BURNT STORE MARINA, GRANDE ISLE III MAGNIFICIENT SUNSETS & WATER VIEWS

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Brian McGraw

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
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BURNT STORE MARINA, GRANDE ISLE III MAGNIFICIENT SUNSETS & WATER VIEWS

Punta Gorda Condo Rental Photos and Description

1833 sq.ft 3 BR west-facing waterfront condo in large marina

THE GRANDE ISLE TOWERS are located on Prosperity Point, a separate gated island within Burnt Store Marina. Entering Grande Isle III, Unit 205, your first sight is the wide view facing west through the living room’s wall of floor to ceiling windows. A sliding door leads to a large lanai with two sitting areas and an astronomical telescope. There you overlook the canal linking the marina’s north and south basins, a mangrove barrier island, and Charlotte Harbor.

THE SPACIOUS LIVING AREA features a large open-concept living room/dining area/kitchen. An oversized Natuzzi leather sectional couch, two fully-reclining lounge chairs and an occasional chair provide comfortable seating for you and many guests. In the living room cabinet is your HD television with premium cable and wireless internet service. The dining area features a square table with four chairs (two more can be added to seat 6). An additional fold-up dining table can expand for further seating. Facing the kitchen is a high granite-topped bar with four leather bar stools. The fully-equipped kitchen features granite counters, stainless steel appliances, cherry-wood cabinets and plenty of pantry space. A second bar/liquor cabinet area has a bar fridge and sink.

THE MASTER SUITE (Bedroom #1) faces west and northwest with views over a mangrove island and Charlotte Harbor and sliders to the lanai. The suite includes a bathroom with deep tub and separate shower, a fully-mirrored granite counter with two sinks, walk-in closet and linen closet. BEDROOM #2 has a queen bedroom suite and walk-in closet. Its windows face east and are fitted with plantation shutters . BEDROOM#3 is furnished as a den/TV room with a queen-sized pull-out sofa and occasional chairs. The windowed wall and door off the hall are fitted with plantation shutters that can be closed for privacy. A full bath and laundry room are in the hallway adjacent to Bedroom #2. Hotel-style white towels and linens are in all bedrooms and bathrooms.

ACCESS TO ALL FLOORS is via north and south elevators. In addition stairs link all floors to outside exit doors for fire safety. Outside halls and the ground-floor indoor garage are clean and well-lit.

THE AMENITIES BUILDING is one floor up from ground level. The elegant social room has sofas, bar area with stools, tables and chairs, television, pool table and grand piano; a catering kitchen; 16-seat theater with Direct TV, including NFL package. Marble floors are throughout the amenities foyers, which also include granite countered men's and women's bathrooms. The lower lobby entrance way is reached via an elevator or the curved open grill-work staircase under a magnificent chandelier. Adjacent is a fully-equipped fitness center with sauna and steam rooms and separate ladies and men’s locker rooms. Along the hallway is a library with seating and desk.

THE SPACIOUS POOL DECK in front of the amenities building features a swimming pool with markings for lap swimming, a hot tub, comfortable lounges and umbrella-tables, a barbecue area with gas-fired Viking grills, fountains, and an outdoor tranquility garden with benches. Men's and women's bathrooms are in the hallway leading from the pool. A stairway off the pool deck leads down to a pleasant walking path along the canal between the north and south marina basins and around Prosperity Point island. There are benches, great fishing locations, and plantings identified botanically.

AN INDOOR PARKING GARAGE is located behind the ground-level entrances. One parking spot is for your use and additional parking is available outside. in the garage are disposal bins for recycling, bike racks, carts for luggage and bringing groceries to your unit, and a dry-cleaning closet (The Greener Cleaner picks up and delivers twice weekly). An exit from the garage leads directly onto the walking path alongside the canal. Mail boxes are in the center of the building at the main entrance and newspapers including the monthly BSM Beacon are delivered there. A call box is located outside the main gate of Grande Isle III for guest announcement. In the outside parking lot is a car wash station.

WITHIN BURNT STORE MARINA are walking and biking routes, boat and kayak access docks, full marina facilities, a tennis and fitness center, restaurant, and ship’s store. Just outside the marina is the Burnt Store Golf Club and Restaurant.

COME TO BSM, GRANDE ISLE III, UNIT 205. You will be warmly welcomed and soon make friends among us. Grande Isle is a social and caring community with plenty of social events. Couples and singles feel at home. It's safe, secure, fun, friendly and celebratory. Join us.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Brian McGraw

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We're New Yorkers, one of us a Canadian, and we discovered Burnt Store Marina in 2004. We bought our Grande Isle, Burnt Store Marina condo a year later and spent as much time as we could here before making it our permanent home in 2009.

Brian McGraw purchased this condo in 2005

Burnt Store Marina provides a total lifestyle for the golfer, tennis player, boater and fisherman located on protected Charlotte Harbor, a harbor second in size only to Tampa Bay along the west coast, with unparalleled ease of access to the Gulf of Mexico. Burnt Store Marina is close to two airports: SW Florida (Fort Myers) and Punta Gorda Airport. It is the midway point for sightseeing and touring between Sarasota to the north and Naples to south, each just over 60 miles away. The small, historic, Peace River town of Punta Gorda is 20 minutes north and provides dining, arts and main-street shopping. 20 minutes south is the Key West-style fishing village and arts community of Matlacha known for its art galleries, pastel-painted businesses, and 'the fishing-est bridge' where at any time in 24 hours some will be fishing. For malls and city entertainment Fort Myers is 35 minutes away.

