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Last updated: 08/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: SUPER LOW SUMMER RATES@ 30.00 per night + Details

Property description

LARGE 3BEDROOM, SLEEPS 6! Located in a charming small deed restricted community just 10 minutes from down town Punta Gorda. The setting on Shell Creek affords a view overlooking a huge environmentally protected area with spectacular wildlife and sunset scenes. There is a fishing/ boat dock right in your back yard and a community boat ramp just down the street. HOT TUB , A BOAT and BIKES ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR RENTAL It is the perfect hide away for the nature lover who seeks peace and quiet and who wants to relax and forget all the troubles of this world.
The charming, historical town of Punta Gorda is known for its Art Galleries, Gourmet Restaurants and scenic Parks. Spend some time in Fisherman's Village Marina with its cute shops and Seafood Restaurants overlooking the prestine Charlotte Harbor.
Grocery shops, Medical Facilities, Post Office and other important facilities are just short distance away.
The nearest Airport is the Fort Myers Int. airport .


Surrounding Attractions: Fishermen's Village Marina: Boat docks for large boats, cute shops, gourmet restaurants, live music, dance and fun.
Historical Town of Punta Gorda: Enjoy the great food served on the 'restaurant strip' on Marion Ave.
Play a game of Tennis in the Gilchrist Park, take a leisurely walking tour along the Charlotte Harbor waters edge.
View the amazing details of our historical homes and the rich splendour of our local art galleries.
There is also the Art Guild with shows of our local artists and classes to learn different painting techniques or photographic skills.
Off course your grocery shops/ banks and medical facilities are not far from the house.
It is just a short drive to reach the Interstate 75 and visit the nearby towns of Venice, Englewood, Sarasota and Fort Myers.
I promise you, you will not run out of things to do. Please, ask me for extra fliers, maps etc.

About the house : LARGE 3 BEDROOM HOME/ SLEEPS 6 PEOPLE. Charming older Country House in a 'deed restricted ' subdivision. Peaceful and quiet, small subdivision with its own boat ramp. Well kept homes, nice neighbors. This home is spacious with extra rooms besides the 2 bedrooms : it features a small den for your hobbies plus office space. The huge master bedroom features a 'Franklin Stove' and built in display and book shelfs. The Living / Dining room is light and cheerful. The many glass sliders offer a great views onto the garden and creek areas.The charming front patio with stone table and benches is facing the rising morning sun and makes a perfect spot to have your first cup of cafe...The huge 40' lanai at the rear features a Jacuzzi and offers plenty of space for relaxation and entertaining... the sunsets from here are extra special.... get away from it all and relax in this rare to find Florida environment....

About the Shell Creek: The Shell Creek is one of Charlotte County's best kept Secrets and at the same time a most desirable fishing ground for the few people who know about it. It's a fresh water creek which leads into the Peache River and from here into the Charlotte Harbor.... ( from here you can reach the Intra coastal and the Gulf of Mexico. ) Fishing is plentiful here ! It's also a Nature- and Bird watchers paradise. As far as your eyes can see across the Creek it's all environmentally protected land... Gorgeous sunsets to be watched from your huge lanai... the perfect place to fish, play and relax....

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    We have no minimum or maximum age for our guests. We housed young parents with newborn babies as well as real old adults. Off course use your common sense for secure vacations, ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you must smoke only OUTSIDE, really outside not in screened area PLEASE. Keep doors and windows shut when you smoke outside, a breeze can bring the smoke inside. THANK YOU !!!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    The owner is pet friendly, off course your pet needs to be neighborhood friendly and house trained, not a puppy who can bite off furniture and upholstery...Always clean up after your pets used " toilett "...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    We had guests in wheel chairs, it can work in limited ways, only access through the garage, bath room access tide !!! there are two low stoops ( 2") ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    MASTER BEDROOM SUITE...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    GUEST ROOM...moreless

  • LARGE HOME SUITABLE FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN OR OTHER GROUPS. BOAT AND BIKES ARE INCLUDED IN RENTAL, PLUS FISHING RODS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. THIS CHARMING COUNTRY HOUSE IS A PERFECT VACATION SPOT FOR PEACE AND RELAXATION AND OFFERS NATURE VIEWS WITH LOTS OF WILD LIFE TO OBSERVE !...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • The main bath room is divided into two parts: toilette and tub/ shower combo in one area, dressing room with large closet and sink in the other part. The second bath room is small but efficient with a tiled shower stall....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The large 'Hot Tub' or AKA 'Jacuzzi' is located in the huge, 40' long screened porch/lanai. Rustic country style brick floor. Perfect for your entertaining pleasures as well as for relaxation to get away from it all. From here you can watch the wild life or enjoy the amazing sunsets the West coast is known for. In front of the house is a little patio with stone table and benches, perfect for your first cup of cafe' because it faces east and allows you to enjoy the first warm Florida sunrays of the day! Let me know, if you bring children, I will provide for little kiddie chairs and sleeping cots ad toys suitable for the age. The entire home is tiled with the exception of one bedroom. There is a single car garage . In the yard you will find a swing facing the romantic Shell Creek and also a table with chairs , . You can enjoy your gourmet grill dinner in the shade of the large oaks....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have plenty of good reading in office room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV ( satellite )...moreless

  • Television:

    Yes, TV in each room...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys for your kids by request, pending on age of the child we supply certain type of toys and a small bike, but we do not have everything off course...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River:

    The property is located on Shell Creek, which is a arm of the peace river with boating access to open waters. excellent fishing, nature watching , boating, Eco Tours...moreless

  • Rural:

    This is a small private community which is well maintained . We have our own boat ramp for residence or guests only. This is a No through traffic little subdivision quiet, private and peaceful...moreless

  • Water View:

    Dock in Back yard...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This home is located on the Shell Creek, a side arm of the Peace River. We feature a boat / fishing dock. A Paddle Boat is tied up here for your enjoyment. The scenery is awesome,,,lots of wildlife ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    On Shell Creek, part of the Peace River, ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    As you see on the photos, we do have a nice dining area with a larger table, sits 6 , a nice china cabinet. also wine bottle holder and small fold up tray tables...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air / heat electric throughout main house. Separate wall units in guest bedroom, and den...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    yes, full size cloth dryer ( No laundry hanging outside please, this is a clean, deed restricted subdivision )...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    We do have a " Frankling Stove ", cast iron fire place. wood is in the yard. PLEASE USE CAUTION when using, always put safety screen up...moreless

  • Garage:

    1 car garage...moreless

  • Heating:

    Electric, central...moreless

  • Internet:

    We do have WiFi in house by Century Link, Code on back of black box : eq000981952...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, all linen, day covers, new pillows etc. etc. are included, ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    We feature two living room areas, a day room where the dining area is, and a night room combo with master bedroom. We also feature a den and office / with book case etc....moreless

  • Parking:

    1 car Garage and several out side drive way parking lots....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local phone line by Century Link ( 941-639-6822 ) incoming calls and local service only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Yes, plenty of towels in both bath rooms...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Yes, full size washing machine...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    yes, a cast iron Franklin stove, wood is in yard. Please use caution and always put screen up....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have a normal type of café machine...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All normal household dishes, pots, pans, silverware , glasses etc. are supplied. As well as Toaster, Café Maker and Tea pot, small mixer, can opener, cutting boards...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    It's a Galley kitchen.Normal size refrige and stove, lots of cabinets and counter space. No dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Separate microwave on counter...moreless

  • Oven:

    Oven / stove combo...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sometimes you will find sugar, café, tea, salt pepper etc. that have been left... however we don't re-use open jelly glasses, mustard and such for health reason......moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    2 adult bikes " swinn styule " are in the garage, we can also bring additional bikes upon your request....moreless

  • Boat:

    We supply a " paddle Boat " .it seats 4. You paddle it like a bicycle. it's safe and quiet, perfect for your own private Eco tours around the Shell Creek area, bird watching . We do have alligators...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    We have a outside deck/patio for your sun chairs. also a dock down by the water...moreless

  • Golf:

    Charlotte County features about 11 Golf Courses. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    A huge screened lanai features pleanty of seating for your BBQ dinners...also the hot tub is located in screened lanai....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The house has lawns and gardens, all very natural and eco type of plants are use. Several huge Live oaks shade the yard. ,a cute little front patio with stone benches and tab ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We do have an outside grill used with charco. DO NOT USE THE GRILL ON THE INSIDE SCREEN LANAI OR ON THE OUTSIDE PATIO.... Only use in grassy area away from house... use your common sense for safety....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Several Tennis places within minutes by car . Punta Gorda Gilcrest Park on Charlotte Harbor and also in Port Charlotte I Charlotte County Beach complex are two of the best, but there are others......moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    We have a large hot tub In the screened area. It sits 6 people, please ask if you wish to have it turned on prior to your arrival, or turn on and off per your needs......moreless

 

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Special offer: SUPER LOW SUMMER RATES@ 30.00 per night +

This charming, vintage home on the River will suit any out door and nature lover. Bird watching, fishing , angling, boating, biking etc. The inside of the home offers a cozy atmosphere , peace, tranquility and privacy ! It's also within 10 minutes or so from down town Punta Gorda, a charming historical town with lots of art , fine dining and entertaining. Take a break from your hectic schedule!

Offer for: Aug 3, 2016 - Oct 31, 2016 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer Season
May 1 - Nov 30, 2016
7 night min stay
$35
$1,000
Florida Winter Season
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay
$95
$2,334
Summer 2017
May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
7 night min stay
$50
$1,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$72 $74
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,536
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • cleaning fee $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change.

Rent by the week, by the month or long term over 6 months. ( no tax required for long term )

NONE SMOKING PLEASE IN HOUSE AND IN SCREENED AREA !


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers Int., Sarasota and Punta Gorda
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tally's Pub PG, Deans PG, Jacks PG
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Publ Ferry to Gasparilla Island ,Ester St. Placida
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
We have 15 Golf courses in Charlotte County
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 75
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
PeaceRiver Seafood, BBQ, Pizza, Tai Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
2in Englewood , 2 in Boca Grande , Port Charlotte

Car: Necessary

This charming country house is located just 10 Minutes east of the historical down town of Punta Gorda. Off Hwy 17 it is in close proximity to shopping, restaurants and medical services, but secluded, peaceful and quiet. From here you can reach the Interstate 75 within Minutes in order to reach the nearest larger towns such as Fort Myers and Sarasota, both about 1/2 hour drive. Go further East on Hwy 17 and you find the charming old town of Arcadia, a paradise for Antique Hunters and Rodeo Lovers. You can fish from your own dock in your backyard, take an eco tour or canoe trip or even bring your own boat, there is a boat ramp within this subdivision. Rental boats are also available near by and you can go on a day boat trip to nearby islands or on a Deep Sea Fishing tour with a tour company out of Fisherman's village. There is dance and live music at times in different places. In short: You and your family can find all sorts of things to do in order to have fun on your vacation.

Other Activities: BOATING, FISHING, GRILLING, BIRD & WILDLIFE WATCHING, RELAXING

Golf: 15 Golf Clubs in Chalotte County area, within 15 minutes to 45 minutes drive.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

About the owner: I am a German Girl, immigrated in 1978 . Now I am a proud US citizen ! I love the out doors, gardening, traveling, boating and animals. I am a REALTOR since 1984 in Charlotte County. I live in Port Charlotte in the same house since 1984 and love this area.

Why the Owner Chose Punta Gorda, FL, USA:
This property is for the out door lovers, bird watchers, Fishermen and women and for the boaters. This charming old style Florida home offers a quiet and peaceful atmosphere to relax and re-charge ! Located on Shell Creek, overlooking hundreds of acres of environmental land from the back yard. This home is only a few minutes away from the little historical town of Punta Gorda where you can visit local Gourmet Restaurants, Art Shops, Boutiques and scenic Parks and Marinas . Many events are planned throughout the year. The home also allows for a quick access to Interstate 75 that connects to larger towns and cities on the West Coast like Ft. Myers, Naples, Sarasota, St,. Petersburg etc.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The unique setting of this home on Shell Creek offers peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. It is located in a small Deed Restricted Community called THREE RIVERS. Friendly neighbors will welcome you, it is a child friendly and pet friendly neighborhood where everybody will know your name.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german

 

Photos

  • Front Patio

    Front Patio

  • Patio

    Patio

  • House front view

    House front view

  • Sun Deck in rear of house

    Sun Deck in rear of house

  • Your Private Dock on Shell Creek

    Your Private Dock on Shell Creek

  • Without words...just enjoy.....

    Without words...just enjoy.....

  • Relax in Lanai with Spa....

    Relax in Lanai with Spa....

  • Sitting Area in Evening Room

    Sitting Area in Evening Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • LIVING AREA

    LIVING AREA

  • Large Separate Guest Room with aundry

    Large Separate Guest Room with aundry

  • Front Patio with stone table and benches

    Front Patio with stone table and benches

  • Entrance area

    Entrance area

  • House rear view

    House rear view

  • Paddle Wheel Boat

    Paddle Wheel Boat

  • Back Yard Swing with Creek view

    Back Yard Swing with Creek view

  • Heated Spa and Lanai with Nature Views

    Heated Spa and Lanai with Nature Views

  • Enjoy your meals on large Lanai ...

    Enjoy your meals on large Lanai ...

  • Master Bedroom Suite

    Master Bedroom Suite

  • Cozy Franklin Stove....

    Cozy Franklin Stove....

  • LIVING and DINING AREA

    LIVING and DINING AREA

  • Eingang Foyer

    Eingang Foyer

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