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VILLA DRIFTWOOD - Walk to BEACH + Private Heated POOL + 90' DOCK

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Caloosahatchee Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Spacious 4 BR, 3.5 BA 2,500+ SF triple-lot waterfront home is perfectly located less than a quarter mile from the Yacht Club Beach and Marina with a 90' dock and direct bridge-free access to the Gulf only 1/2 mile away.

This is a great home for a large family, a couple of families or the longer term visitor who want to be able to host guests in style and comfort without sacrificing privacy. Great for grandparents with grown/grand children or a golfing foursome. Or just a single family that wants some room to spread out and relax, too.

Features include:

Bedrooms: Split bedroom plan with 2 master suites.

MBR1: King, with 9’ pocketed sliding glass doors to a shaded private seating area. Romantic French Provincial bedroom set with tropical flavor. 32' Toshiba HDTV.

Master Bath 1 includes Jacuzzi, large tiled shower, dual lavatories, make-up area, private toilet and bidet, tons of storage and more.

MBR 2: King with 8’ sliding glass doors to Lanai dining, 32' Toshiba HDTV.

Master Bath 2 includes dual lavatories, 9’ closet space, private toilet and shower area.

Queen BR: Queen bed with beautiful wicker set.

Twin Room: “This End Up” twin set, can be set up either as twins or joined with 'ComfortFoam' topper for another 'King'. Includes dresser and two “Classic Cubbies”.

Futon Room: Just outside the Twin Room is Futon Room. The double sized futon provides overflow sleeping or a quiet reading nook.

Pool: Large (15 x 30), electric heated western exposure pool with 8' deep end, expansive screened and landscaped lanai, hammock, Weber grill, separate pool bathroom and more.

Kitchen: The fully equipped kitchen with all the gadgets from blender to crab forks overlooks the pool and the shaded lanai dining area with a pass thru window and bar.

Family Room and Living Room: Separate spacious family and living rooms will accommodate both active and quiet activities simultaneously. Both feature 57' widescreen TV's w/ Blu-Ray DVD players.

Dining: Seating for 8 in the main dining area with additional for 4-10+ more in the breakfast nook and on the lanai. Perfect setup for entertaining.

Breakfast Nook: Seats 4-6 with sliders to pool on 2 sides. Breakfast table flips to chess/checker board or lift it off for a green felted card table with chips and cards in the family room coffee table drawer.

Laundry Room: Brand-new inside washer and dryer.

Landscaping: Lush mature landscaping, including many towering palm trees never let you forget that you selected a tropical paradise for your vacation.

From bicycles to beach chairs, there are just too many other amenities to list here.

Boat and airport transportation available by request at additional cost.

Of course, high-speed cable wireless internet service is provided. Other business services, such as laser printer with fax and color scanner are also available as an additional service.

Discover Driftwood!!

Keywords: Waterfront, Dock, Beach, Pool, Heated Pool, Boat

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Andrew Churchill
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Andrew Churchill

I am a registered architect and this is my dream home. Thanks for considering Villa Driftwood! Andrew Churchill, AIA Indiana Registered Architect #8600327 Florida Registered Architect #AR0016177

Andrew Churchill purchased this villa in 2009

Why Andrew Churchill chose Cape Coral

Ft Myers is far enough south that warm weather is pretty reliable. My brother lives on Sanibel (about 30 minutes away), so I was familiar with the area. After many months of searching, I found my perfect vacation home. As an architect, I recognized both a great home and an ideal location. I enjoy vacationing here with my 19 & 21 year old sons and look forward to retiring here someday. My brother, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, owns the only horse farm on Sanibel (as far as I know), so I have family ties here. I don't rent any other houses, so all my attention is focused on making this 'home'.

What makes this villa unique

Walking to the beach!! Watching the sunset over the water!! Playing in the pool!! The privacy of 2 master bedrooms. Did I mention Walking to the Beach...!!!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

VILLA DRIFTWOOD - Walk to BEACH + Private Heated POOL + 90' DOCK
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

Villa Driftwood

  • 5 of 5

This was a GREAT rental house, close to the Beach and The Boathouse !!!

