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Just what you want! Perfect for golf, nature lovers, culture, relaxing

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,433 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

2 bedroom luxury apartment, sleep 6, in gated community near beaches, Sarasota

Beautifully fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment overlooking water and private golf course in Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club near Florida's Gulf Coast with its beautiful sandy beaches. This property has open plan dining, living room and fully equipped kitchen with breakfast area; Master bedroom has en-suite bathroom with shower and there is a second/guest bedroom and bathroom witth bath & shower, laundry area and a den with double sofa-bed. Flat screen cable TV & wifi. There is a screened entrance porch and good sized furnished verandah with lovely views and a large single garage. Within this gated community there is a lovely club house with restaurants and where many events take place. There are five swimming pools (heated in winter)and a jacuzzi in different areas with outdoor gas BBQs, plus a gas BBQ for use in the garage door space, several tennis courts, gym and sauna, and the championship golf course has several tee settings to suit every handicap.Transfer membership is arranged for a modest fee to the club. During May to October there are reciprocal arrangements with many other clubs. There is a good supermarket 5 minutes away and plenty of museums, theatres & nature reserves nearby. Wild life abounds, and bald eagles nest there.

Mary Crawshaw
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Sarasota in the Manatee County

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1433 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Beautifully decorated with golf and nature themes. TV and telephone in main bedroom. Ample walk-in closets with plenty of storage space. Light and airy rooms. Wireless internet throughout.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Size is 1433sq. feet plus a large single garage and entrance porch and veranda area (lanai). This apartment is on the ground floor, facilitating access. The views from it are magnificent, overlooking parts of the beautiful golf course, gardens, wooded areas and a large expanse of water with its waterbirds and aquatic animals. The apartment is fully and well furnished and totally equipped, mostly covered in cream carpet; the bathrooms, kitchen and corridors are tiled. There is air-conditioning and heating, telephones and wireless internet. The master bedroom has two large closets. The washing machine and dryer are in the utility area. There is a `den` or office area with a sofa bed. The kitchen is open plan, well fitted with plenty of storage space, with breakfast area opening off it and charming dining and living rooms. The veranda has table and chairs also.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Just what you want! Perfect for golf, nature lovers, culture, relaxing
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Review for property 459543

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year that my wife and I rented this unit, and we were very pleased with our stay there. The condo is very bright, well equipped, and has a great view of the golf course and the pond in front of the patio. We have rented at Heritage Oaks for the last 5 years, and have always enjoyed our time there. The golf course is great, and all the amenities are wonderful, and the people that run it couldn't be nicer.

Bob and Dee Pavone

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"A Little Touch if Home"

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this condo for the entire month of February, 2012. We had a great time! The condo was truly well-equipped and comfortable. The people who surrounded us couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. In fact, the entire Heritage Oaks community was warm and welcoming.

The immediate outdoors was like our own bird sanctuary. There were many pools, all heated and immaculate. Golf is a given and available at any time. Tennis, with an instructer, is right down the street. Simple to difficult walking trails was an exercise enjoyed by many.

Unlike some areas of Florida, this home offered peace and quiet and an independance we really enjoyed. The town of Sarasota is an easy 15-minute drive away and offers just about everything - from first-class restaurants to sailing adventure. The many keys that surround the town provide wonderful sight-seeing and new experiences.

All in all, this condo was our very own "little touch of home"! Enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment with a fantastic view.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at Heritage Oaks in January, a welcome break from the dreadful English winter helped by the gorgeous weather we had there.

We actually stayed at a second apartment owned by the renter just around the corner but saw both whilst we were there. Both were well decorated and furnished beautifully. Roomy, comfortable, equipped with everything you're likely to need and both with fantastic views out over the lake and beyond to the golf course fairway.

Sitting on the lanai, or screened balcony, and looking out, the views and the wildlife are simply amazing: Sandhill Cranes, Osprey, Herons, Bald Eagles and even (at a safe distance across the lake!) the occasional alligator.

