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Your own luxury resort- main house, guest cottage, private pool & private beach

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Casually Elegant and Luxurious. Walk to Water Sports, Restaurants & Movies

Absolute Bliss! Soaring ceilings, breathtaking views and a wide open floor plan. Freshly painted and continuously refreshed with new furniture, appliances, beds, linens, pillows, and heavy towels. We have high speed internet, smart TV's with Netflix, a fully furnished kitchen, built in Stereo with Bluetooth and lots of extras. Guests will have plenty of space to relax and a choice of several outdoor areas that allow the group to spread out. The guest cottage is perfect for grandparents or those who want a little extra privacy. There are 4 bedrooms in the main house and 1 additional bedroom in the guest cottage with kitchenette. The entire property will be yours. We are within walking distance to water sport rentals, dining and movies. No need to use your car as the island trolley stop is across the street. Our pool is heated to 86 degrees and children will play for hours in our shallow end with fountain and sunbathers love our zero edge. Everyone will enjoy watching spectacular sunsets from the deck with a new gas grill and plenty of dining space. Our private sugar sand beach is large enough for family games and activities. We have a few games including the favorite Corn Hole, 2 hammocks, plenty of lounge chairs, a large sun tent, umbrellas both beachfront and poolside, beach wagon, ice cooler, plenty of towels, a fire pit (not available during sea turtle nesting season) and tropical landscaping throughout. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood where the beach is the widest on the island we are within a 15 minute walk to water sport rentals, a sand bar you can fish from, dining with live entertainment and a movie theatre. The local grocery store is only a 5 minute drive which will offer everything you will need. The main house offers a split floor plan with two bedrooms on each side of the house (queen and 2 twins) with connecting Jack and Jill bathrooms. The guest cottage has a king bed and shower bath tub for little ones. Every room has new smart TV's with free Netflix. We also have a new stereo system with built in speakers and bluetooth capabilities to enjoy your own music. The kitchen has all new appliances and is fully equipped with pizza pans and a crockpot to save you cooking time. There are several activities to choose such as parasailing, kayaking, eco-tours on wave runners, dolphin tours, sunset cruises and boat rentals. Other options include day trips to Sanibel and Captiva Island, Naples and outlet shopping. No weddings or events of any kind and 10 people maximum. To see a video of the house please click the video link or use Youtube- Beachfront Bliss Fort Myers Beach, Fl. For more information about the area visit the website thebeachesoffortmyers&sanibel (sorry Home Away will not allow any web site information on their site)

Special Events include:

-ArtWalk the first Friday of each month in the historic River District in Fort Myers on First Street 10am-5pm

-Songwriter Island Hopper Festival Sept 29- Oct 1

-The Pirate Festival Oct 6-8

-Sand Sculpting Championship Nov 17-26 Outrigger Resort Fort Myers Beach (walking distance from house)

-Christmas Boat Parade Dec 2

-New Year Eve Fireworks Dec 31

-Bonita Springs National Art Festival Jan 13-14, Feb 10-11, March 3-4 Riverside Park on Reynolds St 10 am-5 pm

-Naples International Art Fest Jan 20-21 Fleishman Park across from the Coastland Mall 10am-5pm

-Art Fest Fort Myers February 3-4 Historic Riverfront District Edwards Drive and Henry St 10am-5 pm

Shrimp Festival Parade March 10

St Patricks Day Parade March 17

Taste of the Beach May 6

4th of July Parade and Fireworks

Spring training for the Red Sox and Minnesota Twins

Be careful when booking and only use this platform to avoid scams.I will never ask renters to wire money or e mail you offering a special price. I am confident you will love this house as we do! It is truly one of a kind! For your own protection never wire money or book outside of Home Away/VRBO.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
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 17, 2018

About Elisabeth

I am delighted to offer my home to families to enjoy quality time and create lasting memories. It has been a pleasure to host so many wonderful people from all over the world. I live nearby and am always available. Please be careful of scams and do not book this home outside of Home Away/VRBO or book through anyone other than me. Never wire money to anyone.

Elisabeth purchased this house in 2006

Why Elisabeth chose Mid Island

Enjoy your own luxury resort. If you are looking for a casual and luxurious historical beach house this is it! Bliss is on an oversized property located directly on a sugar sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico where the beach is the widest on the island. This house offers a remodeled kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, new large washer and dryer, new mattresses, smart TV's with Netflix and built in stereo system with Bluetooth. Our zero edge pool with fountain is heated to 87 degrees is a perfect place for kids to play and sunbathers to enjoy. There are 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The layout of the house offers 2 bedrooms on each side of the house connecting to Jack and Jill bathrooms. For grandparents or those wanting extra privacy we have a separate guest cottage with king bed, refrigerator, microwave coffee maker and sink. We are located in a residential area and sit on an extra large property with plenty of outdoor areas to choose from. We are within walking distance to water sport rentals, restaurants and a movie theatre. See our Youtube video at Beachfront Bliss Fort Myers Beach. This is a special house and I am confident you will love it.

What makes this house unique

This unusual property has it all. With soaring ceilings, fabulous light, an open floor plan and breathtaking views from the house and deck, this house is sure to please. It is beautifully decorated and has a private beach, heated swimming pool and separate guest cottage. A great family compound with the comforts of home.


