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Charming Beachside cottage less than 30 steps from the beach!

People4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
4
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

With direct beach access, no need to even cross the road!

****NEW: the Beach Cottage now has its own hot tub! Pictures coming soon****

Enjoy beautiful Gulf views from this newly remodeled beach cottage from the open Kitchen, Living room, Breakfast/Dining area. Featuring a King sized bed and separated walled off bunk beds in a studio open plan layout. Spacious dining & living area and fully equipped kitchen with new fridge, new stove, new microwave along with washer and dryer. Central AC unit plus ceiling fan. Wifi, cable TV, DVD player, iPhone dock and speaker. Beach chairs, umbrella and beach towels provided for your convenience & comfort.

The surrounding shelled yard is equipped with loungers, dining chairs and table with Weber gas BBQ. Sip cocktails, Relax and enjoy the Ocean breezes and views from the comfort of your home, in your private yard overlooking the sea, and watching the sun go down as the colors change in the sky and reflect across the calm and warm gulf waters. The sunsets are truly awesome!

Dolphins can often be seen passing by in the evenings, or seen rounding up fish together and playing close to the beach shores in the morning making for some great spectacles during early strolls on the quiet beach.

Private parking for 2 cars on site.

Whether relaxing in the warmth on the beach, or in the private beach side yard overlooking the sea with cooling sea breezes, or more active beach walks, shelling, fishing, or more adventurous SUP, Kayaking, jet skiing or parasailing all just minutes away by foot accords the soft white sand there is something for everyone at Gulf Shore Cottage situated on the most beautiful mid-region of Fort Myers Beach.

More Details

Property Manager
Claudia and Nick Metcalfe
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Claudia and Nick Metcalfe

A young family who love the beach!

Why Claudia and Nick Metcalfe chose Fort Myers Beach

All year round - beach side paradise

What makes this cottage unique

Steps from the white sand beach with warm and calm Gulf waters

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mid Island in Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Bunk Bed , crib on request
  • PLEASE NOTE: The Beach Cottage has a studio open plan design. This is best suited for a couple get a way or family with young children, unless you do not mind sharing. For added privacy try our Gulf Front Apartment with two separate bedrooms and bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Charming Beachside cottage less than 30 steps from the beach!
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
5

Perfect beach getaway! What a gem!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend in the cottage with our two dogs and can't wait to go back! Claudia was there to welcome us and just a text away if we had any questions or needed anything. The kitchen had everything we needed to make breakfast each day and the grill outside was a great option to have! The cottage was very clean and comfortable - even the bed was comfortable which is a huge plus and not always the case in rentals!!!

The location was perfect...across the street from the grocery store, bar/restaurant and a marina where we rented a boat each day. There were so many great places to boat including secluded beaches and restaurants - great way to spend a couple of days! The beach at the cottage was very nice too and on a quieter part of Ft Myers Beach. It was nice being able to use the beach area in front of the main house too! The cottage is set just behind the main house and has parking right at the door.

It's a quick 5 minute drive into town where the were tons of options for food and drink. And if you have dogs...this is a really great option since the beach and many restaurants were dog friendly! It was our first time visiting that area, but we travel quite a bit and were very impressed with the entire experience!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our quick visit!

  • 5 of 5

Great little place. So cute, clean, efficient, great bed, chairs on the patio to relax in, easy beach access. Enjoyed watching the osprey show in the tree by the patio. Owners were great to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, clean and bright cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this beautiful cottage, very clean and roomy. Excellent decor, amenities and fabulous host!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for a Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our brief weekend getaway to the Cottage. We are pretty seasoned travelers and typically stay in 5 star hotels we chose the Cottage because we were seeking a more laid back "chill" atmosphere. Just stating this for perspective. I will start with the only thing we would have liked to be different. The Cottage is 30 steps from the beach; but there is a large house between it and the beach. You can still see the ocean from your kitchen window, but know going in; you don't have an unobstructed view to the water.

Otherwise: the Cottage is a studio floor-plan so it is perfect for Couples or families with small children. It was clean and comfortable with a supplied kitchen, washer & dryer, coffee maker, blender, beach towels and even some misc. items you wouldn't expect like small bottles of shampoo, body wash, etc. The list goes on, but you get the idea. It is close enough to dining options but not right in the middle of the busy area's; which we prefer. In fact, we would have preferred it was even a little more secluded, but that is not easily found.

We are beach people: and the beach was fantastic: not crowded at all (we visited in mid October). Sand Dollars everywhere, very little tide and great assortment of shells to occupy your time. The nicest amenity this property offers is access to lots of beach extra's that you would be paying extra for at other properties: Paddle Board, Kayak, Beach Chairs, Table, Umbrella, Bikes and other Blow up and sand toys. We have stayed at other places and easily added another $300 - $500 for access to these items.

Claudia was very attentive, checking in to make sure everything was going well providing her cell number. We didn't need to call her but knew we could if needed. We had a Fantastic trip just sorry to be back in 50 degree weather here in Missouri.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

cute, cozy and clean

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay in the cozy cottage on the beach. It was a perfect get away for myself and my two daughters and my toddler grandson. The owner was both hospitable and helpful. Our trip was a birthday celebration; so, we had dinner at the Bubble Room on Captiva. So fun. The cottage is steps from the beach, which is beautiful and uncrowded. I will definitely recommend this cottage to friends and family. We are already thinking about when we can make a return trip.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

misrepresented

  • 2 of 5

We felt the listing was somewhat misrepresented. We were looking for s dog friendly place with easy beach access. It was indeed that. The beach was very convenient & the beach was dog friendly. However, it was advertised as a cottage in Sanibel & that it was not. It was a studio with a very small bathroom. Our 16 yr old daughter went with us so we would have all preferred more privacy. It was in Ft Meyers Beach too far from Sanibel to enjoy anything in that area. There were nice restraints around, but for the price there was not enough to justify it. Even little things like toiletries were missing. It just wasn't worth the price.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jennifer, Thank you again for staying with us. We were saddened to read that your stay and the Beach Cottage did not live up to your expectations. We want every guest to have a fantastic time and have had years of happy visitors, having had a fantastic stay. However we always strive to improve and your feedback is very valuable to us. The listing does state that the rental unit is a studio, and classifies it as an open plan design, beds included. But just to be safe, in order to avoid confusion, we shall list a floor plan of the Beach Cottage along with the pictures. You mention that the listing apparently states the location as Sanibel. The location is stated at ‘Fort Myers Beach’ on google maps, also the main description states this as the location, as well as the details of arrival, which you received upon receipt of payment - clearly stated the property address. We feel the price of the freestanding Beach Cottage unit which sleeps up to 4 persons, with private yard, onsite parking, bbq and most of all close proximity of the beach, along with sea views - is a justified price point. We try to make your weekend get away as comfortable as possible, this is why the Beach Cottage has always been fitted with: kitchen roll, washing up kit, complimentary bottles of water, bath & shower bar, toilet paper, laundry detergent, iron and ironing board, waffle bathrobes, bathroom towels, hairdryer, beach towels, beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, flashlight, beach toys for kids. Apart from the ‘bath & shower bar’ we currently offer we shall include more toiletries such as shampoo and conditioner. We thank you for your feedback, Many Thanks, warm wishes, Claudia
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Location

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Fort Myers International Airport RSW
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Bayfront Bistro
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Kelly Greens or Bonita Fairways Golf & CountryClub
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
75
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Bayfront Bistro
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Fort Myers Beach / Estero beach
Car: not necessary

Charming Beachside cottage studio less than 30 steps away from the beach via direct beach access, no need to even cross the road!

Enjoy beautiful Gulf views from this newly remodeled beach cottage from the open Kitchen, Living room, Breakfast/Dining area. Featuring a King sized bed and separated walled off bunk beds. Spacious dining & living area and fully equipped kitchen with new fridge, new stove, new microwave along with washer and dryer. Central AC unit plus ceiling fan. Wifi, cable TV, DVD player, iPhone dock and speaker. Beach chairs, umbrella and beach towels provided for your convenience & comfort.

The surrounding shelled yard is equipped with loungers, dining chairs and table with Weber gas BBQ. Sip cocktails, Relax and enjoy the Ocean breezes and views from the comfort of your home, in your private yard overlooking the sea, and watching the sun go down as the colors change in the sky and reflect across the calm and warm gulf waters. The sunsets are truly awesome!

Dolphins can often be seen passing by in the evenings, or seen rounding up fish together and playing close to the beach shores in the morning making for some great spectacles during early strolls on the quiet beach.

Parking for 2 cars on site.

Whether relaxing in the warmth on the beach, or in the private beach side yard overlooking the sea with cooling sea breezes, or more active beach walks, shelling, fishing, or more adventurous SUP, Kayaking, jet skiing or parasailing all just minutes away by foot accords the soft white sand there is something for everyone at The BeachCottage situated on the most beautiful mid-region of Fort Myers Beach

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mid Island, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak Season 2017
28 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,327
for 7 nights
£2,327
 
 
High Season
1 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£712
for 2 nights
From
£323
 
 
Early Summer
30 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£535
for 2 nights
From
£234
 
 
Independence Day
30 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,035
for 3 nights
From
£323
 
 
Summer 2017
6 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£535
for 2 nights
From
£234
 
 
Fall
1 Oct 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£468
for 2 nights
From
£201
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,035
for 3 nights
From
£323
 
 
Late Fall / Early Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£468
for 2 nights
From
£201
 
 
Christmas / New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,358
for 4 nights
From
£323
 
 
Winter 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,327
for 7 nights
£2,327
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£468
for 2 nights
From
£201
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £159
Cleaning £60 + Tax
Pet Fee £60 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed by signed agreement and/or payment.

100% refund if canceled a minimum of 90 days before arrival date, no refund after 90 days before arrival date.

Must be 25 years or older to lease.

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