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Luxury 4 bed 3 bath villa with SW facing secluded deck pool



Updated: 12-Oct-2016
Elegant style & comfort. 2 en-suite masters. Family room. Heated pool.

Our guests fall in love with the spacious & versatile layout. Perfect for friends or different generations holidaying together. The villa offers everyone a little luxury as well as privacy both in the house and on the wonderfully secluded pool deck..........

Luxuriously appointed with classic top quality furnishings this large villa has a separate family room , a split plan for the 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms and sleeps up to 8 people in comfort. The designer decor includes top quality furnishings throughout while antique pieces and vintage objects d'art complete the elegant but comfortable styling. Located next to the new golf course it is very private being screened by greenbelt with no immediate neighbours.

There is a large fully caged sunny deck area which is very private and faces south west. The sparkling pool can have additional electric heating (charged separately) and the added security of a child safety barrier for extra peace of mind with young children. There are plenty of sun loungers and if the sun becomes too hot or at the end of the day you can retreat under the large shaded lanai and relax with a book or enjoy an evening meal in the covered dining area with dining table and chairs, lighting and cooling fans. There is a gas BBQ grill.

The spacious interior has an elegant entry leading to a great room with deep sofas to relax in and a formal dining table for those special meals. The separate large 'eat-in' kitchen is well appointed with a dining table and chairs and breakfast bar, wood cabinets & granite counters. The cooker, microwave, dishwasher and a large fridge-freezer with ice maker and water cooler are all brand new stainless steel GE appliances in 2013. There is a coffee maker, electric kettle and toaster. Ample crockery, glasses and stainless steel cooking utensils are of course provided. You will even find egg cups and lobster crackers!

It is linked by a large breakfast bar to the separate cozy family room with its large squishy sofas, a perfect place for watching the flat screen cable TV or DVD’s and listening to music on the CD player. A selection of CD’s, books, games and playing cards are provided. High speed internet is free so just bring your laptop.

The laundry room has a washing machine, large sink, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.

There are 2 masters both en-suite. The huge main suite is located separately to the other bedrooms & has a luxury king size bed (a super king in the U.K.), TV with DVD player, his and hers walk in closets and it’s own private access to the pool deck. The en-suite has a walk-in shower, large marble bath to soak in and twin marble vanity units.

The second suite has a queen size bed (a king in the U.K.) cable TV, walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with marble vanity, walk-in shower and also has private access to the pool deck.

The third and fourth bedrooms each have two single beds, walk-in closets and use of the family bathroom which opens onto the pool area.

There is a double garage with powered remote door opening. For guests use there are 2 adult and 2 child bikes, tennis racquets, fishing rods, pool toys and those essentials for beach trips, coolers, chairs and an umbrella.

There is a full change of linen for each bedroom, ample towels for each bathroom and a good selection of beach towels.

This is a no smoking villa but pets may be allowed by agreement.

Our local professional maintenance company is always on hand to help you and look after you during your stay.

Our home is on Rotonda West in the quiet newer Pine Valley area. The deck faces south west and gets lots of sun, it is very private as it has undeveloped lots on both sides. At the back is a small area of greenbelt before the fairway of the golf course. It is a great place to watch the local wildlife of Gopher Tortoises, Armadillos and sometimes a Bobcat passing through.

At the heart of Rotonda is a 30 acre Community Park with free tennis courts, playground and bike trails through the nature reserve.

Golf enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with 5 golf courses and 99 holes of golf on Rotonda alone all just 5 minutes away.

Miles of quiet gulf coast beaches and waterways can be found just a short, easy drive away. Perfect for lazing on the sand, boating and fishing.

Dining and shopping is easy and varied with supermarkets and local restaurants only a few minutes drive away plus malls and major restaurant chains only 20 minutes away.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

I am a retired medical doctor and my wife Ann is a retired company director. We live in a old beamed farmhouse which we are slowly renovating in rural Suffolk, England. We share the house with our three cats and two dogs!

