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South Facing Yacht Club Location Very Private Direct Gulf Access Luxury Home

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,165 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 9 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa Desoto is the perfect home for boaters seeking an upscale residence with un-matched quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in the very popular yacht club area of Cape Coral, the home is very private and luxuriously appointed throughout, from the gorgeous custom-made kitchen to the granite and tumbled stone clad bathrooms.

On stepping through the lushly landscaped front entrance, guests will feel like they have just arrived at their own private oasis. The home has a spacious and airy feel, accented with modern tropical style décor. The first living area has wonderful views over the south facing pool area and combines a quiet seating space with a casual and cozy formal dining area.

This initial living area leads onto the grand open plan Kitchen furnished with stainless steel appliances, custom-made wooden cabinets and finished with a very large granite clad island. The gourmet kitchen overlooks the extremely comfortable main family room and ultimately, the private screened pool area and personal boat dock.

Featuring 3 bedrooms, the Master Bedroom comes complete with king size bed, flat screen cable TV and private Master Bathroom. In keeping with the rest of the home, the Master Bathroom has been decorated to the highest of standards with rich granite, jetted bathtub and large walk in shower clad in tumbled stone. A further 2 guest bedrooms feature a queen size bed and a 2 twin beds. A rather unique feature of this lovely home is that all bedroom suites have large sliding glass doors to the sunny pool area, thus providing lots of light and great access to the lanai.

Stepping outside to the south facing sun-drenched screened lanai, guests can enjoy the oversized deck area with south facing sparkling heated pool. There is outdoor seating for 6 so guests can enjoy alfresco dining. With outdoor waterfront living and relaxation so high on the priority list in sunny Cape Coral, the home is also equipped with a gas barbecue and iced drinks cart. Stepping down to the private dock, guests can spend some quiet time lounging under the tiki hut down by water's edge. A perfect spot for morning coffee or an evening cocktail. The lushly landscaped grounds including established mango trees bearing huge sweet mangos in July are the finishing touch to your own piece of paradise that Florida is famous for and provides privacy and a feeling of tropical tranquility.

More Details

Property Manager
Keely Smith
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

What makes this house unique

Villa Desoto is the perfect home for boaters seeking an upscale residence with un-matched quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in the very popular yacht club area of Cape Coral, the home is very private and luxuriou

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've used this management company on three occasions now in the last 12 months. The villa we previously rented was unavailable (How dare the owners decide to move back in permanently in that one!) On this most recent trip so we asked Keely what was available and this one was highlighted. We stayed approx four weeks and had no problems with the villa. It is situated great for those who may have/ or rent a boat as access to the open river and main waterways is very close. (Some locations in Cape Coral you may spend 20 minutes chugging at 5kts to get anywhere near this position) Having said that, we didn't use a boat on this occasion but I would recommend it if you do. No one seems to walk anywhere in the US but we found this villa was within easy walking distance (10 mins) of a small beach over looking the main waterway. (Cape Coral Yacht Club) There was also the Boathouse restaurant/ bar there which became a regular haunt as I didn't have to drive there to see the fantastic sunsets and have a few beers. The beach was very clean and would suit families with young kids who maybe didn't want a long day at one of the Gulf beaches. The main beaches, Fort Myers/ Sanibel Island etc are between 25 and 40 minutes drive away depending on traffic. However this location is about as good as you're going to get to reach the main access roads and the bridge over the river towards Fort Myers. Most of the local restaurants aren't too far away either. 4 to 5 minute drive, or about a 1.5 mile walk. As for the Villa it's at the end of a cul de sac, has no passing vehicle traffic, large comfortable rooms, big TV, and the kitchen has everything you'll need. I spent a lot of time drinking beer and catching fish off the decking area out back, or lounging around in the sun on one of the very cushioned loungers (They're usually so hard/ nasty in many villas!) The pool is a good size too. I think you'd benefit from this villa more if you have a boat, but we enjoyed our stay a lot and will be returning. As for this management company, we didn't experience any problems, (nor have we with previous rentals) however Keely was calling with advice and updates re an imminent hurricane which luckily stayed out of reach. It was that kind of thing which leads you to believe they are looking out for your interests. (I have experienced some quite indifferent management companies on prior visits to Cape Coral) So yes, I'd recommend a stay here. Only please try and avoid any dates that I want.
Oct 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Yacht Club in Cape Coral

