Bright, Cozy Floribbean Condo! Mins to Sanibel!

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Last updated: 11/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Escape to Fabulous Floribbean Ambiance! Only 30 mins from the airport! 5 mins to Sanibel, Ft Myers beaches, and outlets! 15 mins to Hammond Stadium - Spring Training home of the Minnesota Twins! 25 mins to JetBlue Park at Fenway South - Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox! 35 mins to Charlotte Sports Park - Spring Training Home of the Tampa Bay Rays! And never more than a short drive to an amazing golf course--175 from Ft Myers to Naples! This BRIGHT, NEW 1376 Sq.Ft. 2ND FLOOR Condo is Fully Furnished in a Fun Seashell & Fish Décor – our home is perfect for your family getaway or romantic second honeymoon!!

Enjoy our ITALIAN TILE LIVING AREA with plush BEDROOM CARPETS, 9FT CEILINGS & 4 CEILING FANS. The BREAKFAST COUNTER, DINING ROOM, and WET BAR overlook the fully equipped and furnished KITCHEN--which includes a lg pantry, microwave, self-cleaning oven, garbage disposal, dishwasher, side-by-side refrigerator with ice-maker and filtered water. All ready for you to prepare a lovely 'Catch of the Day' meal, or a simple snack.

Enjoy relaxing family conversation in our LIVING ROOM, which features a cozy sofa, love-seat, and chair ensemble. Also, for your family entertainment, you can choose from a variety of options such as CABLE TV, VHS/DVD player, stereo AM/FM RADIO with CD/Cassette player, book/video library, trivia/board games, puzzles, chess set, and even a deck of cards! Sit back and view lush tropical scenery through TRIPLE GLASS SLIDERS, or open them up for a breath-taking wall of bright, airy sunshine! (Now close the RETRACTABLE FRONT DOOR SCREEN to enjoy a really refreshing crossbreeze!) Step out onto the SCREENED LANAI to our quaint and cozy BISTRO SETTING for 4--perfect for a breath of fresh air with your morning coffee or evening cocktails. Our WET BAR features all the essentials (cocktail shaker, blender, corkscrew and stemware) to prepare your favorite liquid libation or uncork that special wine!

The MASTER BEDROOM is furnished with a QUEEN Size Bed, reading nook w/ comfy couch and ottoman, cable TV, clock radio, and lg walk-in closet. The adjoining MASTER BATHROOM features a large single vanity with expansive mirror and LARGE WALK-IN SHOWER with SPA SEAT.

The 2nd BEDROOM has a TWIN TRUNDLE DAY BED (opens up to 2 Twins side-by-side = a KING Sleeping Area), cable TV, clock radio and LG CLOSET. (A Full size air mattress is also available). The GUEST BATHROOM has a fully stocked linen closet, shower/tub, hairdryer, and curling iron. LAUNDRY AREA includes W/D, IRON w/ BOARD (tabletop & floor type), and beach towels. A small supply of cleaning items, paper products, and liquid soap are also included. Both bedrooms have an assortment of lovely bed linens, thermal/Velux blankets, quilts, and plenty of pillows!

LOCAL PHONE SERVICE is provided, as well as 1 CAR GARAGE w/beach chairs, umbrellas, sand blanket, sand buggie, pool floats/noodles, beach toys, 2 coolers, and a small collection of fishing/crabbing/shelling gear. Enjoy an early morning or evening tour of the neighborhood on our 2 NEW 26'' CRUISER BICYCLES--BASKETS & LOCKS included! (Don't forget to bring your helmets).

When not relaxing at our nearby HEATED POOL or HOT TUB, you can enjoy access to our CLUBHOUSE w/ WIRELESS INTERNET, Lg screen CABLE TV, POOL TABLE, lounge, and FITNESS ROOM (Treadmill, Nautilus Weight Machine, Reclining Bike, Elliptical Stair-Stepper)--only a short walk out our front door!

Your Pina Colada awaits you at our COZY, FRIENDLY, and RELAXING GATED PARADISE COMMUNITY! We’re the condo you’ve looked for – Come to Us and ESCAPE!


Keywords: Condo, 2BR/2BA, Villa, Gated, Hot Tub, Heated Pool, Fitness Room, Near Beaches, Garage, 2nd Floor, WiFi


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1376 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No Renters Under 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1-Master: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2-Guest: 2 twin/ single

    (Daybed twin with trundle)...moreless

  • (Daybed Twin with trundle opens up to 2 side-by-side Twins to equal 1 King)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1-Master ensuite: toilet, shower

    Large Walk-in Shower with Spa seat....moreless

  • Bathroom 2-Guest: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • GARAGE, 2 NEW 26'' CRUISER BICYCLES with BASKETS & LOCKS, 4 CEILING FANS(2BR-DR-LR), 9 ft. ceilings, Tray ceiling in Master BR, FULL SIZE AIR MATTRESS, Kitchen & Bath & Bed LINENS (Towels,Sheet Sets, Thermal/Velux Blankets, Quilts, and Pillows), 2 CLOCK RADIOS, HAIRDRYER, Curling Iron, First-Aid Kit, Sewing Kit, small supply of cleaning items/paper products/liquid soap/trash liners, and assorted pantry items (coffee, filters, tea, sugar, seasonings, spices, oil, vinegar), ENTERTAINMENT COUPON BOOK...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    assorted trivia/board games, puzzles, aquatic chess set and playing cards...moreless

