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Paradise by the Beaches Resort Community

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 28 - 31 nights


About the property

West facing lake side condo - 1st Floor, 2 Bedrooms , 2 Baths

Paradise by the beaches includes all the tranquil beauty of SW Florida. You will be dazzled by the lush landscaping and well kept, full complement of beautiful amenities. This is not your average 'spring break' hotel; Parker Lakes is an upscale, quiet, well maintained community.

Relax and enjoy the sunset over the lake from the screened lanai. Cool off with a swim in one of the multiple pools, take a stroll or ride your bike on one of the many trails with-in Parker Lakes.

If Golfing is your game you can challenge yourself at any of the public courses that abound in the area.

How about the 'Grape Fruit League'? Major League Baseball Spring Training is at its Best in March. MN Twins and Boston Red Sox training facilities are right around the corner from Parker Lakes.

Shopping and every type of dining establishment surround the area. Fort Myers is a central location. An easy day drive to Orlando or south to the Keys.

And the best is yet to come... world renowned fishing, beaches and shelling are the true jewels of the area. All are just a short few short miles from your door step.

This is the one! This spacious, two bedroom condominium is modern, clean, and very stylishly decorated and coordinated throughout the spacious first floor home. It is FULLY equipped for comfortable living; your every convenience has been anticipated and provided for.

Once you get there you won't want to leave, it sure beats snow and ice!

Please be aware, due to VRBO's new marketing platform it will be necessary for us to pass on credit card fees charges if you choose to use your credit card during your on-line booking instead of e-check. If you choose to pay by credit card, you will be subject to an additional payment request of 3% which is charged by a third party credit card company to the owner.

Keywords: Low-Rise Condominium

More Details

Dennis or Barbara Keicher
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Dennis or Barbara Keicher

We are originally from Western New York; we always looked forward to winter and early spring vacations to drive away the long, winter 'blues'.

Well, we moved to an even colder place in the winter - Minneapolis/St. Paul. Now warm sunshine in the winter is even more desirable.

Fort Myers had been one of our favorite destinations for years prior to purchasing here. We love to fish and enjoy the beaches and natural beauty of this tropical area.

Dennis or Barbara Keicher purchased this condo in 2009

Why Dennis or Barbara Keicher chose Parker Lakes

We looked at many different properties but we were really impressed with Parker Lakes Community because of the rich amenities and well kept resort grounds. The friendly people, central location and a quiet, safe secure environment really attracted us also.

Come down to Parker Lakes this season and warm up, you'll fall in love with it too!

What makes this condo unique

The world renowned Sanibel and Captiva Islands just 8 miles away!

Major league baseball, Twins and Red Sox winter training very close by.

Our place is kept immaculate. Beautiful amenities, plenty of room in the multiple swimming pools, jacuzzi and some of the best weather in the continental USA!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Parker Lakes in Fort Myers

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • CANCELLATION IS ALLOWED!!! See conditions per policy items #12-re-rental & #20-hurricane on RENTAL RULES AND REGULATIONS DOCUMENT.
  • If you choose to pay by credit card, you will be subject to an additional payment request of 3% which is charged by a third party credit card company.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Spacious! Convenient Modern Hand Held Shower Head
    Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Over Sized Walk-In Shower, Double Sinks, Linen Close
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , TV, Armoire, 6 Drawer Mirrored Dresser, 2 Bed Side Chests
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , TV, 6 Drawer Mirrored Dresser, 2 Bed Side Chests
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed , Living Room Sofa Converts to Queen Bed
  • Master Suite offers extra large walk in closet.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • 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
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Parker Lakes has thirty acres of sparkling lakes throughout a beautifully landscaped 230-acre community; and this is just a sampling of its beauty. Parker Lake’s Amenities include 'Fantasy Island' where you'll enjoy fountains, a large Heated Master Pool with Lounge Chairs and tables, an over-sized Jacuzzi Hot Tub, a kiddies’ pool, a Clubhouse for gatherings, an air conditioned Fitness Center and an outdoor Cabana. There is also a Picnic and Barbecue Pavilion, a children's Playground, Racquetball and Basketball courts, Tennis complex, Walking/Biking paths, Shuffleboard courts and a Fishing Pier. No need to be crowded into one swimming pool. Our unit in Willow Brook II is located at the end of a cul-de-sac and boasts a secluded Lap style Swimming Pool less than 150 paces from your door.


