Point of Rocks, located just south of the Stickney Point Bridge, the most notable location on Siesta Key, is blessed with the soft, white quartz sand found on Siesta Key beach, but geologically unique and named for the formation of limestone rock that extends from the beach out into the Gulf of Mexico. This location has become home to a wide array of tropical fish and is not only a great environment for fishing but the only real location for great snorkeling on the Island.
Nearby “Villa Cascada” is a uniquely configured private home featuring a heated pool/waterfall,4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms that sleeps 12, with 2 living areas and 2 kitchens and an almost unbelievable pool courtyard surrounded by lush gardens and a tall privacy wall enclosing the entire property. The Villa is well located just two quick blocks and easy walking distance [4 minutes] from Beach Access 13, which directly accesses the Point of Rocks beach area.
On your arrival at “Villa Cascada”, as you enter the gated courtyard, you quickly notice the brown striped sunbrella awnings shading the soft banana yellow home and begin to sense the beauty of the Tropics and special allure of this lovely home. All bedrooms and living areas have wall mounted flat panel televisions and plenty of closet space with custom built-in shelving. All four bathrooms are spotless, bright, clean, and full tile with glass shower enclosures or glass block walk-in showers easily accessed by all rooms. Outside full showers accommodate everyone coming in from the beach. The entire home is floored with rich, luscious travertine throughout. The neutral colors yet vibrant artwork immediately restore your faith in the soothing power of tropical surroundings.
Uniquely, this home offers not one but two large kitchens, both offering granite countertops, stainless appliances, everything necessary to prepare and serve lavish gourmet meals for a huge group, even wine coolers as well. Two exquisitely furnished, expansive living areas offer the opportunity for all to gather in a single room or slip away for a few hours of individual family indulgence, completely your choice. There is plenty of seating at the dining table, bar counters or poolside to accommodate everyone and the moment’s desire. And if an absolutely plush interior is not enough, outside you will find an enormous heated pool featuring a large waterfall and side sprayers to add to the mystical tropical sounds that lull you quickly into a tranquil relaxed state. The large private, pool courtyard is filled with outdoor furnishings to complement your full enjoyment of this tropical paradise whether you choose to feed 12 at one seating or break off into separate groups, perhaps kids and adults or even families. The pool courtyard is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation for shade and enjoyment, all designed to enhance the tropical feeling. And special landscape lighting at night only serves to extend your most pleasurable moments.
Two full size laundries inside the home assure you an abundance of clean clothes and towels. Plenty of bicycles and beach paraphernalia to include snorkeling gear are available for your enjoyment and located in the garages. Also there’s plenty of parking available also.
Within walking distance [most less than ¼ of a mile] you’ll find all of the great shops, markets, bars and restaurants located in the South Village-Crescent Beach area. Here you’ll find the Crescent Beach Grocery, a gourmet market that features one of the best butcher shops in Sarasota as well as an amazing wine selection. “Big Water Fish Market” located in the Crescent Beach shopping plaza at 6641 Midnight Pass Road is the only fish market available on Siesta Key. “CBs Bait and Tackle Shop” at Stickney Point Bridge offers both fishing tackle, fishing guides and boat rentals. Restaurants in the immediate area include some of the best on Siesta Key: Javier’s, Miguel’s, Capt Curt’s, Turtle’s on Little Sarasota Bay, Ophelia’s on the Bay, Clayton’s Siesta Grill, Crescent Club, City Pizza and Anna’s Deli II just to mention a few. Davidson’s Drug, the US Post office and numerous souvenir shops, giftware shops, and eateries await your adventuresome spirit. Siesta Key Public beach is about 2 miles north on Midnight Pass Rd and provides parking capability for 800 cars along with restrooms, etc.And you can walk to it right on the beach as well. Siesta Key’s North Village is 2.8 miles north and is always a lot of fun with many restaurants, shops, and attractions. The city of Sarasota is filled with restaurants, art galleries, museums, shopping opportunities, theaters, etc., and offers much to do and see.
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Additional amenities include: dock/boat-slip, near beach access, tennis, dining oven, dining room, theme luxury, theme adventure, dining refrigerator, shopping, dining toaster, cookware, pontoon boat, internet - hi speed, bike rentals, volleyball, shower, near ocean, biking, swimming, coffee maker, access to beach, bicycle, hiking, theme family, fishing, dining spices, snorkeling, golfing....Read more
Security Deposit Waiver $1500 $45 per stay The fee covers registered guests against any accidental damages to the unit or its contents for an amount not to exceed US $1,500, when reported immediately. This fee eliminates the necessity for a traditional security deposit while providing our guests a complete and total peace of mind.
Tax rate 12% of rent Local tax
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