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Elegant Beachfront Retreat

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Beachside view of Sea La Vie


Last updated: 11/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Come relax at one of the best beachfront homes in the Plantation on St. George Island.

Sea La Vie is not your typical beach rental, with low-grade furnishings and sleeper sofas and bunk beds crammed in every nook and cranny in order to maximize the number of guests per rental.

Our home features hardwood floors throughout and is comfortably furnished in a calming, neutral palette. The layout of our home gives each guest / couple maximum privacy, with each bedroom enjoying an en suite private bath.

The house offers unobstructed 180 degree views of the gulf from most rooms. The living and dining area extend to the HUGE screened porch, with 10 rocking chairs, a large swing and large teak dining table to relax on after a long day on the beach.

The gourmet kitchen has everything you need to have a shrimp boil, shuck fresh oysters and make homemade ice cream for dessert! The home also features a fish cleaning / oyster shucking area as well as an outdoor picnic charcoal grill.

Sea La Vie features a flat screen television with HD satellite TV, Blu-ray, and Netflix and Amazon streaming. The house is also equipped with Wi-Fi and high speed internet service. We recently installed a cell signal booster, allowing you to get a strong cellphone signal throughout our home.

When the day is done, retreat to one of 5 bedrooms, each with an en suite bath. Three of the bedrooms have beachfront porch access as well!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

            25+ We require photo identification to confirm that a member of each rental party is at least 25 years of age. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


          • Books
          • DVD Player:

            Blu Ray disc player...moreless

          • Games:

            We have an assortment of family board games....moreless

          • Music Library:

            Stream your own music through our Apple Airport wireless streaming network that is connected to Bose speakers....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            We have HD satellite service as well as Netflix and Amazon streaming....moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys
          • Video Library


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


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Beachfront
          • Oceanfront
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Jet Skiing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Elevator
          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            There is a fitness center at the Community Pool....moreless

          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            High speed internet available through Wi Fi connection...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine


          • Coffee Maker:

            We feature a Keurig K cup machine, and provide some free coffee to get you started! We have a traditional drip coffee maker as well....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            We provide spices, coffee filters, dishwashing detergent....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Tennis

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool


              Write a review 5
              from 4 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Mar 7 - May 29, 2015
              7 night min stay

              May 30 - Sep 25, 2015
              7 night min stay

              Sep 26 - Dec 25, 2015
              7 night min stay

              Dec 26 - Mar 4, 2016
              7 night min stay

              $3,950 $4,950
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 11/29/2014
              Check availability
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              22 Today
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              70 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tallahassee, FL
              6 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Harry A's
              6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Blue Parrot
              Nearest Beach
              St. George Island

              Car: Necessary

              This is one of the most breath-taking Gulf front homes on St. George Island. This home sits on a large one acre Gulf-front lot.


              Private boardwalk, clubhouse, community pool, community fitness room, outdoor shower, wi-fi, tennis courts, gas grill, outdoor fish cleaning area

              Things to do:

              - Head to the beach -- it's only steps from the screened in porch!

              - Visit local parks - Both the lighthouse park in the center of St. George Island, and the state park at the eastern end of the island provide public access to the beach with restrooms, picnic tables, and other amenities. And, most of the north/south roads on the island provide a public access to the beach.

              - Ride a bike - St. George Island has 17 miles of paved bike paths and lots of off-roads for exploring. Ride a bike from one side of the island to the other.

              - Watch for birds - birding is a year-round event

              - Get in the water - Both kayaks and stand-up paddle boards are available for rental on St. George Island for use in the Gulf or the Apalachicola Bay.

              - Learn something - Franklin County, Florida is home to a number of museums. Visit the Apalachicola Estuary Nature Center to learn about local fish, turtles, and more. Visit the Apalachicola Maritime Museum to learn more about the area's celebrated maritime history.

              - Catch a live band - Visit Harry A's on St. George Island or The Tap Room at the Owl Cafe in Apalachicola to enjoy live music.

              - Take a picture - St. George Island is a photographer's paradise with another stunning shot around every corner. Sunrises, sunsets, landscapes, the surf, wildlife, native and migrating birds, butterflies, your family having fun …

              - Shop Apalachicola – Just 20 minutes to the west, Apalachicola is home to quaint downtown area with charming boutiques and a great selection of restaurants, ranging from raw bars to fine dining.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: We purchased this property as an escape from our hectic lives in Atlanta, Georgia. We were looking for a place that is remote and relaxing. We love peace and quiet, and simply do not enjoy a beach or restaurants that are packed with people. We have enough stress at work, we don't need it on vacation! Our home is not your typical rental. It will feel very much like you are at home at the beach!

              Why the Owner Chose Plantation:
              We treat Sea La Vie as our home away from home, not just as a rental property. As such, Sea La Vie features more high end finishes and furnishings than you will typically find in local rental homes.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              * Each bedroom has a private en suite bath. * 3 of 5 bedrooms have beachfront porch access * The Plantation amenities are available to our guests, including pool, tennis, and fitness center.

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              Speaks: english



              • Beachside view of Sea La Vie

                Beachside view of Sea La Vie

              • Close up view of Sea La View from driveway

                Close up view of Sea La View from driveway

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Dining area and kitchen

                Dining area and kitchen

              • Bedroom 2 with king bed

                Bedroom 2 with king bed

              • Stairs to upstairs bedrooms

                Stairs to upstairs bedrooms

              • Bedroom 5 with queen bed

                Bedroom 5 with queen bed

              • Aerial view of Sea La Vie from the street

                Aerial view of Sea La Vie from the street

              • Unobstructed view of the gulf from the screened porch

                Unobstructed view of the gulf from the screened porch

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Bedroom 1 with king bed

                Bedroom 1 with king bed

              • Bedroom 3 with 2 twin beds

                Bedroom 3 with 2 twin beds

              • Bedroom 4 with queen bed

                Bedroom 4 with queen bed

              • View from upper level balcony off upstairs bedrooms

                View from upper level balcony off upstairs bedrooms

              VRBO #492683

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $3,950 - $6,950 per week (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 11/29/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/29/2014
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