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Beautiful Renovated 3BR/2BA Sailboat Gulf Access Home - Heated Pool&Spa

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Sunset from the lanai reflected in the pool- a great afternoon western exposure

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This is a very comfortable recently renovated single-family home on a direct Gulf access, sailboat-access canal that is less than 10 minutes to the Caloosahatchee River and less than 1/2 hour to the Gulf of Mexico.

WE HAVE JUST FINISHED A COMPLETE INTERIOR RENOVATION. NEW MASTER BATH INCLUDING FLOOR AND WALL TILE, TUB, VANITY, MASTER BEDROOM, WALK IN CLOSET, DINING ROOM, FORMAL LIVING ROOM, KITCHEN INCLUDING NEW CABINETS AND GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, NEW HARDWOOD FLOORS, NEW WALL TO WALL CARPET IN THE MASTER, NEW DOORS AND TRIM, FRESH PAINT, ETC.
The home features a master bedroom with a king sized bed, A new LED Smart tv, walk-in closet with a recently renovated private bath featuring a tub and shower. One guest bedroom has a king sized bed. The second guest bedroom has a new queen sized bed with a large walk-in closet. Across the hall from the second guest bedroom is a recently renovated bathroom with a large shower which is accessible to/from the screened in lanai/pool area for your convenience.


The NEW full service kitchen is bright and has a double window which fully opens (6') out to the lanai and outdoor dining area. IT FEATURES NEW CABINETS, NEW GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND TILE. It has a garbage disposal and flitered water dispenser, dishwasher as well as the usual appliances and a new stove and cooktop. The kitchen is open to the den and separated from it by an eat-in counter with two stools. The dining room off the kitchen has a wonderful view of the lanai, pool area and canal through double-opening, glass doors. It features a beautiful Travertine marble dining table for six.

The den is furnished with beautiful leather sofas, one full sized and big enough to sleep an adult and the other slightly smaller but very comfortable for two people. The entertainment center is in the den and has a NEW LED SMART TV with a DVD player and VHS player as well as a stereo with surround sound.

The dining room is directly off the kitchen with a large Travertine Marble table and six comfortable chairs all on a beautiful marble tiled floor.

The very large living room with new hardwood floors is a great room for entertaining with a matching overstuffed and extremely comfortable couch, love seat and chair with an ottoman. The elegant side tables are matching Travertine marble bases with glass tops. Some of the furniture is antique and very well maintained. Most of the artworks are originals or signed prints.

The laundry room is down a hallway separated by a pocket door from the den and has an entry to the garage and features a full-sized washer and dryer as well as many cabinets for storage. This is also the computer station with a printer. We also have upgraded the tv service and have 5G hi speed Wi-Fi.

The house has a two-car garage with off-street parking for two more cars in the driveway. There are many tools and a work bench area in the garage along with three bikes one of which has a child seat on the back of it.

The lanai/pool area is quite large with an oversized pool and features a six person spa as well as lounge chairs, chaise lounges, a glass topped table with four chairs, two stools at the kitchen access bar and a new stainless propane grill.

There is a path from the door of the screen structure that leads to the waterfront with more chairs and chaise lounges on another patio, a wooden dock area, a covered boat lift and jet ski lift. It even has a crab trap and there are fishing poles in the garage for your use. The landscaping is beautiful with many exotic plant varieties including bananas, grapefruit, lemons, limes and oranges and well as a small herb garden. You can catch your dinner, season it and make a daiquiri ... just add rum!

Great shopping and dining are close by. It is near the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve where you can hike and rent kayaks. There is a new park at the entrance of our canal from the Caloosahatchee River where you can launch a boat.

This part of Cape Coral is fun, unpretentious and friendly, and this is why we love it and think you will too.

Keywords: relaxing, easy, fun, water, pool, spa, hot tub, warm, close, beautiful, sunsets, beaches, swimming, boating, shelling, beach-combing.

