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12709 Upper Manatee River Rd, Bradenton, FL – $639,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,013 Sqft
  • 3.71 Acres
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,013 Sqft
  • 3.71 Acres

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12709 Upper Manatee River Rd

This is your chance to be on the River. As seen in the News this is The Private "Ramblin River Retreat" of the famed musician John McEuen, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The Manatee River runs through it with over 1,000 LINEAL FEET of RIVER FRONTAGE. There are expansive water views from all angles of the living, dining, kitchen and upstairs areas through the cathedral windows & the wrap around porch. The attention to detail in this COMPLETE REMODEL is evident throughout with the designer crafted lighting fixtures, beautiful cabinetry, wood kitchen counters, farm sink, modernized fireplace, wood-beam ceilings, and shabby chic farmhouse d├ęcor. Natural light comes into every room. Enjoy the beautiful River wildlife of manatees, dolphins, fish, and birds. It is so quiet and peaceful, yet just minutes from restaurants and shopping. It is conveniently located near the new Fort Hammer Bridge and ease to interstate I-75. Near Lakewood Ranch but on the River with NO CDD, NO HOA, NO RESTRICTIONS, bring your boat, RV, 4 wheelers, OR what ever you like. This is a wonderful homestead or great investment property. It was used as, a very successful boutique vacation rental/special events, and a private guesthouse (see facebook page "Ramblin' River Retreat"). This 3.7 Ac. parcel is the only remaining piece of the 12 Ac. Riverfront assemblage and SELLER IS MOTIVATED. All reasonable offers will be considered. CHECK OUT VIDEO "TOUR 1"

Essential Information

  • MLS® #T3161700
  • Price$639,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Square Footage2,013
  • Acres3.71
  • Year Built1985
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Home
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$3,770

Community Information

  • Address12709 Upper Manatee River Rd
  • AreaBradenton
  • SubdivisionAcreage
  • CityBradenton
  • CountyManatee County
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code34212


  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontRiver


Cable Connected, Electricity Connected


Conservation, Lot - Oversized, Wooded View, Water View


  • InteriorLaminate, Tile, Wood
  • HeatingElectric
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesWood Burning

Interior Features

Cathedral Ceiling(s), Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, High Ceiling(s), Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Open Floorplan, Skylight(s), Split Bedroom, Vaulted Ceiling(s)


Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Electric Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Refrigerator


  • ExteriorSiding, Wood Frame
  • Exterior FeaturesLighting
  • Lot DescriptionTwo + to Five Acres
  • RoofShingle
  • FoundationCrawlspace

Additional Information

  • Days on Market71
  • ZoningRSF1

Listing Details

  • Listing Courtesy OfBay Dreams Realty
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Price Change History for 12709 Upper Manatee River Rd, Bradenton, FL (MLS® #T3161700)

Date Details Price Change
Price Reduced $639,000 $6,000 (0.93%)
Price Reduced $645,000 $4,000 (0.62%)
Price Reduced $649,000 $46,000 (6.62%)
Price Increased (from $675,000) $695,000 $20,000 (2.96%)

Listing information courtesy of Bay Dreams Realty.

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Listing information last updated on May 19th, 2019 at 7:00pm EDT.