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RELAXING NEWLY RENOVATED 2 BEDROOM COTTAGE ON NORTH CAPTIVA JUST 100 YARDS TO THE BEACH WITH SPA!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

Just like new 1000 square foot gulf Breeze cottage with vaulted ceilings, sunken spa, large wrap around screened porch, great water views and tasteful furnishings.

Gulf Breeze Cottage is truly the perfect name for this like new beach cottage. Just 100 yards to the Beach with direct beach access and open views of the gulf and sunset. This cottage has a true island cottage feel with high ceilings, wrap around screened porch with sunken spa on the deck, an oversize master bath and spacious wrap around porches. Make Gulf View Cottage your next vacation destination.

This vacation rental home is located on North Captiva Island. Remote and undiscovered, North Captiva Island is accessible only by ferry, private boat or small plane. This private island community is reminiscent of old Florida as it once was during a simpler time. Just 3 miles off shore, this tropical paradise is part of the Lee Island Coast barrier island chain in South West Florida. Nearest airport to fly to would be in Fort Myers, Fl. Travel by golf cart or bicycle on our sandy native trails. Here, you will find no cars, no crowds or paved roads. North Captiva Island offers a small town impression with just enough amenities to suite your family needs. Guest would have access to our club pools, hot tub, bikes, kayaks, tennis court, half basketball court, and beach chairs. We welcome you to join us for a truly memorable experience of a self-effacing refuge, where a slower pace is expectant. All are fully equipped with our resort package for your convenience and setup for comfort with all the luxuries of your own home to be found right here, in paradise!

Contact us if you have any further questions.

More Details

Property Manager
North Captiva Island Club rental office
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

Amenities

Lee County House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom # 1 (Queen), Bedroom # 2 (Queen), Extra Bedding (Sofa Sleeper)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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RELAXING NEWLY RENOVATED 2 BEDROOM COTTAGE ON NORTH CAPTIVA JUST 100 YARDS TO THE BEACH WITH SPA!!!
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
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A OK

  • 5 of 5

Very convenient to beach and although we didn't cook a full kitchen was available. Limited but fantastic restaurants on the island.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly Island Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the beautiful island, all the descriptions and reviews of North Captiva were accurate and worth the travel. The wildlife and surrounding beaches and vegetation were lush and wild, so don't expect any nicely landscaped properties. We saw large turtles, the manatees that lived in the harbor, birds, etc. Wonderfully quiet and dark at night with just the sound of the ocean waves crashing. Watching the small planes take off and land right next to our house. Definitely a peaceful and relaxing place. Our home was exactly as described and in great condition. My only concern was the large bee hive in the back corner (not sure how long thats been there) and we had some confusion about the internet password which could have been more clear. I also wish the "lounge chairs" on the deck actually reclined back....they were a bit uncomfortable and I really wanted to nap on the porch :) Maybe add a hammock??

As for the NCIC customer service, I felt like it was mediocre. We had a lot of challenges arriving for our scheduled family vacation due to Hurricane Matthew. I called a couple times to see what my options were, and the people over the phone weren't overly helpful. Basically, if I couldn't make it, we were out of luck. I was told "that's why we offer travel insurance and you chose to decline it". In a terribly stressful time, with cancelled flights and my entire family in South Florida, with the uncertainty of the nature of the storm, I was hoping for a bit more compassion and understanding. When we arrived, it took a really long time to retrieve our luggage. We took the ferry service that "drops your luggage at the door", but I would have rather just placed it on our golf cart so we didn't have to wait forever for our food and clothing items. (The highlight of our service was when my sister left her entire luggage back in her vehicle. CJ took her keys and got her luggage on the next ferry in the morning!)

I wish someone would have given us advice or warning about: 1) Red Tide - dead fish EVERYWHERE, 2) Noseeums - biting bugs everywhere 3) Where on the island you can get direct access to the beach. We were not clear on which streets led us to available beaches and a lot of them we found were "private". We also called a couple times about our internet, and it took 2 days to finally get someone to come check it out.

All the amenities of the NCIC were good, but nothing outstanding.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Rental Damage Insurance: $240 $30 $50 $75 $35 $59 $10
    Charge basis: STAY

    Towels & Supplies: $240 $30 $50 $75 $35 $59 $10
    Charge basis: PR
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