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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We spent two months here and had a difficult time leaving. The condo was perfect, clean, well equipped and spacious with lots of storage space and a large kitchen/living room which was great for entertaining. There was lots of room to sit out on the screened lanai off the living room and the open deck off the master bedroom to watch sunrises and sunsets. It has one of the best located heated pools on Manasota Key, beautifully landscaped and overlooking Lemon Bay. Everyone in the development was very friendly and the 2 minute walk across the street to the Gulf was very convenient. Also, the restaurants and bars were only a 15 minute walk away. The owners were delightful and accommodating, and any issue was handled promptly. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to return to this property, but alternatively would rather keep it a secret, so others don't discover this hidden gem. Thanks Howard and Martee for a memorable vacation."
Guest: Tom & NancyDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: February 13, 2015
"This Christmas Holiday was our second stay at the Sandbox. It did get a lil loud on New Years Eve night. Neighbors shot off lots of powerful fireworks that shook the house and drove our dogs crazy. We fell in love with this property on our first stay in June 2014. The house is comfortable and has everything you could possibly need to enjoy a beach get away. Just add groceries and you are set to enjoy a wonderful beach getaway. Just a few steps to the beach for the day for shelling, shark tooth hunting, or just soaking up some sun and listening to the waves. We are booked again for this June and I am beyond ready to arrive! Love Love Love this house and the beach! The owners are extremely nice, quick to reply for your requested dates. Met them in person and they are just a sweet couple and I can't thank them enough for sharing their home and allowing us to bring our precious fur babies who love being there with us. We will continue to enjoy this little bit of heaven!"
Guest: BeachloverDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
"My family and our dogs spent a few days here this past April and we had a blast. The house had everything we needed and was literally only steps away from a lovely uncrowded beach. It's on a very quiet street and we all enjoyed sitting outside under the stars in the evening listening to the waves roll in. The owner was very responsive to our needs and you can tell he has put a great deal of thought and care into his property. If you are looking for a spot to enjoy the beach but don't want to deal with the crowds and noise I highly recommend this house."
Guest: Titus Q.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 11, 2015
"We decided to make a trip to Florida at the very last minute over 4th of July weekend. Since July is not peak season, I had my pick of many rentals. We had never rented a house before, so I was a little nervous about how everything would go. I called the number listed at about 9:00 at night thinking I would leave a message, but the owner answered. We chatted for about 20 minutes and I knew this was the place for us. Darlene went above and beyond to make sure our family (2 adults and 2 kids) would be comfortable and have everything we could possibly need. We rented the upstairs house (Capt. Quarters) and it was beautiful. We had a nice view of the Gulf from our porch, and the beach was only 100 or so steps away. Perfect for letting the boys walk back to the house by themselves to grab some of the many beach toys Darlene provided. Darlene made the boys feel so special, and made us all feel like family. The area never felt crowded, the beach was beautiful, and there was lots to do in the area. My boys came home with 15+ baggies full of shark teeth and other prehistoric finds from the beach. We all agreed this was our favorite vacation so far, and can not wait to visit again and see Darlene. The only bad part was leaving :("
Guest: Danielle F.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015