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'Sea Urchins'... Brand New in 2014 - Boat Dock, Golfcarts, & Kayaks Included

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Sea Urchins...a delightful walk to one of the island's best beaches.

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Last updated: 10/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

North Captiva Island house description

“Sea Urchins” is a brand new island home that will make your family’s visit to North Captiva even more unforgettable. Nestled in the treetops of native palms and tropical Seagrape trees on almost one acre of land, this comfortable retreat offers seclusion and privacy that embraces the beauty of this coastal barrier island. The beach is a delightful 4 minute walk from the house, but bicycles and electric golf carts are included for your convenience. Also included are the use of Safety Harbor Club’s boat docks and wharf, a perfect place for mooring your boat or moonlight fishing adventures.

“Sea Urchins” is island inspired and your family’s comfort and enjoyment were thoughtfully considered in the house design. On the main level, a large deck overlooks a small fresh water lake. It is the perfect perch for watching wildlife or sipping your morning coffee. Three bedrooms are provisioned with queen-sized beds and all have French doors which allow access to the wrap-around porches and decks. The Lanikai Room has an attached half bath, the Captiva Room has an attached master bath with a waterfall walk-in shower and the Abaco Room is attached to the guest bath with a small tub for bubble-bath enthusiasts. The outdoor shower off the back deck is most everyone’s favorite though, and if you haven’t showered under the stars--you need to! A reading alcove has a queen-size mattress and is the coziest bunk for movie night or curling up with a good book. A mahogony kitchen table crafted from reclaimed marine timbers seats eight and the kitchen’s island bar seats an extra four. The living room has 2 large comfy couches, a fireplace, and a 50” television with DirecTV. A DVD player can be connected to the T.V. for movie night or used to stream media onto the big screen. A variety of family-fun board games are stored in the seaman’s chest behind the couch. On the second level, a large loft is equipped with four full size beds, its own 32” TV and DVD player, a half-bath and a small south-facing deck. A secret “Tarpon Trench” playroom with escape hatch is currently being developed for 'mini-urchins”. Wireless internet connection is available throughout the house.

'Sea Urchins' is located in Safety Harbor Club and its guests are entitled to the use of the Club's amenities including a large swimming pool, tennis courts, private beach access, docks and fishing pier, private waterfront restaurant, clubhouse, and ice machine.

Two golf carts, bicycles, and sea kayaks are also included in the house rental.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Photography
          • Shelling
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Kayaking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

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

            Dining Area Seats: 8 Island Bar Seats:4...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Bicycles
          • Deck / Patio
          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Tennis

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool
               

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              High Season
              Feb 28 - May 2, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,400
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $2,400

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Standard $2400 per week rental rate is for 8 guests (including 11% tax = $2664 total)

              High Season $3400 per week rental rate is for 8 guests (including 11% tax = $3774 total)

              Rate per person for each additional guest is $200 (including 11% tax =$222 total)

              Maximum number of guests is 12.

              Refundable security deposit of $500 is required to confirm reservation.


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              Last updated: 10/09/2014
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              Location

              Car: Not Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2014

              About the owner: The Coopers, Charlie, Sandy, Mike (18), Jesse (15), Zac (14) have owned property on North Captiva for the past 14 years and have built 5 house on the island. They have incorporated most of their favorite features into 'Sea Urchins.' The Coopers love sharing beach vacations with family and friends. They chose Safety Harbor Club as the site for their home because of its great location and amenities. On the building site, they were able to preserve almost every native tree on the property and nestle the home into the existing vegetation. Sandy: 'We wanted 'Sea Urchins' to be an extension of the natural beauty of the island and we want our guests to feel connected to this amazing place!' When he is not working on island projects, Charlie flies 777s for United Airlines.

