|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
• Located in quite cul-de-suc offers this studio the perfect relaxing vacation for couples.
• Beach is located just around 2 corners and 2 miles straight down the road, called Bunche Beach. 12 minutes by bicycle. Bicycles are included. You can easy reach 3 popular beaches by bike: Fort Myers Beach, Bunche Beach and Sanibel Island.
• Tanger Outlet Shopping Center - 1 km - a 15 minute walk - you can find the shopping mall with many of the popular brands. Store directory
• Restaurants - 800 yards - 10 minute walk - you will find the Buster's Restaurant and many other within a mile. You can even find the Gatorbites Tale & Ale Restaurant with Alligator on the menu. You should try it!
• Shell Point Golf Course - 2 miles - 10 minutes via bicycle. It is a large public golf course called „Shell Point“ You even can find a driving range at this golf course.
• Kayak and SUP (Stand up Paddle-board) Rentals and Tours form Kayak Excursions - In 2 miles you will find one of the best areas in Fort Myers to go kayaking. From there it's a short 5 minute paddle into San Carlos Bay, or you can explore the creek and its many Mangrove tunnels.
ACCOMMODATION AND AMENITIES
The studio comes with a Flat-Screen-TV and an Apple-TV box.
The Apple-TV-Box is perfect for included, unlimited NetFlix, with thousands of choices for on demand TV-content, movies, series, shows and documentations. It also comes with news channels and with a large amount of additional programming. Some premium programming require your credentials from your own home TV account provider. It is helpful if you bring that information with you if you want to unlock certain sports or other channels like HBO, Showtime etc. If you own am iPhone or iPad you may even use the AirPlay function to push your iTunes, Amazon Prime movies and any other TV and Movie content to the Apple-TV. Or, to listen to radio stations, the Apple-Box has also a large selection of international broadcast. We don’t have old-fashion cable, antenna or sat TV since the Apple-TV box has plenty content to watch.
An special fancy radio enables you to listening even to your home-town-radio-stations. The radio is connected to the internet and can play radio stations in high quality from all over the world. It not only plays live stations but you can also listen to any CD's with the build-in, included, Rhapsody music service. It is a music on demand service and lets you search in many ways for your favorite music. It also serves as a radio-alarm-clock.
If you like to be online with your own devices, such as your laptop, iPad or Smartphone you can use my free and unlimited Wi-Fi internet.
The phone in the home is an open line for local, national and international calls. The first 60 minutes calling time, in- and outgoing calls, are free, after the flat rate, regardless of the destination, for inbound and outgoing calls, to all land-lines, is US$ 0.08 per minute. Please be aware that the phone does NOT support 911-Emergency calling because it is not a regular phone line but a Voip-Internet connection. Bring your own cellular phone for your own 911-Emergency-safety.
There are only a few kitchenette items, a small fridge, induction cook-top, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster and silverware, dishes and pots for 2 adults, not a kitchen.
The rental is equipped with a premium King-size mattress. All linens are supplied. We use a mix of American and European style of linens and bedding. The room has a built-in closets for your clothes and luggage.
The bath comes with a shower, toilet and a separate vanity.
I supply a hair dryer, two shower-towels per guest and a start-supply of toilet paper and hand soap. No any other towels or wash clothes. Please bring those if you need them.
The condo has a very silent ‘Mitsubishi Mr. Slim’ air condition. It’s a seamless speed running system without any on/off bumps and can be controlled with a remote control provided above the left night stand. It also has a heating function.
Other as in the neighbor city Cape Coral we have here in South Fort Myers and Iona plenty bicycle trails running mostly parallel to most of the major roads. I supply basic used bicycles for free because they are very useful to get you to the next beach and to explore the area. If you need helmets or locks then please bring your own as I don't supply those. Please note that the garage with the bicycles is located 3 miles from this rental.
STUDIO, GARDEN and POOL
There are no additional visitors permitted other than the 2 guests. This is a very quite adult couples only place and shall remain that way. Sorry, absolutely no pets are permitted. The studio is an all ground floor unit just a bit larger than a regular hotel room. All floors are hygienic laid out with porcelain tiles.
From your double glass-doors you have access to your lanai equipped with reclining patio chairs. Cushions for those chairs are inside your closet. The lanai is Western exposed and faces sunsets in the evenings.
The property is located on a 1/3 acres ground with plenty tropical trees, palms and bushes, but also with an open beach-gravel area to find sunny spots for two of the a lounge chairs.
The garden also features a pool (Ø 14' x 48" deep) to dip in and refresh yourself during the hot season. If you are an elderly person then you might find it difficult to enter the pool with the small ladder. Garden and pool are only accessible exclusively by the guests of this house. Bathing in the yards pool or the Gulf’s warm waters is easy possible, the Beach is located just around 2 corners and 2 miles straight down the road, called Bunche Beach. For maintenance I have different contractors to support you. For example weekly pool & garden care, final cleaning- and handyman-services. Together with the arrival guide you will receive a very detailed house guide. Arrival and departure days can be any day as long as it shows open at the availability calendar. Earliest check-in time can be 3:30 p.m. and latest check-out time 10:30 a.m. It is no problem to check-in late at night because we will supply you with the electronic lock code for the entry door. You will have available free parking for your cars in the driveway, in front of the building.
• Walk to Restaurants and Shopping
• Shellpoint Golf-Course in bicycle distance
• Bicycles included
• Desk for your Laptop & Free WiFi
• 42" HD TV with Apple TV-Box (Netflix)
• Beach within 2 miles
• Small Garden Pool open all year round
While Frank was excellent to work with, the property itself is underwheming. On the plus side, it is centrally located with easy access to Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island. The Fort Myers bus/trolley system is excellent and, at $1.50 a trip or $4 a day, very reasonably priced. Square footage is excellent. The best description of the home is 'minimal.' The furniture is low end - the couch sags in the middle. The supply of kitchen utensils is spartan. We did not attempt to open windows for fear of damaging them, as well as the accumulation of cobwebs and dust. The finish on the construction/renovations suggest minimal attention to quality work: grout uneven on tiling, thresholds not fully covered by finishing. The property would require a significant investment to elevate it to the standard of properties we have experienced on other Home Away vacations. Note: The review applies to the Beach Turtle, a larger property to which Frank had kindly upgraded us the week prior to our arrival
My husband and I enjoyed staying in this unit because it was centrally located to many attractions that we wanted to visit. There were good restaurants nearby and at the end of the evening there was a very private patio on which to relax. The area was very quiet which made for a wonderful night of sleep.