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5* Luxury Villa Pelican Dock with 30ft Heated Private Pool & Spa/Jacuzzi

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa South Gulf Cove, Cape Haze Peninsular, Port Charlotte, Florida - South Facing onto Deep Water Canal. 5 mins to Nature Reserve, 15/30 min to 8 Wonderful Beaches

Vacation Rental Description:

Location:

South Gulf Cove is on the Cape Haze peninsular east of the Rotonda and south of a line between Port Charlotte and Englewood, and North of Boca Grande. It is within the boundaries of the South Gulf Cove Nature reserve.

The Villa rear faces south onto a Deep Water canal, with easy access to the South Gulf Cove Nature reserve, Port Charlotte Harbor and then the Gulf of Mexico.

Accommodation:

This Six Bedroom villa comes with two Master Suites, both with US King Size Beds; both have double French doors to Lanai and Pool area and HDTVs. Two double queen size bedrooms and two twin bedded rooms. Also, in the Great room is a fold-out Queen Double. We can provide cots or cribs to both Master Suites, so can sleep up to 16 people.

There are four Bathrooms, one each in the en-suites, one family bathroom and one pool side.

The whole villa is fully Air-Conditioned with ceiling fans in every room for our wonderfully hot Florida weather and centrally heated for those odd cool nights that we sometimes get.

There is a large, fully equipped Kitchen, Breakfast Bar with 4 High Chairs. The Dining table seats 8 people.

There is a large fully equipped Laundry room and double garage.

There is a 30ft x 13ft Heated Pool with a separately heated Spa/Jacuzzi that seats 8. The rear of this villa faces south and has the Sun all day. The covered Lanai is 30ft x 10ft and the Sun Deck is over 30ft. The whole rear of this villa is fully caged and is not over looked.

There is a 50ft x 6ft Private Dock. Great fishing can be had from this dock and the fun of then seeing how good Dad actually is in cooking it on the villa BBQ/Gas Grill?

Security:

This villa has a full Security Alarm System on all doors and windows that are linked to a central station, with panic buttons for Police, Fire and the Ambulance service.

All doors and windows that lead to the Pool area have an independent Alarm system, to warn you if the kids try and get to the pool without your knowledge?

We have a local Management Company who live locally, to assist you for any emergency 24/7, and whose office hours (M-F) are 9-5 for any other questions or requests?

Amenities:

It is superbly furnished throughout, as you would expect in any top of the range luxury villa. It is fully equipped, including HDLCDTV’s, HDDVR Satellite receivers, DVD/Video recorders, CD player, HDLCDTV’s with Satellite receivers in both Master suites.

All linen, crockery and towels are included, even beach towels and toys. Just bring food, drink and yourselves.

Free Wireless High-speed Internet connection and all local telephone calls are also free!

We supply Free of Charge for your use, a full range of fresh and salt water fishing rods and equipment. You just need to buy bait.

Boat Hire: We have an arrangement with a local boat yard, which has a fleet of 10 boats of all sizes. We can sort out your hire before you arrive at a discounted rate.

Activities and Attractions:

The villa is very close to 8 wonderful 'sugar sand' beaches all within a 20 minute drive, with some of the best shelling and shark tooth collecting to be had on the whole South Gulf Coast.

From our dock, the beautiful South Gulf Cove Nature reserve is just 15 minutes sailing time away, from which you can then exit into Port Charlotte sound and then, out into the Gulf of Mexico. There is wonderful fresh and salt water fishing to be had in all areas.

There are 10 Golf courses within a 30 minutes’ drive, including a floodlit, 24 hour course just 6 miles away. There are over 70 courses within a radius of 25 miles of the villa. All courses welcome children over 8, and hire out all equipment needed.

Port Charlotte for all department stores is only 15 miles away, with a large Publix supermarket and two petrol stations just 3 miles away. We list in our villa manual over 20 great local restaurants; there are all sorts of 'take-outs' locally, but why not cook your own 'catch of the day' on the villa BBQ/Gas Grill?

