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Quiet, Renovated, Inlet-Waterfront Condo with Dock -5-Minute Walk to Turtle Beac

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 30 nights

About the property

2 Bdrm, large kitchen, dock, garage, bikes, wash/dryer. Walk to best restaurants


Remodeled condo with breathtaking views! Sunset pictures shown are from the screened lanai. With over 1200 square feet, this condo is light, bright and roomy. This top (2nd) floor, corner unit has a spectacular view of Blind Pass Inlet and partial view of the Gulf from the living room with a 15' newly re-screened lanai and a wall of sliding glass doors all overlooking the water. This condo is on the quiet, "South End" of the island virtually across the road from the only two waterfront restaurants on Siesta Key and also just down the road from the newly renovated Turtle Beach and the Turtle Beach Marina.


This vacation home is ideal for those looking for a beautiful and quiet getaway and those who enjoy outdoor activities as it offers direct access to miles of boating or paddling among the islands and the wildlife of the Neville Marine Preserve and Little Sarasota Bay. It is perfect for those who enjoy walking or reading on the beach, fishing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, boating, biking, etc. Put your car keys away; in minutes you or your loved ones can walk to the beach, with no streets to cross! After a fun-filled day you can walk just up the street to Turtle Beach Grill or virtually across the street to either Turtle's Restaurant or Ophelia's on the Bay, Siesta Key's only waterfront restaurants. You are also perfectly positioned to rent, kayaks, pontoon boats, deck boats, jet skis and stand up paddle-boards at Turtle Beach Marina or Siesta Sports Rentals. And, you can pull your rental boat, paddle-board or kayak right up to the dock in front of the condo. On the days you want to lay low you can fish from the dock or seawall or relax in one of the seating areas right on the waterfront and watch the manatees float by.

The newly improved Turtle Beach public areas contribute to the fun, but lower-key, atmosphere of Siesta Key's South End. Recent improvements around Turtle Beach include not only a long beautiful stretch of beach for swimming, fishing, paddling or strolling, but also BBQ and picnic areas, a new playground, beach volleyball court, kayak launch, and outdoor showers/restroom facilities.

The eight unit Mariner's Inlet community itself is also a quiet, relaxing and friendly place you can easily make your "home away from home". Only this and one other unit are ever rented as all the others are owner-occupied. Thus, you will never experience the noise or frustrations found in buildings with many renters coming and going from multiple units at all hours. (Conversely, if you happen to be looking for that "beach party scene" this is decidedly not the place for you.)

This relaxing, sun-filled and spacious condo is a perfect place to enjoy Siesta Key for an extended vacation while still being only minutes to the village, shopping and nightlife. Moreover, if you are heading to Siesta Key Village, you can always ride a bike, take the bus (Route 10) that stops 100 yards away, or take one of the "tips only" taxis that shuttle people up and down the island day and night. Given that we are south of the Stickney Point Bridge, you can also avoid most of the Siesta Key traffic when you want to go "off island" for shopping, museums or other activities in the broader Sarasota area.

More Specifics:

Clean, clean, clean!

Nice, quiet and friendly condo community.

Private garage to keep your car cool and to store you golf bag or kayak.

Dock right in front, so bring your boat!

Corner unit has great airflow, sunlight and sunsets.

The light-filled living room and dining area is a great place to relax morning and evening.

Fully stocked kitchen is large enough for multiple cooks and has stainless appliances.

Washer/dryer in unit.

New ceiling fans in every room provide a tropical feel if you prefer the fresh air to the available AC.

All household linens/ towels provided.

Beach towels, chairs, cooler, umbrella and beach toys provided as well as a beach cart to roll everything you need for an enjoyable day at the beach.

Master bedroom has a pillow-top king bed, high thread-count sheets, attached full bath and walk-in closet. There is a desk in the room should you need to sneak in a bit of work between your fun.

2nd bedroom has a pillow-top queen bed, high thread-count sheets with the second full bath directly across hall.

