“…We had an awesome vacation here at Captiva Cutie. We love the charm of the house, and the pool was awesome. We kayaked at Tarpon Bay, explored Ding Darling Refuge, hiked the paths at the nature center & got a little rest and relaxation. The time spent on the beach was great…few people and clear water – BEAUTIFUL! Saw quite a few dolphins and collected several shells. This was one of the best family trips we’ve had. We hope to come back again soon.” 5/2006 M.& M. H., Raleigh, NC
“...Thank you for allowing us to use your vacation home for our 2006 vacation! Captiva Cutie was awesome! We really enjoyed having a pool all to ourselves. The beach was beautiful and the water was warm and calm – perfect for the kids.J We saw dolphins – LOTS – and so close. The sunsets were beautiful and provided a great time to relax. It was so easy for us to rest here. We hope to come back soon!” 6/2006 M. & M. W. & C., L., L. & L. S., Buford, GA
" ...We indeed LOVED
Captiva Cutie...delightfully decorated, gracious, well-equipped,
comfortable...everything we want in a vacation home. It
was great having the pool in the early morning, after
the "long" walk
back from the beach, and for relaxing late at night. We
all managed to find time during the day to "check
in" on the laptop, so we didn't feel TOO guilty
about being away. The house is spacious
enough for 5 adults to never be in each other's way,
yet has such a homey, cozy feeling about it.
night we hosted a 'family reunion' dinner for relatives
staying in the area - 6 of us dined in the kitchen, and
the 6 younger adults ate on the lanai...all perfectly
comfortable....Thanks again for sharing your special
place. " K.M., Shrewsbury, NJ (Note: We
can accommodate up to 8 in the cottage with 2 queen
beds, 2 twins and a sleeper sofa)
just returned yesterday from a week in the Captiva Cutie.
We were so pleased with the house, the island, everything!
We have rented many places all over the east coast
and this was by far the best. Its immaculate, wonderfully
decorated (I love the stenciling/painting done along
the doorways, the tile work, and much much more) It
was simply a tropical paradise and was so hard to
leave....." C. & N.
T., Ridgefield, CT
" The house was wonderful-comfortable,
well appointed, nicely decorated, and perfect location....Thanks
again." A. & L.
H., Reisterstown, MD
" ...We enjoyed your
Captiva Cutie beyond our widest imagination. The
location is second to none and the area is so beautiful
and relaxing. One
week was really not enough time to get in all that
we had planned. ... Do hope to enjoy Captiva
and Captiva Cutie again sometime....You are blessed
to be the owner of your own little piece of heaven. Thank
you for the hospitality. Loved the book detailing
the renovation." J.K.,
“.…We had a marvelous time.
The weather was perfect - not a drop of rain the whole
was 86-92 every day. Captiva Cutie was everything
you said it might be & more. The pool/spa was
perfect to keep the grandkids occupied.“ T. & C.
W., Grand Rapids, MI
"...We were so pleased with Captiva Cutie. From
the fun, upbeat decor, the organized kitchen and wonderful
pool and spa, it was well received. We actually
spent the whole week on the island! We
tried most of the restaurants and had Key Lime pie
for breakfast more than once. Our Christmas gift
lists are now a lot shorter. We were able to ship
things home right from the stores....we will recommend
Captiva Cutie to friends and relatives. Thank you
so much--you did not disappoint us." M. & J.
McH. & D. & T. W., Elk River, MN
wanted to let you know we had a fabulous time on
Captiva! Everything was perfect. We were so comfortable
in your home and so thrilled by the perfect location
and the beautiful beach. The kids had a wonderful
time in the pool........it was hard to get them out
to do anything else. They were perfectly happy. We
had beautiful weather and were amazed by the breathtaking
sunsets EVERY night! We all got a kick out of seeing
the dolphins jumping out of the water as the sunset.
It was like it was on cue..... something out of a
movie! It was hard to say goodbye at the end of the
week. We have always vacationed in Hawaii which
has been paradise to us.........but we have now found
paradise much closer to home! Thank you for sharing
your beautiful home with us. We can't wait to go
back!" D. & T.
N., Grantham, NH
"...We had an absolutely wonderful time at Captiva
was simply everything I had hoped for. Your location is ideal,
your cottage lacks for nothing. We loved the decor.....The girls spent
most of every waking hour in the pool. We had some very much needed down
time, the weather was beautiful and I brought home a good supply of beautiful
shells." C.& P.P., Mequon, WI.
"...Our hats are off to you for the outstanding job
you did in renovating and updating Captiva Cutie. Staying
at Cutie was heaven. We were amazed at the amount of privacy
we had both inside the house and out around the pool. Mark
and I would usually turn in before the kids at night, yet
we could not hear them talking or any noise from their
TV. Our stay was very comfortable and extremely relaxing.
