As you come over the bridge onto Snead Island you instantly understand what the locals mean by "Old Florida Charm." Snead Island is a small island in Palmetto consisting of approximately 1,000 homes, surrounded by 3 bodies of water and connected by a small bridge. This home features an open kitchen with granite countertops and updated cabinets, breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances. Bathrooms are completely updated with tub/shower combos. The sliding glass doors from the living room open the entire room up to the large screened porch (30x8), perfect for extra entertaining. There is a wood burning fireplace with antique mantel, master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets, master bathroom with double sinks, and laundry room with utility sink and separate entrance. Additional updates include: Hot water heater - 2015, New carpet - 2018, New light fixtures and ceiling fans throughout - 2015, New roof - 2015, New gutters - 2015, New A/C - 2015, Transferable Truly Nolan termite warranty to new owner. Exterior features of this home include a double lot, which is already cleared and ready to be built on if desired. Beautiful mature landscaping and plenty of room for all your toys. New sprinkler system - 2017, Separate well for irrigation; new pump - 2018, Reinforced parking pad for RV or boat, Shed with electricity, New septic lid and field - 2017.
The home is located on a dead end street at the end of a cul-de-sac within a cluster of 9 homes and backs up to a wooded area. (Talk about Social Distancing) This neighborhood has a community dock/fishing pier right on the Manatee River for owners to enjoy the sunsets, relax and enjoy Mother Nature, do a little fishing, or drop a kayak or canoe. There are several marinas and boat storage options nearby. What more could you ask for? This community is near Emerson Point Preserve, which has access to a small beach where 3 bodies of water merge together and locals and tourist go and enjoy the western views allowing for sunsets all year round or enjoy the miles of nature and bike trials, kayak drop area into the mangroves, an observation tower with miles and miles of views to enjoy, tropical and exotic birds, turtles and fish. Plenty of public parking and a dog friendly beach. Do not be surprised if you see folks driving their golf carts around or riding a horse around the island. Folks say good morning as they ride their bikes or walk their dogs. There are No Mandatory HOA fees to worry about on Snead Island, dues are voluntary and if you want to join they are $20/year. This is the charm of Old Florida. Once you visit you may not want to leave! Downtown Palmetto is a few mins drive away, downtown Bradenton is a 5-10 mins away, downtown Sarasota 30 mins, St Pete is 25 mins north, Tampa is 45 mins away. Easy access to both I-75 and 295 from here.