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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.

Property Type

  • House
  • 158 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          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

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Games
              • Video Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

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

              • Television:

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

              • Books:

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

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Marina
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Beachcombing

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      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

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking
                          • Garage
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • 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

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Free Wi-fi...moreless

                          Kitchen

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

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

                          Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Barbecue
                          • Motorboat
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Bicycles:

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

                          • Golf:

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

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool:

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

                          • Heated Pool
                          • Outdoor Pool

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Off Peak
                              Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                              4 night min stay

                              $1,425
                              Peak
                              Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                              6 night min stay

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

                              $1,850

                              Changeover Day: Saturday


                              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

                              My Standard Rate
                              4 night min stay

                              $1,850

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • VAT 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

                              I accept both Visa and MasterCard. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Reservations are confirmed only upon receipt of down payment.


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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: greek, english

                               

                              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

                              $204 - $264 per night (USD)
                              25

                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
                              Minimum stay: 4-6 nights
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