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Relaxing Sandy Beach Cottage FREE Bikes & Kayaks, Very Flexible!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Great fully rennovated home with King & Queen Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps

Really great Beach house with everything you could need & more! Just bring a swimsuit and a toothbrush!

2 Bedroom fully remodeled beach house. South Venice Beach is at end of our street with fully inclusive private ferry to take you on a 5 minute ride across the inter-coastal to our association private beach. Ferry pass included, as are umbrella, beach chairs, cooler and water toys! Miles of beautiful beaches! Ferry runs every day sunrise to sunset on the ½ hour. We even have a hat rack with everything from wide sun hats to fishing hats!

Private garden with patio sitting area, table chairs, barbeque grill and outdoor fire pit. Privacy fenced back yard, very safe for children and pets.

Enjoy Florida's beautiful weather & beaches - there so much to see nearby;Venice beach, Manasota beach, Nokomis Beach, Casey Key, Siesta Key, just to mention a few. A great home and local to relax and unwind!

Take a ride by bicycle down to the beach or enjoy the miles of wonderful bike paths. Take a kayak and enjoy a paddle along the inter-coastal. Take a ride to Sharky's waterfront dining, with band and fishing pier. Convenient to great variety of stores. The perfect location on the Gulf Coast. The beautiful town of Venice on Venice Island is just 5 minutes away, Siesta Key is half hour ride, or take a day trip to Disney in Orlando 2 hours away.

More Details

Property Manager
Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Welsh
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2017

About Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams

Jason and I love to travel and love to share our home in Venice with others! If you like carefree vacations like we do, then you will love our Venice Paradise! We fell in love with Venice and had to have a home here! All our comforts of home we are happy to share with you including bikes and kayaks!

Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams purchased this house in 2009

Why Dee & Jason Truluck-Williams chose Venice

So close to the amazing private beach for fantastic carefree days. Large private garden and simply close to every thng: beach, stores and restaurants!

What makes this house unique

Wonderful 5 minute free ferry crossing to our private beach! Those who have experienced it always return! It is unique and very special! Come and try it for yourself.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Location, location, location! This well-equipped neat and cozy beach house is close to everything you'd ever want to do in Florida. Whether it's shopping, biking, dining, beach going, sightseeing, having a picnic, tennis, etc., you are in close proximity to it! We stayed for two months (Jan. And Feb.) and enjoyed every minute! Dee was so accommodating! If we needed anything or wanted anything at all, she was there with it faster than a speeding bullet! She really cares about her renters and caters to all of your needs, assuring that your time spent in her rental is relaxing and wanting for nothing. (Thank you, Dee!)
Feb 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Venice Groves in Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Pack & play baby crib and high chair available in closet
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our two bedroom Mediterranean style cottage is fully equipped with everything you need. Linens, bathroom towels and beach towels. New Kitchen and bathroom. New air conditioning system and full water conditioning system. House is light bright and airy. Very clean and well maintained. Wonderful breezeway with dining table and sliding door to the patio. Wi-Fi internet, TV, DVD, VCR and stereo radio. Open living room/kitchen area. Full kitchen includes easy clean flat top stove and microwave. Coffee Maker, toaster, blender, great set of pans and all the other equipment you could need to cook your meals or prepare your cocktails! All utilities are included, sheets & towels, washer/dryer, cable TV, Video, DVD and assortment of videos for your viewing pleasure. Patio with outdoor furniture and covered parking for one car. Spacious driveway for friends and family. Mature pink grapefruit trees – pick your own when in season. Pets Ok with signed pet agreement and pet fee. We try to think of everything to make your stay (and mine) the most comfortable possible. Our house is a work in progress, while we have finished the interior we are still working with our landscaper on exterior garden planting, so we appreciate you watering the plants for us. Natuzzi leather sofa with two reclining ends in the living room with 32” TV with Cable and DVD/VCR. Master bedroom has King adjustable Tempurpedic bed with two remote controls (his and hers)! Large mirrored closet , dressing table and ceiling fan Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed, again with large mirrored closet and two night stands, complete with palm style lamps! Ceiling fan.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

Relaxing Sandy Beach Cottage FREE Bikes & Kayaks, Very Flexible!
average rating of 4.74359 based on 43 reviews

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay! Nice and clean house. Close to driving distance to Sarasota and the beaches and other activities around.

