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Nellie's Nest - 5 Min to Open Water! Five Star Reviews!

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bokeelia house description

Nellie’s Nest is named after the previous owner & long time Bokeelia creative personality, Miss Nellie. Now owned by her nephew, this home is cozy, well loved and beautifully remodeled. Reminders of Miss Nellie exist in her original art work, lush gardens, and historic memorabilia. The home is on a quiet, dead end street with water on both sides of the road & is 2 streets away from the public boat ramp. It is located on the northern tip of Pine Island, a mere 5 minutes to open water. Pine Island has a 15 mile long public bike path which runs the full length of the island but the real focus of this quaint fishing village is gorgeous Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico, and fantastic fishing for all ages. Cayo Costa State Park can be reached by private boat or ferry. Boca Grande Pass is the location of annual tarpon tournaments every June and is a brief 20 minute run by boat. You have to drive through Matlacha to get to Bokeelia so you already appreciated all the art galleries and restaurants (including Great Licks with home made ice cream!). Sit by the dock and watch the mullet jump in the canal while the egrets, herons, and osprey go fishing!



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1120 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

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

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Pillow top mattresses w quality linens...moreless

          • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Dble pillow top futon w full set of linens; Crib available...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Pillow top mattress w quality linens...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes & utensils w service for 6. Several serving bowls, platter. Lots of drinking glasses of various sizes. Wineglasses....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Extensive spices, plastic wrap & sandwich bags, napkins, etc. Some condiments in the fridge....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Pots, pans, casserole dishes, mixer, blender, measuring cups/spoons, etc...moreless

          • Dining:

            DR w seating for 6. Area opens on to the lanai....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Large double sink which overlooks the canal....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            We have a double lot so there is plenty of room to park a boat trailer....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full laundry room w some supplies available....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full laundry room w some supplies available....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air. Also several ceiling fans...moreless

          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking

          Other Amenities

              • Single level home, fully remodeled & tastefully furnished. Exceptionally clean. Pantry has basic paper goods & spices. Use of garden in season. Central heat/AC & several ceiling fans. On deep water canal with FREE dockage for up to 24 foot boat. On site parking for boat trailer. Deluxe fish cleaning station. Kayaks w/ accessories....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Heated community pool 7 mi from the house...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Great outdoor seating under large Sunsetter awning...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Seasonal garden w tomatoes, peppers, herbs...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Alden Pines golf course 2 miles away...moreless

                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        Deep water canal with seawall....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Sailing
                      • Hiking
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Swimming
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 18 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      Jun 1 - Oct 2, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $100
                      $600 $2,000
                      Summer 2015
                      Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $100
                      $600
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $135
                      $900 $2,700
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Cleaning fee > 4 guests $115
                      • Cleaning fee for 1-4 $100
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      No additional charge for boat docking or trailer parking. Cancellations up to 30 days before arrival date with refund minus credit card processing fees.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 09/18/2014
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                      Location

                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Fort Myers (RSW)
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Tropic Star
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Cayo Costa - by personal boat or ferry
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Lazy Flamingo 2 mi. Bert's Bar in Matlacha. Etc
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Alden Pines
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Lazy Flamingo Restaurant & Bar

                      Car: Necessary

                      Public boat ramp 2 streets away (0.25 mi), marina close by for power boat rental.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: Robert grew up in Bokeelia and after years away from 'home' was able to return to southwest Florida. He loves being back on the water & goes fishing on the boat every chance he gets!

                      Why the Owner Chose Bokeelia:
                      This home was completely remodeled & updated after Hurricane Charley blew through in 2004. A lot of attention to detail was put into the renovation and it has been on the rental market since 2008. We now have guests returning for the 6th year in a row. Our guests rave about the location, the cleanliness, and how well appointed the house is - down to the wine bottle opener! Everything is on one level so there are no stairs to climb.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Outstanding salt water fishing - flats, inshore, & off shore; kayaking, sailing, boating, scuba diving. Tennis. Bike riding. Peace and quiet. Nature walks. Boat tours. Randell Research Center for Calusa Indian history & archeology. Bird watching. Shelling & swimming on barrier islands. Nature preserves. Sunset cruises on the Gulf. Mangoes, Key limes & other tropical fruit grown on the island. Museum of the Islands. Golf Course 2 miles away with 20+ other courses in the area. Many restaurants accessible by boat or car. The Great Calusa Blueway paddling trail in minutes. Marina nearby for boat rentals. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. Edison Winter Estates in Fort Myers. Cheeseburger in Paradise?? No further than Cabbage Key!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • One of many feathered neighbors

                        One of many feathered neighbors

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Looking out from the DR table

                        Looking out from the DR table

                      • Looking from LR towards bathroom & 2nd BR.  Large flat screen TV

                        Looking from LR towards bathroom & 2nd BR. Large flat screen TV

                      • Master bedroom w comfy queen size bed.  Closet & full dresser not shown.

                        Master bedroom w comfy queen size bed. Closet & full dresser not shown.

                      • 2nd BR w Tommy Bahama headboards & very comfy beds

                        2nd BR w Tommy Bahama headboards & very comfy beds

                      • 2nd bath.

                        2nd bath.

                      • Den with pillow top futon, small flat screen TV

                        Den with pillow top futon, small flat screen TV

                      • Fish Cleaning Station...you have to catch your own fish!

                        Fish Cleaning Station...you have to catch your own fish!

                      • Welcome to Nellie's Nest!  Painted by friend & local artist Mel Meo.

                        Welcome to Nellie's Nest! Painted by friend & local artist Mel Meo.

                      • Nellie's Nest canal side.  Plenty of room to tie up your boat!  Room up to 24'.

                        Nellie's Nest canal side. Plenty of room to tie up your boat! Room up to 24'.

                      • Kitchen & dining area.  Sunshine in from the lanai.

                        Kitchen & dining area. Sunshine in from the lanai.

                      • Great new furniture in the living room Summer 2013.  Note terrazzo floors.

                        Great new furniture in the living room Summer 2013. Note terrazzo floors.

                      • Main bathroom

                        Main bathroom

                      • Master bedroom with desk for your laptop.  Free wireless.

                        Master bedroom with desk for your laptop. Free wireless.

                      • 2nd BR has a small dresser...but a large marine map!

                        2nd BR has a small dresser...but a large marine map!

                      • Full laundry facilities

                        Full laundry facilities

                      • Den & a favorite recliner :)

                        Den & a favorite recliner :)

                      • Seasonal tomatoes from the garden Dec-April.  5 different kinds planted in Oct.

                        Seasonal tomatoes from the garden Dec-April. 5 different kinds planted in Oct.

                      VRBO #262069

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Monday, September 22, 2014

                      $100 - $135 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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