check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Spacious lakeside Villa on the banks of Lake Marlin, with Hot Tub + Heated Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the VRBO checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

Description

Englewood East Villa Rental Photos and Description

We take pride in our vacation home and want you to enjoy your holiday there as much as we always do. We are personally involved with everything to do with our villa and use it frequently. The villa has two large en suite rooms both with pool side access and a further double and twin room allowing it to comfortably accommodate up to 8 people.

The large open plan villa is situated on the banks of Lake Marlin in a small private development in a conservation area of Englewood, approximately 10 minutes drive from Port Charlotte Town Centre and 5 minutes from the Gulf beaches (Manasota beach). Our executive home with 30ft swimming pool and hot tub,makes it an idyllic location for a quiet relaxing vacation.

The villa is ideally situated in the heart of some of the greatest golf courses on the west coast of Florida with easy access to the I-75 if you wish to travel a little further afield. The historic island of Boca Grande is a short drive away offering a great location to socialise and it also has access to idilic public beaches and historic light house.

In the evening you can enjoy the sunset on the pool deck or alternatively, why not take a stroll along Venice Ave where you will find a good choice of quality bars and restaurants for a cocktail and an evening meal.

The villa is stocked with all the items you will need to make this your home away from home and includes: Cable TV, high speed internet with Wifi throughout the property, a well stocked kitchen and utility room, large double garage and a fully screened pool and Lanai enclosure.

The villa is within easy reach of Fishing Charters, Kayaking, Charlotte Sports Complex (Home to the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team's spring training ground) allowing you to do as much or as little as you wish.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
John
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2016
Call Owner

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Spacious lakeside Villa on the banks of Lake Marlin, with Hot Tub + Heated Pool
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews
4

Beautiful House in Relaxing Setting

  • 4 of 5

My family of four and my Sister's family of four stayed in this wonderful house in mid-October. The house is plenty big enough for two families. We loved watching the birds come visit in the mornings and saw other interesting wildlife at the shoreline such as turtles and even a smallish gator! The weather was very pleasant in October. The house is in a good location with easy access to grocery stores, restaurants and beaches. There is also a great ice cream shop within walking distance. The kids loved the pool although we did have a problem with the pool/hot tub heat. We had paid up front for the hot tub and pool to be heated but the heat failed after the first day. We contacted the owner and he was very responsive on this matter and all other communications. A failed pump needed to be swapped out. This work was completed by the end of the visit and the owner refunded the heating charge. The Wi-Fi connection was strong throughout the property and did not drop out once, which is important for anyone with older kids/tweens during down time! The only minor ding was that we had to buy all our own paper products (paper towels, napkins, toilet paper, tissues etc.). We are used to owners providing these supplies for renters. But all in all we had a wonderful time and would definitely rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

The home was excellent in a nice quite place .

  • 4 of 5

The home was really very good everything you need beautiful position on a lake.would very much like to return in future it is the best home we have rented in Florida

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wedding Break

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with friends for a wedding with a group from the UK. There were a number of guests at the weding party staying in properties close by, and this was a wonderful central location. The weather was beautiful in April, and we particularly enjoyed relaxing by the pool, but the house was always pleasantly cool and comfortable compared to the higher temperatures outside. The house was well stocked with all the necessities for a self-catering break. The supermarket was not far away by car, so it was easy to stock up on everything we needed for the 5 days we were there. However, a car is definitely advisable as there are not many shops or other amenities within walking distance. I would not hesitate to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, we're glad you had lovely trip.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Portland, OR
3

Wonderful home with peaceful setting!

  • 3 of 5

My husband and I just spent five great days in this home with his Florida family that came to stay with us. The house is incredible and in such a wonderful location. The two master bedrooms worked great, we didn't feel like we were on top of each other and we spent all of our time on the fabulous patio bird watching, coffee clutching, and catching up! The house is spacious and very well laid out. We would stay there again! However, after reading some reviews it looks as though a property management company has taken over and the house might not have been in the same condition for us as it was for the guests that stayed before the property management group took over.

The Cons:

-There is a ripped screen on the patio allowing bugs, birds, leaves, and hopefully not alligators into the pool area. With the wind picking up it made for quite the mess in the patio area.

-The grill was out of propane. This is a huge source of frustration for us, we rent vacation homes all over the US because we travel a ton. I hate getting to a rental and finding out that we have to find a propane place, do the swap out, and pay for it out of our own pocket. Thankfully, the Home Depot was right up the road but still- we don't like eating that cost.

