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Manatees at the Dock! Amazing Views! Heated Salt Water Pool

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 bedrooms + convertible bed(s), 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Live the dream of this coastal décor vacation home with an UNBEATABLE VIEW from every room!

Spend your days relaxing on the lanai, swimming in the heated pool, biking, walking in a beautiful neighborhood and fishing or boating from your own large, private dock. Watch dolphins, rays, fish and the resident manatee play in the 250 foot wide canal from the comfort of your lawn chair.

The perfect day doesn’t end there--- enjoy the evening sunset while cooking a steak on the gas grill and sipping your favorite beverage. Then, take an after dinner swim under the moonlight in our heated pool.

Once inside, you’ll find very spacious, light-filled rooms with panoramic views of the water from almost every room. You'll love the entire wall of sliding doors leading to the screened lanai and the sliders from the master bedroom to the pool.

The layout is perfect for one couple, families or friends traveling together. The master suite is on one side of the home, one guest room is on the opposite side of the house and the third bedroom is on the other side of the home with the living room, dining room and kitchen in between. Privacy for all!

The master bedroom suite is HUGE, almost 300 square feet and features a king size bed, bathroom, 2 closets, (one a walk in) and a 110 square foot private sitting area. There are 2 guest rooms which can be set up with a king bed in each or 2 twins in each room. Use the queen pull out couch and additional air mattress and you can comfortably sleep 10.

The home is fully furnished with all the amenities you need for a relaxing vacation. Linens, towels, beach towels, laundry soap, bath soap, dish detergent, fishing poles, cooler, gas grill,bikes, kayaks etc, etc. This is truly a home away from home.

It’s a quick boat or car ride to Sanibel or Captiva and the Gulf of Mexico with lots of fun park and restaurant stops in between.

Don’t miss out on staying in the vacation home with the spectacular view!

Ask owner about rental boats.

We accept payments made by mailed check or e-check through VRBO/Homeaway (free) , credit card ( 2.9% fee for US cards and 4.9% fee international cards, fees will be deducted from security deposit )

More Details

Property Manager
Sue Larson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, other languages by google translate
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

Amenities

Cape Coral House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 sofa beds
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be set up as a king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) Master always has king bed, One of the guestrooms can be set up as 2 twins or 1 king, (2) Queen sleep sofa, crib for infants
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

Manatees at the Dock! Amazing Views! Heated Salt Water Pool
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 60 reviews
5

We had an amazing week at this property

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at this beautiful home. We had the best time!! The kids loved playing in the pool and I loved relaxing on the dock. The pool heater works well and easily kept the pool around 88 degrees for the week we were there (for an extra charge). The view is amazing!!!! We saw dolphins almost everyday from the dock, unfortunately we didn't see any manatees. We also had a duck family with four babies, which were fun to see everyday. The house was very comfortable and perfect for our family of 5. Although it is not a high end rental, I feel like it is a very good value. We enjoyed using the bikes and kayaks everyday and they were all in good condition. Also, the area is excellent for long morning walks. I loved seeing all the owls in the neighborhood!! The house provides everything you could possibly need. We were very sad when our vacation came to an end...we truly loved it here!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!!!! Have kids? Group? Bringing mom? Stay here.

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing and is in the perfect location. Whether you are looking for more action in Fort Meyers or the quietness of sanibel and captiva-- this is the perfect spot for you! The house is awesome. The open concept was lovely especially with the view to the canal. There were dolphins playing outside every am. The area has a lot of good local restaurants, grocery stores and even an outlet mall. The neighborhood is quiet and the one neighbor I did chat with was very kind. We enjoyed taking the kayaks down the channel. I have 4 kiddos ages 14-7 and they all kept asking "can we live here!?" The kitchen is very well equipped. There is a cooler, beach chairs, sand toys and an umbrella for your beach outings. There is a grill outside with a lovely place to sit and eat. It's decorated so perfect. Nautical theme. Light and airy. Beds were comfortable. Clean. I loved that there was a dishwasher as well as a washer and dryer-- that is always a welcome addition. Lovely selection of books to read as well. The layout of the house was wonderful for a family with little kids and would be great for families traveling together as well. Even the water pressure in the shower was great! No complaints. I have already told several of my friends about this property and we will be back. I am plotting an extended girls weekend. We love this area so much. It was our first time here and it couldn't have been better. Sue was responsive before rental as well in regards to some questions I had about the property. Our first time renting with homeaway-- amazing experience and I will use it again!! Such a great value for the price.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location at the end of a wide canal with quick access to the river, superb management.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this home. It is in a great location. The owner recommended a boat rental service who offers a discount to her customers, which was super. The house is well appointed with plenty of kitchen supplies, extra pillows, blankets, etc. It was a clean and welcoming place to call home while we were on vacation. From the beginning booking to the final security deposit refund, all aspects of management are handled professionally and promptly. A first-rate rental!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Spring Break

  • 4 of 5

Property was perfect for our family vacation. House was very well stocked with everything you need. Access to the river was a very quick ride out of the channel. Rented a boat for 3 days and docked at house. The layout of the house worked well for the family and the dog. The home is close to many restaurants and services in town.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA
4

Great Location In Cape Coral

  • 4 of 5

The house and property are perfect for couples or a family. The pool area and dock/deck are amazing. The view of the wide canal is great in the morning when I like my quiet "me" time. Of all the houses I have rented this one was the most stocked with everyday needs. The fenced yard was great for our dog who loved chasing the many lizards. The lanai has a doggy door which our dog learned to use after several days. The only negative is the location of the 2nd bathroom in relation to the 3rd bedroom - it all the way across the house.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweden
5

Absolutely great!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of six (kids from 8 to 19 years old) and we stayed for 9 nights over Christmas and New Year.

When we entered the house we were completely blowed away by the amazing view:-) Wonderful pool with the channel and the private dock in the background.

The house was clean and equipped with everything you need. We had wonderful evenings with barbecue and swimming in the warm pool. We chose to turn up the temperature to 92 degrees F, and it cost us no more than about $ 10 extra per day! We were well informed about what the estimated additional cost would be and that it was in! And we really enjoyed having the pool so hot.

Breakfast on the dock was the obvious choice every morning :-)

We also took the opportunity to paddle a bit in the kayaks available in the garage and it is highly recommended!

Unfortunately we did not see any manatee, but the last few days, we had a couple of dolphins playing in the canal a bit out from the dock :-)

We can only highly recommend renting this house and the service that Sue and Jim (on location) offered, was nothing but first class!

Fam Esplund, Sweden

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Cape Coral House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
OFF PEAK
Apr 22 2017 - Dec 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
$121
$875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
CHRISTMAS 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
JAN 2018
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
PEAK 2018
Jan 20 2018 - Apr 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Stays shorter than a week subject to a higher daily rate. Electric allowance of $35 per week, any overages to be deducted from the $500 security deposit at $.12 per KWH as verified by the electric company

You can make a payment either with:

1. E-check through VRBO (free of charge, recommended but only available for US customers) E-check payment online through VRBO is secure, and when I refund your deposit after your stay, it will go right back to your checking account.

2. Credit card (which carries service charge by credit card company and will be passed on to you). Charges from cards issued in the United States carry a 2.9% fee and all international payments carry a 4.9% fee

3. Mailed check to my Minnesota address

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