House was very spacious, pool was great!!!! If I had ?'s Andrew was very quick to respond!!! House was very clean and well stocked with everything from utensils to the Margarita Machine which got its workout one day!!

Plenty of room for the 4 people we had, only used one of the two living rooms, Pool got a great workout on the days that we didn't go anywhere,

Plenty of Bikes, coolers and beach chairs to be used!! We even left a couple chairs that My in-laws were gonna to give away!!

Thank you Andrew Cant wait till next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had such a good time. Housekeeper rated you AAAAA+++++++. Looking forward to having you back. And thanks for the chairs. Andrew
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5

Villa Driftwood

  • 5 of 5

We loved Villa Driftwood, it's absolutely perfect, inside and out! After renting many places over many years we agree that this has been the best. The house is very large which was nice when our family visited. The pool area was wonderful and we made good use of it, especially our grandchildren. Being able to launch our boat so close to the house was a bonus as was the dock, and it's close proximity to the gulf. There wasn't a time out that we didn't see dolphins, and got to visit several beaches only accessible by boat. The kids found hermit crabs, starfish, sea urchin which lived in the 'aquarium' they built in the sand. The shelling on Sanibel was fun too. We loved being in downtown Cape Coral, close to everything we needed i.e. restaurants, grocery stores, movies and shopping. The house is very well-equipped, very clean, functional and well taken care of. But, I must agree with Annette E about improving the couch in the the 'family' room, can't speak for the other living room - we didn't use it. I can't say enough about Villa Driftwood, I would recommend it highly and would love to go back. Dealing with Andrew was a dream, he made everything go very smoothly for us, and we thank him for this.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darmstadt
5

Super Villa , great location

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful place Villa Driftwood is huge ! We could have easily been 8 people instead of our family of four without getting the house overcrowded....

Good beds , kitchen well equipped , nice bathrooms - great !

The pool area is fantastic . As I´m the early bird of the family , I enjoyed the peace and wonderful light at sunrise every day with my fresh brewed coffee, watching birds and fish in the canal. We had wonderful barbecues using the grill ( huge , too ), went to the nearby boathouse to watch sundowns and enjoyed their good food.

Cape Coral, especially Villa Driftwood in the Yacht Club Area is quite close to everything - Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, Tanger outlet or Miromar, all only half an hours drive away.

Only thing that could be improved are the sofas in the living rooms ( there are even TWO living rooms !! ) - far too soft to sit on for more than 10 minutes - but you don´t really need them anyway, having wonderful sun beds and chairs in the gorgeous pool area ... :-)

Andrew is very good to work with, answers mails / questions very fast and seems to take care very much of this wonderful house.

I highly recommend villa driftwood !

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Annette, Glad you enjoyed your holiday! LIke mattresses, sofa firmness may be a matter of personal taste. However, the living room sofas which were showing signs of wear were replaced last month. Hopefully you will find those more to your liking. Please visit us again soon. Thank you. Andrew
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Frankfurt,Germany
5

Family- time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this spacious house! We enjoyed the big pool several times a day.The location is great, you can reach the tiny beach and the very nice boathouse (enjoying a cocktail watching the sunset with good live music)by foot.THere are many shops nearby,where you can do your daily shopping.Its easy ro drive to Sanibel,Fort Myers beach .We also enjoyed the dock-side,once watching dolphins in our canal.

We were a party of 7 between 14and 55 and had plenty of room inside and outside of the villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and saw the dolphins. They like to chase fish to the end of the canal for feeding. A clarification on the Yacht Club public beach size. It is about 200 meters long. Although small compared to the ocean, we have found it comfortable for swimming, beach play and sunbathing. And as noted, it is about a 30 minute drive to Sanibel & Ft Myers beaches.
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5

A super vacancy home

  • 5 of 5

A super vacancy home in our view. With all the comfort our family were looking for. The top of our stay was the pool. An real big swimming pool with also room for the very little among us. We had a great time at Villa Driftwood. The Hart family from The Netherlands.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time. One clarification about the title. "A super vacation home", was the intended title. Not "vacancy". Both the guest and I asked VRBO to make this minor editorial change, but we had to go through a protracted process to delete the original review, and then re-post it. it wasn't worth the hassle,
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5

