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Private Studio w/Bath downtown Sarasota in Historic Burns Square Area

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Super cute, secure and private in downtown Sarasota. Queen sized bed and sofa with private bathroom/shower. Located above shops in a mixed use 1920's building and across from independent Film Theater, local stores, restaurants, convenience store and transportation. Close to Whole Foods, Performance Theaters, Boating, Bayfront and a couple miles from the Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach. Join us! Join Us!

Property Manager
Denise Kowal
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Denise Kowal

We support a healthy lifestyle, beautiful surroundings and memorable experiences. We enjoy the outdoors, sports, culture and the arts.

Denise Kowal purchased this studio in 1986

Why Denise Kowal chose Downtown

The Mediterranean property is historic and designed by the same architect that designed the Ca d'Zan at the Ringling Museum. It was built as the southern gateway vista into the city from the rich southern neighborhoods. The rooms are decorated beautifully so it is not just a bed but an experience. Located in the safe and south area of downtown Sarasota in Burns Square. We are in walking distance of just about anything you would want to do and surrounded by high-end residential neighborhoods and parks. It is a beautiful area.

What makes this studio unique

While you are in an urban environment it has a neighborhood feel. The view out the window is of S. Pineapple Avenue shopping and spas with a mural by famous Brazil street artists Eduardo Kobra of a 1940's photograph of Sarasota.


Downtown Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The floor is pebble tiled and white wall tiles with original sink and mirror, lots of light with window. Plenty of mirrors and clean. We provide bath towels and amenities.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • The studio apartment is located in the 1920's section of the historic building with original hardwood floors with an area rug, white Venetian plastered walls, queen sized bed with lots of pillows, nice furnishings, small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker (we provide coffee), large closet, wifi and TV. The bathroom is all tiled and towels are provided. Heat and air. There is lots of light and the view is of South Pineapple Avenue facing a large 4 story black and white mural by Brazil artist Eduardo Kobra of a 1950 photo of lower Sarasota Main Street.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Private Studio w/Bath downtown Sarasota in Historic Burns Square Area
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Very clean and super nice management

  • 3 of 5

I did review already but it was very clean and pleasant and safe area to walk around.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

Denise was quick to respond to any of our questions. We had a wonderful experience again this year.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Paul, Minnesota

charming room, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

The studio room was being repaired so we were upgraded to a one bedroom. Being morning people, we loved watching the sunrises in the morning while laying in bed. The mattress was very comfortable, as well as the rest of the furniture in the room. The kitchen and bathroom had everything we needed. Denise even brought us a bag of beach towels, which was very helpful for us, as we didn't have room in our suitcases. We especially appreciated how welcoming Denise was with our little dog, who came with us on vacation. One of the best features was the central location to so many great restaurants. We try to eat healthy, and there were so many farm-to-table restaurants within a 5-10 minute walk from the room. Not to mention only a 5-10 minute walk to the ocean, the Botanical Gardens (worth seeing!), a large park for our dog, and much more. We are certainly planning on coming back and would highly recommend this as a place to stay, especially if you need a place that allows pets!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton, AB, Canada

nice room, central Sarasota location

  • 4 of 5

If you have in mind the equivalent of a nice large and equipped hotel room, you will be pleased with this bright, charming and nicely located option in a charming neighborhood, just a few minutes walk to downtown, Bayfront Park, botanical garden, farmer's market, etc., and just a block away from the classic Owen's Fish Camp. Large bed, sofa, large closet, small breakfast table (no desk)... No kitchen per se (don't plan on actually cooking), but microwave & small bar fridge, coffee-maker in a corner nook, with a small selection of dishes, glasses, cups, silverware (could use a few more things, e.g., bowls). Bathroom is small but clean; shower water pressure is on the low side but functional. WiFi worked well. All-in-all, quite nice. We'd be happy to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marina Jack
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport SRQ
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
The Fountain
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Bayfront Marina Jacks
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
The Fountain
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lido Beach & Siesta Beach

Burns Square is located in the southern part of downtown Sarasota nestled between high-end residential neighborhoods Palm Avenue, Laurel Park and Hudson Bayou. It is safe and historic district with boutiques, shopping, spas, restaurants and Burns Court Cinema. Only two blocks from Marina Jacks and waterside dining, many parks, Florida Studio Theater, Urbanite Theater, Players Theater, Van Wezel Performance Theater, Sarasota Opera, library, McCurdy's Comedy Club, Gator Club, Hollywood 20 AMC, Whole Foods, Publix, Selby Botanical Gardens and public transportation to name a few. Only a few miles to the beaches so staying downtown gives you tons to do during the days and evenings while its only a short trip to the beach for a few hours. Or spend the day going to museums such as the Ringling Museum, Circus Museum or Car Museum. Sarasota Airport is only 15 minutes away. The area has a plethora of art and culture so it is not a matter of if anything is going on but choosing between all the offerings from live theater, ballet, opera, concerts, festivals, farmer's markets and boating and sports activities. We are only 10 minutes from Ed Smith Stadium or 25 from the Benderson Rowing Facilities and Lakewood Ranch Polo Fields. There are many gyms, pools and activities and we are just blocks from a YMCA.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Add'l Guest per night $10 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Non-smoking, no children and may be difficult for those who have trouble with stairs.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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