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Bedrooms 3
Space 24,756 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Exquisite large 3 bed home, stunning pool/ hot tub & summer kitchen in Lanai

Our villa has been decorated to the highest standard, all fixtures and fittings have been designed by an interior designer. Our villa is a large family home with 2 seating areas, 3 dining areas and 3 bedrooms.

The main bedroom has fitted bedroom furniture with plenty of storage space. There is a dressing table and bedside tables. The main ensuite bathroom has a large corner bath, two sinks for him and her complete with vanity units underneath. There is a separate toilet and a large walk in shower.

Both double guestrooms have their own Jack and Jill bathroom and are also fully furnished with plenty of storage space and both rooms have their own flat screen tv. Large fully equipped kitchen, American fridge/freezer, microwave, cooker, dishwasher. Fully equipped separate utility room. Formal and informal dining area - Outside lanai with sunbeds and table and chairs, large pool with hot tub. Summer kitchen with BBQ. Shower area and separate bathroom

The villa is on the Golfing Community of Rotonda. There are 5 golf courses less than 2 minutes away from the villa. Just 2 minutes walk from the villa is a children's play area containing BBQ areas, bicycle paths and walkways.

There are numerous large supermarkets, like Winn Dixie and Walmart only 5 minutes drive away. There are plenty of good restaurants to choose from only a very short drive away including Dennys (the breakfast here is excellent!). There are too many to mention and they are all very good. All the restaurants cater for families with children and the children are well looked after. Our children used to rate the restaurants on how good the colouring books and activities are rather than the food!

Old Englewood is a 15 minute drive away and is a quaint small town with many shops and restaurants including a very good wine bar which serves excellent tapas - you can sit outside and watch the world go by whilst enjoying a good glass of wine! There is also live entertainment here on certain evenings.

The beaches along the Gulf Coast are sandy and long - they are safe for children and there is plenty to do on the beaches. Looking for sharks teeth is a local pastime on Englewood beach. There is also picnic areas on Englewood beach along with a walk way. On the other side of the road to the beach you can find plenty of restaurants to eat and watch the sun go down. Venice beach is long and has a pier to walk along and watch the fishermen at the end. You can hire a fishing rod and try to catch your own fish! Sharkeys on the pier is an excellent place to eat and the portions are large and filling. The children have their own menus and ice creams along with their own cocktails! We watched the sun go down whilst drinking a cool beer - heaven!

You can hire a boat for the day and go out into the Gulf. On the day we went on a boat we saw lots of dolphins swimming along side us. You can stop at any beach that takes your fancy along the way!

If you want to visit the theme parks, Walt Disney World and Universal (to name only two!) are a 2 and a half hour drive away. You can book a hotel close to the parks and after a few days of visiting the theme parks travel back to tranquility and peace in your own comfortable home from home. A holiday in our villa suits old and young alike, everyone gets the best holiday, whether you take time out to visit the theme parks in Orlando or simply sit by the pool or beach at our villa.

More Details

Denise Hunt
Member since: 2012
Speaks French, German
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We all had such a wonderful time at your wonderful home, thank you. We particularly enjoyed the hot tub and BBQ.
Oct 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pinehurst in Rotonda West

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 24756 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dialup Access
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
  • Bathroom 1 is the en suite to the master bedroom. This bathroom has his and her sinks, large vanity units underneath. There is a corner bath and a large walk in shower/wetroom. The toilet is separate. The other bathroom is a jack and jill bathroom attached to the other 2 bedrooms and has a walk in shower/wet room, toilet and large sink with vanity unit underneath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
  • The master bedroom is fully furnished with plenty of cupboard space and has a large Queen size bed. There is an en suite bathroom including separate toilet, huge corner bath, his and hers sinks and large walk in wet room/shower. The second and third bedrooms are large and fully fitted. One bedroom has a large double bed with tv, fitted cupboard and bedside tables. The third bedroom currently has 2 single beds and this room is decorated as a children's room. This bedroom also has its own tv, fitted cupboard and large set of drawers. In the middle of these two bedrooms is a Jack and Jill wetroom/shower, large sink with vanity storage and toilet. There is also plenty of cupboard space for towels etc.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The utility room is fully fitted with washing machine and large tumble dryer.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.875 based on 10 reviews
Ottawa, ON

Great location for a great vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd time in Rotonda West. We keep coming back for the peacefulness of the area and for great accommodations like the Starfish Villa. And for this vacation, it did not disappoint. The villa was wonderfully stocked will all the amenities and nothing was missing. We especially appreciated the pool and spa which we enjoyed everyday. We will definitely be back to the area and maybe to the Starfish villa if available.

