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Family/Pet Friendly Home 1.5 Blocks from White Sand Beach!

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Home and .3 acres of land in residential neighborhood belong to owner.

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mexico Beach mobile home description

Home is pet friendly as are the Gulf County beaches. Imagine lounging on the beach with a special person, or pet and your favorite beverage watching a breathtaking sunset melt into the Gulf of Mexico. You can't see the ocean from my vacation home but you can HEAR it! Do not have to pay for the view either.

The house is a renovated 1994 MOBILE home only 1.5 blocks from the sugary white sand of secluded St Joe beach. It is not situated in a mobile home park, but rather, on a .3 acre lot in a quiet, peaceful residential neighborhood.

Home smells great! Living room has ceramic tile. Both bedrooms, along with kitchen have laminated flooring.

New for 2012 - Queen bed in master bedroom has a new, sturdy, 'better than a box-spring' steel foundation. New Adirondack rocking chairs and hammock are enticing during a lazy afternoon and evening. What a great way to feel the ocean breeze.
Vacation home has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms on opposite ends of the home. Great for privacy. It is large enough for two small families as it sleeps 8 comfortably.

This home is in the middle of the second block about 250 yards, from the beach. Easy walk for most people.

1500 square feet of home which includes Florida room (enclosed porch) is big enough for 2 small families.

Free use of kayak stored at rental home.

These beaches are among the best in the United States. It doesn’t get much better than this! The sand is so fine it literally squeaks when you walk on it…almost like it is purring.

Sheltered by St. Joseph Peninsula, Mexico Beach has little or no undertow. The whole family can swim safely, wade, snorkel, and find souvenir seashells.

The months with the least rain are October and November.

This area is a fisherman's paradise with St. Joe Bay, marina and Apalachicola Bay nearby. Scallop season usually kicks off in June and lasts until September. This area is not polluted and over commercialized.

A short thirty minute drive away or one mile by boat is St. Joseph Peninsula State park voted #1 beach in America in 2002 by Dr. Beach of the travel channel. Dogs are not allowed on state park beaches. Hairy men should not be, but they are allowed. Go figure!

A 3.5 mile bike path winds through the beautiful scenery of Windmark Beach and is only one mile away.

The seafood here is delicious with several wonderful restaurants from which to choose.

A must visit and only thirty minute drive is the quaint, historic fishing village, of Apalachicola. Sorry, the sports illustrated swimsuit models left town in October 2011, but it is still worth a visit. SI used the beaches of St George Island for one of their photo shoots.

Apalachicola has many quaint shops including two on Avenue E and Blue. If you love antiques mixed with art, gifts and trendy accessories, these shops are for you. The men can sit outside on a bench or go eat oysters and sip their favorite beverage as you shop.

Come to the beaches to relax with your favorite book or pursue one of many recreational activities the area has to offer. This area is referred to as the forgotten coast as it is unspoiled like Old Florida free of heavy commercialization. Discover the forgotten coast before it becomes discovered by big business and high rise hotels.

The Cape San Blas lighthouse is located approximately 5 miles before St. Joseph Peninsula State Park on highway SR30E.

St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, in Franklin County, Florida, is an undeveloped barrier island just offshore from the mouth of the Apalachicola River, in the Gulf of Mexico. St Vincent has a large variety of exotic and endangered wildlife.

Come stay with us for the Port St. Joe Scallop Festival in August or the Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association Annual King Mackerel Fishing Tournament in August.

Other upcoming Mexico Beach events include the Blast on the Bay Songwriters Festival. The Mexico Beach Art and Wine Festival is usually in October as well. Date for 2012 is Oct 6.

Great place on the panhandle for family and friends to enjoy the beach and wonderful sunshine.

You must be 24 to rent this home. You are welcome to send a note as there may be exceptions to responsible people.

If you are a scuba diver, off Mexico Beach is the wreck of the Empire Mica, a British tanker sunk in 1942 by a U-boat. High speed internet connection is available in my vacation home thru Mediacom cable. There is also wireless hotspot in Dockside Cafe at the Port St. Joe Marina, Scoops and Mexico Beach Welcome Center.

A few golf courses are within 15 miles of vacation home.

Tyndall Air Force Base is 15 miles away so you are sure to see jets if you stay the week.

I accept credit card payments through Paypal and PPI.


