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Parkdale Home, 4 bedrooms, Private Heated Pool, HDTV, WiFi, Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 12

Beach or pool? Pool or beach? You’ll never have to choose at Parkdale Venice House. This gorgeous 4-bedroom house on Venice Island boasts a private, heated pool and is just a few minutes’ walk to the golden shore.

Just as close and equally tempting are the intrigues of downtown Venice. A historic town, over a hundred years old, it has lovely architecture and provides plenty to explore.

Solve the headache of planning your large group or family vacation - this massive house sleeps twelve guests and welcomes pets as well. The heart of the house is its large backyard heated pool and surrounding patio. Gardens add a lovely touch of tropical living.

The pool area is fenced for your peace of mind, keeping out both kids and pets when unsupervised. Wireless high-speed Internet is a necessity these days and any iPhone or laptops users will be happy to have it while staying at Parkdale Venice House.

The home’s four bedrooms sleep ten guests in two king beds, a sleeper sofa, and two sets of twin beds. Another sleeper bed accommodates two more. The master suite shows off its new furniture in great natural daylight. A family of four will love having this space as a private home-within-a-home. Its king bed is very comfy and the sleeper sofa is perfect for kids. There’s a private en suite bathroom and lots of storage includes roomy dressers. A large closet in each room allows you to fully unpack and feel at home.

New furniture in the second bedroom is very nice. Guests here have a large king-sized bed and their own en suite bathroom as well. Bedrooms three and four are very flexible as they both have a set of twin beds. Three full-sized bathrooms all feature showers, and one both a bathtub and shower.

Enjoy time together in the living room, where you’ll happily stretch out on the new couch to enjoy any TV or movie you like - both cable and a DVD player are provided. For time outside, there’s both a large patio with ample seating and the screened lanai. This is a living room and patio combined - the best of both worlds!

Keep your cool with central air conditioning and ceiling fans throughout. Should you wish to do laundry, a washer and dryer are found in-suite. This house is fully prepared for beach living. A separate laundry wash basin is ideal for washing off sandy shoes or bathing suits. Heating is available for cooler winter nights.

With a group of this size, you’ll have a ready-made party at any hour and this house easily provides. A fully stocked kitchen includes all appliances, dishwasher and disposal as well. Located on a quiet residential street you’ll feel far removed from a noisy resort, yet are still so close to everything that matters.

Tons of parking in the private driveway means there’s room for everyone if you arrive separately. Past guests have been pleased to fit four cars and a small trailer. Explore the local area on Google Maps: 312 Parkdale Drive, Venice, Florida 34285.

More Details

Property Manager
Venice Florida, Vacation Rental Pros
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Venice Florida, Vacation Rental Pros

Hi! My name is Steve Milo and I started Vacation Rental Pros in 2006. Our family stays in vacation rental homes whenever we travel, both domestically and abroad! I own several vacation homes and listen carefully to all our guests' feedback. Our greatest compliment is when folks refer Vacation Rental Pros to their friends and relatives. We now manage over 1,800 properties in Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina. We have homes in Ft. Myers Beach, Orlando, St. Augustine Beach, Daytona Beach, Palm Coast, Ponte Vedra Beach, Hilton Head and Gatlinburg. We booked over 15,000 rentals and received over 5,000 guest reviews in 2016. Please call if you need help booking your dream vacation!

Guestbook comments from the manager

My perfect vacation. The homes i have rented from Steve Milo over the years have been wonderful as this one was. They are clean, neat, tastefully decorated, in excellent locations, have perfectly stocked kitchens and bathrooms, and are all around wonderful homes you would feel comfortable to stay in or recommend to your family and friends. I have stayed in three different homes and would recommend any of them and Steve's company anytime.
May 2008
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Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom # 1 (1 King, 1 Sofa Slpr), Bedroom # 2 (1 King), Bedroom # 3 (2 Twins), Bedroom # 4 (2 Twins), Extra Bedding (1 Sofa Sleeper)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Parkdale Home, 4 bedrooms, Private Heated Pool, HDTV, WiFi, Sleeps 12
average rating of 4.1282053 based on 48 reviews

We enjoyed our stay. the layout of the house was great. ceiling fans in every room were a great idea

  • 4 of 5

We loved our time at this property. The location was extremely convenient to both the beach and shopping. The pool was very clean and fun.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay was okay

  • 3 of 5

We had a family getaway and stayed at this home. The location is great pretty close to the beach. It's also close by to publix and pharmacys. The house overall is very spacious and has a great backyard. I only had a few complains. For example, I found a few dead bugs that I did not want to can tell the house is much much older and is in need of maintenance. We had one of the bathrooms that after he first shower it was clogged and we couldn't use it for the rest of the stay. Same for one of the bathrooms it wasn't flushing and we couldn't use at all. The kitchen was also very beat down. The kitchen faucet was broken and was pieced together by tape. For the price it wasn't horrible. It's a good place I just think it needs maintenance but we loved the location and the space we had in the house for the whole family. Overall, it was a great trip but don't think we would stay in this same location again.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and clean, but the pics and the description are misleading!

