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Beachfront - Sunsets, Great Restaurants, Shopping

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,080 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Direct beachfront house with breathtaking beach and ocean views. 3 Bedrooms and 1.5 baths, master bedroom has queen size bed and 42 inch flat screen TV. #2 bedroom has a queen size bed, and #3bedroom has bunk bed with twins. The house has large windows and gives the feeling that your living area is right on the beach. Beautifully decorated and comfortable with everything you need. Flat screen TV in living room and master bedroom.

Great location right on the beach near the pier and desirable Times Square Area. Walk to everything; no need for a car. Parking for two cars if needed.

Keywords: Beachfront Beautifully decorated cottage, , 1662 I Street, Ocean view, Sunsets, shopping, Restaurants, Primera Linea de Playa, cozy, restaurants, fun area, crescent beach, dolphins, sunset, beach walks, moonlight, breathtaking view of sea and beach

More Details

Owner
Alicia Bertschinger
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Alicia Bertschinger

We are a Swiss family that love the ocean. This beach front cottage is our second home.

Why Alicia Bertschinger chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We always dreamed of a beach front property, this is our dream come true!

What makes this house unique

We love going for long walks on the beach, especially at sunset and crescent beach has the most divine sunsets. We also enjoy watching dolphins, birds etc. Our children like the location, close to restaurants and bars. Fun location for young people.

Amenities

Fort Myers Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront - Sunsets, Great Restaurants, Shopping
average rating of 4.25 based on 8 reviews
5

Everything was great with the property.

  • 5 of 5

The only thing I would say is that the outdoor lighting was not there but it wasn't a problem and not enough toilet paper

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmington, NC
4

Great vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely vacation in this home. The owner was very responsive to my questions. The location is great, within walking distance to Times square and many restaurants. The house was clean and well appointed.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bad start. Better ending

  • 3 of 5

Arrived 7:45 pm. No outside lights! Keypad. Wrong pass number! Had to call office. ! Standing outside with me 80 year old mom! Embarrassed! Holding cellphone light to type in new code!! So inside. Nice place clean. Comfy beds!! Go out to eat. Meet my son who is a student at FGCU. Have dinner come back! NO WATER! Call again. Hmmm construction from main road. Water shut off at the main valve!!! Ok!!! Wake up to make coffee! Not working. Rinse out. Major black moldy stuff come out. Call again. They are horrified! Go grocery shopping buy French press! Come back unload groceries. Make coffee and breakfast. Bathing suit on , go chat with umbrella guy! "Luke". Had 2 chaises need one more. and 2 umbrella. One for mom and one for deck! Oh did I mention windows and doors all sealed for our protection🙄򡀾񕄔But no outside lighting! The house inside was great. Had a great time! Luke was our saving grace! Knew where to shop for whatever and knew the right people ! A GEM!!! We ended with 4 umbrellas. Cushions and tables !! Shared coronas, dinner and laughs! Priceless! Bad start. Great ending! Property managers were fantastic. Great house needs TLC from owner and a lot of upgrades. Competition Is over the top and less expensive !

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Long Island, New York
5

**CLEAN** Location Location

  • 5 of 5

We spent 1 week in this updated, clean and perfectly located house on the beach. It was a wonderful location (less than 10 minutes to Times Square), and there was plenty to do. The chair and umbrella rentals next door were very convenient and the guys running it were more than accomodating!!! The Hooters behind us was without issue or much noise and the neighbors were all kind and friendly. We have found our new paradise!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Depends on what you are looking for......

  • 2 of 5

Good: If you are just looking for a house on the beach/close to downtown, the house will meet your needs. The house has nice wood floors, a big kitchen, comfortable mattresses, & plenty of beach/bath towels.

Bad: When we arrived, the main side door key code was broken so to enter the house you had to use the back door. An email was sent to say it would be fixed in 1-2 days, but no one came. This wasn't a big deal except there was no outdoor lighting. We had to use our cell phone light to enter the code to open the door. You had to have the 9 digit code on you at all times if the door closed. We tried to change the code to something easier to remember (per instructions), but that didn't work either.

When we arrived, the tv did not work. We were on the phone with the cable provider for 45 minutes to get it to work. The cable provider stated the box was old & the cable package was the most basic of basic cable packages. We are big sports fans so not having ESPN/sports channels was a big disappointment. The owner did agree to pay for an updated package for the week, but the billing was complicated so we just decided it was easier to pay it ourselves. This may not be a big deal for some, but it was for us.

The beachfront "sliding" doors/windows DO NOT open at all. They are sealed shut. We were told this was for safety purposes. Then why is there no functional outdoor lighting for safety purposes?

There is a Hooters directly in back of the house. When we arrived, there were people hanging out in the parking lot, but it was quiet the rest of the week besides the loud early morning food/beer delivery trucks on several mornings.

Very few of the light switches were connected to the light fixtures. When we first entered the house, there was a broken toilet paper holder sitting on the table which doesn't make for a good first impression.

There is a beach chair rental place next door which was not pretty. At around 10AM every morning, the music came on. Luckily it was mostly 80s music which we like. However, at around 3PM, the music of Korn, Rob Zomby, etc came on. Some quiet time during the day on the deck listening to the ocean would have been nice.

Beach chairs are not provided. There were only broken tables under the house along with a dirty diaper found under one of them (not joking).

Some will feel this house is perfectly fine, but I wanted to let others know of our experience & just some of the issues we had with this house.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

New Year's On the Beach

  • 5 of 5

The house had the perfect location for our family. We could have not asked for better weather, mid 70s to low 80s all week! We loved the fact there was NO carpet in the house making the sand easier to vacuum up. It was nice to look out at the ocean as you were standing at the stove cooking. Louie's rental is right next door and willing to assist with chairs and umbrellas. Jet skis, banana boat, parasailing, etc., are all in front of the house. There are is a beer garden three doors down to the right, another a couple places down to the left. Hooters is literally behind you. The square is about a 10 minute or less walk, we enjoyed walking down for dinner then walking it off back to the house. Yucatans and Steamer's Oyster Brewery (SOB) were our two favorites.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
RSW

Close to Times Square

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Rates & Availability

Fort Myers Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Christmas Week 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
$9,000
 
 
New Year Week
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
$8,000
 
 
Season 2018
Jan 6 2018 - May 11 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$10,000
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 22 2018 - Aug 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
$8,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
$6,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $49 + Tax
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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