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Furnished to the highest standards, fully air-conditioned; beautifully carpeted and tiled throughout in cool shades; lovely pool overlooking lake; all rooms have ceiling fans; 3 separate living areas: 2 indoors (great room and the den), plus outdoor lanai by the pool; telephone with free local calls, DVD / CD player, 4 TVs; beach chairs, a cool box and ice packs, sun umbrella; hair-dryers. Main living area: the great room, big and airy with luxurious seating; 2 eating areas, informal and formal. Den: comfortable sofa, its own TV/DVD combo, desk, printer and hi-speed internet (just bring your laptop). Master bedroom: king size bed, TV, en-suite luxury bathroom including a large walk-in shower, walk-in closet /wardrobe, and quiet seating area. 2nd bedroom: queen double, TV. 3rd bedroom: twin. Each bedroom has large closet / wardrobe. All bed linen and towels provided. Well appointed kitchen, every convenience for cooking. Separate laundry.
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2200 sq. ft.
Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Non Smoking Only
Pets Not Allowed
Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
The house is all on one level, with tile on the floor of the large central great room. There is a step up over the threshold to enter. And the walk-in shower in the master bathroom has a lip about 4 inches / 10cm high....moreless
Shower is in a large walk-in cubicle, Hair-dryer provided...moreless
Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower
Shower is over the bath. Hair-dryer provided...moreless
Bathroom 1 is in the Master suite, and is spacious and luxurious. with twin sinks, walk-in shower and bathtub.
The second bathroom is shared by bedrooms 2 & 3, and is a full family bathroom with shower & bathtub.
All towels (including for the pool) are supplied....moreless
There are lots of books in the den, please help yourself on a 'take one leave one' basis...moreless
June to November 2015 Sep 10 - Nov 30, 2015 7 night min stay
December 2015 Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2015 7 night min stay
January 2016 Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2016 7 night min stay
February to March 2016 Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2016 7 night min stay
April 2016 Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016 7 night min stay
May 2016 May 1 - May 31, 2016 7 night min stay
June - November 2016 Jun 1 - Nov 30, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
The 2 week period for Christmas & Easter are charged at the February / March rate for that year.
Electric pool heat is optional £75 per week.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Colonial Pointe is an exclusive, gated community of 72 single-family homes in South Fort Myers, surrounding a peaceful lake. Wide selection of local shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. Championship golf courses at every turn. Just 10 minutes from the glorious west coast islands of Sanibel and Captiva, and Fort Myers Beach. The Ford and Edsion winter homes are worth a visit. The wildlife is great - Lakes Park is just a short a cycle ride or a 5 minute drive from the house.
The local Publix (2 minutes by car) and Sweetbay (walking distance) are great grocery stores, with excellent fresh produce, sushi, fish, steaks, wine, etc.
If you're arriving late and tired, 7-11 (24 hour convenience store and gas / petrol) is literally just round the corner.
Walgreens and more are just round the corner. And for fashion, the huge Miromar Designer Outlets, Tanger Outlet Mall, Bell Tower Shops and other malls are all within a 15 minute drive.
Health club nearby.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We're Brits living in England's beautiful Lake District, so unsurprisingly we like to vacation where the sun (nearly always) shines, and where we can indulge our interest in walking & wildlife whilst enjoying wonderful family vacations.
Why the Owner Chose Colonial Point: We bought our home in Fort Myers after several happy family holidays staying in a number of homes along Florida's gulf coast, all of which were looked after by our current property manager. We love the area, and in particular its less developed / less commercial character compared to many stretches of the gulf coast. Our particular interest is the wildlife, of all kinds, and we are great walkers. Recently we've begun to explore the wilder side of Florida by kayak & on foot, & after a little initial trepidation (about what might be lurking in the undergrowth / water!) we're coming to love this too. In our opinion Ft Myers the best place on the Gulf Coast for the wide variety of things to do, both very locally & on day trips.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: We love the open plan living that our house embodies, the big open space that opens onto the outdoors, and the way the outdoor space becomes just another part of your living area. We never fail to eat outside whenever possible, and love to be outdoors in the evening, with the warm-weather sounds of the night all around - crickets, frogs, etc. We also love our own space and privacy - it's great not to have to worry about who's on the next table to you at dinner, or in the next room in a hotel. It's great to be close to the beach, but it's also really important to be close to lots of other things to do, so that the needs of all family members are satisfied - fishing, golf, boating, water sports, swimming, parks & playgrounds, nature, heritage & history, the movies, shopping, etc.