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100 Steps to Beach, Amazing Views, Bikes, Kayak, Screen Porch, Pets Welcome

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Last updated: 10/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Port St. Joe house description

'Get Your Bathing Suit On'is a custom-built, Key West-style beach home that has RELAX written all over it! This first-tier home, has fantastic gulf front views. It is less than 100 steps to the beautiful, white, sandy beach of the Gulf of Mexico. The gorgeous Gulf beach views can be appreciated from the living room, dining room, the loft, the porch, the deck and the kitchen of our home. With its 3 separate sleeping areas,with a total of four baths,screened porch and sundeck, our whimsically-decorated home can easily accommodate a family or small group... but is still small enough for couples on a romantic getaway!!

We also try to simplify what you need to pack by providing all your linens, including beach towels, as well as a starter supply of paper towels, toilet paper, bath soap, and detergents.

For your convenience, we have two cruiser bikes a bike rack for taking the bikes to the Cape Bike Path, a tandem kayak that will fit three as well as a kayak cart for rolling the kayak easily to the beach. We also maintain a supply of beach chairs, rafts, nets, kids fishing poles, snorkeling masks, tennis rackets, two beach umbrellas, a crab trap, boogie boards, wave boards, noodles, shovels, pails, grilling utensils and beach toys!

There is plenty do do but if you decide to stay at our wonderful home and just relax, you will have a fantastic time enjoying the sweeping Gulf views and spectacular sunsets from the living room, kitchen, dining room, loft, sun deck and screened porch and if you decide to stroll along our quiet and award winning beaches, you can find a variety of seashells to collect, watch the dolphins swimming by, see the mullet jumping in the bayou or catch the eagles and osprey scouting for prey.

Of course, swimming, sunbathing, fishing in the surf or crabbing in the bayou are always a lot of fun.

Our area outfitters also rent bikes, canoes, paddle boards, snorkeling equipment and kayaks and can deliver them to our home if you ask them too!

Our neighborhood is extremely quiet and friendly, with no thru traffic - a great place for families with children, or for anyone who just wants to get away from it all!

Money Bayou is just a short walk down the beach where you can catch blue crabs, throw your cast net or put in your kayak to explore the winding waterway. Scalloping in nearby St. Joe Bay is also a lot of fun during the summer scallop season. These sweet, tender delicacies are a favorite for dinner or can be frozen to be enjoyed later when you return home. In addition, nearby Indian Pass is famous for its delicious oysters!

If you rent for at least three days (but not over 30 days) between March 1st and October 31st, we will allow you to use our activity passes for Golfing at the country club, deep sea fishing aboard the Fish'n Xpress, horseback riding at Rockin' M Ranch's and free DVD rentals. You are entitled to one pass to each of the activities every day of your rental.

Once you reserve, our property management office can help you with reserving your tee times, fishing excursions, riding sessions and can also give you information on where to pick up the free DVDs.


The GROUND LEVEL has a bedroom with a queen bed and a private 1/2 bath which is perfect for the mother-in-law or a guest couple. The garage is also on this level and contains the washer & dryer as well as a plentiful supply of beach chairs, rafts and beach toys for your convenience. There is also a hot/cold outdoor shower conveniently located on the ground-level deck.

The MAIN LEVEL has gleaming heart pine floors throughout. It contains the kitchen with breakfast bar, dining nook and living room that open to the screened porch with pub-height table and chairs that make it easy to dine 'al fresco' while enjoying the view. In addition, the inside dining area has a very comfortable window seat perfect for afternoon naps or reading a book from our collection. The Master Bedroom, with king bed, is also located on this level and has a private full bath. The second full bath is also on this level.

The LOFT, which serves as the third bedroom, has two twin beds with built-in drawers. The loft also has a 1/2 bath. It is perfect for kids/teenagers or friends. It also has a large open area that provides plenty of extra room for play.

The house has WiFi and all the bedrooms and the loft have their own TVs with DVD players. There is also a TV, DVD player and CD player in the living room.

Our area is reminiscent of 'Old Florida.' There are no tall condos or hotels anywhere near by! Our beaches are very quiet and peaceful, and in the off-season, in particular, you will rarely encounter anyone as you stroll quietly along the beach!

Our house is located just 1.5 mi. from Cape San Blas - which has been rated in the top five of the best beaches in the United States. Port St. Joe is only 10 minutes to the west, where you can stock up on all of the provisions you'll need. If you're not in the mood to cook, there are a number of great, local restaurants and night spots nearby. A golf course is only a few miles away and there are 4 separate boat ramps within 15 miles.

Just 20 minutes to the east is the historic and quaint fishing town of Apalachicola. Here you will find some great shopping as well as many wonderful restaurants and night spots. In addition, you can just walk along the boardwalk and see what catch the fishing boats have brought in for the day.

We invite you to stay at 'Get Your Bathing Suit On'to relax and enjoy 'Old Florida.'

