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Luxury Family Friendly Italian Villa With Private Beach On Longboat Key

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Beachfront 3 Bed 3.5 Bathroom; 2 Indoor And 4 Outdoor Sitting Areas

Gorgeous Sunset views and warm tropical sunshine from this lovely Italian estate. Enjoy full Gulf vistas and listen to the surf while relaxing in light, bright home overlooking the sand and sea and only steps from the beach. This well-designed home features a spacious eat-in kitchen, formal dining room and living room, extra large family room with three en-suite bedrooms and individual balconies, a downstairs deluxe powder room with dual sinks and walk-in shower. Several balconies feature an open deck for sunbathing, entertaining and relaxing with friends directly across from the beach, another balcony offers a quiet retreat off the bedroom balcony facing the Gulf. The back bedroom balcony overlooks the enclosed lanai with pool and spa. Two covered patios allow for sunbathing and soaking up the sunshine. The elegant enclosed lanai as well as front deck have outdoor bose speakers wired to a network reciever to listen to music you can airplay from your phone . This expansive 18,000 ft. corner lot is professionally landscaped with mango and orange trees as well as an assortment of native tropical plants. Estate community association amenities include a 400 ft. private beach with gated entry and Tiki hut with running water for showering plus a bayside dock for boating, kayakers and fisherman. Take advantage of this lovely Gulfside home offering endless enjoyment. Home has free wireless internet, cable, and HD Smart TV in Family Room as well as another HDTV in the master bedroom. You can stream music wirelessly to most areas in the house including the back pool deck as well as upstairs balcony. Bedrooms have spare linen and towels. The kitchen has all new appliances, Keurig coffeemaker, silverware and and tableware. We have Indonesian coconut, mango, fig, citrus and olive trees on the property along with fragrant jasmine.

Rachna Rana
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Rachna Rana

The house has been updated considerably since it was purchased in May 2013. We have spent a lot of time in this home ourselves with friends and family so have troubleshooted issue in the house from a usage scenario. The furniture in the house is very high end and reflects both our tastes as well as our perception of this home. Our expectation is to knock guests off their feet and want to come back here year after year.

Rachna Rana purchased this villa in 2013

Why Rachna Rana chose Longboat Key

We have been part of the Sarasota community for over 6 years and had been looking at unique waterfront property for 2-3 years. We have smaller children who enjoy the beach more than, say a house with boat access. This was a major reason for us to buy this house.

What makes this villa unique

This house is a large beachfront property and very unique in architecture. The proximity to the beach makes it a very usable house. You can walk across to the beach and back and forth all day as you spend your day at the beach. Beach chairs and a sun canopy are provided. You can enjoy very relaxing walks both in the front along the beach as well as the tree lined streets in the neighborhood. There are 2 outside sitting areas that are covered from bugs etc and provide a fresh air experience while listening to the crashing waves. The upstairs balcony has seating to allow you to enjoy the sun as well as the ocean views.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the Longboat Key in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shared Upstairs bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Half Bath off of the Kitchen - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Master Bedroom King sized bedroom with attached master bathroom and walk in closet area. Large Dresser, Armoire with inset HD TV, Side tables with lamps as well as comfortable chair. A side room for enjoying the ocean and sun off of the master bedroom. Bedroom 1 King sized bed with side tables and view of ocean from window. The ir is also an access to rear balcony with view of the Sarasota Bay. Large closet for use with this room. Bedroom 2 King sized bed with dresser and views of the Bay. This bedroom gets wonderful breeze from the east. Large closet in the room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


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Luxury Family Friendly Italian Villa With Private Beach On Longboat Key
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Fantastic location overlooking the sea

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable stay in this large modern house in a perfect location just across the road from the beach with expansive views across the gulf

Located close to all local attractions, the whole house was clean, tidy and well presented, with plenty of living space including a large deck area for relaxing and enjoying the views

We shall look forward to a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome property!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to this part of Florida with friends and family and we picked the ideal property. With easy access to an amazing private beach, comfortable space and excellent amenities; the property works for both quiet family time and for hangout with adults. I would recommend this anytime.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome property!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great location with direct access to private beach. The house was very comfortable for the group of friends and family we went with. The covered pool area was a great location to hang out and relax. Overall I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous house in beautiful Sarasota

  • 5 of 5

Large bedrooms, lots of bathrooms and the only thing you'd hear are the ocean waves. There's an outdoor shower when you come back from the private beach, which is across the road. Three days of mornings spent on the beach, afternoons in the pool and nights on the large patio. Didn't have to go anywhere, the house had everything we needed. Great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

In short I would say this is an awesome vacation home. Conveniently located from all the major attractions. The beach across the home is perfect. We had a college reunion with few friends and this was a great spot where everyone of us enjoyed the stay

About the property – It’s a home away from home. Very clean, spacious with all the amenities such as swimming pool, heated pool, beach facing balcony and terrace. All the rooms has a perfect view of the ocean. The property owner and management company has done a great job in maintaining the property.

All in all – Super Like!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful choice for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed on Longboat Key for many years, and have rented a variety of houses. This one is just as depicted, not just the glossy treatment some people give their homes. The pool was a great place to cool off after a day at the beach, the beds were comfortable, the TV was modern and the cable/internet service worked just fine. The beach is lovely, and while the beach access is technically shared with other homes in this small community, it isn't used very much at all, so we'd see maybe one other family on the beach, making it easy to get privacy. We usually stay on the beach-side of the road, but we didn't find the road to be an obstacle; just added a couple of feet of walking. I took the kids fishing a number of times on the community boat dock at the end of the street in the evening, and we caught lots of fish every time (note: frozen shrimp available at Harry's store; small chunks on a #6 hook worked great). Dolphins and Manatees were seen both at the beach and fishing at the bay dock. There is a large table and chairs in the enclosed breezeway which was a great place to eat a late lunch after you cooled off in the pool when you left the beach. Also, the owner is very nice. You worry with a VRBO that the owner is goofy or non-existent, but this owner is just what you would hope for; a reasonable, normal person who does what they say they will do. Don't hesitate to reserve this rental; I'd sure do it again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dry Dock Waterfront Grill
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Sarasota Airport
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Longboat Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in the Longboat Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Season
1 Sep 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £75.15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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