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Charming Beach Cottage 1 Mile To Beach, Shopping, Restaurants, Paradise

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Bonita Springs - Riverdale Beach Cottage II

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This unique Old-Florida upstairs cottage is as unique as it's neighboring sister, Riverdale Beach Cottage (505244). Located West of US 41, a mile from the beach and a block to the river. Imagine a vacation where you park your car and hang up your keys. Everything you need is within walking or biking distance. This 750 sq. ft. one bedroom is complete with new flooring, new furnishings, and new fixtures. The bedroom features a queen size bed with two large bay windows giving you a beautiful Florida sunrise. Step through your bedroom door into a cozy living room and kitchen with extensive windows throughout allowing you to take in the Florida sun regardless of what room you're in. The private upstairs deck is the best 'room' in the house. Get ready for an amazing day utilizing assortment of beach equipment including chairs, umbrella, cooler, etc... After a day in paradise come home to a barbecue on your deck and a relaxing Florida evening.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Steve Baptiste
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 October, 2016
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About Steve Baptiste

Hi everyone. I'm Steve. Welcome to Florida. I was born in Allentown, PA and grew up in South Carolina. After a prolonged enrollment at Clemson University I moved to the sunshine state. I've been down here for 8 years now and have loved every second of it. I put away the finance degree and went self employed and have never looked back.

Steve Baptiste purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Steve Baptiste chose Florida South Gulf Coast

I purchased my first house while a student at Clemson. I have always liked Real Estate. I bought this unit a few years back when it was still in need of much work. It had one thing that I will never forget...character. There are a ton of cookie cutter homes or dime a dozen condos scattering Southwest Florida. Mine is the only place like this!

What makes this cottage unique

Location location location. This place is right where you want to be. A mile to the beach and a block to the river the water is never far away. Be it the vaulted ceilings and exposed wood beams that you never see anymore, or the close proximity to everything you need, you can't go wrong.


based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Beach Cottage 1 Mile To Beach, Shopping, Restaurants, Paradise
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Charleston, SC

Had a blast

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented the cottage for the weekend. We are strangers to South Florida, but this place made us feel right at home. The house is close to the beach so we were able to spend most of our time in the sand. Owner was very accommodating and easy to deal with. Place was very clean, and everything was exactly as advertised. We had everything we needed and absolutely loved our time here. We will definitely be staying here for our next visit, we really didn't want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this cottage for 5 days. The location was close to the many beaches that are in the area. It was equipped with everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable - beach chairs, cooler, towels and bikes that we rode all over the place to avoid having to park and pay. Very peaceful neighborhood and enjoyed sitting on the screened porch. It also has a washer & dryer which is a bonus when traveling! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Janet. So glad you could spend some time at the place. Glad you had a pleasant stay.
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Delray Beach, FL, USA

Great Location With Tons of Amenities

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at this adorable cottage! Very quiet and serene, yet close to everything! Owners offered a lot of amenities such as beach cruisers, beach chairs, beach towels, etc! Couldn't have asked for more! Great experience!! I highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed Jen. Welcome back anytime. Steve
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Florida in March

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It was very "Floridian" with old Florida charm. We had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. It is located near restaurants and beaches. The owner was very accommodating and made sure we enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great meeting you and your husband Kathleen. Hope you guys have a great time with the new addition to the family. Ours is 1 month today. Talk to you later...Steve
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this charming cottage. Everything we needed to make our visit comfortable was included. We especially enjoyed the close proximity of all we wanted to do on this trip to the cottage as well as having bikes to explore the surrounding area. When looking for a place to stay in Bonita Springs this locale would be well worth your consideration.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Lynn. Glad you enjoyed the place and that you had a good stay. Feel free to come back anytime. Steve
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Week in Bonita Springs

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property and it was perfect. Read the description and look at the pictures. What you see/read is what you get. We loved it! Owners were great and wanted to be sure we were enjoying our stay etc. The place has everything you need. The property is close to several beautiful beaches including the recently voted #2 best beach in the US, Barefoot Beach and we took our dog to the designated dog beach, and Bonita beach for picturesque sunsets. We biked everywhere!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey guys. Glad you had a great stay. Please feel free to come on back whenever you feel like it. Of course the pug is more than welcome. Take care...Steve
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Fort Myers Airport-RSW
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sneaky Pete's
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Coconut Jack's
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bonita Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bonita Springs, Florida South Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £65
Pet Fee £123
Cleaning £82
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bonita Springs in Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Includes washer/dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Features on-suite access to bathroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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