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Waterfront Dream House In Sunny Palmetto Florida

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Canal Pool Home By Manatee River Well-Located

Enjoy waterfront living at its finest in conveniently-located Palmetto. Spacious, well-appointed house on pristine canal just off the Manatee River has something for boaters and non-boaters alike. Its 10,000 lb capacity boat lift will have you cruising down the river in no time, or you can simply laze on the dock watching the fish and birds. The waterfront deck boasts a pool, jacuzzi and sauna; if you tire of the sun the covered porch has overhead fans and a retractable awning. Inside, mount a spiral staircase to the private master suite, with a king-sized bed, luxurious bathroom with jetted tub, and huge walk-in closet. Downstairs boasts yet another suite, with a queen bed, a walk-in closet and cozy bathroom. Two more bedrooms have twin sleeping for four, big closets and a large, well-appointed hall bathroom with a tub. Enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen, with its granite countertops and loads of storage space. Dine in style in the dining or Florida rooms. For indoor entertainment, the living room has a big screen tv and dvd player. The house has wireless internet and a wireless printer; laundry facilities will accommodate oversize loads. Conveniently located for shopping and recreation, this house is only 3 minutes away from a butcher shop and a fresh produce stand, and only five minutes away from grocery and drug stores, as well as a health club. Nature trails and a bay-side beach are only a few minutes drive to Emerson Point Park. The white sand and clear Gulf water of Bradenton Beach is less than a 25 minute drive; the fabulous Sarasota Beaches only minutes past it. Everything you need for a perfect waterfront vacation is here at your fingertips!

Judith Starr
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

About Judith Starr

We are D.C.-area professionals who have family in Palmetto, who first drew us to the area. We fell in love with the area when visiting, while relishing the opportunity to spend more time with family members. We love the friendliness of the people here as well as its natural beauty. Our jobs keep us in the DC area most of the year, so we come down when we can and share our dream house the rest of the time.

Judith Starr purchased this house in 2014

Why Judith Starr chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Location, location, location. The location on the water couldn't be better and geographically has the best of both worlds -- a lovely quiet canal street that is also centrally located near everything you need. The house itself is full of light, spacious and comfortable. The location is perfect for exploring the Gulf Coast - convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Bradenton and Sarasota. You can create the Florida vacation of your dreams -- it is all nearby!

What makes this house unique

It is a great place to hang out in, whether you like to swim, sun, take saunas, bird watch, boat, kayak, paddle board or barbecue, and is also a great jumping off point for trips to parks and beaches. There are also loads of cultural activities a few minutes away in Bradenton (Riverwalk, museum, performing arts center), and Sarasota is a reasonable trip as well. Palmetto has a small town flavor, with shopping and parks minutes from the house. The outlet mall is 7 miles away where incredible bargains can be found. We have taken great care to furnish and stock this house with everything to make you go 'wow' and like us, you'll never want to leave!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Palmetto in the Manatee County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1: luxury bath with jetted tub, two vanities, separate shower Bathroom 2: in queen suite, 3/4 Bathroom 3: large hall bath with tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King Suite Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Queen Suite Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , fold-away cot
  • Bedroom 1: large master suite with king bed, walk-in closet, jacuzzi tub Bedroom 2: queen bed, walk-in closet, 3/4 bath Bedroom 3: 2 twins, large closet Bedroom 4: futon and cot, large closet
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Waterfront Dream House In Sunny Palmetto Florida
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Peru, IN

Second Year Staying 2 Months - Wonderful Place!!

