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“Romantic, Restful Garden Retreat”
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Inviting New Kitchen w/ Elegance Simplicity & Li'l French Chic Flair ~ Great new Applicances!
Another Angle ~Hutch~ Dishwasher~ CookTop ~ Advantium~ Coffee Center~ All custom Updates.
Matching the New Look updated King Sized bed area w/ Great AC Quiet Unit.
Spa Shower w/ 8 body massage jets ~ Hand Held and Rain Shower Head/Temp. Gauge Human Car Wash  :)
Soak up & Enjoy with your own Private Hot Tub
Off Private Deck onto Side Garden Entry
Our new Outdoor screened in Dining area. Wonderful Lighting, Ceiling Fan with Gas Grill.
Front Gate from parking area. Lit every night to show the way.
Built in Ironing Center/ open & ready to go.
Another Beautiful Sunset on Siesta Key Beach
Pack Light since you have your own W/D
Year round lighting.
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Cottage -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Sarasota, Florida

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Vienna, Georgia
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2 reviews
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“Romantic, Restful Garden Retreat”
Reviewed 8 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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This sweet little gem was like having our own private resort, absolutely lovely and restful. Moreover, our dog thought she was on vacation too. From the deck, you step down into another, fully-fenced, small, private garden area. Our baby was in a little bit of doggy-heaven off the leash, while she experienced the outdoors in a safe environment. She also liked the shower on the deck. I was rinsing off, and she thought the shower was great fun--better than getting a bath. Also, there was plenty of room to put our dog in her large crate when we were going to the beach or shopping. When we got home, my husband put the crate on the deck to give us more room inside.
Hint from our hostess: leave the TV on so your pet has some familiar sounds.

My husband liked having the gas grill in the garden area. We chose to eat in after our lovely days at the beach, even though there are many restaurants nearby. It was nice to come "home", and eat without having to get dressed for eating out. We had everything we needed in our kitchen to make as simple or elaborate meal as we chose. We had enough dishes to invite friends or family over for a meal with the blessings of our lovely hostess, Cynthia, to do so.

Finally, shopping was convenient with everything from small specialty stores to larger chain stores -- something for everybody. I found a great bathing suit at Swim City on Stickney Point Rd. They had a large variety of styles and attractive bathing suits and cover-ups at reasonable prices, all the way up to plus-sizes. The staff was friendly and helpful, always a good thing for any store.

Finally, Cynthia, owner-manager of this delightful hideaway, does everything possible to make you feel at home, and then leaves you to enjoy the privacy. She truly wants you to have a wonderful vacation in the Siesta Key-Sarasota area. I appreciated her attention to detail, as well as her friendly, gracious, and professional demeanor. Thank you, Cynthia. Your place was just what we needed.

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Liked best: The privacy of the deck area and garden, and the pretty bathroom.
Liked least: Getting into a high bed was a challenge for a short person with painful knees, but C.H. was willing to work out a solution.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
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Management Response
7 Aug 2013
Thank you for the lovely review. I learn from each and everyone of my guests. So when ever I can I do listen to what the needs may be and will do my best to implement some of your suggestions as well. Many blessing to you and Jim and Lucy too! :)
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SylvScott
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Great location, clean, very private, "a home from home"”
Reviewed 2 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013

My partner and I stayed for a week at the Sunrise Holiday Retreat during April. What a lovely setting this cottage is in! The road is so quiet and peaceful. The tropical looking gardens add to the ambiance of this cottage. When we arrived Cynthia the owner took the time to show us around the cottage and gave us lots of information on things to do in the area, local resturants, shops, beaches etc. She was keen on ensuring we had a good time. The hot tub and patio area is very private and a great place to relax in the evenings. Travelling from the UK it was a bonus to be able to travel light as this property has everything you can possibly need and more. Kitchen is fully equipped and it was great having towels, chairs and umbrella for the beach. Beach is walking distance along with plenty of supermarkets, shops and restaurants. The cottage was clean and the bed is so comfortable you get a real good nights sleeep. So much to do in and around this area. We would like to return to explore this area further and would definately stay here again.

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Liked best: The location, cleanliness and privicy
Liked least: Nothing to mention
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
People with pets
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Management Response
14 May 2014
Thank you for your review which is always a blessings. They are always updating this site so I did not see the response area. So thanks again and we look forward to your return visit. Blessings! Cynthia & Bruce
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Ont.
Reviewed 21 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway
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Management Response
21 Mar 2013
Thank you so much; we so loved meeting you and doing our best to ensure your stay was enjoyable. Many blessings; Bruce & Cynthia
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Ontario Canda
Reviewed 9 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
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A romantic getaway Older travelers
Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
9 Feb 2013
We so enjoyed meeting both your and Yoda of which we look forward to seeing you in the future. Thank you so much for your lovelyl review. We are so please you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
29 Jan 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review. My goals are to be sure all my visitors enjoy there time here with us. Many blessings, Cynthia
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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