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Fantastic Family Upgraded Condo/Beachview with Pools / Feb 2014

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Last updated: 04/29/2013

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Sundial condo description

The Master bed room has a jack and jill sink outside the main bath with a commode and tub/shower. It has a separate walk out onto the lanai. Two adults are very comfortable in there. I would not consider this bath handicap accessible.

Unfortunately, we can no longer claim dog-friendly status. However, therapy, assist and certified companion dogs are exempt from this rule and are welcome. You should check with your vet before bringing the dog to Sanibel or any similar area - it is not typically comfortable for dogs and ticks, fleas, insecticide and even small aligators are potential threats to dogs/cats.

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The other bedroom has a full bed and a pullout bed. This room supposedly sleeps 4, but 4 adults in that room is very tight and not recommended. However, this is great for a family. Two adults and 2 kids would be fine in that room. There is no crib, but there is a device you can place between the mattresses and keep a small child in the bed. If you need an actual crib, let us know when call and will probably be able to get one with enough notice. This bathroom has a sink, commode, and tub/shower. You can turn a wheelchair in this bath.

The main area is a combined kitchen living dining area with a new flatscreen TVs/cable/DVD/VCR and is very open with two sides open glass looking out over the pool and the ocean. There are two couches and a recliner chair. You can head down the stairs, or elevator to the ground level parking lot and walk about 20 yards to one of the smaller the pools (see pic) then another 20 yards to the beach. Kitchen has electric range, microwave, coffeepot, toaster, toaster oven, blender, silverware, pots/pans and a good Paula Dean cutlery set.

The loaner closet is to the right as soon as you walk in. It is stocked with just about everything you would need for a day down at the beach, including light fishing tackle, chairs,umbrellas etc. Please rinse everything with fresh water at the showers just off the beach as you come back though the pool area. There are two different type of towels stocked in the unit. Colored ones for the beach and plain white for inside the condo.

There are two really good gas grills (Weber) just down in the parking lot area. I have never had to wait to use them. Anything you catch, or buy can be grilled down there. The general store Jerry's has excellent cuts of meats, chicken and local fish as well as pre-made skewers of just about anything. Stone crabs are seasonal.

The night is very quiet. The whole place seems to go to sleep around 10 pm. You will see people with flashlight on the beach after dusk. They are “shelling”. You should grab a flashlight, a shell net form the loaner closet and join them. Sanibel is the “shelling capital of the world'. Additionally, a whole other world of creatures come out at night and swim in the tide pools.

There is just one rule – do not take live shells. Anything with a live clam, shrimp, or crab in it must be handled briefly and returned gently. The Florida Fish & Wildlife will periodically check and they have no sense of humor about protecting live shells, beyond that- take a bag home.

If you use a wheelchair, the elevator works just fine, the doors are at least 31 inches, the hallway, kitchen, and baths are tile. You may find a manual chair hard to push on the deep shag carpet. You can reach the beach on all paved surfaces but you will need to go through the pool area to reach the beach, then 30 yards to the water (depending on tide) great restaurants on the island.

Keywords: Modern, Upgraded, Tommy Bahama Decor, Full Kitchen, beach activities, beach fishing, family friendly- very safe, the best 'shelling' in the world within 25 yards. Walk around lanai with view of beach over the pool. Lots of Bike trails

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • Elevator : combined kitchen living/TV room

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            We do not claim to be a wheelchair adapted unit. But if you are in a wheelchair, you should be able to get around. the second bedroom has the bigger bathroom, but you will need to get over carpeting in either bedroom. there is concrete from the unit to the elevators, and all out to the edge of the sand, all the pools and main spa/restaurant. the grills and a grill area have about 20 feet of crushed stone/shells around them, but it's hard packed and you would not need to go over the grass. grill height is standard - see pics...moreless

          • Senior Adults Only Community:

            this is not really a senior community. many retirees are on the island and the island and Sanibel are Family friendly. seniors are usually quite comfortable here, but there are always kids around...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years of age. there is no wild crazy nightlife, but that can be found in Fort Myers Beach...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            people have been known to smoke outside on the patio/lanai. there is an ashtray out there...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Sanibel Island in general is very family friendly and this property is Kid-Friendly...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2


          • master bedroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Jack/Jill sinks right outside the BR with commodeTubShower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            sink inside this bathroom, located off 2nd bedroom/private...moreless

          • Both bathrooms are located inside the main doors of the bedrooms. So there is privacy if there were 2 couples. Master Bedroom has the 2 sinks outside of the room that has the commode and tub/shower and there is a separate door on this commode room - this commode might be tough for anyone with physical disabilities or wheelchair. The SECOND bathroom off the second bedroom is bigger and this would be better for someone in a wheelchair. This bathroom is also off the bedroom and has one sink, one commode and a tub/shower....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            electric range, dishwasher, cutlery set (good one), coffeepot, blender, toaster, toaster oven, microwave, electric can-opener. silverware, dishes, pots, pans. we have done Thanksgiving Dinner here...moreless

