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Shorewalk Villa: HotTubs, Pools, WiFi, Tennis, Beach 5.5 miles,˜IMG 1.9 mi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,270 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 28 nights


About the property

"Sunshine Cove" Resosrt Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Full Kitchen | Free WiFi | Free Telephone to U.S. and Canada | Comforts of Home | Air Conditioning | Laundry Washer and Dryer | Free Parking | HD TV | 2 Heated Pools | 2 Hot Tubs | Screened Porch overlooking Lake | Clubhouse with Pool Table and Ping Pong Table | Ground floor | End unit with extra windows | Handicap Accessible

Handicap accessible w/limitations

Safety "Grab Bars" in shower and tub

Parking near your entrance door

Close to IMG Academy

Walking distance to stores and restaurants

Ground floor end unit on 2 lakes

Patio and screened lanai with ceiling fan

Tropical ceiling fans throughout including lanai

Free WiFi

Free telephone to U.S. and Canada

5.5 miles to Anna Maria Island and white sand beaches

Prime season (February, March & part of April) is already booked for 2017. Please check calendar for availability.

Indulge yourself in our tropical Sunshine Cove villa in the Shorewalk resort - enjoy a blend of casual Gulf Coast activities and resort lfestyle. Whether it's exploring local fine dining, visiting historical and shopping attractions, lounging on the white sand beaches of nearby Anna Maria Island, or relaxing on the screened lanai while viewing turtles in the lakes, our ground floor Sunshine Cove is the perfect place to soak it all in.

After a hard day of tennis, take a dip in one of the heated pools or soak in one of the whirlpool spas.

Sunshine Cove is a beautiful professionally decorated villa, a sunny, cheerful ground floor end unit in Shorewalk Resort. It overlooks two tranquil lakes. The location is peaceful and quiet. There are 3 ceiling fans (and a 4th ceiling fan on the lanai), or you can open up the screen door and let gentle breezes flow through the condo.

Our 1270 sq. ft. villa has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Sleeps 4. Accepts maximum of 4 guests.The living/dining area and the lanai are filled with sunshine in the winter. Plantation shutters in both bedrooms allow for lots of light or complete privacy.

A 42” flat screen TV with digital HD box is in the living room. Both bedrooms have flat screen TVs with built-in DVD players.

The lovely master bedroom suite has a roomy walk-in closet, en suite bathroom, and a fully equipped desk with a second phone. Both master shower and guest bathtub are equipped with safety grab bars.

Your rental includes free high speed WiFi and free telephone service throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.

The 30 acre Shorewalk Resort Complex is located near the Gulf of Mexico, Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, and the beaches. You can enjoy “catch & release” fishing in one of the resort's 6 stocked lakes. With the lakes and tree-lined streets, Shorewalk is a great place to take peaceful nature walks.

The complex also has two heated swimming pools, two hot tubs, two tennis courts, a half basketball court, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, and a clubhouse with a large TV, ping pong , billiards, grills and other amenities.

Sorry, no smoking. Please smoke outdoors.

No pets, boats, trailers, RVs OR jet skis are allowed at Shorewalk.

Within walking distance: Publix supermarket, Aldi grocery store, pharmacy, restaurants, 8-screen movie theater, shopping, bank, AMF bowling alleys

IMG Academies 2.4 miles | 6 minutes

Bradenton Beach & Anna Maria Island 5.5 miles | 12 minutes

De Soto National Memorial 6.7 miles | 16 minutes

Robinson Preserve 7 miles | 16 minutes

Ringling Museum of Art 8 miles | 14 minutes

Sarasota Bradenton Int. Airport (SRQ) 8.5 miles | 15 minutes

Sarasota Jungle Gardens 9 miles | 16 minutes

Ellenton Premium Outlets 11 miles | 20 minutes

St Armands Circle 11.8 miles | 21 minutes

Selby Botanical Gardens 12 miles | 21 minutes

Mote Marine Aquarium 14.8 miles | 27 minutes

Tampa International Airport (TPA) 45 miles | 1 hour

Busch Gardens 56 miles | 1 hour, 3 minutes

Disney World 108 miles | 2 hours

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More Details

Marilyn Matecun
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Marilyn Matecun

Before retirement, I was a School Library Media Specialist. Now I'm a snowbird who lives half time in Michigan & half time in Florida. While I am in Florida, I volunteer at Mote Marine Dolphin, Whale and Sea Turtle Hospital. I also belong to the local Audubon Society.

Marilyn Matecun purchased this condo in 2005

Why Marilyn Matecun chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We chose this condo because of its perfect location - views of two lakes with the sun shining in all day long in the winter. We love the exquisite furnishings and the completely remodeled kitchen. We enjoy the friendly people from various countries who stay at Shorewalk and we especially love the peaceful, quiet atmosphere.

