Paradise found,R & R at its finest. One of Florida's last undeveloped islands. Dock(#6) your boat on the bay at our community dock ( or take the private water taxi), walk (3 mins.) to the beach house/or use the golf cart(included in rental). Our stilt home sits right on the beach, down the stairs to the shaded deck, thru the gate to the beach. You can be in the water and still be watching the kids. No long walks to the beach. At night sit out on the sun balcony, light a candle & listen to the waves gently touch the seashells, music that never stops.PETS WILL BE CONSIDERED,UNDER 30 LBS,PICTURE AND VACINATIONS, & PROOF OF FLEA PROTECTION.
After getting your groceries, you will arrive at Eldred's Marina (6301 Boca Grande causeway, Placida, FL 33946. Park your car ($6.00/per day). There is an ATM at the marina.TAKE THE water taxi across the Bay. Reservations 941-6975777. Or rent a boat at Gasparilla Marina.Your golf cart will be waiting for you. Load up your groceries and 'stuff' and drive three minutes to the Gulf of Mexico, what a site!!!
If you wish to leave the island during your stay, you may book a reservation with the private water taxi, Pirates (941-697-5777) - rates vary per person, one way.
What you will not find on the island, stores, restaurants (waterfront dining by boat),crowded beaches, cars. You are likely to see a dolphin, gopher turtles, rabbits, manatee, snook, sea turtle, eagles, osprey.
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Glen (Minnesota) & Sari (Navy Brat, California & Key West. Sari's parents were good friends with Bob & Frankie Pelfrey (the original golf cart shop owners). The house on the beach was going up for auction, so we made the trip to look at it with my parents.They decided not to bid on it, so we did! Much to our surprise they accepted our offer and we had 60 days to sell our home in St.Pete, move Glen's business and give my job notice. All said and done we moved in on October 31,1996.We lived in the house for 12 years, until we built a home on the mainland and we now are at the island when it is not rented.Glen still works on the island as a contractor.
We had never been to LGI prior to this trip. We had heard many stories from my parents and the Pelfrey's.Undeveloped, old florida,fishing,swimming, boating,shelling,food never tastes as good as it does on the island, and more. We met Alice Traverse on the golf cart, drove to the house,fell in love with the view and the beach & privacy. What a high!!! We could only be so LUCKY & BLESSED TO LIVE HERE. And Lucky & BLESSED we were and still are.WE LOVE SHARING OUR HOME WITH ALL OF YOU AND HOPE IT BRINGS YOU THE SAME PEACE AND SERENITY WE FIND THERE.
THERE IS NO BETTER DAWN WHEN THE SUN COMES UP FROM OUR DECK. NO BETTER DUSK THEN WHEN THE SUN SETS INTO THE GULF. MAYBE EVEN A GREEN FLASH. ELECTRIFYING THUNDERSTORMS. BEING ONE WITH THE SEA AND SAND.THE KIDS ARE CLOSE WHILE YOUR PREPARING MEALS, JUST AT THE BOTTOM OF THE STAIRS OR LOOK OUT THE WINDOW.YOU MIGHT EVEN SEE A SEA TURTLE NESTING,MANATEES SWIMMING BY ,DOLPHINS PLAYING AND THE SNOOKS TEASING YOU RIGHT OFF THE BALCONY.AND MEMORIES, OH SO MANY MEMORIES. MAKE THEM YOUR OWN AND FALL IN LOVE WITH PARADISE.
Day trips to Boca Grande, Venice, cabbage key, Usepa island.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event||Minimum Stay|
|Refundable damage deposit||$500.00|
|Property Damage Protection||$49.00|
|WEEKLY RATE : $1800.00
INCLUDED IN A WEEKLY RENTAL:,GOLF CART . CLEANING,Trash Removal.OWNER AVAILABLE 24/7.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.