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'Desert Rose' - a Key West Classic Stilt Home

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Master bedroom balcony with view of the Gulf

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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Desert Rose is the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living. Inside is large and open with cathedral ceilings in the living area, leading into the long breakfast bar, kitchen, dining and cocktail areas with double French doors opening onto a large screened deck. The laundry/utility room is right off the kitchen and has a large laundry sink (ideal for washing small very sandy dogs).

Throughout the house, french doors open onto the deck/balcony from each bedroom including the third story master bedroom with a sunset view over the gulf of Mexico. Large cool Mexican tiles soothe your feet as your mind unwinds in a southwestern motif with a Key West soul.

Outside, large screened decks provide privacy and natural ventilation in the front and rear of the main floor. Relax in the late afternoon sun in the hammock on the front deck then prepare a meal on the Webber gas grill and dine on the back deck overlooking the heated turquoise swimming pool under the canopy of the pool cage. Massage those tired muscles with the Jacuzzi jets blazing from the built-in pool bench. Keep up with your favorite shows on the flat panel High Def. TV in the living room or any of the other TVs in the bedrooms, kitchen or poolside. Wi-Fi is available throughout. Beach chairs and bicycles are at your disposal. Both the back bay and your private beach access are but a block and 1/2 away. So too is 'Publix' our island's main grocery. Beside it, Snookbright , a full service marina, offers a variety of watercraft for rent,
fishing charters and a fine dining restaurant overlooking Estero Bay.

Keywords: Paradise at the beautiful white sandy beach, warm pool in the privacy of the back yard

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    please specify with owner prior to final negotiation...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Desert Rose is ultimate in indoor/outdoor living. French door open onto screened decks or balcony from every room. Large cool Mexican tile with southwest motif and Key West soul. A stone's throw from private beach access, island grocery, marina with fine dining overlooking Estero Bay. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Dec 17 - Apr 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
$1,800 $6,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • cleaning $175

Notes:

50% of rental amount required to be deposited in owners's account prior to booking reservation. The balance, including all taxes,fees and refundable damage deposit due upon arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 09/24/2016
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Location

Fully screened deck with dining area, deck with hammock, social area and poolside recreational entertainment area with dartboard.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Here I am doing what I do best - - - being easy. A recycled bar and grill owner from Key West, I am, sadly, a widower now and another one of them beach musicians who can't quit his day job. A whole other lifetime or two ago I worked in D.C. for the U.S. Labor Dept. and prior to that for the state of Vermont.

Why the Owner Chose Mid Island, Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA:
Location, location, location. Surrounded by palm trees and tropical vegetation, Desert Rose provides the serenity of a Caribbean island paradise yet close to all the beach action water sports, shopping, shelling and dining. If that's not enough, cross the bridge to the mainland for a large selection of fine golf courses, casino gambling, greyhound racetrack, professional baseball, botanical parks, air-boat rides in the Everglades and much, much more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Long sun filled days and quiet starry nights.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Master bedroom balcony with view of the Gulf

    Master bedroom balcony with view of the Gulf

  • sugar sand beach home of champion sand sculpting competition

    sugar sand beach home of champion sand sculpting competition

VRBO #266450

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 09/24/2016

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'Desert Rose' - a Key West Classic Stilt Home

Fort Myers Beach #266450

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

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