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Pool Home, 5 Minutes To Siesta Key Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, With Pool, Sleeps 8

Situated in a nicely landscaped community in Sarasota, Gulf Gate Woods. This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one with a tub. Home features plenty of room with a split floor plan, family living room, over sized caged pool with covered sitting area(lanai). Fenced, large backyard, very private. House has central air.

Master bedroom with king size bed, large flat screen TV, en-suite and two walk in closets. Guest room 1, queen sized bed with two closets. Bonus room 2, a set of bunk beds with full size bed on the bottom and twin on top with a fold out couch to a twin sized bed. All linens and towels included.

Newly renovated modern kitchen, fully stocked with Keurig machine, filtered water, refrigerator with ice machine and full culinary equipment. Dining room seats 8 comfortably. Open concept to the living room with a 46" flat screen TV with DVD player. Cable and wireless internet included. Full sized washer and dryer in the garage. A second refrigerator and set tub also available for your use in the garage.

Enclosed, screened in large pool and deck, with a dining area and lounge chairs. The lanai has comfortable, cushioned furniture included in the caged area.

Beach supplies include coolers, towel bags, chairs, umbrella and pool floats, noodles and toys(including a toddler tricycle). Inexpensive baby rental supplies located near the house. Please contact us for phone number and details.

More Details

Sharon and Jon Whittle
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Gulf Gate Woods in Gulf Gate Estates

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bathroom 2: - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master Bedroom 3: - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Two walk in closets, private slider to pool area
    Bonus Room 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk bed is double and twin, sleep sofa is twin
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Pool Home, 5 Minutes To Siesta Key Beach
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Great house with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

First thing. We arrived in the area very early in the morning. I texted the property manager, and since the house was already empty we were allowed to get in about 6 hours early. The house isn't huge, but it is laid out very well. It made it seem like it was bigger then it actually was. Also they left instruction cards in the living room with the Wifi password, when to set the trash out, and when the pool cleaner would be there which was very helpful.There was also a list of restaurants with descriptions, addresses, and phone numbers. Little things like that let you know they are trying to help you enjoy your stay.

The first thing we noticed was all of the beach and pool toys in the garage. There was pretty much everything you need. They had sand toys, floats, different sized coolers, and a cart to haul them all in. This is great when you are traveling since you don't always have room to bring everything.

The pool area was very nice. The best thing was since its screened in you don't have to worry about bugs. The kids spent a lot of time in the pool, because the water was a lot warmer then our pool.

The house isn't on the beach, but it is only bout a 10 minute drive to Siesta Beach. I liked being a little ways away better, because Siesta Key is so busy. If you want a parking spot, and a good spot by the water get there before 8. The beach is very nice though. Especially the sand. There is also a place to eat right on the beach, so you don't have to leave if you want to stay all day.

The appliances in the kitchen were also very nice. You have all the amenities you have at home including dishes. I would recommend having the cleaning people remove alcohol from the refrigerator though. The reason is my 8 year old asked me if she could have one of the Heineken pops in the refrigerator, so we moved it all out to the garage. Still though it isn't nothing terrible. It is also nice to have access to a washer and drier

Overall I would recommend this house to anyone. the owners were very responsive with questions before we arrived. The property manager was also very helpful once we arrived. They were also very quick to return the security deposit. You cant go wrong booking this house. I think you will definitely enjoy the experience and the house. If I am ever back in the are I will definitely try to book this house before looking at others. Thank you Sharon and Jon for the opportunity to stay at this house.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Chris that is a very nice detailed review! We are so pleased when we hear that our guest have enjoyed themselves so well and we could or have provided everything they needed. Thank you for taking such good care of our home during your stay. We hope to see you again. Sharon & Jon Whittle
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Delightful family getaway

  • 5 of 5

This home was very comfortable for a week of quality time with family. The notebook with menus and brochures was very helpful in making decisions.

Your home has everything we needed. You have anticipated our every question. I would highly recommend your home to everyone looking for a pleasant Florida experience.

Thank you,

Patricia Anderson

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Patricia. We are glad that you all had a wonderful time and thank you for taking such good care of our home during your stay. Hope to see you again. Jon and Sharon
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay - there was everything we needed. The house was in an excellent and quiet location close to shops, supermarkets and a cinema and not far to the beach.

The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked and the pool was perfect.

Communications were really good and prompt. We would definitely recommend it and would happily stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for our nice review. We are happy that you had a wonderful and comfortable vacation. We also thank you for taking such good care of our home. Hope to see you again Sharon & Jon
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taunton ma

Nice quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Home was beautiful and had everything you would need . Pool was great had floating tubs and enough seating outside would recommend this home to friends and family who visit Sarasota Florida

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are happy you had a great vacation in our home and we thank you for taking such good care of the house. Hope to see you again. Jon & Sharon
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in June and the property was awesome!!! House was very nice and comfortable and well appointed-but the pool are was out of this world....we spent the majority of our time in pool and ate several meals on the screened in porch. Fantastic property, when we go back to Sarasota/Siesta Key area we will for sure go to this property!!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Becky and Gary, We are so glad that you had a wonderful vacation in our home. We thank you so much for taking such good care of our home. We hope to see you again! Sharon & Jon
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Jefferson City, MO

Clean home with awesome pool!

  • 5 of 5

Great communication from the owner. When we arrived there was no pack n play or high chair as advertised. In less than an hour there was a knock on the front door. The owners made arrangements to have both items delivered to us immediately! The house was the perfect size for our family and the bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. The pool was just WOW. Very clean and included pool toys in the garage. The garage has almost everything you need for a day at the beach, including chairs, umbrellas, coolers, sand toys, etc.. I read the review about the outside being dated, but the inside is very up to date. One suggestion I would make is to add a garbage disposal in the kitchen. All in all we had a great family vacation and would not hesitate to re-book in the future. We saved money by cooking or bbqing every night, and by the owners supply of pots, pans, plates, etc, made it that much easier. Thank you for allowing us to rent your house and make great memories!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking such good care of our home and we are so glad to hear you had a great vacation! We hope to see you back again. Sharon and Jon
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Many restaurants
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Siesta Key
Car: necessary

Lido Beach, St. Armands Circle and Siesta Key Beach all minutes away. Siesta Key Beach sand made from quartz, remains cool to the touch in the hottest of temperatures. Venice Beach is 20 minutes south of Sarasota. The Tampa Zoo is one hour away going North. All Disney attractions are 1 hour and 45 minutes away going NorthEast. Clearwater Beach is an hour away going NorthWest. Fort Meyers with the boat shuttle to the Florida Keys is one hour going South. Mayakka State Parks and the alligator observatory is 20 minutes in Sarasota proper. Sarasota Mote Marine Aquarium is minutes away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Gulf Gate Woods, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Prime 2017/2018
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Non Prime 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Prime 2018/2019
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £72.21
Refundable Damage Deposit £361.05

Cancellation Policy

50% refundable up to 3 week prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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