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Villa Pelican Dock, South Gulf Cove, Port Charlotte FL 33981

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
villa
People
16
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday villa in South Gulf Cove - Villa Pelican Dock

Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps up to 16 people.

Vacation Rental Description:

Location:

South Gulf Cove is on the Cape Haze peninsular east of the Rotonda and south of a line between Port Charlotte and Englewood, and North of Boca Grande. It is within the boundaries of the South Gulf Cove Nature reserve.

The Villa rear faces south onto a Deep Water canal, with easy access to the South Gulf Cove Nature reserve, Port Charlotte Harbor and then the Gulf of Mexico.

Accommodation:

This Six Bedroom villa comes with two Master Suites, both with US King Size Beds; both have double French doors to Lanai and Pool area and HDTVs. Two double queen size bedrooms and two twin bedded rooms. Also, in the Great room is a fold-out Queen Double. We can provide cots or cribs to both Master Suites, so can sleep up to 16 people.

There are four Bathrooms, one each in the en-suites, one family bathroom and one pool side.

The whole villa is fully Air-Conditioned with ceiling fans in every room for our wonderfully hot Florida weather and centrally heated for those odd cool nights that we sometimes get.

There is a large, fully equipped Kitchen, Breakfast Bar with 4 High Chairs. The Dining table seats 8 people.

There is a large fully equipped Laundry room and double garage.

There is a 30ft x 13ft Heated Pool with a separately heated Spa/Jacuzzi that seats 8. The rear of this villa faces south and has the Sun all day. The covered Lanai is 30ft x 10ft and the Sun Deck is over 30ft. The whole rear of this villa is fully caged and is not over looked.

There is a 50ft x 6ft Private Dock. Great fishing can be had from this dock and the fun of then seeing how good Dad actually is in cooking it on the villa BBQ/Gas Grill?

Security:

This villa has a full Security Alarm System on all doors and windows that are linked to a central station, with panic buttons for Police, Fire and the Ambulance service.

All doors and windows that lead to the Pool area have an independent Alarm system, to warn you if the kids try and get to the pool without your knowledge?

We have a local Management Company who live locally, to assist you for any emergency 24/7, and whose office hours (M-F) are 9-5 for any other questions or requests?

Amenities:

It is superbly furnished throughout, as you would expect in any top of the range luxury villa. It is fully equipped, including HDLCDTV’s, HDDVR Satellite receivers, DVD/Video recorders, CD player, HDLCDTV’s with Satellite receivers in both Master suites.

All linen, crockery and towels are included, even beach towels and toys. Just bring food, drink and yourselves.

Free Wireless High-speed Internet connection and all local telephone calls are also free!

We supply Free of Charge for your use, a full range of fresh and salt water fishing rods and equipment. You just need to buy bait.

Boat Hire: We have an arrangement with a local boat yard, which has a fleet of 10 boats of all sizes. We can sort out your hire before you arrive at a discounted rate.

Activities and Attractions:

The villa is very close to 8 wonderful 'sugar sand' beaches all within a 20 minute drive, with some of the best shelling and shark tooth collecting to be had on the whole South Gulf Coast.

From our dock, the beautiful South Gulf Cove Nature reserve is just 15 minutes sailing time away, from which you can then exit into Port Charlotte sound and then, out into the Gulf of Mexico. There is wonderful fresh and salt water fishing to be had in all areas.

There are 10 Golf courses within a 30 minutes’ drive, including a floodlit, 24 hour course just 6 miles away. There are over 70 courses within a radius of 25 miles of the villa. All courses welcome children over 8, and hire out all equipment needed.

Port Charlotte for all department stores is only 15 miles away, with a large Publix supermarket and two petrol stations just 3 miles away. We list in our villa manual over 20 great local restaurants; there are all sorts of 'take-outs' locally, but why not cook your own 'catch of the day' on the villa BBQ/Gas Grill?

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Barry Eastlake
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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About Barry Eastlake

Hello holiday seekers, thank you for viewing our villa. Linda and I are from Oxfordshire, England. We have been coming to Florida, with our children since the early 80's. It was then, when the kids were small, that we discovered and fell in love with Florida's Gulf Coast with its beautifully clean 'sugar sand' beaches. The clear, clean, safe, warm gulf waters and all the wonderful wildlife that is all around you to marvel at and enjoy. All this and only a few hours from Disney of the Everglades.

Barry Eastlake purchased this villa in 2006

Why Barry Eastlake chose Port Charlotte

When we retired, we wanted our holiday home to be in this unspoilt part of the South West Gulf Coast, which, unlike most of the Florida coast line, it is not built up. It still retains that 'old world charm' that Florida had and is now mainly lost in places like Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples. Come and see for yourselves!

