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Make This Your Home-Away-from-Home with Direct Access to the Gulf of Mexico

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 15)

Location! Location! Location!

What a great spot for your home-away-from-home. Just sit back and imagine this. A very nice, four bedroom, two and one-half bath home located directly across the street from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico with a view of the Gulf from the front lanai. Walk out your front door and within less than 200 feet you are on one of the finest bathing, shelling, and sunning beaches in the USA. Just steps from where you arrive on the beach is Doc's where you can rent jet skis, water trikes, catamarans, or go parasailing. Or, just sit back and relax and enjoy the cool breezes and the beautiful view.

Back at your home-away-from-home enjoy the very nicely decorated family room area equipped with 55-inch TV with DVD player and stereo with CD player, with spacious open floor plan connecting to the fully-equipped modern kitchen. Off the family room area is a Florida room, also with 32' TV, opening up to the back deck that is equipped with table and chairs for outdoor eating and a gas grill for doing your outdoor cooking. This deck overlooks the beautiful heated pool for your own private enjoyment. The enclosed, screened pool area is equipped with reclining sun lounges, rafts, and beach towels.

Just off the pool area is your own private boat dock on the canal which runs directly behind your home-away-from-home. You can bring along your own boat or waverunners and park them here for your enjoyment or you can rent them nearby by the week or month and keep them docked at your back door. You can also try your luck at fishing off this dock. This canal has direct access to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

Also on the main floor is a utility room with washer and dryer, and two bedrooms each equipped with queen-size beds, TVs with VCRs, and opening onto a screened lanai that looks out on the beautiful Gulf view. Relax after a day of beachcombing, the finest shelling in Florida, swimming in your own pool, shopping at the hundreds of shopping areas, or golfing at the many beautiful golf courses nearby. You can enjoy the spectacular sunsets from that screened lanai while sipping a cool drink.

The upper floor is where the spacious master bedroom with master bath is privately located. This bedroom is equipped with its own TV with VCR and DVD player and king-size bed. There is also ample closet space located off this bedroom.

A two-car garage with workshop is located on the ground floor along with an additional bedroom that is furnished with 3 full size futon couch/bunk bed combo units which can be used for your children's sleeping and gathering place. This room is also equipped with a TV/VCR/DVD. There is also a half bath located there for use from the pool area.

Just pack your bags and make this your 'home-away-from-home' for a week, a month, or longer - by giving us a call. Come see for yourself.

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Kathy Nickoli
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Kathy Nickoli

We are from northwest Ohio both working in the construction industry hoping to retire within a year or so. So now you know why we came to sunny Florida for a vacation home, We have a summer home on Lake Erie in Ohio so from that you can see that we do like water views and the fun that it brings to our lives. We have 2 sons and daughter-in-laws and 7 grandchildren between them ranging in age from 27-7. We have had so many wonderful vacations here with all of them which is the reason we know you too will enjoy it here with your extended families, with friends or with just you and your immediate family. As our kids and grandkids say 'we love going to our Bonita house......it's so relaxing and a great time for all of us to be together and just have fun! ' Come and try it yourselves.

Kathy Nickoli purchased this house in 2002

Why Kathy Nickoli chose Florida South Gulf Coast

We stayed at another large VRBO rental in 2000 in Bonita with our entire family and had so much fun that we started looking later that year and found our home here in 2002. Our home is located just around the corner from the home that we rented in 2000 which reinforces how much we enjoy this area. While looking for our home we looked at quite a few but always came back to the ones that were located on the water (as ours is with the canal in the back) and as close as possible to the beautiful Gulf beach here in Bonita. Ours is right across the street with a view of the Gulf from the front lanai. We also really liked the idea of having our own private pool in the backyard. After coming back to look at this house a couple times we just knew it was the one. As soon as you walk in the door you can just feel the relaxation set in. We have had many people stay over the last several years and that seems to be the common thread in their comments.......it's so relaxing and feels like home. Come and try it and see if you have the same feeling we do.

What makes this house unique

Our home is set up with the comforts of home from all linens and kitchen necessities to beach chairs, beach towels, a wagon to haul things to the beach and coolers for refreshments while there. We also have bikes (4 adult and 2 smaller ones) for your use. There is also a dock out back on the canal with direct access to the Gulf for you to fish off or tie up your boat to. If you don't have a boat there are numerous boat rentals in the area for you to rent a boat and tie it off at our dock for your enjoyment while you are here. Come and enjoy!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bonita Springs in Lee County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master bathroom on 3rd floor.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bathroom on 2nd floor between 2 bedrooms.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Half bath off dorm bedroom with sink/toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , This is the master bedroom on the 3rd floor of home.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , This is one of 2 bedrooms on 2nd (main) floor of the home.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , This is 1 of 2 bedrooms on the 2nd (main) floor of the home.
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Bunk Bed , Dorm type bedroom with 3 bunk/full futon combinations
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (3)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Make This Your Home-Away-from-Home with Direct Access to the Gulf of Mexico
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Richmond, Virginia

Excellent home, beautiful area, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for an event in Fort Myers. We selected Bonita Beach because we had stayed there before. We selected this house because of it's location. It's across from one of our favorite restaurants (Doc's), near the road that exits out from the beach, near a great section of the beach, and that has easy access to the beach.

The house itself was perfect for us. The room downstairs was ideal for the kids / young adults. They had their own space to hang out away from the parents. The upstairs area was perfect. The kitchen, dining room, and living room are arranged in a nice large open area that was nice.

We enjoyed the pool area. The pool had plenty of places to sit and a poolside table/chairs. The pool also opened up to the downstairs area for the pool.

We will be at Bonita Beach again in 2015. Unfortunately, this home was not available for a return visit so we have moved down the beach a couple of miles. We will miss the location!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bonita Springs, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £193.87
Damage Deposit £387.75

EASTER SPECIAL!!! April 15-22, 2017 $3000 for the week plus the normal 11% tax, $250 cleaning fee, and $500 security deposit!!! Call or email ASAP!!!

$250 cleaning fee charged additional. Add 20% to Holiday weeks including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day. Add'l charge of $100/person over 12 people.

Deposit required on signing of lease to guarantee your rental time period. Balance to be paid 30 days before rental start.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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