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Beach, Bikes and Ocean Breezes- Sanibel Arms 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

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Facing south from the lanai, looking at the Gulf of Mexico through the palms

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Look out on the Gulf of Mexico from the lanai, take a few steps to the beach for sunning or shelling, or dock your boat for free on the canal. Bike paths galore on the island, starting right outside your front door, and two bikes are provided for your use if you like. Travel about a mile to the famous Sanibel Lighthouse, or a bit further to the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.
Much of the island has remained undeveloped and it is very flat--perfect for bikes or walking. Tropical plants and wildlife abound, but the island is probably best known for the beautiful seashells that wash up on its roughly 10 miles of Gulf shoreline--all of it accessible to the public, and conveniently a stone's throw from your 2-bedroom, 2nd floor corner unit (sleeps 4-6) in the Sanibel Arms condominiums.
Recently renovated with a fully equipped kitchen and satellite televisions in both bedrooms and the living room. Wireless internet access is included. Cookout on the gas grills or just enjoy the heated pool and clubhouse.

Keywords: condo, vacation rental, apartment, unit, retreat

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1050 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom and bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Standard double pull-out sleeper....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 2 adult 7-speed bicycles (male, female) available for no extra charge, beach umbrella, beach chairs, beach toys included...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    No roads to cross, a very short walk to the beach....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    As you can see from the picture, the Gulf is visible from the lanai and if the waves are big enough you can hear them breaking along with the rustling of the nearby palm trees....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Six additional beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    One male, one female, both 7-speed...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season (2016)
Aug 20 - Nov 18, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,150
Mid Season (2016)
Nov 19 - Dec 23, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak Season (2016)
Dec 24 - Dec 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,100

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid Season (2017)
Dec 31 - Jan 20, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak Season (2017)
Jan 21 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,100

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid Season (2017)
Apr 23 - May 13, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600
Low Season (2017)
May 14 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,150
Summer (2017)
Jun 11 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,375
Low Season (2017)
Aug 20 - Nov 18, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,150
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • $3,000 damage insurance $20
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Note date-specific rates, please. Standard rate generally applies from May through November. Rates subject to change until confirmed. There is a $20 fee for $3,000 of damage insurance (required).


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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Location

  • J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge

    "A great place to drive or bike to learn about and see a wide variety of Sanibel wildlife, fr..."

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  • Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille

    "The food is good and if you like rum there are many different types and flavors."

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  • The Island Cow

    "Great food and good portions. The only knock on it is that it can often be crowded. Great ..."

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  • Cip's Place

    "Great food and a great atmosphere, especially after dark!"

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  • Billy's Rentals

    "All shapes and sizes of bicycles and a helpful and knowledgeable staff. We bought the two b..."

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  • Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum

    "A truly awesome place to see the huge variety of shells Sanibel has to offer. Our kids love..."

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  • Pinocchio's Original Italian Ice Cream

    "A local favorite and within walking distance of the condo. Unique ice cream flavors make th..."

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  • Baileys True Value Genrl Store

    "All the beach supplies and hardware you could need, right next to one of the two large groce..."

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  • Lazy Flamingo

    "Within walking distance to the condo. A bar with a nautical feel."

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  • The Jacaranda

    "Wonderful atmosphere and a great place to socialize. Within walking distance to the condo."

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  • The Jacaranda

    "Wonderful atmosphere and a great place to socialize. Within walking distance to the condo."

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  • The Jacaranda

    "Wonderful atmosphere and a great place to socialize. Within walking distance to the condo."

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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
RSW (SW Florida International)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lazy Flamingo & Jacquaranda
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Key West WxpressFort Myers to Key West
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Sea Star Cafe
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Sanibel Gulf Side

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Leslie is an RN and Bill is a meteorologist working at Penn State. We've been married 25 years, have two kids, who you can see in some of the pictures, and a min pin named Gunther, who does not visit the condo.

Why the Owner Chose Sanibel Island, FL, USA:
We first came to Sanibel after a week at Disneyworld when the kids were much younger and fell in love with the beaches with all the beautiful shells, the wildlife, bike paths and the relative quiet.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
A 30-minute trip from the laid-back Southwest Florida International Airport near Fort Myers, on the east end of Sanibel Island. Sanibel Arms is special in that it has both Gulf of Mexico and canal frontage. The unit is on the Gulf of Mexico side of E. Gulf Drive, with a second-floor corner lanai that has a great Gulf view and tropical breezes.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Facing south from the lanai, looking at the Gulf of Mexico through the palms

    Facing south from the lanai, looking at the Gulf of Mexico through the palms

  • View from the front door.  The lanai is just to the left.

    View from the front door. The lanai is just to the left.

  • Two 7-speed bicycles are available for no extra charge.

    Two 7-speed bicycles are available for no extra charge.

  • The pool at Sanibel Arms.  The clubhouse is just behind the pool.

    The pool at Sanibel Arms. The clubhouse is just behind the pool.

  • One of many feathered friends who live on Sanibel!  At the Ding Darling Refuge.

    One of many feathered friends who live on Sanibel! At the Ding Darling Refuge.

  • Looking from the living room into the dining room and out to the lanai.

    Looking from the living room into the dining room and out to the lanai.

  • Double sink, new dishwasher August 2014.

    Double sink, new dishwasher August 2014.

  • Looking toward the Gulf from the lanai.

    Looking toward the Gulf from the lanai.

  • Master bedroom with queen bed and small flat screen TV facing the bed.

    Master bedroom with queen bed and small flat screen TV facing the bed.

  • This is the master bathroom.

    This is the master bathroom.

  • Looking through the sea oats toward the west at the beach at Sanibel Arms.

    Looking through the sea oats toward the west at the beach at Sanibel Arms.

  • This is the place for those who like shelling.  This is from 2 hours of hunting!

    This is the place for those who like shelling. This is from 2 hours of hunting!

  • Coming back from the beach.  Unit D-8 is on the 2nd floor behind the tall palm.

    Coming back from the beach. Unit D-8 is on the 2nd floor behind the tall palm.

  • Sunrise on the beach at Sanibel Arms.

    Sunrise on the beach at Sanibel Arms.

  • A shell cleaning station at Sanibel Arms- for those special finds!

    A shell cleaning station at Sanibel Arms- for those special finds!

  • We're about a half mile west of the Sanibel Lighthouse.

    We're about a half mile west of the Sanibel Lighthouse.

  • Sitting area in living room.  Tile replaced carpet as of early September 2014.

    Sitting area in living room. Tile replaced carpet as of early September 2014.

  • The dining room.  Lanai on right, kitchen to left.

    The dining room. Lanai on right, kitchen to left.

  • All new kitchen appliances August 2014.

    All new kitchen appliances August 2014.

  • The 'inland' side of the lanai.

    The 'inland' side of the lanai.

  • The 2nd bedroom.  Two twin beds and a small flat screen TV in room.

    The 2nd bedroom. Two twin beds and a small flat screen TV in room.

  • This is the guest bathroom.

    This is the guest bathroom.

  • Looking north along the canal, which is across the street from unit D-8.

    Looking north along the canal, which is across the street from unit D-8.

  • Leslie and Bill, owners.

    Leslie and Bill, owners.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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