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TROPICAL ISLAND RETREAT -5-STAR RATED! RENOVATED GULF VIEW Condo (#208) 2BR/2BA

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2BR, 2BA Renovated Gulf View Condominium In Beachfront Complex - All Amenities

BEAUTIFUL GULF AND GARDEN AREA VIEW - 5-STAR RATED- 24 REVIEWS -CLICK on "VIDEO" at lower right of picture for a tour of #208. It is Newly Decorated with Bright and Colorful beach paintings and island decor . Plantation Shutters in living room and bedrooms. Private lanai off of living room and master bedroom. Master bedroom has King Sealy Posturepedic mattress and comfortable mattresses in guest bedroom, as well. The twin beds in guest bedroom can be bridged into a king bed, if desired, with advance notice. Both bedrooms have private bathroom with grab handles in shower and bathtub areas, toweling, hair dryers, and bath supplies.

This beautiful condominium is updated and has all of the amenities you are looking for in an island vacation spot (CHECK REVIEWS). No VRBO/HomeAway fees.

Great location on the 3rd floor, and readily accessible to the parking area & elevator. A view of the gulf and beautiful garden/pond area from the living room and bedroom lanai (see pictures). Great privacy on the outside lanai (not looking onto other porches). Only steps through our garden/pond area puts you on our private beach.

There is a large heated swimming pool, gas grills, tennis court, shuffleboard, laundry room, and a shell cleaning sink next to the pool area. All these amenities are only a few steps from our building. Also, a big plus is our friendly and capable office staff - ready to serve you.. Convenient parking in front of our building, with easy access to luggage carts and elevator.

BICYCLE RENTALS available at the office for that leisurely tour of the island, on the paved bicycle and walking paths. Also, beach towels are available at the office. Our complex is close to island restaurants and shops on Sanibel, yet out of the heavy traffic area. A public golf course is only 1 block away. There are ceiling fans in all rooms, as well as on the outside screened lanai. Large flat-screen (Samsung Smart) TV/blu-ray DVD in living room, along with AM/FM/CD player unit and a small library of books, CD's, and DVD's. Flat-screen TV's/DVD's are in both bedrooms, along with walk-in closets, clock radios, and a safe for valuables in the master bedroom.

Kitchen is fully-equipped- new stainless steel appliances, ice maker, toaster, coffee maker, mixer, blender, kitchen utensils and dishes. Granite counter tops and new cabinets. A 'starter package' of coffee, soaps, dish towels, paper towels, trash bags, etc. is provided.

If you have a little one, a "Pack and Play" is available upon request.

Pool floats, a large beach umbrella, chairs, and other beach items and toys are provided,- kept in our private storage closet just outside the front door.

One of the popular island restaurants is right next door, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner (along with 'Happy Hour' specials).

You will find everything you need in #208 to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable, and memorable. If there are any questions regarding our condo, please do not hesitate to ask. WE WELCOME YOU TO BE OUR GUESTS!

A complimentary bottle of wine is provided by the owner, to welcome you.

Note: Special rates will be considered for long-term stays. Thank you for viewing our information!

More Details

Owner
Mike and Carol Davis
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Mike and Carol Davis

We live in Brentwood, TN (Nashville area) and have been long-time fans of beautiful Sanibel Island; in fact, we were married there. We collect sea shells, which is just one of the many reasons that we love coming to Sanibel and have shells displayed in the dining room curio cabinet for guests' enjoyment, as well as our own. Carol paints, and has several of her sea shore paintings in the unit.

We purchased condominium #208 for the porch privacy and view, and like to continually update the unit for guests' enjoyment, as well as our own.

Why Mike and Carol Davis chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

This AAA rated gulf-front complex has always maintained the beautiful grounds and tropical foliage that make this beachfront complex such a paradise to stay at. Unit #208, a 5-star rated condo, is continually upgraded and maintained, making this a wonderful 'getaway home' for you and your family to enjoy.

What makes this condo unique

Unit #208 is close to all amenities in this beachfront complex: a large (heated) swimming pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard, laundry facility, a private beach, administrative office - all within steps of the condo. The condo has a private lanai that doesn't face multiple condo porches. Also, a top-rated island restaurant is next door, and just a block away is a beautiful 18-hole public golf course and club house restaurant. All of the other wonderful island restaurants and shopping areas are conveniently-close to our condominium; however if you prefer to dine-in, our condominium has a fully-furnished kitchen. The barbecue grills are also adjacent to our condo building Beach chairs and beach umbrella are furnished; and in case you want to bicycle on the miles of paved bicycle paths, bicycles are available for rent at the office.

