Our home is in Rotonda Sands - a deed restricted community. The area is within easy reach of 4 major airports: Ft. Myers, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Tampa and Sarasota.
GREAT BEACHES The house is 15 miles from Manasota Key which has four great public beaches: Stump Pass, Englewood Beach, Blind Pass Beach and Manasota Beach. Pets are not allowed on any of these 4 public beaches.
The house is only 10 miles from the town of Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island and more great beaches.
GREAT GOLF There are 5 golf courses in the Rotonda developments alone and many more courses in the immediate area.
BIKING The 6.8 mile Cape Haze Pioneer Trail is less than a mile away. Just west on Harness Road. Boca Grande has a 6.5 mile path along the island. The Veneitan Waterway Park path runs 9.5 miles along the intracoastal waterway just south of Venice. It connects to the Legacy Trail which is a rails-to-trails path from Venice to Sarasota. The roads near the house have light traffic and are offer unlimited biking.
TENNIS - There are many free public courts in nearby Englewood and the Englewood Tennis Club is about 15 miles away.
SHOPPING Port Charlotte Town Center is 13 miles . Large mall with Macys, Dillards, JCPenny, Cinema, etc. St. Armands Circle is 50 miles on Lido Key in Sarasota. Called the Rodeo Drive of Florida. Grocery shopping is close and convenient including Winn Dixie, Wal-Mart, and Publix all within a ten minute drive.
RESTAURANT Both Englewood and Port Charlotte offer a huge selection of restaurants.
BASEBALL The Charlotte Sports Park is very close. It is home to the Charlotte Stone Crabs, a minor league baseball team that is an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.
THEME PARKS Busch Gardens, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, etc. are just a few hours away.