What makes this villa unique

Being within the South Gulf Cove Nature Reserve, you are privileged to see Florida's wonderful wildlife all around you. I have sat on the lanai and seen a sea eagle fly down and pick a fish out of the water just 30 feet in front of me. We have a 5 foot 'gator, which regally visits our canal and will lay on the surface; he never comes close, just watching you fish from the dock. We have hired kayaks and spent hours sailing around the reserve, fishing, crabbing and bird spotting. This is the real Florida. There is not a lot left so we feel very lucky to own part of it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Barry, Just wanted to send you a quick note to let you know how much my family and I enjoyed our stay at your Villa! We came away with many wonderful memories that will be with us all for a very long time. The house size was more than we expected and very comfortable. The location was great, so beautiful. We hope to be able to come again in another year or two. Thanks for everything! Regards from Linda & Lou. England.
Feb 2015
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Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Villa Pelican Dock, South Gulf Cove, Port Charlotte FL 33981
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Spacious well maintained property at a great value

  • 5 of 5

The owner Barry was very helpful and answered all questions within the same day. Very professional and responsible. The property was very clean and well maintained. It has plenty of extras which included board games, books, movies, fishing gear and pool toys just to name a few. The living space in the house Itself is very well distributed, especially for a large group. There is plenty of sleeping space as well and you will be comfortable regardless of group size. I would say that the house itself and area are great...We did not enjoy it to the max because it rained during our entire stay but thanks to the property being so well equipped and maintained we still very much enjoyed ourselves. Would definitely go back for a second chance at good weather and will strongly recommend to anyone wanting a spacious, clean rental at a great price!

*****Five star overall rating,

Iris & family from Miami, Fl *******

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Toronto, ON
5

Great Spot!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property!! It is well furnished and extremely comfortable. The advertising was accurate ... there were no surprises. We would love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2010
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Location

Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Fort Myers Int or Punta Gorda Local.
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
The English Pig
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Rotonda
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Muma's
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Englewood
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Beaches.

* Boating.

* Fishing.

* Shell collecting.

* Watching Wildlife.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Beaches: The villa is very close to 9 wonderful 'sugar sand' beaches all are within a 15-30 minute drive, with some of the best shelling and shark tooth collecting to be had on the whole South Gulf Coast.

Golf: There are 20+ wonderful Golf courses within 20-60 minute drive, including 4 championship courses and even a 24 hour floodlit course just 6 miles away. All courses welcome children over 8, and hire out any equipment needed.

Boating: From our dock, the beautiful Gulf Cove nature reserve is just 5

minutes sailing time away, via which, Port Charlotte sound is only 20 minutes, then out to the Gulf of Mexico.

Fishing: We provide FOC a full range of Fresh & Salt Water fishing gear as there is great fishing to be had in all areas, including our dock.

Shopping: Port Charlotte for all your department stores needs is only 15 miles away, with a large Publix supermarket and two petrol stations just 3 miles away.

Manual: We list in our villa manual over 20 great local restaurants, there are also, all sorts of 'take-outs' locally, but why not cook your own 'catch of the day' on the villa BBQ/Gas Grill and see if he really is as good as he says???

Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Snow Bird
1 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£812
for 2 nights
From
£318
From
£503
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,942
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
4 Feb 2017 - 11 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,448
for 4 nights
From
£318
From
£503
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,942
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,296
for 7 nights
£2,296
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
22 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£742
for 2 nights
From
£283
From
£455
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,766
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£653
for 2 nights
From
£238
From
£380
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,501
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Fall
2 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£742
for 2 nights
From
£283
From
£455
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,766
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,223
for 3 nights
From
£349
From
£552
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,119
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£742
for 2 nights
From
£283
From
£455
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,766
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,296
for 7 nights
£2,296
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee 1-12 people £158 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £394
Tax Rate 12.0%

Normal rates are for groups up to 12 people, extra guests (MAX 4 EXTRA) are charged at $25 each per day.
Plus the cleaning charge of $180 for up to 6 people, 7-12 $200, 13/14 $220 and $250 up to 16 people (max) per stay.
Plus Florida Sales tax @ 7% & 5% Tourist/Bed tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in South Gulf Cove in Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With en-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • Plus, in the great room a fold out queen double. We can also supply two fold out single guest beds and a full size baby crib.
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
All THE PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN DECEMBER 2015 Pool & Spa: The Heated Pool is 30ft x 13ft, with a separately heated Spa/Jacuzzi that seats 8. The rear of this villa faces South and has the Sun all day. The covered Lanai is 35ft x 10ft and the Sun Deck is 30ft x 10ft. The whole rear of this villa is fully caged and is not over looked on any side. Pool Alarm: All doors and windows that lead to the Pool area have an independent safety alarm system, to warn you if the kids try and get to the pool without your knowledge? Boating: There is a 9000lb Boat lift with 50ft of Private Dock. Great fishing from this dock and then cooking on the villa Grill? Boat Hire: We have an arrangement with a local boat yard, which has a large fleet of boats of all sizes. We can arrange your hire at very good discounted rates before you arrive. The villa is fully equipped, including all linen, crockery and towels, even beach towels and toys. Just bring food, drink and yourselves. Help: We have a local Management Company who live close, to assist you anytime 24/7.

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