          • Dining:

            there are NO high chair(s) in the unit, but can be arranged like a crib, playpen, the more lead time you give us the better. we can get just about anything by special arrangement/fees may apply...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Basic panty items - salt/pepper, spices, olive oil, are commonly left and stocked. the maid does NOT dispose of these between renters. Owner makes no claim of availability of pantry items....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            mostly new 2013, full equipped pots and pans, these are inventoried between each renter...moreless

          • Microwave:

            above stove, needs date and time reset before it runs if power goes out...moreless


          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            at the main building - no trouble getting rental bikes, kayaks, noodles etc. This unit has two bikes and Kayak in the outer storage room. they are inventoried between each guest ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            coin operated - quarters, on every floor. about 100 feet to your left when leaving the unit. can do extra-dry for extra-quarter. Main building always has change...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            coin operated on the same floor - about 100 feet to your left when leaving teh uint. quarters (US currency) change available at the main office...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            you control your own AC. panel is in main hallway. the unit is all one zone, so all rooms are the same...moreless

          • Parking:

            parking usually within one or two spaces of stairwell or elevator. Handicap spots are noted...moreless

          • Heating:

            combine AC/Heating unit controlled by panel in main hallway. You will not need the heat...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            weekly maid service. daily maid can be arranged at additional cost....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            parking lots are patrolled. there is no need for street parking...moreless

          • Living Room:

            combined kitchen living dinning area. best WiFi reception here...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            beach and bathroom towels...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • There is a main pool with waterslides and a mini-waterpark associated with the condo within walking distance. Currently, there is no extra charge for that facility. Floats(noodles) a bogey board, Basketball/soccerball, beach chairs, shelling nets, umbrella, cooler, sand toys, shelling nets, 2 fishing poles/net and some light tackle (get your bait live locally) are in a loaner closet when you walk in on your right. anything else is rentable. A general store 'Jerry's' has everything you'll need. Unit has a fully loaded kitchen with blender, cutlery, and coffee pot. The Property Management group has a no pet policy, but as the owner I do not mind small non-shedding dogs if they are certified pet companions (we can help you get this registration) - cleaning fees will apply. There is a carpet shampoo machine in the closet off the main bedroom. there is a new on-island company doing some concierge work - they can do shopping and anything else you need. we can get cribs/playpens etc...moreless


              • Video Games:

                none at this time, but the TV's can hook up to any game system you choose to bring. main building has a gameroom...moreless

              • Game Room:

                in the main building, video games, ping pong/billiards, Foosball - all newly renovated...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                in main living room and masterbedrooms second bedroom has DVD only...moreless

              • Video Library:

                there are a few family-friendly videos in the unit...moreless

              • Toys:

                basic beach toys, pails, shovels, shell nets...moreless

              • Books:

                several on the shelves. family friendly...moreless

              • Television:

                flatscreen TV, new 2014 , in main room....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                in main room and back bedrooms...moreless

              • Pool Table:

                in main building...moreless

              • VCR
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Foosball


              • Telephone:

                external line for 911 only. If staying longer than 10 days we can hook up the phone in your name. cell phone reception is generally excellent, but no guarantee is made of cell coverage...moreless

              • Internet:

                WiFI. maintained by Sanibel Condo assoc. fairly reliable but far from perfect...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi 'Sundial' is available. Managed by Sundial Condo association. ...moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                at main building, usually very quiet and private in the evening. there may be a fee but we have never been asked and no one has ever attempted to collect a fee for this area no lifeguard...moreless

              • Communal Pool:

                with slide , 25 yards no lifeguard. it is possible that a fee may apply for the main pool/hot tub area at some point...moreless

              • Sauna:

                the main building is putting in a sauna, owner makes no guarantee of sauna...moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                One of the best features of the unit. This is and end unit and the walk-around lanai is 180 degrees of the unit providing beach, pool and courtyard views with three lanai entrances...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                one person Kayak in closet. Has one paddle and one life jacket. You will be responsible to get it up and down the steps. It does NOT fit in elevator - believe me I tried. ...moreless

              • Boat:

                Several Marina's nearby. 'Jensen's' and another marina off to the right just before you cross the causeway onto the island, make the right before the toolbooth...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                2 bikes in the outer closet associated with this unit. extra tubes and patch kit, with air-pump. no locks. they are inventoried between each renter...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                fantastic Weber grills outside on ground level. owner often uses these as the only cooking apparatus. never had to wait...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                between buildings, condo association tends to be less than excited about soccer and footballs, but Frisbee tolerant...moreless

