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Sanibel....America's Best Shelling Beach

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Mabel, this ain't New Jersey

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Last updated: 06/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sanibel Arms condo description

Our condominium is a corner unit located on the ground floor of an eight unit building with easy and convenient access. The entire unit was restored in January 2006 after the devastation of hurricane Charley. We replaced the walls, baths, kitchen, flooring, cabinets, appliances, furniture, wall coverings..... Everything! The entire structure was brought up to current building codes. A washer and dryer are located in the unit for your convenience.

The interior décor was designed by a professional designer and reflects the 'Tommy Bahama' look....cool and comfortable. In addition to air conditioning, there are ceiling fans in both bedrooms. the living area, kitchen and lanai. You can enjoy the cool and refreshing Florida air on those nights between December and April when the air conditioning is not in use. TVs are located in both bedrooms as well as the living area. You can watch three different satellite channels at the same time. The large TV in the living area has a DVD/VCR player for your enjoyment.

We have a dedicated password controlled WiFi for your convenience and security. The password is provided in the rental contract.

The fishing and boat dock (you can dock your boat FREE!) is located just 50 feet from the side door of the screened in lanai. You can use the outdoor grill and tables to dine 'al fresco' watching the sunset and the boats passing by in the canal or fish to your hearts content. Fish cleaning stands are conveniently located on the dock. Boat trailer parking is available at The Bait Box on Perriwinkle Way. Telephone them for reservations at (239) 472 1618.

The screened in lanai with a comfortable chaise lounge is ideal for that afternoon siesta or a convenient place to entertain friends and guests at lunch around the glass topped table and chairs.

It is 150 steps to the heated pool and an additional 50 steps to the world renowned shelling beach of Sanibel Island. You can watch the dolphins play in the surf, bend over searching for sea shells...watch out for the 'Sanibel Stoop'...play in the surf, build castles in the sand, or lay back and enjoy the sunshine and warmth.

There are no high rise buildings to take away the ambiance of The Island. We take our responsibility to preserve the natural environment seriously as nearly two thirds of the Island is designated as a preserve. Don't miss the Ding Darling Natural Wildlife Refuge as it is remarkable. And don't miss the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum on Sanibel-Captiva Road, especially great for kids.

Sanibel's natural beaches provide habitat for a number of listed and endangered species including least terns, snowy plovers, gopher tortoises and sea turtles. In addition to being maintained in a natural state, Sanibel Island is noted for receiving the following recognitions:

BEST DESTINATION IN THE WORLD: FODOR'S TRAVEL #1

2010 Traveler's Choice Destination Awards - #6 Top 10 Beaches & Sun

CNN Travel - #1, Best Beaches for Shells

Travel & Leisure Magazine - Top Shelling Beach

Women's Health Magazine - Best Beachcombing

Florida Beaches Guide - Florida Best Beaches for Weddings

Sherman's Travel - #10. Top 10 Family Beaches

2008 Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Award - #10, Island Destination - North America

BIKES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR CHECKOUT ON SITE! The Association now has a variety of bicycles for rent, including child sizes.

Great restaurants abound on Sanibel and Captiva, the adjoining island. Try the Mucky Duck for sunset libations on Captiva and don't miss the Bubble Room....a kid's delight also on Captiva. For dining on Sanibel we recommend Grama Dots at the Marina......the mesquite grilled grouper is great. Trader's, The Jackaranda, The Timbers and the Sanibel Steakhouse are great for a more formal dining experience. The Island Cow and the Over Easy Cafe are great for less formal dining as is Cip's Place.


Keywords: Condominium, Dockside, Sanibel Island, Condos, Boat Dock, Beach, Shelling, Fishing, kayaking

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Sanibel Arms is a NO SMOKING property...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen sofa. Flexsteel construction for maximum comfort...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Has private entrance to guest bath....moreless

              • King size bed (1) In master bedroom, Queen size Bed (1) In guest bedroom, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen size, Flex-Steel Construction...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower, toilet

                Glass enclosed...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: shower, toilet

                Glass enclosed shower, ensuite entrance bedroom 2...moreless

              • Glass enclosed walk in shower in guest bath. Entrance from both the hall and the guest bedroom. Combination bath/shower in master bath...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                All new in 2006. Fully supplied with dinner ware, pots, pans, crock pot, waffle iron, electric skillet, knives, etc....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Britta water treatment caraff in fridge...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Right down to the garlic press!...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee press included...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Park your boat FREE at the dock behind the condo. Boat trailer parking available at the Bait Box on Perriwinkle Way, 239-472-1618...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Full size front load in Unit...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Full size front load in Unit...moreless

              • Parking:

                Dedicated parking space...moreless

              • Heating:

                Central Heat...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • We also include beach towels, beach chairs and a beach umbrella.

