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Bokeelia Gardens Backyard Paradise - Bbq, Pool & Spa on 4 Acres of Greenery

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Last updated: 09/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

While you are certainly planning to enjoy all that the outdoors has to offer during your visit to Pine Island, once you enter Bokeelia Gardens you may not want to leave.
The 2500 square foot house is set on 4 acres of tropical gardens. The front of the property is sheltered from the road by dense greenery, and a large circular driveway brings you to a spacious parking area and a roomy 1 car garage.
When you enter the foyer, the smooth tiled floors and cool interiors will welcome you in to a sun-lit sitting room overlooking the lanai and swimming pool. To the right is the formal dining room where you can easily serve dinner for up to 6 people.
You will find the kitchen fully equipped, with a full sized refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, blender, toaster, coffee maker as well as serving dishes & cutlery. We have taken care to be sure you will have all the comforts of home.
The spacious family room has two couches, including a fold-out sofa-bed for any guests. Take a break from all the relaxing in front of the widescreen TV, where you can access your own Netflix account, or watch one of our DVDs, something from the library, or bring your own.
You will have full high-speed WiFi access throughout the house during your stay.

If you plan to take the cooking outdoors, we have everything ready for you. The gas grill is a great option if you want to host a small pool party and cook out all afternoon, or just to get out of the kitchen for a fun family barbecue night. When it's time to sleep, you'll find ample space for at least 8 people. One bedroom is set up with 2 twin beds, while the second has a twin trundle which can convert into a king size if needed. The master suite occupies its own wing of the house. It is comfortably arranged with a king-sized bed, and has a beautiful attached bathroom with full tub, two sinks, and a walk-in, open shower.
For additional guests, there are two more bathrooms, and a double sofa-bed in the living room.


Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    please contact owner for permission....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    4 inch step up to enter house and 4 inch step down to reach pool area. Ramps provided complimentary on request....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Master Suite : 1 king

    Private wing, attached bath w/ full tub and walk in shower...moreless

  • Trundle to King: 1 king

    Twin bed with trundle converts to King size...moreless

  • Twins: 2 twin/ single


Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free local and long distance inside the US...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some spices to share...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Older men's and ladies clubs in garage. Alden Pines golf course 3 miles away....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,500 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Cleaning/Linen fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%


To minimize housekeeping cost, guests are expected to leave the property in good condition including:

*all dishes and food preparation areas cleaned

*linens/towels left in washing machine (unwashed) or dryer (clean)

*floors swept/vaccuumed

*trash bagged, tied, placed in appropriate receptacle.

20% security deposit with lease agreement to confirm reservation

Full payment due 15 days prior to check-in

$150 cleaning-linen fee not included in rate

$500 refundable deposit due 15 days prior to check-in

*Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Last updated: 09/07/2015
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34 Miles
Nearest Airport
Southwest Florida International Airport
1.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Porthole
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Tropic Star
3.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Alden Pines
160 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Miami
21 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 75
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Red's Fresh Seafood House
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cayo Costa & North Captivia (by Ferry)

Car: Necessary

This luxurious 2,500 sq ft pool home in Bokeelia is set on 4 acres of tropical gardens, hidden away by thick stands of bamboo and groves of palm trees. The spacious lanai provides comfortable outdoor living space with pool & spa. Ideally suited for a anything from romantic getaways to family reunions.

This is truly a 'get-away'! You may find yourself a little further from the casinos and outlet stores, but it's well worth the privacy, and closeness to Florida's nature you will enjoy, and there's still plenty to do!

World class fishing, golf, kayaking, and nature parks are just down the street. Minutes away you can rent boats, kayaks, and launch your personal watercraft at the boat ramps. Paved trails run the entire length of the island, so you can enjoy an evening bike ride as the sun sets over the western coast. Quaint and trendy shops line the street in the bustling little community of Matlacha, where you can find art and antiques, souvenirs and trinkets.

You will feel right at home in this small island town, a safe and friendly community you can return to year after year!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Jim and his wife Margaret both grew up in New England, where they met, raised six children and enjoyed exploring the natural wonders of the United States and beyond as a family. Their adventures have included hiking across the Grand Canyon, camping in Acadia National park, Exploring Yellowstone and even trips to Tanzania and the Himalayas. They still spend the majority of their time in their home in New Hampshire, but enjoy visiting Florida for the beaches, fishing and boating at least a few times a year.

Why the Owner Chose Bokeelia:
After Jim's parents started spending the winters in Pine Island, he and Margaret wanted to have a place to stay nearby when they came to visit. Bokeelia Gardens was a special property Jim couldn't turn down. Always a nature lover, he appreciated the privacy from other houses and busy streets, while still placing him at the center of the Island with all it has to offer. He knew there was a lot of potential to develop it into the beautiful vacation home it is today.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Access to boating, fishing, biking, great food and ferry service to the islands. The property used to be a tropical nursery, and many of the exotic plants still grow in neat rows on the 4 acres behind the house, attracting a variety of birds. We also loved the way the house is sheltered from the street by its wide circular driveway densely filled with foliage. The master suite wing of the house is an added luxury, and best of all, the lanai with heated pool and spa is the ultimate treat!

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  • East Entry Gate - 1 of 2

    East Entry Gate - 1 of 2

  • Front yard from east entry gate

    Front yard from east entry gate

  • Living room - tray ceilings with indirect lighting

    Living room - tray ceilings with indirect lighting

  • Master Suite bedroom

    Master Suite bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom with trundle bed sets up as king or twins

    Guest Bedroom with trundle bed sets up as king or twins

  • pool and spa with sunshelf

    pool and spa with sunshelf

  • Fence for pet and child safety

    Fence for pet and child safety

  • Back Yard tropical tree farm

    Back Yard tropical tree farm

  • Welcome to Bokeelia Gardens!

    Welcome to Bokeelia Gardens!

  • Formal Dining - Chandelier dimmer plus  tray ceiling indirect lighting

    Formal Dining - Chandelier dimmer plus tray ceiling indirect lighting

  • Living Room and Kitchen

    Living Room and Kitchen

  • Master Suite Bath - walk in shower behind tub

    Master Suite Bath - walk in shower behind tub

  • Guest bedroom with two twins

    Guest bedroom with two twins

  • Pool, Spa in Lanai

    Pool, Spa in Lanai

  • Front Yard jungle between circular drive and street

    Front Yard jungle between circular drive and street

  • A shady place under the oaks

    A shady place under the oaks

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Date last modified - Saturday, October 03, 2015

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