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Palms and Pines - Beachfront Cottage with Serene View of Dog Island

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Last updated: 10/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Carrabelle Beach house description

A Perfect Retreat for Retirees, Families, and International Guests:

Built in 1932, our home was once utilized as housing for family members of soldiers stationed at Camp Gordon Johnston, a WWII amphibious military training facility. It has been in our family for 5 generations.

Our home’s amenities include: morning coffee and beautiful sunsets from our large deck overlooking the gulf, the sound of seagulls and of waves lapping the shore, dolphin watching, shore fishing, flounder gigging, and crabbing, swimming and snorkeling in protected waters, long walks at low tide, star-gazing at night, the occasional manatee sighting, and a well-stocked bookshelf. This beach home is the place for you if you desire a getaway from your usual fast-paced lifestyle, in an old-timey Florida setting. There are two bedrooms and baths upstairs and an additional bedroom and bath downstairs. The downstairs also boasts a full kitchen and rec room with billiards/ping pong table. There is a television upstairs and down, and we offer WiFi for those who feel a need to remain 'connected'.

Other features of the surrounding area include:
Tate’s Hell Nature Trail, the historic Carrabelle Lighthouse and Museum, Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum, Dog Island ferry excursions, charter fishing, glass-bottom boat rides at Wakulla Springs, Panacea's Gulf Specimen Marine Lab (with touch pools for children), and a variety of local seafood eateries. Located about an hour’s drive from Tallahassee, and only twenty minutes from St. George Island and Apalachicola, this retreat can be tailored to your own adventurous spirit. Come and discover the true meaning of “The Forgotten Coast”.

Some of the annual events found in the local area include:
October: Low Country Boil in Port St. Joe
November: Apalachicola Seafood Festival
December: Carrabelle Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights
January: Apalachicola Oyster Cook-off
February: Low Country Boil in Port St. Joe
March: St. George Island Chili Cook-off.
April: Carrabelle River Front Festival
April: Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival and Grunter's Ball
May: Panacea Blue Crab Festival
June: Big Bend Salt Water Classic Fishing Tournament.
July: Local Fire Works on 4th


Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome:

            At 'Palms and Pines' children of all ages are encouraged to enjoy the wonders of beach exploration and play. Chase ghost and fiddler crabs. Catch tree frogs or lightning bugs. Build sandcastles and forts. Wade in tidal pools while observing and touching sea life. Fish from shore and swim in protected waters....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            The house is 2-story, but the downstairs is ground level and completely separate with full kitchen, living area, bedroom and bath- with entrances in front and back....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Other Amenities Provided Include: Convenient Retractable Clothesline for Air Drying Wet Bathing Suits and Towels, Outdoor Shower Station (for quick rinse and cool down), Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella with Sand Spike, Rolling Ice Chest, Binoculars for Bird and Dolphin-watching, Outdoor Volleyball and Badminton Set....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic Cable Provided...moreless

              • Television:

                (2) 1 Television Upstairs 1 Television Downstairs...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Monument View:

                The Crooked River Lighthouse ...moreless

              • Village:

                Carrabelle is a sleepy little fishing village where one can take a leisurely stroll while observing the boats come in; and then enjoy the freshest and tastiest seafood anywhere!...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Table with beach view in Florida Room Breakfast Bar in Upstairs Kitchen/Living Area Downstairs Pub Table...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Air and Heat...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking:

                Single-Vehicle Carport...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Includes Bed Linens, Bath Towels, Kitchen Towels, Beach Towels...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                RV/Boat Parking Available in Side-Yard...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Not Provided...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Well Stocked, Blender and Toaster Upstairs Coffee Makers Upstairs and Down...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher:

                Provided in upstairs Kitchen...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                (2) Separate Kitchens Upstairs and Down...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Provided in Upstairs Kitchen...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (2) Full-sized Refrigerators Upstairs and Down...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Offers a Spectacular View Year Round...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $200
              $1,000 $2,000
              Summer
              Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,100 $4,400
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              • Tax Rate 9%

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              Last updated: 10/16/2014
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              Location

              Located on what is known locally as 'The Old Beach', off of Highway 98, on a quiet, dead-end residential road, away from highway traffic.

               

              Manager info

              About: Here I am in my father's arms, along with other family members, representing 3 out of 5 generations who have enjoyed lazy days at Carrabelle Beach. This photo was taken at Palms and Pines in 1963. So many memories! I am a first grade teacher, living in Mobile, Alabama, but am still making memories at our beach house with family and friends.

              Why Carrabelle Beach:
              I inherited this property in 1983. Because it has been in our family for 5 generations, it harbors a sense of warmth and continuity. Our home has evolved over the years, and offers the modern conveniences one would expect. The decor is simple, yet comfortable. What it may lack in sophistication is compensated for in character and charm.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The most unique aspect of 'Palms and Pines' is its secluded and almost completely private location. Carrabelle Beach remains virtually untouched, yet has proximity to many areas of interest and diversity. The area is teeming with wildlife, much of which can be observed without even leaving the deck!


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Nestled Within the Palms and Pines

                Nestled Within the Palms and Pines

              • Our Backyard-Serenity at the Beach (Looking West)

                Our Backyard-Serenity at the Beach (Looking West)

              • Spectacular View from our Large Deck

                Spectacular View from our Large Deck

              • Rinse your feet or take a shower for quick cool down after fun at the beach!.

                Rinse your feet or take a shower for quick cool down after fun at the beach!.

              • Dining in the Florida Room

                Dining in the Florida Room

              • New stove and Oven in Upstairs Kitchen, Overlooking Living Area

                New stove and Oven in Upstairs Kitchen, Overlooking Living Area

              • View Inside Master Bedroom

                View Inside Master Bedroom

              • Upstairs Guest Room and Bath

                Upstairs Guest Room and Bath

              • Downstairs Livng Area with Kitchen

                Downstairs Livng Area with Kitchen

              • Downstairs Bedroom

                Downstairs Bedroom

              • Streetside View

                Streetside View

              • Virtually Untouched Sugar-white Sand
(Looking East)

                Virtually Untouched Sugar-white Sand (Looking East)

              • Palms and Pines - Circa 1932, Photo Taken in 1943

                Palms and Pines - Circa 1932, Photo Taken in 1943

              • Full Moon Rising

                Full Moon Rising

              • Enjoy a cool beverage while sitting on the deck.

                Enjoy a cool beverage while sitting on the deck.

              • Florida Room with Futon

                Florida Room with Futon

              • Well Stocked Kitchen

                Well Stocked Kitchen

              • Upstairs Living Area Looking into Master Bedroom with Study and Ensuite Bath

                Upstairs Living Area Looking into Master Bedroom with Study and Ensuite Bath

              • Ensuite Master Bath with Tub and Shower

                Ensuite Master Bath with Tub and Shower

              • Guest Bath with Shower and Separate Entrance from Upstairs Foyer

                Guest Bath with Shower and Separate Entrance from Upstairs Foyer

              • Downstairs Game Area

                Downstairs Game Area

              • Downstairs Bath with Shower

                Downstairs Bath with Shower

              • Sideyard for Boat-Parking

                Sideyard for Boat-Parking

              • Take a Walk at Low Tide!

                Take a Walk at Low Tide!

              VRBO #420551

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Thursday, October 16, 2014

              $157 - $200 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 10/16/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 10/16/2014
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