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Last updated January 28 2023 at 1:49 AM

482 Apartments for rent in Longboat Key, FL with Hardwood Floors

Scoring an apartment with hardwood floors can be a big win for Longboat Key renters. They`re typically a beautiful addition to your space. They’re also easier to clean and s... Read Guide >
2326 HARBOUR OAKS DRIVE Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$6,000
2282 sqft
AVAILABLE FOR Seasonal or Annual Rental both Furnished! Experience Florida lifestyle in this gorgeous three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom villa in tropical Longboat Key within the gated Bay Isles community. The floorplan features vaulted ceilings for a light feeling that will make you feel right at home. At the core of this end unit villa’s specialty is its impressive views of the lake and enlarged terrace, perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining. With two atriums boasting garden areas, formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace as well as casual living and dining space, you’ll have endless places to relax. The house is equipped with wood floors, plantation shutters, granite counters, updated cabinetry and a private two-car garage. There is also a well-designed office with a Murphy bed that can be used as a fourth bedroom. You can of enjoy the community pool and spa and located less than a mile from LBK Town Center and the LBK Club Marina. You will also be able to go gated Bay Isles Beach Club is also included with rental.
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1121 MORNINGSIDE PLACE Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$18,000
3454 sqft
LIDO SHORES...The most sought after location. This beautiful updated home is the perfect spot for a most memorable vacation. Fully equipped kitchen with state of the art appliances and all the comforts of home. Porcelain tile floors throughout and hardwood floors in the main suite. Enjoy relaxing days in the heated pool. This home is exquisitely appointed with all new furnishings. A short walk to the private, gated LIDO SHORES BEACH. Minutes away from St. Armand's Circle for boutique shopping, casual & formal dining. A few minutes away from DOWNTOWN SARASOTA, enjoy our theater district, Whole Foods Market, Marina Jack's lunch & dinner cruises, the activities are endless to fill your days with great memories that will keep you coming back year after year. Call now to secure this jewel that is available from DECEMBER 1, 2022 to APRIL 30, 2023. LUXURY, LIDO BEACH, GULF OF MEXICO, LONGBOAT KEY, VACATION RENTAL, SARASOTA.
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Results within 5 miles of Longboat Key
Vista at Palma Sola Photo Gallery 1
1 of 71
1 Bedroom
$1,519
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,639
1050 sqft
Live the Florida lifestyle! Step into tropical seclusion and leave the stress of your everyday world behind. Vista at Palma Sola, surrounded by lush tropical landscaping, quiet breezes and picturesque views, is an escape from the everyday, with features and amenities provided to give you a lifestyle of freedom and convenience. Jump-start your mornings with an active workout in our State of the Art Fitness center. Take a refreshing dip in the resort-style swimming pool or escape from the kitchen and serve up some burgers at our Poolside Grill. Vista at Palma Sola’s commitment to service and excellence assures that your needs are met — well-timed — and that your life is filled with countless opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment. If you choose to venture out, Vista at Palma Sola offers unmatched ease and convenience with endless options for “seizing the day!” You’re just moments from dining, shopping, entertainment and beaches. You can spend less time “getting there” and more time enjoying life to the fullest. Live. Laugh. Love. Welcome to your new lifestyle at Vista at Palma Sola.
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Champion's Walk Photo Gallery 1
1 of 18
1 Bedroom
$1,600
728 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,915
1071 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,145
1250 sqft
Apartments feature oversized closets, breakfast bars, and vaulted ceilings. Site amenities include a dog park, boat parking, and garage. Situated south of 53rd Avenue West near Riverwalk Park.
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Cirrus at Aqua Photo Gallery 1
1 of 9
Studio
$1,705
650 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,690
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,105
1026 sqft
Where you choose to live says a lot about who you are and at Cirrus, we were built to stand out. Our community is a haven for comfort and sophistication. We set the bar for refined living. This is a community where no detail is too small and the ful?llment of our residents is our number one priority. We want you to love where you live and dream about coming home, all day long. Unwind by the pool, burn some energy in the gym, take in the beautiful bay views, and feel like you are right where you belong. Cirrus at Aqua was made for you.