Mid Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • House must be taken care of as your own and left in the same condition as upon arrival. Damages must be reported within 24 hours of arrival.
  • Departure Instructions must be followed or extra charges are incurred.
  • Any extra cleaning will be charged to you.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , 2 outdoor showers are located beach and poolside.
  • 2 Showers in main house and a bathtub/shower combination in the guest house. 2 outside showers beachfront and poolside.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Guest Cottage
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main House
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main House
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Main House
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Main House
  • The main house offers a split floor plan which provides 1 queen and 2 twins on opposite sides of the house. 2 bathrooms are located on each side. A separate guest cottage is included and offers a king bed, full bathroom, sitting area and kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave, sink and coffee maker. Maximum occupancy is 10.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
This home also has a large private beach perfect for beach games such as soccer, badminton & horseshoes.


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Your own luxury resort- main house, guest cottage, private pool & private beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 96 reviews

Best on the beach !

  • 5 of 5

This well kept property had all 4 of our "must haves," those being beachfront, private pool, separate guest cottage, and a bathtub ! We have been here two times, and are planning to come a third time. Elisabeth will attend to your every need. Stay here and you will never regret your decision.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so thrilled that you enjoyed the house and your vacation. Your family is wonderful and I feel fortunate to provide you with wonderful times! I am looking forward to welcoming you back!
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I would highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Could not have had a better experience. Elisabeth was so accommodating and quick to help with anything we needed. We will certainly be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dryden, Ontario Canada

Absolutely fantastic property! Very well maintained, pristine property in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week long, 3 generation, family vacation and it was perfect!

The house is very well maintained and so clean, we felt at home right away. The location was better than we had dared hope for and the host Elizabeth is wonderful.

Elizabeth met us at the house for check in and showed us around the property. She gave great advice for shopping and activities, and checked in with us once through the week and again at checkout. It was very nice to know that we could reach her for assistance if need be, but she has done such a great job with the property there were no concerns through the week.

The house itself was in perfect condition with every detail so well thought out. The beds were all very comfortable with lovely linens. Each bathroom was pristine with all plumbing in perfect working order. The furniture was all in great condition and very practical.

The little ones of our family, aged 3 and 5 years old absolutely loved it! The pool is perfect for very young children and adults alike. It is well fenced and had an extra padlock in addition to the latching gate. We never had a worry of the children getting into the area unsupervised.

Because the property is on the beach, we did have some concerns beforehand of the water being too accessible and a hazard to the children. We had no need to worry. The vegetation surrounding the private beach of the house itself made it very clear where "our" play yard was. We had so much fun in the, catch, kite flying and of course a camp fire around the beautiful fire pit. It was just fantastic! And of course when we did want to go to the actual beach, it was just a short walk loading up the vehicle with supplies and driving for an hour, just load the little wagon that is provided and walk 2 minutes!

The deck is very spacious - we never felt crowded even when all 8 of our group were there. The grill was large and in great condition and well out of the way of traffic.

Being right on Estero Blvd. we had concerns about traffic noise and general busyness but we felt oblivious to it for our entire holiday.

If this house can accommodate the size of your group, and your desired date is available, DON'T HESITATE....BOOK NOW! You will not be disappointed!

Thanks again to Elizabeth for being a wonderful host and for the care she has taken with her property. Absolutely Beautiful!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cape Coral, Fl


  • 5 of 5

Would do again.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Six adults and three toddlers from the frigid north fully enjoyed the stay here! The home was fully furnished and the pool was great with many toys. The private beach was also very nice as were the bottles of wine and boxes of candy provided to us. The kitchen had everything we could have wanted and having the lovely laundry facilities were great! Having a separate guest cottage was an asset to us as a little get away spot as well. The hostess was very friendly, helpful and concerned that our vacation went well. We could not have asked for a better week at Christmas time together.

We very seldom consider going to the same place twice but we may now change our minds.

Thank You!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely incredible!

  • 5 of 5

Great property! On the beach close to shopping! Elisabeth is great!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad you had a great experience and I hope to welcome you back soon!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Regional Southwest Florida Airport - RSW
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Walking Distance
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Old Corkscrew Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Walk to beachfront dining, bars & live music
Nearest Beach
Directly on the beach
Car: recommended

This oversized property is directly on the beach where the sugar white sand is the widest on the island and in a quiet residential neighborhood. It is within walking distance to beachfront dining and water sport rentals including jet skis, kayaks, paddle boards, parasailing and guided manatee and dolphin tours in the stunning estuaries of Estero Bay. The beach is 3 1/2 miles in either direction and great for walks, running and shell collecting. Day trips to Sanibel and Captiva, Miromar Outlet Mall, Naples and the Everglades are easily reached. Fort Myers Beach, also called Estero Island, is located on the Gulf of Mexico and is West of Fort Myers Florida (RSW Airport), South of Sanibel and Captiva Islands, North of Naples & Bonita Springs and West of Estero and Gulf Coast University.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you are a returning guest please let me know on your reservation request. Never pay for any listing by wire transfer for my home as well as any other.
Cancellation policy: I try to work with all my guests. If cancelled prior to 90 days in advance and I am able to rebook at the same rate your deposit will be fully refunded. However, if the rate must be lowered in order to rebook you will receive that amount as a refund. If it is not possible to rebook your deposit will not be returned. Something to consider is the trip insurance offered though Home Away for an additional fee. The company is CSA and can be reached at The number is 800-349-8218. As with all insurance policies there are a number of terms and conditions and I highly recommend contacting them before purchasing the policy to be certain it is worthwhile. Check in time is 4PM. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.I live nearby and am always available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund