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PVT House on Beautiful Wide Canal -Pvt Pool -150 Yds to Beach Access

South Island, Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA
  • House1650 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

!$ MAY SALE !$ BEAUTIFUL House on a wide canal Private Pool- Walk to Beach / Shops! Family Friendly!

Captivating Mediterranean style stucco home-With WIFI-Solar Heated POOL(13x26)large -screened in lanai and Dock! Open concept floorplan. New Kitchen- granite and maple cabinets, Large tiled flooring in living - dining and kitchen, wood laminate in bedrooms. You have found your 'home away from home'.The house affords a light airy -spacious large living area with lots of natural light- snack bar- full dining area and reading alcove.The 3 bedrooms are also very comfortable - most are equipped with ceiling fans.Master bedroom has a king bed, ceiling fan, flat screen smart tv, sitting area and an attached full bath with tub and shower. The second bedroom has a queen ,sitting area and walk in closet (could be used as a baby's room) flat screen smart tv and ceiling fan.The third bedroom has 2 twin beds. The family room has a pull out queen size sleeper sofa.

This house is conveniently located -150 yds to the beach access , short walk to shopping, theater, and fine dining. Short ride to golf. The house sits on a wide canal- the view will take your breath away! The Beach is gorgeous with its beautiful expansive white soft sand and clear blue water. We have guests who come from all parts of the world to Shell here on the island. After a long "hard" day at the beach- it is nice to kick up your heels -relax on the patio (lounge furniture + umbrella included ofcourse)- sipping fresh margaritas - all while watching boats go by or the occasional dolphin.

You could also opt to stay inside and choose a movie instead-the Netflix and HBO are included. The Home also comes complete with classic and family friendly dvds/ Book Library and classic gae collection for your use - Home includes boat dock and lift(will hold up to 24' boat)for the more adventurous . )

Keywords: Private House Pool Walk to beach Canal


Dana Zuber

Member Since 2002
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 07, 2018
About Dana Zuber

The story all began when my family moved from New Jersey to Florida back in 1980! My whole family is still living here. Unfortunately I had to move back to N.J. after college- to work in NYC . My husband and I found this gem back in 2001. We loved the idea of coming down and spending time with my brothers - and their families and for our kids to know their cousins.Unfortunately due to our busy lives we can't get down to Florida more than a few times a year- so we love the idea of sharing our home with you! I have made our home comfortable and easy for all- who arrive. I love to entertain so you will find a fully equipped kitchen with all the items you need to host a family gathering! I hope you enjoy our house as much as we do!

Dana Zuber purchased this House in 2001

Why Dana Zuber chose South Island

I loved the idea of having a private residence near the beach- without all the chaos the north end of the beach can bring at various times of the year. The canal waterway to open water is a quick one to the gulf( @15 minutes which is Really Great-) Important question to ask if you are renting a boat on the island.. The location of our beach and the actual beach itself- is beautiful and a tranquil wide open space( pictures are on my site). I love the location- walk to everything while still private!

What makes this House unique

Location - Location- Location- Easy on and off the island in high season (Dec- April) by traveling in and out of the south end of the island- ( highly recommend) vs traveling over Mantanzas Bridge- The Beach where our home is located is Awesome! truly one of the prettiest beaches I have ever seen. The home is situated on a quiet street but right in the center of a lot of activity -- which enables you to retreat to a calm haven after you have had your fill of all there is to do!!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • Convertible bed(s)
        1 queen
      • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play for your use, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, granite separate dressing area with large sink
      • 2

      Location Type

        • Near The Ocean
          Walk to gulf!! The prettiest beach you have ever seen-
        • Water View
          The home is located on a beautiful wide canal- We often see dolphin and manatee depending on the time of year.
        • Waterfront
          canal front


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Linens Provided
                  extra sheets and bath towels
                • Air Conditioning
                • Garage
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Internet
                • Iron & Board
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Living Room
                  Large Flat screen tv Large sofa- with 3 chairs and additional seating if needed.
                • Parking
                • Telephone
                • Towels Provided
                  Bath and Beach towels supplied
                • Washing Machine
                • Wireless Internet
                  WIFI is available Free of Cost


                    • Kitchen
                      Fully Equipped Kitchen- for the foodie in you! Brand New Maple and Granite Kitchen
                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                      plenty of dishes / utensils/ platters mixing bowls plastic ware also for pool area
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Ice Maker
                    • Cooking Utensils
                      slow cooker / wok / plenty of
                    • Microwave
                    • Oven
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster


                        • Dining
                          there is a snack bar that holds 3-4 people and a large dining table
                        • Dining Area


                            • Books
                              Book Library
                            • CD Player
                            • DVD Player
                            • Games
                              Classic board games
                            • Satellite / Cable
                              (3) dvd players
                            • Stereo
                            • Television
                              3 Flat screen LED T.V.s ( 2 of them are smart t.v.'s)
                            • VCR
                            • Video Library
                              Family oriented Library of DVD's and Videos


                                • Boat
                                  Rentals close by- a number of marinas in the area
                                • Deck / Patio
                                  Patio Table and chairs- will fit up to 8 Love seat and 2 lounge chairs
                                • Golf
                                  close by- you will need a car
                                • Kayak / Canoe
                                  close by at Lover's Key state Park
                                • Lanai / Gazebo
                                  Outdoor furniture also provided table and chairs -
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                  BBQ Weber Gas grill
                                • Water Sports Gear
                                  Jet skis / para sailing all close by

                                  Pool / Spa

                                    • Private Pool
                                      solar heated pool


                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • library
                                        • marina
                                        • museums
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants
                                        • theme parks
                                        • water parks