**Check our guests' comments for their experience in staying in #208.

Amenities

Sanibel Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite counter top w/two sinks,grab handles in shower-tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Granite top sink w/storage cabinet & medicine cabinet
  • The master bedroom bath/shower has granite counter-tops, double sink, plenty of cabinet storage, and hair dryer. Walk-in closet inside bathroom area, with safe for valuables (bolted into wall) The guest bathroom has a walk-in shower with grab handle in the shower. New granite top cabinet with single sink. Medicine cabinet and storage under sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Flat-screen TV/DVD, clock radio, walk-in closet, a safe
    Guest bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds may be bridged into King bed, with advance notice
  • The master bedroom has king-size bed, flat-screen TV/DVD, walk-in closet and a safe in the closet for valuables. The bedroom is adjacent to the living room area, and has private access to the lanai and a gulf view. The guest bedroom has comfortable twin beds that can be bridged into a King bed, upon request. It has a flat-screen TV and DVD player, alarm clock, and colorful island paintings. The guest bathroom has a privacy door in the main hallway that can be closed to give complete privacy for the guest bedroom and bathroom areas.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
AAA-rated facility. Friendly and courteous office staff. A great getaway-vacation spot that you'll want to return to! Special Rates By Owner For Long-term Winter Guests.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

TROPICAL ISLAND RETREAT -5-STAR RATED! RENOVATED GULF VIEW Condo (#208) 2BR/2BA
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
Worcester
5

What a beautiful condo! Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

It was our first time to Sanibel and we were honestly looking to just relax and unwind. With everything right there for us, with beautiful surroundings we had beautiful weather, great meals and lots of much needed rest! Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks to you for the great review and comments! We are glad to know that you had a wonderful time - and that you found all the amenities you were looking for during your stay. Thank you again for being our guests, and please keep us in mind on your next Sanibel Island getaway! Mike & Carol
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5

Superb Stay on Sanibel!

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough good things about our stay at Sanibel Siesta! Condo was wonderful...clean, beautifully furnished, with great views of Sanibel!

We've travel seven times to Sanibel and stayed at different places each time. This is the one place we are in agreement we'd like to stay at again!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Wendy, for your nice comments on our condominium, and the overall review of your stay. With the numerous times that you've been to Sanibel, we feel honored to receive your "top choice" of condo's you've stayed at. We welcome you back on your next trip! Mike & Carol D #208
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5

Excellent place to stay in Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

We loved Mike and Carol's condo in Sanibel. We had everything we needed. They have a lovely porch and living area as well a comfortable beds. The pool and grounds are very nice. The beach was lovely, with no crowds and beautiful sunsets. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your nice thoughts on your stay with us. We have tried to make our guests' stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible, by making sure they have the quality of furnishings and amenities they should expect. We also have a great office and maintenance staff on site to serve our guests and make them feel at home. We welcome you back!
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5

Great Condo for our Family Vacation to Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

This was a great condo and had everything we needed to have a perfect vacation. Mike and Carol have this condo decorated beautiful and very well equipped. We loved sitting on the spacious porch and listening to the sounds of the ocean. We were so surprised to find that the beach is only steps away. We also loved going to the pool and using the bikes. The condo also comes with 2 beach chairs, 1 umbrella and a beach car. This condo is a great location and only minutes to all the amazing shops and restaurants on Periwinkle Way. We only ate out one evening at the Mad Hatters which was excellent but pricey. Anyone who rents this condo will be pleasantly surprised. We are looking forward to returning to this condo again next year. We had such a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay. It is always nice to have recognition for our efforts to give our guests a memorable stay. We try to update, as needed; and the beach cart was a new addition to make it easier to "cart" items to the beach. We have an inventory of 5-6 beach chairs, along with a beach umbrella, and some beach/pool items for children's play (and some of us grownups, too). We look forward to having you back as guests.
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5

Perfect Getaway for Family to Sanibel!!

