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Gorgeous Private Pool! Villa Portofino is Ultimate Island Escape!

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Venice - Villa Portofino

Interior Designer Created Gem in Prime Venice Island location with Stunning Pool

Location, location, location!! Venice Island was just featured in "Coastal Living Magazine" as one of the Best Seaside Towns in the US! In a prime, quiet Venice Island setting, Villa Portofino is one of the very few legal weekly stay vacation houses in this highly desired beach town!

* Don't risk booking an "illegal weekly rental place" which can easily fall through. Be safe and choose a local leader in upscale vacation house accommodations with more than a decade experience in providing top hospitality service! We love treating our guests like family.

Our ultra-talented interior designer created the stunning 'Villa Portofino' vacation house with all new furnishings throughout so our guests can fully enjoy their much-deserved island escape. Inviting new private heated pool, 3 tranquil bedrooms with all new linens, 2 full bathrooms, updated dine-in kitchen with granite countertops & stainless steel appliances, 2 brand new sofa sleepers (added in 2016), new LED flat screen TVs.

* Good news - our availability calendars are always up to date 24/7 - simply click on 'Detailed Price' for total rate quote or click on 'Book It' to reserve your dates securely before someone else grabs your favorite week.

French doors from the light-filled Florida Room lead to a private heated swimming pool with all the bells and whistles. Savor Villa Portofino's multiple water fountains, massage therapy jets in swim out, new efficient pool heater, Cancun Blue pebbletec water color, dreamy LED color-changing pool night lighting, screen enclosure to keep pests out & attractive paver deck - plus an open-air patio with grill and patio table

We are the property owners with more than a decade in the vacation rental industry so you will be well taken care of. Many of our guests are "repeats" we are proud to say.

Villa Portofino has the perfect layout for family vacations! Two bedrooms have king-size beds - a rarity! The third bedroom features our new deluxe bunk-bed set to sleep 4 in bunks -twin over full bed with a twin trundle under the full.

* no monthly discounts. 25+ or staying with parents, No Pets, No smoking inside or out as we provide a healthy environment. Low-key respectful vacationers only as this is a nice, quiet, upscale beach community - you will sleep well!

Villa Portofino sleeps 8 most comfortably in beds including trundle or up to 10 max using 2 sofa sleepers.

Friendly owners are dedicated to keeping the vacation house in good condition to please our guests. We eagerly seek out guest feedback & are constantly improving our offerings so guests can fully relax and enjoy their Venice Island escape.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Amy
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2016
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About Amy

My favorite childhood memories are visiting my cousins and grandparents with my family on Florida beach vacations. I met my future husband on a Florida vacation many years ago. For more than a decade, I have owned a vacation rental house business and absolutely love helping families plan their dream Florida beach vacations. We are proud to say we have many happy repeat guests who make our Venice vacation house their favorite annual beach escape!

Why Amy chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We own the vacation house right next door. The sister of the lady we purchased the house next door for put this Venice Island house on the market about a decade ago and we jumped at the chance to have another dream vacation house in this great Venice Island location. Ironically we often have adult sisters renting both of the side-by-side vacation pool houses so they can be close but each family still has their own space with plenty of privacy. We absolutely love this vacation house's location! We can easily walk to our great beach, Sharky's ocean-front restaurant with live tropical music, the Venice Fishing Pier & the shops & restaurants of Historic Venice Avenue!!! There are just a handful of single family homes in this quaint beach community which can LEGALLY be rented on a weekly basis & we are proud to be one of them.

