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Sarasota Fl Pool Home Lakeview South-Facing- near Beach & Golf

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights


Minimum Stay
14 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Rivendell - Osprey Landing

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps upto 6)

June Special Offer normal price £1004/$1400/week Special price £750/$1050 inclusive 'Osprey Landings' South Facing Pool Home Florida,overlooking lake, 6 mins to nearest public beach 15 mins to Siesta Key America's Number 1 Beach and 5 mins to nearest golf courses, plus 40 others near by, luxuriously furnished to a very high standard.

The accommodation comprise of a large entrance hall, open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen, utility room, double garage, three double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and two bathrooms. The home is fully air-conditioned via a central system to all rooms wisper quite all rooms also have ceiling fans.

( Local agent on call who lives next door for peace of mind)

The master bedroom comprises of a beautiful French design king sledge bed, two night-stands with side lamps, TV cabinet with 40 inch HD TV and DVR, large walk-in dressing room, new overhead whisper quite fan 2015. From the comfort of your bed you look out over your own pool with hot tub and water feature, you are also overlooking the lake, which is frequently visited by exotic local bird life including Ospreys and Bold Eagles. The pool can be accessed directly form the bedroom via the French slidding doors. All sliders have child alarms for added safety.

The master bedroom is fully air-conditioned with ceiling fan whisper quite(as are all of the bedrooms) all the windows are fitted with fly screens so they can be safely opened. The master bathroom comprises of a huge Roman Shower, also a hot-tub/Jacuzzi, his and hers fitted vanity units and sinks. Full mirrors and plenty of storage cupboards. There is a separate Water Closet (WC) with extractor fan. Each of the additional two double bedrooms comprises of double Queen-size bed.We also have a twin bedded bedroom overlooking the Lake and pool.

The lounge comprises of a two and a three seater Cindy Crawford real leather sofas(new 2015) in soft exquisite real leather. Remote control overhead fan. Here you will also find our home entertainment center with a 55 inch LED Internet Apps cable TV with 340 channels 80 HD including Premiership Soccer and some Premiership Rugby games as well as most American sports channels, DVR Recorder/DVD player,and CD/Radio/Cassette system. The high quality glass dining table can seat up to six in comfort, the dining area can be softly lit to create peaceful diner parties or you may chose to eat AL-Fresco under the lanai with its overhead lighting and new ceiling fan(2015)

Outside there is a six-seater table with very comfortable chairs; it is positioned outside the lounge French doors, overlooking the lake and swimming pool. Relax in the evening with the pool lit up; listen to the gentle waterfall running from the hot tub into the pool creating a very relaxed and romantic setting. The pool and outside dining area is completely caged in, so you won’t get any uninvited flying friends dropping by.

The kitchen is open plan so the cooks can still be part of the party with guests in the dining room and lounge. The kitchen is fully-equipped with cutlery and crockery, plenty of various size and shaped glasses. It comprises of new 2015 stainless steel ceramic fast heat cooker with fan oven, built-in microwave, extractor fan and large dishwasher,

New 2015 American French Door stainless steel refrigerator/freezer with filtered chilled water and quick Ice-maker with either crushed ice or ice cubes dispensed from the door. The double sink has a waste disposal unit and filter drinking water. There is an unbelievable amount of kitchen storage and a walk in pantry.

Pool, Jacuzzi, and Hot Tub: The swimming pool 28’x 14’is up to 5.6 foot deep. The pool is south-facing so this guarantees the maximum amount of daytime sunshine, if it’s shade your looking for then you can shelter under the lanai and chill out under the outdoor fan.

We have four very comfortable sun loungers for those lazy days around the pool. We have a new 2015 Weber gas grill/ BBQ with overhead lighting perfect for outdoor cooking.