Thanks Dee for sharing your house with us!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome! Glad you had a great stay and thank you for choosing our home for your vacation! Seems as though you enjoy the Venice area as much as we do! See you next trip! Regards Dee
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The house was perfect for our stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this house. It was close to everything. It was so nice to come back to an actual house instead of a hotel room. Everything we needed was there. The bed was so comfortable. The kitchen was great as well as the living room area.We ate at Sharky's and we went shopping downtown. Siesta Key is only a 30 min. drive, loved it. We would stay here again. Dee was very easy to work with ! Thanks for sharing your home. Bengy and Kay

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bengy and Kay! So glad you enjoyed the house and yes, that bed is so comfortable! So much to do locally and hope you got to use the bikes and kayaks too! Keep us in mind for future stays! We are here to take care of your needs!
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Very well kept and extremely clean!!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Jasmine cottage. Very nice little home. Well manicured. Any issues you may have are well taken care of by the owner in an awesome timely manner. If you are looking for a home away from home vacation spot in Venice, fl. Dee is the person you want to deal with. Thank you again. We will be back for sure. Also this home is pet friendly and my kids had a blast with the large enclosed backyard.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy to hear that you enjoyed a fantastic stay at our home in Venice! It truly is a great town with fantastic beaches and lots to see and do! I really do care about my guests and try to be super fast to respond and resolve any wants needs or issues! Look forward to having you back for your next stay in Venice!
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Quaint, clean, and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The description of the home was exactly as described, the pictures were spot on!!! The property was very well maintained and clean, would recommend to friends and family. Dee was very helpful during our stay, she responded to our needs within a matter of minutes!!!! Very reasonable driving distance to the beach, restaurants--such as Sharkey's on the Pier, Luna's Ristorante, and Kilwin's (ice cream/candy shoppe), on Venice Island. Beautiful sunsets, to enjoy before and after dinner!!!! NOT TO BE MISSED!!!! Thank you for your hospitality Dee, we would definitely want to come back!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house with a great yard and amenities!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I went on a last minute getaway and found this house on VRBO. It was clean, well maintained and took pets! The yard was great for our dog to play ball in and the private beach was very nice. The owner was quick to respond and was willing to answer any questions and take care of any issues. We had a great stay and everything worked perfectly. We will definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review and so happy to hear that you enjoyed a great stay at our home and we would love to have you back again soon! best regards Dee
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Two Women on a Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house has two nice bedrooms one with a queen and the second with a king bed. The bathroom had been recently remodeled and was fresh and clean with towels ready. We spent five nights and this place was perfect for us. The kitchen was stocked with the basic dishes and ready to go. We usually made breakfast, took a cooler to the beach for lunch, and ate out for dinner. Its about 5 minute drive to the ferry over to the private association island beach. Very nice. About 10 minute drive to County Park for walking and biking trails. About 10 to 15 minutes to downtown Venice for restaurants. Also visited other beaches both north and south in easy driving distance.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our home. The area is so much fun and close to everything! Glad you two ladies liked our vacation home as much as we do! Hope to have you stay with us again! Regards Dee
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
13 courses in Venice
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 41 Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Outback
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Go to any of the wonderful beaches!.

* Go bicycle riding on the many trails.

* Go kayaking on the South Venice intercoastal and see the manatee.

* Play golf at one of the many golf courses.

* Dine and dance to the band at Sharkey's restaurant.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Go to any of the wonderful beaches.

* Take the free ferry to South Venice beach.

* Ride the bicycles on the many trails.

* Visit all the great thrift sores and pick up a bargain!.

* Relax on the patio and grill some local caught fish!.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Go to the beaches.

* Ride the ferry.

* Go to Sharkey's beach restaurant.

* Go fishing on the pier.

* Take a ride to Disney.

Fantastic beaches South Venice private beach, Manasota, Caspersons, Nokomis, Siesta Key! Plenty of places to walk, cycle or kayak! Enjoy our bikes and kayaks!


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
21 Dec 2016 - 17 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
18 Apr 2017 - 11 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
12 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
6 Sep 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Winter Wonderful 2018
21 Dec 2017 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £120
Pet Fee £8 + Tax
Cleaning £100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cleaning fee varies depending on duration of stay, 12% Florida Lodging Taxes
$250 Security Deposit, Pets welcome with pet fee and signed pet agreement. $10 per night, $50 per week & $100 per month per pet

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