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'Peek-a-View' of Gulf from Our Lanai

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sandpebble condo description

A five-minute stroll takes you to Sanibel's famous shelling beach, just across the street from our condo unit. Recently completely redecorated in ''Sanibel style,'' the unit is beautifully appointed with original art, tile floors, high-end furnishings, and a completely renovated master kitchen with 'high end' appliances. The Sandpebble complex is quiet, intimate, and non-commercial -- just 23 units, most of which are owner occupied. The garden-like grounds run along the Sanibel river, with deck and eating/barbeque areas overlooking the Beachview golf course, across the water. The pleasant pool area has ample lounge chairs and tables. There is a tennis court on the property as well. We have an on-island rental agent who can address any questions or problems with a local phone call.

The unit is on the top (4th) floor, with the best view and no noises from units above. Our newly appointed lanai is newly tiled and has comfortable chairs for relaxation and an attractive dining area.

While we aren't directly on the beach, there is a ''peek-a-view'' of the Gulf of Mexico (see listing photo) through the palm trees across the street. From the other side of the condo, you'll see the bird and animal life along the river (including resident alligators!) and the golfers moving down the fairway. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the utensils a guest might need to whip up anything from microwave popcorn to a gourmet meal. The spacious living room has flat screen TV with DVD, stereo with MP3 connection, WiFi (and a wired high-speed internet connection), and a small library of cookbooks and books on local activities and the flora and fauna of Sanibel. There are television sets in both bedrooms.

Sandpebble is centrally located on Sanibel's network of bike paths -- a short ride to the shops along Periwinke Way, a longer peddle to the wildlife at Ding Darling National Wildlife Center, or the new Sanibel Recreation Center, with its Olympic swimming pool, gym and weight rooms, lighted tennis courts, and childrens' water play area. Whether it's the beaches, parks and wildlife, shopping, or great dining alternatives, you'll find everything Sanibel has to offer close at hand.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 4

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Under 25s must be accompanied by parents...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Water View: limited Gulf view from east (lanai) side, view of Sanibel River and golf course from west side of unit. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: Under 25s must be accompanied by parents; tennis court and heated swimming pool in condo complex; screened lanai looking toward Gulf of Mexico with limited view of Gulf; Elevator; 32-inchHD flat screen in living room; TV with VCR in master bedroom; standard TV in guest bedroom. No music library, but there is a cable to plug your MP3/ipod player into the stereo system. Newly remodeled kitchen after June 8, with all new cupboards, granite counters, stainless appliances, etc....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                No music library, but there is a cable to plug your MP3/ipod player into the stereo system...moreless

              • Toys:

                beach toys, beach towels, umbrella...moreless

              • Books:

                library of books on Florida attractions, wildlife (especially birds) and regional cookbooks...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) 32-inchHD flat screen in living room; TV with VCR in master bedroom; standard TV in guest bedroom....moreless

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Beachcombing

              local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Location Type

                  • Golf Course View
                  • Water View

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access:

                        free broadband internet and wifi....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Telephone:

                        plus good cell phone coverage all over Sanibel Island...moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        central air...moreless

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Washing Machine:

                        (4) in complex...moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Elevator
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        in complex...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher:

                        Bosch...moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Stove
                      • Kitchen:

                        Newly remodeled kitchen with all new cupboards, granite counters, stainless appliances, etc....moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        deck and patios along river...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Balcony
                      • Bicycles:

                        can easily be rented locally...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        screened lanai off of living room looking toward Gulf of Mexico with limited view of Gulf...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      low season
                      Apr 12 - Dec 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $795 $2,544
                      mid-season
                      Dec 20 - Jan 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,100 $3,520
                      february
                      Jan 31 - Feb 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,300 $4,160
                      high season
                      Feb 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,550 $4,960
                      low season
                      Apr 11 - Dec 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $795 $2,544
                      * 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:

                      20% discount for rentals of four weeks or more.

                      No additional fees except FL sales tax (11%) and refundable security deposit.

                      NOTE: Minimum one-week rental, Saturday-Saturday except by special request;

                      VI,MC accepted

                      Security deposit (10% of rental or $200, whichever is more) due at time of reservation; balance one month before.

                      Rentals handled by our on-island rental agent, which accepts Visa and Mastercard.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/30/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: Tom and Carolyn Church are innkeepers during the summer and fall, at Coveside Bed & Breakfast on another beautiful island -- Georgetown Island, on the coast of Maine. Tom is a retired college teacher (political science at the State University of New York in Albany). Carolyn was a travel agent and pastry chef. As innkeepers and frequent travelers (during our off-season), we have a good idea what vacation guests are looking for in a rental property, and have tried to provide this in our Sanibel condo.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sandpebble:
                      Sanibel Island is unique and very special. More than 60 percent of the island is in conservation land that will never be developed. Most of the island roads pass through unspoilt island ecosystems. Development on the island is concentrated along the beaches (though with ample beach access all along the coast); no structures are more than four stories high and the condominium complexes are tasteful, most with substantial green space. Thus, much of the overdevelopment common to the Florida coast has been avoided by careful planning. We were looking for a property on Sanibel that could be upgraded to a high standard (which we have done over the past several years), that was close to the beach, but that wasn't in a busy, 'resort-style' property. Most of the units at Sandpebble are occupied by owners for the winter season, and the complex is quiet and friendly.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: french, english

                       

                      Photos

                      • 'Peek-a-View' of Gulf from Our Lanai

                        'Peek-a-View' of Gulf from Our Lanai

                      • Living Room Toward Kitchen

                        Living Room Toward Kitchen

                      • Living Room and Lanai

                        Living Room and Lanai

                      • Dining Room

                        Dining Room

                      • Guest Bedroom

                        Guest Bedroom

                      • Lanai Dining Table

                        Lanai Dining Table

                      • Sandpebble Swimming Pool

                        Sandpebble Swimming Pool

                      • walk to Sanibel beach, across from our condo

                        walk to Sanibel beach, across from our condo

                      • Sandpebble Condominium

                        Sandpebble Condominium

                      • Living Room and Entertainment Center

                        Living Room and Entertainment Center

                      • New granite and stainless kitchen

                        New granite and stainless kitchen

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • New Master Bath

                        New Master Bath

                      • The Spot for Sipping on the Lanai

                        The Spot for Sipping on the Lanai

                      • Garden Walk

                        Garden Walk

                      • Sanibel River & Beachview Golf Course from Condo

                        Sanibel River & Beachview Golf Course from Condo

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                      $795 - $1,550 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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