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Executive Retreat Beautiful Well Appointed Home with Private Salt Water Pool

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights


About the property

Open concept bright & beautiful bungalow, 3 bedroom, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Executive Lakeview Retreat in Heritage Harbour. Fully upgraded and meticulously maintained home with heated saltwater pool and gorgeous views for discerning guests. Many amenities close by making living easy. Call Bruce direct on cell 905-520-6435 or trip advisor 7111804

Located close to Sarasota and Anna Maria Island, some of the best beaches on the Gulf coast, 5 minutes to outstanding outlet shopping in Florida and having a premium golf course in this gated community, This home provides something for everyone.

Enjoy the very best that Floridas Gulf Coast has to offer in style. Located close to some of the best beaches on the Gulf coast, 5 minutes to outstanding outlet shopping and 10 minutes from new huge University Town Center Mall

This meticulously appointed home provides you the perfect location for you to enjoy your vacation. It is situated near the beautiful Gulf Coast in the exclusive highly sought after Heritage Harbour gated community, a premier golf resort-style community. It is adjacent to StoneyBrook Golf Club; an Arthur Hills designed, picturesque 7,134 yard course. The Recreation centre is located 2 miles away and has a large heated pool, tennis, fitness centre, roller hockey rink and much much more. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, has a covered lanai and pool area overlooking a lake and golf. Back yard provides great panorama for nature lovers and birdwatchers. This home was built in 2005 has everything you could want in a Florida vacation rental!

The retreat is a fully air conditioned and was recently significantly refurnished with furnishings of a high standard and has fully upgraded entertainment systems. The heated saltwater pool is fully covered and the lanai is furnished with outdoor furniture perfect for private dining and relaxing in the sun (sunrise is directly across the lake making mornings by the pool - spectacular). A New 2015 CharBroil 3 Burner BBQ for your grilling enjoyment. The landscaping ( upgraded 2015 front and back) have been well designed and maintained - tropical and private.

This Luxury home has a very spacious open plan, tray ceilings and has a fully equipped kitchen and 2 dining areas. We have provided all of the modern appliances you could wish for including a gas stove, microwave, family size fridge/freezer, Kitchenaide dishwasher , washing machine and dryer. The countertops are upgraded Corian solid surface and a complete selection of premium stainless steel small appliances, including a Kuerig coffee machine has been provided. All new high quality flooring in open area installed in 2017 and the entire interior was professionally repainted recently

The living area boasts a state of the art 42inch LED TV and surround sound system with universal remote and full cable TV services including a HD and Music Cable package. Included also is a docking station for I Pods

The spacious Master Bedroom has a luxurious King Size Bed, large walk in closet, ensuite a 32 inch LED HD TV with full cable TV services including an HD and Music Cable package. It has beautiful views of the lanai and lake. The master bathroom has a large soaking tub, his and hers sinks and a large walk in shower.

The second bedroom also boasts a King Size Bed and a 27 inch flat screen TV.

The Third bedroom has twin beds ,flat screen with DVD and an office area. 5-G WiFi is provided for free and a new wireless HP Printer, copier and fax has been added.

This Home has been very well maintained and has everything you need!

Here is how a few pasts guests described our home in guest book

Perfect villa good central location. Exactly as pictures show

Very nice and luxury home, beautiful pool and all things you need for a sunny holiday.

This house is great! What you see in the listing is what you get. Has everything you need for a great sunny vacation. The pool is such a great amenity. The house is equipped for any activity you, ride bikes, go to the beach - you name it. I think the best thing about the home is that it is situated right next to a protected wetland and we had the opportunity to see so many different birds.

A great place to stay! We come from UK and will be back!

Outstanding Vacation Getaway.

My wife and I stayed in this well decorated, well maintaned home for a month. It was exceptionally clean and the location is excellent for all vacation needs. Community is very well maintained and quiet. Facilities including recreation center and golf course are excellent. We liked this home so much we are returning next year.

Great vacation house,

My family and I stayed here this past summer..and found everything we needed there! The house is very comfortable and the setting is beautiful. Heritage harbour has a great location... Close to the highway, Sarasota, beaches, shopping, restaurants, etc. but the setting is very private.

