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Direct Gulf Front Beach Bungalow~ No Stairs, Pet Friendly, walk-in shower

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 1/2 (Jack and Jill bathroom), right on the beach

100 x 200' beachfront paradise. One level, no stairs, right on the beach! Enjoy the privacy of your own clean, casual, charming, sandy beachfront bungalow and the excitement of resort style living with the amenities for watersports and dining within walking distance. Sunsets, shelling and swimming are all yours while living on Little Hickory Island also known as Bonita Beach. New to rental property January 1/14.

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Donna

Welcome to many Happy Ours! View from Hickory Blvd New vacation rental property, refurbished beach bungalow. Paradise!

Donna purchased this house in 2009

Why Donna chose Florida South Gulf Coast

Awesome location and beautiful lot.

What makes this house unique

Private paradise, yet amongst it all.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jack and Jill style
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jack and Jill style
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
  • The 2 bathrooms share a double headed large shower. It is a Jack and Jill configuration.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , lots of storage
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Gulf front view,tv and walk out to the beach
    Florida room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
100 feet of beachfront, mature Florida landscape hugs the property, giving you a lovely tropical paradise. Rest and/or people watch from your hammock, all within a minutes walk to Doc's Beach House. Doc's is a quaint beach bar serving breakfast thru dinner with water sport services available. Happy Ours is an excellent snow bird retreat!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Direct Gulf Front Beach Bungalow~ No Stairs, Pet Friendly, walk-in shower
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Kim D.

  • 5 of 5

So very hard to leave this treasure. Donna was great. Responsive and so sweet. Welcome basket with treats and beverages in the refrigerator upon arrival. Thanks again Donna. The place was a little piece of heaven. Very cozy, clean and comfortable. Loved the property and miss the nightly ritual of watching the sunset before we did anything else for the evening. Great place to work for the month, and play, versus working in the cold here in Michigan. Looking forward to the next time! Thank you for everthing and sharing this gem. Kim D.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy "Ours" for a while ...

  • 5 of 5

This place really was awesome. (word overused but it fits here) Direct beachfront with a wonderful view and full beach back yard, yet still private. The cottage/house was everything you need. Clean and bright, well equiped with all the amenities. Donna was so friendly and easy to deal with. She replied to any requests and questions, almost immediately. We arrived to a lovely greeting basket. My husband never missed a pool, our weather was great and we were able to swim in the ocean. When we arrived, I wondered if the restaurant next door would be noisy or intrusive, it was not. We really heard no noise from it. Easy walk to a number of local restaurants. We had a wonderful time here and we hope to return with some of our family. :)

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Clever title Beth! I'm so "Happy" you and your husband had an amazing time. It really is a special place and you actively enjoyed it all. I hope you and yours do one day return :). Sincerely, Donna
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Perfect beach rental

  • 5 of 5

So many positives about this beach rental. To begin with, Donna is so good to book with. For many years, we have rented vacation properties and I have not worked with anyone easier to work with. Welcome treats, including for our little dog, were just so thoughtful!

Relative to the house: Appreciate the large screen television. Can never figure why some owners expect renters to watch small televisions. The house is small, but has a good amount of storage and we did not feel cramped. We didn't cook the week we were at the house, but the kitchen is well stocked if you prefer to eat in. The lanai is perfection - air-conditioned with a direct view of the ocean. We enjoyed the birds tremendously and a dolphin swam back and forth in front of the property one morning. The outdoor shower is nice and actually has warm water - many beach rentals only provide cold water for outdoor showers. The house is clean, which is very important to us.

Outdoor space: This has the best outdoor space of any beach rental we have stayed at. The back has large trees providing filtered sunlight. The hammock is perfect for napping, the chaise lounges perfect for reading, and the Adirondack chairs perfect for gazing at the ocean. This property has plenty of space to walk your dog. Private.

Our favorite restaurants in Bonita Springs: DeRomo's (Italian) and Smokin R's (barbeque food truck). Also, Doc's next door to Happy Ours does a decent burger. Although the restaurant Skillets has mostly good reviews, we thought our one breakfast there was very bad.

If you are not familiar with the grocery store, The Fresh Market, it has some nice options for breads, prepared foods, pastries, etc. All are prepared in-store. We pop in there at home often enough when we do not want to go to a restaurant and do not want to cook.

The only thing I'm not crazy about is the public beach next door that rents jet skis. When there are multiple rentals of these noisy, obnoxious things, we feel it detracts from enjoying the ocean. We swam in the ocean every day for long periods. The water is calm here and warm. The beach is covered with shells so some type of swim sock or sandal is recommended. I came prepared. My poor husband didn't and his feet paid the price for not listening to his spouse.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful description of your Happy Ours experience. It is a "special" place. May you soon return! Sincerely, Donna
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Hated to Leave

  • 5 of 5

We had a GREAT time here. The big, shaded back yard was just perfect for a family get together and there were plenty of games available for the times when we were not at the beach. It was so peaceful to get up in the morning and look out back to the ocean. And we loved the hammock and the swing! When we didn't feel like cooking, we could just walk next door to Doc's for a meal. To top it off, Donna was great to work with. We would love to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thrilled you enjoyed it all and took advantage of the laid back lifestyle. May you soon return! Sincerely, Donna
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Lovely place - right at the beach - sunset a50' s feeling

  • 4 of 5

We already loved the pictures which didn't promise too much. The house which makes you feel to be back in the 50's, already with some patina but still very nice, clean and comfortable . The garden - with beautiful big trees giving comfortable shade all day long - is right at the beach and offers a very exclusive position. Privacy but still close to beach activities and a funny restaurant. We would love to come back soon and stay much longer. Thank you Donna!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad Happy Ours 1st European visitors had a wonderful stay. Thank you for your perfect description of the location. Since your stay the bungalow has replaced the recliner and had a paint touch up. May we earn 5 stars if you should ever hopefully return! Sincerely, Donna
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Difficult To Leave

  • 5 of 5

This vacation started out as just a getaway for my wife and I. I then shared the pictures with my daughter and son-in-law, as well as my son. Once they saw the place, we started talking about a family vacation and it all came together perfectly. The beach setting was perfect. We loved the close location to activities and great food. The sandy back yard that rolled into the ocean, separated by a row of Australian pine trees that provided just the right amount of filtered light to relax in the hammock or the Adirondack chairs....makes me want to go back already. Also, I cannot say enough about the excellent communication we received throughout our experience working with Donna. Thanks and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm thrilled you enjoyed the location and setting. It's a special place. Your description really captured the feel of Happy Ours. So much to do and yet sometimes nothing at all-perfect.May all of you soon return🐬🌴!
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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 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept.1 - Dec 20
1 Sep 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £800
Tax Rate 11.0%

Lots of storage, to be newly painted inside and out December 2013. Granite counter tops in kitchen. Tiled floors, no carpet. 2 car garage. No stairs

Require 1/2 total rent including tax and security deposit with the signed lease agreement to hold your reservation. The remainder is due 60 days prior to your arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 75
Car: necessary

Downtown Naples 5th and 3rd streets are about 40 minutes away by car directly south down hwy41. Sanibel and Captiva to the north.


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