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Snow White's Storybook Cottage Come as You Are~No Worries~

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Bike to Grandma Dot's fish restaurant on the water at Sanibel Marina - YUMMY!

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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

STORYBOOK-CHARMING BEACH COTTAGE ~TURN BACK TIME & RENEW YOUR CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ~ Make new memories & savor the old time feel of Sanibel and Captiva Islands ~~

The best part of this experience is that you simply come as you are. Seriously -- You don't need to bring anything -- we've thought of it all. So it's worry-free packing --Bring you swimsuit, sandles, beachy clothes and your lunch ;)

Okay now that packing isn't important, it's time to picture yourself in a tropical & airy beach setting -~ A comfortable cottage with two lovely bedrooms, a bath with tub/shower, light & cozy furnishings in living and dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen. You'll have everything you need. Not a single care.

We have a screened porch with eating area for breakfast or coffee to start your day. Then off to the beach ...We provide the beach chairs, cooler, umbrella & toys. Choose a book from our library and off you go. You bring the sunscreen!

Seagrape Cottage has private access to a practically secluded beach... only 49 steps up the sandy path.

Rent a bike for a day or week ~ Pedal anywhere on the island.

We're about a block away from Lighthouse Point, the fishing pier, marina, Lighthouse Cafe & Old Town with its specialty shops, ice cream parlor & boutiques.

Sunday afternoons, bike to the farmer's market and fill your basket with fresh fruits and veggies. Buy some fresh breads & pastries and have a picnic at your practically private beach.

In the evenings, sip a glass of wine or tea and enjoy one of the many films at the cottage. There's time to read, play scrabble, start a jigsaw puzzle or whatever you do for relaxation after a day of sunshine and fun. And the stars in the Sanibel sky are awesome so don't forget to take a late walk under the moon.



Frommer's & Conde Naste Magazine specified Sanibel Island as Number One of the Top Ten Best Place to Visit in the World~

US New & World Report Top Ten Beaches in the US


Do you love the arts~(Big Art Center); Sanibel Library (lecture series and discussion groups); Nature (Ding Darling Conservatory) Aviaries; An array of restaurants and pubs; sports bar; outdoor eating and boating... Sanibel Island is the place for you. There is nothing like it in Florida

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    There's so much to do on Sanibel. Your kids will be safe and never forget this holiday. People come back from years ago because of their childhood memories and say the island hasn't changed a bit!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Owner may accept small dogs (under 15 lbs) Beach is dog-friendly! No cats permitted due to allergies...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Full tub/shower combo. Window in bathroom. Whimsical ambience.

Other Amenities

  • Unique cottage. Not an ordinary cottage-- people who are more unique and less interested in glitzy holidays love our place. Nostalgia with a delightful cozy atmosphere. Gulf Bay on one side of street and Gulf of Mexico beach on your side....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Large library of current and classics....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Lots of DVDs plus the Sanibel Library allows guests to borrow a variety of media ...moreless

  • Games:

    Puzzles, board and card games ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Use Sanibel Library for borrowing any kind of CDs...moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Sanibel Rec Center has pool table and ping pong...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Small stereo, cd player and radio...moreless

  • Television:

    Two TVs (1 smart TV)...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys & chairs/umbrella...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD, VCRs for each side. Also includes games and a variety of books....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Regular size table for 4 and 2 counter stools...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Private Large Washer & Dryer on porch...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Sanibel Recreation Center allows guests to use their facility for a small fee: Three pool, exercise center, tennis courts...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    WIFI Secure...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Towels/sheets/linens/blankets & comforters -- everything you need is here - No need for you to think about one item to bring. We've got you "covered"...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable couches and chairs for 4 or more...moreless

  • Parking:

    Area on site for parking. Since this street is private, no other people can park on it to access the beach. That's why this beach, at the end of our short street, is practically private....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Okayed by City of Sanibel...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and Beach towels as well as linens and blankets/sheets. You bring nothing - we have luxurious linens for your comfort...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Private Large Washer & Dryer on porch...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Perfect reception for your computer. Excellent & secure wireless internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    There are many caterers on Sanibel and Captiva as well as a grocery store which has delivery service, so an auto is not essential. Bikes will do!...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you could possibly need for cooking/baking is here. You don't need to bring a thing. Except your food or do you prefer take-out and restaurants only? ;) ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Every single thing you need as a gourmet cook or simply a BBQ cook...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    While you'll enjoy the feeling of a cottage kitchen, everything you could possibly need is at your fingertips. Full size appliances and lots of space to bake, cook, or order take-out!...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Rent bikes for the day or week on-island. Bike paths everywhere. In fact, you don't need a car if you ride the bicyles....moreless

