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BEACH HOUSE 4-6W/AIR BED $1500/ SLEEP 5 DOWN + $990 SEE VRBO.COM/898163

Manasota Key, FL, USA
  • House1600 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps9
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 17 nights

NEED MORE SPACE FOR GUESTS U CAN ALSO RENT THE DOWNSTAIRS APT FOR 5 MORE $ 850

THE MERMAID HOUSE SLEEPS( 4-6 ). 2 bedrooms 2 twin beds 1 queen bed , we can provide air bed & a pack & play , If you have a larger party then 4 -6 you can rent the down stairs also . $890 BOOK ON VRBO.com/898163. It will sleep another ( 5 ) MORE guests. Has 1 king bed , 1 twin bed , 1 queen sofa bed 1 bath 2 out side beach showers too . & a full kitchen .To rent apartment on first floor check on the cost with the owner sleeps 5 .WATCH THE SUNSET ON THE BEACH AND WATCH IT COME UP ON THE BAY SIDE .

..2 BEDROOM 2 BATH QUEEN BED , 2 TWIN BEDS & air bed if requested , 2 BATHROOMS AND A OUT SIDE CLOSED IN BEACH SHOWER . YOU WALK 130 STEPS AND YOU'RE ON THE BEACH . WE ARE ON THE BEACH SIDE OF THE STREET . ACROSS THE STREET IS THE BAY SIDE . FISHING AND KAKYAKING , YOU CAN WALK TO BOAT RENTALS , JET SKI, PADDLE BD , PARASAILING & FISHING CHARTERS . NO WORRY ABOUT GETTING A PARKING PLACE AT LOCAL RESTAURANTS & TIKIE BARS , CAUSE YOU CAN WALK TO ALL OF THEM . TURTLE SEASON IS OCT - MAY . WE HAVE A WONDERFUL NATURAL BEACH . YOU SEE TURTLES , MANATEE , DOLPHIN EVERY DAY . THIS IS A PEACEFUL SAFE , BEACH NOT OVER RUN WITH PEOPLE . OUR BEACH IS FOR THE USE OF OWNERS & RENTERS ONLY NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC . WE ALSO HAVE THE STATE PARK . STUMP PASS IS A SHORT WALK . IT IS MAGICAL YOU CAN SEE THE BAY WATER MEEET THE GULF OF MEXICO . THE BEST SHELLING IS ON OUR BEACH & STUMP PASS . YOU CAN RENT A BOAT AND BE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO IN 10 MINS OR BRING YOUR OWN BOAT WE HAVE ROOM FOR PARKING . AND LOTS OF PLACES TO PUT HER IN AT .FREE PUBLIC LAUNCHING ONLY 5 MINS AWAY ..

WE MAY BE A SMALL ISLAND BUT WE HAVE EVERYTHING THE BIG PLACES HAVE JUST NO CRIME AND NO BIG CROWDS TO RUN YOU OVER . YOU CAN BE IN ORLANDO IN 3 HRS AND MIAMI IN 3 HRS . TAMPA IN 2 HRS . WE HAVE MANY AIR PORTS TO FLY INTO SARASOTA IS THE CLOSEST . ALSO PUNTA GORDA HAS A NEW AIRPORT ALLEGIANT AIR

ALSO TAMPA , ST PETE , FORT MYERS AIRPORTS ARE CLOSE TOO . ALLEGIANT AIR IN PUNTA GORDA FL , HAS SUPER GREAT RATES . JUST PACK LITE . WE PROVIDE HAIR DRYERS BEACH TOWELS , ALL THE LINENS , BEACH CHAIRS , UMBRELLA , AND A BEACH CART TOO . SO PACK YOUR CLOTHS AND GET TO THE BEACH . YOU NEED TO VACATION MORE . AMERICAS TAKE LESS VACATIONS THEN IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY . WE NEED MORE VACATION TIME . TAKE CARE OF YOUR SELF . YOU NEED A BREAK ,, SEE YA ON THE BEACH .

Owner

Darlene Plank

Member Since 2008
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 13, 2018
About Darlene Plank

Hi, I am a single mother of two girls. both of my girls lived on the beach and loved it so much when they grew up and moved away I decided to share my small part of paradise with the world . It's the most natural and clean beach in florida . I say natural cause you never know when you may be taking a walk on the beach at night and just about walk into a turtle laying her eggs . yes its on the web site ck it out on my other web site SEE THE TURTLES RIGHT ON THE BEACH !! call me or email me and I will send you the pictures of the turtles on the beach . I make my home yours. My guests become like family . I can say I have never had anyone not happy with what they got for the money. My places are cleaned by me the owner. And if you need something I am here to get it . I am never more then a phone call away.Ok, I hope to see you on the Beach gotta go it's Sunset !!!

