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Becky Blankenship

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Seeing is Believing! Incredible Boca Vista Harbor Waterfront Condo!

21 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Placida Condo Rental Photos and Description

Come, enjoy the finest view and luxurious decor in prestigious Boca Vista Harbor! Feel the sea breeze from the 4th floor screened-in lanai of this beautifully appointed condo, just minutes from historic Boca Grande. Relax as you watch the boats enter and leave the immaculate wet and dry dock marina to stock up on supplies, refuel or dine at the waterfront restaurants with live entertainment. This is truly the Tarpon Capital of the World, as well as a haven for snook, grouper, reds, trout, porpoises and manatees inshore, and big game fishing offshore. This condo is ready to make your vacation dreams come true with beautiful granite countertops in the well-equipped modern kitchen and bathrooms, and hardwood flooring throughout the living areas. Experience the awesome view of Gasparilla Sound from the open concept kitchen, dining and living areas, as well as from the master bedroom. This condo has many limited edition pieces of art on the walls. Enjoy the comfort of the king-sized bed in the master, the queen sized-bed in the guest room, and the convenience of the en suite washer and dryer. This condominium complex offers a beautiful clubhouse with free wi-fi for guests, indoor dining and kitchen facilities, rocking chairs on the expansive porch, a large heated swimming pool and hot tub, covered grilling area, lighted tennis court, and beautiful tropical landscaping. Nearby are white sand beaches, golf courses, kayaking, restaurants, shopping, and the causeway escorting you to the quaint town of Boca Grande. We also have a 3/2 in the same complex. Check with owner for availability. Welcome to your home away from home. Come and enjoy!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Becky Blankenship (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Becky Blankenship

We purchased this incredible condo in 2003 before construction was complete, and were astounded by the waterview from most of the rooms in the unit, and from the large screened-in lanai. We have found this to be the perfect getaway for our family with our busy lives, just to relax or to experience all the awesome activities available in the area. Come, be our guest!!!

Becky Blankenship purchased this condo in 2003

Why Becky Blankenship chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

This condominium is located in beautiful Boca Vista Harbor, a complex of 5 exceptionally well-constructed condo buildings, with a wonderful clubhouse, pool, hot tub, covered grill area, and lighted tennis court, right next to a modern marina with boat and dock rentals available, near restaurants, quaint shops and kayaking. We truly can't imagine a better place to get away!!!

What makes this condo unique

For those who love to fish at any level, or those who would rather just wind down from the hectic pace of life, this is it!!! No loading your boat with all your supplies to go to an island...just pull your car up to the convenient elevator, push the button for the 4th floor and you're there!!! Paradise found!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This condo is exactly as I imagined. Everything was high end. We would stay there again without a doubt and would recommend it. Best part was the view and listening to the boats. Complex is gated. Minimal traffic in area. Friendly neighbors. Very clean condo, fully stocked with bath towels, kitchen items & bedding. Even had washer & dryer with all the supplies. Beds were very comfortable. Lots of beach toys for the kids. We didn't want to leave. Owner kept great communication with us. We spent 1 day at Blind Pass Beach, went onto Boca Grande a few times and even did a nature boat excursion out of Englewood. On our rainy day, we drove to Ft Myers for some shopping & lunch. All you need is sunscreen, food & toiletries.
Apr 2014
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Reviews

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Seeing is Believing! Incredible Boca Vista Harbor Waterfront Condo!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
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5 Stars!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Ever-changing views....Amazing condo....Gracious owner!!! If you long to find a condo to come back to year after year...This Is the One!! This condo is spacious, modern and well appointed with many, many extras. Its luxury is casual....feels like your second home. The screened lanai provides an excellent perch to watch the comings and goings of the marina and the scattered islands. The gated community is beautifully maintained. This vista is old Florida at its finest with many activities so close. The comfort and serenity of this condo is the reason we are lured back each year!! Come and See!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much! We are always so happy to hear that our guests love our condo and the beautiful Boca Grande area as much as we do!! We appreciate your gracious words, and hope you'll be back soon!
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Spectacular View & Lovely Unit

  • 5 of 5

I have been visiting the Boca Grande area for over 10 years. I consider it my home away from home (Ocala, FL). My husband and I trailer our deckboat down a couple of times a year and rent a wetslip at Eldred's. We spend the day on the water and the late afternoons and evenings on the lanai sipping margaritas!

We have rented this unit many times and wouldn't consider renting anywhere else. We LOVE the view and the unit! The interior is very, very nice and updated. Beautiful kitchen with everything you need and modern leather furniture. The beds are super comfortable and the bathrooms are spacious and clean. Floors are wood laminate throughout which lends an upscale ambiance which we love.

