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Mark Ladner

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

FALL SPECIAL! Additional 20% off Coral Reef Beach House with Ocean Views,

14 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Captiva House Rental Photos and Description

Beach House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12) Now 20% off Fall pricing.

Come stay on a tropical island in a truly tropical-style luxury home. The adventure begins with a 20-minute boat ride from the mainland transporting you to a unique vacation experience; "island time." Once on the island, the pace of life slows allowing time for the finer things of life. The Coral Reef is the perfect house to experience this relaxed pace and rejuvenate the mind and spirit.From early morning shell hunting on the 3.5 mile long beach to an after nap on the tumbled marble patio next to the pool. Dinner prepared in the completely furnished kitchen, on the veranda with ocean view. This tropical island paradise has lots to offer. Take your golf cart out to explore the island. Meet some some of the local tortoises and check out the unique laid back nature of this island paradise. Play some table tennis, darts or the corn hole game. Hike the state preserve to the south end of this barrier island. Check out the island club and its 2 large pool, hot tub, bicycles and kayaks all included in your Coral Reef Rental. There are 2 other very local restaurants on the island that serve excellent food for the times you do not want to cook.

The Coral Reef loft with sun deck on top of the house is our favorite space. Check it out for a sun tan by day and a great view of the island sunset then star gazing by night and a wonderful spot to watch the sun rise over the back bay.

Our home was designed and built with island living in mind. The Coral Reef is ideal for extended families or a 2-family group. We have 2 master-bedroom suites, and private bathrooms for each of the four bedrooms! The generous verandas, decks, and patio extend the living space seamlessly to the tropical garden, North Captiva. Sunrises and sunsets as viewed from the decks and verandas are the perfect punctuation to a day 'on island.'

This home is complete with all the luxuries and more that one would expect of a first-class vacation home. We supply wireless high speed internet access; There is unlimited long distance wired phone service for use by our guests. XBox 360 for the gamer,s in the group. We are constantly upgrading our amenities. Come stay in our island villa with friends and family, and I promise you will feel at home during your stay and rejuvenated when you leave.

Keywords: Beach,Pool,House,villa,beach house, getaway,island,

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mark Ladner (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

About Mark Ladner

We built our island home in 2005. It has been a pleasure to share it with guests over the years. We love North Captiva, and it is great to have others come out and enjoy the island also. We live in Springfield; and one day, when we retire we hope to be able to spend more time on Island. 'Till then, it is our pleasure to share the experience of North Captiva with all our guests. So, come and enjoy our island. Always a pleasure to host your stay!

Mark Ladner purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark Ladner chose Florida

North Captiva is a tropical barrier island located just off the coast of Southwest Florida. I have been coming down to this area all my adult life and when we discovered North Captiva Island we fell in love. We purchased a lot and built the Coral Reef in 2005. Since then we have hosted family groups and friends....

The Coral Reef, professionally decorated and fully furnished, is a one-of-a-kind home designed for island living and ready to be your home away from home. North Captiva is a unique respite in this world of hustle - no cars, no street lights, 3.5 miles of natural beach all on a little tropical island, North Captiva! We fell in love with it, and we know you will too!

What makes this house unique

The most unique benefit of staying at the Coral Reef is "Island Time" . A mixture of rest and relaxation, with just the right amount of discovery and socializing - away from it all, but still able to enjoy several unique quality restaurants and more sea shells and sand dollars than you will ever be able to bring home. With no street lights you can enjoy watching the stars and moon travel across the darkened sky. Staying on North Captiva is just an amazing experience we call it 'Island Time.'

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our week of island living.
Mar 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveler reviews

FALL SPECIAL! Additional 20% off Coral Reef Beach House with Ocean Views,
average rating of 4.857143 based on 19 reviews
5

Great House, wonderful vacation spot!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family vacationed at Coral Reef on North Captiva Island and could not have asked for a better setting. Sherman the house manager greeted us at the dock when we first arrived and helped us transport all our stuff to the house. We could not have done it without him! He was a great help and very informative about the island. We had 11 family members and sleep accommodations were excellent. The house was beautiful and the Island even more. We took advantage of the kayaking and had a wonderful time on the beach each and every day. We hiked in the Nature Preserve and saw turtles, eagles and osprey.

Dinner at Barnacle Phil's was a fun time, we took of advantage the outside games and picnic tables. The services was great and the waiters were so friendly, at week's end you felt you were leaving friends behind. We used Island Girl taxi service to cross over to the island and used it to go back and forth for a couple of games of golf at the Alden Pines Country Club near Pineland Marina.You could not ask for more friendly and helpful people. Overall it was a wonderful vacation with my family and I thank you Mike very much for providing such a great place!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great location and perfect home for large family or two families!

