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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property


The views are Spectacular and just a few steps to your own private beach.

This ground level 2 bedroom/1 bath retreat is the perfect tropical paradise for 2 couples or a family of 4. There is a futon in the living area for 1 extra guest. You can enjoy your own secluded beach littered with shells, shark's teeth and drift wood. Watch the dolphins play and the pelicans dive as you witness the magnificent sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. This treasure is located on a private beach that offers hours of relaxing seaside sunbathing, bird and dolphin gazing, and strolls in the surf. Spend your days alone or commiserate with the locals and visitors alike just a short drive to the best activities Florida has to offer including fishing, kayaking, shopping, restaurants, great night life and more. This dream vacation destination also offers WIFI internet connection and cable TV.


The property is totally upgraded to include all necessary conveniences to make your stay a comfortable one.

More Details

Eileen Hendrick
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Here is a little piece of heaven"
Mar 2017
  • 1 of 7


Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • totally renovated
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , can change to 2 singles on request
  • Master bedroom has cable TV and adjoining bathroom, walk in closet , seating area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
No smoking allowed in the condo or linai but smoking allowed outside


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.5833335 based on 55 reviews

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Eileen's beautiful beach house. The views were spectacular, there was plenty of space. The location is great and is very quiet and laid back. This was the perfect rental for us, everything we needed was provided and was accurate to the descriptions.

I cannot say enough how much we enjoyed our stay. We saw dolphins, lots of fish, manatee, etc. We snorkeled, fished and swam to our hearts content. The walks on the beach were many and the memories made were awesome.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really love to hear that you enjoyed yourselves here at the beach and hopefully you can come back again soon. Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it is greatly appreciated Eileen
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Just what we were looking for

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place on the beach away from the crowd. This place was exactly what we were looking for. I don't think we had anyone within 200 yards of us other than the turtle patrols and the occasional beach walkers. It was like we had the entire beach to ourselves. The accommodations were much nicer than the photos. If you are looking to get away from the crowds, this is the place. We like to vacation to different places every year but if we ever return to Florida this is definitely the place we will stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It is very much appreciated. I'm delighted to hear that you had a good time here and look forward to having you as my guests on the beach in the near future Eileen
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Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Manasota Key. The house fit our expectations perfectly. The beach and the views are amazing. We practically had the beach to ourselves. The waters we're clear and great for snorkeling. We will definitely be back! Thank you for sharing your wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for posting a review, it always makes me happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves here. I hope you come back again soon Eileen
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Zanesville, OH

Gorgeous views with direct beach access

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful girls getaway here. Beautiful ocean views, direct beach access, everything you need for a beach stay. Property owner is very friendly and responsive. Home was also neat and clean. I will definitely go back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you girls enjoyed your time here at the beach. Hope to see you back again in the near future Eileen
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The property was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed June 1-9. Eileen was a great host. The house was very clean and comfortable with many needed amenities supplied. We caught sheephead and catfish right in front of the house. On our last night there a giant loggerhead sea turtle walked right up next to where I was fishing and laid her eggs, it was a once in a lifetime experience! I highly recommend this property, we didn't want to leave and hopefully we will be returning next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The location and the 1 star is for that, however, the whole place feels unloved and tired

  • 1 of 5

We booked this en route to our own house in sanibel which we have rented for the past three years. Firstly the description is ambiguous and confusing. I thought we were renting a whole house but it turned out to be a ground floor of a house, not 'bungalow' as it was described. The pictures on line must be from 2011 as the interior and furnishings bore little resemblance to what was actually there. I can best describe the interior and outdoor seating as a ' thrift store' jumble of old, flaking and uncomfortable mishmash of unwanted and unloved furniture. The kitchen was similar in that it offered a mottled collection of past their sell appliances, glasses, pots pans and utensils and we didn't feel it was possible to prepare anything g more than a salad with the amenities supplied.

The shower was just adequate and the toilet didn't flush properly. Somebody has given a lick of paint to some

Areas but unfortunately also included taps, ceiling and light fittings so clearly done in a rush and by a novice painter.

The 'garden' at the back adjoining the beach was barren and featured heavily painted concrete the antithesis of the shore beyond. In fact the only comfortable place to sit was on the fairly new loungers at the back, even though there was a limited amount of space to move these due to the pile of painted pavers being used as a 'table'

I am astonIshed to read the reviews of this place, none of which bear any resemblance to the actual property.

There is no privacy as the owner lives on the floor although she was very pleasant, above the rental and there is no private area to sit and enjoy the view you have paid for

We have discovered the house is up for sale and the owner is clearly clearing out as we were asked if we minded if she swapped some furniture from the bedroom we were using. We did mind.

If the owner is selling then the rental should reflect the change in furnishings and quality of the amenities. We have always wanted to give our own renters value for money and a comfortable home from home. This is neither

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay here. I'm not sure where you're coming from with your comments and do not accept them as being an accurate description of my home. It's saddens me to hear that your impression was that this house is unloved when I strive on a daily basis to keep it to what I believe and all my previous guests is a beautiful beach house not lacking in any way. (Please refer to reviews). Some people are more suited to staying in hotel settings and are not looking for the home feel. The description of the house is totally accurate and clearly states that it is the ground floor only. The kitchen appliances are all updated on a regular basis and only last month a new refrigerator was installed. The change out that I wished to make that you refer to was in fact an upgrade in furnishings not as you suggest. In fact all your assumptions are false and the fact that they can negatively affect my reputation is really unfair. Again I must stress how upset I am by this offensive and inaccurate review that for some reason you thought it appropriate to post.
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lock and Key
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Boca Royale
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Gulf View Grill
Nearest Beach
on the beach
Car: necessary

Beautiful sandy private beach on the gulf, surrounded by many oak trees, wide variety of wildlife including hawks, osprey, eagles, cardinals to name but a few, turtles and great fishing. The property is located on a barrier island with the inter coastal waterway on one side and the beautiful gulf waters on the other. While you may feel remote and secluded you are only a few miles from a large variety of stores, restaurants, tennis, golf, cinema, art and antique stores, charter boats, fishing guides, jet ski rentals, para sailing etc.


Rates & Availability

Englewood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Jul 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sept To Nov special
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas month
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1
Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please note that cleaning fees and damage protection are not charged from September to December

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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