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115 Babbling Brook Run
115 Babbling Brook Run
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
1570 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Annual rental property located in the beautiful resort style community of River Strand/Heritage Harbour. Enjoy living in this unfurnished villa that offers two bedrooms, two baths, plus a den.
1 Unit Available
6151 27th East
6151 27th Street East
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$1,850
1360 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Annual furnished rental home located in the gated community of Bougainvillea Place. Enjoy living in this beautifully furnished two-bedroom two bath home. The kitchen has Stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.
1 Unit Available
7333 Skybird Road
7333 Skybird Road
Bradenton, FL | West Bradenton
3 Bedrooms
$1,865
1277 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Annual Furnished Rental Available. Welcome to Palma Sola Trace, tropical style living in West Bradenton. The community features a clubhouse, swimming pool, and playground.
1 Unit Available
1818 6th Avenue W.-
1818 6th Avenue West
Bradenton, FL | Wares Creek
1 Bedroom
$900
414 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Great Centrally located studio/garage apartment that includes water/sewer/electricity and lawn care included.
1 Unit Available
4319 19th Avenue West
4319 19th Avenue West
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1208 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Adorable 2 Bed / 1 Bath Home in West Bradenton. Oversized driveway with 1 car attached garage. Large front yard and fenced backyard. As you walk in, you enter into a spacious living room and dining room area with hardwood floors.
1 Unit Available
509 59th Avenue East
509 59th Avenue East
Manatee County, FL | Oneco
4 Bedrooms
$1,195
1508 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Annual four bedroom two bath apartment located in Bradenton. You will appreciate the large open plan living and kitchen area this home has to offer.
1 Unit Available
7209 3rd Avenue Northwest
7209 3rd Avenue Northwest
Manatee County, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
1792 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:21 PM
Tucked away in the Woods of Palma Sola This 3 bedrooms 2 bath home features a split floor plan with vaulted ceilings. The living room, kitchen and master all lead out to the backyard and open up to the screened in pool and patio.
1 Unit Available
4706 30TH STREET W
4706 30th Street West
South Bradenton, FL | South Bradenton
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
1520 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:17 AM
Located at the end of the dirt road on the lake. This is a 1500 sq ft home upstairs unit. Includes a laundry room with washer dryer hookup. New kitchen with granite countertops. Master has new vanity.
1 Unit Available
6519 GRAND ESTUARY TRAIL
6519 Grand Estuary Trail
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$4,000
1121 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:17 AM
Beautiful turnkey furnished condo in River Strand Golf and Country Club! This second floor two bedroom, two bathroom unit has a split floor plan, living room/dining room combination, updated kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel
1 Unit Available
6807 GRAND ESTUARY TRAIL
6807 Grand Estuary Trail
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$3,500
1400 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:17 AM
STILL AVAILABLE FOR SEASON 2021! Golfers paradise! Be the first to enjoy the Florida lifestyle in this brand new, two bed/two bath plus den condo in the exclusive gated golfing community of Riverstrand.
1 Unit Available
5612 29TH STREET CIRCLE E
5612 29th Street Circle East
Manatee County, FL
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
1895 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Location is everything in this desirable Bradenton neighborhood, Briarwood. Close to Sam's Club, UTC Mall and minutes away from Hwy 301 for quick commuting to Sarasota's beaches or St. Pete and Tampa with their many cultural activities.
1 Unit Available
3702 54TH DRIVE W
3702 54th Drive West
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$2,800
1215 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Fully renovated condo, new floor, quality furniture, new Samsung TV, remodeled with a modern style.
1 Unit Available
5310 26TH STREET W
5310 26th Street West
Bayshore Gardens, FL
1 Bedroom
$975
618 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Welcome to Garden Walk! This unit is a 1 bedroom and 1 bath located in the heart of Bradenton around all major colleges and shopping areas.
1 Unit Available
6815 GRAND ESTUARY TRAIL