Being a keen golfer, and my wife and I both keen tennis players, we took full advantage of the facilities around Heritage Oaks. It's also a very short walk to the nearest swimming pool and a quick cycle ride to the nature preserve at the heart of the site. The people at HO are very friendly and if you want to socialise you'll find plenty of opportunity to do so. If you just want to 'chill' you'll find that very easy too.

Myakka River Park nearby is well worth a visit and a trip on the Airboat there a must, the beaches at Venice and Siesta Key are lovely. You'll need a car whilst there to really enjoy the various attractions around Sarasota but most are only a short drive away. Numerous excellent restaurants within a few miles (Madfish Grill on Cattlemen Road gets a special mention) and a very handy supermarket just down the road if you want to shop to dine in. The HO clubhouse also have very good dining facilities and a take-out service.

The owner was very helpful whilst we were there and also has a local agent in the area. Highly recommended..we'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: N.B.The comment at the end of the review about having an ´Agent` on the spot needs clarifying. She is not an `agent` but `looks after` the property while I am not there; sees to the cleaning and checks that everything is in order. The second property is normally just for our and our family´s use, hence not advertised, but can be used by tenants if not occupied. Just to clarify. The tenants were lovely people and most helpful. I am so glad they enjoyed their stay at our condo so much, as has everyone else who has stayed there. We are very happy to have such a lovely place.
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hockley essex

Great place

  • 4 of 5

We found this condo very clean and comfortable. We had plenty of room for 2 adults and 2 children. The facilities are good and the patio area is amazing with a lovely view over the golf course and lake. The location was really good, just 20 minutes to Siesta Key beach. There are lots of restaurants just a short drive away. We found Mary very helpful with any questions we had and we would definitely stay here again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Richmond, Surrey Greater London

Wonderful place for a family of all ages

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at this wonderful location. There really is something for everyone here. We enjoyed the outdoor eating and used the grill a lot. What a wonderful view of the lake, which was great for bird watching while relaxing.The golf was great as it is so close by. The kids all loved being able to be independent and walk to the beach or the swimming pool or play tennis without us parents being around! Everything is very well kept and good quality. Home from home.

I would recommend a holiday here for anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Richmond, Surrey, UK

Sun, cool breezes, beach, golf and a bald eagle

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this apartment last October, helped by perfect weather for 3 weeks -- hardly a drop of rain. Breakfast on the lanai with close views of sandhill cranes and water birds, a bald eagle and an osprey taking turns perching on a pine branch across the water. The incomparable, talcum-like sand of Siesta Key beach. Won twice at bingo, excellent food at the club house and a very friendly atmosphere there and at the neighbourhood pool -- funnily enough, lots of other Brits there! Kept in touch with home by wireless internet.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Heritage Oaks Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 75 - Bee Ridge or Clark Road
Nearest Restaurant
Heritage Oaks restaurants
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Siesta Key
Car: necessary

Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club is a paradise for most people whether you wish to play golf on this beautiful championship course with its five tee settings, or whether you wish to play tennis on one of its many courts, or do gym in the Club's gymnasium, or like walking, cycling or boating and observing nature and wildlife. Or you may wish to visit the many museums and art exhibitions like the Ringling Museum, or nature reserves as the Myakka River State Park or the Botanical gardens. If you love the beach, we have the most beautiful white sandy beaches in Florida just a few miles away, notably Siesta Key beach. All this is within easy reach of Sarasota Airport or less than an hour's drive from Tampa Airport. There are lovely shops in Sarasota village as well as a multitude of excellent restaurants. Sarasota is full of very interesting things catering for everyone's taste. Renting at Heritage Oaks, for a small fee, you become a member and can use all the Club facilities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in the Sarasota, Florida

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14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment can be made in US dollars or Pounds Sterling.

Security deposit required, refundable

Cleaning fee US$85 (you don't have to clean up before leaving)

Obligatory Club Fee - US$50 May through October, US200 November through April

Florida Hospitality tax 12%
Discount for long lets and repeat lets (except February & March)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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