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South Gulf Cove Deep Water Access, Heated Pool/Jacuzzi / Games Room / Boat Dock

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights


About the property

House in South Gulf Cove, Port Charlotte, Florida Gulf of Mexico, USA - Very Peaceful, Deep Water Access, South Rear Facing Home Close To Boca Grande And Excellent Beaches.

Our lovely home is set in South Gulf Cove and has deep water access together with a boat dock and lift. Ideal for fishing if you don't own a boat!! There are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a games room with slightly undersized pool table. The bedrooms are a good size and the main living area includes a dining area, living room, kitchen and utility room. There is a double garage and also off road parking. If you are looking for a beautifully furnished and equipped house, a sun soaked pool area and tranquillity, Melport House is for you! The lanai is enormous! There is a shaded seating area under the lanai and a 2nd area is the sun for relaxation. The lanai is south rear facing, so if you are looking for a tan, it is perfect! There are no houses on the Melport Waterway far bank, so it is unbelievably quiet. It's perfect! Beaches are close by, a 10-15 minute drive, shops about the same and there are plenty of golf courses including 6 on Rotonda which is very close by.

Rebecca Foxley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017


South Gulf Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • Master bathroom features toilet, bath, his and hers vanity units and shower enclosure Bedroom 2 features toilet and bath with overhead shower There is also an outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, master bedroom with king size bed and en-suite Bedroom 2, with Queen bed Bedroom 3, with double bed Bedroom 4, with two single beds
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Outside: There are gardens around the property and a seawall at the rear. The Melport Waterway is not fenced off, so children should never be left to play unsupervised in the garden. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Sheets & towels are provided, 2 sets of linen per bed & 2 sets of towels per guest. We also provide outdoor towels for the pool. Melport House will be prepared before your arrival & given a standard clean after you leave. You can book additional cleans.


4.5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

South Gulf Cove Deep Water Access, Heated Pool/Jacuzzi / Games Room / Boat Dock
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying in South Gulf Cove, we stayed for three weeks and we wanted to stay for more!

The house was excellent, perfect for our needs, everything was there that we needed, beach chairs, cooler, BBQ, heated pool and Spa, sunbeds, just brilliant.

The owners sent excellent information books out prior to our visit giving us a taste of what was to come.

We visited the outlet mall (Miramar)at corkscrew road (one and a half hours drive) and stocked up on designer clothes, sunglasses and handbags.

We sampled the local restaurants, all of which offered excellent value for money. The local beaches were amazing, beautiful scenery and really quiet, warm clear water and plenty of wildlife.

Plenty of local restaurants and large supermarkets within 20 mins drive.

The house itself was excellently placed, sun all day on the pool, nice quiet street.

We would have no hesitation recommending this house to anyone visiting the area - so good we are looking at returning next year.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for reviewing our home. It's lovely when guests really enjoy the area which we think is wonderful. There is plenty to do, or nothing, whichever you prefer! We enjoy the outlets too, there's a small one just at the crossing onto Sanibel, but it's great too! We loved having you to stay and look forward to hearing from you again when you are ready. Thank you too for mentioning the information package that we send out to you. It's greatly appreciated!
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Great Vacation

  • 3 of 5

Loved the house, the pool and the quiet neighborhood. The only set back was the internet service and the carpet in the living area was in need of cleaning. We would not recommend this house if are in need of fast or efficient internet service. Otherwise it was a great getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. Our management company were waiting for a window of opportunity to be able to get in and clean the carpet, but thank you for alerting us. It is a problem with guests walking into the house from the pool deck! We didn't know about the problem with the internet. It shouldn't be slow and we have asked our management company to look into it. We have a local 24/7 management company so that guests can call if there are problems and I'm sure they would have been out immediately to fix the internet if they had known about it. Other than that, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and you are welcome to return any time! It's lovely when we get repeat guests.
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Perfect Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully relaxing holiday at this beautiful villa. Having stayed in Orlando for the last few years, we found the pace of life, traffic etc so much more relaxing and have returned home suitably chilled out. We liked the villa so much that we spent a lot of our time in the pool and jacuzzi rather than exploring the region! It is close to supermarkets and an easy drive to restaurants. There are 2 adult bikes and one kids bike in the garage and despite the heat, we cycled most mornings. The roads are totally flat and it is lovely to cycle around the neighbourhood where every house backs onto a waterway and marvel at the beautiful houses and surroundings. Our favourite places to visit were Boca Grande, and Stump Passe Beach (both within 25 minutes). Favourite restaurants were the Loose Caboose in Boca Grande and Farlows on the Water in Englewood and Lickety Split Ice Cream Parlour in Englewood was fantastic. The owner Rebecca was very helpful and accommodating throughout the booking process, and provided a great information booklet (after booking) covering everything that you would need to know. I would have no hesitation in recommending this place and will most likely return next year, as there is so much more to see and do.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you to stay and very much hope that you will return. You enjoyed two of our favourite restaurants, but we need to go back to Lickety Split, we haven't been for a while and it definitely needs revisiting!!
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Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa, the nicest we have ever stayed at in our many visits to Florida. Lots of information given by the owners. Very peaceful location that is not overlooked making it very private. Fishing possible from the boat dock and the electric garage door a definite boon.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

Fishing: Fishing is one of the passions for visitors to this area. From mid-April to mid-July, the mighty Tarpon game fish arrive in their thousands into Charlotte Harbor and Boca Pass is one of the best spots to participate or to watch the battle between man and fish! The best times to fish are during hill tides and we can give you these dates nearer the time.

For those wishing for something a little less energetic, local backwater fishing is excellent. Different fish are available at different times of the year, but include Spotted Trout, Ladyfish, Redfish, Sheeps Head, Mullett, Grouper and Talapia. Fish freshly caught and on the BBQ the same day . . delicious!


Several beaches are close by, a 10-15 minute drive. Our home backs onto a deep water access waterway, so you can bring your own boat or jet ski's, or possibly hire a boat for your stay, or just enjoy the boat dock and some good fishing! The inter-coastal waterway is wonderful with small islands to explore, restaurants to visit which you can only reach by boat or just go out and marvel at the wildlife. You may see pelicans, Osprey, Manatee, Dolphins or Turtles and the fishing is wonderful!


1.5 hours from Tampa Airport

1 hour from RSW (Ft Myers)

3.15 hours from Miami

2.5 hours from Orlando


We are 20 minutes from Port Charlotte, an hour from Bradenton Outlets and about the same south to the Miramar outlet.

Further Details:

We do send our guests a guide to the area which includes local supermarkets, good local restaurants, great local beaches etc. We provide information on boat rentals, additional bicycle hire, location of State Parks, some local golf courses etc.


Rates & Availability

South Gulf Cove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Festive Season 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 12 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jan 13 2018 - Mar 30 2018
28 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Mar 31 2018 - Dec 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
Festive Season 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 25 2019
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2019
Jan 26 2019 - Mar 29 2019
28 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee per rental $122.89

Booking Notes:
The refundable security deposit is £150.00 / $250.00 which is returned to you within 14 days of your departure. It is additional to the quote.
Optional electric pool and/or Jacuzzi heat is £11.50 a day
Single charge of £95.00 towards the cost of prep and a standard final clean.
Pets are not allowed and smoking is only permitted outside the house.

In the event that 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.

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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