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Property Details

Updated: May 18, 2015
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 7-10 Sleeps

Charming 2 bedroom/2 bath, 2 story home located just one house back

from the beach! Tastefully decorated throughout, fully equipped

kitchen and full size washer/dryer. Enjoy nice views of the Gulf of

Mexico from the master suites 23 by 14 screened in deck with full

size hammock. Beautifully landscaped front yard and private fenced-in

back yard. Back yard has a picnic and grilling area with a view of

the beach and Gulf of Mexico. The rear of the property faces several

acres of woods so it is peaceful and private. Very child and pet

friendly with lots of room to play. Just steps to a beautiful

beach and the sparkling Gulf of Mexico. There is no traffic and no road

to cross to get to the beach. There are restaurants, beach

bars and shopping within walking distance and several beautiful

public parks right on Manasota Key. A great island get-away! Sleeps

7 in beds with plenty of room for blow up beds for extra guests. There

are also 2 comfortable fold up beds.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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Summer Specials, Lovely Gulfside Home,Pets Welcome, WiFi
-(941) 743-2989 (Florida, USA)
Manasota Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Punta Gorda

Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5
What a great place to stay. Very homey and comfortable. 1 house from beach which is great, take things in morning and leave all day. Nice fenced in yard for our 4 legged family. Kitchen is the best room, I've not even been in a rental where everything was there and available to use. Great pots and pans and cooking utensils. Master bedroom spacious and comfy! All and all just a great place to stay we reserved for the next year and hope to do again!!!
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Summer Specials, Lovely Gulfside Home,Pets Welcome, WiFi
-(941) 743-2989 (Florida, USA)
Manasota Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Relaxing, Convenient, Our favorite place to go!

  • 5 of 5
We are repeat renters at The Sandbox. We love the proximity of the beautiful and quiet gulf beach. (Only one house to walk past to get to the beach and no street to cross!) The Sandbox has a wonderful upper level deck from which you can view the gulf waters. The private outside shower is perfect for cleaning up after hitting the beach and the large fenced in yard is perfect for the 4 legged family members. (It is almost IMPOSSIBLE to find a fenced yard at the beach.) The home is nicely decorated with a variety of movies, books, puzzles and beach toys/chairs. The master suite is spacious & comfortable.
  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Summer Specials, Lovely Gulfside Home,Pets Welcome, WiFi
-(941) 743-2989 (Florida, USA)
Manasota Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Perfect home away from home!!!

  • 5 of 5
We fell in love with this cozy house from the moment we walked in the door! From the great collection of books and movies to the board games and beach toys for the kids, Lisa and Tom truly went above and beyond to make us feel at home. This was my children's first ever experience at a beach and they enjoyed every moment of it, whether it was rolling straight out of bed to run to the beach or watching the waves at night from the comfort of the hammock, we never had a dull moment!
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Summer Specials, Lovely Gulfside Home,Pets Welcome, WiFi
-(941) 743-2989 (Florida, USA)
Manasota Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Awesome vacation home. Every amenity possible!

  • 5 of 5
Perfect place to relax and still have plenty to do for kids and adults. Views are amazing. The house is incredible. You don't have to bring a thing. From a perfectly stocked kitchen set up to linens, games, books and beach gear...nothing has been overlooked. Great price. Literally steps to the beach. Watch sea turtles at night and dolphins in the morning. Love it. It's a family tradition!
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway


Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Sarasota and Fort Myers at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : Less than a mile several in walking distance Nearest Golf : Within 20 minutes Duffy's at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Walking distance 2 blocks Nearest Beach : Within feet

Hiking, Biking, Golf, Fishing, Close Shopping, Restaurants,

Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkling/Diving, Boating, Sailing,

Waterskiing, Parasailing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Jet Skiing, Shelling,

Rafting, Kayaking, Boat Rentals, Fishing/Sightseeing Charters.


From $175 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
Jan 21 2015 - Apr 30 2016
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Pet Fee $100.00
  • Tax Rate 12.0%

Nightly Rate: $150 - $200

Weekly Rate: $875-$1,300

Monthly Rate: $3200 - $3800

Summer Specials: June/July-$975.00/wk
Super Saver Special: August/Sept./Oct.-$875/wk
Mini Vacation Special $150-$200 per night/3 night minimum

May and Nov.
One week rental $1,100.00
Two week rental $1,800.00
Monthly rental $3,200.00

Winter rates December-April:
One week rental $1,300.00, two week rental $2,300.00

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Updated: May 18, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View


  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2200 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, jetted tub
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, 4 twin/ single, Master suite has king bed and and a daybed with trundle.
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single, Single bed, daybed with trundle.


  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Phones (2), Air Conditioning, Cable TV (2), VCR (2), DVD Player (2), Playstation 2 with 29 games, Stereo, CD Player, Wireless Internet, , Large Library of Books, games and puzzles, VCR tapes (for all ages)and DVDs, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, New Gas Range, Ice maker, Linens and Beach Towels Provided, Washer/Dryer, Jacuzzi Tub in Master Bedroom, Charcoal Grill/Smoker BBQ), Assorted Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, beach toys, etc. No smoking please.

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