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Comfortable living room features 39 inch HD LED TV and BluRay player


Last updated: 12/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Our spacious Villa Grande home is located just minutes away from the popular Sharky's restaurant, downtown Venice and several fabulous *free* beaches.

A single story villa, it is fully updated with tile floors throughout and features a split design separating the two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Many amenities are provided to make your vacation relaxing, including beach chairs, pool noodles, beach umbrella, beach towels, beach toys, shark's tooth strainer and two beach cruiser bicycles with front baskets.

We are the owners of this home and respond to *every* inquiry within hours. Why deal with 'managers' when you can deal with someone who takes pride in the home that they own?

Visit beautiful Venice Island. Shop, eat and enjoy the sunny Florida scenery. Venice, Florida is known as the 'Shark's Tooth Capital of the World' and your vacation paradise is only minutes from Caspersen Beach where you can scoop shark's teeth right out of the shallows. Don't worry, these teeth aren't new, they're prehistoric.

One side of Villa Grande features the master bedroom boasting a king size bed and a walk-in closet with plenty of room for your clothes. The master bathroom has a tub, shower, towel closet and plenty of counter space on the vanity. Feel extra pampered with the plush spa towels and spa robes provided for you during your stay.

On the other side of the home, a pocket door gives the second bedroom its own living area with access to a full second bathroom. The bedroom includes a queen size bed and a roomy closet for all of those new 'Shark's Tooth Capital' t-shirts. The second bathroom has a spacious vanity top, large mirror and a large walk-in shower.

Also offered is one fold-out Simmons DreamSleep twin bed with very comfy memory foam mattress and a roomy full mattress sized sofa bed in the Florida room.

The kitchen features a breakfast bar and is fully stocked with pots, pans, gadgets and updated appliances - including dishwasher. We also stock spices, coffee, salt, pepper, sugar and other basics that you don't have to buy at the store. We provide paper towels, toilet paper, laundry soap, dishwasher soap and some sample sizes of toothpaste, mouthwash etc so the only thing you need to shop for is perishable food that you'd like to cook at home.

Sit back and relax after a day on the beach in the Living Room, which features a 39 inch flat screen TV, Verizon FIOS HD TV and high speed wireless Internet access (WiFi). Telephones feature free unlimited local and national calling in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as to 70 countries.

Throw open the French door and let the breeze pour in as you enjoy a little coffee or tea. Dine outside while enjoying the Florida sunshine under the palm trees while your kids or pets play in the fenced yard.

The garage is attached and includes automatic door control and full size washer and dryer for drying those wet bathing suits, washing those towels you were sitting on at the beach or getting your clothes cleaned of one adventure and ready for the next.

Villa Grande has ceiling fans throughout as well as central air and heating.

One feature which we believe sets our property apart from many others is that we change the locks after every guest and the lock box code you are given to access the house is individualized and never the same. There are no cleaning people or contractors who will have a key to the house. As the property owners, we respect your privacy and value your security.

Venice is a very beautiful and laid back city and you're sure to meet other friendly people biking the Legacy Trail and walking as you take a stroll or walk your dog. The local area has several dog parks and Brohard Paw Park Dog Beach where your pooch can run free.

Included with your stay is a pass to the South Venice Beach Ferry. Experience nostalgic 'Old Florida' as you take a 4 minute ride on the ferry to the beach which is only accessible to people with ferry passes. The beach ferry has turned out to be a favorite with our guests!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Most pets are OK - please check with owner...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

                Includes private bathroom and walk in closet...moreless

              • Second Bedroom: 1 queen

                Has pocket door that allows private access to guest bathroom...moreless

              • Additional sleeping includes: 1) Simmons Memory Foam DreamSleep folding twin bed 2) one Full sized sofa bed in the Florida room. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Guest Bathroom: toilet, shower


              • Guest bathroom has walk-in shower - no tub

              Other Amenities

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                  • Books:

                    Small collection of fiction and non-fiction books available...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Blu-Ray player...moreless

                  • Television:

                    39' HD LED TV...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Beach boogie board, two adult beach cruisers, noodles, shark's tooth strainer...moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    Also outdoor dining on back patio with grill Outdoor patio table with umbrella seats 6...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central A/C...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage:

                    Roomy one car garage with inside entrance and garage door opener remote provided...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heat when needed...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless Internet provided (FIOS)...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Large open living room with 39' HD LED TV and Blu-Ray player...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Parking for 4 cars...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Internet telephone (Vonage) with free calling to US and Canada and at least 50 countries...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Luxurious spa towels provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Also laundry soap and fabric softener provided...moreless


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully stocked with utensils, dishes, glassware, pots and pans, even a small electric juicer...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic spices, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper included to start you off...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Bicycles:

                    Both beach cruisers have front mounted wire baskets...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Outdoor table seats 6 with umbrella for shade in the morning...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Numerous golf courses to choose from (not included with stay)...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Spacious privacy FENCED yard...moreless



                  Write a review 5
                  from 16 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  November/December 2014
                  Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $980 $3,100
                  High Season
                  Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  26 night min stay

                  April 2015
                  Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  Summer 2015
                  May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $875 $3,330
                  Fall 2015
                  Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $1,185 $4,470
                  2016 Season
                  Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2016
                  28 night min stay

                  Spring 2016
                  Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016
                  5 night min stay
                  $1,185 $4,470
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
                  • Cleaning Fee $135 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 12%


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                  Stays of 28 nights or more - pet fee $100 for up to 3 pets

                  Accept most major credit cards as well as electronic checks

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                  Last updated: 12/06/2014
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                  • Sharky's on the Pier

                    "Sharky's on the Pier is THE spot to visit for food and live music right on the beach at the ..."

