Lakefront Condo/Jacuzzi/ Wifi/ HDTV/Lanai/Pool/Fitness Room
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- Minimum stay:1-29 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This luxurious condominium is located in a secluded gated community that is surrounded by a pristine nature preserve. You will find a private 2 car garage in front and a tiled, covered and screened lanai in the rear with a lakefront view. Its well-appointed interior has 10 foot ceilings, crown molding, granite kitchen countertops, plush carpeting in the bedrooms and ceramic tile floors everywhere else. You will also find contoured panel cabinetry throughout the kitchen and bathrooms, custom wood shelving added to all closets, central air, ceiling fans in all rooms including the lanai, and a separate laundry room with a washer and dryer. Your vacation condo is located only a few steps from the clubhouse which offers a heated swimming pool and a professionally equipped fitness center.
The master bedroom suite has a queen size bed, side tables with reading lamps, HDTV, clock radio, a spacious walk-in closet, and full glass double sliding doors that open out onto the lanai. You will also find a pleasant sitting and reading area. The large master bath includes a Jacuzzi tub, a glass shower enclosure and a vanity with double sinks.
The roomy guest bedroom has a queen bed with side tables and reading lamps, TV, DVD player, clock radio, ceiling fan and a large closet with custom shelves.
The den features a HDTV, DVD player, DVD collection, games, puzzles and a game table with seating for 4. Of course the den also has comfortable seating for watching TV or reading a book and a ceiling fan with variable lighting.
The fully equipped kitchen has granite countertops, variable lighting, GE Profile appliances, side by side refrigerator with filtered water and ice maker, smooth-top electric range and self cleaning oven, built-in microwave, exhaust fan, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and abundant cabinet and pantry space. The kitchen has a full set of dishware, utensils, cookware and small appliances – coffee maker, toaster, blender. A kitchen nook that seats 4, brightened by the morning sun, is a great place to begin your day with breakfast.
Living Room & Lanai
A comfortable living room offers the entertainment of TV and a DVD player. Seating is provided by a sofa plus chairs that recline and turn. The living room opens out onto a covered and screened lanai via 3 full glass sliding doors. Relax on the lanai with your morning cup of coffee and perhaps something to read. Relax on the lanai in the early evening with a before or after dinner drink. It is an outdoor area you will enjoy any time of day.
The dining room Mediterranean style table can seat 6, and if needed, can easily be extended to seat 8. The room’s atmosphere can be set by adjusting the brightness of the chandelier hanging from above.
Within Portofino’s private gates, serenity reigns with the beauty set among 58 acres of nature preserve, lake, fountains, brick paved concourses and Italian Old World ambiance. Enjoy the uniquely designed lakeside clubhouse with shaded veranda, spacious pool deck and a professionally equipped fitness center. Your vacation home is ideally located with easy access to everything. The beautiful beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel are but 20 minutes away. Closer yet are world class golf, fishing, boating, shopping, dining and the theatre. You are less than 5 minutes from the Minnesota Twins spring training and less than10 minutes from where the Boston Red Sox train. Just relax, or be-on-the-go, no matter what you choose - you will enjoy your dream vacation home.
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- On floor 2
- 1970 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
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- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2016
29 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
29 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Exit cleaning fee $125
- Tax Rate 11%
One calendar month is minimum stay
$250.00 deposit due to confirm reservation.
50% of rental fee due 120 days prior to arrival.
Balance of rental fees due 30 days prior to arrival.
