About the property
- House2200 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights
King Bedroom, Queen Bedroom, 2 Double Beds; Gorgeous Beachfront, One-level Home
Near the village of Captiva...your own private beach and completely restored and elegantly decorated beachfront cottage, brings you Bliss. It is truly a blissful stay as you open the shuttered doors and windows to hear the ocean waves and feel the warm breeze from the Gulf of Mexico.
All the elegant and comfortable amenities are on one level. As you enter Bliss, you will enjoy the open and bright living, dining and kitchen areas where you can view the sunset and private beach located just on the other side of Captiva drive.
This is a chef's kitchen well-equipped with luxury appointments including all new appliances, bar area and Kuerig coffee maker. Adjacent to the kitchen area is a oversized dining room with table seating for 8. The living area opens up to the Gulf and the dining area opens to a private courtyard with new gas and charcoal grills and plenty of outdoor seating. This home is designed for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining!
Off of the living areas is the King Master Suite with en-suite bathroom, hot and cold outdoor shower, and walk-in closet. The windows of the master bedroom open to the Gulf of Mexico. The master suite is equipped with custom dimmable decorative lighting and flat-screen HDTV mounted on the wall.
Also adjacent to the living area is a Queen bedroom with separate full bathroom. This bedroom also has a flat-screen HDTV on its wall for private viewing.
Both bathrooms in the home have whimsical, beach-themed custom tile showers.
One of the most unique features of this private cottage is the gigantic theater/living room addition. A giant HDTV with Blu-Ray, XBox Kinect and superior surround-sound system make this a favorite for those occasional rainy days or family down time. For your comfort during game or movie time, there is comfortable seating for 6. Hidden within the tall ceilings are custom, built-in 'murphy' double-size beds each with their own lighting for night-time reading. Without having to move any furniture, you now can sleep 2 additional guests with ease. This room also continues the indoor/outdoor living by opening up to the private courtyard.
With its charming indoor and outdoor living, views and sounds of the Gulf and a private beach access and beachfront property, this home truly is Bliss!
NEW HOT TUB and private garden!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
About Michele Osborn
Our family was delighted to have the opportunity to purchase one of the last remaining original island cottages. Bliss was built in 1942 by a local man as a gift for his sweetheart on their wedding day. Instead of tearing it down to build another 3 story stilt home, we have committed a great deal of love and financial resources to restoring this historical property . Come, be our guest, and experience for yourself the peace and tranquility of Bliss.
Michele Osborn purchased this House in 2013
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
What a wonderful oasis Michelle has shared with us! It was perfect for my wife, two young daughters, my mother, and I. The house is beautifully decorated and cozy. Very comfortable beds. Lounging in the back patio in the hot tub, we enjoyed a daily show of different tropical birds meandering through the property. The gardens and vegetation are beautiful and well kept. And the beach is literally steps away and so pretty. Amazing sunsets over the beach every night! Michelle and her staff were very attentive and accommodating and took the time to ensure we would get the best out of our experience at Captiva Island. Highly recommended!!
Thank you Andrew for the kind remarks. I am grateful you chose Bliss for your precious family vacation and it is good to hear it lived up to your expectations. Hope to see you again.
Enjoy the Sunsets,
On vacation but feels like home
Spent two wonderful weeks at Beachfront Bliss and loved every moment. Superb location and all the facilities you need for a relaxing vacation. Would not hesitate to go back.
Thank you so much for the kind words. We make every effort to assure the home has everything our guests could need for a relaxing and luxurious stay. I am glad you appreciated the details. Lucky for us, Mother Nature takes care of the rest with the glorious sunsets that flood gently throughout the home each evening. Look forward to having you back soon.
Beatiful, private, clean property - exceeded expectations!
This was a beautiful property for my family to spend a week at in December. The accommodations were very comfortable for our party of 3 adults and 4 children. The bonus room with Murphy beds was a huge hit with my kids. The open floor plan for kitchen, dining, and living room allowed for lots of hang out time with everybody. Loved the private beach access and all the beach accessories. Kids loved warming up in the hot tub after the sun went down and so convenient to have the outdoor showers and grill to maximize our time in the sun. Loved the décor and the house was so clean upon arrival. Close to town but far enough away so we didn't have to share the beach with anyone! An amazing place!
Great place to stay.
Beautiful house, steps to ocean. Essentially private beach. Very helpful that it has chairs and umbrellas for guest use. Gorgeous furniture and decorations. Would definitely stay again.
Thank you Jeremy. Looking forward to having you back as our guest. Enjoy the Sunsets!
Loved Private Beach
When we booked we knew Bliss had a private beach path but we had no idea how that related to having a private beach! Our family of 5 was able to spread out and enjoy ourselves at the waters edge every day with only an occasional passer by. The house was gorgeous and super clean....the beach so quiet and relaxing. Thank you for sharing your amazing cottage.
It is amazing how Bliss beach is so quiet even though the cottage is still close to the village. Best of both worlds for sure! Glad you enjoyed it...please come back soon.
Heaven on Earth!
My husband and I were looking for an original Captiva cottage to enjoy a quiet week together away from the cold and we have found it in Bliss. We will be back again this winter for sure! It seems to be one of the last, remaining island homes from the 1940's and the charm radiates throughout. We loved opening up the french doors and enjoying the privacy of the courtyard while we grilled our meals and experienced the sunsets from the comfort of the porch. The beach is such a short walk that we spent more time at the edge of the water than we have on any trip to the island through the years. We could even hear the waves from the bedroom as we slept. Heaven! Thank you to Michele for restoring this cottage and keeping some of the island magic alive! We will be back.
Thank you for commenting on the preservation of the cottage. It was built in 1942 and was a true labor of love to restore. I am grateful you appreciated the history behind it. Please come again!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
May cancel up to 90 days prior to arrival less reservation fee and $50 cancellation fee