Apart from the winter months (November through April), the pool temperature can range from 78-88F without heating( although pool heating will guarantee 82-84f) Due to its South exposure. During the winter months the pool can be heated to achieve temperatures 76-84f( weather permitting) for an extra charge of $75/£50 per week (minimum 14 nights), if required. This includes heating the outside hot tub/Jacuzzi to the same temparture. Easy to close Hurricane shutters have been installed so the house is well protected for you and your family in the unlikly event of any tropical storms.

Beach, Boating, Fishing, Golf, or Sunset Cruising: Osprey is approximately eight miles from' Siesta Key beach' America's Number 1 Beach, Sarasota and a similar distance from Venice. The nearest beach and marina is Casey Key just over two miles away. Here you can hire boats, fish.

Only 30-40 minuites to The Bollettieri Tennis and ledbetters Golfing Academy

Keywords: Single-Story Detached House

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Barry & Sue Burston
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 April, 2016
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Why Barry & Sue Burston chose Osprey

We have been renting this property since 2003 but it still looks like new, very fresh and modern. We live here for up to 6 months of the year and only rent for a limited number of weeks to small groups to help cover the cost of our second home, we get around 40% plus bookings from regular clients which speaks for itself( see review for their comments) we have been renting via VRBO for the past 12 years and never had a complaint! This year 2015 we have had major upgrades all the kitchen appliances have been replaced with Stainless Steel appliances, we have had new ceiling fans in the Master, Lounge & Lanai along with a new Weber Gas Grill/BBQ for poolside cooking, two new real leather Cindy Crawford sofas. We are happy to provide references and recommendations from past guest and happy to speak to anyone if they have any queries, also our friend/neighbor next door is available should there be any emergencies so you can book our property with confidence and know you will get a safe and extremely comfortable property. We say "It's not a Rental Property it's our home which we are happy to share with caring people".

What makes this house unique

South facing pool overlooking a Lake close to beaches and Golf courses.

If you like cycling, we are a safe cycle distance to the famous Legacy Cycle Trail miles of safe ridding traffic free and we have 4 cycle 2 male 2 female 2 were new 2015 available free.

We also offer fre for use during your stay 4 sets of golf clubs 2 ladies and 2 mens.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Barry,

We had a fantastic holiday in Florida and thoroughly enjoyed staying in your beautiful

home. I have stayed in many villas in Florida, and yours was one of the best! We liked the area, spent a lot of time in Venice and Venice beach. We will definitely be back.

Just got home yesterday after a long weekend in New York. New York was very hectic, we are a bit tired and jet lagged today.

Thanks for everything!

Have a lovely Christmas!


Nov 2012
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Sarasota Fl Pool Home Lakeview South-Facing- near Beach & Golf
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Scotland, U.K.

Perfect Vacation, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We visited this villa in May 2016. We have been visiting the Siesta Key area for the past 20 years and this was our first stay at this villa. We had a wonderful time . The villa is situated in a peaceful setting looking out towards a lake. Barry and Sue have furnished their villa to a very high standard and added their own homely touches which made it feel like a home from home. Barry and Sue are perfect hosts. We enjoyed staying here so much that we have booked another stay next year.

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  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A wonderful house in a beautiful lakeside setting. Although not a gated community this location has the look and feel of a very well maintained estate and is very peaceful. It is also convenient for visiting Sarasota as well as some beautiful nearby beaches. Barry and Sue are true professionals when it comes to leasing their home and have thought of everything in terms of equipment - right down to the Florida Snow shovels used for finding sharks teeth on the nearby beaches. The house is bright and beautifully furnished and Ted is on hand next door to attend to any issues during your stay. I would thoroughly recommend a stay at this property and certainly look forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reno, Nevada

Great family home

  • 5 of 5

Four adults and two children had a wonderful two weeks in this home. The owners were very responsive and the home is conveniently located.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wellington Point, Qld, Australia

