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HOT TUB, Heated Pool, Tropical Furnishings, 40 Glowing Reviews!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10, 3 Bd,2bath, Gulf Access, Hot Tub

This home has been completely remodeled in 2015 and is beautifully furnished in a Tommy Bahama decor.

Start your day with a beautiful walk or bike ride along the river, followed by kayaking through the canals. Then, you can tour the area or spend the day at home sunning by the heated pool or boating or fishing off the large dock. At days end, enjoy a grilled dinner outside on the lanai, followed by a relaxing moonlight soak in the heated hot tub.

The home offers an open floor plan with an entire wall of disappearing sliding doors facing the water, bringing the outdoors in. The living room is large and comfortable with a 60 inch Smart TV complete with Netflix.

The kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large counter/bar space for buffet style meals and entertaining. The separate dining area is large enough for 10 with a view of the water. In addition, there is a table and wireless printer off the kitchen for games and checking emails.

The huge master bedroom suite features a custom designed, walk in shower with both rain and regular showerheads. Large sliding doors lead to the lanai. The other 2 bedrooms feature a queen bed and the option to set up the third bedroom as 2 twins or a king. In addition, there are 2 queen sleeper sofas, to allow for multiple families traveling together.

There is a 13,000 lb boat lift and huge dock that runs the entire length of the waterside. Plenty of room to leave your boat with just a 3 minute ride to the Caloosahatchee River leading to the Gulf. The direct river and gulf access is a short boat ride to Fort Myers Beach, Pine Island, Sanibel, Captiva, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa and beyond!

Ask owner for details on boat rentals

Take the VIRTUAL TOUR at the link below-you won’t be disappointed!

We accept payments made by mailed check or e-check through VRBO/Homeaway (free) , credit card ( 2.9% fee for US cards and 4.9% fee international cards, fees will be deducted from security deposit )

More Details

Property Manager
Sue Larson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, other languages by google translate
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Sue Larson

We live on a lake in Minneapolis , MN, love boating and the water life and hope to retire to Cape Coral in about 10 years

Sue Larson purchased this house in 2014

Why Sue Larson chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Our friends have a vacation home in Palaco Grande and we were so impressed with the beauty and peacefulness of the neighborhood that we started looking for a vacation home of our own. After much searching, the moment we walked into this remodeled home, we signed the purchase agreement on the spot.

What makes this house unique

Open floor plan for our growing family and entertaining friends. We are avid boaters and the quick access to the river and Gulf were a seller!


Nearest Airport
18 Miles
SW FLorida International Airport
Car: necessary


Cape Coral House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Huge walk in shower with rain head
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bath with granite countertop and cherry cabinet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twins can be converted to 1 king upon request
  • Master Suite has a king bed and custom designed walk in shower with both rain head and regular head. Sliding glass doors lead to pool area.
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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HOT TUB, Heated Pool, Tropical Furnishings, 40 Glowing Reviews!
average rating of 4.756098 based on 41 reviews

Perfect Florida vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay in this home. Everything was as described. clean, with updated appliances, and well stocked with everything we needed. It was hot this week, so we really enjoyed relaxing in the pool and grilling out on the lanai. The neighborhood is quiet, yet there are many excellent restaurants and shops just a short drive away. We hope to vacation here again when back in Florida.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN, US

Lovely home, just the right floor plan for us!

  • 5 of 5

This is a repeat visit for us. We like to come down from Minnesota to see the Twins at training camp in Fort Myers at their beautiful new stadium. We have found this to be a very well maintained and clean property. Management team is always responsive if there is a question or concern. We plan to return again!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We left early - this does not match the on-line description. Less than 1 STAR!

  • 1 of 5

We left after one week of our scheduled three week stay.

I believe the failures lie with the management team: the villa clearly was not cleaned correctly or prepared for our arrival, clean bedding and towels are basic essentials for any property intended for the use of families. Stained pillows, mattresses and damp towels are a check that the management team should not miss and the response that we should have found the pillow protectors and new bed set for the master in the bathroom closet and fitted them ourselves is lazy and ignores the point entirely.