The pool and hot tub are lovely and there is an outdoor covered grilling area for your use. There is also a clubhouse with a big-screen TV and tennis court.

I can't say enough good things about this unit and Boca Vista Harbor. I only wish I could afford to buy it!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always, we are so very blessed when our guests so kindly express their delight in staying at our home away from home in the beautiful Boca Grande area, the tarpon fishing capital of the world! We know first hand the "just let the world go away" feeling you get when you sit out on that lanai and watch the boats go by and the dolphins playing in the gulf waters. Pure relaxation. We've tried diligently to make the condo a place that meets all your vacation needs, including the granite counter tops and the real bamboo flooring that is so timelessly enduring. Thank you for your sweet words and for your entrusting your getaways to us over and over. Come back again soon!
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5

WONDERFUL WONDERFUL WONDERFUL!

  • 5 of 5

WONDERFUL. WONDERFUL . WONDERFUL. I Have been staying at BVH for the past 3 years, and this unit in building D is absolutely the best ! !! Because it is so wonderful, I am a repeat renter. Spectacular Views and very clean & up to date. If you love to boat & fish, this property is very convenient as well as it is very nearby the the Marina.

I cannot say enough good things about BVH, this property and the Owners. All WONDERFUL!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! We SO love having you come and are SO very glad you love it so much!!!
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Three weeks at BOCA VISTA HARBOR

  • 5 of 5

Have stayed at BVH many times, and in various buildings. This unit in building D is one of the best so far. We hesitate to praise it and the owners too much, as this very clean option may become way too popular for us to rent the next time. Oh well, and yes, it was great !!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It has been a joy having you two and hope you can return for another relaxing stay to soak in the view from the wonderful lanai! Thank you for choosing our condo. We truly appreciate it!
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Fabulous condo and location

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful condo we have stayed in both condos and they are beautiful, clean and well stocked with everything you need. The owner is so very nice and efficient, and is available for anything you may need or just a simple question. We love staying here, we have a boat and love to fish so it is very convenient. The back screened lanai is wonderful the view is fabulous. We are return renters and plan on coming back many more times we love it here. WE recommend staying here the owners and the condo are fabulous.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Randy and I can't thank you enough for your kind words! We always strive to be sure our wonderful guests have a great place to come for a getaway in the beautiful Boca Grande area. We love for you all to come each time and want you to feel that our condos are your homes away from home! Come back anytime!!!
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Beautiful Location and Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5

Working with the owners was such a pleasure! I booked the condo on short notice for my daughter and her husband and the owners responded to my inquiry immediately and followed through with everything, all arrangements were confirmed quickly. The condo was perfect! Perfect location and perfectly appointed; they were not disappointed by anything but overjoyed at having such a lovely place to stay. Absolutely I would recommend this condo to anyone seeking a little getaway in a beautiful location.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We can't thank you enough for choosing our condo for your daughter and son-in-law's getaway, and for your very kind words! It was truly a pleasure working with you and hope that they will come again, and you for the first time!
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Punta Gorda Charlotte County Airport (PGD)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Waterside Grill
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Palm Island Transit Car Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Gasparilla Inn & Club
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Amherst Depot
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
King's Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Fishery Restaurant
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Gasparilla Island Public Beach
Car: recommended

Experience the historic town of Boca Grande, just minutes away by car or by boat. Shop to your heart's content at nearby mall, and enjoy the many restaurants in the area. So much to do, or just relax by the pool and spa, and do nothing at all.

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Rates & Availability

Placida Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer time rates
Jul 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,000
$3,650
 
 
Winter rates
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
$4,000
 
 
Spring time rates
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Condo cleaning fee $120
Security deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates subject to change until reservation confirmed. Rent/tax/cleaning fee due immediately upon reserving unit as is separate $200 security deposit check which will be returned to renter upon good report of housekeeper after departure from condo. Cancellation policy-security deposit/cleaning fee will be refunded in full. Rent/tax refunded ONLY if & after unit is re-rented for same time period with at least one month notice of cancellation.

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Amenities

Placida Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double sinks for hassle-free living!!!
  • Master bathroom features double sinks with granite countertop, beautiful ceramic tile floor, and huge walk-in closet!! Guest bath also has granite countertop and ceramic tile floor, with bath/shower combo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Comfort awaits you on this king-sized mattress!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Super comfortable bed for your guests!
  • (1) Watch TV or enjoy the incredible view as you relax in the spacious King size bed. (2) Your family or guests can rest in the beautiful sleigh Queen size Bed, with large closet and great artwork.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
If our 2/2 is rented, we also have a beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bath condo unit with great waterview that sleeps 6-7 in the same complex. Ask owner for details .

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