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GORGEOUS WATERFRONT PARADISE... October Dates Open 10% Discount!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Gorgeous Home On A Basin Beautiful and Relaxing

Come to Paradise & RELAX! Our gorgeous home will check all your vacation boxes! 4 Bedrooms plus an extra room w/ pull-out queen Sofa. Sleeps 8 plus the queen Sofa/sleeper so sleeps 10. The waterfront views are spectacular on a fresh water basin & the electric heated pool and spa are brand new & absolutely breathtaking. The pocketing sliders open up the home to let the outside in. Close to more than you could ever hope for....Fishing and feeding all kinds of wildlife right in your own backyard off of our dock. Great Location close to everything... Beaches...Shopping...Boating...Restaurants...Golf, and so much more! Many waterfront communities, with specialty shops & Restaurants. Bella Palacia has over 2560 sq. ft. indoors. TV's in each Bedroom as well as the Living Room. Each Bedroom has a make you feel like you are in Paradise! The Costal Bling Room....The Sea Shell Room....The Palm Tree Room....and the just a place for the 'Royalty' in you just waiting to be pampered like you deserve! With brand new king sized canopy bed. The Large Gourmet Kitchen has Granite and Stainless Appliances, with everything you need to make gourmet meals or just casually grill outdoors. Laundry...we have it! Professionally Decorated to make you feel like a Prince & Princess. Most of our reviews speak of feeling such a sense of peace...we believe we have prepared our home to be just that...a place of peace & rest....COME..ENJOY! Scroll to the end just before you seek book and click on the Drone Video of our home.... much more detail in this video.

Brad & Donna Zeigler
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Brad & Donna Zeigler

Hi...We are the Zeigler Brad & Donna Brad owns Roach & Ziegler Interiors a small family owned Kitchen & Bath Design & Furniture Store Donna is a a minister...and Bible Teacher. Her favorite name is GaGa...given to her by our only grandchild, Isaac...'Our New Pool is as he says,' ISAAC'S POOL' We also have three grown children, and they love to vacation here! We live in Pittsburgh Pa. and yes, our boys are HUGE Steeler & Pirate & Penguin fans. Our daughter is planning her wedding...and the reception is going to be here at Bella Palacia...a gorgeous setting for a small wedding reception. We also are looking forward to celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in 2015! This home is more than we could have ever imagined...we are so happy that you have visited our home away from home! Our final decision to step our of our comfort zone (we lived in the same neighborhood for 30 plus years) actually came from God....Donna was speaking at a women's conf...and during prayer time....a women told her 'God is giving you a little palace with many room!' She know nothing about we knew ...we were doing HIS we drove to bring our truck load of furniture...the most beautiful and vibrant double rainbow appeared another confirmation....and now...we feel so blessed and want to share our blessing! Being Blessed to be a Blessing! Thank you for taking time to hear our story....we would love to hear yours! Blessings Exceeding and Abundant Psalm 91:1

Brad & Donna Zeigler purchased this house in 2012

Why Brad & Donna Zeigler chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

After living in the same neighborood for most of our married life...our niece encouraged us to come to Cape Coral. After searching with our wonderful Real estate agent, Judy Sylvia...we fell in love with our 'little castle' thus the name 'Bella Palacia' After viewing about 50 homes....once we walked into this home all other homes were compared to this one...until finally we knew this was it. We loved the high ceilings...and the space....the grand opening to the outdoors...and just about was 'Barbie Doll PINK' inside and the very first thing we did was PAINT!

What makes this house unique

We love to sit in the chairs on the pool shelf...and have a cup of coffee and watch the sun rise....and then go to the dock and throw the fish jump and the turtles come to share in the feast as well as Pelicans...diving...and Ibis...coming to share....but watch out for the Sea Gulls' who try to swipe the bread! Such a beautiful basin view on a fresh water basin/canal.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Posted from our welcome book....

