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This spacious custom home offers all of the amenities needed for a dream vacation by the sea! A beautifully luxurious home, A Dream To Sea boasts 5 bedrooms, all with their own en-suite bathroom, beachfront view and access to a Gulf front deck—a great option for a large family vacation or business retreat!
The living area is located on the 1st level of our upscale beach home. The open living/dining/kitchen concept is great for entertaining large groups and allows families to stay connected to create memories that will last a lifetime. The living room offers comfortable seating after a long day at the beach, where you can relax as you recount the day’s activities or indulge in a movie on the large flat panel TV. A gas fireplace provides heartwarming ambiance during the colder months and large sliding glass doors invite you back to the beach with their incredible views of shimmering Gulf waters.
The modern kitchen is a chef’s dream with a 5 burner stove, oven, microwave, full size refrigerator, 2 sinks and 2 dishwashers! A separate ice maker, quality cookware and plenty of kitchen and eating utensils add to the amazing convenience of this top notch kitchen. Granite countertops and a tiled backsplash add to the feel of luxury beach living.
The large dining table seats up to 10 for an inclusive dining experience with a Gulf view. Additional seating for 5 is available at the breakfast bar or you may prefer to enjoy your meals on the covered deck.
A warm and inviting King bedroom is also located on the 1st Level, with access to the beachfront covered deck and a private bathroom with tiled shower.
The 2nd level offers 3 bedrooms: the Bunk bedroom has 2 double bunk beds, sleeping up to 4 persons each (for a total of 8) and would work well for adults or children. A sliding glass door opens to the sundeck with more breathtaking Gulf views and the private bath has both a full size bathtub and stand up shower. The spacious King bedroom has 2 sliding glass doors which open to the Gulf front sundeck and a private bath with tiled shower completes the suite. The Queen bedroom also has Gulf front sundeck access and a private bath with full size bathtub and tiled shower. The laundry room is also located on this level with HE washer, dryer, sink and beach towels available for your use.
The King Master Suite is located on the 3rd level of our home, where panoramic beach and Gulf views are abound! The large, four-poster bed denotes a feeling of royalty as you delight your senses in the calming hues and décor of this comfortably designed bedroom. A mini-fridge and convenient single-cup coffee maker allow you to begin your day of leisure without disturbing the household below. Additional features include a walk-in closet and large private bath with garden tub, 2 sinks and tiled shower with 2 shower heads. A 50’ wall mounted flat panel TV, oversized reading chair and work desk with complimentary computer and printer use are just a few of the personal touches that may have you spending most of your time indoors! The private, covered balcony will beckon you back to the beach as you watch the waves wash upon the shore from your personal piece of paradise.
Glass railings on 3 Gulf front decks provide an unobstructed view and comfortable deck seating will entice you to spend quality time in the calming Gulf breezes with family and friends and is a great way to greet the morning sunrise. A unique feature on the island, the large, landscaped lawn provides additional space to play as well as 2 park-style charcoal grills. An enclosed hot & cold outdoor shower and fish cleaning sink for those avid fishermen are available in the carport area and the private beach boardwalk just steps away will lead you to the white sandy beaches of St. George Island.
The private swimming pool is a desirable place to relax in the sunshine with spacious decking and comfortable furniture and can be heated for an additional fee (some restrictions apply). Pool floats, toys and beach gear are also available for your use.
Additional amenities include an elevator which reaches the 2nd level as well as plenty of DVDs, games, puzzles and cards for the young at heart.
So if you are looking for the dream vacation you won't be disappointed with 'A Dream To Sea' located on beautiful St. George Island, Florida!
Please note: THIS IS A NON-SMOKING, PET FREE ENVIRONMENT.
Every bedroom has a private bathroom and Gulf front deck access!
King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2) 2 sets of full-sized bunk beds capable of sleeping 2 adults/children in each bed - for a total of 8...moreless
Fully equipped kitchen, providing all of your basic needs. An open kitchen concept makes cooking the local seafood fare a delight! 2 sinks and 2 dishwashers make cleanup for a large group a breeze!...moreless
The 3rd floor master offers a private, covered balcony with seating. The best view in the house!...moreless
Deck / Patio:
3 floors of decks with glass panel railings provide gorgeous, unobstructed beach and Gulf views! A true highlight of our beautiful home! Each deck is tiled and furnished. ...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
One of the few homes with a large, sodded lawn. A great alternative for the kiddos to run and play!...moreless
Spring 2015 Apr 11 - May 22, 2015 5 night min stay
Summer 2015 May 23 - Aug 7, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Fall 2015 Aug 8 - Oct 30, 2015 5 night min stay
Winter 2015 Oct 31 - Nov 20, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2015 Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015 7 night min stay
Winter 2015 Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas & New Years 2015 Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Winter 2016 Jan 9 - Feb 26, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Rates subject to change until confirmed with payment.
Pool heat available for $250 + 9% tax per week.
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A Dream To Sea is located on the East End of St. George Island, where public beach access is minimal-which means plenty of uncrowded beach for you and your family!
The Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park is located just 2 miles East, where you can experience the pristine, natural setting that St. George Island is known for. Camping, two small boat ramps, surf fishing and bird watching are just a few of the opportunities available.
A short 15 minute drive West and over the bridges will take you into historic Apalachicola where you can spend the afternoon experiencing the downtown district along the waterfront with mouth watering local seafood restaurants and beautiful local gift and specialty stores. Beautiful historic homes, museums and art galleries make this small fishing town a must see!
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Currently we reside in Roswell, Georgia. We love watching college football, cooking and spending time at home, either in Roswell or at St. George Island.
NOTE* The map is incorrectly marked. Our home is to the lower left of the marked area.
Why the Owner Chose St. George Island: Avid Florida State University football fans, we chose this location due to its proximity to Tallahassee, which is only 75 miles away. We love the idea that there are bike paths on the island and are designated for bikers and walkers. Small family style restaurants make it fun to dine out in a casual setting and the oysters are the best in the US! We fell in love with the quaintness of this island and the beautiful waters on the Gulf of Mexico.
The Unique Benefits at this House: While staying at A Dream To Sea, we love to visit Appalchicola for their famous oysters on the half shell. We also enjoy the offseason having quiet walks on the beach. Unlike Panama City, Florida and Destin, Florida, St. George Island offers a family type atmosphere and is never crowded even during the summer months. This is not a 'Spring Break' destination if you are looking for a party yet it offers enough activities that most families will enjoy spending a break away from home here.