CHARMING CAPTIVA COTTAGE WITH PRIVATE POOL, 300 STEPS FROM BEACH

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Margarethe Thye-Miville

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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CHARMING CAPTIVA COTTAGE WITH PRIVATE POOL, 300 STEPS FROM BEACH

Captiva Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Charming island cottage surrounded by indigenous tropical plants on over one acre of natural vegetation embedded in Captiva Islands secluded and exclusive Gold Coast. Steps away from Captiva's famous (and uncrowded) Gulf Coast beach via deeded beach access. A quiet, private and secluded area to enjoy all the famous and natural amenities of Captiva Island. Simply enjoy collecting some of the shells for which Captiva is famous, swim in the Gulf of Mexico , fish for some well-known game fish, take a hike along the beautiful private Captiva beach or go kayaking, parasailing, boating, bird watching, surfing ... and for your off-beach entertainment simply enjoy the privacy of this rental cottage inside and out with your own heated pool with tanning ledge and gazebo .

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Margarethe Thye-Miville

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Speaks english, german
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Property Reviews

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Charming Captiva Cottage with private pool, 300 steps from beach
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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Charming Captiva Cottage with private pool, 300 steps from beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p102129
+1 239 395-0111
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Okauchee, WI USA
5

A wonderful month spent at Captiva Cottage!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
Bob and I have enjoyed our month here in Captiva Cottage. It is hard to leave to go back to the icy cold of Wisconsin! The new pool has been wonderful! Our grandkids especially enjoyed the fountain and the shallow end. We love having a fenced yard and all the privacy that the cottage gives us. The beach has been incredible...most days we have had it to ourselves. Every day it is different and it is always fun to see what it will be like. Most days we have seen dolphins. Piper, our Golden Retriever, has been Queen of the beach! She just wants to swim and retrieve any kind of ball and is quite good at riding the waves. I think she has developed a following! The Cottage has an outdoor shower where we were able to bathe her daily after her time at the beach.
We have enjoyed the Ding Darling immensely and have made a daily trip there. We've seen endangered Wood Storks, the legendary lady crocodile,an alligator and so many gorgeous birds. Some of them such as the Blue Herons, Snowy Egret and Great Egrets we have at home in the summer. We kayaked in Tarpon Bay which was so neat.
We also went fishing with a guide for Redfish. We came home and prepared them for dinner. It was wonderful!
Your perfect location enabled us easy access to many fantastic restaurants both on Captiva and in Sanibel. Our favorites include Over Easy Cafe for breakfasts, picking up take home lunches at Sweet Treats Gourmet and dinners at The Timbers, Doc Fords and Sunshine Seafood.
Bob and I so enjoyed our time in Captiva Cottage. It was the 2nd year we stayed and hopefully we will again next year!
Your photos give an accurate look into the house which really has all that one needs for their vacation. It is very clean and well maintained.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a splendid review, Caren! I truly appreciate that you took the time for the review and I like to compliment your talents as a writer. It is my benefit to have someone as caring, thoughtful, and appreciative as you as my renters. Looking forward to your next stay,
Margarethe
Helpful votes: 20/20
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Charming Captiva Cottage with private pool, 300 steps from beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p102129
+1 239 395-0111
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Private Paradise!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
We had the most wonderful stay at this little piece of Paradise! How wonderful it was to be able to have our own, warm private pool, and then to be able to take a short walk to enjoy the beautiful, private beach and ocean! And our little dog was able to enjoy our vacation with us. The property is like having your own little tropical bungalow. We enjoyed the screened in porch for morning coffee, and evening cocktails. Since the cottage is upstairs, it felt like we were living in a tree house. Not a person or another house in view. We rented bikes and rode into town which was such a beautiful ride. The restaurants are fabulous; The Mad Hatter, Green Flash, and Mucky Duck and everything is so casual. Very relaxing. Margarethe was a pleasure to rent from, and we hope to return someday.. So many memories were made! Thank you for sharing your beautiful property.
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Charming Captiva Cottage with private pool, 300 steps from beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p102129
+1 239 395-0111
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Fort Wayne, IN, USA
5

