There are two units available on this property.
- This listing is for the larger Art Studio apartment property (615128).
- The smaller River Guest Cottage is VRBO listing (property 1191915).
~ Be sure to review the pictures for the Art Studio and Guest Cottage. Both are hidden gems.
~ Please check the calendar for available dates for each.
The Art Studio
The Art Studio is a free standing building that was built as a Painting Art Studio, approx. 100 feet from the Braden River in lush tropical, private setting.
~ It is, a single Non-smoking apartment size space with very comfortable and adjustable, Queen size, adjustable, Sleep Number bed, leather couch and chair, orential area rug, table/chairs, closet & shower, (not a tub shower) with free Wi-Fi and large, 55" HD Flat Screen HD TV with free internet cable service.
~ In the kitchen area is a 4 burner Elec stove with oven and full size refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster, Keurig Coffee/Tee Maker, cooking utensils and silverware for 4, etc.
~ Gas Grill in courtyard.
~ Sleep Number bed, (Queen size), with individual firmness controls and Premium linens.
~ Parking directly at your front door. (There are No steps from the parking lot to the Studio or the Cottage.)
~ If you need a smaller, less priced unit, please see my other Cottage unit VRBO # 1191915. This is a smaller Cottage unit at the same property location. Similar in size to a hotel room but with Gas stove/oven, refridgerator and complete with kitchen table/chairs, comfy recliner chair and Queen Size, Sleep Number bed with individual firmness control.
Cottage rates vary from $95 to $135 in peak season.
Within 2 miles there are numerous restaurants, grocery (Publix & Walmart).
Hospital within 2 miles.
New University Mall within 5 miles. (Next exit south on I-75)
Take a Pontoon boat cruise down the Braden River for $50 for 2-4 guests.
We will serve wine and cheese along with other various snacks for additional $25.
~ You may also bring your own refreshments or adult beverage.
~ This will be your personal jungle river cruise of about 2+ hours.
As a courtesy to all future guests, I am not able to accept pets.
I have been doing vacation rentals at my property for 5 years.
You will see I try hard to make my property clean, comfortable and secure for all my guests as indicated by their wonderful comments. Very positive reviews and numerous return visits.
~ 11.5% County and Florida Sales tax are added by VRBO.
~ No resort tax or other hidden fees.
~ Personal checks are acceptable, PayPal or VRBO.
~ 50% at time of reservation. Remaining 50%, due 30 days prior to check in.
~ Cancellation fees if cancelled less than 60 day notice.
~ As much notice as possible will be appreciated in order to re-book vacancy.
~ Private Outdoor Patio area with gas grill and fenced Yard.
~ Private Fishing deck extends out over the Braden River.
~ A nice residential Area for Walking. ~ Tropical Landscaping, Sunny & Shade. (Mostly Shade)
~ Guests provided key to the Cottage and Gate Opener to the driveway gate to the property.
~ Restaurant, laundry and rentals for Canoes/Kayaks are available next door at Linger Lodge for touring the Braden River or bring your own boat or kayak. Free boat launch available next door at Linger Lodge, or Ward Lake. (3 miles)
~ Free Wi-Fi; HDTV; Cable TV and internet service. ~ RV Parking for mid-size RV.
~ Numerous golf courses within 2-5 miles. (Lakewood Ranch, Tara, River Club, Meadows, Bobby Jones, Peridia, Stone Crest, Rosewood)
For a real step back in time, walk next door to the World famous, Linger Lodge.
Named by Forbes as; "Most Unusual Restaurants in the World".
Al Roker says; "one of Top 5 Weirdest Restaurants in America. and proud of it".
Good food, cocktails with week-end live music on their rear deck on the river.
Numerous other restaurants are within 2 miles.
New University Town Center Mall/restaurants one exit south on I-75.
Downtown Bradenton & Sarasota 15 - 20 minutes;
New University Town Center Mall 7-8 minutes. (one exit south on I-75)
For a you-tube video of a brief ride down the Braden River, search YouTube for;
Braden River Jungle River Cruise at Linger Lodge.
Anna Maria Island, Siesta Key, Long Boat Key, Lido, Bradenton Beach, Venice Beach.
Tampa International served by Southwest, Delta, American. (55 minutes north),
Sarasota/Bradenton (20 minutes west) served by Delta, American, United
Punta Gorda & Fort Myers (60 minutes south), Jet Blue, Aligent, Delta, American
Orlando & Sanford (2 hours) served by most carriers
Miami Intl. Airport
3,5 hours south east