Luxurious 2-Bedroom Apartment With1st Class Tennis - Near Beach and Naples Shops(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, sleeps up to 6 persons (4 adults and 2 children maximum)
Downtown Naples shops and beaches are a 5/10 minutes drive away. The Everglades National Park is a half-hour drive away. A guest said, 'Having a great time; it is a real pleasure to return to your lovely apartment each evening'.
The World Tennis Club (W.T.C.) is a major Florida Gulf Coast tennis facility and is the central feature of the community in which our apartment is located. We transfer our tennis rights to our guests (they must pay a registration fee to W.T.C. of $100.00 per rental - irrespective of the number of guests or the duration of the rental - for temporary memberships).. This gives free access to 17 high quality tennis courts, a pro-shop, and a clubhouse with bar and restaurant (seasonal). Pro-tennis tuition is available, exhibition matches are played frequently, and regular tournaments are arranged. Adjoining the clubhouse is a large, heated swimming pool and a jacuzzi (spa tub). There is a second, smaller heated swimming pool just round the corner from our apartment. Special meals and barbeque evenings are arranged at the restaurant in conjunction with events. The W.T.C. office provides a monthly calendar of events.
Naples is a very big location for golf. Although there isn't a golf course on site at W.T.C., Naples has many public and private golf courses, several of which are close by our apartment. Details can be found on the Naples Tourism website. The nearby Quail Run Golf Club offers reduced fees to W.T.C. guests (ask at W.T.C. for details of when these apply and the fees)
Beach and Wildlife Details:
Naples has a lovely, nine-mile long, white shell-sand beach, which is safe for children. It stretches from south of Naples Town Pier to beyond Lowdermilk Beach Park, about 1 mile from the apartment. There are many access points to this beach which is also good for shell collecting. There are changing facilities, showers, and a cafe at Lowdermilk Park and showers and toilets at Naples Town Pier. North of Venetian Bay there are further grade 1 beaches at Clam Pass, Delmor-Wiggins, Barefoot Beach and Lovers Key State Parks, each with picnic/barbecue areas and full changing facilities (entry charges apply). Pelicans, fishing just off shore, are a major attraction, as are cormorants, egrets, sandpipers, sanderlings, seagulls, and terns on the beaches..
Sanibel Island, near Fort Myers (1 hour's drive away) has some of America's best shelling beaches. The Ding Darling Wildlife Bird Sanctuary on Sanibel Island is where many Northern bird species, including great white pelicans, spend their winters, and where egrets, anhingas, herons, roseate spoonbills and ibis can be seen close-up all year round.. The nearby Bowman's Beach has picnic and changing facilities and a beautiful shell-sand beach.
The Thousand Island Section of Everglades National Park (free entry + wildlife cruises) is a half-hour drive from our apartment, whilst the Shark Valley (cycle-path and trolly tour) and Florida City (Park HQ and overlooks) accesses to the Park are a 1 hour and 2 hour drive away, respectively. Everglades National Park is a unique world ecosystem of marsh grasslands, hardwood hammocks and mangrove islands, with alligators, salt-water crocodiles, dolphins, manatees, turtles, water snakes, and an amazing variety of bird life, all year round.
The Corkscrew Swamp/ Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary is only a short drive from the apartment and harbors a bald cypress swamp with alligators and both water and tree bird life (including herons, egrets, falcons, hawks and woodpeckers), as well as racoons.
Naples Town Pier allows free sea fishing by rod (bait shops available) whilst charters for deep-sea game fishing are available from the Crayton Cove Town Marina. There are also sail charters from the marina, both bare-boat and captained.
Naples City has five major shopping hubs located, respectively, at Third Street South and Fifth Avenue (downtown), The Coastland Center (on US41), Venetian Bay (on Gulfshore Boulevard North), and the Waterside Center (on Seagate Road). All are within a 5/10 minutes drive from our apartment. The Coastland Centre contains major department stores such as Sear's, Macy's, JC Penny's, and Dillard's. The other shopping complexes listed above comprise boutiques, specialist shops, jewelers, antique and fine art galleries, and good quality restaurants. Menus from a number of the restaurants are kept in our apartment.
