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Gulf Front Condo, 25 Ft to Beach, Free Bikes

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Last updated: 03/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6

SPECIAL PRICING: Inquire about last minute reservations for savings up to 40%. During the four weeks prior to any arrival date, I will discount the rate on my unit an additional 10% each week for a stay of 7 nights or more. That's 10% if booked 4 weeks in advance, 20% if booked 3 weeks in advance, 30% - 2 weeks in advance and 40% - 1 week in advance.


LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION are said to be the three most important considerations in identifying desireable real estate. On Sanibel Island this can be further defined to VIEWS, VIEWS and more VIEWS in selecting your vacation home.
At our unit 3A3 at Ocean's Reach Resort, we think we have a combination of location and view that can't be beat. Our unit is only 25 feet from the beach, an amenity hard to find anywhere on the Island. Located almost exactly on the elbow of the Island, the views from the beach offer both inspiring morning sunrises and spectacular evening sunsets. With limited development on both sides, the atmosphere of tropical remoteness and serenity is enhanced.
With 1000 SF of living space, the unit comfortably accommodates up to 6 people. The screened lanai overlooks the short walkway to the beach and the Gulf. There are many amenities, typically found only in premier properties. These include being professionally decorated and furnished throughout, with solid surface kitchen and bath counter tops, 42” HD flat panel TV and DVD player in the living room and 25” flat panel TVs in each bedroom, ceiling fans in all rooms and the lanai and reliable, hi-speed, wireless internet access.
We make personal and family use of the condo 6-8 weeks each year. As such, we furnish, decorate and equip the unit to the standards required to make it a comfortable second home. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances. You will also find an ample supply of dishes, cookware, utensils, dishtowels and other kitchenware to meet all your needs. The dining room comfortably seats six and opens to the living room, the lanai and the spectacular ocean view. The master bedroom has a king bed and there are twin beds in the second bedroom and there is a sleep sofa in the livingroom. All linens and towels are provided and there is a washer and dryer in the unit. We try to include as many staples as possible so you don’t have to run to the store as soon as you arrive and don’t have to buy a month’s supply of something for a one-week stay. These include items like soap, toilet paper, dish and laundry detergent, paper towels and much more.

The complex has 64 units in 4 buildings, located on a quiet, secluded dead end street. Its midpoint location on the Island makes for a short drive to Periwinkle and the center of Island shopping. Exterior amenities include tennis courts, heated swimming pool, gas grills, shuffleboard, basketball court, covered parking, beach chairs and other beach games and toys. We also have four adult bikes available at no additional charge. The beach is famous for the variety of shells that are found and the surf is generally gentle and slopes gradually, making for a great swim area, especially for small children. With limited development on both sides, the atmosphere of tropical remoteness and serenity is enhanced.
If you have never been to Sanibel, we believe you will find it to be a uniquely tropical vacation destination. If you are a returning visitor, we invite you to consider our Sanibel home for your vacation. In either case, we believe you will be very happy with your choice.

WHAT TO DO
Without question, the greatest attraction of Sanibel is its beach. While other beaches may have better or more sand, higher dunes or other favored characteristics, there is something about the total tropical experience of walking the beach at Sanibel. The combination of magnificent views and a shoreline that brings a new population of shells with every tide is rivaled only by the grace and beauty of the pelicans and gulls in the sky. The dolphins playing in the surf produce a serenity and solitude that is unmatched anywhere.
If outdoor sports are your priority, enjoy the three island golf courses and several championship courses nearby. Tennis courts are available at no charge and there are miles of bike paths on Sanibel on which you can explore the Island on the four bicycles provided at no charge. For the nature lover there is the Ding Darling Wildlife Sanctuary offering rare sightings of tropical birds, alligators and other wildlife. There is also The Bailey Track, Tarpon Bay which has nature trails, mangrove canoe trails and other interesting exhibits and many other preserve lands.
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Owner

Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/03/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We make personal and family use of the condo 6-8 weeks each year. As such, we furnish, decorate and equip the unit to the standards required to make it a comfortable second home. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances. You will also find an ample supply of dishes, cookware, utensils, dishtowels and other kitchenware to meet all your needs. The dining room comfortably seats six and opens to the living room, the lanai and the spectacular ocean view. The master bedroom has a king bed and there are twin beds in the second bedroom and there is a sleep sofa in the livingroom. All linens and towels are provided and there is a washer and dryer in the unit. We try to include as many staples as possible so you don’t have to run to the store as soon as you arrive and don’t have to buy a month’s supply of something for a one-week stay. These include items like soap, toilet paper, dish and laundry detergent, paper towels and much more....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    25 feet to the beach...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    (2)...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Fantastic gulf front views...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Gulf front pool is a great amenity...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
12
Mar 4 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,450
13
Apr 1 - Apr 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,250
14
Apr 8 - Apr 14, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,550
15
Apr 15 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,075
16
Apr 22 - May 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,775
17
May 6 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,725
18
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,725
19
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,750
20
Jul 1 - Jul 28, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,825
21
Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,750
22
Aug 5 - Aug 11, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,650
23
Aug 12 - Aug 18, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,450
24
Aug 19 - Aug 25, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,325
25
Aug 26 - Sep 29, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,295
26
Sep 30 - Oct 6, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,395
27
Oct 7 - Oct 20, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,395
28
Oct 21 - Oct 27, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,495
29
Oct 28 - Nov 17, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,650
30
Nov 18 - Nov 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,850
31
Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,295
32
Dec 2 - Dec 8, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,395
33
Dec 9 - Dec 15, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,295
34
Dec 16 - Dec 22, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,445
35
Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay

$3,550
36
Jan 6 - Jan 12, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,350
36
Jan 13 - Jan 19, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,550
37
Jan 20 - Jan 26, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,850
38
Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,925
39
Feb 3 - Feb 9, 2018
7 night min stay

$3,000
40
Feb 10 - Feb 16, 2018
4 night min stay

$3,375
41
Feb 17 - Feb 23, 2018
7 night min stay

$3,400
42
Feb 24 - Mar 2, 2018
7 night min stay

$3,450
43
Mar 3 - Apr 6, 2018
7 night min stay

$3,550
43
Apr 7 - Apr 13, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,200
44
Apr 14 - Apr 20, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,300
44
Apr 21 - May 4, 2018
4 night min stay

$1,850

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

$1095-$2875/week

SPECIAL PRICING: Inquire about last minute reservations for savings up to 40%. During the four weeks prior to any arrival date, I will discount an additional 10% each week. That's 10% if booked 4 weeks in advance, 20% if booked 3 weeks in advance, 30% - 2 weeks in advance and 40% - 1 week in advance.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 03/03/2017
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Location

100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Casa Ybel
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several public courses on the Island
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Casa Ybel
Sanibel Island, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
You are on it

Car: Recommended

Our 2BR/2BA gulf front unit is only 25 feet from the beach, an amenity hard to find anywhere on the Island. Located almost exactly on the elbow of Sanibel, the views offer both inspiring morning sunrises and spectacular evening sunsets. The beach is famous for the variety of shells that are found and the surf is generally gentle and slopes gradually, making for a great swim area, especially for small children. With limited development on both sides, the atmosphere of tropical remoteness and serenity is enhanced. With 1000 SF of living space, the unit comfortably accommodates up to 6 people. The screened lanai overlooks the short walkway to the beach and the Gulf.

The complex has 64 units in 4 buildings, located on a quiet secluded dead end street. Its midpoint location on the Island makes for a short drive to Periwinkle and the center of Island shopping. Exterior amenities include tennis courts, heated swimming pool, grills, shuffleboard, basketball court, covered parking.

Other Activities: Birding, Shelling, Nature Trails

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Hi, my name is Dave Herrick. My wife Sandy and I live north of Boston and we have owned this unit since 2004. We have been coming to Sanibel for over 30 years. We owned a condo in the 80s which we unfortunately sold in 1992. Ever since then, we have been hoping to be able to someday re-establish an ownership position on the Island. Our desire is to establish a high quality, well maintained unit to which our guests will want to return to, year after year. During the 80s we made Sanibel our annual vacation, usually over the Holidays to coincide with school vacations for our three boys. Sometimes we had Christmas trees and boats in tow. Sometimes it was grandparents joining us to escape the Boston cold. On every occasion, it was a trip we all looked forward to with excitement and anticipation. My kids learned to swim on Sanibel. This is where they saw their first alligator in the wild. We took daily bike rides on the miles of bike paths and explored the wildlife at the numerous sanctuaries. Sometimes we just walked the beach at low tide and talked about whatever interesting shells or other sealife we found. Overall, Sanibel became a very special place in our lives. It became a place we all enjoyed together; a difficult concept to achieve in a diverse and growing family. During the nineties, we missed our southern sojourns, but with the kids involved in school activities and moving on to college, it became increasingly difficult to schedule family trips. Interestingly, with the kids now through school and with kids of their own, they have rekindled their own memories and attraction to the Island. We have enjoyed this new phase in our lives and look forward to continuing to share our Sanibel home with our family and with other new and returning visitors. Dave and Sandy Herrick

Why the Owner Chose Sanibel Island, FL, USA:
If you have never been to Sanibel and you like quiet , layback, tropical, no street lights, no hi-rises and miles of bike paths, you must give Sanibel a try. Staying at my place is just an added bonus

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
25 feet to the beach direct gulf view gulf front pool on-site management free bikes totally re-built 2006 championship quality tennis court grill and picnic area beautifully landscaped reserved covered parking shell cleaning station


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/03/2017

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Photos

  • Aerial View

    Aerial View

  • Lanai view and walkway to the beach

    Lanai view and walkway to the beach

  • Gulf views from the Kitchen, DR,LR and lanai

    Gulf views from the Kitchen, DR,LR and lanai

  • Dining room with seating for six

    Dining room with seating for six

  • Comfortable living room seating

    Comfortable living room seating

  • MBR with 21" flat panel TV

    MBR with 21" flat panel TV

  • Twins in guest BR with 21" flat panel TV

    Twins in guest BR with 21" flat panel TV

  • Full size washer and dryer

    Full size washer and dryer

  • Beautiful sunsets from the beach in front of the unit

    Beautiful sunsets from the beach in front of the unit

  • The grove picnic and grill area

    The grove picnic and grill area

  • Championship tennis court

    Championship tennis court

  • Reserved parking and covered carports

    Reserved parking and covered carports

  • View from the Lanai

    View from the Lanai

  • Lanai furnitures and slider to the MBR

    Lanai furnitures and slider to the MBR

  • Kitchen with solid surface countertops

    Kitchen with solid surface countertops

  • Living room with 42" flat panel TV and entertainment center

    Living room with 42" flat panel TV and entertainment center

  • Gulf front MBR. You can hear the surf at night

    Gulf front MBR. You can hear the surf at night

  • Master bath with step in shower

    Master bath with step in shower

  • Guest bath with full size tub and shower

    Guest bath with full size tub and shower

  • Entry hall and desk area

    Entry hall and desk area

  • Shuffleboard

    Shuffleboard

  • Shell cleaning station

    Shell cleaning station

  • Back of the buildings and parking area

    Back of the buildings and parking area

VRBO #35388

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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