Keywords: Indian Pass, Port St. Joe, Cape San Blas, Beach Views, Beach views, Gulf Views, Gulf

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Renters under the age of 25 must be accompanied by an parent/guardian...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Bedroom 3


              • King size beds(1) In Master Bedroom with full bath, Queen size Beds (1) In downstairs bedroom with 1/2 bath, , Twin or Single Beds (2) In Sleeping Loft with 1/2 bath...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Outdoor Shower with hot & cold water, outdoor fish-cleaning table. Crab trap and nets in garage. Lots of water floats and toys. Beach chairs and umbrella. Screened in porch...moreless


                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television:


                  • Toys:

                    Shovels, pails, rafts, boogie boards, floatation, noodles, footballs, frisbees, nets, fishing poles....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Many DVDs and access to Free unlimited rentals at Cape San Blas DVD Kiosk which is five miles away....moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities


                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    Our home is only one house from the beach. It's just a quick walk 'til you're on the white sand!...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    The Gulf views from the home are beautiful, not to mention the spectacular sunsets....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    The Gulf views from the home are beautiful, not to mention the spectacular sunsets....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    Dining table for four, Breakfast counter for three. Outside porch table seats four....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 7 people


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage:

                    1 Car Garage. ...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Room for 2 cars, if more space is needed, please let us know in advance...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone:

                    Free long distance and local calls...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    blender, coffee maker,toaster, etc...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully Stocked kitchen. Pans, stock pots, graters, grilling utensils....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    pantry in kitchen...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    side by side w/ ice & water thru the door...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    Third story deck with views....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Two Crusier Beach Bikes. ...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Rental includes pass for daily deep sea fishing for one adult at Port St. Joe Marina....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Third story sun deck. Screened porch and covered patio, hot & cold outdoor shower, fish-cleaning station...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Rental includes golf pass at St. Joe Country club during the months of March through November....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Tandem kayak will fit up to three people. Kayak cart too....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Nice landscaping....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Permanent Camp site style grill....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Tennis available at Country club....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    The Port St. Joe Marina provides scuba diving classes and various outfitters and the marina rent water sports equipment....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


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                  from 20 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Aug 5 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $865 $2,110
                  LATE FALL/EARLY WINTER
                  Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $750 $1,960
                  CHRISTMAS WEEK
                  Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  LATE WINTER
                  Dec 28 - Feb 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Mar 1 - May 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  May 16 - Sep 12, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%


                  Posted Rated does not include 11% Gulf County Taxes, Cleaning/Linen fee of $100.00, or security deposit fee. Please inquiry about long term rates for late Fall and Winter.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 10/21/2014
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                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  North Florida regional airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The raw bar
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Port St Joe country club
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Indian pass raw bar

                  Car: Necessary

                  We are about a 40 minute drive from Panama City. Panama City has outlet malls, cinemas, many restaurants, water parks, concerts and many other attractions.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Our family always wanted a house on the beach and this beach house is a dream come true. We love to swim and fish, Kayak and bike and to just sit on the porch and listen to the music of the birds, the wind and the waves. We are originally from Cuba but now live in the Northeast. We enjoy this house so much and we hope that you will too!!

                  Why the Owner Chose Port St. Joe:
                  Money Bayou and Money Beach are unique. This is the only place in the Cape San Blas area where you can enjoy all the wonders of the beach and the bayou within steps of each other. Our proximity to St. Vincent's Wildlife Refuge, the St. Joseph Peninsular Park and to the St. Joe Buffer Preserve make this about as an ideal beach, boating, fishing, cycling and exploring beach experience as you will find anywhere!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The Bayou for cast netting and crabbing, the surf for swimming and surf fishing, the bike path (a mile away) for cycling, the Raw Bar for great food and camaraderie, the Buffer Preserve, the state park and the Wildlife Refuge for nature exploration (you can see sea horses swimming in the bay at the state park!!!). The closest restaurant is about a mile away. It is the Indian Pass Raw Bar and is famous for its oysters and other seafood (as well as for its VERY casual atmosphere.. it is a DEFINITE local culture experience you should try!) There are a few other restaurants that are fairly nearby, however, if you want even MORE shopping and restaurants-besides those that are nearby- there are a number to choose from in Port St. Joe (9 miles west) and Apalachicola (19 miles east), Mexico Beach (20 miles west) and Panama City (48 miles west).

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish



                  • Welcome to the Beach!

                    Welcome to the Beach!

                  • Master Bath.

                    Master Bath.

                  • Ground Floor Half Bath

                    Ground Floor Half Bath

                  • Full Bath on main floor

                    Full Bath on main floor

                  • Breakfast Counter.

                    Breakfast Counter.

                  • Spirals to Loft.

                    Spirals to Loft.

                  • Beautiful Money Bayou!!

                    Beautiful Money Bayou!!

                  • Beautiful Sunset On The Beach

                    Beautiful Sunset On The Beach

                  • More Happy Dogs.

                    More Happy Dogs.

                  • View from the screened porch looking to the west at the Gulf

                    View from the screened porch looking to the west at the Gulf

                  • Master Bedroom.

                    Master Bedroom.

                  • Downstairs Bedroom.

                    Downstairs Bedroom.

                  • View of living area from loft

                    View of living area from loft

                  • Loft


                  • Using the outdoor shower is a MUST!

                    Using the outdoor shower is a MUST!

                  • View of Upper Deck and Porch.

                    View of Upper Deck and Porch.

                  • Sunset from our living room and decks, looking west

                    Sunset from our living room and decks, looking west

                  • Flounder and Redfish catch!!!

                    Flounder and Redfish catch!!!

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

                  $115 - $207 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2.5+ Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2007
                  Speaks: english, spanish
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