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Ultimate Cape Coral Location, Gulf and Intercoastal Waterway Access, No Bridges

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,124 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6, Bonus 4th Bedroom with Daybed & Trundle

Continuously updated, and refurnished with every amenity you need to relax and rejuvenate at this beautiful 2,124 sq. ft. pool home with sail boat access to Gulf and Inter-coastal waterway; Dock, 10,000 lb boat lift, tiki hut, 2 canoes [with life jackets] and six bicycles [with helmets], tennis rackets (nearby Yacht Cub has public lighted courts) Internet access 58" SMART TV in Living Room and same for 48" television in Master Bedroom. The two additional guestrooms have local channel televisions. Office area and small Library in Bonus 4th Bedroom which offers Day Bed and Trundle , full closet.Private Front Courtyard with seating, and we also offer a separate Wine Room with 'Lazy Susan' dining table and seating. Our Formal Dining Room seats 6 and has sliders which 'disappear' into wall and extends the room to the lanai which offers an additional dining table for another 6! Master Bedroom in the north wing has en suite bathroom and dressing area with walk-in closet, and slider which opens to the lanai and your comfortable chaises and small table, we also include 'His n' Hers' Spa robes for the Master Bedroom. This Master also has the adjacent, but private, Bonus Fourth Bedroom which doubles as Office/Library, stocked with popular reads, and art history! Guest accommodations are located on the south side and the Queen bedroom offers a tranquil view of the canal, while the Twin-bedded room offers a good size window to appreciate the lovely foliage! All bedrooms have their own televisions, and are complete with large closets and lots of wooden hangers! Kitchen and Breakfast Nook are also on the south side, and adjoining Living Room has slider to lanai, cathedral ceiling, and wood-burning fireplace. For Dockside, we provide chaises and a small table, and bar stools for the tiki hut. For the grill-Master/Mistress! we have a propane BBQ on the lanai with all necessary tools. Kitchen is good sized, fully equipped, and now updated with all stainless steel appliances, plus offers the convenience of a pass-thru to the lanai. Iron/ironing board, and vacuum cleaner are to be found in the separate Laundry Room that opens to the 2-car garage, where you will also find the beach chairs, umbrellas, mats, coolers, and table tennis, and some fishing poles! We offer the optional convenience of a Concierge Service that will provide contact information for all your activities: boat rental? Harley Davidson rental? golf times? fishing charter? tours?. Driver for a night on the town?...... the list is endless in this little paradise of Cape Coral that boasts even more canals than Venice, with fabulous fishing, and dozens and dozens of golf courses! Check! Want some bocce? Check! The Brit and the Texan will make sure this holiday is the absolute Absolutely Fabulous!!

More Details

Property Manager
The Brit and The Texan!
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, italian, All other language translations via the computer!
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About The Brit and The Texan!

Once Upon a Time.............. in 1984, a Brit and a Texan met in Washington, DC. married, and finally relocated to this beautiful section of SW Florida in July 2013!

Villa Savona is on the Whipoorwill Canal, in the prestigious 'old' section of Cape Coral. Brief History! : [Cape Coral is a city located in Lee County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1957 and developed as a master-planned, pre-platted community, the city grew to a population of 154,305 by the year 2010. The city's population estimate was 165,831 for 2013 and 181,211 for 2015. With an area of 120 square miles (310 km2), Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami. It is a principal city in the Cape Coral – Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population estimate for the statistical area was 679,513 for 2014. The city is known as a "Waterfront Wonderland", with over 400 mi (640 km) of navigable waterways]

In the Villa we provide a wealth of information on the Cape, shopping, restaurants, fishing, golf, tennis, and all the etcetera-s!

The Brit spent many years in the hospitality industry, the Texan is a Mean Grillin' Chef, and a heckuva bartender, in short, great Inn-Keepers!

The Brit and The Texan! purchased this villa in 2014

Why The Brit and The Texan! chose Cape Coral

We love the layout of Villa Savona; the Master Bedroom Wing is distinctly separated from the Guest Wing, the formal dining room, wine room, and living room divide the two. Sliders in the Master Bedroom and Dining Room open way, way back onto the great outdoors of the pool and lanai! The Kitchen is EASY with new stainless steel appliances (2016), and has a great pass-thru to the lanai, and the outdoor dining area is under cover for any of those brief Florida showers during meals. From the Dock and its Tiki Hut you look up and down the 120 ft. canal, and the fishing is right there! The boat lift is ready to accommodate up to a 30ft. boat We can put you in contact with some dependable boat rental companies that will deliver directly to our dock, provide insurance, and instruction - if required. We also re-purposed the entrance and now we have a quaint and picturesque courtyard before you enter the home, perfect for that morning cuppa, or the evening cocktail!

