Amazing Opportunity! Nicely Renovated Waterfront Home for Sale on Lighthouse Way Sanibel Island

488 LighthouseWay

The property at 488 Lighthouse Way is available for sale! This is a rare opportunity to purchase a waterfront home on one of Florida's favorite islands and on one of the island's most sought-after private streets. 


Sanibel Island beachfront home for sale

488 Lighthouse Way is located on the island's east end on the bay side. Just as the street name implies, it is not too far from Lighthouse Beach Park. Owning waterfront property in Sanibel is highly desired by many but only obtained by a few as land mass and shoreline is limited. The views from this home right on the island's northeast shore offer panoramic water sightlines. The home is right on the water nothing between the shoreline and the property. You can walk out the back door and enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming, fishing, beachcombing, shelling, and much more. 

Sanibel Island beachfront home for sale

The home is just as impressive as its location. Built in 1991, the home has been nicely updated and upgraded in several areas. It has been meticulously cared for inside and out. The exterior features new Hardi-board siding, a metal roof installed in 2020, and new impact windows and doors. The inside of the home is even more impressive with a newly renovated kitchen that includes brand new quartz counters, high-end Sub-zero, Wolf, and Cove appliances, and a Grohe faucet. The main bathroom suite is also nicely renovated with new vanity, Grohe fixtures, and quartz counter. Other new home upgrades include new central vacuuming, new fans, interior and exterior paint, LED light fixtures, and an HVAC unit. All of the new work and plenty of space are included in this 3,286-square-foot home on a 0.29-acre lot. The most notable features, however, are the multiple decks including the roof line deck and the private pool allowing you to enjoy even more about the location. 

Sanibel Island beachfront home for sale

What's Nearby

This home is in a great location near the Sanibel Marina, a great place to keep your boat or grab a bite to eat at an island favorite restaurant, Gramma Dots which will be open on October 1, 2023. It is also just a ten-minute walk or a very short bike ride to Dixie Beach or Lighthouse Beach Park. The Sanibel Causeway is less than a five-minute drive to get you on and off the island. Periwinkle Way, the main thoroughfare on the island is about one block from the home. Periwinkle gives you access to grocery stores, several favorite local restaurants including the Lighthouse Cafe soon to open near where the causeway meets Periwinkle, and the Periwinkle Place Shopping Center.

Sanibel Island beachfront home for sale


There is one public school on Sanibel Island it is the Sanibel School. This school serves the youngest scholars on the island grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Parents love the school for its small size and high academic standards. The tight-knit community is appreciated as well. The Sanibel School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

Older students attend high school off-island in the city of Fort Meyers. There are a few high schools that island students can choose from including the Fort Meyers High School and Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School -Lee Campus and Cypress Lake High School which are all part of the Lee County Public School District. The district is highly rated and these schools receive above average ratings from the website

Would You Like a Closer Look at 488 Lighthouse Way? 

If you are interested in this amazing property that offers a rare chance to live in one of the most desirable areas of Sanibel please contact me. I am happy to set up a private showing of the home at 488 Lighthouse Way. Come and see the home in person and if you would like to make an offer after your private home tour I can help you to compile a purchase offer. 

I am highly knowledgeable in all Sanibel Island real estate and can help you to find the perfect Sanibel home that meets your wants and needs. I am here to take as much stress as possible out of the home-buying process and find you a home you will love on Sanibel Island. 


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