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Old 03-06-2002, 03:44 PM   #1
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I've done something impulsive and stupid

Hi everyone:

As I said in my previous post I would explain further.
Check this out:
http://www.capecoral.de/cgi-bin/houses.cgi?list=home18
Yep!
I've gone and booked it for two weeks in July
We were not supposed to be going to Florida this year and I had almost decided on a
specific villa near Alicante in Spain.
Then whilst browsing holiday villas on the net I came across this place.
Well I just couldn't resist it and what about that boat?
It's located near Naples about two hours from Orlando and an hour from Tampa.
Anybody been there before? (Cape Corals that is)
Anyway it's a German company that is the letting agent and it's priced in Euros which made it good value for money.
On top of that I got an excellent deal on flights with Ebookers.com.
The price for four of us travelling to Tampa from Manchester via Philadelphia with US Air was £1600 including taxes. Ebookers were cheaper then anyone else by at least £400 so Forida here we come (again).

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Old 03-06-2002, 04:25 PM   #2
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Hi Kieran

The villa looks great - congratulations. You can always go the the Spanish villa next year, or the year after that ................ I think once you get hooked on Florida nothing else compares.

I'm sure you will have a wonderful holiday enjoyed all the more as it was booked on impulse.
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Old 03-06-2002, 05:23 PM   #3
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Sounds great to me Kieran!! Alicante can wait another year!!
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Old 03-06-2002, 05:25 PM   #4
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Kieran, Congratulations!

I always think it's a fine idea to come enjoy your holiday on our side of the pond

Just wondering:

1. Do you know the Dollars to Euros equivalent?

2. What is an "American kitchen"?????? I got a real chuckle out of that

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Old 03-06-2002, 05:39 PM   #5
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Looks great Kieran Good for you!
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Old 03-06-2002, 06:18 PM   #6
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Impulsive yes :D Stupid......... nah!! Sounds great! Got any room for houseguests :D /
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Old 03-06-2002, 06:22 PM   #7
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Good grief! It even has a four poster bed :D
It looks wonderful.
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Wow looks and sounds Fab
Way to go
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Old 03-06-2002, 07:11 PM   #9
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Hi Bwalker,
According to Yahoo the exhange rate is 10 USdollars + 11.5 Euro`s.
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Old 03-07-2002, 01:55 AM   #10
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That looks wonderful,great news:D
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Old 03-07-2002, 02:10 AM   #11
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Kieran,

Hilary's going to Cape Coral this year and she's renting from German owners too - seems that many of the villas in that region are German owned. You can swap notes. Cape Coral looks absolutely stunning and so does your villa. Most of them seem to be either lakefront or riverfront and come with boats.

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Old 03-07-2002, 04:15 AM   #12
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Shirley,

Well the villa has three bedrooms and we only need two so if you don't mind doing some babysitting......................

Kieran

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Old 03-07-2002, 04:22 AM   #13
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Hi Bwalker,

The english on the web page is a direct translation of the original german text. Hence the
fact it sounds a bit pigeony.
I think 'American kitchen' refers to the the style of US kitchens - open plan with plenty of space but I may be wrong.
Here in europe most kitchens to be small and physically separated from the living area.

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Old 03-07-2002, 05:42 AM   #14
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Kieran, it looks absolutely beautiful and a boat too, what more can you ask for!

I'm sure you will have a wonderful trip (beats Spain any day!) :D
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It looks absolutely beautiful Kieran, and a boat too, what more could you ask for?

Beats Spain any day! :D
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