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Our guests fall in love with the spacious & versatile layout. Perfect for friends or different generations holidaying together. The villa offers everyone a little luxury as well as privacy both in the house and on the wonderfully secluded pool deck..........
Luxuriously appointed with classic top quality furnishings this large villa has a separate family room , a split plan for the 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms and sleeps up to 8 people in comfort. The designer decor includes top quality furnishings throughout while antique pieces and vintage objects d'art complete the elegant but comfortable styling. Located next to the new golf course it is very private being screened by greenbelt with no immediate neighbours.
There is a large fully caged sunny deck area which is very private and faces south west. The sparkling pool can have additional electric heating (charged separately) and the added security of a child safety barrier for extra peace of mind with young children. There are plenty of sun loungers and if the sun becomes too hot or at the end of the day you can retreat under the large shaded lanai and relax with a book or enjoy an evening meal in the covered dining area with dining table and chairs, lighting and cooling fans. There is a gas BBQ grill.
The spacious interior has an elegant entry leading to a great room with deep sofas to relax in and a formal dining table for those special meals. The separate large 'eat-in' kitchen is well appointed with a dining table and chairs and breakfast bar, wood cabinets & granite counters. The cooker, microwave, dishwasher and a large fridge-freezer with ice maker and water cooler are all brand new stainless steel GE appliances in 2013. There is a coffee maker, electric kettle and toaster. Ample crockery, glasses and stainless steel cooking utensils are of course provided. You will even find egg cups and lobster crackers! It is linked by a large breakfast bar to the separate cozy family room with its large squishy sofas, a perfect place for watching the flat screen cable TV or DVD’s and listening to music on the CD player. A selection of CD’s, books, games and playing cards are provided. High speed internet is free so just bring your laptop. The laundry room has a washing machine, large sink, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.
There are 2 masters both en-suite. The huge main suite is located separately to the other bedrooms & has a luxury king size bed (a super king in the U.K.), TV with DVD player, his and hers walk in closets and it’s own private access to the pool deck. The en-suite has a walk-in shower, large marble bath to soak in and twin marble vanity units. The second suite has a queen size bed (a king in the U.K.) cable TV, walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with marble vanity, walk-in shower and also has private access to the pool deck. The third and fourth bedrooms each have two single beds, walk-in closets and use of the family bathroom which opens onto the pool area.
There is a double garage with powered remote door opening. For guests use there are 2 adult and 2 child bikes, tennis racquets, fishing rods, pool toys and those essentials for beach trips, coolers, chairs and an umbrella.
There is a full change of linen for each bedroom, ample towels for each bathroom and a good selection of beach towels.
This is a no smoking villa but pets may be allowed by agreement.
Our local professional maintenance company is always on hand to help you and look after you during your stay.
Our home is on Rotonda West in the quiet newer Pine Valley area. The deck faces south west and gets lots of sun, it is very private as it has undeveloped lots on both sides. At the back is a small area of greenbelt before the fairway of the golf course. It is a great place to watch the local wildlife of Gopher Tortoises, Armadillos and sometimes a Bobcat passing through.
At the heart of Rotonda is a 30 acre Community Park with free tennis courts, playground and bike trails through the nature reserve. Golf enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with 5 golf courses and 99 holes of golf on Rotonda alone all just 5 minutes away. Miles of quiet gulf coast beaches and waterways can be found just a short, easy drive away. Perfect for lazing on the sand, boating and fishing. Dining and shopping is easy and varied with supermarkets and local restaurants only a few minutes drive away plus malls and major restaurant chains only 20 minutes away.
Full changes of linen is provided for each bed.
The master suite has direct pool access, a flat screen TV with cable and DVD player, his & hers walk in closets. The second guest suite also has direct pool access, a walk-in closet and a flat screen TV with cable. The third and fourth bedrooms have two single beds each, walk-in closets and share of the family bathroom....moreless
Master en-suite has a walk-in shower, a marble soaking tub and marble topped separate his and hers vanity units. Plenty of towels and a hair dryer. Guest en-suite has a walk-in shower, twin marble vanity, plenty of towels and a hair dryer. The third bathroom which can also be accessed from the pool has a bath with shower over, marble vanity and plenty of towels. There is also a supply of beach towels....moreless
There are loungers, chairs and a full size undercover dining table on the deck and a large gas BBQ grill. Also provided are 2 adult & 2 child bikes, tennis racquets, fishing rods and bait boxes. Beach chairs, sun umbrella and coolers and pool toys.
The pool area has a child safety barrier which can be erected and is ideal for guests with small children.
The community park is less than 1 mile away and has free tennis courts, a child's playground and biking trails.
Our local, family run management company lives on Rotonda and are always happy to help with any enquiries or to quickly sort out any problems if they arise....moreless
There is a final cleaning fee of £90 as indicated, this is a one off payment per stay and does not vary with the number of guests.
Electric pool heating is available at £75 per week. (Recommended if you wish to use the pool in cooler months). This must be requested at time of booking
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Booking deposit is 20% non refundable to secure rental
Full balance of payment is due 60 days before booking commences. Prices include 12% Florida tax.
Payment can also be made in US Dollars at the current exchange rate, the rate is then held
Payment in Euros incurs a fee to cover bank charges
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Our home is on Rotonda West in the quiet newer Pine Valley area. The deck faces south west and gets lots of sun, it is very private as it has undeveloped lots on both sides. At the back is a small area of greenbelt between the yard and the newest golf course (ninth fairway). There are trees and sawgrass which screen the deck from the golfers but they are not so close as to block out the sun. It is a great place to watch the local wildlife of Gopher Tortoises, Armadillos and sometimes a Bobcat, it is the perfect spot to see many of Rotonda's residents passing through!
At the heart of Rotonda is a 30 acre Community Park with free tennis courts, playground and bike trails through the nature reserve.
Golf enthusiasts are spoilt for choice. Rotonda Golf and Country Club offers 100 holes over 5 courses, The Hills, Long Marsh, The Palms, The Links and Pinemoor all with well maintained fairways and greens. They challenge all skill levels with a selection of championship and beginner friendly courses 4 sets of tees, differing hazards, and multi-tiered greens. Special offer deals are available including cart hire, as are private lessons. Clubs can be hired by the round and there is a Pro shop and restaurant at the main club house.All just 5 minutes away! Travel just a little further and courses abound making this area a true golfers paradise.
Miles of quiet gulf coast beaches and the barrier islands can be found just a short, easy drive away as can the myriad of waterways, canals, lakes, rivers and harbours which make up this unique area. Perfect for lazing on the sand, boating or enjoying some world class fishing from the beaches, piers and rivers piers. Or book a backwater or sport fishing trip for Marlin, Tarpon and Shark or simply hire a boat and enjoy the water, it’s an excellent way to go dolphin and manatee spotting too.
There is great dining and shopping, local supermarkets and restaurants are only 5 minutes drive away with shopping malls, major food chains and a cinema at Port Charlotte a 15-20 minutes drive. There are a selection of major outlet malls about one and a half hours drive from the villa.
It is an easy one hour drive from the beautiful city of Sarasota, one and a half hours from Tampa or two and a half hours from the Orlando theme parks.
About the owner: I am a retired medical doctor and my wife Ann is a retired company director. We live in a victorian cottage in rural Suffolk, England that we share with two and cats and two dogs!