What makes this house unique

Four key things I often hear our guests rave about: our interior designer creates special interiors with casual 'island touches' so guests feel like they've escaped the real world and can fully relax. Second - we have a beautiful, newer private heated pool so we were able to put in many cool features like the multiple water fountains arching into the tropical blue pool waters to delight our guests. Third - we offer outstanding hospitality and have two very similar neighboring vacation houses in this desirable Island of Venice location near our great beach & also walkable to historic Venice Avenue shops & restaurants. Many of our guests want their friends or family to stay close but still have their own private pool house & their own yard - a very unique feature. & * Finally - Venice Island was just featured in "Coastal Living Magazine" as one of the Best Seaside Towns in the US! In a prime, quiet Venice Island setting, Villa Portofino is one of the very few legal weekly stay vacation houses in this highly desired beach town! Don't risk booking an "illegal weekly rental place" which can easily fall through. Be safe & choose a local leader in upscale vacation house accommodations with more than a decade experience in providing top hospitality service. We treat our guests like family! Each guest is invited to our free new online "Hospitality Suite App" - we spent a long time loading it up with our favorite local restaurants, fitness options, best shops, great local activities & very detailed vacation house & area information so our guests can really maximize their vacation experience. Cheers!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Gorgeous Private Pool! Villa Portofino is Ultimate Island Escape!
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
5

Wonderful home and location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family was not disappointed at all! Beautiful home, comfortable, and great location! We will be returning and telling all our friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing visit to Venice in this beautifully decorated home!! We were traveling to celebrate our daughters Sweet 16 birthday and were not disappointed with the location nor the home!! Everything was very clean and ready to go when we arrived!! Amy was very responsive to my email regarding the WI-FI issues we had... The password was just missing from the manual :)

We will for sure be back and be recommending Amy and her other properties to family and friends alike !!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What an amazing vacation we had at your beautiful villa! I would highly recommend it! We'll be back

  • 5 of 5

Hi Amy, we totally enjoyed staying at the Villa Portofino! So clean, nice layout, everything you could ask for and more in a vacation home! We would highly recommend this place to anyone & we ourselves will be back!

Thank you so much for your attention to detail. Looking forward to our next vacay in Venice!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing place.

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, comfortable and very well equipped. It is closed to the beach, restaurants and markets. The pool is very nice, kids loved it. The owners were very nice and very diligent answering really fast our requests. We had a blast and will absolutely refer it to anybody looking for a great family vacation time. We are planning to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family time!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time. There were a few rain days because of the tropical storm coming through. Lots to do in this area and the kids loved the pool and fountains! All in all we had a great stay at this house!!! We hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amber - I am thrilled to hear your family had a wonderful time at Villa Portofino & found lots to do in the Venice area:). Thank you so much for being great guests. Please come visit again in the future:). Best regards, Amy & Team
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Close to beach and downtown, clean and a nice pool area.

  • 4 of 5

Villa Portofino was a nice place for my family to come and relax too. It was really close to beaches, restaurants, and shops. The pool area was a nice size and great for having fun with the kids and relaxing. The property came equipped with some helpful essentials for trips to the beach and playing around the yard and pool. If you are looking for high quality staying this might not be the property for you. It was nice and had the basics. The towels were a bit rough. The house is stocked with the bare essentials.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Victoria - Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback! So happy to hear you enjoyed the private swimming pool & our convenient beach location on Venice Island! The bath towels are premium hotel quality but are intentionally not thick - like most vacation houses we need to use good quality beach and bath towels that dry in a reasonable amount of time so we can offer earlier guest arrival times. (better for environment too) We are very proud that we provide many items not offered by other vacation rentals in our area including - surprise welcome goodies, plenty of beach towels, rolling beach cart, beach umbrella, folding beach chairs, beach toys, pack n play, high back booster seat with tray, board games, bbq grill, high thread count sheets & new bed linens, new sofa sleepers, assortment of teas & spices, new cookware/bakeware sets, etc.. We also incorporated new features in the private pool that other pools in the area don't have including: multiple water fountains which arch into the pool; massage therapy jets in swim out & multi-colored LED pool night lighting. Glad to hear you had a nice time and big thanks for being great guests! best regards, Amy McDermott, beach bound escapes
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sarasota International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Sharky's & Fin's
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Venice Island Public 27 hole course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Sharky's & Fin's
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Service Beach on Venice Island
Car: recommended

