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Riverside Retreat

Villa with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private pool and golf nearby in Long Meadow, Florida

From £705 per week

Villa to rent in Long Meadow, Florida

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

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Near golf
  • Parking

Villa overview - owner's description

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 golf clubs, fishing rods & 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. 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. 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 games room with pool table, dart board, table tennis and Nintendo Wii on large plasma TV which should keep the young and young at heart happy. WIFI is included.

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 to catch the sun.

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 you could 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 on the lanai watching the wildlife around the villa.


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.

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 relaxing wicker chairs & table and also a rocking bench.

There is a large BBQ on the lanai area and also one in the garden for more alfresco dining.

A child barrier is also supplied for safety.

FAMILY ROOM - the family room has three 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. The entertainment centre also holds a variety of board & card games, magazines, and is 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 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, dart board, table tennis, 42” plasmas TV and Nintendo Wii together with chairs & cd player & radio.

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 three 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.

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, 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. Various 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 , 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.

Our home is also equipped with a secure safe if you wish to use.


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9 out of 9 people recommend staying here


Family from Cambridge, United Kingdom Aug 2017

Very nice and clean house. You don't feel like its a holiday home it feels like a house, things are of high quality and the place is kept very clean. If you are staying with the family there is a game room in the garage which will keep your kids of all ages busy and entertained. Its away from hustle and bustle of Miami or Orlando, the Englewood beach is also very peaceful and not crowded. My family enjoyed their visit after spending a week in Orlando area this was a nice change for us. So thank you.

I would just like to say that there is an issue with the extractor fan on top of the hob, which either I didn't know how to operate or needs looking at. Other than that everything was perfect.



Couple from Plymouth, United Kingdom Apr 2016

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at the villa and would recommend to anyone looking to go to Florida for a holiday, the location is excellent and the weather at this time of year (April) was fantastic. The communication from Lisa, the owner was fabulous and could not fault her.

The villa has everything you would need whilst on holiday e.g. beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes, pool, air hockey etc all as described in the advert on owners direct. The master bed was extremely comfortable and much needed after a full day out sight seeing. The kitchen area was also extremely well equipped.

Fabulous holiday was had by all which in our case was simply Chris n Jude, Plymouth

Reply from Lisa

Hi both!

Glad you had a great time! Thank you for such a lovely review, we do appreciate it. 😀

If you are visiting the area again, please don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Many thanks,

Lisa & Darren


Family from Kent, United Kingdom Apr 2016

We were a "three generation" family group looking for some rest and relaxation after the Orlando theme parks and have to say that this was without doubt one of the best equipped villas that we have rented - ant there have been a few ! The house is beautifully located, spacious and has everything that we could ask for. The Games Room is a particularly good facility and the pool with the assorted outdoor furniture was brilliant. Lisa and Dean have paid real attention to detail and it shows throughout. The location is lovely we saw a couple of small alligators, a very friendly and inquisitive heron, turtles and a variety of other birds. We went to Bocca Grande and saw wild dolphins, collected shells there and went to Captiva Island, which was worth the two hour drive, for even more fabulous shell collecting. Would recommend The Bubble Room on Captiva for lunch and South Beach Grill at Bocca Grande.

We would certainly go back.

Reply from Lisa


So glad you had a great time! Thank you for your fabulous review 😀

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you are visiting there again.

Many thanks



Family from Halesowen, United Kingdom Aug 2015

Wonderful villa so clean & spacious & really well equipped. In a lovely peaceful area close to some lovely beaches and local amenities. Being so close to the wildlife was amazing. We would definitely recommend this villa to anyone & we are saving up to go again!!!😀😀


Family from Teignmouth, United Kingdom Jun 2015

We arrived at the villa and immediately were impressed by what we saw. The Villa is very spacious, extremely clean and has everything you could possibly need. The owners have thought of everything including Pool toys for the kids and many items for a fun day at the beach, chairs, umbrellas and sand toys.
We were blown away by the scenery and setting of the Villa. The pool looks over the waterway, where we spent many hours viewing the abundance of wildlife. Alligators and turtles made a daily appearance, along with many lizards and birds. We also spotted a few armadillos and on the last day a Bob Cat walked straight past us outside the villa!!
Englewood beach is only a 10 minute drive away and is definitely worth a visit. We all enjoyed the clear, warm sea and searching for shark teeth along the shoreline. Punta Gorda is about half an hour drive away where you can find Peace River Wildlife Centre with free entry to view many different Native Birds.
Be sure to visit the Ice Cream Parlour on the corner of Sunnybrook Blvd, the best Ice Cream we have tasted.
We would like to Thank Lisa for allowing us to stay in her wonderful villa and for all help and guidance along the way. We would have no hesitation in recommending the Villa to family and friends and we will definitely look forward to staying again in the future.


Family from Bournemouth, United Kingdom Jun 2014

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!

10 other reviews

Graham Nov 2018

This property is a beautiful four bedroom villa complete with spacious living areas and bedrooms; pool on the lanai; games rooms, etc. It is perfect for families. The villa is situated on a very friendly estate and there are several golf courses near and the lovely beaches are approximately 10 mins away. We would not hesitate to recommend this property. (Review left on another site)

E Smith Sep 2018

Stayed at this villa as part of two families, bedrooms were ideally set up for this. Villa was very clean and had lots of facilities. Owners were really helpful and it’s a lovely neighbourhood. We would definitely stop again. review left on another site with 5* rating

G Waterfield Aug 2018

Nice spotless home in a peaceful setting near easy driving to beaches & restaurants. Beautiful lanai watching wildlife which was a welcome change to hectic Orlando parks. Thanks for letting us stay at your home. Williams family, Kent review left on another site with 5* rating

Alison C Dec 2016

Great choice for a family get-together for Christmas week. All 8 of us had our own beds and noone was sleeping on a living room pullout. The home is clean. We barbequed Christmas day dinner for 15 and ate on the Lanai. The swimming pool and game room were highlights. Very nice neighborhood to walk, run and bicycle. Location is great to just about everything. And of course, we loved the sun and the beach every day. Christmas magic.

