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Yellowbird by the Sea. Beautiful, Comfortable Beachfront Home for up to 8.

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You are here, surrounded by the beach, the Gulf of Mexico and Naples Bay

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Last updated: 11/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Keewaydin Island house description

Off the Grid/Eco-Friendly/Green Home. Use of Boat provided as a Courtesy, at no extra charge. 4-Seater electric golf cart, 2 stand-up paddleboards and 2 sea-kayaks add to the fun and activity. Boogie boards, snorkeling equipment, fishing gear, and sand toys for the kids are already here. Beach volleyball, bocce ball, horseshoes, corn hole, and tetherball make for fun on the land, too.

Comfortably accommodate up to 8. Children and pets welcome. Beachfront home in your own secluded Tropical Paradise -- 30 minutes by boat from Naples or Marco Island. 20' Hurricane Deck Boat is provided for use of guests, at no extra charge, you simply pay for your gas. Or bring your own boat. You can fish, swim, relax, and recharge on the island all week.

Key West style 3 story home features open deck gathering area on ground floor, with wet bar and bathroom, as well as discrete shower to rinse off sand from the beach. Second floor offers 4 private, comfortable bedroom suites with a/c. 3 king beds, 1 full bed. Third floor Great Room boasts cathedral ceilings, full kitchen, all appliances, large pass-through kitchen window opening up to a spacious open deck with a to-die-for panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. This is a wonderful place to have your meals and be mesmerized by the soft breezes and gentle surf, and to be awed by one glorious sunset after another. Another full bath here. AC/TV/DVD/Wi-Fi/Cellular.

The house is off the grid, so you are completely self-sufficient. Solar power with backup generator, ample clean rainwater, filtered and UV'd for your use (bottled water for drinking and cooking). Two gas grills for outdoor cookouts. The house sits on 2+ acres of pristine mangrove forest and natural island flora, with the beach on one side and the deep-water bay on the other. You have your own dock, where you will park your boat, and an electric golf cart at your service.

Keewaydin Island is accessible only by boat, and it forms part of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. It is an 8 mile long barrier island, just off the coast of Naples, between Gordon Pass and Marco Island, with a peaceful, unspoiled white sugar sand beach. Sunshine, gulf beaches, blue skies, fresh air and peace and quiet abound. If you need a break from the mad pace of urban living today...a week of relaxing at Yellowbird may be your perfect rejuvenator.

Wildlife is abundant, including dolphins, manatees, key deer, armadillos, and many osprey nests with fledglings being cared from by doting parents. Keewaydin is a migration stopover for 150 different species of interesting birds on their way North or South, and many who live here year-round, including eagles, pelicans, and the gorgeous large pink roseate spoonbills. If you are ever fortunate enough to see one fly over you, I guarantee your heart will stop.

This is a great place to unwind. You can swim and sun, walk and talk, boogie-board or stand-up paddleboard, go kayaking, collect shells on the beach, fish from dock, boat or beach, read, write, relax and re-connect with your yourself and your loved ones, and with the beauty of nature. And yet you are only 30 minutes from civilization and its benefits, if you want it or need it.

It's not too good to be true.
It's here...waiting for you.

Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Groups
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            French Doors opening up to Gulf view...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            French Doors opening up to Gulf view...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

            French Doors opening up to Forest view...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 double

            French Doors opening up to Forest view...moreless

          • 4 private bedroom suites are on second floor, separated by an open breezeway, which connects the staircases on either end of the house. Bedrooms each have individual a/c units. Each has full bath with shower. One has a tub with shower. Each has French Doors opening up to private terrace, as well as side door opening up to breezeway, and windows in room and bath. 3rd Floor Great Room has a full bath with shower. There is TV/DVD/Wi-Fi, dining room table and chairs and comfortable living room area. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 6: toilet

            On first floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 7: outdoor shower

            On first floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            On second floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            On second floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            On second floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            On second floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

            On third floor...moreless

          • All fixtures are new. Bathrooms 1 and 2 have tiled showers. Bathroom 3 has shower enclosure. Bathroom 4 has tub and shower. Bathroom 5 has shower enclosure. Bathroom 6 is downstairs, toilet, sink, discrete private shower for washing off sand from the beach. All have toilets, sinks, vanities and mirrors....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Ideal gathering place for family reunions, sleeps up to 8. Kids and pets are welcome. Rental stay of one week required. You provide your own food, drinks and personal items. Don't forget to bring enough for one week, including diapers, medication and bottled drinking water. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Beautiful, peaceful 8-mile long white sugar sand beach....moreless

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront
              • Near The Ocean:

                House is situated near the calm, warm, aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront
              • Town:

                Naples is a destination resort town, with luxury, all amenities, and tons of great shops, restaurants, and interesting things to do, for the whole family....moreless

              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • PC
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker:

                Keurig coffee maker...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Grill
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Mini Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Umbrellas
              • Boat
              • Boat Dock
              • Deck / Patio
              • Deck Furniture
              • Large Cooler
              • Motorboat
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Porch Furniture
              • Small Cooler
              • Terrace
              • Walkway To Water
              • Water Sports Gear
              • Wood Deck

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  6 night min stay
                  $550

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Housekeeping $300
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Use of boat is included in house rental fee, guests pay only for gas.

