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Beachfront Condo In Highly-Sought After "Aldea Mar" On Venice Island

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom, Two Bath Newly Renovated Condominium Steps From The Beach

This beachfront condo is designed for comfort! The master bedroom has a brand new king-sized bed and Smart TV by Samsung. The second bedroom has twin Murphy beds and can double as an office. (Kids love the Murphy beds!) The living room has a brand new Rowe Sectional Queen sleeper sofa. The newly renovated kitchen has granite counter tops and GE Profile Appliances. The lanai boasts a breakfast table and outdoor entertaining space.


Owner
Alexandra Marks
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About Alexandra Marks

We discovered Venice by chance - some friends from Italy brought us here and it was love-at-first-visit! I'm a writer and Martin is an entrepreneur. We live in New York and lead pretty hectic lives. When we take a break, we need to really relax. Here we bike, read, swim, eat and watch splendid sunsets. It's a perfect retreat.

Alexandra Marks purchased this condo in 2015

Why Alexandra Marks chose Venice

This was the first place we looked at in Venice and decided it was just right. It's on the beach, but set back. For a condominium it's also surprisingly private. The beach has just been rejuvenated and is wide and white and the water is emerald green and warm. It's perfect for swimming. Aldea Mar also has a pool, a putting green and shuffleboard. There is golf down the road and splendid beaches all around. Downtown Venice is a walk away and full of great local shops, restaurants and homemade ice cream parlors. There's also a Public supermarket just a mile away. You never need to leave the Island!

What makes this condo unique

We've always wanted a little place on the water. At Aldea Mar, we can sit on our deck and watch the most splendid sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico, read while listening to the gentle waves and wind clacking through the palms, and watch pelicans feed and other birds soar just overhead. We hope you'll love it, too!

Amenities

Golden Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Newly renovated in tile.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Also, newly renovated with tile.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , This bedroom doubles as an office. It has two Murphy beds.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Livingroom sofa opens to a queen-sized bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Condo In Highly-Sought After "Aldea Mar" On Venice Island
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Great Venice Florida vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a great condo in the perfect location to enjoy the beach and the lovely town of Venice. The condo is well appointed with anything you would need for your stay. Easy walk into downtown Venice or to nearby Publix for supplies. Alex was available if needed anytime. This condo community was a very friendly mix of young and senior residents all enjoying the great weather, the pool and location. This condo was the envy of all the guests. Don't pass this one up.

Also/thanks for the bottle of Prosecco upon our arrival. Great way to start the vacation off.

Thanks for sharing your place.

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

Perfect Beach Front location in Venice

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at Aldea Mar and highly recommend the condo. Alex was very helpful and a great communicator when we were booking the condo.

The condo is in a perfect location, facing the ocean, right by the sand dunes and beach. Literally 2 minutes to the typical Venice wilderness beach, where 10 people is a crowd. Perfect for enjoying sunsets, fishing and wildlife spotting. The condo is very well furnished and just like the pictures on the web site. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived, and the local representative, Judy, made us welcome and showed us around.

The condo complex is very well maintained and the other residents were very friendly and welcoming, with lots of suggestions for interesting things to do, see and where to eat etc.

The pool is heated to a very comfortable temperature and a nice complement to the beach. The pool is also large, so never felt over loaded.

Venice, itself, retains its quaint charm, with loads to see and do, and with lots of parks and Sarasota so close by, a great vacation location.

We will be back soon, I hope.

John & Rose

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! You were ideal guests and we do hope you come back again soon as well!! And also, thank you so much for your thoughtful gifts! We'll take good care of them for your return! All of the best, Alex.
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5

PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our vacation at Aldea Mar. We loved the condominium, very tastefully decorated and comfortable. The beach was our front yard, what a great way to wake up each morning. The sunsets were beautiful each night totally different. The pool was perfect. Parks and trails easily accessible by bike or car. Venice is such a quaint town, a step back in time. Thank you for sharing with us.

Bill and Lois

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves. That is exactly what Aldea Mar is for! I also want to thank you again for your understanding and patience with the initial confusion about directions and the actual address. You were wonderfully understanding and I greatly appreciate it! I was also sorry to hear about your loss. Lots of prayers all around! Hope to see you all again soon! All of the very best, Alex.
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Great

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great! Alex was amazing, house unbelievable, ocean and pool almost private, it was no people there, thanks a lot

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing quality

  • 4 of 5

This condo was just amazing! The high quality oozed from the high thread count linens to the Williams and Sonoma kitchen. Huge Tvs in the family and master were so nice. We loved the Murphy bed/office combo which allowed a perfect playroom by day and bed for the kids at night. The only drawback was the view was blocked by the dunes, which I expected as I have visited Venice many times and was aware of the dunes, but everything else was magical. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at your condo!! The unit is fully equipped with anything we needed. It couldn't be a more perfect spot right on the beach. The pool and amenities were great and the sunsets incredible right from our family room!! Looking forward to returning next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much!! You were wonderful guests and I'm so very glad you enjoyed the place as much as we do!
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Map

Legacy Bike Trail
Venice Beach (Florida)
Caspersen Beach
Sharky's On The Pier
"Fun, but often crowded. Great for a sunset The food is also only OK. But right next door..."
Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern
"A local favorite!"
Venice Fishing Pier
Venice Beachfront Community Aldea Mar, Beaches, Shopping, and Dining
Venice Main Street
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.1 Miles
Downtown Venice
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Lake Venice Golf Club
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rte 41
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Many within walking distance
Nearest Beach
Golden Beach
Car: recommended

Venice is one of Florida’s elegant older cities, rich in Mediterranean architecture with a palm tree-lined downtown full of locally owned ships. Small and friendly, the city also boasts miles and miles of beautiful sandy beaches right Gulf of Mexico as well as direct access to the Legacy Trail on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Venice beaches are famous for their fossilized shark's teeth. In addition to Golden Beach, which is steps from our door, there are 4 others less than 10 car minutes away. They include Casperson Beach, Brohard Paw Park (where doggies are welcome!), Venice Beach, and South Venice Beach, a seven mile long gem which can only be reached by ferry. The best thing about our beaches, though, is that even during high season, they are never crowded!

Golfers come from around the world to our award-winning golf courses. Lake Venice Golf Course is just a mile from the house. Other courses include Bird Bay Executive Golf Club, Capri Isles Golf Club, and Waterford Golf Club.

The Shamrock Park & Nature Center is free and is located on the southernmost end of the Venetian Waterway Park Trail (aka Venice Bike Trail). It’s on the mainland side of Venice. The park includes a nature museum, picnic pavilions, playground area, tennis and basketball courts, restrooms, coldwater drinking fountains, and nature trails.

Downtown Venice is lined with wonderful small shops, very good restaurants and two home-made ice cream parlors.

Venice is central to countless other Florida attractions.

-Have fun at Busch Gardens in Tampa or at Disney World in Orlando

-Take a trip to the Ringling Museum in Sarasota or the Salvador Dali Museum in St.Petersburg

-Explore the Everglades in the South

-Go shopping in the Designer Ellenton Premium Outlet

All is within easy driving distance!

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Rates & Availability

Golden Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
December 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Jan, Feb, March 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

There is a $100 cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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