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In The Heart Of Bonita Springs - With Great Amenities!

Bedrooms 2
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Canal Front Villa In The Heart Of Bonita Springs.

Fresh and contemporary villa located in the heart of Bonita Springs. Bike, walk, or drive to outdoor concerts, art festivals, farmers markets, shopping, and restaurants. Canoe and kayaks are included and can be used right out the back door. Just a short paddle to the Imperial River. Bikes are also included in the rental. Pet friendly and pets are accepted upon approval. Short drive to the beach!

A two bedroom and one bathroom unit. It has a large lanai that looks out on a private backyard that is shared with one other vacation rental unit, #378354.

More Details

Ed and Kate Coleman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Ed and Kate Coleman

This was our home for seven years before we moved to the mountains of North Carolina. We are professional ceramic artists and sell our work to galleries across the country. We have put many original touches to this home to make it a unique experience.

Ed and Kate Coleman purchased this villa in 1999

Why Ed and Kate Coleman chose Bonita Springs

This property is in the heart of Bonita Springs. It's location provides quick access to all the town has to offer. It is on a quiet street that ends at the river. Bonita Springs is a great small town with beautiful gulf beaches. The Imperial River is an old growth Florida river that runs through the town. Bonita Springs is south of the Caloosahatchee River which makes it the warmest place to be in our country in the winter. It's location is fantastic, offering a short bike or kayak ride to charming historic Bonita, and a quick car ride to the beach to catch the sun setting into the warm Gulf water.

What makes this villa unique

This home is in a fantastic spot for Florida living. It's located near the library, the pool, Riverside Park, and the newly remodeled historic downtown area. It's situated in a fast growing section of town. We love the Imperial River, and the access that this home has to it. The yard is full of mature landscaping, and we have planted and maintained it for almost two decades. It feels so tropical, and so private with privacy fencing in the back yard. It's a beautiful retreat.


Bonita Springs Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom is next to the bathroom. It has a king size bed with a high quality Serta mattress. The window looks out onto the Lanai. The guest bedroom is located off of the family room. It has a large desk. The bed is a futon and can be used as a couch or converted to a queen size bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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In The Heart Of Bonita Springs - With Great Amenities!
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

B Side

  • 5 of 5

2nd January there. We enjoyed the opportunity to get away from Snow. Very close to the Bonita Springs Library, Rec Center and Pool. Mid point between Naples and Ft Myers. We biked, canoed, and relaxed.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful little slice of paradise!

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely little home near everything! My family, 2 dogs and I stayed her for about 2 week over Winter break and it was perfect for our needs! The home had everything we needed. A beautiful fenced backyard and lanai. It was great to be able to let the dogs out without worrying. The home was clean, cozy and very cutely decorated. The home is also on a canal, so you can take the kayak and canoe out to the river if you was kind of cold while we were here, so we didn't partake, but it could be a lot of fun! It's also close to everything! Nothing you need is more than 10 minutes away!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Paul MN

Fun mother/daughter week!

  • 5 of 5

This cute house fit our needs perfectly! We had an awesome time and This Side Retreat, The B Side was a big part of it. We biked and canoed (awesome), but the star of the show was the cute art all around the unit! Now we want to come see you in NC :)

Big plus: very clean and comfortable, and close to lots of food and activities.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This Side Retreat- the B SIDE

  • 4 of 5

Perfect for our needs. We were able to tour Southwest Fl. from this central location. We have no need for resort style living. Just enjoyed getting away from Norther Ohio Winter. There is a public pool and rs center where I worked for a few dollars a block away. The unit was clean and pest free. It was conformable furnished on a modest residential street I would consider planing next years get away at the same location.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a way to spend a first time experience of using HomeAway or any other type site. Ed and Kate provided very detailed information on the stay, where to go, what was going on and how to maximize our vacation. The 2 bedroom unit was plenty of room for the three of us. Nice size fenced back yard with access to the canal for canoes or kayaks. The artwork and pottery inside the house was very cool, I found myself pulling every dish out of the cabinets just to check it out. Great first time experience!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Ft. Myers
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bonita Fairways
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Bonita Beach
Car: recommended

It's a short walk to the recreation center with a community pool, tennis and basketball courts, and an 18 hole frisbee golf course. This Side Retreat has a great location. Very close to Riverside Park and the charming heart of Bonita Springs. Rental also includes two cruiser bicycles for getting around town.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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