Welcome to Malibu on Manasota Key! Direct Gulf Front, Gated, Furnished Annual Rental with additional 1 Bed/1 Bath Casita. As you enter the grounds, you are greeted with lush landscaping and a canopy of trees that helps retain the "Old Florida" feel. This is the one you have been waiting for, enjoy fabulous sunsets from your private gated estate and fall asleep to the sounds of the surf! The main house offers an open concept with expansive views of the Gulf, you will enjoy the chef's kitchen, with a breakfast bar that seats six, gas cook top, high end appliances, and ample storage. Travertine flooring throughout the home, the Master bedroom also offers gorgeous views of Gulf of Mexico, a King bed , plenty of closet space with built-ins, and the master bath features sliders that open onto the outside. The second bedroom is en suite, with a queen bed and ample closet space, the third bedroom is now used as a den/family room and has it's own bath and sleeper sofa. Outside you will find a lovely pool, large enough for laps, the pool deck offers ample seating, great for entertaining, an outdoor grilling station, and several additional seating areas overlooking the water. Please make sure you take the Virtual Tour along with the 3D Matterport Tour!