Keywords: budget, pet friendly, family, vacation, beach, pets, dogs, peaceful, economy

Property Type

  • Mobile Home
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            24. Ask about exceptions....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master bed with connecting bathroom. ...moreless

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

            Living room....moreless

          • One king, one Queen, One Twin, in two bedrooms.One twin Bed in Florida room and one queen sofabed in living room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            Master bedroom with 54 inch tub....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Hammock, firepit, free use of kayak. One chaise lounge chair, 3 beach chairs, 2 portable chairs, wagon, cart to carry items to beach, 4 boogie boards, 2 sand pails and shovel, large cooler, 2 beach umbrellas...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television:

                Two 32 inch LCD TV's....moreless

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central...moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        You do not need to bring sheets or blankets unless you have your own security blanket....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Has 32' HDTV with queen sofabed....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Plenty of off street parking....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        Good size driveway. No RV hookup....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Beach towels NOT provided....moreless

                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Most cooking supplies you need are provided....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        One single sit on top kayak....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 37 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring break Kick-off
                      Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $345
                      Early spring break
                      Mar 7 - Mar 13, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $415
                      Spring Break
                      Mar 14 - Apr 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $460
                      Late spring break
                      Apr 11 - May 22, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $425
                      Early Summer
                      May 23 - Jun 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $625
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $170

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $85 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Pet Fee $28 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      Standard rate is for week prior to Thanksgiving and weeks between it and Christmas.


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                      Last updated: 11/25/2014
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                      Location

                      Sleeps 8 on two queen beds, two twin beds and one sofa queen bed in living room. One twin bed is in the Florida room which is not finished but has air conditioning. Two cots are available for sleeping or sunning. Master bath has 54 inch tub and separate shower. There is a 3.5 mile bike path along the ocean in Windmark Beach is just 1 mile from vacation home.

                      The bikes, fishing gear and two air mattresses are not guaranteed to be in working order. Captain Charlie does not stop by every week to check my fishing gear and Lance Armstrong does not stop by and take my bikes out for test rides.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: Hi, this is my son and I. I feel responsible to ensure you enjoy your visit when you stay at my vacation rental. I desire to have a home where fond memories are created to last a lifetime.

                      Why the Owner Chose Mexico Beach:
                      Since I love to travel and enjoy the ocean, especially the ones with the sugary sand, I decided to buy a vacation home on the Gulf coast of Florida. The beaches are among the finest in the world!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Mobile Home:
                      My vacation home is a short walk to the ocean or you can drive and park on the street, next to the beach. It's a very peaceful, naturally beautiful place. It is truly the way Florida used to to look like before commercialism took over. The drive to Apalachicola along route 30 is scenic with forest on one side and the beach on the other.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      • Home and .3 acres of land in residential neighborhood belong to owner.

                        Home and .3 acres of land in residential neighborhood belong to owner.

                      • Master bedroom with king size bed, HDTV, ceiling fan and adjacent bath.

                        Master bedroom with king size bed, HDTV, ceiling fan and adjacent bath.

                      • Master bathroom with garden size tub and new walk-in shower.

                        Master bathroom with garden size tub and new walk-in shower.

                      • Comfortable living room with desk, free wi-fi, ceiling fan and hdtv.

                        Comfortable living room with desk, free wi-fi, ceiling fan and hdtv.

                      • Guest bedroom with ceiling fan and central air. One twin and one queen.

                        Guest bedroom with ceiling fan and central air. One twin and one queen.

                      • Home is 1.5 blocks or about 250 yards from this beach.

                        Home is 1.5 blocks or about 250 yards from this beach.

                      • Path across route 98 at intersection with Gulf Street. Leads to the beach.

                        Path across route 98 at intersection with Gulf Street. Leads to the beach.

                      • Gulf of Mexico Beach at end of Gulf Street on a busy summer Saturday afternoon.

                        Gulf of Mexico Beach at end of Gulf Street on a busy summer Saturday afternoon.

                      • Front of the living room.

                        Front of the living room.

                      • Bike and walking path at Windmark Beach which starts one mile from this home.

                        Bike and walking path at Windmark Beach which starts one mile from this home.

                      • Bedroom has private master bath with 54 inch tub and separate shower.

                        Bedroom has private master bath with 54 inch tub and separate shower.

                      • Supplied kitchen with large microwave and refrigerator.

                        Supplied kitchen with large microwave and refrigerator.

                      • Guest bathroom with new vanity.

                        Guest bathroom with new vanity.

                      • Patio with firepit.

                        Patio with firepit.

                      • East side patio.

                        East side patio.

                      • Path across route 98 at intersection with Gulf Street. Leads to the beach.

                        Path across route 98 at intersection with Gulf Street. Leads to the beach.

                      • Gulf of Mexico Beach at end of Gulf Street on a busy summer Saturday afternoon.

                        Gulf of Mexico Beach at end of Gulf Street on a busy summer Saturday afternoon.

                      • Bookcase with books, VHS, few DVDs and games.

                        Bookcase with books, VHS, few DVDs and games.

                      • Partial view of Florida room. Headboard and bed frame is no longer there.

                        Partial view of Florida room. Headboard and bed frame is no longer there.

                      VRBO #182417

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

                      $170 - $625 per week (USD)
                      37

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 11/25/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/25/2014
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