A fantastic home for family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
We just returned from a week at the wonderful home and everything was fantastic!! The house is just as pictured/described on the listing. The house was very clean. The bedrooms were spacious and the linens were clean. I love that each bedroom had their own bathroom. The room downstairs was perfect and allowed for some privacy if traveling with extended family. The pool was wonderful. We loved the added touch of the shallow spa and the tiki umbrella if anyone needed some shade. The cabana was so nice. The wagon and beach chairs were perfect and made the short walk to the beach easy. The beach is fantastic! Tons of great shells and beautiful sand. We enjoyed the fantastic sunset on the beach every night. We can't wait for a return trip to this house next March! I
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Charming Captiva Cottage with private pool, 300 steps from beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p102129
+1 239 395-0111
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
5

Excellent cottage and property!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
We had the pleasure of staying at the Captiva Cottage over Christmas 2013, and enjoyed the privacy of the property very much. There was nowhere in the house or pool/ yard area where another house could be seen! And the road was even barely visible from the pool! The beach was a very short walk, and there were complimentary beach umbrellas and and chairs with a wagon to pull them to the beach. The kitchen was well stocked (pots, utensils, tupperware), we did lots of cooking and never wished for anything. One of the highlights of our stay was the bald eagle couple that lives out near the pool! We saw them out and about every day, chirping and swooping around with their fish, they were delightful neighbors! We had a repair (dishwasher) while we were there, and felt Margerethe handled it very well, with plenty of notice, and came to check on it after. The drive to Captiva is a little long, but we thought it was well worth it for the laid-back feel of the island compared to Sanibel. Thank you for a such a relaxing environment Margerethe, we are definitely considering coming back!
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Charming Captiva Cottage with private pool, 300 steps from beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p102129
+1 239 395-0111
Captiva Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
4

Wonderful time in Captiva!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
My family of five stayed at the Captiva Cottage the week after Christmas. It was our first visit to the Sanibel/Captiva area and we were very excited. The cottage was a great place to stay. The beach is right across the street and had hardly anyone on it the entire time! Was able to bring our dogs on the beach to play without feeling like we were bothering anyone. The village is a short drive away with great restaurants..parking was difficult at times, but think maybe that was because it was the holidays. There were two grocery stores on Sanibel within a short drive, Jerry's and Baileys. They were great and not too over priced at all as i had anticipated. We rented a stand up paddle board one afternoon, and went on a two hour fishing trip another evening…had a blast both days.
The cottage itself is super cute, and clean. The screened porch was great for morning coffee and the evening glass of wine! The pool was beautiful too…the weather turned a little cooler for us by mid week so we did not use it as much as we would have liked, but when the kids did go in they loved it.
Definitely would recommend this property to anyone especially if you enjoy a nice quiet beach. Staying closer to town would eliminate the need to drive as much, but the beach there was more crowded.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
RSW
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I-75
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Captiva beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Sunset Grill, Mad Hatter, Lazy Flamingo
Car: recommended

Other Activities: shelling, dolphin watch, sunset cruise

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Availability & Rates

Captiva Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
February to Easter-week
Feb 1 2014 - Apr 18 2014
$2,800
7 nights
 
 
Easter-week
Apr 19 2014 - Apr 25 2014
$3,400
7 nights
 
 
April & May
Apr 26 2014 - May 30 2014
$2,400
7 nights
 
 
Summer
May 31 2014 - Aug 30 2014
$2,100
7 nights
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 31 2014 - Nov 21 2014
$2,000
7 nights
 
 
Thanksgiving-week
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 29 2014
$2,400
7 nights
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 21 2014
$1,900
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes $1900 to 3400/week
$2000 to 3400/week Captiva main season (Xmas to end of April).
$1900 to $2400/week Captiva off season (May to X-mas)
$300 security deposit, rental fee due 60 days prior to the arrival date.
Plus 11% tax
VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER and AMERICAN EXPRESS are accepted.
Cancellation policy:
Full refund if canceled more than 90 days before the arrival date.
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Amenities

Captiva Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Toilet Paper
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Wireless Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Filtered Water
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Washing Machine
  • Laundry Soap
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Paper Towels
  • Alarm Clock
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , downstairs
  • Each bedroom has a private bathroom. The queen-bedroom is on a lower level.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Walkway to Water
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • marina
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • surf fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • snorkeling
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Outside shower. Private heated recreation pool, saltwater chlorination, tanning ledge with fountain and gazebo.
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