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Palm Harbor --Luxury Handicap Acc. Condo--Marina/Gulf View

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,565 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

You can enjoy 1565 square feet of luxury living in this two-bedroom, two-bathroom, sixth-floor condominium. Beautifully furnished and decorated. Southern exposure provides a light and airy feeling. Use the pocket door to close off the handicap accessible guest bedroom/bathroom to make a second master suite with queen-size bed. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, large walk-in closet, and door to the lanai. The master bathroom has a double sink vanity, soaking tub with shower, and a separate toilet room.

Enjoy your favorite TV program, ball game, or movie on DVD through the Bose Entertainment System and the 48-inch Samsung flat screen Smart HDTV and DVR. We have Amazon Prime, SiriusXM radio and all the other internet sites that are available like Pandora, etc.

Wireless internet is also provided.

The 140-sq.ft. screened lanai overlooks Fish Tale Marina with views of the Gulf and sunset.

Within a block is Santini Plaza which offers several restaurants, a bank, liquor store, hardware store, clothing stores, a deli, ice cream parlor, etc. There is an CVS Pharmacy on the corner and across Estero Boulevard is a 7-11 convenience store with gas pumps. Fish Tale Marina rents boats, boat slips, dry stack, and has an Eco Tour and charter fishing available among other boating supplies and activities. Crazy Woman Kayak rentals and tours are located in Fish Tale Marina as well.

This unit was built in 2000. It boasts over nine-foot high ceilings. All the appliances and amenities are first quality, from the full-sized washer and dryer, side-by-side refrigerator with water and ice in the door, corian counter tops, to the glass-top electric range. All TVs are connected to cable, including HBO. Both bedrooms have Smart TV's also.

There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms as well as the kitchen, great room and lanai.

The pool is temperature controlled for year around comfort. There is a refrigerator and microwave in the cabana building. The spa and barbecue area complete the pool area. Tennis facilities are on the grounds.

Situated on the quieter south end of the island this condo is a short drive or trolley ride to the north end of the island where you can enjoy many restaurants, clubs and various other tourist activities.

Keywords: Condominium

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South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1565 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , There is no threshold going into the handicap shower.
  • Master bathroom has a double sink vanity. Guest bathroom has a pedestal sink which makes it more accessible for a wheel chair.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
HD 48" TV with DVR Bose DVD Home Entertainment System and CD Player Blu Ray player for HD movies All TV's are Samsung HD Smart TV's


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Palm Harbor --Luxury Handicap Acc. Condo--Marina/Gulf View
average rating of 4.928571 based on 17 reviews

An exceptionally beautiful and comfortable condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband I stayed in Palm Harbor Club 602E from December 23 to 30, 2017. This is an exceptionally beautiful and comfortable condo. The unit is spick and span due to the fact that Tom and Jan manage and clean it themselves. What a difference this makes as compared to condos that are managed by a property management company and cleaned by a contractor!

The entrances to both Palm Harbor Club buildings are very secure. We never heard a noise from other units. Residents are unfailingly friendly and helpful. We enjoyed light and bright mornings and afternoons in the condo, as well as a beautiful view of Fish Tale Marina from the den and lanai. The pool is large and beautifully maintained. The location of Palm Harbor Club, approximately mid island, is perfect for access from either Fort Myers or Bonita Springs. In addition, 7-11 sits just across Estero Blvd. and CVS right on an adjacent corner. Santini Plaza, just next door to the south, offers many good dining options. The condo is so well stocked with cookware, dishware, glassware and silverware, though, that eating in is easy-peasy. Beds are comfortable and all linens are in great shape. You will not want for bath towels and beach towels in 602E. This unit is the only one my husband and I have ever stayed where the washer and dryer are in perfect working order and run quietly.

For beachgoers, the beach across Estero Blvd. is not overly deep and so does not require such a walk as is the case with the complexes that sit on the south tip of the island. For those who want to sample multiple beaches, there are many options where parking is not hard to find. If traffic is normal, Lover's Key State Park is but a five minute drive from Palm Harbor Club.

In addition to the modern and lovely décor, guests will appreciate the very thoughtful touches that Tom and Jan have provided: an umbrella in case of a rainy day; a small flashlight in case of emergency; motion sensor night lights (SO helpful when a new guest is acclimating to the condo); and a land line for free domestic calls (for gosh sakes!). I should also mention the in-home entertainment options. They're terrific!

If you are considering renting this condo, please know that 602E is just exactly as described and pictured. There are no surprises. I have been a travel agency owner for 40 years, always look out for clients, and would not consider misrepresenting in any review.

Thank you, Tom and Jan, for a wonderful Christmas stay. We appreciate you!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this great review. We are proud to have an exceptional rental condo and are constantly trying to maintain and improve it.
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The Search is Over!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing, as the other review state working with the owner is a true delight, communication is outstanding as well as the condo.

We have been coming to FMB for over 20 years, renting homes and condos. This condo is by far blows all others away.

The condo is beautifully decorated and extremely clean, but the views were truly appreciated.

Even though the weather didn't cooperate it was the most relaxing trip in many year just sitting on the lani over looking the marina was such a calming atmosphere.

Instead of going to the beach due to the cold front Lover Keys has excellent walking trail ,and beaches.

We know our search is over, and we looking forward to returning to Tom's condo for many more years.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in wonderful condo

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed a number of different places on the Gulf, but this was definitely the best. Everything is beautifully decorated, immaculate , well-equipped, and organized. The view is fantastic. There are a nice variety of restaurants/bars within walking distance. Tom & Jan are great to work with. I hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful 2 month Stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented the condo from mid January to mid March and were very happy with our stay, This was by far the best condo of our rentals over the last 4 years in Ft. Myers Beach as it was beautifully furnished, extremely well equipped, very comfortable, and in an excellent location. The beach, shops, and restaurants were all within walking distance. The view of the marina provided unlimited entertainment. The pool area with hot tub and BBQ facilities added to the enjoyment of a long stay. The owner, Tom, was easily accessible for any small issues that needed to be addressed. We would highly recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Harbor

  • 5 of 5

One of the nicest condos we have ever stayed in, communication with Tom & Jan (owners) was fantastic, the condo was clean, great location and the harbor view from the lanai (could also see the gulf) was very relaxing. All appliances worked and all tenants in the condo association were very friendly and helpful especially at the large heated pool and hot tub. We would highly recommend this condo for anyone looking for a relaxed and stress free vacation in a first class location and well appointed condo.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Two Weeks!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks in Tom's condo. The location was perfect for us. Walking to many stores and resteraunts is one of the reasons we loved the location. 5 minutes you can be on the beach! His condo had all we needed for our stay. We did not want for anything. It was exactly what he had advertised. The Internet was not working properly and he came down the next day and put in a new router and we were up and running. He was very accommodating and wanting to make sure we had all we needed for a perfect vacation. Overlooking the marina makes for lots to watch on the beautiful lanai including the Dolphins we saw on 2 occasions. Pat and Gary Becker Hartville Ohio

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tom Mertz
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018

Why Tom Mertz chose South Island

Jan and I are boaters and we love observing the marina activities during the day and it is so quiet at night. We also love the convenience of all the shops, restaurants and bars withing walking distance.

Our buildings were completed in 2000 and are newer than most of the other buildings on Fort Myers Beach. The owners association has done a wonderful job of maintaining and improving the property.

What makes this condo unique

We love the Fish House Restaurant right next door. We enjoy the 86 degree pool water all year long, surprisingly, it has to be cooled in the summer. We also enjoy the hot tub.

Sometimes we can see dolphin and manatees right from the condo.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the use of your condo. It is a beautiflu place with a wonderful location and terrific decorating. We had a wonderful time and very much appreciated the use of your Florida home. Tom & Kris
Aug 2007
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Car: recommended

Beach Access, Kayak, Paddle board and Boat Rental, Boat Slip Rental, Charter Fishing both back bay and off shore




Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.