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.<br/><br/>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.<br/><br/>Solve the headache of planning your large group or family vacation - this massive house sleeps fourteen 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. <br/><br/>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.<br/><br/>The home's four bedrooms sleep ten guests in two king beds, a sleeper sofa, and two sets of twin beds. Another sleeper bed accommodate 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.<br/><br/>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.<br/><br/>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!<br/><br/>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.<br/><br/>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.<br/><br/>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.
Additional amenities include: biking, boating, beach, fishing, washer / dryer.
Left on 08/06/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 6, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
Always a pleasure to Rent from Vrpros. They Take care of any need immediately. Very competent pleasant staff. My Sixth Rental from Vrpros, All have Ben a pleasure. I have The utmost respect for all Their staff.
Left on 05/04/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 4, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
Other than property manager showing up, followed by police the following day, stay was great. Apparently the neighbor behind us thought that the laughter and fun our children were having was too loud. While this seemed a little annoying at the time, it makes for a funny story now.
Left on 04/03/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 3, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
This was our second time in Venice with Vacation Rental Pros, and the first time at this property. The property accommodated ten of us very easily, from grandparents to young grandchildren. Kevin, the property manager responded very quickly to a problem with the fire alarms and repaired a door. Concerns expressed by previous renters had been addressed; and we found the property to ve very clean. The only disappointment was a back yard neighbor, who loudly complained within the first hour of our arrival that we were making too much noise (we weren't). We learned that he complains about every one who rents there. Venice is great; and you can easily walk to downtown stores and restaurants and to the beach. We rented bikes for the week, and this added to our enjoyment. We will gladly rent this property again.
"Great stay but a few "little things" could be improved"
Left on 01/19/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 19, 2012Stayed Dec 2011
Overall our party of 7 (3 families) had a great stay and there was not a problem with the house, but there are a few little things the rental agency could do to improve future stays: Provide some basics like a sponge and a bottle of spray cleaner in case there's a mess (as there often is with kids) before we get to the store; think about providing beach towels and a few beach chairs as people who are flying need to pack light; provide a few more basics in the kitchen such as a cutting board, sharp knives, serving bowls and items for baking (most people who rent houses eat in more than out).
Left on 07/04/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 4, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
beach is 4 very long blocks you need to drive also home is nice but needs updating . Pool is also missing tile around edge and pool area needs clean chairs, cat hair on cushions and mildew on chairs.pool cage mildew around frame and pine needels overflowing from gutters,crummy to look at.
Left on 06/06/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | Kate C.Reviewed Jun 6, 2011Stayed May 2011
This was our second stay in this particular house and once again it was perfectly suited to our needs. The best location, near the beach and Venice avenue. The pool is a wonderful treat any time of day. The street and neighborhood are very quiet. We have picked this house twice because there are 2 dens for watching tv, so at the end of the day the kids can watch their movies and we can watch the news or read separately from them! When you are together all day having the space to spread out at the end of the day is a true luxury! The house was clean. We did miss the little table that was in the kitchen last year, it was gone this time. The laundry room is huge which is great because I like to pack light and wash. The large separate 'suite' is fabulous to have! This is an easy rental and an excellent place to stay! We will be back!
Left on 05/02/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 2, 2011Stayed Apr 2011
Your facility is exceptionally well stocked. We had everything wee needed, plenty of towels, cooking utensils, dishes, etc. Very Clean. Excellent Maintenance Mancagement. Pool was not heated. Maintainance showe up immediately and pool was working by noon. Very convenient to downtown and beach. walked to beach and to eat everyday. Wonderful family vacation. Thank you.
"We thoroughly enjoyed aou stay at Park Dale home. The only prob"
Left on 09/20/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | Dexter S.Reviewed Sep 20, 2010Stayed Sep 2010
The only change to the property that I would make if it were mine is to add privacy fencing to both the left and right sides of the back yard for security. privacy and to reduce noise. The neighbor's dog would bark when we would have our dogs out only because it could see our dogs out.
Left on 07/07/2010 for a stay in June 2010 | Kate C.Reviewed Jul 7, 2010Stayed Jun 2010
This house was perfect for our needs! The location was excellent, I walk for exercise and this was an ideal spot. But I would not want to walk to dinner, too far. I must stress that this house was spotless upon arrival and I appreciated that so much! The house is much larger than the pictures portray and the 2 'dens' with TVs was a huge plus at the end of the day, kids could go in one direction and the adults in another, whew! We did not cook at all but we could have, the kitchen seemed fine. The pool was a great feature at the end of the day, very clean. The house is an older Florida house, some things are slightly dated but that charm appealed to me and my family and again, that was the cleanest rental house we have ever been in! My children had better mattresses in that house than they do at home! If you are familiar with Venice Island like we are, stay here, you will not be disappointed. Excellent! Thank you!
Left on 03/22/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | Robert B.Reviewed Mar 22, 2010Stayed Mar 2010
Easy walk to the beach and downtown, nice quiet neighbourhood. The property manager got us some more pots, which we appreciated. Lots of room for two families to spread out. Need some new bulbs in the kitchen.
Left on 03/31/2009 for a stay in March 2009 | Gregg S.Reviewed Mar 31, 2009Stayed Mar 2009
We thought the house was large and very nice. Pool area could have been hosed down, very sandy and the water was not that warm at first. Need to put some outlet covers on in the kitchen and outlet in dining room right outside kitchen (bad connection) overall very satisfied with the property.
Left on 11/19/2008 for a stay in October 2008 | Charles B.Reviewed Nov 19, 2008Stayed Oct 2008
The vacation was very convenient. I rent it for my wedding I had about 12 guests staying with me. It was much cheaper then paying hotels and have more privacy. The only bad things is you have to make your own bed
Left on 05/05/2008 for a stay in April 2008 | Debbie W.Reviewed May 5, 2008Stayed Apr 2008
we have rented many places before. This was one of the nicest one we've been to.
Steve and his staff were very pleasant and easy to deal with. plenty of room for all. Great location. We will definitely return. Thanks for a wonderful place.
Left on 04/27/2008 for a stay in May 2007 | Howard G.Reviewed Apr 27, 2008Stayed May 2007
This is a really great rental. The location is superb, and the house, while a bit old, is well maintained. The house was spotless, but the pool deck needed a good hose down. We had a great one-week stay.
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