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We had one of the best holidays we have ever had at this property. It is big beautiful and offers unsurpassed privacy so that you feel like you are on your own little island when you are in the pool. It sounds odd to say but the landscaping was one of my favourite things. It was just such a peaceful arrangement you could not help feeling relaxed. I highly recommend this property. Well done to the owners who were fabulous at getting me all the needed information and so much more.
Aug 2013
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

Bobcat villa was all we hoped it would be and more. The villa is furnished to a high standard and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. It has a great layout with bedrooms, kitchen, toilet and living area all opening on to the lanai. The fact that it had lots of beach equipment including cool box, umbrella and sharks tooth sifter(!) was a real bonus. With empty plots on either side the location is really peaceful and private and just near enough to the beaches, perfect for relaxing after a busy week at Disney. It was very clean and the management company were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

WOW. Let me say that again WOW. Book now--do not hesitate. We had a wonderful stay. The pictures were accurate. Actually I think it was prettier in person. It was very clean and had plenty of bath towels and beach towels (nice big beach towels). We lived in the Port Charlotte area 40 years ago. Me 53/Mom89/2 Sisters 58 and 65/Brother 51)--we were there to reminisce. The neighborhood was lovely and close enough to everything we wanted to do. I only wish we would have had 2 more days to enjoy the house and pool more. The pool was very well kept and we enjoyed it immensely. There was plenty of floats and toys--we used the noodles. The beds were all very comfortable. The kitchen well stocked. Loved having the ice and water in the fridge door. We used the BBQ grill one night--which was awesome. The kitchen table was perfect for playing cards and seats very comfortable. They had a small and large cooler which we used to carry ice water. The house was decorated so beautifully. I would go in each room and just sit and look around. I wanted to take the master bathroom home with me. We also used the washer and dryer-worked great. It was also nice being able to park our car in the garage. My only issue and not much of an issue, was I thought they should have had an extra roll of toilet paper in each bathroom and an extra roll of paper towels for the kitchen. This was really not a big deal because we went to Wal-Mart at least twice in the week we were there-just an FYI. Ann and Mark were so easy to work with in the booking process. They sent a nice information letter with addresses and hours of the grocery stores, Wal-Mart, and a few restaurants around the area. We did enjoy Pings--a Chinese take out restaurant they recommended and it was very good. There were plenty of extras we did not use: bicycles, toys for the beach, beach umbrellas, to name a few. If I were going to come back to this area, I would book this place in a minute. It just felt luxurious!! Thank you Mike and Ann!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Villa exactly as described plus more

  • 5 of 5

Just returned with family and children (14 and 11 years) from our lovely two week vacation and missing the villa already. For anyone after a relaxing time with easy access north to Clearwater or south to Naples, the State Parks, Shopping Malls and Restaurants.... then Bobcat is ideal.

Facilities superb, scenery and great location ~ wonderful holiday home

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bobcat Villa - Rotonda West, Florida

  • 5 of 5

Superb villa in a really peaceful location, but easily in reach of plenty of good friendly restaurants, malls and beaches.

Very high quality furniture and fittings, both indoor and poolside, and the Villa was spotless when we arrived - credit to the maintenance company.

Sun was on the pool deck from 8.30AM to 5.30PM (travelled End Sept/start Oct) but with shade when needed.

Pool was lovely - we did take the heating option.

About 2.5 hours drive to Orlando, but that was fine with us - still drove back for a day at Disney and another at Universal - really easy drive, virtually all on highway.

Weather at the time of year averaged 30 C with about 5 minutes rain at about 4PM most days - didn't bother getting out of the pool!

All said, a wonderful 2 weeks - only problem - We didn't want to come home.

I'd recommend Bobcat to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Everything about the home was exceptional.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 adults and 4 kids had plenty of room in this spacious home. Kids loved pool. Everything was close by. Kids loved the pool. Could not be happier!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bobcat Villa..."A little piece of heaven"

  • 5 of 5

What can I say...Bobcat Villa was everything and more we could have wanted and hoped for. After a few hectic days in Orlando this was a sanctuary of peace and quiet made all the more enjoyable due to this stunning villa, catering for every need. Kids loved the pool and there were tears every night when it was time to come out! Luxurious and beautifully decorated as the photo gallery shows. We would definately without hesitation recommend this villa for anyone considering Rotonda West. Ann was very helpful, friendly and quick to reply to all of our queries. Thankyou for a wonderful stay at your beautiful villa. We most certainly will be back on our next visit to Rotonda West.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tampa (for international flights) at 90 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : Rotonda Golf and Country Club at 0.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Englewood Beach at 5 Miles Car: necessary

