1900 Sq. ft. home with large great room and kitchen, outside screened in patio overlooking stables. King size bed in master room, with jacuzzi tub and shower. Fireplace in great room, satelite television with HD and stereo, other bedrooms include a single, a double and a queen size bed. Three horses available to ride. Looking for someone who likes animals and can take care of them while enjoying our home. Thirty minutes to Sarasota where one of the top five beaches in the world is located. Our home is located about 5 miles from Myakka River State Park the largest State Park in Florida boasting 30,000 acres, a must see. Our property is located in a rural subdivision with other 5 acre estates. Paved roads, not your typical ranch. Firepit outside for bonfires by the light of the moon.
Wild deer in yard from time to time especially in the fall. Vey quiet and private. All the neighbors mind their own business. Sarasota Sheriff next door and another family with young children. The sunsets, sunrises and stars are amazing. No ambient light to get in the way. The Leonid meteor shower is a must see. Ride in the yard and around the neighborhood. Several private trails to choose from. Just tack up a go. Spend a day at the beach several to choose from an less than an hour away. Siesta Key voted world's best beach, Lido beach where St. Armand's Circle is located, known for its eclectic shopping and restaurants, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. Only 8 miles from Oak Ford golfcourse or The elaborate Founder's Club, if your into golf.
My husband and I have devoted our lives to the benefir of children. He works in Foster Care and I am a teacher. We three children, all budding adults. We have three golden retrievers, two cats, a quarter horse, and two POA's ( Pony of Americas) adult size but great with children. We sail regularly, I ride and my husband plays softball. I am working on my masters degree. We are looking for someone to house swap the week of October 23- November 1st, 2009 and take care of our animals. Our nephew is getting married in England but we want to visit Ireland first. I speak some french and can read it fluently.We are both scholars, we love to read, play guitar and enjoy the water. Our home is the culmination of years of passions.