Smooth Sailing

Lower Prices! Private Pool, WiFi, King Master w/En-suite, Garage, Washer/Dryer, Dog Friendly

2 BR
2 Baths
Sleeps 8

New Listing of Gulf Gate Estates private home with a new, heated swimming pool! Smooth Sailing is a renovated, two bedroom, two bath home is in a convenient location to all things great in Sarasota! The best part is, its location to Siesta Key, its beaches, village shops, cafes, nightlife and much more! Only 4.2 miles to Siesta Key's Public Beach & Pavilion, even closer is public beach access #12, just 2.5 miles! You'll love being close to Siesta Key and its fabulous shops, cafe's, & restaurants with live music and outdoor seating...and of course, its famous beaches with notable soft, white, powdery quartz sands....Keep your vehicle out of the sun & heat and park it inside the single car garage. Ample driveway for guests and their vehicles.


New Enclosed Heated Pool, Loungers, Dining, BBQ

Modern Kitchen

New Dining Table & Art Added Recently

King Master Bedroom, TV, En-suite Bath

Guest Bedroom, 2 Twin Beds.

New Porcelain Flooring

Fenced yard

Pool Heat Extra to Cover Cost of Electricity.

Fido Friendly (1) Well-Behaved with Prior Permission & Pet Fee

WiFi/ Apps for Streaming Included, Basic Cable Incl.

Attached Single Car Garage (no commercial or work vehicles allowed)

Beach Towels, Chairs, & Umbrella Provided

Private Washer & Dryer

Professionally cleaned and inspected prior to your arrival with hotel sheets and white towels. Guaranteed sparkling clean or we'll make it right!

Now complete a new heated, private swimming pool complete with enclosed screen, two padded loungers, BBQ and dining for 6. (pool heat extra)

If yearning for a day at the beach just grab one of our provided beach towels, beach umbrella & chairs & head to Crescent Beach for a day of swimming in the Gulf, picking up sea shells, throwing out a cast, or building sand castles with the little ones! Most of whatever you like, you'll find it here. Detweiler's Farmers Market just 5 minutes away makes it easy to load up on fresh healthy foods....a local's fave for fresh seafood!

We have provided keyless entry so just enter your private code and relax. The kitchen has been updated with new flooring; it's modern with quality stainless appliances, white cabinets that are stocked with dishes, pots, pans and small appliances such as coffeemaker, blender etc are included. No food items. New dining table for 6 off the kitchen where you can enjoy meals as a family; sit together on soft padded chairs. The dining room is open to the main living room.

The living room is decorated with soft beige and aqua hues with a sofa and accent chair. The sofa is a queen sleeper. WiFi included plus a Smart Vizio TV for streaming apps with basic cable. New porcelain wide plank tiling throughout the home. There are pocket sliding doors separating the sunroom from the living room. The sunroom access to the modern kitchen and the enclosed pool. Also it has a queen sofa sleeper sofa and wicker style work desk if you like bringing a laptop. The windows have blackout blinds to keep the morning light out for a good night's sleep.

BEDROOMS: The MASTER bedroom has a KING BED, new en-suite fabulous bathroom with a large tiled shower and solid stone vanity for two. There’s a Smart TV including basic cable channels. The GUEST bedroom has two quality twin beds, plus a large walk-in closet that includes a dresser. No TV. For a fee the twin beds can be converted to a king. The guest bath is around the corner with a solid stone grey/white vanity, a soaker bath tub and tiled shower. Blow dryers and towels are included.

This is a NON-SMOKING/VAPING home. Do NOT smoke inside the garage! Thank you! Zoning restricted property with one stay every 30 days. For Jan - Mar, please book to start at the beginning and end at the end. Please no mid-month to mid-month bookings.

No cats allowed, no exceptions.

Although the yard is fenced, not Fido escape proof. Stay with your pup at all times and clean up after him immediately.

All pets must be approved so reach out to us first. This property allows 1 dog. For approved pets, there is an a nonrefundable pet fee of $300 plus taxes and processing fee for 1 pet. Make sure to pick up after your dog.