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

We have been spending holidays in Sarasota for the past 23 years and during this time have stayed in a variety of rental properties. The last two years we have stayed in Barry and Sue's beautiful rental in Osprey and really feel as though we have found our "home from home". They have, literally, provided everything a family would need to make their stay truly memorable. From the moment you enter the property you just know you are going to have the most enjoyable, relaxing holiday which you will never want to end. Everything in the villa, from the super comfy beds to the leather sofas and large screen TV's will not disappoint and the kitchen has every appliance you would ever need. The villa has a lovely pool/spa area which overlooks a tranquil lake and it is just so pleasant to sit out, at whatever time of day, soaking up the ambiance. There is also a BBQ if you want to cook outdoors. The villa is on a very quiet residential estate and is in the perfect location to enjoy local restaurants/shops, it is only a short drive to beautiful beaches and Siesta Key ( which is our all time favourite ) is easily accessible. Barry and Sue have even provided beach umbrellas/chairs etc for guests to use, which are an added bonus when in the intense Florida heat. Bikes are also available for guests to use and there are plenty of cycle paths to explore the natural habitat. As we now live in Australia ( originally from the UK ), it is a very long journey for us but we wouldn't have been doing it for so long if we hadn't fallen in love with Florida, the lifestyle and we can now add Barry and Sue's home to our list. We are now counting down the weeks to our next trip and cannot wait to see the improvements, we know, Barry and Sue have made to the villa.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A simply stunning villa in every way

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our first stay at this wonderful villa and requested a second stay whilst still there!

Having been fortunate enough to stay in some amazing properties all over the world we can honestly say that this is one of the very best. The villa is perfectly located - in a quiet and peaceful area with wildlife on tap and still near enough to everything the area has to offer in terms of beaches, restaurants, entertainment and shopping. An excellent balance. In terms of facilities the home lacks nothing and all the amenities are of the highest of standards and quality. Barry & Sue are perfect hosts and all arrangements and requests were speedily undertaken.

In summary, we would highly recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Liverpool Engalnd

The Perfect Villa

  • 5 of 5

We Have stayed at this property on 3 occasions, each time our visit has been everything & more that we could have wished for. Every room is beautifully furnished. The home is maintained, decorated and equipped to a very high standard. The owners Barry & Sue have thought of everything to make guests feel at home. The beautiful pool area is amazing and looks out onto a lovely lake and we feel would put some hotel pool areas to shame.

We have found it to be in an ideal location, very convenient for beaches (Nokomis one of our favourites in Sarasota) shops and eateries.

We have loved every moment of staying here and never want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Handyman, It's always a pleasure to have you stay at our Osprey property, when you come back in December 2015 you will see the number of upgrades we have had to ensure your future comforts which include new whisper quite fans in the Master, Lanai & lounge along with two new Cindy Crawford real leather sofas and new Stainless steel french door refrigerator, cooker, microwave and dishwasher. Outside we have a new Weber gas grill/BBQ. Thanks for staying
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton 15mins,Tampa60minsOrlando 2hrs
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several near by
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Stoney Brook
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rose Buds several others
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Nokomis 8mins, Venice 15 mins, Siesta Key 20 mins
Car: recommended

Great Beaches 6 mins to Nokomis Beach 10 mins to Venice beach, 15 -20 mins from America's number one Beach Siesta Key. Great Bike rides from the house, one is the safe cycle to The Legacy Cycle Trail( 4 free Bikes 2 new 2015 Inc), 10 mins to the golf of Mexico, 10 mins from the Heritage Trail and Oscar Scheer State Park, canoe & Boat hire near house.Hair dryer supplied, library, various board games, DVR with libary of films etc


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rivendell, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

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14 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

Regular Rate is £850/$1280/week Plus Tax@ 12% but includes Linen & Clean 14 nights Minimum, Pool Heating Optional
Christmas & Easter which is £1200/$2000/week minimum 14 nights. Plus Tax but includes Linen & Clean Pool Heating Optional

25% deposit to secure booking non returnable and balance 6 weeks before arrival

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rivendell in Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Two, The Master and the other has a small bath and shower with wash basin.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Lovely View over Lake & Pool
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 32 inch LED TV
    Bedroom 1 Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Huge Pillow top US King View over Lake & pool 40'' LED HD TV
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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