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411 Shore Rd - .5mi Walk to Nokomis Beach - Wi-Fi, HDTV, Amenities Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 28 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 28 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Nokomis - Seahorse Shores

Beach Villa. Nokomis Beach just 1/2 Mile Away.

Seahorse Shores - 411 Shore Road - Two Bedroom Beach Villa Located 1/2 Mile From Nokomis Beach and Casey Key. Fabulous location in a beach neighborhood just a 10 minute walk by sidewalk from your front door to the beach. Tiled carport with gas grill, table and chairs serves as a covered patio. Private parking in your own driveway. Small porch with chairs at front door. Free use of bicycles and beach equipment. Ice cream parlor 1/4 mile away. See our Reviews.

Amazing Off-Season Value. $375 - $450/week; $1125 - $1450/month. May through December (+ $75 cleaning + sales tax).

2 Bedroom / 1 bathroom + Florida Room

Covered Patio with Gas Grill and Patio Furniture

Large Side Yard

Full size Kitchen Appliances including Dishwasher

High Quality Hotel Sheets & Towels

Quality pots, pans, dinnerware, flatware

Washer & Dryer in unit

High Speed Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi

40" Samsung LED HDTV in Living Room (Photo of living room not updated)

36" Samsung LED HDTV in Back Bedroom

Luxurious high flow Speakman shower head with LOTS of water pressure & hot water.

Clean Sarasota County Water (not well water).

100% Clean Electric Power from Rooftop Solar

Complimentary use of bicycles and beach equipment

Pets allowed with prior permission

We have been proudly serving guests since 2003 and our guests return again and again to enjoy our clean, quiet, safe and comfortable accommodations in a great location. Put our address into Google Maps or Mapquest to see our exact location: 411 Shore Road, Nokomis, FL 34275. Please scroll down to see all our photos and information.

Our clean, charming and cozy villa, located in our Seahorse Shores duplex, is thoughtfully outfitted for your maximum vacation enjoyment. Your home away from home is tastefully appointed, approximately 800 square feet, non-smoking, and has two bedrooms, one bath, living/dining area, kitchen and a spacious, sunny Florida room.

Fully-equipped with all amenities: dishwasher, smooth top range, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, cordless phone, answering machine, patio chairs, etc.

Pets are allowed with prior permission.

We are fully licensed and inspected, as required by law (unlike most of our competitors), by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels & Restaurants. Our license number is CND6804721 and you can view our license information on the Florida state website via the 'links to more information' below the rates at the bottom of this page.


Unique and fun things to do in this tropical vacation paradise:

We provide a great guest binder in the villa with information about activities and with menus from the great local restaurants.

- Visit the world famous Venice Audubon Rookery where herons, egrets and other birds nest. 8 miles away, free. Peak Season is Winter/Spring. Google 'Venice Audubon Rookery'

- Scuba Dive off of Venice Beach for fossil sharks' teeth including huge Megalodon teeth and other fossils. You can go right in from the shore. 4 miles away. Or go out on a Florida West Scuba School charter boat that will put you right on the best spots. You can also get quickly certified and do your training dives right from the beach where the sharks' teeth are. Visibility is best in April, May & June but divers go year round. Google 'Florida West Scuba School'

-- Enjoy the drum circles at Nokomis Beach every Wednesday and Saturday 1 hour before Sunset. 1/2 mile away. Google 'Nokomis Beach Drum Circle'

-- Go Kayaking with any of several local outfitters. Take a tour, a class, rent a kayak or go to a free kayak demonstration day to try paddling many models for free. You can also rent Kayaks and Canoes at Myakka River State Park and canoes at Oscar Scherer State Park mentioned below. Google 'Nokomis Florida Kayak".'

-- Visit Myakka River State Park and walk thru the tree tops on one of the world's few canopy walks. They also have tours on the world's largest airboat for up close views of alligators and other wildlife (airboat tour is $10) 20 miles away. Admission to the State Park is $5 per carload. Google 'Myakka River State Park'

-- Ride a bicycle or walk along our recently completed paved bicycle/multi-use trails: the Venetian Waterway Park in Venice (10 miles of paved trail along both sides of the intercoastal waterway) and the 12 Mile Legacy Trial from Venice to Sarasota. A trail-head is less than 2 miles away. Google 'Sarasota Legacy Trail' and 'Venetian Waterway Park'

-- Great Fishing and Golfing is plentiful and well known to those who enjoy those sports. The Venice Jetty Fish Camp (1.5 miles away) sells live bait shrimp before dawn to those wishing to fish early.

