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Beachfront corner unit overlooking the Club pool, beach and Gulf

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Beachfront apartment with a wonderful view and the best location on the beach.

This is a beachfront 2 bedroom 2 bath beautifully equipped second floor corner condo with a spectacular view and privacy. Our apartment overlooks the Club pool, the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. You can see it all. The master bedroom has King-sized bed, the 2nd bedroom has a Queen bed. A Queen sofa bed is in the living room. There is an HDTV & DVD player in the living room and an HDTV in the master bedroom. WIFI is in every room. Our dining table seats six and makes entertaining easy. There is covered reserved parking. The Island Trolley runs the length of the island and stop in front of the Club.

The Club has the best location on the beach. It is one mile South of the pier, the Times Square area and the high bridge on to the island. It's close enough to walk to these areas, but far enough from the crowds to be quiet. The Beach Library is two blocks South and loans DVDs and CDs as well as books. The Bay Oaks Park and recreation area is diagonally across the street and has a great kiddie-pool and an adult lap pool with a spiral slide. The Park also has baseball diamonds, tennis courts and a gym. There is also a picnic area. Topps grocery is right across the street and Publix Supermarket is about 1 mile South. Thinking about a reservation and have questions, call Bill 850-385-2705 Home or 850-766-4915 Cell. Want to know about Bill, click below.

More Details

Owner
Bill Laird
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Bill Laird

My wife Doris and I are retired university professors and live in Tallahassee in North Florida. We purchased our apartment so we could vacation and visit my parents in Fort Myers at the same time. So, our three sons grew up vacationing at the Estero Beach Club. They are all grown now and the Club is our favorite place for reunions and just relaxing. It's also a favorite place for my grandchildren.

Bill Laird purchased this condo in 1975

Why Bill Laird chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Before we purchased our apartment we stayed at a nearby motel, as did my parents. One day mother and I were walking on the beach and as we passed by the Club she remarked, "that second floor corner apartment would be perfect for your family." Some months later the apartment was for sale and we bought it. Mother was right - it has been the perfect spot for us, our children and grandchildren. It remains our favorite place to visit and we have all one needs there for a relaxing beach vacation .

What makes this condo unique

The Estero Beach Club has the best beachfront location on Fort Myers Beach. We are walking distance to the pier and Times Square area, but far enough from the crowds to have quiet surroundings. Topps grocery is right across the street as is the Bay Oaks Park (great kiddie pool and big pool slide for my granddaughters). From our apartment we can see everything going on at the Club pool and the beach. It's very relaxing. All of our windows have hurricane glass and that makes our apartment very quiet.

Amenities

Fort Myers Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The Club is non-smoking. Smoking is permitted in the parking lot and beach. No smoking in the apartment or the balcony
  • Swim diapers are not sufficient for children to use the pool; they must be potty trained to use the pool and 12 to use the hot tub.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Each bedroom has a private entrance to it's bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) In the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) In the second bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) We have an old baby crib stored under the Queen bed. Linens are in the linen closet., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized sleep sofa in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Our apartment has hurricane glass in all windows and this makes our apartment very quiet. The elevator is 2 doors away and stairs lead directly to our door.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Beachfront corner unit overlooking the Club pool, beach and Gulf
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews
5

Best location on the beach!!

  • 5 of 5

We were there for the week of June 3rd through the 10th. Everything was even better than described. I really liked that the owner has put together a book of local activities and restaurants and when I asked, he even provided his personal suggestions. I was very impressed that he took the time to give me detailed information on each and after trying a couple of places, realized he was very accurate. Very much a home away from home and Dr. Laird is readily available for any questions or concerns. Plenty of dishes and cookware so that you can easily prepare meals in vs. having to dine out. Toys, chairs and beach towels are provided and not only is the complex located centrally on the beach, this condo is perfectly located in the complex. Second floor on the corner overlooking pool and the beach!!! Wow! This was a fabulous experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our apartment and the Club. The VRBO pictures and description of our place gives one a good idea of what to expect, but we do have visitors say it's even better than they expected. We try to make it that way and try to have about everything one would need for a relaxing beach vacation. We hope you and your family will return and be one of our regular visitors at our home away from home.
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5

