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Sparkling Clean Private Pool Home Near Beaches IMG Feedback Awesome!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 60 nights


About the property

Sparkling Clean 3 bedroom 2 Bath Home, Pool, Beaches, Children and Pets Welcome

* 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Large Living room and also a Family room.

* 2 Car Garage and Brand New Washer and Dryer

* Fenced Pool, no cage makes it warm year round

* Only 5 miles to the most beautiful beaches in the world.

* The Beach is great, but vacation is so much better when you can get to everything you want to do! Shopping, Restaurants, Theme Parks are closer.

* Sit on the Pool Deck and drink your coffee in the morning.

* Watch the sunset while floating in the pool, after grilling some good steaks.

* This is the best vacation you will ever have!

Quoted price includes everything, no surprises!

More Details

Terrie and John
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Terrie and John

John and Terrie have been in the Bradenton Sarasota area since 1978. Having a golfing family brought us to this area. We raised our children and now grandchildren near the most beautiful beaches in the world. We own our business in this area and travel a lot. This is why we decided to purchase a home for a vacation rental. We want others to experience the real Florida, be comfortable and make our home yours. That's right, you will be renting Santa's Vacation Home!

Terrie and John purchased this house in 2013

Why Terrie and John chose Bradenton

Our Vacation Home is in West Bradenton close to beaches. We are surrounded by every amenity that Florida living has to offer. The Pine Lakes neighborhood has sidewalks, manicured yards, easy access to public transportation and only a short walk to Schools, Parks, Hospital and Churches. We chose this area because we live here and know this area best suites travelers, without being penned in by hotel, condo and villa life. When we travel we choose this type of vacation rental, and have always been so pleased and we never forget those vacations.

What makes this house unique

Our home has a great open airy feeling. The Florida room overlooks the pool. The kitchen is spacious and has easy access to dining and breakfast nook areas. Our living room is huge. The bedrooms are large and comfortable. We have a 2 car garage and access to a bathroom from the backyard pool area. This is a bright cheery home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Terrie is an exceptionally nice host and extremely pleasant and easy to communicate with. She was very flexible with us, allowing us to check-in early. The day of check-out we called to see if we could check-out late, but the place was booked so we couldn't. Terrie however, was very gracious about it and did let us have some extra time in the house while she cleaned around us, which she certainly did not have to do, so we really appreciated that. The house was exactly as described- absolutely "sparkling clean"- and it was very comfortable to stay in. Plently of towels for bathing and the pool. The pool in back was perfect for my 3 year old and the house had noodles and other pool toys as well. The pool is well shaded in the morning too, which made it the first thing we did each day. The house is a great location and a short drive to the beach- and the house had beach stuff like towels, chairs, umbrella, sand toys. Awesome! All in all, it was a great stay and I'd definitely return and stay again if the place is available. I really can't say enough about how friendly Terrie is- she has a really great energy about her. Thanks for a great vacation! Kara”
May 2016
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Pine Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Family gatherings are welcome.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Access to pool area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Sleeps 2 or 3, toddler bed upon request.
  • All the bedrooms have T.V.s, extra blankets, extra pillows and large closets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Toddler bed, high chair and pac n play. Ask us if there are any other accommodations you may need.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Sparkling Clean Private Pool Home Near Beaches IMG Feedback Awesome!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 29 reviews
Waukesha, WI


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I built wonderful memories with our son, daughter-in-law, and 2 grandchildren (aged 3 and 7) in John and Terrie's home.

We had plenty of room both indoors and out. All necessary amenities were provided. The pool and shaded outdoor eating area provided for many hours of laughter, socializing, and playing. The 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms provided plenty of room for the 6 of us.

We enjoyed taking daily walks after supper in the quiet neighborhood. Beaches, stores, restaurants, and parks are a short drive from this home.

We appreciate being able to park both cars in their spacious garage.

We enjoyed every moment of our 3 week stay.

Thanks for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so fortunate to have such wonderful guests, such as your family. We love the Bradenton Beaches and the neighborhood where our vacation home is located. To be able to open our vacation home to families across the world means so much to us. Families like yours make it all worth while! Thanks for being our guests!
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  • 5 of 5

We were in town for our annual bowling tournament. The house was perfect for the five of us. Close to shopping, golf and of course the bowling alley. Terrie greeted us upon our early arrival. The house had everything we needed for the five days we were there. Plenty of space and amenities. If the tournament returns to the Sarasota/Bradenton area we will definitely be back. Than you again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fab house central to beaches and downtown Bradenton

  • 5 of 5

Very clean house and a great pool. This is our second stay all the way from the United Kingdom and we thoroughly enjoy ourselves. Everything you need is to hand and nothing had been missed. We love it and thanks for the kettle for our return journey. We know we British like a cup of tea!

