About the property
- House2000 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
House, 3+ Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2-3 minute walk to beach, 5 minute walk to village
Welcome to Journey's End, Captiva's Ultimate Vacation Retreat
3+ Beds, 2 Bath almost 2500 sq ft of indoor/outdoor living space in the highly desirable village area of Captiva Island. A 2-3 minute walk to our private Beach, Restaurants, Bars, Ice Cream, boat rentals, wave runner rentals, parasailing and more.
* PLEASE SEE OUR VIDEO TOUR @ https://youtu.be/MwBqREX7F6A
* 2 - 3 minute walk to private beach
* 5 min walk to the Captiva village with 6 Restaurants, shopping, etc
* 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, plus Queen sleeper sofa with
3 inch memory foam topper
* 1 minute walk to our pool which is heated in the winter
* 650 sq ft of outdoor patios, two covered/screened and one open
* Three outdoor seating areas
* 4 bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach & pool toys
* 2 kayaks and 2 stand - up paddleboards, life vests
* Library of books for reading on the beach or hammock
* 3 new Samsung Smart TVs (40 inch to 55 inch)
* High speed internet & cable with premium channels
* New high end plush mattresses, new linens and pillows
* Large kitchen with upgraded SS appliances
* New furniture throughout the home ( Bedrooms, Living & Dining )
* Professionally decorated, impeccably clean
* Free WIFI
Please read the detailed description of our home below with its multitude of amenities and then look at the pictures and drone video that are part of our listing. We want you to be fully informed as to what to expect before you arrive and are confident that once you have reviewed everything that our Journey's End home has to offer, you will be as convinced as we are that our home is truly Captiva Island's ultimate vacation retreat, and will understand why we named her "Journey's End". We look forward to hearing from you and helping you enjoy your best vacation ever.
Welcome to our beautiful Journey's End home, the ultimate Captiva Island vacation retreat. Journey's End is a stunning, three bedroom +, two bath 2000 sq ft villa that will comfortably sleep 2 - 8, located in the very desirable village area of world renowned Captiva Island. Journey's End is our family's second home and given that we live in Miami, we are blessed to be able to spend a great deal of time there. Because we are there so often, we have elevated the home to the highest possible standards with respect to comfort, quality and range of amenities. Recently refurnished and professionally decorated, our beautiful, three bedroom beach home is located in the heart of charming Captiva Island, an easy five minute walk to the village area of Captiva. Many lovely upgrades, such as porcelain tile, plush carpeting, French doors and plantation shutters just to name a few. Our home features a spacious, fully equipped kitchen with luxury stainless steel appliances including a side by side refrigerator/freezer with ice and water in the door, ceramic topped range and large over the range microwave. Since this our family's second home, we provide items not usually found in the kitchen of a typical 'rental home'. Here we provide you with a new coffee maker with a plentiful supply of high quality Colombian coffee, non dairy coffee creamer and two types of sweetener (sugar and splenda) . You will also be glad to know that you won't need to purchase salt or pepper, herbs and spices, foil paper, foil trays, saran wrap or paper towels. Hungry? Use our Panini sandwich maker to prepare a delicious hot sandwich to satisfy the afternoon munchies or use our Belgian waffle maker to prepare fresh waffles in the morning.
We have a new ( Dec 2017 ) Samsung 55 inch Smart TV in the living for your viewing pleasure. In the two master bedrooms, we have two new large screen ( 50 in in the upstairs master, 40 in in the downstairs master ) Samsung smart televisions, allowing you to use our free WIFI to utilize our NetFlix account to access their inventory of 40,000 movies to instantly stream movies directly to your TV. In addition, we also have an extensive DVD library, and a large collection of books for reading in one of our three lanai's, in our comfortable hammock or on the beach.
Our Villa's downstairs master bedroom is appointed with a brand new ( Dec 2017 ) king sized bedroom set along with a new luxury mattress ( not the typical rock hard bed found in most rentals ) and 600 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and brand new luxury pillows guaranteeing a great nights sleep. Adjacent to the bedroom is a full bathroom stocked with new thick, ultra soft towels and a hair dryer. Outside of this bedroom is a private screened in lanai with a pair of comfortable rocking chairs surrounded with tropical foliage.
