1140 SW 39th St, Cape Coral, FL

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  • Goodbye 2018! Hello 2019!
    Goodbye 2018! Hello 2019!

    The year 2018 was not yet over but we were still working for our guests. Our last holiday in 2018 took us to our beloved home. After Irma in 2017, Red Tide deeply moved us in 2018. The good news: There was no more indication of Red Tide during our stay.

    As we can’t be in Florida permanently, we thought about ways to contribute to the preservation of the nature; not only by means of donations but with our home itself. We focused on these topics: ‘energy’ and ‘waste avoidance’, as you can read in this and our last article.

    Of course, we made some preparations in advance to carry out improvements on site. Thus, lamps for the driveway and the house wall, a storage system for the garage, as well as a safe and new TVs for living room and guest room were waiting for us.

    We have equipped all lamps with LEDs for the sake of the environment. We’re proud to announce that there’s not a single regular light bulb in our home. That does not only reduce the energy costs, but also the waste of replaces light bulbs as LED’s last far longer. To reduce the energy usage of the AC, all exterior doors are equipped with sensors. Stays a door open for a certain time, the AC will turn off. That saves energy and avoids an icy AC compressor.

    For the comfort of our guests, we have removed needless light switches and replaced as a clou some outlets with such having an integrated child safety feature and USB ports. Thus, all you need to charge your tablet or phone is the appropriate USB cable. No power supply, no travel adaptor. smile

    In the bathrooms we have replaced the fixed shower heads with spa shower heads with hand shower, which makes having a shower even more enjoyable.

    So much has happened in the last days of the year 2018 and the beginning of 2019. Enjoy during your next stay the innovations themselves and secure yourself today a few days of sunshine in 2019/2020 wink

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Retrospection 2018

12-02-2018

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New Website Design

05-06-2018

In Germany there's a saying: "Alles Neu macht der Mai." In English it'd would be "All new in May". Well, we did a lot thru the last months. It would be challenging to make everthing new, though. Especially not within...

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Update of March/April 2018

04-22-2018

Since our last stay in the house again many things changed. Obviously not that much as if we were on site, but ... This winter season was unexpectedly cold and long. Therefore the pool needed to be heated accordingly. To...

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December update

12-10-2017

As you know we stayed another week in our beloved home in Florida. However, again only to remodel further. Probably during one of our next stays we'll find some days to spend time on the beach or just in the...

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New countertops

11-19-2017

Again, we did or more precisely got another change done to the home. On Friday CL Quality installed the new granite countertops in the bathrooms. These are black and help to emphasize the new vessel sinks. With certain colorful accents...

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Retrospection October '17

10-29-2017

After half a year of "Villa Waterway Dream" we'd like to look back with you. And there's a lot of which we published articles with more or less details here on this page already. As you know we made it...

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New pictures available

10-13-2017

After our extensive renovations in May and various new acquisitions, our property management recently installed the last furniture, decoration, etc. Since a few days there have been new pictures of the villa we would like to share with you. Please...

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Irma

09-13-2017

We are so relieved and thankful for not being directly hit by Irma as forecasted until 2 - 3 hours upfront. But our thoughts are still and will be with those this event didn't spare. These are the Florida Keys...

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Back to normal

09-01-2017

So this is to inform you that our home withstood the heavy rain of the end of August 2017 without any damages and even more important, our guests were not injured or such. But now, we hope that hurricane Irma...

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Flooding in Cape Coral

08-27-2017

When purchasing the home we got to know that the property is in a flood hazard zone but we didn't expect so much water. ... and we didn't expect having this experience shortly after the purchase. According to the Facebook...

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We're listed on FloridaRentals…

08-20-2017

Since this week we're listed on FloridaRentals.com. Why did we take this step? Read more about it right here ... We observe the development of the vacation rental platforms with certain concerns. Portals like HomeAway.com, VRBO.com, and their localized partner sites...

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New A/C installed

08-04-2017

It's August and as promised we are not getting tired of improving. Last week a new A/C was installed. This will not only cool the home but also makes your stay even more comfortable. At the same time energy usage...

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Continuation of makeover

07-14-2017

Well, we keep improving and work hard for your comfortable stay in our home. Well, we think the pictures will tell you more than we can. By chance we'll come up with new pictures in our gallery in August...

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Results of renovation

06-03-2017

We planned a lot to change and finally we changed even more than we intended to do - within 2 1/2 weeks only. We did not only replaced the old carpeting but improved insulation at the same time. The new...

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The renovation started

05-15-2017

As announced already, the renovation started last weekend. At first the tiles got removed in the corridor, the living and the entrance area. Additionally a pool fence got installed. But as pictures may tell you more at a glance, here...

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Plans for May

04-22-2017

After taking over the villa in April 2017, we will remodel some things thru May: - installation of a Pool Fence- replacement the flooring in the entry and living area- paint the walls/ceilings- new kids interieur- new textiles

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Strong duo in the laundry

04-14-2017

Since Easter 2017 we provide you with new appliances in the laundry. The washing machine is equipped with features like Steam Wash, Self Cleaning, Noise reduction and a capacity of 4.2 cu.ft. The Steam Wash technology allows reduction of allergens to...

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Property Information

Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
3 bedrooms (up to 7 adults)
big garage with direct home access
BBQ Grill & fully equipped kitchen
Free Wi-Fi
Beaches in Cape Coral, Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva, Bonita Springs & Naples
Ft. Myers (RSW), Miami Intl. (MIA), Tampa Intl. (TPA)

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