Pet-Friendly House on Beautiful Fort Myers Beach

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Excellent
29 Reviews

From $183 / night

157 Anchorage St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Pet-Friendly House on Beautiful Fort Myers Beach
Home
2 bedrooms
4 guests
7 night min

Overview Description

Overview

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
Type: Home
Per week: $1,525
Per month: $5,500
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Fort Myers Beach vacation home rental
SUMMER SPECIAL: June through August, one week special. Stay with us for $800 for two guests*. This includes all fees and taxes. Let us hear from you!

*The number of guests you state at the time of your initial inquiry is the number of overnight guests staying the night. The special rate of $800 is based on two guests. Any additional overnight guests will be $30, per night. Any friends you may want to invite for a day trip are absolutely welcome at no additonal fee.

Also, please note that the Per Night Price you see in the upper right corner is based on a month's stay.

Sports fans, players, why not come down and stay on the beach while enjoying your favorite teams' games? We are conveniently located mid-island and only 1/4 block from the beach. Easy on/easy off the island in the summertime, whether your exiting north or south.

Give us a call...we'd love to accommodate you, your teams, and your sports' families.

This pet friendly, two-bedroom, two-bath, spacious home offers a comfy couch and love seat, a pub-height dining table with four upholstered-seat chairs. There's also two upholstered recliners for your comfort. And for your viewing pleasure, there is a 42-inch, flat screen, HDTV where you can stretch out on the couch or recliner and watch movies movies on the portable DVD player or watch your favorite sports teams.

We provide high-speed Internet access on the in-unit desktop computer. There is also WI-FI provided if you want to bring your own laptop along.

The unit offers cathedral ceilings, dishwasher, microwave, stove-top, oven, coffee maker, crock-pot, charcoal grill, propane grill, blender, linens and bath towels. Also, we're providing, for your convenience, light-cleaning supplies. You'll have all the comforts of home when you choose to stay with us!

This unit will comfortably sleep four people. There is a comfy king bed in the guest room, and a comfy king bed in the master. There is also a raised, queen-size, blowup bed for your use if needed.

We're located mid-island and 360 steps (1/4 block) from the beautiful, powdery-white sand and the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We're on a quiet street where you'll be able to relax on the screened-in lanai and enjoy our great Southwest Florida weather. You can have meals out there, play cards and games, or just do some good-ol' porch sittin'!

SMOKING OUTSIDE ON THE LANAI ONLY, PLEASE.

BEACH CHAIRS NOT PROVIDED; CHARCOAL NOT PROVIDED.

MONTHLY RATES ARE FOR ONE FULL CALENDAR MONTH.

YOU MAY CHECK IN ANY DAY OF THE WEEK THAT IS CONVENIENT FOR YOU.

I NOW ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS USING PAYPAL. A 7% SERVICE CHARGE WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR RENTAL FEE FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF USING THIS PAYMENT OPTION. YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT TO USE THIS PAYMENT OPTION.

*You must be 25 years old or older to rent this unit.

We love our pets, and we want them with us as much as possible. Especially, if you're going to be away from them for a long period of time. I wouldn't want to leave our dog Murphy behind, and when you choose to stay with us, you may not have to leave your kids home, either! Please, no aggressive breeds.

The island of Fort Myers Beach is pet friendly. Dogs can be on the beach at any time of the day or evening; however, they must be leashed. But, if you head south toward Bonita Springs, just past Lover's Key State Park, you'll find Dog Beach. Dogs can run and play, leash free! So bring a ball or Frisbee, a chair and some water, and have a ball watching your pet make friends and frolic, on the beach and in the water! Of course, we have to make sure to pick up after our pets, here and everywhere else on the island. Mostly for the respect of other folks' property and also for respect of our beautiful beach town.

Maximum number of pets is two; but ask, I just might say yes!

DOGS MUST BE HOUSEBROKEN; CATS MUST BE LITTER TRAINED. IF CATS ARE NOT DE-CLAWED, PLEASE BRING SOMETHING ON WHICH THEY CAN SCRATCH. ALL PETS MUST BE WELL BEHAVED. WE MUST PICK UP AFTER OUR DOGS, ON THE BEACH AND EVERYWHERE ELSE. ECO-FRIENDLY BAGS ARE AVAILABLE AT ANY PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS, OR YOU CAN USE PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS.

PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Area Information
We're close to "our" Times Square area where you'll find great restaurants, shops, and ice cream parlors. Or if you choose to cook in, feel free...remember, you're on vacation. Let go, relax, unwind...

There's a library on the island; fishing piers boat rentals; bicycle rentals; scooter rentals; and miniature golf is just a short drive or trolley ride away. There are many 18-hole golf courses in the area. There's even an 18-hole course right here on the island!

Remember to ask me about Captiva Cruises aboard the Lady Chadwick. She sails to many of the area's islands. You can go for lunch, shelling, a dolphin and wildlife excursion, or to unique shops. You can even enjoy a Cheeseburger in Paradise on Cabbage Key. It's said that's where Jimmy Buffett got his inspiration for that song! The Lady Chadwick departs from McCarthy's Marina on Captiva Island, and reservations are required.

In the unit, I have provided a notebook filled with area menus and things to do and see, such as: boat rentals, kayak rentals, The Key West Express, The Big "M" Gambling Boat, etc. There's way too much to mention here. You'll just have to come down and see for yourselves all the great things to do. This is truly a beautiful area, and we have one of the best beaches in Southwest Florida! So, let me hear from you!

Publix Supermarket and CVS Pharmacy are conveniently located on the island.

Nearby attractions include: Sanibel/Captiva Island, The Naples Zoo, The Everglades, Lover's Key State Park, where you'll be able to rent canoes or kayaks, or just walk the trails, or enjoy the beautiful beach there.

You can hop aboard the Key West Express for a beautiful day trip to Key West via the Gulf of Mexico. You can spend just the day, you can spend the night, or you can spend a few days and return at a later date. The Key West Express departs from Main Street, Fort Myers Beach.

So much to do: parasailing, jet skiing, dolphin tours, fishing, shelling, paddle boarding, kayaking, bicycling, snorkeling, dinner cruises, museums, nature preserves, island hopping etc.

Lots of island events: Pirate Festival, Shrimp Festival, World Sand Sculpting Championships, Hands Across the Beach week, There's a yearly Film Festival with large-screen, free movies on the beach. Just bring a chair, blanket, a little nosh and a beverage and you're set to watch the movies under the stars!

Fort Myers Beach is a great vacation spot. There's lots to do, so many great restaurants to choose from, and it's a great place to just lay back and relax on the beautiful beach. We're sure you'll have a great, relaxing vacation here!

Orlando and Tampa are both accessible from Fort Myers Beach. Orlando is about a four-hour drive and Tampa is about a two-and-a-half-hour drive. The Everglades is about an hour to an hour-and-a-half-hour drive. There you can hop aboard an airboat and whisk through the mangroves, with a guide, in hopes of spotting a gator. Airboats are easily boarded, so folks of all ages can take part in the adventure!

About the owner

Owner Profile

Availability

Availability Calendar

Rates

Rates

Begins Ends Week
Night
Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Apr 15 2017 Apr 30 2017 - - $1,525 $5,500 1 Week
Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Lodging tax: 11%
Deposits: Negotiable. You must be 25 years old or older to rent this unit.
Payment Options: American Express, Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: I NOW ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS USING PAYPAL. A 5% FEE WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR RENTAL FEE FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF USING THIS PAYMENT OPTION. YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT TO USE THIS OPTION FOR PAYMENT. A $100 non-refundable pet fee, 11% tourism tax, and $150 cleaning fee is already included in the pricing. A $50 fee will be added for each additional pet that you are bringing.

Amenities

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 2 King Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Pet Friendly
  • Full Kitchen
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Porch
  • Garage
  • Lanai
  • Patio
  • Screened Porch
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Computer
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Blender
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Activities

  • Beach
    (onsite)
  • Children's Pool
    (1 mile)
  • Live Entertainment
    (2 miles)
  • Amusement Park
    (3 miles)
  • Ocean
    (onsite)
  • Jet Skiing
    (1 mile)
  • Movie Theater
    (2 miles)
  • Canoeing
    (3 miles)
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Sailing
    (1 mile)
  • Park
    (2 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (3 miles)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)
  • Playground
    (2 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (3 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Water Skiing
    (1 mile)
  • Pool
    (2 miles)
  • Golf
    (4 miles)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (<1 mile)
  • Windsurfing
    (1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (2 miles)
  • Water Park
    (10 miles)
  • Parasailing
    (<1 mile)
  • Bowling
    (2 miles)
  • Tennis
    (2 miles)
  • Zoo
    (17 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (1 mile)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (2 miles)