6815 Grand Estuary Trail
Manatee County, FL
2 Bedrooms
$5,500
1711 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
GOLF FOR FREE ALL WINTER! Welcome to the beautifully appointed ABBEY model VERANDA located in the resort style gated maintenance free community of River Strand Golf and Country Club.
1 Unit Available
3508 22ND STREET E
3508 22nd Street East
Samoset, FL | Samoset
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,400
960 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
2BR/1BA Home with oversized Laundry Room that could be used as den/office/family room Washer/Dryer Hook-Ups. Eat-In Kitchen. All tile flooring which makes floors easy to keep clean. Large backyard, fenced on 3 sides. Small Pet O.K.
1 Unit Available
4480 IRONWOOD CIRCLE
4480 Ironwood Circle
Bradenton, FL | West Bradenton
1 Bedroom
$1,150
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Don't miss this 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath fully furnished Condo in the heart of Bradenton 55+ Community! Available for annual rental only. Live close to shopping, golf and the beautiful beaches. With over 750 square feet, this unit has it all.
1 Unit Available
3701 14 STREET W
3701 14th Street West
South Bradenton, FL | South Bradenton
1 Bedroom
$750
400 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
1 bedroom mobile home in 55+ community. Home has covered parking attached to the unit and an indoor laundry room. Finishing touches happening right now on the interior.
1 Unit Available
7120 27TH AVENUE PLAZA W
7120 27th Avenue Plaza West
Manatee County, FL | West Bradenton
2 Bedrooms
$2,450
942 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Turnkey Furnished 55+ Second Floor Condo located in the Country Village Community. This updated light and bright open split floor plan offering a spacious living room, separate dining area and kitchen area with a breakfast bar.
1 Unit Available
3401 54TH DRIVE W
3401 54th Drive West
Manatee County, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,800
1300 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Fully renovated condo, new floor, quality furniture, new Samsung TV, remodeled with a modern style.
1 Unit Available
5511 13TH STREET E
5511 13th Street East
Manatee County, FL | Oneco
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
840 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
This 2 bedroom, 1 bath half a duplex has been renovated very nicely. All tile floors, stainless steel appliances, a separate laundry room with the washer and dryer already hooked up a sharp shower bathroom.
1 Unit Available
3605 54TH DRIVE W
3605 54th Drive West
Manatee County, FL
3 Bedrooms
$3,500
1391 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Fully renovated condo, new floors, new counters new quality furniture and beds from high end stores, new Samsung TVs, new kitchen appliances, new modern fans in all rooms...
1 Unit Available
3801 JOYCE DRIVE
3801 Joyce Drive
Bradenton, FL | Braden River East
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
912 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
River Isles is an active 55 plus community. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home is being rented out unfurnished on an annual basis. The kitchen has been updated and all the appliances will stay including the washer and dryer in the garage.
1 Unit Available
731 OAKVIEW DRIVE
731 Oakview Drive
South Bradenton, FL | South Bradenton
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1632 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
RENTED DEC - MAR 2021. Your peaceful oasis awaits at Wildwood Springs Condominiums! Located on an 88-acre bird and wildlife sanctuary surrounded by lush landscaping. Enjoy 7 community pools, tennis courts, nature paths and pickle ball courts.
1 Unit Available
2921 RIVER RUN WAY
2921 River Run Way
Bradenton, FL | Braden River West
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
1478 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 11:16 AM
Beautiful brand new Single Family Home features 3 bedroom - 2 bath - 2-car -garage, large screened lanai, kitchen and bathrooms with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, tiles throughout. Close to 75 and minutes to Costco. A must see ...
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Palmetto. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of South Florida-Main Campus, Altierus Career College-Tampa, University of South Florida-St Petersburg, Hillsborough Community College, and The University of Tampa.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Palmetto. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of South Florida-Main Campus, Altierus Career College-Tampa, University of South Florida-St Petersburg, Hillsborough Community College, and The University of Tampa.

