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Luxury Home with Pool/Spa on a Secluded Tropical, Two Acre Site.

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A custom three bedroom home on two wooded acres. Peace & quiet.

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Englewood house description

Enjoy the tranquil setting of this preferred North Englewood location. Natural vegetation surrounds the lush landscaping and mature trees on two acres. This custom built 3 BR/3 Bath home has numerous upgrades, including a luxury kitchen with glass cooktop, convection oven and microwave, dishwasher, breakfast bar, and a large eat-in area overlooking the pool. Three sets of pocket sliders open up the whole house to the screened pool area with large heated pool and spa/hot-tub surrounded by tropical plantings and red terracotta tiled patios with lots of extra space for sunning and entertaining. The master suite has a walk-in closet, a full bathroom with walk-in shower and an extra vanity. The Florida room and the kitchen have soaring vaulted ceilings with high celestory windows, and you will find a double sided gas fireplace that divides the living room from the Florida room. The dining room will seat eight . Two other bedrooms, one with queen bed and the other with two single beds.


Secluded Luxury. Set in 2 acres of woods.: This is the most peaceful place, and yet you are a few minutes drive to shops in Venice or in Englewood, and fine beaches, restaurants and golf are all close by. Catch up on your favorite movies, there are TV's with DVD & VCR's in the Florida room, Master bedroom and one other bedroom. Try the Karaoke Machine, perfect your pool or billiards skills. You can do it all or nothing at all in this tropical paradise. It is just like staying in your very own resort. We have equipped the house as our own. Pool and landscape service are all included.
To see pictures of the closest beach - Manasota Beach - log on to Http://picasaweb.google.com/bcrspixSarasota.

Golf:: Whether you're an expert or a beginner, Florida is a golfer's dream and draws more golfers than any other state. The Charlotte County area alone offers 21 golf courses and many more within an hour's drive.

The courses range from public to semi-private to exclusive private country clubs. Golfers have ample courses where they can experience typical Florida play. Naturally, the most common elements on Florida courses are water and sand. Challenging elements include the island green and prevailing coastal winds. But take heart, deep rough is uncommon

Why here?: Our guests love this house for its seclusion. They find all up to date conveniences in a woodland setting. You cannot see the house from the road. Your approach on a 'hidden driveway'. Others like it because the beds are so comfortable. Others because of the caged and heated pool surrounded by tropical plantings. Guests mention our art. Mostly by local artists. Our favorites are by Margaret and Gary Albritain who have a gallery in Placida, a short drive away.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Master bedroom: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Sofa bed in L/R: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Living room...moreless

          • Each bedroom has a bathroom, one of which doubles as the pool bathroom. The Master bedroom has a walk-in shower, and a seperate extra vanity, walk-in closet and a TV with DVD & VCR. Slidng glass door open onto the pool. The bedroom area has its own air conditioning zone, and can be closed off from the living area. A second bedroom with twin beds also has a TV....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom: toilet, shower

            extra vanity area...moreless

          • Bathroom: toilet, shower

            also door to pool...moreless

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • The Master bathroom was a walk-in shower, vanity and toilet, plus an extra vanity/makeup area....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Garage, pool table, ping pong , car-top sail boat if requested, cable-internet, 2 bikes, hammock, treadmill & gym set, 2 acres of lush landscaping, pool and landscape service. Reasonable Pool heating will be included. Please not that I have a car in the garage.....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • Books For Adults
              • Games
              • Piano
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean:

                a 6 minute drive from Manasota Beach with lots of free parking and launch facilities into Lemon Bay...moreless

              • Town:

                Located in Englewood Gardens, North Englewood and close to Venice....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Surf Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Paper Towels
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Parking
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Heating
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Sunbed
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Hair Dryer

                          Kitchen

                          • Microwave:

                            Built in full size...moreless

                          • Ice Maker
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Coffee Grinder

                          Outside

                          • Patio
                          • Barbecue
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Golf Clubs
                          • Courtyard
                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Large gas grill and smaller patio grill...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Large patios surround the pool...moreless

                          • Golf:

                            Several course withing a half hour drive. Ask for details...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            2 Kayaks. You will need a roof rack on your vehicle...moreless

                          • Bicycles:

                            two bikes...moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            2 acres of woods and lawns...moreless

                          Pool / Spa

                          • In Ground Pool
                          • Private Pool:

                            Large screened and very private pool...moreless

                          • Heated Pool
                          • Outdoor Hot Tub
                          • Hot Tub
                          • Outdoor Pool
                          • Jacuzzi
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Mid Summer
                          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,100 $3,300
                          Fall
                          Sep 1 - Dec 12, 2014
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,200 $3,400
                          Early Winter
                          Dec 13 - Jan 31, 2015
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,600 $4,400
                          Mid Winter
                          Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          28 night min stay

                          $1,600 $5,100
                          Spring
                          Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,300 $3,800
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $130 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          $1100- $1600/week, $3030-$5100/month

                          Extra person over 6. $8.00 per person per night for adults. (aged 18 plus).

                          Sate Occupancy Tax: 12%

                          Cleaning charge per rental: $130 - $150.

                          Reservation Deposit/Security Deposit: $600

                          Short term rental over Holiday periods add: $125 to weekly rate.

                          Long term rental discount, two months or more 15% discount except Feb & Mar.

                          Winter, preference to long rentals

                          Deposit paid with signed lease which becomes the security deposit.

                          Final payment 6 weeks before arrival by personal check or by Credit card via PayPal with a 2% fee.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/26/2014
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                          Location

                          40 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Sarasota, St Pete/Clearwater, Ft Myers
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          776 & 41
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          beach
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Necessary

                          *Miles of beaches and no high rises by the beach or anywhere in Englewood.

                          *Great fishing in Lemon Bay, and in the Gulf. You can rent your own boat with Captain, or take a party boat for the day for offshore fishing, or just drop a line off the local fishing piers.

                          *Major shopping malls just 30 minutes away. 45 minutes to an outlet mall. Plenty of stores and restaurants close by.

                          ^Tennis at the local sports center. Riding at a nearby ranch. Golf all over. It is said that the area has 46 courses!

                          *Two nature parks in Englewood. See an Eagles nest, or take a walking tour with a naturalist.

                          *Florida's largest State Park, Myakka, just 45 minutes away. See native birds and alligators. *Orlando attractions are 2.5 hours away. Tampa and Busch Gardens, the Dahli Art Gallery in St Pete, both just 1.5 hours. Sarasota, Florida's cultural capital with the Ringling Museum, the Aquarium and Jungle Gardens, under an hour away.

                          Other Activities: Shelling (shark's teeth), bird watching, watersports

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: Alec is a retired travel executive who was responsible for the contaacting and operation of charter flights to the Caribbean and Mexico.

                          Why the Owner Chose Englewood:
                          Peace and quiet. This is a property on one of thoise hidden driveways. You cannot see the house from the road. as it is set back about 250 feet from the road and the same distance from the lot behind the house.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Furnished as our 2nd home. It will be our full time home when my wife Cheri retires from her job as a school nurse in Glenview, on the N side of Chicago. You will find good furniture, nice local art work., a complete kitchen and more.


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                          • A custom three bedroom home on two wooded acres. Peace & quiet.

                            A custom three bedroom home on two wooded acres. Peace & quiet.

                          • Living room with fireplace. Plenty of books on flora & fauna of the area

                            Living room with fireplace. Plenty of books on flora & fauna of the area

                          • Eat in kitchen with sliding doors to patio and pool.

                            Eat in kitchen with sliding doors to patio and pool.

                          • Patio beside the pool opens to the living room. Room to entertain.

                            Patio beside the pool opens to the living room. Room to entertain.

                          • Natural landscaping surrounds the house

                            Natural landscaping surrounds the house

                          • You are set back 200 ft from the road. This is the view from the front door

                            You are set back 200 ft from the road. This is the view from the front door

                          • Big secluded screened pool with tropical landscaping

                            Big secluded screened pool with tropical landscaping

                          • Dining room seats six to eight

                            Dining room seats six to eight

                          • Master Bedroom with King bed & treadmill.  Opens to the pool.

                            Master Bedroom with King bed & treadmill. Opens to the pool.

                          • Pool table or Ping-pong on pool patio, master bedroom beyond.

                            Pool table or Ping-pong on pool patio, master bedroom beyond.

                          • Very private hot tub/spa beside the pool.

                            Very private hot tub/spa beside the pool.

                          • Orchids blooming beside the pool.

                            Orchids blooming beside the pool.

                          $157 - $229 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 07/26/14
                          Minimum stay: 6-28 nights
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