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1st Floor Condo Mins to Sanibel & Captiva - Pool, WiFi & More!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,376 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights


About the property

Newly furnished, 1st floor, 2 bed/2 bath, 1376 Sq.F condo only 5 mins to Sanibel

Stay in our bright and beautiful first floor condo in conveniently located Mandolin Bay Villas. The sun is always shining at this fully furnished 2 bedroom/2 bathroom unit in the newer gated community. Only 5 mins from the seashell capital of the world (Sanibel Island) and popular Fort Myers Beach. Only 25 mins from the airport. Minutes from upscale and outlet shopping. Baseball fans are 15 mins to Hammond Stadium (Spring Training home of the Minnesota Twins), 25 mins to JetBlue Park at Fenway South (Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox), and 35 mins to Charlotte Sports Park (Spring Training Home of the Tampa Bay Rays).

Visiting with family or friends, you are guaranteed sunshine, relaxation, and amenities and activities to please all ages and interests. Will it be shelling, fishing, golfing, cheering on your favorite baseball team, paddle boarding, jet skiing, wind surfing, biking, nature hikes, or shopping? The options are endless.

Relax in the large living room with a comfortable couch, love seat, and chair w/ottoman; a flat screen TV and a wet bar for making your favorite tropical drinks. The living area includes a ceiling fan and opens to both the kitchen and spacious, private screened lanai which has a table and chairs to enjoy your morning coffee or happy hour cocktails with views of the wide open green tropical reserve.

The kitchen is fully stocked with everything needed for making quick snacks to full course meals. Fill the large pantry and fridge with ingredients to make your favorites that may be served up at the breakfast counter or in the dining area. Or enjoy the many casual, family friendly, or fine dining options available in Fort Myers, Sanibel, Captiva, and Naples.

The master bedroom features a queen size Simmons Beautyrest bed, flat screen TV, a reading/thinking spot with a comfortable chair, large his and her walk-in closets, and an adjoining bathroom with a large walk-in tiled shower, a large single vanity, and separate toilet room. Plenty of drawer space with a six drawer dresser and nightstands.

The second bedroom is furnished with two twin beds, a five drawer dresser and nightstand. This room with a a large walk-in closet has easy access to the full size main bathroom which has a combination bath/shower unit.

Both bedrooms have an assortment of cotton bed linens and blankets and pillows.

The condo has 9 foot ceilings, a separate laundry room with full size washer and dryer, cable TV, private WiFi, a single car garage, and an assigned parking spot in front of the unit.

When not sunning and swimming at the heated pool or hot tub, enjoy access to our Clubhouse with free WIFI, a library, large screen cable TV, pool table, lounge, and fitness room (treadmill, nautilus weight machines, reclining bike, elliptical). The Clubhouse and pool are located directly across from our condo unit!

Be the first to vacation in this brand new, bright and beautiful condo with guaranteed sunshine and location, location, location!

More Details

Julie Baron
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Julie Baron

Originally from Buffalo, NY and having lived in the Chicago-area for the last 22 years, our need for sun and sand has always been fulfilled with vacations in beautiful Southwest Florida. My husband, teenage son and I enjoy playing on and in the water, fishing, and shelling along the surf of the the best beaches in the world. This condo is a dream come true and we are happy to share it with you.

Julie Baron purchased this condo in 2015

Why Julie Baron chose Fort Myers

We chose Mandolin Bay Villas for its perfect location, privacy and newness. Minutes to Sanibel, Captiva, and Ft. Myers Beaches, attractions, shopping, and dining. The modern condo complex is also a short walk to Publix, Walgreens, CVS, Target and restaurants. We love picking up fresh seafood at Captain Johnny's and fresh produce at Pair a Dice, both a few blocks away on McGregor Blvd. The proximity to Southwest Regional International Airport (RSW), Highway 41 and I-75 make getting around a breeze.

What makes this condo unique

Mandolin Bay Villas is a small, friendly and quiet gated community. Made up of just 72 condo units, we enjoy the welcoming condo owners and friendly vacationers. Many vacationers return year after year as they realize they've found the perfect gem. The Clubhouse/pool is the place to meet and relax without worrying about fighting crowds. Our eastern exposure screened lanai is the perfect spot for your private morning coffee or happy hour!


Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fort Myers and Sanibel Beaches
Car: recommended

Mandolin Bay Villas is the perfect location. Only 5 minutes to Sanibel, the seashell capital of the world which is also home to Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and J.N.Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Many visitors also enjoy close by Captiva for the famous sunset party at the Mucky Duck or a meal at the popular Bubble Room.

Fort Myers offers great beaches in Fort Myers and Bunch beaches; nature at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (great place to see wildlife walking along a well maintained boardwalk); parks that should not be skipped (Lovers Key State Park, Lakes Regional Park); plenty of marinas, charter fishing boats, golf courses and biking paths; historic landmarks in Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates; live entertainment at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall; miniature golf, SunSplash Family Water Park, and Pirate Cruises by Salty Sam's; nearby jet skiing, kayaking, windsurfing and parasailing; upscale (Coconut Point), mall (Edison) and premium outlet shopping (Tanger Outlets, Miromar Outlets); farmers markets and flea markets; the Big M Casino ship and trips to Key West via Key West Express Water Taxi.

Baseball fans hit a triple by seeing the Minnesota Twins at HAMMOND STADIUM, the Boston Red Sox at JETBLUE PARK at FENWAY SOUTH, and the Tampa Bay Rays at CHARLOTTE SPORTS PARK for spring training.

Churches, medical facilities, drug stores (Walgreens, CVS), groceries (Publix), discount stores (Target, Big Lots, Dollar Store), and more are less than 5 minutes from Mandolin Bay Villas.

Public transportation is available via LeeTran.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Mandolin Bay Villas in Iona

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom Ensuite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large walk-in shower, single vanity, separate toilet room.
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Combination tub/shower and toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have brand new high quality mattresses and plenty of closet and drawer space.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
No need to worry about bringing linens or beach stuff. This condo is supplied with plenty of all cotton sheet sets and bath towels. Beach towels, chairs and coolers are also available. A starter supply of bathroom soap, cleaning items, paper products, and trash bags is included for every visitor.


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1st Floor Condo Mins to Sanibel & Captiva - Pool, WiFi & More!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Condo is centrally located for beaches, shopping, and downtown. Very nicely decorated with comfortable quality furnishings. Development is small and quiet. Pool, fitness, and clubhouse is right across the street, very convenient. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed our condo that we work to always keep up to date and comfortable. We also love being less than 5 minutes to the causeway to Sanibel and Captiva. After a day at the beach, we wind down at the pool and jacuzzi at the clubhouse directly across the parking area from our condo. Hope to host you again soon.
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Mandolin Bay Villa

  • 5 of 5

This wonderfully located property is convenient to Fort Myers beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, the downtown River District, shopping and restaurants. The property is neat, clean, well maintained, and in a well managed condominium complex. The association offers a nice pool, hot tub, work out facility, and clubhouse. Other residents are friendly and helpful. The condo is attractively decorated and well appointed. We enjoy being here for our winter get-away.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Location, location, location was one of the main reasons we bought this condo. The icing on the cake is the friendly neighbors. So glad we were able to accommodate you for the 2nd year in a row!
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Great, friendly community.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at Mandolin Bay Villas. It is a smaller complex and our unit was in a perfect location directly across from the clubhouse. The size of the unit was great for family and friends to visit without feeling crowded. The location provides for perfect spot for shopping, going to the beach or heading to downtown Fort Myers. Our stay was very comfortable and look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to be able to meet the vacation needs of those who reside in Canada! The fact that you were welcomed by Mandolin Bay Villas residents and snowbirds is the exact reason we purchased in this 72 unit complex. Also pleased to learn that the space was comfortable for your hosting visiting family and friends. We hope to serve you again soon:)
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Sun and Play at Mandolin Bay.

  • 5 of 5

Our condo at Mandolin Bay was well equipped and in a perfect location near the Fort Myers beaches. We were located right across from the clubhouse/pool area.

The complex was quiet and had comfortable bedding and nice furnishings. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend it for a great vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your feedback is echoed by many! Happy to continue to ensure our condo is well equipped season after season. From beach chairs to beds and everything in between, we believe in making our guests stay comfortable.
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Mandolin Bay Villas

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful stay at Mandolin Bay Villa. The unit was clean and very comfortable, and we enjoyed the amenities of the complex. The property was wonderfully situated with easy access to Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Fort Myers beach, restaurants, shopping, and highways. We appreciated the safety and friendliness of the condo community, too. The owners of the unit quickly addressed any questions or concerns we had, and I felt it was a great experience for all of us. We spent several days on Sanibel and Captiva islands, riding bicycles, enjoying the birds and natural beauty of The Ding Darling refuge and beaches, and a great Captiva cruise and dolphin watch. We spent a day at the very interesting and educational Ford-Edison Estate, and the gardens are incredible. The downtown river district is another fun place to visit. We had a great get-away!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad our guests enjoy our piece of sunshine as much as we do. We love being so close to Sanibel/Captiva and are happy to have such friendly people and great amenities at our complex. Great to have so many snowbirds returning next year!
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Cool time in Hot Florida

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time relaxing in your ultra comfortable space. I enjoyed the patio each morning with a cup of coffee. The condominium grounds were quiet and allowed for some much needed R & R. We especially enjoyed are time by the pool. Great location for jumping off to the great beaches of Sanibel and Captiva. We will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our place in the sun. We agree that this location is hard to beat with its proximity to so many great beaches. Can't wait to have you back again!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Mandolin Bay Villas, Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
High Season 2018
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Low Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75.82 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £379.1
Tax Rate 11.0%

* All paid reservation fees are NON-REFUNDABLE

* $500.00 refundable security/damage deposit

* $100.00 cleaning fee

* 11% Florida Sales Tax applicable on rent and cleaning fee

* 50% deposit, balance due 60 days prior to arrival

* Check-in 4pm. Check-out 10am.

* Must be age 25+ to rent.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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