Darlene Plank purchased this House in 1992

Why Darlene Plank chose Englewood

MANASOTA BEACH & ENGLEWOOD BEACH is old FLORIDA. I know I am safe to walk the beach at anytime day or night . You can still have a firer pit on the beach except in turtle season MAY THROUGH OCT IS TURTLE SEASON COME SEE TURTLES ON THE BEACH LAY THEIR EGGS AND IN APPROX 67 DAYS THEY WILL HATCH . I can still take a sleeping bag down and sleep under the stars and no one is going to come run me off. The fishing is great ! I can walk to a charter fishing boats and be out fishing by 6-7 in the A.M. . FREE YOGA ON THE BEACH I can feel completely safe at night with my doors unlocked. So to me its my paradise . SLEEPS 1-5 BOOK NOW FOR THAT SUMMER OR WINTER VACATION OR FAMILY REUNION. WE PRICE BY THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY AND THE TIME OF YEAR .

What makes this House unique

DEEDED TO BEACH & BAY WATCH THE SUN SET ON THE BEACH SIDE & WATCH IT COME UP ON THE BAY . WOW ALL THIS IS WITHEN 300 WALKING STEPS

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
      • master bedroom
        1 queen, up stairs main house 2 twin beds , 1 queen , plus air bed
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, GUEST BEDROOM UPSTAIRS MAIN HOUSE 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATH
      • Bedroom 3 DOWN STAIRS
        1 king, 1 twin/ single, 3TH BEDROOM ON FIRST FLOOR APT IS INCLU,ON 2 RENTAL SOFABED
      • MAIN HOUSE UPSTAIRS- SLEEP 4- 1 QUEEN BED , 2 TWIN BEDS ,room for air bed & ON FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT YOU CAN SLEEP 5 MORE IF YOU RENT THE DOWN STAIRS APT TOO ONLY $850 WK MORE. WHEN YOU RENT THE UPSTAIRS RENT BOTH $2650 WEEK SLEEP 9 APARTMENT HAS A KING BED , TWIN BED, QUEEN SOFA BED

      Bathrooms

      • 3 Bathrooms
      • OUT SIDE BEACH SHOWER
        shower
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub
      • MASTER BATH IS A ON SUITE WITH A 12 JET GARDEN MASSAGE TUB & SHOWER 2 FULL SIZE BATHROOM WITH TUB / SHOWER & when you rent the apt too you get another bathroom & 2 full kitchen ALSO OUT SIDE BEACH SHOWER

      Location Type

        • Beach View
          A DEEDED PRIVATE BEACH AND BAY PROPERTY ON THE BEACH SIDE WE HAVE LOTS OF BEACH ONLY 130 WALKING STEPS TO THE BEACH
        • Beachfront
          Only 130 walking steps to the beach from the mail box , we're on the same side of the street as the beach . DEEDED BEACH AND BAY ACCESS
        • Near The Ocean
          130 walking steps to the beach and across the street to the bay both deeded lots of beach .
        • Oceanfront
          ONLY 130 walking steps to the beach and 200 feet to the bay .Deeded access and have lots of beach . ON THE SAME SIDE AS BEACH My house is not beach front 130 walking steps is not too far away
        • Resort
          my house is like a resort . waking distance to jet ski, charter fishing, bars & dinning , paddle bds , PARASAILING , BOAT RENTALS .
        • Village
          Dearborn St is our little village of shops Venice is just a 15 min drive with all the shopping to want .
        • Water View
          ONLY 130 STEPS TO THE VIEW one bedroom and bath on first floor great for family that can't do the steps

