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Walk, Ride or Bike to the Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2 with Total Privacy

Blocks to Ritz Carlton ,LaPlaya Hotels and the Turtle Club for many lunches and dinners on Vanderbilt Beach. We are within walking distance to many entertainment options at the Pavillion and Mercato. Location is perfect in sunny Naples Florida. The Studio is complete w/Full kitchen w/all necessary appliances. Just installed a brand new Queen Size beautiful new Murphy Bed. Electric reclining love seat. TV AND wi-fi.

Doug and Judy Moses
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Doug and Judy Moses

Doug and I have decided to retire in sunny Naples. We moved here September 2011 and have been working on our little oasis. I was a Vice-President of Personal Lines in a very large Insurance Agency and Doug worked with recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in Connecticut. We both had stressful jobs so we decided it was time to retire. So here we are in beautiful Naples.

Doug and Judy Moses purchased this studio in 2011

Why Doug and Judy Moses chose Vanderbilt Beach

Why not be on the beautiful Gulf Coast. Ideal location located 30-45 minutes from Marco, Sanibel Island and the Fort Myers Airport. If you don't have a vehicle Taxi's and run 24 hours a day.

What makes this studio unique

Mercado shopping is within walking where you will find several restaurants, upscale movie theaters, shopping, whole foods. BEST of all we are 4 blocks to Vanderbilt beach and the public beach. Whatever denomination you are we have the Church in NAPLES.


Coconut Point
"Nice Shopping and a few nice Restuarants"
Wiggins Pass
"Seems to be a favorite and we provide a pass to our guests for any state park in Florida. T..."
USS Nemo Restaurant
Our Naples Oasis - Vanderbilt Beach Area, Delnor Wiggins & Mercato
Loving Light Yoga & Healing Center
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Everglades, Naples Zoo, SHOPPING AND LOTS OF EATING, beautiful sunsets, biking, tour boats and buses


Vanderbilt Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Pet has to be approved by the owner.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , sink and mirror
  • Walk in shower w/clear glass shower door/frosted window w/plantation shudders
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Studio has a beautiful new queen size Murphy Bed/TV w/wifi/comcast
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Within walking distance to the Mercado where you will find great shopping, great restaurants and upscale movie theater. Wholefoods is also located in the Mercado/Public is also within walking and Trader Joe's is approximately 1/4 mile north. Beaches and parks all very close


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average rating of 4.810811 based on 37 reviews

Great location - high quality facilities

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at 'a little bit of heaven' for 8 nights as part of a month long trip to Florida. Everything at the property was of high quality and comfortable. It was also spotlessly clean. Doug and Judy have thought of everything you may need! The garden is kept in an immaculate condition and is lovely and quiet to relax in. It is within easy walking distance of the Mercato and the Pavillion malls which have a wide variety of restaurants, cinemas and shops. We particularly enjoyed using the bikes provided to cycle to the beach. It took less than 10 minutes along quiet, pleasant roads to reach Vanderbilt Beach. We also made good use of the beach chairs, cool boxes and umbrellas provided. We look forward to returning next year and will book when we have finalised our dates. I have highly recommended to friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: K & M were two of the loveliest people you would ever meet. It was our pleasure to see them have such a wonderful stay and time at "Our Little Bit of Heaven." Doug and Judy
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  • 5 of 5

Great little studio apartment. Spotless, nicely decorated, quaint, comfortable. We ate our breakfast out on the patio every morning and enjoyed the beautiful landscape, chirping birds, Florida sunshine. There were bikes provided and also beach chairs and umbrella and state Park pass. Close to a lot of great restaurants! Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carol and Jeff: It's always a pleasure to have nice people stay at our "Little Bit of Heaven." Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Judy and Doug
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The property was very private and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and quaint, "little slice of heaven" was perfect for our Naples vacation. Everything we needed was in walking distance, including the Marcato, where we spent most of our time.

Doug and Judy were the nicest people ever. We had complete priviacy in our little guest house. Everything was very clean and updated!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jessica and Ryan: Glad you had a great time and it was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Doug and Judy
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Stay here for a wonderful experience!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay! Doug and Judy have a Little Bit of Heaven awaiting you. They are a wonderful couple, and ensure that you have everything you need. The studio is

has a great kitchen if you want to

cook. If not, hundreds of restaurants

within 15 minute drive. They have beach towels, coolers, beach umbrellas, beach chairs, and a pass

that allows you free access to a great

State Beach Park five minutes from their house. They also have bikes for your use. Definitely the place you want

to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Doug was a great tenant and hope he returns again sometime when he needs his beach fix. Most enjoyable guest.
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We had a lovely stay. Doug and Judy made every effort to make us feel at home. They are consummate h

  • 5 of 5

A very neat and cozy space. The bed was very comfortable. Linens were good quality. TV was good although we spent most of time at the beach. All beach amenities were available which you don't get at a hotel to take along. We really loved Delnor Wiggins State Park for which a pass is provided. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine which was a nice touch. Highly recommend this quaint, private and convenient hideaway. Doug and Judy are consummate hosts.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys, Thanks for the great review. Hope you had a great time even though your stay wasn't as long as you anticipated. Hope to see you again sometime in the near future as you were a pleasure to have as our guests. D&J
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Best Location

  • 5 of 5

Doug and Judy made my stay perfect. As a single senior traveler I felt secure and comfortable at their "A Little Piece of Heaven". Best location for traveling in and around Southwest Florida coast. Their suggestions of restaurants were the best and so many. Everyday was a new adventure for me exploring beaches, shopping, museums, boat cruise, trolley tour and fine arts, etc. The accommodations were perfect for my needs. I was treated and felt like family. I look forward to returning to Naples at "A Little Bit of Heaven".

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ruth, We miss you already because you are and were like family to Doug and I. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Have a wonderful and blessed Easter with your children and grandchildren. Love, Judy and Doug
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.