Julie and Brian

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We know we've made it when great guests like you come half way around the world to stay at our vacation home! We couldn't ask for better folks and we are so glad everything is in the house that you need. We don't want anyone to have to run to the store for everyday necessities. We hope you can make it back again next year!
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Spring break 2017

  • 5 of 5

Nice house and pool.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

This house is exactly as it says it is. it was perfect for our purposes. Spacious house with a great pool! Nice neighborhood, close enough to drive to the beach. Would definitely use this house again if we were in the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing us. The first thing everyone tells us is how great the location is, of this home. Many of our guests have stayed on the beach and find us because they realize how much better it is to be close to the beach, yet close to everything else they do on vacation. We hope you come again!
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Attentive and generous host..

  • 5 of 5

Terrie and John were the most generous host and hostess, they allowed us to check in early and were very attentive to our needs. I had a question and Terrie called me right back on the house phone. The deciding factor for me was that their listing of the property was exactly as stated along with fees and security deposit, which was refunded the very next day. I couldn't have asked for a better HomeAway situation.

The home was exactly as described: clean, spacious, well maintained and very comfortable. The pool, outside dining and grill area were a plus. The home was set-up with the right touch of everything for a family to be comfortable after a long day of traveling with children/teenagers. The best part was you didn't have to worry about anything being broken, everything was sturdy and not many unnecessary "knick knacks" everywhere. I really liked the simplicity and style in which the home was furnished. Also, the master bedroom was on the other side of the house if a couple needed privacy. I was in Florida for a Lacrosse Tournament at IMG.The house was maybe a ten minute drive from the IMG Academy. More affordable than reserving two hotel rooms. The grocery stores and restaurants were not far and the neighborhood was quiet. I would definitely stay again when in the area and recommend you do the same!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so grateful for our wonderful guests and that we could offer some enjoyment and comfort to their time away from their own home. We travel and stay at others vacation homes and know how important it is to find a place that is as represented. Thank you for pointing out how clean and spacious the home is. I don't want anyone to be uncomfortable and worrying about stuff, it's supposed to be a vacation! Being close to IMG Academy is a big plus. We have many people visiting for various sports events that find our home and just love it. We hope you do visit again for a nice relaxing vacation.
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Clancy's Irish Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many Restaurants
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: recommended

Bradenton/ Sarasota are home to many activities and attractions. Some National Parks and Museums include: South Florida Museum (home of Snooty the Manatee) and Bishop Planetarium, Mote Marine, The Desoto National Memorial, Gamble Plantation and the Ringling Museum to name a few. Theme Parks are a must go to in this area and many of the world’s best are within an hour and a half drive of our home. Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens and LEGOLAND are the most well-known. The Hard Rock Casino is in Tampa only 45 minutes away and is one of the largest in the world! You can also board many cruise ships at the nearby Port of Tampa for cruises to the Caribbean and Mexico. Theatre and the Performing Arts include: The Asolo and Van Wezel located within 8 miles of our home, and venues in Tampa and St Petersburg only 35 minutes away include The Straz. Major Concert Venues include Tropicana Field, St Pete Times Forum, Ruth Eckerd Hall and The MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Sporting includes more Golf Courses than I can count. Within a 3 mile radius of our home are 7 Golf Courses and in the Sarasota/Bradenton area there are 54 Golf Courses. Bradenton is home to The Pittsburg Pirates Spring Training only 2 miles and the Orioles, Yankees, Phillies, Rays, Red Sox’s, Twins and Tigers in nearby cities. Tampa Bay Rays are only 28 miles away located at the Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay Buccaneers are located in Tampa about 49 miles away. The Tampa Bay Lightening are also in nearby Tampa. Tennis Clubs include IMG Bollettieri Resort only 3 miles away and several other clubs within a 5 mile radius. Other must sees are the Manatee Viewing Center and Hydro Harvest Farms, just 20 minutes north of Bradenton as well as the beautiful drive across the Sunshine Skyway bridge over Tampa Bay. Events happen all year round, too many to mention. The Florida State Fair, Gasparilla Pirate invasion, Kumquat Festival, Strawberry Festival and Clearwater Jazz Festival are just a few.


Rates & Availability

Pine Lakes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 17
Jun 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Endo of Year
Nov 1 2017 - Jan 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
Snowbird Season
Feb 1 2018 - Apr 1 2018
60 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Refundable Damage Deposit is due at booking. We will gladly refund after inspection of home. We love pets but we charge a small fee for each pet. House sleeps 6, but there is an $25.00 per week, additional charge for all guests over 6and 8 max.. You must be over 28 years old to rent this home.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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