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John O'Kipney

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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CLOSE TO CAUSEWAY AND STEPS TO BEACH

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Welcome to our designer furnished, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1st floor condominium on Sanibel Island. Our corner unit is located at 805 East Gulf Drive at the intersection of two deep-water canals and a mere 200 steps from the beach. Free boat dockage, picnic tables, lounge chairs, fish cleaning stations, and BBQ grilles are literally in our back yard.

Sanibel Arms is a family-friendly, meticulously maintained condominium complex consisting of 64 units in eight buildings. It's conveniently located on the east-end of the Island just a few blocks from the Causeway. Shopping, dining, and the historic Sanibel Lighthouse are only minutes away. Guests have full access to a large heated swimming pool, a private beach, and a clubhouse where popcorn, computers, and internet connections are available 24 hours a day. Wireless internet is also available in each unit.

Before purchasing our own condominium, my wife and I rented on Sanibel and Captiva Islands for almost 25 years. Being cost conscious, we always opted to stay close, but not directly, on the beach. We did, however, attach great importance to well-maintained and tastefully decorated property and furnished our own rental unit with those thoughts in mind.

Features include new appliances, cabinetry, Corian countertops; 16' ceramic tiled floors; Berber carpeting in each of the bedrooms; and a glass enclosed lanai to assure your dining or lounging comfort on cool, windy nights.

To make your stay is as enjoyable as possible, furnishings include a 46' Wall-Mounted High Definition TV, Blu-Ray Disc Player, and Queen-size sleeper sofa in the Great Room; King-size bed in the Master Bedroom with a 27' TV and VCR/DVD Player; Two (2) Twin-size beds in the Guest Bedroom, also with a 27' TV; and a full-size Washer and Dryer in the Laundry area.

Sanibel Island has long been recognized by Conde Nast Magazine as having one of the 10 Best Beaches in the world and was recently selected as a Top-10 Family Beach by a prominent on-line travel consultant. The island is known for its fabulous shelling and dedication to wildlife preservation. There are no traffic lights, street lights, billboards, or fast food restaurants on the island. And... The tallest buildings are only three stories high! It's truly a unique Florida vacation destination.

Sincerely,

Mae and John O'Kipney

Keywords: Beachfront Condominium

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

John O'Kipney

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
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

Close to Causeway and Steps to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
5

Fantastic Condo

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This was our third year staying in this unit. The condo decor has an island feel with lots of personal touches. It is still spotless and beautifully maintained. In past years the Sanibel Arms WIFI signal wasn’t reliable so the connection was spotty. This year the owners installed their own secured WIFI which has an excellent signal and always works. A new feature that we really enjoyed this year was the chairs and umbrellas that the Sanibel Arms maintenance staff set up at the beach every day. We love the laid back pace of Sanibel and Captiva. The beach is beautiful and Sanibel has miles of well-maintained cycling paths. This condo feels like our second home - so much so that we have extended our stay next year from two weeks to four. We can’t wait to return.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Close to Causeway and Steps to Beach
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Chapin, SC
5

Wonderful Christmas Vacation Get Away!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
Our family spent a week at Sanibel and had a great vacation - the condo was nicely decorated and extremely clean. The kitchen was also well equipped with everything we needed to cook and bake. Having a washer and dryer in the condo was wonderul. There was plenty of room for the four of us.

The dock behind the condo was a huge plus and was a great place to dock our center console boat. The beach was a short walk across the street and it was a beautiful beach with fantastic shells.
The condo was also in a great location to all the sites of Sanibel. We went to Cabbage Key one day by boat and to Cayo Costa State Park for shelling. Also went kayaking in the canals behind the condo and then out to the big water. Kayaking off Captiva was gorgeous. The bike trails in Sanibel were wonderful too!

Thank you for a wonderful vacation place - the condo was great and we enjoyed our welcome gift that the owners had in the kitchen upon our arrival. The owner was also wonderful in providing suggestions of places to visit, things to do and places to eat - THANK YOU!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Close to Causeway and Steps to Beach
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Rochester NY
5

Great Escape!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
Looking for a vacation spot in Southwest Florida? Look no further than Sanibel Island and Sanibel Arms. After a few holiday vacations, it has been a spot my family returns to every year. Everything you or your family would need is within a short distance from Sanibel Arms. Just over the causeway, the location is ideal for strolling the beach for sea shells, unique shopping, one of a kind restaurants, or even a great beach workout. Bike rentals are available, or spend the day on a rented boat and enjoy the adventure of the nearby islands. Fishermen, sun seekers or simply those looking for the quiet charm of the island will instantly fall in love. In all the years we have been coming, Sanibel Arms sets its standards high with the maintenance of the condo units, grounds, pool and club house. The staff will be more than happy to assist you in finding whatever you need to make your stay enjoyable and a memorable one.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Close to Causeway and Steps to Beach
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Rochester, NY
5

Beautifully Decorated with Tasteful Island Decor

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
Sanibel & Captiva Island have been a vacation get away for me and my family for well over 25 years. As kids, my sister and I vacationed there with our parents. Now as grown adults, we still return to this beautiful and peaceful place on the west coast of Florida (Sanibel Arms). After having been in many of the units I can honestly say that this condo unit is immaculate. It is fully stocked with every amenity needed for a stay away from home. Beautiful hand painted art brightens the walls and adds a more than tropical feel to the unit. A stone’s throw from the beach where the world’s most beautiful shells can be found, or a walk out to the canal side of the condo for a view of the dolphins or other wild life is always a treat, there is even everything a fisherman could want right outside. If you are looking for a place to vacation with family or for a quiet get a way for two, you can't surpass all that Sanibel has to offer. Wonderful accommodations at Sanibel Arms, outstanding restaurants, the best shelling in the world, and all the charm of Southwest Florida.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Close to Causeway and Steps to Beach
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Sanibel Island Florida South Central Gulf Coast
Rochester, new york
5

extremely clean and nicely decorated

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
we enjoyed our Sanbel island vacation in this spotless condo with all the emenities of home. The decor is FUN and has great island feel.All the furniture is comfortable and up to date.The glass enclosed porch is lovely for dining in, the perfect spot to read. The beach is directly across the street with easy access. We LOVED bike riding on the sidewalks every day!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

Guests are now eligible to use the new Sanibel Recreation Center on a weekly or daily basis for a modest individual or family fee. Facilities include four (4) tennis courts, a dozen or more exercise machines, free weights, aerobic classes, basketball courts, a lap pool for adults, a splash pad and water slide for children, and much, much more.

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Availability & Rates

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Base Rate
$840
7 nights
 
 
High
Feb 1 - Apr 25
$1,750
7 nights
 
 
Low
Aug 31 - Dec 20
$840
7 nights
 
 
High
Dec 21 - Jan 3
$1,750
7 nights
 
 
Mid
Jan 4 - Jan 31
$1,330
7 nights
 
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Amenities

Sanibel Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size in Living Room
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen-Size Sleeper Sofa in Great Room
Entertainment:
  • Toys ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • festivals
  • churches
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • parasailing
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • paragliding
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
Notes:
Ceiling Fans in all Rooms; Fish Cleaning Station, Picnic Table, and Free Boat Dockage Directly Behind Unit; Beach Chairs Provided.
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