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Beautiful renovated 3BR/2BA Sailboat Gulf Access Home - Heated Pool&Spa

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) NEW SALT WATER POOL SYSTEM

This is a very comfortable recently renovated single-family home on a direct Gulf access, sailboat-access canal that is less than 10 minutes to the Caloosahatchee River and less than 1/2 hour to the Gulf of Mexico.

We just installed a salt water system for the pool. No more chlorine!


The home features a master bedroom with a king sized bed, A new LED Smart tv, walk-in closet with a recently renovated private bath featuring a tub and shower. One guest bedroom has a king sized bed. The second guest bedroom has a new queen sized bed with a large walk-in closet. Across the hall from the second guest bedroom is a recently renovated bathroom with a large shower which is accessible to/from the screened in lanai/pool area for your convenience.

The NEW full service kitchen is bright and has a double window which fully opens (6') out to the lanai and outdoor dining area. IT FEATURES NEW CABINETS, NEW GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND TILE. It has a garbage disposal and flitered water dispenser, dishwasher as well as the usual appliances and a new stove and cooktop. The kitchen is open to the den and separated from it by an eat-in counter with two stools. The dining room off the kitchen has a wonderful view of the lanai, pool area and canal through double-opening, glass doors. It features a beautiful Travertine marble dining table for six.

The den is furnished with beautiful leather sofas, one full sized and big enough to sleep an adult and the other slightly smaller but very comfortable for two people. The entertainment center is in the den and has a NEW LED SMART TV with a DVD player and VHS player as well as a stereo with surround sound.

The dining room is directly off the kitchen with a large Travertine Marble table and six comfortable chairs all on a beautiful marble tiled floor.

The very large living room with new hardwood floors is a great room for entertaining with a matching overstuffed and extremely comfortable couch, love seat and chair with an ottoman. The elegant side tables are matching Travertine marble bases with glass tops. Some of the furniture is antique and very well maintained. Most of the artworks are originals or signed prints.

The laundry room is down a hallway separated by a pocket door from the den and has an entry to the garage and features a full-sized washer and dryer as well as many cabinets for storage. This is also the computer station with a printer. We also have upgraded the tv service and have 5G hi speed Wi-Fi.

The house has a two-car garage with off-street parking for two more cars in the driveway. There are many tools and a work bench area in the garage along with three bikes one of which has a child seat on the back of it.

The lanai/pool area is quite large with an oversized pool and features a six person spa as well as lounge chairs, chaise lounges, a glass topped table with six chairs with cushions, three stools at the kitchen access bar and a new stainless propane grill. All the screens on the screen house surrounding the lanai as well as all of the screen doors have just been replaced.

There is a path from the door of the screen structure that leads to the waterfront with more chairs and chaise lounges on another patio, a wooden dock area, a covered boat lift and jet ski lift. It even has a crab trap and there are fishing poles in the garage for your use. The landscaping is beautiful with many exotic plant varieties including bananas, lemons, limes and oranges and well as a small herb garden. You can catch your dinner, season it and make a daiquiri ... just add rum!

Great shopping and dining are close by. It is near the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve where you can hike and rent kayaks. Great for bird and wildlife watching. There is a new park at the entrance of our canal from the Caloosahatchee River where you can launch a boat, picnic and relax.

This part of Cape Coral is fun, unpretentious and friendly, and this is why we love it and think you will too.

Keywords: relaxing, easy, quiet, fun, water, pool, spa, hot tub, warm, close, beautiful, sunsets, beaches, swimming, boating, shelling, beach-combing.

Way too much to do and mention here, so just relax and enjoy it all!

More Details


Cape Coral Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bath - toilet , shower , Recently renovated, very spacious and bright
    Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Recently renovated- new tub, tile,vanity etc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Spacious with dressers, tables, chairs, tv & walkin closet
    Green guest bedroom - 1 king , Very comfortable with dresser & tables & large closet
    Yellow guest bedroom - 1 queen , New queen with tv, dresser, tables & walkin closet
  • King size beds (2) The king bed in the green room can be separated to make 2 twin beds. The king bed in the master bedroom has new linens. New queen size bed , Baby Cribs (1) This is a 'Pack and Play' stored in the yellow bedroom's walk in closet
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 5 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Very close to a free, city owned boat launch area, park, ecological preserve and shopping. Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island and Captiva Island and their beaches and islands are a short drive or boat ride away. This is a nice nieghborhood where we go bike riding on a regular basis and have wonderful nieghbors. The lots on both sides of the house are vacant giving you lots of room and privacy. There is a great farmer's market during the winter months in Cape Coral.


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Beautiful renovated 3BR/2BA Sailboat Gulf Access Home - Heated Pool&Spa
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 48 reviews

Perfect location !!!

