LAKEFRONT - FREE USAGE KAYAKS AND BICYCLES, WALK OR PADDLE TO THE BEACH

Randy Harkness

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights
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LAKEFRONT - FREE USAGE KAYAKS AND BICYCLES, WALK OR PADDLE TO THE BEACH

Nokomis House Rental Photos and Description

Includes Many Free Amenities and Equipment For a Perfect Vacation Getaway.

Lakefront home feels like a remote cottage but is actually located in a beautifully landscaped, secure, family-friendly, gated community within easy walk to the Gulf of Mexico adjoining Casey Key in Sarasota County. Our lake behind the house has great fishing for kids of all ages. There are 3 rods and reels in the garage so try your luck. The snook in the lake are suckers for lures, but the tilapia like dough balls (try a little peanut butter on them). The tilapia are like me...we like peanut butter on everything.

Kayak from our neighborhood launching point or pick your own favorite, there are several within 2 miles.

Walk to Nokomis Beach on Casey Key, 1 mile, and enjoy the surf, sunsets, and moonrise or catch some sun and read a good book.

Bicycle the Legacy Trail, 1 mile away. It wanders for 16 miles along scenic routes and waterways; and best of all, no cars.

Use our clubhouse...perhaps a swim in the heated, saltwater pool with outdoor heated shower; enjoy the relaxing hot-tub; play a round of tennis; work-up a sweat in the exercise room; horseshoes; shuffleboard.

Home is open-concept, great flow for entertaining or relaxing, and has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, kitchen, dining area, living room area, reading/game area, screened lanai, laundry room and one-car garage.

Bedroom 1, master, has king sized memory foam bed, desk, two night stands, double closet, ceiling fan, and private bath.

Bedroom 2 has king sized memory foam bed with second bathroom that can be a private bath by shutting hallway entrance. Includes 46', flat-screen, wall-mounted, HDTV, VCR, DVD player desk, two nightstands, and ceiling fan. It also has a dressing room with oversize vanity and closet.

Bedroom 3 has two twin beds, desk, one nightstand, ceiling fan, and closet. Use the 24' HDTV as a computer monitor or connect it to cable on the wall to use as TV.

A blowup queen sized bed with integrated air pump is onsite if additional bed space is required or if you just want to sleep or relax on the lanai to enjoy a bit of outdoors.

Bath 1, master, vanity, closet, 5' jetted tub and a separate shower.

Bath 2 has a 5' tub/shower combination and single sink with storage, and a separate dressing area with double vanity.

Kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including French-door refrigerator, stove, microwave, and dishwasher. Other items to serve 8 are dishes, silverware, pots, pans, utensils, coffee maker, etcetera. You will find spices, condiments, canned goods, coffee, etc. since all guests are encouraged to leave them as long as they are not expired. You are also welcome to join this practice. It sure makes it easy for the first shopping trip.

Dining area has table and 8 chairs.

Lanai has a beautiful view of the lake, table and 4 more chairs; also two-seat glider, end table, and 2 rocker-swivel chairs. Next to the lanai is a sitting/game area with ceiling fan, rocker, reading lamp, two-seat chair, 42', wall-mounted, flat-screen HDTV, and electronic game Wii.

Living room has sectional, leather sofa with 2 recliners and also BlueRay disc player, 46' flat-screen, HDTV, 2 rocker recliners, coffee table and end tables.

Laundry room has washer, dryer, and cabinets and shelves. Everyone just leaves items such as detergent, bleach, fabric softener, soap, toilette paper, etcetera. Please use as you like and replace as needed.

The attached one-car garage is where you will find fun items to enjoy during your stay such as bicycles, kayaks, beach toys, portable chairs, etcetera.

Free amenities included for your stay: high speed wireless internet, wireless printer, HD cable TV and integrated DVR so you can continue to record your favorite shows and watch from any room , 2 kayaks (each carries 2 adults and 1 child),

life jackets, 4 oars, 4 adult bicycles, 5 children's bicycles, 1 tricycle, bicycle helmets, central heat, central air, 5 ceiling fans, club house (heated saltwater pool, hot tub, tennis courts, exercise room, library, horseshoes, shuffleboard), wheels to transport kayaks to community launching point by house 182, trailer with 1-7/8' ball to carry kayaks to launching points all around Nokomis, beach toys, 6 collapsible chairs and 2 folding chairs for the beach, fanny packs for hiking/cycling, electric air pumps to inflate tires, hand tools to adjust bicycle seats, 3 rods and reels, and many more.

More Details
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Randy Harkness (Owner)
Advertiser since 2014
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About Randy Harkness

Randy and Bev Harkness were college sweethearts, have been married over 45 years, and reside in Louisville KY where they have lived for over 35 years. Both graduated from the University of Louisville.

Bev is retired as manager of the University of Louisville student credit union. Randy is a consultant and computer geek who keeps says he is retiring but never actually stops.

They have 2 sons, 1 fantastic daughter-in-law, and 6 grandchildren.

One of Randy's brothers and his wife also own a home in The Inlets. So does her sister and brother-in-law.

Randy Harkness purchased this house in 2008

Why Randy Harkness chose Nokomis

Bev and Randy purchased this property because we have always vacationed in this area of Florida even before we had children. We love the sights, sounds, smells, and activities it offers. Once you visit you can easily tell the activities we enjoy because the home is equipped with toys, sporting equipment, and gadgets for you to enjoy without spending extra money to rent them. We sincerely hope you enjoy your stay. If you think of anything we can do to make your stay better, please let us know, and we will do our very best to help.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Sarasota
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Nokomis Beach on Casey Key
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Salt Water Cafe
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Calusa Lakes Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salt Water Cafe
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Nokomis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
14 night minimum stay
$110
 
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
14 night minimum stay
$110
 
 
November
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
21 night minimum stay
$75
 
 
December
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
14 night minimum stay
$75
 
 
January
Jan 1 2015 - Jan 31 2015
30 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
February
Feb 1 2015 - Feb 28 2015
27 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
March
Mar 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
30 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
29 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
$110
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes Monthly Rates
May-Nov $2100, and Dec-Apr $2800. If reservation request exceeds monthly rate, it will be adjusted accordingly prior to confirmation.

Cancellation
May-Oct: $150 non-refundable at reservation confirmation. Balance paid non-refundable 1 week prior to check-in.
Nov-Apr: $500 non-refundable due at reservation confirmation. Balance due non-refundable 90 days prior to check-in.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Nokomis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake View
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hairdryer, curling iron, flat iron in each bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Ceiling fan, double closet, desk, private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Ceiling fan, HDTV, desk, private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ceiling fan, HDTV, desk
  • A blowup queen sized bed with integrated air pump is onsite if additional bed space is required or if you just want to sleep or relax on the lanai to enjoy a bit of outdoors.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Boat ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • bay/sound
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
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