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • scenic drives
                                            • beachcombing
                                            • boating
                                            • gambling casinos
                                            • miniature golf
                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • bird watching
                                            • shelling
                                            • shopping
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking
                                            • wildlife viewing

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • fitness center
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • laundromat
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • parasailing
                                                    • basketball court
                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • jet skiing
                                                    • kayaking
                                                    • paragliding
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • pier fishing
                                                    • racquetball
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • snorkeling/diving
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • tennis
                                                    • water skiing
                                                    • water tubing
                                                    • wind-surfing


                                                        • Heated Pool(13x26), large screened in lanai -Large Dock 12x25 with boat lift, 3 large flat screen tv's( 1 in family room + 1 in Master bedroom 1 in 2nd B/R, Cooking utensils -blender, coffee maker provided, Clothes Washer, Ceiling fans in most every room, Plantation blinds in all rooms, Patio furniture, Beach towels, Beach chairs, Beach toys and floats (for the little ones) Gas Grill, No pets please

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          42 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Fun In The Sun

                                                          Joe P.

                                                          Fantastic house! Close to the beach and fun. We rode our bikes to Time Square everyday. The House had everything needed for a great vacation. We want to do it again next year.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thanks Joe

                                                          Thank you for the kind words . We are so glad that you and your family had a great time. I’m a fellow bike rider as well - simple pleasures in life !

                                                          Hope to see you next year


                                                          Dana and Kath

                                                          FANTASTIC/ Perfect location

                                                          Mary S.

                                                          You never know what you are going to get when you rent a home online. This home is perfect! Clean, roomy, and had every essential you could need. The owner made her self available before , during and after the trip just in case we needed anything. The backyard was so nice. New Grill, nice furniture and an amazing pool that always was the perfect temperature. My trip was during spring break (the busiest time of the year) the homes location is near everything you needed... but best of all far enough down the strip to avoid most of the traffic, but not too far to get to the square, which we did every day! I would totally go back and would highly recommend this fantastic rental to anyone interested. Definite FIVE STARS!

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Wow! Thanks Mary

                                                          I hope our paths cross again

                                                          It was truly our pleasure to have you and your family



                                                          Harmony House was wonderful.

                                                          Linda P.Harbert

                                                          A perfect vacation house. Better that the pictures. Morning coffee on the patio, then a walk on the beach, afternoon swim in the heated pool, an evening walk on the beach to watch the sunset and cocktails at 'Pinchers'. Perfect!! Great location, you can walk to restaurants and shopping. This was our third year renting on Fort Myers Beach, we decided to get a bigger house even though it was just my husband and me. Well, since we had room we had family and friends stopping by to stay a few days on their way to somewhere else in Florida. We rented a pontoon one day at the marina behind the shopping center. We check out the bay and canals, then docked at the stat park for lunch and fishing. I highly recommend this adventure. The neighbors are friendly, we talked about their lovely garden. Dana was great, immediately responded to any question before we arrived and texted us to see if we needed anything during our stay. Even though, everything you need was already supplied. She also sent a lot of information on all types of activities.

                                                          We have been using VRBO for many years, but this was one of the best rental. I hope we will be able to rent again next year. Thanks Dana.

                                                          Wonderful house, very close to the beach

                                                          Tessa L.

                                                          We loved our stay at this house!

                                                          We love staying on Ibis street as it is a very short walk to get to the Fort Myers Beach from the house. You just walk less than 2 blocks and you are on the beach.

                                                          The pool is great and it is heated. We loved to sit around the pool and watch our kids swim all the time.

                                                          In the garage they have many pool toys/floaties available. They also have beach chairs, sand castle buckets and shovels so you are ready for the beach and you don't have to buy or pack your own stuff.

                                                          One of the best things about this house is that as you sit by the pool you can clearly see the canal and we saw Dolphins swimming in the canal twice during our one week stay! Super fun.

                                                          It is also on the south side of the street so that the pool area gets sun longer during the day.

                                                          We recommend staying at this house

                                                          Spring Break 2018

                                                          Emily V.

                                                          Our family of 5 loved staying at Harmony House! Everything was exactly as described and pictured. It was perfect for our needs, and we had everything we needed. We loved that it was a short walk to beach access, and that there was a beach wagon, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, and beach toys all for our use. That made it so much easier to travel. The beach was beautiful and was very wide. It had lots of space to play frisbee/football etc without bothering anyone. We also loved the pool/lanai area at the house, and the view of the canal right out the back door. Very relaxing and peaceful! I should also mention how clean the house was when we arrived. That is very important to me! I also appreciated the owner contacting me to make sure everything was going well. Overall, we had a great and memorable trip, much due to the fact we had such a great space to come back to everyday.

                                                          Owner's Response:


                                                          First of all thanks for choosing our house!

                                                          I really appreciate your sincere review

                                                          safe travels and remember you always have a place to come in Ft Myers Beach!



                                                          Great house for great vacation

                                                          Todd F.WA, USA

                                                          We loved the location and the house itself. We like staying on the south end of the island. We were able to walk to a few restaurants and Publix was nearby for groceries. The owner was great to deal with and the house was well stocked and clean when we arrived. The pool and patio was very nice and we spent a lot of time there, we even had manatees in the canal most days. We have been coming to Fort Myers Beech for a few years now, and this house was one of our favorites. Thanks!!

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Hey Todd

                                                          Thanks for the review - I appreciate each and every one of them. Its nice to know our hard work pays off with your happiness.

                                                          Safe Travels



                                                          South Island, Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA

                                                          30 minute ride to downtown Ft Myers/ Naples 30 min to RSW SouthWest Regional Airport Day trips to Sanibel and Captiva-30 minute

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