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HistoricArchway Home Home, Indiana's Antique Alley-near Earlham College

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-7)

1830 Historic Archway Home in Middle of Antique Alley ,near Richmond, Indiana.Antique but functional decor.

2 upstairs BR,1.5 bathrooms, screen,porch and yard.Full kitchen,DR,LR.Direct TV,Wifi.

For those days when you don't want to leave the apartment, we have cable TV and DVD players in both bedrooms and the living room. TVs in the living room and master bedroom are high definition. If you want to go out without missing your favorite show, there are VCRs in the living room and master bedroom. We also keep a collection of movies, books, puzzles and games. If you want to surf the internet, bring your laptop, because the wireless internet is fast and free! If you prefer to use an ethernet connection, we have that as well. A printer/scanner/copier is available for your use in the master bedroom.

For travelers with small children, a folding crib and high chair are supplied at no extra charge.

We are only minutes away from the Island Cinemas, Bailey's General Store, loads of unique shops and restaurants, and the famous Ding Darling wildlife refuge. Don't miss Ding Darling while you're here. You can ride your bikes or drive through this wonderful bird sanctuary. It hosts pelicans, ospreys, roseated spoonbills, egrets, cranes, raccoons, and the occasional gator! Guided tours are also available.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Teresa Denny
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2017

About Teresa Denny

My husband first drove to Centerville, while in college in Indianapolis when on break.Brought me back after we married and then our daughter on school trips. She went to college at Earlham and we bought the house.

Teresa Denny purchased this townhome in 2004

Why Teresa Denny chose Florida South West

Some of the original homes on the US expansion west in the early 1800's on the National Road. No one knows true reason for "Archway Homes" , some say to get to the old homes built in back before the main houses were on the National Road.They have seen over 200 years of US History and travelers going west.Shop in the antique stores, eat at local restaurants, shop with the AMISH, visit Earlham College.Sit on back porch and drink coffee or tea.

What makes this townhome unique



Sanibel Island Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Roll Away (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Tennis Courts (Free Racquets Available at Office), Shuffleboard, Private Deeded Beach Access, Bicycles Available to Rent at Office, Free Use of Desktop Computer with Internet Access and Printer at Office, Ding Darling Nature Preserve a Short Bike Ride Away


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

HistoricArchway Home Home, Indiana's Antique Alley-near Earlham College
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Trowbridge, Wilts, United Kingdom.

Hassle Free Vacation.

  • 5 of 5

My group of six had a hassle free vacation, there were no faults at all, Plenty of towels and room to move, The pool was clean to a high standerd and very peaceful. Price for the week was also excellent for the high quality in this condo and the people who run the sea shells condo's.

With thanks for a great holiday and would not hesitate to stay there again. Thankyou sea shells.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Louisville, Ky

Writers Retreat

  • 5 of 5

When I read about Seashells of Sanibel Condo #3 on a cold winter day last December, I knew it was exactly what I needed; a quiet place to get some writing done, walk on the beach and explore the island. It was easy to talk a fellow writer into joining me after I was fortunate enough to find a few days in January that were still available. Condo #3 was exactly as described on the web site, recently updated in fresh island décor with an emphasis on comfort, and so spacious we felt a little guilty that we hadn’t brought our families. The kitchen is modern with new appliances and enough dishes and pots and pans for the most industrious cook, if that’s your thing. My friend and I were mostly interested in brewing tea, and maybe a pot to boil some pasta for a quick salad made from ingredients purchased at Bailey’s General Store a few blocks away. We also found a great deli and bakery section at Bailey’s where we purchased items for picnic lunches on one of the condo’s screened-in lanais, surrounded by enough lush tropical trees and plants to make us feel we were on our own private island. Dinners were special events as we checked out the local restaurants where we found menus to suit even the most discriminating palates. The Island Cow was a fun place with atmosphere and good food. We enjoyed our early morning jaunts to the private beach, just five minutes away, as we tried to beat other early birds to the most beautiful shells left by the morning tide. And speaking of early birds, a tour of the Ding Darling Bird Sanctuary on the island was the perfect place to take our cameras and capture some exotic shots of the colorful inhabitants. I’ll tell you about the Gators next time. Louise and I plan to go back this coming winter, but we will be generous and take separate vacations this time so we can take our families. By the way, we didn’t get a great deal of writing done, but we came home refreshed and with lots of new material to write about.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, KY

'Fall-Break in Paradise'

  • 5 of 5

During a recent October, during fall break we had the opportunity to spend a week on Sanibel Island at the Sea Shells of Sanibel Condo #3. It was one of the the most relaxing and pleasant stays we've experienced.

The amenitites of the condo were perfect for a week long stay and the beach was remarkable. The sand was beautiful white and scattered with shells. At night there are no lights permitted along the beach which allows the sea turtles to find their way ahore to lay their eggs without being disoriented by artificial light. I've never seen so many stars in my life as when we took a walk one night along the edge of the ocean.

We always enjoyed returning to the condo after a day of adventure on the island. Whether bike riding to the old lighthouse, shopping at the quaint nearby stores, or eating at one of the tasty island restauants, coming back for the evening was like coming home. The rooms were open, inviting, pleasant, and clean...just a place where you wanted to spend time to relax. The kitchen was wonderful, which allowed us to prepare meals for the times we didn't want to go out. The bedrooms were comfortable, and the baths refreshing, Unless you saw people around the complex you would think you were the only ones was so quiet!

Will we go back? Absolutely! In fact we are planning another trip there this October.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Monte & Sandy! Come back any time! This year you'll find we have remodeled the kitchen and freshened the decor to make the condo an even nicer place to stay.
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Palmyra, Indiana

Seashells #3

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay was fabulous. The condo was spotless. It is just like home and is painted with beautiful beach colors (coral, blue and green). The bathrooms are just the right size and there was a laundry room that was very useful, especially since we had 3 boys with us (if you know what I mean). The kitchen is well equiped and has new cabinets, appliances, countertop. We cooked breakfast and several evening meals. Our grandsons never lacked for anything to do. They took their bikes and the condo also has 2 bikes. The neighbors even saw dolphins and manoutees early in the morning. You can walk to the beach and gather seashells or just walk 2 minutes to the pool. The local grocery is Bailey's, which has organic foods. There are many restaurants and unique shops. The beach is amazing--white sand, thousands of seashells and azure water. When you look out on the horizon, you see an aquamarine blue hue--great for photos! The temperature was 94-95 each day and there is always a cooling breeze.

If you are planning a family vacation, we would recommend this condo A++. You will have a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sanibel Island Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4 Holiday 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Value Season 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Holiday 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Apr 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Bridge 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Jun 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
July 4 Holiday 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Sep 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Value Season 2018
Sep 8 2018 - Nov 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2018
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2018
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 4 2019
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $25


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To reserve the property, contact our rental manager at 1-800-533-4486 or by email at
Payment by cash, check or credit card accepted. To confirm reservation, a deposit of 10% of total rental is required (or $200 minimum). Payment in full is due 30 days prior to arrival for rentals of 21 days or less, or 60 days prior to arrival for rentals of 21 days or more.

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