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Kate Wheatley

Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Luxurious Remodeled 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Villa

5 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights

Overview

Long Meadow Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Baths Plus Private Pool With River View (sleeps 6)

This luxurious remodelled villa is set in landscaped gardens in a peaceful location with superb views onto the Rotonda River. The villa is located on the spectacular Gulf Coast of Florida in Rotonda West, a prestigious community built on canals and waterways with a fantastic selection of championship golf courses.

It's an ideal location for a peaceful holiday where you can relax knowing a wide selection of sandy beaches, water sports, fishing and shopping are all close by. Some of the best beaches in the world are only a short drive away and in the evening people head there to enjoy the spectacular sunsets.

There are many restaurants within easy reach, which ensures that everyone is catered for. Just to the east of Rotonda is the busy town of Port Charlotte with its shopping mall, food court and restaurants, multi-screen cinema and various other facilities. Designer outlets are situated 45 minutes away at Ellenton and Fort Myers. Slightly further afield Sarasota and the prestigious St Armands Circle provide high class shopping to suit all tastes.

Our villa is fully air-conditioned, newly furnished to a very high standard and can accommodate up to six people in total comfort. The villa is open plan with a beautifully furnished Living Room where you can listen to music on the new Hi Fi complete with IPod docking station. This leads to a bright and spacious Dining Area where six people can comfortably eat together. You can relax and watch TV or a DVD in our large well equipped Family Room which overlooks the pool area. With a 46' SMART TV with cable and surround sound, DVD / Blue Ray player it’s a great place to unwind after a hard day at the beach. The WiFi high speed internet connection also allows you to access the internet anywhere in the villa and pool area and local and long distance telephone calls are free.

Enjoy the master suite, the largest of the three bedrooms, complete with king-size bed, cable TV, phone point and large walk in wardrobe / dressing area. It has a beautiful view onto the pool and river and is tastefully furnished. The adjoining master en-suite, with his and her vanity units and large walk in shower, giving a real feeling of luxury. Also adjoining is a separate bathroom which gives access to the pool area.

The second double bedroom is a bright spacious room with queen-size bed, cable TV, phone point and fitted wardrobes. The third bedroom is ideal for kids or adults alike and is a comfortable twin room complete with cable TV and walk in wardrobe. These bedrooms share the large family bathroom which has a vanity unit, tub and shower.

If you decide you'd like to eat at home the open plan kitchen has a full size ceramic hob and oven, microwave, large side by side fridge and freezer with drinks maker, new granite counters and breakfast bar and is well equipped with everything you'll need. There’s also a separate laundry room with iron and ironing board, sink and large washing machine and dryer to make light of any laundry that you want to do.

Relax and chill out beside our large private pool (30' X 13'). It’s single depth (4’6”) and is ideal for swimming and water sports and also for those learning to swim. There’s a great view over the Rotonda River from the superb pool deck and patio area which has ample room for everyone to relax and sunbathe in comfort and privacy. From here you’ll be entertained by local birds and wildlife.

Our villa has all you need to enjoy outdoor living including a large table and chairs to seat six people, a large gas barbeque, sun loungers and pool shower. To make your days on the beach more enjoyable we've provided you with a selection of folding chairs, cool boxes and beach towels.

Rates are inclusive of electricity, water, cable TV, wifi internet access, free local and US/Canada telephone calls.

Our management company will ensure that you are well looked after and have a trouble free vacation and are available 24/7 to provide any help and advice that you may need.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kate Wheatley (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

Luxurious Remodeled 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Our second year at the Villa

  • 5 of 5

This was our second vacation at the Villa. We were able to book 6 weeks this year. Our experience was the same as our first. Exceptionally clean , comfortable and all the comforts of home and more. The house is located on one of the best streets in Rotonda , Boundary Blvd. You are also located close to the main street's exiting Rotonda which makes it easier and faster to Mc Call Rd and most of the shopping and super markets. Your a short drive to many of the area's beaches and restaurants and what you will find is not allot of chain restaurants but locally owned and each having their distinct menu and identity. We love Farlows on the Water. Also Boca Grande is our favorite beach. White sand and plenty of room to park your chairs and umbrella 's. The most important thing for us is the customer friendliness of the owners Kate & Ken . They always respond in a timely manner to any problem or concern and have made each visit for us a great experience. If you love a quiet , relaxing and lay back vacation , you'll love this Villa and the Rotonda area.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed staying in our home in Rotonda and would be glad to welcome you back any time. Best regards Kate
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5

Excellent Villa, No Complaints!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed at this villa for three weeks, and we loved every second of it!

Very nicely decorated, with all modern facilities we required. The WiFi worked excellently for our requirements (skype, researching activities, booking accommodation). The villa was in a very cleanly state upon our arrival. We were aware that a management company must have paid visits to tend to the garden on the property, but they at no point disturbed our stay.

The beds and sofa were so comfortable, we would have brought them home with us if we could!

The location was excellent. In nice quiet area which meant relaxing by the pool with no disturbances. Local stores and eateries are only a 5 minute drive away. For travels further afield we found this to be an excellent base to start from. 2-3 hour drive from the main theme parks, 3 hours to Miami, a 6 hour drive back from Key West. All easily done in a day and close enough to the main highways that they were no problem to navigate.