Perfect Place For A Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have come and stayed at Cape Coral for several years. This was the first time we rented a home. We had a couple coming with us and this home was the perfect solution. It was IDEAL!!! With (2) Master Suites on opposite ends of the house, and (2) large TV screens / Living Rooms on both sides of the house, wow. It was perfect!! We each had our privacy, and we had a great time together having our lunches and some of our meals right there at the house. Breakfast in the wonderfully equipped kitchen, and lunches on the patio. The sliding window above the kitchen sink was very convenient for passing food through or cleaning up the patio table. The pool was beautiful!!! With an outdoors shower and outdoor restroom, it could not have been more perfect. The garage was an added plus to be able to put our boat trailer in and SUV in. Made us feel right at home. Having been to Cape Coral numerous times, this was the first time to bring our boat with us. It was so nice to be able to put it in and dock it right outside the back door and then take off when ever we desired to go out through the canals or river. It was AMAZING! The owner was super nice and we enjoyed our stay!!!! What a great time we had. Definitely will be back, that is, if it isn't booked the next time we plan to come down. The location is perfect near the Yacht Club for swimming, walks, beach, as well as centrally located to the Islands and Naples is just down the road about 30-40 minutes. Perfect Place!!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time on your vacation. Hope you can come back for another great vacation soon.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
RSW - Fort Myers Southwest Regional Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Ford's Restaurant: Yacht Club
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Yacht Club
Car: recommended

Located in warm sunny Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is the Venice of Florida, featuring over 400 miles of canals. Cape Coral adjoins Redfish Cove at the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River and is only than 30 minutes by boat to the open waters of the Gulf.

The desireable Yacht Club area of Cape Coral is the birthplace of Cape Coral and is named for the pulic Yacht Club Municipal Park and Marina just a few hundred yards away.

If you are a boater, be sure to consider a few things in choosing your rental villa.

1. How long does it take to get to get out of the idle zone to open water? Some canals are 'landlocked' or you may need to spend an hour or two at idle speed to get to open water. Villa Driftwood is approximately 1/2 mile, (5-10 min).

2. Is it direct access (no bridges or locks) & deep enough? Villa Driftwood provides approximately 5' deep direct 'sailboat' access.

3. Is there a marina with support facilities nearby? The Yacht Club has a full marina and boat ramp.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, parasailing, shelling, wildlife viewing, spa, racquetball, basketball, mini golf, shuffleboard, hot air ballooning

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Rates & Availability

Caloosahatchee Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Holiday Special 2016
Dec 10 2016 - Dec 24 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$420
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2017 Special
Jan 21 2017 - Jan 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Prime Season 2017
Jan 28 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Fling 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$763
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Holiday 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$623
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Getaway 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$553
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$763
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Prime Season 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Apr 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,393
$5,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Fliing 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Jun 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$763
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Holiday 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$623
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$693
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

RENTALS ARE BY THE WEEK (Saturday to Saturday)

VRBO/HomeAway may quote partial weeks, but that is not accurate because rentals are for full weeks.
Unfortunately, I cannot control VRBO/HomeAway quotes.
"Quotable Rates" provide a good budget for full weeks, but final rate quotes must be provided directly by Owner.

Holiday and non-standard week surcharge may apply.

Electric reimbursement of $0.14 / kWh deducted from deposit.

$500 Deposit due at time of reservation
For reservations of 20 nights or less, rent due 60 days prior to arrival.
For reservations of 21-48 nights, rent of $500 due at time of reservation. Rent balance due 90 days prior to arrival.
For reservations of 49-76 nights, rent of $1,000 due at time of reservation. Rent balance due 120 days prior to arrival.
Contact me for reservation longer than 76 nts

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Amenities

Caloosahatchee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2544 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet , Bathroom is huge!
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2 Lavatories
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Between Bedrooms 3 & 4
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower , Pool bathroom, lanai shower nearby
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twins can make 1 'king' with a memory foam 'mattress topper'
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Screened sleeping area
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Can be combined into 'King' with provided mattress topper and linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon Available, Bunk Beds (1) Twins can stack into bunk bed, but not set up this way
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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