-- See the threatened Florida Scrub Jay in the wild at Oscar Scherer State Park, just 3 1/2 miles away. You are virtually guaranteed to see them if you go on the ranger led nature walk at 8:30am Sundays January thru March. Other walks are at 8am Thursdays, 8:30am Fridays and there are guided canoe tours Wednesdays at 8:30am. Google 'Oscar Scherer State Park'

-- Eat Grouper sandwiches and other great local seafood at Pelican Alley, Pop's Sunset Grill, Marker 4, Captain Eddie's and Briandi's, all less than 3 miles from your front door.

-- Visit Mote Marine Aquarium in Sarasota and learn about the sea turtles that nest on Nokomis Beach and other area beaches from May to October. 20 miles away. Google 'Mote Marine'

-- Enjoy a cheap thrill at the Greyhound track. 21 miles away. Google 'Sarasota Kennel Club'

-- Explore the area beaches in addition to the one down the street. You can find fossil shark's teeth on the beach at Caspersen in Venice and see the spectacular and famous white sand of Siesta Beach in Sarasota. Google 'Sarasota County Beaches'

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Greg Nelson
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful location. Our two favorite place were Pops and the North Jetty Fish Camp. We had a great time - so close. Great. Clean. Convenient. We will be back.
Apr 2004
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

411 Shore Rd - .5mi Walk to Nokomis Beach - Wi-Fi, HDTV, Amenities Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.478261 based on 67 reviews

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to this area. The house was very clean, comfortable beds (very important). Great location.

Greg, the owner, greeted us and was very helpful. Unfortunately, the day we arrived, red tide had hit the beaches. Greg gave us information on other beaches we might try, which was very helpful. He also gave us suggestions for restaurants, which were all good. The book he has prepared is very helpful for first time visitors to the area. We would also highly recommend Anita's for breakfast. Clean, comfortable, good food.

We went to the Peace River Wildlife Center in Punta Gorda. It is a small rescue center. We were lucky to meet their star resident, Luna, the owl.

It was a great ride and enjoyed seeing the work they do at the center.

If we are lucky enough to go back to the Venice/Nokomis area, we will definitely stay here again.

Thank you, Greg.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It is a wonderful thing that most of our guests are like you. It makes all the work and sweating and summer heat worth it.
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Will be back next year!

  • 5 of 5

The owner Greg was there to greet me and had the lawn freshly mowed. Everything I needed was there. Shopping, the beach, restaurants all close by. Stayed here many times...never disappointed. Nice area felt safe being a single lady staying alone. Thanks Greg

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best Christmas vacation we have ever had.

  • 5 of 5

Very close to the beach, nice amount of room for 3 to 5 people, our dog was very happy & so were we!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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our stay in nokomis

  • 5 of 5

The house was very cozy and clean! Its centrally located to so many wonderful beaches and attractions! It had everything we needed and we can't wait to return very soon! The area is absolutely beautiful! Thanks Greg and Deanne!

Michelle Reese

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed the last week of September and the weather was great. We would recommend Seahorse Shores to anyone. The location is perfect, only a short way to the beautiful Nokomis Beach. There were beach chairs, sand toys and bikes in the garage. This area is a great place to ride bikes. We took the bikes to Legacy Trail for a ride and it was really nice. The house has a fully equipped kitchen, all the comforts of home. The neighborhood is quiet, yet walking distance to a bait shop, ice cream shop and a convenience store. We rode bikes to the beach and around the neighborhood. We hope to come back next year for another wonderful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic and Rusty

