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Tropical Home Nestled Among the Coconuts

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a place where peacefulness and adventure coexist nicely


Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Little Gasparilla Island house description

Cracker Landing is aptly named for the Florida owner's affinity for the Florida Crackers who settled this land.The owner is descended from many early settlers to southwest Florida. The name reflects a respect for the beauty of the coastal island and for the lovely, interesting life the waters provide. The home is situated in the middle of the island, requiring about a two minute walk to the
beach....approximately 500 feet to the boardwalk. Gentle breezes blow most of the time. There are community boat ramps for those who wish to bring their own boat. There is also a water taxi available for hire at minimal rates. The price quoted will provide you with a trip to the island for two people a trip off the island when you leave . You will need to pay for parking on the mainland at Eldred's marina, which is currently $6.00 per day.The house is fully air conditioned, has two flat screen televisions, Wi-Fi, and all linens, dishes, and appliances are furnished It is a two-story house with two open decks to sit on. You can relax with your
coffee on either deck as you enjoy the tropical flowers, coconut trees , and watch the ospreys and seagulls as they fly the azure skies.

The inside of the house is mostly paneled with cedar . The upstairs loft-room is also pecky cedar with numerous windows to provide an open feeling. The house has an outdoor shower for showering off the sand from the beach.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            must be supervised by an adult...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 bunk bed


          • one large bedroom with large closet-kingsize bed one upstairs loft-type room that has one queen bed and two single bunk-type beds...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


          • there are two toilet-sink rooms with a tiled shower in between the two bathrooms ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            ,..sink, dishwasher, garbage compactor, toaster, waffle maker, blender, stove, refrigerator, tile bar coffee makers, dishes, pots pans, eating utensils stand alone icemaker, microwave, electric gril...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            I keep basics such as salt, pepper and flour there for the guests Check with me and I will provide you a list of what I provide....moreless

          • Dining:

            drop down bar provides an extra place for 2 additional people to eat...moreless

          • Stove:

            electric 4 burner range with oven...moreless

          • Oven:

            self-cleaning, two rack oven...moreless


          • Parking:

            Have to park on the mainland. Eldred's marina provides parking for $6.00 per day...moreless

          • Living Room:

            couch, loveseat, two lazyboy recliners...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            all linens provided...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            central air...moreless

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • The downstairs shower offers endless possibilities for a relaxing atmosphere ...moreless


              • Books:

                some always available....library on the island as well...moreless

              • Television:

                two flat screens with DISH network...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player


              • Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                extra lot next to house for privacy and for children to play...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                table/chairs umbrella provided...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                rented on mainland...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


              • Churches
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Jet Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Surf Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fly Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Medical Services
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Marina
              • Library
              • Fishing
              • Pier Fishing


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              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Pet Fee $100
              • Taxes Included


              There is a $200.00 reservation/damage fee payable at the time of reservation. There is also a $75.00 cleaning fee; a $50.00 pet fee, if applicable which is non-refundable

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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              Last updated: 07/27/2014
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              28 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Punta Gorda
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Pirate's Water Taxi
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              State Road 776
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Fiddler's Green
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Gasparilla Fishery

              Car: Not Necessary

              This is a barrier island with no commercialization except for golf cart rental.

              All restaurants and commercial tours will need to be accessed on the mainland which can be with your private boat or by taking a water taxi. Call 941-697-3820 for golf cart rental....Deric or Connor Flom


              Owner info

              About the owner: I am a third generation Floridian who has a great respect for the 'Old Florida' style of living. That connotation implies a closeness with the land, with honor, and with a more simplistic approach to life. Little Gasparilla provides a peaceful sojourn for me as I watch the Ospreys fly about and as I often watch the incredibly lovely, yet changing colors of the daily sunsets.

              Why the Owner Chose Little Gasparilla Island:
              My husband and I loved the natural beauty Little Gasparilla Island provides. We built our house in 1984 . It has an abundance of natural cedar wood on the walls; has provided many happy, family times over the years. The appliances are modern, the house well-maintained and is designed with numerous windows for those who like the open feeling.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              All comforts of a home setting while being also close to the bay and 7 miles of gorgeous gulf beach. Extra lot next to the house provides for privacy and room for children to play. If you are looking for absolutely gorgeous beach and outstanding fishing...then welcome home, traveler. You have arrived at the right spot.

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              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • a place where peacefulness and adventure coexist nicely

                a place where peacefulness and adventure coexist nicely

              • comfortable sitting area/tv area

                comfortable sitting area/tv area

              • master bedroom with kingsized bed

                master bedroom with kingsized bed

              • boardwalk to the beach

                boardwalk to the beach

              • Captain Joe watches from the loft above the kitchen

                Captain Joe watches from the loft above the kitchen

              VRBO #465842

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, July 27, 2014

              $125 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/27/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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