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Rum Cove - Brand New - Pool - 2 Golf Carts - 2 Slips - Airstrip Privileges

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's3
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms - Sleeps 10 in beds - 2 Golf Carts - Pool - Slip

Introducing Rum Cove!

A house that is IT ! Fish in your back yard, Play in your private heated pool, Entertain on your cabana / pool deck, Watch sun rises, and sun sets from your observation deck or find your private nook away from it all.

There are four bedrooms including a private suite on the lower pool area. Four and a half baths, great room with 55 inch flat screen TV in the living area, full dining and gorgeous granite / stainless kitchen. Screened and open decks and open decks on all levels, an observation deck, and full laundry facilities complete this perfect home.

Amenities include; pool; 130 ft. of waterfront for boat docking and fishing. Airstrip landing rights, 2 golf carts, flat screen TV in living, cabana bar, and every bedroom. Wifi.

More Details

Property Manager
Sarah Rapp
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Location, location, location! We have stayed on North Captiva Island for over 15 years and this is one of the few rental locations with private boat dockage. Even with the house being near the store and club access, it was very quiet. This was our second stay at Rum Cove and it was just as nice the second time around. The owners are very accommodating and allowed us to check in early on Sat. Check in was smooth with Tom's help and the freight elevator.

The pool was very clean and well maintained.

Having two golf carts was also a great plus!

The house, pool and grounds were clean and fresh!

Access to the North Captiva Island Club for kayaks and children's playground were also plus since we had our young grandchildren staying a few days with us.

We are planning on coming back again next year!
May 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Captiva in Lee County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , outdoor shower plus toliet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , the 2 twins are a trundle bed
  • Two master suites. One master suite has a private ground floor entrance. This master suite also has a single bed with a trundle. Master two, located on the main floor has a king bed. All bedrooms have access to porches.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Golf Cart
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Rental at Rum Cove includes two golf carts and two boat slips. Airstrip privileges are included as well. Full resort privileges included with your stay at the North Captiva Island Club. Poolside Early Check in available after 10:00 am. No need to wait until 4 pm. to arrive. Early arrivals can relax at our poolside until the house is ready for check in. Bathroom, flat screen TV and ping pong located at the pool area. We cannot allow you in the house until our housekeeping staff has completed. Boats and Fun water taxi will bring you right to our dock.


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Rum Cove - Brand New - Pool - 2 Golf Carts - 2 Slips - Airstrip Privileges
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 27 reviews

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My husband recently returned from a 6 mth deployment overseas and I was researching areas to visit for a week to decompress when I stumbled upon the Island of Upper Captiva, more specifically "Rum Cove". We feel incredibly lucky to have discovered both! Upper Captiva is a rare jewel of an environment that sets you at ease from the moment you see it. Upper Captiva is stunning in its natural beauty, the wilderness and wildlife, the trees, beaches, the sunsets and stars...it's simply captivating. The people who live/work/visit the island cherish it and take great pride in their island. The fact that there are no cars and you explore via golf carts, bikes, kayaks, and your own two feet is more refreshing than words can describe. And Rum Cove is a paradise. The home hovers beautifully over a private canal and makes you smile as soon as you see it! Rum Cove is wonderfully laid out whether you are visiting as a small or large group and whether you are there to relax or play and find adventure. Plenty of comfortable areas to relax and enjoy the outdoor views, the heated pool is spectacular, the bedrooms are very comfortable, and the kitchen is stocked with everything possibly needed to prepare your meals. Everywhere you turn it is apparent that Rum Cove is taken care of a team of people that respect and care for the home very much. One morning by chance I ran into Joe, he and his wife, Barbara, are the owners of Rum Cove. I learned that Joe discovered Upper Captiva back in the 60's due to the fact it has a landing strip and he is a pilot. He instantly fell in love with the island and Upper Captiva soon became their home. You will enjoy their discovery, hands down! Sarah, the realtor representing Rum Cove, is instrumental in making your visit possible. Captain Emily was spectacular in getting us to and from Rum Cove (even brought my brother and his family out for the weekend, late at night!). She gave us the history of Upper Captiva and the surrounding islands and made the journey very enjoyable. Tom, the property manager, met us at the dock of Rum Cove. The smile never left his face as he helped us with our things and introduced us to the house. He's only a call away if you need anything during your stay and we valued his kind heart and easy going personality. Beaulah, who keeps the home spotless, emailed us to introduce herself as well and let us know she would help us with anything desired. The absolute best experience from start to finish!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Our team was delighted to hear you enjoyed the Rum Cove and embraced the North Captiva experience. We are glad you found your stay so enjoyable. Please know we all appreciate your husband's service to our country. Hope to have you return to the Rum Cove soon.
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Loved Rum Cove

