TROPICAL BEACHFRONT COTTAGE WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS AND PRIVATE DOCK!

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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TROPICAL BEACHFRONT COTTAGE WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS AND PRIVATE DOCK!

Little Gasparilla Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Key West style Bungalow - 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Take a water taxi or bring your own boat to heavenly 'Little Gasparilla Island'. (LGI)

'Peacock Lane Cottage' is a beachfront cottage on a private bridge-less island only accessible by boat. There are no roads, stores, cars -- only winding sand paths and lanes that you can explore by foot or cart. Take a few steps out the front door and you have 7 miles of secluded unspoiled beach to experience.

Enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and incredible sunsets from the front and rear decks of this tastefully furnished cottage. Fall asleep each night to the sound of the surf. The best part about this cottage is that it's an incredibly romantic place or the perfect family getaway.

Bring all your goodies with you because there are no services on the island, but if you need some entertainment or food you are only a ten minute ride by water taxi back to the marina on the mainland.

Water taxis run from 8am-5pm. (Later or earlier pickups with prior arrangement) If you bring a boat, we have a very good deep water dock that is shared by just our lane and just a quick walk to the cottage. We offer a 'complimentary' Golf Cart concierge service. If requested, you will be picked up at the dock and brought to the cottage and have help bringing your belongings inside. (Specific details available upon request)

Get a world class tan, collect shells and sharks teeth on one of the best shelling beaches around, (especially after a storm) help your kids make the best sand castle ever, sit on the porch swing and hold your lover's hand, explore, eat, drink, laugh, read, nap, swim, run, or have a treasure hunt! 'There is a lot to do on this island that has nothing to do!'

Finally for the fishermen out there, we are the epicenter of the state's best inshore and offshore fishing; tarpon, snook, redfish, shark, grouper and snapper just to name a few. Bring your fishing poles and fire up the BBQ grill!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Laura

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Speaks english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p157312vb
518-573-7838
Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Where do you live?
5

Little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle
of everyday life, look no further. My family and I (spouse and 3 kids--8,6,4) just returned from what I would call the best beach vacation ever. This house is literally 15 steps from the water. It was like we had our own private beach for the week. The island is not crowded and the beaches aren't either. The house was the perfect size for the 5 of us. Everything you need is here for a week of pure relaxation. It is amazing how a 10 minute water taxi gets you away from the world. Truly a gem not to be over looked.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p157312vb
518-573-7838
Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Lakeland, FL /USA
5

Perfectly Charming!

  • 5 of 5
We so enjoyed this charming beach cottage! Only steps away from the beautiful shoreline, gorgeous ocean view, gentle breezes, colorful palms, sea grapes, seashells, sunsets etc... We especially appreciated the native hospitality of dolphins, pelicans, turtles and even manatees! The cottage was perfectly decorated with a relaxing and welcoming feel. Kitchen even had beautiful views of the ocean...you don't mind doing the dishes when you can see and hear the ocean waves roll in. Kitchen pantry was well stocked with the little necessities that are easily forgotten about until you need them (like foil, food storage baggies, trash bags, paper towels, etc..thank you ). We're used to a king sized bed but again, with the sound of ocean waves as your lullaby, the queen bed was a wonderful boat drifting you away from it all. The owners and management were extremely thoughtful and kind...Loved, loved, loved Brett ...what a great asset to the LGI community...I'd vote for him to be the Mayor :) Thank you for a memorable and peaceful vacation...we will be back.
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p157312vb
518-573-7838
Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Florida
5

Relaxing and Romantic! Dreamy "Old Florida" Beach Cottage!

Relaxing and Romantic! Dreamy "Old Florida" Beach Cottage!
  • 5 of 5
My husband and I just spent a thoroughly relaxing week at this charming cottage and we truly felt we had found a little piece of magic. The cottage really IS as close to the beach as the photos show! Peacock Cottage is even closer to the Gulf than the more expensive gulf-front cottages farther south! There were cooling breezes continually, and we could see the waves from almost every room in the house....even the bathroom! We also liked that there weren't so many stairs to climb....it was easier for us manage! We liked the casual "old florida" style and the charming seaside decor. We were also thrilled that we could bring our puppy with us....she LOVED having the beach nearby and friendly dogs to play with and it is wonderful to find such a perfect spot that is also pet-friendly! We really enjoyed sitting on the back porch late one evening watching the moonlight reflect on the waves and feeling like we had this deserted tropical island all to ourselves. Our second favorite spot was the front porch swing, overlooking the Gulf....I could sit there in the breezes for hours! We live in Florida and have been coming to Little Gasparilla for years, but this is the first time we have stayed in Peacock Lane Cottage. It did not disappoint! It was clean as a pin, we thought it was a great value, and we had everything we needed -- even beach chairs and an umbrella! We came on a busy holiday week, but I think we would it enjoy it even more in the Fall when there are fewer people on the island...then we will really be "all alone in paradise"! We will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p157312vb
518-573-7838
Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Kansas City, Mo.
5

Romantic

  • 5 of 5
Peaceful, romantic, friendly neighbors.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p157312vb
518-573-7838
Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

The most amazing beach vacation!

