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NEAR TIMES SQUARE AND DOWNTOWN!. Restaurants/bars just 3 blocks away

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

SPECTACULAR BACK BAY VIEW, ON WATER, 5 bedrms, 3 baths, new pool

445 Harbor Ct., Ft. Myers Beach, FL 33931. The upper level main living area of our waterfront home has a spectacular view of Estero Island's back bay. It is truly a boat and dolphin watchers' paradise. House is completely remodeled with all new interior doors/trim, new flooring, bedroom sets, mattresses, linens, towels, flat screen tv's, and new full size washer/dryer. Upstairs is the master bedroom with king bed & private bathroom/walk-in shower, and a queen bed bedroom, plus a 3rd bedroom with two single beds, all with full size closets. There's a large living room open to full kitchen and also opens to a large porch overlooking the pool and back bay. First floor has a queen bed bedroom, (no closet), and a full size bed bedroom, (closet).

A small living/'tv room opens to a fully equipped kitchen, and there's a bathroom with walk-in shower. Just outside the walkout patio door is a covered porch with tiki bar and table for 4. And there's another table for 4 poolside, plus plenty of loungers for sunning. Pool is spectacular with water falls and lights.

You can watch all sizes and kinds of boats go by from the living room, the porch, pool deck, and dock and even the master bedroom. Pool deck area is all new travertine pavers, with plenty of room to entertain guests. Pool is huge, 16 x 30, only 48" deep, perfect for water basketball, volleyball, laps, or just floating around! And hardly a day goes by that you won't see a dolphin swimming by your dock and chasing fish in your canal. Manatees can also be spotted seasonally, and bird watching is amazing. Lots of boat activity to watch and boat, kayak, and pontoon rentals very close by. Off street parking for 3 vehicles. Ground level apartment has 2 bedrooms, small living room with sofa and love seat, full kitchen. And we're only a couple of blocks to restaurants and island bars and then only a couple more blocks to the beach and Times Square! There is our own "Jimmy Buffet" tiki Bar, a new (12/10/17) gas grill, and lots of pool toys including basketball and volleyball equipment, several floats, toddler toys, etc.

Please Note: The reservation holder and at least one other guest must be a minimum of 25 years of age and must be an occupant during the entire reservation period. This is a quiet neighborhood, loud or late disturbances are not tolerated and neighbors will not hesitate to report to Sheriff's Department. Maximum occupancy is 10, not including infants. We hope you enjoy your stay and respect and appreciate our policies. We hope to have you back!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Alan

We are a small city, upper midwestern family who have been Estero Island, Ft. Myers Beach "snowbirds" for nearly 35 years. I'm a "semi" retired contractor and real estate developer.

Alan purchased this house in 2016

Why Alan chose Ft Myers Beach

Having been a Ft. Myers Beach island regular for so many years we couldn't pass up the opportunity to purchase this particular home when it became available.

Unquestionably one of the most desirable locations on the island! It just has it all. On water, super back bay view, great heated pool, short walk to downtown, boat rentals nearby, close to the skybridge, and nice quiet neighborhood to boot!

What makes this house unique

Absolutely the best island location for: boat and dolphin watching, fishing off the dock, walking to dozens of island shops, restaurants, and bars, quiet neighborhood, quick boating access to the Gulf of Mexico, pontoon rentals right next door or bring your own boat and park at our dock! Best of all, sit and relax in the upper level porch and

take in the beautiful view, activity and tranquility of the back bay. Awesome!


