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Beautiful Modern Home w lots of Privacy!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,275 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 2 bath - PRIVATE courtyard!! Walking distance to POOL!!

Book NOW to enjoy the upcoming months at The Villages. New in June 2014...Three bedroom, 2 Baths with interior washer & dryer. Fully furnished and decorated. Maximum 4 people; unless otherwise approved. We have a very private enclosed back porch and closed in yard. Comes with everything you need for a fun stay in sunny Florida…except for food! 4 seater gas golf cart to use when traveling to the brand Brownwood Town Square or to the regional Eisenhower Recreation Center a couple of blocks away. Free Executive golf included with your own activity cards. Adult pool is 1/2 a block away! Bocce, Shuffleboard, Billiards, Tennis, Pickleball and Family Pool very close by. Brand new shopping center with Publix Grocery Store also nearby. Medical center just down the road also. Restaurants galore within cart range. Live daily music in all three town centers. Join in on the dancing!

Included in our rental is high-speed internet, HD 50'' TV in the living room and add'l flat screen TV in the Master Bedroom and 2nd bedroom. Washer and dryer are both inside the heated area, and all the kitchen things you will need. Two sets of sheets are provided for the King size bed in master bedroom and Queen size beds in the other two rooms. All utilities paid.

Meeting with friends, water aerobics, horse shoes, golfing, BUNCO or having your afternoon refreshments you will fall in love with the lifestyle of The Villages.

Pricing is based on two renters. You can add a maximum of 4 other guests at an additional $5 per day, per guest.

Grandkids are welcome with summer programs for both of you. A short day trip to Orlando for the amusement parks or over to Crystal Springs to swim with the Manatees. Show the kids the exciting Polo matches.

We loved it so much that we are not retired yet but purchased to be future residents! Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall it is always the place to be. Come on and get out and have some fun!

Visit for a week and stay for a life time.

More Details

Karen & Tom Gargiulo
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 March, 2017

About Karen & Tom Gargiulo

We purchased this wonderful home as our future retirement home because we fell in love with the lifestyle of THE VILLAGES! Tom & I are not retired yet and own our own business as tax accountants. You know what that means... Prime time for vacationing is prime time work for us! So, we want to share our love of The Villages with you! We live about an hour and 45 minutes away in St Petersburg and will visit our place when we can. Tom is originally from New York and I am from Chicago; though I have lived in Florida most of my life.

Karen & Tom Gargiulo purchased this villa in 2014

Why Karen & Tom Gargiulo chose The Villages

Our villas is located a very short walk away from the adult pool and minutes away from the Manatee Rec Center which has a family pool, tennis, pickle ball, bocce, corn hole, and picnic tables

What makes this villa unique

Wonderful neighborhood with lovely neighbors but you can also enjoy your privacy with our fenced yard!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dunedin in The Villages

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1275 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk in Shower & Walk in Closet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 w/TV - 1 Large Double Bed , Private w/sliding door to hallway-bathroom & bedroom inside
    Bedroom 1/wTV - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Very Comfortable Bed!! TV in this room
  • All bedrooms are separate enough to give occupants privacy. No bedrooms are right next to each other.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
You will LOVE The Villages Lifestyle!! We do!!!


5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Modern Home w lots of Privacy!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have spent the last 4 months in this wonderful vacation home. It is well located, very clean, comfortable and well equipped including a 4 person golf cart. Tom and Karen are great hosts and go out of their way to ensure your stay is a great experience. There are 3 country club restaurants plus all the eateries at Brownwood within a 5-10 minute golf cart ride away. The community pool is just around the corner, a great place to cool off and meet neighbours. The Villa Neighbours have a quarterly street party and invited us to both. So nice to be included and made welcome by the neighbours. We highly recommend this home to anyone who wants to partake of the great lifestyle of The Villages.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a great time at this rental! This was our first trip to The Villages and we loved it so much that we have rented another house for 13 months! Unfortunately, Tom and Karen's house was already booked! They are a super nice couple and go out of their way to make sure your stay is the best!! This home was very clean and felt like home! We truly enjoyed that they shared thier home with us! The golf cart was great for checking out the squares and the building progress! Awesome!! Thank you, Gary and Karen

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time. Everything was so clean, so beautiful! The owners had everything we needed and more. We enjoyed spending our early mornings drinking coffee out on the lanai. Very quiet, very peaceful! Mid mornings playing tennis, pickle ball, and using the driving range. Our afternoons at the pool were such a great way to cool down, relax and we enjoyed meeting many really nice people. We were so close we could walk to the pool! Being able to take the golf car to the square for evening meals, cocktails, music and dancing was such a bonus! The community is set up so that the golf cars have their own path which makes it a really safe, fun way to get around. There is so much to do that I wish we had had more time to spend there. The home we stayed in has a really great layout and location! It was so comfortable. The owners were great to work with. They responded to us quickly, gave us all the information we needed to have a wonderful time. I can't wait to rent from them again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you come back soon! Thank you for the wonderful comments and so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

Great location, walking distance to the Dunedin Pool! Quiet Neighborhood we enjoyed sitting on the screened lanai. Home is tastefully decorated with a modern feel, everything is brand new! Short trip to Brownwood Square and Publix is also nearby. Comes with Golf Cart which we used to travel to the Square for evening entertainment. Centrally located, we look forward to visiting again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were fabulous guests and we look forward to a return visit!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dunedin, Central Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
November 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
December 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
Jan - Mar 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £63
Refundable Cleaning Dep £99
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation! Checkout time is 10:00 am
Extra charges will be charged for any damage found.
Please note: If smoking on property has taken place, then an additional charge of $500 will be charged for house fumigation to get rid of the odor.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
All over The Villages
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
All over The Villages
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-75 at Florida Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
All over The Villages
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Crystal River- See the Manatees too!
Car: recommended

There is SO much to do in The Villages but if you feel like a little trip, Disney World, Epcot, Universal City and Sea World are not too far.

In Tampa- about an hour - Busch Gardens, The Tampa Bay Bucs - Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey


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