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Relax and regenerate in quiet, peaceful and private surroundings

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,780 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bed 2 bath airconditioned Villa with heated pool, Not overlooked!

Twin Palms Villa is located in Rotonda West which is a beautiful, quiet community with well kept properties minutes from the glorious white sand beaches of Florida's gulf coast.

Supermarkets such as Walmart, Publix and Winn Dixie are all within a few minutes along with some great restaurants catering for all tastes.

The Villa itself.has a master suite with King sized bed and en-suite shower room with twin sinks and wc. Patio doors lead directly to the solar heated pool. This room has a walk in wardrobe lots of drawer space and 32' flat screen HDTV.

The second bedroom has a Queen sized bed, walk in wardrobe, lots of drawer space and is equipped with a modern flat screen HDTV. This bedroom also has it's own patio doors leading to the pool area.

Bedroom 3 is equipped with twin single beds, again with a walk in wardrobe and lots of drawer space. There is also a modern flat screen HDTV. A baby cot/crib is available on request.

The family bathroom has a bath tub and shower, w.c. and sink and is adjacent to the two guest bedrooms. This bathroom is directly accessible from the pool area - ideal for a shower after a swim.

There is a large covered patio area with lighting and ceiling fans for al fresco dining with a table and six chairs. A gas powered BBQ is available for your use. Sun loungers are supplied for soaking up the Florida sunshine.

The property is surrounded on both sides by wooded lots with woods also at the rear. This ensures that the pool is private and not overlooked. Many birds visit the garden such as Cardinals and Woodpeckers.

The Lounge area is comfortably furnished with a 3 seater and two 2 seater sofas. There is a 46' HD flat screen TV. The villa is supplied with cable TV, 50 Mbps wireless internet and free local and national phone calls.

The kitchen is fully equipped with American 2 door side by side refrigerator with ice dispenser and filtered cold water. An oven with ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave oven, waste disposal, blender, toaster and filter coffee machine are included. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer available for your use.

The dining area seats 6 and a further set of patio doors lead from this area to the pool.

The 7.5 metre by 4 metre (24 feet by 13 feet) pool is solar heated during the summer months with optional additional electric heating during the cooler winter months.

An integral 2 car garage with automatic door opener is included. There are 3 cycles, 2 sets of golf clubs and tennis rackets available together with beach chairs and parasols.

Sorry but we cannot accommodate Pets.

Twin Palms Villa is Non-Smoking.

Payment is accepted in Pounds Sterling or American Dollars either by check or by bank transfer.

More Details

Mark Sharples
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Mark Sharples

Mark and Carole are now both retired and live in Cambridgeshire when not visiting our home in the Florida sunshine.

Mark Sharples purchased this villa in 2012

Why Mark Sharples chose Rotonda West

We have spent many happy holidays renting villas in the Rotonda community and fell in love with the Florida lifestyle ( and all that sunshine). The area has all the amenities we need and the villa became available at just the right time for us.

What makes this villa unique

Twin palms has all we could wish for in a holiday home. Just sitting on the patio with a cool drink watching the birds in the trees in complete privacy while the pool gently shimmers in front of you is our idea of paradise.


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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1780 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , twin sinks, walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , family bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , twin single beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Glasgow, Scotland

Best Holiday Ever...A Home From Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of five, our children are aged 15, 13 & 10 and we all agreed that this was the best holiday ever! We have stayed in Florida before, but this villa was just amazing...from the beautiful clean inviting pool, to the fully equipped spotless accommodation, everything was superb! It was a home from home for us. The children had everything they could possibly need to amuse them and happy children makes happy parents! The villa is huge and beautifully furnished, with plenty of room for all five of us. The three bedrooms are very spacious with huge comfy beds, walk-in wardrobes & plenty drawer space. The kids especially loved having the TVs in their bedrooms! The living room is very relaxing with a huge TV, DVD player, stereo, games DVDs, CDs & books. Twin Palms is very private (not overlooked) and in a lovely quiet and peaceful area, a great base to explore all that's on offer round about. Supermarkets, lovely restaurants & stunning beaches are all within easy reach by car. Everything was just so easy! The hardest thing we had to do was decide which beautiful beach to visit. Bliss! We made great use of the bikes, played badminton on the driveway, used the beach brollies, seats, cool box & inflatables...there was nothing more we could have wanted or needed. I could go on and on about how amazing this villa is but I'd run out of space! Mark, the owner is a pleasure to deal with, coming back very quickly & patiently with answers to all our booking questions & queries. The management company were excellent too while we were out there. All in all a fabulous experience from start to finish. We would have no hesitation in recommending Twin Palms and we will definitely be booking up for another holiday in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you had such a good time and we would love to welcome you back for another holiday staying at our Florida home.
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Perfect villa.....

