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Castaway in Matlacha on Deep Water Canal with Boat Lift/Dock

(16 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1565 sq.ft. 2BR/2BATH house on deep water canal DOCK/BOAT LIFT

We are opening up our house to let more people like YOU enjoy our Florida PARADISE.
This is truly Florida's Best Kept SECRET!
MATLACHA pronounced (MAT-la-shay)! Located in SW Florida, 30 mins from Fort Myers Beach, 40 mins from Sanibel Island, served by 2 major airports, 30 mins from (RSW)Southwest Florida International Airport, 25 mins from (PGT) Punta Gorda Airport with many non-stop flights on Allegiant Air, 90 min from Venice/Sarasota and 2.5 hrs from Fort Lauderdale.
This home offers the best of both worlds, close to endless shopping, restaurants, beaches, a myriad of outdoor activities and some of the best fishing in SW Florida. A boating oasis and a real fisherman's dream.
Matlacha is Florida's last hidden gem often referred to as 'the Old Key West' that boast unique art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars that provide daily live entertainment.
Come and enjoy our beautifully appointed 2BR/2BA 1565 sq. ft. fully equipped home. The only thing you need to bring is YOU!
We provide a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, oven, cook top, refrigerator, microwave, Cuisinart coffee maker, blender, place settings for 12, all utensils, everything to make a gourmet meal. For the griller in you, we provide an outdoor gas grill too.
Don't worry about the linens, we provide sheets, wash clothes, plush towels and even beach towels.
WiFi internet and cable TV also provided.
We also have a PRIVATE boat lift and dock on a deep water canal with direct access to Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Cayo Costa State Park, Cabbage Key, Captiva, Sanibel Island, Boca Grande, and the Gulf of Mexico.
If you have a boat, bring it and tie it up to our dock. It's only a short 10 min ride to Matlacha Pass. If you want your boat out of the water we also provide a #6000 boat lift available upon request. Boat rentals are always an option and can be rented a short distance away. A boat ramp is less than a mile away.
Enjoy the living room as you watch the huge flat screen TV while you lounge on the leather couch or just wind down as you read a book in the Florida room overlooking the canal.
The master bedroom has a queen size bed and also has a full bathroom, and walk in closet.
The second bedroom has two full beds and is also well appointed. It too has a generous closet for your clothes.
If you need to do some laundry, NO WORRIES... there is a washer and dryer located in the laundry room located just off the kitchen.
If you like fishing, boating, beaches,sunshine,shopping, the Old Key West lifestyle, relaxation, or you just want to get away from the cold up north, then this is your PARADISE.

We want to make your experience one that will bring you back for more. Our local managers Kim and Tom will provide that personal touch and should you need anything during your stay are available only a short distance away.

If you think our home is nice now......just wait and see what's next.
Each year we plan on making subtle changes to make your stay more enjoyable.

CHECK-IN TIME is 3PM on day of arrival.
CHECK-OUT TIME is 10AM day of departure.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1565 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years min. age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Cable TV/ FREE WiFi...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    On deep water canal with quick and easy access to Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, the Gulf of Mexico and some of southwest Florida's best saltwater fishing....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    additional seating for 6 in Florida room...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    WiFi throughout house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Off street parking, garage, parking for boat or RV...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    On deep canal with deep water access Boat lift and dock available Boat ramp 2 mins. away...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    NEARBY GOLF COURSES Royal Tee Golf Course Palmetto-Pine Country Club Hunters Run Executive Golf Course Coral Oaks Golf Course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak/ Canoe rentals (2 min drive)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Located at town center on Pine Island...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
14 night min stay

$1,400 $3,800
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$900 $2,900
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,200 $3,600
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2018
14 night min stay

$1,400 $3,800
May 1 - Oct 31, 2018
3 night min stay

$900 $2,900
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2018
3 night min stay

$1,200 $3,600
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • CLEANING FEE $100 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 11%


100 % refund if cancelled at least 60 days prior to arrival.

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Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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28 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers International or Punta Gorda AirportPGT
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Miceli's, Bert's Bar and Grill
23 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Myers to Key West
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Perfect Cup, Sandy Hook Fish and Ribs,Pizza Bella
23 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fort Myers Beach/ Sanibel Island

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We currently live to the north in Pennsylvania and enjoy everything about the outdoors, from fishing, hunting, skiing, swimming, cycling, hiking, boating, and just plain ole relaxing!

Why the Owner Chose Matlacha Isles, Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores, FL, USA:
We fell in love with the laid back atmosphere and Old Key West lifestyle of Matlacha over 7 years ago. My friends and I began fishing in the north and slowly migrated to warmer waters to escape the bone chilling cold, especially in early spring. My good friends Capt. Terry "the Fish Whisperer" and Capt. Paul from "Team Tarpon" have been instrumental in our decision to chose Matlacha. Matlacha was that hidden gem which was recently featured on HGTV and other TV programs as a great place to own a beach house or second home. Not to mention some of the best fishing in Florida, from fishing the flats for reds, mangrove snapper, snook and trout to fishing the deeper waters for tarpon, grouper, shark and mackerel. Matlacha is close to everything from fast food, grocery stores, to the local bars and restaurants. This town really has it all. It's a great place to relax and enjoy the local artist with shops and displays throughout the town or to kick back at some of the local pubs. It truly is a whimsical historic fishing village and the last remaining "Old Florida".

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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