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Dock of the Bay with Boat Dock, Pool, Pool Table, Bay Beach

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Back view across canal, showing dock and porch

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Last updated: 07/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Shell Point mobile home description

Only minutes away from world-class speckled trout fishing waters, our 3 bedroom vacation home is located on the Apalachee Bay in Shell Point, Florida (30 miles south of Tallahassee). This 1492 sq. ft. modular home is located in gated Paradise Village of Shell Point, with a community swimming pool and tennis court, and a public beach within walking distance. Right out our back door is a boat dock located on a deep-water canal, which is just one canal over from the boat launch. The living quarters feature 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (master has a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower), family room, laundry room, fully equipped kitchen and screened-in porch. The family room is a large, open area furnished with a fully stocked entertainment center (42' TV, VCR, DVD, 300 Disc CD), comfortable den furniture, pool table and bar area. The dining area is surrounded by sliding glass doors and windows, offering a beautiful view of the canal. Kick back on the screened-in porch and enjoy our laid back paradise!


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 red fish 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. Shell Point is a great place for windsurfing and hosts several Regattas each year.

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 1/4 mi. from 'Dock of the Bay'. 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.

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.

Property Type

  • Mobile Home
  • 1492 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 years old to rent....moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Outdoor smoking only....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Pets Considered:

                Small pets are all allowed with prior approval. Pet fees: $10 per day for 1 pet/$15 per day for 2 pets or $50 per week for 1 pet/$75 per week for 2 pets. Must abide by our Pet Rules. Additional $50 per pet refundable deposit required....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

              • Bedroom: 1 king

                Master...moreless

              • Bedroom: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

                roll away twin...moreless

              • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                queen sleeper sofa...moreless

              • Additional Sleeping: 1 twin/ single

                rollaway bed...moreless

              • Additional Sleeping: 1 queen

                inflatable mattress...moreless

              • 1 king size bed in master bedroom, 1 queen size bed in quest bedroom, 2 twins in guest bedroom, queen sleeper sofa in den, roll away twin, inflatable queen mattress ... 13' TV/VCRs in each bedroom...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub

                Adjoins Master Bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The living quarters feature 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (one with a Jacuzzi tub), a large family area with pool table and big screen TV, laundry room, screened porch, and fully equipped kitchen. These accommodations will sleep 8 people comfortably, and consist of a king size bed, queen size bed, 2 twin beds, queen sleeper sofa, and a roll away bed. Perfect for a family or a few guys who just want to fish. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • VCR
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    200 disc CD, with 75 CD's...moreless

                  • Pool Table
                  • Toys

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Marina
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Forests
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Zoo
                  • Churches
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    We are located on a deepwater canal, about 1/2 block from Shell Point Beach, which is a very small beach on the Apalachee Bay....moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Canal front, 1/2 block from Shell Point Beach on Apalachee Bay....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Canal front, 1/2 block from Shell Point Beach on Apalachee Bay....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining
                      • Seating for 11 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Parking
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            We have wireless broadband or a cable connection, if you need added security....moreless

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Internet
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone:

                            Free long distance within the US on the house phone. Cell phone service in the area is poor....moreless

                          • Covered Parking
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                            Boat trailers may be parked in the yard on a short term basis....moreless

                          • Free Long Distance:

                            Free long distance within the USA...moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

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

                              Outside

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Screened-in porch overlooking deepwater canal and dock, with table seating for 4 and 2 rocking chairs...moreless

                              • Barbecue
                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Tennis Court
                              • Patio
                              • Screen Porch / Veranda
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Fish Cleaning Table
                              • Golf Clubs
                              • Boat Dock
                              • Gated Community
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Bicycles:

                                (3)...moreless

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                              • Discover

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Jetted Tub:

                                Master Bath has jetted garden tub and separate walk-in shower...moreless

                              • Communal Pool:

                                The pool at Paradise Village is just a short distance from our front door...moreless

                              • Jacuzzi
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              In Season
                              Mar 16 - Sep 10
                              3 night min stay
                              $167 $167
                              Thu, Fri, Sat
                              $875
                              Off Season
                              Sep 11 - Mar 14
                              3 night min stay
                              $125 $125
                              Thu, Fri, Sat
                              $675
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $167 $167
                              Thu, Fri, Sat
                              $875

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning Fee $75
                              • Pet Fee $50
                              • Tax Rate 11%

                              Notes:

                              We accept personal checks, money orders, Paypal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card and American Express.

