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100% Old Florida! Gulf Views! Pet Friendly! Low Rates!

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100% natural Florida beach with hardly a person in sight.

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Coquina Cove is your very own private tropical oasis in the sun. This wonderful well-maintained, two bedroom, two bath lagoon-front single-family home offers Gulf and water views from every room, warm Gulf breezes and your own private dock. Decorated in a tropical island style you’ll enjoy quiet walks down the beach with hardly a person in sight!

No crowds here, just miles of unspoiled, 100% natural Florida (the way it used to be!). World renowned shelling, fantastic sunsets, bird watching galore, kayaking right out the back door, dolphins, gopher tortoise, and a lively lagoon where fish jump all day long. Don Pedro State park is a short walk down the beach. You’ll want to capture the Island’s charm by traveling via golf cart, we rarely use cars here. Golf cart rental is available.

Bring your boat or rent one for the ultimate in Florida lifestyle. The private dock will accommodate a single boat up to 22 feet. Like to fish? Fish right off the dock or try your luck surf fishing or book a charter with one of the local guides for a thrilling day of sport fishing or backwater challenges. Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Grouper are just a few of the many species that call our waters home.

Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) is a barrier island and a stones throw from the mainland. You’ll arrive via a short car ferry ride that takes about three minutes. Our island has a terrific resort that offers a casual restaurant, pizza place, ice cream shop, convenience store and a pirate show for the kids. The island is almost all single family homes so you’ll quickly find it has a pristine 'non-commercial” family feel. There are no large high-rise resorts, beach bars or traffic and noise. If you’re looking for that place in the sun that you can actually hear the wind whistle through the palms - you’ve found your place.

Off island you’ll be close to restaurants, shops, golf courses and world famous Boca Grande as well as other attractions. As we like to say... civilization is close but not too close. Boca Grande offers exclusive shopping, dining and sightseeing. By boat you can reach Cayo Costa Island State Park and Cabbage Key where Jimmy Buffet was inspired to write 'Cheeseburger In Paradise.' Do it all, or do nothing at all, that’s the “island” lifestyle. It’s laid back, always casual (leave your tie at home) and Florida at its best.

Sleeps four comfortably. No smoking. Pets allowed with owner's permission, additional pet deposit and $50 per pet fee. Fenced area for your convenience. Spacious, open floor plan. Fully equipped kitchen. Nice screened patio that opens into the living room. Master bedroom with private bath. Satellite TV, hammock, hot tub and more!

Don Pedro is an island experience like no other. Come to our island and see why so many have fallen in love with this little 'slice' of paradise!

Keywords: Beach House, Cottage, Casa, Bungalow, Unit, Town Home, Townhouse

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be 21 years or older to rent our home....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We also have a private dock which will accommodate you boat up to 22 feet. Please email us for more details....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Includes high speed wireless internet access....moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2015 Peak Season 2
Apr 11 - Aug 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,600 $5,800

Changeover Day: Saturday

2015 Value Season 1
Aug 8 - Nov 20, 2015
4 night min stay
$275
$1,400 $5,000
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

2015 Value Season 2
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay
$275
$1,400 $5,000
2015 / 2016 Peak Season 1
Dec 19 - Feb 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600 $5,800

Changeover Day: Saturday

2016 Spring Season
Feb 27 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,750

Changeover Day: Saturday

2016 Peak Season 2
Apr 9 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600 $5,800

Changeover Day: Saturday

2016 Value Season 1
Aug 13 - Nov 18, 2016
4 night min stay
$275
$1,400 $5,000
2016 Thanksgiving Week
Nov 19 - Nov 25, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$275
$1,400 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $50
  • $140 Cleaning Fee $140
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Check-in: 3 PM

Check-out: 10 AM

Holiday weeks are priced at the peak rates, 7 night minimum. New Year's Week is priced at the Spring Season Rate.

Note: Rates are subject to change without notice.

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Location

65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers International
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Palm Island Transport
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rum Bay Restaurant
Don Pedro Island
Nearest Beach
Don Pedro Island

Car: Not Necessary

Boat dock with water and dock lights. Beach combing and outstanding sunsets.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I grew up in Florida and as a child and teenager we would always head over to the Gulf Coast beaches for our recreation and vacations. It was a lot of fun and holds a bunch of fond memories for me. Back then, the Gulf Coast was less discovered and certainly less developed. Today, it's hard to find a beach with so few people and so underdeveloped. Quite refreshing to say the least. We chose Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) for the natural beauty and 'Old Florida' feel. This chain of islands just may be the last true Florida beach you can walk down (7 miles long) and hardly see another person. We also liked that there are no beach bars and no high-rise buildings. It is the best of Old Florida, natural, unspoiled and a genuine paradise.

