ISLAND BEACH HOME - LARGE, MODERN, WI FI ,

Cynthia Dyrcz

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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ISLAND BEACH HOME - LARGE, MODERN, WI FI ,

Little Gasparilla Island House Rental Photos and Description

Home, 3 Bedrooms + , 3 full baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

Beach/island house on tropical, secluded island. Our vacation retreat is nestled in the palms only 4 houses from the Gulf beach on one side and the private dock slip on the bay side. The island has 6 miles of secluded, white sparkling beach, world class fishing, shelling, shark tooth hunting, nature walks and breathtaking sunsets (See Attached Pictures). Located on the SW coast of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico..

Very bright and spacious!! Our home has everything you could wish for during your stay. Enter our 300 sq. ft. screened porch with ceiling fans, hammock and comfy furniture. French doors open to soaring 24 ft ceilings, full laundry rm., all modern amenities, decorator -tile ,kitchen ,furnishings, fireplace .Hurricane proof built,!! County water, not well or cisterns. You can rock yourself to sleep as you watch the osprey in the surrounding palms, listen to soft music or read that book you’ve been wanting to get to.

Amenities:

Rate is for 6..... 2 queen-sized beds and 4 twins, plus sofa bed [ over 3 adults + 3 chldrn ...extra daily fee. depending on dates .. 2 full baths; house is under full central air and county water. Spacious, fully equipped kitchen, large living rm., breakfast bar, formal dining rm., separate Laundry rm. All rooms furnished for comfort and beauty. 24’ Ceiling is soaring. Main rooms are tiled and entered through multiple French doors…. Numerous windows allow beautiful outside into the house among the trees. TVs, DVD, CD, satellite TV, linens, towels, ice cream maker, hairdryer, movies, sand toys, rafts, books, beach chairs, beach umbrella, board games, blender, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, dishwasher/dryer, fireplace, charcoal grill, all kitchen needs. Fishing poles and tackle box with bait bucket, two kayaks with life jackets, blow up boat with paddles, fire pit for your campfires, Two hammocks, deck under house with Large propane gas grill, seating, table, craft area, and much more.Our boat slip will accommodate a 23-Ft. boat.

Golf carts and boats are available to rent as well as availability for water taxi service for commuting the 5-minute ride to the mainland. All you bring are clothes, groceries, sunscreen and your excitement for an unbelievably relaxing family memory building time. No Stores Or Restaurants On The Island..but 5 min boat ride

On the mainland you will find at least 75 restaurants, golf courses, shopping, video stores, marinas all within a short driving distance if you wish to take time away from your island home. If fishing is your wish, this world famous fishing spot is full of tarpon, snook, redfish, trout, flounder, snapper and shrimp. Take your boat, fish from the dock or shore or charter a fishing trip with one of our professional guides. Swimming in the tranquil, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, snorkeling or floating on one of our rafts will ease your stress. Sea turtles, gopher tortoises, dolphins, island birds, no roads, no cars.

Share our paradise with us once and it will call to you and your family in your dreams forever more.

Activities: If fishing is your wish, this world famous fishing spot is full of tarpon, snook, redfish, trout, flounder, snapper and shrimp. Take your boat, fish from the dock or shore or charter a fishing trip with one of our professional guides. Swimming in the tranquil, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, snorkeling or floating on one of our rafts will ease your stress. Sea turtles, gopher tortoises, dolphins, island birds, abundant shells or sharks teeth will entertain your walk along the pristine 7 miles of island beach. Share our paradise with us once, and it will call to you and your family in your dreams forever more!

Area: Water Taxi: $15.00 per group of two people per trip to or from mainland [ from or to our dock]

Keywords: Gulf of Mexico Island Beach House

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Low Allergen Environment

Cynthia Dyrcz

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Stan & I designed & built this house upon moving from up north 8 years ago as our future retirement home and ongoing vacation home for our family. Stan works as an Manufacturing engineer in Gainesville 3 hours away and I am a retired teacher. Most of the year one or both of us are on the island in our house as well as our family members. My favorite things to do are making pottery/crafts and jewelry...reading...walking the beach for sea shells or fossils and gardening. Stan likes to fish and kayak.We have two adult sons and the youngest made us promise we would always keep the island house .

Fully modern, large house with all amenities. Very bright with large windows and French doors , complete large kitchen. Everything is clean, bright and modern. Our house is on two lots with its own fire pit , a new oak staircase takes you to the soaring new 3rd. floor second master bdrm. Through french doors you enter an enormous master bedroom with a view over the treetops of the Gulf waters. This is not a typical rental but our home to share with a few of you. Everything is left for you to use as we do when we are there. Comfortable furniture,carpets on designer tile, large screened porch and downstairs decking, enormouse propane grill..full laundryroom, internet and kayaks available , fresh herbs [ mint, dill, rosemary,oregano] waiting for you to pick. Landscaped...all amenities included you only need bring bathing suits, and food. I leave spices, oils, coffee, sugar, and condiments.

