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"Seawatch" on the Beach in North Captiva Island

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  • bedrooms 4
  • baths
  • sleeps 12
  • pool yes
  • hot tub no
  • pets allowed yes
  • type House
  • community Safety Harbor Club
  • rates (USD) $ 1,750 - $ 4,900 / week

vacation rental description

Why you should rent Seawatch, one of the only 4 bedroom private beachfront homes on North Captiva Island.  Here is part of why you should...

  • Enjoy a seamless vacation! (See our Adventures page)
  • Only island home that saves you one halfday+ of travel time with direct, economical, charter service (arrivals and departures to our private Seawatch boating/fishing dock)
  • Beautiful white powder sand swimming beach!>
  • The only home with fantastic fishing on dock or 2 minutes to North Captiva Pass (Tarpin fishing)!
  • Upstairs and downstairs suites for extended families!
  • Large spacious home with beautiful unobstructed views of the beach, bay, and palms from the greatroom/diningroom!
  • Thoroughly renovated in 2007!
  • Private, on-site, palm grove picnic area!
  • Seawatch is truly a beachfront home and not a home away from the water.

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Ideal for large, extended, and multifamilies with private deep water fishing/boating dock. This is one of only 2 beachfront homes with 4 or more bedrooms. Seawatch being one of them. Also Seawatch has the only available deep water dock as part of the rental upon approval. Seawatch completed in 2007 is architecturally designed with spacious and panoramic views throughout. The 4,000 square foot cathedral ceilings decorated in earth tone colors. Seawatch has the same delightful spacious floor plan but completely refurbished in 2007. Retreat to this beautiful tranquil North Captiva Island graced by a wildlife sanctuary and 3 miles of pristine white sand beaches, home to numerous varieties of tropical fauna, flora, and sea life. For more information please visit our website below to see a video slideshow tour of Seawatch. Rentals are generally from Saturday to Saturday.

 

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Last modified on 09-6-2013 at 6:48 PM.

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Jeffrey Wood 239-898 2692

house rental amenities

Sleeps 10 comfortably (up to 12 persons considered upon written
request**) 4 large Bedrooms (2 Kings, 4 Twins), 2.5 Bathrooms with
ample towels, soap, and paper products.
Full service upscale Kitchen with all new appliances (Glass top stove,
Microwave, Large refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer) Ample Dining
Service, Utensils, and reverse osmosis drinking water system along
with all customary paper products.
2 Dish TVs, VCR players, CD players, porta-crib, highchair, radio and
numerous books. (Other various CDs and Books at Safety Harbor Club's
Library)
Large Bedrooms, Baths and Decks on separate floors for greater privacy.
2 Large Ground level screened porches, plus 1 top floor screened
porch, plus 2 bayside and 2 garden side sun decks. Having bay and
tropical landscaped views.
Private on site beach and 112' long deep water fishing/boating dock.
Over 50 mature palms Hibiscus and sea grapes grace this beautiful
property.

2 tandem sea kayaks are available for use.

2 Golf Carts available to qualified drivers.
Safety Harbor Club Membership which provides access to a heated pool, tennis courts, and bike rentals.

activities and attractions in North Captiva Island Gulf Coast South

Groceries - Wynn-Dixie Supermarket on 9864 Stringfellow Rd. Pine
Island Center offers a
Free shopping service. In advance of your stay you can mail your
detailed shopping list to: Wynn-Dixie, Customer Service, 9864
Stringfellow Rd, St. James City, Florida 33956. You can also telephone
Customer Service and they will have your packaged order awaiting for
you through the customer service desk upon arrival. They ask you to
place an order 48 hours before pick-up, and to leave your name, home
address and phone number if they need to reach you for any questions,
Winn Dixie is a large market featuring a pharmacy, a bakery, a large
selection of groceries, as well as numerous non-grocery household
items along with beer and wine.
Other Shopping - Edison Mall on Route 41 in Ft. Myers has a variety of
fine stores for your other shopping needs. Among the many stores are
Burdines and J.C. Penny. Nearby shopping areas include Publix, Sears,
K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Walgreen's Drugs and many other stores.
RECREATION
Beaches - North Captiva is bordered on both the Bay and Gulf by some
of the world's most beautiful white sand beaches. The pristine beaches
show off the turquoise blue ocean and bay, which are free of pollution
and comparable to the finest Caribbean beaches.
Wildlife - Since most of the Island is a Government Wildlife
Sanctuary, you live amongst Florida's sea life with flocks of sea
birds, many of which are now rare or extinct to the mainland. Your
long beach walks take you into the heart of this extraordinary coastal
ecosystem with its remarkable diversity of sea life. Many of Florida's
beaches were like this 100 years ago.
Shelling - You will find the best shelling on Florida's west coast on
North Captive Island. Unlike heavily-combed Sanibel beaches. North
Captiva beaches present an unsurpassed abundance of shells which are
consistently renewed by the ocean current along the Island.
Fishing - It is no surprise that many of the Island's inhabitants,
including humans, birds, and fish, constantly focus on the island
waters. Some of the West Coast's best fishing is directly off the
islands beaches and docks. Sports fisherman seek their quarry in the
waters immediately offshore. You can acquire rental boats, fishing
charters, sea kayaks for your recreational fishing and touring needs.
The Seawatch dock on the edge of a deep channel is one of the best
fishing locations on the Island.
Hiking - The northern end of the Island is honeycombed with miles of
narrow shell roads both inland and along the beach just minutes from
your rental -- perfect for day hiking. The Wildlife Sanctuary is
bordered on the Gulf & Pine Island Sound by three miles of pristine
white sand beaches draped by pines and palms.
Tennis - Safety Harbor Club offers modern courts to members and those
renting Seawatch.
Swimming - The ocean and bay are unbeatable, along with a heated
swimming pool at the Safety Harbor Club located only minutes away from
Seawatch. Be cautious of currents around the Island.
Golf - Alden Pines is an 18 hole golf course at
reasonable fees (Par 71) located two minutes from Pineland Marina at
14261 Clubhouse Drive, Bokelia, Florida 33922. It's open to the public
and reachable by regularly scheduled water taxi or charter service
direct to Pineland Marina's North Captiva departure location. Alden
Pines will pick you up and return you to Pineland Marina by golf cart
at no extra charge.
Dining - Seawatch guests generally have four restaurants available to
them. All the restaurants offer fish and seafood (some gourmet) along
with steaks and other turf items from inexpensive but delicious
lunches to moderately priced dinners. Also you can stop in for a glass
of beer or wine at one of the Island's watering holes, where you can
catch up on Island folklore and gossip.

