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Jays Getaway waterfront home, boat dock, bikes, canoe, fishing, WALK TO BEACH!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Waterfront Two bedroom, Two Bathroom, Walk to Fort Myers Beach and Times Square

On a beautiful direct gulf access canal, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is the perfect location for your tropical vacation, FULLY EQUIPPED with everything you will need! This charming canal front home is a fun and relaxing house....WALK TO BEACH or public pool and we provide BIKES a CANOE, FISHING POLES and tackle and bait bucket to catch fish off the back dock, Or Lounge chairs to sunbathe, coolers, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, sand toys, tennis rackets, basketball, football, soccer ball, lots of DVD's and music CD's...something for everyone to enjoy!

Bike, canoe, fish from your private dock, or just relax on your spacious (10' x 24') lanai & enjoy morning coffee watching the fish jump or an evening cocktail to watch the sunset. Feel like beachin' it? Walk to Fort Myers Public Beach/Pier or Times Square for shopping, restaurants, & nightly entertainment.

Fully furnished 2 bedroom(King Bed, Queen bed), 2 full bathroom home, with NEW wood laminate floors throughout, is only a short walk to Fort Myers Public Beach. Living room has overstuffed comfy sofa and chair, TV, DVD player and CD stereo & FREE WIFI! adjacent to formal dining room that comfortably seats six people, with an additional dining area on the back lanai. The kitchen is well appointed with all the amenities and comforts of home. Whip up some delicious meals for guests in the kitchen or BBQ outside on the gas grill.

Spacious Master Bedroom has a King size bed, luxurious linens, with Led TV and DVD player and walk-in closet. Spacious master bathroom has double sinks with an Oversized tiled shower. Guest bedroom has a queen bed and cable TV and guest bathroom has a tub and shower. Also, home has a FULL SIZE WASHER AND DRYER. Central heat and air with ceiling fans in the master and living area. FREE PARKING TWO SPACES!

Enjoy visiting Sanibel Island and walk to Fort Myers beach, some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida. Walk or ride the 7 miles of sugar sand beach. Swim with the Dolphins and manatees or enjoy the public pool and waterpark. Search for shells and sand dollars. Charter boats, jet ski or parasail rentals are just minutes away. Also you can enjoy a day or night on a Casino boat, or just boat or fish right off of your private dock with the canoe and fishing poles we provide! Venture off a little further to museums, the Imaginarium, Calusa Nature Center, The Shell Factory, Everglades Airboat or Swamp Buggy Excursions, Dog Races, Everblades Hockey, Professional Baseball as JetBlue Park is spring training home to the Red Sox and Hammond Stadium home of Minnesota Twins, Fort Myers Miracle, and Perfect Game Baseball, all just minutes away.

While we do not allow smoking in the house, you may feel free to smoke anywhere outside. This comfortable home is kid & PET FRIENDLY and in a great location. You will be close enough to restaurants and bars but far enough for peace and quiet as your days drift by on your tropical vacation. We do whatever we can to make your stay a success. We hope you can make it and look forward to hearing from you soon!

More Details

Jay and Allison Gruber
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2018

About Jay and Allison Gruber

Jay and Allison live in the city of Cape Coral in Southwest Florida. Jay, a huge Univ. of Florida Gator Fan owns a printing company and grew up locally, boating and fishing. Allison, grew up in suburbs of Chicago, playing tennis and other sports. A graduate of Florida State University she promotes sports tourism, working closely with the local hospitality industry for the past 20+ years. Both of them enjoy boating, all water sports and the outdoors and sharing their our love of this area with family and friends and through their vacation homes! Their passion is for every one of their guests to enjoy the most relaxing vacation experience and explore the fun things locally that make this SW FL area unique and special!

Jay and Allison Gruber purchased this house in 2006

Why Jay and Allison Gruber chose Ft Myers Beach

Close enough to walk to the beaches and all the fun stuff. . . yet far enough to get away from it all to relax and enjoy the peaceful part of living on the barrier islands!

