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Waterfront Villa with Heated Pool, Private Dock HDTV WiFi

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Stunning riverside villa with FIOS HDTV, high speed WiFi internet, (bring your own laptop), free phone calls within USA and Canada. private dock, heated pool, lanai and 2100 square feet of air conditioned living area which has been re-modeled to a very high standard with everything that you could need to enjoy a fabulous holiday.

The house is on a waterfront location with no thro-traffic in a quiet private estate standing in an acre of landscaped garden with views over a nature reserve. The salt water creek has boat access from the private dock to the Gulf and its the white sandy beaches. Six golf courses are only a few minutes away.

The cathedral ceilings give the house a light airy feeling. It is fully air conditioned with a well appointed modern kitchen. The large master bedroom with its fabulous en-suite bathroom and tray ceiling has direct access to the pool area and is placed on the opposite side of the house to the other bedrooms, thus giving peace, quiet and privacy.

All bedrooms enjoy large walk in closets, WiFi and HDTV or TV. A Sony music center with iPod docking station and a Tivoli Two HiFi radio are situated in the lounge. The fully screened and heated pool is equipped with a removable child safety fence. The garden is floodlit to allow you to enjoy a beautiful outlook during evening barbecues.

See for more information about everything that Venice has to offer and lots more photos of our piece of paradise.

Fishing and Boating Paradise!

You can enjoy the luxury of fishing and boating from the private dock in your own back garden which gives you access to the deep sea fishing and all other boating pleasures of the Gulf within 15 minutes. The dock has a permit for motor boats with up to 10.8 inches of draft. The community boat ramp is 200 metres from the front door.

Thrill and Bargain Seekers!

For the thrill seeker Busch Gardens, Tampa is less than hour's drive away with the full selection of parks at Orlando (four Disney Parks, Sea World, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, four Water Parks, the opportunity to swim with dolphins, night clubs etc.) just one and a half hours away. The shop-aholics are also well catered for with Designer Outlet Malls less than an hour away and the designer shops at the St Armand's Circle just a 20 minutes drive.


Venice Municipal Airport is less that 10 minutes away, offering rental and instruction possibilities for private pilots. The airport's central position on the Gulf Coast makes this a wonderful base to explore Florida and the Bahamas by small plane with countless airfields to visit, most of which will gladly provide a courtesy car for a couple of hours at no cost!

Biking Fans!

The Gulf Coast has a well developed network of bike paths for cycling enthusiasts. In particular you have direct access to the Legacy Trail (a converted railway line) just round the corner in Laurel Road which then takes you directly to the Oscar Scherer State Park in a few minutes by bicycle.

Golfer's Paradise!

Florida's Gulf Coast is a golfer's dream. Within the greater Sarasota area there are 44 golf courses all beautifully presented with stunning water and sand features. In the immediate Venice area there are six excellent golf courses. These can all be reached within a few minutes, with Calusa Lakes Golf Course only three minutes away.

Please note that that local deed restrictions forbid any recreational vehicles (RVs), boats, trailers, commercial vehicles and vehicles with any form of advertising to be parked outside overnight. If any such vehicle can fit into our standard size garage (which can take two medium sized cars at a squeeze) for overnight parking, then there is no problem.

Payment can be in $, EUR or UK Pounds Sterling.

Arrival after 16:00pm. Departure before 10:00am.

All bookings are processed through our certified & bonded management agent in Venice.

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More Details

Rod and June MCTAGGART
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About Rod and June MCTAGGART

June and I cannot spend as much time in our piece of paradise as we would like so it is available to rent. We are Scottish and speak English and German.

Rod and June MCTAGGART purchased this villa in 2004

Why Rod and June MCTAGGART chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We are hobby pilots and have flown in many parts of the world including most of the USA. When we first visited Venice we fell in love with it and decided to buy a place there.

What makes this villa unique

Venice offers the perfect compromise with fabulous beaches and the relaxed living style of the Gulf Coast while still being in easy reach of the entertainment in Orlando and Tampa and everything they have to offer. Unlike some areas on the Gulf Coast there is easy access to all of your shopping needs but the house is located in its own little piece of paradise as the pictures show!


Nokomis Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master ensuite bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks
    Family bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , With direct access to pool area
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen bedroom - 1 queen , With walk in closet
    Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single , With walk in closet
    Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , With ensuite bathroom + His & Hers walk in closets.
  • King size beds (1) In the Master bedroom with its en-suite batroom and His + Hers walk in closets + HDTV + DVD player + WiFi, Queen size Beds (1) with walk in closet + cable TV + DVD player + WiFi, Twin or Single Beds (2) The third bedroom has two single beds so it is a 'Twin' room with walk in closet + cable TV + DVD player + WiFi, Baby Cribs (1) A baby's high chair, roller and child car seat are also available.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
A Tivoli Two HiFi FM stereo radio (compatible with iPod and other players). A Sony HiFi center with iPod docking station, Radio Tuner and CD player. Two sets of ladies golf clubs, a selection of fishing rods, No pets, no smoking. Please note that that local deed restrictions forbid any RVs, commercial vehicles, trailers, boats, golf carts and vehicles with any form of advertising to be parked outside overnight. If any such vehicle can fit into our standard size garage (which can take two medium sized cars at a squeeze) for overnight parking, then there is no problem. 


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Villa with Heated Pool, Private Dock HDTV WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The villa is set in a quiet neighbourhood and has one of the most picturesque back gardens in Florida. The villa is well equipped and well presented. We used the bikes to cylce the legacy trail and also used the golf clubs for a round at Calusa Lakes golf club. The large pool was also well used to cool us down after a day out.