Other Vacation Rental Amenities
THERE IS A SMALL AMUSEMENT PARK FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN, IT'S LOCATED ON SUMMERLIN ROAD, BEFORE YOU TURN ON SAN CARLOS TO COME TO THE ISLAND. THERE IS AN ARCADE INSIDE, AND IT'S FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

THERE ARE MANY GREAT RESTAURANTS AND TIKI BARS THAT OFFER LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, BOTH ON THE BEACH AND A SHORT DRIVE OFF ISLAND. THERE ARE TOO MANY TO MENTION HERE, SO YOU'LL JUST HAVE TO COME AND EXPERIENCE THEM FOR YOURSELVES!
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Reviews (29)

Reviews for this vacation home rental in Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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Excellent
29 reviews
Wayne Carter

4th of July weekend with a great place to stay.

Wayne Carter

Islamorada, FL USA

4th of July weekend with a great place to stay.

July 7, 2016

My wife, son, mother, father and I stayed at this beautiful home for the 4th of July weekend and loved it. The home is very nice, very clean, well maintained, with all amenities needed from Wireless Internet (Even a desktop computer provided), Cable TV with big screen in the livingroom and a TV in both bedrooms, a garage to store my Paddle boards, a full kitchen with everything you could need, a bbq grill for those great 4th BBQ's, a nice comfortable livingroom with plenty of couches and recliners for all of us to enjoy family time, accomodations for our sweet little dogs (Family members too), information on local things to do. It is less than one Block from the beach access to a beautiful pet friendly beach and walking distance from some great restaurants and only a few blocks away to Publix. The Owner is one of the sweetest people I have ever met. She takes the time to make sure you have everything you need, yet provides you the privacy you want too. I would recommend this property to anyone visiting the area.

Wayne Carter

4th of July at Ft. Myers Beach Family and Pets.

Wayne Carter

Islamorada, FL USA

4th of July at Ft. Myers Beach Family and Pets.

July 5, 2016

My wife, son, mother, dad and I all thought this was a wonderful place to stay. The house was very nice, well maintained, well supplied, clean and comfortable. The beds were great and everything Jill provided was great. One of the nicest things about this property besides the fact it is less than a block from the Beautiful (Pet Friendly) Beach is how nice the Owner Jill is. She takes the time to talk to you and offer anything she can to help. She also provides you with your privacy and leaves you to enjoy your stay but is only a text or phone call away. There are great restaurants walking distance from the house on the Beach, Publix is just a few minutes away if you wish to use the complete kitchen or the bbq grill. Everything I could ask for and we will be back. Thanks Jill for being such a wonderful host. Wayne, Kim, Thomas, Pat and Brent Carter. (And Hopie)

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thanks so much for the wonderful review, Wayne! It was a pleasure meeting you, Kim, Thomas, and your mom and dad. David and I are thrilled that you loved the place and plan to return! I'm gonna hold you to it! :) Thanks again. It was our pleasure.

Blanca Lopez

Memorial Weekend to Remember

Blanca Lopez

Miami, FL USA

Memorial Weekend to Remember

May 31, 2016

This is our second time at Jill and Dave's and it feels like coming back home thanks to our hostesses. We have two Boston Terriers that love the beach and it is hard to find such a perfect place to bring our babies. The place is clean, spacious, and has all the amenities of a home. My husband and I cannot wait to return this summer.

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thanks so much for the wonderful review, Blanca and Gino! We can't wait till you come back! We love you guys!

Dailin Tapanes

Ideal family vacation home.

Dailin Tapanes

Miami, Fl

Ideal family vacation home.

August 10, 2015

This was the perfect home for our vacation. The community was beautiful and the home is in a perfect quiet location. The house is magnificent and we enjoyed our stay so much. We will definitely come again.

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Hi, Dailin,

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. David, Christy, and I look forward to having your family back to vacation with us. And please, tell your friends! :)

Olivia Hernandez

A dream come true!

Olivia Hernandez

Miami

A dream come true!

May 21, 2015

It was a real honor to be able to stay at such a comfortable house and with such AMAZING owners and neighbors. There was NOTHING missing at the place. Jill and Davis have thought of EVERYTHING that anyone could need. My Koko (my dog) was in heaven because in Miami we live in a very small one bedroom apartment and there he had a lot of space to run around. The beach is a few steps away, beautiful beach! In the early morning, when I would take Koko for a walk around the beach, we were always greeted by 4 dolphins that were just doing a show for us. This place is the closest thing to heaven! I really, really recommend it! Olivia, Peter and Koko

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Wow, Olivia...thank you for a wonderful review! As you know, we'd love to have you guys back again, as many times as you can make it! Honest. Thank you again.

Marsha Eichenlaub-Price

Best Beach Vacation

Marsha Eichenlaub-Price

Avon Lake, OH

Best Beach Vacation

May 17, 2015

This was the most amazing month! The place is just perfect with everything we needed and more. The hospitality shown by Christy and Dan and of course you two Jill & David was awesome. Sawyer and Cody loved feeling welcome too! Paul & I will definately see you next April if not sooner! Would highly recommend this place without a doubt to family and friends! Just save us our place on the calendar! Again, thank you thank you thank you for the best beach vacation! See you in 2016! Paul, Marsha, Cody & Sawyer

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thanks so much, Marsha, Paul, Cody, and Sawyer! We loved having you and getting to know you, too. Next year, maybe we'll do more together (without bugging you, of course!) Thanks so much for the wonderful review.

Parks Stamper

Wonderful owners - spacious duplex

Parks Stamper

Atlanta, GA

Wonderful owners - spacious duplex

October 27, 2014

Jill and family made us feel so welcome. Unit is very large with comfy bed and all the comforts of home. Our pups loved the lanai - they didn't want to come home! Very nice location mid island and easy walk to nice, estuary-free beach. Extremely fair pricing for all that was provided - we definitely will stay there again if we get the chance!

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thanks so much for the great review, Angie and Greg. We loved meeting you and having you stay with us. Although we are praying that you get your house down here, if it doesn't work out, you know where to come! Thanks again. Jill, David, Christy, and Dan

Robert Genster

Fabulous Beach Home

Robert Genster

Schaumburg,IL

Fabulous Beach Home

June 28, 2013

Just had another fabulous 2wks at the beach w/Murphy & the gang. Jill & David are the most gracious hosts, catering to every need. Which are few & far between as their lovely & spacious home is already equipped with all the comforts of home. Our dog Mish loved the lanai for people watching. We are already looking forward to our stay next year.

rejean bibeau

great location

rejean bibeau

sorel-tracy quebec canada

great location

April 3, 2013

very nice place to spent a month everything in the condo was perfect for us quiet close to the beach

Luree DuChene

Wonderful Vacation Home!

Luree DuChene

Woodhaven, MI USA

Wonderful Vacation Home!

March 11, 2013

We couldn't be happier with our month long vacation with Dave, Jill, Murphy, and Christy. It feels like home from the first moment! Their accomadation is CLEAN, spacious, and VERY comfortable...located in a quiet residential area yet within walking distance to beautiful Ft. Meyers Beach. A spacious living area, fully equipped kitchen, 2 comfortable beds, full size bathrooms, and a wonderful lanai made our visit everything we wanted plus having our dog "Mallie" with us!! We loved the relaxing moments, friendly neighbors, GREAT restaurants, tourist spots to visit, and outstanding sunsets !! This is a great "home" away and you truly feel welcome and comfortable. We LOVE this place and look forward to next year's stay.

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much for the kind words, Luree. Our goal is to make everyone feel that this is their "home away from home" and to know we've accomplished that means the world to us. Thank you so much.

Jennifer Steakley

Best Vacaction Ever!

Jennifer Steakley

Friendswood, Texas

Best Vacaction Ever!

June 11, 2012

This was our first time renting Jill's house and we couldn't have been happier. We only stayed for a little over a week this time. The house had everything we needed, the beds are comfortable, the AC is cold, and best of all my dogs were welcomed. She even had little food/water bowls for them. It really made us feel great! The street is quiet, no noisy neighbors, very friendly people. The house is just a short walk from the best part of Fort Myers Beach-a good distance from the larger resorts and their crowds. We loved having the bikes to ride. Rode to restuarants as well as on the beach-was lots of fun! Our vacation doubled as a visit to my inlaws who reside in Fort Myers. Having our own space to stay just a short drive from them was definitely the most enjoyable way for us to visit. Jill and her husband are super nice, there when you need something, but not nosey. They really make you feel like friends right from the beginning. We loved this place so much that we have already booked it for the whole month of June next year! I can't wait to get back there!! Thanks again Jill for helping make our trip enjoyable and for giving me something to look forward to all year!

