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Recent Private Homes reviews
Fun home base on the bike path
"[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
"I don't want to tell anyone about this place as I want it to be my secret for future visits.
Amazing house, amazing location , everything you could ever want in a house . We had the best time ever and we have been visiting Sanibel for over 5years ."
Guest: KrisDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015
"We are getting ready to pack up after a wonderful month at Mango House. We liked it so much, we are booked for next year. We appreciated all of the suggestions provided by the owners for sights to see. Thanks to the bikes provided, we spent many hours on Sanibel's bike paths. We appreciated being able to lock up beach chairs to the beach access path fence and not have to carry them back and forth. The home is well equipped, both in the kitchen and on the bookshelves. We spent lots of time sitting on the screen porch looking over the Sanibel River and did see some alligators swim by. We did buy bike flashers for the bikes for the short time on Rabbit Road, which does not have a bike path. We found drivers to be courteous, giving way to the bikers and pedestrians. Thank you to the owners for making their home available to others so we can escape the winter of MI and enjoy Sanibel."
Guest: Stevie BrinkerhoffDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 26, 2015