Purchasing Sanibel Island real estate is an investment in a unique and special community, unmatched elsewhere in Florida. Sanibel is a popular resort island famous for its beaches, shelling, and wildlife refuges. Over half of Sanibel Island is protected conservation land and wildlife refuges. Sanibel Island is home to the Sanibel Historical Village, BIG ARTS, Herb Strauss Theater and a variety of other museums and cultural activities.
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People visit Sanibel Island for our beaches and shelling. Folks fall in love with Sanibel Island for our pristine natural beauty and friendly community. People buy Sanibel Island real estate to own a bit of what Florida should have been, now protected on Sanibel Island like no other Florida beach community.
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Great news for Sanibel and Captiva Vacation Landlords! According to a study performed by HomeAway, the leading marketplace of vacation rentals, owners of vacation rentals are seeing higher occupancy rates while raising rents. “What stands out to me from this year’s survey the most is not only the consistency we see year-over-year with successful bookings, […]
Our family just had a blast at the Tree Lighting festivities at Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. They hold this event every year, but it was the first time we went – and we’re glad we did. Tween Waters has limited parking so we rode an open air trolley from South Seas. This was […]
Coastal Living Magazine’s readers voted Sanibel as one of the top 5 “Happiest Seaside Towns” in the United States. I’m not sure what the criteria for “Happiest” is, but as a year-round Sanibel resident, I sure am happy. Click the triangle below to watch a segment from the Today Show discussing these happy towns. Click […]
Tropical Storm Isaac Causes Little Damage, Some Flooding on Sanibel [Videos Below] Isaac passed Sanibel far to the West. We experienced gusty winds and rain, but our main concern was the storm surge. To see first hand how Tropical Storm Isaac was affecting our island, Susan and I took a driving tour. The Good News […]
I want to share the story of my client Gerald. Gerald wanted a get-away home on the Gulf Coast of Florida, but didn’t know exactly where. When I spoke with him, he was concerned about “Quality”. He desired a quality condo with quality construction, quality finishes, and in a ‘quality’ neighborhood. No problem, I thought, […]
CBS Sunday Morning did a 5 minute story on seashell hunters and Sanibel Island. I’m not an ‘extreme’ collector like some featured on the show, but I do enjoy finding uncommon shells while strolling our living beaches. While at the beach last weekend, our 12 year old daughter Emily said it best: “Looking for shells […]