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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

Charming Beachfront Cottage, Directly on the water. Pet Friendly!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Manasota Key Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Charming, bright and sunny, rent this fabulous one bedroom cottage located RIGHT ON THE BEACH, just steps from the water. Enjoy the million dollar views and watch the dolphins play from your living room window! Outside, relax on your own, private beach. This unit is beautifully furnished; you'll feel right at home!

Be enchanted with this island where there are no high rises, no traffic lights and no crowds. A two lane road runs the length of the island with pristine beaches on the west side and Lemon Bay on the east side.

We are just steps from Stump Pass state park and wildlife sanctuary where you will discover a pristine, uninhabited shoreline.

Shops and restaurants within walking distance. More shopping restaurants, golf courses and boat rentals all just a short drive away.

Keywords: House (Triplex)

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We're your hosts, Jon and Sally Bruggeman. Our family loves the beach house and we know you will, too. Welcome!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2002

Why The Owner chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We purchased this property on Manasota Key because the beach is fantastic and the surrounding area is quaint and uncrowded.

What makes this cottage unique

This house has 3 separate rental units. If you have more than one or two families, we can accommodate everyone! We're located in a great location right next to a state park with over one mile of uninhabited shoreline.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)
Charming Beachfront Cottage, Directly on the water. Pet Friendly!
average rating of 4.9791665 based on 48 reviews
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PARADISE

  • 5 of 5

WOW......what a piece of PARADISE!! The pictures and description of the property were spot on, however, they do not do it justice....you must experience for yourself. The owners made sure you would be comfortable......great beds, plenty of towels, all the cooking utensils you could ever use, a blender, beach chairs, umbrellas etc. You could not have asked for a better location......just walk out the door and your feet meet the sand of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I have rented several beach places and without a doubt, this is the one I enjoyed the most! Sally was a peach to deal with.....no matter how many questions (and there were many) I asked, she always responded immediately. Will I be back......you betcha and hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! The cottage was the perfect size for 2 adults, a child and our dog....Very clean, comfortable and accommodating. The beach is beautiful, great shelling and we found lots of shark teeth! The highlight was night fishing and having the opportunity (under a full moon) of watching two very large sea turtles come ashore to lay eggs...they were massive and it was awesome. We stayed back so not to disturb them. We are seriously considering coming back next summer! You should too!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a Wonderful Place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at Sally's place and it was amazing. We wanted to just sit back and relax and enjoy the beach. We had a wonderful view of the ocean right from our window and we were right on the beach with beautiful sunsets. The place is fully stocked with all kitchen appliances and utensils. You also have beach towels, bath towels, beach chairs, fishing rods and much, much more... We experienced sea turtles hatching on the beach and even brought home some shark teeth! We saw a manatee and also went jet skiing...so much to see and do or you can just sit back and relax. It was exactly what we were looking for and it turned out to be perfect in very way! We can't wait to go back again! Highly recommended!

Thanks Sally for being so response and accommodating and thank you for allowing us to have this wonderful experience at your place!!! Hope to visit soon again... Cira & Scott

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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RELAXING, STUNNING VIEWS & ATMOSPHERE

  • 5 of 5

This place is everything they said it would be and more! Talk about close to the surf, wonderful beaches, and restaurants & shops close by as well! Great place to get a grip on relaxation and rid yourself of any stress. Would love to go back for a month next time. Highly recommend this location and rental to couples and/or families.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Loved the place"

  • 5 of 5

It had everything we were looking for in a rental, no stars and right on the beach. Private uncrowded beach and just a few steps from the rental. The kitchen had everything we needed along with lots of towels. We also loved the town it was very quaint and loved that there were no high rises or large hotels.

We found lots of shark teeth and that was lots of fun so all and all we couldn't have found a better place for what we were looking for. The owners were wonderful to rent from and everything was as they said it would be.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Beach Vacation, ever.

  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful, peaceful and tranquil. The beach is right outside your door. The restaurants are top notch. The park down the street is amazing. You can rent kayaks and go paddle boarding. I loved taking long leisurely walks with my dog. The stargazing at night was particularly amazing. I cannot find a single thing to complain about. I'm heading back very soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles

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Rates & Availability

Manasota Key Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season 2016
Apr 16 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
High Season 2017
Dec 24 2016 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,295
$4,800
 
 
Low Season 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
High Season 2018
Dec 23 2017 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.0%

Turnover day is Saturday. Additional Charge for Holidays. Please inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Manasota Key Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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