£159 / night
Price for guests, Nights

5 Star Pet Friendly, Sunny, Quaint Cottage with Old Florida Charm 3Mins to Beach – Home 2380035 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

5 Star Pet Friendly, Sunny, Quaint Cottage with Old Florida Charm 3Mins to Beach – Home 2380035

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 23 reviews

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House / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Last week in March and Easter 2018 just came available!!! Reduced rate. Contact for detail

Lovely Sunny Cottage with a Short Walk to Beach, Pet Friendly, 5 Night Minimum Stay, Private!Would consider renting for less than a week if there are openings 4 to 5 weeks before date Surround yourself with sunshine, seclusion and the sound of the sea.This lovely, cheerful 2 bedroom 2 bath cottage has old Florida Charm ...and is newly updated.Situated on a private, sleepy lane it is only a 2 to 3 minute walk to the beach. The Cottage has all the amenities of home... WiFi, 3 TV's, DVR, washer and dryer, granite kitchen and dishwasher. Wake to the sound of the waves breaking, perhaps a visit from an Egret, Heron or Ibis all while enjoying fresh brewed coffee on the privacy of your own sunny deck. This Sunny Shell Basket cottage is one of the very few homes that are allowed NIGHTLY rental on Sanibel Island. Comfortable, charming and cozy…not your typical vacation rental. For those who are looking to get away, enjoy each other, your family, nature, and the serenity… stay at Shell Basket Cottage.Why choose this bright, cheery and uplifting rental1) Walk to the beach in less then 3 minutes2) Free standing home no Condo3) Park right next to your front door4) Short bike/car ride to many restaurants5) Beach cart, umbrellas, chairs and towels6) Netflix7) Wi fi8) Gas grill with gas9) HD TV101) Well stocked kitchen11) all 5 STAR reviews12) Perfect location13) one of the few homes that can rent weekly or less14) Did I mention BRIGHT, CHEERY and UPLIFTING!!Previous Guests have said:“What an AWESOME place to spend a wonderful weekend on Sanibel Island! Close to EVERYTHING. The loving touch put into this cottage by the owners was evident throughout every room. We felt at home the moment we arrived. The cottage had everything we needed.” Jacksonville FL “We have been renting on Sanibel Island since 1990 and I have to say this is the most thoughtful and completely stocked cottage we have ever rented. The owners really have thought of everything you could need for a Fabulous Stay. They are very generous! Extremely comfortable bed, top of the line linens, fully stocked kitchen, grill and TV with DVR. You won't be disappointed! Enjoy!” Wakefield MA“My husband and I recently stayed at this cottage for five wonderful days and nights! We were so impressed with the place and can't wait to return for another vacation. The cottage was immaculate and so well appointed with every conceivable amenity we could think of. The kitchen was very well equipped with all that was needed to cook your own meals and beach chairs, umbrellas, and beach towels were all provided for the excursions to the beach. The close proximity to the beach, quiet neighborhood, and being a single family dwelling, made this cottage a wonderful retreat for our vacation. The cottage is close to restaurants and other local attractions. The owners were very attentive to our every need and very easy to deal with. This cottage is one of the best maintained rental properties that we have ever stayed at. Would we recommend it to our friends? We already have!” Harrisonburg, VA “Let me put it this way we planned only a week vacation here but were so happy at the cottage that we extended another week. “Little Miss Sunshine” (that is what my wife calls it) had everything we needed. It has privacy (no condo and crowds) quaintness, clean, very close to the beach, nice hot showers, gas grill, and washer & dryer and dishwasher. The outdoor deck faces the gulf and a park like setting. Every morning we had coffee on the back deck enjoyed visits from birds (had a flock of Ibis visit) and were entertained by the geckos. We took the short walk to the sandy and shell filled beach every morning and did the "Sanibel Stoop”. I must say this is the most peaceful, relaxed and happy we have felt in a while and we are sure we owe that to "Little Miss Sunshine". Already we are planning our return next year hopefully for a month!!!” Sydney NS"We cannot say enough wonderful things about this cottage! My boyfriend and I stayed here for a long Memorial day weekend and much needed getaway. The cottage was beautiful, clean, and so charming. The owners were truly perfect and so incredibly helpful ! They have thought of everything a guest might need and were so kind. The cottage is perfect for a beach getaway, it is only a short walk to the beach and close to everything on the island. It is truly a little slice of heaven on the gulf coast. We cannot wait to go back!"Tampa Fl

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 2 Family bathrooms


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

I do recommend a car...but the island has over 20 miles of bike paths.

Interaction with guest

We would love to meet you and go over the cottage and answer any questions you have about Sanibel...this way you can have a stress free vacation. But certainly no pressure if you prefer not to meet. No worry about keys the cottage has keyless entry and you will receive your code before you arrive. We want you to have a great vacation and are available 24/7. On other site Our cottage has over 80 5star reviews


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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: (£192.95) $250.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

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

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

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

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

No parties
No trailers or boats in yard
Maximum guest 4


About the owner

Leslie K.
Average reply time:
1 hour 58 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
22 Oct 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This House has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Mar 2013. Located in Southwest Gulf Coast, it has 23 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1104 to £2185.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 Oct 2019.


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

23 reviews

Very Good
Review 1-10 of 23


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

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You can also request a quote from Leslie (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. Leslie (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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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?

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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 Leslie (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 Leslie (the owner) a message.

If Leslie (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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