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Alligator Point Beach Front Paradise

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms +pull out convertible queen size couch 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Enjoy this totally renovated 3 bedroom beach front house with 2 baths, plus enclosed outside hot/cold shower. Spacious gulf side screened porch with new furniture. Perfect to chill out, read a good book, watch the sunsets, enjoy a margarita or your favorite beverage, or simply sit back and gaze at the magnificent white sand beach with its natural beauty. Home has central heat and air. However, most of the time air circulation is superb with wonderful air flow from beach to bay.

Home is on one of the few properties on the Point that runs from Gulf beach to bay. You have two beaches - one on the Gulf side and one on Alligator bay. Your kids will enjoy playing on this beach and collecting the large number of shells that come in with each tide. The bay is a perfect place to launch or anchor your boat, canoe, kayak or sail boat.

We have high speed wireless internet, and TV, DVD, VCR stereo and a few movies for adults and children. You will have to use a cell phone or credit card to make long distance calls. We have beach chairs, floats, compressor to blow up floats,kids beach toys, life preservers.

There are no hotels, motels or high-rise condos to detract from the natural beauty or block your view of the beach at our house on Alligator Point. Watch the porpoises frolic in the gulf, sea turtles lay their eggs and exotic bird watching. An unforgettable escape to paradise.

Large master suite with king size bed with opening through french doors onto beachfront screened porch with windows at other end of suite opening onto the bay. Master bath has double vanities with bath and shower. Two other bedrooms with connecting bathroom and shower. They are small but each contains 2 comfortable twin beds. Queen sleeper sofa in living room. Outside enclosed hot/cold shower. Large open bay to beach great room with french doors opening to screen porch and windows opening to bay.

Kitchen nicely appointed with double door fridge with ice maker and filtered water, micro-wave, new flat top stove and self-cleaning oven--granite counter tops and island with bar stools. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout home. Gas grill for outside cooking.

Nearby attractions - Ball Point State Park; marina just down the beach; Wakulla Springs (Largest fresh water springs in world with boat rides), St. Marks Light House and Wildlife Refuge with great variety of birds, Apalachicola with the best oysters you can eat, St. George Island. . Nearby restaurants and churches. Wildwood and St. James golf courses a short drive away. Quaint little town of Panacea is just over the bridge with several excellent restaurants, and of course, places to buy wonderful fresh fish, shrimp and oysters to take home with you.

Keywords:, 3 bedroom, 2 bath and outside enclosed hot/cold shower.

More Details

Owner
beverly Haughton
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About beverly Haughton

My husband and I love the beach. Having visited throughout the coastal areas of Florida we selected Alligator Point as our favorite beach location. Unlike other beach areas, Alligator Point is not loaded down with hotels, motels, and condos. Except for the marina and adjacent 'Tiki,' which is an on-the-bay bar/restaurant, Alligator Point has no commercial development. It is strictly a family beach. You will not be locked down in traffic jams, horns blowing, or bothered by noisy beer joints.

beverly Haughton purchased this house in 1987

Why beverly Haughton chose Florida Main North West

First of all, this house is right on the beach - not a mile away or in sight of the beach or close but ON THE BEACH! There are no motels or strip malls cluttering up the area. This property had one of the highest elevations on Alligator Point which affords it increased protection in the event of a hurricane. Very important was the fact that it was one of the choice properties on Alligator Point in that it had the Gulf in the front yard and the bay in the backyard.

What makes this house unique

One of the biggest thrills is to be away from the awful traffic jams in Atlanta. It's really a joy to go out your front door, walk down the boardwalk to the beach, breathe that fresh salt air, sit in a beach chair and read a book, take a walk on a beautiful sandy beach or simply exude with nature at its best.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mr and Mrs Haughton,

Just wanted to let know that we had the best vacation I can remember for a long time. The house was perfect for our group and such a nice secluded place away from commercial attraction. We enjoyed what we did see Wakulla Springs, St.George Island and the aquarium in Panecea. Dale and Brad loved the golf course.And we loved the beach and the grandchildren couldn't get enough of the sea shells and swimming. The best time was had by all. It will always be in our hearts.Thank you for providing us with an excelant place to stay, just like being at home.My grandson kept saying (that is our house and we aren't leaving) Hope it was left in perfect condition for the next renters to enjoy.
Jul 2011
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Amenities

