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Beautiful, Spacious Home Constructed In 2014 With Heated Salt Water Pool

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

You won't feel crowded in this 2050 square feet home constructed in 2014. After day trips to Sarasota, St Armands Circle, Venice, Siesta Key, Boca Grande, Naples, Fort Myers, Sanibel, and Englewood Beach, you can relax in the private, heated pool! The house is located in Gulf Cove subdivision, a private, quiet, peaceful retreat located between Port Charlotte and Englewood. The house is very close to the Myakka River and the Myakka State Forest. There is no house on either side or to the rear.The streets are lightly traveled and perfect for enjoying the two bicycles that are provided. Englewood Beach is 11.5 miles away, many other beaches and attractions are accessible for short day trips.

Ernie or Sue Skelton
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Ernie or Sue Skelton

Retired residents of Delray Beach, Florida

Ernie or Sue Skelton purchased this house in 2014


Gulf Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Guests have use of the entire house with the exception of a locked owner's closet and a portion of the garage.


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful, Spacious Home Constructed In 2014 With Heated Salt Water Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

cynthia schiefer

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay - as usual - and can't wait to return. The home is spotless, every amenity provided for our daily comfort. The owners respond very quickly when we call or text. I can't say enough about their Southern hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful clean home with amazing deck area....

  • 5 of 5

This property is a very beautiful, well maintained, clean home with an amazing pool/deck area. Even though there are neighbors you kind of feel secluded which is nice. We had a very easy time booking and all the arrangements leading up to our arrival. The house was very clean and was stocked with anything we could have possible needed. We would definitely book here again.

Lori - Family of 6 - Ohio

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Muncie, Indiana

Lovely home and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this home. The house was extremely clean and spacious for our group of 6. Pool area was fantastic...salt water pool great! Owners were so kind and helpful leading up to our stay and with one minor problem that occurred during our stay. What you see on VRBO is a very accurate reflection of what you get. If I were to give any comments or suggestions it would be to note that it is a little drive to get to places like Englewood or Punta Gorda, but easy enough to get there. We would have loved having a couple more lounge chairs around the pool. Thank you Ernie and Sue!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this bright, new house for 3 months. It is very clean and comfortable. All appliances are new and work well. We had visitors four times and they were so happy to have their own bedroom and immaculate bathroom to themselves.

The pool is warm, clean and perfectly maintained by the pool guy who comes once a week. The lanai has two tables and six dining chairs. Two more outside chairs could be brought in from the front porch if needed. There is one lounge chair which is comfortable even though it's missing one cushion out of three. We bought two beach chairs to use at the beach and we also used them at the pool. We love the beach, but many days we stayed "home" because it was so peaceful there. It's very private - no neighbors can see you or hear your music playing.

Englewood Beach is about 20 minutes away and we loved it there. Boca Grande is lovely too, but takes longer to get there. We would go to Englewood Beach if we were going to go for 2-3 hours. If we were going for the day, we went to Boca Grande, parked at South Beach Grill, then stayed and had dinner there.

Montgomery Rd neighborhood is great to walk in because there are very few cars that go by. Drivers always pull way over and give a little wave. There are no pictures on the site that show what the front view is. It's of the canal and there are no houses obstructing the view. It's beautiful!

The house is 4 miles in from main road where there are grocery stores, restaurants, stores. Seemed like a long way at first, but we quickly became aware of the privacy that this offered. Our favorite restaurants were Farlow's and Flatbread Pizza.

We never had any problems to report to the owners. Any questions we had were answered immediately or within a couple of hours. They were great to work with.

We would recommend this house without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, restful, quiet vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Ernie and Sue were great to work with! The house was big and comfortable. The pool was fantastic. We loved Gulf Cove community. It was quiet, people were super friendly and the view was great! Close to all the stores and beaches. We had a great relaxing vacation! If you are looking for a smooth booking, quiet place with a great house and pool close to all the fun, but far enough to be away from the noise each night, this will be a great choice for you! Thanks again Ernie and Sue!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 stars and hope to be back!

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome home. Because of all the woods behind the home it felt like you were far away from everything. There are neighbors across the streets and on the canals, but you don't even feel like you are in a neighborhood due to the location. This is a nature lovers dream.

The salt water pool ...didn't realize how much more enjoyable the swimming could be without the chlorinated water...we love this first time experience. Owners were great to work with. Boca Grande Beach, we tried it and found it very nice and worth $3 parking and $6 bridge cost.

We want to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Punta Gorda
Nearest Golf
4.7 Miles
The Cove of Rotonda Golf Center
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

No minor children are to be in the pool or pool area unless under constant adult supervision. Guests use the pool and other amenities at their own risk! Guests agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners or management from any claim/loss or expense (including attorney's fees and court costs) by guest or guest invitees. Furthermore, the renter will release and hold harmless any and all parties involved with the rental, management, and reservations of the property and to release and hold harmless it's owners or representatives for any loss or damage to personal property or for any injury and/or death.
Renter acknowledges receipt of a copy of this agreement and acknowledges that have read and understood and agreed to the foregoing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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