Waterfront Pool Home - Real Florida Landscape! Boat Dock with Quick Boatable Water Access to Tampa Bay -and them onto the Gulf of Mexico (not all properties offer this). The home is between Tampa Bay and the mouth of the Little Manatee River. Huge Bedrooms, large open kitchen, huge screened patio/lanai plus large open backyard with playground. Great fishing off the dock, kayak or nearby. Fire Pit, BBQ, Small Home Gym. Boat Rental available from the nearby marina (1 mile). Kayak free for use during stay. Huge bedrooms + kitchen! Quiet Nature preserve area, lots of privacy. Come and discover the REAL Florida Salt Life! Extremely quiet, private property that is surrounded by nature. This home is well equipped to handle a large family or group.
The property is near Apollo Beach FL (few minutes drive), Tampa (20 minutes), Sarasota (35 minutes) and St Petersburg (30 minutes). There is a brand new pool, screened lanai (patio), BBQ, Video games in one of the rooms, foosball table, multiple TVs throughout the home. There is a very large grassy yard area that faces the water in addition to the XXL Screened patio that surrounds the patio. There is an outdoor firepit with plenty of firewood that sites next to the water's edge. There is a large dock where you can house your boat, or you can rent a boat from the nearby marina and part it in the dock for easy use.
The area is in a nature preserve area so the neighbors are pretty spread out. The home has plenty of natural beauty of "real Florida" and there is a lot of a flora and fauna that you can enjoy but a screened lanai (patio) as well so that you can observe the water, plants, and trees without being bothered by bugs.
Kayak: you can have use of our kayak for your stay. You can take the kayak to the natural preserve of cockroach bay which is a fishing haven named after the small crabs that were seen when the area was first discovered, or you can also take the kayak up the Little Manatee River to explore, or across to the nearby Little Harbor Tiki Bar at Sunset Grill or Baja Beach (super close by kayak).
This area is considered the golden triangle because you can access Tampa, St Petersburg, and Sarasota so quickly. This is not tourist area here you are on the real water of Florida and you take a boat out to Tampa Bay, the inner costal waterways, sand bars, or even the Gulf of Mexico.
There are 5 bedrooms; however, each of the bedrooms is very large and oversized so you can sleep multiple people in each bedroom if you would like or just enjoy the extra space in the bedrooms.
In the master bedroom there is a California King Bed and a queen sofa bed.
In the second bedroom there is a king size bed, as well as a queen sofa bed. This bedroom has some extra video games, toys and gym equipment as it is the largest bedroom (the size of a small living room).
In the third bedroom there is a queen size bed as well as a sofa bed, you can use all of the sleeping options, or just enjoy the extra space in the bedrooms. These are HUGE rooms - so couch is nice to have.
The fourth bedroom room has a Queene bed. This is a more standard sized bedroom.
The firth bedroom is a private living quarters with a private bathroom, accessible under the same roof, private exit, and has a water view - you can still access this living quarters through the home.