12 reviews

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Description from owner

TripAdvisor Property ID: 4880792

About the area

If relaxing and taking in the Florida sunshine is your passion, long stretches of sun-drenched, white sand greet you at some of Southwest Florida's most stunning beaches these include: Venice, Englewood, Sarasota including Siesta Key, Florida's best beach and Boca Grande. Nearby, are marinas, fishing piers and charter boats that await to take you on deep sea fishing adventures. Located in North Port/Charlotte; Venice, Englewood, Sarasota and Punta Gorda are just a short drive away. Shopping, malls, entertainment, restaurants and recreation are abundant and easily accessed. Close to numerous golf courses, yet tucked away enough to give you that quiet and peaceful retreat feeling. We are located in an area of new homes, close to I-75 and Highway 41. Charotte Harbour and Ponce De Leon Warm Mineral Springs are 15 minutes away.



  • Air conditioning
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Wheelchair users


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fax machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Video player
  • Washing machine


  • Bikes
  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding

Reviews (12)

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12 reviews

“Spectacular Get Away”

Reviewed 26 Feb 2015

This was my first stay at this beautiful home. Close to many great golf courses and other amenities. The home is very well kept and nicely updated. Its nice to know that you can find friendly and honest people to provide you with spotless accommodations. Look forward to our next visit. Thank you Paul and Mercedes!

Owner's reply: Always glad to hear people are enjoying one of our places and creating lasting fond memories. Looking forward to hosting your next stay with us. Warmest Regards Paul and Mercedes


Reviewed 25 Feb 2015

This is exactly what we were looking for when we were searching for a property to rent. Being a little hesitant renting from the internet, the owners were fantastic to deal with and the property was perfect, clean, everything worked and located very close to at least 5 excellent golf courses. Shopping and great restaurantsand awesome beach were within minutes but yet it was located in a quiet, premium neighbourhood. Definetly will rent this again and again. Thanks Mercedes and Paul.

Owner's reply: Thank Mark We were glad you and your party had a great trip. We look forward to hosting your next golf getaway vacation. Best Regatds Paul and Mercedes

“Definitely Staying Here Again!”

Reviewed 25 Feb 2015

Beautiful, clean, very quiet place to stay, and close to everything we needed. I slept like a rock and had a great time, and will definitely be staying there again.

Owner's reply: We were glad you enjoyed your trip. We hope to host another stay for you in Florida. Best Regards Paul and Mercedes

“Excellent home excellent location”

Reviewed 14 May 2014

This home and owner was excellent and suited our purposes to a tee. We were on a golf get away and the location was central to 5 excellent courses within 20 minutes from the house.

“C. Scodeller”

Reviewed 5 Feb 2013

This is a beautiful and comfortable home. Lots of shopping close by as well as golf. The only thing else we would like is having a beach closer than 25 miles.

“Best Vacation Ever!”

Reviewed 9 Feb 2012

The home was gorgeous. Perfectly situated. Owners very nice to deal with. Close to 6 spectacular beaches. Fantastic pool.

Owner's reply: Hello Sandra, We are thrilled that you were very pleased with our home and had an opportunity to really enjoy this tranquil area of Florida. The proximity of the gulf's beautiful beaches coupled with the beauty of the area is what prompted us to settle in North Port. We look forward to hearing from you again next season!

“What a beautiful home”

Reviewed 5 Apr 2010

This beautiful four bedroom home was so convenient to Tamiami Trail and all the great restaurants you could ever want. The house had a wonderful pool which we really enjoyed. We would recommend this home to anyone.

“Our Favourite Place to Stay”

Reviewed 5 Jun 2009

July 2009 will be our fourth summer staying at one of Mercedes and Paul's properties. We feel very lucky to have found such beautiful accomodations owned by honest, friendly, caring people. We always have a fantastic vacation.. regardless of the weather. We sure do love the "rainy day" shopping! The gulf beaches are incredible, especially the beautiful white sand at Boca Grande! Both of the houses are spotless, well stocked, spacious, well laid-out and conveniently located. Thinking about returning to North Port each summer gets us through our nasty winters!

“Don Cowell”

Reviewed 2 Feb 2009

A short drive to anything you would want to do. The house is a very good value. House was well stocked,clean, owner made sure everything was Ok. Nice area to take walks. Being from Toledo Oh how could we not like being located off Toledo Blvd in Florida. We had our little grand chrilden with us and I liked the safety protection around the pool. Marie and I enjoyed our stay in North Port.


Reviewed 16 Oct 2008

Hi Mercedes, We had a fantastic vacation.. The weather was great. The beaches incredible! Most importantly, the accommodations were Super!! Thanks to you, we were able to enjoy our vacation in peace and tranquility! Your home is well appointed, immaculate, and very spacious! Hospitality at its best!! The neighborhood was quiet and friendly. Faridah enjoyed having various department stores (Sears etc.) just 5 minutes from home. You were right, Wal-Mart, Publix and lots more were very close by. Restaurants.. there were countless to choose from!! As for North Port, it's a beautiful place full of people who have big friendly hearts! We left with a smile... Faridah and I are definitely coming back! Thank You!

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Owner Supplied Testimonials

Hello Paul
Thanks for the great house; will do it again next year. Loved the golf at Bobcat Trail.

Tom and Lois
St. Catherines, ON

Dear Paul and Mercedes
Can't begin to tell you how much fun we had at your place. The guys want to come back next October for more golf and laughs! Great spot!

Gus et al
Niagara Falls, ON

Mercedes and Paul
We had a great summer vacation. The kids loved the beaches and fishing. We hope to return next year for a longer stay.

Bill and Soula
Markham, ON

We just returned from Florida and I just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay at your home. It was very well equipped...had everything anyone could use. Found it great for baking and even had pizza pans...just like being at home. Also noticed Biscotti jars..just like at home. The area was ideal for a quiet holiday and we could drive to many areas of interest.
Once again...we really enjoyed our visit..we might be renting again next year.

Thanks Gayle Cassone
Tilsonburg, Ontario

Hello Paul & Mercedes,

We had a great time in Florida and were very pleased with the accommodations. Quiet area, but convenient to our shopping and visiting.

Really appreciated the telephone system you have there.

Dixie Nichols
Saint Peters, Missouri

Hi Paul and Mercedes!
We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at 5188 Pinson Dr.. The home's amenities and the quiet neighborhood were much appreciated. We had a great "Febuary Break". Thank you for the use of your home.

Don and Pat
Sharon, Ontario

Dear Paul and Mercedes,
This was our first time renting a house on the internet and to be honest we were a little skeptical. However, it tuned out to be just what we were looking for. The house was very clean with everything that we needed and the weather was great.
Thanks for a great vacation.
Boston. Mass