|Minimum Stay||7 - 28 nights|
Stunning lakefront home on sought after River Strand gated community within Heritage Harbour. This light and spacious designer styled home offers the highest standard of living for your vacation and has every amenity you could possibly need allowing you to relax and enjoy every moment of your stay. All rooms feature air conditioning and ceiling fans for your comfort and purpose built wooden venetian blinds
Living area: Huge open plan room benefiting from 3 sliding doors giving a fabulous view on to the pool and the lake beyond. A comfortable 6 seater sectional is the perfect space for relaxing in front of the 42' HD TV with a full cable package available and DVD and BluRay players. The room also includes a further additional seating area and full dining table seating 6.
Kitchen: fully equipped with American style fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and coffee maker and includes granite worktops and breakfast bar. Huge selection of utensils included for those who may be inclined to cook!
Master bedroom: has a king size bed, enormous walk in closet and 32' HD TV with integrated DVD player and full cable TV pack. The room has a huge armchair for ultra relaxation and features a ceiling fan and sliding patio doors onto pool area with a beautiful view over the lake. Master bathroom is finished to a very high standard and features walk in shower and separate deep tub
with his'n'hers sinks.
Second & Third bedrooms: Second bedroom is large queen with ample closet space and 26' TV with full cable package and integrated DVD player. 3rd bedroom has 2 full size twin beds. Second and third bedroom are located at the front of the house, sharing the family bathroom giving an ideal set up for families or couples sharing the house.
Outside lanai area is extremely spacious, includes 4 high quality sun loungers and also benefits from an outdoor seating area for a leisurely breakfast or sunset cocktail overlooking the lake. Pool area has sun all day and is great fun for the kids, whilst the adults will like to relax in the hot tub!
The Heritage Harbour area includes bike and walking trails, lakes and a children's play area which are open to all residents.
The River Strand Country Club membership can be transferred for stays of one month and over. The benefits include Tuscan inspired Clubhouse, 27 holes of golf with practice facilities, 8 Har-Tru Tennis courts, resort style swimming pool with Tiki bar, restaurant, billiards room and well equipped fitness centre.
Keywords: Villa, golf, gated community, pool/hot tub
We have holidayed in the Bradenton area for a few years now and decided we would love to have our own little piece of paradise. The area is beautiful with everything you could possibly need for an amazing holiday and is so child friendly! We are so proud of our new home and hope you will love it too.
Nate Berger purchased this house in 2010
Amazing community, with a 15 minute drive to some of Florida's best beaches and fantastic theme parks such as Busch Gardens and Disney within an easy drive
We had an absolutely fabulous time. The villa was superb. We had everything we needed and more. It was extremely homely and none of us wanted to leave
What a great place to spend the month of November! And the amazing weather this year allowed us to use the pool every day - a real treat. While the house is well appointed and comfy, it is the outside lanai with pool and hot tub that rates this property as exceptional. The view of the pond and its wildlife, complete with alligator, is tranquil. The transferable golf membership is more than a plus given the 27 hole course is around the corner: The River Strand golf courses are a beautiful challenge! We did have to call the management company regarding the Internet - their response was immediate and the problem sorted out. Great choice of restaurants in Lakewood Ranch and UTC - highly recommend Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine. The beaches on Anna Maria Island are a great place to spend a day. After shopping (or just browsing) at Ellenton Mall, enjoy a great Margarita at Woodys River Roo overlooking the Manatee River. With Tampa only a 45 minute drive away it's easy to go to a Bucks game (and watch them lose again). Overall, an excellent home away from home, but don't look to go next November, we've already booked it!
Great place to chill, raining or not.This villa is well located for you just to lie back ,swim or spa.
We had a small reason to call management company due to two of the mesh panels around the pool burst ( not our doing ) This was well handled and fixed in no time at all,😀😃😀 We even got great tips from the handy man where to visit. Very well mannered Young man.
You will have nothing to fear staying here.. Apart from my jealousy. Ha ha
Over the years we have stayed in many villas in Florida and this was definitely one of the best. The property was clean and well-maintained with modern furnishings and everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. The pool area in particular was idyllic, looking out onto a beautiful lake with its very own alligator! Sunshine throughout the day meant that lazing in the pool was like relaxing in a warm bath!
There was so much to do in the surrounding area that we did not have time to take advantage of the facilities on offer at River Strand which looked great for golf and tennis enthusiasts. Everything was in easy reach of the villa and the traffic and parking was never an issue as, surprisingly, everywhere was very quiet in August. The beaches at Siesta Key, Bradenton and Anna Maria Island were fabulous - we saw dolphins swimming close to shore and a manatee floating past the pier. A boat trip around Sarasota Bay on a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon was one of our holiday highlights. There was also a good choice of shopping and restaurants in the vicinity which catered for everyone's taste.
Finally, the owner was a pleasure to deal with, responding quickly to any queries we had before our trip. We cannot wait to return!
This is an excellent rental. Its owner and her management company are helpful. The property is exactly as described. The amenities offered at River Strand are a bonus. Our highest compliment is to indicate that we hope to have a second stay.
Our stay could not have been better. As someone who lived in the area for 30 years before moving away, I know the area well and this was perfect for our vacation back home. The house is immaculate and well taken care of. Security is not an issue as it is in a gated golf community with 27 holes that is also in fantastic shape. The proshop was great to work with and allowed me to play alone without a teetime. Close to I75 and many restaurants and shopping within 10 miles.
Will be coming back for sure.
John & Andrea
Stunning holiday house. Finished to a high quality and we could not fault it. Very spacious and well equipped (it had everything you could need). The resort it is in was well maintained with beautiful gardens. We loved the pool ( it was nice and warm). We also enjoyed sitting relaxing and watching the birds on the lake. We were on a family holiday ( with a 3 year old) so this house was a great base for fantastic beaches (siesta key is a must) and exploring the area. The play park on the resort was also handy. We did bush gardens and dinosaur world. This house is perfect for families or golfers. We would have no hesitation in recommending it and the owner was extremely helpful in answering any queries which we had. A truly memorable holiday which was down to an amazing house.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Cleaning||$150 + Tax|
10% deposit required to secure booking with balance due 30 days before arrival date
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.