Why the Owner Chose Don Pedro Island:
We bought here for the unspoiled beauty of the island and the area in general. Englewood is a low-key Old Florida 'beach town' that reminds you of how Florida looked many years ago, without the huge high-rise condominiums and massive hotels clogging the beach. There are plenty of local 'home-grown' shops and restaurants and the fishing is some of the best in world. The beaches are fantastic and the boating is world-class. If you are looking for a great family area that is close to everything, but far away from the congestion, traffic and noise, you'd be hard pressed to find a better place. The only way to get on and off the island is by a 3 minute car ferry ride. Having no bridge to the island allows for a semi-private atmosphere and keeps beach going traffic to an absolute minimum. The island is all residential other than the resort area at the north end of Palm Island which offers a quality restaurant, pizza and ice cream shoppe and small convenience store. Most all of the island traffic is by golf cart.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Staying on the island is not for everyone. If you like lots of places to shop, tourist attractions, beach bars and chain restaurants, this isn't the place for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for uncrowded and unspoiled beaches, great kayaking, fishing and swinging in a hammock under some breezy palms, this may be just the place. It's for a couple or family that wants some serious down-time ... a place to unplug and recharge your batteries and enjoy some great family time. Our house is pet-friendly with tile floors throughout, a private outdoor shower (which is great for pets!) and one of the only island homes with a tasteful fenced in yard. We always travel with our pets and we know many of you won't leave home without yours either. After all, they're part of the family. There's an entertainment area under the house with a very nice gas grill, bar area, table and chairs and a hot tub. Out back, you'll enjoy a private dock overlooking the lagoon with dock lights and water. On the property you'll see plenty of Gopher Tortoise and native birds. Our landscaping is all Florida native and offers a very private environment.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • 100% natural Florida beach with hardly a person in sight.

    100% natural Florida beach with hardly a person in sight.

  • Deck and entertainment area under the house with hammock.

    Deck and entertainment area under the house with hammock.

  • Casual island style living room with gulf views.

    Casual island style living room with gulf views.

  • Private dock and lagoon.

    Private dock and lagoon.

  • Lagoon view bedroom.

    Lagoon view bedroom.

  • Two beach bikes are included with your stay.

    Two beach bikes are included with your stay.

  • Short, 3 minute car ferry ride from the mainland to the island.

    Short, 3 minute car ferry ride from the mainland to the island.

  • A Great Blue Heron stops by for a visit.

    A Great Blue Heron stops by for a visit.

  • Private beach access.

    Private beach access.

  • A typical day at our beach, rarely a person in sight.

    A typical day at our beach, rarely a person in sight.

  • View of Bocilla Lagoon from our dock.

    View of Bocilla Lagoon from our dock.

  • Cozy porch for lazy afternoon sunsets.

    Cozy porch for lazy afternoon sunsets.

  • View from the Screened Porch.

    View from the Screened Porch.

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen and Snack Bar.

    Fully Equipped Kitchen and Snack Bar.

  • Gulf view bedroom with high quality furnishings.

    Gulf view bedroom with high quality furnishings.

  • Screened Lanai, lagoon view.

    Screened Lanai, lagoon view.

  • Dining area.

    Dining area.

  • Outdoor shower is very private and great for you or your pet.

    Outdoor shower is very private and great for you or your pet.

  • 4-person golf cart rental available.

    4-person golf cart rental available.

  • Hot tub ready for your enjoyment.

    Hot tub ready for your enjoyment.

  • Typical stress melting sunset.

    Typical stress melting sunset.

  • The green house with the pineapple shutters, the symbol of hospitality.

    The green house with the pineapple shutters, the symbol of hospitality.

  • Well appointed, clean, bathrooms.

    Well appointed, clean, bathrooms.

  • Park style charcoal grill (charcoal and lighter fluid is not included).

    Park style charcoal grill (charcoal and lighter fluid is not included).

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/03/2015
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