In the peaceful community of Regal Oaks, our villa has a central position to the larger than average beautiful lake. The villa is south facing, very spacious, air conditioned & furnished to a very high standard. The master bedroom has a large queen bed, dresser and mirror ,2 nightstands, swival chair, T.V/DVD /set topbox. En-suite shower/bathroom, walk-in closet & a private sitting room with a sofa, hi-fi & games table (chess etc) the second bedroom has a large queen bed, armoire with 3 drawers and TV , 2 nightstands & a closet, the third bedroom has twin beds, nightstand, table and closet. There is also a family bathroom. The large lounge has two sofas, verizon cable TV, DVD, book library (200 new books) formal dining area for 6 people, fully equipped kitchen, nook area with extending table & 4 chairs. Utility room, with washer/dryer/iron/ironing board. A 35ft pool with fountains and a child safety barrier. Sun loungers & patio furniture can be found on the sun deck /lanai
Bradenton/Sarasota information: Bradenton has numerous golf courses (all within a short drive of our villa,) restaurants, shopping malls and plazas, crazy golf, cinemas just a short drive (10/15 mins) beautiful beaches with powdery white sand. Sarasota has theatres, museums, art galleries and numerous restaurants shopping malls, Natural habitat to explore - dolphins and manatees are often seen swimming in the waters of the Gulf.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - for beautiful and exotic flowers. Mote Marine Science Aquarium.
Myakka State Park - air boat rides, canoeing etc.
Sarasota Jungle gardens...
Sarasota kennel club - greyhound racing (Nov thru Apr)
All within 15 mins of the villa.
For the more active, there are watersports, fishing, tennis (pop upto the Nick Bollettieri tennis academy,10 mins away, where Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi trained ) or even a round of golf at one of the many golf courses within 5 - 10 min drive
Local Amenities: Supermarkets, restaurants, and shops like Walmart , Publix, Bealls,Target , Applebees,McDonalds are within a 5 min drive. An approx 2/3 min drive is a bank and a post office. For more sophisticated shopping try St Armands Circle, where you'll find 150 boutiques and restaurants. Air conditioned shopping malls and the outlet mall are just a 10 min drive away. The gulf beaches of Anna Marie Island (ideal for fishing) and Longboat Key / Siesta Key are all within easy reach (just a short drive), numerous golf courses are a 5/10 min drive away. Multiplex Cinemas 10/15 mins drive. Take a trip to Venice, further South (50 mins) where you'll find Italian architecture and landscape boulevards which date back to 1925.quaint little shops, beautiful beaches, ideal for the shell collectors. Take a drive over the sunshine skyway to /St. Petes / Clearwater around 30 mins or further afield Busch Gdns just 45/50 mins also the theme parks of Disney a leisurely 90 mins.
More photos: Lots more photos of our villa and local info can be found on my own website please contact me for the address and details you require.