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Scallops Are Going to Be Thick This Year, and the Fishing Will Be Awsome!!

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Last updated: 08/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Port St. Joe house description

Old Florida Cottage charm is what awaits you with our bay view home located close to everything Port Saint Joe has to offer. The city boat ramp is 2 blocks away. The marina is 2 minutes away by car. All local shopping and restaurants are with in easy walking or biking distance.

Beaches are only minutes away in either direction.

Historic Apalachicola and its famous shops and food are a 20 minute drive east. Panama City is 25 minutes to the west if you feel the need for traffic and congestion.

This is our home away from home too. So the home is fully stocked with everything you need including basics in the pantry, spices, cooking accessories, cleaners, towels, sheets, etc. We only ask that you replace what ever items you use as these are not included in the rental cost.

Our home is comfortably furnished with two large couches, a full dining room that seats 6, Four bedrooms. One with a King size bed, two with queen size beds,One Bunk room with its own vcr/tv for the kids, two full baths, old heart pine floors and carpet through out.

Because of our great central location, every day is a new adventure whether it be fishing, boating, horseback riding, shelling, scalloping, nature walks, or just relaxing. Its up to you.

We invite you to experience the great sunsets and the comfortable relaxing atmosphere we have enjoyed for years on our back porch or front porch swing.

Keywords: House, beach house, bay front, bay view, gulf view, cottage, boating, fishing, scalloping, water, kayak friendly, boating, rental, shopping, antiques, offshore, birding, beach, snapper, redfish, trout, shark, shelling, birdwatching, music festival, fishing tournament, camper hookup, 4 bedroom, patio, porch, grill, large yard, scallop festival, home rental, boat friendly

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            minimum age of primary renter must be 25 years. Some latitude may be granted at our discretion....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Failure to comply will result in loss of deposit without exception....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Board games, separate play area. Big yard. Safe neighborhood....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            At our discretion, and only upon our approval....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Fully stocked kitchen with everything from utensils to blender....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dining
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Catering Available
          • Ice Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            double wide drive with plenty of room for boats, trailers. More parking and wash down in backyard....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            Real brick fireplace with log set that looks like the real thing and puts out allot of heat....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Electric plug in on side of cottage for RV and water....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Bosch high efficiency stack washer and dryer...moreless

          • Heating:

            central ...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Large yard and plenty of room for Boat or RV. An RV plug is provided on the side of the house. You can pull your boat in from the front and leave out the back. From there its just one minute to the ramp....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Some videos/dvd on site. Video store down the street....moreless

              • Toys:

                Some kids toys available...moreless

              • Games
              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Home network available and Open networks available in town. No Name Cafe down the road on Reed Ave is a great place for coffee and browsing....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                secure wireless, security key provided with house instructions....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                There is a front porch with a porch swing. There is a large wood deck a the rear which has is very pleasant in the evenings/sunset with patio furniture....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                large back deck for relaxing and entertaining...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                St joe bay is just across the street and is viewable from all the bedrooms, and porches. The breeze in the evening combined with the sunset is awesome....moreless

              • Beach View:

                This is a bayview property with awsome views of the bay and sunsets. Evening breezes....moreless

              • Water View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Jet Skiing
              • Parasailing
              • Surfing
              • Kayaking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sailing
              • Hunting
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Fitness Center
              • Tennis
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Churches
              • Horseback Riding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • ATM/Bank
              • Hospital
              • Cycling
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 20 - Sep 29, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,500 $3,500

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Fall/Winter
              Sep 30 - Feb 28, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $185
              $1,200 $2,900
              Spring
              Mar 1 - May 16, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $195
              $1,300 $3,000

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • cleaning $75
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Some holidays require minimum stays.

              Peak season may require a one week minimum stay.

              July and August one week minimum stays only.

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              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 08/05/2014
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              Location

              • Cape San Blas./Port St. Joe Scalloping

                "One of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. Especially by boat!!"

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              • Joe Mama's

                "All fresh and homemade every day. Best place to eat in town. "

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              • Pepper's Mexican Grill

                "Average low cost table fare. Top shelf margaritas are pretty good. Always dependable. "

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              • Sunset Coastal Grill

                "Great views, and good food most of the time. They are getting better. A little on pricey side. "

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              • Daly's Dock & Dive Center

                "Just down the street a few blocks. get your snorkel and dive gear here. Also can book dive t..."

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              • Seahorse Water Safaris

                "For those of you who need a boat when your here. Or want a chartered bay experience this is ..."

