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Dave Andrews

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Tranquility House Beachfront Estate, Spa & Pool (Email for Discounts to 50%)

21 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Florida South Central Gulf Coast House Rental Photos and Description

4 BR's + Den, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16), 8 pass Honda, Ferry Passes, Golf Car

INSTANT QUOTE IS NOT ALWAYS BEST PRICE! EMAIL FOR DETAILED QUOTE, SPECIALS and DISCOUNTS.

Greetings from Palm Island, Florida. Palm Island is one of the last bastions of the old Florida lifestyle. Quiet and laid-back, Palm Island is really three islands (Don Pedro, Knights and Palm) with a contiguous seven mile white sand beach on the west and harbors and inlets on the east.

Palm Island is separated from the mainland by Lemon Bay, but is served every 10 minutes by car ferry as well as water taxi and private craft. Traffic is minimal, requiring no lights or stop signs and one paved road. Although vehicles are used, most island transport is via golf cars.

Tranquility House is a four bedroom beach home completed in 2008. With approx. 3,500+ s.f. of living space under air and 7,000 s.f. total space, this property is ideal for gatherings of families, friends, weddings and special occasions.

Tranquility House sleeps 12-16 people. It has been designed for strength, beauty, energy efficiency, comfort and low maintenance.

If this sounds intriguing, call us today! For more pictures and details, click on our website link below.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Dave Andrews (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Dave Andrews

Diana and I grew up in Maine. We love Maine, but work kept us moving. We finished raising our family in Kansas City. But, we love the south Florida climate. After retiring in 2002, we expanded our property management business to include luxury vacation properties.

Dave Andrews purchased this house in 2009

Why Dave Andrews chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Tranqility House is a Fractional Ownership Property designed with a rental program. We developed this property on Palm Island as a new concept for south Florida. Palm Island is only 5 minutes from the mainland, but feels like stepping back in time.

What makes this house unique

Tranquility House is a high end Fractional Ownership property designed for participation in an exclusive exchange program. Guests benefit from a host of amenities and luxurious accomodations.

Reviews

4.4
based on 21 traveler reviews

Tranquility House Beachfront Estate, Spa & Pool (Email for Discounts to 50%)
average rating of 4.3809524 based on 21 reviews
1

Hard to please owners; countless charges & fine print

  • 1 of 5

The owners charge for every little thing on top of the nightly rate and taxes. Some of which are: every person that stays in the house is a separate additional charge, if kitchen items are not in the exact drawer and spot as they were at your arrival ( there are photographs of every drawer you are to follow), any bit of sand found in the house or golf cart . . and the list goes on. The cleaning fee is exorbitant, for example they said it took them 17 hours to clean the house, which took the price of the cleaning fee up a lot after we spent time organizing all of their things and doing the laundry. The house was very clean when we left.

We had 8 family members staying in the house and because they thought we had more than the allowed number of guests they went through all of their security cameras to see who had been there. We found it to be an invasion of privacy since a lot of living at a beach house takes place outside. We were charged hundreds of dollars for our father smoking cigars outside.

Finally, to get to the pool you have to take the ferry back onto the mainland which is also a lot of money. That was not clear in the description at the time we rented the house.

Palm Island is a great place to visit and we as Floridians we have vacationed there several times, but will never return to this property. They owners are too much like lawyers and not kind renters. There is way too much legality involved in your stay at Tranquility House. I highly do not recommend getting involved with these people.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try hard to ensure everyone enjoys their experience and wants to return. However, when customers deliberately try to cheat us, we enforce the contract and do not invite them to return. Tranquility House is rented based on occupancy. That is very clearly stated on VRBO and in our documents and communications. We provided a written quote, contract and cleaning estimate for 6 people. This party brought additional people. This became quite obvious when we started the clean. Because the party did some cleaning, the cost of the final clean was actually less than the quoted estimate, even with more people. We do not permit pets or smokers anywhere on this property. That is spelled out very clearly in numerous places. The penalty for violations are spelled out in big black letters. This party lied on their application. They would never have been allowed to rent if they had told the truth. It has been 2 weeks and I am still picking up nasty cigar butts. We provided these renters with 10 refundable ferry passes. They demanded more for free. At the end of their stay, they only used 9 and we refunded 1.
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5

Beach weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Tranquility House. The house is maintained immaculately, the beach is very private and safe. The deck is awesome, it offers a great view of the beach and opens up completely to the kitchen and great room. This house is perfect for a family vacation. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Paul, MN
5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week at Tranquility House! It was everything we expected and more! The home is lovely and filled with many comfortable spots to hang out. Everything you could possibly need is there! The house is very clean and well maintained and the owners were very responsive, before and during out stay. The beach is wonderful, not crowded at all, and great for children of all ages! A packed, sandy bottom made for fun swimming everyday! Dolphins swam by most days, too! A perfect getaway for those who truly want to 'get away and do nothing' - So relaxing!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin
5

