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Enjoy the beach in your own private Home!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

ON MANASOTA KEY!! Private Home..steps to the Beach & Stump Pass Park!

Newly updated cottage on a private, quiet street just steps away from beautiful Manasota Beach. Enjoy this charming home with a lovely screened in area for reading and relaxing or sit out back and enjoy the nicely maintained fenced in yard. Plenty of room with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath plus a bonus bathroom with shower in the laundry room with full size washer and dryer. This is a NON SMOKING PROPERTY...SORRY, NO SMOKERS . Conveniently located close to restaurants, shops and beautiful Stump Pass State Park. Come stay at Cool Breeze Cottage and enjoy the beautiful beaches & clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

More Details

Kathleen White
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018

About Kathleen White

Full time Florida residents Greg and Kathleen love to fish, beach, kayak and relax on the beautiful beaches of Gulf of Mexico.

Kathleen White purchased this house in 2013

Why Kathleen White chose Englewood

Quaint waterfront community located within steps to the beach. Sweet home on private street.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is just what we needed...peace, quiet, calm and relaxation, away from the hustle and bustle of our daily life. Thanks...we needed this...

Jim and Pam
Aug 2015
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Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bonus Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bonus 2nd bathroom in laundry room off screened porch area.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Back lanai - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 2 nice bedrooms with new furnishing & 2 extra sleeper sofas in back lanai & living room. Maximum adults 2 in Jan, Feb, March & April with exceptions for visiting family.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach and bay everywhere!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Enjoy the beach in your own private Home!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews

Wonderfully cozy beach cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED staying here. The home is comfortable as soon as you pull into the driveway. So cute from the street and has that great beach feel throughout. We stayed here a week and felt at home. Kathleen was so easy to work with and really made us feel comfortable during our stay. Screened porch out front and sun room off back of house. Nice fenced in yard for our dog and QUIET. We slept with windows open and air conditioner off and it was great. No street noise or neighborhood noise. We grilled in the backyard and enjoyed a glass of wine on the patio furniture. I would stay here again without hesitation!!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Julie & Matt! It was a pleasure having you in our home. Call anytime you pass this way again, we would love to have you back anytime. Happy Trails, Kathleen
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  • 5 of 5

"Cool Breeze" is a lovely little house within walking distance to the Gulf beaches, Stump Pass, and restaurants. It is beautifully decorated, well maintained, quiet, and peaceful. A wonderful place for a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Nicely furnished, wonderfully open spaces with porch and Lanai. Bikes made it very convenient for getting around. Good quiet neighborhood. Owner made sure everything went well. No problems. We really enjoyed our time at Cool Breeze.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An Enjoyable Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Cool Breeze -- a lovely, well equiped and maintained cottage in a quiet neighborhood. It is just a short ride by bike or walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you guys, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back anytime!
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Very nice accomodations

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our stay. We enjoyed the evenings out on the back porch with the windows open and the nice ocean breeze. Everything was very clean and worked perfectly. The owner Kathleen was very friendly and contacted me in a timely manner to give me instructions for the house. The only thing I would caution anyone on is the beach. You can access the beach from this house via pathways but once on the beach you must stay in the wet part by the water or the beach front homeowners will hassle you. We were approached by one owner that said you can sit on the beach as long as you were inside the high tide mark. The following day another owner told us the wet part of the sand which is subjective as it is changing constantly due to the tide. We decided to stick with the public beaches to avoid the grouchy owners on the beach which was still great. I would stay at the house again even though we did have issues with beach front owners. I guess I can understand their point, if I owned beach front property to the oceans edge I would want to keep it private too. I also understand there are a lot of people who take advantage of situations and leave trash etc. on the beach. It was nice to be able to bring our little dogs with us and we appreciated that. The beds were comfortable and the house has everything you need while you are there.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much April for you lovely response, I am so glad you enjoyed the cottage and had a nice vacation...please come back anytime! Just for anyone confused about the beach issue, April is correct, the beachfront properties on all of Manasota & Englewood Beach own up to the high tide line and most of them will mark the area off if they care if someone enters their space. I have always put my chairs & umbrella near the water just because it is cooler there and what I prefer. Maybe that is why in all my visits to the beach I never had an owner say anything to me. Thanks for letting me know you were approached April, I will make sure any future guest knows about the beachfront property rights so there is no confusion. Again, thanks for your wonderful review...we look forward to having you stay at Cool Breeze Cottage again soon! Kathleen
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Great Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved cool breeze! It had everything we needed, bikes, a grill, beach chairs, just to name a few. what an awesome place, we'll definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stump Pass Beach State Park
Gulfview Grill
Lock 'n Key Pub Restaurant
Mama's Italian Restaurant
Stump Pass Grill
Mango Bistro
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Sarasota/Tampa/St. Petersburg/ Ft. Myers
Car: not necessary

Short stroll to the beach & walking distance from Stump Pass State Park with over a mile of pristine beach and bay surrounded by the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 12.0%

This is a no smoking property, absolutely no smoking anywhere.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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