Captiva Island Real Estate

captiva island real estateCome to Captiva Island and bring your bicycle, bring your sailboat, bring your fishing pole. Explore the beauty and quiet serenity that has come to embody Captiva Island real estate. Watch the beautiful birds fly through the air and take a moment to view the many varieties of gorgeous indigenous flowers; let nature completely enrapture your senses. The warm waters of the Gulf beckon you to swim. The endless sun invite you to sunbathe and build sand castles at the beach. Come home to a tropical paradise nestled against Florida’s renowned Gulf coast; feel the magic of everything that is Captiva Island.

Captiva is a barrier island to Pine Island along with Sanibel Island, just off the coast from Cape Coral.

Please review the below Captiva Island real estate listings or read on to learn about the island's first resident.

Captiva Real Estate

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A Remote, Tropical Getaway with Captiva Real Estate

Allegedly, the name of the island came from the Pirate Captain Jose Gaspar who reportedly held female prisoners on the island during the golden age of Caribbean piracy. These are mere rumors; however, the island has been a home to several fascinating residents, captivated by the island's singular beauty.

The island's first resident (and for a time only resident) was an Austrian man named Binder who became shipwrecked after the freighter he was on, bound for New Orleans, crashed near Boca Grande. He made it home but would ultimately return to homestead on the island in 1888, becoming the only owner of Captiva real estate for the next ten years. Other notable residents include Charles Lindbergh and Theodore Roosevelt.

Stunning Captiva Island Homes for Sale

The economy of Captiva Island is naturally dominated by the tourism, travel and hospitality industries. Nearly the entire island is filled with residential properties with many of the larger Captiva Island homes for sale in the southern sections of the island going for several million dollars. Captiva Village is located near the center of the island and features a number of specialty shops and restaurants including the island's only public library. A number of cottages and the Old Captiva house restaurant have all been designated as historically significant by Lee County. The entire northern section of the island, equaling 2 miles, is taken up by the South Seas Island Resort.

Please contact us for more information about Captiva Island homes for sale, or to book a viewing. The Mike Lombardo Team would also be honored to help you sell your little piece of island paradise.

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