Kidney shaped Private Pool which over looks Water and walkways and cycle track
Kidney shaped Private Pool which over looks Water and walkways and cycle trackLagoon Pool with Jacuzzi, Umbrellas and sun loungersBeautiful Light Airey Great Room 12' ceilings w LG TV, DVD, VCR, overlooks poolBeautiful Elegant View from Great Room looking into Sunny Breakfast nookBright Light Formal Dining Room seating for 8 a great place to celebrate.Kitchen looking into Breakfast Nook. Well equipped kitchen all modern equipmentGuest Bedroom w Queen size Bed over look Pool lg mirror closet private bathroomBright Light Master bedroom w King size bed looks out onto pool his & her bathrmPrivate South facing Kidney shaped Pool & Lanai so sunshine all Day & Eveningpool and covered lanaiMiami BeachGreat roombeachkitchen looking into great roomkitchen 2Living RoomHallwayGuest BathroomGuest Bedroom Queen BedMaster Bedroom CurtainsMaster Bedroommaster bedroomMaster bathroom - HERSmaster bathroom - HERSmaster bathroom - HISGuest Bathroom - Twin RoomsGuest Bathroom - Twin Room & StudyTwin RoomTwin Roomcaspersen beachAriel View of Venice & jettieslaundry roomVenice Beach JettiesCollecting Sharks TeethOne of the bridges and walkwaysAround the beautiful groundsEntrance to the Gated CommunityIslandwalk entranceWaterways thread throughout IslandwalkWalk or Bicycle - Bridge Walkway run through siteHeated Lap Pool for those who just want to swimOpposite end of Lap PoolDolphins away of life in FloridaGo Dolphins watching on the jettiesDolphin Watching - beautiful creaturesOn the Island Downtown VeniceDowntown Venice with its Antique StoresVenice AvenueThe Beautiful Waters of the Gulf CoastThe Front of the HomeFront of Home from a distanceFlorida Waters Bird Life is everywhereBird Watching on the BeachPier at Sharky'sSharkys At Night - Cocktails Anyone??Sharkys Charter  - Fishing BoatsAnyone for Cocktails...? Go to Sharkys..!!Or maybe a G & T is your preference......enjoyVisit the Eddison Museum in Punta GordaVisit Fishermans Wharf-Punta Gorda-take boat rideFishermans Wharf - Shopping & DiningFlorida Bird of Paradise-Beautiful Tropic WildlifeExternal view of Club HouseOne of the rooms inside the Club HouseEntrance/Foyer to Club House and Gym facilitiesState of the art Gym equipment & TV screensAdditional Gym EquipmentBird watching Myakka State ParkMyakka CanoeingMyakka State Park - CanoeingMyakka State Park Bird WalkMyakka Airboat ToursVisit the Everglades - Turtles abound in FloridaWhy not visit a game of baseballBeach - Deck Chair and Umbrella is all you needClub House and Heated Pool and JacuzziClub House & Heated Lagoon PoolWalkway to Jacuzzi by lagoon poolClose-up of large heated lagoon poolGolfing at Pelican PointeHole 1 Golfing at Plantation Golf Club-Boca RatonRingling Museum SarasotaRingling Museum much to see you just have to visit
1 Review

From $133 / night

4 bedrooms
8 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sleeps: 8
Type: Home
Per week: $1,100 - $1,700
Per month: $4,000 - $6,500
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Venice vacation home rental
A private luxury home, 4 Beds / 3.5 Baths has everything you need.
2500+ sq.ft of luxurious living space
Sleeps 8 Comfortably.
2 Car Garage
Private Pool
Formal Dining Room
Spacious Family/Great Room
Sunny Breakfast Nook
Free Wifi, Free Gym,
Free Heated Lagoon Pool & Jacuzzi
Free Tennis
Golf - 5 mins down road

This spacious home with lots of privacy, features a large sunny, south facing screened swimming pool with shaded lanai. The benefits of this is maximum amount of sun (which is especially important in the winter months, when the north-facing homes lose the sun at around 2 in the afternoon). The deck area around the Pool has lots of space to relax, eat, BBQ, or sunbathe.
The well-appointed kitchen is light and overlooks the large nook and family great room, giving you lots of options for entertaining.
The covered and shaded lanai will extend your outdoor entertaining. When you need more intimate space, there's a living room with fireplace and a formal dining room. Three secondary bedrooms give you lots of choices for visitors, while the owner's suite is tucked away by itself with three closets, his and her vanities, garden tub, and separate shower, making it a home-away-from-home.

