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Our Little Island Dream House with Golf Cart and Ferry included

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 980 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 6 Condo With Bay Views Near The Gulf Of Mexico

Our condo is the perfect place to get away for a week or for a month. Little Gasparilla Island is a private and secluded barrier island. It is only accessible by boat or ferry. There are no roads or traffic. You can walk miles on the white sandy beaches, as you look for shells or sand dollars. Enjoy nature and catch a glimpse of dolphins, manatees, turtles, pelicans or blue herons. The beautiful, serene sunsets will take your breath away. Take a dip in our heated community pool or a free ride to the mainland on the ferry. If you have a boat then dock it at our community. There are 33 dock slips on a first come basis.

Our condo is 3 stories high and has all new furnishings. The ground floor has a garage which houses our golf cart, charcoal grill, beach chairs & a beach umbrella. The golf cart is available for our renters to use. The second floor is comprised of the living room, kitchen, master bedroom, bathroom and screened in lanai. The Living Room is equipped with a 47' LED HD Smart Television which has a DVR Dish Network Satellite along with a DVD player & DVD's. The kitchen has all new stainless steel appliances. It is equipped with a microwave, dish washer, coffee maker, blender, crock pot and everything needed for cooking & serving. The master bedroom has a king sized bed and a 42' LED HD Smart Television, blu-ray player and digital satellite. The screened in porch has a round table and 4 chairs and a closet with brand new full-sized washer & dryer and space for storage. The third floor is a loft which as 2 queen sized beds, 42' LED HD television, blu-ray player and digital satellite and it's own bath.

More Details

Owner
Maria de la Nuez
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Maria de la Nuez

My husband and I have been married for over 22 years and we have three wonderful boys. We grew up in Dade County Florida and when we got married we moved to Broward County Florida.

Maria de la Nuez purchased this condo in 2014

Why Maria de la Nuez chose Florida South West

I heard about Little Gasparilla Island after watching an episode on HGTV in May 2014. We booked a vacation and stayed here for week in August 2014. This place is so relaxing and everyone is so friendlly. My boys loved fishing, going to the beach and exploring the island on golf carts. We loved it so much we started looking for a place for us. In November 2014 we purchased our property which we consider a slice of heaven.

What makes this condo unique

My family loves this condo for several reasons. My husband and the boys love to fish. There are so many places on the island to fish. You can fish from the docks, beach on take a boat out to the ocean. I love the tranquility and piece of mind I feel here at LGI(Little Gasparilla Island). When the boys are not fishing, they are swimming or riding around the island on our golf car. The people in this island are so friendly. I love sitting on the beach just listening to the ocean waves or looking at the birds. I find I can truly relax here and disconnect from the hussle and bussle of living in a large city. When I want to go shopping (my favorite sport), I simply ride the ferry to the mainland and off I go. Once you experience Little Gasparilla Island, you will fall in love with it just as my husband and I did.

Amenities

Placida Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Located on the main floor
    Loft Bedroom - 2 queen , Located on the second floor
  • Master Bedroom has King size bed with brand a new mattress and King memory foam mattress topper. Upstairs loft has 2 Queen sized beds with new mattresses and Queen memory foam mattress toppers.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Our Little Island Dream House with Golf Cart and Ferry included
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews
5

Great trip!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two weeks and enjoyed every day of it. The condo was very clean, the kitchen had everything you need, and beds are extremely comfortable. The golf cart made it easy to get your stuff to the boat, go to the beach which is only a couple hundred yards away, or explore the island. We fished almost every day and the ice machine at the club house always had ice in it even over the holiday weekend. The boat slips are very nice and also have water and electricity. A big plus for boaters! We plan on making it our annual summer trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay. We try to make our home comfortable for guests and I look forward to having you stay with us again. This little island is truly amazing.
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5

Outstanding!!!! Well equipt!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, comfortable nicely planted garage area made for comfort. Especially the bottle openers with magnets

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and we are thrilled you enjoyed the outdoor space. My family and enjoy spending time outdoors and really tried hard to make it as comfortable as the condo. We love to barbecue and eat downstairs or just hang out and enjoy people watching. Hope to you will return soon.
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5

Paradise on LGI!

  • 5 of 5

Maria and Jorge's condo is spectacular!! They provide all the amenities to make their guests feel at home.

The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need: a blender, slow cooker, hand mixer, coffee maker, well appointed pans, cookware, and even storage containers.

We used the charcoal grill every night.

We loved sitting on the lanai every morning for breakfast and sitting at the downstairs patio for dinner.

The outdoor shower was great after daily kayaking and beach time. Our daughter absolutely loved snorkeling and collected more sand dollars and seashells than we could take home.

We loved the beach/nautical decor in the condo, beautiful and welcoming.

The condo was clean and very well maintained.

Thank you for use of the golf cart! So fun to explore LGI via the golf cart.

Maria was prompt and helpful with all of our questions.

We loved LGI and are planning our return. Thank you so much Maria and Jorge for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Becca, Thank you so much for your kind words. It is important for Jorge and I that our guests feel right at home. We try to make our little place comfortable and relaxing. We also want our guests to have amenities that will make their vacation stay easier. Hope to have you and your family back soon.
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5

We loved our experience on LGI and in this beautifully decorated and well kept condo.

  • 5 of 5

My family cannot stop talking about our time on Little Gasparilla Island. What a beautiful island, perfect for a family who is looking for quality time together. The opportunity for exploration on the beaches and golf cart trails kept my young boys and husband busy for hours. We will be back next year ready to make more wonderful memories. Our only regret is that it will not be in this beautifully decorated and clean condo. It has already been booked for next year. The condo had everything we needed for a stress free vacation and more. We appreciated the owners, who were so very helpful and answered every question we had. You can tell how much they love their place and want to make sure everyone shares that experience when they are on the island. My family would highly recommend this condo to anyone interested in a relaxing, stress free vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, I think now you know why my family and I fell in love with LGI. It took just one visit and we went from being renters to becoming owners. I am so happy you were able to spend quality time with your family. Come back soon!
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5

Well decorated and maintained condo. This was our 3rd year in this condo.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks in February at LGI and it was perfect. This was our 3rd stay in Maria's condo and it is very comfortable and well maintained and tastefully decorated. The golf cart is great. We plan to return next year. The Fishers, Daniels, WV

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice Condo

  • 5 of 5

Maria is a great host. She is organized and a good communicator. The condo is clean, modern, very nicely decorated and well supplied. Highly recommended. Thank you for allowing us to enjoy LGI at your property. We are already looking forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jason, thank you for your nice review. We will see you again next year.
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sarasota Internt'l Airport or Fort Myers Intl
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Water's Edge
Nearest Ferry
Little Gasparilla Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Gasparilla Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 776
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
'The Fishery' or 'The Water's Edge'
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Little Gasparilla Beach
Car: necessary

Little Gasparilla is a tranquil, friendly island. You will enjoy the secluded, white sand beaches. You can stroll down the beach and find shells, fossilized shark teeth and sand dollars. You can enjoy a nice swim in the warm Gulf waters or fish from the shoreline or the docks. Come and enjoy Florida and relax in a quiet, island paradise.

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Rates & Availability

Placida Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 High Season
Mar 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
2018 High Season
Nov 18 2017 - Sep 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,085
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$175
$980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

***VRBO is now charging a service fee that goes directly to them. They decide how much they are going to charge you. If you wish to avoid that additional fee, please contact me and we will arrange an alternative payment method.***

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Check in 4:00 pm
Check out 10:00 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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