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Gorgeous Gulf front Views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 97 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

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.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Shelley Sue Williams
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

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 Fort Myers Beach

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.

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 97 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(70 traveller reviews)

Gorgeous Gulf front Views
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 70 reviews
5

Perfect Weather and a relaxing week!!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great week at Eden House. The condo was clean, well furnished and had plenty of dishes and pans for us to use for the week. Shelley Sue was a great host and answered all questions we had. The condo is well laid out for family's and everything is labeled with instructions and its use. The Beach just in front of the condo is a good place for the kids to run around, and the pool has plenty of chairs and a covered area for when you need to get out of the sun. It is a walk to the main beach, but once we got out there is wasn't crowded and the kids enjoyed playing in the sand.

The Eden House is at the quiet end of the island, and has everything we needed close by. We could walk to a few shops and restaurants in the town plaza near by, and anything else you needed was close by in Bonita Springs. There are many great restaurants within a very short drive. We spend a day at Lovers Key canoeing and walking the beach. This end of Fort Myers is a quite and relaxing place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved our Eden stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth year at this wonderful condo.

It's like home now. We hope to return next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Gulf Front Location

  • 5 of 5

Shelley was very accommodating and helpful in making our stay at Eden House an enjoyable experience, The unit was clean and has a great view of the Gulf as well as easy access to shopping and restaurants in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Eden House. Our trip was worry free from booking through check out. Shelly-Sue was always prompt with responses and even gave us a courtesy call after we arrived. We appreciated her attention to details. The apartment is well decorated and had all of the necessities you are in need of to have a relaxing beach vacation. The gulf view is spectacular. Not only do you see lots of wildlife, you have a perfect viewpoint for the nightly sunset. The condo location was perfect for us.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Fabulous! An Absolute Must!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from probably the nicest apartment I have ever rented in South West Florida! From the moment you arrive you feel that you are at home. Shelley-Sue has decorated this apartment with so much care and you feel this warmth as soon as you walk in. The location is quite superb directly on an almost "private beach" allowing one to enjoy the birdlife and the most spectacular sunsets from a very generous and spacious balcony and the whole area around the condo is swept and cleaned on a daily basis. A few steps from the condo lead to the vast expanse of sand and water on Ft Myers Beach which we walked every day at sunrise, collecting sea shells. The condo itself was absolutely spotless and has everything you could possible want from kitchen utensils to DVDs and even the first few necessities like bathroom tissues and oil and vinegar were already in place. In a nutshell, we were thrilled to bits and I am so glad that we were able to spend such a lovely holiday in such a lovely apartment. I am probably not doing myself a favour when I write this review because I fear that it will encourage too many others :-) but I would certainly choose no other apartment for my next vacation! It was just perfect! Our thanks to Shelley-Sue and her husband for making this possible. .. 'Til next time, all the very best Linda and Manuela

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Peaceful Gem

  • 5 of 5

Peace, quiet and comfort. We found all of these in this little gem of a property. Could not ask for more in either accommodation or location. Shelley Sue has every need covered. We will certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in South Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
29 Apr 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$936
 
 
November
28 Oct 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,070
 
 
December
2 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,137
 
 
Christmas Week
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,140
 
 
New Years Week
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,140
 
 
High Season
6 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,140
 
 
Low Season
28 Apr 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$936
 
 
November
3 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,070
 
 
December
1 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,137
 
 
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,140
 
 
New Years Week
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
A$2,140
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$401.34
Cleaning fee A$133.78 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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