Make this vacation rental home, your home away from home. Englewood is a beautiful beach community on the Gulf coast of Florida - with 4 world class beaches on Manasota key just minutes from this home.
A great time to visit Englewood is during the slower seasons too, there is less traffic, no waiting in lines ... especially at the restaurants, warmer climate and air-conditioning everywhere. The pool feels like a hot tub ... in the high 80’s and the beaches are perfect, it’s very quiet, much relaxation and its just paradise here, almost like being at the Caribbean. Those months are May, June, July, August, September, October and November. We provide beach furniture, quality towels and beach umbrella.
Additionally, more less than a private beach home in and around touristy areas, compare, sometimes $3,000.00+ less.
Our home and the local areas of Englewood remain unscathed from the recent natural disasters.
Englewood is still that Old Florida and its more laid-back. In old Englewood, your views are probably the biggest views on the Inter-coastal for miles, "People don't just stumble across it. You've got to get off the beaten path to find it, and once you do, it's charming." There are two waterways, Lemon Bay and the Myakka River, that are excellent for fishing and Dearborn Street, a charming area, is free of chain stores, and on Thursdays they host a large FARMERS MARKET and local artistic fair. West of Dearborn street is a village-like cluster of older homes, some of them are on the shore of Lemon Bay with barrier-island views.
The Englewood / Manasota Key areas have been featured on several aired popular shows of HGTV “Beachfront Bargain Hunt”, showing many lovely areas.
This vacation property is pet friendly and child friendly - you will have privacy along with a fence attached to both sides of the home that contain safety gates which run down to the canal, fence and gates are required for pool safety in the backyard. Most of the waterfront property does not contain a fence between the canal and land, see photos.
Aside from the beaches, we are within walking distance (.9 miles) from a Super Walmart, many restaurants, and local shopping. We are also blocks of the Ann Dever Memorial Regional park that includes a scenic bike path, dog parks, children's play park, activity fields for sports, and a community pool.
This property has 2 spacious family rooms, one with scenic water views with both rooms having televisions including cable and one family room has a pull out queen size bed (couch) which would accommodate 2 more guest, total of 10 sleeping arrangements .
Bedroom 1: A Master with a King size bed, glass door to the screened lanai, in ground pool and scenic water views. Large TV with COMCAST cable, and a suite spa like bathroom with a walk in shower.
Bedroom 2: A double bed with glass doors to the screened in lanai, in ground pool and scenic water views.
Bedroom 3: A single bed with a slide out trundle bed making it a queen size. A glass door to a private screened-in porch.
Again, the sofa-sleeper in the front family den pulls out to a queen size sleeper which can accommodate 2 adults.
We also have a new rollaway bed, extra-long twin size made-up for use. It is located in bedroom #2 closet with a black cover over it. Can be set up in either family rooms or bedroom #3, those rooms are spacious.
There is a single size mattress which is in the same closet with the rollaway bed. It can be pulled out and used as is, extra sheets & blankets can be found in the home, would be great for children.
Home can comfortably sleep 10, using the rollaway bed and mattress located in bedroom #2 closet.
There is a fully equipped kitchen with a table that seats 6 (folding chairs in the garage too), a side by side refrigerator / freezer with a great ice maker, a dishwasher, toaster, microwave, and a regular size 4-burner glass top stove and oven.
The house includes COMCAST / Hi-Speed internet service with great Wi-Fi reception.
The large lanai and bedrooms have been recently upgraded with new paint, furniture and are completely furnished, has electric screen overhead doors, contains a new gas barbecue grill, you can sit, relax, enjoy the scenic water views, in-ground HEATED swimming pool and watch the lovely Florida birds.
We do have bicycles in the garage for you to use. We do not offer the use of bike helmets due to sanitary reasons, they can be purchased at Walmart at a reasonable price.
Our home-care-provider, Maggie and her husband John offer many services to the home and additional services to the guest at a fee. Should this interest you, you would inquire with them. They can arrange “bi-monthly house keeping/cleaning”, rental boat-slip if you own your own boat, possible airport pickup service, and answer any questions you may have. They live within the neighborhood and do maintenance from time to time; such as, maintaining the lawns, care for the pool and minor maintenance. We do have the home serviced with an exterminator and they will need to come in at random times to service the inside and out. Maggie will be contacted when these dates occur.