  • 2 of 5

The good: great and safe location, walk to town, beaches, and parks; everything was super clean (kudos to the cleaning company); plenty of sheets and towels; there is a huge, beautiful tree in the front yard. The bad: Parkdale House will not accommodate twelve people unless someone is willing to sleep on ancient, sticky couches or on the floor; as a family of six, we fit nicely. The ugly: this place is WORN OUT; screens are torn everywhere; the interior furniture sags; the exterior furniture is broken; appliances are OLD; plumbing fixtures are from 1962; the online pictures are completely misleading and were probably taken ten years ago. Bottom line: we were happy with the location, and we dealt with the icky, rundown nature of the property, but we would never go back unless this house was completely renovated. May not be bad for college kids, but families that are used to nice properties should proceed with caution.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Needs TLC

  • 2 of 5

Needs to have sheets and bed linens updated along with stove and dishwasher. Wifi was down the five days we stayed with no one available to come and look at. Pool was dirty and heater broken for two days of stay. Deck chairs moldy. Air was not working at check in for a few hours but they did get someone out to fix that night. Have stayed at other places from vrbo and enjoyed but disappointed with this one for cleaning fee and how much it was. This places needs work. Would not recommend again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mayville, WI

Worst. Place. Ever.

  • 1 of 5

We have stayed in other Venice rentals - I was appalled at this one. We paid MORE than any other place to stay here, and it was by far the WORST!!! It needs MAJOR UPDATING AND REPAIRS!!! All the money they charge to stay here and they obviously don't put a DIME into the place!!! Plan on bringing ALL your own cleaners, dish soaps, laundry soap, toilet paper, paper towel - they didn't even have garbage bags or salt and pepper!!!!!! NOTHING!!! We might as well have stayed in a hotel - at least it would have been clean! And they had the NERVE to say we needed to leave no more than one load of laundry! When we arrived, we went to put the sheets on the futon, took them out of the cabinet, and they were WET!!! Not to mention there was a pile of wet rags/towels/washcloths on top of the washer. Underneath the kitchen sink was like a horror show - the floor of the cabinet was caving in and it was FILTHY and rotted! There were bearly ANY utensils, NO coffee filters...NOTHING!!!!!!!! We had to go out and buy cleaning supplies, soaps, garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, EVERYTHING!!!! the place we rented last year was COMPLETELY remodeled, had EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING you could think of needling or wanting on vacation, down to sunscreen, charcoal, beach towels, EVERYTHING you would need in a kitchen - it was like a home away from home - not like this DUMP - and that's what it is - A DUMP!!! How dare you collect SO much money and let people vacation in that horrible place and not put any money into it! SHAME ON YOU!!! I took photos and filed a complaint - NEVER heard anything back. Will NEVER, EVER stay here OR in any other if your properties!!! We actually had to go out and but washcloths because the very few that were provided were disgusting!!!! I wish I could give this place negative stars!!! DONT STAY HERE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Needs a lot of TLC

  • 1 of 5

Photos make this place look like a dream, but they are old photos. If mouldy shower curtains, a broken shower drain cover plate, a dripping showerhead, a slow draining bathroom sink...If you want to dodge an overgrown tree by the front door and plants that are so tall they grow into the rain gutters, this is the place for you. But if clean bathrooms and a newer kitchen is more your style then it's not. Nice pool but very dirty deck, table and chairs. I could go on. Sorry... This place is crying for a makeover.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Venice Florida is best known for its pristine white beaches (which include Casperson Park, Venice Pier near Sharkys restaurant and Brohard Beach also called the dog beach park) and the prehistoric shark’s teeth that can be found here. Vacation Rental Pros offers full service property management for Venice Florida Vacation Rentals Condos Homes for rent.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Booking Fee: 7% 8% 250% 150%
    For bookings made between 01-01-2017 and 08-31-2017
    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Booking Fee: 7% 8% 250% 150%
    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Cleaning Fee: $7 $8 $250 $150
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Damage Protection: $7 $8 $250 $150
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

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