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Charming Beach Cottage 1 Mile To Beach, Shopping, Restaurants, Paradise

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This unique Old-Florida upstairs cottage is as unique as it's neighboring sister, Riverdale Beach Cottage (505244). Located West of US 41, a mile from the beach and a block to the river. Imagine a vacation where you park your car and hang up your keys. Everything you need is within walking or biking distance. This 750 sq. ft. one bedroom is complete with new flooring, new furnishings, and new fixtures. The bedroom features a queen size bed with two large bay windows giving you a beautiful Florida sunrise. Step through your bedroom door into a cozy living room and kitchen with extensive windows throughout allowing you to take in the Florida sun regardless of what room you're in. The private upstairs deck is the best 'room' in the house. Get ready for an amazing day utilizing assortment of beach equipment including chairs, umbrella, cooler, etc... After a day in paradise come home to a barbecue on your deck and a relaxing Florida evening.


Owner
Steve Baptiste
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Steve Baptiste

Hi everyone. I'm Steve. Welcome to Florida. I was born in Allentown, PA and grew up in South Carolina. After a prolonged enrollment at Clemson University I moved to the sunshine state. I've been down here for 8 years now and have loved every second of it. I put away the finance degree and went self employed and have never looked back.

Steve Baptiste purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Steve Baptiste chose Bonita Shores

I purchased my first house while a student at Clemson. I have always liked Real Estate. I bought this unit a few years back when it was still in need of much work. It had one thing that I will never forget...character. There are a ton of cookie cutter homes or dime a dozen condos scattering Southwest Florida. Mine is the only place like this!

What makes this cottage unique

Location location location. This place is right where you want to be. A mile to the beach and a block to the river the water is never far away. Be it the vaulted ceilings and exposed wood beams that you never see anymore, or the close proximity to everything you need, you can't go wrong.

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Fort Myers Airport-RSW
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sneaky Pete's
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Coconut Jack's
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bonita Beach

Amenities

Bonita Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • Includes washer/dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Features on-suite access to bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

cozy, quiet, and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this beach cottage was wonderful! Clean and well appointed yet VERY casual. Steve was very responsive and awesome to deal with and was willing to extend our stay upon request. The bikes and kayaks that were stored at the cottage were great and afforded us lots of good exercise and FUN. The cottage was quite a ride from the beach but an easy drive (although parking at the beach was a hassle). A short drive to the Everglades National Park, Naples, and the Fort Myers Airport. Would return in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Centrally located to area beaches and great owner who was very easy to work with

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Owner, steve, was so easy to work with. Fairly quiet neighborhood. Cottage was comfortable and nicely furnished. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay Michael. Steve
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5

Just as shown in the pictures and described in the listing!

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage was absolutely perfect for my needs. It's only a few miles from the beach in one direction and the necessities in the other (grocery stores, etc.). I hope that I am fortunate enough to be able to return some day!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jessica, glad you had a good time, you are welcome back anytime. Steve
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Charleston, SC
5

Had a blast

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented the cottage for the weekend. We are strangers to South Florida, but this place made us feel right at home. The house is close to the beach so we were able to spend most of our time in the sand. Owner was very accommodating and easy to deal with. Place was very clean, and everything was exactly as advertised. We had everything we needed and absolutely loved our time here. We will definitely be staying here for our next visit, we really didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great stay! Steve
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5

Perfect little beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this cottage for 5 days. The location was close to the many beaches that are in the area. It was equipped with everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable - beach chairs, cooler, towels and bikes that we rode all over the place to avoid having to park and pay. Very peaceful neighborhood and enjoyed sitting on the screened porch. It also has a washer & dryer which is a bonus when traveling! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Janet. So glad you could spend some time at the place. Glad you had a pleasant stay.
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Delray Beach, FL, USA
5

Great Location With Tons of Amenities

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at this adorable cottage! Very quiet and serene, yet close to everything! Owners offered a lot of amenities such as beach cruisers, beach chairs, beach towels, etc! Couldn't have asked for more! Great experience!! I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed Jen. Welcome back anytime. Steve
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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