sanibel real estate - just listed
This beautiful 3 bedroom en-suite, 3 bath, 2-1/2 bath home is in the prestigious "Sanctuary" subdivision. Spectacular floor plan offers vaulted ceilings, great room with a double sided coral fireplace, gourmet kitchen with 2-dishwashers, breakfast room, formal dining room with wood beamed ceiling, living room with wet bar, screen enclosed pool with spa and Italian tile, high ceilings, outstanding wood details and workmanship throughout, bamboo wood flooring in the great room, library/office, formal dining, stairs and loft area. The master suite...
If you are just visiting or are new to being a permanent resident on Sanibel Island you have to make sure you stop by the Lighthouse Café for breakfast. It is a Sanibel favorite.
The Lighthouse Café boasts that it has the best breakfast in the world and many people who frequently vacation or live here permanently agree. It is the best breakfast and brunch spot anywhere. You have not had breakfast until you come and visit Sanibel’s Lighthouse Café.
Some of the most popular menu items include fresh-squeezed orange juice, omelets, and eggs Benedict fixed in any way you could possibly imagine. Don’t forget to try the housemaid strawberry preserves. You can even take some home with you when...
Luxury real estate is defined differently across different markets, as property values, median resident income, and area development vary widely depending on the metro area. The term “luxury” refers to the fact that real estate features a convenient location, an expensive price, substantial space, valuable materials, expert design, luxury amenities, and historical value. There is no denying that luxury real estate is typically valued at more than 10% of all properties.
But the term luxury has been used to describe everything from the ultra-luxury homes...
For most homebuyers, the primary bedroom in a home should be a place of refuge and relaxation. The place where they can envision themselves getting away from it all at the end of a long day or in the middle of the chaotic family day-to-day tasks. It is often one of the most important spaces that buyers look at when shopping for a home. Because of this, it is a good idea to stage the primary bedroom in your luxury home as a relaxing and inviting retreat.
Here are some tips for creating a luxury primary bedroom retreat in your home
Choose one focal point
Pick one area or item in the room that you want to speak the loudest. This could be an amazing comfortable cloud-like bed. It could be a pair of plush and inviting...
The Islands of Sanibel and Captiva
The islands of Sanibel and Captiva are one of the Gulf coast destinations you will always remember. These two breathtakingly beautiful islands offer world-famous shelling, wildlife in abundance, notable shopping and fine dining with seafood.
Sanibel is larger and offers more shops, hotels and sights, Captiva is quaint with beaches and Florida charm. Captiva Island's parent island is Sanibel. The two were once a single island, along with North Captiva Island, until separated by a storm at Blind Pass.
While Captiva is noted for its quaintness and quietude, Sanibel is where you can find a little more action. Nestled among the tropical landscape, there are plenty of fine dining and shopping choices, many...
Whether you’re setting up your home for the first time or getting it ready to sell you want to make sure that that amazing front porch you love so much is showcased as a welcoming spot with some of these essential items.
Plants in the foreground
The plants in your landscape can lead the eye up to your front porch area and draw it to the front door to create a welcoming space. Though the plants are not on the porch themselves they make a huge impact on how your front porch and front door feel and look from the street. Colorful plants draw the eye in with interest and if you are sitting on the porch, the screen of plants...
Installing a kitchen pantry will bring your luxury kitchen from good to great. There’s nothing more luxurious than having plenty of space to put all of your items. And within that space being able to expertly organize it so it feels clean and relaxing.
In the planning stages, some pantry design issues don’t seem common sense or obvious but become very apparent later as you begin to use the space. Small issues that are just small enough to make a significant impact on the daily use and annoyance of use in your kitchen.
Here are some considerations for the planning stages of a luxury kitchen pantry
Deciding which way the door will open
A very often made mistake when putting together...
sanibel real estate - just sold
ELEGANT SANCTUARY HOME
Located in the exclusive Sanctuary golf community this beautiful custom home has panoramic views of the golf course, lake and offers Western exposure. Wonderful split floor plan has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 half baths and one bedroom is a “Casita” guest suite with a private entrance, coffee bar and small refrigerator. Volume ceilings, polished marble & wood floors, great room with a gas fireplace, French doors, security system, 3-zone a/c, private office with custom built-ins and a 2-car garage with new epoxy floors. The primary...