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30 Steps to the Beach!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Space 1,660 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bed 4 Bath- Sleeps 12 (this has 3+3 upstairs & a Studio Apt. downstairs)

Location, Location, Location! You don't have to cross any street to get to the beach. This wonderful 3 bedroom, 3 bath upstairs + Downstairs 1/1 Apt. beach side vacation home is sure to please. It is located 30 steps to the sand in arguably one of the most beautiful stretches of Fort Myers Beach and close to everything! The beach in this area has sand dunes, sea oats, and of course the sugar white sand that Ft. Myers Beach is known for. You'll find restaurants, bars, shopping, water sports, a marina, and convenience stores close by. There's even a movie theater just around the corner.

Park your car and note that there are fewer steps to the sand than to the front door of the house! Two of the bedrooms have their own private entrances that lead out to the deck that wraps around the house, as well as their own private bathrooms. This beach cottage is fully equipped with everything you'll need to enjoy your Florida vacation, so pack your bags and head this way!

The house was recently remodeled with an updated kitchen featuring professional grade appliances. There is a 55 inch TV in the living room and an open floor plan. Gulf views are can be seen from almost every room in the house.

There is approx. 750 square feet of decking which takes the total living space to over 2000 sq. feet approx., and there are two private parking spots included.

Downstairs there is a large (650sq.ft.) studio style 1/1 apartment that has been recently remodeled.

More Details

Owner
Dorae Smith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

Amenities

Mid Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1660 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Bathroom 4
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This bedroom is a downstairs studio apartment.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
BEACH EQUIPMENT- I have an array of beach equipment in the garage, but the inventory has a habit of changing quite a bit. I don’t guarantee any of it, but I can’t remember the last time that I did not have, at least, the following items for your use: Sand-castle building materials (buckets, molds, plastic shovel, etc), a noodle, at least 4 beach chairs and plastic adirondack chairs, beach caddy, small drink/lunch coolers, a beach umbrella, boogie board and some sort of ball (usually nerf or a blow up beach ball)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

30 Steps to the Beach!
average rating of 4.866667 based on 30 reviews
Miami, Florida
5

Beautiful home providing everything needed.

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week with family members. Eight of us total. Had a magnificient time. Comfortable, clean, spacious and Beautifully updated home. Evident the owner has spent a lot of time paying attention to detail and providing everything that could possibly be needed. Good location, close to Publix, CVS and even movie theatre. Walking distance to natural preserve. Dorae was just a phone call away, hospitable and available to answer questions or help with anything needed. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

The house was very nice and clean and close to the ocean.

  • 5 of 5

There were a lot of conviences in staying there with kids that we wouldn't have had at a hotel.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Excellent! Great property and location. We rate it five stars.

  • 5 of 5

I doubt you can experience a better vacation than we had in Fort Myers Beach. The beach house was perfect for my family of 7 . I would return there again.

Anthony

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Beautiful house 20 steps from the beach

  • 5 of 5

We look forward to returning. Best family vacation yet!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spring break week!

  • 5 of 5

This house is nicely updated and stocked with everything needed for a relaxing vacation. The decor is crisp, appliances newer and well functioning, linens fresh and towels plush. Dorae is so easy to work with-prompt in communication and very organized.

The main house is on the second level so would not be suitable for anyone not able to do steps easily. The studio is on ground level making access easier.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Fabulous Location (On the Beach) and a Wonderful Home in Great Condition

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 7 day vacation in this home - all was as advertised and even better. We had 4 adults and two children (ages 3 and 5) in our group. First of all, the location was excellent - mid island, on the beach and far enough from all the congestion around the pier area. The house is spacious, immaculately maintained and the kitchen has more cooking equipment than we have at home - it's all the small details that the owner Dorae pays attention to that made our stay so easy and so wonderful. My wife and I (as grandparents) had our own separate fully appointed apartment on the ground level which our children appreciated (not as much as we did!!!!! ). I give this home my highest recommendation and we are looking forward to the possibility of returning soon. For those without a car, the trolley system is great.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Mid Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017-18 Christmas New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 
 
2018 igh Season
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Departure Cleaning Fee $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:
75% if cancelled 45 days prior to the Check-in Date
Cancellations made less than 45 days prior to the Check In are Non Refundable
We rent Saturday to Saturday.
WE only accept personal checks for payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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