Shellbox Cottage - the best of 2 worlds in paradise. A free standing cottage housed in a well run HOA (heated pool & tennis) on 4 gracious acres with a short walk to the beach. One of a few remaining classic Sanibel beach cottages, you could walk into Shellbox Cottage tomorrow and make this bright and fresh home yours, or continue its strong rental record with a lifestyle approach that has appealed to those looking for a piece of disappearing "Old Florida". Moved from the Gulf in the 1960's this charming authentic cottage was built by the "woman who named Periwinkle", Priscilla Murphy, the islands' 1st real estate realtor. It was carefully and deliberately restored to maintain her mid-century modern design A southern-facing home with a generous open living design. The bedroom and bath are on the 1st floor, additional bath in main space. The loft is a bonus, up spiral-like steps/guest room office or media room. Not for everyone, but perfect for some. You will know who you are!
Listing courtesy of McCallion & McCallion.
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