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Luxury Home On The Gulf With Private Beach

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Manasota Key

4 Bedroom 41/2 Bathroom With Spectacular View

A luxury beachfront home overlooking Gulf of Mexico private beach on secluded Manasota Key Beach. This large 4 bedroom home has an expansive lanai with a gas grill overlooking the gulf. The home has been modernized and updated throughout. Enjoy the beach view and sunsets from the lanai and patio. Large windows and sliding glass doors provide incredible views even while cooking in the kitchen. Enjoy collecting abundant shells and sharks teeth. Whether lounging on the beach, surf fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, or dolphin watching there is something for everyone.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Lisa Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016
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About Lisa Smith

My family and I enjoy the water and the gulf. Everyday is unique and we never know what adventure we will experience when we are here. We enjoy seeing the turtles, fishing, snorkeling and biking the most. We have even rented scuba gear to explore our beach. We can't wait to live here permanently some day.

Lisa Smith purchased this house in 2015

Why Lisa Smith chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We bought this property because of the fantastic sunsets and the seclusion of the property. The moment we walked through the front door, we knew we would not find another place like this. This beach was unique and after looking for several years, we chose this beach for the variety of activities specifically shelling and collecting sharks teeth. We'll never tire of watching for dolphins. You can't get any closer to the water.

What makes this house unique

Our favorite part of the house is the expansive lanai. It has everything we need to relax. The second we walk in the door, we can relax and downshift into island time.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Luxury Home On The Gulf With Private Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
St. Louis, Missouri

Private Scenic Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The highlight of this beautiful home is the fact that you are a matter of steps from the beach in a very secluded setting. The very spacious and tastefully decorated home sits on a property with more than 100 palm trees and lush tropical landscaping. Start your day with a stroll down the quiet beach, searching for shells and enjoying sea life and birds. Enjoy the warm Florida sun during the day, utilizing kayaks, paddle boards and other items furnished with the home. Wrap up the day with your cocktail of choice as the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico. There is a spacious screened in lanai that provides a perfect space for entertaining-- complete with plenty of seating and a high end grill and cooking surface. Should you have the desire to take a break away from this vacation home, you can venture a short matter of miles down the beach to an area with restaurants and watering holes. Perfect for a family to enjoy, or a group of couples. We had never visited this part of Florida, yet will certainly venture back to enjoy this vacation home!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tom. Please come back again! Lisa
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Dallas, TX

Gorgeous Home on Secluded Beach!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our five children, and I stayed in this beautiful home for two weeks this past summer. It is truly amazing! The pictures on VRBO are great but the other reviewers are correct, they don't do it justice. It says the home is 3400 sq feet but our full time home is that same square footage and this home felt twice as big. Lots and lots of outdoor spaces and patios to hang out too. The beach is beautiful and the water was very clear our entire vacation. Several pods of dolphins swim by at the same time each evening and we looked forward to watching them. All of Manasota Key is very secluded and quiet. The estate is on a huge property with lush landscaping, and plenty of parking for several cars, a boat, etc. There were kayaks and stand up paddle boards that we used nearly every day right from the beachfront property. Our two teenage boys slept in the downstairs casita and we used their living room for our board games. The kitchen is huge and has everything you could possibly need. We cooked dinner most of the nights we were there. The screened in lanai has an awesome outdoor kitchen and grill that we used to cook delicious steaks. We started and ended each evening on the lanai! The home is very upscale with high end appliances, furniture, hardware, and decor. There are so many little things that made a huge impact. The dedicated, ice cold, purified, water tap, several wine fridges, drink coolers, wet bar ice maker, laundry room with new LG W/D, ironing board, and sink were all so useful. There are two large, separate living areas upstairs, and three bedrooms with their own ensuite bathrooms. Downstairs is a connected casita with it's own bedroom, bathroom, and living area. The beach is virtually private. We would sometimes see the neighbors that live on one side of the property when we were at the beach, but that's it. We enjoyed meeting and chatting with them and their sweet dog. :> There is a Publix, Walmart, and several restaurants just 10 minutes a way or so by car. The caretaker is a jewel too and he dropped by on our first day to introduce himself and answer any questions we had. If you are looking for a quiet, beautiful beach and a gorgeous estate, this will fit the bill. The sunsets over the water each evening are amazing. Do not miss them!!! We hope to be back next year!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Laurie! Sounds like you love it as much as we do! Please call me when you want to come back. Lisa
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Unbelievable Property

  • 5 of 5

This house is unbelievable. Pictures do not do it justice. Our family of 10 stayed there for a week in July 2016. The beach is literally 100 feet from the house. Property is equipped with everything you need, kayaks, paddle boards, etc. Great place to take kids! Very private beach.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house exceeded expectations. We had a wonderful time and truly enjoyed the home and amenities. We were very pleasantly surprised to find ocean kayaks, a paddle board, fishing poles & gear, beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes & more. An added plus is that we were able to fit a full size crib in the walk-in closet in the master bedroom. We also found a full size air mattress & a pack and play in the master closet. The kitchen was fully stocked with necessities. The separate bar/fridge and outdoor grill space were awesome! This was our first trip to Manasota and we loved it. The water was perfect for our children (4, 2 & 1) who spent hours floating, swimming & searching for shark teeth. We've stayed in many rental properties and this one is by far the best. We will definitely consider returning next year!! The elevator was an added bonus for the kid's 86 year old Pop-Pop!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lithia, FL

Magnificent sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

The house is just a few steps away from the beach and we enjoyed the most beautiful sunsets each evening. The house is very nicely furnished with a well equipped kitchen. and was very clean. The apartment below was the perfect spot for our teenage guests and the screened in back patio was the perfect hang out for the adults. During our stay, one of the steps on the stairs leading to the beach broke. We reported it and was fixed on the same day. The property manager for the house were very pleasant, helpful and promptly answered all of our questions. Great restaurants nearby and if you can, venture into Venice and check out the quaint shops and many restaurants on Venice Ave. The house was perfect; we relaxed and enjoyed the beach every day. We will definitely make it back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upscale house with private beach

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this well maintained, beautiful home with upscale appliances and all the amenities. The large screened porch has great views and plenty of space for everyone. Each bedroom has a very nice private bath, and the master has a spectacular view. The beach is easy to access and uncrowded. We enjoyed fishing and use of the kayaks in the calm and clear waters. It is a very short trip to grocery stores and restaurants. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Gulf View and Lock and Key
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Lemon Bay Gulf Club
Nearest Beach
30 Metres

Manasota Key is known as Florida's least crowded best beaches. It is a barrier island off the coast of Englewood known as the "gem and the heart of the suncoast". It is 85 miles from Tampa Bay and 50 miles from Fort Myers, and 35 miles south of Sarasota.

It is also known as the turtle nesting capital of Florida. Sea turtles nest in March with peak nesting May through August. Often nesting and hatching turtles are seen at night. Another common find are sharks teeth.

There are multiple parks/beaches: Blind Pass, Stump Pass, Cedar Point, Indian Mound, Myakka State Forest, Venice Pier.

There is a boat launch less than 5 minutes away.

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
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

House Keeping £276
Refundable Damage Deposit £394
Tax Rate 12.0%

The house is professionally cleaned for $350.
Payment by personal check 1/2 down at time of reservation, full payment within 60 days of arrival.
Cancellation policy: 100% refund if cancelled in writing within 60 days of arrival.

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • Master bath-Jacuzzi bath, shower, double sink, bidet 2nd full bathroom 3rd full bathroom 4th full bathroom half bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master bedroom 2nd bedroom 3rd bedroom fourth bedroom with 3rd living room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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