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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Island Cove house description

Villa Foster in Cape Coral, Florida is a beautiful rental home in a peaceful, tropical setting. It comes with all the amenities that you could want for your perfect holiday, including your own boat! The west-facing, spacious pool deck / lanai is perfect for viewing the evening sunset and the late day sun makes swimming in your heated pool more enjoyable. Take boat rides on the 21 ft. Hurricane Fun Deck 201 or, if you choose, don't leave. Stay poolside, where you can swim, work on your tan, read a book or grill on your barbeque. Or, if you prefer, just walk down to your dock. There you can fish or just relax under the tiki-hut with a cocktail, feeling the cool breezes while keeping an eye out to view dolphins and manatees that occasionally swim by. The dock extends out 30 feet over the canal and it will make you feel like you are floating on the water. Villa Foster's local, attentive property management keeps everything running smooth. The comfort, ease, and beauty of staying at Villa Foster is sure to make your vacation perfectly special.



The Boat: The property's Hurricane Fun Deck 201 is perfect for cruising the canals, spending a day on the river or visiting one of the many beaches nearby. With canal access from the home's private boat dock, you can reach the Caloosahatchee River in just one minute and the Gulf of Mexico in just over 30 minutes. And there is nothing to compare with boating to one of the nearby restaurants or marinas for lunch or diner - some as close as 20 minutes away. Comfortable seating for six, this is a great boat for cruising local waters or catching fish for your dinner. Designed exclusively for a single engine - with the Yamaha 115 hp, this boat truly does it all.

The Pool: Nothing about the specifications of our pool can convey how much FUN it is. But I’ll start with the specifications anyhow:

-Our pool is 14 feet by 32 feet (approximately 4.6 meters by 10.3 meters).

-It has an electric heater and thermal pool cover for use during the cooler months (mid-November to mid-April).

-It faces west for maximum sun exposure and great sunsets. (As you look at Cape Coral, Florida rentals make sure you ask which direction the pool faces! You will be VERY unhappy with a north or east facing pool which would be in shadow most of the day.)

Hmmm . . . everything about having a pool in the back yard seems self-evident to me now . . . but I remember how shockingly great it was during our first visit. I couldn’t get over the fun of going swimming before breakfast. My boys LIVED in the pool when we weren’t out on the boat. It was fabulous. They were exhausted at the end of every day then woke up asking for the pool again first thing the next morning.

Miscellaneous: FISHING:
There are a couple of poles and some fishing tackle at the Villa Foster for the use of our guests. You can even catch fish right off of the back dock if you like. If you are more serious about the sport, you should bring your own gear and ask our check out captain for guidance, because there is some great fishing to be had in Cape Coral.

GETTING AROUND IN CAPE CORAL:
A rental car is recommended. Cape Coral is the largest city in Florida (land wise) and has over 400 miles of canals. This means that getting around on foot or by bike is not practical.

AREA AIRPORTS:
The closest airport is the Fort Myers airport (airport code RSW). This is approximately 30 minutes away from Villa Foster. Other Florida airports our guests have used include Tampa (TPA), Miami (MIA) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL). One word of caution, if you rent a car from the Miami airport, get detailed directions on how to return it as the signage for rental car returns is MISERABLE.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 158 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            private bath...moreless

          • The spacious master bedroom has a king-sized bed, a lounge chair with reading lamp, an 8 drawer dresser, and a large, flat screen, high definition, plasma TV. There is a walk-in closet in the attached master bath. Opposite the master bath, double glass doors disappear on a special track when opened onto the pool deck. This gives the room a wide open feel. If so inclined, please feel free to sleep with these doors open – the sounds of the canal are so soothing. Just make sure to take note of when the pool cleaner is scheduled to come to do the weekly maintenance so that you are not taken by surprise. The day of this important service is noted in our “Guest Reference Book”. Across the living area are two more good-sized bedrooms. One bedroom has a queen-sized bed, TV, dresser, and oversized closet. The other bedroom has two twin beds, a dresser and a closet. There is also a toddler bed and pack-n-play (play-pen) available for our guests’....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            cabana bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            Sunken tub...moreless

          • The master bath is separated from the master bedroom by double pocket doors. It has a huge sunken tub that overlooks its own private garden. The door to the garden is a pocket slider that you may leave open for great airflow should you wish. The commode and shower in the master bath are separated from the main bath by a privacy pocket door. The double sink vanity provides plenty of room for two to get ready at the same time and features a bench underneath in case you would like to sit down while doing your make-up. On the opposite wall of the vanity is a large walk-in closet. The 2nd bathroom is the lanai / pool bath. It opens onto the pool deck and is in the hall just outside the other two bedrooms and near the kitchen. For swimmers convenience, you can access both the commode and the shower from here straight from the lanai. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We have a local property manager who makes sure our house is stocked and everything is in good working order between each rental. Should you have a question or concern during your rental, the property manager is just a phone call away. Our boat check-outs and orientations are done by US Coast Guard approved and professionally licensed Captains. In addition, our boat is fully insured as a 'Bare Back Charter'. This means that there is liability coverage of $300,000.00 on the boat for your peace of mind. Also, you will have access to unlimited, free towing from 'Boat-US', in the unlikely event that you should happen to get stranded while out on the water. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There is a tall bookcase in the hallway with many novels for your reading pleasure. ...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable and basic movie and sport packages are provided....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Living room - large 55' flat screen / high definition. Master bedroom - large 50' flat screen / high definition....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Marina
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    1) Dinning room - plenty of morning sun. 2) Kitchen peninsula bar - allows you to entertain while preparing food. 3) Lanai dinning table - western sunsets. 4) Dock - snacks/cocktails under tiki-hut....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Open up the sliding doors all the way to expose the pool deck, the wide canal, and view the sun set while sitting on leather furniture. ...moreless

