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Last updated: 11/08/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Palm House is a 4 Bedroom, 3 bath home that was created for those with discerning taste. When you drive through the gates you will know that you’ve reached your private retreat. This enclave of 7 residences is a rare find.

You will luxuriate in every amenity. Pool Lovers will swim in the beautiful free form pool or relax in the hot tub in view of the Palm House. Boat lovers will walk the shell path to your private boat slip with electricity and water. Only 200 paces to your treasure of white powdery sand, and you will enjoy magnificent Gulf sunsets.

The Palm House is our Home Away from Home! Everything we have done was for the intention of our family enjoying themselves. We have passed this onto our guests! If you are traveling alone or with family and friends you will each find your own paradise.

The unique location of Longboat Key is within minutes of downtown Sarasota, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, museums, fine dining and the infamous shops of St. Armand’s Circle. Over the bridge to the North are the quaint villages of Anna Maria Island. If you want to travel to Tampa you will find the Zoo, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island Water Park. Only 2 hours away will bring you to the “Magic Kingdom” of Disney World, Epcot Center, Sea World and ALL that surrounds Orlando.

The Palm House was aptly named; for it is surrounded by every species of palm trees. The bristling of the tall palms will be heard throughout your stay and the view of the different palm fronds will remain with you long after you have left Longboat key.

We welcome you into our home and hope that you enjoy it as much as we do!

Keywords: House


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The Palm House has it's own boat dock that accommodates up to a 12' beam. Just 200 paces to your deeded access to the nine mile beautiful Gulf of Mexico white powder beach. Upon your return use the hot/cold outdoor shower. There's a Two car Garage with 4 bicycles, and a wagon filled with beach toys. There are three separate lanais for resting, reading and hanging out on those rare rainy days....moreless


  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) All flat screen TV's with HD...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    in every room...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    2 One in office/br downstairs and the other in the master bedroom...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    2 car garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large and spacious Enough room to relax with the entire family...moreless

  • Parking:

    two car garage and 2 car driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    cordless with 6 handsets...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Lots and Lots of bath towels and great supply of beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped and functional kitchen! It is home away from home!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    Boat NOT included but boat slip comes with rental. Rent a boat or bring your own and enjoy the beautiful water! You will have to find a place to STORE your trailer....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Great big area where BBQ is located...covered and screened in with lounge chairs and an outside hot/cold shower...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    2 enclosed lanai's. One off the great room with a table that seats 6 and two chaise lounges. The other is off the Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis rackets available for anyone that plays...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    noodles, boogie boards, water toys...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Wonderful after a long day at the beach! Might as well be a private hot tub...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master Bathroom...GREAT for those relaxing evenings...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 12 traveler reviews
Dec-Mar .. $3000/week .. $8500/month. Holiday weeks inquire within
Apr-Nov .. $2500/week .. $7500/month. Holiday weeks inquire within
11.5% sales and resort tax(combined) additional.
$600 Security deposit to be returned within 60 days of departure.
$300.00 non-refundable Cleaning fee. 
Cancellation: Must be received in writing within 60 days of check-in.
Prior to 60 days deposit refunded less $200 cancellation fee.
After 60 days deposit is forfeited. Balance due 30 days before check-in.

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Last updated: 11/08/2015
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  • Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant

  • Harry's Continental Kitchens

    "Fantastic resturant on one side of street and gourmet little deli on the other side"

  • Euphemia Haye

    "Unbelievable Service, Ambiance and Food. Great wine. Fine dining down and up is casual the ..."

  • Cannon's Marina

    "Great place to rent a boat on the island and only a mile down the road from our home"

  • Blue Dolphin Cafe

    "Our favorite breakfast place on Longboat key! Located in the Centre Shoppes"

  • Euphemia Haye Restaurant & Haye Loft

  • Joan M. Durante Park

    "Great park with a trail down to the water and a playground for the little ones"

  • Maison Blanche

    "Fabulous French Cuisine with a great atmosphere"

  • Centre Shops of Longboat Key

    "Some local stores with Longboat Key apparel "

  • The Lazy Lobster of Longboat Key

    "Great Lobster and right up the street"

  • Beach Bistro

    "Gulf front dining Truly over the top for a fine dining experience"

  • Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

    "Great Steakhouse in downtown Sarasota"

  • Oma Pizza & Italian Restaurant Bradenton Beach

    "The deliver and Pizza is great"

  • Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant

    "Best fish sandwiches Little, little place GREAT for lunch Located on a pier over looking Tam..."