Way too much to do and mention here, so just relax and enjoy it all!
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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of room in this house for kids to play. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the house. There are ashtrays outside and there is a nice patio near the water that is ideal for a relaxing smoke....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Spacious with dressers, tables, chairs, tv & walkin closet...moreless

  • Green guest bedroom: 1 king

    Very comfortable with dresser & tables & large closet...moreless

  • Yellow guest bedroom: 1 queen

    New queen with tv, dresser, tables & walkin closet...moreless

  • King size beds (2) The king bed in the green room can be separated to make 2 twin beds. The king bed in the master bedroom has new linens. New queen size bed , Baby Cribs (1) This is a 'Pack and Play' stored in the yellow bedroom's walk in closet...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Guest bath: toilet, shower

    Recently renovated, very spacious and bright...moreless

  • Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Recently renovated- new tub, tile,vanity etc....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Very close to a free, city owned boat launch area, park, ecological preserve and shopping. Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island and Captiva Island and their beaches and islands are a short drive or boat ride away. This is a nice nieghborhood where we go bike riding on a regular basis and have wonderful nieghbors. The lots on both sides of the house are vacant giving you lots of room and privacy. There is a great farmer's market during the winter months in Cape Coral....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Just upgraded to CenturyLink Prism cable system....moreless

  • Stereo:

    A good but older stereo...moreless

  • Television:

    large, new 40" LED Smart Sony Bravia in the living area. New 32" LED Smart tv in the master bedroom that can be moved to the dining room, living room or lanai...moreless

  • Toys:

    toys and books for the kids plus some pool toys...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Some videos are in the house...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    On a very wide, deep water canal a few minutes to the river with wonderful views and great sunsets- see the photos. Nice large patio with furniture and cushions at the waterfront near the covered boat lift...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Beautiful Travertine marble table for 6 with a wonderful view of the evening sunset, pool and Lanai...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    New central air throughout the house...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    High speed DSL with wi fi...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer in the separate laundry room...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    New desktop computer and printer - We also have Wi-Fi so you can bring your laptop and other devises....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Weights and a bench in the garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car with tools and workbench ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    New central electric heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Good computer with upgraded high speed wi fi and printer...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We just bought some new ones for the master bedroom and both guest rooms....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very plush and nice with antiques and overstuffed chairs and couch...moreless

  • Parking:

    easily parks 4 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    room in the driveway for about 4 cars...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No telephone. Bring your smartphone....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Lots of towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer in the separate laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your laptop- it is high speed DSL...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    3 different ones plus teapot for making loose leaf tea...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well stocked...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete with everything you will need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Works great...moreless

  • Freezer:

    part of the fridge...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This newly renovated kitchen is well stocked with many modern conveniences including a garbage disposal and filtered water dispenser. Lots of small appliances...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in above the stove...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    3 adult bikes. One has a child seat attached to it. Two have baskets. Plus 2 bikes for small children...moreless

  • Boat:

    the boat is not available for rental but we can tell you where to get one....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Pebble tech paving was recently replaced and has lots of furniture surrounding the pool and more furniture on the waterfront patio. Many new cushions. Patio was resealed in January 2015...moreless

  • Golf:

    2 sets of golf clubs are in the garage. They are not great clubs but they will get you around the course....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large enclosed area that includes an eating area with a glass topped table and 6 comfortable chairs as well as chaise lounge chairs and folding chairs with side tables and cushions....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Nice landscaping professionally maintained....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New stainless propane grill plus a smoker grill ...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Oversize, screened lanai with lots of furniture and a glass top table and chairs, hot tub and lounge chairs....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Large 6 person tub with an Ozone system. It uses bromine not chlorine....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Very large (oversized) electrically heated pool (18x 30) inside of the lanai screening with deep end and shallow end and steps at both ends. Solar cover with a winder. Brand new heater. December 2016....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
This is it! February- March 20
Jan 29 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,999 $6,999
Oh yes! Spring 2017
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,299 $3,999
The best season
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$599 $1,999
The time I like the best
Nov 1 - Dec 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$799 $2,499
Christmas , New Years 2017/18
Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,499
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 11%

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Rental is not confirmed until the deposit and signed contract have been received by the owners.

Damage Protection Insurance (if available) OR a refundable $500.00 damage security/deposit is applicable , but not both. Don't be confused by the quote. If in doubt, please email us.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
RSW 1/2 hour
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Anthony's on the Boulevard 5 min
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Key West Express, Ft Myers Beach 25 min
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Many in the area 10 min
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 75 15 min
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ariani's high end Italian- 8 min or Anthony's
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cape Coral Yacht Club 10 min Sanibel 25 min

Car: Recommended

Our beautiful recently renovated home is very close to Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, the bohemian Pine Island and Fort Myers Beach all of which are great day trips with wonderful scenery, great beaches, delicious restaurants, fishing from land or sea and some of the best beach combing in the United States. It is very close to shopping of all kinds yet far enouph away that there is no traffic and is extremely relaxing. Biking to the local park or the Ecological Preserve is another fun yet short trip. Rent a boat from the local boat livery and explore the canals, the Calosahachee River or go out to the Gulf or go Tarpon fishing in Pine Island Sound.

