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'Peek-a-View' of Gulf from Our Lanai

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Last updated: 07/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A five-minute stroll takes you to Sanibel's famous shelling beach, just across the street from our condo unit. Recently completely redecorated in ''Sanibel style,'' the unit is beautifully appointed with original art, tile floors, high-end furnishings, and a completely renovated master kitchen with 'high end' appliances. The Sandpebble complex is quiet, intimate, and non-commercial -- just 23 units, most of which are owner occupied. The garden-like grounds run along the Sanibel river, with deck and eating/barbeque areas overlooking the Beachview golf course, across the water. The pleasant pool area has ample lounge chairs and tables. There is a tennis court on the property as well. We have an on-island rental agent who can address any questions or problems with a local phone call.

The unit is on the top (4th) floor, with the best view and no noises from units above. Our newly appointed lanai is newly tiled and has comfortable chairs for relaxation and an attractive dining area.

While we aren't directly on the beach, there is a ''peek-a-view'' of the Gulf of Mexico (see listing photo) through the palm trees across the street. From the other side of the condo, you'll see the bird and animal life along the river (including resident alligators!) and the golfers moving down the fairway. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the utensils a guest might need to whip up anything from microwave popcorn to a gourmet meal. The spacious living room has flat screen TV with DVD, stereo with MP3 connection, WiFi (and a wired high-speed internet connection), and a small library of cookbooks and books on local activities and the flora and fauna of Sanibel. There are television sets in both bedrooms.

Sandpebble is centrally located on Sanibel's network of bike paths -- a short ride to the shops along Periwinke Way, a longer peddle to the wildlife at Ding Darling National Wildlife Center, or the new Sanibel Recreation Center, with its Olympic swimming pool, gym and weight rooms, lighted tennis courts, and childrens' water play area. Whether it's the beaches, parks and wildlife, shopping, or great dining alternatives, you'll find everything Sanibel has to offer close at hand.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 4

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Under 25s must be accompanied by parents...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Water View: limited Gulf view from east (lanai) side, view of Sanibel River and golf course from west side of unit. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: Under 25s must be accompanied by parents; tennis court and heated swimming pool in condo complex; screened lanai looking toward Gulf of Mexico with limited view of Gulf; Elevator; 32-inchHD flat screen in living room; TV with VCR in master bedroom; standard TV in guest bedroom. No music library, but there is a cable to plug your MP3/ipod player into the stereo system. Newly remodeled kitchen after June 8, with all new cupboards, granite counters, stainless appliances, etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    library of books on Florida attractions, wildlife (especially birds) and regional cookbooks...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    No music library, but there is a cable to plug your MP3/ipod player into the stereo system...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) 32-inchHD flat screen in living room; TV with VCR in master bedroom; standard TV in guest bedroom....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Toys:

    beach toys, beach towels, umbrella...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    plus good cell phone coverage all over Sanibel Island...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    (4) in complex...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Newly remodeled kitchen with all new cupboards, granite counters, stainless appliances, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    can easily be rented locally...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    deck and patios along river...moreless

  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    screened lanai off of living room looking toward Gulf of Mexico with limited view of Gulf...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
Apr 16 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$850 $3,060
Holiday
Dec 17 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750
mid-season
Jan 7 - Jan 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,200 $4,320
High season
Jan 28 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750 $6,300
Low season
Apr 22 - Dec 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$895 $3,222
Holiday
Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,750
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$895 $3,222
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

10% discount for rentals of four weeks or more.

No additional fees except FL sales tax (11%) and refundable security deposit.

NOTE: Minimum one-week rental, Saturday-Saturday except by special request;

VI,MC accepted

Security deposit (10% of rental or $200, whichever is more) due at time of reservation; balance one month before.

Rentals handled by our on-island rental agent, which accepts Visa and Mastercard.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/09/2016
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Location

26 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ft Myers
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Beachview Golf Course
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sundial
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sanibel - across the street

Car: Recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Tom and Carolyn Church are innkeepers during the summer and fall, at Coveside Bed & Breakfast on another beautiful island -- Georgetown Island, on the coast of Maine. Tom is a retired college teacher (political science at the State University of New York in Albany). Carolyn was a travel agent and pastry chef. As innkeepers and frequent travelers (during our off-season), we have a good idea what vacation guests are looking for in a rental property, and have tried to provide this in our Sanibel condo.

Why the Owner Chose Sanibel Island, FL, USA:
Sanibel Island is unique and very special. More than 60 percent of the island is in conservation land that will never be developed. Most of the island roads pass through unspoilt island ecosystems. Development on the island is concentrated along the beaches (though with ample beach access all along the coast); no structures are more than four stories high and the condominium complexes are tasteful, most with substantial green space. Thus, much of the overdevelopment common to the Florida coast has been avoided by careful planning. We were looking for a property on Sanibel that could be upgraded to a high standard (which we have done over the past several years), that was close to the beach, but that wasn't in a busy, 'resort-style' property. Most of the units at Sandpebble are occupied by owners for the winter season, and the complex is quiet and friendly.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • 'Peek-a-View' of Gulf from Our Lanai

    'Peek-a-View' of Gulf from Our Lanai

  • Living Room Toward Kitchen

    Living Room Toward Kitchen

  • Living Room and Lanai

    Living Room and Lanai

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Lanai Dining Table

    Lanai Dining Table

  • Sandpebble Swimming Pool

    Sandpebble Swimming Pool

  • walk to Sanibel beach, across from our condo

    walk to Sanibel beach, across from our condo

  • Sandpebble Condominium

    Sandpebble Condominium

  • Living Room and Entertainment Center

    Living Room and Entertainment Center

  • New granite and stainless kitchen

    New granite and stainless kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • New Master Bath

    New Master Bath

  • The Spot for Sipping on the Lanai

    The Spot for Sipping on the Lanai

  • Garden Walk

    Garden Walk

  • Sanibel River & Beachview Golf Course from Condo

    Sanibel River & Beachview Golf Course from Condo

VRBO #330930

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french
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