THE HIDE-AWAY COTTAGE! PREMIUM LOCATION, WALK TO TOWN & HARBOR

Jeff and Mikeal'an OKeefe

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THE HIDE-AWAY COTTAGE! PREMIUM LOCATION, WALK TO TOWN & HARBOR

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COTTAGE, Voted #1 LOCATION! Walk to charming Main St. & Harbor. Close to Beaches

We have 5 cottages all located in a premium area within walking distance to Main Street, Theaters and The Bay Front Harbor.

Go to our Website to view all 5 cottages.

ww w. SarasotaCottage. com ...(No Spaces)

Sarasota #1 in USA- Siesta Key Beach!

LAUREL PARK was VOTED #1 Neighborhood in Sarasota by, THE BEST OF SARASOTA MAGAZINE!

Sarasota remains high on the list of many savvy travelers who know what a rare gem Sarasota is. Our Cottage in Laurel Park enables you to stay in the heart of Downtown and the Harbor. Walk to all the activities. Enjoy walking to outdoor cafes, restaurants, 9 performing arts theaters, Historic Opera House, 2 Cinemas with 25 movie screens. Walk along the Harbor, rent a boat at the City Marina. This adorable cottage has been meticulously renovated preserving its historic charm. Delightfully decorated with the owners collection of whimsical art work from local artist. You will pleasantly surprised by the attention to details. We offer soft fresh linens, premium mattress, full kitchen, FREE Wi-Fi, HDTV cable with DVR, Laundry, private patio and off-street parking.

We have 5 cottages in Laurel Park that can be seen on our website. Rental prices start at $495 wkly. Our website has virtual tours, maps, floor plans, reviews, pictures and an area video.

To view all 5 cottages go to:

www . SarasotaCottage . com (no spaces)

Why is our Neighborhood Voted #1 in Sarasota? Because it's in town! Located near the City Harbor and within walking distance to Theaters, Restaurants, Cafes!

Laurel Park is a small, quiet, historic neighborhood filled with FUN Key West Style Conch Houses, Pastel Colored Bermuda Cottages & Restored Bungalows. It's exceptionally charming! THE BEST PART IS OUR LOCATION. A few blocks to the Harbor & adjacent to Downtown, enables you to walk to Waterfront Restaurants, Outdoor Cafes, Theaters, Shopping, Art Galleries, Library, Grocery, Festivals, Farmers Market (Saturdays). Walk to it all!

All cottages are well appointed.

To view all 5 cottages go to:

www . SarasotaCottage . com (no spaces)

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Perfect size and very affordable for the location. Upscale area is very expensive, so I was glad to find this adorable cottage so affordable.

So close I walked everywhere. Downtown Sarasota is exploading with cultural events, fine dining and world class entertainment. Staying here enabled me to walk to everything. There's a new comedy club just a few blocks away.

Being a single, senior woman I search out places to stay that are filled with things to keep me busy and I must feel safe to walk around. This location was all that and more. I will be back
Aug 2014
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Jeff and Mikeal'an OKeefe

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My husband Jeff and I moved to Sarasota 5 years ago. Our plan was to retire here after working and raising a family in Washington DC/Northern VA area.

WE loved Sarasota from the moment we saw it and knew this was the place we had been searching for. We opted to live in Laurel Park (where all 5 of our vacation cottage rentals are too) because we enjoy walking our dogs to restaurants, cafes and the waterfront Bay Park. WE eno riding our bikes to the Opera! The style is quaint and charming.

I'm very proud to offer 5 charming vacation cottages in our neighborhood so our guests can experience the same lifestyle!

We believe we are doing a great job because many of our guests have decided to purchase homes in our area while they were here!

Our area is VERY unique. Our quests are looking for something more than just the beach and golf. Although those things are just a few minutes away, our location gives you much more! All 5 of our charming vacation cottages are located in Laurel Park (voted the #1 neighborhood in Sarasota). Our vacationers are within walking distance to all the action and the waterfront harbor. Yet far enough away to sit our your patio and not here a thing!

We are just 2 blocks from everything downtown/HArbor so your can walk to it all!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.4
based on 7 traveler reviews

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The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews
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The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p952224
+1 757 663-2025
Sarasota Florida South Central Gulf Coast
1

Not as pictured or described!