-They claimed it was a well stocked kitchen. We would have to disagree. The home had no extra toilette paper, no garbage bags at all, no paper towels, we were left with one dishwasher tablet, and no dryer sheets. So once again, we had to buy a ton of stuff that should be provided.

-There are some mold issues in the home. Which, I'm sure, is totally typical for the area but I feel like the home isn't being cleaned and kept up on like it used to be.

If they could just improve on the house being stocked with the basics and make some repairs to the home, it would be so helpful for the next people that stayed. The home was still great and we would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Angie, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at our house. I would like to clarify that the house is still privately owned but due to living overseas we do employ a management company to maintain the house in our absence. Ensuring the quality of this service does on occasions cause us a challenge, and the feedback is valued to help us ensure the house is as expected on your arrival. My wife and I are really pleased that you found the layout of the house and the location met with your expectations. We've also spent many happy hours sitting on the lanai watching the world go by. In response to the items that you raise as “Cons" -We are sorry if we haven't met your expectations in these areas and we aim to ensure that the issues do not occur again. -The issue with the pool screen has now been addressed. It occurred in a storm, which happened just prior to your arrival and, unfortunately although we endeavoured to have this repaired prior to your stay, we were unable to achieve this in the time scale. -The kitchen is in our opinion well stocked, including many appliances that cater for a variety of needs. It is unusual that there were no bin bags present in the house, and we will take this up with the cleaner. -As for the report of mould this is very unusual and we've had no major issues of this nature over the ten years that we have owned the house. We will speak with our cleaner to address this and check that the extraction fans are functioning fully. We market our home as self catering, and aim to provide enough items to ensure that you have sufficient household essentials to manage the first 24/48hrs, including toilet rolls in each of the three bathrooms (usually one spare in the towel cupboard in the family bathroom). We will however review the list of essentials and work with the cleaners/management company to ensure that all items are present at check in. We are glad that even although you had some minor issues, you would stay again at our house and enjoy the views of the lake and wildlife in the future John.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Russellville, Kentucky
4

Beautiful home!

  • 4 of 5

My family of 8 stayed here very comfortably. We were within a short driving distance from several beaches and wonderful eateries. The kids loved the pool! My favorite was waking up and seeing the birds and other friendly visitors on the lake. It was a very peaceful area! We also appreciated the ability to park in the garage instead of outside. The only problem was one toilet didn't work and it took a few days for them to come fix it. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review, we're sorry about the toilet and the time taken to get this resolved. We'll take this up with our local agent, so it doesn't happen again. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and would return in the future.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Hampshire, Uk
5

Very peaceful, and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this love property just before it went on vrbo but we wanted to be sure we shared our comments. We were lucky enough to meet the owners who are a lovely English couple who could not do enough to help us with our onward travel information to help get back to the airport.

The Villa has a great open plan, allowing everyone to maintain conversations etc. As you would expect, the villa has everything you need to make your stay comfortable. The ceiling fans in all the rooms helped at night when the ac wasn't needed.

The nearby beaches are lovely, not too crowded and there are plenty of places offering fishing charters and boat rentals.

We hope to be able to return in the future and would love to book this villa again.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Margaret, It was a pleasure having you stay at the villa and we're really pleased that you enjoyed it so much. We look forward to hearing from you in the future.
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Map

Photos

Rates & Availability

Englewood East Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low
Sep 5 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,100
$3,300
 
 
Holiday (Christmas)
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$180
$1,250
$3,900
 
 
Peak
Jan 4 2017 - May 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$190
$1,300
$3,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$160
$1,100
$3,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until the booking is confirmed.

Pool heating is available at additional cost, (sometimes required between Fall (Autumn) and Spring).

The property operates a no smoking policy. We would politely ask that guests refrain from smoking inside the property and use an ash tray when smoking on the lanai or pool deck.

No pets allowed.

The maximum number of Guests has been set in association with or by state law and includes small children and infants. The maximum occupancy for our villa is 8. In the event occupancy is exceeded beyond the maximum occupants allowed for the Property, Guests will be asked, and agrees, to vacate the Property immediately. In such event, Guest shall forfeit all payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Englewood East Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Double vanity unit
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Direct access to pool deck
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , en suite master room, with walk in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , walk in closet, en suite with direct access to pool deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , (one set of twin beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shuffleboard
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties