Captiva Island holiday house rental with beach/lake nearby, jacuzzi/hot tub, internet access and balcony/terrace

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  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

**HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE**

**We are pleased to announce our Gearing Down home survived Hurricane Irma with minimal damage. Our confirmed guests may continue to enjoy our little piece of paradise with no lapse in bookings.**

Welcome to Gearing Down! Enjoy a Captiva Island vacation home in luxury. Boasting an expansive floor plan with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms that sleeps 8 comfortably, Gearing Down is a desirable bayside home. Witness breathtaking sunrises from the covered lanai overlooking the private dock. Enjoy the peaceful serenity swept in by the cool gulf breeze in the private pool or hot tub.

On the first living level you’ll find a modern kitchen complete with bar style seating at the center island and a breakfast nook overlooking the bay. Adorned with artwork and the necessary amenities this first level is home to a formal dining table to seat 8, vast living room space, 2 bedrooms with king and queen size beds and 2 full bathrooms.

The master suite, located on the uppermost level, is furnished with a king size bed and private his and her bathroom complete with shower and garden tub Jacuzzi. Roll out of bed and soak in the sun’s rays on the master suite balcony while overlooking the bay. Adjacent to the master suite is the 4th guest room fitted with 2 twin size beds.

Gearing Down is centrally located to the Village of Captiva. The island’s restaurants, rental stores and retail shops are all within walking distance. A short walk through the village takes you to the beach where you can experience the postcard-worthy Captiva Island sunsets.

Contact Gearing Down today to book your next stay at one of Captiva Island’s most desirable vacation homes.

NOTES:

No special events permitted at this property.

NO PETS allowed.

Rental week is Saturday to Saturday.

Refundable security deposit of $1,500.00

20% down holds reserved week(s). Everything furnished except soap, paper goods, and food. 20% due 10 days after verbal confirmation of date(s) is received. 11% Florida Sales Tax added to purchase.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: King Bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 4: King Bed
  • 4 Family bathrooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: (£395.29) $500.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

No special events permitted.

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Manager restrictions

Changeover day: Sat

About the owner

Jeffrey Y.
Calendar updated:
26 Feb 2024

Years listed:
13

Based in:
United States
Languages spoken: English
This House has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 10 Feb 2011. Located in Southwest Gulf Coast, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £7921.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 26 Feb 2024.
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Reviews

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Navigator732872

Great Location...Comfortable Stay
Jun 2018

We are Floridians and have vacationed many times at rentals in South Seas. We have always used the big marina to moor our boat. Decided this home was in a good location and thought we would give it a… More 

Reviewed 17 Jun 2018

This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on all reviews.

Owner's reply:
Great to hear you had a wonderful time! We hope to have you back as our guest again!

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

Malcolm G
Marlborough, United Kingdom

The best accommodation ever stayed in
Nov 2016

I couldn't go as my wife is ill. However I can report back that our friends said this is the best place they had ever stayed. Luxurious and beyond wildest expectations. Spacious, quality furnishi… More 

Reviewed 16 Nov 2016

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Owner's reply:
Thanks Malcolm! Appreciate the wonderful review!

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

Teneed2know
Orlando, Florida

Best vacation ever!!
May 2016

This house is the most relaxing and accommodating place we've ever stayed. The view is spectacular. Something for everyone. Brought boat for fishing. Walking distance to many restaurants an… More 

Reviewed 6 Jun 2016

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Vinny-StLouis
Saint Louis, Missouri

Consistently an awesome place to stay and enjoy!
Feb 2016

Our family has rented this home for the past six years. We have consistently had great experiences. The property and the house are in great shape, with new furniture for this year. The location is aw… More 

Reviewed 8 Mar 2016

This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on all reviews.

Owner's reply:
We are pleased the updates made your stay comfortable and that your family enjoyed your annual stay at Gearing Down!

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

Ann H
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Even Better than Advertised!
Feb 2016

This house was better than advertised. We absolutely loved our week in Captiva. The pool was warm and the kids used it all week. The hot tub is controlled via a remote and we could turn it on as neede… More 

Reviewed 27 Feb 2016

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Jeffrey (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Jeffrey (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Jeffrey (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Jeffrey the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Jeffrey (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Jeffrey (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Jeffrey (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Jeffrey (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Jeffrey (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Jeffrey (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Jeffrey (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Jeffrey (the owner) a message.

If Jeffrey (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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