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Luxury 3 Bed Sth Facing Villa- regal oaks only full lakeview villa advertised

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,575 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with additional private sitting room, Sleeps 6.

In the peaceful community of Regal Oaks, our villa has a central position to the larger than average beautiful lake and sunshine all day long. The villa is south facing, very spacious, air conditioned & furnished to a very high standard. The master bedroom has a large queen bed, dresser and mirror ,2 nightstands, swival chair, T.V/DVD /set topbox. En-suite shower/bathroom, walk-in closet & a private sitting room with a sofa, hi-fi & games table (chess etc) the second bedroom has a large queen bed, armoire with 3 drawers and TV , 2 nightstands & a closet, the third bedroom has twin beds, nightstand, table and closet. There is also a family bathroom. The large lounge has two sofas, 50" HD TV, DVD, book library (200 new books) formal dining area for 6 people, fully equipped kitchen, Brand new fridge/freezer, cooker and microwave, nook area with extending table & 4 chairs. Utility room, with washer/dryer/iron/ironing board. A 35ft pool with fountains and a child safety barrier. Sun loungers & patio furniture can be found on the sun deck /lanai

Bradenton/Sarasota information: Bradenton has numerous golf courses (all within a short drive of our villa,) restaurants, shopping malls and plazas, crazy golf, cinemas just a short drive (10/15 mins) beautiful beaches with powdery white sand. Sarasota has theatres, museums, art galleries and numerous restaurants shopping malls, Natural habitat to explore - dolphins and manatees are often seen swimming in the waters of the Gulf.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - for beautiful and exotic flowers. Mote Marine Science Aquarium.

Myakka State Park - air boat rides, canoeing etc.

Sarasota Jungle gardens...

Sarasota kennel club - greyhound racing (Nov thru Apr)

All within 15 mins of the villa.

For the more active, there are watersports, fishing, tennis (pop upto the Nick Bollettieri tennis academy,10 mins away, where Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi trained ) or even a round of golf at one of the many golf courses within 5 - 10 min drive

Local Amenities: Supermarkets, restaurants, and shops like Walmart , Publix, Bealls,Target , Applebees,McDonalds are within a 5 min drive. An approx 2/3 min drive is a bank and a post office. For more sophisticated shopping try St Armands Circle, where you'll find 150 boutiques and restaurants. Air conditioned shopping malls and the outlet mall are just a 10 min drive away. The gulf beaches of Anna Marie Island (ideal for fishing) and Longboat Key / Siesta Key are all within easy reach (just a short drive), numerous golf courses are a 5/10 min drive away. Multiplex Cinemas 10/15 mins drive. Take a trip to Venice, further South (50 mins) where you'll find Italian architecture and landscape boulevards which date back to 1925.quaint little shops, beautiful beaches, ideal for the shell collectors. Take a drive over the sunshine skyway to /St. Petes / Clearwater around 30 mins or further afield Busch Gdns just 45/50 mins also the theme parks of Disney a leisurely 90 mins.

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Member since: 2003
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
29 June, 2018

Why Diane chose Regal Oaks


What makes this villa unique

our villa offers a quiet and tranquil surrounding, a complete full lakeview (you will not find it to be a partial lakeview) a 35ft south facing pool stretching across the back of the villa.

with easy reach of publix supermarket, (a couple of mins drive away) also various shops and restaurants

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were completely in awe of the property on our arrival , This being our seventh trip to the sunshine state, your property is by far the most luxurious we have stayed in. (Mr/ Mrs M Curphey.Oct 04)

We found the villa very relaxing and the villa ideal for our needs, the heated pool was great (Mr.G.Slater Jan 05) Just wanted to say you have a lovely house and ..we had a great time. (Mr C. Bendall ..Mar 05)

Thank you for letting us stay in your villa. It is a beautiful house in a lovely, peaceful setting. We enjoyed seeing the wildlife that came right up to the villa! I think we all agreed that your home is the best we have ever stayed in, and we have been renting villas from holiday-rentals for quite a while now. The photos on your site do not do it justice! (Laura,Cliff & Family jul 06)

