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Special offer: January 31-Feb.7 last minute opening only $1995 per week! Details
...On a quiet street just a short 5 minute walk to spectacular Venice beaches and longer stroll to the picturesque palm tree-lined town center, our Venice Island vacation house offers the perfect vacation! Highly-desired Island of Venice location! We offer Saturday to Saturday weekly stays year-round. (monthly stay option only for january. Please do not inquire about monthly or longer stays unless it is for January). Saturday is our arrival/departure day due to cleaning schedule like most vacation houses in area- sorry no exceptions. 1 week minimum reservations. (still good value even if you can't stay entire time) Sorry absolutely no pets. no smoking.
With its breathtaking gulf waters, tropic climate, small-town charm, friendly atmosphere and pristine environment, Venice attracts visitors from all over the world. This Island house offers a stunning, brand new resort-like private heated pool in backyard showcasing multiple fountains water feature, massage therapy jets in swimout, Cancun Blue Pebbletec water color, upscale paver pool deck, Multiple colors LED pool lighting, and outdoor shower. For families with kids who can swim well as pool is close to back door. Plus large open-air paver patio area with dining set & comfortable lounge chairs. Pool-side happy hour anyone? New free-standing wicker pool-side bar set!! You will feel right at home in this attractive vacation home with 3 bedrooms (2 with king beds, & 3rd bedroom has deluxe bunk-bed set which can sleep up to 4 (twin bunk over full bunk and a twin trundle under the full bunk) - plus 2 new queen-size sofa sleepers in family room), two full bathrooms, family room with new large high-definition flatscreen LED TV, kitchen, and 'Florida Room.' Guests love to 'dine in' with our gourmet kitchen with granite counters, granite island, cherry cabinets, new stainless steel appliances. If you don't feel like cooking, the area offers top restaurants at reasonable prices & fantastic local Venice Theater. Relax in your master bedroom suite with new bed linens, walk-in closet, desk, TV, and private master bathroom with double cherry vanities and Tuscan tile shower.
Our Venice Island home will comfortably accommodate a family of 8 or up to 10-12 in a pinch using sofa sleepers - but it's also perfect for 2-3 couples traveling together, or as a romantic & spacious getaway for two. Most of our guests are 'repeats' we are happy to say.
This Venice Island house was recently renovated with new stucco/freshly painted exterior, over-sized ceramic tile floors, new windows, new furnishings, recessed lighting and deluxe pool area. Central AC/electric heat. Beach days are a breeze with rolling beach cart which holds the provided beach chairs, beach/pool towels, insulated beach bag/soft cooler, beach umbrella, and beach toys. Bike rental option with free delivery to house. Biking is very popular on Venice Island.
Venice Island is located in Southwest Florida, near Sarasota along the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico. Recently featured in 'Coastal Living' magazine as the 'Mediterranean Mayberry,' Venice Island offers a friendliness level and relaxed lifestyle beyond compare. We are just crazy about Venice - and consider it a 'best kept secret' in vacation destinations. Visit once & you will be hooked on it's charm
Get in shape or stay in shape on vacation with free yoga classes on the beach at end of Venice Ave. Island's public golf course with 27 holes less & affordable green fees than half mile from house. Tennis rackets available for guest use. Public Tennis courts & shuffleboard about 1 mile away. After beach or fitness time, relax at 'your beach home' with beautiful new private pool area, HDTV, growing book collection; and favorite family board games: Trivia Pursuit, Monopoly, Scrabble, Candyland, Poker, etc. Free high-speed, wireless internet access for guests who bring their laptop (or can walk to library for computer use). Please note: small island airport near-by - we have never have had any noise complaints with it because strict noise restrictions- small aircrafts only like medical flights, daylight hours (with a fantastic breakfast/lunch diner - the best omelets & cuban sandwiches in town!). Opposite is true-this is a very quiet family-friendly residential beach area - you will sleep well! Neighbors & other vacationers enjoy their peace & quiet so we seek low-key, quiet vacationers to keep everyone happy. Many of our guests return year after year as a family tradition.
Other Amenities: Tennis rackets available for guest use. Free yoga classes on the beach! Outdoor shower comes in handy post-beach. New Vanities in Both Bathrooms, One Bathroom has Bath/Shower Combination and the Other has New Large Tiled Shower with double vanities, Other amenities include a spacious backyard, walk-in closet in master suite, Free Cable TV,DVD, new deluxe patio table and chairs, Ironing Board and Iron, Rolling Beach Cart, Beach Toys, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Insulated soft cooler. No Pets - do not inquire about pets as we do not make exceptions. no smoking, no parties/events or noisy gatherings of any kind at property, guests must be 25 years old or older or staying with parents/guardians. This is for weekly stays - Saturday is our arrival & departure day-no exceptions. Low key, quiet vacationers only as year-round neighbors like their peace & quiet so we match with like-minded guests. In return you will enjoy a wonderfully relaxing quiet escape!
Newly renovated, well-equipped kitchen with MANY upscale features. Guest save big bucks 'dining in' if they wish or area has many reasonably priced restaurants. Granite counters & stainless steel appliances. Tile floors throughout! Florida Room with French Doors overlooking private pool with fountains water feature...moreless
Special offer: January 31-Feb.7 last minute opening only $1995 per week!