Fun in the Sun

My wife and I have rented many places in this area, this property was very tastefully decorated and by far the cleanest place we have stayed. The golf course that the property is on was great, and shopping and restaurants are minutes away.We would certainly stay there again.

Truly a Home Away from Home

This property is exactly as it appears in the photos. (Experience has taught me that this is not always the case.) Tastefully furnished, impeccably clean, privacy, lovely vista from lanai overlooking water and golf course. Owners are friendly and have provided golf clubs, bikes, beach equipment, Location is great. Away from the heavy traffic, but yet close to the major highway, Rt. 75 which is Ideal for baseball fans, golfers, shoppers and beach lovers. Without reservation, I would recommend this property.Excellent vacation getaway!

My husband and I had a great time in this lovely decorated and spacious home.

It is situated in a quiet residential area with golf at your doorstep.

There is a lake view from the back providing a very nice outlook with wildlife and in the mornings it is nice to watch the sunrise while having your coffee.

The private salt water pool was absolutely great. I had never been in a salt water pool before. If you like to cook you are in luck with a fully equipped kitchen.

The beds are comfortable and the 2 bikes in the garage were used a lot.

We had some great bargains at the Ellenton Outlet mall nearby.

We love the beaches, specially at Anna Maria Island.

This property was exceptionally clean and very well appointed. As an avid golfer being on the golf course was great! Proximity to the beach and some good outlet shopping and wonderful restaurants when we wanted to dine out was nice as well

We loved your home,

Bob and I only regret not staying longer.

What a wonderful winter get away spot.

Keywords: Open concept bungalow with saltwater heated pool

More Details

Bruce Eccles or Claire Eccles
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018

About Bruce Eccles or Claire Eccles

Canadians who love the Florida Lifestyle and sunshine.

We rented this house many years we enjoyed it so much we bought it!

It feels like home the second you enter.

Our decision was based on the fact that finding a beautiful home with a private pool like this to rent was becoming impossible in this area that we enjoyed so much. The demand has become much higher than the availability. As former renters we feel we know what our tenants want in a Florida Home . Unlike many rentals we also use this house several months a year. We believe this makes for a far nicer home to rent. You will understand that statement when you walk in. This home is perfect in so many ways. Ideal for grandparents with visiting grandchildren with pool and so many attractions nearby. Ideal for the golfing couples with dozens of courses within 20 minutes. Or just relax and enjoy, put your feet up and read a book.

Bruce Eccles or Claire Eccles purchased this bungalow in 2015

Why Bruce Eccles or Claire Eccles chose Bradenton

Best lot with fabulous view onto small lake. Bright & Open concept. Private pool, Close to golf, great restaurants, beaches and Outlet malls. Quiet street with Excellent community amenities. One of Florida's finest regions

Lovely Neighbours . Bring your sunblock this home has everything else.

What makes this bungalow unique

Feels like home the second you walk in. Back yard features a beautiful private saltwater pool with a natural landscaping theme surrounding it. Home is very well kept and upgraded much better than average rental.

Friendly and quiet community. Walk to the pro shop at Stoneybrook


Bradenton Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 6:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Large Soaker Tub and separate walk in shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , With flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Flat screen Television-DVD , HP Fax-Printer & Free WiFi
  • Large Master Bedroom with king size bed and ensuite with soaker tub and walk in shower. Walk in closet and patio doors to pool. Large flat screen TV. King size bed in guest room with flat screen television Twin beds and flatscreen -DVD television with office area which includes HP fax-copier. Free WiFi
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beach Chairs, umbrella and large cooler provided for your beach days. Fishing rods and small tackle box 2 Bicycles Ladies and Mans for your riding pleasure. Baseball Training camps in area. Hockey fans can attend Tampa Bay lightning games. Many discount movie theatres . Local live theatre productions. Dog races in Sarasota. Stock car races every Saturday night at local track. Once you have been here you will want to come back every year.


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Beautiful Spacious House

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful spacious home ideally located close to shopping, restaurants and golf courses. House has all the amenities of home, you won't be disappointed.

