Luxury House 50 Yds from Beach! Heated Pool & Fully-Stocked Outdoor Games Area!(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Heated pool, ping pong & foosball + all beach gear. Ultimate vacation getaway!!!
Exotic furnishings from faraway places await you at this professionally-decorated and landscaped luxury home located just 50 yards from the beautiful Gulf beach. "The Compass Rose" is a fabulous deal compared to 4-bedroom beachfront rentals on the island. Being only 50 yards from the beach and with unobstructed views from most angles, "The Compass Rose" is just like beachfront. And when you add in all of the amenities that are offered, the end result is a price/value combination that just can't be beat! When comparing "The Compass Rose" to other properties, be sure that "Beach View" really means a GREAT beach view and that you are located so close to the beach that you can actually hear the waves! Many of the home rental listings on the island use vague terms such as "just steps to the beach", "a very short walk to the beach", "just minutes from the beach" or "a stone's throw from the beach" to give the impression that they are located very close to the beach when they actually are not. "The Compass Rose" is located just 50 yards from the beach. There is a BIG difference between getting a VERY LIMITED beach view 500 yards from the beach and a GREAT beach view with surf sounds just 50 yards from the beach.
Pamper yourself with the finest amenities in this 4000 sq. ft. (2500 under air), 4 bdrm. dream beach house spread out over 5 levels. You can indulge yourself in countless luxury appointments such as the fine goose down comforters, plush monogrammed terrycloth bathrobes, dreamy bedroom settings, a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen by Kraft-Maid with Jenn-Air cook top and Nespresso espresso/cappuccino maker, and a deluxe hydro massage hot tub on the Master Bedroom deck. Bathed in warm natural earth tones, the recurrent theme is one of a distant island getaway, featuring an array of exotic materials such as bamboo, teak and natural fibres complemented by a selection of tasteful antiques.
The main living area has a 15 feet high cathedral ceiling with bamboo lattice designed to simulate a tiki hut, complete with its own bar, sofas with top grain imported Italian leather, Persian rug, 19th century accent pieces and home theater/entertainment center. The latest electronic and entertainment features add to your enjoyment, including high speed wireless internet, 4 flat screen TVs, a DirecTV satellite dish with over 200 channels, a Sony home theater system, DVD/VCR players and a vast VHS video/board games library.
Due to the special upside down design of the home, the bedroom level is lower down and the living levels are higher up, thereby affording great views from the areas where you spend the most time. There are also decks on 4 levels (2 of which are screened).
The views will remain with you forever: the rooftop patio, at a height of nearly 40 ft. above ground level, offers 360 degree views of the Gulf of Mexico, Captiva Pass and the State Land Preserve.
Included in 'The Compass Rose' house rental package is unlimited free access to all of the facilities of the North Captiva Island Club. The club has 2 swimming pools (Olympic size heated and cooled + lap size heated) and a jacuzzi. The brick paved pool area is over 14,000 square feet, with over 80 chaise lounges, plus a Spa facility with steam room, sauna, air conditioned changing rooms and lockers. For the active type, North Captiva Island Club also has two lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a fitness room, basketball court, and sand volleyball court.
You can then relax with your favorite cocktail at Hidden Cove Pool Bar, where a pool side lunch is also available. Kayaks, bicycles, paddle boats and fishing gear rentals are all available at no charge at North Captiva Island Club.
For those guests who like to explore the island, there are 20 miles of bike paths, exclusive of the State Preserve areas. There are also four restaurants on the island: The Boat House, Mango's Island Grill, Barnacle's, and Over The Waterfront.
The house rental also includes all linens and towels (house + beach), beach umbrellas, consumables such as toilet paper and cleaning supplies, and clean-up after departure.
NOTE!: All rentals are not what they seem to be! As you look over numerous property rentals, you will no doubt see many pretty pictures. But what you do not see is the condition in which the properties are kept. We have personally seen, and stayed, in properties on North Captiva Island that are rented by agents/intermediaries (as opposed to directly rented out by the owners). These properties looked great on the Internet, but they were simply not being kept in top condition (some examples: peeling paint, rotting decks, sagging mattresses and soiled/dirty wall-to-wall carpets). We give you our complete assurance that this will never be your experience at "The Compass Rose": this is our personal "home away from home" and we continually maintain/take care of it as if we lived there all year long.
You can rest assured that there will be no surprises and that "what you see is what you get!". In addition, in order to maintain "quality control" and provide our guests with top-notch service throughout their stay, we personally rent out our property and have our own private service staff.
