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Available - Stunning location, Private Pool - Great Reviews

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3BR/2BA with Sundeck Bathroom, Sleeps 6 ( additional numbers on request).

This is a beautiful and traditional Florida stilt home, with elevated view for your ideal vacation on undeveloped Pine Island. The lakeside house is the pride and joy of it's English owners and is their own vacation home. It has been completely refurbished to a high standard with top quality modern furnishings with the accent on luxury and an attention to detail. The house has clean lines without clutter. We have a beautiful private pool and sun deck with uninterrupted views of the lake. You will wake up to stunning views of the lake and golf course, with the ocean only a short walk away.

We have numerous fruit trees for you to sample including, Mango, lime,papaya and coconut.

The tropical golf course of Alden pines is available to you, if boating is more for you then you are within minutes of 4 marinas where you can catch a boat to the surrounding islands' unspoiled beaches, or you may want to get back to nature and take a bike ride on the quiet roads or go fishing in the ocean or the lake right in front on the house.


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Iain Massey
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

About Iain Massey

We are an English family who live in Manchester in the north of England. We have been visiting Florida for more than 20 years.

We run a business in the UK and our sucess is built on great customer service, we adopt the same attitude with renting our vacation home.

Iain Massey purchased this house in 2006

Why Iain Massey chose Bokeelia

We first visited Pine Island as we wanted to go to Cayo Costa, a beautiful unspoilt barrier Island accessible only by boat and they run from points on Pine Island.

Having previously only been to Sanibel and Captiva we immediatley fell in love with the tranquility of the place and decided to shelve our plans on buying a vacation home in France and look at Pine Island.

We decided to simply drive around the areas of the Island and we knew as soon as we saw this house it was for us.

The area of Bokeelia and Alden pines is like stepping back in time where people have time for each other and are happy to stop for a chat. I have been to many places around the world and the absence of any form of crime or threat in this area is quite unbelievable.

We just love it.

What makes this house unique

The views over the lake from the sitting room whilst having breakfast are with us when we are back home in the cold, wet English winters (and sometimes summers).


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Available - Stunning location, Private Pool - Great Reviews
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 42 reviews

Very quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We love the location of this home as it close to our favorite beaches. We loved returning to the peace and quiet after a day out sightseeing. The pool is wonderful with a view of the lake, we enjoyed many beautiful sunsets.

The island is great with lots of shops and restaurants. You will not want to miss the ferry to Cayo Costa and Cabbage Key. Owners are very helpful and have included everything you would need.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your comments. Glad you went to Cayo Costa, it really is a beautiful unspoilt place, like a desert Island. We hope to see you again in the future. Iain and Joanne Massey
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Beautiful home, clean, spacious, comfortable, quiet neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful area; perfect place for golfers, fishing, biking, running, taking short walks, and relaxing. Home is perfect for family get togethers. Grocery stores and restaurants are nearby. Highly recommend renting this beautiful home!!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. You describe it perfectly and we hope you visit again. Iain Massey
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Very relaxing vacation home - love the backyard view/pool

  • 4 of 5

Myself, my husband and 4 of our friends enjoyed this Bokellia vacation home for 2 nights. The owner was very responsive to all my emails/questions. The home has plenty of room. There was a little feedback I gave the owner after we returned home but nothing major. The house is in a nice quiet neighborhood and the views from the back room were wonderful. We saw a lot of wildlife each day and loved the relaxing pool and screen porch. I would definitely recommend the vacation home to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your response and the time taken. I am glad you enjoyed your stay on beautiful Pine Island. I appreciate the feedback and have contacted the gardeners to have the palms trimmed as I said they should do this but sometimes need a reminder. I am glad you enjoyed the lovely garden and porch we have. Thank you for your recommendation to other guests. I look forward to welcoming you again. Regards Iain
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Peaceful and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We spent the Memorial day weekend, relaxing at this lovely property. The area is quiet and full of wildlife, close to restaurants, boat ramps, and beaches. The home is nicely appointed, very comfortable and has a lovely pool. We had a great time

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. You describe the area perfectly. We hope you visit again. Iain.
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Clean, comfortable with a great location

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay at this property and we will always comeback when we are in the area. Quite street, safe location and very comfortable amenities. Owners are very responsive.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future
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Relaxing Family Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time at the house and everything the surrounding area had to offer. The house exceeded all expectations and we found it so lovely, clean and well kept. The layout is great too - my husband and our 2 kids stayed in one half and extended family had the master bedroom on the other side. We all had privacy and it was very quiet. The pool and lanai are great and so is the tranquil neighbourhood. When we walked our dogs everyone was so friendly. We did day trips to Sanibel and Captiva islands as well as Anna Maria island and the ferry ride to Cayo Costa that we highly recommend. Many of the islands were very busy over the holidays so it was nice returning to Pine Island where there is no hustle and bustle and life is easy and laid back. We also enjoyed going into neighbouring Matlacha where you could purchase fresh fish and look at many art galleries and shops. Iain was very helpful and answered all of our questions promptly. We look forward to visiting again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Fort Myers
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Cayo Costa
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles

Pine Island is a well kept secret and does not have the traffic jams and mass tourism of it's more famous neighbor Sanibel. The island is a mass producer of mango and palm trees so you can imagine it's beauty. If you are looking for a laid back vacation in the real Florida then Pine Island is for you. With only a 15 minute drive to Cape Coral and a further 15 minutes to Fort Myers you are never far away from the shops and restaurants, although Pine Island boasts some excellent restaurants and a variety of shops, including a supermarket of its own. Pine Island can best be described as tranquil and natural. The house is right on the beautiful Alden Pines tropical golf course, the golf club also has tennis courts available.


Rates & Availability

Alden Pines House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 5.0%

Special rates for seasonal rentals.
$500 refundable damage deposit required, refunded 14 days after departure. Alternative damage insurance available from $69. This is optional and in addition to the standard deposit but protects you against any further liability. Ask for details.

There may be an additional cleaning fee of $75 for guests with dogs.

Please note- Paypal charge an additional fee of 4%.

There is a $200 per person additional charge for more than 6 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Alden Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Fitted to a high standard with towels etc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms newly furnished to a high standard with TV/ DVD We have a sofa bed in the living room that will sleep 2 extra people at an additional cost of $100 per person per booking.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Cable TV with 'on demand' programming High speed wireless internet Large DVD collection Large book collection Boared Games

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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