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Villa Heron View For 5* Water Front Luxury

Villa with 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and swimming pool in South Gulf Cove, Cape Haze, USA

From £1,191 per week

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Luxury 4 or 5 Bedroom, 3 Bathrooms & 2 Family rooms. Sleeps10+ .
30' Heated Pool & Spa.
50' x 6' Private Dock. Deep water canal with easy access to the Gulf.
8 sugar sand beaches +7 Golf courses

Overview

ALL RATES QUOTED INCLUDE CLEANING AT THE END OF YOUR STAY AND ALL TAXES.

This large 4 to 5 Bedroom luxury villa, includes Two Master suites with US size Queen double beds, French windows lead to Lanai and Pool area. All doors and windows to Pool area are alarmed for your children's safety!

Two Twin Bedded rooms and 2 Family rooms, one of which has a fold out US size Queen double bed.
3 Bathrooms, 2 on-suite & 1 family bathroom. With either of our two extra fold out guest beds or the full size baby crib we can sleep up to a maximum of 10 adults and 2 children.

Superbly furnished and equipped, including Free High Speed Wireless Internet, Satellite TV, Video/DVD, CD Players in both family rooms, so the kids can do their own thing.

All linen, crockery and towels, even beach towels, deck chairs and toys is included. Just bring food, drink and yourselves? The villa is fully alarmed to all public sevices!

All local Telephone calls, including internet are FREE. Any other calls will be charged to your Security Deposit.

Full air-conditioning, a laundry room and double garage.
This is Ideal for any group from 2 people to two groups sharing.

We are on a Deep water with miles of canals to explore and easy access to Port Charlotte sound and the Gulf of Mexico via the beautiful South Gulf Cove Nature Reserve.

Pool, Spa/Jacuzzi and Private Boat Dock
Their is a 30ft x 13ft Heated Pool and a separately heated 8 person Spa/Jacuzzi. The South facing 25ft Sun Deck is fully screened and not overlooked on any side.

All windows and Doors to the pool area are independantly alarmed, so you know if any kids exit the villa without your knowledge.

There is a 50 x 6ft private Boat Dock, and we can arrange via a local boat hire company, who has a fleet of 10 boats, to have any size boat you require at very good discounted rates.

Our local Management agents live just a few streets away and are there for any assistance you may need 24/7.

Activities and Attractions
Their are 8 wonderful sugar sand beaches, all within a 20 minute drive, that offer safe and very clean swimming, and some of the best shelling and shark tooth collecting along the Gulf coast that can be had!

7 Golf courses within 30 minutes, including 24 Hour floodlit course. All welcome children over 8, and hire all equipment.

Port Charlotte for departmental shopping and all family entertainment is just a 15 miles drive, with a supermarket and petrol station and local stores just 3 miles away.

We list in the villa manual, over 20 great restaurants, there are also, all kinds of take-outs, but why not cook your catch of the day on the villa BBQ/Gas Grill and have a drink in the Spa or sitting by the water on the Dock.

We also provide FOC a full range of Fishing Rods and equipment. You just need to buy Bait.

Reviews

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4 out of 4 people recommend staying here

From Tolleshunt D'arcy, United Kingdom Mar 2005

The Property is located in one of the remaining unspoilt areas of Florida, it is very peacful but only 10 mins from Supermarket and 15 mins from large shopping mall, also within easy reach of beaches and restaurants.
Communication with the owner, leading to our vacations was very prompt and very helpful. The villa provided everything we could possibly require during our stay.
The only negative comment, if I have one is that it is not possible to use the telephone as the area codes are too restricted, also the tv progamming is restricted and we were not given the necessary code to unlock - however this did not in any way spoil our vacation.

Brian

Brian from Uk

Not only is this a large, comfortable, superbly presented property, but it is professionally managed with courteous and helpful owners. The welcome pack was very welcome indeed after arriving from the UK.
It is well located in a fantastic area of Florida, whether you want to laze on a beach visit the offshore islands or compete with the 'gators from the boat dock for fish - great fun!
Thanks Barry. We'll certainly apply to return to this property if and when we visit again, if you'll have us, of course.

Valerie

Valerie from Scotland

Luxurious accommodation in a peaceful setting.A drive away from good eateries.Chance to see florida native animals up close e.g. racoons,toads and gators.

Andrew

Andrew from 8 Orchard Grove

This villa was absolutely fantastic - I couldn't recommend it more highly.

It is very large and comfortable and is in a good location for anyone with a car, being close to Gasparilla island and Englewood.

It's also on a canal which means you can watch the herons and alligators in safety from the dock!
There is lots of really useful information in the villa on local restaurants, beaches, sports, medical info etc. which is really useful.
The local agents are very friendly and helpful and gave us excellent recommendations on things to do and where to go.
The pool backs onto the 2 main bedrooms and it's great to get out of bed, open the bedroom doors and jump straight in the pool.

I went to villa Heron View in May 2005 in a party of 4 people on a golf holiday.
It's located in a great spot with easy access to the following championship golf courses which all cost around $20 including buggy hire
Riverwood
Lemon Bay
Long Marsh
Palms etc. etc...
All of these courses would probably cost £65+ in the UK.


10 other reviews

Louise May 2015

Hello Barry, We had a great time, you have a lovely place. The pool and spa temperatures were perfect, thank you. We saw a baby alligator off the back and a water snake which the children thought was great. Regards Louise Barnett

Bonnie Mar 2015

Hi Barry, Just wanted to drop and line and tell you how much we enjoyed our stay in Port Charlotte. The home was beautiful and just as described! The week we were there was unseasonably cool, so we were very grateful to be able to heat the pool and hot tub! Thank you so much for everything, Bonnie Van Epps

Astrid Mar 2015

Hi Barry, I want to express our satisfaction during our stay in Florida; we were delighted by your home. The West coast of Florida is very beautiful and worth visiting. Thank you. Astrid Reynouard

Courtney Jan 2015

Hello Barry, Just wanted to let you know we once again had an amazing time at your villa. We love your home and the area better than any other place or house we have rented in the past. We hope to be in touch soon to book again next year! Thanks, Courtney Thornton

Hi Barry, Thank you for returning our deposit. I also wanted to share what a wonderful time we had at the Villa. Our party included multiple generations and the home offered space to share as well as privacy. We visited the area beaches shown in the villa manual. As the weather was little cool, thankfully, we had the pool and the hot tub and thats where we spent the majority of our time. We appreciated you arranging the pool heat at the last minute it made a difference in our stay. We look forward to coming back another time. Thanks again, Ana Asilis 28/12/14 (email address withheld)

Hi Barry, Thank you for the use of your lovely villa. Weve stayed in quite a number of different villas over the past 10 years and would rate your villa as one of the best. We had a holiday. Best Regards, Gordon & Eleanor. 21/08/14 (email address withheld)

Hi Barry, The villa was everything and more, we had a wonderful time at the villa and in the surrounding area of Port Charlotte as it is so nice. Finding the villa was very easy from Tampa. The Golf courses where fantastic, even in better conditions than those in Orlando, and that takes some doing. The villa was very comfortable and clean and the guys loved the pool and the dock, they were fishing every night after golf. We left the villa early so as to have a day in Clearwater before our flight home. Many thanks again Barry we all had a great time. Best regards, Terry Russell. P.G.A. 08/05/14 (email address withheld)

Hi Barry, just wanted to let you know that we very much enjoyed our stay at you house in Port Charlotte. The house was lovely and very comfortable. Although we did not see your alligator, we did catch a nice dinner of redfish and sheep’s head from the dock, and enjoyed being able to bring our boat to the dock through the canal system. Thanks again Pat Nevius & family 6/02/14 (email address withheld)

Hi Barry, We had a wonderful time, I cannot say enough wonderful things about your villa and the area, and it was magnificent. We had a fantastic holiday there. The villa is beautiful, my husband and I had the main master suite and it was amazing. The bathroom was the biggest I’ve ever been in and we had a steady stream of visitors for a dip in the tub! Your resident gator made a visit most days, we were thrilled to bits and got some fantastic pictures of it, think he enjoyed his rather nervous audience. And thank you so much for the discount off our next booking, we will be back next year to use it! If you would like to use anything I’ve said as a testimonial for your websites, please feel free. Once again, thank you. Liegh UK. 2014

Hello Barry Just a note to say thank you for the quick return of our security deposit. May I take this opportunity, on behalf of our party, to thank you for allowing us to use your exceptional villa? We all agreed, it provided an excellent base, for what turned out to be one of the best and most relaxing holidays we have ever had. And thank you for your offer of the 10% returning guest discount, we hope to be able to take you up on that in the near future. Regards, Peter Simmons UK. (10/05/13)

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Location

Distances to locations

Nearest beach 15km Nearest bar 6km Nearest restaurant 10km Nearest supermarket 15km Fort Myers airport 64.4km Gasparilla Island (Shelling) 25.7km The Everglades 144.8km Port Charlotte (Shopping) 32.2km Orlando (Theme Parks) 193.1km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 15km Museum 45km Shopping 15km Theatre 15km Cinema 15km Beaches 15km

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Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 3 September - 18 November 2016: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 19 November - 25 November 2016: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
  • 26 November - 16 December 2016: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 17 December 2016 - 1 January 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Long stay discounts

  • Receive 20% off if the booking is for 12 weeks or more.
  • Receive 15% off if the booking is for 8 weeks or more.
  • Receive 10% off if the booking is for 4 weeks or more.
  • Receive 5% off if the booking is for 3 weeks 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.

Optional extras

  • To Heat Pool up to 29c (88f) and the Spa/Jacuzzi up to 36c (104f). Includes all Florida Taxes.

    £150.00 per week, paid with booking

  • To hire the villa BBQ/Gas Grill. Including its cleaning at the end of your stay, one full bottle of Gas and all Florida Taxes.

    £60.00 per week, paid with booking

  • To hire a Baby Crib/Cot or a fold out guest bed, including all bedding and all Florida taxes.

    £60.00 per week, paid with booking

Facilities

Bedrooms

4 bedrooms, Sleeps 12:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Family room # 2, 2 cots

Bathrooms

3 bathrooms, 2 en suite bathrooms, 3 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool with electric heating, Size 7m x 4m, Depth 0.8m to 1.8m

Entertainment

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

General

Living area seats 10, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning throughout property, Central heating, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential

Kitchen

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

Outside

Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Private garden

Leisure

Jacuzzi

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Single gender groups, Restricted mobility

Extra information

We are very close to South Gulf Cove nature reserve and as such are lucky to have many fine examples of all the local wide life to view and enjoy all around us. The rear of this villa, faces South and backs onto Deep water, that is great for fishing and providing for the BBQ. Our garden has many differant tropical plants and plams trees to inspect, or just sit on our Dock and enjoy the peace and tranquillity, this wonderful area offers.

Barry

Average rating from 8 reviews

Private Owner From Citta Di Castello. Pg., Italy Member since Jul 2003

Hello holiday seekers, thank you for viewing our villa. Linda and I are from Oxfordshire, England. We have been coming to Florida, with our children since the early 80's. It was then, when the kids were small, that we discovered and fell in love with Florida's Gulf Coast with it's beautifully clean 'sugar sand' beaches. The clear, clean, safe, warm gulf waters and all the wonderful wildlife that is all around you to marvel at and enjoy. All this and only a few hours from Disney of the Everglades. When we retired, we wanted our holiday home to be in this unspoilt part of the South West Gulf Coast, which, unlike most of the Florida coast line, it is not built up. It still retains that 'old world charm' that Florida had and is now mainly lost in places like Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples. Come and see for yourselves! Being within the South Gulf Cove Nature Reserve, you are privileged to see Florida's wonderful wildlife all around you. I have sat on the lanai and seen a sea eagle fly down and pick a fish out of the water just 30 feet in front of me. We have a 5 foot 'gator, who regally visits our canal and will lay on the surface, he never comes close, just watching you fish from the dock. We have hired kayaks and spent hours sailing around the reserve, fishing, crabbing and bird spotting. This is the real Florida. There is not a lot left so we feel very lucky to own part of it! We currently live in Umbria Italy, were we are renovating a 415 year old ‘Noble manor house’ into an 8 en-suite bedroom holiday villa complex with pool, great views and lots of land. This will be in 3 apartments that can be rented separately or all together. We will be ready to take paying guests by September 2013, so if you fancy a trip to Italy and like the way we do things, let us know!

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Hello holiday seekers, thank you for viewing our villa. Linda and I are from Oxfordshire, England. We have been coming to Florida, with our children since the early 80's. It was then, when the kids were small, that we discovered and fell in love with Florida's Gulf Coast with it's beautifully clean 'sugar sand' beaches. The clear, clean, safe, warm gulf waters and all the wonderful wildlife that is all around you to marvel at and enjoy. All this and only a few hours from Disney of the Everglades. When we retired, we wanted our holiday home to be in this unspoilt part of the South West Gulf Coast, which, unlike most of the Florida coast line, it is not built up. It still retains that 'old world charm' that Florida had and is now mainly lost in places like Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples. Come and see for yourselves! Being within the South Gulf Cove Nature Reserve, you are privileged to see Florida's wonderful wildlife all around you. I have sat on the lanai and seen a sea eagle fly down and pick a fish out of the water just 30 feet in front of me. We have a 5 foot 'gator, who regally visits our canal and will lay on the surface, he never comes close, just watching you fish from the dock. We have hired kayaks and spent hours sailing around the reserve, fishing, crabbing and bird spotting. This is the real Florida. There is not a lot left so we feel very lucky to own part of it! We currently live in Umbria Italy, were we are renovating a 415 year old ‘Noble manor house’ into an 8 en-suite bedroom holiday villa complex with pool, great views and lots of land. This will be in 3 apartments that can be rented separately or all together. We will be ready to take paying guests by September 2013, so if you fancy a trip to Italy and like the way we do things, let us know!

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