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2BR/2BA Cottage Steps to Bay, 1mi to Nokomis Beach/Casey Key

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Last updated: 11/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Nokomis house description

This quaint cottage home is the PERFECT place to relax, and to also enjoy the tropical landscaping while sitting on our private wood deck. It is located in a very quiet and safe neighborhood on a lot with numerous flowering plants and palms. We are less than a mile (and much closer 'as the crow flies') from one of the most BEAUTIFUL beaches in the world - Nokomis beach and Casey Key.

You can easily ride a bike or walk to the beach! The road leading to the beach was just repaved and now includes a bike path. On the way to the beach, stop in at Pelican Alley (for the BEST crabcakes), or Pop's (fish and chips anyone?) and have a bite to eat...they are great casual restaurants right on the intracoastal waterway. There is also a general store, homemade ice cream, a surf shop, and water sports rentals all within walking distance of our home.

Our home features a private screened in patio made of terracotta tile with a teak wooden table and chairs for outdoor dining. The screened lanai area opens up to an open-air, private wooden deck which is surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. This area is perfect for star watching at night, tanning in private, or for letting your children go outside to play in an enclosed and safe place! There's even a hammock for that favorite book (or maybe a nap?). It is a very spacious deck. It's the most amazing open-air, peaceful feeling...

The inside of the home is like new... freshly painted and newly decorated. There is a beautiful small dining room area... perfect for a nice dinner. There are many comfortable places to sit and relax throughout the home, which is very comfortable and cheery. We offer big closets in the bedrooms and dressers for all of your storage needs. There is a breakfast nook and also a beautiful, small dining area.

The other feature about this house that we must mention is that no matter which window or door you are looking out of, the view is gorgeous. Our lot is a corner lot, so the views feel very open as is the 'tropical nature' around our home. Here, you will find locals walking, running, or biking in our pedestrian friendly neighborhood.

There are even 3 neighborhood parks - all within a few blocks of our home. 2 are directly on the waters of Lyons Bay for your fishing pleasure. THE CLOSEST BEING ONLY STEPS FROM OUR FRONT DOOR!

The historical downtown Venice is only two miles south and provides quaint antique shops. Siesta Key and the Village is only 25 minutes north, as is Sarasota's Main Street which features many restaurants and shops. Visit St Armands Circle, 35 minutes north for more great shopping and restaurants! Disney World and all of the other Orlando attractions are just 2 hours away!

One more reason why you will want to come to Nokomis is that every WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY night on the beach is 'drums by the sunset' which you have to experience in order to appreciate the beauty of it. Anyone who has a drum... any kind of drum... will bring it to the beach where a big group of local drummers drum their drums until the sun sets (starting an hour before sundown).

There you will find locals and tourists alike dining in the sand, playing in the sand and dancing in the sand. I'll never forget the first time we witnessed it. We were mesmerized! There were families with blankets all over the beach, kids playing, honeymooners enjoying the romantic mood, people with lightweight plastic tables and chairs made up to look ELEGANT with beautiful tablecloths and linen napkins, etc, champagne on ice, wine, fruit and cheese platters, and anything else you could IMAGINE to bring in a picnic basket or cooler.

All of that coupled with the great SUNSET and the beat of the drums is an amazing experience...


We look forward to serving you in any way we can and if you have ANY additional questions, just CALL Michelle or Steve right now!

Keywords: Single-Family Home

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                We'd like to maintain our home a smoke-free enviroment....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Please inquire directly regarding our pet policy...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • A BOSE WAVE CD/radio for room filling sound, Convection Toaster/Oven, Coffee Maker, Tea Kettle, Blender, Steamer, Toaster, Mixer, Waffle-Maker, Orange-Juicer in the kitchen. We also provide beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers, and beach towels; everything you need for your stays on our white sandy beaches....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    100+ hardcover and paperbacks of various subject matter and genre. Including some interesting and fun current and historical Florida facts....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Basic cable provided. ...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    A Bose Wave CD player and radio....moreless

                  • Television:

                    A 46' flat panel HDTV (with blue tooth sound bar), a smart Blue-Ray player (with internet capability), and VCR in living room. a 27' TV and DVD in second bedroom, and a 3rd TV in the master bedroom...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    a large assortment of Blue-Ray, DVDs and VCR tapes are on hand...moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Water View:

