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Classic 'Old Style Florida' Home in Historic Longbeach Village

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This is the beach entrance about 3 blocks from the house. Spectacular beach!

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage close to Gulf and Bay

Great 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with pool on the north end of Longboat Key. Longbeach Village is a neighborhood with 'Old Florida Charm' unlike most of LBK. You will be two houses from the bay (boat launch and pier), and 3 blocks from a fabulous stretch of beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Two restaurant/pubs (Mar Vista and Moore's Stone Crab) are also right there. If you enjoy boating, you can bring your own boat or rent from one of the local marinas. Go north less than a mile and you are on Anna Maria Island and near Coquina Beach. Go south and explore the many miles of Long Boat Key, including the Mote Aquarium, and finally the fine shops and dining at St. Armands Key.

The house has three bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, dining room, full kitchen, as well as a 'Florida room'. Outside is a fenced-in yard with in-ground Gunite pool with plenty of chairs to relax in. A gas grill is also provided. Behind the fence is additional parking with room for a boat trailer or additional car. House has plenty of ceiling fans, air conditioning, 2 HD TVs, FiOS service with Phone/Cable/Internet/WiFi.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children welcome, but if anyone cannot swim, we will need to use the child safety fence around pool....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You are welcome to smoke outside!...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Everything is at ground-level, but there would be a small step into house....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    3 block walk to spectacular beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Beautiful, clean, safe and never crowded....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Less than a block to water's edge (Sarasota Bay) and 3 blocks to Gulf of Mexico....moreless

  • Village:

    Longbeach Village, a historic 'Old-Florida' style village....moreless

  • Water View:

    Two houses from a boat launch, piers, and great place to watch sunrises. Water can be seen from in front and behind the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    FiOS with WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    At least one car will fit in driveway. Another can be parked in front along street. There is also parking for a car/trailer/boat behind back yard....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited free use for inside US/Canada...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    House doesn't include boat, but there is a place for yours, and the launch/pier is just footsteps away. Boat rentals are available......moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Great spot for kayakking, but you'll need to bring or rent your own....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
from 13 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
MAY SPECIAL
Apr 29 - Jun 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$900 $2,700
Spring 2017
Jun 2 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,000 $3,500
July 4th week
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,200
Summer/Fall 2017
Jul 8 - Nov 17, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,000 $3,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,500 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota/Bradenton
0.05 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mar Vista
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mar Vista
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Longboat Key Beach

Car: Recommended

Please refer to the aerial photo of the area around the house - it will show a great view of where we are and what's within walking distance. You will be surrounded by idyllic places to enjoy the sun, sand and water. You will feel like you are on a Caribbean island with perfect white sand and azure waters. The bridge at Longboat Pass connects Longboat Key to Anna Maria Island where lots more activities are available. You can walk here or better yet take a boat or kayak from our boat launch. Even by kayak you can get to Jewfish Key and.or Beer Can Point, where people congregate and soak it all in. If your dog is with you, you may want to take part in the daily 'Dog Thirty' where neighbors meet at the arts center at 5:30pm to socialize - with dogs and liquid refreshments! And at any point during the day or evening, two great restaurant/pubs are just footsteps away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We are from the northeast, but have been in love with this area for a long time. Someday, we hope to live here year-round!

Why the Owner Chose Longbeach Village, Longboat Key, FL, USA:
We have always been interested in the 'old style' Florida villages like in the town of Anna Maria. We wanted a house, not a condo, and we wanted to be within walking distance of one of the great Gulf beaches. We spent a long time looking in Anna Maria before we realized that there was a similar area at the north end of LBK. It was everything we wanted!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
1) Walk to beautiful beach 2) Private Inground Pool 3) Quiet friendly neighborhood 4) Steps away from bay for boat launch, fishing, kayaking, dining, etc.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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Photos

  • This is the beach entrance about 3 blocks from the house.  Spectacular beach!

    This is the beach entrance about 3 blocks from the house. Spectacular beach!

  • Another view of living room. HD TV inside the entertainment center.

    Another view of living room. HD TV inside the entertainment center.

  • Evening al fresco dining at the Mar Vista restaurant.  2-3 houses away!

    Evening al fresco dining at the Mar Vista restaurant. 2-3 houses away!

  • Sunset at our beach!

    Sunset at our beach!

  • Sunrise!

    Sunrise!

  • Master bedroom - walkout to pool/patio.

    Master bedroom - walkout to pool/patio.

  • Another side of pool.  Plenty of privacy and room for everyone!

    Another side of pool. Plenty of privacy and room for everyone!

  • Dining room pic#2

    Dining room pic#2

  • Bedroom #3 with two twin beds.

    Bedroom #3 with two twin beds.

  • Half of the 'Florida Room', front door on left.

    Half of the 'Florida Room', front door on left.

  • Blue heron on the pier near us.  Restaurants to left, boat launch to right.

    Blue heron on the pier near us. Restaurants to left, boat launch to right.

  • The boat launch and pier two houses away.  Great sunrises just footsteps away!

    The boat launch and pier two houses away. Great sunrises just footsteps away!

  • View of house from street. Newly painted 2014 - inside and out.

    View of house from street. Newly painted 2014 - inside and out.

  • Looking southward from our beach.

    Looking southward from our beach.

  • View of 'galley style' kitchen.  Dining room in the rear, to the left.

    View of 'galley style' kitchen. Dining room in the rear, to the left.

  • Sunrise from the boat launch two houses down!

    Sunrise from the boat launch two houses down!

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Pool, table/chairs, grill.

    Pool, table/chairs, grill.

  • Dining room pic#1

    Dining room pic#1

  • Bedroom #2, with double bed

    Bedroom #2, with double bed

  • Living room

    Living room

  • The other half of the Florida room.

    The other half of the Florida room.

  • Aerial View of our 'Neighborhood' with points of interest

    Aerial View of our 'Neighborhood' with points of interest

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