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Exotic Private Island Waterfront Polynesian Pod-Style Home with Boat

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Last updated: 12/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Longbeach house description

This is an exclusive pod-style home consisting of 4-5 BR pods and one main living room/kitchen pod all interconnected with covered walkways. Home is elevated 18 feet and nestled among the tropical flora and palms. Breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay from nearly every room in the home. Vacation includes use of a Hot Tub, 24 foot Bentley Tri-toon and 2 kayaks, snorkeling and fishing gear, as well as other beach toys. Private basketball court, fruit orchard, dock and community dock on premises. 50 foot nautical lookout tower with a 360 degree vista. 1/2 mile long walking, jogging, golf cart trail on island. Fully equipped kitchen and bar area in living room with screened in porch and wrap around deck.

Bedroom Descriptions: Amenities: Sleeps 2-20 persons. Second home available for larger groups up to 26 persons. Master bedroom pod with sitting room, large bathroom with walk-in community shower. Master bedroom nearly overhangs the water with expansive sliding doors. DSL Internet-home is wireless, DVD player, Large screen TV with Satellite TV. Gourmet Kitchen and Bar. Three separately controlled air conditioning/heating systems in house each with own private baths with showers. Third pod has two queen beds gin loft, mini kitchen and double sleeper sofa. Other two pods have queen beds. Two queen pop up portable beds available. Fifth pod houses two bedrooms and living room. Gourmet kitchen with all cooking appliances, stocked bar, dishes and extras. Dining room seats a party of 16.

Activities Descriptions: Satellite surround sound TV, High speed internet, DVD player, stereo player and portable radio, two gas barbeque grills one off kitchen that leads to 50 foot lookout tower with views of ICW, Sarasota Bay and Gulf of Mexico- great for cocktails! Other grill on ground level by beach and tiki bar. Basketball court with light for night use, snorkeling gear, rafts, 3 kayaks and 24' pontoon included.

Many restaurants are accessible by boat and within a 2 minute boat ride. Equipment on premises for kayaking, wind surfing, snorkeling, fishing and fishing tackle. Sun bathe on beach/dock or enjoy shelling on nearby beaches. Downtown Sarasota, Bradenton Beach only a 10 minute car ride to many cultural events and shopping. Disney World is a two hour car ride-easy day trip.

Activities: Swimming, boating, snorkeling, water skiing, scuba diving, kayaking, shelling, strolling on beach, bicycling, sunbathing, reading. Basketball court on premises.
Area: See our private web site for information

Your Transportation to Island: Your vacation includes a 2006 24 foot Bentely Tri- toon Pontoon boat. Plenty of seating and great for tubing!
Other water toys included are: three kayaks, snorkeling gear and fins, beach chairs, children's beach toys,. 14 beach towels, floating rafts, 4 fishing rods, crab traps, and net for bait fishing.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Chauffeur
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff


      • Events Allowed
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        queen sleeper...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

        twin cot available...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

        twin cot available...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 2 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        queen sleeper...moreless

      • Bedroom 6: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        small bedroom of secondary living room...moreless

      • Bedroom 5: 1 king

        twin cot available...moreless

      Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


      • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Fresh Water Outdoor Dock Shower. Handicap Accessible Home

      Other Amenities

          • Home comes with use of three kayaks, beach chairs, and snorkling Gear, Hot Tub, basketball court, volleyball. Groundskeeper on premises occasionally for yard maintenance...moreless


          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Pool Table:


          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR


          • Away From It All
          • Family


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • Babysitter
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Luaus
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Beach View
          • Beachfront
          • Oceanfront
          • Waterfront
          • Waterfront

          Natural Features

              • Private Island

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 16 people


                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    3 central ac heating systems...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available:

                    Laptop with printer...moreless

                  • Ducted Cooling
                  • Ducted Heating
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Mosquito Magnet
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Security System
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Split-System Air Conditioning
                  • Split-System Heating
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Verizon hot spot 4g...moreless


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Gourmet - well equipped. Two kitchens and 1 kitchenette...moreless

                  • Kitchenette
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Microwave
                  • Mini Refrigerator
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:


                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Boat
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Canoe
                  • Child's Swing
                  • Crow's Nest
                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    3 kayaks provided...moreless

                  • Large Cooler
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Motorboat
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Two. Propane supplied...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Raft
                  • Sand Box
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    5 sets snorkeling gear...moreless

                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


                          Write a review 4.8
                          from 6 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter Escape
                          Dec 1 - Feb 15
                          4 night min stay
                          $1,480 $3,000
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $6,860 $28,500
                          Dec 19 - Dec 27, 2014
                          9 night min stay

                          flat fee
                          New Yearsa
                          Dec 28 - Jan 5, 2015
                          9 night min stay

                          flat fee
                          Spring Break
                          Feb 16 - Apr 30
                          7 night min stay

                          May Bliss
                          May 1 - Jun 5, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $8,200 $28,000
                          Summer Bliss 2014
                          Jun 6 - Aug 21, 2015
                          7 night min stay
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $8,400 $30,000

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Rates are based on 17 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $1,200 $2,800
                          Fri, Sat
                          $7,700 $30,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Pet Fee $125 + tax
                          • Cleaning $450 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 11.5%


                          Holiday Weekly rates: Add $1000.00 to advertised rate.

                          Rental deposit is NOT refundable -if you are not sure, please wait or buy trip insurance that will cover any cancellation. Your second and final payment is due 60 days prior to your check in. Reservation will cancel if 2nd payment not paid 60 days prior to check in. A Security Deposit of $500 required to cover damaged or missing items.

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                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                          Last updated: 12/06/2014
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                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Tampa- 35 mi, or Sarasota 7mi
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Mar Vista
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Three Public Golf Courses Nearby
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Mar Vista, Moore's Stone Crab
                          Nearest Beach
                          Private beach on property

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Golf: There are three public golf courses within a 5 mile radius of the home. Information on golfing is available in our beach house booklet. Inquire for more information about location and rates.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: Traveled a good deal growing up and loved the carribbean- St. Barts is my favorite island but flying there is a pain. Thats why I fell in love with this home. Great vistas, blue, blue water and no need to leave the country to get there. I spent my college years in U of M and Philadelphia and 15 years in western Pennsylvania where sunshine was sparce. Give me the sun and water and I am a happy person! My college training was in Nursing and I have had additional careers as a real estate appraiser, real estate broker, and graphic designer for my husband's sign business. We believe that customer service is number one and we do our best to deliver to you a vacation that is perfect. I hate being nickel and dimed on a vacation so our price is turn key. Because home is on an island, we try to provide you will all the fun toys so you dont have to waste time buying stuff - instead you can just play and have fun on your vacation!

                          Why the Owner Chose Longbeach:
                          I love having my whole fam damily together but space is essential to our family as we are all control nuts. This home is spread out so no one is on top of each other and each person can retreat to their private pod for quiet time. Being together on this property is a choice because private space is abundant!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Something to do for every age from card games on the Happy Hour Deck , hotubbing, swimming, fishing, snorkeling kayaking, paddleboarding, basketball, pingpong and volleyball is all offered on the premises. Boat to many boater friendly restuarants for lunch or dinner or throw a steak on the grill- or order our catering service or grocery delivery service . This vacation is all about fun and function. High speed Wifi allows you to sit on the beach and do office work or just surf, watch your favorite movie or team sport by ordering via TEXT. Special needs? - no problem - just ask, after all it is ' YOUR' vacation.

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                          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • Waterfront View from Every Room

                            Waterfront View from Every Room

                          • Main Living Room

                            Main Living Room

                          • Hot Tub by Beach

                            Hot Tub by Beach

                          • Master  Bedroom sitting/computer area

                            Master Bedroom sitting/computer area

                          • Master bath

                            Master bath

                          • Over 100' Waterfront connected by covered walkway

                            Over 100' Waterfront connected by covered walkway

                          • Sunsets from Happy Hour Deck

                            Sunsets from Happy Hour Deck

                          • Your kayaks and beach toys for your use

                            Your kayaks and beach toys for your use

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Bamboo Bar in Living Room

                            Bamboo Bar in Living Room

                          • Private Beach

                            Private Beach

                          • 300 degree water views from master

                            300 degree water views from master

                          • Master over-hanging water

                            Master over-hanging water

                          • Happy Hour Deck overlooking Water

                            Happy Hour Deck overlooking Water

                          • Beach overlooking bay and gulf

                            Beach overlooking bay and gulf

                          • Dining Room- seating for 15

                            Dining Room- seating for 15

                          • Home Layout over 100 feet of waterfront view

                            Home Layout over 100 feet of waterfront view

                          • Pod 1 Bedroom

                            Pod 1 Bedroom

                          $1,100 - $3,000 per night (USD)

                          6 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 18

                          View calendar: Updated 12/06/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2004
                          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish
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                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/06/2014
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                          Exotic Private Island Waterfront Polynesian Pod-Style Home with Boat

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                          6 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 18

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