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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property


Cozy beach house on stunning Lido Key

3 Bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with a rooftop deck

Beautiful private heated pool and spa

Gulf beach access only a short walk through the sand

Fully stocked kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances

1 King, 2 Fulls and 1Twin to comfortably accommodate 8 people

Master suite with beautifully tiled en-suite bathroom, balcony and rooftop deck access

3 TV's, Wireless Internet, Cable and 1 DVD player

Fully equipped with bikes and kayaks for guests to enjoy during their stay

Washer and dryer in property

Only one block away from St. Armand's Circle shops and restaurants

Within walking distance to local undeveloped parks for hiking and kayaking

A short drive to Mote Marine Aquarium and downtown Sarasota

Little Lido Beach House

181 Whittier Drive

Sarasota, FL 34236

Welcome to paradise! Little Lido Beach House is located one home in from the white sand beaches of Lido Key and close to the fun and excitement of Downtown Sarasota. This cozy beach house is the ideal getaway for your family vacation or friend's retreat. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms with modern coastal-themed décor gives this property a relaxing beachside atmosphere, and the proximity to the Gulf of Mexico ensures a pleasant sea breeze can be enjoyed while you lounge by the pool or enjoy the views from the rooftop deck.

The home boasts a fully stocked kitchen with beautiful granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen overlooks the dining area, a small common area and the deluxe living room. The dining room table seats five people and an additional two can be accommodated at the counter. Just through the sliding glass doors in the living room is the private backyard, complete with a shaded patio, BBQ grill and a heated pool and spa with a tiled pool deck. You can have it all at Little Lido Beach House with its prime location, beautiful backyard and many amenities.


On the first floor of the home you will have two of the three bedrooms. There is also a large living room with sliding glass doors leading out to the patio and pool area. The kitchen is located at the front entrance of the home, and just beyond this is a small dining area and a common space where you can enjoy a lovely meal with your family. The first bedroom will have a plush full mattress, personal TV and an en-suite bathroom with a tiled walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a bunk bed with one full mattress on bottom and a twin on top, as well as a small couch. There is also an additional shared bathroom on the first floor with a tub and shower and a second door leading out to the side yard. Upstairs you will find the third bedroom, which is a master suite with an en-suite bathroom and a personal TV. The master bathroom has a beautifully tiled walk-in shower. The second level also has access to a shared balcony, which has a spiral staircase that leads up to the large rooftop deck, where you can enjoy some of the best views in Lido Key. This home sleeps a total of 8 people.


Relax with a cocktail by the pool in a gorgeous backyard at this property. The entire poolside area is beautifully tiled, and the shaded patio provides a nice reprieve from the sun on hot summer days. You can take a dip in the luxurious spa or spend an evening relaxing on the balcony while you watch the palm trees sway and waves crash on the beach. For an even better view head up the spiral staircase tot the rooftop deck, where you can view the entire panorama. If you would like to venture out this home is in the perfect location. Only one short block away is Saint Armand's circle, which has the best selection of shops and restaurants in all of Sarasota. You could take your group on a short drive over the bridge to Downtown for some more exploring, or take the little ones to the Mote Marine Aquarium to catch a glimpse at what life is like under the sea. If you'd rather enjoy the natural beauty of Lido key, you can take the bikes and kayaks kept at the property down to the local undeveloped parks for a day of bike rides and kayaking in nature, after which you can take a short stroll from the home to watch the sunset on the beach.

** If you would like to have your pool heated, we kindly ask that you please contact Beach House Real Estate at least 10 days prior to your arrival so that it ensures us ample time to fulfill your request. We do offer pool heat as needed as a courtesy to our guests at no additional charge. All of our pools and pool equipment are closely monitored by the pool company for your safety, we kindly ask that the controls not be tampered with- most of the systems are locked for this reason. Due to the island's strict 10pm noise ordinance, the pool heaters will not run overnight. Please remember, outdoor spas are not hot tubs (some properties have a spa, some have a hot tub). Generally speaking, our winter months are considered from November through April. During these months we do our best to ensure that the pools are heated to a temperature of 82 degrees. However, please be aware that even in Central Florida we do occasionally get cold spells that can send the temperatures down into the 30's for a few nights in a row. This will cause the pool water temperature to draw down to in the 70's and a pool pump will automatically shut down if the outside temperature gets too cold. The pump will then kick back on in the morning and begin re-heating of the pool back to 82, which may take several days depending on the severity of the cold spell. Ultimately, these situations are beyond our control. Other issues such as severe weather conditions, equipment malfunction, temporary loss of use of equipment or amenities due to maintenance purposes or other items do happen for time to time. Please know that in the rare event of pool equipment malfunction during your stay, Beach House Real Estate will do everything in our power to expedite repairs as quickly as possible as we certainly want you to enjoy your heated pool and Florida sunshine to the fullest extent possible!

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Beach House Real Estate
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Beach House Real Estate




Why Beach House Real Estate chose Lido Key

This home has been very well cared for and is one of the best vacation spots in the World!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Lido Key in the Sarasota

Property Type:
  • house
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Guest Bedroom: Bunk bed Bottom-Full/Top-Twin and Sleeper Sofa-Full, (1), Baby Cribs (1)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Little Lido Beach Idyl

  • 5 of 5

We had the most idyllic stay here in January 2018

After visiting the area for over 20 years we are very familiar with Lido Key and this place is so peaceful and quiet.

It’s perfect, backs right onto the beach, but only a 10min easy walk to St Armands. You can watch the Ospreys fly overhead while on the pool loungers and admire the visiting snowy egrets.

The house is spotless and has everything you need, with a mixture of old and new.

Admire the 360 degree panorama from the roof terrace and enjoy the spectacular famous Lido Beach sunsets.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lido Beach/St. Armand’s Circle Get-a-Way

  • 4 of 5

The home is situated in a quiet neighborhood just off the shopping/eatery and family friendly “circle”; tucked in along the Lido Beach. We have stayed at the Lido Holiday Inn for many many years and quite prefer this home for its spacious, private experience. The newer modern extension to the home was done well though the circa 1960’s original section could use a little paint and slight more TLC. But this vacation was about Beach/Circle and proximity to downtown and it fit the bill perfectly.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Beach House

  • 5 of 5

It was an amazing stay. A very cozy and spacious house for the family. We were so fortunate to be there and create such great memories. We highly recommend the area, beach and the house. The pool is a beautiful bo us to the vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfort and Convenience

  • 5 of 5

The house accommodated and served our family of 4 very well. It was what we were looking for for this particular area. The house was maintained and served our purposes and vacation accommodations. It had everything we needed. The pool was a great asset and it was shaded just at the right time after long hours at the beach. Great size for our family too. The house location was about 5-10min walk to restaurants and to the main shopping circle. Our family enjoyed all the amenities of the area just as we had in the past.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Lido Beach House

  • 5 of 5

If you could own a little beach house of your own-this is the location that you would want. The walk through the palms and across the dunes is breathtaking and only takes about three minutes to reach the very best spot on Lido Beach. The house is very clean and furnishing is new and comfortable. We walked to Armand Circle, grilled, and enjoyed the peaceful neighborhood. We will come back!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beachside Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Great stay. Can't wait to spend time there next year.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Welcome to the Little Lido Beach House on Lido Key. Located steps from the beach AND St. Armand's Circle, this beach house is the perfect destination for travelers looking for relaxation and comfort, or travelers looking for adventure.


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  • $1500-$2800 week
  • US Dollars
  • $1500-$2800 week
  • $180 cleaning,fees. $69 property damage protection. 11.5% tax.

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