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Gorgeous Gulf front Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 97 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Our Gulf-front unit is directly on the Gulf of Mexico, with magnificent sunsets. Our recently renovated two bedroom cottage decorated condo is sparkling clean, bright, and comfortable. It’s a home, not a hotel room. Our previous guests all rave about the cleanliness and amenities provided.

Everything you need is waiting for you, just add your groceries and summer clothes. A full size washer and dryer are in the unit, and a gas grill is on the beach, ready for a sunset BBQ.

The Gulfside heated pool was just recently retiled and resurfaced and is very resortlike.

The pool area has a very tropical setting with beautiful Gulf breezes and Gulf views.

Restaurants and shopping are located within a five minute walk. A golf course is across the street. Renting a car is not always necessary, a trolley will take you the full length of the island for additional shopping, supermarket, restaurants, and “Times Square”, our small Key West like downtown area. Boat rentals are available at nearby Fish Tale Marina.

Our condo is located on the southern “quiet” end of the island. We are located directly on what is called the double beach. We have a beautiful Critical Wildlife Area/ bird sanctuary between us and the Gulf of Mexico, called Estero Beach Lagoon. This area has recently been named as one of the top 100 best birding areas in North America. Here you will see a variety of birds on a daily basis, including Heron, Egret,Pelicans, Roseate Spoonbills, Eagle, and many other shorebirds. The main beach is a short beach walk around, or across to the sandbar.

Eden House is a small friendly low rise building with only 35 units. Enjoy the inviting beachside heated pool, our warm, year round temperatures, Gulf Breezes, seven miles of white sandy beaches, and an unobstructed view of the Gulf from inside the condo. We await your visit.

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Shelley Sue Williams
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Shelley Sue Williams

We are originally from Long Island, New York. twelve years ago we picked Fort Myers Beach as a vacation destination and fell in love with the island.

We loved it so much we moved down here full time!

What we love about Fort Myers Beach is #1, the weather, and

#2, the feel of living on a Caribbean island, with all of the ammenities just a few minutes away.

Living on Fort Myers Beach allows us the ability to be active outdoors all year round. We enjoy playing tennis, kayaking, fishing, boating,long walks on the beach, biking, and more.

We love the proximity to all of the great local restaurants, state parks, and cultural activities too.

Shelley Sue Williams purchased this condo in 2002

Why Shelley Sue Williams chose South Island

We actually bought our condo to use for our home, not for a rental. After 8 years, we decided to purchase a 3 bedroom condo and put this condo into the rental program in Dec. 2008.

This location, at the South end of Fort Myers Beach, is known as the 'quiet end of the island.'

It is close to shopping, restaurants, golf, boat rentals, a branch of the post office and has

easy access on and off the beach through Bonita Springs.

It is also only 2 miles from Lovers Key State Park, one of the top 10 beaches in the US.

What makes this condo unique

The location of this condo on Estero Beach Lagoon is superb!

The birdwatching is unparalleled in this area. On a daily basis you can see a large variety of birds including Osprey, Egret, Heron, Roseate Spoonbills, Pelicans, and many other shore birds. We have a resident Eagle that has been recently spotted fishing for dinner.

The pool at Eden House was resurfaced and retiled in May, 2009, giving it a brand new appearance. New comfort height pool furniture was purchased in January, 2010.

The pool is Gulfside and has gorgeous views of palm trees swaying in the breeze and the Gulf in the background. There is always a refreshing Gulf breeze.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in South Island, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 97 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds in 2nd bedroom are covertible to a king size bed at request.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(86 traveller reviews)

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Gorgeous Gulf front Views
average rating of 4.9302325 based on 86 reviews

Repeaters Continue to Be Repeaters!

  • 5 of 5

"Gorgeous Gulf front Views" is all of this, and more.

Everything you will possibly need is furnished in this clean, comfortable, & classy condo! Shelley Sue & Bob haven't missed a detail, and go above and beyond in making your stay memorable. You will not find nicer folks than Shelley Sue and Bob, and you will have no worries staying at The Eden House. You will have many memories of an awesome vacation. Estero Island offers so much to do!

Some of our reasons for rating this rental a 5 Star:

*fantastic owners; caring, kind people who choose to share their home!

*location, location, location

*views and more views

*clean condo & grounds

*really great price

*nice layout, super comfortable

*full & complete kitchenware, with many extras

*washer & dryer

*large supply of bath/beach towels, & bedding

*TV, DVD, wi-fi, books

*wonderfully furnished lanai with priceless views

*gorgeous sunsets

*beautiful beach walks and shelling

*bird watching: educational & entertaining

*endless choices of eateries throughout the island

*trolley service

*Times Square

*quiet here at southern end of island, less traffic

* the great fun & busy Carribean style at north end of island

*variety of shops/stores within walking distance, or short drive

*people are kind and pleasant everywhere you go

This is a vacation filled with wonderful times; and you'll leave with great memories! This is why we will be going back for a 3rd year!

  • Review Submitted: 22/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice

  • Review Submitted: 31/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming condo with amazing views, tranquil beach and delightful neighbors!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Shelley Sues home! It had everything you could think of down to the laundry soap & napkins. Never have I been to a rental where attention was placed on the comfort of the tenant. The furnishings in great condition and exceptionally clean - being on the ocean front - that is a challenge. Stores and great restaurants close by.

2 couples stayed for a week of relaxation and SUN. The weather was divine & pool time fabulous. Since there were 4 adults my husband & I shared the room with twin beds. The only complaint I have is the firmness of these beds. I wish they were softer but you can't please all the people all the time.

Thank you Shelley Sue for your hospitality - I wish I owned a unit here!

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This condo is great!!

  • 5 of 5

Condo very clean and well equipped. Out of the hussle of the main stream. Good location to visit many of the beaches in the area. Sandbar grill was are go to place to eat. Dolphin tour was not disappointing. Great tour guide. Always somewhere to go. If you love shelling you don’t need to leave the condo. We got lucky the weather was perfect. Great Christmas get away Thank you Shelly

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Kensington, PA 15068

Had a wonderful time. The property is clean and well-maintained.

  • 5 of 5

The view from the pool area is beautiful. You can see through the fence to the beach and the water. The kitchen was well equipped with good quality cookware. The master bedroom is spacious.The bathrooms are in excellent condition. Their are plenty of linens and the washer and dryer are full-sized.

  • Review Submitted: 19/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mechanicsburg, PA

Great time at Fort Myers Beach

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely condo Shelley-Sue made available to us. It had everything we needed. Comfortable beds, laundry, beach chairs and umbrella, not to mention a covered screened in patio and a gorgeous view of the gulf! So convenient to Lovers Key State Park where there is biking, hiking, kayaking, and of course a free tram to another beautiful beach. It is located on the quiet end of Fort Myers Beach. Everything my husband and I hoped it would be. Will certainly visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 15/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Fabulous birdwatching directly in front of the condo on Estero Beach Lagoon, one of the top 100 birding sites in North America. Estero Beach Lagoon is a Critical Wildlife area and home to dozens of species of birds, and

nesting Loggerhead turtles.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in South Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
6 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
28 Apr 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
3 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
1 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
New Years Week
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
January 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
April 2019
6 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
27 Apr 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$127.43 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$382.29
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation is confirmed and a signed rental agreement is in place.

All rentals over 2 weeks cleaning fee is $125.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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