The large screened lanai is perfectly situated to enjoy the water views, evening sunsets and watch the fishing boats and paddlers float by. The lanai has new screens, new porch paint and two new chairs this year.

2 beach cruiser bikes available for use during your stay and more bikes, as well as kayaks and paddle boards, can be rented and delivered right to the door.

2 new flat screen TVs, cable w/DVR, games, books, and cards provided.

Wifi provided at no charge.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere in condo, including on the lanai.

We would be happy to consider including dogs over 2 years old who are well behaved and do not bark excessively. But, dogs must be approved beforehand. Let's discuss among us dog-lovers. (Guests who arrive with a dog without receiving approval first will lose their security deposit.)

Booking instructions:

Please contact us directly via e-mail to confirm availability and pricing and to book your stay. We prefer to book through a local property management firm so that there are always real human beings nearby to help guests if anything comes up when I am not around. (As a result of booking off-line, the website data on the number of accepted reservations is completely inaccurate. This is also why the website will not post our recent reviews.)

If you do not receive a prompt reply to your e-mail inquiry from Jennifer, please call Stephanie at 941-780-3229 between 9-5.

We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful corner of Siesta Key.

More Details

Property Manager
Jennifer or Stephanie
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

About Jennifer or Stephanie

We love the outdoors and trust you will enjoy walking the beaches, biking to the village and paddling the miles of waterways as much as we do. After three decades as professionals in New York City we are slowly working our way into the next great phase of our lives. We have found that Sarasota offers not only many of the outdoor activities we love, including paddling and sailing, but also the more urban benefits of a wide variety of social, artistic, intellectual, and community building opportunities as well.

Jennifer or Stephanie purchased this condo in 2016

Why Jennifer or Stephanie chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

The condo is quiet, right on the water and, as a corner unit with lots of windows, has a lighter and more spacious living room than most condos this size. It is beautiful in the morning as the sun glints off the water, and at the end of an active day we love the incredible sunsets right from our living room and lanai. It is only minutes away from everything, yet feels as if you are a world away from the crowds and traffic near the more touristy areas.

What makes this condo unique

Lots of sunlight, overlooking the water, a dock for fishing or your boat, private garage, fantastic views, and just a short walk to the beach, the marina and fabulous restaurants, all on the quiet end of the island.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We truly enjoyed our stay, dinners on the patio with the sunset made our evenings! Thank you and hope to be back again soon!
Aug 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)


Love, love this condo! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in a Great location, always clean, love the 5 minute walk to the beach! Perfect beach setting, lots of shells, beautiful water! We also love the dock & lagoon fishing!! Fisherman's paradise!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Glad to here you had an enjoyable stay. See you next year!!
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Charleston, SC

Awesome Condo!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I arrived early on the morning of 07/23 for a 4 day stay. We had 6 people total so we were a little apprehensive about the size of the place, but the price was right so we booked it. As soon as we walked in we were extremely impressed. Like others have written, it looks even better than in the pictures. The living room is huge! It also has a very large kitchen that looks like it's been remodeled recently. It has two good sized bedrooms along with 2 full baths, all of which were very nicely decorated. There is also a washer/dryer which was a life saver! The porch was large enough for all 6 of us to hang out on too. It faces the water and the sunsets are absolutely spectacular!

The location is perfect. Not too close to the crowds in town, but not too far to make going out or to the beach a pain. Alex has an information sheet that lists everything you'd need to get around the island. As far as doing business with Alex, it's been said already but I'll add my two cents. She couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. You can tell that she really cares that her renters enjoy their experiences. Anytime we had any questions she either had an answer for us, or she pointed us in the right direction. I wish all property owners were as professional and decent as she is.

We had an unbelievably great time and a lot of it was due to the condo. I would definitely recommend this property to ANYONE thinking of a vacation in Siesta Key.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and that the accommodations met your expectations! Hope to have you back for your next vacation. -Alex
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year here in February and we had another wonderful time. Alex goes out of her way to make her guests feel comfortable and is only a phone call or text away. My husband had great time fishing on the pier in the backyard and we had fresh seafood often!!!. Our daughter loved walking over every night to catch the sunsets over Turtles Beach. I just loved taking in all of the activity on the water from the lanai. Excellent restaurants are within walking distance and lots of shopping is only a few minutes drive away...Thanks for everything and we will be back in February 2015

Gary, Vicky and Cristen

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gary & Vicky! See you next year!
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Springfield, Mo.

