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There are only 3,992 single family homes & duplexes on the island. The City of Sanibel’s 2010 Housing Stock Report “Build-out” projection estimates that by 2025 there will be 4,700 single family homes. Sanibel has reached 85% of the projected “Build-out”.
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Chateaux Sur Mer
Located along San-Cap Road on the West End of Sanibel, the Chateaux Sur Mer neighborhood consists of 70 home sites. Owners enjoy two deeded beach access areas (Between Lots 5& 6 and lots 11 & 12) as well as a private wildlife sanctuary teeming with tropical birds and wildlife year around. There are several homes in Chateaux Sur Mer that are also on the Gulf of Mexico while all homes are just a short stroll away.
Colony Beach Estates
This small beach front community located off of East Gulf Drive on Bella Vista Way is one of only three gated communities on all of Sanibel. Owners in Colony Beach Estates enjoy beautiful beaches and each home has a private pool. HOA fees include mowing and landscaping of all common areas, all pools, and the gazebo.
This community includes several streets (Pine Ave, Coconut Dr. Blind Pass Court, Harbour Lane, Castaways Lane, Roosevelt Place) in the Santiva area of Sanibel. Owners enjoy convieniet access to all the charm of Captiva as well as Sanibel.
Located on the West End of Sanibel off of Wulfert Road to Dinkins Lake Road, this community has 42 home sites. Owners enjoy boat access on the common lot 29 where they can launch on the bayou. The Bayou does not lead to the Gulf of Mexico, but provides great nature outings and fishing.
Dunes Golf and Tennis Club
One of Sanibel's largest communities, the Dunes consists of 377 home sites surrounding the 18 hole golf course from Albatross Road to Bailey Road. The Dunes is a public 18 holes golf and tennis club with pool, restaurant, golf pro shop and tennis pro shop. Owners also enjoy deeded beach access on East Gulf Drive just to the right of Shell Harbor beach access West of Lindgren Blvd.
The Rocks consists of two distinct neighborhoods: East and West Rocks. East Rocks has just a few more homesites and both enjoy a near beah location with deeded beach access. When Sanibel Island was first being developed by pioneering families, the Rocks was named due to the presence of rocks on the nearest beach.
Fun Fact: Mr. Sam Bailey shared that his father Frank Bailey (Sanibel pioneer and founder of Baileys General Store) gathered as many of those rocks as he could haul to the East End of Sanibel where he had hoped to use them in a golf park. The park was never created but Sam believes that the rocks can still be found on Sanibel's East End.
Consisting of only 12 homes, Eastwood Landing is located off of East Gulf Drive on Almas Court. Owners enjoy tennis courts, deeded beach access and dock space on the canal with access to the Gulf of Mexico. Owners enjoy the Sanibel beach just across the street and can keep their boats on the common dock. Sanibel's bike path runs along the community providing access to miles of shared path use. The East Gulf Drive location provides easy off island access and is within walking distance to the Sanibel Lighthouse and Fishing Pier.
Located off of Periwinkle Way on Sanibel's East end, Ferry Landing offers a heated pool, 2 tennis courts, fishing pier, private bay front community and deeded beach access.
FUN FACT: Early in Sanibel history, mosquitoes were a constant problem. Mosquito traps were set in resident's yards and on September 15th, 1950 a world record number was collected in a at Ferry Landing: 365,696. Today the Lee County Mosquito Control District does an excellent job of managing their population. Edmund Gavin, son of 1917 Sanibel homesteader Isaiah Gavin, designed the first automatic mosquito-control defogger.