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On Intracoastal Waterway Nestled in Tropical Setting W/ Amenities.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

Great Room w/ Murphy Bed (Queen)Bath w/ separate dressing room

We provide a friendly old Florida atmosphere for our guests who tell us they come away refreshed and pleased. Watch the parade of boats on the waterway and the hikers and bikers from your porch. We provide beach equipment too. Rent a bike just around the corner on Tamiami Trail. Bike to Casperson Beach and find prehistoric shark teeth in the sand..

If sunrise is your favorite time, lay in the hammock in the back yard and watch the sun come up over Scenic Lake. View the spectacular sunsets from the front porch.

Take a walk in downtown Venice past boutique and antique shops run by their owners---no large franchises here. You'll also find excellent dining from breakfast through supper. Read our 'Venice Underground' book for recommendations. A favorite after dinner treat is an evening at The Venice Theatre, a consistent national award-winning theater.

Our guest house is approximately 800 square feet laid out in a great room concept on the ground floor. All has been remodeled within the last two years and newly furnished. Garage parking and laundry. Comforts include a bath with Roman shower and tub---wheelchair accessible. LCD TV with FIOS, DVD, and CD and stereo sound. WiFi available too. The drinking water is filtered and the bathing water is conditioned by Aqua Soft.

Keywords: Main Floor, Wheelchair Access, Bike & Hike Trail, Beach, Marina, Bird Preserve, Historic Downtown Venice, Senior Friendship Center, Golf

More Details

McClaren Davies
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About McClaren Davies

Rich & McClaren Davies are long-time residents of Florida. Rich, is a retired NASA engineer and McClaren is an award-winning writer of memoirs, history, and fiction. They enjoy sharing rich historic Florida stories with guests and showing them the best of Florida Paradise---a state of bliss. Come down and and stay with them for a home away from home.

McClaren Davies purchased this apartment in 2005

Why McClaren Davies chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We love the climate and friendly community. Our location is a country setting in town, easy access to sports, entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. Join Elin Larsen on the beach each morning for Yoga. We love our home and our guests do too.

What makes this apartment unique

The breezes, the sky---the massive cloud formations are Florida's mountains. We have cool air in the mornings---even in summer. Then in the afternoon we can get our sunny tans at the beach. There is always something to do, see, or someone to visit with. We love to share all this with our guests.


South Venice Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Roman shower, separate tub, vanity.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen Murphy Bed - 1 murphy bed
    Small room used as dressing room - 1 murphy bed
  • Murphy Bed (1) Queen Serta mattress with high-count thread linens and Ralph Lauren Spread.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Fiber Optics (state-of-the-art television), folding beach chairs and umbrella, shark teeth strainer, beach towels.


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

On Intracoastal Waterway Nestled in Tropical Setting W/ Amenities.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Waterway Breeze is a Very Special Place

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this lovely efficiency for the past two years and have enjoyed every minute! Rich and McClaren are wonderful hosts and have thought of everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. The furnishings are comfortable and lovely with all that is needed for a short or long term stay. And the location is in a quiet part of Venice close to town with easy access to the bike trails for walking or biking. A great advantage. It is short drive to beaches, restaurants, shops, the two wonderful libraries and the many other advantages that this lovely town has to offer. We look forward to our next trip back!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Venice Airport for small prop planes
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Shamrock Park
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Venice Municipal Course 18 hole
Nearest Train
85 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
Bone Fish Grill
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Casperson Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterway Breeze Guest House
Nearest Point of Interest
Senior Friendship Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Yoga with Elin at the Beach
Car: recommended

Senior Friendship Center, one block away, provides physical activities such as dancing and yoga for ages 50 plus Monday through Friday in addition to Bridge and card games, lectures, memoir writing, lunch, and snacks.


Rates & Availability

South Venice Apartment Rental Rates

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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Processing $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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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