Outlet store complexes are sited on the road from Naples to Marco Island (Premier Stores), beside Interstate 75N near Bonita Springs (Miramar Outlets), and on the road to Sanibel Island (Tanger Outlets), all within an hour's drive of our apartment.
The Pine Ridge Shopping Center, 400 yds from our apartment, contains supermarkets (Publix, Walmart and Wynn Dixie), clothing stores, wine-stores, video rentals, pharmacies, toy stores, restaurants, and home furnishing and home improvement stores. There is a Bank of America and a Chase Bank, both with an ATM, at Pine Ridge Shopping Center and other banks and ATMs at Fifth Avenue South and along US41.
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Member since: 2007
- On floor 2
- 1050 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- The master bedroom is spacious with a king-size bed, armchairs, two walk in closets and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, toilet and vanity unit. It has direct access to the lanai and has its own television and radio alarm/clock. There is plenty of drawer and cupboard space. The guest bedroom has twin single beds, a spacious closet/wardrobe and ample drawer space. A bathroom with bath/shower, toilet and vanity unit is located beside the bedroom. Both bedrooms are carpeted and have plantation shutters. Both have ceiling fans and are fully air-conditioned. There is a double sofa bed in the lounge, suitable for young children only. Clean bed linen is provided for both bedrooms at the commencement of the rental and there are spare sets of bed linen for both rooms in the cupboard in the master bedroom. Used bed linen is collected by our agent at the end of the rental for laundering....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- The en-suite shower room off the master bedroom has a walk-in shower, toilet, wash-basin and storage cabinets. The bathroom adjoining the guest bedroom has a full-size bath with shower above, a toilet and a wash-basin with storage cabinets. Both bathrooms have extractor fans. Bath and hand towels are provided at the commencement of the rental and there are spare towels in the cabinet in the master bedroom. We do not provide towels for beach, pool or tennis court use. Used towels are collected by our agent at the end of the rental for laundering. A hair-drier is provided. Guests should bring their own soap and toiletries....moreless
- Apartment #421 is strictly non-smoking and WTC regulations prohibit the keeping of any pets in rental units. There is a full-size patio table and 4 chairs on the lanai (screened balcony) overlooking a lake. A dedicated parking space is by the front steps and guest parking is nearby. Access to the apartment is via steps with a handrail. The WTC is a large, gated community of apartments and villas with spacious, well-maintained grounds and several lakes, which attract otters, egrets,herons, ducks and other wildlife. Club facilities include two heated swimming pools, 17 tennis courts, an open-air hot tub, a clubhouse bar/restaurant and a children's play area. Pro-tennis tuition is available. A registration fee of $100.00 is payable. WTC is near to the historic center of Naples, and to supermarkets, boutique shopping complexes, white-sand beaches, quality restaurants, Naples Zoo, and wildlife sanctuaries...moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Holiday Resort
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Free Local Calls
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street:
- Sofa Bed
Our free package includes internal US, freephone, and incoming calls only. You will be charged for reverse/collect calls and international calls (including Canada) - deducted from you deposit....moreless
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Tumble Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Garbage Disposal
- Ice Maker
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Umbrellas
- Deck Furniture
- Gated Community
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Furniture
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Heated Pool
- Outdoor Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 1 - Oct 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 16 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Xmas/New Year seasin
Dec 16 - Jan 31, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- No additional mandatory fees
The security deposit is refunded only when and if the rental is completed, the keys have been returned, and a satisfactory report on the condition of the apartment has been received from our local agent (the cost of.losses/damages and bank fees may be deducted from this).
W.T.C. levies a fee of $100.00 per rental for access to the community and its facilities (payable by the tenant locally)
A 10% discount is deducted from rentals of 28 days or more.
The £UK/€/US$ 250.00 security deposit is payable immediately upon booking. The full rental charge is payable not later than six weeks prior to the commencement of the rental.