City Guide

Palmetto
Palmetto's history hearkens back to the mid-1800s, when the Manatee River drew settlers who used its Gulf access to ship commodities into and out of the region. One of the region's early inhabitants, a man named Samuel Sparks Lamb, arrived in 1868 and decided that the burgeoning community needed a name -- and not just any name but one that paid tribute to his home state of South Carolina. Thus, Palmetto, Florida (named after "The Palmetto State"), was born.
Palmetto's history hearkens back to the mid-1800s, when the Manatee River drew settlers who used its Gulf access to ship commodities into and out of the region. One of the region's early inhabitants, a man named Samuel Sparks Lamb, arrived in 1868 and decided that the burgeoning community needed a name -- and not just any name but one that paid tribute to his home state of South Carolina. Thus, Palmetto, Florida (named after "The Palmetto State"), was born.

On the shores of the Manatee River, near where it flows into the Gulf of Mexico, sits the city of Palmetto, Florida. It's a typical seaside community, with eye-catching views of sun-dappled water and gently swaying palm trees. Not far away are the larger cities of Sarasota and Tampa, which infuse the area with their own doses of sun, sand, and surf. Though Palmetto's gorgeous setting has rightfully earned it a reputation as a resort-worthy escape, the city also offers several amenities that make it a comfortable, livable place for the 12,606 residents who call it home.

Moving to Palmetto

So, Palmetto offers plenty of diversions, and plenty of places to eat and shop. How about apartments does it offer plenty of those? In a word, yes. If you're looking for anything from a studio apartment to a three-bedroom apartment, you'll probably find it here, with some of those units being pet-friendly apartments. To rent an apartment in Palmetto, look at complexes like Palmetto Trace Apartments, Oakridge Apartments, and Regatta Arms Apartments, which offer apartments of varying sizes and amenities. However, you'll find that many units on the market in Palmetto are vacation rentals, so be sure to stay clear of those if you're looking for something long-term.

Moving to Palmetto
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So, Palmetto offers plenty of diversions, and plenty of places to eat and shop. How about apartments does it offer plenty of those? In a word, yes. If you're looking for anything from a studio apartment to a three-bedroom apartment, you'll probably find it here, with some of those units being pet-friendly apartments. To rent an apartment in Palmetto, look at complexes like Palmetto Trace Apartments, Oakridge Apartments, and Regatta Arms Apartments, which offer apartments of varying sizes and amenities. However, you'll find that many units on the market in Palmetto are vacation rentals, so be sure to stay clear of those if you're looking for something long-term.

Neighborhoods in Palmetto

There are many neighborhoods in Palmetto, but check out the list below of the more popular areas in town.

Piney Point: This neighborhood is close to a lot green space, like the Terra Ceia Preserve State Park.

Terra Mana: Off the Manatee River, this 'hood is home to Cut's Edge Harbor Marina and Bradenton Yacht Club.

Memphis: Here you'll find the locals' favorite Blackstone Park.

City Center: In this area, you'll find plenty of food options nearby. There's Sombreros, El Molcajetes, China One and Pizza Pros.

Neighborhoods in Palmetto
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There are many neighborhoods in Palmetto, but check out the list below of the more popular areas in town.

Piney Point: This neighborhood is close to a lot green space, like the Terra Ceia Preserve State Park.

Terra Mana: Off the Manatee River, this 'hood is home to Cut's Edge Harbor Marina and Bradenton Yacht Club.

Memphis: Here you'll find the locals' favorite Blackstone Park.

City Center: In this area, you'll find plenty of food options nearby. There's Sombreros, El Molcajetes, China One and Pizza Pros.

Living in Palmetto

Though Palmetto boasts a variety of activities that cater to visitors, like charter boat excursions into the ocean as well as boat tours of the Manatee River, it also offers plenty of diversions for residents. Hardly a month goes by that there's not a festival or parade in Palmetto, with the city offering everything from an Easter egg hunt to a vintage car show. Every year, the Manatee County Fair takes place in the heart of Palmetto, with activities including agriculture and art exhibits, a hay bale decorating contest, a 5K race and a barbecue cook-off. Palmetto is also home to a historical park, which includes a Carnegie Library built in 1914 (mostly with funds from the big man, Andrew Carnegie, himself), as well as a historic post office, schoolhouse, and other buildings. For outdoor recreation, in addition to the Manatee River, the city of Palmetto maintains 12 parks with playground equipment, sporting fields, and covered pavilions for picnics. Spend a day at Hydrant Park or Sutton Park to enjoy that Florida sunshine.

Not everything is fun and games in Palmetto, though. Residents need to shop, and they need to eat. (Actually, both those pursuits can be entertaining in and of themselves, so maybe everything is fun and games in Palmetto.) Restaurants like Riverhouse Reef & Grill, Riverside Caf and The Clam House Bar & Grill offer fresh fare from the sea, while national chains like Burger King, Checkers and Hungry Howie's are available for diners who want their meals to taste exactly like what they'd get in any other American city. Shopping options include locally owned stores that sell boutique-style items, and chains like Walmart and Walgreens that sell, well, pretty much what you'll find in every Walmart and Walgreens. Residents can get to these locations using their own vehicles or by catching rides on mass transit systems like the Manatee County Area Transit bus.

