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Lovely Cottage on Quiet Beach

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Quiet, sand beach in our front yard


Last updated: 05/06/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our Non-Smoking, family, beach home was designed by well-known architect and is directly on a very quiet beach. Fishing is at its best and a boat ramp is located two miles away. Views from the deck at sunset are spectacular. Some of Florida's finest fishing waters are found both in the Gulf and adjacent Lemon Bay.

Beautiful white sand beaches are practically uninhabited...A great shelling area, too!!

We are also just 45 minutes from Boca Grande, famous for tarpon fishing in late May and June. Guides and day-trips can be arranged. Several beautiful golf courses which are open to the public are just a short drive.

Privacy is exceptional as the house cannot be seen from the road and is sheltered by sea oaks and sea grape on the beachside.

Keywords: Beach Home Manasota Key

This long barrier island draws people who want seclusion in a natural setting with abundant wildlife.

“It’s about the only place left on the west coast that resembles the Old Florida and the way that it used to be back in the 1940’s and 1950’s — the trees and the way people have kept things natural,” said Nelda Thompson, a longtime key resident who is also a real estate broker. “There are not so many mega-mansions, which we love. It makes it very private and makes it very special.”


Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Small pets under 22 lbs. with extra pet deposit...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Wi-fi included...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Sit on front porch to enjoy sunset...moreless

  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Gulf right out front...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Nov 15-Apr 30 .. $2000/week (up to 6 people, $50/week per additional person).
May 01-Nov 14 .. $1400/week (up to 6 people, $50/week per additional person).
* Security Deposit of $250 required.
* House-Cleaning Fee of $75. Departure time is 10 A.M. to accommodate cleaning.
* Pets under 15 lbs. for $50/week extra.
* 50% Deposit due at booking, Remainder due 2 wks before arrival
Easter Week and other Holday weeks are $2000 per week
* Full Month Discounted by 20%. $4000 per month for January and February

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota International
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Necessary

Departure time is 10:00 AM on day of departure so that our cleaning lady can complete her work


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1969

About the owner: We built our beach home and spent many summers here when our children were young. Now our children and grandchildren enjoy their vacations here

Why the Owner Chose Manasota Key:
This is a prime beach location on the West Coast of Florida--no high rises or condos allowed in our area which is a Florida Conservation District. Since we built our home years ago, there are now mansions being built but nothing is like our Florida Beach Cottage.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our family gathers here so that we may enjoy each other and our darling grandchildren. We had our five granddaughters and grandson here on Memorial Day.

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Speaks: english



  • Quiet, sand beach in our front yard

    Quiet, sand beach in our front yard

  • Comfy Beach Living at Its Best

    Comfy Beach Living at Its Best

  • Beach Path from Porch

    Beach Path from Porch

  • Enjoying Sunset from Front Porch

    Enjoying Sunset from Front Porch

VRBO #30458

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This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Monday, September 28, 2015

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Lovely Cottage on Quiet Beach

Manasota Key #30458

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 7

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