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OverviewSimply breath-taking! This Sanibel Island waterfront home as been featured on HGTV and is available for your extended vacation!
Enjoy fantastic views of Tarpon Bay at this beautiful, historic Point of View home. Tarpon Bay is 50 feet from the house. Yes, the water is THAT close!
Bring your boat and settle in for a month or longer at this beautifully restored 1932 Sears Roebuck Catalog home. Point of View is located on the historic and secluded Woodring Road, overlooking Tarpon Bay to Pine Island.
The historic Point of View home was built in 1932, and the 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2000 sqare foot home has been beautifully restored and updated to include modern conveniences like central air conditioning, heat, a laundry room and an updated kitchen. The original Slash Pine floors and Pecky Cypress walls remain intact.
The 2-story home features the living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry, 2 bedrooms and a shared bath on the main level. Upstairs you will find a dormer style bedroom, with 3 twin beds and a 3-piece bath.
The first thing that catches your eye when you walk into the home is the bay. The water views are incredible. The fully-equiped kitchen features granite countertops, beadboard cabinetry, Kitchen Aid appliances and a wine captain. The dining room seats 8 comfortably, and the table has a leaf that can easily be inserted to seat additional guests.
The living room features a sectional sofa, flat panel tv/dvd and amazing views of Tarpon Bay. The family room is next to the living room, and is a perfect spot to read, write or take in the bay view. There is a sofa that seats 3 comfortably, and side chairs.
Just off of the living room and kitchen are 2 bedrooms and a guest bath. The Master Bedroom faces the bay and has a King bed, with an en-suite Master Bath and closet. You wake up and fall asleep with the waters’ edge just beyond your toes.
The Queen guest bedroom has views of the garden and is located at the front of the house. It has a flat panel tv, bureau and plantation shutters to control lighting.
Between the two bedrooms is a 4-piece period bathroom featuring St. Croix claw tub with an overhead rain shower head , pedestal sink and toilet. Travertine flooring and walls make for a spa-like feel, along with 1-touch adjustable lighting.
A spiral staircase leads upstairs to the spacious guest bedroom with its 3 twin beds, reading chaise and en-suite 3-piece bath. The bathroom has a travertine shower, flooring and walls, with a vessel pedestal sink/vanity.
Hunter Douglas 1-touch retractable blinds and plantation shutters are throughout the Point of View home. You can easily open and close them to allow just the right amount of light in.
Sliding doors off of the living and family room and master bedroom lead to the outdoor deck. There is a table that seats 4, a gas bbq grill and side chairs off of the master bedroom.
Three steps down puts you right on the beach. There is a boardwalk walkway leading to the docks, with a fire pit, chairs, 2 chaise lounge, and 2 kayaks with life vests for your use and enjoyment.
The dock has 2 boat lifts, and you are welcome to bring your own boat! Fishing or crabbing from the dock is spectacular, and Tarpon Bay is a birder’s delight, with hundreds of species migrating through each year. Egrets, herons, spoonbills, pelicans and sanderlings are an everyday sighting at the house.
Tarpon Bay is the cradle of tarpon fishing. The first tarpon caught on rod and reel was in 1885 by W.H. Wood using bait and thumb stall reel with linen line right here on Sanibel in Tarpon Bay. Tarpon Bay is part of the J.N. ‘Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge.
Point of View is professionally managed by Cottages to Castles of Sanibel & Captiva. is professionally managed by Cottages to Castles of Sanibel & Captiva. Since 1997, Cottages to Castles has been making sure that you have everything you need to make your stay a memorable one.
Point of View is zoned by the City of Sanibel for minimum 28 night rentals, no exceptions.
Pet Friendly with prior owner approval and payment of a non-refundable pet fee.
Rental rate is based on 28 nights. Additional nights are pro-rated out.
Payment of a refundable security deposit is required to confirm a reservation.
Houses may be rented for any 28 days within the same calendar month. Please call if you have specific dates.
Due to online booking limitations, this property may show as unavailable for your requested dates, when it actually may indeed be available!
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