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week this March at Rum Cove and had a wonderful time there. The proximity to the club was great. We also enjoyed exploring the island with the two provided Golf carts.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to send us a review. I am happy to hear you had a wonderful time at the Rum Cove. Hope you visit again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Stressfree. Rum Cove was perfect for my family. A very comfortable islandy vacation was had by all. It was ideal for relaxation and the home is just great. We will go back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the Rum Cove. This makes our day. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you again!
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Fabulous House

  • 5 of 5

Over the years I have stayed in several houses on the island. Non compare to the Rum Coce. I am a repeat customer to the Rum Cove and will continue to be each and every trip to North Captiva. The first time I booked was solely for the dock but the rest of the amenities have won me over. The house is always spotless. The owners are very friendly and easy to work with. Sarah Rapp has been there for me with booking the Rum Cove from my first stay and is always available to answer any question I might have. All in all the Rum Cove is my home away from home and I encourage everyone to check it out as long as it's not the week I want it.

V Crawford

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to submit a review. We are delighted that you love the Rum Cove and feel so lucky that you feel this is "your home too". This is how we want our guests to feel. We look forward to your next visit. Again, thank you!
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Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing on North Captiva for nine years. Rum Cove is hands down our favorite house. The outdoor space is incredible! Perfectly sized pool, great lounge chairs, ping pong table, television, outdoor shower, and poolside bathroom. The pool area is perfectly placed for privacy. Palm trees sway overhead and nothing but the quiet canal over the fence. While we did not have a boat, we fished in the canal and enjoyed watching the manatee pass by.

The house was perfectly appointed with all we needed. We loved the screened porches off the bedrooms and slept each night with doors wide open. The screened porch off the living room was the perfect spot for coffee while we watched the osprey go about their morning.

Proximity to Mangos, the marina, and the Island Club made it convenient to walk to the bike rental shack, look at the boats, and grab a snack and a pool bar cocktail.

Can't say enough about the hospitality afforded us by Tom, the property manager. Not only did he greet us and ensure we had all that we needed, he also spent time sharing some history about the island we can't get enough of.

We love North Captiva. We plan to be back for year ten and we definitely plan to return to Rum Cove.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are delighted you had a spectacular time and would like to return. This is the nicest compliment we can receive. Tom is a vital part of our team. I am glad he was able to share some island history. We look forward to you returning soon.
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Stan a nd Tamra

  • 5 of 5

This place is everything it is advertised to be. Fly to the private airstrip where you are greeted by concierge for a short golf cart ride to the HUGE house on a canal that is provided with a dock handy for docking your boat or rental boats available from a rental service a short walk away. There are golf carts provided and you can also rent kayaks or bikes to tour the island or its coast. Fantastic beaches and a beautiful natural area with trails for walking or running. Good fishing too. There are restaurants on the island as well as stores where you can pick up those little things that you forgot. The house has a heated pool, a deck (with lounge chairs) for sunbathing, a bar at the pool with a fridge for cold refreshments and a TV to watch the game! The sleeping rooms are spacious and the great room is several hundred square feet with a fully equipped kitchen. I would recommend this place to anyone...you'll love it. I plan to return regularly.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to send us a review. We are delighted you had a wonderful time at the Rum Cove and enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Car: not necessary

2 boat slips an airstrip landing privileges are included with the house. Early poolside check in after 10:00 am.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £71.43
Damage Deposit £357.15

Both credit cards and checks are accepted forms of payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.