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Overview

Beautiful south facing Gulf Coast villa,

A great place to base yourself for a spectacular holiday vacation.

Our villa has all the usual vacation essentials plus many extra’s to help make your holiday complete! It has been furnished throughout as our own home and we leave many of our own items such as docking stations, golf clubs, fishing rods & scooter/bikes available for use during your stay.

For the golfing enthusiasts the Rotonda West complex has 5 great courses for both beginner and more accomplished players. We also leave a set of golf clubs to use. The Rotonda golf and country club is very welcoming and most helpful with guest bookings, club loan or hints/tips on the local courses.

Our home backs onto a waterway, so is ideal for fishing from the back garden. There are also many trips available to enable you to fish the backwaters of the bay or to take a sea trip.

We also have a well stocked games room with pool table, dart board, air hockey, table tennis and Nintendo Wii on large plasma TV which should keep the young and young at heart happy. Wifi is included free of charge.

But if your thing is a great relaxing break to unwind and take in a few rays our villa has a fantastic extended south facing lanai and large pool area which catches the sun all day.

We are only minutes away from some of the most spectacular beaches on Florida’s Gulf Coast with miles of golden sands and crystal clear waters to relax by.

After a day at the beach why not head for some of the area’s many great restaurants which cater for any taste, from fabulous local seafood to good old home style cooking it’s a must for the food lover in all of us.

But if you are all tired after your days out you could always stay in by the pool and have a BBQ relaxing in the lanai watching the wildlife around the villa.

Whatever kind of holiday vacation you are looking for our villa has it all!!


Description
Large four bedroom home in idyllic setting with waterside view from our 26ft x 12ft south facing pool which can be heated if required during winter months.

Our home has undeveloped land at each side which is a haven for wildlife. There is a waterway view to the rear where you will more than likely see alligators, turtles, numerous types of different birds and to the front is one of the many local golf courses.

POOL - large 26ft x 12ft pool which can be heated electrically if needed. Pool toys & floats etc are left at the villa for your use.

The pool area has an eating area for alfresco dining, with large table & seating area on the extended lanai and plenty of sun loungers and chairs for everyone to relax in the sun. There is also a further seating area with large wicker chairs & table and also a rocking bench.

There is also a large gas BBQ just off the lanai area.

A child barrier is also supplied if you wish for your family safety and also a pool cover for use during winter months.

FAMILY ROOM - the family room has large leather sofa’s, large TV with DVD and VCR players, Ipod docking station, CD player and telephone. There is also entertainment center is a great room to relax & listen to a CD. The entertainment centre also holds a variety of board & card games, magazines, jigsaws and is well stocked with books to cater for every taste for both adults & children.

The TV’s in our home are all linked to Comcast Cable TV which provide a wide range of channels.

We also offer FREE high speed wireless internet access. Just bring your laptop, tablet or phone if you want to stay connected.

GAMES ROOM - The games room has a pool table, air hockey table, dart board, table tennis, 42” plasmas TV and Nintendo Wii together with chairs & table & Ipod docking station & Hifi.

We also have children’s and adults bikes if you wish to explore the area.

Fishing Equipment is also left in the games room for your use and a set of golf clubs.

KITCHEN - Our huge kitchen is well stocked with every item you may need during your stay including Fridge, Freezer, Ice Maker, Deep fat fryer, Electric Kettle, Microwave, Blender, Dishwasher, Large Oven, Slow Cooker, First aid kit, 4 slice toaster, Large pantry, Microwave, Coffee Maker, around 16 settings of Dinner & side plates, glasses and outdoor eating/drinking items.

The kitchen also has a breakfast area and also a breakfast bar and direct access to the lanai area.

LOUNGE & DINING ROOM provides comfortable sofa’s and chairs for relaxing and also a formal dining area. The lounge & dining room overlook the lanai and pool area through triple full height patio doors.

BEACH EQUIPMENT - Items are left for your use at the beach, including four beach chairs, two brollys, mats (4),an
towels and two cool boxes in addition to the snorkelling equipment to help you dive for shells at the fantastic beaches.

LINEN & TOWELS - all linens and towels are included for your stay including towels for use inside the villa and also various beach towels for use at the beach or on pool/lanai area.

UTILITY ROOM - has a washer and dryer and Ironing board/iron for your use during your stay.

MASTER BEDROOM has American Queen size bed (UK King size), Television, alarm clock, hairdryer, straighteners, DVD player large walk in wardrobe and french doors which open out to the pool.

