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High Cotton - Beach Front - Elevator - Spectacular Views

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Wrap around porches facing the Gulf of Mexico. Widow's walk and boardwalk.

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Gulf Beaches house description

Relax and enjoy yourself in this 3000+ square foot home. With 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, High Cotton is designed with the living space and one king master on the top floor. This provides a lot of privacy for you and your guests. All master suites have french doors opening onto the wrap-around decks, the perfect spot to relax and watch the dolphins playing in the Gulf. The widow's walk allows 360 degree views over the Gulf, up and down the amazing beaches of St. George Island and it is the perfect spot for sun bathing. At night you can watch the stars without the distraction of city lights and often see the deck lights from local shrimp boats on the horizon.

High Cotton is outfitted with 7 TV's and DVD players, high speed wireless access and a stereo for your entertainment. For adventurous guests, there are over 6 miles of bike paths. The 2023-acre Julian G. Bruce State Park is located on the East End of the island. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Apalachicola Bay on the other side it presents the perfect opportunity for futher exploration. Rentals of bicycles, motor scooters, golf carts, hobie cats, jet skis, beach chairs and umbrellas are available on the island. There are a number of restaurants and specialty shops on the island, along with a couple of grocery and convenience stores. All are within a few short blocks of High Cotton.

Take in the spectacular views and sunsets. Have a stroll on the pristine beaches of St. George Island. Romp in the waves or swim with the dolphins. Collect seashells and watch as the seagulls swoop down to catch a tasty morsel for dinner. Come join the fun at St. George Island and make some memories of your own.



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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                The minimum age for renters is 25. ...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Sorry, no pets allowed....moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Bedroom 5

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              • King size beds (3) King beds with upgraded pillowtop mattresses are provided in the King Master suites on the second and third level and in the King bedroom on the second level., Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed with upgraded pillowtop mattresses is located in the Queen master suite., Twin or Single Beds (2) One bedroom features an adorable child's decor with two twin beds....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • This professionally decorated home provides magnificient unobstructed views of the Gulf from the comfortable Adirondack chairs on the spacious front porch, Local island management company is available to guests for housekeeping, maintenance or problem issues, Home has spacious open floor plan, wet bar, wood, tile and carpeted floors, 7 TV's and 7 DVD players, 2 king master suites with upgraded pillow top mattresses, 1 king bedroom with upgraded pillowtop mattress, 1 queen master suite with upgraded pillow top mattress, and kid's bunk room with 2 twin beds, granite countertops, modern appliances, ceiling fans, enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water, outdoor fish and shell cleaning area with sink and a private wooden boardwalk leading directly to the beach....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (7) All televisions have cable tv...moreless

                  • Stereo

                  Attractions

                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        We are located right on the beach. A private wooden boardwalk leads directly to the pristine sandy beaches of St. George Island....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Central air conditioning has separate thermostats on each level....moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Full size dryer is located on the second level...moreless

                          • Covered Parking:

                            Room for several vehicles beneath the house with additional uncovered parking in the drive....moreless

                          • Elevator
                          • Free Long Distance:

                            Free long distance is available to our guests....moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone:

                            There are several telephones located throughout the house....moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            Full size washer is conveniently available on the second level which houses four of the bedrooms....moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Free high speed wireless internet access is provided for our guests....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Plenty of dishs, cookware and utensils are provided...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen:

                            Kitchen features granite countertops and a large island with a bar which is great for breakfast and quick meals....moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator:

                            Stainless steel refrigerator with ice maker is provided....moreless

                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            High Cotton features two furnished, wrap-around decks. The three master suites have direct access to the decks which allow for views on all sides of the house. They are the perfect spot to enjoy the ocean breezes and make a great spot for napping, too....moreless

                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Jetted Tub:

                                A jetted tub is featured in the top floor King Master suite along with a separate shower and double sinks....moreless

                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Christmas '14 & New Year '15
                              Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $630
                              $3,346
                              Spring
                              Mar 1 - Mar 14, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $645
                              $3,428
                              Spring Break
                              Mar 15 - Apr 11, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $4,851
                              Spring Season
                              Apr 12 - May 23, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $645
                              $3,428
                              Summer Season
                              May 24 - Aug 8, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $4,851
                              Autumn Season
                              Aug 9 - Nov 28, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $645
                              $3,428
                              November 2015
                              Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
                              30 night min stay

