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4,099 Sq. Ft House Set on 5 Acres, a True Getaway! - Bayside

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Last updated: 10/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

When you pull off the main road into the long winding driveway to the house you are transported back to 'Old Florida'. Time slows down. The 5 acres the house sits on becomes your own personal sanctuary. The house is water front with 265 front feet on St. Joseph Bay with no adverse encroachments.

THE HOUSE:
3 stories, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, wooden floors in common areas and bathrooms. Carpeted in bedrooms.

Floors/Stories:
There are three stories all adjoined by stairs. Bottom floor and second (main) floor have a small elevator connecting them.
-Bottom floor has: Laundry room (washer and dryer), supply room, extra refrigerator, and a bathroom.
-Main floor (second) has: Two bedrooms, a common bathroom, open floor plan that combines living areas and kitchen (tv, couches, 2 fireplaces, dining table, island bar) Kitchen has refrigerator, microwave, ice maker, stove and oven. Common areas and kitchen have been newly remodeled with granite counter tops and new cabinets. The entire back side of this floor consists of sliding glass doors that overlook picturesque St. Joseph Bay and Port St. Joe. Open and spacious! The outside is surrounded by a screened-in outside porch that opens to a beautiful sun deck overlooking St. Joseph Bay and the 500ft dock leading out to the bay.
-Upstairs: Stairs from the main floor lead you to a totally open floor plan that has couches and a ping pong table. This area is multi-functional and can be used for numerous activities. There are three bedrooms upstairs, which are described in more detail below.

Bedrooms:
2 master bedrooms are on the second (main) floor. Both have their own full bathrooms and comfortable California king beds. 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 room has a king bed with full bathroom. The other two bedrooms upstairs have twin beds and share a common upstairs bathroom.

Outside the house:
There is a private fenced pool surrounded by palm trees. Large open covered deck area with hammock, outside shower, screened and plumbed scallop/fish cleaning area....all attaches to a 500 foot breathtaking dock out into St. Joe Bay.

Outside activities:
snorkeling, swimming, running, hiking, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, sunbathing, beach walking, seashell collecting, eco-tourism, horseback riding on beach, hunting, yard for games, grilling your favorite foods and RELAXING.


House Breakdown:
First Floor 201.3 Sq ft
Second Floor 2257.15 Sq ft
Third Floor 1640.25 Sq ft
Total Living Area (Rounded): 4099 Sq ft
Non-living Area
Pool 660.45 Sq ft
Underneath Parking 1363.82 Sq ft
Wood Deck 2153.44 Sq ft
Wood Deck 231.4 Sq ft
Storage 143 Sq ft
Storage 309.87 Sq ft
Utility 163.2 Sq ft
Wood Deck 100 Sq ft
Wood Deck 120 Sq ft
Wood Deck 100 Sq ft
Wood Deck 1071 Sq ft
Wood Deck 284.4 Sq ft
Wood Deck 440.8 Sq ft
Wood Deck 635.25 Sq ft
Open Porch 50.47 Sq ft
Concrete Patio 1739.5 Sq ft

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 4099 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 and older a must...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility:

            Can not access top floor...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Depending on size type, extra fee will be required ...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Outside only!!!...moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            California King bed, private bathroom and closet. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            California King bed, private bathroom and closet...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            private bathroom and closet...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 double

            shared bathroom, private closets...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            shared bathroom, private closet...moreless

          • ceiling fans in all bedrooms, all are spacious!

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • I can set up all rental activities if you need me to before you arrive. Grocery shopping can be done, for a service fee. Charter fishing available. Perfect for large families or families that want to vacation together,. Small families will have tons of room!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Game Room:

                Top Floor Has Ping Pong Table and other games...moreless

              • Games
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Marina
              • Pond
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                We are located bay side (Port St. Joe Bay) of the cape, but are a short walking distance to beach and the Gulf of Mexico. These beaches are a true gem for all to experience....moreless

              • Downtown:

                Historic Apalachicola, home of the world famous Apalachicola Oysters is a 30 min.drive, and Port St. Joe a 20 min. drive. Both house shopping, the best seafood in FL,, and fun and relaxation for all. ...moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                We are located bay side (Port St. Joe Bay) of the cape, but are a short walking distance to beach and the Gulf of Mexico. Port St. Joe Bay and the Gulf of Mexico are two of FL's finest....moreless

              • Resort:

                2 miles from the St. Joe State Park and their campgrounds and villas....moreless

              • River:

                The Appalachia River system ends into the Apalachicola River which feeds into the Apalachicola Bay. Home of the world famous Apalachicola Oysters! ...moreless

              • Town:

                Historic Apalachicola is a 30 min.drive, and Port St. Joe a 20 min. drive. Both house shopping, the best seafood in FL, and hometown fun and relaxation. No need to hurry in these parts. ...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                The house sets on the Port St. Joe Bay. One of Florida's most abundant estuaries. The house dock, attached to the ground floor deck, runs 500 feet out into the bay. Literally walking on water!...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Open family style dinning. Ceiling fans and beautiful view of the water....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 16 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Elevator
              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                WI-FI...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                covered and non-covered...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

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

                ceiling fan throughout main room and kitchen...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                downstairs and upstairs...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Bicycles:

                available at $5/day/bike, extra deposit required, up to 4 bikes...moreless

              • Boat:

                can rent and use the house dock....I can set up rental for you...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                20 min. away...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                can rent and use the house dock....I can set up rental for you...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear:

                available for $5/day/set ...moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter
                      Sep 30 - Feb 28, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $300 $300
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,500 $3,000
                      Sping -Early Summer
                      Mar 1 - May 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,500 $10,000

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Summer
                      May 3 - Jun 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $4,500 $16,000
                      Scallop Season - Prime
                      Jun 28 - Sep 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $5,000 $20,000

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

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

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $500
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 16.5%

                      Notes:

                      Holiday weeks and weekends will very in price based on demand.

                      Rental agreement outlines policies and final prices. High demand weeks, holiday weeks prices are subject to change........please inquire for more info.


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                      Last updated: 10/30/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Indian Pass Raw Bar & Triple Tails
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Port St. Joe Country Club
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      30A East
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Indain Pass Raw Bar & Triple Tails
                      Private Homes
                      Nearest Beach
                      Cape San Blas Beaches

                      Car: Recommended

                      A scenic, 10-minute drive east of Port St. Joe will take you to our most hidden beaches of Cape San Blas and Indian Pass. Each offers a character of its own with miles of shell-strewn, pet-friendly shorelines and a vast array of eco-excursions.

                      Begin your adventure into the (truly) wild blue yonder by heading east out of Port St. Joe, to scenic C-30A. Follow this two-lane road through the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve and take a right onto C-30E. Until you've actually laid eyes on the coastline of Cape San Blas, you're bound to underestimate this sandy stretch of splendor. Like a giant arm, the 17 mile long barrier peninsula, curves around St. Joseph Bay offering playful surf and white sand beaches on the Gulf side, with just a short walk across to spectacular fishing on the bay side. Once you arrive, you'll understand why it was America's #1-Ranked Beach, for its natural beauty, in 2002. The Cape is known for its clear, sometimes blue, sometimes green water and low, gentle surf-but there's a lot more to do than swim. Drag a chair to the beach with a book, throw a line to the surf, or comb the shore for treasures... but be sure to keep an eye out for dolphins schooling by. Scattered with shells including as giant cockles, angel wings, olive shells and lightening whelks, this pooch-friendly paradise is super soft and sparkling white.

                      Tired of relaxing? It does happen. Peddle Loggerhead Run bike trail for a different view (or better yet- for ice cream when you hit the end of the trail at Cone Heads!), browse through kitschy beach stores, or grab a few pounds of bay shrimp to steam while you watch the sun go down.