          Theme

            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Spa
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Linens Provided
                      all linens are provided please do not bring any or beach towels All LINEN provided INCLUDED IS BEACH TOWELS
                    • Air Conditioning
                      two zone
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      same as washer FREE
                    • Computer Available
                      free WiFi included but, bring your own computer must be set up for wirer less service
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                      WIFI & CABLE BY COMCAST
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Broadband Access
                      high speed internet wifi
                    • Living Room
                      YES
                    • Parking
                      WE HAVE A CORNER LOT . YOU CAN PARK 1 IN DRIVE WAY & MORE ACROSS THE FRONT OF THE HOUSE . MORE PARKING ON SIDE OF CORNER LOT A BOAT WILL FIT IN THE DRIVE WAY WITH A CAR OR TRUCK TOO
                    • Parking Off Street
                      yes we have room on the side of the house for extra guests parking and can fit 1 in long drive way and 3 cars across the front of the house
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      all boats and trailers can fit on the side of house in long drive way or on the outside of the fence
                    • Towels Provided
                      ALL LINENS PROVIDED . BEACH TOWELS TOO
                    • Washing Machine
                      laundry room FREE
                    • Wireless Internet
                      free wifi
                    • Free Wifi

                      Kitchen

                        • Kitchen
                          everything you will need and more DINNING TABLE CAN SEAT 6 AND BREAKFAST BAR SEATS 2 MORE AND LOTS MORE ON PATIO GREAT FOR COOK OUTS
                        • Catering Available
                          yes, we can provide a cater on call
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          everything you need
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          MORE THEN YOU NEED .
                        • Dishwasher
                          yes
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Microwave
                          yes
                        • Oven
                          yes
                        • Refrigerator
                          yes
                        • Stove
                          YES
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              MAIN DINNING 6 WITH 2 MORE AT THE BREAKFAST BAR PLUS MORE ON SUN DECK
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 6 people

                              Entertainment

                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Music Library
                                  cable tv music on all Tv's
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  we have cable in all rooms
                                • Stereo
                                  BOSE IN LIVING ROOM ALSO MUSIC ON PATIO
                                • Television
                                  in all rooms
                                • Toys
                                  sand toys and boogie bds & skin bds beach chairs and beach towels ALL PROVIDES
                                • Video Game Console
                                  NOT provided but all tv's have connection for video and games
                                • Video Games
                                  we do not provide the games we only provide the TV to connect to YOU CAN RENT THEM AT THE PUBLIC

                                  Outside

                                    • Golf
                                      WE HAVE LOTS OF PLACES TO GOLF
                                    • Balcony
                                      yes
                                    • Boat
                                      you can rent them on the island . jet ski, sail boats ,POWER BOATS parasailing , paddle bds all within walking from the house . KAYAKS TOO
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      private patio & deck
                                    • Gazebo
                                      back patio
                                    • Bicycles
                                      you can rent them on the island ALL WALKING DISTANCE BIKE RENTAL S AND PADDLE BDS , JET SKIS . KAYAK FREE YOGA ON THE BEACH
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      rentals on the island
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      Lanai / patio
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      yes GAS AND CHARCOAL
                                    • Water Sports Gear

                                      Onsite Services

                                        • Chauffeur
                                        • Concierge
                                        • Massage
                                        • Private Chef
                                        • Staff

                                          Attractions

                                            • marina
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • cinemas
                                            • festivals
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • churches
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • synagogues
                                            • theme parks
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • gambling casinos
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • horseshoes
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • photography
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shelling
                                                • shopping
                                                • shuffleboard
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • basketball court
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hot air ballooning
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • parasailing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • racquetball
                                                        • rafting
                                                        • roller blading
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing
                                                        • wind-surfing

                                                          Notes

                                                            • almost any service you need we can provide . crib rentals , car seat rentals . dog sitters I can help you set up your trip plan to Orlando (DW) or go sailing for the day .CHARTER FISHING TRIPS . I have lived in Florida 30 yrs Parasailing, jet skis , sail boat charters , boat rentals , fishing trips . we have it all ! And all within walking distance ! Our small Island has everything the big one's do . Just less people you have to share it with . At one time I could say you don't have to stand in line for dinner . But, the word is getting around & our little Island now has lines too . Come see old Florida before it goes away ....

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              73 Reviews

                                                              Exceptional5/5

                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              A beautiful beach house

                                                              Brandi R.North Vernon

                                                              We had a wonderful time at this property can't wait to go back. Darlene was amazing we miss her already.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              I miss you all too.

                                                              I may have to get another doggie after doggie sitting Lucy . Thax again for vacationing at The Mermaid House . Come back soon

                                                              Old Florida at its Best

                                                              Elizabeth Z.