                              ** Deposit required to secure the rental (will be returned after cleanup). The rental fee and cleanup fee are due two weeks prior to arrival.

                              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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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 07/12/2014
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                              Location

                              30 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Tallahassee Regional Airport
                              5 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Hwy. 98
                              0.25 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Shell Point Beach
                              60 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              St. James Bay Country Club, Carrabelle
                              5 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Spring Creek Restaurant

                              Car: Necessary

                              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: bird watching, photography, shooting pool

                               

                              Manager info

                              Year Purchased: 2004

                              About: My name is Deborah Word. I live in Carrollton, GA, with the love of my life.

                              Why Shell Point:
                              Jerry and I started visiting Shell Point in 1998 and just fell in love with the area; not only for the fishing, but also because of the wildlife and natural habitat. The area is also ideal for our other hobby, which is photography.


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                              Photos

                              • Back view across canal, showing dock and porch

                                Back view across canal, showing dock and porch

                              • Community Pool at Shell Point Village

                                Community Pool at Shell Point Village

                              • Den, with queen sleeper sofa, 2 recliners, 42 in. TV, DVD, and Stereo.

                                Den, with queen sleeper sofa, 2 recliners, 42 in. TV, DVD, and Stereo.

                              • Fully equipped kitchen, adjoins screened in porch, seating for 4, canal view

                                Fully equipped kitchen, adjoins screened in porch, seating for 4, canal view

                              • Master bedroom (king, with 13 in. TV, DVD and VCR)

                                Master bedroom (king, with 13 in. TV, DVD and VCR)

                              • Master bath, separate shower, jacuzzi tub

                                Master bath, separate shower, jacuzzi tub

                              • Guest Bedroom, queen-size bed, 13-in. TV

                                Guest Bedroom, queen-size bed, 13-in. TV

                              • Guest bath, shower/tub combo, accessible to queen and twins guest bedrooms

                                Guest bath, shower/tub combo, accessible to queen and twins guest bedrooms

                              • Washer and Dryer

                                Washer and Dryer

                              • Handicap ramp leading from carport to porch, short ramp on porch

                                Handicap ramp leading from carport to porch, short ramp on porch

                              • Shell Point Beach large pavillion

                                Shell Point Beach large pavillion

                              • Back view, boat dock, fish cleaning table, porch

                                Back view, boat dock, fish cleaning table, porch

                              • Den, showing pool table and queen sleeper sofa

                                Den, showing pool table and queen sleeper sofa

                              • Queen Sleeper Sofa, Rollaway Twin & 2 Reclines in Den, 42 in. TV, DVD, Stereo.

                                Queen Sleeper Sofa, Rollaway Twin & 2 Reclines in Den, 42 in. TV, DVD, Stereo.

                              • Master bedroom (king, with 13 in. TV, DVD and VCR)

                                Master bedroom (king, with 13 in. TV, DVD and VCR)

                              • Master bath, garden jacuzzi tub, separate shower

                                Master bath, garden jacuzzi tub, separate shower

                              • Guest Bedroom, queen-size bed, 13-in. TV

                                Guest Bedroom, queen-size bed, 13-in. TV

                              • Guest room, 2 twins, 13 in. TV, DVD, VCR, game cube, extra rollaway in closet

                                Guest room, 2 twins, 13 in. TV, DVD, VCR, game cube, extra rollaway in closet

                              • Screened porch, canal view, table seating for 4

                                Screened porch, canal view, table seating for 4

                              • Fully equipped kitchen, showing bar, with seating for 5

                                Fully equipped kitchen, showing bar, with seating for 5

                              • Front of house taken from street

                                Front of house taken from street

                              • Shell Point Beach at low tide

                                Shell Point Beach at low tide

                              • Sunrise from the dock

                                Sunrise from the dock

                              $125 - $167 per night (USD)
                              6

                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 9

                              View calendar: Updated 07/12/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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