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Tom Wiss

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

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

41 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Cape Coral Villa Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

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 HAVE JUST FINISHED A COMPLETE INTERIOR RENOVATION. NEW MASTER BATH INCLUDING FLOOR AND WALL TILE, TUB, VANITY, MASTER BEDROOM, WALK IN CLOSET, DINING ROOM, FORMAL LIVING ROOM, KITCHEN INCLUDING NEW CABINETS AND GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, NEW HARDWOOD FLOORS, NEW WALL TO WALL CARPET IN THE MASTER, NEW DOORS AND TRIM, FRESH PAINT, ETC.

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 four chairs, two stools at the kitchen access bar and a new stainless propane grill.

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, grapefruit, 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. There is a new park at the entrance of our canal from the Caloosahatchee River where you can launch a boat.

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, 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
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Tom Wiss (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Tom 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 Wiss purchased this villa in 2009

Why Tom Wiss chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

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.

Reviews

4.8
based on 41 traveler reviews

Beautiful renovated 3BR/2BA Sailboat Gulf Access Home - Heated Pool&Spa
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews
5

The Benchmark for Villa rental

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I booked Wisspering Palms to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary, and certainly had a wonderful time to remember.

The term "Home from Home " is often overused in reviews, but this time it fits the Villa perfectly.

The little touches, like the different room styles, the chess set, and the printer with paper, all added to feeling of a home rather than a sterile rental property.

The comforts are first class, beds, lounge and "Den" inside, the lanai with pool, loungers and most importantly the Hot Tub,which was excellent for the old back, outside.

Tom always felt approachable and friendly, from the booking, through to the minor question we had on arrival.

Tom Supplied a comprehensive list of instructions and local places to visit and eat.

This being our fourth holiday in Cape Coral, we could spend the days relaxing at the villa, watching the fish jump. the boats sailing on the canal and the wildlife, without the need to rush off and sight see, that said a couple of visits to Sanibel for the sunset is always required.

Thank you Tom for sharing your wonderful home with us and made our special occasion that bit more special.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ian and Catherine. Genie and I try real hard. We only wish we could be there full time. It's always great to have people from other countries stay at our house and thoroughly enjoy themselves.
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Phelan, Ca
5

Great vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented Tom & Genies house for a week so we could decide if we wanted to relocate to Florida.We absolutely loved the house and the location!The house had everything that you could possibly need for a comfortable stay!Very clean and well kept!The area was also great with all of the conveniences such as shopping,dining,rentals,etc. the neighbors were pretty quite,didn't see anyone outside much.A few really good places to eat were First Round Draft on Del Prado.

Cappone's Coal Fired Pizza in down town Fort Meyers was a trip.They were celebrating half way to Christmas and everyone was dressed for Christmas!!! Great pizza! And our favorite place to eat was Pinchers Crab Shack! Loved their seafood and 2 for 1 happy hr all day! We also rented a boat and tied it to the dock right at the house. I do want to warn you that we did go to paradise Boat Rentals the day after we arrived to rent a boat and they were really nice there but tricked us into renting a boat for $600 for one day! The guy there said without a reservation there were no boats anywhere to rent in cape coral and that we better rent one the day before we go home from them if we want to rent a boat. In a panic we gave him our credit card and after he ran the card he told us no refunds even if the weather was bad! We left and was driving and then we spotted The Boat House and thought we would stop in and they had plenty of boats!!! We ended up getting a nice boat for 2 days for $400 !!!! We really felt tricked and ripped off by Paradise Boat Rentals! And when we did go pick up the $600 boat from Paradise Boat it was bigger but old,the navigation didn't work,and every time another boat would speed past us big waves of water would pour into our boat making me panic!!! Not fun!I hope Tom doesn't recommend them to his guests anymore! But besides the boat experience everything else was great!!! And by the way we are moving to Cape Coral in April!!! Thanks Tom and Genie!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this house to be close to family that live in the area ,the house ended up being 2 minutes away from them. Perfect location, close to everything . Nice quiet subdivision . The neighbors were extremly friendly and helpful!We were given great directions, able to find easily. We had a couple hiccups on our end and the home owners went above and beyond to make sure we were able to have a great stay.The house was immaculate! Very clean ,plenty of linens,plenty of kitchen utensils . We used the new grill several times.The place has everything you could possibly want to use , dishwasher , laundry room , bikes , fishing equipment , beach toys, pool , hot tub, dock, cable.We had plans to sight see and go to amusement parks but loved the house so much that we ended up spending most of our time in the pool and fishing off the back dock. We did go to the beach every day and out to eat ( which one of the neighbors had made a couple suggestions which we we were glad we took ) if you have small children we suggest Cape Coral yacht club because of the close park . The kids loved ft.myers beach because of all the sand dollars and starfish they found . My husband and I liked sanibel island where we swam right beside dolphins.The home owners left a nice list of places they have went to and liked ,from restaurants to shopping.We recommend First round draft sports bar and grille . Families are welcome very nice staff great food right around the corner . We HIGHLY recommend this property! We can't wait to book this place again!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hopatcong, NJ
5

EXCELLENT VACATION HOME!

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely everything we were looking for AND MORE! Very easy to get to from Ft. Myers airport and located around just about everything you would need from shopping, restaurants and beaches. House was very clean and welcoming with fresh linens and towels. Use of pool and hot tub definitely hit the spot for some relaxation on our busy days. Everything in the house was easy to use and we did not have any questions. The use of the bikes was very enjoyable for trips around the lovely neighborhood. We will definitely be back to witness the awesome view and sunsets right from the lanai. Both Tom and Genie were very easy to work with and very helpful with any questions we had regarding our stay. Our vacation here was wonderful! Rich and Sharon

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon and Rich. We couldn't agree with your comments about the house and location. Maybe we'll get together down there sometime. Tom and Genie
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This house is like going from your home to another in Florida. It is so well furnished that I thought I was going back to my house. There is even a computer with a printer and even paper and blank CD roms. I have my own so I did not have to use Tom's, but it's there. The list Tom gives you of attractions, places to shop, bars, boat rentals and even a pawn shop are very helpful. There were more than enough linens and towels. I really did like the hot tub. As far as asking any questions, Tom would get back with you almost immediately. This is by far a great place to return to and I would like to. Thanks Tom and Genie for a great home away from home.

John and Sandy

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maryland
4

Relaxing vacation

  • 4 of 5

This home was a great location for us. We were visiting for a baseball tournament in the Fort Myers area. All games were conveniently located to this home. The home was well furnished and we were able to enjoy our time here. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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
4 Miles
Ariani's high end Italian- 8 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.

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Rates & Availability

Cape Coral Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Escape- June-September 2016
Jun 5 2016 - Oct 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$599
$1,999
 
 
Fabulous Fall 2016
Oct 2 2016 - Dec 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
$699
$2,499
 
 
Christmas/ New Years
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,999
 
 
January 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,499
$4,999
 
 
This is it! February- March 20
Jan 29 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,999
$6,999
 
 
Oh yes! Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,499
$4,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
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.

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Amenities

Cape Coral Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • 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
  • 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
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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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