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Recent Private Homes, North Island reviews

  • Florida Paradise!

    "Just returned to chilly NJ after a wonderful week at the Sandbox house in Ft Myers Beach FL. Went with extended family with kids ages 9 - 12 and their grandparents. The house was just as described, right on the beach, with plenty of space and amazing views from all angles. The location was great, with a 5 min walk to Times Square with lots of restaurants and bars. Every evening we'd enjoy the spectacular sunsets from the deck or on the beach! Weather was perfect with mid 80 days and mid 60's at night. The owners were very accommodating with early check in and late check out due to our flight times. I can't wait to go back next year!"
    Guest: Tina H. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 12, 2014
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  • GREAT LOCATION GREAT HOME GREAT COMMUNICTION

    "We were impressed that the home was only 300 steps to the beach. If you are planning a vacation during peak season this home is perfect. Park your car and walk or take the trolley to get to your destination. The home is extremely clean and offers every type of utensil imaginable for cooking. The kitchen is large enough for three people to be preparing meals at one time without getting in each others way.The pool area very nice but not much sunshine due to the trees and landscaping to keep it private. There is a plaza behind the home but not much noise. We are planning on returning again in September or October. Carolyn was out of town during our arrival but her son made certain everything was ready upon our arrival. We took care of the home just as we do our own and left it at clean as possible on our departure. Stripped the linens and put them in the washer in appreciation of a good experience in renting. The only down side is there are a lot of stairs to a bathroom from the pool area. Highly Recommend."
    Guest: Gary C. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: January 18, 2015
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  • Wonderful Easter week vacation

    "This house was amazing. When I walked in I was pleasantly surprised. This was the first time we used vrbo. Helen the owner was great to work with. She responds back with any questions or whatever you need right away. The house had every amenity imaginable. It was great being so close to the beach if you forgot anything or wanted to go home for lunch. The convenience of being so close to downtown is nice to. You can park your car and forget about it for a week. My husband, 13 year old son, and our yorkie all had a great time. We will definitely come back."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 23, 2015
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  • Perfect Christmas Vacation!

    "The description and pictures do not do this property justice. This cottage is beautifully decorated and well maintained. You do not need anything other than your personal belongings and food as it has all the necessities you require: stocked kitchen utensils, quality linens and towels including beach towels, beach bag (thankfully since I forgot mine), chairs and beach toys. The location is perfect and within walking distance to restaurants, bike rentals, shopping, Topps Grocery and one of the local churches. The screened porch was the perfect place for breakfast in the mornings and cocktails in the evening while watching the most gorgeous sunsets you will ever see. There are numerous options for water sports/activities along the beach. We opted for bike rides, beach walks, reading and relaxing. The beach in front of the cottage is not as crowded as the area down by the pier. My husband and I have traveled to Ft Myers Beach numerous times. This was the first time at this property but we are already making plans for our next visit here. Thank you for sharing your slice of heaven on earth with us!"
    Guest: Dave & Vickie Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 6, 2015
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