Living in Palmetto
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Though Palmetto boasts a variety of activities that cater to visitors, like charter boat excursions into the ocean as well as boat tours of the Manatee River, it also offers plenty of diversions for residents. Hardly a month goes by that there's not a festival or parade in Palmetto, with the city offering everything from an Easter egg hunt to a vintage car show. Every year, the Manatee County Fair takes place in the heart of Palmetto, with activities including agriculture and art exhibits, a hay bale decorating contest, a 5K race and a barbecue cook-off. Palmetto is also home to a historical park, which includes a Carnegie Library built in 1914 (mostly with funds from the big man, Andrew Carnegie, himself), as well as a historic post office, schoolhouse, and other buildings. For outdoor recreation, in addition to the Manatee River, the city of Palmetto maintains 12 parks with playground equipment, sporting fields, and covered pavilions for picnics. Spend a day at Hydrant Park or Sutton Park to enjoy that Florida sunshine.

Not everything is fun and games in Palmetto, though. Residents need to shop, and they need to eat. (Actually, both those pursuits can be entertaining in and of themselves, so maybe everything is fun and games in Palmetto.) Restaurants like Riverhouse Reef & Grill, Riverside Caf and The Clam House Bar & Grill offer fresh fare from the sea, while national chains like Burger King, Checkers and Hungry Howie's are available for diners who want their meals to taste exactly like what they'd get in any other American city. Shopping options include locally owned stores that sell boutique-style items, and chains like Walmart and Walgreens that sell, well, pretty much what you'll find in every Walmart and Walgreens. Residents can get to these locations using their own vehicles or by catching rides on mass transit systems like the Manatee County Area Transit bus.

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City Guide

Palmetto
Palmetto's history hearkens back to the mid-1800s, when the Manatee River drew settlers who used its Gulf access to ship commodities into and out of the region. One of the region's early inhabitants, a man named Samuel Sparks Lamb, arrived in 1868 and decided that the burgeoning community needed a name -- and not just any name but one that paid tribute to his home state of South Carolina. Thus, Palmetto, Florida (named after "The Palmetto State"), was born.
Palmetto's history hearkens back to the mid-1800s, when the Manatee River drew settlers who used its Gulf access to ship commodities into and out of the region. One of the region's early inhabitants, a man named Samuel Sparks Lamb, arrived in 1868 and decided that the burgeoning community needed a name -- and not just any name but one that paid tribute to his home state of South Carolina. Thus, Palmetto, Florida (named after "The Palmetto State"), was born.

On the shores of the Manatee River, near where it flows into the Gulf of Mexico, sits the city of Palmetto, Florida. It's a typical seaside community, with eye-catching views of sun-dappled water and gently swaying palm trees. Not far away are the larger cities of Sarasota and Tampa, which infuse the area with their own doses of sun, sand, and surf. Though Palmetto's gorgeous setting has rightfully earned it a reputation as a resort-worthy escape, the city also offers several amenities that make it a comfortable, livable place for the 12,606 residents who call it home.

Moving to Palmetto

So, Palmetto offers plenty of diversions, and plenty of places to eat and shop. How about apartments does it offer plenty of those? In a word, yes. If you're looking for anything from a studio apartment to a three-bedroom apartment, you'll probably find it here, with some of those units being pet-friendly apartments. To rent an apartment in Palmetto, look at complexes like Palmetto Trace Apartments, Oakridge Apartments, and Regatta Arms Apartments, which offer apartments of varying sizes and amenities. However, you'll find that many units on the market in Palmetto are vacation rentals, so be sure to stay clear of those if you're looking for something long-term.

Moving to Palmetto
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So, Palmetto offers plenty of diversions, and plenty of places to eat and shop. How about apartments does it offer plenty of those? In a word, yes. If you're looking for anything from a studio apartment to a three-bedroom apartment, you'll probably find it here, with some of those units being pet-friendly apartments. To rent an apartment in Palmetto, look at complexes like Palmetto Trace Apartments, Oakridge Apartments, and Regatta Arms Apartments, which offer apartments of varying sizes and amenities. However, you'll find that many units on the market in Palmetto are vacation rentals, so be sure to stay clear of those if you're looking for something long-term.

Neighborhoods in Palmetto

There are many neighborhoods in Palmetto, but check out the list below of the more popular areas in town.