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Paradise by the Beaches Resort Community
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
Clarksville, TN

Perfect Location! Perfect Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Great experience renting Barbara and Dennis's condo for two months!! It's adorably decorated, extremely clean and supplied with everything you need! The location was excellent to go to beaches, shopping, and downtown. The community people are just amazing and kind. The entire Parker Lakes community is just beautifully landscaped and well maintained. The pools are amazing too! Best place I've rented by far.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and all of our bountiful amenities! Like you, many of our off season renters enjoy our special community at reduced rates while searching for their retirement home or visiting family. We do like to keep our property ready to meet needs. And we appreciated how you cared for our home as if it was yours. We welcome you back anytime!!
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  • 5 of 5

My stay at Paradise by the Beaches was the best. The condo included all you need to feel at home no matter if you are staying a week or a month. The location within Parker Lakes is perfect. It is within walking distance of the lap pool, main pool, clubhouse and sports park—with tennis courts, pickle ball courts, basketball, shuffle board and children’s play area. If you love ocean beaches, you are a short drive to either Fort Myers Beach or Sanibel Island. The city of Fort Myers is easy to get around in and has a great choice of grocery, pharmacies, and clothing stores. I also found a close by workout location and library and a wonderful church to attend.

So if you are looking for a vacation location in Florida, give Paradise by the Beaches serious consideration.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary Sue We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We strive to keep the condo well equipped with all you need to feel at home AND for your favorite recreational activities. Guests will appreciate our lanai closet supplied with Sport Equipment and all you need for your Sunny Beach and Pool Outings. Thank you for your terrific care of our condo. We will certainly be glad to have you return anytime!
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Parker Lakes, Fort Myers, FL

  • 5 of 5

We needed 4 month rental while waiting for our new home to be built in a different community. We found this condo to be perfect, clean, comfortable & near everything. In fact, we loved it so much that we cancelled our other contract & bought a resale condo in the same community as the rental!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our temprorary Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property and can't wait to stay again. It's very homey and comfortable.We would recommend it to anyone looking for convienecne of getting around town. Your close to everything and mostly the ocean. We were able to watch the sunset almost everyday we were there. Love the feel of the Fort Myers Beach Area! Lot's of shops and resturaunts with many great people and fabulous music too ;) Can't wait for our return!

Karen Smith

Linda Caldwell

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Disappointed

  • 3 of 5

The condo was very clean and the kitchen well stocked with any utensil you'd need for meal prep. I did find the furnishings to be a bit 'consignment shop' quality and the art work 'flea market' quality. Although not of the highest quality they were more than adequate. We enjoyed the location in the greater community. When we arrived there were not hangers so we purchased from the dollar store. The guest bathtub didn't drain so rather than call the owners we purchased drain cleaner and had to give the tub 2 applications and it was still a little slow. I did let the owner know when we left that they might want to have a plumber take a look. I felt a little like 'staff' when it was requested we change the air filter but that was okay and we were asked to accept a shipment of new patio blinds. I spent 4 hours cleaning per instructions. I do not know who inspected the property after we left but we were docked for not cleaning the toilets or vacuuming--both of these were done prior to walking out the door. Perhaps the inspector gets paid for re-doing those 2 things (that were done properly). I suggest any guest take a full set of entry and exit photos in the event this happens to another party.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love Parker Lakes

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 months and found the property to be in excellent condition and very well supplied. Barbara was only a phone call away and took care of any concerns quickly. We especially enjoyed breakfast and lunch on the lanai watching all the birds and even saw otters on three occasions. We would have rented for another year, but we loved Parker Lakes so much we bought a place of our own. Beautiful trees and common areas. Great place to walk, ride bikes, and enjoy two great pools. We enjoyed The Farmers Market on Saturday mornings, early birds at The Prawnbroker and Bistro 41, Pinchers, and Happy Hour crab at Jacaranda on Sanibel is delicious and a great bargain.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Regional Southwest Airport, Fort Myers, FLorida
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Fort Myers Beaches & Sanibel Island Beaches
Car: recommended

Baseball anyone? '... Root, Root, Root for the Home Team!' The Minnesota Twins spring training camp is less than 5 miles away located at the Hammond Stadium, 14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy., Ft. Myers 33912. Or if you're a Boston Red Sox fan you'll find their spring training camp at the City of Palms Park, 2201 Edison Ave, just a short 25 minute drive from Parker Lakes. HOME RUN!

Or visit the Historic homes, one of America’s most famous inventors of the late 19th and early 20th century. The lush tropical gardens and laboratory of inventors' Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are an enjoyable diversion. The Edison Ford Winter Estates located in downtown Fort Myers offers many unique tours in several languages with something for everyone.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Parker Lakes, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer - 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Fall - 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
December 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
January 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
February 2019
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
March 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights
April 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Summer 2019
1 May 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Fall 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
December 2019
1 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £609.12
Property management fee £76.14
Housekeeping Svc. Avail. £0.76
Pet Fee £266.49

CANCELLATIONS ARE ALLOWED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS: HURRICANE AND when Owner is able to re-rent condo and receives payment from a different renter.
See Rules & Regulations & Housekeeping addendum for complete information or call me.
HOUSEKEEPING is owner's responsibility for fully refundable security deposit. Contractible Services are Available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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