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Dawn and Marty Weit

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, German, Swedish, Spanish, French,

PRIVATE QUIET COTTAGE 100 STEPS TO WHITE SANDY BEACH

3 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Fort Myers Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Very close to Beach - Rent Both Units for a Big Family get together will sleep 8

There are 2 separate units (each has 2 bedrooms 2 bath, garage, deck) that would sleep a total of 8 people maybe 9 ( Total of 4 bedrooms) if going on vacation with friends or family. You can rent 1 side or both sides. THEY BOTH INCLUDE THE MEMBERSHIP TO THE COMMUNITY OLYMPIC SIZE POOL, and there's also a kiddie pool there. One side has a King size bed with a light weight down comforter with duvet in the Master bedroom and the other side has a Queen size bed, they both have 2 twin size beds in the 2nd bedroom with very comfortable 600 thread count 100% cotton Egyptian sheets and quilts. Both sides have a nice size deck with a small table and 2 chairs, also downstairs on both sides is a place to sit outdoors and eat while grilling on the barbeque grill ( each side has their own grill). Each side has a garage with full size washer and dryer, bikes, beach chairs, umbrella's, cooler, some fishing poles, football, soccer ball, boogie boards, skim board. This island home with all the comforts is just newly remodeled and updated with all brand new furniture. There is a 55in. Flat Screen smart TV a 47in. Flat Screen, 50in. and a 45in Flat Screen TV with Direct TV and over 180 channels. We also have free Wireless with high speed internet. A night stand with a reading lamp, a nice big dresser with a large mirror. A huge walk in closet with hangers so you can hang all your clothes up, and you can put all your suitcases out of the way. One of the guest bedrooms is set up with white Lexington furniture and twin beds, dresser and mirror. The colors are bright with blue,green and yellow quilts, it gives this room a coastal look and feel. Kitchen is equipped with everything you need from coffee maker to blender, microwave, toaster. Enjoy all the nature surroundings, the squirrels running up and down the trees, all different types of birds.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dawn and Marty Weit (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, German, Swedish, Spanish, French,

About Dawn and Marty Weit

My husband grew up right here on Ft. Myers beach, so pretty much anything that you would need to know about the beach he knows the history. As for myself I'm originally from St. Louis Mo. but have lived here for 26 years so I feel like a local. We've lived here together on the island for 18yrs.

Dawn and Marty Weit purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Dawn and Marty Weit chose Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach and this particular property is beautiful to me because it has the beach right across the street and it's close enough in season to get of the island (just 1 mile from bridge)without sitting in traffic forever, yet far enough away to all the action without being right in the heart of. We have amazing sunsets with the sun glistening on the water. I wanted to make our property special in having that something extra that other places didn't have while enjoying all the beautiful weather we have and outdoor activities at a time when most people are stuck inside during the cold winter months.

What makes this cottage unique

Rent both sides out for a big family vacation, will sleep a total of 8. Oak trees with all the great shadey areas that makes it great for enjoying the outdoors and nature all around this unique private quiet area. Being right across the street from the beach is also a plus. Also just 2 blocks opposite from the beach side is a 60 acre preserve called Matanzas Pass, you can hike, walk, or fish off of a covered deck that looks over that back bay into all the Mangroves.

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

PRIVATE QUIET COTTAGE 100 STEPS TO WHITE SANDY BEACH
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Super location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had no complaints about this rental! It was beautifully decorated, had everything we needed, and the location was ideal. It was a less than 5 minute walk to the beach, within walking distance of Times Square, and was only a block from the Bay Oaks recreation center where we took the kids to enjoy the pool one day. We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Edmonton, AB
5

tropical paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was a wonderful experience.The home was very clean and spacious. The 2 adult bikes were well used touring the whole island. Close to Times Square and a grocery store, library, and the community pool & recreational centre. Everything you needed was there. Feels like a home away from home. Beach is a four minute walk. All beach equipment that you would require was there including umbrella and beach chairs. Quiet neighbourhood lots of trees.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis
5

Everything and More

  • 5 of 5

Everything that is listed is accurate. This little beach house is nestled in a quiet dead end street. You are within walking distance to several good restaurants and of course, the beach. The pictures shown are very accurate, and the renovations appear to be very recent.

The owners have taken extra steps for your comfort - even some board games for those days (or nights) when you just don't want to be in the sun...or just want to relax with a game. The bikes are a total joy to ride up/down the island either by the road or on the beach. For added exercise, you can do the nature trail that starts just behind the house.

