Enjoy some of the best of Old Florida in this delightful, sprawling vacation property!
Far from the hustle bustle, yet close enough when you want it to be - this home takes you back to the days when family time was a thing to be treasured and enjoyed. Located in North Fort Myers on a quiet cul-de-sac with a definite rural feel, surrounded by a lazy, winding canal that leads straight out to the Caloosahatchee River, "River Garden" is the perfect home base for a Southwest Florida vacation. Everything you could hope do is within easy driving distance of your private retreat. With a beautiful home that easily accommodates up to 8 guests, a spacious 3/4 acre lawn dotted with palm trees, and a private solar heated swimming pool, a boat dock and lift, get ready to unwind, relax, and enjoy a vacation you wont soon forget!
Over 1,400 sq ft of well maintained, artfully decorated, family friendly living space with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths
Open concept main living area with living room, kitchen, and dining room all open and easily accessible
Comfortably furnished living room with large wall mounted Roku TV with expansive streaming package included, perfect for relaxing after a day in the pool or at the beach
Formal dining with elegant glass table seating 6, with sliding glass door opening to the covered patio
Well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, two tiled eating bars with bar stool seating for 5, all cookware, dishes, glasses, silverware and many small electrical appliances - including a Keurig coffee maker
Device charging station/work desk space, free WiFi is available throughout the home
Master bedroom with king bed, Roku TV, ensuite bathroom with large fully tiled walk-in shower, sleeps 2
1st guest bedroom with king bed, sleeps 2
2nd guest bedroom with 2 XL twin-over twin bunk beds, sleeps 4
Shared guest bathroom with large, fully tiled walk-in shower
Full sized washer and dryer located in garage for your complimentary use
Fantastic outdoor living space that will thoroughly enjoy - including covered open patio with dining table for 8, propane grill, large solar-heated pool, wood burning fire pit, hammock, and 3/4 of an acres for your family to make wonderful memories on!
The garage contains a full size washer and dryer for your complimentary use
All bed linens, bath, pool, and kitchen towels are included
The garage is available to be used, but does include automatic openers. Ample driveway parking is available.
The Powel Canal Creek runs behind the home and is an approximate 20 minute boat ride out to the Caloosahatchee River, which winds its way out to the Gulf. The canal is shallow and can only accommodate pontoons or shallow-hulled watercraft. A boat dock and lift can accommodate a 20' boat and is available for your complimentary use!
This vacation home is located on a dirt road cul-de-sac in a quiet neighborhood close to many eating and shopping options in North Fort Myers. Across the river you will find the lively up and coming River District of Downtown Fort Myers - a great place for nightlife, dining, bar hopping, shopping and people watching!
You won't be without of lots of white sandy beach options within a short drive for your home base in North Fort Myers, and a trip to Florida isn't complete without at least one beach day!
Additional destinations such as Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Matlacha, Pine Island, Cape Coral, Boca Grande, Bonita Springs, and Naples offer some of the finest shopping, dining, wildlife, watersports, professional sports and cultural experiences you could hope for during your time in southwest Florida, and are all close enough to fill your days with new and exciting adventures!
The property is less than a mile from the hub of North Fort Myers, 18 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, and within 20 miles to Fort Myers Beach, Matlacha, Pine Island, and Cope Coral.
No smoking, including e-cigarettes, cigars, or pipes permitted anywhere on the property; this includes the home, front entryway, garage, and lanai.
No events, parties, or large gatherings allowed.
No pets allowed.
Minimum age to rent is 25. Photo ID required.
Hi Orland - thanks so much for your review! We're so happy to had a great stay and found a lot to do. We look forward to your return.
Hi Trish! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at this North Fort Myers home along with everything the property has to offer. The owners worked hard to provide a comfortable and inviting space for their guests; we're so glad you had a memorable stay. We welcome you again anytime!