Stephane and Claudine

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephane and Claudine Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed staying in our home, we do work hard to keep it fully stocked and our property manager Lisa looks after our home very well for us. Please do not hesitate to get back in touch when you are ready to re-book - we have regular guests each year and love welcoming them back. Denise and John
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Excellent Villa, all you need for your stay

  • 4 of 5

The Villa was clean and tidy, equipped with everything you need for your stay. Owed by a couple who obviously take pride with the ownership of the property.

I have no problem recommending this property to any future prospective holidaymaker!

Thank you to the owners, Denise & John for the use of their home.


  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Villa In Quiet Area.

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a 2 week stay at the Starfish Villa. We joined our friends whom had been there the week before. It's a beautiful 3 bedroomed villa all on one floor with loads of space and so well equipped. It was spotlessly clean. The pool area is huge and has its own outside kitchen area with a built in BBQ. There is also a toilet and shower. Great sun loungers and a great table with lovely chairs for eating outdoors. The area is so quiet.

Winn Dixie is a 5 min drive. Loads of shopping and dining in the area. Would thoroughly recommend staying here and hope to come back someday.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in our home and would love to welcome you back. Denise and John Hunt
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  • 5 of 5

A fantastically well presented holiday villa with great detail paid to ensure your vacation is the best! In a great location of Rotonda West in Florida this holiday villa had all that any family could want, Location, close by golden beaches, shopping malls and restaurants a short drive away and a pool area that was used day and night! Thank you to Denise for making the booking so easy with confirmation every step of the way throughout and the gorgeous Villa with all that you require, just Fab!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your fantastic review of our home, John and I are pleased you enjoyed your stay and our house met all your requirements - our pool and lanai are pretty special! We would love to welcome you back again so please feel free to contact us when you are booking your next holiday. Denise and John Hunt
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Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic and well equipped villa. Everything you need for a perfect stay. We had a fabulous holiday with lots of lovely memories.

Will definitely recommend your villa to all our family and friends. Never been as far south in Florida before, lovely area lots still to see, so hopefully we would love to come back for some more.

Wishing you all the very best for the future.

Lynn & George Kerr

22nd July, 2016

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lynn and George Thank you so much for your review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay in our home. We work hard to ensure that our home is well equipped and clean so that our guests have a holiday to remember. We would love to welcome you and your family back so please do not hesitate to get in touch. Kind regards John and Denise
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Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! It had everything we needed, in a great location, and it was very clean! It was a nice warming welcome when walking into the house and getting hit with a scent of freshness. The neighborhood is peaceful and a nice area to ride your bikes, take walks, and go on runs. The pool was clean and beautiful as well, and the speakers around the house were a great addition to make the house as entertaining as possible. Winn-Dixie was a five minute drive and the nicest beaches in Florida were less than an hour drive away. It was stocked with beach chairs, towels, and pool toys! We went to Venice Beach, Siesta Key, and Myakka Park to see alligators. It was a blast! We would definitely recommend this to anyone who was a nice relaxing vacation in beautiful weather. Denise, thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful home.

- The Amaya Family

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amaya family Thanks for such a great review of our home - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are lucky to have a great property manager who looks after our home and we work hard to make sure it is fully stocked to ensure our guests have a relaxing and well deserved vacation. We hope we can welcome you back again in the future. Denise and John
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Sarasota or Tampa
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rotonda Community Golf Courses
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: recommended

Rotonda West Golf Community, Gulf Coast, Englewood, Venice beach, Pinemoor Golf Course, Old Englewood, Walt Disney World, Beaches, Tampa International Airport, Busch Gardens Miami International Airport, Fort Lauderdale, Sarasota


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
May to Dec
1 Apr 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Xmas and New Year
18 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Peak season
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £309.21
Stay tax 20.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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