Relaxation at its Best at Tranquility Retreat
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
River Pointe house description
3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom / Pool Home
This lush landscaped lakefront home is nestled among stately palms and oaks. The expansive plantings provide privacy and beautiful secluded views of the lake and its abundant wildlife from the backyard courtyard, pool, and main living areas. Blue Heron, Ibis, Egrets, and Roseate Spoonbills are just a few of the birds that make daily appearances on our shores, while turtles, ducks, and squirrels come out to feed just beyond the pool area each evening on the wide expanse of lawn protected under towering oaks.
The interior of the home is light-filled and cheerfully painted in bold hues. The comfortable living area has bright woven carpets and art from around the world. There is bar seating with four stools near the cedar dining area overlooking the pool. The kitchen has new appliances, and every dish and service you will need for dinners in or outside on the patio. The laundry area with washer and dryer is conveniently located just off the kitchen. Entertainment is available from the stereo CD player, Cable TV with VCR/DVD player and wireless Internet.
In the master bedroom, you'll luxuriate in a king-sized bed, a walk- in closet, enjoy Cable TV, and an en-suite bath with shower. A small office area overlooking the pool is the perfect place to use the high-speed wireless Internet, or take your laptop to the pool and anywhere in the surrounding garden. A second bedroom in the front of the house has ivory beach hues with a queen-sized bed and walk-in closet while the third bedroom has Florida Beach-themed bedding on a king-sized bed with ample closet and bureau space. The two back bedrooms share the central bath with both tub and shower.
We know you will enjoy your stay at this lush garden home where Florida landscapes are seen from the inside out!
Pets: Yes-we welcome well-mannered pets!
Keywords: House, villa, lakefront property
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Considered
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Parking Off Street
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Free Long Distance
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
Location & View
- Basketball Court
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
The house was well kept and clean upon arrival! We enjoyed our stay! Quite neighborhood, everyone was very nice. We had a miscommunication on the arrival date and had to stay the first night in a Hotel. The owner was very sorry and extremley fair on the remainder of our stay! I would stay there again!
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 05/30/13
- Review Submitted 06/10/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers.
The house was great and everything was in order. The pool was lovely. Simply a wonderful relaxing environment.
- Guest Ann T.
- Date of stay 04/27/13
- Review Submitted 05/07/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, sightseeing.
First Time in FL
First Time in FL
We had a wonderful week stay in this home. House and grounds were clean and well maintained. Had a couple of minor issues. A towel rack in one of the bathrooms fell off the wall the first time the towel was removed. The electrical outlets in the master bath were dead. The Realtor came to the house and reset a breaker in the garage; no further problem. There was only two washcloths in the house. Realtor said he had to contact owner before he could buy additional washcloths for us. We never heard from him again during the week. We went to Walmart and bought some; inconvenient but not a big deal. We would come back and would recommend it to friends.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 04/10/13
- Review Submitted 04/26/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Lovely, Peaceful Stay
Lovely, Peaceful Stay
This was one of the nicest homes we've rented in Florida. The decor is so very homelike and the view of the lake over the pool is just lovely. It had everything we could need to make the stay a happy and peaceful one.
- Guest Molly (New Jersey)
- Date of stay 03/02/13
- Review Submitted 04/03/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners.
This is an absolutely wonderful property in a quiet and safe neighborhood. The people in the area are friendly and there are many walkers in the development. The house and grounds are very well maintained. The house is decorated with interesting things from around the world. The owner and property manager are on the ball. The only downside is the owners/company do not honor the customary "first right of refusal" policy for renters who want to return the following year so if you are a person looking for a place to return to year after year this property may not be for you.
- Guest ohio snowbird (Ohio)
- Date of stay 01/05/13
- Review Submitted 02/06/13
Recommended for: People with disabilities, families with young children, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Clean, comfy, quiet, everything as described in the listing. Great location, a straight shot to downtown Bradenton, and beaches. The owners are outgoing, and honest. Would absolutely stay here again. Check out Tarpon Pointe on the Manatee river for live music food and drinks.
- Guest that guy (Mansfield MA)
- Date of stay 11/10/12
- Review Submitted 12/11/12
We had a really grat time at this property.... The house was really comfortable and close to everything... Thanks again so much for sharing your home with us....
- Guest Ruby (CBS, NL Canada)
- Date of stay 11/18/12
- Review Submitted 12/09/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Very Nice Home
Very Nice Home
We want to thank you for sharing your home for our vacation. It was very comfortable and the layout is great. Your furnishings were very nice and the house was very clean. There was an assortment of games to play and pool toys were also included. We would welcome the opportunity to return to your lovely home again. Thanks for your great communication which made for a very smooth transaction and an overall great vacation!!!
- Guest Donna (United States)
- Date of stay 09/22/12
- Review Submitted 10/02/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
Great Place To Stay
Great Place To Stay
This was our second time staying at this house and we absolutely loved it. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. We are a family with two young children and a dog and the house was perfect for all of us. The kids especially loved the turtles in the pond and seeing all the different birds. This is a very quiet neighborhood and is close to all different kinds of restaurants. We highly recommend trying the pizza place across the street, behind Applebee's called Casa Di Pizza!!
- Guest Gisele (Columbus, Ohio)
- Date of stay 04/23/11
- Review Submitted 05/17/11
Recommended for: Families with young children, pet owners.
Guest comment entered by manager
Our family coming from CT, NYC, and California enjoyed your lovely, comfortable home! We recently lost our dear sister and appreciated being able to be together in such a peaceful setting, close to the water, the stores, pharmacies, main roads and anything we might need. Watching the birds on the backyard lake and daily parades and visits by the "red hat lady ducklings was very nice. Thank you for making available your delightful home which was perfect for our needs!
- Guest Bobbie
- Date of stay 03/28/10
- Review Submitted 07/23/10
This quality property speaks for itself! We hope you will enjoy the comfort and benefit of reasonable pricing in this beautiful family home. LOW: May 1 to Dec 15 .. $800/week | HIGH: Dec 16 to April 30 .. $1000/week. Price inc. taxes/cleaning. Pook Heat - $50/week Property Damage Protection Insurance @ $49/stay Minimum stay-7 days. Cancellations within 30 days of arrival-payable in full. Non-refundable deposit of $150/wk due at reservation. Balance due 30 days before. Contact by email.Include preferred dates, questions, and phone
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Year Purchased: 2003
About: A note from Steve and Laurie: Having raised a family in South America while teaching internationally, we were naturally drawn to Southwest Florida’s tropical climate and serene beauty. We spent our first year on Ana Maria Island, and quickly grew used to our evening beach walks at sunset, weekend swims with dolphin sighting, and some of the best fishing in the country. As we moved out to explore the Boutique city of Sarasota with its artistic influence on museums, theater, and outstanding restaurants, we realized there was a great deal more to experience in the area. Our present home puts us right in the center of everything!
Why River Pointe:
Location, location! Our lakeside-boating community is beautiful, active and friendly. It is central to all the activities we enjoy: beach, bike riding, hiking, and boating to the West near the Island Intercoastal waterways; live music, art, upscale restaurants, and shopping at Saint Armonds and Sarasota to the South; international theater and sailing in Tampa to the North; and one of the best discount shopping areas for miles around in the Prime Outlets of Ellenton, just minutes away to the East!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We prefer the natural aspects of our community best! We have access to a boating ramp at the end of our street and can quickly be enjoying the beauty of the Manatee River and the Gulf of Mexico- a fisherman's paradise. Taking in the tranquil views of nature at Sunrise is a great way to start the day. A wide variety of magnificent shorebirds feed on the sunlit water, while playful ducks, squirrels, cardinals and jays vie for attention and seed treats on the wide expanse of lawn! Darting turtles will swim in droves and gather on the beach in hopes of a piece of action, as well. If you need a heavy dose of rest punctuate by outdoor adventures, cultural sightseeing and diverse cuisine, come to our unique home.
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Nature's light and color pour into this beautiful lakeside home.
Towering oaks and natural plantings offer privacy around the pool.
Follow the natural palm pathway to relaxation.
Morning sunlight casts its glow on dining room and breakfast bar.
Let the cool tones of the master suite relax you to a sound sleep.
Get to know the ibis, heron, turtles, and spoonbill; Tranquility Lakeside.
Private heated pool summer and winter!
Bright color, sunlit rooms, and art from around the world graces this property.
Upgraded appliances and every dish you'll need to create memorable meals.
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Date last modified - Friday, August 09, 2013
3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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