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Recent Private Homes reviews

  • Our home away from home

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: This was our second year in this house. We like the quiet location. It has all the amenities that we want or need. The location gives us an opportunity to observe some of the wildlife of the island. This our resident alligator made several appearances. We almost constantly have a flock of ibis in the yard. Three bedrooms affords us the chance to have friends and family visit. We have truly found our ideal rental."
    Guest: Robert & Nancy L. Date of Stay: November 2015 Review Submitted: February 13, 2016
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  • Comfortable Sanibel Escape

    "We really had a great vacation! This home is very clean, comfortable and well appointed. We had everything we needed and more. The layout of living space, bedrooms and bathrooms worked perfectly. The pool, fun room and balcony sitting area were great. The property is close to the beach by foot or bike. There's a shortcut off the road nearby. Restaurants (many and varied) and stores were nearby too. Debbie, the manager, was quite accommodating and responsive. The owner, Georgianna was quite thoughtful. We stayed over Christmas/New Year's and the house was seasonally decorated. She even left us all Christmas presents! That said, there are a couple things that other renters might want to know before booking. It's mostly second floor living...lots of trips up and down the stairs. And because of the climate on the Sanibel Island, the A/C has to be all the time. These aren't issues for many, but we wished we'd know in advance."
    Guest: MARY KAY W. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 23, 2016
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  • Wonderful Cottage

    "My mother and I visited Sanibel Island for the first time. We found "Driftwood Inn" cottage to be quite charming. Bridget was extremely helpful from the first contact until our departure. We arrived on Friday afternoon, and found the cottage easily. The locks on the door were electronic (handy and convenient), so we did not have to keep up with a key to the house. It was very clean and tidy. There were extra towels, wash clothes, and blankets. Outside on the screened in lanai, comfortable table and chairs. A beach wagon, umbrella, and chairs were provided. There were also "scoopers" to use to look for shells! We did call the property manager for a new umbrella, because the one there was broken. The property manager brought one to us the next day. We are so thankful for the umbrella! The bathrooms were clean and orderly. The floor is made of tile, so it stays cool. AC throughout the cottage, making it heavenly when you come in from the beach. We did use the laundry facilities out back. The detergent was provided. We didn't have time to use the grills or outdoor furniture, but they were convenient to the house. The kitchen is perfect! There were plenty of dishes, detergent, and pans to use for cooking. Coffee pot, toaster, and microwave were all working. There wasn't a supply of simple condiments (salt, pepper, etc), but we managed without it for a few days. The oven cooked a little warmer than the temperature it was set to, but we figured that out after our first round of extra crispy cookies. TV was small, but we didn't come to watch the TV. Overall, I would recommend this cottage (#1) to anyone looking to come to the island for a nice stay! The walk to the beach is less than 2 blocks. Most of it is shaded by the trees, and of course flat and paved. The wagon was such a big help, so that we didn't have to carry anything. The "deeded" becah was nice, because there were not a lot of people around the area we were staying. I would recommend renting bikes to travel the island. We did drive around the island, but the bikes were way more fun. Thank you Bridget for letting us use your cottage! We are looking forward to coming back to Sanibel Island soon!"
    Guest: Alisha R. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 6, 2016
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  • Perfect Place, Perfect Service

    "We heard that Sanibel Island was an amazing destination, so we were looking for an affordable place on the island. We found this wonderful three bedroom, two bath home that was spacious for my family of four. The owners were great in looking after every need, and the house was filled with everything you would want for a great beach vacation. We loved the location because of the closeness to the beach, a 7 minute bike ride, and to the closeness of the town, about another 7 minute bike ride in the opposite direction. It was great staying there. The house was clean, in good shape, and the pool was warm and wonderful. We hope to go back to this house some day. Great memories and great owners."
    Guest: Matthew M. Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: July 11, 2016
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