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Villas Mansion, Private Heated Pool, 4 Bedrooms, Wifi, Office, Sleeps 14

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 14

Dial up the Beach Boys - this nightly rental beach home’s got real surfer’s attitude. From outside, the banana yellow exterior and teal blue door reveal only that inside, someone’s having much more fun than you. Venice Island’s Villas Mansion would love to have you.

Your master suite will fit your whole family if traveling with kids or young teens - the space holds a king bed and a queen-sized futon. A large second bedroom has the same configuration - making this home a great choice for lots of families vacationing together. Two queen beds in the third bedroom comfortably fit four more guests and, yes, there’s new furniture, too.

Bedrooms four? Two twin beds - who will room together and enjoy secretive late-night chats? The large office doubles as a fifth bedroom with a queen sleeper bed. Three bathrooms allow even a large group of 14 to get out the door on schedule - when restaurant reservations or a day trip calls. Each bathroom has a standing shower and one has a bathtub - of great use to parents with younger children.

Get to know the outdoors from the sanctuary of your lanai - a screened, outdoors living room. Within? A large heated pool - big enough for every game you can think of and lots of seating for the party poopers who ‘don’t want to get their hair wet’ (throw them in anyway). Your gorgeous heated pool has brand new heating machinery - indicative of the owner’s care in their property.

An air-conditioned pool house doubles your entertainment space with a bar, table and chairs and sofa - kids will hide here as others seek - while adults will like the chance to read in certain peace and quiet. Fish netting above the bamboo bar makes it pretty clear: It's always 5 o’clock right here.

The living room’s high vaulted ceilings carry fantastic Florida breezes and the terrazzo tile floors - well, they feel pretty great, too. Dark blue micro fiber couches sit prettily next to white wicker rockers and side tables - while the large space means the ambiance stays bright, uncluttered and airy. Coming for the holidays? A large LCD TV and available central heating make this property fantastic all year round.

Wifi internet is ready and working from the minute you arrive - traveling without this lifeline can be so frustrating.

The kitchen has everything you’ll need, including a garbage disposal (because kids used to one at home will never learn otherwise). Yellow walls suggest fresh lemonade and fresh muffins as vacation staples - and a breakfast nook with white wicker seating keeps your happy campers close. A brand new dining table in dark wood seats eight on modern chairs with white cushions.

From home, it’s just three blocks to the beach - grab your banana-seat bike or race there in flip-flops. How many shark’s teeth can you find in the sand? Downtown Venice is nearby, too. Pet owners will love the proximity to nearby Venice dog beach, Brohard Paw Park. Your backyard will never again compare.

Stroll 15 minutes from the house to sunny Venice Pier or - at night - try great live music at Sharky’s. Google map the property and its surroundings (405 Villas Drive, Venice, Florida 34285) - this location has it all.

More Details

Property Manager
Venice Florida, Vacation Rental Pros
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Venice Florida, Vacation Rental Pros

Hi! My name is Steve Milo and I started Vacation Rental Pros in 2006. Our family stays in vacation rental homes whenever we travel, both domestically and abroad! I own several vacation homes and listen carefully to all our guests' feedback. Our greatest compliment is when folks refer Vacation Rental Pros to their friends and relatives. We now manage over 1,800 properties in Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina. We have homes in Ft. Myers Beach, Orlando, St. Augustine Beach, Daytona Beach, Palm Coast, Ponte Vedra Beach, Hilton Head and Gatlinburg. We booked over 15,000 rentals and received over 5,000 guest reviews in 2016. Please call if you need help booking your dream vacation!

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was a very Lovely home we had a wonderful time during our vacation. I would rent this home again, when we come back to that area. The pool was very clean the home had enough beds, to sleep us comfortable it was a beautiful home. We enjoyed of stay.


