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NO STORM DAMAGE House on Beautiful Wide Canal - Pool -150 Yds to Beach Access

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

!!!! BEAUTIFUL House on a wide canal Private Pool- Walk to Beach / Shops! Family Friendly!

Captivating Mediterranean style stucco home-With WIFI-Solar Heated POOL(13x26)large -screened in lanai and Dock! Open living concept floorplan. New Kitchen- granite and maple cabinets, Large tiled flooring in living - dining and kitchen, wood laminate in bedrooms. You have found your 'home away from home'.The house affords a light airy -spacious OPEN CONCEPT offering a large living area with lots of natural light- eat in kitchen- full dining area and reading alcove.The 3 bedrooms are also very roomy - most are equipped with ceiling fans.Master bedroom has a king bed, ceiling fan, flat screen tv, sitting area and an attached full bath with tub and shower. The second bedroom has a queen ,sitting area and walk in closet (could be used as a baby's room) flat screen smart tv and ceiling fan.The third bedroom has 2 twin beds. The family room has a pullout queen size sleeper sofa.

This house is conveniently located -150 yds to the beach access , short walk to shopping, theater, and fine dining. Short ride to golf. The house sits on a wide canal- the view will take your breath away! The Beach is gorgeous with its beautiful expansive white soft sand and clear blue water. After a long hard day at the beach- it is nice to kick up your heals -relax on the patio (lounge furniture + umbrella included ofcourse)- sipping fresh margaritas - all while watching boats go by or the occasional dolphin.

You could also opt to stay inside and choose a movie instead-the house comes complete with classic and family friendly dvds/ Book Library and classic game collection for your use - Home includes boat dock and lift(will hold up to 24' boat)for the more adventurous . Includes 1 king bed / 1 queen / 2 twins / 1 queen sleeper sofa( located in family room).Pack and Play (for infant)

Keywords: Private House Pool Walk to beach Canal

More Details

Dana Zuber
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Dana Zuber

Well the story all began when my family moved from New Jersey to Florida back in 1980!

My whole family is still living here. Unfortunately I had to move back to N.J. after college- to work but My husband and I found this gem back in 2001. We loved the idea of coming down and spending time with my brothers - and their families and for our kids to know their cousins.Unfortunately due to our busy lives we can't get down to Florida more than a few times of year- so we love the idea of sharing our home with you! I have tried to make our home comfortable and easy for all- who arrive. I love to entertain so you will find a fully equipped kitchen with all the items you need to host a family gathering! I hope you enjoy our house as much as we do!

Dana Zuber purchased this house in 2001

Why Dana Zuber chose South Island

I loved the idea of having a private residence near the beach- without all the chaos the north end of the beach can bring at various times of the year. The canal waterway to open water is a quick one to the gulf( @15 minutes which is Really great-)

Important question to ask if you are renting a boat on the island..

The location of our beach and the actual beach itself- is beautiful and a tranquil wide open space( pictures are on my site).

I loved the location- walk to everything while still being private! Very Important-

What makes this house unique

Location - Location- Location-

Easy on and off the island in high season by traveling in and out of the south end of the island- ( highly recommend) vs traveling over Mantanzas Bridge-

During the off season- it is fine to travel either way please note.

The Beach where our home is located is Awesome! truly one of the prettiest beaches I have ever seen ( I have traveled all over the world- on business)

The home is situated on a quiet street but right in the center of a lot of activity -- which enables you to retreat to a calm haven after you have had your fill of all there is to do!!


South Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please respect and treat the house like it is your own. Please remember to keep windows/ sliders closed when the air conditioning is on.
  • Please supervise children esp near pool and canal / dock . Child proof pool screen is located in garage on left side - just drop into holes in lanai
  • We love our neighbors! Pls respect the neighbors and honor the quiet hours of 9pm -8am. Most Importantly HAVE FUN!!!!
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite separate dressing area with large sink
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play for your use, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Heated Pool(13x26), large screened in lanai -Large Dock 12x25 with boat lift, 3 large flat screen tv's( 1 in family room + 1 in Master bedroom 1 in 2nd B/R, Cooking utensils -blender, coffee maker provided, Clothes Washer, Ceiling fans in most every room, Plantation blinds in all rooms, Patio furniture, Beach towels, Beach chairs, Beach toys and floats (for the little ones) Gas Grill, No pets please


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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NO STORM DAMAGE House on Beautiful Wide Canal - Pool -150 Yds to Beach Access
average rating of 4.8285713 based on 35 reviews

Beautiful and relaxing holiday at this home from home

  • 5 of 5

What can we say...the pictures are an accurate reflection of this wonderful house.

