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Recent Private Homes reviews

  • Bayfront Bliss!!

    "Imagine waking up to an osprey's call, and seeing beautiful shore and water birds frolicking out on the bay, all from the comfort of your cozy King bed looking out your sliding glass door... Excited to begin another day in paradise, you walk with a cup of coffee out on to your dock, and are entertained by schools of mullet jumping out of the water while being pursued by a dolphin... This was our experience nearly every morning! We have been coming down to Sanibel for years, and the Island House has now become one of our favorite places to stay... the house is very comfortable, decorated in a fun tropical/Asian way, and with a very well-supplied kitchen! My mother-in-law was able to cook a traditional Swedish Christmas meal for us, and loved how easy it was to do there! The many decks and seating areas made relaxing outdoors so comfortable, with our favorite places to relax being by the pool or out on the dock! The location of the Island House is perfect; being on the bay provides beautiful water (bird and fish) views, and a short walk to the beach provides a grand Gulf view with beautiful shells galore! The neighborhood is wonderful, with 3 great restaurants and a small grocery store all within walking distance! Additionally, Chip, the owner/manager, was wonderful to work with; providing helpful recommendations about the area as well as responding quickly by text when his assistance was needed. We will definitely be back!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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  • Florida Beach Cottage

    "We had a fantastic time at your wonderful beach cottage. It contained anything we could possibly need, from kitchen utensils, beach toys, linens, WIFI and a Sonus sound system. The owners were warm and welcoming always and just an E-mail away. My favorite area was the Master Suite with a sitting area that opened to the pool, very private!"
    Guest: Clare A. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 4, 2015
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  • Return Customer

    "This was our fourth visit to this property. Each time we find it in great shape. The owners are great to work with and keep their home in very good condition. Judging from the guest book most of their customers are repeat customers. We love Sanibel. Spending a month during the peak season was not our first choice but it was the only time the kids could join us. We love the Dunes golf neighborhood the home is located in. It is quiet and easy access even in the busy season. We walk or ride bikes around the course every evening. We recomend this property and its owners to anyone."
    Guest: Hampton gang Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 10, 2015
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  • A laid back paradise

    "This little cottage was just what we were looking for. We liked it so much we plan to return next year! It is in the east end of the island on a quiet street and just a two minute walk from the beautiful beach. There is no public parking on the street so the beach was quiet around the Seagrape Lane area. We took in sunsets and sunrises at the beach almost every day with lots of shelling, swimming and long walks in between. Also, you are within minutes walk to the water on the Causeway side of the island where we liked to sit in the shade or fish during the hot afternoons. In addition, you are within walking distance of the fishing pier which is very popular for those who like this sport. The cottage had everything we needed for a great beach vacation. There are lots of towels, extra bedding in case of cold nights, beach chairs and umbrellas. We did a lot of our own cooking and the kitchen was very well equipped. The beds are comfortable with new mattresses. There are plenty of books for people with various tastes which was great for two avid readers. We had a dog travelling with us so the outdoor shower, the lanai and the big yard were very helpful. Dogs are welcome on all beaches on Sanibel as long as they are on a leash. We brought our bikes which is a great way to get around the island. Next year I hope to bring my kayak as well as there are lots of places to paddle. We are nature lovers and really enjoyed all the bird watching as well as spotting the dolphins. Although you will see plenty of birds on the beach, a visit to Sanibel is not complete for us without a trip to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Also, don't miss the farmer's market on Sunday mornings and a visit to the various public beaches on Sanibel and Captiva as each one has its own beauty and unique character. Karyn and Richard were very attentive and checked in with us regularly to see if we needed anything or just to share information on events and activities taking place in the area. They are very personable and easy to deal with. If you are looking for a laid back, cottage style vacation on a beautiful tropical island we would highly recommend Seagrape Cottage."
    Guest: Alison and Ervin Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 15, 2015
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