Tucked away in quiet West Bradenton, and just a few minutes from the world class beaches of Anna Maria Island, come enjoy the quiet paradise at Gator Lodge! Your Tropical Bungalow awaits, with over 10 species of palms, beautiful exotic flowers of all sorts from all around the world, and all the amenities your family desires to stay in tranquil southwest Florida. From the moment you enter Gator Lodge, you feel the old Florida charm when you see the classic original yellow pine wood floors throughout the home. All living areas have plenty of natural light and views of the amazingly landscaped, tropical foliage in your private backyard oasis. Enjoy the tranquil sounds of your bubbling waterfall while relaxing by your heated salt water pool. Plenty of shade and comfortable seating, including a hammock, await in your own tiki hut. Weather you choose to sun bathe on the comfy chase lounge chairs or find shade in one of the covered areas in your Tropical backyard paradise, you'll surely enjoy the surrounding gardens. Your private oasis features exotic palm trees, soaring white birds of paradise, color bursting hibiscus flowers, fragrant jasmine flowers, and various suculents from around the world. You'll see plenty of butterflies and birds abounding as this is a true Florida paradise!
The interior is bright and cozy, and exemplifies the true Florida lifestyle with a cool, clean and comfortable setting. The master bedroom features a Queen size bed and original island artwork. Your master suite features a functional, private bath room with custom made, sliding island-style barn door and shower with natural River Rock floor. The second bedroom features another queen bed, dresser, closet space and local island artwork. The third bedroom features a fun and versatile bunk bed, with a full mattress on the bottom and twin on top. This room also features another full-size bed, and is sure to be a fun room for The kids! All 3 bedrooms and living area come equipped with flat panel TV's and cable television. Wifi is present throughout the home as well for your convenience. Snuggle up to your 60 inch Samsung Smart TV in your comfy living room and watch a movie on a rainy day or evening. The brand new Serta couch pulls out to another full size bed if you'd like to sleep 2 more in the living area. Had enough sun, or maybe it's a rainy Florida day? Unwind in your "Man Cave" or recreation room if you will... The game room features a Foosball table, classic arcade game, mini fridge, and other fun stuff to do! If you want to stay active, this house is loaded with plenty of activities and it's central location puts you close to anything you wish to do in sunny southwest Florida! You're close to world class shopping at UTC, an hour from exciting Tampa Bay, and just minutes to the world renowned beaches of Anna Maria Island. If you want to just take it easy and float in the sparkling salt water pool, you'll be in heaven! Local flavor abounds with classic restaurants of all genres (we can give you all our personal recommendations on the best restaurants in town. ) We can also assist with golf outings, fishing charters, entertainment/sports options and anything else that will make your stay more memorable. Washer and dryer are located on site as well for your family's convenience. Please email your inquires regarding your stay at Gator Lodge and enjoy our little slice of paradise! And of course you can't leave us until you've had a glass of the world famous orange juice, made right here in Bradenton; Tropicana! Every guest that stays with us will enjoy a complimentary bottle (with or without the pulp.)
(Pool Heat will be additional $100/wk)
Classic FL bungalow with gated, sparkling pool/backyard in a tropical setting!+ More