Historic Beach Cottage Located on Estero Bay, Pet Friendly.(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (Sleeps 8)
The master bedroom has a king bed and the guest rooms have a queen and 2 twins, there is a sleeper sofa in the living room and there is a den. There are 2 full baths with hair dryers. The large open deck is great for family entertainment, watching the dolphins play, to see a manatee, bird viewing, watching the local shrimp boats go by, or to just relax. There is also a gas grill.
The separate studio has a king and a day bed in the bedroom and a futon sleeper in the living area. There is a studio kitchen with a cooktop, full refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven. There is a large screen porch off the living area and bedroom which doubles the living area. The studio Includes all housewares, linens beach towels and chairs and a grill. The studio is also decorated in the casual beach style.
Estero Bay is visible from all living areas and some of the bedrooms, the sunrises over the bay are spectacular. The beach and Gulf of Mexico is just steps away, less than a block.
This cottage is a true Florida experience, very comfortable for families or couples. We are pet friendly so pets are welcome for a small additional fee.
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Member since: 2012
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 1 - Apr 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Apr 10 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Nov 21, 2017
3 night min stay
Winter 2017/ 2018
Dec 23 - Apr 21, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning $125 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Pet Fee $100
- Tax Rate 11%
Rates are subject to change until confirmed with deposit. Rental of the additional 1 bedroom, 1 bath downstairs is extra and can be rented separately or with the 3 bedroom cottage upstairs. Special rates may apply for holidays.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Located on the quiet north end of Estero Island also known as Ft. Myers Beach, yet within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of the Times Square and Bay Walk entertainment districts. The majestic everglades are just a short drive away, as well as Bush Gardens and all the theme parks of the Orlando area.
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: Our family owned and operated a beachfront resort on Estero Island for almost 50 years, this cottage was the beginning of that resort and has been honored with an Historic Designation. Our family has lived on the island since the 50's and 2 generations of the family still reside on the island and are involved in many community activities.
Why the Owner Chose Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA:
The cottage has been in our family since the 50's and was the center piece of our resort. This cottage was our most popular and generations of families returned year after year. The cottage is large and spacious giving families or couples lots of room to relax. You can see the bay & harbor from the living area, dinning area, bedrooms and even the kitchen! There is a large open deck with plenty of space for entertaining family & friends as well as just relaxing watching the dolphins & boats go by. The dock offers a great place to fish, sun, and can accommodate a boat or jet skis. Enjoy old Florida living at its best.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This cottage has beautiful views of the sunrise over Estero Bay. Our local bottle-nose dolphins can be seen daily, as well as an occasional manatee and our native birds can be seen in abundance. the location is quiet but within an easy walk of the Times Square entertainment district where you will find many shops, restaurants, ice cream shops and a candy shop. The is a nightly sunset celebration with music and entertainment. There is also a beautiful county park in easy walking distance where you can see many endangered Gopher tortoises as well as native beach plants. On Wed. mornings the county offers a guided nature walk Oct thru April.
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View of the property from a passing ship. Great open deck and screen porch below
View of Estero Bay from main cottage and private studio below.
Dinning area sets 6 with view of bay from 2 banks of windows.
Queen bedroom has view of Estero Bay. Built in cabinets and ceiling fan.
Beach access just steps away.
Relax on the open deck, great bay views, watch the dolphins play.
Living area of studo has futon, doors open to porch with amazing bay views.
Bedroom of private suite. French doors open to screen porch with great bay view
another view of the spacious bedroom.
View of Estero bay from the living area & bedroom of private studio.
View from the living room and deck looking south to the bridge & harbor.
Kitchen has been updated new cabinets & granite counters, bay view from window
King bedroom is spacious and has it own full bath & ceiling fan.
Twin bedroom very cheerful. View of bay from the windows behind the beds.
our resident pair of Ospreys are great to watch especially during nesting season
endless beautiful sensets
Private studio has s kitchen w two burner stove microwave & toaster oven.
Bedroom of private suite has king bed and a day bed.
large spacious bath. separate rooms for tub/shower toilet and vanity areas.
Studio has large screen porch with amazing bay views.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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