If you love boating, fishing and the “old Florida” feel, you will fall in love with this property. This charming residence, lovingly dubbed the “Fishing Cottage,” is just minutes to the Manatee River. Bring your boat, kayaks, golf cart and water toys. This one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath home is located on a saltwater canal with direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway. With direct access to the Manatee River and just two bridges to Tampa Bay, the possibilities are endless. Inside, you’ll find a lovingly updated kitchen with all the modern features, eat-in kitchen and farmhouse drainboard sink. Off the kitchen is a spacious living room filled with daybeds, making entertaining a breeze. Second half-bath is located just outside the main home, under a covered patio with laundry and steps away from a private enclosed outdoor shower. Covered patio is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a book or a glass of wine while enjoying the tranquil backyard lush with mature landscaping — even a mango tree. Private dock that has room for your boat with lift, water and electricity at dock. Enjoy salt and freshwater fishing year-round. The neighborhood is very golf cart-friendly. Nestled on a quiet dead-end street for a private, cozy retreat yet conveniently located to shopping, dining, and recreation of Emerson Point Preserve and Gamble Plantation State Park, you will feel like you are in your own secluded paradise. Convenient location just minutes to Ellenton Outlet Mall and I-75.