The upstairs master bedroom of our beach villa also features a new ( Dec 2017 ) bedroom set with luxury King Sized bedding, 600 thread count sheets, new pillows and a full bathroom with hair dryer included. Step through the french doors of the upstairs master onto your private sun/moon deck to lounge on our comfortable Adirondack chairs. Picture yourself sitting outside the master bedroom of our lovely beach home at the end of a fun filled day toasting the moon and stars with a glass of wine. The loft outside the Master Bedroom is fitted with two new ( Dec 2017 ) twin beds and a comfortable over-stuffed chair. This is the perfect place for the kids to sleep, close enough for parents to keep an eye on things while still allowing parents the privacy they need to fully enjoy the romantic setting of Captiva.
Finally, we've recently added new living room and dining room furniture. The living room includes a queen sized sleeper sofa with a 3 inch memory foam mattress topper to make the sleeper as comfortable as a regular mattress. Outside of the living room we have our largest lanai, fully screened in, with a two large chairs w/ ottomans, a sofa and coffee table and a table with 4 chairs. This lanai is the perfect space to take your morning coffee while listening to the many birds that live in our fully grown tree canopy that surrounds this beautiful private space.
On the ground floor, underneath our beach villa, you will find two custom made fish inspired bench swings that are delight for young and old to gently swing on. We also have a full size hammock, big enough for two which is an ideal spot to read one of the 100+ books that we provide for you in our library. Our ground level storage room has everything needed to fully enjoy our world class private beach. There, we keep beach chairs, umbrellas, a very wide selection of every conceivable beach/sand toys, a cooler, beach floats, noodles and finally a cart with which to carry everything to the beach. Also on the ground level of our home, you will find 4 adult bikes for cruising around Captiva's beautiful tree lined lanes, 2 kayaks and two stand up paddle boards for use either on our beach or on the bay. Delight in spotting the Dolphins, Manatees, birds and fish that inhabit our beautiful slice of paradise. We also provide you with a wheeled kayak cart and life vests for you safety.
Just a two minute walk to our pristine, private beach, via our private boardwalk and only a 30 second walk to the heated swimming pool. Our beach home is located in the heart of Captiva village. Park your car upon arrival and stroll over to 6 restaurants, shops, boat, wave runner and bike rentals, parasailing and many other beach related activities. We also have a small general store nearby for anything that you might need during the week.
From fine dining and nightlife, to spectacular sunsets and world renowned shelling, Captiva Island will deliver everything you need for a great vacation and more. Recently voted one of the top ten winter vacation destinations in the world! Whether you're looking for an activity filled vacation, or just want to lie on the beach enjoying the scenery, Captiva is an island paradise that you will always want to return to!
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- May 27, 2018
We have been vacationing in Captiva as a family for 30 years. Our 3 children who are now 32, 30 and 26 grew up on the beaches of Captiva during our yearly summer vacations. Even as adults they continue to come to our Captiva home although now they like to bring along the latest boyfriend/girlfriend or spouse. We are an active family so we love to fish, bike around the Island and body surf when the waves allow. We purchased this home not as a rental but as our family's second home and given that we live in Miami, we are blessed to be able to come to Captiva on an almost monthly basis
Owner purchased this House in 2003
Why Owner chose Captiva
We have been vacationing in Captiva for over 30 years and found it to be the perfect place for family vacations. Everything that you need for a relaxing and memorable vacation is there. Once you arrive and park in our private driveway, you will no longer need your car until the end of your stay. Literally everything that you need is within easy walking distance making your vacation in our home truly a vacation that you and you and your children will cherish. Literally within an easy five minute walk from our front door, you have access to a world class private beach, our pool ( heated in the Winter ), commercial grade BBQ's, 7 restaurants, shopping, waverunner and golf cart rentals, parasailing, boat rentals, access to boat captains that will take you on fishing and/or sightseeing excursions, sunset dinner cruises, etc
What makes this House unique
We feel that our home is the ultimate vacation retreat in Captiva Island when taking into account everything that our family considers important with respect to having an excellent vacation experience i.e. proximity to the beach ( 2-3 min walk ), restaurants, shopping and entertainment ( 5 min walk ) and value proposition provided by our homes spaciousness, attention to detail, comfort, cleanliness and incredible included amenities.We feel that the inherent characteristics described above make a vacation at Journey's End a unique and memorable experience.
