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Direct Beachfront - Hear the Waves from Bed

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

White Sands condo description

White Sands is a peaceful, small condomium of 14 units located on West Gulf Drive just east of Tarpon Bay Road. All units face directly south, looking out over the pool and beach to the Gulf of Mexico with distant views to the southeast of Estero Island, Bonita, and Naples. Unit 22 is on the second of three occupied levels with elevator access or just up two flights of stairs. The lanai extends across the front of the unit with sliders that fully open to the master bedroom and living room. Depending on the season, air-conditioning becomes unnecessary with the unit opened up to the onshore breeze and cross ventillation through the condo aided by paddle fans in every room.
It is an easy walk or bike ride to the Bailey's General Store/Island Cinema/shops and restaurants, and only a little further to the post office, public library, Big Arts center, Historical Museum, and the Pine Ridge shops. The Tarpon Bay nature facility, Bailey Shell Museum, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, and the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge are also just a short bike ride away.
Although you will want to spend most of your time outside, the condo also provides cable TV in every room with an assortment of DVD/VCR's, an AM/FM/CD stereo in the living room, and internet access with WiFi.

Keywords: Beachfront, small complex, steps from beach

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Any guest under 21 must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility:

                Elevator to this second floor unit....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Air Conditioning


              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Television
              • Books
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Communal Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront


                  • Cinemas
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Groceries
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Shelling
                  • Playground
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Tennis


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                  White Sands 22 is available only by weekly rental, check-in is on Saturday.
                  Rates vary from $1300/wk off season to $3000/wk in season.
                  There is a one time charge of $100 for guest services and linens, booking fee, and
                  a Damage Waiver of 2.5%.  Sales tax is 11%.
                  Royal Shell Vacations manages the property, and check-in is at their office
                  on Periwinkle Way.  Complete Royal Shell Terms and Conditions will be sent with
                  confirmation.  They also offer travel insurance.

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                  Last updated: 08/14/2014
                  Check availability
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                  22 Today
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                  Car: Necessary

                  Gulf of Mexico beachfront location for shelling, walking, and sunsets. Close to the JN Ding Darling bird sanctury and other preserved areas of Sanibel. Convenient mid-island location for shopping and restaurants.


                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1994

                  About: Presently, we are retired and living on Cape Cod. We enjoy nature and the beach which led us to purchase this condo fifteen years ago as a family retreat. We had parents who retired to Ft. Myers, and found Sanibel through visiting them. Our family continues to gather on Sanibel for Thanksgiving and vacations there whenever possible.

                  Why White Sands:
                  Although some of us play golf and occassionally tennis, most of us just like to relax on vacation. We bike, swim, and walk the beach. The shells are different every time and depend upon the season and the weather. Sanibel is unique in the preservation of the island and its wildlife (72% of the island is in preserves and there are no buildings over three stories high).

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  White Sands' proximity to the Gulf, small size, and relaxed atmosphere are why we love it here. We mostly wear shorts and sandals. Life on Sanibel is casual. It is about nature and the beach. One only needs a jacket or tie if he goes 'off island' to a fancy highly developed place such as Naples. We try not to leave, but would rather leave the car in the lot and walk or ride our bikes.

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                  Speaks: english


                  • Your path to the beach

                    Your path to the beach

                  • Dining Area

                    Dining Area

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • Lanai


                  • Heated Swimming Pool

                    Heated Swimming Pool

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Full Kitchen

                    Full Kitchen

                  • Master Bath

                    Master Bath

                  • Den with Queen Futon

                    Den with Queen Futon

                  • View from Lanai, (MBR, LR)

                    View from Lanai, (MBR, LR)

                  • Tennis Court

                    Tennis Court

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014


                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/14/14
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                  Speaks: english
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