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Sunsets!! Luxury 3 Bedroom Pool Home Located On Sarasota Bay

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,401 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, With Heated Pool And Dock On Sarasota Bay

This outstanding 3-bedroom luxury home is located on the east shore of beautiful Sarasota Bay. Enjoy the spectacular sunsets from your own private dock, heated swimming pool or by relaxing in comfort on the lanai. The open living space is exceptionally furnished and is ideal for family entertainment. High speed wireless Internet including Internet ready cable TV’s located in each bedroom and the living room. The fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar includes a pass through window to the pool area with unobstructed views of the bay. The en-suite master bedroom is spacious with sitting room overlooking the bay. King size bedroom set and walk in closets provide ample storage. Both of the other bedrooms have queen size bedroom sets and plenty of closet space. Major appliances include microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator with automatic icemaker. Minor appliances include coffee maker, blender, and toaster. Utility room has full-size family washer and dryer, iron and Iron board. Typical rental period is from Saturday to Saturday. Additional days dependent on availability.

Tim Nelson
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Tim Nelson

We are US expats from Minnesota currently living in Geneva Switzerland. My wife's job brought us overseas 3 years ago and we have decided to stay an additional 2 years so our children can both graduate from the school they are attending. We purchased this property to utilise as a winter home when we move back to the states. With that in mind we have furnished the house with quality furniture and furnishing that will still be in good condition when we are able to utilize it.

Tim Nelson purchased this house in 2012

Why Tim Nelson chose Bradenton

We looked all over Florida for a place that had easy access to the Gulf. We found less expensive properties but chose this place as it is very peaceful and the sunsets are incredible. Did we mention we can get to the Gulf of Mexico in less then 15 minutes via boat?

What makes this house unique

First impression, when entering the house, is 'Wow'. All the finishes are of high quality and the decor is very elegant and comfortable. Did we mention sunsets? Sunsets are beautiful from all the main rooms in the house. The retreat area in the master is an unbelievable place to watch the sunsets. While in the kitchen you still are involved with people in all areas of the house as well as outside on the lanai and pool area due to the pass through bar.


Bradenton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2401 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Master bath shower room contains a regular shower head, rainfall shower head and side jets. This room has double sinks, large tub, and private toilet. Second bathroom serves main house as well as has direct access to the pool area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Exceptional sitting area to watch sunsets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Direct pool access through sliding glass doors.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Neet architectual feature in corner where TV is located.
  • Master suit has a king sized bedroom set including bed, dresser, chest of drawers, and 2 night stands. In addition there is a sitting area on the bay side which is surrounded by windows. Large walk in closet and full bathroom. The bathroom has 2 sinks, shower room with regular shower head, rain shower head, and wall jets, and oversized tub. Bedroom 2 has a queen sized set including bed, dresser and 2 night stands. Closet area has a sitting chair and accent piece. The room has direct access to the pool via sliding glass door. Bedroom 3 has a queen sized set including bed, dresser and 2 night stands. Large walk in closet. All bedrooms have internet ready TV's.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Sunsets!! Luxury 3 Bedroom Pool Home Located On Sarasota Bay
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful Spot

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our week at this lovely home. We had everything and more than we needed, the house was well appointed and well stocked. Absolutely gorgeous sunsets and great bird watching too. A beautiful, comfortable home in an absolutely gorgeous location! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful home with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfront Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Nelson's home is beautiful! It's right on the bay. We watched so many different birds throughout the day, some jumping fish, and even a mother and baby manatee swim up to the dock. The master bedroom has a wonderful bay window to watch weather fronts come and go (I saw a rainbow over Longboat Key on our last day after a thunderstorm blew through). The nearby beaches are awesome, and there's plenty of good restaurants and things to do in the area. This home is welcoming, comfortable, and hard to leave. We look forward to another visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome house and location

  • 5 of 5

The house is great, the furnishings are amazing, nice views of Sarasota Bay; also the owners do thoughtful, unexpected things to make guests more comfortable. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay. Very clean home. Beautiful pool. The view was spectacular!! The home was close to many things such as shopping and restaurants. We loved our stay and hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Gem

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home overlooking Sarasota Bay on a quiet neighborhood. Gorgeous sunsets. My husband and I were able to relax just watching the birds fly by or feed on the oyster rocks near the dock while our boys played and swam at the pool. Waking up to the view from the master bedroom was amazing! We rented a car and visited the nearby Longboat Key and Sarasota Key. Beautiful beaches on both and plenty of shelling, seafood places to eat and ice cream treats. Overall, Tim and Dana made it possible for us to have a wonderful, carefree and very much needed relaxing time at their home. We would love to return soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous view, wonderfully relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed two glorious weeks in this beautiful home. Favorite wildlife memories are seeing literally hundreds of birds every day flying by and fishing in the bay, daily poolside visits of a great blue heron and a great egret, and occasional dolphin sightings. Sunsets were spectacular and most often viewed from the heated pool. When we could tear ourselves away, we enjoyed nearby beaches, biking at Robinson Preserve, exploring the Red Barn Flea Market, and visiting the Ringling Museum and the Classic Car Museum. Owners Tim and Dana and property manager Karry couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. The welcome and how-to manual was comprehensive. Be sure to look in the coffee table drawer for more maps, menus, and guidebooks. Thanks, Dana and Tim, for sharing your beautifully designed and furnished home. We had a wonderful time.

Bonnie and Bill

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Sarasota Airport, Tampa Airport (50 miles),
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Anna Maria Oyster Bar Landside
Nearest Golf
1.2 Miles
IMG Academies Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
52 Miles
Amtrak Station TPA, Tampa
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Da Giorgio Ristorante
Nearest Ski
11.2 Miles
Skiarees Water Ski Show
Nearest Beach
11.5 Miles
Longboat Key
Car: necessary

Bordering town of Sarasota is well known as the “Cultural Center of The Florida Gulf Coast”. Art Galleries, Theatre, Opera, museums and professional sports are all close at hand. Sporting venues such as golf, tennis, biking, hiking, and water sports are abundant in the area.

While in Florida water sports are a must. Local attractions include; beaches, deep sea fishing, diner cruses, sunset cruses, Jet skiing, wind surfing and kite boarding.

Or you may choose to make a day out of other activities such as shopping, visiting Myakka State Park or the Selby Botanical Gardens followed by enjoying a meal at one of the many local restaurants.

Boat rental from the local marina allows you pick your party up at the dock. A fifteen-minute cruse across Sarasota bay and you are on the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy the many beaches along Long Boat Key and Sarasota Key or try your hand at some deep-sea fishing.

You may also want to take a day trip to Disney World, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and all the large name attractions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Typically arrival (4:00 p.m.) and departure (10:00 a.m.) is on Saturdays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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