  • Morton's Gourmet Market

    "WOW!!!! GREAT place for just about anything. Just pay them a one time visit and you will see..."

  • Downtown

    "Great resturants, Great shops, Great place to visit!"

  • St. Armands Circle Park

    "Great spot to walk and window shop or shop to buy. Lots of resturants to choose from, Ice Cr..."

  • The BeachHouse Restaurant

    "The BEST place to eat casual and enjoy the sunset!!! Newly renovated. Don't miss this one"

  • Dry Dock Waterfront Grill

    "Great waterfront place to enjoy the outside"

  • New Pass Grill & Bait Shop

    "Fabulous for lunch by car or boat. Relax and enjoy the views Beautiful location. If you are ..."

  • Bridge St

    "Great area to walk around"

14.7 Miles
Nearest Airport

Car: Necessary

'Tampa Busch Gardens, Zoo, Adventure Island, Just 2 hours away you will find Disney World, and all that Orlando offers', 'Get out on the water by Beer Can Beach, Sarasota Bay and the Longboat passes and watch the dancing dolphins year round', 'Enjoy Fabulous fishing and spiritful sunsets'.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: My husband and I own a Real Estate company in New York. Jim has been in the real estate business for 40 years.(he doesn't look that old but he is) LoL. He has 3 older children and we have 1 together! We are proud grandparents of 4 little girls. We love to come to our Longboat Key home to escape the hustle and bustle of our crazy New York life. We visit LBK, not enough, but when we do we enjoy it so much! Our family is very important to us and anytime they can they are here with us.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Laguna Yacht Village:
My husband and I fell in LOVE with the West coast of Florida 12 years ago when his mom and dad where moving to Bradenton. We found Longboat Key by driving up the west coast of Florida and stopping in each place along the coast. It was LOVE at first site! It feels like the Bahamas to us and remind us of Hawaii. Longboat Key is our paradise away from home. The beautiful water of the gulf and the powder beaches won our hearts! We live on an Island just like longboat key in New York and wouldn't have it any other way...we just couldn't. Longboat key is a special Island that takes your breathe away the moment you drive over the North or South bridge. Sarasota which is just South of LBK is a fabulous Sarasota with lots of cultural, great places to eat, shop, dock your boat or yacht, and just enjoy. St. Armands Circle located on Lido Key just off Longboat is a GREAT place to walk by day OR night and find great places to eat and shop. We LOVE it here and hope to live there more someday in the future!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Palm House is a place that will melt your cares away! It is our home away from home and so we have made it as comfortable as possible for anyone! We live in a gated community of 7 single family homes. The pool is adjacent to our home making it so convenient. There is a hot tub to relax you from a busy day at the beach or on the boat. the beach is a 3 minute walk across the street and you can dock your boat in our boat slip. The home has every amenity that you could think of and it is painted so cheerfully that any room you walk into should bring a smile to your face!

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Speaks: english



  • The Palm House

    The Palm House

  • Balcony view

    Balcony view

  • Breakfast/Lunch Counter

    Breakfast/Lunch Counter

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • The Sunshine Bedroom

    The Sunshine Bedroom

  • Office/Bedroom


  • Pool


  • Beautiful Gulf Beach Across the Street

    Beautiful Gulf Beach Across the Street

  • The road in our community

    The road in our community

  • Night view of the Palm House

    Night view of the Palm House

  • Beer Can beach...accessible by boat

    Beer Can beach...accessible by boat

  • Egmont Key Lighthouse

    Egmont Key Lighthouse

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • The Bunk Room/4 beds

    The Bunk Room/4 beds

  • Lanai View

    Lanai View

  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub

  • Take me AWAY!!!

    Take me AWAY!!!

  • Evening shot of the Palm House

    Evening shot of the Palm House

  • Sunset on beach across the street from Palm House

    Sunset on beach across the street from Palm House

  • Palm House boat slip

    Palm House boat slip

  • Longboat Key pass

    Longboat Key pass

VRBO #207631

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 15, 2015

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