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*Ahh^ VACATION** Private Tropical Oasis Punta Gorda 170 feet of canal/River View

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,970 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

What an awesome area and this home is located in an ideal loaction to ENJOY !

Amazing Tropical Paradise close to restaurant's, clubs, shopping, activities and beach's. The backyard of this home is difficult to describe without photographs; truly a very unique PRIVATE OASIS which you have to see to believe. The Home, Pool, Tiki Hut, and Jacuzzi all have great water front and canal views. A variety of Mature Tropical palms adorn the property including Royal, Date palms, Bush tail Banana and Cabbage Palms. You have your own 16 x 24 Tiki Hut in your back yard, Boat dockage for small motor craft or sail boats is also available. The backyard also has a private partitioned outdoor shower. The home has recently been updated with a modern kitchen, paint, led lighting and furnishings. This is a roomy 4 bedroom ranch home with two (2) baths, one with a shower, and one with a tub/shower combination a laundry room and dining room. Three of the bedrooms have walk in closets and 2 also have ceiling fans. All of the bedrooms have Flat screen TV's and of course wireless internet /WIFI throughout.

Disney, SeaWorld and Universal are only 2 1/2 hours away. 10 Minutes to miniature golf, 10 minutes to regular golf, 1 minute to great fishing. Fisherman's Wharf, a complex of shopping and restaurants on the water overlooks the Charlotte Harbor is just a short drive. From your backyard you can occasionally see Manatees, Dolphins and even a giant ray as well as fish jumping with joy. You can also take a day cruise to Key West from Fort Myers or Captiva or Sanibel Island. Boca Grande Beach or Manasota Key beaches are just a short drive away where shelling and sharks teeth abound for the taking

This home is located 5 miles from Punta Gorda Airport and 30 miles from Fort Myers airport Allegiant Air & Frontier offers many value flight options from small local airports. Check out their web sites for more information.

Many great restaurants, shopping, Fisherman's village and local activities in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte to enjoy, very close to I 75 and Tamiami Trail for shopping and travel to other Florida destinations.

For Grocery shopping, Publix is only (10 min) 3.6 mi and Walmart (10 min) 4.7 mi. Downtown Punta Gorda is minutes away. Tennis at the YMCA is (9 min) 4.8 mi . You can join for the month or pay a daily rate. There are 26 golf courses in the vicinity, the closest being no more than 10 minutes away and the furthest no more than 30 minutes away.

More Details

Brian and Sue
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 2, 2018

About Brian and Sue

Automation engineer from Michigan working in the challenging automotive industry. Sue works in the dental field we both work hard and play hard and enjoy our down time. We have four young adult children that keep us on our toes.

Sue and Brian

Brian and Sue purchased this house in 2016

Why Brian and Sue chose Charlotte Harbor

This place stood well above the other 60+ homes we looked at. The WOW factor of the back yard is incredible. Friends with homes 3x the value cannot get over our location views and amenities. We LOVE to recharge at this house and our goal and hope is that you can also enjoy return and love and cherish your stay as much as we do! This is a very unique property please ENJOY! Sue and Brian

What makes this house unique

Close to shopping, downtown Punta Gorda fisherman's village and minutes to the I75 freeway. Quick access to fort Meyers and other Florida destinations and beaches. Water! Water recreation. 5 minutes to Punta Gorda airport; 40 minutes to Ft Meyers airport; check out Allegis air lines flights to small towns at reasonable rates. We fly in and out of Toledo OH for great rates and just over a 2 hour direct flight. That being said this home still offers a very quiet tropical private home setting!!!


Charlotte Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1970 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , lots of storage cabinets
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , walk in closet, lots of storage, bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Walk in closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Nautical walk in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , closet, storage
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Enjoy your private OASIS


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*Ahh^ VACATION** Private Tropical Oasis Punta Gorda 170 feet of canal/River View
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
Succasunna, NJ

Pure relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the accomodations! The house was very clean and the grounds we're beautiful! Jerry, the care taker next store, was always available to answer any questions. The location was perfect. We will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kimberley, Thank you for your booking and the kind review. We are blessed to have Jerry and we are glad that he made your vacation a bit more enjoyable and comfortable. We welcome your family back any time. People like you are the reason we so much enjoy sharing our little piece of paradise. You left our vacation home like you found it; wonderful. We look forward to having you back soon. Your Hosts, Sue & Brian
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Extremely Unsafe Location

