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Classic Style Florida Beach Cottage - Steps from the Gulf

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:28-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes cottage description

Located at the east end of the island, this beach bungalow is nestled at the end of a quiet sand and shell lane a few steps from the Gulf. The cottage features its own private pool and screened lanai.

Three bedrooms (king size bed in the master bedroom, twin beds in the second bedroom and queen size bed in third bedroom). Sitting room with TV off the master bedroom. The garden is landscaped with a variety of native Gulf Coast flora.

Sanibel Island offers world class shelling and a small town family atmosphere. There are nature hikes and bike trails, as well as fishing and boating. The J. N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge is known for its abundant bird life.

The Gulf is at the end of the lane a few yards away with no streets for children to cross. Dining and a market area are less than 2 minutes' walk away. The cottage is also near the marina, lighthouse, and fishing pier.

Sanibel statute requires leases of our home to be for at least 28 days. This is to prevent homes in the neighborhood from becoming essentially boarding houses. As a result, you will enjoy a warm community atmosphere during your stay.

Keywords: Classic Florida Beach Cottage, Bungalow, Old Florida, Charming, Cute

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Pets Considered:

                Depending on size and only by agreement. Guide dogs and helper dogs are welcome....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dining
              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Parking Off Street:

                Additional parking on shell gravel road...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Carport and additional parking space...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Bicycles are not included because continuous maintenance cannot be assured and this would present a safety risk. However, there are two large bicycle rental firms very nearby that are inexpensive and will deliver and pick up bicycles at the cottage....moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player
                  • Television
                  • Books
                  • VCR


                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Heated Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill


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

                  Location & View


                      • Restaurants
                      • Hospital
                      • Medical Services
                      • Hiking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Swimming
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Zoo
                      • Live Theater
                      • Cinemas
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Synagogues
                      • Museums
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Walking
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Jet Skiing


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      28 night min stay


                      Discounts: 30 nights or more: $167 Nightly; 31 nights or more: $161 Nightly

                      Dec 1 - Dec 31
                      31 night min stay

                      Jan 1 - Jan 31
                      31 night min stay

                      Feb 1 - Feb 28
                      28 night min stay

                      Mar 1 - Mar 31
                      31 night min stay

                      Apr 1 - Apr 30
                      30 night min stay

                      May 1 - May 31
                      31 night min stay

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

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Additional Fees and Taxes:

                      11% State and Local Taxes apply in addition (Florida Dept. of Revenue Certificate of Registration No. 46-8015048560-7)


                      Rates are subject to change for any reason until confirmed by a lease agreement.

                      A deposit of 50% is required to reserve days and balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. A refundable $500 security deposit is also required.

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                      Last updated: 08/28/2014
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                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      RSW Regional Soutwest Florida Airport / Fort Myers
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Sanibel East End

                      Car: Recommended


                      Owner info

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                      Many people familiar with the area cherish these increasingly rare bungalows. We are not trying to run a business, but are rather looking to find people who love Sanibel and the cottage as much as we, and particularly those who like to come back year after year.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      A home away from home for guests of our cottage.

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                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • The Cottage

                        The Cottage

                      • Kitchen and Counter

                        Kitchen and Counter

                      • Front Porch

                        Front Porch

                      • Dinner on the patio

                        Dinner on the patio

                      • Sun Deck

                        Sun Deck

                      • Front Guest Bedroom

                        Front Guest Bedroom

                      • Aerial Photo - You are 150 Yards from the Beach

                        Aerial Photo - You are 150 Yards from the Beach

                      • Drawing Room

                        Drawing Room

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Study / Sitting Room

                        Study / Sitting Room

                      • Pool Deck

                        Pool Deck

                      • Front Garden

                        Front Garden

                      • Guest Room off Pool

                        Guest Room off Pool

                      VRBO #254360

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

                      $5,000 - $8,500 per month (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 08/28/14
                      Minimum stay: 28-31 nights
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                      Classic Style Florida Beach Cottage - Steps from the Gulf

                      Private Homes #254360

                      3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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