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Paradise On Earth Gulf Front Condo- Pet Friendly- Beach Front- Internet

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 49 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Looking for a vacation spot that has it all? You have found it right here!! This condo is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on beautiful Fort Meyers Beach. The condo is in the Estero Beach and Tennis Club complex on the south end of the island, otherwise known as the quiet end. Fort Myers Beach was voted one of the top 10 safest beaches in the world on Travel Channel. It is a white sand beach and a beachcombers delight if you looking for seashells. The complex also includes a heated pool, the best tennis courts on the island, shuffle board and BBQ grills that are all for your use as our guest. There is parking on the complex.

Across the street is the Santini Plaza and marina. There are shops and restaurants across the street and with the marina right there you have access to sightseeing tours and fishing trips within walking distance. Also within walking distance is a golf course. In the middle of the island you can rent mopeds and bikes. A short walk down the beach will bring you to parasailing and Jet Ski rentals. Take the trolley for only 50 cents and ride down to the north end of the island and go out on the pier and enjoy Times Square. After spending the day on the very busy end of the island, take the trolley back to you peaceful and quiet getaway.

The condo is set up for families with children of all ages with books, movies, games, sand toys and noodles for the pool. There is a king bed and queen size sofa sleeper with an accordion door that can be pulled shut to make this 2 bedrooms. It is also perfect for that romantic holiday as it is very quiet and relaxing and the private balcony is also perfect for a glass of wine while watching the sunset. We even had a wedding proposal take place on the balcony this year and guests who got married on the beach! It is also a perfect honeymoon location!!

The condo is beautifully decorated and we keep everything updated for your enjoyment. The kitchen is completely furnished with stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, utensils, dishes, pots/pans, blender, toaster, etc. Linens are provided. There is a hair dryer, iron and ironing board.

We have a new queen size pull out sleeper and recliner in the living area. There is a table and chairs on the balcony so you can enjoy breakfast on the balcony and a kitchen table with 4 chairs in the kitchen. We have a new 32 inch TV with blue ray player with movies for all ages. Books, games and beach toys are supplied also. There are also beach towels, beach chairs, coolers, and beach umbrella for your use.

We now have high-speed internet directly into our condo!! It is possible to now make this a working vacation if necessary.

You never have to worry about boredom! There is parasailing, fishing, jet skiing, dolphin tours, sightseeing tours, day trips to the Keys, casino boats, lots of shopping and golf across the street. Tennis is available right on the grounds along with shuffleboard and grills to have a picnic outside. The pool is heated so it feels like bath water. Bikes and mopeds can be rented right on the island or take a trolley ride to the north end of the island to the pier and Times Square. Plus the beach is right outside your door!

Pets are welcome for an additional cost of $50 per week. The association does ask for proof of shots from your vet at least 30 days in advance of your visit. This is for your safety and also for the safety of your pet. Do not leave any part of the family behind!

More Details

Owner
Cory Bladorn
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Cory Bladorn

We live in Janesville, Wisconsin. My husband is a farmer and I work at home for the local hospital doing medical transcription. We have 2 children, our son who is currently at home with us and our daughter who will graduate this spring from UW-Milwaukee. We bought this property for our family vacation getaway and also someday as a retirement property (needed a place to escape the snow)!

Cory Bladorn purchased this condo in 2004

Why Cory Bladorn chose Fort Myers Beach

We traveled all over Florida with our children and fell in love with Fort Myers Beach. It is family friendly and you feel very safe at all times. The beach is very safe and even voted one of the top 10 safest beaches on the Travel Channel. We found renting a condo so much nicer than getting a hotel as you have all the conveniences of home. It is great for families as you can prepare meals in or you can choose to go out, you have snacks handy at all times, there is room for everyone to spread out, and just a great a great way to unpack and enjoy your vacation. The views are perfect and we absolutely love it! It is a great place to go fishing, collect seashells, watch the dolphins, and just relax. So nice and quiet and relaxing!

What makes this condo unique

We try to add amenities for everyone of all ages as it just makes it feel like home. We have books, movies and games for all ages. We keep sand toys and noodles for the pool as this makes it great for kids and handy for parents. The kitchen and bathroom are completely stocked with everything you need. There are beach towels, cooler, beach chairs and beach umbrella for your use. High-speed Internet directly into the condo.

