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Recent Private Homes, Southwest reviews
Spring Break for family of 7
"The home was everything we expected. Very nice neighborhood. Great Fishing in the canal behind the house. The home owners were accessible to us by phone and email. This is a plus when property management companies are involved. The house, pool and amenities were amazing. My wife loved the kitchen and it was equipped with everything we needed and more."
Guest: Spring break for family of 7Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: August 6, 2015
"This was our fourth villa rental in Florida and one of the biggest and best. The description and photo's provided by the owner were accurate.
The villa has a huge open plan living area and three amazingly big bedrooms. Lots of room for everyone to have there own privacy. Air conditioning kept the villa cool as well as ceiling fans in the bedrooms and downstairs seating area. All the beds were very comfortable and the rooms had plenty of storage. The downstairs was fully tiled and the upstairs rooms and landing had a luxury carpet. The seating area had 2 big comfortable leather settees and a massive TV, but we had a fight to see who sat on the chaise longue first as it overlooked the pool and lake.
We had breakfast outside by the pool each morning (not overlooked). We had imagined that the heart shaped pool would be fairly small, so we were surprised to find it was really quite large. We borrowed the inflatables to relax on while we cooled off and used the spa. The 4 sunbeds were comfy with cushions and were used every day. During the hottest part of the day the house sheltered part of the outside area and provided shade to cool down in.
We spent many moments down by the dock watching to fish jumping in the lake. We were also treated to a visit from two dolphins one evening too!
The villa was in a very nice residential area, and restaurants and supermarkets were a few minutes drive away. There is plenty to see in South West Florida and the villa was a great base for us.
Dealt with the owner, Cerstin, directly. Great lady, responded to my emails immediately.
We had an amazing time in the US this year, helped by the fact that the position of the villa made it a great touring base and the villa was just perfect.
I would definitely recommend it to friends or family."
Guest: SharonDDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
"This house was OUTSATANDING!!! Great for a Family. The fishing off the pier was excellent. The golf courses in the area have four that is close by, I am talking 15 min. Rum Runners is less than 10 min away OUTSTANDING FOOD, the best we have had in a long time. We cooked out 8 out of the 10 nights, the view from the pool area OUTSTANDING while you are eating, the best part is the neighbor next door owns a Limo service and we used them to pick my son and his wife from the airport up. Fenced in yard for the dogs EXCELLENT. There are no words to describe how excellent this house is, taken it from Marine, we are renting again next year."
Guest: JarheadDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 16, 2015
"My daughter, her husband, his parents and my husband and I stayed at the Villa Carpe Diem. We found it to be exactly as advertised. It was clean and large enough for all 6 of us and 3 dogs without feeling cramped in the least. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you could need for your favorite dinner. The towels and the sheets are of very good quality. We loved the pool area and used it everyday. My daughter rode the bike around the quiet well kept neighborhood every morning. There were groceries and restaurants close by and convenient access go to Sanibel and Ft. Myers. We arrived early due to flight changes and contacted the caregiver who let us have an early arrival time. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to get away."
Guest: Cynthia F.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015