Sleeping Arrangements

Master King
Guest Twin (2)
Living Room Sofa Queen
A/C Sunroom Sofa Queen

Bathroom Configuration

Master En-Suite: Shower, Toilet
Hall: Combo Tub Shower, Toilet

Property Rules

Check In: After 3pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed


"smoke detector"
Air Conditioning
BBQ Grill
Basic Soaps
Bbq Area
Beach Chairs
Beach Towels
Big Screen TV
Children Welcome
Cleaning Disinfection
Coffee Maker
Deadbolt Lock
Desk chair
Dining Table
Dishes & Utensils
Dishes Utensils
Enhanced Cleaning
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Family Friendly
Fire Extinguisher
Full Kitchen
Hair Dryer
Heated Pool
Ice Maker
Internet Access
Iron & Board
Iron Board
Iron and Board
Linens High Temp Wash
Linens Provided
Living Room
Long-Term Renters Welcome
Near Ocean
Other Long Term Renters
Paper Towels
Pets Considered
Private Pool
Satellite or Cable
Screened Patio
Self Check-In
Self Checkin Checkout
Smart TV
Smoke Detectors
Toilet Paper
Towels Provided
Washing Machine
Wifi Speed 500
Wireless Broadband
Wireless Internet
beach chairs
beach umbrella
bed linens
cooking basics
dishes and silverware
extra pillows and blankets
fenced yard
hot water
lock on bedroom door
near Siesta Key
private entrance
private living room
smoke detector
Point Of Interest
Enhanced cleaning practices
High-Touch Surfaces Disinfected



Frequently Asked Questions

  • All guests agree to the Sarasota Beach Vacations, LLC. Rental Agreement and this supercedes any other agreement. Credit card verification is required for last minute bookings.  We are licensed under the Division of Hotels and you agree that breach of our rules may result in immediate eviction per FL DBRP.
  • Registered Guests must be 25 or older. Bookings by guests under 25 years of age will be cancelled without refund.  No business bookings or contractors without prior approval and additional deposit.  Card holder must be the guest.
  • If at any given time, the maximum occupancy is exceeded, the tenant will be in material breach of the lease and expedited eviction will apply in addition to a fine.
  • Many complexes do not allow boats, motocycles, trailers, jet skis, kayaks, golf carts, trucks or monster trucks. It is your responsibility to ask prior to booking. A 17' pickup truck may count as oversized, so ASK FIRST. We cannot guarantee additional parking. If the unit says you get 1 space, you get 1 space.
  • If the property says it is subject to HOA approval, there are additional restrictions. This is only applicable for longer stay properties of a month or more and the property description will say that an HOA application is required. Your booking is not complete until you return this form to us and you cannot be given access until you are approved. We do not control this process. Do not book a long term property for checkin shorter than the days the HOA notes they needed for approval or understand we may need to shift your days. Your rental is contingent on following HOA rules where applicable.   
  • Complexes have rules and the management of those complexes have the right to evict guests (under hotel rules) who do not follow their rules. Sarasota County and City Zoning requires outside quiet hours from 10PM until 8AM.  
  • AC is to be set no lower than 73 degrees. 
  • Renters are not authorized to make property repairs, 'improvements' or other property changes without written permission
  • No Smoking Permitted.  $500 fine. This includes vaping, cigarettes and other types of leaves.
  • Pets are only allowed in pet friendly properties and is only for one dog. Dogs are only allowed with express written permission in advance and with a $300 non-refundable pet security deposit. Always ask first as there may be size/weight/breed limits.  Aggressive breeds not allowed. Complaint(s) by neighbors of barking can result in eviction.  Please pick up after your dog.  If we have to remove dog poop from the yard, you will be charged both for professional removal plus $150. Some complexes do not allow emotional support animals. Per Florida law, a complex may restrict these for transient rentals. We are licensed to follow Florida Hotel rules not landlord/tenant rules. Ask before booking. A properly licensed service animal must always be allowed, however please note that a few of our owners are allergic to certain animals. Please communicate with us first if you have special requirements as we can direct you to a different property.  
  • There will be no refund for early departure unless authorities enact a mandatory hurricane evacuation for the location of your reserved property covering dates of your stay. Travel Insurance is recommended.  
  • Repairs, maintenance and renovations to buildings or other units are out of our control. These processes may involve noise and inconvenience during daylight hours. Refunds will not be made for noise and/or inconvenience caused by building repairs, maintenance and/or renovation work that we do not control.  
  • Things sometimes break. No refunds for appliance, electronic or pool issues. We will do our best to fix or replace as quickly as we can. If your pool heat isn't working and you paid separately for it, we will refund the pool heat, not your rent.
  • Departure Instructions: Professional cleaners clean after your stay. You don’t need to make the beds or do laundry. Please do your own dishes, start the dishwasher & remove your food & trash.


Lovely Get Away
5/5 stars
My sister and I got away and stayed in your lovely home for January. Your home was clean and had all we needed. We felt comfortable and appreciated the well-stocked kitchen. Thank you for all the kitchenware. The pool was lovely - just sitting out back with the water feature was divine. We love to bless the host home with a little gift so we purchased you some coasters for the home! Thank you.
- Maryann

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