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Beachfront-Indian Summer House Has Spectacular Water Views

Port St. Joe, FL, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps9
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Privacy and seclusion await you at this beachfront house named Indian Summer! Located at 346 Indian Pass Road [zip 32456], it has bright, fun interior spaces with one of the most expansive and beautiful views on the gulf! Sit and watch the waves gently roll

in. It faces quiet, pet friendly beaches with great sunrise/sunset views and is close to some of the

hottest fishing spots in the area including saltwater

and freshwater. Many guests have seen eagles,

migrating butterflies,and dolphins. Stargazing is

exceptional on clear nights.

Indian Summer is very private and nicely decorated, sleeping nine with 3 bedrooms, each with an adjoining bathroom and screened porch. There are 2 masters, each with queen beds, and a bunk room with 3 twins and a double. The house has a book library and assortment of games/puzzles. Free, password protected wi-fi is available. Approximately 2500 square feet is air conditioned. First level - living room, dining area with adjoining screened porch, kitchen, and queen bedroom with bathroom. Second level - queen bedroom and bath, open loft area with desk, air hockey game table and book library, and bunk bed room with adjoining bath. All 3 bedroom suites have private screened porches.

Owner

Kim Tamvacakis

Member Since 2007
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english, french, greek
Calendar last updated:
Mar 02, 2018

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
        • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) 2 bunk beds sleep total of 5
          3 in singles and 2 in a double

        Bathrooms

        • 3 Bathrooms
          • 3 full baths, on-suite for each bedroom. All three bathrooms have double sinks.

          Location Type

            • Beachfront
              private boardwalk from house to beach

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Covered Parking
                    • Free Long Distance
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Living Room
                      2 story living room open to balcony connecting 2 upstairs bedrooms
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              additional dining table in screened porch
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 9 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  (2)
                                • Television
                                  2: one in living room, second in upstairs bedroom
                                • Video Library

                                  Outside

                                    • Deck / Patio

                                      Suitability

                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Attractions

                                            • marina
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shelling
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • hunting
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis

                                                          Notes

                                                            • 4 screened porches: three are attached to bedrooms, fourth is attached to dining room panoramic views of beach from deck

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              5 Reviews

                                                              Excellent4.4/5

                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Wonderful, sunny home

                                                              Frimet G.

                                                              I rarely leave reviews (I'm a shameless consumer of reviews), but this place deserves one.

                                                              This was our second year celebrating Passover on the beautiful, quiet beaches of The Forgotten Coast, and the most memorable one. The first thing I notice about any house is how much sun pours in during daytime hours, and this house didn't disappoint. The entire main floor has an airy, open feel thanks to the big windows and doors overlooking the ocean. Sitting on the balcony right on the beach and falling asleep to the sound of crashing waves was so restorative! We spent our days reading on the beach and frolicking in the ocean. Though it was slightly busier than last year, there were still very few people around, and you can literally have a mile of beach to yourself.

                                                              The house was clean and comfortable, though perhaps a bit dated. We came for the beach and didn't expect a modern, luxurious home.

                                                              Kim, the owner, was always available and totally delightful to work with.

                                                              We sure hope to return to this house again!

                                                              Can we get any closer to the beach???

                                                              Laurie L.

                                                              When we originally booked Indian Summer, we thought 4 weeks would be good. After thinking about being in Minnesota in any part of winter, we increased our stay to 6 weeks (without any problem on the owner's part). We were so happy to be in this house, on this beach, for 6 weeks. The stars shine so brightly, the waves sound so peaceful. It was an added bonus to see dolphins most every day, but especially great to see them before we checked out on our last day! We had a couple things that needed fixing and the owner was prompt in taking care of those things. The kitchen is well stocked! The beds are comfortable! The beach is spectacular! We enjoyed coffee every morning on the deck, enjoyed lunches on the screen porch. Our daughter and her family joined us for a few days and seeing our granddaughters on the beach was priceless! We will be back, guaranteed!

