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Your Vacation Home on the Beach (side B). Weeks available in March 2018

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom/ 3 bathroom home on the beach (sleeps 6)

Spend time near the ocean. Relax in this newly renovated and tastefully furnished 1,600 square foot home with 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths. It's private and spacious on each side of this duplex.

Are your desired dates already booked? Then check out side A (VRBO #434280). Or rent both sides for a family reunion (if available).

Also check out our new VRBO listing on Siesta Key #894494. Just 40 minutes north of Manasota Key.

Swim, fish, work on your tan, or search for shark's teeth on the beach in your backyard. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Gulf and watch the sunset from your deck, which extends across the back of the house separated by a privacy wall. The wall can be opened to accommodate larger gatherings.

Prefer some private time? Enjoy that same view from the private balcony outside the master bedroom. The reflection of the moon light on the water at night is breathtaking.

Cook at home in the fully equipped kitchen or go out to one of the many restaurants in the neighborhood.

All the necessary linens and accessories are available to make your stay comfortable, as well as a pack and play for the baby.

Stay connected with FREE wireless Internet and local /long distance phone service in the US.

1,600 square feet makes the home spacious and inviting. Stretch out on the new sectional while watching the large flat screen HD TV. Walk out onto the deck to check on the kids or enjoy the waves washing across the sand.

Upstairs there are 3 plush mattresses all around! The Master has an ensuite bathroom, a flat screen TV/DVD player, and a private balcony.

For your added convenience, a full sized washer and dryer is ready to clean as many towels as you can use.

Recent updates include hurricane windows and sound proofing for additional security and privacy.

This quiet piece of paradise has a 2 lane road running through it with 3 public beaches, a state park (Stump Pass Park), restaurants, pubs and a mini market.

Tired of relaxing? There are plenty of activities in the area,including boating, deep sea fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, or kayaking. Bike lanes run along side the main road and hiking trails are nearby as well as many public golf courses.

Major League baseball, NHL hockey, or pro football is an hour away in Tampa with the Rays, Bolts, or Bucs. Minor league baseball is 15 minutes down route 776 (when in season) in Port Charlotte. Disney World and Busch Gardens are 2 hours to the north. The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg and the Ringling Museum in Sarasota are worthwhile, too. The Everglades National Park is 2 hours to the south, if you want to take an airboat ride and see some gators.

Please see side A, VRBO 434280, too. Rent one side or both for a larger gathering.

More Details

Marie Holland
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017

About Marie Holland

Jay and I have been visiting the area for years, thanks to an aunt who discovered the beautiful southwest coast of Florida years ago. Now we have our own little piece of paradise!

Marie Holland purchased this house in 2012

Why Marie Holland chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Manasota Key has all of the beauty of the Florida beaches without the crowds. It's one of the last truly undiscovered coastal areas. This property provides privacy ( not a condo) and direct access to the beach. In addition, the house is three stories high, built on 20 foot pylons and offers spectacular views. We hope you will love it as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

Private beach! Perfect for large groups for family reunions! Check out side A at

VRBO # 434280.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for such a glowing review! Jay and I worked hard to make our house warm and inviting but beachy and fun. Look forward to having you again!
Aug 2012
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Manasota Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) A queen bed in the master and also one in the guest room, Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Your Vacation Home on the Beach (side B). Weeks available in March 2018
average rating of 4.96 based on 26 reviews

Great Week on Manasota Key!

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for our family, aside from the amount of stairs that were difficult for our older guests. We enjoyed beautiful sunsets and the easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in "side B" the last week in October, and everything about the stay was fantastic. The house was immaculate and very well stocked with all the necessities for cooking and lounging around on the beach. The best part is being able to literally walk out the door into the sand. We had 3 adults and one dog, but the house is spacious enough for a much larger group. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have for more than 10 years have been going to Manasota Key for summer vacation . We decided to try a different place this time and we' were so delighted with "The Holland 's" home away from home.Everything was immaculate and very well equipped with all the essentials.It was very spacious for my family and all the comforts of home.It was great to have our own area of the beach and the sunsets to watch from especially the upper deck were breathtaking.I would recommend this property for anyone looking to stay in this area and we plan to return here again next summer.Thank you so much for letting us stay in your home away from home!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best View

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great at this fabulous beach house. The home was just as described and provided everything we needed for a fun and relaxing week. The gas grill was nice to have so we were able to cook out and enjoy more relaxing. The view from both balconies was amazing and we saw dolphin almost daily. We were able to see sunsets from the balconies or the beach that is right outside the door. It was spacious, clean, and the only down side was we had to come home. We really enjoyed the peaceful area and will certainly return.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leawood, KS (Kansas City area)

Great View

  • 5 of 5

Good location, Loved the sliding patio doors that opened completely out of the way. Steps could be a problem for some.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamsburg, VA

could not be better

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to the beach house and each time we are delighted with everything about it. The view of the sea is magnificent and can be viewed on three levels, the large deck outside the master bedroom, the large deck outside the living room and from the private section of beach below.

The beach is beautiful and very quiet which makes for a peaceful stay away from the usual hustle and bustle.

The house is lovely, clean, spacious and airy with stylish furniture and comfortable beds. The kitchen is well appointed and the dining room seats 6 people easily.

All in all it is a piece of Paradise and we look forward to many more visits there. Its the best place on the Key!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Tampa or Fort Myers Int. or Sarasota/Bradenton
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
White Elephant Pub/Flounders/Lock&Key
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Boca Royale Golf Club
Nearest Train
32.5 Kilometres
Sarasota Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Tamiami Trial/US 41
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Flounders/Lock & Key/ The Gulf View
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
Car: necessary

Besides the wonderful selection of restaurants, pubs, and shops nearby, our lovely beach house is surrounded by water so you will have access to every water activity imaginable.

Water activities include kayaking, canoeing, jet skiing, boating, fishing, dolphin-watching, and of course, swimming!


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
Spring/Summer 2017
Apr 23 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Dec 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Dec 24 2017 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring/summer 2018
Apr 8 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 2 2018 - Dec 22 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Booking fee (Mgt Co.) $40 + Tax
Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Other fees include $125 cleaning fee, $40 booking fee (mgt company) and 12% tax
Pet friendly with $150 per pet with restrictions. Pet breed must be preapproved.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is made

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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