About the Property
Welcome to Little Gasparilla Island!
LGI is a magical, bridge-less, barrier Island that is only accessible by boat or Water Taxi.
The Water Taxi runs 365 days a year and leaves from Eldred's Marina on the Boca Grande Causeway. 10.00 per person each way, pups are free. Parking is 6.00 day.
Enjoy 7 miles of a beautiful white sandy beach with the best shelling around! Don't forget about the shark's teeth too!
Peacock Lane Cottage is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath 'Key West style' cottage that sleeps a maximum of 4 and is just a few steps to turquoise waters of the Gulf.
The cottage has a large private rear deck with a dining table/chairs, chaise lounges so you can enjoy the gorgeous and lots of privacy while you dine, relax and watch the beautiful sunsets.
There is a nice large outdoor shower 'and' a rinse off shower to use after a nice swim or walk on the beach.
We have supplied most everything you will need for your beach vacation, so pack light as there is an extra large washer/dryer so no need to bring much more than a few shorts, t-shirts, flip-flops, sand-shoes (for all those shells) and a bathing suit.
We offer a ‘complimentary’ Concierge/Greeter with a young man named Bret on arrival day. He will pick you, your luggage and groceries up at the dock and bring to the cottage and help bring your belongings inside.
The bathroom has a Tub/shower combination. Towels, soaps provided. (Miscellaneous shampoos/conditioners and 2 hair-dryers are provided)
In March of 2019 we finally have "unlimited" Internet with our new Verizon Jetpack. There is no broadband or cable on the Island so we have the next best thing! (We do not charge for the Internet like many other cottages do!)
Excellent cell service
No need to lug bottled water to the Island as LGI water is excellent!
Great kayaking on the Island. (Paddleboards and kayak rentals nearby)
Charcoal grill(s) provided, but please bring your own charcoal. Usually prior guests leave some and you are welcome to use it but to be on the safe side, bring a bag.
*FREE Wi-Fi with a Verizon Jet Pack
*Central air & Central heat
*3 TV's with individual Direct TV and DVR
*Well stocked pantry, spices, pots/pans, crock pot, coffee makers, French Press, grinders, baking dishes and so much more.
*Outdoor Chiminea in the front yard, great for evening fires or making smores or roasting marshmallows!
*Hairdryer(s) first aid, soaps, shampoo, conditioners, bug spray, lots of sunblock, etc.
*100% Cotton Linens (2 sets per bed) and Towels provided, (including some dog towels as Fido is a welcomed guest too), but please bring a few of your own if Fido swims a lot!
Check-in & Check-Out:
The cottage will be ready for you at 4PM. (Please no early birds.)
Check-Out is 11:00AM
Please note: Our weeks run Saturday to Saturday however we have flexibility after September 2 (Labor Day week) and offer shorter or longer weeks. (4 night minimum - 275.00/night)
We as owners live at the cottage 3-4 months a year and spend our time maintaining and upgrading the cottage each season. We take great pride in Peacock Lane Cottage and want all our guests to enjoy themselves and have a wonderful time with no worries. We want to offer you a special Island vacation that will be memorable and you will want to return. We take pride in our cottage and are so pleased to share it with you.
Why Kids Love It
Great fun discovering and collecting shells, sharks teeth, beach-combing, fishing off the dock or right in the Gulf, building the best sandcastles ever, swimming in the turquoise water PLUS they can have a sense of independence as Little Gasparilla Island is FUN and SAFE!
Attractions Within Walking Distance
*Explore Don Pedro State Park on the north end of the Island. About a one mile walk.(Restrooms on site)
Pack a lunch and eat under the shady lean-to's and walk the trails.
A Park Ranger is on staff and they are great source of information about the sea life and animal life on the Island.
This park can only be reached by boat so is never crowded, usually just a few kayakers and trail walkers enjoying the day.
* We have a small gift shop called: Gone Fishin'with some nice Islandy items and art work. Just a 5 minute walk from the cottage.
*We have a free library where you can find a book or drop off a book.
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May 25 2019 - Nov 05 2019
Mar 28 2020 - Nov 06 2020
Pet Fee: $100
Cleaning Fee: $50
Tax Rate: 12%
There is a 12% Lodging tax added to the rental. (7% Florida tax and 5% Charlotte County tax)
Last updated on April 04, 2019
Calendar last updated: April 04, 2019
Phone number: +1 (518) 573-7838
Our Own Private Little Slice Of Heaven!
My family and I arrived at Peacock Lane cottage after finding this adorable little spot the VRBO. I’ll admit, I was a bit concerned that we would be on an island with no stores, no car and no way off except by boat.... let me tell you that once we arrived all my worries were gone. We were met by a wonderful greeter at the dock that helped us load our things onto the golf cart and took us over the Peacock Lane Cottage (only about a 1-minute ride.) As you come into view of the cottage and the turquoise blue waters of the gulf, you know that you’re in paradise! I was so impressed with the cleanliness of the cottage and all the amenities...it was truly a “home away from home.” We spent the week relaxing on the beach (just steps from the cottage,) collecting seashells on miles of beautiful beach, taking walks, watching dolphins play and of course watching the most amazing sunset/ every evening. We absolutely loved the two decks that the cottage offered (one was covered and had a porch swing and the other was open with lounge chairs and an outside table that was perfect for family meals.) While there are homes on both sides of the cottage we had complete privacy, which was much more appealing than some of the other places I’ve rented from before. I can’t say enough wonderful things about this spot, it really is something out of a dream and I cannot wait to return next year. Working with the owner Laura was an excellent experience! She was very helpful to us during all communication (we spoke via email and by phone) and was always quick to return my questions. We explained our concerns about “island living” but Laura gave us all the information we needed to know about the water taxi, bringing groceries for the week, things available to do at the cottage as well as extra activities provided by other companies local to the island. If you’re looking for a getaway I would highly recommend Peacock Lane Cottage!
Stayed: May 2018Submitted: March 14, 2019