Just one and a half blocks to gorgeous Nokomis Beach, this beach house for eight truly delivers the good life. On first impression the house is immediately warm and inviting, a beloved family cottage. Its white clapboard exterior with lemon yellow shutters and teal trim is sunny with real beach personality. <br/><br/>This very private cottage entreats you to relax and enjoy time together outside, whether 8on the back deck or fenced back yard. Mature trees and lush gardens create a serene space all your own. Sleeping eight guests in two bedrooms (with sleeper futons as well), the cottage has received consistent five out of five sta...rs with past guests for its lovely ambiance and open, airy feel. The sunroom is a particular hit. <br/><br/>Enjoy new furniture throughout. In the living room, delight in large, sunny windows and open access to adjacent rooms. A fireplace with grate is available to warm up cooler winter evenings, as is electric heating. The living room has a new LCD TV - and two 'sweet spots' for extended movie marathons. The corner of the L-shaped sectional sofa and the rocking chair will both get claimed quickly. Maintaining a beach aesthetic, treasure chest coffee and side tables complement lighthouse accent beaches. <br/><br/>The dining room's glass-topped table makes best use of the space and bamboo furniture perfectly suits your warm weather life. Throughout, seashells and sea-life accessories remind of your enviable location. A bright, white kitchen is clean and modern. The large double sink very convenient for a group of eight. Shiny, new appliances available to you include a full stove top and oven, microwave and coffee maker. <br/><br/>In the comfortable master bedroom, enjoy a king sized bed and the added convenience of a small desk (perfect for checking email on the included high-speed wireless Internet!). Adjust the vertical blinds on the double aspect windows to control when you wake up each morning - will you rise with the sun and hit the beach with your pet, or sleep in late and wake only when a loved one brings you fresh coffee? <br/><br/>A white, blue and cream second guest bedroom shows off dolphins on the bedspread. If you're lucky, you'll see the real thing playing in the waves nearby. Windows span the full width of the room behind the bed. It's very bright and airy. <br/><br/>You're invited to bring your pets on vacation to Albee Sunrise and we'd love to suggest nearby dog beaches to enjoy together. Brohard Paw Park is a terrific favorite with locals and tourists alike. <br/><br/>The white sand of Nokomis Beach, just a few minutes' walk away, suits any beach activity or water sport you like. There are fourteen miles of perfect shore and the gulf water is warm and inviting year-round. You can enjoy this beach without ever worrying about hard-to-find parking. The beach has lifeguards for added peace of mind. <br/><br/>For a perfect souvenir, be sure to look for sharks teeth while at Nokomis Beach. Venice is known as the "Shark's Tooth Capital of The World" and lucky visitors are rewarded - sharp eyes will find sharp teeth. <br/><br/>With the beach so close you can leave your car or cars parked at home and never worry about fighting for a spot in public beach lots. The house has ample room for your vehicles.Read more
We did have some concerns about this property but the things that could be fixed immediately were done so promptly and kindly with efficiency. Our main concern was that this property really could not sleep eight. There were eight sleeping places but nothing else much for them. There were two of us and we were comfortable, the cottage is well equipped but four people at the very most would be the limit. Having brought this to the attention of the owner we have every confidence that he will have dealt with our long term concerns in the same way that he fixed the things that could be done immediately. The location is wonderful.
Left on 04/03/2009 for a stay in January 2009 | Jack C.
The cottage was very quaint. Loved the sun room and the open feeling in the house. Location is wonderful. Property manager is a keeper. Very professional, pleasant and very attentive. No worries when renting there. Thank you very much. An excellent company to deal with for rentals. Would definitely use your company again.
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