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Taffy Buoy: a 3 BR/2BA Canal Front Pool Home Minutes from the Beach

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Mid Island house description

House - 3 bedrooms + convertible beds, 2 baths (sleeps 8)

Taffy Buoy is a recently decorated and newly furnished canal front home with a spacious pool, patio and heated spa. Be our guest and enjoy a home we hope provides all the facilities needed for a great vacation; a boat dock, WIFI, (tandem) Tarpon Wilderness kayak, bike, lots of water teeming with wildlife, including dolphins, manatees and leaping fish, and of course the white beaches of the gulf.

Taffy Buoy is decorated in a bright, coastal theme throughout. The first floor comprises an ample lounge, dining area, kitchen and master bedroom. The lounge has a 42' flat screen TV with DVD and convertible sofa bed. The dining room has seating for 8 at the table and 3 more at the bar. The fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and island has a sliding patio door onto the lanai and patio, through which the morning light floods in.

The master bedroom has a queen sized bed, closet and drawer storage, a 32' wall-mounted flat screen TV with built in DVD and a patio door leading out to the lanai, spa and views of the water beyond.

The upstairs comprises two bedrooms, light and brightly decorated they both have great views onto the canal and mangrove preserve. One bedroom has a queen size bed with wall mounted flat screen TV and the other has two twin beds (one with pull out that converts to sleep 2) and a wall mounted flat screen TV. Both upstairs bedrooms share a bathroom, located between.

The stand out feature of this home is the private, fenced in rear patio with huge pool deck and a proper sized pool - great for entertaining and relaxing! You can also dine outside or enjoy a drink at the wet bar under the screened-in lanai.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                up to two small dogs with a non-refundable deposit...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street
              • Air Conditioning
              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • We have a Wilderness tandem kayak with access to the bay from the dock in the backyard. We also have beach toys, beach umbrella and beach chairs....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    (4) tv in living room as well as in all three bedrooms...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    Enjoy the ample, private outdoor space! A covered lanai with hot tub, wet bar and outside dining, leads out to a spacious pool deck and proper siez pool. Walk on down to the private dock and gaze out over the mangrove preserve beyond. ...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Parasailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Swimming
                  • Hospital
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Groceries
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  spring/summer
                  Apr 20 - Sep 27, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,200
                  fall/winter
                  Sep 28 - Dec 12, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,200
                  winter
                  Dec 13 - Feb 23, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,500
                  Spring 1
                  Feb 28 - Apr 25, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,000

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • cleaning fee $220 + tax
                  • processing fee $75 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Pet Fee $300
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  1/3 of total amount to hold the reservation, 1/3 is paid 60 days before arrival and the remaining 1/3 is paid 30 days before arrival. Payment can be made by personal check or paypal.


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                  Last updated: 07/29/2014
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                  Location

                  Taffy Buoy is perfectly located mid-island, a five minute walk to the white sands of the gulf, a mile from the action at Time Square and yet at the same time, a secluded retreat far from the madding crowd. Also within a few minutes walk of the house are our local supermarket Topps, local liquor store behind it, the community park with pool, water slide, basketball courts, tennis courts, and playground, and Heavenly Biscuit, the best breakfast location on the island. Meanwhile all you hear at Taffy Buoy at night is the sound of nature.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About: A Welshman and Californian came together to discover the eclectic glory that is Fort Myers Beach. With 6 kids from ages 19 to 2.5, we find FMB and Taffy Buoy has something for all of us. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

                  Why Private Homes, Mid Island:
                  We first came here in 2009 and rented on this same street. Perhaps it was the sunset over the white sandy beach or the sight of a dolphin pod on the bay while kayaking, but we fell in love with the mixture of ecological beauty and vibrant down to earth life.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The front of the cottage is cute and welcoming but we fell in love with the beautiful rear patio. The private pool and dock with the timeless beauty of the mangrove preserve beyond did it for us, and that's before we saw our first fish jumping!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Taffy Buoy from the road

                    Taffy Buoy from the road

                  • The Dining Room

                    The Dining Room

                  • The Dining Room

                    The Dining Room

                  • Upstairs guest bedroom 2

                    Upstairs guest bedroom 2

                  • The upstairs bathroom

                    The upstairs bathroom

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • The covered Lanai dining table

                    The covered Lanai dining table

                  • The pool and covered lanai

                    The pool and covered lanai

                  • Upstairs guest bedroom 1

                    Upstairs guest bedroom 1

                  • The canal and mangrove preserve

                    The canal and mangrove preserve

                  • THe heated spa

                    THe heated spa

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • The wet bar under the covered Lanai

                    The wet bar under the covered Lanai

                  • Taffy Buoy from the road at dusk

                    Taffy Buoy from the road at dusk

                  VRBO #421727

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

                  $1,200 - $2,000 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/29/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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