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Ave Maria Private Oasis! 4 beds, 3 baths, pool, spa, walk to town, Free WIFI

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,867 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Walk to Catholic Mass, Free Solar Pool Heating!

Stunning Rental Executive Home - 4 bed, 3 bath, 3782 sq. ft, (2867 sq ft under air); 1650 sq. ft screened in outdoor space, 600 yard stroll to town centre, on the water, spacious single floor home with fully screened pool, spa, travertine outdoor deck, 27’ covered & screened rear terrace, LED color lights, salt water and a huge 1650 sq. ft. of screened area for your outdoor pleasure. This pool has EXCELLENT SOLAR POOL HEATING too (480 sq. ft of solar collectors)! This home has nearly 13’ ceilings, 1 King Bed, 2 Queen’s and 2 Single Beds, granite kitchen countertops, and a stately 15’ x 21’ Master Bedroom with sitting area and huge ensuite with Roman tub & walk in oversize shower. It has seven ceiling fans (with variable speed controls) for your enhanced comfort. Features include 60” & 48” LED TV’s, Yamaha Bluetooth Sound Bar, IHOME Docking Station, wireless laser all in one printer, stainless steel appliances, Keurig and Mr. Coffee 12 cup coffee makers, unlimited Canada and USA long distance, hi speed internet, WiFi, Comcast cable, 28’ covered & screened in front terrace for coffee in the mornings to watch the sun rise. Included in price – weekly lawn care & pool maintenance.

Due to the owner staying much of the time themselves, feel free to inquire about time that is already shown as unavailable as we may be able to switch our stay.

For the golfer, we are roughly 1 mile from the Panther Run Golf Club 18-hole championship golf course

According to FloridaGolf -- "For the price, this is probably the best value in southwest Florida. Panther Run is also a great place for snowbirds to play in the winter. They can spray the ball while shaking the rust off their swings and still get away with it. The greens are a pure pleasure. They were some of the fastest and purest public-course greens I've putted."

Jason Scott Deegan, Senior Staff Writer

For Baseball Fans - the Boston Red Sox (JetBlue Park) and the Minnesota Twins (Hammond Stadium) Spring Training Parks (in the Grape Fruit League) are just a 48 & 51 minute drive away during the pre-season (February to early April).

The Naples Pier is a beautiful beach and tourist attraction in the heart of Naples just 45 minutes away.

We apologize in advance but we have a No Smoking, No Pets allowed on the premises policy due to Owner and Guest allergies.

Important - Please note that HOA Regulations are in effect, and subject to HOA approval (at additional cost and to be discussed). Contact for more information.

More Details

Owner
Ken Canning
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Ken Canning

We used to vacation a lot in the Dominican Republic. Then we decided to buy a home in Ave Maria and bring some of that special tropical feel to our home in south west Florida. Ave Maria is truly a Catholic Resort Town where the streets are lined with palm trees, the pool is warm with our upgraded and free solar heating system, and your spirit can be restored. An easy stroll and you are at the pub or Mass or Adoration Chapel. A 2 minute drive and you're at the highly regarded Panther Run golf course or a huge waterpark. A couple of minutes more and you can do horseback riding. Our 9 year old grandson visited and on his first morning at the home he looked up and down our street and asked "why would anyone ever leave here?". We are parents to 6 and grandparents to 17 (and counting).

Ken Canning purchased this house in 2014

Why Ken Canning chose Ave Maria

Ave Maria is famous for its Oratory and its University. From this home you see both and can actually hear the university activities at night across the lake. You are a short walk to 24 hour Adoration, or Daily Mass, or the local dining, pub, grocery store, shopping, banking, and the University. Being on the lake ensures privacy and quiet yet the proximity to town is absolutely priceless!!!

We consider this a unique vacation/retreat resort - combining the best of both!

The Ave Maria University offers conferences throughout the year - Eucharistic Conferences, Youth Conferences, etc. which are easily incorporated into your stay.

For the golfer, we are roughly 1 mile from the Panther Run Golf Club 18-hole championship golf course

What makes this house unique

Nearly 13' ceilings creating a grand feeling as you enter the home!

The front terrace is now completely screened in, adding 210 sq. ft. of wonderful covered outdoor living facing east to have your morning coffee.

This home has a pool designed by Custom Pools of Naples with many, many upgrades including LED Color Lighting with multiple programmable lighting themes.

