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Private Pool; Water View; Close to Beach; Overlooks Wildlife Refuge; Internet

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Last updated: 11/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-27 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 8)

With water views overlooking the 5,000 acre Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, we think Sanibel on the Preserve is a perfect vacation home. A large, heated pool and deck offer a private oasis, and Bowman’s Beach – the premier beach on Sanibel – is just a 15-min. walk or short bike ride away. There’s ample beach parking, too. The house has a comfortable, open design with cathedral ceilings and great views of the bayou and the nature preserve - great for nature lovers. In fact, we've been told there's better birding and animal sightings in our back yard than anywhere else on the island. The large kitchen, which is open to the living room, dining room and eat-in kitchen, will delight the cook in your family. A window lined lanai serves as the dining room. Comfortable for a couple but easily accommodates guests and family as well with 3 guest bedrooms and 3 full baths. Sanibel on the Preserve feels like a retreat, yet you’re 10 minutes from Sanibel’s shops and restaurants.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/12/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom : 1 king

    Main floor, private bath, walk-in closet, and screen porch...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main floor, private bath...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom 2: 1 king

    2nd floor, shared bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Double sinks, Large linen closet...moreless

  • Guest Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor...moreless

  • Guest Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    2nd floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have a local property manager who can assist with any issues that might come up during your stay....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    There's a large play room on the ground level of the house with TV and VCR...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Right on the bayou overlooking Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve. Fantastic birding and wildlife sightings....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Set in our window-lined lanai, the dining room looks out over the preserve....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Room to park 1 car in the garage and additional cars in the driveway...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wireless Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Domestic long distance included. Please use a calling card for international calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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

    Eat-in breakfast area for 4 and two stools at counter. Lots of space and great layout for cooking. Stainless steel pans. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Try Captiva Kayak Co. for rentals:

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis:

    Tennis available at Sanibel Recreation Dept. just a mile away...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    30 plus foot pool - great for swimming laps and family fun!...moreless



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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2017
27 night min stay

May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
27 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 11%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. The town of Sanibel requires a minimum 28 day rental contract. Rates will vary based on time of year and length of stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/12/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
SW Florida International Airport, Ft Myers, FL
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Doc Ford's
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mad Hatter
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bowman's Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Bob is a directing manager in a small healthcare company specializing in obesity management and lifestyle health. Ariel teaches English to foreign college students.

Why the Owner Chose Heron's Landing, Sanibel, FL, USA:
We fell in love with this place immediately when we saw it. The house is wide open with lots of light and high ceilings, and the location is a nature lover's paradise. We see countless species of birds in our yard and in the mangroves across the bayou and other wildlife sightings, too. Because our land backs up to the 5,000 acre nature preserve, this house feels like a peaceful retreat, but we're just minutes from stores and restaurants. We're also close to Bowman's beach, which offers miles of protected shoreline. The house holds the two of us comfortably when we're here alone, but there's also plenty of space when our kids and grandkids come to visit. We have had some of our best family vacations ever here. The pool is a great family hang out space, and it's long enough for me to swim laps, too. We think this is the best place ever!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Nature sightings, private pool, 20 foot cathedral ceilings with an open floor plan and plenty of natural light, minutes to on one of the nicest beaches we've ever seen, miles of bike paths, great kayaking.

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Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/12/2016

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VRBO #619605

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 08, 2017

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