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3 Bdrm-100 Steps to Beach+View, Pets Ok,Cape San Blas

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View from Flamingo Retreat, to pool and Gulf - only 100 steps away!!

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Last updated: 03/17/2015
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Property description

Our Beach was Voted #1 in the USA by Dr. Beach and you'll see why when you visit our family condo Flamingo Retreat at Barrier Dunes on Cape San Blas.
Our rates for 2014 are the same as 2013!!!!


The beach-front swimming pool is approximately 100 steps from the back deck, past the fishing pond. Walk over the dunes and you are on the beach! Our townhome has over 1800 sq ft with fully furnished kitchen/dining rm for 8/and 2 new sofas (one sleeper) and new 42' TV with cable. New washer/dryer, stove and dishwasher. Covered deck with outside dining furniture plus a sun lounger and gas grill. Outside shower/ PET FRIENDLY TOO.remium Cable TV, Free long-distance and secure free WiFi!!!!

Our vacation townhome is a highly livable space. Each of the 3 bedrooms has a full bathroom/TV with cable/DVD/and private deck. Newly redecorated with bedspreads/linens/and bed pillows.

Our uncrowded white-sand beaches are great for walking or shelling. The sunsets are beautiful and you will find yourselves drawn to the gentle waves for both sun and fun. There are lighted tennis courts approximately 70 steps from the front door with a 2nd heated swimming pool nearby.

Kayaking, fishing, boating, horseback riding, St. Joe State Park, Cape San Blas Lighthouse all on Cape San Blas. Coneheads a local favorite restaurant is across from Barrier Dunes entrance, and specializes in grilled burgers (the best!), fresh fish and shrimp, grilled or fried, and the best ice cream around. They also have a good wine selection, outside dining, and entertainment on weekends. You can sit outside and enjoy the breeze, the view, and relax and enjoy.

St Joe Buffer Preserve, St Vincent Island and St Joe State Park are great for birding, hiking, or just enjoying the beautiful natural location. Eagles soar at the Buffer Preserve.

The Sunsets are fabulous - visit the beach at sunset to watch nature's beauty at it's best.

Fresh seafood abounds in the many local restaurants, groceries, and Fish Markets. Watch the shrimp boats at night on the skyline and eat fresh shrimp for dinner on the grill!!

If you are interested in a night in town, The Thirsty Goat has music and drink specials and several restaurants have Happy Hour to go along with steamed oysters, and other specials.

The gentle breezes make for lovely walks and great kite flying. The sky at night is like a fireworks display -- Just think of what you might do if you visited paradise!

Our Beach is #1 Pet Friendly, so save those kennel fees and bring your doggie with you. There are multiple waste stations, and your pet can have a ball chasing the waves at sunset too!

Enjoy a bonfire at night on the beach, look at the spectacular star-filled night sky, or visit the Cape San Blas Lighthouse and St Joe State Park for a unique Old Florida non-crowded vacation.

Panama City is only 45 minutes away for a day of shopping, movies, minigolf, or other family activities. Apalachicola is 30 minutes away with live theater, unique restaurants and boutiques, antique stores and museums. Another fun get away day!

If you want to get away from the crowds, have a great family time, relax, refresh, regenerate, renew - this is the place for you and your family. Come to Paradise -- Come to Flamingo Retreat

St. Joe State Park was the #1 State Park in the NATION in 2012.

Cape San Blas and the bay are famous for protecting and rescuing endangered sea turtles




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Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 25 or have an adult or parent over 25 or make the reservation...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 single bed available, Child Beds (1) packnplay, booster, step stool, 3 gates, and locked gate on main balcony, Baby Cribs (1) packnplay with all linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sofa sleep Q...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • perfect family home, games, books, toys, beach toys, beach caddy, 4 beach chairs, boogie boards, crab nets, pool floats, beach mats, lots and lots of extras. 2 pools (one on beach) and lighted tennis courts. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    lots of books - many currents ranging from kids/teens/adults/special interest...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    lots of family games, plus puzzles, DVDs, vcr for old movies/ranging from teens to adults...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium Cable...moreless

  • Television:

    (4)...moreless

  • Toys:

    beach toys, floaties, etc....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    you can see the waves and the sunsets from balcony ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Gulf view and bay right across the way too ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    and ceiling fans in each room/all bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    space for 3 cars...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 full size sofas - one a sleeper...moreless

