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Custom Build 3 Bedroom Pool Home On Fresh Water Canal

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 30 nights

About the property

Country Style Setting, Private And Peaceful Neighborhood

Are you looking for a quiet, private, peaceful vacation? Then this home is for you.

This home is located in a quiet neighborhood offering plenty of privacy, adjacent to a wildlife preserve, and is only 10 minutes to Pine Island Road where shopping and restaurants are plentiful. The property boasts beautifully landscaped grounds with many palm trees and plants.

This home is a 2400 sq. ft. custom built home with beautiful architectural details. It hosts a modern decor with luxurious furnishing, vaulted cathedral ceilings with oversized ceiling fans.

The eat-in kitchen has solid wood cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Have your breakfast or lunch in the cozy breakfast area that overlooks the pool and lanai. There is an adjacent laundry room complete with front loading washer and dryer.

Enjoy dining in the formal dining room furnished with a beautiful Ethan Allen dining room set. Relax on the large leather sectional couch while viewing the 52' television or open the full width glass pocket sliders to gain full access to the fully screened and furnished lanai and pool area. Sit in the lanai and take advantage of the outdoors while you watch television, swim in the pool, read your favorite book or just enjoy the tranquility.

The master bedroom is large and beautiful. It has a king size bed with a gorgeous on-suite jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower, his and hers vanities and two walk-in closets.

There are two other bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds. Both rooms have walk-in closets. The second bathroom provides access to the pool/lanai area and is adjacent to these two rooms.

There are televisions in all 3 bedrooms. All televisions have satellite service.

The office is complete with a desk and wireless internet is also provided.

Swim in the heated salt water pool with a beautiful waterfall, enclosed by a screened lanai. Inside you will find comfortable wicker patio furniture, chaise lounges, television, bar fridge, BBQ grill. Exit the lanai and walk around the beautifully landscaped grounds with many palm trees or cast a fishing line into the canal.

Whatever your vacation plans, this home can be used to simply relax, swim, enjoy the weather or to use as your home base to explore the activities that Cape Coral and the surrounding areas of Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Island offers.

More Details

Carole and Tom
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

About Carole and Tom

We have been travelling to Florida for several years now. We live in Northern Ontario, Canada where the winters can get very cold, and we truly enjoy escaping to Florida during this season.

Carole and Tom purchased this house in 2011

Why Carole and Tom chose North Fort Myers

We purchased this home and plan to use it as our retirement home in the next few years. While we anxiously wait for our retirement years, we would like to share our home with you, and feel confident that you will love it as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

It was love at first sight when we seen this home. What appeals to us is the tranquility, serenity of the area and the fact that you are only 10 minutes from shopping, restaurants.... Best of both worlds, a little country but close to city amenities.


Jacarandas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , On-suite to master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom provides access to lanai/pool area
  • Beautiful on-suite bathroom to master bedroom Second bathroom close to both rooms and acess to outside lanai and pool
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom with brand new king size bed. Second bedroom with very comfortable double bed Third bedroom with very comfortable 2 twin beds
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Custom Build 3 Bedroom Pool Home On Fresh Water Canal
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We were so excited to book our stay here and we were not disappointed. The yard is very nicely landscaped and provides plenty of privacy in the backyard for the pool. The house is beautifully decorated and absolutely immaculate. The bedrooms are all good size, and the master is huge with a large, spacious bathroom. The lanai was our favorite gathering spot and we ate almost all of our meals out there. The bar fridge was a welcome addition to the patio and was well used by us! My young daughter spent as much time in the pool as she could, and there was plenty of space to relax, enjoy the view and swim at your leisure. The kitchen is well stocked with all the supplies, utensils, pots and pans that you need to prepare meals and we enjoyed eating at home by the pool. It is about 10-15 minutes to the grocery store and about 20-30 to a wide variety of restaurants. If you are heading to Ft. Myers beach, plan to leave early to avoid the traffic on the bridge. If you leave mid morning, it is about 45 minutes to get there. We absolutely loved the house and are already looking forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Holly Thank you for the wonderful review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our home and that your family took every opportunity to swim in the pool and enjoy the outdoors in the lanai. The lanai and pool area is most definitely the area where we spend most of our time. We appreciated the fact that you respected our home during your stay. We hope that you consider returning again. Carole and Tom
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  • 5 of 5

We feel blessed to have found this home and been able to stay in it for two weeks. It was exactly what we were looking for in our family's (four daughters) first Florida vacation. As soon as you pull up you are struck by the beautiful landscaping which is professionally maintained. Upon entering the home you see quality everywhere you turn. The kitchen is outfitted with beautiful cabinetry, granite counter tops, and LG stainless steel appliances. The bedrooms are all decorated very nicely and beds are especially comfortable. The master bath is huge with double sinks and a wonderful walk in shower. The master bedroom has a bay window that looks out at the pool and the palm trees. The great room is spacious with plenty of comfortable seating, which was nice for our large family to be able to spread out and enjoy movies or games in the evenings. Every room has a ceiling fan.

We spent most of our time in the lanai in or around the pool. This space was really an oasis for us. The pool was impeccably maintained and was surrounded by tropical landscaping. There was plenty of seating around the pool, including a table where we ate many of our meals which we grilled on the gas grill.

The property is very private. At the time we stayed all of the adjacent lots were still empty so there were no immediate neighbors. We enjoyed the privacy this property offered, which really added to the ability to relax. You are within 5-10 minutes of several grocery stores and shops, and 30 -60 minutes from attractions and beaches. We actually preferred this because it allowed us to easily make excursions to more commercial/touristy areas and then retreat to our own little private paradise.

