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Swim on Inn to Our Beachfront Home

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Swim On Inn...A View of our home from the beach

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Last updated: 04/08/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful beach house in a breath-taking gated community.

Feel like you've stepped back in time as you drive through Apalachicola with its quaint shops, restaurants, and shrimp/oyster boats. There's lots to see and do (and eat!) in this historic fishing town. Next, head across two loooong bridges, over some of the best oyster beds in the world, taking you further out into the gulf. As you approach St. George Island, the historic lighthouse and museum grow on the horizon to greet you. The island offers a pristine state park on the east end, a nice town center with a few restaurants, and the plantation gated-community on the west end. You'll immediately see the striking white sand beaches on the gulf and remarkable marsh-scapes on the bay side. Your home-away-from-home is west. After stopping to check-in at the gate, drive in and welcome the quiet serenity and peace as you drive through the beautiful landscape of The Plantation - winding around tennis courts, swimming pools, bike paths, and a private airport runway. Your destination is amidst beautiful homes on acre lots, at the end of a quiet street, surrounded by sand dunes. You're excitement grows as you realize you are not staying next to the beach, but on the beach! A tropically land-scaped acre of heavenly beachfront property plus a beautiful luxury 4-bedroom home to spoil you and your family.

Swim on Inn has 2 King beds, 1 Queen, 2 Twin bunk beds and a twin day bed in 4 spacious bedrooms.

Cooks will be delighted with the wonderfully outfitted kitchen. And with 2 separate living areas, everyone will have plenty of room to spread out and enjoy their beach vacation.

Decks on every level of the house, each with an inspiring view of the white sand and clear water, and a ground floor deck with gazebo. Start watching for the dolphins, sea turtles, and your other marine neighbors.

No condos, no crowds, just you and a picturesque slice of nature.

By the time you arrive, you will feel the stress melt away. So much to do... or so little... your choice. Swim on Inn - and enjoy your vacation!

SPECIAL NOTES:

1) You will ONLY receive a quote from me through VRBO. If you receive a quote through an e-mail address other than VRBO asking you to send a Bank Draft this is a SCAM!

2). My VRBO quote will include my phone number for you to call me. I DO NOT book my home until AFTER I have spoken with my renters via the phone number I provide.

3). I only accept payments via check and credit card payments through VRBO. I will NEVER ask you to wire money/bank draft nor will I ask for your credit card information. If you have ANY questions prior to payment, please call me directly.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3480 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Fee required for use

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 25. No student renters permitted without being accompanied by a parent....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Booster seat that converts to high chair, portable crib and 2 safety gates provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking strictly prohibited. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, Absolutely no pets....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

  • Second Master Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4

    2 bunk beds, sleeping a total of 4...moreless

  • Master Bedroom Suite

    A king and twin size daybed....moreless

  • The Master Bedroom encompasses the entire 3rd floor of the home. It has its own private balcony, bath with jetted tub and sitting/office area. The first floor of the home has the other 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a living area. One of the bedrooms is a second Master with a king size bed, its own private bath and access to a deck with views of the gulf. The other two bedrooms include a bedroom with a queen bed with access to the deck facing the gulf and a bedroom with a pair of bunk beds at the front of the home....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Second Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Jack and Jill Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Main Floor Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub

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  • The home is on an aerobic septic system. These systems are VERY sensitive, so please don't flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilets. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Rentals are Saturday-Saturday

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Miscellaneous books are provided. You are welcome to trade books. So if you do take one home with you, please provide one in its place to share with others....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A few children and adult games are provided....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    There are 2 televisions. One in each living area. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are a few family dvds/videos available....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining room table seats 8. The adjacent kitchen bar area also seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Fee required for use...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a fitness room located within the club house. Includes aerobic machines, free weights and TV....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens for all beds Except the portable crib provided, for use inside rental home only. Renter responsible for linens/blankets for use in portable crib....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 cars under house parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towel, hand towel and washcloth provided for each renter. These towels are for use inside the rental, please bring your own beach towels or buy some as souvenirs of SGI....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee filters are provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher soap is provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is well appointed for your cooking pleasure. Included with the basics, you will also find a crock pot, blender, mixer and electric skillet. Dish soap, sponge and dish towels included....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt & Pepper and a few basic spices are included. All other food items needed to prepare meals must be provided by the renter. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With ice maker and water dispenser. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Built in electric cooktop....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Each floor of the home has its own balcony. The main living/dining balcony is enclosed by a screen....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a gazebo covered patio with a picnic table and several chairs. An outside shower for washing off the sand and a handy fish cleaning area are located under the home....moreless

