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Boat included with this comfortable pool home - free WIFI.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Step out your back door to explore Cape Coral's beautiful waterways

Villa Foster in Cape Coral, Florida is a beautiful rental home in a peaceful, tropical setting. It comes with all the amenities that you could want for your perfect holiday, including your own boat! The west-facing, spacious pool deck / lanai is perfect for viewing the evening sunset and the late day sun makes swimming in your heated pool more enjoyable. Take boat rides on the 21 ft. Hurricane Fun Deck or stay poolside where you can swim, work on your tan, read a book or cook on your BBQ grill. Or, if you prefer, just walk down to your dock. There you can fish or just relax under the tiki-hut with a cocktail, while feeling the cool breezes and keeping an eye out to view jumping fish or an occasional dolphin or manatee that may swim by. The dock extends out 30 feet over the canal and it will make you feel like you are floating on the water. Villa Foster's local, attentive property management keeps everything running smooth. The comfort, ease, and beauty of staying at Villa Foster is sure to make your vacation perfectly special.

THE BOAT:

The property's Hurricane Fun Deck 201 is perfect for cruising the canals, spending a day on the river or visiting one of the many beaches nearby. With canal access from the home's private boat dock, you can reach the Caloosahatchee River in just a couple of minutes and the Gulf of Mexico in just about 45 minutes. There is nothing to compare with boating to one of the nearby restaurants or marinas for lunch or dinner. With comfortable seating for six, this is a great boat for cruising local waters or catching fish for your dinner. The boat sports a relatively new, 150 hp, Yamaha 4 stroke, outboard engine which starts easily and is super quiet.

THE SALT WATER POOL:

-Our pool is 14 feet by 32 feet (approximately 4.6 meters by 10.3 meters).

-It has an electric heater and thermal pool cover for use during the cooler months (mid-November to mid-April).

-It faces west for maximum sun exposure and great sunsets. (As you look at Cape Coral, Florida rentals make sure you ask which direction the pool faces! You will be VERY unhappy with a north or east facing pool which would be in the shadows for most of the day.)

FISHING:

There are a few fishing poles and some tackle in Villa Foster's garage for our guests to use. However, if you are more serious about the sport, you should bring your own gear and ask our check out captain for guidance, because there is some great fishing to be had in Cape Coral.

GETTING AROUND IN CAPE CORAL:

A rental car is recommended. Cape Coral is the largest city in Florida (land wise) and has over 400 miles of canals. This means that getting around on foot or by bike is not practical.

AREA AIRPORTS:

The closest airport is Southwest International in Fort Myers airport (airport code RSW). This is approximately 25 minutes away from Villa Foster. Other Florida airports our guests have used include Tampa (TPA), Miami (MIA) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL). One word of caution, if you rent a car from the Miami airport, get detailed directions on how to return it as the signage for rental car returns is MISERABLE.

OTHER:

-You must pay the cleaning service directly! Please remember to leave $140.00 on the kitchen counter for them just prior to departing the villa, at the end of your stay.

-You must pay the $150.00 captain's fee directly to the US licensed Coast Guard captain that does your boat check-in, check-out and orientation of the waterways.

-Sometime after booking, you will receive an email from CSA to purchase travel insurance damage protection. For a fee of just $99.00 you will be covered for up to $5,000.00, and this includes the boat, as well.

More Details

Owner
Dino
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About Dino

I am a retired professional business man. In what was my day to day job, I took pride in making sure that my customers were satisfied with the quality of products and the level of service that they receive from me. This is the attitude that I bring to Villa Foster. Combine this with my desire to make Villa Foster the kind of place where my family likes to vacation and where we plan to retire to one day, and I believe that this is the winning combination that makes Villa Foster so special.

Dino purchased this house in 2010

Why Dino chose Cape Coral

Here you will have all of the amenities of home combined with spectacular views and the use of your very own boat.

What makes this house unique

I love sitting or dinning out on the pool deck (lanai) and gazing at the beautiful view of water and palm trees. The lanai is spacious enough that even when it rains you can still stay outside. Should you choose to be inside, the great room offers amazing unobstructed views as the whole back wall consists of 3 floor to ceiling glass sliding doors.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Cape Coral in the Lee County

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1) The cleaning fee is not included in the rate that you paid. Please remember to leave $140.00 on the kitchen counter before departing the villa.
  • 2) A $150.00 fee for the USCG licensed captain to conduct the boat orientation is to be paid directly by you to the captain, upon its completion.
  • 3) You must purchase $5,000.00 worth of travel damage protection insurance directly from CSA for $99.00 and provide me with your policy number.
Location Type:
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , cabana bath
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Sunken tub
  • The master bath is separated from the master bedroom by double pocket doors. It has a huge sunken tub that overlooks its own private garden. The door to the garden is a pocket slider that you may leave open for great airflow should you wish. The commode and shower in the master bath are separated from the main bath by a privacy pocket door, as well. The double sink vanity provides plenty of room for two to get ready at the same time and features a bench underneath in case you would like to sit down while doing your make-up. On the opposite wall of the vanity is a large walk-in closet. The 2nd bathroom is the lanai / pool bath. It opens onto the pool deck and is in the hall just outside the other two bedrooms and near the kitchen. For swimmers convenience, you can access both the commode and the shower straight from the lanai.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , private bath
  • The spacious master bedroom has a king-sized bed, a lounge chair with reading lamp, an 8 drawer dresser, and a large, flat screen, high definition, plasma TV. There is a walk-in closet in the attached master bath. Opposite the master bath, double glass doors disappear on a special track when opened onto the pool deck. This gives the room a wide open feel. Across the living area are two more good-sized bedrooms. One bedroom has a queen-sized bed, TV, dresser, and over sized closet. The other bedroom has two twin beds, a dresser and a closet. There is also a toddler bed and pack-n-play (play-pen) available for our guests’.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have a local property manager who makes sure our house is stocked and everything is in good working order between each rental and, should you have a question or concern during your stay, she is just minutes away. Our boat check-outs and orientations are done by US Coast Guard approved and professionally licensed Captains. You will have access to unlimited, free towing from "BOAT-US", in the unlikely event that you should happen to get stranded while out on the water. Your credit card will be used by me to secure a minimum security damage deposit of $1,000.00. You are still liable for the cost of repair for any and all damages that you incur above this amount. By giving to me your credit card details, you have expressed your consent of my right to tender your card for this purpose. In addition, you must purchase $5,000.00 worth of travel damage protection insurance. After you book, "CSA" will send you an email offering this insurance to you for just $99.00 (covers boat, as well).

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Boat included with this comfortable pool home - free WIFI.
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5

We loved it! Great family trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 spent spring break week at Villa Foster. Truely loved our time there. Everything you could need. Captain Rick set us up on the boat our first morning. An absolute must to get a feel for the local waterways. We spent several days fishing both off the dock and on the boat. Unfortunately, we didn’t catch anything we wanted to eat, but there are plenty of restaurants in the area. Naturally we also enjoyed the pool and an evening drink in the tiki hut down by the water. Very relaxing. I should add one of the cleanest and well stocked homes we’ve ever rented. Thank you Dino.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

over the top nice

  • 5 of 5

awesome time beautiful house attention to detail had everything to make our stay enjoyable will definetly rent again in the future

thanks for everthing

mark & pat

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Thankyou for sharing your house with us. It is such a lovely place. I loved every inch of it. It was perfectly equipped with everything you could possibly need. I was very impressed.

I must say I was very sad to leave this paradise! It was a dream come true.

Unforgettable!

Thanks once again!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house in a good location.