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Great Beach House - Wonderful Location
We had a wonderful time. We loved the location of the house, and the house itself was great. Everything was clean and well maintained. We went to the beach every day and really appreciated that it was only a short walk (5 minutes) and also private. The beach and Gulf water was pristine and after our endless cold weather, it was wonderful. We saw manatees right off the beach. Sunsets were awesome. We didn’t use the kayaks or paddle boards this time, but would in the future. The beach cart was very helpful. We enjoyed having coffee on the screened porch in the mornings. We liked Journey’s End because it was quiet , well landscaped for privacy and everyone we met was friendly. We walked to several of the restaurants (Key Lime Bistro, Mucky Duck and also the Green Flash) and the food was very good at all of them. We also liked being able to walk to the Island Store for a newspaper and other small items. We loved Captiva Island! We also spent time at Ding Darling refuge on nearby Sanibel. Even though it wasn’t the peak of spring migration,we saw a bald eagle and an Osprey nest with fledglings. We enjoyed lunch at Grandma Dot's on Sanibel. Omar was very helpful and provided good directions to get from the airport to the house. He also checked in with us when we arrived to be sure we had everything we needed, which we appreciated. We would definitely rent this home again .
Quality and Comfort in Central Location
We stayed for 2 weeks at this lovely home along with our daughter, son in law and 2 grandchildren (age 4 and 2). The house was perfect for our stay. Special mention for the very comfortable beds, screened porches and beach equipment. We have been coming to Captiva for almost 20 years and this is one of the nicest properties we have rented. Sunset Captiva is central to the village and we made use of the superb pool facilities and bbqs. A couple of minutes walk to the beach in one direction and Jensen’s Marina in the other. We had a marvellous boat trip from Jensen’s to see the dolphins. It was one of many highlights. We loved to eat at Doc Fords on the South Seas resort and Gramma Dots at Sanibel Marina.
Thanks to Omar for a very special stay.
The Beckett and Rose families, Staffordshire, England
Fabulous family home. Comfortable and central
We stayed for 2 weeks over Easter 2018 with our daughter, son in law and two grandchildren aged 4 and 2. We have been coming to Captiva for almost 20 years and it was a delight to introduce this very special island to our family. The accommodation was perfect for us. In particular, we would like to mention the high quality bathrooms, very comfortable beds and lots of screened outside space. Sunset Captiva has a beautiful pool area and bbqs both of which we used daily. Other highlights obviously include the spectacular beach and sea only yards away and over the road our favourite Jensen’s Marina with manatees and fabulous birds. We took a boat trip from Jensen’s and had close encounters with the dolphins and a trip around North Captiva. Special thanks to the owner of 26 Sunset Captiva, Omar, who ensured our stay was trouble free.
This was just perfect for our occasion, our daughter's 40th birthday.
We appreciated the separate but equal space for another couple in the
Second master. Everything was in perfect condition and our owner/manager so gracious in welcoming us there. Convenience to restaurants and beach was just what we were looking for. We are still remembering those tranquil and warm days!
We had a great vacation!
The property was perfect for our family...super location, love the screened in porch and all the amenities provided, i.e. beach chairs, stand up paddle boards, etc.
Lots of amenities like beach and pool stuff and kayaks
Because Sunset Captiva Is Located In The Heart Of This Charming Island, Everything In The Village Is Within Easy Walking Distance, Enjoy Golfing, Or The Thrill Of Parasailing, Surf Fishing And Boating, Or, Delight In Miles Of Bike Paths Throughout The Island, Take In The Sights At The National Wildlife Refuge And Bird Sanctuary, Stroll Down Andy Rossi Lane And You Will Find Quaint Cafes, Darling Shops and The Island Store, Walk Across The Street For Boat Rentals, And Fishing Charters
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
* Holiday weeks and groups larger than 6 slightly higher * ***Some specials may be available throughout the year. Please Inquire*** Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday Check in 4 PM Check out 10 AM Cleaning fee $100 No smoking, Pets, Recreational Vehicles or Boat Trailers There is a refundable damage deposit of $250 that is due with final payment