                  • Legacy Bike Trail

                    "The Legacy Trail between Sarasota and Venice covers 10 miles and runs along a former CSX Rai..."

                  • Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant

                  • Caspersen Beach

                    "Scour the beach and surf for prehistoric shark's teeth - plenty still left for the taking. C..."

                  • Brohard Paw Park

                    "Let your doggies enjoy the beach at Brohard Paw Park! Fenced access to the beach and then l..."

                  • Venice Pier

                    "No fishing license needed to fish from the Venice Fishing Pier. A tackle shop is right on th..."

                  • Venice Area Audubon Society

                    "The Venice Rookery is free and full of exotic birds who roost there every night and hang out..."

                  • South Venice Beach Ferry and Boat Ramp

                    "For a unique "old Florida" experience, take the South Venice Beach Ferry to the private beac..."

                  • Venice Little Theatre

                    "Unique small town live theater is sure to entertain!"

                  • Siesta Key Beach

                    "Gorgeous sugar soft white sand on a spacious beach is a must see beach trip only 25 minutes ..."

                  • Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

                    "Mote Marine Aquarium is a great stop for families - only 25 minutes north of Venice in Sarasota"

                  • Warm Mineral Springs

                    "Take a dip in the warm mineral rich water of Warm Mineral Springs. Water temperature is 86 d..."

                  • Tropical Retreat with Private Beach Access/Wireless Internet/Bikes

                    "Breezy Villa can be found on VRBO at"

                  • Myakka River State Park

                    "Take an airboat ride around Myakka Lake to see alligators and lots of exotic birds that make..."

                  • Venice Main Street

                  • Venetian Waterway Park

                    "This scenic 10-mile trail was developed by Venice Area Beautification Inc. with assistance f..."

                  • The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

                    "This museum is not just for circus lovers. It has become the official Florida State Art Muse..."

                  • Brewburger's Pub and Grill

                    "Popular place in Venice to get a great burger and enjoy a selection of micro brews. Often th..."

                  • Angelo's Italian Market Inc

                    "Great place for some REAL Italian food. Part Italian Market and part sit down dining, you wi..."

                  • Brewburger's Pub and Grill

                    "Nice little micro brewery with great pub food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Popular in Ve..."

                  • Herman's Meats

                    "Family run old fashioned neighborhood butcher with excellent quality fresh meats and lunch m..."

                  • Benny Bada Bings Pizza

                    "Everyone feels like part of the "family" here at Benny's Bada Bing - great Italian food and ..."

                  • The Dome Flea Market

                    "A collection of local fish and vegetables as well as crafts and all sorts of eclectic flea m..."

                  • Yoga on the Beach with Elin

                    "Free yoga on the beach every morning at Venice Beach with Elin - definitely a highlight of y..."

                  28 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sarasota Bradenton Airport
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The British Open
                  1.1 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  South Venice Beach Ferry
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Pelican Pointe Golf Community
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 41 - Tamiami Trail
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Bonefish Grill
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Manasota Beach

                  Car: Recommended

                  Nearby attractions include: Siesta Key, Myakka State Park, Mote Aquarium, Venice Island Boutique Shopping, Venice Fishing Pier, Orlando and Disney World (2 hours), Caspersen Beach, Sharky's on the Beach restaurant, Fox Lea Farm with many horse shows and activities is only 15 minutes away


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: My significant other Dan and I live in Venice so we can take care of any issues with the house ourselves. We visited the area in December 2011 from Pennsylvania and during our stay we decided to move here and have never looked back.

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                  We chose this house to offer as a seasonal rental because it is conveniently located yet also in a quiet residential neighborhood. We added a privacy fence to the spacious back yard and changed the flooring to ceramic tile so that we can accommodate travelers with their pets.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  House is on a spacious corner lot with a tropical garden feel. Back yard is completely privacy fenced. Floor plan is open and spacious feeling.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • Comfortable living room features 39 inch HD LED TV and BluRay player

                    Comfortable living room features 39 inch HD LED TV and BluRay player

                  • Dining area seats four and breakfast bar seats two

                    Dining area seats four and breakfast bar seats two

                  • Fully stocked kitchen

                    Fully stocked kitchen

                  • Kitchen opens up to breakfast bar and Florida room

                    Kitchen opens up to breakfast bar and Florida room

                  • Queen bed in second bedroom with pocket door and its own bathroom

                    Queen bed in second bedroom with pocket door and its own bathroom

                  • Private patio dining seats 6

                    Private patio dining seats 6

                  • Spacious fenced yard

                    Spacious fenced yard

                  • Villa Grande Floor Plan

                    Villa Grande Floor Plan

                  • Enjoy the sunset from Venice Fishing Pier

                    Enjoy the sunset from Venice Fishing Pier

                  • Master bedroom has king bed, walk-in closet and full bath

                    Master bedroom has king bed, walk-in closet and full bath

                  • Grill up some burgers on the private back patio

                    Grill up some burgers on the private back patio

                  • View of Sharkys on the Pier restaurant from Venice Fishing Pier

                    View of Sharkys on the Pier restaurant from Venice Fishing Pier

                  • Sunset at Siesta Key Beach

                    Sunset at Siesta Key Beach

                  VRBO #489509

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

                  $115 - $169 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/06/14
                  Minimum stay: 5-28 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
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