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Your beach cottage awaits - and it is pet-friendly! Sleeps 2 - beautiful!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Near Beach Pet friendly 1 week minimum

Have you dreamed of your own private cottage at the beach? Let us help you make it a realty with this Sanibel Island rental.

Duggers #4 is one of 7 quaint cottages at Duggers Tropical Village that harken back to Sanibel when there was a ferry to the island and condominiums didn't exist. These cottages are directly across the street from the beach, via private deeded access, and are only 1.3 miles biking or walking distance to the heart of the island galleries, restaurants, shops, grocery and theaters.

Duggers #4 features ceramic tile throughout, central heat and air conditioning, a small kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerator and a microwave. The living room has a sectional sofa, wall-mounted flat panel tv, a dvd and cd player, a lovely glider/swivel club chair and dining table that expands to seat 4 people.

The bedroom has a King bed and a full bath with a walk-in shower.

A little laundry house is located on site with a coin-operated washer and dryer for your use.

The beach is 150 yards away via private beach access adjacent to White Caps cottages. Fabulous Sanibel shelling is right there! Island restaurants, galleries and shops are 1.3 miles away.

A minimum one week stay is required at Duggers Tropical Village.

Duggers #4 is professionally managed by Cottages to Castles of Sanibel & Captiva. Since 1997, they've been making sure that each stay is a memorable one.

Your dog (50lb maximum) is welcome at this property with prior approval of the Owner and Cottages to Castles. Payment of a non-refundable pet fee is required. The non-refundable fee is based on the length of your stay and the number of doggies in residence and/or visiting the property. Weight limit and breed restrictions may be applicable, based on the size and type of property rented.

Failure to disclose a doggie in residence and/or visiting the property for non-overnight stays can result in eviction and forfeiture of all prepaid funds.

Due to online booking limitations, this property may show as unavailable for your requested dates, when it actually may indeed be available!

HomeAway ID #3906722

HA 3906722

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Property Manager
Kim or Sharon
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the World around the

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Master Bathroom - Walk in shower, single vanity
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom - King bed with Flat Panel TV, en-suite bath.
  • Sleeper Sofa In Living Room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Your beach cottage awaits - and it is pet-friendly! Sleeps 2 - beautiful!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Sanibel and we loved it. Our little cottage was perfect for my husband and I, and was beautifully decorated. We had everything we needed and the beach is just a short walk away. We will definitely rent here again!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for choosing Duggers #4 as your Home Away from Home! We are adding Plantation Shutters to the decor this year, so watch the listing for updated photos! Duggers continues to get prettier and prettier with each passing year. It is a special place. We look forward to hosting you again. Happy New Year!
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West Chester, PA

Great week weather wise but no pool was a disadvantage with Red Tide keeping us out of the water.

  • 5 of 5

The property is perfect for a couple and well maintained. We appreciated the cottage being so well stocked with necessary household items. Would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carol, Thank you for your review of Duggers #4 cottage on Sanibel Island. By providing various amenities and household items in the cottage, it ultimately makes for easier packing and less expense for you once you are here, as well as less time spent shopping and more time exploring! We wish that we could control the weather. It is disappointing that you were not able to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico while you were here. Water quality is an important issue that many of us that hold Sanibel near and dear to our hearts are very concerned about. Should you find yourself wanting to plan a return visit, please do reach out to us so that we can arrange for a special Legacy rate for you. With Sunny Regards, Sharon and the Cottages to Castles Team
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Great place and value.

  • 5 of 5

After staying at condo properties during previous visits, the thought of staying in a bungalow was very appealing. This is a great unti for one or two people and very close to the beach! Next time I return, I'll make sure to rent this unit again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Steve, Thank You for taking the time to review the Duggers #4 Cottage. We are pleased that you found your home away from home, and that you'd like to return again! We will be upgrading the kitchen in the coming months, so be sure to check back and look for new photos! Many Thanks, and Sunny Regards from Sanibel! Best, Sharon and the Cottages to Castles Team
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the place was so awesome, it was the cleanest place we have stayed,would rebook anytime

  • 5 of 5

it was the perfect size cottage for the 2 of us, very short walk to a great beach,and the walk was a lot of fun saw something new everytime. much better staying here than a condo gave the old feel of sanibel to use. it reminded me of the 1970s when i would come down with my family back than.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, Clean, Comfortable, Safe

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about this cottage except not many tv channels, if that’s important to you. Beach right across road, easy access. Bed mattress is great. Very clean. Table and chairs and small grill outside under palm tree which is so nice. Felt very very comfortable and safe there. This cottage allows pets which I loved.

I’m renting it again and highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathryn, Thank you for renting Duggers #4 cottage, and Thank You in advance for enjoying it so much that you're returning again! Our goal is to exceed your expectations, and I'm sorry that we've fallen short on the cable tv channel lineup. We are limited by a package provided by the condominium association - I will reach out to the owner to see if there is a way that we can get expanded programming outside of their group before your next visit. We can appreciate a good channel selection, especially after the sun goes down after a day of beach combing, grilling or what have you! Knowing that your vacation is an investment and that you've chosen Cottages to Castles to assist you with your planning is the best compliment we could receive. With many thanks, we look forward to sea-ing you soon! Sharon and the Cottages to Castles Team
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Windsor (Riverside), ON

Great little cottage

  • 4 of 5

Cottage was clean and as described.Beach is nearby- across the road and then short walk down private beach access. Enjoyed using the small charcoal barbque and sitting outside in the chairs provided. Rented bikes from Finnimores and had a wonderful dinner at Mad Hatters.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Shelley, Thank You for taking the time to share your review of Duggers Tropical Village #4 cottage. We will be sure to share your review with the Owner and housekeeper. The owner will be glad that you enjoyed the patio and outside chairs, as well as the barbecue grill. There is no better place to bike than on Sanibel. With 26.1 miles of bike paths, I hope you were able to explore a good part of the island. Mad Hatter is an absolutely terrific restaurant, and is a favorite for special occasions and a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico. Should you find yourself in our corner of the world again, we would very much look forward to assisting you in finding your next home away from home. With Sunny Regards, Sharon and the Cottages to Castles Team
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Sandbar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Sanibel Island Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Traditions on the Beach
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Private Deeded Access


Prices & Availability

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  • Minimum $200 refundable security deposit required, or 10% of the rental rate, whichever is greater.
  • Damage deposit: USD200.00

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