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Minutes To 2016 Top Beach in USA- Siesta Key!

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights

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Minimum Stay
14 - 30 nights


Sarasota Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Fully furnished/equipped 3 room apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom

Our guest home is located in a quiet, safe, private setting, just minutes to fabulous Siesta Key and Beach.....away from the noise and traffic of Siesta Key.... and the high prices! Walk, bike or drive a few minutes door to beach! Our bright and sunny rental has a private outside entrance, parking spaces and a private fenced in yard. Updated and immaculate, it consists of a living room with sofa bed, 1 bedroom, fully equipped kitchen w/ dishwasher, all tiled bathroom, an enclosed yard with a gas BBQ, washer and dryer, large High Definition flat screen TV's, high speed internet, Wifi and much more.. A beautiful shared pool is available on the property. Like to BBQ? You have your own gas BBQ. Like to bike? We also have 2 bikes for guests, as well as beach chairs, beach umbrella, and more. Very relaxing vacation, with lots of "gulf gate"restaurants and shopping nearby- even Trader Joe's!

We are pet friendly, as long as your pet is house broken, well trained and friendly.

Rental Options:

Rates vary with length of stay and season.

Walk or bike to the beach... just minutes from Siesta Key, Voted #1 beach in the USA, where you can swim, rent a boat, kayak or walk or bike on the beach. Great 'Gulf Gate' shopping and restaurants, 20 minutes from St. Armand's Circle, Van Wezel Theater, Ca' d'Zan, Ringling Museum, Selby Gardens, Jungle Gardens, Mote Marine, Marina Jack's Restaurant, Bayfront Park and more. Enjoy the downtown Saturday Farmer's Market, and nature trails at nearby Phillipi Estate Park....wonderful neighborhood to enjoy everything Sarasota has to offer


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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Marlene and/or Steve
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Marlene and/or Steve

We moved to Sarasota, Florida 3 years ago from New York City and never looked back. We love it here and know you will too!

Sunshine is wonderful, physically and mentally!!!! The restaurants and shopping rivals New kidding.

Marlene and/or Steve purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Marlene and/or Steve chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Visited relatives in Sarasota and fell in love with the area and this lovely, safe, neighborhood. It truly is paradise with people from all over the USA and the world......warm and friendly atmosphere all around you.

What makes this apartment unique

We love our quiet, safe neighborhood, all the sunshine and the closeness to the beach. We enjoy walking, biking, boating, fishing and great 'chef owned' restaurants. We also love all the cultural events in downtown Sarasota.....P.S. The shopping is terrific too!


based on 12 traveler reviews

Minutes To 2016 Top Beach in USA- Siesta Key!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

What a fun place!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in October, 2015. My wife and I enjoyed our stay as it was a great place, bright and cheerful. We loved the outdoor space and BBQ. Walked the beach every morning. Lovely safe neighbor. Marlene and Steve , the owners, were really nice and very helpful. Loved Sarasota!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Even better than last time

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time staying here and the place is as cute as ever. Marlene and Steve were still helpful and eager to please The new driveway was very convenient and the new patio area was very welcoming. My little dog enjoyed playing with Grover.

The place is in a fabulous location, just a short drive to the beach and convenient to all Sarasota attractions

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waconia, Mn USA

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My stay was wonderful. The apartment is just as cute as the pictures. My little dog Mickey loved cooling off in the pool. You couldn't ask for nicer people to deal with than Steve and Marlene. If you needed anything they were both always available. Grover, their dog is the sweetest dog you will every meet. He is truly a gentle giant and loved by everyone.

The area is very nice and felt very safe. Wonderful walking also and a very nice church a block away to let your dog play.

Can't say enough nice things about my 2 month stay. You won't be disappointed......Great, great location



  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walker Mn

Fun, Fun, Fun.

  • 5 of 5

Today is our last day, so sad. Great quiet neighborhood, walking distance to a nice park and the beach. Everything was as good or better than advertised, Steve and Marlene were great and very helpful. The apartment was very clean with a comfortable bed for sure. Grilled out a lot.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Webster New York USA

Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

This rental was great,Steve and Marlene were very helpful and made us feel at home.We enjoyed the private yard,I used the BBQ most days..If you go with your pet be sure to visit Venice there is an off leash park-beach

area our dog Lucy had a ball there.Also went to the Sarasota market on Saturdays its dog friendly too.

We enjoyed ourselves so much we booked it for next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rental and such helpful and friendly landloards

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this apartment and would not hesitate to do it again or to recommend it to family and friends. It was the perfect size for two people and the private back yard was ideal for our dog Grover who, despite being 14 years old, loved to play with Steve and Marlene’s big dog Grover. The neighborhood was great for taking walks and bike rides and we met many very nice neighbors. Not to mention the daily morning and sunset walks to the beach (only a pleasant 20 minute walk if you walk slow). Look for beach access No 7 after you cross the bridge. The apartment had everything we needed for a happy month’s stay as we planned our pending move to the area.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Siesta Key, Crescent, and Turtle Beach
Car: recommended

Located in a beautiful, quiet neighborhood just minutes from Siesta Key, away from the noise and traffic of the Key, and much more affordable. We are 20 minutes from chic downtown Sarasota shops and restaurants, and are 20-30 minutes from most local attractions, such as the Ringling Museum, Mote Marine Aquarium, Sarasota Opera House, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Selby Botanical Gardens, movie complex's and much more. We are minutes away from Gulf Gate restaurants and shops, with many chef owned/family owned restaurants serving a variety of Ethnic and American cuisine ....truly a 'foodie's' paradise. Within minutes we have a French Pastry Bakery, a German Bread Bakery, an Asian market, an English Tea Shoppe, a 'New York Style' deli, an Italian market and café, and some terrific pizza. We also have some world class steak houses and fresh seafood restaurants. As we like to say, 'So many restaurants, so little time' :)


Rates & Availability

Sarasota Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Peak 2016
Jul 20 2016 - Nov 30 2016
14 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
April, 2017017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cancellation Fee $100
Cleaning fee $100
Pet Fee $150
Transaction Fee $75

Damage deposit $500 returned upon inspection on last day
1st pet is $150 and 2nd pet is $50, per month.
$200 cancellation fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sarasota Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • There is a sofa bed in the living room for occasional guests during your stay.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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