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On The Canal, Private Dock. 4 Minute Walk To Gulf Beach Access.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 21 nights

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Minimum Stay
21 nights


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2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Open Living Room, Dining Area. 2nd Floor Screened Lanai

Private home, peaceful neighborhood. Canal wildlife can be watched from lanai or you can fish from the dock.

2 kayaks and 4 bicycles are provided for guests. Beach cart with chairs and umbrella also for use. Stocked kitchen and a gas grill is available.

Island attractions; restaurants,shopping,food stores and entertainment can be accessed by walking, riding or catching the trolley.Laundry in residence.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

About Mary

We are excited to share our vacation home with fellow adventure seekers.

We hope it has all the things that you desire for a perfect tropical vacation.

Mary purchased this house in 2015

Why Mary chose Fort Myers Beach

This property has all the things we were looking for in a vacation home. Private street, private canal access for kayaking and fishing. Easy walk to the Gulf of Mexico beach access. Convenience to all attractions on the island. We walk or ride our bikes to every place we want to go on the island. We live on a very quiet street, away from the busy Estero Blvd traffic sounds.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

On The Canal, Private Dock. 4 Minute Walk To Gulf Beach Access.
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Perfect Hide Away

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was very relaxing and rejuvenating in this quiet neighborhood beach home. The view of the canal and the short walk to the beach was excellent. Quick three minute walks to the beach to enjoy the water or watch the sunset was a plus. When we wanted action we were minutes away from restaurants and the beach with walking or riding the bikes.

The owners had recently laid new wood flooring throughout the home and the master bathroom offered a remodeled large shower and vanity. The linens and bedding were quality and the furniture was modern and clean. The kitchen was fully stocked with the necessary tools so we were able to prepare our meals easily. Close to Publix and CVS within 3-5 minutes was a BONUS.

The bikes, kayaks, toys for beach play, chairs, umbrella and wagon for towing all supplies to the beach was also a major plus to our stay. Everything was easily accessible and made for a successful experience.

Mary, the owner, was very helpful and answered any questions before the stay. We will definitely book this home again!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado

Perfect Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This beach house offers just about everything you need for a Fort Myers Beach getaway no matter what type of traveler you are. It is located 2 blocks from the white sandy beaches and rests right on one of the famous Fort Myers canals. The restaurants and bars are a walk or bike ride away, or you can easily call an Uber or taxi. The location is close to stores (7-11, CVS, Pubix) to run errands and get your groceries. The house was equipped with all the essentials (kitchenware, towels, laundry, grill). They have plenty of beach toys to share, beach chairs, and at least half a dozen bikes. You can fish right off the private dock and you can even take the two kayaks out for a paddle in the canal. The upstairs appears to have new beach wood floors throughout the second level, and the master bedroom shower appears to be recently renovated, its beautiful! This beach house is perfect for families, a friendly group getaway, or even a romantic retreat. The owners are super helpful and will accommodate all your needs. I can't wait to plan another trip and will definitely use this property again.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, Tn

Perfect location !

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with young children. Home had all the amenities we needed -- kitchen necessities to cook meals, blankets and towels, water jugs to refill at the store, beach chairs and toys, and bikes!

We brought our own bike trailer for the kids and were able to bike everywhere we needed to go! Biked to and from the beach multiple times daily, biked on the beach during low tide, to Publix for groceries, 7-11 for ice, CVS for supplies, and Pinchers for happy hour ! The location could not have been more convenient !

The house is comfortable and homey. The upstairs is living area and downstairs only storage for bikes/gear and laundry. We enjoyed the deck for breakfast and the yard for grilling and relaxing by the canal while fishing. Didn't get a chance to explore the canals on kayak due to the weather during our stay .

Neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. Loved how short the walk/ bike ride to the beach was.We will definitely be back to this spot - it couldn't be better for our needs :)

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Christmas Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our time in this cozy beach cottage just prior to the Christmas holiday. The bikes were a huge hit for zipping over to the beach. We enjoyed how quick we could be on the beach - 3 minutes or less by bike - that's on the beach sitting in your chair enjoying the view! All the necessary beach items were available for use, which was so helpful when flying in and being limited on what we could bring.

The kitchen was nicely supplied for our cooking needs. Towels and linens were a nice quality as well. We even saw dolphins swimming in the canal behind the home.

Our small children used the inflatable bed and thought it was the best thing ever -- it would be very suitable for an adult couple as well. It was large and was almost the height of a regular bed.

Our children loved fishing off the dock. I was too chicken to kayak or let them, but the kayaks looked much larger than I anticipated and very sturdy and safe.

We plan on returning in the future to enjoy some more R&R in a beautiful location! We look forward to seeing the continued updating that is occurring to this hidden gem!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Dock, Kayaks, Bikes, Amazing Quiet Location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (twenty-something couple and 3 year old) stayed for 7 days and had an amazing experience! They had bikes, kayaks, beach towels, sand toys, beach chairs and much more for us to use. The beach is only a 5 minute walk and the beach cart is awesome for hauling everything. Pinchers beach bar is a close bike ride as are several other restaurants, shopping and a marina. The owners were amazing to work with and had just installed a new refrigerator, so that was a plus! We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Dodge Iowa United States

Family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Visited with the family and had a blast! Awesome dock and really close to the beach and anything you want to do!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
interstate 75
Car: not necessary

close to 24 hour convenience store, pharmacy, movie theater.

Several restaurants nearby with good food and service; Charley's, Pincher's. Santini Strip Mall has several places to eat.


Rates & Availability

Mid Island House Rental Rates

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Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
21 night minimum stay
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Changeover Day: Saturday
21 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $700
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Mid Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1332 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Lower level has laundry (washer and dryer), toilet and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • king bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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