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Beautiful! An amazing view, steps from the beach, and new luxury updates.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Super clean & very cozy beach condo, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 4-6 guests

You’ll have a beautiful ocean and beach view and an inviting home away from home here in A21, whether you’re in the kitchen, getting fresh air on the lanai, curled up on an overstuffed sofa, or just taking in the view from the King-sized bed through your floor-to-ceiling glass doors that look out on the Gulf.

Our building is as close to the water as you can get on the whole island. We're just steps from the beach and pool, it's an ideal location. You’ll be provided virtually everything you need for play on the beach or in and around the pool and club.

We offer a beautiful 55” flat-screen TV in the living room, along with a DVD player that will access your Netflix or Amazon accounts! The master and guest bedrooms also offer 32” flat-screen TVs. If you also like to have a little music, we offer a Sony radio/CD/iPod player and a separate tape player in the living room.

You’ll have room for four to six people in your private condo. In addition to the king bed in the master bedroom, the extra bedroom has two twin beds, and the living room offers a queen-sized sleeper sofa.

The master bedroom has a private full bathroom with an extra-large rainforest shower plus handheld showerhead, and a newly tiled floor. A new granite counter tops the two-sink vanity. The bathroom offers a new well-lighted cosmetics table for the evenings you choose to spend out at fine dining, clubs, or other night-life spots on Sanibel.

The guest room offers an attached bath with a combination shower and tub, also recently updated.

The kitchen is well equipped with a full selection of cooking and serving utensils on-hand, with a granite-top island. This is an open plan kitchen, so you can prepare a snack or a multi-course meal for six but still chat with friends who are in the dining area or living room.

We also provide some extras that some units overlook -- laundry baskets & hamper, extra lighting for bathroom mirrors (when needed), salt & pepper, labels on the light switches so you know how to turn the lights on & off, extra keys, extra coffee filters, and many other touches just intended to make things feel familiar and comfortable.

Pointe Santo's tropically landscaped grounds include a swimming pool, a hot tub, six outdoor gas grills and on-site supervised children’s activities for kids 4 and up on weekdays year 'round, during high season Sundays too.

With one of the best beaches on Sanibel, it is the ideal location to enjoy the Gulf. You’ll be close to restaurants & shops ranging from casual to upscale, and a choice of golf courses.

Yet with all the peace, quiet, and beauty, you're just a short drive away from the diverse shopping, entertainment, & dining opportunities in Fort Myers, Florida.

We took ownership of the unit in December 2012, and we've done important updates & upgrades every year!

Please note that we choose to book the unit on a weekly basis only, from Saturday-to-Saturday, with a few exceptions for less busy times of year. Although you may arrive and depart when you wish, we need to charge as though the unit is fully occupied.

*** A quick word of thanks to our many repeat guests! It is such a pleasure to talk to so many of you, and to know that you love our place enough not only to come back year after year, but in many cases to contribute small decorations, or even small appliances (!), really helpful ideas and suggestions for making things better, and just saying "Thanks!" for all we do to keep the place beautiful and inviting. It's a bit of work, but it's also very rewarding to hear from you. Thank you all so much!

2018 Updates - (last updated 2. April 2018)

* New photos as of March 2018

* New outdoor table & chairs for the lanai, they look really great, make the lanai feel even more spacious

* Orange juicer - a guest bought one and suggested we try it out. Imagine - fresh Florida orange juice from fresh Florida oranges! Thanks Marty & Nancy!

* New 15-piece Cuisinart knife set

* Some more colorful & contrasting decorative pillows around the unit (and couple of them retired)

* A few complimentary "pods" for the both the dishwasher and clothes washer, in labeled containers -- sometimes they're hard to tell apart!

* New beach towels, and a few more of them for good measure

* A new decorative vase in the living room - we think it adds some variety and color, though I admit its not hightlighted by our new photos

* Deep clean scheduled for April, planned for August & Nov/Dec

2017 Updates -

* New Hamilton Beach crock pot - requested by a guest in advance of her visit, and commented on by later guests

* New Cuisinart MultiClad 8, 10, and 12 inch skillets - MultiClad are the best!

* New quiet, quick, and generously sized clothes washer & dryer - Best-ranked by NYTimes, LG Brand -- front-loading and energy-efficient!

* Brand new Frigidaire microwave oven, one press operation (very easy to use)

* Brand new Cuisinart coffee maker

* New dining room chairs

* New forks, knives, spoons, and some extras

* Like every year, brand new Egyptian cotton bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, bath mats, soft & comfortable

* All new 500 TC Egyptian cotton sheets & all new pillows, and lots of them!

