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The Top Location on Siesta Key - Gertrude's Village House

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Our Top Location, Gertrude's Village House! Brought to you by Gertrude Rentals. Named for our grandmother who traveled the world until age of 91 but always insisted this street on Siesta Key was the place she loved best. Leave the car behind. Gertrude's is richly furnished, perfectly nestled between the best beaches, shopping and dining on the Island, and sure to provide a combination of fun and rejuvenation you won't find in other getaways. Generously decorated with billowing linen drapes and an abundance of handmade rugs, pillows and artwork. Our living room, master bedroom and mother in law suite each flow onto private patios for indoor and outdoor dining and relaxation. You can take your time under the brightly colored pagoda on the patio, wander one block on a quiet tropical street to your beach for panoramic views of the gulf to the North-West-and-South, follow a private footpath to the village for the best fresh oysters, fish, tropical drinks, ice cream and entertainment on the island, or just laze in our lush bedding which includes W-Hotel pillow-top mattresses, high thread count 100% cotton sheets and plentiful pillows in firm, medium and soft.

Your nearest beach, appropriately named Sunset Beach by residents and initiated guests alike, has the most picturesque views on the island and the best sunsets on our coast. When I was young, my grandmother would take me there and swim out so far we could barely see her yellow flowered bathing cap! Today, we laze float and wade there in the calm crystal clear gulf water with my children. We usually take a short swim to Sand Dollar Island. Shaped by the tides, this island is a naturally occurring white sand cay popular with dolphins, sand dollars, conch and hermit crabs. It's the only one of it's kind on the key.

*Events or gatherings involving outside vendors or a headcount in excess of the combined occupancy rate are allowed with prior owner approval. A Location Event Fee of $2000 applies. A Guest based Event Fee of $23 per guest in excess of the maximum occupancy applies. Events can only be scheduled by reserving every unit on the given location. A parent or guardian must accompany guests under the age of 21.

More Details

Property Manager
Daniel Jones
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, Korean
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 7, 2017

Amenities

Siesta Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • *Events or gatherings involving outside vendors or a headcount in excess of the combined occupancy rate are allowed with prior owner approval.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Notes:
Remodeled in 2012, all new furniture and appliances. WIFI, cable, new appliances, new 36" flat screen TV, W-Hotel mattresses bed with new down alternative pillows and new high thread count Egyptian cotton linens. Steps to beach, dining and entertainment. French and Korean translation available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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The Top Location on Siesta Key - Gertrude's Village House
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Very close to the beach. Fantastic location State your multiple times highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

great gertrude!

  • 5 of 5

fantastic stay at great location, so close to the best beach in the florida! enjoyed the stay and will definitely be back again and will not hesitate to rent via Gertrude!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Place was run down some. Needed painting, some things were broken, plumbing backed up in sinks, tub

  • 2 of 5

Location was convenient to shops and restaurants but access to beach was not as advertised. Was easily a 15 minute walk through bug infested marsh to get to beach. We ended up driving to the much nicer public beach 15 min away by car. Kitchen was very small (only 1 at a time) could fit. Reno in kitchen was poorly done. Bathrooms needed updating. No shower caddies made it hard to use shower supplies. Washer and dryer in unit was nice. Large outside table was good as well. With so many choices to rent in Siesta Key this unit needs work to inspire people to stay there. No pool or hot tub either. Mosquitoes were vicious while we were there. Bring lots of bug spray!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm always excited when I get an alert for a new review. In this case, I only wish this guest had mentioned any of these things, except for the mosquitoes which are a part of island life, while they were here so I could've addressed them. Superior responsivity is an important part of our success. For example, I'm responding at 7AM to a review made it at 2AM today. The slow drain has been taken care of and was caused by a small sand shovel someone flushed down the toilet. The guest currently staying at this property just mentioned the slow drain “casually” in passing and we took care of it in less than 30 minutes. We also gladly provide things like shower caddies upon request, even if they aren’t standard in all the units. The guest is absolutely correct, the kitchen is not large, as you can see in the listing photographs, but it has a breakfast bar and is fully appointed with full sized appliances. The kitchen isn’t the reason this property is an overwhelming guest favorite. This property is in the best location on the island, is adorably decorated, and has wonderful wraparound patios. There are 11 five star reviews before and there will be more to come. Our other websites have hundreds or five star positive reviews. Please take a look at our other travel reviews, we are very proud of them :-)
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Charleston, SC
5

Great girl trip weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us stayed at Gertrude's House and we all agreed it was the best spot for a girls weekend. Daniel was so easy to work with and very accommodating. He was quick to respond to all our needs. One was the need for more wineglasses....a quick email and wineglasses were delivered the next morning! He also was great about check out and check in times. The house was clean and the house was absolutely adorable. Plenty of room inside and out to stretch out, but also intimate to have great conversation around the living room. We most enjoyed that the town was steps away. We ate at a few of the yummy restaurants and had fun dancing a few of the many bars that had live bands. The beach is down the street (can see if from street at the front side of the house). The beach is beautiful white sand and not overly crowded. Sunsets to die for! The beach is very wide so it does take some time to get down to the water, so keep in mind if someone in your party has limited mobility, however, there are tons of beaches around you could simply drive to for better parking lot to beach access. On Sunday night there is a "Drum Circle" at one of the main beaches - it was a cool experience and would recommend. We also took a boat ride down the Inter-coastal with Key Life Charters and that was a lot of fun, too. We were all sad to leave, but plan on making another trip Gertrude's in the near future. We all loved it!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Prime location.. walk anywhere you want to go!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Our family arrive for a Thanksgiving vacation and had a wonderful time. We visited the beach every day with beach chairs and umbrellas that were plentiful. We were close to dinning and shopping but most of all we had a relaxing and great stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Shopping, dining & nightlife (Siesta Key and St Armands Circle), Golf at 30 nearby golf courses, Salt water fishing, Scooter, bicycle, and surfboard rentals, Tennis (at public beach nearby), Snorkeling, scuba Sailing and other water sports.

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Rates & Availability

Siesta Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$340
From
$520
Fri,Sat
$4,788
 
 
Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$379
From
$560
Fri,Sat
$9,802
 
 
Best Season
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$248
From
$367
Fri,Sat
$6,422
 
 
World Championships
Sep 22 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$405
From
$599
Fri,Sat
$10,478
 
 
Best Season
Oct 2 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$248
From
$334
Fri,Sat
$6,422
 
 
Holiday
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$405
From
$599
Fri,Sat
$10,478
 
 
Best Season
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$196
From
$290
Fri,Sat
$5,070
 
 
Holidays
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$471
From
$695
Fri,Sat
$12,168
 
 
Best Season
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
$288
From
$425
Fri,Sat
$7,436
 
 
Holidays
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$695
$12,168
 
 
Spring
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$340
From
$502
Fri,Sat
$8,788
 
 
Holidays
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$592
From
$1,111
Fri,Sat
$12,168
 
 
Holidays
Feb 20 2018 - Mar 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$568
From
$1,065
Fri,Sat
$17,388
 
 
Spring
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$605
From
$1,134
Fri,Sat
$18,522
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 9 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$284
From
$532
Fri,Sat
$8,694
 
 
Holiday
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$506
From
$949
Fri,Sat
$15,498
 
 
Summer
May 28 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$407
From
$764
Fri,Sat
$12,474
 
 
Holiday
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$633
$15,498
 
 
Summer
Jul 8 2018 - Aug 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$407
From
$764
Fri,Sat
$12,474
 
 
Holiday
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$506
From
$949
Fri,Sat
$15,498
 
 
Best Season
Sep 3 2018 - Nov 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
$272
From
$509
Fri,Sat
$8,316
 
 
Holiday
Nov 22 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$478
$11,718
 
 
Best Season
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
$235
From
$440
Fri,Sat
$7,182
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$289
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Cleaning $180 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

*Events or gatherings involving outside vendors or a headcount in excess of the combined occupancy rate are allowed with prior owner approval. A Location Event Fee of $2000 applies. A Guest based Event Fee of $23 per guest in excess of the maximum occupancy applies. Events can only be scheduled by reserving every unit on the given location. A parent or guardian must accompany guests under the age of 21.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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