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Direct Gulf Front! Amazing Sunsets. Fully Updated. Pool & Dock. Pets OK!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Gulf Front townhouse with community pool, tennis courts & dockage.

License to Chill highlights:

• New designer tile throughout (NO CARPET ANYWHERE to harbor allergens, sand, smells, spills and humidity)

• New kitchen cabinets and appliances, including granite counter tops

• Sleeps 6 comfortably - queen beds in both the master bedroom and guest bedroom, twin ships bunk, and queen sofa sleeper

• Huge private beach level deck, including an enclosed outdoor shower, and snack bar with sink

• Upgraded bathrooms with granite top vanities with under mount sinks

• Beachfront heated pool is right next door, tennis and dock with power and water are across the sand road on Bocilla Lagoon

• End unit with screened in porch on the main level

• Open balcony off the upstairs master bedroom

• Decks face Northwest for spectacular unobstructed Gulf of Mexico views!

Fully equipped and ready for your enjoyment. Other new items include, flat screen televisions, quaint artwork

2 kayaks, 2 bikes, linens , bath and beach towels, kitchen equipment, glassware, plates, silverware, etc. The list goes on and on! Also includes cable television and wireless internet access. Please inquire for more details and specifics about this great gulf front vacation rental.

No crowds here, just miles of unspoiled, 100% natural Florida (the way it used to be!). World renowned shelling, fantastic sunsets, bird watching galore, kayaking, dolphins, gopher tortoise, and a lively lagoon where fish jump all day long. Don Pedro State park is a short walk down the beach. You’ll want to capture the Island’s charm by traveling via golf cart, we rarely use cars here. Golf cart rental is available.

Bring your boat or rent one for the ultimate in Florida lifestyle. Our community dock will accommodate a boat up to 22 feet. Like to fish? Fish right off the dock or try your luck surf fishing or book a charter with one of the local guides for a thrilling day of sport fishing or backwater challenges. Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Grouper are just a few of the many species that call our waters home.

Don Pedro Island (aka Palm Island) is a barrier island and a stones throw from the mainland. You’ll arrive via a short car ferry ride that takes about three minutes. Our island has a terrific resort that offers a casual restaurant, ice cream/deli shop, sundries store and a pirate show for the kids. The island is almost all single family homes so you’ll quickly find it has a pristine 'non-commercial' family feel. There are no large high-rise resorts, beach bars or traffic and noise. If you’re looking for that place in the sun that you can actually hear the wind whistle through the palms - you’ve found your place.

Off island you’ll be close to restaurants, shops, golf courses and world famous Boca Grande as well as other attractions. As we like to say... civilization is close but not too close. Boca Grande offers exclusive shopping, dining and sightseeing. By boat you can reach Cayo Costa Island State Park and Cabbage Key where Jimmy Buffet was inspired to write 'Cheeseburger In Paradise.' Do it all, or do nothing at all, that’s the “island” lifestyle. It’s laid back, always casual (leave your tie at home) and Florida at its best.

No smoking. Pets allowed with owner's permission and additional pet deposit.

Don Pedro/Palm Island is an experience like no other. Come to our island and see why so many have fallen in love with this little 'slice' of paradise!

More Details

Owner
Diane, owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Diane, owner

We live in New Jersey and have been traveling to the Gulf Coast beaches for our recreation and vacations for over 15 years. The boating is fantastic and our time with our family has created a bunch of fond memories for us. Most Florida beaches are overbuilt and congested – it's hard to find a beach with so few people and so underdeveloped. Quite refreshing to say the least. We chose Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) for the natural beauty and 'Old Florida' feel. This chain of islands just may be the last true Florida beach you can walk down (7 miles long) and hardly see another person. We also liked that there are no beach bars and no high-rise buildings. It is the best of Old Florida, natural, unspoiled and a genuine paradise.

