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Very Modern* Renov. 2016 * Design-Bathrooms* Southern Canal Exposure

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

New, luxury, modern, exclusive, European, completely tiled, no smoking

We renovated Villa Balance right after buying it in 2009, installing tiles and undertaking various improvements every year.

The modern furnishings and the commitment to the décor has helped us realize our own ideas and images. This is not the typical house, which is what we like about it. We spend several weeks every year in the house and we like to feel good on our vacation.

The house is located on a peaceful, yet central American neighbourhood in a sunny south-facing location on a fresh-water canal in the south-west of Cape Coral. In this air-conditioned, 170-m2 house, you'll find the following amenities:

- 3 bedrooms (2 of which have king-size beds and flatscreen TVs, one of which has a queen-size bed)
- large and completely equipped kitchen with top-range stainless steel appliances, a bar, and modern bar stools
- a living room with leather sofas, a flatscreen TV, a DVD player, Bose sound system, PS 3
- 2 completely renovated bathrooms with a hair dryer and many hand towels,
- a lounge area with a large library to read and relax
- a modern dining room with a large table that seats 6
- pool area in a sunny south-facing property with electric heating and a spa, new and modern furniture, Weber gas grill
- laundry room with a brand new front-loading washing machine and tumble dryer
- furnishings for our smaller guests (high chair, crib, baby monitor, etc)
- several sets of bed linen in every bedroom and hand, bath, and pool/beach towels - Garage with an electric door and beach equipment (cooler, parasol, and beach chairs) and much more!

Every stay changes something about the house, since we always have new ideas and it is always our goal to maintain the highest standards and constantly improve.

That also means projects that perhaps are not strictly necessary but are important for us. With the completely renovated bathrooms, we have broken with the Florida style, which has been very pleasing for our guests.

Let's try to describe every aspect of the house, beginning with the bathrooms:

The master bathroom, completed in 2012, is en-suite to the master bedroom. You'll just love the double washbasin, the large, open rainfall shower head, the large Italian tiles, and the décor. The toilet is separate, so that you can have enough privacy.

The pool bathroom was completely renovated at the end of 2013, which is right next to the pool area. A modern open plan shower and washbasin await you, as do the attractive tiles. We've dotted all the i's with the décor here.

As you walk around the spacious open-plan kitchen with top-range stainless steel accessories, your glance will fall across the living room to the sunny pool area with the canal beyond. The highlights of the deck, including its cathedral-style ceilings, makes the house appear even more spacious. We've taken special care when furnishing the kitchen to ensure that you will have enough dishes, glasses, pots, and pans. In addition, there is a kettle, coffee machine, toaster and mixer at your disposal. The breakfast table has three designer chairs where you can sit and eat here or bug whoever is cooking.

The open-plan living room has two top-range leather sofas, a flatscreen TV with expanded channels such as Free HBO and around 100 others, a DVD player, a Bose sound system, and a PS3. There are also many books, DVDs, and games in the house.

You'll sleep wonderfully in the three bedrooms, two of which have wide king-sized bed and a flatscreen TV, as well as one with a queen-size bed. All of the bedrooms have radio alarms that you can connect if you want. Typical American walk-in closets are available in all of the bedrooms, as well as ceiling fans with remote controls.

The separate lounge and dining room areas boast modern furnishings and pick up on the design of the other rooms. The lounge area is where we keep our well-stocked bookshelf with around 100 books and magazines, as well as plenty of information about the house, Cape Coral, and Florida in general. You'll also find the telephone where you can make all of your local calls, as well as long-distance calls to over 50 countries. Wi-Fi is also included in the rental price.

The spacious, sunny terrace area is south-facing and has an electrically-heated pool and spa as well as a gently-falling waterfall. The comfortable, new recliners, terrace furniture, and gas grill don't depart from the house's modern style.

With a little luck, you'll get a view of an otter family. Should this not happen, there are fishes and turtles in the canal, as well as many, many birds in the air. Squirrels can also be seen, meaning that there's always something to see from the pool.

The house was fitted with an entirely new air conditioning system in 2015, and new recliners were purchased for the pool area by years' end.

At Villa Balance, we put an extra emphasis on top-range, tasteful, and great furnishings. The dishes, kitchen equipment, hand and pool towels, and Martha Stewart-, Ralph Lauren-, and DKNY-brand bed linen. There are also good photos, lamps, and decorations that make the house something different!

We have had plenty of experience renting houses that have influenced us, meaning that we are very exigent and know exactly what we don't want to have and what makes an experience different from the rest.

For our smaller guests, we have a high chair, travel cots, a baby phone, children's dishes, books, and plenty of games - for the beach and pool as well. There are also board games and PS3 games in the house. Around 100 books and 25 DVDs will help you mix things up!

We want to be more than 'just' a holiday home. Our goal is to offer you a real home for your holidays.

The German- and English-speaking house management will help make this a reality by being a competent point of contact on-site that is available to you right from your check-in with all kinds of important information.

We look forward to meeting you!

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 170 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

    King-size bed and flatscreen TV...moreless

  • Blue bedroom: 1 king

    King-size bed and flatscreen TV...moreless

  • Green bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Queen-size bed and baby travel cot...moreless

  • The well-lit and spacious master bedroom has a king-size bed has a flatscreen TV and direct access to the master bathroom and a view of the canal. The blue bedroom, which also has a flatscreen TV, and the green bedroom are both very modern and well-lit - perfect for both adults and children. The top-range mattresses are perfect for peaceful and healthy sleep. All of the bedrooms have large, walk-in closets and are completely furnished with top-range bed linen by Martha Stewart. In addition to the radio alarms and the exclusive lamps, the remote-controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans are the icing on the cake. We have put lots of thought into the décor, which our guests have confirmed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • New, modern pool bathroom with a walk-in shower: toilet, shower

    Includes laundry table, hair dryer, hand towels...moreless

  • Master bathroom w/ a large walk-in rainfall shower head: toilet, shower

    Separate wc, laundry table w/ 2 washbasins, hair dryer...moreless

  • The master bathroom was completely renovated in July 2012. Here, you'll find a large walk-in rainfall shower with Grohe fittings. You'll be delighted by the double washbasin, Italian tiles, and the bathroom furniture! The new toilet is also separated and has a window. The pool bathroom, which was renovated in October 2013, has direct access to the pool deck in addition to a walk-in shower, the washbasin, and the toilet. There are plenty of cosy hand towels, which ensure that you don't have to overload your vacation luggage. There is a hair dryer in each bathroom, meaning that you don't have to bring one with you!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • After much wandering through stores, we have furnished this house in an individual and modern style. This special style is what makes the difference between this and other holiday homes. Beginning with the diverse brand-name kitchen furnishings, the top-range entertainment centre in the living room, the lounge area with the relaxing recliners, the great pictures, and many little details and the high-class bed linen and hand towels (which is very important for us), this house offers everything you need for a perfect vacation. We've also thought of our small guests: kids should also feel good with the children's dishes and high chair, the crib and baby phone, the door alarms on all the doors leading to the pool, and toys....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Town
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 4.9
from 92 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
5 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2018
7 night min stay
May 1 - Nov 30, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Endreinigung $130 + tax
  • OfflineRDD $500


In den vorgenannten Preisen sind

- die Endreinigung

- die Steuer i.H.v. 11%

- sowie Stromkosten bis 35 $ p.W.

bereits inbegriffen.

Der Grundpreis bezieht sich auf eine Belegung mit 2 Personen, zus. Personen werden mit 100 $ p.W. + Tax berechnet.

2 Kinder bis zu 12 Jahren wohnen bei uns kostenfrei und sind in den Mietpreis bereits inkludiert.

Ein evtl. über die Strompauschale hinaus gehender anfallender Mehrverbrauch wird vor Ort mit der Kaution verrechnet ( 0,13 / Kwh)


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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Carrabas, Bonefish Grill, Bob Evans, Bubba's, etc.
9 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cape Coral Beach

Car: Recommended

Villa Balance is located within a peaceful, American neighbourhood in the south-west part of Cape Coral. The direct view of the canal will help you relax and watch the animals. Despite the peaceful location, the house is so centrally located that shopping facilities, outlets, and restaurants are easy to reach. The beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel and Captiva Islands are just a 30-minute drive away. Cape Harbour is 15 minutes away, and it's not far to the golf courses. We're happy to help with any questions!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: It's great that you're interested in us! We're from the north of Hamburg and embarked on the adventure of having our own house in Florida in 2008. As a result, we present Villa Balance, which is very close to our heart and which we hope to make a part of your wonderful and unforgettable Florida vacation!

Why the Owner Chose Trafalgar, Cape Coral, FL, USA:
After our first vacation in Florida, we were infected by the Florida virus which we worked from an initial dream to reality. When we saw the house for the first time, we knew that we had a real jewel in front of us that we could really make something out of with our own ideas. With a different kind of style, we started off and have had just as much fun as we did on the first day.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
In addition to the perfect location, the spacious layout, and the optics, the house's special nature lies in the fact that we've done away with the American layout. That was a daring decision, but a good one. Our guests, who range in age from 6 months to 85 years old, feel very well in Villa Balance, and we have received a lot of good feedback. In order to ensure that our guests feel good with us, we don't rest on our laurels, but we go full speed ahead. That is a big commitment for us, but something we are happy to take on. Positive feedback is the best thing possible for us!

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Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The modern master bathroom with a large walk-in shower, double washbasin etc.

    The modern master bathroom with a large walk-in shower, double washbasin etc.

  • Mountains of dirty laundry at home? No problem with these big helpers!

    Mountains of dirty laundry at home? No problem with these big helpers!

  • And a separate toilet.

    And a separate toilet.

  • Otter visit: part of the otter family!

    Otter visit: part of the otter family!

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