Amenities

South Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 49 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Extra large bathroom with tub/shower and pedestal sink. It is large enough for a wheelchair but does not have a roll-in shower for a wheelchair. There is a large closet for clothes and a utility closet for beach items, iron/ironing board, mops/brooms, etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King Size bed. The living room has a queen-size sofa sleeper that is new. We have extra sheets, blankets and pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Linens &Towels Beach Towels, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella Coolers Dishes & Utensils Coffee Maker Microwave Dishwasher Toaster Blender Cable 32 inch TV with blue ray player Phone Movies, books, and games for all ages Clock Radio Hair dryer Iron and ironing board Washer/Dryer (in building) Gas BBQ Grill on premises HIGH-SPEED INTERNET accessed directly in the condo.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

5

Beautiful, quiet, elevator, pool and white sandy beach!!!! Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful view. The unit I was in had very comfortable furniture. Want to go back!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and glad you had a wonderful time!! We look forward to having you visit again. Take care!! Cory
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5

Private oasis

  • 5 of 5

Perfect little condo for the 3 of us. The kitchen was nice and we had breakfast on our patio every morning while we looked over the ocean. We pretty much saw dolphins every day at our private beach. We saw so much unique wildlife from several different sea birds to live starfish and conches. It was a perfect vacation for our family. We would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a wonderful time. We loved having you and your family and look forward to having you stay again when you can get to Fort Myers Beach. Cory
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5

Great place for my young family

  • 5 of 5

Perfect, safe,easy to get to, great place nice beach pool is heated big plus

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL VACATION CONDO

  • 5 of 5

WE HAD AN AMAZING TIME. THE CONDO IS BEAUTIFUL AND FURNISHED WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED INCLUDING BEACH CHAIRS AND TOWELS AND EMBRELLAS. THE VIEW FROM THE BALCONY OF THE GULF AND WHITE SANDY BEACH IS BREATHTAKING..IT HAS BEEN IN THE 80 S ALL WEEK. WE ALSO LOVED THE HEATED POOL. THE ONLY THING BAD IS PACKING UP AND LEAVING BUT WE WILL BE BACK. THANKS CORY AND BOB FOR SHARING YOUR BEAUTIFUL PARADISE ON EARTH.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

A little piece of paradise!

  • 4 of 5

We are a a young couple in our 70's with a Golden Doodle dog. We live on a 2200 acre lake in Nebraska. This was our second year at this condo and we have booked for next year.

Our primary requisites were dog friendly and a good view and access to the gulf. This place rated 5 stars in these categories. The wider area includes a dog beach and several dog parks and the Marina across the highway, behind Santine Mall is very dog friendly. The 4th floor condo view was absolutely gorgeous.

The bonuses included Santine Mall, within walking distance, which included several excellent eating establishments, boutiques, a weekly "Fresh Market", and the Marina. The condo complex includes 6 tennis courts and a nice pool. The condo complex is located on the south end of Ft. Meyer Beach, which provides for a quieter environment.

This unit is very livable without leaving you feeling uncomfortable about using it. It includes all the cooking, dining and linens you could ask for. Wifi is not reliable in the unit but is generally available in the lobby and commons.

The owners, though they live out of the area, are especially accommodating and pleasant to work with. They have been open and appreciative of our observations and comments.

We are very much looking forward to next year!!

Leona, Ben (the dog) and Bob

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Harbor Springs, Michigan, USA
5

Great Unit, Great Stay, and can't wait to come bac

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in this unit. The owners provided everything one would ever need during an extended stay in this beautiful area. The unit was very clean and organized, something, unfortunately I have not experienced at other condos/locations I have stayed in the past. The beach is right out the front of the unit which provides for amazing sunsets, wonderful beach walks, and yes, those frequent dolphin sightings. It was a place that was friendly to children as our 2 year old had a blast! The special bonus is the owners are fantastic people to work with. They truly want you to experience a piece of "heaven" during your stay in their unit. Seems like that is harder and harder to find now days so what a refreshing experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Apr 30 2017 - Dec 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Peak Season
Dec 17 2017 - Apr 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,099
 
 
Low Season
Apr 29 2018 - Dec 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Peak Season
Dec 16 2018 - Apr 27 2019
7 night minimum stay
$2,025
 
 
Low Season
Apr 28 2019 - Dec 14 2019
7 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$625
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

All cleaning fees are included!! No extra charges.

Discounts for extended stays.

A $200 security deposit is required at the time of booking. This is in addition to weekly or monthly rate but is refunded back to you upon inspection of the condo after your departure.

Pets are permitted for an additional $50 per week. The association does require that you send proof of vaccinations from your vet 30 days prior to your arrival. This is for your safety as well as your pets.

Check in is 3 p.m. and check out is 10 a.m.

Stays are from Saturday to Saturday (may make exceptions during low
season).

Rates subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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