480 sq. ft. of hi efficiency Solar Collectors on the roof delivering free warm water to the pool at no cost to the guest.

Salt Water Pool (comparable to the human eye drop and easy on skin and hair).

Large in pool seating section.

7' circular spa.

Oversize spillway.

Cage mesh is 17 x 20 pattern to eliminate smaller insects.

Pool Screen is TuffScreen - much stronger than typical pool mesh.

Screen has no chair rails to enhance your viewing pleasure.

Entire deck is Travertine.

Covered section is 10' deep x 27' long.

Entire screened in area total 1650 sq. feet.

Screen peak is higher than typical due to the home's 13' ceilings giving a more spacious feel when outdoors.

Pool is 28' long and up to 20' wide.

Beautiful lake view!

Amenities

Ave Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2867 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Roman tub, oversize walk in shower, his&her vanities
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Beautiful tiled walk in shower across hall from 2nd bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , dual sinks, Jack n Jill
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , has walk in closet and 46" Smart TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , connects to Jack n Jill bath w double sinks, bath, shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , connects to Jack n Jill bath w double sinks, bath, shower
    Master Suite - 1 king , 15' x 21', sitting area, two large walk in closets
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Golfers will love the local Panther Run Golf Course

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

A beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Huge house, great pool, clean an updated. Probably the best home in Ave Maria.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! And thank you for staying with us! Blessings, Ken and Susan
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5

Beautiful home in SW Forida

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in the town of Ave Maria. Very quiet community. Home has every amenity and the in door/out door living with the pool and hot tub was wonderful. Ave Maria is a great town for walking and bike riding and the town center with the dining and events on Saturdays was a lot of fun.

The owners were very attentive and gracious. I highly recommend this property if you are looking for a relaxing and quiet stay in SW Florida.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5

A perfect spot for our winter "warm" getaway. The house was clean, beautifully decorated, comfortable and spacious .... as well as being well-equipped with everything we needed.

Ken was a delight to deal with and quick to respond to our questions.

We would highly recommend this home to anyone wanting to explore Ave Maria.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A bit of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We love staying here. This was our 2nd time vacationing @ this beautiful house over the Christmas week, and it did not disappoint. We have 4 kids, ages 6-13, and the house offers plenty of room. It has a great, family-centered open concept. The pool, hot tub and over-sized lanai provide great space and great times, especially for the kids. Of course, Ave Maria itself is an extraordinary community, and this house is only a 5 minute walk from the church & "downtown" area. We gave it 5 stars, but would 've given 6 if we could!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind review. It was truly our pleasure to share our home and Ave Maria with you and we enjoyed your communications so much! We do hope to see you again soon!
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Pittsfield, MA
5

One word... Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family was feeling loved as soon as we walked in the door. Every details of this home has been thought out and made to make you feel at home. I thank you both for making the week we stayed there amazing!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you for your kind and gracious review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay!
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Inver Grove Heights, MN
5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This is truly a well cared for home. It is obvious the owners love it; they are very easy to to communicate with and are eager to help with any questions we had. They genuinely wanted us to be happy and comfortable throughout our month's stay. The photos are spot on! This home was immaculate and spacious. The appliances were all modern and in good working order and there were granite counter tops. We made good use of the lanai and the front porch areas. Both are screened in and made for quiet and private places to read and relax unless we were using the pool or spa. Almost too relaxing!! We loved being able to walk into the lovely town of Ave Maria for Mass, a smoothie, or a great dinner at the pub. We also took advantage of Panther Run golf course only 2 miles down the road. This was our first experience with staying away for a month and it could not have been a better one. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your gracious review and kind words! We are so happy to have made your acquaintance!
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Map

The Bean Of Ave Maria
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Regional South West (Fort Myers) RSW
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Queen Mary Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Panther Run
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Queen Mary Pub
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Naples Beach

"For the price, this is probably the best value in southwest Florida. Panther Run is also a great place for snowbirds to play in the winter. They can spray the ball while shaking the rust off their swings and still get away with it. The greens are a pure pleasure. They were some of the fastest and purest public-course greens I've putted."

Jason Scott Deegan, Senior Staff Writer,

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Electricity over 100/mth $0
Cleaning Fee $170 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

No Pets, No Smoking allowed on the Premises due to Owner and Guest Allergies. Due to HOA restrictions, rentals must be 1 month or longer. Electric bills exceeding $100 per mth will be deducted from Damage Deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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