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The District at Rosemary Photo Gallery 1
1 of 37
Verified
16 Units Available
Studio
$2,060
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,690
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,755
1202 sqft
Residents of The District experience a luxurious lifestyle within walking distance of Downtown Sarasota's endless amenities including restaurants, cultural & entertainment venues, and shopping. Located on the northern edge of downtown, the neighborhood offers a true 24-hour live-work-play setting.
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Springs at Palma Sola Photo Gallery 1
1 of 45
Studio
$1,856
606 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,916
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,014
987 sqft
Gated, townhome-style community. Studio, one-, two- and three-bedrooms with ground-level, private entries, modern kitchen, 9-foot ceilings, hardwood-style floors, washer/dryer hookups, walk-in closets. Pet-friendly community with pool, fitness center, business center. Easy access to local bus line.
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The DeSota Photo Gallery 1
1 of 49
1 Bedroom
$3,101
789 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,845
1186 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$7,355
2071 sqft
Spacious kitchens with quartz countertops, European-style cabinets, and plank flooring in the living and kitchen areas. Conveniently located with easy access to Main Street and the Waterfront.
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Bradenton Reserve Photo Gallery 1
1 of 20
1 Bedroom
$1,469
508 sqft
Apartments with new carpet and walk-in closets. Community amenities include a swimming pool with cabana and internet cafe. Located off Bayshore Gardens Parkway near Sarasota Bay and State College of Florida.
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5310 26TH STREET W Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,500
618 sqft
Spacious 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo located in Garden Walk! Lovely wood laminate flooring throughout with tile flooring in the kitchen and bathroom. The kitchen is complete with clean bright appliances and cabinets for plenty of storage space. The open concept living and dining area is a great place to entertain guests. With large closets in the bedroom and bathroom, you will never run out of space! The screened balcony overlooks the plush courtyard, the perfect place to unwind after a long day! Appliances include a refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, range, and washer/dryer. Trash and pest control are included in the rent! One pet considered, no dangerous breeds. Please submit applications to Ryntal Property Management ONLY. Centrally located in the inviting community of Garden Walk! Garden Walk has all the amenities you need! A large sparkling community pool, spacious and nicely decorated clubhouse with full kitchen and a well-appointed gym! There are outdoor picnic areas on the treed grounds and the clubhouse overlooks a beautiful lake. Be close to everything, this complex is at the corner of 53rd (SR70) and 26th St. West in Bradenton. Just a short drive to Bradenton Beach, Downtown Sarasota, and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. Near many fun and exciting activities such as, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Sara Bay Country Club, AMC Bradenton 20, and the Sara Bay Marina. Qualifications: We run a complete background check that includes credit, income verification, prior landlord and eviction history. In terms of credit, we look at the entire picture as opposed to just the credit score, but in general, we do require a score over 550.
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1654 ARLINGTON STREET Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$9,500
2514 sqft
This 4-bed, 3-bath home with a separate guest house is nestled between the Shops at Southside Village and Harbor Acres, in the highly sought-after West of Trail area. This renovated 1925-built residence has all the character and charm of its era while offering all the modern conveniences. The cozy living room adorned with crown molding features a statement fireplace and the original heart of pine wood flooring. It opens up to a dreamy front porch, where you can relax for hours. The kitchen extends to the breakfast nook and it features granite countertops, statement tiles, and new Bosch appliances including a deep stainless sink with an instant-hot feature and a dual fuel gas range. The spacious main suite includes a new California closet with custom built-ins. You will love the beautifully renovated main bathroom with a walk-in shower, beautiful walnut vanity, and custom Brazilian marble. The main house features two additional bedrooms. With a gorgeous heated saltwater Spa as the centerpiece, the lush outdoor living space offers privacy and comfort, and it will become your personal oasis. Follow the brick pavers to the guest house, featuring a full kitchen with an electric range, a newer Samsung refrigerator, and a Bosch dishwasher. Your guests will love staying in this comfortable space. This home is perfect for families looking to live in an idyllic home, close to downtown Sarasota, shopping and dining districts, and many of the top-ranked schools. It is available as an annual rental. Experience the best of what the Sarasota lifestyle has to offer - give us a call today!
