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Coconut Hideaway: Gulf-Front Dream House!

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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Little Gasparilla Island, Florida
COCONUT HIDEAWAY is one of the most charming and unique homes on the island. This is our private home -- not a 'rental unit' -- and we have decorated it with antiques, oriental carpets, original artwork and many collections from our travels abroad.

Our Caribbean-inspired home is built in the 'Old Florida' style and boasts soaring high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, warm cedar siding, Tiffany-style lamps, a dramatic open staircase and unobstructed views of the beach from every room. We offer two screened porches, front and back, and open decks surround the house for sunning.

Comfortable hammocks offer the perfect spot for reading. Al fresco dining is available on the front porch for balmy tropical evenings, or our indoor dining table seats 7-8. We have a breezy outdoor seating area on the front porch overlooking the...
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About the Owner
laurie gaines g
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This place is truly paradise on Earth. My family and I stayed at Coconut Hideaway the first week of June (2017) and everything about our stay was perfect. This beach house was spacious enough to sleep all 6 of us and included a full kitchen,...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

What a wonderful property. The island itself is nothing but restful and a great place to decompress. Coconut Hideaway was everything it advertised. Roomy with several levels for people to sleep. Towels and sheets were clean and plentiful. There was a washer/dryer that was for...More

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budgaines, VR Owner at Coconut Hideaway: Gulf-Front Dream House!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Thank you for your positive comments! We are so glad that you had an enjoyable experience and that you appreciate the efforts to provide a full pantry!

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

We spent two weeks in this lovely home over the summer. The spacious house was clean (which must be quite a task on a tropical island), well maintained, and stocked with anything you could need. All we had to do was enjoy the ocean breezes,...More

Thank EPM13
budgaines, VR Owner at Coconut Hideaway: Gulf-Front Dream House!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Thank you so much for your positive comments. We love to share our home with guests who appreciate the island and all that it has to offer!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
YOU CAN NOT DRIVE TO LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND. 1. No smoking 2. No abuse of drugs or alcohol 3. No guests or visitors in excess of those on the contract 4. At least two...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    2 Kings
    1 Sofa
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: €343 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: €141 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pet Fee: $100. A non-refundable pet fee will be charged to cover additional cleaning costs. We may elect to waive this depending on size and breed of dog.
We also assess a flat $500 holiday surcharge for Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day and Thanksgiving.
Please note that wi-fi is provided via a mobile hot-spot, but data is very expensive and data is limited. If you need to work, and require lots of downloading or streaming videos, you will most likely exceed the data allotment of 2G per week and overages will be deducted from your security deposit.
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About the neighbourhood
Little Gasparilla Island is one of the undiscovered charms of SW Florida. Nestled just off the coast of Englewood, Little Gasparilla island is situated just north of Boca Grande and south of Manasota Key. Unlike those islands, however, it has no bridge. Access is only via private boat or the island water taxi. This inaccessability means that the island is seldom crowded, there is no traffic and there are few tourists. You can meander the sandy pathways up and down the island, fish off the dock or the beach, watch osprey soar over the beach or observe gopher tortoises as they wander the island eating cactus blooms and hibiscus flowers. It is a very laid-back and relaxing holiday away from the stresses of traffic, tourists and the theme-park mayhem you encounter elsewhere in Florida! Our beaches are pristine, with no seawalls. There are no riptides or drop-offs and our beach is safe for even tiny swimmers. There are no lifeguards, however, so your children will need supervision on the beach.
How to get there
Once you arrive in our area, you need to park your vehicle at Eldred's Marina and catch the water taxi to the island. There is a minimum $20 trip charge each way. The water taxi will drop you right at our dock.
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