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'The Round House' - An Island Original!

New steps and new impact resistant windows were just added in the Fall of 2016!
Very good
2 reviews
New steps and new impact resistant windows were just added in the Fall of 2016!
The Round House sits right ON the beach
Deck is just steps to the gulf
High ceilings and sunny interiors add to the crisp, beachy vibe of the house
Dining area overlooks the Gulf
French doors in the living area lead to the spacious deck
Fresh new furnishings!
Convenient galley kitchen
The Blue Bedroom
The Yellow Bedroom
Aerial view of the island
Queen sofa bed sleeps 2 additional guests
All access to the island is via private boat or water taxi
dock 21
beach view from the sandbar
Aerial view of our beautiful beach
beach artwork
snowbirds crowding the beach
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Little Gasparilla Island, Florida
This classic island house has been a fixture on Little Gasparilla Island for over 30 years. The new owners have lovingly redecorated and renovated the interior while keeping the quaint charm of the original 'round' design. Everything has been updated, with new steps and new impact resistant windows (just added in the Fall of 2016). Also all new interior trim, city water, new electric, a new outdoor shower, all new furnishings, new floors, new French doors, new stainless refrigerator and new window treatments. The fresh, clean interior, coupled with the with the fabulous views of the Gulf of Mexico, make this a premiere spot for your next beach vacation!

Please note that this house is on LITTLE GASPARILLA which is not accessible by bridge...the only access is by private boat or water taxi. You leave your car at the marina on t...
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Listing #FKN6731974
About the Owner
laurie gaines g
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Just got back from the best week ever! The house was beautiful and had the most amazing views! Brett's Taxi was the best getting us from the dock to the house on his golf cart! Can't wait to go back next year!

Thank boman
budgaines, VR Owner at 'The Round House' - An Island Original!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

So glad you enjoyed your stay! You really can't beat the proximity to the Gulf and glad that our "concierge" worked out well for you also! The island is a magic spot for those who embrace its unique attributes!

Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two weeks in February and had a wonderful relaxing vacation. The Round House offers views of the ocean from inside the kitchen and living riooms, and sitting on the wraparound deck is truly heaven. The kitchen was great, and had some items...More

3  Thank moongate
budgaines, VR Owner at 'The Round House' - An Island Original!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

Since your stay we have added a fire pit to the back yard, some new porch furniture and a new queen bed in the master! So we really do hope that you will come back again next year!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
YOU CAN NOT DRIVE TO LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND. -Pets are welcome with the payment of a $100 pet fee per pet; pets must be current on their vaccinations and must be on...
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
USD 320
USD 350
USD 1,950
USD 7,200
31 Aug 2018 -
3 Sep 2018
3 nights
USD 500
USD 2,350
16 Nov 2018 -
25 Nov 2018
7 nights
USD 500
USD 2,350
21 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
7 nights
USD 500
USD 2,350
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$551 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: AU$227 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Little Gasparilla Island is a bridgeless barrier island that is only accessible by private boat or water taxi. The island has no restaurants, grocery stores or commercial establishments, with the exception of a small chapel and the golf cart rental shop. Though it is only a mile from the mainland, it is worlds apart in terms of its Old-Florida ambiance, peace and serenity. The island is laid back, and neighbors are helpful and friendly.
Car not needed
How to get there
You can book the water taxi by calling Captain Emmett at Pirate's Water Taxi. You can also rent a golf cart once on the island from LGI carts. It is advisable to stop at Publix in Cape Haze and purchase your groceries and bring them over with you on the water taxi with you. PACK LIGHT!
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Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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