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'Cape Ann '- Gulf Front - One Level - Free U.S. Calls, Wifi - Near State Park

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'Cape Ann' - as seen from the beach

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Secluded Dunes house description

Open space, private - a mellow place to soothe the mind! No crowds, mega-resorts, glitzy nightlife, instead - breathing room with easy access to water and wildlife. A 2014 travel magazine has named Cape San Blas one of Florida's best dive destinations. Hiking trails in the state park and a 9 mile paved bike path are nearby. A general store rents bikes and kayaks in addition to selling food, drinks and ice.

'Cape Ann' sits low in the landscape blending with surrounding environment - creating a sense of unity with nature.

Our home is in the gated section known as Secluded Dunes, adjacent to the 2,500 acre St. Joseph Peninsula State Park - offering 10 miles of undeveloped coast and 35 foot high sand dunes. It borders the state park designated wilderness preserve where a variety of animals and birds share the space. Part of the charm and fun of 'Cape Ann' - not too fancy, too upscale, too perfect - but, having a calm, comfortable, 'welcome to the beach' essence.

The west side of the property opens to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico displaying the wide beach of sugar white sand and sparkling emerald water. Giant loggerhead turtles select the cape for nesting. Most days you will see dolphins playing off shore and pelicans, sandpipers, and sea gulls sharing the neighborhood. This is the perfect spot to watch the sun drop silently into the gulf. Following the sunset, an amazing stargazing opportunity awaits. Shrimp boats are often seen working off shore.

The gulf side of 'Cape Ann'' features a spacious screened porch. A covered porch runs across the front with a piney woods view. Deer enjoy munching on the lush vegetation which includes beach scrub, live oaks and sabal palms.

'Cape Ann'' is a great choice for families who value serenity and natural beauty. It is convenient (ALL ON ONE LEVEL) and inviting with simplicity and ease. When the time is right for a quiet retreat, you have found the place!

'Cape Ann' is SMOKEFREE, NO PETS ALLOWED and has an Age Restriction. No reservations accepted for vacationing students or singles under age 25 unless accompanied by adult legal guardian or parent during entire stay. Chaperoned groups not accepted. Restrictions apply regarding number of people that may accompany parent or legal guardian. Our home is on a Sun. to Sun. schedule for Peak Season. If you need a Sat. to Sat. rental, we recommend 'Cape Refreshment' www.vrbo.com/250217 on the cape or our home at Carillon Beach www.vrbo.com/33566.




Keywords: home, house, beach home, beach cottage, gulf front, beach front, water front

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Covered Parking
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • KitchenAid Built-in ice maker (not associated with refrigerator)

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Free Long Distance

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront

                  Activities

                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Aug 3 - Oct 25, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $327
                  $1,960
                  late fall
                  Oct 26 - Nov 22, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $242
                  $1,450
                  Thanksgiving 2014
                  Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $327
                  $1,960
                  late late fall
                  Nov 30 - Dec 20, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $242
                  $1,450
                  Holiday
                  Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $327
                  $1,960
                  Winter
                  Jan 4 - Mar 7, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $258
                  $1,550
                  Spring
                  Mar 8 - May 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $400
                  $2,400
                  Peak Summer
                  May 31 - Aug 8, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,500
                  Fall
                  Aug 9 - Oct 24, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,100
                  late fall 2015
                  Oct 25 - Nov 21, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $258
                  $1,550
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,100
                  late late fall
                  Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $258
                  $1,550
                  Holiday 2015
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
                  4 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,100

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Exit Clean $200
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  Our home rents on Sunday to Sunday schedule. Short stays and variations considered within 7 days of arrival. Fall rates in effect for Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday periods.

                  Age Restrictions, No Pets, No Smoking policies are firm.

                  Personal check preferred. Credit cards accepted. One-half rent payment within 7 days of booking confirms reservation. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival.


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                  Last updated: 08/28/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: Owners are sisters who had rented vacation homes in the area several years. It was always fun getting together at a beach house.

                  Why the Owner Chose Secluded Dunes:
                  The Secluded Dunes section of cape offers what we love - privacy, seclusion, natural beauty and quiet space. The name Cape Ann is in memory of our mom and happy times with her at the cape.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This home was designed with comfort in mind. One flight of stairs up from the carport and then everything is on one level. Bedrooms are separated nicely for privacy. Two bedrooms have own bath, two other bedrooms share Jack and Jill style bath. Kitchen is quite large with pantry storage. There is a pleasing piney woods view from window above sink. Screened gulf side porch has beautiful view of beach and gorgeous sand dune with wind-swept vegetation.


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                  Photos

                  • 'Cape Ann'  - as seen from the beach

                    'Cape Ann' - as seen from the beach

                  • Claim Your Spot

                    Claim Your Spot

                  • Watch the dolphins play from screened  porch

                    Watch the dolphins play from screened porch

                  • Great room's view of the Gulf of Mexico

                    Great room's view of the Gulf of Mexico

                  • Master Bedroom with king bed & gulf view

                    Master Bedroom with king bed & gulf view

                  • Front bedroom with double bed and sofa sleeper twin size pullout bed

                    Front bedroom with double bed and sofa sleeper twin size pullout bed

                  • Mossy green woodlands view from front porch

                    Mossy green woodlands view from front porch

                  • View from Sun Deck overlooking sand dune - our treasure!

                    View from Sun Deck overlooking sand dune - our treasure!

                  • Here is the state park -  about a 200 yard stroll away!

                    Here is the state park - about a 200 yard stroll away!

                  • Sea Turtle Nesting at Foot of Boardwalk

                    Sea Turtle Nesting at Foot of Boardwalk

                  • Gathering area with tile floors and high ceilings

                    Gathering area with tile floors and high ceilings

                  • Spacious kitchen with new KitchenAid Built-in Ice Machine and dishwasher

                    Spacious kitchen with new KitchenAid Built-in Ice Machine and dishwasher

                  • Wake up every morning with sights and sounds of the gulf

                    Wake up every morning with sights and sounds of the gulf

                  • Front bedroom with double bed and  woodlands view

                    Front bedroom with double bed and woodlands view

                  • Secluded Dunes Drive Looking North - a road less traveled

                    Secluded Dunes Drive Looking North - a road less traveled

                  • A Cape Sunset - what a wonderful world!

                    A Cape Sunset - what a wonderful world!

                  VRBO #12986

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                  This listing was first published here in 2002.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                  $242 - $500 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 08/28/14
                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                  Ask for Bill or Joyce Miller at (303) 690-0792 (Colorado, USA)
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