North Captiva Island is the best-kept secret in Florida: only four miles long and half a mile wide, North Captiva is a Caribbean-like barrier island accessible only by a 20-minute boat ride. There are no cars and no paved roads (golf carts only on sand roads!)
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Member since: 2002
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- - Deluxe bedding materials and window treatments, including goose down comforters in the Master suite, second and third bedrooms. - The Master suite has plantation-style bed (Queen), a selection of fine accent pieces with hand-carved details, DirecTV and a large bathroom featuring a sitting area in the shower. - Second bedroom with Palm Frond canopy bed by Tommy Bahama (Queen), a selection of fine accent pieces, TV/VCR. - Third bedroom with 2 Twin beds by Lexington featuring nautical-style shutter headboards. The 2 Twin beds can be pushed together to make a King bed. - Fourth bedroom (Sitting Room) has a queen-size bed suitable for children....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Paper Towels
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Water Cooler
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Crow's Nest
- Deck / Patio
- Fish Cleaning Table
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 11 - Mar 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Mar 4 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - Nov 17, 2017
7 night min stay
Nov 18 - Nov 24, 2017
7 night min stay
Nov 25 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay
Jan 6 - Feb 9, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 11%
*Rates include 1 golf cart. 2nd golf cart: $280 + taxes.
*We will rent only to family groups, couples, and responsible adults over the age of 25.
- More than 60 days before arrival: full refund if another tenant is found for the same dates. If another tenant is not found for the same dates, this will result in forfeiture of the $1000 Advance Rent Deposit.
- 30 to 60 days prior to check-in: forfeiture of 75% of the rent.
- Less than 30 days prior to check-in: forfeiture of 100% of the rent.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
North Captiva Island is the best-kept secret in Florida: only four miles long and half a mile wide, North Captiva is a Caribbean-like barrier island accessible only by a 20-minute boat ride. There are No Cars and No Paved Roads (transportation is only by electric golf cart on sand roads!). Nearby Captiva Island and Sanibel Island were once just like North Captiva until bridges brought traffic and hordes of tourists to their shores.
One word describes North Captiva Island best: Nature! On our pristine white beaches, you will find all kinds of rare and exotic Seashells. We also offer world-class Sport-fishing for tarpon, snook and redfish. A large part of the island is a 700-acre State Land Preserve for the protection of endangered wildlife: migratory and nesting birds include osprey, herons, egrets and pelicans. Manatees and dolphins are regular sights from our shores!
Other Activities: shelling, nature walks
Golf: Alden Pines Country Club is a Bermuda grass semi-private course located on nearby Pine Island. It is easily accessible from Pineland Marina (take Island Girl Charters ferry service from North Captiva Island). Water comes into play on many holes and narrow fairways make for a challenging game.
Fort-Myers RSW Airport, a private optional shuttle service is available to bring you grocery shopping and to deliver you to the water taxi. Once on the island, you will be greeted and brought to the house. Porters will assist you with luggage and groceries.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We have owned and operated "The Compass Rose" since 2003. Our vast professional experience in customer service enables us to have a thorough understanding of our customers' needs and concerns and to give them a worry-free, high-quality rental experience.
Why the Owner Chose Captiva, FL, USA:
Our family first started renting properties on North Captiva Island in 1999. We immediately fell in love with the island and, after 4 years of renting, decided to build our very own house in this piece of paradise!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
"The Compass Rose" is the ultimate family vacation getaway with something for everyone! We are conveniently located only 50 yards from the Gulf of Mexico beach and have numerous amenities including a private heated swimming pool with adjacent BBQ/dining area and vast ground floor sheltered lounge/games area including a ping-pong table, a foosball table and a corn hole (sandbag) game. We also have high speed wireless internet, 4 flat screen TV's with over 200 DirecTV channels, various board games and a selection of books.
- Primary: (514) 961-7216
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Houses faces Gulf of Mexico just 50 yards from the beach !
Just steps away from the best Gulf beach on the island!
Private heated swimming pool
Living Room Deck
Palm Frond Bedroom
4th Bedroom/Sitting Room with Queen-size Sofa bed
Front row sunset seats! See people on beach who have to drive from other houses.
Living Room/Kitchen Level
View from Mezzanine with Queen-size sofa bed
Bedroom deck with Hydromassage hot tub
Ping pong table
Kayak launch at private club
This listing was first published here in 2003.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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