Absolute Gem: Great Home, Close to Sarasota Beaches, Golf, Baseball, & Fine Food

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Upscale bradenton Florida Waterfront Home


Last updated: 11/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Truly a home away from home. Inviting waterfront home in a great neighborhood. From the moment you enter this well maintained beautifully decorated home you will admire the beautiful hard wood floors , large bedrooms, with very comfortable large beds. The beautiful screened lanai, has plenty of seating for the family to enjoy watching the ducks and birds on the water. The outside patio has a BBQ, and table and chairs for the extended family to join. The BBQ tank can be ready for you for a small additional fee. All bedroom have queens bedroom, including the pull out queen sofa in den. Master has huge walk in closet and private master bathroom with huge walk in shower, 2 sink vanity, and has sliding doors to walk out to lanai. second bedroom has queen bed, with sliding doors to lanai as well and big closet. third bedroom has TV big closet. The second bathroom has full tub with shower with linen closet. The bedroom have all new High end designer comforters, linens, and plenty of soft towels. We also have additional br/den or office with queen pull out couch large TV, and sitting for 5 plus the living room has 2 comfortable couches and large chair. Ceiling fans in all the rooms, Bose stereo in living room . We have high speed wifi throughout house and use Brighstar service so you can get TV or movies on any iPad or device you bring with you. We have 2 large refrigerators in the house, one in kitchen and another full one in garage. Great space to store all your food. kitchen is equipped with dishwasher , stove, plenty of cabinets, 2 pantries , and all you need to enjoy your stay. The laundry room has washer and dryer, ironing board, iron, and extra towels and a large cooler. You have full use of our garage to store your car, we have beach chairs , toys, for you to use. The lake is fully stocked with fish. You can fish right from the back yard. The community offers two pools along with a tennis court and shuffle board court. Pools are very close to house you can walk too, with plenty of chairs and a bathroom at each pool. Special key needed to access pools. The community of Briarwood is right off route 301, and located close to Sarasota, lido and Bradenton beaches, St Armands circle as well as spring training, Mote aquarium, shopping, golf, restaurants and SRQ / Tampa airport, IMG academy, and more . If you need anything or have questions please call me or email.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Small step into house, flat throughout house, small step into shower or out to lanai ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    Master has private BR ceiling fans, walk in closet and lanai...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Big closet and TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 4/Den: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Pull out couch, 2 sofas, chairs and armor for clothes ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Large bed, bed side table dresser drawers and walk out lanai...moreless

  • sleeps 6 adults and 2 kids

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Single sink and vanity...moreless

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Walk in shower, handicap accessible, dual sinks, storage ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The private home is in a lovely development conveniently located within minutes of major shopping, highways, airports and area attractions. Beaches are a short drive. The owners are responsive and live in the nearby area. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Brighthouse Cable so also able to get TV on your iPhones ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    46 in ch flat screen in family room. Other smaller tv's in bedrooms. 3 TV's total...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining room seat 6 has Breakfast bar and outdoor patio table with lounge chairs , and gas BBQ. Gas grill extra charge to fill in advance ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    close by gyms...moreless

  • Garage:

    One vehicle in garage garage door opener provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet and wired high speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets pillows all provided. We leave beds unmade so guests no all is clean on there arrival...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 vehicles in driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Yes free local calls and long distance within US...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bring your own beach towels. Only bath towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    2 pantries and area to each in kitchen , counter to eat at, or in dinining room...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt and pepper, first day's : coffee, paper towel, toliet paper, laundry detergent, dish soap, shampoo, and soap....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two refrigerators extra large one in garage with freezer ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious screened lanai and also paver patio area with patio table and chairs on lake...moreless

  • Golf:

    many course nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can provide you with Kyacking please inquire with owner in advance for extra fee...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 community pools and tennis court available for your use....moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May - Dec
May 1 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$700 $2,950
Dec 19 - Apr 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$900 $3,400

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


Light cleaning is provide as part of rental fee. Additional cleaning charge for more then 5 adults is $75.00, and an additional fee per week for more than 6 adults , fee is 50 dollars per person per week. If you want propane ready for BBQ please ask me, or if you need crib etc. These can be provided for an additional fee

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several golf courses within a mile
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 75
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lido Beach, Siesta Key, Anna Maria

Car: Necessary

great location , beautiful neighborhood for taking walks, riding bikes, tons of restaurants near buy, a publix, Walmart, SAMs club less then a mile away. Close to highway 75 and 301 so short drive to lido, seista key, <( voted # 1 beach in the US) close to Anna Maria island, beaches, golfing, boat marina near by to rent charters, near Mote Marine Aquarium, St. Armand's Shopping, Barrier Islands, Jungle Gardens, Spring Training ballparks for Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees, miniature golf, horseback riding on Anna Maria, air balloon riding, regatta races, rowing , strawberry festival, local farms, Amish restaurant and farmers market, Sarasota SOLO theater, Ven Wezel theater, Sunshine Skyway fishing piers and IMG academy


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Joe and Eileen Antonelli grew up in NY and have been married for over 30 years . Eileen is a Registered Nurse and Joe works in pulmonary research. We vacationed all over Florida for over 28 years but fell in love with Bradenton when our two daughters came her to go to Ringling College, for animation and one for design and sculpting. We both the home for both our daughter while they went to school and so we could visit them. We then bought moved to Bradenton permanently in 2011. We now are grandparents and spend time enjoying our kids, as well as spend a lot of time boating and fishing in manatee river.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Both of our daughters attended Ringling College and they lived in this house during that time. We love this community, the view, and the neighbors are the best. Our daughters live the area, and we still have our family stay here at this house when they come down from the NE to visit us to get away from the cold! We personally take care of this house, and treat our guests like family.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A beautiful house that we are proud to have family and friends stay in. The hotels do not compare. This is Close to everything, has everything you need, close to great restaurants, fun activities, great neighborhood for kids to play. Close to Walmart, Publix, Sam's club. A home away from home Large roomy space with everything you need and a great lake behind the house. The duck, and birds are beautiful to watch in the morning with a cup of coffee. Neighbors are very friendly, and helpful.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Upscale bradenton Florida Waterfront Home

    Upscale bradenton Florida Waterfront Home

  • 2 Communities Pools Spacious area overlooking lake

    2 Communities Pools Spacious area overlooking lake

  • living room

    living room

  • Master bedroom with door to lanai

    Master bedroom with door to lanai

  • Third bedroom with large closets

    Third bedroom with large closets

  • Den with TV and pull out couch, rocker chair and love seat

    Den with TV and pull out couch, rocker chair and love seat

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • extra seating area

    extra seating area

  • Family living room and dining area

    Family living room and dining area

  • view from backyard

    view from backyard

  • view from yard fish filled lake, with ducks and lily pads

    view from yard fish filled lake, with ducks and lily pads

  • New tennis court and shuffle board court

    New tennis court and shuffle board court

  • master bedroom with queen bed and patio with views of the water. walk in closet

    master bedroom with queen bed and patio with views of the water. walk in closet

  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • kitchen


  • Spacious screened in lanai overlooking the water

    Spacious screened in lanai overlooking the water

  • Second full bath with tub

    Second full bath with tub

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • large Laundry room with washer dryer, iron etc

    large Laundry room with washer dryer, iron etc

  • tropical paradise

    tropical paradise

  • soft warm sandy beaches

    soft warm sandy beaches

VRBO #485427

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 22, 2015

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