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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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AMELIA BY THE BAY is more than just a house - it is a large, very private property (100' x 800') with a 3 bedroom 2 bath home located at the desirable north end of the Cape.***Great Fishing & Scalloping***FANTASTIC BAY AND BEACH ACCESS, PARENTS: Stop stressing with your small children on the Gulf and experience the calm, shallow waters of St. Joe Bay.

BRING YOUR BOAT. Just launch at Eagle Harbor in the State Park (2 miles northward) and keep at dock. There's plenty of room to park your boat trailer. House is set back from bay while a screenhouse with beach area sits directly on bay allows maximum views and relaxation. Screenhouse has water, power, kayaks and more (afternoon margharitas?) Very clean and beautifully decorated. In July, 2013, all new furniture, linens, dishes, matching flatware, pots and pans, beach towels and more were upgraded. The décor is charming and the house has had lots of attention and TLC.

The house is up on pilings, all on one floor, with a split floor plan that lends privacy for 2 families if needed and plenty of parking below house and on property. Well-appointed kitchen. This is one of the most popular rentals on Cape due to pricing, easy beach access, and bay access with all there is to do on the bayside (kayak, fishing, snorkeling etc.)

Extremely close to beach - easy walk or 30 seconds by car. Huge decks on front and back of house.
Pet-friendly. Everybody wins: Couples, Dads, Moms, and kids. Extended family can come and go as you see fit! Be sure to read our reviews from previous guests.

SCROLL WAY DOWN BY OWNER INFO TO SEE VIRTUAL TOUR OF HOUSE AND PROPERTY.


Keywords: VERY PRIVATE HOME W/ SCREEN HOUSE ON WATER, PETS WELCOME, GREAT ROOM CONCEPT, LARGE DOCK, WELL APPOINTED, DEEP PRIVATE LOT, BOAT DOCKAGE, GREAT VIEWS, FISHING & SCOLLOPING FROM DOCK, FREE KAYAKS & L.D. PHONE, EXPANDED CABLE AND WIFI.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Plenty of room with chairs and tables to smoke outside with view of bay and sounds of waves crashing from gulf....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Fantastic opportunity for children to play in user-friendly bay. Shallow and lots of sea life!...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                large decks front and rear for people and pets....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Twin Bedroom: 2 child bed

                Twin beds in beautifully decorated room...moreless

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

                Roomy with large private bath, all new linens...moreless

              • Queen Bedroom: 1 queen

                2nd couples or single guests will love this room...moreless

              • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Plush Microsuede Sectional with queen sleeper...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in great room sleeps 2...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Towels Provided:

                Sets of bath towels included. WE HAVE ADDED A PERK OF 10 BEAUTIFUL BEACH TOWELS FOR YOUR USE IF YOU CHOOSE - THE COST IS TO WASH, DRY, AND PLACE BACK IN TORQOISE BASKET (not included in cleaning fee)...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Trailer parking at end of turn around, lined with rocks in front of pilings....moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Motion sentive light for under home parking and rear stairs....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Great-room style with 2 lounging areas....moreless

              • Parking:

                Plenty of sheltered parking...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All new linens, July 2013...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Maytag Neptune...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Maytag Neptune...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Air Conditioning

              Other Amenities

                  • Directly on open water of St. Joe Bay and across from Gulf beach park access, Two Palms county Park with 24/7 access. (BBQ grills, shelters and childrens play area). FREE KAYAKS under screen house. Boat dockage and trailer parking. Wetland walk-over to bay beach. 1/6th mile north from 'The Trading Post' general store. Close to the St. Joe golf corse (apx. 10 mi.)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Huge selection of books of all types and especially fun, vacation reading....moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen in Great Room, TV's in master and queen bedrooms....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (2) Expanded Cable...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Some available....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR

                  Communications

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    If you have reception issues the rear deck and screen house are the best ....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free DSL and wifi, even in the screen house with some computers....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    (2) with free long distance...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Broadband Access

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Gazebo:

                    It has water, power, table and chairs, Hammock, double sink, blender, kayaks, fish cleaning sink, bench and coffee table on the dock....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Fabulous new outdoor furniture, July 2013...moreless

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Location & View

                      • Water View:

                        Bay view and access to bay and 500 ft. dock with stairs to water. Boat access also available, shallow draft. Dock is private for this home only....moreless

                      • Waterfront:

                        Apx. 300 ft to St. Joe Bay. property goes all the way to the water, and a 500 ft dock on the bay with access to the water and boat docking. ...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Hunting
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Sailing
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Sledding
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Kayaking
                      • Jet Skiing
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 35 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Peak Summer/Scallop Season
                      Jun 29 - Sep 24, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,195
                      Fall
                      Sep 25 - Oct 31
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,695
                      November Weekly/Monthly
                      Nov 1 - Nov 30
                      7 night min stay

                      $895 $1,995
                      December Weekly/Monthly
                      Dec 1 - Dec 31
                      7 night min stay

                      $895 $1,995
                      Winter
                      Jan 1 - Mar 15
                      7 night min stay

                      $895 $1,995
                      Peak Spring
                      Mar 16 - Apr 14
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,795
                      Spring
                      Apr 15 - May 14
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,495
                      Early Summer
                      May 15 - Jun 28
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,995
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $895
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $100 + tax
                      • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
                      • Reservation Fee $60 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Call me directly anytime: 561-746-1999 or 561-401-1704.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 09/11/2014
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                      Location

                      Fires on the beach, Golf cart rentals for the beach and state park, fishing, scalloping and crabing off of the dock and kayaks.