  • Parking:

    under unit parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    available...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Free domestic long-distance during your entire stay!!...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    new washer and dryer 2012...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure WiFi...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee maker and filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    waffle iron/griddle/blender/electric inside grill...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    lots of extras...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    new in 2014/detergent pods provided...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    microwave, ice maker in refrig, all appliances including griddle, waffle iron, blender, Geo Foreman grill, 2 crock pots, coffee maker, 8 chairs at table...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    new 2013...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (4) each bedroom has a balcony with 2 chairs and the large deck area has chair/umbrella, and table/chairs for eating outside grilling...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Salt air has rusted out our tandem -- so we recommend you bring your own or rent at Scallop Cove on the Cape...moreless

  • Boat:

    kayaking available/rentals/pontoons/deep sea fishing, moonlight cruises, etc. at Marina at Dockside by Piggly Wiggly in PSJ, ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    lounge chair, table and chairs for 8 - chairs and table on each balcony plus 2 kid chairs...moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    St. Joe Golf available for guests...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    rental...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill only - no charcoal allowed at Barrier Dunes...moreless

  • Tennis:

    lighted tennis courts and pickleball too Resurfaced in 2014...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    scuba rental available - Daly's Dock n Dive in PSJ -- trips/equipment/etc. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    1 Pool heated in Oct/Nov/Mar -- other months not needed - 2 pools - one beachfront! ...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Large garden tub and 6 ft shower in Master Suite....moreless

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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ALL INCLUSIVE  - ALL INCLUSIVE
Spring Break/Spring: March 2 - May 18, 2013 - $1495
Summer: May 19 - Sept 21, 2013 - $1795
Fall: Sept 21, 2013 - Nov 9, 2013 - $1395
3 nights $520-$875-addl $240/night - PET FRIENDLY Beach+$100/wk 1st$50/wk 2nd pet
Holiday weeks + $100-Memorial Day,July 4th,Labor Day,Thanksgiving,Christmas/NewYr
$300 REFUNDABLE Damage/Security Deposit - LINEN/CLEANING/RESERVATION fees included
Winter: Nov 9, 2012 - March 11, 2014 - $1150 -- MONTHLY RENTALS considered

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Florida Northwest Airport, Panama City, FL
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cone HeadThirsty Goat, Haughty Herron, Triple Tail
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
St. Joseph Golf

Car: Necessary

moonlight Lighthouse walks, daytime Lighthouse tours, sunset boat tours, lots of local festivals, antique and boutique shopping in Port St Joe and Appalachicola, maritime museum and historilcal museums also, ice cream shops, pizza, wonderfully fresh seafood, shrimp, oysters, scallop, fish

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Hi Vacationers! We are Sandy and Dave from Indiana and we rent and take care of our vacation property, Flamingo Retreat, ourselves. We take alot of pride in our vacation home and want to share it with you and your family. We recently retired and have spent more time at Flamingo Retreat, redecorating, redoing and relaxing! Dave just added 3 new lighted ceiling fans, and we just put in a new kitchen floor and countertops. We want to make Flamingo Retreat the best place for you to have a great vacation with your family. Cape San Blas is truly a magical place to relax, renew and create memories with your family. We have made Flamingo Retreat as friendly and homey as you can find anywhere, with lots and lots of extras! We love it here and think you and your family will too! Come to Paradise, Flamingo Retreat. Here we are holding our newborn grandson Luca, who was born Sept 1, 2010 in Boston. We are in love and think Luca is the best present ever! Sandy and Dave