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More Details

Owner
Barry
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2017

About Barry

Hello holiday seekers, thank you for viewing our villa. Linda and I are from Oxfordshire, England. We have been coming to Florida, with our children since the early 80's. It was then, when the kids were small, that we discovered and fell in love with Florida's Gulf Coast with it's beautifully clean 'sugar sand' beaches. The clear, clean, safe, warm gulf waters and all the wonderful wildlife that is all around you to marvel at and enjoy. All this and only a few hours from Disney of the Everglades.

Barry purchased this villa in 2006

Why Barry chose Port Charlotte

When we retired, we wanted our holiday home to be in this unspoilt part of the South West Gulf Coast. Which, unlike most of the Florida coast line, is not built up. It still retains that 'old world charm' that Florida had and is now mainly lost in places like Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples. Come and see for yourselves!

What makes this villa unique

Being within the South Gulf Cove Nature Reserve, you are privileged to see Florida's wonderful wildlife all around you. I have sat on the lanai and seen a sea eagle fly down and pick a fish out of the water just 30 feet in front of me. We have a 5 foot 'gator, who regally visits our canal and will lay on the surface, he never comes close, just watching you fish from the dock. We have hired kayaks and spent hours sailing around the reserve, fishing, crabbing and bird spotting. This is the real Florida. There is not a lot left so we feel very lucky to own part of it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Barry (04/04/13)

We had a wonderful holiday and loved the house. It really worked well for us. We will be sure to tell other people about it and will no doubt be in contact with you again to rent it.

Thank you for helping to make our holiday special with the rental of your house.

Warm Regards, Suzanne Moss



Hi Barry, (29/01/13)

Diane and I got into the rental last evening and it is VERY nice (just as we expected from your web page). Today is due to be 82 degrees with a light breeze; last night sitting on the dock was heavenly!! It's gonna be a great 4 weeks; you have a great place here.

Be well, Tim Morrison



Hi Barry, (14/08/12)

Just wanted to say that our vacation at your property was amazing. My dad's 90th birthday could not have been celebrated in a better way. He loved coming to the house every day and spending time with us never knowing what fun filled antic's we had up our sleeves.

The size of the house worked really well for our group and once we got the hang of the pool alarm we were fine. We think your home is beautiful and is 5 star accommodations; if possible we would like to rent this property again next year.

Thank you for sharing your home and contributing to a wonderful 90th birthday!

Sincerely, Andrea Quinpe.





(27/07/12) The Barnes and Christopher family had a fantastic week at Villa Pelican Dock South Gulf Cove Villa during July 2012. The villa location and excellent amenities made this week a relaxing break following a hectic week at the Orlando Theme Parks. The villa was clean, tidy and spacious and had bed rooms to cater for a large family group. Directions from the owner from Orlando Airport made it easy to locate the villa. The local gulf coast beaches were just a short car journey from the villa and easy to find. There were plenty of choices for eating out at good quality, friendly and good value restaurants in the local area. I would recommend this villa for a relaxing enjoyable holiday. Thanks Barry



Hello Barry, (01/04/12)

We had another lovely stay, this time in your 'Villa Pelican Dock'. It is so quiet and peaceful (so surprising for a March break in Florida!!) and we heard the birds waking us up every day. Your place is spacious and comfortable, and tastefully decorated and everyone loved it! We had some friends who were in the area over for dinner and they were amazed with your place. The pool area is so beautiful and the nearby palm trees framed in our evening sunsets perfectly. My brother was staying at your other place on Athel Drive and we all loved both places.

We visited nearby lighthouse beach regularly and went shelling and found so many shark teeth. We even had a visit from a manatee just off shore. All in all, an incredible holiday.

Thank you and hopefully we'll be back again sometime.