                        Looking northwest between million dollar waterfront homes is a glimpse of the tranquil Lyons Bay....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access:

                        Broadband internet included at no extra charge...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        Decorative only....moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        No fitness room. We do, however, have a weight set available for guests' use....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        is used only as a storage for beach equipment, yard tools, and whatever our guests should bring during their stay....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet:

                        Broadband and wi-fi is included....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking:

                        Off street/driveway....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        oversize driveway can accommodate 5 automobiles...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        driveway suitable for RV, Boat, or Trailer...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        We provide beach towels in addition to the normal use in-home towels....moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WiFi included at no extra charge...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Beautiful marble hearth showcases this original, non-operational fireplace...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        A fully updated kitchen...moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        A new extra large over-the-stove Maytag ...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        in addition to the standard oven, a smaller convection oven is included....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        a very large deck with a nice glass table and chairs, umbrella, and hammock....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Kayak hangers in garage for 2 kayaks...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        An inviting screened lanai, surrounded by tropical plants, perfect for watching the sunrise while sipping that morning coffee (or tea)...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        a well-manicured and landscaped setting...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        charcoal...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        a small semi-circular brick patio with 2 nice chairs for those colorful sunsets....moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        2 air mattresses and other floatation devices...moreless

                       

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                      peak season
                      Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,295 $2,795
                      * 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
                      • Pet Fee $75
                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      NO CLEANING FEE!!!


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                      Last updated: 11/17/2014
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                      Location

                      Stocked with plenty of games and puzzles for those relaxing days indoors. Also provided for your enjoyment are beach chairs, an umbrella, and food and beverage coolers for those trips to the beach.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      Why the Owner Chose Nokomis:
                      Nokomis/Casey Key - with its building height restrictions - is an 'old Florida' oasis in a state abounding with high rise beach-front condominiums. Here you will find miles long pristine white sandy beaches that suits both the family atmosphere, and also more secluded spots for those seeking out the private, romantic getaway.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Walk or ride bikes on a peninsula with an eclectic mix of multi-million dollar homes, the more modest single family homes, dotted with 1920's era Spanish style homes. Or launch kayaks at the neighborhood park only 2 homes away.


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                      • corner view of the front of my home

                        corner view of the front of my home

                      • head on view from the street

                        head on view from the street

                      • walkway to our front door

                        walkway to our front door

                      • sharing some thoughts

                        sharing some thoughts

                      • Looking out from the lanai.  There's a street out there somewhere.

                        Looking out from the lanai. There's a street out there somewhere.

                      • living room fireplace view

                        living room fireplace view

                      • kitchen with dining room and backyard patio in the background.

                        kitchen with dining room and backyard patio in the background.

                      • master bedroom

                        master bedroom

                      • partial view of master bath

                        partial view of master bath

                      • Side yard facing lush landscaping concealing our large deck and home.

                        Side yard facing lush landscaping concealing our large deck and home.

                      • view of the back of our home

                        view of the back of our home

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                        our home shaded green. parks in red.

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                        from across the street

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                        another view of the front of my home

                      • entrance to our home

                        entrance to our home

                      • Partial view of the screened lanai which opens to the deck in background.

                        Partial view of the screened lanai which opens to the deck in background.

                      • partial view of our living room

                        partial view of our living room

                      • Part of the main living room with breakfast area in background.

                        Part of the main living room with breakfast area in background.

                      • Dining room with sitting/reading room in the background.

                        Dining room with sitting/reading room in the background.

                      • Second bedroom.  Not shown is a 27' TV, stocked bookcase and  walk-in closet.

                        Second bedroom. Not shown is a 27' TV, stocked bookcase and walk-in closet.

                      • Partial view of our large and inviting open-air deck.  Tropical drink, anyone?

                        Partial view of our large and inviting open-air deck. Tropical drink, anyone?

                      • side yard view with growing landscaping concealing the large deck

                        side yard view with growing landscaping concealing the large deck

                      • bamboo screening the back of my home

                        bamboo screening the back of my home

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                      This listing was first published here in 2005.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

                      $1,295 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/17/2014
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