Piney Point: This neighborhood is close to a lot green space, like the Terra Ceia Preserve State Park.

Terra Mana: Off the Manatee River, this 'hood is home to Cut's Edge Harbor Marina and Bradenton Yacht Club.

Memphis: Here you'll find the locals' favorite Blackstone Park.

City Center: In this area, you'll find plenty of food options nearby. There's Sombreros, El Molcajetes, China One and Pizza Pros.

Neighborhoods in Palmetto
+

There are many neighborhoods in Palmetto, but check out the list below of the more popular areas in town.

Piney Point: This neighborhood is close to a lot green space, like the Terra Ceia Preserve State Park.

Terra Mana: Off the Manatee River, this 'hood is home to Cut's Edge Harbor Marina and Bradenton Yacht Club.

Memphis: Here you'll find the locals' favorite Blackstone Park.

City Center: In this area, you'll find plenty of food options nearby. There's Sombreros, El Molcajetes, China One and Pizza Pros.

Living in Palmetto

Though Palmetto boasts a variety of activities that cater to visitors, like charter boat excursions into the ocean as well as boat tours of the Manatee River, it also offers plenty of diversions for residents. Hardly a month goes by that there's not a festival or parade in Palmetto, with the city offering everything from an Easter egg hunt to a vintage car show. Every year, the Manatee County Fair takes place in the heart of Palmetto, with activities including agriculture and art exhibits, a hay bale decorating contest, a 5K race and a barbecue cook-off. Palmetto is also home to a historical park, which includes a Carnegie Library built in 1914 (mostly with funds from the big man, Andrew Carnegie, himself), as well as a historic post office, schoolhouse, and other buildings. For outdoor recreation, in addition to the Manatee River, the city of Palmetto maintains 12 parks with playground equipment, sporting fields, and covered pavilions for picnics. Spend a day at Hydrant Park or Sutton Park to enjoy that Florida sunshine.

Not everything is fun and games in Palmetto, though. Residents need to shop, and they need to eat. (Actually, both those pursuits can be entertaining in and of themselves, so maybe everything is fun and games in Palmetto.) Restaurants like Riverhouse Reef & Grill, Riverside Caf and The Clam House Bar & Grill offer fresh fare from the sea, while national chains like Burger King, Checkers and Hungry Howie's are available for diners who want their meals to taste exactly like what they'd get in any other American city. Shopping options include locally owned stores that sell boutique-style items, and chains like Walmart and Walgreens that sell, well, pretty much what you'll find in every Walmart and Walgreens. Residents can get to these locations using their own vehicles or by catching rides on mass transit systems like the Manatee County Area Transit bus.

Living in Palmetto
+

Though Palmetto boasts a variety of activities that cater to visitors, like charter boat excursions into the ocean as well as boat tours of the Manatee River, it also offers plenty of diversions for residents. Hardly a month goes by that there's not a festival or parade in Palmetto, with the city offering everything from an Easter egg hunt to a vintage car show. Every year, the Manatee County Fair takes place in the heart of Palmetto, with activities including agriculture and art exhibits, a hay bale decorating contest, a 5K race and a barbecue cook-off. Palmetto is also home to a historical park, which includes a Carnegie Library built in 1914 (mostly with funds from the big man, Andrew Carnegie, himself), as well as a historic post office, schoolhouse, and other buildings. For outdoor recreation, in addition to the Manatee River, the city of Palmetto maintains 12 parks with playground equipment, sporting fields, and covered pavilions for picnics. Spend a day at Hydrant Park or Sutton Park to enjoy that Florida sunshine.

Not everything is fun and games in Palmetto, though. Residents need to shop, and they need to eat. (Actually, both those pursuits can be entertaining in and of themselves, so maybe everything is fun and games in Palmetto.) Restaurants like Riverhouse Reef & Grill, Riverside Caf and The Clam House Bar & Grill offer fresh fare from the sea, while national chains like Burger King, Checkers and Hungry Howie's are available for diners who want their meals to taste exactly like what they'd get in any other American city. Shopping options include locally owned stores that sell boutique-style items, and chains like Walmart and Walgreens that sell, well, pretty much what you'll find in every Walmart and Walgreens. Residents can get to these locations using their own vehicles or by catching rides on mass transit systems like the Manatee County Area Transit bus.