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Address: 8374 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
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Christmas at the mansion

I love this old time mansion which is smaller than many homes around here. We went for the holiday and they have several Christmas trees in every room all decorated differently... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love this old time mansion which is smaller than many homes around here. We went for the holiday and they have several Christmas trees in every room all decorated differently. It is gorgeous. Amazing grounds. Pure class.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you're looking for something a little different, visit this estate. It's fairly small, doesn't have a lot to see (in comparison to Ringling's Ca d Zan) but is a good example of it's era. Their decorated Christmas tree event before Christmas is fun, and you can purchase some of the ornaments towards the end of the run.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The mansion is gorgeous and full of history, and the grounds boast breathtaking views. It is buggy, though. And HOT n the summertime.

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Deltona, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Best wedding venue I've attended in Florida. The mansion and the gardens are so elegant and not ostentatious. The wedding ceremony itself was held just before sunset on the back loggia facing Sarasota bay. Breathtakingly beautiful ceremony. Cocktails served later in gazebo waterside. Dinner served in main dining room was delicious. Desserts & wedding cake were served as a buffet... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Powel Crosley estate is one of those early 20th century homes right on the Gulf of Mexico. The man whose home this was created the very successful Crosley radio empire. As far as we could determine the home is only open during the Christmas holiday time when it is fully decorated and for the rest of the year when... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Our son got married here! It was the perfect place for a sunset wedding right on Sarasota Bay. It showed the elegance of another era and it was fun to experience what it must have been like.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I joined my friends from The Sarasota Welcome Club for high tea at The Powell Crosley Estate last week. We dressed up, complete with hats and heels. We really felt like we were stepping into the past. The tiles remind me of California but the setting is pure southern Florida with sweeping views of beautiful Sarasota Bay! What a great... More 

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Chester, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My daughter is getting married here. It is one of the most beautiful estates I have ever seen. Perfect for weddings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Probably one of the most beautiful wedding venues I've ever attended. Plenty of parking. History of the building is interesting and the property is kept in excellent shape!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Intimate interactive theatre. Great story telling - funny, witty, slightly scary with unexpected twists and turns. And, so very professional. All actors were equally adept. I will return for another experience.

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