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FREE Bikes, Kayaks, & Sups! Unbeatable island value! A Lush Tropical retreat.

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Manasota Key - The Highview - Penthouse

3 BR, 2 Bath w/ Two Balconies, Jetted Tub, & Lanai. Peekaboo Gulf & Bay views.

At The Highview's newly acquired property, we offer a boutique vacation rental experience on the southern tip of Manasota Key. Included in your stay, we offer bicycles, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, beach supplies, and much more. The Highview comes recommended by the locals and is a great spot for any occasion! With a unique location and unmatched amenities, this three bedroom suite at The Highview has everything for your specific style of vacation.

Location, location, location! Being situated on the southern tip of the Island, you could almost throw a coconut from the Gulf to the Bay here. The Highview is located just steps to the beach and Stump Pass State Park. This rental stands high above the rest in every way. When quality and cleanliness are important, The Highview delivers on both and more!

Allow lush tropical landscaping to welcome you to our property; and then lead you up the stairs to your suite. Enter into the open floor plan to a spacious living room with leather sofas attached to a modern, fully stocked kitchen and dining area. We've ensured your ability to prepare, serve, and then relax any way your heart desires.

For your privacy, the Master Bedroom Suite is located at the opposite end of the floor plan from the other guest bedrooms. Outside the Master Suite, enjoy a space for relaxing with direct access to your Private Screened Lanai from within; situated where Gulf and Bay views can be seen. Inside, enjoy a King bed, spacious walk-in closet, and a en-suite bath with jetted tub. For your convenience, the washer/dryer is located tastefully in the en-suite bath.

On the opposite side of the living room, you'll find a second King bedroom with balcony access and a bunk room housing two twin and two double beds.

Enjoy ground level amenities where you can cook privately in your dedicated personal barbeque area or rinse off in our variable temperature outdoor showers.

We love being steps from Stump Pass State Park! There are 265 acres of sandy walking trails and pristine beaches here. 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, and herons on the beach. Dolphins and manatee are always swimming the shoreline and sea turtles choose this paradise to lay their eggs. Don't forget to bring your camera! Also make sure to look down in the sand, Prehistoric shark teeth and beautiful shells are never hard to find and are abundant on the beaches of the Key. Go shelling at the point of Stump Pass for a truly wonderful experience, then return to The Highview to rinse your souvenirs in our Shell Cleaning Station.

If you've been here before, you know its allure. If it's your first time, get ready for a soul refreshing journey! Be sure to enjoy our beach cruiser Bikes, Stand Up Paddle Boards and Kayaks! They're FREE to use and included with your rental.

Bring your friends and family! Now offering seven Boutique vacation rentals . Let us know if you have any questions, always feel free to contact us directly.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Peter and MaryJo - Owners
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
5 October, 2016
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2 holidaymaker reviews

FREE Bikes, Kayaks, & Sups! Unbeatable island value! A Lush Tropical retreat.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Collierville, TN

Amazing property, better than advertised!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at the Highview and can't wait to go back! The pictures are accurate and the convenience to the beach, advantages of having all the "toys" we needed and the perfectly appointed kitchen and baths is incomparable. We spent our days on the uncrowded beach, nights at fabulous restaurants (Farlow's, Landy's, Lock and Key) close by and finished playing games and cards at the table large enough to seat 8 comfortably. All we needed was food, drink and the sun, all of which were in no short supply! Fabulous grills complete with charcoal, all the bikes, and Tommy Bahama backpack beach chairs and rolling coolers were completely unexpected, but appreciated! Thank you Peter and MaryJo for your hospitality, we're planning our 2017 trip already!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family of four vacationed with our friends (also a family of four) over Labor Day weekend 2015. We found this property to be a great find!!! It was modern, clean, spacious, fully stocked with all the necessities including everything you might need in a kitchen. The extra amenities were the icing on the cake. Every day we used the complimentary beach bikes, paddle-boards, kayaks, beach carts, umbrellas, beach towels, boogie boards, and beach chairs. It was so nice that all the beach gear was there and easily accessible...one less thing that we had to bring. The enclosed outside showers really came in handy when eight people wanted to clean up at the same time. The property managers and owner were all very helpful and readily available any time we had any questions or concerns. All and all it was a great weekend and we would definitely recommend this property to others :-)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the five star review! It was a pleasure having you and your friends as our guests. Thanks for pointing out the the cleanliness and spaciousness of this suite. It's one of our favorites! Glad you enjoyed all the fun amenities. Come back and see us again soon! Best, Peter & MaryJo
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Sarasota-Braedenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Flounders on The Beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Flounders on The Beach

The seclusion of Manasota Key mixed with access to modern conveniences make this a perfect place for just about any vacation.

While here, we like to call special attention to the Key's best kept secret. Stump Pass State Park.

Being just steps away from Stump Pass State Park, the opportunities to enjoy nature are endless. Whether a relaxing beach day on miles of uninhabited coastline is your style, or you'd rather paddle the bay and inlets in our kayaks or on our paddleboards, this is the perfect setting. Every day at Stump Pass is an exciting chance to view nature of all kinds at their finest. Be sure to bring your camera!

Manasota Key is also known for the abundance of shells and shark teeth that can be found with little to no effort. After your done combing the beach just a few steps from our door, wash off your bounty in one of our shell cleaning stations. These will help you get the sand and salt off your souvenirs so they're ready to take home.

Sunrises, Sunsets, and Star-gazing are spectacular here. Whether it's an active or restful vacation you're looking for, this suite on the South End of Manasota Key provides the perfect location for your home base.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Manasota Key, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Off Peak - 2016
20 Apr 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Peak - Dec 2016 /Jan 2017
17 Dec 2016 - 27 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak - 2017
28 Jan 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £408
Departure Cleaning Fee £204
Tax Rate 12.0%

Holiday rates may apply.
Stays of less than seven nights are considered during Off-Peak season.

Rates are based upon max. occupancy of 10 guests. Thanks for considering us!

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Manasota Key in the Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outdoor Showers - Outdoor Shower , Access to variable temperature outdoor showers.
    Master Bath - En Suite - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Private bath, vanity w/ separate jetted tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Balcony access.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Bunk style room made to accomodate adults and children.
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private bath w/ separate jacuzzi and screened in lani
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our property concierge is available to accommodate you while on site. Feel free to ask any questions you may have at any time.

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