  • 5 of 5

Two years in a row....same time of year....enjoyed the home. Had everything we needed except the fish to bite better. Opting out of 3rd year due to health reasons. No problems - loved the area -- Owners ready to answer any question and/or fix any problems promptly.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here at Tom and Judiths place!!! We had everything we needed, loved watching the manatees everyday!!! My son loved the pool, and my daughters loved the hot tub! What a great time and experience for my whole family!!! Thank you! Rick and Julie

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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better than we ever expected!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time my family and I had at this place. Great location, facility and amenities this place has to offer. Not only it's convenient to grocery stores for our daily needs, but also a quick drive to outlet mall, too. Beach is not far either. We spoke to several neighbors during our stays and they are all nice and friendly ppl. The house is well equipped with plenty of linen towels, nice cookware (very important when we have a large group visiting.) ... etc. It's such spacious house!! The property manager provided great tips for fishing location. My families also enjoyed fishing off dock as well as catching crabs. We truly enjoy our stay and will go back to this house again in a heart beat!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nashville, TN, USA

Perfect weekend

  • 5 of 5

Palmetto is where we grew up and we came back to celebrate our 1 year old's birthday. The house was perfect. The pool, spa, sauna and kayak kept everyone entertained. The manager lives nearby and came over immediately when we had a few questions. My father in law was able to get his wheelchair in the downstairs bathroom during his visit. Thank you so much and we'll keep this place in mind for a future visit.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could Not Have Asked For a More Tranquile Place!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Judith our host could not have been more helpful and flexible! The house was spotless and the pool and hot tub were great even in the rain!!

We have a 7 yr old that would get up with the rosters and go swimming in the pool before breakfast while his father fish on the dock. The neighbors were friendly and helpful (only seen on the weekends so very quite and private)! It was fun to swim and grill and have the grandparents visit after a day at Coquina Beach which is a 20 min drive with traffic (just past Bradenton Beach and worth the trip!!). T

hey have an aweing that extends almost to the pool that you don't see in the pictures and in the afternoons we would open it and put my 80 yr old stepfather under it so he was not in the sun. He could interact with us (or nap) while we swam. Even my 82 yr old mother enjoyed the pool!!. We swam every night till 8:30 or 9 and the stars were fabulous........

The house was HUGH and decorated beautifully!! We only used the master bedroom which was very comfortable with a king size bed and a large screen TV. The house had everything we needed for us to entertain family or just hang out (including a bucket for bait in the garage)!

The down side was that we only caught Catfish no snook and that a manatee mommy and her baby swam up the canal and under the dock so early Thursday morning that only my husband got to see them. We took Judith's recommendation and got meat and fish from Palmetto Meat Market on 10th and it was great (No Alligator though.......:(!!

I would absolutely stay here again........it was close to everything (including grandparents in Ellenton) and a perfect getaway! We really did not want to leave........We have rented several places both in Florida and elsewhere and this has been the best overall!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peru, IN

Awesome Rental Property!

  • 5 of 5

We are snowbirds from Indiana who rented this home for 2 - 1/2 months. The property is fantastic, neighborhood quiet with nice neighbors, good walking/bicycle sidewalk within a half block for as long as you want to venture out, and easy access to lots of good restaurants within 15 minutes (Bradenton has the best variety). The home inside is very tastefully furnished, beds very comfortable, everything exceptionally clean, kitchen well furnished with everything you need, and plenty of eating areas. The patio/pool area is equally beautiful, hot tub was great, new grill, and manatees were fun to watch from the dock. Owners were very attentive to any problems that we had and easy to contact. Enjoyed our stay and will be returning!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Sarasota or Tampa (43 mi)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Train
44 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Route 75
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
many excellent
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Car: necessary

Palmetto is a lovely waterfront community with a great nature preserve park (Emerson Point) and nice waterfront restaurant. The next-door community, Bradenton, is less than a ten minute drive and has the full range of cultural activities(performing arts center, museum complex) a scenic Riverwalk, and many good restaurants. There are many local marinas to rent boats if you don't bring your own. There are many beautiful beaches at nearby Anna Maria Island (including Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach and ) as well as on the connected barrier islands of Longboat Key and Siesta Key.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Palmetto, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High season 2016-17
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season 2017-2018
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £399

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