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Boca Grande Beach House - Great Price! Great Location!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Boca Grande Beach House is a one-story duplex. Our house has four bedrooms, two kitchens, two bathrooms, and two combination living room/dining rooms. The kitchens were completely remodeled in 2013 and the bathrooms were completely remodeled in 2016. There is a large screened-in porch, a small front patio and a generous side yard with table, chairs and chaise lounge. You can choose to rent two bedrooms or four bedrooms, please call or email for clarification on pricing.

The house is located directly across the street from a 7 mile, white sand beach with an unobstructed view of the sunset. It is located just to the north of and across from the historic Boca Grande Lighthouse Beacon. It is a short walk to the charming village of Boca Grande and the Boca Grande Community Center with a workout room, play ground and library with internet access. Tennis courts are at the end of our street. The seven mile jog/bike path runs directly in front of the property.

Once you on the island, you do not need a car. Golf carts and bikes can be rented in town. I can recommend a reasonable van service to pick you up at the following airports: Sarasota Airport (SRQ) 1hr. 20min., Ft. Myers (RSW) 1hr. 30min., Tampa (TPA) 2 hrs, Miami (MIA) 3 hrs.

Keywords: Beach Home - Duplex

More Details

Owner
Molly Thompson
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 7, 2017

About Molly Thompson

This photo was taken in Dec.2011, when our family gathered at Boca Grande to celebrate my mother's 90th birthday. We have all enjoyed our visits to the island over the years. Mike and I live in FL, about 11/2 hrs. away, and are very 'hands on' making sure that everything is clean and in good order for our guests.

Molly Thompson purchased this house in 1986

Why Molly Thompson chose Boca Grande

Our family is very fortunate that my parents, who have vacationed in Boca Grande since the 1970's, had the foresight to purchase this property. It has been a wonderful place for our family to gather and enjoy over the years. We all feel a special attachment to Boca Grande.

What makes this house unique

The house is casual and comfortable. It is in a terrific location on a large corner lot, directly across the road from the beach and an easy walk to town. Most of our guests choose to return year after year and consider it their 'home away from home'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a fabulous vacation location. The home was very nicely decorated, new kitchen appliance, freshly painted, and very clean. The large back porch allowed our family to spend great times together. Would highly recommend.
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Golden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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:
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom was completely remodeled in 2016.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom was completely remodeled in 2016.
  • Towels, bar soap and hair dryer are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has a ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Ceiling Fans in every room. I can provide the name of a reliable airport transportation service.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Boca Grande Beach House - Great Price! Great Location!
average rating of 4.919355 based on 84 reviews
5

I'd give 6 stars if I could

  • 5 of 5

The BGBH is my annual destination for a reason. It starts with Molly making the rental process so easy, seamless! Not to mention the home is spotless upon arrival. BGBH is in a PRIME location on the island, I've stayed at 4 other spots over the years and this is hands-down the best. It's a short walk(5 min) or cart ride(1 min) to town. No matter your preferences, BGBH caters to all. If you like to lounge on the beach, it's across the street(awesome beach chairs provided). If you like to fish, it's world class fishing including tarpon (3min cart ride/10min walk to marina). If you want to ride a bike or go for a run, the path is right in front of the house. If a Farmer's market is your thing, it's on your street. We do some fishing while in BG and cook right there at the BGBH. All utensils/amenities provided including a grill.....too easy! If you want a clean place(newly updated bathrooms) with an awesome location, look no further. I just returned home from BG and have already requested to stay again in 2018. Enough said. Thanks again to Molly and Mike for everything, top notch!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place on Boca Grande

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly wonderful week on Boca Grande! Great location across from the beach. Short walk or golf cart ride to town. House has everything you need for a great vacation. Thanks Molly, Mike and family for sharing your amazing place!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northeast Harbor, ME
5

Perfect Boca Grande Rental

  • 5 of 5

We discovered the Beach House 5 years ago and have never looked back. The location is perfect (across from beach, easy walk to town, tennis courts and farmer's market on OUR street), the size is perfect (2 bedrooms, a LARGE screened porch and a comfortably sized living room for a relaxing evening or a gathering), the cleanliness is notable (always spotless when we show up- very important to me), and the maintenance and upgrades are equally noteworthy (new kitchen and bathroom- well designed and well equipped). We couldn't be happier with the Beach House and we return every year for that reason.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Feels like home in Boca Grande

  • 5 of 5

This was my 3rd stay at the Beach House. I love spending a few days in Boca Grande and the Beach House is perfectly located across from the beach and within walking distance of both the village and the lighthouse. The owners are constantly updating the unit which now has a remodeled bathroom in addition to a very nice, very well equipped kitchen. Having the washer and dryer means I can pack less which I appreciate and having Wi-Fi is always helpful. I can't imagine staying any where else in Boca Grande.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truckee, CA
5

Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at the Boca Grande Beach House. The house is great with comfortable beds, a well-equipped kitchen, and we loved the screened porch. The location was excellent as it was right across from the beach and an easy walk into town. It was perfect for our kids because of the proximity to the beach. Our family had a wonderful week and hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pennsylvania
5

Another great vacation at the Boca Grande Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying on the North side of the Boca Grande Beach House and once again, it was terrific! Molly is very accommodating and the house is really comfortable. And you can't beat the location: across the street from the beach and within an easy walk to downtown. The house is spotless, has all necessary amenities, has a big kitchen and a lovely bath (newly remodeled). And I love having the screened porch where I had my coffee every morning. The new washer and dryer were also great to have - really, with that you don't need to pack for a week! I will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Ft. Myers or Sarasota
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Gasparilla Inn and Resort
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Hwy 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Several in town
Car: not necessary

Our house is directly across the road from a beautiful 7 mile beach and within walking distance of the village of Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island. There are no stop lights, high rises or fast food chains. You will experience peace and quite, breathtaking sunsets, unspoiled nature, unique shopping and casual and fine dining.

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Rates & Availability

Golden Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Nov 19 2016 - Jul 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
$1,650
$5,610
 
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
Flat fee
 
 
July 4
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
Flat fee
 
 
Low Season
Jul 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
$1,210
$4,115
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$235
$1,650
$5,610
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

This property is a duplex, please email for clarification on rates.
There is a 1 month minimum for Feb. and March.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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