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Great Location*Wifi*Private Heated Pool*Kayaks* Bikes*Golf*Fun Beaches!

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights

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Minimum Stay
28 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Venice - Whispering Palms

3/2 Villa, Close To Private Beach, Nice Amenities, Heated Pool, Boat Parking

Whispering Palms is a tropical one story split floor plan pool home located across the street from hiking trails, close to beaches, and Shamrock Park. It features 3 bedrooms, two baths and easy access to a sparkling & private heated swimming pool.

Whispering Palms has a split floor plan with master bedroom and bath on one side and two comfortable bedrooms and full pool access bath on the other. This property has a lovely private back yard featuring a large heated pool, outdoor shower, generous lanai, two ceiling fans, lounge chairs, table and chairs for 6, and pass thru window to the kitchen for easy meal time dining all under a fully enclosed 1000 square foot screened pool cage. Located just outside the pool cage is a gas grill on pavers.

Dividing the bedrooms is a dining room with seating for 6, fully appointed kitchen with new range/convection oven, microwave/vent hood, and many gadgets and small appliances. The open floor plan includes 4 benches at an eating bar that allows for relaxing and visiting in kitchen and dining areas.

Relax in the living room with new 55 inch Smart TV with FIOS. WIFI and telephone service with free unlimited calling within the U.S.

The carpeted master bedroom has a king bed, two dressers, walk in closet, and TV. Open the pocket patio door and sleep to the sound of the whispering palms. Just past the walk in closet is the master bath with travertine tile and soft thick towels.

The second bedroom has a king bed, dresser, and closet with additional linens. It is directly across from the pool bathroom with full tub/shower, bath and beach towels.

The third bedroom has two twin beds and a large closet with additional linens.

There are plenty of recreational items to keep the fun rolling and you out of the rental shop. Enjoy paddling in the two new kayaks and life jackets, take a spin on the bikes, grab the tennis rackets and head to Shamrock park, pack up the cooler-ice packs in the freezer, beach chairs, beach towels, cart and umbrella and head to one of the many nearby fantastic beaches. After sunset- return to the carpeted two stall garage. Just inside house there is a laundry area with washer, dryer, sink, iron, ironing board, drying rack.

The house is stocked with start up supplies of dish soap, laundry soap, and toilet paper and paper towels. The kitchen has basic supplies so there is no need to spend extra time at the grocery store.

Free Ferry Pass to near by Private Beach!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Janet Rucinski-Gaffney
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2016

About Janet Rucinski-Gaffney

We love charming Venice and the fantastic gulf coast beaches. After taking several trips to Florida we decided to purchase a home in the South Venice area. We live in northern Minnesota and have yet to retire. Tom manages a Mental Health Crisis team and Janet is a teacher at the local school district. We are dedicated to the people and communities we serve in. Our friends and family would describe us as outdoor enthusiasts that enjoy a variety of activities, fun-loving, and hard working!

Although we are new to the vacation rental market we are dedicated to having our property exceed your expectations for a memorable vacation. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Janet Rucinski-Gaffney purchased this house in 2015

Why Janet Rucinski-Gaffney chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We chose this property because it is in the perfect location to pack vacation days full of activities without spending time in traffic. The home sits on a private corner lot in a quiet neighborhood. Travel is convenient via Fort Myers or Tampa International airports.


2 holidaymaker reviews

Great Location*Wifi*Private Heated Pool*Kayaks* Bikes*Golf*Fun Beaches!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Whispering Palms

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing time! This house had everything we could ask for. We love the way the house centers on the lanai and the pool. The openness of the sliding doors makes it feel like a tropical oasis. As a winter getaway this house and the area were perfect for us- the combination of quick and easy beach access and being away from the crowds are great stress-relievers. With all the amenities, plus owners who obviously care that you're having a great time, we plan to return for more. PS- Gorgeous sunsets on the beach!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your warm review of your stay in our Venice home. We are happy to hear that it was all you hoped it would be to make your vacation relaxing and very comfortable! Our goal is to provide you with an equal or better experience each time you stay with us. We look forward to having you stay next year!
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed in this home and had a very enjoyable time! The home was very clean and ready for us to enjoy the next 28 days! Nothing like waking up and having coffee and/or breakfast and stepping right into the pool! Beaches were very close and all beach accessories were available to us; chairs, coolers, umbrella, even a buggy with big wheels to maneuver all this in the sand. Bikes, helmets, kayaks, all at our disposal. Even sand sifters for the shark teeth hunt on the beach. Close to Publix and Wal Mart for shopping needs. Loved downtown Venice and quaint Venice Ave to window shop and then stop for a quick beer. Many parks and preserve areas around to enjoy the beautiful setting for the gopher turtle, Ospreys and the bald Eagle. Bike trails are everywhere! We are definitely will be repeat renters again! Thanks to the homeowner for making everything just perfect. She was available to answer any questions that we may have had

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU for taking the time to write your thoughts about your stay at our Venice home. We will be maintaining and improving the home each year so you will always find it in excellent condition for your stay! We appreciate each guest and want their stay in the home to be comfortable and relaxing. We look forward to having you stay in the home next year. Janet
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4.3 Miles
Norma Jeans
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
South Venice Beach Ferry and Boat Ramp
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Venice East Golf Course 107 Venice East Blvd
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-41 Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
2.4 Miles
Amore's Italian Restaurant 2357 S Tamiami Trail
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Manasota Key Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2016
1 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
November 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
December 2017
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
2017 Season
1 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £164 + Tax
Pool Heat £204 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £409
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Check In time is 4:00 pm on day of arrival.

Check Out time is 10:00 am on day of departure.

Owner will be flexible with times when possible.

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night per additional guest.

Cancellation Policy: A 60 day notice is required for cancellations. Please speak with owners regarding cancellation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Venice in the Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath with pool access - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Outdoor Shower , Tropical theme with beach and bath towels. Hair dryer.
    Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Master Bathroom has walk in shower with dual control shower head, new sink faucet, generous storage and countertop space, hair dryer, privacy window, and quality bath towels. Travertine tile floors.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 dresser, 2 night stands, closet with extra pillows/bedding
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , large closet, dresser, & night stand laminate wood flooring
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King Master Suite with pocketing sliding glass doors for direct access to the pool, ceiling fan, TV, new premium 100% cotton bedding. Extra linens and pillows are provided in the walk in closet. Plenty of storage in 2 dressers and 2 night stands. Clean carpet and plenty of lighting with 4 lamps.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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