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Tracy December

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

'Incommunicado'...Whispering Pines ~A~ Hammock, a Cool Drink

7 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Florida South Central Gulf Coast Villa Rental Photos and Description

Stilt House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Come on down, grab a cool drink and nestle yourself into our hammock under the whispering Florida pines. Watch the sunrise from our secluded dock and the sunset from the pristine beach every day. Relax you’re in 'Old Florida' now.

This is a true island surrounded by the beautiful blue/green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Located in Colony Don Pedro, deserted, white sandy beaches on the west side and intercoastal, backwaters on the east side. Put your car on the private ferry over to the island and feel the stress leave your body.

No traffic here. The only sounds you will hear are the fish jumping in the lagoon or the waves crashing the beach. Most days, Stan, our resident turtle will wake you as he passes by for a few green beans or a few chomps on our hibiscus flowers.

Just 200 feet from your front door you can head south down the uninhabited beach, pass through the state park, about three miles and you are at the tip of Little Gasparilla Island. From that point south you are looking at Boca Grande. Head north up the beach about the same distance and visit the Palm Island Resort. Either direction you go the seashells and sharks teeth are under your feet. Watch for tarpon rolling, dolphins cruising, manatees, and loggerhead turtles bobbing their heads as you walk. Remember to take a dip in our gulf side private pool after your relaxing stroll.

Relax out back on the dock with your fishing pole. The snook, redfish, and trout are always there waiting to challenge you. Watch your bait, Jimmy the Egret will sneak up behind you and steal your fish food. Bring your boat and venture out into the fertile back country waters for giant snook, redfish, and tarpon. Or head down to Boca Grande or Stump Pass for world class Florida fishing.

So if you blew out your flip-flop, or stepped on a pop-top, relax you’re in paradise!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Tracy December (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Tracy December

We love the blue/green waters and the snow white uninhabited beach. It is a quiet and relaxing place with no traffic, cool breezes. Our family loves the water and the activities that accompany a place like this.

Tracy December purchased this villa in 2002

Why Tracy December chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We love the relaxed feeling you get when the ferry leaves the mainland and reaches the island. The tree shaded sandy roads, dogs riding on golf carts, the wildlife, and fishing.

What makes this villa unique

It is all unique. The hammock that hangs on our patio, the outdoor shower, the beach across the road, the cool breezes on our patio, the quiet setting while sitting out back on our dock.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cozy and clean house, great surroundings and amenities. The beach, kayaks, sharks teeth, shelling, fishing from the dock. The Armadillo cruising through the yard many times. The pool was great, get a golf cart to cruise the island. Jim Hick's Golf Carts, great service.....



Try the Rum Bay Restaurant and Coconuts Ice Cream shop.
May 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

'Incommunicado'...Whispering Pines ~A~ Hammock, a Cool Drink
average rating of 5.0 based on 46 reviews
5

BEST VACATION EVER

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to celebrate my husband's milestone birthday. Our two boys (10 and 15) loved every minute. The home is simply perfect. Tracy has thought of everything. We felt as though it was "our beach house" for a week. We say gopher turtles, manatee, dolphins and found over 600 shark teeth. We plan on returning every other year. It was a memory vacation - - one we will treasure forever. Thank you Tracy!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Feeling grateful

  • 5 of 5

Tracy,

Thank you so much for offering your beautiful place for rental. We enjoyed absolutely every aspect of our vacation here.your property is lovely (we thought one of the best here) the kayaks were well used by all of us. We couldn't ask for more. Thanks again. We all felt grateful here.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I absolutly love this property!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been staying at this house for almost around 8 years straight for every spring break.The porch is great if you want to have dinner outside and if not too many mosquitos you can eat downstairs. I would definitely recommend a golf cart if you want to explore island. Fishing is amazing and the kayaks are very useful. The area since we have gone has been very safe, and no unusual activity. I recommend this rental property all the way!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Illinois
5

"Loved our stay."

  • 5 of 5

This Villa is so welcoming. The owners are accommodating and conscientious. What a relaxing place to visit. We enjoyed walks at the beach, a nap in the hammock, shower in the outdoor shower (enjoyed the rain shower head) and dinner on the screened porch. What a perfect day. Then wake up and do it again. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huddleston, VA
5

Relaxing, Peaceful, and Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third visit at Incommunicado. And each stay has been top notch. First you have the island - shelling, kayaking, beautiful beach, swimming, tennis, pool access, birds to watch, breezes - this is truly a place to go to and unwind. But the icing on the cake is Incommunicado. The owners have thought of everything - there are kayaks you can use, tennis rackets, beach towels, a wagon for taking your stuff to the beach, chairs for the beach, board games, plenty of movies to watch and books to read. If you are traveling from far away, it is really nice not to have to pack the extra items. The home is immaculate and each year, there has been something that has been upgraded. The landscaping around the home gives you a feeling of privacy. One of my favorite spots is the hammock - there is always a breeze and I spent hours there reading and napping. There is a grill, a picnic table, a laundry room, an enclosed outdoor shower, and a table/bench that you can sort your seashells out on after you bring them back from the beach. There is a screened in porch on the back of the house that you can enjoy mealtime, game time, or just quiet time with a cup of coffee as you listen to the sounds of nature around you. And if you don't want to be completely away from civilization, there is high speed internet and satellite tv. And the price for all of this is exceedingly reasonable! Tracy thinks of everything to make you stay pleasurable. We can't wait to go back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I enjoyed watching the na...

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed watching the native wildlife. The birds and gopher tortoises were entertaining. We took long walks and explored the island in golf carts. The unit was very comfortable and my family had an enjoyable vacation. Everyone on the island was very friendly and helpful. I look forward to return trips with my family.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2004
  • Stayed: Aug 2004
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Don Pedro Island Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter/Spring 2016
Feb 16 2016 - Apr 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Winter/Spring 2017
Dec 17 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Round Trip Ferry Pass $37
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Amenities

Florida South Central Gulf Coast Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in guestroom, Sleep Sofa (1) queen pullout
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 Bedroom, Master - King Bed, Guest - 2 Twins, Queen Pull-out Sofa in Living Room, Internet, Screened Patio, Large Covered Deck with Porch Swing, Hammock & Picnic Table, great selection of videos, DVD's and board games, Fully Stocked Kitchen, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing Board, beach chairs and boogie boards, Tennis Courts, Preferred Mode of Transportation is the Golf Cart & Rentals Are Available on the Island

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