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Pelican Haven, Beautiful Private Home One Block from the Beach

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This is why we come to St Joe Beach....A daily reminder that life is precious...

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

My Wife Linda and i discovered the 'Forgotten Coast' some time back, thanks to a friend's reccomendation. Ever since we first came to the St. Joe Beach area, we fell in love with its peace, tranquility and relaxed way of life.
Life can be stressfull, and we think its vital to have somewhere to get away from the craziness of everyday life and relax.
If you have a dog or pets, don't forget that Port St Joe was just voted the most pet friendly vacation destination in the United States for 2015.....Spend some time here and you"ll understand why our friends are always welcome in town or on the beach.
We sincerely hope you enjoy our house and will do anything we can to make sure your stay is as memorable as it is relaxing.
Welcome to Pelican Haven......walk on the beach, collect shells, watch the dolphins and the sunsets.....and RELAX..

Andy & Linda Cave

Keywords: Private House, Large fenced yard. Corner Lot.
One block from Beach

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum of 25 years old to rent please...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great safe backyard for kids to play. The beach is very safe and friendly. There is no undertow at St Joe beach....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is strictly a non smoking house. Smoking is fine outside but obviously we ask that you pick up and think of others....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs are usually welcome by arrangement with non refundable pet fee. After a dog has been in the house, we have to have a special cleaning performed. Dog owners will understand this. We own three dogs and we want yours to be comfortable too. The backyard is totally fenced for your best friends protection and convenience. We ask that you keep the yard clean and dispose of any waste at all times. Port St Joe was just voted as the number one pet friendly vacation destination in the United States for 2015. The Towns and beaches of Gulf County are extremely pet friendly....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • 1, King size bed. Top of the line Serta mattress set. 1, Queen size bed. Top of the line Serta mattress set. The sofa in the den is a queen size sleeper sofa with all linens and pillows in the King size bedroom. A laundry basket is in each bedroom closet. Ceiling fans are in each rooms and there is an alarm clock if needed! An extra set of sheets are provided in case you should need to change your sheets while you are there. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Shampoo-conditioner & soap is under the sink cabinet. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Private, large fenced back yard. Outdoor picnic area, Outdoor shower, Large screened sitting and grilling area. Propane gas grill and all utensils. Fully stocked Kitchen. Quality linens and towels provided. Beach towels provided. Coffee bar in kitchen area with bean grinder and blender. You are welcome to use our bicycles and we have beach chairs, umbrellas, and as always, please just treat then as if they were yours....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Various games provided...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Directv HD Satellite service...moreless

  • Television:

    An LCD wall mounted flat screen TV is in each room...moreless

  • Toys:

    The toy box was a fun idea to add for the children who stay at our house. Please help your kids keep them as neat as possible. Please replace all toys in the chest before you check out. Thank you...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Extensive family oriented DVD collection...moreless

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    The table does open up to add more sitting space. Look underneath to unlock it. Pull ends apart and fold open the tucked in leaf. Push ends together. Get extra chairs from patio. Enjoy your dinner!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    The home has wired broadband Internet. Simply plug the cord into your laptop computer....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All quality bed linens, towels and beach towels are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The sofa is a queen size sleeper....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Comfortable off street parking for 2+ vehicles plus boat trailer...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Comfortable parking for boat trailer 25' x 8'...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited local and long distance service provided AT&T cell service is weak, Verizon is excellent. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided and kept in Laundry area. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything we could think of is provided. If we don't have it, we can't think what it is.........moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size fridge/freezer with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Guests welcome to use owners bicycles. Please treat them kindly....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private screened patio w/ furniture....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • cleaning fee $85
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

Sun, Sand, and Surf is why we come to this beach. But there are a lot more things here for you to fall in love with too.

Port St Joe was recently voted the most pet friendly vacation destination in the United States for 2015.

This area is referred to as the forgotten coast as it is unspoiled like Old Florida - free of heavy commercialization. St.Joe Beach is a great place on the panhandle for family and friends to enjoy the beach and wonderful sunshine

Sheltered by St. Joseph Peninsula, Mexico Beach has no UNDERTOW. So the whole family can swim safely, wade, snorkel, and find seashells along the white sandy beaches. These beaches are among the best in the United States. It just doesn’t get much better than this!

A must visit and only thirty minute drive is the quaint, historic fishing village, of Apalachicola. Sports Ilustrated used the beaches of St George Island for their photo shoot, Octobert of 2011. And St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, in Franklin County, Florida, is an undeveloped barrier island just offshore from the mouth of the Apalachicola River, in the Gulf of Mexico

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: I'm a sales manager in North Alabama, and my wife Linda runs an internet business. We have three dogs and two cats and live north of Birmingham AL. We LOVE the beach and come to St Joe beach and Port St Joe any chance we have to get away. We have made many new friends in the area and have the best neighbors in St Joe beach.

