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A Dream Island Getaway

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Last updated: 10/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Dream Island Getaway is located on a charming quiet cul-de-sac on the northern end of Longboat Key.

Its setting is lush and tropical and its recent landscaping is varied and beautiful.

Living/dining area, master and guest bedrooms all open onto the lanai/pool area and the house is situated on a canal. A 42' mounted HD flat screen is in the living area and the 2 bedrooms both have mounted flat screen TV's. Linens and towels are provided. A new gas grill is located outside the pool area and is hooked up to a gas line--so no propane tanks are needed. A canal-side patio with a chiminea is also a great place to relax ; frequently in the winter manatees can be seen swimming by. A solar pool cover is also available should you wish to heat the pool in the winter months.

If you love boating and fishing, rent a boat at Cannon's Marina (at the top of our street) and investigate the Gulf or Sarasota Bay. Access to the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico is only a short walk away. Busch Gardens and Disney are also great day-trip adventures. CA d'Zan ( John and Mabel Ringling's mansion), Ringling Museum of Art, 2 circus museums and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are great to visit. The Asolo, Sarasota's Repertory Theatre, the Van Wezel Center for Performing Arts, the Opera House and Sarasota Orchestra all contribute to the area's unique cultural richness.

Rent bikes at BackYard Bike Shop (nearby) and take a 5 minute bike ride to the beach (Gulfside Dr beach access)

For all baseball fans -- enjoy spring training games all March for the following nearby teams:

Baltimore Orioles Sarasota
Pittsburgh Pirates Bradenton
Boston Red Sox Ft.Meyers
Philadelphia Phillies Clearwater
NY Yankees Tampa
Toronto Blue Jays Dunedin


Featured in the recent update include new kitchen cabinets and appliances and new vanities in the master bedroom & guest bathroom.

Enjoy this secluded quiet spot and its wonderful flora & fauna. Minimum stay is one week and is available year round.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

                  • Non Smoking Only

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Other Amenities

                      • Studio is equipped with a daybed which rolls out to 1 king or 2 twins.

                      Entertainment

                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player
                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        (3) 42 ' flat screen HD TV is mounted on wall in living room. Guest bedroom and master bedroom both have mounted flat screen TV's....moreless

                      Attractions

                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                          Dining

                              • Dining Area

                              General

                              • Air Conditioning
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Covered Parking
                              • Free Long Distance:

                                Free US long distance only....moreless

                              • Garage
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Telephone
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Wireless Internet

                              Kitchen

                              • Catering Available:

                                Harry's is 5 minutes away-great for takeout or catering....moreless

                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Kitchen:

                                Newly updated...moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Refrigerator

                              Outside

                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lanai / Gazebo
                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Mastercard
                              • Visa

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Private Pool
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Preseason
                                  Nov 22 - Jan 15, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $1,920 $4,800
                                  Season
                                  Jan 16 - Apr 30, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $2,400 $6,000
                                  Off-Season
                                  May 1 - Nov 21, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $1,240 $3,100
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                                  • Taxes Not included

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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 10/24/2014
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                                  Location

                                  Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Ringling Museum and home are a must see..

                                   

                                  Manager info

                                  About: We are both retired publishing professionals, have 3 great kids, 2 schnauzers (Sally & Miles) and love antique homes, gardening, the Red Sox and the Celtics.

                                  Why Private Homes:
                                  The house was built in 1970 by my husband's parents and we have been coming here ever since. The kids would be so excited when a trip was planned.. We have had wonderful memories & many good times here!


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                                  Speaks: english
                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • View of house from street.

                                    View of house from street.

                                  • Living & dining room area

                                    Living & dining room area

                                  • 15 X 30 pool

                                    15 X 30 pool

                                  • Master bedroom

                                    Master bedroom

                                  • Guest bathroom

                                    Guest bathroom

                                  • Additional vanity in master bedroom outside master bath

                                    Additional vanity in master bedroom outside master bath

                                  • Recently updated kitchen

                                    Recently updated kitchen

                                  • Living area

                                    Living area

                                  • Canal deck

                                    Canal deck

                                  • Guest bedroom

                                    Guest bedroom

                                  • The studio with daybed (makes up to either 2 twins or 1 king)

                                    The studio with daybed (makes up to either 2 twins or 1 king)

                                  VRBO #224514

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                                  Date last modified - Friday, October 24, 2014

                                  $1,240 - $2,400 per week (USD)
                                  3

                                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 6

                                  View calendar: Updated 10/24/14
                                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                                  Speaks: english
                                  • Calendar last updated: 10/24/2014
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                                  A Dream Island Getaway

                                  Longboat Key #224514

                                  2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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