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1726 FLOYD STREET Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$4,750
1461 sqft
Terrific opportunity to live in one of Sarasota’s best neighborhoods. Available December 1, 2022. Renovated three bedrooms, 1.5 bath home with 1-car garage plus large sunroom. Located in coveted Hudson Bayou/Southside Village, one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Sarasota! This renovated home offers a perfect sanctuary just steps from Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and a few blocks walk to Southside Village with Morton's Gourmet Market and popular shops, cafes, & restaurants, Southside Elementary, and Selby Gardens. On top of it all, you are just a few minutes from vibrant Downtown, Marina Jacks, Siesta Key, Lido beach and St. Armands Circle. The home has a sleek new kitchen with white cabinets, new stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertops, high-end modern fixtures, and stylish new bathrooms with plenty of storage in the vanities. The master BR includes a half bath and a generous walk-in closet. Enjoy indoor-outdoor living and entertaining on the beautiful back deck off the bright & airy sunroom; you and your guests will love looking out over the private, oversized backyard! This home has today’s modern luxuries and an abundance of old-Florida charm with a wood- burning fireplace, stunning hardwood floors, and precious swing on the front porch. You also have a one-car garage with a long driveway for your parking needs. Lawn care is included in the rent. Owners will consider a small pet, at their discretion, with a non-refundable deposit of $500. No Smoking, at all, any place on the property.
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1516 S ORANGE AVENUE Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
3 Bedrooms
$5,500
1726 sqft
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! This charming 3 bedroom home is west of the trail in the desirable community of Harbor Acres. Adorned with an oversized carport, a beautiful back yard with a covered space on the deck and lush, mature landscaping. This home features a vintage style fireplace, a large Florida room, extra closet space and hardwood floors. Conveniently close to beaches and minutes from Downtown Sarasota and the arts community. Pets may be considered upon owner's approval with a monthly pet fee as well as a pet deposit. Lawn care is included in the rent, all utilities will be tenant's expense. Renter's insurance is a must and proof of insurance will be required to move in. Don't let this gem go, it won't last long! Call now for more details.
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1 BEN FRANKLIN DRIVE Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
2 Bedrooms
$10,000
1389 sqft
If you want to be on the gulf with magnificent views, you must see this 9th floor, 2BR condo! With a Tommy Bahama feel, this condo offers hardwood floors in the common areas & carpet in the bedrooms, granite countertops in the kitchen & bathrooms, an over-sized walk in closet in the master, floor-to-ceiling windows in master with city view, tv's in the bedrooms and an outside balcony facing west to watch the sunsets. Walk to St. Armands for plentiful choices of shopping and dining! Coin operated laundry room down the hallway. Seeking a 4 month rental beginning January 1, 2024. NO PETS as per HOA rules & regulations. HOA has a 3 month minimum. Call now for more details!
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555 S GULFSTREAM AVENUE Photo Gallery 1
1 of 22
2 Bedrooms
$4,000
1485 sqft
**UNFURNISHED ANNUAL RENTAL**Direct harbor view from 3rd floor 2 bed/2bath condo just a short walk to downtown Sarasota and Burns Court. Corner unit provides green views from Living, Dining and Kitchen. Huge (8 x 15) fully enclosed lanai, perfect for relaxing while enjoying sunsets. Large master bedroom with en suite bathroom and built-ins in both closets. Guest bedroom features solid wood floors, custom cabinetry with Murphy bed and fold-down desk making this room easily transferable to an office! Kitchen is equipped with GE Cafe Series appliances, solid wood cabinets with roll out drawers and solid counter breakfast bar. You have a large, secure, air conditioned storage closet on your floor, and an assigned covered parking space right out the back entrance! Royal St Andrew has a secure lobby, fitness room and lovely pool area with BBQ. Lease with option to purchase also available.