  • Television:

    3 (LR, Master BR, Guest BR)...moreless

  • Toys:

    Pool noodles, floats, sand scooper & bucket....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Variety of Family Films DVD/VHS...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • 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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining Room seats 4 (extra chairs from Lanai). Breakfast Counter seats 3....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the Unit...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    At clubhouse--treadmill, nautilus weight machine, reclining bike, elliptical stair stepper....moreless

  • Garage:

    1 Car...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    1 Assigned space in front of condo and free spaces available on complex....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free Local Calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In the Unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Access at Clubhouse...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    garbage disposal, toaster, coffee maker & grinder, blender, hand mixer, Citrus Juicer, Stick-Immersion Blender, Sandwich Griller, Waffle Maker, CorningWare, George Foreman Grill, Steamer pot, 20 qt. Stock pot...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Self cleaning ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    coffee, filters, tea, sugar, seasonings, spices, oil, vinegar, plus extras!...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    26'' Sanibel Cruiser Bikes with baskets and locks....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
14 night min stay

$675 $2,400
NOV 2016
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2016
30 night min stay

DEC 2016
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2016
30 night min stay

Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • cleaning fee $100
  • Tax Rate 11%



All paid reservation fees are NON-REFUNDABLE (excluding $500 Security/Damage Deposit). Guests are advised to obtain Trip Cancellation Protection Insurance prior to arrival --(especially important during hurricane season June to Nov).

Security/damage deposit of $500 is due upon your decision to book with us. Contract and paperwork will then be mailed. 50% due at booking, balance due 30 days before arrival date.

Personal checks accepted -- All funds in USD -- Sorry no credit cards at this time.

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Last updated: 11/07/2015
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Beaches, Marinas, National Parks (Lovers Key State Park), Lakes Regional Park, Nature Preserves (J.N.'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge & Six Mile Cypress Slough), Ecotours (Everglades Day Safari), GAEA Guides-Guided Kayak Nature Tours, Golf Courses, Miniature Golf, Bike & Walking Paths, Historic Landmarks (Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates), SunSplash Family Water Park, Malls (Edison & Bell Tower), Upscale Shopping & Premium Outlets (Tangers, Miramar, & Coconut Point), Consignment & Thrift Shops, Farmers Markets, Flea Markets, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center, CVS, Walgreens, Publix's Market, Super Target, Churches, Medical facilities, Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, Key West Express Water Taxi, Charter/Party Fishing Boats, The Big M Casino Cruise Boat, Lee County Public Transit (LeeTran Park & Ride), HAMMOND STADIUM (Spring Training Home of the Minnesota Twins), JETBLUE PARK at FENWAY SOUTH (Spring Training Home of the Boston Red Sox), CHARLOTTE SPORTS PARK (Spring Training Home of the Tampa Bay Rays-35 mins away in Port Charlotte).


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We're from NJ, and have been vacationing (quality family time!) in the Sanibel/Ft. Myers area for the past 25 years or so--we come here to ESCAPE! My husband's love of fishing/crabbing is what first 'lured' us to this area. (He's a retired Police Captain). I enjoy reading/relaxing under an umbrella on a quiet, soothing beach, or combing the surf for that elusive Junonia! (I'm a working RN).So it's no surprise that our daughter has grown up to catch a nice Snook or Tarpon (like her Dad), and to discover a LARGE LIVE Florida Horse Conch (NOT like her Mom)--oh yes, she threw it back!

Why the Owner Chose Mandolin Bay Villas:
We chose MBV mainly for it's central LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION to EVERYTHING! Mins from Sanibel/Captiva/Ft.Myers Beaches for fishing, shelling, relaxing. Great local dining, 'good eats', or sweet treats. Excellent Malls, Outlets and Consignment/Thrift Shops nearby. Small & friendly complex. Easy walk to CVS, Walgreens, Publix's Market, & Super Target. 175 Golf Courses from Ft Myers to Naples. 20 Mins to Cape Coral. 1 Naples. Easy access to Southwest Regional Intl. Airport-(RSW), Hwy-41 and I-75.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
MBV is only 72 Units--Small, Friendly, Quiet and Gated. We enjoy a great (never crowded) fitness room. Our pool/hot tub is THE place to meet and relax with new friends or reconnect with returning Snowbirds. The garage allows us an extra parking space for our SUV, bikes, and fishing/beach gear. A daily walk or bike ride encourages you to explore the locale, or just leisurely shop! Our eastern exposure screened lanai entices you to enjoy sunny morning coffee, or shady evening Pina Coladas--all with a relaxing tropical panorama! Just open the Triple Sliders to savor an amazing wall of fresh air and sunshine!

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  • View of Breakfast Counter and Kitchen into Dining Area

    View of Breakfast Counter and Kitchen into Dining Area

  • Living room with view to Lanai

    Living room with view to Lanai

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

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Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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