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Directly on the Bay! Bring the Boat for a Long Weekend Getaway.

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Apalachicola apartment description

This second story, two bedroom, west end apartment is fully stocked for your private getaway. The apartment is one of three we have available. Ideal for couples, artists, outdoor adventures, fishermen and vacationers.
This is spot to settle in with a good book and view the ever changing tides as the fish and water fowl ebb and flow throughout the day. Watch the oystermen, fishing boats, crab boats and sports fishermen parade the deep water channel between you and the deserted wooded island just a stone's throw away as you look out over the water.
Visitors ask when is the best time to fish there on the property and the answer is when you see the fish. You can spot triple tail, flounder, trout, red fish, whiting and mullet at different times of the day directly from your second floor location. At low tide you will see the locals walk the sand bars with their mullet nets to collect their catch. Evenings you can watch lantern bearing fishermen gigging for fresh flounder -some in boats and some wading. Those boats doing lazy circles in front of the property are checking their crab traps. Sports fishermen haunt the end of the dock next door to cast their nets for bait.
Sunrise and sunset along with the ever changing tides are the major events of the day.
This is our sunset unit as it has three windows facing west. The interior decor is by Christian Klema and the original artwork is by Robert Lindsley. The apartments were designed as a vacation destination for the owner's family.
As such you will personal touches, such as upscale furnishings, beds, linens and attention to detail throughout the apartment. Be sure to leave us a note in the guest book as our goal is to provide you with the comforts of your vacation getaway for years to come as well. Returning guests always qualify for a discount.
The apartments sit atop a beautiful restaurant that is closed for renovations. There is plenty of parking for your R.V. and boat on the property, (R.V. hook-ups not available). The closest public boat launch is less than a mile west on Highway 98.
You will witness locals launching and retrieving their boats at all hours on the property adjacent to ours but that is private property and the locals know the many details of that complicated water way with its' shallow spots. Best always to use the public launches.
Everything you need for your stay is stocked for your arrival. The kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, sink and coffee maker along with glasses, flatware and food storage bowls. There is no oven/range but there is an electric skillet.
Housekeeping is end of stay only. Most guests trot across the street to Dollar General to stock up on additional supplies and personal items whose needs arise as the stay goes on.
If you are traveling with a small dog do let us know in advance. There is a small fee for the additional housekeeping. Your dog must be trained not to bark as well as always be on a leash on property. Clean up after your dog. Deposits are forfeit for failure to do so.
We love children but this property is directly on the water . For safety concerns children under the age of twelve are not recommended and, of course, teenagers must be supervised.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : no Elevator

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Small dogs considered. Must be on leash and cannot disturb other guests. Barking dogs not allowed. Owners must pick up after dogs. No exceptions....moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Property is directly on the bay. Not safe for small children....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            All wooden building. Smoking not allowed....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 22 years of age to rent....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Full bath. Upgraded bath and shower.

          Kitchen & Dining


          • Washing Machine:

            Common washing machine area provided...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central heat and air provided...moreless

          • Heating:

            Central heat and air provided...moreless


          • Books:

            Plenty of books provided to each apartment...moreless


          Outdoor Features


              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Location & View

              • Oceanfront:

                These second floor units are directly on the bay protected by small wooded islands a stone's throw away. Cast fishing from the stairwell or deck....moreless

              • Water View:

                Water views are incredible. On the bay but in secluded area with small deserted wooded islands 1/4 away. Large bay beyond....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Yes, waterfront. Watch boats launch from your second story apartment....moreless


              • Churches
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Surf Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • ATM/Bank
              • Boating
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Marina
              • Shelling
              • Fishing


              Write a review 5
              from 5 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              May 17 - Aug 16, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $750 $2,000
              Early Fall
              Aug 17 - Oct 28, 2014
              2 night min stay
              Seafood Festival 3 nt minimum
              Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Nov 4 - Dec 27, 2014
              2 night min stay
              Dec 28 - Feb 28, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $595 $1,100
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $35 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
              • Tax Rate 7%


              Renters agree to abide by privacy rights of owner and other renters. No partying allowed. No hospitality rentals permitted. No noise disturbances, including barking dogs, between 9 at night and 9 in the morning. Violations may result in eviction by police and loss of all rental fees. Owner not responsible for any vehicles or damage to vehicles parked on the property. Small dog fee $35

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 07/11/2014
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              • Owl Cafe

                "Always a delight. Tablecloth restaurant. Friendly service. Excellent specials. Great for..."

              • Tamara's Cafe

                "And Tamara's Coffee house. Both delightful. Meet all the locals at the coffee shop and en..."

              • Apalachicola Seafood Grill

                "A must visit when in Apalachicola. Some of the best lightly fried, grilled and baked seafoo..."

              • Grady Market

                "World class shop. Trendy. Luxury."

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              2 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Apalachicola regional for private planes
              Nearest Motorway
              You are on Hwy 98
              Nearest Beach
              You are directly on the bay here
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant

              Car: Necessary

              Located on the western entrance to the city of Apalachicola this secluded spot features three second story apartments directly on the bay with breathtaking views.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: Local artist and business person. Apalachicola attracts artists from all around the world. I was no different. The scenery here infects every aspect of your life and quiets the mind.

              Why the Owner Chose Apalachicola:
              I chose these second story apartments above a restaurant that I am remodeling as family retreat. I wanted to be able to provide my friends, family, fellow outdoorsmen and artists and restful but upscale retreat. Here is a place for family, couples and still solitude and constant nature. Birds, butterflies and marine life in a constant migration blended with glorious sunrises and sunsets. We picked out comfortable furnishings and bedding to soothe the soul and provide a bit of luxury in a great spot of nature.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              It is all about the views here. Nature. Sunset. Water. Islands. Wild life.

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              Speaks: english



              • View from bay

                View from bay

              • Direct sunset viewing location

                Direct sunset viewing location

              • Original art reflects view outside window

                Original art reflects view outside window

              • Fishing with friends outside apartment

                Fishing with friends outside apartment

              • Good morning sunrise!

                Good morning sunrise!

              • Man your posts

                Man your posts

              • Bring you boat, or plane, or both

                Bring you boat, or plane, or both

              • Fully stocked bathroom

                Fully stocked bathroom

              • kitchen and breakfast bar

                kitchen and breakfast bar

              • Fridge, microwave, toaster, skillet, coffee maker

                Fridge, microwave, toaster, skillet, coffee maker

              • Multiple channels and scenic views abound

                Multiple channels and scenic views abound

              • here is view artists paint

                here is view artists paint

              • Red leather love seat

                Red leather love seat

              • Amazing sunrise, sunset views

                Amazing sunrise, sunset views

              • cruise through sunset waters

                cruise through sunset waters

              • Another sunrise

                Another sunrise

              • second bedroom

                second bedroom

              • spa style shower

                spa style shower

              • view to bedrooms

                view to bedrooms

              • Glorious views

                Glorious views

              • first bedroom

                first bedroom

              • Artist Joan Vienot painted this plein air painting as a view from the apartment

                Artist Joan Vienot painted this plein air painting as a view from the apartment

              VRBO #500689

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

              $135 - $145 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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