Luxury Ocean View Home On Canal Steps from Beach with Private Pool
Welcome to your spacious, beautiful four-story vacation home directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. Backs up to a wide canal, sleeps 8-10, with 4 bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths. Both gulf and canal views from all floors, private heated pool, private elevator, laundry, decks on all floors and much more.
Living room, bedrooms and den include flat screen TV's and Blu-Ray players, satellite TV and access to Netflix, etc. Home has house-wide Wi-Fi and music system. Elevator accesses all floors to transport adults and kids, luggage and groceries. First floor entry provides access to pool, private elevator, stairs and garage. Second floor includes living and dining rooms, kitchen, powder room. Full wall of floor-to-ceiling windows with three sets of French doors leads to expansive terrace overlooking canal and pool. Dining room seats 6-8, main terrace seats 8. Electric grill on the terrace; main gas grill on pool deck.
Third floor hosts three guest bedrooms, two full baths, laundry, as well as front and rear decks with fabulous elevated views of both morning and evening sun. The first guest bedroom has a queen size four-poster bed and ensuite bathroom. The second and third guest bedrooms have queen beds and share a full Jack and Jill bathroom. Each bedroom offers incredible water views of the canal or the Gulf of Mexico. The rear deck also offers views of the canal; a front lanai provides a direct view to the Gulf of Mexico. The fourth floor offers some of the most beautiful views. Here you'll find only the master suite with a king size bed, large walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom, complete with rain shower, jacuzzi soaking tub, and double vanities. The private den includes seating area, desk, wet-bar and mini-fridge as well as flat-screen TV. The fourth floor also boasts a separate balcony with even more expansive views of paradise.
Outside, cool off in the heated pool or relax poolside in a comfortable lounger. Enjoy watching dolphins, manatees, and other wildlife that occasionally play in the canal. The pool deck offers a gas grill. A second refrigerator is located in the garage for easy access to refreshments poolside. Fishing and boating are available from the backyard dock. Property includes access to the Gulf of Mexico via canal. Please note, there is no boat on property, but separate arrangements may be made.
Don your swimsuits, grab towels and take the beach wagon and rolling cooler for a 3-minute walk (8 houses) to Bonita Beach Access #5, where you can stroll miles of white sugar-sand beach, bask and swim the day away under the warm tropical sun or watch the breathtaking sunsets of the Gulf of Mexico. Beach-side dining, jet ski and kayak rentals, parasailing, and pick-up volleyball games can be found just down the beach at Doc's Beach House (1 mile walk or drive). Restaurants are within walking distance or a short drive. Shopping and numerous restaurants are within 5-10 minutes. A 3-mile drive south from the house is Barefoot Beach Nature Preserve, where you'll find secluded beach areas, nature paths, and wildlife viewing. A few miles drive to the north you'll also find Lovers Key State Park Beach for hiking and kayaking, and Fort Myers Beach with its many beaches, bars and restaurants. Lively "downtown" Fort Myers Beach is a 15-20 minute drive; famous "5th Ave" in Naples is 16 miles south. Centrally located, you have easy access to Fort Myers, Naples, Sanibel, Captiva Islands, and Marco Island as well as the everglades.
The property has been designated both pet free and smoke free. Full concierge service, daily housekeeping and turn down services are available for a fee. Let us know how our concierge can assist you. We can arrange for special occasion items to be waiting for you, or that special someone in your party, upon your arrival. Groceries, fresh fruit baskets, floral arrangements, limo/dinner packages, an in-house massage, are all things that we can arrange for you to make your vacation extra special.