House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Fort Myers is situated in the south west of Florida on the beautiful Gulf Coast, renowned for its long stretches of white sand and the warm waters of the Gulf Stream.
Our modern two-storey house (2700 sq feet) is only 3 miles from Fort Myers Beach and 4 miles from the beautiful islands of Sanibel and Captiva. Situated in a tranquil gated development, our house faces west to catch those glorious Florida sunsets. The screened pool overlooks a lake which contains an illuminated fountain. The house is fully air conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans.
The pool deck has sunshine from mid morning until sundown and has more than adequate space for the six sunbeds. There is a covered lanai, ideal for cooling off or for outdoor dining around the table, which can comfortably seat eight people. The pool has optional electric heating.
The downstairs accommodation consists of a great room, master bedroom suite, study, toilet and laundry room.
The Great Room consists of a family area, which is furnished to a very high standard, a dining area and kitchen. The seating area has an entertainment centre which includes a 42 inch flat screen, full HD cable TV, DVD and video.
The kitchen is equipped with a large double door stainless steel freezer/ refrigerator (with door mounted ice and chilled water facility), large freestanding cooker (with ceramic hob), dishwasher and waste disposal. All necessary electrical items are provided.
The Master Suite has sliding doors providing direct access to the pool. The bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, and a small flat screen TV. En route to the en suite bathroom, which consists of a corner bath, separate shower and two vanity units, there is a walk in closet. There is also a separate toilet.
Upstairs you will find a second master bedroom suite. This very spacious room has a queen size bed, walk in closet and an en suite shower room. Next to this room is a second lounge area which has two settees, coffee table and a TV and Video Player.
In addition there are two twin bedrooms. Both have large built in wardrobes and share the third bathroom, which has a bath with shower over.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fort Myers 6 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Fort Myers, Regional South West (RSW) 24 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Florida region
South West Florida is renowned for its white, safe family friendly beaches with gently shelving warm turquoise seas. There is something for all members of the family and amongst the many activities to enjoy are, Golf, Bicycling, Boating, Fishing, Canoeing and Kayaking, Air Boating as well as other beach based water sports. There endless shopping opportunities including Designer Outlets for those fabulous bargains. There are also many chances to see the local fascinating wildlife in specialist parks and there is the world famous Everglades national Park within a short drive. The laid back beach towns offer numerous bars, cafes and restaurants.
The climate is superb being warm in the winter and hot in the summer (although humidity does increase in the summer months) usually set against blue sunny skies. The Florida sunsets can be spectacular with many colours of the rainbow reflected in the sky.
We are only a 2 hour drive from Tampa and its Theme parks and 3 hours from Orlando with its many attractions. many people come here to relax after doing Disney and discover the unique lifestyle this area offers and many come back here for their longer holidays.
Our home in Fort Myers (which is situated in a quiet gated community of individual detached houses) is superbly located to take advantage of the beach (less than 4 miles away), the newly renovated Art Deco area of downtown Fort Myers with its many restaurants, bars, cafes, theatres and venues showing musicals is less than 8 miles away.
The winter homes of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison are nearby and offer a unique insight to the private lives of these two famous men.
There are over 30 Golf Courses in the area along with 3 mini golf opportunities for those less serious about the sport.
There are two designer Outlets, one (Tanger) is less than 5 minutes drive from our home and the larger one (Miromar) is less than 30 minutes drive.
Ft Myers beach is a lively fun place with lots of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops at one end of the beach and very tranquil and quiet at the other end.
Less than 10 minutes drive away there are the beautiful islands of Sanibel and Captiva with their upscale homes and restaurants. On Sanibel you will find the Ding Darling nature reserve. Also nearby are other nature reserves such as Corkscrew, Babcocks and Lover's Key. Within an hour you can also be sampling the unique city of Naples with its beautiful historic district with its many chique boutique shops and wide variety of bars and restaurants. A little further will take you to the Everglades National Park where you will see its fascinating Mangrove dominated landscape. Air boating is also available nearby.
Within a 10 minute walk from our home there are 2 large supermarkets, 9 restaurants, 2 sports bars and a KMart, along with other smaller shops and a post office.