Aug 2007
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Golden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom # 1 (1 King, 1 Sofa Slpr), Bedroom # 2 (1 King, 1 Sofa Slpr), Bedroom # 3 (2 Queens), Bedroom # 4 (1 Sofa Sleeepr), Extra Bedding (1 Futon, 1 Sofa Slpr)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Villas Mansion, Private Heated Pool, 4 Bedrooms, Wifi, Office, Sleeps 14
average rating of 4.377049 based on 72 reviews

Outdated - don't be fooled by the title

  • 1 of 5


1. It was decently priced compared to other houses

2. It comfortably fit 14 people as described


1. The house is very outdated. It looks like it hasn't been updated since the 80's. As such, a lot of the furniture, appliances, faucets etc were falling apart. As an example, one of the beds was being held up by bricks.

2. The showers smelled like mildew likely because there is a constant leak of water. The house also had a distinct unpleasant odor. It wouldn't shock me if there's a mold issue in this house.

3. The pool had so much chlorine that it not only caused everyone's eyes to burn but it bleached everyone's bathing suit.

4. We found several roaches during our stay there.

To be honest, this house shouldn't be advertised and rentable by anyone. The homeowners should care enough to fix this house up before it's placed on websites such as VBRO. If it weren't for the fact that it was a holiday weekend And everything was already booked, I would have canceled this reservation upon arriving and seeing how bad this house was. Companies should know better than to advertise this type of house.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a nice place, bigger inside then it looked from the outside.

  • 4 of 5

It's was a nice house. My kids really enjoyed the pool and the beach is 20 minute walk from the house

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good time but disappointed with service

  • 3 of 5

The house was what we expected, dated but had a good space for our family.

The pool was better than expected.

We were disappointed with the lack of service response. We arrive on Saturday finding out that the stove didn't work. After calling several times on Sunday we found out that the previous renters had the same issue. After waiting 3 days, we didn't get a follow-up from anyone about the stove issue until Thursday, over halfway through our stay. This is when they finally fixed it. We were very disappointed as we had left several messages, was counting on being able to cook meals to save money, not to mention the safety of a stove sparking in the house.

It wasn't until I left a message saying we would be contacting authorities, that we got a call back.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy with property, disappointed with VRBO's customer service.

  • 4 of 5

property worked well for us. We were very happy with the accommodations, location, and everything was as advertised. It could have been a bite cleaner. My biggest concern is lack of response from VRBO, I needed to adjust payment method and never got a response from an email to portal, calls back from finance office, or emails direct. I also had a question related to final cleaning/move out, I sent the question Friday about 4:00 pm to housekeeping and again about 4:30 to customer service and never heard anything. VRBO is good at automated info but customer service is very lacking.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

When we arrived at the house we found the front door covered with mildew and grime (most of which we later scrubbed off). The door knob would not latch properly after we entered with the security code. This was also later repaired by maintenance people. We immediately felt disappointed when we entered the house. It has a run down feeling and appearance. The interior could use refurbishment, especially the bathrooms.

We found a number of maintenance issues: broken blinds in 3 rooms, a central air unit that had a leaking drain, the pool heater locked at 64 degrees, the master bath window frame was broken, missing towel rack in master bath, rusting fixtures in both bathrooms, etc. Maintenance people eventually came and repaired most of these problems, but we felt obligated to stay in the house while this was going on, thereby losing about a day and a half of our vacation.

On the positive side, the location is great! Only a 10 minute walk to Golden Beach and about 25 minute walk to the town center which is a great place to shop, dine, stroll and conduct business (Post Office, ATM etc). Also, we enjoyed walking in the neighborhood and meeting friendly people. The pool was super after we got the heater fixed. The dog beach is only a short drive away and our Golden Doodle enjoyed a half a dozen visits there.

On balance, we enjoyed our visit but the charge for the house was too much for the condition and value received.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rochester, NY

Best Family Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

Spent a great week with our whole family (2 grandparents, 6 children and 6 grandkids ages 12 to 1 years). This home was perfect. Plenty of room for all. Pool was great and beach was a short walk away.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Booking Fee: 8%
    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Cleaning Fee: $295
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Damage Protection: $195
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

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