Thank you for opening your house to us. We have enjoyed our stay here immensely and it has made our vacation that much more enjoyable. The first thing we did was jump in the pool and go paddle boating and we put the pool to good use everyday. The décor was wonderful and the kids could "live Here forever!" Thank you and we feel blessed to have lived here for the time that we have! Best Wishes
Aug 2015
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Cape Coral House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Walk-through Shower and Soaking Tub
  • toilet room...double huge walk through shower and soaking tub with his and hers vanities
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds can be pushed together to form a King.
  • Each Bedroom decorated in a Costal Theme...both the Master and one other Queen Bedroom have sliders to the pool area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We have a paddle boat...and life jackets....for 2 children and 1 adult. Fishing poles and Gear....Great Fishing From our Dock.


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GORGEOUS WATERFRONT PARADISE... October Dates Open 10% Discount!
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews

Honeymoon Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our honeymoon stay was nothing short of AMAZING!!!! Our hosts were promptly responsive and so easy to work with!! The home accommodations and amenities were actually more than you could ask for!! Absolutely everything we needed to enhance our stay was provided!! The home was beautiful just as the pictures portray and the scenery is literally paradise!! Only a 2 hour drive to Miami Beach!! This place is Paradise!!!! We are currently planning the details of our trip back!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, It is such a Blessing for us... to be able to have a sweet couple just beginning their life together. I actually did not know it is only 2 hours to Miami Beach that is a trip we want to take and explore! So excited you are coming back! May you make even more memories together on this next trip! You were a JOY to work with!!! BLESSINGS! Brad & Donna
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Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

It is absolutely beautiful and peaceful. Exactly what I needed to recharge and definitely plan to make this a yearly event. Thank you very much for sharing your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Heather, I am so glad you have experienced a place where peace and tranquility have given you a home away from home to recharge... and we welcome you back anytime! Next time I hope you can stay longer.... and travel to all the many beaches that SW Florida has to offer.....I know from reading the guest book that you went early in the morning to Sanibel Island and collected the most beautiful Sea Shells. Such a beautiful place... and so close. Blessings to you and yours! Brad & Donna
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

The property is a beautiful home, maintained very nicely. My family thoroughly enjoyed staying in your home. The whole experience was very pleasant from the booking of the property to the end.

Thank You!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! Everything was clean and the house looked just like the pictures! We loved the pool and got a ton of use out of it (used it more than we thought we would)! The owners were prompt in their response back to us with any questions or concerns. In my opinion, could comfortably sleep 8 people - anything more would be a little tight. Comfy beds. We had a lot of fun there! Perfect family-friendly place to stay.

Only drawbacks: We never used the spa. Honestly, in Florida in July we didn't need it. But seemed a bit complicated of a system to get it working. Also, the house was a bit further from the beach than we realized. Usually took about 40 min to get there one-way. Not a problem for everyone, just something to note. However, tons of food/restaurants in very close proximity!

Would totally recommend!!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kristin, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to reply!!!! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love to have you back for a future vacation... each year we try to add something special. The spa works on a remote.... during your stay it might have been a time when it broke and we were waiting for the warranty company to fix it. But all you do is press a button but you are right if it is not working the system is complicated! So sorry for that technical mis-hap! It usually takes us 25 min to get to the beach.... but it all depends if there is something going on during that time.... with traffic. It gets very busy during special holidays! There are also 2 ways to go one way takes longer but is best if it is a holiday because of the viaduct you have to go across. As far as the sleeping 8-10 ....I agree that the pull out sleeper is better for 2 children... but if we have guests who truly want a large family to be together it works.... but not the best for a couple! Thank you so much for your stay and will look forward to your next time visiting beautiful Cape Coral! Blessings to all! Brad & Donna Zeigler
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Beautiful and private oasis!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Bella Palacia was absolutely outstanding! The pictures do not do it justice at all, it is beyond beautiful and inviting. As someone who travels often and rents homes most of the time, it was clear to me that care had been taken in establishing this home and that it is set up as a home they use and just happen to rent out also. I love outdoor living and many homes fall short on thinking this through and maximizing outdoor living. That is absolutely NOT the case at Brad and Donna's home. First there is full access to bring the outside into the home with the fully opening sliding doors to the lanai. Within the screened in lanai there is a covered area with ceiling fans that has both a table for 6 but could hold more, a great grill and a wicker love seat and three wicker chairs, all with cushions. Also within the screened area (but not covered) are another four very comfortable chairs around a propane fire pit! The pool and hot tub are also within the screened area. The hot tub needs very little time to become the right temperature. Outside the screened area is a dock where you can feed turtles (we had 18 one morning), fish and take the paddle boat out (though you have to put it in and out of the water yourself so you will want to be sure you have the man power to do this). There is also a fire pit on the dock that uses wood and you can do s'mores on this one!