We will definitely be booking another stay again….. and bringing a bag big enough to squeeze those sofas into!!! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tastefully decorated , comfortable and customer friendly

  • 5 of 5

We have rented in the Rotonda West area for the last 7 years and this was our most pleasant home and visit. The Villa was tastefully decorated and white glove clean. The outside is well maintained and landscaped with an outstanding curb appeal. The pool was always inviting with temps that allowed for swimming at all hours of the night , although at our age that's not that late. lol. The most pleasant experience was the attention to the customer both with the owner Kate and the property managers Place in the Sun. Any problem we had was addressed immediately . Because of this experience , we are returning next year and extending our vacation to 6 weeks.

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

Scenic Facility for Enjoying Golf, Beaches, Nature and Pool Time

  • 5 of 5

Of all of our rentals over the past 4 years, this one was the best. It is a spacious, well-decorated home with all the conveniences as advertised. Although the dining room table was nice, we ate most of our meals on the lanai by the pool. At breakfast we were joined by singing birds and a wading heron fishing along the banks of the river. At lunch the geckos were climbing on the outside of the screened in enclosure, as they did when we swam or floated in the marvelous pool, always a comfortable 90 degrees. And at supper the setting sun lit up the sky with brilliant colors. We did see a gator floating down the lazy river 3 different times, but never closer. The master bedroom was very comfortable with a convenient walk in shower and dual sinks. The TV room provided evening entertainment and relaxing sitting in the reclining couches. Golf at the local courses was fun and affordable. Nearby beaches were easy to get to without a ton of traffic and we especially loved the beaches on Gasparilla Island and hiking through Stump Pass State Park on Manasota Island. The area is quiet and peaceful with ocean breezes soothing the heat of the sun. Sunsets are spectacular whether from a beach or the deck of one of many restaurants in the area with fantastic seafood. The owners and management company kept the rental process friendly and helped with information on things to see and do. We enjoyed our 5 week stay immensely at this location.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for giving our home such a great review. Assisted by our 24/7 management company we work hard to keep the property to a good standard so our guests can enjoy a pleasant, relaxing, problem free vacation. Having the chance to see the birds and wildlife that live along the river is also a big bonus.
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5

perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this large, updated pool home for 10 weeks this past winter. We highly recommend this home to any family combination. My wife and I were alone but two of our grown children and our brother-in-law visited. Good location, wonderful king size bed and most important...Very clean. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Five championship golf courses within 5 miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Englewood
Car: necessary

Rotonda West is a prestigious residential area built on canals and waterways with a fantastic selection of superb golf courses and a wide selection of birds and wildlife right on the doorstep.

Port Charlotte is the nearest town with its large shopping mall, varied selection of restaurants and multi-screen cinema. Just across the bay from Port Charlotte is picturesque Punta Gorda where you can walk along the sea front and visit the Fisherman’s Village which sells everything from fine art, to jewellery and fashion items and you can eat in the open air restaurants and bars overlooking the sea.

Nearby Englewood beach is 10 minutes away and is a favourite spot for families with picnic and BBQ facilities, ample parking, restrooms, shaded tables and benches where you can take a picnic. There are also restaurants and bars with a view of the sea selling local sea food and a general store / gift shop just across the road to buy anything you need for a day at the beach. Historic Venice is 20 minutes away with its selection of tasteful shops and restaurants and Venice beach is popular location with its two piers which allow you relax and stroll out to watch the sunset.

This part of the Gulf Coast is great for fishing, boat trips, diving and water sports or you can just relax on the beach. You can charter a boat or jet ski or you can take a cruise and enjoy watching the dolphins at play.

There are a great selection of fantastic sandy beaches including historic Boca Grande Island, Gasparilla Island, Stump Pass, Manasota Beach and Blind Pass. All of the beaches are excellent for swimming, walking and shell collecting and most have great picnic areas with BBQs, rest rooms and showers.

A little further a field are many places of interest with Naples and Fort Myers to the south and Sarasota, St Petersburg and Tampa to the north. There are two designer outlets 45 minutes away at Ellenton and Fort Myers. Sarasota has a fabulous water front and marina and you can relax with a visit to the beautiful and peaceful Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. If its shopping you’re looking for then there’s the Westfield Mall and downtown Sarasota or you can cross the bay to St Armand’s Circle an with its exclusive shops and dining. The busy beach resorts of St Petersburg and Clearwater are only 90 minutes away as is the Busch Gardens Water Park and International Plaza Shopping Centre at Tampa.

If you want to take a trip to Orlando there's Disney, Universal Studios, MGM and many other attractions for all the family or if you prefer getting close to nature you can visit the famous Everglades.

Rotonda is within easy reach of the following airports: • Tampa - 1.5 hours • Miami - 3 - 3.5 hours • Orlando - 2.5 - 3 hours • Fort Myers - 45 minutes • Sarasota - 45 minutes

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Rates & Availability

Long Meadow Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
14 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
High Season 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 29 2017
28 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee per stay $135
Tax Rate 12.0%

Optional electric pool heating at $50.00 per week.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

All rates are subject to a 12% Sales and Tourist tax.

A deposit of 10% confirms booking and balance to be paid 60 days before arrival

$300 refundable security deposit required to be paid with balance of payment

All rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

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Amenities

Long Meadow Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Family Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Ensuite - toilet , shower , Complete with twin vanities
    Pool Bathroom - toilet
    Outdoor pool shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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