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Ultimate getaway. Great Location. Lido Beach and St Armands Circle

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 770 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom 1 bathroom close to the beach. shops, restaurants, no car needed

A perfect relaxation destination for two! This location has everything. Five minutes walk to the beautiful Lido Beach and steps away from wonderful shops and great restaurants of St Armands Circle. Second floor apartment in a two-floor building with an elevator. Overlooking the well-maintained courtyard & heated pool and spa. Stroll to a lovely park or take a short ride (bus available) to the theaters and arts of downtown Sarasota.


Owner
Nitza
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2017

About Nitza

We are a professional couple in the technology and medical fields. We designed the apartment with simplicity and comfort in mind. By supplying all the household amenities and keeping the home tidy and well organized, we can provide our guests with an effortless and relaxing experience.

Nitza purchased this condo in 2015

Why Nitza chose Sarasota

We are from the Boston area and we were looking long and hard for a beach vacation place with the cultural benefits of home. We were tired of the daily traffic negotiations and we were looking forward to using the car as little as possible. This is a great location for all that and we simply LOVE it!

What makes this condo unique

Deal directly with the owner. Beach, pool, great restaurants, shopping, million dollar home neighborhood, walking, cycling, sunsets.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in St. Armands in Sarasota

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 770 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Shower with one fixed shower head and one handheld.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Ultimate getaway. Great Location. Lido Beach and St Armands Circle
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

Simply Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed at Kingston Arms a number of times over the years we were well familiar with the area and all of the excellent restaurants, beaches and other attractions St Armands and Downtown Sarasota has to offer.

This was the first time we had stayed in this Condo and we were well impressed with the attention to detail. The Condo was very well equipped with everything you would need for a comfortable vacation. The Kitchen and Bathroom has been recently remodelled giving the Condo a modern and clean feel. The appliances were also well thought out providing everything needed with flat-screen TV and Hi Fi to the lounge area and a further flat-screen TV to the bedroom. The bedroom has good hanging space for clothes and is ideal for a vacation stay or even longer. The Kitchen area was well equipped with a good sized fridge and the all important icemaker. Cooking appliances were almost new including hob, oven and microwave. Crockery, Cutlery and everything you could possibly need is to be found in the cupboards. The lounge area is spacious and comfortable and from arriving it was evident that the owner of this Condo had taken the time to ensure that everything had been thought out to ensure guests have the most comfortable stay.

The location is absolutely perfect too having everything within walking distance, beaches, bars, restaurants, clothing and gift shops.

We wouldn't hesitate to return to this property or recommend to anyone wanting a relaxing and comfortable vacation.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

The unit is fabulously renovated, the ocean is a sublime aqua, shopping and restaurants are without peer....all within minutes of walking. (1 minute to shops/cafes, 7 minutes to beach).

Only two concerns for us that may or may not affect your choice: the sunny pool area is fabulous but there is no true shady area to stretch out.....so if you seek refuge from the bright Florida sun, it's really tough. This condo community is perfect for senior citizens and their grandchildren. We were not the right age, at least not in the winter months. Gorgeous area! You will not require a car unless you need to shop for groceries....but there are car services available in the area. Bring your sunscreen!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding location.

  • 5 of 5

A truly exceptional Condo. Had good weather. Just a few steps to St. Armands circle.Great restaurants. Plenty to do in Sarasota.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kingston Arms, St Armands Circle. Property Id. 738085.

  • 5 of 5

I rented Apartment 25B for three & a half weeks and we found the accommodation excellent. It was furnished beautifully and had every single item you required for the holiday. Not only were there an extensive range of all cooking and dining utensils, as well as great entertainment products, there were also unexpected additional items like beach chairs, beach bags and sun protection tent shades for our use.

Unfortunately the only thing missing were guests staying at Kingston Arms. The place was like a morgue with only a handful of people, in total, around the pool in the whole 23 days we were there. Although it was disappointing not to meet anybody at Kingston Arms, it didn't however spoil our wonderful trip.

We had many wonderful days on the glorious beaches @ Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island, great food up & down that island as well as delicious meals at the St Armands Circle restaurants.

I would highly recommend the accommodation and maybe rent it again, but in January thru March when it is busier.

Dick & Mitty Thomas. Denmead, Hampshire, England. UK.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Winter at Kingston Arms

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I have rented this unit for the last two years and will rent it again this coming winter. It is in a charming little community just steps from St. Armands Circle. Lots of restaurants, stores and fun on the circle. We really enjoy the people who own and rent there. That is the main reason we return each year. (we have been renting at Kingston Arms the last four years) Location is everything. the beach is wonderful and only a block and a half away. Easy and fun walk. The new owner has indicated (pictures) many improvements to the unit, which we can't wait to see and enjoy. The proximity to downtown Sarasota with all of it's charm. restaurants, stores and activities, including many theatres and festivals adds to the fun. Also, the Ringling Museum is a must!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Private feeling condo in the middle of the best part of Sarasota

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 2 weeks last December, 2014, and found it to be extremely relaxing, with a quiet, hidden feel, though it's right around the corner from Tommy Bahamas restaurant. My husband and I (60+) loved eating breakfast on the 2nd floor balcony, looking out on the pool. The condo has an open, light atmosphere, especially compared to another condo we stayed at recently. We used the warm, clean pool and hot tub daily. It is wonderful to be able to watch sunsets on the beach and walk on St. Armand's anytime we want. One thing newcomers may not realize (I grew up in Sarasota) is how much easier it is to drive from St. Armand's to other parts of Sarasota, compared to driving from further out on Longboat or any other key in the often heavy traffic of high winter season, Location here is a great advantage. And, of course, it is possible to get most any place by bus.

From seeing the photos of the updated furnishings and appliances, it looks like our stay in December, 2015, will be even more pleasant than last year's!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Lido Beach
Car: not necessary

There are lots of things to do, catering to a wide variety of interests. In addition to Lido's beautiful white sand beach with gorgeous sunsets, if you like nature, go to South Lido County Park (also known as Ted Sperling Park) for hiking, swimming and kayaking. Or visit the exquisite Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. If you like the performance arts, Florida Studio Theater, Sarasota Opera House, the Asolo Theater and the Players Theater, and Van Wezel Performing Arts are there for your entertainment. If you want to go shopping and your interests vary - and I am using myself as an example - you can find ceremonial masks from Africa (head to the Nontando Store ), the latest designers' fashion boutiques (in St Armands Circle, you are already there!), and antiquing and bargain hunting (at The Women's Exchange store). You can find it all! And to top it off, there are museums: The Ringling Museum of Arts, the Science Museum, the Museum of Asian Art and the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. No wonder this place draws visitors from near and far!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in St. Armands, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
14 night minimum stay
£1,404
for 14 nights
From
£85
£2,120
 
 
Fall 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
14 night minimum stay
£1,646
for 14 nights
From
£102
£2,553
 
 
December 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
14 night minimum stay
£1,767
for 14 nights
From
£111
£3,142
 
 
January 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,888
for 14 nights
From
£119
£3,679
 
 
February 2018
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,888
for 14 nights
From
£119
£3,506
 
 
March 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,888
for 14 nights
From
£119
£3,679
 
 
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,767
for 14 nights
From
£111
£3,142
 
 
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
£1,646
for 14 nights
From
£102
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Property Damage Protection £61.07
Administrative fee £57.98
Cleaning fee £96.63
Tax Rate 12.0%

No pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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