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5400 34TH STREET W Photo Gallery 1
1 of 21
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
1280 sqft
HAS BEEN LEASED FOR 2023. A hidden gem is waiting for you! Two bedroom, two bath, fully furnished, second floor with stairs only. Wood Laminate flooring in the living/dining area, carpet in the bedrooms, tile floors in kitchen and baths. Master bedroom has king size bed and the bath has bathtub, no shower. The guest bedroom has a day bed and the bath has a shower only. The vinyl and screen enclosed patio has a storage/laundry room. There is even an exercise bicycle for you to use...We know you will need it after enjoying all the wonderful restaurants we have in the area.
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5907 36TH AVENUE CIRCLE W Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
937 sqft
HAS BEEN LEASED JANUARY-MARCH, 2023. Furnished, two bedrooms, two bath attached Villa. Wood laminate flooring throughout with tile floors in kitchen and bathrooms. Queen bed in master bedroom and walk-in shower in master bath. Guest bedroom has twin beds and tub/shower. Both bedrooms have newer mattresses and living and dining furniture is less than two years old. Screened patio. Washer/dryer located in utility closet in the kitchen. Across the street from the YMCA, GT Bray Park and HCA Blake Hospital are a few blocks away.
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3450 77TH AVENUE W Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
3 Bedrooms
$5,200
1857 sqft
Beautiful 3rd floor condo located in the brand new community of Palma Sola Bay Club! Get out of the snow this coming winter season and see everything this condo/ gated community have to offer. 1800 sq ft. 3BR/2.1BA unit. Engineered hardwood flooring throughout. Two Private patios with amazing views. This community is located right of of 75th street a 5 mile ride to Anna Maria Island. Palma Sola Bay Club is resort style living with a heated community pool, fitness center, club house, grilling areas, bocce ball court, putting greens, dog park, private fishing deck with a kayak launch into Palma Sola Bay. Call today for a showing. The property is currently rented Jan-March 2023
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1301 58TH STREET W Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$3,400
1086 sqft
End unit Meadowcroft Villa. Easy access to this +55 community that is just minutes to area beaches and Anna Maria Island. Lush, mature tropical greenery and majestic trees all around you. Enjoy the community pool, covered parking and easy access to shopping, medical facilities, choice dining venues, public and semi-private golf courses, GT Bray Park, Robinson's Preserve and Palma Sola Bay. Laminate wood flooring, lovely enclosed lanai plus additional outdoor seating with a paver lined patio. Active Clubhouse with social event and activities planned all year long. The Clubhouse is your gateway to Meadowcroft's amenities: tennis, large heated pool and spa, pickleball, tennis, shuffleboard and even a lovely gazebo on the lake to enjoy a snack or just some quiet time. Washer/dryer in unit. One small pet under #25 permitted with non-refundable pet fee. Association approval application and approval required (Application fee is $50). WIFI included. NO SMOKING in unit. RATES: Dec 1 - April 30: $3400 per month (plus fees + taxes) / May 1- Nov30: $2400 per month (plus fee & taxes). Prices shown are based on 2 person occupancy. Additional persons staying in the unit for a period of longer than 7 days may be considered additional occupants and subject to additional rental fees being charged and/or application and approval process if the community is governed by association rules and regulations. Your rental Agent must be advised of all additional occupants and dates they will be in the unit. Rates include all utilities including WIFI. Additional charges will be departure cleaning fee ($250), Booking fee ($100.00) , Sales and Resort Taxes (12%) and Travel Insurance (if requested and purchased at the time of booking). Note that rates are subject to change without notice and reservations are not guaranteed until initial reservation deposit is received. NOTE: Each year the current tenants will have until April 15 to renew for the following year. After that date, we accept only reservations of 3 months or longer for high season months of Dec- April. After Labor Day each year, in units that do not have rental minimums, we will accept reservations for shorter stays during high season. Please contact us to be added to automatic e-mail alerts for available units. PROPERTIES ARE SET UP FOR CONVENIENT CONTACTLESS TOURS ON OUR WEB SITE. Photos on website are updated regularly. PET RESTRICTIONS: Not all units can be offered as "pet friendly" . However, in communities that do permit pets, please be aware that None of the following Insurance-restricted breeds are permitted: Pit Bulls, Staffordshire Terriers, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Chows, Great Danes, Presa Canarios, Akitas, Alaskan Malamutes, Siberian Huskies, Doberman Pinschers, Wolf-hybrids and Mastiffs.
