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Manasota Key Private Cottage Near Beach

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Last updated: 12/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Charming Private Cottage/Apt. on Manasota Key, known for its natural beauty and miles of sand and shells. This cute cottage has no stairs or elevators, is 'like-new' inside with a private brick patio. Quiet, treed, residential street. Four Gulf beaches: Public Beach (1 mi. south), Stump Pass, Blind Pass and Manasota Beach all on key. Perfect location for biking, walking, sunning, shelling, kayaking and Gulf swimming. Boat tours, jet ski &, boat rentals avail. Modern YMCA 15 mins away. WIFI service too! Kitchenette offers small sink, 2-burner rangetop (no oven), microwave, two under-counter Fridges, convection/toaster oven and coffee maker...very limited counter space. Utensils, dish- and glass-ware, all linens and paper products provided. Propane BBQ. Outdoor shower. Beach chairs, umbrellas, also.

Keywords: Cottage/Apartment


Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 12/30/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Interior suitable for two guests....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Restricted to outdoor patio ONLY...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor shower.


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Small interior dining table for two. Round umbrella table w/4 chairs on private front fenced patio....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Modern A/C & Heat system....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Excellent YMCA (15mins.); 24-hr. Fitness Center near entrance to Key (10 mins.) with Daily rates....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    AC & Heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, blankets, pillows provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sofa Bed for occasional overnight guests if needed, not best for daily use in small living room. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Reserved for guests: paved driveway right at gate into cottage patio; for two cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway for 1 or 2 cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    towels and beach towels provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Codes in cottage folder....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Counter top electric Coffee Makers, a large and a small....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Glasses, dishes, utensils, dishtowels, small pots/pans, kitchen tools....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Not a large cooking/prep area. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave and counter-top convection toaster oven only....moreless

  • Oven:

    Stove is 2burner rangetop; does NOT have an oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Kitchenette size: Counter top height; larger than 'MINI'. 2nd small Fridge plus separate Ice Maker machine in rear 'workroom' area. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Two burner rangetop, no conventional oven. Large gas BBQ on patio....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster/Oven provided....moreless


  • Bicycles:

    None at cottage, Bicycles available for rent at local shop....moreless

  • Boat:

    Fishing, Water Sports, Tour Boat services on Beach Rd., at entrance onto the Key at bridge....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    French doors to front private brick patio. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Boca Royale on 776, others in area....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available on Beach Rd., at entrance onto the Key at bridge....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Outdoor grassy sitting/sunning area, on rear side of cottage, privacy fenced....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large Free Standing Propane BBQ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Englewood Tennis Club, 15 mins away, clay courts, lessons, small guest fees. Owner plays M/W am Doubles Round Robins....moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 - May 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$875 $3,250

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$875 $3,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250


Two week/14 night rental: $1600. Cleaning service at checkout is included in rental rate. Annually, the property is not available from June 1st thru December 1st.

50% of Rental amount to hold a reservation; balance due 30 days prior to check-in, plus separate check in amount of $250 refundable security deposit. Initial deposits refundable only with cancellation 45 days prior to 1-week stay, or 60 days prior to 2-week or longer stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 12/30/2016
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The City of Sarasota is located approximately 40 mins. north of Manasota Key offering theaters, symphony, opera and and ballet, museums, gardens, sports facilities and the closest airport.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Retired couple from New England reside in main house separate from cottage.

Why the Owner Chose Manasota Key, FL, USA:
A more private and quiet alternative to condominium rental.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Offers natural beauty, with privacy. Provides quiet spot a mile from the local restaurants, bars and public beach events.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 12/30/2016

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  • Living, Kitchen areas

    Living, Kitchen areas

  • Bathroom w/shower

    Bathroom w/shower

  • Patio Dining area

    Patio Dining area

  • Beach chair storage, outdoor shower area.

    Beach chair storage, outdoor shower area.

  • Bedroom


  • Driveway - Cottage Gate entry

    Driveway - Cottage Gate entry

  • Gas BBQ on patio

    Gas BBQ on patio

VRBO #222109

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017

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