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Pelican Cove- Family Waterfront Home With Large Pool, Hot Tub & Dock, Sleeps 11

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Overview

Property

Updated: 18-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 11
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Family, Waterfront Home With Large Pool Set In Quiet Private Community

Pelican Cove is a family waterfront home with a large heated pool offering accommodation for up to 11 persons between the four bedrooms. Set in the beautiful and quiet private community of Siesta Isles with no through traffic.

The house totals around 2,900 sq ft and has four bedrooms and three bathrooms- one large bedroom and bathroom being in a self-contained unit (Pelican Nest) at ground level. This makes the home ideal for a large or extended family or say for grandparents to be with the family but to also enjoy their own space.

The large heated pool (30 x 12 ft) enjoys sunshine throughout the whole day and is perfect for playing/ doing laps, or simply chilling on the sun loungers (6 provided). There is also a large table with chairs for outdoor dining. The private dock on the canal right behind the house is a perfect spot for fishing or for mooring a boat which can be hired from one of the many local marinas. A cabana houses a hot tub with stunning views over the water. Quality outdoor lighting allows the pool area to be used and enjoyed after dark.

In Pelican Cove (upstairs), the lounge area contains a large sectional sofa so that your family can cuddle up and watch their favourite TV show or movie (blu ray player). The open plan recently refurbished kitchen area has a large dining table and breakfast bar. A large utility/ laundry room is connected to the kitchen. Patio doors lead out to a screened lanai overlooking the pool and canal.

The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with double shower, walk-in closet and TV. It also has sliding doors to the lanai where you can take in the bay breeze and canal activity. There are two other bedrooms, one has a double bed with direct access to the family bathroom and a walk-in closet. The third bedroom contains two twin beds and walk-in closet.

The downstairs unit (Pelican Nest) is made up of a combined kitchen, dining and lounge. There is one large bedroom/ suite with two double beds, one single, sofa and walk-in closet. A full length drape/ curtain provides additional privy between beds if required. The entrance hall also has a sofa bed if required. There is one bathroom with a shower. The kitchen leads directly on to the pool and patio.

Our home is also equipped with high speed WiFi. We also provide bath and pool towels, hairdryer and full size washer and dryer.

There are numerous restaurants and supermarkets (Walmart and Publix 1.5 miles away) nearby as well as other attractions such as golf courses, crazy golf, designer shopping outlets and of course the beach!

There is plenty of parking for 4 cars or more.

You and your family will love this perfect setting- so relaxing and peaceful and yet so close to everything, with something for everyone of all ages.

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jim and Louise Allpass
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2017

About Jim and Louise Allpass

We live in the UK, 35 miles west of London, and have been visiting Florida regularly over the last 30 years. We purchased our first home in Fort Myers in 2002, an executive villa on Beach walk Isles. Having successfully rented the property and enjoyed staying there ourselves we decided, in early 2015, to look for a second home there which is slightly larger and also a waterfront home. We closed on this home in July 2015. We look forward to one day spend a significant amount of time at the home and to become boat owners!

Jim and Louise Allpass purchased this house in 2015

Why Jim and Louise Allpass chose Fort Myers Beach

The location is first class in terms of being so close to the beach but also in a quiet and attractive neighbourhood. Prior to purchasing the home we rented this property for a few days to ensure that it fulfilled our requirements in terms of a spacious home and being able to enjoy the outdoor life. We rented a boat which confirmed that we could be in the Gulf or backwaters behind Estero Island in 10 minutes. Whilst enjoying the pool area we saw both manatees and dolphins swimming up the canal. The additional accommodation downstairs will be ideal when either our adult children, other family members or friends come to stay with us.

What makes this house unique

Tranquility, easy access to the gulf by boat, all amenities close by.

