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Newly Renovated Home, Inside & Out, in Times Square! Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Private Canal Front 4 Br Home Minutes Walk To The Beach & Times Square


If you want to be in the heart of the action, but yet be able to slip away quickly to enjoy some quiet time, this is the place! Primo Pool & Palms is located in the much desired Times Square District and is just a few minutes walk to the Beach, Times Square and Old San Carlos Blvd where you will find water sport rentals, beach shops and plenty of restaurants. Use the bikes to ride down to the beach, or its a very short walk. A beach cart and beach chairs are included that you can take down to the beach. Or you can just stay put and relax in the free form pool with tanning platform and attached spa surrounded by the tropically landscaped yard. You can also sit on the dock and look for the manatees and dolphins that occasionally visit the canals. Maybe a kayak cruise for two into the intercoastal to look for Dolphin, Manatee or bird watching. Or maybe just relax with a book in the hammock under the Royal Palm in the sand courtyard. If you're a boater, bring/rent a boat and tie up to the dock and be just minutes from the Gulf! You will feel that you have found a hidden Oasis at Primo Pool & Palms!

Look for Primo Pool and Palms on facebook to see additional pictures and updates.

The rental rate does include access to 6 bikes (no helmets available) and the tandem kayak, along with all of the other great amenities at Primo Pool & Palms. If you would like additional kayaks, there's a marina just across the intercostal that rents a tandem kayak for $39* for 4 hours. If you require additional bikes, you can rent them just down the street at Quicky Scooter for $18* per day or $45* for the week.

(*these are the current rates as of February, 2016)

The house sleeps 12 (10 in beds in bedrooms and 2 on daybed that converts to twin beds or can be connected to form a king size bed). The house can accommodate large families, or is easily shared by two families. It's location allows for easy on and off access to the Island and includes plenty of parking space.

The lay-out of this 4 bedroom home allows for plenty of privacy with an Upper Level that features 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Kitchen and Living Area. And a Lower Level that also features 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Kitchen and Living Area. For privacy, just close the entry doors that separate the levels or leave open for free flowing access to the entire house.

The Upper Level has a King sized Master Bedroom overlooking the pool and canal with its own access to the upper level deck; and a Queen sized Bedroom; In addition, there is a daybed in the living area that converts into either a king bed or can be used as two separate twin beds. The Lower Level has a Queen sized Master Bedroom looking out onto the pool and canal with its own private entrance to the lower lanai; and a Bedroom with Queen sized Bunk Beds that comfortably sleep 4 adults; In the living area, you will find a futon that folds down to a full size bed. All mattresses are encased in Allerease protection cases. Pillows are also in Allerease cases. Beds, Bedding and Linens are fresh and updated as needed.

You will find flat screen TVs through out the house, including in the lower lanai. The house is equipped with Wi-Fi, Cable and a telephone. Both Kitchens have new cabinets, appliances and granite counters and are fully stocked for your cooking needs; Both Bathrooms are stocked with plenty of linens, including beach towels; The Laundry room has 2 front load washers and dryers for your use. Most everything in the house has been purchased within the last few years.

And you never know what new thing may be added upon your arrival! We just recently added Party lights in the lower lanai along with the TV and an outdoor solar shower for a quick rinse after the beach.

Outside the home, you will find:

A Weber Grill (w/large cooking surface)

Outdoor dining areas on the upper deck, in the lower lanai and one pool side

There's a TV in the lower lanai so you can enjoy the outdoors and still be able to watch/listen to that favorite show/sporting event.

Everything you need for a fun day at the pool is included:

Chaise Loungers; Chairs; and Pool toys.

Also included is everything for a day at the Beach:

Beach chairs; Beach blankets; toys; cooler; and a Beach Cart to tote everything in!

There are also 6 bikes available for your use. (no helmets available)

A tandem kayak with paddles and an assortment of life jackets

Every attempt has been made to outfit the home with everything you may need to have a carefree and enjoyable vacation!

NOTE: If you zoom on the satellite feature while looking at the map, you will see an old satellite view prior to the pool being put in and the landscaping updated. You can see an updated view using Google Earth.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Barb

Like so many people we have met while in Florida, we are from the Mid West. We live in Michigan. And like so many fellow Michiganders, we enjoy running away from the cold months that we experience here! And just LOVE Fort Myers Beach for its warm climate, beautiful beaches and laid back vibe!

