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Relaxing Sandy Beach Cottage FREE Bikes & Kayaks, Very Flexible!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Great fully rennovated home with King & Queen Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps

Really great Beach house with everything you could need & more! Just bring a swimsuit and a toothbrush!

2 Bedroom fully remodeled beach house. South Venice Beach is 4 minutes away by car with fully inclusive quaint private ferry shuttle to take you on a 5 minute ride across the inter-coastal to our association private beach. Ferry pass is included for up to 6 persons as well as umbrella, beach chairs, cooler and water toys! Miles of beautiful beaches! Ferry runs daily sunrise to sunset on the ½ hour, except Wednesdays. If you want to drive directly to beach then Masasota & Caspersens beaches are 10 mins either side of us.

Large private garden with mature trees, Paved patio sitting area, table chairs, and Weber gas barbecue grill. Very private fenced back garden, very safe for children and pets.

Enjoy Florida's beautiful weather & beaches - there so much to see nearby;Venice beach, Manasota beach, Nokomis Beach, Casey Key, Siesta Key, just to mention a few. A great home and local to relax and unwind!

Take a ride by bicycle down to the beach or enjoy the miles of wonderful bike paths. Take a kayak and enjoy a paddle along the inter-coastal. Take a ride to Sharky's waterfront dining, with band and fishing pier. Convenient to great variety of stores. The perfect location on the Gulf Coast. The beautiful town of Venice on Venice Island is just 10 minutes away, Siesta Key is half hour ride, or take a day trip to Disney in Orlando 2 hours away. Grocery stores & restaurants just 5 minutes away, plenty of choice for all!

More Details

Property Manager
Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, Welsh
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018

About Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams

Jason and I love to travel and love to share our home in Venice with others! If you like carefree vacations like we do, then you will love our Venice Paradise! We fell in love with Venice and had to have a home here! All our comforts of home we are happy to share with you including bikes and kayaks and pretty much everything else you might need!

Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams purchased this house in 2009

Why Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams chose Venice

So close to the amazing private beach for fantastic carefree days. Large private garden and simply close to every thng: beach, stores and restaurants!

What makes this house unique

Wonderful 5 minute free ferry shuttle crossing to our private beach! Those who have experienced it always return! It is unique and very special! Come and try it for yourself.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Location, location, location! This well-equipped neat and cozy beach house is close to everything you'd ever want to do in Florida. Whether it's shopping, biking, dining, beach going, sightseeing, having a picnic, tennis, etc., you are in close proximity to it! We stayed for two months (Jan. And Feb.) and enjoyed every minute! Dee was so accommodating! If we needed anything or wanted anything at all, she was there with it faster than a speeding bullet! She really cares about her renters and caters to all of your needs, assuring that your time spent in her rental is relaxing and wanting for nothing. (Thank you, Dee!)
Feb 2016
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Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Pack & play baby crib and high chair available in closet
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our two bedroom Mediterranean style cottage is fully equipped with everything you need. Linens, bathroom towels and beach towels. New Kitchen and bathroom. New air conditioning system and full water conditioning system. House is light bright and airy. Very clean and well maintained. Wonderful breezeway with dining table and sliding door to the patio. Wi-Fi internet, TV, DVD, VCR and stereo radio. Open living room/kitchen area. Full kitchen includes easy clean flat top stove and microwave. Coffee Maker, toaster, blender, great set of pans and all the other equipment you could need to cook your meals or prepare your cocktails! All utilities are included, sheets & towels, washer/dryer, cable TV, Video, DVD and assortment of videos for your viewing pleasure. Patio with outdoor furniture and covered parking for one car. Spacious driveway for friends and family. Mature pink grapefruit trees – pick your own when in season. Pets Ok with signed pet agreement and pet fee. We try to think of everything to make your stay (and mine) the most comfortable possible. Our house is a work in progress, while we have finished the interior we are still working with our landscaper on exterior garden planting, so we appreciate you watering the plants for us. Natuzzi leather sofa with two reclining ends in the living room with 32” TV with Cable and DVD/VCR. Master bedroom has King size bed. Large mirrored closet , dressing table and ceiling fan Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed, again with large mirrored closet and two night stands, complete with palm style lamps! Ceiling fan.


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Relaxing Sandy Beach Cottage FREE Bikes & Kayaks, Very Flexible!
average rating of 4.7555556 based on 49 reviews

Spotless, well-equipped, quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at Dee's place! She thought of everything when she equipped this place. Very comfortable and just like being at home!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay in Venice. I hope you found time to enjoy the beach, the kayaks and bikes as well as golfing! Hope to host you again!
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Very clean and accommodating for our trip

  • 5 of 5

everything that is provided at the house was very helpful for our trips to the beach

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice, clean home and quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

House in nice neighborhood, not too far drive to any beaches or restaurants. House well equipped with everything you need plus more. Enjoyed taking the kayaks out. Overall was a nice long weekend to getaway and would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and glad you had an enjoyable vacation! It is a nice neighborhood and house is on a corner lot and is fully fenced, so plenty of privacy. The local kayaking is fun and the water flat, so good for the novice paddler as well!
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Very clean, nice area. Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and in a quiet area. Very close to all we needed. We loved using the kayaks. Owners were super at responding whenever we needed anything. Will plan on returning. Thank you!]

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Stay at the Beach

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Sandy Beach cottage. The interior of the cottage was very nicely furnished, updated,very clean and very comfortable. We loved the access to the South Venice Beach Ferry and the private beach. It was so great to go to a beach where there were no crowds and no towering condos or hotels! This cottage has a lot to offer for the price!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, Quiet house with nice lanai and fenced in back yard

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in South Venice. This house is 10 minutes from Manasota beach and about 16 minutes from Venice beach and Casperson. Please note that Dee has multiple rental properties in South Venice and the house we stayed in does not match the pictures in the listing. That being said the house we were in was perfect for us. Dee said that she put us in that house since we had 5 people in our party. Not a big deal but I had noticed another reviewer mention that the house they had wasn't the same as the picture, so wanted to comment. The house has 4 beach chairs, a sharks tooth sifter, an umbrella, 2 coolers and beach toys, basically everything you need for a fun day at the great local beaches. We loved our time in this house and would stay there again if we return to South Venice. Also, Dee was super helpful. We called her and asked where the high chair was that was mentioned it the original listing. She had it dropped by from a different property the next morning.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! We always like to give a house upgrade if there's one available! Glad you liked it and would be happy to host you again! Thanks for taking good care of our home!
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
13 courses in Venice
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 41 Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Outback
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Go to any of the wonderful beaches!.

* Go bicycle riding on the many trails.

* Go kayaking on the South Venice intercoastal and see the manatee.

* Play golf at one of the many golf courses.

* Dine and dance to the band at Sharkey's restaurant.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Go to any of the wonderful beaches.

* Take the free ferry to South Venice beach.

* Ride the bicycles on the many trails.

* Visit all the great thrift sores and pick up a bargain!.

* Relax on the patio and grill some local caught fish!.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Go to the beaches.

* Ride the ferry.

* Go to Sharkey's beach restaurant.

* Go fishing on the pier.

* Take a ride to Disney.

Fantastic beaches South Venice private beach, Manasota, Caspersons, Nokomis, Siesta Key! Plenty of places to walk, cycle or kayak! Enjoy our bikes and kayaks!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $15 + Tax
Cleaning $150 + Tax

Cleaning fee varies depending on duration of stay, 12% Florida Lodging Taxes
$150 to $250 Security Deposit depending on duration of stay., Pets welcome with pet fee and signed pet agreement. $15 per night, $70 per week & $100 per month per small pet. Large pets $200 per month.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.