  • 5 of 5
This beautiful, secluded and quiet island helped us relax, meet great people, swim with dolphins and collect gorgeous shells.

House was perfect for our part of 4. Located seconds from the beach, but nicely shield by palm trees, bushes and neighborhood houses to provide privacy. It had all the equipment/accessories to enjoy our days on the beach: beach chairs and toys, towels, swimming goggles, ect. Golf cart took us around the island and helped to transport our belongings to and from the boat dock.

Kitchen had all the amenities (big fridge, microwave, oven, dish washer) and every day we enjoyed meals made from the scratch. Pantry had many staples, probably left by the previous visitors, which we were happy to use while making couple of dinners. Our neighbor was very kind to share with us his daily catch and we ate grilled fish every evening. There was also washer and dryer, so we never had problems with wet towels or swimming wear.

Living room had a big TV, lots of music, games and magazines. If you will ever get bored, what is hard to imagine, there is always something to do/play. Bedrooms and bathroom could use some updating and looks like new owners, that just bought the house, will work on this. Open space, bright colors, lots of windows and doors make this house very welcoming and soothing.

What we liked the most was wrap around deck and two seating areas on the opposite ends of the house. You can enjoy morning coffee on the swing while being fanned by tall palm trees or have a sunset dinner straight from the grill overlooking open water. Simply stunning!

TIP: Bring lots of fresh water. House has desalination system and you can use it for every day needs (showers, cooking, ect), but I would recommend to only use fresh water for cooking and drinking. Coffee definitely tasted strange and, when we used tap water for other cooking, taste of salt was always present.
But it’s a minor delta in the grand awesomeness of this place.

Amazing place!
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Tropical Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views and Private dock!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p157312vb
518-573-7838
Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

It's like another world!

It's like another world!
  • 5 of 5
My wife and I just returned from a week at this cottage and really had no idea what to expect. We just wanted to get away from the horrible Philadelphia winter. The entire experience was magical for us because it was so different and the weather was perfect for mid February. You take a water taxi (about 10 minutes) to the island from a marina that is out of Indiana Jones... the house is a 5 minute walk and a golf cart is made available for returning to the dock to pick up your luggage. Nicely decorated, three TVs,
no internet and appointed with everything you need. There is actually a cottage between this cottage and the water (which is about 30 yards away). But this was good because it blocked the afternoon sun and we could sit on the front or backporch and feel the gentle gulf breezes without being blinded.We hated going off the island and quickly got in to a slowed down island rhythm. No cars or stores or noise - beautiful sunsets and night time skies and the house was in excellent condition. We're going back!
  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you Drew, an awsome island for wonderful guests!
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Map

Map

Fishery Restaurant
Rum Bay Restaurant
Waterside Grill
Don Pedro Island State Park
Amberjack Environmental Park
Boca Grande Causeway Boat Launch (Placida Park)
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Availability & Rates

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Little Gasparilla Island Cottage Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes The cottage is to be occupied by no more than 4 persons; any party falsely representing the number of people will be subject to immediate eviction without refund. In the event 'Authorities' order an evacuation because of hurricane, you will receive a prorated refund.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Little Gasparilla Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub/shower combination
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed in Master bedroom Queen size bed and 1 twin in second bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • rafting
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
Notes:
Excellent cell service on LGI and we offer free Wi-Fi with a 2GB usage limit per week. (Fees apply if overage occurs) We have a 'complimentary' Island concierge who will pick you up at our dock (#21) and help get your personal belongings/groceries to the cottage. 'Bret' will also pick you up on check out day. A 300.00 reservation deposit is required to guarantee your booking. (500.00 deposit is required when booking for longer than 2 weeks) This will turn into your security deposit upon arrival and be returned approximately 30 days after your departure date assuming no damage or excessive cleaning required. Rental fee is broken into 2-3 payments. A 12% Florida & Charolotte Co. lodging/sales is tax added to your rental fee. Cancellation Policy: A 35 day notice is required for a full refund, 'less' reservation deposit. If less than 35 days, no refund will be issued unless cottage can be rebooked for the same week(s). PLEASE NOTE: Check in: 4:00 pm. Check-out: Noon
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