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The living room with flat screen TV and wood burning fire place.

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Longbeach Village cottage description

The Longbeach Cottage was built in 1920 and lovingly restored to preserve its historic qualities, while providing the modern conveniences the savvy traveler demands.

We made sure you stay connected and entertained by providing high speed, wireless internet access and custom cable (view on large flat screen) TV channels. The Cottage has a fenced in backyard and a quiet, comfortable and private deck where you can read, enjoy a cup of coffee, grill out and browse the internet with your lap top or tablet.

What you'll find most compelling is the location and the wealth of amenities you can access without ever getting in your car.. Walk or bike around the perimeter of the Village to bay views, two restaurants with bay front dinning, public docks, a boat ramp, bay front beach, the Longboat Key Art Center and a oak canopied road. Walk to the gulf and some of Florida's best beaches. The vistas, sunrises and sunsets will enchant you.

The beach and the bay are pristine and if you have a kayak or paddle board you're just minutes from the Sister Keys a restored and protected group of islands in Sarasota Bay.

The location is prime for serious fishermen and provides a great diversity of opportunities. The owner (a fisherman on local waters for over 30 years) can provide you with local knowledge and information on top local guides. A public boat ramp is three blocks away.

Keywords: Historic cottage, fishing, longboat key, Longbeach, village, boat ramp, beach, dock, vacation rental, kayaking, biking, deck, pet friendly, fenced, boating, museum

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Large fenced yard gives your pet room to roam. Limited to one pet (dog) thirty pounds or less....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            A safe neighborhood it's streets are perfect for a stroll or stroller ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 1: 2 queen

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          • Queen size Beds (1) Quality mattresses for a great night's sleep. We travel, so we understand!, Twin or Single Beds (1) Quality mattresses for a great night's sleep. We travel, so we understand!, ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Moore's, The Mar Vista and Harry's Continental Kitchens all will cater you event....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Paver driveway...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Located in the quaint and historic Village, water front restaurants, public dock and boat ramp three blocks away. Five minute walk to the beach or Longboat Pass. Just a short distance to the historic and scenic Cortez fishing village. Bike to Joan Durante Park. Walking trails and biking in a restored wetland bordering Sarasota Bay. Ten miles to St. Armand's Circle, one of Florida's most stylish shopping districts. All the cultural amenities of Sarasota are thirty minutes or less away. The Ringling Museum, Selby Gardens, Oslo Theater. Launch you boat at the public ramp three blocks away and you have access to some of Florida's finest fishing in minutes. The area is one of Florida's top tarpon destinations from May through July and offers some of Florida's best fishing for trout, redfish, snook, king mackerel and a host of other species. Owner is an outdoor writer and provides renters to some of Florida's most accomplished guides. If you decide to go it on your own we have you covered....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) Flat Screen TV with custom cable channels. Living room and master bedroom...moreless

              • Video Library:

                A number of our favorite DVD's for your viewing pleasure...moreless

              • Television
              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Use your lap top or IPAD on the deck or in the bedroom....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Comcast Cable internet access...moreless

              • Telephone:

                (2) A local land line....moreless

              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Golf:

                A number of public golf courses in Bradenton and Sarasota...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Rear enclosed porch with a single bed...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Fenced in backyard for your small pet...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Rear secluded paver deck. Peaceful!...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Family

              Location & View

                  • Village

                  Activities

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Zoo
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Museums
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Parasailing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 13 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Off Season
                  May 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $800 $2,700
                  Season
                  Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $850 $2,900
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  One half at time of reservation, balance due two weeks prior to rental date.


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                  Last updated: 08/26/2014
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                  Location

                  • Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant

                    "One of my favorite "Old Florida" places. Awesome views from restaurant overlooking Tampa Bay,"

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                  • Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant

                    "Just a three block walk from the Cottage. Waterfront dinning at the most scenic restaurant i..."

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                  • Star Fish Company Restaurant & Seafood Market

                    "Dine on the docks overlooking the fishing fleet. Without a doubt the freshest seafood in town."

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                  • Coquina Beach

                    "Terrific walking and biking path, beautiful white sand beaches."

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                  • Robinson Preserve

                    "Close to 500 acres of restored wetlands, great birding, biking, kayaking, walking and much m..."

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                  • Ocean Star

                    "Japanese food at its finest. Sushi Bar."

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                  • The Sandbar Restaurant

                    "Innovative cuisine with dining right on the beach."

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                  • The Waterfront Restaurant

                    "A great view of Tampa Bay and the Anna Maria City Pier."

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                  • Beach Bistro

                    "Right on the beach, intimate and definitely one of the area's premier fine dining experiences."

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                  • Moore's Stone Crab Restaurant

                    "The place for stone crabs. Waterfront in the Village. Just three blocks from the Cottage."

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                  • Sandbar Seafood & Spirits

                    "Situated on the north end of Anna Maria Island. Right on the beach. Innovative cuisine, kill..."

