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Panoramic Water Views! Free Bikes, Kayaks & SUP's! Unbeatable Island Value!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Spotless accommodations, fun for every one and the best views on the Island!

Location, location, location! The Highview is situated on the southern tip of the Island, you could almost throw a coconut from Gulf to the Bay here. JUST STEPS TO THE BEACH and Stump Pass. This rental stands high above the rest in every way. When views, quality and cleanliness are important ,The Highview delivers all and more!

This top floor suite sleeps six and rents separately from the bottom floor suite.

Take a ride on our beach cruiser bikes, launch the kayaks or try the stand up paddle boards for the first time. You wont want for anything here...it's all here, it's all FREE, and included with your rental!

Kick back in the comfortable orange lifeguard chairs and take in the awesome views overlooking The Gulf of Mexico and Lemon Bay. Nothing but blue sky's and blue water everywhere. The Highview gets two thumbs up from the locals and is a great spot for star gazing in the evening.

While inside, walk freely around the open floor plan. There's wifi, two bedrooms with high quality linens, and three flat screen TVs. Enjoy cooking your favorite meal in the fully equipped kitchen. The comfortable open Living room has a large flat screen HDTV, and beautiful Gulf Views.

Love the outdoors?...then you'll feel right at home here. Cook out on one of our Weber grills. The picnic area and tables are nestled in sea shells. Found some great stuff at the beach???...Wash off your bounty in the custom built shell cleaning station.

Enjoy the enclosed open top outdoor shower with hot and cold running water and blue sky views. Walk around the property sipping a cool drink and be swept away by the lush tropical landscaping that surrounds the Highview.

One of the best things about this home is it's location. It's right next door to Stump Pass State Park. There are 265 acres of sandy walking trails and pristine beaches. You can ALWAYS find a section of beach all to yourself. The wildlife here is amazing. You will see pelicans diving for fish, Osprey in tree tops, dolphins and manatee swimming the shoreline. Sea turtles lay eggs here every year and don't forget to look for prehistoric sharks teeth (not hard to find) and go shelling at the point.

If you've been here before you know it's allure, if it's your first time, get ready for a soul refreshing journey!

Note* The Highview is a duplex that can sleep up to 12 guests in total. Each floor is a two bedroom one bath, sleeps six, and rents separately. Prices shown are for one floor only.

More Details

Property Manager
Peter and MaryJo - Owners
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

Why Peter and MaryJo - Owners chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

After exploring Florida's Gulf coast for the perfect slice of paradise we kept coming back to the little unknown island called Manasota Key. The perfect mix of peace and quite, nature, and some fun Key West style restaurants just up the road. Anything else you need or want is just off island .

Our home sits on the southern most tip of the Island and is next to Stump Pass State Park. This home has awesome panoramic water views of both Lemon bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Come smell the fresh salt air!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Peter & Mary Jo,

Carl & I are grateful for the time in The Highview! We had never been to the Gulf Coast of Florida. Our time on Manasota Key exceeded our expectations! Highview is thoroughly equipped so as to simply pull up with one's bags & enjoy! The location is superb! We took daily excursions on the bikes, kayaks and even the paddleboards. We found many sharks teeth on our beach walks. The access to the state park & beach brought about many opportunities to enjoy the dolphins and other wildlife! We cannot say enough good things about the location or your home. Thank you for opening your home to us!
Nov 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Englewood in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 1st floor sleeps six . One bedroom with a queen, other bedroom has a twin bed and a bunk bed (twin on top, full on bottom) 2nd floor sleeps six. One bedroom with a queen, the other bedroom has two twins and pull out queen in living room Each suite rents separately.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 bicycles
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Sorry, No smoking inside

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Panoramic Water Views! Free Bikes, Kayaks & SUP's! Unbeatable Island Value!
average rating of 4.8536587 based on 56 reviews
5