So much to do, but relaxing by the pool or in the spa or at the patio at the waterfront is what we hear the most from or guests.

Our Home- it's a great place to go.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We live on beautiful Lake Hopatcong in northwestern New Jersey and love the boating life including sailboat racing, antique wooden boats, canoeing and kayaking. Tom is a Landscape Architect and Genie is a Land Use Administrator. We have three grown daughters and one grandson and one granddaughter. We bought this home in the hope that we could use it more when we retire. The home is so comfortable and we feel our family will enjoy visiting us down here because there is something for EVERYONE here and everything is so convenient.

Why the Owner Chose Cape Coral, FL, USA:
We thought the neighborhood was very friendly and safe. The canal ride to the river is short and is deep so you won't hit bottom and some of the canal is a park and undeveloped. There is a lot of shopping close by. The home is far enough away from the main drag so there is no traffic noise and the canal is quiet. A hospital is very close by. With no neighbors on the adjoining lots, outdoor space is ample and privacy ensured. We like that it is close to Fort Myers and the airport to pick up visitors. Also, Fort Meyers is a really neat town with upscale restaurants and lots of cultural events. The wonderful beaches of Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers Beach are only a short drive or boat ride away. The Cape Coral farmers market is a great place on Saturday mornings during the winter months.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Warm temperatures, beautiful weather, a beautiful large pool, large spa, spectacular sunsets, great access to boating and sailing, convenient bargain shopping and great dining. Directly across and along the river are fabulous mansions we enjoy viewing from our boat. We drive to beaches both pristine and commercial, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, the Planetarium and Aquarium, miniature golf and Pine Island that reminded us of the British Virgin Islands. There is also the great fishing of Charlotte Harbor very nearby.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

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Photos

  • Sunset from the lanai reflected in the pool- a great afternoon western exposure

    Sunset from the lanai reflected in the pool- a great afternoon western exposure

  • window opening to lanai, granite counter and bar

    window opening to lanai, granite counter and bar

  • Hall to the office/laundry room. Notice the antique Ice Box and botanical prints

    Hall to the office/laundry room. Notice the antique Ice Box and botanical prints

  • Front door opens to living room and dining room

    Front door opens to living room and dining room

  • Master bedroom with  new wall to wall carpet

    Master bedroom with new wall to wall carpet

  • Guest bedroom with new Queen Bed

    Guest bedroom with new Queen Bed

  • Lanai and large spa off master bedroom

    Lanai and large spa off master bedroom

  • Boat on the covered lift with the docks and dock box for cushions for furniture

    Boat on the covered lift with the docks and dock box for cushions for furniture

  • Birds at the 'Ding' Darling park on Sanibel

    Birds at the 'Ding' Darling park on Sanibel

  • shenanigans at the Farmers Market in Cape Coral

    shenanigans at the Farmers Market in Cape Coral

  • View from the Canal with the patio where you can watch fish jump

    View from the Canal with the patio where you can watch fish jump

  • Street view of house

    Street view of house

  • New kitchen looking toward the dining room

    New kitchen looking toward the dining room

  • Comfy den faces the kitchen

    Comfy den faces the kitchen

  • Sunny, cozy living room with new hardwood floors

    Sunny, cozy living room with new hardwood floors

  • Guest bedroom with King Bed that can separate into 2 twin beds

    Guest bedroom with King Bed that can separate into 2 twin beds

  • Master bedroom with TV and walk in closet and private bath

    Master bedroom with TV and walk in closet and private bath

  • Lanai and patio- dining area with pebble-teck patio surface

    Lanai and patio- dining area with pebble-teck patio surface

  • great pool for lounging or laps

    great pool for lounging or laps

  • Wildlife abounds- top of the Norfolk Island Pine with Ibis

    Wildlife abounds- top of the Norfolk Island Pine with Ibis

  • Four Mile Cove Ecological park is a short distance from the house

    Four Mile Cove Ecological park is a short distance from the house

  • Fort Myers in the background at the Four Mile Cove Ecological Park

    Fort Myers in the background at the Four Mile Cove Ecological Park

  • It's five o'clock somewhere

    It's five o'clock somewhere

  • Genie and Tom saying goodby in Happy Hour, our 1962 Chris Craft Cavalier

    Genie and Tom saying goodby in Happy Hour, our 1962 Chris Craft Cavalier

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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