possible.