We have two different bedrooms available for a total of up to six guests in our North Sarasota home, halfway between SRQ Airport and the University exit off I-75.
We have two rooms from which to choose in a large house in north Sarasota, Florida; You'll be just 10 miles from beautiful Lido Key Beach, and 13 miles from Siesta Key Beach, one of the top rated beaches in the nation!
The house house is conveniently located off University Parkway . We are just 10 minutes from both Sarasota International airport and I-75.
The Ringling Museum, Florida New College, and Ringling College of Art are right down the road to the west, and there is a lot of shopping at University and I-75, including Lakewood Ranch.
We are right in the middle between downtown Sarasota and downtown Bradenton.
There are many, many wonderful restaurants in our immediate area, and of course we can recommend many more downtown or in other parts of the area.
Of course, there are our world famous beaches, too! Lido Key Beach is a 15 minute drive away, and Siesta Key Beach is about a 30 minute drive.
Room 1 is large and airy and features a queen bed.
Room 2 is cozy and has a double bed and a single bed with another single trundle, so it could easily sleep four children.
There is one very large bathroom with a shower-tub upstairs that is shared with our temporary upstairs tenant, Clinton. The bathroom is always very clean.
There is a lavatory downstairs. We have plenty of soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, etc. should you need them; they are in the RIGHT side drawer and in the blue plate on the counter.
You may use any and all the towels you want.
We have plenty of beach towels, chairs, a beach umbrella, and sunscreen for you.
Guests have access to a comfortable family room upstairs with a wet bar and cable television, and of course they may use the kitchen and laundry facilities downstairs.
This house is in a beautiful, park-like neighborhood with many large, old oak and pine trees. This is a safe and attractive neighborhood; it's perfect for taking walks.
There is a bus stop at the neighborhood entrance 3/4 mile from the house; the bus connects to both the Sarasota and Manatee County (Bradenton) systems.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
Guests have access to almost the entire house; the living room, upstairs family room, the kitchen, the mini-bar, two different televisions, the upstairs balcony and the downstairs deck with dining table. Of course we have free WiFi.
Interaction with Guests
If we can, we very much enjoy spending time with our guests, maybe over a glass of wine or perhaps sharing dinner. However, there is no pressure to do anything but relax.
I love the trees in our neighborhood; they are the most salient feature. This is a beautiful, heavily wooded, tropical setting.
There is a bus line, the SCAT #15, at the entrance to our neighborhood. We are extremely conveniently located halfway between SRQ airport and the University Town Center Mall I-75 exit.
Other Things to Note
We have a temporary tenant upstairs as of January 25th, 2015, so the bathroom upstairs will be shared until further notice. We can make accommodations if this is particularly bothersome to you.
No smoking inside the house, but there is a private balcony off the upstairs family room.
Never let either dog out the front door. Both dogs may go out the back doors.
The cat, Eric, may come and go as he- and you- please.
Please no loud partying; we both work days.
Please do not invite other guests to stay at the house; only those on the reservation may stay.
Paul and Stacy could not have made us feel more welcome! The house is lovely, comfortable and a great location. We had the quiet of a get away but the proximity of so much of what Sarasota has to offer.
Hogan, Kevin, and Eric were also wonderful hosts!
Georgeous house, the guys are amazing and generous hosts who go out of their way to make things possible. Such a shame we could spend just two nights there.
Their pets are the cutest thing ever. Really looking forward to the next time there.
My husband and I stayed here while visiting Sarasota and had a delightful experience. We felt welcomed by all: the "kids" (pets) included! Wonderful balance of very helpful suggestions for places to eat or shop, getting to have good conversations but also being able to rest, go in and out of kitchen and upstairs living area at our own pace. It was a treat to have such a lush view out of upstairs bedroom windows; lovely neighborhood. Really appreciated great directions and the quiet atmosphere of the neighborhood.
Because we were late Paul and Stacey were out to dinner. Even so we were treated to a royal welcome by pets Hogan, the lab, Kevin the duchund and Eric the cat who showed us to our room. Their masters soon arrived after and we felt right at home.
This was our first time using AirBNB as seniors and Paul and Stacy made our experience extremely delightful. They opened their home and friendly pets to us which made us feel very welcome as part of the family. We would highly recommend them to anyone and hope we can visit again in the future. Charles and Mary Burger
Paul and Stacy were great hosts. They are great guys and they made me feel welcome. I loved the room and bath and it was very clean. Great neighborhood!
We are two well-educated professional men with more than enough room to share in our comfortable home. We've hosted many friends from around the United States, and we look forward to making even more friends from far-away places.
We travel frequently, especially to visit our friends in Switzerland, but we have a very long list of places we still haven't been to. We travel very casually; we like to get to know the people and places we visit well, and we tend to return to the places we like the most. We hope to make Sarasota one of those places for you.
We're both very personable and we'll try our hardest to make your visit to Sarasota as enjoyable as possible.
We do have an indoor/outdoor cat, a yellow Labrador, and a dachshund, but all three are very friendly. Many friends have brought their own dogs to visit and we've had not problems. Our one acre back yard is fenced in.
We look forward to meeting you.