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Cozy Retreat, Home Away from Home

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Mid Island house description

Waterfall pool, spa, and sunsets...escape to this little treasure surrounded by frangipani, palm trees, and jasmine. My home is nestled in a quiet neighborhood, yet it is just 200 feet to the Gulf of Mexico,and stunning sunsets...
My Key West-style home is remodeled throughout 'island style' in soft greens and corals; stainless appliances; granite counters. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed with extra luxurious mattress top and has a private bathroom. The guest room has two twin beds; and can convert to a king bed if needed, with a full bathroom for guests. The living room has 2 sofas for comfortable seating/ one is a queen sleeper.

Enjoy views of the lagoon pool from the kitchen while preparing a meal or a drink. Dine in the screened lanai overlooking the pool or enjoy the sights and sounds of nature dining out on the brick patio. Pictures do not do my home justice, it is a little gem and my guests keep coming back year after year.

Of course the highlight of my home is the pool, heated to 88 degrees year round and surrounded by beautiful foliage..Coconut trees, frangipani, and jasmine surround the pool for peaceful surroundings, perfect for reading a book ,casual entertaining...and a perfect setting for your relaxation. The sound of the spa's waterfalls is heard throughout your day. Enjoy the hot tub in early evening with a cool drink.

Hi speed internet,wireless, dvd and 3 tv's are in my home along with 4 beach bikes,coolers, large beach umbrella, beach towels and all the necessities for the beach. My home is on a 'beach access' street so no need to walk the highway to get to the beach.

Our beach is seven miles long, and has a variety of beachside restaurants, live music, friendly locals and plenty of shops. Ft Myers beach has a variety of activites while you're here, whether its a boat trip, Sunset cruises, eco walks along the beach, kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing, Spas, all offered on our beach. You can walk to many of these establishments or enjoy a trolley ride to 'Times Square'. The 'pier' is a favorite place to gather at sunset while enjoying a cocktail...My home is only 1 1/2 mile to the pier. Grocery stores are within a mile of my home.

Besides local amenities listed below; Naples famous 3rd Street south and fine dining on Fifth avenue are just a short drive south, World class Golf courses surround Fort Myers and Naples, Disney World
Orlando is just three hours away, Busch Gardens is 2 hours away, and Sanibel/Captiva Islands , The shelling capital of the world is only 20 minutes away. ...and should you feel the need for some alligator sightings...well then Everglades City is just an hour 1/2 south.... Miami, one of the most unique cities in Florida offering a diversity of restaurants, art museums, cultural events, shopping and just 1 1/2 hours away on East coast of Florida.

Key West is a lovely day trip by boat with departures daily from Fort Myers Beach, or enjoy one of the many world class golf courses in our area. Fishing Charters
from Fort Myers Beach are
also available.

Whether you are looking for a romantic escape or a family gathering, my home is a treasure waiting to be found...and you just might be lucky enough to be here when the banana tree sprouts its annual spread of tasty exotic bananas for your morning breakfast. If not, well then 2 grocery stores are 1 mile away!

Keywords: Private Home, home, cottage, quaint, pool , hot tub, Key West Style, Quiet , Beach house, Beach cottage, Private, Island retreat, Island, Retreat, Close to beach, pool home,

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional


                  • Children Welcome:

                    Backyard pool completely fenced and locked!...moreless

                  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                    Adults must be 30 years of age,...moreless

                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


                  • Convertible bed(s): 2 sleep sofa /futon

                    Queen sleeper...moreless

                  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                    With attachment for King for couples...moreless

                  • Queen size Beds (1) Very high end, plush, in master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in guest room, Can convert to King; Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Convertible bed to Queen size, sleeps two....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully stocked with coffepot, toaster, blender, pots, pans, and utensils....moreless

                  • Catering Available:

                    At your request when needed!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    All pans and dishes provided...moreless

                  • Dining Area Seats:


                  • Refrigerator
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Toaster
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Oven
                  • Stove
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Microwave
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Linens Provided:

                    Towels, sheets, pillows, linens, special beach towels all provided...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    room for storage, luggage, bikes...moreless

                  • Babysitter
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Living Room
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer

                  Other Amenities

                      • Hi Speed Internet, Cable TV, Coffee maker, Blender,Orange juicer, Beach chairs,beach umbrella, coolers, pool toys and floats,Dart board, and indoor board games and books......moreless


                      • Video Library:

