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Lovely Cottage on Quiet Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our Non-Smoking, family, beach home was designed by well-known architect and is directly on a very quiet beach. Fishing is at its best and a boat ramp is located two miles away. Views from the deck at sunset are spectacular. Some of Florida's finest fishing waters are found both in the Gulf and adjacent Lemon Bay.

Beautiful white sand beaches are practically uninhabited...A great shelling area, too!!

We are also just 45 minutes from Boca Grande, famous for tarpon fishing in late May and June. Guides and day-trips can be arranged. Several beautiful golf courses which are open to the public are just a short drive.

Privacy is exceptional as the house cannot be seen from the road and is sheltered by sea oaks and sea grape on the beachside.

Keywords: Beach Home Manasota Key

This long barrier island draws people who want seclusion in a natural setting with abundant wildlife.

“It’s about the only place left on the west coast that resembles the Old Florida and the way that it used to be back in the 1940’s and 1950’s — the trees and the way people have kept things natural,” said Nelda Thompson, a longtime key resident who is also a real estate broker. “There are not so many mega-mansions, which we love. It makes it very private and makes it very special.”

More Details

Ann Urbanski
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Ann Urbanski

We built our beach home and spent many summers here when our children were young. Now our children and grandchildren enjoy their vacations here

Ann Urbanski purchased this house in 1969

Why Ann Urbanski chose Englewood

This is a prime beach location on the West Coast of Florida--no high rises or condos allowed in our area which is a Florida Conservation District. Since we built our home years ago, there are now mansions being built but nothing is like our Florida Beach Cottage.

What makes this house unique

Our family gathers here so that we may enjoy each other and our darling grandchildren. We had our five granddaughters and grandson here on Memorial Day.


Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Lovely Cottage on Quiet Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Columbus, OH

Perfect Hidden Treasure

  • 5 of 5

We held a small wedding here in Oct. 2010 and it was absolutely perfect. The pictures do not do it justice!... the view is completely breathtaking. It truly is paradise. So seculded and away from crowd. It's your own beach and all the beauty with it!!!! Can't wait to go back

  • Submitted: May 13, 2011
  • Stayed: October 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brown County, Indiana

Wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week after Thanksgiving here and it was so very quiet and restful...just what we needed. The house was very clean and comfortable, and we even used the fireplace a few chilly evenings. The beach was deserted. Local restaurants were excellent, just a few miles down the road. The owner was available through email almost constantly for questions and answers. We've rented properties several times now and this was the simplest process and most enjoyable vacation yet for us. Thanks Ann!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2011
  • Stayed: November 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hopatcong, NJ

The perfect place to relax

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from a wonderful stay in this home. It has everything you could think of needing from a blender to have a Pina Colada at sunset to beach buckets to hunt for sharks teeth. If you love just walking on the beach, fishing, looking for sharks teeth and being surrounded by nature. This is the perfect house. It was one of the most relaxing vacations. We can't wait to go back. The house was clean, had everything you needed and the photos are very accurate. It is the most private beach I ever had the pleasure of relaxing on. I only saw a few people.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Sarasota International
Car: necessary

Departure time is 10:00 AM on day of departure so that our cleaning lady can complete her work


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning fee $75
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 12.0%

$75. cleaning fee is added

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.