  • 5 of 5

Family of 6 on our first Florida vacation - we had a blast and the condo was amazing!! So much room, quiet and relaxing. The kitchen is great and the private bedrooms were beautiful and spacious. We ranged in age from 18 to 78 and everyone had a great time and loved the accommodations! The artwork and beach motif were lovely. Mike & Carol were wonderful and gave us great lists for eating out and places to see. Highly recommend 208 Sanibel Siesta for everyone visiting Sanibel!!! Can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great comments and review of our condominium. We take pride in the quality and service offered at our beachside getaway, and do our best to give guests a wonderful stay. Please come back and visit. Cordially,. The Davis's
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5

Superb Condo Accommodation For Family Getaway To Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

This condo was everything promised and more - delightful ambiance (Carol's art work), extremely comfortable and well equipped, super staff and service, and owners who do everything to enhance one's stay. The beach, pool, bike paths, and tennis courts were steps from our door. In our case the condo accommodated two adult couples plus a mother and baby and a wonderful time was had by all. We cannot recommend Carol and Mike Davis's lovely Sanibel home too highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We want to thank you for your wonderful comments, and for booking again with us, for next year. Repeat stays tell us that our efforts to meet or exceed expectations do not go unnoticed. Each year we try to find other amenities to add, in order to give our guests the best.
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Bike Paths on Sanibel
Coffee Bar at Bailey's General Store
"Buy just about anything you need - groceries, wine, beach items, hardware, souvenirs. "
Matzaluna
"Great place for happy hour - pizza, drinks, Italian Food, Seafood, etc. One of the island fa..."
Over Easy Cafe
"One of the restaurants known for great breakfasts, lunches."
Island Cinema
"Nice little theater that usually has two current features playing - two shows nightly. Loc..."
Lazy Flamingo II Incorporated
"Great place for fish and seafood platters/baskets. Lots of atmosphere. Dine on outside por..."
Cip's Place
"A fairly new restaurant (2-3 yrs) that has great food and atmosphere. Owned by island resid..."
CVS/pharmacy | Photo
"CVS is the one and only drug store/pharmacy on Sanibel, with a great selection of items, inc..."
Sanibel Public Library
"They sell used books that are bargains and have a large, beautiful shell display in the entr..."
Pinocchio's Original Italian Ice Cream
"Voted #1 for ice cream on the island."
Sanibel Grill
"This is next to the Timbers Restaurant (same ownership and kitchen) and a "locals" favorite..."
Dairy Queen
"The standard Dairy Queen items - good sandwiches, sundaes, and treats."
Sanibel Community Church
"A popular church on the island that has two Sunday morning services. Attended by both islan..."
Lighthouse Park Beach
"One of the oldest lighthouses in south Florida. Lots of history and a must to see. Public ..."
She Sells Sea Shells
The Island Cow
"This probably rates "6 stars", as it has been voted the best family restaurant for the past ..."
Periwinkle Place Shopping Center
"Stores and specialty shops of all types (clothes, artwork,jewelry, etc.), including a good r..."
Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market
"One of the most popular seafood restaurants for fine dining and atmosphere - fresh fish, shr..."
Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Ft. Myers, Fl - S/W FL International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Next door at Holiday Inn or within short distance
Nearest Golf
Across the street from property
Car: necessary

Our condominium is a very short distance after exiting the 3-mile bridge onto Sanibel Island, and is very close to the great restaurants and many attractions and activiies on the island, such as: A variety of great seafood, Italian, and other specialty restaurants, specialty shops, an actors' playhouse, a movie theatre, J.Darling Wildlife Preserve, miles of walking/cycling paths throughout the island, marinas for boating and/or fishing, sea-shelling, the historic Sanibel Lighthouse, The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, and many other adventurous and exciting things waiting for you on this wonderful tropical island.

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Rates & Availability

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer(*Holiday wks. Add'l.)
Apr 17 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
$220
$1,395
$5,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
$365
$2,375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
Jan 5 2018 - Jan 21 2018
4 night minimum stay
$295
$1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
Jan 22 2018 - Apr 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
$360
$2,355
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
SUMMER *Holiday weeks Add'l.
Apr 17 2018 - Dec 20 2018
4 night minimum stay
$220
$1,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018 Holiday
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 4 2019
5 night minimum stay
$370
$2,395
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$215
$1,355
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Registration and handling fee $50 + Tax
NO OTHER FEES OR CHARGEs $0
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

CHECK-IN TIME: 3:00 P.M. CHECK-OUT TIME; 10;00 A.M.
LONG TERM RENTAL DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE THROUGH OWNER
WILL POSSIBLY CONSIDER SMALLER PETS - DISCUSS WITH OWNER.
*IF PET IS APPROVED, GUEST IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL CLEANING OR DAMAGE DONE BY PET.
One-time pet fee of $100 charged by the office (non-refundable) + Pet policy agreement to sign, after approval by owner.
60 day cancellation policy - $50 retained for registration fee at office. 30-day cancellation - $500 cancellation charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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