                              $6,747
                              flat fee
                              Winter Season
                              Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $516
                              $2,720
                              December 2015
                              Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                              31 night min stay

                              $5,325
                              flat fee
                              January 2016
                              Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2016
                              31 night min stay

                              $5,325
                              flat fee
                              February 2016
                              Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
                              29 night min stay

                              $5,325
                              flat fee

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Taxes Included

                              Notes:

                              Please ask about our 5-night Special (Sunday - Thursday night only). Rates subject to change without notice.

                              25% of total rental is due within 10 days of booking to confirm your reservation. 25% is due 90 days prior to your arrival. The balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival. Please verify all rates with owner. To ensure best pricing, please request quotes for 4 or 5 night stays and stays in excess of 7 nights. Nightly rate is reduced after 3 nights.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 11/26/2014
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                              Location

                              There is much to explore and enjoy on our 28 mile long and one mile wide barrier island. Uncrowded natural beaches free from highrises, traffic and crowds offer many simple pleasures - excellent fishing, kayaking, outstanding bird watching, and awesome stargazing. The island waters are nationally recognized as a fisherman's paradise. Fresh oysters and shrimp are harvested locally and sold by numerous fresh seafood dealers. You may also enjoy these seafood delicacies at the excellent restaurants on St. George Island and nearby Apalachicola and East Point. Apalachicola has much to offer with its boutiques, art galleries, antique shops, Dixie Theatre presentations, historic museums, live marine exhibit and many excellent restaurants. Bring your own bicycles or rent them from one of the shops and enjoy the island's 6.3 mile bike path. Pack your binoculars for native and migratory bird watching. Gaze at the stars in our magnificient sky, unobstructed by the glare of city lights.

                               

                              Manager info

                              About: High Cotton is owned by Drew and Kaye Smith of Valdosta, GA.

                              Why Gulf Beaches:
                              My wife, Kaye, vacationed here as a child and introduced St. George Island to me when we were dating, quite some time ago. We enjoyed it so much we bought a house here, fixed it up and bought another. Eventually we had High Cotton custom built just the way we wanted it. We enjoy the family friendly atmosphere of St. George Island and vacation here as often as possible with our children and now, our grandchildren,too.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Soaring above most homes around it, High Cotton was named for this feature. The views from the wrap around decks and the widow's walk are spectacular!


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Wrap around porches facing the Gulf of Mexico.  Widow's walk and boardwalk.

                                Wrap around porches facing the Gulf of Mexico. Widow's walk and boardwalk.

                              • The living area on the top floor with many windows and a door leading to  porch

                                The living area on the top floor with many windows and a door leading to porch

                              • Dining area situated between the kitchen island/bar and the living area.

                                Dining area situated between the kitchen island/bar and the living area.

                              • King suite on top floor off living area.  Also has door leading to porch

                                King suite on top floor off living area. Also has door leading to porch

                              • King suite on lower level with private access to porch

                                King suite on lower level with private access to porch

                              • Twin bedroom on lower level.  No access to porch keeping children safely inside.

                                Twin bedroom on lower level. No access to porch keeping children safely inside.

                              • View from the street shows staircases to the porches and the widow's walk.

                                View from the street shows staircases to the porches and the widow's walk.

                              • Another view of living area with door leading to wrap around porch

                                Another view of living area with door leading to wrap around porch

                              • View of the kitchen from the dining area.  Large, deep sink and granite counters

                                View of the kitchen from the dining area. Large, deep sink and granite counters

                              • Queen suite on lower level has door to access covered porch & lots of windows

                                Queen suite on lower level has door to access covered porch & lots of windows

                              • King bedroom on lower level.

                                King bedroom on lower level.

                              • Spectacular views from the covered porch.  Fantastic for relaxing!

                                Spectacular views from the covered porch. Fantastic for relaxing!

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                              This listing was first published here in 2011.

                              Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

                              $516 - $693 per night (USD)
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                              5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 11/26/14
                              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                              Member since: 2011
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Response rate: 85%
                              • Calendar last updated: 11/26/2014
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