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Walk or bike (4 Adult Bikes Incl.) to LBK Center for the Arts, Bay, and beaches

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Longbeach Village house description

Be captivated by the unique Florida charm of this lovingly cared-for, spacious single-level house tucked away in Historic Longbeach Village on North Longboat Key. Located within walking distance of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, guests can walk or ride bicycles to get everywhere. Enjoy the community’s boating and fishing dock, local restaurants, and Longboat Key Center for the Arts. In addition, a free trolley offering both air-conditioned and open-air seating runs the length of Longboat Key and Anna Maria Islands from Coquina Beach through St. Armands Circle to Downtown Sarasota, permitting easy access to shops, groceries, and attractions.

The home’s barrel-tiled roof and patterned brick walkway welcome you at the front entrance. Relax on the bench swing under a vine-draped wooden trellis that bursts into color during blooming seasons. Two driveways, a garage, and a portico (not to mention street parking) offer ample space for multiple vehicles.

Upon entering the home, your eyes are immediately drawn to the dining room with its gorgeous hardwood floors. Two walls of floor-to-ceiling glass doors let you enjoy a garden view along with your meals. Slide the doors open to access a screened enclosure and manicured backyard. This smooth-flowing split plan features three bedrooms and two baths. With two queen beds, two twin beds, and four convertible sofa beds, this home is suitable for families and couples and sleeps 10 comfortably.

Enjoy the 40” High Definition LCD TV with over 230 channels, 40 HD channels, 45 premium movie channels (Encore, Flix, Independent Film Channel, Showtime, Starz, Sundance, and the Movie Channel. This property also includes a DVR with an extensive On Demand library. Children can play video games on the Nintendo Wii or the family can gather around one of the provided board games.

The backyard paradise includes a gas grill and garden with 15 varieties of fruit trees. During your stay, please help yourself to the lush fruits! All this and more awaits you at this romantic spot nestled in Longboat Key’s friendly and casual village.

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Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum Age: 25...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining Room seats 4 at table with additional sofa seating. Adjoining Breakfast Room seats 6....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Extras: 2 ovens, 2 toasters, blender, waffle maker, coffee maker...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Hair Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Heating
          • Parking Off Street
          • Covered Parking
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Garage

          Other Amenities

              • Master Bedroom with private access to screened enclosure, Master Bathroom with large walk-in closet, Guest Bedroom (Queen Bed) features TV, DVD, and VCR, located adjacent to second full-bath and has access to Twin Bedroom and private entrance/exit to portico and backyard, Two walls of floor-to-ceiling glass doors in the dining room slide open to a screened enclosure and lush garden view, 15 varieties of fruit trees, 40” High Definition LCD TV with DVR, 230-plus channels including 40 in HD and 45 premium movie channels, Ceiling Fans, Coffee Maker, Waffle Maker, Toaster, Beach Chairs and Umbrellas, Bicycles....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Living Room TV: Cable, DVR, Wii. Guest Bedroom TV: Computer connection available, DVD player. Twin Bedroom TV: DVD, VHS...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Fiber-optic Network. 40” High Definition LCD TV with over 230 channels, 40 HD channels, 45 premium movie channels....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Living Room TV: Digital On Demand. Guest Bedroom & Twin Bedrooms: Limited collection of DVDs and VHS available....moreless

              • Games:

                Classic board games such as Monopoly, Scrabble, and CandyLand. Plus, playing cards and dominos....moreless

              • Video Games:

                Wii Sports, Wii Sports Resort, Sonic and the Secret Rings...moreless

              • Books:

                Small library of books located in the twin bedroom....moreless

              • Toys:

                Some beach toys to make sand castles available....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                In Guest Bedroom & Twin bedroom....moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                Nintendo Wii....moreless

              • VCR

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Unlimited free calling to the U.S. & Canada...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Unlimited Calling to U.S. and Canada....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Fiber-optic Network....moreless

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Outside: 2 lounge chairs and small table. Screened enclosure area: 4 outdoor chairs, plus tables....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                4 adult bicycles with helmets (2 male & 2 female)...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Garden with 15 varieties of fruit trees....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane provided....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    Just a short walk to Sarasota Bay, viewable from back of property....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Theme Parks
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Racquetball
                  • Surfing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Tennis
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Water Parks
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Fishing
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Churches
                  • Golf
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 11 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Regular Season
                  May 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,350 $3,600
                  Value Season
                  Sep 1 - Dec 14, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,100 $3,050
                  Peak Season
                  Dec 15 - Apr 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,500 $4,200
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,350 $3,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Cleaning $120 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  Ask about our Multi-Month discount. Returning Guest discount of 10% off rental rate available. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 07/26/2014
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                  Location

