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Canal Front Home Across From Mangrove Reserve !

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Across The Spreader Canal With Beautiful Views.

My family and I are full time Cape Coral residents and own a number of rental properties, there is no 3rd party managing our property. We are here and available to help answer your questions if you have never visited the area previously, or just want to know about the newest restaurants in the area.

Our canal front home has direct access to Pine Island Sound and the Gulf of Mexico. Our location provides conveients access to the beaches of Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva islands. We feature a quiet getaway that seems like your miles away from the world, but shopping and activities are just down the road. Play golf at the tree-lined Coral Oaks golf course minutes away. A full grocery Publix shopping Center with restaurants and stores 5 minutes away. Carraba's Grill, Bonefish, Foster's Grill, McDonalds down the road. Outback, Olive Garden Panera 10 minutes. Visit nearby Matlacha for fishing and a laid back, Key West feeling. Grab your wife or 'significant other' to the Dixie Roadhouse for clean adult entertainment (try the line-dance lessons) or try your hand at the old line video games in the newly opened adult arcade (Mrs. Pacman and Galelga). Spend a day with the kids at the nearby Cape Coral Water Park (Sunsplash) with water slides, lazy river, food and changing area. Lots more to do, we love to help you have fun here!!

Our home features 20' ceramic tile through out with the exception of the carpeted master bedroom. Eat-in bar area, breakfast nook and dining room to entertain friends and family.

New furniture including king size suite in master bedroom, queen and twin beds in the other 2 bedroom all purchased in 2014. Kitchen features new, matching brushed aluminum dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave and stove. Vaulted ceilings and lighted display shelving. 60' TV in Family room with gorgeous views of sunsets, hawks, eagles and wildlife throughout the house. Sliding doors from the master bedroom, living room and family rooms gives a 'great outdoors' feeling as you look out onto the lanai and pool area.

Enjoy boating, fishing, and kayaking right out your backdoor from our boat dock. Fort Myers beach and airport are 45 minutes away, Punta Gorda airport with discount airline, Allegiant , 30 minutes away.

We love our home and know you will too!

More Details

Jim and Maura Otzko
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2017

About Jim and Maura Otzko

My wife and I grew up in the Chicago suburbs and moved to the Milwaukee area when we had our kids. We lived there for 10 years before coming down permanatly to Cape Coral. My 12 year old son is currently attending Gulf Middle School, our 2 daughters ( 16 & 19) attended St. Andrews for grade school before moving on to Bishop Verot high school in Ft. Myers where my younger daughter still attends.

We live in the southwest Cape should you need any assistance on where to boat or rent a boat, dine or find a unique Florida experience.

Jim and Maura Otzko purchased this house in 2013

Why Jim and Maura Otzko chose Burnt Store

We have spent 23 years in Cape Coral and loved this particular area when we first set eyes on it. We love gazing out over the Mangroves and watch the fish jumping in the canal with Eagles and Hawks flying overhead. We just feel it is so serene and peaceful, yet, when we want entertainment, there's lots to do nearby.

What makes this house unique

Movies, the beaches in Sanibel, Captiva, and Cape Coral are all great for the family. Miniature golf, the batting cages and activity center at Greenwells is nearby. Try your hand at sculling and take lessons. Go to Ariani's for Chef Ariani's Classic Italian food for 23 years. For more typical fare try the Olive Garden, Outback and Foster's grill right down the road. The nearby German-American Club features a fabulous Octoberfest with authentic bands from Germany, food and drink on acres of property. Dante's Grill, Bonefish Grill ( try Wenesday night happy hour for 1/2 price wine, appetizers and their Bang-Bang shrimp) and Carrabbas closeby.

Take the kids to the Cape Corsal Water Park durin the summer months.


Burnt Store House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Pool bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Twin sinks, seated make-up area, hot tub and walk-in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , TV and cable in armoire, 2 night stands, dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Canal Front Home Across From Mangrove Reserve !
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
Millersburg michigan

Great stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our 7 weeks at this wonderful home. Cought several crabs in the trap. Fishing....not so much at this time of year. The location is near shopping and restaurants. A newer neighborhood with a fair amount of construction. The home is cozy and well decorated I would recommend this home for an enjoyable time in southern Florida. We were there in March 2017 thru the end of April.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I escape to Cape Coral for 6 weeks every winter. This home was awesome! The location is very convenient to restaurants and shopping. Such a quiet street - no traffic noises. The mattresses are extremely comfortable - and the kitchen is well supplied. Décor is beautiful.

The view is wonderful and the canal is so peaceful with beautiful sunsets and sunrises. Viewed dolphins, alligators and on the preserve across the canal - wild hogs and coyotes. Jim & Maura are dedicated to the comfort of their guests and are very responsive to any issues or questions. Booked 7 weeks in 2018 - can't wait.

Karen & Jon

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quick getaway to Cape Coral

  • 5 of 5

We live in Miami and when the kids had a few days off from school in October, we decided to plan a short trip to Cape Coral. We have been to Cape Coral numerous times and really enjoy the area and availability of watersports. We had a great stay in this house. It was very spacious for a family of five with fantastic views. I rented a boat for the length of our stay and very easy to dock out back given the very wide canal. In the evenings we also did some fishing from the dock out back. I'm used to Cape Coral canal fishing with plenty of catfish (which kids still enjoy catching), but was surprised to also catch some Redfish and Snapper. The kids had a great time in the pool and we enjoyed cooking out on the grill. Having a Publix close makes it very easy to pick up supplies. Jim was very nice to work with and very knowledgeable about the area. We had a great time and can't wait until we can return.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you and the family enjoyed your stay with us, we've been lucky to have great guests. Join us any time.
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great location and spacious

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved the location. Great place to get away and yet close to shopping/restaurants. Boat dock and pool area nice places to relax and view of mangrove reserve very nice. Jim and Maura were pleasant and helpful to deal with. This was our first time staying there and I would look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Rental Ever!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in your beautiful home could not have been better! The home is located away from busy roadways so it is extremely quiet and being located on a canal with a wild preserve on the opposite shore is another plus. We saw manatees, a dolphin and a variety of birds. The spacious home is well equipped with EVERYTHING we needed plus some. The master suite is incredible and is well separated from the other two bedrooms. We spent a lot of time in the lanai and a swim in the large pool was a daily "must". There are a number of parks with trails to walk in the Cape Coral/Fort Myers area and of couse, there is the beautiful beach at Lovers Key. We have been taking a winter vacation in Floride for a number of years and have decided this home was the BEST! We look forward to returning again!!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were great guests! Enjoyed having you. Please come back and see us again.
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Dallas ga

Beautiful home in Cape Coral

  • 5 of 5

Just enjoyed a great vacation in this wonderful home in Cape Coral Florida. It has a beautiful view out the back right on a canal which is very secluded. This is right across from a mangrove which has tons of wildlife. We were able to fish right out the back on the canal and caught many fish. We also enjoyed the beautiful pool which is screened in. The house itself is beautiful, the kitchen is very modern with all the cooking utensils anyone would need. The area is a well kept secret if you want to get away from all the tourist. Just having some peace in this home was well worth it!!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Regional Southwest
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Coral Oaks
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Burnt Store Rd.
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Yacht Club
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $210
Pet Fee $20
Refundable damage deposit $500

Electric charges are at $.14 per KWH and paid after rental. The home rental is based upon 4 guests; 2 additional guests (maximum of 6 guests total) is an additional $10 per guest per day.
Pets may be allowed at owners discretion. Dogs over 1 year old and under 25 pounds are an additional fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.