This elegant home is situated in South Gulf Cove, Rotonda, Englewood South West Florida.Close to local beaches and many public facilities. We have a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and supermarkets only minutes away. We have larger shopping malls that can be found in Port Charlotte which is a 15 minute drive heading South on Tamiami Trail , or Sarasota Square Malls 20 minutes heading North on Tamiamai Trail. Come Catch a Florida breeze and enjoy an elegant vacation Need some retail therapy? Then go shopping in the area as well Besides Port Charlotte and Sarasota Shopping Malls we also have St. Armands Circle in Siesta Key in Sarasota which is a must, Ellenton Outlet Mall must head North on I-75 in Brandon and Miramar Outlets heading South on I – 75 in Estero. That’s where you find the bargains!!!!!!!!!!!
Englewood is on the Cape Haze Peninsula, an area of unspoiled natural beauty and tranquility. Beautiful white sandy beaches provides sunbathing, swimming, and beachcombing. Indeed shelling is something of a local passion, with serious “shellers”taking to the beach everyday to search for exotic shells and sharks teeth.
With Sarasota and Tampa an easy drive to the North and Fort Myers and Naples to the South, the Englewood areas enjoys the enviable positions of providing the excitement of a major metropolitan area with the laid back atmosphere of its rural roots.
Fishing is very popular in this area; with Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island is only 15 minutes away. For Florida’s finest and greatest tarpon fishing some of Floridian’s best small fishing. Throughout most of the year trout, redfish, snook, sheepshead, snapper, and great bottom fishing are at your fingertips. During March and April the migrating fish (mackerel, pompano, kingfish etc) can be caught easily as they pass north. A southerly migration of the same takes place in September through to Late November. Fishing licenses can be purchased locally, with rod hire and bait. There are an abundance of fishing waters including the Gasparilla Sound Aquatic preserve and many inland coastal waterways around Port Charlotte, together with two local fishing piers.
You can sunbath, swim, or even snorkel on our beautiful beaches Englewood, Boca, Grande, Venice, Nokomis, Manasota, Siesta Key, beaches are all within 20 minute drive of all our properties. Venice Beaches are 20 minutes from Englewood. Englewood is shark teeth capital of the world, and has been a favorite for visitors for many generations. Manatee and dolphin sightings are frequent, and are special too. Even to us locals.
Passionate about golf? Golfing in the area is well catered for with five championship golf courses on Rotonda alone. Our rolling greens, lush fairways and cool breezes, invitingly framed by native pines, oaks, and palms. Come and enjoy and try out at least some of our golf courses locally. They are all within 15 miles of all our properties. Golf packages are available for all renters. Apply within.
If you enjoy bird watching or studying Flora and Fauna, the area is rich in beautiful birds – if you are lucky you may spot a bald eagle. Native birds such as herons, egrets, ospreys, and pelicans are seen quite often. During the winter months, the area is home to many shorebirds such as snowy plovers and skimmers. Indeed, the whole surrounding area is classified as a bird sanctuary.
Hiking, kayaking, and canoeing are also all available in the area. There is a local tennis club in Englewood and tennis courts with a children’s playground in the middle of Rotonda. Together there is a cycle path. Biking is very popular with several nature trails in the vicinity for the cyclist and walkers to enjoy. Bikes are provided for our renters to use at your villa for your enjoyment.
Or you can just do nothing- except enjoy the sunny days and exotic sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico.