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Tastefully Furnished Unit in Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Idlewild at Verandah is a coach house development by the Bonita Bay Group - one of the premier developers in Southwest Florida. This gated community has preserved many of the sites natural features including 100 year old oak trees near the river and can be more fully explored on the Veranda web site.

Keywords: Condominium

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 5, 2017

About The Owner

David and Mary Beth Cifelli from Chicago Heights, IL. We love Florida...great fishing for Dave and I enjoy sitting at the pool with a great book to relax.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2004

Why The Owner chose Florida South West

My husband David and I have enjoyed the Ft. Myers area for 20 years or more. Over the years we watched the area grow and decided to build in the Bonita Bay community Verandah, six years ago. Outdoors is the place to be at Verandah, which is a carefully designed environment that stretches along the Orange River. Miles of breathtaking nature trails adds a special element to the Verandah community. Located 12 miles from the new regional airport helps to access the community easily. The best feature of southwest Florida…the sunshine….enjoy.

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy our morning coffee on the lanai watching the golfers swing by and the loons swim in the sparkling lake....great view.


Fort Myers Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private secure community with 2 golf courses,social membership privileges with unit, free kayaking on Orange River, biking/hiking trail, 2 car garage with openers,ceiling fan in every room


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Tastefully Furnished Unit in Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Wheaton\u003C IL

Great 1st experience as a snowbird at Verandah

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a wonderful 2 months at this property. The unit is clean, well- maintained, and well-equipped (bicycles, fishing equipment, linens, cookware...). All we had to bring was our clothes. The 2 car garage made it easy to pull in, and also store sports equipment. A west-facing screen porch made for beautiful sunsets and evening dining. Having a private community pool and meeting room was a real treat, and it proved to be a great place to meet your neighbors and bond.

As a community, Verandah offers all the amenities (gated entrance, clubhouse with a dining room, fitness center with a large pool, coffee room, kayak rental, tennis courts, dog park, bike and walking paths). There are also 2 very popular golf courses. It is also located with easy access to I75 and Fort Myers, without the hectic traffic of the other areas of Southwest Florida.

Finally, and probably most importantly, the owners of this property were a pleasure to deal with. They were responsive, informative, clear, and fair. The rental cost exactly as much as was explained to me initially. Nothing was hidden, and there were no surprises.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clarkston, Michigan

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

I just spent the month of January in this condo and could not be more pleased. The unit was very clean, tastefully decorated, and was well stocked with amenities. Verandah is simply the nicest Country Club setting I have ever experienced and I will return there again. I found the property owners to be very nice and easy to work with, and certainly trustworthy people.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Verandah. Please visit again next year.
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spencerport, new york

very nicely furnished, th...

  • 5 of 5

very nicely furnished, the beds are top of the line-very comfortable; great view of the lake and golf course beyond from the lanai; swimming pool/excercise room for guests and residents of Idlewild only a short walk

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manatee viewing available at neighboring county park and boat launching/storage is available at Sweetwater Landing less than 3/4 mile away.


Rates & Availability

Fort Myers Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$1000 damage deposit due at lease signing. $50.00 social membership transfer fee payable upon arrival at River House. No golf membership included and temporary membership to be negotiated indepenently with pro shop


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