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Your Private Retreat Spa-like Relaxation Oasis

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath 1 1/2 acre home. Not your average home

Banyan Tree Oasis has everything you need to get away from it all. Surreal walk-in pool with grotto ledge for jumping into cool, sparkling water with waterfalls and fountains overhead. Outside walk through gardens with fountains, flowing brooks and more waterfalls. Overhead trellis with beautiful flowers for shade. Beach made just for you with firepit and chairs. New golf putting range, basketball, tennis, badminton or volleyball court. Hot Tub for relaxation. Bedroom 1 has King Bed, fireplace, sitting area with exit to gardens and hot tub. Bedroom 2 has Queen Bed and lots of space. Bedroom 3 has stacked full size beds with steps, kids will love these. We have 2 sturdy hotel roll a way beds to sleep 2 more people. Enjoy a sing a long with a small great sounding piano in the living room. Large rooms, washer/dryer, generous seating for all. Kitchen fully equipped. Great Photo Ops. Please check with the owner if you want a larger event. Events priced per

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More Details

Owner
Nancy C Walker
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Nancy C Walker

My husband and I live in VA and found this property almost by accident. It's the perfect place for relaxation, parties, photo ops, receptions, etc. We were so excited about this property that we decided to share it with others by placing it on VRBO. After renting other properties in Englewood for several years, we fell in love with the area. We felt "away from it all" yet close to it all in distance. Very unusual property.

Nancy C Walker purchased this house in 2015

Why Nancy C Walker chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

This property is in one of the best areas of Englewood and is close to everything that you will need on your vacation. 5 miles from Manasota Key and Englewood Beaches where you can park and spend the day on the gulf. Play golf just around the corner! Shop and eat just around the corner!

What makes this house unique

When you first drive up and see the huge Banyan Tree, you will fall in love with the place. We added a small table under the tree just for enjoying the shade. The garden is like no other that you will find unless it is a resort somewhere or at Disney. The stone walls with waterfalls are unbelievable and so relaxing. Sit and listen to the birds, enjoy the hot tub. Sit on the homemade beach with white sand and listen to the water falls from the pool area. Invite someone to play badminton, basketball or play tennis on the court.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Englewood in the Charlotte County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 roll a way beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Rollaway Beds (2) - 2 Roll A Way Beds
  • 3 Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Your Private Retreat Spa-like Relaxation Oasis
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 11 reviews
5

Banyon Tree Oasis is more a very private resort then a mere rental home

  • 5 of 5

We, my wife and I and our 5-year-old Vizsla, loved our stay at Banyan Tree Oasis. We spent the month of February there. The master bedroom was as nice as any master bedroom I've seen. It was extremely large and beautifully appointed. There was an decent-sized walk-in closet and a nice, if not spectacular, master bath. The master bedroom walks out to a tropical paradise with waterfalls, fountains, a "stream", hot tub and more. All this is fabulously landscaped like a tropical paradise, making for a beautiful view out the two walls of solid windows interrupted only by the fireplace and large (60"?) flat screen TV.

The main living/dining/kitchen area is enormous and also beautifully furnished. The centerpiece is the main living area, which is set up as a home theater with comfortable loungers viewing an 80" TV. It walks out to the gorgeous pool, putting green and other parts of the huge, gorgeously landscaped, huge yard. The pool is fully fenced and a nice large area for our dog to explore and romp. She was exhausted every evening and that's a significant accomplishment for a Vizsla.

There is a nice guest bedroom and bath and a small third bedroom with bunks. Everything was very comfortable and completely ready for our arrival.

While there, we had a few maintenance issues and the response by the owner and her local team of highly professional people was extraordinarily fast, resolving even some difficult problems in less than 24 hours.

Overall, this was the most private and possibly the most comfortable and beautiful rental home we've ever stayed in and we've rented over a dozen homes through VRBO, most in SW Florida.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve, we alway's want our guests to be able to feel at home and enjoy the property. You have a beautiful and well behaved dog so I'm glad she had fun also. It makes for a great vacation when you have less worries about your pet. Our caretaker said you left the house in excellent condition as you found it and we would welcome you back any time. Nancy
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5

great place. unbelievable outside area

  • 5 of 5

everything you need is there. pool is awesome. plenty to do right at house. master bedroom is excellent. would recommend to any body

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for enjoying our property. You were great guests and I hope you will return in the future. Nancy
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5

Beautiful and Serene! The pictures do not do it justice!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week staying at this home. Our group had 4 adults and 4 kids. We had everything we needed for a quiet, relaxing vacation. The kids had no interest in leaving the property, there was so much for them to do! The pool was amazing, and the basketball court was a great place for the boys to burn some energy. We did head to the beach one of the days we were there, but the kids were anxious to get back. The house had everything we needed and more! Nancy was fantastic to work with. We were sad to see our week come to an end.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Michele. Makes me want to be there just to watch the kids playing and having fun. I'm glad you guys enjoyed the house and grounds. You are right about kids, they find all the fun they need with the pool and small beach we made there. So glad you got back home safely . Nancy
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5

Just spent a wonderful week with family at this home.