Why the Owner Chose St. Joe Beach:
Its a fairly short drive from most anywhere in the Southeast. The beach is gorgeous, the lifestyle and folks are friendly, relaxed. There are numerous good places to eat, as well as locally caught seafood in abundance. Port St Joe was just voted as the most pet friendly vacation destination in the entire United States for 2015. The towns and beaches are super dog friendly, and its a great bonus to be able to bring your "other" family members along on your vacation.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
After many years staying in hotels, its a different world vacationing in a real home. We have taken great care to furnish this home for our guests, and we have provided many things that we found lacking in other rental homes that we have stayed at over the years. The furniture is nice, clean and comfortable, There are HD, Flatscreen TV's in each room, The mattresses are top quality. We provide quality linens and bath towels. And there is no need to pack a bulky beach towel - we got that covered too! We also decided to provide Directv HD sattelite instead of the local cable service as thats what we have in our home. High speed internet, Unlimited local and long distance calling is provided. We provide large beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas, a good selection of family friendly DVD's and a great selection of kids toys and games. You are even welcome to use our bikes to cruise the neighborhood and the bike paths. The house has a very private fully fenced large backyard, with an outdoor private shower, and a fully screened porch. There is a gas grill with tools and propane is provided for you - if you are in the mood for a cook-out. The kitchen comes furnished with everything to make your stay easy and relaxed. There is even a coffee bean grinder. A crock pot, toaster oven and a blender. The beach is extremely close. (220 steps from your front door) The Dollar General store is a hop skip and a jump away! It is stocked with grocery items, snacks and (almost anything) else you may need. You can hear the ocean from the house. Port St. Joe is only a ten minute drive, and the Mexico Beach pier is also only a ten minute drive. There are many great places to eat, and the local supermarket in Port St Joe sells great locally caught fish and shrimp if you want to come home and grill out. We love our house at the beach, and we think you will too.


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  • This is why we come to St Joe Beach....A daily reminder that life is precious...

    This is why we come to St Joe Beach....A daily reminder that life is precious...

  • Fully stocked kitchen.

    Fully stocked kitchen.

  • Dining area leading into living room.

    Dining area leading into living room.

  • HD Directv in Living Room and in both bedrooms.

    HD Directv in Living Room and in both bedrooms.

  • Comfortable Serta mattress set. A Chest of drawers, & 2 side tables for clothes.

    Comfortable Serta mattress set. A Chest of drawers, & 2 side tables for clothes.

  • Queen size bedroom: Comfortable Serta mattress set, with a large closet & HD TV.

    Queen size bedroom: Comfortable Serta mattress set, with a large closet & HD TV.

  • Full Bath with Tub/Shower.
Hang your towel on the towel bar in each bedroom.

    Full Bath with Tub/Shower. Hang your towel on the towel bar in each bedroom.

  • Find Bath & Beach towels here. Please be kind & leave some Laundry soap behind.

    Find Bath & Beach towels here. Please be kind & leave some Laundry soap behind.

  • Screened patio. Gas grill. We left gas in the tank, we hope that you do it too.

    Screened patio. Gas grill. We left gas in the tank, we hope that you do it too.

  • Private corner lot in quiet neighborhood. The fenced yard is ideal for dog/kids.

    Private corner lot in quiet neighborhood. The fenced yard is ideal for dog/kids.

  • Miles of quiet, sugar white sand. No undertow, great fishing & Awesome sunsets!

    Miles of quiet, sugar white sand. No undertow, great fishing & Awesome sunsets!

  • Dog Friendly Beach. Dog Friendly Neighborhood. Please, pick up after your dogs!

    Dog Friendly Beach. Dog Friendly Neighborhood. Please, pick up after your dogs!

  • Welcome to Pelican Haven, your home at the beach.

    Welcome to Pelican Haven, your home at the beach.

  • Dining area, with separate coffee bar. Included are bean grinder and blender

    Dining area, with separate coffee bar. Included are bean grinder and blender

  • Living area, queen size sofa bed.

    Living area, queen size sofa bed.

  • King Size bedroom with half bath: Huge closet & a flat screen HD TV. Towel bar.

    King Size bedroom with half bath: Huge closet & a flat screen HD TV. Towel bar.

  • A half bath is off the master bedroom. It has a 3 drawer storage unit for stuff.

    A half bath is off the master bedroom. It has a 3 drawer storage unit for stuff.

  • Chest of drawers for clothes & 2 side tables. Towel bar behind door in each room

    Chest of drawers for clothes & 2 side tables. Towel bar behind door in each room

  • Shampoo-conditioner & soap is provided. Also a 4 drawer unit for personal stuff.

    Shampoo-conditioner & soap is provided. Also a 4 drawer unit for personal stuff.

  • Fully fenced, private backyard & screened porch. Outdoor shower & picnic table.

    Fully fenced, private backyard & screened porch. Outdoor shower & picnic table.

  • Ample off street parking for two cars, and 25 foot boat trailer.

    Ample off street parking for two cars, and 25 foot boat trailer.

  • Public beach access: About 220 steps from our front door. Bring some sunscreen!

    Public beach access: About 220 steps from our front door. Bring some sunscreen!

  • One of the many neighbors in St. Joe Beach

    One of the many neighbors in St. Joe Beach

  • This is why we come to the Forgotten Coast....Thanksgiving 2012

    This is why we come to the Forgotten Coast....Thanksgiving 2012

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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