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free Wi-fi...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless steel w/ through the door ice maker...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles:

                    1 for him and 1 for her....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    At your dock is a 21 ft. Godfrey Hurricane Fundeck with a 115 hp Yamaha outboard and a GPS. It is ideal for taking trips to the beach (Ft Myers / Sanibel / Captiva), to restaurants, or for fishing....moreless

                  • Boat Dock
                  • Golf:

                    7 golf courses are in Cape Coral. The 'Royal Tees' is only 15 minutes away....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Motorboat
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    The heated pool is 35 ft. long and the entire lanai is screened in. ...moreless

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      Property Descriptor

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Peak
                          Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,800
                          Peak
                          Jan 1 - May 31, 2015
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,925

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          Off Peak
                          Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,595
                          Peak
                          Nov 1 - May 31, 2016
                          6 night min stay

                          $1,995
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,925

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • Other Tax Rate 11%

                          Notes:

                          Please send an email for an all-inclusive rate based on the length of your visit and number of guests

                          The rate listed is for two adults and up to four children under 18 years of age. Each additional adult is another $100 per week

                          A $500 surcharge will be added to the rate for each holiday of New Years Eve and Christmas

                          A refundable damage deposit of $1000 is required, plus 11% for Florida tax


                          Cancellation policy:

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


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                          Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                          Location

                          30 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Southwest International Airport (RSW) / Fort Myers
                          4 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Del Prado Boulevard and Veteran's Memorial Parkway
                          11 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          Cape Coral, Florida is paradise for boaters and all those who love the water. The convenience of a boat behind this vacation rental cannot be minimized. You can take trips to one of the many beaches in the area, to restaurants and bars, or just go fishing. While in your villa, there is nothing like looking out any rear-facing door or window onto the beautiful lanai and seeing the pool and the peaceful canal. Furthermore, the tiki-hut and dock seating offer another dimension to your Villa Foster experience. Take your morning coffee or your evening cocktails down to the dock and enjoy relaxing sea breezes as you appear to float along the water. Occasionally, a dolphin or a manatee will happen to swim by, so pay attention for this special treat. From the moment you wake up to when you go to bed at night, the tranquility of the water and sun is an experience beyond compare.

                          Other Activities: The property has two adult bicycles.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010

                          About the owner: I am a professional business man who lives in New York. In my day to day job, I take pride in making sure that my customers are satisfied with the quality of products and the level of service that they receive from me. This is the attitude that I bring to Villa Foster. Combine this with my desire to make Villa Foster the kind of place where my family would like to vacation and retire to one day, and I believe that this is what makes Villa Foster so special.


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                          Speaks: english, greek

                           

                          Photos

                          • Dock w/ tiki-hut & 21 ft. boat

                            Dock w/ tiki-hut & 21 ft. boat

                          • Villa Foster entrance as night begins

                            Villa Foster entrance as night begins

                          • Lanai / pool area w/ dock in the background

                            Lanai / pool area w/ dock in the background

                          • Pool / lanai at night

                            Pool / lanai at night

                          • Intimate table dinning on lanai

                            Intimate table dinning on lanai

                          • Lanai serving bar off kitchen window pass-through

                            Lanai serving bar off kitchen window pass-through

                          • Dock seating area w/ boat on lift

                            Dock seating area w/ boat on lift

                          • Large great room leading out to the lanai / pool area

                            Large great room leading out to the lanai / pool area

                          • Dinning room

                            Dinning room

                          • 2nd bedroom

                            2nd bedroom

                          • Master bathroom w/ tub and private garden

                            Master bathroom w/ tub and private garden

                          • Boat on lift w/ Tiki-hut in background

                            Boat on lift w/ Tiki-hut in background

                          • Villa Foster entrance

                            Villa Foster entrance

                          • Lanai / pool area

                            Lanai / pool area

                          • Pool as night begins

                            Pool as night begins

                          • Lanai dinning

                            Lanai dinning

                          • Barbeque gas grill on the lanai

                            Barbeque gas grill on the lanai

                          • Dock

                            Dock

                          • View down the canal from dock seating area

                            View down the canal from dock seating area

                          • Kitchen breakfast bar

                            Kitchen breakfast bar

                          • Master bedroom leading to lanai / pool area

                            Master bedroom leading to lanai / pool area

                          • 3rd bedroom

                            3rd bedroom

                          • 2nd bathroom w/ lanai and pool access

                            2nd bathroom w/ lanai and pool access

                          • Bicycles - his and hers

                            Bicycles - his and hers

                          $228 - $285 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-6 nights
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                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english, greek
                          • Response time: Within an hour
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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