                                                              We really enjoyed our stay, the house is comfortable, well stocked and just steps from the beach. We spent our days on the beach or at the nearby state park, swimming, paddle boarding, looking for shells and sharks teeth, and spotting wildlife. Darlene the property manager met us at the house, got us settled, and gave us great advice on local activities and restaurants. We could not have asked for a kinder or more helpful host. We will be back next year!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              You will always be welcome back. I enjoy having your family

                                                              Fall special starts middle of August 14 -- Nov 16. The Florida National Boat Races are Nov 16,17,18,19 . That would be a great time for u to use your gift week . The kids would love it .

                                                              All my best ,

                                                              Darlene

                                                              Fantastic home and perfect location

                                                              Missy W.

                                                              We enjoyed every moment. Darlene had everything we would need and more!!! Looking forward to our next visit. Thank you so much Darlene

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you,

                                                              I can't wait until your next visit .

                                                              You can rent the up and full down stairs for 3500 .

                                                              You may need more room next time .

                                                              Take care .Darlene

                                                              Wonderful Gulfview Accomodations

                                                              Joe B.

                                                              We had a great stay at the Mermaid house, Darlene was more than hospital! We were steps from the beach, had beach equipment provided, we had our meals on the balcony looking at the Gulf. The house was extremely clean, well stocked, lovely beds and linens. Darlene was informative on the local events and amenities on the island. We would absolutely stay here again!

                                                              Best Vacation Ever!

                                                              I am a teacher, mother and runner. My in-laws had vacationed at the Mermaid House several times and raved about how beautiful and relaxing their time had been. When I was told I had a "fall break" last spring I immediately contacted my in-laws to schedule a much needed vacation in warm sunny FL. This place was PERFECT! My 6 year old daughter traveled with us. The water on the Gulf was warm and waves were small on most days, which is perfect for small children. My daughter and I spent hours looking for shells and shark teeth, swimming and relaxing on the beach. There is a small state park not to far from the property which I ran to several times. We went jet skiing and paddle boarding and we walked into town for dinner. The sunsets here are AMAZING! My daughter keeps asking me when we can go back. The best part was that we only needed to pack our clothes! Everything else we could have possibly needed was there for us. If you are in need of a quiet peaceful retreat I highly recommended the Mermaid House. You will not be disappointed. :)

                                                              john

                                                              The last 3 years this has been the vacation spot of our choice. We pack our personal items in a suitcase and board the plain...Everything and I mean everything is at the Mermaid House that you need to enjoy your vacation. From the sunrise in the morning to the sunsets in the evening your only feet from the beautiful beach it is breath taking. My husband loves fishing while I love the quiet of beach. Thank you Darlene for another great vacation. xoxo

                                                              Location

                                                              Manasota Key, FL, USA

                                                              2.hrs from Orlando and only 1.5hrs from tampa , Sea world D.W. Brush Gardens , all the parks and rides you need & want . Private fishing charters too !! charter fishing boats with in walking , parasailing , jet ski rentals , boat rentals , sailing for the day , all with en walking or just 2 mile away . canoes .

                                                              Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Tax Rate
                                                              12%

                                                              IF YOU BRING A PET YOU CAN PAY THE OWNER FOR THE PET . TO KEEP YOUR COST DOWN . TELL THE OWNER YOUR BRING A PET & WHAT SIZE AND BREED PLEASE . IF YOU NEED MORE SPACE TELL ME I CAN RENT YOU THE APT. ON FIRST FLOOR SLEEP 5 MORE ADDED COST IS 990 WHEN YOU RENT THE UPSTAIRS SEE ON ( VRBO.COM/898163 ) YOU CAN RENT UP AND DOWN FOR CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS IS FOR 9 GTS UP AND DOWN STAIRS WITH 2 KITCHENS 3 BATHROOMS SLEEPS 9 BUT YOU MUST GET IT OK BY OWNER WE WILL PROVIDE A AIR BED WHEN YOU ASK OWNER FOR PRICE 941 468 7800 ONLY FOR THE UPSTAIRS GUESTS OVER 4 PAY 100.00 PER GUEST unless ok by the owner . small kids don't count . or if someone takes the sofa or air bed no charge THIS PROPERTY SLEEPS 4 If you need more space talk to Darlene about renting the apartment on first floor sleep 5 more . 941 468 7800 WHEN POSTED AS A SALE PRICE /SALE PRICES IS FOR 4 GTS ONLY UNLESS OWNER SAYS OK DAY GUEST ARE OK . NO CHARGE , JUST OVER NIGHT GUESTS

                                                              $250avg/night
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