The owners are very easy to deal with and will ensure your stay is enjoyable.

Owners were great to deal with

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rhonda, Thank you for your review I am sorry the garage was so disorganized. After hurricane Irma many items were not put back away in their place I hope to see you again Bruce
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Burlington, Ontario

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Claire & Bruce are the most gracious and welcoming hosts; and make you feel perfectly at home. We've stayed in other private residences in the past, but this is the one that keeps us coming back year after year. The well appointed, and comfortable home leaves you wanting for nothing. With every amenity you might conceivably need, from pool toys, bikes, golf clubs, beach chairs and umbrella etc. This is the perfect setting for everyone, that enjoys a tranquil, relaxing and private vacation, within minutes from exceptional shopping, dining, attractions and arguably one of the nicest beaches in the state, if not the country.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks I agree that is why we chose that house and location See you next year!
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Great place to be in December.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice home in gated community. Convenient location adjacent to Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota. Approximately 35- 40 minute drive to Sarasota beaches. Nice kitchen and well stocked pantry.

Comfortable furniture throughout.

Terrific backyard view of pond and native bird life. Eighteen hole golf course about a mile outside community gate at reasonable price. If you start your round in mid-afternoon, the course is wide open for play.

You can drive to Lakewood Ranch UTC Mall between 15-20 minutes depending on route you choose to take.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

As frequent visitors to Florida my wife and I agree this is one of our favourite houses to stay in.The owners Bruce and Claire are very easy to deal with and will go out of their way to make sure your stay is an enjoyable one.The house is very well furnished with a beautiful pool deck and patio where we enjoyed many a good meal.It's central location to all of our favourite activities makes it a great place to stay. Looking forward to a return visit. Dan & Sandra S.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dan See you next year!!
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Ultimate Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

As soon as I unlocked the door to this property and looked in, I turned to my wife and said, "you're definitely going to be impressed" and needless to say she was!The home was by far the best we ever rented and I would have even rated it higher than 5 Stars if it was possible. We enjoyed many relaxing days and evenings sitting on the pool deck relaxing and enjoying the beautiful view and watching the wildlife. The house was equipped with everything you could possibly need.The area of Stoneybrook golf course was very nice and well maintained. About a half mile from the house was an area known as Central Park which had a mile and a half lake known as Deacon Lake with a walking trail around it. The owners Bruce and Claire were excellent to deal with and always responded to emails and phone calls promptly. After our 3 week stay we hated to leave. We enjoyed our vacation at this property so much that we booked again for next year. Thank you very much Bruce and Claire for allowing us to rent your beautiful vacation home, it was top notch all around!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Close to so much but not enough time

  • 5 of 5

Home was spacious and well furnished with everything we needed. Close to many golf courses, restaurants by the water, shopping and great places to visit. The house is looking over the 5th hole of a golf course with a small pond that is the watering hole for many wildlife that is enjoyable to watch. We enjoyed many nights playing games in the backyard which is protected by a screen enclosure. After picturesque long walks, a swim in the pool was quite refreshing. Can't wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Stoneybrook at Heritage Harbour
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
1-75 and Highway 64 Intersection
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Stoneybrook Golf Club
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Holmes Beach
Car: necessary

A great place to visit for restaurants and shopping is St. Armands Circle which is also near a wonderful beach and marina.

New University Town Center Mall only 15 minutes away.

Heritage Harbour provides a superb location with Outlet Mall only 5 minutes away.

Ringling Museum only a 20 minute drive.

Botanical Gardens in Sarasota

Many Movie theatres and live theatres

There is lots to do from beach days to golfing to shopping.

Close to Highway 75 making Busch Gardens , Universal Studios and Disney great day trip driving destinations

IMG sports camps and Ballet schools also nearby

Golf, Beaches, Restaurants, Shopping, This location has it all


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Optional poolheat $50 WK $200 + Tax
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Speak to owner about multiple months discount rates
Golfers take note great rates at some of the best courses in fall & off season
No smoking No pets

Looking for longer term 50 plus tenants please call or e-mail owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.