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Villa Papaya, Waterfront, Pool, Quiet Neighborhood, Newly Furnished, Dock 4/2

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,060 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 8

Villa Papaya is a beautiful 4 Bedroom, 2 bath pool home newly furnished and redecorated. It accommodates up to 8 people and includes an elegant King Master Suite with lounging area and double head shower, 2 queen bedrooms, one bedroom with twin beds, comfortable Great Room and fully equipped kitchen and laundry room.

Located in a quiet neighborhood on a freshwater canal in the newest area of Northwest Cape Coral, Villa Papaya offers you the most relaxing vacation of your dreams. It is close to shopping, restaurants, nightly entertainment, golf courses, beaches, marinas and boat ramps. Sunsplash Family Waterpark is only 5 minutes away.

The Villa comes complete with all bed linens, kitchen, bath and household utensils and appliances to make you feel right at home. There are ceiling fans in all bedrooms, the Great Room and the lanai. For families with small children there is a high chair, a pack 'n play, and a baby fence for the pool.

Villa Papaya is a Non Smoking Home. Smoking is allowed outside.

Enjoy fishing off your own large, private dock or sunbathing around the electric-heated pool or dock. The northern exposure allows for a sunny pool area while providing a shady lanai to enjoy your meals or just relax out of the hot Florida sun. Enjoy breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from the dock while watching for turtles, fish and other wildlife.

Open the triple-sliding doors off the Great Room and enjoy a glass of wine on the fully screened lanai with additional access from the master suite and breakfast nook. The pool includes full child safety fence. Villa comes fully equipped for your relaxation and enjoyment with 3 flatscreen TV’s, IPOD/MP3 compatible Sony Music System, Blu-ray disc player, BBQ grill, pool toys, fishing equipment, beach chairs and coolers. Also includes all of the modern amenities such as full home DVR, wireless DSL Internet connection and a Culligan Drinking Water System.

Sanibel Island, known for fabulous shelling, is only about a half hour drive away. Watch for dolphins from the Sanibel Causeway or any of the many beaches. Visit the “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge which is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove system in the United States. It is world famous for its spectacular migratory bird populations. Visit Bailey’s Tract which offers walking/biking trails where you could possibly see an alligator or other wildlife. Tarpon Bay Explorers offers guided boat tours, kayaking and canoeing where you’re likely to see dolphins, manatees, alligators and a large variety of wildlife in the pristine native tropical and subtropical vegetation of Sanibel Island. Popular Fort Myers Beach, with its entertainment and many restaurants, and Captiva Island are located nearby. Don't miss the Manatee Park in Ft. Myers, especially in the cooler months.

Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve is only 10 minutes away. With 365 acres it is the second largest preserved green space in Cape Coral featuring a walking trail where you might see eagles, herons, and ibis, among other birds and raccoons, a visitor center, Veterans Memorial Area and seasonal kayak rentals.

At the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers you will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanic Research lab, Edison Ford Museum and the award winning Moonlight Garden. While in Fort Myers, visit one of several manatee parks to see these magnificent animals in their natural setting.

Come visit beautiful Cape Coral while you relax and enjoy your stay at wonderful Villa Papaya.

More Details

Gary & Deb Nadolny
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Gary & Deb Nadolny

We live in northeastern Wisconsin and love to be outdoors in the beautiful summer months. It has been our dream to own a vacation home someplace warm where we can escape some of the cold winter months.

Gary & Deb Nadolny purchased this house in 2012

Why Gary & Deb Nadolny chose Cape Coral

We traveled to Cape Coral several years ago to visit family in South Florida. We liked the area so much that we returned the next year and decided to purchase a vacation home of our own. Cape Coral is the ideal location close to the warm waters of the Gulf, a short drive to Fort Myers and world famous Sanibel Island and only a 2-1/2 hour drive to Walt Disney World in Orlando.

What makes this house unique

We wanted someplace quiet and relaxing yet close to golfing, fishing, boating, beaches, shopping and dining. We found the perfect home on a canal in a quiet, safe neighborhood and completely furnished and redecorated Villa Papaya in 2012. We have Gopher Tortoises and protected Florida Burrowing Owls nesting next door.


