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Near Beach, Charming Villa, Family Friendly, Desirable 'West Of The Trail'

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,614 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom + hot/cold outside shower, Sleeps 5

Lovely Charming 'White wash' Villa, has the spacious charm of 'Old World' Florida. Fully furnished and truly adorable Florida Block home, with a 'True Florida Lanai'. Quiet, family neighborhood, carefree and friendly. Flowing floor plan. accommodates 5, no guest charge. Excellent value!

Close to Beaches, Scenic Shamrock park, deeded access to private Beach on South Venice Beach. Enjoy the sunsets!

Your own adorable white washed 'Villa', nestled in a lovely quiet neighborhood of single family homes. Super large lot! Cooled with a New Central Air System. Over 1600sq ft living area consisting of 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and outdoor hot/cold 'Beach' shower. Huge Florida Lanai, screened and glassed in, overlooking cute yard. Comfortable King size beds in bedrooms and nice Leather couch in living room, 48' new HD LED TV with w/cable service plus high speed internet & DVD player with streaming. 27' flat screen TV in one bedroom with another DVD. Fully equipped open kitchen with set up 'breakfast bar'. Dishes, utensils, silverware, microwave-everything you need. Car port, a good size gas grille & washer/dryer on premises

About the area:

'West of the trail'

The Location is perfect!! close to shopping, gulf courses, cinemas, restaurants, fitness & other amenities yet in a very quiet area. Neighborhood has 'deeded' beach rights to 3 miles of natural Beach, South Venice Beach only 2 miles away, accessible by Ferry. Catch the first ferry each morning or whenever. This private Beach is yours to enjoy. “Where else are you going to find this? Ferry Pass included in rental, only 1 pass per household-accomodates up to 6 on ferry ride to and from South Venice Beach, don't lose it-$25 replacement fee. Also 4.5 miles from either Beautiful Venice, Manasota Key or Caspersen beaches

Sunbathe and fish in the surf, or just collect Venice's famous 'Shark teeth'

Voted USA's favorite Beach, 'Siesta Key' is only 20-30 minutes away.

Also, Shamrock Park a few blocks away brings you to the intra coastal waterway (ICW) bike path - you can go for miles along that bike path! It's beautiful.

There's Elin's free yoga on the beach. It's at Venice Beach (10 minute drive) every morning at 9am, and evenings around an hour before sunset.

There are plenty of great restaurants close by. Sharkey's on the Pier, The Crow's Nest, Bonefish Grill, Mi Pueblo, and on and on!

Bookings are for 6 nights minimum, We just started hosting-Book now and early, before weeks are taken.

Stay with us this summer near the Beach and still take the kids to Disney (approx 2hrs 10min away), other closer theme parks for your kids are located in Fort Myers an hour away, or Sarasota 1/2 an hour away!! YES, you can have your cake and eat it too-Excellent 'Family' rates late June-early Sept.

More Details

Kalim and Josephine Cordahi
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

About Kalim and Josephine Cordahi

Married for 6 years to a wonderful man-Engineer, Mother of adorable 5 yo twin boys. Just completed Nursing (RN) school. well-traveled, enjoy meeting new people, and learning about other cultures.

Kalim and Josephine Cordahi purchased this house in 2014

Why Kalim and Josephine Cordahi chose Venice

This wonderful home was just calling out to us to 'buy it'. it is in an incredible location, close to shops, beaches, everything. Not too far south nor too far North (where it can be crowded). Best of all, Neighborhood has 'deeded Beach' Accessible by ferry. Just a short drive away, you take the ferry to 'South Venice Beach', 3 miles of 'Natural Beach', You can drive as well to famous Venice Beach, and few smaller beaches further South. Our home location offers Options and a great alternative to a hotel or condo stay. Who wouldn't want to be near the Beach and still be able to take the kids to 'Disney'? Disney only 2 hours 10 minutes away!

What makes this house unique

Where can you find an 'Outdoor Shower', It's been years since I've seen one-What a great feature! and the True Florida Lanai-is 'bonus space' bringing the the beautiful outside in. Kitchen is open and cheery in a 'flowing' floor plan.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Venice in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower outdoors- hot & cold
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Near Beach, Charming Villa, Family Friendly, Desirable 'West Of The Trail'
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
Apple Valley, MN

Great Beach House

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean, well maintained, fitted out with everything we needed, in a nice neighborhood close to beaches and resturants. I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your candid positive review! It was a pleasure having you both as our guests, welcome back anytime. Josephine and Kalim
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Great home, great owners.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed 5 days. My sister in law lives in the area so we come down quite often and have rented several places.The bed was very comfortable and the house was very clean. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

Very lovely place in a nice quiet neighborhood. Will definitely stay there again! 👍?🏽?👍?🏽?👍?🏽?👍?🏽?👍?🏽?

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well Maintained and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the house for the month of Aprill while looking for a retirement home. The rental is located in a quiet neighborhood and located near beaches, shopping and restaurants. The owner is very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Westford, MA

Our month stay was very enjoyable & we highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place, fully loaded with everything you might need (from towels, bedding, pots & pans, cleaning items, etc.). We wanted to take one of the king mattresses’ with us, a fantastic bed and a great night’s sleep! The neighbors are friendly and couldn’t be more helpful with our questions & recommendations. A cozy, comfortable place to call home for as long as you choose to stay, close to beaches (ferry ride to private beach was a fun perk), & downtown Venice. The owner was extremely accommodating & only a phone call away. Our month stay was very enjoyable & we highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are most welcome back anytime! What a lovely review. Thanks for being fantastic guests and for taking great care of our home!
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Cute as promised

  • 5 of 5

Its a cute little house as the owner promised. With newly coated tub and tiles the owner sure upkeeps this place well. This property has everything you would need for your stay and more! I would definitely come back for a stay here or recommend a friend this place if i'm in town!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Sarasota Airport (SRQ)
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
South Venice Beach Ferry 4800 Lemon Bay Drive
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
route 41
Nearest Beach
2.3 Miles
South Venice Beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.53
Damage Deposit £214.59

Check out is by 11am, chechinis after 2:30pm. Cleaning fee is $100. If any "excessive cleaning" required-i.e. litter, sand, stains, appliance cleaning, a "Deep cleaning" fee at the rate of $30 per hour, beyond the $100 cleaning fee will be assessed and taken out of the security deposit. Also, new septic maintained regularly, overuse of toilet paper will lead to blockage- guest responsible for cost of pumping fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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