House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps
If you are seeking a peaceful relaxing vacation home on the beautiful Florida Gulf Coast, away from the bustle of everyday life, then ‘Gulf Tranquility’ is the perfect place to fully experience the laid back Florida Lifestyle whilst enjoying the unspoilt natural beauty, cultural history and stunning white sand beaches of the surrounding Cape Haze Peninsula.
Occupying a quarter acre plot in the peaceful and quiet deed restricted residential community of Rotonda West, ‘Gulf Tranquility’ is a spacious Luxury 3 bedroom Villa set in a landscaped garden with a south west aspect backing onto a fresh water canal. Tastefully decorated & furnished, it is equipped to a high standard providing a very comfortable and spacious open plan Florida lifestyle with a large heated pool and alfresco dining area.
The Villa is fully air conditioned and comfortably sleeps up to 6 people. The spacious accommodation comprises of a Master Bedroom suite with king size bed, TV, access to pool area and deck. En-suite bath room, walk in shower, tub and twin vanity unit. 2 further bedrooms, (one with a queen size bed, one with twin beds) sharing a family bathroom.
Spacious open plan living area with vaulted ceilings, comprising of a formal living room with sliding doors opening onto pool/deck area. Good size family room, leather furniture, large HD LED TV with cable and DVD. Dining room with seating for 6 people. Centrally situated large fully equipped fitted kitchen with Fridge/Freezer/Ice maker, dishwasher & microwave. Separate breakfast area with access onto pool area. Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The electronically heated pool and deck area which has been recently re-modelled is fully enclosed in a mesh cage and has a south west aspect catching the sun most of the day and is perfect for sunbathing whilst relaxing and looking over a peaceful meandering fresh water canal with it’s wildlife. The area is fully equipped with dining table, 6 chairs and 3 sunbeds.
(Pool heating is recommended between November & April at an extra cost of
(US$90 per week)
Double garage with electrically operated door with access to utility room. 4 Mountain bikes, beach chairs, Parasol and cool box.
Free Wireless Broadband (just bring your laptop). Telephone with free calls in the US and Canada
Sorry no pets or smoking allowed in property.
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the owner
Gulf Tranquillity is a spacious, comfortable and well equipped pool house in a quiet residential area 15 minutes from Englewood beach. We really enjoyed a quiet, relaxing week after a full-on 9 days in Orlando, experiencing the theme parks!
The villa is very clean and catered for our every need. As a family of 5, we found the villa easily accommodated us with room to spare! The pool was such a draw for all of us that it was quite hard to pull ourselves away some days! The insect screen over the pool and lanai meant that we could enjoy our evenings outside without being bitten to pieces!
We can recommend Boca Grande beach which is about 30 minutes drive; lovely sand and very quiet. There are a number of restaurants within about 20 minutes drive; we went to Farlow's on the Water one evening and we would thoroughly recommend the ribs!
All in all, a perfect villa for a relaxing and quiet holiday.
Alan Hodge & Family
2 traveler reviews
My wife and I come from Denmark and have stayed several times in Florida for a golf vacation. The house this time was far the best. Location is good and the house is very well equipped, especially the kitchen. And everythig clean and in good condistion. It was easy to communicate with the owner and his local representative who takes care of the house was very service minded. We enjoyed our vacation and will for sure come back next year. We can for sure recommend the house, especially if you play golf. We also liked the bicycles and if the house also had golfsets, you could rent, we could't ask for more.
We have just enjoyed eight glorious weeks in David and Lynne's lovely house. It was very comfortable in every respect and very well equipped. Each day we marveled at the wildlife on the canal behind the house while we rested in the sun or in the pool. Ospreys, turtles, red cardinals, mockingbirds, ibis, herons, egrets were just some of the wonders we could spot nearly every day. The area is welcoming and quiet.
All in all, we highly recommend this house for a great relaxing holiday.
Activity and Interests
Close to Rotonda there is a wide range of activities and attractions including for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing vacation, many beautiful white sandy beaches at Manasota Key, Englewood and Boca Grande. There you can relax for hours sunbathing and watching pelicans diving for fish, or perhaps occasionally a pod of dolphins fishing in the shallow off shore waters. From these beaches spectacular sunsets can be experienced regularly.
Only a mile away from the property is the Rotonda Community Park which has a bike path running through the parks nature preserve, two tenis courts, a sports field, picinic pavilion and restroom facilities.
Also within a short drive there are several wildlife refuges and nature trails.
Golfers are extremely well catered for with 5 excellent courses within Rotonda West area itself and nearly 30 more semi/private public courses within a 15-20 mile radius.
A wide selection of water sports are available for the more adventurous including diving/snorkelling, jet skiing, boating, sailing, fishing and surfing.
The area offers a fantastic choice of resturants catering for most tastes. Waterside seafood resturants are in abundance. For shoppers within 20 mniutes drive there are shopping malls with well know department stores such as Macy's, Dillard's, JC Penney, Sears and Bealls. Large designer name and brand outlet malls hosting a selection of well know stores are between 70-80 minutes drive.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 4 2016 - Dec 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 6 2017
14 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Feb 4 2017 - Apr 21 2017
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Additional information about rental rates
|Refundable damage deposit||$400|
Nightly Rate: from $160
Weekly Rate: From $1125
Monthly Rate: $4,000
Rates for the property which are inclusive of all Florida state Taxes,
Telephone calls throughout the USA & Canada
Hi speed wifi internet
Utilities, Florida State Taxes and end of stay cleaning are included.
Minimum stay during January, February & March 28 nights.
Minimum stay during June - November. 5 nights
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
- Available arrival
- Available stay (no arrival)
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- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Heating ...
- Internet ...
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Telephone ...
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils ...
- Dishwasher ...
- Kitchen ...
- Microwave ...
- Oven ...
- Refrigerator ...
- Stove ...
- Dining Room
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool ...
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- Water View
- bird watching
- outlet shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities
- deepsea fishing
- freshwater fishing
- pier fishing
- scuba diving or snorkeling
- water skiing
- Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower
- Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
- Bathroom One en suite to Master bedroom
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1 - 1 king
- Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
- Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
- Bicycles ...
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Guests provide their own meals
- Master suite with king size bed, sliding patio doors opening onto pool area. Spacioius bathroom with dual vanity unit, walk in shower, bath tub and large walk in closet. TV. Double bedroom and a twin bedroom sharing the 2nd bathroom. Both with walk in closets. Family Room with 47' LED cable TV. DVD player. Formal Living Room with sliding patio doors opening onto pool area. Dining Room. Large fully equipped fitted kitchen with fridge/freezer/ice maker, dishwasher, cooker and microwave. Breakfast area with sliding patio doors to pool area. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Newly renovated South West facing heated swimming pool & Deck area overlooking canal.. Table with 6 chairs and three sunbeds. Outside pool shower. Large double garage. 4 mountain bikes. Pool and beach accessories. Air-conditioning. Ceiling fans. Free calls throughout the US & Canada. Wireless Broadband connection.