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Luxury Pool Home Viewing Pond & Golf Course

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-9)

This fully air-conditioned fully furnished home is relatively new to the market and boasts a peaceful and serene setting. The beautiful over-sized Lanai surrounds a heated saltwater pool with a waterfall providing a soothing effect.

Looking out over the pool from the security of the lanai you will on occasion see a small gator in the golf course pond. Please keep away & do not feed any gator (it's illegal).

There you will also see a bounty of wildlife (ibis, egret, wood storks, cranes, herons, osprey, annhingas, cormorants, and gopher turtles.).

You also overlook the approach to the green of the Par-5 Eleventh Hole on the Hills Course of the Rotonda Golf Development.

All patio doors open to the Pool/Lanai, and all rooms have Casablanca Fans. There is a pass-through window from the kitchen to the Lanai for serving snacks and beverages.

The landscaping is very alluring and supports the local wildlife. The yard and pool are both maintained weekly.

Easy access to multiple sandy beaches are close by.

Short drive to Boca Grande, Venice Beach, Englewood & Manasota Beaches, and other beaches.

Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel/Captiva Islands only a little over an hour away.

Marinas with fishing & viewing tours are close by. Boat, jet-ski & kayak rentals are also close by, or trailer your own equipment and enjoy the unlimited opportunities the Gulf of Mexico provides.

Keywords: House,pool,golf,family,internet,furnished

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Jerry

We purchased this house because we love the area, the golf, the beaches and the sun.

We wanted to share a little bit of paradise with those who choose to come down and experience the charm and serenity of Coastal living. The locals refer to this as a 'sleepy peaceful town with a fishing problem'.

We rented in other Gulf Coast areas and found them too commercial and busy. We rented here and chose to stay.

Jerry purchased this house in 2010

Why Jerry chose Oakland Hills

This house reached out to us because of the layout, the location on the golf course, the fabulous dining all around (including the Rotonda Country Club) and the tranquility. Sitting in the pool or in the Lanai, watching the golfers and wildlife go by is remarkable to us. Doesn't get any better.

What makes this house unique

Nicely furnished with full amenities. Well appointed and very comfortable. Full kitchen (remodeled 2012 w/granite & new stainless steel appliances) & laundry facilities. Cable, ROKU, Internet, WiFi, Phone. Fully engage with the family, or enjoy peaceful solitude.


Oakland Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 (Master) - toilet , shower , Assist Grab Rails, Full Tiled Shower, Comfort height toilet.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Assist Grab Rails, Comfort height toilet, Door to Lanai
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Flat screen 42' LCD TV, DVD, ROKU, 36' TV, 2 additional TV's in bedrooms, all rooms cabled for TV, pass-through to pool/lanai from kitchen, waterfall in pool. 2 full size bicycles for adult renters' use, tire pump in garage. Golf Clubs Beach Chairs, nets, scoop in garage.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

I stayed from the 15th of July to the 21st. Jerry and Linda have a beautiful home. The pool was amazing and there are a ton of things to do all within just a few miles. This was my first time ever renting a vacation house and everything went smooth. Thank you so much!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wendy, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our home. We would love to have you back again. There is a lot to explore and experience in that area of Florida. Jerry & Linda
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Arlington, Texas

Wonderful Home

  • 5 of 5

Jerry and Linda, we just wanted to thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.