Island paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family has stayed at Tranquility House for many years. We love the beauty and serenity of the island and this beautiful home. The beach is very private since a ferry needs to be crossed to get to the island. We feel our grandchildren are very safe on the beach while the adults in our family are watching them from the magnificent deck. Every amenity is provided and well maintained. The furnishings are of superior quality and the aqua tones of the sofa, chairs and walls reflect the beauty of the ocean. The interior is light and airy and very Floridian. Many happy memories were made in this house and we will continue to come as long as we can. Our family thinks of Tranquility House as their home away from home!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Island living at its finest

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property in a quiet serene island setting. If rest and relaxation with all the bells and whistles is what you're after, Tranquility House offers it all.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Glimpse Into Heaven

  • 5 of 5

The fact that the owners of this property are willing to share it with the rest of us is a gift. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to visit. If you can appreciate beautiful spaces and are willing to show this home the respect it deserves, you will have the perfect vacation. We were blessed with a week of spectacular weather, the sun was out, the sky was blue, the humidity was low, there was a constant gentle breeze, and the moon was full. It was this gorgeous rental property, Tranquility House, that allowed us to enjoy our perfect surroundings to the absolute utmost. I traveled with my husband from Toronto, meeting up with his parents and sister's family for Thanksgiving in Florida. It was an easy hour and a quarter to the ferry from the Fort Myers airport in a rental car. The ferry was no trouble at all, ensuring the privacy of the island. The grocery store on the mainland was close and convenient.

We were immediately impressed with the house. It was beautifully put together with large, functional, comfortable spaces. Even with 6 adults and 2 children there was always more than enough space, I could see even more people being easily accommodated. The high end finishes and lightning fast Wifi left me feeling completely whole. The kitchen provided all the necessary tools we needed to make the most delicious Thanksgiving dinner in addition to all our other meals. The cable TVs throughout the house allowed us to watch all the Football we wanted to, while the media room provided a private place to keep the noise out and in at the same time. The bedrooms were very comfortable and the views from every room of the house soul-soothing, doing dishes and post dinner clean-up with the breeze coming in the windows at the kitchen sink made this chore effortless.

The beach was distinctly exclusive, private, clean and endless. We engaged in running, walking, and swimming - literally to our hearts content. The sand was firm and easy to play on, it had a gradual grade going into the water. The water was clear, and calm with a perfect temperature. It was fun to look at all the different kinds of shells. One of my favorite things about Tranquility House was its proximity to nature. As soon as we arrived we were gifted with the abundance of wildlife abound - so many different beautiful birds to watch while the dolphins slowly swam by. Memories for a lifetime were made, thanks to Tranquility House for a perfect holiday :)

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Fort Myers
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rum Bay
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Palm Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lemon Bay
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rum Bay
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Beachfront on 7 mile beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Palm Island Ferry
Nearest Point of Interest
Cape Haze Marina
Car: necessary

Nearby Oyster Creek Regional Park includes skateboard park, swim facility and many other amenities.

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Rates & Availability

Cape Haze House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late July
Jul 9 2016 - Jul 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$800
From
$1,875
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,960
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early August
Jul 30 2016 - Aug 12 2016
3 night minimum stay
$730
From
$1,350
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,630
$11,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late August
Aug 13 2016 - Sep 2 2016
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,970
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$660
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,300
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,970
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$660
From
$1,200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,300
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$730
From
$1,275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,630
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$660
From
$1,200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,300
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$730
From
$1,275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,630
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
January
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,300
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
February
Feb 4 2017 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$660
From
$1,200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,300
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$860
From
$2,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,290
$13,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$730
From
$1,200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,630
$11,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$860
From
$2,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,290
$13,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Estimate $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cleaning is actual cost to return unit to arrival condition. Estimated in custom quotes. Excess will be refunded. Shortage will be deducted from deposit.
Tobacco Free Property Inside and Outside
Pet Free Property
Non-Smoker Property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

Florida South Central Gulf Coast House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , His and hers vanities
    Bunk Room Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    King Bath - toilet , shower
    Queen Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot and Cold Privacy Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , Bottom beds are doubles and tops are twins
    Master Suite - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Pack n play
    King Suite - 1 king
    Queen Suite - 1 queen
    A/V Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size plush queen sleeper sofa
  • King size beds (2) in 2 King Suites, Queen size Beds (2) in Queen Room plus A/V room Sleeper Sofa. A/V Room converts to bedroom with closet and full bath and lush queen mattress in sofa , Bunk Beds (2) Upper beds are twins with rails and lower beds are doubles. 1 pack n play. 2 full size twin aero beds which can be placed anywhere.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Cart
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Included
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
4-6 passenger club car, 8 passenger Honda Odyssey, 10 RT Ferry Passes, instant hot water to all baths, hot and cold outdoor shower.

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