ANOTHER WEEK IN PARADISE

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Laird's condo at Ft. Myers Beach from May16-23, 2017, and it was, as always, a wonderful week of vacation. The condo is well equipped, clean, comfortable, and feels much like home. Everything you want is found there. I can't sing the praises for this place enough. He always calls to see if we need anything and is a very pleasant guy to speak with. I wholeheartedly recommend renting this condo for your next Florida vacation!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our place. We are very pleased to have you as one of our regular visitors and look forward to your return. We will try to have everything you might need.
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5

Ideal Spot

  • 5 of 5

We have visited SWFL many times. This was a great location with walking distance access to busy bars and restaurants at one end of the beach and quiet locations at the other. The unit was clean and was fully stocked in the kitchen. There was plenty of beach equipment in the closet too. Other guests at the facility were friendly. We would recommend it to anyone who likes being at the pool and the beach.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our apartment and the Estero Beach Club. This is our regular vacation spot and has been for many years, so our apartment has about anything you would need to enjoy a beach vacation. We would be pleased to have you return anytime.
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Third time

  • 4 of 5

We have enjoyed three November stays at the Estero Beach Club in Dr. Laird's condo.

Well equipped, nice view of pool and beach.

Dr. Laird called as usual to make sure everything was to our liking.

Nice waking on the beach to the town centre, lots great restaurants.

We have booked for November 2017.

Thank you Dr. Laird for sharing your condo.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We are very pleased to have you as one of our regular visitors.
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5

Paradise by the Beach

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I have been to the Estero Beach Club several times. This particular condo was great, perfect view and well stocked with anything you could need. Owner even called us mid-week to see if we were having a good time and if everything was to our liking. What a nice touch! We love how quiet this spot is and we always meet new friends every time we are here. We will definitely be back and hope to rent this condo again. The only thing that would have been nice to have is a TV in the guest bedroom. Other than that we were extremely happy and satisfied. Property managers are very helpful and willing to help with whatever is needed. Can't go wrong picking this location!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our condo and the Estero Beach Club. We are beach people and the Club is where we and our sons and grandchildren vacation and have mini-reunions, so we have about anything one might want at the beach. The Club is a quiet place away from the crowds and the hurricane glass in our apartment makes our place especially quiet. We will look into what is required to add at third TV in the guest room. Thank you for the suggestion. We hope you will be one of our regular visitors.
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5

Great Location,

  • 5 of 5

Great location, Condo was clean and everything we needed

close to all restaurants and activities , right on the beach

Everyone there was helpful in anything we needed

Would be nice to have TV in guest room

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our place. We do have the best location on the beach, close to restaurants, activities, etc., but far enough away to avoid the crowds. The Estero Beach Club is just a great place to relax. We hope you will be one of our regular visitors.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach

A must-see for new visitors would be the Winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. They were friends and next door neighbors in Fort Myers. Edison's lab is there and a museum. Also the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins hold Spring training in nearby Fort Myers.

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Rates & Availability

Fort Myers Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$900
$3,200
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
Aug 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$800
$3,000
 
 
Winter
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
$4,200
 
 
Winter
Jan 15 2018 - Apr 15 2018
14 night minimum stay
$1,300
$4,200
 
 
Spring
Apr 16 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$800
$3,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$900
$3,200
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
Aug 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$800
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Application fee varies $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

A deposit is required and the balance is due 1 month prior to your visit. Personal checks or money orders are acceptable.

A deposit is required. Payment is by personal check or money order.
The Club application fee is $50 for stays of 13 days or less and $100 for stays of 2 weeks or more.
Daily Summer rates are (approximately) prorated after 1 week stay.
Daily Winter rates are prorated after 2 week stay.
There are no other charges (No cleaning fee, damage deposit, etc.).
Full payment is due 30 days before arrival.

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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