  • Boat:

    Sanibel,Captiva and Ft Myers offer all sorts of boating options...moreless

  • Golf:

    On and off Sanibel island -- Courses in Ft Myers as well...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Sanbiel Island's Jensen Marina offers kayaking and canoeing with guides...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Same as screened porch...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful lawn area for playing frisbee or bird watching or eating BBQ at the picnic table...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a George Foreman grill but not a BBQ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Sanibel Rec Center allows use of tennis courts for a nominal fee...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    For a nominal fee, Sanibel Island Rec Center allows guests to join for a limited period of time Olympic swimming lanes and large pool for kids as well as kiddie-pool...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPECIALS AVAILABLE
Jun 12 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$705
Oct/We'll work with you!
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$800
Nov(Spend holiday on Sanibel)
Nov 1 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$820
Dec:Christmas on Sanibel~!
Nov 30 - Dec 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,800
Jan(Very Desirable Month)
Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2016
28 night min stay

$5,600
Feb (Most wanted month)
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
28 night min stay

$5,600
March(Get out of the snow!)
Mar 1 - Mar 30, 2016
28 night min stay

$5,600
April (Still Cold up North!)
Mar 31 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay
$151
$4,155
Spring/Summer on Sanibel!
May 1 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$705
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Pet Fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Final payment due 90 days prior to arrival. Refundable security deposit returned within 15 days after departure. Other issues will be addressed on individual rental agreements. Check specific contract terms for details regarding when funds are due and cancellation policies. They supersede any other specifics listed in the chart. Discount for more than 1 month. 20% of rental due with signing of agreement (Carpet to be cleaned after pet for extra cleaning cost of $80)


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Location

  • Lighthouse Park Beach Sanibel

    "5 minute walk Very fun experience for you and the little ones too."

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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers, Miami, Ft Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlanado
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ft Myers
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 75

Car: Not Necessary

Sailing, snorkeling,boating, kayaking within minutes. Rent a boat and a captain for a great travel & an exciting day. Eat @ Bubble Room and Mucky Duck Pub for a sunset experience on Captiva~

50 + restaurants among tons of other fun and relaxing family or couple-oriented play time!

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: Welcome~ We hope you'll love Sanibel as much as we do. It's hard to describe the feeling people get visiting our home but it's kind of like going back in time. It's a slow pace where relaxation is the key word: time seems to go slower here. Everyone strolls, bikes, walks, and meanders through the days. People are kind, friendly and unhurried. And the Island can be a romantic get-away or a family vacation with something to do for everyone. Or just hang out on the beach and chill..... Owners are 30 min away and accessible anytime -- your happiness at our cottage is of prime importance to us. Read our long list of our guests' comments and find out what kind of place our cottage is and who we are. I think you'll find that we work hard to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Most people return to Sanibel Island again and again and those lucky enough, stay with us in our lovely cottage. Sanibel's beaches are dog-friendly. Owners will consider a small dog. We are huge animal lovers too.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, East End:
Sanibel Island is home to many artists and writers with an energy that is catchy. I think that's why we bought our home over 17 years ago. And nothing much has changed -- the island is still quaint, peaceful and beautiful. Not a fast food kind of place - cozy and unique restaurants and boutique dining. It's all very laid back but still special and memorable for the family. Make your memories here. It's a charming little island that feels like it's somewhere other-worldly. (Does that sound strange? Okay. You'll 'get it' when once you arrive and begin to stroll rather than hustle.) We bought our duplex as a place for the family to be together and now it's that plus the perfect place for our guests to learn about island living, get relaxed, unwind, and enjoy the island and SW Florida for a unique holiday stay at the beach.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Since we have practically private beach access, you won't find many other people on your end of this secluded beach. Only 2 streets on East End that have direct walking access to beach. We are one.We are on the bike path route as well; simply rent bikes from one of the island vendors and use them as your method of transportation during your stay. That's the way most people do it ~ It's a blast from the past. Everyone enjoys the fabulous restaurants on the Island, but it's great to have some home cooking too. Go fishing during the day~ then cook some grouper in the evening. It's relaxing to stay at home and cuddle up with a book or watch a film -- we have a large selection of both. Or perhaps you want to start a jigsaw puzzle or play scrabble or chess. And once you realize that Sanibel is a seashell paradise, you will soon do the 'Sanibel Shuffle' as you find unique seashells on the beaches of the serene Gulf of Mexico. (Sanibel beaches are dog-friendly) Home to artists, writers, professionals and celebrities.


