Jul 1-July7(2013)One wk Special at $1500 All Inclusive.
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- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Spacious 2400 sqft 3 bedroom Spanish style house with a beautiful huge fully Italian tiled sunken living room. The house has large glass windows making it bright and well lit. The panoramic view of the canal is visible from all the areas including the 2 bedrooms. living room and dining room. You may bring your fising equipment to fish right off your backyard.The modern furniture and set up of the house makes it very user friendly and lively.
The master bedroom has an attached bathroom and spacious closets complete with its own TV/DVD player. The living room has 65' Mitsubshi 1080p HDTV with 5 speaker surround system integrated with 5-disc DVD high -def player to give you a full home theater experience. Cable and high speed DSL connection is provided. Bring your own computer and be in touch with the world. There is a fire place and plenty of seating for all the family to have a good time. Living room is adjacent to an open Dining Room with 6 seats and marble top table. Other amenities include full kitchen( fully renovated July 2010) with refrigerator ,cooking range,dishwasher and oven, separate washer, dryer room with an attached garage. There is also outdoor BBQ grill available.
The house is situated on a tranquil and safe street away from the main street.It has a deeded access to the Beach which is just a few minutes walk. The house is minutes away from the world famous Lido Beach. Anna Maria island and St. Armands circle in Sarasota. Other activities include golfing,fishing, boating, kayaking, windsurfing and jet skiing. Van Wezel Performing Art center and Asolo theater, John and Mable Ringling Museum, Mote Marine Aquarium and G-Wiz science museum complete the perfect tropical vacation
Keywords: canal house, house on water, spanish style
Park your Boat/RV on the property.
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Wood Fireplace
- Covered Parking
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Iron & Board
- RV or Boat can be parked right on the property.
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Water Tubing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Basketball Court
- Jet Skiing
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Eco Tourism
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Paddle Boating
- Miniature Golf
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We had an enjoyable extended stay at this property. We found the home to be very comfortable, with a kitchen that is fully equipped. Large screen TV, with DVD, in greatroom, second TV in master bedroom. Wireless router. The side area, with barbecue, is fully fenced, making it secure for children and pets. The attached garage is a plus, allowing one to keep the car out of the elements and for storing bikes, etc. Our grandson enjoyed fishing the canal behind the house. (No luck) The neighbors advise there are fish in the canal, but the best time to fish is during tide change. There are two restaurants, a deli, and a convenience store all within walking distance. Located mid-way between the bay and the gulf, the private access to the beach is just a short walk away. We found the owner to be very amiable and responsive. There is a neighbor contact for any questions or problems, whom we did not to call.
- Guest DAA
- Date of stay 01/15/13
- Review Submitted 05/05/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with teenagers, pet owners, families with young children.
We enjoyed a wonderful vacation at this LBK getaway. It was GREAT! The best compliment I can give is that we felt we were at home, but with the added benefit of a great beach location. If you are considering renting in this part of Florida, you'll make your entire family very happy selecting this wonderful home.
- Guest Beach Lovers
- Date of stay 04/16/13
- Review Submitted 05/03/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
I STAYED AT THIS HOME FOR A MONTH JULY 2012. THE LIVING ROOM FURNITURE IS DATED AND SMELLED FUNNY. MY 5 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER GOT SHOCKED WHEN SHE PLUGGED IN A LAMP AND THE SPARKS SHORTED OUT THE MASTER BEDROOM. I HAD NO INTERNET FOR OVER A WEEK AND THE OWNER TOLD ME THEY WERE ON VACATION OVER THE 4TH AND WOULD FIX IT WHEN THEY GOT BACK.I ADVISED THEM THAT I HAD TO WORK WHILE I WAS THERE AND THE INTERNET WAS VERY IMPORTANT TO ME. I HAD TO GO HOME 350 MILES JUST TO WORK FOR 4 DAYS AND THEN COME BACK. THE RETAINING WALL OUT BACK IS SINKING IN AND WHEN WE WOULD FISH OUT BACK WE WOULD HAVE TO WATCH THE GIANT HOLES.THE LIVING ROOM WAS LARGE AND WOULD BE PERFECT WITH NEWER FURNITURE. THE BATHROOMS AND BEDROOMS WERE NICE. KIT WAS NICE. I KEEP THE A/C TURNED OFF WHILE WE WERE AT THE BEACH EVERY DAY AND THE OWNER COMPLAINED AFTER I LEFT THAT THE ELECTRIC BILL WAS HIGH. HALF OF THE WINDOWS DO NOT CLOSE PROPERLY. I WOULD NOT STAY HERE AGAIN AND I AM IN THE PROCESS OF RESERVING MY JULY 2013 RENTAL.
