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Over 1,000 square foot private first floor apartment; 2BR one Bath with 50 foot long fully screened porch with alfresco dining. Amazing surroundings, lush natural landscaping. Owners reside on the second floor. At this peaceful refuge, you will awaken to the sound of exotic Florida birds such as Limpkin, Gallinule or perhaps a feeding Osprey.
Cast a line for largemouth bass or take a stroll down the pathway leading to the river and across a small bridge to the island where a hammock with your favorite book beckons. This home was featured in the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Style magazine. 'The Braden River is tranquil, reflective and deep along the property, filled with fish, turtles and water birds. Ken Kinzie and Jeanne Chinnis enjoy their peaceful haven within surburbia' The luxury apartment has the following amenities; two bedrooms, one bath, private entrance, full kitchen, private laundry, icomfort memory foam mattress, WiFi, outdoor grill. Kayaks, Pedal boat and bicycles are available for guests enjoyment Fishing rods provided for guests. Comfortably sleeps 3.
Rate is for 2 adults; $15 dollars per day per person (after 2) with maximum of 4 guests.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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The Braden River is excellent for kayaking or boating with a very short drive to boat ramp. Within easy driving range to Sarasota & Anna Maria Island beaches and golf courses. The apartment is minutes from the Lecom Medical School Campus. Other close attractions include the Mall at University Town Center and the new world class rowing center at Nate Benderson Park, scheduled to host the national rowing championships in 2017. One and a half miles from I-75 and Twenty minutes to Sarasota Airport. Forty Five minute drive to Tampa International and 30 minute drive to St. Pete/Clearwater airport.
Owners reside on second floor of residence and are available as needed to greet guest's and provide information about the area and nearby attractions, such as Selby Gardens, Ringling museum and other outstanding cultural attractions.
The neighborhood is in the Sarasota & Lakewood Ranch area, only 3 miles from University Parkway, University Town Center & Nathan Benderson Park. Guests will enjoy a very private, relaxed wooded environment. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy professional baseball, pro football, soccer and hockey, all less than one hour away.
Year Purchased: 1996
Why the Owner Chose Lakewood Ranch: For the extraordinary privacy in an old Florida riverfront setting with it's own private island.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: Close to Sarasota and Bradenton, one interstate exit from upscale shopping and dining at University Town Center. Minutes from LeCom Medical School and less than 10 miles from IMG Academy. Short drive to area beaches.