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Quite peaceful restful nature beaches bays get away here

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Little Gasparilla Island house description

Beach/island house on tropical, secluded island. Our vacation retreat is nestled in the palms only 4 houses from the Gulf beach on one side and the private dock slip on the bay side. The island has 6 miles of secluded, white sparkling beach, world class fishing, shelling, shark tooth hunting, nature walks and breathtaking sunsets (See Attached Pictures). Located on the SW coast of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico..
Very bright and spacious!! Our home has everything you could wish for during your stay. Enter our 300 sq. ft. screened porch with ceiling fans, hammock and comfy furniture. French doors open to soaring 24 ft ceilings, full laundry rm., all modern amenities, decorator -tile ,kitchen ,furnishings, fireplace .Hurricane proof built,!! County water, not well or cisterns. You can rock yourself to sleep as you watch the osprey in the surrounding palms, listen to soft music or read that book you’ve been wanting to get to.
Amenities:
Rate is for 6..... 2 queen-sized beds and 4 twins, plus sofa bed [ over 3 adults + 3 chldrn ...extra daily fee. depending on dates .. 2 full baths; house is under full central air and county water. Spacious, fully equipped kitchen, large living rm., breakfast bar, formal dining rm., separate Laundry rm. All rooms furnished for comfort and beauty. 24’ Ceiling is soaring. Main rooms are tiled and entered through multiple French doors…. Numerous windows allow beautiful outside into the house among the trees. TVs, DVD, CD, satellite TV, linens, towels, ice cream maker, hairdryer, movies, sand toys, rafts, books, beach chairs, beach umbrella, board games, blender, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, dishwasher/dryer, fireplace, charcoal grill, all kitchen needs. Fishing poles and tackle box with bait bucket, two kayaks with life jackets, blow up boat with paddles, fire pit for your campfires, Two hammocks, deck under house with Large propane gas grill, seating, table, craft area, and much more.Our boat slip will accommodate a 23-Ft. boat.

Golf carts and boats are available to rent as well as availability for water taxi service for commuting the 5-minute ride to the mainland. All you bring are clothes, groceries, sunscreen and your excitement for an unbelievably relaxing family memory building time. No Stores Or Restaurants On The Island..but 5 min boat ride
On the mainland you will find at least 75 restaurants, golf courses, shopping, video stores, marinas all within a short driving distance if you wish to take time away from your island home. If fishing is your wish, this world famous fishing spot is full of tarpon, snook, redfish, trout, flounder, snapper and shrimp. Take your boat, fish from the dock or shore or charter a fishing trip with one of our professional guides. Swimming in the tranquil, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, snorkeling or floating on one of our rafts will ease your stress. Sea turtles, gopher tortoises, dolphins, island birds, no roads, no cars.

Share our paradise with us once and it will call to you and your family in your dreams forever more.

Activities: If fishing is your wish, this world famous fishing spot is full of tarpon, snook, redfish, trout, flounder, snapper and shrimp. Take your boat, fish from the dock or shore or charter a fishing trip with one of our professional guides. Swimming in the tranquil, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, snorkeling or floating on one of our rafts will ease your stress. Sea turtles, gopher tortoises, dolphins, island birds, abundant shells or sharks teeth will entertain your walk along the pristine 7 miles of island beach. Share our paradise with us once, and it will call to you and your family in your dreams forever more!

Area: Water Taxi: $15.00 per group of two people per trip to or from mainland [ from or to our dock]

Keywords: Gulf of Mexico Island Beach House

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Your children will enjoy the beach toys, skim boards,rafts, shell finder and blow up raft as well as movies, books ice cream maker and craft table under house for their personal creations.Don't forget the campfire around our fire pit , bocce ball and inside puzzles and games....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking only outside of house...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            With additional fee of $40....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            27 yrs old...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (2) Second floor has 1 master bedroom suite with queen & private bath.;also additional bedroom with Two bunkbeds and Day bed with trundle and full mainbath. Third floor has new very large bedroom suite with queen bed , sitting area, Future 3rd full bathroom and view of the gulf waters through the trees., Queen Sealy Posturpedic Sofa Bed in living room. Rates are for six people..extra fee for 8. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom 2

