About this listing
Originally built in 2002, we purchased the house in March of 2015 after a total remodel. The cozy guest bedroom and private tub/shower is conviently located on the opposite side of the house from the master suite. We have a beautiful pool/lanai area for your use and enjpyment. Off street parking is provided.
Bright, sun drenched, 3 bedroom, 2 bath SW Florida pool home with lanai. The entire house is air conditioned. Your guest room has a ceiling fan and neutral decor with nautical motif and is located on the opposite side of the house from the master suite; the private bath also opens to pool and lanai.
You are welcome to use the pool and lanai, great room and kitchen (with owner supervision). Minimum age of child accompanied by parent is 12. Secure WIFI is available.
Should you want to go to the beach, we have comfortable beach chairs for you as well as a sun shelter, beach mats, towels, cooler, frisbee and football.
Interaction with Guests
We would be glad to be a resource for you. We love hearing about your travels and experiences and would be glad to share ours.
We are conservative patriots who love reading, Weber BBQ, sun, sand, surf and seafood. We like to travel and discover new restaurants and destinations. We enjoy craft beers and many different wines.
We live in a very safe neighborhood especially condusive to walking, jogging and bike riding, surrounded by canals and waterways. We are close to shopping, restaurants, marinas, guided fishing and water tours, boat and kayak rental, major roadways, transportation and medical facilities. RSW (Southwest Florida International Airport) is approximately 18 miles. The Cape Coral Yacht Club and beach is approximately 5 miles away. Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva beaches are approximately 12 miles away.
Our favorite beach area is Lovers Key, just south of Fort Myers Beach, about 15 miles away. It is a gorgeous State Park preserve with an excellent beach - you can walk for miles! It has a small fast food bar, beach chair and umbrella rental, very clean rest rooms, changing areas and outside showers. Entrance is $8 cash per day, per car.
While public transportation is nearby, A CAR IS A NECESSITY to be able to come and go as you please. (Sorry, we do not provide transportation.) You will need $2 cash each time you cross the bridge coming onto the Cape, none to exit. Entry onto Sanibel and Captiva is $6 cash toll, none to exit.
Other Things to Note
Betty and Rick have been blissfully married since 1975. We have 2 married children and 6 amazing grand children (5 rambunctious grandsons and 1 beautiful grand daughter - who holds her own with her brothers and cousins!).
Betty was born and raised in southern Minnesota. She graduated from Mankato State University and Northwestern College. She previously worked for the Minnesota Twins from 1986 to 1994. She
is currently employed by Delta Airlines.
Rick was born in Detroit and grew up in Paris, France from 1957 to 1962. He graduated from the University of Minnesota. Rick is semi-retired and was a real estate agent from 1994 to 2015 with Coldwell Banker and Keller Williams.
Rick is also a veteran and served in the US Navy from 1966 to 1972 during Vietnam.
Please treat our home with respect and consideration. We ask that you please cleanup and pickup after yourselves. Check out by 11 AM, check in after 3 PM.
Please - no shoes, food or drink in your guest bedroom! H2O ok!
Non-smokers, no vaping, no drugs, no pets, no unregistered guests, no parties (except with hosts!). Minimum lease age is 25. Verified ID and credentials required. International guests, please make sure your cell phones will work during your visit to America BEFORE leaving your home country.