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Lakeside With Pool, Excellent Privacy, Wildlife Haven, free Wi-F

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 28 nights


About the property

Lakeside Villa in Rotonda West, Florida, USA - Tranquil Location, Yet Close To Many Excellent Beaches, Golf Courses And Shopping

Lakeside House is located on Rotonda and is a lovely home located in a peaceful setting backing onto a lake. It's the perfect 'chill' holiday home! Lakeside House has a beautiful extra large 'L' shaped pool with a waterfall and the large deck and cage have been extended to increase the views of the fantastic lake at the back of the house. We have a comprehensive guide in the house with suggestions for some of our favourite restaurants, where to shop, location of some of the best beaches, where to find sports activities and generally how to enjoy our home to the full!

Beverley Lindfield
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Julian and Beverley,

Thank you for returning our deposit so promptly.

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and your villa was very nicely presented, one of the best we have stayed in.

We have stayed in various villas on Rotonda in recent years and Lakeside House was the best we have come across. We will certainly have you on the top of our list if we are wanting to stay in the area again.
Jun 2016
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Pine Valley Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests are asked not to alter the pool controls. Please call our property caretaker if you need a change. Unauthorised changes will incur a fee
  • Cancellation 8+ weeks prior to arrival - Deposit only 6 - 8 weeks prior to arrival - 50% of rental Less than 6 weeks prior to arrival - 100% of rental
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • 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
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Master Bathroom has shower, tub, his and hers vanity units and wc. 2nd Bathroom has shower, bath, vanity unit and wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King bed. Bedroom 2 with Queen bed. Bedroom 3 with two single beds.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Outside: We have a landscaped front garden, but we have left the back garden quite natural because of the setting. The pool is a good size, but not a standard shape! It is private and comes with optional electric pool heat. There is a double garage, although it only fits one car because we store the pool cover in there in the summer and the bicycles and bins are also kept in the garage. Utility Room: The utility room has a washing machine and separate tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We supply plenty of both indoor and outdoor towels and 2 sets of linen for each bed. The house is clean when you arrive and cleaned when you leave, but we can arrange cleans during your stay at an additional cost. The pool is also treated weekly. Other: There is a very large room with the kitchen at one end and the dining room at the other. They are separated by a breakfast bar with stools for those who choose this alternative form of seating.


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Lakeside With Pool, Excellent Privacy, Wildlife Haven, free Wi-F
average rating of 4.928571 based on 16 reviews
Wixom, MI

A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Lakeside Villa has an incredible view of the lake, wetlands and wildlife, which adds to the relaxation and calming affect of time spent at this wonderful vacation home. The pool deck is expansive and conducive to bird watching, alligator sightings and if you're lucky like we were, the elusive bobcat and her cub walked right along the shore in eye sight! And did I mention "catching" rays and entertaining, Amazing! The amenities are top notch and the property is very well maintained. It's a great home and would be comfortable for families, two to three couples, or a group of friends interested in a boating, golfing or beach vacation as the location is central to all of that and to some of the world's most beautiful white sand beaches. And the turquoise color of the water changes by the minute. Glorious! There's a great selection of restaurants in the area from Italian, Middle Eastern, Chinese, Seafood, diners and cafes, and dress code is casual. The town of Englewood is charming and has quaint shops and good restaurants too. We would highly recommend this property and the owners, Bevereley and Julian, were a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a lovely review. Reading it felt as if we had written it! We feel very much the same about the house and the area. We really appreciate you taking the time to review your stay and are sure it will help future guests to understand what our home and the area have to offer.
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Best property to stay

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely amazing. We stayed for 10 days. We brought food from Aldi so we can cook in the beautiful kitchen and the grill outside by the pool. We enjoyed the pool in the morning and the night. This place is very relaxing and comfortable. I would definitely come back to his property.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Grafton, MA

Lovely Property with a Great View!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a month long stay at Lakeside House. The house itself is large, airy, and well equipped. The master and guest rooms are on opposite sides of the house which offers great privacy if multiple couples are sharing the space. The property shows the love and care of its owners, Beverley and Julian. The location, overlooking a small lake and near the conservation area, afforded many views of wildlife including raccoons, bobcats, many species of birds, and of course, the resident alligator (who is quite large).

We have stayed in Rotonda often during the past 8 years and this is the first rental to which we will be booking a return visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for reviewing our home. Recent reviews are very important to future guests and it's wonderful to see how much you enjoyed your stay. We do love our home and spend as much time as we can there. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back in 2018.
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Spectacular lakeside villa

  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa with great views overlooking a lake. We found the villa very clean and tidy with all the necessary equipment to make for a very enjoyable stay. Rotonda is a very friendly community and overall a good location for exploring the Gulf Coast. The owners were extremely helpful, efficient and a pleasure to deal with. Would recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We try really hard to offer guests a comfortable, welcoming home for their stay, whether they want to explore or just enjoy the house and pool. We both hope that if you decide to come back to this area, you stay with us again. You would be extremely welcome!
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Lovely quiet property with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property very peaceful and relaxing , very clean and homely.

We visited Lemon Bay Park very natural and relaxing,played golf at Rotonda good price and course in good condition.

Enjoyed ourselves

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to review your stay. We were really pleased to be able to share our home with you. You were so lucky with the weather! It has been a lovely winter apart from the odd cold snap!
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Very appealing and well kept property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Lakeside, being in a quite and peaceful location overlooking the lake at the rear so watching out for the local wildlife was a daily

routine over breakfast ! The house was very comfortable and well kept. The local beach at Englewood was very accessable with a nice board walk and we enjoyed Boca Grande and riding around in a golf cart. Altogether enjoyable and well recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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The nearest beaches are about 15 minutes drive, but with beaches to the west and the south, you will want to try different beaches. They are beautifully clean and some have small fossilised sharks teeth which wash up in the surf - a major change to shell hunting!


Tampa International is about 1hr 40mins from the house. It's a easy drive and closer than Orlando which is 2hrs 30mins, or Miami which is just over 3 hrs. Many guests now fly into RSW (Ft Myers) which is just an hour from the house. It means a change for most travellers in the US, but it's a lovely smaller airport and a popular arrival point with owners and guests! A car here is essential.


Almost everything is 15 minutes drive time! Port Charlotte, the baseball, the island of Boca Grande and some of the beaches! Food shops are on the 3 Rotonda exits, you have a Winn Dixie on the north exit and Publix at both the east and west exits. The 776 which takes you to the beaches has a 24 hour Walmart foodstore and just beyond that is a Sweetbay which has a larger selection of organic goods.

Further Details:

Our home has a comprehensive in-house guide to help guests to find their way around this wonderful area.




Additional information about rental rates

Prep & Standard Clean $131.56
Refundable damage deposit $207.73

Booking Notes:

In the event of you have to cancel your booking the following charges will apply: more than 8 weeks prior to arrival - deposit only. Between 6 - 8 weeks prior to arrival - 50% of rental. Less than 6 weeks prior to arrival - 100% of rental. All bookings are subject to the £95.00 single fee towards the cost of prep and a final standard clean. BBQ usage is free including one free tank of gas. There is also a £150.00 refundable security deposit. Electric pool heating is £11.50 per day.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is flexible. Arrival is after 4.00pm on the first day and departure must be before 10.00am on your last day.
Electric heating for the oversized pool is £12.00 per day

NOTE: The winter rates of 28 nights or more ALREADY include a long stay discount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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