  • 5 of 5

The home is wonderful. We cooked great meals in the kitchen which had everything you need to prepare a gourmet dinner. The pool and hot tub were the perfect tempature and we enjoyed them very much. Owners are very responsive and we give them a 5star rating as well. A wonderful vacation. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rockwall, Texas

I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The property is very comfortable and located near shopping areas and excellent restaurants.Any concerns one might have are speedily addressed and resolved by the owner. He also provides

extensive, helpful information on the area.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northumberland UK

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We felt really at home from the minute we stepped in the door. There was everything you could want & more - very well equipped. We enjoyed exploring the area & recharging our batteries by the fab pool. There were plenty of places to eat nearby or supermarkets if you wanted to self catering. We loved watching the iguanas basking on the dockside & the fish jump in the canal. The owners were very helpful & answered any questions promptly. Thank you for sharing your property with us.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home. Perfection.

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for a week and loved every second of it. Anything you need to feel at home was there. The house was beautiful, super clean, the sheets were so soft and the beds were very comfortable. Mr. Wiss was available any time. We enjoyed the ducks that came to hang out on the deck, and seeing the iguana family. Convient to stores and places to eat. We would definitely stay again. Thank you so much Mr. And Mrs. Wiss.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Corley and Tim. It is a great house and so quite and relaxing. We're glad you had a great time and you are welcomed back any time. Tom and Genie Wisspering Palms
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Best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

After just 3 days into our 2 month stay at Wisspering Palms we contacted Tom and Genie to reserve the house for next year. The house was perfect with everything you would need. Extremely quiet neighborhood for walks or runs. Then the pool...what a pool! Large enough to swim laps or just floating and enjoying the sun. Although beaches were close by, we spent our days bicycling looking for burrowing owls, enjoying the pool and watching the boats on the canal. We had fresh lemons, oranges and even bananas from the trees in the yard. The only negative part of our 2 month stay was when we had to leave to head home. We will miss the iguana family that lived in the yard. Tom suggested some restaurants and we found several others with outstanding food. We highly recommend Wisspering Palms. Thank you Tom and Genie for our best vacation ever! We look forward to our stay next year and hopefully many more to come.

Donna and Doug

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was beautiful. We enjoyed the pool and the hot tub. It was nice that it overlooked a canal as well. We had a great family vacation here!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tom and/or Genie Wiss
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Tom and/or Genie Wiss

We live on beautiful Lake Hopatcong in northwestern New Jersey and love the boating life including sailboat racing, antique wooden boats, canoeing and kayaking. Tom is a Landscape Architect and Genie is a Land Use Administrator. We have three grown daughters and one grandson and one granddaughter. We bought this home in the hope that we could use it more when we retire. The home is so comfortable and we feel our family will enjoy visiting us down here because there is something for EVERYONE here and everything is so convenient.

Tom and/or Genie Wiss purchased this villa in 2009

Why Tom and/or Genie Wiss chose Cape Coral

We thought the neighborhood was very friendly and safe. The canal ride to the river is short and is deep so you won't hit bottom and some of the canal is a park and undeveloped. There is a lot of shopping close by. The home is far enough away from the main drag so there is no traffic noise and the canal is quiet. A hospital is very close by. With no neighbors on the adjoining lots, outdoor space is ample and privacy ensured. We like that it is close to Fort Myers and the airport to pick up visitors. Also, Fort Meyers is a really neat town with upscale restaurants and lots of cultural events. The wonderful beaches of Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers Beach are only a short drive or boat ride away. The Cape Coral farmers market is a great place on Saturday mornings during the winter months.

What makes this villa unique

Warm temperatures, beautiful weather, a beautiful large pool, large spa, spectacular sunsets, great access to boating and sailing, convenient bargain shopping and great dining. Directly across and along the river are fabulous mansions we enjoy viewing from our boat. We drive to beaches both pristine and commercial, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, the Planetarium and Aquarium, miniature golf and Pine Island that reminded us of the British Virgin Islands. There is also the great fishing of Charlotte Harbor very nearby.


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
RSW 1/2 hour
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Anthony's on the Boulevard 5 min
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Key West Express, Ft Myers Beach 25 min
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Many in the area 10 min
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I 75 15 min
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Ariani's gourmet Italian- 5 min or Anthony's
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Cape Coral Yacht Club 10 min Sanibel 25 min
Car: recommended

Our beautiful recently renovated home is very close to Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, the bohemian Pine Island and Fort Myers Beach all of which are great day trips with wonderful scenery, great beaches, delicious restaurants, fishing from land or sea and some of the best beach combing in the United States. It is very close to shopping of all kinds yet far enouph away that there is no traffic and is extremely relaxing. Biking to the local park or the Ecological Preserve is another fun yet short trip. Rent a boat from the local boat livery and explore the canals, the Calosahachee River or go out to the Gulf or go Tarpon fishing in Pine Island Sound.

So much to do, but relaxing by the pool or in the spa or at the patio at the waterfront is what we hear the most from or guests.

Our Home- it's a great place to go.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rental is not confirmed until the deposit and signed contract have been received by the owners.

Damage Protection Insurance (if available) OR a refundable $500.00 damage security/deposit is applicable , but not both. Don't be confused by the quote. If in doubt, please email us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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