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Direct Waterfront 3BR/2BA Home on Sarasota Bay

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Sarasota - Waterfront Home Great Rates

3 Bedroom/2 Bath Home with Phenomenal Water Views

Enjoy your own private home directly on the calming waters of Little Sarasota Bay. This comfortable private home was just fully renovated from top to bottom and features an in-ground waterfront pool along with easy access to world famous Siesta Key beach.

Pull into the gated entrance of this spacious, clean home, and leave your worries at home. Sit on the dock and watch dolphins play in front of you, or recline pool-side and enjoy the warm ocean breezes coming from the Bay. Watch beautiful sunsets with a glass of chilled wine, from the open air patio. The home is stocked with everything one needs to relax and is in a quiet neighborhood of high end homes. Yet, is conveniently located in close proximity to downtown Sarasota and its cultural mecca, or a quick 2 mile drive to the tropical atmosphere of Siesta Key beach.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Debbie Borowske
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2016
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based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Direct Waterfront 3BR/2BA Home on Sarasota Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
San Carlos, CA

Amazing vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

The home was just the right size for a family of 5 with almost everything you need in the kitchen to make meals at home. It's a wonderful place right on the water of Sarasota's Bay. We rented kayaks for the week and our kids had so much fun kayaking in the bay and fishing off the dock. We miss the view! Our favorite part of the day was sitting on the back deck and enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning. The view is breathtaking. You will be surprised that even in the middle of the summer, there is a breeze throughout the day because you are right on the water. Only a 10 minute drive to downtown Sarasota and very close to all shopping - 5 min. from Costco!!

Suggestion to the owners: BBQ would make this place absolutely perfect :)

Thank you for your hospitality and troubleshooting a few things during our visit. We would love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your feedback! Like you, we can never get enough of the fabulous view (from almost every room) and the soft ocean breeze. A BBQ is on our list, so thanks for reinforcing. Come back anytime, you were awesome guests and we particularly liked your photos, showing how much your family enjoyed our waterfront home!
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A Dream Location on Little Sarasota Bay

  • 5 of 5

Our journey to Sarasota was hellish - our flight had been cancelled at the last minute and we could not get a direct flight in to Tampa. Having endured a long and fractious journey from London, via Philadelphia and Miami, followed by a 250 mile drive, it would be correct to say that we were not in the best of moods. Imagine then our delight upon arriving at Don and Debbie's house in Little Sarasota Bay, and seeing the lovely gated drive at the end of a quiet residential road and when we opened the front door our mouths dropped open in awe. The house took our breath away, it is so spacious and clean with the most amazing views across the bay. All of the rooms in the house are decorated and furnished to a very high standard. The outside pool and spa area are fantastic and provide the ideal setting to relax and unwind during the day. We even saw a couple of wild dolphins swimming in the bay along with the jumping fish!!

Don and Debbie were extremely helpful from start to finish and gave us some fabulous restaurant recommendations in nearby Siesta Key village and St Armands Circle, all of which we tried and enjoyed. There is plenty to do during the day if you want to leave this idyllic setting, our son got his Scuba diving licence less than a mile away from the house! If you like shopping there is no shortage of malls (regular and outlet) as our daughter can testify to!!

We would definitely recommend this house if you are planning on visiting Sarasota as you will not be disappointed.

We were very sad to leave and hope to be able to visit the area and this house in particular again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad our home and its waterfront location were able to instantaneously erase your stress! We want every guest to feel the renewal that comes with sitting at our pool or on the dock, and having no worries; other than which great restaurant to eat at next. We are happy our suggestions were ones you enjoyed, and can't wait for you to come back next year!
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Powassan, Ontario, Canada

Tropical Paradise

  • 5 of 5

First, let me start by saying, this is one vacation our whole family will remember forever!

When I look for somewhere to stay, I always read other peoples reviews. They always tell the truth about a home. The reviews submitted by other guests staying in this home is one of the reasons we chose to vacation here. I was also impressed with the communication between Don and Debbie and our family prior to booking.

When our family of six drove in the driveway, we were delighted to see the grounds were pristine. However, nothing could prepare us for the reaction we had once we walked through the front doors of Don and Debbie's home!

The view of Sarasota Bay and the pool in almost all directions literally took our breath away! We took a few minutes to sit down, and take it all in.

I then noticed how VERY CLEAN and large the home was. This was so important to me. The home itself is large and amazing. The bedrooms are spacious, the beds very comfortable, and the bathrooms have everything a family needs to ensure pure comfort. The kitchen was great, and stocked with all the supplies a family needs to make meals with. The pool and hot tub were put to good use. Especially by our 7 and 10 yr old.

