Joie De Vivre (Joy of Living) is what this enchanting home is all about! This beautifully updated home sits on one of Sanibel's highly sought after deep direct access canals with almost 3/4 acre of lush vegetation featuring freeform tropical pool area and an oversized new dock with a 10,000 lb lift. With a huge recreation & 400sqft office, solid wood birch floors, cypress wood vaulted ceilings, solid wood doors with new zoned HVAC, enormous storage area and a 4-car garage. Impact resistant doors and windows. Bathrooms completely updated. The kitchen has been wonderfully remodeled with granite counters, stainless appliances, and tile backsplash. Sit and relax on any of the porches which surround this home for ultimate peace, tranquility and watch afternoon dolphins chasing fish or enjoy the manatee family that have been residents here for 20 years. Located adjacent to The Sanctuary and to US Fish and Wildlife Preserve, this west end home offers your own piece of the island. A must see!