The home is surrounded by beautiful waterways, a nature reserve, extensive and well manicured landscaping. Located in one of the best gated communities in Venice, this is luxury Resort Living at it's best. With a brand new Club House just opened November 2011, with heated Lap pool, Olympic lagoon pool and Jacuzzi, Tennis & Bocce Courts and excellent community activities, Classes of Yoga, Water Aerobics, Ladies Luncheons, Golfing Specials, Organised Days away, Mah Jongg, Bridge and Poker or you can stay in shape in the Free State of Art Exercise Gym with over TV screens, GOLF - 5 mins away, everything you could ever need is here. This is the place to stay in winter for your three month long vacation where you really can acclimatise to this luxurious lifestyle. If you just can't afford the long vacation, then a short stay will leave you longing to return again and again with so much to do and see.

Beaches and Restrauants - 10 minutes drive (there are many), including the famous Sharky's restrauant & Tikki Bar, or go fishing on Sharky's Pier on which you can hire fishing tackle and purchase bait. Children love it here. Not forgetting the famous jetties for fishing and walking, bird watching, especially pelicans and the beauiful Crows Nest Restrauant for Dining and many many more.

For the Shop-a-olics - 5 minutes drive to Walmart, Publix, Books-a-million + many many other stores. 20 minutes drive north (Sarasota) takes you to the Westfield Shopping Mall, 20 minutes drive south to the Port Charlotte Shopping Mall, 10 minutes further on the US42 is Punta Gorda and Fishermans Wharf. 12 minutes to downtown Venice Island/Avenue with it's boutique shopping, antique shops, Kilwins ice cream and chocolate store and much much more.

The house has an enclosed lania with beautiful kidney shaped pool and pool heater for those colder months, although the pools on the Site, the Lagoon pool and Lap pool are both heated during the cooler months. Master bedroom, Great Room and Breakfast Dining all overlook the pool and waterway views.
Great Master bedroom with his and her wardrobes, his and her bathrooms, plus huge walk in closet.
Equipped with cable TV, Wifi, LCD TV, DVD player, video player. Beautifully furnished throughout. Great Room, Living room, Dining room (furnished for 8 but would easily seat more) plus breakfast nook and breakfast bar. 3 beautifully furnished bedrooms, study with convertible sofa bed.

This home which is fully furnished with everything you need including central AC / heating system King bed in Master bedroom, Queen bed in 2nd master guest suit, 2 twin beds in 3rd bedroom.
Laundry room with washer/dryer
Gorgeous home

I am sure you'll spot something I've missed, so If you have any questions, or you need something adding to the home, please do not hesitate to call or email me with your requests.

Doreen Marr

Area Information
Experience Central Florida with its beautiful blooming plants and lush landscaping, the perfect beaches, great golf courses and perfect weather. Anytime of year this is a perfect destination. So many things to do and places to visit, a month here would not be long enough.

With some of the finest and most beautiful beaches in the country, with crystal clear water, white powdered sand, gorgeous for shell collecting and snorkeling! In addition, perfect temperatures for all outdoor activities is what makes Central Florida the ideal place to stay.
Recently the "Siesta Key" beach was named No.1. beach in the USA - it's a 25 minutes drive. Obvioulsy, there are beaches close by and within 10 minutes drive.

For the Golf enthusiast there is Plantation Golf - 2 courses, the Bob Cat and The Panther; There is Jacaranda West: Capri Isle: Sable Trace: Sarasota National: a driving range, within 5 minutes, and an abundance other Golf Courses right on the doorstep. More than 20 courses are within 30 minutes!! And... there is even one lit for night use, so it's a hole-in-one for you!

Fancy a trip to Orlando and Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios with its new Hogwarts and Harry Potter rides is less than 2 hours drive - or visit Busch Gardens (70min), maybe the Kennedy Space Center, or drive south to the Eddison Museum and Fishermans Wharf for shopping and dining both in Punta Gorda. Drive North for the Ringling Museum and the Ripely's "Believe it or not" Museum the Dali Museum, so much to see and visit.

A 30 min drive South to historic Punta Gorda known internationally for it's boating and yachting events, is home to the Eddison Museum and holds each month all types of festivals and concerts. If you are visiting at Christmas go and see the Festive Chrismas Lighting display.
In money magazine 2010 Punta Gorda was named as one of the top places to live having the best Yachting and boating clubs which, internationally, consistently rank in the top 50.
Drive North, for the same distance and you find Sarasota equally equipped with the same Yatching and boating facilities and outdoor activities. Hire a boat, or take a fishing trip, or stay local and take the kids fishing off the pier at Sharkys, there is no end to the activities here in Florida.

Islandwalk at the West Villages is a friendly Resort Style living community situated right on the sparkling Gulf Coast with low-rise Mediterranean style architecture and lovely boulevards planted with wonderful tropical plants. This crown jewel is one of Florida's most prestigious places to call home. It's lush and tropical. It's rich in culture. And it's rich in quality of life, beginning with the sparkling beaches, beautiful year-round weather, and warm Gulf breezes. It is blessed with a thriving recreational and cultural scene - golf, sports, deep sea fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, and much much more and of course let's not forget world-class shopping.