  • 5 of 5

This was our 6th time at this house and it is just as beautiful as the first time we came here. The house has everything that you need and is in a great location. We are already planning our next trip here.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Villa Foster. The villa was beautiful with everything we needed. It was great to have all the toiletries provided, even shampoo, conditioner and shower gel. The pool was very inviting, we used it every afternoon as we went out on the boat most mornings. It was great fun, beautiful , relaxing especially when we saw dolphins. The dock area was lovely to sit on under the tiki hut either during the day or Night with a drink and a book. The villa was clean and well maintained. There are plenty of restaurants nearby. We visited Applebee's, Perkins, Domino's pizza and a short drive to Fathoms restaurant. Walmart and publix are also nearby. We would definitely recommend Villa Foster and would love to go back. Fabulous 2 weeks holiday. Thanks Dino.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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Another great vacation at Villa Foster

  • 5 of 5

Once again we had a great vacation at Villa Foster. This was our fifth time at this property and we will be returning again next year. It is a beautiful house with all of the amenities that you could ask for. The pool is absolutely beautiful and the property is well kept. We did not use the boat this year but have enjoyed using it to travel to the Gulf in the past. The location is very close to the attractions and restaurants that we have come to enjoy. The owner is very receptive and helpful and continues every year to improve on this beautiful property.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Southwest International Airport (RSW) / Fort Myers
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Del Prado Boulevard and Veteran's Memorial Parkway
Car: necessary

Cape Coral, Florida is paradise for boaters and all those who love the water. The convenience of a boat behind this vacation rental cannot be minimized. You can take trips to one of the many beaches in the area, to restaurants and bars, or just go fishing. While in your villa, there is nothing like looking out any rear-facing door or window onto the beautiful lanai and seeing the pool, the peaceful canal, and majestic palm trees. Furthermore, the tiki-hut and dock seating offer another dimension to your Villa Foster experience. Take your morning coffee or your evening cocktails down to the dock and enjoy relaxing sea breezes as you appear to float along the water. Occasionally, a dolphin or a manatee will happen to swim by, so pay attention for this special treat. From the moment you wake up to when you go to bed at night, the tranquility of the water and sun is an experience beyond compare.

Other Activities: The property has two adult bicycles.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Cape Coral, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off Peak
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,733
for 4 nights
£2,401
 
 
Peak
1 Nov 2018 - 31 May 2019
6 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 6 nights
£2,776
 
 
Off Peak
1 Jun 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,755
for 4 nights
£2,439
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,899
for 4 nights
£2,692
 

Additional pricing information

3 additional guests £227.73 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £759.1
1 additional guest £75.91 + Tax
2 additional guests £151.82 + Tax
4 additional guests £303.64 + Tax

Please send an email to request a rate quote based on the length of your visit and the number of guests in your party. The rate listed is for two adults and up to four children under 18 years of age. Each additional adult over the first two will increase the base rate by another $100.00 per week. Maximum occupancy is 6 guests.

A $500.00 surcharge will be added to the rate for each holiday of New Years Eve and/or Christmas.

An additional fee of $140.00 is required for the cleaning service and is payable directly to them. Therefore, please remember to leave $140.00 on the kitchen counter prior to your departing the villa.

An additional and mandatory fee of $150.00 is required for the US Coast Guard licensed captain to visit with you and conduct the boat check-in / check-out with orientation of the waterways. This fee is to be paid directly to the captain after completion of the boat check and the signing of the Standard Watercraft and Equipment Rental Agreement form.

You must purchase travel damage protection insurance from CSA Travel Insurance (affiliated with Homeaway). Once you have booked Villa Foster, I will inform CSA of the details of your upcoming stay. They will send to you an email so that you may purchase $5,000.00 worth of protection for just $99.00, which will cover the boat, as well.

As I have already listed and in addition to the insurance, I must obtain a minimum security damage deposit of $1,000.00 to cover other issues that may arise during your stay which are not covered by the CSA insurance policy.

Please know that you are still responsible for any and all damages above any insurance purchased or security deposit given and your renting of Villa Foster constitutes your acceptance of this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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