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Siesta Key- BEAUTIFUL 2BR 2 Bath Condo in Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Experience Paradise on Siesta Key at our 2 BR 2 Bath condo in Gulf and Bayclub Bayside. If this condo is booked for your dates, have a look at 861960. Our other condo in the same complex on the intracostal! She's a beauty!

At 1346 Siesta Bayside Dr you have the Gulf and Intracostal Waterway within walking distance as well as the USA's number 1 public beach, Siesta Beach (Crescent Beach) with your private beach access just across the street.

Gulf and Bayclub Bayside is a gated community which has impeccably groomed landscapes and ammenities galore...Think old Key West style and charm ... streets lined with palm trees and beautiful flora. You also have heated pools, tennis courts, a clubhouse with fitness center, saunas and showers in both the ladies and mens rooms. There are gas grills with picnic tables and a private fishing pier, all within a very short walk from your front door. The surrounding area has so much to offer...your vacation in our home can be chock full of activities or the quiet getaway. It's your choice!

Our spacious 2 BR condo at 1346 Siesta Bayside Dr features vaulted ceilings throughout. Your living room has a sofa, love seat and swivel chair. An added value is your over sized screened in lanai which offers a view of the Intracostal. On your private Lanai, enjoy a meal at your wicker and glass topped table which seats 6...Enjoy the view of the intracostal and lovely grounds, a cold beverage or dinner after a long day at the beach on the Lanai in the loveseat or wicker chair. Turn the ceiling fan on and relax away.

Your Master bedroom Suite has a King Size Bed, flatscreen TV (new 2014) with cable TV and wireless internet. There is a large dresser, bedside tables and a reading nook . The newly remodeled master bath (2015) has 2 separate vanities and a private walk in shower as well as a large walk in closet. Walk onto your Lanai thru the sliders off the Master Bedroom.

The Guest bedroom has a king bed, a large dresser, bedside tables and 40 inch flatscreen ( 2012) with cable. The Guest Bedroom also has a large walk in closet and bath with shower and tub, just across the hall.

The large, bright yet cozy living room offers a sleeper sofa, loveseat, swivel rocker and new entertainment unit with flat screen TV (new 2014)and DVD player, Cable and wireless internet throughout the condo. Your stereo system is also IPod compatible. Bring your favorite music along! The plantation blinds offer privacy and yet allow for lots of natural daylight. Walk out to your lanai from the living room.

The kitchen is well appointed with new stainless appliances including dishwasher, disposal, microwave, 5 burner stove and refrigerator/freezer with ice and water on the door. You can enjoy meals in the kitchen on your new glass and slate pub style table with seating for 4. The kitchen is well appointed with new dishes, pots and pans and well stocked with all sorts of cooking implements! The washer and dryer are included in your condo.

Gulf and Bay Bayside amendities include 2 heated pools (one just outside your door), 2 lighted tennis courts, fitness room in the clubhouse with saunas, gas grills and picnic tables along with a walking path throughout the complex. Take a walk on the many shell lined paths and enjoy the flora and private ponds or walk along the intracostal to our private fishing pier. We also provide tennis rackets, beach chairs, beach towels and buckets and shovels for beach play as well as a beach cart

Siesta Key offers top notch resturants, shops and grocery stores in town with many more just 2 miles away on the mainland. Disney World and other Orlando attractions are just 1 1/2 hours away. You can easily spend an evening for dinner in St Armands Circle or Sarasota.

We are sure that you will enjoy our wonderful slice of paradise at our condo at 1346 Siesta Bayside Dr. Please let us know if you have any questions via phone or email as listed. Our management company is onsite

Keywords: 2 BR 2 bath Key West style condo complex located on Siesta Key, 4 minute walk to the # 1 white sand beach in the US - 'Crescent Beach'

More Details

Property Manager
Lisa Ruoff
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2017

About Lisa Ruoff

Recently retired, we purchased this lovely condo on Siesta Key for a winter getaway. We live in Michigan and sail most of the summer. We also rent our condo during the year. Our home is your home. We continue to make upgrades in the unit and ammenities and we love to hear from our renters about how they enjoy these changes. We are always open to suggestions to maintain our condo for you as one of the most well appointed and updated units available. We have an onsite management company to attend to every detail.

Lisa Ruoff purchased this condo in 2011

Why Lisa Ruoff chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Siesta Key is a lovely island community, small enough to offer an intimate and relaxing atmosphere unlike other resort areas. The Gulf and Bay Bayside complex is quiet, beautiful, right in the intracoastal and just a few minutes walk from our lovely Crescent Beach

