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*Southern Paradise*

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Come to Florida and enjoy this magnificent and most impressive home! Both beautifully and professionally decorated this home HAS IT ALL!! Take pleasure in 7500 square feet – on of the largest homes in University Park Country Club.

Enjoy the view of the 25th hole from your own outdoor Living Room accompanied with your very own recently remodeled Outdoor Kitchen with gas-operated grill, refrigerator, bar and gas-lit lanterns at night! An all-around house music system allows music to be played in all areas of the house including the brand new pool (summer 2013), lanai, outdoor kitchen and yard. Special features of this home include a brand newly designed pool with hot spa included.

This immaculately clean, spacious home offers a large, fully equipped kitchen with top of the line appliances. There is an island and breakfast bar in the kitchen and a separate formal dining area that comfortably seats eight.

Relax in three oversized bedrooms – all having their own bathrooms. All bedrooms are brilliantly decorated, have an abundant amount of closet space and more than enough drawer space for storage. There is a King size bed in the Master Bedroom, a Queen in the 2nd bedroom and two Twins in the 3rd bedroom.

Expecting company while you are here? No worries. Your guests will stay in their own detached guest’s quarters which includes a Living Room with a new flat screen TV, Kitchen, Bedroom and Full Bathroom. There is also a queen sleep-away sofa to comfortable sleep two additional guests.

Centrally located within University Park Country Club you will be able to enjoy a well manicured golf course, consisting of 27 holes, designed by Ron Garl. While offering a challenge, the course is excellent for all skill levels. Surrounding the home you will find easy access to protected trails to walk, run or bike.

Outside of the main gate of University Park Country Club are a variety of grocery stores, retail stores, casual to fine dining and many activities to take pleasure in outside or inside. This property offers close access to I-75 and SRQ Airport. It is also only a one hour drive to Tampa International Airport.

In addition, other features of this home include Wireless coverage throughout the home consisting of two networks, surround sound w CD 5 disk changer, DVD and Radio Channels, Cable, state-of-the-art washer/dryer in spacious laundry room, fireplace, three car attached garage, gate access, land-line w/ unlimited long distance.

Please call to inquire. Weekly, bi-weekly or monthly rates available.

Non Smoking Only

Pets Considered

Children Welcome! Complimentary Bikes and helmets are provided for guests. Home is equipped with a ping-pong table and basketball hoop for entertainment plus pool floats!

50% deposit necessary for booking. Remaining balance due 30 days before arrival. One month minimum required in season (January - April)

More Details

Property Manager
Lana Murphy
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018

What makes this house unique

Travelers will fall in love with this home! It's the nicest home in University Park. Guests will enjoy the privacy this home offers along with the beautiful fine taste in furnishings in every single room. The electronics were recently upgraded and brand new furniture was added. This home is well-kept and rich! Children and Grandchildren (and adults) will enjoy a Ping-Pong table, tons of pool toys and a basketball hoop. There are five bikes + helmets for the whole family to enjoy. The magnificent pool was re-built last Summer. Enjoy a new 30,000 gallon pool + 8-person hot tub. FUN FOR ALL!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Sarasota around the Manatee County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Central Heat and Air, Cable TV and DVD, Wi-Fi, Nicely Equipped Kitchen, Coffee Maker, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Cooking Utensils, plush linens and towels provided, Washer & Dryer, many small appliances and many extras! Small dog is allowed, Sorry, no Smoking.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Grand Ledge


  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing!!!! The pictures are great and accurate but it doesn't convey the magnificence or massivnece of the home. We had great and immediate service for the couple of questions we had. During one of the service visits I found that the owners resided in Scotland close to where I was born. Our family thoroughly enjoyed spending time in this home and would love to go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Toronto Ontario

Home away from home fully outfitted and beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

After selling our home last year we really miss Sarasota. It was decided we would look for a rental. This home is spectacular. Has everything you would ever need. Home was spotless! Looking forward to our March April months that we have booked.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great property,very comfortable enjoyed every minute of our stay. Location was convenient to everything, golf course was challenging but fair.

Property was well maintained. The house was everything it is represented to be.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Canfield, Oh


  • 5 of 5

My expectations were exceeded in this very charming home in University Park. Everything was clean, fresh and new. The owner's pool is amazing. It's very high-end. The decor was tasteful and elegant. It was not lacking for any amenities. My children and I were able to ride the bikes all over while we were there. We were very comfortable! Most importantly, I was so surprised how close everything was! The beach, golfing, shopping restaurants, the University Town Center, etc were all within just a mile or 2!!! I would highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a place to relax and soak up some beautiful sunshine. We'll be back to this vacation rental - I'm sure of it.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City: * Beach it!. * Dine-Out at the local restaurants. * Theatre/Cinemas. * Golf everywhere!. * Kayak Tour.Top Thing to do in Budget: * Sunsets every night. * Shark tooth findings. * Cooking Classes. * Walk miles of nature trails. * Myakka State Park.Top Thing to do in Family: * Kayak Tour. * Busch Gardens/Sea World - a short 45 minute drive. * Sunsets at night - bring flashlights for the kids-they love it!. * Mote Marine. * Bird Watching.

Golf, Tennis, Walking Trails, Amusement Parks, Deep Sea Fishing, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theatre, Cinemas, Museums, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-Skiing, Kayaking, Stand-up Paddle Board, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Sunsets, Jet-skiing, Shelling, Nature trails with biking and hiking and much more!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house around the Sarasota,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Peak Season Dec 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season Jan 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season Feb 2019
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Peak Season March 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £190.27
Refundable Damage Deposit £761.1
Pet Fee £190.27

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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