Aloan by the Sea - Custom Built - Gulf View - Private Pool-
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Gulf Beaches house description
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Its your vacation and its time for you to relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy yourself. Aloan By The Sea is a custom built home, designed for easy living and comfort. Enjoy the breezes on the covered porch, listen to the waves, make yourself at home, take a dip in your private pool or the warm Gulf waters. Leave your worries behind, rock worries away on the covered porch with 6 rocking chairs and 3 fans- Porch wraps 2 sides of home. This popular rental is located in the East Gulf Beaches on a corner lot that affords a pretty view of the Gulf of Mexico and provides an easy walk to the beach!
A perfect place to gather your family and friends.
Private pool with spacious decking and beautiful landscape, which includes a poolside Butterfly Garden. 6 Lounge chairs and poolside dining table are a great place to begin your evening. Pool can be heated for a fee.
First Floor has the popular open-kitchen to family room plan, Guest Powder Room, Desk Area, Master bedroom, and Laundry. Also Screened Dining Porch. Kitchen has all stainless Jenn-Aire appliances, a large table that seats eight and a breakfast bar that seats four. A Second Family room provides plenty of elbow room and plenty of space to escape and have some time to yourself.
Fireplace and book shelves in family room. Comfortable seating and multiple gathering areas throughout home. Wireless Internet. Master bedroom with separate entrance to porch and spacious master bath.
Upstairs has Second family room/children's lounge. Four bedrooms upstairs, one with two sets of built-in bunkbeds. Bunk room is really special, has additional games and puzzles for keeping little ones busy! Large video library, books, games, and puzzles.
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Upgraded pillow-top mattresses in all bedrooms. Games, books, DVDs, high speed internet available for a fee, four TVs, four DVD players, 2 CD players, a library of books and all linens supplied.
Large outdoor fish cleaning sink and private outdoor hot/cold shower. Secluded pool with 6 lounge chairs and dining table. Also 4 high back wicker rockers on upstairs porch and add'l seating.
Easy walk to beach and Island Bike Path.
Professionally decorated and landscaped. Designed for easy living and a memorable vacation.
In 2008 the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Apalachicola as a Distinctive Destination-Architecture, beautiful antebellum homes, a true working waterfront are some of the reasons for this award. Only 8 miles away, Apalachicola is a great day trip-only 2 other Florida cities share this destinction, Key West and Fernandina Beach. Shopping, eating, and touring the historic district of old Florida.
Keywords: House, Custom Built, Private Pool,
Gulf View, Sleeps 12
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Washing Machine
- Gas Fireplace
- Upgraded pillow-top mattresses, beach umbrella, 2 beach chairs, fish cleaning sink, private outdoor shower, 6 Rocking chairs on porch, 6 pool lounge chairs and dining table, 4 TVs and DVD players, 2 CD Players, 4 adult bicycles, books, games, puzzles, dvds, High speed Wireless Internet, Golf a 25 minute drive east on Hwy 98. www.stjamesbay.com...moreless
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Free Long Distance
Pool & Spa
Location & View
- Ocean View
- Water View
- Basketball Court
- Jet Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
ReviewsWrite a review
I've stayed at Aloan a few times and each time was something special. The house alone is amazing and a fantastic setup when having a large group stay at the house. Just a short walk to the beach and when the weather was too cool for the beach we were happy hanging out by the pool and on the huge porch. The owners, the Johnson's, were always very helpful and kind and obviously take pride in their home as it shows inside and out. I highly recommend this rental to anyone. I look forward to my next stay at Aloan By the Sea!
- Guest cerabelle (tampa, fl, usa)
- Date of stay 03/02/08
- Review Submitted 03/19/09
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Our family loved this house and its location. It is really more lovely than the pictures show. The front porch was our favorite gathering place especially on rainy days. There were 8 adults and 7 children and we all had plenty of space. The kitchen is very well stocked. We cooked all our dinner meals and loved gathering in the kitchen. It is a very short walk to the beach. The pool area is spacious and lots of fun for all of us. I would highly recommend this property. The owner was very helpful with all our questions.
- Guest Bella (Humboldt, Tn.)
- Date of stay 07/21/13
- Review Submitted 07/28/13
Owner response: Thanks so much for your kind comments. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Aloan By The Sea and hope you'll stay with us again in the future.
Great for several families vacationing
Great for several families vacationing
We spent 6 nights at Aloan by the Sea with 4-5 families (one family only stayed half of the time). We had 8-10 adults and 3-6 kids. Each family had a bedroom and the babies (11-13 mos old) slept in their pack and plays in the rooms w/ the parents. We put baby gates on the steps and didn't have to worry about a thing w/ the kids. The pool was perfect, as was proximity to the beach. Some people traveling may not want to "pack in" as tightly as we did but it actually didn't feel tight at all. We were only in our bedrooms to sleep and the common areas (pool area, porches, den, kitchen, area under the house w/ swing, etc.) were large enough for all of us to enjoy group time together. In a perfect situation we would have only 4 families but in this case, we were with our church small group and wanted all of us to be there and we had stayed at this house before and loved it. One family was only there half of the week so it worked out well. The house is in great shape. This is the 5th time my husband and I have stayed there (previously with family instead of friends). We would definitely recommend this house to anyone for a family or friend vacation. The only thing the house "lacks" is an extra refrigerator. If one would fit in the entry area downstairs, it would be perfect for extra milk, drinks, etc. and to save some grocery trips. Some tiny extras that would be lovely to have in this house would be beach towels and extra kitchen towels. We cooked lunch and dinner daily and the 2 kitchen towels were not enough. As for the beach towels, it would be great for future trips not to have to pack beach towels, especially when flying. Other than those tiny recommendations, everything was perfect! We look forward to going again!
