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Quaint Cottage on Sanibel! 50 Feet from the Beach!

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Last updated: 02/28/2017

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

Relax to the sounds of the waves from your very own beach bungalow. This one bedroom, one bathroom cottage is right on the sand & only 50 feet from the beach. This hidden gem is located on one of the world's best shelling beaches. Frommer's recently named Sanibel Island the #1 vacation spot in the world. White Caps is a centrally located quaint beachfront complex with only 9 cottages. Watch dolphins & pelicans play right outside your front door while you enjoy the cool ocean breeze. Take in the sunsets nightly from the beautiful white sand beach & wake up to the sounds of the surf.
This beach cottage features a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, a tile backslash and bright white cabinets. The kitchen also features a stainless under mount sink, dishwasher,ceramic cook top and oven. This island charmer will accommodate up to 5 people with a king bed in the master, a queen sleeper sofa, as well as a twin sleep sofa. Floor to ceiling windows in the air conditioned sun room and an elegant beach decor makes this the perfect cottage for a quiet island getaway.
Enjoy your day at the beautiful beach with the provided beach chairs, towels & umbrella. Then wash off your newly found beach treasures in your outdoor shower! Take the two bicycles for a ride on the 23 miles of paved bike paths or stay in to watch a movie on the 50" flat screen television. Spend your evening dining out at one of Sanibel or Captiva's many fine restaurants or take a short trip to Bailey's Market & grill a delicious meal at home.
If you are looking for a relaxing vacation.....You have found the right place!



Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    non refundable pet fee applies. Dogs but no cats...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) In master bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen & Twin...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 2 bicycles,On site coin laundry (Washer & Dryer)


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    FROM A GUSET! 'Thank you so much for your lovely cottage! This was our best vacation rental so far (out of dozens we visited on 3 continents). The beach alone worth it! We will definitely be back :-)) The doorstep is only about 50 yards from the water line, and there is no board walk, or street, or parking lot, or steps to go across. Just 50 yards to the water - not to the beach! To the beach it is probably only 30 yards. Many others write 'close to the beach' in their ads - but it takes a lot of investigation (from the potential guest) to figure out what the beach access really looks like. For our family, beach proximity is the most important factor. For example, some big beach condo resort may also publish 'gulf-front' - but it can be so different! One has to take stairs, walk on asfalt parking lot, cross boardwalk - so it can be 200+ yards, or 10+ min of walking up and down. Compare it to 1 min walking on flat at your cottage! Your cottage is 'de-luxe equipped' ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Partial view from front patio...moreless

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Newly updated with granite counter tops, island as well as dining table,dishwasher & microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.5
from 6 traveler reviews
Aug 09, 2008-Sep 20, 2011 ............. Total price of $1110.00/week
Sep 20, 2008-Dec 20, 2011 ............. Total price of $1299.81/week
Dec 20, 2008-Jan 03, 2011 ............. Total price of $2403.43/week
Jan 03, 2009-Jan 31, 2012 ............. Total price of $1868.69/week
Jan 31, 2009-Apr 25, 2012 ............. Total price of $2403.43/week
Mar 14, Mar 21, Apr 04, Apr 11, 2012 .. Total price of $2636.67/week
Apr 25, 2009-Sep 19, 2012 ............. Total price of $1299.81/week
*Prices above include taxes and fees* Rates are negotiable with owner

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Myers
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Sand Bar
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Sand Bar

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

Why the Owner Chose Sanibel Island, FL, USA:
Sanibel is a tropical, natural, barrier island. Over 70% of the island is preserved as a national refuge. The weather always seems to be warm & sunny with gulf breezes keeping the palm trees swaying from the bay to the Gulf of Mexico. The island offers miles & miles of bike paths which for some is the sole mode of transportaton. It is a secret paradise for those who want to relax and return to a simpler life, if even for just a few days.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
White caps #2 is one of only 9 ground level cottages situated right on the Gulf of Mexico. #2 offers you one of the world's best shelling beaches right at your doorstep. While you are here, you can visit the Ding Darling Nature Preserve, Bailey Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel Historical Village, Big Arts, and CROW, the natural wildlife preservation on the island. Shopping and top rated restaurants are at your fingertips! Located on the West End of Sanibel you can also enjoy magnificent sunsets each evening which you cannot view when staying on the East End of the island.White Caps #2 has been completely remodelled for your lifestyle as we intended this to be our permanent home away from home & not a rental property. It wasn't until all our children returned with their children that we knew we had to move to larger quarters just a mile away, thus giving you the opportunity to enjoy all new appliances, granite countertops, beautiful boardwalk tile flooring, and high speed internet access. We chose to keep our little treasure and share it with all of our visitors who can find us right down the road!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/28/2017

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  • Cottage #2

    Cottage #2

  • Your Path Way to Paradise

    Your Path Way to Paradise

  • Living Room  with 50" Flat Screen TV

    Living Room with 50" Flat Screen TV

  • Queen Sleep Sofa

    Queen Sleep Sofa

  • Twin Size Sleeper Sofa

    Twin Size Sleeper Sofa

  • Bath


  • White caps on the beach!

    White caps on the beach!

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Living / Dining Area

    Living / Dining Area

  • Upscale Dining Area

    Upscale Dining Area

  • KIng Bed in Bed room

    KIng Bed in Bed room

VRBO #196004

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 29, 2017

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  • Response time Within 2 days
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  • Calendar last updated 02/28/2017