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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

CLOSEST rental to the beach at Hideaway Bay

Our townhouse has the master suite upstairs with a King size bed and private full bathroom. On the main level we have the 2nd bedroom with Bunkbed. The bunkbed offers a Full size bed over a Full size bed with a Full size pull out trundle. The second bedroom has a full bath in the adjacent hallway that can be made private by simply closing the door to the hall. The main level also has the living room with a brand new fold out double sleeper bed. The fully stocked kitchen and dining area with seating for six, create the 'great room' that is the main living area of the townhouse. The family room has a flat screen television with DirectTV service. Attached to the living area is a screened in porch with table and chairs that looks directly out onto the beach. At the end of the day relax on the screened patio to watch the most beautiful sunsets on Florida's west coast. Our unit is the CLOSEST rental to the beach in all of Hideaway Bay Beach Club with island decor just recently redecorated in 2012.

Below the main level is an enclosed storage area that houses the golf cart, charcoal grill, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach toys, 2 kayaks and many more island friendly items for your enjoyment. The lower level also has an outdoor shower and wash area. It is very popular to enjoy the shade that is offered under the unit to relax and wind down at the end of the day. After the sun goes down enjoy a movie or play a board game with your family from the large library.

Spend your vacation on a boat access ONLY island. No bridges, cars, malls...(no commercial interest) distinctly different, by design. No high-rises, OLD FLORIDA... the last of it's kind. Catch our private Ferry to shuttle you across the ICW to the pristine Little Gasparilla Island. (Named for the legendary...Jose' Gaspar the infamous pirate) This island is for those that want to 'GET AWAY FROM IT ALL' This 7 mile island is known worldwide for the spectacular shells that wash up daily. On a typical day walking the beach you may only encounter a few other people. One third of the island is a State Park so the density on the island is extremely low.

Enjoy your day walking on the beach, basking in the sun, taking a golf cart ride around the island to see the eclectic historic homes and beach cottages. Make friends with all of the critters that call the island home.... Osprey, Gopher tortoise, Great Blue Heron, beach crabs, sand pipers, and just off shore, the world's best Tarpon fishing as well as Red Fish and Snook. A very short walk to the beach is an evening ritual on the island to watch the sun set slowly into the horizon. The darkness of the island will then give way to some of the best star gazing that city dwellers will ever see. There is practically no light pollution on the island. Some may even be lucky enough to witness the magnificent Loggerhead Turtles laying their eggs.

A short five minute ride back to the mainland on our Ferry will bring you within a half mile of the causeway to the luxurious island of Boca Grande, a popular vacation spot for the rich and famous. (former presidents, movie stars, recording artist (Rock & country), film producers, Corporate moguls ... you never know who you will see) Fine dining, shopping and sightseeing await you there.

Paradise, heaven on earth, island life, Hideaway Bay... by any name, it is a vacation you will want to return to as soon as you are able.


UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED:

Check out ..... leave the island on the 10:00 am ferry
Check in........arrive on the island on the 2:00pm ferry

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age for renters 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking allowed on outdoor lanai ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We wish we could allow them, but our homeowners association only allows property owners to bring their pets aboard the ferry....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    HIDE A BED IN LIVING ROOM...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 bunk bed

    Full over Full with a Full Trundle...moreless

  • Upstairs Master bed... King size with private bathroom. Window view of the gulf of Mexico. Downstairs bedroom, Full size bunk beds with a full trundle and full bath Queen fold out in living room ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • outdoor shower not private, but feels great after a swim in the Gulf

Other Amenities

  • This townhouse is the closest rental unit to the beach in all of Hideaway Bay Beach Club, and is newly decorated for your pleasure....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    many books in unit and a lending library at the pool...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    CD's in unit for your use...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    DirecTV in Living room and both bedrooms ...moreless

  • Toys:

    plentiful beach toys under unit in storage area....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Playground

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Watch the sunset melt into the turquoise water of the Gulf of Mexico from our private, screened in front porch.... all that you will need is a glass of wine ;) ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Overlooking a pristine, practically private beach. Just a short cat walk away... approximately 200 steps... and there will be sand between your toes....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The main dining table has a built in leaf that simply flips into place, to seat 6.. and six dining room chairs. outdoor patio also seats 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    lattice storage below unit housing beach chairs, kayaks,...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    free Wi Fi… internet code 9416975665...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    secured parking on the Mainland...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    You are welcome to anything you see in our pantry.. many guest leave their unopened, nonperishables that they never got around to using… ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Golf:

    golf carts available for rental...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    1 sit on top 2 man sit on top 2 man sit inside kayak...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal and electric smoker...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Our large heated pool is comfortable year around...moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
all year
Apr 24 - Oct 20, 2016
4 night min stay
$189
$1,134 $4,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $162 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $133 Nightly

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$189
$1,134 $4,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $162 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $133 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $90
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

If you are going to use the Golf Cart a $50.00 insurance fee is required.

Unless otherwise arranged... Please make note of these times

CHECK IN 2:00 pm ferry

CHECK OUT 10:00 am ferry

We accept personal checks, paypal, MC, VISA, AmEx,Discover and cash… LOL

1/3 of the rental fee is needed to place a hold on your dates. The deposit may be made out to: Debbie Munholand

and mailed to 6101 N Gator Creek Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34241

Deposit is refundable up until 14 days prior to check in.

