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Enjoy Designer Villa Beach & Canal Holiday Special

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

Hidden home with gorgeous views: walk to Secluded beach on Longboat Key

Our Venetian Island Villa is nestled on quiet Longboat Key. With a short drive from the airport, Ringling Museum, St. Arman’s Circle (shopping area) We are on a canal with just a few minutes walk to a secluded beach. Our villa is has an open living space which is filled with antiquities. Each bedroom has its private bathroom, closet, and writing desk. We also have flatscreen cable TV and Wireless internet. Great for relaxation or inspiration.

Enjoy a tropical seclusion with panoramic window view. Have full access to the main lower house 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, kitchen, dining, living room, laundry room with washer and dyer.

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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Robert

A passion for Art, Culture, and the Renaissance. Studied in Oxford, Moscow, with degrees from LSE, and Thunderbird.

Enjoy: Bali, Bora Bora, Marrakesh, Barcelona, San Miquel, Venice, Prague, Berlin, London, Shanghai, St. Petersburg...

Carpe Diem

Robert purchased this house in 1992

Why Robert chose Florida South West

Our family sanctuary is inspired by the palaces on Venice's Grand Canal and by the 1920's West Palm Beach mansions. If you looking for something unique, please come be our guest.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy a secluded, tropical paradise, yet have quick access to the beach, elegant restaurants, delis, golf & tennis. We are about 15 miles to the Ringling Museum & Sarasota airport


4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Enjoy Designer Villa Beach & Canal Holiday Special
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Great location, lovely private courtyard, nicely equipped home.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our relaxing stay at the villa. Robert was very easy to contact and helpful. This home is a value in Long Boat Key.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable retreat to a hectic schedule

  • 5 of 5

Was in town for a soccer tournament and running in and out of games at the IMG fields. The villa was conveniently located close to the fields only 15 minute drive. Most importantly was that we were able to escape the hustle and retreat into the villa, relaxing after games and enjoying the beautiful home, surroundings and beaches. It was a very pleasant stay, and would do it again. The villa was close enough to everything and Roberts suggestions for meals and entertainment were right on. The Columbia restaurant was very good.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, serene surroundings, and tropical oasis feel. Minutes from a secluded beach and centrally located to Armand Circle, Ringling Museum, downtown Sarasota, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and beautifully unique Anna Maria Island. We took in many pristine sunsets throughout the area and even used the nearby bird trail and lagoons to take in a sunrise. Robert was extremely accommodating and willing to extend himself in any way to ensure a perfect stay. In fact, he was the one that suggested many of the unique experiences we had!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brandon we were delighted you vacationed at our house as well as taking advantage of the beach close by as well as the museums & restaurants. Your family is welcomed back. Thank you for your kind thoughts.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
(SQR) Sarasota-Bradenton Internatinal
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Mar Vista, Harry's Bar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Longboat Key Resort Club & IMG and others
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Mar Vista Restaurant & Moore's Stone Crab
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Car: recommended

Ringling Museum, Longboat Key quiet Beaches & Anna Maria laid back Beaches, St. Armand's Circle shopping, Opera, Asolo Theater, Mote Aquarium, Selby Gardens, lastly Publix (super market) & public tennis courts on Longboat Key.


Rates & Availability

Longboat Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Longboat Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom sleeps 2 persons with a bathroom and spacious desk & study. The 2nd bedroom also sleeps 2 person with 2nd full bathroom. Note we have a king size pull out sofa bed facing the canal.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • non smoking only
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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