Now, We are a family that loves to fish, and never in our life have we caught fish as we did while staying at this home. From casting our lines off of the dock, we caught several different species on a daily basis, and were completely surprised. Our friends and families back home were asking us to send them daily updates and photos of the fish we caught. It really was unbelievable. There is also a Marina a few blocks away that is very reasonable in the rental of different types of boats. Something else that really moved us, was seeing the dolphins come in so close to the dock in the Bay. The noises they made would just touch anyone's heart.

We went on a few adventures that were close to the home. Myakka Sate Park to see crocodiles, and also to Clearwater Aquarium which was a short drive, to see the dolphins from the Movie Dolphin Tale.

Siesta Key Beach is also just a short distance from the home, and, a must see.

There are so many fresh markets close by. And, the Shopping Outlets are close by with some amazing stores.

All in all, this was by far one of the best vacations our family has had. We are so grateful that Don and Debbie trusted us with their home. Closing the door behind us, and leaving was a difficult thing for us to do, but, we will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so grateful to have guests give such glowing reviews. We treat each new renter like they are a member of our immediate family, following through quickly and thoroughly on every question, anticipating needs, but most importantly, ensuring they have a memorable vacation experience! We want all life's daily stresses to melt away, and our home to be an oasis of relaxation and renewal. We hope this family can make this an annual vacation retreat, as they made our day hearing how much they enjoyed the Sarasota area and our home!
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Orchard Park, NY

A month in Paradise after a brutal winter up north

  • 5 of 5

We just spent the most glorious month in this lovely home overlooking Little Sarasota Bay. The home is spacious, bright and clean and the view of the pool and bay are out of this world. We enjoyed fishing off the dock and the access to the bay as we rented a pontoon boat for a portion of our stay. The location is handy to grocery shops and every Wed. we visited the fabulous Philippi Creek farmers market which is right around the corner. Although we chose to dine at home the majority of the time( why would we want to leave?) there are a number of great restaurants close by too.The owners, Deb and Don were a phone call away and most helpful with any questions or concerns we had.

We are already making plans to return next year and can hardly wait.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your feedback. We love sharing our bayfront home because we know how great it feels to get away, yet, have all the comforts of home while on vacation! We feel blessed to have a home in the perfect location, right on the water, close to all the amenities of Siesta Key and Sarasota. We are looking forward to your return next year!
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Western Massachusetts

A little slice of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

I feel so fortunate that we found this sweet little house perched on the edge of Little Sarasota Bay, looking across water to the east side of Siesta Key for a 3 week stay this January.... I came down to rehab a broken leg, and this was the perfect choice. One level living (one step down to the pool) and open house plan, easy to navigate and take care of. Hot tub and pool were a highlight, as was the dock that affords great sunset and pelican viewing. The location is south of Sarasota center about 10 minute drive, and only a 5 minute drive to Siesta Key. A Farmer's Market on Wednesdays is nearby for stocking up on fresh veggies, fish, fruit, and much more! Sarasota has so much to offer for visitors; restaurants are excellent, there are sailing and fishing options, kayaking, museums, cultural events, the list goes on....we were pleasantly surprised. Debbie and Don were very attentive to any needs and everything went smoothly. We highly recommend this little slice of heaven!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your fabulous review, especially since you have so eloquently captured why we LOVE our home! You are spot-on why the private bay front location, coupled with our waterfront pool and spa, along with comfy furnishings, make this a sanctuary for relaxation.
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Tampa, Florida

Great get away

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed during the week of thanksgiving. house is in great location near many restaurants, beaches, shopping, and other activities. it is in a quiet spot and you can't beat the view. Our kids caught some fish and it was very relaxing. Owners were attentive and accommodating. This was a terrific vacation spot for our family.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your great feedback! We believe we have a great get-away location for families, couples, or retirees, seeking awesome views at a waterfront property! We treat every guest as if they were our own family staying at our home, and try hard to make their vacation perfect in every way.
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Car: necessary

Private bayfront home located on mainland, within 2 miles of famous Siesta Key beach.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sarasota, Siesta Key

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 19 Nov 2016
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
20 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
Peak Season 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
Easter/Spring Break
8 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
2017 Summer
1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £65
propane (pool heater) £279 + Tax
cleaning fee £164 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change with reservations made greater than 8 months from arrival date. Rental agreement emailed to guest for completion, includes cancellation terms. Signed Rental Agreement with advance payment due within 7 days of booking. Guests agree to abide by house rules (sent upon commencement of rental agreement). Keys and additional instructions provided to guests 2 weeks prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Sarasota in the Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Direct floor to ceiling waterfront view
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Floor to ceiling water view
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Our home is located on the mainland, yet, directly faces Little Sarasota Bay. The Bay provides direct boating access to the ocean. Hidden Harbor Marina sits at the top of our street.

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