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Beachfront! Screened Porch, Screened Breezeway, Large Beachfront Deck!

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Large beachfront private deck, boardwalk, and shower!

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Alligator Point house description

INCLUDES FREE CLEANING, CLEAN LINENS & BATH TOWELS!

Located in a forgotten corner of Florida’s “Forgotten Coast” you will discover a serene beachfront retreat, “Soul Happy”.

Some of the most picturesque and scenic beaches along North Florida’s Gulf Coast are found on Alligator Point. Alligator Point, of Franklin County, makes up a narrow four mile long peninsula sandwiched between tranquil Alligator Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico.

Stunning and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico are enjoyed from within the home and the large 12’x30’ screen porch. In addition, an open-air spacious beachside deck gives you a commanding ocean view because it is located on a ridge, which gently slopes up from the water’s edge. Enjoy the expansive night skies reflection off the ocean and the millions of stars! The stars are uninhibited by the light pollution experienced these days at many of Florida's beaches.

A large, fenced yard is ready for your four-legged friends to enjoy a coastal holiday with the family too. A charcoal BBQ grill is available for your use; simply roll it out the screened door onto the grilling platform and enjoy preparing some tasty grilled seafood, steaks, or burgers.

Soul Happy is a user-friendly ground level home with no steps to climb! We comfortably sleep 13 guests with 2 kings, 3 queens, and a double/single bunk. The kitchen, dining, and living areas are open to each other and are appointed with furnishings that insist you sit down and relax! Enjoy watching the sunrise from the Florida room, or step out onto the spacious screened porch to enjoy your morning coffee in the swing or rocking chairs overlooking the Gulf.

Family and friends will enjoy the large 36 inch flat screened HDTV with cable and DVD/VCR as you watch your favorite sports team, TV show, or movie. Whet your appetite with afternoon refreshments at the charming bar in the living room as you drink in the waves coming ashore. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare a feast for the family or a late night snack warmed in the microwave. From the large kitchen window you can catch a glimpse of Alligator Harbor just a over a block down the street.

A huge master bedroom features two king beds and one queen bed with an en-suite bathroom and shower. The other bedroom offers a queen bed and a triple bunk (double bed on the bottom, twin on the top). The second bathroom is located in the hallway and has a tub/shower. Each bedroom has a cable TV provided for your enjoyment. An additional sleeping area features a queen bed and it is located in a corner nook of the Florida room. An initial set of linens is provided for your convenience, free of charge, which includes one set of sheets per bed, and one towel, washcloth and hand towel per guest.
So….. once you arrive and settle in to your coastal retreat, now what do you do? Well…..

Have you ever watched a mother turtle lay her eggs in the moonlight, or watch baby sea turtles hatch and scurry to the water’s edge? Soul Happy is located near Alligator Harbor which is one of the world’s largest feeding grounds for the Kemp’s Ridley, the rarest and most endangered of all marine sea turtles. The unspoiled waters and beaches, including those directly in front of your beachfront retreat, Soul Happy, are valuable feeding, breeding and nesting grounds for these and other sea turtles.

If you fancy winged things, then enjoy Mother Nature’s spectacular show from the privacy of your cozy “Old Florida” beach house as you witness the annual Fall migration of raptors and monarch butterflies. Many varieties of butterfies, and birds including the American bald eagle, are commonly seen stopping amongst the vegetation of Soul Happy’s large and inviting ½ acre of yard and native vegetation. Only 5 minutes away is the 4065 acre Bald Point State Park, which has a diverse coastal eco-system popular as a birding and wildlife viewing destination.

Only 15 minutes away from Soul Happy is the 68,000 acre St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1931 to provide wintering habitat for migratory birds with acreage across three Florida counties. The St. Marks lighthouse, built in 1832, is still in use today. In fact, a trail of 5 historical lighthouses may be visited along a 2 hour tour of the forgotten coast.

If salt water runs in your veins, then you will be happy to know that this particular corner of the Forgotten Coast is teaming with sea life. Our waters offer a wonderful playground for boating and fishing enthusiasts. Numerous public and private landings provide easy access to the oceans, bays, rivers and harbors of this area.

If golfing is your passion, a short 10 minute drive up the road will land you at the world class golf course of St. James Bay. Another nearby golf course is Wildwood Golf Club, located in Wakulla County.

A wide array of restaurants are located nearby at Ochlockonee Bay, St. Teresa Beach, Carrabelle, St. James Bay, and even a few hundred yards away at the Alligator Point Marina.

From Soul Happy, you’re close to everything! So do nothing, or do everything…. it’s totally up to you.

Soul Happy offers timeless charm! Step back to a simpler era at the beach where you can still enjoy all the comforts of today. This beach retreat truly offers a coastal experience the way a Florida beach vacation was meant to be!

