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Ricks Retreat In Captiva Florida

Front Door Entrance
9 reviews
Front Door Entrance
Looking toward outside deck and shower
Side Entrance
Wightman La..looking toward beach entrance
Full Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Queen Bedroom
Den with Queen sleep sofa
Rear screened-in porch
Street Entrance
Lane Entrance
Path to Beach
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Captiva Island, Florida
Ricks Retreat is a charming ground-level home on a beach street located in the village area of Captiva. A short walk to restaurants, shops and galleries, and a 3 minute walk to the most beautiful beach at the end of the sandy lane. Originally built by Bette Davis, Rick is the 3rd owner. Simple, extra clean and bright..this house has the character of a beach house with all the modern amenities. Fully equipped...just bring your food. 3 bedrooms plus den, the cottage can sleep up to 8: queen bed, full bed, 2 twins and queen sleep sofa. Two full baths inside, outside shower (great to shower under the stars at night), full kitchen, outside gas grill, wireless DSL internet, tvs, stereo, DVD. Rents weekly, typically from Sat-Sat, but can be flexible in the off-season. Come enjoy paradise! and PET FRIENDLY!
About the Owner, richard g
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
I am not physically on the islands...always available by email or phone or text
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Listing #FKN2380134
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Management response:

thanks for your kind words...look forward to you coming back to my "paradise".....Rick


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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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This home is well suited for families with 3 large bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 den, and 2 baths. Private because of the tropical plants surrounding the home, yet in the heart of Captiva with a very short walk to everything--beach, restaurants, shops, etc! Enjoy the outside deck in the mornings, and the screened in patio in the evenings. Very...

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thanks for your review. I came in after you...and put new pads on all of the beds...should make it more comfortable for all.


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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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We've stayed at Rick's Retreat two years in a row, and it's been wonderful both times. The house is in a perfect location; a half-block walk along a quiet, shady lane to the beach and a half-block walk in the other direction to Captiva Village. We didn't use the car all week. The house is nicely appointed and very comfortable....

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
10 Feb 2018 -
13 Apr 2018
7 nights --
14 Apr 2018 -
27 Apr 2018
7 nights --
28 Apr 2018 -
3 Aug 2018
4 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: €244 / stay - Deposit
  • Pet Fee: €142 / stay - Fee
  • Security deposit waiver fee 2.5%: €2 / stay - Fee
  • Booking Fee: €81 / stay - Fee
  • clean fee less than a week: €93 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Typically rent Sat-Sat during the High Season, but can be flexible at other times during the year. Discounts for multiple week stays. Security Fee Waiver of 2.5% protects against damages. Non-refundable Pet deposit of $175 for 1-2 dogs. Booking fee $35. Tax 11%. Cleaning fee of $115 when staying less than one week.
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About the neighbourhood
Wightman La on Captiva Island Florida. One small block north of the main shopping st of Andy Rosse La. Beach at one end of the Lane and shops/restaurants at the other end.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: RSW Fort Myers: 48.0 km
Car is really better....one can take a taxi...but rate is around $75 each way. Best to shop for groceries on the mainland at Publix or in Sanibel at Baileys or Jerry's
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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