RENT THE HISTORIC AND FAMOUS LONGBOAT KEY BEACH HOUSE WEEKLY.

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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RENT THE HISTORIC AND FAMOUS LONGBOAT KEY BEACH HOUSE WEEKLY.

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The historic and famous Longboat Key Beach House provides the most spectacular beach enjoyment anywhere in Florida. The very private white-sand beach at the middle of Longboat Key is second-to-none. The sunsets from this oceanfront, beachfront property are the most colorful and vivid found anywhere.

This Cypress wood beach cottage, constructed in 1965, is one of the few remaining true Florida beach homes. The location is perfect as it is less than 10 minutes to St. Armands Circle and 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota. Driving over bridges around Sarasota and Longboat Key provides the simple pleasure of seeing water everywhere.

This home is clean, smoke-free, and animal-free which is a welcome relief for allergy sufferers.

Located right on the beach, you feel like you are on the beach even when you are in the home.

This home is right on the 10-mile bike path that runs the length of Longboat Key. Renting bikes allows anyone to bike to great restaurants and shops. The Sarasota area boasts of nearly 100 great golf courses and dozens of tennis courts.

Even though this home is historic, it is outfitted with the newest and most-up-to-date electronics including high speed wireless and cable television with Verizon FiOS. The home includes three brand new Samsung high definition Smart TVs and a Sony PS3 which doubles as a Blu-Ray DVD player.

In November of 2011, new linens and towels were purchased brand new from Pottery Barn. In addition, new Pottery Barn bar stools, furniture, beds, and televisions were purchased. A new double chaise lounge from Pottery Barn was also purchased for the screened-in porch right on the Gulf of Mexico.

An outdoor shower with hot and cold water is conveniently located right off the beach.

A Publix supermarket and CVS pharmacy are less than two miles away. Longboat Key and the Sarasota area are home to many fine restaurants with some very fine restaurants less than five miles away.

Keywords: This incredible Gulf of Mexico beachfront home is located mid-key on Longboat Key right on the beach.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the manager
Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful home with us! From the minute we walked through the door, we could tell how much love and attention to detail you put into the decor and renovation. We truly enjoyed the breathtaking view of the ocean and sunsets and cannot imagine anything better than waking up to see the beach outside our window every morning. Thank you for such a lovely week! We will be back!
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We are a family of five from Indiana and love coming to our beach house at Longboat Key. Being here is simply paradise. We hope that you can relax and enjoy the sun and surf as much as we do.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

We believe that we had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase an historic Florida beach cottage right on the Gulf of Mexico beach with 100+' of very private beach frontage directly on the Gulf of Mexico.

This historic beachfront cottage was built in 1965 and is known as the famous Longboat Key Beach House.

Even though Longboat Key is private, safe and exclusive, it is only 15 minutes to very cosmopolitan Sarasota with a vibrant arts and theatre community.

The views, the beach, and the sunsets are second to none at this incredible beach house. We have 2 new Schwin Bikes for you to ride on the amazing bike path. We have biked over the Big Sarasota Bridge into Downtown Sarasota or Marina Jack's!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Walk right across the street (Gulf of Mexico Drive) to Bayfront Park which includes two, free, lighted tennis courts, shuffleboard, a basketball court, a soccer field,and a baseball field all which border Sarasota Bay. There is also great fishing from the park and its piers. Four high quality Wilson tennis racquets are in the home for your use.

Also included is a portable Bose iPhone docking station for your listening pleasure.

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Availability & Rates

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Longboat Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring, Summer and Fall
Apr 26 2014 - Nov 22 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
winter
Dec 20 2014 - May 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $45
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes April 26 to Nov 22, 2014 is $3,000 a week Saturday to Saturday.
Nov 22 to Nov 29, 2014 is Thanksgiving week $3,500 a week.
Nov 29 to Dec 20, 2014 is $3,000 a week and Dec 20, 2014 to Jan 3, 2015 is 4,000 a week.
Jan 3 to Jan 31, 2015 is $3,500 a week and Jan 31 to May 2, 2015 is $4,000 a week.
May 2 to Nov 21, 2015 is $3,000 a week and Nov 21 to Nov 28, 2015 is $3,500 Thanksgiving Week.
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Amenities

Amenities

Longboat Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2). Two King beds with brand new firm Tempur-Pedic mattresses. One in the Master and one in the Guest Room. Queen size Bed (1). New firm Queen Tempur-Pedic mattress in the Guest Room. Sleeper Sofa (1). Queen sleeper sofa in Great Room with an upgraded Sealy Posturepedic mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • shelling
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • basketball court
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • golf
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
Notes:
Three brand new Samsung LED HD TVs, a Sony PS3 which doubles as a Blu-Ray DVD player, iPhone docking stations in each bedroom, brand new furniture, new King size Temperpedic bed in master bedroom, very comfortable king size bed and queen size bed in guest suite. The best beach and sunset views on Longboat Key. Right on the beach. Weekly rentals accepted.
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