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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We had a great stay! Lorraine is easy to work with and everything was as described. We thoroughly enjoyed the pool, which was actually bigger than portrayed in the picture. The setting is beautiful, the walk to the beach is short (& made easier with the beach cart) and there are many extras provided in the house (beach towels, hair dryers, magazines/games, etc.). The house is also located close to bike paths and we used the bicycles provided. They are in need of a little TLC, but beyond that, everything was perfect! We enjoyed the local restaurants, the Sanibel Thriller and ice cream at Pinocchio's. We also loved the beach access at the end of the road, but enjoyed traveling to Blind Pass to watch the sunset and Bowman's beach to collect awesome shells! Sanibel Island is beautiful and this house made our stay even better! Thank you, Lorraine!"
Guest: Gina K.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 11, 2015
"Had a great relaxing vacation. First, the house is in an awesome location. Right on the bay with gardens and tropical surroundings Chip, the manager has put in since the pictures. I saw Dolphins and all kinds of sea birds. The house itself was very clean, comfortable and furnished with everything you'd need including beach towels! The beach is about a 2 or 3 minute walk and we did lots of shelling and beach combing. Sun sets were beautiful. Planning to stay there again next August! Thank you."
Guest: Sandy H.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 17, 2015
"[This review assumes you know Sanibel]
-- One short block from the beach; short ride on bike path to Schnapper's Hots; ~2 mi. to Pinocchio's Ice Cream and the lighthouse; 6 mi. to Ding Darling
-- Photos are accurate; notice the large propane grill on the deck
-- Stocked with beach furniture, coolers, towels, flashlight, all cooking tools, dish soap, laundry soap, salt/pepper, coffee filters, books, DVDs, etc... Pack light!
-- Good wi-fi and TVs
-- Very very clean
-- Comfortable beds and couch
-- [a minor one] Beware: There are 2 properties next door to each other called "Shell Basket 1" -- this pink one and a blue one (with a pool). If you get a delivery it may go to the wrong place (even if you tell Billy's Bikes the exact address, 1153 Nerita St.)
-- Shower faucet is odd and gives you choice of cool water or scalding (but cool is fine on sunburn!)
-- Manager is nearby but a bit hard to reach in advance for questions -- hopefully this review will answer some."
Guest: WickyDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 28, 2015
"We spent a month this summer at this home. The owners were great to work with. We had a problem with the internet and they had a service tech here the next day. The home is fully furnished. The bikes and kayaks were in good condition. The Hot tub looks new. They have a company service it weekly.
We had six adults in our group and found the home accomidated us very well. It is about a 5 minute walk to the bay beach where we kayaked and fished. It is about a 10 minute bike ride to the gulf. They have a pull behind cart for the bikes which makes the beach trips fun and easy. We did not play golf but it is in a golf course development. There are also tennis courts about a quarter mile from the house.
It is easy access on and off the island. We stayed at the West end last year and spent hours in traffic. If you don't rent this home rent on the East end or expect to spend a lot of time in traffic.
Make sure you eat at gradma Dot's at the marina about a five minute bile ride from the house. Great breakfast and grouper sandwiches. Doc Fords is also our family favorite.
We recommend this home to families or people who like peace and quiet. The back yard is a refuge. Very private and quiet. We enjoyed walking around the golf course in the evening. No traffic like so much of the island.
Our deposit was returned in about 10 days. No problems except for the internet thing and they fixed it within 24 hours."
Guest: doubledDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 19, 2015