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Welcome to Ocean's Reach--the best place to be on the beach and rated #1! New listing!!
The 'sun and surf' condo interior reflects the beachy island ambiance of Sanibel! Whether you are inside or outside you are never far from the beach and Gulf of Mexico. Our wide lanai offers panoramic views of the ocean waters, the beautiful shell-lined beach and the sparkling waters from the heated, gulf side pool.
When I step outside of my lanai, I count 19 steps to the top of the beach and less for the refreshing pool waters.
Our condo offers a fully equipped kitchen with island--all the conveniences and updated appliances of home.
The living room offers a 42' flat screen TV, excellent lighting, blackout drapes and a queen sofa sleeper. The interior is very cozy and happy!
The bathroom showcases a spa-like vanity with open shelving. The step-in shower has an optional hand held shower wand as well as grab bar.
The master bedroom/suite has a walk in directly to the spa-like bathroom. Enjoy the comfort of a plush to firm mattress on your king bed. Watch television on a 26' flat screen tv and use our built ins to store your clothes and essential personal items.
Living room and master bedroom have carpeted floor covering. Tile is laid throughout the hallways, kitchen, dining area and kitchen.
Beach chairs and accessories are available on your lanai as well as clothes hangers for wet bathing suits. You don't need to bring much to Sanibel as we are pretty beach-casual. We also have a full size washer and dryer inside the unit.
Dry your shells or better yet--enjoy breakfast on the lanai with our table seating for 4. Our 'no-trip' lanai door is perfect for seniors and families. Interior dining is also available for 4.
Walk out your front door into a tropical preserve setting. Lush landscaping and wildlife await your viewing. Bring your binoculars and cameras to seek and share the best sightings!
Amenities include heated, tranquil gulfside pool, tennis court, basketball court, shuffle-board court, 3 gas grills, outdoor dining area for family dinners in our Grove. Surround yourself with butterfly gardens, nature pond, wetlands area and a wide assortment of Florida botanicals!
Guest Services meets and greets you upon your arrival and is available on-site every day to assist you with your travel plans and any personal or condo emergencies. You are not alone! Our mission is to offer you an exceptional beach vacation experience! Again, we are #1 rated for a reason!!
We look forward to offering you our exceptional hospitality and making your vacation stay a stellar experience!
Last minute discounts are generally available starting 21 days prior to arrival for new reservations. Right now we are working hard to rent the week of April 12 due to a health related last minute cancellation. We would love to have you enjoy the same quality vacation for less!
Soft aqua surf decor provides ample rest and tranquility in your king bed. End tables with reading lamps and 26' flat screen TV add comfort and functionality.
Built ins and mirrored glass closet doors provide storage for clothing and personal items.
From the master bedroom walk into the master spa bath....moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
Walk in shower with hand held optional shower wand...moreless
Aqua toned spa-like bathroom. This is not your average small room. We expanded the bathroom during reconstruction. The vanity counter is counter height with open shelving below. Ceiling lights and large framed mirror are conducive to great visibility....moreless
Housekeeping is provided prior to arrival and following departure. Guest is responsible for daily housekeeping.
Beach chairs are included!
Did I mention that we have the nicest guests??...moreless
Available for rent on-site. $35/week cash or check only....moreless
Lanai / Gazebo:
The lanai is the best part. It includes dining table and 4 chairs. View of pool waters and gorgeous beach and Gulf of Mexico. Non-trip sliding door ledge from living room to lanai. Only one at OR!...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
8 acres of preserve, grove, pond and lush landscaping and wetlands area. There is no other place on Sanibel that has the beautiful and adventurous grounds that we have....moreless
3 gas grills in our Grove
It's tradition to grill and eat outdoors in our Grove....moreless
One excellent hard court surface
We have extra racquets and tennis balls....moreless
Pool / Spa
Small tranquil pool outside the condo, gulf side. Heated in winter.
