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Charming Stilt Home on Quiet Street - Near Gulf & Beaches!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6; Mother-in-law suite also availlable!

Charming Stilt Home

This charming second floor home is 1700 sq feet of relaxed, comfortable living. You'll appreciate the open floor plan of the kitchen, dining, and living areas. Enjoy a spacious master bedroom with a king-sized bed, walk-in closet and adjoining office area. Master bath has a nice-sized shower and large vanity area to accommodate all of your toiletries!

There is plenty of room for extended family and friends in the other two guest bedrooms! The 2nd bedroom contains two twin-sized beds while the 3rd bedroom has a beautiful daybed with a trundle that pulls out to accommodate two more guests! The 2nd bathroom has a tub and shower.

The kitchen is fully equipped with plenty of space to work on the beautiful granite countertops.

The main house sleeps 6 guests in beds.

For an additional fee, the mother-in-law suite is available to rent and sleeps 4 more guests in beds.

Additional accommodations are available in the ground floor Mother-in-law suite (at an extra charge). The suite has a separate entrance and has a bedroom with queen size bed. The spacious living room also has a daybed that has a trundle bed and would sleep two more people. Kitchen and dining area as well as a bathroom with shower.Contact the owners with rent details on the suite.

The large, heated pool allows all of your guests to spread out and enjoy themselves!

Grilling is easy.........right outside of the kitchen on the upper lanai. Sit nearby, overlooking the pool, preparing your dinner and sipping your favorite beverage.

Parking is available for a boat/boat trailer if desired.

Small dogs are allowed.

More Details

Dan and Pat Cortelyou, Owners; Gaye McCance, Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Dan and Pat Cortelyou, Owners; Gaye McCance, Property Manager

We are a 'close to retirement' couple living in Illinois. We have had ties to Fort Myers since we begab visiting our grandparents here in the 1960's. Our family property is only a block away and we are happy to be back in the this quaint Iona/McGregor area that we are so fond of.

Dan and Pat Cortelyou, Owners; Gaye McCance, Property Manager purchased this house in 2011

Why Dan and Pat Cortelyou, Owners; Gaye McCance, Property Manager chose Fort Myers

This property is located in a quiet, private road. You have the spaciousness of a home with plenty of sleeping options for a large group of people. You're away from the hustle, bustle of traffic but still near to shopping.

What makes this house unique

The property manager for this home is our Sister, She is only a block away and can respond to any immediate needs or concerns that you may have during your stay..


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)


Sista vacation

  • 5 of 5

Welcoming home away from home! Would recommend this wonderful place to anyone and would love to return sometime! Ideal location! Driveway a bit hard to find especially after dark, just FYI. Gaye is exceptionally nice to work with!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We're happy you enjoyed your stay! Hope we get to host you again sometime.
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Phenomenal property & owners

  • 5 of 5

We were thoroughly impressed with this house. Close to everything we needed, more space than we could have dreamed of, and the owners are amazing! We will be looking into this property again when we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! You were the best renters, too! You took such great care of the home!
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We LOVED this home!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this home immensely!! This home provided more than we ever expected and provided a relaxing, comfortable, homey atmosphere to enjoy our visit in Florida. This home is in the perfect location to access Sanibel Island and many other enjoyable locations. We could have spent our entire vacation here and definitely hope to come back in the future!! Our children enjoyed the pool, the yard and grounds are beautiful and the home is comfortable, and provides over and above what you would expect from a vacation rental home. We were so blessed to have had the opportunity to visit Florida and stay in your home. Thank you!!

The Paxton Family

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and you liked the accommodations! Thank you for your nice review! We hope that you can join us again! Sincerely, Gaye
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  • 5 of 5

Belle et grande maison, bien équipée, située dans un quartier calme de Fort Myers.Piscine tres agréable dans une véranda( non vitrée mais équipée de mousticaires)jouxtant un jardin de cocotiers.Il y a un barbecue américain Excellente situation tout près de Sanibel ,des plages de Fort Myers et d un centre de magasins d'usine (outlet)Gaye est très sympathique et prête à donner de bons conseils.Thank you Gaye !

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Just As Wonderful The Second Time

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time my family has stayed here. It's a beautiful quiet neighborhood. The house is perfect and has everything that a family could need for a vacation. Beds are comfortable. Kitchen is well stocked. Plenty of towels. The pool is always clean. Great location to go to Sanibel Island. Gaye is always a pleasure to work with. Thank you again.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Amazing, comfortable, and convenient home!

  • 5 of 5

The property exceeded our expectations to be honest! It is a beautiful well-maintained home and property. The owner's booked us on very short-notice due to our previous accommodations with another family were cancelled. The pool is amazing and the common areas have everything you can ever want and need for a short-term vacation, i.e. plates, utensils, cable TV, net, etc. More importantly, the home is conveniently located to Sanabiel Island beaches which is awesome! Thanks again!


  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
May break
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall/Early Holiday
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday season
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Weekly Rate: $800 - $900

Monthly Rate: $2500 - $3300
January - April $3300.00/month 900.00/week
May $2750.00/month 900.00/week
June - October $2500.00/month 800.00/week
November - December $2750.00/month 900.00/week

Deposit is required to hold reservation. Balance due upon arrival for weekly rentals. Longer term rentals require additional payments prior to arrival, based on length of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Iona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , This is a trundle bed
  • Additional bedroom (queen) and daybed (sleeps 2) in the separate Mother-in-law suite apartment. (additional charge)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Don't fight the traffic..;..instead stay in Southwest Fort Myers near the bridge to Sanibel Island;.where you have access to all of the amenities. Two miles to the bridge to Sanibel Island, 2 miles to public boat ramp to get out onto the Gulf of Mexico, 1 ½ mile to local Bunche Beach, 2 blocks to the Tanger Outlet Mall, 2 blocks to the fresh fruit & vegetable stand, & 1/2; mile to the grocery store and only 1 mile to Target! Five miles to famous Ft. Myers Beach. Everything you need but no sitting in traffic to get where you want to go!

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