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DARLENE OWNER & manager 24/7

Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish, italian

BOAT RACES 18,19, 20 SLEEPS 10 - / 2/2 or 1/1 open weekly Jan , Feb, March

66 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Manasota Key House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bath with a bedroom and private bathroom on the 1st floor.

READ MY REVIEWS ! ! ! PLEASE

3 NIGHT MIN, WEEK OR MONTH

THE MERMAID HOUSE SLEEPS 1-10 GTS / SLEEP UP 10 IN ONE HOUSE

BE THE CAPTAIN OF YOUR OWN SHIP !

SLEEPS 5 UP & 5 DOWN STAIRS HOME .

UPSTAIRS HAS 2 BEDRROM 2 BATH FULL KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTERS TOP OF THE LINE APPPL, AND A MARBLE 12 JET BATH IN THE MASTER AND A MESSAGE CHAIR , GREAT AFTER A LONG WALK ON THE BEACH . ACROSS THE STREET IS THE BAY FOR FISHING AND CANOE / KAYAK/ SAIL BD

IF YOU ARE NEEDING MORE SPACE WE HAVE MORE SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR SLEEP 5 MORE KING BED AND A TWIN BED . WITH A QUEEN SOFA BED , SLEEP 5 MORE . THAT AREA OF THE HOUSE OPEN ON TO A OPEN COURTYARD PATIO WITH MUSIC AND A GAS / CHARCOAL GRILL ELECTRIC SUN SHADE SO NO NEED TO CARRY FOOD UP AND DOWN THE STEPS YOU HAVE A KITCHEN ON THAT FLOOR TOO WHEN YOU TAKE THE COMPLETE HOUSE YOU CAN SLEEP 10 . IF YOU DON'T NEED UP AND DOWN STAIRS JUST TAKE THE UPSTAIRS AND SLEEP 5 UP STAIRS 2 FULL BEDROOM 2 FULL BATHS ALSO WE HAVE TWO OUT SIDE BEACH SHOWERS .

2 PATIOS AND 2 GAS / CHARCOAL GRILLS AND SLEEP 10 WITH 2 KITCHENS AND 2 PATIOS 130 WALKING STEPS TO THE BEACH LOCATED ONLY 130 WALKING STEPS TO THE BEACH AND ACROSS THE STREET TO THE BAY. BOTH ARE DEEDED ACCESS LOTS OF BEACH TOO ! THIS IS NOT JUST ANOTHER RENTAL . BEACH CHAIRS / UMBRELLAS / BEACH TOWELS COOLERS, / BLOW DRYERS/ LOTS OF DISHES / POTS AND PANS IF YOU NEED SOMETHING JUST ASK I AM SURE I WILL HAVE IT . YOU CAN WALK TO ALL THE RESTAURANTS AND BARS . JET SKI RENTALS , SAIL BOAT, BIKE RENTALS, SAIL BOAT CHARTERS & FISHING CHARTERS . KAYAK RENTALS , BIKE RENTALS , PADDLE BD (FREE YOGA) ON THE BEACH EVERY DAY ... WOW .

THE CAPTAIN'S QTS ( MAIN HOUSE ) HAS A 12 JET MARBLE BATH AND A MASSAGE CHAIR GREAT AFTER A LONG WALK ON THE BEACH TV IN ALL ROOMS ,.WIFI , CABLE, S/SOUND IN LIVING ROOM, MUSIC ALSO ON PATIO . UP STAIRS HAS A QUEEN BED AND 3 TWIN BEDS ON FIRST FLOOR if you have a family member who cannot do the steps we have 1 bedroom and 1 bath on the first floor THIS AREA IS GREAT FOR ANY FAMILY / FRIEND THAT CANNOT TAKE THE STEPS TO THE UP STAIRS

DOWNSTAIRS HAS ANOTHER BEDROOM WITH QUEEN BED AND A SINGLE SLEEPER SOFA BED FOR CHILDREN , KITCHEN & BATH . GREAT FOR IN LAWS OR TEENS . MUST *** RENT TOGETHER AS ONE HOUSE 3 BEDROOM 3 BATH

THE OWNER REALLY WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO YOU ON THE PHONE BEFORE BOOKING . I AM VERY HAPPY FOR YOU TO PAY ( WITH VRBO ONLINE THAT IS 100 % OK ...)

