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Condo, Bay & Golf Views, Walk to Beach (Gulf)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

South Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

You will love our 1300 sq. ft. end unit overlooking golf course with views of back bay. Five rooms, 9 ft. ceilings, 18'x16' living room, tiled kitchen, tiled bathrooms and dining room. 30 ft. screened terrace with your own washer/dryer.

Master bedroom(king bed) with full bath, walk-in closet. Guest room (queen bed), walk-in closet, full bath. Two full size Aero mattresses, can be placed wherever you need them (better than a sofa bed) Two sets of 9 ft. sliders to screened terrace. Condo is only 4 years young.

Large heated pool with lounge chairs and bathrooms. Walk to beaches, shops, and restaurants. Located on south end of island, Casina Marina is beautifully landscaped and meticulously maintained!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
marilyn altebrando
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Condo, Bay & Golf Views, Walk to Beach (Gulf)
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews
5

A much better value than any vacation rental you'll find on Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

This unit is located in the Casa Marina II building on Estero Island. I've stayed on Sanibel Island as well as here. Sanibel is more exclusive and less commercialized than Estero; depending on how much of a premium you place on that experience, you're likely to find that this unit is a much better value than any vacation rental you'll find on Sanibel.

It's one floor above the building's ground floor; you have a choice of taking stairs or an elevator. There is ample parking close by.

I would describe the interior as "near-luxury." It doesn't have granite countertops, but it has quality furniture and is tastefully decorated, making for a very comfortable stay. There are two bedrooms and three places to sit down and eat a meal: the dining room table, the kitchen bar, and the lanai.

Communication with the owners is very good. There were no problem obtaining a prompt, complete refund of my security deposit.

In a kitchen drawer are a key to the swimming pool (190 feet from the condo) and a key to the tennis courts (a 1.1-mile drive away, go here to see directions: https://goo.gl/maps/H8J8Lpa4hzJ2 ).

The beach, within walking distance, has plenty of medium-sized Florida fighting conch shells for the collecting, plus the occasional sand dollar and "shark's eye" shell. There ARE dolphins nearby, easily seen on an Estero Bay cruise, but I never saw one venture into the canal next to the condo.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

EXCELLENT RENTAL UNIT and VERY FRIENDLY OWNERS!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were very pleased with our stay in this condo. The area is very quiet and not noisy like the north end of the island. The condo has all the bells and whistles and we even got to see some wildlife in the canal. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 enjoyed our stay in the condo. We lucked out with gorgeous 85 degree weather 12/21/15 - 12/29/15. The condo had everything we needed. The only thing we had to go out and buy was food. Everything else was provided: especially like having tissues, napkins, laundry detergent, dishwasher detergent, plastic wrap and baggies made available. They even provided beach chairs and beach toys which our grand-daughter used.

We were about a 10 to 15 minute walk to the beach and the closest eateries. Our grand-daughter of 7 grumbled a bit about the walk. (We didn't have a car, just used the trolley to get around, so we did have a lot of walking to do.) I do wish the trolley came more often. We had a 10 minute walk to the trolley stop and it only came every 45 minutes. If you missed a time, then you had a long wait. But we bought the 3 day pass and we could hop the trolley whenever we wanted.

The condo location needs to be updated: This particular condo unit did not overlook the now defunct golf course, it overlooked the canal and out into the bay. It actually was at the opposite end from the golf course, but it was right by the pool. The location added to the walking time, but the area was quiet which we appreciated.

We visited Lover State Park which is just a quick trolley ride to the south. We also rode the trolley to the north Town Square area which was crazy with people. It was a 20 minute ride up north, but I hear that it can take much much longer when the island population rises to its highest peak time. We liked the quieter southern local of the condo.

We were close to the Santini Plaza where we took an Estero Bay Express Dolphin tour for a reasonable price. They also had paddleboarding and kayak tours. (Good Times Charters was further away and more expensive). My grand-daughter loved the Dolphin tour!

The only thing that would have made this stay even better, would have been a couple of bikes for our use.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Collingwood. Ontario. Canada
5

Lovely Peaceful Vacation Condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this condo for the week of April 18 to 25, 2015. It was a lovely peaceful location with all the facilities of home. We saw manatees and dolphins in the canal and had the swimming pool to ourselves most days. We have already booked again for 2016.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

very nice stay ~

  • 4 of 5

really enjoyed the stay ! condo was very clean, actual condo itself was nicer than the pics. The owners are very nice to work with, had no issues at all. Loved the lanai and being able to see the manatee playing in the afternoon.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Duluth,MN
5

Excellent beach location area!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautifull location.The area is farther down the beach in a quieter location but only 10 minutes from the action at the Pier.So many good places to eat and to view wildlife or go shelling. We have been coming to the Ft. Myers area for over 25 years and this place met and exceeded our expectations.We plan on being back next year!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Southwest International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
santini marina plaza & Holiday inn
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
fort myers golf club public
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
santini Marina Plaza
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Wynndom Inn
Car: not necessary

Beautiful sandy beaches for miles! Miniature golf, Bay Beach golf,Wind and water sports, free tennis courts. Close to Naples, Bonita Beach and Sanibel Island.

Walk to boat rental. Short drive to Edison Ford estates, Miromar Outlets, Tanger Outlets, Key West ferry, Everglades airboat tours, Manatee World.

Other Activities: wave runner rentals

Rates & Availability

South Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Winter
Nov 30 2016 - Dec 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$850
$2,800
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$950
$2,800
 
 
First Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
$3,000
 
 
High Season
Jan 30 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
$4,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$600
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $95
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 11.0%

$600-$1250/week
Fall and Summer:
$550/week
Early Winter $850.00
Winter:$1250.00
$1250/week
Security deposit $400.00

Security deposit of $400.00 due with signed agreement. Balance due 60 days before first day of reservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • masterBathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • master bedroom - 1 king
    guest bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 king, 1 queen, 2 air mattresses. Tennis courts, fishing pier, fully equipped kitchen, boat rentals, plenty of beach towels. Elevator, third floor, heated pool, walk to golf course

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