Diane, owner purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Diane, owner chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We decided to purchase a home here for the unspoiled beauty of the island and the area in general. Englewood is a low-key Old Florida 'beach town' that reminds you of how Florida looked many years ago, without the huge high-rise condominiums and massive hotels clogging the beach. There are plenty of local 'home-grown' shops and restaurants and the fishing is some of the best in world. The beaches are fantastic and the boating is world-class. If you are looking for a great family area that is close to everything, but far away from the congestion, traffic and noise, you'd be hard pressed to find a better place. The only way to get on and off the island is by a 3 minute car ferry ride. Having no bridge to the island allows for a semi-private atmosphere and keeps beach going traffic to an absolute minimum. The island is all residential other than the resort area at the north end of Palm Island which offers a quality restaurant, deli and ice cream shoppe and small convenience store. Most all of the island traffic is by golf cart.

What makes this townhome unique

Staying on the island is not for everyone. If you like lots of places to shop, tourist attractions, beach bars and chain restaurants, this isn't the place for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for uncrowded and unspoiled beaches, great kayaking, fishing and dipping your toes in the Gulf of Mexico, this may be just the place. It's for a couple or family that wants some serious down-time ... a place to unplug and recharge your batteries and enjoy some great family time. Our house is pet-friendly with laminate floors and carpet upstairs, with two Gulf Front porches along with a smaller deck downstairs. You'll also enjoy the community pool and tennis courts if you're so inclined. We are also the end unit with some great views of the pool area and added privacy. The beach is right out your door and literally steps to the Gulf of Mexico! It's a truly amazing place.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in the Palm Island in the Placida

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Half Bath - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Pull-out queen sofa is in the main living area downstairs.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Golf cart is available. Town home is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico with amazing views of the beach and fantastic sunsets!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Direct Gulf Front! Amazing Sunsets. Fully Updated. Pool & Dock. Pets OK!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
5

July 2017 Don Pedro Island Palm Island

  • 5 of 5

Great experience started with Diane. Pre-communication was excellent. Condo unit 420 was exactly as presented......very clean, great location, great views and sunsets, provided bikes and kayaks, great beach to walk, access to pool if needed but gulf water temperature was outstanding, etc.... setup of condo was excellent as well with bedrooms, bathrooms, living area, kitchen, with great flooring throughout. Again, everything thought out very nice. If renters will treat this unit like their own, it sound remain very nice for years to come. Restaurants: try Loose Caboose in Boca Grande. Fresh fish at Placida Fish Market.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ed, Glad you enjoyed License to Chill ! Come back again soon. Diane
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5

Beach front paradise

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful gulf front townhouse on a very private island

Patio, nice kitchen, pool, good size bedrooms

You are directly on the beach enjoying the sea, amasing sunset, turtle...

We rented the golf cart and bought too many ferry ride for the car

Better to choose between the two options

Perfect vacation for relaxation

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes the ferry takes a bit of planning I can recommend ways to save $ based on your vacation plans. I also refund guest for any unused ferry passes.
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5

Amazing Beach Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of three which included my wife and 17 year old daughter (and yellow lab!) enjoyed a fantastic Fall Break on Don Pedro Island ! It included ALL the essentials needed for our week-long beach retreat-- kayaks, bicycles, beach chairs, and TRANQUILITY!!! Usually we saw no more than 8 people on the beach at anytime during the day with a FANTASTIC VIEW of the Gulf of Mexico!! We enjoyed several sunrises from the bayside dock, and priceless sunsets each evening while sitting on our beachfront porch!!! Dolphin were a commonplace sighting , and the ocean water was the PERFECT temperature with no undertow or rip rides. The house was well stocked with everything a family would require to maximize the coastal living experience with a recently renovated kitchen and beautiful furnishings throughout the entire home. The beachside pool was SO RELAXING and a mere few steps away from our screened in porch. Diane is very well-organized providing any and all details needed to plan for a fun-filled vacation. We would love to return to this amazing beach when we have another chance to enjoy this area of the Gulf coast.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Was our first trip to Don Pedro Island and was a wonderful experience. The condo was roomy, very clean and well decorated. Enjoyed the beautiful sunsets from the screened porch. Have never seen such abundant wildlife. We enjoyed having the dock to ourselves-plenty of room for our boat, and had fun on our daily boat trips. Manatees swam right in front of the condo, close to shore, and a friendly dolphin visited with us when we were fishing from our boat near Boca Grande. Would definitely love to come back--next time in fall, when it is cooler! Thanks, Diane, for all your help-was a great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