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Bike to Grandma Dot's fish restaurant on the water at Sanibel Marina - YUMMY!

    Bike to Grandma Dot's fish restaurant on the water at Sanibel Marina - YUMMY!

  • Sideview of cottage ~ we bring back memories of the way Florida was decades ago

    Sideview of cottage ~ we bring back memories of the way Florida was decades ago

  • Lovely Foyer for hanging your hat and storage in kitchen

    Lovely Foyer for hanging your hat and storage in kitchen

  • Cozy Living Room with DVDs, Library, Cable, Games
for Stay-at-Home Relaxation

    Cozy Living Room with DVDs, Library, Cable, Games for Stay-at-Home Relaxation

  • Crank open the windows for a breezy sleep (King/Twins)

    Crank open the windows for a breezy sleep (King/Twins)

  • Full size washer and dryer (Each side has its own.. no sharing needed)

    Full size washer and dryer (Each side has its own.. no sharing needed)

  • Notice the sign? It's Seagrape Lane walkway to your very own cottage hideaway

    Notice the sign? It's Seagrape Lane walkway to your very own cottage hideaway

  • Flora, a young German girl, loved the beach~Our guest, her papa, shot this smile

    Flora, a young German girl, loved the beach~Our guest, her papa, shot this smile

  • Sanibel Marina, fishing pier and lighthouse point - all a few minutes walk away

    Sanibel Marina, fishing pier and lighthouse point - all a few minutes walk away

  • Bird watchers & nature lovers relish natural conservation: Ding Darling Preserve

    Bird watchers & nature lovers relish natural conservation: Ding Darling Preserve

  • Kids outdoor covered playground, aviary,wildlife & exotic birds.

    Kids outdoor covered playground, aviary,wildlife & exotic birds.

  • Back home after a day of surf, sun, and swim

    Back home after a day of surf, sun, and swim

  • Walkway to beach 49 steps from Cottage~a very private beach at end of our road

    Walkway to beach 49 steps from Cottage~a very private beach at end of our road

  • Our homey beach cottage is quaint, neat & clean

    Our homey beach cottage is quaint, neat & clean

  • Fully stocked kitchen ~ We provide everything you'll need for your stay

    Fully stocked kitchen ~ We provide everything you'll need for your stay

  • Second bedroom provides the perfect mood for an afternoon nap with a breeze

    Second bedroom provides the perfect mood for an afternoon nap with a breeze

  • Screened porch provides perfect setting for early morning coffee & bird-watching

    Screened porch provides perfect setting for early morning coffee & bird-watching

  • Walkway line to cottage~Leads direcdtly to shower then porch

    Walkway line to cottage~Leads direcdtly to shower then porch

  • Sanibel is a dog-friendly beach. Bring Buddy along this time

    Sanibel is a dog-friendly beach. Bring Buddy along this time

  • Walk down the path and over the walkway & you're here! Less than 5 minutes

    Walk down the path and over the walkway & you're here! Less than 5 minutes

  • Pinnochio's Ice Cream Parlour ~Voted #1~Walk 5 Min from Cottage: Wickedly Delish

    Pinnochio's Ice Cream Parlour ~Voted #1~Walk 5 Min from Cottage: Wickedly Delish

  • Rent a surrey and pedal everywhere as a family or just 2 pals on the bike path

    Rent a surrey and pedal everywhere as a family or just 2 pals on the bike path

  • SERIOUSLY--All you need to bring is right here!
Start packing a bag & head out

    SERIOUSLY--All you need to bring is right here! Start packing a bag & head out

  • Cottage is walking distance to Lighthouse Point, fishing pier & marina (sunset)

    Cottage is walking distance to Lighthouse Point, fishing pier & marina (sunset)

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/25/2015
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1155 Seagrape Lane Sanibel Island, FL 33957

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