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Summer Sale! Stay 7 Nights, Pay for 6 Nights! Newly Renovated!

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath , sleeps 2 - 4 people, (sleeps 4 in beds)

Enjoy the amenities of this beautifully appointed one bedroom, one bathroom condominium. The condo is lovely with so many upgraded features and amenities. The condominium complex is directly on the beach with no roads to cross. The condo itself does not face the beach, however, it is no more than a 150 foot walk from the condo door to the beach and beachfront pool. The condo has undergone recent improvements to include: A new walk-in shower and vanity, new custom kitchen cabinets and quartz counter tops, new large plank porcelain tile flooring, new stainless steel appliances, custom queen size wall bed with 12" thick custom Serta mattress in living room, new interior doors, new crown moldings and tall base trim, and newly painted throughout. There is also a balcony with furniture, a personal wall safe, linens, bath towels, beach towels, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, two telephones with answering machine, two flat screen cable TVs with two DVD players, and private wireless Internet. The Master bedroom has a comfortable king size bed. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with blender, toaster, coffee maker, hand mixer, ice maker. Free unlimited local and long distance phone service including free calling within the Continental US, Canada, Mexico and the US Virgin Islands.

The condo property has a heated, gulf-front swimming pool, lounge chairs at the pool and for beach use, new laundry facility, elevators, lounge, and condominium office staff. Across the street and set behind a wooded park is a variety of boutiques, a Publix Supermarket, a CVS Drugstore, bank, liquor store, post office, and 10 clay public tennis courts at the Longboat Key Tennis Center. Only minutes away are excellent restaurants and the world-class shops and galleries of St. Armands Circle. Longboat Key is one of Florida's most beautiful barrier islands. Out-of-the-way yet easily accessible.

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Marina

We are a family of four from Northern Illinois but have relocated to Sarasota recently.

Marina purchased this condo in 2004

Why Marina chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We fell in love with the Beachcomber! The beach is beautiful and the Condominium property is well maintained by our meticulous on-site office staff.

Our condo is lovely with quality features unlike most rental units.

What makes this condo unique

The pool is practically on the beach so your view of the beach is outstanding. There are many areas along the beach side of the building to gather with family or just read a book. Publix and CVS Pharmacy is a very short walk from the condo. The property is clean and well maintained.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The two weeks we're spending here is like a little taste of what I consider heaven. I'm so relaxed that I've forgotten the exact date. Connie J.

PS. My Mother finally loosened up enough to admit that the tattoo on my foot is pretty, something I thought would NEVER happen. Mary Beth J
Jun 2011
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
Car: recommended

SCAT Public Bus Transportation and Trolley - Public transportation offered on Longboat Key

Longboat Key and Sarasota offer many well known attractions such as the Mote Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, Maria Selby Botanical Gardens, Van Wezel and other live performance theaters, world class restaurants and much more. Busch Gardens in Tampa and Walt Disney World Parks and Universal Studios in Orlando are all within a 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 hour drive by car.

St Armand's Circle, only 6 minutes by car is a lovely shopping area offering dining and specialty shops,

Longboat Key offers 11 miles of beautiful white sand beach, spectacular sunsets and 10 miles of paved path for bikers and joggers. It is a safe haven for numerous shorebirds such a Osprey, the Great Egret, the Brown Pelican and many other species. Sea turtles lay their eggs on our shores between the months of May and October. Do as much or as little as you'd like. It is truly a piece of paradise!

Other Activities: Shelling, Shopping, Theater


Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , personal hair dryer, medicine cabinet
  • Beautifully remodeled bathroom, granite vanity countertop and walk-in shower. Shower has two Grohe shower heads, one is hand-held with a bar for an adjustable height. Large recessed medicine cabinet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Additional Queen Size Wall Bed located in Living Room
  • The bedroom offers light wicker furniture, king-size bed, matching bedspread, pillows and window treatment, closet, 39' HDTV, DVD player, telephone, blankets, and extra pillows. Additional Queen size wall bed w/ 12" thick custom Serta mattress located in Living Room.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The gulf front heated swimming pool offers plenty of chaise lounge chairs, tables/umbrella and chairs and a shower. Additional lounge chairs and tables are located on the spacious covered patio overlooking the beach. Portable beach lounge chairs and sand toys are located along the building near the beach. The unit has two coolers (one with wheels) and a beach umbrella. The beach and lobby bathrooms, lounge, elevators and laundry facility have been remodeled. Two elevators and two staircases service each floor. Garbage shoots are located at the north end of each floor. Check-in is at 3:00PM, Check-out is at 10AM.


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Beachcombers Bargin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent one of our best vacations on Longboat Key in this unit. What you see in these photographs is exactly what you get once you are there. It's a second floor unit that faces what would be called bayside but in actuality, you face the parking lot and street. But don't let that turn you off. All you have to do is walk down a flight of stairs and exit right onto a large furnished covered patio which is right on the beach. We ate many meals right there looking out over the ocean. The lazy might want to take the elevator to the lobby and exit onto the patio next to the pool but this unit is closer to the stair well and that's the fastest way to the beach. The pool is the size of a typical backyard in ground pool. It's clear, clean and cool and exits right onto the beach, very convienent. In fact everything about Beachcombers is convienent. The Publix supermarket is right across the street along with other shops. Its actually quicker to walk to it than to drive to. St. Armands is about a ten minute drive down the street. Great shopping for the wife, ice cream for the kids, and good resturants for the evenings you don't want to use the kitchen. If I sound like I'm over hyping this, I might be, but we enjoyed ourselves so much we're already booked at Beachcombers for this years vacation. Except this time we're spending two weeks instead of one. The only disappointment we had was when we tried to reserve this very unit again, it was already rented. The bright side is we decided to upgrade and get an ocean view unit this year. Beachcombers is probably the best bargin on Longboat. You could pay more to rent on Longboat, but you don't have to.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing condo! Never wanted to leave.

  • 5 of 5

The condo is beautiful! Very clean and well maintained. New appliances, cozy comfortable bed, my boyfriend and I stayed in and cooked meals in the condo very frequently in our stay. White sandy beaches, very quiet and private beach location. I will 100% be back and reffer the Butlers condo to all of my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Clean, real Florida feeling in the furnishings, great layout, everything was perfect. Being able to walk out to the beach and pool is the only way to visit the beach. Access to a grill while watching the sun set is great way to top off a day, also supplied are chairs to use at the beach (unit has umbrella and coolers). Very clean property and personal attention from unit owner and property management made our stay a perfect vacation

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent! We hope to return!

  • 5 of 5

Simply the best, such a cute condo. Everything we needed. We felt so at home but in a sunshine paradise. We walked the beach every day. If we forgot an item for cooking dinner just a quick walk behind the complex to Publix. Beautiful sunsets each night. The pool was wonderful. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean, well equipped, and decorated nicely with a comfortable king size bed in the bedroom. We did not go out to restaurants every night so it was useful to have a gas grill on the property and a well-stocked kitchen at our disposal. I enjoyed my coffee and newspaper on the balcony every morning before heading down to the beach with my wife and daughter. The condo supplied a cooler on wheels which made it convenient when carrying snacks and drinks down to the beach every day. The property had one of the nicest stretches of beach on the island and was conveniently located to Publix and the shopping center across the street. The property provided floats and sand toys for the beach so we didn’t have to buy them for our daughter. Beach lounge chairs were available free of charge as well as lounge chairs and chairs/tables with umbrellas on the pool deck. I wanted a relaxing vacation so I was happy the beach was uncrowned and clean. I only wish we could have stayed longer! We enjoyed our stay so much that we plan to reserve this unit again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stay for Business...not so good if you need internet

  • 3 of 5

The location was beautiful and condo was clean and staff when contacted friendly and quick to respond. I was working in Sarasota for three weeks and wanted to stay somewhere on the beach with a kitchen and reliable internet connection. When I contacted the office prior to booking then assured me they had great high-speed internet. After checking the second day I was onsite, then internet was down, I called and was told sometimes the connection is weak because the walls are concrete and steel, then they had other issues with their provider off and on for the next two weeks. I was very very disappointed in this aspect of my stay. I wish they would have been upfront with their ongoing internet issues (the last week of my stay we weathered a Tropical Storm, so I don't blame the management company for any internet issues from that week)

Had I not been traveling for business, I would have rated my stay 4 stars.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I regret that you had issues with the Internet service during your stay. The need for good, reliable Internet is of the utmost importance to the Beachcomber staff and its owners. I can honestly say that I am not aware of any ongoing Internet problems but you are correct, they did have Internet problems while you were there. I was told that my condo manager literally worked day and night during that time period to resolve the issues with the cable provider and the unexpected tropical storm did not help matters. In addition, I was told that the condominium plans to make some Internet upgrades by the end of this month. Again, I am very sorry for your inconvenience but I am pleased that you thought the property was beautiful, clean and had a friendly staff.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Deposit is forfeited if reservation is cancelled less than 60 days before arrival. Rates and rental terms are subject to change until a deposit is made and the reservation is confirmed. Check-in is at 3:00PM; Check-out 10AM. Lessee must be at least 21 years old.

MasterCard, Visa and Discover Cards are accepted. A 20% deposit per week is required at booking to reserve condo. Balance is due upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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