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Our villa is a beautiful, fully equipped 4-bedroom & 3 en-suite bathroom home in a lakeside setting, landscaped with palms & shrubs. It has a 28' x 14' caged luxury pool and extended deck equipped with sun loungers and comfort pads. The villa has a lanai, with table & chairs for alfresco dining and also has a ceiling fan. There is a dining area next to the kitchen, with table and chairs, and also a formal dining area. The family room, with a sofa and loveseat, has 46inch flat screen cable HDTV with DVD. A separate lounge area, at the front of the house, has a sofa & loveseat. The master bedroom has a king size bed, flat-screen TV and a large ensuite bathroom, 2 basins, tub & separate shower. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and bathroom. Both bedrooms overlook the pool / lake. The third and fourth bedrooms, both with twin beds, have access to the third bathroom. All bedrooms have dressers or chests of drawers and generous closets, the one in the master bedroom being walk-in.
Extra photographs and a virtual tour: Please use the virtual tour below for further photographs . You may need java to view this. A free download is available from the java.com website. Please note that since this virtual tour was photographed the TV in the front lounge has been removed. There is now a flat screen TV in the master bedroom and a 46inch flat screen TV with PVR in the family room.
The master bedroom, with king size bed, has a large ensuite bathroom with 2 basins, tub and separate shower. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and is next to the pool bathroom.
The third and fourth bedrooms, both with twin beds, have access to the third bathroom. All bedrooms have dressers or chests of drawers and generous closets, the one in the master bedroom being walk-in....moreless
The home has three bathrooms.
Bathroom two is also accessible from the pool area.
Bedroom three and four share bathroom three....moreless
Pool and beach toys/inflatables available.
Eight beach chairs and two parasols (UV50+) with stands and picnic mat for fun days at the beach.
We have built up an extensive collection of quality film DVDs for guests to enjoy in the evening if they so wish. Or while away the hours with a good book from our wide selection available....moreless
ALL RENTAL RATES INCLUDE TOURIST TAX, LINENS, TOWELS AND FINAL CLEAN. NO HIDDEN COSTS!
POOL HEATING £65 or 100 US Dollars PER WEEK.
Highchair, cot, PlayStation, barbecue etc. available for hire from our Management Company.
Reductions available for bookings of longer than 2 weeks or for SMALL PARTY BOOKINGS OF FEWER THAN 5 PEOPLE.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Mandalay is situated on the Sarasota border allowing easy access to both local theatres and the Van-Wezel Concert Hall. The world famous white sandy beach on Siesta Key, consistently voted as America's number 1 beach, Lido Beach and Longboat Key are only a short drive away. Relaxing days can be spent swimming, fishing or participating in the many local watersports in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There are several nine and eighteen hole golf courses nearby which are available for visitors to use. If you enjoy shopping this area is ideal. The new University Town Centre Mall, which is only a ten minute drive away, opened in Oct 2014 and caters for every taste and includes many top-end shops and restaurants. One of the largest outlet malls in Florida only 25 minutes drive away, at Ellenton. There is also the exquisite St Armarnds Circle, closeby, where there are numerous boutiques and restaurants.
Other attractions include Busch Gardens which is about 45 minutes drive and the various theme parks of Orlando which are only 90 minutes drive.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Our property is owned by two retired couples who have lived in North Norfolk for 35 years but who love to spend time in our Florida home during the winter months.
Why the Owner Chose Mandalay: We are proud of our luxury villa set in beautiful surroundings overlooking a lake within a small gated community. As we spend many months here each year ourselves we are able to keep it in tip-top condition. A typical guest comment is that this villa is 'by far the best they have stayed in' and that ours is 'top of the list'.
We chose to buy here because of its proximity to Sarasota and all that this city has to offer. It has wonderful beaches, shopping malls, including the new University Town Centre, a multitude of restaurants as well as easy access to many cultural facilities such as cinemas, theatres, the opera house, and concert halls. It is a golfers paradise with courses to suit all abilities nearby. Other sporting facilities include boating/sailing or kayaking on the bay, rowing at the new International Rowing Centre or even watching polo at Lakewood Ranch.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: We fell in love with this villa when we opened the front door and saw uninterrupted views to the pool area and the sparkling lake and wildlife beyond. There is a feeling of spaciousness and light throughout the villa that makes for a relaxing stay.