Captiva Homes & Real Estate
Browse the top Captiva, FL homes for sale and real estate below. Captiva is an unincorporated area in Lee County, Florida. It is a part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area and does not have a large population—as of the 2010 census, there were less than 600 residents. The island is accessible via a small bridge that crosses Blind Pass from Sanibel Island and the Sanibel Causeway from the mainland. For further information regarding Captiva properties for sale, including prior sales history, price changes, property disclosures and more, or to request a private home showing, connect with your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Captiva real estate.
Homes For Sale in Captiva FL
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This page is updated with Captiva home listings several times per day directly from the Captiva, Florida MLS.
Each Captiva MLS listing includes: the property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other property details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Review local Captiva, FL property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Captiva community amenities, including parks and golf courses, will be listed.
Captiva Real Estate Market
The median home price lists around $1.3 million, costing about $825 per square foot. Whether buying property to live in year-round or for a home away from home, it may be useful to know that many of the homes were built in the 1980s and 1990s, and there are a variety of residences to choose from. There are large apartment buildings, condos, townhomes, and detached homes for whatever type of property one may prefer.
Housing sizes also have vast ranges too, from lofts to four-bedroom homes or larger. Home prices can also vary a lot on the island, with the most expensive home on Captiva Island being over $15,000,000, while the least expensive is just over $1,000,000.
Captiva Island has many to choose from for those who may prefer to live in a neighborhood that is a subdivision community. Some popular communities include Gulf Ridge, Seaspray, Tradewinds, and White Heron.
Captiva Community Amenities
There are many fun outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy for both residents and visitors on Captiva Island. Some of the activities to partake in here include boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, playing tennis, bike riding, and playing pickleball. There is a variety of wildlife along the waterways that can be seen when traveling in this area, such as dolphins, blue herons, and many other species of colorful birds. Many locals drive around the island on golf carts, as it is a smaller area than most cities.
Visitors and locals love to enjoy the many delicious seafood restaurants available on the island. Some local favorites are The Mucky Duck, Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, Old Captiva House, and The Green Flash Restaurant. There are also many marinas and beach resorts along the coast, such as Jensen's "On the Beach" Resort, 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa, and Jensen's Twin Palm Cottages & Marina Resort.
Captiva Local Highlights
- Five miles of white sand beaches with over 250 types of colorful shells to see and collect
- Captiva is just over 30 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport
- Easily accessible from the Florida mainland by the Sanibel Causeway and from Sanibel Island via Blind Pass
- South Seas Island Resort, located on the island's southern tip, is a great staycation destination
Captiva School Information
Captiva Island is a part of The School District of Lee County. While there are no schools directly on this island, there are a few nearby Sanibel Island, such as The Sanibel School, Sanibel Elementary School, and Sanibel Sea School. A bit further, but not too distant, are some schools on the mainland in Florida, including Cypress Lake Middle School, Cypress Lake High School, Fort Myers High School, and South Fort Myers High School.
Captiva Island may be a great place to buy real estate for anyone looking to live on a small, quiet island. Whether purchasing a home to live in or to have a vacation home to visit or rent out to tourists, buying property on Captiva Island may be a great choice. This charming island along the Gulf of Mexico is a fun and sunny spot for all.
Captiva, FL Real Estate Agents
Preparing to buy or sell a home in Captiva? Allow our Captiva real estate experts to help you through the process of buying your new Captiva property or selling your current residence. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the distinct dynamics of Captiva, Florida, real estate.
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