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True Beachfront Beach House on Private Beach

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Last updated: 07/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Manasota Key house description

Are you looking for the perfect beach house hide-a-way on a tropical island with your own deserted beach; a beach house and beach so private and secluded that you are likely to see more dolphins than people? Do you dream of a beach that is littered with shells and fossilized sharks teeth, where you can watch one magnificent sunset after another? Then we have your dream come true.

Our beach house is on a secluded beach that makes up the barrier island of Manasota Key. Our beach is a very quiet beach. The entire island is a conservation area. You can often sit for hours and not see even another person. The sand is covered with gorgeous shells and numerous sharks’ teeth. About 20 feet off shore is one of the few Florida West Coast Reefs in just a few feet of water; perfect for snorkeling and fishing. There are abundant tropical and game fish. Our beach is know to be one of the best shore fishing spots in entire county. Yet you are just a 10 minute drive back to the main land for restaurants and stores.

Known as the 'Gem of the Sun Coast', Manasota Key is home to majestic dolphins, gentle manatees, million year old shark teeth, and thousands upon thousands of gorgeous shells...and of course, FISHING! catch your fair share of grouper, snook, redfish, tarpon, snapper, and list goes on and on! If you're looking for privacy and seclusion with the ability to be at restaurants and shopping within minutes then you have found your place in the world! Don't miss out on your chance to vacation in PARADISE, feast on SEAFOOD, and RELAX in the crystal clear waters of Manasota Key!

We have two screened porches; one right on the beach, perfect for watching enchanting sunsets while dolphins play in the waves. The other screened porch is attached to our house, about 100 feet back from the beach, for barbecue and relaxing. Between the sand and our beach house is our private backyard filled with hundreds of towering palm trees. The house has new appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, three TVs, and cable TV with HBO, ShowTime and extra sports channels as well as dependable high speed cable internet, with Wi-Fi. Each bedroom and the living room have speakers to plug your smart phone in to for listening to all your favorite music. Golf, tennis, restaurants, and shopping are only minutes away on the mainland.

Board games, puzzles and games provided for the kids to play.

Keywords: Beach Home, Beach House

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome:

        X Box, board games, and puzzles are provided...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Dishwasher
      • Microwave
      • Cooking Utensils
      • Kitchen
      • Ice Maker
      • Refrigerator
      • Pantry Items
      • Oven
      • Coffee Maker
      • Toaster

      Amenities

      • Iron & Board
      • Parking
      • Towels Provided
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Heating
      • Parking Off Street
      • Linens Provided
      • Air Conditioning
      • Washing Machine

      Other Amenities

          • Stereo with ipod and MP3 connectors in each bedroom and the living room...moreless

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Books
          • Video Library
          • Video Games

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Telephone
          • Broadband Access
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Gazebo
          • Deck / Patio

          Theme

              • Away From It All

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Directly on private Gulf of Mexico Beach...moreless

              • Oceanfront

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Jet Skiing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Sailing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Basketball Court
              • Parasailing
              • Kayaking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Water Tubing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Medical Services
              • Paddle Boating
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Reefs
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Standard rate
              Apr 1 - Sep 5, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,250 $7,500

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Value Season
              Sep 6 - Dec 12, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,000 $6,000

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Winter 2015
              Dec 13 - Mar 31, 2015
              28 night min stay

              $2,500 $8,000
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $2,250 $7,500

              Changeover Day: Saturday

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

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 07/16/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              Car: Necessary

              Activities On Site, beach, sand dollars, sharks teeth, dolphin, manatee and sea turtle watching, redfish, & snook fishing, and relaxing & unwinding with a good book, Activities Nearby, World class tarpon fishing, nature walks, kayaks, canoes, bicycles, wave runners, & boats of all kinds available to rent at nearby marinas, Sightseeing boat tours, Unlimited restaurants nearby - from the common to world class dining, Championship golf courses within minutes of island

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: My family and I are water and beach lovers. We enjoy SCUBA diving, boating, wake boarding and jet skiing. When we get tired we just sit back and enjoy the sunset.

              Why the Owner Chose Manasota Key:
              We bought this cottage because of its quiet and secluded location away from all of the hustle and bustle. We were looking for a beach that we could just sit back and read a book and feel like the whole world is ours. No body to disturb us.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We enjoy our cute cottage. It has everything we need to enjoy our selves and relax. When we arrive at our cottage we can take off our watches and set our internal clocks to island time. We collect shark's teeth. We go out on the boat. We bar-b-que with friends. It is a total paradise.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Our Cuddlefish Beach Cottage

                Our Cuddlefish Beach Cottage

              • Gulf of Mexico view from our Cuddlefish. Right out the door to your own beach.

                Gulf of Mexico view from our Cuddlefish. Right out the door to your own beach.

              • Living room looks out on Gulf of Mexico

                Living room looks out on Gulf of Mexico

              • Our clean and comfortable bathroom.

                Our clean and comfortable bathroom.

              • The private entrance to our Cuddlefish Beach Cottage

                The private entrance to our Cuddlefish Beach Cottage

              • Cottage in the background, backyard, screened porch and chairs, waiting for you!

                Cottage in the background, backyard, screened porch and chairs, waiting for you!

              • Spend your vacation right on the white beach of a beautiful tropical island

                Spend your vacation right on the white beach of a beautiful tropical island

              • We have almost 200 palm trees on our almost 1 acre.  A true tropical paradise.

                We have almost 200 palm trees on our almost 1 acre. A true tropical paradise.

              • Second bedroom with king size bed.

                Second bedroom with king size bed.

              • Master bedroom with direct beach view, while laying in bed.

                Master bedroom with direct beach view, while laying in bed.

              • Arial view of our Cuddlefish Cottage..

                Arial view of our Cuddlefish Cottage..

              • Our Cottage in the background, backyard, screened porch on the sand and chairs.

                Our Cottage in the background, backyard, screened porch on the sand and chairs.

              • Your private, shaded, screened, lanai, with kayak, right on the beach!

                Your private, shaded, screened, lanai, with kayak, right on the beach!

              • Kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances

                Kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances

              • Our Cottage, as seen from our beach.

                Our Cottage, as seen from our beach.

              • Cuddlefish Beach Cottage sign lets you know you are in paradise.

                Cuddlefish Beach Cottage sign lets you know you are in paradise.

              • Watch enchanting sunsets from our screened porch right on the beach.

                Watch enchanting sunsets from our screened porch right on the beach.

              • View of back yard and beach from the Cottage

                View of back yard and beach from the Cottage

              • A thin sliver of paradise in a protected conservation area.

                A thin sliver of paradise in a protected conservation area.

              • Master bedroom with king size bed.

                Master bedroom with king size bed.

              VRBO #49633

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              This listing was first published here in 2003.

              Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

              $2,000 - $2,500 per week (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/16/14
              Minimum stay: 7-28 nights
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