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Ocean Views, Putting Green, Huge Pool. Windswept North Captiva

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Lounge poolside with privacy- bordering acres of state wildlife preserves.

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Last updated: 04/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

North Captiva Island house description

A vacation at Windswept, on North Captiva, is the perfect place to reconnect with nature, your family, and your friends. Relax on the shady treetop tower, recline in the outdoor living room, bathe in the sun around the pool, and marvel at the stars drifting in a sea above the sea! Sleep in luxury, cook in the finest gourmet kitchen, and dine with sweeping views of a mystical palm tree forest! Search the beach, collect shells to your hearts’ content, catch fish for dinner from the surf, explore the sea islands the way they always were- like Sanibel before the cars & traffic- Just the Beach and the Sea!
Windswept offers luxurious accommodations, heated private pool, and a truly one-of-a-kind vacation retreat. From the first foot you step on to North Captiva Island’s dock, it is just like the very first step when you get off a roller coaster ride. The world just stops spinning! In today's hectic world, we all need a place like that in our lives.

Windswept is located AT the Preserve Beach and Walking Trail Access with just a short walk to the most beautiful, most serene, and Private beaches on North Captiva Island. Our home is custom designed and crafted, taking its inspiration from Old-Florida and Key West Style Inns. Four full bedrooms and a sleeping loft (fifth bedroom) are beautifully decorated with fine furnishings and sumptuous linens. Attention to details carries throughout this magical oasis by the sea. The broad sweeping and open-concept great room offers ample seating for larger groups. The 62' DLP TV in the living area is complete with DIRECTV, DVD, and Bose Surround sound Home Theater.

The Master Bedroom Suite offers a spectacular 'Tommy Bahama' King Size Bed with a desk and sitting area facing views of the Bay. The Master bath suite is complete with double shower heads and temperature controls in the awesome walk-in shower, as well as a jetted corner jacuzzi tub and dual sink vanity.

A second king size bedroom is located on the opposite side of the beach house adjacent to the Guest Bath Suite. Two guest bedrooms (1 Queen, 1 Full) are decorated with a subtle beachy flair. The upstairs loft bedroom offers a full size bed with twin trundle bed and is also home to a 32'LCD Flat screen TV and XBOX 360 game system... a great kids play area with games and toys.

Fun, Games, Watersports, Poolside Picnic, Grillin' and chillin', something for everyone! With one of the largest heated pools on the island, a spacious and private pool deck surrounded by preserve. The ground level of this amazing vacation home brings together the fun of the beach with a festive Boardwalk flair. Our 'mini-golf' putting greens offer a great diversion from all day at the beach! The treetop lookout tower is the perfect place for relaxing, resting, and gathering...

Never Mind the breathtaking SUNSETS! Climb to the top to gaze at the stars, make a wish on a shooting star...why WISH? It's already come true - you're at Windswept! -The vacation rental that collects the many perfect qualities of a vacation rental home on North Captiva. Elegant bedrooms, spacious living areas, decks with sweeping and expansive views. The privacy that is so prized and unique on this island cannot be compared to other locations... not even beach front locations.

Note: Until confirmed, rates and availability are subject to change without notice.
***12 Guest Maximum at the property... online rates may not reflect your exact occupancy, additional guests can be added for a weekly fee per guest. Restrictions may apply for max number of total guests over 16 years old. Cannot be rented as part of a multi-house group. Cannot be rented as part of a Wedding or Wedding Group. No Pets. No Smoking.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Windswept is home to North Captiva's ONLY mini golf course, one of the largest heated private pools on the island, and the awesome...'Crab Shack' kids loft/playroom (with xbox 360, TV, DVD...kids play kitchen, blocks, books, and more!) ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Windswept has a NO Pets Policy and we do not allow any pets or animals to reside at the house or on the Windswept Property at any time during the rental period. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Bedroom 5

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  • King size beds (2) Master Bedroom offers Tempurpedic memory foam mattress and 4 poster Tommy Bahama King Bed. Second King bedroom offers Serta extra plush pillow top mattress and 4 poster Vermont Tubbs King Bed., Queen size Beds (1) Charles P. Rogers Queen Bed with super lofty 'King's Down' Queen Size Mattress. , Double Beds (2) Full Size Bed in main level bedroom with Tempurpedic Brand Mattress. 
 
 Loft Full Size Pottery Barn Bed with Tempurpedic Brand Mattress. , Twin or Single Beds (3) 3 Twin size mattress beds/trundles in Loft. , Child Beds (1) Kids tofddler bed - with rails, Baby Cribs (4) 4 Pack-n-play portable cribs. **Please fold and store after use. 
 Optional: Very large Master walk-in closet can be used as a nursery room when pack-n-play crib is set up inside....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Mini Golf Putting Green, 3 story lookout tower

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) 62' TV in great room with Bose Home Theater,DVD,& DIRECTV. 20' LCD flat screen TV in Master Suite with DVD, DIRECTV. 32' LCD flat screen TV in Loft with DVD, DIRECTV, XBOX360....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    20' TV in Full size Bedroom with DVD ONLY....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    XBOX 360 and games...moreless

  • Video Games:

    (4) XBOX 360 ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    (2) Many DVD's and Blu Ray DVDs in collection, classic movies and new titles. ...moreless

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Unobstructed Gulf and preserve Views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC and Heat, with one central temperature control. ...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Wi-fi available at Windswept. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2) 2 front loading clothes dryers....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Long distance phone use within US is included. International calls must use phone calling card. ...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bath towels & Beach/Pool Towels Provided...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local and long distance included. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    (2) 2 front loading high efficiency washers. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-fi available at Windswept. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully outfitted gourmet kitchen!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch super quiet dishwasher....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    All Stainless Steel Appliances, 48' built-in fridge, super-quiet dishwasher, double ovens, microwave, toaster oven, espresso machine, mixer, wine glasses, etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Counter top microwave....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Built in Kitchen Aid 48 inch fridge/ freezer. No ice maker. ...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    360 degree balcony circles entire home with views of entire island, Gulf, preserve, and bay. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (4) Pool Deck, shady covered dining deck poolside, three levels of decks on lookout tower. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    NCIC club offers 2 pools, tennis, club, pool bar, dining, store, and docks. Dockage not included in rental....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    One of the largest private heated pools on the island!...moreless

  • Sauna:

    At NCIC club, not on Windswept property. ...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    (2) Corner jetted jacuzzi tub in master suite, double walk-in shower with dual temperature controls. Deep jetted jacuzzi tub in guest bath...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,950

Changeover Day: Saturday

Very Off Season 2015
Sep 5 - Oct 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,950

Changeover Day: Saturday

THANKSGIVING 2015
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,500
PRE-SEASON 2016
Jan 3 - Feb 20, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,950

Changeover Day: Saturday

SEASON 2016
Feb 21 - Apr 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,950
SUMMER 2016
Apr 10 - Aug 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,950

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $375
  • Tax Rate 11%

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Location

Walking and jogging trails in Preserve lead to miles of beaches. Windswept located right at beginning of the trails. 2 jogger style strollers, perfect for beaches, are included for your use during the rental vacation.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Mark & I have lived full-time on this island for 8 years and started out renting vacation homes for vacations here too. North Captiva was the first place we ever rented a whole vacation home; we had always stuck to hotels, cheaper apartment hotels, and condos to rent for vacations. We did vacation in Florida a lot, though. Massachusettes and New Hampshire are really cold in the winter. For our first rental on the island.. we stayed ... just the 2 of us, close to the beach. Well no matter the house, renting a whole home was just perfect. We grilled every meal even breakfast on a screen porch by the sea. (Fresh Wild Mango Quesadillas of course!) Our Vacation Property, Windswept, is proudly; Owned, Booked, Maintained, and Managed by US the OWNERS. We take pride in our properties. We strive to take superior care of our property and provide you with the BEST BEACH Vacation Rentals EVER! Kind regards, Wendy & Mark Muller Owners of Windswept North Captiva 'just sending you a reminder of how thankful we are for the exceptional service you provided to ensure we had the vacation of a lifetime. - Shelli Harrigan 2009'

