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Fabulous Waterfront Estate! Private Gated Property. Beach Access. Heated Pool.

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Sarasota bay view. Pool, spa, dock, private estate, chef kitchen


Last updated: 05/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Waterfront 5 Bedroom Home With Dock and Pool. Private Gated Paradise.

This spacious 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bath in the heart of Longboat Key has been fully updated under new ownership and is ready to accommodate you on your dream Florida vacation. Enjoy your stay in this beautiful Mediterranean style home with Mexican tile and hardwood flooring throughout.

Upstairs, there are three bedrooms and bathrooms. The first master bedroom suite with expansive closet space and enclosed balcony with seating looks out onto the beautiful Sarasota Bay. There is a king size bed and linen settee for your lounging pleasure. The second master suite with en-suite bathroom has a king size bed and additional sofa bed and looks out onto the bay through triple sliding glass doors leading to an enclosed balcony . The third guestroom has a queen size bed and balcony with view of the large private front yard. There is a bathroom next door. The master bath has double sinks, oversized tub, and a shower. The second master bathroom has a shower. The third bathroom has a shower. Also upstairs there is an office with desk and chess table and a separate walk-in closet with built-in shelves that can be used as a small playroom or to store an elaborate wardrobe. Downstairs, there are two bedrooms, both with queen beds, and 1.5 bathrooms. The first downstairs bedroom opens to the patio with French doors and has a new wall mounted flat screen television with cable. The second bedroom looks out to the front yard. These 2 bedrooms share a bathroom and are off of the library in the front of the house.
The gourmet kitchen is made for entertaining and equipped with professional appliances such as a Dacor gas range, Subzero refrigerator/ freezer, Kitchenaid double oven and dishwasher. Included are all top of the line, newly purchased accessories such as a coffee maker, blender, food processor, immersion blender, and juicer (all Cuisinart and Kitchenaid). Adjoining the kitchen is a family room with over sized TV, Natuzzi leather sofa which seats 6 people and four matching recliners. The open floor plan lends itself to hours of spending time together or finding a quiet spot on your own. The family room opens to a bar and game room/pool room. The bar is fully equipped with an additional dishwasher, glass paneled cabinets, ice maker, glassware, and barstools.
Enjoy captivating views of the bay from most of the bedrooms and all of the living spaces including the dining room, kitchen, living room, and game room. The pool deck has an inviting fire pit with ample sitting configurations and Webber gas grill piped directly to the house perfect for family and entertaining. There is an enclosed patio with dining tables and more gorgeous views of the bay and the pool.
There is a heated swimming pool with in the backyard and a sunning deck on the roof terrace. There also is a six person spa. The home is located on almost an acre of land so it is very private. There is cable and wireless internet throughout the home. There are four air conditioning units and heating as well. There are two full-size washer and dryers.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 05/15/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 5200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome. Be aware that there is an open pool (with removebale pool fence)and bay water right outside the house. Extra care is required to supervise young children at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking inside the house. Smoking is allowed outside on the grounds. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry. Absolutely no exceptions. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are 2 staircases....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bayside Main bedroom: 1 king

    2nd floor covered balcony with seating overlooks the bay....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Covered balcony with waterviewsand private bath; closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Balcony and hall bath; closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    shared bath, 1st floor; closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    waterview, French doors to patio, shared bath; closet...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beach access. 12 miles of perfect sidewalk for runners and walkers. Marked bicycle lanes are safe to travel. Opera, ballet, art galleries, world class museum and shopping all with a 25 minute drive. Less than a 10 minute drive from the famed St. Armand's Circle....moreless


  • Books:

    Enjoy a library of children's and grownup books....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Media room and game room joined next to kitchen. Bar. Game tables....moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Speakers throughout the downstairs allow you to listen to your own playlist or Fios....moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Verizon Fios...moreless

  • Stereo:

    IPod dock for your playlist as well as a receiver and speakers throughout the house....moreless

  • Television:

    Smart TV and sound system in media room....moreless

  • Toys:

    Train table, basketball nets and pool toys are in the house. More toys are available upon request....moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Resort:

    Minutes away from Longboat Key Club for tennis and golf....moreless

  • Water View:

    Gorgeous bayside view looks across a wide expanse of the inter-coastal waterway. Watch porpoise and manatees frolic close by. Lights twinkle across the bay at night....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Bayside dock with deep water access and a boat lift is ready for your boat. Quick and easy access to gulf side waters by boat. Deeded beach access very nearby....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    Dining room has three sets of French doors leading to pool and bay. There are 3 sets of placemats, linens, and everything you need for entertaining....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    4 air handlers assure that you will be comfortable during your entire stay....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Two dryers match the washing machines for convenience....moreless

  • Garage:

    One garage space to park your vehicle indoors....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi throughout the house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Please let us know if you would like to add housekeeping services during your stay....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large library / living room has French doors across its length that open onto your water view and pool. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for up to six vehicles is available on the grounds....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line makes local calls easy. 4 cordless phones throughout the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach and bath...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Two full-size washer and dryers (stackables)....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Multiple serving trays, bakeware, utensils for over 30 settings. Everything you need for your stay. All newly purchased in 2014....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    KitchenAid with multiple settings including sterilizer and quick wash....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with Dacor gas range and Subzero refrigerator. Large windows flood the kitchen with natural light and gorgeous views. Extra fridge in pantry. Top of the line appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    KitchenAid Double electric ovens....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Most kitchen items are Cuisinart, All-Clad, Kitchenaid, and Le Creuset. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two refrigerators easily accommodate the needs of your hungry guests. SubZero in the main kitchen....moreless

  • Stove:

    Dacor gas top range is a chef's dream....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Numerous balconies from bedrooms...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened lanai overlooks inter coastal waterway...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Tropical paradise. Very private grounds....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    On the waterfront. No screened cage. Heating available....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Nov 21, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,500
  • post stay clean $495 + tax
  • pool heat $1,000 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


Housekeeping is also available during your stay . Advance notice is requested. The fee is $185 per visit.

The kitchen and baths will be cleaned and the bed linens changed.

Guest is responsible for gas usage that exceeds $150.00 for length of stay and all pool heating charges.

Damage insurance is mandatory,

Payment will be made in USD and wired to a bank account.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/15/2017
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14 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sarasota International
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Longboat Key Club
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Saint Armand Circle
Longboat Key, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Longboat Key

Car: Recommended

Longboat Key is know for its beauty and exclusivity.

Twelve miles of white sand beaches make this a luxury Gulf Coast resort community. Its residents enjoy the island's championship golf course and tennis club, as well as its dining and shopping. Longboat Key brings you an elegant and scenic environment that offers the rare combination of breathtaking beaches and cultural activities.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: We fell in love with this property at first site. Our circumstances keep us from living here full time for the next several years so we are inviting others to come and enjoy the fabulous view and perfect setting.

Why Longboat Key, FL, USA:
Large tropical trees and exotic plants line the private gated drive leading up to this older Mediterranean style home covered in hibiscus and bougainvillea. French doors open off every room and look out across a wide expanse of Sarasota Bay. A private dock with rare deep water access and a boat lift, a floating kayak launch, open air pool and spa and spacious rooms through out the house make it unusual and perfect for a relaxing holiday. Beach access. Concierge available.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
An amazing array of wildlife visits the property daily. Manatees swim so close you might almost touch them. Dolphins, sea birds, fish and more are sighted daily. Three feet of water at lowest tide makes boating from the private dock available anytime.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 05/15/2017

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  • Sarasota bay view. Pool, spa, dock, private estate, chef kitchen

    Sarasota bay view. Pool, spa, dock, private estate, chef kitchen

  • Pool and game tables.

    Pool and game tables.

  • Master has French doors and balcony with expansive water view. Fireplace.

    Master has French doors and balcony with expansive water view. Fireplace.

  • This downstairs bath serves 2 bedrooms.

    This downstairs bath serves 2 bedrooms.

  • Sunset on the Gulf of Mexico.

    Sunset on the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Four garages and circular drive.
Plenty of parking.

    Four garages and circular drive. Plenty of parking.

  • Dining room off the kitchen and library has water view.

    Dining room off the kitchen and library has water view.

  • Breakfast/card table and media room with 4 recliners and super sofa.

    Breakfast/card table and media room with 4 recliners and super sofa.

  • Climate control wine storage.

    Climate control wine storage.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 21, 2017

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