Why the Owner Chose Barrier Dunes:
My sister Joannie and her husband Eddie found Cape San Blas over 25 years ago on their honeymoon. They said if there ever was a place to have a vacation home, Cape San Blas would be it. In 2000 several family members decided to go together to invest in a home to share with each other and invest, and create a special place for others. We found that at Barrier Dunes. It is a friendly, secure, gated community with the #1 Beach in the USA as noted by Florida's Dr. Beach. St Joe State Park, St Vincent Island, St. Joe Buffer Preserve (eagles soar), fresh, fresh seafood, and all the things you can image to do on vacation are right here! Don't fight the crowds, come to a little bit of Paradise at Flamingo Retreat at Cape San Blas!! St Joe State Park, right next door was voted the #1 State Park in the USA in 2012 -- pristine beach, bay exploring and snorkeling plus pontoon and kayaking too. So much to do or nothing to do. Golfing, horseback riding available too.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
We've made our vacation home very family friendly. It is over 1800 sq ft with 4 outside decks, large kitchen, 2 new sofas in dining rm, and huge master suite with a king size bed, dual sinks, separate garden tub and walk in 6 ft shower. Lots of places to relax, with TV/DVD/Cable in each bedroom and living rm. Free WiFi and Free Long-Distance. We have lots of movies, books, board games, and beach toys for your family to enjoy, in addition to beach chairs/umbrellas/and a beach buggy to take all our items to the beach -- which is only about 120 steps from the toownhome. You 'll never have to worry about finding a place to put your towel or blanket on our beach -- with 14 miles of white sandy beach (the last 7 at St Joe State Park) Cape San Blas is Old Florida at it's best -- we call it the Forgotten Coast - why -- because there are no hotels, and no buildings over 3 stories. We believe in preserving the beauty of the beach, nature and wildlife. If you like fresh seafood, this is the place. You can watch the fishing boats unload at St Joe Marina and purchase fresh shrimp at St Patrick's seafood market or the local Piggly Wiggly grocery. There are also many locally owned restaurants who pride themselves in using the freshest local seafood available. Other eateries include Chinese, Mexican and Italian. Subway, McDonald's and Hungry Howie's too. Port St Joe is a colorful Southern town where the locals have a lot of pride in their beaches and their town. There's usually an Art, Music, Seafood, First Friday, Holiday, etc., Festival going on -- the town supports the arts and the artists! The beautiful, new, state-of-the-art Sacred Heart Hospital just opened in March 2010 in Port St Joe. You will find yourself and your family relaxed and reconnected once you've visited our vacation home, Flamingo Retreat. Come stay with us! You'll all be happy you did. 2013 we got all new large appliances and new tile floor, lg TV, secure WiFi, and premium cable, outside gas grill.


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Photos

  • View from Flamingo Retreat, to pool and Gulf - only 100 steps away!!

    View from Flamingo Retreat, to pool and Gulf - only 100 steps away!!

  • The sun sets on paradise

    The sun sets on paradise

  • Always a beautiful sunset

    Always a beautiful sunset

  • Barrier Dunes, gated complex, lush landscape, 2 pools, tennis courts, #1 Beach

    Barrier Dunes, gated complex, lush landscape, 2 pools, tennis courts, #1 Beach

  • places to dine or play/Boon Docks at Windmark Beach/Port St Joe FL

    places to dine or play/Boon Docks at Windmark Beach/Port St Joe FL

  • master suite with garden tub and double sinks, walk-in shower

    master suite with garden tub and double sinks, walk-in shower

  • another bedroom with deck and full bath

    another bedroom with deck and full bath

  • fully equipped kitchen

    fully equipped kitchen

  • Make memories with your friends!

    Make memories with your friends!

  • Beach time in November. Anytime a good time to build sandcastles anytime of year

    Beach time in November. Anytime a good time to build sandcastles anytime of year

  • Local shrimp you can buy steamed at several locations or ready to grill or saute

    Local shrimp you can buy steamed at several locations or ready to grill or saute

  • Take plenty of pics of the gorgeous sunset from the pool!

    Take plenty of pics of the gorgeous sunset from the pool!

  • Lots of sand for castles!

    Lots of sand for castles!

  • Bevy of bathing beauties enjoying the pool

    Bevy of bathing beauties enjoying the pool

  • Always a place on the #1 Beach in US
(2002/Dr. Beach/Today Show)

    Always a place on the #1 Beach in US (2002/Dr. Beach/Today Show)

  • Pool 1 overlooking the beach/Gulf

    Pool 1 overlooking the beach/Gulf

  • 2nd pool, next to lighted tennis courts

    2nd pool, next to lighted tennis courts

  • bedroom with deck and full bath

    bedroom with deck and full bath

  • living room witht two new sofas (one is sleeper)

    living room witht two new sofas (one is sleeper)

  • dining area for 8, we also have booster chair and hi chair for seat

    dining area for 8, we also have booster chair and hi chair for seat

  • A quiet place to read, watch our new 42' TV or just hold your doggy!

    A quiet place to read, watch our new 42' TV or just hold your doggy!

  • Pool time. Flamingo Retreat less than 100 steps to pool or beach

    Pool time. Flamingo Retreat less than 100 steps to pool or beach

  • Long walks on the #1 Beach in USA '02, and next to St Joe State Park #1 Park '12

    Long walks on the #1 Beach in USA '02, and next to St Joe State Park #1 Park '12

  • Just for fun-Sandy feeding flamingos at Flamingo Park, Miami. I Love FLAMINGOS!!

    Just for fun-Sandy feeding flamingos at Flamingo Park, Miami. I Love FLAMINGOS!!

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 03/17/2015
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