                        The public library is 1/2 mile away and there is free rental on hundres of DVDs...moreless

                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        (2) TV/DVD in living room, TV in guest room, TV in master bedroom...moreless

                      • Television:

                        Cable and Hi Speed Interneet, wireless 3 TV's,one in each bedroom...moreless

                      • Stereo
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player
                      • Books


                      • Mobile Phone:

                        prepaid cell phone available if from out of country, and you prefer not to use your cell....moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Waterfall hot tub outside attached to pool...moreless

                      • Private Pool:

                        Always heated and comfortable year round!...moreless

                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Heated Pool

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Screened lanai( sunporch) overlooks pool area; completely enclosed and has a full size couch , chairs, dining table and dart board game! Perfect for lazy afternoon reading.....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Paved outside patio with partial shade if needed. Plenty of areas around pool in full sun....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Bicycles
                      • Kayak / Canoe
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Lawn / Garden


                      • Romantic
                      • Spa
                      • Family
                      • Away From It All


                      • Zoo
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Sailing
                      • Tennis
                      • Parasailing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Synagogues
                      • Water Parks
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Museums
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Snorkeling/Diving


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                      from 6 traveler reviews
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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off Season
                      May 3 - Dec 21, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Dec 27 - May 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                      • Cleaning $100
                      • Tax Rate 11%


                      Cleaning fee $100

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 07/30/2014
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                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Regional Southwest Airport-Fort Myers

                      Everglades boat tours, Snorkeling in the keys (2 hours away) Deep sea fishing, Shelling, Outlet shopping, People watching at the Pier, Restaurants, Edison Ford Estate Home, Lovers Key State Park, Kayak and Canoe rentals, Dolphin tours,Bird Watching, Germain Arena for concerts, The Philharmonic, Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Center, and RELAXING!


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: I am a business professional in the area, and work for a local TV station. I love Florida and spend as much time at my beach rental as possible! I love the beach and have lived in the area 25 years. Some of the best times I have had are walking and biking along the 7 mile Gulf of Mexico. You just never know what you will see! I have many many repeat customers and I hope you will be one of them. I can help you with travel ideas once you are here, so feel free to call me.

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Mid Island:
                      Quaint, quiet, and relaxing vacation home!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      There are unique benefits to renting a private home, rather than a condo. You are on vacation so take advantage of it! Unique benefits to my home are privacy from the busy streets; peaceful setting; and the chance to have your own pool and spa without sharing with other condo guests. My home will feel like your own. I have made it comfortable for all .When you are in my home, you have a complete view of outdoors, and the pool area which makes you feel like you are living in nature; with all of the palm trees, frangipani and the sound of the waterfall is wonderful. You will not want to leave!

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                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Hot Tub with heated Lagoon Pool

                        Hot Tub with heated Lagoon Pool

                      • Lagoon Pool with waterfall spa surrounded by Coconut palms, and jasmine

                        Lagoon Pool with waterfall spa surrounded by Coconut palms, and jasmine

                      • Screened in Lanai, overlooking pool

                        Screened in Lanai, overlooking pool

                      • Cozy living room, couch converts to Queen sleeper

                        Cozy living room, couch converts to Queen sleeper

                      • Hot Tub

                        Hot Tub

                      • Key West Style home, Front of house

                        Key West Style home, Front of house

                      • Pool and hot tub, surrounded by Palms

                        Pool and hot tub, surrounded by Palms

                      • Beach collections displayed in house

                        Beach collections displayed in house

                      • Lagoon Pool surrounded with tropical foliage, Palms, Plumeria and Jasmine

                        Lagoon Pool surrounded with tropical foliage, Palms, Plumeria and Jasmine

                      • View from Enclosed lanai overlooking pool

                        View from Enclosed lanai overlooking pool

                      • Enclosed Lanai dining area over looking pool

                        Enclosed Lanai dining area over looking pool

                      • View at sunset,  footsteps away from my home.

                        View at sunset, footsteps away from my home.

                      • Kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances overlooks lanai

                        Kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances overlooks lanai

                      • Guest Bedroom with Daybed (2 Twin Beds) and converts to Kingsize Bed too

                        Guest Bedroom with Daybed (2 Twin Beds) and converts to Kingsize Bed too

                      • Newly renovated Zen bathroom

                        Newly renovated Zen bathroom

                      VRBO #14188

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                      This listing was first published here in 2002.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

                      $1,500 - $2,000 per week (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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