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Beachfront to Bay with dock Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8 plus

This fabulous three-bedroom/two-bath, beachfront home is situated on nearly an acre of land -- with lush vegetation, many oak trees, Spanish moss, and 92 palm trees. THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE INCLUDING CHILDREN THAT WE ALLOW IS 8.....TO RENT THE HOME AT ANY TIME......completely redone December 2015. New dock. Repainted inside. New fire pit in back yard on new pavers. New grill with picnic table nearby. new lighting. New landscaping. New master bedroom king mattress

We own a dock across the street, which is on the Florida Intercoastal waterway -- which goes north to Tampa, and south to Ft. Myers. There are plenty of restaurants on the water.

Fishing is great from the dock.we have added underwater fishing lite ... Or you can rent a small boat, jet ski, or a canoe.

The beach house is decorated in beach fun themes -- and is equipped with just about everything.

The home is very child-friendly -- with toys, a pack and play, Additional amenities include sand toys, beach towels, and beach chairs, as well as a garage, washer, dryer, and a new gas grill. NEW HD DVD 60inch SHARP television top of the line picture....

There is a huge, NEW 4-person spa on the screened porch. we have 3 kayaks...2 singles and 1 double

It's a wonderful place to relax while watching fabulous sunsets!

Our home is located right on Manasota Beach, in an area that resembles Old Florida. Come on down and experience this unique island, connected by a north and south bridge.

We have many repeat renters. Handicap friendly.

More Details

Property Manager
Bill morris
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Bill morris

Lives in Naples Florida. Retired. Born in Kingston ,pa. Recently married.

Bill morris purchased this house in 1999

Why Bill morris chose Englewood

greatest place you will ever stay. Just bring food and clothes.

What makes this house unique

Ocean is your view.


Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • have porta crib for babies, etc---we have 6 grand-children .....portable bed for youngster up to 10 years...
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
--new 60 inch tv- latest 1080 - great picture


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront to Bay with dock Paradise
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Amazing family vacation on the gulf and bay

  • 5 of 5

Our family vacation was wonderful from the moment we woke up to walk on the beach and gather seashells and shark teeth. My daughter-in-law and I spent our days on the beach with the two grand daughters while my husband and our son went fishing and crabbing from the dock on the bay. Caught lots of blue crabs and they were delicious! Property is clean and in good condition, no evidence of any hurricane damage at all. Kitchen is amazing, well stocked with everything needed to cook for a family. Great room has plenty of comfortable furniture for everyone to sit and watch TV together. Wi-Fi worked well. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms allowed for plenty of room for everyone, even had a port-a-crib for the baby. Outdoor shower was great for cleaning up after spending the day on the beach. Nice sandy beach and the water temperature was perfect for swimming. Sunsets were spectacular to watch, even had dolphins to watch as the sunset. We couldn't ask for a better spot to enjoy a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love making people happy. Bill WE KNOW U DO AN U DO A GREAT JOB OF IT FOR SURE BETWEEN U AN DEB U GOT RIGHT AS RAIN.
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Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great location, and the house was very clean and well looked after. The family all loved the beach, the warm water, the patio, and the sunsets and sunrises. As an added bonus, the fireworks for July 4th were spectacular and we watched from the dock with an amazing unobstructed view!

Our only wish is we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have owned the beach house for 17 years. Worked to make everything First Class. Thanks
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Didn't want to leave!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place! Had everything we needed, 2 grandson's kept busy playing in the water, fishing, chasing crabs. Beautiful sunsets! We got lucky and saw a female turtle laying eggs and actually had 3 hatches during the week we were there. Once in a lifetime experience! We will never forget it! Chartered a fishing trip and my 9 year old grandson caught a 40" snook. This area is not a tourist trap, very relaxing but still all the amenities you need. I would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. After 17 years we work hard to Insure you love everything about our beach to bay property
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Awesome vacation werk

  • 5 of 5

Great location, house was very clean and had everything you need. Very family friendly house and surrounding areas. Would definitely rent again next year. We have also already recommended to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have Rave reviews. From a pro football hall of Famer to every one who has rented this year. A couple who rented the first week of February. Has rented two weeks in June and cannot wait to return. Bill the owner
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Wonderful Week

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Manasota Key and this property. It felt like we were home again ! The house, furnishings, outdoor areas, and sunsets were fabulous and well maintained. With access to the bay in front of the house and the Gulf of Mexico behind us, we had the best of both worlds. The home was very clean and had plenty of linens. The kitchen was well stocked with additional small appliances. The grill cooked our fish very well and the fire pit was so cozy ! It was awesome being able keep the boat across the street in the private slip with a lift and fish from the dock.

It's difficult to find a FL place that checks all the boxes...just steps from the beach , bay access, dock included, ample trailer parking, accepts pets upon approval, and has awesome views. Mr. Morris took very good care of us !

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun family time for everyone!

  • 4 of 5

From the moment we walked through the door, we were mesmerized by the aqua ocean, which is just steps from the back door and can be seen from everywhere in the house. The home was excellent for me, my husband, my disabled father, and our two teenage sons.

THE RIVER: This property is so unique because it's "ocean to river", which really appealed to my family because my two teenage sons love to fish. They used the kayak on property, and we also brought our paddle boards, and we were on that river every day.

THE OCEAN: it was a beautiful aqua blue every day, and to be able to walk out the back door just a few steps and enjoy the ocean, the view, the breeze, was so relaxing. Mr. Morris kindly let us bring our dog, and he had the week of his life, romping around on Manasota Key beach! And searching for prehistoric sharks teeth right on the beach was an added bonus of fun!

THE HOUSE: The great room and kitchen are so spacious. Yes, the house is a little dated, but everything was clean and comfortable, and the house has everything you could think of, from Tupperware to laundry detergent, and every outdoor toy you'd need, like chairs, kayak, boogie boards, etc. My dad is disabled and he got around great.

It was a great week and just the relaxing family time we needed.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
ft myers
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Several within 2 miles south
Nearest Beach
back yard
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS 8....INCLUDING CHILDREN. Our Cancellation policy is if you have an emergency I have given FULL refunds. Have had 3 full refunds in 15 years and have even refunded people once who were coming from the east coast of Florida with 4 chldren. The weather forecast was bad for the entire time they planned to come. Called them and asked if they would like a full refund. They loved it. Bill

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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