A-Lure - Single Family Home, Private Heated Pool and Boat Dock, Walk to Beach(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 4-6)
A-Lure is a charming, well-appointed and comfortable single-family Key-West-style home on the water on Palm Island, Florida, halfway in-between Fort Myers & Sarasota. It is just what you have been looking for in your next island beach vacation, with its private, heated swimming pool beautifully tiled pool area on lushly landscaped grounds, outdoor shower, outdoor entertainment area—all overlooking the canal! Bring your boat (up to 25 feet) to utilize our deep water dock, which takes you right out to the Intracoastal Waterway without bridges where you can explore other islands, water ski, fish, etc. Or use the available two person Kayak for an excursion around the canals.
A-Lure offers an open floor plan with comfortable furniture, ceiling fans, large screen TV, cathedral ceiling, hardwood and tile floors and plantation shutters. Outdoor seating and entertainment is plentiful. The large screened-in lanai spans the back of the house, accessible from the living room and the master bedroom and allows for comfy seating and dining—perfect for relaxing and enjoying the spectacular island sunsets! The pool area boasts a very large outdoor entertainment area providing both sun and shade, with an under-house tiled patio/bar area outfitted with wicker furniture and large pool patio, all leading to the boardwalk and boat dock.
A-Lure’s kitchen features beautiful granite counter-tops and a wine cooler, in addition to everything you need to prepare simple or elaborate meals. The king master suite is in the back of the house, with direct access to the lanai and the views of the canal. Enjoy free wireless internet and cable TV, DVD/CD players. Everything you need is here!
ABOUT THE ISLAND:
Palm Island is one of the last best kept secrets on the Gulf of Mexico. It is only accessible by boat, with two ferry’s running generous hours daily for both cars and pedestrians. Palm Island is near Englewood, Florida and just north of Boca Grande. Fly into Sarasota, Fort Myers, Punta Gorda or Tampa. The island is seven miles long with plenty of clean sandy beaches and great shelling and shark teeth and the Don Pedro Nature Preserve.
Many years ago, there were three different islands...Knight Island to the north (now known as Palm Island), Don Pedro Island in the middle and Little Gasparilla to the south. Years ago, the passes between each one closed up and they became one island, sharing the 7 mile beach. Don Pedro, Knight Island and Palm Island are often referred to interchangeably.
Life on the island is exactly what one dreams about when they think of island life—relaxed, laid back, quiet, subdued, and yet just a quick hop on the ferry to enter the “real world.” There are only about 200 homes on the island, no big bridges, causeways, busy roads, street lights, etc. The air is clean; there are few cars, no hustle and bustle from busy roads. Golf carts and bikes are mostly used for transportation. All of this is what makes the island extra special, very safe and calm.
The beach is just a short walk away and golf cart rental is available on the island. There is one island restaurant and a small store to purchase minimal supplies. Rent kayaks, boats, bicycles, or charter a fishing trip. Enjoy many restaurants, golf courses, and shopping on the mainland but NOT on the island. Don’t be surprised to see manatees, tortoise, exotic birds, dolphins and any number of fish on your adventure.
Once your get here you will never want to leave!
Member since: 2012
- Max. occupancy 6
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Two full bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Low Season 2017
Apr 15 - Dec 1, 2017
7 night min stay
High Season 2017/18
Dec 2 - May 26, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning Fee $180
- Tax Rate 12%
Discounts offered for multi-week stays. Rates subject to change until confirmed booking with deposit received.
$500 refundable deposit payable upon booking.
Total rent due 30 days prior to arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Come, relax and explore this beautiful, private island and discover all that it has to offer. Seven miles of beaches, for shelling, fishing swimming, boating are just a few of the many things to do here. This vacation home has it all, just waiting for your arrival. Rent a golf cart or bicycles to explore the island. Bring or rent a boat (up to 25 feet) to our deep water private boat dock. Charter a deep sea fishing adventure--grouper, redfish, snook are prolific, to name a few. Bring your clubs for enjoying numerous golf courses on the mainland. Come prepared to relax and wash your cares away as you step back in time on this charming island!
dining area, living room with lanai in the background
Heated Pool with Tiki Bar
Short distance to ICW w/o any bridges
Back of house view
Don't hurry, be happy!
Large, modern open kitchen
Lanai Overlooking Water, dining and seating areas
Master bedroom, view 2
Pool and bar area at night
Boardwalk to pier, seen from the pool area
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Thursday, May 18, 2017
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