This is a great house to rent. Totally comfortable. Excellent Internet and DirecTV.

You can't ask for more.

Don't pass up this opportunity.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport {RSW}
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
The Gulf Shore Grill and Cottage
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Golf
4.3 Miles
Bay Beach
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Seminole Gulf Railway
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
interstate I-75
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Gulfshore Grill
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Your on Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel beach
Car: not necessary

Our 2 bd. 2 ba. private home is nestled back in a private quiet setting surrounded by lots of trees and plants, and only about 100 steps to beach access #23 across from sea view street, walking distance to most all of the restaurants and night life. Fort Myers beach is an island 7 miles long with access from the Matanzas Bridge at the north end, and Big Carlos Pass from the south end. The best direction is to come over the matanzas bridge and it's about 1 mile from the base of the bridge. For travelers with dogs the island is pet friendly. Dogs can be on the beach at any time of day or evening on a leash, but if they are out in the water swimming they don't have to have their leash on. If you head south a few miles and go just past Lovers Key state park you'll find doggie beach, dogs can run and play leash free (it's best to go at low tide when there's more beach) We are also just about 10 mi. to the beautiful Sanibel Island (10 mi.to the bridge that takes you over to Sanibel Island) If you've never been you must go I believe it's been voted one of the most beautiful Island's in the country! Now if you go south on Ft. Myers beach about 5 miles there's a beautiful state park called Lovers Key with beautiful beaches as well and awesome shelling, people say the shelling is as good as Sanibel island. If you love walking and biking when you are on vacation you'll Love our place it's just a hop, skip and a jump from the beautiful sugary sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico (about 100 steps) from our street. Just about everywhere you want to go you can get there on bikes. We supply everything bikes, chairs, beach towels umbrellas for shade, skim board, boogie board, sand buckets for the kids even tennis rackets. The recreation center is also just about 100 or so steps away from your stay at lovers ln. There you'll find tennis courts basketball courts baseball field and friesbie golf. Inside the recreation center is a weight room they also have yoga classes, zumba among others. In the same area is the community pools, which is included in your stay there's a kiddie pool with a little slide and then a Olympic size pool with a big slide. There's a refreshment stand you can buy food and drink. Back on the beach you have para-sailing, jet-skiing, paddle-boarding, all just across the street within a 5min walk. Times Square is a popular hot spot with all the places to eat, drink and shop. There's a great fishing pier and the sunsets are awesome. There's great entertainment with local bands playing right in times square and street performers on the weekends. If you're in the mood for a little hiking, Matanzas Pass a 60 acre Preserve is just behind our cottage, very nice trails, and some boardwalks, there are benches through out if you want to sit and relax or do some bird watching. There's a little deck over looking the bay, if you want to do some fishing, we also have fishing poles and everything that you would need to catch the big one. There are lots of different types of birds and owls you to see. Across the bay there are several places you can take a tour on a boat for the day. There's key west express takes you to the Keys and back for the day or if your feeling adventurous you can spend the night in key west and take the boat back that evening it's a beautiful ride. There's the Fort Myers Princess tour boat which can take you on a dolphin or a sunset cruise. All are just a short ride over the bridge about 2 mi. by car. All the information you need is at the house for all the activities, prices, hours of operation, directions, etc.

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Rates & Availability

Fort Myers Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
July , August, Sept, Oct.
Jul 9 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
Nov, Dec
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
JANUARY 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
FEBRUARY 2017
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
$7,000
 
 
MARCH 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
$7,000
 
 
APRIL 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
$6,800
 
 
MAY
May 1 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
MEMORIAL DAY
May 27 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
JUNE
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
4TH OF JULY
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
JULY AUGUST SEPT
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
LABOR DAY
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
Flat fee
 
 
OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
CHRISTMAS WEEK
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
NEW YEARS WEEK
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$170
 

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING $135
Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

THIS IS A NON-SMOKING PROPERTY! Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Please contact owner for exact quotes. Specials are offered if unit is available on short notice basis.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Fort Myers Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Each bathroom is stocked with thick white fluffy 100% quality cotton towels, hand towels and wash cloths. We supply liquid soap.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • MASTER BEDROOM - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 unit has the king size bed and the other one has a queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Both sides have 2 twin size beds
  • There are 2 units with a total of 4 bedrooms Rent 1 side with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms or Rent both sides with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Community Recreation Center right down street about 150 steps away, which has baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, Frisbee golf, a play ground for the kids. Inside the recreation center or indoor basketball courts, weight room and they have schedule that changes month to month for things like yoga, zumba, aerobics.

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