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Gulf Front with Fantastic Sunsets overlooking miles of glorious soft white sandy beach and smoothing ocean sounds. This is the most pristine and natural part of the Island. Enjoy long relaxing walks on the beach and sunsets. This feels more like a retreat and the Northern End of Longboat Key is unspoiled and is perfect for long walks, shelling, bird watching. It's not unusual to see dolphins playing just off the surf. Plantation shutters give this home the real Florida feel.
December-March Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016 6 night min stay
April-November Apr 1 - Nov 30, 2016 6 night min stay
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Sea Oats #7 is an immaculate, tastefully updated, turnkey furnished, second floor, beachfront residence with panoramic, unobstructed gulf view. Sea Oats is a boutique complex consisting of only 8 units, only a couple of which rent weekly and monthly. This bright corner unit has a wall of windows to the south and glass doors running the length of the 18 ft open balcony facing the Gulf of Mexico. New wood flooring throughout in beautiful white bleached pine. Freshly painted,with new vanities in both bathrooms. Ceilings have a modern, smooth trowel finish. Lighting is recessed with new fixtures and fans, and the kitchen has a tray ceiling with both direct and indirect lighting. Within walking distance of Harry's Cafe and Euphemia Haye , two of Sarasota's best restaurants, on the more peaceful and serene north half of the key. Also within walking distance of an upscale deli, convenience store, bike rentals, UPS store ,ATM and Lazy Lobster for casual seafood lunch or dinner. Enjoy walks on the 12 mile beach daily and beautiful sunsets nightly, overlooking the sand and surf from your own island paradise. Twelve minute drive to St. Armand Circle's various restaurants and shopping- the heart of Sarasota. Sarasota Airport (SRQ) 20 minutes away and Tampa International 1 hour away.
Year Purchased: 2011
About: Paul and Cathy Holmes live in Barrington, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago. Paul is an attorney from Chicago and Cathy is a homemaker/dog walker/ part-time bartender from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Why Sea Oats: Longboat Key is a pristine 12 mile long island only 20 minutes from Sarasota airport and 75 minutes from Tampa International. All private beaches, lush landscaping, and minimal commercial development. Great casual and fine dining restaurants on Longboat Key, St. Armand's Circle and Downtown Sarasota, several within walking distance of our condo. Beach walking, paddleboarding , cycling and sunset watches are common pursuits. Sarasota is known for its fine arts year-round.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: We purchased this condo for the priceless view of the Gulf and sunsets, beautiful private beach and easy access to everything Longboat Key has to offer.
The unit has been completely updated . Enjoy the 46' Sony flatscreen HDTV, cable, WI-FI and 10 foot his and hers stand-up paddleboards.