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6607 36th Avenue Drive West Photo Gallery 1
1 of 16
3 Bedrooms
$2,495
1404 sqft
Save big this holiday season with 1/2 off your first month's rent! This home is available for NO CONTACT showings 7 days per week. 3 bed, 2 bath ranch home in Cordova Lakes in beautiful Bradenton! Welcome to this adorable home that features a bright living room with beautiful laminate wood flooring and sliding doors to access the screened patio and backyard. The kitchen has tile flooring and is equipped with lots of cabinets, countertops, and dining area for entertaining family and friends. Great location close to some of the best Gulf Beaches in Florida! Application Criteria: https://renupropmgt.com/application-criteria/ Applicant FAQ: https://renupropmgt.com/applicant-faq/ AVOID FRAUD: We do not advertise for rent on Craigslist. We do not accept wired funds via 3rd party cash sharing services like cash app, Venmo, or Zelle. The monthly rent listed is based on a 12-month lease. Properties are leased on a first-come, first-served basis decided by lease signing and move-in dates. Property photos and descriptions are representative. Lessee responsible for viewing premises to verify before lease signing. Complete a rental application online at www.RenuPropMgt.com. By expressing interest in a property, you agree to RENU Property Management's Privacy Policy [https://renupropmgt.com/privacy-policy/]. You also agree that RENU Property Management and affiliates may email, call or text you regarding inquiries you submit through our services, which may involve the use of automated means and prerecorded/artificial voices. You do not need to consent as a condition of renting any property. Message/data rates may apply. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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235 COCOANUT AVENUE Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$7,000
2093 sqft
DOWNTOWN SARASOTA****MARQUEE EN VILLE** A beautiful four story 2 bedroom plus den/office townhome with a large 2 CAR GARAGE, lovely hardwood floors throughout and beautifully custom design walk in closets. Close to St. Armand’s Circle, Lido Key, restaurants, shopping, coffee shops, grocery stores and much more. Amenities include a heated pool, hot tub and fitness room. Available for short term rentals of 6 months or less. Off season $4,000/High Season $7,000. NO PETS. Call today as this will not last long. LUXURY, VACATION RENTAL, GULF OF MEXICO, LIDO BEACH.
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1064 N TAMIAMI TRAIL Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$3,000
1084 sqft
Now available for long term rental! “OPTIONAL” Furnished (Owner will provide additional furniture if required) or Unfurnished 2 bed/2 bath bright and airy condominium, located on the 2nd floor of much sought after Broadway Promenade. This beautiful unit offers crown molding throughout, stainless steel appliances, engineered hardwood flooring and tile, master suite with walk in shower and separate oversized garden tub, granite countertops, solid wood cabinetry, and a covered balcony balcony overlooking the beautiful and serene courtyard with fountain. Broadway Promenade offers many amenities, including 24-hour concierge and reception services, a spacious lobby, two social rooms, fitness center with locker rooms and a dry sauna, heated outdoor pool and spa, grilling area, billiards and card room, a library/study room. Conveniently located a few blocks away from Downtown Sarasota, shopping, dining, entertainment, Van Wetzel, St Armand’s Circle, and Lido Beach. Take a scenic walk over the Ringling Bridge to Bird Key/St. Armand’s Circle or take in the breathtaking sunsets every evening from your private balcony. No pets allowed per HOA rules.
