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Bill and Leslie Syrett, Owners

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Beach, Bikes and Ocean Breezes- Sanibel Arms 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

6 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Florida South Central Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Look out on the Gulf of Mexico from the lanai, take a few steps to the beach for sunning or shelling, or dock your boat for free on the canal. Bike paths galore on the island, starting right outside your front door, and two 7-speed bikes are provided for your use. Travel a half mile to the famous Sanibel Lighthouse, or a bit further to the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

Much of the island has remained undeveloped and it is very flat--perfect for bikes or walking. Tropical plants and wildlife abound, but the island is probably best known for the beautiful seashells that wash up on its roughly 10 miles of Gulf shoreline--all of it accessible to the public, and conveniently a stone's throw from your 2-bedroom, 2nd floor corner unit (sleeps 4-6) in the Sanibel Arms condominiums.

Recently renovated with a fully equipped kitchen and satellite televisions in both bedrooms and the living room. Wireless internet access is included. Cookout on the gas grills or just enjoy the heated pool and clubhouse.

Keywords: condo, vacation rental, apartment, unit, retreat

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Bill and Leslie Syrett, Owners (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Bill and Leslie Syrett, Owners

Leslie is an RN and Bill is a meteorologist working at Penn State. We've been married 25 years, have two kids, who you can see in some of the pictures, and a min pin named Gunther, who does not visit the condo.

Bill and Leslie Syrett, Owners purchased this condo in 2011

Why Bill and Leslie Syrett, Owners chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We first came to Sanibel after a week at Disneyworld when the kids were much younger and fell in love with the beaches with all the beautiful shells, the wildlife, bike paths and the relative quiet.

What makes this condo unique

A 30-minute trip from the laid-back Southwest Florida International Airport near Fort Myers, on the east end of Sanibel Island. Sanibel Arms is special in that it has both Gulf of Mexico and canal frontage. The unit is on the Gulf of Mexico side of E. Gulf Drive, with a second-floor corner lanai that has a great Gulf view and tropical breezes.

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

Beach, Bikes and Ocean Breezes- Sanibel Arms 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

My son and I had the pleasure of staying in this condo during the first week of July. This unit is better than described - it is absolutely perfect! The kitchen is the best stocked I have ever seen at a rental unit, making it so easy to cook and entertain! The cabinets in the dining room were filled with fun, entertaining board games which cut down on the amount of arguing about screen time! Of course, I was soundly beaten in every game, but it was still fun. If internet is needed, the password is easily found, as is everything else in this well stocked unit. The porch was filled with beach chairs and beach toys which made it so much fun to go to the beach. The porch was also cool and relaxing to sit on and watch the afternoon thunderstorms roll in! The washer and dryer are full sized which meant I went home with no laundry - always a plus for a busy mom! The complex is great - everyone was very friendly and helpful - including instructions on how to use the community gas grills. We arrived on Wednesday, I parked the car, and we did NOT leave the complex again until we checked out the following Wednesday. Thank you for a true vacation! We have not been so relaxed in a long time!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks for the kind words and we hope you can come back soon!
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5

Beach,Ocean,Pool, Happy!

  • 5 of 5

Bill and Leslie,

Sorry for the delay in commenting about how wonderful your condo was on our trip. The Condo was as described, clean and well maintained, and was a great getaway before school started. Perfect location on the Island for running around or just staying put. WE WILL be contacting you for future stays!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy is good! Thanks very much for the kind review and we're very happy that you enjoyed your stay and plan to return.
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Orlando, Florida
5

Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Sanibel Arms and would definitely stay there again. The condo was as expected but better-had bikes, wi-fi and direct tv!! The condo had everything we needed and was nicely decorated! Close to the pool and beach. (and ice cream!)

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your kind words. Also, we will be putting new, "non-crinkly" mattresses in the second bedroom in early August! We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay.
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Minneapolis
5

Great Sanibel Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The condo is very close to the beach - closer than how it seemed in the pictures. The condo was very well furnished, as well as very clean - we were impressed at how well the kitchen was furnished. And having a washer/dryer right in the condo was super convenient too. We really liked the decor - very classic Florida - and we enjoyed a couple of the movies from the library as well as some of the board games. Ceiling fans in every room were also a nice plus, and the lanai was great for sitting outside. Loved that the condo included beach chairs, umbrella and toys. The bikes were also a great benefit - we rode our bikes up to the Lighthouse beach several times and also to the ice cream shop there! The location was great - with being so close to the bridge, it was very easy to get in and out without dealing with the traffic hassles. And shelling was great too.

Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much appreciate reviews and want everyone to have a pleasant, relaxing stay. We're very pleased that you did! Thanks again.
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Havertown, PA
5

Bikes, Friendly People and Warm Weather!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week enjoying Sanibel, your bikes and the condo. The owner made sure we had all the information we needed and the unit was comfortable and clean. The listing was very accurate and so were the photos. They had lots of games and puzzles in case of a rainy day, but Sanibel has so much to offer we didn't need them. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for the kind words and we're very happy you enjoyed your stay. We love Sanibel Arms and want our guests to feel the same way!
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summerhill, pa
5

sanibel sensation

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo and owners!!!! Was lovely setting with no high rise here. Small community with pool, grills and much more. COndo is nicely furnished with comfortable beds!!! Loved the screened in lanai especially at night sitting, relaxing and enjoying the sound of the surf! It was soo quiet and peaceful at all times. The best part was the minimal amount of other people on the beach. We ran into a couple of other couples staying in the complex and everyone was very nice and friendly including the site manager. The beach is gorgeous and highly recommend walking to the light house in the evening. We also enjoyed the two bikes that were included in the condo rental. We rode to a new location every day. we also enjoyed the games that are kept in the condo. It was the perfect place for us and anyone that wants a quiet, peaceful and relaxing retreat. Highly recommend this condo. we also enjoyed the Jacaranda restaurant and kayaking in the tarpon bay. Many thanks to the owners for their help, they are terrific.! thanks for the wonderful vacation.!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you can come down again next year! -Bill and Leslie
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
RSW (SW Florida International)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lazy Flamingo & Jacquaranda
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Key West WxpressFort Myers to Key West
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Sea Star Cafe
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Sanibel Gulf Side
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Pine Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jun 4 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,375
 
 
Low Season (2016)
Aug 20 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Mid Season (2016)
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 23 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Peak Season (2016)
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Mid Season (2017)
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 20 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Peak Season (2017)
Jan 21 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

$3,000 damage insurance $20
Tax Rate 11.0%

Note date-specific rates, please. Standard rate generally applies from May through November. Rates subject to change until confirmed. There is a $20 fee for $3,000 of damage insurance (required).

Once you agree to rent, you will call 1-800-806-RENT (7368), or they will call you if you prefer, and the condominium management will take the reservation. We will notify them of any VRBO discounts before you call. All major credit cards accepted.
Half down at time of reservation, balance due 30 days before arrival. 60-day cancellation for full refund.

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:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom and bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Standard double pull-out sleeper.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
2 adult 7-speed bicycles (male, female) available for no extra charge, beach umbrella, beach chairs, beach toys included

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