7050 Firehouse Road . Conrad Beach . Longboat Key . Florida
This property has
A truly fabulous, fully air-conditioned custom-built previous model
home at Conrad Beach on Longboat Key’s Northern tip, just before the
bridge to Anna Maria Island. The property has been featured in
Southern Living & Coastal Living magazines and it provides the
highest standards of comfort and luxury. It was completed in 2001 by
an award-winning architectural team.
Conrad Beach is a beachside community consisting of just 21 homes
located between historic Longbeach Village and a Gulfside sugar-sand
beach, known for its dolphin sightings, turtle-watches and glorious
sunsets! A 120 acre coastal nature preserve is just north of the
property, as are excellent fishing opportunities. Outstanding marina
facilities are to the south and on nearby Anna Maria Island. Many
fine restaurants are within easy reach -two within walking distance.
Within a few minutes' drive are golfing, tennis and many other
sporting facilities, wildlife parks and also Sarasota's popular St.
The property comprises over 5,000 square feet of space (3,100 AC),
comfortably accommodating up to nine persons on three levels.
A private driveway leads to the front of the house, secured with a
monitored alarm system, and from the pleasant porch at the ground
floor entrance level there is a fine wooden staircase leading up to
the main living area.
On one side is the fully-carpeted lounge with two comfortable
leather sofas, a fireplace and an occasional table. For your
enjoyment there is cable TV, a DVD and a CD player/music system that
supplies sound individually to every room in the house as well as to
the outside leisure areas. Sliding glass doors open up to the
South-facing balcony on which there are two rocking chairs.
On the other side is the formal dining room with a table and chairs
for six. In this spacious area is also a large convertible sofa-bed,
providing comfortable sleeping for two persons. Adjacent is a
delightful wet-bar. Again, glass sliding doors open onto the
South-facing balcony on which are another two rocking chairs.
Next is the study, in which is a wireless router providing free wifi
, a telephone/fax machine, a copier/printer.
The hallway leads on to the luxury, designer kitchen with built-in
top-quality stainless steel appliances (including a refrigerator,
freezer, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee percolator etc) and
island stove, granite counter-tops and an eat-in dining area with
window seating and a view of the palm-tree filled private courtyard
below. The kitchen also has its own TV. Adjoining the kitchen is the
laundry room with full-size washer, dryer, iron & ironing board.
Next to the laundry room is a half-bathroom with pedestal sink and
Also on this level is the very spacious master bedroom with its
beautiful four-poster king-size bed, a chaise-longue, oak
furnishings, flat-screen cable TV, a DVD, telephone and views on one
side overlooking the courtyard and to the other the community pool
and tropical gardens. A door leads onto a balcony offering pleasant
views of the pool. The gorgeous master bathroom has a Jacuzzi
bath-tub, a separate and spacious granite shower, his and her vanity
units, separate WC with bidet, full-length mirrors, a hair-dryer and
has windows overlooking the pool. There is a huge two-sectioned
walk-in designer closet offering plenty of hanging and storage
The staircase from the hallway leads up to two private guest suites,
each with a full bathroom, custom-made double beds, flat-screen TVs
(each with DVD), quality window treatments and beautiful views of
the community pool and tropical landscaping.
A further staircase leads up to the spacious roof terrace with
magnificent panoramic Gulf and Bay views - a wonderful place to view
some magnificent sunsets.
Below and between the main living areas of the house is a secluded,
tropical courtyard with an outside dining table and seating for 6-8
persons. There are also two sun-loungers and adjacent is the
property's private covered games area in which is a billiard/snooker
table (can also be used as a pool table) and a table-tennis table.
It is then just a few paces to the (almost private!) pool, heated in
Winter and use of which is restricted to the residents of Conrad
Beach and their guests.
Throughout the house are luxury linens, custom-made down duvet
covers, modern art, high-quality furnishings, cable-TV in every
bedroom and a sound system (with individual controls in every room
of the house and also on the roof terrace, in the courtyard and the
The flooring is a mixture of hardwood, artistic tiling and quality
The home has plenty of parking, storage space and two individual
All linen and towels - even beach towels - are provided, as is of
course sufficient cutlery, dishes, glasses, pots & pans and kitchen
No smoking please inside the house.
Check-in time is from 4 p.m. and check-out is by 11 a.m. unless
A down-payment is required to secure a reservation ($500 on weekly
reservations and $1,000 on monthly reservations) - refundable if
cancelled up to two months prior to arrival. A cancellation within
two months of arrival results in the forfeiture of the down-payment.
Final balances are due 30 days prior to arrival and can be paid by
check or by bank transfer.
01 December till 01 May (minimum stay 1 month)
$ 9,500/month (part-months are pro-rated)
01 May till 01 December (minimum stay 1 week*)
$ 2,450/week (part-weeks are pro-rated at
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