- Guest Ashley Tyndal (Atlanta, GA)
- Date of stay 09/09/12
- Review Submitted 09/18/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers.
A week at Aloan-by-the-Sea
A week at Aloan-by-the-Sea
We had the most wonderful time in this lovely home in paradise. The home is exquisite; and the owners are the most accommodating hosts imaginable. We will definitely be returning. Thank you so much for opening your gorgeous home to us.
- Guest maryjane (macon, ga)
- Date of stay 09/01/12
- Review Submitted 09/10/12
Recommended for: Pet owners, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Truly "Away"Guest comment entered by owner
We loved being at your beautiful "Aloan By The Sea"!! It was great to be truly "away" at the beach without any hustle and bustle of activities. Your home is absolutely wonderful and has everything you need with all the amenities.
- Guest Tlitha F., Rome, GA
- Date of stay 07/30/12
- Review Submitted 08/22/12
Marco Polo MemoriesGuest comment entered by owner
Marco Polo Memories
This is our second time visiting your lovely home. We found it just as enchanting as the last time. We love the location of your home on the island. We had 6 kids and 8 adults and we couldn't have asked for better accomodations. The home is furnished with anything you could use, especially for a large group. We had all of our meals there so we cannot comment on restaurants in the area. We did however buy seafood from Dails and it was great. We loved the porch for reading and just hanging while the kids were in pool. They couldn't wait to jump in that pool and play Marco Polo. Although some days were overcast and one day of rain we all had the time of our lives and were able to get great photos and made many memories. We also celebrated 3 birthdays there. Thank you so much for your provisions and attentiveness to all our needs.
- Guest Sandy & John F.
- Date of stay 07/22/12
- Review Submitted 08/19/12
We rented the house for 10 days and LOVED our experience there. The house was spotless and had excellent kitchen and dining accommodations and kitchenware. We definitely will be back!
- Guest Ordaz wedding (Windham, NH/Dallas, TX)
- Date of stay 08/02/12
- Review Submitted 08/16/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, pet owners, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Aloan By The Sea and for your kind comments. We hope you and your wedding party created many memories during your visit and we look forward to having you with us again.
Everything was perfect!Guest comment entered by owner
Everything was perfect!
...Just wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful vacation in your beautiful home during the week of August 14-21. Everything was perfect!
- Guest Lisa and extended families from KY, SC & CA
- Date of stay 08/14/11
- Review Submitted 09/06/11
Thank You!!!Guest comment entered by owner
First of all, thank you!!! We had a wonderful week at your beach home. It is beautiful, warm and so welcoming. We also wanted to tell you what a great job you did choosing the right company to work with. Resort Vacation Properties was first class in kindness and help during our stay (waterspout week!). It is easy to see the love you put into your home. Thank you for letting us use it for the week. We did tons of lying around and relaxing. Just what we wanted!
- Guest The Ellis Family
- Date of stay 07/01/11
- Review Submitted 07/24/11
Guest comment entered by owner
Thanks for yet another wonderful week at Aloan By The Sea. As always your lovely home met our every expectation. We are already looking forward to another vacation on SGI and the lovely home. Thanks again for being our "Home Away from Home". Sincerely Bruce and Marian
- Guest Moon Family
- Date of stay 08/23/09
- Review Submitted 08/23/09
High Season-$3711.weekly-Rate includes taxes,fees,cleaning,linens,trip insurance Mid Season- $2632.weekly-Rate includes taxes,fees,cleaning,linens,trip insurance Low Season- $2092.weekly-Rate includes taxes,fees,cleaning,linens,trip insurance **Seasonal Rates Vary During the Year Due to Holidays and Area Events. Owner discounts available-please ask-One optional expense-Pool Heat $350 weekly. Turn Day Sunday to Sunday. Specify requested date when inquiring. Minimum 3 Nights Available in Low and Mid Season. Some "early booking" discounts. Monthly Rate Available by request.50% deposit required within 10 days of booking.
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About the owner: Malcolm and Kookie Liles from the state of Tennessee
Why the Owner Chose Gulf Beaches:
We love St. George Island!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Aloan By The Sea is a vacation unto itself. The privacy of the pool area and the amenities the house offers provide everything needed for a great vacation!
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- Secondary: (615) 414-2822 (Tennessee, USA)
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Private Corner Lot with Gulf View. Screen Dining on the West Side of Home
Private Pool with expansive sun deck-6 lounge chairs and poolside dining table
Dining Can Seat Up to 8 with Leaf. Breakfast Bar Seats Additional Guests
1st Floor Master - Ocean View & Access to Porch
Children's fun "Bunk Room" with games and puzzles
North West Bedroom-Sunsets
Screen Dining Porch-Wonderful for Evening Sunsets
View from front porch of home.
1st Floor Family Room-Open to Kitchen and Dining Room - Fabulous Views of Gulf
Kitchen has All Stainless Jenn-Aire Appliances - Well Equipped for the Chef!
Upstairs 2nd Master Bedroom - Gulf Views
South West Bedroom - Gulf Views
2nd Floor Family Room-TV-DVD-Gulf Views
Covered Wrap Porch Overlooks Pool, Island Bike Path and Gulf Views
Exterior view of home, porches, landscape
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