vacation rental rates

* Add 11% Tourist Tax To Above Prices
The reservation form along with a $400 deposit and 50% of the rent is required to complete a reservation and must be received by Seawatch LLC within 7 days of a tentative phone reservation having been made. The deposit initially guarantees your reservations, then becomes a security deposit which will be refunded upon satisfactory conditions of home & within 30 days of departure. The remaining 50% of the end rent and the 11% Tourist Tax (based on full rent) is due within the last 60 days before occupancy.

To pay for extra bedding and cleanup services parties beyond 10 individuals are charged an extra $15 per person per day.

For reservations made within 60 days of arrival the $400 security deposit and rent plus 11% Tourist Tax is due overnight (UPS, FedEx, or US Mail). Alternatively any above payments can be made through either international or domestic wire. Contact owner for acct. All deposits and rental payments are refundable if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival or if re-rental of your time slot occurs after your cancellation. Rental losses incurred by Seawatch/NCV, Inc. due to late cancellation are the responsibility of the canceling party. All rental
rates & availability subject to change without notice. Short notice reservations are welcome when space is available.

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Top things to do in North Captiva Island
  • Fishing
  • Nature Walks
  • Swimming
  • Bird Watching
  • Sunbathing
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My New Home Away From Home!

Review submitted: January 14, 2014   Date of arrival: July 27, 2013

We have one more day at Seawatch, so I thought we would write a review now, while relaxing on the boat dock, instead of trying to remember when I finally get home. First off the owner gave us a great tip, mail our grocery list to the local Publix ahead of time so that it can be picked up on the way to the marina from the airport. Great tip, use it.


If you are looking for a home away from home this is the place. We have been here for 6 days and have enjoyed every minute. The kitchen is stocked, furniture is clean and in good condition. We have eaten breakfast and lunch on the beach everyday. We have eaten at Barnacle Phil's and the Over the Waterfront restaurant, both were delicious, but bringing groceries saved us a ton of money.


We walked several times to the nature reserve to check out the local flora and fauna. It is about a 25 minute walk, but it was great taking in the scenery along the way. We did walk to the Safety Harbor Club several times as well to check out the boats and the pool. The beach at the house is incredible, living so far inland at home means I don't get to see the ocean much, let alone caribbean waters, so having it right at my doorstep is amazing. They have a great amount of info on their website that suggests activities and outlines available equipment to make your own adventure. It was good knowing about the bicycles and sea kayaks in addition to the golf cart provided with the rental.


As I said before the house has some fun toys to use while at the house: bicycles, sea kayaks, golf carts, fishing rods… my husband convinced me to try my hand at fishing off the deep water dock and I managed to catch dinner. I was beaming!


The only small negative was not being able to open the bayside windows. But we just as easily utilized the screened porch, master bedroom balcony, and the roof to enjoy the outside weather so it wasn't a huge deal. Being outside to watch the sun rise over the water every morning was absolutely breath taking, I can't wait to do it again!


Thanks for a great trip and we will be back when both kids can go diving.

Recommended for: age 55+, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 2 / 3

 

Seamless Vacation is Incredible!

Review submitted: March 23, 2014   Date of arrival: September 21, 2013

My wife and I had never been to the area before. We travelled with our 2-daughters who are in college and their boyfriends. For me, I always worry about a vacation becoming more exhausting than a week at work. I chose Seawatch because of its seamless vacation option. To summarize: we all flew together and arrived at airport and a car was already waiting for us, we stopped at Publix which is a fantastic grocery store, the taxi then continued directly to the private boat charter, which took us directly to the seawatch dock! I think we gained about 1/2-a-day and all with zero stress. While we didn't need help in carrying bags, having a private car and boat charter meant that there were friendly individuals around to assist us if we needed. I thought the private charter would be more expensive, but infact if you have a group of 6 or more, it actually may be cheaper than the scheduled taxi. What was great is the ability to undock right at the house. As it was extremely rare to find a home with this feature. Im a total type-A personality, I obsess about cleanliness and Seawatch exceeded my expectations! Overall we had a great time and will definitely return!

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Well Maintained, Clean, & Loved the Private Dock

Review submitted: March 20, 2014   Date of arrival: July 20, 2013

When my family travels to the beach, we don't want to travel again from our rental house to the beach. Having the ability to walk out the door and be directly on the beach was crucial for us, and Seawatch delivered. My husband and I sitting on Seawatch's beach, drinking morning coffee, watching the sun rise, is a moment that I will remember forever. While staying on north captiva, access to the private club is crucial, I personally wouldn't rent a house that does not have this feature. Seawatch includes access to a private club, and we liked that it provided us with the option to get out in a social environment, going out to dinner, spending time in the pool. The house is extremely well designed, I think all but one of the bedrooms have an ocean view. For us the great room was perfect for meals and family time. The home appeared to be well maintained and was very clean.

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

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