This is a lovely, updated 4/3 stilt home located directly on the Alden Pines Golf Course and only 1/2 block from the Pineland Marina. The main living area (second level) is a fully updated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home featuring a large living room with Brazilian solid hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings and a cut coral wood burning fireplace. A large fully stocked and appointed kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area, featuring a full size SS range, dishwasher and microwave. The home has three large bedrooms including a king master bedroom with a loft and large private bathroom, queen size guest bedroom and a third bedroom with two twin beds.
There is a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. The kitchen and living room open up to a large screened and covered porch that looks directly down the 18th fairway of the only golf course on Pine Island. You can view the abundance of nature from your dining room table, porch and living room.
The ground level features a large covered porch with custom built in bar and BBQ area, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit and a two car garage. Play ring-toss, enjoy your favorite beverage at the bar and BBQ, all with a wonderful view of the golf course.
In addition to having golf directly out your back yard, our home is just a few steps away from the Pineland Marina, the best marina facility on the island. You will have direct access to the world famous fishing grounds of Pine Island Sound, Boca Grande and the Gulf of Mexico. Pineland Marina offers fishing charters, water taxi transportation to the out islands, boat rentals, boat ramp, tour boats, dock slips, fuel, bait, a ships store and all the other amenities of a first class marina. Also within a few blocks are the fascinating Caloosa Indian Mounds featuring regular tours with skilled history guides, a free kayak launch, a small fishing pier and the grand old Tarpon Lodge, featuring a restored circa 1910 4 star restaurant, bar and small hotel - a true taste of Old Florida.
Pine Island is a nature lover's and fisherman's paradise, offering direct boat access to some of the finest beaches on Cayo Costa State Park, Sanibel Island, Captiva Island and North Captiva, with the best shelling in the country, great bird watching, and dolphin viewing . Pine Island Sound is world renowned as a top sports fishing destination with Boca Grand being the Tarpon fishing capital of world. Spend the day fishing the flats for Speckled Trout, Redfish and Snook, fish the passes, reefs and wrecks for Snapper, Sheepshead, Grouper, Mackerel, Cobia, Permit and a variety of other game fish or stalk the infamous Tarpon which can reach 150 lbs of more. All within a short boat ride from the marina and our home.
Pine Island is also within a short drive to Matlacha, a quaint fishing and artist village located at the entrance to Pine Island. And, nearby is Fort Myers Downtown & Historic district featuring Thomas Edison's home & Henry Ford home, Fort Myers beach, and the legendary Sanibel and Captiva Islands.
Included in the rental is the use of a kayak, bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas, and a variety of board games and yard games.