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Welcome to Paradise: Charming Condo with Spectacular Views

Welcome to Paradise: Charming Condo with Spectacular Views

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Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Waterfront Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 5

Welcome to Paradise: This charming 3rd floor (top floor) 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit condo offers spectacular views of Sarasota Bay and private access to the gorgeous white sand Gulf Coast beach!

Situated on the beautiful tropical grounds of the sought after Longboat Harbour community in Longboat Key, there are amenities galore including private beach pavilion with washrooms, 4 heated pools, tennis court, fitness center, lounge with library and billiards, gas BBQ grills and convenient elevator access to each condo floor.

The condo offers unparalleled views of the bay and the exotic marine life and birds such as dolphins, manatees, pelicans, blue herons and ospreys. You can see all of these, right from the condo itself!

The condo comes turnkey furnished with a full kitchen, living/dining room, enclosed lanai with glass, screen or open air configurations, 40-inch LCD flat screen TV, DVD player, cable channels, CD/mp3 player sound system, free wireless Wi-Fi internet access and US/Canada long distance calling, beach chairs and umbrella, king bed in the master bedroom, twin beds in guest bedroom, and comfy sofa bed.

Your perfect escape awaits!

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool

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Welcome to Paradise: Charming Condo with Spectacular Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7085931
-9058304137
Longboat Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Weisslingen, Switzerland
5

Natural Paradise

  • 5 of 5
we have spent six week in spring 2013 in this condo where we have had a wonderful time. The view from the condo onto the bay was just breathtaking. Interested in watching the nature wildlife it was just marvelous to watch dolphins hunting in the bay, manatees playing around and rays swimming just in front of the condo. Not forgetting all the different birds we saw every day flying over the water. Every day we were enjoying our time sitting on the balcony and watching the nature. We can recommend this condo for everybody who likes to watch the animal wildlife in their natural habitat. Otherwise you would have to go to the zoo but in this condo you can get this unique experience just on the balcony.

The condo is located in a nice resort with lots of friendly people. The condo is quiet, sunny, nicely furnished and has large windows. What we also appreciated is the private beach just across the street on the gulf coast. On weekends sometimes the nice public beaches are crowded so we preferred to relax on this private beach on Saturdays and Sundays. The owners were very helpful and made our stay an unforgettable one.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers
business
Welcome to Paradise: Charming Condo with Spectacular Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7085931
-9058304137
Longboat Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
London, Ontario
4

Perfect Getaway!

  • 4 of 5
We had a most pleasant three months stay at this lovely condo. Our holiday was tops, the panoramic view of the bay from the condo offering days of watching dolphins jumping in the water or evenings where Manatees gathered right under our windows, a unique experience we have not seen elsewhere on Longboat Key. It is truly a special place to stay with everything so handy, the lanai doubling up as a second living room, many emenities in the Longboat Harbour itself, long pleasant walks and friendly neigbours. The beach, of course, was a favorite with my family and so easy to get to, again with all the necessary emenities. We had many swims in the Gulf most days and when the water was too cold, there was always the choice of pools, one right next to our building.
I was particularly impressed with the owners attention, organization and friendly help in all matters and their determination to make our stay pleasant. We are certainly planning to come back.
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
business
Welcome to Paradise: Charming Condo with Spectacular Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7085931
-9058304137
Longboat Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Alliston, Ontario, Canada
5

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5
This property was perfect! Lots of space to relax both inside and out. We often had the pool to ourselves,and the beach was spectacular.

All of our grocery shopping needs were within 5-10 minutes, with antiques, specalty shops, an outlet mall,and cafes within 15-30 minutes. The restaurants were also good, with enough variety and the prices were reasonable.

We are active people, so enjoyed tennis, cycling, and daily morning walks around the boardwalk right on the property!

Swimming in the gulf was fantastic - we don't generally enjoy ocean swimming, but the Gulf was warmer, and very clean, with soft sand. We saw dolphins out farther every few days.

The owners were very helpful in helping us plan our vacation, and the place was very clean and had everything we needed. We will definetly be back!~
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Welcome to Paradise: Charming Condo with Spectacular Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7085931
-9058304137
Longboat Key Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Aurora Ontario Canada
5

"This is a GOOD one"

"This is a GOOD one"
  • 5 of 5
We were 3 month renters of B306 for 5 years. It is most attractive and comfortably furnished. Being an end unit it has wonderful light with outstanding wide water views of Sarasota Bay. The owners are wonderful

The BBQ, bicycle shed, tennis court, library and gym (with sauna) were all a real plus for us, as was the Beach House for storing our beach chairs and umbrella. We loved it all!

The close proximity to the lovely city of Sarasota, with it's variety of theatre, galleries, restaurants and shops, is an outstanding contrast to life on Longboat Key........We would still be there had we not purchased our own condo.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities

Location

Activity and Interests

Longboat Key was voted 2nd favorite island destination in North America by Conde Nast!

There are many things to see and do:

* Swim in the gentle, warm Gulf of Mexico Ocean.

* Golf at the many nearby championship courses.

* Shop and dine at world renown St. Armand's Circle.

* Visit the amazing Mote Aquarium.

* Sail, boat and kayak.

* Snorkel, scuba dive and parasail within minutes.

* Fish on a pier or deep sea.

* Sightsee from the privavcy of your own condo, exotic marine life and birds such as dolphins, manatees, pelicans, blue herons and ospreys.

* Dine at the many superb restaurants with local catch-of-the-day.

* Explore the island on bike - rentals available.

* Shop at the convenient Publix supermarket - only a 5 minute drive.

* Rest and relax (you deserve it!).

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season 2014
Sep 14 2014 - Nov 30 2014
30 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
High Season 2014-15
Dec 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
60 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Low Season 2015
May 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
30 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
High Season 2015-16
Dec 1 2015 - Apr 30 2016
60 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Low Season 2016
May 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
High Season 2016-17
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
60 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $1,000
  • Departure cleaning fee $125 + Tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Payment by personal check, money order or cashier's check.
Damage deposit is due upon booking.
Rental fees are due on the 1st of each month for stays longer than one month (post-dated checks) or on the first day of rental period for stays of one month.
The departure cleaning fee will be deducted against the damage deposit.

No smoking.
No pets.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Amenities

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

General

  • Elevator ...

Dining

  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Floor Area

  • 972 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • * Access to Gulf coast white sand beach. The access is directly across Gulf of Mexico Drive, a short 5 minute walk from the condo front door to the beach. * Private beach pavilion with washrooms and hot showers. Private parking also available at the pavilion. * 4 heated swimming pools. * Tennis court. * Fully equipped fitness center. * Lounge. * Library. * Billiards. * Shuffleboard. * Gas BBQ grills. * Elevator access.
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