Large en suite bathroom with his & hers vanities, shower room, WC , large bath and a towel cupboard.

2ND BEDROOM has queen size bed and large walk in wardrobe. Alarm clock radio & patio doors which open out to pool area.

3RD & 4TH BEDROOMS both have twin beds, walk in wardrobes & an ipod docking station alarm clock.

FAMILY BATHROOM has bath, shower, hairdryer, vanity unit, direct access to the pool.

All of our rooms except the games room are air conditioned with ceiling fans. Fans are provided in the games room.

Our home is ideal for observing all the local wildlife in the area and is great for just sitting & watching the variety of visitors to the waterway and the bird feeders in the trees in our garden. The area of Rotonda is very peaceful and great for cycling around the cycle tracks.

At the centre of the Rotonda is a 30 acre community park with free tennis courts (there are rackets & tennis balls at the villa), playground and bicycle trails through the nature reserve.

Our management company is located only a short distance away and is always helpful and available for any queries you may have and to give advice regarding the local area.

The nearest supermarkets are only a few minutes drive away, including Publix, Wal-mart and Winn Dixie offering everything that you could possibly need.

The nearest shopping centre is only 15 minutes drive into Port Charlotte where there is a shopping mall and large department stores.

Summary:

Beautiful south facing Gulf Coast villa with pool and games room & FREE WIFI.
Everything you could want from a Villa holiday and more.
A great place to base yourself for a spectacular Florida vacati

Facilities

Property type: Villa

Room details

Bedrooms:

4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Bedroom 1: 1 King size bed, En Suite
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 3: 2 Single beds
Bedroom 4: 2 Single beds

Seats:
Room for 8 in the dining area
Room for 8 in the living area
Bathrooms:
2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
Internet (WI-FI)
Radio
Telephone
TV Languages in English, Local
Leisure:
Snooker / pool table
Table tennis
Heating and air con:
Air conditioning
Central heating
Household:
Clothes drier
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Glassware
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Kettle
Microwave
Oven
Toaster
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Private
Other:
Barbecue
Garage
Outside lighting
Parking
Private garden
Tennis court

Suitability

Suitable for
Infants
Restricted mobility

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Sailling
Scuba Diving
Sports Center

Sights and attractions

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Changeover days and minimum stays
Arrival date range Minimum stay (nights)
1st April 2015 to 24th July 2015 5
25th July 2015 to 31st March 2016 7
1st April 2016 to 22nd May 2016 5
23rd May 2016 to 4th June 2016 7
5th June 2016 to 15th July 2016 5
16th July 2016 to 16th December 2016 7

Discounts and extras

If more then one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.


Discounts

Early Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made more than x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st December 9 Months 10%
1st January to 31st December 6 Months 5%
Long Stay Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking is equal to or longer than x days/weeks/months Discount
1st January to 31st December 21 Days 10%
1st January to 31st December 60 Days 20%

Extras

Optional extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
pool heating All year N/A £75.00 per week

Paid with booking

Location

This is exact location

Nearby:
  • Nearest beach: 10km
  • Nearest bar: 6km
  • Nearest restaurant: 3km
  • Nearest supermarket: 6km
  • Tampa Airport: 149km
  • Orlando MCO Airport: 265km
  • Sarasota: 69km
  • Fort Myers: 70km

