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Pristine! Braden River Tropical Retreat Close to Beach,IMG, 45min-Tampa,90min-Or

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3bed/2bath remodeled home, 45min to Tampa, 90 min to Orlando, Tropical

This beautiful 1400 sq. ft. completely remodeled Braden River home is nestled among lush palms and tropical Florida vegetation. The expansive plantings provide privacy and beautiful views of the backyard paradise. The main living area as well as the dining room, kitchen and Master all have views of the half acre tropical backyard where lush palm trees and tropical plants abound. Blue Herons, Sand Hill Cranes, Egrets, Ibis Flocks, and occasional squirrels come out to feed in the backyard. Check out my other homes listings: #912038, #567887 and #718568 for your other vacation options if you would like waterfront property, heated pools, jacuzzi, I have a house for everyone. If your planning a destination wedding, family reunion, family anniversary, I own 4 homes in this neighborhood and can sleep up to 34 guests total. Let me know if your planning a special event as I live locally and can help when planning your special event.

The interior of the home is light-filled and decorated in tropical hues through out. The comfortable living area with two leather sofas has vaulted ceilings, wood tables, a bright woven rug and is tastefully decorated with a tropical theme. There is bar seating in kitchen with three stools overlooking the backyard as well as a dining table with seating for four. The kitchen has granite countertops, new stainless appliances, including fridge with ice and water dispenser, glass cook top stove, microwave and every dish and service you will need for dinners in or outside on the patio. The laundry area with washer and dryer is conveniently located just off the kitchen. Entertainment is available with multiple flat screen TV's and WIFI internet for all your wireless devices.

The outdoor space has four different patio areas one with a metal dining table with six chairs and patio umbrella, the second space has a large aluminum covered pavilion with lounge seating for six for entertaining just off the patio, the third is a grill station with a stainless grill and the last area is just off the master which is the fire pit area with seating for four. There are also five beach chairs provided that can be moved to the backyard for the sun lovers to relax and catch some rays or read a good book. Two shell islands are on both sides of the backyard with lush tropical plants. If your up for tennis or swimming the community pool and playground area is within a short 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive from the home.

In the master bedroom, you'll sleep comfortably in a king-sized bed with comforter, feather pillows, a large walk- in closet, rattan headboard, dresser, and end tables, Palm leaf fan, enjoy Cable TV, and an en-suite bath with dual vanities and serene rock spa like shower. The split plan offers a second bedroom in the front of the house in white and bright beach hues with two twin beds, small night stand and lamp, and small closet. While the third bedroom has white, turquoise, and yellow hues with a queen size bed with down comforter, small night stand, reading table/lamp, flat screen smart tv with table and small closet. The two front bedrooms share the central bath with updated spa like tub and shower.

Every amenity has been thought of including board games and toys for children and teenagers, a high chair and folding crib/playpen for baby is also available. This community offers a large lap pool, sand volley ball court, tennis court, and playground for small children and baby swings all within a short 10 minute walk. Don't feel like cooking no problem Outback, Appleebee's, Gecko's, Pizza, Migi Sushi located within walking distance as well as Publix grocery, Office Depot, Dollar Tree, and Tractor Supply Store.

We know you will enjoy your stay at this Braden River Lakes retreat home where sun, fun, and the ultimate Florida life abides!

Family Friendly

Pets: Yes-we welcome well-mannered pets with additional nonrefundable deposit.

Echeck preferred payment method. Credit cards and debit cards additional 3% fee charged see Rates tab.

IF YOUR LOOKING FOR POOLS/LAKE HOME CHECK OUT MY OTHER HOMES LISTINGS: #912038 direct waterfront, #567887 pool/lake, #718568 pool/fenced yard, or #971939. Planning a wedding? Rent all 5 homes sleep 45 total.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Rhonda

We fell in love with the Bradenton area twenty two years ago and decided to purchase this home as overflow for our other vacation property and for our families to enjoy. The proximity to Busch Gardens, Disney and the beach is what attracted us to this city. Whether you like to shop, golf, baseball with the Pirates, or enjoying local orange groves at Mixon Fruit Farms Bradenton has something to offer everyone that visits.

Rhonda purchased this house in 2014

Why Rhonda chose Florida South West

This home has it all, community setting, centrally located, close to I-75, beaches, shopping, and close to downtown. Easy to hit the interstate and be at Prime Ellenton outlets in 10 minutes, Tampa in 45 minutes, or Orlando in 90 minutes, and the new mall at University Town Center is 10 min while IMG Academy is about 20 minutes away. This home has plenty of space for the whole family and is located on a back street with a very secluded and private backyard. This home meets all of our extended families needs and there is plenty of room for the family dog to run in the backyard.


