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Luxury House only 50 yds from beach! Pool, spa, bikes, kayaks & ext games area

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Professionally-decorated luxury beach house with 5 levels
Located just 50 yards away from the best Gulf beach on the island !
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Private heated swimming pool with adjacent dining area plus extensive ground floor exterior lounge and games area including foosball table, ping pong table and cornhole (sandbag) game. Also 2 Sun-Dolphin Aruba 10' kayaks and Mongoose Brutus 26' fat tire beach bikes right at the house! BEACH VIEW, BEACH ACCESS AND BEACH QUALITY: Be sure that beach VIEW really means a GREAT beach view and that you are located so close to the beach that you can actually hear the waves! Many of the home rental listings on the island use vague terms such as 'just steps to the beach', 'a very short walk to the beach', 'just minutes from the beach' or 'a stone's throw from the beach' to give the impression that they are located very close to the beach when they actually are not. 'The Compass Rose' is located jus...Private heated swimming pool with adjacent dining area plus extensive ground floor exterior lounge and games area including foosball table, ping pong table and cornhole (sandbag) game. Also 2 Sun-Dolphin Aruba 10' kayaks and Mongoose Brutus 26' fat tire beach bikes right at the house! BEACH VIEW, BEACH ACCESS AND BEACH QUALITY: Be sure that beach VIEW really means a GREAT beach view and that you are located so close to the beach that you can actually hear the waves! Many of the home rental listings on the island use vague terms such as 'just steps to the beach', 'a very short walk to the beach', 'just minutes from the beach' or 'a stone's throw from the beach' to give the impression that they are located very close to the beach when they actually are not. 'The Compass Rose' is located just 50 yards from the best/widest beach on the island. There is a BIG difference between getting a VERY LIMITED beach view 500 yards from the beach and a GREAT beach view with surf sounds just 50 yards from the beach. So always verify each property's EXACT location! Another key beach consideration is beach ACCESS. See 'Gulf Beach Access Map' in the listing's photos. The ONLY public beach access to the Gulf beach (with allowed golf cart parking) is located at the end of Butterfly Shell Drive. “The Compass Rose” is located only 50 yards from and a very short walk to the Public Beach Access. Renters from other homes on the island need to drive to the Public Beach Access with all of their beach gear loaded on their golf carts! So always verify each property's STREET! The last key beach consideration is beach QUALITY: there are some sections of the Gulf beach that have become so eroded that they are unusable (see photo in the 'Gulf Beach Access Map'), specifically in front of the following streets: Sea Air Lane, Oro Pesos Lane, Hidden Lane, Hodgepodge Lane and Escondido Lane. So again always verify each property's STREET! THE HOUSE: Exotic furnishings from faraway places await you at this professionally-decorated and landscaped luxury home located just 50 yards from the beautiful Gulf beach. 'The Compass Rose' is a fabulous deal compared to 4-bedroom beachfront rentals on the island. Being only 50 yards from the beach and with unobstructed views from most angles, 'The Compass Rose' is just like beachfront. And when you add in all of the amenities that are offered, the end result is a price/value combination that just can't be beat! Pamper yourself with the finest amenities in this 4000 sq. ft. (2500 under air), 4 bdrm. dream beach house spread out over 5 levels. You can indulge yourself in countless luxury appointments such as the fine goose down comforters, terrycloth bathrobes, dreamy bedroom settings and a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen by Kraft-Maid with Jenn-Air cook top, Nespresso espresso/cappuccino maker, a crock pot and full selection of pots/pans and mixing bowls. Bathed in warm natural earth tones, the recurrent theme is one of a distant island getaway, featuring an array of exotic materials such as bamboo, teak and natural fibres complemented by a selection of tasteful antiques. The main living area has a 15 feet high cathedral ceiling with bamboo lattice designed to simulate a tiki hut, complete with its own bar, sofas with top grain imported Italian leather, Persian rug and 19th century accent pieces. The latest electronic and entertainment features add to your enjoyment, including high speed wireless internet, 4 flat screen TVs, a DirecTV satellite dish with over 200 channels and a vast VHS video/board games library. Due to the special upside down design of the home, the bedroom level is lower down and the living levels are higher up, thereby affording great views from the areas where you spend the most time. There are also decks on 4 levels (2 of which are screened).The views will remain with you forever: the rooftop patio, at a height of nearly 40 ft. above ground level, offers 360 degree views of the Gulf of Mexico, Captiva Pass and the State Land Preserve. The house rental also includes all linens and towels (house + beach), beach umbrellas, consumables such as toilet paper and cleaning supplies, and clean-up after departure. For young children, we also have a high chair, crib and pack 'n play. You can rent additional bikes/kayaks plus boats, jet skis, paddle boards and fishing rods at 'Boats and Fun' right here on the island!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
- We will rent only to adults over 25 - No inquiries from students, weddings or if rental is associated with the rental of other properties at the same time (such as multi-family rentals) - Occupancy strictly restricted to the number of tenants reserved for (max 10). At no time can there be more than a total of 10 people in the house. - Violation of above rules will result in default of rental agreement with grounds for immediate eviction without refund of rent and/or loss of security deposit.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Daniel H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
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Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

The house was clean and nice. The mosquitoes were terrible, we were eaten alive. It’s farther to the beach than I imagined and carrying chairs and things took about 20 minutes. But we got to swim with the manatees. I don’t think I will go...More

Date of stay: June 2020
Thank valeriec256
dannyboyh, VR Owner at Luxury House only 50 yds from beach! Pool, spa, bikes, kayaks & ext games area, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2020

Wish there was something that could be done about mosquitoes. Interesting to note that the 50 yard walk to the beach took 20 minutes for these guests. In over 80 5-Star reviews on a number of home rental websites, one of the most popular feedback...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

The Compass Rose is a beautiful home steps from the beach. The homeowner makes the logistics smooth with the pre-trip instructions he sends. Every detail is attended to. The house has many amenities and is well stocked. Highly recommended!

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank travelgirl1110
dannyboyh, VR Owner at Luxury House only 50 yds from beach! Pool, spa, bikes, kayaks & ext games area, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2019

Thank you for your kind review. Glad that you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed January 12, 2019

We had such an amazing week with our friends and family out on Northcap staying at the Compass Rose. My wife and I have always loved Northcap and have known about the Compass Rose for many years, but this was out first time renting it....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Jason M
dannyboyh, VR Owner at Luxury House only 50 yds from beach! Pool, spa, bikes, kayaks & ext games area, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Thank you for the kind words Jason! We strive to make our renters' experience as pleasurable as possible. Looking forwards to having you as our guests again!

Reviewed November 29, 2018

North Captiva is a beautiful island and the Compass Rose has the absolute best spot for sunset views. Being 50 yards from the beach was also amazing (and the home included all the chairs, umbrellas and beach toys you’d need). Golf carts, bike, kayaks and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank CarribeanAMT
dannyboyh, VR Owner at Luxury House only 50 yds from beach! Pool, spa, bikes, kayaks & ext games area, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Thank you for your kind review - it was great to have you stay as our guests!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I , along with a couple we are good friends with, booked Compass Rose and choose North Captiva as our vacation choice to celebrate 25 years! Dan was amazing at answering all questions in a timely manner and Jenny(on the island) was...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Rachel S
dannyboyh, VR Owner at Luxury House only 50 yds from beach! Pool, spa, bikes, kayaks & ext games area, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Thank you Rachel for a wonderful review! We are so glad that "The Compass Rose" and North Captiva Island met your expectations for a memorable 25th anniversary vacation.

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Compass Rose. North Captiva is the perfect place to get away and spend quality family time. The children loved the pool and games on the pool level, while the adults enjoyed the views from the many decks. The...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Camper661279
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

The Compass Rose is an exceptional place to stay. The views are what makes this place amazing. My favorite view is from the topmost level. We could watch both sunsets and sunrises from here without obstruction. How rare is that? My favorite place in the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank MelissaRod26
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

I visited the Compass Rose earlier this month with my husband, two young children (4 and 16 months), my parents, and my brother. The house had more than enough space to accommodate all of us and plenty of amenities on site so that we had...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Compass Rose during spring break with our 5 children, ages 19-10. We had a wonderful time and loved this house. The house has everything you need and is steps from the beautiful beach! We especially loved the pool and outdoor space with...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank angieshrop
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The Compass Rose is everything you could wish for. The house is literally steps from the beach. It is well stocked, clean and big. We were group of 9 and everyone could find their peace and quiet there. We loved the warm and calm ocean,...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Mima P
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
North Captiva Island is the best-kept secret in Florida: only four miles long and half a mile wide, North Captiva is a Caribbean-like barrier island accessible only by a 20-minute boat ride. There are NO CARS and NO PAVED ROADS (transportation is only by electric golf cart on sand roads!). Nearby Captiva Island and Sanibel Island were once just like North Captiva until bridges brought traffic and hordes of tourists to their shores. One word describes North Captiva Island best: NATURE! On our pristine white beaches, you will find all kinds of rare and exotic SEASHELLS. We also offer world-class SPORTFISHING for tarpon, snook and redfish. A large part of the island is a 700-acre STATE LAND PRESERVE for the protection of endangered wildlife: migratory and nesting birds include osprey, hero...
Getting around
There are no cars on North Captiva Island, so you get around by golf cart (1 cart included with each rental). 2nd golf cart required for groups between 6 and 10 guests (additional cost of $280 + sales tax). There are 4 restaurants on the island open to the public (i.e., Club membership not required): Mainstay/Barnacle's, Over The Waterfront, The Boathouse and Mango's. Reservations recommended before you arrive!
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