                                                              Great house needs TLC

                                                              Lynn B.Caryville

                                                              Great location. Owner easy to work with.

                                                              Interior in dire need of paint; in every room there are screws and nails protruding from what looks like multiple revisions of curtain rods/decor or something. Old wallpaper in bathrooms, peeling from all seams. The grout on all bathroom floors black with age/dirt. Exterior also needs work. Mold in the porch areas outside the bedrooms. Master bedroom colors very harsh; bright yellow and bright green and very old, as well as the bedroom furniture.

                                                              There was new carpet however, and the leather sofa in the living room was nice. And although run down looking, we did feel it was clean.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Most of the noted problems are accurate except the bathroom floor grout is the original color. Black grout was used to accent other black features in the bathroom – per the original designer who specified something black in every room.

                                                              Complete remodeling of bathrooms (new countertops, fixtures, tiles, paint) had been planned for Winter 2016 but something happened that has never happened before – Indian Summer was completely booked for the entire Winter season.

                                                              We now plan to block the property for Nov/Dec 2016 and/or Jan/Feb 2017 to accommodate the 5-6 weeks needed to complete all the work.

                                                              This is the remodeling list that we developed with the help of our local decorator:

                                                              A. Completely update all 3 bathrooms with new tile, countertops, fixtures, etc.

                                                              B. Paint all 3 bedrooms.

                                                              C. Get new bedroom furniture

                                                              D. Buy a bigger TV (and a suitable credenza) for the living room.

                                                              and maybe

                                                              E. Replace some sliding doors.

                                                              F. Paint some of the exterior, such as the deck’s vertical surfaces, screen porch frames, etc.

                                                              Second visit even better than the first

                                                              RobertaAtlanta, GA

                                                              We stayed at Indian Summer in 2011 and found it to be just what we needed. (4 adults). The beach is quiet, the house is comfortable and is well supplied. My favorite part might be the big sectional in the living room which has room for everyone. You can dine indoors or on the screened porch. There is plenty of room on the deck for dogs to wrestle and play. And it is walking distance to the Raw Bar. When we were planning our beach trip for this year no one wanted to look any further than Indian Summer. We thought we detected some upgrades - the place looked really good. And we had another relaxing visit. This year there were five of us and we all felt like we had plenty of room. We will be back again.

                                                              Just what we needed!

                                                              NickieWoodstock, GA

                                                              We stayed at Indian Summer during Thanksgiving 2012 - and it was just what we needed. Privacy, peace & relaxation - all with an awesome view! LOVED IT! The owners and their staff are very easy to work with. They want you to enjoy your vacation and don't nickel and dime you to death in the process. The kitchen is well stocked for vacation cooking (hey, we cooked Thanksgiving dinner here and it was awesome) but I would highly suggest bringing your own spices and specialty stuff - if you have to bring your Mother-In-Law or someone to impress. But you can buy just about everything at the Piggly Wiggly. The guys golfed at the local course - and disagreed with some of the reviews I had read online before we got here, slamming the course. They thought it was in good shape and had a great time - even complimenting the staff there. They enjoyed themselves. Also, they enjoyed the Indian Pass Raw Bar - which was wicked close. But the best parts were the location, the view, the privacy and the owners wanting to make sure we enjoyed ourselves. True Southern Hospitality through and through. Definitely a class act. For sure we will be back.

                                                              Location

                                                              Port St. Joe, FL, USA

                                                              Indian Summer House is in a secluded, quiet area far from crowded tourist traps. Located on Indian Pass, a small peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico, there are lots of birds, even occasional eagles, and many dolphins and sea shells. Nearby Port St Joe (8 miles) and Apalachicola (21 miles) are within easy driving distance, with quaint 'old Florida' charm, fun shopping and excellent dining.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Pet Fee
                                                              $180
                                                              Damage Insurance
                                                              $59
                                                              Tax Rate
                                                              12%
                                                              $300avg/night
                                                              5 Reviews
                                                              Excellent 4.4/5
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