The home is on a main road but once inside the front doors it is a pure oasis. The bedrooms are comfortable and private. They even have night lights around to help with navigating in the dark. The couches are so comfortable and you have the ability to use their satellite TV and can even record a favorite show or movie to watch later in your stay!

The master bathroom shower is heaven! Nothing more can be said!

You can get to Fort Myers Beach in about 35-40 minutes. Lots of great restaurants in the immediate area to the villa (15-20 min away) such as Rum runners, Miceli's and Sandy Hook (the last two are in a cool area called Matlche). The first two take reservations which is a great option. All of those three are on the water as well. We also took a day trip to Cabbage Key and had lunch and then did a little swimming just off North Captiva (cabbage key requires a boat to get there).

Honestly it was absolutely amazing to stay at this home! I loved it, my family had a wonderful time and should my travels bring me back to Cape Coral there is no question I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Holli and family, We are so glad you enjoyed our home away from home. Thank you for including some of the great places to go. More than anything we would like to welcome you back! Each year we try to add something special. Blessings to you and yours! Brad & Donna
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Couldn't ask for a better vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at Bella Palacio! The house is decorated beautifully yet is comfortable and relaxing. The house was impeccably clean, beds were very comfortable and the house was stocked with everything we could want or need. Sitting out by the pool on the lanai was our favorite activity. The view of the water is breathtaking - I could sit in the spa and gaze at the water and palm trees all day!! Our three kids loved the pool, spa and paddle boat, as well. Our oldest son celebrated his 16th birthday while we were staying here! It was an awesome place to celebrate such a special day!! Thank you so such, Brad and Donna, for sharing your home with us! We made wonderful family memories!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Fort Myers & Punta Gorda
Nearest Barpub
0.04 Miles
Misto Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Nearest Train
3.3 Miles
Boca Grande Rairoad Depot
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I - 75 and route 40
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Waterfront Dining
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
Fort Myers Beach
Car: necessary

Our home is located 25 min. from Punta Gordo Airport which in may areas you can get fabulous buys on airfare even as low acts 39.00 (allegiant air) one way. We are also 25 min. From RSW (Fort Myers Airport). 25 Minutes to Fort Myers Beach and 34 Minutes to Sanibel Island one of the top 10 shelling beaches in the world! We have everything you would need for the beach... chairs and...umbrella... cooler and beach blanket and towels.


Rates & Availability

Cape Coral House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2017
Apr 24 2017 - Dec 19 2017
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
6 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jan 5 2018 - Mar 24 2018
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Easter 2018
Mar 25 2018 - Apr 8 2018
6 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Apr 9 2018 - Dec 19 2018
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2019
Jan 5 2019 - Apr 15 2019
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2019
Dec 20 2019 - Jan 4 2020
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Additional Guest Fee $7 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

Rates shown above are for 1 - 2 guests. Low Season each additional guest $50/week.
High Season each additional guest $75/week. No charge for kids under the age of 10.
All prices plus 11% Tax (6% sales tax and 5% tourist tax).
Rate includes electricity up to US $50.00 per week (additional use US $0.12/KWH)
Cleaning Fee:$200, Security deposit: $500, Minimum stay:7 days, Christmas & Easter add 15%
An additional $250 will be added to the Refundable Security Deposit for parties over 6 people.

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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