* Brand new tile on the lanai, soon to be joined by new outdoor furniture

* 3x deep cleaning of EVERYTHING in the unit in April, August & late November

2016 Updates -

* New 55" LG television set in the living room (Apr)

* New king mattress (latex) in the master bedroom (Feb)

* New central air conditioning unit - more energy efficient & cooling strength (Jan)

* New twin mattresses (latex!) in the guest bedroom (Jan)

* High-speed upgrades to WiFi with router inside our unit for perfect reception throughout the condo (Jan)

* From our big-screen TV in living room, log in to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and more!

* Deep clean in April, August, & December

2015 Updates -

* Totally new window treatments in the master bedroom and living room which are better looking than ever and easier to open & close

* A brand-new dining room table and chairs

* A large new dresser for the guest bedroom

* New beach chairs kept on the lanai

* A brand-new Bosch dishwasher

* New upholstery for bedroom desk chair

* Ceiling fan on the lanai!

* Repainted master bedroom

* "Deep clean" in May, August, & December

2014 Updates -

* A new larger LG television set in the guest bedroom

* Lots of new pictures and decorations

* A new Cuisinart coffee maker

* Lots of new kitchen equipment - pans, knife, scissors, bottle openers, cooking utensils, cereal bowls, white & red wine glasses, & more

* Automatic night lights in master bath & kitchen

* New master bedroom lamps

* New outdoor grills

* Improved wifi reception & network speeds throughout the complex

* "Deep clean" in May, August, & December

2013 Updates -

* New larger & modern television sets in living room and both bedrooms

* Fresh paint throughout the unit

* Plantation shutters in kitchen and guest bedroom

* "Deep clean" in February, July, & December

Master bathroom (complete re-modeling)

* Added guest-storage for more clothes

* New cosmetics table and mirror

* All-new master shower floor & wall tiles

* More lighting

Both bathrooms

* All-new floor tiles

* New granite counter-tops in both bathrooms

* Extra-large shower-heads in both bathrooms

Of course, we bring in all-new bed sheets and towels every year for both the master and guest bedrooms, along with other wear & tear fixes & replacements that are too numerous to mention.

We're Glen & Betina and because of the beauty, the peace, and simply amazing views we fell in love with Sanibel starting in 2010. You probably will too! You can contact us with questions (in English and German) or click 'Book it Now'!

Our view of the ocean & beach is simply outstanding; few units on the island can match it. The unit is beautifully furnished with a 'modern beach' feeling & is convenient and comfortable -- perfect for families and couples. We are just yards away from a wide-open and inviting beach. We stay in the unit ourselves at least two weeks of year, usually in May and December, and we try to keep it like a second home; we renovated both bathrooms and redecorated and painted in November 2013. We're located 2 minutes by car from the nicest part of the business district, with very good local restaurants and shops but plenty peace and relaxation.

Our luxurious and comfortable vacation home comes with a great view, direct beach access, and everything you need for a spectacular vacation, just in a place much like your own home!

You'll also be able to contact us, the owners, directly - not someone's answering service or rental agency - and we're happy to offer informed advice and help with any questions before, during or even after your visit. We want to keep our place looking & feeling like a happy home, for us & our many repeat guests!

More Details

Owner
Glen & Betina Ulmer
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Glen & Betina Ulmer

We're Glen & Betina and because of the beauty, the peace, and simply amazing views we fell in love with Sanibel starting in 2010, and became owners at Pointe Santo in late 2012, and then fell in love with our new second home too. You may fall in love with it too! You can contact us with questions (in English or German) or click 'Book it Now'!

Glen & Betina Ulmer purchased this condo in 2012

Why Glen & Betina Ulmer chose Sanibel

Our view of the ocean & beach is simply outstanding; few units on the island can match it. The unit is beautifully furnished with a 'modern beach' feeling & is convenient and comfortable -- perfect for families and couples. We are just yards away from a wide-open and inviting beach. We stay in the unit ourselves at least two weeks of year, usually in May and December, and we try to keep it like a second home; we renovated both bathrooms and redecorated and painted in November 2013. We're located 2 minutes by car from the nicest part of the business district, with very good local restaurants and shops but plenty peace and relaxation.

What makes this condo unique

Our luxurious and comfortable vacation home comes with a great view, direct beach access, an ideal location on Sanibel, and everything you need for a spectacular vacation, all in a place that we hope makes you feel right at home!

You'll also be able to contact us, the owners, directly - not someone's answering service or rental agency - and we're happy to offer informed advice and help with any questions before, during or even after your visit. We want to keep our place looking & feeling like a happy home, for us & our many repeat guests!

