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Caribbean Flair with Florida Convenience

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Last updated: 02/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:14-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Punta Gorda Isles house description

Having lived in the Caribbean for 10 years, this home reflects our love of all things tropical --furnishings, fabrics, paintings and more. Nestled on the water in a quiet cul-de-sac in Punta Gorda Isles, you are surrounded by water. Bring your boat or charter one during your stay for a trip to Cayo Costa State Park for shelling. Visit the surrounding islands of Sanibel, Captiva and Boca Grande -- all less than an hour's drive from 'Solitude House.' Enjoy sunsets & cocktails from our westerly facing pool deck & dock, fish from the pier, take a swim in our newly refurbished pool, or enjoy one of the many wonderful restaurants Punta Gorda has to offer.

Professionally decorated, luxurious designer fabrics compliment all furnishings and down pillows, 600 thread count sheets cover all deluxe Simmons mattresses for the ultimate in comfort, and the pool deck, with WESTERN EXPOSURE for maximum hours of sun, has a complete compliment of outdoor furniture for you to capture the rays of the sun. The living room and master bedroom features new Key West tropical design furniture with the other bedrooms complimented by wicker & rattan. A 42' LCD TV in a tropical inspired armoire is located in the living room with TVs also in the master and guest bedroom. Additional amenities include: High Speed WIFi Internet, DVR, DVD, CD, VCR, Video and game library, fishing gear and bicycles for exploring the community.

Punta Gorda was voted one of the 'Best Healthy Places to Retire' by U.S. News and World Report. With the style of the Caribbean and the convenience of Florida, we are confident you will be captivated by your Punta Gorda experience and hope you will be drawn to spend your well deserved vacation at 'Solitude House.' OUR NAME SAYS IT ALL.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Limited Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • King size beds (1) Key West design bedroom furniture with designer fabrics. 600 Thread Count Sheets with down and Dacron pillows, Queen size Beds (1) 600 Thread Count sheets...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Complete home water softner system Kitchen-Reverse Osmosis Water Purification System for filtered drinking water...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    A select library of CD music is available...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV is available in the Great Room, master bedroom and guest bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A DVD and VCR library of select films is available...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Watch the boats pass by while you relax on the lanai or in the pool....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central A/C and heat throughout the home...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed Unlimited Broadband is available...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In Private Laundry Room...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Two Car Garage...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free Long distance Telephone Service within the US and Canada...moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage with automatic door opener and keyless entry pad....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    600 Thread Count Bedsheets and extra pillows...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample parking in the garage or driveway...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Parking is available for RV or trailer within 5 miles from the house. Our 45' pier/lift is available within 30' of the house....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In Private Laundry Room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    Catering is available in the town of Punta Gorda (4 miles)...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The kitchen is supplied with place setting/utensils for eight, including pots, pans, baking dishes, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee maker, blender, toaster...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Dual door refrigerator with ice maker in the door. ADDITIONAL two door refrigerator in the garage...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Four person Lanai table, Chaise Lounge and two Chairs. Additional seating on the pier....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered Lanai with table and chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Payment Type

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Our Private Pool is available just off the lanai...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2015
Jan 1 - Apr 15, 2015
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
14 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 12%


CANCELLATIONS: A 60 day notice is required for cancellations. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to arrival are subject to a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are made within the 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit.

Cancellation Insurance is highly recommended.

Payment in full is required 60 days prior to arrival.

Payment may be made in the form of Traveler's Checks, Bank Money Order, Cashier Check or Personal Checks.

If payment is not able to be sufficently deposited prior to check-in, payment must be made by credit card (additional 4%) or cash.

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Last updated: 02/17/2015
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'Fish and explore the Tarpon Capital waters of Boca Grande'

Rental Boats are available within 5 minutes of the house.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: After sailing the waters between Ft Lauderdale, Florida and Venezuela for 10 years and owning a home and home interior business in St. Croix, U S Virgin Islands, we decided it was time to relocate back to the “states.” Upon the advice of a fellow boating enthusiast, we traveled to Punta Gorda, Florida and fell in love with the small town charm, close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, and the fact that we could still “live on the water.” Solitude House was purchased in 2003 as our permanent residence, only to have life events intervene and take us to South Carolina for the time being. So, with our usual enthusiasm to make “lemonade out of lemons,” we made Solitude House not only our vacation home away from home, but also for our guests. We have furnished our home in the traditional West Indian/Key West laid back motif, featuring tropical inspired paintings, furniture and fabrics that reflect our comfortable but casual lifestyle. We hope you enjoy Solitude House as much as we do!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Solitude House, Punta Gorda, Florida

    Solitude House, Punta Gorda, Florida

  • Living Room, Sitting Room

    Living Room, Sitting Room

  • Open Floor Plan with Vaulted
ceilings in ALL rooms

    Open Floor Plan with Vaulted ceilings in ALL rooms

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Master


  • Queen Guest Bedroom

    Queen Guest Bedroom

  • Poolside Dinning and Seating

    Poolside Dinning and Seating

  • Heated Pool!

    Heated Pool!

  • Afternoon Cocktails on the Boat Dock

    Afternoon Cocktails on the Boat Dock

  • Nearby Ponce Park Beach 
Located just 5 minutes from Solitude House

    Nearby Ponce Park Beach Located just 5 minutes from Solitude House

  • Aerial of Punta Gorda Isles

    Aerial of Punta Gorda Isles

  • Back Yard Dock

    Back Yard Dock

  • Living Room with Sliding Glass Doors Leading to the Pool Deck and

    Living Room with Sliding Glass Doors Leading to the Pool Deck and Dock

  • Read or Relax in our Living Room Sitting Area

    Read or Relax in our Living Room Sitting Area

  • Master Bedroom with Pool and Water Views

    Master Bedroom with Pool and Water Views

  • Pool Guest Room

    Pool Guest Room

  • Outdoor Living

    Outdoor Living

  • Newly Completed Pool

    Newly Completed Pool

  • Outdoor Dining By the Pool

    Outdoor Dining By the Pool

  • The Neighborhood Waterway

    The Neighborhood Waterway

  • Boca Grand Beach
Located about 45 minutes from Solitude House

    Boca Grand Beach Located about 45 minutes from Solitude House

  • Aerial of Solitude House

    Aerial of Solitude House

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