Adult swim daily from 9 - 10 am
No diving allowed and no night swimming....moreless
Spring May & June Apr 25 - Jun 26, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer June & July Jun 27 - Aug 7, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer August Aug 8 - Aug 14, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer August Aug 15 - Aug 21, 2015 7 night min stay
Pre-fall Aug & Sept. Aug 22 - Sep 11, 2015 5 night min stay
Fall Sept. & Oct. Sep 12 - Oct 2, 2015 5 night min stay
Fall October Oct 3 - Oct 9, 2015 7 night min stay
Fall October Oct 10 - Oct 30, 2015 7 night min stay
Fall November Oct 31 - Nov 20, 2015 7 night min stay
Thanksgiving Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015 7 night min stay
Pre-holiday December Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015 7 night min stay
Christmas Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015 7 night min stay
Happy New Year Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 Winter Jan 2 - Jan 8, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 January Jan 9 - Jan 15, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 January Jan 16 - Jan 22, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 January Jan 23 - Jan 29, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 February Jan 30 - Feb 5, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 February Feb 6 - Feb 12, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 Feb 13 - Feb 26, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 March Feb 27 - Mar 18, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 Spring Break Mar 19 - Apr 8, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 April Apr 9 - Apr 15, 2016 7 night min stay
2016 April Apr 16 - Apr 22, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
A full refund of payments received is available to cancellations made 60+ days in advance of start of reservation.
Should a cancellation occur within 60 days of start of reservation, the monies paid will be refunded once the condo has been rebooked at the same rate.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE NO RESORT FEES OR ADDT'L CHARGES
Reservation is secured upon receipt of deposit of either $500 or $1200. $500 deposit is required for spring, summer and fall reservations. $1200 is required for reservations starting with Christmas holiday week and through Easter break week.
The balance of the reservation is due 60 days prior to arrival.
Payment can be made with Visa, MC or Discover card. You will receive a reminder letter!
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Our condo resort property is located on a secluded private drive just off the beaten path. No lanes of traffic to cross!
We are not visible from the primary street but boy is the ocean visible to YOU!
The bike path is intersects our driveway and we are conveniently located 1.3 miles to the main street where you will find all the shopping and dining that your heart and palate desire.
Shellers enjoy our property because we are situated at the bend of the island which is conducive to huge deposits and swells of shells!
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I spent part of my years growing up in the great state of Ohio. Go Bucks! My family enjoyed many vacation trips to Sanibel and Ocean's Reach starting in the mid-70's. And as the story goes, my parents bought their first Ocean's Reach condo in 1983. I followed years later and shortly thereafter my sister purchased also. We are all pretty active to this day--whether it's playing tennis, running, walking or bicycling. We all waited until a first floor unit became available. We loved the easy in and out access from the lanai to the beach. It's so carefree. We continue to enjoy family get togethers on Sanibel at Ocean's Reach and love running to and from each other's condos without knocking on the front door.
I relocated full time to Fort Myers a few years ago and am very active on Sanibel. I also help to oversee the cleaning and maintenance of the unit even though a team of professionals is on site 24-7. My personal reward is making guests at Ocean's Reach happy with their vacation selection. I love seeing how happy they are after arriving. I realize how important a REAL vacation is. You deserve our full attention to the details of your condo vacation.
Why the Owner Chose Ocean's Reach: It has an incredible view and is on the first floor which offers such a carefree lifestyle if you want to be on the beach.
Ocean's Reach is the best because it is so close to the ocean and every single condo has full and direct views of the water and beach. We are unique in those two features. Further, we are NEW! After Hurricane Charley we spent almost a year and a half revitalizing our resort property and gutting each and every unit. Therefore the infrastructure, appliances, furnishings and floor plans are new in materials, design and code!! Truly we are unique in many ways on Sanibel!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Why is this important for your vacation?
1. The views are tranquilizing!
2. The beach is close and convenient for sitting, walking and shelling. Spend your time on the beach--not getting to and from the beach.
3. Feel cozy and comfortable in clean and updated condos
4. Enjoy on-site recreational amenities for off-the-beach time
5. Shelling is important! We offer the best shell cleaning, drying and sorting station with ID tools
6. On-site Guest Services team cares about You and is there to offer assistance with any part of your trip. Just drop in!
7. The list could go on and on--medium size complex that is known for peace and quiet. isn't that why you are on Sanibel?
8. OK. One more distinction. The condo has expanded living space. The living room and master bath has been enlarged and has a very spacious feel--just like home! The lanai door has a 'no - trip' feature so that you do not have to step over the high lip of the door. Both adults and young ones appreciate this safety feature.