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3 BR/2 1/2 BA Waterfront Heated Pool Can B Combined 5 BR/6 BA

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-12)

Beautiful new 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths (can be combined with next door unit to make 5 bedroom 4 full bath, 2 half baths and 2 kitchens to make the perfect private resort for a large family) plus pool bath. Close to beaches, bike path, several golf courses, shopping. Gulf access sailboat canalfront with fully screened lanai and awesome private pool. 36 foot heated pool has sunpad and bench seating with a table for lunch, dinner, or cocktails in the pool. Also has 60 foot dock behind house for fishing, crabbing, or just hanging out. Docking your boat on-site may be available, if needed, and can fit 2 35ft boats.

Both units are fully furnished with new high end furnishings and decorations. First floors and baths have 20' porcelain tiles, upstairs hallway and bedrooms are carpeted. Pocket sliders on first floor open entire west wall up to lanai and pool. Master bedroom has elegant king size bed and wonderful private deck overlooking pool, canal, and marina. Master bath showers have shower seat. Second bedroom has a queen size bed and is directly connected to 2nd bath. Third bedroom has beautiful daybed with trundle and large private roofed and screened lanai. All bedrooms and living area have ceiling fans. Extremely comfortable and relaxing home and atmosphere. Beautifully landscaped with palms and flowering plants. Located across the canal is a marina. Boat lovers will love to sit back in a lounge chair and watch the big ones come and go. Stainless steel grill and bar area outside complete the package. Garage space can be arranged for a separate fee, otherwise outside off street parking is available for up to 4 cars per unit. Great alternative to Boca Grande rentals (only 5 miles away) for less than half the price. 3 bedroom unit has 1750 s.f of air conditioned space, when combined to make the 5 bedroom unit, there is a total of 3400 s.f. under a/c. 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath may also be available for rent separately. Prices will be less than the 3 bedroom rates

Enjoy amazing sunrise and sunset views from the second floor balconies with this east/west facing home. Community has public boat launch just a block away. You can access the Gulf of Mexico from the property. Last minute deals available. Call or email with your desired dates. Near Rotonda, Englewood, Cape Haze, Placida and Boca Grande. More pictures available on request.

Keywords: Duplex

More Details

frank bertone
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful place. Very peaceful. Pool is fantastic. Everything is new and very well kept. Enjoyed it very much. Will definitely come back! Thanks, Frank, for everything.

The Larsons
Dec 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Gulf Cove in Port Charlotte

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This unit can be combined with the unit next door to make 5 Bd, 4 full bath, 2 1/2 Baths. Units also have an outside pool bath, across the canal from functioning marina, boat lovers will love it, also has dock available behind house, 10 golf courses within 10 miles.


Good! 3.8/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

3 BR/2 1/2 BA Waterfront Heated Pool Can B Combined 5 BR/6 BA
average rating of 3.7777777 based on 28 reviews

Based on prior rentals through VRBO this one is barely average.....

  • 3 of 5

The home did not live up to it's billing based on reviews prior to 2017. Leading up to our stay, the owner was responsive to my questions. No complaints from a responsiveness standpoint. We rented both units. Both units were in just average condition. Decent space on both units. Wear and tear was evident in both units. Carpet buckling and not the cleanest. Stains on the ceiling of the lower levels. Thick layer of dust on top of the refrigerators. Neither unit had a sufficient number of TVs. The only functioning TV in either unit was in the family room. Only one of the bedrooms in both units had a tv and it was an old tube tv, about 25 inch, that whistled so loud you could not watch it. Not that we were here to watch TV but it would be nice to be able to spread out a little with larger groups (as has been the case in other VRBO rentals). One of the showers in the 2 bedroom unit did not drain properly (water backed up in the shower). We felt much more comfortable after taking an hour to wipe down and clean counters, tables, etc. Some spiderwebs and such in the house. I guess i would expect spiders being near the water but seems like they should not be evident from day 1 of your stay. The pool area is a good size but leaves something to be desired (torn cushions, cheap plastic chairs, tear in the screening). Seems like pool heater was working during our stay. The location was ok. No one to bother you. Off the beaten path a bit. Aside from the Marina across the canal, there was not much in the way of neighbors. So it was a quiet location. Personally just think the owner needs to take a visit to evaluate the overall condition of the home. With some carpet, painting and attention to other items mentioned above, it would be a great place to stay

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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With a few minor fixes. The house was great

  • 5 of 5

I would rent this place again was very happy with my experience it was my first time renting a house.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

