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Beautiful Manasota Key Home with Classic Key West Architecture & Heated Pool

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,938 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Private Home: 2 master suites plus bonus loft, 3 full baths heated pool sleeps 6

With only 150 steps to the Gulf's azure sea, you will reset and restore your soul. Your vacation will be all about relaxation and being grateful for the day.

This beautiful island home features a resort style floor plan. It has a main building with master bedroom, en suite (double sink) bath, a loft style bedroom, a second bath, fully equipped kitchen, dining area and living room. Across the lanai (pool area), you will find another buliding with the second master bedroom & en suite bath.

Although the lovely beaches and nearby attractions are a very strong draw, you may decide to spend your time thoroughly enjoying the comfort of this inviting home. Its' high ceilings & feeling of spaciousness, the refreshing crystal clear heated pool and just about every creature comfort will put you at ease and possibly convince you to remain at the house for the day and consider the next day 'a beach day.'

Why Manasota Key?: Being from Rhode Island, the ocean state, my family and I have come to develop the need to be near the water. We had heard about Englewood through a friend and decided to look into this place that was described as being 'Old Florida.' The thought of finding an ideal place to vacation and eventually reside was enticing. After just one visit, we knew this island was what we'd been looking for for years. The beautiful, unspoiled surroundings and very friendly locals all played a part in our decision to become Gulf residents.

It didn't take long before we found this beautiful house close to the Gulf waters in March of 2011. This home has a feeling to it that needs to be experienced to understand. If a house could have a heart and soul, you would want this house to be your best friend. I hope you find the time to come to the water and relax.

All the best to you,


More Details

Nancy Paolino Chrupcala
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018


Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1938 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Children must be supervised at all times. Doors and windows must be closed when AC is on.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Loft Bedroom 3 with Gulf View - 2 twin/ single , Trundle futon opens to two twin beds
  • It will be difficult choosing which bedroom to occupy because each has its own special flair. The two master suites open to the pool area and yet the loft has a beautiful view of the Gulf.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We recommend bringing along your own cell phone and lap top. We do have WiFi and a printer (with connection instruction) if you need to print a document or boarding pass.


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Beautiful Manasota Key Home with Classic Key West Architecture & Heated Pool
average rating of 4.625 based on 24 reviews

Mouse house

  • 1 of 5

Not only were we disgusted with the house, we were disgusted with Homeaway and how they treated us during our vacation. Upon arrival of the home, we were greeted by either stray cats or multiple neighborhood cats, which didn't bother us but we soon found out why. We entered the home and saw a dead mouse in a mouse trap in the dining area. This was not the greeting we were expecting but we tried to stay positive as we were all very tired and anxious to start our vacation. The homeowner was very kind and had text me shortly after arrival asking if we liked the house. I sent her a picture of the mouse in the trap and she called me immediately, very apologetic. She had said the cleaners saw a mouse and set a trap and it must have come out after the cleaners left.

We were only in the house a few hours when everything took a horrible turn. Prior to arriving at the house, we had gone shopping to stock our fridge for the week. We had spent hundreds of dollars on food as we like to cook and there aren't only local stores on the key where we stayed. We flew to Florida so we were basically setting up a new kitchen with food condiments, meats and all the essentials. Within 2 hours of being at the house, mice were coming out of the wood work. I was screaming as my husband was catching mice in the same mouse trap that the dead mouse was in, upon entry. He never even baited the trap. We caught 4 mice in 8 minutes but a total of 5, not to mention the one that was already dead when we got there!!!!!!! The owner was mortified! I was horrified and we packed up and left. Friends of ours were staying in a small condo about a mile up the road and we had slept on their floor. All 6 of us. The closest hotels are 11 miles away. I spent many hours on the phone with HOMEAWAY and countless emails were sent. They let us down on so many levels! I couldn't find another rental on short notice and it was the week of the 4th of July. HOMEAWAY eventually put us in multiple hotels for the week. It was awful! We spent more time driving, packing and unpacking and moving to different hotels than anything all week. We couldn't take any excursions or make any plans because they all wanted you to prebook and we never knew where we were going to end up. We lost hundreds of dollars in food. Our hotels only had mini refrigerators. So, we had to eat out, every meal at our expense. That's extremely expensive when you have 6 people total and 4 of them are teenagers!

HOMEAWAY failed!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful home located walking distance to the gulf. Perfect for sunset views! The kitchen was stocked with good amt of cooking supplies. The layout of the house is perfect for 2 couples since the master bedroom & bath are in one building and on the other side of the closed in pool was another bedroom and loft area with 2 singles, bathrooms kitchen, DR & LR. We were a family of 5 (2 adults, 2 college age sons and 1 child). Plenty of beach towels and reg towels. Lots of beach chairs & toys to use. The pool was a nice treat while we waited for our dinner to finish on the grill.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jamestown NY

Cool key west style

  • 5 of 5

Nancy was very attentive and responsive

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Irmo, Sc


  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying in this lovely property. I always feel like I'm getting kicked out of heaven on check out day. The property is as beautiful as pictured. This home is great for relaxing family trips. The kids love the pool and nearby beaches. The property owner is always a phone call away to answer any questions. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looming for a wonderful gulf coast experience!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just as pictured.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 9 days on Manasota Key. The house design is well suited for 2 couples, or as in our case a couple and one college aged daughter, as the main bedrooms are in two separate buildings with the pool/lanai in between. The pool was a good size and always clean and a great temperature (not cold, but refreshing). There was a lot of privacy as the pool was between the buildings and had trees and plantings in the back. The flowers on the property were beautiful. The loft gets a bit warm during the day, but that didn't stop it from being used for naps and internet searching with the provided wifi. We also used the printer for our airline passes...very convenient.

The gulf is just around the corner. You walk out of the door, pass one house on the right, turn left and pass a house on the left and you are at the shore. The beach area varies by high/low tide of course, but there was always a place to sit or walk up the shore, sometimes having to walk in the water but that's part of the fun. We found a lot of sharks teeth.

The house was well equipped including the kitchen with many small appliances and cookware. There were many bath towels and beach towels, several beach chairs, umbrella and sand toys. We had hoped to use the bikes but of the 3 provided only one was short enough for us...I'm sure they will be great for average height people.

We visited the last week in July, which is considered off season so there were very few people on the beaches and the traffic was light. A few shops were closed in the area, but most everything was up and running. Sure, it was hot, but you're at the beach so you can cool off in the gulf or the pool. It was a great time to visit.

The owner, Nancy, always answered emails very quickly. The propane for the grill had run out, I let her know and it was replace by the next day.

Thanks for providing such a wonderful place for us to get away from our normal busy lives. We hope to come back soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, FL

Fantastic house. Loved the pool.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house. Loved the pool.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
House Cleaning $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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