What makes this condo unique

Our favorite activities are swimming in the heated pools, exercising at water aerobics in the mornings, relaxing in the whirlpool tubs, and driving a short distance to Anna Maria Island to dine at the waterfront restaurants and view spectacular sunsets over the Gulf. We feel as if we're a part of nature when we are staying in this villa because of the two small lakes, turtles, tropical birds, the sunshine, and the lush landscaping. Sometimes residents get together and walk to the movie theater, the grocery store and restaurants. Many tennis players and families of other athletes stay here because of nearby IMG Academy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful weather! Everything was fun during our 6-week stay. Another great year, Marilyn. We'll be back in 2015. Thank you.
Feb 2014
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Bradenton Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1270 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • En suite master bath has walk-in closet, dressing area and stand-up shower. Guest bath has bathtub with shower. Handicap "grab" bars are installed in both shower and bathtub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
...Beach towels, beach bags & beach chairs plus rolling wheeled carry-all cooler (holds cold food & drinks & loads of gear) ...Attractive new white plantation shutters in kitchen, dining area and both bedrooms which provide complete privacy and light control ...Bright & sunny with light entering through side window in dining area and extra windows in the kitchen ...View of one pond through dining window, with sun shining in in the morning ...Half of screenend lanai fills with warm afternoon sun in the winter


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Shorewalk Villa: HotTubs, Pools, WiFi, Tennis, Beach 5.5 miles,˜IMG 1.9 mi
average rating of 5.0 based on 47 reviews

Charming 2 BR condo

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a month in FL for the last several years, and this was by far the nicest condo we've found: beautifully furnished, decorated and maintained; great community pool; friendly and helpful staff at pool and office,. Equipped with everything you might need, from beach towels and beach chairs to tote bags, board games, videos, and a well equipped kitchen. Close to everything, but no traffic noise, and the view from the lanai is nothing but ponds and grassy lawns. Marilyn was gracious and attentive to our needs.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a very special, lovely condo, in a great location – close to everything, yet peaceful and quiet. Thank you for taking great care of it. We are delighted that you enjoyed our home so much that you decided to move to the area permanently.
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Affordable comfoft close to IMG and the Ana Maria Island

  • 5 of 5

Don't judge book by the cover. Let's be honest, Bradenton is not impressive city and Shorewalk is not impressive community. But, that is only the first impression. The beauty of the city and condo is location, close to beautiful and clean Ana Maria Island Beach, IMG academy and sofisticated City of Sarasota. The condo itself is on the excellent location, on the quiet corner where light comes from 3 sides, on the cool first floor.

Sturdy, solid , well maintained building showes no age. It is the old school feeling, nothing is fancy, but works. It is comfortable and convenient and you can feel the owners want you to feel at home. They are immediately responsive to all questions and willing to solve problems....if any. It is a great place to stay a week, a month or more.

The only miss would be the lack of the gym.

We would be back in case of staying in Bradenton.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you found our Sunshine Cove condo an "excellent location" and "comfortable and convenient." We also enjoy the end unit with all the extra light and windows that view two small lakes. We forgot to mention gyms, but there are several gyms within about a mile: YouFit Health Clubs, Shapes, ad Planet Fitness.
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Not a single thing to complain about

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this condo. The location was very convenient to everything including beaches, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and the airport. The owner's communication was excellent. If there had been a problem with the accommodations, without a doubt I know the owner would have corrected the problem immediately. I would definitely stay here again. If you are looking for a property in this area you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree that one of the best things about Sunshine Cove is the convenience. You can actually walk to restaurants, grocery stores , a bank or a movie theater. Yet the condo itself is in a peaceful, quiet location. Thank you for being excellent guests.
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Very clean and neat. Well appointed kitchen and baths, nicely decorated interior.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice community and centrally located for all area attractions. A prime VRBO property and highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you enjoyed your stay in Sunshine Cove. It's especially pleasing to us that you loved the decorating and the comfortable bed. You were great guests.
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Harrison, MI

Great Value for the Price

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful ground floor lakefront villa with lots of light. Professionally decorated. Exquisite fully equipped kitchen. Washer, dryer, 3 TVs. Heated pools, hot tubs, tennis courts - and within walking distance to restaurants and stores. A great value for the price.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree - it is a truly beautiful villa. We especially love the lake views from almost every room and the extra light & windows because it is an end unit. We are especially happy that you already made plans to return.
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New York, NY, USA

Exquisite Villa on Two Small Lakes

  • 5 of 5

This lovely ground floor villa made us feel happy all the time.. It was sunny and full of light, with wonderful furnishings and lake views from almost every window. The kitchen was exquisite. We loved tha white plantation shutters in every room. The beds were comfortable. We especially enjoyed watching tropical birds from our screened lanai with ceiling fan. We stayed in this complex before and again enjoyed the proximity to stores, restaurants and the beach.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sunshine Cove makes us feel happy, too. We love all the light and sunshine, but also enjoy the privacy and easy light control from the new plantation shutters. Thanks for being great guests.
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Coquina Beach
Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
SRQ - Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
several restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Beach
5.5 Miles
Anna Maria Island
Car: recommended

Publix and Aldi grocery store are within easy walking distance. You can also easily walk to restaurants and a movie theater. It's a short drive (5-6 miles) to the beautiful white sand beaches of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Damage Deposit $300

Smoking is not allowed inside this unit or on the screened porch. Rules of condo complex: No pets, boats, trailers, RVs OR jet skis allowed at Shorewalk.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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