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Come enjoy this restful and spacious 4 BR, 2 bath home that sits on a Gulf access salt water canal. Home has open floor plan with high ceilings, split floor plan with large master bedroom and bath and additional 3 bedrooms and spare bath. You will love the large kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and center island for preparing those delicious meals! Enjoy dinner and a swim on the lanai with the heated salt water pool, gas grill and patio furniture overlooking quiet canal. Be amused at the mullets jumping out of the water and be awed by the Western exposure sunset from the lanai or eat in dining area. Home has formal dining room, eat in dining area, sitting area and spacious living room. Living room has 55' 3D smart TV with 3D DVD's available for nightly entertainment. Three other rooms also have TV's with Dish Network satellite and wifi. Master bedroom has king bed and sitting area with separate master bath complete with roomy shower, soaking tub, his and hers walk-in closets and his and hers sinks. Spare bedrooms two and three have queen beds, one with with TV. Fourth bedroom has daybed with trundle that can also serve as a kid's getaway with books, games, TV, DVD player and Wii with games. Outdoor activities also include two bikes with bike trails along Veteran's highway, a kayak which seats two and a fenced in area suitable for children to play. There is a floating dock also if you wanted to rent a boat (boat seen in pictures is not available for renter use) as well as a nice fishing spot. Pool also has child gate available for added safety. Home is conveniently located 30 minutes from Fort Myers airport, Fort Myers beach and 35 minutes from beautiful Sanibel Island. Cape Coral also has it's own beach and community center as well as marinas and boat rentals. There are some great restaurants, a mall and plenty of shopping within 15 minutes. We hope you will come and find out why we chose this house as our 'home away from home' and place of rest. Life is a journey that brings along with it busyness and stress. Here is a place you can unwind, relax and enjoy. Come to Journey's Rest Villa to rest, relax and reconnect with those most important in your life.
Smoking is only allowed outside. Absolutely no smoking inside of house!...moreless
Pets Not Allowed
House is all on one floor however there is a step up into the house and to go out to the lanai. There are no special installations for wheelchairs but master bath also has large stand up shower. Shower chair can be available upon request....moreless
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bedroom 2: 1 queen
Warm and comfortable queen bed with large closet...moreless
Bedroom 3: 1 queen
Nice mission style queen bed and large closet, tv...moreless
Bedroom 1: 1 king
Large master BR with sitting area, tv, private pool entry...moreless
4thBR/kid's room with twin & trundle, tv, wii, games...moreless
Large, spacious master bedroom in separate wing of house with private large bathroom, TV, sitting area for reading, private entrance to pool/lanai area for privacy and a romantic getaway! All bedrooms with spare sheets, large closet space and ample room to rest, relax and reconnect. ...moreless
Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower
Spare bath that opens to lanai and pool, closet, large sink...moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower
Master bath, walk in shower, soaking tub, his & hers sinks...moreless
Master bath is large and spacious with enclosed toilet, soaking candle, large standup shower, his and hers sinks, linen closet, and walk in closet. All bathrooms have towels, hand towels and wash cloths as well as beach towels for outdoor use. Bathrooms also have spare linens and large sinks with cabinets for storage and personal items...moreless
Very quiet area of Cape Coral on gulf access salt water canal. No homes across canal and no homes on one side of house. A great place to relax and unwind but close to beaches, great sunsets, shopping, dining and airport. The home features a spacious open floor plan with high ceilings, lots of window and plenty of room for spreading out and enjoying your vacation. Four bedrooms and 2 baths gives the home sleeping for 6-8. The newly heated pool has also been converted to salt water which is easier on the skin and more natural. Lights in the pool and on the lanai make it possible to swim all hours. There is also a kid's gate that is easily assembled to protect your little ones from wandering in the pool. The home also has a security system that allows you to know when doors are being opened for added protection of the little ones. Life jackets are available for boating. There are two floating lounges for the pool. The canal is great for kayaking with little boat activity....moreless
Books for kids, men and women as well as magazines, novels and non-fiction...moreless
3D bluray DVD player in living room, bluray DVD player in kid's room...moreless
3rd spare bedroom also doubles as kid's play room...moreless
Kids and adult games including cards, Mexican Train Game, Uno and Phase 10...moreless
Sound bar in living room and portable radio/CD player...moreless
55' 3D smart tv in living room (3D movies and glasses also available for 8), tv's also in master bedroom, mission style spare bedroom and kid's room. Can access movies from your netflix account....moreless
New gas grill for those home cooked BBQ meals!...moreless
Water Sports Gear:
Floating dock for fishing, boating, sunning and watching fish jump...moreless
Pool / Spa
Private pool and lanai with new heater and salt water. Overlooks the salt water canal. Lanai also leads to fenced in yard area. Kid's pool gate available for safety and recommended for young kids...moreless
High Season Nov 22 - Apr 30, 2016 3 night min stay
Low Season May 1 - Nov 21, 2016 3 night min stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Cleaning fee$150 + tax
Property Damage Protection$59
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Pine Island within 15 minutes and Sanibel Island within 30 minutes. Salt water and fresh water fishing. Eco park with kayaking and biking. Everglades within 45 minutes. Fort Myers within 30 minutes. Lots of great restaurants and sunsets to see!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We have lived in New York since being married 30 years ago and are inching our way to living in a MUCH warmer climate! We have used vrbo.com for family vacations for about 10 years and had wonderful experiences with them so we naturally wanted to list our home on vrbo for those times we can't be there. We both got certified to scuba dive in the last couple years, enjoy the outdoors and value our down time with family. Some of our most precious memories were those years we spent a week together at various homes throughout Florida. We hope that our home will also make some memories that you will cherish for a very long time!
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Southwest: We looked at 20 houses in 2 days when we visited Cape Coral in July and this house was number 20 and when we walked in it was a big WOW for us and the realtor! We felt this was a home that others would find welcoming, comfortable, and fun! We wanted a home on a salt water canal, with a pool, within an hour of an international airport, within a couple hours of diving and within half an hour of the beach. So this house hit the mark! We have set it up with families in mind, to be nice but comfortable and inviting. We hope that you will find it to be a great place to rest, relax and reconnect with those most precious to you!
The Unique Benefits at this House: Our house manager is from Europe and speaks English and German!