Spectacular Beachfront 1 BR/1BA on the Gulf W/All Club Amenities(64 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)
This unit has been completely renovated and redesigned.
The condo has high speed Wi-Fi throughout, a wall mounted 40 inch Panasonic Plasma flatscreen TV w/DVD with full HD programming in the living area, a 26 inch Samsung flatscreen TV in the bedroom, central AC with an accessible thermostat for individualized comfort, fully tiled floors, a high profile king bed with multiple sets of high thread count 100% cotton sheets, a washer/dryer, ceiling fans in both the bedroom and lanai, light dimmers on almost every switch, and full length curtains with blackout along all the windows to provide total darkness in the early mornings if desired.
Inside and out this unit offers a spectacular way to relax on the edge of the ocean.
The property is part of the Boca Grande Club which is a gated, 62 acre private residential community on the Gulf side of Gasparilla island. Amenities offered include the more casual 'Upper Deck' restaurant, a more formal 'Clubhouse' restaurant at beach level, 3 pools with complimentary towel service, a 'Tiki Bar', poolside lunch and drink service, beach chaises and umbrellas around all of the pools and along the beaches, an expanded and very popular fitness facility, 8 clay tennis courts with 2 tennis pros 'in-season' offering organized drills and matches, a small retail tennis shop and a spacious Library/Quiet Room that has books, a TV, comfortable couches and a piano for those times when guests prefer a little 'out of the way' quiet time.
Programs offered include Yoga, Aquatics, Zumba, Bridge and Circuit Training. Bicycles and golf carts can both be rented which are excellent ways to explore the island.
Boca Grande (formally known as Gasparilla Island) is located off the southwest coast of Florida, north of Naples and south of Sarasota. It is part of the 'barrier chain' of islands that includes Sanibel and Captiva. Connected to mainland by a short, tolled ($6) causeway, what makes Boca Grande unique are it's miles of beaches and it's tranquil, relaxed, Old Florida feel: no highrises, no malls, no traffic lights, and no neon signs. Despite it's small size, the town on the island is charming with excellent shopping and several very good restaurants.
The unit, the Club, and the island offer privacy, relaxation and rejuvenation....a fantastic vacation get away.
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Member since: 2010
- On floor 1
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Kayak / Canoe
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
- Hot Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2017
7 night min stay
February - April, 2017
Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay
May - October, 2017
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
November - December 2017
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $110 + tax
- Tax Rate 12%
Temporary Club Membership Fee:
The Boca Grande Club charges guests $75/couple/week for a Temporary Club Membership which provides for use of the Club facilities including the pools, the tennis courts, the fitness centre and the beach chaises and beach umbrellas.
50% of the total (including rent, cleaning, membership and taxes) is payable at the time of booking and the balance of 50% is payable 60 days before arrival. Credit cards including Amex, Visa and Mastercard are accepted.
The Boca Grande Club's Cancellation policy is as follows.
Between Nov 1 and Apr 30:
Cancellation greater than 90 days before arrival...Full Refund less $50
Cancellation between 61-90 days before arrival ...50% Refund*
Cancellation less than 61 days before arrival........No Refund*
Between May 1 and Oct 31:
Cancellation greater than 7 days before arrival.....Full refund less $50
Cancellation 7 days or less before arrival.............No refund*
* If the unit is able to be re-rented for the same amount as that paid, then all monies will be returned less a $50 fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Why the Owner Chose Boca Grande, FL, USA:
We live in a large North American city where dealing with traffic, stress and frustration is a part of daily life. Boca Grande is at the opposite end of the stress spectrum... the antidote to big city living. The ocean, the beaches, the people and even the vegetation promote relaxation and a refreshingly slow pace. Prior to buying on Boca we'd looked and stayed at a number of Florida locations. We concluded that the east coast of Florida was much busier than we wanted, that Naples and Sarasota, despite their beauty, were too much like the city, and that Longboat Key and Sanibel and Captiva islands, while closer to what we were looking for, just seemed that much bigger and busier than what Boca Grande had to offer. Boca is a very 'upscale' island, and though we really like it's 'Old Florida' feel (which we find very appealing) we really appreciate that the island has all of the conveniences of modern living including some great restaurants. We're pretty active people and while Boca gives us the opportunity to run, go to the gym, play tennis, golf, fish or go boating, it also gives us the opportunity to spend hours at the beach walking, reading or simply lying in the sun.....which are all pretty nice alternatives.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The first thing we do when we arrive in Boca and the last thing we do before we leave is to walk the beaches. Regarded as some the best beaches in America, they are truly spectacular. The walk to the beach from our place takes about a minute. If we turn right when we get there, we can walk for about an hour until the beach 'runs out' at a private residence's boat dock. And if we turn left, it takes a couple of hours to effectively walk all the way to town. We've only ever done that once and the bottoms of our feet hurt for days. Dolphins are a reasonably frequent occurrence on our beach walks and manatees, which are large, spectacular sea animals, can be seen just off the shoreline on very special occasions. Boca is also known as the 'tarpon capital of the world'. Tarpon are reputedly one of the best sporting fish there are. Weighing in at 100-200 lbs they put up 'fights' that when caught are pretty thrilling. We're not 'fisher people' but we've arranged to do this several times over the years with some of the island captains and the experience has always been pretty exciting. It's all 'catch and release' so these magnificent creatures are thrown back just after being caught.
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This Unit Is Located On The Edge Of Some Of The Prettiest Beaches In America
Tastefully Furnished W/Plasma Flatscreen TV, DVD & Full Comcast HD Programming
Fully Equipped Kitchen W/All Appliances, Quartz Countertops And 3 Chair Counter
Sliding Glass Doors To The Lanai, Connecting Bathroom And A 26" Samsung TV
7 Miles Of White Sand Beaches Stretch The Entire Gulf Side Of The Island
One Of 3 Pools At The Club, This One Offers Poolside Lunch & Drink Service
8 Clay Tennis Courts With 2 Pros In Season
Newly Expanded Fitness Centre With Personal Training, Circuit Training & Yoga
The Club Is An Integral Part Of Island Life. Here…Tennis For Local Charities
Vibrant Town Life With Great Shopping, Galleries And Restaurants
The Club Restaurant Food Is Outstanding Offering Many Locally Caught Fish Dishes
Dunes Bordering The Beaches - A Great Place To Watch For Dolphins Or See Sunsets
Immaculate, Brightly Colored And With Spectacular Views From Every Room
Secure High Speed Internet Throughout, Tiled Floors, Central A/C & Washer/Dryer
King Sized Master Bed With Multiple Sets Of High Thread Count 100% Cotton Sheets
Walk-In Glass Shower With A Double Sink, Silestone Quartz Vanity
The Boca Grande Club: A 62 Acre Gated Residential Community
Oceanside Tiki Bar, Hot Tub & Aquatics Classes
Walking, Shelling, Swimming & Relaxing By The 'Cerulean' Waters Of Boca Grande
Awesome Views Of The Gulf Of Mexico From Almost Everywhere On The Property
In Town, Historic Hotels Of America's Gasparilla Inn With 18 Hole Golf Course
Taken Just Outside The Unit - Beautiful Beaches, Beautiful Views
All Day Sun And Spectacular Sunsets With This West Facing Property
Taken At Dusk Just Outside The Unit.... An Outstanding Way To End A Day In Boca
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017
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