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic villa in a perfect location. Quiet enough for privacy but close enough to the beach/shops if you did want to venture out. Something we struggled to get the kids to do as they simply loved staying in the pool all day. It was truly a home from home with all the comforts and little extras. Thank you so much for sharing it with us Mark - we will definitely be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our Florida home and would love to welcome you back again to our part of Paradise
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Woow, amazing, stunning, peaceful!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Paradise!!!! We were amazed on arrival at twin palms, spacious, homely & very clean with everything we could ever need while staying there. Pool was lovely with plenty of sunbathing. Quite area with lots of privacy, Very chilled out. All enquires & booking straight forward with quick response to any questions. Definitely need a car to get around. Beaches bueatiful. Not complaints about anything. Thank you for a brill 2 weeks. Vicky & Andy.x

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Vicky and Andy for your kind review. We bought this villa for the quiet location and privacy. We are so happy that you loved it and we're very happy to be able to share it with you. Mark and Carole
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Lovely villa!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is set in a quiet residential area. It was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. The pool area looks onto a well established garden area and therefore is very private. The trees and bushes in no way impede the sun from reaching the pool area. We particularly enjoyed using the bikes at our disposal. We cycled each morning round about the various roads. Traffic is very light and we even encountered an alligator crossing the road which was marvellous! We had to call the management team as lightening caused a power cut, which in turn stopped the pool pump from working. This was attended to very promptly. . There are several great restaurants within the area, all reasonably priced and many listed within the villa itself. We would strongly recommend this villa for a relaxing Florida holiday. Mark was so pleasant to deal with and very helpful with directions to the villa etc. thoroughly enjoyable stay!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our Florida home and would love to welcome you back again for a future holiday in this beautiful part of Florida.
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Quiet and Accommodating

  • 5 of 5

The property is as it is described. It's in a neighborhood but is surrounded by trees which keeps it very private. My family rented this for the week before a wedding we were attending in Boca Grande. The owner and management company had the house prepared for us as my husband and I were traveling with my parents and two small children. The baby fence was already installed on the pool when we arrived and offered us much peace of mind with the girls. A crib was provided as well as fresh sheets, blankets and even a few toys. The rest of the house had plenty of linens for the week. It was nice to be able to keep up on the wash with the nice washer/dryer. The house was so nice that I invited the bridal party for brunch the day of the wedding. There were plenty of dishes to prepare food. The ladies were so impressed at the spacious and well maintained home. It gave us a quiet place to gather and spend time before the hustle of the day. During the week my family and I ventured to different places. Stump Pass State Park was nice and Boca Grande was beautiful (don't forget to have cash for the toll). We were NOT impressed with Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota. The beach was terribly dirty! We stayed at that beach for 20 mins and packed everyone back up and went back to the house and happily enjoyed the well maintained pool. The neighborhood was not too busy and my parents enjoyed riding the bikes. We took in Disney World, Magic Kingdom one day. Our little girls loved it, but it was about a 3 hour drive one way. I would not recommend trying this drive and the parks for more than one day. Should our travels take us to this area again, we would be sure to book this house!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our Florida home. We chose Twin Palms villa for it's privacy and location within a quiet residential community. The location of our villa is perfect for those seeking a quiet and relaxing vacation on Florida's beautiful southwest gulf coast away from all the hustle and bustle of Orlando's theme parks. We have driven to Disney's magic kingdom in around 2 hours but it does depend very much on the time of day you travel and the traffic. Busch Gardens in Tampa is just under 1and a half hours away. There are 4 outstandingly beautiful beaches within minutes of our home, Stump Pass beach , Englewood beach, Manasota beach and Boca Grande beach. We're sorry that you drove 40 miles to Sarasota's Siesta Key beach only to find it to be dirty at the time of your visit. We would be very happy for you to stay at our home again should you ever come back to this beautiful part of Florida.
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Peace, Privacy, Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This villa is one of the best we've stayed in whilst visiting Rotonda over the last 15 years.

We spent a month+ here and it really was a home from home.

The main thing we look for when renting a villa is privacy, not being overlooked by neighbours or golfers and this place fit the bill perfectly. The only onlookers we had were the birds and squirrels! We wondered about the trees affecting the amount of sunshine getting to the pool area but there was more than enough, until late evening.

We used the BBQ quite often and spare gas was available in the garage. Bicycles, pool toys and beach equipment were all at our disposal.

Mark made sure we had accurate directions from the airport and detailed information on just about everything. He contacted us to make sure we arrived ok and checked that issues were resolved quickly, he was readily available by e mail.

We had a couple of minor problems ie porch light bulb blew, and the management company were there within the hour to fix it.

There are lots of local shops, restaurants etc. and lovely beaches if you feel the need to leave the comfort of your own home and pool. We usually go to Boca Grande beach and have, in the past, seen Dolphins not far from shore. The water is shallow and beautifully warm and if you want to collect some shells, this is the place to go.

We tried a local restaurant called the Blue Lagoon on Placida Rd, it's really good. Fresh food, not the usual pizza and burger.

Watch out for the sales at Port Charlotte Mall, there are bargains to be had. If you are just visiting the USA, Maceys will give you a temporary discount card which gets you a 10% discount (you may have to ask about it rather than wait for it to be offered).

All in all we had a lovely holiday and much of that was due to having a nice place to stay. We would recommend this villa and its owner without hesitation. We will certainly be booking this home again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Angie for your kind review. It's good to know that guests look for the same things that we do in a holiday home and we are very happy to be able to share ours with you. You are more than welcome to return for your next vacation in this wonderful part of Florida.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
winter 2016/17
18 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
fall/autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
winter 2017/18
18 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
end of stay cleaning £75
Tax Rate 12.0%

Prices are fully inclusive of Florida 7% sales and 5% tourist development taxes.
There is no charge for solar pool heating, air conditioning, electricity, water, broadband WiFi connection, gas for barbecue and local and long distance phone calls to mainland USA. International calls and calls to premium numbers will be charged at cost. End of stay cleaning is £65.00. Supplementary electric pool heating for winter months £50 per week. Solar pool heating by panels on the roof is sufficient for most of the year and is free.
Payment accepted in British Pounds or US Dollars. Please ask if you would like a quote in dollars.
British Pound payments can be made by internet bank transfer, cheque or UK Credit cards only . US Dollar payments may be made by check, bank transfer or over the counter at Well Fargo banks.

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