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Find the Forgotten Coast with all of the modern convenience of a well-kept, loving home. Stay connected while away from it all with wireless high speed Internet. Sustain your soul while sitting on an Adirondack chair on an expansive covered deck adjoining an uncovered deck with luring Gulf views. Sustain your body with a fully equipped kitchen to support any foodie’s passion, and make memories with family meals and game night in the mural walled dining area. Get lost in one of many books from the library, or catch up on your favorite shows on the flat screen cable TV with Blue Ray DVD player while stretching out on one of two leather reclining sofas. Year round, you will be comfortable with central heat and air and ceiling fans, a wood burning fireplace, well stocked game closet, extensive book and movie collection (DVD and VCR), and luxury linens (300 thread count or above).
This spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath, single family house faces the beach with an inviting ocean view. The open plan downstairs is characterized by a professional artist ocean mural on a feature wall with access to a spacious L-shaped kitchen – the Keurig coffee maker or electric kettle can coax you to wake for a magical sunrise walk on the expansive beach. The mural sets the mood for the dining room with a large wooden table and chairs comfortably seating 6-8 loved ones. The living room is defined by 2 leather reclining sofas controlled by electrical buttons, positioned to enjoy a 54 in. flat screen TV, wood burning fireplace and French doors. The downstairs living area has a convenient full bathroom (with access to the side entrance and outdoor shower). All this lovely living space extends outdoors in both the front and rear with wooden Adirondack chairs and dining table on spacious decks. The upstairs supports three generous bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The en suite front bedroom, decorated in warm yellow, has two twin beds, a desk, dresser and TV; the master bedroom, decorated in cool blue, has a queen bed, handcrafted rocker for reading, a dresser and TV, and bathroom with a vanity area; finally the third bedroom, decorated in cool blue, is accessible through the master bedroom, caressed in light and the music of the ocean waves with 5 ocean view windows, a VCR TV, and spacious seating area of wicker furnishings.
Amazing Grace is a well maintained and cared for home with wide planked oak wood floors and a calm coastal color palette. Child and Pet Friendly! Non Smoking! Situated on the 1st tier, Amazing Grace has easy beach access and ocean views. Our house is located a stone’s throw from two direct boardwalks to the beach. Each boardwalk is about 300 feet long ending directly on a wide beach with soft, white sand dunes (about 600 feet to the water). The back deck of the house is spacious and enticing with a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico. From the bay side of the house you can just make out the St. Joseph Bay, a designated Florida Aquatic Preserve. Both beach and bay are convenient to access from Amazing Grace, by foot or car and boat trailer. Amazing Grace is located approximately one mile West on Cape San Blas Road after turning off C-30 toward the Cape.
World renowned for nature activities such as fishing, scalloping, kayaking, boating, shell collecting, horseback riding, bicycling, and wildlife watching, especially migrating birds or butterflies, and local playful bottlenose dolphins. These and other nature based activities are just outside your door. Discover the best kept secret of Florida.
Saturday to Saturday Rentals preferred but other dates and partial weeks are considered. Specials do not include holidays. The closest major airports are the Panama City Bay County International airport (PFN) located approximately 36 miles northwest of Port St Joe in Panama City, Florida, and the Tallahassee Regional airport (TLH) located roughly 69 miles northeast of Port St Joe in Tallahassee Florida.
CAPE SAN BLAS FLORIDA IS VOTED BEST DOG FRIENDLY BEACH IN AMERICA 'Just 35 miles south of Panama City, Cape San Blas beaches are peaceful, not overdeveloped. In fact, you can sometimes walk a mile or two in the off season without seeing another dog or person. The state park at the end of the cape was named 2002 Best Beach In America by Dr. Beach.' - PetVR.com Restaurants where you can take your dog • Dockside Café - Port St. Joe Marina • Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe - St. George Island • Up the Creek Raw Bar- Apalachicola • Cypress Diner- Apalachicola • Verandas Bistro & Wine Shop- Apalachicola • Tamara's Cafe- Apalachicola • Apalachicola Seafood Grill- Apalachicola • Hole in the Wall Oyster Bar - Apalachicola • Apalachicola Seafood Grill - Apalachicola • Up the Creek - Apalachicola • Coneheads - Cape San Blas (right outside of Barrier Dunes): Can eat with your dogs at the picnic tables outside!
The Orlando Sentinel says Cape San Blas is “the beach that's been ranked the best in the United States remains little-known and little-visited.” (Sunday July 10, 2011). The Cape is a Top 10 US Beach, Rated: • #1 Family Beach (Beach House Magazine) • #1 US Beach - Dr. Leatherman (Newspaper Article) • #1 Beach in the Continental US - (Multiple Newspaper Articles) • #1 Dog Friendly Beach in America (K-9 Magazine)
Keywords: Single Family Residence, 3 bedroom 3 bath, first tier, beach view, family friendly, dog friendly, top 10
(4 TVs total) a 54' flat screen TV in living room. Two smaller Cable TVs in 2 bedrooms (one with a DVD). Plus TV for VCR (no cable) with tape library....moreless
2 flat screen TVs with cable & DVDs players & 1 with cable only & 1 VCR TV for a total of 4...moreless
DVDs and Netflix. Also a game closet (board games, card games, and puzzles)...moreless
Away From It All
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1st tier - you can see the beach from the back deck. Sit back on the covered or uncovered portion of the deck relax and watch for the horses ride by on the beach....moreless
1st tier - great views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico. You can hear the waves (assuming the wind is not blowing the sound out to sea and that the surf contains average size waves or larger)....moreless
Small Bay view from the front of the house, through the pine trees across the street from our housing complex....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
The dining room is separate from the kitchen with a large pass through counter....moreless
Christmas & News Year Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015 3 night min stay
$175 Thu, Fri, Sat
Winter Jan 4 - Feb 28, 2015 2 night min stay
$350 Fri, Sat
Early Spring - Spring Break Mar 1 - Apr 4, 2015 3 night min stay
Easter Sunday Week Apr 5 - Apr 11, 2015 3 night min stay
$275 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Late Spring Apr 12 - Apr 25, 2015 2 night min stay
$200 Fri, Sat, Sun
Early Summer Apr 26 - May 23, 2015 3 night min stay
$275 Fri, Sat, Sun
Memorial Day Holiday Week May 23 - May 30, 2015 8 night min stay
$1,500 flat fee
Mid Summer May 30 - Jun 27, 2015 3 night min stay
$300 Fri, Sat, Sun
July 4 Holiday week Jul 4 - Jul 11, 2015 8 night min stay
$1,500 flat fee
Late Summer Jul 11 - Sep 5, 2015 4 night min stay
$325 Fri, Sat
Labor Day Holiday Week Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2015 8 night min stay
$1,500 flat fee
Early Autumn Sep 12 - Nov 20, 2015 3 night min stay
$135 Fri, Sat
Thanksgiving Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015 4 night min stay
$175 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$150 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Rates are subject to change until confirmation.
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Charter Boat Captain for Excursions, St, Joe Golf Course, Ferry to St, Vincent Island, Port St, Joe Florida for Shopping/Restaurants, Boat Rentals, Apalachicola Florida for Shopping/Restaurants/Art/Theater/Museums, Scalloping (in season)
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: Owned by Bob and Joy
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes: Heaven! A beautiful, unspoiled, 'forgotten coast' where you are often the only person on the beach.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Peaceful splendor and wonderful connection with nature and the world. Beauty everywhere