Antonio Q Nov 2016

Wonderful / beautiful property Rotonda West, FL, 33947, United States Date of Stay 20 Nov 2016 Great time. The property have everything needed. Fully equipped and the owner is very nice and helpful.

Karen L Sep 2016

We wanted rest and relaxation after a hectic week visiting the Orlando Theme Parks, and this villa was perfect for achieving that goal. This is a large family sized villa with a good size pool, a spacious interior that has been well kept and very clean. Four large double / twin bedrooms, and an enormous master ensuite. The Kitchen is well-equipped, two Dining Rooms, a Lounge with TV and DVD, and WiFi that works well throughout the villa. We had everything we needed, and more, for a great holiday. The villa is situated in a quiet, peaceful community -- you wouldn't know you had neighbours. We enjoyed evenings sitting by the Pool, which is fully enclosed in a netted lanai to keep any insects and other small 'critters' away. We also enjoyed the lovely views by the Pool of the River that runs behind the villa. We saw all sorts of bird life, and 'wild life' like alligators, and a snake that slithered quickly across the road outside the property. The villa is located a short drive away from some beautiful white sandy beaches with supermarkets, like Walmart and Publix close by for retail therapy. We especially enjoyed a morning coffee and freshly baked muffin at Manatee Beans and Brews in nearby Englewood ( - well worth a visit. Overall, a perfect place for a restful holiday. Our family had a wonderful time. We would have no hesitation in recommending your villa to our friends & family and would return.

Colin M Aug 2016

Enjoyed the holiday at the villa! It had a great lanai for sitting out in evenings even when it rained! Very nice to see wildlife and the villa is located in a peaceful area. Nice that the master bedroom is on one side of the villa and the 3 other bedrooms for kids on the other! Nice beaches locally and good selection of restaurants in Port Charlotte not far away. Kids loved garage for games and wifi was very good and fast! No hesitation to recommend and would return.

Melanie S Jul 2016

Lovely big family villa with good size pool, so spacious inside we kept getting lost! Everything you need for a lovely holiday away from it all. 4 big double/twin bedrooms and the master ensuite was huge. Well equipped Kitchen, 2 dining areas and a Lounge with full tv dvd and cable set up. Wifi worked well throughout the property and games room provided extra entertainment value. Friendly family feel to the villa meant we were at home straight away. Lovely views from the pool patio along the river that runs behind all the properties, we saw bald eagles, a giant stork, alligators and lots of turtles as well as a number of different wading birds. Pool is fully enclosed in a netted lanai that keeps any flies away. Rotonda Estate's roads are all flat and quiet, so good for cycling and waterways extend around the estate. Villas are spread out so the area is very quiet and peaceful. Explored all the beaches along a 40 mile stretch of coast which were all good - our favourites were Bocca Grande and Sanibel. For culture visit Edison Ford Winter Gardens & Museum in Fort Myers. For restaurants Venice was best, lots in the town but also try The Crow's Nest (upstairs) at the Marina, as well as Fisherman' Village at Punta Grande for perfect sunsets over Port Charlotte Bay. All in all a perfect place for a restful holiday.

Jim W Jul 2016

Our family had a wonderful time. The house was nice and clean. Very quiet and enjoyable community. Surrounding beaches were beautiful. We would definitely stay here again!

Sam W May 2016

After going over to the Orlando /Kissimmee are for a number of years this year we decided to venture far further away and try some where different , and we are glad we did . After trawling through the Website we kept going back to this property , its situated in a lovely quite part of Rotonda and with lovely views of the waterway at the rear , many times we seen the gators , squirrels , and numerous birds . This is a south facing pool and a great place to chill out . The inside is much larger than what you think and see on the photos , the rooms are all very very clean and spacious and the master bedroom with the en suite is massive. A large kitchen with all the utensils etc are provided a very big lounge and a separate TV viewing area . We had no problems with the booking via the website and all went along smoothly , Lisa and Darren thanks for letting us have your villa we will highly recommend it to others ...Great time .

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This villa is:

10km from the nearest beach 6km from the nearest bar 3km from the nearest restaurant 6km from the nearest supermarket 103km from Southwest Florida International Airport 149km from Tampa Airport 265km from Orlando MCO Airport 69km from Sarasota 70km from Fort Myers

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This villa is in the town but in a quiet area near the sea. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue, a garage and outside lighting. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.

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Updated 6 April 2021

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 8 May - 17 December 2021: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 18 December 2021 - 1 January 2022: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 21 April - 16 October 2022: the minimum stay is 5 nights.

Long stay discounts

  • Receive 15% off if the booking is for 21 days or more.
  • Receive 20% off if the booking is for 60 days or more.
  • Arrive between 1 July - 31 August and receive 15% off if the booking is for 15 days or more.

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



  • pool heating

    £75.00 per week, paid with booking



4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:

  • 1 king size bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds


2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool with electric heating, Size 8m x 3.6m


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, WiFi / WiFi, Radio, Telephone, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning, Central heating, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire essential


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Tennis court


Snooker / pool table, Table tennis

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Restricted mobility

Extra information

large 26ft x 12 ft pool which can be electrically heated if required.


Average rating from 9 reviews

Private Owner From Tipton, United Kingdom Member since Jan 2012

Past bookings: 30 bookings

Response rate: 100%

Response time: within 13 minutes

Last seen: 2 days ago

Number of properties: 1

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