22 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

5

Great rental on a canal and very close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay over Christmas and New Years. We had 4 couples staying over the 15 days and had a great time. The new dock and boat wells worked out perfect for 26' rental boat and gave great views of the canal. Dolphins, manatee, and even alligators passed by! The pool and hot tub were warm just as requested. We rented both the upper and lower units and used the lower unit primarily for the pool and entertaining. Would definitely book again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful House in Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved the layout of Pelican Cove which had everything on hand for us to have a really relaxing stay. Jim and Louise have obviously put a lot of thought into the personal touches and we felt very much at home as soon as we stepped through the front door. There is plenty to do and lots to see in and around Fort Myers. We enjoyed exploring on foot and, for those interested in flying, we hired a plane from Paragon Flight School nearby and flew down the coast to the Keys. Thanks again Louise and Jim for a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Fascinating to hear how you got to the Keys. We have used the Key West Express ferry (departs 5 mins from our home) which is a great way to get there but flying yourself down sounds even better!
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5

Beautiful property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property and what a great location! Clean, comfortable and spacious with all the facilities you need. We loved the canoes and saw dolphins on all 3 occasions we ventured down the canal into the open water of Pelican Bay. We even went for breakfast on San Carlos Island by canoe! The hot tub and pool were great after a day exploring Sanibel and Captiva. I'd thoroughly recommend this as a location for a family holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, especially the kayaking. It is an ideal spot to kayak from if guests are considering renting kayaks which are available nearby.
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5

A beautiful holiday home, in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic holiday! We would recommend this place to everyone. The accommodation was beautiful, spacious and clean. We were a family of 5 adults and one child (2 yr old) the pool was plenty big enough for us all, with a good supply of inflatables - we didn't need heating at all for this time of year. We contacted the owner & manager, with a couple of questions we found them to be extremely prompt in their replies and actions - the owner in particular went over any beyond helping us with any queries both before and during our stay - thank you Jim! We saw dolphins swim past most days along with manatees basking in the canal system, the fishing was great too! During our stay our daughter got married, we would highly recommend any couples thinking of a beach wedding to contact Beach Promises LLC. (http://www.beachpromises.com/)

The accommodation is just a short walk from the Bayside Grille & Pinchers Crab Shack, which we enjoyed. Pastabilities & More just being a short drive. The nearest Walmart is just a short drive or cycle away too. Jungle golf was brilliant, as was Pelican Arcade Beach Bowl - who went that extra mile to keep our 2 year old entertained. For anyone looking for a round of golf we'd highly recommend Pelican Preserve Golf Club - an amazing course with refreshments brought out to you on the course! Sanibel and Miromar outlets are a must too!

An amazing time was had by all of us, and we can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to hear all went well with your stay and the wedding. Thank you too for the various recommendations which are very much appreciated by us and future guests. Very much hoping that you will be able to return soon.
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5

Annual Girl's trip

  • 5 of 5

We take an annual girl's trip this was our 5th. By far this was the nicest house we have had. It was so clean, perfect layout, great beds and pillows, everything you need in the kitchen, for us as we spent all day at the pool and screened in area at night it was outstanding. Jim was so quick to respond, he made the reservation process so easy. We will definitely be back. Seriously considering this for our family trips as well. Thank you Jim!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that everything went well and thank you for your positive comments. We would be delighted to welcome you back either as a family or with the girls again!
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4

Large Poperty, Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We are a family of 7 (including the Grandparents). The house was spotlessly clean and just as the pictures show. The accommodation downstairs is a little more dated than upstairs but again very clean.

All towels are provided for the pool and the beach, the filter on the pool was not working too well but a phone call and the pool guy was there within an hour and all sorted.

It is a fantastic location a few minutes drive from Fort Myers Beach and restaurants such as Doc Fords and Pinchers.

It is worth a trip to the Beach Cinema on Fort Myers Beach - they serve food and drink as you watch the movie.

We drove to Sanibel/Captiva islands and enjoyed a drink in 'The Mucky Duck English Pub', you can park there for free and spend time on the beach.

The kids loved the pool and the WiFi of course - loads of floats etc for them to play with. If you go the beach there is beach chairs, umbrella etc.

