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Stunning South-facing home waterfront home- private pool. boat dock, & bar



Updated: 18-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

About the property

Home on Punta Gorda Isles, Port Charlotte, Florida - Five minutes Walk from Fisherman's Village Waterfront Restaurant/Shopping Complex

Villa Rum Cay enjoys a quiet cul-de-sac location on Punta Gorda Isles, an exclusive boating community on Port Charlotte Harbour. 120 square miles of sparkling water that lead directly to the Gulf of Mexico. The location makes it an ideal location to explore the nearby islands of Sanibel, Captiva, and Boca Grande. Siteseeing cruies run from nearby Fisherman's Village own to the Gulf Island or up river to se the real "old Florida"

From your private dock you can fish, rent a boat or just watch the fantastic sunsets. A few minutes WALK away is Fisherman's Village, a complex of seven restaurants and numerous shops all built on the water on Charlotte harbour. There is a large heated pool (heating optional) a gas BBQ and plenty of patio furniture as well as a full size pool bar. The villa has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps a maximum of six people (an additional child can be accommodated on a sofa bed at a extra charge). South facing pool and wireless internet provided.

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About the Owner

Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2017

About peter

We first fell in love with this beautiful unspoilt part of the South West Florida Gulf coast whilst on honeymoon in 1988 -after the noise, crowds and hectic pace in Orlando we discovered Punta Gorda to be a haven of peace and tranquillity, friendly locals and unspoilt nature at its best. One day we vowed to have a home here.

In 2003, two children later, we finally realised our dream of owning a home here, and since then our family, friends, and many guests have enjoyed staying at our much loved Punta Gorda villa.

In fact, we loved it so much that in 2007 we bought a second villa here!

We are very proud of our homes here and go to a great deal of time and trouble to ensure that they are a memorable place for our family,friends and guests to stay.

Peter & Stephanie Chapman, Kent, UK

peter purchased this house in 2007

23 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)


Wonderful Punta Gorda

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival we were immediately impressed with the appearance of the home; nicely landscaped, in a very peaceful neighborhood. The listing description was accurate; location, photos, etc. The property was clean and well prepared for our visit. The owner went above and beyond to make us are of all local attractions and opportunities available to us during our stay.

We highly recommend this property to all. Could not be more pleased. Wonderful neighbors!!

The property location is close to the historic district of Punta Gorda. Fisherman's Village is a must see attraction with both shops and dining. We enjoy riding bicycles. While in Punta Gorda, we rode our bicycles many miles both along the waterfront on excellent bike trails and into the residential areas.

Thank you for a wonderful get away!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We had a superb time at this stunning villa.

  • 5 of 5

superb villa in a superb location. spotlessly clean and very well equipped.

We'd love to come back.

Peter responds quickly to any questions asked.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Awesome location - Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Punta Gorda....What can I say?.... After much research, knew that this was the town for us! After our stay at Villa Rum Cay this was confirmed. An excellent rental that was exactly as represented. Plenty of room, clean and conveniently located within walking distance to Fisherman's Village. Our daughter and her friend enjoyed one side of this spacious home while my wife and I had our own master suite and bath.....

The pool / lanai are is hands down the best aspect of Villa Rum Cay. Relaxing by the pool, cocktails at the pool side bar and the ability to escape and enjoy an afternoon thunderstorm under the covered portion of the lanai made for and unforgettable stay. Rented a boat from Holidayz boat rental and docked it right out back!

Thank you Peter and Stephanie for sharing your little piece of paradise!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun Florida Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful and well furnished for a great vacation get away! Great location and great owners to work with!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Villa in Fabulous location,

  • 5 of 5

This was truly an amazing week spent in this villa in Punta Gordo, the villa was wonderful. The views, pool and location were excellent, an easy walk to fisherman's village and downtown, both of which has good restaurants and bars. I would highly recommend staying here, there are no negatives

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great House, Great Location, Great Value !!

  • 5 of 5

I'm a little behind on this review, but what I can remember is this was a very well kept house in a great location near to grocery stores, restaurants & walking

distance to local landmark of Fisherman's Village. Layout of home was excellent with large sliding glass doors that opened up to screen pool lanai.

Disappearing edge pool with colored lights @ night added a nice touch to pool area. Waterways were easy to navigate from house out to Charlotte Harbor, but distance to Cayo Costa & Cabbage Key requires a whole entire day trip & issues

with afternoon thunderstorms in summer months. If your looking @ a SW Florida Stay on a beautiful well kept home with a pool on the water for a Great Value, look no further than Villa Rum Cay. Craig (Ocala,FL.)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


Punta Gorda has its own small harbour beach just 5 minutes away. Nearby Port Charlotte also has a beach complex 10 minute drive away.

Driving a little further will bring you to the stunning gulf front beaches of Englewood and Boca Grande.

Just a few minutes WALK from the villa is famous Fisherman's Village, a complex of shops and restaurants overlooking stunning Charlotte Harbour.


Fort Myers airport is 30 mins away, Tampa 1.5 hours, Orlando 2 hrs, Miami 3.5 hrs.


Walking distance to famous Fisherman's Village, which has numerous shops, restaurants, and baot tours.

Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte with numerous shops, Malls, and restaurants are just 5-10 minutes away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May on OFFER! + extra night
1 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Electric pool heating optional $140 / £85 wk. Recommended mid- October- April
Preparation/final clean fee £85 /$140
A 30% deposit is required at time of booking. Balance is due 8 weeks prior.

Changeover Day:
Normally Saturday but please enquire.

Notes on prices:

Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds and US Dollars.
Christmas 12 night minimum stay.
Credit cards accepted (Paypal). Discount for 2 person occupancy, please enquire (excludes Jan/Feb/March). One extra child (max 7) can be accommodated at an extra cost of £85 per week.Preparation/ Final clean fee £85. Pool heat (optional) £85 wk. Refundable damage deposit £150. 30% deposit for each week booked to make a reservation.

Credit cards accepted by Paypal (+4%)
BACS transfer to our UK account
30% deposit required to book
Balance invoice 8 weeks prior

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 18-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Master bathroom en-suite, with bath, walk-in shower, and "his & her" washbasins.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 + 1 child (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom suite: King size Poster bed, sliders open onto pool deck and waterfront. Bedroom 2: Queen bedroom opens onto pool deck. Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom. A sofa bed in an alcove off the lounge can sleep an extra child at additional cost.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: From the lounge large glass sliding windows open up to a stunning huge pool deck. Together with a full size bar, there is a dining table, sun loungers and patio furniture surround the pool, and give great views over the water. A few steps lead down to your private boat dock, from where you can fish, or maybe rent a boat and explore. Utility Room: Washer and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included except for pool/beach towels.

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