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Cottage by Canal, 6 Min to Beach - Private Garden

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

Our Bonita Springs one bedroom vacation cottage welcomes you in a green and lush setting for a sunny vacation in South West Florida.

Located 20 minutes from downtown Naple and 6 minute drive from Bonita Beach and Barefoot beach reserve, our vacation home is set in a peaceful little private 1950's community within the heart of Old Bonita Springs on the grounds of a former citrus grove.

The holiday home benefits from a private boat dock on the canal (no direct view) which leads to the Imperial river- Estero Bay and the Gulf. There is also a basic boat launch on our community. Enjoy fishing or launching your canoe steps from our wonderful home!

A perfect retreat for 2/3 persons, it features 1 bedroom and 1 shower room, a large living/dining room, a separate kitchen and a front covered lanai.

The cottage comes with two sunny areas: a little lawn full of flowers where you can relax on a long chair and a decked terrace in full sun to the side of the house. A small, well behaved, clean and quiet dog can be considered with prior arrangements. Some conditions apply.

An additional guests can be accommodated on the sofa bed for an extra fee by the week. Available year round for weekly and monthly rentals.

More Details

Gilles Provencher
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Gilles Provencher

We are a retired couple owning this property since 2009. We live in Montreal, Canada. We have two houses on the same lot. A main house of 2-Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, and a 1B-1B Cottage. The cottage is offered for rental all year round. The main house is offered some months in the high season when we are not there, and most of the time in low season.

Why Gilles Provencher chose Florida South Gulf Coast

EVERY people who visit the cottage are stunned by the warm aspect of the place and the cleanliness. It is a charming environment the quiet 'Nuttinglikeit' ccommunity, having access to the canal that is connected to Imperial River.

What makes this cottage unique

Reasonable rates, 2 car parking in front, at ground Level. Private sun terrace and private area among vegetation.

Nice and honest owners who will do whatever necessary to make your stay enjoyable.


Bonita Springs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • wheelchair inaccessible


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Cottage by Canal, 6 Min to Beach - Private Garden
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

The Perfect Place to spend Winter

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival Giles and Michelle were there for us. They met us upon arrival and gave us a complete walk-thru of the cottage and explained everything we needed to know. Besides being the perfect hosts, they were extremely kind and we both enjoyed having them close by. How many condo and home rentals can equal that service! The cottage was perfect for us, we have a very small dog and the proximity to everything from Naples to Ft Myers was excellent. I am very sure we will stay here again as the price was very reasonable for the Naples area given the high season. Bonita Springs is just about complete with a major village renovation which will make this location even more desirable. Thank you Giles and Michelle, your hospitality and service is second to none.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

I've rented condos in southwest FL a couple times. This was so much nicer and for less money. Quiet and private. And right by the canal. I brought my kayak and the owner let me keep it on the dock. Great location, just minutes from the beach, grocery store, restaurants.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John we also appreciated the extreme cleanliness of the place after your stay. Come again. Gilles and Michèle
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Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

Property was very clean and we were able to check in quickly.

Owner was staying next door and was able to give us a tour of the property when we arrived.

I would recommend this property as a great getaway as it is right down the road from downtown Naples.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this nice review. Come again. Gilles and Michèle
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Comfortable, clean house, and a great value

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The house is located on a quiet side street, and had everything we needed. Gilles was very attentive and cooperative. It is just a short drive to a very nice beach, with shopping and other conveniences nearby.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very good place, nice people

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in that nice and comfortable cottage that had been referred by a friend who stayed there before.

The place is particularly well maintained by nice people. All amenities are there. We liked the park nearby where we walked our dog Dixie.

I recommend it. We plan to pick this place again if we come back to Bonita.

Tom & Mary

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Bonita Springs Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
14 night minimum stay
Low season 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
14 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
14 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2018 - Jan 31 2018
14 night minimum stay
Feb-March 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning/Checkout $80
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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