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The view is amazing! The condo overlooks the pristine white sand beach and has a beautiful Gulf view. This second floor gulf front condo has a heated pool and a tennis court. This recent remodeled condo is furnished to an exceptional contemporary standard, with travertine flooring throughout, new beds, furniture and appliances (sounddock system for your iPod, Nespresso coffee machine, Blu-Ray player (CD, DVD,Blu-Ray), flat screens TV's in every room (32' and 47') and free WiFi. The Master bedroom has a Californian King and the Guest bedroom a Queen and XL Twin. Two bathrooms and a well furnished kitchen, washer/dryer. You may sun, relax or walk for miles...shelling is outstanding. Several golf courses are nearby. Longboat Key, a barrier isle, is nestled between Sarasota bay and the Gulf of Mexico, recently voted #2 in the Condé Nast Traveler 2010 Readers' Choice Awards for Top Islands in North America. Whitney Beach is located on the north end of the island. All rooms have new flatscreens TV's. In the bedrooms 32'' and in the living room 47' (Vizio HDTV). In the living room there is also a Blu-ray player (CD, DVD, Blu-Ray) with wireless internet app, so you can experience the functionality or features of Netflix, Pandora, and Vudu. You can enjoy online movies, tv shows, music & more. All from the internet. Bose Sounddock system for your iPod4 or Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker. You can enjoy your music wirelessly from your smarthphone, tablet, laptop or other bluetooth enabled device. Nespresso coffee machine in the kitchen.
The master bedroom is well equipped with a Californian King sized bed (with an excellent new Simmons quality mattress), bedside tables, lamps, flatcreen TV (32'), a walk in closed and a bathroom. When you wake up you can enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico from this master bedroom. New linen and toweling is provided. The guest bedroom has a Queen and Twin (Extra Large) bed and have also new top grade mattrasses, bedside tables, lamps, a flatscreen TV 32' and wardrobe space. The second bathroom is situated next to this bedroom. Each of the bedrooms are decorated in a contemporary style and are light and airy. The guest bedroom has a separate space with desk for a computer and there is a printer for your convenience. Playard for a baby is also available. Air-conditioning / heating is provided in each of the bedrooms....moreless
There are 2 bathrooms in total for your convenience. The guest bathroom has a shower, toilet, sink and several mirrors. The master bedroom contains a bath with shower, toilet, sink and several mirrors. Both bathrooms can be accessed from de bedroom. Hair dryer is provided and there are plenty of good quality towels and beach towels....moreless
In the living room is a flatcreen TV 47'' (Vizio HDTV). There is also a Blu-ray player (CD, DVD, Blu-Ray) with wireless internet app, and you can have access to your accounts at Netflix, Pandora, and Vudu. You can enjoy online movies, tv shows, music & more. All from the internet. Enjoy your own music from your own iPod on the Bose Sounddock system or from the Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Mobile speaker. There is a nespressomachine at your disposal. There is also an american coffee machine....moreless
There is a Bose Soundlink system Bluetooth Mobile speaker. You can enjoy your music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or other Bluetooth device....moreless
Satellite / Cable
Books For Adults
Away From It All
local services and businesses
sports and adventure activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Seating for 6 people
You can use the telephone for free for local calls....moreless
Low Season (jun/jul/aug/sept) Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014 28 night min stay
Season (oct/nov) Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014 28 night min stay
Pre Season (dec/jan) Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2015 28 night min stay
Peak Season (feb/mar) Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2015 27 night min stay
High Season (apr) Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015 29 night min stay
My Standard Rate 29 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning fee$150 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Application fee Whitney Beach$100
VAT Tax Rate6%
Stay Tax *5.5%
* This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.
In order to confirm an reservation, we require a 35% advance deposit and a signed rental agreement. We also require that you complete the Whitney Beach application.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Nearest airport: at 15 miles. International Airport Tampa at 60 miles. Car: recommended Longboat Key is a barrier island off the coast of Sarasota and Bradenton, approximately 60 miles south of Tampa, and easily accessible by car and from the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. Interstate 75 and US 41 are the major routes into the area. Coming from the north you can reach Longboat Key through Bradenton by way of exit #41 off Interstate 75. When travelling from the south use Exit #39 west to US 41. Stretching eleven miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key provides an ideal beach and bay front setting. Far from traffic, noise and everyday hustle, Longboat Key offers a relaxed, quiet, secluded atmosphere. You won't find mini-malls, towering billboards or glaring neon signs. Instead you are welcomed to a land of tasteful luxury and tempting quiet pleasures.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We live and work in Amsterdam and have a young daughter. In our sparetime we love to go walking, invite friends for a nice diner or visit one of the many Museums in Amsterdam. Amsterdam packs tons of variety into a fairly small space so there is always a lot to do. Amsterdam’s Canal Ring, the bridges, barges and bicycles set a typical Amsterdam scène. We love to work and live here but Longboat Key is our favorite place for a relaxing vacation.
Why the Owner Chose Whitney Beach: Theo visited Longboat Key 25 years ago and he thought at that time, this is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen and here is where I want to buy a condo when it is possible. His dream came truth in 2009. We updated this Gulffront condo to an European modern style and are very happy with it.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: First class accommodation that is ideally located for a very relaxing vacation. Private beach, wheather, friendly people, first class restaurants and nature of Longboat Key. This kind of nature and beaches you do not find in Europa and that makes this an unique place.