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Fiddlers Creek Naples 3BR House Cranberry Crossing

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
14 - 30 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This beautiful single house is located in Cranberry Crossing, an idyllic village of Mediterranean-style homes nestled along the 13th and 14th fairways of Fiddler Creek's Championship Golf Course.

Our home has over 2000 square feet of living space, plus a large, screened lanai and private pool. It is tastefully but comfortably furnished. It has a tiled kitchen with granite counter-tops. All of the essentials have been carefully chosen for you from linens to a fully-equipped laundry room. There is a two-car garage and outside parking.

Fiddler's Creek has a 54,000-square-foot club and spa that caters to every indulgence. Spa services include massages, facials, and full-day spa packages. The fitness facilities provide spinning, yoga, body sculpting, water aerobics, interval training, and Pilates classes (classes are priced separately), in addition to thousands of square feet of cardiovascular and weight-training equipment which can be used on an individual basis or with the assistance of on-site personal trainers.

Outside, the club and spa's centerpiece is a multi-pool lagoon complex with waterfalls, slides, a gazebo-shaded whirlpool, a children's pool, and a 400-foot boardwalk overlooking Fiddler's Creek lake. Pool-side beverage, towel, and sun lotion service is, of course, available, as is al fresco dining at the outdoor terrace. The adjoining tennis complex has professional instructors on staff. Membership Transfer ($500) to tenant required to ensure use of all spa amenities. Tennis and golf are not included in the transfer fee. Golf is available at the Marriott course on a pay per play basis. Tennis is also available on a pay per play basis.

Haute cuisine can be had at Caxambas, the new restaurant located inside the club and spa. Caxambas captures the 'Great Gatsby' era of the 1920s, having been modeled after the grand hotels and private clubs of the period. Executive chef Kenneth Gilbert, formerly of the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, has created a spectacular series of menus for the restaurant.

Health and cooking seminars, arts and crafts classes, educational seminars, trips to the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, sports outings, guided nature tours, wine tastings, themed parties, group travel, excursions to Key West and the Everglades, and fashion shows are all regular events organized at the club and spa as well.

Fiddler's Creek is minutes from world-class shopping - from outlet malls to Naples' famous Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South shopping district in the heart of Old Naples. It is less than five miles to the beaches at both Naples and Marco Island, including pristine Tigertail Beach. Should you wish to go fishing, or simply take a boat out among the 10,000 islands, the Intercoastal Waterway is less than two miles away, and the Isle of Capri, with its full-service marina and charter fishing opportunities, is barely three miles away.

Keywords: Ground floor spacious home with high ceilings and private pool sleeps up to 8

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Fay Greenholtz
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 10, 2017

About Fay Greenholtz

We furnished the home in a way that we would enjoy, feel comfortable in and feel proud to own. I would love to share this beautiful home with you until I have more time to spend there myself.

Fay Greenholtz purchased this house in 2012

Why Fay Greenholtz chose Naples

Warm climate; lovely natural setting and wonderful spa. Near the everglades and near the wonderful old town of Naples. Comfortable, well appointed home.

What makes this house unique

Warm climate; lovely natural setting and wonderful spa.


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Fiddlers Creek Naples 3BR House Cranberry Crossing
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews

Combative Owner Operator

  • 2 of 5

The point of my review is to tell what you cannot see in the ad. Yes, the bones of the house are nice and the neighborhood is lovely. That is obvious. But the condition of the house does not match the neighborhood- furnishings past their useful lives; no chaise lounges for the pool area; no usable grill; no dining table in the house(tiny uncomfortable metal breakfast table); horrible beds; couch and chairs that you fall out of because they are so worn down. And the house now backs to a construction zone- construction earthmovers begin operations at 6am 6 days a week. It is loud and dusty so you cannot sleep nor enjoy the pool area! In addition, this neighborhood is layered by exclusive memberships. Do not expect to actually use the amenities listed in the rental ad because the owners do not belong to anything and the clubs are not condusive to renters. You will need to golf elsewhere, play tennis elsewhere, use the public beaches. We paid $500 to transfer the pool/health club membership only to find out all exercise classes are extra fees and the pool is at full capacity so getting a chair is a competitive event! One other note, the owners do not heat the pool(it was 64 degrees when we arrived) and have a fine print clause in the lease upcharging you for usage of electricity of any sort. The allowable power is barely enough to turn on lights. The owner also nickle and dimed our security deposit. She actually charged us for leaving a bar of soap in a soap dish! So, buyer beware. These are not nice people. They were combative and rude at every point. They are 100% profiteers and your enjoyment of their house is absolutely not important. We have rented from VRBO for years and in many countries. We have NEVER had an experience like this so we weren't prepared for the horrible experience. There are lots of nice houses in Naples, go rent one of the other ones!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This reviewer clearly has an axe to grind and is in a minority compared with the positive reviewers. Her statements are petty and unkind, and largely unfair and unwarranted. I treat all renters courteously and fairly. If anyone was combative and rude, it was this renter. The furniture is in good condition and comfortable, and has been enjoyed by our previous renters. I am happy to send pictures of all the furniture and amenities. There were several misunderstandings regarding inclusions, which the reviewer has chosen to fully blame on the owner. The renters did not pay the $500 for the spa transfer. I made a mistake in the total rent numerical part of the calculation by omitting the transfer fee -- the words in the lease had the correct total, but the numbers did not. As it was my mistake, I didn't ask for additional payment. The description on the web site states that golf & tennis are not included in the spa transfer, which this renter failed to notice. When we realized there was a misunderstanding of these services, I offered to release the renter from the lease & to provide full reimbursement of rent & deposit. The renter declined this offer. In addition when the renter was seeking the rental, it was stated that there would be 2 adults, no children; that also didn't turn out to be correct as, in addition to the 2 adults, there were 3 older children occupying the property. Deductions from the security deposit are clearly & prominently provided for in the lease, not in "fine print". One of the deductions is for amounts for utilities above the average monthly amount. Otherwise, renters have a tendency to leave the pool heater on constantly, leaving me with hundreds of dollars of utility bills over the normal usage. In addition, a cleaning cost is included. If the cleaning is more than this charge, the amount is also deducted from the rental. The cleaner outlined all the items she cleaned & due to the actions of the occupants the charge was $65 more than what was included in the original fee. The near-by construction activities commence at 7-7:30 am, not 6 am. The work can only actually be heard during limited times. In our several recent stays there has been no dust problem at all. There have been virtually no negative effects on pool enjoyment. No other renters have complained about any aspect of the construction. I am confident that, like virtually reasonable people who take the time to read the lease, will thoroughly enjoy the property.
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Family from Fenton, Michigan

  • 5 of 5

Tom - This is truly a beautiful home, in an outstanding setting, located in one of the nicest complexes in the Naples/Marco Island area. The home is laid out very efficiently and is decorated extremely tastefully. The sleeping accommodations were great - beds were comfortable and the master bathroom is exquisite. Beautiful lanai and pool are very convenient and large enough to accommodate a sizeable family (we had 8 people there at the same time for about a week). We all thoroughly enjoyed our February, 2016 stay and would love to rent this home next year as well. The owner (Fay) was wonderful to work with and ready/accessible to help at all times!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These were lovely tenants
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Family from long island N.Y.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this beautiful home.The street looks like a scene from Hollywood.I especially enjoyed sitting out at the pool and watching the wild life go by and just enjoying the tranquility.Fiddler's Creek spa was within walking distance and we went there almost everyday to enjoy the pool,the food and the many events;comedy show, st patrick's party and went to see the Boston Red Sox on the scheduled trip.Everyone we met were the best and the staff at Fiddlers couldn't be nicer or more helpful.We will miss the sun sets,trips to eat and walk at fifth avenue in old naples,Marco Island,Air Boat ride and touring the Everglades.You can do as much or as little as you wish in Paradise. As far as the home we lacked nothing and the owner treated us like family.It was a great vacation and hope to return again next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to have such great guests
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Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I found Fay's house at Fiddlers Creek Cranberry Crossing to be a wonderful place to stay. It was a last-minute decision to rent, and Fay was very accommodating and helpful with the last-minute arrangements. We were very happy with the comfort, convenience, and efficiency of the home. It was especially wonderful to sit outside for every meal under the large outside ceiling that provided shade and plenty of room for having company. The pool was fabulous, just the right size, and it was great to be able to control the temperature of the pool. The pictures in the listing were very accurate and the décor was beautiful and comfortable. The property was very clean and easy to maintain. We appreciated the close proximity to Marco Island and the Isle of Capri, where we found many delicious restaurants to dine at. We enjoyed both The Gator Grill at poolside and the more formal restaurant at the Club. Our entire experience was

much more than we anticipated, we were sorry to leave, and we would definitely recommend this property to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great tenants
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Nice but better properties in Fiddlers Creek

