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Beachfront Views and Access at Across the Street Pricing. Totally Renovated 2013

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gulf Beaches house description

Island Sand Dollar was exactly what we wanted at St George. A place where we could go to sleep with the sound of the surf in our ears. Beautiful views from inside and outside the house, and no logistic struggles to be on the beach. We wanted this house from the moment we saw her. All ISL needed was some love after being a getaway for 30 years. Karen and I did a fairly complete renovation of ISL this fall (completed for now Oct 2013). New Baths, Kitchen, Mattresses, Fans etc etc etc. ISL is now fully hurricane code correct, with new windows, doors and Board & Batten siding. New flat screen TV's through out the house. Netflix and full cable tv with HD sports channels for the big game weekends. New stainless appliances and a lovely Surf Green granite bar and counters. Huge deck across the front of the house is the place to enjoy the ocean views and sounds. The path to the beach is straight ahead of the house and it takes about 100 steps to be feet wet. Great Adirondack chairs on the front porch give you the perfect place to relax and enjoy your life at the beach. We have tried to make ISL what we wanted all those years when we visited here. I am sure you will enjoy choosing Island Sand Dollar for your escape.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1536 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Bunk beds in the 3rd bedroom. Full size down and a single top. There is also a new queen size sleeper sofa ...moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

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          • 3 bedrooms. All have new mattresses. King has a great walk in shower and a flat screen tv. Front guest has a queen with flat screen and the back bedroom has a bunk bed with a full and a single mattress. Also available is a new queen size sleeper sofa....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Master has walk in, full tiled shower. The 2nd bath is accessible from the living rooms via short hallway and serves the two guest bedrooms. It has been freshly tiled and renovated. There is also an outdoor shower under the house. My personal favorite...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Completely renovated kitchen with new Kitchen Maid cabinets. Glass tile backsplash, open cabinets, a huge pantry. Well thought out and useful....moreless

          • Dining:

            Also there' a granite bar for casual eating with 4 barstools...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            All new Whirlpool stainless appliances. Icemaker in Fridge....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Built in over stove...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer and dryer in laundry room off kitchen...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central heat and air...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • There is a fish cleaning sink ground level.

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                There are some cd's available, the stereo also has a jack for connection to your MP3 device...moreless

              • Television:

                3 flat screen. 47' in living room is a smart tv with Netflix, Hulu etc...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable with movie channels and all available sports channels...moreless

              • Books:

                Lots of Michael Connelly, James Lee Burke and others...moreless

              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Wireless router and a Smart TV, enjoy Netflix etc...moreless

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                The place for morning coffee and incredible sunrises. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                Island Sand Dollar is right across the street from the beach. The path is right in front of the house and is less than 100 steps to one of the nicest beaches on earth. (#3 according to Dr. Beach)...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Unobstructed Gulf views from the Living room, Master Bedroom, Guest Bedroom and even the Kitchen. Lots of glass all across the front of the house. ...moreless

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Surf Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Basketball Court
              • Pier Fishing
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Marina
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 8 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall 14
              Aug 9 - Nov 2, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $201
              $1,095

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Winter 14
              Nov 3 - Feb 27, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $164
              $895 $1,995

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Spring 2015
              Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $259
              $1,395

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Spring Break 2015
              Mar 7 - Apr 10, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,695

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Spring 2015
              Apr 11 - May 22, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $259
              $1,395

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Summer 2015
              May 23 - Aug 7, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,695
              Fall 2015
              Aug 8 - Nov 8, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $220
              $1,195

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Winter 2015
              Nov 9 - Feb 26, 2016
              3 night min stay
              $176
              $960 $2,150

              Changeover Day: Saturday

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

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Pet Fee $50 + tax
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Notes:

              Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years holidays subject to higher seasonal rates, please inquire.

              There is a local property manager available for special guest needs.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 08/28/2014
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              Location

              70 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Panama City or Tallahassee

              Island Sand Dollar is conveniently located in the East Gulf Beach area, just across the street from the Gulf. There are unobstructed views from almost every room in the house. The State Park is right down the street with incredible beaches, huge sand dunes and all the privacy you could want, not that St George is ever crowded. There are a few great places for eating out on the Island such as, The Beach Pit (great breakfast), The Blue Parrot (beach view and light fare), BJ's Pizza (awesome) and a few others like Subway. On the island are a few places for drinks and music. Harry A's is a bit of a tourist place, usually rock and roll, drink specials, dancing etc. Eddy Teach's is a locals place with great atmosphere, usually live music, great oysters and hamburgers, VERY casual. Also Apalachicola is just a short drive across the bridges for outstanding food at Tamara's, The Owl (our favorite 'night out'), Ira's at the Gibson Inn and quite a few others. Cocktails are abundant at The Owl Tap Room (Great Happy Hour 4-630) as well as quite a few other spots. Oyster City Brewing Company is opening this year and should be putting out some amazing local brews. There are so many relaxing things to do around here that you could forget about the best thing St George has going, which is to just relax, go all 'island time' and reconnect with yourself and those you love. This is a great island and our Island Sand Dollar is a great place to experience it.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: Karen and I (Don) currently live in Newnan, GA. We are working our transition to living on the island but still about 3-4 years away. I'm a Pilot (B737) and Karen sells insurance for Aflac. This picture is Karen, sisters and our Moms on their annual spring girls week.

              Why the Owner Chose Gulf Beaches:
              I have been restoring historic homes here in Newnan for about 15 years. What started as a hobby has become my second career. This is why ISL was perfect for us. Restoring this house was a labor of love. I finally got to do a house for me instead of just getting it ready to sell. Houses have individual character and this one loved light. We have opened up the kitchen and windows to allow the outside in. I love preparing food or drink at the counter and looking up at the beach. Island Sand Dollar has been the base for a lot of memories and now has been renovated to do just that, even better.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Your vacation at the beach should have the beach readily accessible, not requiring a 2-3 block slog. The beach path is right in front of the house and you are on the beach in moments. I believe we have beachfront views and access, at across the street pricing. The relaxing oversize furniture and great location is the perfect place for your affordable getaway.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Welcome to the beach!

                Welcome to the beach!

              • pathway

                pathway

              • both front bedrooms have sliding glass doors to the deck and great views of the beach

                both front bedrooms have sliding glass doors to the deck and great views of the beach

              • cozy, comfy and relaxing

                cozy, comfy and relaxing

              • Surf Green Granite, Glass tile backsplash and new appliances

                Surf Green Granite, Glass tile backsplash and new appliances

              • Smart TV with Netflix, Hulu and more

                Smart TV with Netflix, Hulu and more

              • master shower

                master shower

              • front bedroom w/ Queen size new mattresses, flat screen tv and...

                front bedroom w/ Queen size new mattresses, flat screen tv and...

              • bunk beds, full down, single top

                bunk beds, full down, single top

              • aaahhhh...
 Beautiful old Cypress Wood carving over a nice soft new bed.

                aaahhhh... Beautiful old Cypress Wood carving over a nice soft new bed.

              • Island Sand Dollar- Totally renovated inside and out.

                Island Sand Dollar- Totally renovated inside and out.

              • Path to the beach. About 100 steps

                Path to the beach. About 100 steps

              • Great view and a place to catch some sun and listen to the surf

                Great view and a place to catch some sun and listen to the surf

              • View of the beach from the kitchen

                View of the beach from the kitchen

              • kitchen with glass subway tile, all new stainless appliances.

                kitchen with glass subway tile, all new stainless appliances.

              • Karen's nap chair

                Karen's nap chair

              • Master w/ King bed and large flatscreen

                Master w/ King bed and large flatscreen

              • view from the Master Bedroom. Large walk out sliding glass doors

                view from the Master Bedroom. Large walk out sliding glass doors

              • view!

                view!

              • Guest bath

                Guest bath

              • Cooper and I hope you enjoy Island Sand Dollar as much as we do.

                Cooper and I hope you enjoy Island Sand Dollar as much as we do.

              VRBO #508576

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

              $164 - $259 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 9

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