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          • : outdoor shower

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          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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          • 2.5+ Details. Main bathroom- modern tiled with tub and shower 2nd bathroom off 1st queen master suite - modern tiled full shower 3rd bathroom off second master suite - wood floors- full shower...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Modern Full size dishwasher, glasstop stove and self cleaning oven, microwave, ice and water in door of refrigerator, filtered county water,Tiled Decorator finished, and much more!!!...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Coffee maker, blender,toaster, all utensils,dish and glass ware,silverware, ice cream maker,crockpot, etc....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            3 sets of dishes, all utensils, serving dishes, pots ,pans, trays, everything you would want...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            spices, salt , pepper , herb garden ,condiments all included for your use...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Full size built in convection microwave/oven stainless steel ...moreless

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Comfortable reclining Broyhill chairs, large deep couch, entertainment center with satellite tv, vcr, dvd. electric fireplace,carpet, 24 ft. ceilings ...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Yes also detergent provided Laundry rm off kitchen...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Electric fireplace in living room for ambiance....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Full Additional numerous fans...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • TWO NEW KAYAKS WITH LIFE PRESERVERS...wheeled carriers etc. INFLATABLE BOAT AND OARS FISHING POLES WITH TACKLE BOX AND BAIT BUCKET FOR YOUR USE TWO HAMMOCKS CHILDRENS SAND TOYS,RAFTS, CHAIRS, SMALL PLASTIC CHILDRENS POOL FIRE PIT FOR YOUR CAMPFIRES ON SITE...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                (3) all on satellite NEW 55' FLAT SCREEN TV in great room!!!!...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) 3 tv's,cd players, VCR's, DVD players.....music and movies...moreless

              • Games:

                Numerous games and puzzles for children and adults...moreless

              • Video Library:

                YES large selection for adults and children...moreless

              • Music Library:

                YES...moreless

              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Foosball
              • Game Room

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Your own......good signal throughout house...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Good signal for your own cell phone...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Porch is screened with table & chairs, comfortable seating and end tables, fans, lights, large hammock. Deck downstairs with table& chairs,hammock,extra seating, potted herbs, flowers, grill...moreless

              • Porch / Veranda:

                Fully screened with hammock,love seat and chair area, table and chairs area, outdoor rugs ,tables and lamps, ceiling fans , very comfortable...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Flowers and herbs for cooking. Fire Pit with wood next to house for hot dog roasts and sing alongs....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Two new ocean kayaks and wheeled carriers with all supplies available for rent...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Rafts, skim boards,beach toys, life preservers [ adult and childrens]...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Extra large propane grill with side burners...moreless

              • Boat:

                Blow up sit in raft with paddles...moreless

              • Golf:

                On mainland a few miles away...moreless

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Lanai / Gazebo

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • Ocean View
              • Water View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Hiking
              • Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Festivals
              • Photography
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Water Skiing
              • Golf
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 21 - Aug 31, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $250 $275
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,300

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

              fall
              Sep 1 - Dec 13, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $225 $275
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,250

              Changeover Day: Saturday


              Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

              Winter 2014-15
              Dec 14 - Jan 31, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $190 $250
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,300 $3,400

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

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

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Security Deposit $300
              • Pet Fee $40
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Cleaning fee $150
              • Tax Rate 13%

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed. Holidays may have upcharge to posted rates. Please verify specific rate for your party with owner....above info does not allow for details, holiday rates etc.Do not reserve until talking to owner by phone or specifically confirming your rate with dates with owner. 352-505-6126 Taxes are 13% and additional to rent rate, security deposits .


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 07/19/2014
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              Location

              30 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Sarasota airport 30 min.away,

              Car: Not Necessary

              True island surrounded by salt water [ Gulf of Mexico and Bay] Dolphins, Manatees, Birds, World Famous Fishing, Beautiful,Quiet miles of Beach, Dock slip for your use, Kayak paradise, Shallow calm gulf waters , Great shelling ,

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: Stan & I designed & built this house upon moving from up north 8 years ago as our future retirement home and ongoing vacation home for our family. Stan works as an Manufacturing engineer in Gainesville 3 hours away and I am a retired teacher. Most of the year one or both of us are on the island in our house as well as our family members. My favorite things to do are making pottery/crafts and jewelry...reading...walking the beach for sea shells or fossils and gardening. Stan likes to fish and kayak.We have two adult sons and the youngest made us promise we would always keep the island house .