                  15.7 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sarasota Bradenton International
                  19 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 75
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Whitney Beach
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub
                  8.9 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Enjoy the natural beauty of nearby walking trails and pristine white sand beaches, Meander through Historic Longbeach keeping an eye out for the village peacocks, Go dolphin and manatee watching, Walk to the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Savor neighborhood restaurants, Take a short stroll to the docks where you can fish, charter a boat, or launch your own, Board the trolley for a scenic ride around Longboat Key Island, Visit the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Browse the shops and award-winning restaurants of St. Armands Circle, Explore Downtown Sarasota, John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Cà d'Zan Mansion, Sarasota Opera House, The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, The Children's Garden & Art Center, Classic Car Museum, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Golden Apple Dinner Theatre, or the Sarasota Ballet of Florida. Drive to Tampa for Busch Gardens and the Adventure Island Water Park, or to Orlando for Disney World Theme Parks, Universal Studios, and Sea World.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  Why Private Homes, Longbeach Village:
                  Historic Longbeach Village is truly a unique island paradise. Close to Sarasota Bay, beaches, Anna Maria Island, restaurants, shops, and attractions; yet secluded and peaceful with Florida charm. We fell in love with the natural beauty and connection to the arts community. And were intrigued by the stunning and colorful native wild peacocks that roam around the village.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Short walk or bike ride to Sarasota Bay with public docks and benches, tasty neighborhood restaurants, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, and beaches. This property is spacious with some very special features, including plush carpeting and hard-wood floors, two walls of floor-to-ceiling glass doors in dining room providing lots of fresh air and natural lighting, ability to close off dining room from living room and kitchen/breakfast area with pocket doors, private access to guest and twin bedrooms from portico and garage, wrap around lush garden, screened enclosure with grill and seating. Plus modern conveniences such as 40' HD TV with premium movie channels, DVR, DVD/VCR, high-speed cable internet with WiFi, and free unlimited calling to the U.S. and Canada making it easy to stay connected to family and friends.


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                  Photos

                  • Walk or bike (4 Adult Bikes Incl.) to LBK Center for the Arts, Bay, and beaches

                    Walk or bike (4 Adult Bikes Incl.) to LBK Center for the Arts, Bay, and beaches

                  • Enjoy the shade of the trellis on the front porch swing

                    Enjoy the shade of the trellis on the front porch swing

                  • Dine indoors or relax on the comfy couches with fresh air and a garden view

                    Dine indoors or relax on the comfy couches with fresh air and a garden view

                  • Fully-equipped kitchen with vaulted ceiling and natural light.

                    Fully-equipped kitchen with vaulted ceiling and natural light.

                  • Master bedroom w/queen bed, chair, & private entrance to screened enclosure

                    Master bedroom w/queen bed, chair, & private entrance to screened enclosure

                  • Guest bedroom w/queen bed, rocking chair, TV w/computer connection and DVD

                    Guest bedroom w/queen bed, rocking chair, TV w/computer connection and DVD

                  • Guest bedroom w/(2) twin beds (convertible to king), private access to portico

                    Guest bedroom w/(2) twin beds (convertible to king), private access to portico

                  • Stroll around the lush garden of fruit trees & flowers

                    Stroll around the lush garden of fruit trees & flowers

                  • Juicy mangos are seasonally abundant

                    Juicy mangos are seasonally abundant

                  • Ride one of our provided bikes to the beach! Just 5 mins. away

                    Ride one of our provided bikes to the beach! Just 5 mins. away

                  • Beautiful crystal clear water at the local beaches

                    Beautiful crystal clear water at the local beaches

                  • 5 mins. to Anna Maria Island restaurants, shops, beaches, Bradenton Beach Pier

                    5 mins. to Anna Maria Island restaurants, shops, beaches, Bradenton Beach Pier

                  • Portico, garage, and two driveways provide plenty of parking—room for a boat

                    Portico, garage, and two driveways provide plenty of parking—room for a boat

                  • Spacious living room with 40' HD TV w/Movie Channels, DVR, Wii, Board Games

                    Spacious living room with 40' HD TV w/Movie Channels, DVR, Wii, Board Games

                  • Breakfast area has lovely view of the garden and seating for six

                    Breakfast area has lovely view of the garden and seating for six

                  • Enjoy a good book or window-side chat in the conversation room

                    Enjoy a good book or window-side chat in the conversation room

                  • Master bath w/private shower & toilet area, large walk-in closet w/shelves

                    Master bath w/private shower & toilet area, large walk-in closet w/shelves

                  • Guest bath w/shower/tub combo, lots of cabinets, extra counter space

                    Guest bath w/shower/tub combo, lots of cabinets, extra counter space

                  • Grill & relax within the screened enclosure, access from dining & master bedroom

                    Grill & relax within the screened enclosure, access from dining & master bedroom

                  • Relax under the shade of the trees, lounge chairs and cushions provided

                    Relax under the shade of the trees, lounge chairs and cushions provided

                  • Walk to Sarasota Bay, public docks & benches, fabulous neighborhood restaurants

                    Walk to Sarasota Bay, public docks & benches, fabulous neighborhood restaurants

                  • Enjoy bird watching on the beach

                    Enjoy bird watching on the beach

                  • Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub, one of two great neighborhood dining spots

                    Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub, one of two great neighborhood dining spots

                  • Bradenton Beach City Pier, a great spot to watch the sunrise

                    Bradenton Beach City Pier, a great spot to watch the sunrise

                  VRBO #314948

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                  $1,100 - $1,500 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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