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, Jennifer. It was a pleasure having you guys and meeting your family. It's great to know that we'll get to see you again next year. Thanks so much for reserving June 2013. We look forward to your next visit. Have a wonderful year.

Stephanie Young

Best Vacation Ever!

Stephanie Young

Buffalo,New York

Best Vacation Ever!

April 1, 2012

Had the best relaxing & fun time here. Jill had the condo fully stocked with everything we needed. The place was immaculate and beautifully furnished. All the information regarding restaurants, activities and anything you needed was available and Jill was right next door with help anytime. Great owners and great condo. Tasha didnt want to leave, but we promised her we'll be back!

Jill Cofer

Owner's reply:

Thank you very much. We do everything we can to make our guests feel at home and to have a relaxing, fun vacation. We are very proud of our unit, and we're proud that folks enjoy their time there.

Mary Tyre

Best Vacation ever!

Mary Tyre

Florida City, Florida,USA

Best Vacation ever!

November 3, 2011

This place is the closest place to home you'll ever get away from home. I felt at home the moment I walked in. I really appreciated that EVERYTHING was already there, I didn't have to rush out & stock up on staples before I had a chance to settle in.I had the whole month to repalce what I used. A very nice area of Ft. Myers Beach, quiet and just a 2 or 3 minute walk & you are on the sand of the Gulf. I loved having the computer & Christy was very helpful with it if I had a problem. Jill & David very friendly & helpful and while not being nosey I knew they were a second away if I needed them. Murphy was very friendly as well and bid a warm good morning to Missy each morning as we walked. Overall, this was one of my best vacations & I have traveled alover the world. I wouold reccommend this area and especially this house to anyone wanting to have a beach vacation. Being able to have my little pet with me was also a plus & water & food bowls were furnished as well. Missy was very comforable also & loved laying on the front patio watching the other dogs walk by. Thanks Jill, David, Christy & Murphy for a great time. I will definately come back!

b babb

Paradise...in Fort Myers!

b babb

Cohutta GA

Paradise...in Fort Myers!

October 27, 2011

Cannot begin to express our gratitude to Jill for helping us to enjoy our first vacation at Ft Myers Beach! The accommodations are definitely 5 star...quite...restful and just a short distance to the beach! Can't wait to go again!

Frank Gigliotti

Best Pet Friendly Property with every Amenity

Frank Gigliotti

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Best Pet Friendly Property with every Amenity

August 26, 2011

This is our third summer visit to this home and we consider it our second home in Fort Myers. The owners next door are so helpful and considerate and have provided their rental with every thoughtful amenity from shampoo, bowls, and a bed for visiting dogs, to a new PC with internet and sound, a large screen living room TV, a DVD player, TVs in the bedrooms, and a full kitchen with modern appliances and all the cooking utensils imaginalbe to prepare any meal or hold even a party of 25, (which we actually held this 4th of July for a group of local friends). You have beach equipment (coolers, towels, unbrellas, etc.), an outdoor gas grill, a car/dog washing area, a private screened in porch with room for outside dining, a fully enclosed garage, and are only 100 yards from the ocean with a quick walk across the street. With a washer and dryer included, and a Publix supermarket less than a mile down the street, dozens of restaurants within walking and biking distance (free bikes provided) you couldn't ask for anything better. After staying a week the first year, 2 weeks the second we just stayed six weeks this year because we love this place and the owners. The rooms are full sized with comfy beds and full bathrooms attached. Furnishings are in good repair and clean. This is the rarest of finds on FM beach and for the price is phenominal considering everything you get. I can't say enough about what Jill and David have put into making this home the most desirable lodging on the beach! and their dog Murphy is a treasure.

Debra Harvey

Another perfect winter getaway

Debra Harvey

Shillington, PA

Another perfect winter getaway

March 8, 2011

This was our second year at Jill & David's place during the month of February. It was a glorious month weather-wise, and as usual we were extremely comfortable in the very clean & well-equipped unit. We especially appreciate the updates and maintainence. This unit is lovingly cared for. Jill's sparkling personality add to the whole positive experience. We have booked for February next year! Lon & Deb

David Beach

Changed our life

David Beach

Peoria, IL

Changed our life

March 7, 2011

Karen and I came down in December and stayed with Dave and Jill for the month of January. We were so impressed with Fort Myers Beach that we stayed another month. We have three dogs, one is a big dog(80+ pounds) and Dave and Jill were happy to have all of them stay with us. Jill is a fountain of information, things to see, places to go, best places to eat and never were we disappointed with her suggestions. The apartment was so clean and well stocked that we wanted for nothing. We would come back if we were not buying a place of our own, and Jill directed us to this place also.

Jim Cockwell

Awesome holiday!

Jim Cockwell

Dorset Ontario

Awesome holiday!

December 23, 2010

This was Jim and my first trip to Florida, we drove from Ontario and were lucky enough to be able to stay for one month. Jill was great to work with prior to arriving - very customer service oriented and very friendly and helpful. When we drove up to "our home away from home" we were warmly welcomed by Jill and it was like we had known each other for years. It was very comfortable. The accommodations easily met and exceeded our expectations. We had a wonderful month. From walking the gorgeous white beach to shopping to riding bikes all over the place (I had not been on a bike for years so this was both a challenge and a treat for me) and even time for Texas Hold'em Poker at the nearby Dog Racetrack. There is lots to do and we also enjoyed just sitting in the lanai and enjoying the warmth and calmness around us. We hope to return again next year - this experience was extremely positive. Great accommodations, great hosts - thanks Jill, David and Christie - and just a great spot to enjoy and relax.

John and Lia Kozma

Paradise

John and Lia Kozma

Buffalo, NY

Paradise

August 3, 2010

My husband and our dog, Lacie, loved Jill and David's place. Felt like our own home. Jill and David live next door and we have become friends. Their dog Murphy is a Hoot, sunglasses and all. The unit is very very clean and updated. Love the open floor plan concept. We are all planning on staying next year for 7 weeks and we cannot wait to come back. Beautiful, quiet street. Two minute walk to the pristine beach. Everything you need for the beach is available to use. Jill and David are the best.

Ren , Timmy, John, Pearl

First Impressions.... Last Forever...

Ren , Timmy, John, Pearl

Canada

First Impressions.... Last Forever...

January 9, 2010

Just like the song says... "you wanted the best... now you got the best"... ladies and gentlemen welcome to Jill and Daves paradise!!! Your home is great, roomy, full kit supplies, perfect quiet neiborhood. Lanai with morning coffee..so relaxing. Just down the street and theres the beach, where Timmy (my dog) and I went.The best though is you Jill.You accommodated us by providing us an extra week when we did not want to leave afer 2 wks flew by, you were fair and we will always remember that.Thanks for your assistance with directing us to many spots.I will let my friends know about you... ps I want first dibbs!!! If anyone is looking for a great spot.... here it is.... so get it booked and GO!!! Mi Casa Su Casa

Natalie

Great place to stay

Natalie

Riverview, Fl

Great place to stay

October 27, 2009

Jill and David were great. When they say everything is provided, everything is provided. They were helpful with restaurants and activities. The dogs had plenty of room too, which was a plus for us. We will definitely will be back!!!

Isabel, Odair, Adair, Maia

Just awesome!!!

Isabel, Odair, Adair, Maia

Wheaton, IL

Just awesome!!!

September 28, 2009

It was great meet to meet Jill and David. As soon as we got there, they made us feel rigt at home. Everything exceeded our expectations. They provided everything we needed for the house and to make us feel very comfortale and enjoy our time there. We can't think of anything that could be better, the location was great, the beach was great, everything was perfect. Maia, our Golden Retriever, also loved staying there. As soon as we get a chance we will be back.

Betty Jane Gross

Superb

Betty Jane Gross

London, Kentucky

Superb

August 30, 2009

Jill, Dave, & Christy, are great. They are perfect host & hostess. The home is great: spotless, quiet, great location, everything is in top shape, spacious, all the amenities you would want or need. They have thought of everything to make your vacation as comfortable as possible. All you need is yourself & your personal items. The beach is beautiful, but if you get tired of the sand they have made arrangements for you to go to the Diamond Head Resort where you can lounge at the pool & enjoy food & drinks from the poolside resturant. We enjoyed it all. We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation except it was only 7 days. We would have loved to stay longer. It was so relaxing & "homey". We could not have found a better place to stay. We are already planning to go back next year! We highly recommend this vacation home.

Carolyn and Michael

Super Relaxing!

Carolyn and Michael

Tampa, FL

Super Relaxing!

