Longbeach Village Retreat(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Duplex, each unit: 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
Once a general store and post office, this renovated duplex is artistically landscaped and sits on a corner, very close to the bay. Each unit has it's own private entrance and outdoor space. The first floor unit is a 2BR/1BA with its own lanai/porch in the front and patio in the rear. Second floor unit is 2.5BR/1BA with a private terrace, water views, and a landscaped patio on the side.
On site, there is a shared laundry room, bbq grill, and off street parking for cars and a boat. (Public boat launch to Sarasota Bay is just accross the street)
To really experience 'The Village' arise early one morning to the sounds of the wild peacocks. Sip your coffee on the dock of the bay while watching the sunrise and the sea birds start their day. You might even be greeted by the dolphins and the manatees who swim in these waters.
This unique setting and comfortably furnished home allows for a relaxing vacation on LBK.
Each unit has a fully equipped Kitchen with Dishwasher, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, Toaster and Blender; Bath/Shower with Towels and Linens; Iron & Ironing Board; Combination Living/Dining Room; Plantation Shutters, Ceiling Fans, Heat/AC, Smoke Detectors, TV's & VCR's in LR and BR's, Shared phone with free local and long distance calls to US and Canada, CATV and WiFi Internet Access. Separate laundry room w/shared Washer/Dryer, Beach Chairs and Beach Towels.
1st Floor unit has 2 Bedrooms; Each with a Queen Bed.
2nd Floor unit has 2 and a half Bedrooms; 1 with King Bed, 2nd with Queen, and half BR with Twin Day-Bed.
The Sarasota Bay and The Gulf of Mexico's beautiful white sand beaches, are both a short walk from the property for Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Kayaking, Sunbathing, Watching Sea Birds and Marine Animals, Sunrises and Sunsets. You can also walk to laid-back-island Restaurants, Bars, Arts Center, Shopping, and Massage; All within five minutes.
Just over the bridge to the north is Anna Maria Island with its charming towns of Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Anna Maria, where you'll find more Stores, Bars and Restaurants, Fishing Piers and Antique Shops.
A 15 minute, scenic drive south on LBK takes you past Elegant Homes, Golf Courses, Small Shopping Centers, Parks and Nature Trails. Cross Longboat Pass onto Lido Key, where you can visit The Mote Aquarium and St. Armand's Circle, known for it's Upscale Shops, Fine Dining and Casual Restaurants and Cafes.
Five minutes further, across The Sarasota Bay Bridge is Downtown Sarasota, for more Shopping and Restaurants, Art Galleries, Theaters, The Famous Ringling Museum and The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
For those who wish to explore further, to the south are the islands of Siesta Key and Casey Key, then Venice Beach. To the north, St. Petersberg is about 45 Minutes, Tampa an hour, and Orlando is about 2 hours.
With so many options there is much to do. Or, do nothing at all, but while away the hours on a lounge chair with a good book at your peaceful retreat in the quiet neighborhood of 'The Village.'
Keywords: House, Apartment, Duplex, Beach House, 2 Family House
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Member since: 2010
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Low Season Discount
May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 11.5%
An additional $300 refundable security deposit is required to hold the reservation. Refunded within 30 days of departure provided no damages or extra fees are incurred.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Year Purchased: 2008
About: Co-Owners, Luke and Howard, own a popular restaurant 'Moonstruck' on the Jersey Shore in Asbury Park. (moonstrucknj com) John Donato is the local contact/property manager who will greet you, and is available for any needs that may arise during your stay.
Why Longboat Key, FL, USA:
Longboat Key is a beautiful, peaceful place to retreat to. When you come here, you can really relax and unwind. The neighbors are friendly, the streets are quiet, the area is safe and the surroundings are beautiful.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quaint Beach House; Peaceful and quiet neighborhood along Sarasota Bay, Uncrowded beaches; Easy access to Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, St. Armand's Circle and Sarasota for activities, stores, restaurants and cultural offerings.
- Primary: (941) 504-4987 (Florida, USA)
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Outside View. A Roadster passing by, instead of a Peacock!
Side yard. View of Shirley and Dave's bungalow. Shirley gives a great massage!
Side patio, a nice place to catch some rays!
Downstairs Unit: Living/Dining/Kitchen Area
Downstairs: 2nd Bedroom
Upstairs Unit 1st Bedroom
Mar Vista Restaurant. Right on the bay, just accross the street
Broadway Beach Entrance to Gulf of Mexico Beach
Patio in rear
Terrace for upstairs unit
Another view of the patio in rear.
Downstairs: Ist Bedroom
Upstairs unit: Living/Dining/Kitchen Area
So much traffic!
Fishing on Sarasota Bay from the public dock at the end of Broadway.
The ending of another beautiful day on Longboat Key
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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