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An Opportunity to Relax, Rest and Restore

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Whispering Palms - Elegant, comfortable, a perfect vacation home

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Rotonda West villa description

A comfortable home, situated in the exclusive deed restricted golfing community of Rotonda West; a beautiful natural habitat, interspersed with lakes, canals and golf courses. Located on Florida's magnificent south west gulf coast.

Whispering Palms is elegantly furnished and offers guests both peace and seclusion; it is ideal for families, couples or snowbirds seeking an escape from today’s hectic lifestyle.

As you enter through the double doors, the villa flows with a cleverly designed open floor plan which is ideal for vacation living. The fully equipped kitchen is open plan to the family room so everyone can be together but for that quiet time there is the formal living room which offers a quiet area away from the melee of family or friends.

The formal dining room offers seating for six but for more casual dining the breakfast nook overlooks the pool, the garden and the lush tropical habitat.

The Master Suite is located on one side of our home and opens onto the pool deck for an early morning swim or a coffee as the world awakens. Offering a kingsize pillow-top bed, sheer bliss, a walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with dual vanities and Roman shower.

There are two further guest bedrooms one offering a queen size bed and the third with two twin beds.

The Roman style pool has a south west aspect and overlooks a lush tropical backdrop of Palms, Firs and bushes, a haven for wild life, from Armadillos, Raccoons, Foxes to Squirrels and if lucky our local Bob Cat, together with a myriad of birds. Furnished with a dining table for six, chairs, side tables, sun loungers and a gas barbecue for Al Fresco dining whilst enjoying the stunning Florida sun sets and night skies.

Miles of un spoilt coastline with white sandy beaches and turquoise seas are a short drive away; skirted by many barrier islands, such as Don Pedro, where as our guests you have beach rights. Gasparilla Island, with it's quaint town of Boca Grande or Cayo Costo, a Florida State Park.

The Cape Haze peninsular is easily accessible but remote enough to attract abundant wildlife, birds, dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, Bobcats, raccoons, foxes and plenty of alligators all native to south west Florida. From sailing and boating, fishing, golf, fine and casual dining, shopping to the arts there is something for everyone, young and old alike.

We want you to have the perfect stay and we hope we have thought of everything.

So just bring yourselves, some clothes and enjoy all this magnificent home has to offer.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Villa
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 Years for lead guest...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Travel cot, baby walker and booster seat are available for our younger guests. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            With Dual Vanities and walk in Roman shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Near The Ocean
          • Rural

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Jet Skiing
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            Double driveway...moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided:

            Including Beach Towels...moreless

          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Ceramic stove top...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Bicycles
          • Golf
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Tennis

          Pool / Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Private Pool
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Christmas/New Year
          Dec 20 - Jan 6, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $1,200
          Mid Season
          Jan 7 - Jan 31, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $995
          High Season
          Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $1,150
          Spring
          May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $155
          $1,025
          Summer
          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $160
          $1,050

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Tax Rate 12%

          Notes:

          Full Terms and Conditions & Booking Forms are available on our website.


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          Last updated: 12/20/2014
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          Location

          48 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Fort Myers
          10 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          I75

          Car: Necessary

          For the golfer there are numerous courses in the area including five on Rotonda and these are The Links, The Palms and The Hills forming the Rotonda Golf and Country Club. Long Marsh part of the Lemon Bay Golf Club and Pinemoor West Golf Club,

          As our guests you have beach rights on the beautiful Don Pedro Island, which is part of an extensive chain of barrier islands extending along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Between Knight Island and Little Gasparilla Island, Don Pedro is accessible only by private boat or ferry. Cars are allowed on the island but most people use golf carts to get around. Boaters can tie up at the dock on the bay side of the island, which is lined with mangroves. You may be lucky enough to see endangered animals such as West Indian manatees, gopher tortoises, bald eagles, and American oystercatchers. Sea Turtle nesting season is from May to September when you are asked to exercise caution and not disturb the nesting sites; guided walks and educational talks are available by park rangers. Don Pedro is located off the coast of Cape Haze about three miles south of Rotonda West.

          For the baseball fan, Port Charlotte stadium is 8 minutes drive from Whispering Palms and February through March the Tampa Bay Rays hold their spring training games here. For visitors outside these months the local team The Stone Crabs play all year and are well worth a visit.

          The quiet backwaters of Lemon Bay offer great Bluewater Trails for Kayaking and even the novice will find these waters warm, clear and safe.

          This is old world Florida at its best, discover the unspoiled charms of Boca Grande, Cape Haze, Manasota Key and Gasparilla Island.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2004

          About the owner: Bob and I, together with our son Lawrence live in Surrey approximately 25 miles south west of London. Lawrence has just graduated from Central St Martins where he is was studying womenswear design. Bob is based at Heathrow where he has been for 32 years.

          Why the Owner Chose Rotonda West:
          We chose to build in Rotonda West due to the peace and beauty of this natural habitat and it's proximity to the stunning coastline of south west Florida. We hope one day to spend more time in Florida once we are retired but in the interim we love to share Whispering Palms with you our great guests.

          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
          After choosing a lot which would offer, a stunning backdrop and wonderful sunsets we next chose a house design which would offer a floor plan conducive to vacation living. We feel we achieved this and are very proud of our villa in Florida and have received many compliments from previous guests.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

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          Photos

          • Whispering Palms - Elegant, comfortable, a perfect vacation home

            Whispering Palms - Elegant, comfortable, a perfect vacation home

          • Looking through from the living room

            Looking through from the living room

          • The South West facing secluded pool at Whispering Palms, float, rest or swim

            The South West facing secluded pool at Whispering Palms, float, rest or swim

          • The Family Room with home theatre surround sound, DVD and soft comfy sofas

            The Family Room with home theatre surround sound, DVD and soft comfy sofas

          • Fully equipped kitchen open plan so meal prep is not done in isolation

            Fully equipped kitchen open plan so meal prep is not done in isolation

          • The winter Master suite overlooking the pool for an early morning coffee

            The winter Master suite overlooking the pool for an early morning coffee

          • Inside/out

            Inside/out

          • His and Hers bicycles with helmets

            His and Hers bicycles with helmets

          • Welcome, please come inside

            Welcome, please come inside

          • South Beach Gasparilla Island

            South Beach Gasparilla Island

          • Middle Beach on a busy day

            Middle Beach on a busy day

          • The old lighthouse on Gasparilla

            The old lighthouse on Gasparilla

          • The formal living room ideal for reading or quiet contemplation.

            The formal living room ideal for reading or quiet contemplation.

          • Formal Dining Room for special occasions

            Formal Dining Room for special occasions

          • The Breakfast Nook

            The Breakfast Nook

          • The Family Room overlooking the pool

            The Family Room overlooking the pool

          • Master Bedroom with king size pillow top mattress, sheer bliss

            Master Bedroom with king size pillow top mattress, sheer bliss

          • Night Swimming, easy with electric pool heat and screening

            Night Swimming, easy with electric pool heat and screening

          • The lushness of the tropical landscape of southwest Florida, no rear neighbours

            The lushness of the tropical landscape of southwest Florida, no rear neighbours

          • Welcome to Whispering Palms

            Welcome to Whispering Palms

          • Sunset on South Beach Gasparilla, it really does not get any better

            Sunset on South Beach Gasparilla, it really does not get any better

          • The crystal clear waters of South Beach

            The crystal clear waters of South Beach

          • Sunset on Stump Pass Beach

            Sunset on Stump Pass Beach

          • An occasional visitor but please do not feed him

            An occasional visitor but please do not feed him

          $142 - $171 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

          View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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          +44 1428481634

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