Cheers, Tara
Feb 2008
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 en-suite. Bath, Walk in Shower, W/chair accessible + W/C Bathroom 2 en-suite. Shower room, W/chair accessible + W/C Bathroom 3 Family Bath with Shower + W/C Bathroom 4 Pool Side, Walk in Shower + W/C
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14/16 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 and 2 with US King size, 19" LCDHD TV's with satellite. Bedroom 3 with US Queen size. Bedroom 4 with 2 x single beds. Bedroom 5 with Queen double. Bedroom 6 with 2 x singles or double bed. US size Queen bed fold-out.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: South Gulf Cove is mainly a rural community. Most homes like ours, are on Deep water as this area is very close to the access for Port Charlotte Harbour, Myakka and Peace Rivers and the Gulf of Mexico. All types of fresh and salt water fishing, sailing/boating and enjoying the wonderful wildlife. We provide FOC a full range of fresh & salt water fishing gear. But best of all, this area is known for it's beautiful and safe, Sugar Sand Beaches; all the interesting and gorgeous shells and sharks teeth that can be found are some of the best along the whole Gulf Coast. It has the cleanest, clear and safe warm swimming waters you could ever wish for. They are just wonderful for kids of all ages? Villa Safety: All doors and windows that lead to the Pool/rear area, have an independent safety alarm system fitted, so that, it will warn you if anyone opens any doors or windows to the Lanai/Pool. You can feel safe in the knowledge that none of your children can get outside without you knowing! Outside: There is a 30 x 13ft heated pool with a separately heated spa/jacuzzi that seats 8. The rear of this villa faces south and has the sun all day. We provide 4 sun loungers with side tables, an outside table and chairs to seat 6. The covered lanai is 30 x 10ft and the sun deck is also over 30x10ft. the whole rear of this villa is fully caged and is not over looked on any side. There is a 50ft private dock and a 9000l boat lift. Great fishing can be had from this dock and then the fun of cooking the 'catch of the day' on the villa bbq/gas grill? So, how good dad say he is at this? Boat hire: we have arrangements with a local boat yard. We can arrange your boat hire for you at very good discounted rates. Car hire: we have arrangements with a dollar car rentals. We can arrange any car, at any airport for you, at very good discounted rates. Utility Room: Utility/laundry room is equipped with Washer, Dryer and all the required cleaning and laundry aids you may need. But, who wants to work when on vacation? We also provide FOC beach chairs, blow up animal/air beds, pool toys and a full range fishing gear. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is fully equipped with all the Towels and Bed Linens you will need, including Beach Towels. The cleaning charge which is added to your rental is 1-12 $200, 13/14 $220 ,15/16 (Maximum) $250 per stay. Extras: Hire of Cots or Cribs $75 per week. Inc all linen plus taxes. BBQ/Gas Grill $75 pw. Inc cleaning and Gas + taxes. Pool & Spa Heaters $200 per week + taxes.

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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Good size.

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Good size

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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4

Great!

  • 4 of 5

Good experience but had a couple things that needed fixing. Really nice to have large families in! Little ways away from places to shop and such but overall good!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Gettysburg, PA
5

Great visit and a wonderful quiet spot for R&R!!! Right on the water and large pool for our group

  • 5 of 5

Thank you!! Barry is a great communicator and was very helpful!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Small Family Florida Vacation (July 2015)

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful family holiday at Pelican Dock - it was home from home. There was plenty of space of our large family group, beautifully located, peaceful and quiet. The villa has everything you need for a lovely relaxing family holiday. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Remaining Dates
6 May 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£732
for 3 nights
From
£186
From
£299
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,212
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Fall
2 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,281
for 4 nights
From
£277
From
£446
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,732
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,740
for 4 nights
From
£342
From
£541
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,078
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,281
for 4 nights
From
£277
From
£446
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,732
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,251
for 7 nights
£2,251
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Snow Bird
6 Jan 2018 - 26 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,420
for 4 nights
From
£312
From
£493
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,905
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
27 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,541
for 4 nights
From
£342
From
£541
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,078
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,251
for 7 nights
£2,251
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
7 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,281
for 4 nights
From
£277
From
£446
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,732
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,160
for 4 nights
From
£247
From
£394
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,558
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Cleaning fee 1-12 people £154.61 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Changeover Day:
We are very flexible on change over days as we know, not all flights can arrive on a Saturday! So, talk to us before you book your travel date and we will see what we can do?

Extra guests are charged $25 each per night.

Pool & Spa heaters are charged at $200 per week plus tax.

BBQ/Gas grill hire is charged at $75 per week plus tax.

Plus the cleaning charge of 1-12 people $200, 13/14 $220, and $250 for up to 16 people (Max).
Plus Florida Sales & Tourist tax at 12%.

Discounts off normal rates:
10% off for less than 6 people!
Stays of 3 weeks get a 5% discount. 4-7 weeks 10%. 8-11 weeks 15%. And over 12 weeks get a 20% off!
No discounts given off discounted rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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