1238 Isabel Dr

Unique Bay-Front Pool Home in Sanibel Harbours


Includes Boat-Slip Lot With Dock & Lift in Boat Basin



Ext Front a2019 renovation complete at this special home. With 5,000+ sq.ft. of living space, it sits on the deepest bay-front parcel in Sanibel Harbours with a rare waterside porch & pool overlooking San Carlos Bay beach.

Ext Back bNew metal roof & exterior paint. Front entry & back porch received face-lift too with new stone landing & steps. New tropical & colorful landscaping all-’round.


Living Room aThe central great room with soaring ceilings & gas fireplace.

French doors open to the bay-side porch and pool (~17.5′ x 15.5′) with electric storm shutters.

The great room had new larger upper windows & a center window added to provide more light & expand the water views.

Family Room bIt produces a “wow” right from the front door.

The steps to pool were reconfigured to provide more-convenient access from both the great room & kitchen/dining wing, with a new 2nd stairway.

The nearby kitchen with enormous butler’s pantry transitioned to white & bright.

Kitchn aNew stainless-steel appliances include two SubZero refrigerators & Wolfe gas range.

The large kitchen island & breakfast bar are part of a large great-room style dining area with bay views, many built-ins, & another gas fireplace.

The water views from all of these rooms are incredible.

Master ViewBedroom 3 c

Formerly a 5 bedroom with the master suite on the 2nd level, the reconfiguration just completed combined two of the lower floor bedrooms to also provide a new 1st level master suite.

This new master faces the bay & has a new en suite bath.

It features two sinks/vanity areas, private water closet, over-sized glass shower, large walk-in closet.

French doors open to a new open bay-side stone patio with private stairs to the pool.

Bedroom 2 aCompleting the first living level is another bedroom & full bath, which is privately tucked away in the southwest corner of the home, away from the hustle bustle of the main living area & separated from the master suite.

A four-stop elevator from the 3-car garage arrives on the 1st level near the entry to the butler’s pantry, so convenient when returning from shopping.

Media Room bOn the 2nd level, over the 3-car garage, is a large room with 1/2 bath & party kitchen which offers several options.

It also has vaulted beamed ceiling & plantation shutters.

Used as a recreation room by the original owners, it was a dedicated home theater for the 2nd owner.

Media Room cOther options could be a fun bunk room for grandchildren, a playroom for a younger family, another family room, or den, or even another bedroom or hobby room or studio.

The elevator stops on this level too.

Updates here like in all rooms, include updated wall & floor coverings.

Master Bedroom aThis room also has an enormous new flat-screen.

The upper level master suite also received a face-lift.

Located over the lower-level kitchen and family/dining room, it also is huge!

Master Bathroom aWith large walk-in closet & both tub & shower (both new), it has vaulted ceilings, skylights, a mini kitchen, & stunning bay views.

It opens to a central open sundeck that spans the 2nd level from one suite to the other.

Opposite this 2nd floor master suite & across the sundeck is another large bay-side room with vaulted ceiling & skylights.

Bedroom 5 dCurrently configured with a wall of office built-ins, it could easily be converted to another large bedroom too.

A hallway of closets between this office & and another bedroom, also has another full bath.

This one with jetted tub, plus walk-in shower, & another large walk-in closet.

Master BalconyThe guest room at the end of the hall, also has vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters, & a large walk-in en suite cedar closet.

On the 2nd floor south side is a bridge overlooking the great room below that serves as a hallway connecting the upper level room.

The top stop for the elevator is at the master suite end of this hallway.Bedroom 4 b

The view from this bridge to the bay is amazing.

Just off the bridge are a laundry room with new washer & dryer, plus laundry sink.

Also off the bridge is a private nook or mini-office.

Garage bTotal bedrooms are at least four plus 2 offices & recreation room. The baths = four & a half.

Four new flat-screens were added, including one over the fireplace in the dining area, a jumbo one in the media room, plus one in each of the two master suites.

With over 5,000 sq. ft. under air & over 8,000 counting the 3-car garage space, pool, & deck, this property offers a variety of uses depending on lifestyle.

A couple wanting one-level living with plenty Lanaiof room for guests upstairs can easily function here, while a large or growing family needing space & privacy will delight in the many living spaces offered.


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Listed by Susan Andrews, Realtor, Broker/Owner of SanibelSusan Realty Associates.

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