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Ibis Shores - a Rendezvous of Nature and Beauty

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Last updated: 05/03/2016

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  • Minimum stay:28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our three bedroom, two bathroom house sleeps six to eight with all-new bamboo floors in each bedroom, fun retro modern furniture, and artwork depicting Florida's wildlife adorning the walls and fireplace. Five large patio doors in the dining room and the master bedroom open onto the screened pool deck with its poolside grill and dining al fresco. It's a fantastic place to spend your evenings grilling under the stars with your family and friends.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Guests may smoke outdoors, but NO SMOKING indoors. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The house sits high on stilts and has stairway access front and back. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Master Bedroom - Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • The Master Bedroom has one king size bed, a master bath, cable television, and two patio doors opening onto the pool deck. Bedroom 2 has one double bed and cable television. Bedroom 3 has two twin beds and a bathroom which it shares with Bedroom 2. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Gulf Shores' private beach access is only 8 minutes walk away. There you can find nesting sea turtles, dolphins, ospreys, pelicans, egrets, anhingas, and herons to name a few. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    The Sanibel River; The Gulf of Mexico beach is only an 8 minute walk. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully stocked for those who like to cook and more than satisfactory for those who prefer to eat out. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We do our best to make sure that the kitchen is stocked with the basic necessities and spices. We only ask that our guests do their best to replenish what they used. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June - September 2016
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2016
28 night min stay

$4,050
October - November 2016
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2016
28 night min stay

$4,500
December 2016
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2016
28 night min stay

$6,000
January - February 2017
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
28 night min stay

$6,300
March - April 15, 2017
Mar 1 - Apr 15, 2017
28 night min stay

$6,450
April 16 - May 2017
Apr 16 - May 30, 2017
28 night min stay

$4,600
My Standard Rate
28 night min stay

$4,350
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

PLEASE NOTE THAT LOCAL REGULATIONS REQUIRE US TO RENT FOR NO LESS THAN 28 DAYS i.e. the minimum number of days which any guests can stay is 28. This is not our rule, but we apologize for any inconvenience anyway.

Each of the "monthly" rates quoted above refer to a period of 28 days.


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Location

31 Miles
Nearest Airport
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
2.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Doc Ford's Sanibel Bar & Grill
25.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 75
2.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Doc Ford's Sanibel Bar & Grill
0.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
8 minutes walk to private beach

Car: Recommended

The enchantment of Sanibel Island mesmerizes its guests so seemlessly that one-time visits are as rare as a Florida panther. There is so much to do here, particularly for those who admire nature and wildlife. Sanctuaries, like J.N. 'Ding' Darling, the West Sanibel River Preserve, and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation can be explored by foot, bike and/or kayak. You can spend a couple weeks just on the secluded beach (just an eight minute walk) shelling, fishing, swimming, sun tanning and admiring Sanibel's glorious wildlife. There are boat tours, like the Sanibel Thriller, deep sea fishing adventures, water sports, art shows, antiques, boutiques, thrift stores, nature stores and museums.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2003

About: We have been dividing our time between Sanibel and Chicago for over thirty years. In 1976, we found Sanibel only after we learned that our once preferred destinations were already booked. A few days later, we realized that we had found our favorite home away from home. After thirty years of vacationing on Sanibel, we bought our Sanibel dream home in 2003.

Why Gulf Shores, Sanibel, FL, USA:
We love this place because it allows us to enjoy most everything Sanibel & Captiva have to offer. Captiva's beautiful views and fine dining are only seven miles to the west, while Sanibel's shopping and restaurants are only four miles to east. The beautiful Gulf of Mexico is everywhere on Sanibel, but we all agree that our secluded beach is one of Sanibel's finest.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We're so blessed with so much nature around us at Ibis Shores. We have exotic birds feeding on the shore of the Sanibel River nearly every day, and the bald eagles' nest is so close that they often fly overhead. It's remarkable to hear them call out to one another. Every day, many of our neighbors (including full-time residents, snowbirds, and visitors) congregate on the beach with a few bottles of wine and watch the glorious sunset.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, russian, italian, czech, polish, Serbo-Croatian

 

Photos

  • Curb Appeal!

    Curb Appeal!

  • View of the lagoon from the tops of the steps to the pool deck.

    View of the lagoon from the tops of the steps to the pool deck.

  • South Side of the House & Garden

    South Side of the House & Garden

  • Dining Room with View of Pool & Deck

    Dining Room with View of Pool & Deck

  • Master Bedroom - King-sized Bed

    Master Bedroom - King-sized Bed

  • Two Twin Beds

    Two Twin Beds

  • Dusk on the Pool Deck of Ibis Shores

    Dusk on the Pool Deck of Ibis Shores

  • Yet another fabulous Sanibel sunset.

    Yet another fabulous Sanibel sunset.

  • Top of the center tree - a Bald Eagle nest - in the far right tree - the eagles!

    Top of the center tree - a Bald Eagle nest - in the far right tree - the eagles!

  • Another frequent Sanibel resident.

    Another frequent Sanibel resident.

  • An owl who visits our garage frequently.

    An owl who visits our garage frequently.

  • Sanibel's Woodpeckers

    Sanibel's Woodpeckers

  • Street View

    Street View

  • Pool Deck and Grilling/Dining Area

    Pool Deck and Grilling/Dining Area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom - Full-sized Bed

    Bedroom - Full-sized Bed

  • Main Bath

    Main Bath

  • View of the Sanibel River lagoon from the Pool

    View of the Sanibel River lagoon from the Pool

  • One of Sanibel's famous sunsets!

    One of Sanibel's famous sunsets!

  • Our Lagoon & Frequent Visitors

    Our Lagoon & Frequent Visitors

  • No, it's not a domestic short hair.  It's a bobcat, and he's wild, but safe.

    No, it's not a domestic short hair. It's a bobcat, and he's wild, but safe.

  • J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve

    J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english, spanish, russian, italian, czech, polish, Serbo-Croatian
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Gulf Shores, Sanibel, FL, USA #470460

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