The pool was beautiful, warm and welcoming, the house was really well laid out with a comfortable lounge for relaxing in the evening after a day at the beach (which is only a 5 minute walk or 2 minute drive :-) .

The kitchen has every utensil, serving dish and fancy glass you could wish for.

The owner Dana was a dream to deal with. ALWAYS responsive and pro-active in making sure everything was set to make it a beautiful holiday for our family.

We have no hesitation in recommending this property and hopefully the next time we are in FMB, we will come back to this house....home for a second stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pam thank you for the sincere review I am so glad you had a great time . It was truly our pleasure Come back anytime . You were both such gracious guests. Safe travels Dana
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The property was great. It looked just like the pictures, and there was no storm damage.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in the middle of November. The house looked just like the pictures. The pool and outdoor space were very nice! Very comfortable beds, bedding, and lots of pillows. We took our 6 month old son, and used the pack and play that was provided, along w a ton of pool rafts and toys. They even had a stroller and beach wagon that we used to take him to the beach to watch a couple sunsets. The beach is right across the street, a super easy walk, and is the biggest beach with beautiful white sand! The house is also less than a 5 minute drive to Publix which was very convienient. We had such a good time, and would definitely recommend staying there!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicole Thanks so much for the sincere review. I am glad you and your family enjoyed the conveniences the home affords. Thanks for being a great guest! Come back anytime! Dana
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St. Joseph, IL

Great choice for our family of 6

  • 5 of 5

Great location! (short walk across the street and 4 houses down from the resorts on the beach) The house was furnished with anything you might need for a beach vacation (garage had many beach chairs, several umbrellas, sand toys, small cooler, and a beach cart to carry it all). Many rental properties only have a few dishes, skillet, and saucepan. This kitchen has everything you might need (large array of cookware--including large stockpots for a seafood boil, blender and small appliances, serving dishes, etc). There is a gas grill next to the pool. We did not use the boat dock/lift, but it would be very handy for boaters. Nice size pool with screen enclosure, large dining table, as well as bar--plenty of room for everyone to eat inside or outside. The owners were very friendly and kept us well informed. We would happily stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bev Thanks for your review of the Harmony House. I am glad you and your family had a great time. We try to make the house as comfortable as we can- so I am glad you appreciated that. Have a great fall season and hopefully we will see you back another time! All the Best Dana
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Lebanon, MO

harmony house

  • 4 of 5

Dana was great to deal with. Location and pool was great. Plenty of toys and and wagon to take to beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing and affordable!! The best to both worlds!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 arrived on the hot sunny coast of ft Myers hoping to have some away time from all the stress in our lives. Dana's house was the answer to our prayers. The house is clean, cozy, close to both the beach and the Bay, and stocked with so many towels that you won't need to worry about going the the beach. The pool is amazing and beautiful, especially for when gazing at the stars at night. The property is also located in a nice and quiet neighborhood, providing us a chance finally relax in our minds. The beach nearby, only 1 minute away by foot, was quiet serene, and captured the best sunset I could ever have hoped for. Along the way, Dana and the property manager Kathie were kind and caring, and always literally one call away for when we needed help with anything. Our family loved it and are looking forward to returning. I definitely recommend Dana's home to anyone interested!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review! I am so glad you found the house to be acurately pictured . I am so glad your family enjoyed the house like my family does . Thanks for taking such good care of it too. Come back when you can. Sincerely Dana
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Great Vaca for our family. A thumbs up from all.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome home for our family and their families. Pool was great, beach toys, beach chairs and cart were much appreciated. Kitchen was very well stocked with all the dishes and etc. we could need. Towels and bedding were plentiful. Would definitely stay again! Nice location! Pier for fishing was a bonus and both our Grandsons caught their first fish! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks John Really appreciate the review Glad everyone had a great time and you enjoyed all the opportunities the house affords ! Location is key as you know from being on the island and it's always nice to have a home to come back to that has everything you need . Thanks for staying with us Safe travels back Dana
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Southwest Regional Airport (RSW)
Car: recommended

30 minute ride to downtown Ft Myers/ Naples

30 min to RSW SouthWest Regional Airport

Day trips to Sanibel and Captiva-30 minute


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

We take credit cards!
Master Card- Visa - Discover only

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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