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David Silber & Eileen Rose

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, Hebrew

Swim and Sun in Your Own Holiday Home.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights

Overview

Gulf Gate House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-5)

MARCH 2017 NOW AVAILABLE! Experience the loveliest times of the year in Gulf Gate, southern Sarasota: Fall and or Spring. Available April through December, 2016, and from March, 2017. Your vacation home has a lanai (screened in) pool, which is heated and thus available year-round in the pleasant Florida climate. The house is newly furnished with contemporary furniture and art. Linens and all kitchen needs are provided. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed, and the en-suite bathroom has two walk-in closets. The second bedroom has twin beds. The second bath is in the hallway between the bedrooms. The den is smallish, with a flex-sofa that converts to a full-size bed, with a door for privacy if needed for sleeping.

Just about everything is within walking or biking distance. The Gulf Gate community has been described as 'the gourmet center of south Sarasota' with many restaurants within two or three minutes walk (that's right: walk) from the house. Plus bakeries, hair salons, clothing shops, pubs, etc. Notable are Opa-Opa Greek restaurant, Hong Kong Chinese restaurant, The Veg fish and vegetarian restaurant, Panificio's Italian restaurant and bakery, and Thai Steak House. The community is mostly single-family homes and the people are very friendly.

We are two miles from Siesta Key, which has two outstanding public beaches with ample public parking, tennis courts, etc. Sarasota is also a center of entertainment and cultural events, with its own ballet, symphony orchestra, opera company, and world-class museum. Osalo Theater provides both continuing and repertory stage performances. The Van Wezel Performing Arts Center brings world-renown presentations to downtown Sarasota, just 15 minutes away. There are numerous festivals throughout the year: Sarasota International Movie Festival, June Music Festival, etc. There are such culturally interesting activities as International dancing, chalk-art competitions, art exhibition openings, wild animal parks, and auto museums.

Four minutes' walk from the house is Gulf Gate Shopping Center, with a Publix supermarket, major chain stores, and restaurants. Public golf courses are nearby, as are tennis courts, Mayakka State Park, boat rentals, tours, and hiking. It is near churches and synagogues, and the brand new Gulf Gate Library is nearby.

This Property is currently available Off-Season, and we have accordingly set modest rates. The minimum rental for March and April is one month. (Note: During May through December, the minimum rental is two weeks. Also, please consult the rental rate chart for rates the 'instant quote' table can be misleading.)

A cleaning fee upon leaving is partially paid by owners; excess charges are paid by tenants.

Keywords: pool home

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
David Silber & Eileen Rose (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, Hebrew

About David Silber & Eileen Rose

We are both retired (a professor and public school teacher) and wanted to divide our time between Sarasota, with its pleasant life-style, and our children and grandchildren in Maryland & New York. We enjoy reading--mostly mysteries, nights out, folk dancing, dining, and our friends. We are quite active, and try to exercise daily.

David Silber & Eileen Rose purchased this house in 2008

Why David Silber & Eileen Rose chose Sarasota

The house with its rather large pool was quite inviting, and the community of mostly individual houses was appealing. We have found the neighbors very friendly, and we like that there are young families as well as retirees around us. Of course, having 20 miles of beach along the Gulf of Mexico helps, as does the proximity to shops, malls, and downtown Sarasota.

What makes this house unique

For us, the opportunity to cool off in the pool, and have a lot of open space in the house are all extra pluses.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)
Swim and Sun in Your Own Holiday Home.
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
5

Delightful house

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 3 weeks because of our daughter's wedding. We found the house delightful, well located, extremely tastefully decorated, very spacious and an excellent value. Favorite features include spacious master bed and bath, large living and dining areas, very functional kitchen, pool and very quiet neighborhood.

The owners made it easy to do the rental and once at the house, include unexpected amenities that ease the way. The house was clean on arrival (and we made sure to leave it that way), the supermarket is only a few blocks away, internet is up as well as tv. This made it very easy to settle in and begin to enjoy our stay.

