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SPECTACULAR Gulf Front 3 Bedroom Luxury Condo

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 7

Gulf Front condo with all the luxury executive comforts: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Sleeps 8 in bedrooms.

After more than 20 years of sampling the best of what the Gulf Coast of Florida has to offer vacationers, we recently discovered this truly exceptional Gulf of Mexico location: Manasota Key is just off of Englewood, Florida. It is the closest thing we have experienced (after two decades of roaming) to a quiet, yet active waterfront resort.

This 2,800 square foot 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath condominium sits on one of the most enjoyable barrier islands Florida has to offer. It is brand new and we have decorated it in the Florida style. The island is quiet, friendly and a place where you can quickly feel at home. Make new friends and acquaintances or hang out on your secluded beach. On Manasota Key you can safely walk, bike and drive along the main island road without congestion.

Most mornings you will find regular walkers on their way to pick up the morning paper and maybe a cup of coffee at the local store. A few times a year the island is visited by one of the touring triathlons and as you exit your driveway you will see bicyclists coming by on their way to the next segment of the competition.

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Robert Chapin
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

Good evening, Bob...

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful, beach-front condo with us. It was so well-appointed that we all felt like we were in a "home-away-from-home". The beach at Boulder Pointe is the most beautiful beach I have seen within the United States. Its appearance reminded me of the remote beaches we have visited in Jamaica. My husband, Scott, and I enjoyed a bottle of wine and magnificent sunsets every evening on the lanai. While in Manasota Key we rented a pontoon and had close-encounters with dolphins near Stump Pass. My husband especially enjoyed searching for shark teeth on the beach. One day we visited Siesta Key...enjoyed lunch at the Daiquiri Bar, did a little shopping, and hung out at the beach. We couldn't have asked for better weather during our stay. Every day was sunny and beautiful with a couple of light rain showers during the early evening hours. One morning we met with a realtor and did some further exploring of the area. We would like very much to purchase a home/condo on or near the key. Perhaps some day we will be neighbors!

We created many wonderful family-memories this past week!
Jun 2010
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)


Perfect Week in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This property was amazing. It was just as the pictures portray, if not better. The first thing you see when you walk in the door is straight through to the Gulf. It was a breathtaking view. The condo was very clean and comfortable. There were many personal touches that make you feel more like a guest than a renter.

We didn't do much home cooking, but there was a grill available as well as anything you would need to cook. The bedding and linens were quality and very comfortable. We are a family of 7 and there was plenty of space. The two queen beds in one of the bedrooms was a huge bonus. Our teenage boys are 6'2" and 6'5" so it was nice they had a roomy and comfortable place to sleep.

The pools were perfect. While the beach front pool was beautiful, our kids preferred the second pool on the side of the complex because there was never anyone there. Although the other tenants were always very friendly. Because of the previous reviews I was a little concerned about the beach size, but we had no issues with it at all. There was always a good size beach area for the kids to play football or build castles. We love to walk the beach and collect shells and we were able to walk from the property to the public beach via the shoreline. It was quite a long walk, but made for a nice morning.

Manasota key is a perfect destination. We were there the week of spring break, but it was still very quiet and family friendly. We enjoyed dining at the local restaurants the Lock and Key and White Elephant. The owner, Bob also has a scrapbook with tons of recommendations of things to do, places to eat. We took his recommendation and went into Englewood for dinner one night. That was a great evening out as well.

I can't say enough about how great this property was. Bob was great to work with, very helpful and responsive. I would definitely rent again if we get back to Manasota Key.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maureen, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It's very rewarding to hear from guests who had a terrific time at our place. I hope you'll keep us in mind when you plan your family's next spring break. Bob
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Omaha NE

Spacious Gulf Front View

  • 4 of 5

First of all let me start out by saying that these pictures do not give these accommodations justice. This 3 bedroom is VERY spacious. The master bedroom is huge. Plenty of space for the 6 of us. The view is incredible, we saw dolphins everyday. This little island is very quiet and peaceful.

The beachfront pool is small, but this complex is small and we had the pool to ourselves most of the time. It is very close to walk down to the beach and pool and the lanai overlooks the pool and beach.

There are plenty of beach towels and the kitchen is stocked with whatever you need for cooking on premises.

The ONLY thing that I would change about this property is the beach. Depending on the tide, sometimes you have a beach and other times you don't. I love being able to get up early in the morning and walk the beach, but this wasn't possible. We did walk on the beach at times when the tide is low, and it is a beautiful beach, it just isn't always there. There are however several beaches that are a quick car ride down the road.

As far as Manasota Key is concerned, if you are looking for a quiet beautiful setting, this is for you. The island is small with a few restaurants and beaches. We went to several of the beaches, none of them ever crowded. Our favorite spot was the Stump Pass State Park. Lots of sharks teeth and shells and the water is bright blue.

I would highly recommend this property. Very clean and everything you need. Bob was very easy to work with and we would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great condo, great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the first week of April 2014. The condo was great! We (mid-30s) rented the condo with my parents (mid-50s) and had our 3yo as well. The condo is huge and it was really great to have so much space that no one ever felt like they were tripping over each other. The condo is super clean, really well decorated, and the kitchen was stocked with every supply you could possibly need.