What makes this villa unique

Villa Savona's location is another of its blessings! In the beautiful sought after residential neighborhood of Savona (you've also heard about our burrowing owls, right??) and close to everything CAPE! Just over the bridge from Ft. Myers (and Sanibel, and Captiva!) restaurants, countless little bars and informal dining, pizza delivery, just something for everyone, all close by! Shopping {Google Miromar and/or Sanibel outlets), the Yacht Club and Beach, gerzillions of golf courses, lighted tennis courts at the Yacht Club, plus some of the best fishing in the world!!!! The World's Richest Tarpon Tournament tradition in May......... in 2016 the prize money was $80,000 based on a field of 20 boats., and held just 60 miles away, in Boca Grande!

Ft. Myers at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates are just over the bridge. Sun Splash Family Waterpark with its 14+ acres of waterslides, a lazy river & kids' water play area is very close by on Santa Barbara Blvd. (last operating day for each season is the end of September) The Cape is close to everything, and the Villa Savona is RIGHT THERE!

Ah, we can also arrange tee times for you, plus rental clubs............... we provide tennis racquets, bikes, and canoes................... the last three are included in the rental, as are life jackets, and helmets. We also provide chaises and pool towels, as well as Beach Chairs. You really DESERVE this stay at Villa Savona........... come let us pamper you!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Viewing on the internet could not properly convey the warmth, comfort, yet sheer luxury of Villa Savona! Everything is new and perfect and ever so clean, inside and out. We had the master bedroom (Gorgeous BTW!) and the kids occupied the guest rooms on the other side of the home....Perfect arrangement. We all had our separate bathrooms and bedroom tvs. Pool, and lanai were absolutely great and so relaxing and fun (my husband, once again, was Master Grill Chef!)

Hoping to book again for July and/or August before kids return to school. The owners booked us a FAB boat and we visited Sanibel Island and Captiva.....Bob wants a Harley next!!!! Ah, really, it's a minor thing, but the attention to detail extends to the luxury of THREE coffee makers, Drip, French Press, or Espresso...!!! His n Hers spa robes for master bedroom (and Really comfy chaises on the slider lanai).... owners, Paul and Angela, also included our personalized cards which showed our names, our dates at this... more
Jan 2015
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Cape Coral Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2124 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom has King Bed; First Guest room has Queen, and second Guest room has two twin beds. All with their own televisions. We also offer a 'Bonus' fourth bedroom, with Day Bed and Trundle, perfect for young adults/children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Our optional Concierge Service can arrange EVERYTHING for you in advance. Boats, fishing, golf, Harley Davidson, tours, private Chef with/or without a Sommelier, for that extra special milestone celebration. Personalized Birthday cake, tee-shirts for the reunion, personalized dog bowl for that special, special visitor..... just tell us, we will make it happen! Want a limo pick-up at the airport? Check! Champagne included? Check!


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average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Very quiet and relaxing place

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Angela and Paul who made our stay very enjoyable. They definitely go above and beyond then anyone would expect and that's why we will come back.

Even the in laws visiting from Europe felt relaxed and happy and that's the most important. Lol!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Savona Cape Coral

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home from July 17- 23. The hospitality shown by the Brit and the Texan was first class. The home was clean, very comfortable, and in a nice quiet location. The pool, patio, and dock with Tiki hut help to give the home a vacation feel. There are many convenient restaurants, shops, and grocery stores nearby. We enjoyed using the provided kayaks to travel around the canal system fairly easily. This was a very nice place to live for the week we were there.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Savona is even BETTER than the pictures! Absolutely lovely!

