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A Million Dollar View! Ocean Front Cottage W/Dock - Scallop/Fish/Fun

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Horseshoe Beach house description

A very cute, family, couple or fisherman friendly home in Horseshoe Beach, located right on the Gulf of Mexico with beautiful views. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home has a beautiful glassed-in front porch overlooking the Gulf where you can watch the sun rise or set from its comfortable rockers as the dolphins swim past your dock. Or at the end of the day, you can stroll 1 block down to the 'turn-around' known as the 'Point' where folks gather to watch the best sunset view during the summer months. Situated on three lots, one ocean side and two across the street, this home has plenty of parking for vehicles or boats. On the gulf side is a boat dock with covered cleaning station. The bedrooms offer a king bed and a queen bed with additional sleeping in the main room - 2 twin trundle beds and a futon full-size bed. A kitchen with 2 refrigerators, stove and microwave, dining room table that seats 6 and a fully stocked set of dishes, glassware, utensils and cookware; a TV/stereo sitting area with flat screen TV and DVD (and video library) provide all the comforts of home while you're visiting. Central heat, A/C and wi-fi throughout the house, including the porch.

If you are looking for a fancy, high-end experience, this isn't the place for you. If you are looking for a relaxing, fun, interesting, old fashioned Florida vacation with your family or friends then Horseshoe Beach and our house would be a perfect fit! The house is very quaint and comfortable and we hope you'll want to come back again and again.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Please be advised - Our house is NOT toddler or small child safety proofed. Children are welcome but must be supervised - especially outdoors at all times because of dock/water safety and road crossing danger....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum Age for Renters is 21....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking...moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Den

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Main Living area: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Bedroom 1 - King size bed, Bedroom 2 - Queen size Bed, Main living room area - Twin or Single Beds (2). Full sized futon - 1 Comfortably sleeps four adults and two children....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, outdoor shower

            Outdoor shower is downstairs....moreless

          • Four piece bathroom in the house. Recently added a very private outdoor shower under the house. Great for rinsing off after a day of fishing or scalloping....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Also included: basic fridge and pantry condiments - ketchup, mustard, relish, mayo, salt, pepper, cooking spices, spray oil, cooking oil, coffee, tea, sugar....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Bakeware, pots, pans, mixing bowls, cheese graters, hand mixer, strainers, an array of large cooking utensils (serving spoons, tongs, whisk, spatulas etc)....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Plates, glasses, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, cutting boards, blender, crock pot, mini food processor/chopper, beer & wine openers, martini shaker. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plates, bowls, glasses, cups, wine glasses, two knife sets, utensils and full set of silverware....moreless

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine:

            Stackable washer & dryer located in the locked room beneath the home. ...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Covered parking available underneath the house....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Additional parking behind the house....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central AC and heat....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Towels Provided
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Private boat dock directly in front of the home with fish cleaning station (it is the blue dock). Free public boat ramp as well as marina with lifts for larger boats very close by (about 4 short blocks) and a restaurant and small plaza with grocery store within walking distance. Sun rise and sunset views from the house. This vacation home, 'A Million Dollar View' is located directly on the water and there are hazards relative to staying in a waterfront home. By the very booking of this listing, you acknowledge and agree to hold harmless the property owner, property representative or property owner's heirs in perpetuity from the result of any injury, death or incident of any kind by any fault, act or behavior of person or persons and guests thereof lodging or non-guest(s) at this property as a result of this offering or not a result of this offering, including but not limited to acts of God and or nature. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                My wife has started a small book collection - mostly psychology related. You are welcome to read them....moreless

              • Games:

                Really cool video games (like 'Scene It'), board games, playing cards....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Stereo system and additional ipod docking station....moreless

              • Television:

                37 inch flat screen with surround sound....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Extensive video library (VHS and DVD)....moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                PS3 hook up available....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • VCR

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Secure WEP Key code available upon check in. Internet key can be found in the guest book within the home....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Unlimited Nationwide Long Distance...moreless

              • Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Bicycles:

                No Bicycles available at this time - but feel free to bring your own! Also, golf carts are available for rent at the local general store 'Panama Paul's'....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Surf Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sailing
              • Roller Blading
              • Pier Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Hunting
              • Hiking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Water Skiing
              • Groceries
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Restaurants
              • Playground
              • Marina
              • Library
              • Water Tubing
              • Kayaking
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Scallop
              Jul 1 - Sep 10, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $150 $160
              Fri, Sat

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $120
              $770 $3,000

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Pet Fee $150
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Cleaning $100
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              The maximum occupancy of this home is six persons, day or night . You may not exceed that number unless written permission has been granted from the owner in advance. A $200.00 fee will be charged to your credit card immediately for unapproved guests and they must vacate the premises at once.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 08/29/2014
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              Location

              60 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Gainesville, FL

              Car: Necessary

              Scalloping during early July through mid September. Nature seeking, relaxing, deep sea and in-shore salt water fishing. Pubilc boat ramp is a block from house. Marina (with lift) is 4 blocks from house. The Horseshoe Cafe is a block from house as well.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1987

              About the owner: Katherine and I are a professional couple. She is a professor with both the state of Florida college and university systems specializing in web-based learning. I am a consultant with a primary focus in cloud based applications integrating with financial products. Our ultimate goal is to work where we travel and travel where we work.

              Why the Owner Chose Horseshoe Beach:
              Katherine & I acquired the home through my parents. Both my sons have grown up coming to Horseshoe Beach for fishing, scalloping and family getaways over the past 20 years. We love the peace and quiet that Horseshoe has to offer. We consider this our home away from home and would love to share it with you.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              This was my parent's getaway that we enjoyed coming to for fishing trips and the wonderful seafood that was available. No one dreamed when it was purchased that it would turn out to be so enjoyable for relaxing and for water activities. The 4th of July fireworks are displayed from one of the small islands directly in front of our home, giving us a front row seat every year. Our house has seen some changes over the last few years. We've put in some hard earned time and sweat and have transformed our place from a rustic fish camp to a charming seaside cottage with all the comforts of home. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do and hope to see you soon. Just contact us (Hal & Katherine) if you have any questions.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • A beautiful sunset!

                A beautiful sunset!

              • View of the home from the rear.

                View of the home from the rear.

              • Caught these right off the end of the dock!

                Caught these right off the end of the dock!

              • Main room

                Main room

              • Blue bedroom - king bed

                Blue bedroom - king bed

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Green/Lavender Room - Queen Bed

                Green/Lavender Room - Queen Bed

              • Porch - sunset

                Porch - sunset

              • A scallop in the water - beautiful photo provided by one of our wonderful guests

                A scallop in the water - beautiful photo provided by one of our wonderful guests

              • Horseshoe Cafe

                Horseshoe Cafe

              • Horseshoe Marina and Trap Bar

                Horseshoe Marina and Trap Bar

              • Another beautiful sunset - come see them for yourself!

                Another beautiful sunset - come see them for yourself!

              • Front of house - corner of Main St (CR 351) and 8th Street

                Front of house - corner of Main St (CR 351) and 8th Street

              • Your own private dock looking out over the Gulf of Mexico.

                Your own private dock looking out over the Gulf of Mexico.

              • Main Room

                Main Room

              • Kitchen area

                Kitchen area

              • Four piece bathroom

                Four piece bathroom

              • Green/Lavender Room - Queen Bed

                Green/Lavender Room - Queen Bed

              • Porch at Christmas

                Porch at Christmas

              • Watch the shrimp & crab boats pass by from your porch...

                Watch the shrimp & crab boats pass by from your porch...

              • Additional outdoor shower under the house - very private - no worries.

                Additional outdoor shower under the house - very private - no worries.

              • Boat ramp - short walk down the street

                Boat ramp - short walk down the street

              • Panama Paul's - Grocery, fishing supplies, library, hardware, realty

                Panama Paul's - Grocery, fishing supplies, library, hardware, realty

              • The dock out front of this property is the fifth one up from the bottom right of your screen.

                The dock out front of this property is the fifth one up from the bottom right of your screen.

              VRBO #422497

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Monday, June 09, 2014

              $120 - $160 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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