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Island Ave Beauty-Heated Pool, Renovated, Great Sunsets,Dock! (FALL SPECIALS)

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights


Matlacha House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Our Island Avenue Two Bedroom Beauty on the Bay is newly renovated, its located on Matlacha (mat-la-chay). The Island is home to the historic fishing village and artist community. Paradise awaits you from the 'world's fishingest bridge' which is within walking distance of our home along with excellent restaurants, unique shops and art galleries. Matlacha resembles the old style Key West.

Our 2 Bedroom home offers a queen size bed and two twins, as well as a pull-out. The spacious open floor plan allows you to enjoy the large screened lanai, boat lift, outdoor furnishings, grill and large tropical heated swimming pool. Good company and breath taking views await you in Matlacha.

Looking to go shelling or ride the waves at the beach? Fort Myers and Sanibel beaches are only 25 miles away.

Looking to Golf? Royal Tee Golf Course is within five minutes or choose one of the 55 courses within Lee County.

Fishing in Matlacha is spectacular. Bring your boat, or you can hire a captain that will pick you up from our dock!

Matlacha is 30 minutes from Ft. Myers International Airport (RSW) 10 minutes from Cape Coral and 25 minutes from Ft Myers.

We invite you to come and sit by the heated swimming pool and read a book, or watch the dolphins, and manatee play! We invite you to enjoy our bikes. Come to Matlacha!

We also have the three bedroom Island Beauty located six houses away, vrbo number 333179. If you are looking for a family vacation or a group rental please give us a call!!

Keywords: Home, heated pool, bikes, boat lift, grill, internet, washer/dryer, fantastic bay view,bungalow, large groups.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Judith A Youshock
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Why Judith A Youshock chose Pine Island

We really enjoy the private splendor of this home. Whether we choose to be active and hike, kayak,fish or ride bikes, Or whether we are just relaxing by the pool, we fine our home on Matlacha to be a special place to unwind. No wonder the sign on the bridge say' you are now on island time'. Please enjoy our paradise, come relax, reinvigorate, and return. We are sure you will be pleased with our home.


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(25 traveler reviews)

Island Ave Beauty-Heated Pool, Renovated, Great Sunsets,Dock! (FALL SPECIALS)
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

Amazing and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time at your lovely place. We had just gone through Hurricane Matthew and we desperately needed a break from all the clean-up at our home. Mac met us upon our arrival and was very helpful in suggesting places to go, things to do. He was so gracious, he even took my husband fishing!! What a treat!!

This vacation was just the thing we needed. We wouldn't go out to dinner until we had seen the beautiful sunsets from the backyard pool and dock. Each one was spectacular! We enjoyed fishing off the dock and even saw a few manatees, one had her baby by her side!!

Thank you again for opening up this fantastic piece of paradise to us. We would recommend it to anyone who needs the comforts of home and tranquility. We will definitely be returning next year!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic is all I can say!

  • 5 of 5

If you want a beautiful view and a comfortable place to stay this is it. We loved every minute we were there. The home is so well furnished you won't need a thing. The caretakers are close by for anything you need. We were even there through tropical storm Hermine so our weather wasn't great, but we still made the best of it. The little town of Matlacha is so cute with it's little shops and restaurants. We plan to go back again someday!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our blended family of my fiancé and I, with our 4 kids (1 "adult" boy☺️, 2 teen boys, and a tween girl), stayed here for a week and we had a FANTASTIC time! We went to beaches, biked, walked, and enjoyed the pool ALOT!! We did a dolphin cruise to Cabbage Key AND a sunset cruise with Captain Jack and Kathy, shopped in the adorable, unique shops, ate ice cream, boys did a tour of the Everglades, and we had breakfast/coffee every morning at The Perfect Cup! It's an awesome home that is fully equipped with everything that you would need!!! We made some great memories and can't wait to go back! Thank you for everything!!!! ❤️

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were only able to stay here for a week in May...way too short of time. The house was perfect for the 2 of us...fully equipped, clean, cozy, very quiet, and right on the peaceful backwaters just a short distance away from the Gulf. Sitting on the dock in the morning, drinking coffee watching the dolphins swim by. Watching beautiful sunsets over the bay from the dock each evening. Cooling off in the pool. Eating fresh seafood in the local bars and restaurants or getting fresh seafood from the seafood market and cooking it "at home". Fishing from the dock at the house. Riding bikes to the shops and around the neighborhood. It's an easy drive to Sanibel Island and Captiva. Plenty of fishing guides in the area if you like to fish. Our guide (Erik from Native Attitude Charters at the Tarpon Lodge) put us on snook and sea trout and other fish and showed us the scenery and we saw dolphins, sharks, manatees , and other sights while out with him. We also hired a boat (Captain Jack's Tours) to take us on a 2 hour evening cruise around Matlacha and the Pine Island area. We took a tour of some of the islands (Cabbage Key, Useppa Island) with Captain Tom at Pine Island Charters Free Style Excursions. I lived in Fort Myers Beach in the 1960's before the age of condos and beachfront development. Matlacha reminded me of that Florida of my youth. Slow paced and scenic. We are already planning for next year.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rental in Matlacha

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here in the middle of January 2016. The house is very nice and clean, the view is wonderful, and the location is very good...1/2 mile from the shops. Although the weather was unusually bad that week, with heavy winds and rain due to tornadoes in Ft Myers and Cape Coral, we enjoyed the house and the town. It has the most unusual shops I've ever seen and some good seafood.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Marilyn and Bob for posting your review about your vacation in our home. I agree with you the little shoppes are very unique and the all the restaurant serve really delicious seafood. The views are spectacular and the sunsets are just breathtaking. It sounds like you had a great time despite the bad weather. Unfortunately we cant change Mother Nature. We look forward to having you come back next year. Judy
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this charming house in January 2016. The view from the dock was breath taking. We fished off the dock, watched kayakers and enjoyed sunsets. Mac and Amy were very welcoming and helpful. They helped us locate a fantastic fishing guide, Captain Cliff. Cliff put us on fish when others were struggling. As a huge bonus, he found dolphins at end of our day and took time to watch and play with dolphins! We enjoyed fabulous food and music all around Matlacha. Did not have a bad meal. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Terri, I am so glad that you are coming back again next year. We have most of our guests book year after year. I am very grateful that we have Mac and Amy that live across the street. They have been our house managers for years. Our guests really like that they can reach out to them during their stay. They really help with questions about the island and even navigation of the waterways. I agree with you the fishing off the dock and the sunsets are really breathtaking. We have many quests that email us their pictures and we post them here on our site.. The sunsets await your arrival next year. Judy
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Ft Meyers International Airport ( RSW)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Fort Myers & Sanibel

Other Activities: shopping; basketball court; kayaking, shelling, parasailing, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa

Rates & Availability

Matlacha House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $850
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

$ 850.00 security deposit due with signed rental agreement to hold week or month
1/2 rent due 60 days prior and 1/2 due 30 days prior

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Matlacha House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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