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2 Bd BEACH Condo w/ Pool -Private Gulf BEACH & BAY side Dock On Key

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 860 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Private Beach And Gulf Access With Heated Pool Provides Everything You Need.

The unit is a second floor 2 bedroom condo located in a very quiet, well maintained, beautifully landscaped, 30 unit condo complex in Englewood Beach. Directly on Manasota Key in the Gulf of Mexico, the complex comes with an experienced property manager available for your every need.

On your vacation you will see dolphins, manatee, spectacular sunsets, and hear the calming sounds of the Gulf of Mexico on the private condo beach just steps from the door.

If you want to people watch, Englewood beach and park is a 5 minute walk or 0.2 miles away. Nature lovers will enjoy Stump

Pass state park & beach which is only 1.5 miles away. This is our family favourite beach and the reason we purchased on Manasota Key. Stump Pass is situated on the southern most 1.2 miles of the key and features a long hiking trail through the scrub and a quiet undeveloped beach. With very limited parking available you are guaranteed the most private, secluded, public beach experience in south central florida.

Too much of the beach? Do what we do and take a break and relax by the pool or on the dock just outside the unit overlooking Lemon Bay, the intercoastal waterway. High speed intenet access extends well outside the unit so you can get caught up on emails or surf the web while at the pool or the beach.

Do you like to fish? If you don't want to charter a deep sea excusion at one of the loacal marinas, just relax and fish off the private beach or bayside dock. It's is all just a few steps away on private grounds.

There are also a number of great restaurants, bars and shops all within a 5-10 minute walk. Many of these establishments feature live music and are also frequented by the locals which speaks to the quality of food and entertainment you can expect. Being within walking distance of restaurants, beaches, the pool and dock means you will go days without getting into your car for that relaxing resort type atmosphere.

Englewood is located on the Gulf of Mexico between

Sarasota and Ft. Myers. Easily accessible from Tampa (85 miles), Sarasota (42 miles), Punta Gorda (30 miles) and Ft. Myers (43 miles) airports. With easy access to so many airports and Interstate I-75 you will have many travel options available.

Our unit includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, and spacious living room. Bedrooms consist of a king bed (serta perfect sleeper -the only official mattress of the national sleep foundation engineered to help solve 5 common sleep problems) in master, 2 twin beds in spare bedroom, and a queen sleeper sofa in living room.

Our goal is not to cut corners like other units you've been to. The towels, cutlery and place settings are all fresh and purchased specifically for the unit vs. hand-me-downs brought from home. We also set ourselves apart by offering netflix, a 50' led smart tv and high speed internet. This demonstrates our aim to set ourselves apart without cutting corners.

More Details

Michelle Watt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Michelle Watt

My family and I are from the greater Toronto area and I've vacationed in this area of Florida a few times each year since I was a child. I spent much of my childhood on all the Manasota Key beaches where I created some of my best memories.

We just recently purchased the condo so our 3 children might also have fond memories of Manasota Key and we would like to extend this wish to you and your family as well.

Michelle Watt purchased this condo in 2013

Why Michelle Watt chose Englewood

We chose this property as it is on the Key with private beach and bay access which is difficult to find and provides us with more to do and see without even leaving the property. Englewood Beach is still one of the quieter less developed Keys situated between Sarasota and Ft Meyers and makes for a relaxing vacation.

What makes this condo unique

Being on the key with a private beach means you don't have to leave your rental unit early in the AM to get a spot on the beach, or pack up and leave to head home for dinner. Taking a cup of coffee out on the beach and shark tooth hunting before everyone else arrives or being the last to leave after sunset is a breeze! In under 3 minutes you can walk and change your scenery from beach to pool or bayside dock making this a unique vacation.

Situated within close proximity of 4 international airports means you can always find the best rate on air travel. Englewood is also close to I-75 for those of us that prefer to drive to our vacation destination.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We wanted to tell you how very pleased we are with all the improvements the new owners have made in the condo and all the work they have done. The king bed and bedding and cornice are very nice. We like the fish light and the new picture too. The additions of the new lamps, end tables, TV and TV chest and area rug are lovely. The new dishes, silverware and glassware are great. We also like the new Florida porch furniture and I greatly appreciate the new drying rack. We also greatly appreciate the sliding door to the porch being fixed. We can easily and quietly go out there now and enjoy how pleasant it is. The new bedding in the second bedroom and décor is nice. We also really like and appreciate the new bath towels--they are wonderful.