Having our own private pool was icing on the cake. During
this visit we spent most of our days at the pool and saved
the beach for early morning walks and evening sunsets.
We visited our favorite restaurants ; RC Otter, Mucky Duck,
Cheeburger Cheeburger, and had take out desserts from The
Bubble Room. We enjoyed shopping at the Confused Chameleon
and the Island Beach Shop. One evening we grilled on the
BBQ at Captiva Cutie. For future reference to you or your
guests, Bailey's Market on Sanibel has wonderful steaks
and fresh shrimp. The quality and reasonable prices were a pleasant surprise.
Also, Bailey's bakery has fresh croissants that melt in your mouth. We were
very lucky to have such nice weather, since areas like Ft Myers and Tampa were
getting hit with so much rain. However even an occasional cloudburst on Captiva
is better than the sunniest day in St Louis. All in all, we would rate this
as one of our best vacations and we owe it all to your dedication to making
your guests comfort your #1 priority. We wanted for nothing, other than more
time to spend at Captiva Cutie." A. & M. P., St., Louis, MO
"...We made it home safe, but wish we could stay in
Paradise another week or two. One week is just not enough,
since we came back to rain in Connecticut! The house was
beautiful, clean and the pool was wonderful after a hot
day at the beach, just what we expected! My husband and
I fell in love with Captiva and your Cutie! I am sure we
will be back to visit in the future. K.W.,
"...my niece and her husband are so impressed with
everything about your home in Captiva. Truly a PARADISE.
The weather was great no rain during the day and we truly
used the pool every day sometimes we never left the house.
In the late afternoon walked slowly to the beach watched
the sunset, and we have many pictures. We ate at the Green
Flash, we had the best vacation together.
We will keep in touch with you for our next trip to Florida." D. & R.
Y., Southampton, MA
"...So much to say and to feel about the Vacation
at your vacation home!!!! More than we could imagine, prettier
than we envisioned, and relaxing to the Hilt!! We wrote
in the guest book: The location of the house on the island,
in the area of the island and in relations to the Village were Superb! We
APPRECIATE your kindness and generosity a great deal! We loved it! And again,
Toni, you did a beautiful job of decorating: so soft , fun, and alive!! We
have already spoken to friends about coming again, together for a week next
year..." B.& P. B, Andover, NJ
"We had a fantastic time. The house is beautiful,
the location is great and the pool absolutely made our
trip. Our 5 year old is now swimming without flotation,
she is so proud of herself. Our 3 year old is swimming
with her 'floaties.' Thank you for sharing your home
with our family." M.&.
C. M., Chicago, Il
"...We had a marvelous time at the cottage last week.
The weather was beautiful, with the exception of one fairly
cool and overcast day. Compared to the rest of the country,
we were very fortunate. We all loved what you've done with
the decorating. The colors and accents complement the surroundings.
Before we got there I had some concerns that because it is in the village it
might be too active. However, because of the vegetation, it seemed like we
were in the middle of the rain forest despite that we were a few minutes walk
from all the activity. We will undoubtedly want to rent it again." L.M.,
"...We had a great week, thanks! The house was perfect
for our family. Having everyone on one floor was easy and
safe for our
group. The location to "town" and the beach perfect.
We really loved the fresh and clean feel of the entire
cottage; and loved your
decorating. We looked around a bit at other properties
but can't really see what could be a better fit for us!
We used the pool a lot
and enjoyed your movie collection. I can't even think of any suggestions,...
All and all, we were completely comfortable and not
wanting for a thing. We kayaked to and thru Buck key with all the kids, went
on a dolphin cruise and rented bikes. Found our share
of shells, my sister and her family visited one day, and one of Steve's brothers
and family visited another day. And.....we had
perfect weather!!! We would love to vacation there again next year. I just
have to find out the dates for school break. I would think
it is the same week, but I have to check. And yes, it is cold here again!" S. & S.
D., Burlington, VT
...We had a WONDERFUL time. Your home is beautiful!!!!!
We loved it. Our girls swam in the pool non-stop!!! ...
.Thank you again. We ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" C. & B.
M., Shrewsbury, MA
"...What a lovely place to ring in the New Year! We
love the location and the house itself--the hot tub was
especially nice this time of year. Our
daughters 15, 12 and 3 all enjoyed the sun and fun--we did, too! Thanks!" B.&M.
S., Libertyville, IL
"...Swam in the ocean, walked on the beach, biked,
baked in the tub, soaked up sun everyday! H.H. Cambridge,
"...Thanks for a wonderful vacation." M.H.,C.A.,
K.H., H.H., H.H. and H.H, Cambridge, MA
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