charming and cozy villa close to a wildlife refuge
Our charming and cozy vacation home is a little paradise for us. We would like to share our villa with you. It is a place where you escape the stresses of everyday life to lay on the beach, take a round of golf, go shopping or lay on the pool to relax and take a nap. We are German and enjoy living in our bungalow 2 times 3 month. Our home is not an investment property.
located on a quiet and safe private street
1,570 sq. ft. fully air-conditioned and heated
patio and pool area is cached (screened)
pool (15' x 30') is solar heated
patio is partially covered
We have a weekly pool and lawn service and a personal handyman, if required. The A/C and heating system is maintained 2 times a year incl. special air filter changes (allergen reduction and attracts dust and pollen).
quiet, nice and safe neighborhood
nicely landscaped yard
spotlight illumination of the back yard
central air conditioning and heating
two new Samsung 40” LCD TVs
High Speed Internet (WLAN)
voice phone with callerID
ceiling fans in all rooms
washer and dryer (2 years old)
solar heated pool with blanket
patio table with 6 chairs and 2 long chairs
2 awnings, infinitely variable adjustable
patio looks out over a small wildlife refuge with raccoons, squirrels and rabbits, a variety of birds such as red cardinals, woodpeckers and others
chairs for the beach incl. umbrella
cooler different sizes
Activities and Attractions - Convenient to everything
Grocery stores (Sweetbay, Publix, Winn-Dixie), Wal-Mart as well as Walgreens and CVS, shopping facilities, banks, tennis, restaurants, one grocery store within walking distance; two gyms and fitness centers – all about 5 minutes away.
Lehigh Regional Medical Center and Radiology Center are 5 minutes away.
5 golf courses with 18 holes; one within 3 to 10 minutes distance, the next 30 golf courses in 20 to 45 minutes.
Nearby Ft. Myers:
shopping malls, shopping centers and outlets like Edison Mall, Belle Tower (both 30 min.), Gulf Coast Town Center (30 min.), Coconut Point (40 min.), Miromar outlet (35 min.), Tanger outlet (40 min.),
amusement parks, wildlife viewing, boating, sailing, water skiing,
summer house of inventor Thomas Alva Edison and his long time friend Henry Ford (35 min.)
Sanibel Island with Ding Darling national wildlife sanctuary (50 min.), Captiva Island and over 50 public golf courses
Spring training: Boston Red Socks and Minnesota Twins (20 min.)
Short ride to Seminole casino (30 min.) and ferry to the keys (40 min.)
Southwest Florida International Airport RSW (40 min.)TripAdvisor property ID 3737394...Read more
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Cleaning fee | $100 per stay
damage/security deposit | $200 per stay
Internet/phone monthly | $50 per stay
DirecTV monthly | $50 per stay
Additional notes from the owner
Property rates (2 persons) US Dollar
Jan – March $1,800 per month*
April – October on request
final cleaning fee $100
Florida State tax (6%), Lee tax (5%) are included
Internet (WLAN), TV over 250 Channels (DirecTV) $100 per month (we must pay $70 for phone/Internet and $70 for DirecTV);
energy cost (electricity and water) until an amount of $100 per month.
For your calculation: the monthly electricity costs amount to about $90 - $100 with a consumption of about 800 KWh. As you know it depends on the usage, how much you use heat or A/C.
phone deposit $100 per month (see post rental below), we will wave this
deposit away if you use your own cell phone
utility (electricity and water) deposit $100 per month (see post rental below)
damage/security deposit (refundable) $200 one time (see post rental below)
Additional charge of $10 each person stays overnight.
All rates are subject to change.
The tenant will be responsible for all charges in excess of this amount.
All payments are to be made either by certified check or money order in US dollars payable to the owners. We do not accept credit cards.
Down payment (deposit) 20% of the rental price is due at booking.
The final payment is due 6 weeks before rental date.
To make a reservation, please contact us either by e-mail or phone as early as possible indicating your desired dates. If the period is available, we will be mail you a tenant agreement, rate sheet and a tenant information sheet. These must be returned initialed and signed with an appropriate deposit. Upon receipt of the mentioned above items we will mail you a binding booking agreement.
Damage/security deposit is fully refundable upon home/property inspection, within 6 weeks of tenant departure.
Electricity bill, water bill and phone bill (if any) will be settled by the owners and an itemized statement of accounts will be mailed to the tenant.
Deposit paid will be considered in the reconciliation of outstanding amounts (if any) owing.
A ninety (90) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than ninety (90) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellation or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 90 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment deposit.
Cancellation after occupancy or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or booking deposit.
Additional fees may apply:
- phone deposit | 100 USD per month | phone bill (if any) will be settled and an itemized statement of account will mailed
- utility (electricity and water) deposit | 100 USD per month
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