              Why the Owner Chose North Captiva Island:
              Sandy: 'Even though we live nearby in South Fort Myers, when we get to North Captiva we feel like we are a world away. There are no traffic jams--no crowds--and if you forget your shoes, its no problem! (Certain members of our family have done this several times...). ' North Captiva is a bridgeless island with no asphalt and no cars....sandy trails invite bicycles, electric golf carts, and bare feet! Over 4 miles of pristine white sand beaches are perfect for beachcombing. The Gulf of Mexico, Pine Island Sound and Captiva Pass offer world-class fishing opportunities. Over 8 miles of pristine beaches are on nearby Cayo Costa (also bridgeless...take your boat or the sea kayaks and check it out!) Glorious sunsets are offered free nightly--amazing stargazing and dazzling sunrises too! Rare, abundant and beautiful wildlife can be discovered daily. North Captiva Island is an amazing place to spend time with your family and friends and make memories that will last a lifetime!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              'Sea Urchins' was designed to be as comfortable for a dozen as it is for a few. The house has expansive decks and wrap around porches, lots of cozy, comfy beds, and a large, beautifully equipped kitchen. 'Sea Urchins' is convenient to all island activities, but offers the feeling of a private Hemingway-like retreat. The house has been finely crafted with attention to detail and pays homage to the unique character and beauty of the island. 'Our goal is for 'Sea Urchins' to be one of the best vacation homes you have ever enjoyed. We want some of your happiest family memories to be made here. We are looking for repeat 'urchins'!'


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Sea Urchins...a  delightful walk to one of the island's best beaches.

                Sea Urchins...a delightful walk to one of the island's best beaches.

              • The living room with two comfy couches, a fireplace and 50' television...

                The living room with two comfy couches, a fireplace and 50' television...

              • Stairs leading up to the loft...

                Stairs leading up to the loft...

              • The reading alcove is a cozy place to curl up with a good book or watch a movie.

                The reading alcove is a cozy place to curl up with a good book or watch a movie.

              • The dining room table seats eight and the island bar seats an extra four.

                The dining room table seats eight and the island bar seats an extra four.

              • The master bath has a large walk-in shower.

                The master bath has a large walk-in shower.

              • The guest bathroom has a small tub for bubble-bath enthusiasts.

                The guest bathroom has a small tub for bubble-bath enthusiasts.

              • Sea Urchins' front porch is a perfect place to gather with family and friends...

                Sea Urchins' front porch is a perfect place to gather with family and friends...

              • Safety Harbor Club boat docks, pool, and tennis courts are included with rental.

                Safety Harbor Club boat docks, pool, and tennis courts are included with rental.

              • Gopher tortoises & other rare wildlife can be discovered daily...

                Gopher tortoises & other rare wildlife can be discovered daily...

              • The Safety Harbor Club docks...a great place for fishermen of all ages!

                The Safety Harbor Club docks...a great place for fishermen of all ages!

              • Sea Urchins...nestled in the treetops of native palms & tropical seagrape trees.

                Sea Urchins...nestled in the treetops of native palms & tropical seagrape trees.

              • Sea Urchins' design is island-inspired.

                Sea Urchins' design is island-inspired.

              • The loft has 4 full-size beds, a half bath, and a small south-facing sun deck.

                The loft has 4 full-size beds, a half bath, and a small south-facing sun deck.

              • Sea Urchins has a beautifully-equipped kitchen for preparing & sharing meals.

                Sea Urchins has a beautifully-equipped kitchen for preparing & sharing meals.

              • The Captiva room has a queen-size bed & doors which open onto the back porch.

                The Captiva room has a queen-size bed & doors which open onto the back porch.

              • The Abaco room has a queen-size bed & doors which open onto the back porch.

                The Abaco room has a queen-size bed & doors which open onto the back porch.

              • The Lanikai room has a queen-size bed and an attached half bath.

                The Lanikai room has a queen-size bed and an attached half bath.

              • An elevated wrap-around-deck leads to the back porch and the outdoor shower.

                An elevated wrap-around-deck leads to the back porch and the outdoor shower.

              • Safety Harbor Club pool, tennis courts and boat docks are included with rental.

                Safety Harbor Club pool, tennis courts and boat docks are included with rental.

              • Sea kayaks, bicycles, and two golf carts are included with the house rental.

                Sea kayaks, bicycles, and two golf carts are included with the house rental.

              • Super Sea Urchins' guest & fisherman with his snook caught  Redfish Pass in 2014

                Super Sea Urchins' guest & fisherman with his snook caught Redfish Pass in 2014

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 13, 2014

              $2,400 - $3,400 per week (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

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