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August Weeks Still Open for Scallop Season! Linens Included! Close to State Park

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Last updated: 03/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes cottage description

Whether you love sunning and swimming at the beach or fishing and boating on the bay you'll find the best of both worlds in Cape San Blas. The beach has been voted number one beach in America numerous times and St. Joseph's Bay is know to be one of the top fishing destinations as well. Our house, Sundance Cottage, happens to be right in the middle of both.

Nestled in the sand dunes of Cape San Blas, it is about 250 yards to the deeded accesses of both the beach and the bay. Sunbathers will enjoy the outdoor shower and bathroom after a day on the beach and fishermen will find the fish cleaning station a handy addition after a successful day of fishing. With ample parking underneath the house there is plenty of room to bring your boat or waverunners which can be launched at St. Joseph's State Park, just 2/10 of a mile from the house.

With three bedrooms and three baths (one is outside but the shower and toilet are enclosed), the house will comfortably sleep six people. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, cable TV, private bath, and French doors which lead onto the back deck that overlooks the dunes. There are no other homes behind ours so it is very private on the back deck. The other two bedrooms each have queen-size beds and share the full bath conveniently located in the hall. One of the queen bedrooms has cable TV as well.

Everyone will enjoy watching the 36' TV in the large, comfortable sofas and chairs. You may choose from our selection of movies or bring your favorite VHS tapes, DVD's and CD's to enjoy the entertainment center complete with cable TV, VCR, DVD, and CD player. Bring you laptop and get online with our broadband, wireless, high speed internet connection.

Since Cape San Blas is not known for restaurants and night life we keep the kitchen well stocked with plenty of cookware and utensils and the pantry stocked with spices and staples so you'll be able to cook your fresh catch of the day on the large stainless steel grill on the deck. There is also plenty of deck furniture for outdoor dining as well.

So if you're looking for a place that's somewhat off the beaten path you have found it here. Uncrowded beaches, endless shelling, fantastic fishing, or just boating around the bay are just a few of the things to do. Rent a bike and ride for miles, rent a kayak and ride the waves, or just enjoy the beautiful, serene enviornment with your friends and family. Cape San Blas is not just the 'forgotten coast'...it is also an undiscovered Paradise.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No groups of young adults under 25...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fish or shell cleaning station, Outdoor enclosed shower/toilet

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    36' TV with stereo sound...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Nice dining table for 6 as well as a breakfast bar for 2...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Standard size washer and dryer in small laundry room adjoining the kitchen ...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Our concrete driveway extends all the way up under the house....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited free long distance calls within the Continental U.S....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels and was clothes provided as well as kitchen towels . No beach towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pantry is stocked with spices and staples. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and utensils for enjoying a night in....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Galley style kitchen with electric stove, dishwasher and microwave. Plenty of cookware....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Standard microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee filters, a variety of spices including salt and pepper. A roll of paper towels to get you going....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric 4 burner stove/oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Standard 2 slice toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a gas grill and also a weber charcoal grill....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING
Mar 1 - May 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$135
$850
SUMMER
May 23 - Aug 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$165
$1,100
Fall
Aug 16 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$135
$850
Late Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$115
$750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

There is a 3 night minimum stay requirement to book this property. Prices are subject to change.

Upon request for a reservation a rental contract is sent. The refundable Damage Deposit is due upon booking with the signed contract and is refunded after stay. Full rent is due 30 days prior to arrival and is payable by personal check or credit card. Any reservations made within 30 days or arrival must be paid with a credit card.


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Panama City

St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park is just around the corner from our house. They have a boat ramp and dock for day docking plus large area on the bay for fishing from the land or wading the grass beds. If you love raw oysters you must visit the Indian Pass Raw Bar which is about a 10 minute drive from the house. Another good place for oysters and seafood is Triple Tails which you pass on the way to our house.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My husband and I share ownership of this home with his brother and wife. We all own and run a manufacturing business in Northeast Alabama including scaffold manufacturing as well as attachments for skid steers and excavators. In addition to using the home ourselves we allow our employees to vacation there and sometimes entertain customers there.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
We first visited the area several years ago and absolutely fell in love with it. We've always vacationed in the panhandle...mostly Destin and it reminds us of what Destin used to be like when we were kids. We like the laid back atmosphere, uncrowded beaches, excellent fishing and peace and quiet.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our home is only 2/10 of a mile from the entrance to St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park so if you bring a boat you are very close to the boat launch there. Additionally we have an excellent deeded beach access with only private homes there so the beach is never crowded. Our deeded bay access is great for fishing the grass flats for speckled trout and redfish. There are no homes behind ours...just sand dunes with trails for exploring. We frequently see deer right in our back yard.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Breakfast Bar looking into Kitchen

    Breakfast Bar looking into Kitchen

  • View into Dining area

    View into Dining area

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Gas Grill on Front Deck Complete With Outdoor Table for 6!

    Gas Grill on Front Deck Complete With Outdoor Table for 6!

  • Fish Cleaning Station or Shell Cleaning Station Underneath the House

    Fish Cleaning Station or Shell Cleaning Station Underneath the House

  • View of Dunes from Back Deck off Master Bedroom

    View of Dunes from Back Deck off Master Bedroom

  • Fully equipped Kitchen and Laundry Area

    Fully equipped Kitchen and Laundry Area

  • Living area/Entertainment System

    Living area/Entertainment System

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed

    Master Bedroom with King Bed

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Private Outdoor Shower and Toilet Underneath the House

    Private Outdoor Shower and Toilet Underneath the House

  • Plenty of Room for Parking!

    Plenty of Room for Parking!

  • Huge Beach and NO CROWDS!

    Huge Beach and NO CROWDS!

VRBO #39515

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/28/2015
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AUGUST WEEKS STILL OPEN FOR SCALLOP SEASON! LINENS INCLUDED! CLOSE TO STATE PARK

Cape San Blas #39515

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