Amenities

Sanibel Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Additional Queen-size sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful! An amazing view, steps from the beach, and new luxury updates.
average rating of 4.898734 based on 79 reviews
5

I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time on Sanibel Island, Florida at Pointe Santo. The coastal views and sounds of the Gulf of Mexico waters from our well furnished 2-BR condo unit are absolutely amazing. The Pointe Santo resort itself is also outstanding with a small lake, wonderful pool complex and beautifully landscaped grounds adding to this magnificent setting. The views from the living room, dining room, master suite and screened lanai make this unit a vacation perfect setting, whether you just want to relax, enjoy the sound of the waves, watch the pelicans & numerous other shore birds, go shelling or simply soak up the sun. In addition, Sanibel Island itself offers numerous wonderful sites to explore, shop and dine. To top all of this off, we were amazed at all the personal care that the owner of our rental unit provided, including e-mails or phone calls when we (1) booked this unit, (2) before we arrived, (3) when we arrived and (4) after we returned home. Glen truly cares about his guests and took the time to make sure we had the best vacation ever. Many thanks, Larry.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Larry, I am really touched by everything you wrote. Thank you so much!
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5

The view we've always hoped for, in a beautiful vacation condo!

  • 5 of 5

We felt at home right away, walking into the unit after a long flight - it was really just what we expected from the photos on the website and from what Jess told us about Pointe Santo and your beautiful home. Thank you for having us, we are already looking at the calendar for next year.

Are you really in Germany? Your English is too good, I was very surprised to hear that!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect View, Perfect Weather

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Glen and Betina's condo during a spring break getaway. The condo's location and view proved to be perfect for our family. Watching and listening to the gentle waves while enjoying our morning coffee, afternoon lunches and evening cocktails were relaxing to say the least. The view of the courtyard and pool were also very nice. When it comes to a view, this condo really did have it all!

The condo itself is tastefully decorated and very comfortable and clean. The kitchen had everything we needed in order to make and enjoy lunch and a few dinners in throughout the week. It was great to have an excellent washer/dryer within the unit as well. The selection of beach towels was ample and that made it so much easier than having to bring our own.

The property was very nice. It was clean, not overly crowded and a perfect location on the beach. It was close to several key locations such as grocery stores, restaurants, etc. Having a designated parking space close to our condo was great as well. The property's kid's club was really great! Our daughter looked forward to and enjoyed the activities that were held daily. The cost for each activity was very reasonable and the enjoyment and smiles they produced were priceless to our family.

Glen was very helpful and informative in the weeks leading up to our stay. He made sure all of our questions were answered and that we felt comfortable upon our arrival and throughout our stay. Our family would gladly stay at again and recommend Glen and Betina's condo!

Chris & Ann

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thank you for having us as guests once again

  • 5 of 5

We're looking forward to next year, same week, for our fifth visit!

We would like to thank you again for all that you do to keep the condo updated and a great place to enjoy our stay. Here's what we noticed....

1. New washer/dryer are great!

2. New items in the kitchen: knives, silverware?, crockpot. My husband and I like to cook a few times while we are there and we appreciate the amenities in the kitchen.

3. New dishwasher...maybe new microwave?

4. Loved the little containers of dishwasher and laundry soap provided.

5. Great new lanai table and chairs.

6. Love having the new and plentiful beach towels.

7. I think some of the art work is new...beautiful!

8. New pillows on the couches.

9. New comforter in the master.

10. Hair dryer and curler in the master bath??? new??

How much did I miss???

Thanks again, please let me know that you have received the check once it arrives.

Mimi

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mimi, thanks so much for being a terrific guest! By the way, we keep a list of almost everything we add or update around the condo on our VRBO description - you have to scroll down a ways to see it - and sometimes it's quite a list. 2017 was a big year! 2018 is off to a good start, too.
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5

Absolutely amazingly perfect place for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time at Pointe Santo! It has been absolutely perfect for our family. You have done an amazing job with equipping us with absolutely everything-even ice packs for our cooler bag for water and snacks for the pool! The unit was immaculate and had everything we needed and then some. The complex is really a resort, with beautiful grounds and lots of amenities. The Kids Club activities were a HUGE hit with our girls. I can’t thank you enough for such a wonderful week! We can’t wait to come back next year....which I am already in the process of booking!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Therese, it's a pleasure to read this. Thank you. I also appreciate that you sent us an email right after check-in to confirm everything was in great shape. I love hearing from guests any time, but that kind of message leaves me feeling that our second home is in good hands.
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5

Beautiful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit, and we still love your place! The location is unbeatable on Sanibel, we get stay practically on top of the beach and also so close to the best stores. Your condo is really a gem - clean, comfortable, and so nicely decorated with the beach theme. Thanks for letting us share your little slice of paradise and we will make our plans for next year very soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
2445 West Gulf Drive
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rentals begin and end on Saturdays. Check-in starts at 4pm. Check-out is at 10am. For information about cancellations and other details of the rental, please see our Terms & Conditions document.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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