  • 1 of 5
Old cottage with mold on all floors, in bathroom, and shower. Ants in bathroom, Air conditioner to loud to allow for sleep. The cottage has terrible odor, could not stay there due to the condition and smell of the cottage. Owner would not refund rent. Would not recommend this property to anyone!
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: None of this it true! We home owners come across these types of guests every now and then- it's very unfortunate we have to deal with bogus reviews.
This review is in total contrast to the hundreds of guests who have stayed befored and after them. These guests arrived to town and wanted their money back because they had a last minute opportunity to stay free at a friends house. They were not elible for a refund the day of arrival. Totally unreasonable and mean people.
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The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p952224
+1 757 663-2025
Sarasota Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Great Stay at Hide-Away Cottage

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful three weeks at the Hide-Away cottage, our first stay in Sarasota. The cottage was clean, quiet, and private. The owners and property manager were very responsive and attentive to our needs. The location is fabulous, and we enjoyed walking into town most evenings to find a restaurant, shop, or go to the Whole Foods market. The park and marina are also an easy walk. Very nice and interesting neighborhood. It was a short drive to the beaches and major attractions.
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff and I are very happy you embraced our lovely city! It sounds like you really enjoyed yourselves. Please come back!
Remember we have several Festivals and events throughout the year…like, The Film Festival in April and The Ringling Festival of Arts in October…just to name a few!
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The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p952224
+1 757 663-2025
Sarasota Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

We rented 2 of the cottages. We all agree! AAA+++

  • 5 of 5
We have a small get together of 6 people so we needed to rent 2 out the 5 cottages. All 6 of us had a blast. We went all over town, drinking, dancing, walking, biking, shopping, to the movies and even saw a play at the last minute. Never drove anywhere!
Both cottages were perfect. I highly recommend. Nice owners did so much of us. Thank you!
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p952224
+1 757 663-2025
Sarasota Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Vacation downtown was incredible! Loved the Cottag

  • 5 of 5
Stay here and enjoy all of downtown by walking to everything. We saw so much more on foot and met so many people while walking that we decided to buy a place in the same neighborhood! I was able to get a peak into all 5 of Mikealan and Jeff’s cottages in the neighborhood - wow what an operation these two have put together! Very professional, yet relaxed. All the cottages are well-appointed and adorable. It surprised me ho close we were to everything and how quiet the area.
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure that you enjoyed yourself!
business
The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p952224
+1 757 663-2025
Sarasota Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Really great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
We have already booked next Feb for the month at one of the other cottages just to mix it up. But I would certainly come back to The Hide-Away…lovely!
Even better than the pictures. Very clean, bright and sunny. Nice private patio and off street parking. Walked everywhere and met lots of friendly neighbors. We enjoyed not having to drive and park. It was nice to go out to dinner and enjoy a bottle of wine and not have to drive home (no DUI).
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks. We are delighted you have chosen to come back next year!
Mikealan
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The Hide-Away Cottage! Premium Location, Walk To Town & Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p952224
+1 757 663-2025
Sarasota Florida South Central Gulf Coast
USA
5

Excellent location. Cottage was so comfy, cute and clean!

  • 5 of 5
The owners of this cottage have 4 other cottages in the same area. I have stayed at several of their places downtown and have enjoyed each one. They are all adorable, very nicely furnished, clean and cozy. They are a tremendous value for downtown and they offer free wi-fi, cable, parking, laundry and beach stuff!
I love the location which is very quiet even though I was in the the downtown area. I could walk a few short blocks in any direction for 100's of places to eat ranging from "cheap eats" to highend restaurants. I could walk to several theaters where I saw plays, concerts, symphonies, Opera House and 2 movie theaters. We loved the Burns Court Movie house- an historic movie house that serves wine and beer! It's was only 2 blocks away!!! WE love staying at any of the cottages.
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ken! We look forward to your stay next season!!!!!!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Sarasota International SRQ
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
75
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Lido Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
walk to 100's of Bars.. yet quiet at the cottage
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Water Skiing
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Many Private & Semi-Private to Choose From
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
1
Car: not necessary

Why is our Siesta Key Beach often voted #1 in the USA by the prestigious Dr. Beach? Our Caribbean blue water and (litterly) baby powder soft, white sand found on our beaches is like no other in the continential USA! Dubbed the 'Cultural Coast', you can enjoy a vast mixture of live entertainment, from the refined Ballet, Opera and Symphony, to the more funky Comedy Clubs or Drag Queen Bingo! The Downtown area is the hub of the action and our cottages are located just a few, quiet blocks away from everything!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 20 2014 - Dec 12 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$695
 
 
Peak Season
Dec 13 2014 - Apr 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,295
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$595
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning based on #weeks $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes All pets need prior approval. Please call 941 342-1639
Refundable Security Deposit Required. Cost is based on length of stay

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Sarasota House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Beach ...
  • Village ...
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Water Tank
  • Living Area
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Sanitzed and Extra Clean. Premium Towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Premium Bedding
  • Pillow-Top Premium Mattress with luxury Linens.
Entertainment:
  • DVR
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • arboretum
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • festivals
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • equestrian events
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Weekly and monthly rentals only. Change over day is Saturday. Small dogs considered for weekly rentals- no pets for monthly rentals. Minimum age of Primary renter is 22 years old. Utilities paid for by owner for normal usage-cap on utility usage-see Short Term Rental agreement. Pool, hot tub, spa amenities are off-site for fee. Bikes, bicycles are available for rent at local bike shop. Sometimes we can offer you beach chairs, umbrellas and coolers free of charge. Many times these items are broken or missing. We cannot guarantee they will be available- however, they are available for rent on some beaches.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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