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3-bed villa on the water in a sunny spot with x-large pool, inc. PC and Wi-fi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,157 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms to sleep 6

Sandpiper is a wonderful home decorated in soft pastel colours and is tiled throughout the main living area. Sandpiper enjoys plenty of sun with a south rear aspect looking over the Rotonda River which is the widest inland waterway on Rotonda.

Please view the photos of Sandpiper and the surrounding area. We are also on Facebook, where you can find even more photos, as well as news and updates. Find us using the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/SandpiperVillaRentalFlorida/?ref=page_internal

Designed for maximum comfort and a laid-back style, Sandpiper is a popular repeat rental. Our home has been professionally furnished and is light and bright with many charming touches. There is a formal living/dining area and a separate family room with flat screen TV & DVD player (region free).

The master bedroom has a super king bed and TV, opens out onto the pool deck. The master bath has a separate shower and bath, as well as his and hers vanity units.

Bedroom 2 has a queen bed and sliding doors out on to the pool deck. Bedroom 3 has two single beds, with the option of a kid size bed when pushed together and made up with a mattress topper. Both bedrooms share the second bathroom, which has access through to the pool deck.

The kitchen has a large oven and fridge/freezer, complete with water and ice dispenser. There is also an informal kitchen dining table, as well as a bar which seats 4.

There is a longer than average pool so that we can swim laps when staying at Sandpiper and there is very comfortable pool furniture. A number of pool toys can be found in the double garage.

The golf on Rotonda is excellent with 6 courses, 5 of which form the Rotonda Golf & Country Club. These 5 courses are immaculate and easy to access. Our property management company can provide you with more information and phone numbers for the courses available at the house. We also provide 3 sets of golf clubs, one ladies RH and two mens (RH & LH) for our guests to use during their stay.

There is fantastic fishing here. You can fish from the canals at the bottom of the garden. You can fish from piers and the beaches. You can take a boat which takes groups of anglers out to sea, or hire a guided flats boat and head backwater into the mangrove swamps to catch the famous Redfish, Snook, Sheeps Head, Ladyfish and Spotted Trout. Fishing varies by season so please ask for more information.

For game fish, from mid-April to mid-July you can enjoy the amazing Tarpon Fishing, also known as the Silver King. These incredible fish average 100-200lbs and are prolific in this area in season. There is something for everyone!

The Tampa Bay Rays are league winners and have their winter camp at the Charlotte Sports Stadium which is just 12 minutes from the house. From early April to early September, their Minor A leagues have their spring camp there.

More Details

Owner
Gemma Casey
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017

About Gemma Casey

The Casey family comprises Gemma, Aidan and baby Ezra. We have enjoyed coming here for a few years now, courtesy of Aidan's parents who bought the villa in 2011. We are very pleased to have recently taken over management of Sandpiper.

Whilst Gemma is originally from Stoke-on-Trent, both Aidan and Ezra were born in South Wales. We have made our home in Caerphilly, and are lucky to make a trip to Florida usually once a year.

Gemma Casey purchased this house in 2011

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely time, great house, hopefully be back in November!
Jun 2016
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Amenities

Pine Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2157 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Also his and hers vanity units complete with wash basins
  • The master bathroom has a bath, a separate walk-in shower, a his and hers vanity unit and toilet The second bathroom which is also accessible directly from the pool deck has a single vanity unit, toilet and bath with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , There is a cot bed suitable for children up to 4 years old.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be converted to king size with mattress topper
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 3 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There are tennis courts on Rotonda which guests can use and Englewood Tennis Club is nearby. There are usually beach chairs, umbrella and mats but it depends on our previous guests. They are, however, inexpensive to buy locally. We don't have staff, but our management company are excellent. They are not intrusive, but on hand should you need them and very quick to respond to requests from our guests. There is an iPod docking station available for guests' use, as well as a computer and printer, with Wifi.

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3-bed villa on the water in a sunny spot with x-large pool, inc. PC and Wi-fi
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
5

Love it!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, quiet and easy.....

Big pool to float around in

Comfy beds to lay in

Fully loaded kitchen to cook in

And.... bird spotting!!........cardinal, sand hill crane,mockingbird,osprey, snowy egret, anhinga etc etc etc

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hamilton, ON L9G 5C9
5

GREAT STAY AT SANDPIPER VILLA.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in several homes in the beautiful Rotonda West/Cape Haze area and the Sandpiper villa has been the best.

It is very spacious , clean, comfortable and well equipped with everything you need.

The villa is located in a quiet area of Rotonda among beautiful homes, close to parks, tennis courts , golf courses and a short drive to restaurants, stores and great beaches.

The pool is a good size with a great heating system.(never a time when it was too cool for a swim.) The view from the lanai overlooking the canal was lovely with interesting wild life always around.

There are no stores in Rotonda but large grocery and other stores are only 10 minutes away and a large mall at Port Charlotte Town Centre (with Macy's, Sears, JC Penney's, Dillards etc.) is only a 20 minute drive.

The beaches at Englewood, Stump Pass and Manasota Key are lovely, but our favourite was at Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island which was nice and quiet ($6.00 toll to get onto the island, but worth it.) Just park on 17th or 19th street and take a few steps thru the trees, onto the beach and the waters edge.

There are lots of good restaurants nearby, we found the Lock and Key at the Englewood beach roundabout, and Leverocks on Placida road excellent. There is also the Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass Marina on Maryland ave. with good music on a Friday and Saturday night.

The owners Gemma and Aidan were very helpful, and nice people to deal with.

We had an excellent stay at Sandpiper and hope to visit again.

Jim &Jean

Ancaster

Ontario

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Manchester, England
5

Rotonda 2016

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed a nice relaxing stay at the Sandpiper Villa. From the moment we entered the Villa, we knew we had made a good choice. The property was very clean and well equipped. In all fairness, the photos don't do it justice. I'm really missing having my breakfast sat out by the pool looking out at the canal the villa overlooks. The pool is great and on the very hot summer days, it's so relaxing to get in and have swim.

The Villa is ideally located for visiting the glorious beaches, be it Gasparilla Island (Boca Grande) or the beach Englewood. If you want to go a little further up the coast, then Venice is also a good beach.

If you like to shop, then Port Charlotte and North Port are only 10-15 mins away

If you play Golf, then don't look any further than this Villa. The Rotonda area has so many courses to try out, not only that Jill (the owner) will advise on which courses are best.

From our experience, we can only say that Jill was really easy to contact, the management company that look after the property were very accommodating and again easy to contact if need be. I would certainly recommend this Villa, although please avoid the dates we would normally book in July / August, as we are planning our next vacation there already.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection -this is the one !

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, beautifully decorated. Quiet, tropical and modern. Everything is new and up to date. Pool is large and very special, not overlooked. Highly recommended. Owner is cool,and easy to deal with. Excellent !

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Beautiful villa in lovely quiet location

  • 5 of 5

By far one of the best properties we have stayed at in the Rotonda area. A very large villa with a great pool which we used on a daily basis. We had cause to call the maintenance company once during our stay, and they were there within 15 minutes, cracking bunch of guys.Just a few minutes drive from the villa are a number of very good golf courses which we enjoyed playing several times a week. Englewood beach is about 20 minutes drive away and well worth going to as there are all the facilities you need plus a number of good restaurants. One of our favourite restaurants was Farlowes on the water good tropical atmosphere and first class food. I for one will miss my early morning breakfasts on the patio watching the wildlife go by. I would highly recommend this villa to anyone. Well done Jill and thanks for letting us stay there.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your holiday. We too love breakfast on the lanai watching the wildlife go by. It's very reassuring to know our guests are in good hands with the management company.
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Really lovely villa in a very beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Spacious villa overlooking Rotonda River. Very clean and well equipped with everything you need for a great holiday. Although we did not use the pool as often as we would like (weather was a bit cool) it was large and the lanai was well sheltered so sitting there watching the wildlife in the sunshine was a pleasure. The villa is in a great location and the neighbours were very friendly. Rotonda is a secret hideaway (so don't tell too many people) there are so many things to do, we love going there and we will be back and would recommend this villa to anyone wishing to have a great holiday. Thank you Jill hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the villa as much as we do. I really look forward to being back there sitting peacefully outside on the lanai watching the wildlife. We are lucky to have such great (permanent resident) neighbours.
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Map

Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Long Marsh Golf Club
Nearest Beach
11.2 Miles
Englewood beach
Car: necessary

We love this area. It is very relaxing, yet if you are more energetic, there is plenty to do.

There are no less than 6 courses within the Rotonda development. We leave 3 sets of clubs for guests to use (MRH, MLH, LRH).

There are dozens of very good beaches just 10-15 minutes away both south and west of Rotonda. We particularly recommend Boca Grande.

Shopping and restaurants are readily available, and for the energetic you can hire kayaks to enjoy guided trips up the Myakka river. We have 2 bikes suitable for gentle exercise locally. There are several State Parks in the local area and some good horse riding at local stables.

Our home has a comprehensive in-house guide full of ideas of things to do and places to go. Our management company have tourism brochures and are happy to provide a free map of the area on request.

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Rates & Availability

Pine Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Jul - Sep 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$641
 
 
Oct - Dec 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$744
 
 
Jan - Mar 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$827
$3,367
 
 
Apr - Jun 2018
Apr 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$724
$2,949
 
 
Jul - Sep 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$660
$2,689
 
 
Oct - Dec 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$769
$3,132
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$827
$3,367
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $121.81
Damage Deposit $192.33

Cancellations -
Provided the owner receives written notice of cancellation not less than eight weeks before the holiday commencement date, the hirer will not be required to pay the full balance. The deposit amount will be forfeit. All cancellations must be notified in writing at the earliest opportunity.

A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking. Balance is due approximately 6 weeks before rental commencement. Payments are made via Paypal. Please note that a Paypal account is not required to view or pay a Paypal invoice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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