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BEST VALUE 3+bedroom heated POOL Home WALK OR BIKE to beach and near restaurants

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 213 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms plus den, sleeps 8, walk or bike to the beach!

Our 'Casa Bonita' home is a four bedroom, solar heated, saltwater pool home, custom designed and built in 2006. It is located on a very quiet street in the Bonita Shores neighborhood. The master suite has a king bed, elegant bath, private toilet area and large walk-in closet. The two guest bedrooms are off a separate hallway, one guest bedroom has a queen bed and 2nd guest room two twins and share the guest full bath. The fourth bedroom is furnished as a den/TV room and has a queen hide-a-bed for extra visitors. This home has large sliders from the vaulted ceiling Great Room, Master bedroom and Dining room onto the covered lanai and screened, heated, salt water pool. Bonita Beach and Barefoot Beach are easily reached by a 2km ride on the bikes we supply. Barefoot Beach may be the most unspoiled, beautiful beach in Southwest Florida! Nearby (6 Km)Delnor Wiggins State Park Beach is rated # 3 Best Beach by Dr. Beach The saltwater pool (no chemicals) is on the sunny south side of the house and is heated year round your for relaxing swimming. Everything you need for your holiday is included: bed and bath linens, pool and beach towels and toys, and a gourmet equipped kitchen. If you prefer to dine out, the house is within easy walking distance or a short drive of many fine restaurants.

Please ASK about our OTHER POOL home Blue Heron house!

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More Details

Owner
Cate and Peter Goodin (Owners)
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, We email in English, German, French and Spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Cate and Peter Goodin (Owners)

Peter and Cate custom designed and built this exquisite home in 2006. We are avid nature lovers, Peter is a nature guide and very knowledgeable birder. We offer (when possible) boat rides out to Keewaddin Island, only accessible by boat, a nature lovers beach paradise! Dolphins, sea turtle nesting areas, wonderful birding and more!

Why Cate and Peter Goodin (Owners) chose Bonita Springs

Our home is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood with easy access to all 11 miles of beautiful public beaches. We have a large booklet in the house with information and brochures on all the many things to do and directions to these attractions. We supply lots of pool and beach floats and toys, 8 beach chairs, beach umbrella and cooler for your beach food!

What makes this house unique

When possible we are happy to offer a trip to a secluded nature paradise, Keewaddin Island, accessible only by boat. View Dolphins, Manatees, many waterbirds, and more. Ask us!

Guestbook comments from the owner

All too soon our holiday is coming to an end. We have had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We think Casa Bonita is such a lovely villa.You have given such thought to providing everything one might need for a great holiday. We particularly appreciated the large sun umbrella this year. It provided good shade cover on the beach. This is the third time we have stayed and have many happy memories to take home.

Thanks again for our stay. We hope to return to this delightful area.

Regards
Apr 2013
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bonita Springs, Florida

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 213 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , ensuite
    Guest Bath - toilet , bath with shower
  • The elegant master bath is ensuite with a luxurious walk-in shower and large walk-in closet. The 3 guest bedrooms are off another other hallway and share a bath with a combination tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen Hide-a-bed sofa in TV/Den bedroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Glass sliders onto covered Lanai and screened Pool area
  • The house has a convenient split floor plan. The Master bedroom and elegant bath are off its own hall and separated from the guest bedrooms for peace and privacy. A porta-crib and other baby equipment is available at no charge for those who might need it, so ask before you pack it, we may save you some luggage! The fourth bedroom is furnished with a hide-a-bed sofa (extra large double) and flat screen TV.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • video player
Outside:
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • conservatory
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have made extra efforts to accommodate a wide variety of holiday-makers, families with children and infants will find beach toys, strollers and more available. Disabled travelers can easily enter and get around the house. Enjoy our heated salt water pool, low to no chemicals, wonderful for a relaxing very private swim! Pets are welcome on approval and with a signed pet addendum. We request that smokers not smoke indoors. There is an ample comfortable outdoor area around the pool for smoking. Wireless Internet, cable TV, pool HEAT and garden maintenance are INCLUDED in the price.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Excellent Villa, Superb location

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 weeks in Casa Bonita. The location of the villa was near to many beaches including Bonita Beach, Barefoot Beach, Delnor Wiggins Beach and Lovers Key. The villa was about 25 minutes from Southwest Florida Airport along the I 75 or the Tamiami Trail (US 41).

Casa Bonita was clean & well maintained. Everything was provided at the villa from bedding, towels, well stocked kitchen, BBQ, beach towels, beach chairs, cool box, beach umbrellas. In fact everything you need for your vacation has been thoughtfully provided by Cate & Peter. We also loved the solar heated pool & relaxing on the lanai.

Cate & Peter are great hosts. They provided lots of information on local activities/ amenities. They are also on hand should you require any assistance.

There are a number of local restaurants nearby, we particularly liked the Fish House restaurant on Bonita Beach Road which also had a great happy hour from 3 to 6pm.

We also enjoyed the Trolley bus tour around Naples which you can book at a discount through Groupon.

We had a wonderful holiday in Casa Bonita & would definitely stay there again in the future. We would highly recommend this villa.

Graham & Anne, Wales, UK.

  • Review Submitted: 09/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The house was well stocked. It made our stay feel like home. The pool was great.

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. The location was convenient. We stayed an extra 2 days. We love the area. Cate and Peter was great host. Would stay again maybe next year.

  • Review Submitted: 07/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This Casa Bonita was amazing! It is conveniently located to everything...the beach, Publix grocery store, resturaunts, and shopping. The house was equipped with everything from linens and towels to everything you would need to cook in the kitchen. The pool is amazing and refreshing to swim in after a long day at the beach. My husband and I traveled with our two year old, parents, and in laws. So happy that we got to share many memories together in this beautiful home. They have everything you need for the beach including chairs, umbrellas, and coolers. Even a couple of bikes. Thank you Cate and Peter! We will definitely stay here again if we come back to Bonita Springs.

  • Review Submitted: 07/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our week stay at Casa Bonita was relaxed 😎 and was truly amazing. The house was very clean upon our arrival. Bonita Springs Beach is a short drive away and is a beautiful beach. The restaurants in the area are totally awesome. Casa Bonita neighborhood is very friendly with neighbors making us feel welcome. We highly recommend a stay at Peter and Cate's house.

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Casa Bonita! We always strive to have everything our guests need and that they have an enjoyable vacation in our homes! Please do come again!
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5

An absolute gem in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I can't praise this villa and it's owners enough.

This was the most comfortable and best stocked villa I have ever stayed in. The pool was fantastic and really private. It's within walking distance of an amazing ice cream shop as well as a few bars and restaurants. It's well located to travel down to Everglades City for airboats as well as up to Fort Myers for baseball, theme parks and water parks not to mention the jewel in the crown of Bonita beach which is a 5 min drive down the road and the most amazing beach and sunsets I've ever seen. We went to the beach 2 days and both times dolphins swam past us when we were in the sea.

The owners were great too - great communication and very helpful.

I can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 05/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Villa, great location

  • 5 of 5

The property is in a great location for exploring Naples and the surrounding area.

The villa was very clean and smart on arrival just as the pictures on the website. The pool was lovely, warm enough from the solar heating.

The owners were a pleasure to deal with and very helpful with information in the area, in particular where to find the free beach parking tips!

We would recommend Casa Bonita to anyone looking to stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Ft. Myers International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Many golf courses nearby
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Many restaurants within easy walking distance
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Bonita Beach
Car: recommended

Bonita Shores is a quiet residential neighborhood near the Gulf of Mexico (and its fabulous beaches) between Naples to the south and Lovers Key to the north. Sunny and mild weather year-round makes Southwest Florida a holiday paradise. Our guests enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities, many of which are focused on the beach, but other opportunities for nature study are diverse and remarkable. Try birding at Ding Darling Sanibel Island or Corkscrew Audubon Sanctuary, spot alligators at the Big Cypress, or boat through the vast and mysterious Everglades. Peter is a guide/naturalist and if you like he can give you tips on where to go to see wildlife and nature at its best. Recent guests have enjoyed trips in our boat to remote and seldom seen beaches for shelling, walking, swimming and picnicking. Ask Cate or Peter for more information.

Other Activities: Boating, kayaking, birding, nature study

Golf: Naples has earned a reputation of having some of the most sought after golf courses in the World. Naples, Florida, presently boasts over 100 golf courses!

Also ask about our OTHER pool home, Blue Heron.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Bonita Springs, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn shoulder Season
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,454
AU$4,362
 
 
Winter High Seaason
18 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,115
AU$6,345
 
 
Spring Value
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,454
AU$4,362
 
 
Super Summer Value
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,454
AU$4,362
 
 
Autumn shoulder Season
1 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,454
AU$4,362
 
 
Winter High Season
22 Dec 2018 - 20 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,313
AU$6,940
 
 
Spring Value
21 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,454
AU$4,362
 
 
Summer Value
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,454
AU$4,362
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$99.14
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$660.95
cleaning AU$178.46
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rental Rate, plus 11% tax, plus one time cleaning fee of $135= Total Cost
. REFUNDABLE security deposit $500, REFUNDABLE pet deposit $75 with pet addendum
We ask for $500 at booking. Then the rest due 45 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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