Great Getaway Condo

  • 5 of 5

Better than the pics. Very clean and quite. Great location and very easy to travel to and from. If you have worries about doing business with Alex, forget them. She is a very good and honest business lady, ALL CLASS!

Best stocked condo I have ever stayed in. Turtles Restaurant was very good.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Such kind words. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope to have you back again in the future!
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Peaceful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Our month long stay in this spacious, tastefully furnished and quiet condo was extremely pleasant. Everything we needed was there and we felt at home the moment we walked in. It even surpassed our expectations and the water views from the kitchen, living-room and dining-room were so peaceful. Not to mention the sunsets from the large and private lanai.

We could see the small boats, kayaks and paddleboards quietly going by and we even had a pod of manatees swim up to the private dock! That was quite amazing.

We went boating, kayaking, biking, walking and beaching (Turtle beach is a stone's throw from the condo and almost deserted.

There are also 3 good restaurants within walking distance and the jazz Sunday brunch at Ophelia's is not to be missed (all the crab legs you can eat is just one of the offerings).

The sightseeing in the Sarasota area is truly beautiful and in the evening you could hear the quiet and gentle breezes...

We hope to be able to repeat the same experience next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you back next year! -Alexandra
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect, it had all the amenities and more. It was clean, spacious, beds were so comfortable like sleeping on a cloud. It had everything including condiments, toilet paper, paper towels, dishwashing liquid , detergent , even beer. The beach was beautiful, clean and quiet. There was water sports available we went kayaking. You had access in a storage to bikes , fishing rods everything that was offered on your site. The only thing night life was not walking distance. In this area you have to drive about 10 mins to Siesta Key Village if you want a little bit of action. I have 2 kids in there 20's so we went over there. For couples with younger children or older couples its great. I will definitely return and the customer service the best!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and kind words! I have now included an info sheet in the condo with the names/numbers of the free taxis/shuttles on the island to make getting around easy and no need to worry about driving/parking when you want to go to the village for some nightlife. Hope to have you back again soon! -Alexandra
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring, Summer , Fall
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning per stay $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Thank you for considering our lovely condo. Rentals from one week up to a month (i.e., between May and November) are discounted as follows: $800 for the first week, $700 for the 2nd consecutive week, and $500 for the third and fourth consecutive weeks. Thus, for example, the rental charge for two consecutive weeks mid-summer would be $1,500, three weeks would be $2,000 and four weeks would be $2,500. As the website cannot calculate this discount, please e-mail us for an accurate estimate.

Please note that January through April dates are available for monthly rentals only.

If you do not receive a prompt reply to your e-mail inquiry from Jennifer or Stephanie, please call Stephanie at 941-780-3229 between 9-5.

We would be happy to discuss your bringing dogs over 2 years who are well behaved and do not bark excessively . (Unfortunately, those adorable younger puppies cause too much damage.) However, guests who bring dogs without letting us know their plans in advance - and guests who smoke in the condo - will lose their security deposit.

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Siesta Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Fully furnished Washer/dryer in unit Central A/C Stainless appliances Private entrance (2nd floor) Private dock, no charge BBQ grill located on the private dock, grill out on the water just outside your unit Walking distance to large family picnic area with childrens playground Off street parking included Beach chairs, beach towels, umbrella, toys, cooler and beach cart provided Beach cruiser bikes available All linens, towels, kitchen items provided. Crock pot, toaster, coffee maker in unit. Hangers, ironing board and iron also provided. Cleaning supplies, toilet paper, hand soaps, etc all provided! Guest guide book in unit with maps, coupons, top things to do in the area, golf guides, restaurants, menus, etc.

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