  • 5 of 5

The entire outdoor space provides a high end resort feel with a variety of activities for all ages. The interior of the home was nicely furnished with large tv's (great for enjoying March Madness!). The home is situated in an area that provided seclusion but allowed for easy access to several beaches, golf courses and nice shopping areas. The home does have two grills which was very useful as we found the gas grill needs to be updated.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Deb and Family, Glad you had a good time and could enjoy the property. Thanks for letting me know about the grill. We will update when we get down there. Nancy
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1

Not worth the money you pay to stay here

  • 1 of 5

This home was nice when we came into it, But the first day we found that it did not have what they said they had. We could not get the ice machine to work, and did not have the extra ice machine, so we just went and bought ice, no problem , then the 1st night we was there the ants and mosquitoes we so bad we could not be outside after 7 pm, then we tried to walk around later after we bought some stuff to keep them off us, the outside lights by the garden and the hot tub was shorting out, we told the maintenance people the next day and they said they would call the owner to get it taken care of, nothing ever happened. We went to use the grill and we smelled gas and good thing my husband is a handy man he looked at it and it was the regulator, so we just bought one and put it on, no problem. we went to take showers and we only had 5 towels to use now we had 6 people and they knew this. so we had to do laundry every day to take showers. when i went to the hot tub it was filled with dead skin and not sure what else it was very gross, the pool guy came that next Monday and he cleaned it out for us. but i feel all this should of been taken care of before we got there and all the stuff clean. but was not. We got there on Friday and was to leave the next Friday, we booked this 6 month ahead so had plenty of notice. The day after we got there we found cockroaches and she said they were wood roaches i don't care i don't want any of them, she said they are common down there i have stayed in other places down there and did not have them. the pool was great, but a snake goes in the pool and even the pool guy was scared of it. so just had to watch it. kids love the jumping off the ledge it was nice. MAKE SURE YOU BUY THE INSURANCE FROM VRBO. we got home and got a call from the owner the kids spilled a soda on the bed the day we left and I was not aware of it but the owner is now saying she has to replace the mattress and pillows and bedspread, king sheet set, and 2 door rugs { never once did she say anything to me about the door rugs} don't know what happened there. but the insurance covers all of it. We will never return here, We had to work every day there, sweep the patio so you can go out on it without cutting your feet from the droppings from the tree. they do not have a broom. many other problems. the owner said we broke into a linen closet that we did not do, many other things, thsy also have poison ivy on grounds, beware kids got it bad.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The only thing to believe about this guest is her first statement "it was nice when we first came to it" Our home has never been treated this badly by any other guests. They damaged the entire king mattress and covering with a liquid that would not come out. She says a "coke" I don't believe a word of this. When I called her to ask what happened in the master bedroom she actually had the audacity to say everything was fine and left clean. Later she changed the story to say her daughter and children stayed in that bedroom and they had cleaned everything before leaving but she didn't actually see the bedroom before leaving. She said the children had fun jumping off the ledge into the pool but they actually shared the pool with a snake, you can tell that this entire post is false. They moved furniture around, took our dining chairs outside formed a circle near the hot tub and had a party there. That dirty hot tub which evidently they also loved enough to party around it. I posted a do not rent to these people on VRBO several weeks ago so I'm sure she has heartburn about that also. Also all the towels which were plenty, were marked up or painted on and we had to dispose of them. If I could post pictures of all the damages I would do so. Please read other reviews to see the real story of our beautiful property. Nancy Walker
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4

The property was just like the photos, everything was in great condition, spacious, relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

The home was well maintained, we had so much fun with the pool, tennis courts. It was close enough to the beach and we spent our time between the pool and beach.

This property is in an unspoilt location, Nancy was fantastic and it we had the best vacation ever and will return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Prasita! Your family was very good to our property. Everything was left in great condition. I'm so glad you had fun in Englewood. We would welcome you back anytime.
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Location

Stump Pass Beach State Park
Lock 'n Key Pub Restaurant
"Seafood excellent"
Gulfview Grill
"Food, atmosphere, service all excellent"
Flounders Restaurant and Tiki Bar
"Seafood excellent, may be a wait time"
Stump Pass Grill
Compadre's
"Excellent mexican food, great service"
Walmart
"Always very busy"
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Ft Myer, FL
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Norma Jeans
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Norma Jean's
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Englewood & Manasota Key
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Englewood, 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
 
Spring/Summer Season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 7 nights
£2,009
£6,725
 
 
Winter Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,164
for 7 nights
£2,164
£6,956
 
 
Prime Season
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,169
for 7 nights
£3,169
£9,739
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Property Damage Protection £76.53

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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