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Lovely View! Ground-Floor 1-2 BR/2 BA

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 90 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Den (converts to 2nd bedroom), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

You'll love this redecorated Floridian style condo in Bird Bay Village, Venice, FL, especially suited for retired couples or individuals. Lanai overlooks beautiful mature trees with Spanish moss and the 3-par golf course is beyond. No steps to climb -- on the ground floor -- and no one above -- with a cathedral ceiling living room/dining room. This quiet and restful retreat has a front patio, a car port and an extra parking spot for guests.

The condo has a large airy master bedroom with king bed and private bath. The den off of the living room converts into a second bedroom by closing a folding door which also then has a private bath. However, when you don't need the second bedroom, you have an extra large living room/den space. Matching queen-size sleeper sofas in the living room and den make ample room for extra guests. The condo is fully furnished, including tennis rackets, two sets of golf clubs and pool and beach accessories.

Bird Bay Village is known for its many amenities -- three heated pools, 18 hole par 3 golf course, club house with a busy schedule of varied activities, shuffle board, tennis courts, and is next to the new Legacy Trail walking/biking trail.

Charming, historic downtown Venice, only five minutes away, has unique resort-wear and specialty shops, delicious and one-of-a-kind restaurants. Lovely gulf beaches are known for shelling and fossilized sharks teeth. Sarasota is only 20 minutes to the north, with a larger urban flair.

Enjoy our piece of Floridian paradise!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Jack and Sonja Meyer
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Jack and Sonja Meyer

Our family lives in the Chicago area and come down to Venice as often as we can. We enjoy the relaxed, un-crowded and friendly atmosphere of Bird Bay Village very much, as did Jack's parents before us. We've often commented that Venice reminds us of what Hemmingway's Florida would be like. When we want to do something, though, Bird Bay, Venice and the surrounding area offers a lot to do. We hope you will enjoy a piece of our Floridian paradise.

Jack and Sonja Meyer purchased this condo in 2003

Why Jack and Sonja Meyer chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We love the Gulf beaches, the shelling and finding fossilized shark's teeth on the beach.

What makes this condo unique

It is a lovely tranquil setting, and only a few steps away from the heated pool, golf course, tennis courts, shuffle board court and community center.


Venice Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleep sofa.
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Additional queen sleep sofa is in the den.
  • King size bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) - one in the den and one in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Lovely View! Ground-Floor 1-2 BR/2 BA
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Exceptional Condo

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we've written a review although we've rented condos and exchanged timeshares for many years. We love the Venice area and were delighted to find this condo in Bird Bay. Rather than a narrative, let me list the features we enjoyed: lovely furnishings and linens, ample closet space, well equipped kitchen, beautiful view of the golf course from the lanai, easy access to a printer, close to the pool and exercise room, and a handy list of local restaurants & stores. We brought a bicycle and scuba equipment and we found lots of storage in the shed. It is unfortunately unavailable for rental next year or we would have sent a deposit immediately. Our contacts with the owner, Sonia and Jack were very pleasant. We will try to rent this condo again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope to have you again in the future! Sonja and Jack Meyer
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United Kingdom

5 Star accomodation

  • 5 of 5

Having come from the UK, we stayed for a month at this wonderfully comfortable condo. It was a great position for all the amenities that Venice has to offer, and best of all so well equipped with everything one could possibly want, even down to lightweight deck chairs that we regularly took to the beach, we really didn't want for anything. Lovely friendly neighbours too! Would not hesitate to recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this condo was everything we wanted. The owner provided all the amenities we needed and more within the condo for a comfortable, easy stay. The condo community with 2 pools, a gym, library, tennis courts and nature trail helped us to stay active and to relax in the sun without having to venture more than a few minutes away. Close proximity to Venice and several beaches provided more sun and fun. When we wanted to explore more the condo was a great starting point for a short drive up the coast. Very highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warren, MA

The Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

My parents have rented in Venice for many years. This condo, by far, is the most glorious vacation rental they have ever experienced. It was even nicer than the pictures and meticulously clean. I picked out this rental for my parents and visited 3 times. My dad is unable to walk far so it was important to choose a rental that has a relaxing view with comfortable chairs and a large flat screen TV. This condo has it all. The kitchen is perfect and easy to work in for my mom. The master suite has a very, very comfortable king size bed. My dad also has a bad back so this was wonderful for him. The best part of the condo is the view. It has beautiful foliage, ornate birds and a golf course to look at. It is very quiet and my parents have made life-long friends with the neighbors. The decor is English country with beautiful yellows and blues. The condo has a pool nearby but my favorite part was all the areas for walking. There is a boardwalk nearby that is very private and borders a meadow filled with birds. We had never used VRBO before but everything worked out perfectly and my parents are already counting down the day before they head back to this condo. The owner is very sweet and accommodating. Believe me, you will be exceptionally pleased with this choice and I would recommend this condo to all my relatives and friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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