Escape the cold in sunny Florida - last minute opening!! January 31-Feb.7 only $1995/per week last minute special (savings of more than $400!!!) + 12% tax, $125 house/pool cleaning fee; $49 damage waiver fee. Very popular venice island private pool house in fantastic location! Just updated by interior designer with new furnishings. New pool with multiple fountains water feature& Cancun Blue.
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jan & early feb 2015
Jan 10 - Feb 6, 2015
7 night min stay
Feb - April 2015
Feb 7 - Apr 10, 2015
7 night min stay
Apr 11 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay
Aug 15 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay
Aug. 29-Nov. 20
Aug 29 - Nov 20, 2015
7 night min stay
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Saturday to Saturday stays (mainly weekly stay place-no monthly discounts. 1 week min. stay. Full payment needed to reserve dates. credit cards accepted. reservations are non-refundable like most houses. we suggest trip insurance from www.insuremytrip.com or www.travelguard.com at reasonable rates to fully cover your trip. 3 pm check in. 10 am check out. no pets/no smoking inside or out.
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On desirable 'Island of Venice' - short 5 minute walk to beautiful beach & longer 8/10 mile walk to scenic town center filled with unique shops & restaurants! Hunt for the pre-historic sharks teeth Venice is famous for! (shark's tooth catcher at house) Location, location, location! For a little sunset watching and live music, the home is walkable to 'lots to do' including the very popular Sharky's ocean-front restaurant/Tiki Bar for amazing sunsets; and Venice Pier for the best fishing. Gorgeous brand new private pool in backyard! We are close to the island's public golf course & tennis courts - and short drive to 5 challenging public and semi-private golf courses. Short few minute walk to the beach on sidewalk and close to the historic downtown district filled with Northern Italian architecture, charming boutiques, antique stores, ice-cream shops, and first-rate restaurants. You can also walk to the new Community Center (exercise & art classes, special events and concerts), Art Center, Library (on our street), even the Publix Grocery Store. Great day trips to Sanibel, Orlando's many theme parks - Disney World, Epcot, Seaworld, Tampa's Busch Gardens; Sarasota's many cultural attraction; Natural springs spa.
Other Activities: 'Shark's Tooth Hunting, sunset watching, beach walking, fishing, scuba diving, boating, wildlife viewing, miniature golf, health/beauty spa, ocean swimming, bike riding, surfing, antique shopping, bargain shopping, boutique shopping & casual dining, fantastic local theatre & many unique special events.
Year Purchased: 2005
About: My husband and I met in near-by Longboat Key Florida years ago. We discovered the ultra-charming Venice Island area about ten years ago - one of the best kept secrets in vacation destinations! Now we have many guests hooked on Venice Island's unique appeal.
Why Private Homes:
Location, location, location! Our guests can walk to the Gulf of Mexico, Fishing Pier & popular Sharky's Tiki Bar/restaurant in 5 minutes! Or guests can take a longer walk to the Historic district with charming shops, restaurants including the new very popular Daiquiri Deck restaurant & bar; tennis & shuffleboard courts, fantastic theater, parks, playgrounds; & amazing ice cream. The library, new Community Center & Art Center are all on our street and guests can drop in these great places as they head to Venice Avenue. Kids can run through the children's fountain on Venice Ave. & enjoy finding pre-historic sharks teeth for everyone in their class! Teens & guests of all ages can participate in numerous watersports with nearby rentals of SUPs, kayaks, parasailing, boats, scuba diving, etc. There is so much to do close to the vacation house or you can chill out and do nothing but relax:).
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our talented interior designer has renovated this Venice Island house so that it is very inviting, and not like a typical rental place. We think you will feel right at home! The central Island location has been great. Our guests love how the new private pool turned out with the multiple fountains water feature, massage therapy jets in swimout, cool Cancun Blue water color. We treat our guests like family! We are proud that many guests come back each year as their family tradition. Each guests receives our frequently updated guest guide with the inside scoop on best restaurants, local activities, etc. so they can feel like a local.
Gorgeous private heated pool with multiple fountains water feature!
Hunt for pre-historic sharks teeth Venice is famous for!
Our talented interior designer created a very relaxing escape!
Private master bathroom with double vanities & Tuscan-tiled shower
Short walk to popular Sharky's ocean-front Tiki Bar/restaurant for Sunsets!
Dine-in in style or enjoy our many great restaurants. Dining room with pool view
massage therapy jets in swimout, paver deck, outdoor shower, Cancun Blue water!
Tiled shower/tub combination & new vanity in guest bathroom
Family fun on the beach = priceless!
Beach toys, beach umbrella, towels, boogie boards all provided!
Get your game on at our nice public tennis or island's 27 hole golf course.
Its ALWAYS 5 o'clock in Venice - guests love the new Daiquiri Deck on Venice Ave
Guests LOVE our gourmet kitchen with granite counters & island
Interior designer created family room with 2 sofa sleepers & new flat screen TV
Relax in master bedroom suite with king bed & all new furniture! walk-in closet
Very popular Venice Island private pool house enjoys many happy repeat guests!
Enjoy pancakes & mimosas in light-filled Florida room overlooking private pool
Rare feature-2 bedrooms have king-size beds! new bed linens & flat screen TV
Deluxe bunks-twin over full bed & twin trundle slides out under full to sleep 4
Our breathtaking beaches never get crowded. Beach gear provided!
Enjoy delicious food and great views at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant
Little ones love to splash in popular Venice Ave Children's Fountain!
Shop til you drop in Venice's many charming boutiques.
The fishing opportunities are endless!
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