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Siesta Key Beach Cottage Across The Street From #1 Beach In USA

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

One Bedroom and One Full Bathroom. Sleeps Two With Comfort

The Siesta Key Beach Cottage is located right on Beach Rd directly across the street from the #1 Beach in the USA. Walk out the front door and walk across the street to beach access #7 and you are on the white powder Beach of Siesta Key. You can look out the front window and see the Beach Access #7 sign.

If your looking for some lunch after a day at the beach walk out the front door of The Siesta Key Beach Cottage and head right up to the Village. There you will find any type of food you can imagine. If the sun has made you thirsty there are plenty of options to grab your favorite cocktail while listening to live music while sitting outside.

Take the beach cruiser bikes provided at the Beach Cottage and bike down to the north end of the beach. There you will reach an old concrete pier you can walk out on and watch sunset. Beach Cruisers are the best way to get around. Park the car and throw away the keys. Walk or bike around the Key........leave the car at the Beach Cottage!!!!

Our guest have the opportunity to work out for free at the Siesta Key Fitness Center. It's the only gym on the Key and within walking distance. Our membership at the gym also allows our guests to use the Fitness Center at no charge while staying at our place.

Cottage Remodeled in 2011-Brand New Inside: The Siesta Key Beach Cottage has been completely remodeled in 2011. Everything inside in brand new.....everything. The outside has been repainted. The back wood deck is enclosed by a wood fence and has been refurbished and repainted. Inside has been white washed painted. New hardwood floors in main room and bedroom. New windows throughout. All kitchen appliances are new. Granite counter top is new. Bathroom has new tile floor, new enclosed glass shower with new tile wall and floor, and new sink. The walls and ceiling are cypress through out the whole cottage. Create and Barrel bed and mattress are new. Flat screen TV is new. This Beach Cottage is basically brand new but the nautical decor and design has conserved that beachy laid back feeling to it.

This is not a condo........it is a Beach Cottage!!!!!

More Details

Owner
Dave Kessel
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Dave Kessel

Dave and Tricia Kessel.

We are the owners of the Siesta Key beach cottage. We live down in Bonita Springs full time. Dave is from Michigan and Tricia from St Louis.

Dave Kessel purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Dave Kessel chose Siesta Key

Dave has been coming to Siesta Key his whole life. He lived on the Key right out of college from 94 to 97. When Dave met Tricia they would drive up to Siesta Key for long weekend vacations. Then in 2010 the beach cottage went up for sale and the Kessel's made it theirs.

What makes this cottage unique

One of the main benefits of the beach cottage is location. You can walk every where. The beach is across the street The Village is around the corner. Another benefit is the unit itself. It is continually updated inside. From towels to dishes to furniture.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This beach cottage deserves 5 stars! The cottage and location are exactly as described...sweet, comfortable and safe. The cottage was very clean, welcoming and well-maintained. Easy access to Siesta Beach and Siesta Village. Beach cruisers were fun! The deck was private and roomy with a nice shower hose to wash the sand off. The rain shower head was wonderful and the bed was comfortable. The owner, Dave, was very helpful, responsive, provided insider info and recommendations as well as excellent customer service. I highly recommend this cottage as a sweet retreat.
Aug 2012
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathroom has been completely remodeled and updated. Sink, toilet, and shower are all new. Shower is enclosed in seamless glass. Inside the shower are tiled walls and floor. Above the sink is a mirror surrounded in nautical rope.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom has hardwood floors. White washed cypress walls and ceiling. Plenty of closet and drawer space for clothes. New Create and Barrel queen bed with a night stand on both sides of the bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 2 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is not an Oven. Just a microwave and a two ring flat glass cook top. Paper towels and toilet paper are supplied. Bath towels are supplied. Shampoo and soaps are not provided. There are 2 beach chairs and 2 beach cruiser bikes for use. The back deck has 2 chaise loungers with cushions. If you would like housekeeping service it can be arranged prior to arrival for an additional charge for the service.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.949495 based on 100 reviews
5

Beautiful beachy cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location & amenities. Thank you Kessels for everything!!

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Location is the best!! Beautiful beach across the street and the village is a short walk.

  • 5 of 5

Very cute cottage. Our favorite spot is the private deck for reading. Clean and thoughtful supplies. This is our second year and we will be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 25/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cottage style unit; great location.

  • Review Submitted: 10/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it!,

  • 5 of 5

This is was our second year staying at Siesta Shores and it was wonderful! We have already booked another three weeks for next year! The owner Dave Kessel is very professional and helpful. I would recommend this rental highly!

KB

  • Review Submitted: 06/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Siesta Key

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a two week stay at Siesta Key. It was our best vacation ever. The only problem I had was getting my wife to leave. From the minute we arrived until we left, my wife must have said "I love this cottage" about 100 times. She now wants me to remodel my "Man Cave" to look the same.The location is perfect. It is an easy walk to the beach and an easy walk to Siesta Village. Dave provided great recommendations for places to eat and we tried them all. On cool windy days, the private deck was great.

This trip was to celebrate my recent retirement. My wife retires next year and I am sure we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 30/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't control the cold weather during our stay, but The Crecent Moon was warm and comfortable. Location to beach, good food and St. Augustine were great.

  • Review Submitted: 16/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.31 Miles
Siesta Key Oyster Bar
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Tamiami Trail and Clark Rd
Nearest Restaurant
0.29 Miles
Daiquiri Deck
Car: not necessary

Siesta Key is home to the #1 beach in the United States. The beach is approximately 6 miles long of powder white sand. Every day hundreds of walkers, joggers, bike riders pass by on the water's edge. Along the beach there are a variety of sea birds such as egret, sandpiper, herons and of course sea gulls. Many days dolphins can be seen feeding and playing just off the beach along with the occasional manatee. The Gulf of Mexico shallow depths make it a very popular beach as walking hundreds of feet offshore the depth barely reaches six feet. The water's colors look like your in the Caribbean.

Right around the corner is the Village. Take a walk down Beach Rd to Ocean Blvd and experience Seista Key Village. You will find restaurants, bars, coffee houses, ice cream, shopping, or just great people watching. The Village has a very laid back atmosphere. Shorts, t-shirt, and flip flops are the preferred attire.

Other Activities: parasailing

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Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,812
AU$6,730
 
 
Mid Season
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,553
AU$5,694
 
 
Off Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,424
AU$5,177
 
 
Peak Season
1 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,812
AU$6,730
 
 
Mid Season
1 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,553
AU$5,694
 
 
Off Season
1 Sep 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,424
AU$5,177
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$388.26
Tax Rate 12.0%

$300 Deposit is required at time of reservation and is not applied toward rental rate.
Deposit is refundable if notice of callencation is received 30 days prior to first reserved day.
Upon arrival Deposit converts to Security/Damage
Deposit is returnable no later than 7 days after departure.

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am

You can inquire about altering check in/check out time.

NO SMOKING!!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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