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Private 3 Bed/2 Bath Waterfront Home/Heated Pool/22' Boat Option/Pets Welcome

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property
estate
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday estate in Palmetto - Casa Encantada

Private 3 Bedroom Home/Sofa Bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8) On 200' Of Open Water

Spend your vacation at a spacious, beautiful, pet friendly home on 200 ft. of tropically landscaped open waterfront. There is so much to do at Casa Encantada that some guests choose to never leave. Fishing, kayaking, biking, swimming, sunbathing...do all of it or simply relax to music that can be heard via the speakers throughout the house. Choose the Boater's Package option for exclusive, unlimited daytime use of Slow Dancer, Casa Encantada's 22 ft pontoon boat. Slow Dancer is great for trips to local waterfront bars and restaurants, nearby beaches, islands, fishing spots and uninhabited coves. In the town of Palmetto, a virtually undiscovered "old Florida" historic town, the locals are warm and friendly. Casa Encantada is gated and fenced, with the exception of the waterfront, for your privacy. There is a totally fenced and tropically landscaped area near the herb garden just for your dogs, complete with a warm water shower...also with a waterfront view.The tropical lagoon pool has a beach entry, waterfall, baja ledge and swim up cocktail table with relaxing jets. You'll enjoy sunbathing on the spacious pool deck, relaxing in a hammock or sitting under the fan in the shade of your own private tiki hut. The tiki hut's bar is cleverly designed from an old ship's rudder.

Facing due West on secluded Hooker Bay, just 5 minutes by boat to Tampa Bay, the sunsets are unsurpassed and are a daily main event. The waterfront deck under the huge banyan tree is perfect for watching the sunset, dolphins and manatees. Every evening, thousands of birds fly by at the first hint of dusk, heading home to Emerson Point, a bird sanctuary just 2 miles north. Great blue herons, spoonbill rosettes, sea gulls, cormorants, night herons, skimmers, ospreys, egrets, pelicans often stop by for a snack of bait fish right on your beach, just feet away. Hookers Bay is known as the best fishing spot between the Manatee River and Tampa Bay. Snook, redfish, trout, flounder, mangrove snapper, even tarpon are plentiful. Your 'front yard' is a legally protected manatee feeding area. You can wade or kayak out and watch from as close as a few feet away. Or you can see them from shore as they come up for air. And don't forget to keep the tradition of ringing the bell at the last glimpse of the setting sun.

The home is large with an amazing cook's kitchen with two refrigerators, granite counter tops and three sinks. The family room, kitchen and wet bar are all in one open room with expansive views of the water, wildlife and sunsets. The dining room seats 12 overlooking Hooker Bay.. Open the doors for true waterfront dining. The adjacent living room has a working wood burning fireplace and water view.There are three large, comfortable bedrooms, all with water views and flat screen TV's. The first master is large with a king size bed and a view of Hooker Bay.. The bath has a walk in shower. All linens are top quality. It has a large dresser, dressing table and walk in closet. The second master also has a king bed, walk in closet and view of Hooker Bay and the lagoon pool. It shares a bath with a tub and shower with the third bedroom, which has over sized twin beds, large closet and a view of the lagoon pool. This entire end of the house can be closed off with a pocket door creating a private suite. This feature makes Casa Encantada the perfect home for 2 or 3 couples. There are no stairs - one story only.

Nearby Casa Encantada are numerous state parks, golf courses, beaches and fine dining.

This home is easy to reach with reasonably priced flights from just about anywhere to Sarasota or Tampa. As cliché as it sounds, this is truly paradise in your own private waterfront home! Discover the 'real' Florida!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Julie Ellis/Captain Julie at 404 277 4487 or Captjulie100@gmail.com
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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About Julie Ellis/Captain Julie at 404 277 4487 or Captjulie100@gmail.com

I grew up on the panhandle of Florida where I learned to love salt water and the lifestyle if offers. After moving to Atlanta, where I lived for 30 years, we bought a house in Panama City where we spent a lot of time. In 2008 we moved to the central gulf coast to get back to the old Florida lifestyle. We found Palmetto and Bradenton like going back in time... Florida the way it was in the 60's.

Julie Ellis/Captain Julie at 404 277 4487 or Captjulie100@gmail.com purchased this estate in 2008

Why Julie Ellis/Captain Julie at 404 277 4487 or Captjulie100@gmail.com chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We are pet friendly. We offer a 22ft. boat. We are in a small, friendly town that is not on the tourist map. This home is unique. There are not many places you can visit that are on 200 feet of open water and the home to manatees, dolphin and every kind of seabird you can name. Unlike most rentals in the area you have a lot of private space. No neighbors in your space, just solitude in a rich tropical environment. No sharing the pool or beach. If you want to be around others just jump in the car and arrive at Anna Maria in minutes.

