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Secluded Beachfront!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4 adults

Tastefully decorated ground floor gulf front condo on the north end of Longboat Key. Completely updated with lots of tile, white pine hardwood, new premium wood floors in both bedrooms and granite counter tops in the kitchen! Breathtaking views from kitchen, family room, master bedroom and private screened lanai. Unit faces directly west at the Gulf of Mexico. Only view sea oats, sand and ocean, no man made structures. Walk right out directly onto the beach! Watch magnificent sunsets every evening. Each bedroom has a king size bed and adjoining bathroom. Washing machine and dryer inside unit. Our building is very private and is only two stories high. (Just 4 buildings and 28 units in total that share the gorgeous beach side pool and garden property. Only 8 units in our building- our unit is one of four on the ground floor.) No pets. No smoking.


Owner
Greg Hopkins
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2017

About Greg Hopkins

Retired and live a few miles from this vacation condo.

Greg Hopkins purchased this condo in 2005

Why Greg Hopkins chose Florida South West

My wife has been coming to Longboat Key for over 40 years. It is a hidden gem. Very quiet and private. Best for those who want a restful and peaceful vacation. Walking distance to multiple restaurants, liquor store, dry cleaners, hair salon and more...If more action is desired, it is just a few minutes down the road, across the bridge in Anna Maria Island where there are lots of bars, restaurants and shopping.

What makes this condo unique

Being on the ground floor, the condo provides very easy access to the beach, pool and car.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time and the condo could not have been more perfect (unless it came with a butler). I have already told a few people about the place if they are looking for a vacation. I hope we can come back soon.
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Guest bath is a shower. Master has a combo shower / tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Both bedrooms have King beds with attached bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 15 reviews
5

V.A.C.A.T.I.O.N...

  • 5 of 5

When Greg says EVERYTHING you need to enjoy your stay..he is respectfully understating! We've rented A LOT of condos..this however was the 1st one that felt like a home and not just a rental..little things matter to us as far as traveling with kids at a beach..proximity to beach and home comforts..these beds are wonderful..salt and pepper?!?! C'mon..I even brought my own because rentals NEVER have that..and the beach is RIGHT THERE..no joke! Cute little towns down the road..but the condo is far enough away from city bustle..in a quiet residential area..we saw dolphins everyday and realized we were swimming 2 ft away from a giant manatee..IT WAS GLORIOUS!!

Will definitely book again..

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We take great pride in providing an amazing experience at a very reasonable price point. We understand that when you are on holiday you want things to be as advertised and in working condition so you can relax and take advantage of the incredible beach and sunsets. We're not always perfect but thank you for acknowledging our efforts.
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Relaxing. Peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting. Charming condo. Thoughtfully prepared owners. Thank you for creating a wonderful space for our family to rest, relax, and get refreshed! The beach is simply WOW! Highly recommend! Greg is fantastic, quick to respond, and genuinely cares!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Longboat Key Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Sea Pines property the week of June 17th and had a wonderful stay. The property was better than advertised with a full complement of items to enjoy the pool and beach. The portable BBQ was useful and used plenty. The accommodations were first rate and very comfortable. The location was great and the rental process was easy and swift. We will certainly consider staying at the property in future vacation planning.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

June stay

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay at this condo!! Fully stocked, nice short walk to the beach, very relaxing and quiet! Would definitely come stay again!! :)

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A bit of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is quaint English decor, very clean,and stocked with everything one would need to begin a peaceful vacation. A large screened in porch to view the sunsets. The location was just what we were looking for. A peaceful unintrusive setting but with easy access to the busier scenes. Ocean views, quiet and with a pool just steps away! The visit was made just perfect to have an owner readily available if needed. Just a wonderful holiday!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nature Lover's Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from a perfect relaxing week in this lovely condo. It is comfortably furnished, well-maintained, ultra clean, and has everything you need for enjoying your time at the beach. The condo has a wonderful large pool with plenty of chaise lounges, chairs, and sun umbrellas for you to have some poolside privacy even if several other guests are using it. This unit has a well-equipped kitchen - we made big breakfasts every morning and then ate out in the late afternoon at a number of great restaurants within short driving distance - Drydock Waterfront Grill (fantastic bay views and great stone crabs), Blue Marlin Grill on Bradenton Beach, and the Columbia on St. Armand's Circle. We spent long hours at the glass-topped table and comfortable chairs in the screened lanai looking out over the sea oats at the Gulf of Mexico and watching a wide variety of sea birds - osprey, pelicans, great blue herons, egrets, terns, gulls, plovers, and sandpipers. It really is a bird watcher's dream. We took long beach walks every day and collected quite a lot of shells. All in all, it is a wonderful place to unwind and leave your cares behind - we plan on coming back again next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sarasota
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Longboat Key Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Bayou Tavern
Nearest Beach
Longbeach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Rates and availability are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. In the event of a cancellation for any reason, prior to 60 days, we will agree to refund your deposit minus $1000 if we are able to relist the property and secure a new renter. If we are unable to secure a new rental then the total amount paid will be retained. If Tenant cancels this Lease upon less than 60 days prior notice, Landlord shall retain the Rent as consideration for this Lease and both parties shall be released from all further obligations hereunder. All quotes are based on paying via the echecks payment option. This makes it very easy to refund the deposit and there are no additional fees incurred when paying with this option. If you choose to use a credit card to pay the cost quoted will be 2.5% additional if you are an US resident. If you don't reside in the US the credit card cost will be 3.75%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund