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This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo is located in the Port of the Islands community. The master bedroom is equipped with a queen sized bed, walk in closet, secondary closet and master on suite with large walk in shower and additional closet for towels and linens. The second bedroom is equipped with a large desk for home office and futon style couch, which pulls out to a double sized bed and large closet. The guest bathroom is equipped with a tub/shower. The unit also contains a washer and dryer. The kitchen has a serving window for an open view into the living room, patio, and outside. The unit is situated with a view from the patio of pristine mangrove forest behind the Faka Union river. A large table and chairs allow guests to enjoy their meals while appreciating the wildlife and scenery.
The community also offers several ammenities, such as a community pool, marina, boat ramp, and fitness center with tennis courts (paid seperately). This is the perfect gateway to the Everglades National Park, 10,000 Islands, Fakahatchee Strand, Big Cypress and much more!
Master bedroom with on suite, walk in closet, and secondary closet. The master has a window with western view of the mangroves and sliding glass door access to the patio both with vertical blinds. Chest of drawers and a TV with a direct TV service.
The guest bedroom contains a large work desk with a color printer (photo printing capability also), lamp, and adjustable office chair. The sofa can be pulled out into a double sized bed for guests.
Both bedrooms are carpetted....moreless
Master bathroom contains a walk in shower and large vanity with storage space. The toilet has a separate door to close off within the bathroom. A closet is also inside the bathroom for towels and storage.
The guest bathroom is just outside of the guest bedroom, opposite of the kitchen, and adjacent to the closet containing the washer and dryer. Both bathrooms have tile floors....moreless
New wood floors were recently installed in the living room. The living room contains a sectional leather couch and a reading chair next to an end table with a lamp for those lazy days. ...moreless
Books about the area, the wildlife, flora and fauna are in the office/guest bedroom....moreless
Small ipod dock with audio jack for other devices is included in the unit....moreless
The living room has a flat screen TV, and master bedroom is equipped with a large 55' television....moreless
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The condo has a preserve view on the backside of the port of the islands community. Enjoy views of numerous birds, manatees, rolling tarpon, and the mangrove lined river and creeks from your patio....moreless
The condo is waterfront, with floating boat dock and designated space just outside the back patio door. Deepwater boat access to the Gulf of Mexico or 10,000 islands and Everglades National Park. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Small Game
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
The serving window in the kitchen has four high chairs. A glass top table with four chairs is on the outdoor patio for more formal dining while enjoying the views....moreless
Seating for 4 people
Garage currently used for owner storage, but can be made available upon request....moreless
Peak Winter Season, 3month min Jan 1 - Apr 1 30 night min stay
My Standard Rate 30 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
Pet Fee$200 + tax
MONTHLY RENTALS ONLY
Rental fees include all utilities
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The property is located in Port of the Islands, which is a waterfront community located about 20 minutes south of Naples and Marco Island and 20 minutes north of Everglades City. The community contains a marina with bait and tackle shop and boat launch. Manatee tours and fishing guides are available through the marina and airboat rides/eco-tours are available nearby the community. For the outdoors enthusiast, Fakahatchee Strand, Big Cypress National Preserve, the 10,000 islands, and Everglades National Park offer fantastic trails for hiking, kayaking, boating, and fishing all within minutes away. Just across US41, Port of the Islands gun club offers trap, skeet, and sporting clays for the shooting enthusiast. Several golf courses are also within close proximity on US41. Twenty five minutes north of the property, in the heart of downtown Naples are the numerous restaurants, bars, and upscale shopping of Fifth Avenue, while twenty minutes south of the property, Everglades City and Chokoloskee offer the charm of old Florida. This property is perfect for those looking to retreat to a quiet, peaceful location while still within the reach of the ammenities of nearby Naples.
Personal nearby favorites include kayaking through the mangrove tunnels into East River and Fakahatchee bay, walking the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk, visiting Clyde Butcher's Gallery, fly fishing the backwaters of the 10,000 islands, taking the Key West Express from Marco Island for a day trip, photography in the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve Park and enjoying the fine dining on Fifth Avenue.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I am an avid outdoorsman, fly fisherman and photographer. I have a great passion for the Florida outdoors where I grew up diving, fishing, and hunting while trying to capture as much of it as I could on film. After high school, I went to pursue an engineering degree at Virginia Tech and upon graduation began working as a field engineer for an oilfield service company. I have worked in various locations throughout the world and currently reside in Houston, TX but home always remains south Florida to me.
Why the Owner Chose Port of the Islands: I first began coming to Port of the Islands when I was a teenager with a friend who's family has a condo there. We would go as a weekend getaway and fish the back bays and islands of the 10,000 islands and Everglades National Park. I immediately fell in love with the area. I began coming on my own with a kayak or canoe and finding my own trails through the backcountry and mangrove tunnels and exploring places raw and beautiful. For being so close to the hustle and bustle of southeast Florida where we lived, it felt like we were a world away. As I grew older I began working as a field engineer in various locations throughout the world. Working on a rotation allowed me to work for several months and then take a few weeks or a month off until the next project. I was able to live in the location of my choice during my time off and decided that Port of the Islands was the perfect place where I could be within easy reach of the ammenities of Naples, but just far enough outside to enjoy the open space and outdoors of natural Florida.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: The unique benefits of this property are definitely in the surroundings. From the back patio the western view of the mangrove lined river and small creeks during sunset are fantastic. The ability to walk out from the back patio and straight down to the floating dock was a huge seller over other properties in the community.