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Secluded Villa with larger-than-average Private Heated Pool, south-west aspect

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Rotonda West, Florida, USA - Lake and Golf Course Views – Wheelchair Friendly

Luxury villa with larger-than-average heated pool (27ft by 17ft, with a 6ft deep end and 3ft shallow end). Wheelchair-friendly, including hoist for pool access. Relax and enjoy the marvellous lake and golf course view, or explore the beauty of the Gulf Coast, with its superb beaches. Beautiful area of Florida, unspoilt and uncrowded. Two master bedrooms open out onto the pool, and have sizeable bathrooms. En-suite facilities for the other bedrooms.

Graham Harris
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Graham Harris


This is Graham and Janet Harris. We holidayed on Florida’s Gulf Coast when our children were young and we always wanted to own a villa there.

The dream came true and now we’d like to share that holiday home from home with you.

Graham Harris purchased this villa in 2003

Why Graham Harris chose Rotonda West

We were shown a beautiful plot of land in 2001 and were told how one day it would overlook a lovely lake with a golf course fairway running down its centre. Would we like to have a luxury villa built there?

The answer was yes, and the result is showcased on these web pages.

It’s in a lovely, secluded area and is unoverlooked.

We like the wide open spaces of Rotonda West and its proximity to some of the loveliest beaches on the coast.

Do please enjoy having a good browse and we look forward to hearing from you.

What makes this villa unique

We love relaxing by the villa’s larger-than-average pool and enjoying the peace and quiet.

The two master bedrooms open out on to the lanai, so it’s so tempting to take an early morning dip in the warm water, or just read a chapter or two of a book before deciding how to spend the day.

Do we visit the gorgeous beach, take a trip to the local state park, tee off for a game of golf or pull out the tennis rackets for a quick knock-up on the nearby courts? Then there are the bikes in the garage.

The shopping mall is just a short drive away and there are always great buys to be had.

Or maybe today’s the day to just sit around and rest.

Hmmm, wish we were staying longer!


Pine Valley Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom 1, including luxury bath tub with bubbles. Separate large shower cubicle. En-suite facilities to master bedroom 2, including shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master beds 1 & 2, each with double bed, TV, direct pool access. Bed 3 with double bed and en-suite (shared with Bed 4, but lockable for indpendent use). Bed 4 with twin bed and en-suite (shared with Bed 3, but lockable for independent use).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Outside: Private lanai with ample furniture for sun-bathing and relaxing. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer. Iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Other: TV den includes PS2 (DVDs play through PS2). Stereo CD player and radio available. Free internet connection. Cable TV in lounge, master bedrooms and TV den.


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Secluded Villa with larger-than-average Private Heated Pool, south-west aspect
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

The propert was immaculate and very well presented

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 8 days in this villa. We came here for a 3rd relaxing week in Florida and after 2 full weeks of parks it was very much needed. The villa is so beautiful I would happily have spent all my time here, in and out of the large pool and spa. We also got some great photo opirtunities of birds and an Aligater in the lake behind the property. The area was very quiet and friendly and there was lots to do and see in the local towns. If I ever come back to Florida I will defiantly book your villa again. Thanks Vicky

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for highlighting the peace and quiet and the large pool. Glad you saw a ’gator. We have quite a few returning guests, and it would be good to welcome you back too, Vicky.
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Beautiful Villa in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

A really well equipped accessible villa. Really quiet area off the beaten track. Will definitely be back again, truly 5 Star!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the trouble to post your review, and we’re pleased and honoured to welcome you. It is very reassuring to know how highly you regard the villa and its location. We look forward to having you visit again.
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A home from home!

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to say how much we all enjoyed staying at your Villa. We've had a fantastic time, went to Boca Grande, saw the Stone Crabs, played golf, went to Englewood and ate at loads of the restaurants, including Farlow's which was fantastic!

Shopping was great at Port Charlotte and we also saw a film at the Cinema there too - unlimited pop corn and coke!!!

All the recommendations on your web site were brilliant. and certainly helped plan our holiday there.

The villa is beautiful and really well kept; it certainly felt like home from home.

Thanks so much and we may well be back in touch soon!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the trouble to leave your comments, and we’re delighted that you had such a great time. We’re glad that you found our website so helpful and that the villa was your home from home. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Stunning peaceful villa

  • 5 of 5

Well what a great location the villa is in. Extremely quiet and safe. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday there and the hoist into the pool made it very special for me. Even saw a gator trying to catch an egret, failed badly. The shower chair was perfect. Few hiccups but were dealt with very quickly. Port Charlotte less than 15 minutes away with a great shopping mall.

We enjoyed our time at the villa so much, we were hoping that we could book it again for the same 3 weeks next year. Sitting watching the sun go down was perfect. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Crowthorne, Berkshire

Experiences in Englewood

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful place to stay, we've been there many times already and can't get enough! So much to see and do in the area, always something new to explore. Fabulous accommodation, fabulous pool, bikes to ride, great TV, everything is there that you need to make your holiday very special. We've always had great customer service from Graham, and although we have never met him, we think of him as a really good friend, always at the end of my e-mail.

The accommodation is always spotless on arrival, always enjoyable to see when you're tired from a long travelling day! I would always recommend this property to others, you'll never be disappointed here.

Fabulous shopping in this area, Port Charlotte has just about everything. Great restaurants, especially the Red Lobster and Olive Garden, both situated together. Locally for breakfast we have found The Egg & I and the Spinnaker Café to be excellent.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stratford On Avon

Total relaxlation

  • 5 of 5

The villa is well maintained and always clean. We have enjoyed our visits there ( 6 or 7 years for around 6 weeks each time) so much that too many friends want to join us and we have had to restrict the numbers to the original eight - a comfortable number for the Lanai area, the lounge and the four bedrooms. The villa is within easy reach of good shopping centres at Port Charlotte and Sarasota, with plenty of choice of restaurants, theatre and beaches nearby. We are there for Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas lights and Parades that are a delight.

The owner has always been very friendly and helpful and accommodating regarding the dates that we require. We are airline staff and don't always get on the flights we choose so flexibility is good for us. Relaxing by the pool, shopping trips and good food cooked at the villa are the favourite occupations for the gang of eight with the treats of going to see a show or lunching by the water. Occasionally we take off to visit the theme parks and some of us play golf which is right on the doorstep. The description of the property is accurate.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments, Barbara, and we are pleased that returning guests such as you are a feature of our calendar. We feel that speaks volumes, and it also helps us to maintain the high standards to which you refer. We look forward to you being back with us in the autumn (fall). Thanks again, for taking the trouble to provide such a comprehensive review.
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Rotonda West Golf Courses (various)
Nearest Motorway
24 Miles
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Englewood Beach
Car: necessary


Beautiful Gulf Coast beaches 25-minute drive on clear, open roads.


Fort Myers 40 mins. Tampa 90 mins. Orlando 3 hours. Miami 4 hours.


Nearest supermarket 8 minute drive. Shopping Mall 30 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Pine Valley Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Band B
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Band E
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Band D
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Band A
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
Band C
May 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pool/spa heat $71.15
Final maid clean $161.7 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $194.04
Stay tax 12.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

Booking Notes:
25% deposit at time of booking, balance to be paid 90 days before arrival. £200 security deposit.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Three month let attracts 10% discount. Two month let attracts 5% discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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