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Located on River Strand, situated on an exclusive gated community within Heritage Harbour (near Bradenton, Sarasota and the Gulf Coast) this property overlooks a nature reserve from the lanai. It has floor space in excess of 2,400 square feet and offers two separate living rooms and a games room. Cable with 42” plasma TV, DVD, iPod dock are all standard in this property which is a short drive from a choice of several of the most beautiful beaches in South West Florida. The large pool area compliments by extended decking area for sunbathing and entertaining. River Strand has community facilities offering a pool, tennis, soccer and basketball courts and a children's play area together with a fully stocked fishing lake.
Local Facilities: Ideal for 'Snowbirds' , active families, golfers or those just wishing to relax in the Florida sunshine in great surroundings. Guests are welcome to enjoy the on-site facilities, namely; River Strand Golf Courses, Baseball/ Basketball/ Soccer facilities, Jogginng and Cycle Tracks, Canoeing / Boating / Fishing Lake, Children's Playground, Picnic Area. The gated community provides a safe environment for children and the many wetlands are teeming with water and bird life.
Pool Heat: Payable locally ($150 per week) should it be required. Please ask for heat at the time of booking.
Bathroom 1 has a separate walk-in shower and a deep bath tub. There are also 2 vanity basins and ample storage (large walk-in closet)...moreless
All linen, bath & beach towels provided. There is an assortment of pool toys, a cool box and there are several beach chairs and an umbrella for your use. Baby cots, high chairs, BBQ’s and play stations can be hired from the local management company (payable locally – please order at time of booking). At the centre of the community there is a play area, volleyball net, basketball hoops and community pool - an ideal place for children and adults to make new friends. The swimming pool area comes supplied with a fitted child screen in accordance with current legislation. The pool is equipped with a filtration system and electric pool heater (subject to a charge of $150 per week should it be required)....moreless
Final clean costs $50. Pool heating is available at $150 per week. A deposit of 20% is required to confirm booking.
A security deposit will be required via the local Management company. For longer term rentals, we can arrange transfer of membership of the River Strand Golf Club (27 excellent holes) for 2 adults/2 children (under 21) for a one off fee of $160 payable to River Strand.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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World Famous beaches of Anna Maria Island, Sarasota Bay & Longboat Key are only a 30minute drive away, where you can spend the day swimming, fishing or lazing on a beautiful white sandy beach. Located just 90 minutes from Orlando and the Disney and Universal Studios theme parks and just over half an hour from Busch Gardens our villa is the perfect base for a family holiday. If shopping is your idea of a holiday, this area has numerous shops and malls in Bradenton and Sarasota plus one of the largest outlet malls in Florida only 15 minutes drive away at Ellenton (Prime Outlets). There is also the exquisite St Armands Circle just outside Sarasota for those with the taste for expensive boutiques and restaurants.
Golf: This area is, without doubt, a golfers paradise with over 50 courses to choose from within the Sarasota / Bradenton area There are 4 courses within 5 minutes or so of the house, each of which is well worth playing and boast plenty of wildlife! Green fees vary by season / time of day / but are very reasonable overall. River Strand - 27 holes of great golf course with 3 distinct 9 hole courses some adjoining the Manatee River. Temporary membership of River Strand is available.