Your villa was wonderful, we really enjoyed staying there it was most relaxing The view of the lake was amazing. Once again Thanks, I will certainly recommend your villa Donna Clark 18th oct 07
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Regal Oaks in Bradenton

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2575 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • cancellation policy IS NOT as stated as no refund this is an error by homeaway
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dialup Access
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The master bathroom, has a twin vanity unit, with large wall mirrors and 'Hollywood' lighting,a mirrored wall cupboard built in, (for toiletries) ,there is also an oval bath tub, a separate toilet with a sliding door, a large separate walk in shower, a sliding door to the master bathroom for for 'extra' privacy. Hairdryers are in both bathrooms Top Quality 'Christy ' bath, hand and face cloths which are replaced brand new each year. The Family bathroom has a large bath and shower, a single vanity unit and toilet there is also a mirrored wall cupboard (for toiletries) and a large wall mirror with globe lighting This bathroom also has a large storage cupboard....for bath towels and also beach towels. Top quality 'Christy ' Bath, Hand Towels Wash cloths and Pool /Beach Towels are renewed on a yearly basis
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 Large Queen size beds , 2 Twin beds, All bedrooms have nightstands and lamps walk in wardrobes fibre optic T.V with a DVD player and own set top box can be found in the master bedroom . fibre optic T.V with own set top box situated in an armoire can be found in the second bedroom Wireless internet /phone / t v with Brighthouse networks / spectrum.....Hi - Speed Internet + WiFI laptop use anywhere in the villa All beds are furnished with new bed linen and comforters each year. Every bedroom is light and airy all with ceiling fans and both master and second bedrooms and private sitting room enjoy the stunning lake view and also a view of the pool with its water fountains...
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Upgraded brighthouse / spectrum cable TV in living area and bedrooms. Tvs in all bedrooms, (except the twin bedroom) , 2 mountain bikes, There are inflatables (for pool / beach use) beach chairs, umbrella's, children's beach toys, cool bags, boogie boards etc. FIBRE OPTIC WIRELESS INTERNET ..BRIGHTHOUSE TV CHANNELS AND DIGITAL PHONE HI-SPEED INTERNET + Wi FI laptop use anywhere in the villa FREE LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE PHONE CALLS ANYWHERE IN THE U.S and CANADA........ 50 INCH HD FLAT SCREEN T.V.... FULL CHANNEL PACKAGE ON EVERY T.V. INDIVIDUAL SET TOP BOXES ENABLING EVERY T.V. TO WATCH A DIFFERENT FILM OR PROGRAMME OF YOUR CHOICE. ALL KITCHEN COOKWARE (POTS &PANS).. CROCKERY, AND TEA TOWELS ARE REPLACED EACH YEAR WITH BRAND NEW ITEMS.


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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Hello Diane.

Just a short note to say a heart felt "Thank You" for renting us your wonderful house for the past couple of weeks. When we opened the door for the first time, Wendy and I both said "Wow!". The presentation on arrival was excellent.

The property is far better than portrayed in the photographs. It really felt a home from home and contributed greatly to what was a wonderful holiday. The Bradenton/Sarasota area is so nice and peaceful at this time of year, even the beaches were mostly empty. The weather was glorious for the whole time we were there.

We have already starting saving for the next visit! Once again, many thanks.

