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The Perfect Longboat Key Vacation Home!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,671 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3BR, 3BA, Covered Pool, Private Dock, Garage, WiFi, Cable TV

Our three bedroom home is very well equipped, is bright, sunny and clean and has everything you could possibly need in your home away from home. Sleeps eight comfortably (king-size in the first floor master; two twins and a full in the second bedroom and a king in the third bedroom).

With a beautiful pool out back under the screen-covered lanai, you can relax with a cool drink and sit in the abundant sunshine. Situated on a deep water canal, you can tie up your boat or rent one nearby. Take a short stroll to our white sandy beach. The sunsets at the beach are absolutely breathtaking! Theme parks within one to three hours are Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay, Disney World, and Universal Studios.

For those of you who wish to stay in touch with your business; or for your kids, who may need to complete some school-work; or for simply staying in contact with family and friends: Our home offers high speed internet service, and a wireless HP AirPrint Photosmart 7510 printer that copies, scans, and faxes. - All you need to bring is your lap top or your iPad.

Downstairs you will find a fully-equipped kitchen attached to a family room with fireplace and television, a formal living room and separate dining room that look out onto the pool as well as a separate laundry room off of the kitchen. Off of the pool/family room area there is a separate pool bath for your convenience which is equipped with a shower. There is also a spacious two car garage.

For your convenience the master bedroom suite is located off to the right on the main floor as well with it's own bathroom with separate toilet/bidet room and walk in closet.

Walk up a few stairs to find the 2nd bedroom equipped with a twin bed and a twin/full bunk and then up a few more to the king size bedroom. These two bedrooms share the bathroom together which is equipped with tub/shower.

More Details

Dan Swanson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Dan Swanson

My parents are true Minnesotan 'Snowbirds' having traveled down to Florida almost every winter to escape the cold. They come down to live in the house January through March.

Why Dan Swanson chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

They have rented all over southern Florida for over 20 years but when they found this beautiful house in Longboat Key their renting days were over.


Longboat Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2671 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Pool Shower - outdoor shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Longboat Limousine service overs convenient transportation to and from the Tampa Airport:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

The Perfect Longboat Key Vacation Home!
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful Time!

  • 4 of 5

Lots of room for family! Really enjoyed the pool!!! Loved the mango tree and the lime trees!

Enjoyed fishing off of the dock and a short walk to the beach daily. Perfect location and nice quiet street.

House was clean and comfortable. Driveway was under repair but we were able to park in the semi-circle. We did not use the garbage disposal as it may need to be repaired or replaced.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, beautiful home in a great location. Fully equipped for a great stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time again this year. Looking forward to another stay in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice clean home in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time. Close enough to bike to restaurants but a very quiet location. The dock was buggy this time of year so we couldn't enjoy it in the evenings as much as we wanted, but it was very serene. Would recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This house is great for families, we felt at home, everything was clean, equipped kitchen, the house is very spacious, a lot of natural light and comfortable for a big family. Is in a very quiet street yet within walking distance to one of the LBK gorgeous beaches and a short drive to St. Armand's, Sarasota, grocery store, nice restaurants and the marina where we rented a boat that we took right out of the house dock. Dan was a nice person to deal with, very straightforward and helpful when information was needed. I would just say the house is not modern it needs some updates but it was not an issue for us at all, as it is so nice. It would also be great to have some more and newer beach chairs and beach umbrellas as the ones available at the garage are quiet old ;). But overall it was so great! I would definitely would go back and or recommended. Thanks Dan!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great family spot

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression walking in was that the pictures don't do it justice...very spacious, open, clean with a fantastic pool area. We loved that the house isn't located in the bustle of any of the Key areas, but a very short drive to anything we wanted. The street is very private and quiet...barely saw any neighbours. The walk to the beach is only about 6 mins and the beach itself is amazing with a sandbar that goes out quite great spot to take in the warm ocean. The house had things like beach towels, chairs, mat and we certainly took advantage of that! Overall it was a fantastic spot for a nice relaxing family vacation!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thompsontown, PA

A comfortable, spacious home in a residential area

  • 5 of 5

Our family (7 adults) had a fantastic Christmas vacation at your beautiful home in Longboat Key. The house was very spacious and we especially enjoyed opening the sliding glass doors and spending most of our time in the pool area. The weather was spectacular with temperatures in the mid-70s to low 80s. We spent time kayaking from the dock and saw dolphins circling our kayak. Coquina Beach was our favorite and it was just a short bike ride away.

We have rented through VRBO for 10 years. Our family voted this house the best so far. We hope to return again next year.

Your property manager was quick to respond to any problems that we experienced.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16.5 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub
Nearest Golf
8.1 Miles
Longboat Key Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Harry's Kitchen
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

Longboat Key is on the West Coast of Florida, near Sarasota and one hour south of Tampa. Sought-after Longboat Key has some of the most unspoiled beaches in the area. Our access is only three blocks away from our home where you have the feeling that you have your own private beach. Longboat boasts some of the wealthiest residents, and finest restaurants in the Sarasota area. Take a dip in he large heated pool (pool heat separate charge) or sip a cool drink in the screened-in lanai out back as you decide what to do for the day. Explore the beach, perhaps a round of golf, or a game of tennis nearby.

From our home, it's a matter of minutes to St. Armand's Circle, a shopping paradise. Longboat Key is a ten-mile long barrier island attached at each end by a bridge to the mainland. If you would like to go to theme parks - we are one hour from Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay or two and a half hours from Disney and Universal Studios. Galleries, museums, and live theater are within a 25 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Longboat Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 28 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 29 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Jan 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 27 2018 - Apr 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 28 2018 - Oct 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
Oct 27 2018 - Jan 25 2019
7 night minimum stay
Jan 26 2019 - Apr 26 2019
7 night minimum stay
Apr 27 2019 - Oct 25 2019
7 night minimum stay
Oct 26 2019 - Jan 31 2020
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.5%

* 4PM Check In, 10AM Check Out on changeover day
* Monthly rates are for (4) or more consecutive weeks
* 11.5% taxes (6.5% Sales Tax, 5% Resort Tax)
* 50% Deposit required to secure booking & 50% balance due 2 weeks before arrival
* Deposit is full refundable if canceled prior to 90 days from check-in
* Security deposit of $250.00 (fully refunded as long as no problems)
* Well behaved pet welcome

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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