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Large Executive Water-Front Property Overlooking Sarasota Intercoastal Bay.

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Space 3,851 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Story, 5 Bedrooms, 5 1/2 Bath, Sleeps 12


Bayfront Contemporary with on Sarasota Bay!

This Contemporary Home on Sarasota Bay has Spectacular Views from all 3 stories. Enjoy bayfront living at it's finest with a 2-story great room, bayfront lanai, pool, boat dock and lift.

Master Bath is finished in marble; a guest suite, also with an amazing walk in closet & spacious bath, has access to the pool; the kitchen offers a center island, walk in pantry, and a breakfast area to enjoy the bay views; the second floor has a family room that accesses a 10 x 22 open deck overlooking the bay & the pool below; 2 of the 3 bedrooms on this level have walk in closets & private baths (one even has it's own private bayfront balcony!); the other makes a great guest room or office; the top floor has a bonus room with glass on 3 sides where you can see the South Bridge, the Gulf, & amazing sunsets; the oversize lot has 113 ft of seawall with a boat lift & dock; don't miss the opportunity to stay on the water in a great neighborhood close to Siesta Key & everything Sarasota has to offer!

A/C: Central, Zoned/Multiple

Floor Covering: Marble, Wood

Heat/Fuel: Central, Fuel - Electric, Fuel - Gas Natural, Zoned/Multiple Security System - Yes

Fireplace: Wood Burning Fireplace

Utilities Data: BB/HS

Internet Wifi

County Water, Gas, Public Municipal Water, Public Sewer, Public Utilities

Interior Layout: Breakfast Room Separate, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Open Floor Plan, Volume Ceilings

Interior Features: Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling, Ceiling Fan(S), Solid Stone Counters, Unfurnished, Walk In Closet

Master Bath: Bidet, Dual Sinks, Garden Bath, Tub with Separate Shower Stall

Appliances Included: Built In Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Appliances, Hot Water Electric, Microwave, Oven, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Wine Cooler.

Kitchen Features: Breakfast Bar, Closet Pantry, Islandhug, Walk In Pantry

Additional Rms: Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Inside Utility Room

Dim Level Floor Covering

Room Dim Level Floor Covering

2nd JJ h 13x12

3rd Bedroom 13x11

4th Bedroom 12x11

5th Bedroom 13x11

Bonus Room 14x16

Dinette 08x08

Dining Room 12x16

Family Room 16x19

Kitchen 16x18

Living Room 26x20

Master Bedroom 18x20

Study/Den 14x16

Balcony/Porch/Lanai 10x22

FEATURES: Barbecue, Cable, Internet, Ceiling Fan throughout, Deck, Dock, Fenced Yard, Fireplace, Hot tub/Spa, Intercom, Lawn Pool, Patio, Vaulted ceiling.

Parking: Garage - Attached, 3 spaces, 828 sqft (1 used as a spa)

View: Water, Waterfront

Jet Ski, Bicycles, Boat dock, Beach chairs/toys and Maid service available at a reasonable fee.

More Details

Zack A. Ghalayini
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Arabic
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2017

About Zack A. Ghalayini

Owner is an IT executive who lives between his home in the Laurel Oaks Country Club in Sarasota, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and overseas.

Zack A. Ghalayini purchased this house in 2010

Why Zack A. Ghalayini chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

This unique property offers the contemporary Florida lifestyle.

It is spacious, luxurious and convenient.

What makes this house unique

1- Water front.

2- Great Location.

3- Private.

4- Water accessible.

5- Great modern Kitchen and bathrooms.

6- Extra Large Washer/Dryer laundry Room.

7- Daily Maid service available.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3851 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large Shower Stall and Dual sinks
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Modern Style en suite BA#3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , BA#4 en suite modern bathroom with large shower stall
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , BA#5 is a double sink with large shower stall
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , BA#6 is a Guest half bathroom on ground floor
  • Master bathroom # 1 has Bidet, Dual Sinks, garden Bath, Tub with separate Shower Stall.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , M BR#1 with panoramic water view and large walkin closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , MB#2 with Water view and walk-in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , BR#4 on second level with water view with en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , BR#3 with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , BR#5 with separate bathroom
    Bonus Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 18x20 Master bedroom # 1 with full panoramic Water view with Kingsize bed and Memory Mattress with huge walk-in closet.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Daily Housekeeper available at very reasonable fee. Handy man available.


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

Large Executive Water-Front Property Overlooking Sarasota Intercoastal Bay.
average rating of 4.255814 based on 43 reviews

Wonderful!! Beautifully decorated and maintained. Owner a joy to work with!!!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Blanca was a fabulous house in a great location. My family has been gathering together for a week at Siesta Beach for more than 10 years, and we all agree that Casa Blanca has surpassed every other house! We had 10 adults and 2 children, from seniors to babies.