Reviews

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4 out of 4 people recommend staying here
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Stayed Tuesday 24 June 2014 with Family
This is a beautiful villa in a beautiful place. The villa layout is brilliant for families as it provides lots of different spaces, with two living areas, two dining areas- plus one on the lanai,- a lovely kitchen, a great games room and a fabulous master suite which is in a separate wing to the other 3 bedrooms. The pool area is big and has loads of furniture in shaded areas, we sat out and dined by the pool on several evenings. The pool itself is fabulous and we loved cooling off in it, whilst watching exotic birds come and go from the nearby trees and the gators and turtles popping their heads up in the nearby waterway. Exceeded our expectations. The owners were so helpful and even sent us local booklets before we arrived so that we could start to plan our stay. Cant wait to go back!
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Stayed Saturday 31 May 2014 with Family
SUPERB VILLA & LOCATION We have stayed at this lovely villa which surpassed our expectations. The owners have thought about everyone needs and the villa was very clean and well equipped. There is a Games Room with every game that a family with children would want including bikes, fishing rods etc etc. The location is superb with various golf courses around this up market estate for those who like this sport. There are first class beaches approximately 10 minutes away by car. Its lovely to sit on the lanai and watch the colourful birds and wild life come and go. Would have no hesitation in recommending this property. Excellent communication from owners.
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Stayed Saturday 17 May 2014 with Family
Really beautiful house in a lovely location. Ideally situated for visiting beaches and exploring the Gulf Coast, but to be honest we preferred to stay around the villa, golfing, fishing and taking advantage of watching the wildlife from the lanai. There is a large pool at this house which overlooks the waterway & there are plenty of sun loungers & chairs for everyone. The lanai also has a dining area & a further seating area with large comfy wicker chairs where we enjoyed a morning coffee. House was excellent, very clean & very well equipped with everything we needed. There were two living areas plus the games room at this villa which suited our family (when we did go indoors!) as the kids chilled on the leather settees in the den watching TV or in the games room while we chilled in the further Lounge which overlooks the pool. All bedrooms were well equipped, nicely furnished and had huge comfy beds. We have stayed in Florida before & rented properties but this house was a true gem to find as it is certainly a home from home. We will certainly be returning! Lots of information was at the villa about the area & communication from owners was very good, they were always available for our endless questions & sent lots of information by email & also posted visitors guides to the area which were really helpful to plan our stay. Our flight was delayed on way over so we contacted the owners & management company directly to let them know. Was really impressed as they arranged for lighting to be on when we arrived in the middle of the night & also offered to pick up any food essentials for us! Very impressed.
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Stayed Monday 31 March 2014 with Couple
On first arriving at the property my wife and I looked at each other as if to say, this cant be it ! Unkempt lawns( unlike all the others on the approach) stained and dirty exterior of the property, front porch, windows and front door very dirty. However, once inside the property is rather pleasant with most things you could want from a holiday villa. Very spacious and well equipped. Large rooms well furnished. Large well equipped kitchen. Good TV channel choice Wi Fi included. Uncomfortable master bed with roll together mattress and creaky base whenever you make the slightest movement. Most of the pillows were sweat stained and yellow, not nice. The pool was starting to get coloured and cloudy after a few days so we called the management company. After a few more days it got worse so we called again and the pool man turned up with lots of chlorine and excuses. After that it was fine. Sorry to sound like the hotel inspector but the first impression made us feel that way. Dont get me wrong, its a lovely house in a nice quiet area, handy for all the beaches, fishing and cities with all the facilities you would need, sitting out the back by the pool in the evening cooking on the ( uncleaned ) BBQ watching the birds, squirrels, fish and little alligators was very please and relaxing. it just felt a little unloved Photos of the house show bushes/shrubs to left of pool area to screen you off. These are not there now. No chairs to take to the beach, we bought our own. If everyone staying has to pay the £75 cleaning fee, then the owners need to take issue with the management company who employ the cleaning team. I did inform them and took photos should the owners wish to see them. Would we stay there again ? Probably if it was looked after a little as it really is a good place. Sorry if I sound a bit moaning, but if Im paying over £100 a night, I want it right. I appreciate that living in one country and owning a house in another, that the owners are somewhat at the mercy and word of their management company. Maybe this review may encourage them to chase them up ?
Owner reply:

Tony,As you know from our emails over the weekend, we are really shocked by the comments as we have not had negative feedback before.We have taken this very seriously & are in contact with the management company to find out what went wrong on this occasion.I'm aware that in the last few months, Rotonda West Association have removed the non-native shrubbery from vacant lots and therefore this affected the land to the side of our villa. I believe the dust/dirt that this has created was responsible for the condition of the outside of the villa and whilst the property is jet washed twice yearly, this was unable to be done as prior to your visit, there was a three month stay at the villa. The jet spray was therefore overdue and will now be rectified.The bed & quite a few of the pillows were new, being replaced in May last year. This is being checked and replaced again if necessary along with the pillows and other items.Regarding the missing beach chairs, we leave an inventory of items which should be at the villa and also leave personal belongings which we hoped would help visitors make the most of their stay. I have requested that this inventory is checked more thoroughly to make sure this does not happen again. I'm assuming the chairs got broken and were thrown away but unfortunately it does not appear that this was reported to myself or the management company, so I couldn't take action to replace them. We're aware that some items will not last forever & replacement is expected every so often, but unfortunately, some guests don't like to report items being broken, even if they are not responsible, for fear that they would incur a charge.Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We do appreciate your feedback & as discussed, hope that you will return soon.Diolch yn fawrLisa & Darren Guest

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