Sanibel Island Retreat

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

If you are looking for a retreat from the busy world, our Sanibel Island house is just what you are looking for. Sanibel is a place to recharge your batteries and our house is designed to make the most of your stay.

The house is situated in the Gulf Pines neighborhood, which has sand roads, no street lights and one stop sign. The homes exist within the natural habitat of Sanibel. Sit on the back screen porch and watch white herons feed, red-crested wood peckers climb up the pines, turtles swim lazily in the lagoon, and occasionally spy a mother raccoon and her young cross the bridge behind the house.

The house has an open floor plan with living room, dining room and kitchen on the first floor. There is a bed room and full bath on the first floor as well. On the second floor are two bedrooms, one full bath and a TV-lounge area that looks over the living room. The back of the house is filled with french doors that open to the screen porch. There are two sun-deck areas, one off of the screened porch on the first floor and one above the screen porch on the second floor.

3 couches and two rolled mattresses can be used for extra guests.

Keywords: Gulf Pines, pool access, tennis courts, beach access

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Overlooks a natural lagoon filled with wildlife....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis:

    Community Tennis courts....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May through November
May 1 - Nov 30, 2016
30 night min stay

Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2016
14 night min stay

$2,800 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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We ask for a 50% deposit to hold the property and the remaining amount to be received before arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Doc Fords
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Doc Fords

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: Our family has been vacationing on Sanibel Island since the late 1960's - when there wasn't a causeway and we had to take the ferry over to the island. Through the decades we would occasionally decide to try another beach or another part of Florida. No other place match the natural beauty and peaceful personality of Sanibel. After many years and many stays, we build our dream house in 1991 - which we now offer to you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
More often than not, we use this house as a retreat from our busy lives. We typically turn off emails and leave the TV off. The house is filled with books and the family plays games or work on puzzles.

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Speaks: english


  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Great room downstairs - from living area to dining area.

    Great room downstairs - from living area to dining area.

  • Upstairs blue bedroom

    Upstairs blue bedroom

  • Downstairs bedroom.

    Downstairs bedroom.

  • Downstairs bathroom.

    Downstairs bathroom.

  • Neighborhood pool #1.

    Neighborhood pool #1.

  • End of the beach path.

    End of the beach path.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • View of upstairs loft

    View of upstairs loft

  • Upstairs green bedroom

    Upstairs green bedroom

  • Upstairs bathroom.

    Upstairs bathroom.

  • Neighborhood tennis courts.

    Neighborhood tennis courts.

  • Neighborhood #2.

    Neighborhood #2.

  • Beach view.

    Beach view.

VRBO #322787

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 09, 2016

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Sanibel Island Retreat

Gulf Pines, Sanibel, FL, USA #322787

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

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