THE PRICE DEPENDS ON HOW MANY IN YOUR PARTY & IF IT IS A HOLIDAY . YOU CAN RENT JUST THE UPSTAIRS AS A 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH OR YOU CAN RENT IT HAS A 3 BEDROOM 3 BATH OR YOU CAN RENT IT TO SLEEP 1-10 GUESTS . BEST TO CALL ME SO I CAN TALK WITH YOU ABOUT YOUR VACATION PLANS AND SEE HOW I CAN MAKE IT AFFORDABLE . WE TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN PUTTING FAMILY REUNION AND SMALL WEDDINGS TOGETHER . WE CAN HANDLE A PARTY OF 1 PERSON OR A PARTY OF 10

CALL IF YOU HAVE ANY ???

THE CAPTAIN'S QTS SLEEPS 5- 3 TWIN BEDS AND 1 QUEEN 2 FULL BATHROOMS THEN ON THE FIRST FLOOR FOR GUESTS THAT CANNOT TAKE THE STEPS WE CAN SLEEP 5 MORE

KING BED AND TWIN BED AND A QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA BED

FOR BIGGER PARTIES CALL THE OWNER TO DISCUSS

SUMMER RENTAL SLEEP UP 1- 10 .

CALL OWNER FOR BEST PRICE GOES BY THE SIZE OF THE PARTY AND THE TIME OF YEAR . IF IT IS A HOLIDAY OR THE FLORIDA BOAT RACES MAY BE A HIGHER AT THAT TIME OF THE YEAR . FL BOAT RACE ARE NOV 18,19,20 .

SEPT AND OCT IS MY SLOW TIME OF THE YEAR

SO IF YOU HAVE SOMEONE IN THE FAMILY THAT CANNOT DO THE STEPS , THIS HOUSE IS FOR YOU.YOU CAN SLEEP 5 UP & 5 DOWN.& 2 KITCHENS 3 BATHS .

2 OPEN PATIOS . AND 2 KITCHENS & 3 BATHS AND 2 OUTSIDE SHOWERS . RENT THE WHOLE HOUSE SUMMER $3,500 CALL DARLENE

ALL HAVE PRIVATE PATIOS

COOKING AREA JUST OFF THE PATIO SO NO NEED TO WALK UP & DOWN THE STEPS WITH THE FOOD .

ON THE FIRST FLOOR YOU HAVE A FULL SIZE KITCHEN

WE ARE BOOKING NOW CALL ME - CHECK OUR CALENDAR

WINTER 2017 SEASON .

WINTER PRICING 2017

MONTHLY OR WEEKLY .

BOOK NOW FOR EASTER 2017 .

BOOK NOW FOR SPRING & SUMMER BREAKS CALL EARLY

PLEASE READ MY REVIEWS !!

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR PHONE # AND THE BEST TIME TO RETURN THE CALL .

PLEASE INCLUDE THE PHONE # & THE BEST TIME TO CALL BACK .

OR TEXT ME ( WITH YOUR PHONE NUMBER ) & THE BEST TIME TO RETURN THE CALL

THE PRICE DEPENDS ON THE SIZE OF THE PARTY.

PLEASE READ MY REVIEWS .

DARLENE OWNER SINCE 1992 . IN THE BEACH RENTAL BUSINESS SINCE 1983 & on the island since 1983 ON VRBO SINCE 2008

SO PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL AND LETS PLAN YOUR NEXT TRIP TO THE BEACH TOGETHER ..

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
DARLENE OWNER & manager 24/7 (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish, italian

About DARLENE OWNER & manager 24/7

Hi, I am a single mother of two girls. both of my girls lived on the beach and loved it so much when they grew up and moved away I decided to share my small part of paradise with the world . It's the most natural and clean beach in florida . I say natural cause you never know when you may be taking a walk on the beach at night and just about walk into a turtle laying her eggs . yes its on the web site ck it out on my other web site SEE THE TURTLES RIGHT ON THE BEACH !!

call me or email me and I will send you the pictures of the turtles on the beach . I make my home yours. My guests become like family . In 23 years of renting I can say I have never had anyone not happy with what they got for the money. My places are cleaned by me the owner. And if you need something I am here to get it . I am never more then a phone call away.Ok, I hope to see you on the Beach gotta go it's Sunset !!!

