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Siesta Key Home on Private Waterfront , Close to Beaches, Village

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,647 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

4 bedroom 4 bath pool home on Heron Lagoon

Vacation surrounded by a natural paradise situated on private Heron Lagoon. Spectacular sunset views from dock, pool, or any of the three decks. Fish or explore the lagoon by kayak. Key West designed home w/oak floors, plantation shutters, abundant windows and crown moldings. Screened balcony off master suite overlooking lagoon. The designer kitchen is the center of home w/ granite counters. ***NOTE - The home is for sale and if a showing is scheduled during rental stay a compensation of $50 will paid to renter per showing.

Lynn Nilssen
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Lynn Nilssen

I moved here with my husband and son from Massachusetts in 2003 and have not regretted it for a single minute! Loved being on the lagoon so much that we purchased the adjacent property, fixed it up and live there now.

Lynn Nilssen purchased this house in 2007

Why Lynn Nilssen chose Siesta Key

Spent many family vacations in Florida and fell in love with the gulf coast especially Sarasota.

What makes this house unique

The nicest thing about this home is that it is on a private lagoon shared only by residents. There are no motorboats and it is quiet with plenty of bird watching and wildlife.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2647 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • on first floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , on first floor - 7 steps to 1st floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom has own full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , has own full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Has two chair and 1/2 pullout beds with own full bath
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Siesta Key Home on Private Waterfront , Close to Beaches, Village
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

A little piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderfully relaxing couple of weeks!! Paradise! Absolutely everything one might need! The only disappointing part in is that's for sale! I would definitely return. Loved it. Thank you Lynn!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jane glad you enjoyed your stay and we enjoyed having you.
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  • 5 of 5

The house is well assigned and was very comfortable for four senior adults (ages 64 to 95)! Well equipped & great having Lynn & Andy close by if we needed anything. Great location and a very safe area. Would love to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best of both worlds

  • 4 of 5

We loved the house. Very relaxing and comfortable. It was a quiet location away from the busy beaches, but close enough to get there in 10 minutes on the bike. Kayaking was beautiful! Our family ranges from 18 to 83 and there was something for everyone in Sarasota and Siesta Key.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream holiday home

  • 5 of 5

I can't possibly say enough wonderful things about our stay at Lynn's home. The house served as the backbone for a family reunion. It was ideal. There was enough room for everyone to spread out and have privacy when they wanted it. My daughters had a brilliant time fishing off the pier and caught the biggest catfish of their lives. The beds were extremely comfortable and the house had all the misc items you need to cook a wonderful family meal. Lynn was very accommodating and all I can say is if you are lucky enough to find her home available BOOK IT!!!!!!!!! You will have the best holiday ever.


  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house is Beautiful, it has everything you need to have a great vacation and the location is perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

We are writing this and wishing we could go back already! Our family of 7 (kids 8-18 yrs) just spent a week at this beautiful home. It was the perfect location for us. The property was so well maintained and clean that it only took one look out the back door, one deep breath and we were instantly soothed. The homes may seem close together, but Lynn and Andy have decorated so tastefully that you feel you are in your own private setting. While we enjoyed plenty of activities together like kayaking in the lagoon, fishing off the dock and swimming in the pool, mom and dad enjoyed their quiet, morning coffees on the balcony and beautiful sunsets on the dock too. The floor plan of the house provided great spaces to relax together or find time alone. I loved seeing our kids put down their phones to put a puzzle together, or pick up a book, play our guitar, ride bikes to the beach or play a family game on the Wii. The house was so well equipped that we needed only to provide the food and drinks! We spent time in the Main Village and felt comfortable with the older kids being on their own there too. We also headed south to Turtle Beach where we saw another beautiful sunset, lots of shells and someone catch and release a goliath grouper! We also found reasonable prices and good food at the marina there. This property exceeded our expectations and Lynn and Andy were just a call/text away. Thanks for sharing your slice of paradise with us!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Captain Curt's Sniki Tiki
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bobby Jones Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Turtle and Crescent/Siesta

Along with beach and water activities, this property is located within 8 miles of downtown Sarasota, which boasts it's own Symphony Orchestra, Opera House, several live theaters, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, numerous live music venues, art museums and galleries. Downtown and locally there are a wide variety of restaurants, brew pubs, night life and dance venues. Nearby are the spring training facilities for the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburg Pirates. Myakka State Park is 16 miles away for a day of fresh water boating and fishing, or hiking, biking, gator sighting. Nearby Celery Fields has a large diversity of bird species for bird watching as well as hiking and biking trails. Tampa and Saint Petersburg are a one hour drive for additional cultural and natural attractions, sporting events and theme parks.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £142.04
Pet Fee £177.55
Damage Deposit £355.1

1) During season from January 1 through April 30 no discounted rates will be given. During season for stays less than one month add an additional 10% to the nightly rate shown.
2) There is a two week minimum required for all stays.
3) The house is on the market for sale and may be shown during guest stay. A 3 hour showing notification will be given and $50 inconvenience reimbursement will be paid to renter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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