The entire balance is due 2 weeks prior to check in.


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota, FL
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fishery Restaurant and Lounge
Little Gasparilla Island
Nearest Ferry
500 yards
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sunny Breeze Golf Course
Little Gasparilla Island
Nearest Train
NA
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
FL State Road 776
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fishery Restaurant
Little Gasparilla Island
Nearest Beach
200 steps

Car: Recommended

Spend your vacation on a boat access ONLY island. No bridges, cars, malls...(no commercial interest) distinctly different, by design. No high-rises, OLD FLORIDA... the last of it's kind. Catch our private Ferry to shuttle you across the ICW to the pristine Little Gasparilla Island. ( Named for the legendary...Jose' Gaspar the infamous pirate) This island is for those that want to 'GET AWAY FROM IT ALL' This 7 mile island is known worldwide for the spectacular shells that wash up daily. Enjoy your day walking on the beach, basking in the sun, taking a golf cart ride around the island to see the eclectic historic homes and beach cottages. Make friends with all of the critters that call the island home.... Osprey, Gopher tortoise, Great Blue Heron, beach crabs, sand pipers, and just off shore, the world's best Tarpon fishing as well as Red Fish and Snook. At night walk on the beach to witness the magnificent Loggerhead Turtles laying their eggs.

At the end of the day relax on the screened lani to watch the most beautiful sunsets on Florida's west coast. Our unit is the CLOSEST rental to the beach in all of Hideaway Bay Beach Club with island decor just recently redecorated in 2012.

A short ride (5 minutes ) back to the mainland on our Ferry will bring you within a half mile of the causeway to the luxurious island of Boca Grande, a popular vacation spot for the rich and famous. (former presidents, movie stars, recording artist (Rock & country), film producers, Corporate moguls ... you never know who you will see) Fine dining, shopping and sightseeing await you there.

Paradise, heaven on earth, island life, Hideaway Bay... by any name, it is a vacation you will want to return to as soon as you are able.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: We live in Sarasota, just about 45 minute from the island. We live the hectic life and were looking for a place on the water that we could take our family, totally away from the hustle and bustle of running our family business. We spent almost every weekend on the island when our daughter was young. It was very special to us, because there were no distractions and we could simply 'be a family'. We shelled, snorkeled, boated and fished during the day and at night we played cards, boardgames or watched a movie that we had been wanting to see. It 'forced' us to be a family. Some of the best memories of our lives are from weekends on Little Gasparilla Island. We would not change a thing. Our daughter is now grown with children of her own, and she relishes taking her family there to relive her childhood memories. We invite you and your family to begin a tradition of just simply 'being a family' together in our family's island paradise.

Why the Owner Chose Little Gasparilla Island:
Hideaway Bay Beach Club is unique in that we maintain our own private ferry to and from the island. ALL the other residents on the island must provide their own transportation to and from the island. This was a BIG plus for us. There are only a handful of boat access islands left in FL, that only allow golf cart traffic. We saw it as a 'laid back' type of old Florida that is so very rare these days. Flip flops, shorts, bathing suits, straw hats is the style of the day.... everyday. There's nothing hoity-toity about our little island.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our private Ferry is free for your use during your entire stay. We have a large heated pool that all guests are welcome to use. Beach chairs, umbrellas, golf cart, beach games, and a large selection of videos are all there for your enjoyment. Our well maintained Golf Cart with a lift kit is free for your use during your vacation, by licensed drivers. We provide the golf cart to you as a convenience. PLEASE WASH IT before you put it away when you leave.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Downstairs bedroom with Double size bunk beds with a pull out trundle

    Downstairs bedroom with Double size bunk beds with a pull out trundle

  • Fully equipped Kitchen

    Fully equipped Kitchen

  • The view of the beach from the master bedroom

    The view of the beach from the master bedroom

  • The Golfcart

    The Golfcart

  • The view from our Patio

    The view from our Patio

  • Kayaking in the intercostal is calm and relaxing..

    Kayaking in the intercostal is calm and relaxing..

  • One of the boardwalks to the beach.

    One of the boardwalks to the beach.

  • Typical morning walk… not too crowded.. LOL

    Typical morning walk… not too crowded.. LOL

  • From our family to yours.. we hope you enjoy your island vacation.

    From our family to yours.. we hope you enjoy your island vacation.

  • great room with view of our patio

    great room with view of our patio

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • spiral staircase to upstairs.
Dining table has built in leaf to seat 6

    spiral staircase to upstairs. Dining table has built in leaf to seat 6

  • screened in patio

    screened in patio

  • Heated Pool for year around comfort and relaxation.

    Heated Pool for year around comfort and relaxation.

  • Going down to the beach for the sunset each night is a must.

    Going down to the beach for the sunset each night is a must.

  • birds eye view… blue dot marks our place.

    birds eye view… blue dot marks our place.

  • Little Gasparilla is 7 miles long.

    Little Gasparilla is 7 miles long.

  • Lagerhead turtles lay their eggs at night.. VERY well protected by LAW...

    Lagerhead turtles lay their eggs at night.. VERY well protected by LAW...

  • Many protected and threatened  species make the island their home. PROTECTED!

    Many protected and threatened species make the island their home. PROTECTED!

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