                  There is a $300 housekeeping fee.

                  We are also required to add 6% sales tax and 4% tourist tax.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 11/17/2014
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                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Naples (15 min) & Fort Myers
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Everywhere in Naples
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-75
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  900 Restaurants in 20 mile radius
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Ski
                  Water skiing only
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Right out the front door

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Keewaydin is a barrier island that hugs the coast of Naples. It is a 30 minute boat ride through beautiful Naples Bay. The island is a nature preserve, part of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. 8 mile long pristine white sugar sand beach, unspoiled flora and fascinating wildlife abound. Back to nature - but not too far - and in comfort!

                   

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                  Photos

                  • You are here, surrounded by the beach, the Gulf of Mexico and Naples Bay

                    You are here, surrounded by the beach, the Gulf of Mexico and Naples Bay

                  • Frolicking dolphins greet you coming and going on the boat and the dock.

                    Frolicking dolphins greet you coming and going on the boat and the dock.

                  • Boardwalk through the mangrove forest to the boat dock.

                    Boardwalk through the mangrove forest to the boat dock.

                  • Breathtaking beauty.  Every day brings new colors and cloud formations.

                    Breathtaking beauty. Every day brings new colors and cloud formations.

                  • Dining and seating area. Interior of house is all wood, much like a log cabin.

                    Dining and seating area. Interior of house is all wood, much like a log cabin.

                  • Bedroom 2, King bed, with French Doors overlooking Gulf of Mexico.

                    Bedroom 2, King bed, with French Doors overlooking Gulf of Mexico.

                  • Bedroom 4. Double bed. French doors to terrace
overlooking forest.

                    Bedroom 4. Double bed. French doors to terrace overlooking forest.

                  • Open air breezeway on second floor provides access to all 4 bedroom suites.

                    Open air breezeway on second floor provides access to all 4 bedroom suites.

                  • The path to the beach - about two minutes from the house.

                    The path to the beach - about two minutes from the house.

                  • 'Speedy,' endangered gopher tortoise, your friendly neighbor.

                    'Speedy,' endangered gopher tortoise, your friendly neighbor.

                  • Pelican family.  Keewaydin Island is a migration stopover -- great birdwatching!

                    Pelican family. Keewaydin Island is a migration stopover -- great birdwatching!

                  • Complete with happy little bluebirds.

                    Complete with happy little bluebirds.

                  • Yellowbird by the Sea --  unique 
Key West style Beach House

                    Yellowbird by the Sea -- unique Key West style Beach House

                  • Tropical breezes. Glorious sunshine. Lazy day.  Relax and enjoy life.

                    Tropical breezes. Glorious sunshine. Lazy day. Relax and enjoy life.

                  • Sunrise from our dock, overlooking the channel.

                    Sunrise from our dock, overlooking the channel.

                  • Fully equipped Kitchen and comfortable Great Room, with tv/dvd, a/c and wi-fi.

                    Fully equipped Kitchen and comfortable Great Room, with tv/dvd, a/c and wi-fi.

                  • Great room has cathedral ceilings, with continuous East/West breeze.

                    Great room has cathedral ceilings, with continuous East/West breeze.

                  • Bedroom 3. King bed. French Doors to terrace overlooking forest.

                    Bedroom 3. King bed. French Doors to terrace overlooking forest.

                  • Panoramic view of Gulf of Mexico from Great Room Terrace.

                    Panoramic view of Gulf of Mexico from Great Room Terrace.

                  • Enjoy your meals in the open air, with a beautiful Gulf view.

                    Enjoy your meals in the open air, with a beautiful Gulf view.

                  • Peace and Quiet. 8 mile long, secluded, white sugar-sand beach.

                    Peace and Quiet. 8 mile long, secluded, white sugar-sand beach.

                  • Beautiful Gulf of Mexico - great sunning, swimming, shelling, fishing,  surfing.

                    Beautiful Gulf of Mexico - great sunning, swimming, shelling, fishing, surfing.

                  • Use of 20' Hurricane Deck Boat is included in your home rental fee.

                    Use of 20' Hurricane Deck Boat is included in your home rental fee.

                  • Indescribably glorious sunsets, night after night.

                    Indescribably glorious sunsets, night after night.

                  $550 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 6 nights
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                  Speaks: english, italian
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/17/2014
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