Home Watch

Phone: (941) 921-5131

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Our mission is to “give you peace of mind” while you're away and anticipate your needs before you arrive.


Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals Home Watch was designed with you in mind. Our home monitoring expertise combined with nearly 18 years in the real estate and hospitality give you the peace of mind knowing your property is in good hands.


Keep your insurance premiums low with regular checks from a reputable company.Most insurance companies offer discounts when your property is regularly monitored when you're away.


We make sure that everything is taken care of so that there are no surprises when you return. We reduce the chances of major damage before it happens.


Many things can go wrong in a 30-day period in your unattended Sarasota home! We recommend 2 - 4 home watch visits per month for your security.


Have you ever gone out of town and wondered...

  • Did we lock the doors & windows?
  • Is the A/C set properly?
  • Should we have put up the hurricane shutters?
  • I wonder if we had any damage from that storm?
  • Who can we get to let the delivery man in?..

Well, you're not alone!


No need to worry or be a burden on family, friends or neighbors. We offer a 20-point inspection performed by a professional & dependable team at every visit. We build long lasting relationships & work hard to not only earn your trust but to keep it as well. We are committed to provide a service that is reliable, valuable & tailored to each client's needs.

Home Watch Service Packages

Frequency Once Monthly (1 time) Twice Monthly (2 times) Once Weekly (4 times)
Single Family & Villa's $50/month $80/month $150/month
Condo's $40/month $70/month @$100/month

Included in Home Watch Packages:

*Please keep in mind that the following inspection points can be customized per homeowners request.
*Additional charges may apply.


  • Inspect Grounds for Erosion Problems
  • Verify security of the home by checking all doors, windows, and garage doors
  • Inspect exterior of home wear and tear (stucco cracks, paint problems, visible roof damage)
  • Look for Weather damage -water leaks, wind, etc.
  • Inspect for Pests and insect infestation
  • Inspect for Lanai and screen enclosure(s)
  • Look for Mold & mildew - patio, lanai, roof tiles, walls, etc.


  • Verify all doors and windows are locked and secured
  • Inspect for lighting problems
  • Inspect for pest and insect infestation
  • Inspect for Rain/water damage to ceilings, walls, floors, skylights, windows etc.
  • Check for Mold & mildew
  • Plumbing - run faucets, flush toilets, run disposal
  • Check water heater
  • Monitor A/C, humidistat and thermostat (monitoring according to seasons)
  • Appliance monitoring (refrigerator, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer)
  • Retrieval of mail, newspapers, flyer's
  • Forward if necessary(additional $25 plus mailing cost)
  • Start automobile - upon client request
  • Meet repairman or delivery man (additional $25 per trip)
  • We can take photographs and movie clips of your property upon request (additional fee, please contact for fee schedule)

Home Ready Service Packages:

Single Family / Villas / Condo / Apartment

$50.00 per hour, one hour minimum, Billing after first hour is in 30 minute increments, mileage is included up to 15 miles. Beyond 15 miles is $.55 per mile. *Additional charges may apply.

Included in Home Ready Services:

  • Prepare Your Residence For Your Return (does not include house cleaning fee)*
  • Grocery Shopping To Stock Your Home (Does Not Include Purchase Of Groceries)
  • Meet Service Providers And/or Contractors And Oversee Their Work
  • Waiting Service - Meet Deliveries
  • Meet With Your Guests And Provide Them Access To Your Home
  • Alarm Contact Person
  • Pre-Storm Hurricane Shutter Install (If No Ladder Needed)*

A La Carte Home Watch / Home Ready Services available

  • Handyman
  • Maid Service
  • Light House Cleaning
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Pre-Storm Hurricane Shutter Install (if use of ladder needed)*
  • Tile / Grout Cleaning
  • Home Painting (Interior & Exterior) Landscaping
  • Power Washing
  • Pool and Spa Maintenance
  • Swimming Pool Upkeep
  • Boat Maintenance
  • Boat/Auto Detailing
  • Sarasota Trash Removal Services
  • Lanai Screen repair
  • Sliding Glass Door Repair

What does the Grocery Delivery cost?

  • 10% of your grocery total (with the exception of alcohol). Fee of $50 for our services (one hour minimum.)
  • All fees are based on when Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals begins spending time for request.
  • After the first hour, billing is tracked by 30 minute increments.
  • Mileage is included up to 15 miles. $.50 per mile beyond 15 miles.
  • Additional fees may be incurred for requests under 24 hours notice.
  • Fees do not include tolls, parking fees, purchased merchandise, or charges by third party service providers related to client request.

Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals Home Watch Services stays in touch with each homeowner through regular reports via email, fax or telephone. Our services are exclusive for our clientele only.

All surveys and information are strictly confidential and not shared or sold to third party members

For more information about our Home Watch and Home Ready Services, contact us at:

Kalypso Bay Vacation Rentals & Concierge
5020 Clark Road #112
Sarasota, FL 34233
Email: homewatch@kbvr.net

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