  • 2 of 5

I have to admit we were a bit taken back when we first entered the property. I will admit it was inexpensive for the area. It looked like it was furnished from Goodwill. Hand painted kitchen cabinets and a rust covered refrigerator. It did have what you needed for the stay though. Bath needs repair in tub area as grout is missing around tile. Had problems with the internet but owner came over immediately and got it working. Owner seemed to be a nice fellow and assured me that the place would grow on me. I guess it did because I made it through the week. I would not recommend the property to a friend. However, if you just want to have an inexpensive place to stay close to Venice and Nokomis Beach and don't care how fancy it is. This would be an OK choice.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. This is the worst review we have ever gotten in 13 years. There are some people that are unhappy they didn't get the Ritz Carlton when they got the Marriott at Motel 6 rates. These people paid the lowest rate of the entire year. Yet people who pay a rate 400% higher in February are thrilled by the attention to detail and comfort. Before addressing their specific complaints, let me point out what they did get: new luxury thick towels and sheets, new pots, pans, dishes, glasses. A 40" Samsung LED HDTV, use of bicycles and beach equipment, high pressure shower head on city water. Not to mention a laundry room, full kitchen, and a great location that is safe and quiet and walking distance from arguably the nicest, least spoiled, beach in Florida. Read ANY review other than theirs to see what the place is really like. As to the particular complaints: As I told him, the usual love seat shown in the vrbo photos is at the re-upholsterer getting a $1200 re-upholstery job. Hence the two temporary recliners that made it "[look] like it was furnished from Goodwill". The refrigerator that is "rust covered" is not rust covered. It is also in the listing photos. It has one partially visible side that has rust spots A replacement had already been purchased before they got here but not yet put inside (because it is in the adjacent unit while the stainless one that is supposed to be in there is getting a $400 repair of the cooling system). As far as the "hand painted cabinets", that pretty much says it all. The cabinets are fun, beachy, tropical and sturdy. They are solid wood cabinets and we had the choice to replace them with new McMansion particle board ones, or to paint them a lovely tropical turquoise and attach custom metal seahorse handles. We did the latter. Look at the photos in the listing. The photos don't lie. When the guy paying peanuts wants the place to look like a 2015 country club, the problem is the guy, not the place. As far as grout imperfections around the tub, let me point out what he didn't say: he didn't say anything was dirty, or moldy, or smelly or broken or anything like that. When we put in the new 300 pound cast iron Moen tub, the necessary tile repair around the edge may be showing an imperfection in the grout by now. If that, and how the kitchen cabinets are painted, is an issue for you, stay in a small room at the Sarasota Ritz Carlton (which is miles from the beach) for more per day than you paid for the week for an entire home.
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"If you have a good experience here, let us know. Then we can say we know one person who has ..."
Historic Spanish Point
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KC Key Food Mart
"A good place for beer, ice and deli sandwiches for a day at the beach. "
"Coffee . . . . good!"
Bentley's Homemade Ice Cream
Blackburn Point Road Bridge
Nokimis Beach Bait & Tackle
Brohard Paw Park
Myakka River State Park
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Save Our Seabirds Inc.
Venice Audubon Rookery
Sarasota Kennel Club
Cool Breeze Boat and Jet Ski Rentals
Venice Pier
Siesta Beach
Caspersen Beach
Sarasota Classic Car Museum
Bavarian Bread
"This is no joke. An actual German bread bakery. The baker, Nick Berghauer, has his German ba..."
Columbia Restaurant
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
SRQ Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Pelican Alley Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
South Venice to Manasota Key
Nearest Golf
1.8 Miles
Sorrento Par 3
Nearest Train
141 Miles
Orlando (with free Amtrak bus service to Sarasota)
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-75 Exit 200 or 195
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Pelican Alley
Nearest Ski
627 Miles
Mentone, Alabama
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Nokomis Beach
Car: necessary

At Nokomis Beach, Drum Circle on Wednesday and Saturday Evening.

At Venice Beach, Swimming, shelling, Scuba Diving, Sharks Tooth collecting, In local area, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Selby Gardens, Sarasota Bay Cruises, Greyhound Racing


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Nokomis, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
15 night minimum stay
January 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
15 night minimum stay
for 15 nights
February 2017
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
May, June & July 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
July 29 - September 30, 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
16 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Exit cleaning £59 + Tax
Pet Fee £39 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the Nokomis in the Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2) One queen bed in each of the two bedrooms., Twin or Single Beds (1) In the Florida room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cordless Phone, Toaster, Coffee Maker, Nice Cooking Utensils provided, Nice Linens provided, Pets are allowed with prior permission ONLY

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