Mariner House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2060 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge double head walk in shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
As is common with most home rentals, bath soap, hand soap, shampoo, lotion, facial tissue, etc. are not provided. There is a roll of toilet paper in each bathroom to get you started and there is usually hand soap and dish soap left from previous guests. These items can be purchased at the local Dollar General, one mile away, or The Dollar Tree and/or Walmart located 3 miles away.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Villa Papaya, Waterfront, Pool, Quiet Neighborhood, Newly Furnished, Dock 4/2
average rating of 4.75 based on 24 reviews

Great place to relax

  • 5 of 5

Villa Papaya was a great place for all members of my family. My wife, children and I all enjoyed the home away from home. The villa is situated in a nice and quiet neighborhood. The rooms, kitchen and living area are spacious and fully furnished. The pool was great. Few minutes away, we could find all our shopping needs. The beaches were closer than we expected. We will definitely come next time we visit Florida. Thank you for letting us stay in your villa.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. You are welcome back any time.
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Total enjoyment

  • 4 of 5

We were at this home for a month, Feb. 11- Mar. 11 and totally enjoyed our stay. If quiet and relaxation and a place a little ways away from all of the busy tourist areas is what you prefer, then this home has a lot to offer. It is large enough to host 6-8 people. It is within easy driving distance from Sanibel and Captiva , Fort Meyers, Punta Gorda, etc. yet, at the end of a busy day, allows you the luxury of having a place to unwind, enjoy your own private pool, grill out, and enjoy cocktails. We have stayed here twice and have enjoyed it both times.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janet. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. You are always welcome at Villa Papaya.
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  • 5 of 5

We found the home exactly the way it was described, clean and comfortable. We had plenty of room for the 7 of us. All beds were comfortable which is something we do not always find! Coming from the north we enjoyed the warm weather and eating meals in the pool area everyday. Deb and Gary were very easy to work with, quickly provided an answer to all my questions. They explained everything so there were no surprises in the end. I received our damage deposit back in about a week. It is a bit of a drive to places IF you are use to things right around the corner, which we are not. However, the reward will be peace and quite in a nice clean comfortable place and neighborhood upon your return. All had a wonderful time. Thank you Deb and Gary for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review Mary. Glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet of our location with shopping and restaurants as close as 3 miles away. We hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Nice vacation

  • 3 of 5

Only negative thing was house was not stocked with essentials. We flew in, got there late at night. Was very inconvenient the next day to hunt down a grocery store in a unfamiliar town and purchase, laundry soap, toilet paper, bath soap, dish soap, etc. If you are going to make people do the laundry before leaving you should at least provide supplies. As far as the other items we had to purchase, you need to advise people ahead of time before booking that they have to provide all the essentials supplies, and do all the laundry. Never stayed at a rental that did not provide supplies and made you do the laundry. Strange.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you had a nice vacation. We constantly strive to provide a clean, homelike environment for our guests. As is common with most home rentals, personal hygiene products are not provided. There is toilet paper in each bathroom to get you started and there is usually hand soap and dish soap left from previous guests. We ask guests to kindly start a load of towels before leaving if possible since many times there are guests checking in the same day and this helps save the cleaning service time. This has not been a problem with past guests. We apologize for your inconvenience. We hope you will visit again soon.
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Our stay.

  • 5 of 5

The stay was excellent, had everything we needed. Enjoyed the pool, and fishing. Quiet neighborhood, relaxing atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are glad your family enjoyed your stay. We welcome you back at any time.
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Great family vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful house!! Spacious and comfortable and great for a family vacation. The pool was awesome, and we spotted many turtles in the water behind the house. Appreciated the pool toys! Centrally located between some great tourist spots- Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva, etc. Was also thrilled to discover that the neighborhood was a protected breeding ground for burrowing owls- I'm an owl fanatic and we saw so many- it was awesome!!! Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
RSW Fort Myers International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Diamond Billiards Sports Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Coral Oaks Golf Course
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Seminole Gulf Railway 2805 Colonial Blvd, Fort Mye
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Bonefish Grill, Caraba's, Bubba's, Bob Evans
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Yacht Club Community Park & Beach
Car: recommended

Public Ice Skating is also available in Fort Myers @ the SKATIUM

Address: 2250 Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901


Rates & Availability

Mariner House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Transfer Date
May 1 2017 - May 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
May 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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

Cleaning Fee: US$150.00
Electricity: US$0.14/Kwh if you exceed US$25/Week
Refund. Security Deposit: US$500.00
Tax: +11% (6% Sales Tax, 5% Tourist Tax)
Down payment: 25% of Total Rental Fee due immediately with acceptance of your reservation
Final payment: 75% due 4 weeks prior to arrival
Payment Options:
US Bank Personal Check
Credit Card

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