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Your Very Comfortable Home Away from Home

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:14-30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House on Canal, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

As your enter the front door, you are welcomed to a spacious, bright, open area. The living room invites you to a cozy lounge space, which directs you to sliding glass doors leading to the Lanai and the serene pool.

The wonderful over-sized Lanai surrounded with gorgeous pot plants is the main feature for relaxation, next to your enjoyment in the crystal clear pool with a soothing waterfall.

The pool, equipped with solar panel heating, is enclosed within the screened Lanai, providing a bug-free environment under the Florida sun all day long. Electric heating of the pool is available on request at additional charge.

The Lanai is furnished with an elegant patio set that seats six, perfect for outdoor dining, entertaining, as well as lounging for those who love to sunbathe or relax by the poolside.

Separate from the outdoor dining area, a beautiful, all-wicker seating area is available for your pleasure of freshly brewed coffee (espresso machine on the premise), and freshly squeezed orange and grapefruit juice conveniently picked right off the trees in the backyard. A gas barbecue is also provided. It is the perfect tranquil spot to rest, enjoy the peaceful view of the pool, and most of all, observe an abundance of local wildlife (ibis, egrets, wood storks, cranes, herons, osprey, anhingas, cormorants, and gopher turtles).

Back inside, the spacious 2000 square feet home is tastefully decorated with attention to quality and detail. This fully air-conditioned home provides a peaceful and serene setting.

It is a split plan home, with the master bedroom on one side of the house with direct access through sliding glass doors to the Lanai. It has a King size bed, complete with high quality Sealy foam mattress and pillows, en-suite bathroom with a sunken bath, a walk-in Roman shower, two separate vanities, a toilet, and a large walk-in closet.

On the opposite side of the house: a second bedroom - with direct access through sliding glass doors to the Lanai - complete with a Queen size bed. Additionally, there is a third bedroom with two twin beds, providing ample sleeping accommodation for up to six persons.

Both guest bedrooms have their own walk-in closets. The adjoining bathroom is complete with a sink, a toilet, and a combination tub with shower, through which one can access the Lanai, conveniently serving as a pool bathroom.
A generous amount of quality bed and bath-linens are provided.
Hair-dryer is available in the main bathroom.
All beds have top quality silk duvets and waterproof protective covers.

The living room is centered on a 50-inch plasma cable-connected TV and comfortable, modern furniture.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need for meal preparation. It has all the conveniences of home: refrigerator with freezer compartment, microwave, dishwasher, ice maker, blender, electric kettle, toaster, waffle maker and a garbage disposal.

All bedrooms, the kitchen, the living room and the Lanai are fitted with refreshing ceiling fans.

Adjacent to the kitchen is a cozy nook, which overlooks the pool, open to a lovely view during breakfast and morning coffee. From the nook, the Lanai and pool can be accessed through sliding glass doors.

An elegant formal dining room comfortably seats six people and provides a view of the unique art work and palm trees at the front of the house.

A separate utility room is equipped with a clothes washer, dryer, sink and an ironing board, as well as a self-lifting iron. A spacious double garage with automatic up-and-over door provides substantial short-term storage.

For those who need to keep in touch with family, friends, or business via Internet, there is Comcast (cable) and high-speed/broadband access available to your own personal laptop/notebook (a computer is not provided). The VOIP phone service allows for free local and national (US and Canada) calls, with international calls available by using a phone card (easily purchased locally).

The antimicrobial ultraviolet (UV) light installed in the heating-A/C system ensures that the house remains allergy-free.

There is a Winn-Dixie (discount membership provided), Publix, CVS, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart within a few miles for your shopping needs.

The yard and pool are maintained weekly.

If you need any assistance during your stay, our local management company supervises practical matters, such as any break-downs and end-of-stay cleaning. They are available to help you if such needs arise.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Villa

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


Write a review 5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May - Nov 2017
May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
14 night min stay

$700 $2,500
Dec 2017
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2017
14 night min stay

$800 $2,750
Jan - Feb 2018
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2018
30 night min stay

March 2018
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2018
30 night min stay

April 2018
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2018
14 night min stay

$900 $3,200
May - Nov 2018
May 1 - Nov 30, 2018
14 night min stay

$700 $2,500
My Standard Rate
14 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 12%


Monthly rate includes cleaning fee, otherwise up-to $150 cleaning fee per stay.

Solar pool heating available, no additional fee is charged.

Pool electric heating available at additional cost of $150.00 per month.

Payment in full 1 month prior to arrival. Refundable $300 security deposit.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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Car: Recommended

This beach community, with its natural Florida charm, affords a lifestyle to suit all travelers.

A choice of beautiful sandy beaches are within a 10-15-minute drive:

Boca Grande, Englewood and Venice beaches.

No. 1 ranked beach in the USA, Siesta in Sarasota, is 40 minutes away.

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

Marinas with fishing & viewing tours are close by at Placida Harbor.

Boat, jet-ski & kayak rentals are available, or trailer your own equipment and enjoy the unlimited amusement provided by the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Hire a boat and discover the magic of nearby islands such as Gasparilla and Boca Grande. Enjoy nature at its best, from dolphins and pelicans to cormorants, egrets, and ibis.

The keen golfer will certainly appreciate the numerous golf courses in this area. Rotonda has been designed around four full-size golf courses and a network of attractive freshwater canals.

The neighbourhood is 'deed restricted', which maintains its immaculate presentation and peaceful surroundings.

Rotonda also offers tennis courts, safe walking, biking and abundant wildlife. Enjoy the lakes, canals and the relaxing atmosphere all around you.

There is a large variety of local restaurants, which offer a wide range of cuisine. There is also the option of plentiful local supermarkets and shops.

For the more serious shopper, there is an excellent shopping mall at Port Charlotte which is only a 15-minute drive away.

Experience the delights of old world Venice and historic Punta Gorda, both within a short drive.

For visitors wishing to experience other famous Florida attractions, Busch Gardens is just over an hour drive away, while the theme parks of Orlando can be reached in less than three hours.

Ft. Myers - (one hour) Museum, fishing, beaches.

Tampa – (one hour and half) Busch Gardens, NFL Buccaneers, MLB Devil Rays.

Orlando – (three hours away) Disney World, Universal Studios, Epcot.

Enjoy sun bathing, swimming, shelling, fishing, and the relaxation that a vacation in our home can provide. So come share in the secret, let other people go to the big commercial beaches, while you relax in the perfect vacation spot!


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Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Lanai


  • Lanai sitting area

    Lanai sitting area

  • Lanai


  • Pool with waterfall

    Pool with waterfall

  • Backyard - view of the canal

    Backyard - view of the canal

  • Dinning room

    Dinning room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Second guest bedroom

    Second guest bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Snake for lunch. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

    Snake for lunch. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

  • Sunbathing alligator. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

    Sunbathing alligator. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

  • Entrance to the house

    Entrance to the house

  • Lanai pool

    Lanai pool

  • View of lanai

    View of lanai

  • View of lanai

    View of lanai

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Breakfast/nook area

    Breakfast/nook area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Main guest bedroom

    Main guest bedroom

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • Osprey on the pine tree in front of the house. Photo taken by our guest George.

    Osprey on the pine tree in front of the house. Photo taken by our guest George.

  • Settling down. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

    Settling down. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

  • Building the nest. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

    Building the nest. Photo taken by our guest Graham.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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