  • 4 of 5

The Coral Reef house has all you need for a vacation! You bring the bags and sunscreen and have the grocery store pack your food. The home has great outdoor space for reading, lounging and grilling. The location is ideal and makes walking to the beach easy when your older kids have the golf cart. The kitchen and baths are well equipped and ready for you. We also liked the set up of laundry closet right at your door for swim wear and towels after we shook them out. We would rent again! Thanks to the Ladners for a great set up.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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A very Nice house

  • 4 of 5

The house is in a great area of the island with nice views, close to the beach and well maintained. I understand why there is not picture of a pool on the site. It is a dipping pool not big at all. If you are looking for a pool to play a game with your children this would not be it. However I would not pass up on the house because of it. Eating on the porch off the kitchen is great suggestion would be to screen it in. The bugs were on the hunt this year.

The golf carts need some serious updating, the first one we had was very slow and the back seat was falling off. The second one the headlight did not work.

We enjoyed our week, love the island and would rent again but we would make sure we inquired about the carts working better or newer ones next time.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Island paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Coral Reef for a week in October. We went with our children and grandchildren and had a wonderful time. The house was beautiful and the kitchen had everything we needed. There was a beautiful outdoor kitchenette near the pool. The pool was the perfect size for young grandchildren and they enjoyed using it. It was nice to be able to walk to the beach or take the golf cart. We were also close to the nature preserve with a trail to the beach at the end of the island. The beach there was very beautiful as was the one at the end of the road. It was nice to be able to use the hot tub and pool at the club as well as borrow their kayaks. My family also enjoyed using the tennis courts at the club. They even had bikes that could be used. If you're looking for a place with lots of touristy things to do this may not be the place for you..... But if you want a place to enjoy the natural beauty of Florida and relax look no further. We would highly recommend the Coral Reef. Thank you for sharing your vacation home with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Relaxing, secluded best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful with all the amenities needed. It is great to be able to have access to a large home for a large group. We all loved the private pool with the outside living area. Simply amazing. North Captiva is breathtaking and the people that work on the island are very helpful and friendly.

Only suggestion is to have a flashlight on hand just in case the power would go out as we did experience during a small storm that came through while we were there. Wonderful all around experience! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Perfect, relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week with 6 adults and 2 young children. Home was comfortable with easy beach access. We were looking for quiet and relaxing and we found it. Once you meet the challenge of getting to No Captiva, you never want to leave. We were fortunate to have a glorious week of weather and hope we can do it again. A vacation I will never forget!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Barnacle Phil's Harbor Restaurant
"This restaurant dates back to the early 70's when the island was first being converted from ..."
Alden Pines Country Club
"Just a water taxi ride away! What a great way to start and end a round of golf. Aldens Pines..."
Boats and Fun North Captiva
"Boats and Fun is an island concession with lots to offer from scuba diving, boat rentals, Je..."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Regional Southwest International (RSW) - Ft. Myers
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Pool Bar at the Club.
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Either at the Island Club or Barnacle's.
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Just take the Island Girl Water Taxi.
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Island Club, Barnacle's, & Over the Waterfront.
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Less than 100 yds down sandy track Panama Shell
Nearest Point of Interest
The Coral Reef Beach House
Nearest Point of Interest
The Island Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Barnicle Phil's
Nearest Point of Interest
Over The Water Front
Nearest Point of Interest
The Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Best Shelling on Island
Car: not necessary

3.5 miles of beach and access to the back bay by kayak which affords great wildlife viewing and fishing, just relaxing, and living life by 'island time.'

Take a ferry services for a sunset cruse or island hopping to check out the neighborhood.

New game room with darts, a shuffle board table, 'corn hole' (the bean bag toss game) and more.

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Rates & Availability

Captiva House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Aug 20 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
5 night minimum stay
$580
$3,600
 
 
Winter
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$475
$2,900
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
$2,900
 
 
Early Spring Break
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
Winter
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Season
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,850
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - Jun 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
$2,850
 
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$550
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

3 night minimum stay accepted during some seasons or for last minute bookings. Check with owner for stay's of less than 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Captiva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Rain head and hand held shower heads in Shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Rain head and hand held shower heads you choose
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 baths so all 4 bedrooms have private baths. Custom tile and cabinet installations make each bath unique.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom with bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , With bathroom
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This is a queen-size sofa bed.
    Bedroom 4 - Trundle bed converts to 2 singles or one queen with bedroom
  • Each of the two master bedrooms has a queen size bed and private master bath. The 'kid's' bedroom has two twin beds and a private bath. A 4th bedroom has a trundle bed which can either be made up as a queen size bed or 2 twin beds - whatever meets your needs and has its own private bath! We can supply you with two or three Pack & Play baby's beds along with high chairs. A queen-size sofa couch is located in the loft for privacy and incredible views.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Use of our golf cart included in every rental. Satellite TV's with DVD players in all bedrooms and living room. Guest membership to the private North Captiva Island Club and all its amenities, tennis, 2 large pools and deck chairs, kayaks, pool bar, wifi, hot tub ... Outdoor kitchen with Gas Grill, sink and refrigerator, High speed wireless internet, sun/observation deck, Veranda with dining / lounging area and great gulf sunset views, Marble patio/pool deck, Excellent water filtration system including RO filtration at the kitchen sink and ice maker, Use of golf cart included during your stay. We supply beach chairs and umbrellas as well as beach towels for your use.

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