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Luxurious 3 BR Home with Office & Private Heated Pool at Tara Golf Community

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights


About the property

Three Bedrooms, 2 Baths, office, sun all day and lovely heated pool.

A beautiful private 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home for your vacation or getaway. Call 519 896 8888 if questions. This beautiful, bright and airy home is tastefully furnished and decorated, has a 55" Ultra HD 4K TV, a 42" HD TV and a 32" HD TV and Netflix. It offers a large private, heated pool enclosed in a very large lanai overlooking the 12th fairway of Tara Golf & Country Club. The lanai & pool get sunshine all day long and you can also seek the shaded part of the lanai for your protection. Recently renovated and redecorated, this home has all new appliances to enhance your stay. We have a double car garage, and room to sleep 6 people comfortably. Use our office with desk, office chair, printer-scanner-copier, high speed internet, WiFi and free long distance calling.

The master bedroom has ample dressers, a 42" HD TV, Blu-ray DVD, two walk-in closets and a very comfortable king size bed; the ensuite has a separate jacuzzi tub, double sinks and a very large walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and dresser with a large walk-in closet. The third bedroom has two single beds and dressers and a 32" HD TV and a large walk-in closet as well. The second bathroom has a walk-in shower/tub. Our dining area will seat 6-8 people comfortably. Our home has a fully equipped kitchen with new stove, new fridge, new dish washer, micro wave, and a water filtering system. It is nicely furnished with 3 flat screen HD TV's, 2 DVD's, cable TV, hi-speed internet, WiFi, free long distance calls in Continental US and to Canada, new washer, new dryer and is fully air conditioned with humidity control.

We have all the dishware, cutlery, pots and pans, bedding and linens that you will need. Just come and enjoy yourselves.

We are a very short walk to the Clubhouse for dining, our state of the art fitness center, our tennis courts and our very large heated community pool with spa. All of these are available for your use.

Keywords: A beautiful, well equipped, 3 bedroom home for you to enjoy. Equipped with an office, office equipment, TV's, high speed internet, WiFi and free long distance. Well located for numerous beaches, four airports, 30 museums and art galleries, orchestra, ballet company, an opera company, 10 live theaters, 10 min, from shopping at The Ellenton Outlet Mall with over 100 shops and stores, excellent restaurants, numerous golf courses, 10 min. to IMG Sports Academy, 9 min. to the world class rowing center at the Nathan Benderson Park, 9 min. to University Town Center with over 100 high end shops as well as Best Buy, Super Target, the Apple Store, Macy's, Nordstrom, Gucci and many other stores.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2017

About Jack

We are a semi-retired professional couple. We love to golf and enjoy the warm Florida weather. We are also snow birds who still like to alpine ski, so we share our winters between snow country and the warmth of our Tara home.

Jack purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why Jack chose Bradenton

We rented in the Tara Golf & Country Club community for 8 years before we purchased our home there. We were attracted by the great golf course, friendly people, beautiful weather, convenience to shopping and entertainment and access to Interstate 75 for quick travel to many different areas and events.

What makes this bungalow unique

A beautiful home with a private setting. Enjoy the lovely warm pool and relax in the sun or the shade. Located in a safe, friendly community consisting mainly of retired couples and young families. There are over 45 golf courses near by. Enjoy golf, tennis, fitness center, biking, fishing, boating, the theatre performances, Ringling Museum of Art, the Mote Aquarium, shopping, entertainment and the beautiful beaches of Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island and Bradenton Beach. The closeness to Interstate 75 allows you to attend the Tampa Bay Rays (baseball), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (football) and the Tampa Bay Lightning (hockey). For longer stays, we can transfer our membership to the private golf course to you so that you can golf free as members during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the beautiful house and heated pool. The golf and shopping was so close and convenient. We have recommended this place to many friends.
Mar 2010
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Tara Golf & Country Club Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bright bathroom with sink, counter, toilet and shower/tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , large master bathroom, double sinks, large walk-in shower
  • Very clean, fresh and fully equipped
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 dressers, 2 side tables, flat screen TV, 2 walk in closets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , dresser, side table, chair, walk in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , dresser, twins can be converted to king, walk in closet
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Fold up portable mattress (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Double car garage and an office area equipped with a fax-copier-printer-scanner and phone and internet access.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Luxurious 3 BR Home with Office & Private Heated Pool at Tara Golf Community
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Heaven in Bradenton

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I truly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home. The house was immaculate with plenty of the essentials. The pool was magnificent. The location couldn't have been any better. You are close to shopping, restaurants, beaches and sightseeing. We were there a month and the owner called several times to make sure we didn't need anything. While there we had several guests stay at various times. All were extremely impressed with the home. We would highly recommend this rental to anyone. We felt like we were at a resort. We enjoyed the area so much we have decided to look at properties for a more permanent move.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments Lorrey, we are pleased that you and Alice enjoyed our Florida home. We are very proud of our home and keep it in great condition for our use and the use of our guests. We are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of all the great amenities that are close by. We are glad to hear that you have decided to buy a retirement home near us. Good luck in your search for your new Florida home.
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Toronto, ON

Best Experience

  • 5 of 5

This by far was the best experience we experienced in all our years of renting. First of all, the place itself was immaculate. When we first entered the house, it smelled clean. All of the furnishings and appliances were relatively new. It didn't look old and worn like other places we had stayed in. All of the rooms were nicely decorated and comfortable. The best part was the outdoor patio area. After a day of golf/shopping, nothing beat coming home and spending time on that patio.

Secondly, you couldn't beat the area this house was in. All of the golf courses we went too were no more than 10 minutes away. One of them we actually could have walked there if we wanted to. For shopping, we had a really nice upscale mall and an outlet mall within 5 - 10 minutes of us. There were also an abundant amount of restaurants close to home.

I was impressed that a lot of the smaller things you usually have to bring to rental were supplied....(tin foil, spices, etc...)

Owner was great to deal with. He was available for all questions and concerns...(responding within minutes).

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Glenn, thanks for your kind comments. We are very pleased that you and your family were comfortable in our home and enjoyed your stay. We take great pride in our vacation villa, ensuring that it is modern, clean, well appointed and has all the comforts that meet our needs. We make these available to our guests so that they have an enjoyable experience as well. You were excellent guests and we hope that we have the pleasure of renting to you again soon.
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A beautiful, clean, well decorated home with all of the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I enjoyed our stay at this wonderful home. There was everything that we needed, then some. The large, heated pool and lanai was very relaxing and great therapy, especially at the end of the day. The home is very well decorated, very, very clean, nicely furnished and well located for shopping, site-seeing. We felt totally at home. The owner was great to deal with and made the rental process very easy. He spoke to us just prior to our arrival, called us shortly after check-in to ensure that we had everything that we needed and spoke to us again just prior to check-out. We will certainly come back to this beautiful home again.

Thanks for the memories, Susan

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Susan. We were very pleased that you chose our home for your vacation. We are very proud of our home and and are very happy when people enjoy their stay. Do come back soon.
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Toronto, Ontario


  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed everything this house has to offer. Beautifully decorated, spotless and well equipped. The home is bright and airy offering comfortable and spacious bedrooms, a large open kitchen and gorgeous pool/lanai area. The heated pool allowed us to swim even on cooler days. The lanai area was nice and private and outfitted with great furniture for both dining and lounging. This home was a wonderful combination of being part of the beautiful Tara community, we enjoyed long walks through the neighbourhood and being conveniently located to highways, a variety of golf courses, shops, and local beaches. The owner was very friendly and available to answer all our questions. This was our second year renting and have already secured our month for next year. We are really looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pauline. Thanks for your visit again this year. You and your family are always welcome. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you next year.
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This place is Six Star

  • 5 of 5

It was like coming home. We loved this home, it was very clean, quiet and private. It is very spacious, modern and well appointed. It has new furniture and appliances and is wonderfully decorated. The owner was very accommodating and friendly. He even called after our check-in to ensure that everything was perfect.

The home is well located for shopping, the beaches and easy access to all amenities including cultural attractions. The lanai and heated pool are wonderful. We spent many hours in the pool or lounging in the sun or shade. The patio was great for a peaceful breakfast by the pool or an evening diner at the end of the day,

We highly recommend this home for a vacation and will be coming back again real soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi and thank you for your kind comments. We are very proud of our Florida home and we are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you visit us again. Please come back real soon.
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You couldn't choose a better owner to work with or a more comfortable home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time booking anything on VRBO. The owner answered all of our questions and made us feel comfortable with our online transaction. As soon as we arrived, everything was in order. The house was beautifully decorated and so clean you could eat off the floors. I love to cook and every pot/pan/utensil was available, I didn't have to go purchase anything. This neighborhood is quite and you have plenty of privacy when you're out by the pool. I will be coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Natalie: Thanks for your kind comments. We are very proud of our home and we are pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay. Thanks,
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University Town Center
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Sarasota International Airport (SRQ)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Gyko's Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Tara Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Siesta Key, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island

Our home is just 2 miles to I 75 and within minutes of the Nathan Benderson Park which is a world class rowing & aquatic Sports Center, the IMG Academy, the Ringling Museum, antique auto museum, some of the best beaches in the world, live theater, plays, musicals and the Sarasota Film Festival.


Rates & Availability

Tara Golf & Country Club Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March-April 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
May - Sept 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
World Cup Rowing
Sep 21 2017 - Oct 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
October-Dec 2017
Oct 6 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 1 to 31,2018
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Feb 1- 28,, 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
28 night minimum stay
March 1-31, 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 11.5%

Cleaning fee of $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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