Burnt Store Marina provides boating and fishing at our doorstep, unparalleled water views, and easy boat access to the beautiful barrier islands and beaches of Cayo Costa, Captiva, Sanibel and Boca Grande. It provides a quiet, secure place to live and play and enjoy the unique natural setting that is SW Florida. Yet, a short drive away are the airports, highways, entertainment, and shopping of city and town life.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Burnt Store Marina, Grande Isle III Magnificient Sunsets & Water Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
business
Burnt Store Marina, Grande Isle III Magnificient Sunsets & Water Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441437vbi
+1 914-522-7836
Punta Gorda Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Ontario
5

Grande Isle get-a-way

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
Anyone staying in this condo will absolutely love it. Not only is the condo spacious and beautifully decorated but the view is like a beautiful painting and every day and every night it is different. The sunsets you will see from your balcony are superb and the stars at night will take your breath away.

You will see manatee and their young right outside your balcony heading up the river to the yacht area. You can see them up close and personal by the docks. From the time you pass through the gates you will notice the manicured grounds.

Joanne is a wealth of knowledge of many interesting venues that you can take advantage of while you are there if you so choose.

Just pack your toothbrush because Joanne and Brian have thought of everything you could need and everything is top of the line.

Enjoy – we certainly did.

Karen and Barrie
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Burnt Store Marina, Grande Isle III Magnificient Sunsets & Water Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441437vbi
+1 914-522-7836
Punta Gorda Florida South Central Gulf Coast
New Jersey
5

NJ visitors

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
Great condo, outstanding views and all the amenities.
In the month we spent at Burnt Store Marina we had delightful times visiting the quaint stores in Matlacha and found some very nice restaurants. We also visited Sarasota and visited the swamp in Everglades city. It is a bit of a drive there but well worth the time.

We had a wonderful relaxing time and we thank the owners for the use of their condo.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Burnt Store Marina, Grande Isle III Magnificient Sunsets & Water Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p441437vbi
+1 914-522-7836
Punta Gorda Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada
5

Magnificient Views and More

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
Not only is this is condo lovely – the amenities first rate, the views terrific and the owners very accommodating, the entire atmosphere of the building and the other residents made for a perfect holiday. There are lots of social events happening in the building to which short term renters are more than welcome to attend. In the four weeks we spent at Burnt Store Marina we attended a community Christmas dinner, went on an excursion to a German restaurant with several other couples, watched football on the big screen TV in the community room and were surprised and delighted when several residents organized a surprise birthday party for my husband’s 75th. We made several friends in the building and are looking forward to seeing them again.

We loved the quaint artistic stores in nearby Matlacha and found the many enjoyable restaurants and cultural events in Punta Gorda “right up our alley”. All in all, this was the prefect holiday for us and we want to thank the owners for the use of their lovely home and for helping us settle in.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Fort Myers International Airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Ferry to the Florida Keys at Fort Myers Beach
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
IS 75 and SR 41
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Fort Myers Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Porto Bello's
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Burnt Store Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Porto Bello's and Linkside Cafe
Car: necessary

Burnt Store Marina is a prime location for boating, sailing, and fishing. Located on Charlotte Harbor, it is a 10 mile boat run west to Boca Grande Pass leading into the Gulf of Mexico. This gated community includes a public golf course with dining, tennis and fitness center, two restaurants, a waterside bar and ships' store.

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Punta Gorda Condo Rental Rates

Notes

  • $3500. - $4000./mo
  • U.S./ Canadian Dollars
  • $4000/month January through April + 11% FL taxes
  • $3500/month November and December + 11% FL taxes
  • $3000/month May through September +11% FL taxes
  • Includes utilities/premium cable/WiFi internet; damage deposit and cleaning extra
  • Discounts for annual or semi-annual rental

Amenities

Punta Gorda Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1833 sq. ft.
  • 7 stories
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Elevator ...
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite counter, 1 sink, upgraded shower head, faucets
    Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large w/ sep shower & deep tub. Mirrored granite, 2 sinks,
  • Master bath has full-wall mirrored granite-topped cabinets with two sinks. There is a deep tub and a large separate shower. Between the bathroom and master bedroom are a walk-in closet and linen closet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2x thick mattress, plantation shutters, Cable TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sunrise light through double windows & plantation shutters
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sunset-facing, walk-out to lanai, walk-in closet, ensuite
  • MBR (1) has windows facing directly west and sliding door to lanai facing north-west, casual chair, large walk-in closet, linen closet, ensuite bath. Privacy blinds on lanai sliding door. Beds are dressed with hotel-style bamboo-fibre linens and Kashmiri white/black bed-covers and pillow covers. Art pieces on walls. Bedroom #2 has sun-rise view with plantation shutters on double windows, large walk-in closet, marine and beach-themed art and accessories. Shell collection with books on glass-top, mirrored bureau. Side bureaus have two drawers and glass tops with modern tri-light lamps and split shades. Beds are dressed with hotel-type linens and bed-covers are in shades of marine blue and palm-frond green. Coordinating beach towels are on the casual chair. Bedroom/Den #3 w/ large mirrored closet doors, cable TV, lounge chair, comfortable sofa, side tables, Orient-inspired/accessories.Queen pull-out w/2x thick mattress. Plantation-shuttered windows/doors for 'bedroom' privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • fishing
Notes:
Burnt Store Marina is equidistant from Sarasota to the north and Naples to the south where top-flight theatrical entertainment is available. Fort Myers and Port Charlotte arenas provide spring-training venues for the Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, and Tampa Bay Rays. Punta Gorda, 10 miles north, is a quintessential small town with an historic area, beautiful harbor, and excellent dining opportunities. Matlacha on Pine Island, 10 miles south, is a low-key fishing village and artists' community with pretty pastel-painted homes and businesses - what Key West was many years ago. The barrier islands of Cayo Costa and Gasparilla Island (with historic Boca Grande town) are 10 miles by boat to the west of Burnt Store Marina.

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