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SARASOTA : Paradise for golfers and beach lovers. On a wonderful preserve

Bedrooms 4
Space 29,062 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 21 - 28 nights


About the property

Luxury home 4 bdr + 3 Bath 2 car garage, located inside University Park Golf


Luxury Villa with 4 bedrooms (8 persons maximum), 3 Baths 2 cars garage.

Located inside University Park Country Club, gated Community in a breathtaking preserve area.

Private large caged heated pool, villa 2700 sqf, coastal furniture, wonderful light, sunset on the pool and everything you need to enjoy your vacation in Sarasota with your family or friends.

Home : costal furniture, new appliances in the kitchen and laundry, large windows, bright light everywhere, private pool, 3 bikes, cooler and chairs for the beach or picnic, quiet neighborhood

University Park Country Club : 27-hole championship golf course, the #1 Golf Course in Southwest Florida!

11 lighted har-tru tennis courts, Fitness Center, The Park Grille & Café, an award-winning dining and banquet destination

Other golf courses : more than 40 golf courses around

Beaches : Lido Key (20 mn), Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Anna Maria, Casey Key... True paradise for seaside and beach lovers. Sunsets are gorgeous

Shopping and restaurants at University Town Center (10 mn) and downtown Sarasota (20 mn), Bradenton, Venice... Huge Factory Outlet in Ellenton

Easy access to Interstate 75 (10 mn), Sarasota Airport (10 mn), Tampa International Airport (45 mn), Orlando, Ft Myers, Naples and the World class beaches of Sarasota

Large choice of activities : golf, beaches, boat rental (20 mn) bikes, walk, ride, rowing, Ringling Museum (10 mn), Mote Marine Aquarium (20 mn), theaters, opera and entertainment (15 mn), library (15 mn), farmers markets (10 mn), shopping,...

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Sylviane OFFROY
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Sylviane OFFROY

We are French and share our life between Florida and France .

We have a very happy retirement in Sarasota , where we have the opportunity to practice a lot of sports (golf, tennis, bike, rowing, walking...) and have also many cultural activities (theatre, opera, museums, library...), great shopping and restaurants.

Sylviane OFFROY purchased this house in 2013

Why Sylviane OFFROY chose Bradenton

Because of golf, beaches, sun, and so many activities in this specific place, we fell in love USA , Florida , Sarasota and our house in University Park Country Club

That's why our Floridian house is not only a house, it's a home !

What makes this house unique

It's so great to wake up with the sun and to have a drink with the sunset on the pool and the Preserve Area.

Nature is gorgeous all around and very peaceful. Nights are quiet

It's the exactly place to be with family and friends

It's like a youth bath.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Overall Rating: 4/5

Overall Impressions: Very nice

Listing description was accurate

Cleaners need more supervision ……fridge not very cleaned well upon our arrival.

Property Manager (David) was lovely, accessible and helpful.

We would recommend this property to others

University Park is a very pretty area to walk, bike, golf etc and located centrally to a variety of restaurants and shopping. We enjoyed Season’s 52, Selmon’s, Duvall’s in Sarasota, Columbia at Armand Circle near Longboat, Anna Maria Island and Lido Beach
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Bradenton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 29062 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Renters must respect University Park Country Club policy & accept to fill requested documents: information about persons living in the house/visiting
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hair dryer Towels Pool towels Bathroom scales
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Direct access to the pool, view on the Preserve
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Reading corner, direct access to the pool, Preserve's view
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
1 housekeeping provided before your arrival


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SARASOTA : Paradise for golfers and beach lovers. On a wonderful preserve
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews

The perfect Sarasota vacation property

  • 5 of 5

This lovely home in University Park is in the best location in Sarasota for dining, sightseeing, theatre, shopping etc. The home is furnished and decorated beautifully, not as a rental but as a comfortable home away from home, with all the amenities one could want. We would recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Dottie for your nice review. Thanks for your confidence too. Receiving you was a pleasure and I’m very glad you enjoyed your stay at home Come back soon
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Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful with a great pool.