The bedrooms layout made sure that everyone had privacy and quiet, each with its own bathroom.

The kitchen was great, with room for many cooks at one time.

But, the really important feature is the amazing view.

You can see the dolphins swim and beautiful boats sail through.

The house location is conveniently close to major restaurants and shopping stores.

The beds are the best.

The beach is very close. We loved the pool and the spa.Dealing with Zack was a pleasure. You could not ask for a more accommodating owner.

We are definitely returning here again, so we hope a week opens up in the summer!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review was sent to me directly by the guest Paul S. instead of going directly to vrbo. Thank you Sir for your kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you and your lovely family! I look forward to having you come back!!!
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Great Location, Beautiful Home, As Advertised.

  • 5 of 5

Great Location overlooking Siesta key's intercoastal water. Huge house, 3 story, 5+ Bedrooms all en-suite each had its own bathroom.

Views of the water from each bedroom, Living room and dining room.

Comfy beds, high end linens and a very relaxing Jacuzzi tub were just perfection.

The property is in a great location. We rode our jet skis during the day and then using the nice bikes they leave for guests in the garage, we biked the short distance to the beach to watch the sunset.

It is a short drive to grocery stores, restaurants, banks etc.

Everything you could need is close by.

In all fairness we did not experience any traces of squirrels or rodents as indicated by one review, only views of dolphins playing in the water.

Absolutely amazing service. We stay in properties around the country and this property is on the top of our list. We will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bill. Hope to see you back again soon.
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Chicago, IL

Fabulous Home!

  • 5 of 5

We were visiting Sarasota for a family wedding week.

This home was all that the description depicted and more.

The grand entrance and view of the intercoastal was peaceful and inviting.

Everyone had their own bedroom and bath - which was perfect with all the festivities we attended.

The home was comfortable, stocked with everything you need, including bikes!

We enjoyed the beach and then coming back to a pool and view of the dolphins playing in the inter-coastal waterway.

The property managers were quick to respond when we had a question.

Perfect home for a wonderful getaway!!


  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope to see you back again soon.
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Perfect Location

  • 1 of 5

Was a beautiful location right on the Inter coastal. Seen Dolphins and was Beautiful. But the house has RATS!!!! Seen them and they ate some of our food on the cupboard. Would not recommend this place at all.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Totally unfair depiction in order to revenge for not getting money back. Not wise to leave food outside by the open water. It's open Inter-coastal, there will be squirrels and rodents. Like all multi-million dollar water front homes, we have service that guarantees pest free property. I have no problem having my own family and friends stay there. For every one complaint from guests who attempt to blackmail owners with bad review if not reimbursed money here, there are tens of happy appreciating guests.
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Great space for a group, wonderful location and sunsets

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at here for five nights for a trip to Sarasota to surprise my mom for her 85th birthday. Overall the space is great. Two dining rooms inside and a large table outside for dining as well. The house itself is quite spacious and comfortable, sitting at the end of a Cul de Sac and right on one of the Intercostals, so you can sit by the pool and watch the luxury yachts drift by. Very close to Siesta Key. I would say that the only down side is, it could use a good cleaning. Little things like drawer handles being missing, and small broken things here and there. (A broken toilet paper holder, broken lazy Susan, and dirty grill area for example) These things are easily fixable. Overall, these little things did not impede our stay, so if you can overlook them. It's a wonderful spot!

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your constructive criticism. Your comments are taken to heart and are immediately implemented.
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Location, location, location...

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Waterfront Home was an excellent choice for staying with family for a wedding in Siesta Key. Everything was nearby, but we felt we were away from everything being directly on the water. Pool area was a great amenity and nice for entertaining. Almost every room had a beautiful view of the water. We would definitely recommend this place for anyone staying in Sarasota or Siesta Key. Michael

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. I look forward to hosting you again soon.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
SRQ - Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Beach Club, Dacquiri Deck, Libbey's, Marina Jack
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Stoneybrook, Laurel oaks
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I - 75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Carraba, Outback Steak, Bonefish Grill, Ruth Chris
Nearest Ski
Water ski
Nearest Beach
1.1 Miles
Siesta Key beach

Great location close to beach, shopping, restaurants, entertainment, golf and the highway.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Siesta Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2018 Season
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £154.61 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £76.53
Gas Jacuzzi If Desired £154.61 + Tax
Smoking Fee Deck/Balcony £77.3 + Tax
Pet Fee £77.3 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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