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Bare Footing...Canal Front, Boat Dock, Pool, Bay Beach, Wifi

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Shell Point mobile home description

Only minutes from the Apalachee Bay and spectacular fishing, our comfortable 3 bedroom vacation home in Shell Point, Florida (30 miles south of Tallahassee) is located in gated Paradise Village of Shell Point, which has a community swimming pool and tennis court, and a public beach within walking distance. Right out our back door is a large boat dock (2 boat slips) located on a deep-water canal, which is just two canals over from the boat launch. We offer 1600 sq. feet of spacious living quarters, featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, laundry room, fully equipped kitchen, large sun room and screened-in porch. The family room is a large open space with a fireplace, and is furnished with comfortable den furniture, 32in TV, dining furniture and bar seating. Our master bedroom adjoins the sun room and offers a magnificent view of the canal. In the summer and winter, the sun room is a perfect place to kick back, relax, and observe the natural habitat of the bay.


Fishing & Other Activities: For the fisherman, the fishing is as good as it gets and there is an assortment of USCG licensed captains that will be more than willing to book a charter and take you out into the bay for a fishing experience that you will never forget. We have year round fishing, with different species here at different times. Trout and redfish are the most sought after fish and can be caught all year long. Tarpon are here from June till August, and cobia will show up in the early spring as the water warms and will stay until fall. Other fish that may be caught on the flats are Spanish Mackerel, blue fish, sheepshead, flounder, ladyfish and a numerous variety of sharks to 250 pounds. Many prefer to head out for deeper waters to catch grouper and snapper. For the tennis buff, there are 6 lighted tennis courts across the street from the golf course at Wakulla High School on Hwy. 98 in Medart. Shell Point is a also great place for windsurfing and hosts several Regattas each year.

Wakulla Springs (10 miles away): Wakulla Springs State Park, one of the largest fresh water springs in the world, is only 10 minutes away. Wakulla Springs was the site for filming the early Tarzan movies, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and Airport 77. From the river boat and glass bottom boat tours, you can see alligators, many species of water fowl, fish, turtles, snakes, and deer, in and among the crystal clear waters emerging from the depth of the springs. They also have a swimming area, with a diving platform. Kids love it and you will, too. The water stays the same temperature all year round. It's very refreshing in the heat of the summertime.

Beaches: For the beach enthusiast, nearby beaches include St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park and St. George's Island, which are regularly voted into the top ten beaches in the world (an hour to an hour and a half drive). Shell Point Beach is about 1/2 mile from Bare Footing. It is a very, very small beach located on the bay, which means that the only waves that you will see will be on a very windy day. It doesn't compare to the other two beaches mentioned earlier, but it is very convenient and a great place to kick back and enjoy the abundant wildlife in and surrounding the bay, along with breathtaking sunsets.

Property Type

  • Mobile Home
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                (futon)...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 double, 2 twin/ single

                2 Double Bunks...moreless

              • Den: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                (futons)...moreless

              • Sunroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                (futon)...moreless

              • Master has 19' TV and Telephone

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Adjoins Master Bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Hallway by Guest Rooms...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • For your use, our home offers: full kitchen ... dishes, cookware, utensils, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, hand mixer, blender, crock pot, washer, dryer, iron, linens, towels, beach towels, air conditioning, high-speed internet, cable TV( 2- one is large), DVD, VCR, phone, answering machine, BBQ (gas and charcoal), covered parking, screened-in porch, large sun room, boat dock (ample room for 2 boats), fish cleaning table, community pool, tennis court, nearby boat ramp, walking distance to beach (1/2 mi.), 3 bedrooms (king ... queen, futon ... 2 double bunks ... 2 futons in den ... futon in sun room), 2 baths (walk in shower and shower/tub combo). ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Radio

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Hunting
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Parking

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Grill
                              • Blender
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Stove
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Fish Cleaning Table
                              • Tennis Court
                              • Barbecue
                              • Boat Dock
                              • Gated Community
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Screen Porch / Veranda
                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Communal Pool
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  In Season
                                  Mar 16 - Sep 10, 2014
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $167 $167
                                  Thu, Fri, Sat
                                  $875
                                  Off Season
                                  Sep 11 - Mar 15, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $125 $125
                                  Thu, Fri, Sat
                                  $675
                                  In Season
                                  Mar 16 - Sep 10, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $167
                                  $875
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $167 $167
                                  Thu, Fri, Sat
                                  $875

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                                  • Cleaning Fee $75
                                  • Pet Fee $50
                                  • Tax Rate 11%

                                  Notes:

                                  In-Season/Mar 16-Sept 10...3 ni weekend (T,F,S or F,S,S) $500.00...4 ni weekend (T,F,S,S or W,T,F,S) $625.00...3 ni mid-week special (M,T,W) $350.00...5 ni $745.00...6 ni $820.00...7 ni $875.00---Off-Season/Sept 11-Mar 15...3 ni weekend (T,F,S or F,S,S) $375.00...4 ni weekend (T,F,S,S or W,T,F,S) $450.00...5 ni $520...6 ni $600...7 ni $675

                                  3 night mid-week special (M,T,W) $275.00...5 nights $520

                                  Mid-week specials do not apply to holidays. Monthly rates available upon request. Seasonal discounts available. A $75.00 cleanup fee and a $100.00 refundable security deposit are required with each stay. Rates are subject to Florida sales tax. Small pets are allowed only with prior approval. Pet fees apply...1 pet $10 per day, 2 pets $15 per day or 1 pet $50.00 per week, 2 pets $75 per week.


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                                  Last updated: 08/29/2014
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                                  Location

                                  30 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Tallahassee Regional Airport
                                  5 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  Hwy. 98
                                  0.5 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  beach

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  Shell Point is a small, quiet community located in Wakulla County, one of Florida's best-kept secrets and part of Florida's forgotten coast. Besides offering the best flats fishing anywhere, it's ideal for sightseeing and photography. It is located between St. Marks and Panacea, and is only 30 miles south of Tallahassee (Florida's capital). Tallahassee has all of the conveniences of a big city - malls, restaurants, museums, parks, airport - and is well known for being the home of Florida State University (FSU) and Florida A&M University (FAMU). If you are

                                  interested in fishing (trout, Spanish mackerel, redfish, tarpon, cobia, flounder, grouper, black bass ... it's saltwater fishing, so the list goes on), boating, or ... if you just want to escape to a relaxing, laid back paradise; yet, be able to venture into the city on a whim, this is the perfect location for you.

                                  Other Activities: beaches, swimming, nature hiking, river boat tours

                                  Golf: For the golfer, Wildwood Country Club is a beautiful public golf course located on Hwy. 98 in Medart (less than 10 minute drive). Telephone 850-926-4653 ... Fees: M-F $27 Twi-lite (after 1) $22 Sat.-Sun. $32 Twi-lite (after 1) $27 Range Balls $3.50 per basket Rental Clubs $15 per set.

                                   

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                                  Photos

                                  • Front View from Road

                                    Front View from Road

                                  • Back View from Canal, showing boat dock & sunroom

                                    Back View from Canal, showing boat dock & sunroom

                                  • Sunroom table and chairs, with canal view (sunroom has portable air conditioner and heater)

                                    Sunroom table and chairs, with canal view (sunroom has portable air conditioner and heater)

                                  • Den area showing 2 futons and table, with seating for 4 (32 in. TV)

                                    Den area showing 2 futons and table, with seating for 4 (32 in. TV)

                                  • Just inside the front door (local nautical map)

                                    Just inside the front door (local nautical map)

                                  • Guest bedroom, with queen bed and futon

                                    Guest bedroom, with queen bed and futon

                                  • Master bath, walk-in shower, double sinks

                                    Master bath, walk-in shower, double sinks

                                  • Front door to Bare Footing (from carport)

                                    Front door to Bare Footing (from carport)

                                  • Community pool at Paradise Village

                                    Community pool at Paradise Village

                                  • Gated entrance to Paradise Village (The Village at Shell Point)

                                    Gated entrance to Paradise Village (The Village at Shell Point)

                                  • Shell Point Beach, 1 1/2 blocks from the house, large pavillion, pet friendly

                                    Shell Point Beach, 1 1/2 blocks from the house, large pavillion, pet friendly

                                  • St. Marks Lighthouse located in the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, 15 mi.

                                    St. Marks Lighthouse located in the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, 15 mi.

                                  • Boat Dock, room for 2 boats, fish cleaning table

                                    Boat Dock, room for 2 boats, fish cleaning table

                                  • Screened-in Porch Overlooking Canal

                                    Screened-in Porch Overlooking Canal

                                  • Sunroom showing futon, with canal view (sunroom has portable air conditioner)

                                    Sunroom showing futon, with canal view (sunroom has portable air conditioner)

                                  • Dining area and fully stocked kitchen (seating for 4 and bar area seating for 2.

                                    Dining area and fully stocked kitchen (seating for 4 and bar area seating for 2.

                                  • Master bedroom, with king-size bed and 20 in. TV. Adjoins sunroom, canal view.

                                    Master bedroom, with king-size bed and 20 in. TV. Adjoins sunroom, canal view.

                                  • Guest bedroom, 2 double bunks (doubles on bottom and twins on top) - 19 in. TV

                                    Guest bedroom, 2 double bunks (doubles on bottom and twins on top) - 19 in. TV

                                  • Hall bath, tub/shower combo

                                    Hall bath, tub/shower combo

                                  • Grilling area (propane and charcoal grills)

                                    Grilling area (propane and charcoal grills)

                                  • Covered picnic tables a the community pool at Paradise Village

                                    Covered picnic tables a the community pool at Paradise Village

                                  • Shell Point Beach at low tide, 1 1/2 blocks from the house, pet friendly

                                    Shell Point Beach at low tide, 1 1/2 blocks from the house, pet friendly

                                  • Shell Point Beach, 1 1/2 blocks from the house, children's playground, pets

                                    Shell Point Beach, 1 1/2 blocks from the house, children's playground, pets

                                  • Shell Point sunrise over Live Oak Island.

                                    Shell Point sunrise over Live Oak Island.

                                  $125 - $167 per night (USD)
                                  3

                                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 10

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                                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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