A gated 830-acre lakefront community of luxury single-family homes and attached villas. Surrounded by lakes and a nature preserve, IslandWalk is a community where residents enjoy resort-style living. Rich with its own amenities, the IslandWalk lifestyle is enhanced with a Town Center, heated lagoon pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, eight lighted har-tru tennis courts, bocce courts, and neighborhood walking paths. Closeby is horse riding and the Myakka River and Myakka - the oldest nature reserve park. The Botanical Gardens in much to see and do.

With so many things to do, but only if you choose, you'll quickly find yourself immersed in the on-the-go lifestyle here at IslandWalk, or relaxed lifestyle if you choose to opt out.

Just a short ride brings you to the unspoilt Venice Beach, Caspersen Beach, Manasota Beach, Blind Pass Beach, Englewood Beach, the Jetties where you can just relax, or fish or search for shells and fossilized sharks' teeth. Return in the evening for a breathtaking sunset! Minutes from beaches/shopping. Deep sea Fishing, Bicycling, Canoeing, Golf, Gym/Fitness, Restaurant, Racquetball, Bowling, Tennis, Para sailing, Movie Theater, Miniature Gulf, Private Lake, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, jet ski and lots lots more.

About the owner

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Jan 04 2017 Apr 26 2017 - - $1,600 $6,500 1 Week
Jan 05 2017 Apr 30 2017 - - $1,700 $6,500 1 Week
Apr 27 2017 Jun 22 2017 - - $1,100 $4,000 1 Week
Jun 23 2017 Sep 01 2017 - - $1,200 $4,200 1 Week
Sep 01 2017 Oct 03 2017 - - $1,200 $4,800 1 Week
Oct 04 2017 Oct 19 2017 - - $1,400 $5,000 1 Week
Oct 13 2017 Oct 27 2017 - - $1,200 $4,800 1 Week
Oct 28 2017 Nov 01 2017 - - $1,200 $4,800 1 Week
Nov 01 2017 Dec 21 2017 - - $1,200 $4,800 1 Week
Dec 14 2017 Jan 04 2018 - - $1,600 $6,500 1 Week
Dec 19 2017 Jan 04 2018 - - $1,500 $6,000 1 Week
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Lodging tax: 12% Florida Lodging Taxes (State 7%, Tourism 5%)
Deposits: - Enquire for all rentals rates and deposits. - $300 Booking deposit with signed rental agreement. - Cancellation Policy: Greater than 60 days prior to arrival full refund less $100 admin fee. Less than 60 days prior to arrival full refund if dates rebooked, less $100 admin fee & less any discounts given to rebook the cancelled dates.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: - Prices quoted are for 2 people. Please enquire for larger groups. - If paying by Credit Card/Paypal a 3% surcharge is applied. - $195 One time - End of stay - Departure Cleaning Fee. - Pool heating is an optional extra. When making your decision, remember there are two large heated pools on Site. If you want to take out this option, please ask at the time of enquiry. When enquring check for any other additional rental fees, taxes or deposits etc

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Ronda Witt

Family Celebration

Ronda Witt

Melbourne, FL

Family Celebration

September 9, 2012

We rented this beautiful, spacious, well appointed home in order to celebrate Grandma's 90th birthday.The owner, Doreen, was very accommodating and an absolute pleasure to deal with ! The private swimming pool, community amenities, home furnishings, layout and location made this rental truly a cut above the rest. We highly recommend this home and owner. Doreen makes the rental process a smooth one and the home was ready and immaculate when we arrived. There is a local representative should a need arise which is a big plus (though we never had to call them ). We were provided with a comprehensive packet of information beforehand which was very helpful for our planning purposes. The local area has a lot to offer. The beach is nearby as are golf courses, restaurants, shopping centers and entertainment venues. If you are more the homebody type, you will easily find plenty to do without ever leaving the community itself. The clubhouse has a place to exercise and a heated pool and the grounds are very attractive for a morning stroll. If you don't want to leave the confines of this lovely home, no worries because you can laze by the private pool, BBQ in the enclosed lanai, or watch something on the big screen TV in air conditioned comfort. The kitchen is well equipped. There are both formal and casual dining options indoors as well as a large table outdoors for guests that like to live in their bathing suits (Oh yes, beach towels are provided). Doreen has thought of everything to make her guests stay a memorable one. Without question,we will rent her home again .

Doreen Marr

Owner's reply:

Thank you Ronda for all your kind words, these are much appreciated and I was so pleased to hear your Grandma loved all the fuss and the hardwork you put into this Celebration. I shall be delighted to have you stay with us again.

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