Our popular vacation house which draws many happy repeat guests is situated in a great Island of Venice location. Gorgeous private pool!! Guests can walk to so much to do including our great beach (deeded beach access); the Historic Town Center; Island golf/ tennis/shuffleboard/playgrounds & the very popular Sharky's & Fin's ocean-front restaurants with live tropical music, Tiki Bar & sunset watching decks. Or relax at your beach home created by a talented interior designer & featuring a new heated in-ground private swimming pool loaded with all the latest features - multiple fountains water feature, massage therapy jets in swim out, dreamy LED night-time pool lighting which changes colors, brand new pool heater, Cancun Blue pebbletec color, screen enclosure to keep pests out & paver deck. The award-winning Venice Theatre, Free yoga on the beach classes, & Publix grocery store are all longer walks or quick drive. The Venice library, new Community Center, Art Center & pharmacy are all on our street and within walking distrance. Our guests also enjoy walking to our weekly Farmer's Market and the numerous special events Venice goes all out for to delight residents & vacationers. We are close to the island's popular 27 hole challenging golf course which is a family favorite & drivable to 5 public or semi-private golf courses plus numerous parks & tennis court options.

Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early-Mid Dec. 2016
27 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£658
for 3 nights
From
£175
£1,012
 
 
Christmas Week
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,334
for 7 nights
£2,334
 
 
New Year's Week
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,893
for 7 nights
£1,893
 
 
January 7-20, 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,537
for 7 nights
£1,537
 
 
Jan21-mid Feb, 2017
21 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,154
for 7 nights
£2,154
 
 
Feb18-25, 2017
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,154
for 7 nights
£2,154
 
 
Feb 25-March 24, 2017
25 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,242
for 7 nights
£2,242
 
 
March 25-31, 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,242
for 7 nights
£2,242
 
 
April1-15, 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,242
for 7 nights
£2,242
 
 
April 15-21, 2017
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,066
for 7 nights
£2,066
 
 
mid April to mid June, 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£658
for 3 nights
From
£175
£964
 
 
mid June to mid Aug, 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,361
for 7 nights
£1,361
 
 
mid Aug to Nov 17, 2017
12 Aug 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£605
for 3 nights
From
£158
From
£175
Fri,Sat
£924
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,273
for 7 nights
£1,273
 
 
Early winter 2017
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£658
for 3 nights
From
£175
£1,008
 
 
Holidays 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,507
for 7 nights
£2,507
 

Additional pricing information

House/Pool Cleaning Fee £117 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

No pets. No smoking inside or out. 25+ or staying with parents. Low-key, respectful vacationers only as this is a nice, quiet, upscale beach community-you'll sleep well! Prime weeks require Saturday to Saturday stays as this vacation house is very popular and fills up with back to back guests. No monthly discounts as we specialize in short term stays. No refunds - we suggest reasonably priced travel insurance for peace of mind. We are the property owners and we have more than a decade of vacation rental house experience so you will be well taken care of. We have many happy repeat guests!

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Venice in the Florida

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1426 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sink granite vanity & shower in master bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Combination tub/shower in guest bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Outdoor Shower , Outdoor shower in pool area
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Second bedroom also has king-bed, closet, new bed linens
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King-size bed, designer bed linens, walk-in-closet in master
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , Deluxe bunk-bed.Twin over full bed & twin trundle under full
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A very unique feature - we also have the very similar vacation house right next door - it also has a heated private pool! If you want friends & families to stay close but for everyone to still enjoy their own space. Both places created by our talented interior designer with guest comfort in mind. Low-key respectful vacationers only as this is a nice, upscale, quiet beach community. The location is fantastic - only 5 minute walk to our deeded beach access and longer walk to our historic town center's unique shops, restaurants & award winning Theatre. Just 8 minute walk to popular Sharky's & Fin's oceanfront restaurants with live tropical music & sunset watching. Island's popular golf course & Tennis Courts. Our location & amenities make this a very popular island house with many repeat guests. VERY IMPORTANT - this is one of only a very few Venice Island houses LEGALLY allowed to be a weekly vacation rental. Do not risk booking an illegal weekly place which can fall through.

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