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Waterfront Home ! Heated Pool, Jacuzzi - W/ Epic Views!

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Last updated: 10/29/2014

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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The Bay View House is a beautiful waterfront home with stunning views of a small Bay / Inlet and direct access to the intra-coastal waterway. Come feed the Manatees that often swim in front of our dock! This ideal vacation destination features a large heated pool, Jacuzzi, outdoor grill area w/ fridge, spacious covered patio, sun deck, deep water boat dock, and a fully-stocked game/activity room including billiards table, ping pong, foos ball, fishing gear, boogie boards, and bicycles for the whole family.

Bay View has 4 large bedrooms / 3 full baths and sleeps 12-14. The Master Bedroom has a King sized bed and gorgeous views over the pool area down to the Bay. The Kids room has 2 Twin-over-Full Bunk Beds, a toddler bed, a large play area, and direct access to the game room. The Family Room has a Queen bed, fixed-side crib, and extra baby gear including a pack and play, high chair, and stroller. The Guest Master has a Queen sized bed, private bathroom, and French Doors leading to the outdoor kitchen / views of the Bay. All of the bedrooms have cable TV, alarm clock / radio, plenty of dresser and closet space, two sets of luxury linens, and lots of extra pillows and blankets.

As soon as you walk through the front door the Bay View House will wow you with its amazing water views and its ideal set-up for entertaining. Our open concept kitchen features a pass through that allows you to see from the front of the house all the way down to the Bay. The attached dining area easily seats 10 at our oversized table, and 6 more at the kitchen bar area. The kitchen is fully outfitted with stainless steel appliances, microwave, filtered water, and Pampered Chef cookware- everything you need to inspire family meals! Clean-up is a breeze with dishwasher, garbage disposal, and sink overlooking the Bay. The living room has a large sectional couch with an additional Queen sized sleeper sofa and recliners for the whole family to gather. Sliding glass doors open onto panoramic views of the Bay, covered patio, and pool area. From there the patio steps lead down to the dock for excellent fishing, birdwatching, and playing with the Manatees- they love to drink fresh water from our hose and will come right up for some crunchy Romaine lettuce!

The Bay View House has central AC and heat, there are numerous ceiling fans throughout, and all utilities are included. We also have an office area with a desktop PC, printer/fax/copier machine, high-speed Internet access, wireless access, a telephone system with free local service, and we have Netflix for downloading movies and TV shows. There is a large TV in the Living that includes a DVR for recording your favorite shows - sporting events - etc. during your stay. The Bay View House is also a pet-friendly rental with a fully fenced-in back yard.

When you’re ready to venture out from the lush tropical landscaping on the property, the Bay View House is extremely centrally located. The beautiful Anna Maria beaches are just 7 minutes away, Busch Gardens is less than one hour, and Disney / Universal Studios are less than two hours. Within a 10 minute drive you’ll find major grocery stores, liquor store, gourmet market, restaurants, ice cream parlor, bowling alley, put put golf, movie theater, and amazing local attractions like the Palma Sola Botanical Gardens, Robinson Preserve Nature Park, and the DeSoto National Memorial Park. 30 minutes to the South, our sister-cities of Sarasota and Longboat Key showcase a vibrant arts and culture scene including world-class dining, luxury shopping, the Ringling Museum of Art, and concerts/live events at the Asolo and Van Wezel Performing Arts Halls.

We are so excited to share the Bay View House with you and know it will be the perfect home-base for your Florida visit. We know that your family vacation experience is priceless, and we look forward to making your stay incredible!!

Keywords: Private Home, Waterfront, Pool, Jacuzzi, Ocean, Beach, Tropical, Private, Relaxing, King Bed, Queen Bed, Game Room, Outdoor Kitchen, Billiards, Adventure, Outdoors


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (2) Guest Master Bedroom and Family Bedroom, Child Beds (1) Toddler Bed in Bunk Bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) Crib in Family Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen pull-out sofa bed in Living Room area., Bunk Beds (2) Bunk Bedroom has one Twin over Full and one Twin over Queen bunk beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private Boat Rental available (with optional chartered captain), Boat Dock, Outdoor Kitchen, Fire Pit...moreless


  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5) Large TV - Living Room with TV's in each of the 4 bedrooms....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Netflix - Internet for downloading TV shows and movies....moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    No land line. Bring your cell phone....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Deck / Patio:

    large outdoor deck overlooking Bay area...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    large outdoor Jacuzzi - 6-8 guests...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 25 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,800 $7,000
Aug 15 - Dec 18, 2015
5 night min stay
$1,500 $5,600
Dec 19 - Jan 15, 2016
7 night min stay

Jan 16 - Feb 26, 2016
7 night min stay

Feb 27 - Apr 22, 2016
7 night min stay

Apr 23 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

Aug 20 - Dec 16, 2016
5 night min stay
Dec 17 - Jan 20, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

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

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  • One-time Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


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  • A

    Shaws Point View on map

    Enjoy great fishing and a small private beach area within a 3 minute walk from the beautiful Bay View House. Shaws Point is a well-kept local secret!

  • B

    DeSoto National Memorial View on map

    Ride bikes provided by the Bay View House for a 10 minute trip to explore DeSoto Memorial. This National Park features lush mangrove walking trails, stunning beachfront views, and historical reenactments of the Conquistadors and Native Florida Indians. A great activity for families and less than 3 minutes away by car!

  • C

    Robinson Preserve View on map

    The Preserve is unbeatable for it's exotic salt-flat landscape, abundant wildlife, and more than 10 miles of the best hiking and biking trails. Kids will love watching pelicans and egrets take flight while tiny ghost crabs scuttle across shell paths. Kayaks are also available for rental and don't forget to bring your fishing gear. The best part, admission is free!

  • D

    Palma Sola Botanical Park View on map

    Unbelievable tropical landscapes await you across acres of protected frost-free land. The meeting room and covered patios at the Botanical Garden are available for family parties and meetings at a nominal fee. This serene, relaxing botanical park will delight you with the finest examples of Florida flora and fauna.

  • E

    Causeway Beach View on map

    Less than five minutes from the Bay View House, Causeway Beach is great for activities like jet skiing, wakeboarding, horseback surfing, and enjoying and ocean swim with the family dog!

  • F

    Holmes Beach View on map

    Florida's Hidden Gem! Holmes Beach features glistening powder-white sand next to the beachfront cafe, volleyball, lifeguard stand, and playground. This family beach has great people-watching and plenty of sun and relaxation. For a more private experience, beach access is also available on side streets. You won't want to miss this attraction- especially the breathtaking views at Sunset. Holmes Beach is the best of Florida- less then 10 minutes from the Bay View House!


Feed the Manatees that swim just off our dock everyday- you won't want to miss seeing these gentle giants up close!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: Hi, we're the Daltons! We have lived in the Bay View House since 1985 and raised our three beautiful children there. Now we're off on the adventure of retirement and plan to travel around the country in our motor-home. We know you'll love the Bay View House the same way our family has- it's the ideal place to make memories together!

Why the Owner Chose Palma Sola Bay:
We have lived in Bradenton for 37 years and know that it's one of Floridas best kept secrets. Besides our award-winning beaches, Bradenton has the laid-back feel of a quiet beach town with all the modern amenities of a big city. Even better, The Bay View House is uniquely designed for people who love the outdoors- swimming, sunning, bike-riding, and taking long strolls through one of Bradenton's most expensive neighborhoods.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The outdoor lifestyle is King at The Bay View House. Our expansive covered patio, oversized, deep water swimming pool, two large sun-decks, tropical landscape, hot tub, and outdoor kitchen make enjoying the Florida sunshine as relaxing as the luxury accommodations inside. You are also sure to love the great wildlife that loves our property- from the falcon that keeps watch from our dock light, to the egret that drinks from the swimming pool, to the Manatee families that play in our canal with their young calfs- the Bay View House will wow you with a true Florida experience.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Pool and Bayou View

    Pool and Bayou View

  • Pool


  • Close encounter - March 2015

    Close encounter - March 2015

  • Rear Patio

    Rear Patio

  • Game Room

    Game Room

  • Foosball Table and Electronic Darts

    Foosball Table and Electronic Darts

  • Kitchen Area

    Kitchen Area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bunk Room

    Bunk Room

  • Guest Master

    Guest Master

  • Family Bedroom

    Family Bedroom

  • Lanai


  • Bayou View

    Bayou View

  • Front Patio

    Front Patio

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Air Hockey Table and Games Library

    Air Hockey Table and Games Library

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Computer Station

    Computer Station

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Bunk Bedroom - two sets Twin over full - sleeps 6

    Bunk Bedroom - two sets Twin over full - sleeps 6

  • Baby


  • Guest Master Bath

    Guest Master Bath

  • Guest Bath

    Guest Bath

VRBO #410406

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  • Calendar last updated 10/29/2014
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