I would definitely recommend this property to friends and family and hope we can return in the future.

Thank you Jim and Louise

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. Sorry to hear you had a small issue with the pool but glad that the management company sorted it out very promptly which is our experience and having them based a short distance away means they can respond very quickly. With regard to your comment about the accommodation in Pelican Cove in being a little dated we do have this in hand in that on our next visit in October we are planning to replace all the dark bedroom furniture with something more modern and lighter in colour. We certainly hope you can return in the not too distant future.
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Location

From the Owner

The location is first class in terms of being so close to the beach but also in a quiet and attractive neighbourhood. Prior to purchasing the home we rented this property for a few days to ensure that it fulfilled our requirements in terms of a spacious home and being able to enjoy the outdoor life. We rented a boat which confirmed that we could be in the Gulf or backwaters behind Estero Island in 10 minutes. Whilst enjoying the pool area we saw both manatees and dolphins swimming up the canal. The additional accommodation downstairs will be ideal when either our adult children, other family members or friends come to stay with us.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : South West Florida International (RSW) at 15 Miles Nearest Barpub : Bayside Grille at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Shell Point Golf Club at 5 Miles Nearest Motorway : Interstate 75 at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Pinchers Crabshack at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Fort Myers beach at 1.5 Miles Car: recommended

The house is ideally situated for Fort Myers beach being just over a mile before the bridge over the Estero Island. Outside peak times and season the beach is either a 5 min drive, 30 min walk or alternatively the trolley bus stops at the entrance to Siesta Isle. The island resorts of Sanibel and Captiva are a 15 minute drive away. Miami, Tampa and Orlando are all within easy reach.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid season
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,443
for 7 nights
£1,443
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,894
for 7 nights
£1,894
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Prime season
1 Mar 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,164
for 7 nights
£2,164
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
17 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,443
for 7 nights
£1,443
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,263
for 7 nights
£1,263
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,894
for 7 nights
£1,894
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
3 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,263
for 7 nights
£1,263
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
15 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,443
for 7 nights
£1,443
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
16 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,894
for 7 nights
£1,894
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
3 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,578
for 7 nights
£1,578
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,074
for 7 nights
£2,074
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £45 per night, per additional guest
 
Prime season
1 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,390
for 7 nights
£2,390
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £45 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
9 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,578
for 7 nights
£1,578
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,285
for 7 nights
£1,285
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 11.0%

NOTE THAT THE RATES ABOVE ARE FOR THE WEEKLY RENTAL OF THE PELICAN COVE WHICH SLEEPS A MAXIMUM OF 6 PERSONS INCLUDING FULL CLEAN AT THE END OF YOUR STAY. Rental of the downstairs unit- Pelican Cove- (max 5 persons) at peak period is subject to a further charge of $40 per additional person per night over and above 6 persons. The rate, outside prime and high season, is an additional $25 per person per night.

If required (recommended Nov- Apr) POOL HEAT is charged at $150 PER WEEK

For rentals during Prime and High season arrival and departure day must be a Saturday
Security deposit: A valid credit card is required to be put on file at check-in.

We accept payment by bank transfer, cheque, PayPal or we can accept payment by credit card in US dollars only. Payment by credit card or PayPal carry an additional charge of 2.5% on the total amount being collected.

A grill/ barbecue or a crib/ cot can be rented during your stay through our management company. Each is available from US$75 per week (max $200).

Guests under the age of 30 can only check in with two parents or official guardians.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Tranquility, easy access to the gulf by boat, all amenities close by.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Master ensuite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Twin basin, large shower with 2 shower heads
  • Family bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Located in Pelican Nest

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, En suite bathroom, TV
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, En suite bathroom, chest of drawers, large walk in cupboard
  • Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed, Chest of drawers and large walk in cupboard
  • Bedroom suite- Pelican Nest - 2 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, Includes a sofa, chest of drawer, large walk in closet

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Partner Offers

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Portable wifi hotspot