It was even more beautiful than the pictures. Thank you for allowing our furry friends, they loved the lanai and rested there most of the day. Everything we needed was at our fingertips and we loved watching the golfers go by. We enjoyed the bikes, we loaded them up and spent a morning on the Cape Haze Trail, and we took advantage of the Prime Rib special at the country club! We just loved the pool, we spent every afternoon just being lazy and swimming. We appreciate your help with our "water issue" haha and for checking on us.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, we are happy that your family (including your furry family members) enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you again. Jerry & Linda
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Excellent vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this this home was wonderful! The listing and photos were exactly how the house was. Very clean and comfortable. My family enjoyed spending time on the lanai and in the pool. The wildlife was amazing to see everyday. Jerry was extremely helpful and very knowledgeable on the area. He gave very good recommendations on places to visit and restaurants to eat at. The home was very comfortable and had everything our family needed. There was a high hair and play n pack for our grand daughter. I highly recommend this rental! My family and I look forward to returning next year! :) Thank you Jerry and Linda!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. Really glad you enjoyed your stay. Please feel free to contact us with any recommendations you may have to make our home better. See you next year. Jerry & Linda
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Cadillac, MI


  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for a week with a golf buddy and this is a fantastic place! We hope to go back someday and I think that's the best endorsement that I can give this place. The golf was fantastic and for two golf nuts, that was a good thing, but we almost REGRETTED the time we spent on the course because the house was so beautiful and relaxing. Everything, and I mean everything you need is there right down to the cocktail shaker and the barbecue on the patio. Both were employed during our stay. The pool is superb and the view from the pool onto the golf course is entertainment in itself. The wildlife was so abundant and close it was like living in an outdoor zoo for a week. Got a chance to explore the whole area and if you haven't been I know you will enjoy it. Great restaurants surround the place and needless to say there are tons of seafood places, or you can buy it fresh and do it yourself. This is truly a beautiful home, it's comfortable and it's in a great location, I'm not sure how you could do better than that!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, We are glad you & Bob had a good time. We also appreciate the "golf environment" in the back yard, as well as the local area. We are pleased you saw our home as your launching pad for a wide range of activities. That is how we see it as well. Thanks for your comments. Jerry & Linda
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The best vacation we've ever had!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned home from what was the BEST vacation ever! The home was beautiful and the owners have made it so that you feel right at home! Beautifully furnished home situated with great views of the golf course. Gorgeous pool area. (huge) Very relaxing. We will definately rent this home again!

Thanks for a fantastic vacation!

The Dean family

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robert & Lisa, We are truly glad you enjoyed your stay. Your perspective is really rewarding to us. Next time you may be able to stay longer and enjoy more of the coastal areas around Englewood & Boca Grande. Thanks for choosing our home! Jerry & Linda
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Ontario, Canada

Peace and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

We spent a month at this lovely, clean home in quiet Rotonda West which is the older section of Rotonda. The days were spent exploring the various beaches, shopping and golfing. After busy days, we came back to the spacious lanai to swim in the new pool, spend time in the sun watching golfers and relax with a book. Since there was wifi, we were able to use our laptop throughout the house. The family room was especially enjoyed as it had comfortable lounge chairs for evening TV watching. The kitchen was well supplied with appliances and dishes for all of our needs. The large closets with numerous hangers made unpacking a pleasure. As we had full access to the garage, we were able to have a car that was cool when we went out. Any time we found it necessary to contact the owners, replies were prompt and concerns attended to in a timely manner. Our security deposit was returned within 30 days of exiting the house. Our time spent at Oakland Place was so pleasant we booked next year for two months before leaving. We truly felt at home.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2011
  • Stayed: January 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul & Tanya for your kind words. It occurs to us you experienced what we intended (a home away from home, but with a Florida atmosphere). The sites and activities you found are what enticed us to choose this area. The house and the location on the golf course sealed the deal. We are pleased that you are coming back next year. Let us know if we can help in any way to make your stay more enjoyable. You already know how to reach us! Jerry & Linda
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Hills Golf Course Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Manasota Key Palm Island)
Nearest Golf
20 Metres
Oakland Hills Course (Rotonda)
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Prime Time Steaks
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: recommended

Gulf Beaches at Boca Grande, Englewood Beach, Manasota Key Beach, Venice Beach nearby. Sanibel-Captiva 90 minutes away.

Mary Shelby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Siesta Key 45 minutes & excellent.

Disney within 2-hours.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $110
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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