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Enjoy your own resort- Guest Cottage, Pool & Private Beach

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Casual elegance- Walk to water sport rentals & dining

Absolute Bliss! Soaring ceilings, beautiful light, breathtaking views and an open floor plan create a wonderful environment. This oversized property offers several outdoor areas and plenty of space to relax. The guest cottage is perfect for grandparents or those who want a little extra privacy. There are 4 bedrooms in the main house and the guest cottage has 1 additional bedroom with kitchenette. The entire property will be yours. The house is within walking distance to water sport rentals, dining and the trolley stop is across the street. Children will play for hours in our shallow end pool with fountain and sunbathers will love the tanning ledge. Everyone will enjoy watching spectacular sunsets from the deck which offers a gas grill and plenty of dining space. Our private sugar sand beach is large enough for family games and activities. There are 2 hammocks, plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas both beachfront and poolside, a fire pit to enjoy (not available during sea turtle nesting season) after sunset and tropical landscaping throughout. A beach wagon, beach tent, cooler and plenty of towels are provided. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood and a 15 minute walk south on the beach will take you to water sport rentals, beachfront dining with live entertainment as well as other restaurants and a movie theatre. A 5 minute walk north will take you to a sandbar that you can fish from. The local grocery store is only a 5 minute drive. 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. Every room has smart TV's with Netflix, new beds and linens. We also have a new stereo system with built in speakers and bluetooth capabilities to enjoy your own music. The kitchen 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. Sorry, no weddings or events. 10 people maximum. To see a video of the house please click the link or use Youtube- beachfront Bliss Fort Myers Beach, Fl. For more information about the area visit the website thebeaches of fortmyers&sanibel on line.

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

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
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Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

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 also live nearby and am always available.

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 quaint beach house this is it! Bliss is 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 stereo system with Bluetooth. Our zero edge pool with fountain is heated to 85 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 is perfect for families and has 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 sports and dining. 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 offers more than any other house on the island. 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.


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 perfectly situated on Fort Myers Beach where the sugar white sandy beach is widest in a quiet, residential neighborhood and within walking distance to beachfront dining and watersport rentals. We are located within a 15 minute walk on the beach to beachfront restaurants with entertainment, 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, outlet mall shopping, Naples and the Everglades are easily reached. Fort Myers Beach, also called Estero Island, is located on the Gulf of Mexico as 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.


Mid Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 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.
  • Any extra cleaning cleaning will be charged to you.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • 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
  • 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.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • 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
  • 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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Enjoy your own resort- Guest Cottage, Pool & Private Beach
average rating of 4.934066 based on 91 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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Amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Just came back from a week long vacation with another couple, both of us have 3 year old kids. It was an wonderful vacation. Super relaxing, since both the pool and the beach are right there, so no need to pack for the day. The weather was perfect. All the pool/beach toys were super useful. Everything about the house was convenient. The grocery store is a couple minutes away, as are the restaurants.

All in all it was a much more relaxing vacation than any all inclusive.

The only thing is the sand bugs, they are everywhere where there is sand and they will bite you day and night, so we did not spend a lot of time on the hammocks, because we were being eaten alive, even after spraying. Bring a lot of bug spray.

Otherwise a perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Beach House Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect vacation spot for those traveling with kids or those who enjoy having some space, peace & quiet on the beach. Very few people around. Walk out the back door and onto the beach. It doesn't get more oceanfront than this. We enjoyed the pool as well. The house is very comfortable, we didn't want for anything. Super close to Publix (grocery store). We have rented several beach homes (US, Caribbean, Central America) and Elisabeth was the most gracious, incredibly responsive and helpful owner that we have dealt with. She truly cares about your experience at her home.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the 2 bedrooms connected to baths, perfect for families of 4!

  • 5 of 5

Great house! Awesome pool! It was perfect😁

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was the perfect vacation rental for our family.

  • 5 of 5

We were here the last week of June 2017 and found this vacation rental perfect for our family that included six adults, and four children ages 10 to 13. The house was spotless on arrival and everything that it was advertised to be. Elisabeth, the owner, was attentive to our needs and truly was interested that we were having a good time. We especially liked the beach tent to protect us from the beach sun in the heat of the day. How can you beat that? Well... shelling was awesome, sunsets were spectacular, the birds funnier than imaginable, and resident dolphins cruised the beach daily. My wife and I have been to many beach locations all over the east coast and Florida gulf coast and this location and rental home is TOP SHELF! We hope to return sometime for another fabulous adventure.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Even though it literally rained the whole time , it was still worth every moment.

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to do it again!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you are a returning guest please let me know on your reservation request.
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. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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