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Doug

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Beach living comfort and style on Longboat Key

5 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 29 nights

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Overview

Longboat Key Condo Rental Photos and Description

Beach, Tennis Courts & Pool At Your Doorstep

Largest 2-bedroom floorplan at Beachplace. Great views of the Gulf from the balcony and master bedroom. Updated furniture, appliances, flat screen televisions and brand new a/c system. Cable television in unit and wireless internet on the Beachplace property. The condo is turn-key furnished...just make your reservation and pack your bags!

Beachplace is a private, gated community which includes the largest pool on the island, multiple tennis courts, a clubhouse and fitness center, as well as an extensive, private beach (with its own chairs and umbrellas). Beachplace has security at the front gate and around the property as well as an on-site maintenance team that keeps the property looking wonderful.

Longboat Key ('LBK') is a quiet and safe beach community with 11 miles of white sandy beaches. We have all the amentities that you would want on a larger island without all the traffic and congestion. For example, we have a Publix grocery store less than 2 miles from the condo as well as many restaurants and stores within 5 - 10 minutes. Our area beaches are frequently top ranked in the U.S. and Conde Nast Traveler Magazine recently ranked LBK as its #2 island destination in North America.

Sarasota is only 5 miles from the condo and offers cultural activities such as opera, museums, art exhibits and numerous dining and shopping opportunities. Included among them are the galleries of the Ringling Museum of Art and live theater at Van Wezel Performing Arts Center and Aloso Repertory Theatre. Other attractions are the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Joan Durante Park. A family favorite, the Mote Marine has Gulf related marine life exhibits and touching pools.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Doug (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Doug

We are the second generation of our family at Beachplace. Our parents started bringing us to Longboat when we were small and we have continued the tradition with our own families.

Why Doug chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property is turn-key ready with all the kitchen utensils and equipment, all linens and towels included. There are even beach toys, chairs and boogie boards in the closet for kids.

What makes this condo unique

Beachplace has many activities right at your doorstep including the pool, fitness center, tennis courts, and the gorgeous beach!

Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

Beach living comfort and style on Longboat Key
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
Lexington, Ky
5

Wonderful Escape!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and daughter have been coming to Long Boat Key for over 10 years. We love Beachplace and it has become like a home to us... This was our first stay in this condo but it was awesome! The condo was clean, roomy, comfortable with all the amenities that we wanted and needed-great kitchen, washer/dryer, two comfortable bedrooms and bath. The living room was roomy and we loved just hanging out. Additionally, the pool and steps away accessibility to the beach just added to the relaxation we were needing. We have always loved the atmosphere at the Beachplace. Doug was fabulous and was always quick to respond and especially gracious! We highly recommend this condo to any and all looking for the perfect vacation getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Always Great!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this condo! As stated in our previous review (Beachplace Bliss), we found this condo to be comfortable, affordable and clean! Doug is a pleasure to deal with and is extremely quick in answering any questions. The 3 tvs and wifi make travelling with teenagers a breeze! The highlight of this trip was having 4 beautiful and gentle manatees come within a few feet of us in the ocean! I highly recommend this condo and location for a perfect beach holiday!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leawood
4

Good value / Great location

  • 4 of 5

We have been coming to Longboat for decades and this was our first stay at Beachplace. We would definitely go back. The location is great, beach isn't crowded, and the pool facilities spacious and enjoyable. The condo was exactly as advertised and the process to book was easy and communication was clear. Thanks for letting us spend Thanksgiving at the beach!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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new york
5

Wonderful Vacation on Longboat Key

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been visiting the key for years. It is beautiful, relaxing and easy to get to. Our stay at Beachplace was terrific. The condo was well appointed, comfortable, spacious and clean. It was exactly what we expected based on the photos and description. My family of 5 (three young children) appreciated the well stocked kitchen - all appliances, dishes, etc, plus the washer and dryer as well as the huge assortment of beach/pool toys. The pool was a huge plus and the proximity to the beach was wonderful. There is a new club house with state of the art fitness center which we enjoyed as well as a ping pong table (kids loved!) The whole property is very well maintained, safe and beautiful. The owner, Doug was extremely professional, reachable and helpful in every way. We were so happy to call this condo our home for the 10 days we spent on Longboat.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beachplace Bliss!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this condo! The 3 tv's, high speed internet and comfy couches were a big hit with our teenaged kids. My husband and I gravitated to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and the biggest swimming pool on Longboat Key. We have been coming to Beachplace for years and have created a wealth of memories here! It's our favourite place in Florida! Thanks to Doug for making our stay so easy and pleasurable! I highly recommend this condo to those looking for the ultimate beach holiday!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Sarasota Airport
Nearest Beach
walking distance
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Longboat Key Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May 1 - Nov 15
May 1 2016 - Nov 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,435
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 16 2016 - Dec 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Early December
Dec 2 2016 - Dec 12 2016
7 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
December
Dec 13 2016 - Jan 1 2017
10 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
My Standard Rate
29 night minimum stay
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Beachplace registration $100 + Tax
Departure cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Minimum two month booking during "High Season" period.

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Amenities

Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1503 sq. ft.
  • 6 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Second Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Large Changing area outside Master Bath that has double vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Second Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • flat screen TVs in both
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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