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Dee Strunk

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Vacation In Paradise!!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Florida South Central Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Waterfront Condo, Sleeps 5

You can have it all! 15 miles of beaches, 22 miles of bike paths, 250 kinds of shells, 230 kinds of birds, 0 traffic lights, plus a million dollar view!

This newly furnished and updated condo is on the 2nd floor overlooking San Carlos Bay. The roomy master suite has a 32” tv, ensuite bath and it’s own view of the bay. The guest bedroom can be closed for use as an additional suite or opened for family use.

The lanai is newly renovated with sliding glass doors offering great views and lots of sunshine.

You can also see the views from the living area and the kitchen. The kitchen is equipped for eating-in or reheating those leftovers from one of the many island restaurants.

There is a separate laundry with a full size washing machine, dryer, ironing board and iron.

The living room has a 42” tv so you don’t miss your favorite games. If you’re team isn’t on or you’re looking for company to cheer on the home team, try one of Sanibel’s many sports bars.

Mariner Pointe is a beautiful bay-side island property. As soon as you get on the island, you’re “home”! It is conveniently located (away from the traffic) but close to all the amenities of the island. On the property there are docks available w/direct access to San Carlos Bay (for an additional fee), 2 tennis courts, 2 pools, grilling pavilions, shuffleboard, a private pier with a cleaning area for fishing, a boardwalk along the bay where you can watch the dolphins play, the manatees swim by and the pelicans, herons, osprey and other island birds fish for their daily food.

Sanibel Island, a barrier island off the west coast of Florida near Fort Myers and is well known for its fabulous shelling. It’s unique geographical orientation allows it to act as a 'scoop', gathering seashells along the shore. Sanibel also offers bike trails, golf courses, tennis courts, children's play areas, picnic areas, a farmer’s market from November thru April, Ding Darling Nature Preserve, Tarpon Bay, bird watching, big arts (movies, special workshops, lecture series, festival of films and art galleries), shell museum, cinemas, marinas, cruises & sightseeing tours, fishing, sailboat, powerboat, canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals, eco-tours, great shopping, fine and family dining, & spectacular sunsets.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dee Strunk (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Why Dee Strunk chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We've been coming to Sanibel for over 35 years and wouldn't stay anywhere else!

What makes this condo unique

Location...once we get on the island we're 'home'. The fishing pier has been a great source of fun and entertainment throughout the years with family fishing contests, it also provides a great place to watch for the dolphins and manatees, you make new friends and it's the perfect place to watch the fireworks. The boat docks make it so convenient to moor your own boat. It's a quiet and well maintained complex and of course....the magnificent view.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It had everything we needed. John thoroughly enjoyed fishing from the dock.

All the fellow fishermen were so helpful and friendly. He also loved talking to the guys at the Bait Box and going to Spring Training Baseball games.

My favorite activities were kayaking at Tarpon Bay, swimming in both pools and watching the boats on the Bay from the Lanai.

Favorite Rest. Gramma Dots

Night Spot Jac Bar

Craziest thing I've ever seen - crab races on Captiva

We had a fabulous 3 weeks Thanks so much!

Also, Sanibel has the best Farmers Mkt. I've ever seen.
Mar 2014
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)
Vacation In Paradise!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Memphis, TN
5

Magnificent

  • 5 of 5

This condo is immaculate and made us feel right at home. It was amazing to sit on the balcony and see the manatee, dolphins, sting ray, countless birds, etc just a few feet away. Not only was the condo great, but the Island was so serene, peaceful and the most beautiful place we had ever been to. We loved the fact of the Island being so calm. No hustle and bustle of everyday life or most beaches you visit. The shelling was fabulous as well. Not to mention many great restaurants and unique shops. This place stole our hearts and we can not wait to go back!

John, Renee', Lyndsey and Meredith

Memphis, TN

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: To All Potential Renters: Be sure to read the featured review on this website. It emphasizes all that is listed on the information pages and assures you of a wonderful vacation. Book now and enjoy a wonderful vacation in Paradise.
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5

Beautiful and comfortable condo

  • 5 of 5

We found this 2 bedroom/2 bath condo to be beautifully decorated with a beach theme. The condo was clean and the beds and chairs were comfortable. Each bathroom had soap and a hairdryer. The kitchen had plenty of appliances and dishes. It was nice to have the washer and dryer in the unit and 2 packs of laundry detergent supplied as well as dish and dishwasher detergent. Four beach towels were also in the unit. We loved the view of the San Carlos Bay and the Sanibel Causeway from the lanai. We weren't lucky enough to see manatees, but did see one dolphin and plenty of egrets and brown pelicans. There are so many restaurants on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. We enjoyed wonderful food at Cip's Place, Lighthouse Cafe of Sanibel, Gramma Dot's, The Mucky Duck, Blue Giraffe, and the Over Easy Cafe. For groceries, we went to Jerry's for a great selection. We took the tram tour at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and our guide was quite knowledgeable and interesting. We also found seashells on 3 different beaches to bring home. There are bicycle/pedestrian paths all over the island. The Visitor's Center is very close and you can get a great deal of information from flyers and the personnel there. Mariner's Pointe has tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool. We had a fantastic week!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice condo at the Bay

  • 5 of 5

Sanibel Island is a interesting island, but the best is to look from

the condo and see the manatees and dolphins in the bay.

The equipment o f the condo is good and the rental is easy (from germany).

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a picture-perfect place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view! Loved the location. The condo was very comfortable and nicely decorated. Close to the beaches, restaurants and shops. Road my bike all around the island. Went kayaking at Ding Darling. Fishing on the pier at the condo was great fun!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This rental property was quaint and clean with all the amenities of home. It is a great location away from the hustle and bustle right off the causeway. There is a beautiful view from the sunroom overlooking the bay where you can watch the dolphins in the evenings, passing boats, and lots of birds as well. During our vacation, we enjoyed the beaches, shopping, restaurants and even took in a baseball game at Hammond Stadium in Fort Meyers. I would highly recommend the condo and would love to go back again to the Sanibel/Captiva since we couldn't possibly do everything we wanted to do in one week. This is a great place for a vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nashville, Tennessee
5

Amazing Views

  • 5 of 5

We rented Dee's condo for a girls week/birthday celebration and we're still smiling. The views from the condo cannot be properly described. The floor to ceiling view of the bay is breathtaking at any point in the day. It's the very first thing you see as you enter the space. The accomodations are well appointmented, plenty of room and comfortable. Having a washer/dryer in the unit is a huge plus. The other owners/renters on the property were so nice and we feel like we left Sanibel with some great new friends. Mariner's Pointe is in a secluded location, easy to access from the Causeway and easy to get to everything.

The pools are clean, refreshing and close to the unit. It was too warm to play tennis when we visited, but the courts were in top shape.

But the most amazing part of the week was the spectacular wildlife show we were treated to daily. A dolphin family came in the morning and late day to feed and entertain us. They swim right up to the boardwalk, close enough to reach down and touch. It was absolutely thrilling. We also had numerous manatee sightings. Don't spend any money on an eco tour, you'll see more right from the edge of the property or from the lanai of the condo. I've vacationed in Florida for years and never experienced anything quite like this.

Sanibel is truly a remarkable location. I visited when I was 7 and I don't think it has changed dramatically in over 40 years. Its still quiet, laid back, charming, friendly and beautiful.

I highly recommend a vacation on Sanibel Island and this property is a perfect place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review says it all. (It's better to hear a renters review than an owners). Everyone who rents this unit gives it 'rave" reviews. Why not be the next renter to enjoy it?
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jacaranda
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
200 Miles
auto train to Sanford, FL
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Matzaluna, Cips Place
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Mariner Pointe's beach access
Car: recommended

In January, 2012, Sanibel Island was ranked #1 on Frommer's Top 10 Favorite Places to travel in the world. It is also one of the top shelling beaches in the world and U.S. News Travel ranked Bowman's Beach the tenth best beach in the world.

Mariner Pointe is a friendly, private 'hide-away'. You can watch the dolphins, manatees and birds from your lanai or while you walk the boardwalk in the morning with your first cup of coffee. You can fish on a private fishing pier, no license required, swim in one of two pools or the many beaches nearby, play tennis, bike on miles of bike paths around the island, kayak and explore 'Ding' Darling Nature Preserve or Tarpon Bay on your own or on a guided cruise. There are great restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner, many unique boutiques, art galleries and museums to wander through and so much more. At the end of the day you can relax on your lanai, enjoy the million dollar view of the Bay and plan your next day's adventure..

Other Activities: shelling, biking, swimming, fishing, bird watching, watch the dolphins, manatee and birds playing in the bay just outside your lanai are just a few.

It's so beautiful!

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Rates & Availability

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
OFF SEASON
Jul 30 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
SHOULDER SEASON
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
OFF SEASON
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
PRE HOLIDAY SEASON
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
HOLIDAY SEASON
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
PRE SEASON
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
SEASON
Jan 28 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
POST SEASON
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
OFF SEASON
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
SHOULDER SEASON
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
OFF SEASON
Jul 29 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
SHOULDER SEASON
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
OFF SEASON
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee $35 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is a tourist tax of 11% for each rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Florida South Central Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 930 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bath - toilet, tub/shower combo, hair dryer 2nd bath - toilet, tub/shower combo, hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Guest Suite - 2 twin/ single , ceiling fan
    Livingroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper sofa in livingroom, with linens
    Master Bedreoom - 1 queen , ceiling fan, 32 inch tv
  • Both bedrooms offer comfortable bedding, fresh linens, ceiling fans and full baths. The master suite has a 32'TV, ceiling fan and wonderful view of the bay. The 2nd bedroom has twin beds and can be set up as a private suite.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You can 't beat the view and the entertainment provided by dolphins, manatees and birds just outside your door/window. If you still can't find what you're looking for, take a short stroll to the Chamber of Commerce just minutes away. Bikes are a great way to see the island. A cruise on Tarpon Bay is a fun way to learn about the eco-system of the island and why Sanibel remains a beautiful place to visit.

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