This villa was advertised on VRBO: “This home has been completely remodelled and is luxuriously furnished in a Tommy Bahama resort-like decor.” “The home is brand new and perfect in every way, boasting upgrades in every room.” This does not match the property in any way! Our response from the management team (no response from the owners at all) indicates they clearly missed the point that we booked this holiday based on the description posted on-line and were so disappointed because of the fundamental failures that we left two weeks early at a significant un-budgeted cost to ourselves. Below are some of the points raised with the management team:

No ironing board

TV (Netflix) not setup for arrival.

Fridge and cupboards not cleared of 'out of date' produce.

Safe locked with no instructions in the villa information pack (I use that term lightly) - when we cleared the villa on departure we found the instructions in the laundry room and have opened the safe and left the instructions in the information pack.

The patio door handle is very loose.

Electrical wall sockets in our boys bedrooms are loose and may be unsafe.

Light bulbs not working.

Women's underwear and dirty socks in the bedrooms on arrival.

This property is tired, was not cleaned or prepared for arrival, in need of some basic repairs and does not match on the on-line description. Poor!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Plain and simple this is a failed RENTER SCAM. While I have heard of these renter extortion scams before, I am fortunate that in 7 years handling 14 homes, this is the first time I have experienced one. I would encourage people considering a stay here to read this home’s other 38 glowing reviews, including one written by a renter who stayed at the home one week prior to this renter. This renter asked me in his first inquiry for a discount if he stayed 3 weeks. He said he wasn’t sure that he wanted to stay in just one city for his 3 week vacation and needed incentive to stay longer. He indicated he was pitting 3 homes against each other to see who would give him the “best deal” since it was “low season “. Getting a “deal” even beyond normal low season rates seemed very important to him. The only truth to the made up accusations in his review were that Netflix needed to have the password reentered as someone had logged out of it vs. “putting it to sleep.” When my local manager immediately came over to reset the password, the renter said he preferred Naples to Cape Coral and thought he would like to go stay there for the last couple weeks of his vacation. No other complaints or communication until the renter emailed me at the end of a FULL one week stay and said they had left the home that day because it was “uninhabitable. ” He said if we did not return all his money he would write a bad review. He gave a laundry list of issues that he said he “was sure I was not aware of as I did not live in Florida.” I actually live 2 blocks away from this home. I immediately went to the home upon receiving the email and found absolutely NONE of the issues he listed on his email. I politely responded to him asking for specifics. I also told him I had personally been in the home on cleaning day the previous Saturday and found nothing out of place. I actually had helped the cleaning woman make the beds! His complaints on the bedding were particularly interesting as a renter 2 weeks earlier had asked where we had purchased our sheets, she liked them so much. Once he learned he was not getting a refund due to his false accusations of a "poor cleaning staff," he changed his tactic to this home having a poor manager (me). He tracked down the owners to tell them their home was being mismanaged and threatened them with a bad review if they did not pay him off. We did not pay him off and he wrote a bad review.
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Dyer, In 46311

Comfortable and Fun

  • 5 of 5

Look no further this place is great! All the comforts of home plus close to everything. Well stocked, clean and pool was super great! The only suggestion I could make is to have a computer and cable TV. Otherwise it's just perfect. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in a great area. Perfect for relaxing at the pool or cruising the canals by boat.

  • 5 of 5

Better than expected. Great property and wonderful communication with the owner. Perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

This home is so spacious all 6 of us had plenty of room. We particularly loved sitting in the hot tub every evening under the stars. I would highly recommend this home, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Stays shorter than a week subject to a higher daily rate. Electric allowance of $35 per week, any overages to be deducted from the $500 security deposit at $.12 per KWH as verified by the electric company

You can make a payment either with:

1. E-check through VRBO (free of charge, recommended but only available for US customers) E-check payment online through VRBO is secure, and when I refund your deposit after your stay, it will go right back to your checking account.

2. Credit card (which carries service charge by credit card company and will be passed on to you). Charges from cards issued in the United States carry a 2.9% fee and all international payments carry a 4.9% fee

3. Mailed check to my Minnesota address

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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