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2165 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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South Facing Yacht Club Location Very Private Direct Gulf Access Luxury Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

The South Facing Yacht Club was the perfect home for our little get away.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the most wonderful relaxing time during our week's stay at the South Facing Yacht Club.

The house was beautiful and well equipped. We had everything we needed. We thoroughly enjoyed the quiet peaceful surroundings and the pool was perfect! We enjoyed sitting out on the lanai in the morning with our coffee and in the evening with our preferred "beverage." The view was gorgeous and the sunsets were amazing!

The master bedroom was wonderful. The king size bed was very comfortable.

This was our very first experience with Vrbo/HomeAway. To be honest, we were very apprehensive at first, but we were pleasantly surprised and very satisfied with the whole experience. This vacation was definitely one of our most relaxing vacations.

We would highly recommend this vacation home to anyone looking for the perfect quiet getaway.

The service and attention from the property manager, Keely was outstanding. He was available to answer any questions we had and did so in a very timely manner.

Thank you for a memorable vacation!

Cindy and Bryon

Zionsville, IN

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cindy for your kind words. I am glad you stay with us was a memorable one! We hope to see you again soon in sunny SW Florida!
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5

Want to go back

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful home away from home! We couldn't believe how comfortable we were and how most items we brought were already there. We spent most of our time outside and enjoyed the pool and stunning landscaping. The inside has been decorated so well. The area seems low key and that was just what we needed. A concern for us has always been how well you will sleep and what type of bed is in the home. Big relief when we retired that first night in the masters bedroom! What a comfortable mattress that gave us great nights of sleep. I need to find out the make and model!

We are looking forward to being able to return. Complements to the owner. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous home. Complements to all involved who made the stay so wonderful for us. Jeffrey and Rebecca Burns

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeff & Rebecca for your kind feedback. This home is indeed very well kept and much loved by the owner and shows in all the details in the home. We hope to see you again soon in sunny SW Florida!
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5

Great house, expecially if you bring or rent a boat.

  • 5 of 5

Extremely clean and well kept. Everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Surrey, United Kingdom
5

Excellent..!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful fortnight in this lovely home. Our party of 6 included a 10 and a 5 year old who very much enjoyed the swimming pool and fishing from the spacious dock. The comfortable sun beds on the dock are great for maximum sunshine, and being south facing, we saw plenty of that.

The house was very well equipped with everything you'll need. TV had plenty of channels to choose from with a number of sports channels which also showed live EPL & Champions League football (Soccer) matches.

Everything is easy to get to with plenty of shops and bars a short distance away, the Yacht club is approx half a mile.

The service from the owners was excellent from booking right up to departure. Very easy to communicate with and replied instantly when we noticed a minor issue.

We have stayed in Cape Coral a number of times and we agreed that this home is the best we've had. Should we return to the area again, will we look first at this property.

Thank you Keely & Neil

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warwickshire
5

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

A superb villa with everything you need and more. Left on Oct 22, 2017 for a stay in Oct 2017 The Villa is in an excellent location close to eateries beaches and fabulous views. The amenities are fully loaded, the master bedroom has a fabulous view and a bathroom to delight you with a jacuzzi bath that has relaxation written all over it. The maintenance of the property is first class it is impeccable and spotlessly clean. We loved sitting on the boat jetty seeing the locals in their canoes each morning, and the wildlife was amazing. Summed up it was a real big WOW by the way gents my wife was speechless there was nothing out of place.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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