We were untouched by Hurricane Irma! Super cute beach cottage located on the much sought after Gulf Side of Hwy 41, close to the beaches! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, newly remodeled house on a quiet residential street. New on the rental market. Walking distance to beaches and shopping. Barefoot Beach voted #2 beach in the U.S. is a 10 minute drive, Bonita Main beach and shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. A 10 minute drive to Coconut Point (shopping and restaurants) and 15 minutes to Lovers Key State Park for hiking, bird-watching, and Kayak rentals.
Sweetwater's Water Sports is a 5 minute walk from the cottage where you can rent Jet Skis, Kayaks, Paddleboards and more and launch right from their dock!
Little Hickory Cottage is the ideal getaway location for you to enjoy all that SWF has to offer. The home has three bedrooms. Master bedroom with King size bed is light and airy and has a newly remodeled en-suite bathroom. Two guest bedrooms with queen size beds are neatly decorated and have ceiling fans, and all new furniture. The guest bathroom has a shower/tub and was just remodeled. The house also has a washer, dryer for all your laundry needs. And we supply detergent!
The kitchen is brand new with all new stainless steel appliances and is fully equipped with everything waiting for you to prepare a snack or a gourmet meal. Three different coffee makers! All brand new French Press, Keurig, and Mr. Coffee. A gas grill is provided just outside on the lanai, along with a brand new large table that seats 6 with an umbrella for Al Fresco dining!
After dinner, you can take a walk or ride a bike to the beach for a beautiful sunset. Return home, relax and watch a movie or curl up with a good book in the comfy living room. There is a large flat screen TV for keeping up with your favorite show or connecting to the wireless internet. Amazon Fire stick with 100's of channels for movies, sports. and games.
The lanai has a table for 6, new gas barbecue and is a great place to relax after a wonderful day at the beach or just exploring the area. The neighborhood itself is quiet and family-friendly, safe for running, walking, and biking. Six Beach chairs, a beach umbrella, and cooler are included. Four bikes are also included.
Little Hickory Cottage’s yard is a Certified Wildlife Habitat, Certified by the National Wildlife Federation. The large herb garden, numerous citrus trees and other local plants attract many butterflies and birds. Feel free to harvest some herbs for your gourmet meals! Fresh Basil!!!
You can rent everything from bikes and boats to paddle boards, jet skis and fishing gear nearby, so pack light! Even a new ice cream parlor and restaurants are within walking distance. Just a few miles north are the restaurants, bars, and live entertainment of Ft Myers Beach’s Times Square area and also the Ferry to Key West.
Take some time while you are here to explore the area. Bonita Springs. Barefoot Beach, Bonita Beach, Lovers Key State Park and Fort Myers Beach. They are all only a 10 minute drive from the house. Swim in the warm waters of the Gulf, walk the white sand beaches and collect shells. See our magnificent wildlife, and take in our glorious nature surrounding you. Maybe you'll be lucky enough to catch sight of some dolphins or our beloved Manatees.
There is plenty to keep you busy during the evening after a day at the beach. Plenty of shopping, movie theaters, miniature golf and so much more are just a short drive from the house. A Farmer's Market open on Saturday's and Sundays with all kinds of goodies, is within walking distance of the house. A few miles away, you can visit the Ford and Edison Estate and Museums, the Imaginarium, The Butterfly Estates, Calusa Nature Center, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, The Bird Rookery, Naples Botanical Garden, the Naples Zoo, Tin City, Fifth Avenue or even visit the Everglades and take an airboat or swamp buggy ride.