About the property
- House2050 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 - 28 nights
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
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Feb 12, 2018
About Ernie or Sue Skelton
Retired residents of Delray Beach, Florida
Ernie or Sue Skelton purchased this House in 2014
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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.
Beautiful clean home with amazing deck area....
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
Lovely home and spacious
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!
Wonderful Home Away From Home!
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.
Wonderful, restful, quiet vacation!
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!
Quiet, peaceful, secluded feeling and 30 minutes from the Gulf ...hope to return
This place was so nice. Just the 2 of us came to celebrate our anniversary with no kids.
This neighborhood for now isn't fully built so there are lots of trees surrounding the back and the sides so at night you hear nothing but peace and quiet (or turtles or something?) and theres no one to watch swiming in the salt water pool. The stars are so bright as the are no street lights so sitting in the back under the screened in lanai was so relaxing. We saw in the area, osprey, wild boar, turtles, lizards, raccoons. The house has kitchen items that weren't expected and nice to have such as a blender, crockpot, waffle, maker and more. This is a 10 minute drive to a grocery store, 20 minutes for shopping and Starbucks and restaurants and 30 minutes to boca grande lighthouse beach where we found amazing shells and saw sharks and stingrays on the choppy side.
Of note: There are no blinds on the front door so we purchased disposable stick on blinds from lowes for $10, although many don't drive or walk by, we aren't fans of people seeing in the front glass door at night. There are No blinds on back windows, although it's a Forrest back there, I like some kind of curtains, but I would go back despite that. Also, the master bed was really hard so we moved into one of the other bedrooms as we like a bit of softness to our bed. If we are able to go back and it's more than us 2, we will request the owners get some type of cushion for on top of the master mattress as we couldn't sleep on that mattress. We contacted the owners for suggestions on places to go in the area and they were very nice and helpful.
If you like being in a place that's not in a crowded area and don't mind driving everywhere then you will love this clean house. We did and we visited the first week of November 2015 which is our favorite time in Florida. Nice to know.... They had door alarms for the 2 sliding doors that go to the pool to protect children, you can park 1 car in the garage, bring beach towels, 2 bikes provided, one cool the other was like mary poppins LOL, they have a nice gas grill, which was full of gas and its under the screened in area so no bites while cooking. 😊
Very glad you enjoyed the house, the pool and the area for your anniversary celebration. Boca Grand beach is great and so is Englewood Beach which is only a twenty minute drive. We understand your concern about the front door blinds and will be installing them in the near future. As for the firm master bed, we bought a new mattress last year to go along with the new house. We knew it was on the soft side and noticed that some of our guests would sleep in the other beds. So we removed the soft mattress and bought a nice new firm mattress a few months ago. Since your review reminds us people prefer different mattresses, we will buy a nice soft pad and put in the master closet. That way our guests can put it on if they like it softer or else enjoy the firmness. Thanks for staying with us!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
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.