So spacious and comfortable, Very well equipped with everything you could need.

University park is immaculate and very quiet with a great golf course.

Lot's to do in the local area, everybody very helpful and friendly.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David Thank you for choosing our property for your stay in Sarasota. We are pleased that you enjoyed the club and our house and your glowing comments touch us. Our house will always be open for you Have a nice end of summer Warm regards Sylviane and Alain
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Beautiful house. Great neighborhood. Very accessible to Sarasota. Very enjoyable stay.

  • 5 of 5

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  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Dale and David, it was a pleasure to receive you and your lovely dogs with such a nice education and behavior. We'll meet us next year at the same place, so good. Sylviane
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this house do not do it justice, we were so impressed when we arrived. The home is not only clean but beautifully decorated as well. Our children loved the beautiful pool and enjoyed swimming in it daily. The layout of the house was very nice and spacious and the master suite was just amazing. The home is located in a very nice gated community, the community itself was just as beautiful as the home, everything is well kept and the landscaping is absolutely beautiful. The house is located very close to a new beautiful mall and plenty of other shops and restaurants, as well as the many beautiful beaches there that were only 15-20 mins away. The homeowner was amazing and answered any and all questions we had. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone and can't wait to go back to visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for your review and are very happy you and your family had an amazing vacation in Sarasota. It's very important for us that our property was part of this success. You are welcome for a next stay in University Park Country Club Have à nice summer
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Great location for a family trip!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great trip with family! Everything was well put together and welcoming. From early morning swims to grilling out to riding bikes in the neighborhood - we enjoyed everything this house had to offer. The pool was a constant source of entertainment for the kids and the adults enjoyed the comfy seating around the pool. The master bedroom and bath are huge and definitely provided a great quiet side of the house. Having grown up in Sarasota- this was the first time we had to rent a place 'at home', but we hope to make this our 'home' for a week or two next summer too.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Kristin for your review. Very happy to see that the property was part of the success of your vacation in Sarasota We will be very glad to receive you again to have great time with family and kids Sylviane and Alain
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A wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property was well maintained and the appliances were all in excellent condition. The drive to the beach was not a problem and shopping was easy with everything within a short drive. The heated pool provided plenty of relaxing hours and helped when our grandchildren came to visit. The area is beautiful for walking and just relaxing

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your review. We are very happy our property was part of the success of your vacation with family and friends Welcome if you want to come back here for your next stay in Sarasota
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St. Armands Circle
Mote Marine Laboratory
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Ca d'Zan Mansion
Main St
Lido Key
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Harding Circle Historic District
Ringling College of Art and Design
Ellenton Premium Outlets
15 mn from University Park (I75)
University Town Center
Many restaurants : Many shops : Macy's,
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
15 mn from home
Siesta Key Beach
The powdery white shoreline of Siesta Key just got the ultimate seal of approval from “Dr. B...
Anna Maria Island
Lido Beach Resort
Dry Dock Waterfront Grill
Old Salty Dog
Kilwin's Chocolates
Mattison's City Grille
Morton's Gourmet Market
Sarasota Opera
Chart House
Save Our Seabirds Inc.
Bobby Jones Golf Club
Sea Life Kayak Rentals and Kayak Tours
Shore Diner
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar
Mediterraneo Restaurant
Old Salty Dog
C'est La Vie
Der Dutchman Restaurant
Mattisons Siesta Grille
Libby's Cafe & Bar
Cafe Epicure
Morton's Gourmet Market
Taste of Italy
Scenic Gondola Rides
University Park Country Club
Bonefish Grill Tamiami
Marina Jack
Marina Jack
Sarasota Farmers Market
Cafe L'Europe
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar
Sarasota Classic Car Museum
Ka D'Zan
St Armands
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Mote Marine Laboratory
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Online booking $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning per rental $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Damage protection is $ 2000 for more than one month rental
Pet : maximum 15Lbs $ 250 per rental
Pool heating in winter : $ 8 per day

Owner'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.