  • 3 of 5

We rented this home for the month during the 2013 holiday season. Fiddler's Creek is a first-rate community with many features on property or nearby for an active lifestyle. The photos of this home are accurate. There is only one sofa and one chair in the living area. If you need to seat more than 3 people to watch television, they need to sit at the kitchen table or on the bar stools. The outdoor patio is large but the furniture is covered with black and green mold. You had to cover it with a towel if you wanted to use it. The mattress on the bed in the master bedroom is so high that the owner purchased a step stool for climbing in and out of bed. The optimal word here is climb. It was ridiculous. The refrigerator stopped working while we were there. The owner wanted us to find a repair service and schedule a time to meet our needs. For the amount of rent paid for the month of December the owner should have a property manager that takes care of these things. I don't want to spend my vacation time finding appliance repair centers and waiting for repairmen to show up. We left on January 12. By March 3rd I had not heard from the owner regarding our deposit. I emailed her to inquire. She did not respond to my email. Two weeks later I received a check in the mail for less than half of the deposit. No note or explanation was included. I emailed the owner twice asking for an itemization of the charges without response. It is clear that the owner purchased this property as an investment and wants the rental income to help cover the expenses but she doesn't want the responsibility or expense that comes with being a landlord. Bottom line, there are much better homes for rent in Fiddlers Creek and specifically in Cranberry Crossing.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The refrigerator 1. I had provided an appliance repair telephone number for the renter to arrange for the repair at their convenience and my cost. 2. The issue was actually not an issue as this is the way the fridge works -- part of the freezer doesn't freeze completely for ice cream There is only one sofa and one chair in the living area. 1. Actually there is also a chaise and ottoman in the living room that the renters took out to the lanai and they became moldy. 2. There are also 4 dining chairs in the same area and other chairs in the den if many people are watching television. The deposit 1. I provided explanations several times via emails and I was awaiting the tenants acknowledgment of these deductions from the deposit; the lease stipulated that the deposit would be reduced by the amount of utility bills over $225 (average utility bills for this time of year) for the period. They were $200 over this as there were 7 people who were in the unit. The cleaning costs were $25 more than the amount the tenant paid (also in the lease as a potential deduction from deposit) as the house was left in a state that required extra cleaning. 2. I also held back another $150 to cover the cleaning of the stains on the carpet and on the ottoman as they left it outside during their stay. The rent 1. The rent does not cover my costs that are considerably more than the monthly rent. 2. This is a house and the tenants had 7 people over Christmas and New Years. The rate I charged is much less than anything comparable in another Fiddlers home or resort/hotel/bed & breakfast. Handyman/other repairs 1. I provide numbers for these types of situations for tenants to be able to get repairs done at their convenience and my cost
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Burr Ridge, Illinois

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation exceeded our expectation. The home is beautiful, clean, comfortable and adequately equipped. Fiddler's Creek is notable for its lush and well groomed landscaping which is refreshing scenery for walking. Our one to two hour walks seemed much shorter, given the visual beauty. The transfer fee for the spa proved to be well worth the extra money. The home is located just a little more than five minutes to Marco Island's gorgeous beach. The owner, Fay, was ever ready to answer our questions. The only time we needed to call her was our difficulty getting the DVD to play and Fay worked with us over the phone until the problem was solved. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
42.5 Miles
Fort Myers
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Fiddlers Creek
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Tamiami Trail
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Marco Island
Car: recommended

Cranberry Crossing Village has only 52 wonderful single houses


Rates & Availability

Cranberry Crossing House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
14 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Spa Transfer $500
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 10.0%

Golf and tennis are available on property, but are priced separately at the club.

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Deposit to be paid with signing of lease-$1000. Full payment 60 days prior to lease commencement via check or wire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Cranberry Crossing House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2136 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The home is in excellent condition, and beautifully and comfortably decorated. There is a king-size pillow-top bed in the master and 2 other bedrooms, one with twin beds, one with a queen bed and potential for 2 in the study with pull out queen bed

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