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DOLPHIN HOUSE Luxury on Water - Canal - Dock - boat lift

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom / 2 Full Bath On Water With Boat Dock / Lift And Pool

Longboat Key, often referred to as Paradise. Our rental home has just been totally remodeled from the floor up. Everything was put in brand new as of 2014, with all the amenities. The house is on a very friendly and inviting residential street ( your bound to make new friends if you wish ).

Just a short walk to the private access beach, as well as upscale restaurants and Durante Park with wonderful walking paths leading back to the bay. Shopping is not far away at St. Armands circle and Sarasota.

Pam Rogers
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Pam Rogers

My husband and I are a retired couple and have lived on Longboat Key for the past 28 years. We love this little slice of heaven.

Pam Rogers purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

We love the lay out of this home. It's quite deceiving from the out side as the inside is very spacious. It has been renovated from the floor up in 2014, everything was put in new. ( great space for entertaining if you wish ) The pool is very private with all the Palms around it. Located on a canal which is not uncommon to see a Dolphin or Manatee swimming up the canal.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Pam,

We had a blessed vacation. The house is great. I wish I had this much openness and space. One problem, was to clean. HA! You had everything in case we forgot. We were blessed with great weather, sunrise, sunsets beautiful ocean. The birds are amazing. We got to see a Mama and baby Manatee which was a gift from God on our great boat ride.

Everyone had a fabulous time.

Thanks for everything.
May 2014
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Longboat Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • spacious shower /vanity w/ granite top in both
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom with own bathroom /shower
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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DOLPHIN HOUSE Luxury on Water - Canal - Dock - boat lift
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 44 reviews

little boys paradise!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week!!!! We have 4 little boys, and all they really wanted to do was fish!! They were up every am at 6:30 fishing off the dock that is literally right out the back door. Mom and Dad could sleep in!!! was that close and safe. They caught so many fish!!!! After they would run and jump in the pool or take a bike up to Harry's Store to get more bait. They didn't want to leave!!!

The house was immaculate and it had anything you would need!! best rental we have stayed in!!! So clean and comfortable!!!

The best was we felt like we met a friend...Pam was there if you needed anything but still giving plenty of privacy. She even plucked a fresh pineapple from one of her plants for us. It was awesome!!!

Thanks for the wonderful hospitality Pam!!!!!! See you again soon!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect property for me and my husband, our five year old and my dad and step mom. The living area is open and large--giving ample space for tv-watching and puzzle building. The kitchen was well-stocked with high-end items--nicer than my own kitchen! The whole house was spotless and beautiful. Plenty of towels and beach towels. The pool was awesome--we spent most of our vacation in the pool. The beds were very comfortable--and I'm very particular. The location was perfect--5-10 minute walk to the beach. 5 minute drive to Publix. Beach toys, beach chairs, beach wagon, umbrella all provided. Even fishing rods for some dock fishing out the back door. The provided bikes were also put to use for a few morning bike rides. Pam, the owner, was also great. Readily available for questions we had about the area. And she even brought us a fresh pineapple--which was the most delicious pineapple we've ever ate. Perfect house for a relaxing vacation. Thank you, Pam!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great to be back!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip, and it was just as great as our first time. The house and all of the amenities are perfect for our family.

The house is exceptionally clean, fully stocked with anything you might need.

We will be back again for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus Ohio

Dolphin House is a family house!

  • 4 of 5

Well decorated and all the paper products, towels, beach products and kitchen items that one could want! Great place for an extended family that included grandparents, parents, a 5 yr old and an infant!! A bit too far from the beach for us was only drawback.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We agree with the five star ratings and previous comments provided by other guests!

It’s a wonderful, immaculate place to stay full of anything you would ever need…..from the fully stocked kitchen, gas grill, beach towels, beach chairs, bikes, coolers, pool/beach toys, and a couple of wagons to pull everything to the nearby beach. The open floor plan allows everyone their space while enjoying time together.

Pam Rogers is nearby and quick to respond to questions while allowing privacy.

Glad we happened upon this rental. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Awsome home for a vacation, loved the pool.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and Pam the owner was very nice and really cares about making sure everything is perfect for your stay. The furniture was very nice and comfortable and the kitchen was great and a new Weber grill was wonderful.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Sarasota / Bradenton National Airport
Nearest Restaurant
Harry's fine dining
Nearest Beach
Longboat Key Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
exit cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

PLEASE NOTE: VRBO has changed it's damage deposit policy. Option 1) you pay a one time non-refundable fee of 59.00 at time of booking for insurance policy. Option 2) You pay a refundable damage deposit of $1500.00 at time of booking. PLEASE BE AWARE that the refund does not come directly from me, therefor I have no control how long it takes to be refunded back to your credit card. I recommend and prefer you to use the $59.00 insurance policy.
Check in time 4pm or any time later / check out time 11am. If booking is less than 60 days prior to arrival, full payment will be due upon booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.