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Stunning Home with Heated Pool, Wifi, Overlooking Lakes.

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

This beautiful newly furnished home has over 2,200 square feet of luxury living. It is a custom built design with private south facing lanai heated pool and beautiful lake views to the front and rear. The lake is rich with wildlife including a family of Otters, Sandhill Cranes, Egrets, Tortoises and numerous other beautiful animal life.

This property is new to the rental market and comes with all the amenities of a luxury home. It is located within a gated community. The home consists of a fabulous open plan lounge and kitchen with ‘wow factor’ floor to ceiling sliding doors leading to the patio, pool and lake. The lounge has a 42' cable HDTV. There is superfast FIOS high-speed broadband throughout the house. An over-sized master suite with King bed overlooking the pool and lake. Adjoining is an oversized bathroom with separate toilet, shower and bath with ‘his and hers’ washbasins. A second New England style Queen room also benefits from beautiful views of the pool and lake. A third room has twin beds. All the bedrooms benefit from flat screen TV's. There is also a family bathroom featuring a double shower. The house sits on a double lot and is nestled amongst manicured gardens which are tended to weekly.

This home is minutes away from the world renowned beaches of Venice and is surrounded by restaurants, excellent shops and supermarkets.

For those who enjoy golf the house is surrounded by some of the best courses in Sarasota County including the Sarasota National which is less than one mile away.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Master King Suite: 1 king

            The oversized master suite overlooks the pool and lake. ...moreless

          • Queen Room: 1 queen

            The New England style bedroom overlooks the pool and lake....moreless

          • Twin Room: 2 twin/ single


          • One master bedroom with King bed One second bedroom with Queen bed One twin bedroom...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

            His and her basins, separate toilet & shower and large tub...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Large double shower...moreless

          • Master bathroom adjoining master bedroom with his & hers basins and large tub and separate shower and separate toilet. Second bathroom with shower and toilet...moreless


          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Verizon HDTV cable with movies and sports channels...moreless


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Two beautiful lakes with fountain in front of house and also to rear. Lots of beautiful wildlife....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                new installed central air conditioning in throughout...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                clothes drying machine in utility room...moreless

              • Garage:

                garage is part of the property...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                central heating...moreless

              • Internet:

                Verizon super fast high speed broadband internet - WiFi throughout house. Computer printer provided....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                All lines provided...moreless

              • Living Room:

                a very large open plan lounge with access through large floor to ceiling patio doors to pool and patio area...moreless

              • Parking:

                two car garage which is part of the property with spaces for two cars outside...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free USA telephone calls...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Towels provided for each bedroom and bathroom...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                washing machine in separate utility room...moreless


              • Coffee Maker:

                new coffee maker...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                chinaware, cutlery and glasses for six people. Patio plastic ware. Various pans, cookware and utensils...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                new dishwasher...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                new remodeled kitchen with new appliances and sink unit...moreless

              • Microwave:

                new microwave unit above stove...moreless

              • Oven:

                new electric oven...moreless


              • Deck / Patio:

                patio containing large table and six chairs...moreless

              • Golf:

                The house is situated 5 minutes from two golf courses - Sarasota National and East Venice...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                lanai over pool and patio...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                the house is surrounded by manicured lawn and garden which are attended each week...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                large new outdoor gas grill...moreless

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool


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              from 2 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              1 OCT 2014 - 30 NOV 2014
              Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              28 night min stay

              1 DEC 2014 to 31 DEC 2014
              Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2014
              28 night min stay

              1 JAN 2015 to 30 APR 2015
              Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              28 night min stay

              1 MAY 2015 - 20 June 2015
              May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              28 night min stay

              1 July 2015 - 30 Sept 2015
              Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              28 night min stay

              1 OCT 2015 - 30 NOV 2015
              Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
              28 night min stay

              1 DEC 2015 - 31 DEC 2015
              Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2015
              28 night min stay

              1 JAN 2016 - 30 April 2016
              Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016
              28 night min stay

              My Standard Rate
              28 night min stay

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

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Included


              30% of the rent is due at time of booking.

              70% of the rent is due 60 days before arrival.

              $200.00 cleaning fee.

              12% Florida Tax to be added.

              $500.00 refundable deposit.

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              Last updated: 11/19/2014
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              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Sand Trap
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Sarasota National
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US 41 South Tamiami Trail
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              2 Miles
              Nearest Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Superbly located near to all amenities, beaches and near to Old Venice. Minutes away from world famous shell hunting beaches and great restaurants to suit all tastes. Wonderful neighborhood where you can walk and bike.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: Owner Paul Berriff is a British Academy award winning television film director, cinematographer and fine art photographer who survived the collapse of the twin towers on 9/11. Paul is responsible for making many multi-award winning international documentaries and is the creator of hit shows such as Animal Planet’s ‘Animal Cops & Animal Precinct’. Paul is married to Hilary. They have two children and two grandchildren. While on film assignments they have lived in many cities across the United States. They also have a 17th century cottage in the English Yorkshire Dales. The Berriff’s have owned property in Sarasota County for over 20 years and have found Venice to be their jewel in the crown.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
              The house is in a private and very friendly community with superb views. It is located within one mile of the best shops and restaurants in Venice. We have lived on the west coast of Florida for nearly twelve years and just love the beaches and warm sea. Great for long walks or just lazing around on the beach.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The house has amazing large open plan rooms with lots of light. The front of the house overlooks a lake and at the rear the south facing lanai covered pool and patio overlook a lake with fantastic fountain. This is a real touch of paradise.

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              Speaks: english, german, italian



              • front of house and lake

                front of house and lake

              • lounge with patio, pool and lake

                lounge with patio, pool and lake

              • dining area and lounge

                dining area and lounge

              • continuation of the main lounge

                continuation of the main lounge

              • patio, pool and lake with fountain

                patio, pool and lake with fountain

              • view of lake from pool

                view of lake from pool

              • the second bedroom

                the second bedroom

              • view from second bedroom

                view from second bedroom

              • utility room

                utility room

              • one of the nearby lovely beaches

                one of the nearby lovely beaches

              • the rear of the house

                the rear of the house

              • lounge


              • the main lounge

                the main lounge

              • dining room

                dining room

              • the large master bedroom overlooking lake and pool

                the large master bedroom overlooking lake and pool

              • section of master bathroom

                section of master bathroom

              • Twin bedroom

                Twin bedroom

              • Nearby Venice Pier and Sharkys

                Nearby Venice Pier and Sharkys

              • Evening view from the patio

                Evening view from the patio

              VRBO #483251

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

              $3,428 - $4,900 per month (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 11/19/14
              Minimum stay: 28 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english, german, italian
              • Calendar last updated: 11/19/2014
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