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Beautiful Florida Beach Cottage just steps from White Sand Beach & Gulf

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Lovely 2 bedroom 2 bath beach cottage with open living room, dining area and fully equipped kitchen. One cottage back from the beach front but with beach front views at half the price of a beach front cottage. Queen and twin bedrooms each with their own private bath. A roomy comfortable living area with new sofas and chairs to lounge on after a day at the beach. The living room area is surrounded by windows with gulf and beach views. The large front deck with an umbrella table and lounge chairs is a great place for morning coffee or evening drinks while watching the dolphin swim by or enjoying a spectacular Florida sunset over the gulf. Ceiling fans, air-conditioning and furnace allow you to control the temperature for your comfort. Secure Wi-fi included. Full size washer and dryer in the laundry room. This is the quiet end of the island, away from all of the crowds but still only a five minute walk to the center of entertainment at Times Square, the pier, and beach restaurants and bars. Sail boat, jet ski and paddle board rentals are next door. You can be as active or idle as you want at this little cottage in paradise.

Parking is available for 2 cars in the area at the rear of the cottage.

Minimum stay: 7 nights

More Details

Linda Braun Trautman
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About Linda Braun Trautman

Cheryl and Linda are sisters whose family has owned this lovely cottage for forty five years. Many of our wonderful family memories have happened here . This is a very special place for us and we are happy to share it with you. Cheryl lives close by in Bonita Springs and Linda lives in Carlsbad, California. We are both originally from Columbus, Ohio.

Linda Braun Trautman purchased this cottage in 1972

Why Linda Braun Trautman chose Ft Myers Beach

Our cottage is located on the desirable north end of Estero Island. This is the "quiet" end of the island with less traffic and closer to the bridge so it is easier and faster to get on and off the island. A trolley stop is located just left of our driveway so there is no need to take your car unless you are leaving the island.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the Ft Myers Beach in the Lee County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Adjoins master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Adjoins twin bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Closet, chest of drawers, adjoining bath with tub/shower
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Closet, chest of drawers,TV, adjoining bath with shower
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Florida Beach Cottage just steps from White Sand Beach & Gulf
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Really loved staying here. Well kept. Good pillows! Clean. Great to be so close to the square.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cherie. I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and the new pillows!!
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Boyne City, Mi. USA

Simply Satisfied in the Sunny Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved the The Shanty on the beach it was a beautiful sunny weekend. Everything is within walking distance, street artists, music and a wonderful beach to walk, jog or Shell on.

Simply satisfied in the Sun,

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed our little yellow cottage. My dad named it The Shanty in jest while enjoying warm winters on the beach away from the Ohio snow. Looking forward to your return visit next year. Linda & Cheryl
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Great getaway - ideal location & beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

3 of us just enjoyed Linda and her sister's wonderful family cottage. The cottage was as described and in an ideal location to enjoy the beach every day and easy walks to the pier and town square for casual meals. We enjoyed our coffee on the porch every morning and sunsets on the beach every evening. The property had everything we needed and was clean with easy parking - a very comfortable, enjoyable home. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Fort Myers Beach, Times Square
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Fort Myers Beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Fort Myers Beach, Times Square
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Fort Myers Beach
Car: not necessary

Estero Island [Fort Myers Beach] is an Island. 7 miles long and about 1/2 mile wide. Beautiful white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico side of the island and mangrove and bay on the other side.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £67.83
Damage Deposit £376.85

Discounts may be offered for stays of one month or longer. Contact the owner

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.