We can accept payment in £Stg, $US and € only. Payments may be made by cheque, bank transfer or PayPal but not by credit or debit card. Payments by US/European bank transfers or PayPal may incur bank charges
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Our apartment is in Central Naples at the World Tennis Center. Naples is the southernmost, sunniest and classiest resort city on Florida's fabulous Gulf Coast. We are a 10 minute drive from the boutiques and restaurants in Fifth Avenue and Third Street South, and from the Town Pier and Beach, and Naples Cove Marina, We are just a 5-minute drive from Venetian Bay and the white sand beaches along Gulf Shore Boulevard. Pine Ridge Shopping Center (supermarkets, stores and restaurants) is 400 yards/350 meters away. Three big outlet-store complexes lie within short drives. Naples is just one hour away from Shark Valley in Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Reserve, and the wild-fife sanctuaries and shelling beaches of Sanibel and Captiva barrier islands. S.W. Florida Airport is half an hour away, Tampa Airport 2.5 hours, Miami Airport 2 hours, and Orlando Airport 3 hours. Sarasota is an hour away and Disney World/Epcot Centre and other Orlando attractions a 3 hour's drive. WTC has easy access from Interstate Highway 75 and US41 from Tampa/Miami.
Other Activities in the area: Boutique/outlet shopping. Golf. Beaches and shell-collecting. Nature trails. Pro-tennis coaching (available on site). Fishing and sail charters.
Golf: There are many public and private golf courses in Naples with temporary membership available. Whilst W.T.C. is primarily a tennis resort, there are three golf courses in the immediate vicinity, one of which, Quail Run (5 minutes drive away) regularly offers discounted rates to W.T.C. residents and guests.
The World Tennis Club office will provide advice on golf opportunities, whilst the Naples section on www.seeflorida.com provides a section on golf courses in Naples.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: We are a retired couple from Northern Ireland, now domiciled in Scotland
Why the Owner Chose Central Naples, Naples, FL, USA:
We visited Naples twice staying in hotel accommodation. We loved it so much that we wanted to have our own property there, so as to visit on a regular basis.. Our condo has a lovely spacious feel, a beautiful view over the Lakeside lake and a very pleasant lanai. It is comfortable and well equipped and we love staying there. The World Tennis Center provides a very pleasant environment with lakes, well maintained grounds and excellent vacation facilities, especially for tennis players.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Two swimming pools, 16 tennis courts, pro-tennis tuition, a clubhouse bar/restaurant - all with organised tournaments and events for our tenants. All the shopping, beaching, fishing and sailing opportunities nearby. The wildlife spotting opportunities are very special.
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THE LOUNGE/DINER WITH THE LANAI BEYOND
THE MASTER BEDROOM
THE AMERICAN KITCHEN
THE EXTERIOR OF OUR APARTMENT (TOP LEFT #421) AND PARKING
LAKE VIEW FROM OUR FRONT DOOR - EGRET AND MUSCOVY DUCKS
THE SECOND POOL JUST ROUND THE CORNER FROM OUR CONDO
NAPLES PIER AND THE TOWN BEACH (GULFSHORE BOULEVARD ACCESS)
CRAYTON COVE MARINA - DOWNTOWN NAPLES
VENETIAN BAY BOUTIQUES AND RESTAURANTS - DOLPHINS SWIM THROUGH VENETIAN BAY
SUNSET AT NAPLES TOWN PIER
AN ALLIGATOR IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
DELMOR-WIGGINS STATE PARK - BEACH AND LAGOON WITH CHANGING FACILITIES AND PICNIC/ BARBEQUE AREA
THE LOUNGE/DINER WITH THE AMERICAN KITCHEN BEYOND
THE GUEST BEDROOM
THE VIEW OF THE LAKE FROM OUR LANAI (BALCONY)
THE LAKESIDE APARTMENTS AT THE WORLD TENNIS CENTER
W.T.C. SWIMMING POOL, SPA TUB AND CLUBHOUSE
W.T.C. TENNIS COURTS & CHIKKI SHELTER
LOWDERMILK PARK BEACH - CAFE AND CHANGING FACILITIES
THIRD STREET SOUTH BOUTIQUES AND RESTAURANTS - DOWNTOWN
HISTORIC HOUSE IN OLD NAPLES ON CRAYTON ROAD
SHARK VALLEY, EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK - YOU GET THIS CLOSE TO THE WILDLIFE
1000 ISLANDS CRUISE BOAT - EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY - IMMOKALEE ROAD NAPLES
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