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15879 Captiva Drive-Captiva Charm

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 8

Direct Gulf views, lush tropical landscape, a great location and a charming beach cottage are all the ingredients you need for an amazing Captiva vacation. This is a historical Cape Cod style ground level home with older finishes throughout including the original kitchen. This home features two structures. The first structure is a one bedroom, one bathroom honeymoon style master suite with a queen sized bed. The second structure is a two bedroom two bath home with an open kitchen, dining room and living room. The fully equipped kitchen has a range; dishwasher and microwave open to the living and dining areas. The first bedroom has a king sized bedroom, its own writing desk, TV and bathroom. The second bedroom has twin beds, its own TV and its own bathroom. Some of the other features in this charming home are Wi-Fi throughout, books and movies for our guests, beach chairs and a grill. A truly unique property, grill out while enjoying the views and sounds of the surf from your front deck. If you are looking for a weekly house, direct Gulf views, historical charm and older finishes this is the home for you!

Stroll across the beach to enjoy the white sandy beaches and amazing sunsets. Walk down to Tween Waters to relax by the pool listen to a band, rent a boat, kayak or enjoy one of their delicious restaurants. * Tween Waters may charge an additional fee for use of their facilities.

More Details

Property Manager
Kingfisher Vacations Reservations
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Kingfisher Vacations Reservations

We are locally owned and operated. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable of Sanibel Island and Captiva Island. We pride ourselves on personal care and professional commitment to quality in everything we do. Each vacation rental property is carefully inspected to the highest standards. We will offer the best deal for your holiday or vacation plans. We guarantee you will get the best value when you book with us.

Why Kingfisher Vacations Reservations chose Florida

It's the perfect place to relax and get away!

What makes this house unique

The townhome is within walking distance to great restaurants and you may enjoy the beach and boating from one location. It's also an easy drive from the airport and there is always a direct flight to Ft. Myers from many places in the US!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Captiva in Lee County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beach towels provided. You will find a starter pack of dishwashing liquid, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent, one roll of paper towels, and one small bar of soap per shower, one roll of toilet tissue per bathroom, one box of tissues per bathroom and one bag per trash receptacle. We charge no additional fees and are true island locals (we live on the islands), island owned and operated.


4.4/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

15879 Captiva Drive-Captiva Charm
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews

Not worth the high rental cost

  • 3 of 5

While the cottage was charming and a suitable size there were many things I found to be lacking especially at the price point for the rental. I was expecting a fully useable kitchen because I cook and bake but I did not have everything I needed. Cabinet doors would not stay closed and I would have to be careful not to bang my head. Dishwasher only cleaned items on the bottom rack. Everything in the kitchen was tired, run down and very old. The HVAC unit did not work properly we would wake up to freezing temperatures and the thermostat would read otherwise and the heat would do the same with very high temperatures. Only certain windows could be used because they didn't operate or the frame around the window was rotten. All the bath towels had to be washed because they were new and were shedding excessively which led us to shaking them outdoors and sweeping up the lint. This project took most the day because the washer could only handle two towels at a time.

On the positive side the cottage is charming. There are beautiful beach views and private beach access with stellar sunsets. The windows were so dirty that it was hard to see out and that is disappointing. The outdoor deck was very comfortable and a wonderful place to grill and dine. The separate cottage with bedroom was a bonus and served us well, however, the window a/c unit next to the toilet was odd and did now cool the bedroom adequately. The location was perfect distance for walking and biking and restaurants. My hang up is the price of the rental with the kitchen needing so many updates and the cleanliness. I would rent there again if upgrades were made, repairs to the HVAC were done and it was given a thorough cleaning.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad that you found the deck comfortable for grilling and dining and that the home location perfect. We would agree that the kitchen would be well served by an upgrade(our description on vrbo and our website states-"older finishes throughout including the original kitchen"). This probably is not the kitchen for you if you are hope to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. If you want to spend a lot of time at the beach this home has a lot to offer. We are sorry this home was not a good match for you. We have found that a good conversation with a potential guest about their needs and expectations is very helpful. Please do not hesitate to call and we will go over the highlights and shortcomings of a specific home. Because of these characteristics and the fact that the home is older(historic actually!), we priced this unit to be one of the best priced single family, beachfront(must cross the street) homes on Captiva and feel the value is there. We appreciate your knowledge from use of the home and will utilize it to correct the issues with the cabinet doors, dishwasher and HVAC. At any time during a stay; we are ready, willing and able to address items like this, please call and we'll be right out! We are glad you found the cottage charming, appreciated the beautiful beach views and private access to the beach and stellar sunsets. Thank you again for taking the time to write this review.
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Cedartown, Ga

Perfect location. Looks just like the pictures

  • 4 of 5

This is a very cute house. Perfect location right across from the beach and if you don't mind walking close enough to walk to town to eat dinner and watch the sunset at the Muckey Duck. With a few updates it would be a 5. The separate bed/bath is very nice for privacy for more than one couple. The biggest drawback was the king bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on and the TVs in the bedrooms need updating. Overall my entire family enjoyed this rental

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lawrnence, Kansas

very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our first visit to Captive. The Cottage was exceptional. Quiet, clean, convenient to the beach and to the village. The "honeymoon cabin" housed our son, his wife and their dog. My wife and I enjoyed the house itself. This for us was the PERFECT Captiva stay. Unpretentious, comfortable and very functional. We want to return next summer. We watched from the deck as Porpoises were swimming in the gulf.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin Family

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this cottage. The gulf view was great and the house worked well for our family which included my in-laws. The separate bedroom was great for their privacy. It was very conveniently located near town and right across the street from the beach. We spent a lot of time on the deck area though it is showing signs of wear. We hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Key Biscayne, FL


  • 5 of 5


I just wanted to let you know that Captiva Charm was simply perfect for us! We enjoyed our stay very much.

For sure we will be there soon.. and will contact you timely.

thanks again for your recommendation.


  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
RSW- Fort Myers International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Crows Nest
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Crows Nest
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Right across the street

Captiva Charm is located on Captiva Dr and is central to Captiva Village. A short walk to shopping, marinas and restaurants. The beach is directly across a quiet street. Watch the sunsets from your front deck.


Prices & Availability


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

  • $1950 to $3900/Wk
  • US Dollars
  • Low Season $1850.00-$2800/week
  • High Season $3,900.00/week
  • Mid Season $3000.00

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