                      Driving on the beach is permited with a 50.00 County permit. Horse riding rentals on the beach. Boat rentals at the Port St. Joe Marina and dockage on the dock at the home.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: We moved to the Cape in 1999, when our daughter was 2. We love the water and especially St. Joseph Bay. It is one of very few bays of this size in the country that does not have a river run into it (brackish water). We love kayaking, boating, skiing, and the clear skies at night. Our dog especially loves kayaking and whines endlessly, should go without her. We lived on the Cape for 3 years and eventually resettled in South Florida. But the Cape will always be home to us - there is no other place like it. If you've been there, you know. If you haven't, you're in for a treat. We have put lots of TLC in Amelia by the Bay and hope you'll give it a try.

                      Why the Owner Chose Other Cape San Blas Properties:
                      We originally started visiting the Cape in 1997 and moved there in 1999. We quickly discovered just how wonderful the bay is. We visit the Cape as often as we can and still find it just as wonderful as it was 10 years ago.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Very Private, fishing off of the dock, kayaking and scolloping in the bay. Fires on the beach, the kids beach next to the screen house.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • This aerial shot shows location & privacy  enjoyed when staying at Amelia.

                        This aerial shot shows location & privacy enjoyed when staying at Amelia.

                      • This is not a painting.  It was taken by a photographer on a morning where the bay was like glass.

                        This is not a painting. It was taken by a photographer on a morning where the bay was like glass.

                      • Sunset view from end of dock.

                        Sunset view from end of dock.

                      • Great Room - lush micro-suede queen sleeper sofa (down-filled)

                        Great Room - lush micro-suede queen sleeper sofa (down-filled)

                      • Well-stocked kitchen with everything you need. Fun kitchen to cook in.

                        Well-stocked kitchen with everything you need. Fun kitchen to cook in.

                      • Master Bedroom with King bed - squeaky clean and everything new.

                        Master Bedroom with King bed - squeaky clean and everything new.

                      • Queen Guest Room.  Bed is so comfortable.  This is where I sleep when I visit.

                        Queen Guest Room. Bed is so comfortable. This is where I sleep when I visit.

                      • Tommy Bahama guest bath is shared by two guest rooms and has tub and shower.

                        Tommy Bahama guest bath is shared by two guest rooms and has tub and shower.

                      • Screened Pavillion overlooking Bay.  Has running water, elec, and blender.

                        Screened Pavillion overlooking Bay. Has running water, elec, and blender.

                      • Private beach area with fire pit, 3 kayaks with all accessories.

                        Private beach area with fire pit, 3 kayaks with all accessories.

                      • Snorkeling at the end of the dock.  Catch scallops, enjoy the view, cool off.

                        Snorkeling at the end of the dock. Catch scallops, enjoy the view, cool off.

                      • Beautiful beach steps away from Amelia - 5 minute walk or 30 second drive

                        Beautiful beach steps away from Amelia - 5 minute walk or 30 second drive

                      • View from screened pavillion - watch kids play in water or on sandy beach

                        View from screened pavillion - watch kids play in water or on sandy beach

                      • View of dock from screenhouse (north side).  Dock has fish-cleaning sink and kayak launch.

                        View of dock from screenhouse (north side). Dock has fish-cleaning sink and kayak launch.

                      • Side-Front of house.  So very private.

                        Side-Front of house. So very private.

                      • Chatting Nook/Cocktail Corner area of Great Room.

                        Chatting Nook/Cocktail Corner area of Great Room.

                      • Dining room seats at least 6 or more.

                        Dining room seats at least 6 or more.

                      • Private Master bathroom with tub and shower

                        Private Master bathroom with tub and shower

                      • Twin Bedroom.  Also contains library.  You're welcome to take books if you don't finish before you leave.

                        Twin Bedroom. Also contains library. You're welcome to take books if you don't finish before you leave.

                      • Extra large back deck overlooking woods and water.  Propane Grill (propane provided), picnic table, and awesome sturdy comfy deck chairs with cupholders

                        Extra large back deck overlooking woods and water. Propane Grill (propane provided), picnic table, and awesome sturdy comfy deck chairs with cupholders

                      • Inside Paviillion  - hammock,  view.  RELAX...  Did I already mention blender?

                        Inside Paviillion - hammock, view. RELAX... Did I already mention blender?

                      • My wonderful guest Tracy enjoying a ride.  She spent a lot of time in the water, too

                        My wonderful guest Tracy enjoying a ride. She spent a lot of time in the water, too

                      • The wildlife is so abundant from sea life and birds.  Too many to list but it's spectacular.

                        The wildlife is so abundant from sea life and birds. Too many to list but it's spectacular.

                      • Beautiful Cape San Blas Beach.  Practically at your front doorstep.

                        Beautiful Cape San Blas Beach. Practically at your front doorstep.

                      VRBO #125881

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, September 11, 2014

                      $895 - $2,195 per week (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      LAST MINUTE SPECIAL FOR PRIME SCALLOP WEEK $895

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