  • Golf:

    There are a couple nice golf courses located within about a 30 minute drive. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Professional tropical landscaping includes an automatic watering system with water provided by a well system....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill provided. Charcoal to be provided by renter....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are several tennis courts scattered throughout The Plantation for your pleasure....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a large lap pool located at the club house....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay

$3,500
Summer
May 1 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,850
Late Summer
Aug 29 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,250
Fall
Oct 1 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$3,750
Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Plantation Gate Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Elevator Fee (Optional) $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

We do accept monthly rentals. Please contact us for a quote. Rental is based on Saturday-Saturday.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/08/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tallahassee or Panama City

Car: Necessary

Things to do:

Beach it!

Look for shells.

Grab a fishing rod and reel in your dinner.

Visit the beautiful St. George Island Lighthouse.

Bicycling/Walking - The island has miles of paved bike paths.

Bird watching...all year long.

Launch a kayak or stand-up paddle board into either the Bay or Gulf.

Rent a wave runner and zip across the gulf.

Museums - Franklin County has museums spread out all across the county.

Photography - The island is a photographer's paradise with a stunning shot around every corner...not to mention lots of shots of your family having fun!

Look up at the stars - without all the bright lights at night, you might just spy a falling star.

State Park - Spend the day at Julian G. Bruce State Park on the east end of the island.

Apalachicola - View the historic homes, wander through the shops...and be sure to eat some of the best tasting oysters on the Gulf.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: My husband has lived in several places throughout the U.S. He attended college at both Georgia Tech and the University of Texas in Austin (Go Yellow Jackets and Longhorns!!) I have lived throughout the U.S., England and Indonesia. I am extremely proud to have served in the U.S. Marine Corps! We have three children between us and 2 grandchildren. Our oldest daughter lives just down the street from us with her husband and daughter, our second son is serving our country in the U.S. Air Force and lives with his family in Louisiana and our youngest son is in high school.

Why the Owner Chose Plantation:
Our family has always loved the beach. We love those little unique spots...the quiet and the laid back. St. George is just that type of island. With its miles of walking and bicycle paths, beautiful sand beaches and lack of high rises and bumper-to-bumper traffic...we knew this was The place for us! We have found the island is truly a place to slow down from our very hectic lives and spend quality time with our family and friends. We feel truly blessed to have found our home on the island and we hope you find the peace and serenity we do when you visit our home away from home.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Swim On Inn...A View of our home from the beach

    Swim On Inn...A View of our home from the beach

  • Imagine sitting here.....hearing the waves...smelling the salty air

    Imagine sitting here.....hearing the waves...smelling the salty air

  • Ahhhhhhh........

    Ahhhhhhh........

  • Main living area with bar

    Main living area with bar

  • A view of the main living area looking out over the ocean

    A view of the main living area looking out over the ocean

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Top floor master bedroom with private deck

    Top floor master bedroom with private deck

  • Second Living Area with deck access

    Second Living Area with deck access

  • Second Master, Beach View with deck

    Second Master, Beach View with deck

  • Twin Room

    Twin Room

  • Saint George Island Lighthouse and Museum. Don't miss. Climb up and look out.

    Saint George Island Lighthouse and Museum. Don't miss. Climb up and look out.

  • Several tennis courts to enjoy.  This one located next to the Club House.

    Several tennis courts to enjoy. This one located next to the Club House.

  • Front of house as viewed from the driveway

    Front of house as viewed from the driveway

  • A wonderful place to have your morning coffee..afternoon tea..or  cocktail...

    A wonderful place to have your morning coffee..afternoon tea..or cocktail...

  • A view of the sunrise from our deck

    A view of the sunrise from our deck

  • Main Living Level

    Main Living Level

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining/Kitchen area

    Dining/Kitchen area

  • A second view of the top floor master

    A second view of the top floor master

  • A view of the 2nd living area.

    A view of the 2nd living area.

  • Queen bedroom with view of the ocean and the relaxing hammock on the deck

    Queen bedroom with view of the ocean and the relaxing hammock on the deck

  • A view of the downstairs entrance

    A view of the downstairs entrance

  • New Club house with lap pool and workout room

    New Club house with lap pool and workout room

  • Fishing boats at the pier in Apalachicola

    Fishing boats at the pier in Apalachicola

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