The whole condo looks and feels cleaner and we appreciate that. The closets have been cleaned and there is more room now. They have done a good job.
Jan 2014
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Englewood Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Unit features Jack and Jill bathroom. 2 toilets and sinks accessible from bedrooms serparated bathtub/shower combo.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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2 Bd BEACH Condo w/ Pool -Private Gulf BEACH & BAY side Dock On Key
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 10 reviews

Manasota key is a great getaway

  • 4 of 5

The area was great and the condo within walking distance of a few restaurants. The condo is as described and we enjoyed having both the bay and the ocean as options.

The condo itself is functional and looks like the pictures. The only surprise was the bathrooms are very short, the countertops and the toilets. My family isn't that tall ,so not a huge deal, but if there was a tall family it could be an issue. Each bedroom has a toilet/sink attached and then they both open to a shared shower.

The owners were very responsive to my questions both before we went down and once we were there.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, MI

Great location. We enjoyed both the beach and the bay frontage.

  • 5 of 5

Condo was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed sitting on the beach with the supplied chairs. We also brought our paddle boards and the bay side was a great place for them. Restaurants are very close. Beds were comfortable.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We handle a wonderful time during our 10 days. The condo was as described, well decorated in a beach theme, clean and convenient to the pool. The beach was an easy walk across the road.

Would definitely book this condo again.

One thing though, is the mattress on the king bed needs replacing. Very soft and lumpy.

We slept in the guest room on the twin beds, both were very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo! I am sorry you did not find the King mattress comfortable. It is only 2 years old, so I will have our property manager take a look at it to make sure it is okay. We look forward to your next visit!
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Fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

The property is well kept. The condo could have used a deep/detail cleaning. The condo was well stocked e.i. toiletries, kitchen utensils and dishes, towels and cleaning supplies! Before use of pool it's a good idea to make sure it has been properly cleaned as it seems to be a bird sanctuary especially in the mornings. Overall I will recommend this to friends as a great place to stay :)

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location. Everything we needed was right there. Beds were comfortable and plenty of linens for the 5 of us. The shower head did break while we were there but Jim had it fixed within an hour. The pool heater was also broke when we first got there saturday, which made for a very chilly swim in December but was fixed and warmed up by Tuesday. Loved the beach chairs and shell scooper thing (helped to find dozen or so sharks teeth). We grilled on the bayside deck and watched dolphins playing in the bay. I would recommend having a grill kit there, we had to buy one. Overall, we all had a great time and was super sad to leave. Can't wait till next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, spacious unit with everything we needed! We loved the location with easy access to the beach and a lovely dock with a view of the bay. Be sure and walk down to the restaurants for terrific seafood. We will definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Punta Gorda
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Lock & Key Restaurant & Pub
Nearest Golf
3.4 Miles
Oyster Creek Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Gulf View Grill
Car: recommended

Englewood Beach is a quaint community with quiet streets and a number of outstanding restaurants and friendly bars which often feature live music, all within walking distance.

Local artists showcase their work in the shops on Dearborn St. while our bayside pool or gulf side private beach provide quiet areas to enjoy relaxing, BBQing, and picking up an abundent supply of sea shells and shark teeth!

You can also walk (0.3 miles) to Englewood Beach/Park or 1.5 miles to the Stump Pass State Park which features over 1.2 miles of quiet undeveloped key, beach and trails. The key also features two additional puplic beaches within 9 miles so you can try a new beach every day of the week.

A short car ride off the key provides the typical array of additional restaurants, supermarkets (e.g. Walmart, Target), bookstores and attractions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $100
Tax Rate 12.0%


Full refund if cancellation is received at least 90 days prior to check-in; Reservation deposit will be retained if cancellation is received less than 90 days prior to check-in. Any additional amounts paid will be refunded only if unit is re-rented for same rate and time period. Please consider purchasing trip cancellation insurance in case of unforseen circumstances.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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