Chez Shells – Chez Shells
- 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in Sanibel, FL

  • Elegant living room
  • Chez Shells 3br, 3ba
  • Living room 2
  • Seating for 7
  • Sanibel seashells!
  • Fireplace, tv
  • Game table for 4
  • The great room
  • Seating for 3
  • Open concept kitchen
  • Spacious island
  • Seating for 6
  • Comfy day bed
  • Seating for 7
  • Seating for 4 outside
  • King bed; balcony
  • Armoire with tv
  • Dual vanities; spacious
  • Walk-in shower, water closet
  • Wifi, library
  • Twin sleeper sofa
  • Queen bedroom w/lanai
  • Spacious bedroom w/porch
  • Enjoy the lanai
  • Single vanity; water closet
  • Walk-in shower.
  • Twin bedroom
  • Spacious; closet
  • Glass door elevator
  • Laundry; 2-piece bath
  • Outdoor heated pool.
  • Lovely pool
  • Comfy wicker
  • Plenty of seating
  • Welcome to Chez Shells
  • 71 yards to the access
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Famous shelling beaches
  • 200 yards to the beach
  • View to the west
  • View to the east

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Overview ↑↓

Everyone could use some Southern Hospitality every now and then, and Chez Shells offers just that, and more.

Featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, Chez Shells offers an outstanding variety of amenities and appointments. With an outdoor heated pool, two car garage, elevator, beautiful hand-scraped Hickory hardwood floors, a fireplace, video doorbell greeting system, whole house backup generator and so very much more, Chez Shells is waiting to be your home away from home for a month or longer.

This newly renovated home, sits one lot back from the Gulf, on the most sought-after section of West Gulf Drive, which is limited to local traffic only. It is also cattycornered across the street from the restricted Beach Access #2.

Its premier location is perfect for a family, who values being next to one of the widest and least inhabited beaches on the Gulf, where privacy and bird watching is paired with incredible shelling, fishing and exploring Sanibel’s famous sugar sand, and more remote stretches of beach.

Chez Shells is nestled within an enclosure of mature palms, with grounds that have been landscaped for privacy, and pleasure. Its West Gulf Drive location is enhanced by easy access to all the shopping and dining that Sanibel and Captiva have to offer, plus close access to the incomparable J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

The house, airy, light-filled and beautiful, features a Master suite, adjacent private office, two guest bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a great room, a dining area, screened in porch, an open and fully-equipped kitchen, an outdoor heated and screened in pool, two car garage, easy access laundry, glass elevator, hardwood floors, plantation shutters, walk-in closets, a gas fireplace, an outdoor gas grill, a video doorbell, voice command flat screen TVs, and an extensive reading and DVD library.

The great room is the heart of the house, with a vaulted ceiling and sliding glass doors that open across the whole back of the house to a screened-in deck that overlooks the pool and landscaped area behind. This main room is filled with natural light, and custom designed up-lighting. With its crisp coastal decor, the living area can seat 8, with a comfortable sofa and overstuffed club chairs. There is also a game table waiting for chess, cards, board games, or jigsaw puzzles. The gas fireplace is pre-programmed with various settings for cool evenings, and mounted above is a voice command flat screen TV for watching a game or streaming a movie. The open floor plan of this room adapts from easily entertaining family and friends, to settling in with quiet cocktails, a good book, or a movie.

The spanking new kitchen area features quartz countertops and custom cabinetry with roll out drawers, containing all the serving platters and tableware you would need to for entertaining. There are stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances, including double ovens, large refrigerator/freezer, as well as a gas cooktop with a downdraft ventilation system. The oversized island makes meal prep a breeze. Smart new rattan Chippendale barstools provide additional seating for extra guests. The dining table seats 6 comfortably, with additional seating for 4 on the adjacent porch

Just around the corner from the kitchen is a convenient half-bath and laundry room with a high efficiency front load washer dryer and broom closet. A central vacuum system and handy hand vac makes cleaning simple.

The master bedroom has its own private wing on the east side of the house. Beautiful linens and pillows adorn the king sized bed. Lined drapery and Plantation shutters allow control for the desired amount of light and breeze. The triple sliding glass door panels open to a separate porch over looking the screened pool.
Handsome new cabinetry hides a voice command TV, and dvd player above, with drawers for clothes below. Another chest, plus a spacious walk in closet provide plenty of storage space. The master bath features dual vanities with his/her drawer space, a large walk-in shower with inlaid glass tile, triple showerheads (hand held and fixed), a well-stocked linen closet, and a separate WC.

There is a private home office/den with generous built-in cabinetry, housing high speed WiFi and phone system. Here you will find a twin sleeper sofa and access to a deck overlooking the front garden. It is separate from the rest of the house, and affords privacy and quiet for those days that a conference call or working away from home is a must.

The two guest bedrooms are located in the west wing, around the corner from the great room, just beyond the elevator and main staircas. The queen bedroom is calm and lovely with a walk-in closet and private Juliet balcony, affording a perfect spot for a morning wake-up coffee, or quiet reflection nestled between swaying areca palms and the majestic branches of a giant Gumbo Limbo tree.

The cheerful and crisp twin guest bedroom is inviting and filled with natural light. Adjustable bedside swing arm lamps allow for nighttime reading under the comfort of the sateen duvets and linens. The walk-in closet adds to the room’s appeal. The guest bedrooms share the nearby bath that features a glass wall shower, a single vanity and linen closet.

The ground level entry features a glass-walled staircase and roomy elevator, perfect for transporting luggage, groceries and for those who prefer a lift. In the downstairs area you'll find a storage space, and workshop. It also provides changing space and access to the outdoor heated pool, where there is a seating area for relaxing, and a table for al fresco dining. Swim laps, read by the pool, sheltered from the sun under the portico, eat a pool-side meal, or prepare your catch of the day on the barbecue. After a day at the beach. an outside shower and beach changing area welcomes you home.

The new owner of this recently renovated house has added tasteful furniture, artwork and accessories, with touches of whimsy, and elegance, designed to make your stay easy and comfortable. All linens, including bath and beach towels, beach chairs, umbrella, and a rolling beach caddy/cart are provided to further feather this comfortable nest. Perched in the trees, kissed by the Gulf breezes, lulled by the sounds of surf, and embraced by the warmth of the Sanibel sun your stay exceptional.

Chez Shells is waiting to be your home away from home for a month or longer.

Reserve Chez Shells for your family getaway and enjoy one of Sanibel’s finest homes - we'll assist you with every aspect of your vacation planning.

Chez Shells is professionally managed by Cottages to Castles of Sanibel & Captiva. Since 1997, they've been making sure that each stay is a memorable one.

Per city zoning regulations, Chez Shells requires a minimum 28 night stay, no exceptions.

HA 7547123
HomeAway ID #7547123

Amenities ↑↓

Bed Size 1st/Master :
KING
Bed Size 2nd Rm :
QUEEN
Bed Size 3rd Rm :
2 TWINS
Sleeper Sofa :
YES
Elevator :
YES
Pool :
YES
Beach Chairs :
YES
BBQ Grill :
YES
Wi-Fi :
YES
Washer/Dryer :
YES
Beach Access :
YES
Micro/Dishwash/Disp. :
YES
Pet-Friendly :
NO
Stereo s/CD :
YES
Stove/Oven Elec/Gas :
YES
TV Cable/Satellite :
YES
TVs/VCR/DVD :
YES
Fireplace, Wood/Gas :
YES
Smoking Permitted :
NO
Near Beach :
YES

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Prices ↑↓

Starting Ending Daily Rate Weekly Rate Monthly Rate Min. # Nights
6/1/2019 6/30/2019 $225 $1,575 $6,750 28
7/1/2019 7/31/2019 $225 $1,575 $6,750 28
8/1/2019 8/31/2019 $225 $1,575 $6,750 28
9/1/2019 9/30/2019 $225 $1,575 $6,750 28
10/1/2019 10/31/2019 $300 $2,100 $9,000 28
11/1/2019 11/30/2019 $300 $2,100 $9,000 28
12/1/2019 12/31/2019 $429 $3,000 $12,857 28
1/1/2020 1/31/2020 $429 $3,000 $12,857 28
2/1/2020 2/29/2020 $429 $3,000 $12,929 28
3/1/2020 3/31/2020 $500 $3,500 $15,000 28
4/1/2020 4/30/2020 $257 $1,800 $7,714 28
5/1/2020 5/31/2020 $257 $1,800 $7,714 28
*Excludes Taxes, Fees and Travel Insurance.

Reviews ↑↓

Lovely Beach Home!

By: Trip Date: 02/01/2019

We enjoyed staying in your lovely beach home! The proximity to the beach access is great.

We love Sanibel and Thank You for sharing your house with us.