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Direct Gulf views, lush tropical landscape, a great location

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 8

Direct Gulf views, lush tropical landscape, a great location and a charming beach cottage are all the ingredients you need for an amazing Captiva vacation. This is a historical Cape Cod style ground level home with older finishes throughout including the original kitchen. This home features two structures. The first structure is a one bedroom, one bathroom honeymoon style master suite with a queen sized bed. The second structure is a two bedroom two bath home with an open kitchen, dining room and living room. The fully equipped kitchen has a range; dishwasher and microwave open to the living and dining areas. The first bedroom has a king sized bedroom, its own writing desk, TV and bathroom. The second bedroom has twin beds, its own TV and its own bathroom. Some of the other features in this charming home are Wi-Fi throughout, books and movies for our guests, beach chairs and a grill. A truly unique property, grill out while enjoying the views and sounds of the surf from your front deck. If you are looking for a weekly house, direct Gulf views, historical charm and older finishes this is the home for you!

Stroll across the beach to enjoy the white sandy beaches and amazing sunsets. Walk down to Tween Waters to relax by the pool listen to a band, rent a boat, kayak or enjoy one of their delicious restaurants. * Tween Waters may charge an additional fee for use of their facilities.

More Details

Property Manager
Kingfisher Vacations Reservations
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Kingfisher Vacations Reservations

We are locally owned and operated. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable of Sanibel Island and Captiva Island. We pride ourselves on personal care and professional commitment to quality in everything we do. Each vacation rental property is carefully inspected to the highest standards. We will offer the best deal for your holiday or vacation plans. We guarantee you will get the best value when you book with us.

Why Kingfisher Vacations Reservations chose Captiva

It's the perfect place to relax and get away!

What makes this house unique

The townhome is within walking distance to great restaurants and you may enjoy the beach and boating from one location. It's also an easy drive from the airport and there is always a direct flight to Ft. Myers from many places in the US!


Captiva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beach towels provided. You will find a starter pack of dishwashing liquid, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent, one roll of paper towels, and one small bar of soap per shower, one roll of toilet tissue per bathroom, one box of tissues per bathroom and one bag per trash receptacle. We charge no additional fees and are true island locals (we live on the islands), island owned and operated.


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Direct Gulf views, lush tropical landscape, a great location
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
Dayton Ohio

Perfect little cottage for us!

  • 5 of 5

I've been debating on writing a review because I don't want to give away this hidden gem.

Our family stayed in this cottage and it was perfect for us! If you are high maintence and need fancy furnishings and brand new appliances etc., then this place is not for you! We thought the location, the view, the vegetation surrounding the cottage and the wildlife made up for the minor issues we found. We mainly went for the beach and total relaxation which we more than got! There are plenty of resturants on Captiva and Sanibel if you choose to dine out. We cooked breakfast and lunch everyday and 5 out 7 dinners. The kitchen was well stocked as far as we were concerned.

We have been to Sanibel many times in the past and this was our favorite. The separate cottage was a huge plus! It provided plenty of privacy so you don't feel you are right on top of each other if you go with a group. The air conditioner in the bathroom was strange at first but we got used to it. I mean how much time do you really spend in your room anyways!? About the windows, anyone that has ever been to Florida knows that it rains a lot and there's an abundance of salt air. Even if they were to clean the windows after every rental they would still get dirty everyday from the salt air alone. Once we got there and settled, we cleaned them up a bit, taking all of 5 minutes. It definitely helped the view! I hope others get to enjoy this charming cottage as much as we did. We'll definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the wonderful review and taking the chance of exposing this hidden gem! We'll always hold the home for you if you re-book shortly after arrival:)! You are spot on with the appointments of the home as it is not newer but what a location! We are thrilled this is your favorite home for a vacation and it is apparent you are experienced with the window comment! Thank you so much and we hope to see you soon.
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Beach cottage paradise!

  • 4 of 5

Great little getaway! Great location and short walk to beach!! Home is aged and shows wear and teae but does have what you need for a vacation and it adds to the character of a beach cottage!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 had plenty of space to rest and hang out together. The sounds of the ocean and peaceful atmosphere of the home was very relaxing. Shelling was amazing - we took home plenty of souvenirs and walking right across the street to the beach was so convenient. Yes, the house is a bit dated inside, but it's really cute and homey! Don't miss the shell museum (surprisingly interesting), segway tour was fun on a cloudy day, we rented bikes, which was also a lot of fun. Had the weather been a tad bit warmer, we would have enjoyed the ocean more, but we certainly loved the sunshine when we had it. We use VRBO often and my husband said the pictures really didn't do it justice in terms of proximity to the ocean and beauty of the trees on the property. Thank you so much for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review! Thank you. The location of this home is spectacular and while we agree this home is a bit dated, we also agree it is homey, cute and comfortable. We are thrilled you had a lovely stay and we hope to see you soon! -Kingfisher Vacations
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great little place, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage was perfect for our family, grandparents, myself and 2 teenagers. It is just across the road from a lovely beach, no crowds there when we were staying. Minor problems (eg running out of gas for the barbecue) were dealt with promptly and without fuss. Recommended

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are delighted you had a nice stay and enjoyed the uncrowded beach this home has to offer!!
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Not worth the high rental cost

  • 3 of 5

While the cottage was charming and a suitable size there were many things I found to be lacking especially at the price point for the rental. I was expecting a fully useable kitchen because I cook and bake but I did not have everything I needed. Cabinet doors would not stay closed and I would have to be careful not to bang my head. Dishwasher only cleaned items on the bottom rack. Everything in the kitchen was tired, run down and very old. The HVAC unit did not work properly we would wake up to freezing temperatures and the thermostat would read otherwise and the heat would do the same with very high temperatures. Only certain windows could be used because they didn't operate or the frame around the window was rotten. All the bath towels had to be washed because they were new and were shedding excessively which led us to shaking them outdoors and sweeping up the lint. This project took most the day because the washer could only handle two towels at a time.

On the positive side the cottage is charming. There are beautiful beach views and private beach access with stellar sunsets. The windows were so dirty that it was hard to see out and that is disappointing. The outdoor deck was very comfortable and a wonderful place to grill and dine. The separate cottage with bedroom was a bonus and served us well, however, the window a/c unit next to the toilet was odd and did now cool the bedroom adequately. The location was perfect distance for walking and biking and restaurants. My hang up is the price of the rental with the kitchen needing so many updates and the cleanliness. I would rent there again if upgrades were made, repairs to the HVAC were done and it was given a thorough cleaning.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad that you found the deck comfortable for grilling and dining and that the home location perfect. We would agree that the kitchen would be well served by an upgrade(our description on vrbo and our website states-"older finishes throughout including the original kitchen"). This probably is not the kitchen for you if you are hope to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. If you want to spend a lot of time at the beach this home has a lot to offer. We are sorry this home was not a good match for you. We have found that a good conversation with a potential guest about their needs and expectations is very helpful. Please do not hesitate to call and we will go over the highlights and shortcomings of a specific home. Because of these characteristics and the fact that the home is older(historic actually!), we priced this unit to be one of the best priced single family, beachfront(must cross the street) homes on Captiva and feel the value is there. We appreciate your knowledge from use of the home and will utilize it to correct the issues with the cabinet doors, dishwasher and HVAC. At any time during a stay; we are ready, willing and able to address items like this, please call and we'll be right out! We are glad you found the cottage charming, appreciated the beautiful beach views and private access to the beach and stellar sunsets. Thank you again for taking the time to write this review.
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Cedartown, Ga

Perfect location. Looks just like the pictures

  • 4 of 5

This is a very cute house. Perfect location right across from the beach and if you don't mind walking close enough to walk to town to eat dinner and watch the sunset at the Muckey Duck. With a few updates it would be a 5. The separate bed/bath is very nice for privacy for more than one couple. The biggest drawback was the king bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on and the TVs in the bedrooms need updating. Overall my entire family enjoyed this rental

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
RSW- Fort Myers International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Crows Nest
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Crows Nest
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Right across the street
Car: recommended

Captiva Charm is located on Captiva Dr and is central to Captiva Village. A short walk to shopping, marinas and restaurants. The beach is directly across a quiet street. Watch the sunsets from your front deck.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

  • $1950 to $3900/Wk
  • US Dollars
  • Low Season $1850.00-$2800/week
  • High Season $3,900.00/week
  • Mid Season $3000.00

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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