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A Slice of Paradise on Lemon Bay

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 30 nights

About the property

Private waterfront home on 1.2 acres, 3 bedrooms/2 baths, sleeps 6

Enjoy the relaxed Florida lifestyle in a premier location directly on Lemon Bay.

This home boasts an open floor plan with classic Florida white wood vaulted ceilings, rooms that are generous in size with well appointed furnishings, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths that accomodate 6, an oversized salt water pool with screened lanai and a totally upgraded cook's kitchen with all stainless appliances, granite counters and backsplash.

The large great room has comfortable sectional seating with a 55' HDTV, blu-ray player and cable.

The home has a private outdoor palm atrium, a single step down is a spacious inside veranda with 3 distinct seating areas overlooking the pool, yard and Lemon Bay and if you must work, there is a designated office desk area contained in the great room.

This home is set up for comfort, relaxation and vacation enjoyment. It's only a 5 minute drive to either Manasota Beach or Englewood Beach on Manasota Key on the Gulf of Mexico. There are at least 5 golf courses within a 10 miles radius. You're never far from nature at its best and opportunities for recreation.

Watch the dolphins and manatee in the bay from the private 300' dock. The use of the boat lift is not included and no overnight docking. The fishing is plentiful. See osprey, bald eagles, heron, pelicans, jays and woodpeckers on the property. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets over the water.

It's a perfect retreat to get away from it all and yet be close enough to all water sports, a variety of restaurants from Venice to Boca Grande and tourist attractions in Sarasota & Ft. Myers. Major League Spring Training is in full swing during February and March.

Find out just how nice a vacation on the water can be overlooking Lemon Bay with its gentle breezes.

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2017

About Cheryl

Englewood was our home away from home vacation destination for 20 years with our then young family. The empty nest stage occurred and we decided to leave Pennsylvania behind to move south. We call Florida home now.

Cheryl purchased this house in 2012

Why Cheryl chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

There's just something about being on the water. After moving to southwest Florida, we found the perfect vacation home in a fantastic location directly on Lemon Bay, the Inter Coastal Waterway. It has all of the elements that we look for when booking a vacation rental.

What makes this house unique

If you like vacationing right on the water and are looking for a comfortable home to get away from it all and relax, this is it. We hope that you too will discover and appreciate the quiet friendly community, the unspoiled and uncrowded miles of gulf coast beaches, recreational opportunities both on the water and on the golf course, abundant wildlife and beautiful sunsets that first brought us here and kept us coming back.


Englewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2550 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New pillow top mattress. 32' HDTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New pillow top mattress. Bay views
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Daybed with thick plush mattress
  • All bedrooms are carpeted and have large or large double closets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


4.3/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

A Slice of Paradise on Lemon Bay
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

See Florida's amazing wildlife from your own dock

  • 4 of 5
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Extremely comfortable and clean house with everything required for a fantastic vacation. Relaxing area of Englewood close by with every amenity .We have visited Florida often but never have so many of Florida's wildlife been so close. Numerous exotic birds, including bald eagles could be viewed from the pool area. From the dock manatees. Dolphins and Ospreys were spotted. We found it difficult to leave and hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful - our own private nature reserve !

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at a number of houses in Florida over the last 18 years and this is up there with the best in terms of its location and facilities. Fantastic peaceful waterfront accommodation with a lovely large sunny pool. A highlight for us was the fabulous private dock which extended out into Lemon Bay giving us a wonderful wildlife viewing experience ( which included seeing dolphins and manatees close by). We found the house well appointed with a high standard of finishes and the owners Cheryl and Dirk could not have been more helpful to us - both prior to and during our very happy stay (from the UK).

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A slice of paradise on Lemon Bay is spot on!

  • 3 of 5

All properties in Florida are to a very high standard, this one surpasses others because of location, ie the area is residential not just vacation / second homes. It also had extensive grounds, a dock to die for with a bay teeming with fish and wildlife. It had an oversized pool which was a real boon and to cap it all the owners live locally and customer service was a priority without being invasive.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding vacation, Great value

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed this beautiful property. We could eat breakfast in the veranda with a view of the intercoastal waterway every day. The 300-foot dock is also quite impressive - I loved sitting at the end of the dock and watching the birds glide over the water and the fish jump out of the water! We saw a lot of wildlife - the highlight was when my mother spotted bald eagles roosting in the trees one day! This property is also conveniently close to Manasota Beach. We often spent the day at the beach and then returned here to relax by the huge saltwater pool. The property owners do an excellent job taking care of the pool, landscaping, and upkeep of this rental, and are very kind and helpful people. Overall, what an outstanding vacation and a great value.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Sarasota - srq
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Boca Royale
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Manasota Beach or Englewood Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Englewood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
10 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Minimum stay in Spring, Summer & Fall is 1 weeks, High Season is 4 weeks or by the month, December is 2 weeks.
The monthly rate quote is based on 28 days. Longer months will be calculated on the same per day rate.
Spring, Summer & Fall weekly rate is $980.00, minimum 1 weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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