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Gorgeous Gulf front Views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Our Gulf-front unit is directly on the Gulf of Mexico, with magnificent sunsets. Our recently renovated two bedroom cottage decorated condo is sparkling clean, bright, and comfortable. It’s a home, not a hotel room. Our previous guests all rave about the cleanliness and amenities provided.

Everything you need is waiting for you, just add your groceries and summer clothes. A full size washer and dryer are in the unit, and a gas grill is on the beach, ready for a sunset BBQ.

The Gulfside heated pool was just recently retiled and resurfaced and is very resortlike.

The pool area has a very tropical setting with beautiful Gulf breezes and Gulf views.

Restaurants and shopping are located within a five minute walk. A golf course is across the street. Renting a car is not always necessary, a trolley will take you the full length of the island for additional shopping, supermarket, restaurants, and “Times Square”, our small Key West like downtown area. Boat rentals are available at nearby Fish Tale Marina.

Our condo is located on the southern “quiet” end of the island. We are located directly on what is called the double beach. We have a beautiful Critical Wildlife Area/ bird sanctuary between us and the Gulf of Mexico, called Estero Beach Lagoon. This area has recently been named as one of the top 100 best birding areas in North America. Here you will see a variety of birds on a daily basis, including Heron, Egret,Pelicans, Roseate Spoonbills, Eagle, and many other shorebirds. The main beach is a short beach walk around, or across to the sandbar.

Eden House is a small friendly low rise building with only 35 units. Enjoy the inviting beachside heated pool, our warm, year round temperatures, Gulf Breezes, seven miles of white sandy beaches, and an unobstructed view of the Gulf from inside the condo. We await your visit.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Shelley Sue Williams
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Shelley Sue Williams

We are originally from Long Island, New York. twelve years ago we picked Fort Myers Beach as a vacation destination and fell in love with the island.

We loved it so much we moved down here full time!

What we love about Fort Myers Beach is #1, the weather, and

#2, the feel of living on a Caribbean island, with all of the ammenities just a few minutes away.

Living on Fort Myers Beach allows us the ability to be active outdoors all year round. We enjoy playing tennis, kayaking, fishing, boating,long walks on the beach, biking, and more.

We love the proximity to all of the great local restaurants, state parks, and cultural activities too.

Shelley Sue Williams purchased this condo in 2002

Why Shelley Sue Williams chose South Island

We actually bought our condo to use for our home, not for a rental. After 8 years, we decided to purchase a 3 bedroom condo and put this condo into the rental program in Dec. 2008.

This location, at the South end of Fort Myers Beach, is known as the 'quiet end of the island.'

It is close to shopping, restaurants, golf, boat rentals, a branch of the post office and has

easy access on and off the beach through Bonita Springs.

It is also only 2 miles from Lovers Key State Park, one of the top 10 beaches in the US.

What makes this condo unique

The location of this condo on Estero Beach Lagoon is superb!

The birdwatching is unparalleled in this area. On a daily basis you can see a large variety of birds including Osprey, Egret, Heron, Roseate Spoonbills, Pelicans, and many other shore birds. We have a resident Eagle that has been recently spotted fishing for dinner.

The pool at Eden House was resurfaced and retiled in May, 2009, giving it a brand new appearance. New comfort height pool furniture was purchased in January, 2010.

The pool is Gulfside and has gorgeous views of palm trees swaying in the breeze and the Gulf in the background. There is always a refreshing Gulf breeze.

Amenities

South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Maximum 4 guests includes children and toddlers
  • There is a no refund policy with exceptions given if you cancel 90 days prior to check in.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds in 2nd bedroom are covertible to a king size bed at request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.939394 based on 99 reviews
5

Repeaters Continue to Be Repeaters!

  • 5 of 5

"Gorgeous Gulf front Views" is all of this, and more.

Everything you will possibly need is furnished in this clean, comfortable, & classy condo! Shelley Sue & Bob haven't missed a detail, and go above and beyond in making your stay memorable. You will not find nicer folks than Shelley Sue and Bob, and you will have no worries staying at The Eden House. You will have many memories of an awesome vacation. Estero Island offers so much to do!

Some of our reasons for rating this rental a 5 Star:

*fantastic owners; caring, kind people who choose to share their home!

*location, location, location

*views and more views

*clean condo & grounds

*really great price

*nice layout, super comfortable

*full & complete kitchenware, with many extras

*washer & dryer

*large supply of bath/beach towels, & bedding

*TV, DVD, wi-fi, books

*wonderfully furnished lanai with priceless views

*gorgeous sunsets

*beautiful beach walks and shelling

*bird watching: educational & entertaining

*endless choices of eateries throughout the island

*trolley service

*Times Square

*quiet here at southern end of island, less traffic

* the great fun & busy Carribean style at north end of island

*variety of shops/stores within walking distance, or short drive

*people are kind and pleasant everywhere you go

This is a vacation filled with wonderful times; and you'll leave with great memories! This is why we will be going back for a 3rd year!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great visit!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this condo! Kitchen was more well stocked than any we’ve stayed in, it was so nice to have everything we needed. It was very hot the week we stayed so the ceiling fans were nice and the porch! The beach was a little further walk than we anticipated, but was ok. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific, clean, quiet gulf front condo

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful week vacation with our 2 grandsons (age 5 & 9). They loved the pool and the beach! We enjoyed sitting on the lanai watching the dolphins. We cooked in every night (picky eaters,haha) the kitchen was well equipped. We did go to Scrumptious for ice cream a few times. The condo was very clean and had plenty of clean towels. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson
5

Beautiful, Clean, Stocked Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Our very first impression was the clean smell as we entered the door. After renting 5 condos in the last 5 years, cleanliness is at the top of our priority list when we choose a place to stay. This was by far the cleanest we’ve rented. The condo was fantastically equipped with literally everything you would need from spices, oils and condiments, a few bathroom items, laundry detergent and fabric softener, to beach towels, beach chairs and an umbrella. The view was beautiful but keep in mind that the sanctuary lagoon is not swimable and you have about a 6 minute walk down to the point where you can cross over to the actual beach. The master bed was amazingly comfortable but the two twins were a bit hard for our kids but they did sleep well on them, which I was concerned about at first since one has back issues. The patio was quite enjoyable with a view of the tiki seating area and grill. We did use the grill on the Fourth of July and that was nice. Thanks for a wonderful stay and for the quick refund of our security deposit!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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5

Condo was beautiful and clean! Had a great week!

  • 5 of 5

This place was so clean and well stocked (hand soap, paper towels, laundry and dish detergent, etc as well as beach accessories). The sunsets were amazing! Shelley-Sue even texted to make sure everything was ok and we had all that we needed. The building was secure and quiet. We had an awesome week!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Mechanicville NY
5

Overall great accommodations

  • 5 of 5

The condo was fabulous. Location to beach was a little hike but not too bad. Definitely worth the small walk. Shelly Sue thought of all details to make your stay a memorable one! I definitely recommend staying here and hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Fabulous birdwatching directly in front of the condo on Estero Beach Lagoon, one of the top 100 birding sites in North America. Estero Beach Lagoon is a Critical Wildlife area and home to dozens of species of birds, and

nesting Loggerhead turtles.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until confirmation is confirmed and a signed rental agreement is in place.

All rentals over 2 weeks cleaning fee is $125.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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