              • Tennis:

                several courts on-site within 100 feet of building. no rackets with unit. tennis balls for sale at main building...moreless

              • Golf:

                there is a golf course on the island within 2 miles. this whole area has several courses...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                rentable all over the island and along the causeway...moreless

              • Balcony:

                walk around lanai on the unit. Screened in...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                walk-around screened in lanai...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                it does not snow here...moreless

              • Beach Chairs:



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

              Location & View

              • Oceanfront:

                we call it 'Ocean View' There is the pool between you and the beach. You can walk through the pool or across the grass to the beach entrance and step onto the sand near the sand shower. 'BeachView' is a more accurate term. See the Lanai picture ...moreless

              • Beach View


              • Museums
              • Jet Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Basketball Court
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hiking
              • Water Skiing
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Theme Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Recreation Center
              • Walking
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Massage Therapist
              • Mountain Biking


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              Saturday to Saturday, in season, 2500-3500  (7 nights)
              off-season 1500 to 2300 (7 nights)
              Holiday weeks $3800-4000
              taxes, maid service, not included in above listing
              %500.oo security deposit, separate $500 pet deposit
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              Car: Recommended

              Many of the above water activities are found throughout the island and off the causeway coming into Sanibel. The whole island is very Bike Friendly. Within a few miles of the Shell Museum and the Ding Darling wildlife refuge center. Both and incredible tours.

              The waves on Sanibel are not huge, but the intercoastal waterway has plenty of space for jet ski and any type of water activity you can imagine. rentals are not hard to find. Jensen's marina can rent a small power boat that takes you to an island called Cabbage Key. You want 'live bait' if you fish, almost any boat rental 'Jensens' or any store has live bait. You dock the boat walk the trail and get a 'cheeseburger in paradise' on the island. Then ride back and fish all along the way. Any fishing in Florida now requires a salt-water lic. 'The Bait Box' will be on your left coming into the island - get your bait and lic here. The island connects to Captiva Island


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About the owner: Native of Pennsylvania and Ohio, I enjoy helping families and people explore areas they have not been. Having grown up with real-estate and development in my blood this was a natural transition. Sanibel Island was the perfect place to find and share with family, friends and as a rental.

              Why the Owner Chose Sundial:
              Sanibel Island is a sensible, affordable safe place as either a vacation site or an endpoint destination. As of 2013 the entire resort is open to everyone, including the main pool and Spa now open/2014 With a portion of the Island being protected state park/wildlife refuge 'Ding Darling' it is going to be clean and safe for the foreseeable future. There is really no limit to the activities available. Sundial Resort has undergone a massive facelift and management change and has encompassed the larger pools and the return of 'Windows on the Water' is basically 5-star dining

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              You really don't have to go anywhere after you get here. There's plenty to do at this site, including a day spa. On-site tennis, basket ball courts, a pool within feet and a big Olympic size pool with waterpark features less than 1/2 a block through the parking lot, golf nearby, boat rentals, grocery, on-site gas grills. If you really feel adventurous, Fort Myers has a daily water shuttle to historic Key West, or rent a boat and head to Cabbage Key. Drive, walk or get a tour through the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Hit the shell museum, movie theater and playhouse on rainy afternoons. If really adventurous Consider the Key West Dry Tortugas ferry. Outside storage has two mountain bikes, with locks and a sea kayak.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, French/Spanish/Russian pre-arranged calls



              • Kitchen


              • TV has been updated to a flat screen 2013 and surround sound

                TV has been updated to a flat screen 2013 and surround sound

              • master bedrooom, walk out onto Lanai, private bath. Flatscreen

                master bedrooom, walk out onto Lanai, private bath. Flatscreen

              • ftis in elevator. great when hauling a bunch of stuff to the beach

                ftis in elevator. great when hauling a bunch of stuff to the beach

              • baby wall, kept in second bedroom under foldout bed

                baby wall, kept in second bedroom under foldout bed

              • end of Sanibel near the fishing pier and casueway.  all public walking trails

                end of Sanibel near the fishing pier and casueway. all public walking trails

              • Lanai looking out over the pool and Gulf.  Great Place for Morning Coffee

                Lanai looking out over the pool and Gulf. Great Place for Morning Coffee

              • Second bedroom, separate Full Bath connected.  TV DVD/

                Second bedroom, separate Full Bath connected. TV DVD/

              • available, kept in closet of master bedroom

                available, kept in closet of master bedroom

              • owner tends to keep basic cooking essentials to make it easier for families to cook the basics.  NO GUARANTEE implied

                owner tends to keep basic cooking essentials to make it easier for families to cook the basics. NO GUARANTEE implied

              • Sanibel Island/Fort Myers from the air.  condo is just left of picture

                Sanibel Island/Fort Myers from the air. condo is just left of picture

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              2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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