  • 1 of 5

I'm going to try to put this as kindly as I possibly can . The property has an extremely beautiful pool area as well as tiki bar but that is the end of anything positive I could say about this place. I was injured on this property due to being mildly electrocuted and when I brought this to the owners attention I was immediately asked to leave and he put my children and myself out on the street with no place to stay . I took various photos of the electrical system in this house and there is no way that this can be up to code. There were even broken pesticide botlles opened on the pool area which we got all over our feet. The caretaker for the property was in the hospital and there was no back up of any kind . I went so far as to ask Brian for a hammer so I could do a few repairs myself and his answer was to ask me and my kids to leave. To make matters worse the owner has now refused to refund my money even though I purchased the home away and Insurance but I am quite certain that home away is going to rectify that . I was injured so severe that I had to go to the emergency room for another safety isse there and spent six hours in a hospital bed due to catching a sandal on a raise nail on the deck and falling onto the cement . I have no idea how much damage the electrocution may have had on me . The entire power panel appeared to have no breakers at all and just wire tied wires together . Extension cords are runningbunderneath the ground that are not the proper type of cord to be underneath the ground . I just want to caution anyone that may fall for these photos that when you get to the house it looks nothing like these photos . Many closets and cupboards are broken and The homeowner will drop a lease on you that is not what you think it will be at the last minute so you forced to sign . The lease agreement make shoe liable for pretty much anything in the house and unfortunately if you wanted to based upon this lease agreement he could hold you responsible for items that are already broken and and fixed in the home . That is another item that home away has been gracious enough to cover for me and make sure he does not charge me for broken closet doors that were already broken . Homeaway Safety and Security team has been great and I feel confident that this will be resolved.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: CONVIENENT LOCATION SAFE & SECLUDED David called me at 11:00 at night and it seemed he was very out of sorts. He was screaming and wanted immediate access to my owners closet for a hammer. I explained that it contained personnel belongings & refused to provide access. He became furious. He claimed a nail was up on the deck that he tripped upon, which need to be fixed IMMEDIATELY. I asked him how, and why now? Could maintenance look at it in the am? He yelled NO! He now claimed the house was a mess & unsafe for him and his children and that the interior and exterior electrical system were faulty & the house dirty. He never mentioned harm. He said the house was fine & liked it the day before? He was hard to understand and not making sense. I think the cord he is referring to in the yard is for12Vdc low voltage lighting the supply is on an approved GFCI. This lighting is low voltage approved for outdoor burial & sold at Home Depot. David is a truck driver not an electrician. My house keeper found an excessive amount of liquor & beer bottles in the trash. She took pictures. Her exact comment was an "awful lot of drinking for a single adult". The wire box I believe he is referring to is a junction box he unscrewed and opened who knows why? The home has a circuit breaker panel which passed a County electrical Inspecting on 8/22/16.The deck was not a nail at all, looks like a chunk of wood on a step was kicked off, it appeared to be a stumble on a missed step. David said he was up all night the past 2 nights cleaning. When looking back at his original correspondence when reserving the house he stated:" he and his children were OCD and the house would be cleaner when he left then when he arrived". I did not see the RED flag. Tammy, our house keeper said the place was tore apart, drawers, cabinets, & ALL the cleaning products used. Even though records show 3 March cleanings.. I told David if he was not happy to leave, opened a case & utilized VRBO for all communication they were great to work with. I refunded the full balance of his stay & full security deposit the same day. He states in his review that he is worried about not getting the refund or deposit he had a week before writing a review? I did not feel safe with him in the house. He said he could stay with Dad a mile away. We have never in our multiple vacation rental homes & several years renting ever seen anything like this. Please look at our reviews THEY speak for themselves. Your Hosts, Sue & Brian
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Perfect House For Some R&R

  • 5 of 5

We brought our daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren along with us to this beautiful spacious house with plenty of storage. The beds were all very comfortable. Owners have everything you need at your fingertips, including bicycles and kayaks. Took a drive to Boca Grande, a very elite island, lots of neat restaurants and beautiful beach. We also drove to Siesta Key Beach, our grandson's found lot's of sand dollars. The rest of the time was spent at the Gorgeous pool and hot tub, that was always kept at perfect temperature. If we had a problem, a close by neighbor, takes care of the grounds and house would see to our concerns quickly. We would like to thank Brian and Sue for their Kind Hospitality. We had a Fun and Relaxing Week!! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tanya, That is what vacation is all about and we are so glad you had a chance to break away from the mundane and recharge. I really appreciate this review knowing you are in the hospitality property management business. Yes Jerry is blessing for us! Guests like you are what Susan and I enjoy most about sharing our home and seeing families take time out to come together to enjoy each other, life and our little paradise. This makes it all worth while and also makes us smile. Now I am thinking it is time overdue that we get a. break and enjoy one of those awesome area beaches!! Your welcome back any time. Your Hosts, Sue & Brian
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Marlton, NJ

Great House and Location

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay. The house is very clean and well equipped with just about everything you need. The owners, Brian and Sue, are very accommodating and went above and beyond to ensure the house met our expectations and that our vacation was a memorable one. The house is a quick 5 minute drive to shopping, restaurants, fishing boats, etc at Fisherman's Village. I would definitely recommend the house.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Randy, Thank you we are so happy that you and your family had a memorable vacation. Reviews like this mean a lot to us and is one of the happiest feelings and best things about VRBO/ Home away and sharing our little piece of paradise. Sue & Brian
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Peaceful and serene

  • 5 of 5

A group of us shared the house as a base for visiting spring trading sites from Sarasota to Ft.Myers.When not attending the games we sat outside,enjoyed some cocktails,barbqued some some food and enjoyed the absolutely gorgeous back yard.I would highly recommend anyone to stay here.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterside Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our time in the port Charlotte home. The pool and hot tub was gorgeous. The owners made sure we were comfortable and the grounds keeper checked in frequently. Great for fishing. Good place for older kids. Younger kids may find it hard to keep an eye on younger ones with a pool and open water. We hope to return! Thanks again. I

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Punta Gorda
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sunset Grill
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many Down Town Punta Gorda
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Port Charlotte / Boca Grande / Englewood

Fisherman village and historic Punta Gorda area 7 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Pool Heat option $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Home Cleaning fee /Pool $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Please contact owner for multi month bookings rate quotes. December to April we reserve the right to book a single tenant for the winter months and may not offer any weekly rates. This note shall be updated periodically. Would like to have a multi month tenant for the winter season. Contact the owner with any questions or to discuss any special requests please. Note we add a fee to heat the pool during fall / winter / spring bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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