                      Looking for something more adventurous? Local outfitters will get you rigged...horseback riding is available, (and yes, you get to ride on the beach). Prefer something smoother? Canoe, kayak and sailboat rentals are nearby as well as diving, snorkeling and eco-excursions. Explore the bay. It's a giant aquarium! Wade fish grassy flats, or rent a kayak with your kids and glide above two feet of water for miles. Clear, shallow water offers hours of safe play and discovery for little ones as well as adults. Sand dollars, starfish, scallops and schools of colorful fish are fun to find-ten times more fun with a scoop net and mask! Our bay is a safe haven to fragile marine life that depend on sea grass for food and shelter, until they are old enough to swim out to the real world. (So, please don't let your boat propeller drag across the grass, it takes three years to grow back!)

                      St. Joe Bay is one of the few remaining areas in Florida where there is a significant bay scallop population. St. Joseph State Park is a great way for visitors to get to the bay and scoop them up. Wade out from shore or launch your boat from Eagle Harbor-you'll see why scalloping is one of our most popular summer activities.

                      St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

                      The link below describes our 2516-acre facility as miles of sugar white sand, superb views from high dunes and over 240 species of birds, with a boat ramp at Eagle Harbor. Or, you can just read what visitors had to say...

                      'My favorite state park in Florida' This is the best State Park in the Florida system, period. Miles of walking and biking. I don't know about the campsites but the cabins are excellent, all with their own little beaches, good swimming and even windsurfing....I am writing this from a cabin here and my Verizon 3g is good but bring a USB stick antenna if you need to be online...

                      'The Forgotten Coast' This was the most awesome state park I've ever seen! The white sandy beach on one side and the bay on the other. We could sun and swim on the secluded beach or go boating and snorkeling in the bay. Scallop season was plentiful and delish! For nature lovers like me, you will be amazed by all the state park...

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1984

                      About the owner: I will be 37 in May. I am oldest of two children and the only son. My father bought this house 22 years ago. We recently remodeled parts of it. This house is part of my childhood, and I love it dearly. I have decided to start renting it out now since the family does not use it as much. My sister has moved to Seattle, and my parents are.... lets say more mature. Our family is truly blessed and it shows in all the memories made at the CAPE!

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                      I know you will enjoy the house as we have for 22 years, it truly is a gem.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Sits on 5 acres of land with lush landscape! Your private getaway! Own private pool, 500 foot dock and all the FL sun you want. You get to enjoy the best of both worlds. The bay and the gulf!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • View from the yard behind the house.

                        View from the yard behind the house.

                      • view from beginning of dock at sunset

                        view from beginning of dock at sunset

                      • a view of sunset from sundeck

                        a view of sunset from sundeck

                      • living area from middle of room

                        living area from middle of room

                      • kitchen area from middle of room

                        kitchen area from middle of room

                      • wet bar with ice maker!

                        wet bar with ice maker!

                      • master bed room 2

                        master bed room 2

                      • common bathroom for main floor

                        common bathroom for main floor

                      • upstairs common area -- ping pong anyone! Can be stored in closet for more room.

                        upstairs common area -- ping pong anyone! Can be stored in closet for more room.

                      • upstairs bedroom with private bathroom

                        upstairs bedroom with private bathroom

                      • bedroom upstairs

                        bedroom upstairs

                      • downstairs bathroom

                        downstairs bathroom

                      • view from the dock of the back of the house

                        view from the dock of the back of the house

                      • view from sun deck of your own private 500 ft dock...snorkel right off of it!

                        view from sun deck of your own private 500 ft dock...snorkel right off of it!

                      • Relax in your own private pool attached to the house...ahhhh can feel it now!

                        Relax in your own private pool attached to the house...ahhhh can feel it now!

                      • cabinets in living area

                        cabinets in living area

                      • dinning room table

                        dinning room table

                      • master bedroom 1

                        master bedroom 1

                      • master bathroom 2 --does not show toilet and shower behind this

                        master bathroom 2 --does not show toilet and shower behind this

                      • master bathroom 1

                        master bathroom 1

                      • one of the upstairs bedrooms

                        one of the upstairs bedrooms

                      • private bathroom upstairs

                        private bathroom upstairs

                      • upstairs common bathroom

                        upstairs common bathroom

                      • scallop cleaning house!

                        scallop cleaning house!

                      $300 - $714 per night (USD)
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                      5 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

                      View calendar: Updated 10/30/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2013
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 90%
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/30/2014
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