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Beautifully remodeled private home in a tropical setting steps to the Gulf

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

4/6 bedrooms (2 master suites), 3/4 full bathrooms, sleeps 8/12.

Beautiful Beach Home on scenic Sanibel Island Florida. Steps from world famous shelling beach, nature preserves and miles of quiet paved bilking/running paths.

Private backyard heated pool and a three minute walk to the Gulf of Mexico provide a perfect tropical setting to relax, enjoy the weather and watch beautiful sunsets. This is a wonderful house for a family getaway. This vacation rental includes bicycles, beach chairs, and beach and pool toys to provide a carefree vacation. Its ranch design makes it easy to maneuver without the hassle of negotiating stairs.

Separate 2 bedroom/1 bath cottage on property has a full kitchen and bath, W/D and may be rented as an add on to main house for an additional fee.

* For private homes, Sanibel requires a minimum four week rental/allows only one rental per month. The minimum charge to open the house is the equivalent rent of a 2 week stay for that season. Please contact owner with any questions.

More Details

Joan Horwitz
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2018


Sanibel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Minimum charge for any stay is equivalent to 14 night rental. Stays shorter than 14 nights are charged for full 14 night stay. Rate varies by season.
  • 2 bedroom cottage on property may be added to main house rental on a weekly basis. Cottage is never rented separately from main house.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    bathroom shower - outdoor shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In cottage on property
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Room 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , In cottage on property
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , In cottage on property
  • Queen size sleeper sofa in great room. All bedrooms, great room and screened lanai have ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is a fully equipped laundry room with washer and dryer and a second refrigerator in the garage. Also outdoor shower adjacent to house. Cottage on property has 2 bedrooms/1 bath, full kitchen, washer dryer and may be rented as an add on to the main house for an additional fee.


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Beautifully remodeled private home in a tropical setting steps to the Gulf
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Family On Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

We just got home from a month on Sanibel and a stay in this wonderful home. Thank you Joan for making this available to us. This house is perfect for a stay on Sanibel Island, close to the beach, swimming pool, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, fully supplied with bikes, beach and pool toys, a full kitchen and more. I would return here in a second. We highly recommend this property. 5 stars from our family. Great places to eat close by, Island Cow, Over Easy Café, Island Pizza and Bailey's and Jerry's for groceries.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your complimentary review of our Sanibel home. We'd be pleased to have you return anytime your vacation plans include Sanibel. All the best, Joan
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The Caron Family

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 months of this past winter at this property. The house inside is comfortably furnished with updated kitchen and bathrooms. The pool is a good size surrounded by lots of greenery. The location is ideal as it is a very short walk to the beach but it is isolated enough to enjoy the peace and quiet of this island and its wildlife.... armadillos visiting at suppertime, the brown hare that enjoyed the lawn at breakfast time. Excellent internet and cable service. The owners are very attentive and responded very quickly to any inquiries. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time on sanibel.
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The perfect home away in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This home is secluded and private and an easy walk to the beach. The pool was wonderful to return to after an afternoon of shelling on the beach. It has a great floor layout with 2 private master suites and 2 bedrooms with 2 twin beds each. Lots of room to spread out. It had everything we needed. There were bikes of various sizes and we enjoyed many bike rides during our stay. If we were to ever return to Sanibel, we would choose this property again! The owner quickly responded to any questions or issues. Our only problem was with internet and cell phone coverage. The internet connection was not secure and it seemed everyone in the area was using it. It was very difficult to access internet. We ended up getting a Verizon hotspot of our own. We use T Mobile for our cell phone carrier and their service was very spotty on the island. If you have Verizon it is no problem.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having the May renters as guests in our vacation home and appreciate their kind review. Verizon is a more reliable cell and internet connection on the island and we appreciate the helpful information.
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Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

This house and its garden with pool is fantastic!

The location is a short walk to the beach and off the main street which makes it quiet. The house is spacious and well kept. We would stay again and recommend this property to anyone seeking a fantastic vacation in one of the best rental properties we have ever enjoyed.

Thank you for letting us stay at your home!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Secluded and Accessible

  • 5 of 5

The house is nestled back from the street away from the hussel and bussel of daily beach life. It's very private, while being a short stroll to the beach - this affords you the best of both worlds. The photo's of the property are spot on. The two master bedrooms provide privacy and seclusion from the family - Grandpa was able to have his nook away from the rest of the family.

The kids loved the pool - actually, even more than the beach, so it was a huge hit with the family. Also, they enjoyed dining on the huge lanai - Auntie K enjoyed dinner with the young ones, and the other adults enjoyed a leisurely dinner in the dining room. Smile.

The home is well equipped and has been carefully remodeled and upgraded for today's current lifestyle. The owners have carefully considered and managed to provide comfort and easy living - it's a home that's well thought out, not fussy or overdone. Great touches that improve your life.

The owners are very responsive and care about the property and their guests. Although, we had a few items that required attention, they were not something that the owner would have had prior knowledge of, and they were very prompt in addressing the issues.

Sanibel has been a favorite place for many years, and staying in this home was a pleasure.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sanibel Island

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation in this Sanibel Island house. Everything was perfect, lots of room, a heated pool, bikes, across the street from the beach and fantastic hosts. It was like being in our own little tropical paradise. My daughters are begging me to book it again next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Fort Myers
Car: recommended

This newly remodeled four bedroom near beach/heated private pool home is conveniently located by a three minute walk on a private beach path to the Gulf of Mexico. This Home Has Two Master Suites Complete with private lanai entrances and Full Baths, and Two Twin Bedrooms That Share A Jack And Jill Bathroom. This rental includes bicycles, beach and pool equipment, games, books, puzzles, several TV's, wireless internet, and is fully equipped for a carefree vacation in the sun.

Other Activities: Jogging and biking on the island bike paths.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

client pays $500 refundable security deposit to hold reservation.
50% rental and fees due 60 days before rental.
balance due 30 days before rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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