Barb purchased this house in 2013

Why Barb chose Florida South West

Loved the Location...Close to everything! We felt it had the best of both worlds with the beach and a quaint town just a short walk away, Yet private and secluded when we want quiet time. We've spent many family vacations in Florida...Orlando, St Pete/Tampa, Clearwater, but we love being further south in Florida with the warmer temperatures that Fort Myers Beach offers during our cold Michigan Winters!

What makes this house unique

We have put a lot of time into renovating the house and yard...a lot of sweat and tears! And are so thrilled with the outcome, especially the pool and the landscaping - So love all of the palm trees! It's so hard each time we have to leave to go back home to Michigan, as we just love our little piece of paradise and are hoping you will love it too!


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Newly Renovated Home, Inside & Out, in Times Square! Sleeps 12
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better location and property. Very clean with all the amenities. Enjoyed relaxing by the pool during the day and hot tub at night. Easy walk to town and beach. Looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a beautiful home and great location . My family really enjoyed the home !

  • 5 of 5

I was very pleased with the home and you really put a lot of thought into the amenities that were offered ! Thanks for opening your home to us and hopefully we can stay at your home again !

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic beach house within easy walking distance to beach and Time Square.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of seven, including two children have just returned from a fantastic week at this gorgeous beach house. It was our first visit from England to Fort Myers Beach and Barb made the booking service easy and secure and was always helpful with any information we needed. The house was accuratly described and was extremely comfortable, nicely furnished and had everything we needed for a relaxing week after a busy time at the Disney parks. We all really enjoyed the pool area and jacuzzi and spent a lot of time in the kayak. The grandchildren enjoyed this experience and even I had a go.

The outside area around the pool is beautifully landscaped with lovely trees and shrubs and we never got tired of the views over the canal.

We enjoyed eating at the Salty Crab and had many delicious ice creams from the parlour in Time Square. Our terrific week finished with a storm we shall never forget. Happy memories for us all.

Thank you Barb we love your beach house and would certainly recommend a stay there.


  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review Muriel! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and that I could help make the process easy for you. Sorry you had some stormy weather, but sometimes the storms can be rather exciting to see! Again, glad you enjoyed your stay and the area...Salty Crab does have some great food and always fun to sit out on the picnic tables with toes in the sand :)
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A wonderful place that has it all

  • 5 of 5

After renting several houses in Southwest Florida over the past couple of years we have come across this perfect place! We are 2 families with 2 children each,. The house offers more than enough room and space for each family. The setting of the house gave every family room for privacy when needed.

Inside: We found the house in perfect condition. Barb decorated it very great care and it shows that she really loves that place. The house is equipped with everything you might ever need.

Outside: The garden and pool area are just as perfect as the house. Our kids enjoyed the pool to the max (thanks to all the pool toys) and the adults appreciated all the possibilities around it (hammocks, places in the shade, the outdoor tv and table, the adirondack chairs....). The fencing makes the place safe even for families with small children. The location on the canal is beautiful and one afternoon we spotted a dolphin right at our dock. What a treat! We also enjoyed the Kajak to explore the area by boat and the bikes for short rides in the area.

Then there is the shed, that has everything needed for the beach, a trolley, umbrellas, chairs, toys, coolers... here again, Barb thought of everything.

Last but absolutely not least there is Barb who answers all of your questions in no time at all and has organized the renting process up to every detail. She also put together „The book“ that has lots of information about the area, about dining, shopping and sightseeing. Super!

We enjoyed every minute of our 2-week-stay in this house and we are already talking of coming back again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awwww, I'm so touched! Such a wonderful review, Thank you so much! Its wonderful knowing people are enjoying the property so much and that I'm able to help by making it an easy and relaxing process for Guests who chose to stay at Primo Pool and Palms. I do look forward to hearing from you in the future :)
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Primo pools & palms SO MUCH that we decided to go back next year for another week :) It is a beautiful place. It was clean, inviting & we enjoyed fishing from the dock & lounging by the pool. I would highly recommend this home for your vacation. It is truly paradise!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Morgan! Sure appreciate the kind words and certainly enjoy having Guests return :)
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Beyond my expectations. Can't say enough wonderful things about the home.

