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Beautiful Modern Home w lots of Privacy!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,275 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 2 bath - PRIVATE courtyard!! Walking distance to POOL!!

Book NOW to enjoy the upcoming months at The Villages. New in June 2014...Three bedroom, 2 Baths with interior washer & dryer. Fully furnished and decorated. Maximum 4 people; unless otherwise approved. We have a very private enclosed back porch and closed in yard. Comes with everything you need for a fun stay in sunny Florida…except for food! 4 seater gas golf cart to use when traveling to Brownwood Town Square or to the regional Eisenhower Recreation Center.

Free Executive golf included with your own activity cards. Adult pool is 1/2 a block away! Bocce, Shuffleboard, Billiards, Tennis, Pickleball and Family Pool very close by. Brand new shopping center with Publix Grocery Store also nearby. Medical center just down the road also. Restaurants galore within cart range. Live daily music in all three town centers. Join in on the dancing!

Included in our rental is high-speed internet, HD 50'' TV in the living room and add'l flat screen TV in the Master Bedroom and 2nd bedroom. Washer and dryer are both inside the heated area, and all the kitchen things you will need. Two sets of sheets are provided for the King size bed in master bedroom and Queen size beds in the other two rooms. All utilities paid.

Meeting with friends, water aerobics, horse shoes, golfing, BUNCO or having your afternoon refreshments you will fall in love with the lifestyle of The Villages.

Pricing is based on two renters. You can add a maximum of 4 other guests at an additional $5 per day, per guest.

Grandkids are welcome with summer programs for both of you. A short day trip to Orlando for the amusement parks or over to Crystal Springs to swim with the Manatees. Show the kids the exciting Polo matches.

We loved it so much that we are not retired yet but purchased to be future residents! Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall it is always the place to be. Come on and get out and have some fun!

Visit for a week and stay for a life time.

More Details

Karen & Tom Gargiulo
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2018

About Karen & Tom Gargiulo

We purchased this wonderful home as our future retirement home because we fell in love with the lifestyle of THE VILLAGES! Tom & I are not retired yet and own our own business as tax accountants. You know what that means... Prime time for vacationing is prime time work for us! So, we want to share our love of The Villages with you! We live about an hour and 45 minutes away in St Petersburg and will visit our place when we can. Tom is originally from New York and I am from Chicago; though I have lived in Florida most of my life.

Karen & Tom Gargiulo purchased this villa in 2014

Why Karen & Tom Gargiulo chose Dunedin

Our villas is located a very short walk away from the adult pool and minutes away from the Manatee Rec Center which has a family pool, tennis, pickle ball, bocce, corn hole, and picnic tables

What makes this villa unique

Wonderful neighborhood with lovely neighbors but you can also enjoy your privacy with our fenced yard!


Dunedin Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1275 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in Shower & Walk in Closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 w/TV - 1 queen , Private w/sliding door to hallway-bathroom & bedroom inside
    Bedroom 1/wTV - 1 king , Very Comfortable Bed!! TV in this room
  • All bedrooms are separate enough to give occupants privacy. No bedrooms are right next to each other.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
You will LOVE The Villages Lifestyle!! We do!!!


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Beautiful Modern Home w lots of Privacy!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Villa was everything they said. Tom and Karen were great hosts. they responded right away to any problems we had. Great location. We had a wonderful stay in Jan and Feb. pretty neat taking the golf cart wherever we wanted to go. Highly recommend this place

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so lucky to have such wonderful guests! Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! Karen & Tom
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Wonderful stay at this property in The Villages!

  • 5 of 5

We can’t find a negative thing to say about our stay. Absolutely great!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Property

  • 5 of 5

The Property was very neat clean when we arrived. The house was furnished to all of our needs. The Beds were very comfortable with plenty of bed sheets and pillows. This property also included a golf cart that ran perfect. I highly recommend this property to rent.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Leo! We always appreciate you as guests... You leave everything so sparkling clean. You are most welcome anytime! Karen
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have spent the last 4 months in this wonderful vacation home. It is well located, very clean, comfortable and well equipped including a 4 person golf cart. Tom and Karen are great hosts and go out of their way to ensure your stay is a great experience. There are 3 country club restaurants plus all the eateries at Brownwood within a 5-10 minute golf cart ride away. The community pool is just around the corner, a great place to cool off and meet neighbours. The Villa Neighbours have a quarterly street party and invited us to both. So nice to be included and made welcome by the neighbours. We highly recommend this home to anyone who wants to partake of the great lifestyle of The Villages.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a great time at this rental! This was our first trip to The Villages and we loved it so much that we have rented another house for 13 months! Unfortunately, Tom and Karen's house was already booked! They are a super nice couple and go out of their way to make sure your stay is the best!! This home was very clean and felt like home! We truly enjoyed that they shared thier home with us! The golf cart was great for checking out the squares and the building progress! Awesome!! Thank you, Gary and Karen

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time. Everything was so clean, so beautiful! The owners had everything we needed and more. We enjoyed spending our early mornings drinking coffee out on the lanai. Very quiet, very peaceful! Mid mornings playing tennis, pickle ball, and using the driving range. Our afternoons at the pool were such a great way to cool down, relax and we enjoyed meeting many really nice people. We were so close we could walk to the pool! Being able to take the golf car to the square for evening meals, cocktails, music and dancing was such a bonus! The community is set up so that the golf cars have their own path which makes it a really safe, fun way to get around. There is so much to do that I wish we had had more time to spend there. The home we stayed in has a really great layout and location! It was so comfortable. The owners were great to work with. They responded to us quickly, gave us all the information we needed to have a wonderful time. I can't wait to rent from them again!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you come back soon! Thank you for the wonderful comments and so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
All over The Villages
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
All over The Villages
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-75 at Florida Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
All over The Villages
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Crystal River- See the Manatees too!
Car: recommended

There is SO much to do in The Villages but if you feel like a little trip, Disney World, Epcot, Universal City and Sea World are not too far.

In Tampa- about an hour - Busch Gardens, The Tampa Bay Bucs - Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable Cleaning Dep $125

Rates are subject to change until confirmation! Checkout time is 10:00 am
Extra charges will be charged for any damage found.
Please note: If smoking on property has taken place, then an additional charge of $500 will be charged for house fumigation to get rid of the odor.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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