What makes this condo unique

The short walk to an uncrowded beach offers peaceful and relaxing moments to enjoy in beautiful white sand that never gets hot! Whether you like to cook in the welll appointed kitchen or eat out, there are plenty of wonderful shopping venues as well as first class restaurants to chose from. Even the pizza for delivery is good!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Siesta Key in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , second bathroom is across hall from second bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large master bath suite just remodeled in 2015
  • 2 large bathrooms, master has large shower and 2 separate vanities. Remodel 2015 and second bathroom has a tub/shower combination
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , king, large dresser, 2 bedside tables, chair and TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King, 2 bedside tables and large dresser and TV
  • King beds in both bedrooms. Several rental places nearby for cribs, strollers, high chairs etc. and most deliver. Prices are most reasonable.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This large air conditioned condo has private Beach Access to the white sands of Crescent Beach, The clubhouse has an excercise/workout room, saunas. There are gas grills and picnic tables just outside the clubhouse. The complex has 2 heated swimming pools ,2 lighted tennis courts, fishing pier, walking paths around the private ponds and beautiful foliage in this Key West style complex. Attached garage, private lanai, private front deck with direct view of one of the pools, plantation style blinds allow for privacy and yet lots of natural light. Glass top table for dining on lanai with pub table seating in the kitchen eating area. Brand new washer and dryer in the unit (2012), Brand new stainless steel applainces (2012) and fully equipped kitchen, 3 Tvs connected to cable, DVD and sound system, wireless internet throughout, All linens, towels and beach towels and beach chairs provided. Large walk in closets in both bedrooms, Master Bath is ensuite with 2 sinks and private shower room.


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Siesta Key- BEAUTIFUL 2BR 2 Bath Condo in Paradise
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Wonderful stay at Siesta key condo.

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay,condo is extremely cozy and comfy. Lots of room. The pool is right outside the door. Short walk to the private beach. Just a wonderful place to stay and make our vacation even better.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our little slice of paradise. We are glad we were part of your wonderful vacation! Regards, Bill and Lisa
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knoxville, tn

Fantastic location, great amenities, clean condo - and great price!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is lovely, with 2 spacious bedrooms, amazing master bath, lovely screened in lanai, and just across the street a beautiful pool. The unit is quiet and clean. A central location makes it easy to go for a jog, walk, or bike ride in either direction. The walk to the most beautiful of Siesta's beaches is simple - about 8-10 minutes.

Plenty of towels throughout the unit and beach chairs available for use in the garage. (No bikes or working umbrella though.)

The kitchen has the basic necessities for cooking (just bring your own spices, sugar, trash bags, soap, etc - nothing is supplied in the pantry). We expected this - not a complaint, just in case this review helps you pack a few staples from home.

The owner was very responsive (even to my rookie question about the coffee maker) and the price for this weekly rental was perfect for our family of four.

Thanks much!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry to hear about the umbrella. We will get that fixed! Glad you figured out the coffee maker!!! And more glad that you enjoyed your stay. It is a great location! Close to the pool, grills, path, fishing pier... We aren't allowed to leave spices other than salt and pepper unfortunately. I haul mine back and forth!! We are glad you had a nice vacation!! Regards, Lisa and Bill
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South carolina


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this condo!! It was very comfortable, clean and had everything a family would need. My two 5 year olds loved having a tv in their bedroom as well as the beach toys to share in the garage and the pool directly out our front door!! The neighborhood was very quiet and we never felt unsafe. In fact, we found most of Siesta to be family friendly. We enjoyed the sunsets in the evenings at the beach and even the occasional night swim :)

We look forward to returning to Gulf & Bay Bayside, in particular this extremely well kept condo.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janice, we are so gladyou enjoyed our little slice of paradise. Everything you said is exactly why we love it so much. We look forward to your return.
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Asheville, NC

Wonderful Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our vacation :) The condo had everything and I mean everything! We will fly to visit next time because all you need is a bathing suite. Chairs, cooler, floats, anything for beach play. The Condo was Clean, updated and super comfortable. Location was great. The Village is to the right as you go out of the complex and we spent several nights there. We Love, LOve, LOVED IT! can't wait to visit AGAIN!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We work hard, in both condos, to give our guests the best vacation possible. (861960 is our other condo in the same complex). Let us know when you would like to return to our beautiful Siesta Key!!
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Grand Rapids, MI/ Siesta Key FL

Incredibly comfortable

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely rental. Truly felt like we were home.

Thank you for your review. Regards, Bill and Lisa

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation !

  • 5 of 5

This is a great vacation rental! My family and I stayed for a week at the end of May. The condo is absolutely beautiful and very well appointed. The condo was extremely clean as well. The private beach is a 5 minute walk from the condo and the owners provide a beach cart, chairs..etc. The pool is just steps away from the front door. We had beautiful weather during our stay in Siesta Key. You can easily ride bikes anywhere on the island and Siesta Key village is a short bike ride from the condo. We would highly recommend this vacation rental ! We hope to be able to return to Siesta Key soon and stay in this Gulf and Bay Club Bayside rental again!!! Many thanks to the owners..!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mission accomplished! We strive to help make your stay easy, relaxing and fun. Our home is your home!
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
I 75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many wonderful - casual and more formal
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Crescent Beach...voted USA best beach
Car: recommended

Ceiling fans in every room including the lanai and there is a full size washer and dryer in the condo.

We are located 3 tenths mile walk to beach via private beach access. The village is about a one mile walk and the public beach parking, if you dont like the short walk, is about 1/2 mile drive. Mayakka state park is just a 15 minute drive as well as all that Sarasota has to offer... Including the Ringling museum! all just about a 5 minute drive. Between a condo in paradise and so much to do...your vacation will be chock full of fun or total relaxation...any time of the year


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in the Siesta Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off season
8 Jul 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off season2
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 25 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £233.97

There is a refundable $300.00 deposit

The onsite management company will handle all rental agreements and payments with you directly.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.