Bradenton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Guest bathroom has porcelain vanity with under cabinet storage, toilet, medicine cabinet, and tub with a shower. Master Bathroom has walk in tile and stone shower, and dual vanities with storage cabinet over toilet, and medicine cabinet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Queen blow up air mattress, and baby port a crib available
  • Master Bedroom has king size bed, dresser, two night stands with drawers, lamps, palm fan, large walk in closet where a baby port a crib can easily fit, sitting chair for reading, and flat screen T.V. 2nd bedroom has queen bed, night stand with lamp, small closet, Flat screen T.V. and ceiling fan with light. 3rd bedroom has two twin beds, night stand, and small closet, ceiling fan with light.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Activities Available nearby: Wind-Surfing Jet Skiing Parasailing Swimming Kayaking Sailing Snorkeling/Diving Fishing Tennis Golf Trail hiking Water Skiing Cycling Fitness Center Health/Beauty Spa Cinemas Live Theater Lowry Park Zoo located in Tampa, 45min Big Cat Habitat, Sarasota Sarasota Jungle Gardens Restaurants Theme Parks Busch Gardens (45 min) Disney (90 min) Universal Studios (90min) Museums Dali-30min,Ringling 30min, Shopping Sight Seeing Boating Antiquing Wildlife Viewing Shelling Miniature Golf: Fishing Hole 15min Beginning essentials provided in home.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Pristine! Braden River Tropical Retreat Close to Beach,IMG, 45min-Tampa,90min-Or
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience, renting from Rhonda. The house was just as described. It was a great getaway!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Excellent. Many recent updates. Very comfortable and tidy.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. Rhonda met us the first day to ensure things were in order(they were). Centrally located for sight seeing, beaches, shopping, restaurants. Check out the Sandbar. Close to Sarasota, St. Pete. etc. Highly recommended. Thanks Rhonda.

Hope to see you again.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super clean and well maintained vacation home!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our two kids stayed for six days in April. The house was immaculate and Rhonda wouldn't let us in until everything was absolutely perfect!! She takes a lot of pride in her houses and wants everyone to have a great stay!! The house has everything you could possibly need and more. From a great outdoor space with a grill and plenty of seating to many pool and beach toys and chairs to some bathroom essentials and even items in kitchen like peanut butter, ketchup, spices, all kinds of dishes, pots and pans glasses and more. You really only need food and clothes. This was our second year in a VRBO, first time being a condo and we were beyond amazed with what you got for your money!! We will definitely recommended to friends and family and hope to be back again soon. Maybe even move here permanently!!!! Thanks again Rhonda for a wonderful stay!

The beaches are within a half hour, the town has what you need from gas stations, to Walmart and Publix, Dollar Tree, restaurants and more. The highways are very close to take you to pretty much wherever you want to go. Many choices of things to do!!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Great Home! Well taken care of. Great one level home with fenced in area for young children! Several amenities provided. Very spacious and welcoming. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect! We had 4 adults and 3 kids (ages 2-7) the back yard was big enough for them to run around and not worry about them. Centrally located. All the beach supplies we could possibly n3ed were there waiting for us.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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nice place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home in a very nice neighborhood. Location is very central in Bradenton. Very close to shopping areas, restaurants, I 75, etc. 15 min drive to Red Barn Flea Market, 30 min. drive to Bradenton Beach. Large backyard and very quiet. This place was furnished with everything including a propane BBQ grill, lots of lawn furniture, and even a propane fire pit! We have rented several places in Bradenton. We are thru shopping as long as this rental is available. The realtor is also a very nice person and easy to get a hold of. That's important.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Outback, Applebees, PaddyWagon, Gecko's,
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Tara Golf, River Run, Stoneybrook, Waterlefe Golf
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Outback, Applebees, Geckos, Casa Di Pizza, Sushi
Nearest Beach
9.5 Miles
Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island
Car: recommended

Bradenton is a very diverse area from golfing, fishing, museums, and local wine tasting events you can find it all within a few miles of this home. Located 45 min. from Tampa airport and 20 min. from Sarasota Airport nothing is lacking in this community. If you like to shop Ellenton Outlet Mall is one exit North. If you like the beach Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Anna Maria Island are located 9 miles west. If you like to sample the local winery and local oranges of Mixon fruit farms it is 4 miles south west. If your a thrill seeker Busch Gardens Tampa is 45 minutes North or Disney is 90 minutes North East. If you like relaxation it's right at your doorstep! Nothing is lacking in Bradenton you can visit the local South Florida Museum or take on a riverboat cruise right from the local fishing pier. If seafood is your favorite visit the local Starfish Company for the most amazing fresh catches from local fisherman. The beach at Anna Maria is one of the most fabulous beaches and only 9 miles away or travel a short 30 minutes south to visit Siesta Key beach. Everything is at your fingertips in Bradenton. This home is located within walking distance of Outback, Applebee's, Gecko's grill and pub, Migi Sushi, or if Italian is your favorite you must visit Gianni's located in the Publix shopping center. Tom Bennett Park is located a short 3 mile drive east in which there are kayak launches, walking and biking trails, sand volleyball courts, a well as a huge jungle type playground with handicap equipment for special needs children. If you like horses there are plenty of riding facilities as well as the famous Sarasota Polo Club.


Rates & Availability

Bradenton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 7 2017 - Nov 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holidays 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
"Season 2018"
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Deposit $200
Pet Fee $250
Cleaning Fee $135
Tax Rate 12.0%

This property speaks for itself. We hope you enjoy the comfort
and benefit of reasonable pricing in our family home.Taxes not included.
A 3% fee deducted from $200. deposit for paying with credit card. International Credit Cards 4%. Debit cards are processed as credit card. Cancellations made less than 90 days in advance will loose any money paid unless home is rebooked.
Bookings prior to 30 day check in must be paid in full at time of reservation.
Pets MUST be approved by owner prior to booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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