The owners are very generous; eg, we had use of the gas grill with existing propane.

Because of family in Sarasota we will be returning and would want to stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada
5

Wonderful family vacation home

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 3 teenagers and I had an amazing time in this vacation home. The owners were very accommodating and helpful. The home was spacious, clean, inviting and very conveniently located. We turned the smaller den into a 3rd bedroom - our daughter loved it. We enjoyed spending each day at Siesta Key Beaches and coming home to relax by the pool. Having access to bikes and beach chairs was wonderful. We tend to try a different area of Florida every time we vacation - but if we ever returned to Siesta Key, we would stay here for sure.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very pleasant

  • 5 of 5

The owners were excellent to deal with. The house was fairly well equipped. It had everything I needed except a full size iron or iron board. I realize most people wouldn't need one but I tend to want to iron everything. There was a travel iron.

The pool area was nice and we were happy to have the bar-b-que. The house is very spacious and it is in a great location. Very close to Siesta Beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woonsocket, RI
5

Great Gulf Gate Sarasota home

  • 5 of 5

I rented this wonderful Gulf Gate home for a family reunion. Everyone was very happy with this home. We enjoyed the pool and the location, it is close to Siesta Key and shopping and restaurants. The home was very clean, very spacious and uncluttered, nicely furnished and set up very well. We spent a great deal of time in the, private, screen-enclosed pool and lanai area. And the screening was so welcome - both for keeping the pool clean and for keeping bugs away while dining outside. The house was very clean and has nice contemporary furnishings. They even have bikes to ride to the beach. The owners are very accommodating and look forward to returning to this home soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orchard Park, NY
5

EXCELLANT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home the entire month of February of 2013. We were very happy with the location because it was very close to Siesta Key Beach as well as several restaurants and shopping choices. The owners were very attentive and kind people. The house itself was found to be just as listed. The pool was nice and we found the house to be very clean and well maintained. The pool service arrived each week and did not disturb us in any way. We were interested in renting again this year, however, it was unavailable for the time we wanted. I must add the owner provided newspaper delivery everyday which we felt a nice touch.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good things about this property or about the people that own it! My best friend and I have been staying here for the past 3 years and we look forward to it every year!

The home is clean, modern, and comfortable, and we feel right at home while we are there. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spacious and the open kitchen,living room, and dining room are very comfortable. And of course the relaxing pool tops it off! The house is in a quaint, quiet neighborhood that is close to everything!

My friend and I frequent the Gulf Gate area (so cute!) for breakfast every morning at Word of Mouth, another great, neighborhood place. The house is also less than 10 minutes from the Siesta Key beach and downtown Siesta key village. It is also only 15 minutes from downtown Sarasota. I always feel so relaxed and peaceful when we come and stay here...it is definitely a home away from home.

The people that own the house are so nice, friendly and accommodating. They have made great recommendations for restaurants and attractions nearby, have helped with directions, and have made the entire process easy, which is exactly what I look for in a vacation.

It is why my friend and I continue to come back, year after year, when we could easily go someplace else. It is the vacation dream!!:)

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sarasota International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 41
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Opa-Opa Greek Restaurant
Nearest Ski
540 Miles
Asheville, North Carolina
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Siesta Key Beach
Car: recommended

In addition to the beaches, shops, and restaurants quite nearby, it is a 15 ride to Myakka State Park with its scenic trails and air-boat tours of Lake Myakka. Spanish ruins are located about 15 minutes south, and the vibrant downtown area is about 15 minutes north.

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Gate House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early summer
Aug 1 2016 - Dec 1 2016
14 night minimum stay
$800
$3,000
 
 
winter
Dec 15 2016 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$3,800
 
 
spring
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Summer
May 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
$825
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Security deposit is required when lease is signed. Rent is required 30 days before tenancy. Security deposit refunded within 30 days of end of occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gulf Gate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Local and long-distance (continental USA) telephone service is provided

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