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Surrounded by Nature- Rents November 1st to May 31 every year - 28 day rental

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

Contemporary 3 bedroom, 1 and 1/2 baths, outdoor shower and Lanai, gas grill

Recent contemporary updated property with all furnishings, central heat and AC, indoor and outdoor showers, Large Screen TV & second bedroom TV and ' I Home' player . Two Queen beds and one double total and twin beds in 2nd floor loft. WiFi. Gas Grill. Three bikes for renters use and wagon and beach chairs. Very private back deck looking toward Ding Darling Wild Life Refuge. 2 miles from recreation center with lap pool, complete gym and classes and tennis with night lighting. 2 miles from Captiva. Quite and beautiful setting to relax and have fun. Beautiful gardens in the area.

Property Manager
Chris Wood 508-254-8438
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2017

About Chris Wood 508-254-8438

Vocational Expert/ PhD in full time private practice with two adult children and one younger adoptive child. Traveling regularly to Sanibel since the mid 1980's. Love the extraordinary natural beauty including beautiful beaches and wildlife and activities available, particularly biking, kayaking, and the rec center with pool lap lanes, tennis, basketball and exercise classes. Also, great variety of dining choices with probably 100 local restaurants.

Chris Wood 508-254-8438 purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Chris Wood 508-254-8438 chose Sanibel Island

Easy access to two terrific public beaches, one walking and biking distance .5 miles and the other about 2 miles from the property. Quiet serene setting where you can forget all of your usual concerns and thoroughly relax.

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet peaceful setting with rear property line abutting Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Very minimum light pollution at night with the best star gazing you have ever seen! No through traffic in neighborhood. Walk to Bowmans Beach


Heron's Landing Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large vanity and large glassed in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , small sink
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , outdoor enclosed private shower
  • Bring soap/shampoo/extra toilet paper
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , This is a loft on second floor
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Surrounded by Nature- Rents November 1st to May 31 every year - 28 day rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and the nature all around! Great beach so close by!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great place to relax away from NE winters

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean and well maintained with all of the comforts of home. The kitchen is fully equipped for casual and more formal meals. We enjoyed cooking on the barbie. This home is spacious and we and our guests had plenty of options for relaxing. TVs and wi fi worked.

We were near enough to the beaches? Sanibel activities (community center)and restaurants.

Hated to leave. Will stay in this property again next year!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4 0
Bay City, Michigan

Had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

Fishing and shelling were great. House was unique, clean and comfortable with everything we needed to make the stay enjoyable. Lots to do in the area. Beaches were kind of a distance to walk, but use the bikes and get there in minutes. Would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Solon, IA

A delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is located just across the road from Bowman;s Beach, the best beach on Sanibel. And the Home Away description is accurate. The house is equipped with most anything you might need for vacation: Beach chairs and towels, bicycles, kitchen utensils, big screen TV (we were there during the Olympics, so the TV was great.), WiFi, etc. The screened in lanai is perfect for dining. Each of the bedrooms has a direct access to the outdoors. The house can sleep 9 people, but there are only 1 & 1/2 baths. You may have traffic jams around the bathrooms :) There is an outside shower.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 0

Very nice. Quiet.

  • 5 of 5

We have thoroughly enjoyed our week at this cozy Sanibel rental. Property is as described. Biking to the beach is so convenient. Bed was comfy. Lanai was perfect for entertaining a few friends for dinner one night. Owner was communicative and easy to deal with. We will definitely be contacting you in the future, Chris to schedule another vacation. Hate that we only have one more day here! Thanks for sharing your island home with us! :-)

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 0

great house

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and spacious house with a lovely screened in porch for outdoor dining, a roomy home for several couples to enjoy, the kitchen was wonderful for preparing meals, great beaches for shelling, 22 miles of bike paths for exercising daily. We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Ft Myers
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Doc Fords
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Bowmans Beach
Car: recommended

On the edge of Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge- birding paradise. Walk to top rated Bowman's Beach with exercise path and Kayak launching area. Sanibel Recreation Center is abou 2 miles away with heated outdoor lab lane pool and kids water slide. Outdoor tennis courts, Indoor weights and arobics and basketball, game room etc. Two miles from Captiva and the beautiful beaches at Blind Pass.


Rates & Availability

Heron's Landing Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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All year round
Mar 5 2017 - May 31 2017
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning fee $150

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