Our home is on Rotonda West in the quiet newer Pine Valley area. The deck faces south west and gets lots of sun, it is very private as it has undeveloped lots on both sides. At the back is a small area of greenbelt between the yard and the newest golf course (ninth fairway). There are trees and sawgrass which screen the deck from the golfers but they are not so close as to block out the sun. It is a great place to watch the local wildlife of Gopher Tortoises, Armadillos and sometimes a Bobcat, it is the perfect spot to see many of Rotonda's residents passing through!

At the heart of Rotonda is a 30 acre Community Park with free tennis courts, playground and bike trails through the nature reserve.

Golf enthusiasts are spoilt for choice. Rotonda Golf and Country Club offers 100 holes over 5 courses, The Hills, Long Marsh, The Palms, The Links and Pinemoor all with well maintained fairways and greens. They challenge all skill levels with a selection of championship and beginner friendly courses 4 sets of tees, differing hazards, and multi-tiered greens. Special offer deals are available including cart hire, as are private lessons. Clubs can be hired by the round and there is a Pro shop and restaurant at the main club house.All just 5 minutes away! Travel just a little further and courses abound making this area a true golfers paradise.

Miles of quiet gulf coast beaches and the barrier islands can be found just a short, easy drive away as can the myriad of waterways, canals, lakes, rivers and harbours which make up this unique area. Perfect for lazing on the sand, boating or enjoying some world class fishing from the beaches, piers and rivers piers. Or book a backwater or sport fishing trip for Marlin, Tarpon and Shark or simply hire a boat and enjoy the water, it’s an excellent way to go dolphin and manatee spotting too.

There is great dining and shopping, local supermarkets and restaurants are only 5 minutes drive away with shopping malls, major food chains and a cinema at Port Charlotte a 15-20 minutes drive. There are a selection of major outlet malls about one and a half hours drive from the villa.

It is an easy one hour drive from the beautiful city of Sarasota, one and a half hours from Tampa or two and a half hours from the Orlando theme parks.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 2
1 Apr 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Rate 5
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £0

There is a final cleaning fee of £90 as indicated, this is a one off payment per stay and does not vary with the number of guests.

Electric pool heating is available at £75 per week. (Recommended if you wish to use the pool in cooler months). This must be requested at time of booking


Booking deposit is 20% non refundable to secure rental
Full balance of payment is due 60 days before booking commences. Prices include 12% Florida tax.
Payment can also be made in US Dollars at the current exchange rate, the rate is then held
Payment in Euros incurs a fee to cover bank charges
Ask about discounts for stays of over 3 weeks and for early or last minute bookings

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Updated: 12-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2800 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Twin vanity units
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Walk in shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Also opens onto pool area
  • Master en-suite has a walk-in shower, a marble soaking tub and marble topped separate his and hers vanity units. Plenty of towels and a hair dryer. Guest en-suite has a walk-in shower, twin marble vanity, plenty of towels and a hair dryer. The third bathroom which can also be accessed from the pool has a bath with shower over, marble vanity and plenty of towels. There is also a supply of beach towels.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, En suite & opening onto pool area
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, En suite & opening onto pool area
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Full changes of linen is provided for each bed. The master suite has direct pool access, a flat screen TV with cable and DVD player, his & hers walk in closets. The second guest suite also has direct pool access, a walk-in closet and a flat screen TV with cable. The third and fourth bedrooms have two single beds each, walk-in closets and share of the family bathroom.


  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • There are loungers, chairs and a full size undercover dining table on the deck and a large gas BBQ grill. Also provided are 2 adult & 2 child bikes, tennis racquets, fishing rods and bait boxes. Beach chairs, sun umbrella and coolers and pool toys. The pool area has a child safety barrier which can be erected and is ideal for guests with small children. The community park is less than 1 mile away and has free tennis courts, a child's playground and biking trails. Our local, family run management company lives on Rotonda and are always happy to help with any enquiries or to quickly sort out any problems if they arise.

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