July 27, 2009

Our stay at Jill and David's home was phenomenal! Seven days in their quiet, spacious, comfortable home made the stay feel even longer. Having all the amenities of home removed the stress of having to always get out of a hotel room and "do something". We actually found ourselves lounging around the house or enjoying part of the day on the beautiful screened porch. Jill and David's home is in quiet residential spot just steps from a really nice "low traffic" section of dog friendly Ft Myers beach. Canoe and nature trails can be found just blocks from the home and Lover's Key State Park is only moments away by car or trolley. Best of all was having our dog Snubby along for the trip. She loved the beach and being someplace new with Mom and Dad. We can't thank Jill and David enough for being one of the few places in Florida to offer pet friendly stays in Florida; it really is a treasured service. I highly recommend a stay at the Cofer home, you will not be disappointed.

Theresa, Betty, Natasha & Dogs-Abby & Ribbit

Home Sweet Home!

Theresa, Betty, Natasha & Dogs-Abby & Ribbit

Gaithersburg, MD

Home Sweet Home!

July 5, 2009

Jill & Dave's house is awesome! We enjoyed the short walks to the beautiful beach plus the house had enough room to relax & enjoy time together. We loved the wall of windows connecting to the lanai and brightening the great room. It was very convenient to have internet/computer/printer available to us to use. We stayed for 19 days in June - grandmother, mother, daughter and two dogs. It was wonderful to have a beach where we could actually play in the water with our dogs (leashed). For off leash fun a "dog beach" is just a very short drive (5 min.) south. Also there is a very small bay side park two street north where the dogs were also able to play in the water (off leash). This is a Historical site and great for picnics, too. Everyone (including the dogs) thoroughly enjoyed living at Jill & Dave's place. Thank you for everything!

Jason, Stephanie, Riley & Rudy

Home Away From Home

Jason, Stephanie, Riley & Rudy

Nashville, TN

Home Away From Home

April 13, 2009

We could not have asked for a better place to bring our two dogs for their first beach experience. Besides the wonderful beach as well as all the area has to offer, the rental unit was absolutely perfect. Jill, David & Christy were wonderful hosts. Very much like the other reviews mention, if you need anything, Jill is always there to help. My wife & dogs will definetly be returning.

linda mckenna

Fabulous Home/Owners!!

linda mckenna

cleveland, OH

Fabulous Home/Owners!!

April 1, 2009

It's hard to know where to begin. The home is spacious/quiet/comfortable, all appliances/kitchen utensils provided, hi speed internet, large screened in lanai, 2 minute walk to the beach, very pet friendly. We felt welcomed by the owners from the first minute we entered - any question/concerns were responded to immediately!!! Newly painted/tiled, cathedral ceilings, plenty of closet space, spacious bedrooms/bathrooms, new washer/dryer - literally all the comforts of home. It was so hard to leave after such a serene vacation - we know that we have made some new friends and that we will continue to keep in touch. I would not hesitate to recommend this property/these owners to anyone.

Val and Tom Snead

Fantastic!

Val and Tom Snead

Red Deer, Alberta Canada

Fantastic!

February 23, 2009

Tom and I are still here and we love it! Normally when you find a place on the net that looks great, when you get there it is not quite as expected. Jill & Dave's place greatly exceeded our expectations. It is clean, airy, bright with a full wall of sliding glass windows that open onto the lanai making one big room. Bedrooms and bathrooms are big and comfortable. Even "Babe" the cat approves. Jill provides all the necessities, including washing & cleaning supplies. Centrally located with grocery store and restaurants near by and oh that beach! The only thing that we regret right now is that we are leaveing at the end of the month. We highly recommend this home and will miss it and the owners, Jill and Dave. We will definitely be back. Thanks for having the best rental steps from the beach.

Kelly McCormack

Overall Great Time-Great Stay!

Kelly McCormack

Milwaukee, WI

Overall Great Time-Great Stay!

January 31, 2009

We stayed over the Xmas Holiday 2008 for 10 days and brought our dog, too!The home was cheerful, clean, spacious and beachy located off the dog friendly beach by a short walk.The home is equipped with everything you could need including a beach stroller equipped with chairs and basket to haul your goodies! I especially enjoyed the vaulted ceilings and wall of patio doors that open to the screened lanai.The owners are real kind and a great source for area info, they were right on with dining recommendations, Fish House and Fish Monger, we got great food at both places! Thanks again Jill and David for your hospitality! Kelly McCormack & Dan Christl

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