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Beautiful Braden River Waterfront Retreat!

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Dock view from the kayak
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Overlooking the Braden River with it's incredible sunsets, this spacious fully furnished home features a west facing lanai with a hammock, dining tables, WiFi throughout and lounge seating as well as a private dock for fishing, kayaking or watching the manatees and exotic birds. Next door there is also a large community pool, tennis court, volleyball court and playground for the children. Nearby adventures include the beaches of Sarasota and Tampa,the Pirates spring training field and the Orlando theme parks - it is an ideal location! PS No pet policy due to allergies. 4 week min. stay in high season Jan-March! FIRST FLOOR has 18 foot high cathedral ceiling, tile & carpet floors. LIVING-ROOM with 42'flat screen TV,DVD,CD,STEREO with surround sound DINING-ROOM with table & chairs sitting...Overlooking the Braden River with it's incredible sunsets, this spacious fully furnished home features a west facing lanai with a hammock, dining tables, WiFi throughout and lounge seating as well as a private dock for fishing, kayaking or watching the manatees and exotic birds. Next door there is also a large community pool, tennis court, volleyball court and playground for the children. Nearby adventures include the beaches of Sarasota and Tampa,the Pirates spring training field and the Orlando theme parks - it is an ideal location! PS No pet policy due to allergies. 4 week min. stay in high season Jan-March! FIRST FLOOR has 18 foot high cathedral ceiling, tile & carpet floors. LIVING-ROOM with 42'flat screen TV,DVD,CD,STEREO with surround sound DINING-ROOM with table & chairs sitting for 6 BREAKFAST AREA with table & chair seating for 4 & Breakfast bar seating for 3, KITCHEN large open with Granite countertops,microwave, fridge with ice & water,pantry,PH MASTER BEDROOM with sliding doors to back yard,(1)King size bed, flat screen TV, Radio/Alarm, Office desk,PH & High speed Fibre Optic connection WiFi, walk-in closet MASTER BATHROOM with granite top vanity, garden tub, walk in shower & separate toilet room. COVERED LANAI with dining tables for 8, casual seating area and hammock SECOND FLOOR: BEDROOM #2 (1)Queen size bed, dresser, alarm clock/radio BEDROOM #3 (1)Queen size bed,dresser, alarm clock/radio LOFT/BEDROOM #4 (1)Queen size bed, couch, dresser BATHROOM located between the bedrooms. HOUSE FEATURES: HOUSE IS FULLY EQUIPPED FOR 8 PEOPLE.Sleeps 8. Large community pool, children's playground, tennis & volleyball next door Fishing & kayaking from the backyard River access in back of house Security system. Fibre optic Internet & WiFi Free local calls within USA. 150 channels of TV-Programming. Security camera for outside activity Filtered drinking water. 30 foot boat dock to use with your own or rented boat. PROPERTY LOCATION: The house is located: 5 minutes by boat to the Manatee River, 15 minutes to Sarasota Bay & 20 minutes to the Gulf of Mexico 10 minutes walking distance to shopping center, Publix grocery store and restaurants. 20 minutes by car to downtown and Public Beaches. FREE TO USE 2 kayaks & paddles 2 beach bikes 1 Trek road bike Helmets Gas Barbeque Golf Clubs XBox & games Chess/Backgamon board & other board games Beds: 1 King Bed, 3 Queen BedsMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We prefer 4 week bookings for high season of Jan-March. Thank you!!
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Constance S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 17 March 2020

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Date of stay: March 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020

What a lovely 10 nights' stay we had at the Braden River Waterfront Retreat! There was nothing we could have wished for. The house itself is well appointed and contained everything we needed including crockery, cutlery, pans etc in the kitchen, furniture, furnishings, bedding and...More

Date of stay: November 2019
2  Thank MargaretL559
A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
Ho Chi Minh City & North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

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Date of stay: January 2017
spencerlc, VR Owner at Beautiful Braden River Waterfront Retreat!, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

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A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

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Date of stay: September 2016
spencerlc, VR Owner at Beautiful Braden River Waterfront Retreat!, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

A lovely spacious house with its own dock to fish or just sit and enjoy the beautiful view of the Braden river . Very quiet and peaceful but still close to shops and places to dine .

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank dianepP9174LR
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A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

Date of stay: July 2013
A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Date of stay: May 2014
A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

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Date of stay: December 2013
A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
Reviewed 16 October 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
Reviewed 29 June 2013

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Date of stay: June 2013
spencerlc, VR Owner at Beautiful Braden River Waterfront Retreat!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2013

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fax
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
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About the neighbourhood
This special home is at the mouth of the Braden River at the Manatee, minutes from Tampa Bay and the the beaches of Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach. Conveniently located between Tampa and Sarasota, a five minute drive from Highway 75, it takes advantage of the cultural, recreational and shopping areas of both major cities. Surrounded by bird santuaries, the Tidewater Preserve, barrier islands with beaches, waterfront restaurants, historic forts, lighthouses, Botanical Gardens, and nearby shopping centers. Nearby Attractions: Golf courses with over 60 in the area Pirates Baseball Spring training Jungle Gardens Big Cat Habitat Tree Umph Adventure Course Disney & Universal (2+- hour drive away in Orlando) Parker Manatee Aquarium The Ringling Museum of Art Bishop Planetarium Mar...
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