The area is really nice and we would spend our mornings on one of the 4 beaches just a short drive away on the key and our afternoons at the heated oceanfront pool. We were so happy with the area we didn't do a lot of exploring, our little routine was just too relaxing. We did venture out to Venice one night for dinner and went one morning to Myakka State Park. I highly recommend the boat ride at the park, we saw a ton of alligators and everyone enjoyed it.

We would definitely rent again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. Especially the details of the boat ride. Alligator viewing is a lot of fun.
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Lexington, SC USA

Great location - perfect home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week here with my husband, teenagers, and three of their friends. Plenty of room for all 8 of us. Owners have provided all possible amenities one could need. Location is great, and views amazing. We look forward to coming back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your next visit. Thanks for the nice review.
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Charlotte, NC

Absolutely the Best of the Gulf Coast!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beatiful view, condo and property! More room than we could have imagined. We took advantage of the gulf, pool, tennis court and definitely loved the lanai. We were able to be lifeguards for all 6 kids from the lanai(luckily none of them had to be saved). The dolphins made regular appearances each day as well. The kids loved seeing them so close. Also was able to enjoy some snorkeling out front on the reefs. Fishing was also fun. Very quiet setting- very few others in the complex. We recommend this complex, but specifically your unit as you and your wife have made sure that every ammenity was thought of. From small nets to catch fish, games to play and a beach umbrella. Thanks for everything; we will definitely be returning to your place, as soon as we can. Thanks Bob!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A & S, Glad to hear the dolphins stopped by the your kids to enjoy. We like them, too. Thanks for the wonderful review. Look forward to your return. Bob
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charlotte, nc

Spring Break on the Gulf

  • 5 of 5

Bob: We would like to thank you for allowing us to spend time in your beautiful condo. It was well appointed and very comfortable. We particularly enjoyed access to the pools, tennis courts and the beautiful waters of the Gulf. It was our first time vacationing in the Gulf but we have every intention of returning and renting your condo again. Again, thank you for the wonderful accommodations.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing such a nice review. It's great to hear from guests who have enjoyed their time in our home. We'll look forward to your return.
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Weekly Rate: $1475 - $1800

Monthly Rate: $5000 - $6000

Multi-month discounts available. Call for details.
2012 - 2013 Rates
November - April: $1,800/week, $6,000/four-week month
May - October: $1,475/week, $5,000/four-week month
$500 refundable damage deposit
$150 cleaning fee
12% Florida rental tax

50 percent of total, including security deposit due at time of booking. Balance due 60 days prior to occupancy. Exception is last minute bookings. NOTE: Condo Association requires ALL PAPERWORK be submitted a minimum of 10 days prior to occupancy. Please plan on 15 days to accommodate transmission of paperwork and making final payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Manasota Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Double sink, linen closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double sink and linen closet
    Powder Room - toilet , Powder Room Sink & Vanity Cabinet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Queen Bedroom - 2 queen
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Baby crib is a portable
  • All bedrooms have top quality mattresses, dressers and ample closet space.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The condo is comfortable and will meet any executive family's desires. The king bed in the master suite, two queens in the second bedroom and two twins in the third bedroom are all brand new. The linens are all cotton. The master bedroom is spacious with its own sliding glass door opening to the lanai and large walk-in closet. The master suite bathroom has two sinks, an oversized bathtub and large walk-in shower and linen closet. The suite can easily be closed off from the rest of the unit for privacy. All three bedrooms are fully furnished with standard dressers and mirrors and the second and third bedroom have large spacious closets. There is also a portable crib and toddler chair. The kitchen is fully equipped including a dinette table, brand new refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, four-burner range with oven, coffee maker and blender. The dinning room table can easily accommodate ten comfortably when the extension leaf is added. The large lanai looks out directly on to the Gulf of Mexico. It is equipped with a dining table and chairs and we've included a couple of umbrellas. From this vantage you can see dolphins swim by and pelicans diving for dinner, not to mention the gorgeous sunsets. The condo has full High Speed Cable Internet Service. A laundry room with a full size washer and dryer are located in the unit. There are three LCD TVs providing Comcast cable TV and VHS and DVD viewing. Parking is available with elevator service to the unit on first floor, or take an easy walk up one flight of stairs. The 19 condo units spread throughout three buildings share two heated swimming pools and a private tennis court. Gas grills are available for guests. Manasota Key is well South of Tampa and consequently has warmer air and water temperatures than many locations farther North, both winter and spring. In summer, the trade winds off the Gulf make it so nice you may not need air conditioning to be comfortable. Ocean breezes are a joyous gift. But if you desire, the condo is fully air conditioned for your comfort. Testimonials 'Hi Bob. My parents were really happy with their trip. They had a great time visiting with all of their friends. Thanks again for letting us rent you home.' Leslie – Massachusetts 'We had a wonderful time. The condo is absolutely beautiful. You have a lovely, lovely place. If I’m ever headed that way again I’ll be sure to get in touch with you.' Art - Hawaii

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