Comfortable home in a neighborhood of family residences. Private screened in swimming pool, lanai, outdoor barbecue, Ranch house, one floor, 2000 square feet (180 sq metres.) Central air conditioning, modern kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, electric stove, ice-maker refrigerator and every imaginable appliance and kitchen tool (we love to cook when we don't eat out!). Living room, den open floor plan with wood burning fireplace. King size bedroom with en-suite bathroom, walk-in body jet shower, soaking tub and his and her sinks. Guest bedroom with queen size wall bed, third bedroom is used as an office. Guest bath with tub/shower. Our live-in geriatric cats are very self sufficient. House and grounds are totally smoke free.
City neighborhood on quiet, private road. Shopping centers with supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants, and many, many shops, just a short drive away. Beaches at Longboat Key and Siesta Key about 15 minutes by auto. St. Armand's Circle, west coast Florida's answer to Rodeo Drive is on Lido Key, about 15 minute drive. Ten minutes to downtown Sarasota art galleries, opera, theaters, hundreds of restaurants from pub food to world class, and the not to miss Ringling Museum. Sarasota airport (SRQ) is 20 minutes away, and Tampa's international airport (TPA) is about 45 minutes. Theme parks in Orlando via expressway in less than 2 hours.
Kathy and Arnie are retired, have lived in Florida since 1994 and we enjoy all that it has to offer. Theater, art galleries, museums, classical music is what we seek on our home exchanges. Our home is comfortably furnished and we have enjoyed many home exchanges in Europe and in the U.S.A. over the past few years. We love to travel we look forward to sharing our Florida home with similarly interested travelers.