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Private, Recently-Furnished House with Heated Pool, Near Beach

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Boca Grande House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6 comfortably

Set yourself apart from other beach rentals in one of the only single-family rental homes, with pool, available on Boca Grande. Entirely renovated a few years ago with new appliances, flat-panel TVs, furniture, fixtures, baths, flooring, and in-ground heated pool, it sleeps 6 comfortably, and up to 8 including sofa bed. The property is adjacent to a tropical nature preserve, which offers privacy for your vacation, not found in condos, townhomes or even most other single-family house rentals (you’re on Boca Grande to escape everyday life – don’t stay in a place where you’ll be disturbed by others). Enjoy meals on the screened-in lanai overlooking the new secluded heated pool which starts at zero depth, ideal for small children, reaching 5 feet for adults. One minute walk to the best Gulf beaches, great for swimming or shelling. Walk, jog or bike on the nearby paved path to anywhere on the island, including the quaint town with great restaurants and shopping. See link to video of the home.

Unrestricted beach access: As our guest you have legal access to a private footpath leading to the beach

Guest Feedback: Here is feedback from actual guests who stayed at the house, in response to our post-visit survey asking 'what was your favorite aspect of 414 Kidd?': “Everything was well above our expectations and we can't wait to come back!”, “The home is in a great of our favorite places to vacation.”, “The proximity to the beach and downtown Boca Grande. Also the pool and kitchen were exceptional.”, “The beauty of the landscaping and decor of the home seems luxurious. The proximity to the beach is perfect and the pool is fabulous!”, and “It's hard to pick one. We loved everything about the place!”

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Emma and Jim
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Emma and Jim

Our family loves vacationing in Boca Grande. Here's a picture of us on the back balcony.

Emma and Jim purchased this house in 2005

Why Emma and Jim chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We've stayed in places all over Florida and can safely say that Boca Grande is one of a kind. It's special place because it feels like you're in a small community of friends who appreciate the island lifestyle. We like to call it the 'land time time forgot' because people are friendly and everything is pristine, like when we were kids. There are no chain stores or chain fast-food restaurants and no amusement park rides. Fun is made by going to the beach, playing in the pool and exploring the island.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great pool for the kids, proximity to beach, and pots/pans/kitchen. Master suite is great - incl deck.
Mar 2011
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Private, Recently-Furnished House with Heated Pool, Near Beach
average rating of 4.962963 based on 53 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Wonderful! Beautiful home, well equipped and great location!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you had a enjoyed our home. Best regards, Emma & Jim
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Excellent place

  • 4 of 5

You can find everything you need . Good cuality . Perfect clean . Very nice place. We are come again

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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A wonderful week in Boca Grande

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house - location, pool, decor, layout and fully-equipped kitchen. Enjoyed working with Emma and Jim. Very thorough info packet to answer any and all questions. Are looking forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and island!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed the week of July 2-9 and loved it! Home is very clean and well maintained. the beach and island are gorgeous.....very cozy feel. The only issue we had was ice maker wasn't working, but maintenance was prompt, and although it wasn't fixed during our stay and we had to buy ice, it didn't take away from our great experience. Would most definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We're so sorry to hear Grande Aire didn't repair the ice machine in a timely manner. Had we known about the problem, we would have tried to expedite the repairs. We will also gladly reimburse you for any inconvenience. Best regards, Jim & Emma
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The property was in excellent condition and had everything you could possibly need.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week in Boca Grande. The location is very close to the beach. Wonderful having such a big pool with so much privacy. All the beds were comfortable and we had plenty of room for our party of 6 adults and 2 children. We look forward to renting again with no hesitation. Great House!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a wonderful stay! Emma & Jim
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What a beautiful place to escape to.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week in this wonderful house and enjoyed every bit of it! The pool is awesome and the walk to the beach is a short one. They have everything you need, just bring your food! It's so peaceful and comfortable..... It's also close to the downtown area and the South Beach. If you want good restaurants, they are just a short drive away too. Loved it... and will be back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so glad you had a great time. Best regards, Emma & Jim
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Car: recommended

Located on south end of Gasparilla Island which is secluded and offers the best beaches on the island (as our guest you have legal access to a private footpath leading to the beach). Only 10-15 min walk to town or travel like the locals on golf carts which is only a 5 minute ride (carts and bikes can be rented in town). Gasparilla Island offers great restaurants for fine dining or a casual lunch. Visitors say the island has a charm of traditional Florida that can't be found anywhere else. Great place for snow birds to relax or for couples with young children who want to spend quality time at the beach, pool or riding bikes.

Other Activities: Miles of paved bike paths


Rates & Availability

Boca Grande House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Value season
Jul 16 2016 - Nov 18 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Feb
Feb 11 2017 - Feb 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
March & April
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Apr-May 2016
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value season
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Payment is required 60 days before rental begins for weekly rentals, 90 days for 2 weeks or more. We attempt to schedule rentals to start and end on a Saturday so that all guests can enjoy a Saturday evening stay during their visit. We accept U.S. checks, credit cards as well as British Pounds to a UK bank account.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Boca Grande House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , granite countertops
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master has large shower stall and whirlpool. Both bathrooms completely remodeled in 2007.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • House is designed to sleep 6. Will accommodate 8 including sofa bed if you have 2 guests visiting during your stay.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Separate laundry room with new washer and dryer. Internet can be accessed via high-speed Wi-Fi by renter's own laptop/computer/iPhone. Pool has a removable 'baby barrier' to reduce risk of children entering pool. (children should still be supervised).

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