- Guest sp
- Date of stay 07/01/12
- Review Submitted 03/24/13
Owner response: We are not very surprised to see this review as this was not a very pleasant experience for us either. We had a huge tropical storm a few days before her arrival and all verizon lines went down in the area for any DSL and FiOs. We were not aware of it until she reached there and called us. Despite calling Verizon multiple times we could not get it fixed soon enough due to July 4th holiday. I personally spent 4 hours continuously being transferred from one department to another. We even looked into Comcast coming in to give them internet access but they did not have any appointment for at least a week. When we finally did get the technician to come in, the renter was not there and we had to track the technician and request a neighbor to be there to take care of the problem. We even offered to compensate the renter for any trouble even though it was a natural disaster and not our fault. The renter had multiple kids in the house including foster children. We are not too sure about the supervision status. A child plugged something in the socket was allegedly electricuted, caused the electricity in the house to blow out and an electrician was needed to fix the electricity to come on again. We were glad that the child was fine but scared about the supervision situation as just plugging a fan in could not have done that. We have lived in the house ourselves multiple time with our 3 kids aged 6 to 12 years old. The seawall had needed some work and the rental contract had made them aware of the fact that the repair was pending, the area could not be used. The seawall has been repaired since then. When the cleaning crew reached the house to clean it after the renter's family had left we got a frantic call from them stating that the house was left in a mess. All furniture was moved out of place, the bathroom walls had erasable crayons all over the tub walls, the glass panel for one of the doors leading to the backyard was broken. Needless to says the house was trashed. Again we ended up paying the cleaning company 3 times the price to clean it. I would really be wary of renting to this kind of renter ever again. The house has been rented before and since this renter with none of these issues ever arising. We think that as we had to use part of the security to pay for the extra repairs, the renter took upon themselves to give such a negative review.
quiet street with easy walk to beach
quiet street with easy walk to beach
We spent two joyous months at this home by the canal. Every morning we had our coffee outside and enjoyed the ocean air. It is about a 10 minute walk to get to the beach and we went often, mostly to walk the beach. The house is a good home, granted it was built in 1971 so it has its quirks but the owner has been updating and it shows! The beds are comfortable. The kitchen has what you need to make any meal. A full size W/D and the floors are tile. Location is fantastic! We could watch fish jump and birds land in the canal sitting in the dining room through the glass doors. Harry's market is a convenient block away for milk, wine and specialties. Publix grocery is on the way to St. Armand's circle. When you come, be sure to go to Harry's Restaurant(around the corner), Mar Vista for fish(water views) and Dry Dock(marina bay view) for fish and chips and the Columbia in St. Armand's. Mote Aquarium offers is a must see and they offer a boat ride-they drag a net and gently pull up what they catch and release, and they tell you all about the critters and the Bay. Amazing. Although there are no dogs allowed on the beach (to protect the natural wildlife) we did a lot of walking on the island with our little dog! Joan Durante Park is next to the firehouse, three blocks down from the home and worth the stop to walk the boardwalk along the bay front. St. Armand's has a lot of pet friendly shops. Thank you for allowing our little dog, Chili Bear to stay! We made some lovely friends during our stay at Jungle Queen, including the owner, and would recommend this for a vacation rental. We would definitely stay here again!
- Guest HappytoTravel
- Date of stay 11/01/12
- Review Submitted 01/21/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway.
Enjoyed the location in Longboat Key. Was able to drive either to one end at St. Armands or the other at Anna Maria without much of a distance. Siesta Key is within 25 minutes. The place was clean and had all the necessary items including a grill. Having a garage was nice as well to keep the car out of the hot sun. The owner is very easy to communicate with and always returned any questions quickly. Would stay here again. We had a great time!
- Guest ATLCrew
- Date of stay 04/01/12
- Review Submitted 04/08/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Two friends and I spent February, 2011 here and found it to be very comfortable. The house is very roomy, well equipped, and situated within easy walking distance to the beach and a short walk to the end of the street for a beautiful view of the bay. It is an easy drive to the Ringling Museaum, St Armand's Circle (wonderful shopping) and great restaurants. We enjoyed a great meal at Harry's restaurant just a couple of blocks away. Our landlord was very caring, thoughtful, and communcative. Mike, who cares for the property, was a real sweetheart and "Johnny on the spot" if we had any questions or concerns. We would definitely recommend this property to our friends and family.
- Guest MW
- Date of stay 02/01/11
- Review Submitted 04/04/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway.
Owner response: This was our first rental after fully furnishing and renovating our house.It was a very positive experience for us as well because we felt appreciated for our time and money that we invested to make it a unique experience for all future renters who would like to visit Long Boat Key which is a well kept secret with it's world class Beaches,Tennis,Golfing,Boating,Resturants and live Theaters.
Jan-April .. $2000/2wks.. $4000/4wks WINTER SPECIAL $3500/MONTH Nov-Dec.special $2500/ month May-Oct... $2250/mt Min rental 1 wk (call for rates) ($2000)/mt for three mts) Rates Include Electric, Local Telephone, Water Cable and DSL Internet Connection Security Deposit of $250 - Required Refundable on Inspection Within 60 Days 50% Payment Due at booking , Balance Due 4 Weeks Prior to Arrival Occupancy Tax 12% is Due at the Time the Payments Are Made. Cleaning Fee $150 Pet Fee $200 non refundable. Special Prices for Longer Stays of 3 mts in Summer
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- Nearest Airport: Sarasota international at 15 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Lido Beach at 7 Miles
- Nearest Golf: lBK Golf at 2 Miles
Year Purchased: 2004
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Heaven on Earth describes this piece of the 'Gold Coast ' of Florida with world class amenities including Golf, Tennis and water Sports
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is next to some of the best Beaches,Tennis Clubs and resorts in LongBoat Key.
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Deep water canal. minutes to Long boat key Bay.
Brand new Kitchen 2011
Sunken Living room
Front of the house. New roof 2010. Freshly painted/ landscaped.
Comfortable living area with 60 inch flat screen HD TV/ music system
Third bedroom with twin trundle beds. sleeps 2
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