The area itself has many restaurants and eating places. We particularly like the Crow's nest down in Venice.

Venice itself is a quiet town but you can amble around downtown at night. The gelato shop has really good ice cream!

Sarasota and St Armands Circle are only half an hour away. The Ringling Museum in Sarasota and the Edison h

House at Fort Myers are worth a visit. We also went to Myaka State Park where we went looking for 'Gators on the "worlds largest airboat" We also hired bikes and did a bit of cycling.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you both enjoyed yourselves and that all of our recent improvements were to your liking.
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Relaxing holiday in the sun.

  • 5 of 5

Accommodation was excellent in a quiet neighbourhood .I enjoyed cooking on the BBQ by the pool as well as dining out at the many local restaurants. The pool was secluded allowing for a relaxing morning swim before breakfast as well as an evening dip. Venice is a pleasant town within cycling distance with a great ice cream parlour and interesting shopping. The beach is nearby and lots to do in the surrounding area. Great holiday .

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your kind comments. We look forward to having you back again soon.
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Great relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

An amazingly well maintained and equipped property with good, clear instructions for all equipment. Clean, spacious and a fabulous pool area with dining table and BBQ where we ate most breakfasts and evening meals. A great place to watch the passing wildlife from. The birds and raccoons are amazing.

Lots of cycle tracks about to use the bikes provided and you can cycle to the beach, which is too far to walk to. A huge stretch of sandy beach. We saw turtles, dolphins, manatee and lots of pelicans.

Venice is a lovely little town with a great Ice cream shop, and several nice restaurants and cafes.

The Salvador Dali Art Gallery in St Petersburg is worth a visit. A beautiful building and it's worth paying for the audio guide to understand the pictures better.

We hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear that you had fun in the sun and that you like all of our recent improvements!
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A Place to Return to Again and Again

  • 5 of 5

This home has everything! It is spacious, comfortable, in a quiet neighborhood, and very close to the beach. The back yard is beautiful, and leads down to a fishing dock where the men spent every waking minute when we weren't out sight-seeing or at the beach. Downtown Venice is a great place to stroll, shop, take it easy, and has a very popular bakery! St. Petersburg is not that far away, and if you think you don't like Salvador Dali's work, visit the Art museum. You will be amazed. Much to see and do, or just stay by the pool. We are returning again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! We are pleased that you appreciate all of the upgrades and had fun in the sun! We look forward to welcoming you back again!
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5 0

What a fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place to stay, a true home from home. Thank you Rod and June for letting us share your fantastic home. Lots to do in the surrounding area and suitable for all. We are already trying to book for next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted to know that all of our improvements are to everyones liking! Rod and June
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10 0

Fabulous holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much of letting us use your wonderful home - we had such a great holiday and the bikes, fishing rods and beach gear were all well used and were fab! We did a 1 day kayaking session down at Stump Pass which was beautiful, a day trip to Myaka, day trip to St Petersburg to see the new Dali museum on the waterfront (fab building and great art collection) and numerous jaunts in and around Venice to various beaches. Casey Key Fish House was a favourite restaurant and the margarita on the beach (with the drums) was memorable!

You are very lucky to have such a great holiday home in a very pretty setting. All in all we had a fantastic time - thank you once again.

Philippa and Bruce

  • Submitted: May 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you liked all of the many improvements we have made recently! Keep on checking our own website for further updates! Kind regards Rod and June
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Oscar Scherer State Park
"Cycle here along the Legacy Trail bike track in a few minutes"
Casey Key Fish House
"The very best food in a beautiful waterside setting...... with a great Tiki Bar!"
Sharky's On The Pier
"Good food and a fishing pier (no licence required) right on your doorstep!"
Legacy Bike Trail
"Bike skate or walk all the way from Venice to Sarasota on the converted rail track which has..."
North Jetty Fish Camp
"This is where the local fishing junkies meet up just before dawn for the early bite and to d..."
Venice Municipal Airport
"Rent a plane here and fly down the keys to Key West or up the coast to Cedar Key or jump ove..."
Venice Main Street
"Beautiful Venice Avenue with all the shops and restaurants that you could wish for."
Daiquiri Deck Island of Venice
"The new drinking hole in Venice Avenue."
Bonefish Grill
"This is a very good place to eat! One of our favorites. You must try the Bang Bang Shrimp!"
Nokomis Beach
"This fabulous beach is only five minutes away!"
Casey Key
"Just a few hundred yards along from Nokomis Beach and you can have the whole beach to yourse..."
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Venice Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Venice Main Street
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Calusa Lakes
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Saltwater Restaurant
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Casey Key and Nokomis beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterfront paradise with no thro-traffic
Car: necessary

Shelling and finding Shark's teeth on the beach!!!!


Rates & Availability

Nokomis Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Snow Bird high season 2017
Feb 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
28 night minimum stay
Spring-Summer-Fall 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
Snow Bird low season 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
28 night minimum stay
Snow Birb high season 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
28 night minimum stay
Spring-Summer-Fall 2018
Apr 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
14 night minimum stay
Snow Bird low season 2019
Jan 1 2019 - Jan 31 2019
30 night minimum stay
Snow Bird high season 2019
Feb 1 2019 - Mar 31 2019
28 night minimum stay
Spring-Summer_Fall 2019
Apr 1 2019 - Dec 31 2019
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

End of rental cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Two week minimum booking. Arrive after 16:00pm. Depart before 10.00am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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