  • 5 of 5

WOW!! This property is absolutely amazing. Not only does this home have everything you need for a beach vacation, it also has many little perks, games and pool toys etc. The kitchens have everything you need to cook or grill. The pool area has ample seating. We had our son's rehearsal dinner there with 30+ people and everyone was comfortable and had a great time enjoying the pool and spa. It is close to everything. Barb has truly thought of every detail right down to a book showing the house with the improvements, and a binder with all the information you could need about the area. I am hoping to go back someday.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! So glad all worked out well for you! Hope to hear from you in the future :)
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
SW Florida International Airport (RSW)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Beached Whale
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Beached Whale
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Fort Myers Beach (less than 5 minute walk)
Car: not necessary

There's plenty to do for all ages! The Beach, just steps away, is loaded with options! Walk the beach and enjoy the sugar sand and blue waters; plenty of watersport rentals; public beach with sand volleyball courts; Shop the beach stores; Enjoy the live music in most restaurants day and night; Walk the Pier; Take a long bike ride on the beach; and make sure not to miss the Sunsets!; Enjoy nearby Parks - Bowditch at North end and Lovers Key at South end; Numerous Boating options including boat rentals, tours, and fishing excursions; Take a gambling cruise on the Big M Casino Boat; Take a scenic drive to Sanibel and Captiva just 15-30 minutes away; There's downtown Fort Myers with plenty of things to do (Ford and Edison's Winter Homes, Giant Flea Market, Murder Mystery Dinner Train, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater and so much more; There's golf (Shell Point and The Dunes on Sanibel are close by) and miniature golf. Feed the baby alligators at Smugglers Cover Putt-Putt!; And so much more. The hardest decision you will make while you stay at Primo Pool & Palms is whether you want to leave and explore or just stay at the house and enjoy the hidden Oasis of the pool and yard!

For grocery needs: there's a 7-Eleven at the end of the street; a Topps Market approximately 1 mile away and a Publix Market approximately 3 miles away. And a new Walmart just opened up recently on San Carlos Blvd shortly before crossing over Matanzas Bridge and is only 3.5 miles away and is on the Trolley Stops as is the other Markets. Or just take one of the 6 bikes (several have carts) to grab a few groceries. For fresh fish and shrimp, visit Trico Seafood Market...just a kayak ride across the Intercoastal! There's also a Farmer's Market located under Matanzas Pass Bridge on Friday mornings. There's another Farmers Market on Tuesdays at Santini Plaza at the South end of the Island. Farmers Markets are seasonal.

Restaurants/Bars: There are so many options all just a short walk or bike ride away! The Beached Whale at the corner of our Street is one of our favorites with views of the ocean from the upper deck. Some other favorites: Salty Crab where you can sit at picnic tables with your toes in the sand; Matanzas with choices for finer dining on lower level or casual on their upper deck. Both with beautiful views over the Intercostal. Doc Ford's just over the Causeway also has great Intercoastal views with a great menu and is walkable/bikeable. Pierside and Sunset Beach Grille are great locations for ocean views and to view the sunset. If you are in the mood for crab, you must try the garlic crab at SOB (Smokin Oyster Brewery) YUM! There are also numerous fun little places along the way to pop into...The DogHouse, also at the end of our street, has great hot dogs but also makes a great burger! Don't want to go out, and don't want to cook...order from Ray's Pizza. It's really good pizza and they deliver! Make sure to get the breadsticks! Tiki Bar and The Cottage are great for late night fun. So many great choices! Too many to list them all! You will want more than a week to try to get to them all!


Rates & Availability

Fort Myers Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Feb 11 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Years 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Mar 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
Easter 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 6 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Damage Waiver Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check-in 4:00 p.m. and Check-out is 10:00 a.m.

Full refund with 60 day notice.

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As the Home Owner, I have no control over this fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Fort Myers Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upper Level Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lower Level Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Upper Level Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , This bedroom has a Queen Bunk Bed
    Upper Level Master - 1 king , Private entry to upper Lanai and pool/canal view
    Lower Level Master - 1 queen , Private entry to lower Lanai and has pool/canal view
  • All mattresses brand new and are in Allerease protection cases. Pillows are also new and in Allerease protection cases. All new bed linens through out. Additional sleeping - Daybed in upper level living area and Futon in lower level living area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Also have beach chairs and umbrella; coolers and some beach toys for a fun day at the beach! A portable crib and bouncey chair has recently been added for infants. There are rental companies nearby that deliver additional equipment. Both for infants and children, but do have additional rental equipment as well.

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