The Watsons would love to host your family at Soul Happy on beautiful Alligator Point. Soul Happy offers you an incredible beachfront value for your money! We’d love for you to be our guest and make Soul Happy your own special vacation beach home. Create lifelong memories. You’ll be so happy you discovered our quaint beach house that it will make your soul happy.

Please call or email the Watson's assistant, Glenn Smith, anytime, 7 days a week with any questions, comments, or for reservations. Glenn would love to hear from you to talk about Soul Happy

(During hurricane season storms can sometimes develop within 24 hours. We strongly suggest that you purchase travel insurance)

Keywords: Beachfront, Northwest Florida, White Sand Beaches, Old Florida Charm, Uncrowded & Serene Beaches, Quiet, Dog & Family Friendly!

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Fenced in yard! Let him/her run! Bring your furry family member. Our beaches are pet friendly too!...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Large, landscaped, fenced-in yard, just like at home! Ground-level home, no dangerous stairs....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Lots of counter space! Opens up to the living areas so you don't miss the action! A view of the Gulf of Mexico along with a view through the kitchen windows of the harbor! Wood floors throughout the home!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Blender for those tropical drinks, dish towel and dishcloth...moreless

              • Toaster:

                Toaster and toaster oven...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Enjoy free wireless internet! Sit in the comfortable screen porches while you surf the net on your laptop!...moreless

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Two large screen porches overlooking the ocean. One of the screen porches offers a south-north breezeway! Sun Room with lots of windows offers a Gulf view dining and sitting area....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large, furnished beachfront deck and adjoining boardwalk to the beach. Take in the millions of stars and the beach at night while enjoying family time on the decking !...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  HIGH Season
                  May 17 - Aug 8, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,550
                  OFF Season
                  Aug 9 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay

                  $985
                  HOLIDAY Season
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $1,050
                  OFF Season
                  Jan 4 - May 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $985
                  HIGH Season
                  May 23 - Aug 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,550
                  OFF Season
                  Aug 8 - Dec 19, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $985

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  3 NIGHT STAYS (except summer), $475.00 plus $145 per extra night. 3 NIGHT STAYS during the Christmas/New Years holidays, (Dec 20, 2014-Jan 3, 2015), $525.00 plus $150 per extra night.


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                  Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                  • Large beachfront private deck, boardwalk, and shower!

                    Large beachfront private deck, boardwalk, and shower!

                  • Large screened-in porches catch the Gulf breezes. Great for gatherings!

                    Large screened-in porches catch the Gulf breezes. Great for gatherings!

                  • Well equipped kitchen with lots of counter space opens up to the living room!

                    Well equipped kitchen with lots of counter space opens up to the living room!

                  • 2nd bedroom offers a twin/single bunk and a queen bed

                    2nd bedroom offers a twin/single bunk and a queen bed

                  • Private boardwalk to a serene and beautiful beach

                    Private boardwalk to a serene and beautiful beach

                  • Queen bed tucked away in a corner of the large master bedroom

                    Queen bed tucked away in a corner of the large master bedroom

                  • Large private fenced in yard that is beachfront!

                    Large private fenced in yard that is beachfront!

                  • The beach in front of Soul Happy

                    The beach in front of Soul Happy

                  • Front gate which shows the screened in breezeway, offering gulf views & seating

                    Front gate which shows the screened in breezeway, offering gulf views & seating

                  • Enjoying the beach the way it used to be

                    Enjoying the beach the way it used to be

                  • Air conditioned sun room that opens up to the screened porch

                    Air conditioned sun room that opens up to the screened porch

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Convenient ground floor, beachfront home. Great views from most every room!

                    Convenient ground floor, beachfront home. Great views from most every room!

                  • Spacious, comfortable, living room w/ open floor plan. Lots of oceanview windows

                    Spacious, comfortable, living room w/ open floor plan. Lots of oceanview windows

                  • XL master suite facing the Gulf has 2 kings and a sleeping nook w/ a queen

                    XL master suite facing the Gulf has 2 kings and a sleeping nook w/ a queen

                  • Quaint sleeping porch w/ a queen bed & numerous windows facing the ocean!

                    Quaint sleeping porch w/ a queen bed & numerous windows facing the ocean!

                  • Lots of counter space for gourmet cooking while you enjoy the front yard.

                    Lots of counter space for gourmet cooking while you enjoy the front yard.

                  • Life is slower here at Soul Happy!

                    Life is slower here at Soul Happy!

                  • The view of Soul Happy from the beach

                    The view of Soul Happy from the beach

                  • Screen porch overlooking your private fenced in yard and beach

                    Screen porch overlooking your private fenced in yard and beach

                  • Your own private beachfront deck on the highest elevation of Alligator Point!

                    Your own private beachfront deck on the highest elevation of Alligator Point!

                  • Screened in porch

                    Screened in porch

                  • Hall bathroom

                    Hall bathroom

                  • Master shower

                    Master shower

                  VRBO #381637

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                  $141 - $221 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 13

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