Archive for December, 2011

Family on Beach in Sanibel and Captiva Isalnds

Celebrating New Years’ Weekend on Captiva Island

Lots going on this weekend on the islands and lots of people here if the traffic on Periwinkle is any indication!  Celebrate New Years Eve at the Sanibel Rec Center.  Tickets in advance are only $15 and include food and entertainment.  It’s a safe and fun way to ring in the new year.  And don’t forget the Polar Bear Plunge... Read More »

Happy Holidays From Sanibel and Captiva Island

Wishing you and your Family a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season. David and Roberta Schuldenfrei Read More »

exterior of sanibel island home for sale

Sanibel Houses Near the Beach

Great price reduction on this 4 bedroom/3 bath home in Gulf Ridge East. Now asking $899,000.  This home has a raised pool so you walk out the living room onto the pool deck.  It’s a very private and secluded setting and only steps to the deeded beach access. Read More »

Street carnival on Sanibel Island

Celebrate the Weekend With the Captiva Carnival

Captiva’s holiday celebrations continue this weekend with Cuban Dance and Jazz Concerts tonight and tomorrow night.  There is also a street parade on Andy Rosse Lane Saturday starting at 4:00PM.  In addition there are lectures sponsored by SCCF at various times during the day on Saturday.  At least the weather is forecast to be good this weekend.  Last Friday night... Read More »

a bird in sanibel florida next to the pier

Red Sox Spring Training

JetBlue Park at Fenway South is the new spring training stadium in Ft. Myers for the Boston Red Sox and it is taking shape quickly now.  Most of the seats are in and the grass is down.  There is also a replica of the Green Monster in left field and the old Fenway scoreboard has been erected.  The first game... Read More »

exterior of a sanibel island home for sale

Current Statistics for Sanibel and Captiva Real Estate

Interesting stats for the first 11 months of the year.  There were 186 closed house sales this year compared to 123 for the same time frame last year.  Condos were 156 closed this year compared to 133 for January-November  2010.  Lot sales are down a bit with 18 closed sales this year compared to 21 for the same time frame... Read More »

the beautiful florida beaches

Elevate Your Sanibel Island Experience at the Luminary

Stop by Island Paws in the Sanibel Shoppes (Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay Roads) tonight during Luminary between 5:00 and 7:00.  You can have your favorite pet’s picture taken with Santa.  Photography is provided by Shari Browne Photography and the donation of $35 goes to benefit CROW.  While you’re out, stop by the VIP office at 2000 Periwinkle for hotdogs, sides... Read More »