JUST GETS BETTER!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year here. Same time, same place. We are always making plans for the next year when we're here. This place is AWESOME. Everything you need at your fingertips in this condo. The beach and sunsets are amazing. Never crowded and that's the BEST part of it all. I thought the dolphins and manatees were even more plentiful this year than last year. We were within hands reach of manatees. Don't forget the gofer tortoise. We saw them everyday down below from the porch. Pretty amazing to watch them and see how really quick they are. This is a place EVERYONE should visit!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Piece of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how amazing our trip was to this condo and Palm Island. Check in was a breeze because the helpful property manger met my husband at the door! My husband pulled our boat down from Atlanta. He launched the boat at the marina next door to the ferry and boated to the condo owned dock. He left his truck and boat trailor at the marina all week so he never even boarded the ferry. Using the golf cart, we unloaded all our luggage from the boat. The dock has a water hook up and power. Our only complaint was that the power was not working at the dock during the week we were there. The path to the dock is just across the sand road from the condo. The condo storage room is fully stocked with plenty of beach chairs, umbrellas, pool noodles, sand toys & boogie boards. The outdoor shower was immaculately clean and a life saver for all the sandy bottoms! There is also a small outdoor sink and counter top with power on the bottom deck. The lower deck also has a foot wash, a hose and a dining table and chairs. The inside pictures are great but the actual space is even more amazing! The decor and paint colors are beautiful. All of the bathrooms are newly updated and spacious. The kitchen has everything you can imagine; including a crock pot, Electric grill, plenty of pots and pans, glassware and tons of extra silverware! Bring your own paper plates and cups, because who wants to do dishes on vacation?! You should also bring your own plastic food storage bags, tin foil, extra garbage bags and extra paper towels. There are 5-6 nice beach towels in the condo. Under the stairs is a very comfortable sleeper couch. Our 10 year old son slept there all week. The wall of slider window/doors look out over the beach and water. We couldn't get enough of the beautiful view! The screen porch has a dining table and 4 chairs that we dined at several nights while watching the sun go down over the ocean.There is also a towel drying rack on the porch and we found a foldable drying rack in the hall closet for drying bathing suits. Upstairs are two queen bedrooms & 2 full baths. The master deck is a great place to watch the "turtle people" mark the nests at night. We golf carted to the ice cream shop & dinner 1 nightThe tarpon were rolling in Boca pass but weren't eating. We caught several snook in Stump Pass and right off our beach. Manatees greeted us while we were kayaking just off the beach. We hope that we can make it back to this piece of paradise! It was amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Fort Myers International
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Palm Island Transit
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Various
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Rum Bay Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Gulf front
Car: recommended

Located on Don Pedro Island. Access to the island is by car or passenger ferry only which allows for some of the most pristine natural Florida beaches you will ever encounter. One of the last true beach front areas that has not been overdeveloped - a true 'old florida' experience like no other.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in the Palm Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
2017 Value Season 2
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£820
for 3 nights
From
£218
£1,473
£5,040
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Labor Day Week
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£820
for 3 nights
From
£218
£1,473
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 3
9 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£820
for 3 nights
From
£218
£1,386
£5,040
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Thanksgiving 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,899
for 7 nights
£1,899
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 super Value Season
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£820
for 3 nights
From
£218
£1,386
£4,866
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017/2018 Holiday Season
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,073
for 7 nights
£2,073
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 1
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,899
for 7 nights
£1,899
£6,694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Spring Season
24 Feb 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,073
for 7 nights
£2,073
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 1
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£938
for 3 nights
From
£257
£1,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 2
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,899
for 7 nights
£1,899
£6,694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 July 4th Week
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,073
for 7 nights
£2,073
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 3
7 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,899
for 7 nights
£1,899
£6,694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value season 2
11 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£886
for 3 nights
From
£239
£1,473
£5,040
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Labor Day
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£938
for 3 nights
From
£257
£1,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £108.77
Additional Guest Fee £15.54 per person per night
Pet Fee £77.69
Damage Insurance £45.84

Rates are based on 4 guests. Please add $20 per night per additional guest. Maximum guest per stay is 6.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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