This stay was just okay, not great and not terrible. The area is just being built up and is a great place to walk or bike ride. There are several good places to eat close and good beaches are within 10-12 miles. There is a marina across the canal in the back of the property and it is really interesting watching the boats come and go. The house itself seems to be fairly new and of good construction, the interior is nice, with good appliances and is laid out nice. The upstairs is carpeted and it needs to be cleaned, tightened or replaced. We were really surprised to find that we had to share the pool, patio and barbeque grill, there is no mention of this FLAW in the description of the property. The couples that had rented the other side of this house were very nice, but it still was uncomfortable to be sharing this area. This was the first time that I have been concerned about a rental through VRBO, the owner barely let us know how to get there. I finally emailed him Tuesday before we were to check in on Monday, heard from him later in the week, (he had been out of town) to get the location of the unit. Went by to see it and talked with the people that were in the 2 bedroom side, and they had similar experiences with the owner. We were to move in on Monday and finally got the code and check-in time at 9:49am Monday. For some reason this rental did not ever show up on the HomeAway app, ????

Overall I would not go back, because of the pool issues and the lack of communication with the owner. I have used VRBO several times and this is the first time I have anything negative to say about any of the places we stayed.

Stayed 2/13-19-2017

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You should remove this listing from your site

  • 1 of 5

Very dirty. No batteries in the smoke alarms. Mouse droppings everywhere. Lots of bugs. Carpets disgusting. Only. 4 washcloths. For all of us. Only 4 chairs in the pool area for 8 people. (The other side was rented and we had to share). Bathtub wouldn't drain. Lots of burned out bulbs. ( no extras). Screens on lanai were loose. Neighbors and us cleaned for days to make it liveable. No trash bags. Wouldn't have stayed if we hadn't already paid. We have rented several homes and have never had any of these problems We couldn' t email the owner because the wifi didn't work. I have pictures to document

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Castle Rock, CO

Renter beware - this property is not as advertised

  • 1 of 5

On the surface, this house seems great - but look any closer and you will be disappointed. First of all, the pool is not heated as is prominently advertised. The owner claimed that the heater stopped working right before we got there, but upon inspection, it hasn't been working for a very, very long time. The owner then lied about the situation, not knowing that we contacted someone else who had stayed at the property long ago and the pool did not have a functioning heater then either. We paid a premium for a property with a heated pool, but couldn't use the pool the entire trip due to very cold water. You could easily find a nicer house without a pool for far less money. Equally important was the lack of cleaning and general disrepair that has clearly been building up over a long period of time. The vents are lined with dust, the carpets by the doors and walls are filthy, cobwebs in the house and in the lanai, cushions on the chairs in the kitchen and dining room are ripped, one of the pool chairs was broken, there is a section of the lanai that is secured with duct tape, the list goes on... The owner has made it very clear that he is more interested in making excuses that he is in owning being responsible for the situation and reimbursing us for charging a premium for something that wasn't delivered. We were offered a discount on a future stay, which is laughable. We wish that previous renters would have been honest about their stays (if the ones listed here are legitimate reviews) so that we could have avoided this property. Note: We have pictures to document everything.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately, the pool heater did fail. I had someone there to inspect/repair it the next day. Being a holiday, it took a couple of days to receive the new part. It was installed, but determined that the entire heating system needed replacement. A brand new heater was installed the day these guests left. They were on there for 5 nights (and during the Christmas weekend), making it difficult to get parts/service in a timely manner. I sincerely felt bad and tried to get the situation rectified as soon as possible. My offers of compensation were rejected. Some things are out of an owners immediate control, but the issue was attended to as quickly as possible given the circumstances.
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Great location, perfect floor plan for 2 families, gorgeous pool, canal front!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great location, close to shopping and entertainment, yet off the beaten path on a quiet, very private street. This home is the perfect layout for 2 families looking to stay together, while still having a bit of space and privacy in your own half of the home. Very open kitchen, living and dining area makes it a great space for entertaining and spending time with family and friends. The gorgeous pool and lanai area is quite inviting, with a built in table and seating area inside the pool itself, and a grill / bar area with ample seating all around. Thank you so much for accommodating us, Frank!! We will definitely be back next December (if not sooner!)!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fort Myers (RSW) or Sarasota (SRQ)
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Boca Grande Island or Manasota Keyt
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in South Gulf Cove, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
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1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
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1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
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1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
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1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
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3 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £46.16
Cleaning £97.79
Tax Rate 12.0%

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