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Sanibel Real Estate - Just Listed - 488 Lighthouse Way - MLS#2230149

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488 lighthouse way

A rare opportunity to own a Bayfront home on one of Sanibel’s most prestigious private streets. Stunning beach home with panoramic water views. Meticulously built & maintained: metal roof (2020), new Hardiboard siding, new impact windows & doors. New kitchen w/quartz tops, Grohe faucet, Sub-Zero, Wolf & Cove appliances. Renovated master bath w/new cabinet, sinks, Grohe fixtures & quartz top. All new HVAC units, new central vac unit, new fans, LED...

Captiva Real Estate - Just Sold - 11539 Wightman Lane - MLS#2220749

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11539 Wightman lane

Classic 1959 Captiva Island Cottage

This 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom cottage sits on an oversized lot just steps from the Gulf of Mexico. This home sustained damage from hurricane Ian. Located in Captiva's Village and close to restaurants, shopping, marina, chapel and library. Sold $2/2/2023 for $1,550,000

Sanibel Real Estate - Just Sold - 3127 W. Gulf Drive #104 - MLS#2220514

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Wedgewood 104


Beautiful direct Gulf-front condo lives like a private home with all the conveniences of condo living. Elevator, under building parking, sparkling community pool, tennis and private beach access. Just under 3,000 living sq. ft. offering 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and den. Colorful and inviting this spacious floor plan offers turquoise Gulf views from the living room, plantation shutters, crown molding, bamboo and tile floors, built-in bar, kitchen with breakfast bar, island cook top, Sub Zero and all white appliances & cabinetry....

Sanibel Real Estate - Just Listed - 2647 Wulfert Rd. #1 - MLS#2230138

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2647 wulfert road

Sanctuary Golf Villages

This beautifully remodeled 3 bedroom, 3 bath condo lives like a home! Open & flowing floor plan with private elevator entrance. Gorgeous wood floors, crown molding, built-in wine cabinet, 2-zone a/c with new units, new plantation shutters, plumbing has been re-piped and new hurricane sliders interior /exterior on lanai. Gourmet kitchen w/Italian tile & quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator & breakfast bar. Over-sized wrap around lanaioverlooking the 18th fairway offering...

The Importance of an Elevation Certificate to a Sanibel Homeowner

The Importance of an Elevation Certificate to a Sanibel HomeownerDefinition of an elevation certificate

An elevation certificate is an official legal document that states the precise elevation of a property. This certificate also includes information about the details of the location of the structure on the property and the building characteristics. One critically important detail it includes is the base flood elevation of the home or BFE. It also states the flood zone location of the home.

Why would elevation certificates still be important to a Sanibel...

A Guide to Restoring Water Service at Your Sanibel Home

A Guide to Restoring Water Service at Your Sanibel HomeThough hurricane Ian took place several months ago there are still many Sanibel island property owners that are just now returning to their properties or have yet to return to their property on the island. This means that many Sanibel Island homeowners are just beginning the restoration process for their homes after the hurricane. As such some homeowners may still be looking for direction on getting their home up and running.

If you are needing some help to restore water service to your Sanibel home here is a guide with information from the Island Water Association Inc. of Sanibel and Captiva Island.

It is good to note that in order to request that water services be restored to your Sanibel...

Tips for Purchasing a House in a Hurricane Zone

Tips for Purchasing a House in a Hurricane ZoneSanibel Island is one of the most beautiful locations on the planet to purchase property. Though it is currently under restoration from a pretty harsh hurricane back in September it is still a wonderful place to live and will only continue to get better as restoration is underway. That being said there are some considerations to take when you are purchasing a Sanibel Island property as properties are within a hurricane zone.

 Here are some tips about purchasing a home in a hurricane zone

 Look for risk assessment tools

 If you search out property risk assessment tools on your web browser you may be able to find the ability...

Knowing That a Contractor Will do a Good Job on Your Sanibel Home Renovation

Knowing That a Contractor Will do a Good Job on Your Sanibel Home Renovation Though the causeway has opened up to let everyone interested in accessing Sanibel Island onto the island, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done to restore many of the businesses and properties. Some Sanibel property owners have yet to be able to step foot on their Sanibel Island property for several varying reasons. There are many Sanibel Island homeowners that will still be in need of a contractor to help them with the restoration renovations in their homes.


It is important to realize that not all contractors claiming they have the ability to restore a hurricane-damaged home will actually deliver on their claims....

Sanibel Real Estate Just Sold - 2998 Singing Wind Drive MLS#2220829 and 3008 Singing Wind Drive MLS#2220827

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2998 and 3008 singing wind drive

NEAR BEACH LOT - 2998 Singing Wind Drive

  This .25 acre lot is only available to the purchaser of 3008 Singing Wind Drive, MLS#2220827. Should the buyer of 3008 Singing Wind Drive elect not to purchase this lot, then the lot will be available to anyone. The building site is located near beach, in a quiet neighborhood. Wonderful sanctuary setting. Located off West Gulf Drive.  Sold 1/18/2023 for $300,000


Just Listed - Sanibel Real Estate - 2929 W. Gulf Drive #106, MLS#2230080

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Atrium 106


GORGEOUS SANIBEL SUNSETS! Fantastic 2 BR/2 BA plus den floor plan in this direct Gulf-Front corner unit condominium located in the Atrium. Wonderful wrap around porch with sliders, wood tray ceiling in kitchen, impact glass, quartz...