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1st Tier Gulf View Beach House 3 Bed/3 Bath Family Friendly, Pets Allowed

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Front entry to 2 story raised beach house with parking under the house

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

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

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Child games and Child books and videos...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            There is a $50 non-refundable pet fee...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Definitely no smoking please....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1 / Bay Side: 2 double

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          • Bedroom 2 / Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3 / Bay View: 1 queen

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          • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1 / Downstairs: toilet, shower

            Also has outside entrance into the house...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            En suite to Bay Front Bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            En suite to Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

            Outdoor shower at foot of side stairs. Hot and Cold water....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Spacious Kitchen will full appliances and amenities - microwave, coffee maker, food processor, blender, mixer, toaster, utilities, etc....moreless

          • Dining:

            The dining room is separate from the kitchen with a large pass through counter....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Keurig - K Cup Coffee Maker plus 'mister Coffee' like drip coffee maker...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Dedicated parking in the neighborhood for boat and trailers (and RVs) as well as parking under and in front of the house...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Ample covered parking under the house (beach house is elevated)...moreless

          • Heating:

            Central Heat & Air...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Heat & Air...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • Outdoor Shower, Movie Library, Game Closet / Library, Ample Covered Parking and Deck with Gulf Views and Breezes, Pets Welcome...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4 TVs total) a 54' flat screen TV in living room. Two smaller Cable TVs in 2 bedrooms (one with a VCR). Plus TV for VCR (no cable) with tape library....moreless

              • Books:

                children, teen and adult book collections including paperback novels to take to the beach...moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD and VCRs. Also a game closet (board games, card games, and puzzles)...moreless

              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                (2) One cordless and one corded phone....moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Shared grill at foot of stairs. Charcoal ...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                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

              • Beach View:

                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

              • Water View:

                Small Bay view from the front of the house, through the pine trees across the street from our housing complex....moreless

              Activities

              • Museums
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Water Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Parasailing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Swimming
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Hospital
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Ruins
              • Restaurants
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Surfing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Antiquing
              • Golf
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 41 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Late Summer
              Jul 5 - Aug 29, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $300 $325
              Fri, Sat
              $1,400
              Labor Day Holiday Week
              Aug 30 - Sep 5, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,500
              flat fee
              Early Autumn
              Sep 7 - Nov 21, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $125 $135
              Fri, Sat
              $900 $2,100
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $150 $175
              Thu, Fri, Sat
              $1,100
              Late Autumn
              Nov 30 - Dec 19, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $125 $135
              Fri, Sat
              $900
              Christmas & News Year
              Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $150 $175
              Thu, Fri, Sat
              $1,100
              Winter
              Jan 4 - Feb 28, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $200 $250
              Fri, Sat
              $1,275 $2,750
              Early Spring - Spring Break
              Mar 1 - Apr 4, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,300

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Easter Sunday Week
              Apr 5 - Apr 11, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225 $275
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,400
              Late Spring
              Apr 12 - Apr 25, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $175 $200
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,100
              Early Summer
              Apr 26 - May 23, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225 $275
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,300
              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
              $250 $300
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,400
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $125 $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

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Cleaning $125
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until confirmation.


              Cancellation policy:

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              Last updated: 08/19/2014
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              Location

              • Salinas Park

                "County park with picnic shelters and meeting areas and playground including an overlook of t..."

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              • St Joseph Peninsula State Park

                "Welcome to T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park With miles of sugar white sa..."

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              • Happy Oars - Kayak and Bike Rentals

                "Kayak and Bike Rentals! Welcome to the Forgotten Coast in the Florida Panhandle where paddli..."

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              • Boat Launch St. Vincents Island

                "Boat Launch"

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              • Cape San Blas Lighthouse

                "In 1847 Congress appropriated $8,000 for a lighthouse. Two years later a conical brick tower..."

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              • William J Rish Park

                "The bay side portion of the county park. Picnic areas (screened in one with a large "smoker..."

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              68 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Northwest Florida Beaches International (ECP)
              Private Homes
              Nearest Beach
              Cape San Blas - Port St Joe Peninsula

              Car: Necessary

              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)

               

              Owner info

              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 :-)


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Front entry to 2 story raised beach house with parking under the house

                Front entry to 2 story raised beach house with parking under the house

              • Warm welcome - fully functioning wood burning fireplace

                Warm welcome - fully functioning wood burning fireplace

              • Mural wall with pass through to kitchen for family friendly meals

                Mural wall with pass through to kitchen for family friendly meals

              • Stretch out in one of two reclining leather couches

                Stretch out in one of two reclining leather couches

              • Bay side bedroom with en suite - two twin beds

                Bay side bedroom with en suite - two twin beds

              • Master Bedroom with flat screen TV and en suite

                Master Bedroom with flat screen TV and en suite

              • Gulf side bedroom with queen bed

                Gulf side bedroom with queen bed

              • Large covered and uncovered deck with gulf view with plenty of seating and fan

                Large covered and uncovered deck with gulf view with plenty of seating and fan

              • Looking from the Gulf side of the house to the boardwalk and the beach

                Looking from the Gulf side of the house to the boardwalk and the beach

              • Child and dog friendly - let your heart soar

                Child and dog friendly - let your heart soar

              • A dogone nice place

                A dogone nice place

              • Even the horses won't miss a sunset!

                Even the horses won't miss a sunset!

              • Welcome to the Amazing Grace Beach House - Front Entry

                Welcome to the Amazing Grace Beach House - Front Entry

              • Open concept living and dining

                Open concept living and dining

              • Well equipped bright spacious  kitchen

                Well equipped bright spacious kitchen

              • Game closet for hours of family fun and entertainment

                Game closet for hours of family fun and entertainment

              • Master Bedroom - queen size bed

                Master Bedroom - queen size bed

              • Gulf side bedroom with queen bed and seating area with beach view

                Gulf side bedroom with queen bed and seating area with beach view

              • Gulf side bedroom - light, spacious and perfect for reading

                Gulf side bedroom - light, spacious and perfect for reading

              • Take your shoes off, get comfortable

                Take your shoes off, get comfortable

              • Experience the 'Amazing Grace' of a picture perfect sunrise or sunset

                Experience the 'Amazing Grace' of a picture perfect sunrise or sunset

              • Kayack in the bay - just across the way. Several boat ramps in close proximity

                Kayack in the bay - just across the way. Several boat ramps in close proximity

              • Best beach for a walk with or without a dog

                Best beach for a walk with or without a dog

              • You do not want to miss a sunset at Cape San Blas

                You do not want to miss a sunset at Cape San Blas

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              Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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