Tranquil Olde Englewood Close to Beautiful Lemon Bay(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-30 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Pleasant, Quiet Neighborhood 1 Block From Royal Palm Marina Away from Busy Roads
There are many things to do in the area for recreation and relaxation including boating, fishing, golf, shopping, live music and great restaurants. Sarasota is 45 minutes away, Orlando, 3 hours away and Fort Myers, 1 hour away.
In Olde Englewood, there are several excellent restaurants, many having live music: Mango Bistro, Zeke's Uptown Bar and Grill, Englewoods on Dearborn, Vino Loco, Compadres Mexican Restaurant, La Stanza Italian Restaurant, Bobarino's Pizzeria and the Ole Time Cafe, which is great for breakfast. In addition, there is Snook's Bayside Bar & Grill at Royal Palm Marina. All of these restaurants offer great food and atmosphere.
The Cottages have everything you will need for an enjoyable and comfortable stay. There is a beautiful large, fenced yard with many plants and trees which is secluded for relaxing and barbecuing on your private decks. The decks are accessed directly from the Cottages so you can go outside to enjoy the incredible Florida mornings, sitting drinking a cup of coffee and reading the morning paper. And in the evenings, you can enjoy sitting by the fire pit which is located in an additional seating area in the center of the yard.
The kitchens are fully fitted with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, pots & pans and dishes, glasses, cups,silverware and cooking utensils and the dining areas each have a 42-inch round table with four chairs and comfy seat covers.
The spacious bedrooms each have a queen-sized bed, night stands, chest of drawers, built-in closet and en-suite bathrooms which are bright and cheery and have a nice strong shower.
The cozy living rooms with leather Lay-Z-Boy recliners, a Samsung 32-inch LED HD television with satellite and an iPod docking station completes your relaxing experience in beautiful Olde Englewood. WiFi is included.
If you want to bring your boat, you can either negotiate to moor it at Royal Palm Marina which is a block away, or you can park it at the Cottages and launch it, when you want to go out, into Lemon Bay from Indian Mound Park which is a 5-minute drive away.
Englewood Beach on Manasota Key is 10 minutes' drive away and here you will find several excellent restaurants for lunch or dinner, most of which also provide live music. Some of these are Lock and Key, Flounders, the White Elephant, The Gulfview Grill, and the Beach Road Wine Bar and Bistro.
Other nearby restaurants that offer dining on the water are The Fishery, Farlow's, Sharkey's of Venice and Casey Key Fish House.
If you would prefer a two-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage, please see our listing on VRBO, property number 792339.
Member since: 2013
- 425 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Both Mango Cottage and Guava Cottage provide ample outdoor space with front patios on which to sit and watch the world go by. Sitting on the back decks, you can enjoy watching the local woodpeckers and other birds and beautiful butterflies. Perfect for any time of the day - lots of shade trees provide protection on hot, sunny days and the back decks are a perfect place to end the day and enjoy the peace and quiet of the neighbourhood away from busy and noisy roads. There is a vacuum cleaner located in the laundry room. In addition, you will find brooms for sweeping the outside areas, as needed....moreless
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
Deck / Patio:
Back decks for both Mango Cottage and Guava Cottage have a table with an umbrella and four chairs. Decks are approx 225 sq ft. There is also a front patio area with chairs which is approx 85 sq ft...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Beautiful half-acre backyard with many shade trees, fruit trees, a bird bath and many plants indigenous to Florida. There is also a sitting area with a fire pit for enjoyment on cool winter evenings....moreless
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Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay
May 1 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2018
30 night min stay
May 1 - Dec 31, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 12%
Payment to be made by check sent to owner's bank, or by wire transfer. Will confirm details for this upon booking.
Refundable Damage Deposit of $500 and cleaning fee to be sent with final rental payment. The Damage Deposit will be refunded within 7 days of departure following inspection and clarification that all terms have been met.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 50% of the rental, including the 12% tax, is due within seven days of reservation and final 50% plus the damage deposit and cleaning fee is due 30 days prior to reservation date. The Refundable Damage Deposit will be returned within 7 days of check out following inspection and clarification that the terms have been met.
If reservation is cancelled within 30 days of the reservation date, the full rental is forfeited. Cancellation must be made in writing (letter or email).
Contact owner should you have any special requests such as high chair, travel cot, etc. Low season rates for periods between one week and one month available upon request.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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The two Cottages are located in an attractive, quiet area, away from busy and noisy roads, that is typically 'Old Florida' on the lovely Gulf Coast. The main street in Olde Englewood, Dearborn Street, hosts a number of regular activities which attract people from the surrounding area, such as Saturday Night Live - shops are open late and lots of live music -, Wine Walks and Wine Tasting, Cruizin' Dearborn - classic car show along the street, live music, shops open late - and a Farmer's Market every Thursday morning. In addition, there is the Lemon Bay Playhouse which has a season of plays and musical entertainment.
Depending on the time of year you are visiting, you can have the opportunity to participate in a number of specific seasonal events, such as a Spring Arts Festival, Cinco de Mayo and Pioneer Days, to name a few.
There are several excellent restaurants on Dearborn Street and in the local area offering a variety of cuisine to suit all tastes. Most of the restaurants provide live music covering a range of style ensuring a fun, relaxing and enjoyable evening.
Down in Fort Myers, there are interesting attractions such as Thomas Edison's and Henry Ford's Winter Estates, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands and an refurbished retro downtown area.
Boca Grande, famous for the Bush family vacations, is approx half an hour's drive from Englewood and is the home of the beautiful Gasparilla Inn.
North of Englewood, you have Venice Beach, where you you can often spot dolphins and beautiful Siesta Key, where the beach is listed as one of the top 10 beaches of the world. And then, north a little further, in Sarasota, you will find the Ringling Brothers' Museums.
Closer to home, Englewood Beach and Stump Pass State Park are on Manasota Key which is 10 minutes' drive from the Cottages. Lemon Bay Park and Environmental Center is a stone's throw away. Here you will find a nature trail, butterfly garden, eagle nest viewing areas, canoe/kayak launch, boardwalks, picnic pavilion, picnic shelters, grills, park benches and environmental center.
If golf is your sport of choice, there are private golf courses nearby, such as Boca Royal Golf & Country Club and Jacaranda West Country Club, and a number of public golf courses, such as Myakka Pines Golf Course, Oyster Creek Golf & Country Club and Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club, to name but three.
Links to more information:
Front entrance of Mango Cottage. Porch has chairs, table & view to Yale Street
Living room (Mango) w/ 32-in LED HD TV, satellite, WiFi, iPod dock, Lay-Z-Boy
Spacious & bright dining area with seating for four in comfy chairs (Mango)
Queen bed, night stands and lamps (Mango)
Quality en-suite bathroom with tub/shower combo with a strong shower (Mango)
Table and chairs with umbrella on back deck (Mango)
Sunset over Lemon Bay
Front drive, Guava Cottage
Kitchen/dining area (Mango). Microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, electric stove
Beautifully appointed queen bedroom in Mango Cottage
Built in closet, chest of drawers and door to en-suite bathroom (Mango)
Bedroom - direct access to the deck overlooking the beautiful back yard (Mango)
Back deck with table & chairs & stunning view of beautiful back yard (Mango)
Firepit and large patio area in the center of the beautiful, wooded backyard
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 18, 2017
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