Finally, Carole was fabulous to work with, very kind and accommodating. We appreciated so much being able to enjoy some quality family time in Tom and Carole's home. Definitely look forward to staying again. This was easily the best vacation rental we have ever stayed in. Highly Recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Brian What a wonderful review!! It is very satisfying for us when we have families stay in our home that are fully satisfied with their stay. I am also happy to hear that your overall vacation experience with your family was a positive one. I'm glad that you made mention of the location of our home, as it is important to note that it is very private and relaxing, this is also very important to us. Lastly I would extend my thanks to you and your family for respecting our home during your stay. This is very important to us. We would consider ourselves very fortunate if you and your family ever consider returning for another visit. You will always be welcome in our home. Carole and Tom
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A Private Oasis

  • 5 of 5

This was my forth time vacationing here and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing holiday. Though not on the Ocean (only a 20 minute drive), the house and lanai offer a perfect retreat. The outside is beautifully landscaped, backing on to a man made canal and professionally maintained. The house itself offers all the amenities of home and more. When you walk through the front door you realize you are walking into a well kept home, not a vacation rental. I must admit I spend most of my waking hours on the lanai, either reading by the pool, swimming and even lounging under the covered area enjoying the rain as it passes through. Its central location makes day or overnight trips to other Florida destinations easy. The day cruise from Fort Myers to Key West was one of my favorites along with an overnight stay on Captiva Island. The owners Tom and Carole are always accessible and a pleasure to deal with. I have no negative comments, though my only fear is that is ceases to become a vacation rental.


Vancouver, BC

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Wendy Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We appreciate that you have been a returning guest and it is always very rewarding to hear that you were satisfied with your stay in our home. Look forward to having you return again next year. Carole and Tom
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A beautiful oasis

  • 4 of 5

We had the great pleasure of staying in this lovely home for a month and a half. It is truly best described as an "oasis". The landscaping surrounding the entire home is gorgeous, with numerous palm trees. The home is secluded and private as there are no homes immediately surrounding it. There are turtles and fish in the canal behind it.

When you step inside, it is beautifully decorated and furnished, yet comfortable, warm and inviting. It took us only a day to feel completely at home here. We absolutely loved the large lanai and pool! So spacious and clean, and not a bug in sight. The fountain in the pool completes the serenity of the lanai's setting. (We passed by many lanais on golf courses, and none of them compared to the size, privacy and serenity of this one).

When you are somewhere for more than a month, there are few things that are critical to a comfortable stay - a large shower, good water pressure and hot water, cleanliness, a comfortable bed and furniture. This home offered all of this, along with TVs in every bedroom and ceiling fans in every room in the house.

As others have mentioned, it is more of a rural and secluded location, so you do need to be aware of that. Beyond convenience and grocery stores, we had to drive 15 minutes or more. We did not mind as we enjoyed driving to other locations. As golfers, we played many courses, and found two of our favorites (Magnolia Landing and Herons Glen) turned out to be the closest to us and within 10-15 minutes. (Tip - Coral Oaks, a nice municipal course, is also within 15 minutes - and if you rent for a month or more, you can get the resident rate by showing your rental agreement). At the end of each day, we loved "coming home" and particularly enjoyed grilling on the lanai while watching TV there.

Our stay in Florida went much too quickly, and this home had a lot to do with it. Simply looking out from the sliding doors across the pool and lanai to the surrounding palm trees and canal, and you would understand. Thank you Tom and Carole, for a lovely and relaxing stay!

Cathy & Gary

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Cathy and Gary It is very rewarding and satisfying for us that all the aspects of our home were to your satisfaction and met your expectations. The fact that you enjoyed staying in our home, and more importantly that you felt "at home" is a very important factor when you are staying for an extended period of time. We truly appreciate that you respected our home as you would your own. This is very important to us. We would welcome you back anytime. Thank you for the wonderful review.
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Cape Coral getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Tom and Carole for putting together such an awesome home in the Cape. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and must say it was the nicest and most well appointed home we have ever stayed at. The pool was awesome and we swam nearly every day. If anyone needs a place to stay in Cape Coral this is it

Thank you so much

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Brad and Joyce Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in our home. It is great to hear that you made use of the beautiful pool. We would welcome you back anytime. Carole and Tom
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this wonderful vacation home in Cape Coral for two months. The home is beautifully decorated, large and well laid out. We ate in most days and the full kitchen and BBQ grill made it easy to prepare just about anything we desired. The home was extremely clean and well maintained. The heated pool and lanai were our favorite spot during the day. In the morning, we would open the sliding glass doors and enjoy our meals on the pool deck. This home is very private and quiet as there are no neighbours on either side of the house and there is a fresh water canal in the back. Shopping, dining and grocery stores were all a short drive away. We found the two months to be very relaxing in this fabulous home. The only bad thing I can say about this vacation rental (other than the fact that we had to leave and head home to the cold weather) was that the phone had a lot of static but this was only a minor issue. We enjoyed our stay so much that we plan on returning next year for two months. We had a chance to meet the owners and they are really lovely people.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Janette and Ken It was our pleasure having you as guests in our home, and having the opportunity of meeting both of you. We consider ourselves very fortunate that you have decided to return next year, as it was evident that you respected our home as you would your own. As you know, we totally love our home and the tranquility that it brings us when we are there and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it as much as we do. We look forward to having you as guests again next year. Thank you for the great review.
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Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Caloosahatchee river off of Cape Coral Pkwy
Car: recommended

Immokalee Race Track

Bradenton Race Track

Car museum in Punta Gorda

Mel's diner

Shell Factory

Edison/Ford Home in Fort Myers

Banana Boat Tours

Pine Island

Sanibel and Captiva Island


Rates & Availability

Jacarandas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
January to March
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
May to November
May 1 2017 - Nov 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200
Security deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 11.0%

Deposit due at time of making the reservation. Balance is due 60 days prior to arrival date.

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