Enjoy incredible panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico from both floors of this spacious Old Florida Style beach cottage. Over 2,600 square feet of living space that includes a view to the Gulf of Mexico from every room! This cottage features four bedrooms plus a den with a trundle bed that sleeps 10 comfortably and four full bathrooms.The Master Bedroom is on the second floor. It has a private deck, a king size bed and a vast view of the Gulf of Mexico, from Naples to Sanibel. A guest bedroom on the second floor has a queen size bed and a side window so you can wake up to views of the beach and water toward Naples. There is a full bath on t...he second floor.The first floor has a galley kitchen, spacious living-dining area, 2 king size bedroom suites with private full baths (one with windows looking directly out on the Gulf, the other with a partial view), a beach front den with trundle day-bed, and an extra full bathroom next to the den. All bedrooms and the den have wall mounted flat panel TV's and cable.The living room has a large flat panel TV and iPod-ready stereo, and plenty of seating for your guests. The front (beach side) of the living/dining area has a wall of sliding glass doors opening onto a deck across the entire back of the house. Half of the deck is open air with deck chairs and a patio umbrella table. The other half is a covered porch perfect for outdoor dining with the sun setting over the Gulf in the background. There are lounge chairs on the beach, an outdoor shower to rinse off after swimming and numerous sand toys are tucked under the deck. There are also 2 outdoor hot water private cabin showers on the deck level at both side entrances to the house, plus a new gas BBQ grill on the deck. All in all there is plenty of space from which to pick your favorite spot for sunbathing, outdoor dining or family gatherings.Wireless Internet is provided. The full laundry room is located behind the kitchen. The house is conveniently located just a 5 minute walk from the Publix grocery store, Snookbight Marina and Bayfront Bistro behind. There is plenty of parking in the brick-paved circular driveway garden.Saturday to Saturday rentals only, weekly minimum.Bedding: Upstairs: 1 King, 1 Queen - one shared bathroom Downstairs: 2 Kings, 1 Trundle Bed (two twins) - three full bathroomsRead more
Wisconsin family with kids and grandkids
Big Bend, WI
Love Fort Myers Beach!!
Left on 03/20/2014 for a stay in March 2014 | Wisconsin family with kids and grandkids
This is our third rental on Fort Myers Beach. Although this property was larger than ones rented in the past, it was quite expensive. Dealing with Lahaina was easy and for the most part electronic (which is nice when you don't have a lot of free time).
Nice touch from owner leaving snacks and beverages to welcome us. He also stopped by to see if there was anything we needed (we needed a beach umbrella). Maintenance was there within a few hours to let us know that an umbrella would be there the next day - and it was! :).
Storage area beneath unit was quite messy and unorganized. Of course we didn't spend much time there, but it was unsightly.
There was a great stock of towels (including beach towels)! It is appreciated when cleaning staff leaves laundry and dish soap supplies, wish there had been waxed paper, foil and wrap but that was a minor inconvenience.
Awesome to be able to walk right onto the beach when everyone has different schedules and preferences - no driving, no parking. We though we would miss pool and spa at previous rental but we didn't.
We called Lahaina because the wind blew out a couple screens, but we never heard back from them and no one came to fix them.
Weather was perfect, beautiful sunshine every day. Lots of shelling and tanning!
We have a grandson with allergies so we were happy to find a no pet policy property (although we understand the desire to be able to bring pets as well).
Left on 01/06/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | Water lover
My husband,daughters,husbands and 4 grandchildren (ages 1 3 4 5 ) ten in all had the Christmas week of a lifetime. We loved all the sunny space and sunsets to die for. The house had loungers, floats sand toys. We expect to be back here for another visit. The upstairs bedroom was gorgeous. The coffee pot was another big hit. We all can't stop talking about this house. Ten of ten.
Left on 08/14/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Bob Vreeland
Great rental property on a beautiful white sand beach with palm trees swaying in the breezes. Just steps to the water. I had 7 Grandchildren come to town and decided to rent a beach house for the week so we call all be there together. This place was perfect for our large group. There was plenty of room in the living room for us all to hang out late at night and 4 Bathrooms to accommodate our personal needs. A large wrap around deck outside partially covered and screened where we all spent much of our time playing games and watching beautiful sunsets. I'd recommend this to anyone that needs to accommodate 10 people in a dynamite location.
Left on 08/09/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Robert Assaf
I wasn't expecting such a huge place with a master bedroom to die for. Huge bed facing the Gulf, vast vista on a pristine beach. Went running and swimming every morning, then up on the vast teakwood
deck, which is appointed with a shower hose.
Slip in for breakfast (or lunch) and a nap.
An unusual plus, good dining is just 5 minutes on foot, so you get the real vacation feel.
At night we could either dine out or cook at home, catch a film on one of the wide-screen TVs, or just hang, listening to the waves lap the shore.
I think that was a shooting star storm off to the west.
One (serious) regret: Didn't stay there long enough.
Having been to many beach bungalows on many coasts, this is definitely one of my favorites.
I'd recommended it to anyone who likes sea, sand, sun and...(XX) whatever you like.
One tiny remark: a fresh paintjob in a few places--expecially exterior-- wouldn't hurt, and changing a few of the ammenities: shower heads, waste baskets in the bathrooms, would be a plus. But I'm just being picky.
Left on 07/10/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Cape Coral
Great location on the beach. Nice house on the inside, but the outside needs alot of cleaning up and fixing up. We loved the house itself and the view was awesome!!! The back slider door is very hard to open and close. Needed some upkeep, but ok. Read more
Thank you very much for staying at White Sand Cottage. We value our guest’s comments so we truly appreciate that you took the time to give us your input. The owner just recently purchased this home and is making great progress in updating it into a premier vacation rental so if you liked it before you will love it the next time! Here are just some of the things that have been done recently: The wheels and tracks on the sliding glass doors have been refurbished so you can now open and close the doors with one finger! The decks have been refinished and exterior painting has been done. There is a new living room sofa and chair and a new king bed to replace one of the queen beds. Please take a moment to look at the photos on our website. We invite you to make plans to return to enjoy the upgrades at White Sand Cottage. We hope to see you soon!
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