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Beautiful Florida Riverfront nestled on 3 pristine acres on the Braden River.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Over 1,000 square foot private first floor apartment; 2BR one Bath with 50 foot long fully screened porch with alfresco dining. Amazing surroundings, lush natural landscaping. Owners reside on the second floor. At this peaceful refuge, you will awaken to the sound of exotic Florida birds such as Limpkin, Gallinule or perhaps a feeding Osprey.

Cast a line for largemouth bass or take a stroll down the pathway leading to the river and across a small bridge to the island where a hammock with your favorite book beckons. This home was featured in the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Style magazine. 'The Braden River is tranquil, reflective and deep along the property, filled with fish, turtles and water birds. Ken Kinzie and Jeanne Chinnis enjoy their peaceful haven within surburbia' The luxury apartment has the following amenities; two bedrooms, one bath, private entrance, full kitchen, private laundry, icomfort memory foam mattress, WiFi, outdoor grill. Kayaks, Pedal boat and bicycles are available for guests enjoyment Fishing rods provided for guests. Comfortably sleeps 3.


Owner
jeanne Chinnis
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

Why jeanne Chinnis chose Florida South West

For the extraordinary privacy in an old Florida riverfront setting with it's own private island.

What makes this apartment unique

Close to Sarasota and Bradenton, one interstate exit from upscale shopping and dining at University Town Center. Minutes from LeCom Medical School and less than 10 miles from IMG Academy. Short drive to area beaches.

Amenities

Bradenton Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub with shower, custom tile work.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom has queen size bed with i comfort memory foam mattress & sliding glass door to screened porch with chaise lounge for two.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Florida Riverfront nestled on 3 pristine acres on the Braden River.
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

The best accommodation I've ever had the pleasure of renting!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful grounds, gracious and helpful hosts, luxurious furnishings, well-equipped kitchen, amazing decor, and a private screened porch. Easy access to grocery shopping at Publix. And a central location for us birdwatchers--from Fort DeSoto to Oscar Scherer SP and the celery fields. What more can I say?

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you stay in our apartment and hope that you'll have an opportunity to return some day....Jeanne & Ken
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5

Beautiful Home on the River!!!

  • 5 of 5

Firstly, the owners are amazing. Very friendly and helpful. The home is very very clean and has 2 beautiful bedrooms, 1 bathroom, full kitchen, laundry room and a very nice living room that looks out to the river. The screened in porch is spectacular and relaxing. It also has wifi and a great channel selection for TV/cable. I highly recommend this rental to everyone. 5 Stars. Cheers.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

Jeanne & Ken are generous & gracious hosts and this is a great property to get away from the bustle of Florida tourist sites.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely and tranquil

  • 5 of 5

Its a great place in a quiet neighborhood. Its tastefully furnished and has all the conveniences you would want. The house is on the slow-moving Braden River and the property is beautiful. Publix and restaurants are just a couple minutes away. Its also close to downtown Bradenton, Lecom Field, Myakka State Park, and Lakewood Ranch. The owners are very nice and helpful - great people to deal with. We hope to go again next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet and relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Surrounded by bamboo and beautiful palm trees, it was very relaxing. The home was well kept and well-supplied. The owners were genuine and friendly.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We've had the good fortune of many wonderful vacations, and this last one is definitely in the top 5. This rental was in excellent condition and very well appointed. We were comfortable and happy the entire time. Each morning after breakfast we were able to go kayaking on a beautiful, natural, unspoiled river and then had an easy drive to the beach in the afternoons to get our fill of sun and surf. The view of river and all the wildlife made for an a very exotic feel. It is a real getaway and something we've found no where else in Florida. We couldn't think of a nicer place to spend a week. Thanks so much to our hosts for making this a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Gecko's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tara Preserve
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Gecko's
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Anna Maria Island
Car: necessary

The Braden River is excellent for kayaking or boating with a very short drive to boat ramp. Within easy driving range to Sarasota & Anna Maria Island beaches and golf courses. The apartment is minutes from the Lecom Medical School Campus. Other close attractions include the Mall at University Town Center and the new world class rowing center at Nate Benderson Park, scheduled to host the national rowing championships in 2017. One and a half miles from I-75 and Twenty minutes to Sarasota Airport. Forty Five minute drive to Tampa International and 30 minute drive to St. Pete/Clearwater airport.

Owners reside on second floor of residence and are available as needed to greet guest's and provide information about the area and nearby attractions, such as Selby Gardens, Ringling museum and other outstanding cultural attractions.

The neighborhood is in the Sarasota & Lakewood Ranch area, only 3 miles from University Parkway, University Town Center & Nathan Benderson Park. Guests will enjoy a very private, relaxed wooded environment. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy professional baseball, pro football, soccer and hockey, all less than one hour away.

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Rates & Availability

Bradenton Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
May 15 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Winter 2018
Oct 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$145
$985
 
 
Summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Oct 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$135
$895
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
$895
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $70
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rate is for 2 adults; $15 dollars per day per person (after 2) with maximum of 4 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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