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Bay Shore Cottage & House

Sarasota, Florida, US








Non Pet-Friendly

Experience the ultimate botanical garden retreat in the exclusive Sapphire Shores / Indian Beach neighborhood of Sarasota, Florida. This unique property offers two beautifully restored craftsman homes on a spacious 1/2 acre lot, providing the perfect combination of historic charm and modern comfort. Located just minutes from the Ringling Museum, New College, Downtown Sarasota, St. Armand's Circle, and the stunning beaches of Lido Key and Siesta Key, this property is ideal for families, groups, or remote workers seeking a serene and luxurious getaway.

Property 1: The Cottage
Charming and beautifully restored, this craftsman cottage on prestigious Bay Shore Rd dates back to 1939. Retaining its original charm, the cottage features a working stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, crown molding, original hardwood floors, and craftsman tile work in the kitchen. Modern updates include lightning-fast WiFi throughout the property. The cottage offers 2 bedrooms, making it a great vacation home for a family or a perfect tropical paradise for remote work. The screened-in porch, shaded by a giant Banyan Tree, provides a relaxing space to unwind. Enjoy the tropical garden setting with mango trees right outside the door.

Property 2: The Main House
This botanical garden retreat, also built in 1939, has been fully updated while maintaining its original craftsman details. The main house features 2 bedrooms, each with a private ensuite bathroom. The master bathroom includes a dual-head shower and a spa bathtub with jets. Additional spaces include a home office, library, separate reading room, and a working fireplace. The private screened lanai is surrounded by lush tropical plants and offers a tranquil place to relax.

Cottage Amenities:

  • Fireplace
  • Fully Stocked Kitchen
  • Screened Lanai
  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • Beach Supplies

House Amenities

  • Fireplace
  • Fully Stocked Kitchen
  • Home Office
  • Screen Lanai
  • Fire pit
  • Beach Supplies

– Both homes offer beautifully landscaped tropical gardens with mango, lemon, lime, grapefruit, fig trees, and more.
– Easy access to Sapphire Shores Park and Indian Beach Park for sunset views, outdoor yoga, and kayaking.
– Proximity to Sarasota's cultural attractions, dining, and shopping at St. Armand's Circle, and the beaches at Lido Key and Siesta Key.
– Located in one of Sarasota's most prestigious neighborhoods, surrounded by multi-million dollar homes and the scenic Sarasota Bay.

Whether you're looking for a quiet retreat, a family vacation spot, or a place to work from paradise, this combined property offers the best of Sarasota's natural beauty and cultural amenities. Enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this unique botanical garden setting with the convenience of being just minutes away from all that Sarasota has to offer.

What Altez Vacations Provides
Find the Altez Vacations difference. Altez Vacations properties are backed by our meticulous 5-star rated Altez Diamond Property Standards birthed from our 35+ years of managing 5-star luxury hotels and resorts. Altez Vacations properties are vetted and audited to ensure our properties meet the standards and expectations of our discerning guests.

Altez Vacations furnishes all of our guests with the amenities of home, from toiletries to kitchenware, providing you with the best-enhanced vacation experience. Altez Vacations offers each of its residences their own Property Liaison to ensure any problems or concerns will be resolved in an effective and timely manner. Local activities, events, and concierge services may be discovered by contacting an Altez Vacations service member or the Activities and Concierge pages on our website.

**Minimum Age 25: All Reservations must be booked by and accompanied by an adult who is 25 years of age or older. Valid photo I.D. may be required at the time of booking. 
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Other Amenities

  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens
  • Iron
  • Shampoo
  • Essentials
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Private Entrance
  • Extra Pillows And Blankets
  • Conditioner
  • Body Soap
  • Clothing storage
  • Laptop Friendly
Kitchen and Dining
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Highchair
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Cooker
  • Kettle
  • Cooking Basics
  • Coffee
  • Dishes & utensils for kids
  • Grill
  • Garden
  • Private yard
  • Garden Or Backyard
  • Beach Essentials
  • Beach Access
  • Outdoor seating
  • Children Ask
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Self Check In / Check Out
  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Historic
Location Types
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near Ocean
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