Fees payable by personal check
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Play 18 different Golf Courses within 15 miles, Relax on the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel – 12 miles, Visit the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium – 5 miles, Watch the Boston Red Sox spring training at JetBlue Park – 6 miles, Watch the Minnesota Twins spring training in Hammond Stadium in the Lee County Sports Complex – 2 miles,
Enjoy Deep Sea Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico – 11 miles, Watch ECHL Division Ice Hockey – Florida Everblades – 12 miles, Hike the Guided tours of the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve – 1 mile, Shop at the Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Town Center and the Coconut Point Mall. Shop the the Tanger Outlets or the Miromar Outlets. Shop the Fleamaster Fleamarket. All stores and outlets and fleamarket within 15 miles, Guided Tours of the Babcock Ranch – 35 minutes, Seminole Casino of Immokalee – 40 minutes, Naturalist Guided Tours in the Everglades National Park - 90 minutes, Disney World - 3 hours away.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We first vacationed in Florida in 2004 and immediately knew we found a dream location. We quickly became “snow birds” and spent each winter in Florida. After only two years and wanting more of our newly found paradise, we decided to become year round residents. Most of our lives had been spent in Pennsylvania and most of our vacations were spent on the beaches of New Jersey or sailing in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Now, here in Fort Myers, we can enjoy all the pleasures of the outdoors all year. Every day is a great day to be on the beach, on the water or on a golf course. Once here, you will want to come back again and again. Frank & Carol, Fort Myers, FL
Why the Owner Chose Heritage Palms, Fort Myers, FL, USA:
We chose Fort Myers because it offers the best of Florida; the beaches and waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the climate of a tropical paradise, and all the conveniences you expect to find in a large city. It has live theatre, sport complexes, numerous golf courses, medical centers, and all the shops and stores you could ever want. Yet our vacation home, while very close to the city life, is in a resort setting that features a tranquil lake and nature preserve. We have the quiet or the bustle – whichever suits our mood.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Portofino is a centrally located gated community set among 58 acres of nature preserve and Old Italian architecture. Our clubhouse with heated swimming pool and fitness room is only a few steps from our condo door. We are only 1 mile from the local shopping center which offers all of life’s necessities plus half a dozen restaurants. One of our favorite hiking places is the well known Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve – 1 mile away. We mostly hike on our own but do have the choice of taking a guided tour. From its several miles of elevated boardwalk we often see alligators and many species of birds. Other animals we see less often include deer, fox, bobcats and otters. We have never come across a bear which we are told do occasionally pass through the preserve. Baseball is a very popular local sport. We watch the Boston Red Sox Spring Training at JetBlue Park - only 10 minutes away. We watch the Minnesota Twins Spring Training at Hammond Stadium - only 4 minutes away. When spring training is over, Hammond Stadium becomes home field for the Fort Myers Miracle, our minor league team. We will often have a foot-long hotdog and beer while watching our team play. The brief games and contests played between innings in the minor leagues are a bonus – they are almost as entertaining as the regular game. Fort Myers Beach is our favorite place in the sand – 12 miles away. There are palm trees, sand dunes, and all types of watercraft for the adventurous. We often see pelicans swooping down into the water as they fish for their next meal. It also has picnic facilities, grills, restrooms, fishing pier, and beach front shops, snack bars and restaurants. Sometimes we enjoy an ice cream cone as we walk the beach.
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- Secondary: (215) 813-4565 (Pennsylvania, USA)
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Gated community Coach home with 2 car garage and lanai overlooking water
Master BR with large walk-in closet, opens onto lanai, JACUZZI in master bath
Enjoy the morning sun as you start the day with a breakfast view of the lake
Den offers HDTV, DVD player, game table seating 4, and supply of games & DVDs
Dining RM table seats up to 8. Adjust the lighting to set your desired ambiance
Portofino is set amid 58 acres of nature preserve; 7 mi to airport, 4 mi to I75
Next to the beach - visit shops & restaurants along the Fort Myers Beach Walkway
Go deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, large or small charters
Welcome to Portofino in Fort Myers, an exclusive gated community in SW Florida
Fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, abundant cabinet & pantry space
Roomy guest BR, queen bed, TV, clock radio, large closet with custom shelving
Comfortable living RM with TV, DVD player, triple glass doors open onto lanai
Only a few steps to the clubhouse with heated pool, fitness center and library.
Enjoy the water, sand and warm sun on the beaches of Ft Myers and Sanibel
If golf is your game, play 18 different courses within 15 miles of home
Naturalist Office & Visitor Center for Six Mile Cypress Preserve, 1 mi from home
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Sunday, August 21, 2016
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