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OLD FLORIDA - 1925 historic sugar cane plantation (now available Jan-Feb 2018)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

This Bokeelia home is a fully restored 1925 sugar cane plantation farm house. This historic two bedroom, two bath home is located on a quiet street within walking distance to marinas, restaurants, and fishing piers at the northern end of Pine Island. Some of Florida's best boating and fishing is minutes away with three boat launch and rental facilities with water taxi to the barrier islands of Sanibel, Captiva, Boca Grande and Cayo Costa state park. Four of the best restaurants on Pine Island are located in Bokeelia.

After a 4 year restoration, guided by the Lee County Historical Society, we are ready to offer this beautiful home for vacation rental. This is a quiet, tranquil location with upscale furnishings, and amenities. The plantation is gone, but this 3,200 square foot home is all new from top to bottom - Custom bamboo kitchen cabinets, stainless appliances, original 1925 heart pine floors, fully tiled bathrooms, upper sun deck and lower barbeque deck. We also include a fully furnished office with desks, printers , monitors, and Wi-Fi. Flat screen TV's included in the family room and both master bedrooms. Plenty of parking space for boat or RV. Plenty of room to spread out and relax without traffic or close neighbors. Golf cart is also available for rent for additional fee.

Sorry, no pets or children under 12.

More Details

Owner
William Wilson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
SW Florida International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Lazy Flamingo
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Pineland Marina/4 Wind marina
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Alden Pines
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Lazy Flamingo
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Cayo Casta
Car: necessary

Amenities

Bokeelia Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
This is a very quiet, private location without close neighbors - so come prepared to relax.

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

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OLD FLORIDA - 1925 historic sugar cane plantation (now available Jan-Feb 2018)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had never heard of Bokeelia Florida. We chose our vacation location based on the photos of this home. We were not disappointed. The home was stunning. it was in a very quiet and relaxing location. It had everything we needed to make this one fabulous week! The owners were extremely friendly and really showed a great deal of pride in this home. Rightfully so, the home was beautiful. The community was quaint and quiet and far away from the typical spring break crowds you can see down there this time of the year. Yet is was full of activities that kept us busy all week, kayak rentals, bike rentals, art & gift shops and of course fishing were all within a short distance. We really enjoyed the day trip to Coya Costa. I fished daily at the Bokellia Pier with some success.

The home was large and open, the colors warm and inviting, the yard was beautiful with many different types of birds coming to visit every morning. At night, the neighborhood was extremely quiet and relaxing. Our stay there was just what was needed to rejuvenate us.

Thank you for a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This house will make you feel like royalty

  • 5 of 5

This house is almost too good to be true. The immense coconut palmtrees along the driveway welcome you to a gorgeous renovated plantation house. It's location on Pine Island is perfect if you are looking for a quiet environment, yet not too far away from a restaurant/bar or marina.

The 4-year renovation of this old plantation house has certainly paid off. It is very spacious, has all the luxuries you could ever need, even an office!

We would like to compliment the owner on the incredible tasteful 'all-in-country-style' decorations all over the house.

And one could only dream of having a walk-in closet or walk-in shower like the ones in this house.

Since it was only the two of us, we did not use every room. But how wonderful it would be if we could once stay here with friends! One bedroom and bathroom downstairs and one bedroom and bathroom upstairs gives all the privacy you could want and still be in one house.

There are so many chairs/benches/sofa's in and around the house (front-, back and upstairs porch) that it was impossible to sit on all of them. One could literally sit anywhere! And in style too.

We sincerely thank the owners for putting up a christmas tree for the holidays. We felt so welcome after a long journey!

There's a marina, with bar/restaurant within walking distance (5 min) and one a little further away (20 min walk). And Matlacha, with all the shops, restaurants and boat tours is just a short drive (15 min) away. It's a 40 min drive to Fort Myers and 75 min to Naples. So plenty to do. We recommend the Botanic Gardens in Naples and the Flea Market in Ft Myers. And if you're in for some nature: head to the Corkscrew Sanctuary and watch the wildlife and oldest cypresses in Florida.

There is absolutely nothing that this house doesn't have. If you are looking for a spacious place to stay with good friends or maybe celebrate your honeymoon here, you have come to the right place. This place will make you feel like royalty.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plantation house a "diamond in the rough"

  • 4 of 5

Pine Island has no doubt been untouched by fast food outlets and strip malls and the Plantation House is a total statement of times past. As you drive up the driveway you can see this grand house has been restored to it's original glory days. Once entering the house you are taken back by it's beauty and the quality of the restoration a mix of the old with all the modern conveniences we've come accustomed to. However if you enjoy the ocean beach walks and water fun this is not the place for you "no" beaches or pool. For $37.00 per person you can take local ferry to a State Park for the beach. Watch out for the ''NO- SEEUMS" the local's refer to you as new blood. These little biters can cause a lot of discomfort so ladies pack your Avon ''skin so soft" it does help. A pay fishing pier is 3 minute drive away and the local golf is not bad. For a quiet and secluded time the Plantation House is a great choice. I would end by saying a pool would bump this to a 9 out of 10.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

The refundable damage deposit of $500.00 must be included along with the 50% confirmation deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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