Looking for a private oasis? Cross the lit walking bridge to your own half-acre secluded private island just outside the hub of boating and fishing on Jug Creek. Launch your kayaks or canoes from the ramp bring your own, or a Nu-Canoe and paddle board are available for use. Dock up to a 21' boat in the protected harbor on front side of the island. The Trex walk ways will take you around the cottage to the backyard and outdoor shower. An additional 25' fishing dock is off backside of island.
Paddle 10 minutes to the Calusa Blueway Kayak Trails, starting at Jug Shell Cut and Jug Creek. Take a 10-min boat ride to Bocagrande Pass, famous for tarpon fishing; the pristine beaches of Caya Costa; or the Gulf of Mexico; a 10-min drive to 18-Golf Course, nice public pool with water classes, and lighted tennis courts; a 15-min drive to local grocery, drug, liquid, hardware and general store. Walking distance to 2 restaurants/bars, fishing pier, boat launch, water taxi to barrier islands, and full service marina with boat rentals. More shopping and nightlife are within 20 mins in Matalcha and St. James City.
Grill and dine on the no-seeum screened porch overlooking the front canal and surrounding mangroves. You'll see plenty of snook under the pier light while you're out there. Head to the private tropical backyard with exceptional sunsets and waterviews. Watch the slow parade of boats through the lush foliage. Walk along the shell paths, lounge on deck with outdoor lighting, or sit around the firepit. Take advantage of the fish cleaning station with outdoor power or enjoy the private outdoor shower.
The Goodwin Island Cottage is a well-maintained and renovated piece of history. Inside is nicely furnished with classic Old Florida decor and antiques with fireplace. Open living and dining area offers lots of natural light. Fully equipped and updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, ample counter space and plenty of storage. Updated bathrooms to include a tub/shower. The Pirate's Bar is complete with 2 bar stools, table and chairs, mugs, glasses, blender everything you'll need. Just inside the backdoor is a large mudroom with full washer and dryer.
Master with queen bed. Guest bedroom with 2 twin beds. Queen sleeper sofa.
High speed internet
42 TV, DVD TV,Stereo,roku, Bluetooth speaker
coffee pot, toaster, griddle, blender
pots, pans & cooking utensils
dinner, glass & silverwear
iron & ironing board
linens & bedding
outdoor gas grill
2 Bed / 1.5 Bath plus Outdoor Shower.
Parking for up to 2 vehicles available
No pets allowed restricted by insurance no exceptions
Seasonal rental available year round
** SEASONAL SUMMMER RATES AVAILABLE** 2 weeks - $1500.00 plus tax and associated fees (14 consecutive days)
** Due to high demand, the months of December January and February will only be booked together as a minimum 3-month stay. **
Guest Provision: One visitation per month, up to 7 days. Subletting is not permitted.