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Village ground-level home STEPS to beach w/sunny pool area and private yard

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

'A Shore Thing' is located on beautiful Captiva Island. Our home is only one property away (300ft) from the gorgeous Island beach. 'A Shore Thing' is in Captiva Village therefore within walking distance to all restaurants, shops, McCarthy's Marina, the Captiva Library, and Starbucks. It is also close to the famous and quaint Chapel By The Sea, Captiva's only Chapel which is non-denominational.

We offer three flat-screen TV's, DVD players and wireless internet service. The home boasts a private heated pool nestled among tropical plantings and lush grass. You may also rent a golf cart which is always fun! Come to Captiva Island and fall in love with the beaches, the weather and the people. This is a wonderful place for you and your family to make memories.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Laura

We try as often as possible to get to our beach house on sunny Captiva Island. We are very happy to share this piece of paradise with friends, family and guests.

Laura purchased this house in 2011

Why Laura chose Florida

When we visited Captiva Island for the first time we knew we wanted to be a part of this wonderful and close knit commumity. Captiva is a small island (just 300 homes), has a spectacular beach, and is surrounded by the ocean. The vibe is so relaxed and friendly. We all begin to unwind as soon as we cross the causeway onto our tropical Island. The beach is rarely crowded and is a wonderful place to relax while watching the birds and passing dolphins. We have enjoyed having friends and family join us at A Shore Thing. The memories we are making on Captiva will be with us forever.

What makes this house unique

We looked at many properties on the Island and fell in love with A Shore Thing. The proximity to the beach was my husbands favorite part, while I preferred the private HEATED pool surrounded by lush plantings. I love the privacy of the backyard. I love sitting on a lounge chair looking up at the bright blue sky and hearing the waves on the beach. We had our heart set on being in the 'Village' as well. This enables us to walk everywhere! Our daily walk to Starbucks is guaranteed exercise :) Our girls love the location because of how close we are to the Captiva Library. They love books, movies and the children's activities offered. Overall, the location can't be beat so we jumped to purchase this home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Laura,

It's amazing to think that we were in Captiva a short month ago. We

enjoyed our stay at your home and appreciated the comfort and cozy feel in

the home. The backyard and pool provided a lovely space to relax and play

for each of us and especially for spending time with our granddaughter.

The ability to walk to town and the beach so effortlessly was a super bonus.

Thank you for adjusting your scheduled mini vacation with your friends to

allow us to gather as a family according to my "boys" schedules. I hope

your weekend with your friends was as happy and pleasant as you had hoped.

Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving and with your new home. If Captiva

beckons in the future, we know who to call. Thanks again.

Oct 2015
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Captiva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms are renovated and include tile showers with glass doors.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Bedroom has private full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Village ground-level home STEPS to beach w/sunny pool area and private yard
average rating of 4.882353 based on 23 reviews

Lovely home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at A Shore Thing. The proximity to the Village is a short walk which is a must for us because we enjoy walking to dinner etc. The house is so close to the beach which is also fabulous. However, what we appreciated most was the enclosed back yard and sunny pool. The temperature was below normal during our vacation but we didn't mind because it was absolutely gorgeous at the wind and bright sunshine. If we had been at any other house (with an enclosed shaded pool) our week would have been very disappointing. We will certainly come back to this wonderful island and definitely stay again at A Shore Thing!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at A Shore Thing. The location to beach and Village can't be beat. The pool area is so beautiful and not in a cage which we prefer. Can't wait to return to this home next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rejuvenating fabulous week

  • 5 of 5

9/12/2015-09/19/2015. We Just returned after a week of fun, sun and relaxation. The home was beyond what the pictures showed. Well appointed with wonderful beds, kitchen well stocked with everything you would need to cook a large meal. The pool area with tables, lounge chair that were comfortable for our morning coffee. The grill was prefect for a poolside dinner. We traveled with our family that included 4 adults and 5 wonderful grandchildren. Plenty of room for all. The master suite was off the kitchen area away from the other bedrooms making it very quiet and peaceful when needed. A plus the beach is only a 2 minute walk and that is with little ones in tow. The owner Laura was very easy to communicate with and responded in a very quickly to any question. The onsite management company for the home was friendly pleasant and very attentive. A 5 star home .

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable Captiva House

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house close to Captiva shops/restaurants. Management very willing to help smooth out a few wrinkles. Wonderful backyard area with great pool--fabulous layout for kids. Very close to the beach.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous return trip

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough about Captiva and this lovely home. We continue to return to the Island and A Shore Thing time and time again. Why vacation anywhere else? This home has a great location. It is close to Andy Rosse, the library and the beach. It's location on the beach is quiet, while also being a quick walk to the Mucky Duck and Yolo beach activities. I can't say enough about the house, which has had some upgrades since our last stay. We will return again next year without a doubt. Thank you Laura!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you continue to enjoy A Shore Thing, and beautiful Captiva. Thank you for the nice note.
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beautiful back yard with pool

  • 5 of 5

I dont throw around superlatives but this house was PERFECT for five adults and one baby. I cant think of one negative.(A large pot for boiling pasta and corn would be a help) Dont miss the Sannibel farmers market on Sunday morning and the nature preserve. Would definitely rent this property in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Captiva House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off season
Apr 22 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
Off Season 2018
Apr 29 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Management fee $61.05
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is a non-refundable fee of $61.05 per reservation charged by AMRC.
Your weekly rental rate includes cleaning.
Generally, rental weeks run Saturday - Saturday.
Please call if other dates are preferred and I will do my best to be accomodating.
Florida 11% tax and AMRC fee of $61.05 are additional.

Owner can explain cancellation policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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