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"[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
Luxurious home in Sanibel central to beaches, shopping and great restaurants!
"What a wonderful and relaxing trip to Sanibel in this luxurious home! The location is central to beaches, shopping and great restaurants. There is a spectacular pool and hot tub with great privacy and landscaping. This home caters to your every need from a gourmet kitchen to laundry room to a beautiful bath for each bedroom. Plenty of activities for the family in this spacious home: pool area, outdoor lounge area, family games and video games plus a great entertainment system for movies! Walk to the beach, bike around the island or just relax- this home has it all!"
Guest: paulaDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 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
"We are typically a crazy busy family, who runs from one event to the next. My intention for this vacation was to do nothing except relax and that was accomplished! I am a family member of the owner and we only stayed for a week and without charge, but what a week that was! My kids did not want to leave, and I did not want to leave. My 2 younger kids went from playing on the beach to swimming in the pool. And my 18 year old daughter went from laying out on the beach to biking around on the trails to communicating with her friends back home on her iPad with the free WiFi. The house is just beautifully decorated and has everything you need for a great vacation, from beach towels to pool towels to a fully stocked kitchen. Everything was provided which made my son happy because he has smoothies everyday and the blender there works better than the one I have at home! We visited one of the public beaches just to explore but we were very happy to spend the remainder of the week at the beach just across the street for several reasons, no worries about finding a parking space, less crowded, no charge to park, and easy to run home if something was forgotten. The privacy afforded by the huge lot was very nice as well. The kids brought their soccer ball and were able to play outside and run around. Sanibel is an amazing place to visit and if you want to be comfortable there is no reason to stay anywhere else!"
Guest: JLD4my3Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 18, 2015