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3 BR/2 1/2 BA Waterfront Heated Pool Can B Combined 5 BR/6 BA

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-12)

Beautiful new 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths (can be combined with next door unit to make 5 bedroom 4 full bath, 2 half baths and 2 kitchens to make the perfect private resort for a large family) plus pool bath. Rents to only one person or group at a time. Close to beaches, bike path, several golf courses, shopping. Gulf access sailboat canalfront with fully screened lanai and awesome private pool. 36 foot heated pool has sunpad and bench seating with a table for lunch, dinner, or cocktails in the pool. Also has 60 foot dock behind house for fishing, crabbing, or just hanging out. Docking your boat on-site may be available, if needed, and can fit 2 35ft boats.

Both units are fully furnished with new high end furnishings and decorations. First floors and baths have 20' porcelain tiles, upstairs hallway and bedrooms are carpeted. Pocket sliders on first floor open entire west wall up to lanai and pool. Master bedroom has elegant king size bed and wonderful private deck overlooking pool, canal, and marina. Master bath showers have shower seat. Second bedroom has a queen size bed and is directly connected to 2nd bath. Third bedroom has beautiful daybed with trundle and large private roofed and screened lanai. All bedrooms and living area have ceiling fans. Extremely comfortable and relaxing home and atmosphere. Beautifully landscaped with palms and flowering plants. Located across the canal is a marina. Boat lovers will love to sit back in a lounge chair and watch the big ones come and go. Stainless steel grill and bar area outside complete the package. Garage space can be arranged for a separate fee, otherwise outside off street parking is available for up to 4 cars per unit. Great alternative to Boca Grande rentals (only 5 miles away) for less than half the price. 3 bedroom unit has 1750 s.f of air conditioned space, when combined to make the 5 bedroom unit, there is a total of 3400 s.f. under a/c. 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath may also be available for rent separately. Prices will be less than the 3 bedroom rates

Enjoy amazing sunrise and sunset views from the second floor balconies with this east/west facing home. Community has public boat launch just a block away. You can access the Gulf of Mexico from the property. Last minute deals available. Call or email with your desired dates. Near Rotonda, Englewood, Cape Haze, Placida and Boca Grande. More pictures available on request.

Keywords: Duplex

More Details

frank bertone
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful place. Very peaceful. Pool is fantastic. Everything is new and very well kept. Enjoyed it very much. Will definitely come back! Thanks, Frank, for everything.

The Larsons
Dec 2007
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South Gulf Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This unit can be combined with the unit next door to make 5 Bd, 4 full bath, 2 1/2 Baths. Units also have an outside pool bath, across the canal from functioning marina, boat lovers will love it, also has dock available behind house, 10 golf courses within 10 miles.


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3 BR/2 1/2 BA Waterfront Heated Pool Can B Combined 5 BR/6 BA
average rating of 3.96875 based on 33 reviews

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place, centrally located to a lot of places. Owner available for questions and remedies.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and comfortable. Loved the pool

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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An Incredible Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you want to get away for a family vacation with no interruptions and away from the hustle and bustle of crowded towns, this is the place. We rented the whole house for a last minute trip and could not be happier. The house was perfect, the pool was warm, and everything we needed and more was there. With just a short 15 minute drive to some beautiful beaches (Gasparilla Island or Englewood Beach) we were able to enjoy sun, swim, and relaxation. In a heartbeat, we would definately do this again. We are grateful for the quick responses from the owner and everything else about this house. Thank you Frank and the cleaning crew for everything they did to make our trip memorable.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 5 of 5

Kids loved the pool! Renting both sides to accommodate our large family was perfect.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nothing wrong with this property

  • 5 of 5

Relative to the price, there was nothing wrong with this property and I would stay there again. This is not a five-star resort and yes, you do need to share the pool if someone is renting the other side of the duplex. I thought it was reasonably clean and accommodating. No issues. This is a good location for boaters or someone looking for a place to stay on fishing trips. We used it for a few days before we checked into another rental on the island and it was a nice extension to our vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Based on prior rentals through VRBO this one is barely average.....

  • 3 of 5

The home did not live up to it's billing based on reviews prior to 2017. Leading up to our stay, the owner was responsive to my questions. No complaints from a responsiveness standpoint. We rented both units. Both units were in just average condition. Decent space on both units. Wear and tear was evident in both units. Carpet buckling and not the cleanest. Stains on the ceiling of the lower levels. Thick layer of dust on top of the refrigerators. Neither unit had a sufficient number of TVs. The only functioning TV in either unit was in the family room. Only one of the bedrooms in both units had a tv and it was an old tube tv, about 25 inch, that whistled so loud you could not watch it. Not that we were here to watch TV but it would be nice to be able to spread out a little with larger groups (as has been the case in other VRBO rentals). One of the showers in the 2 bedroom unit did not drain properly (water backed up in the shower). We felt much more comfortable after taking an hour to wipe down and clean counters, tables, etc. Some spiderwebs and such in the house. I guess i would expect spiders being near the water but seems like they should not be evident from day 1 of your stay. The pool area is a good size but leaves something to be desired (torn cushions, cheap plastic chairs, tear in the screening). Seems like pool heater was working during our stay. The location was ok. No one to bother you. Off the beaten path a bit. Aside from the Marina across the canal, there was not much in the way of neighbors. So it was a quiet location. Personally just think the owner needs to take a visit to evaluate the overall condition of the home. With some carpet, painting and attention to other items mentioned above, it would be a great place to stay

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fort Myers (RSW) or Sarasota (SRQ)
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Boca Grande Island or Manasota Keyt
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.