Alligator Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) High chair, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Alligator Point Beach Front Paradise
average rating of 4.95 based on 31 reviews
Calhoun Ga
5

Wonderful...wonderful...wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a clean orderly house and spent 7 days 7 nights of absolute perfection. The beach was quite and oh so peaceful. The sunsets and sunrise were breath taking. Enjoyed watching Dolphins, searching for shells, starfish and sand dollars. We couldn't bring ourselves to keep any...felt we should leave nature along for the next people to enjoy seeing. When Saturday came no one wanted to leave. We have found our peace of heaven at the beach...we are already checking calendar and family member's schedules so we can book for next year. Can't wait to visit again and stay in this wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hartsville
5

Fabulous Family Vacay

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house located on a little piece of heaven. The beach was beautiful and we have fallen in love with Alligator Point and all of its natural glory. We previously stayed in the Destin, Rosemary, Seaside beach areas for many years. We chose this location because of the abundance of natural offerings and activities. We wanted to be away from the crowds and noise and we could not have picked a more perfect place.

The house is very comfortable and accommodating and is in a great spot on the beach. It was never crowded and there is an abundance of shells, crabs, sand dollars, and star fish to be found just outside the door. The screened in porch was by far our favorite place and where we spent most of the time when not on the beach. The kitchen was great and provided views of the gulf and the bay. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the outside shower. We ate at Angelo's, which was pricey but has fresh and excellent food, great service, and an awesome water view so no complaints at all and we will go back. We also ate at Posey's (you must try their hushpuppies) and it was also very good. We visited Wakulla Springs, which was a great trip- ice cream in the lodge and swam in the cold, but oh so clear, springs water. Perhaps my favorite part of the trip was the long walks along the beach. We walked to the right of the house to the rock and tree filled area (passed the shell tree) and it was absolutely beautiful. This is such a unique area and we will most definitely return and would absolutely stay in this house again. The owners were easy to work with and everything was exactly as it was described. We had a perfect family vacation and are so thankful we found this area and this property. Thanks so much

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marion, AR
5

Jeanine

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this home! When I arrived the house was spotless. The layout of the house afforded amazing views of the gulf and the bay. I watched numerous dolphins feeding everyday. The beach was beautiful, great for taking long walks! I could have lived on the back porch. I would recommend this property to anyone wanting an amazingly relaxing vacation! No hotels or condos in site! Many nature parks located nearby. I saw manatee, alligators, ibis, dolphins, horseshoe crabs, jellyfish, just to name a few. I will return for another vacation to this wonderful home!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

This house and the location are even better than the photos! Every night there was a tide pool to explore. My children found too many sea shells and crabs to count. Every thing in the house was super clean. It felt like home. The views are amazing. The porch is perfect! We saw 10 dolphins not far from shore. We didn't want to leave, but will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brentwood, Tennessee
4

Beach Tranquility

  • 4 of 5

Our trip to Alligator Point exceeded our expectations! The house we stayed in was PERFECT for our family! The layout of the house was great for a family of five. The kitchen had everything we needed. The best part of the house is the screened in porch! We spent most of our time out there....morning coffee, watching ocean, eating meals, putting together puzzles, reading books, etc. The other best part of the house was the proximity to the beach and the bay! Just a few steps away and we were in the water! We wouldn't have it ANY other way! We ate out just a few times. Angelo's and Posey's were both excellent! We drove to St. George Island area one morning which was nice. Also recommend going to Wakulla Springs for lunch and boat ride over the river. Lots of wild life on the river! We will be returning to Alligator Point and would definitely stay at this house again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ruth: Thank you for your nice email and the experience you had while staying at our beach house. Bill & Bev Haughton
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Durham, NC
5

Beach Front Paradise if exactly right!

  • 5 of 5

This beach house was by far the BEST we have had in all the years we have come to Alligator Point and Bald Point.

A stones throw to the beach and the bay. The huge screen porch is the greatest! The breeze thru the house was wonderful! To see the sunrise out the front door and the sunset out the back was amazing!Love the huge freezer to store the tons of fish we caught and were able to bring back home with us.

The beach was wonderful! Perfect for shells and all sorts of critters.Excellent surf fishing and fun for the children (of all ages!)

So clean, plenty of room, excellent for children, and so relaxing to all of us! Thank you so much and we look forward to returning for sure next year. Thanks once again. This house is perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alligator Point House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,795
$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning service $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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