Best regards,

Wendy & Chris

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2008
  • Date of Stay: April 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks to chris and wendy for their nice comments regarding our villa. As owners we have furnishished our villa with quality furniture, bedding etc that our renters would appreciate , when we go to the villa ourselves new things are added, and on a yearly basis tableware, saucepans and bedding are always replaced. Our manageress is very hard working and keeps our villa immaculate and all credit for these lovely comments is due to her as well.
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  • 5 of 5

For those who are cautious to wire money, please put your mind to rest. It is the real deal. We got the code via our rental packet. When we arrived and gained access, we could not have been more excited. The house is very roomy. We loved that the master bedroom was not near the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms. The kitchen was huge. We had all of our family over for Christmas dinner. They even had beach chairs for when we did go to the beach. The pool and the sitting area around the pool was great. My mother-in-law loves birds. She could watch the blue herons on the lake. Diane is wonderful to work with and she answered all my questions promptly.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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excellent property

  • 5 of 5

this is our second stay at this villa and we are very happy to recommend it. the villa is very clean on arrival and the pool is excellent for sun bathing.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four and stayed here for a week in October 2014 to recover from a week doing the parks. The villa is lovely, the fixtures and fittings are of very high quality, everything is spotlessly clean and it is located in a quiet residential estate overlooking a large lake within easy reach of the stunning beaches on the gulf coast. It really was exactly what we were looking for.

The owners clearly take great pride in their property and it has a really nice homely feel. The pool area gets the sun all day long and there is constant entertainment provided by the range of wildlife in and around the lake.

Diane was a pleasure to deal with throughout the booking process and the run up to our stay.

If you are looking for a really nice, well located villa you have just found it.

We have just booked a return visit in 2015 - can't wait!!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom


  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this wonderful Villa in September. As soon as we arrived it felt like home, so clean, quiet, spacious and perfectly equipped. We spent many hours sat around the pool watching the wildlife around the lake - so realxing.

The booking process was very easy and the owner is a delight to deal with.

Can thoroughly recommend staying here. Brilliantly located and easy to get to restaurants, shops and beaches.

We can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Helen and Robin for your kind comments... and it was a pleasure to have you stay at our home
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Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Tranquil setting

  • 5 of 5

This home was beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you needed from pool toys to bottle opener. Every meal from breakfast to supper was eaten outside looking out onto the lake. The wildlife around the lake we could watch all day osprey's diving for fish, ibis wading for the same. When we arrived the home was spotless and clean, we had a slight problem during our stay with the cistern in the guest bathroom and the maintenance team arrived at the home within the hour (wow wouldn't get that in England) We have stayed in many homes in Florida and this one is right up there with the best of them. At the time of writing this review for some reason I couldn't rate is but I would give this home five stars

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sue and Dave for your lovely review, we chose our furnishings for the simple reason everything is similar to my home in england.. even down to the crystal chanderleirs I agree it is so nice to sit outside to eat meals as there is so much happening on the lake with all the birds you just do not want to miss anything... I am sorry you had the problem with the toilet and glad it got fixed so quickly, my management company are "so on the ball" i couldn't wish for a better team..
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa International - 50 min drive
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
within 5 min drive
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 75 Exit 217
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
within a 5 min drive
Car: necessary

The villa is easily accessible from the interstate 75, the 301 and the 41.

Within easy reach of shops, restaurants, golf courses, banks and post offices.

The gulf beaches of Anna Marie island and Longboat Key are a short drive from the villa.

Sarasota airport 15 minutes drive, Busch gardens 40 min, Tampa airport approx 50 mins The theme parks of Orlando are just 90 mins away.

Our villa is also a short drive to all Bradenton /Sarasota golf courses the nearest being Perida.... 3 min drive !

Other Activities: cinema, ten pin bowling, go-karts, fishing, golf.

Golf: Perida golf is just a 3 min drive from the villa on state rd 70,

Tara golf is within a 5 min drive heading towards I-75


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Regal Oaks, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

All Rates include: ,12.0% taxes, cleaning after departure, all utilities,free internet and free US/Canadian phone calls, all linens, towels,
A pre-paid phone card is needed for all international calls.
Beach towels, beach chairs/parasols coolboxes are also provided electric pool heat .. £80 / $140 per week additional cost
for cancellation fees as per terms and conditions please enquire

booking form/ terms and conditions sent, deposit is required with completed form to confirm dates .. balance due 8 weeks before arrival at the villa

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.