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Make This Your Home-Away-from-Home with Direct Access to the Gulf of Mexico

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Last updated: 09/16/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Location! Location! Location!

What a great spot for your home-away-from-home. Just sit back and imagine this. A very nice, four bedroom, two and one-half bath home located directly across the street from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico with a view of the Gulf from the front lanai. Walk out your front door and within less than 200 feet you are on one of the finest bathing, shelling, and sunning beaches in the USA. Just steps from where you arrive on the beach is Doc's where you can rent jet skis, water trikes, catamarans, or go parasailing. Or, just sit back and relax and enjoy the cool breezes and the beautiful view.

Back at your home-away-from-home enjoy the very nicely decorated family room area equipped with 55-inch TV with DVD player and stereo with CD player, with spacious open floor plan connecting to the fully-equipped modern kitchen. Off the family room area is a Florida room, also with 32' TV, opening up to the back deck that is equipped with table and chairs for outdoor eating and a gas grill for doing your outdoor cooking. This deck overlooks the beautiful heated pool for your own private enjoyment. The enclosed, screened pool area is equipped with reclining sun lounges, rafts, and beach towels.

Just off the pool area is your own private boat dock on the canal which runs directly behind your home-away-from-home. You can bring along your own boat or waverunners and park them here for your enjoyment or you can rent them nearby by the week or month and keep them docked at your back door. You can also try your luck at fishing off this dock. This canal has direct access to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

Also on the main floor is a utility room with washer and dryer, and two bedrooms each equipped with queen-size beds, TVs with VCRs, and opening onto a screened lanai that looks out on the beautiful Gulf view. Relax after a day of beachcombing, the finest shelling in Florida, swimming in your own pool, shopping at the hundreds of shopping areas, or golfing at the many beautiful golf courses nearby. You can enjoy the spectacular sunsets from that screened lanai while sipping a cool drink.

The upper floor is where the spacious master bedroom with master bath is privately located. This bedroom is equipped with its own TV with VCR and DVD player and king-size bed. There is also ample closet space located off this bedroom.

A two-car garage with workshop is located on the ground floor along with an additional bedroom that is furnished with 3 full size futon couch/bunk bed combo units which can be used for your children's sleeping and gathering place. This room is also equipped with a TV/VCR/DVD. There is also a half bath located there for use from the pool area.

Just pack your bags and make this your 'home-away-from-home' for a week, a month, or longer - by giving us a call. Come see for yourself.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                21 or accompanied by a parent....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

                This is the master bedroom on the 3rd floor of home....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                This is one of 2 bedrooms on 2nd (main) floor of the home....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                This is 1 of 2 bedrooms on the 2nd (main) floor of the home....moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 3 bunk bed

                Dorm type bedroom with 3 bunk/full futon combinations...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (3)

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Master bathroom on 3rd floor....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Bathroom on 2nd floor between 2 bedrooms....moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet

                Half bath off dorm bedroom with sink/toilet....moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View
              • Waterfront:

                Canal for boating or fishing with direct access to Gulf....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                main table seats 8, 2 folding tables seats 4 each....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 16 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Beach chairs, umbrella, coolers and sand toys provided....moreless

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Dec 20 - May 1, 2015
              7 night min stay

              Spring/Early Summer
              May 2 - Jul 11, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 11%


              $250 cleaning fee charged additional. Add 15% to Holiday weeks including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and Easter. Add'l charge of $100/person over 12 people.

              Deposit required on signing of lease to guarantee your rental time period. Balance to be paid 30 days before rental start.

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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: We are from northwest Ohio both working in the construction industry hoping to retire within a year or so. So now you know why we came to sunny Florida for a vacation home, We have a summer home on Lake Erie in Ohio so from that you can see that we do like water views and the fun that it brings to our lives. We have 2 sons and daughter-in-laws and 7 grandchildren between them ranging in age from 27-7. We have had so many wonderful vacations here with all of them which is the reason we know you too will enjoy it here with your extended families, with friends or with just you and your immediate family. As our kids and grandkids say 'we love going to our Bonita's so relaxing and a great time for all of us to be together and just have fun! ' Come and try it yourselves.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
              We stayed at another large VRBO rental in 2000 in Bonita with our entire family and had so much fun that we started looking later that year and found our home here in 2002. Our home is located just around the corner from the home that we rented in 2000 which reinforces how much we enjoy this area. While looking for our home we looked at quite a few but always came back to the ones that were located on the water (as ours is with the canal in the back) and as close as possible to the beautiful Gulf beach here in Bonita. Ours is right across the street with a view of the Gulf from the front lanai. We also really liked the idea of having our own private pool in the backyard. After coming back to look at this house a couple times we just knew it was the one. As soon as you walk in the door you can just feel the relaxation set in. We have had many people stay over the last several years and that seems to be the common thread in their's so relaxing and feels like home. Come and try it and see if you have the same feeling we do.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Our home is set up with the comforts of home from all linens and kitchen necessities to beach chairs, beach towels, a wagon to haul things to the beach and coolers for refreshments while there. We also have bikes (4 adult and 2 smaller ones) for your use. There is also a dock out back on the canal with direct access to the Gulf for you to fish off or tie up your boat to. If you don't have a boat there are numerous boat rentals in the area for you to rent a boat and tie it off at our dock for your enjoyment while you are here. Come and enjoy!!

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              Speaks: english



              • Living & Dining Room

                Living & Dining Room

              • Screen Enclosed Heated Swimming Pool

                Screen Enclosed Heated Swimming Pool

              • Master Bedroom-3rd Floor

                Master Bedroom-3rd Floor

              • Queen Bedroom-Main Floor

                Queen Bedroom-Main Floor

              • Queen Bedroom-Main Floor

                Queen Bedroom-Main Floor

              • Ground Floor Dorm Room

                Ground Floor Dorm Room

              • Beautiful Gulf Sunset

                Beautiful Gulf Sunset

              • Front of Home

                Front of Home

              • Sun Room

                Sun Room

              • Master Bath-3rd Floor

                Master Bath-3rd Floor

              • Full Bath-Main Floor

                Full Bath-Main Floor

              • Queen Bedroom-Main Floor

                Queen Bedroom-Main Floor

              • Fishing off Canal in Back

                Fishing off Canal in Back

              VRBO #15916

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              This listing was first published here in 2002.

              Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

              $3,000 - $3,500 per week (USD)

              4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 15

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2002
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 75%
              • Calendar last updated: 09/16/2014
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              (419) 668-5326 (Ohio, USA)

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