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1725 BONITA COURT Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$12,000
3519 sqft
This MAGNIFICENT home is nestled away in the Historic Granada private neighborhood with easy access to all amenities. 4 Bedrooms 3.5 Baths and over 3500+ square feet of elegantly finished living areas. Authentic travertine tile and maple hardwood floors, volume ceilings, solid-wood cabinetry, two-sided fireplace, chef’s kitchen, three-car garage (owner uses one bay) and cypress wood exterior ceilings. Designed for entertaining, this splendid home can easily host large gatherings with a creative layout that enhances the flow between the kitchen, dining room and great room while keeping each space true to its function. The great room has a wood-burning fireplace and wall-to-wall sliding glass doors to the screened-in lanai/pool area. The chef’s kitchen, with eat-in peninsula and casual dining nook, features solid-wood cabinets, granite countertops, tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The master retreat on the first floor has a fireplace, French door to the lanai, two walk-in closets and ensuite bath with jetted tub and walk-in shower. Upstairs, a large bonus room has plenty of room for gaming with a pool table, TV, lounge area and large built in desk area. The second floor also has a large guest room with ensuite bath and a king size bed, and two additional bedrooms (king size beds)which has a Jack and Jill bathroom. Outdoors, living is equally lavish in the spacious, screened-in lanai with heated salt water pool and spa. Private gated courtyard has plenty of space for guest parking or play. At the entrance, an electric gate provides privacy and security. 5 minutes to Siesta Key Beaches, Restaurants and Shopping. OFF SEASON $10,000 a month/ AVAILABLE DECEMBER/ HIGH SEASON $15,000/ SIESTA/LUXURY/SARASOTA
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800 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DRIVE Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$5,000
900 sqft
Beautiful beach condo located on Lido Key at the Lido Ambassador. This turnkey furnished condo has one bedroom and one and a half bathrooms. Wood floors and tile throughout. The kitchen has stainless appliances. Master bedroom has a king sized bed, large walk in closet and soaker tub/shower combination. Guest bathroom has been updated with granite counter tops. New furnishings in the living/dining room. The comfortable lanai looks directly out to the Gulf of Mexico for breathtaking views. The community amenities include a heated pool, billiard room, library, meeting room, work out room and private access to Lido Beach. No pets allowed due to the Association rules. LIDO BEACH, CLOSE TO ST. ARMNAD'S CIRCLE, BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS, BEACH LIVING AT IT'S FINEST!!!
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City Guide for Longboat Key, FL

Some notable past residents of Longboat Key, Florida, include tennis legend Maria Sharapova, artist Ed Miracle, famed tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, Governor of American Samoa Frank Mockler and Lee Scott, former CEO of Wal-Mart. What a place to call home!

Imagine a luxurious beach community with quiet suburban living, warm weather and great neighbors. If you've imagined that, you've just imagined Longboat Key. Longboat Key is technically a suburb of Sarasota, in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice metropolitan area. Longboat Key is a city of condominiums. Literally. Instead of a government, the town is governed by a Federation of Longboat Key Condominiums, and in addition to some local infrastructure, the Federation helps manage visitors and residents of the city alike. The condos in Longboat Key draw many snowbirds; residents who live here only in the winter to escape the cold of wherever their main home is. However, some residents live here year-round. There are many reasons to come to Longboat Key. Many are drawn to the beaches, which are made of beautiful, pristine white sand. Others like the warm weather -- you'll never have to buy a down coat. Still others enjoy local culture and history. No matter what it is that brings people to Longboat Key, it's a good place to find an apartment to rent. The city is filled with rental properties, and you'll have your choice of places to enjoy great Florida living. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for apartments with hardwood floors in Longboat Key, FL

Scoring an apartment with hardwood floors can be a big win for Longboat Key renters. They`re typically a beautiful addition to your space. They’re also easier to clean and sweep, particularly if you have pets.

However, there are some downsides. Hardwood floors carry sounds. They can also make your apartment noisy for your roommates and downstairs neighbors.

Ask the landlord or property manager about the hardwood floors before signing a lease. Are they actually hardwood or a popular composite alternative? The latter is probably easier to clean and care for than the real thing.

It’s also important to ask about who’s responsible for any damage to the floors and what that entails. Your security deposit could take a hit from scratches, dents, and other damage.

Consider the type of climate you live in. Hardwood floors typically don’t fare well in damp climates full of moisture. Stains and buckling are common in hardwood floors after rain flooding or excessive moisture.

However, hardwood floors can be ideal for dry climates or sunny areas for renters who love the way they look.