Welcome to a true piece of paradise set in the natural beauty along a wild Florida river. Property has over 900' river frontage. Wake up to the ambiance of spreading live oaks festooned with natural garlands of wildflowers and serenaded by songbirds. Launch your kayak and explore the winding Braden River lined with Cypress, Spanish moss draped over live oaks AND native wildlife. Fish the clear river for bass, catfish and bream. Explore your own private island linked by a foot bridge and rich in natural Florida foliage and fauna. An oasis that is hard to explain even harder to duplicate. Just shy of 3 acres of lush greenery nestled along the Braden River this Tree house affect has fabulous screened porches (12x60) on ground and 2nd level which enhances the feel of living on the river. Preserve property (owned by Mote Ranch) across the river so your back drop with always be beautifully private. Built by Kurt Fowler for original owners main level offers 4 bedrooms 2 baths w/Vaulted ceilings with a great room floor plan, wonderful wood burning fireplace & has the most beautiful views over the estate . Stainless appliances. 2/1 on ground level with private entrance, screened 12x60 porch again overlooking the river.
A Retreat perfectly positioned to enjoy a variety of birds and wild life with all the privacy you would ever want. Meandering river that provides boating, kayaking, water boarding with a pristine backdrop. Location Location Location - minutes to everything.
Beautifully landscaped and has a buildable area for another home which adds value. You won't find anything like this. You are on fresh water so no mangroves, no nosisms, not effected by tides so boat to your hearts desire.
Marineland is one of the oldest platted subdivisions in Manatee rich in history. I have attached a recap of the history. You have no deed restrictions or cdd fees. Access to Jiggs Landings Outpost which boast the history of the area and wonderful Linger Lodge Restaurant, Benderson Park (host of International Rowing events), UTC Mail are all within minutes. You are a 1/2 hr from all of our soft sandy beaches (Siesta Key, St. Pete, Bradenton)
Apple snails are common along the riverbank. As large as a tennis ball, they are a favorite food for racoons. Colorful roseate spoonbills feed in the shallows along the edge of the river. The owners love their peaceful haven within suburbia. The landscape captures three varieties of tropical bamboo that serve as tall and dense privacy screens from the adjoining properties. Giant ferns serve as understory plants in the shade of large oaks, hickory and other native trees, which were left undisturbed. Resurrection fern adorns the trunk of a live oak, dormant during dry weather, new greenery erupts after each significant rain storm.
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3 Full Baths
Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Wood
Heating and Cooling
Central, Electric, Central Air
Block, Stucco, Vinyl Siding, Wood Frame
Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Side, Ground Level