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfect! Great location, quiet neighborhood, completely peaceful. The house has everything you could possibly need, and if it doesn't, the amazing owners, Angela and Paul, will make sure to get it for you! Beautifully decorated, modern, comfortable and clean! Looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving Week with family

  • 5 of 5

This property is in an excellent location. The owners have extras that are included. Bikes, fishing poles, kayaks and a table tennis table found in the garage. Paul and Angela made arrangements to meet with us at 10 pm for our arrival from Universal Studios; I thought that was going above and beyond for us. We were in Cape Coral last spring and as we were riding our bikes around looking at houses we said that this house would be great to stay in. We were surprised when it was available for our Thanksgiving trip. The house was a great place to stay and have Thanksgiving with our family. We brought our dog with us and there were special treats for waiting for him. The boat hoist was an added plus as we could lift the boat out every night and made it easy for everyone to get into the boat. I would like to thank Paul and Angela again for everything. We will be staying with them in the future. Also the Villa is in a very safe and friendly area; we left our kayaks out by the canal and equipment in the boat all week.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!!! Our Villa Savona thanks you! It was an absolute pleasure to have you visit, thank you again for the compliment of your stay. Paul and I hope to see you again very soon. In the interim, wish you a beautiful and peaceful Holiday Season. Give Milo a pet (and a treat!) from us. Best P and A.
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Es war wieder eine wunderschöne Zeit!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Nun haben wir schon das zweite Mal Villa Savona gemietet, diesmal für mehr als 9 Wochen (66 Nächte). Wir hätten es auch noch länger aushalten können. Der Aufenthalt in Villa Savona war ausgesprochen angenehm durch die hervorragende, freundliche und herzliche Betreuung durch Angela und Paul, DANKE!!!

Wir haben uns sehr, sehr wohl gefühlt und werden noch lange an die täglichen "afternoon-drinks" unterm TIKIHUT denken.

Auf jeden Fall bis zum Wiederkommen und das werden wir.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hallo Freunde , ich danke Ihnen ! Sie tun uns eine Ehre, indem sie nicht nur einmal besuchen, sondern gleich zweimal ! Bitte versuchen Sie es für mehr , wir Geburtstage zu feiern , Bootsfahrten und Sonnenuntergänge unter der Tiki-Hütte ; wir hoffen, dass Sie im nächsten Jahr wieder zu sehen .................. Beste immer , Paul und Angela Hello Friends, Thank YOU! You do us an honor by visiting not only once, but twice! Please try for more, we have Birthdays to celebrate, boat rides, and sunsets under the tiki hut; we hope to see you again next year.................. Best Always, Paul and Angela
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Savona Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a well appointed property in an excellent location. The owners have put their visitors at the top of their list with the extras that are included. Bikes, fishing poles, kayaks and a table tennis table found in the garage. All you could possibly need in the kitchen and very comfortable chairs around the pool.

Overall a delightful place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul and I thank you so much for your Excellent rating, and review! We value our Guests enormously and are truly appreciate when they choose Villa Savona for their vacation! We hope you will re-visit in the not-too-distant future.............. we aim to continuously upgrade all the features of this lovely home, and will try to earn an "Excellent +" for the next time! Kind regards, Paul and Angela Oliver
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We are minutes from the Yacht Club and its beach, minutes from the bridges over to Ft. Myers, Sanibel, Captiva, and beyond! Minutes from Edison and Ford Winter Estates, minutes from THE best shopping, minutes from great eating and drinking establishments BUT, the best ever???..... you'll be at home at Villa Savona, and we are confident, you will have the BEST time!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Water, Sewage, and Irrig $47.89
Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee, per visit $180
Tax Rate 11.0%

Electric Meter is read upon guest arrival, and again upon departure; signature of owner and guest is required on both occasions. The prevailing rate of .0756 per kWh for the first 500 is charged, plus the Power Cost Adjustment at 0.0146. To translate to English that we all understand!....... it usually runs about $46 for five days, which is being sensible with the Air Conditioning, keeping sliders closed if you have it running [some months are SO gorgeous here, you'll find you never use it anyway!!!] and not using the pool heater.

If when you arrive, we see that you are accompanied by more persons than you made the booking for, you will be charged. For every additional person/youngster and/or guest room involved, there will be a charge of + $50.00 per night. This can be settled by cash or,taken from your Security/Damage Deposit.

After the initial deposit, the balance will be due depending on the time frame of your booking. Each reservation will be on a case-by-case basis. We LOVE animals and want them to be as comfortable and as well taken care of in Villa Savona as you will be. Let us know breed, weight, age............... an additional cleaning fee may be required. However, they will love it here! They might even see a special treat for them! Plus, it is a great residential area for morning/evening walks....... and you meet the nicest people!

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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