Two hammocks, puzzles, games, movies, sound system, three satellite Tvs. Cd players and music. Quiet sand path residential street a minute walk to dunes leading to quiet , almost private beach for you and your family. Sometimes when I walk the beach for miles I see no one else.

Large , clean, modern 3bdrm 3 bath house with gardens, fire pit area, fireplace, laundry room, large propane barbecue grill, WI Fi and Kayaks available for small fee as well as pets allowed. Ice and water in refrigerator door all double filtered. Convection microwave, full sized modern appliances. Everything included !!!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.6
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

The perfect home in PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
I spent a week on Little Gasparilla with my three daughters and sister. This was our first visit to the island and we were blown away. Within the first hour my oldest daughter asked if we could come back next year. It's a really amazing island. I recommend getting a golf cart for a day to explore every corner of the island...the other days we just walked. The house has everything you would nee. The kitchen has a blender (great for drinks) and a waffle maker. The spice cabinet is well stocked. Cindy and Stan really made sure the home has all you would need. The favorite spot? The hammock on the porch. Wow. My youngest found a baby gopher turtle and gecko out front..my oldest spotted a armadillo next door. The house is perfectly situated between the Gulf and bay.Short walk in either direction. We can't wait to return. Thanks for sharing your home.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Wellington, FL
5

Family Vacation ~ Island Style

  • 5 of 5
This was not our first vacation on Little Gasparilla Island. Because we have many wonderful memories from years ago when our children were much younger, we decided to go back. We chose Little Gasparilla because of its island charm, sense of adventure, the private Gulf beaches, and of course because the fishing conditions are excellent! We gathered at "Dolphin Pass" as a a family~ three generations and it was perfect for us! The house was comfortable and especially nice that each bedroom of guests had their own bathroom. The family room was big enough for us all to watch World Cup soccer on their big, high quality television. Even though we came overly prepared to cook some good meals, we were pleasantly satisfied that the kitchen was well equipped to meet our needs. We heard no complaints from the men about the gas grill, either. We had great appreciation for the quality of the air conditioner in the house! After coming in from a day of boating in the hot sun, the house was always cool and inviting. The large porch provided a place for the anglers to prepare and share fish tales. The ladies used the kayaks and ventured into the beautiful bay waters. A big addition to this rental property is the lighted dock and boat slip. However, we did miss that the dock did not have fresh running water for boat clean-up. No problem….we were on vacation…..with that island state of mind! Even though you really do not need a golf cart, we are happy that we did rent one. We all got a chance to explore Lil' Gasparilla to see the gorgeous real estate and to meet the friendly islanders. Also, during our stay we were fortunate to have met some of the welcoming "Dolphin Pass" neighbors. Our week vacation also included what we named…."The Dolphin Pass Fishing Tournament"! We had lots of stories to bring home, laughs to remember, and hundreds of pictures! Thank you and we look forward to another family vacation on Little Gasparilla Island!
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Fun

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time. The house was nice. I was worried about the distance from the pier, but the cart was big enough to tote our stuff. If you like the beach and going fishing in your boat, it's a great get away. The beach is private so I found the prettiest shells ever! Also the wildlife is awesome.
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Be careful when you rent

  • 2 of 5
I have been renting on Little Gasparilla Island for over 8 years. This is the first time I experienced an issue. The house was convenient and well equipped, but be very careful when reading the contract. It is unlike any other contract I have experienced in a rental. Here's why:

1. You have to do extensive cleaning at the end of the rental so that it is ready for the next renter. This includes washing all linens, making the beds, cleaning the carpets, etc. Not something most want to do on vacation.

2. As a result, the condition of the house when you move in might vary. We had beds to make, dishes to do, etc. Not a great way to start the vacation.

3. The house says it sleeps 8 but the price might vary according to your reservation request. I reserved for 6 and then told them that I was going to have one more (a month in advance), they wanted to charge additional $$ per night.

4. The TVs do not work in the bedrooms. As a result, my kids used their ipads on the wifi. The overage charge was (conveniently enough) EXACTLY my deposit... There is no way to track or manage wifi usage.

