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Summertime Retreat Florida - ONLY $499 a wk thru Sept! BOOK EARLY and SAVE!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home with Sunset Views From The Large Lanai

The Summertime Retreat is a comfy & cozy FAMILY FRIENDLY home near restaurants, shopping and BEACHES...!!! The home is tastefully decorated in Florida beach decor with a southwestern exposure that makes for great sunset views by the pool. The main living area is very open and airy with it's cathedral ceiling open to the dining area and kitchen area for family gatherings. There are sliders to the great large lanai with oversize waterfall pool from both the main living area, kitchen and master bedroom. This home is a split floor plan so the master suite is nice and private. The master is very large and has a king size bed with it's own sitting area, a large flat screen tv, large walk in closet, double vanity sink and walk in tile shower. There are sliders leading to the pool for evening swimming. This home has 2 large flat screen TV's, one in the master and one in the main living area. The guest bedrooms are equipped with king beds as well with one guest bedroom having 2 XL twins which come together for another King bed. The guest bedrooms have plenty of closet space. Everything you need to feel at home is here and if you find it is not please request it and the owner will do her best to fill your needs during your stay or the next time you visit. The owners goal is for you to enjoy your stay in Florida. There are also 4 single seated bikes on the property free to use for guests and the home is close to bike paths for easy riding. There are also 6 beach chairs, beach table, beach umbrella and there are even beach coolers. Everything you need to spend the day at the beach and have a great holiday vacation, it's all right here at the Summertime retreat...!!!! Enjoy your stay..!!!!

Cheryl (owner/manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Cheryl (owner/manager)

As the owner I've spent the last 30 years visiting this area of Florida. There are so many things that are special to me, the shelling, the beaches, the sunsets, the restaurants, the weather, the people and most importantly the beauty of the nearby islands is what makes it all so special. During my many visits to Florida I knew someday I would make it my home, that dream came true for me in 2011 and my goal is to now share the beauty of this area with you and your family, my goal is to make your vacation time or holiday away as memorable as it can be and for you to enjoy your stay and share in the joy that I know Florida to be....!!!!!

Cheryl (owner/manager) purchased this house in 2013

Why Cheryl (owner/manager) chose Pelican

Why stay in a Hotel when you can stay in your home away from home. Since the first day I moved here to Cape Coral, I wanted to share this area with others so that they too can enjoy the beauty that Florida has to offer. My property is your home away from home with it's comfy cozy beach decor, the huge lanai boasts a large waterfall pool with plenty of room for the family to enjoy endless fun in the sun. The backyard's western exposure allows for great sunset views. I want you to feel at home and enjoy your holiday as though you were in your own home so I've included beach supplies to include lawn chairs, beach umbrella, beach table and a beach cooler so you can spend time on the many nearby beaches I love to visit. It's proximity to Sanibel and Captiva Island make this a great location to enjoy some of the best beaches and shelling locations in the world. There is so much to do and so much to share that you can spend a lifetime here...!!!!! Which is why I now live here and have this property to share with you...!!!!

What makes this house unique

The Summertime Retreat is located in the desirable Southwest area of Cape Coral. The back yard is a south western exposure. The home is decorated in a cozy beach décor to create a super relaxing feeling, it's location is close to a myriad of activities to include beaches, shopping, boating, fishing, history, art, theater, golf, great restaurants and most importantly the Best Shelling beaches and Best Sunsets in the World...!!!!!.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pelican in Cape Coral

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The Master bath has a double vanity and a walk in glass door shower, just remodeled. There is a large walk in closet within the master just off the vanity area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This room has a King bed that can be spearated to 2 XL twins
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The master bedroom is oversize with a comfortable king size bed and an additional sitting area. The sitting area has a double reclining love seat which is perfect for watching tv in a private setting away from the main living area. The master has a 47' flat screen and is equipped with plenty of channels.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This home is your home away from home, it has all you need..!!!! so just Sit Back and Relax on the Lanai or in the large heated waterfall pool with it's south west exposure. Enjoy your stay at 'The Summertime Retreat'..!!!!


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Summertime Retreat Florida - ONLY $499 a wk thru Sept! BOOK EARLY and SAVE!
average rating of 5.0 based on 51 reviews

Our little piece of "PARADISE"

  • 5 of 5

The minute we walked through the the door......WOW!! The house is BEAUTIFUL!!! ( inside and out ) VERY inviting, meticulously decorated and very clean. Spacious living area with that "COMFY-HOMEY feel to it. Was everything it was advertised to be and more.

We so enjoyed the screened in pool and the large covered Lanai. Was nice to be outside even when it rained.Very peaceful and private with the nicle fenced in yard.The overall eye-appeal was wonderful and soooo relaxing.

Quiet neighborhood with easy access to local attractions,shopping, grocery, and so many nearby restaurants.The BOathouse*, Backstreets, ( Miceli's*, Woodys Waterside, Lowkey Tiki( all in nearby St. James City) Nauti Mermaid, Fathoms., The Monkey Bar and soooo many more.

The house is fully STOCKED with everything you'd need..... Kitche supplies, pots/pans,towels, bed linens, beach towels/chairs, toiletries and such.Just come on in and ENJOY!! Cheryl has thought of everything.

Our only regret.......we only had time for a 1 week getaway in this....."OUR LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE"

Sooo sad to leave...BUT.... We will be back!! Thanks again, Cheryl for opening your beautiful home to us and for a WONDERFUL stay. You ROCK, Cheryl!!!!!!!!!

Mark & Miss Vickie

Decatur, Il

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Vicki and Mark, It was such a pleasure to meet you and Mark. Thank you for all your kind words about The Summertime Retreat, it is with pleasure that I provide a relaxing beach atmosphere, I want to make my guests feel at home but in Paradise..!!! Thank you for pointing out all the great places the area has to offer. I'm so happy you had fun and I look forward to seeing you and Mark again in the future. Have a fabulous rest of the year..!! Cheryl
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Beyond our expectations

  • 5 of 5

This retreat has everything you could possibly want, Cheryl stocked this rental better than our own home. The home was centrally located closed to most points of interest and it was located in a quiet neighborhood. We came to Cape Coral to purchase a home and Cheryl has been the perfect host. We loved this place so much that when we scheduled our closing and needed to stay a little longer we opted to stay in Cheryls' other rental, Summer Retreat two!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Like paradise

  • 5 of 5

From the time we entered the house to the time we had to leave we felt welcome. Cheryl is wonderful to work with and after meeting her it felt like we had been friends for years. Everything in the house is exactly what you would hope for and more! The way the house is decorated is gorgeous. And, the pool is so wonderful. We were in there day and night.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly a Summertime Retreat

  • 5 of 5

When you first enter this lovely home, you really feel like you are at the beach. The home is so lovely decorated with a shore theme that is so relaxing. My family of 4 had more than enough space. The pool area & lanai are so beautiful and we spent so much time out there, especially my 10 year old son who did not want to get out of the pool. The neighborhood is so quiet & my daughter & I would ride the bikes that Cheryl has provided even in the evening. Cheryl has thought about everything to make it so easy for the traveler. From getting into the home up until departure she was always there for us even meeting us on our first day as well. We highly recommend this lovely house for anyone that wants to get away to lovely Cape Coral.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place! Everything you need is here!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week here. It was a wonderful week, with everything you need to make your vacation memorable. Cheryl is outstanding to work with and see's that her guest are well taken care of! The house is beautiful in a nice neighborhood. Cape Coral and the Fort Myers area has about everything you could want. Shopping, putt putt, beaches, and just down the road, the Everglades. We had a wonderful vacation!

Thanks Cheryl for everything!


  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect !!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about Cheryl's is absolutely perfect. Our vacation home was stocked with more items than our own home:) She has definitely thought of everything and then some. Location to area beaches was perfect...although I was just as content staying at the house floating in the pool, drinking, grilling. Cape Coral is an absolutely beautiful area and we hope to visit again soon. Thanks so much Cheryl for being a "text" away. Matt and Danielle VanEtten.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Danielle and Matt, I'm so glad you felt the home to be stocked and enjoyed the area. Cape Coral is a great place. I am so happy you felt it fun and relaxing to just stay at the home ad relax at the pool and grill, that's my goal to make the home an oasis to relax at! Look forward to seeing you back again!
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Car: recommended

This property is located in the beautiful Southwest section of Cape Coral very close to Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Pine Island and Matlacha. These locations boast some of the best beaches, shelling and nightlife on the Gulf coast. Sanibel Island ranks #10 in the world for a top shelling destination and is a must see on your places to visit. Captiva Island Mucky Duck Restaurant is one of the best Sunset spots on the coast. Downtown Ft. Myers shops, Art Walk and Music Walk are among the fun things to do during your stay. The Edison and Ford winter Estates on the beautiful McGregor Blvd are nearby. The Broadway Palm premier dinner theatre in Ft. Myers is another great entertainment spot. The Naples Zoo is nearby. The Key West Express is also close by to hop on down to the keys for a weekend visit. This area is a Beach Lovers Delight, a Boaters Delight as well as a fisherman's delight....!!!! IT'S ALL HERE SO COME ENJOY YOUR STAY.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pelican, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Peak Season 2018/2019
17 Nov 2018 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £59.71
Pet Fee £113.37 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £113.37 + Tax


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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