DARLENE OWNER & manager 24/7 purchased this house in 1992

Why DARLENE OWNER & manager 24/7 chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

MANASOTA BEACH & ENGLEWOOD BEACH is old FLORIDA. I know I am safe to walk the beach at anytime day or night . You can still have a firer pit on the beach except in turtle season MAY THROUGH OCT IS TURTLE SEASON COME SEE TURTLES ON THE BEACH LAY THEIR EGGS AND IN APPROX 67 DAYS THEY WILL HATCH . I can still take a sleeping bag down and sleep under the stars and no one is going to come run me off. The fishing is great ! I can walk to a charter fishing boats and be out fishing by 6-7 in the am . FREE YOGA ON THE BEACH I can feel completely safe at night with my doors unlocked. So to me its my part of paradise . SLEEPS 1-10 BOOK NOW FOR THAT SUMMER FAMILY REUNION. BOOK 2 OR 10 WE PRICE BY THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY AND THE TIME OF YEAR .

What makes this house unique

One Big HOUSE ! This is a 2 story house It has a private courtyard with an electric sun shade.A nice place to have friends come and sit outside and listen to some jazz on the OUT SIDE sound system . . Massage chairs to help you relax after a long walk on the beach , We have electric at the out side bar so you can make your frozen drinks , Electric sun shade to cover the patio . FREE washer and dryer . And the court yard is fenced in so I can let your doggie & kids run. But If you like the life of big screen TV and a massage chair, oh and the 12 jet marble bath then you would love THE MERMAID HOUSE, sleeps 1 or 10

Call me, Christmas BOOK EARLY FOR EASTER AND SPRING BREAKS BOOK EARLY , ALSO WE HAVE A BIG PARTY FOR NEW YEARS ON THE BEACH FOR EVERYONE ON OUR STREET BON FIRER AND FIRER WORKS ON THE BEACH AND A CHRISTMAS TREE ON THE BEACH TOO ! FOR NEW YEARS BOOK NOW FOR CHRISTMAS WEEK .CALL THE OWNER DARLENE

CALL DARLENE 941 468 7800 YOU CAN PAY WITH VRBO

Reviews

5
based on 66 traveler reviews

BOAT RACES 18,19, 20 SLEEPS 10 - / 2/2 or 1/1 open weekly Jan , Feb, March
average rating of 4.9848485 based on 66 reviews
5

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely fabulous! From ample parking, outdoor spaces & shower, indoor dining & living - this property has it all! The kitchen(s) are fully stocked with everything needed for a family gathering or intimate dinner. The location of the property could not be more perfect. A few steps to the gulf of Mexico! Darlene could not be more accommodating! Meeting us with an umbrella at the car when we arrived because of a pop up shower, really! I need to mention the cleanliness of the unit(s) - you will not be disappointed. I am very particular about cleanliness and Darlene's property was impeccable. We will be planning another visit - sooner than later!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great "Home" for our vacation

  • 5 of 5

Darlene was prompt with a response to my inquiry. Others did not even return calls or emails. She was great to work with and went out of her way to make our stay pleasant. The place had the feel of Key West with direct access to the beach. We had a great 4th of July and would recommend you stay if you have the chance. We had several friends and family over who all enjoyed their time there. You need bring nothing but your clothes and food! Thanks for the great service Darlene.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, IN, USA
5

Martha

  • 5 of 5

Darlene's comfortable house is a two-minute walk to a beautiful beach. In addition to the perfect location and house, Darlene was a very gracious host. We had a delightful week and will definitely return here for our next trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Queen of the Beach and Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Darlene, is the most thoughtful hostess ever. Her house is a beautiful beach house just a stones throw from the beach and the perfect sunsets. We arrived late she was waiting for us all smiles she showed me the entire house and all the amenities. Beach chairs, beach towels, (no need to bring) the kitchen is beautifully stocked with everything you need. Brand new appliances. Down the street you have bars and fine dining. Im happy I made a friend.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Queen of Hopitality

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently visited the Mermaid house for the second ti,me. The first time we stayed upstairs in the Captain's Quarters and this time we stayed in the First Mates Quarters, downstairs. We loved both. We were so impressed by Darlene's hospitality. She makes sure you have everything you could possibly need. She is wonderful and accommodating and wants to make sure you feel at home when you are in her home. We will be returning!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hoopeston,il.
5

Love love love it.

  • 5 of 5

I was in the sm. studio apt. for 3 months. It was perfect for 1or 3 people. Had a small pet, and we both loved it. She furnishes every thing. It's great. Can't wait until next year ,going back for another 3 months.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lock 'n Key Pub Restaurant
"I love to walk to Lock & Key have dinner and walk the beach back . The is great too !"
Gulfview Grill
"A GREAT PLACE TO DRESS UP A LITTLE AND COME FOR DINNER WALK FROM MY HOUSE "
Stump Pass Beach State Park
"WHERE THE GULF & BAY COME TOGETHER . IT IS A WONDERFUL THING TO SEE . NATURE AT ITS BEST & G..."
Lock 'n Key Pub Restaurant
"I love to walk to Lock & Key have dinner and walk the beach back . The is great too !"
Mama's Italian Restaurant
"If you want to feed a lot of people go here the food is good and you get a lot for your money"
Farlow's On The Water
"fun place to enjoy music and eat . lots of cool things for the kids to do too . walk from th..."
Flounders Restaurant and Tiki Bar
"What a fun place to go fun for the kids too and the food is great too all within walking dis..."
Englewood Public Beach
Beach Road Wine Bar and Bistro
Blind Pass Beach
Publix Grocery
Rum Bay Restaurant
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Sarasota
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
To Palm Island private island
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
4 miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I-75
Nearest Point of Interest
Mermaid House , 95 Wilhelm dr
Car: recommended

2.hrs from Orlando and only 1.5hrs from tampa , Sea world D.W. Brush Gardens , all the parks and rides you need & want . Private fishing charters too !! charter fishing boats with in walking , parasailing , jet ski rentals , boat rentals , sailing for the day , all with en walking or just 2 mile away . canoes .

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Rates & Availability

Manasota Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SEPT & OCT
Sep 27 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Jan , feb , march , april
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$7,500
 
 
May - AUG
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

PLEASE READ MY REVIEWS & PLEASE include your phone number on any inquiries. PLEASE CALL ME TO MAKE YOUR VACATION PLANS . I PREFER TO TALK TO GUESTS AND HANDLE MY OWN BOOKING WITH MY OWN RENTAL AGREEMENT FORM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE A CREDIT CARD I HAVE MY OWN 4 SQUARE . I DON'T USE PAY PAL THEY TAKE TOO MUCH MONEY & ONLY LET ME HAVE MY MONEY IN 500 PAYMENTS AT A TIME . I DON'T WANT TO USE VRBO PAY PROGRAM ALSO TOO MUCH MONEY . I HANDLE MY OWN BUSINESS AND HAVE SINCE 1993 .I DON'T ASK YOU TO BUY A INSURANCE POLICY TO COVER DAMAGES . JUST POST WITH ME A 500 SECURITY / HOLD DEPOSIT THAT IS REFUNDABLE WITHEN 7 DAY AFTER EVERYTHING IS CLEAN AND CHECK FOR DAMAGES . On the rates we run specials all the time in summer months. 1-8 guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Manasota Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • THE CAPTAIN'S HAS A QUEEN BED , 3 TWIN BEDS & A ADULT DAY BED IN L.R. WITH A 3TH BEDROOM AND BATH ON THE FIRST FLOOR FOR ANYONE WHO CAN'T DO THE STEPS . . SLEEPING UP & DOWN 8 guests THIS IS A GREAT HOUSE FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS CALL ME DARLENE THE OWNER . SO WE CAN HELP YOU WITH YOUR VACATION PLANNING ON THE BEACH . I LOVE PUTTING FAMILIES TOGETHER ON THE BEACH . EVERYTHING IS WALKING DISTANCE FROM THE HOUSE . PARKING IS NOT A PROBLEM . JUST WALK TO THE RESTAURANTS & BARS . JET SKI, CHARTER BOATING , BIKE RENTALS , PADDLE BD , KAYAK RENTALS CALL AND I CAN EXPLAIN THE SET UP OF THE HOUSE . BEST PRICES!!! WE ALSO HAVE A CLOSED IN OUT SIDE SHOWER & A SECOND ONE IN THE BACK OF THE HOUSE OPEN BEACH SHOWER 3 FULL BATHROOMS SLEEP 5 UP AND ONE 3 DOWN & 2 FULL KITCHENS WITH ONE UP ONE DOWN . GREAT TO HAVE A FULL KITCHEN DOWN STAIRS FOR PARTY AND COOK OUTS 2 PATIOS BOTH WITH MUSIC . PLEASE READ OUR REVIEW
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
almost any service you need we can provide . crib rentals , car seat rentals . dog sitters I can help you set up your trip plan to Orlando (DW) or go sailing for the day .CHARTER FISHING TRIPS . I have lived in Florida 30 yrs Parasailing, jet skis , sail boat charters , boat rentals , fishing trips . we have it all ! And all within walking distance ! Our small Island has everything the big one's do . Just less people you have to share it with . At one time I could say you don't have to stand in line for dinner . But, the word is getting around & our little Island now has lines too . Come see old Florida before it goes away ....

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