Sanibel and Captiva Real Estate Blog

Sanibel Real Estate, Price Reduction

Beautifully maintained 3 BR/2 BA home surrounded by lush landscaping with gorgeous views of the lake & wildlife. This home offers lovely wood floors, nice light island colors, gourmet kitchen with granite counters, top of the line appliances, great room with vaulted ceiling & large wall of windows overlooking the lake, formal dining, screened lanai, screen enclosed heated pool and spa. Large interior storage down stairs, laundry room, 2 single car garages, roll down shutters, corrugated shutters and wood for storm protection. Great family community offering golf, tennis & a clubhouse with restaurant. Close to island amenities, shopping, & beaches. Asking $735,000...

Captiva Real Estate, Price Reduction

Spectacular views of Pine Island Sound from this fully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo and situated just a short stroll from the beach. Amenities include a 200 ft. Bay access dock with electricity & fresh water, sparkling community pool and just a short stroll to Captiva’s “Village”. Great opportunity for a 2nd home or rental. Asking $599,000...

Sanibel Real Estate, Just Sold

Spectacular 2 BR/2 BA Gulf-front, West Corner unit in a very popular complex on Sanibel Island. Community amenities include tennis court and pool. Nicely furnished. Wonderful 2nd home as well as a rental. Great Opportunity for a direct Gulf-front condo offering fantastic sunsets. Covered parking and extra storage under the building. Sold 8/20/10 for $600,000...

Captiva Real Estate, Price Reduction

Absolutely spectacular 6 BR/6.5 BA Mediterranean home. This home has it all and is top of the line. Upgrades beyond your wildest dreams. Designer furnished by Robb & Stucky. Imported and hand carved marble and granite throughout. Custom kitchen with Cherry wood cabinets, Thermodor & Meile appliances, security system, intercom, extensive phone system, professional faux painting throughout, private, heated pool with spa, central vacuum, Anderson windows and Mother in-laws apartment. Everything you need and more. Asking $2,595,000...

Sanibel Real Estate, Just Listed

Elegant near beach duplex, situated on a large corner lot, with lush native landscaping in luxurious island neighborhood. Each side offers 2 BR/1.5 BA and was professionally renovated in 2009. Spacious 2-story layout with tile floors, raised ceiling in dining/living room, stunning wood interior staircases, carpet throughout 2nd floors, private wood decks, laundry rooms, master bedrooms with walk-in closets and 2 zone a/c with ultra-violet filter systems. Paver walkways with charming center courtyard and 12x16 arbor. Large, separate artist’s studio/workshop and covered parking. Just steps from the beach and island marina. Coveted deeded beach access. Close...

Sanibel Commercial Real Estate, Just Sold

Great location for an island business. Three commercial condominium units available within Anchor Pointe complex. Each unit contains a total enclosed area of 537 sq. feet. Wonderful mid-island location on Sanibel Island to start your island business. Sold 7/30/2010 for $177,000...

South Florida, Keys, East coast face no threat from oil

Story Created: Jul 30, 2010 at 10:59 AM America/New_York

GULF OF MEXICO, Fla - Southern Florida, the Florida Keys, and the East Coast are not likely to
experience any effects from the remaining oil on the surface of the Gulf as the oil continues to
degrade and is hundreds of miles away from the loop current, according to a new NOAA analysis.
This analysis assumes the Deepwater Horizon/BP wellhead will remained capped.
“For southern Florida, the Florida Keys, and the Eastern Seaboard, the coast remains clear,” said
Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA
administrator. “With the flow stopped and the loop current a considerable distance away, the light
sheen remaining on the Gulf’s surface will continue to biodegrade and disperse, but will not travel
This latest analysis is part of NOAA’s ongoing work related to the Deepwater Horizon/BP
response and recovery efforts, including aerial and satellite-based observations...