What makes this estate unique

22ft. San Pan pontoon boat. Pet friendly. Private, secluded on 200 feet of open water. There are a lot of local water front restaurants. Your only problem when staying at Casa Encantada is dragging yourself outside of its gated grounds because there is so much to do and see within its gates. Captain Julie provides a kayak, bikes, fishing rods and reels, a hammock under the enormous banyan tree, and snorkel equipment. When staying at Casa Encantada, you share only with dolphins, manatee, herons, egrets, spoonbill rosettes, pelicans, sea gulls, and ospreys! Flounders, red fish, and snook also arrive via your fish hook! If you do leave Casa Encantada, visit all the area has to offer from beachside restaurants to parks and beach entertainment spots. Casa Encantada has everything you need to make this your most wonderful beach vacation ever!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

Private 3 Bed/2 Bath Waterfront Home/Heated Pool/22' Boat Option/Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews
5

What an amazing way to spend Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

Our family travels each year to spend Thanksgiving week together. This year we stayed at the Casa ad we LOVED everything about it. The casa was perfect, clean, roomy and had everything we needed and more. The kids loved kayaking at sunset and fishing for hours. The pool was perfect and made for great day and evening swims. We will be back for sure!! We have rented many homes and this was one of our favorite. And the owner was so easy to work with which is a bonus. We are already making plans to return.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days in this amazing home, it was a great "home away from home", stunning kitchen, amazing sunset views, and a pool that makes November evening chills more than bearable. This home was a great treat for me and my new wife. We are definitely coming back again, and we're letting every one of our friends and family know about this amazing place! Love it and had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful 50th birthday celebration with friends!

  • 5 of 5

Three couples stayed at Casa for the wives 50th birthdays and had a blast. The pictures and description of Casa were dead on. We spent the days in the boat on the river and the nights in the pool. We had such a great time. Saw manatees from the shore and from the kayaks. Check-in and out was extremely easy. Casa has everything you need and is very clean and well maintained. Captain Julie and First Mate Pam suggested several great restaurants. We took the boat to eat at Pier 22 and went to Woody's River Roo another day and enjoyed the live music. Couldn't ask for any better birthday celebration. The only downside was the trip was too short. Wish we could have stayed a couple more days. We hope to return to Casa and bring the kids! Thank you Captain Julie for an awesome vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Encantada while visiting the area on business. This home and its surrounding property and location were nothing short of spectacular! The sense of peace, serenity and beauty will surround you once you enter its gates. The lay out of the home, its furnishings and its stunning outdoor entertainment spaces, as well as the beauty of the location itself were all beyond words. The home's personal touches convey the owner's desire to make sure you have everything you need for a memorable stay. You'll have the option of using the home's pontoon boat which is another wonderful plus! Captain Julie (the homeowner) was phenomenal to work with and made the entire rental process run so smoothly. Her desire for her guests to have a experience in her home that will keep you coming back time and time again, shines through from your first contact with her all the way throughout your stay. When its time for you to leave, you'll be saying to yourself........I'm coming back again!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect House for Us!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Casa Encantada and had the best time. This house suited us perfectly. Being able to walk out the back door and fish was such a plus. We also rented the pontoon and this was used each day. My family wanted to fish so the guys would go fish each day and my friend and I would lounge in the gorgeous pool area. The pool area was perfection. Absolutely gorgeous. We would definitely stay here again. It is all Captain Julie says and more :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Like visiting an old Friend

  • 5 of 5

Friends and I spent the week of the fourth of July at Casa and fantastic experience. It was like visiting an Old Friend. Casa is a funky whimsical old school beach house filled with thoughtful touches from top to bottom. Most rentals are bare bones but not Casa. Capt. Julie has thought of everything from books, fishing supplies, kayaks, ping pong, floats,bikes, board games, well stocked kitchen and even robes!! You feel the love in every room. The grounds around Casa are their own Botanical Gardens - Lush and exotic. And so much Nature: manatees, dolphins, tons of birds. Nicely secluded but conveniently located. Don't miss the sunsets!!! They are to die for!

Love, love, love Casa. Can't wait to visit again! Thanks Capt. Julie. Cheers from Charleston!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Sarasota/Bradenton Tampa
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Riverhouse Reef and Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
3 miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I 275 Tamiami Trail I 75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Riverside Reef and Grill
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Anna Maria Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Casa Encantada
Nearest Point of Interest
Regatta Point Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Emerson Point Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Electra Fitness Center and Spa
Nearest Point of Interest
Keller Williams Realty/Greg Owens
Nearest Point of Interest
Jodi Rico's Glamorama
Nearest Point of Interest
Neighborhood butcher and meat market
Nearest Point of Interest
Local Farmer's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Cortez Historic fishing village
Nearest Point of Interest
Mckechnie Field
Car: necessary

Water sports from your own private beach, bike or kayak,restaurants. Marina nearby with boat launch, nearby fitness center offers short term options , Boater's Package includes unlimited use of our 22ft luxury San Pan pontoon boat with 90hpr 4stroke motor..

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Palmetto, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Normal Rate
19 Nov 2016 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,428
for 7 nights
£3,428
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,428
for 7 nights
£3,428
 

Additional pricing information

housekeeping £236 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £394
Pet Fee £79
Tax Rate 11.5%

$100 per week charge for optional pool heating in winter. Boater's Package additional charge. Call Captain Julie for pricing and other services provided. Cancellation policy: over 60 days, everything is returned except for a $300 processing fee; for less than 59 days, a refund is not available.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in the Palmetto in the Florida

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Beautiful water view. Bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Water view.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Pool view.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Pull out sofa.
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds are in the 3rd bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) There is a pack n play that can be used for sleeping or for play pen., There is a queen sofa bed in the living room and an outdoor couch/futon on the screened in porch. All bedrooms have televisions. Two have water views and 1 has pool view.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse 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 centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private beach, wet bar, fenced, gated entry, huge dining room seats 12, large family area, dead end street means lots of privacy but near beaches, St. Pete, Sarasota, Tampa, Anna Maria and Bradenton. Boaters' package includes 22 ft luxurious pontoon. The home is 1.5 hours from Disney World and 45 minutes from Bush Gardens.

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