|First Mate Sleep Quarters Queen|
|Guest Sleep Quarters Full|
With today's increased health awareness, we know guests want to be sure they are staying in a property that is clean and sanitized.
We are committed to meeting and exceeding industry standards for disinfecting our properties.
The cleaning fee includes:
- Cleaning and enhanced disinfecting with products that meet CDC guidelines for the control of bacteria and viruses, including the corona virus
- Sanitizing all hard surfaces including but not limited to: counters, knobs, handles, switches, bath fixtures, remote controls and floors
- Sanitizing all soft surfaces with an industrial fogging process and/or CDC approved process for sanitizing overnight dwellings
- Laundering all linens at the highest possible temperature with a detergent containing bleach
Come, relax and wind down with the million dollar water view of Matlacha Pass in your back yard! Enjoy a simpler pace of life in this newly remodeled Matlacha waterfront cottage - "The First Mate's Quarters." Located in the heart of Matlacha, with frontage along the Matlacha Pass, if you enjoy life out of the ordinary, this is the place for you!
In this charming vacation cottage you will enjoy:
Approximately 600 square feet of interior living space, sleeping up to 4 guests
Main, open living space includes leather loveseat with double power recliners, a pair of armchairs, wall mounted flat screen TV with cable, large sliding glass doors opening to screened enclosure and view of the water
Open, eat-in kitchen with dining for 4; full size oven, dishwasher, refridgerator/freezer, microwave oven, toaster oven and drip coffee maker; cookware, dishes, glasses, sliverware and kitchen towels included
Main sleeping quarters located behind the kitchen with queen bed and double wardrobes for clothing (please note, there is no door between the kitchen and main sleeping quarters)
Converted front porch has second sleeping quarters with double bed (a door separates the two bedroom spaces)
Bathroom with tiled walk-in shower, located in the main sleeping quarters
New, fully screened enclosure off the living room with dining table for 4
Open deck space with 5 armchairs, sun umbrella and sun lounger
Small kiddie-beach area for supervised play
Private fishing pier on the Matlacha Pass with fishing poles provided (you will need to provide bait and may need to replace line and hooks)
6,000 pound boat lift available for an additional $175, please let us know prior to your arrival if you intend to use the lift
Propane grill available for guests use
Complimentary free unlimited WiFi throughout the cottage
All bed linens, bath, and kitchen towels provided
Parking available for 2 vehicles in front of the cottage
The "First Mate's Quarters" is next to the "Captain's Quarters" on an adjoining property. The only shared space is the parking lot; a privacy fence separates the two cottages down to the water line.
This cottage is in the middle of the best that Southwest Florida has to offer! Located on the main road of the artsy village of Matlacha you will be near to delicious waterfront restaurants and bars, unique shops, art galleries, watersport rentals, island boat tours and multiple fishing opportunites. Matlacha is a water lovers playground and offers something for everyone with an eye for the unique! The Matlacha Community Park is close by and offers a children's play are and boat ramp. Continuing on through Matlacha you'll find Pine Island, home to some of the best sport fishing in our state. On your way to the cottage you'll pass through Cape Coral - an ideal location for Southwest Florida vacationers; you'll be just a short drive from the stunning Gulf beaches of Sanibel, Captiva, or Fort Myers Beach. A slightly further drive south will have you in Bonita Springs or Naples, where world-class dining, shopping, and lifestyles await you. To the north you'll enjoy the beautiful towns of Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, nestled along the Charlotte Harbour. Seasonally you can enjoy the Spring Training facilities of the Red Sox or the Twins, and of course year round golf, nature, and cultural activities as well.
The property is 23 miles from the Punta Gorda Airport, 30 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport, and 26 miles from Fort Myers Beach
No smoking, including e-cigarettes, cigars, or pipes permitted in the cottage or screen enclosure.
No pets are permitted to stay on the property.
No onsite laundry facilities. Laundromat services in Cape Coral.
Please note: The tides change and neither the management company nor the owner of the home have any control over the water levels and are unable to guarantee specific water conditions and accessibility.
Must be 25 years old to rent. Please be prepared to show a government issued picture ID, matching the name the property is booked in, to a representative of the management company or property owner within 24 hours of check-in.
Included with your booking you will receive an exclusive Free Fun Activity Package!**
We help make the most of your vacation by providing Free Admission to some of the area's top attractions each and every day!
One guest in your party will receive one complimentary admission per activity, per day. You can go to every activity, every day, and one person will be free. Additional guests will pay full price. Admissions are noncumulative and nontransferable. Unused admissions expire daily. These activities are yours to use if you chose to do so at no additional cost or obligation.
**Does not apply to monthly reservations; some activities may be seasonal
Matthew - thank you for your fantastic review of this vacation bungalow. We couldn't agree more - the property and the location are amazing! We are glad you took advantage of everything Matlacha has to offer, it has a special little place in our hearts. The biggest problem with the First Mate's Quarters is that you NEVER want to leave! We welcome you back at any time!