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Casa Del Rio, Tropical Resort Feel, Breathtaking River Views, Large Pool & Dock

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Southeast house description

Casa Del Rio is a riverfront, luxuriously appointed vacation home, that feels more like a tropical resort. The water views are stunning and unparalleled. It is situated on a huge lot overlooking the massive Caloosahatchee river and expansive bridge connecting Cape Coral to Ft Myers. It has 80 ft of seawall right on the river and its own private heated pool and dock.

It has been recently remodeled and boasts many upgraded amenities as well as water / pool views from almost every room. The back wall of the house is entirely composed of large sliding glass doors with access to the pool and can be opened bringing the outdoors inside. In addition, there is a large sun deck overlooking both the pool and dock, perfect for sunbathing or dining al fresco while watching the sunset light up the water.

The kitchen has Corian countertops, with all new stainless steel appliances, including a gourmet wall oven and cooktop. There is plenty of counter / bar space for buffet style meals and entertaining. In addition, there is a separate dining area overlooking the pool and river.

Right off the kitchen is pub style bar area also overlooking the pool and river which has bar furniture that can used indoors or out. There is even a wine fridge next to the bar where you can bring and store your own vintage or bubbly.

One of the bedrooms is a master suite with its own en suite bath. The large master bath is extremely luxurious with a 4 foot glassed in shower and elegant double vanity. The other two guest bedrooms are spacious and located conveniently adjacent to the guest bath.

The river and pool can be seen from all living areas of the house. The living room has comfy sofas, one of which pulls out for guests not wishing to sleep together. There are 3 Flat Screen TVs, cable, and wifi for indoor entertainment. You can watch the game or entertain in the bar area, while the kids watch movies in the living room, without being interrupted.

The patio area by the pool includes lounge chairs for relaxing as well as wicker chairs and a sitting area for congregating.

There is a large sundeck on the bank of the river with plenty of space for relaxing or entertaining. There is a Kitchen Aid 4 burner stainless steel built in BBQ and sink for some serious grilling while enjoying those amazing views.

The dock has a 12,000 pound lift and can easily store even a very large boat, if you choose to bring or rent one. It has direct river and gulf access within easy reach of local beaches and watering holes on Sanibel Island, Ft. Myers Beach, Pine Island, Captiva, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa, etc.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2263 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking inside the house not allowed but you are able to smoke outside....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                All Renters must be 21 years of age (unless accompanied by parent) ...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Family Friendly...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

                Double Vanity...moreless

              • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Circular wood and glass dining table that seats 6 overlooking the pool and river. Kitchen counter can also be used for dining and seats 4...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Stainless Steel Side by side refrigerator / freezer with ice maker and filtered water available in the door...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full set of plates, serving dishes, and utensils for both serving and cooking...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Corian Counter tops, Counter bar area for buffet style meals and entertaining...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                There is a range of glasses and stemware...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Stainless Steel 2 drawer dishwasher...moreless

              • Oven:

                Gourmet stainless steel wall oven...moreless

              • Stove:

                Glass cooktop with vented hood...moreless

              Amenities

              • Washing Machine:

                Brand New Large Capacity top loading Washer...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Brand New Large Capacity top loading Dryer...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath towels and Pool towels provided...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Linens for all beds provided...moreless

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

              Other Amenities

                  • There is an independent babysitter available that we have used many times for our own children. We would be happy to provide her contact information for parents who want to arrange for a night(s) out on the town....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    3 TVs, Living Room, Bar Area, Master Bedroom (1)...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Prism TV with extended cable channel package...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    A selection of DVDs for both adults and kids...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Kids Toys for younger children...moreless

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Free Unlimited Calling within the U.S....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Free High Speed Wireless Internet...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Heated oversized pool with 135K BTU electric heater (no cloud outs as with solar)...moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large patio overlooking pool, large sun deck on river bank and dock...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    There is a Boat Lift in the dock and boats can be rented locally...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Built in BBQ 4 burner propane grill on the sun deck...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    80 ft of Seawall and a 12K lb Boat Lift directly on the River with Gulf Access...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Breathtaking views of the Caloosahatchee River Intercoastal Waterway ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Hospital
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Rafting
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Zoo
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 22 - Dec 6, 2014
                  14 night min stay

                  $1,450
                  Christmas
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                  14 night min stay

                  $1,450
                  Peak Season
                  Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,450
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,250

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                  Location

                  14 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Ft. Myers International Airport
                  0.7 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Jimbo's
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Gulf Harbor Yacht and Country Club
                  11 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 75
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Ford's Garage, Siam Thai, Others

                  Car: Recommended

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2013

                  About the owner: As the owners, this is not just a rental property to us, but our second home. Our family has been using this property since we purchased it in May as our own private slice of paradise. We have spent countless weekends making family memories that will last our lifetimes. We recently decided to open it up to guests when we are not using it, but to us it is still our home. As such, you will find it is well loved and cared for and is definitely not your average rental property.

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Southeast:
                  The owners are native Floridians and have lived for 40+ years all over the state. We would be happy to provide suggestions for sightseeing and fun both within Cape Coral and beyond to other parts of Florida. We have two school aged children so we know what it is like to travel as a family and this house is our perfect getaway. We also love to entertain so we know that the house will serve both adults and children equally well to enjoy their vacation.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  What we most enjoy about this house is dining outdoors overlooking the water at sunset. The kids enjoy fishing off the dock and watching the mullet school around the dock at night. A late afternoon nap in the lounge chairs by the pool, after being out on the boat all day, is the perfect way to recharge for a fun filled evening with friends and family.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • Breathtaking River Views

                    Breathtaking River Views

                  • Best Location in Cape Coral right on the River

                    Best Location in Cape Coral right on the River

                  • Corian counters and all new stainless steel appliances

                    Corian counters and all new stainless steel appliances

                  • Dine al fresco while watching the sunset sparkle off the water

                    Dine al fresco while watching the sunset sparkle off the water

                  • Comfortable living room with 60' Flat Screen HDTV

                    Comfortable living room with 60' Flat Screen HDTV

                  • Dining with views of the pool and river

                    Dining with views of the pool and river

                  • Spacious Master Suite with 42' Flat Screen HDTV

                    Spacious Master Suite with 42' Flat Screen HDTV

                  • Luxurious Master Shower with rain head and beautiful glass tile inlay

                    Luxurious Master Shower with rain head and beautiful glass tile inlay

                  • Second Guest bedroom with sliding doors to pub area and patio

                    Second Guest bedroom with sliding doors to pub area and patio

                  • Open concept and layout throughout home

                    Open concept and layout throughout home

                  • Large boat dock with 12,000 lb. boat lift and direct gulf access

                    Large boat dock with 12,000 lb. boat lift and direct gulf access

                  • Relax or Fish right off the dock enjoying the river

                    Relax or Fish right off the dock enjoying the river

                  • Welcome to Casa del Rio

                    Welcome to Casa del Rio

                  • Even the Kitchen has an amazing view

                    Even the Kitchen has an amazing view

                  • Enjoy Lounging around the heated pool

                    Enjoy Lounging around the heated pool

                  • Expansive oversized pool with large patio for relaxing

                    Expansive oversized pool with large patio for relaxing

                  • Tropical relaxation indoors or out

                    Tropical relaxation indoors or out

                  • Pub style bar with furniture that can be used indoors or out

                    Pub style bar with furniture that can be used indoors or out

                  • Master en suite Bathroom with Double Vanity and silver travertine

                    Master en suite Bathroom with Double Vanity and silver travertine

                  • Spacious Guest Bedroom

                    Spacious Guest Bedroom

                  • Guest bathroom in oil rubbed bronze fixtures and royal scabos travertine

                    Guest bathroom in oil rubbed bronze fixtures and royal scabos travertine

                  • From the Living Room enjoy watching TV or simply gazing out over the water

                    From the Living Room enjoy watching TV or simply gazing out over the water

                  • Large sun deck for relaxing by the river or grilling on the built-in BBQ

                    Large sun deck for relaxing by the river or grilling on the built-in BBQ

                  • Best water views in Cape Coral

                    Best water views in Cape Coral

                  VRBO #505828

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

                  $1,250 - $1,450 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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