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              • Dockside Cafe

                "Great place for sundown cocktails but the food is hit or miss. New owners so let us know wha..."

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              • St Joseph Peninsula State Park

                "A must see. Miles of unspoiled beaches, tons of wildlife. Great by car and boat."

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              • Owl Cafe

                "One of the best Florida seafood restaurants. Definitely one of our favorites."

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              • Toucan's Tiki Bar

                "Fun beach bar. One of the few. Stay away from the food unless you like tourist crap. "

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              • Killer Seafood

                "Great local joint. Can be crowed during season."

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              • Happy Oars - Kayak and Bike Rentals

                "For all your bike and kayak needs"

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              • Paul Gant's Bar B Que

                "Great BBQ, and a great take out for a day on the water."

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              • Indian Pass Raw Bar

                "Old Florida is what this is all about. Great oysters and shrimp. Self serve refreshments and..."

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              30 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Panama City
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              HWY 98
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Many
              0.05 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Thirsty Goat
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              St Joe Country club
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Joe Mammas Gourmet pizza

              Car: Recommended

              World class bay & offshore fishing available from the marina 3 blocks down the road, Scalloping is some of the best in the state when in season, Cape San Blas state park is across the bay with its world famous white sand, shelling, and wild life.

              The Boat ramp is 2 blocks down the road. All local restaurants and shopping with in easy walking distance.

              Every day on the water here is different, you never know what you will catch or see. Turtles, rays, manatees, dolphin, sharks. You may see them all in 10 minutes or throughout the day. Every day is an adventure.

              Horse back riding on the beach available daily.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: Your hosts Ted & Lisa Sparling are life time Florida residents who have traveled all over Florida. Gulf county has all the things we love the most about Florida and the water. It is one off the few places we never want to leave. We know you will come to love Port St Joe and the surrounding area like we have and invite you to experience it for yourselves.

              Why the Owner Chose Port St. Joe:
              We bought this house many years ago because of its proximity to everything. We have the best of what gulf county has to offer in any direction. Great views, good clean neighborhood, and But most important was its close to what we enjoy most about the area and that's the water.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Our typical summer day starts with a cup of coffee on the porch swing or the back porch, Loading the boat from the back porch, topping off the boat with fuel one block down the road, splashing the boat the next block down the road, playing on the water all day and sometimes into the night. Cooking our days catch on the back porch for dinner. watching the sun go down, then telling lies into the night. Then getting up and doing it again. On our days off we go driving on the beach, or to Apalachicola, or to Panama City if we feel the need for civilization.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

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              Photos

              • Front of home from across street.

                Front of home from across street.

              • Master Bed with King bed

                Master Bed with King bed

              • Corner Guest bedroom

                Corner Guest bedroom

              • Kitchen with siltstone tops

                Kitchen with siltstone tops

              • Dinning and foyer/desk

                Dinning and foyer/desk

              • New remodeled guest bath

                New remodeled guest bath

              • Facing bay from front porch. State park is directly across bay from the house.

                Facing bay from front porch. State park is directly across bay from the house.

              • quick release of 30Lb redfish caught off the cape 2011

                quick release of 30Lb redfish caught off the cape 2011

              • Our youngest showing her skills. Left with a bucket and an hour later this!

                Our youngest showing her skills. Left with a bucket and an hour later this!

              • Kids enjoying outdoors! What a concept. No TV.

                Kids enjoying outdoors! What a concept. No TV.

              • She actually caught a nice flounder there right after I took this.

                She actually caught a nice flounder there right after I took this.

              • View from porch swing at sundown (bay looks farther away in photo)

                View from porch swing at sundown (bay looks farther away in photo)

              • Middle Guest bed Room with queen bed

                Middle Guest bed Room with queen bed

              • Kids Bunk room/play room

                Kids Bunk room/play room

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • fireplace, and worlds most comfortable couch.

                fireplace, and worlds most comfortable couch.

              • This is a picture of half the back deck. The bay is in the background.

                This is a picture of half the back deck. The bay is in the background.

              • Boat snacks as fresh as they get!!

                Boat snacks as fresh as they get!!

              • My daugher with one of 15 reds she caught off the beach 2011

                My daugher with one of 15 reds she caught off the beach 2011

              • Typical late season Scallops

                Typical late season Scallops

              • View from edge of bay across from house. good wade fishing here!!

                View from edge of bay across from house. good wade fishing here!!

              VRBO #186198

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              Date last modified - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

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              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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