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Unique Private Canal Home, Pool, Spa & Dock -walk to Beach and Village

Bedrooms 4
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Castle, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

This enchanting, two-story, canal-front ‘castle-like,’ private home with new pool and spa is situated on Siesta Key within a block of the village and short walk to the beach. With four tastefully decorated bedrooms, four full baths, new kitchen, and large living space, there is plenty of space for the whole family. Whether you are poolside, cruising the canals or strolling on the crystal white sand, Castle on the Key provides the luxuries you deserve during your island stay.

This house is only a block from the center of the village and very convenient to several beaches. You can stroll to a variety of restaurants, boutiques, grocery stores, other specialty shops, and nightlife. Guests can enjoy the natural beauty of Siesta on foot, bike, boat, or kayak. Visitors also enjoy nearby Sarasota for world class marinas, art galleries, theater, and recreational amenities. Also your family’s Disney trip is only two hours drive.

Our home features decorated rooms, and plenty of space for a large family. Outside you will enjoy the 30 by 14 lagoon pool, large spa, and brick terrace sundeck. There is also a mini-castle in the rear for pool stuff- next to the canal, we have a 20 ft dock and bench at the water. We have an outdoor gas grill and outdoor patio area.

We have a nice varieties of palm trees and tropical landscaping as well as our Banyan tree near the water.

Keywords: Two-Story 'Castle' Home

More Details

Don Wagner
Member since: 2002
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle rental in Siesta Key, Florida

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jacuzzi
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(23 traveller reviews)

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Unique Private Canal Home, Pool, Spa & Dock -walk to Beach and Village
average rating of 4.2608695 based on 23 reviews

This was a great place for 3 families to get together. It is spacious and we loved the pool area.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Great location - close to town and an easy walk or bike ride to the beach. The only complaints is that the oven was upstairs and also there are a lot of nails around outside that could be hammered in (we ended up hammering in a lot of them). But overall this was s great place for our family to meet up and stay for the week.

  • Review Submitted: 31/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Castle Get Away

  • 5 of 5

The Castle on Siesta was the perfect spot. It was a short walk in to town to grab food, liquor, beer, wine and whatever else needed for your stay. Restaurants and bars were a short walk too. House was clean and had everything needed for our stay. Pool area was very enjoyable.

Would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Early Fall Vacation at the Castle

  • 4 of 5

The Castle really accommodated my family of 10 for our early Fall vacation. The sleeping accommodations more than handled the 10 adults. The backyard with its pool and hot tub provided a great place to hang out and play Kan-Jam; a Frisbee game. The proximity to down town was also great for dining out at one of the great restaurants/bars located there and running to the market for needed food items. We walked or road a bike to downtown a lot.

  • Review Submitted: 18/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our purpose!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at the castle! Location is great, the village is literally just a walk down the street. Beach access number 5 on Siesta public beach is within walking distance as well, but if you are dragging a lot of stuff or don't like walking in your bathing suit you may want to make the short drive (go early and there is parking available). It was awesome being on the canal and the kayak provided was fun to use. (It took us a couple days to try the kayak because there were no plugs in it so we weren't sure it would float but we had no problems with it. The seats weren't in the best condition, but overall it worked great and it was really fun exploring the canal.) We were able to fish off the dock and even saw manatees. The pool was fantastic and our family spent more time there than anywhere else. We did wish the spa got hot for evenings. Some of the patio furniture was a little worn, and one anti-gravity lounge chair had a big tear in it, but there was more than enough for our family of 11 to be able to sit outside and enjoy. The outdoor shower was fantastic as well for cleaning off after the beach. The house had plenty of open space for our family to be together in the living/dining/kitchen area. We cooked a few meals there and were able to all sit down together to eat. Few things about the kitchen area: we couldn't find any dish rags or pot holders. The oven is in the 2nd floor kitchen (we only used a couple times for biscuits, cinnamon rolls, and cookies so it was no big deal to walk up the steps). There are plenty of bath and beach towels so no need to bring those from home. The master bedroom is beautiful and the shower in the master bath is lovely! The other bedrooms are kind of plain, but all you are really doing is sleeping in there. Everything was super clean and the housekeeper even came back the first day we were there to pour drains down one of the bathroom sinks to ensure we had no problems there. Loved the "moat" with the fish and all of the "castle" details throughout the house. It might be helpful to label what all the light switches are for as we couldn't figure some out. We never did figure out how to work the ceiling fan in the master bedroom which would have been nice to have though the AC worked great. Overall we had a fantastic week at the castle and would stay here again. Thank you Don and Elizabeth for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful backyard pool and relaxing atmosphere!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, just minutes from the beach and downtown.

  • Review Submitted: 16/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The overall stay was great. We did however find the property poorly maintained.

  • 3 of 5

We stayed with family and had a wonderful time. The Castle is very cool looking, the pool was lovely, and the location is perfect. There are some serious maintenance problems within the infrastructure of the home that made it a bit stressful. My hope is these are remedied before another family stays there. We chose to "staycation" here as we are Sarasota residents. That decision and the price we paid was a big pill to swallow as we could have gone anywhere in the country. It just wasn't perfect. But it could be.

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday castle in the Siesta Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
7 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
3 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
3 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$631.55
Cleaning Fee AU$315.78 + Tax
Credit Fee AU$126.31
Tax Rate 12.0%

Certified or Personal Checks accepted with 3% discount. Credit cards accepted on vrbo site.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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