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Gorgeous Private Pool! Villa Portofino is Ultimate Island Escape!

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,426 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

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

Owner
Amy
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

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!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1426 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
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:
  • 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.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Gorgeous Private Pool! Villa Portofino is Ultimate Island Escape!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 27 reviews
4

Clean, very efficient with amenities, terrific location in approximation to Downtown Historic Area

  • 4 of 5

I would come back in a heartbeat and stay at this same vacation home. Management was accessible to answer questions on the spot.

Joe & Kim (HyoSu) Walters

Shreveport, Louisiana

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mayville, WI
5

Second time, will come again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this home - we came back here for a reason! Very nice house,, great pool area, and only a mile from the beach! We rented a home a few miles from here in between the two times we stayed here (only because I wasn't quick enough in reserving this home and it was already taken for that week) in 2015, and never again will I go anywhere else. The other home was not even comparable! The only thing I am disappointed in is that I only stayed a week! Next year will be 2 weeks for sure. We only had one very minor issue during our stay. It was with the pool and Amy had the pool guy out ASAP to make sure it was taken care of. I like that fact that I know if there is an issue, it will be taken care of. No worries here! I would highly recommend staying here! Thanks for the great vacation :)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cute house in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Great house with even better pool! House wasn't as close to the beach for walking as I'd wanted but the pool was so nice & warm that it didn't matter. Very nice area with several close beaches. Traveled with 5 teenagers and they loved walking to a nearby basketball court & getting some BP at a batting cage. Lots of towels were provided, beach & shower, which is not usually the case in house rentals (when traveling with 9/10 people).

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our group.

  • 5 of 5

This home was in a nice quiet relaxing neighborhood with easy access to the beaches and downtown Venice .

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had such a great time!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and the Venice beach area. The set up was perfect for our multi generational vacation. My dad stay on the master suite side of the house that had a large bathroom and a walk in shower and spacious master bedroom. The rest of us stayed on the other side of the house.

The house was well appointed and in fact we hosted my soon to be in laws for dinner (8 people) within 24 hours of our arrival. There were plenty of plates, glasses ect.

Great location. Quiet area but close to beaches and down town. The house and yard is much prettier in person!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little vacation house.

  • 5 of 5

Will need painting inside soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Venice, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
mid April to mid June, 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£474
for 2 nights
From
£172
From
£198
Fri,Sat
 
 
mid June to mid Aug, 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£543
for 2 nights
From
£207
From
£250
Fri,Sat
 
 
mid Aug to Nov 17, 2017
12 Aug 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£422
for 2 nights
From
£146
From
£172
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£474
for 2 nights
From
£172
From
£216
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Early winter 2017
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£474
for 2 nights
From
£172
From
£194
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holidays 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£820
for 2 nights
From
£345
From
£389
Sat,Sun
 
 
January 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£647
for 2 nights
From
£259
From
£294
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter 2018
3 Feb 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£785
for 2 nights
From
£328
From
£345
Fri,Sat
 
 
2018 spring/summer/fall
7 Apr 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£543
for 2 nights
From
£207
From
£250
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

House/Pool Cleaning Fee £115.18 + 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! We now have flexible arrival and departure days. No monthly discounts as we specialize in short term stays. Reservations are non-refundable like most vacation houses so 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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