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TURTLES NEST - Beautiful vacation home with pool overlooking pond and preserve

Rivendell, Osprey, FL, USA
  • House2000 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay9 - 60 nights

Three bed, 3 bath home, living & family rooms, private pool, pond/preserve view

Updated detached home backing onto pond with preserve backdrop beyond.

Situated in quiet established residential area and surrounded by similar calibre homes.

Three bedrooms, all with Queen size beds

Three bathrooms

Large family room with 50" screen TV and DVD player

Kitchen with stainless steel appliances

Breakfast nook area.

Additional living and formal dining room

Laundry room

Three car garage

Private swimming pool and sundeck

Additional Community heated pool




Member Since 2015
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Mar 06, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Queen size bed
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Queen size bed
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, Queen size bed.


        • 3 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, shower
        • 3

        Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Waterfront


              • Family
              • Sports & Activities


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Garage
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Tumble Dryer
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Music Library
                                  • Ping Pong Table
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                    In Family room & Bedroom 1
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Porch / Veranda


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                              • Private Pool
                                                Not heated


                                                  • marina
                                                  • bay/sound
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • library
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • churches
                                                  • museums
                                                  • playground
                                                  • pond
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • paragliding
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • snorkeling
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • wind-surfing

                                                                10 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Good enegry. Great owner. Perfect Holidays.

                                                                Tomasz G.

                                                                Perfect place for vacation and for longer stay.

                                                                - house is much bigger than you can see on the photo

                                                                - Clean, freash

                                                                - great equipment (what you need - is there): Grill, Pool, Jacuzzi, entertainment, bikes, kayak, beach equipment.

                                                                - 15-30 min drive to every attraction in sarasota, nokomis etc.

                                                                Im really happy we choose this house for our stay, we hope come back there soon.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you so much for reviewing your stay and delighted to hear that you were “Really Happy”with your choice of rental home and considered Turtles Nest a “Perfect Place for a Vacation”.

                                                                And that you “Hope to Come Back Soon”.

                                                                Many of our guests are repeat customers and it’s an extra delight to welcome back folk from all over the world.

                                                                5* All the Way

                                                                Thomas M.

                                                                We returned in May for our second visit to this property and and it was just as good as our first visit, if not better. Excellent villa in an excellent area would highly recommend this property.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you so much for your second review and so glad to hear you enjoyed your second stay as much, if not more.

                                                                It has been a pleasure to host such lovely guests and delighted that they want to return time and time again.

                                                                A lovely home away from home

                                                                Barbara B.

                                                                Turtles Nest is an extremely well equipped villa in a great location. As keen cyclists, the villa was ideally positioned for access to the Legacy Trail. My family of six adults were very comfortably accommodated. The villa is well kitted out, with everything we needed for a day on the beach. A quiet and safe residential area, with very easy access to Sarasota and Venice. We would highly recommend Turtles Nest and hope to return ourselves one day.

                                                                Turtles Nest - A Slice of Heaven!

                                                                Elizabeth M.Dumbarton, Scotland, UK

                                                                My husband and I have been holidaying in Siesta Key, Sarasota area for ten years and this is by far the best accommodation we have ever stayed in. The pictures of the villa do not do it justice. It is spotlessly clean and located in an upscale neighbourhood, close to the Legacy Trail and a short drive to Nokomis or Siesta Key beaches. The villa is equipped with everything you would need. We enjoyed the pool area which overlooks a lake and conservation area and benefits from all day sun.

                                                                We enjoyed our stay at Turtles Nest so much that we will be returning next May for another vacation.

                                                                I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a delightful vacation.

                                                                The owner Tony is very easy to deal with and nothing is too much trouble for him.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We truly appreciate you sharing your experience of staying at Turtles Nest and pleased to hear that it's the best Sarasota/Siesta Key accommodation you've stayed in.

                                                                Next year we look forward to welcoming yet another guest party back.

                                                                Thank you!

                                                                Excellent Vacation Property

                                                                My family of three enjoyed a vacation at the house, during the last two weeks of July 2016.

                                                                The pictures do not do the house justice, we found the property to be clean spacious and well kept.

                                                                The estate/neighbourhood was great, you are not overlooked at the rear elevation, which enjoys the sun all day.

                                                                We found ourselves relaxing more than we thought by the pool.

                                                                The house is well stocked with beach chairs, cool boxes and bikes. The owners are massively helpful and respond to questions very quickly.

                                                                We were first time visitors to the Sarasota area, we found the location of the house to be excellent.

                                                                There really is something for everybody, Walmart and Target close by, Westfield mall around ten minutes away, with a Costco, which allowed us entry on our English card. Outlet mall and more upmarket University town centre mall around a 20 to 30 minute drive, great beaches, bars and restaurants. The legacy walking/biking trail, is an added bonus to those who feel active.(can be accessed within five minutes from your doorstep.)

                                                                Cannot recommend enough!

                                                                We are looked at going back next year.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Great to hear that Turtles Nest exceeded your expectations and that we have yet another family who want to stay again (and for longer next time!).

                                                                As our guests are finding out, the property is in a quiet residential leafy backwater yet only a 10/15 minute drive to beautiful beaches and waterways, bars/restaurants, supermarkets, shopping malls, movie theaters and Costco!

                                                                Wonderful Property

                                                                Vince A.

                                                                Our family of six stayed at Turtles Nest and we really loved it - it was clean, spacious and the screened pool /patio area was fantastic with a delightful, peaceful outlook onto the lake. The house is suitable for all ages and we enjoyed the house so much that we often stayed home all day.

                                                                The house was immaculate and is thoughtfully furnished with everything you need for your holiday. You really do only need to bring yourselves and your clothes. The kitchen cupboards were well stocked with basic essentials, and so were the bathrooms (e.g. soap, shampoo etc.).

                                                                Everything you need for outdoor activities was also provided e.g. beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes etc.

                                                                The location is great for access to the beach (around 10 minutes drive to Nokomis), but there are miles of beach along the coast to explore. Siesta Key beach is also very close. The sub division is immaculate so it’s a pleasure to return home.

                                                                The owners have been super helpful throughout the whole process.

                                                                I cannot recommend this house enough.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Pleased that you had such a wonderful time and that Turtles Nest exceeded your expectations.

                                                                We want all our guests to feel totally at home and, as you rightly point out, the house is equipped with everything you'll need for a comfortable and relaxing vacation.


                                                                Rivendell, Osprey, FL, USA

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Cleaning Fee
                                                                Damage Deposit
                                                                Tax Rate

                                                                $450 fully refundable security/damage deposit required. The subdivision has a Heated Community Pool and all guests are granted complimentary use. POOL HEATING for the property's private pool is NOT included in rates quoted. May be available at this property for an additional $125 per week but availability MUST be checked with owners BEFORE making a reservation. Minimum stay: Varies subject to season Rates published are subject to change. Once booking is made, rates quoted are fixed/guaranteed.

                                                                10 Reviews
                                                                Exceptional 5/5
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