A Stepping Stone to the Beach

From $147 / night

7915 2nd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34209
A Stepping Stone to the Beach
3 bedrooms
6 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
Type: Home
Per night: $172
Per month: $4,400
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Bradenton vacation home rental

Beautifully decorated by an artist, this 2400 sq ft turnkey home has everything you can think of to make your stay enjoyable. The Stepping Stone has a fully equipped kitchen located in the center of the home with modern appliances which include a fridge/freezer, stove, dishwasher and microwave. There is ample counter space for food preparation and socializing. Small appliances include a Starbucks home cappuccino and espresso machine, a toaster, blender, coffee maker, juicer, electric tea kettle. For the chef in the family there is a Roaster by All-Clad, as well as an extra large cast iron enamel roaster with lid, plenty of saucepans, frying pans and a plethora of utensils.
Decorated in beautiful tropical style the formal dining area seats six and is located just off the kitchen adjacent to the living room. The buffet chest contains an assortment of placemats and coasters and plenty of glasses.
A further casual dining area seats four and is perfect for game night! Please feel free to check out the games provided that you will find in the buffet.
There is a large sectional and ottoman in the living room where you will also find a a flat screen tv and and Blue Ray DVD Player.
The master bedroom has a king size bed, and an ensuite bathroom with shower/tub.
There are two further bedrooms, each with two twin beds and a further bathroom with shower/tub.

Nicky Hunt

Area Information
You really do have the best of both worlds with this home. On the one hand you are steps from Palma Sola Bay and a very quick drive (9 minutes) to the famous sugar white sands of Anna Maria Island. On the other hand you are close to all the amenities that Bradenton has to offer. There is a shopping center two minutes from the house where you will find supermarkets for your convenience including Fresh Market. You will find a wide selection of shops and restaurants all within ten minutes.
For those who enjoy wildlife you are only a few minutes from the protected lands at Robinson's Preserve Bird Sanctuary. Whether by foot, kayak, or bicycle you will find miles of unspoiled mangroves protecting hundreds of species of indigenous and rare birds.
Nine miles inland you will find Myakka State Park - here you can have your fill of alligators, if they don't spot you first of course!! Myakka is also home to Herrman's Royal Lippizan Stallions where, in the winter months, you can see a show on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The house is situated just a couple of minutes from Palma Sola Causeway. Here you can launch a boat at the public boat slip, rent kayaks, swim and just enjoy the beach.
Drive across the causeway to Anna Maria Island and as well as those world famous beaches you will find lots of fun and quirky boutiques, and many outdoor restaurants where you can soak up the gorgeous views. Anna Maria even has its own Playhouse! Book early as these productions are so good they sell out quickly.
From Anna Maria Island take the free trolley down through Longboat Key to St. Armands Circle where you will find lots of nice shops and restaurants. Stop en route at Mote Marine, the research center and aquarium. From there you can go into Sarasota where you will find an array of cultural activities ranging from The Asolo Rep and VanWezel to the Ringling museum, a beautiful botanical garden and a great Farmers Market on a Saturday morning.
If you like to shop then the outlet mall at Ellenton will provide you with plenty of choice not to mention good value shopping.
For golf enthusiasts, the Bradenton Country Club is on your doorstep and there are world class golf courses within half an hour.
The above list is not exhaustive but it does give you some ideas and there is certainly plenty to do here.

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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Apr 16 2016 Apr 15 2017 $172 - - $4,400 1 Week
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Lodging tax: 11.5%
Deposits: $500.00 fully refundable security deposit
Payment Options: American Express, Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Cleaning fee $150.00 Credit Card fee 2.5%
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