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Dog Friendly Waterfront Home on Lagoon with Heated Pool,Gazebo

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Watch dolphins and manatee play in your back yard. Beautiful professionally decorated home nestled on a private Lagoon! Large ceramic tile floors in main area and bamboo wood floors in both bedrooms. Queen Sofa bed in Sunroom for additional sleeping. Large fenced in yard with pool just 6 feet from the water. Separate fenced in yard for dogs with no access to water. Well preserved and quiet neighborhood on south end of island. This is the most desireable location on the island. Easy access on and off the island. Stay here once and you'll never want to go anywhere else. This is not your average rental proerty.

Bring your boat or just relax on the dock watching the wildlife. There is room to dock a boat too and it's just 2 minutes to get to the gulf by boat. There's activities nearby to satisfy everyone. The beach is 2 blocks away and the sunsets are amazing. If you love going to the beach, shelling, fishing and boating this is the place for you. I am a local owner living just minutes away to assure you satisfaction. You won't be disappointed. Please email me with any questions or concerns. References availbale from current and past guests. This is my little piece of paradise I'd like to share with you.

For dog Lover's and those that have children there is also a fenced in area on the outside patio in addtion to the fenced in yard so access to the pool area and gazebo is protected by a 3' fence as well. Perfect for your pet to be outside and your own piece if mind. Smoking is allowed on the outside premises. There are 2 sets of tables and chairs, one on the outside patio and one in the gazebo. Also two chaise lounges are by the pool. Swimming pool has a heat pump so it's always warm, not solar... There is a gas grill, beach chairs, umbrella, beach wagon, 4 bikes and pool floaties. There are also 2 kayaks on property that can be launced from the back yard. Pool is heated by a heat pump and not solar! It's nice and hot when you want it warm.

Sheets and quilts are washed after each rental by owner so they're always fresh .

Check In: 3PM

Check Out: 11AM

Keywords: WATERFRONT,beach,luxurious, cottage, tile floors, Pet Friendly. Private Dock, Fishing, Manatee & Dolphins , internet & cable included

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About Tedd

I have lived in Florida since 1986. Originally from Pennsylvania. I live one block away on this beautiful Lagoon. I'm an interior designer and own a local furniture store since 1988. If you're looking for a peaceful vacation home that is very clean and nicely furnished look no further.

Tedd purchased this house in 2006

Why Tedd chose Fort Myers Beach

I purchased this home originally to have my mother a little closer when the time arises. Family is important to me so until it is needed I decided to make it a rental. I furnished it well to make her comfortable.

What makes this house unique

Watching the dolphins play in the back yard is the best. Some days they put on a show like you were at sea world. Most days they come into the lagoon to feed along the seawall and I've actually seen them jump completly out of the water. They also like to play with their food so don't be suprised to see them throwing fish in the air a few times before they have their meal. There are also no shortages of manatee that pass by as well. I am truely blessed to live here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful place! Your home is so clean and inviting- we had a wonderful stay. Watched the dolphins and manatee play in the back and spent many hours fishing and walking to the beach. Thanks Tedd for opening your home to us- we will be back!!!
Jul 2011
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

Dog Friendly Waterfront Home on Lagoon with Heated Pool,Gazebo
average rating of 4.983333 based on 63 reviews

Wonderful, pet-friendly home at the southern end of Ft. Myers Beach, FL!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, relaxing vacation in this delightful Lagoon home at the southern end of Ft. Myers Beach. Except for food, this house has every amenity you would need. The house is pet-friendly so we brought our 2 small dogs. They loved looking out the windows in the Florida room, in addition to watching the fish jumping and the dolphins playing while sitting by the pool in the yard. The house is located in a lovely, quiet neighborhood, and while out walking the dogs, we found the neighbors to be more friendly than even those in our own neighborhood back home! Access to a private beach on the Gulf is a short walk but if you need to drive because of bringing chairs, etc., there's plenty of beach parking in the area.

We met the owner, Tedd, during our stay. He is a sweetheart and will bend over backwards to make sure your stay is enjoyable. He lives in the same neighborhood and is available to help if you need anything.

This was our first experience renting a home rather than staying in a hotel. Unless we're just going somewhere for a long weekend, we'll definitely do this again. And if it's to the Ft. Myers Beach area, we'll absolutely book Tedd's house!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great vacation house

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as advertised

Clean, comfortable, every convenience,grill, dock, pool

Very nice and Ted's is very helpful and pleasant

We will be back next year

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tamarac, FL

Second time that I didn't want to leave! :)

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we rent this house, as we spent such a wonderful time the first time. We had a BIG surprise when we found out that it was better than it was the first time, because the couch in the living room was upgraded and the new couch was even comfier than the previous one! As last time, the house was equipped with anything we may want. Tedd (the owner) was always available for questions and we spent a great week. Because the house has a dock, once again my husband rented a boat and he enjoyed going fishing everyday. Friends visited during the weekends and with the second room there was space for everyone. I spent birthday # 49 and # 50 in this house and I am tempted to reserve it for the same dates for the next 5 years. No matter how stressed you are when you arrive, the house, the location, the local fauna and the view, takes all stress away. Even our dogs had a great time, chasing each other outside and chilling inside with us! We saw dolphins, manatees and this time we had a huge iguana visiting each afternoon (nicknamed Godzilla) that accepts lettuce for dinner if you do not get too close to her/him (?). Would recommend this house in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location and setting for a great vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house exceeded the pictures posted online. There was an incredible view from inside the house as well as from the pool deck, gazebo and the dock. It really met all of our needs and wants, which was to be waterfront, have a swimming pool, as well as outdoor areas to relax. Having the kayaks right outside was really a treat and we were able to come and go as we pleased. We saw a manatee, many schools of fish, tarpon and sheep'shead right next to the dock. And several times throughout the week we saw a family of dolphins swimming right in front of us. It was amazing. The location was in a quiet residential area just minutes from the beaches (little hickory is great for elderly parents). Publix is right down the road and there are excellent restaurants all within 10 minutes of the house. We had (4) adults and were very comfortable. I definitely would recommend this for families and older adults, and pets!! Thank you, Tedd, for sharing your wonderful home with us. We will contact you again!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The description for this waterfront home does not do it justice. I think it would have been better stated as "Paradise Awaits". The home is immaculate, the view is spectacular and everything and more is included. The pictures as shown are exactly how it looks, its absolutely breathtaking. My husband and I just spent 2 weeks here and we never wanted to go back to reality. Tedd the owner is only minutes away should you need something. Thank you Tedd for allowing us to share your perfect place.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Everything was great! The home was everything that was advertised. It was a great deal for the price

  • 5 of 5

We saw Dolphins, iguanas and had great fishing. The local marina was super nice and gave some great tips. The home was clean and provided everything we needed for a family of 5 with 3 small children. Tedd was great. He checked in with us and made sure we had everything we needed. He was quick to respond to questions and needs. We will be returning!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lover's Key State Park, Ding Darling Park, Sanibel Island, Doggie Beach is 1/2 mile away, Public golf course 5 minutes, 5-10 minute walk to the beach

Check In: 3PM

Check out: 11AM


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 11.0%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Laguna Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sleeper sofa with upgaraded memory foam mattress in Sunroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
beach wagon, beach chairs, beach towels, pool floats, fishing poles , 2 kayaks and 4 bikes Kuerig Coffee maker Weber gas grill

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