Ft Myers Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No children under 14 left home alone . Not responsible for pool access by children. Tenant responsible for safekeeping of pool/deck chairs and toys.
  • Please do not plan on arriving before 4:00 PM. Housekeeping will not be done before that.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Marina very close by for boat or pontoon rentals, and some snack and beverage purchases.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Best VRBO ever!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation was one of our best! Couldn't ask for a better location. The house was absolutely beautiful and well kept. Lots of room and spacious. We were minutes from all the shops and restaurants and walked there everyday. The pool was amazing and we spent everyday in it! If you wanted a beach day that was right in town too again only minutes away. This vacation was perfect! Never had to get in the car to go anywhere. And being on the canal the scenery was gorgeous! We were able to see dolphins, fish,beautiful boats (the marina is right next door) and pretty sunsets! Hopefully we will be back! This place has it ALL!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We are really happy you enjoyed yourselves! These were our thoughts as well, (about 20+ years ago!), lol. We never tire of "hanging out" on the island! Always so much to see and do, especially doing "nothing" and sitting on the dock watching the boats go by, (and the "tide roll away"!
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice. Good for a large group. Thank you to Alan for saving our girls trip at the last minute. He was very responsive and helpful. Love the pool area absolutely beautiful!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beach house.Alan was a great owner.We will stay again

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for kind words Brice. Alan L.
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Great location and very cozy.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and the location. It had a cozy beach cottage feel, the pool is top notch and the back porch is perfect for relaxing and overlooking the bay. We certainly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As good as it gets. Family vacation to remember.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we entered this house and property it felt so comfortable and inviting. The house was immaculately clean too, which was very appreciated by the women in the group. The grandkids hit the pool within 20 minutes of arrival. It was cold, unfortunately, but it had been stormy for a few days so was to be expected. It didn't stop anyone from going in. With the pool being 4 feet deep it allowed even the shortest among us to enjoy playing games. We had a spell of bad weather upon arrival and some difficulties with TV reception and air conditioning, but Alan was right on the issues once we notified him. He was great to work with and things were promptly worked out. We came there to have family time and renew bonds and that is exactly what we were able to do. We played board games, had smoothies by the pool, barbecued, and just had lazy time fishing from the dock. We rented a pontoon boat for a day and cruised around the estuary, stopping along the way to fish and watch the dolphins who were within 5 foot off the back of our boat at one time. It was thrilling to see such a large pod. You could hear them communicate with the clicking sounds. We got that on video. The walk to Times Square was only 5 minutes and there was much to see along the way. We had several lunch and dinners at various places there. The pizza place right on the corner was one of the best pizza's we've ever had. Don't forget to visit the homemade ice cream shops while your there. It will be worthwhile. The beach was nice and family oriented until the Memorial day holiday itself hit. We went down for an hour or so but it was disturbing to some of us with the loud music people were playing.. We returned many times after the actual holiday and found things had returned to a calm paradise again.

We loved our time here at this home. I highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for some family time and fun exploring the area. We hope to return again soon. We made memories for a lifetime here. Thank you Alan for sharing your home with us. It was a pleasure to stay there.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Place had everything you needed to enjoy our time there and more!

  • 5 of 5

The place was perfect for me and my family and enjoyed it very much! Only if Ft.Myers Beach itself wasn’t nasty it would have been even perfect but seaweed up and down the beach and green water, so thankfully the house was enjoyable with pool and dock for fishing and nice sunsets!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunetly summer storms occassionally bring in seaweed to the shorelines. And although most of the beach property owners, (and the City), do a decent job of cleaning up, and or a higher tide takes it back out to sea again, there are times the seaweed can be an annoyance, which is typical of the barrier islands. Just one reason we chose to be located on the island "back bay"! Sea La Vie!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Ft. Myers
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
SOB'S, Yucatan, Nervous Nellies, TikiBar
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gulf Harbor
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
FishHouse, Mantanza Inn, Pierside, Salty Crab.
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Ft.Myers Beach
Car: not necessary

New listing. Home is located in one of the most sought-after locations on the island town of Ft. Myers Beach.

Walk to all the dozens of restaurants/bars, and exciting Marina boating activity with rentals right next store, yet on a quiet street. View is simply second to none on the entire island.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning fee $315

No shedding pets allowed. Non-disclosure of pets will result in eviction. (Sorry)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.