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1st Tier Gulf View Beach House 3 Bed/3 Bath

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 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

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Child games and Child books and videos...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Definitely no smoking please....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

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

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          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

          Other Amenities

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

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                A broad appeal book collection (including children & teen)paperback novels to take to the beach...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Blu-ray...moreless

              • Games:

                Large game library...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (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

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                2 flat screen TVs with cable & DVDs players & 1 with cable only & 1 VCR TV for a total of 4...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                DVDs and Netflix. Also a game closet (board games, card games, and puzzles)...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • 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

              • 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

              • Water View:

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

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

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

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Heat & Air...moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking:

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

              • Fireplace
              • 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

              • Telephone:

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

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Wireless broadband...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

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

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Professional quality knives, pots and pans....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

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

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Outdoor Grill:

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

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              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
              $300 $350
              Fri, Sat
              $1,500 $3,250
              Early Spring - Spring Break
              Mar 1 - Apr 4, 2015
              3 night min stay

              $1,300
              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
              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
              $300 $325
              Fri, Sat
              $1,400
              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
              $125 $135
              Fri, Sat
              $900 $2,200
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $150 $175
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,100
              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:

              • Cleaning $125
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until confirmation.


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              Last updated: 12/22/2014
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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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              • Indian Pass Trading Post

                "The website is not showing the correct location. Call for directions."

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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, also some very limited Spanish

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • Even the horses won't miss a sunset!

                Even the horses won't miss a sunset!

              • 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.

              • 2 reclining leather sofas for ultimate comfort!

                2 reclining leather sofas for ultimate comfort!

              • Open concept living & dining with light-filled French doors & shuttered windows.

                Open concept living & dining with light-filled French doors & shuttered windows.

              • Spacious, well equipped kitchen to meet the needs of a foodie.

                Spacious, well equipped kitchen to meet the needs of a foodie.

              • Master Bedroom with queen bed, flat screen TV & en suite.

                Master Bedroom with queen bed, flat screen TV & en suite.

              • Reading nook in master bedroom with original artwork by young aspiring artist.

                Reading nook in master bedroom with original artwork by young aspiring artist.

              • Gulf side bedroom with generous Gulf view!

                Gulf side bedroom with generous Gulf view!

              • Bright bay side bedroom with en suite & flat screen DVD TV - two twin beds.

                Bright bay side bedroom with en suite & flat screen DVD TV - two twin beds.

              • Dream here....A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. - Neil Gaiman

                Dream here....A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. - Neil Gaiman

              • Voted BEST dog (&child) friendly beach - your spirits will soar at any age!

                Voted BEST dog (&child) friendly beach - your spirits will soar at any age!

              • Even the horses won't miss a sunset!

                Even the horses won't miss a sunset!

              • Take your shoes off, get comfortable.

                Take your shoes off, get comfortable.

              • Welcome to our home, with a wood burning fireplace & open hearth.

                Welcome to our home, with a wood burning fireplace & open hearth.

              • 1 of 4 TVs - large flat screen with cable, Netflix & DVD player.

                1 of 4 TVs - large flat screen with cable, Netflix & DVD player.

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

                Mural wall with generous pass through to kitchen for family friendly meals.

              • Catch you own dinner during unforgettable scallop season.

                Catch you own dinner during unforgettable scallop season.

              • Master bedroom en suite with seating area to groom as you like.

                Master bedroom en suite with seating area to groom as you like.

              • Spa like Gulf side bedroom with queen bed & seating area with beach view.

                Spa like Gulf side bedroom with queen bed & seating area with beach view.

              • Light & spacious Gulf side bedroom - perfect for games, movies or chillin'

                Light & spacious Gulf side bedroom - perfect for games, movies or chillin'

              • Award winning games, puzzles and DVDs welcome you when you want a lazy day.

                Award winning games, puzzles and DVDs welcome you when you want a lazy day.

              • Covered & uncovered spacious deck with Gulf view & plenty of seating under fan.

                Covered & uncovered spacious deck with Gulf view & plenty of seating under fan.

              • Playful dolphins are common to the Cape. See for yourself!

                Playful dolphins are common to the Cape. See for yourself!

              • We hope you do not miss a sunrise / sunset at 'Amazing Grace'!

                We hope you do not miss a sunrise / sunset at 'Amazing Grace'!

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              Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english, also some very limited Spanish
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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              1st Tier Gulf View Beach House 3 bed/3 bath

              Cape San Blas #78772

              3 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 6

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