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Captiva Mermaid House - Private Pool - Beachside of Village Center

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Poolside dining and sunning. Photo taken in winter

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Last updated: 07/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Experience the laid back, easy Captiva Island lifestyle with this classic 2 bedroom, 2 full bath cottage with no stairs to deal with. This is an extremely easy home to entertain children.

Its private, secluded, 26x14 ft heated and newly re-surfaced pool with paver stone deck is just off the double French doors of the living room. The Mermaid Home may be called a cottage, but this house is as well updated and equipped as a new luxury home.

**** NOTE! We're heavily booked this season. The Mermaid has not had a single unrented week since January 2013! If our always updated calendar shows your date preference is already reserved, send us a request for alternate suggestions. With a Florida Realtor's license, and extensive knowledge of the Captiva rental inventory, we'll respond with available Captiva homes we know and trust. Perhaps our Sun & Moon, also on this site, is available. ****

Included is a 42' HDTV, a 6 disc CD player with large music selection, i-Pod docking to our 100 watt Onkyo receiver and Bose inside and Yamaha outside pool speakers. Wireless Internet is in place.

The master bedroom has a King bed with HDTV and i-Pod dock and a master bath with step down shower large unoung for two and is equipped with 2 shower heads. The guest bedroom is twin equipped and has an HDTV woth DVD and i-Pod dock. The living room provides a very comfortable Italian leather queen size sleeper sofa, The hall way full bath services the guest room and living room guests.

The kitchen is fully equipped with Ice making refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, coffee and espresso machines and all utensils. A weber gas grill is outside the kitchen and pool area. A washer and dryer is provided in the adjacent laundry room.

The adjacent open dining area has a table for 4 and stools at the kitchen bar for 2 more.

7-speed bicycles are included along with a handy beach cart to haul all the beach chairs, umbrellas, cooler, beach toys and beach towels to the beach

The grounds are covered with many varieties of tropical flowering plants, the beach is a short two minute walk and the docks of the bay are even closer. Captiva's charming village center is a five minute walk.

Personally maintained by the owners. This home is one of the very few Captiva rental houses not managed by a management company. We personally supervise and assist our cleaning staff each Saturday. As the last to walk out the door prior to your arrival, we can assure you the Mermaid Home is one of the most immaculate and best prepared homes on Captiva, both inside and outside.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    W/ LCD TV, DVD and I-pod docking...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    W/ LCD TV and I-pod docking, Slider doors to deck and pool....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    The Captiva beach on the Gulf of Mexico is a 2 minute walk...moreless

  • Village:

    5 minute walk to village center for shopping and dining...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Apr 23 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,195
Fall Special 2016
Sep 10 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,095
Christmas/New Year 2016/2017
Dec 24 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,195
January Special 2017
Jan 7 - Feb 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,795

Changeover Day: Saturday

Winter/Spring 2017
Feb 4 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,195

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer 2017
Apr 29 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,295

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

From $1,995 Per Week

Weekly rentals only.

Check-in is Saturday

at 2 pm (14:00 hr).

Check-out is Saturday

at 10am (10:00 hr).

Smoking & pets are not permitted.

Note: Fall special rate of $1,995 is valid for up to 4 guests. 5-6 guest occupancy requires use normal off-season rate of $2,195 per week.

Thanksgiving week is $2,695 for the week.

$500 advance payment by credit card to reserve, the balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Full deposit refund up to 60 days prior to arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/15/2016
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ft Myers (RSW)
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Car: Recommended

Cruises for sightseeing or lunch at nearby islands just a short walk from the house

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We have been in the Captiva vacation home rental business since 1998 and personally maintain and manage our properties. The Mermaid House was our first, and we've kept it fresh and always doing something new to please guests every year. We're the last to leave the house before you arrive, so we know it is prepared perfectly for your arrival.

Why the Owner Chose Captiva, FL, USA:
This is one of the few remaining classic Captiva cottage style houses offering the charm of 'Olde Florida', but with all the updates and conveniences of newer homes. It is one of the last ground level homes built (1976), as all homes built from 1978 required the living area to be built on pilings requiring stairs to enter. It may have the record for popularity based on rental history, as it has not had an unrented week since January 2013.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The pool on the same level of the house with no stairs to deal with make entertaining all family members quite easy. Further, the location on a small, quiet street is close to beach, bay, Chapel by the Sea, Captiva Library and the village center with an easy walk to all.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Poolside dining and sunning. Photo taken in winter

    Poolside dining and sunning. Photo taken in winter

  • Leather furniture in the living room

    Leather furniture in the living room

  • Double French Doors from Living Room

    Double French Doors from Living Room

  • Poolside Dining - photo taken in summer

    Poolside Dining - photo taken in summer

  • Street View

    Street View

  • Kitchen, dining and bar area

    Kitchen, dining and bar area

  • Mermaid back yard for all day sunning

    Mermaid back yard for all day sunning

  • Mermaid Master Bath Ensuite

    Mermaid Master Bath Ensuite

  • Guest Room Equipped w/ LCD TV, DVD and i-Pod docking speakers

    Guest Room Equipped w/ LCD TV, DVD and i-Pod docking speakers

  • Outdoor Shower behind the front gate

    Outdoor Shower behind the front gate

  • Bicycles Included with the Mermaid House

    Bicycles Included with the Mermaid House

  • Beach Path

    Beach Path

  • Mermaid House, 11510 Murmond Lane, near the Green Flash Restaurant

    Mermaid House, 11510 Murmond Lane, near the Green Flash Restaurant

  • Queen size leather sleeper sofa in the living room is quite comfortable.

    Queen size leather sleeper sofa in the living room is quite comfortable.

  • Pool is off the Living Area w/ No Stairs

    Pool is off the Living Area w/ No Stairs

  • Mermaid Front Garden

    Mermaid Front Garden

  • Front Walk

    Front Walk

  • Screened lanai from master bedroom (rear of photo) to pool. Dining doors ahead.

    Screened lanai from master bedroom (rear of photo) to pool. Dining doors ahead.

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom Twin Beds

    Guest Bedroom Twin Beds

  • Mermaid Guest Bath

    Mermaid Guest Bath

  • Beach cart, chairs, umbrella, cooler and beach towels provided

    Beach cart, chairs, umbrella, cooler and beach towels provided

  • Blind Pass Bridge from sanibel to Captiva Island

    Blind Pass Bridge from sanibel to Captiva Island

  • Typically Open Captiva Beach

    Typically Open Captiva Beach

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2016
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