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Peaceful, Deep Water Access, Heated Pool/Jacuzzi & Games Room

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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our lovely home is set in South Gulf Cove and has deep water access together with a boat dock and lift. Ideal for fishing if you don't own a boat!! There are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a games room with slightly undersize pool table. The bedrooms are a good size and the main living area includes a dining area, living room, kitchen and utility room. There is a double garage and also off road parking. If you are looking for a beautifully furnished and equipped house, a sun soaked pool area and tranquility, Melport House is for you!

The lanai is enormous! There is a shaded seating area under the lanai and a 2nd area is the sun for relaxation. The lanai is south rear facing, so if you are looking for a tan, it is perfect! There are no houses on the Melport Waterway far bank, so it is unbelievably quiet. It's perfect!

Beaches are close by, a 10-15 minute drive, shops about the same and there are plenty of golf courses including 6 on Rotonda which is very close by.


Boating in Florida: Our home backs onto a deep water access waterway, so you can bring your own boat or jet ski's, or possibly hire a boat for your stay, or just enjoy the boat dock and some good fishing! The intercoastal waterway is a wonderful boaters paradise with small islands to explore, restaurants to visit which you can only reach by boat or just go out and marvel at the wildlife. You may see brown and white pelicans, Osprey, Manatee, Dolphins or Turtles and the fishing is wonderful!

Fishing: Fishing is one of the passions for visitors to this area. From mid-April to mid-July, the mighty Tarpon game fish arrive in their thousands into Charlotte Harbor and Boca Pass is one of the best spots to participate or to watch the battle between man and fish! The best times to fish are during hill tides and we can give you these dates nearer the time.

For those wishing for something a little less energetic, local backwater fishing is excellent. Different fish are available at different times of the year, but include Spotted Trout, Ladyfish, Redfish, Sheeps Head, Mullett, Grouper and Talapia. Fish freshly caught and on the BBQ the same day . . delicious!



Golf: It's the USA and golf is high on many people lists. There are 6 courses on Rotonda and literally dozens outside. From short executive courses which are about 80% water, to long meandering courses through Florida's natural flora and fauna, there is something here for everyone and every ability level. Courses are less expensive than Europe and most courses include the electric golf buggy in the price.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We have a good management company who are extremely helpful and on hand should you need them. Feedback we have had indicates that they are extremely responsive, so if you have a problem, or just want some information, they are very happy to help! They keep an in-house guide up to date and it is full of information about good local restaurants, shopping, sports facilities, beaches, State parks and the generally workings of our home!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Private Pool and Jacuzzi both have optional electric heating...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Apr 1 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

£463
Festive 2015
Dec 19 - Jan 31, 2016
7 night min stay

£500
Winter 2016
Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2016
28 night min stay

£625
Summer 2016
Apr 1 - Nov 25, 2016
7 night min stay

£463
Pre Christmas Special
Nov 26 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

£444
Festive Season 2016
Dec 24 - Jan 31, 2017
7 night min stay

£500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £150
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Other Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Optional electric pool and/or Jacuzzi heat is £10.00 a day

There is a one time charge of £95.00 towards the cost of prep, BBQ usage including one full tank of gas and a standard final clean.

On no account can the party size exceed 8 guests sleeping except if there is a small baby (under 12 months) sleeping in a crib.

Smoking is only permitted outside the house.

Rates will not be increased once a deposit has been paid

Cancellation policy:

More than 8 weeks prior to arrival - Deposit only

Between 6 - 8 weeks prior to arrival - 50% of rental

Less than 6 weeks prior to arrival - 100% of rental


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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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Location

58 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa 90 minutes or RSW 60 minutes
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

South Gulf Cove is close to the island of Boca Grande and is on the opposite side of the road to Rotonda West. It's a sleepy community laced by deep water access canals It is not highly developed and it is generally the east and west parts of South Gulf Cove which are more developed. The boaters prefer the east side because it is closer to deep water access into Charlotte Harbor and this is where you will find Melport House. It is a perfect location for a couple looking for some serious rest and relaxation, but also great for family holidays were you can enjoy numerous beaches, friendly locals and fabulous weather. You will need a car here, everything seems to be about 5-15 minutes leisurely drive, but it is certainly worth the effort. The area is known in the travel industry as one of Florida's Best Kept Secrets, visit us and you will see why!

 

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Photos

  • The Rear Aspect

    The Rear Aspect

  • Boat Dock and Fishing Station

    Boat Dock and Fishing Station

  • Another View of the Great Room

    Another View of the Great Room

  • The Separate Dining Area

    The Separate Dining Area

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • The Master Suite

    The Master Suite

  • The Lighthouses on Boca Grande

    The Lighthouses on Boca Grande

  • Local Sports Fishing!! A boat can be too full!!

    Local Sports Fishing!! A boat can be too full!!

  • Fishing the harbor waters is exciting and varied

    Fishing the harbor waters is exciting and varied

  • Florida from the Water

    Florida from the Water

  • Sunset At the Beach

    Sunset At the Beach

  • Fishermans Harbor, a fantastic day out

    Fishermans Harbor, a fantastic day out

  • Melport House with deep water access

    Melport House with deep water access

  • The View Looking East

    The View Looking East

  • The Great Room

    The Great Room

  • The Breakfast Bar

    The Breakfast Bar

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • Local Beaches to the West of Us

    Local Beaches to the West of Us

  • Even Fishing in the Canals brings a Sizeable Catch

    Even Fishing in the Canals brings a Sizeable Catch

  • Golf close to water brings it's own challenges

    Golf close to water brings it's own challenges

  • Even Birds Can Read in Florida

    Even Birds Can Read in Florida

  • Views from a hired Golf Cart on the Island

    Views from a hired Golf Cart on the Island

  • Or, Just sit back and Enjoy the Florida sun

    Or, Just sit back and Enjoy the Florida sun

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Minimum stay: 7-28 nights
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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 06/21/2015
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