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Stunning views over lake and golf course from south west facing pool and lanai

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Our luxury home sits on a double plot overlooking a stunning lake and golf course. The house has a beautifully designed spacious interior which has a calming holiday feel in keeping with the tranquil lakeside location.

Rotonda is a beautiful deed restricted community within a short drive to some wonderful unspoilt Florida beaches including Gasparilla Island, Englewood, Manasota Key and the exclusive island of Boca Grande where the rich and famous vacation!

There are four golf courses on Rotonda - the closest, Long Marsh, is within a 5 minute drive. Tennis courts are also available free of charge.

Our home boasts many features designed to make your vacation as comfortable and enjoyable as possible including the following:

Den with flat screen TV - cable channels.

Free Wi-Fi.

Two master suites - one with a king bed and one with a queen bed, TVs and bathrooms with jacuzzi baths and large separate showers. Each suite has access to the extended lanai.

The twin room and bunk room has an interconnecting bathroom. Additional shower and toilet with access to pool area.

The pool and spa have solar heating - electric heating for the pool is an optional extra.

The extended south-west facing pool deck is bathed in sunshine all day and has 4 comfortable sunbeds, chairs and large dining table to seat 8 . The deck is quite private and secluded and the golf course is situated beyond the lake.

Also available is a BBQ and the use of cycles (at guests own risk).

Tampa Airport is approximately 1.5 hours drive. Sarasota and Fort Myers are approximately an hour's drive away. A little further afield are Orlando (approx 2.5 hours) and Miami (approx 3.5 hours)

Must see attractions include the Mote Aquarium (Sarasota) Busch Gardens (Tampa) and the Everglades (approx. 2 hours drive).

Port Charlotte Town Centre is a 20 minute drive and has a wide selection of shops (including Hollister and American Eagle!) and many restaurants.

Port Charlotte Stadium, the Tampa Bay Rays spring training ground, is en route to Port Charlotte Town Centre.

There are plenty of supermarkets in the vicinity and a wide range of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.

Keywords: House, master suites, peaceful location, lake and golf view, close to gulf beaches.

More Details

Jane De Souza
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

About Jane De Souza

We have visited the Rotonda area for the past 20 years and built our house in 2001 - our children have grown up spending many happy days there during their summer holidays and we all still love to visit as often as we can.

Jane De Souza purchased this house in 2001

Why Jane De Souza chose Rotonda West

A beautiful and peaceful location with stunning views over the lake and golf course. Easy access to some fantastic unspoilt beaches and convenient for shopping and dining out.

What makes this house unique

A peaceful location but not too far from beautiful beaches, restaurants, shops, tennis courts, horse riding and golf courses.


Pine Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • 4 bedrooms - bed sizes are as follows : King size bed (1) Queen size bed (1) Twin or Single beds (2), Double (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Stunning views over lake and golf course from south west facing pool and lanai
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Peace and Tranquillity on a Golf Course

  • 5 of 5

The photos did not do the house justice. Spacious, clean with outstanding panorama across a lake and golf course.

Well equipped with a good sound system and TVs although why you would want to stay inside to watch TV would be a mystery to me. A pleasant surprise were the golf clubs and the plethora of bicycles. A joy to cycle around the local roads and the golf courses (after play has finished for the day) or simply to walk around the quiet roads. Nighttime was especially pleasant because of the virtual blackness looking out from the Lannai. We enjoyed it so much we are returning this fall.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chichester, West Sussex

Beautiful house in a lovely setting.

  • 5 of 5

This is a stunning house with a beautiful pool and Lanai offering superb views across the lake. The house is beautifully decorated, absolutely spotless, very spacious and well equipped and we wanted for nothing. The house is situated in a tranquil area with easy access to all beaches and tourist spots, particularly Boca Grande which was our favourite. There is a good selection of shopping, restaurants and cafes all within easy driving distance. Also designer outlets only an hour away which was a big hit with all of us. We hired kayaks on Boca Grande and explored Charlotte Harbour which was fantastic as we saw dolphins and manatees. There was so much to do, all in all a fantastic holiday and we will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

We've just got back from a very enjoyable week at this villa. It was very clean and beautifully decorated and furnished and extremely well equipped. It's in great location and was a good base for us to explore the nearby gulf coast beaches and there are plenty of good shops and restaurants nearby.The villa is in a very peaceful setting close to a lake and the excellent Long Marsh Golf Club. The heated pool was fantastic and much appreciated by our 3 year old boy. We wish we had stayed for longer. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Holiday Villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa is not just a fantastic rental property but a beautiful home. We have stayed here many times and the owners have thought of everything to ensure their guests have the most memorable holiday. The house is furnished to a high standard, fully equipped and very well maintained. It is located in a enviable position overlooking the lake with golf course beyond. Watching and listening to the wildlife that visit regularly is a highlight. It would be easy just to sit by the pool within the fantastic large lanai and not move away from the house but the beaches nearby, especially at Boca Grande are stunning. Shops and restaurants are all within a short drive with plenty of choice. I would highly recommend this superb holiday villa and the owners are always a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacations at Rotonda West

  • 5 of 5

This year was the 3rd. year we have stayed at this wonderful Villa. In a very quiet peaceful location, over-looking both water and the Golf Course. The Villa is both extremely well located but yet very accessible to all the local facilities - supermarket, restaurants, Wallmart and 5 Golf Courses, all within 10 minutes drive !!

Rotonda is also a very convenient location to visit other areas of the Gulf Coast- Naples, Captiva Island, Boca Grande, Venice etc..

Most of all the villa is just a very enjoyable place to be. It is both very well equipped and comfortable, with the feeling that you are very privileged to be staying in such superb home.

We will look forward to returning next year !!

Alan & Gill Wood

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dandridge, TN

February Golf Trip

  • 4 of 5

This lovely Florida home was just as described on the VRBO site. It was clean and plenty of room for our large group of 9 women. The large lot and location at the end of the cul de sac was very peaceful and we enjoyed our daily walks. The pool was beautiful, clean, and warm!

We loved the convenience of being so close to the Rotonda golf courses and easily made it early for our tee times. We even took a golf break and drove to Venice Beach, just a short distance away, and found it to be absolutely gorgeous. Also enjoyed a great Mexican restaurant in Venice, Mi Pueblo. The only other restaurant we visited was Prime Time in Englewood that was always very good.

We would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a great house in Rotonda and the owners were great to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pool heat per week $100
Cleaning on departure $120

We actively encourage small parties and long stays - please contact us for discounted rates

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