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Charming Waterfront Bungalow With Dock

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Two Bedroom, One Bath Waterfront, Sleeps Up To 6

Charming waterfront bungalow home in Bonita Beach with dock. Located at the mouth of a tranquil lagoon on the Imperial River in Bonita Beach, this cozy riverfront bungalow duplex offers one side for season rental with 800 square feet of living space, 2 bedrooms, one bath, screened lanai and a dock. Watch the manatees, turtles and birds in the backyard or fish off the dock for a relaxing vacation. A canoe is also in the yard for a beautiful ride up or down the Imperial River. Or if you feel like a leisurely stroll, Bonita Beach is just 2 miles away! You can also bring your boat or rent one at the many local boat rental facilities and keep it in the backyard on the dock because you're just 20 minutes to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico by boat!

Inside is tastefully decorated in a comfortable, casual beach theme. All beds are brand new with brand new bedding. Living room has a queen sleeper sofa which has never been used as a bed.

Home is perfectly located in a quiet residential waterfront neighborhood; just 2 miles to the beach, 20 minutes to Ft. Myers Beach and 30 minutes to downtown Naples or Sanibel Island. Shopping is all around and the Coconut Point mall is just 10 minutes away.

More Details

Diana Thies
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Diana Thies

I am currently living in CT, but I recently purchased this as my retirement get-away home for when I do retire in the future.

Diana Thies purchased this bungalow in 2013

Why Diana Thies chose Bonita Shores

Owning a place on the water was important to me and this was the perfect little 'beach bungalow' home, especially since it's close to my family living in Bonita.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time here. We went to a different beach every day and brought the dogs. Great walk around the neighborhood and to the beach. Wish we had more time so we could have went on the river but just sitting back there and fishing was nice too. Caught a cat fish back there the second night!

Mar 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Bonita Shores in Bonita Springs

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Brand New Temper-foam Bed and Bedding
    Guest Room - 2 Single Bed , Brand New TempurPedic Beds and Bedding; Storage Below
    Living Room Sleeper Sofa - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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Charming Waterfront Bungalow With Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent the month of February in the bungalow and thoroughly enjoyed the month. The location is great. Close to restaurants, the beach and grocery stores. We used the canoe the paddle up and down the river several times and watched manatee almost daily off the dock. The bungalow was clean, the kitchen well equipped and we grilled fresh fish on the grill several times. I would recommend this place to my friends.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Art, Thanks for such a nice review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and had a great time here and on the river. The wildlife is always abundant and I too love cruising along there. We hope to see you again in the future!
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Great time in Bonita Springs

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in your cute bungalow! Everything we needed was provided and we were very comfortable in this quiet neighborhood. Caught a few fish off the dock, used the canoe to check out the Imperial River and had easy access to beaches and attractions . Diana answered all our questions and we were very happy with our stay and would recommend this place to others!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Gary! I appreciate it. Glad you got to spend Christmas in Bonita and I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Please come see us again sometime!!
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Ontario Canada

Great Value with lots of Charm

  • 5 of 5

As other reviews have said, the neighborhood was great for walking the dog, the cars drive slow and people are friendly. The bungalow is clean, light and airy and well decorated.There are no stairs to deal with, so you can walk out straight to the back yard. It is very close to beaches, stores and restaurants. The dock is great for watching manatees and wildlife. I brought my kayak and enjoyed kayaking on the river. We had a great time and have booked for next year. Thanks Diana

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Marnie! Thank you for the fabulous review and taking the time out to write it...and for being a great guest. We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your stay so much that you're returning next year! Thanks again and we'll see you next year!
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Charming and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay at the bungalow. The house we perfect, very clean and tastefully decorated. We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi JoAnn. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and had a great time in Bonita. Thank you for the wonderful review! We'd love to have you back as our guest.
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Very Nice Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay in Bonita Springs. The house is in a very good location. The accommodations were exceptionally clean and there were very nice linens provided. The water view is an extra added bonus! We would definitely return for another visit and highly recommend this rental to others!

Thank you Diana and Mark for your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Judy! I appreciate your review. We are very happy to hear you had an excellent time and enjoyed the home. We hope to have you as a guest again!
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Enjoyable Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the bungalow. The neighborhood was quiet and relaxing yet close to everything in the area.The property was very clean and well maintained. Diana was very easy to work with she answered all of our questions. We enjoyed the dock in the back yard. My husband caught several fish, we also saw dolphins and manatees in the river and canal area. I would highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Margaret, Thank you so much! Being I had just listed on VRBO, I appreciate you taking a chance on us. I am glad you had a nice stay and enjoyed your time. Hopefully, you'll be able to visit us again sometime! Thanks again
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Coconut Point
"Shopping mecca offering everything from entertainment, restaurants, chain stores and boutiques."
Barefoot Beach State Preserve
"Only a few miles away, the perfect tranquil beach location. Watch out for tortoises! "
Doc's Beach House Restaurant
"Great location for the perfect sunsets. You can also rent water sport equipment here."
Tuscan Bistro
"Excellent Italian restaurant right down the street."
Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream
"Walk to the ice cream shop for a full menu of flavors!"
Publix Super Market
"Need groceries? It's just down the street!"
A Table Apart
"Superb Hawaiian-inspired restaurant. A must eat one night."
Lovers Key State Park
"Natural beach and park only a few miles. Hiking trails and kayak rentals."
"Great casual seafood very close by."
Golf Safari Inc
Bonita Boat Rentals
"Rent a boat and keep it in the backyard! Take daily trips up and down the river or in 20 min..."
Lee County Parks & Recreation Dog Beach
"Take your dog to the beach. Less than 10 minutes away."
The Fish House
"Local casual seafood restaurant on the bay with outdoor patio seating."
Happy Hour Grille -- CLOSED
"Grab a pizza or sandwiches here. "
Public Beach and Pier
"Take a short 20 minute ride to Ft Myers Beach, see Times Square and walk on the pier."
Bay Water Exclusive Boat Club
"Another boat rental company. Keep your boat in your own backyard!"
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
"For the nature lover, this is a great place."
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
"Excellent Zoo. Monkey Island and shows makes this a fun-filled day for everyone at any age."
Everglades Wonder Gardens
Sweetwater Paddlesports
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Regional Southwest International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many in immediate area to choose from
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Key West Ferry Service
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I75 Interstate
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many in immediate area to choose from
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Bonita Beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Bonita Shores, Florida South Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Seasonal Rates
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £225.15


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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