As I said, the house is great, the challenge I found was in the contract and terms. I have never experienced anything like it.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This has never happened before. I had a family emergency out of town and was unable to check house and make sure everything was ready for this family before they arrived. Upon new arrival They phoned me, told me towels etc. not done.. but no problem.
Contract clearly gives you option of either cleaning yourself with no cleaning fee or choosing to pay a cleaning fee to have it done for you. I then check house to make sure it is ready for next family either way. my advertised site states that although the house can sleep and we will accept a limit of up to 8 people...[ we prefer 6] there is a fee for each person over 6. [ fee amount is stated in both site and agreement signed by renters before staying. We have a large screen TV in great room that was fully functional, a TV in downstairs master that also should have been fine [ if problems with anything during stay we ask that you phone us right away] a TV in [ kids rm] for DVD movies [ in rm] and a set for 2nd master for just CD movies on upper floor.
In rental agreement signed by renters it states clearly that any amount of gigabytes over 5 has a charge of $10.00 per gigabyte due to this charge by Verizon to us. We only have WIFI capability available for your convenience but expect your stay on island and house to be about, beach, games, family time and this is worked out fine in the past. You do have ability to look at router in house and monitor your usage. We can get online and see if overuse , how much and added cost. We did this for these renters and phoned them to be aware of teenagers overuse . The bill we received for this large amount [ $300] which stated every day of their stay and constant gigabyte usage was printed out and mailed to family with our giving them a $100. discount for their next stay at our house and our regrets regarding their problems We pride ourselves on giving the best of service to our guests during their stay and are available always for any problems they may have by phone. Our past visitors reviews and the fact they return from year to year show this was an unfortunate one time situation . Sincerely, Cynthia Dyrcz
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Great time, great place! Weather... Not so much.

  • 5 of 5
In spite of unseasonably cool and rainy weather, we had a great time at Dolphin Pass. The island and beach are a wonderful get-away location. We had two or three days which were washed out due to weather, which made us really grateful for Dolphin Pass. We had 4 adults, 4 children, and plenty of space in the house to enjoy indoor activities! The house was well stocked, and in great shape. Thank you Dyrcz for the opportunity! We did get a few days to enjoy the beach and take the kayaks out. We saw dolphins up close, and with the surf up, had a great time on the boogie boards.
Emmit and Bill were great taxi providers, though their rates are now $20 per two people one way, which was a significant increase from what we planned. We went off the island only once midweek, and enjoyed a movie in Venice as well as a great lunch at Flounders in Englewood beach. All in all a great week!
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Little Gasparilla Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Kentucky
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Dolphin Pass House

  • 5 of 5
Great house. Second year reserving. The screened in porch is nice for dinner and reading at night--fans/lighted. New bathroom in master bedroom upstairs perfect. Nice location to beach and bay. Lots of beach stuff already there for use. I would recommend this house.
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Sarasota airport 30 min.away,
Car: not necessary

True island surrounded by salt water [ Gulf of Mexico and Bay] Dolphins, Manatees, Birds, World Famous Fishing, Beautiful,Quiet miles of Beach, Dock slip for your use, Kayak paradise, Shallow calm gulf waters , Great shelling ,

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Little Gasparilla Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
fall
Sep 1 2014 - Dec 13 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2014-15
Dec 14 2014 - Jan 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$190
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,300
$4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Mar 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
$6,600
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Reservation deposit $50
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed. Holidays may have upcharge to posted rates. Please verify specific rate for your party with owner....above info does not allow for details, holiday rates etc.Do not reserve until talking to owner by phone or specifically confirming your rate with dates with owner. 941-625-0499 Taxes are 13% and additional to rent rate, security deposits .

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Little Gasparilla Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Sofa Bed
  • Ducted Heating
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Living Area
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
  • Garbage Disposal
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5+ Details. Main bathroom- modern tiled with tub and shower 2nd bathroom off 1st queen master suite - modern tiled full shower 3rd bathroom off second master suite - wood floors- full shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) Second floor has 1 master bedroom suite with queen & private bath.;also additional bedroom with Two bunkbeds and Day bed with trundle and full mainbath. Third floor has new very large bedroom suite with queen bed , sitting area, Future 3rd full bathroom and view of the gulf waters through the trees., Queen Sealy Posturpedic Sofa Bed in living room. Rates are for six people..extra fee for 8.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Foosball
  • Video Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Music Library ...
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • library
  • marina
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • boating
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
TWO NEW KAYAKS WITH LIFE PRESERVERS...wheeled carriers etc. INFLATABLE BOAT AND OARS FISHING POLES WITH TACKLE BOX AND BAIT BUCKET FOR YOUR USE TWO HAMMOCKS CHILDRENS SAND TOYS,RAFTS, CHAIRS, SMALL PLASTIC CHILDRENS POOL FIRE PIT FOR YOUR CAMPFIRES ON SITE
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