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Longboat Key Ranch House on Canal - Walk to Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Ranch house on canal. Living and dining room in center of house with master suite (with full bath) on right side with kitchen and breakfast nook. Left side of house has one bedroom with two twin beds and one den with double sleeper sofa. Lanai and pool can be accessed from master suite, den, breakfast nook and living room via sliding glass doors.

Caged lanai and pool on canal. Garage with washer and dryer. Fully furnished with utensils and bedding. North End of Longboat Key (barrier island) west of Sarasota and Bradenton. You can fly to either Sarasota or Tampa, FL.

Walk to Gulf of Mexico (5 minutes) with public beach access. Waterviews from the living room and 2 bedrooms. House backs to deep canal that accommodates sailboats; minutes to Sarasota Bay.

3 bedrooms, 2 baths plus outside shower, central air, garage with 2 bikes, maintained pool, enclosed lanai, cable TV in 3 rooms, completely furnished, dishwasher, Wi-Fi.

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

Why The Owner chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Family property and we have been vacationing there for many years.

What makes this house unique

First-class theatre, shopping and restaurants. Quiet neighborhood. World-class museums (Ringling Museum and Mote Marine).


Longboat Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Longboat Key Ranch House on Canal - Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.375 based on 8 reviews

Property is in beautiful location. House is extremely comfortable; could use some updating.

  • 4 of 5

This was the second time We stayed at this property. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Pool is great and lagoon quite beautiful.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, quiet neighborhood on the bay and near the beach

  • 4 of 5

This lovely 3 bedroom home is nestled in a quiet neighborhood on the north end of Long Boat Key. It sits on a canal just south of the Cortez Bridge. The beach is a short walk to the west. Additionally, the property is equipped with plenty of dishware, pool tools, and beach stuff. It is well maintained and very clean. The lay-out of the home is perfect for family and guests with the master suite on one side of the house and the guest area on the other side with the living/dining room separating the two. Big, double glass doors open on 3 sides to the pool.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable spacious house, with very nice pool. Lovely neighbours and pool man. Possibly a little dated but very clean and good value for expensive area. Very modern stove, and t.v.s everywhere. We found the bed comfortable. Loads of closet space, and heaps of condiments etc, plus loads of useful toiletries.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is great but......

  • 3 of 5

This house could be the perfect spot for a vacation. It could but it's not. The pool is beautiful but you're never assured privacy because the neighbors across the street take care of the pool and drop in whenever!

The furniture is very dated. The main complaint is the mattress's in the house are very bad. My husband had surgery in January on his neck so this really didn't help. The master bedroom is not a king sized bed! It's 2 twins put together and they don't match up.

With all this being said the owner is very nice and the house is clean. The location is great! As I said this house could be great!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home from Home property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property several times and enjoy it so much.There is everything you could possibly want here to make it a perfect vacation. No shortage of facilities. Location is excellent as it is at the north end of Longboat Key which makes it so easy to explore Anna Maria Island which has a different ambience to Longboat- best of both worlds. St Armands Circle,Ringling Museum and all the attractions of Sarasota are close at hand..

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Longboat Key Home on Canal

  • 5 of 5

If you want to go back home again and just be comfortable, this is it. Pool, canal to sit by, and beach very close-by. Two bicycles provided. No safety issues so I would bike over the short distance to the beach and leave the bike and watch the sunsets. Comfortable and roomy. Loved watching the green glowing light of the pool from the recliner, watching tv. Caged pool so leave the sliders open and enjoy the breeze. The seller, Connie, and her daughter, Luisa, were wonderful to work with. I loved "my" neighbors. The location is wonderul. Tension fell away when I did laps in the pool or ate my lunch by the canal as I tossed popcorn to the fish (they are bottom feeders and would not take the popcorn).

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Across Gulf of Mexico Drive
Car: necessary

St. Armands Circle for shops and restaurants and Sarasota for a multitude of cultural treasures.


Rates & Availability

Longboat Key House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April-May 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Summer Season 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
Oct-Nov 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
December 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
April-May 2018
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are based on two people.

Security deposit and 11.5% tax due with signed contract. Balance due four months prior to rental. Prices are for two people. If additional people, advise when booking their ages and dates of intended stay.

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