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Waterfront - 2/2.5 Private House on Gulf of Mexico - Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,928 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Formerly named Manasota Sunset

Enjoy your own private home right on the Gulf. There are two buildings on the property.

There is also a guest house next door with 2 rental apts. Please see our other VRBO rentals # 895527 and 920813.

This 2 bedroom 2.5 bath home has spectacular gulf front views. The unit will be appointed with the finer amenities (dishes, bed linens, towels, etc.) one would expect at a high end hotel or B&B.

There is a screened in gulf front patio with spectacular, panoramic, unobstructed, pristine views of the Gulf of Mexico. The unit overlooks the gulf and offers a serene setting with waves crashing onto the rocks just steps from your door.

Manasota Key is known for its lush vegetation and white sandy beaches just off the coast of Englewood. Kayaking, jet skiing, snorkeling, parasailing and various other activities are available on this quaint island. Its location is within comfortable driving distance to Sarasota, Tampa, and Fort Myers. Sarasota airport is closest (45 mins.) Fort Meyers airport is an hour and 20 mins. Tampa airport is an hour and 40 mins. Sarasota and Tampa have the best car rental rates.

NO NEED TO LUG MAJOR ITEMS TO THIS UNIT. Beach umbrellas and chairs are free to take to the public beaches. We have plenty of beach towels and coolers as well and pretty much anything you'll need to make a day at the beach comfortable. Just ASK before you come to see if we have it!

Smoking outside only. Pets Negotiable.

More Details

Francine Campanello
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Englewood in the Charlotte County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1928 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Second Floor Master
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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Waterfront - 2/2.5 Private House on Gulf of Mexico - Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful gulf front house

  • 5 of 5

This house is actually on the Gulf of Mexico and did not fail to meet our expectations, and along with the owners made our stay absolutely delightful. Pictures of the sunset don't do justice to the real thing which was while sitting out on the balcony with a drink and watching the sun set made for a perfect end to the day. The house has everything you could ask for and we must admit it was very hard to leave. Manasota Key has the feeling that you are in a place that oozes tranquility and yet has everything for everyone from deserted beaches to lively bars and really fine dining.

Francine made the booking extremely easy and was a very attentive host and should we have needed anything I am sure would not have hesitated in helping.

Would without a second thought recommend a stay in this house and location as you will not be disappointed. We will be arranging dates for a return visit as soon as possible.

A big thanks to Francine and husband Fred for a very memorable vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing oceanfront view!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful oceanfront property with amazing views! The owners Fred and Francine were so nice and very accommodating to all of our needs! The house is a great layout and setup for 4 people or more with great space and had everything we needed! We cooked Christmas dinner there for 6 of us and it was perfect! I would definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We love sharing our home to such a great family. Very happy you enjoyed it and hope to see you back soon! Fred and Francine Campanello
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Loved the house and the view

  • 5 of 5

The owners are the best! Very welcoming. Hope to be back soon

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeland, Florida

Amazing and wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for five nights and it was perfect! Dolphins, manatees, fish - oh my! Fred and Francine are a pleasure to work with and our 11-year young yellow Labrador frolicked in the beach while we collected shells. Ideal setting for a wedding, which we did on October 30th - pictures were amazing and no decorating was necessary because the sunset view on the Gulf cannot be topped!

Thank you for the hospitality - everything we needed was available (linens, towels, beach chairs, tiki torches, and nice neighbors.

We will be back again for our anniversary:)

Ted and Jackie Dwyer

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hudson, FL

Wonderful Time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with the whole family at the beach. The sunsets were gorgeous and the shark teeth were plentiful. We also saw many porpoises and a manatee along with some sea turtles. The house was very well outfitted and Fred and Francine were a joy to work with and very helpful. We would enjoy staying there again and recommend other people to stay there.

Yours truly

Glenn Roberts

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lebanon County PA

Better than advertised!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful time staying here for a week. Panoramic views, great weather, awesome sunsets, steaks, fresh mackerel, grouper and more on the grill, shelling, shark tooth collecting, all were so good. We really appreciated that there were only few people around which helped our 'space' feel more private. We also appreciated the desire of Francine and Fred to make sure we were cared for. They mentioned they'll be keeping up with planned enhancements: adding a couple bikes before this summer, add a dishwasher, and update the A/C equipment. We hope to return next spring!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael and Tish! So glad you enjoyed it. You really treated our home as if it were your own. Hope to see in in April. Very much enjoyed having you as our guests ! Fred and Francine
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £92.83
Pet Fee £55.7
Damage Deposit £222.78

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.