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                  • City Pier Restaurant

                    "Way out on the end of the pier in Tampa Bay. Seeing is believing!"

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                  • AMI Outfitters

                    "The most awesome "Old Florida" shop anywhere. Clothes, kayaks, flies, fishing tackle and muc..."

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                  • Leffis Key

                    "Leffis Key was one of the first wetland restoration projects in Manatee County. The site fea..."

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                  17 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sarasota international Airport
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Whitney Beach
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The Mar Vista
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  The Longboat Key Club
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant

                  Car: Recommended

                  The owner will provide a personal orientation for fishermen, paddlers, bikers, photographers and birding enthusiasts.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: I'm a local building contractor and have an avocation as an outdoor writer and photographer. I was President of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association, write a local fishing column, and am a Contributing Editor for Fly Fishing in Saltwaters Magazine. I'm currently Chairman of Sarasota Bay Watch a non-profit committed to the health of the bay. I am also a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting instructor. Fishing is a passion which I've been pursuing in local waters for over 30 years. Just ask for an orientation to local waters and/or information on the area's best guides.The same goes for special bike hikes and where to find the best photo opts .

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Longbeach Village:
                  I love the Village and consider it one of the world's most special places. That's why I've lived here for thirty years!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Great fishing, Peace and Quiet, Beaches, bays, sunsets, sunrises, boating, eating and drinking and so much more.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

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                  Photos

                  • The living room with flat screen TV and wood burning fire place.

                    The living room with flat screen TV and wood burning fire place.

                  • The Cottage Circa 1920. Old Florida Charm. All the modern conveniences.

                    The Cottage Circa 1920. Old Florida Charm. All the modern conveniences.

                  • Launch your boat at the public  ramp. Three blocks from the Longbeach Cottage.

                    Launch your boat at the public ramp. Three blocks from the Longbeach Cottage.

                  • World class fishing is minutes from the Longbeach Cottage. From trout to tarpon.

                    World class fishing is minutes from the Longbeach Cottage. From trout to tarpon.

                  • An aerial view of the Village shows the proximity to the Beach, Pass and Bay

                    An aerial view of the Village shows the proximity to the Beach, Pass and Bay

                  • The Cottage Living-room with wood burning fireplace

                    The Cottage Living-room with wood burning fireplace

                  • The Village Waterfront from the Town Boat Ramp

                    The Village Waterfront from the Town Boat Ramp

                  • The Boat House in the Village dates to 1950.

                    The Boat House in the Village dates to 1950.

                  • A rainbow over the bay from Moore's Restaurant's dock.

                    A rainbow over the bay from Moore's Restaurant's dock.

                  • The 'Rosy Fingers of Dawn' herald a new day from the Village dock on Broadway.

                    The 'Rosy Fingers of Dawn' herald a new day from the Village dock on Broadway.

                  • A scallop shell on the gulf beach. A ten minute walk from the Cottage.

                    A scallop shell on the gulf beach. A ten minute walk from the Cottage.

                  • Whitney Beach beacon's beachcombers eager for sunsets and shells.

                    Whitney Beach beacon's beachcombers eager for sunsets and shells.

                  • The beach near Longboat Pass. A fifteen minute walk from the Cottage

                    The beach near Longboat Pass. A fifteen minute walk from the Cottage

                  • The Mar Vista. Water front dinning three blocks from the Longbeach Cottage.

                    The Mar Vista. Water front dinning three blocks from the Longbeach Cottage.

                  • Water front dinning at Moore's Stone Crab Restaurant, Just two blocks away.

                    Water front dinning at Moore's Stone Crab Restaurant, Just two blocks away.

                  • Spectacular sunrises and sunsets  a short walk from the Longbeach Cottage.

                    Spectacular sunrises and sunsets a short walk from the Longbeach Cottage.

                  • The Cottage features
 a  large fenced backyard. Perfect for your dog or your

                    The Cottage features a large fenced backyard. Perfect for your dog or your

                  • The Cottage Living-room

                    The Cottage Living-room

                  • One of the boardwalks through the mangroves at Joan Durante Park. Walk or bike.

                    One of the boardwalks through the mangroves at Joan Durante Park. Walk or bike.

                  • Robinson Preserve is a short drive away
 and a excellent day bike hike,

                    Robinson Preserve is a short drive away and a excellent day bike hike,

                  • A Villager's sailboat at anchor near the Town's
 Public dock and ramp.

                    A Villager's sailboat at anchor near the Town's Public dock and ramp.

                  • A Village sunrise is framed by mangroves on a morning walk around the Village.

                    A Village sunrise is framed by mangroves on a morning walk around the Village.

                  • Skimmers are one of the many birds that make Whitney Beach a birder's paradise.

                    Skimmers are one of the many birds that make Whitney Beach a birder's paradise.

                  • The Cottage bedroom, quiet and comfortable.

                    The Cottage bedroom, quiet and comfortable.

                  VRBO #361750

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Friday, August 29, 2014

                  $800 - $850 per week (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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