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Boca Grande Area Home with Boat Docking and Heated Pool

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 8. Private Pool Home Near Beaches!

This fabulous Cape Haze home is a boater's paradise - situated on a short canal along the Intercoastal mainland with a brand new private dock! Enjoy the sparkling private pool, or take in the view and enjoy the breeze from any angle on the wrap-around porch that awaits you. This home is spacious and open, and even has a study upstairs off the master for quiet time away from the activity downstairs! Lots of charm and nicely decorated, come see how the locals live!

Beds: 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twins, 1 Sleep Sofa.

Amenities include: Air-conditioning, charcoal BBQ grill, washer/dryer, linens included, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, dishes/utensils provided, Cable TV, VCR/DVD.

Extras: WiFi, private pool, private dock.

Pre approved pets allowed. Sorry, No Smoking.

More Details

Bart & Amy Blessing
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Bart & Amy Blessing

We come from a boating family and continue that tradition with our 3 children. We have boated every waterway in Florida and find this area the best. We value Faith, Family and Friends.

Bart & Amy Blessing purchased this house in 2012

Why Bart & Amy Blessing chose Placida

The Boca Grande area offers a vast number of unique activities that no other destination can match. There is world class inshore and offshore fishing, tiki bars and sand bars, fine dinning or a cheeseburger in paradise on Cabbage Key. Venture out on a kayak or paddle board, hunt for sharks teeth and shells along the beach or catch a wave on a surf board. Simply put you can spend a week here and do something completely different every day! We choose this home because of it's Key West style and island feel, we love the water access that is less than 5 minutes to the pass.

What makes this house unique

Less than 1/2 mile to Publix!


Placida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Very large with spacious walk in shower.
    Downstairs Bath - toilet , tub , Shared bath for Guest Rooms 2 & 3
    Half Bath - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Guest 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Master - 1 king , Located on 2nd floor with large bath
    Guest 1 - 1 queen
    Guest 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft located on 2nd floor
  • 2 guests bedrooms located downstairs, master and loft upstairs.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Small town feel, but not overly crowded - very nice neighborhood and close to beaches, golf, fishing - everything a vacation should be!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Boca Grande Area Home with Boat Docking and Heated Pool
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Cozy house with pool near beach

  • 4 of 5

My wife and kids had such a nice time at this house and location. Clean and neat, with a nice covered pool, the house had everything you need for a relaxing vacation. Owners could not have been nicer. About 15 min drive to Boca Grande beach; 2 minutes to grocery store; and several restaurants nearby. We rented a boat at Gasparilla Marina--3 mins from house---and saw dolphins, manatees, and all sorts of wildlife. Owners provided beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, beach toys, two sea kayaks, and beach games. Kitchen is dated but has everything you need; washer and dryer was nice to have. Air conditioning worked well, and house is bright and cheery. If you want to unwind in a quiet place near beach with a pool, can't beat this place. Owners could not have been nicer.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My family had a wonderful vacation I this home. The location is excellent to many activities.

  • 5 of 5

This home is so beautiful very clean has a wonderful pool great dockage and is so close to all activities, primarily fishing. The owner Bart was always there when we would needed any little thing answered the whole experience was great. Looking forward to bringing my family back soon to this beautiful home and do some more great fishing .

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The house, the location, and the pool were all great! My family and I had a great time, it's close to great restaurants, tackle shops/bait shops, and grocery stores. The area is super quiet day and night. Bart is very helpful and was available anytime we needed him. The pool is big, and kept up really nice. My family and I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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The property was nice and accommodated 2 families perfectly.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and the location was perfect. Such beautiful water and easy access to Boca grande pass. The kids loved all the fish they caught and seeing dolphins and sea turtles too. The pool was was a great way to end the day. House was spacious and had everything we needed. Overall a wonderful fishing vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Return visit

  • 5 of 5

Returning for our third year, we continued to enjoy the peacefulness of the area but also were "tourists" this year. We toured Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte Harbor and The Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande. Hit the Shell Factory and discovered a shopping mall in Port Charlotte. Experienced a few different restaurants and found the Cape Haze bike/walking trail. A very pleasant return visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing escape!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean home with everything you might need. A perfect place to get away from the daily routine of life. Quiet neighborhood, low traffic, close to a grocery and restaurants. Near beautiful Boca Grande with lovely beaches and beautiful blue water. Love using the kayaks! Great place to entertain friends or share with grandchildren. Bart is very accommodating and prompt with communications. Enjoyed our relaxing time away from home!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Tampa, Sarasota or Ft. Myers
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Plenty of beaches within minutes by boat or car
Car: recommended

Luxury Key West style vacation home located on the Inter coastal Waterway Marker 28 at Gasparilla Pass! Only 5 houses in on a canal with 60 feet of brand new dock age, loaded with amenities this vacation dream home has it all. Pristene beaches are just across the water on Boca Grande or Little Gasparilla island, with some of the best shelling in Florida. Enjoy the island feel but have the convenience of a Public less than a mile away. Travel by car or boat to numerous fine waterfront restaurants. Enjoy watching Ospreys and Manatees right from your dock. Relax with a good book while the kids build sand castles in the beach sand or fish for snook and reds from the dock! There are a number of golf courses to choose from or spend the day fishing on your boat or have a guide pick you up right from your dock. Keep cool in the oversized pool and grill burgers on the charcoal grill or perhaps take short cruise on your boat to Cabbage Key for a Cheeseburger in Paradise. Rent kayaks or paddle boards and explore the backwaters around the island of Don Pedro State Park which is just across the Inter coastal Waterway to the North. Deep sea fishing charters leave daily from the Placida Village and Boca Grande. Movie theaters, antique shops and cafes are all within a short drive. This home is sure to meet your needs weather your looking to relax in a tropical environment or keep your days full with boating activities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Upon Departure $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

1 Week Minimum

Cancellation policy: Less than 60 days notice-No refund.

Additional 10% added to base rental for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.

Holiday Rates are not included in standard weekly rates. Please ask for quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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