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Beach House in Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom / 2 bath beach house with pool

Our house is located directly across the street from beach access 19 and just two blocks from Publix Grocery Store. The trolley pick up is less than a block away. Beautiful sunsets, shell hunting, dolphin watching, beach walks and more... No need in explaining, the pictures tell it all! Just close your eyes and imagine yourself being there.

The driveway has a turn around for easy street access.Beautiful palm trees border the property on all sides.The swimming pool has a removable screen railing that can be taken down while entertaining.There are comfortable deck chairs to relax on while watching the sun go down on the Gulf of Mexico. The master bedroom has a queen size bed,a dresser with large mirror and 32 inch tv.The master bath has a beautiful ceramic tile shower and floor.One of the guest bedrooms has a queen sized bed. The other has twin beds. The guest bath has a tub and shower with ceramic tile floor and tub surround.

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Steve

My name is Steve Orttel. I live in East Bethel, Mn during the warm months and spend a lot of time at the Beach House during the winter months. I am in my 60s and I am a landlord that is somewhat retired.

Steve purchased this house in 2007

Why Steve chose Mid Island

I looked at beach properties in Texas ,Alabama and all around Florida before I decided to have a home built on Ft. Myers Beach. I love the 7 mile beach and being able to walk or ride bike on the sand. Simply paradise


Mid Island 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: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 1 - In master bedroom - toilet/shower Bathroom 2 - Toilet, combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom with queen size bed Bedroom 2 - Queen size bed Bedroom 3 - Twin bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Beach House in Paradise
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Wonderful vacation in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Great house and great location! The pictures do not do it justice.

Everything from the start to the end went smooth.

Steve, the owner, was very responsible and friendly.

Thank you, Steve, for sharing your house with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful View of the Ocean

  • 4 of 5

We rented Steve's home for our daughter's senior spring break. Wow! The pictures do not do it justice. Beautiful Home! The front porch is awesome and relaxing with a warm ocean breeze at all times and the best view of the ocean (being across the street). The house is clean, comfortable and has everything you need.

Publix is within walking distance. Traffic to times square is a bit crazy but it's an island so it is expected. Recommend renting a bike for the time you are there so you can travel the island. Make sure to try out Moms for a delicious homemade cinnamon role and fresh squeezed orange juice. Also, the pizza in times square is surprisingly yummy. Check out the Salty Crab for great music and drinks. We also went to Flippers on the Bay our last night- Sea Bass is a must!! Picturesque setting! Bring the camera!

Steve is great to deal with... always available when you have a question. Thanks Steve for sharing your family vacation home with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakville Ontario Canada

Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a week and were pleasantly surprised! Location is great. We were right across the street from the beach which was very convenient. The beach was beautiful. Publix is 2 minutes away. The house was just as described in the listing if not better. The pictures do not do it justice. We were 2 families that shared the rental. There was plenty of space for everyone. The kitchen had many supplies that made it easy for us to prepare meals. Towels and other supplies were provided in the house which minimized what we had to pack. The deck upstairs was beautiful for watching sunsets relaxing or reading a book. The owner Steve was very helpful and followed up to make sure everything was good. The only challenge was traffic getting on and off the island at certain times of day. We learned quickly to plan our day so we would least be effected if we had to drive anywhere. I would definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 10 days, and were very happy! Location is perfect, only 2 miles from downtown ft myers beach and you can take the trolly downtown. The ocean right across the street with a very nice sandy beach! The house was just as described in the listing , actually better! I would definitely recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six arrived to a beautiful 3 bedroom home and it could not have been better. Steve, the owner, was very helpful and friendly. It is steps from a beautiful beach. When we were done with the beach the kids loved swimming in the pool, while we barbecued. We had beautiful weather. Enjoyed walking by the shops and SOB restaurant was delicious. The kitchen was well appointed with a lot of the staples already available, such as salt pepper mayo etc. The house was very comfortable and the master bedroom and bath very nice. It would be nice if it had wifi for internet access. We would highly recommend this rental and hope to rent it again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Myers RSW
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Highway 41
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fort Myers Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates vary from $900 to $1400 per week.
Monthly rates vary on availability.
Rates subject to state and local taxes.
Rates are subject to change till confirmed
Will consider shorter stays depending on the situation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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