Great place to escape from the beach traffic. Relax on the large back lanai, sip a cold drink, and watch the sunset. . .or see wildlife at its best, never know what you'll see. . .dolphins or manatees swimming down the canal, or mullet jumping, or watch the Osprey or bald Eagle glide by with a fish in their talons, or the beautiful great blue and white herons who like to visit the back dock! Their love for animals allow this unit to be Pet Friendly

What makes this house unique

We take great pride in most all of our guests comment that they have traveled and visited many places and ours by far has been the Cleanest and most well equipped! Our high standards are second to none and our guest satisfaction means everything to us!


Ft Myers Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large Master Bathroom, oversized shower with dual sinks
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has King Bed, walkin closet, Large bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
A/C, Washer/Dryer, Boat/Trailer parking, Cable TV(3), WiFi High Speed Internet, VCR, DVD, Video Library, Full Kitchen, Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Dishwasher, Oven/Stove 10' x 24' covered Lanai overlooking water, BBQ Grill, Private dock for your boat or fishing. Bikes and canoe included.


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Jays Getaway waterfront home, boat dock, bikes, canoe, fishing, WALK TO BEACH!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Stourport-on-Severn, England

Spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our 28 night stay was fantastic and that was definitely thanks to having such wonderful accommodation. There was plenty of space for the two of us, it was very well equipped with all you could possibly need to cater for yourselves. Very clean, fresh, bright and comfortable. It was a real home from home and it was so good we only ate out for 6 nights of the 28. We loved the quiet, relaxing atmosphere and made full use of our rear deck/porch area with only the sound of fish jumping and plopping back into the water. Easy walk to bars, restaurants and shops in town, half mile to 1 mile max. Short drive to the Publix supermarket and Wal-mart for all grocery requirements and more. We cannot fault the house or the location and we had amazing weather, really did not want to come home - would love this for our retirement!!!! Hope to return one day. Thank you Jay for being such a helpful and kind host, although we never got to meet it was a pleasure dealing with you via e-mail and phone.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We are so glad you had a wonderful stay. Look forward to your return so we can finally meet! Cheers, Jay and Allison
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Great Holiday Visit

  • 5 of 5

We loved our recent Christmas stay. This property supplied everything you could imagine. Loved sitting on the dock listening to the fish jumping in the canal. So peaceful. Took advantage of the canoe and paddled around Hurricane Bay. Easy 5 minutes over the bridge to Ft. Myers Beach or just about 15 minutes to Sanibel. Grocery stores nearby. Don't miss eating at Doc Fords - just under the bridge, great food!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and experienced San Carlos Island. . . as Jay always says, close enough to take advantage of everything the beach has to offer, yet far enough to relax and enjoy the tranquility and beauty of nature!
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Felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

When they say "you don't need anything", they really mean it! Everything is there! It feels like you're at home. The place is beautiful, very clean, stocked with all the necessities and then some, comfy beds, a great location close to everything, but on a quiet street. Jay was a pleasure to work with and was very helpful in suggesting some local restaurants. Even though we had a tropical storm come through, we still managed to get plenty of sun, lots of shells and great beach time! Hoping to come back again some day. Stay won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your kind words. We are so happy you had a nice stay in spite of the weather. Thanks for leaving the place immaculate we welcome you all back anytime! Jay
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay - very well stocked, lovely location. Also very near a couple of the best bars/restaurants (Doc Fords, Dixies, etc.).

