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The best of both worlds ; bay and beach
2 reviews
The best of both worlds ; bay and beach
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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Captiva Island, Florida
This unique luxury 5300 sq.ft. home ( recently remodeled ) is nestled on an acre of tropical charm with a 450 foot sandy driveway.There is deeded beach access directly across the road . Secluded on the pool side of the house is a tiny private beach and a private dock on Roosevelt Channel which leads you on the left to Jensens and Pine Island Sound and on the right to Blind Pass (Sanibel / Captiva bridge) and The Gulf of Mexico. This makes it a very unique location and an excellent place for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and of course boating . Right in front of you is Buck Key Island Wild Life Sanctuary . This unique home , full of character and style is truly a refuge and a retreat for the body , mind and soul.

Manatee Cove is a large luxury bay front home with its own private dock and a small sandy beach area , ideal for beach chairs . T...
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About the Owner, michael o
Languages spoken: German, Norwegian, Finnish, Russian, Swedish, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Sep 2006
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 7 properties
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Listing #HL178343
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John D
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Had a fantastic holiday at Manatee Cove April 2017. The house feels very homely and is tastefully and comfortably furnished and equipped - including beach wagon and cooler. Plenty of space for our family group (4 adults and 2 kids) and there were 2 unused bedrooms and extra kitchen/lounge. You effectively have a private beach if you follow the private path as there is no parking and the beach was pretty much empty on our stretch each day we went. Beach is good for shelling and swimming. Pool is large and dock is great for watching wildlife / fishing - we saw dolphin, manatee and variety of birds. House is quiet day/night. Short drive to restaurants in Captiva or Sanibel. Idyllic location, will go for longer next time! Owners helpful, friendly and easy to deal with.

Peter P
1 review
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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This is a remarkable rental property...spacious, elegant comfortable, secluded, well-managed, consumer-friendly and it even allows you to bring Bowser! The distance from Captiva Drive is a God-send, especially in the A.M. when the garbage trucks roll in. It sits right on the Roosevelt Channel and there is a handy path to walk to an isolated stretch of Gulf beach. There are three beautiful levels, providing 'oodles' of room. My wife and I were fond of taking our morning-coffee in the master bedroom, awaiting the arrival of Ol' Person Sun over Buck Key. The heated pool is truly an oasis: sunny, warm, clean and handy. Manatee Cove very much embodies the notion of "Quiet Enjoyment": you are left to your own devices. (I hesitate to think what this Review will do to the "Availability Calendar"... we may never get back!) This is a very special destination on Captiva- worth every penny of the expense. We will reminisce about our time at Manatee Cove for the rest of our...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The cancellation policy is simple. .If you cancel within 2 weeks of booking you get an instant no quibble refund. .If you cancel after 2 weeks and I can rerent the property you...
    2 Full baths
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Fulls
    1 Super King
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About the neighbourhood
Sanibel is an upscale destination and forbids the big names like McDonalds, Walmart, Pizza Hut and other multiples that you find throughout the states so most of the shops and restaurants are owner run giving a very low key, easy going, personal and friendly atmosphere to the island. There are cycle lanes everywhere. Crime does not exist. A great place for kids.
Car recommended
How to get there
Fort Myers airport is 60 mins from Sanibel.
Orlando is 3.5 hours
Miami 3 hours
Ft.Lauderdale 2.5 hours.
Delta,Continental, American Airlines, US Airways, Southwest, Jetblue similar to ryanair fly from the major east coast cities direct to Ft.Myers from all major US cities.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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