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50% Off Sale! Cozy, Cute Bungalow! Historic Area Downtown! Walk To Everything!

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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7 nights


Laurel Park House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom , 1 bath, Sleeps 4.

Location, Location, Location!

We have 4 cottages, all located in a very special residential community right downtown within easy walking distance to everything: restaurants, cafe's, shopping, theater's, the marina, etc.

7n/8 Day Minimum

Laurel Park was voted the #1 neighborhood in Sarasota by "The Best of Sarasota Magazine". Siesta Key is consistently ranked the #1 beach in the United States, including Hawaii. Come and see why!

Sarasota has recently been rated the "#1 retirement mecca destination in the United States" and now you can come and stay right in the middle of it all! Sarasota remains high on the list of savvy travelers who know what a rare gem Sarasota is! By staying at the "Mangrove Left" cottage you will be in the heart of the downtown area where you can leisurely stroll to outdoor cafe's, restaurants, 9 performing arts theaters, the historic Opera House, 2 cinemas with 25 movie screens and so much more! Walk to the harbor and rent a boat, stroll to the farmer's market and shop for groceries! It's all here right at your finger tips!

This adorable cottage has been meticulously renovated preserving it's historic charm. Delightfully decorated with the owners collection of whimsical art work from local artists. You will be pleasantly surprised by the attention to detail. We offer soft fresh linens, premium mattress's, full kitchens, free Wifi, HDTV cable with DVR, laundry, private patio and off-street parking.

Location, location, location! That's why our neighborhood was voted #1 in Sarasota. It's right in town within easy walking distance to everything!!!!! Laurel Park is a small, quiet, historic neighborhood filled with fun Key West style conch houses, pastel colored cottages and restored bungalows. Come and enjoy what a special place Sarasota is by staying right in the middle of it all!!!!!!

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Jeff OKeefe

(757) 604-9215


www . SarasotaCottage . com (type with no spaces)

More Details
  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Jeff Okeefe
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

The cottage was very comfortable and I could tell the owners put a lot of thought in the little things that made us extra comfortable. The owners are very nice people and helped us with local knowlege. The location is exactly as they described it. We walked everywhere. I recommend it highly!!
Oct 2014
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based on 27 traveler reviews

50% Off Sale! Cozy, Cute Bungalow! Historic Area Downtown! Walk To Everything!
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 35 reviews

Charming and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This place was charming and in a lovely area of historic bungalows. It's an easy walk to Burns Court and to downtown Sarasota. We stayed in the "right" side of Mangrove Cottage. The place is inviting and warm.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time write such a kind review. Jeff and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us last December. Best Wishes, Mikealan OKeefe
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Charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived, the lights were on to present a welcoming atmosphere. It was refreshingly cool after being in 90 plus temps. It was very clean and nicely furnished. The kitchen was brand new as of that morning. It is tastefully decorated with all the conveniences any person would need while on vacation. Very close to the beach and downtown shops and restaurants. If we ever visit Sarasota again, We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely place to stay in Sarasota

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and attractive vacation cottage in a nice neighborhood within walking distance of downtown and other neat areas of Sarasota. The cottage was well appointed if one wanted to prepare a few meals, do some laundry or relax on the patio.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay! We hope to have you as our guests in the near future. We are making plans this summer to add some extra special things to the cottages so stay tuned for some nice surprises!
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Charming, Clean and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

The bungalow in historic Laurel Park was super clean, very convenient to all we wanted to see and do -- and the owner was available to answer questions, recommend restaurants and sites. Perfect one week stay -- and the weather cooperated. Will book again!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darling cottage

  • 5 of 5

Charming, comfortable, well equipped home within walking distance of everything. Perfect location for nice walks, doing errands, going to a show or dining out. Home is very nice and clean with a great TV, good kitchen, nice washer & dryer and pretty outdoor space. The owners were kind and accomodating. A great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. It our our pleasure to have to stay at the cottage. Please come back and see us! Jeff
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I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Mangrove Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

I found the cottage equipped with everything I needed. It was clean, inviting and quiet. The only thing missing was my friend, who had a health issue and had to cancel. Downtown was a walk away and I enjoyed all the sites that Sarasota has to offer.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and nice review. I'm sorry your friend couldn't join you but very glad that you had a nice time anyway. We look forward to having you back in the future.
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St. Armands Circle Park
"St. Armand Circle is high on the list of things to do! A must for upscale and souvenir shop..."
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Sarasota International SRQ
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
100's of Bars within stumbling distance!!
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Many Private & Semi-Private to Choose From
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
100's within a 5-10 minute walk!
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Water Skiing
Nearest Beach
2.3 Miles
Lido Beach
Car: not necessary

Location-Location-Location....It's Everything! Best Location in Sarasota. Laurel Park was voted the #1 Neighborhood by The BEST OF SARASOTA MAGAZINE. Stay within walking distance to all of downtown & the harbor. We have 4 charming historic cottages, all getting raves reviews by past guests. Laurel Park is a highly sought after residential neighborhood adjacent to the waterfront and the downtown area. Bring your dog, walk to the upscale theater & restaurant districts, the harbor, outdoor cafes, Towels Court Artist Community, Burns Court historic area, movies, banks, churches, library, Post Office, everything! The beach is 3.7 miles away, 5 minutes by car.

Sarasota, The Cultural Coast, provides world class entertainment, film festivals, performing art festivals & the best beaches in the world, all within walking distance from your historic cottage! There are unspoiled natural waterways, senic coastal drives and outer islands to explore. Sarasota offers numerous adult education opportunities, seminars, art classes, lectures and so many ways to explore and meet new friends!

Sarasota... where you can enjoy ALL or NOTHING!


Rates & Availability

Laurel Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season 2017
Dec 17 2016 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
SALE! Nat'l Rowing Event
Sep 20 2017 - Oct 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85 + Tax
Pet Fee $140
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Laurel Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Floorboards
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • The Bathroom is off the Master Bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Premium Mattress & Linens
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Daybed w/Trundle
  • Books
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Maid service available for added fee.

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