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Luxury Beach Home with Private Beach , heated pool, 4BR + kids bedroom

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights

Overview

About the property

Here is a video of my piece of paradise https://youtu.be/0xOmOKFITCM

Lea by the Sea is a luxurious beach house with its own private beach and large floor to ceiling panoramic windows in every room but one..

Copy and paste this 3D Virtual Tour link to your search bar and transport yourself to my tropical paradise. https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=XhGB7dNHE63

The house was completely renovated and remodeled in 2011. It contains flat screen televisions in all bedrooms and a 48 inch tv in the great room. It has internet Wi-Fi throughout the house. It has a large heated pool and jacuzzi.

The huge open plan living area has a panoramic view over San Carlos Bay where you can relax on the sofa and watch the wildlife of Sanibel Island . All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and private balconies. There's also a children's annexed bedroom .

It has an elevator to all 3 floors. The sense you get from the house is a light, bright, airy, open and casual feeling. It is situated in an upscale area with Sanibel yacht club just 5 minutes' walk away where you can hire a boat or dine at the famous Grandma Dots. There are several restaurants within easy walking distance.

Alex the property caretaker is always available to help you.

Sanibel is a narrow island with the gulf on one side and the bay on the other side , it is joined to the mainland by a 3 mile bridge..

Further Details: Sanibel is a unique destination and forbids the big multiples, so most of the shops and restaurants are owner run, giving a very low key, easygoing, personal and friendly atmosphere to the island. There are 3 golf courses the island, The Dunes, Beachview, and The Sanctuary.

There are cycle lanes absolutely everywhere. Crime does not exist. A great place for kids. Over half the island is a nature reserve and you can drive, cycle or canoe through most of it. The famous Florida Everglades are just an hour away.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

PLEASE NOTE . One pet dog is very welcome . Fee $400 .Unfortunately cats are not allowed. Pet cleanup after checkout will be deducted from your damage deposit by the amount charged by the cleaners.

Payment is ONLY via the VRBO/Homeaway secure payment system , they in turn pay me. So your money is 100% safe ,secure, instant and guaranteed by VRBO/Homeaway . (For your own benefit never pay for a booking by bank wire transfer or check.)

There is a dedicated property manager , who will look after any issues during your stay. The keys to access the property are in a lockbox on the door handle , the combination will be emailed along with other helpful details upon receipt of payment.

The cancellation policy is simple.

. If you cancel within 2 months of booking you get an instant no quibble refund.

. If you cancel after 2 months but before you pay your balance you get a refund less $300 administration fee.

. If you cancel after you pay the full amount , you get a refund less the administration fee once we can rerent the unit.

. It's always advisable to buy cancellation insurance if possible .

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More Details

Property Manager
Michael
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

What makes this house unique

The cancellation policy is simple.

. If you cancel within 2 months of booking you get an instant no quibble refund.

. If you cancel after 2 months but before you pay your balance you get a refund less $ 300 administration fee.

. If you cancel after you pay the full amount , you get a refund less the administration fee once we can rerent the unit.

. It's always advisable to buy cancellation insurance if possible .

Amenities

Sanibel Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 -
    Full 2 -
    Full 3 -
    Full 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 child bed , This is an annex bedroom connected to bedroom 3
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Copy and paste this Virtual Tour link http://3dswfl.com/3d-model/550-lighthouse-way/skinned/

Reviews

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Luxury Beach Home with Private Beach , heated pool, 4BR + kids bedroom
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Perkasie, PA
5

Beautiful location on the Gulf and near shops and restaurants .

  • 5 of 5

There were six adults , three children and plenty of room in the house so we weren't in each other's way. Beautiful pool area and spa. The living area and three of the bedrooms had an incredible view of the gulf . We watched dolphins jumping out of the water from the living room area. There is a small beach in front of the house where we went swimming and watched the dolphins pass by. There were restaurants close by that served great food and drinks. Traders was a favorite for lunch. Wonderful time enjoyed by all! Owner was very responsive and no issues with the rental ! Vacation went to fast !!! Loved it! Don and Debbie DelMar

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular! Fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at night and so we didn't get to see the view . But oh my God! When we woke up the following morning we couldn't believe our eyes. It was like we were sitting in the middle of the ocean! It took our breath away. Panoramic views of San Carlos Bay through huge floor to ceiling windows.The house itself is stunning with great attention to detail in all the rooms. We had several wonderful evenings sitting on the lanai watching the dolphins in the water. The kids couldn't believe they had their own private beach to play on. Sanibel is such a wonderful vacation destination. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Monmouth county, NJ
5

Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Lea by the Sea in late 2015 for an extended family vacation -- two small/young families, plus brother and father. We all took different ways to get there, and my husband arrived first. He called me and started exclaiming into the phone how amazing the house is. The wall of windows... the pool... the beachfront location... four complete bathrooms... spacious bedrooms... open living space... separate decks... Wow. We had an amazing time. The house itself is a destination. The kids fished right from the beach at the house. We spent so many hours in the pool (and the photos do not do it justice!) My father has a hard time with stairs, so he used the elevator! Bring a stand up paddleboard or something like that with you and put it in the water right behind the house. What a great opportunity. The owners and the property managers were extremely responsive and kind.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Olathe, KS
5

Excellent amenities for a month on Sanibel

  • 5 of 5

The view. Wow. From the moment we arrived, we were drawn to the view out of the huge picture windows. The bay provided ever-changing scenery. Dolphins, pelicans, jumping fish, sunrises and sunsets...something we miss now that we are gone!

The home's elevator was handy for bringing groceries up from the garage. The pool/hot tub provided many hours of entertainment for our family and visiting guests. We brought our own kayaks/paddle boards and enjoyed the convenience of being right on the beach. Our kids fished and caught a tarpon and a shark as well as some smaller fish. There are many puzzles in the home which we completed. The home does show some wear (paint/carpet) BUT it was CLEAN and we felt more at home with the wear because of that especially since we brought our dog with us. The location is perfect. Just a short walk to Pinocchio's for ice cream and also the lighthouse. You don't have to fight traffic to get on and off the island due to the location of the home. Only thing I would recommend is for you to bring your own coffee pot if you are used to a Keurig or Bunn. (Their pot makes good coffee...it just takes a long time to do so. ) Beds were comfy. There are at least 3 twin size air beds for your use in addition to the 1 King, 3 Qn, and one twin. The mother in law suite was an interesting setup as it had a QN bed in the bedroom but in the bathroom suite area there was also a twin bed. Would recommend this home, wish I could go back SOON!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

SPECTACULAR STAY!

  • 5 of 5

My family's stay at Lea By The Sea was what dreams are made of. Everything about the experience was as -or more than- promised and first rate all around.

On the first day everything went as smooth a silk. The key was in the lockbox, the home was immaculately clean, and the view out the panormamic back windows when you walk in the front door was drop-to-your-knees stunning!

We had seven people and all settled in with plenty of room to spare. The elevator to all floors was also perfect for my 87 year old handicapped father, who was able to move around the spacious home at will.

While we had thought that we'd spend a lot of lunches and dinners out, we found that we didn't ever want to leave this comfortable and tastefully decoated luxury environment. So we ate in for nearly every breakfast, lunch and dinner, which we easily prepared in the well equipped kitchen. Most of the time in the evening we grilled out on gas grill on the elevated patio right outside the kitchen. We dicovered Jerrys, a great grocery store right up the street for all of our supplies, including great chops and steaks. For seafood grilling, we bought fresh filets of Black Grouper, Snapper and Chilian Sea Bass from Timbers which was just a little further up the street and around a corner. The evenings we did dine out we went to The Captiva House On Captiva...WOW...excellent chef...great service, highly recommended.

Still, the hypnotic highlight of our stay was the incredible show that was constantly taking place so close, right outside the four huge floor-to-ceiling back glass panels! Diving pelicans, sneaky, slow motion great egrets, kamakasi terns and frolicking dolphins would entertain us for hours. Once we actually saw three dolphins fly completely out of the water straight up in the air, almost standing on their tails. Just fantastic! We spent countless hours in the comfortable setting right by the windows drinking coffee or cocktails mesmerized by the action.

All in all, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that nobody in our family will ever forget. To top it all off, in continuing first class fashion, I had a check in my mailbox for the full security deposit within one week of departure.

I've got to go back again someday soon--it's just a must!

Thanks so much to the owner and his wonderful assistant for sharing this fabulous home and ensuring a flawless vacation for my whole family.

Tom Thomson

Roscommon, Michigan

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gettysburg, PA
5

Wow!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I don't know where to begin! My family and I have rented homes around the world and have had "too many" vacations! Lea by the Sea and Sanibel are out of this world! The location is perfect, just minutes from anything we needed. However, having our own swimming pool, private beach and stunning views from every window made us not want to leave the house! I would highly recommend this home to anyone that promises to not rent the weeks we want to stay there!! The owner and the property exceeded our expectations at every level--count on us year after year!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

35 Minutes to Fort Myers Airport.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Pet Fee $300
Damage Deposit $500

The cancellation policy is simple.
. If you cancel within 2 months of booking you get an instant no quibble refund.
. If you cancel after 2 months but before you pay your balance you get a refund less $ 300 administration fee.
. If you cancel after you pay the full amount , you get a refund less the administration fee once we can rerent the unit.
. It's always advisable to buy cancellation insurance if possible .

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund