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My family vacationed in Port Charlotte the 1st week of April 2018 and rented this wonderful house based on the great reviews on Home Away. The house was clean and spacious, and completely as advertised! Being a ranch, it was very easy for my father in law to get around as he is not very mobile. We loved the backyard pool, hot tub and patio. Plenty of sun and shade options for all. My teenage daughters spent a ton of time in the pool. We liked the bonus room with a pool table. Quiet neighborhood and community with very little traffic in the subdivision. It is still being developed. My daughter and I went on a couple of 8-mile bike rides during the week with the bicycles available to renters in the garage. They were in fine shape.
The sunset on Boca Grande was stunning, definitely worth the 20-minute drive and $6 toll. With our week being spring break and also Easter, Englewood beach was very crowded during the day. We did not arrive at the beach until just before noon and it was impossible to park. We did end up at Stump Pass Beach just to the south of Englewood and only had to wait 10 minutes or so for a parking spot. It was a beautiful beach. Our weather was PERFECT all week, not a hint of rain and 85 degrees every day. We spent so much time in and around the pool that we only made it out to dinner once all week (Farlow’s on the water, great meal, nice patio for dining) as we used the BBQ grill just about every night.
If you are a thrill seeker and want to give parasailing a try, I’d definitely recommend using the company Parasail Englewood. My eldest daughter and I had a great experience 500+ feet above Englewood beach, and we had multiple dolphins horsing around our boat. Could not have asked for a better week!
The management company was helpful as I initially could not locate directions for heating the hot tub. Once I found them they were easy to understand.
Rebecca and Darren were a joy to deal with throughout the whole process. We look forward to returning to Port Charlotte in the near future!