Location, location, location. There are only 7 homes on manasota key with the bay & deep water dock on one side of the property and a sea walled salt water canal with quick bay access on the other side. Keep a second boat along the canal or bring your boat there for safety when a storm approaches. The view of lemon bay from the living room, dining room, kitchen & lanai is magnificent. You have very quick access to the gulf of mexico through stump pass. Only three our four minutes by car to stump pass beach state park as well as englewood public beach, several good restaurants, beach shopping and watercraft rentals. This home got a new shingle roof in 2013 and the dock on the bay was rebuilt in january of 2014.