Why the Owner Chose North Captiva Island:
Loved it from the get go... buying all of our supplies and heading to the beach for a long weekend. Renting a whole house was something we would always try to do from then on. We had it down to a science though... since we would fly in to Orlando or Ft Lauderdale and drive around a bit on our way here, we always had 3 or 4 soft sided coolers (made of fabric) folded them up and packed them inside 1 cooler bag with masks and snorkles and deflated air mattresses. This cooler bag- we checked it. At Publix we just unpacked the coolers and stuffed them with grocery supplies. Vacations on North Captiva require less stuff then mainland vacations. You wear your swimsuits most of the time, flip flops are best instead of shoes :) and every home has laundry- so you could wear 2 or 3 outfits the whole time and just wash 'em. Now that is freedom... that is relaxation. Just stretching yourself out on the sand.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We know you will have a great vacation here. When explaining a vacation at Windswept on North Captiva... we always try to imagine what it would be like to be discovering this island for the treasure that it really is for the first time again. Mostly we just think of how many beautiful and unique things are collected into one gorgeous spot.. not well known... undiscovered if you will, and that may be what makes it so beautiful. The best reasons to enjoy a vacation at Windswept are definitely the location, the house, the privacy, and the heated pool. Few others will ever see North Captiva from your vantage at Windswept, with the sun rising at one side of the property till the sun sets at the other. Windswept is on the private island directly to the North of the islands of Sanibel and Captiva. As most would say, we are like Sanibel and Captiva islands were 50 years ago, before the bridges. 'Cut-off' to some degree, but this makes the island all the more special. Plenty to do here with fishing, beach combing, shelling, boat rentals, etc., but what is also just as alluring is what is NOT available.


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  • Lounge poolside with privacy-  bordering acres of state wildlife preserves.

    Lounge poolside with privacy- bordering acres of state wildlife preserves.

  • Gorgeous SUNSET VIEWS right from the treetop tower!

    Gorgeous SUNSET VIEWS right from the treetop tower!

  • Granite Dining/Breakfast Bar seats 5.

    Granite Dining/Breakfast Bar seats 5.

  • Master Suite features King Bed, private shower and Jacuzzi, TV/DVD/ Ipod dock

    Master Suite features King Bed, private shower and Jacuzzi, TV/DVD/ Ipod dock

  • King Bedroom offers toddler bed and walk in closet.  Ipod dock, fan.

    King Bedroom offers toddler bed and walk in closet. Ipod dock, fan.

  • Full Bed, 3 Twins, XBOX, TV/DVD/DirecTV,  Ipod dock, Kids toys and Books

    Full Bed, 3 Twins, XBOX, TV/DVD/DirecTV, Ipod dock, Kids toys and Books

  • The beach at our Panama Shell Beach access.

    The beach at our Panama Shell Beach access.

  • Outdoor living room with views of ocean and preserve, 3 level lookout tower.

    Outdoor living room with views of ocean and preserve, 3 level lookout tower.

  • Windswept's tower for Sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico!

    Windswept's tower for Sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico!

  • Tee Time? The Windswept mini putting green is so much fun!

    Tee Time? The Windswept mini putting green is so much fun!

  • Windswept North Captiva Island Unique 5 bedroom home with heated pool.

    Windswept North Captiva Island Unique 5 bedroom home with heated pool.

  • One of the largest private heated pools on the island!

    One of the largest private heated pools on the island!

  • Spacious Great Room with dining area, dining bar, 62" TV, sectional sofa.

    Spacious Great Room with dining area, dining bar, 62" TV, sectional sofa.

  • Complete Entertainment and Luxury! Blu-Ray, DirecTV, 1080p HDTV, and movies!

    Complete Entertainment and Luxury! Blu-Ray, DirecTV, 1080p HDTV, and movies!

  • Gourmet kitchen with all the kitchen gear the best cooks could need.

    Gourmet kitchen with all the kitchen gear the best cooks could need.

  • Full Bedroom offers Tempurpedic mattress, TV with DVD, CD/Radio/I-pod Dock

    Full Bedroom offers Tempurpedic mattress, TV with DVD, CD/Radio/I-pod Dock

  • Queen Bedroom, Thick comfy mattress, closet, books, board games. Ipod dock.

    Queen Bedroom, Thick comfy mattress, closet, books, board games. Ipod dock.

  • Sandy trail to miles of beaches starts right outside Windswept's front door.

    Sandy trail to miles of beaches starts right outside Windswept's front door.

  • Poolside Dining, Stainless Steel Gas Grill, Charcoal Grill, 34' heated pool

    Poolside Dining, Stainless Steel Gas Grill, Charcoal Grill, 34' heated pool

  • Second level lookout tower - double chaise.

    Second level lookout tower - double chaise.

  • Incredible Bay views from Windswept!

    Incredible Bay views from Windswept!

  • Windswept borders preserve and sandy walking trails lead to amazing beaches.

    Windswept borders preserve and sandy walking trails lead to amazing beaches.

  • One-of-a-kind location, surrounded by views of nature and privacy.

    One-of-a-kind location, surrounded by views of nature and privacy.

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Member since: 2009
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  • Calendar last updated: 04/06/2015
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