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Limited in the unit but a larger library is available in the club house....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Check the TV cabinet in the living room for board games and others....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) Satellite Receivers in living area and both bedrooms....moreless

                  • Television:

                    (3)...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Unlimited US long dstance with voice mail...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Password protected for your privacy...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Boat and Fishing Dock located just outside lanai. Has table for dining as well as gas grill....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Screened in with fan, glass top table w/chairs....moreless

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Family
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        Located on the canal with boat access to the Gulf of Mexico. Launch you kayak from the back door!...moreless

                      • Water View:

                        Canal and dock. Watch the boats cruising by........moreless

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Groceries
                      • Laundromat
                      • Medical Services
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                      • Surfing
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Cycling
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Shopping
                      • Boating
                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Zoo
                      • Museums
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shelling
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Photography
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low
                      May 17 - Dec 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $825 $3,300
                      Mid
                      Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,275
                      High
                      Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,720
                      Mid
                      Jan 3 - Jan 23, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,275
                      High
                      Jan 24 - Apr 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,720 $6,700
                      Mid
                      Apr 11 - May 1, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,225
                      Low
                      May 2 - Dec 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $825 $3,300
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      A contract is required and must be signed and returned upon requesting the reservation.

                      Deposit is 50% of the rental fee and is payable six months in advance of the rental period. The remainder plus tax is due thirty days prior to arrival. Checks only.


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                      Last updated: 06/20/2014
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                      Location

                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Regional Southwest (Ft Myers) Internt'l Airport
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 75
                      Sanibel Arms
                      Nearest Beach
                      Sanibel Island......you are there!
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      The Dunes
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sea Star Restaurant

                      Car: Recommended

                      Bring your kayak.......launch it off the dock and paddle your way through the extensive canal system. If brave enough, take it out into the bay and on to the Gulf of Mexico.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: My husband and I live on a farm in the 'Buckeye' state of Ohio. Ohio has been my home since birth. My husband Bob is a retired Air Force and commercial pilot who hails from all over the world. Bob and I, both widowed, met in Peru while traveling and have been married over nine years. Travel is a passion with us.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sanibel Arms:
                      After vacationing on Sanibel for more than 30 years, I chose to own a part of my most favorite place in the world. It is just steps to the Gulf of Mexico with facilities for docking a boat just outside your lanai, a bike trail within a few steps of the front door, a beautiful beach just across the street, a beautiful swimming pool......a perfect place to share with children and grandchildren. For me, the greatest attraction is a walk on the beach in the early morning watching the birds scramble after the sea life that washed ashore over night. I love lunch on the dock watching the fish jump with the changing of the tides and the boats silently passing by.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      The canal just outside the condo allows for boat access to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. And if you do not have a boat, rent a kayak and explore the canal system that winds its way through the east end of Sanibel. And don't miss the Ding Darling Nature Preseve......it is marvelous. Take an early morning walk and watch the sunrise while sipping your cup of coffee......sit on the beach with your favorite beverage and watch the sunset


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Mabel, this ain't New Jersey

                        Mabel, this ain't New Jersey

                      • This is what it's all about......we supply the umbrella and chairs

                        This is what it's all about......we supply the umbrella and chairs

                      • Cool and Soothing decor

                        Cool and Soothing decor

                      • The dining area.....with kitchen in background

                        The dining area.....with kitchen in background

                      • Guest bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed

                        Guest bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed

                      • Or perhaps lunch on the dock just outside your side door...watch the boats go by

                        Or perhaps lunch on the dock just outside your side door...watch the boats go by

                      • Who needs a "snowman"?  Build a "sandman" on the beach in March!

                        Who needs a "snowman"? Build a "sandman" on the beach in March!

                      • Bare backs on the beach....good friends enjoying Sanibel

                        Bare backs on the beach....good friends enjoying Sanibel

                      • One of the World's best shelling beaches

                        One of the World's best shelling beaches

                      • Our condo is on the near corner, ground floor

                        Our condo is on the near corner, ground floor

                      • A fullly equiped kitchen...right down to the garlic press!

                        A fullly equiped kitchen...right down to the garlic press!

                      • Master Bedroom...wall mounted flat screen TV is located on the opposite wall

                        Master Bedroom...wall mounted flat screen TV is located on the opposite wall

                      • Relax on the lanai after a tough day on the beach

                        Relax on the lanai after a tough day on the beach

                      • Relax by the Sanibel Arms pool

                        Relax by the Sanibel Arms pool

                      • The prestine Sanibel beach with Sanibel Arms in the background

                        The prestine Sanibel beach with Sanibel Arms in the background

                      • Strange beach creatures abound.

                        Strange beach creatures abound.

                      VRBO #143875

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Friday, June 27, 2014

                      $825 - $1,720 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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