Ultimate beach house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4/15-4/22. Weather was perfect everyday. There literally is nothing missing on this property. All you need is your clothes. We had a great time kayaking and paddle boarding in lemon bay. We saw manatee and saw dolphin up close(almost touched) every time we went out. The bikes are also a plus. You can easily ride to 3-4 different bar/ restaurants. Food is marginal but atmosphere is great. The beach is a very short walk and very quiet. No crowding whatsoever. We have already booked again for next year. We highly recommend this property if you're looking for a very relaxing vacation. Almost forgot, the house is very nice and the decks are amazing.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for wonderful review Bill! It was great meeting you guys and were so glad you enjoyed the house and area. Looking forward to having you back next April! Best, Pete & MaryJo
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5

Everything as promised

  • 5 of 5

Extremely clean, well equipped and convienent location. Home away from home for sure. Couldn't have chose a better place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brittany! Hope to have you back again soon! Best, Peter
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5

The Highview Manasota Key

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at The Highview!!!! My son didn't want to leave and said it was one of the best vacations he's ever had. We thoroughly enjoyed the accommodations, amenities, extra equipment and everything that came along with our stay. Manasota Key is a wonderful area to visit and The Highview will meet all your needs! Thanks again and we look forward to another visit. Sharon

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sharon! So glad you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to having you back again soon! Best, Peter
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Beautiful Property

  • 4 of 5

This place was wonderful. We were across the street from the beach a block from the beach access. We enjoyed riding the bikes and using the boogie boards, and beach chairs that were provided. Nice place to stay. We enjoyed ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joy, glad you had a great time! Come back and see us again soon! Best, Peter & MaryJo
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Awesome Location

  • 4 of 5

We were fortunate to be the only renters on-site for all of our stay except one. While we didn't mind sharing the property, and there were more than enough bikes, kyaks, etc, the lower unit has access to the roof deck. They need to come onto the upper deck to access. This creates a huge privacy issue and safety issue if you have little ones. Other than that, there could have been more paper products available, but overall a very nice rental if you want easy access to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you thought it was a very nice rental, had easy access to the beach, had more than enough bikes kayaks etc to go around, and liked the location too! We do not advertise that we supply unlimited paper products but we do supply all guests with a full roll of paper towels and two rolls of toilet paper to get you started. *** Note to potential guest, this is a duplex one up one down, each has it's own private deck and each includes use of our signature rooftop deck. Family's with children have enjoyed this home for nearly a decade. Thanks for staying with us. Hope to have you back again soon! Best, Peter & MaryJo
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5

Good location, great amenities, and a beautiful setting makes The Highview an ideal destination.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Suite 7 with our balcony and the crow's nest balcony. The grounds are beautiful and lush, the kitchen very well stocked for cooked-in meals, and the location of the beach access made our stay so enjoyable. With the bikes, beach equipement, and SUPs and kayaks included in the rental, The Highview is quite affordable. Other amenities like the outdoor shower and laundry facilities really provide a complete package in a vacation rental. Thanks so much for a great week at The Highview, Suite 7!

Anne

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Anne! MaryJo and I are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to have you back again soon!
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Location

Car: not necessary

Launch our kayaks and Stand up Paddle boards(included with your rental) at Stump Pass State Park next to The Highview. Explore the beautiful undeveloped islands and take in the nature from dolphins and matinee swimming right by you to the wide array of birds and other treasures.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Englewood, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off Peak - Standard Rate
8 Jul 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£156
£1,028
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,463
for 5 nights
From
£260
£1,463
 
 
Off Peak - Standard Rate
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£156
£1,028
 
 
Winter Holiday
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£1,881
for 5 nights
From
£344
£1,985
 
 
Peak Season
3 Feb 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£1,985
for 5 nights
From
£365
£1,985
 
 
Independence Day
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,463
for 5 nights
From
£260
£1,463
 
 
Thanksgiving
17 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,463
for 5 nights
From
£260
£1,463
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£156
£1,028
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £116.52
Damage Insurance £45.83

This property is a duplex. Rent one floor for a small group, or rent both floors or other Highview Suites for a larger group or family reunion.

*** Each floor sleeps 6 and rents separately***
***Holiday rates may apply***

Max. occupancy is 6 guest

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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