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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,366 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bed/3.5 bath, minutes from beach, pool, elevator, amazing views

Welcome to 'My Happy Place' on beautiful St. George Island! Formerly known as She Shells and Broadwing, always a top rental! My Happy Place is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with a sleeper sofa, offering sleeping for 10 guest.

One of the nicest most well-maintained homes on the entire Island.

You will find amazing views at this home with plenty of porch space and seating to enjoy them. We believe the view from the top balcony is one of the best on the island! You are only a short walk to the bike path and the St. George Island beach from this home.

Make sure to take advantage of the free kayak to paddle out with the dolphins! You also get a 20% discount at Jolly Roger beach shop by renting this property they rent golf carts kayaks paddle boards bicycles Beach Chairs umbrellas and they specialize in fishing and water excursions.

Chances are, this gorgeous Victorian home has caught your eye if you have ever driven down Gulf Beach Drive near the corner of 12th street and the St. George Island plantation gate. This home towers high with 2 floors of living space with an additional stair set going up to the 3rd floor reading nook with balcony. Numerous windows and tall ceilings make this home bright, airy, and open.

Through out the home you will find nautical décor touches with tranquil colors on the walls. You can relax sitting in the open living room with comfortable seating, wrap around windows, Flat screen TV, and a large book shelf with plenty of books and games. Take a peak on the kids in the pool downstairs by walking out the screened in porch off the living & kitchen area. By the way, our kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, utensils, bake ware, appliances- including: coffee maker, blender, toaster, mixer & more. All stainless steel appliances in this kitchen!

The enchanted dining area features a wooden chandelier, romantic wall sconces, a built in bench for the dining table, and a sliding glass door for access to the outside screened porch.

Along with kitchen and dining on the first floor, there is a hallway bathroom with shower, and a full bedroom with a flat screen and a beautiful view. By taking the stairs or elevator to the 2nd floor you have 3 bedrooms on this level. The King master bedroom is simply wonderful! As pictured, take a look out the windows for palm tree-tops & a gulf view . Walk out to your own private screened in porch off the master to feel the breeze. The circular shape and window placement in the master bedroom makes for another panoramic view with plenty of sunshine lighting. Double dressers and a flat screen in the master! Off the master you have the master bathroom with a tub/shower combo, vanity, and small linen closet for your sunscreen and towels. Around the corner is a fun place for children. Bedroom #2 features 2 twin beds, a book shelf with books, closet, bright artwork on the wall, and a fun kid's table for 2! Bedroom #3 is a Queen bedroom featuring fun aqua walls with pops of coral decor, awesome - amazing views, and a flat screen to top it off! There is a Jack and Jill bathroom conveniently located between Bedroom #2 & #3. This bathroom is a tub/shower combo with vanity.

The multiple decks on this home make the outside feel as spacious as the inside. Wide parking spaces under the home, including a wide drive way. Take a swim in the pool and soak up the sun with outdoor seating including chairs & lounge chairs, all surrounded by a privacy fence. As an added bonus, there is an outdoor bathroom with sink, outdoor shower, and an outdoor fish cleaning station located just outside the pool gate.

**Pool can be heated for a fee of $350**

The 2 screened in porches have plenty of seating as well as fans and lighting. The elevator is ready to bring your guest and groceries up, at no charge to use. We welcome well-behaved pets for a pet fee. Yes, there is FREE Cable & WI-FI!

We invite you to stay at 'My Happy Place' on beautiful St. George Island. We truly believe you will be happy you did.

More Details

Property Manager
Jerry Ison
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

Why Jerry Ison chose Gulf Beaches

My Happy Place is a charming Victorian beach home. Just minutes from the beach! Spacious layout, amazing views, large wrap around porches, pool, elevator, 2 screened in porches! Perfect for family vacations.

What makes this house unique

One of the few Victorian houses on St. George Island! Wrap around porch, top floor reading nook look-out, street corner location a block from the beach! This home has personality!


Gulf Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2366 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please do not let children or pets use the elevator alone
  • Please no pets on the furniture
  • Please take out trash through out the house upon check-out
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st floor hallway bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd floor jack and jill bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside 1/2 bathroom - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Aqua walls bedroom - 1 queen
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Stained Glass Window Bedroom - 1 double
  • Queen sleeper sofa in living room accounts for 2 guests sleeping arrangements
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Big!beautiful inside!pool!elevator!Great Views10%off new reservations call now
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Sonora, KY


  • 5 of 5

The property was amazing and had plenty of space for the 10 of us. My only negative experience was the weather. But that no one can control. It was so windy at the beach all week that the sand just pelted us so bad we couldn't enjoy it. But we really liked St George island.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind feedback on My Happy Place. We surely appreciate you staying with us! We are so glad you thought the home was amazing and spacious. We hate the weather was not ideal for your stay! We welcome you back to see us on the island anytime. Thanks again!
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You are located at 1181 W Gorrie Drive. Gorrie Drive is the road that goes down the center of St. George Island. There is a bike path that is located directly next to this road. You are at the corner of 12th street, right before the St. George Island Plantation Gate. You are minutes (less than 5!) from the beach- within walking distance , to the 12th street beach access. A few minutes car ride to the St. George Island Light house & visitor's center. Less than 5 minutes to shops, & restaurants!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund