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Luxurious 2-bedroom apartment with1st class tennis - near beach and Naples shops

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, sleeps up to 6 persons (4 adults and 2 children maximum)

Our 1st(GB)/2nd(US)-floor apartment in Lakeside at the World Tennis Center suits both couples and families. It has a double bedroom (king-size bed/two walk-in closets/en-suite shower room), a twin bedroom (closet, and bathroom adjacent), and a sofa bed in the lounge (for young children only). A spacious lounge/diner, with table and seating for up to six persons, has access to a screened, west-facing lanai (balcony) overlooking a lake and equipped with patio tables and chairs. A fully-equipped kitchen adjoins the dining area. There is a separate washing machine/dryer area. The apartment is air-conditioned, has cable TV (lounge and master bedroom), a DVD player (US region DVDs only), radio/cassette player, telephone, and free WiFi. There is a dedicated parking space and guest parking. We transfer our rights to access W.T.C tennis courts (no court fees), swimming pools, outdoor spa, and clubhouse/restaurant (a registration fee of $100.00 is payable by tenants locally).

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'.

Tennis Details:

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.

Golf Details:

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 may offer 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.

Shopping Details:

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.

More Details

Owner
Mr & Mrs E Brown
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, Some Spanish is also spoken (simple)
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Mr & Mrs E Brown

We are a retired couple from Northern Ireland, now living in Scotland

Mr & Mrs E Brown purchased this condo in 2006

Why Mr & Mrs E Brown chose Florida South West

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.

What makes this condo unique

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.

Amenities

Naples Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjoining BR 2
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En-suite to master bedroom, with vanity unit
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size - access to lanai
    Bedspace 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , In lounge/children only
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Adjoining bathroom
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Great Condo in Beautiful Area!!

  • 5 of 5

Great condo in beautiful area!

First of all this condo is located with the world tennis center which is a quiet clean friendly gated community in Naples. Tennis is the main interest at the club but there are many other activities to enjoy while your at the club. This property is located close to everything in Naples including shopping, grocery stores, restaurants, and just a short drive to the beach. The condo is a very nice clean 2 bedroom unit on the 2nd floor. We found the condo well equipped with everything you need to feel at home. We loved the nice view out to a lake in the backyard. The owners are friendly and great to work with. We had a great time staying at this condo in Naples.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review was submitted by one of our guests who has rented our condo for the past three years from 1 January until 31 March each year. He has reserved the condo again in January 2018 and we are delighted to be welcoming him and his wife back.
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Richmond, VA
5

Lovely apartment in a great tennis facility

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this apartment with my husband and two teenage children over Christmas. The apartment is clean and bright, and very quiet - we never heard the neighbors. Everyone in the complex was very friendly. The facility has lots of very well-maintained clay courts. My kids are tournament level players and loved the tennis facilities. They took a lesson with the very nice pro, and also played a few days across the street at the Academie Sanchez-Casal. The heated club pool and hot tub were wonderful. We ate two nights at the grill when they had a barbeque and a seafood special. The food was good and it was so convenient to be able to eat there. The Browns were very easy to deal with, and communication was very quick. We hope to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Hell, luftig, ruhig

  • 5 of 5

Für uns war das Apartment eine richtige Oase: ruhig, hell, luftig. Wir konnten uns wunderbar erholen. Besonders genossen haben wir den schönen Blick aus dem Masterbedroom auf die Parkanlage mit See, Palmen und Papayabäumen. Die Einrichtung ist geschmackvoll und es mangelt an nichts. Der Kontakt mit den Vermietern war angenehm und unkompliziert. Tennisfreunde kommen in der Anlage natürlich voll auf Ihre Kosten, wenn auch hauptsächlich ältere Semester unterwegs sind. Unbedingt erforderlich ist ein Auto, da man doch etwas ab vom Schuss ist.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

March Holiday 2011

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing time at this lovely apartment. It is beautifully furnished and the main bedroom is a good size with bathroom and walk in wardrobe. The kitchen has all the necessary equipment including washing machine and drier, always great to go home with little to no washing!!The gated community has lots ot tennis courts, of course, but the other facilities such as swimming pool and grounds are excellent. There is a bar and restaurant on site. The restaurant serves a limited menu but good food if you don't want to go out. A car is necessary, but there are restuarants and shops within walking distance. A lovely apartment, a good location, great holiday. Thankyou.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
South West Florida Regional (Fort Myers - RSW)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Pine Ridge Shopping Center
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Naples/Marco Island (passenger - to Key West)
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Quail Run Golf Club (reduced fees for WTC members)
Nearest Train
120 Miles
Miami
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 75 North and South (to Tampa and Miami)
Nearest Restaurant
WTC Clubhouse Bar/Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Clam Pass State Park
Car: recommended

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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $329.73

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.