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Longbeach Village, Walk to Beach, Dog Ok, New Kitchen & Baths

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Sunshine Cottage, front of home

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Last updated: 06/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Longbeach Village house description

This charming cottage is located on the north end of Longboat Key in historic Longbeach Village. You can watch sunrise from the community dock (steps away) and sunset from the nearby beach (a short walk).

Longboat Key has everything - great restaurants, shopping - check out St. Armands, and the beach is fabulous. The beach is beautiul white sand where you can easily laze away the day, walking, shelling, swimming and lying in the sun (or shade) or just gazing out at the water watching the dolphins.

The home has been remodeled - a 10 month job for my husband, myself and some great trades people. We've added all new electric, plumbing, and metal roof; tearing off and rebuilding the back of the house and installing two completely new baths, master and guest, and a new kitchen. The home has an open floor plan with a view from the living area to the kitchen and the back door. The back door opens onto a patio and lawn area. The living area is 1,250 square feet.

The spacious front room features a living and eating area, an office area with desk, wifi and printer (HP Deskjet 1000). There is a flat screen TV, electric fireplace and a lazyboy chair as well as a sofa, tables, etc. The kitchen features a handmade dockwood center table for gathering around or working on, as well as a bar area and granite tile countertops.

The master bath is adjoining the master bedroom and features dual sinks and an oversize shower. The guest bath has a shower/tub combination. The master bedroom features a king bed and flat screen TV. The guest bedroom has a convertible bed than can be either two twin beds or a king bed.

There is a free trolley during the season that runs south to Sarasota and north to the end of Anna Maria island.

A well trained dog is welcome. Please feel free to call us and ask questions. 303-807-8494 - Karen, 303-378-5543 - Brian.


Keywords: Beach cottage, single level, easy access to beach and bay

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1242 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            No cats please, dogs only....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Bedroom attaches to bath, also has a flat screen TV....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Twins can be converted to a king bed if desired....moreless

          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2). There is a king in the master bedroom and there are two twin beds in the guest room that can be converted to a king bed. Just let us know which you would prefer....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            double sinks at adult height in master bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            This bathroom has a deep soaker tub and one sink....moreless

          • Both bathrooms are completely new at the end of 2011.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            We have everything you might need. Dishes for six, pots and pans, baking pans, etc....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            We have a reusable filter....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Kitchen
          • Ice Maker
          • Oven
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Fireplace:

            Electric fireplace....moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Living Room seats 4
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Electric fireplace, kayaks (2) and bicycles (2) avaiable, neighborhood fishing dock very near, restaurants across the street, short walk to beach. There is a piano and a stereo system that plays from an i-pod or i-phone....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There is a variety of books on the bookshelf in office area. Please leave the Randy Wayne White books and those marked 'leave in cottage'. The others you are welcome to take....moreless

              • Stereo:

                The Stereo works off an ipod or iphone. Or you can attach a device via plug or cable....moreless

              • Games:

                We have cards, poker chips and a variety of board games available....moreless

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Available - no password required....moreless

              • Telephone
              • Free Long Distance

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                The Longboat Key Tennis Center is a few miles south on Gulf of Mexico Drive. Clay courts and great people. There are old racquets in the cottage. You will need balls. ...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                There are a few beach chairs, an umbrella, boogie boards, sunshade, toys, etc....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Bikes and a bike lock are provided. We have a ladies bike and two mens bikes....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                2 kayaks, paddles and life jackets are provided. Please do not use the canoe....moreless

              • Golf:

                Many courses in the area. ...moreless

              • Garden Chairs:

                6...moreless

              • Beach Chairs:

                6...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    The bay can be seen from the windows at the front of the house. We are about 100 steps to a small public dock at the end of our street....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Sailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Medical Services
                  • Parasailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Tennis
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Groceries
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Surf Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May - Nov. 15th
                  May 1 - Nov 15, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $825 $3,000
                  * 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
                  • Pet Fee $20
                  • Maid Service is added to rental $100
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  January through March, 3 months or longer - $3,000/month; monthly $3,300/mo.

                  April, $3,100/month or $868/week.

                  May through November, $2,900/month or $850/week,

                  Includes cable TV, phone, internet and utilities. Renter pays maid service of $100 plus applicable taxes.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 06/22/2014
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                  Location

                  17 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sarasota-20 min., Tampa-45 min., Ft. Myers-2 hours
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Many good courses nearby

                  Car: Recommended

                  There is a free trolley that picks up just a short walk away at the end of Broadway St.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About: We have five rental properties including two rentals in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Brian works for Tom George Yacht Group and is a former Airport Manager, and Karen is the Finance Director for Dunedin, FL. We moved to Florida from Colorado in May, 2012.

                  Why Private Homes, Longbeach Village:
                  We chose a vacation home in Longboat Key because it's one of the most beautiful places on earth with the best beach in the world! We've been coming here for years and finally found our own little piece of paradise. The people in the Village are great and the snowbirds come for many years in a row, so there is a genuine feeling of community.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This home is one of the first built in Historic Longbeach Village. It is built with blocks made using local sand with conch shells and cement.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Sunshine Cottage, front of home

                    Sunshine Cottage, front of home

                  • Part of the living area

                    Part of the living area

                  • Electric fireplace and flat screen TV.

                    Electric fireplace and flat screen TV.

                  • Work area, right of front door.

                    Work area, right of front door.

                  • Master bedroom, with original cedar panelling.

                    Master bedroom, with original cedar panelling.

                  • Guest bath.

                    Guest bath.

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • Sunrise from one of the community docks

                    Sunrise from one of the community docks

                  • Part of the living area. View to front door.

                    Part of the living area. View to front door.

                  • View to kitchen from front room

                    View to kitchen from front room

                  • Kitchen with custom dockwood table.

                    Kitchen with custom dockwood table.

                  • A portion of the backyard, near the Frangi Pani trees.

                    A portion of the backyard, near the Frangi Pani trees.

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Guest bath.

                    Guest bath.

                  • Side view of cottage.

                    Side view of cottage.

                  • Moores restaurant across the street. Their dock.

                    Moores restaurant across the street. Their dock.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

                  $825 per week (USD)
                  4

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 06/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 7-14 nights
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