              Why the Owner Chose Little Gasparilla Island:
              Fully modern, large house with all amenities. Very bright with large windows and French doors , complete large kitchen. Everything is clean, bright and modern. Our house is on two lots with its own fire pit , a new oak staircase takes you to the soaring new 3rd. floor second master bdrm. Through french doors you enter an enormous master bedroom with a view over the treetops of the Gulf waters. This is not a typical rental but our home to share with a few of you. Everything is left for you to use as we do when we are there. Comfortable furniture,carpets on designer tile, large screened porch and downstairs decking, enormouse propane grill..full laundryroom, internet and kayaks available , fresh herbs [ mint, dill, rosemary,oregano] waiting for you to pick. Landscaped...all amenities included you only need bring bathing suits, and food. I leave spices, oils, coffee, sugar, and condiments. Two hammocks, puzzles, games, movies, sound system, three satellite Tvs. Cd players and music. Quiet sand path residential street a minute walk to dunes leading to quiet , almost private beach for you and your family. Sometimes when I walk the beach for miles I see no one else.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Large , clean, modern 3bdrm 3 bath house with gardens, fire pit area, fireplace, laundry room, large propane barbecue grill, WI Fi and Kayaks available for small fee as well as pets allowed. Ice and water in refrigerator door all double filtered. Convection microwave, full sized modern appliances. Everything included !!!


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Quite    peaceful    restful     nature    beaches     bays        get away here

                Quite peaceful restful nature beaches bays get away here

              • Open Kitchen and Dining. Kitchen fully stocked. No need to bring anything.

                Open Kitchen and Dining. Kitchen fully stocked. No need to bring anything.

              • Extra lg master bedroom. Memory Foam bed. View of gulf pass off in a distance

                Extra lg master bedroom. Memory Foam bed. View of gulf pass off in a distance

              • French doors to master add to the ambiance. 11' Ceilings with beams.

                French doors to master add to the ambiance. 11' Ceilings with beams.

              • Comfortable third bedroom with it's own satelite TV.

                Comfortable third bedroom with it's own satelite TV.

              • Laundry is in the house. You do not have to go outside to do clothes.

                Laundry is in the house. You do not have to go outside to do clothes.

              • Additional view of porch.

                Additional view of porch.

              • Our Kayaks have trailers for ease of movement.

                Our Kayaks have trailers for ease of movement.

              • We have Kayaks. Manatees come right into reach. Fishing in a Kayak is great.

                We have Kayaks. Manatees come right into reach. Fishing in a Kayak is great.

              • Brillant sunsets

                Brillant sunsets

              • Fantastic sunsets

                Fantastic sunsets

              • Air Photo of the Island

                Air Photo of the Island

              • Spacious livingroom with 22' ceilings, fireplace, staircase of oak, great couch

                Spacious livingroom with 22' ceilings, fireplace, staircase of oak, great couch

              • Open the front doors and let in cool breezes sweep through the cottage.

                Open the front doors and let in cool breezes sweep through the cottage.

              • Sitting area for reading

                Sitting area for reading

              • Second master bedroom with it's own full bathroom.

                Second master bedroom with it's own full bathroom.

              • Second bathroom fully stocked with toiletries

                Second bathroom fully stocked with toiletries

              • Large Porch with comfortable casual seating.

                Large Porch with comfortable casual seating.

              • Professional large grille.

                Professional large grille.

              • You'll have your own firepit for family campfires.

                You'll have your own firepit for family campfires.

              • Friends always meet for nightly sunsets

                Friends always meet for nightly sunsets

              • Our docking facilities and view of the bay

                Our docking facilities and view of the bay

              • Happy visitors to Dolphin Pass House 2013

                Happy visitors to Dolphin Pass House 2013

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              Date last modified - Saturday, July 12, 2014

              $190 - $275 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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