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Richland, MI

Beautiful, clean and very well equipped

  • 5 of 5

Jays Getaway worked perfect for us. We had 4 adults, and there was plenty of room for everyone and everything. The beds are very comfortable. Having 2 full baths is great - both were nice and very clean. We were happy to find it so well equipped. Flying in, you never know what you should bring...... there was soap, shampoo and conditioner, beach towels, spices, coffee filters, sugar, and some condiments. Pretty much everything you could ask for. The kitchen is great with so many dishes, pans, glasses and cups. Everything was clean and well cared for. The channel front is so neat and clean and relaxing. We used the fishing poles that were provided, and spent many hours on the front deck watching the fish jump, laying in the sun, and seeing the beautiful sunsets. We were happy to find some real "Gems" within a VERY short walking or driving distance too. Our favorites included the fresh seafood shop on Buttonwood, Parrot Key and Bootleggers restaurants at Salty Sams, and Doc Ford's all have WONDERFUL food, and we did a fishing charter with Captain Mike and also rented a pontoon boat from Salty Sams. All in all, it is as described and as the photos present. Jay is very nice and easy to work with. Jays getaway provides a great spot to have a wonderful time in Fort Myers Beach. Thanks Jay!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you all had such a wonderful vacation! Sounds like you enjoyed and experienced many of the things that make this area so special and unique. Thanks again for taking such great care of the place, hope to see you soon! Cheers, Jay
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Great Rental

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Jay's rental and loved it. All you need to bring is clothes and you are good to go! We arrived very late from the airport with tired kids and when we arrived it was very welcoming and comforting. It was a great fit for our family of 4. The home is well stocked with everything you need and more! Will definitely be looking into this home for a return visit to Fort Myers Beach. Jay was great to work with, very accommodating and responded quickly.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Parrot Key or Doc Fords
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Key West Express
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Parrot Key or Doc Fords or Dixie Fish House
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Fort Myers
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Walk, Swim or Sunbathe at the beach.

* Take the high speed ferry to Key West for the day!.

* Festivals, Shopping, Watersports,Fishing, Boating.

* GREAT FOOD dine at fun outdoor restaurants.

* Baseball, Hockey, dinner show, Museums!.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Relax on back lanai and enjoy the Nature!.

* Layout or take a walk on the beach.

* Reconnect with Family & Friends.

* Canoe or bike to great restaurants.

* Explore the area gorgeous parks.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Build sand castle or swim at the beach.

* Jungle Golf.

* Waterparks.

* Bike or train ride in Lakes Park.

* Shelling on Fort Myers Beach or Sanibel.

You will love the white sand beach with restaurants, shops and entertainment just 1 mile. No need for a car it is a beautiful walk or there is a trolley. At the end of the street you can take the Key West Express to the keys for the day or stay the night this large High Speed Ferry is a wonderful three hour boat trip via the gulf of mexico. Don't feel like cooking within a block are 2 great waterfront restaurants with entertainment nightly. Activities (on site and nearby):Fort Myers Beach, Shelling on Sanibel Island ,Lovers Key, Estero Island, San Carlos Island, Germain arena, Barbara B Mann, FGCU, FSW, Cape Coral, Fort Myers Edison Ford Winter Estates, JetBlue Park, CenturyLink sports complex,

NARCh, Roy Hobbs Baseball, Perfect Game Baseball, Senior Games, NCRHA, Fort Myers Skatium, Kelly Road Soccer Complex, FYSA, The Series, Germain Arena, JetBlue Park, USA Baseball, Lee County Sports Complex, Wakeehatchee Community Center, Lynn Hall Park, Bay Oaks community Center, Fort Myers Beach swimming pool, Bay Oaks Public Tennis Courts, Golf, Tennis, Zoo/Wildlife Park, Shopping, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Germain Arena,

Kayaking, Sailing, Boating, Waterskiing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing,

Shelling, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Windsurfing,

Biking, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Fitness

Center/Gym, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Basketball Court,

Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Live Theatre, Museums, Horseshoes,

Miniature golf, Shuffleboard, Horseback Riding, Hot Air Ballooning.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500

Monthly rates are based upon 28 nights, and based upon two people. Extended stay discounts available, Please call about multiple weeks or months!

Monthly Rate: $1500 - $4500

Holiday weeks add $250.
Cleaning Fee: $100. Security Deposit: $500.
11% FL Sales Tax.
Check-in 4pm Check-out 10:00am Early arrival & late check outs may be available if arranged with owner in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.